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A Historic Day in the Wisconsin State Legislature

By Michael Blumenfeld

The Wisconsin State Assembly unanimously adopted the following on April 13, 2021:

Senate Bill 69, Holocaust education legislation: A bill that mandates that Wisconsin students receive instruction on the Holocaust at least once in middle school and once in high school.…

Goodman Aquatic Center Update 4/12/2021

Hello all! Thank you for your patience as we arrange for the Goodman Aquatic Center to reopen. We are excited about its return and have been working to enact a reopening plan for the season. We are doing our very best to work with the parameters we have and to create the safest solutions for…

2021-2022 Budget Passed by Jewish Federation of Madison Board

By Alan Klugman, Executive Director

On February 16, the Jewish Federation of Madison Board of Directors passed a 2021-2022 budget that is significant on many levels. Despite our 2020 Annual Tzedakah Campaign coming in short of 2019 by some $20,000, we were able to maintain the previous leve…

2020 Annual Tzedakah Campaign Raised $926,495!

The Talmud teaches us, "All Jews are responsible for one another." Each year, through their contribution to the Annual Tzedakah Campaign, our Madison community members honor this Jewish value. This year, our campaign began in a pandemic, which brought with it tremendous uncertainty and anxie…

A Message To Our Community From Our President

Witnessing the horrifying violence at our nation's Capitol last Wednesday was a reminder of just how precious our democracy is. After Congress reconvened to complete its Constitutional task of certifying the presidential election, we are relieved to know our democracy still stands. We are th…