News

Welcome New Federation Staff

We're so happy to introduce two new staff members to the Jewish Federation of Madison team.

Janice Beers will be working part-time in the position of Office Administrator, focusing on accounts receivable. Janice worked for Jewish Social Services of Madison for 27 years on resettlement effor…

Three Recipients Awarded Jewish Federation of Madison Community Grants

We're excited to announce the three recipients awarded Jewish Federation of Madison Community Grants through the Cheryl Rosen Weston Fund of $10,000 each.¬†The Jewish Federation of Madison Community Grants through the Cheryl Rosen Weston Fund supports projects that connect Jewish youth and a…

Announcing 2020 Annual Tzedakah Campaign Co-Chairs

We are delighted to announce our 2020 Annual Tzedakah Campaign co-chairs - Joel Minkoff and Fred Gants. Joel and Fred both have long histories of support for the Jewish Federation of Madison and the greater Madison Jewish community. In addition to being a past Jewish Federation of Madison pr…

Statement on the Shootings of Jacob Blake and Protesters in Kenosha

The Jewish Federation of Madison remains profoundly distressed by ongoing shooting incidents, most recently the horrific shooting of Jacob Blake. He was shot seven times in his back by a Kenosha police officer in front of his three young children. Violence like that is as despicable as it is…

Todah Rabah & B'Hatzlacha to Ellen Weismer

As another camp summer comes to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to thank Ellen Weismer, Camp Shalom Director, for her leadership, hard work, and dedication, exceptionally so this summer with the additional concerns and restrictions due to COVID-19. Ellen started her career at…