Special Immigration Service and Oneg
February 22, 7pm
Location: Shir space at Plymouth

Professor Rachel Buff of UWM’s Cultures and Communities Program and History Department will join us to discuss her recent trip to the southern US border and the political and environmental forces impacting the desire for immigration and asylum from Central America. She will answer our questions about the current situation in the state and at the border and how we can support immigrants locally and nationally.

Song and Study
March 2, 10am
Location: Sweeney/Woll residence
2400 E Stratford Ct, Shorewood

It is Shabbat Shekalim! The regular parashah, which addresses building the mishkan, is enhanced with extra Torah about the process of taking a census through the half shekel contribution (sound familiar?).  Bring a Torah translation and nosh to share. Come at 9:45 for that first cuppa’ something.

Musical Chesed Service and Potluck
March 8, 6:30pm
Location: Shir space at Plymouth

While we enjoy our always wonderful music and delicious potluck meal, we will also immerse in the theme of chesed through Torah text, liturgy, contemporary writings, and exploration of how we can each bring more chesed into our world and community.

Shir Community Table
March 15, 6pm
Location: TBA

Join your Shir chevre for Shabbat blessings, delicious food,
and interesting conversation in an intimate setting.

Shabbat Learning
March 16, 10am
Location: Sweeney/Woll residence
2400 E Stratford Ct, Shorewood

This follow up to our February session will focus on the history, form, and themes of Jewish prayer.  Bring a little nosh to share if you wish.




Noted Israeli Author Yossi Klein Halevi will be in MKE in late May to discuss his book Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, in which he describes his growing awareness of the dual narratives in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and his desire to be understood by his hypothetical Palestinian neighbor.

Congregation Shir Hadash will join Lake Park Synagogue for a more intimate discussion of the book
Wednesday, March 13th at 7pm
at Hillel MKE – 3053 N Stowell Ave, Milwaukee

And don’t forget to put Thursday May 30th on your calendar!