Field Trips

To learn more about our Field Trip programs contact us at HERC@MilwaukeeJewish.org.

 

From Ignorance and Fear to Knowledge and Understanding: Jews, Judaism, and the Holocaust (FIF)

This 3 part program includes:FIF Program

Judaism and the Synagogue

History of Anti-Semitism

Personal Holocaust Survivor Testimony

2016-2017 FIF Program Dates & Locations (All programs are held from 9:30am-12pm)

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Congregation Shalom (7630 N Santa Monica Blvd. – Milwaukee, WI)

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid (6880 N Green Bay Ave. – Milwaukee, WI)

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Congregation Shalom (7630 N Santa Monica Blvd. – Milwaukee, WI)

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun (2020 W Brown Deer Road – River Hills, WI)

*A $30 non-refundable deposit to hold your group’s reservation is required

 

In Our Voices: Field Trip Partnership with Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Join HERC Educators on a visit to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, Illinois for their docent led museum program “In Our Voices”.

2016-2017 In Our Voices Dates (All programs are held from 10:10am-1:30pm)

IHMEC LogoPlease contact our office to check available dates.

*A discounted $5 per student Museum entrance fee is required. SUBSIDIES ARE AVAILABLE.

 

Fabric of Survival Exhibit at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Inspired by the art and story of a Holocaust survivor, Esther Nisenthal Krinitz uses art and personal narrative to recognize individual courage and resilience, and to foster understanding and compassion for those who experience injustice. The original fabric compositions detail Esther’s life before, during and after World War II. Organized by Art & Remembrance. Museum visit includes exhibit tour, workshop with Holocaust Educator, and optional presentation by Holocaust survivor or family member of a survivor.

February 16, 2017- May 26, 2017jewish-museum-milwaukee-logo

Appropriate for students 6th grade and higher.

*Cost is $25 for group registration; $3 per student. Transportation subsidies may be available.

 

Holocaust by Bullets Exhibit at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Places can be deceiving. Where grass and trees now grow, once were scenes of unspeakable horror — killing fields where more than 2 million people were murdered before the creation of concentration camps. Holocaust by Bullets documents this lesser-known side of the Holocaust with eye-witness testimonies, photographs and archival materials. Sponsored by Bader Philanthropies, Inc., they Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, and Herb Kohl Philanthropies. Museum visit includes exhibit tour, workshop with Holocaust Educator, and optional presentation by Holocaust survivor or family member of a survivor.

April 20, 2017- May 19, 2017jewish-museum-milwaukee-logo

Appropriate for HIGH SCHOOL students only.

*Cost: Free transportation for Milwaukee county schools. Free admission to Holocaust by Bullets, Fabric of Survival and Jewish Museum Milwaukee permanent exhibits.