The advancement of learning is the highest commandment - Maimonides
Summary of 2007/2008 WSJL programs
Third Internation Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music - June 13-16, 2008A showcase of new musical compositions set to Jewish liturgical texts. Read more.
WSJL 2008 Annual Meeting - Sunday, June 15, 2008After the meeting at Cardinal Stritch University, participants attended the Festival Concert.
Ripon College - April 22, 2008WSJL helped Ripon College commemorate Passover by sponsoring a concert and lecture by Milwaukee-based folksinger Lil' Rev.
Rahel Musleah - January 2008Rahel Musleah, Calcutta-born journalist, author, singer, and songwriter, presented multi-media programs about Jewish life and customs in India. Read more about her presentations.
Wendy Amsellem - November 2007Wendy Amsellem of Drisha Institute in New York spoke at several locations in Milwaukee, Racine, and Manitowoc. Read more about the topics she presented.
Jeremy Aron - October 2007In honor of Israel's 60th birthday, Melitz educator Jeremy Aron gave a Shabbaton at Congregation Sons of Abraham, La Crosse. He spoke about "Arabs in Israel: A Citizen's Perspective on Life in Northern Israel following the Lebanon War of 2006."
58th Annual Wisconsin Institute of Judaism - August 9-12, 2007Hazzan Ramón Tasat of Shalshelet spoke about Jewish music and Professor Emeritus Norman Roth of UW-Madison discussed the Golden Age of Spain at the Perlstein Resort & Conference Center in Lake Delton, Wisconsin.
Other co-sponsored activities
2007/2008 Co-SponsorsCongregation Beth Israel
Hillel Foundation Milwaukee
Congregation Anshei Sfard Kehillat Torah
Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha
Shalshelet - The Foundation for New Jewish Liturgical Music
Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music