Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission

To engage the Jewish community to build a more just Milwaukee through study, action, and civic engagement.


Our Vision

Tikkun Ha-Ir of Milwaukee engages our local Jewish community to be active, thoughtful residents of the Milwaukee area. By working with other Jewish and local service organizations, we strive to alleviate the pressing needs of those most vulnerable in our community.


Our Guiding Values

ואהבת לרעך כמוֹך
Love your neighbor as yourself. -Leviticus 19
We recognize we are part of a diverse community and express love and respect for those who are different than us.

לא תעמד על־דם רעך
Do not stand idly by. -Leviticus 19
In the face of oppression, it is our responsibility as Jews to take action and effect change.

צדקה
Tzedakah: Righteous behavior, thoughtful giving. -Babylonian Talmud Bava Batra
It is our duty to give back to those in need in whatever ways we can.