Our Mission

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

Our Guiding Values

Love your neighbor as yourself.

Do not stand idly by.

Tzedakah: Righteous behavior, thoughtful giving.

Our Vision

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

Sponsoring Organizations

Tikkun Ha-ir is proud to have the support of the following local organizations:

Hillel Milwaukee
Lake Park Synagogue
Congregation Sinai
Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun
Congregation Shalom
Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid
Congregation Anshai Lebowitz

Board of Directors

President – Paula Lorant
Vice President, Governance – Tamara Stolle
Vice President, External Affairs – Jill Weinshel
Treasurer – Reesa Gottschalk
Secretary – Susan Ellman

Members At Large –

Tobey Libber
Dean Zemel

Delegates –

Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun – Reenie Kavalar
Lake Park Synagogue – Susan Ellman
Congregation Shir Hadash – Reesa Gottschalk
Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid – Alana Platt
Temple Menorah – Jill Plavnick
Congregation Sinai – Deborah Schermer
Congregation Anshai Lebowitz – Rabbi Pinchas Levin
Congregation Shalom – Susan Bernstein

Rabbinical Rep. – Marc Berkson

Past Presidents Ex Officio –

Lew Friedland
Gigi Pomerantz
Rea Katz

Tikkun Ha-Ir is an independent 501(c)3.


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