Golda Meir

From the student council at Milwaukee’s North Division to prime of Israel, Golda Meir was a leader and an activist. But as noted in the new biography by Francine Klagsbrun, Meir is better regarded in America than in the nation she helped build. Read more


In the early 1960s, Andy Warhol’s star was on the rise. The triumph of post-war consumerism had been addressed by the young Warhol to the pleasure of a counter-cultural Zeitgeist bent on thumbing its nose at the values of the Greatest Read more

Visual Arts

A little while ago, I had the chance to sit down and talk with Alice Wilson and Charles Sommers about an upcoming show that they are producing for Rockabilly Girl Productions--Charlie's Chocolate Cabaret. Inspired by Roald Dahl, it's a cabaret sh.. Read more


First Stage creates an interesting historical contrast in Jonathan Gillard Daly's To The Promised Land. The story of life in Milwaukee for an African-American girl named Ruth during the civil rights movement fluidly alternates with the stor... Read more


A number of famous figures have called Milwaukee home, but none are more historically relevant than Golda Meir. Israel’s first female prime minister spent most of her formative years in our city.According to her autobiography, My Life, Gold... Read more

Happening Now

Defining Judaism Greeting visitors in the museum’ Jeremiah, ,Cover Story Read more

Happening Now