February 17, 2017 | 20th of Sh'vat, 5777



Quotes of the Week - 2/16


IN THE LAST FEW YEARS MILWAUKEE HAS MOVED FROM THE 13TH POOREST TO THE 2ND POOREST CITY IN THE UNITED STATES WITH POPULATIONS ABOVE 500,000. -- Data from Census Bureau's Five-Year American Community Survey, analyzed by research group FindTheBest.com

83% OF MILWAUKEE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE IN LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS (2014-2015) -- Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

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The seventh graders made a difference in Milwaukee. They raised over $3,000 from this two-hour Empty Bowls event. Most importantly...


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IN OUR MJDS FAMILY

Mazal tov to MJDS alumna Arielle Edelman and Adam McHenry on the birth of their daughter Mia Sylvia McHenry, born Feb. 12. Congratulations, too, to MJDS Founding Librarian Nina Edelman and alumni parent Richard Edelman, the proud grandparents!

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