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Hazon

Hazon’s Sustainability Summit Tackles Climate Change and its Impact on Mental Health

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Hazon, a Jewish nonprofit that focuses on sustainability and building a greener Earth, has long put climate change at the forefront of its mission.
Edward Friedman Class of ’22, Matt Shapiro ’24 and Reena Zuckerman ’23

In the News: Students’ Minyan Looks at Increase in Participation

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Growing up, Reena Zuckerman '23 loved to read from the Torah, the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. She did it the first time at her bat mitzvah and continues still today.
The company of the "RENT" 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour.

‘RENT’ Brings a Timeless Message of Love and Hope to the Fisher Stage

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"RENT" runs through Sunday, Oct. 24, at the Fisher Theatre, 3011 W. Grand Blvd. in Detroit.
From 2000

Looking Back: ‘The Last Guys to Let You Down’

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The “Last Guys to Let You Down” is a tongue-in-cheek reference to our local Jewish funeral directors.
Birth

A Word of Torah: The Miracle of a Child

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There is a mystery at the heart of Jewish existence, engraved into the first syllables of our recorded time.
Torah

Torah Portion: Societal Power

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Parshat Vayera: Genesis 18:1-22:24; II Kings 4;1-37.
Kosher Ribs celebrates its Inter-Congregational Men’s Club fall softball league championship. Mitch Kline couldn’t play in the playoffs, but Evan Kline made sure his father was in the Kosher Ribs team photo, holding a cellphone showing Mitch Kline on a FaceTime call.

Inter-Congregational Softball League Rule Keeps the Eventual Champion ‘Kosher Ribs’ Alive in Fall Playoffs

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A walk-off home run that wasn’t a walk-off home run helped Kosher Ribs win the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club fall softball league championship.
Zoom Judaism

Essay: Why ‘Zoom Judaism’ will Fade, and Synagogues will Thrive

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Yes, adjustments will be made: The Jewish communal world will rethink the need for large facilities and will reduce infrastructure costs. Digital tools will be more important.
Instruments

Community Members, Musicians Team Up to Seek Donations of Instruments for 2,500 Detroit Schoolkids

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Throughout this month, there will be an inaugural drive for 2,500 instruments, new and used.
Work by Jeff Ham

Closed for 19 Months, JCC’s Janice Charach Gallery Reopens with Ceramic Show

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Beginning Oct. 24 and remaining on display through Dec. 9, the all-ceramic juried tableware show will feature the works of 40 Michigan-based artists.
Chanukah

JN Wants to Hear Your Hanukkah Stories!

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The Jewish News is looking to feature stories from our readers in our Nov. 25 issue.
Torri Yates-Orr and John K. Butcher will host each of the eight episodes.

Silent Horror Film ‘The Golem’ is Brought Back to Life as a Reimagined Episodic...

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As a longtime staple of classic horror and Jewish film culture, The Golem is being brought back to life by Reboot, an arts and culture nonprofit that reimagines and recreates Jewish traditions.
JCC Maccabi Games

JCC Maccabi Games Zoom Meetings Scheduled

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If all goes well, the JCC Maccabi Games will return in 2022 in San Diego, Calif.
Antisemitism

New Online Portal to Report Antisemitism on Campus

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During the 2020-2021 academic year, Hillel International tracked a total of 244 antisemitic incidents on college and university campuses, according to preliminary data.
Skinny Tee

Shop to Help Women with Breast Cancer

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Jewish business owners support survivors with special sales.
Participants practice the “Leg Up Wall” pose.

Mindy Eisenberg Makes Yoga Accessible for People with Multiple Sclerosis

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Mindy Eisenberg believes that yoga should be accessible to everyone.