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A Word of Torah: From Pain to Humility

Those who have humility are open to things greater than themselves while those who lack it are not.

Looking Back: Hank Greenberg Invitational is an Annual Local Tradition

The Greenberg Invitational has thrived for 32 years.
Frankel baseball coach Joe Bernstein lines up with seniors (from left) Gabe Gordon, Ethan Gray, Merrick Michaelson and Caleb Robbins.

Frankel Jaguars’ Memorable Baseball Season

In a Frankel baseball season where every game was a ‘must-win,’ one victory stood out among the others.
L to R: Pat Levine and Candace Hunt change trash bags. Mark Roth takes a pit bull for a walk. Beverly Roth finds that pit bulls are strong and friendly. Cathleen Zepelin and Mike Leibowitz prepare treats for the dogs.

B’nai Moshe Goes to the Dogs … And Cats

B’nai Moshe volunteers spent Tuesday, May 23, doing various tasks to help the Oakland County Animal Shelter, and they loved spending the time with the fur babies. 
Studio Mela (Michal Evyatar and Carmel Bar)

BAMAH’s Cultural Exchange Initiative

Nonprofit BAMAH brings Israeli performing artists to North America.
Commercial laundry equipment installed in the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit

Charitable Laundry Service Supports Ronald McDonald House in Detroit

A.L.L. Laundry Service and Maytag Commercial Laundry donate to Ronald McDonald House of Detroit
Rotem Reshef at the Detroit Institute of Arts. (Jamie Feldman)

Midtown Mural

Israeli artist Rotem Reshef’s time- and nature-inspired art is now on permanent display in Detroit.

Torah Portion: Needs and Wants

Parshat Behaalotecha: Numbers 8:1-12:26; Zechariah 2:14-4:7.
Sarah Orenstein as Helena Percy, Countess of Northumberland, stars in Richard II at the Stratford Festival through Sept. 28.

Sarah Orenstein Shines in Dual Roles at Stratford Festival

Sarah Orenstein’s sixth season at the festival shows her versatility in two adapted plays.
Judy Goldwasser, Marcy Fisher and Gabe Neistein study materials on the display table.

Center for Michigan Jewish Heritage Has Gala Kick-Off

The Joan Meyers Jampel Center for Michigan Jewish Heritage was formally launched on May 8, with a Kick-Off Gala attended by over 200 patrons and friends.
Pura Vida Acai Bowl

Playa Bowls Opens New Location in Troy

With rainbow super fruit bowls and refreshing smoothies, Playa Bowls aims to bring a relaxed vacation vibe to everyday life.

The Academy Awards for Mensches

Meet six Metro Detroiters being honored at Federation’s 2023 Annual Awards Night
Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff speaks about the Biden administration’s antisemitism strategy at the State Department, May 25, 2023.

U.S. Releases First-Ever National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism

The Biden-Harris Administration released its awaited U.S National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism.
Ian Weinberg

Teen Author Inspires Young Investors with New Book

Birmingham’s 17-year-old Ian Weinberg has published a book on investing.
Paula and Jeff Lynn

How We Met: ‘At the Library’

“The library was kind of like a bar, lots of people talking and hanging out.”

Feel the Love at Temple Israel Concert

Enjoy ‘An Afternoon of Ahavah’ with the Temple Trio.