Archive for 12/11/2014 3:51 PM

Stolen Menorah

Grandson builds new lawn menorah in memory of his grandfather. Brendan Newman must have felt a little bit like Judah Maccabee. He didn’t restore a Holy Temple lamp, and there was no oily miracle. But last year, when he replaced the family’s stolen lawn menorah with one he built himself, he brought back a cherished…

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Darkness To Light

Menorah in the D shines a public spotlight on Jewish unity. As Detroit emerges from the darkness of bankruptcy into the light of regrowth, this year’s fourth annual “Menorah in the D” celebration — starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Campus Martius — holds particular significance. Organizers of the Chanukah event see it…

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