Monthly Archives: August 2016

Editor’s Picks: What to do, where to go, who to see.

                  ART NEWS Michigan-based sculptor Nanci LaBret Einstein is known for her high color and repurposing of common objects; similarly, artist Jay Knapp creates large fiber...

Play Ball! An exhibit highlights Jewish Detroit’s hand in baseball history.

David Sloan was named after his paternal grandfather, a Russian immigrant who strongly believed that part of becoming American was getting involved with popular...

From The Underground Up: Michigan native Ben Ketai launches a gritty...

Ben Ketai has entered the digital world big time. The former Metro Detroiter has developed an action series about digital money to be shown...

Silence Broken On JPM: Building To Come Down This Fall

Just a week before the one-year anniversary of the closing of the Jimmy Prentis Morris (JPM) Jewish Community Center building in Oak Park came...

Obituary: Dr. Deanna Holtzman, Trailblazer In Psychoanalysis

Dr. Deanna “Deedie” Holtzman was a dedicated psychoanalyst, a fearless trailblazer, a loyal friend and, above all, a loving and devoted wife, mother and...

Ready For Some ATID? Monday nights mean Jewish learning for Detroit-area...

Whether it is dubbed Alliance for Teens in Detroit, ATID or straight-up “Monday Night School,” Jewish teens from Detroit’s Conservative congregations have the opportunity...

Sunday School 2.0: Aish Detroit rolls out new curriculum for 2016-2017...

Aish Detroit is giving Sunday school a reboot, reimagining the weekly religious school experience and bringing things like computer coding, video editing, cooking and...

21st-Century Learning: Hillel Day School completes update of its facilities

Taking cues from educational studies that show how learning environments impact student engagement, motivation and achievement, this summer, Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit...

Weaving Magic: Teen engagement initiative aims to nurture the community’s next...

Jake Provizer of Farmington Hills remembers being “anti” Hebrew school. After his bar mitzvah at Temple Israel, the incoming Michigan State University freshman begrudgingly...

Quick Click … From the William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish...

I found a couple of interesting little historic bits this week, next to each other, in the Sept. 15, 1949, issue of the Jewish...