Judy Greenwald

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One Man’s Exodus Echoes the Jewish Experience

One of the basic tenets in Judaism is the Exodus from Egypt. The Ten Commandments begin with the words: “I am the Lord your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt.” We are compelled to recall this extraordinary event in prayers like the V’ahavta and Shabbat evening Kiddush. Passover commemorates our people’s freedom from slavery after this momentous escape. This theme is familiar — especially for Salomone Castro.

JFS Named Midwest Administrator for Holocaust Claims Conference

Jewish Family Service has been named administrator for Holocaust Claims Conference for providing compassionate care to Holocaust survivors. By Judy Greenwald Photography courtesy of JFS In keeping with...

Randy Rubin Speaks to Young Entrepreneurs

Franklin businesswoman Randy Rubin speaks at Venture for America training program to inspire young professionals to become the next generation of leaders. With the idea...

Bill Kaye Fulfills Promise of Making His Bar Mitzvah

91-year-old Holocaust survivor, Bill Kaye, celebrates his bar mitzvah with his grandson, Elijah. Photography by Jerry Zolynsky Any Jewish boy who’s had a bar mitzvah knows...

Kurtis Kitchen and Bath Forms New Division

After 50 years in business, Kurtis Kitchen and Bath partners with another family owned company, Reborn Cabinets. By Judy Greenwald Photos courtesy of Kurtis Kitchen and...

Double-Chai

Congregation Shir Tikvah celebrates 36 years. Judy Greenwald Contributing Writer Photos by Eli Shapiro Congregation Shir Tikvah (CST) in Troy, the metro area’s only Reform-Renewal synagogue, celebrated its...