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Posts by JUDY GREENWALD

Rabbi Aura Ahuvia, Br. Al Mascia, Chazzan Steve Klaper of Song and Spirit Institute for Peace and congregant Jan Laurencelle light the Havdalah candle.

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 36th (double chai) anniversary recently with a two-day gala themed “CST: Now and Forever.” Karen Sage, longtime congregant and one of the event organizers, noted the festivities began…

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Sheri Snover and Stash

A Helping Hand

Animal rescue program gets new direction. Judy Greenwald Contributing Writer Two years ago, as part of her desire to help animals, Sheri Snover founded Second Chances Animal Rescue (SCAR), a program designed to find foster homes for pets. The Berkley animal lover and Temple Emanu-El member still has rescue dogs Stash and Chloe, and a…

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Judy Eder, 100 years young

A Will To Succeed

Judy Eder overcomes childhood hardship and celebrates a century of life. Photos by Jerry Zolynsky The love and support parents give their children is integral to their becoming happy, well-adjusted, productive adults. But what if a child is abandoned by not one, but both parents in childhood, is made homeless by relatives and is shuffled…

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Molly Borman, founder of Just Nips

A True Blessing

Just Nips gives women, including breast cancer survivors, a perky plus. It’s not an ordinary business, to say the least. It’s part of an industry almost synonymous with women: fashion. It’s the brainchild of businesswoman Molly Borman, 28, great-granddaughter of Borman’s Food Stores co-founder Abraham Borman. What began as a company designed to let women…

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The Windsor JCC sponsored a trip to Israel in the 1970s.

Windsor Jewish Reunion

Windsor Jews old and new are invited to “come home” for October gala. Something to ponder: What’s the first foreign city south of Detroit? No, it’s not a trick question. It’s Windsor! And this Canadian metropolis, which enjoys a close relationship with the Motor City, both logistically and emotionally, and boasts a 140-year-old Jewish community,…

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Dr. Peter Hayes

How Do You Explain The Holocaust?

Noted author and historian slated to speak at Holocaust Memorial Center. As part of its ongoing series of lectures designed to further understand the Holocaust, the Holocaust Memorial Center (HMC) in Farmington Hills will welcome award-winning professor of history, author and lecturer Dr. Peter Hayes as guest speaker at a Sunday, June 10, program sponsored…

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Michigan flag

Lasting Partnership

[similar id=45408 type=all] Michigan and Israel economic partnership continues to grow thanks to MIBA. The Michigan Israel Business Accelerator (MIBA), a bi-national nonprofit chamber of commerce formed in 2017 dedicated to increasing economic ties between Michigan businesses and Israeli companies, is continuing its efforts to strengthen and improve successful partnerships initiated by its 10-year predecessor,…

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Shaya Nachlas, 8, of Oak Park and Jordan Elberg, 8, of Southfield have fun preparing challahs.

Summer Smiles – Ganeinu Day Camp Celebrates 30 Years

Ask the kids — it’s never too early to start thinking about summer camp. And if that camp is Ganeinu, part of the largest and fastest-growing network of Jewish day camps, boys and girls of all Jewish backgrounds are sure to experience a vacation filled with creative activities, sports, swimming and many more exciting and…

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Former senator still making an impact

After more than 30 years serving the citizens of Michigan, former Sen. Jack Faxon certainly could look back on his life of public service with pride and enjoy a well-deserved retirement. His political career has been well-documented: a former legislator, one of the last surviving delegates of the Michigan Constitutional Convention, elected to the Michigan…

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New business makes impact in e-commerce world

A new business started this past summer is taking off by helping luxury brand companies find new customers in the ever-growing online retail marketplace. According to Andrew Landau, founder of Jewel, he developed his company to allow people to shop his site for luxury items and get cash back on each purchase, and for premium…

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