Posts by Keri Cohen

David Zinn's whimsical chalk drawings will be featured at the Detroit Zoo's GreenFest.

Chalk Artist David Zinn Brings Creativity to Greenfest

Greenfest, the annual Earth Day celebration at The Detroit Zoo features chalk art, a sustainability trek, entertainment and crafts. By Keri Cohen Featured photo courtesy of David Zinn Ann Arbor sidewalk chalk artist/illustrator David Zinn is looking forward to bringing his unique artwork to the Detroit Zoological Society’s (DSZ) seventh annual GreenFest from 10 a.m.-3…

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New and Fun Passover Haggadahs

Every year, Haggadahs find new ways to convey the Jews’ exodus from slavery. By Keri Guten Cohen Once again, there are many new Haggadot out there to try this year. Here’s a round-up of some, including one by Ann Arbor resident Carol Bloom Levin. Levin was on a mission to create a child-friendly Haggadah that…

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Israelis with Detroit Ties React to Netanyahu’s Win

Israelis share their views as Netanyahu enters his fifth term as prime minister. By Stacy Gittleman Israelis placed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party in the driver’s seat Tuesday to form Israel’s next government. With more than 95 percent of votes tabulated, Likud and right-wing parties that align with it, appear to exceed…

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Bill Davidson Documentary Highlights the Life of Late Philanthropist

Private screening of “Call Me Bill: The William Davidson Story” celebrates the life of the late philanthropist, entrepreneur and leader. By Keri Guten Cohen On Sunday night, March 28, several hundred guests attended a private screening of Call Me Bill: The William Davidson Story, a documentary about the life of the local philanthropist and longtime…

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getting a shot

8 More Confirmed Measles Cases Bring Total To 30

State officials report total of 30 cases in Southeast Michigan. 29 cases are in Oakland County; 1 in Wayne County By Keri Cohen Early Monday evening, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) reported eight more measles cases have been confirmed, bringing the total in Southeast Michigan to 30. Of those, 29 are…

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DAR Honors Dr. Charles Silow For 25 Years Of Service

By Keri Guten Cohen Featured photo courtesy Sylvia Nelson Dr. Charles Silow, director of the Program for Holocaust Survivors and Families, a service of Jewish Senior Life, and the Children of Holocaust Survivors Association in Michigan (C.H.A.I.M.), was honored for his 25 years of service with the Americanism Medal from the Daughters of the American…

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Close up of doctor's hands vaccinating child

8 Measles Cases Confirmed in Oakland County

Council of Orthodox Rabbis of Greater Detroit considers vaccination a “Halachic obligation.” By Keri Guten Cohen, Story Development Editor The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) announced confirmation of four additional measles cases in Oakland County late Thursday night. Three other cases under investigation were confirmed Friday, bringing…

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Close up of doctor's hands vaccinating child

Measles Vaccine Clinic At Young Israel of Oak Park Today

Oakland County Health Division holds clinic 1-4 p.m. today. The Oakland County Health Division will hold a Measles Vaccine Clinic from 1-4 p.m. today, Friday, March 15, at Young Israel of Oak Park, 15140 W. 10 Mile Road, Oak Park. All will be assessed for eligibility for the vaccine through either the Adult Vaccine program…

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Frankel Jewish Academy robotics team in Israel: Aidan Keenan, Elisha Cooper, Henry Tukel and Jack Harris.

FJA Students Win Israeli Robotraffic Competition

FJA students win big at Israeli robotics competition with their fuel injector designed by 3D CAD; other team members place as well. By Keri Cohen Featured photo courtesy FJA Frankel Jewish Academy (FJA) students competed for the second year in the Nadav Shoham Robotraffic Competition at the Technion University in Haifa, Israel. This year’s competition…

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Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner

Democrat Andy Meisner To Make A Bid for Oakland County Executive

A new Democratic majority on the board of commissioners could help his chances. By Keri Guten Cohen, Story Development Editor Featured photo courtesy of Andy Meisner Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner of Huntington Woods says he will officially announce Tuesday morning that he will run for Oakland County Executive, a position held by L. Brooks…

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