Holidays

Pandemic Spurs B’nai Israel to Create a New Way to Connect

Part website, part digital time capsule, the High Holiday multimedia scrapbook contains videos of shofar blasts and congregants sending greetings from their living rooms...

Jewish Websites Offer Guides for High Holiday and Shabbat Dinners

Jewish platforms such as OneTable and its offshoot HereFor are catering to changing needs perfectly. The 2020 High Holidays, like much else in the world...

Families Innovate to Make the Holidays Meaningful During COVID-19

This year, families are adding some creativity into their New Year observances. Teshuvah (repentance), tefillah (prayer) and tzedakah (charity) constitute the three central themes of...

Special Kol Nidre Service for Those with Dementia

Additionally, families that sign up for the program by Sept. 14 will get a free special gift bag for the holidays. Seniors living with dementia...

A Shavuot Revelation

One reason Shavuot has no set date is because the essence of Torah is outside of time and space. Shavuot is a mysterious holiday. This...

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Michigan Jewish History Journal Wins State History Award

Michigan Jewish History (MJH) celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. The Historical Society of Michigan announced its 2020 state history award winners Sept. 9, and...