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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...

Looking Back: A Summer Mainstay

Charlevoix, in the northwest part of the state on the shores of Lake Michigan, has been a summer destination for generations of Detroit Jews. The...

Torah Portion: The Need to Reflect

Parshat Nitzavim/Vayelekh: Deuteronomy 29:9-31:30; Isaiah 61:10-63:9. We are but a week away from the Jewish new year of 5781, simultaneously observing Shabbat and the 19th...

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...

Torah Portion: Make Time For ‘Put-Ups’

Parshat Ki Tavo: Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8; Isaiah 60:1-22. One of my favorite tales centers around Rabbi Chaim of Brisk who was traveling on a train, sharing...

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JCC Reopening Indoor Pool, Track

Center’s goal is to keep both open through the winter, and staff will keep an eye on COVID spikes. After the closing of its health...