Posts Tagged ‘36 Under 36’

A Place Of Their Own

Brett Mountain Photographer An award-winning interior designer nests a home for her own growing family. Interior designer Carrie Long added a bit of pretend to the reality of remodeling and decorating the Birmingham home picked for her own family almost two years ago. She moved forward thinking of her husband, Greg Sobol, as a client…

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yamulke to represent the Detroit Jewish News during the Days of Awe

Publisher’s Notebook: Staying Mission-Focused In Turbulent Times

As we enter the new year 5779 and the accompanying Days of Awe, we are compelled to reflect on our shortcomings, seek reconciliation with those we have wronged and commit to a path of self-improvement. This period of somber introspection is currently framed and besmirched by a loss of civil discourse, absence of empathy and…

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Guest Column: Immigrant Children Need Love & Kindness

This is not about politics. This is not about laws. This is about medicine, about the human brain and development, and about human beings. I am not a politician or a lawyer. I am a physician, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, a mom, neighbor and an American, and I am completely horrified at the treatment…

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Participants had fun during Passover at The Well’s Escape From Egypt room.

A Pioneering Organization

The Well named among top 50 innovative Jewish organizations. The Well was named one of North America’s top 50 innovative Jewish organizations in the 13th annual Slingshot Guide for the second year in a row. It’s the only Michigan-based organization included. Being listed in the Guide is often an important step for selected organizations to attain…

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36 Under 36 Are Inspiring

I read with the greatest of interest the most inspiring profiles of the 36 under 36 young men and women; all of them richly deserve that great distinction. [similar id=39527 type=all] The magic number of 36 has a double symbolism in Judaism, most probably the reason for its choosing. One is being the numerical equivalence…

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36 Under 36: Honoring Young People Making An Impact Jewishly

They’re go-getters, doers, philanthropists, activists, entrepreneurs and community organizers. Their lives make an impact on those around them and our community at large. These 36 individuals — the inaugural group of the JN and The Well’s 36 Under 36 program — were nominated by their peers for this honor. The Jewish News and The Well…

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36 Under 36: Sarah Allyn

Sarah Allyn, 28, of Detroit is director of education, including the Shoresh Religious School, at Temple Shir Shalom in West Bloomfield. She does teen and young adult programming, and started monthly pop-up Shabbat dinners while in the NEXTGen PresenTense cohort. She also participated in Teach for America. Sparked by Sarah’s brilliant ideas and charisma, the…

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36 Under 36: Rabbi Alana Alpert

Rabbi Alana Alpert, 34, of Detroit is the rabbi at Congregation T’chiyah and director of Detroit Jews for Justice (DJJ). It’s a perfect fit. With her background in community organizing, she realized prior to beginning her rabbinic training that she wanted to combine her love for Judaism with her passion for social justice. Her mission is…

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36 Under 36: Brooke Bendix

Brooke Bendix, LMSW, 32, of Royal Oak is a psychotherapist and owner of Michigan Family Therapy PLLC in Farmington Hills. In addition to her private practice, she created a group for adolescent girls that addresses bullying, relational aggression and promotes positive self-esteem — issues young girls face in today’s society. Brooke is attempting to secure…

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