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Posts Tagged ‘75th anniversary’

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Cantors Concert At Adat Shalom

In celebration of Adat Shalom Synagogue’s 75th anniversary, Adat Shalom and the Cantors Assembly are presenting a Diamond Jubilee Concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, that is open to the community. The concert will feature Broadway, Jewish music and more by Cantors Daniel Gross, Jack Mendelson, Alberto Mizrahi, David Propis, Alisa Pomerantz-Boro, Pamela Schiffer…

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Rabbis Herbert, Yoskowitz, Rachel Shere and Aaron Bergman and Canton Daniel Gross

Diamond Anniversary

Adat Shalom Synagogue celebrates 75 years. Above: Rabbis Herbert, Yoskowitz, Rachel Shere and Aaron Bergman and Cantor Daniel Gross In the beginning, most of Detroit’s Orthodox and Conservative congregations developed along ethnic lines. There were Polish shuls, Hungarian shuls, Lithuanian shuls. Then a small group of men broke the mold, organizing a congregation to serve all Jews…

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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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A New Permanent Home

JN digital archive to reside at U-M in perpetuity. A copy of the digital archive containing the entire contents of the Detroit Jewish News and its predecessor publication, comprising more than 330,000 pages and spanning over 100 years, will be housed in perpetuity at the University of Michigan and be available to the public free…

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Klezmatics trumpeter Frank London backs up a niggun.

A Diamond Evening

PHOTOS By Jerry Zolynsky More than 800 people celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Jewish News and honored the Davidson-Gerson-Wetsman-Saulson family as exemplars of multi-generational community leadership May 3 at Congregation Shaarey Zedek. The Grammy-winning Klezmatics brought the crowd to its feet with its rollicking music. Proceeds from the event benefited the independent nonprofit Detroit…

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The Klezmatics Photo by Adrian Buckmaster

Rollicking & Rebellious

The Grammy-winning Klezmatics bring their high-energy music to Detroit to help celebrate the JN’s 75th anniversary. The Klezmatics aren’t just the best band in the klezmer vanguard; on a good night, they can rank among the greatest bands on the planet.” And Time Out New York knows what it’s talking about. More than three decades…

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The extended Mendelson-Levine family with its three generations of doctors

The Mendelson-Levines: Generations Of Medicine

As I was growing up, my family didn’t have what I would call “normal” dinner conversations. While other kids’ parents were asking questions about basketball practice and violin lessons, my parents were discussing blood cultures and stroke symptoms. Soon, my sister joined in with an interesting story about stool while my brothers and I twirled…

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The Klezmatics Photo by Adrian Buckmaster

Jewish News’ 75th Anniversary Legacy Gala Event

Please join as we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Jewish News Join us as we honor the Jewish News and the multi-generational families that have helped to shape the Detroit Jewish Community. Featuring: The Grammy Award-Winning Klezmatics The Jewish News’ 75th Anniversary The evenings theme is linking the generations – past, present and future.…

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Born In 1942

These Detroiters — and many more — share a birthdate with the JN. They were born the same year as the Jewish News, and matured along with the newspaper. They have strong memories of growing up in Detroit’s Jewish community. Some graduated from Mumford High, located in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood of Northwest Detroit, and…

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