Posts Tagged ‘Adat Shalom Synagogue’

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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Past winners of the Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” Award and members of Yendick’s family at this year’s award presentation

Umps Make The Call On Yendick Award Winner

All the umpires in the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League know Jeff Diskin. But that’s not a bad thing. “Jeff is a good soul,” said longtime league umpire-in-chief Rob Landaw. “He fits the name of the award 100 percent.” The award is the Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” Award. Above: Past winners of the Michael Yendick…

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Sharon Blatt with some of her handmade, personalized blankets and pillows; her stylized dollhouse in the background became a replica of her own house.

All By Hand

Sharon Blatt’s creations can be found worldwide. Above: Sharon Blatt with some of her handmade, personalized blankets and pillows; her stylized dollhouse in the background became a replica of her own house. Sharon Blatt of Farmington has always loved being a homebody. But rather than veg out with a book or TV show, she used her…

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caduceus medical symbol

Upcoming Panel Showcases Strong Michigan-Israel Medical Connections

American Physicians Fellowship (APF) for Medicine in Israel, an organization that partners with Israel to maintain an emergency medical volunteer roster, is hosting a panel discussion at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 21, at Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills. Several academic institutional leaders who maintain very strong Jewish identities, including substantial ties to Israel that…

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NCJW Brings Women’s Rights Activist

Above: Cecile Richards Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood, women’s rights activist and New York Times bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker at the National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan’s (NCJW|MI) annual benefit luncheon on Oct. 11. Proceeds raised at the event, to be held at Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills, will be…

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Brandon Klein leads a meditation class.

Jewish Paths

Meditation is a way to connect with yourself, others this season. Approaching the High Holiday season, most would not think to bring any meditation or mindfulness skills they learned on a yoga mat or a meditation workshop along to High Holiday services. But Brandon Klein, who left a doctoral program in psychology at Hofstra University…

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Playoff Titles On The Line In Softball League

Let the playoffs begin. The regular season is over in the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League, and the playoffs will be held the next two Sundays. Also on the league’s agenda this Sunday are presentations of the prestigious Jeff Fox Sportsmanship and Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” awards. First, let’s go to the diamond, where…

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Tom Fox

A Living Museum

Brett Mountain Photographer Local artist Tom Fox has created a wonderland of creativity in his West Bloomfield home. Judi and Tom Fox have filled their West Bloomfield home with more than 400 multi-media artworks completed by one artist — Tom Fox. In a home studio outfitted with specialized equipment acquired over many years, Fox has…

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Hank Greenberg Memorial volunteers

Faces & Places – Greenberg Memorial & JCRC/AJC

Hank Greenberg Memorial June 11, 2018 Franklin Hills Country Club See a gallery of photos from the 28th Annual Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf Invitational. JCRC/AJC Activist Event May 31, 2018 Adat Shalom Synagogue Photos by Stills by Stinson See a gallery of photos from the JCRC/AJC Activist Event. Read more about the Rubenfire family.

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Descendants of Judith and Jacob Chicorel at the 100th anniversary gala. Photo credit: Brian Masserman

Preserving Culture – Keter Torah

Keter Torah marks 100 years of the Sephardic community in Detroit. The distinction between Ashkenazi and Sephardic Judaism is evident the moment one walks into the building that houses the Keter Torah congregation at the corner of Orchard Lake and Walnut Lake roads. The mezuzah is hung vertically, just as they were on the doorposts…

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