Posts Tagged ‘Alan Muskovitz’

Happy, Healthy Post-Rosh Hashanah, Second-Chance Secular New Year!

I can’t wrap my brain around the fact that it’s 2019, as evidenced by the first three checks I’ve had to void since Jan. 1. I also can’t come to terms with the fact that in 13 months I’ll be eligible for Medicare. I’m sure that’s why I’m experiencing an uptick in telemarketing calls like…

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Big Al's actual World Series ticket

Reliving the Tigers’ ’68 World Series Win

I’m trying to wrap my brain around the fact that it’s been a half-century since the Detroit Tigers won the 1968 World Series. I repeat … a haaaaalf-cennnnnntury. I’ll get a chance to come to terms with that reality on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. at Congregation B’nai Moshe in West Bloomfield, when I’ll…

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Joy in Tigertown: A Determined Team, A Resilient City, and Our Magical Run to the 1968 World Series with Mickey Lolich and Tom Gage.. Detroit Tigers 1968 World Series.

Relive the Tigers’ Glorious 1968 Season At B’nai Moshe

It’s been a long summer for Detroit Tigers baseball fans. Victories have been few and far between for a team that’s taken only a few baby steps on the road back to a winning record. That certainly wasn’t the case 50 years ago. The 1968 Tigers won the World Series, roaring back from a 3-1…

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sports balls for Maccabi Games and ArtsFest

Maccabi Athletes, Artists Excited About Trip to California

The JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest is just around the corner. The annual extravaganza will be held Aug. 5-10 in Orange County, Calif. As the event draws closer, several Detroit athletes and artists will reveal in the Jewish News what they’re looking forward to the most in California and if they’ve been to the Maccabi…

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The Detroit Jewish News’ winners of the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards.

Journalism Honors

Jewish News writers take home seven SPJ awards. The Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists held its 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards banquet April 18 in Troy, and Jewish News contributors walked away with several honors. During the event, Walter Middlebrook, former assistant managing editor of the Detroit News, and Rochelle Riley, Detroit…

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TV’s New Technology, Really?

For months, pop-up messages from my cable provider have been appearing on our home’s television screens urging me to, at no charge, upgrade my cable television system with their newest technology. I was directed to Channel 1995 for instructions. First of all, how is it possible there are 1,995 channels to begin with? The handful…

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Cars’ Future Up In The Air?

Last week at the Top Marques Show in Monaco — billed as “the world’s greatest supercar show on Earth” — several manufacturers unveiled … flying cars! But fear not, they’re years away from becoming a reality, right? Wrong. One Dutch company says its models will be ready for market by the end of next year.…

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Alan Muskovitz

Tomorrow’s News

Tired of all the crazy news making headlines today? You haven’t seen nothin’ yet! Let’s jump ahead 1,000 years to see what 3017 has in store for us in a feature I call Tomorrow’s News Today. It took centuries of negotiating, but Democrats and Republicans have finally agreed to a bipartisan healthcare bill that will…

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Spring, Baseball And Getting Older

Did you enjoy the spring-like weather last week? How ’bout them 60-degree temps, huh?! As Larry David would say, “Pretty, pretty, good.” But you know winter will return just in time … for spring. But hope does “spring” eternal because spring training is officially under way! That’s the good news. The bad news is Major…

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