Tag: Ann Arbor

1st Annual Washtenaw County Lemonade Day

Support the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs...by buying Lemonade? Looking for a refreshing way to kick of summer? Join us June 22, 2019 in Washtenaw County...
Scott Haber during his travels

Practicing Meditation in Today’s World

For Scott Haber, practicing meditation helped him see the world differently, sparking a new attitude about life. By Joyce Wiswell Scott Haber had no idea the...

Four Views: Catching Up with U-M Hillel Students

Students at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor campus offer varying views of Jewish campus life, U-M Hillel. "When asked for reflections on this...

Killing the Israel “Apartheid” Myth

South African presenters share at U-M what apartheid really looks like to eliminate biased perspectives surrounding Israel. By Robert Weinbaum At the University of Michigan, certain...

What to Watch at the Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival

Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival and Cinetopia alliance brings Jewish films to more people this year. By Suzanne Chessler Two films specific to the times —...

New and Fun Passover Haggadahs

Every year, Haggadahs find new ways to convey the Jews’ exodus from slavery. By Keri Guten Cohen Once again, there are many new Haggadot out there...
Shot of group of attractive young friends choosing and buying different types of fast food in eat market in the street.

5 Food and Drink-Filled Activities This Week

From Detroit to Ann Arbor, you'll find plenty of excuses for indulging in food and drinks this week. Compiled by Allison Jacobs   Risky Whiskey: A History...
Phil Powers and Forrest Hejkal in Mazel Tov, John Lennon by David Wells.

‘Mazel Tov, John Lennon’: A Real-Life Drama

Ann Arbor playwright David Wells' work brings John Lennon’s deportation case to the stage. By Suzanne Chessler Featured Image Courtesy of Golden Record Media Company David Wells,...

Dynamic Duo

Filmmaker dad, musician son present their work in Michigan simultaneously. By Suzanne Chessler, Contributing Writer One day before the Michigan debut of his film about Jewish identity,...
Rabbi Josh Whinston of Temple Beth Emeth in Ann Arbor speaks to a multi-faith group protesting outside the Tornillo, Texas, detention center. He is in the center standing in a tallit and kippah while people with signs stand around him and watch and listen.

Welcoming Strangers

Local rabbi leads pilgrimage to border to protest U.S. immigration policies. Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Photos by Rachel Goldberg Rabbi Josh Whinston of Temple Beth Emeth in...