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Mel Lester and Ira Jaffe have hosted U-M tailgate parties for nearly 50 years and have hosted about 100,000 people. They are honorary co-chairs of the JCC event.

Spirited Fun

JCC tailgate party to honor U-M President Schlissel. Above: Mel Lester and Ira Jaffe have hosted U-M tailgate parties for nearly 50 years and have hosted about 100,000 people. They are honorary co-chairs of the JCC event. The Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit is planning to honor University of Michigan President Mark S. Schlissel —…

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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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Mark Schlissel

JCC To Host Tailgate Honoring Schlissel

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will honor University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel with its Boneh Kehillah (Builder of Community) Award as part of a tailgate party starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the JCC in West Bloomfield. The party will celebrate the special relationship between the Metro Detroit Jewish community…

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Lebanon

Lebanon Wins Film Award

Center for Israel Education September 12, 2009 For the first time since the award was introduced in 1949, an Israeli film, “Lebanon,” won the Golden Lion Award at the 66th annual Venice International Film Festival. The festival is one of the The Venice festival is the oldest international film festival in the world and the…

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JHSM honorees: Charles Domstein, Arnold Collens and Robert Kaplow.

Faces & Places – JHSM Awards

Photos by Elayne Gross It was natural that Arnold “Arnie” Collens would join the Jewish Historical Society of Michigan and rise through its ranks to serve as a docent, board member, president and, most recently, recipient of the 2018 Leonard N. Simons History Award. Collens credits his father, Harry, with instilling an early appreciation for…

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Milana Vayntrub

Rising Star

Up-and-coming actress, comedian and activist Milana Vayntrub headlines this year’s Woman’s World. Catch a rising star at this year’s Lois Linden Nelson Woman’s World, presented May 2 by the Congregation Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood. The rising stars include career-building actress Milana Vayntrub, emerging synagogue leader Jeri Fishman (see below) and specialized merchandise introduced by new pop-up…

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