Tag: bat mitzvah

Frances Holtzman with daughter Jan Colman

Never Too Late: Frances Holtzman celebrates 100 years with Jewish tradition.

Judy Greenwald/JN Contributing Writer The saying “It’s never too late” is one not lost on Frances Holtzman. The Farmington Hills resident, who’ll celebrate her 100th...
Rabbi Simone Schicker signing her contract with Joan Hawxhurst, immediate past president of Temple B’nai Israel

Kalamazoo’s Temple B’nai Israel Welcomes New Rabbi

Continuing growth in membership at Kalamazoo’s Reform Jewish congregation has allowed it to hire its second consecutive full-time rabbi, following a period of part-time...

Feeding Those In Need

Rob Streit JN Intern West Bloomfield boy raises nearly $20,000 for Forgotten Harvest. Most bar and bat mitzvah youth are rewarded after a long journey of...
Michael Glabicki and Dirk Miller of Uprooted. PHOTO BY CARA FREIDHAM

Uprooted

Rusted Root front man Michael Glabicki brings his new band to Metro Detroit. The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival returns for its second...
Detroit Jewish News 04-19-2013 ediiton Bookstock

Bookstock – From the DJN Davidson Digital Archive

If you really like books, then next week might be your favorite time of the year. It’s the week of Bookstock, the largest used...
Congregation B’nai Moshe Rabbi Shalom Kantor and PB & J teens at AIPAC

After The B’nai Mitzvah

PB & J Teens at B’nai Moshe continue building their Jewish identities. Today’s teens are inundated by “shoulds” — all the things they “should” be...

With Love, Alexa

Local writer Alexa Randolph publishes her first novel. Alexa Randolph loves binge-watching reality shows like The Bachelor and The Real Housewives, as well as the “cheesy...
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...

Bat mitzvah fundraising concert Nov. 12 to aid hurricane-devastated Dominica.

Two weeks after Andrew and Elana Lofman were married in 1995, they headed for the island of Dominica, where he would pursue medical studies...