Posts Tagged ‘BBYO’

Josh Cooper gives Sparty a ride in one of the SKOOP pedicabs on the MSU campus.

Jewish@edu – Solving Micro-Mobility

MSU entrepreneur’s SKOOP pedicabs offer free rides, high-visibility advertising. Josh Cooper } jewish@edu writer Photos courtesy SKOOP Inc. A week into my freshman year, I, like many other students at Michigan State University, quickly had to deal with the pains of “micro-mobility.” With no car and classes more than a mile away, transportation in the…

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During Go Blue and White Day in support of Israel at U-M, these students show their enthusiasm.

Jewish@edu – Learning Firsthand

Michigan Hillel chair grows from experiences on campus with anti-Semitism. I was fortunate to grow up in what my friends and I endearingly call “the Jewish bubble” of West Bloomfield. Growing up in an area with a large Jewish population, I had the opportunity to come to love and be proud of my Jewish identity,…

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Teens Express Anger, Fear and Compassion about Tree of Life Shooting

With raw emotion and heartfelt singing, Jewish teens from youth groups across the Metro Detroit gathered at Temple Israel last night to express anger, fear, sadness and hope in a vigil they hastily organized for the 11 Jews murdered at Tree of Life/Ohr Simcha synagogue in Pittsburgh last Saturday. From the bima of the main…

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little girl blowing bubbles in a park

The Children Are Our Future

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The Detroit Jewish community is nationally recognized for its programs and…

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Emily Stillman

Jewish@edu- When I Say I’m From Here

Emily Stillman Special to the Jewish News PHOTOS BY: John Hardwick Federation’s JOIN Intern Emily Stillman reflects on her eye-opening internship with a renewed appreciation of home. Like many college students’ thoughts, summer break crossed my mind as I trudged through the snowy sidewalks of Ann Arbor last winter. In the depths of December, I…

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Portrait of desperate and stressed young man pulling his hair. Studio shot, grey background.

Under Pressure

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Getting into their college of choice can leave students stressed. Hey, juniors and seniors, here’s some news to use: Where you go to college is of almost no importance to your future employment options. Whether your degree is from the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Wayne State or Grand Valley…

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Rachel Devries of NEXTGen Connect

Getting To Work

Becky Hurvitz – Special to the Jewish News NEXTGen Connect welcomes Rachel Devries. Necessity is indeed the mother of invention. Such was the case with the inception of NEXTGen Connect, a partnership program between Federation’s NEXTGen Detroit and JVS, which helps young adult job seekers in Metro Detroit. From a grassroots effort spearheaded by a…

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Letters – July 12, 2018

Good Things Are Happening We may be not aware of some very good things happening in our community. The massive effort by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit,  Jewish Family Service, BBYO and synagogues as well as Jewish day schools called “We Need to Talk” is designed to reduce teen depression with significant funding and…

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Business Matters – Find YOUR Corner Office

Nice To Meet You Hi, I’m Jon Dwoskin. It’s great to meet you. I’m a business coach, adviser, speaker, trainer, author, podcaster, husband, father and, most importantly, a family man. I sit on the executive committee at Congregation Shaarey Zedek and on the boards of Hebrew Free Loan and BBYO. I love what I do, growing…

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Shelly and Mark Rubenfire are to be honored by the Michigan Region of BBYO. BBYO Michigan.

Family Ties

Jason Rubenfire Special to the Jewish News Rubenfires to be honored by BBYO. This month, my mother and father, Shelly and Mark Rubenfire, will be honored by BBYO’s Michigan Region. BBYO has served as a passion and an inspiration for my family and remains vital to us to this day. In 1977, Shelly joined BBYO…

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