Posts Tagged ‘Birmingham Temple’

Rebecca Blum and Jon Blum with a large telescope at an open park

Astronaut Aspirations

Teen starts space club, joins national programs, follows her passion. Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer While some kids spend their summers at camp with oars in the water, Rebecca Blum of Bloomfield Hills spent hers with her mind on the cosmos. Rebecca, a junior at Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School in Bloomfield Hills, possesses a passion for…

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Abraham Feder

Welcome To Detroit

Cellist Abraham Feder joins the DSO. Abraham Feder is making a sound name for himself playing cello as part of celebrated orchestras — the Sarasota Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra and now the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) beginning with the 2018-2019 season. Instrumentalist Feder is getting attention locally since being named assistant principal cello (Dorothy and…

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Metro Detroit Jews at a Poor People’s Campaign event PHOTO BY NINA CHACKER. Michigan PPC

Essay: Leading Michigan Poor People’s Campaign

Dozens of rabbis and lay leaders join together for social justice. This summer, interfaith clergy and lay leaders gathered to revitalize the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) through six acts of nonviolent civil disobedience paired with songful, impassioned rallies. Each weekly action in May and June focused on one of…

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Detroit Jewish News July 4, 2003 edition with Rabbi Sherwin Wine on the cover.

Rabbi Sherwin Wine – From the DJN Davidson Digital Archive

The front page of the July 4, 2003, issue of the JN featured only one big image, that of Rabbi Sherwin Wine. And I was intrigued, especially because once I dove inside that issue, I found a lengthy five-page story on the founder of Humanistic Judaism. I knew that Wine founded a branch of Judaism…

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