Posts Tagged ‘blogs’

The Blog: Judaism And The Good Wife

Although The Good Wife no longer airs new episodes, if you’re a student with a Spotify premium account and have access to Hulu, I highly recommend it. The Good Wife is a seven-season show about a family in the suburbs of northern Chicago. Peter, the father and husband of the show, is a well-known politician,…

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Local Relationship, Long-Distance Wedding

Planning a Jewish wedding may not strike some as an especially daunting task. Add the complexity of doing so from nearly 1,000 miles away, and I’ll ask you to reconsider your stance. [similar id=38398 type=all] We met on Jdate, so while our lives are inherently steeped in modernity, we knew we wanted a wedding that…

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Aaron Copland

Detroit’s Classical Music and Aaron Copland

Locally, there is a vibrant classical music scene. This is largely due to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the many community orchestras and ensembles that play in the Metro Detroit area. One of the most common composers performed by these groups is Aaron Copland. Aaron Copland Copland wrote many influential works such as Appalachian Spring,…

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wine corks represent kosher wine

Kosher Wine Wednesday, Courtesy of Trader Joe’s

Monday fun-day. Tipsy Tuesday. Wine Wednesday. Thirsty Thursday. Friday, Saturday, Sunday (no catchy nickname required for weekend drinking). You can always come up with a reason to drink. Maybe not a good reason, but a reason nonetheless. Catching up with a good friend is always a great reason to have a few drinks, though. Last…

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Stefani Chudnow, Jewish or Jew-ISH writer/blogger for the Detroit Jewish News

Meet Stefani Chudnow – Jewish or Jew-ISH Blogger

Hi there. I’m Stefani Chudnow, and even though I’ve been going to school at Michigan State for the past four years, I’m originally from West Bloomfield. I went to Hillel Day School for nine years before attending Frankel Jewish Academy for high school. On May 5, 2018, I will graduate from Michigan State with a…

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suspended tree in Jaffa, Israel from Blogs From Israel

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Final Thoughts

I’m writing this from the plane on our way to New York. It’s an 11 hour flight and we have about 3 hours to go. It’s dark, quiet and just about everyone is asleep. It’s 2 a.m. in New York, 9 a.m. Israel time and, for me, I’m on ‘Discombobulated Time’. Not quite sure what…

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Petra, Jordan

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 11

Today a number of us leave Israel for the day and REALLY take a journey to a another world – Petra, Jordan. Before today, all I knew about Petra is that it’s the place Indiana Jones was filmed. I had been told it was a must-see, but I really never gave it much thought. But…

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