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Posts Tagged ‘Bloomfield Hills’

Sasha Hartje is focused on tennis at Emory University.

Tennis Is A Labor of Love for Sasha Hartje

Steve Stein Contributing Writer Sasha Hartje was a busy young woman in high school. She played tennis, volleyball and soccer for Detroit Country Day School. Outside of school, she played high-level travel hockey. She was a tennis state champion in 2016 and 2017. She was a member of the Tier II 14-and-under AAA national champion…

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An architectural rendering of the National Library of Israel being built in Jerusalem near the Knesset; a special room designed by the late Irwin “Toby” Holtzman of Bloomfield Hills will hold his massive collection of Israeli literature.

Preserving History

Holtzman’s definitive Israeli literature collection goes to the National Library of Israel. Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer ABOVE: An architectural rendering of the National Library of Israel being built in Jerusalem near the Knesset; a special room designed by the late Irwin “Toby” Holtzman of Bloomfield Hills will hold his massive collection of Israeli literature. The…

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The collectible, easy-to-build TAIT Turbo Flyer is made of balsa — thicker wood and better aerodynamics than the ones we had as kids.

Taking Flight

Audrey Elkus returns to Detroit to help TAIT Design Co. soar. Chris Harrison Special to the Jewish News Above: The collectible, easy-to-build TAIT Turbo Flyer is made of balsa — thicker wood and better aerodynamics than the ones we had as kids. As I browsed TAIT Design Co.’s online store, I found myself amazed at their…

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The new SHE space

Sharon’s Got A Brand New Bag

Susan Peck Special to the Jewish News The owner of SHE boutiques celebrates 10 years in business with a modern new space. Cities like Paris, London and New York will always be destinations for the bona fide fashion hunter. Thanks to Sharon Eisenshtadt’s SHE boutiques, fashionistas in Metro Detroit can have the same shopping experience…

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Madlyn Burkert gets to handle Star Wars treasures. C-3PO, STAR WARS™: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK AND R2-D2, STAR WARS™: A NEW HOPE. © & ™ 2018 LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USED UNDER AUTHORIZATION. PHOTO VIA STARWARS.COM © 2018 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. KYLE KAO AND AMANDA JEAN CAMARILLO

Guardian Of The Galaxy

Local native Madlyn Burkert travels to a galaxy far, far away every day. Madlyn Burkert describes herself as a “reasonable fan” of the Star Wars franchise — and it’s probably good to have a bit of emotional distance when you’re handling the very costumes, lightsabers, droids, ships and other ephemera that populate filmmaker George Lucas’…

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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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Olivia Rita Oram wearing a handmade headband she designed.

Passion For Fashion

Judith Harris Solomon Special to the Jewish News Local designer Olivia Rita Oram is following her dreams. Slim and trim with a sweet face, velvety brown eyes and glossy brown hair, Bloomfield Hills-based fashion designer Olivia Rita Oram exudes an Audrey Hepburn-ish kind of vibe. And it turns out the 28-year-old is not just beautiful,…

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Harold and Penny Blumenstein display a 1933 photo of his parents, Hyman and Sonia Blumenstein — hardworking European immigrants who built a loving family life in Metro Detroit./Credit: Dena Borsand

A Beacon Of Jewish Wisdom

Blumenstein Jewish Learning Center has high expectations. It began as a modest effort to expand the Jewish footprint in the Birmingham-Bloomfield area — but it has the potential of becoming an educational gem for the entire Metro Detroit Jewish community. The new Hyman and Sonia Blumenstein Jewish Learning Center, 36300 Woodward Ave., a half-mile north…

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Federation NEXTGen volunteers help at a Kadima home: Ben and Erin Kramer, Birmingham; Lauren Cohn and Jaime Bean, both of Huntington Woods; Jason Rubenfire, West Bloomfield; Noah Betman, Detroit; Allison Huber of Kadima; and Janet Schenk, Bloomfield Hills. NEXTGen was a partner in the event. Gardening Day

Faces & Places – FJA Gala & Kadima Gardening Day

Check out this gallery of photos from the Frankel Jewish Academy’s 2018 Annual Gala and Kadima’s 3rd Annual Gardening Day. Frankel Jewish Academy’s 2018 Annual Gala The Berman Center for the Performing Arts June 7, 2018 Photos by Jorge Lemus Faces & Places – HMC Award Ceremony Kadima’s 3rd Annual Gardening Day Southfield and various…

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celebrity Jews, Hollywood, Jewish celebrities

Celebrity Jews: Movies, Binge-Watching And Sports

AT THE MOVIES Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot is based on the true-life story of the late John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix, 48). His severe alcoholism led to a car accident that left him a quadriplegic. Callahan gradually regains the will to live via an unlikely mentor: a rich, gay guy named Dexter…

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