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Posts Tagged ‘Chabad’

Free ‘Wrestling with Faith’ Class Nov. 7

“This past Shabbat, we witnessed the deadliest massacre of Jews ever on American soil in which 11 of our brothers and sisters were brutally murdered as they gathered together in prayer,” writes Rabbi Levi Dubov of the Bloomfield Hills Chabad Center. “When tragedy strikes, where is God? Why would a loving God abandon us? While…

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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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Cleveland Browns placekicker Greg Joseph scored his first game-winning field goal last week with two seconds left in overtime against the Baltimore Ravens. He also made plans to put up a mezuzah at his new home with the help of Chabad Rabbi Yossi Freedman, which they did after the game. Credit: Chabad.org/News.

Rookie NFL Kicker Scores Goal With New Mezuzah

Cleveland Browns Jewish placekicker Greg Joseph keeps up with tradition. JNS.org Greg Joseph has just arrived in Cleveland, and already things have gotten off on the right foot. The new placekicker for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns scored his first career game-winning field goal last week with just two seconds left in overtime against the Baltimore Ravens. Earlier that day,…

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one of the Werner brothers riding a bike with a wagon pulling a small traveling Sukkah.

Traveling Sukkah

Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer The Werner brothers are miniature Chabad emissaries taking the Sukkot mitzvah to neighbors. Folks can get creative with erecting a sukkah, as it can be out of almost any material. What’s sweet is when the youngest of kids get in on the action and head outside to share what they’ve learned…

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“Hallel” by Abre Ettah, New Malden, Britain, UK: This sukkah brings together the historic elements of Sukkot — light, water and festive celebration. Part of Sukkah x Detroit

Sukkah x Detroit

Downtown Synagogue’s design competition to bring Sukkot alive at Capitol Park. A sukkah can be a humble thing, a hut made of plywood two-by-fours and nails with a roof of evergreen branches. It can be chateau-like in miniature, with chandeliers, carpets and windows. Or it can be egg-shaped and covered in petal-shaped shingles. However plain,…

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U.S. Army Lt. Col. Rabbi Allan Blustein, left, blows shofar at a service during the 1960s in Europe.

Yom Kippur – Military Holiday Duty

How those in the military balance the High Holidays with their responsibilities. The challenges of getting ready for the High Holidays. Maybe, in your case, it’s the added stress of preparing Rosh Hashanah dinner for a house full of guests or the ordering of the right-sized deli tray for the break-fast. Then there’s the pressure…

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Jaclyn Nagel plants a kiss on Mr. Peanut.

Peanut Patrol

Lily Grier Special to the Jewish News Jewish Detroiters take to the road in the NUTmobile. In spring 2017, during her senior year at the University of Michigan, Jaclyn Nagel found herself sitting in an informational session for a position at Planters, one that would entail spending a year on the road in the NUTmobile,…

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MSU Sigma Alpha Mu Sammys

Jewish@edu – Stronger Than Ever

Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity is growing at MSU. Greek organizations on college campuses often conjure images of raucous parties, hazing rituals and binge drinking. Just about everyone has a preconceived notion when it comes to fraternities and sororities. The Michigan State University chapter of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity is working to change those perceptions.…

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Levi and Moshe Weiss, 14, engage in chevruta-style study before going out with other pairs of Friday Boys to bring Yiddishkeit to Jews on their route along Northwestern Highway.

Friday Boys

Story and photos by Anthony Lanzilote Special to the Jewish News Chabad teens touch souls with their devotion to Jews and Judaism. For more than two decades, students at the International School for Chabad Leadership on the Harry & Wanda Zekelman Campus in Oak Park have spent their Friday afternoons traveling throughout Oakland County bringing…

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