Posts Tagged ‘Civil War’

Jewish GI members smile for the camera in World War II photo

GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II

Filmmaker brings documentary to U-M campus. Documentary filmmaker Lisa Ades will be on the University of Michigan campus 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the U-M Museum of Art Auditorium for a screening of her latest work, GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II. The film, based on Frederick G.L. Huetwell and Professor Deborah…

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Bob Aronson in the studio.

A Diary In Art

Federation adviser Bob Aronson reveals a soul-feeding passion in a new exhibit. Robert Aronson regularly travels to Israel and other faraway destinations with distinctive Jewish cultural and historical significance. But when it comes to pictures for remembrance and personal expression, he prefers an alternative to smartphone photos. Aronson, longtime CEO of the Jewish Federation of…

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mother's day flowers

For Openers: On Mother’s Day

Have you ever wondered who thought up Mother’s Day? I’d always assumed it was invented by Hallmark, but I looked it up and turns out, surprise, surprise, it wasn’t. In the U.S, credit goes to a woman (of course …) by the name of Anna Jarvis. In 1858, when she was pregnant with her sixth…

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