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Posts Tagged ‘Congregation Shir Tikvah’

Rabbi Aura Ahuvia, Br. Al Mascia, Chazzan Steve Klaper of Song and Spirit Institute for Peace and congregant Jan Laurencelle light the Havdalah candle.

Double-Chai

Congregation Shir Tikvah celebrates 36 years. Judy Greenwald Contributing Writer Photos by Eli Shapiro Congregation Shir Tikvah (CST) in Troy, the metro area’s only Reform-Renewal synagogue, celebrated its 36th (double chai) anniversary recently with a two-day gala themed “CST: Now and Forever.” Karen Sage, longtime congregant and one of the event organizers, noted the festivities began…

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the singing of the constitution painting

Shir Tikvah Co-Sponsors Premiere of Hamilton in Detroit

Congregation Shir Tikvah in Troy, Upland Hills School and Congregation Beth Shalom of Traverse City are sponsoring the premiere of Hamilton in Detroit at the Fisher Theatre on March 12, 2019. The evening will be major fundraiser for the three organizations, as well as a celebration of Shir Tikvah’s double chai (36th) anniversary year. The…

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Congregation Shir Tikvah Shabbat Solidarity Service

Shir Tikvah Solidarity Shabbat

Congregation Shir Tikvah in Troy held a Solidarity Shabbat service the weekend of Nov. 2-3, with great participation. To see the service, go to https://vimeo.com/299253105/ddca3eac6f.

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Rabbis Ahuvia and Sleutelberg

Shir Tikvah Jazz Shabbat Oct. 5

Above: Rabbis Ahuvia and Sleutelberg Congregation Shir Tikvah in Troy will celebrate its Double Chai Anniversary year Friday, Oct. 5, with a Shabbat filled with jazz and joyful worship. The “Traverse City Jazz Shabbat” will be performed as a collaboration between Traverse City’s popular jazz musician Jeff Haas and Congregation Shir Tikvah’s Rabbis Aura Ahuvia…

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Rosh hashanah (jewish New Year holiday) concept. Traditional symbols.. Local rabbis share holiday message.

L’Shanah Tovah

The JN invited local rabbis to share a holiday message with the community. Turning & Returning This summer, for the first time in my life, I was arrested. I participated in the Poor People’s Campaign, six weeks of marches in Lansing and across America to bring attention to social and political issues. Thanks to the…

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Bernard Weiner of Troy, left, received a bone marrow donation from Judah Berger.

Saving A Life

Joe Berkofsky Special to the Jewish News Troy man receives bone marrow donation. In a deeply emotional meeting earlier this month, a Michigan man who was battling blood cancer not long ago finally learned the identity of the Atlanta man who saved his life with a bone marrow donation through the Gift of Life Marrow…

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Morgan Leib had to watch the game from the penalty box while her Detroit teammates killed off a hooking call against her.

No Hockey Medal For Detroit, But Many Good Memories

Depending upon who is asked, Morgan Leib is either the second or third girl to play hockey in the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest. She’s definitely the first girl to play for Detroit in the three years hockey has been part of the Maccabi Games. And there’s no doubt Leib and her Detroit teammates split…

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The Detroit hockey team that competed at the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest in California

Perseverance Pays Off For Female Hockey Player

The first results from Detroit are in from the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest in Orange County, Calif., and they’re as cold as ice. The Detroit hockey team reached the quarterfinals of the 11-team competition last week but didn’t advance any further and fell one victory short of making it to the medal round. Mark…

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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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Playoff Titles On The Line In Softball League

Let the playoffs begin. The regular season is over in the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League, and the playoffs will be held the next two Sundays. Also on the league’s agenda this Sunday are presentations of the prestigious Jeff Fox Sportsmanship and Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” awards. First, let’s go to the diamond, where…

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