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Posts Tagged ‘dance’

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Gift Guide – Gift Card Gifts

Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer Whether the loved ones on your gift list just have too much stuff, or they have a favorite hobby you’d love to help them indulge, try this: Offer them an experience or a service they would not think of getting for themselves. There are so many experiences to give — from…

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drama masks that are sad and happy.

“From Baghdad to Brooklyn”

Carol Dworkin special to the Jewish News Film and stage actress, singer, yoga instructor, dancer, storyteller, Hebrew speaker, a rabbi’s wife and mother. Yes, you could describe Michelle Azar as a woman of many talents and dimensions. “From Baghdad to Brooklyn,” written and performed by Azar, was a sell-out success on Broadway in September 2017.…

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Detroit Games co-chair Karen Gordon, director Jeremy Fishman and co-chair Franci Silver along with Stacie Francombe and Carissa Mindt from Atlanta

Wanted: Maccabi Games Participants

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will play host to the JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest next year. Aug. 4-9, 2019, to be exact. Even though the dates are about 10 months away, a call went out last week for local athletes to try out for Detroit teams and sign up for individual sports,…

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Detroit’s Israeli dance group was solid gold.. Detroit dance team

Dancing With The Stars…

Detroit Dominates At Maccabi Games There’s no dancing around the fact that Detroit’s dance team did quite well at the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest last month in southern California. Detroit’s roster of 13 experienced competitive dancers earned medals in 15 of the competition’s 20 routines. “That was the largest Detroit dance team we’ve in…

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From left, Coach Jeremy Fishman and players Noah Kam, Alex Mayoras and Carson Brodsky on the gold medal-winning 14U boys basketball team.

Maccabi Games Gold For Basketball Players, Dancers

Let’s continue our JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest coverage with these reports from the games earlier this month in Orange County, Calif. Blue Gold Detroit 14U boys basketball players Noah Kam, Carson Brodsky and Alex Mayoras brought home a gold medal playing in the Blue bracket. They were on a mixed delegation team with players…

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sports balls for Maccabi Games and ArtsFest

Maccabi Athletes, Artists Excited About Trip to California

The JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest is just around the corner. The annual extravaganza will be held Aug. 5-10 in Orange County, Calif. As the event draws closer, several Detroit athletes and artists will reveal in the Jewish News what they’re looking forward to the most in California and if they’ve been to the Maccabi…

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Getting To Know You

Above: Elena Shaddow as Anna with the Royal Children in The King and I. A West Bloomfield native returns home as stage manager of a touring production of The King and I. As a young child seeing The Lion King for the first time, Jenn Jacobs literally screamed with delight as the procession of life-sized…

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Judie Goodman competing with her dance instructor Art McDuffy

A Connection

Local dance competitor recalls her mother as she dances. Judie Goodman dances for her mother. The 64-year-old oncologist/hematologist takes to the dance floor with her husband, Kurt Vilders, and competes with dance instructor and Huntington Woods resident Art McDuffey as a way to relieve stress from her high-powered career as medical director of oncology services…

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Jen Lipson, NJP Nice Jewish Person

Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Jen Lipson

NJP (Nice Jewish Person) Jen Lipson Each month, The Well highlights an amazing (and eligible!) individual. The Well has agreed to share its Q & As with these amazing singles with the JN. This month, The Well has a conversation with NJP Jen Lipson. Q: How did you decide to make your adult life in…

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