Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Area Jewish Population Study’

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Synagogues: Challenges & Opportunities In the Face of Trends and Technology

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Historically, one measure of a strong Jewish community is synagogue membership.…

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Guest Column: The Upcoming ‘Silver Tsunami’

Jewish Senior Life Continues the Jewish Population Study Conversation Kenneth Goss Nancy Siegel Heinrich As the president and the CEO of Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit, we applaud the Jewish News for its discussion of some of the statistics identified in the recently released Jewish Population Study spearheaded by the Jewish Federation (“Changing Senior…

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Detroit’s Jewish Community’s ‘About Average’ Emotional Link to Israel

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study From the JN Staff Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact.  For more than a century, the concept…

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Dual Chanukah-Christmas Observances Growing In Detroit Jewish Households

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study From the JN Staff Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. With Chanukah starting the evening of Dec.…

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Navigating the Shifting JCC Landscape

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study From the JN Staff Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Data from the 2018 and the 2005…

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Bricks & Mortar and Kosher Food: Changing Senior Needs and Preferences

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Trends show growing preference for our elderly to age in place…

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City of Detroit: A Place To Work, But Not Live

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The city of Detroit is now the work destination for more…

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Do You Pull Your Punches When Talking About Israel?

Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study 70% of Jewish Detroiters talked with other Detroit area Jews in the past year about the political situation in Israel. Of those, 40% said that they frequently or sometimes hesitate to express their views because they might cause tensions with other Jews in Detroit. Discussion Questions In the past…

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The Children Are Our Future

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The Detroit Jewish community is nationally recognized for its programs and…

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