Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Celena Ritchey - a girl with long hair smiles in a selfie wearing a spaghetti strap top.

Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Celena Ritchey

Marisa Meyerson Special to the Jewish News NJP (Nice Jewish Person) Celena Ritchey 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 Celena Ritchey. Q: You spend your…

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Tepperman’s president Andrew Tepperman in front of the emulsifier, which converts Styrofoam into pucks to be recycled.

Environmental Champions

Windsor chain wins award for giving back to community, environment. Ron Stang Special to the Jewish News Southern Ontario’s largest furniture company may be known for its expansive stores in five cities and, in hometown Windsor, its deep roots in the community, stretching back 93 years. What is less well known is its significant charitable…

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Letters – July 5, 2018

Welcome, Rabbi Lopatin I thoroughly enjoyed reading the article “Mixed Welcome” (page 10, June 21, 2018, issue). Our Metro Detroit Jewish community is distinguished by its diversity and inclusion. There is practically a place of worship for each and every Jew, and with the addition of Rabbi Asher Lopatin and his wife, Rachel, a real…

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Rachel Tronstein Stewart

New Detroit Leader

Rachel Tronstein Stewart continues tradition of Jewish involvement. Rachel Tronstein Stewart, 37, says she likes to be involved in things. For Stewart, those are more than casual words. She is president of Gardner-White, her family’s furniture company, headquartered in Auburn Hills, which operates 10 stores. This January, she was named chairman of the board of…

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If you’re willing to tolerate some clover, organic lawncare might be a good choice.

A Healthy Lawn

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Some homeowners turn to organic lawncare to limit chemical and pesticide use. A professional turf care service advertises that it “provides complete turf care for homeowners interested in a beautiful lawn. We can maintain a healthy lawn for you year after year.” But what does “a healthy lawn” mean? The words…

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Rabbi Elyse Goldstein and her husband, Baruch Sienna

Toronto Educators

Beth Shalom to host couple at its annual Nelson Legacy Event. Do men and women read the Bible differently? That’s the question Rabbi Elyse Goldstein will answer as the keynote speaker for this year’s Nelson Legacy Event at Congregation Beth Shalom in Oak Park, which will start on Wednesday, June 6. For the second half…

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Temple Beth El Rabbi Mark Miller, Ari Richardson, Lily Mendelson, Tommy Sherman, Lucy Sher, Lexi Greenberger, Abigail Scavone, Donovan Brown and Debbie Morosohk, director of education.

Finding A Political Voice

Temple Beth El teens learn about advocacy on L’Taken trip to Washington, D.C. Ari Richardson, 16, a junior at Farmington High School, grew up as an active member at Temple Beth El in Bloomfield Township and is now president of its youth group. She didn’t know much about politics or policy making, but she has…

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