Posts Tagged ‘environmentalism’

The new public menorah at Jewish Ferndale is made of catalpa branches.

Jewish Ferndale’s Public Menorah Promotes Environmental Ideals.

David Brown used sustainable materials to construct the menorah. Keri Guten Cohen JN Story Development Editor Jewish Ferndale is celebrating Chanukah this year with a new menorah on the front lawn made by David Brown of Detroit. “Last spring, Rabbi [Herschel] Finman said, ‘We’d like a big menorah to go outside made of recycled, reused material,’”…

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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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Participants last year at the Michigan Jewish Food Festival

Food, Glorious Food

The third annual Michigan Jewish Food Festival gears up to be the best yet. Everybody eats. Food is the common denominator that brings people together — from the dinner table to restaurants and occasionally to food festivals. People gather wherever good food is to be found. There will likely be good food in abundance at…

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