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Posts Tagged ‘Farmington Hills’

close up at nuts and fruit at the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem

The Journey Within – The Law of Change

Lori Gordon-Michaeli LCSW “History repeats itself until we learn the lessons that we need to change our path.” This law reminds me of a very famous quote I use in my practice today: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein With growth … change is inevitable. Self-reflection, mindfulness, awareness are…

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First-year rider Renee Liberman of Royal Oak . Team Alex

Faces & Places – Team Alex And WAM

Before Alexandra Graham, daughter of Susie and Bill Graham of West Bloomfield, died of bone cancer in 1999 at age 17 following a valiant battle, Make-A-Wish Michigan granted her extraordinary wish to create a public service announcement. The PSA urged others to smile, not stare, at seriously ill kids who may look different because of…

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Detroit Jewish News article from July 17, 2011 about the new land for the Holocaust Memorial Center HMC

Holocaust Memorial Center – From the DJN Davidson Digital Archives

One of the cultural gems in Detroit is the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills. Yes, the HMC focuses on a singular theme — the Holocaust — and this is a tough subject to address. The Holocaust was the darkest era in Jewish history, as well as world history. I agree with the premise that…

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Danny Raskin: Time-Honored Treasure

Brass Pointe celebrates its 37th year. He had been searching everywhere and saw many places to show off his idea … But none appealed to him … He wanted a building with space to enlarge and offer plenty of free parking space. Then came the area and surroundings he had hoped to find … However,…

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Cheers To 100 Years

B’nai Moshe to celebrate members’ big birthdays. Most weekday evenings and Shabbat mornings, Congregation B’nai Moshe can count on Hyman Fox of West Bloomfield and Zoli Rubin of Walled Lake to help make a minyan. This summer, as the two reach the milestone of turning 100 years old, B’nai Moshe has planned a party for…

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Letters – July 19, 2018

There’s A Reason She Was Canceled The shoe is on the other foot for Lena Epstein (“Canceled,” July 5, 2018, page 17), and it’s not so comfortable judging from her reaction. People are turning on her not because she’s a Republican but because she’s a hypocrite of the worst kind. It has nothing to do…

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Guest Column: On Tisha b’Av, Remember The Holocaust

We are in the Jewish month of Av, a month of mourning for Jewish people. In the month of Av, we remember the many tragedies that have happened to us. More than 2,000 years ago on the ninth of Av, the first and second Beit HaMikdash, our holy temples, were destroyed, burned with the holy…

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Kappy family: Ira, Ilse, Garry, Barbara and Irvin.

Faces & Places – HMC Award Ceremony

The Holocaust Memorial Center (HMC) in Farmington Hills hosted an award ceremony May 17 for the second annual Kappy Family Anne Frank Art & Writing Competition. The competition is presented with support from the Kappy family. Garry Kappy was born in Opatow, Poland. He was imprisoned in different labor camps when he was 15 years…

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Letters – July 12, 2018

Good Things Are Happening We may be not aware of some very good things happening in our community. The massive effort by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit,  Jewish Family Service, BBYO and synagogues as well as Jewish day schools called “We Need to Talk” is designed to reduce teen depression with significant funding and…

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Descendants of the seven Robbins siblings from the Ukrainian shtetl of Dinovitz gathered recently for a family reunion.

Common Bonds – Robinson Family Reunion

Robinson family descendants gather to share facts, lore and memories. For a perfect family reunion, just add rain. A wet early June weekend spent at Tamarack Camps’ Butzel Retreat Center in Ortonville provided the perfect backdrop for 50 descendants of “Kalman the Red” Rabinowitz (Robinson), ranging in age from 4 to 82, to stay inside,…

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