Posts Tagged ‘Featured’

Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital

Medical Super-Sleuth

Epidemiologist Dr. Jeffrey Band honored for lifelong work solving infectious disease outbreaks. Above: Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital Our short time on Earth is characterized by the way we treat each other. An individual’s merit might be quantified by the number of lives that person has touched in a positive way.…

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Jewish News cover reading "Remember Us! Give to the war chest"

The Holocaust Unfolds

A new exhibit at the HMC highlights the important role played by the Detroit Jewish News in delivering war news to Detroiters. At the Newseum in Washington, D.C., where newspaper history and highlights open up to the public, a place is held by the Detroit Jewish News. An issue from the 1940s, accessible in an…

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Concept of a man follows the right way

Being Consistently Consistent: Your Secret Sauce

We’ve all asked ourselves the same questions over and over: What is my path forward? What am I passionate about? How can I take that to the next level and make it my life? How can I start my own company or grow my current business? These can seem downright overwhelming, but I’m happy to…

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The US Capitol white shape and USA flag elements on dark blue background, with copy space available for text. The shape is created in Inkscape, layer and color effects in Photoshop.

Meet The Michigan Congressional Candidates

The JN couldn’t get to them all, but we took a look at the landscape and identified the congressional races most likely of interest to the Jewish community. We reached out to the candidates, inviting them to return a brief questionnaire introducing themselves to the community. Here are their responses, edited for length and clarity.…

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Graduation Hat with Israel flag with Diploma and Judge Gavel Isolated on White Background

Deepening Israel Education

Israel education consultant spends time at FJA and Hillel. Michael Jacobs Special to the Jewish News A consultant visiting Detroit on Oct. 10 helped with the effort to boost Israel education for day school students. Dr. Tal Grinfas-David, a day school education specialist for the Atlanta-based Center for Israel Education, planned to spend two days…

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Four women pose before sunset with some birds. They stand with their hands above their heads, jump up with arms and legs outspread, whisper a secret, and stand tall with their arms on their hips.

Esteemed Women

Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic honors women who make a difference. Each year, the Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic in Pontiac, which provides healthcare to vulnerable community members, hosts the Esteemed Women of Michigan event to honor women who have excelled at improving Michigan communities. This year’s event is presented by United Shore and will…

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Adachi Adds Japanese Flavor to Downtown Birmingham

Above: Salmon Shisu Cuc The iconic Peabody-Ford Mansion is a gorgeous presence in downtown Birmingham. While the exterior remains intact, the interior reveals its new identity as the restaurant Adachi. Since August 2018, Adachi has impressed locals with eclectic Japanese-style fare and its classic ambiance. Michael Schlow is the face behind Adachi. Schlow grew up in…

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Abraham Feder

Welcome To Detroit

Cellist Abraham Feder joins the DSO. Abraham Feder is making a sound name for himself playing cello as part of celebrated orchestras — the Sarasota Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra and now the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) beginning with the 2018-2019 season. Instrumentalist Feder is getting attention locally since being named assistant principal cello (Dorothy and…

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Antologye: Finf Hundert Yor Idishe Poeziye, edited by Morris Bassin (New York: Literarisher Farlag, 1917); Jewish Museum, London; The Murdered Jewess, Sarah Alexander. The Life, Trial, and Conviction of Rubenstein, the Polish Jew (Barclay Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1876).

Yiddish Events Coming To Ann Arbor

This fall, the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan will welcome three guest lecturers for a series of events centered around Yiddish. Allison Schachter, Vivi Lachs and Eddy Portnoy will be giving separate lectures on topics including Yiddish poetry, music and underground culture. All the lectures will take place in Room…

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