Posts Tagged ‘Featured’

Schmoozing with Jordan Wolfe

The DJN chats with the realtor who invests his time and energy into revitalizing the city of Detroit. By Allison Jacobs Photos courtesy Jordan Wolfe   1. You “accidentally” fell into real estate – how did this happen, and what has contributed to your success. When I moved back to Detroit in 2008 from San…

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Madeline Peltz in front of Fox News

The Nice Jewish Girl Who Outed Tucker Carlson

Audio tapes from Tucker Carlson’s past were discovered by Madeline Peltz, who has Jewish and Detroit roots. Featured photo courtesy Madeline Peltz By Allison Jacobs Madeline Peltz isn’t your average 24-year-old living in Washington D.C. The young Media Matters for America researcher made a name for herself this past week when she dug up shocking…

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After New Zealand, Communities Stand Together

By Stacy Gittleman Featured photo via The Muslim Unity Center Facebook In gestures of reciprocal love and unity that they received from their Muslim brothers and sisters following the Tree of Life massacre, rabbis, leaders and others in the Jewish community attended area mosques to mourn the New Zealand terror attacks that took the lives…

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Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Local organization experts offer ways to get a jumpstart on spring cleaning and take control of the clutter. By Susan Peck Photos courtesy of Donna Wise and Andrea Wolf It seems everyone wants to organize their living space, but most of us don’t know exactly where to begin. If it’s been one of your goals,…

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Frankel Jewish Academy robotics team in Israel: Aidan Keenan, Elisha Cooper, Henry Tukel and Jack Harris.

FJA Students Win Israeli Robotraffic Competition

FJA students win big at Israeli robotics competition with their fuel injector designed by 3D CAD; other team members place as well. By Keri Cohen Featured photo courtesy FJA Frankel Jewish Academy (FJA) students competed for the second year in the Nadav Shoham Robotraffic Competition at the Technion University in Haifa, Israel. This year’s competition…

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Rachel’s Read: The Job Hunt

Employment Specialist Rachel Devries is here to answer your job-related questions! Her first entry offers smart tips to start your job search. By Rachel Devries Photography by Becky Hurvitz, JFMD   Dear Rachel,  I am overwhelmed by all the job openings I find on the internet. Is searching online job portals, like Indeed and Monster, really the best way…

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Some of the memorials outside Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where 11 people were killed on Shabbat, Oct. 27, 2018

Are Congregants Carrying Guns at Shul?

Local security policies may vary, but no one is talking about who might be packing at shul. By Stacy Gittleman Aaron Tobin does not widely advertise his gun safety and training courses. Since the Pittsburgh shootings Oct. 27, 2018, when a lone gunman killed 11 workshippers, his business, about 95 percent word of mouth, has…

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Traditional Jewish Hamantaschen cookies with berry jam. Purim celebration concept. Jewish carnival holiday background

Purim Parties in Metro Detroit

There’s no shortage of holiday fun in Metro Detroit this Purim. Here’s a roundup of celebrations for everyone! By JN Staff Pop-Up Purim Estie Tolwin at Aish HaTorah is offering “pop-up Purim” experiences. “Want to do Purim with you and your friends,without any hassle or fuss?” she asks. “Let us make Purim come alive for…

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Smiling african businesswoman discussing positive work result with caucasian partners, friendly black executive manager talking to colleagues about corporate report sharing good news at team meeting

Improve Your Business by Becoming a Servant-Leader

Servant leadership helps accomplish goals for your organization in the best way possible. By Jon Dwoskin Conversations can be such a great breeding ground for life lessons. Those life lessons can be used in our businesses, because our business should be an extension of ourselves. One of the best lessons I ever learned came through…

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Schmoozing with Ricki Friedman

The DJN talks “breaking” the weight in your life with life coach, motivational speaker, and founder of BREAK the Weight, Ricki Friedman.   By Allison Jacobs 1. BREAK the Weight was born when your best friend approached you to help her lose 150+ lbs. What were some key takeaways for you during that journey? We…

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