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GMA Dancing Nana and family

‘Dancing Nana’ Struts Her Stuff on Good Morning America

96-year-old Shirley Goodman, also known as “Dancing Nana,” demonstrates “The Tush Push” and tap dances in front of millions of viewers on Good Morning America. By Allison Jacobs A (Jewish) star was born this past week, yet her family and friends have been in awe of her dancing skills for their entire lives. 96-year-old Shirley…

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Sissy’s Kitchen: Black and White Macarons Recipe

Impress your seder guests with Sissy’s Passover-friendly play on the black and white cookie. By Sissy Yellen Videography and featured photo by Derrick Martinez     Black and White Macarons Yields 6 large, or 12 small cookies Ingredients  ¾ cup fine almond flour 2 cup powdered sugar, divided 2 egg whites, room temperature 1 teaspoon…

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Simon Waranch’s Passion for Glass

The CCS student balances creating glass pieces, exhibiting and marketing his work. His latest exhibit features pieces representing Holocaust-related themes. By Suzanne Chessler Photography by Emma Albert At the same time Simon Waranch is represented by two works as part of the Michigan Regional Glass Exhibition at the Janice Charach Gallery in West Bloomfield, he…

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Schmoozing with Jeremy Shuback

The DJN chats with the “Hebrew school celebrity” and former Animation Director at BimBam, a digital storytelling platform featuring interactive videos on Jewish topics for all ages. By Allison Jacobs 1. Where did you grow up? I was part of the B’nai Israel community and lived in West Bloomfield. My best friends growing up were…

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Woman serving Jewish matzon ball soup from a pot, close up

Exciting Eats for the Week of Passover

Think beyond matzah pizza this year — Annabel Cohen offers creative recipes to eat throughout the week of Passover. By Annabel Cohen Passover lasts for a long time, especially when you’re thinking about the food you’ll eat. That’s a lot of eating home-cooked fare and lots of matzah. Each year, I forget how much I…

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New Measles Case in Washtenaw County

As of April 12, there is now a confirmed case in Washtenaw County related to an international traveler. By JN Staff A false alarm was called on the suspected JCC of Ann Arbor measles case, but the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the Washtenaw County Health Department noted a confirmed measles…

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Younger students respond to Hebrew words through music and movement in Temple Beth El’s chapel.

Metro Detroit Religious Schools Staying Relevant

Congregational religious schools in Metro Detroit find innovative ways to keep kids engaged. By Barbara Lewis Featured photo by Anthony Lanzilote   If there’s one thing that unites the Detroit area’s congregational religious schools, it’s their willingness to try new approaches. This is not your father’s Hebrew school! After-school sports and other activities killed the…

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Matzah lasagna by Sissy Yellen

Sissy’s Kitchen: Matzah Lasagna Recipe

Looking for a creative dish to bring to your seder? Sissy Yellen’s vegetarian matzah lasagna recipe is delicious and Passover-friendly. By Sissy Yellen Videography and featured photo by Derrick Martinez   Sissy Yellen is a professional chef, freelance recipe editor, proud mother and wife and has a knack for developing her own recipes. Her Matzah…

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Schmoozing with Zach Berg

The DJN chats with cheese expert and co-founder of Mongers’ Provisions. By Allison Jacobs Featured photo by Benjie Klein 1. How did decide to become a cheesemonger? I really have to credit Zingerman’s with getting me into cheese. I had been working in food since I was a young boy. I got a job at…

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Measles Hits JCC in Ann Arbor

Washtenaw County’s first 2019 case of measles took place at the Early Childhood Center at Ann Arbor’s JCC. By Stacy Gittleman Washtenaw County has reported one confirmed case of the measles, a child at the Early Childhood Center at the Jewish Community Center of Ann Arbor. Peretz Hirshbein, director of child and family services at…

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