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Posts Tagged ‘Ferndale’

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City of Detroit: A Place To Work, But Not Live

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The city of Detroit is now the work destination for more…

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The Paul Best Elementary school reunion is August 18, 2018.

Best Of The Best

Eve Silberman Special to the Jewish News Reunion of Oak Park school recalls its rich diversity. Shortly after the Paul Best Elementary School opened in the fall of 1954, a dispute broke out over placing a Christmas tree in the lobby. Some Jewish parents (many had moved to Oak Park to avoid anti-Semitism) expressed discomfort…

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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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The mural at the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue.

A Mural Of Many Colors

L.A. muralist Bunnie Reiss coats the Downtown Synagogue. Los Angeles muralist Bunnie Reiss left Detroit’s only synagogue a lot more colorful than when she arrived, cloaking it in symbols of luck, love and protection. Reiss, 43, took a week to paint her mural on the back of the four-story Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue on Griswold…

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Lovers Only

Lovers Only in Capitol Park

Lovers Only in Detroit’s Capitol Park is far from a swinger’s club. Capitol Park is on the heat map for Detroit’s growing restaurant scene. The establishment opened in spring 2018 by Eli Boyer, who is quickly becoming a household name. His restaurant operations are places you’ve got to go (and go again and again). Coming…

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Food Industry Game Changer

High-pressure processing leads to fewer preservatives and a longer shelf life. Jack and Annette Aronson have been making news for the past several years with their many business and charitable ventures. As founders of Garden Fresh Gourmet in Ferndale, the Aronsons sold this business and continue to work for the new owners, the Campbell Soup…

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Michael Glabicki and Dirk Miller of Uprooted. PHOTO BY CARA FREIDHAM

Uprooted

Rusted Root front man Michael Glabicki brings his new band to Metro Detroit. The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival returns for its second year at the Berman Center for Performing Arts. The festival, held May 24-27, offers an innovative approach to arts and music festivals, showcasing three artists for three nights of extraordinary…

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Chocolate Chip Cookies by D’vine Cookies

D’licious

Jennifer Lovy Contributing Writer A brand-new local business offers from-scratch cookies for everyone — including on the go. Rebecca Abel had an urge to start a cookie company. Her vision was to create the perfect gourmet cookie — something crispy on the outside, doughy on the inside and made from only premium ingredients. “I couldn’t…

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Rene Lichtman in his home studio.

Chaos | Control

Brett Mountain Photographer Local Holocaust survivor, speaker and activist Rene Lichtman is ready to show another dimension — artist. Rene Lichtman is a Holocaust survivor, a hidden child outside of Paris with a non-Jewish family. He was baptized and didn’t know he was Jewish until his mother came for him after the war. He’s the…

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Jewish Ferndale: A building of its own.

Ask Rabbi Herschel Finman why bringing Jewish programming to Ferndale is a top priority, and he’ll offer a simple, two-part response. “There are no other Jewish ‘anythings’ in Ferndale,” he said. “But there are Jews.” After a year and a half of arranging events within the city under the name Jewish Ferndale, it became time…

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