Posts Tagged ‘FJA’

FJA Boys Basketball Team Catches a Break

While the Jaguars can’t play in the Catholic League tournament due to Shabbat, they qualify for the Michigan High School Association state tournament on Feb. 25. By Steve Stein, Contributing Writer The Frankel Jewish Academy boys basketball team won’t be playing in the Catholic League C-D Division tournament because tournament games are scheduled for Shabbat,…

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Frankel Jewish Academy’s Will Bloomberg (3) surveys the situation during a game against Southfield Christian. - soccer players on the field

Team MVP

Steve Stein Contributing Writer Will Bloomberg began his soccer career playing at a high level. He was on Waza FC and Vardar Soccer Club of Michigan travel teams for a combined six years. Club soccer ended for Bloomberg when he entered high school at Frankel Jewish Academy. He doesn’t regret stepping away. “It was a…

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Students participate in a J-Talk discussion session.

Jewish@edu – Lively Discussion

Weekly J-Talk sessions bring topics into focus. Nisim Nesimov } jewish@edu writer They say there are three things you should never talk about at the dinner table: money, religion and politics. At J-Talk, a weekly meeting of young Jewish college students from Metro Detroit, this adage is thrown out the door. Led by Rabbi Michele…

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FJA’s Aviva Lupovitch passes the ball to a teammate.

FJA Volleyball Team Serves Success In The Classroom

Steve Stein Contributing Writer The Frankel Jewish Academy volleyball team had some nice accomplishments on the court this season. Despite losing several players from last year’s team, the Jaguars finished 5-9 and “we improved dramatically from the beginning to the end of the season,” said Coach Joe Bernstein. That improvement left Bernstein optimistic because only…

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FJA Teens Immersed in Israel’s Culture, Context

Two high school students from Michigan were among 24 teens who gathered at the Emory University campus in Atlanta from Oct. 26-28 for the second Teen Israel Leadership Institute hosted by the Center for Israel Education and the Emory Institute for the Study of Modern Israel. The weekend featured a mix of activities, discussions and…

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Letters – November 1, 2018

Orthodox Students Attend Community Day Schools Since its founding in 1958, Hillel Day School has provided an outstanding education to Jewish children in Metropolitan Detroit — no matter how they practice Judaism at home. The school has always welcomed Jewish students affiliated with Orthodox synagogues while Hillel was a member of the Conservative movement’s Solomon…

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FJA Junior To Speak at Food Allergy Conference

Frankel Jewish Academy junior Benny Shaevsky will be among the featured speakers at the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Conference Nov. 2-4 in Washington, D.C., an annual education event serving people of all ages managing food allergies, as well as registered dietitians helping their clients live and thrive with this serious, increasingly common disease.…

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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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A Place Of Their Own

Brett Mountain Photographer An award-winning interior designer nests a home for her own growing family. Interior designer Carrie Long added a bit of pretend to the reality of remodeling and decorating the Birmingham home picked for her own family almost two years ago. She moved forward thinking of her husband, Greg Sobol, as a client…

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