Posts Tagged ‘Frankel Jewish Academy’

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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FJA Jaguars Qualify But Won’t Play in Catholic League Tournament

By Steve Stein, Contributing Writer This has been a great season for the Frankel Jewish Academy boys basketball team, one of its best in years. But it won’t play in the Catholic League C-D tournament. Not because the Jaguars didn’t qualify for the league tournament. They did. They were one of the top four teams…

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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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brightly lit up ten with shoes by the door to the tent in a dark outside setting.

Keeping the Tent Open

Detroit Jews need to balance security concerns with an open and welcoming culture. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Jewish America may have changed on Saturday, Oct. 27, when 11 worshippers were gunned down at a Pittsburgh synagogue, but the perspective of the Security Department of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit is the same as it…

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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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Benny Shaevsky

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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