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Posts Tagged ‘Grand Rapids’

Josh Cooper gives Sparty a ride in one of the SKOOP pedicabs on the MSU campus.

Jewish@edu – Solving Micro-Mobility

MSU entrepreneur’s SKOOP pedicabs offer free rides, high-visibility advertising. Josh Cooper } jewish@edu writer Photos courtesy SKOOP Inc. A week into my freshman year, I, like many other students at Michigan State University, quickly had to deal with the pains of “micro-mobility.” With no car and classes more than a mile away, transportation in the…

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Editorial: Zero-Tolerance Policy Is Inhumane

On June 20, President Donald Trump reversed his administration’s policy of separating families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border after insisting he had “no choice” but to separate children from their parents. This came after wide condemnation from weeks of heart-wrenching images — children crying hysterically at being taken from their parents’ arms, horrified parents…

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For Love Of Seven-Layer Cake

I’ve written over the years about my unabashed, insatiable, down-right fanatical love for seven-layer cake. At break-fast on Yom Kippur, I don’t consider it sacrilege to eat seven-layer cake before indulging in lox and bagels. And I’m not ashamed to admit — well, maybe a little ashamed — that I’ve left shivahs disappointed that seven-layer…

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The steering committee visits Beit She’an National Park.

Like Family

Jason Rubenfire Special to the Jewish News Michigan and the Central Galilee share an unbreakable bond. Since 1994, the Jewish Agency’s Partnership2Gether (P2G) program has united Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor with the Central Galilee region of Israel, made up of three municipalities: Migdal HaEmek, Nazareth Illit and the Jezreel Valley. The region…

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Lasting Partnership

[similar id=45408 type=all] Michigan and Israel economic partnership continues to grow thanks to MIBA. The Michigan Israel Business Accelerator (MIBA), a bi-national nonprofit chamber of commerce formed in 2017 dedicated to increasing economic ties between Michigan businesses and Israeli companies, is continuing its efforts to strengthen and improve successful partnerships initiated by its 10-year predecessor,…

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Anna’s House

How could Anna’s House be voted “No. 1 Best Breakfast in Michigan” if it’s only been open since April 2 in Farmington Hills? While diners on the west side of the state apparently were big fans of Anna’s House in an MLive.com dining poll, I had no prior knowledge of this special group of family-owned…

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Jerry Rose, Howie Gerenraich, Howard Waxer and Mitch Lefton.

Freedom Of The (Bench) Press

Something was missing in Jeff Ellis’ storied weightlifting career. It isn’t missing any longer. The 58-year-old West Bloomfield resident competed in a national meet for the first time and, to top it off, he won a gold medal. His 275-pound bench press gave him first place in the age 55-59 198-pound division in the Amateur…

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