Posts Tagged ‘Hillel of Metro Detroit’

“Hallel” by Abre Ettah, New Malden, Britain, UK: This sukkah brings together the historic elements of Sukkot — light, water and festive celebration. Part of Sukkah x Detroit

Sukkah x Detroit

Downtown Synagogue’s design competition to bring Sukkot alive at Capitol Park. A sukkah can be a humble thing, a hut made of plywood two-by-fours and nails with a roof of evergreen branches. It can be chateau-like in miniature, with chandeliers, carpets and windows. Or it can be egg-shaped and covered in petal-shaped shingles. However plain,…

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Elizabeth Merzin of West Bloomfield, Madeline Byrne of Frazer, Monica Merzin of West Bloomfield and photographer John Hardwick of Royal Oak

Faces & Places – Rub-a-Dub, Shalom Club And Detroit River Cruise

Check out this gallery of photos from ORT’s Rub-a-Dub fundraiser, The Shalom Club and the Annual Detroit River Cruise! Rub-a-Dub ORT Michigan’s largest fundraiser, Rub-a-Dub, took place Aug. 21 at Franklin Hills Country Club and drew 550 guests. The event raised more than $1.7 million, making it the most successful yet. More than $62,000 was…

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Monica Merzin, JOIN intern 2018

Jewish@edu – Learning From Our Seniors

Monica Merzin } jewish@edu writer Summer Internships! I had the privilege to spend my summer as a Jeanette and Oscar Cook JOIN intern, a local annual internship program in Jewish communal service administered through JVS. I interned at Jewish Senior Life (JSL) in Oak Park. I spent half of my summer working at Coville Assisted…

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Elizabeth Merzin was a JOIN intern at JVS.

Jewish@edu – Matching Skills To Her Job

Elizabeth Merzin } jewish@edu writer Summer Internships! This summer, I had the opportunity to be one of the 20 Jeanette and Oscar Cook JOIN interns, an annual local Jewish communal service program administered by JVS. I was placed at JVS in Southfield in the marketing and communications department. While the other local Jewish agencies are…

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Sukkah x Detroit

IADS Contest

Sukkah x Detroit receives grant. The Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the William Davidson Foundation for Sukkah x Detroit. Throughout the last week of September, as part of Detroit’s Month of Design, Sukkah x Detroit will celebrate the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot in Detroit’s Capitol Park with a…

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Dr. Peter Hayes

How Do You Explain The Holocaust?

Noted author and historian slated to speak at Holocaust Memorial Center. As part of its ongoing series of lectures designed to further understand the Holocaust, the Holocaust Memorial Center (HMC) in Farmington Hills will welcome award-winning professor of history, author and lecturer Dr. Peter Hayes as guest speaker at a Sunday, June 10, program sponsored…

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A year after her father died, Molly wrote him this letter; she continues to write him

Jewish@edu – Safe Haven

Above: A year after her father died, Molly wrote him this letter; she continues to write him. Molly Rott } jewish@edu writer After dad’s tragic death, Hillel, JFS offer solace. About 3½ years ago, there was a huge flood in Huntington Woods and surrounding communities. It rained for days and days, and for us the rain…

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Freshmen Sarah Wish, Allison Bloomberg, Rebecca Levy, Vanessa Freedman and Rachel Klein gather for a picture with comedian and HQ trivia host, Scott Rogowsky, after University of Michigan Hillel’s Leadership Brunch; he also spoke to a crowd of more than 350 people at the Michigan Union.  

Jewish@edu – Hillel Happenings May 2018

Check out the gallery of photos from Jewish@edu’s latest Hillel Happenings events! See photos from the University of Michigan Hillel, Albion Hillel, Hillel@EMU, MSU Hillel, GVSU Hillel, Hillel of Metro Detroit and Wayne State University. Read Jewish@edu – Back In Michigan Read the value of knowledge. Read how Hillel and JFS offered a Safe Haven to…

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Wayne State University senior Jessica Davidov will head to Israel as a Fulbright scholar.

In A Hurry!

Brittanii Lyons Special to the Jewish News WSU senior plans to teach in Israel as a Fulbright scholar. Acceptance into the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a nationally recognized achievement. Yet Wayne State University senior Jessica Davidov was surprised to be selected — given that she almost didn’t apply. Encouraged by Wayne State science and…

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