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Posts Tagged ‘Hillel of Metro Detroit’

Graduate students: Edward Drizik, Josh Morof and Elana Folbe, all WSU medical students and Jewish Medical Student Association members; Mitchell Shecter, MSU DO; Mara Steintz and Molly Levine, WSU law student and Jewish Law Student Association member.

Jewish@edu – New Friends

Detroit-based grad students form a new association. Josh Morof } jewish@edu writer Throughout the stressful process of applying to medical school, it did not cross my mind to consider the school’s Jewish community on campus. Fortunately, Wayne State University’s School of Medicine, where I am currently a second-year student, has a larger and more active…

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OU President Ora Pescovitz lights the first candle with student Rachel Glogower.

OU President Pescovitz Hosts Chanukah Party For Hillel Of Metro Detroit Students

Illana Greenberg Special to the Jewish News Photos by Jerry Zolynsky On Dec. 2, the first night of Chanukah, Hillel of Metro Detroit’s Oakland University Jewish Student Organization (JSO) held a Chanukah party at Sunset Terrace, the home of Oakland University’s President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz. The celebration included a tour of this historic residence, kosher Chanukah-themed hors d’oeuvres,…

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Wayne State and HMD Memorial for Pittsburgh

Please join the Wayne State community members for a memorial remembering the victims of Saturday’s Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. The memorial will begin Tuesday, October 30 at 4 p.m. on the Gullen Mall in the fountain area across from the David Adamany Undergraduate Library next to the Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center. The program will…

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“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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