Posts Tagged ‘Holocaust survivors’

Events to Mark Remembrance Day at HMC

The Holocaust Memorial Center  (HMC) will host programs to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, Jan. 27, including a presentation by a Holocaust survivor, a docent-led tour of the museum and the screening of new documentary film about the Warsaw Ghetto, Who Will Write Our History. “We are proud to be part of the…

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Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Seven-Layer Cake and Klezmer Music

By Esther Allweiss Ingber / Contributing Writer Seven-layer cake and klezmer music were special treats for a group of Holocaust survivors and friends on the last Sunday of Chanukah. Hidden Children and Child Survivors of Michigan sponsored the free Jewish music concert, an offering of Program for Holocaust Survivors and Families of Jewish Senior Life…

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The Yad Ezta staff at Yad Ezra with a shopping cart full of groceries.

Bringing a Light to Poland

Yad Ezra works with Chief Rabbi of Poland to help establish a kosher food pantry in Warsaw. Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer Yad Ezra Executive Director Leah Luger believes in no coincidences. All personal connections happen for a reason. It is this serendipity of relationships and connections — particularly her working relationship and friendship with local…

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Ben Alalouf and Ann Curry

A Special Reunion

Former Metro Detroiter to be featured on PBS series We’ll Meet Again Nov. 20. Kathy Carlson Nashville Jewish Observer When the second season of the PBS series We’ll Meet Again starts up this month, viewers will learn how two Holocaust survivors were reunited in Centennial Park in Nashville, Tenn., more than 70 years after they…

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The ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lodz Ghetto. Photo Credit: Shavei Israel

74th Anniversary Of Liquidation Of Lodz Ghetto Commemorated In Poland

The Polish city of Lodz, its local Jewish community and the Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel organization today held a ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lodz Ghetto. The events began with a prayer at the city’s Jewish cemetery, followed by a memorial march culminating at Radegast Station, where the official ceremonies took…

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honoring survivors and victims of the Holocaust

Coalition To Honor Survivors

The Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity will host an event at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, honoring survivors and victims of the Holocaust. The event, “Out from the Depths and into the Light,” will be held at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills. The coalition was formed earlier this year with a mission…

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Cheers To 100 Years

B’nai Moshe to celebrate members’ big birthdays. Most weekday evenings and Shabbat mornings, Congregation B’nai Moshe can count on Hyman Fox of West Bloomfield and Zoli Rubin of Walled Lake to help make a minyan. This summer, as the two reach the milestone of turning 100 years old, B’nai Moshe has planned a party for…

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Rebel Fitness boxing studio

A Modern Twist On Boxing

Jessica Verona Special to the Jewish News Rebel Fitness opens in Bloomfield Twp. Boutique boxing studio Rebel Fitness opened its doors on April 20 in Bloomfield Township, and owners Noah Dorfman, 36, and Michelle Landry, 32, couldn’t be more excited. The couple, both natives of Bloomfield Hills, maintain that their new venture is a perfect…

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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot

Social Media In The Age Of Zionism

[similar id=43944 type=all] [similar id=44885 type=all] I preface this blog by stressing that I don’t necessarily support everything the Israeli government and the IDF does. — If you’re anything like me, you’re ecstatic that Gal Gadot, a Jewish granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, plays Wonder Woman in the D.C. Cinematic Universe (DCEU). The Wonder Woman casting…

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JFS established group homes for the elderly.

JFS Historical Highlights

1928  The Jewish Social Service Bureau is incorporated to promote “family welfare and welfare of children among the Jewish people of Detroit and environs.” 1930s The first Homemaker Service Program in Michigan is started to serve children in homes with an ill or absent mother. 1940s The agency’s focus with children shifted to foster care…

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