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Posts Tagged ‘Israel@70’

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Essay: The Woman In The Burka

She wore a full-length burka, the kind with just a tiny slit across the eyes. Holding a stroller with both hands, with three small children and her husband beside her, she patiently waited in line for her family’s turn to get on the Tilt-A-Whirl ride. Around her, loud carnival music was blaring amidst bright lights,…

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Israel@70 at GM River Days. Jewish Federation CEO Scott Kaufman, left, was among 3,500 community members — plus 300 staffers from Tamarack Camps and 100 staffers from JCC Day Camps — celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary on the Detroit Riverfront.

Faces & Places – Israel@70 at GM River Days

Israel@70 (at GM River Days), Detroit Riverfront June 20, 2018 Check out this gallery of photos to see how Detroiters celebrated Israel@70 at GM River Days! Photos by Jerry Zolynsky Check out this video from our Instagram and Facebook! [similar id=47650 type=all]

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Sheldon Low

Shining A Light

Song leader Sheldon Low will help highlight a love for Jewish music at Israel’s birthday party in Detroit. When singer-songwriter Sheldon Low takes the stage on June 20 during the Israel@70 at River Days celebration on the Detroit Riverfront, he hopes to fill the air with a “holy sound.” But he’s going to need the…

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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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We Have a Problem — Israel

As exquisitely expressed in the Torah, Israel has inextricably been integral to who we are and why we exist. There is a direct and clear connection between the land, God and how we should act. This can be found in texts from the Book of Genesis to the writings of Roman Empire historian Josephus to…

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70th Independence Day stamp. Israel

Israel@70 Stamp Notes Inventions

Times of Israel [similar id=45408 type=all] Summing up 70 years of Israeli achievement on a postage stamp is a gargantuan challenge — but that’s just what graphic artist Tal Huber had to do to produce a 70th Independence Day stamp for the Israel Postal Service. The stamp depicts many of the inventions for which Israel…

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A 9-year-old Rachel on April 21,1948, at what later became known as Gan Ha’atzmaut — Independence Park

A Moment In History For The State of Israel

[similar id=45408 type=all] It was the evening of the 29th of November 1947. I was then an 8-year-old child who was aware that something very important was about to happen. Only in the coming years did I realize the full significance of the event. Almost all the neighbors in the house on 97 Herzl St.,…

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After graduate school, Beverly Kent went off to discover Israel, which was born the same year as she was.

Israel@70: Ties That Bind

Beverly Kent Goldenberg Special to the Jewish News [similar id=45408 type=all] A Detroiter born in 1948 charts her close relationship with Israel’s growth. I was a post-World War II baby, born in 1948. This spring, I celebrated my 70th birthday; so did the State of Israel. As I was growing up in Northwest Detroit, my mother, Jennie Levin Kent, made sure our joint destiny…

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Israel@70 – A Salute to the Jewish State

Check out this list of the Jewish News‘ Israel@70 Coverage, including links to eleven articles about Israel in honor of Israel’s 70th anniversary. IDF Soldiers Among Us Detroiters share photos of their time in the IDF. 1948 War of Independence Two books give insight. Israel Through the Decades Lasting Partnership Michigan and Israel economic partnership…

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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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