Posts Tagged ‘JCC’

Still from 1923 productions of Di goldene kale.

The Toast Of Jewish Broadway

Musicologist Dr. Michael Ochs brings the joy of Yiddish operetta to Ann Arbor. Julie Smith Yolles Special to the Jewish News When Michael Ochs was 2 years old, his family left Germany, where he was born, right before the beginning of WWII. They left everything behind and started their lives all over again in New…

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The Children Are Our Future

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The Detroit Jewish community is nationally recognized for its programs and…

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Beth Ahm To Host Kabbalah Scholar

Congregation Beth Ahm, the Cohn-Haddow Center at Wayne State University and SAJE welcome Professor Daniel Matt for a weekend of learning and mystical insight. Matt is one of the world’s leading authorities on Kabbalah and translator of the Zohar (kabbalistic text). He will introduce attendees to some of the central themes in the Jewish mystical…

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Mark Schlissel

JCC To Host Tailgate Honoring Schlissel

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will honor University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel with its Boneh Kehillah (Builder of Community) Award as part of a tailgate party starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the JCC in West Bloomfield. The party will celebrate the special relationship between the Metro Detroit Jewish community…

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girl sits on a beach beside a sign that says "this is my happy place" and a life preserver that says "life's a beach"

Are You a Happy Person?

Rabbi Shneur Silberberg of Tugman Bais Chabad, in partnership with JCC’s Fed-Ed will present a six-part series titled “Happy to the Core: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology” beginning the week of Oct. 21. Each class will be offered twice: Sundays, 11 a.m. at Bais Chabad of West Bloomfield, and Thursdays, 7 p.m. at the Jewish…

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MDA serves both the IDF and Israeli citizens.

Support Israel’s National Blood Service And EMS

Alan Dershowitz to speak at American Friends of Magen David Adom Detroit gala. American Friends of Magen David Adom wants all of Metro Detroit to understand the critical and lifesaving work of Israel’s national EMS and blood services organization, so it’s enlisting one of the biggest pro-Israel advocates to make the case for MDA. Professor…

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3 Families Reach Settlement with the JCC

It was announced Friday that three families reached an out-of-court resolution with the Jewish Community Center (JCC) in West Bloomfield regarding the summer camp counselor who took naked photos in a locker room in 2015 of their sons, ages 4 and 5, and posted them on a Russian image-sharing website. Matthew Kuppe, now 24, pleaded…

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Detroit Games co-chair Karen Gordon, director Jeremy Fishman and co-chair Franci Silver along with Stacie Francombe and Carissa Mindt from Atlanta

Wanted: Maccabi Games Participants

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will play host to the JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest next year. Aug. 4-9, 2019, to be exact. Even though the dates are about 10 months away, a call went out last week for local athletes to try out for Detroit teams and sign up for individual sports,…

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JCC Library Moved

The Henry and Delia Meyers Library at the Jewish Community Center has left its site on the building’s lower level in preparation for its move to a new permanent location on the main floor, just off the lobby. While construction is under way, the library will operate in temporary quarters on the main floor, adjacent…

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Father Patrick Desbois

Father Desbois To Speak On Book

Father Patrick Desbois, author of In Broad Daylight: The Secret Procedures Behind the Holocaust by Bullets, will be featured at a discussion 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The talk will be moderated by WDIV anchor Devin Scillian. Desbois has devoted his life to researching…

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