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Posts Tagged ‘Jewish Community Center’

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Keeping the Tent Open

Detroit Jews need to balance security concerns with an open and welcoming culture. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Jewish America may have changed on Saturday, Oct. 27, when 11 worshippers were gunned down at a Pittsburgh synagogue, but the perspective of the Security Department of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit is the same as it…

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Susana Stoica with her beagle service dog

‘Heal Your Brain’

Local author outlines her methods to recover after concussions. As she struggled to recover from traumatic brain injury, Susana Stoica made herself a promise: Once she was well, she’d write a book to help others facing the same challenges. She has completed that mission with Heal Your Brain, Reclaim Your Life — How to Recover…

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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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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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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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“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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Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra’s Music Of Faith

THE ANN ARBOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS MUSIC OF FAITH: MUSIC FROM CHRISTIAN, EASTERN ORTHODOX, AND JEWISH TRADITIONS The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Chamber Recital Series features the finest chamber recital music played by symphony musicians and guests. These hour-long concerts are open to listeners of all ages. Wind, string and brass soloists and ensembles combine…

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Hebrew collegiate Institute Education classes. HCI

Hebrew Collegiate Institute 2018/2019 At The WJCC

Hebrew Collegiate Institute (HCI) is open to teenagers in grades 9 through 12 who are interested in learning about a variety of Jewish/Israeli history, current events and culture, including the importance of Israel in 2018. Opening program is October 3rd and closing program is May 29th. Classes run every Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30…

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