Posts Tagged ‘Jewish Ferndale’

The new public menorah at Jewish Ferndale is made of catalpa branches.

Jewish Ferndale’s Public Menorah Promotes Environmental Ideals.

David Brown used sustainable materials to construct the menorah. Keri Guten Cohen JN Story Development Editor Jewish Ferndale is celebrating Chanukah this year with a new menorah on the front lawn made by David Brown of Detroit. “Last spring, Rabbi [Herschel] Finman said, ‘We’d like a big menorah to go outside made of recycled, reused material,’”…

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Jewish Ferndale Hosts Vigil for Pittsburgh Shooting Victims

By Keri Guten Cohen Story Development Editor Standing in a chilly, light drizzle, those gathered huddled close together and heard words of comfort and resolve from Rabbi Herschel Finman of Jewish Ferndale, several elected officials and Ferndale Chief of Police Vincent Palazzolo. “In the face of adversity, we look for opportunities to transform the darkness into…

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Jewish man blowing the Shofar horn of Rosh Hashanah New Year . Religious symbol.. High holidays music.

Set The Tone

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Use music to prepare for the High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah is coming soon, and you might not yet have entered the space of the Days of Awe. How can you get into that reflective mood? Thanks to the internet, you can hear the melodies of the Days of Awe in advance.…

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Brittany Feldman of Hazon Detroit, David Brown of Kibbutz Detropia, Rev. Deb Hansen, a board member of Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, Leah Wiste of Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, Ilana Unger of Hazon Detroit and Staci Rosen of Repair the World Detroit in front of Hazon’s Topsy Turvy Bus that runs on used vegetable oil.

Faces & Places: Hazon Detroit

Hazon Detroit, Forest bathing, Farmington Hills Nature Center, March, 2018 In mid-March, 25 participants joined Hazon Detroit to explore their senses through the sweet practice of “Forest Bathing,” immersing themselves in nature to help reap physical and psychological benefits. Cayla Samano, a certified forest therapist, and Brittany Feldman of Hazon led the group on a…

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