Posts Tagged ‘Jewish National Fund’

Great billows of fire and smoke from the\ Carmel forest fire in 2010.

Carmel Forest Fire

December 2, 2010 From the Center for Israel Education The deadliest forest fire in Israel’s history broke out on the Carmel Mountain Range near the city of Haifa. The fire spread rapidly, burning for four days and consumed over 8,000 acres. It claimed the lives of forty-four people, severely damaged homes and property, and consumed…

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Small American flags all together on a lawn.

Veterans Day Brunch

A Veterans Day brunch will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Congregation B’nai Moshe in West Bloomfield. Guest speaker is Marlene Copeland Dodinval, executive director of the Jewish National Fund, who will speak about JNF’s project for refurbishing Ammunition Hill, a poignant and moving memorial in Jerusalem for soldiers who made the…

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Detroit skyline

JNF Names Local Co-Presidents

Andy Goldberg of Bloomfield Hills and Karen Freedland-Berger of West Bloomfield are the new co-presidents of the Detroit Jewish National Fund Board. Their appointments come when JNF is working on the second half of its One Billion Dollar Road Map for the Next Decade campaign. “This role matters so much because it gives me an…

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Rabbi Herbert A. Yoskowitz

Service To Israel

Rabbi Yoskowitz’s U.S. Army chaplaincy work honored at Ammunition Hill. Rabbi Herbert A. Yoskowitz Friday, June 15, 2018, is a day I will long remember. It was a hot, sunny day with a cloudless blue sky as only the Jerusalem sky can be in June. On that Friday morning, I stood next to my wife,…

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Alon Ben-Gurion speaks about his grandfather during a JNF meeting in West Bloomfield.

JNF Celebrates Israel

Don Cohen Contributing Writer Grandson of David Ben-Gurion talks of his grandfather and JNF’s work in Israel’s Negev desert. Friends and supporters of the Jewish National Fund filled the social hall at Congregation Beth Ahm in West Bloomfield June 14 to hear from Alon Ben-Gurion, a grandson of Israel’s first Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. Best…

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Hollywood's Celebrity Jews

Celebrity Jews: Big Bang, New Girl, SVU And RBG

REALLY BIG BANG The season finale of The Big Bang Theory airs on CBS on Thursday, May 10, at 8 p.m. It features the highly anticipated wedding of Sheldon (Jim Parsons) to Amy (played by everybody’s favorite Jewish celeb, Mayim Bialik). Of course, the whole regular cast will be in the episode (the Jewish members…

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