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music notes on an old page of music that is tinted with age used to represent Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra's new show Music of Faith.

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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Reboot Creative Director Francine Hermelin Levite speaks with people at Detroit’s Jewish Food Festival.

Reboot!

Check out 10Q to stay reflective this holiday. When the sun sets on Rosh Hashanah, many of us will have spent one or two days in reflective prayer and contemplation of the year to come. Traditionally, Jews are expected to spend the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur — the Ten Days of Awe…

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For Openers: Beyond Bubbie & Zayde

Rochel Burstyn When my oldest was about 2, I took out my wedding album and carefully, carefully (“Don’t touch it; don’t breathe on it; just look!”) looked through the pictures with him. When we came to a picture of me sitting with my mother, mother-in-law, two grandmothers and my husband’s grandmother, my little one pointed…

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Aaron Scholnik, second from right, on the new bimah with open house guests

New Home – Temple Beth Sholom

Photos by Shannon Ruiz Opening the doors at Marquette’s first-ever Jewish synagogue. Marquette may be known for its iron ore port and breweries, as the home of Northern Michigan University or even the 2012 CBS MoneyWatch listing as one the 10 best places to retire in the U.S. But recently, the largest city in Michigan’s…

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Panelists: Dr. Elise Gilbert Aronowitz, Dr. Shawn Achtman, moderator Stephanie Steinberg, Josh Roberts and Judge Edward Sosnick.

A Jewish Lens

Jason Rubenfire Special to the Jewish News The Well explores opioid addiction. The opiate crisis in America has reached epidemic standards. According to the CDC, overdose deaths claimed approximately 64,000 American lives in 2016, with the numbers showing few signs of falling. No corner of America or any one particular culture or nationality is shielded…

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Josh Silverman.

The Golden Touch

Alice Burdick Schweiger Special to the Jewish News Ann Arbor-native — and Etsy CEO — Josh Silverman has a knack for success. This past May marked the one-year anniversary of Josh Silverman becoming CEO of Etsy, the online marketplace that specializes in buying and selling vintage goods and handmade arts and crafts. Since Silverman, an…

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My Personal Experiences With Palestinians and Israel

In 1967, a few months after the Six-Day War, I stopped in Beirut, Lebanon, on my way back from a trip to India. This was eight years before the Lebanese Civil War, and the city was incredibly beautiful — especially near the shore. The quiet harbor water was deep blue. A little further down the…

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Local Relationship, Long-Distance Wedding

Planning a Jewish wedding may not strike some as an especially daunting task. Add the complexity of doing so from nearly 1,000 miles away, and I’ll ask you to reconsider your stance. [similar id=38398 type=all] We met on Jdate, so while our lives are inherently steeped in modernity, we knew we wanted a wedding that…

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Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan and Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet! Photo by: Matthew Murphy

Waiting For Goffman

Actor, singer, musician and more Devon Goffman brings his talents to Detroit with On Your Feet! In a musical that celebrates the achievements of Cuban immigrants and the Cuban-Latin music they introduced to American audiences, Devon Goffman plays a Jewish role. He is record producer Phil in On Your Feet!, the show defining the hurdles…

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