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Posts Tagged ‘Jews In the D’

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After The Vote — 2018

Making sense of what happened and what comes next. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor If there is one piece of good news that both Democrats and Republicans can celebrate about the 2018 midterms, it’s that voter turnout was the strongest in decades, about 113 million nationally, or 49 percent of eligible voters, compared to 36 percent…

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Terry McDonald and Arthur Horwitz in conversation

Joining Forces

DJN Foundation’s Davidson Archive finds a permanent home at U-M Bentley Historical Library. Photos by Marcin Chumiecki A Nov. 5 event at the Gerald Ford Presidential Library at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor celebrated the new permanent home of the DJN Foundation’s William Davidson Archive of Jewish Detroit History at U-M’s Bentley Historical…

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Ben Alalouf and Ann Curry

A Special Reunion

Former Metro Detroiter to be featured on PBS series We’ll Meet Again Nov. 20. Kathy Carlson Nashville Jewish Observer When the second season of the PBS series We’ll Meet Again starts up this month, viewers will learn how two Holocaust survivors were reunited in Centennial Park in Nashville, Tenn., more than 70 years after they…

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BDS Teach-In

U-M departments sponsor one-sided event. Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer On Oct. 29, the University of Michigan’s Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS) hosted a public teach-in about the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The program was funded by CMENAS Endowments, Institute for the Humanities, Department of Anthropology, Arab and Muslim American…

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JFS Grant for Chronic Care Management

Jewish Family Service received a $20,000 grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit that will go toward testing a new interdisciplinary approach to supporting community members through chronic care management. A JFS care manager will be placed in a primary care practice to serve more vulnerable older adults. This partnership relies on an…

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Camp Hermelin Raised Nearly $65,000

ORT celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Camp Hermelin fundraiser at the home of Doreen Hermelin in mid-September. More than 700 kids, parents and grandparents reconnected with camp friends and staff while enjoying a variety of activities run by 11 local camps and 10 activity-based businesses. Event co-chairs Carole BenEzra, Melissa Feldman and Shayna Levine,…

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Shoes to Share

Shoes to Share is a program organized by the National Council of Jewish Women | Michigan where new or gently used shoes are collected at donation points throughout Metro Detroit in October, then sorted by volunteers in November. NCJW|MI works with 22 local agencies that help kids, homeless families and veterans. Last year 3,000 pairs…

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Latke Vodka 11.24.2018 Bleu Detroit

Latke Vodka Is Nov. 24

Latke Vodka has a new beat, and it’s about to drop. For the first time, Latke Vodka is hitting the floor from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Nov. 24 at Bleu Detroit (1540 Woodward Ave.), one of Detroit’s premiere nightclubs that boasts the best sound in the city. Also new this year, you can reserve a Bleu…

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Professor Shachar Pinsker with Kingsville Ontario resident Cathy Basskin, who attended the event

Jewish Coffee Culture

Café society played central role in Jewish intellectual life. Ron Stang Special to the Jewish News Windsor, Ontario Jewish café culture played a seminal role in the nurturing and transmission of Jewish ideas and, indeed, provided a refuge for generations of Jewish intellectuals in Europe and beyond, through the early part of the 20th century.…

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Longtime Runner Marks 14th Marathon

Marla Canvasser competed in the Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon’s International Half-Marathon event for the 14th time on Oct. 21. Marla, 58, of West Bloomfield, says she loves being part of such a large athletic event in Detroit. “Crossing the bridge into Canada and the tunnel back to Detroit is a really unique experience,” she…

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