Posts Tagged ‘JN Legacy Gala’

Time Travel

This week’s edition of the Jewish News publishes on the same day (May 3) that a sold-out audience will gather at JN75 for the paper’s 75th Diamond Anniversary Legacy Gala, the most prestigious event at the synagogue since my wedding 34 years ago. The evening features the Klezmatics, the only klezmer band to win a…

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The extended Mendelson-Levine family with its three generations of doctors

The Mendelson-Levines: Generations Of Medicine

As I was growing up, my family didn’t have what I would call “normal” dinner conversations. While other kids’ parents were asking questions about basketball practice and violin lessons, my parents were discussing blood cultures and stroke symptoms. Soon, my sister joined in with an interesting story about stool while my brothers and I twirled…

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The Klezmatics Photo by Adrian Buckmaster

Jewish News’ 75th Anniversary Legacy Gala Event

Please join as we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Jewish News Join us as we honor the Jewish News and the multi-generational families that have helped to shape the Detroit Jewish Community. Featuring: The Grammy Award-Winning Klezmatics The Jewish News’ 75th Anniversary The evenings theme is linking the generations – past, present and future.…

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Happy older people smiling and standing with colorful balloons at the New Year's Eve party photo

Born In 1942

These Detroiters — and many more — share a birthdate with the JN. They were born the same year as the Jewish News, and matured along with the newspaper. They have strong memories of growing up in Detroit’s Jewish community. Some graduated from Mumford High, located in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood of Northwest Detroit, and…

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