Posts Tagged ‘Kadima’

The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Yifat Clein

Yifat Clein, 33, is an intake coordinator and therapist at Kadima, where she helps individuals make their first (courageous) step in seeking mental health services and provides trauma-informed counseling to her clients. Since graduating with her M.S.W. in 2015, Yifat has been dedicated to improving mental health access and educating the community about the crucial…

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The Yad Ezta staff at Yad Ezra with a shopping cart full of groceries.

Bringing a Light to Poland

Yad Ezra works with Chief Rabbi of Poland to help establish a kosher food pantry in Warsaw. Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer Yad Ezra Executive Director Leah Luger believes in no coincidences. All personal connections happen for a reason. It is this serendipity of relationships and connections — particularly her working relationship and friendship with local…

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Brainstorming solutions: Deanne Ginns Gruenberg, owner of the Self Esteem Shop in Clawson and child and adolescent therapist; Jodie Jacobs, table leader; Sara Kraft, social worker in private practice; Orly Kennet, Bloomfield Hills parent; Onisia Martin, school social worker.

Resilience Documentary

Childhood trauma spurs far-reaching mental and health consequences. Ronelle Grier Contributing Writer What is the greatest predictor of health issues such as obesity, smoking, heart disease, depression, alcoholism and other addictions? While genetics and family history may seem the most obvious factors, the answer may come as a surprise: childhood trauma. The devastating effect of…

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British soldiers arrest the passengers of the aliyah ship Kadima in Haifa to send them to Cyprus on Nov. 16, 1947.

Kadima Arrives in Haifa

November 16, 1947 The aliyah-bet (illegal immigration) ship Kadima (sometimes called the Kedma) arrives in Haifa under British escort and all of its passengers are arrested and sent to detention camps in Cyprus. On November 5, 1947, the Kadima left from the island of Palestrina just south of Venice with nearly 800 Jewish refugees, mostly from Poland and Hungary, hoping to…

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The spirit of Israel is alive during this dance session.

Faces & Places – Tamarack Israel Day & Kadima Howard Mini Golf

Tamarack Camps’ Israel Day-Maccabiah Games Weekend This year, in honor of Israel’s 70th anniversary, Tamarack Camps’ year-round staff, supervisors and summer counselors led an extended Israel Day-Maccabiah Games weekend for three days instead of the usually one. Each camper was assigned one of four colors, each representing four holy cities in Israel: Jerusalem, Tzfat, Hebron…

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woman in cap and gown stares off into the distance.

Where You Go Is Not Who’ll You Be

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Best-selling author coming to Detroit Oct. 3 to talk to kids and parents. Federation CEO Scott Kaufman gets a lot of calls from members of the community about reference letters for college applications. “I’m happy to do it when I know the student,” he said, “but sometimes the tone of these…

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Ehud Olmert handing in his resignation to President Shimon Peres on September 21, 2008

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Resigns

September 21, 2008 Amid charges of corruption and financial improprieties, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert resigns his position. Olmert had announced he would resign in July, following the elections for a new Kadima party leader which took place on September 17th.   The newly elected Kadima party leader, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, was tasked with trying…

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yamulke to represent the Detroit Jewish News during the Days of Awe

Publisher’s Notebook: Staying Mission-Focused In Turbulent Times

As we enter the new year 5779 and the accompanying Days of Awe, we are compelled to reflect on our shortcomings, seek reconciliation with those we have wronged and commit to a path of self-improvement. This period of somber introspection is currently framed and besmirched by a loss of civil discourse, absence of empathy and…

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