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Petite Essays On Mortality

The following five essays are companions to Stephen Goldman’s eloquent piece on facing the new year with a terminal diagnosis. All five writers have a connection to the Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network. Their topic: Mortality. Follow Your Journey, With Love Oct. 6, 2016, was the worst day of our lives. That’s the day my…

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Tamarack, 1978: Campers Joe Lash, Joel Topf, Andrew Edelson and David Blau.

In Their DNA

Tamarack family legacy began in 1920s and is going strong. Since the 1920s, a member of the Lash family has either been a camper, counselor or staff member at Tamarack Camps. So, if the great-great-grandchildren of Masha and Joe Simkovitz want to literally walk in their ancestors’ footsteps, all they have to do is take…

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Lorraine and Arnie Fisher flank their grand-children on the Willoway Day Camp Nature Trail. Bottom row: Alex Vieder, Brandon Vieder, Adam Fisher and Ben Fisher. Middle Row: Nick Vieder, Kaitlin Fisher, and Jessie Fisher. Top Row: Daniel Fisher and Meryl Vieder.

Generations Of Fun

Jonathon Koenigsberg Special to the Jewish News Willoway Day Camp to celebrate 50 summers. As the blossoms bloom, the weather warms and the kids count down the days, the staff of Willoway Day Camp are hard at work, making the pools clearer, the crafts craftier and the bug juice tastier than ever. And this summer,…

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The Klezmatics Photo by Adrian Buckmaster

Rollicking & Rebellious

The Grammy-winning Klezmatics bring their high-energy music to Detroit to help celebrate the JN’s 75th anniversary. The Klezmatics aren’t just the best band in the klezmer vanguard; on a good night, they can rank among the greatest bands on the planet.” And Time Out New York knows what it’s talking about. More than three decades…

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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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