Posts Tagged ‘Maccabeats’

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Adam Magy holding Henry Magy, 4, Karen Gasinski, Kristi Magy holding Zelda Magy, 2. Family smiles and poses all together

A Mixed Bag

Non-Jewish grandparents celebrate Chanukah with their Jewish grandchildren. Jennifer Lovy Contributing Writer Karen Gasinski, a grandmother from Plymouth, loves Christmas carols, decorating her Christmas tree, making cookies and just about everything else associated with this festive holiday. So, when her daughter Kristi Magy converted to Judaism seven years ago, Gasinski struggled to accept the notion…

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Jewish man blowing the Shofar horn of Rosh Hashanah New Year . Religious symbol.. High holidays music.

Set The Tone

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Use music to prepare for the High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah is coming soon, and you might not yet have entered the space of the Days of Awe. How can you get into that reflective mood? Thanks to the internet, you can hear the melodies of the Days of Awe in advance.…

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The Maccabeats in New York City. Julian Horowitz is on the far right.

They’ve Got The Beat

The Maccabeats bring their golden voices to the 2018 Walk4Friendship. Julian Horowitz grew up with a Modern Orthodox outlook and especially enjoyed singing holiday songs around the Shabbat table and participating in the melodic portions of synagogue prayer. Attending a Jewish high school in Brooklyn, he broadened his interest by participating with choral groups. When…

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Walk4Friendship walkers

Walk4Friendship Set For Sept. 2

Walnut Lake Road in West Bloomfield will once again become a “sea of purple” as thousands of families, teams and individuals wearing Friendship Circle T-shirts take part in the 13th annual Walk4Friendship on Sunday, Sept. 2. The community event raises crucial funds and awareness for Friendship Circle and individuals with special needs. Friendship Circle is…

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