Posts Tagged ‘matzah’

Jewish boy wearing tfellin and putting on a tallit

The Jewish Jack Of All Trades

By Rabbi Dr Raymond Apple In the haftarah for Sh’mini Atzeret, Solomon blesses Israel and says, “Let your heart be whole with the Lord your God” (I Kings 8:61). To understand what it means to let the heart be whole, an analogy is called for. Think of physics. The physicist used to know more or less…

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Douglas Bloom Photo by John Hardwick

Douglas Bloom To Receive Butzel Award

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit will give Douglas Bloom the Fred M. Butzel Award for distinguished community service at its 2018 Annual Meeting 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West Bloomfield. The award is Federation’s highest honor for volunteer leadership. Bloom has served in a variety…

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Elya Silfen of West Bloomfield explains how matzah is made.

Faces & Places At The Matzah Factory

This year on March 11, the annual Barbara and Douglas Bloom Matzah Factory moved to Yad Ezra in Berkley, where participants not only learned about how to make matzah, but also made their own to take home. They also had fun planting dill in hand-decorated containers for their seder tables, taking part in Master Chef…

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