Posts Tagged ‘metro Detroit’

Happy 100th Birthday, Danny Raskin!

A Birthday Tribute to Legendary Columnist and Foodie By Arthur Horwitz, Executive Editor/Publisher of the Detroit Jewish News If Cal Ripken Jr. was nicknamed “The Iron Man” for playing in 2,632 consecutive major league baseball games, and Lou Gehrig was known as “The Iron Horse” for playing in 2,130 consecutive games, what do you call…

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Hillel Basketball at Detroit Pistons

By Steve Stein Hillel Day School basketball team members got to play at Little Caesar’s Arena during the halftime of a Detroit Pistons game. Read about it in the Jan. 24 issue of the JN! Hillel Day School basketball team members who played at halftime of a Detroit Pistons game: COACH JOSH CUTLER: Lexi Cutler,…

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The Well and JN’s 36 Under 36: David Zemon

David Zemon, 29, is a supporter and passionate advocate for the strategic redevelopment of the District Detroit. As the director of corporate partnerships for the NBA’s Detroit Pistons, David helps connect an energetic fan base of basketball enthusiasts to the world-renowned technology companies, startups, and local and national retailers who share a likeminded commitment to…

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The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Daniel Warsh

Daniel Warsh, 32, of West Bloomfield, is an in-house corporate attorney at Robert Bosch LLC, where he advises several North American business units of the company on commercial legal topics. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan Law School. Daniel currently serves on the executive board of NEXTGen…

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It’s Tip-off Time for B’nai B’rith Basketball League

By Steve Stein, Contributing Writer A winter tradition returns Sunday, Jan. 20, to the JCC in West Bloomfield. The 43rd season of B’nai B’rith basketball will tip off that day. Six teams are in the league, the same as last year. A Great Lakes Region team bowed out, but a new Brotherhood team is taking its…

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Events to Mark Remembrance Day at HMC

The Holocaust Memorial Center  (HMC) will host programs to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, Jan. 27, including a presentation by a Holocaust survivor, a docent-led tour of the museum and the screening of new documentary film about the Warsaw Ghetto, Who Will Write Our History. “We are proud to be part of the…

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Immigrant Success Story

There is a special place in the hearts of many in reading “Coming-to-America” success stories … So many who have warm sentimental feelings for the people who arrive and achieve coveted success. Sunny Palaj was only 15 years old when coming here from Montenegro, near Italy … and working as a busboy in New York…

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Dynamic Duo

Filmmaker dad, musician son present their work in Michigan simultaneously. By Suzanne Chessler, Contributing Writer One day before the Michigan debut of his film about Jewish identity, Adam Zucker will be in the state to applaud the Michigan debut of his favorite jazz pianist and composer, son Gabriel Zucker. The two, whose professional travels frequently take…

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Help Wanted

By Aerin Fink It started with the lice. After two months of camping, I had tiny bugs crawling all over my scalp. I knew all it would take to get rid of them was a shower cap, conditioner and a comb; but once it was all over, I feared what my friends would think after…

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A Jewish Gearhead

Ari Katz plans ‘Cars and Kibitz’ for car nuts like him. By Stacy Gittleman, Contributing Writer Ari Katz of West Bloomfield,  nominated as a “36 under 36” candidate for his charitable work in fighting ALS, is a true a car nut. He has attended the Detroit Grand Prix every year since 1992. He marvels over the…

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