Posts Tagged ‘metro Detroit’

Sissy’s Kitchen: Black and White Macarons Recipe

Impress your seder guests with Sissy’s Passover-friendly play on the black and white cookie. By Sissy Yellen Videography and featured photo by Derrick Martinez     Black and White Macarons Yields 6 large, or 12 small cookies Ingredients  ¾ cup fine almond flour 2 cup powdered sugar, divided 2 egg whites, room temperature 1 teaspoon…

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Simon Waranch’s Passion for Glass

The CCS student balances creating glass pieces, exhibiting and marketing his work. His latest exhibit features pieces representing Holocaust-related themes. By Suzanne Chessler Photography by Emma Albert At the same time Simon Waranch is represented by two works as part of the Michigan Regional Glass Exhibition at the Janice Charach Gallery in West Bloomfield, he…

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New and Fun Passover Haggadahs

Every year, Haggadahs find new ways to convey the Jews’ exodus from slavery. By Keri Guten Cohen Once again, there are many new Haggadot out there to try this year. Here’s a round-up of some, including one by Ann Arbor resident Carol Bloom Levin. Levin was on a mission to create a child-friendly Haggadah that…

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Younger students respond to Hebrew words through music and movement in Temple Beth El’s chapel.

Metro Detroit Religious Schools Staying Relevant

Congregational religious schools in Metro Detroit find innovative ways to keep kids engaged. By Barbara Lewis Featured photo by Anthony Lanzilote   If there’s one thing that unites the Detroit area’s congregational religious schools, it’s their willingness to try new approaches. This is not your father’s Hebrew school! After-school sports and other activities killed the…

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5 Food and Drink-Filled Activities This Week

From Detroit to Ann Arbor, you’ll find plenty of excuses for indulging in food and drinks this week. Compiled by Allison Jacobs   Risky Whiskey: A History Happy Hour Wednesday, April 10 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Oakland 201 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale NEXTGen Detroit along with the Rabbi Leo M. Franklin Archives of…

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Local Teens Create Jews of Metro Detroit Website

Local organizations team up to create Jews of Metro Detroit, highlighting stand-out Jewish teens in the community. By Stacy Gittleman In the spirit of the photoblog sensation Humans of New York, youth professionals at Temple Israel, Shir Shalom and Temple Beth El teamed up with the Jewish Federation to create Jews of Metro Detroit —…

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Bookstock: Big, Bold, Bountiful — and a Lot of Fun!

Journalist Neal Rubin discusses the many wonders of Bookstock, opening April 7. By Elizabeth Applebaum As a child, Neal Rubin loved nothing more than being in the family hammock, Dugout Jinx or Fiery Fullback in hand. The series featured Chip Hilton, a football/basketball/baseball star who had pals like “Biggie” Cohen and “Red,” plus a swell…

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Local Physicians Provide Guidance on Measles Prevention

As the number of measles cases continues to rise, Metro Detroiters are piling into physician’s offices for testing and MMR vaccines. By Stacy Gittleman As the number of measles cases climbed to 34, concerned Metro Detroiters born after 1957 are learning a new vocabulary word: titer. In medical terms, titer (pronounced tīdər) is defined as…

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Iraqi Detroiters Detained by ICE Face Deportation

The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court appeals earlier ruling by Judge Mark Goldsmith, now leaving detained Metro Detroit Iraqi individuals subject to deportation. By JN Staff After a two-year legal battle, some Metro Detroit Iraqi nationals detained by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement face deportation after the full U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on April…

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Uptown Parthenon Celebrates 20 Years

We say ‘opa!’ to former Greektown namesake on its 20th anniversary. By Danny Raskin Photos courtesy of Uptown Parthenon   Forty-two years ago, New Parthenon Greek restaurant opened its doors in Greektown Detroit … It had been doing a booming business even when gambling casinos came … But not as much as before the coming…

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