Posts Tagged ‘mezuzah’

vases in different sizes on a mantel place. One has a plant in it.

Life In Clay

Pewabic unveils a new tile studio — plus, its annual holiday show. Suzanne Chessler Contributing Writer Mary Chase Perry Stratton helped to usher the Arts and Crafts Movement into Detroit. In 1903, Stratton co-founded, with Horace Caulkins, what would become Pewabic Pottery — and three years later she became a founding member of the Detroit…

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Michael Aram at work, creating “perfectly imperfect” organic-inspired pieces, which he calls a reflection of our humanity. This one is a giant golden feather that he is holding up and hammering with a rubber or wooden hammer.


A look behind the inspiration of designer Michael Aram — who is heading to Macy’s Somerset. Lynne Konstantin Arts & Life Editor Michael Aram’s heritage runs deep inside him. “Food, language, religious traditions, a sense of family — and also a sense of being ‘different’ — all contributed to my cultural identity,” he says. The…

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Cleveland Browns placekicker Greg Joseph scored his first game-winning field goal last week with two seconds left in overtime against the Baltimore Ravens. He also made plans to put up a mezuzah at his new home with the help of Chabad Rabbi Yossi Freedman, which they did after the game. Credit:

Rookie NFL Kicker Scores Goal With New Mezuzah

Cleveland Browns Jewish placekicker Greg Joseph keeps up with tradition. Greg Joseph has just arrived in Cleveland, and already things have gotten off on the right foot. The new placekicker for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns scored his first career game-winning field goal last week with just two seconds left in overtime against the Baltimore Ravens. Earlier that day,…

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Larry Bacow/courtesy Harvard University

Scholar and Mentsh

Kim Lifton Special to the Jewish News Son of Detroit Jewish immigrants will bring a vibrant voice to Harvard as its next president. The official residence of Harvard University’s president has had a rich history of owners and tenants since its construction in 1767, including the father of gerrymandering, an owner of plantations in Antigua,…

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state troopers move truckers under an overpass to help a suicidal person and prevent him from jumping.

Salute To Our Local Troopers And Truckers

From the April 24, 2018, Detroit Free Press, I read a rather soothing and encouraging news story that caused chills to trickle down my back. I read with joy, tears and growing fondness a most remarkable story of a life-saving squad orchestrated by family and community state troopers who flagged down truckers traveling at midnight…

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