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Posts Tagged ‘NEXTGen Detroit’

Latke Vodka 11.24.2018 Bleu Detroit

Latke Vodka Is Nov. 24

Latke Vodka has a new beat, and it’s about to drop. For the first time, Latke Vodka is hitting the floor from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Nov. 24 at Bleu Detroit (1540 Woodward Ave.), one of Detroit’s premiere nightclubs that boasts the best sound in the city. Also new this year, you can reserve a Bleu…

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Israeli cuisine - falafel in a pita with some veggies on the side.

Young Adult Shabbat Experience

Take a Jewish culinary journey unlike any other 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, as Flavors of Coexistence — with support from OneTable, The Well and NEXTGen Detroit — sponsor Ta’im Detroit at Frame in Hazel Park. You’ll explore how immigration from all around the world has impacted Israeli cuisine through a 10-course meal (with wine…

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a lit candle is held with a paper plate with a star of David on it and a hand to block the wind.

Detroit’s Capitol Park Vigil

On Monday, Oct. 29, about 250 people of all ethnicities, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, ages, shapes and sizes joined together at Detroit’s Capitol Park for a vigil honoring the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. The gathering began with a shivering huddle of people holding unlit candles and ended with a…

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Jewish Detroit Community Vigil For Pittsburgh

Tomorrow at 6 p.m., Hazon Detroit, The Well, Repair The World: Detroit, Detroit City Moishe House, Detroit Jews for Justice, the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, NEXTGen Detroit, the JCRC/AJC Detroit and the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will host a vigil for the fallen victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue…

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Jonathan H. Schwartz, pictured in front of Saint Basil’s Cathedral, located in Moscow’s famous Red Square.

From Russia, With Love

Jonathan Schwartz Special to the Jewish News Jonathan Schwartz’s surprise trip fortified his appreciation of Jewish law and informed his worldview. In early 2018, I received an invitation from Professor Howard Lupovitch, director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University, and U.S. District Court Judge Avern Cohn to attend the Jewish…

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“Hallel” by Abre Ettah, New Malden, Britain, UK: This sukkah brings together the historic elements of Sukkot — light, water and festive celebration. Part of Sukkah x Detroit

Sukkah x Detroit

Downtown Synagogue’s design competition to bring Sukkot alive at Capitol Park. A sukkah can be a humble thing, a hut made of plywood two-by-fours and nails with a roof of evergreen branches. It can be chateau-like in miniature, with chandeliers, carpets and windows. Or it can be egg-shaped and covered in petal-shaped shingles. However plain,…

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Elizabeth Merzin of West Bloomfield, Madeline Byrne of Frazer, Monica Merzin of West Bloomfield and photographer John Hardwick of Royal Oak

Faces & Places – Rub-a-Dub, Shalom Club And Detroit River Cruise

Check out this gallery of photos from ORT’s Rub-a-Dub fundraiser, The Shalom Club and the Annual Detroit River Cruise! Rub-a-Dub ORT Michigan’s largest fundraiser, Rub-a-Dub, took place Aug. 21 at Franklin Hills Country Club and drew 550 guests. The event raised more than $1.7 million, making it the most successful yet. More than $62,000 was…

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religious liberty, religious freedom, a boy and his tallit and tefilin.

Commentary: Religious Liberty – It’s Not Only For Christians

In mere moments — in a speech given at the Department of Justice’s Religious Liberty Summit in Washington, D.C. — Attorney General Jeff Sessions doubled down on the Trump administration’s commitment to religious liberty. On July 30, Sessions made an announcement that would further electrify right-wing evangelicals in this country — the creation of a…

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Rachel Devries of NEXTGen Connect

Getting To Work

Becky Hurvitz – Special to the Jewish News NEXTGen Connect welcomes Rachel Devries. Necessity is indeed the mother of invention. Such was the case with the inception of NEXTGen Connect, a partnership program between Federation’s NEXTGen Detroit and JVS, which helps young adult job seekers in Metro Detroit. From a grassroots effort spearheaded by a…

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Here’s To: Congratulations To These Jews In The D

Southfield law firm Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller P.C. announced the addition of attorneys Earle I. Erman, Julie Beth Teicher, Craig E. Zucker, David H. Freedman, and David Eisenberg. Each of the first four is a shareholder in the firm’s Creditor Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice Group. Eisenberg is an associate in the firm’s Creditor…

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