Posts Tagged ‘nonprofit’

Sean Forbes, center, and Jake Bass, left, perform in Tel Aviv to a large crowd of excited concert goers

Deaf Jams

Musical legends join forces for the Deaf and Loud Experience. Julie Edgar Contributing Writer Rapper Sean Forbes and two other deaf performers will share the stage with the DSO at Orchestra Hall Dec. 16 for a performance of Motown and other Detroit-centric music that is bound to be as profound as it will be unusual.…

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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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Bank of America 2019 Student Leaders Program

From the JN Staff Bank of America announced the opening of the enrollment period for its 2019 Student Leaders program. The Student Leaders program is part of Bank of America’s ongoing commitment to recognize youth who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond, connecting young people with the tools and resources that will…

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Sign Up For Mitzvah Day

From the JN Staff Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) will host its 22nd annual Mitzvah Day this Christmas Day at nonprofit organizations throughout Metropolitan Detroit. The daylong event is held in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. On Tuesday, Dec. 25, nearly 1,000 volunteers of all ages will visit a growing list of…

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Ruby Robinson, activist, advocate, attorney

Attorney On The Frontline

Meet Ruby Robinson, trusted counselor and advocate for immigrant rights. Vivian Henoch Special to the Jewish News Given the focus and controversies over immigration, it’s got to be the best of times — or the worst of times — to be an attorney in the practice of immigration law. For some clarity, we turn to…

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2019 ETC College Rankings Index

Founded in 2013, nonprofit Educate To Career (ETC) is the leading resource for educational attainment, outcomes-based personalized college and career planning, and related financial planning data and programs in the U.S. Nonprofit Educate To Career announces the release of their annual ETC College Rankings Index for 2019. The ETC College Rankings Index ranks over 1200…

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Aryeh Halivni, Toldot Yisrael executive director, interviews Ernie Goldberger of Los Angeles about his service in the Palmach.

Aiding Israel

Video archive documents those who helped create the Jewish state. Jews throughout the diaspora were excited and inspired when the State of Israel was declared in 1948. Hundreds set aside their regular jobs or school activities to help the fledgling state as it faced attack from its Arab neighbors and prepared to welcome thousands of…

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Emily Stillman

Jewish@edu- When I Say I’m From Here

Emily Stillman Special to the Jewish News PHOTOS BY: John Hardwick Federation’s JOIN Intern Emily Stillman reflects on her eye-opening internship with a renewed appreciation of home. Like many college students’ thoughts, summer break crossed my mind as I trudged through the snowy sidewalks of Ann Arbor last winter. In the depths of December, I…

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One Earth Writing Launches College Essay Workshop

One Earth Writing, a nonprofit focused on building confidence in teens and connecting them with peers across racial, religious and socioeconomic lines through writing workshops, is launching a three-part seminar this fall to help high school students write the college application essay. Intended for sophomores and juniors, but open to seniors currently applying to colleges…

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The ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lodz Ghetto. Photo Credit: Shavei Israel

74th Anniversary Of Liquidation Of Lodz Ghetto Commemorated In Poland

The Polish city of Lodz, its local Jewish community and the Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel organization today held a ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lodz Ghetto. The events began with a prayer at the city’s Jewish cemetery, followed by a memorial march culminating at Radegast Station, where the official ceremonies took…

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