Posts Tagged ‘Oak Park’

2019 TCC Health & Wellness Fair

The Tri-Community Coalition invites the community back to our Second Annual TCC Health and Wellness Fair that focuses on the 7 Areas of Wellness and features local vendors, practitioners and service organizations that promote and celebrate healthy living. Activities for kids and family. Invite all your friends and family to join us in this exciting…

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Jerry Naftaly

Population Growth Reaffirms Oak Park JCC Need

The former mayor of Oak Park takes a stance on the need for a return of the Oak Park JCC. By Jerry Naftaly I have anxiously waited for developments that would return our Jewish Community Center to Oak Park. We were first told an anonymous donor would help save the facility. Many of us were…

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Young Jewish Detroiters Heading Eastward

Local young professionals and families are finding the good life in the Woodward corridor. By Esther Allweiss Ingber The “nostalgic lifestyle” of Huntington Woods was a factor when Ilana and Adam Block, both professionals, chose the inner-ring Detroit suburb for their home seven years ago. “At the time we purchased our home, both of us…

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older woman sitting and looking at the camera as another older woman holds onto her shoulders and looks down at her.

Bricks & Mortar and Kosher Food: Changing Senior Needs and Preferences

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Trends show growing preference for our elderly to age in place…

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Lincoln RX Pharmacy Grand Opening

Lincoln RX Pharmacy Officially Open

Exciting times in Oak Park at the corner of Lincoln and Coolidge as the owner of Lincoln RX, Marwan Isa, is pleased to announce the store once again offers a full service drug store and pharmacy. Lincoln RX opened on October 5, 2018. It will offer free prescription deliveries to Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties.…

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Yocheved Perlman and Shelley Perlman

Sweet Success

Family duo create kosher treats for the holidays. What started out as a desire to create the perfect Passover cookie that didn’t taste like cardboard has taken off into “Cookies and More by Shelley and Yocheved,” a modest home-based Oak Park business that Shelley Perlman and her granddaughter Yocheved Perlman started two years ago. Now…

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Robert Pliskow of Huntington Woods with Mickey Lolich at an event last month. Pliscow and Freedman will be at the Tigers game Sept. 8.

Better Late Than Never

The 50-year wait for Game 5 of the 1968 World Series. Against the backdrop of all that transpired in our city and our nation in 1967 and 1968, this is a story of two teenage boys, whose young lives revolved around the Detroit Tigers. Like so many others, they were heartbroken when the Tigers missed…

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Levi and Moshe Weiss, 14, engage in chevruta-style study before going out with other pairs of Friday Boys to bring Yiddishkeit to Jews on their route along Northwestern Highway.

Friday Boys

Story and photos by Anthony Lanzilote Special to the Jewish News Chabad teens touch souls with their devotion to Jews and Judaism. For more than two decades, students at the International School for Chabad Leadership on the Harry & Wanda Zekelman Campus in Oak Park have spent their Friday afternoons traveling throughout Oakland County bringing…

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Hannah Lewis with an assortment of her own fermented veggies and sauces

Sour Grapes? Nah, Sour Pickles!

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Photos by Jerry Zolynsky Here’s how you can make your own at home in a flash. It feels uncanny. Put cucumbers in a jar. Cover them with clear salt water. Add a few spices. Wait a week or so, and you have delicious sour pickles in a tangy, cloudy green brine.…

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The Klein brothers supplied soldiers with soft drinks and snacks — and big hugs of thanks.

Hugs And More

Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer Oak Park brothers visit IDF soldiers near Gaza. Brothers Noah Klein, 35, and Yosef Klein, 31, found themselves in Israel for three days in July following a family celebration. Noah decided to visit Israeli soldiers to thank them personally for their service. He hired a driver, who suggested visiting the often-overlooked…

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