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Posts Tagged ‘Oak Park’

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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Valerie Newman of the Conviction Integrity Unit

Justice Seeker

Valerie Newman’s passion for getting innocent people out of prison leads to new role. Anyone who steps inside Valerie Newman’s Detroit office at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice is greeted by a colorful, framed poster emblazoned with these words from the Torah: “Justice, justice shalt thou pursue.” Newman calls the biblical quote from Deuteronomy…

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The Paul Best Elementary school reunion is August 18, 2018.

Best Of The Best

Eve Silberman Special to the Jewish News Reunion of Oak Park school recalls its rich diversity. Shortly after the Paul Best Elementary School opened in the fall of 1954, a dispute broke out over placing a Christmas tree in the lobby. Some Jewish parents (many had moved to Oak Park to avoid anti-Semitism) expressed discomfort…

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Schneur Dren, 15, of Greenwich, Conn., Avi Arrasi and Arik Shemtov, 14, of Tucson, Ariz. Friday Boys

Faces & Places: Friday Boys Brunch

Photos by Tzemmy Wasserman On June 6, 125 members of the Detroit Jewish community joined students from the International School for Chabad Leadership in Oak Park for the annual Friday Boys Brunch at the Soul Café in West Bloomfield, highlighting the most successful year of community outreach in the school’s 35-year history. Every Friday afternoon,…

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letters to the editor, mail, mailbox

Letters – Refusing To Embrace Whiteness

Emma Share, in the July 5 issue of the Jewish News, writes about a workshop inviting white people “to practice talking about race and whiteness.” At the workshop, she learned that in order to talk honestly about race, those of us who qualify have to accept “feeling confident as a white person in the world.”…

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