Posts Tagged ‘Orthodox’

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Letters – Responses to Common Thread

Read letters to the editor responding to “Common Thread” Don’t Forget B’nai Israel I was delighted to read Barbara Lewis’s article “Common Thread” (Dec. 6, page 18). Though not so unusual, seven synagogues currently are led by women. It was indeed good to learn that seven congregations in the Detroit area are led by women…

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Tommy Lapid expresses opposition to the proposed government budget during a Knesset debate Dec. 1, 2004.

Shinui Party Leaves Government

December 4, 2004 From the Center for Israel Education Led by Israeli television personality Tommy Lapid, Shinui,(change), won fifteen seats in the 2003 Israeli election. It became the third largest party in the Knesset. As a result of their election victory, the secular, liberal party was invited to be a part of Prime Minister Ariel…

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Manny (left) and Molly (right) Cohen on their wedding day posing between tree branches. They smile with arms crossed in their tuxedo and wedding dress.

The KosHER Kitchen: The Inside Scoop

Molly Cohen Hi everyone! My name is Molly Cohen and I’m in graduate school to become a Physician Assistant. This is my first blog post, and I can’t wait to show you all the new things I’m learning and hear your stories about living and cooking in a kosher kitchen. You might be asking, what…

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Letters – November 21, 2018

The JN Got it Right It is truly wonderful that our community is large enough to offer different educational options for families with different types of Jewish affiliation. However, I am disappointed that two heads of school and eight observant families saw the need to become defensive about their schools in response to the Jewish…

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Weekly Torah Portion – Recognize The Individual

Parshat Toldot: Genesis 25:19-28:9; Malachi 1:1-2:7. It is difficult to imagine two brothers who are as different from each other as Jacob and Esau. Unlike the presentation of earlier individuals, the Torah describes the adolescent personalities and hobbies of Jacob and Esau. We learn that Jacob spends his time at home in his tent, while…

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Rabbis Herbert, Yoskowitz, Rachel Shere and Aaron Bergman and Canton Daniel Gross

Diamond Anniversary

Adat Shalom Synagogue celebrates 75 years. Above: Rabbis Herbert, Yoskowitz, Rachel Shere and Aaron Bergman and Cantor Daniel Gross In the beginning, most of Detroit’s Orthodox and Conservative congregations developed along ethnic lines. There were Polish shuls, Hungarian shuls, Lithuanian shuls. Then a small group of men broke the mold, organizing a congregation to serve all Jews…

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Chaim Cohen with daughters Basya and Yehudis

Team TAV

Orthodox team set to run event as fundraiser. Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer A new team has hit the ground running. Rochel Leah Black of Southfield became a runner nine years ago. Some energetic friends raved about running; they seemed healthy and happy, so she decided to try it. She instantly loved it, finding running to…

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The Children Are Our Future

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. The Detroit Jewish community is nationally recognized for its programs and…

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Amalie Materna, Emil Scaria and Hermann Winkelmann (right) in the 1882 premiere production of Parsifal in Bayreuth, 1882

My Parsifal Conductor

Alice Burdick Schweiger Special to the Jewish News Heading to NYC this fall? Check out this play written by a Jew, based on an opera by an anti-Semite that was conducted by his close friend, a Jew. Above: Amalie Materna, Emil Scaria and Hermann Winkelmann (right) in the 1882 premiere production of Parsifal in Bayreuth, 1882…

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Letters – October 4, 2018

Girls Have the Right to Say No My family and I read with great sadness the story of Ethan Bean’s too-short life (Sept. 13, page 10). We are immeasurably thankful to his family for sharing his story and his struggle with the community, and I am certain that their bravery will help others and save…

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