Posts Tagged ‘photography’

Bowl in Movement with Flower

New To Michigan

The 16th-annual Orchard Lake Fine Arts Fair brings 165 artists to town, including first-timer Gail Markiewicz. Among the many hundreds of artists visiting Michigan to show their creativity at summer fairs — and perhaps getting a chance to enjoy the waters of the Great Lakes — is one making a debut appearance with a unique…

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Kappy family: Ira, Ilse, Garry, Barbara and Irvin.

Faces & Places – HMC Award Ceremony

The Holocaust Memorial Center (HMC) in Farmington Hills hosted an award ceremony May 17 for the second annual Kappy Family Anne Frank Art & Writing Competition. The competition is presented with support from the Kappy family. Garry Kappy was born in Opatow, Poland. He was imprisoned in different labor camps when he was 15 years…

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JHSM honorees: Charles Domstein, Arnold Collens and Robert Kaplow.

Faces & Places – JHSM Awards

Photos by Elayne Gross It was natural that Arnold “Arnie” Collens would join the Jewish Historical Society of Michigan and rise through its ranks to serve as a docent, board member, president and, most recently, recipient of the 2018 Leonard N. Simons History Award. Collens credits his father, Harry, with instilling an early appreciation for…

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photo from book Do Not Photograph of the Chasidic community in Jerusalem.

Do Not Photograph

Rob Streit JN Intern Photographer Joshua Haruni documents everyday life in a Chasidic community in Israel. The cloistered world of Chasidic Judaism is one that seems inaccessible to the uninitiated. The sect is steeped in tradition and maintains strict adherence to its tenets. Outsiders are rarely — if ever — afforded a glimpse into its…

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Wayne State University senior Jessica Davidov will head to Israel as a Fulbright scholar.

In A Hurry!

Brittanii Lyons Special to the Jewish News WSU senior plans to teach in Israel as a Fulbright scholar. Acceptance into the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a nationally recognized achievement. Yet Wayne State University senior Jessica Davidov was surprised to be selected — given that she almost didn’t apply. Encouraged by Wayne State science and…

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