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Posts Tagged ‘Rabbi Brent Gutmann’

Rabbi Brent Gutmann and Marilyn Finkelman participated in a panel moderated by the Rev. Charles Packer of Pine Hill Congregational Church in West Bloomfield.

Ask a Jewish Person

Rabbi Brent Gutmann of Temple Kol Ami in West Bloomfield and Marilyn Finkelman, a local observant Jewish educator, participated in “Ask a Jewish Person” at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn on Oct. 3. The program was presented by the Interfaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit (IFLC) as part of a series in which…

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A delegation of rabbis from Israel and around the globe visited the Arab village of Husan last month.

Practical Co-Existence

Local rabbi visits Arab village with a grassroots group of Palestinians and Israelis. Last month on a rabbinical conference in Israel conducted by the pluralistic Shalom Hartman Institute, Rabbi Brent Gutmann of Temple Kol Ami in West Bloomfield, along with a delegation of rabbis from Israel and around the globe, visited the Arab village of…

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Metro Detroit Jews at a Poor People’s Campaign event PHOTO BY NINA CHACKER. Michigan PPC

Essay: Leading Michigan Poor People’s Campaign

Dozens of rabbis and lay leaders join together for social justice. This summer, interfaith clergy and lay leaders gathered to revitalize the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) through six acts of nonviolent civil disobedience paired with songful, impassioned rallies. Each weekly action in May and June focused on one of…

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Engraved illustration from "The Sunday at Home " September 10th 1864

Weekly Torah Portion – Try, Try Again

Parshat Shelach Lecha: Numbers 13:1-15:41; Joshua 2:1-24. In this week’s Torah portion, 12 spies are sent to check out the land God promised the Israelites. Among them is Joshua, Moses’ personal assistant, chosen from the tribe of Ephraim. It was Joshua’s first big solo assignment, his first shot at real leadership. He must have been…

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Team Mayim Menches: Addison Fleishman, Eliana Mayerson, Daria Gutmann and Elyse Fleishman. Esther Matthies was unable to attend the event. PHOTO CREDIT: Jill Gutmann

Legos Competition

Jill Gutmann Special to the Jewish News Hillel Girl Scouts bring home innovation trophy. Legos! I don’t like Legos,” Daria yelled to me (her mom) as I told her I signed her up for a Lego robotics team. I knew she would love building and creating with Legos if she just gave it a chance. …

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