Posts Tagged ‘Rabbi Jason Miller’

The Consumer Electronics Show Doesn’t Disappoint

By Rabbi Jason Miller As I headed to Las Vegas for another week of “all tech all the time” at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), I was excited to see if last year’s promises had turned into reality. Each year, CES attendees roll their eyes at the amazing prototypes that will never come to…

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Damon Joseph, 21, a man with dark hair and glasses and a large beard.

Terror Threat Near Toledo

Ohio man arrested for threatening attack on local synagogues. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor A 21-year-old man from Holland, Ohio, was arrested by the FBI Friday, Dec. 7, for planning an attack on local synagogues. FBI agents arrested Damon M. Joseph after he took possession of two semi-automatic rifles to allegedly be used in his attack…

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Letters – December 20, 2018

Read letters to the editor about anti-Semitism, Poland’s new kosher food pantry and Messianic Judaism What Spurred Anti-Semitism Regarding the “What Spurred Anti-Semitism?” letter in the Nov. 22 issue: The “real influence behind the catastrophe that our country has become” is the eight years of the past administration. That’s the administration that facilitated the Iran…

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Letters – December 6, 2018

Silence Is Not the Solution In response to “There’s Nothing New About This Wave Of Anti-Semitism” (Nov. 22, page 8), I must say how deeply it both disturbed and outraged me. The writer tells how horrible it was for her when she personally experienced anti-Semitism as a child, and how her grandmother warned “it” could…

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Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot

EduTech Products for School Days

The kids have been back in school for almost two months and should be getting back into the school rhythm. So much has changed from when today’s parents were in school. One major change is the type of technology our kids use. Above: Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot While parents remember when schools had a few computers…

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deli tray with egg salad and various deli meats and deli veggies like pickles and olives.

Danny Raskin: A Unique Deli

Pickles & Rye serves up unusual soups and all the pickles you can eat. When it opened four years ago this past June, people had heard about its strange dishes … Like servers telling guests that the soup of the day is Dill Pickle … Their curiosity many times got the better of them and…

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From left, Coach Jeremy Fishman and players Noah Kam, Alex Mayoras and Carson Brodsky on the gold medal-winning 14U boys basketball team.

Maccabi Games Gold For Basketball Players, Dancers

Let’s continue our JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest coverage with these reports from the games earlier this month in Orange County, Calif. Blue Gold Detroit 14U boys basketball players Noah Kam, Carson Brodsky and Alex Mayoras brought home a gold medal playing in the Blue bracket. They were on a mixed delegation team with players…

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protecting kids with technology on the dark web.

Protecting Our Kids In The Dark Web

Earlier this year, I was a guest speaker on a panel hosted by the National Council of Jewish Women. The topic was how parents and grandparents can be more vigilant in protecting our children from predators who lurk online seeking to abduct or abuse unsuspecting youth. I sat next to Autumn Ceci, a Southfield police officer…

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Michael Glabicki and Dirk Miller of Uprooted. PHOTO BY CARA FREIDHAM

Uprooted

Rusted Root front man Michael Glabicki brings his new band to Metro Detroit. The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival returns for its second year at the Berman Center for Performing Arts. The festival, held May 24-27, offers an innovative approach to arts and music festivals, showcasing three artists for three nights of extraordinary…

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Tractor spraying soybean field at spring for the Torah Portion

Weekly Torah Portion – Survival Of The Land

Parshat Behar-Bechukotei: Leviticus 25:1-27:34; Jeremiah 16:19-17:14. The Jewish people are commanded to observe a day of rest every seven days. While many know about Shabbat, fewer are aware that the land is supposed to have a Shabbat as well. What exactly is a Shabbat for the fields? In Israel, every seven years is known as…

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