Posts Tagged ‘River Days’

woman in burka

Essay: The Woman In The Burka

She wore a full-length burka, the kind with just a tiny slit across the eyes. Holding a stroller with both hands, with three small children and her husband beside her, she patiently waited in line for her family’s turn to get on the Tilt-A-Whirl ride. Around her, loud carnival music was blaring amidst bright lights,…

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Israel@70 at GM River Days. Jewish Federation CEO Scott Kaufman, left, was among 3,500 community members — plus 300 staffers from Tamarack Camps and 100 staffers from JCC Day Camps — celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary on the Detroit Riverfront.

Faces & Places – Israel@70 at GM River Days

Israel@70 (at GM River Days), Detroit Riverfront June 20, 2018 Check out this gallery of photos to see how Detroiters celebrated Israel@70 at GM River Days! Photos by Jerry Zolynsky Check out this video from our Instagram and Facebook! [similar id=47650 type=all]

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Sheldon Low

Shining A Light

Song leader Sheldon Low will help highlight a love for Jewish music at Israel’s birthday party in Detroit. When singer-songwriter Sheldon Low takes the stage on June 20 during the Israel@70 at River Days celebration on the Detroit Riverfront, he hopes to fill the air with a “holy sound.” But he’s going to need the…

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Detroit Riverfront for Israel@70

Israel@70 At River Days

[similar id=45408 type=all] Community celebration to be held on the Downtown riverfront. When Israel@70 meets River Days on Wednesday, June 20, a sea of blue-and-white flags will wave along the riverfront where thousands of Jewish Detroiters will gather for a good time and to celebrate a birthday to remember. Marking the 70th year of Israel’s…

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