Posts Tagged ‘scholarship’

JCC Maccabi games and artsfest detroit logo with three stars of David showing one star iwth a runner inside, another with a treble clef sign, broadway stage mask that is smiling, and a movie clapper, and a larger one that spells Detroit to take the shape of the star. Underneath detroit it reads "August 4-9, 2019"

It’s Kickoff Time for 2019 Maccabi Games & ArtsFest

Steve Stein Contributing Writer The organizers of the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest that Detroit is hosting aren’t waiting until next year to start a recruiting push for athletes, artists, host families and volunteers. They’ve scheduled a Kickoff Celebration at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, in Handleman Hall at the JCC in West Bloomfield.…

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Tepperman’s president Andrew Tepperman in front of the emulsifier, which converts Styrofoam into pucks to be recycled.

Environmental Champions

Windsor chain wins award for giving back to community, environment. Ron Stang Special to the Jewish News Southern Ontario’s largest furniture company may be known for its expansive stores in five cities and, in hometown Windsor, its deep roots in the community, stretching back 93 years. What is less well known is its significant charitable…

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Tony Pan in a research lab at the Weizmann Institute this past summer

Stepping Stone

Detroit philanthropists support budding scientists at Weizmann. Kate Schmier Special to the Jewish News While many of his peers spent the summer gearing up for college, Tony Pan of Grosse Pointe Farms traveled to Israel to work in a lab at one of the world’s foremost scientific research institutions. Above: Tony Pan in a research lab…

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Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez

Family Matters

Hank Greenberg’s Grandson Coming To The Hank Greenberg Invitational There will be a special guest Monday at the 28th annual Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf Invitational at Franklin Hills Country Club in Farmington Hills. William Gahagan, grandson of the former Detroit Tigers great, will be at the invitational with his wife during his first trip to…

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Graduating Seaholm senior Melanie Taylor

Michigan’s DYW

Karleigh Stone Special to the Jewish News Distinguished, poised and talented: Seaholm’s Melanie Taylor. Melanie Taylor, daughter of Alan and Linda Taylor and sister of Joshua, 15, of Birmingham, is Michigan’s 2018 Distinguished Young Woman, and “distinguished” is just the beginning when it comes to Taylor. She is poised, hard-working, talented and humble. She has…

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Melyn and Karen Rubenfire Photo by John Hardwick

Father-Daughter Team

Vivian Henoch Special to the Jewish News Above: Melyn and Karen Rubenfire Meet the Rubenfires, Detroit activists and founders of Project Healthy Community. Four days a week at the Fredrick J. Schulze Elementary School in Northwest Detroit, 30 youngsters in grades K-2 (and some of their older siblings, too), stay after school for a light meal, literacy-building…

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