Posts Tagged ‘Shabbat’

Israeli cuisine - falafel in a pita with some veggies on the side.

Young Adult Shabbat Experience

Take a Jewish culinary journey unlike any other 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, as Flavors of Coexistence — with support from OneTable, The Well and NEXTGen Detroit — sponsor Ta’im Detroit at Frame in Hazel Park. You’ll explore how immigration from all around the world has impacted Israeli cuisine through a 10-course meal (with wine…

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Rabbis Herbert, Yoskowitz, Rachel Shere and Aaron Bergman and Canton Daniel Gross

Diamond Anniversary

Adat Shalom Synagogue celebrates 75 years. Above: Rabbis Herbert, Yoskowitz, Rachel Shere and Aaron Bergman and Cantor Daniel Gross In the beginning, most of Detroit’s Orthodox and Conservative congregations developed along ethnic lines. There were Polish shuls, Hungarian shuls, Lithuanian shuls. Then a small group of men broke the mold, organizing a congregation to serve all Jews…

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Monica Piper

Comedian To Headline Emanu-El Installation

Los Angeles-based Emmy-winning comedian Monica Piper (above) will headline a weekend of festivities at Temple Emanu-El Nov. 2-3 to welcome its new rabbi, Matthew Zerwekh. A writer for the animated children’s TV series Rugrats, Piper has also written for Roseanne and Mad About You and has performed her own special on Showtime. Her first love,…

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Online Synagogue Connects Jews To Culture And Community

As individuals and families increasingly balance work, social commitments and competing interests both online and offline, traditional activities — including worship in religious institutions — are being left behind. But according to a recent Angus Reid Institute survey, people still want spirituality in their lives: Just 19 percent claim to be non-believers, while 30 percent…

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Beth Ahm To Host Kabbalah Scholar

Congregation Beth Ahm, the Cohn-Haddow Center at Wayne State University and SAJE welcome Professor Daniel Matt for a weekend of learning and mystical insight. Matt is one of the world’s leading authorities on Kabbalah and translator of the Zohar (kabbalistic text). He will introduce attendees to some of the central themes in the Jewish mystical…

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Veterans Day Shabbat

In anticipation of Veterans Day, Congregation Shaarey Zedek will honor all Jewish veterans and current members of the American armed forces during Shabbat services Oct. 20. The men and women who’ve defended and continue to preserve the values and safety of the nation will be proudly acknowledged, as well as veterans of blessed memory. Services…

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C rolls out strands of raw challah dough for braiding

Challah Back Kid

C has been sick for a couple of days, and though he’s feeling much better now — thankfully — we’re still stuck in our house, sitting here writing this blog together. On a stay home day (or days) like this, it can be hard to find ways to entertain, but C knew just the thing.…

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Shir Tikvah Jazz Shabbat Oct. 5

Above: Rabbis Ahuvia and Sleutelberg Congregation Shir Tikvah in Troy will celebrate its Double Chai Anniversary year Friday, Oct. 5, with a Shabbat filled with jazz and joyful worship. The “Traverse City Jazz Shabbat” will be performed as a collaboration between Traverse City’s popular jazz musician Jeff Haas and Congregation Shir Tikvah’s Rabbis Aura Ahuvia…

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Marc Sussman makes these round, braided raisin challahs and puts ramekins in the middle for honey for Rosh Hashanah.

Nothing Better!

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Home-baked challah for Rosh Hashanah — and year-round. Ask Gene Schramm when he started making challah and he replies, unhelpfully, “At least a year ago.” His wife, Dr. Mintzi Schramm, clarifies that he took up challah baking when he retired as a professor of linguistics and Semitics at the University of…

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Emily Stillman

Jewish@edu- When I Say I’m From Here

Emily Stillman Special to the Jewish News PHOTOS BY: John Hardwick Federation’s JOIN Intern Emily Stillman reflects on her eye-opening internship with a renewed appreciation of home. Like many college students’ thoughts, summer break crossed my mind as I trudged through the snowy sidewalks of Ann Arbor last winter. In the depths of December, I…

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