Posts Tagged ‘Sisterhood’

women's leadership YIOS

Lending Talents

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer YIOS earns grant for women’s leadership program. During its inaugural year, the Orthodox Union’s Department of Women’s Initiative called for synagogues to apply for a challenge grant of up to $5,000 to fund new creative programs for women and girls. Dr. Adina Shmidman, founding director, reported that 93 synagogues across the…

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Descendants of Judith and Jacob Chicorel at the 100th anniversary gala. Photo credit: Brian Masserman

Preserving Culture – Keter Torah

Keter Torah marks 100 years of the Sephardic community in Detroit. The distinction between Ashkenazi and Sephardic Judaism is evident the moment one walks into the building that houses the Keter Torah congregation at the corner of Orchard Lake and Walnut Lake roads. The mezuzah is hung vertically, just as they were on the doorposts…

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Milana Vayntrub

Rising Star

Up-and-coming actress, comedian and activist Milana Vayntrub headlines this year’s Woman’s World. Catch a rising star at this year’s Lois Linden Nelson Woman’s World, presented May 2 by the Congregation Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood. The rising stars include career-building actress Milana Vayntrub, emerging synagogue leader Jeri Fishman (see below) and specialized merchandise introduced by new pop-up…

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