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Posts Tagged ‘Southfield’

Judy Eder, 100 years young

A Will To Succeed

Judy Eder overcomes childhood hardship and celebrates a century of life. Photos by Jerry Zolynsky The love and support parents give their children is integral to their becoming happy, well-adjusted, productive adults. But what if a child is abandoned by not one, but both parents in childhood, is made homeless by relatives and is shuffled…

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Selma Blair Talks About MS Diagnosis

Blair To Star In Netflix Series In a recent Instagram post, Jewish actor Selma Blair, 46, announced she had been officially diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in August, according to a report in the The Guardian. Blair, born in Southfield, wrote that she had been having symptoms, such as falling down and foggy memory, for…

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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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Levi and Moshe Weiss, 14, engage in chevruta-style study before going out with other pairs of Friday Boys to bring Yiddishkeit to Jews on their route along Northwestern Highway.

Friday Boys

Story and photos by Anthony Lanzilote Special to the Jewish News Chabad teens touch souls with their devotion to Jews and Judaism. For more than two decades, students at the International School for Chabad Leadership on the Harry & Wanda Zekelman Campus in Oak Park have spent their Friday afternoons traveling throughout Oakland County bringing…

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Federation NEXTGen volunteers help at a Kadima home: Ben and Erin Kramer, Birmingham; Lauren Cohn and Jaime Bean, both of Huntington Woods; Jason Rubenfire, West Bloomfield; Noah Betman, Detroit; Allison Huber of Kadima; and Janet Schenk, Bloomfield Hills. NEXTGen was a partner in the event. Gardening Day

Faces & Places – FJA Gala & Kadima Gardening Day

Check out this gallery of photos from the Frankel Jewish Academy’s 2018 Annual Gala and Kadima’s 3rd Annual Gardening Day. Frankel Jewish Academy’s 2018 Annual Gala The Berman Center for the Performing Arts June 7, 2018 Photos by Jorge Lemus Faces & Places – HMC Award Ceremony Kadima’s 3rd Annual Gardening Day Southfield and various…

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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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Letters – July 12, 2018

Good Things Are Happening We may be not aware of some very good things happening in our community. The massive effort by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit,  Jewish Family Service, BBYO and synagogues as well as Jewish day schools called “We Need to Talk” is designed to reduce teen depression with significant funding and…

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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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At a Mosaic United-funded Knead To Know cooking program: Joelle Abramowitz of Ann Arbor, Reva Berman of Farmington Hills and U-M students Kevin Lieberman of Potomac, Md., and Genna Miller of Langhorne, Pa.

Mosaic United

Israeli initiative with Michigan connections promotes education and engagement for young Jews worldwide. For decades, Israel has relied on generous contributions from Jewish organizations and philanthropists in the diaspora to assist its educational programs, social services and economic development. But the roles have been reversed through Mosaic United, a program established by Israel’s Ministry of…

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Wok In Cari Out

A new take on (kosher) Chinese cuisine. When Cari Herskovitz Rosenbloom announced the soft opening for Wok In Cari Out on Memorial Day, she was stunned by the number of people who lined up to try her latest creation. “They came in hard and they came in fast,” she says. “We had to figure this…

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