Posts Tagged ‘special needs’

Chaim Cohen with daughters Basya and Yehudis

Team TAV

Orthodox team set to run event as fundraiser. Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer A new team has hit the ground running. Rochel Leah Black of Southfield became a runner nine years ago. Some energetic friends raved about running; they seemed healthy and happy, so she decided to try it. She instantly loved it, finding running to…

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The Maccabeats in New York City. Julian Horowitz is on the far right.

They’ve Got The Beat

The Maccabeats bring their golden voices to the 2018 Walk4Friendship. Julian Horowitz grew up with a Modern Orthodox outlook and especially enjoyed singing holiday songs around the Shabbat table and participating in the melodic portions of synagogue prayer. Attending a Jewish high school in Brooklyn, he broadened his interest by participating with choral groups. When…

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David and Nanci Farber

A Gift And A Challenge

Gil Seinfeld Special to the Jewish News Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor awarded gift by the Farber family. This spring, the Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor secured one of the largest donations in its 40-year history. The Jeffrey Farber Family Foundation and the David and Nanci Farber Family Foundation have jointly pledged a…

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Four-Legged Lifesavers: Specially trained dogs enhance owners’ quality of life.

  Dogs are known to be man’s best friend; they also can be lifesavers. Specially trained dogs can be trained to warn their owners of impending problems related to a spectrum of maladies, including diabetes and blindness. In Detroit’s Jewish community, individuals are enhancing their lives through these service dogs and some are training puppies…

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