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Posts Tagged ‘Temple Beth El’

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Essay: Hate

Maya Angelou once said, “Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but it has not solved one yet.” There is so much truth in that quote. That truth continues to prove itself century after century. Currently, it feels as if hate is more prominent in the world than love. When will…

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Chaplain Yvonne Fant Moore leads the singing of “We Shall Overcome” at the interfaith service at Beth Shalom in Oak Park.

Joining Together

Interfaith vigils offer support amidst violence and hatred in Pittsburgh. JN Staff Reports Several vigils for the Tree of Life Congregation shooting victims held last week were gatherings of people of many faiths, all saddened by the show of hatred in Pittsburgh. Above: Chaplain Yvonne Fant Moore leads the singing of “We Shall Overcome” at the…

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Congregation Beth Ahm and Beth El Interfaith Vigil

Congregation Beth Ahm will join with Temple Beth El for an interfaith vigil honoring the tragic deaths of the eleven Jews who were killed during the terrorist attack at Congregation Tree of Life in Pittburgh this past Shabbat. The vigil will take place on Tuesday night, October 30th at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Beth El.…

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Josh Luber, StockX CEO

StockX Laces Up

Sneaker “stock market” co-founded by Dan Gilbert rockets to success. In his 20s, Dan Gilbert announced a reason for his success: fun. “I’ve just always enjoyed going on to the next goal and achieving the next plateau,” he said in a 1990s story in Crain’s Detroit Business. As of this month, a new mountain can…

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Brandon Klein leads a meditation class.

Jewish Paths

Meditation is a way to connect with yourself, others this season. Approaching the High Holiday season, most would not think to bring any meditation or mindfulness skills they learned on a yoga mat or a meditation workshop along to High Holiday services. But Brandon Klein, who left a doctoral program in psychology at Hofstra University…

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Morgan Leib had to watch the game from the penalty box while her Detroit teammates killed off a hooking call against her.

No Hockey Medal For Detroit, But Many Good Memories

Depending upon who is asked, Morgan Leib is either the second or third girl to play hockey in the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest. She’s definitely the first girl to play for Detroit in the three years hockey has been part of the Maccabi Games. And there’s no doubt Leib and her Detroit teammates split…

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The Detroit hockey team that competed at the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest in California

Perseverance Pays Off For Female Hockey Player

The first results from Detroit are in from the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest in Orange County, Calif., and they’re as cold as ice. The Detroit hockey team reached the quarterfinals of the 11-team competition last week but didn’t advance any further and fell one victory short of making it to the medal round. Mark…

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The real deal sits in his driveway.

Fin Fan’s Fave

’57 Bel Air enthusiast boasts of impressive collection. You don’t get much happier than hobbyist Ryan Gertner, living his dream in Rochester Hills. The artistic and well-organized engineer has indulged his passion for red 1957 Chevrolet Bel Airs by amassing an impressive collection of original and sometimes personally enhanced models, photographs and other items. Everything…

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We Are Jewish Faces is a picture book about Jewish Diversity.

Faces Of All Places And Races

Local author Debra Darvick celebrates Jewish diversity in a new children’s picture book. Debra Darvick celebrates diversity in the Jewish community and wants children to do the same. Years ago, while waiting for her own two youngsters during Hillel Day School dismissal, she looked closely at the different Jewish faces, and the experience inspired a…

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My Brother & Kate Spade (Thoughts on Suicide)

Almost 18 years ago, my youngest brother, Tom, died by suicide; he shot himself in the head. A recovering heroin addict who’d been clean 13 years, he relapsed after my mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Not long before that, he had fallen in love with a woman who later left him, and he sank…

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