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Posts Tagged ‘Temple Shir Shalom’

State Sen. Steven Bieda, Gov. Rick Snyder and Art Fishman

WWII Memorial Fund Act Signed Into Law

Jewish veteran and Detroit resident Art Fishman was in Lansing last month at the signing of the Michigan World War II Legacy Memorial Fund Act, which created the ability for Michigan residents to donate a portion of their state income tax refund to the Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial, which is scheduled to open in Royal…

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Solidarity Shabbat at Shir Shalom Offers Interfaith Unity

On overflow crowd of Temple Shir Shalom congregants and supporters from many faiths attended the Solidarity Shabbat at the West Bloomfield synagogue on Friday evening in memory of the 11 killed during the Tree of Life shooting Oct. 27. Solidarity Shabbat was a national effort, with synagogues in Detroit fully participating. Most had added security, including from municipal police…

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"Stronger than hate" with a star of david and two rhombus stars to imitate the Pittsburgh Steelers logo

Temple Shir Shalom Shabbat of Solidarity

TEMPLE SHIR SHALOM OF WEST BLOOMFIELD TO HOST A SHABBAT OF SOLIDARITY ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD AT 1030AM TEMPLE STANDS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS IN PITTSTBURGH AMIDST THE DEVASTATING TRAGEDY Rabbi Michael Moskowitz of Temple Shir Shalom in West Bloomfield is announcing today a special Sabbath service on Saturday, November 3rd at 1030am.  Archbishop of…

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Past winners of the Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” Award and members of Yendick’s family at this year’s award presentation

Umps Make The Call On Yendick Award Winner

All the umpires in the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League know Jeff Diskin. But that’s not a bad thing. “Jeff is a good soul,” said longtime league umpire-in-chief Rob Landaw. “He fits the name of the award 100 percent.” The award is the Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” Award. Above: Past winners of the Michael Yendick…

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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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Playoff Titles On The Line In Softball League

Let the playoffs begin. The regular season is over in the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League, and the playoffs will be held the next two Sundays. Also on the league’s agenda this Sunday are presentations of the prestigious Jeff Fox Sportsmanship and Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” awards. First, let’s go to the diamond, where…

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Sarah Allyn volunteers at Eden Gardens. Repair the world's new executive director

Leading By Example

Repair the World’s new executive director reflects on her inaugural year. You might find her jogging through Detroit’s Woodbridge neighborhood or working in a greenhouse or helping to bury old prayer books in a sacred space for Jewish texts. But you’ll most likely find Sarah Allyn, 30, of Detroit at Repair the World’s cool headquarters…

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Teammates Steve Achtman (left), Brandon Achtman, Shawn Achtman and Jonathan Fellows and Brandon Achtman’s daughter Ellianna Achtman. Photos by Chuck Freedman

Softball League Is A Family Affair

Photos by Chuck Freedman The Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League is as much about family as it is competition and camaraderie. Take Mitch Kline and his son Evan Kline, for instance. They play for Temple Shir Shalom No. 2. Mitch Kline is the team’s manager. Father and son have been on the team since…

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