Posts Tagged ‘Texas’

Rabbi Josh Whinston of Temple Beth Emeth in Ann Arbor speaks to a multi-faith group protesting outside the Tornillo, Texas, detention center. He is in the center standing in a tallit and kippah while people with signs stand around him and watch and listen.

Welcoming Strangers

Local rabbi leads pilgrimage to border to protest U.S. immigration policies. Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Photos by Rachel Goldberg Rabbi Josh Whinston of Temple Beth Emeth in Ann Arbor led a group of 20 people, including 11 of his congregants as well as some from Ann Arbor’s Beth Israel Congregation to El Paso, Texas, in…

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Michael Segal

Inspiring Talk – Michael Segal

CSZ Empty Nesters group to bring speaker Oct. 18. Above: Michael Segal Hear Michael Segal’s riveting story of how he overcame all odds after he was shot in the back of the head and left for dead after walking into a robbery in progress at a convenience store. Segal, who lives in Houston, will speak at…

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Hurricane Harvey

Essay: Reflections On #ActNowHouston

I got involved with Repair the World through the PeerCorps program when I was only a sophomore in high school. Since then, I’ve volunteered dozens of times with RTW and have worked hard to help bridge the gap between the city and the suburbs. The work was always very hard. Whether we were building an…

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