Posts Tagged ‘The Well’

The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Rachel Taubman-Glickfeld

Rachel Taubman-Glickfeld, 32, is the founder and owner of Taubman Events, which provides full-service event production and coordination for mitzvahs, weddings and other events throughout the Detroit community. Her clients include American Friends of Magen David Adom and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. From planning a visit for the Israeli ambassador to the United…

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Generous Grant Brings Genetic Screening Awareness

JScreen will provide education and tools for genetic testing in Metro Detroit Thanks to a generous grant from the Detroit Medical Center Foundation, JScreen will raise awareness about genetic carrier screening in the Detroit community and will provide screening and educational resources. “This grant will give us the necessary resources to get out into the…

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The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Ryan Barouch

Ryan Barouch, 35, is the president of American Credit Restoration, which focuses on helping consumers correct errors and improve their credit. Founded by Ryan in 2005, it has helped more than 10,000 individuals improve their credit standing in order to qualify for auto loans, mortgages, credit cards, etc. Ryan, 35, and his wife, Lauren, live…

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The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Keith Schonberger

Keith Schonberger, 31, of Troy, is a patent attorney at Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane P.C. He specializes in patent prosecution for computer technologies, namely, in the areas of video coding, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and wearable devices. Keith works with global corporations and start-up enterprises alike to draft and prosecute patent applications before the…

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The Well’s Nice Jewish Person, Melissa Mendelson

Each month, The Well highlights an amazing (and eligible!) individual. The Well has agreed to share its Q & As with these amazing singles with the JN. By Marisa Meyerson, Special to the Jewish News Q: How did you decide to make your adult life in Metro Detroit? MM: I was born and raised in…

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5 Volunteer Options for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Looking to give a little in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King? Connect with community organizations like The Well, Repair the World Detroit and more this weekend and on Jan. 21!   By Allison Jacobs   The Well and Repair the World’s Service Day at Gleaner’s Food Bank Saturday, January 19, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.,…

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Celena Ritchey - a girl with long hair smiles in a selfie wearing a spaghetti strap top.

Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Celena Ritchey

Marisa Meyerson Special to the Jewish News NJP (Nice Jewish Person) Celena Ritchey Each month, The Well highlights an amazing (and eligible!) individual. The Well has agreed to share its Q & As with these amazing singles with the JN. This month, The Well has a conversation with NJP Celena Ritchey. Q: You spend your…

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Weekly Torah Portion – True Brotherly Love

Parshat Vayishlach: Genesis 32:4-36:43; Obadiah 1:1-21. This week’s portion begins with Jacob preparing to see his brother Esau after 20+ years apart. As you’ll recall, after stealing Isaac’s blessing intended for Esau, Jacob fled in order to avoid Esau’s wrath.  Now, a few wives, a dozen children and massive amounts of property later, Jacob finally has…

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A recent Coalition Shabbat dinner

For Openers: Building Alliances Over Dinner

It’s 7:30 p.m. on Friday night, and the dinner party called for 7 p.m. has just reached enough critical mass to get started. Jokes are made about “Jewish time,” “black time” and the fact that we never would have begun on time. Twenty-five young professionals and creatives are piled into an event room in the…

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Gil Hoffman

Meet Israeli Journalist

Gil Hoffman, chief political correspondent and analyst with The Jerusalem Post, will serve as the keynote speaker at “American and Israeli Jews – A Growing Divide?” hosted by Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC). Taking place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Temple Emanu-El (14450 W. 10 Mile Road, Oak Park), the event is co-sponsored…

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