Tag: Tikkun Olam

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Social Media and Tikkun Olam

Stefani Chudnow I’m not here to talk in depth about how social media and the internet has changed our society in every conceivable way. We...
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Gift Guide – Gifts That Give Back

In the spirit of Tikkun Olam — “repairing the world” — give the gift that keeps on giving with these charitable products and organizations. Jodi...
Judy Eder, 100 years young

A Will To Succeed

Judy Eder overcomes childhood hardship and celebrates a century of life. Photos by Jerry Zolynsky The love and support parents give their children is integral to...
Emily Stillman

Jewish@edu- When I Say I’m From Here

Emily Stillman Special to the Jewish News PHOTOS BY: John Hardwick Federation’s JOIN Intern Emily Stillman reflects on her eye-opening internship with a renewed appreciation of...
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Jewish@edu – Tips For Dealing With Stress

For college students, the quest for perfection can add to the risks associated with being away from home. Some students turn to addictive strategies...
Staff at Pepper Elementary in Oak Park participate in a brain break ‘Got Ya.”

Propel To Excel

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor The Einstein Method helps teachers motivate students to be their best. Allen Einstein and Mel Foster didn’t know each other the day...
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Commentary: Religious Liberty – It’s Not Only For Christians

In mere moments — in a speech given at the Department of Justice’s Religious Liberty Summit in Washington, D.C. — Attorney General Jeff Sessions...
Elliot Darvick, Lyft general manager for Michigan and Ohio, shares the front seat with Lyft driver Mellisa Nelson of Detroit.

Need A Lyft?

Ben Falik - Contributing Writer Native son Elliot Darvick heads regional office involved in uplifting Detroit transportation. To understand the success of Elliot Darvick — as...
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...
Hungry Harvest zero food waste

Hungry Harvest

Rob Streit JN Intern Company rescues ugly fruits and veggies from going to waste. Community-supported agriculture has grown in popularity in recent years. CSAs as they...