Posts Tagged ‘traditions’

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Local Relationship, Long-Distance Wedding

Planning a Jewish wedding may not strike some as an especially daunting task. Add the complexity of doing so from nearly 1,000 miles away, and I’ll ask you to reconsider your stance. [similar id=38398 type=all] We met on Jdate, so while our lives are inherently steeped in modernity, we knew we wanted a wedding that…

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Stefani Chudnow, Jewish or Jew-ISH writer/blogger for the Detroit Jewish News

Meet Stefani Chudnow – Jewish or Jew-ISH Blogger

Hi there. I’m Stefani Chudnow, and even though I’ve been going to school at Michigan State for the past four years, I’m originally from West Bloomfield. I went to Hillel Day School for nine years before attending Frankel Jewish Academy for high school. On May 5, 2018, I will graduate from Michigan State with a…

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Maxwell Nadis leads a seder in 1961.

Long Tradition

For 66 years, Harriet Berg has joined the Nadis family seder. Sixty-six years ago, Sara Nadis was a newlywed whose husband, Maxwell, asked if she could make a seder. “I said, ‘Sure,’ and he was delighted,” she recalls. “We invited Harriet and Irving Berg and their two young children. Irving and my husband had been…

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