Posts Tagged ‘U of M’

Volunteers at the Friendship Circle resource table

Faces & Places – Bright Nights And Eight Over Eighty

Bright Nights Community Forum On April 25, more than 150 people attended the Bright Nights Community Forum Series event, “Understanding Bipolar Disorder,” held at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield. The event was hosted by the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program at the University of Michigan, in collaboration with Kadima.  The event included a presentation…

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Graduating Seaholm senior Melanie Taylor

Michigan’s DYW

Karleigh Stone Special to the Jewish News Distinguished, poised and talented: Seaholm’s Melanie Taylor. Melanie Taylor, daughter of Alan and Linda Taylor and sister of Joshua, 15, of Birmingham, is Michigan’s 2018 Distinguished Young Woman, and “distinguished” is just the beginning when it comes to Taylor. She is poised, hard-working, talented and humble. She has…

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Freshmen Sarah Wish, Allison Bloomberg, Rebecca Levy, Vanessa Freedman and Rachel Klein gather for a picture with comedian and HQ trivia host, Scott Rogowsky, after University of Michigan Hillel’s Leadership Brunch; he also spoke to a crowd of more than 350 people at the Michigan Union.  

Jewish@edu – Hillel Happenings May 2018

Check out the gallery of photos from Jewish@edu’s latest Hillel Happenings events! See photos from the University of Michigan Hillel, Albion Hillel, Hillel@EMU, MSU Hillel, GVSU Hillel, Hillel of Metro Detroit and Wayne State University. Read Jewish@edu – Back In Michigan Read the value of knowledge. Read how Hillel and JFS offered a Safe Haven to…

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Rabbi Jared and Sarit Anstandig

Jewish@edu – Back In Michigan

Michael Weiss } Special to the Jewish News Rabbi Jared Anstandig returns to join the Ann Arbor Jewish community. After 35 years under the leadership of retiring Rabbi Rod Glogower, the Ann Arbor Orthodox Minyan (AAOM) and University of Michigan Hillel are preparing this summer to welcome Rabbi Jared Anstandig to the new leadership role…

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Hollywood

Celebrity Jews: Solo, TV, And Michelle Wolf

THE SECOND JEWISH SOLO Opens Friday, May 25: The latest Star Wars film, Solo: A Star Wars Story, is described as a “space Western.” The film covers Han Solo’s early days as a smuggler and his friendship with Chewbacca, a Wookie. We also find out how he met Lando Calrissian. Alden Ehrenreich, 28, plays Solo,…

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After graduate school, Beverly Kent went off to discover Israel, which was born the same year as she was.

Israel@70: Ties That Bind

Beverly Kent Goldenberg Special to the Jewish News [similar id=45408 type=all] A Detroiter born in 1948 charts her close relationship with Israel’s growth. I was a post-World War II baby, born in 1948. This spring, I celebrated my 70th birthday; so did the State of Israel. As I was growing up in Northwest Detroit, my mother, Jennie Levin Kent, made sure our joint destiny…

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The University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library. UMich. U of M. UM

A New Permanent Home

JN digital archive to reside at U-M in perpetuity. A copy of the digital archive containing the entire contents of the Detroit Jewish News and its predecessor publication, comprising more than 330,000 pages and spanning over 100 years, will be housed in perpetuity at the University of Michigan and be available to the public free…

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The introduction of giving tzedakah (charity): Each family member who cuts the hair gives the child money to put into his tzedakah box.

Ami’s Upsherin

Beverly Kent Goldenberg Special to the Jewish news 3-year-old marks birthday with Jewish tradition. Although they are not religious, Etai and Caroline Goldenberg love Jewish traditions, customs and celebrations. This Lag b’Omer, they marked their son, Ami’s (Amichai Barak Goldenberg) third birthday with an upsherin. Ami’s upsherin took place at an Israeli-style Lag b’Omer celebration…

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Photo: Jeremy Daniel

Getting To Know You

Above: Elena Shaddow as Anna with the Royal Children in The King and I. A West Bloomfield native returns home as stage manager of a touring production of The King and I. As a young child seeing The Lion King for the first time, Jenn Jacobs literally screamed with delight as the procession of life-sized…

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The Walter Reed Fisher House — one of the beautiful designs typical of Fisher Houses throughout the country.

Supporting Veterans

Above: The Walter Reed Fisher House — one of the beautiful designs typical of Fisher Houses throughout the country. Michigan will gain two Fisher Houses to aid families of vets at VA hospitals. An important addition to Detroit’s burgeoning urban landscape will have an indelible impact on Michigan veterans and their families and a proud…

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