Posts Tagged ‘UM’

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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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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Now: Members of 2015 citizenship class celebrate.

Impacting Lives

For 90 years, Jewish Family Service responds to the needs of the community. For a 90-year-old, Jewish Family Service (JFS) is pretty darn nimble. While its mainstay is providing services for older adults, mental health and substance abuse counseling, coordination of health care access and ensuring basic needs are being met, the agency can also…

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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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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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Hannah Knoll and Brayden Hirsch with their Shark Tank winning idea

Building Entrepreneurship With BBYO

BBYO program helps girls become capable at business. My heart was racing as the judges walked back into the room. We were all hoping our business plan would win this year’s Shark Tank-style event.  I had a sliver of hope that my partner and I would win, but I mostly thought I was not capable…

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