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Posts Tagged ‘University of Michigan’

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After The Vote — 2018

Making sense of what happened and what comes next. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor If there is one piece of good news that both Democrats and Republicans can celebrate about the 2018 midterms, it’s that voter turnout was the strongest in decades, about 113 million nationally, or 49 percent of eligible voters, compared to 36 percent…

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BDS Teach-In

U-M departments sponsor one-sided event. Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer On Oct. 29, the University of Michigan’s Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS) hosted a public teach-in about the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The program was funded by CMENAS Endowments, Institute for the Humanities, Department of Anthropology, Arab and Muslim American…

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JFS Grant for Chronic Care Management

Jewish Family Service received a $20,000 grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit that will go toward testing a new interdisciplinary approach to supporting community members through chronic care management. A JFS care manager will be placed in a primary care practice to serve more vulnerable older adults. This partnership relies on an…

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Professor Shachar Pinsker with Kingsville Ontario resident Cathy Basskin, who attended the event

Jewish Coffee Culture

Café society played central role in Jewish intellectual life. Ron Stang Special to the Jewish News Windsor, Ontario Jewish café culture played a seminal role in the nurturing and transmission of Jewish ideas and, indeed, provided a refuge for generations of Jewish intellectuals in Europe and beyond, through the early part of the 20th century.…

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New Enhancements

JN Foundation’s Davidson archive now part of U-M’s Bentley library. It has happened again. The Detroit Jewish News Foundation, via its William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History, has taken another step forward in its mission to preserve and make available the history of Detroit’s Jewish community, that is, your history. It is hard…

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New Digital Archive at U-M Highlights History of Detroit’s Jewish Community

On Monday, Nov. 5, the U-M Bentley Historical Library launched a new platform for the Detroit Jewish News Digital Archive, a free, searchable database containing more than 100 years of digital copies of the Detroit Jewish Chronicle and the Detroit Jewish News. President Mark Schlissel performed the ceremonial first search, with a quote from Rabbi…

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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 their becoming happy, well-adjusted, productive adults. But what if a child is abandoned by not one, but both parents in childhood, is made homeless by relatives and is shuffled…

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School professionals are trained in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help students cope with mental health challenges.

Mental Health Help Coming To 100 Michigan Schools

Sponsored by our community partners Pain Free Life Centers TRAILS program will help students with depression, anxiety and other challenges. Jennifer Lovy Contributing Writer It happens all too often; school professionals return from a workshop completely energized and ready to implement their newly acquired skills only to realize that they need ongoing guidance to most effectively…

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Never Too Old To Rock ’N’ Roll

The inside scoop with National Radio Hall of Fame Inductee Fred Jacobs — as told by his daughter. One of our own local radio experts, Fred Jacobs, is being inducted into this year’s National Radio Hall of Fame on Nov. 15 in New York City. Jacobs will accept his award alongside Mike & Mike of…

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Nearly 400 people attended the vigil on the Diag at the University of Michigan. Vigil atendees at the University of Michigan hold up their phone flashlights as the names of each victim is read aloud on October 28, 2018.

Michigan Hillel Hosts Campus Vigil

Photos by Samii Stoloff Nearly 400 people participated in a vigil held by University of Michigan Hillel Sunday evening in memory of the 11 people killed Saturday at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh. Kendall Coden, Michigan Hillel board chair, said, “Tonight, we will resist hatred in all its forms with our love and support…

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