Posts Tagged ‘Wayne State’

Detroit Center for Civil Discourse Hosts Panel Discussion at Wayne State

New center aims to help people manage difficult conversations. By David Zenlea, Special to the Jewish News The newly established Detroit Center for Civil Discourse is holding a panel discussion Feb. 4 at the Wayne State University Student Center on the past, present and future of Yemen. “Yemen is so emblematic of the importance of…

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Melyn and Karen Rubenfire Photo by John Hardwick

Father-Daughter Team

Vivian Henoch Special to the Jewish News Above: Melyn and Karen Rubenfire Meet the Rubenfires, Detroit activists and founders of Project Healthy Community. Four days a week at the Fredrick J. Schulze Elementary School in Northwest Detroit, 30 youngsters in grades K-2 (and some of their older siblings, too), stay after school for a light meal, literacy-building…

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Wayne State University senior Jessica Davidov will head to Israel as a Fulbright scholar.

In A Hurry!

Brittanii Lyons Special to the Jewish News WSU senior plans to teach in Israel as a Fulbright scholar. Acceptance into the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a nationally recognized achievement. Yet Wayne State University senior Jessica Davidov was surprised to be selected — given that she almost didn’t apply. Encouraged by Wayne State science and…

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Rene Lichtman in his home studio.

Chaos | Control

Brett Mountain Photographer Local Holocaust survivor, speaker and activist Rene Lichtman is ready to show another dimension — artist. Rene Lichtman is a Holocaust survivor, a hidden child outside of Paris with a non-Jewish family. He was baptized and didn’t know he was Jewish until his mother came for him after the war. He’s the…

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