Posts Tagged ‘West Bloomfield’

NARA Hibachi & Hot Rocks Opens in West Bloomfield

NARA, formerly known as Shogun Hibachi Bistro opened last month at 5656 W. Maple Road. Chef Howard Barnes, Chef Teddy Quinones and restaurateur Stoli Liti have partnered to launch an upscale, creative hibachi and personalized stone grilling restaurant experience as well as bar and lounge. As the city’s newest experiential Japanese concept, NARA brings  Japanese…

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deli tray with egg salad and various deli meats and deli veggies like pickles and olives.

Danny Raskin: A Unique Deli

Pickles & Rye serves up unusual soups and all the pickles you can eat. When it opened four years ago this past June, people had heard about its strange dishes … Like servers telling guests that the soup of the day is Dill Pickle … Their curiosity many times got the better of them and…

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Oak Park native Max Kresch, a former Lone Soldier in the Israel Defense Forces, shared his experience serving as a combat medic of the Special Forces unit, Egoz.

Friends of Israel

Zach Wallens Special to the Jewish News Locals learn about FIDF missions. Mira and Leo Eisenberg recently hosted at their West Bloomfield home a gathering of special guests and members of the Detroit Jewish community to learn about Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) missions to Israel and Poland, and its educational and well-being…

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Jim Berk shows off the swimming medals he won last month at the Michigan Senior Olympics.

Swim 3 Miles In A Lake … Why Not?

Jim Berk wrote yet another success story last month at the Michigan Senior Olympics. The West Bloomfield resident won three gold medals and one silver medal swimming in four events at Oakland University, giving him 15 golds, three silvers and one bronze over six years. He’s been in 19 events and won a medal in…

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Letters – September 6, 2018

Students Are More Than Their Grades As the parent of a rising senior in high school, I appreciate hearing the perspective of other students who are about to start applying to college (“Under Pressure,” Aug. 23, page 12). It is, in fact, a time of intense pressure — for students and parents alike. Because the…

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First-year rider Renee Liberman of Royal Oak . Team Alex

Faces & Places – Team Alex And WAM

Before Alexandra Graham, daughter of Susie and Bill Graham of West Bloomfield, died of bone cancer in 1999 at age 17 following a valiant battle, Make-A-Wish Michigan granted her extraordinary wish to create a public service announcement. The PSA urged others to smile, not stare, at seriously ill kids who may look different because of…

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Douglas Bloom Photo by John Hardwick

Douglas Bloom To Receive Butzel Award

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit will give Douglas Bloom the Fred M. Butzel Award for distinguished community service at its 2018 Annual Meeting 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West Bloomfield. The award is Federation’s highest honor for volunteer leadership. Bloom has served in a variety…

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JHCN pet visit specialist Rosalind Zukowski and her 3-year-old mini labradoodle, Frannie, visit Hilda Bloom

Enriching Lives

Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network offers programs to bring comfort, joy to those near the end of life. Physical suffering often requires more than just treating physical pain to feel relief, and the Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network (JHCN) takes this understanding to heart. When Carole Jo Lasser, a gifted pianist…

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Letters – August 23, 2018

Should Iran’s Bad Year Be Made Even Worse? Kobi Erez, representing the Zionist Organization of America, urges all of us to work on strangling the already struggling economy of Iran, keeping Iran from getting any kind of relief from Europe and, maybe ultimately, as he hopes, destroying its “current regime.” (“Iran’s Bad Year,” Aug. 9,…

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Bernie (Bernard Jonas) with his children, Marc Jonas, Suezanne Winkelman and Rabbi Shmaya Jonas

A Family Man Turns 95

Remember your class trip to wherever it may have been? One memento was probably a class picture that, when unrolled, covered the table top. Imagine, if you will, such a large photo but of only one family. This is the case of most simchahs celebrated by the family of Bernard Jonas of West Bloomfield, who…

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