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Posts Tagged ‘West Bloomfield’

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Gift Guide – Go Big, Shop Small

Our local communities are brimming with unique shops. Check them out on Small Business Saturday — Saturday, Nov. 24. Jodi Feld Special to the Jewish News ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, Ann Arbor. Right along Main Street in AA, Rock Paper Scissors is home to beautiful stationery, gift cards and the most awesome supply of pop-culture stickers…

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Bricks & Mortar and Kosher Food: Changing Senior Needs and Preferences

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Trends show growing preference for our elderly to age in place…

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Benny Shaevsky

FJA Junior To Speak at Food Allergy Conference

Frankel Jewish Academy junior Benny Shaevsky will be among the featured speakers at the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Conference Nov. 2-4 in Washington, D.C., an annual education event serving people of all ages managing food allergies, as well as registered dietitians helping their clients live and thrive with this serious, increasingly common disease.…

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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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