Posts Tagged ‘WSU’

Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin sit by an ornate carpet in a checkered frame in a piece by Beverly Neumann called "Gamesmanship"

Proud To Be An American

Artist Beverly Neumann exhibits a series celebrating the ‘greatest generation.’ Whenever Beverly Neumann hears news reports about veterans’ issues on television, she thinks about two cousins lost in World War II. “Way back, there was an Aunt Etta on my father’s side,” she recalls. “My aunt had two sons — one fighting in Germany and…

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Beth Ahm To Host Kabbalah Scholar

Congregation Beth Ahm, the Cohn-Haddow Center at Wayne State University and SAJE welcome Professor Daniel Matt for a weekend of learning and mystical insight. Matt is one of the world’s leading authorities on Kabbalah and translator of the Zohar (kabbalistic text). He will introduce attendees to some of the central themes in the Jewish mystical…

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Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital

Medical Super-Sleuth

Epidemiologist Dr. Jeffrey Band honored for lifelong work solving infectious disease outbreaks. Above: Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital Our short time on Earth is characterized by the way we treat each other. An individual’s merit might be quantified by the number of lives that person has touched in a positive way.…

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Jonathan H. Schwartz, pictured in front of Saint Basil’s Cathedral, located in Moscow’s famous Red Square.

From Russia, With Love

Jonathan Schwartz Special to the Jewish News Jonathan Schwartz’s surprise trip fortified his appreciation of Jewish law and informed his worldview. In early 2018, I received an invitation from Professor Howard Lupovitch, director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University, and U.S. District Court Judge Avern Cohn to attend the Jewish…

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Paul Ehrmann

Lifestyle Changes

Local physician’s HealthyTown idea grows to help people in Flint. Family physician Paul R. Ehrmann, D.O., is on a mission to improve the health of residents in communities across the state through an initiative he developed a few years ago and continues to spread across Southeast Michigan. “The three cornerstones of good health start with…

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A Place Of Their Own

Brett Mountain Photographer An award-winning interior designer nests a home for her own growing family. Interior designer Carrie Long added a bit of pretend to the reality of remodeling and decorating the Birmingham home picked for her own family almost two years ago. She moved forward thinking of her husband, Greg Sobol, as a client…

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woman sits on concrete blocks at a Holocaust

Edwin Black At Wayne State

Join the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies and Wayne State’s Department of History for a special lecture with New York Times best-selling international investigative author Edwin Black, who will be speaking on “Detroit’s Pivotal Connection to the Holocaust and Hitler’s War Machine.” The lecture takes place at Wayne State on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 2:30…

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Sept 13, 2002 issue of the Detroit Jewish News article about Julius Spielberg called "Good As Gold"

Looking Back At Julius Speilberg

From the DJN Foundation Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History Although, like many men, I still like to think I’m 18, I must admit I have made it to official senior citizen status. Let’s just say I’m older than 55. But, speaking of senior citizens, I ran across a JN article from 15 years…

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Eddie Daniels 58/59 Performing Arts get together, 11/2010. NYC

Jazz Fest 2018

Clarinetist/saxophonist Eddie Daniels joins Chick Corea, Alvin Waddles and more at the Detroit Jazz Festival — plus other Labor Day fun. In the heart of Detroit, jazz fans will get a sense of the heart of Brazil. That’s the musical mood intended when clarinetist-saxophonist Eddie Daniels appears with a group of instrumentalists at this year’s…

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Man holding a sign saying "register early to vote," register to vote.

Students At Michigan Colleges Encouraged To Register To Vote

Students At Michigan Colleges Encouraged To Register To Vote At Secretary Of State Mobile Office Office to travel 3,000 miles offering full services this fall. Students at 18 Michigan colleges and universities will have a chance to register to vote at the Mobile Office this fall, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today. “We’re launching…

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