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Posts Tagged ‘WSU’

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Commentary: Spread the Light

I write this hours after serving as a lamplighter at the eighth-annual Menorah in the D celebration. This was a true honor. I held the torch to honor the Pittsburgh community and memorialize those who lost their lives in the massacre that took place a month ago at the Tree of Life synagogue. I held…

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High School Writing Competition

From the JN Staff The Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University is holding its fourth annual High School Writing Competition. It is open to ninth through twelfth grade students in the Metro Detroit area, who will have a chance to win a $500 cash prize, and $100 prizes for honorable mentions, for…

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Howard Lupovitch, Adam Weiner and Jonathan Neumann on a panel

Commentary: Taking the Next Step

Dorene Weisberg On Sunday, Nov. 18, the Michigan Jewish Action Council, along with the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University, presented “The Jewish Right-Left Divide: Can We Bridge the Gap?” This dialogue was the first step in a process to bring rapport to the Jewish community. An enthusiastic and engaged crowd filled…

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Graduate students: Edward Drizik, Josh Morof and Elana Folbe, all WSU medical students and Jewish Medical Student Association members; Mitchell Shecter, MSU DO; Mara Steintz and Molly Levine, WSU law student and Jewish Law Student Association member.

Jewish@edu – New Friends

Detroit-based grad students form a new association. Josh Morof } jewish@edu writer Throughout the stressful process of applying to medical school, it did not cross my mind to consider the school’s Jewish community on campus. Fortunately, Wayne State University’s School of Medicine, where I am currently a second-year student, has a larger and more active…

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Students participate in a J-Talk discussion session.

Jewish@edu – Lively Discussion

Weekly J-Talk sessions bring topics into focus. Nisim Nesimov } jewish@edu writer They say there are three things you should never talk about at the dinner table: money, religion and politics. At J-Talk, a weekly meeting of young Jewish college students from Metro Detroit, this adage is thrown out the door. Led by Rabbi Michele…

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The late Eugene Applebaum

Applebaum Family Announces New Philanthropic Strategy

From the JN Staff The family of Eugene Applebaum announced its strategic direction to continue and build upon his important philanthropic work in new, collaborative ways. Applebaum, who died last year at age 81, was the founder of what became the nation’s eighth largest drugstore chain. “What meant the most to my dad during his…

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Michael and Elaine Serling

Jewish Champions

Serlings to be honored at HMC’s 34th Anniversary Dinner Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer In the Birmingham law office he founded in 1972, Michael Serling drinks his coffee from a mug bearing the Spartan logo of Michigan State University. His wife, Elaine, a retired nurse and an award-winning singer and Jewish songwriter, says she is loyal…

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Bridging the Left-Right Divide

The Michigan Jewish Action Council presents “The Jewish Left-Right Divide. Can We Bridge The Gap?” 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, at Adat Shalom Synagogue. The evening will feature a conversation between Jonathan Neumann, author of To Heal the World? and Howard Lupovitch, director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Jewish Studies at Wayne State University.…

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Wayne State and HMD Memorial for Pittsburgh

Please join the Wayne State community members for a memorial remembering the victims of Saturday’s Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. The memorial will begin Tuesday, October 30 at 4 p.m. on the Gullen Mall in the fountain area across from the David Adamany Undergraduate Library next to the Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center. The program will…

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The collectible, easy-to-build TAIT Turbo Flyer is made of balsa — thicker wood and better aerodynamics than the ones we had as kids.

Taking Flight

Audrey Elkus returns to Detroit to help TAIT Design Co. soar. Chris Harrison Special to the Jewish News Above: The collectible, easy-to-build TAIT Turbo Flyer is made of balsa — thicker wood and better aerodynamics than the ones we had as kids. As I browsed TAIT Design Co.’s online store, I found myself amazed at their…

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