Posts Tagged ‘yad ezra’

Michelle Rubin

The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Michelle Rubin

Michelle Rubin, 32, of West Bloomfield is an estate-planning attorney, who works closely with individuals and families to provide personalized solutions to their estate, financial and tax planning needs. Michelle works one-on-one with clients and their advisers to prepare and implement wealth transfer, business succession, charitable and estate planning strategies. She is dedicated to meeting…

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Yad Ezra is Open for People Impacted by the Government Shutdown

Driving by Starbucks this morning on my way to work, I thought about stopping to get a latte when I heard on the radio that due to the government shutdown, Michigan residents relying on SNAP (formerly ‘food stamps’) or those who are missing paychecks due to the government shut-down are having an even harder time…

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Letters – December 20, 2018

Read letters to the editor about anti-Semitism, Poland’s new kosher food pantry and Messianic Judaism What Spurred Anti-Semitism Regarding the “What Spurred Anti-Semitism?” letter in the Nov. 22 issue: The “real influence behind the catastrophe that our country has become” is the eight years of the past administration. That’s the administration that facilitated the Iran…

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The Yad Ezta staff at Yad Ezra with a shopping cart full of groceries.

Bringing a Light to Poland

Yad Ezra works with Chief Rabbi of Poland to help establish a kosher food pantry in Warsaw. Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer Yad Ezra Executive Director Leah Luger believes in no coincidences. All personal connections happen for a reason. It is this serendipity of relationships and connections — particularly her working relationship and friendship with local…

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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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Jeff and Karen Schoenberg, co-chairs; Jeffrey Supowit, Yad Ezra president; Ellen and David Sherman, honorees; Larry Tisdale, co-chair; and Lea Luger, executive director

Faces & Places – Yad Ezra Annual Fundraiser

From the JN Staff Yad Ezra hosted its annual fundraiser Oct. 8 at Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills. Honorees were Ellen and David Sherman; co-chairs were Karen and Jeff Schoenberg, and Larry Tisdale. Revenue raised is used to purchase groceries distributed to the 1,300 client families who come to Yad Ezra every month. A…

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Vote for Yad Ezra to Win Grant from the Detroit News

Yad Ezra is one of 16 worthy social-impact organizations in Southeast Michigan nominated by Detroit News for their Holiday Cheer for Charity campaigns. Yad Ezra wants the community’s help! Take 30 seconds to cast your vote DAILY through Dec, 7 at noon to give Yad Ezra an opportunity to enter round two for a chance…

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Carly Sugar and one of the chickens she raises in her Detroit backyard.

Firsthand Food

Kosher slaughtering in her own backyard brings Jewish values home. Carly Sugar Special to the Jewish News On one side, a factory-farmed chicken breathed laboriously, relieved to have her weight off her scrawny legs and resting in his grip. On the other side, occasionally wriggling to free herself from Yadidya’s arm, was a heritage-breed hen…

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JNF Names Local Co-Presidents

Andy Goldberg of Bloomfield Hills and Karen Freedland-Berger of West Bloomfield are the new co-presidents of the Detroit Jewish National Fund Board. Their appointments come when JNF is working on the second half of its One Billion Dollar Road Map for the Next Decade campaign. “This role matters so much because it gives me an…

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Yad Ezra Vandal Caught On Video

Vandal Doesn’t Keep Yad Ezra From Its Mission Around 4 p.m. on Sept. 23, a man bicycling past Yad Ezra vandalized the property at 2850 W. 11 Mile Road in Berkley, knocking out a security camera as he attempted to take down a sukkah built on the property. The incident was recorded on a second…

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