Posts Tagged ‘Yeshivat Akiva’

Little girl standing in front of a brick wall with the words "for women" in front of it

Letters – Responses to Common Thread

Read letters to the editor responding to “Common Thread” Don’t Forget B’nai Israel I was delighted to read Barbara Lewis’s article “Common Thread” (Dec. 6, page 18). Though not so unusual, seven synagogues currently are led by women. It was indeed good to learn that seven congregations in the Detroit area are led by women…

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Farber Hebrew Day School Receives Grant

From the JN Staff Farber Hebrew Day School – Yeshivat Akiva has received a $1.3 million multi-year grant from the William Davidson Foundation, the second grant from the foundation in support of Farber HDS’s academic achievement. The first grant was a multi-year grant in the amount of $2.25 million awarded in 2015. “The William Davidson…

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Weekly Torah Portion – Man: A Heavenly Concern

Parshat Vayetze: Genesis 28:10-32:3; Hosea 12:13-14:10. In Parshat Vayetze, we encounter Jacob in his hurried exit from Canaan, afraid of his angry brother Esau from whom he wrestled the patriarchal blessing. When he lays his exhausted body down to sleep, Jacob has a vision that has been depicted in art, literature and biblical interpretation throughout…

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David and Nanci Farber

A Gift And A Challenge

Gil Seinfeld Special to the Jewish News Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor awarded gift by the Farber family. This spring, the Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor secured one of the largest donations in its 40-year history. The Jeffrey Farber Family Foundation and the David and Nanci Farber Family Foundation have jointly pledged a…

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High school students Molly Yarbrough, Estee Brown and Zoe Korelitz.

Celebrating Israel! – Yom HaAtzmaut

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Photos by Paul Fischer [similar id=45408 type=all] Farber students go all out for the Jewish state’s 70th anniversary. More than a half-century ago, the founders of Akiva Hebrew Day School (Yeshivat Akiva), an Orthodox Zionist institution, intended to create an educational institution dedicated to Jewish and secular studies “while imbuing its…

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