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Meir Panim Delivers Hot Food, Necessary Supplies to Soldiers on the Field

Posted on July 29, 2014, 9:04 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

Soldiers receive delivery from Meir Panim

Due to the state of emergency in Israel during Operation Projective Edge, Meir Panim is responding to the various needs of Israeli soldiers by distributing much-needed food and supplies to the tens of thousands defending Israel on the front lines. Since the start of Operation Protective Edge, Meir Panim has delivered more than 5,000 care …
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Detroit Stands With Israel

Posted on July 24, 2014, 7:12 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , , , , . Be the first to comment!

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Keri Guten Cohen Story Development Editor More than 2,000 people came to support the Jewish homeland during this time of crisis at a community-wide Israel Solidarity event at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield on Wednesday evening, July 23. At times, the lines to get through security stretched well into the parking lot. But the wait…

Freedom to Hate

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I am only 25-years-old and have already witnessed a lot of hatred and intolerance in my life. As a byproduct of living in a technology-driven society, this hatred has consumed social media websites and even surpasses the hatred I’ve observed during my military service in Israel. Unlike witnessing hatred directly with acts of aggression or …
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Israel Solidarity

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With summer travel and programs in full swing, Detroiters are experiencing the country at war. Sammi Fine of West Bloomfield is in Tel Aviv. Israel at war. It’s happened before and it will likely happen again, but when war coincides with your family visit, Birthright trip, a teen program or study abroad in Israel, the…

Fixing The Deficit

Posted on July 9, 2014, 10:07 PM . Filed in featured. Tagged . Be the first to comment!


JCC losses “worse than projected,” says oversight committee. After months of due diligence, the Jewish Community Center’s Financial Oversight Committee (FOC), tasked with taking an extensive look into the JCC’s financial challenges, presented its analysis to the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and United Jewish Foundation boards of directors at a combined meeting on June…

Meet The Mohelim

Posted on July 2, 2014, 10:10 PM . Filed in featured. Tagged . Be the first to comment!


These six Detroiters talk about performing the mitzvah of brit milah. It’s a boy! Once you catch your breath and notify your families, who ya gonna call? Probably the mhel, the person responsible for conducting the ritual circumcision ceremony. The brit milah (literally “covenant of circumcision,” commonly called “bris” by ashkenazi Jews) is probably the…

Jewish Vegetarians

Posted on June 25, 2014, 6:48 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Comments are closed.


Health and ethical reasons draw locals to meet free diet Gary and Melissa LaKind are raising Shay, 4, as a vegan, he loves fruits and vegetables Americans are paying more attention to their diets these days. With plentiful products on supermarket shelves, it’s easier to go gluten-free, dairy-free, carb-free and organic. Some are pursuing these…

Rebbe Moments

Posted on June 25, 2014, 3:58 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Comments are closed.


20 Years After his death the lubavitch legacy lives on I am one of many thousands of people from all walks of life who were privileged to have had a personal encounter with the Rebbe. My First personal audience was a few months before my third birthday, during which the Rebbe gifted me with a…


Posted on June 18, 2014, 12:03 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , , , . Comments are closed.


6-25-14 Israel’s President-elect Reuven Rivlin paid a surprise visit to the Jewish Media Summit during its last plenary session. He spoke first about his long family ties to Jerusalem, where his family moved in 1809 because its patriarch said it is the city is where the Messiah will return. A seventh-generation Jerusalemite, he proudly declared…

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