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Tutor’s Motto Is ‘Every Child Can Have A Bar Or Bat Mitzvah’

Posted on July 22, 2016, 10:06 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

Marcel Cohen

One of the most iconic celebrations in Judaism is the bar or bat mitzvah, where a youngster takes on the responsibilities of adulthood and proclaims before an audience of family and friends that he or she is ready to become a functioning member of the greater community within the Jewish faith. As a teacher, Marcel …
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Mediation Lawyer Helps Couples During Divorce

Posted on July 22, 2016, 8:02 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

Attorney Barbara Smith

Until death do us part. Though a familiar phrase, its concept is one not adhered to in Judaism.  In fact, if there is irreconcilable dissention between marital partners, Jews are allowed to dissolve the relationship rather than stay in a loveless marriage. Even with this affirmation, divorce is never an easy solution. At best, spouses …
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Fressing with Fishman: Return Of A Classic

Posted on July 21, 2016, 11:57 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , , . Be the first to comment!

GreenSpace Cafe is now open for lunch.

Capitol Park’s the Albert, a luxury apartment building, will help resurrect Detroit’s La Lanterna later this year, with Edoardo Barbieri’s grandson Edward, his wife, Suzie, and sisters Ann Kolinski and Alicia Topolinski prepared to reopen in the same neighborhood where their family opened its first restaurant in 1956. A fall debut is planned for a …
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Quick Click … From the William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History, July 21, 2016

Posted on July 21, 2016, 9:47 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

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Yesterday, I was honored to attend a partners meeting at one of the most innovative businesses in America: Zingerman’s Deli. Noting that Ann Arbor lacked a good Jewish deli, in 1982, Ari Weinzweig and Paul Saginaw opened Zingerman’s. They began serving a lot of good old-fashioned Jewish dishes such as knishes, blintzes, chicken soup, chopped …
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Groove Is In The Heart: Catch Up With Jon Liebman

Posted on July 21, 2016, 7:41 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , , . Be the first to comment!

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Jon Liebman has spent his life following his passion for music — and would-be musicians are about to benefit from it even more. He’s performed around the world with famous musicians and groups, including Cleo Laine, Eartha Kitt, Julio Iglesias, the Ink Spots and the Fifth Dimension. He’s played in the pit for Broadway musicals,…


Dear Debra: Family Flaws

Posted on July 20, 2016, 1:27 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

By Debra Darvick

Send your questions to deardebra@renmedia.us or use this anonymous question submission form. Dear Debra, When I was in middle school, my father walked out on our family. My mother was having severe (life-threatening) health issues at the time. His financial support was minimal, we saw him infrequently and learned only recently that he remarried. I …
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Keep Your Pets Happy And Safe During The Dog Days Of Summer

Posted on July 20, 2016, 9:20 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

By Michael Palmer
Special to the Jewish News

From daytrips to the beach to hikes in the woods, summertime in Michigan is chock-full of opportunities to get outside. This season, it’s important to keep all family members safe and happy — including the furry, four-legged ones. Here’s a list of my top-rated puppy picks to pack up before you head out. Flea and …
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Flint Congregation Donates Ritual Objects As It Downsizes

Posted on July 20, 2016, 9:11 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

Lori Lasday with the packed boxes of materials from Beth Israel synagogue.

A declining Jewish population in the Flint area has compelled its Congregation Beth Israel to downsize locale and activities, but religious commitment has motivated member initiatives to upsize its impact outside the area. After five years of preparation, membership recently moved from a synagogue of 32,000 square feet, purposely designed in the 1970s for Calkins …
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First-Time Special Mission Shares Israel With Interfaith Couples

Posted on July 19, 2016, 1:54 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

Mona Chapman and Glenn Greenfield

From June 26-July 3, a diverse set of couples traveled through Israel as part of the community’s first interfaith couples mission to Israel, which was sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit’s Nora & Guy Barron Mission Lab. During this unforgettable trip of a lifetime, participants formed bonds with each other and with Israelis,…


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