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    9/29/14 -s Rosh Hashanah marked the 5775th birthday of the world on the Jewish calendar, one humor-infused Jewish family of seven (including the dog) has a s...

  • Israeli rhythmic gymnastics team wins silver medal in Turkey

    9/29/14 -ayom/Exclusive to Israel's rhythmic gymnastics team won the country's first silver medal at the World Championships in Izmir, Turkey, on S...

  • Netanyahu to U.N.: Hamas and Islamic State from ‘same poisonous tree’

    9/29/14 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that the Hamas and Islamic State terror groups are "branches from the same poisonous tree” in h...

  • What would a partisan shift in control of the Senate mean for Jewish issues?

    9/29/14 -publican party pushes to retake the majority of the U.S. Senate in the upcoming November midterm elections, which would give it control of both hous...

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    Dear Debra: Tattoo-Phobic Grandma, Conflicted Teacher

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    Babies on their back? Encroaching neighbors! Inheritance woes...All in this issues 'Dear Debra', check it out!

    By Debra Darvick Got a burning question? Need some advice? Send your questions to and look for an answer in next month’s issue.   Dear Debra, Every couple of years we have a family portrait: my husband and I, our three children and their children and now, our grandchildren’s spouses. We do the whole …
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    All In The Family

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    Jeopardy! addicts: Allen and Sara Goodman

    Jeopardy! addict gets her chance to shine on the game show Oct. 1. Answer: The daughter of a Detroit Jewish Jeopardy! contestant, she will soon appear on the syndicated television quiz herself. Question: Who is Sara Goodman? Goodman, 25, of Huntington Woods, flew to Los Angeles two months ago for the July 29 taping of…

    Men’s Club: Two Hechtman residents form

    Posted on September 19, 2014, 10:18 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , , . Be the first to comment!

    Seymour Ungar and Mort Horwitz started the Men’s Club at Hechtman Apartments.

    “There’s a preponderance of women here!” said Mort Horwitz, a resident of Jewish Senior Life’s Hechtman Apartments on the Applebaum Jewish Campus in West Bloomfield. “Not that we have anything against women, but it was time we get the men together.” In early June, Horwitz and fellow resident and friend Seymour Ungar came up with …
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    High Holiday Traditions

    Posted on September 18, 2014, 11:12 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

    A young member of Ann Arbor’s Jewish Cultural Society casts her flowers into the Huron River at Island Park during tashlich.

    Secular and Humanistic Jews keep some familiar themes, but follow their own drumbeats. Andrea Liberman is pleased that the frequently moving Sholem Aleichem Institute (SAI) is holding its High Holiday assemblies this year at the Steinway Piano Gallery Recital Hall in Commerce Township. The location is closer to home and, as always, will give her…

    New Year Seder

    Posted on September 18, 2014, 10:51 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

    Dates symbolize a wish that our enemies will vanish.

    Keter Torah’s rabbi demonstrates Foods that bring New Year’s wishes. Rabbi Sasson Natan is getting ready for his family’s seder. But wait, you’re probably saying, Passover is more than half a year away. Even the lesser-known Tu b’Shevat seder isn’t until February. Ah, yes, but the rabbi, spiritual leader of Keter Torah Synagogue in West…

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The Detroit Jewish News is a pro-Zionist newspaper that has been serving Metro Detroit’s Jewish community since 1942 with news and opinion that’s engaging, educational, enjoyable and unique.  We strive to reflect a full range of diverse viewpoints while also advocating positions that strengthen Jewish unity and continuity. From stories on local Jewish business owners, philanthropists and …
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