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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…

The Road Forward

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JCRC brings Israel advocacy trainer Neil Lazarus, right, here each year to provide training to Jewish adults and teens.

JCRC reveals strategic plan nine months in the making. They say history repeats itself, and that’s the case with the Jewish Community Relations Council. Back in August 1950, the JN asked if the Metro Detroit Jewish community needed two community organizations, the Jewish Community Council (precursor to the JCRC) and the Jewish Welfare Federation (precursor…

Film Screening: ‘A Song For You’ at the Holocaust Memorial Center

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Award winning documentary, A SONG FOR YOU Screening in Farmington Hills,  Michigan

– The award-winning film A SONG FOR YOU will screen at the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus located at 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2:00pm-4:00pm. The film tells the story of George and Gisela Karp, who, together with their infant daughter and after a harrowing 5-year …
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Moving Forward

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Decision about Rabbi Krakoff leaves rift Shaarey Zedek is working to heal. When a petition to hold a special congregational meeting signed by about 20 percent of its congregants was presented to the Congregation Shaarey Zedek board at the beginning of August, signers were hopeful their request would be met. Members of the Save Our…

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