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Quick Click … From the William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History: Aug. 27, 2015

Posted on August 26, 2015, 3:16 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

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Yesterday, I spent a delightful morning with Sue Marx, the documentary filmmaker from Detroit. Indeed, I should say “famous” documentary filmmaker from Detroit. Marx has won more awards than can be named in a short Click like this. To mention the tip of the recognition iceberg, however, she has won numerous local Emmys, was cited …
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Finale Friday

Posted on August 26, 2015, 3:04 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . 1 Comment.

More than 1,200 people turned out for Summer in the City's Finale Friday this year and created this mural to brighten the Howard Hardy Crowell Recreation Center in Detroit.

Summer in the City celebrates 14 years of service with blowout event. Summer in the City’s Finale Friday ended the Southwest Detroit-based nonprofit’s summer of programming with a bang. More than 1,200 people came out to the Howard Hardy Crowell Recreation Center on Aug. 14 to participate in the biggest day in SITC history. Volunteers …
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Equal Protection

Posted on August 26, 2015, 2:53 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

Jayne Rowse, Judge Bernard Friedman and April DeBoer gather around the marriage license.

Judge Bernard Friedman’s decisions guided by that one position. Federal District Court Judge Bernard A. Friedman is a quiet, reserved and thoughtful man who shuns public attention and recognition. He is self-deprecating and humble, with a keen and subtle sense of humor. Thus, it is ironic that this 71-year-old jurist, appointed to the federal bench…


Win-Win!

Posted on August 26, 2015, 2:41 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

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Donor steps up to ensure a Jewish communal center continues in Oak Park. The Jimmy Prentis Morris Jewish Community Center in Oak Park will close on Monday, Aug. 31, just as officials from the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit told hundreds of disappointed and upset stakeholders during two community meetings at the building in January.…



Change Of Focus

Posted on August 19, 2015, 10:54 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment!

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JET board decides to beef up its youth outreach programs. After 27 seasons of professional theatrical productions geared toward Jewish audiences, the Jewish Ensemble Theatre (JET) is heading in a new direction. The theater will present two main stage plays instead of the usual four and expand its youth outreach programs to schools and other…


Closing Plans

Posted on August 5, 2015, 11:22 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment!

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Oak Park JCC prepares to shut doors at end of month. It’s business as usual at the Oak Park Jewish Community Center, despite its planned closure on Aug. 31.“Until 10 p.m. on that day, the Oak Park JCC will continue all of its activities and programs,” said JCC CEO Jim Issner. The only change, he…


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