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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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Shaarey Zedek1

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…


Blight Buster

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Erica Ward Gerson, head of the Detroit Land Bank, at one of the abandoned Detroit homes up for sale and rehab

Erica Ward Gerson heads the Detroit Land Bank, renewing Detroit one home at a time. One year before Mike Duggan declared his candidacy for Detroit mayor, he scheduled a lunch meeting at Roma Cafe on Riopelle Street in the city. His guest was Erica Ward Gerson, board chair at the Detroit Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital…



Food Justice

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Healthy  options  from Fresh Corner Café

By Esther Allweiss Ingber Jewish entrepreneurs work to bring healthy options to Detroiters. Many people enjoy eating potato chips and drinking pop, but wouldn’t consider living on them. The story is different for some lower-income Detroiters who don’t have healthier food options available in their neighborhoods. According to Noam Kimelman, the founding partner of Fresh…




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