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Michigan, FEMA to Start Damage Assessments This Week

Posted on August 26, 2014, 10:36 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment!

CHICAGO –Beginning Tuesday, August 26, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD), FEMA, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and local officials in the Metro Detroit area will be conducting joint preliminary damage assessments due to the flooding that occurred the week of August 11. Six teams will be canvassing Macomb, Oakland …
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Quick Click: Vignettes From The JN Archives

Posted on August 22, 2014, 3:36 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment!


| Adam Mosseri | Detroit Jewish News | Foundation Fellow That’s right — it is nearly time for the 2014 National Football League season to begin! Did you know that Benny Friedman, a Jewish man from Cleveland, Ohio, revolutionized the sport? Friedman led the NFL in passing touchdowns, rushing touchdowns and scoring in 1928. No …
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Changes At JET

Posted on August 21, 2014, 1:29 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Be the first to comment!

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| By Suzanne Chessler | Contributing Writer The Jewish Ensemble Theatre is staging its 26th season with new roles for administrative staff and volunteers, a changed lineup of mainstage productions and a reconfiguration of business practices. The goal is to bolster community attention and finances that began falling short during rough winter weather, when otherwise …
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Awash In Water

Posted on August 21, 2014, 9:05 AM . Filed in featured, Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

Spencer Cherrin of Huntington Woods stands in his flooded basement. Damaged prayer books there will be taken to Congregation Beth Shalom for proper burial.

Flooded Detroiters find aid through agencies and synagogues. Jewish organizations in Detroit and around the country rose to the needs of last week’s flood victims as rapidly as the waters rose in the streets and basements. They provided hands-on assistance, from hauling out damaged carpets and soggy sofas from basements flooded with smelly sewage to…

Power Of Music

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Michael HarPaz and Shi 360 perform an uplifting song on YouTube.

Keri Guten Cohen Story Development Editor Music can be so inspirational. There is power in the lyrics, in the rhythm and in the delivery. Such music can lift the soul of a nation. That’s what Israeli musicians Michael HarPaz and Shi 360 had in mind when they collaborated on a video of HarPaz’s song, “Everything’s …
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Jewish Revival

Posted on August 13, 2014, 4:16 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . 1 Comment.


Orthodox families from around the country find Metro Detroit a welcome new home. David and Lisa Hoory with their children, Nina, 8, Ovadia, 7, and twins Jaclyn and Joseph, 3. When Matthew Williams, a doctoral candidate in education and Jewish studies at Stanford University, wanted to know the most affordable communities for a committed Jewish…

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