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Rummage Sale to support the Walk4Friendship and Friendship Circle of Michigan

Rummage Sale to support the Walk4Friendship and Friendship Circle of Michigan

August 28 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

On Sunday, August 28th, There is a rummage sale at the Meer Family Friendship Center in West Bloomfield (Friendship Circle Lifetown Building). The sale will be indoors so come out RAIN OR SHINE. We have skateboards, clothes, model plane kits, kitchen appliances, kitchenware, artwork, kids furniture, luggage, audio equipment, toys, seasonal decor, game consoles, educational …Continue reading

Michigan’s 1st Annual Jewish Food Festival

Michigan’s 1st Annual Jewish Food Festival

August 28 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hazon Detroit is proud to announce their first annual Jewish Food Festival taking place on August 28, 2016 from 1-4pm at the historic Eastern Market in Detroit! The Jewish Food Festival will provide a unique celebration engaging the local Jewish community. It is a day for area foodies, rabbis, restaurateurs, chefs, farmers, educators, entrepreneurs, vegans, …Continue reading

Light Up the Cabin Party Fundraiser at Frank Lloyd Wright Turkell House

Light Up the Cabin Party Fundraiser at Frank Lloyd Wright Turkell House

August 28 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Enjoy a summertime party in the beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright Turkel home and gardens to raise funds for People for Palmer Park’s ‘Light up the Cabin’ campaign. Funds raised will help restore the original stained-leaded glass windows from Senator & Mrs. Palmer’s 1880’s Historic Log Cabin, the only in the city of Detroit. Enjoy wine, …Continue reading

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Drop in Mah Jong

Drop in Mah Jong

August 31 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

everyone's welcome to play at drop in Mah Jong at Cong. Beth Shalom, Oak Park every Wednesday Afternoon at 12:30 P.M. Beginners welcome $2.00 info : 248-547-7970

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Food Justice: Opportunities and Challenges

Food Justice: Opportunities and Challenges

September 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Spend the evening with Malik Yakini while he discusses the work of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN) including the Detroit People's Food Co-op. He will also address the potential and challenges of the movement to build food justice and food sovereignty in the city of Detroit. Malik Kenyatta Yakini is a founder …Continue reading

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2nd Annual Designer Jewelry & wearable art event benifiting Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network

2nd Annual Designer Jewelry & wearable art event benifiting Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network

September 8 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Art show featuring local Jewish artists in the home of Linda Golden with a portion of the proceeds going to The Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network.

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Detroit Historic Home Tour

Detroit Historic Home Tour

September 11 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

On your tour of six historic homes built in the 1920s, you'll see original hardwood floors, stained glass windows, pewabic tile, twin staircases, crystal chandeliers, imposing fireplaces, and more. There will also be gardens to see and an art show and sale. The neighborhood is the University District of Detroit, right off the former Avenue …Continue reading

A Sunday @ the Center

A Sunday @ the Center

September 11 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

These drop-In workshops are designed for people with busy lives who want a taste of the authentic art-making process. Each month, you can complete a Sunday drop-in project in 30 minutes or so. Everything is family-friendly but the sessions are NOT JUST FOR KIDS! $5 per person, includes all materials September 11 Design miniature boxes …Continue reading

Growing Up Jewish in Apartheid South Africa

Growing Up Jewish in Apartheid South Africa

September 11 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dr. Jack Soble, Dean of the Wayne State University Medical School, will present a talk on his personal experiences growing up Jewish in South Africa. The program will be co-sponsored by The Active Adult Program(TAP) of the Jewish Community Center and the Sholem Aleichem Institute and will be at the JCC in West Bloomfield. The …Continue reading

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September Lunch and Learn, “In the Consummate Country of Concern and Consternation”: The Political Use of the Holocaust in German Intervention Debates in the 1990s

September Lunch and Learn, “In the Consummate Country of Concern and Consternation”: The Political Use of the Holocaust in German Intervention Debates in the 1990s

September 12 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us at the Downtown Synagogue for our monthly Lunch and Learn with Dr. Andrew Port, co-sponsored by Cohn-Haddow. Port’s talk explores the ways in which Germans have responded to acts of state-sponsored mass murder that have taken place elsewhere in the world since 1945, concentrating primarily on German reactions to the genocides that …Continue reading

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Seniors @ the Center

Seniors @ the Center

September 13 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop-In Art Workshops / Studio 1 @ The BBAC 2nd Tuesdays, 10am-Noon $10 per person includes all materials. Join us once a month on the second Tuesday (Sept.-June) for drop-in workshops featuring art projects that entertain & educate. All materials are provided, and you can expect to complete a project in about 45 minutes. Participants …Continue reading

Frankel Center Tuesday Talk – Jacqueline Osherow

Frankel Center Tuesday Talk – Jacqueline Osherow

September 13 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

"A Reading of Jewish Poems: Alhambra, Eremitaggio, the Krishna Temple" Professor Jacqueline Osherow intends to read from her newest work, in which she attempts to engage -- after more than thirty years of writing many poems with Jewish preoccupations-- with elements from other religions. With the help of anything from architecture to chant to chance …Continue reading

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Frankel Center Tuesday Talk – Yael Zerubavel

Frankel Center Tuesday Talk – Yael Zerubavel

September 20 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

"The 'Return to the Bible' and the Performance of the Past in Israeli Culture" Yael Zerubavel, Rutgers University The lecture explores the role of the Hebrew Bible in Israeli culture and its transformation over time. Hebrew culture developed multiple texts and practices that underscored the national significance of the Bible as one of its foundations. …Continue reading

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Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence exhibit at the Michigan Science Center

Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence exhibit at the Michigan Science Center

September 24 @ 8:10 AM - 3:00 PM

September 24, 2016 - January 15, 2017! (Wednesdays - Fridays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sundays noon - 6 p.m. Visit www.Mi-Sci.org for more information Discover the extraordinary diversity of organisms that produce light, and explore how and why they glow! Scientists are just beginning to uncover the secrets …Continue reading

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Gen S: Where Social Meets Service

Gen S: Where Social Meets Service

September 25 @ 10:00 AM - 11:25 AM

Join us for the launch of the Downtown Synagogue's own Gen S. We will be meeting at the synagogue to make sandwiches that will be donated to the NOAH Project, an organization which seeks to empower low income and homeless Detroiters to achieve stability by serving as the first step on the journey to self …Continue reading

Wiesenthal

Wiesenthal

September 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Filled with hope, humanity and humor, this is the riveting true story of Simon Wiesenthal – called “the Jewish James Bond,” who devoted his life to bringing more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals to justice. Intelligent, funny, flawed and noble, Wiesenthal was a universal hero. His unbelievable dedication and tenacity over decades is honored in …Continue reading

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Frankel Center Ann Arbor Padnos Lecture – Jack Jacobs

Frankel Center Ann Arbor Padnos Lecture – Jack Jacobs

September 27 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Ann Arbor Padnos Lecture: "The Frankfurt School on Israel" Jack Jacobs, Louis & Helen Padnos Visiting Professor in Judaic Studies, City University of New York Image courtesy of YIVO Institute for Jewish Research In the decades following Israel's establishment, variations appeared in the attitudes of key members of the Frankfurt School -- figures like Max …Continue reading

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Pollock (feature film with Ed Harris)

Pollock (feature film with Ed Harris)

September 28 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tickets start at $13. Series discounts are available by calling 248.661.1900 Jackson Pollock’s life was filled with drama, from his years of Jungian psychotherapy to his marriage to fellow artist Lee Krasner, who played a critical role in his legacy. “Pollock” stars Ed Harris and Marcia Gay Harden in electrifying performances.

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Artist Talk: Elizabeth Youngblood

Artist Talk: Elizabeth Youngblood

September 29 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

On Thurs, Sept 29, 6:30-7:30pm, Elizabeth Youngblood discusses her varied artwork, her career, & her return to Detroit. Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center 1516 S. Cranbrook Rd Birmingham, MI 48009 www.bbartcenter.org info@bbartcenter.org

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Harvest Fest at fleurdetroit

Harvest Fest at fleurdetroit

October 1 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us in celebrating the change of season! The Bloomfield Hills Design Campus will be an autumn celebration filled with unique gourds, killer plants, and family-friendly activities. Bring the kids to meet and take a picture with mini horses, goats, and a potbellied pig from Day Dreams Farm Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation while you enjoy …Continue reading

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