Category: Jewish News

Posted on: September 14, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

When Do We Partner? When Do We Not?

Rabbi Asher Lopatin reflects on his experience at the Take on Hate rally and how he made the decision to partner with other organizations. By Rabbi Asher Lopatin A week ago, I led a prayer at a rally against hate organized by Rep. Debbie Dingell and co-sponsored by many anti-hate, …

Posted on: September 13, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

This Week’s Torah Portion: A Basic Conflict

Parshat Ki Tetze: Deuteronomy 21:16-25:19; Isaiah 54:1-10. By Rabbi Aaron Bergman The comedian Jay Mohr said that the key to his marriage is not that he and his wife like the same things, but rather that they hate the same things. Their mutual loathing of other things brings them closer …

Posted on: September 12, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Special Delivery From the Grants

West Bloomfield natives, Adam Grant and Allison Sweet Grant, deliver their new children’s book which focuses on the gift of giving. Both powerhouses in their own rights, West Bloomfield natives Adam and Allison Sweet Grant have collaborated once again, this time to write a children’s book focused on the importance …

Posted on: September 12, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

SmileDirectClub Founders Set to Become Billionaires

SmileDirect Club founders and Detroit natives Jordan Katzman and Alex Fenkell could soon become some of the world’s youngest billionaires. The teeth-alignment company SmileDirectClub (SDC) has faced some backlash from the dental industry, yet its 30-year-old founders could soon become billionaires as their company hits the stock market this month. …

Posted on: September 11, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

American Coney Island Classic

Detroit can boast about a true original — an American Coney Island franchise passed down over generations with over 100 years of history. Photos courtesy of American Coney Island How could he know that when bringing his brother here from Greece, he was planting the seed for someone who would …

Posted on: September 10, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Sisters Receive Uncle’s Long-Lost Diary from WWII

Thanks to researcher David Huntley, local sisters receive heroic uncle’s diary who perished in World War II. Photography by Glenn Triest Sisters Janice Morgan of Birmingham and Andrea Kempner Blake of Oak Park believe in miracles and the kindness of strangers. Blake received a mysterious phone call in March from …

Posted on: September 9, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

NOSH News in the “D”

Don’t miss out on the “Taste of Southfield” and a new dining experience coming soon at the RenCen. Featured photo courtesy of PublicCity PR Taste of Southfield The Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 16th annual “Taste of Southfield” (TOS) event on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 5-8 p.m. …

Posted on: September 9, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Bubbie’s Kitchen: Valerie’s Famous Rugelach

The JN’s first episode of Bubbie’s Kitchen features Bubbie Valerie showing host Joshua Goldberg how to make her famous rugelach! Sponsored by Johnny Pomodoro’s Fresh Market Produced by Allison Jacobs, Detroit Jewish News Digital Editor Photography and videography by Derrick Martinez Starring Joshua Goldberg and Valerie Indenbaum     Welcome …

Posted on: September 6, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

It Started From One Shabbat

Marilynn Yarbough details her one Shabbat experience that allowed her to reunite with a part of her family that she never knew existed. By Marilynn Yarbough It was Sept. 20, 2016, and I was sitting in a lecture at Partners in Torah in Detroit alongside my cousin. As South African …

Posted on: September 6, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Frankel Institute in Ann Arbor Celebrates Yiddish

The Frankel Institute in Ann Arbor plans a series of different events that explore the Yiddish language and culture. As part of its theme year on “Yiddish Matters,” the Frankel Institute in Ann Arbor is presenting a series of events that will explore different facets of the history and culture …