Education

Steve Freedman-5497
July 4, 2016

A Moving Day at Hillel

Two Schools in Need Get Furniture Donation

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June 1, 2016

Battling the Hydra-Headed BDS Beast

My first anti-BDS battle took place at the 2007 annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, the 35,000-member organization for literature and foreign language teachers. There already had been anti-Israel divestment resolutions at Berkeley, Harvard, MIT and a few other schools, but this was the first major drive at a national faculty association.We debated the […]

Bennett Elementary School
May 1, 2016

Taking Stock of Bookstock

Feeding the community’s need to read while raising funds for literacy programs to benefit thousands of school children and adults alike, Bookstock – metro Detroit’s Biggest & Best Used Book Sale – returns to Laurel Park in Livonia, Sunday, May 15, to Sunday, May 22.

Kveller with Mikki Frank and Lisa Soble Siegmann
January 4, 2016

Jewish Moms (and Dads) Online

If you have yet to discover the joys of Jewish parenthood on the national website Kveller, you will. With the first questions that pop into your mind on those sleep-deprived nights with your new baby, you might find yourself clicking on Kveller for a little humor, a little advice and some assurance that you're not alone.

Hazon
November 30, 2015

Why Hazon, Why Now?

As all nonprofits grow by the grace and trust of many, Hazon – a uniquely Jewish eco-conscious community – is starting to take root in Detroit.

Nati Faber
November 30, 2015

Honored Student: Defining Young Leadership

His teachers describe him as an exemplary student, a natural leader, a consensus builder and a role model. His favorite subjects in school? Biology, Calculus and Talmud. This is Nathaniel Faber – “Nati” as his friends and family call him – a senior at Akiva and the recipient of the 2015 David Hermelin Scholarship Award.

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