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Esther and Richard Zekman
May 1, 2015

A Perfect Match

Meet Doctors Esther and Rich Zekman; married 15 years, parents of three; always on call: Rich in Oncology; Esther in OB-GYN; a power team, working hard, playing hard, loving life in the D.

Liraz Cohen and Eviatar BaksisLiraz Cohen and Eviatar Baksis
April 1, 2015

Masters of Diplomacy

Meet Eviatar Baksis, 28, and Liraz Cohen, 27, Israeli emissaries to Hillel and sweethearts winning hearts in Jewish Detroit. Hillel Fellows building community on campus. Partners with Federation, doing Israel proud.

Eric Adelman
March 1, 2015

Change Agent

Meet Eric Adelman, 37, Executive Director (and big booster) of Kadima; Former Director, BBYO Michigan Region; Favors challenges and a little heat in the kitchen; Makes a fine chicken soup.

Shaindle Braunstein
February 1, 2015

High Tech, High Touch Exec

Meet Shaindle Braunstein, 41, Chief Administrative Officer and (former) Project Chessed Director at Jewish Family Service; past Director of Hermelin ORT Resource Center; highly caffeinated mom of four.

Leor Barak
January 1, 2015

Proud West Villager

Meet Leor Barak, 34, Detroit real estate attorney and business consultant. West Village homeowner. President of the Downtown Synagogue. Musician, songwriter, leader of the band, 7Layers. New owner of a pizza shop on Jefferson.

Connor Tukel
November 1, 2014

Wonderkid

Meet Connor Tukel, 17, academic whiz and biz-minded senior at Frankel Jewish Academy. Naturally caffeinated web designer and refreshingly cool guy running Detroit-based 313 Energy drink company with a charitable spin.

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