Bennett Elementary School

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

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

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

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.

Todd Parr

We Are Thankful For…

Mac ‘n’ Cheese, PJ Library and Whimsical Children’s Author Todd Parr

Shalom Street

It’s Your Torah to Explore

In the beginning there was the idea, and then came the panels and two-by-fours, paintings, fabrics and toys, bright and colorful displays of all kinds to build excitement and lo and behold, there was an exhibit. Starting Sunday, October 18, 2015, “It’s Your Torah to Explore.”

Michael Daitch

Master Weaver: At Home on the Loom

“I can teach anyone to weave.” And so begins a brief tutorial with Michael Daitch, master weaver, Judaic artist and educator.

Back to School, Breaking Ground

It’s a great time to be at Akiva. For students, teachers, parents, alike, the upcoming year promises to be transformational on every level.

Rise of the JE-dI

Rise of the “JEd-I”

What does it mean to support 21st Century Jewish education today? To address the question, Jewish Federation has established a new funding and allocation structure – called “JEd-I” (Jewish Education and Identity).