Senior Life Archives - My Jewish Detroit

Jo Pittman
July 1, 2015

Fiddler in the House

What started as a Mitzvah Project is now a little “concert circuit,” for a young violist playing for the residents of the Prentis Jewish Apartments in Oak Park and at Trowbridge in Southfield.

Irene Schumer, Oldest Melton Grad
June 1, 2015

Lifelong Learner

Avid student of history, Irene Schumer, graduates from the Melton course with daughter, Sharon Schwartz.

Michael Eisinger
June 1, 2015

JFS Steps Up Services to Holocaust Survivors

As Holocaust survivors age, their experiences and their needs could fade to the periphery of the community’s consciousness without deliberate outreach and support from caring individuals and organizations.

Kosher to Go
March 1, 2015

Kosher to Go from Jewish Senior Life

Got a party or meeting to cater? An occasion for a cookie tray? Or just a yen for a delicious meal as close as it gets to home cooking – without cooking at home?

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.

Daniel Kohn
December 1, 2014

Shabbat on the Spot

In the season of thanks and holiday cheer, it’s all too easy to take the blessings of family for granted. For single-parent families in particular, even the simplest joy of sharing a traditional Shabbat dinner can present a challenge.

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