Category Archives: The Detroit Jewish News

Ann Arbor Golf Outing

Ann Arbor JCC’s Annual Golf Outing will honor Sue and Larry Adler. Join the Ann Arbor JCC for its eighth annual Golf Outing Fore the Kids on Monday, Aug. 14, at Polo Fields Ann Arbor, honoring Sue and Larry Adler, as it raises scholarship funds for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor’s camp, youth and early childhood programs. Read more » »

June Quick Hits

Brotherhood-Eddie Jacobson Bowlers Head to the Links The Brotherhood-Eddie Jacobson B’nai B’rith bowling league ends its season with a … golf outing. It’s the Mark Klinger Memorial outing, named for the person who founded it, and it’s held the same day as the league’s post-season banquet. Read more » »

JBAM Awards

Two judges were honored by the Jewish Bar Association of Michigan (JBAM) on May 22 at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. More than 150 guests celebrated Judge Marla Parker, who received the Avern Cohn Lifetime Achievement Award, and Judge Jamie Wittenberg, who was posthumously honored with the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Champion of Justice Award. Read more » »

Looking Back: Israeli Leaders in Detroit

And I wondered — did Israeli leaders visit Detroit? The short answer is yes, indeed. Many of them came to the Motor City, and often. As our readers know, the JN is celebrating 75 years of independence for modern Israel. One of the salient points of our coverage in recent issues has been the connections between Detroit and Israel. Read more » »

Summer Softball

Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League is back with one less division. The Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League is back for its 28th season with a new look. With the loss of the Temple Shir Shalom No. 1 team giving the weekly league 13 teams, there are now two instead of three divisions. Read more » »

Bowler’s World View

New International B’nai B’rith Bowling Association President Howard Waxer has plans to make the organization truly international. The International B’nai B’rith Bowling Association was founded in 1939 to coordinate B’nai B’rith bowling activities throughout the United States and Canada. Read more » »

Join the Club

The 65-year-old chiropractor from Waterford bowled the highest series of his life at a perfect time. There were eight bowlers on the two teams in the playoff championship match of the Brotherhood-Eddie Jacobson B’nai B’rith bowling league. Seven had previously won a playoff championship. Rick Woolman was the outlier. Not anymore. Read more » »

April Quick Hits

Aaron Radner’s 233 Average is Highest in League History. They’re headed down the stretch in the Brotherhood-Eddie Jacobson B’nai B’rith bowling league. The playoff championship is on the line. So are the championships of two other post-season tournaments that are open to all league bowlers. Read more » »

From Disappointment to Elation

One day after just missing his first 300 game, Bob Breitman achieves perfection on the lanes. Bob Breitman learned from his mistakes. And it resulted in him bowling his first perfect 300 game. Bowling Feb. 19 in the Sunday Morning Bowling Brothers league at Merri-Bowl Lanes in Livonia, Breitman rolled nine straight strikes to start a game. Read more » »

Greenberg Royalty

Roger Clemens, Adam Schefter and the late 44th District Court Judge Jamie Wittenberg are this year’s award winners. The award winners have been announced for the 32nd annual Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf, Tennis and Pickleball Invitational. Read more » »