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When I heard that President Trump would be giving the keynote this Tuesday at the Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Day of Remembrance, I was both sickened and angered: sickened that he is…speaking, and angry that he was asked to do so. While every president since 1993 has delivered the National Day of Remembrance keynote, the idea of Donald Trump standing up there feels so disingenuous, it makes my stomach turn: as a Jewish woman—and as a mother of young kids growing up in this very divided… >> Read More
I’m at the library with my kids on a recent rainy Sunday, and like every time I’m in a library or book store, I’m completely overwhelmed–and thrilled–by the sea of books in front of me.…Strolling the aisles, I see books I’ve read, books I want to read, books I pick up and put down for later, books I want my kids to read, books I think my mom would love, and so on. Though I know it’d be impossible to read them all in a lifetime, I still have… >> Read More
I’ve been obsessed with "This Is Us" from the season premiere last fall, watching religiously every Tuesday with a box of Kleenex close at hand. A pleasant deviation from politics, "This is Us" has…become my favorite show. The characters are complex yet approachable. The storylines are always intriguing as they jump between past and present tenses, and the themes–marriage, love, loss, adoption, interracial families, weight and body image issues, fear of failure, fear of success are relatable themes. I was on a plane during the season finale, but… >> Read More
Grab a box of matzah, because Passover is right around the corner. To help get you in a Passover groove, we’ve put together some of the best ways to celebrate with the family in the metro Detroit…area. Need Seder plans? We’ve also included a list of community Seders held at area synagogues. And because you totally deserve a fun night out, we’ve listed two events just for grown-ups, so give your favorite babysitter a call. If you’re looking for some Passover food-spiration, check out these six Matzah Toppings from Around the World or… >> Read More
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PJ Library in Detroit is for families with children ages 6 months to 8 years who live in…Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, and Livingston counties. Sign up now! Questions? Ask Gail Greenberg, your local PJ Library coordinator. Gail plans fun events and activities for families in the Metro Detroit area. PJ Library in Detroit is program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, made possible through partnerships with The D. Dan and Betty Kahn Foundation, The… >> Read More