Shabbat Message for January 17

January 17, 2014 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

We lost a great Israeli warrior this week with the passing of Ariel Sharon at the age of 85. Many bid him farewell 8 years ago when he descended into a coma, but last week, his organs and body finally surrendered to his final resting state. Our homeland is indebted to his lifelong contribution to the survival of our beloved State of Israel. His last public appearance on Jan. 1, 2006 was with a group of young Jews from all over the world. At that meeting, he emphasized the importance of year-long Masa (journeys) in Israel. May his memory and spirit be a blessing unto our peoplehood and may tributes of young journeymen/women descend upon Eretz Israel for many years to come.

Wishing all of you a Sweet and Healthy Shabbat Shalom,

Lisa

print

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
jBaby
Jun
6

jbaby detroit! 5-week prenatal birthing class

Learn about labor, delivery, birthing techniques and newborn care — with a Jewish TWIST. The five week series is designed to help prepare expectant couples for labor and delivery and for life as new parents. It also serves as a great way for Jewish couples to meet each other before they have their babies. $136 includes all classes and materials.

Sign Up
Jul
14

Good Shabbos Detroit

Roll with NEXTGen Detroit and ChabaD for Good Shabbos Detroit, s’il vous plaît! Parlez-vous français? Nope, we don’t either. But did you know Detroit’s favorite Chabad Rabbi is from Nice, France? Oui, he is. So join NEXTGen Detroit and the Pinsons as we celebrate Shabbat with a French-inspired Friday night experience. This Summer Soirée Edition […]

Sign Up
Jul
21

Good Shabbos Detroit! JFamily Edition

Federation’s JFamily and NEXTGen Detroit are partnering with Congregation Shaarey Zedek for a joyful Tot Shabbat* to bring our community together for a unique Shabbat experience for families! *A Friday night Shabbat experience for families with children 0-6+ years old Join us for a family-friendly interactive service provided by CSZ, celebrating a kickoff to summer! […]

Sign Up
Aug
13

Pitch for Detroit

Sign Up