Week 2: Now’s the Time To Start!

January 16, 2014 | Gail Greenberg

This week’s theme…

Lo Alecah Hamlacha Ligmor (or Now’s the Time To Start!)

Rabbi Tarfon Says: It is not your responsibility to complete the task,

but neither are you free to desist from it (Pirkei Avot 2:21).

Hyphenated Words to Live By

It’s time to create your own Tikkun Olam Business Card. If you could give yourself any Mitzvah Title in the world, what would it be? Learn more here!

Hyphenated Words

The Starfish Story… or “I helped that one!”

The starfish story shares the importance of doing you part… even if others don’t understand why. Many of us have heard the story, others have not. But do you know how it relates to being Jewish? Check it out!

Starfish Story

Love Music?

We all must stand up and help… Here are songs that remind us to start the action, be brave, and roar!

Kol B’Seder Lo Alecha Hamlacha Ligmor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04-tMMe4lrw

Sarah Bareilles Brave: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUQsqBqxoR4

Katy Perry Roar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CevxZvSJLk8

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Feb
20

Kind of a Big Dill – FIRST Detroit Nosh:pitality

OneTable and NEXTGen Detroit are relishing this moment in Detroit and presenting an event aimed at teaching the history, benefits and processes to make all things pickled. OneTable’s own Chef Sara Fatell, National Community Manager, is teaching the master class on both lacto-fermented and vinegar fermented foods and their place in Judaism, as well as […]

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Feb
22

NEXTGen Detroit Couples Glass Blowing (Sold Out)

Did Valentine’s Day blow? Fear not, we’ve got a redo date that’s sure to blow your partner’s mind! Join NEXTGen Detroit Couples at Juice Box Studio in Detroit for an artsy-fartsy date night first — glass blowing! You and your main squeeze can each make your own paperweight with an expert glass blower while enjoying […]

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Feb
25

NEXTGen Detroit Pride Presents Drag Queen BINGO

With Purim just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to dress up and be fabulous — so NEXTGen Detroit Pride is getting in the spirit with Drag Queen BINGO! First we’re brunching, then we’re breaking out our lucky charms and playing BINGO with some seriously glamorous pros. Come one come all, including allies! BINGO […]

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Feb
27

TOV Read Detroit

Part I: Read Detroit Night! Tuesday, February 27th | 7:30pm at a Private Home in Huntington Woods Prior to our day at Bagley Elementary School, join us for: An intimate learning discussion about our community’s literacy gap. Critical conversation about what we can do to help bridge this divide. Please bring three new books to […]

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