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March 2017

JHSM Insiders’ Tour: Detroit Historical Society Warehouse & Historic Fort Wayne

March 31 @ 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Historic Fort Wayne,
6325 W Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48209
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Step back in time with JHSM as we explore the Detroit Historical Society’s Collections Resource Center and the grounds of Historic Fort Wayne. Guests will be treated to the rare opportunity to tour this artifact storage facility that houses more than 250,000 objects ranging from Native American moccasins, to Hudson’s and Winklemen’s shoe boxes, antique toys and wagons, to large paintings, and one-of-a-kind automobiles.On our tour of the Fort Wayne grounds, we will pass Officer’s Row, visit the Commander’s House…

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April 2017

Jewish Heritage Day at Comerica Park

April 30 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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"Take me out to the ballgame..."Spend a day at Comerica Park with fellow Jewish Historical Society of Michigan fans and friends. Your ticket purchase includes a donation to JHSM and to Tamarack Camps, two of Michigan's Jewish institutions dedicated to Jewish education and to strengthening Jewish identity. Click on the image and you will be connected to the Detroit Tigers' ticket purchase website. 

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May 2017

Writing Memoir: A 4-Week Workshop on How to Make Your Personal Stories Come Alive

May 1 @ 7:00 PM - May 22 @ 9:00 PM
Congregation Shaarey Zedek,
27375 Bell Road
Southfield , MI 48034 Select a Country:
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Autobiography tells the story of a life.Memoir tells a story from that life.Our personal stories are important. History is, after all, about people, how they lived and what mattered to them. Personal stories bring history to life. The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan is pleased to offer a 4-week workshop on writing Short Memoir. Facilitated by Joy Gaines-Friedler, the workshop will explore the genre of memoir; and, through writing exercises and practice, participants will discover how to know what to…

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58th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of Michigan and Presentation of the Leonard N. Simons History Award

May 10 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Temple Kol Ami,
5085 Walnut Lake Rd.
West Bloomfield, MI 48323

The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan is pleased to announce Aimee Ergas has been selected as the 2017 Leonard N. Simons History Award honoree. Ms. Ergas will be honored at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Historical Society on Wednesday, May 1o, 2017.Wednesday, May 10, 20177:30 p.m.$40 per person, Dessert Reception to followTemple Kol Ami5085 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48323JHSM is also pleased to honor Stanley Meretsky, Leonard N. Simons Lifetime Achievement Award & Margery Jablin, JHSM Volunteer…

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June 2017

Clover Hill Cemetery Park Anniversary Tour

June 18 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clover Hill Park Cemetery,
2425 East Fourteen Mile Road   
Birmingham, MI 48009
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At 100 years-old, Clover Hill Park Cemetery, a lush 60-acre park, is the final resting place for more than three generations of Detroit’s Jewish families, religious and community leaders. Join JHSM, Congregation Shaarey Zedek and Clover Hill Park Cemetery for a morning at the cemetery learning about the mausoleums, historic sections and family plots that make this such an important historic place for our community. Docents will be stationed throughout the cemetery.This is a walking tour. Please come dressed for…

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