Every year, the American Association for Cancer Research selects one American researcher to recognize for their work which has contributed a new or significant impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of breast cancer. This prestigious award highlights the most pivotal and game-changing research in the field. This year our very own Celina … Continue reading JCS Member Celina Kleer, MD, Honored by AACR, Makes History in Cancer Research
Author and new JCS member, Lauren Ranalli, shares an interfaith cultural experience with many of our members. After her oldest son (now a JCS student) was born she searched for Hanukkah books "but I couldn't find any stories that resonated with our family's own cultural experience. So I decided to write my own." Lauren's first … Continue reading The Great Latke Cook Off
Sunday, our preschoolers had fun at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens. They learned about the different seasons and how to name them in Hebrew. The students also learned how to take good care of nature and the importance of reusing things and giving them a new purpose. At the end of the visit, students went outside and collected … Continue reading Preschoolers’ Trip to Matthaei
An opportunity to regift, reuse, or repurpose The JCS Hanukkah celebration will be held December 15, 10:30–12PM. Once again we will be having a Hanukkah bazaar. We are looking for gently used items—scarves, ties, chachkas, plants, jewelry, mugs, games, books, etc.—for the students to purchase at the bazaar (gifts are for family and friends). Please donate all … Continue reading Preparing for the Hanukkah Party
Come join the JCS, community members, and our Sunday School students for a festival celebration with activities, latkes, and song. Hanukkah festivities take place 10:30–12 on Sunday, December 15, at the Jewish Community Center of Ann Arbor.
It will soon be time to unpack your menorahs and bring them to the JCS! Join us for our annual First Friday Family Menorah Lighting, December 6th. Following our family-friendly Shabbat observance children will gather to light menorahs. Families are encouraged to bring a menorah—or two!—from home, along with candles.This First Friday is also going … Continue reading First Friday Shabbat, Potluck, and Menorah Lighting
Help us plan for the new year! You can register on the JCS website whether you plan to mail in a check, set up an installment plan, or pay online. Thank you!