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i. My name is Jennifer
Finer and I'm a staff
writer at The Jewish
News. Prior to officially coming
on board, I spent two summers
here as a intern.
Just over a year ago, I received
a bachelor's degree in journalism
after completing four years at
Michigan State University. In
college, I free-lanced and covered
the Lansing political scene for
papers around the state.
Here at the JN , I cover the
singles and young adults scenes
in "The Next Generation," our
new section for the 20-something
In addition, I cover politics,
the Jewish Community Center,
Jewish Family Service and Jew-
ish Vocational Service. I also
write "Politically Speaking," a
column about what's news in
And, if I had a choice, I'd cre-
ate a Billy Joel beat and seek out
stories in warm and exciting lo-
cations like Arizona and Cali-
I am a native Detroiter and a
graduate of West Bloomfield
High School. I enjoy mountain
biking, tennis, following profes-
sional sports like baseball (I
found a Jewish angle to opening
day at Tiger Stadium), hanging
out with friends, and — not to
dwell on it, but — listening to
I look forward to spending the
High Holidays with my grand-
parents, parents and younger sis-
ter. To all readers of The Jewish
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bers and senior citizens who live
near the Jewish Community
Campus in West Bloomfield.
Many of the congregants are"
Holocaust survivors. Memorial
prayers elicit recollections of strife
and lost loved ones.
"There's a considerable
amount of crying we hear during
our Yizkor services," Rabbi
Shapiro said. "The memo-
ries do come back. It's very
Religious services and
High Holiday dinners at the
Jewish Home for Aged and
Federation Apartments pro-
vide a community setting
"We need to involve the
elderly as much as possible
in our holiday celebrations,"
Rabbi Shapiro said.
Directors of the Jimmy
Prentis Morris Jewish Com-
munity Center in Oak Park
encourage senior citizens to
participate in services held
"We found that a number
of seniors did not have a
place to go for the holidays,"
said Leslee Magidson, adult
Eunice services director. "Holiday
Leopold and services (at JPM) give them
Edna Silk look a place."
In past years, JPM ser-
attracted more than
200 people, many from Jew-
ish Fta ration Apartments
igh Holidays, a time of have moved away and they have
family togetherness and outlived close friends and rela-
religious observance, also tives," she said.
To assuage the sorrow that
can bring loneliness and
painful memories for many Jew- sometimes accompanies the wel-
ish elderly living in metro Detroit. coming of the New Year, agencies
"Especially at these times, we of the Jewish Federation of Met-
see an increased number of re- ropolitan Detroit offer programs
quests for counseling," said Judy designed for senior citizens.
At Fleischman Residence and
Kotzen, supervisor in senior ser-
vices at Jewish Family Service.
"High Holidays, like anniver- Apartments, for exam-
saries and birthdays, are very sig- ple, Rabbi Avie Shapiro
nificant markers in people's lives. leads High Holiday ser-
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur vices. Residents of the
can be really difficult for some old- facility attend, along
er people when their children with some family mem-