his sixth edition of the JN SourceBook would not have
been possible without the efforts of Listings Editor
Gina Horwitz and Art Director Deborah Schultz.
Thank you for your dedication to this project.
Special thanks also go to Illana Greenberg, Alan Hitsky,
Arthur Horwitz, Bobbi Charnas and Jim Ritz, who all gave valu-
able input. And to Adam Horwitz for spending
part of his summer vacation counting ballots for
the Readers' Choice Awards.
Freelance writers Ronelle Grier and Esther
Tschirhart did an excellent job rounding up
facts and quotes about our award winners. And
freelance writer Debra Darvick provided a
thoughtful essay to go with our first-time listing
of life-cycle events for the Jewish community.
Ronelle, with some help from freelancer
Don Cohen, offers interesting glimpses at
neighborhoods where we live, with compelling
photographs by JN photographer Angie Baan.
Appreciation also goes to the JN account executives, headed
by N'Ieg Lyczak and David Neill, and to designers Anne Lada,
Kelli Johnson, Cathy Ciccone, Alex Lumelsky and Todd Skiba.
Finally, here's a huge thanks to the many readers who partic-
ipated in SourceBook's second annual Readers' Choice Awards.
We nearly doubled our ballots, and we couldn't have done it
Sloan, 10, of West
matzah ball soup
at Steve's Deli.
Keri Guten Cohen
So urceBook Editor
READERS' CHOICE AWARDS
DETROIT JEWISH HISTORY
69 Adult Education
70 Art and Judaica
72 Banquet Halls
72 Birth and Adoption
75 Community Services & Public
Beyond Metro Detroit
Secular & Humanistic
Counseling & Support
Family & Parenting Programs
Health & Healing
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