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The Detroit Jewish News, 2012-10-04

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$2.00 OCT. 4-10 2012 / 18-24 TISHREI 5773
A JEWISH RENAISSANCE MEDIA PUBLICATION

theJEWISHNEWS.com

» Time To Celebrate Shaarey Zedek ends its 150th
anniversary with a community party. See page 14.

» To Life, To Health! Adat Shalom debuts L'Chaim, its
mind, body and spirit program. See page 16.

DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

metro

» Musical Adventure Vocalist-pianist Regina Spektor
brings her sweetly eclectic songs to town. See page 57.

Regina Spektor

» cover story

Boornerang

IS

When adult kids come
knocking, there are
ways to make living
at home workable.

Marielle Temkin I JN Intern

T

he first thing to keep in mind is
that ifs very easy for families to
slip back into old roles, but the
fact is that both parents and kids have
changed:' says Dr. Ruth Nemzoff, an
author who specializes in family relation-
ships. "Both parties need to realize that
they're both different people; they've all
grown and changed, and they need to talk
about the rules of the game"
The "game" Nemzoff refers to happens
when adult children move back home
after having been out of the house for a
while. For the Millennial generation, this
phenomenon has become more and more

common.
Colloquially referred to as "boomerang
kids;' Millennials who move back home
comprise 29 percent of 25- to 34-year-
olds surveyed in a Pew Research Center
(PRC) study of 2,048 total nationwide
participants.
In addition to the study, PRC analyzed
data from the 2010 census and came
to the conclusion that the number of
Americans living in multigenerational
family households is the highest it has
been since the 1950s. The Center cites
the recession and struggling economy as
reasons for this trend.

CONTINUED ON PAGE 8

72 Years Together

A marriage based on love and respect.

Sue Pearl I Special to the Jewish News

A

Covering and
Connecting
Jewish Detroit
Every Week

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aron and Millie Berg celebrated their 72nd anniversary
this past June. Aaron, 100, describes his wife as, "My
angel from heaven:
Millie, 90, has this advice: "If you want to be treated like a
queen, you need to treat your husband like a king!"
The Bergs believe that love and respect are very important in a
good marriage. "Before you get upset with each other, you need
to learn to cool it:' said Aaron, who always strives to have a good
attitude.
"Aaron always sees the positive side of things," said his wife.
"Even if it's cold and rainy outside, Aaron will tell me that it is -
going to be a great day"
CONTINUED ON PAGE 10

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