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March 13, 2014 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2014-03-13

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$2.00 MARCH 13-20, 2014 / 11-17 ADAR II 5774

theJEWISHNEWS.com

A JEWISH RENAISSANCE MEDIA PUBLICATION

Vital Support End-of-life education donors help
annual conference continue in perpetuity. See page 16.

NEXTGen Traveler Downtown Detroiter with no
city limits travels the world. See page 50.

DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

> Civil War To Civil Rights Oscar-winning movie
spurs images of black-Jewish growth. See page 45.

Donors and friends: Miriam and Jack Shenkman
and Alvin and Henrietta Weisberg.

metro

Race To
The Capitol

New generation of Jewish
Democrats steps up to the plate.

Harry Kirsbaum I Contributing Writer

Si st erli

Friendship Circle's
retreat creates lasting
bonds for moms who
have children with
special needs.

Ronelle Grier

Contributing Writer

Ryan Fishman

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Moms shared a
weekend filled with
laughter, tears, great
meals, meaningful
conversation and
pampering.

came for a massage and a few days away from the daily grind of
motherhood and life in general. I left with 20 new sisters and a
renewed spirit.
The Friendship Circle Moms Spa Retreat, which took place Feb.
28-March 2, was unlike anything I expected or imagined.
For 48 hours, we laughed until tears ran down our faces and our sides
hurt. We ate gourmet meals at tables that could grace a magazine cover.
We shared stories about our kids. We cried. We played charades. We sang
like children. We danced like teenagers.

Jeremy Moss

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hey are young, Jewish and willing to serve their com-
munity. They have returned to their hometowns, or
never left, because they feel they can make a differ-
ence. If they make it through the primary on Aug. 5 and are
elected on Nov. 4, they will represent a new generation of Jewish
Democratic leadership in Lansing.
Two are first-time candidates, but they all have the drive the
determination and the leadership ability to hit the ground run-
ning on their first day in office.

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