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One More Bow for Five Performing Seniors

For most FJA seniors, graduation is in June. For five members of the Class of 2016, the curtain lowers, literally, when the Spring Show Leaving Iowa stages its final performance in April. When that happens, Jacob Buchman, Jonah Erlich, Emily Miller, Ben Sider and Eli Sider will take their final bows as veterans of the […]

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FJA Art Is More Than a Wall Decoration at Children’s Hospital

Driving east on Big Beaver in Troy takes you past buildings of all shapes and sizes, but one really catches your eye, and imagination. The DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan comes into view right after you pass underneath I-75. Its bright exterior colors are atypical for a hospital, but perfect for its purpose which is […]

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FJA Students Attend the Detroit Symphony for a Special Concert

On Wednesday, January 13, six FJA students, Jacob Buchman, Chava and Aviva Levi, Rebecca and Alexis Potoff and Nicole Kahan attended the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to hear a special rehearsal of a world premiere concerto by Arab American composer Mohammed Fairouz, performed by Israeli-born cellist and contemporary artist Maya Beiser. The students were then invited […]

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They Came Bearing Gifts

The Advanced Painting and Drawing class, under the instruction of Dr. Michelle Sider, created beautiful hand-painted keepsake boxes they presented to eight residents at Fleischman Residence this month. The boxes were the culmination of a class project this past semester. Sophomore students Leah Berman, Kalie Fishman,¬†Emma Jacobson, Lindsey Potoff, Adina Shecter, and Molly Yarbrough, and […]

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