Community Connect

Bookstock Returns After 2-Year AbsenceRoz Blanck, Co-Chair of Bookstock, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the importance of Bookstock returning to metro Detroit after a 2-year hiatus, and how the experience of Bookstock is far greater than just buying books online.
Jewish Community Relations Council Connecting Metro Detroit's Diverse Communities Together Through ProgramsRabbi Asher Lopatin, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the Council's role in the Jewish community of Metro Detroit, and the programs it has established. 
High School Band Director Teaching the Next Generation of Musicians, Spreading Traditional Jewish Music across the CommunityAlan Posner, Director of Bands at Bloomfield Hills High School, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his love for music and his Jewish heritage, and how he hopes to impact the next generation of musicians in his classrooms. 
Archivist Brings Jewish History to Life with 'Out of the Box' Social Media SeriesLaura Gottlieb, Director of Cultural Resources at Temple Beth El, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how she took her job in the temple's archives and brought the stories within its pages to life through social media.
Chef Gary Mui of Alma Kitchen Uses Techniques from Chinese Heritage to Blend with Modern CuisineChef Gary Mui, Co-Owner of Alma Kitchen, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss his Chinese heritage and how it has helped him develop into the person and chef that he is today.
The Story and Journey of Chinese Immigrant Karen LimChinese Immigrant Karen Lim joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to tell her life story and journey from China to America, and what it was like to immigrate to the U.S. while not knowing anyone or speaking any English.