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Israeli TV celebrities like Michael Aloni of Shtisel, center, and Luna Mansour of Fauda, right, star in 'The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem. '

Netflix Releases Israeli Period Drama ‘Beauty Queen of Jerusalem’

The show follows the lives of the Armozas, a Sephardic family living in early to mid 20th century Jerusalem.
“The ZingTrain was a fun and informative event, giving us food for thought on finding new ways to create and achieve our goals,” said Emily Slabotsky, NEXTWork co-chair.

NEXTWork’s Successful Vision

On Sunday, May 1, NEXTWork hosted a professional workshop event with and ZingTrain.
Neil Lane opens up about his Jewish upbringing, the Jewish icons he’s designed for, and why designing ketubahs is in his DNA.

Neil Lane, the Official Jeweler of ‘The Bachelor,’ is Designing Luxury Ketubahs

“I'm doing exactly what God wanted me to do,” said the Brooklyn-born jeweler to the stars.
Rabbi Hebert Yoskowitz

Rabbi Herbert Yoskowitz Enjoys a Second Career Teaching Medical Students About Bioethics

Jewish Bioethics regularly changes as it covers current health issues, such as treatment allotments during COVID.
Cantor Michael Smolash, Rabbi Marla Hornsten and Noa Tishby

Israeli Envoy Noa Tishby Shares Story of Defending Her Homeland with Temple Israel

An initial salvo was unleashed on May 16 at an outdoor presentation by Noa Tishby, a strident and engaging Israeli-born actor, producer, writer and passionate defender of her homeland.
Folks can use The Porch as a place to get together and schmooze.

The Porch at “The J” is a Place to Connect

The Porch is a great place to meet up with friends and chill.

An Israeli Mom, A Palestinian Mom — and the Village That Could Be

Outside the hospital, tensions were high, but inside that nursing room, there was only compassion, gentleness and peace.
Ernst Hanfstaengl; Robinson Hall, Harvard University

Harvard, BDS and the Nazis

The editors of Harvard’s student newspaper have just urged a boycott of the Jewish state and praised a campus group that has celebrated a murderer of Jewish college students.
Excel fellows in finance careers. Gordon is in the top row, second to left.

Metro Detroiter Attends Summit with Emerging Global Jewish Business Leaders

More than 300 Birthright Israel Excel Fellows from North America and around the world gathered in New York City from April 1-3 for the Excelerate22 Summit.
Amira with daughters Alma and Michal

Hillel’s Director of Judaic Studies Shares Her Passion for Being Jewish

Through teaching Judaism, Amira Soleimani believes youth also connect with their deeper souls, especially when the topic of God is explored with confidence and intent.
Anita Norich (left) and Fear and Other Stories cover (right).

Rescued Yiddish Stories: A Review of ‘Fear and Other Stories’ by Chana Blankshteyn, Translated...

In these stories, we meet a variety of Jews and non-Jews in modern Europe.
By reaching out, Jewish ex-NFL star Julian Endelman made an ally out of a potential antisemite.

Student’s Corner: New ADL Report has Antisemitism on the Rise

As generations become further detached from the survivors of the Holocaust it is crucial that we continue to share stories.

Looking Back: ‘The UP’s Jewish Soul’

For more than 100 years, Jews have lived in the UP.
Dmitriy Salita

Salita Promotions Packs a Punch

Salita Promotions’ next Detroit Brawl card May 26 in the Lincoln Ballroom of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn is headed by an intriguing heavyweight main event.
Hand-made tichels

Meet Detroit’s Youngest Tichel-Maker

Sofia, who prefers to be known by her Hebrew name, grew up in Detroit, Hamtramck and Warren, knowing very little about her Jewish roots.
Chain Breaking

A Word of Torah: Evolution or Revolution?

There is no greatness in programming a million computers to obey instructions. God’s greatness is taking the risk of creating a being, humans, capable of choice and responsibility and, therefore, of freely obeying God.