A Disturbing Trend
ADL report shows Michigan ranked high in white supremacist propaganda distribution in 2022.
Faces & Places: Community Purim Fun
The family-friendly, community-wide Purim celebration at Adat Shalom Synagogue on March 6, from the family Dr. Seuss-shan Shpiel to the Purim Carnival, and on through the service and Megillah reading, brought together people of all of ages.
Caregiving for Dementia Patients
JFS program empowers those with early- to moderate-stage dementia and families.
Progressive Politics and Antisemitism. At a Crossroads?
Rabbi Aaron Starr of Congregation Shaarey Zedek will moderate the conversation. One of Starr’s burning questions is identifying the line between woke (ideology) being a positive battle against fascism and woke ideology being a problem.
Faces & Places: Purim Joy in JARC Homes
Members of JARC’s Board of Directors, along with community volunteers, visited JARC homes on March 6 and 7 to deliver 80 care packages of food and small gifts for the people JARC serves in celebration of Purim
In wake of assembly incident, Bloomfield Hills Schools officials pledge “to do better.”
A Word of Torah: Making Space
With this week’s double parshah, with its long account of the construction of the sanctuary — one of the longest narratives in the Torah, taking a full 13 chapters — comes to a magnificent climax:
Faces & Places: Making A Signature Impact
More than 600 women gathered for Federation Women’s Philanthropy Signature Event featuring actor Jennifer Grey from the movie Dirty Dancing on Feb. 13 at Congregation Shaarey Zedek.
Looking Back: ‘Lives of Our Times’
“Lives of Our Times” debuted in the March 21, 1947, issue of the JN. It remained a weekly feature from 1947-1949 and was republished five times afterward in 1953, 1970 and 1973.
Purely Commentary: A Rabbi’s Guide to Extreme Metal
I have the range of facial expressions of a cat, which does not correspond with the cliché of the headbanging metal fan wearing a heavily patched denim jacket with the sleeves cut off and a permanent sneer.
Roger Clemens, Adam Schefter and the late 44th District Court Judge Jamie Wittenberg are this year’s award winners.
Purely Commentary: Ameinu Detroit’s Position on Israel’s Current Government
After dragging Israelis to the polls five times over a four-year span, one of Netanyahu’s policy goals may be to avoid prosecution. He has shown he will stop at nothing.
Faces & Places: Celebrating Black History Month
JCRC/AJC and the Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity celebrated Black History Month last month at the Detroit Historical Museum.
Purely Commentary: A History of Mel Brooks as a ‘Disobedient Jew’
Jeremy Dauber subtitles his new biography of Mel Brooks Disobedient Jew. It’s a phrase that captures two indivisible aspects of the 96-year-old director, actor, producer and songwriter.