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Fall Fix Up

JFS Offers 2 Options for This Year’s Annual Fall Fix Up Event

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For everyone’s protection, Fall Fix Up will be an outdoor-only event and COVID precautions are being taken. Join Jewish Family Service’s 24th annual Fall Fix...
Liam and Alice Moser (left); Bailey Columbus and Josephine Frank (right)

Detroit’s Religious Schools Confront COVID

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Congregations adapt to the pandemic to ensure young people can grow and thrive Jewishly. Drive-in Havdalah. Programs in the park and on driveways. Teaching in...
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ASTROLOJEW Horoscopes for Chodesh Cheshvan 5781 / 2020 (18 October – 16 November 2020)

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Cheshvan 5781: Transforming "Mar" (Bitter) into "Ram" (Greatness) This year Chodesh Cheshvan will be both “Mar” in terms of bitterness and “Ram” in terms of...
Polling Location

Election Day Heroes: Poll Workers Persevere Despite COVID, Citing Safety Measures and Civic Duty

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Some individuals and elected officials from the local Jewish community are working hard to ensure that Election Day and the absentee ballot count go...
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden

Trump, Biden Are Surprise Guests At Beth Yehudah Event; Netanyahu Bows Out

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The virtual fundraiser for the Oak Park yeshiva also featured notable Michigan Democrats, prompting some controversy. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden...
Mari Manoogian

2020 Election Guide: Rep. Mari Manoogian

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Find all of our Election 2020 coverage and other candidate interviews here. More interviews will be added as the election draws closer. Mari Manoogian...
Julia Pulver

2020 Election Guide: Julia Pulver

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Find all of our Election 2020 coverage and other candidate interviews here. More interviews will be added as the election draws closer. Pulver discusses her...
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Guest Column: Communists, Authoritarians and Self-Interest

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A flood of misinformation and disinformation has fostered a surge of uncritical, one-dimensional thinking that has compromised our ability to discuss and debate constructively. Election...
Mike Hartma

Former Hockey Player, Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Inductee Talks About Being Resilient...

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Mike Hartman recently participated in a virtual Q&A, presented by the Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service of Palm Beach County, Fla. Former NHL...
Edward Meer

Remembering Edward Meer: A Philanthropist Who Touched Many Lives

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The Bloomfield Hills resident, who enhanced many lives with his philanthropy, kindness and integrity, died on Oct. 5, 2020, at age 95. Edward Meer was...
Adriana X. Jacobs and Alex Moshkin have organized an online event series that highlights the diversity of poetic voices from Israel/Palestine through the lens of translation.

Frankel Institute Event Series Highlights Diversity of Poetic Voices from Israel/Palestine

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Stranger Still: Translating Contemporary Poetry from Israel/Palestine series begins with an event on Oct. 22. Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies Fellows Adriana X. Jacobs...
97.1 The Ticket's Mike Stone

97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Stone Discusses New Radio Partner, Winning Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation’s...

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Mike Stone's radio partner and longtime close friend, Jamie Samuelsen, died of colon cancer on Aug. 1 at age 48. It’s been a busy few...
Close up of Star of David silhouette inside Jewish Synagogue

Michigan Board of Rabbis Revises Funeral and Simchat COVID-19 Policies

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Recommended crowd sizes have increased in the revised policy. The Michigan Board of Rabbis (MBOR) has revised their policies regarding funerals and simchahs based on...
Regina Weiss

2020 Election Guide: Regina Weiss

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Find all of our Election 2020 coverage and other candidate interviews here. More interviews will be added as the election draws closer. Weiss discusses her...
Samantha Steckloff

2020 Election Guide: Samantha Steckloff

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Find all of our Election 2020 coverage and other candidate interviews here. More interviews will be added as the election draws closer. Samantha Steckloff eyes...
Coverage of the Detroit Jewish News Foundation's inaugural event

Looking Back: Turning the Page

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After 34 years as JN publisher, Arthur Horwitz is now publisher emeritus, a well-deserved honor. As you likely know, it is a new era at...

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Friendship Circle Buys Dakota Bread Company From Retiring Owners

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Adults with special needs will staff the bakery, and the new owners are considering a challah membership program. Dakota Bread Company, a popular West Bloomfield...

Remembering Robert Canvasser, a Man Devoted to Judaism

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Robert Canvasser
Robert and his wife, Beverly, raised four children who married and gave them many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who to this day follow in the...

Borrowed Time: Chicago Hope

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Top of Marc's head and Marc with son Sammy
You can read more about Marc’s life, heroically recounted and humbly submitted, here each month. My brother-in-law Marc Rosenzweig was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin’s...

2020 Election Guide: John James and the Jews

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John James
Find all of our Election 2020 coverage and other candidate interviews here. More interviews will be added as the election draws closer. Click here...

Trump, Biden Are Surprise Guests At Beth Yehudah Event; Netanyahu Bows...

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President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden
The virtual fundraiser for the Oak Park yeshiva also featured notable Michigan Democrats, prompting some controversy. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden...

2020 Election Guide: Sen. Gary Peters

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Gary Peters
Find all of our Election 2020 coverage and other candidate interviews here. More interviews will be added as the election draws closer. Click here...