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Young Jews Making Moves: Will Bloomberg

Will Bloomberg of Farmington Hills is committed to strengthening his community through his devotion to sports. Photos courtesy of Will Bloomberg Will Bloomberg, a high school...

Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity Rechartered at Wayne State

Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) Fraternity will be rechartered and become an official chapter at Wayne State University on November 24. Photos courtesy of Hillel Metro...

Chella Bluth Organizes Sustainable Living Fashion Show

Hillel leader Chella Bluth coordinated a sustainable living fashion show at Wayne State University to raise awareness on how textiles affect the climate crisis. By...

Israel Attacks Dozens of Military Targets in Syria

In response to rockets fired from Syria at northern Israel, Israeli fighter jets attacked military targets in Syria. By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli fighter...

U-M Hillel’s Active Role in Saving the Planet

University of Michigan Hillel's Sustainability Committee works to mitigate climate change and encourages students to take action. Featured photo courtesy of U-M Hillel By Elana Weberman,...

Mike Berean Sets World Record for Burpees

Co-owner of Krav Maga Great Lakes Mike Berean set a world record with 5,010 burpees in a 12-hour period. Featured photo courtesy of Melissa Abfalter A...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Moving Forward

Parshat Chaye Sara: Genesis 23:1-25:18; I Kings 1:1-31 By Rabbi Amy B. Bigman This week’s portion begins with the death of Sarah. It teaches us about...

It’s Time for the JN Chanukah Art Contest!

Attention all budding artists: The 2019 JN Chanukah Art Contest has officially begun. Grand prize winner receives $100 and their artwork on the Dec....

Gantz and Netanyahu Meet in Final Attempt to Form Government

Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are meeting the night before Gantz's deadline in the final attempt to form a unity government. Photo courtesy...

U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Issues Travel Warning For Visiting Americans

After the U.S. government's announcement regarding Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem has issued a travel warning for visiting...
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Trump Administration Removes ‘Illegal’ Designation from Settlements

The Trump administration is no longer viewing West Bank Jewish settlements as illegal. By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Trump administration will no longer regard...

Governor Gretchen Whitmer Travels to Israel

Governor Gretchen Whitmer travels to Israel this week to meet with different leaders to strengthen relationships and build business ties. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced plans...

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Share Her Story – Jewish Stories

#ShareHerStory cartoon images of various women who will share their stories. Includes April Baskin, Rabbi angela Buchdahl, Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses, Carolivia Horen, Ilana Kaufman, Loolusa Khaseem, Yavilah McCoy, Rabbi Alysa Stanten, and Rachel Sumckh.
Whether fighting hunger, leading spiritual communities, producing Jewish gospel music, or even saving the Jewish People millennia ago, Jewish women of color, Mizrahi, and...

Jane and Larry Sherman’s Art-Filled Home

Jane and Larry Sherman’s house in Bloomfield Hills reflects their interests in art, Israel and antiquities. Photos courtesy of Brett Mountain By Judith Harris Solomon Jane and...

Hersh’s: A Fashion Mainstay

Online shopping hasn’t hurt Hersh's, the bricks-and-mortar luxury women's boutique owned by Harold Rothenberg in West Bloomfield. Featured photo by Derrick Martinez By Susan Peck, Special...

Temple Israel Releases ‘With One Breath’

Temple Israel’s new CD With One Breath explores the congregation’s cohesiveness in prayer through music. Photos by Maya Grinboim In other circumstances, the event might be called...

Schmoozing with Brandon Ben-Ezra

The JN chats with Brandon Ben-Ezra about how he found his niche working on repurposing big box stores with NAI Farbman. Photos courtesy of Brandon...

Andy Levin’s Conviction for Two-State Solution Grows

Michigan Congressman Andy Levin emphasizes need for two-state solution in Israel after observing treatment of Palestinians in the West Bank. During his trip to the...