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Guatemala City candles and flowers used for Mayan invocation ceremonies

Finding Resilience in the Face of Genocide

A recent trip to Guatemala gave Rabbi Whinston a sense of how to live a meaningful life after immense pain and loss

MSU Student Attends Michigan-Israel Business Innovations Conference

Francis observes the importance of moving this partnership forward. Featured photo by Michigan State University/Michigan-Israel Business Accelerator As an undergraduate student, I was invited to attend...

Local Families Get in on the Action at Iowa Caucus

Moms travel with kids in tow to meet Democratic candidates and experience the 2020 Caucus
Tu b'Shevat Seder

Faces and Places: Tu B’Shevat Seder at the JCC

Photography by Jerry Zolynsky Jewish Metro Detroiters joined Hazon Detroit, the Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit and at least 16 synagogues from across the...
City of Oak Park

Yeshiva Beth Yehudah and Oak Park Receive Grant to Improve Pedestrian Safety

The Safe Routes to School grant will provide better traffic signals, pedestrian island.

Detroit In Tandem

Swept in from the Windy City, Louis Levin and Maggie O'Hara root for the home team, bundling, biking, baking and basking in Detroit
Andrew Lapin, Jewish News

JN Editor Lapin to Speak at JCC Feb. 23

Lapin will share insights on Father Coughlin, modern anti-Semitism, sponsored by Sholem Aleichem Institute.

MSU Student Spray-Paints Swastika In Front Of Own Frat House

The student has since been suspended from his fraternity.
Wayne State University (WSU) Leonard Simons building

Staff Dismissals Cause Upheaval at WSU Press

A week of strong public opposition to firings prompts new reporting shift to university president.

Movie Review: ‘The Song of Names’

The film is a thought-provoking tale of one man's effort to stay connected to Jewish faith and his mysterious disappearance during World War II era.
Kirk Douglas in The Juggler

Looking Back: ‘The Juggler’ Was a Smash Hit in Detroit

Kirk Douglas starred in a memorable movie filmed entirely in Israel.
C.A.Y.A Smokehouse in Wolverine Lake

C.A.Y.A. Original Owners Pass Torch to Knight Family

Wolverine Lake smokehouse will get new look, feel from new owners.
Ezra Seegull

Ezra Lev Seegull, U of M Student Active in Hillel, Dies at 19

From Baltimore to Ann Arbor, Seegull touched the lives of the people he met.

GVSU To Focus on Holocaust Education After Football Coach’s Hitler Comment

GVSU President Philomena V. Mantella hopes to "create a healthier campus climate" by expanding curriculum.
Jewish News's Ultimate Guide to Cozy Couches and Chairs

The Ultimate Guide to Cozy Couches and Chairs

Check out the JN's top picks for comfy fireside reading.

Farber’s David Tanzman Memorial Tournament Keeps Tanzman’s Spirit Alive

The school held its third annual basketball tournament in honor of Tanzman.

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MSU Student Spray-Paints Swastika In Front Of Own Frat House

The student has since been suspended from his fraternity.

Ezra Lev Seegull, U of M Student Active in Hillel, Dies...

Ezra Seegull
From Baltimore to Ann Arbor, Seegull touched the lives of the people he met.

The Well and JN’s 36 Under 36 2020 Winners

Meet our 2020 class of 36 Under 36 winners! Click on each person’s name to read their bio.

Sisters-in-Law Collect Over 11,000 Items for ‘I Support the Girls’

Lacey and Samantha Foon collect donations for I Support the Girls
Sisters-in-law donate bras, feminine products for a great cause.

MSU Student Educates Perpetrator Who Stole Her Mezuzah

Maddy Gun takes action to educate the suspect who stole her mezuzah from her doorpost on campus.

Three Jewish Young Adults Dedicated to the Family Business

Jewish Young Adults Dedicated to the Family Business
Metro Detroit families find joy in working together.