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Looking Back: The Standard Club

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The Standard Club was a prominent Jewish organization for nearly 50 years, from 1934 until 1981. Recently, I have written about several historic Jewish clubs...
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Obama’s Israel Ambassador Discusses Biden’s Plans for Israel

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Daniel Shapiro tells the JN how the VP’s stance on Israel would differ from Trump’s. A Joe Biden presidency would “treat Israel as a matter...
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Danny Raskin: Who Remembers Sammy’s Wonder Bar?

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Wonder Bar enjoyed a beautiful reputation as one of Detroit's most cosmopolitan restaurants. Looking back to the future … The wonderful Wonder Bar, and that...
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Reform Jews Satisfied With Compromise on World Zionist Organization

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Right-wing parties have "significant power" but a new agreement imposed "checks and balances" on them, the World Union for Progressive Judaism said. (JTA) — The...
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Leadership Changes at Tamarack as Engel Announces Retirement

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Lee Trepeck will become the camp’s new CEO and Carly Weinstock will take over as Director of Camp Maas as of November 1. Tamarack Camps...
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Jewish State Rep. Slams Democrat Groups For Linking Him To Militias

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Republican Ryan Berman gives background to photos that prompted the accusations. Michigan State Representative Ryan Berman, who is Jewish, has rebuked backlash and a recent...
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Torah Portion: Why Canaan?

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Parshat Noach: Genesis 6:9-11:32; Isaiah 54:1-55:5. The name Canaan appears for the first time in this story of the degradation of Noah. Canaan was not one...
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Limmud Goes Virtual

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The pared-down event will be held on Sunday, Nov. 1, starting at 11:30 a.m. COVID has transformed Limmud Michigan’s annual conference from a daylong...
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Inauguration Day 2021: What Will It Look Like?

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People from both the winning and losing sides will have to decide how they wish to react to a new reality for this country. For...
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Dr. Ruth Tackles How the Jewish Tradition Approaches Sexuality

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Howard Lovy recently interviewed Dr. Ruth to see how the 92-year-old therapist is doing and to talk about sex and Judaism. Dr. Ruth Westheimer is...
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Dynamic Duo: Matt Lester and Dennis Bernard Begin a New Era as Leadership at...

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In their roles, Matt Lester and Dennis Bernard will work to ensure the needs of Detroit’s Jewish community are met and its assets safeguarded. On...
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State Hillel Groups Promoting Voting on Campus

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Both U-M and MSU Hillels are using Hillel International’s MitzVote campaign. With Election Day less than two weeks away, Jewish college students across Michigan are...
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Creative Discussion: Meet Singer Alexandra Silber in Upcoming SOAR Program

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Alexandra Silber, who also has written both a novel and memoir, invites viewers into her home at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, for an...
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Who Enforces Oakland County Mask Mandates? Task Now Up to Sheriff, MDHHS

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With Whitmer’s executive orders vacated, it’s up to local and state agencies to ensure compliance with pandemic protocols. Following the Michigan Supreme Court's ruling last...
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High Schooler Creates Fancy Bakery Business While Stuck at Home

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Eliana's Cakery was created while a Berkley High School senior was looking for something fun to do during the COVID lockdown. Looking for something fun...
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Following Facebook, Twitter Will Now Ban Holocaust Denial

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“We strongly condemn anti-semitism, and hateful conduct has absolutely no place on our service,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement. (JTA) — Twitter will...

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Detroit-Based Jewish Woman Leading COVID-19 Phase III Vaccine Trials

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Dr. Kate Zenlea
Kate Zenlea’s Moderna trial is one of the highest enrolling in the country. By the time the COVID-19 pandemic hit America in January, Kate Zenlea...

Jewish State Rep. Slams Democrat Groups For Linking Him To Militias

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Ryan Berman
Republican Ryan Berman gives background to photos that prompted the accusations. Michigan State Representative Ryan Berman, who is Jewish, has rebuked backlash and a recent...

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...

Essay: JCC Memories

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The Jewish Community Center
The closing of the fitness portion of the JCC has had a profound impact on anyone who ever stepped foot into that part of...

Dynamic Duo: Matt Lester and Dennis Bernard Begin a New Era...

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Matt Lester and Dennis Bernard
In their roles, Matt Lester and Dennis Bernard will work to ensure the needs of Detroit’s Jewish community are met and its assets safeguarded. On...

Whitmer, Michigan Democratic Jewish Caucus Hold “Jewish Community Conversation”

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during virtual event
The governor spoke about her battles with the White House and state house. The Michigan Democratic Jewish Caucus (MDJC) held a virtual “Jewish Community Conversation”...