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A scene from The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Most Complete Guide to Jewish Oscar Nominees: 2021

The Academy Awards will be presented on ABC on Sunday, April 25 (8 p.m.).
Jewish Federation to Fete 6 Leaders for Devoted Service

Jewish Federation to Fete 6 Leaders for Devoted Service

Awards night will be May 3 on Zoom. The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit will honor Jewish leaders in our community at its annual Awards...
Jodee Raines is New Detroit’s first COO

A Passion for Healing Detroit: Meet Jodee Raines, New Detroit Inc.’s New Jewish Ally

Jodee Fishman Raines’ journey to the new role includes leading significant organizational growth and transformation as a professional and volunteer at some of Detroit’s most prominent institutions.
Rabbi Harold Loss was celebrated for marking 50 years in the rabbinate.

Guest Column: The CCAR Convention from My PJs

This year’s CCAR convention, “Strengthening, Connecting, Reimagining,” turned out to be one of the best.
Director Steven Spielberg speaks at the Academy Awards in Hollywood, Feb. 9, 2020.

Steven Spielberg Launches Foundation to Fund Jewish-Themed Documentaries

Steven Spielberg has launched a film foundation called Jewish Story Partners to fund documentaries that “tell stories about a diverse spectrum of Jewish experiences, histories, and cultures.”
Audience at Fleischman Residence (

Faces & Places: Remembrance at JSL

On April 8, Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies took place at both Fleischman Residence and Meer Apartments of Jewish Senior Life.
Candlesticks made from Corian leftover from construction jobs that would otherwise wind up in a landfill.

Mother’s Day Art Excursion: Take a Virtual Tour of Israel’s Western Galilee With JNF

Mothers and daughters are invited to meet local artists who will share their inspiration and passion for their work. 
David Bloom works in mixed media.

Birmingham Community House Online Art Show Features 200 Works

Two longtime artists and one emerging artist are among those juried into this year’s digital “Our Town Art Show and Sale,” the 36th, sponsored April 22-May 6 by the Community House of Birmingham.
Protesters rally and march in Bryant Park, N.Y., on the first day of the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, accused of killing African-American George Floyd on May 25, 2020.

Jewish Groups React to Chauvin Verdict

The Minneapolis police officer was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
Participants lay a wreath and flowers in front of a monument dedicated to the underground archives of the Jewish ghetto during its unveiling ceremony at the site in Warsaw, April 19, 2021.

Warsaw Unveils Monument to Secret Underground Archive that Documented the Holocaust’s Horror

The Ringelblum Archive, a collection of artifacts hidden underground documenting life in the Warsaw Ghetto, now has its own striking monument.
Mother's Day Card

Send a Little Joy this Mother’s Day

Custom Mother’s Day cards mailed to loved ones while helping people in need.
Negotiations in Vienna, Austria, between Iran and European Union, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia and China. Source: European External Action Service/Twitter.

Analysis: The U.S.-Iran Talks at Vienna

Between deja vu and detente for the Middle East.

Four Groups Team Up for Night of Outdoor Fun

Four Jewish Detroit organizations are teaming up to create an interactive community event for Lag b’Omer on Thursday, April 29.
Camp Modin in Maine was one of the few Jewish camps to open last year. It plans to follow the same playbook this year.

‘Kids Need Camp This Summer More Than Ever Before’: What Jewish Summer Camp Will...

“We have the ability to test, test, test,” said one camp director, who plans to test campers and staff multiple times at the beginning of the summer.
Hillary Levin painted a mural on the kitchen bar of her Commerce home. Each project is hand-painted in acrylic and coated in polyurethane.

Rediscovering Her Creative Passion, Painter Turns Home Into Work of Art

Hillary Levin’s home has become a “living, breathing work of art,” she says.
This Can Happen via Chabad Jewish Center of West Bloomfield

New Course Explores the Future

This April, Rabbi Levi Dubov of Chabad Jewish Center of Bloomfield Hills will offer "This Can Happen."