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Purely Commentary: The Rampant Use … and Abuse of the Holocaust Analogy

Everyone is comparing everyone else to the Nazis.
Works by Olivia Guterson Nowhere to Go But Back to Myself (left) and Untitled

The Mystical Number 18

“18” Exhibit at the Janice Charach Gallery runs through March 1.
A scene from the H2N film where the narrator says, “the synagogue of Satan and Lucifer himself.” a still from H2N film

The Fight Against Antisemitism in Film

Hear from attorney suing Amazon for distributing film that promotes violence against Jews.
The Jan. 12 SAFE demonstration on the campus of University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Calling for a New Intifada

Pro-Palestinian protest at U-M raises concern among Jewish students.
23. In front of pieces from Neuroplasticity- my first exhibition. Taken in my dining room which doubles as a studio.

Facing the Music

Jamie Wineman’s artistic journey to sobriety.
Matthew Chayet and Kelly Zetting had a great time with their dogs. Courtesy of NEXTGen Detroit

Next Dor: Romp-N-Roll

Pet parents and their fur-babies got together for a good time.

Purely Commentary: Over the Top

Many of us employ over the top expressions in conversations because they are more “colorful” and seem to get the point across better.
Guy Stern is flanked by fellow members of the JWV of Michigan on Jan. 13 at the VA Medical Center in Ann Arbor.

Veterans Honored

Two esteemed centenarians celebrated special days in January.
Dr. Leemor Rotberg, Ammi Rotberg, Jeffrey Rotberg, Steven Ingber, Darin Katz and Doreen Hermelin.

Making the Grade

Annual David Hermelin Scholarship Award honors Hillel student who embodies empathy and leadership.

Nosh: Planting Roots in Israel

Try these recipes to celebrate Tu b’Shevat.
Debbie and Zach Trosch and daughters

How We Met: All Because of a Mouse

There’s a famous story: A Roman once asked Rabbi Yosi, “How has your God been occupying himself since He created the world?”
Garrett Halpert

Garrett’s Space Receives $4 Million in Funding

Suicide prevention nonprofit will use funds to open residential center.

A Word of Torah: The Necessity of Asking Questions

As Jews, we believe that to defend a country you need an army, but to defend a civilization you need education.

Purely Commentary: Could ChatGPT Replace Rabbis and Halachic Decisors?

What does ChatGPT itself think about whether it can answer halachic questions?
Negatives from photographs of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising are handled at the POLIN Museum in Warsaw.

New Images Discovered in Poland

A never-before-seen perspective on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Owen Alterman on the air.

‘Accidental’ Journalists

Metro Detroit natives end up with careers in Israeli media.