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Danny Raskin: ‘Dino with the Golden Hands’

Dino Mitropoulos is highly noted for his uncanny skill. When he goes into a Greek restaurant, much of the time he is greeted in Greek...
Perry Ohren, Eric Adelman and Paul Blatt

JFS, JVS and Kadima Missions Wouldn’t Change After Possible Merger, Agency Heads Say

Leaders of the social service nonprofits go into further detail on merger talks. Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit (JFS), JVS Human Services and Kadima...

Torah Portion: Pursuing Climate Justice

Parshat Vayishlach: Genesis 32:4-36:43; Obediah 1:1-21. When we have conversations about climate change, it often feels like doom and gloom. Scary facts, worst-case scenarios and...
Shawn Hunt of Clinton Township, Oliver and Taylor Beardsall of Novi, and David and Susie Kamen of White Lake pick up Meals on Wheels at Christ Church to deliver to families in 2018.

Mitzvah Day 2020: A Little Different This Year

As of today, organizations JCRC/AJC has historically worked with on Dec. 25 continue to determine what their volunteer needs will be during the holiday...
Standing guard during the Second Infitada

Essay: Do We Dare to Hope?

The Abraham Accords could meet the same dead end as Oslo. What did it for me was the killing of Muhammad al-Durrah on the Gaza...

What Will the Accords Mean for American Jews?

New Israeli consul breaks down the potential of the new deals. The Abraham Accords will allow for increased business relationships between Michigan’s Jews and the...

Celebrate Cookie Day with Friendship Circle

Sam Morris has designed a unique “sweet hugs” vanilla sugar cookie to commemorate National Cookie Day. Join Friendship Circle in celebrating National Cookie Day (Dec....
Signing of the Abraham Accords at the White House

What’s Next for Israel After the Abraham Accords?

Arab nations are lining up to normalize relations with Israel. Here’s what awaits the Jewish state down the road. This fall, the Abraham Accords broke...

JFS, JVS and Kadima Take Next Steps Toward Potential Merger

Formal merger of social services nonprofits could happen by July 2021. Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit (JFS), JVS Human Services and Kadima Mental Health...
A Jew and a Christian pass on an Israeli street.

Essay: Why Do Christians Support Israel?

Jonathan Feldstein takes a look at the Christian support for Israel. I was interviewed by a journalist recently about the phenomena of Christian support for...
Stop Antisemitism Sign

A Call For Windsor Residents Who Have Experienced Antisemitism

A new study is exploring anti-Jewish hatred in Windsor-Essex. A new research project on antisemitism in Windsor-Essex is seeking Jews in the area to participate...
Treats from Ethel’s Baking Co.

Get Tasty Gluten-Free Treats From Ethel’s Baking Co.

The Michigan-based company specializes in baking individual dessert bars in a variety of flavors. The homemade taste of baked goods from her own grandmother’s kitchen...
Shiri Maimon

Shiri Maimon to Guest at Temple Israel’s Laker Concert

A digital program because of the worldwide pandemic, the concert will feature her live vocals joined by a keyboard accompanist. Shiri Maimon, applauded as both...
Fergie and Alan

A Royal Encounter

Alan Muskovitz recalls his meeting with Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson. It’s official! The recounts are done, and it can now be certified that Dewey...
Sample of the tech gifts

Holiday Tech Gift Guide 2020 [PHOTOS]

From phones and drones to TVs and cameras, this year’s top gifts these holidays will hopefully bring a smile to anyone’s face! 2020 has been...
Paper tfilah sample copy

New App Enhances Prayer During Pandemic

Visual T’filah utilizes contemporary technology to display liturgy intermingled with art and other visual imagery. Prayer in Judaism is an interesting concept. While there is...


Last Aliyah at Iron Mountain: As Tiny Jewish Community Dwindles, Historic...

The shul resembles a house on the corner.
Although no one from Iron Mountain was surprised to see the synagogue wind down, former congregants expressed sadness about the conclusion of a significant...

‘Kids Need Camp’: Camps ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About the Summer of 2021

Benji Schostak of West Bloomfield has fun in the pool at Camp Willoway.
Detroit-area camps are cautiously optimistic they will be able to operate at least a scaled-down program next summer. Summer camp can be a lifeline for...

Living in Israel: COVID Pandemic Doesn’t Stop Oak Park Natives From...

Badonna and Mark Berkman
Making aliyah was a 10-month process that began long before the pandemic. Upon their permanent arrival to Israel as this summer ended, Mark and Badonna...

Here’s to Durfee: Jewish Alumni are Invited to Reunion Celebrating Their...

Sen. Carl Levin, Winnie Krieger and Aaron Krieger at the entrance of their old school holding one of their old Durfee yearbooks
To mark the occasion of its 10th anniversary, Life Remodeled is hosting a free Virtual Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 3, featuring Isiah Thomas, Gabrielle...

‘Dismantling Antisemitism’ Panel To Feature Unexpected Guest: Rashida Tlaib

A flyer for the "Dismantling Antisemitism" panel featuring Rep. Tlaib.
Co-panelist Peter Beinart says the aim is to include Palestinians in the discussion. Rep. Rashida Tlaib is set to appear on a virtual panel entitled...

Tamarack Camps Planning Summer 2021 Programing Under Pandemic

Tamarack Camp
Tamarack will be splitting up camp in pods for the first two weeks of session. Tamarack Camps canceled all summer 2020 programming due to COVID-19....