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Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel presenting the Judaism and World Peace Award to Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 7, 1965

Essay: This Year, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day — Be a Heschel

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This year, as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. King, Jews can educate themselves on what’s being done to preserve Black-Jewish unity...
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Danny Raskin: Larco’s

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Taking a trip down memory lane with Larco's Inn. A neighborhood dining legend is recalled by many who remember favorite visits they had to Larco’s...
NCJW volunteers Linda Bodzin of Farmington Hills, Margo Stocker of Farmington Hills, NCJW|MI President Amy Cutler of West Bloomfield, Katie Stocker of Huntington Woods and Sarah Gottlieb of Birmingham load up clothing for the S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center.

Faces & Places: NCJW Helps Kids Keep Warm

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The 'Wrapped in Warmth' drive-thru event provided new winter coats, socks, mittens and more to over 300 low-income children in metro Detroit. More than 300...
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Torah Portion: An Eco Revelation

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Parshat Vaera: Exodus 6:2-9:35; Ezekiel 28:25-29:21. Parshat Vaera is the most theological parshah, as God reveals Godself to the world at the burning bush and...
Maale Adumim settlement

Israel Will OK Over 800 New Settlement Homes During The Week of Biden’s Inauguration

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The move is sure to rile Biden, who like most past U.S. presidents opposes new settlement construction. (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced...
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Metro Detroit Schools Districts Plan Return to In-Person Learning

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Most districts will be utilizing a hybrid model as part of their push to meet Whitmer’s goal of a March 1 return. Public school districts...
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Looking Back: Poking Holes in the Glass Ceiling

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While reading the historic pages of the JN and Detroit Jewish Chronicle and in the William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History, one...
Barry M. Klein

Barry M. Klein Center Established at Oakland University

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The Barry M. Klein Center for Culture and Globalization is a realization of Klein’s vision to recruit world-class scholars to OU, promote national and...
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ASTROLOJEW Horoscopes for Chodesh Shevat 5781 (14 January – 11 February 2021)

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Shevat 5781: Redefining family and readjusting the big tent The doorway to the Aquarian Age swung open at the Jupiter / Tzedek conjunction to Saturn...
Journey of the Soul Course

New Course Explores Life, Death and the Afterlife

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The course is accredited for up to 9 CEUs for medical and mental health professionals in Michigan. This February, Rabbi Levi Dubov of the Bloomfield...
Residents of Oak Park’s JSL Coville Apartments and Prentis Apartment 1 received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine on Jan. 4.

Hypodermic of Hope: Jewish Seniors, Frontline Workers Among First to Get COVID Vaccine

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Members of the Detroit Jewish community share their stories about playing pivotal roles in distributing the lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine injection throughout the area. As 2021...
Noah Lewis

Payback for Antisemitism: U-D Student Gets $20K Tuition Refund From SOAS College in London

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The university will also conduct an investigation into his claims. A Jewish student who attended the SOAS University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies)...
Elaine Chao (left) and Betsy DeVos (right).

Opinion: Abandoning a Nation in Crisis

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Rabbi Dr. Matthew Kaufman writes about the resignation of cabinet members Elaine Chao and Betsy Devos. The abrupt resignation of cabinet members Elaine Chao and...
The Jewish Community Center

JCC Exploring Satellite Operations in Berkley/Oak Park and Detroit 

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The new concept, called “Off-Center,” would have the Center lease multi-purpose programming space in new communities.   The Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit is in...
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Keeping Seniors Safe at Home

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Two friends start home healthcare business with personalized service at the forefront. Now more than ever, with a steadily increasing elderly population and continuing COVID-19...
Jeanine Pirro, right

Steve King and Jeanine Pirro Compare Social Media Crackdown on far Right to Kristallnacht

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Prominent conservatives have found an analogy for the ban on far-right actors and apps from social media platforms. (JTA) — Prominent conservatives have found an...

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End of an Era: Last Artist Moves Out of Detroit’s Atlas...

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Lois Teicher
Artists usually worked during the day and held some sort of teaching job at night to keep a steady income. My mother, Lois Teicher, began...

80 Years Later: A Pandemic Zoom Reunion for Local Holocaust Survivor

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Lola Jerome and her son Allan
A long-lost connection was discovered during the pandemic, which gave Lola Jerome a much-needed boost. Like so many others, the pandemic has been an especially...

JCC Exploring Satellite Operations in Berkley/Oak Park and Detroit 

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The Jewish Community Center
The new concept, called “Off-Center,” would have the Center lease multi-purpose programming space in new communities.   The Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit is in...

Exploring Yiddish Film History: A New Boxed Set Unearths 10 Classics...

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The Dybbuk
The new Blu-Ray collection, The Jewish Soul: Ten Classics of Yiddish Cinema, gives a snapshot of a narrow window of history from the 1930s...

Son of Jewish Judge Who Led a National Synagogue Group Was...

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Aaron Mostofsky, right, was one of the rioters who entered the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Aaron Mostofsky is one of dozens of "persons of interest" sought by Washington police for unlawful entry to the building. (JTA) — The son of...

Hypodermic of Hope: Jewish Seniors, Frontline Workers Among First to Get...

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Residents of Oak Park’s JSL Coville Apartments and Prentis Apartment 1 received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine on Jan. 4.
Members of the Detroit Jewish community share their stories about playing pivotal roles in distributing the lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine injection throughout the area. As 2021...