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B’nai Israel Talmud Class Gets Zoom-Bombed

Experts advise safety measures to keep online group sessions safe.

Former Detroit Rabbi Recovers from Coronavirus, Donates Blood Plasma to Experimental Treatment 

Rabbi Daniel Nevins, once of Adat Shalom, hopes to help those affected by the coronavirus.

JET Theatre Troupe Performs ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ for Middle School Students in...

In February, a small group from Detroit took the enlightening and educational show on the road.
Joe Cornell was an honorary member of the Jewish community

The Man Who Taught Jewish Youth to Dance

Although Joe Cornell was not Jewish, generations of people in Detroit’s Jewish community have interacted with him. When news that Cornell died in California on...

In an Era of Social Isolation, Make our Seders More Inclusive than Ever

Let's commit to keeping our community connected this Pesach.

This Week’s Torah Portion: A Change Of Focus

We are encouraged to engage in "divine service" — the job that God has reserved for us, whatever it may be. Can archaic, seemingly mundane...

‘Windermere Children’ Details Young Holocaust Survivors’ Return to Life

The BBC docudrama airs April 5 on PBS. British philanthropist Leonard Montefiore, a founder of World Jewish Relief, took a special interest in youngsters who...

The JCC of Metro Detroit Goes Online

Look for kid-friendly singalongs, live-streamed concerts and learning opportunities. 

Editor’s Note: An All-Elijah Pesach

Just like the prophet, we too can uphold Passover traditions while sheltering in place.

Whitmer Suspends In-Person Learning for K-12 Schools for Remainder of the School Year

The executive order outlines guidelines for remote learning, ensures seniors can still graduate and teachers will be paid for the remainder of the year.

Three Cats Offering Quality Carry-Out and Delivery

Chef Matt Prentice of Three Cats in Clawson is keeping his business afloat by bundling dinners to-go.

Make Your Own (Soft?) Matzah

Not all matzah is thin and square — learn how to make it the old-fashioned way.

Sacrifice and Action: What We Should Think About Today

Now is the time for the Jewish community to act.
Bloom’s Kosher Carryout and Catering

Danny Raskin: Saying Goodbye to Shirlee Bloom

Nobody can ever replace the legendary kosher caterer.

Passover 2020: Next Year in Person; This Year on Zoom

COVID-19 is leading many families to downsize their typical Passover crowd or shift to virtual seders.

Marni Katz to Become The Well’s New Family Educator 

The Metro Detroit native returns back to her roots to lead The Well’s young family offerings.


Kippah Masks You Can Make at Home During COVID-19

Otto Dube created a kippah mask
Funeral director Otto Dube develops innovative way to keep families safe.

JCC Temporarily Lays Off 95% of its Staff Due to COVID-19

The shutdown of “non-essential” businesses in Michigan forced the organization to make critical cost-saving decisions.

Federation’s Message to Our Jewish Community

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit provides insight on the actions that have taken against COVID-19.

A Personal History of Jerusalem’s Only Official Gay Bar

The Video Pub is a valuable queer space in the holy city, and it may not survive COVID-19.

FJA Staff Creates Protective Face Shields for Medical Workers with 3D...

With the need for personal protective equipment at an all-time high, two FJA staff members use technology to aid local medical workers.

Oakland County Creates Interactive Map of COVID-19 Cases by ZIP Code

County officials caution the public to avoid complacency.