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Federation Raises $7.5 Million Through COVID-19 Emergency Campaign

The money will be distributed to Jewish agencies and organizations for community services, JFMD says.
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LIST: Virtual Learnings/Events Happening June 1 – June 5

STAYING CONNECTED At this time of social distancing, the Jewish News will try to bring awareness to events/learning situations offered online by synagogues, temples and...
Popcorn

Community Acts After Detroit Popcorn Company Owner Posts Racist Comment

After Detroit Popcorn Company owner Evan Singer posted racist comments on a Facebook post, community prompts other businesses to cut ties with the concession...
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These Companies Are Offering Home-Delivered Meals

Commercial meal services are a good solution for seniors and others staying inside because their compromised immune systems make them potential victims of COVID-19. Home-delivered...
Detroit City Moishe House

Detroit City Moishe House Seeks New Member

Social events and subsidized rent for Jewish 20-somethings Detroit City Moishe House, the local outpost of the international social group for Jewish young professionals, is...
Protesters and police clash in Detroit during demonstrations following the May 25 police killing of Minneapolis man George Floyd.

“This Is A Time For Outrage”: Metro Detroit Jewish Organizations React to George Floyd’s...

ADL Michigan, JCRC/AJC, interfaith leaders stand together to denounce racial injustice.

Consultant Provides Advice to Small Business Owners Excited to Get Back to Business

Most businesses, including restaurants and bars, have been cleared to open with limited capacity on June 8. After Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s June 1 announcement...

Whitmer Lifts Michigan Stay-At-Home Order

Outdoor gatherings, day camps and other activities are now allowed to more forward in the state. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced she will be lifting Michigan’s...
Graffiti was spray-painted on the walls of Congregation Beth Israel in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles, May 30, 2020

Synagogues in Los Angeles and Richmond Vandalized During Protests

By Marcy Oster Protests have continued for several days in dozens of cities across the United States. (JTA) — A synagogue in Los Angeles was vandalized...
Protesters and police clash in Detroit during demonstrations following the May 25 police killing of Minneapolis man George Floyd.

Editor’s Note: Learning From History

Why Metro Detroit’s Jews should stand up for justice and equality. In March, the Jewish News ran a story about Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard...
Protesters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, demonstrated against the death in police custody of George Floyd, May 29, 2020.

‘We Stand in Solidarity’: Jewish Organizations Respond to the Protests Over George Floyd’s Death

Jewish groups are expressing outrage over the death of George Floyd. By Philissa Cramer (JTA) — Jewish groups are expressing outrage over the death of George...

Jewish-Owned Auto Garage Moves Locations During Coronavirus Pandemic

Zack Glazier believes that the rewards of moving during a pandemic outweigh the risks. 
Empty Pool

Public Pools Ordered to Close for the Summer; TreeRunner Park Opens

In an effort to avoid a summer spike of COVID-19, Southeast Michigan Public Health Agencies ordered all public pools to shut down. 

Danny Raskin: Golden Mushroom Remembered

Who can forget the elegant dishes of Chef Cihelka? When neighborhood fine dining returns to happy folks following the terrible coronavirus days, joy will bring...

JCC Day Camps Cancels Early Sessions

They are currently still hoping to run Session 2 and Post-Camp Session in July and August. 
Volunteer gets ready to draw blood from a donor.

You Can Help Researchers Develop COVID-19 Vaccine at May 31 Plasma Drive

Anyone over the age of 18 can donate, regardless of if they have had symptoms. Two highly successful local blood drives have expanded to a...

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A Jewish Conversation About Rapper Jay Electronica’s Controversial Debut Album

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Jewish News editor Andrew Lapin also contributed to this article What’s in ‘A Written Testimony’? This March, rapper Jay Electronica released his debut studio album, A Written...

Gay And Jewish Jokes

TV showing Netflix to represent a blog about PC Culture in television and comedy with gay jokes and Jewish jokes
“In PC culture, no one can take a joke anymore!” Oh hush, imaginary other part of this conversation. This is a frequent battle cry,...

Small Business Owners Adapt to Doing Business During a Pandemic

Jared Rothberger has been sanitizing emergency response vehicles during the pandemic.
Here are how some Metro Detroit Jewish business owners are changing to succeed despite the pandemic. According to a survey from the Small Business Administration...

Dealing with Dyslexia: Local Teen Shares His Journey to Overcome Learning...

Alex Bean
Alex Bean, 17, graduated from Frankel Jewish Academy with a 3.7 GPA and will be attending Indiana University Alex Bean was only 13 years old...

The Ex-Nazi Next Door

Jeff Schoep, former commander of the National Socialist Movement, now says the hate group functioned like a “cult.”
Detroiter Jeff Schoep ran America’s largest neo-Nazi group for 25 years before leaving in 2019. How should Jews feel about his reformation? This article is...

New Dean Looks to Enhance Wayne State Medical School

Dr. Mark Schweitzer succeeds Jack Sobel, M.D., who served as dean for the past five years and will continue on the medical school’s faculty. Mark...