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Meet the champs. From left are Mitch Cohen, Jason Vieder, Ryan Vieder and Jeff Vieder.

Family-Focused Bowling Team Wins Brotherhood-Eddie Jacobson League and International B’nai B’rith Tournament Titles

It was a great season for the House Ballz team, especially considering its humble beginnings.
The logo of the ballot initiative effort

Jewish Groups Mobilize to get Reproductive Rights Issue on Michigan Ballot

Michigan’s Jews are raising money and volunteering for organizations that work to protect reproductive freedom.
Police on scene at a Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York, after a mass shooting there, May 14, 2022.

What You Need to Know About the Antisemitic Ideology Behind the Buffalo Shooting

A manifesto attributed to the alleged shooter outlines widely held conspiracy theories about Jews and immigrants. It also cited the Halle synagogue attack as a reason to stream on Twitch.
Top row, left tor right: Marta Rosenthal, Jessica Katz and Keith Schonberger. Bottom row, left to right: Neil Satovsky, Yoni Torgow Amy Neistein.

Federation’s 2022 Awards Night Honors Outstanding Community Leaders

Federations Awards Night will take place on Wednesday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Berman Center for Performing Arts, 6600 W. Maple Road in West Bloomfield.
Alan Gershel and Suzanne Cohn

An Incredible Journey — and an Incredible Life

Alan Gershel tells the story of a Holocaust survivor he met while giving a tour at the Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center in Naples, Fla.

From the Home Kitchen of Chef Aaron: Here’s to Steak and Potatoes

Chef Aaron Egan provides a delicious recipe for steak with new potatoes, roasted vegetables and a mushroom demi-glace.
Companies can improve trust and communication with team-building events.

In the Forest and Trees, Businesses Build Trust, Confidence and Relationships

After booking a team-building event with TreeRunner Adventure Parks, businesses have a chance to create specific programming for the goals of the experience.
Josh Yellen

Josh Yellen of Bloomfield Hills is Leading the Charge Toward the Playoffs for Babson...

With one year of college eligibility remaining, Josh Yellen will graduate this May with a major in finance and is still undecided on whether he will pursue an MBA at Babson and continue to play baseball.
Windsor Stories in the JN

Looking Back: The Windsor-Detroit Jewish Connection

The pages of the Detroit Jewish Chronicle and JN provide indisputable proof of close communal ties between Jewish Detroiters and Windsorites.
Archived photo included in the Heirloom video

Bessie Spector Event Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Video-Book Style

Recipients just have to open the book and watch and listen to the program, personalized to the theme of 2022: 20th Century Folks.
Hands Holding Up Sun

A Word of Torah: The Mitzvah of Kiddush Hashem

Kiddush Hashem is about bringing the world closer to this vision of a world filled with God’s light and love and values, saturated with the closeness of His presence.
Jason reporting at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., after Michigan played Georgia in the college football playoff semifinals.

After Working 15 Years in TV, Jason Lewis Changes Course

Jason Lewis, 33, is the new communications specialist at Walled Lake Consolidated School District.
Oriol Sans

The Zekelman Holocaust Center Hosts Free Concert May 22

“Music From Auschwitz: A Concert” will feature a U-M student orchestra conducted by Oriol Sans, music director of the Detroit Symphony Youth Orchestra, who has worked with prestigious instrumentalists in the U.S. and Europe.

My Slow Return to Normal

While Alan Muskovitz continues to wade in the shallow end of the normalcy pool, it seems like most people around him have taken the dive back into the deep end.
Eric “El Cappy” Lowry’s Warm (left) will be at The Scott. Chris Turner’s Homefront (right) will be at The Hamilton.

New Program at Three Detroit Buildings Offers Residents a Chance to Own and Collect...

A new initiative is giving Detroiters a chance to own a “slice” of collectible art.
Alan Posner

A Passion for Music: Meet Bloomfield Hills High School Band Director Alan Posner

As a lifelong member of Temple Beth El, Alan Posner shares a passion for Jewish music that was instilled in him at an early age through Jewish culture and traditions.