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Julian Edelman

Julian Edelman Invites DeSean Jackson to Have ‘Uncomfortable Conversations’ about anti-Semitism and Black Lives...

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In an Instagram video, Edelman offered to accompany Jackson to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then to join him on a tour of...
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JVS Offers Career Development Program for Workers 45 and Over

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The four-week program is aimed at those who are unemployed, underemployed or who want or need to change their careers. JVS Human Services is expanding...

What If…

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There are so many what ifs that can be posed given the history of Jewish activism — or more accurately the lack thereof —...
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Include Kosher and Halal Food in Emergency Coronavirus Food Programs, Senators tell Agriculture Department

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Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., who represent large Jewish and Muslim populations, sent a letter Thursday to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue (JTA) —...
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The Holocaust Memorial Center to Reopen

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The museum will open first open to members only before expanding it to the general public on Monday, July 27. The Holocaust Memorial Center will...

Torah Portion: Zeal Vs. Commitment — Detroit Jewish News

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A great part of Jewish life means making commitments to the community. Pinchas, the hero of this week’s portion, was singled out because “he was...
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Danny Raskin: French-Inspired Deliciousness

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Bistro Le Bliss will soon celebrate its second anniversary. When he left Latvia in 1995, he was only 17 years old and, by age 25,...
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Looking Back: Wallenberg Statue Defaced — Again

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On May 30 2020, the statue of Raoul Wallenberg was defaced in Los Angeles. We are living in tumultuous times. First, the pandemic strikes America,...
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Not A Singular Message

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In dealing with our English language, we learn that making “more” can be confusing. We may have heard that “More is better.” In dealing with...
Local photographer builds business and ministry from l’dor v’dor.

Inspired by Jewish Values: Local Photographer Builds Business and Ministry From l’dor v’dor

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Local photographer builds business and ministry from l’dor v’dor.
John Jacobs

‘John Always Said Yes’: Remembering John Jacobs

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John E. Jacobs' legendary dedication to the Jewish community lasted all his adult life. As soon as John Jacobs graduated law school in 1971, he...
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NCJW Resale Shop Reopens

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Shoppers will find high-end clothing, including designer wear and other hidden treasures. Council Re|Sale (3297 W. 12 Mile Road, Berkley) operated by National Council of...
DeSean Jackson

NFL Star DeSean Jackson Posts and Later Removes anti-Semitic Quotes Attributed to Hitler on...

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Despite posting quotes from Hitler and Louis Farrakhan, the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver said he has no hatred toward the Jewish community. (JTA) — NFL...
Local Jewish single parents on homeschooling, need for support and the uncertain future.

Single Parenting During a Pandemic

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Local Jewish single parents on homeschooling, need for support and the uncertain future.
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Editor’s Note: How We Cover Elections

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Jewish News editor Andrew Lapin explains how we will be covering the 2020 elections. Michigan’s statewide primary elections are coming up on Aug. 4, and...
Sherry Margolis retires from WJBK-TV

A Fond Farewell: Sherry Margolis Signs Off After 35 Years at WJBK-TV

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Sherry Margolis signs off after 35 years at WJBK-TV (Channel 2).

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Share Her Story – Jewish Stories

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#ShareHerStory cartoon images of various women who will share their stories. Includes April Baskin, Rabbi angela Buchdahl, Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses, Carolivia Horen, Ilana Kaufman, Loolusa Khaseem, Yavilah McCoy, Rabbi Alysa Stanten, and Rachel Sumckh.
Whether fighting hunger, leading spiritual communities, producing Jewish gospel music, or even saving the Jewish People millennia ago, Jewish women of color, Mizrahi, and...

Oak Park Woman Spearheads Baby Drive to Help Black Moms

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Shirah Fish starts Michigan Jewish Womyn Together for Black Jewish moms.
More than 40 donors have stepped up with cases of diapers and wipes, bulging bags of gently used baby clothing and assorted baby equipment...

Michigan Pediatricians Support In-Person Education this Fall

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Local pediatricians advocate for students to return to school, saying in-person learning is essential. 

A Monumental Shame

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Mark Jacobs addresses the debate over renaming monuments and places and asks Jews to join the debate with a "profound sense of empathy."

Looking Back: RIP, ‘Zombie Bandit’

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The Santa Rosa police department released this photo of a robbery suspect
You may not recognize his name, but you might recall his nickname: Alan Hurwitz earned fame, or perhaps infamy, as the “Zombie Bandit.” Alan Hurwitz...

Michigan’s Cannabis Industry, Propelled by Jews and ex-Detroit Lions, Takes off...

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The Jewish PRIMITIV co-founders, Jared Bundgaard, Adi Twina and Josh Weinberg, with Calvin Johnson Jr. and Rob Sims, in their Detroit office.
Josh Weinberg is one of many Jews in Michigan to become intimately involved in the cannabis industry since the state legalized medical marijuana in...