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Detroit Institute of Bagels Closes Its Doors

Both COVID-19 and family-related reasons played a part in the decision to shutter the Corktown bagel shop. Detroit Institute of Bagels, a popular Corktown bagel...

Michigan Gyms Can Reopen, But JCC Pumps The Brakes

Other health centers open their doors today following Whitmer’s orders. After six months of Michigan’s gyms, fitness centers and pools being closed due to the...

Court Denies Motion for Reconsideration in Ann Arbor Protester Case

9/4 UPDATE: A motion for a district judge to reconsider their ruling against Ann Arbor synagogue congregants in a case involving anti-Israel synagogue protesters...

Michigan Attorney General Nessel Compares Trump To Hitler At State Nominating Convention

AG’s Office and Democratic institutions stand by comment; Republicans push against it. At Michigan’s Democratic Nominating Convention on August 29, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel...

Hillel Moves Forward With In-Person Learning After Addressing COVID Scare

One staffer tested positive and is quarantining at home, letters to parents said. After a COVID-19 scare, Hillel Day School will indeed start in-person classes...

Michigan Colleges, and Their Jewish Student Organizations, Navigate an Unusual Fall Semester

Michigan universities with notable Jewish presences, such as the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Oakland University and Wayne State University, are all taking...

New Website Easily Connects Voters to Their Elected Officials

Let your voice be heard. Five years ago, Steve Katzman knew change was needed. Katzman, who’s been involved with Jewish organizations in Metro Detroit such as...

IfNotNow Protests at Federation Building

Progressive group said they want to stop annexation of the West Bank. About two dozen protesters gathered in Bloomfield Township on Friday evening, July 17,...

Area Libraries are Beginning the Reopening Process

The Jewish News reached out to Detroit-area libraries, seeking details on their new rules and reopening guidelines since the pandemic. Metro Detroit libraries are taking...