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‘John Always Said Yes’: Remembering John Jacobs

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...

Religious Marriage Contract Can be Used During Divorce

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that spouses can enforce a religious marriage contract while filing for divorce. Featured photo via iStock Spurned spouses in Michigan,...

Professor Robert Sedler: A Champion of Justice

Fighting for the underdog defines Sedler’s career as an advocate and renowned law professor. By David Sachs After teaching constitutional law for more than a half-century,...

‘Spirit Can Drive The Body’

How Jewish spirituality inspires Michigan’s blind Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein. Justice Bernstein Richard Bernstein is a human dynamo — both mentally and physically. And...

A Beacon Of Jewish Wisdom

Blumenstein Jewish Learning Center has high expectations. It began as a modest effort to expand the Jewish footprint in the Birmingham-Bloomfield area — but it...

Quest For Kindness

Rabbi’s lifework is teaching us how to love and respect each other. Twenty years ago, Rabbi Tzvi Muller, then a yeshivah student in Israel, had...

Will Justice Ever Come?

In his 21-year battle for redress from the U.S. Army, Southfield resident David Tenenbaum has enlisted some very powerful new advocates. Sen. Claire McCaskill of...