Julie Edgar

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Deaf Jams

Musical legends join forces for the Deaf and Loud Experience. Julie Edgar Contributing WriterRapper Sean Forbes and two other deaf performers will share the stage...

Sukkah x Detroit

Downtown Synagogue’s design competition to bring Sukkot alive at Capitol Park. A sukkah can be a humble thing, a hut made of plywood two-by-fours and...

Guardian Of The Galaxy

Local native Madlyn Burkert travels to a galaxy far, far away every day. Madlyn Burkert describes herself as a “reasonable fan” of the Star Wars...

A Mural Of Many Colors

L.A. muralist Bunnie Reiss coats the Downtown Synagogue. Los Angeles muralist Bunnie Reiss left Detroit’s only synagogue a lot more colorful than when she arrived,...

Mixed Welcome

A Modern Orthodox maverick, Rabbi Asher Lopatin faces Orthodox disdain — and support.Detroit’s Modern Orthodox community is about to welcome a controversial but beloved...

Wilderness Therapy

Sponsored by our community partners Pain Free Life Centers Photos courtesy of BaMidbar Wildnerness Therapy Detroiter helps shape Colorado camp for young Jews struggling with mental health...

To Be a Jew at OU

Dovid Roetter doesn’t mind being in a tiny minority of Jewish students at Oakland University — estimated at around 200 of about 20,500 undergraduate...

BDS Resolution Passes at U-M

After nearly a dozen attempts over more than a decade, the Central Student Government at UM voted for a resolution to divest the university’s...