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Kindertransport Exhibit on Display at the Holocaust Memorial Center

The Kindertransport exhibit at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills features artifacts from Metro Detroit Kinder. By Jonathan Mark, New York Jewish Week and...

This Week’s Torah Portion: A Picture Of A Leader

Parshat Lech-Lecha: Genesis 12:1-17:27; Isaiah 40:27-41:16. By Jeff Lasday Now God said to Avram: ‘Go out from your country, from your family and from your father’s...

Gilda Jacobs Heads to HERStory Women’s Hall of Fame

From educator to politician Gilda Jacobs' career has seen landmark wins for Michigan youth, families and more. By Ashley Zlatopolsky, Special to the Jewish News It...

Ashkenazic Jew’s Genes May Link to Parkinson’s

Ashkenazic Jews may be linked through gene mutations to Parkinson's disease and now researchers are investigating new therapies. By Ruthan Brodsky Researchers know mutations to the...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Building The Ark Again

Parshat Noach: Genesis 6:9-11:32; Isaiah 54:1-55:5. In Noach, God promised to never destroy the Earth again (Genesis 8.21). But that says nothing of our precarious...

Jews Increasingly See Discrimination and Danger in U.S. Culture

The American Jewish Committee's recent survey shows that eighty-eight percent of American Jews believe anti-Semitism is a problem today. By Daniel Elbaum There is an old...

One Year After the Tree of Life Tragedy

After last year's shooting at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue the threat of anti-Semitic violence is becoming too familiar for Jewish communities. By Senator...

Simon and Salim Matari Engage in Good Deeds

Arab plumbers Simon and Salim Matari decided not to charge Holocaust survivor Rosa Meir for a routine repair after her life story touched their...

Resilience and Strength After Pittsburgh

One year after the shooting in Pittsburgh, the JCRC/AJC asks you to demonstrate the strength of the Jewish community by showing up for Shabbat. By...