Posts by Keri Cohen

Israeli TV Show ‘Shtisel’ Sparks Discussion

Local West Bloomfield pair start Facebook group for Israeli TV series about an ultra-Orthodox family. By Esther Allweiss Ingber “Shtisel,” an engaging Israeli television drama about the life, loves and losses of a haredi Jewish family in Jerusalem, has captured the interest of viewers in Israel, Detroit and around the world. Detroit is important to…

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JN Publisher/Executive Editor Arthur Horwitz introduces the expert panelists at the "Conversation on Aging" event.

A Community Conversation on Aging at the JCC

Local residents gathered to hear expert panelists speak about resources for seniors. By Keri Cohen More than 80 people attended a “Community Conversation on Aging” Feb. 5 at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield. The event, co-sponsored by Jewish Senior Life and the Detroit Jewish News, focused on the question: “Where will I live?” Panelists…

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Promo poster for documentary film to be shown Feb. 10

‘And Then They Came for Us’ Documentary and Panel Sunday, Feb. 10

In 1942, a federal executive order changed the lives of 120,000 Japanese Americans—taking them from their homes and placing them in distant internment camps for the balance of World War II. Their constitutional rights were violated for no other reason than their Japanese heritage. Many lost their homes, farms and businesses. “It was a failure…

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Pet Owners In Limbo As Howell Pet Cemetery Loses Lease And Closes

Joyce Wiswell Contributing Writer When Jill Lepler Daly’s two beloved dogs died more than 15 years apart, she purchased each a coffin and headstone and tucked special notes and pictures in with them when they were buried at Heavenly Acres Pet Cemetery in Genoa Township. “We want to know where they will always be buried…

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Book jacket for Hunting the Truth

Jewish Book Council Announces 2018 Winners

The Jewish Book Council announced winners of the 2018 National Jewish Book Awards, now in its 68th year. The winners include the Everett Family Foundation Book of the Year recipients Beate and Serge Klarsfeld for their work Hunting the Truth (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). This year, JBC awarded its the inaugural Biography Award in Memory of Sara Berenson…

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Baked beans in tomato sauce, in a brown pot.

Holiday Baked Beans: Your favorite side dish gets a festive facelift.

With New Year’s just around the corner and your home brimming with loved ones, there’s no time to waste on menu planning. Are you looking for a delicious yet exciting side dish that your guests will truly appreciate? This season, center your holiday meal on this festive and hearty baked bean recipe. Throughout the years,…

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