Louis Finkelman

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U.S. Immigration Policy Sparks Action in Michigan

U.S. Immigration Policy stirs up controversy and drives action among Michiganders. Featured photo via Birmingham Temple Facebook Immigration issues, favorable and not, have cropped up periodically...

A Christmas Tree Says Something

As the holiday season approaches, Finkelman poses the question, "What does a Christmas Tree in a Jewish home say?" Symbolic objects convey meaning without words....

Historic Vote Brings Recognition For Armenian Genocide

The House of Representatives votes to recognize and remember the Armenian Genocide, but Turkey continues its opposition to the terminology. It has only symbolic value....

Sukkah Sleeping

The tradition of dwelling in a sukkah for seven days can include chilly overnight stays but amount to a whole-body religious experience like no...

Immigration Installation Comes to Birmingham Temple

Birmingham Temple for Humanistic Judaism places art installations opposing the current administration's stance towards immigration. Featured image courtesy of Rabbi Jeffrey Falick As a statement of...

Immigration Policy Protest at Detroit ICE

Jews join Lights for Liberty vigils at Detroit's ICE headquarters to express objections to Trump administration's immigration policies. Featured photo by Marc Sussman On Friday, July...

Deportations Resume for Iraqi Immigrants

ICE targets Iraqi immigrants for deportation with a “final order of removal" as representatives from Michigan fight for immigrant rights. Featured photo by Louis Finkelman Fighting...

Zioness Movement Challenges Anti-Semitism

Amanda Berman, co-founder of the Zioness Movement, asks progressive Jews to challenge anti-Semitism of the left. The vast majority of American Jews have their home...