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Looking Back: An Honored Governor

Former Michigan governor William Milliken passed away in October but is remembered for his significant and direct impact on the Jewish community. Michigan’s longest serving...

Looking Back: One ‘Radical’ to Another

Co-owner of Zingerman's Deli Ari Weinzwieg shares in his book how applying the business ideas of radical Jewish anarchist Emma Goldman can impact businesses. When...

Looking Back: The Hate Goes On

Anti-Semitism rears its ugly head in Michigan’s Copper Country with the vandalism of Temple Jacob in Hancock. Anyone who has read the JN — or...

Looking Back: Hank Greenberg

The cornerstone of the new Walk of Heroes at The Corner Ballpark features the greatest and most influential Jewish baseball player, Hank Greenberg. On Oct....

Warsaw Uprising Remembered

Looking back at the Warsaw Uprising, a heroic but tragic rebellion against Germany that occurred 75 years ago. Featured photo via iStock. This year on Aug....

Margaret Lincoln: Teaching About the Holocaust

Margaret Lincoln, a Holocaust-teaching dynamo from Battle Creek, has been educating people around the state for years. Three years ago, Gov. Rick Snyder signed into...