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Jewish Prisoners Win Right to Kosher Meals

A proposed settlement reached Oct. 12 grants Michigan's Jewish prisoners the ability to have Kosher meals. Jewish inmates in Michigan prisons will start receiving kosher...

Haley Stevens’ First Time to Israel

Congresswoman Haley Stevens speaks about her experience in Israel and the impact her first trip to the country had on her. "Phenomenal.” That’s what Congresswoman...

Cobo Center Gets a New Name

TCF Executive Chairman Gary Torgow unveils new TCF Center signage at Cobo Center. Featured photo via TCF Center Facebook The center formally known as Cobo got...

Scott Leemaster Takes Chairman Position at Technion

Jewish Detroiters share a special relationship with the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and new chairman of the Board of Governors Scott Leemaster. Featured image courtesy...

Michigan Democratic Party’s New Caucus

Noah Arbit founded the Michigan Democratic Jewish Caucus in the hopes of addressing rise in hate and anti-Semitism. By Jackie Headapohl Photos courtesy of the Michigan...

Brenda Lawrence Looks to Solidify Relationships

Congresswoman and former Mayor of Southfield, Brenda Lawrence, expresses commitment to leading a Black Jewish Caucus in Congress. By Jackie Headapohl It’s doubtful there are many...

When Germany Talks BDS, it’s Time to Listen

German parliament voices condemnation of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement, likening its tactics to to Nazi-era anti-Jew campaigns. By JN Staff Is the Boycott, Divestment,...

Survivor and Liberator Meet After 74 Years

Army veteran and Holocaust survivor reunited for the first time since the liberation of Salzwedel concentration camp in 1945. By Barbara Lewis, Contributing WriterPhotography by...