Posts by Rabbi Jason Miller

The Consumer Electronics Show Doesn’t Disappoint

By Rabbi Jason Miller As I headed to Las Vegas for another week of “all tech all the time” at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), I was excited to see if last year’s promises had turned into reality. Each year, CES attendees roll their eyes at the amazing prototypes that will never come to…

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Loren Jacobs speaking at a rally

Trying to Make Sense of Messianic “Judaism”

Editor’s Note: We asked Rabbi Jason Miller to explain to readers why there was such an uproar over a Messianic “rabbi” delivering a prayer at a political rally last week. With the controversy last week of Loren Jacobs, a leader of a Bloomfield Hills church who calls himself a “rabbi,” delivering a politically charged invocation…

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Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot

EduTech Products for School Days

The kids have been back in school for almost two months and should be getting back into the school rhythm. So much has changed from when today’s parents were in school. One major change is the type of technology our kids use. Above: Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot While parents remember when schools had a few computers…

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protecting kids with technology on the dark web.

Protecting Our Kids In The Dark Web

Earlier this year, I was a guest speaker on a panel hosted by the National Council of Jewish Women. The topic was how parents and grandparents can be more vigilant in protecting our children from predators who lurk online seeking to abduct or abuse unsuspecting youth. I sat next to Autumn Ceci, a Southfield police officer…

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Michael Glabicki and Dirk Miller of Uprooted. PHOTO BY CARA FREIDHAM


Rusted Root front man Michael Glabicki brings his new band to Metro Detroit. The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival returns for its second year at the Berman Center for Performing Arts. The festival, held May 24-27, offers an innovative approach to arts and music festivals, showcasing three artists for three nights of extraordinary…

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Matisyahu heads back to Detroit, home of his first paying gig – plus, win tickets to the show!

GIVEAWAY! For the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Matisyahu at St. Andrew’s Hall, visit the JN’s Facebook page (“like” it if you haven’t already), share the story on your own FB page, then email your name to Good luck! Matisyahu wasn’t always “Matisyahu.” Born Matthew Paul Miller, the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter…

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Holiday Tech Gift Guide 2017

Chanukah is coming! Those are the three words every kid loves to hear this time of year. If you’re a kid at heart when it comes to technology gifts, then you’re in store for the most amazing holiday season ever. Technology innovation has reached new heights in 2017 and that means there are more “game-changer”…

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When politics clash on Facebook, friendships can go down for the count

The schools of the great sages of the Jewish people, Hillel and Shammai, were known to debate each other on just about every topic. The students of these two schools rarely agreed on anything; each strongly and passionately arguing the opposite position of the other, albeit always with respect for the other’s opinion. In Judaism,…

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