Stacy Gittleman

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Stacy Gittleman is an award-winning journalist and has been a contributing writer for the Detroit Jewish News for the last five years. Prior to moving to Metro Detroit in 2013, she was a columnist and feature writer for Gannett's Democrat & Chronicle in Rochester, NY. She also manages social media pages for other local non-profit organizations including the Interfaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit. Contact her with breaking news and feature story ideas that impact Detroit's Jewish community at stacy.gittleman@yahoo.com

Caytak Family Opens Chabad Center in Troy

Rabbi Menachem and Chana Caytak used Detroit Federation’s 2018 Jewish population study to find the best location for their new Chabad center in Troy. Featured...

Swastikas Found in West Bloomfield Linear Park

Two swastikas were discovered spray-painted in the pedestrian tunnel of the West Bloomfield Linear Park Trail. Featured photo courtesy of Stacy Gittleman A planned annual family...

‘Never Stop’: A Special Bar Mitzvah at Durfee

Durfee and Detroit children benefit from a bar mitzvah boy's social action. Photos by Ron Lieberman Photography What better place to hit home the Jewish value...

Interfaith Families During The High Holidays

While The High Holidays often present challenges for interfaith families, they can also provide insight on meaningful Jewish traditions. Featured photo by John Hardwick/Jewish Federation The...

Bari Balbes Empowers Girls Through Photos

Photographer Bari Balbes from West Bloomfield uses her portraits to empower girls with respect and equality in her Girls Photo Project. If pictures are worth...

Jewish Day Schools Welcome Students Back

Metro Detroit Jewish day schools are expanding, both physically and academically this upcoming school year. Following the prophetic biblical verse of enlarging the site of...

Michael Liebowitz Reflects on Apollo 11 Mission

For the upcoming 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, local engineer Michael Liebowitz recalls his contribution to the important mission. Photos courtesy of Michael Liebowitz Not many...

What We Can Do About the Border Crisis

The Metro Detroit Jewish community is stepping up and speaking out against the crisis at the border and conditions at detention centers. The accounts from...