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Festival of Plays Features Local Talent

Two Jewish playwrights, Stephen Sussman and Myron Stein, take the stage with their short theater pieces for the 2019 Festival of Plays. Stephen Sussman has...

Concert of Colors Returns With New Theme

The annual Concert of Colors features World music, Detroit milestones, Don Was’ All-Star Revue and new theme "Freedom of Expression." Featured photo courtesy of Gabi...

Palmer Woods Home and Garden Tour

Home and garden tours with live music, dinner and a dessert reception showcase historic Palmer Woods homes on July 13 and 14. Photos by Barbara...

Inside Ora Pescovitz’ Sunset Terrace House

Oakland University President Ora Pescovitz makes Sunset Terrace a welcoming home, featuring furniture and art collections. Photography by John McTaggart Oakland University Dr. Ora Pescovitz, who...

Memories from Interlochen

There are memories abound among Jewish talent who attended Interlochen Center for the Arts back in the day. Featured photo courtesy of Interlochen Center for...

Catch ‘The Russian Play’ at the Shaw Festival

Shaw Festival playwright Hannah Moscovitch uses a mix of humor and tragedy, plus elements from her heritage in The Russian Play. Featured photo by David...

Movie Review: ‘Yesterday’

Photos courtesy of Ben Pivoz What if you woke up tomorrow and nobody had ever heard of your favorite artists? Besides your own memories, it...

Young Jews Making Moves: Lili Tarnopol

Frankel Jewish Academy student, Lili Tarnopol, conveys an important message about the need for change through her artwork. Sixteen-year-old Lili Tarnopol will be a junior...

Actor Max Wright, Native Detroiter, Dies 

Native Detroiter and actor Max Wright died June 26 at age 75 after a long battle with lymphoma. Detroit native and acclaimed actor Max Wright...

Orna Amrani’s One-of-a-Kind Judaica

Israeli artist Orna Amrani designs one-of-a-kind Judaica, selling her pieces at art fairs in Michigan and around the country. Photos courtesy of Orna Amrani Over the...

Books That Are a Must-Read This Summer

Our compilation of summer books offers everything from page-turners to politics — all with a Jewish connection. By Sandee Brawarsky FICTION The Gospel According to Lazarus by...

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Rwanda’s Yad Vashem

The Kigali Genocide Memorial preserves the horror of the Rwandan genocide in graphic detail, just as Yad Vashem captures the Holocaust. By Mark JacobsIt sits...

Detroit Jews for Justice Attend UAW Strike

Leaders from Detroit Jews for Justice show support and solidarity for striking UAW members at the GM Assembly Plant. By Allie Zeff After their monthly meeting,...

With Bolton Gone, Will Trump Make a Deal with Iran?

The resignation of National Security Advisor John Bolton leads to speculation on whether President Donald Trump will try to make a deal with Iran. By...

Bistro Le Bliss Celebrates its Inaugural Anniversary

West Bloomfield restaurant Bistro Le Bliss pleases palates in its first year with French-inspired Eastern European menu. Photos via Bistro Le Bliss Facebook Celebrating only its...