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This Week’s Torah Portion: A Picture Of A Leader

Parshat Lech-Lecha: Genesis 12:1-17:27; Isaiah 40:27-41:16. By Jeff Lasday Now God said to Avram: ‘Go out from your country, from your family and from your father’s...

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...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Building The Ark Again

Parshat Noach: Genesis 6:9-11:32; Isaiah 54:1-55:5. In Noach, God promised to never destroy the Earth again (Genesis 8.21). But that says nothing of our precarious...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Begin Again for the First Time

Parshat Bereshit: Genesis 1:1-6:8; Isaiah 42:5-43:10. Let’s start at the very beginning, which is a very good place to start. This Shabbat, we start reading the...

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...

Bubbie’s Kitchen: Making Mandel Bread with DeDe

Bubbie's Kitchen Episode 2 features DeDe Weinberg showing Joshua Goldberg how to make her irresistible mandel bread. Sponsored by Johnny Pomodoro’s Fresh Market Produced by Allison...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Facts On The Ground

Parshat Haazinu: Deuteronomy 32:1-52; II Samuel 22:1-51. By Rabbi Mitch Parker “Let the skies hear as I speak; let the Earth listen to the words of...

Sukkah Sleeping

The tradition of dwelling in a sukkah for seven days can include chilly overnight stays but amount to a whole-body religious experience like no...

Taking Self-Reflection Beyond Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is an opportune time to think back on our wrongdoings, yet elements of mindfulness and self-reflection can be implemented daily or weekly. As...

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....

This Week’s Torah Portion: What Do We Do With Our Years?

Parshat Vayelekh: Detuteronomy 31:1-30; Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20; Joel 2:15-27. (Shabbat Shuvah) Ad me’ah v’esrim!” (“May you live until 120.”) We often hear and use...

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer Travels to Israel

Governor Gretchen Whitmer travels to Israel this week to meet with different leaders to strengthen relationships and build business ties. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced plans...

Beth Rodgers and Howard Fridson’s ‘Welcome to Chanu-Con’

Beth Rodgers and Howard Fridson's new children's book Welcome to Chanu-Con details Congregation Beth Shalom's pre-Chanukah event. Featured photo courtesy of Barbara Lewis Chanu-Con, Congregation Beth...

Dr. Maisel to Match $25K for Lighthouse Event

Dr. Harry Maisel of West Bloomfield is making an impactful gift for those in need for the Lighthouse Dancing with the Detroit Stars event. Featured...