Holidays

Special Kol Nidre Service for Those with Dementia

Additionally, families that sign up for the program by Sept. 14 will get a free special gift bag for the holidays. Seniors living with dementia...

A Shavuot Revelation

One reason Shavuot has no set date is because the essence of Torah is outside of time and space. Shavuot is a mysterious holiday. This...

Metro Detroit Natives Help Put on Star-Studded Online Fundraiser

Saturday Night Seder captivated audiences with a long list of celebrities paired alongside religious figures. Saturday Night Seder, a star-filled entertainment take on Passover traditions,...

Chametz Burning in Southfield: Socially Distancing a Passover Custom

Burning the chametz that remains the morning before Passover begins is often done in backyards or at organized community bonfires. When ‘virtual’ wouldn’t do, and...

Local 4 Meteorologist Shares His Virtual Passover Experience

By Paul Gross A seder that was initially "missing something" actually became something much more special than anybody anticipated. Every year, I lead my family's seder....

One Man’s Exodus Echoes the Jewish Experience

One of the basic tenets in Judaism is the Exodus from Egypt. The Ten Commandments begin with the words: “I am the Lord your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt.” We are compelled to recall this extraordinary event in prayers like the V’ahavta and Shabbat evening Kiddush. Passover commemorates our people’s freedom from slavery after this momentous escape. This theme is familiar — especially for Salomone Castro.

Annabel Cohen’s Passover Recipes with Items You Probably Have on Hand

Passover recipes with items you probably have on hand. Ma nishtanah, ha-lilah hazeh. Why is this night different from all other nights? Never has this...

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Looking Back: A New Chapter

The Jewish News is the latest in an emerging trend of for-profit, community focused print media companies transitioning to non-profit ownership. It’s that time again. It happens...

Torah Portion: Writing Our Own Song

Parshat Haazinu: Deuteronomy 32:1-52; I Samuel 22:1-51. And you shall write for yourselves this song” (Devarim 31:19). The subject of this verse is unclear and debated...