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Looking Back: Chag Sameach!

This year marks an anniversary for a more recent, yet historic, event in Detroit: “Menorah in the D.” For me, writing about the history of...

Looking Back: Remembering Rabbi Sacks

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was chief rabbi of the United Kingdom, 1990-2013, the tenth rabbi to hold that position. Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Baron Sacks...

Looking Back: The Shocking Loss of Rabin

Twenty-five years after Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination, the Nov. 10, 1995, issue of the JN remains an outstanding, in-depth package of local, national and international...

Looking Back: A Tribute to the Peace Corps

Over 400 pages in William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History provide great insight into the long relationship between the Peace Corps and...

Looking Back: The Standard Club

The Standard Club was a prominent Jewish organization for nearly 50 years, from 1934 until 1981. Recently, I have written about several historic Jewish clubs...

Looking Back: The Second Intifada

This past Sept. 28 marks a 21st anniversary that Detroit’s Jewish community will not celebrate. Not all stories that one finds in the William Davidson...

Looking Back: Fighting Hunger

Taking a look back at two hunger-related stories from the past covered by the Jewish News. I read the cover story in the Sept. 10 issue...

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