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Warsaw Uprising Remembered

Looking back at the Warsaw Uprising, a heroic but tragic rebellion against Germany that occurred 75 years ago. Featured photo via iStock. This year on Aug....

Margaret Lincoln: Teaching About the Holocaust

Margaret Lincoln, a Holocaust-teaching dynamo from Battle Creek, has been educating people around the state for years. Three years ago, Gov. Rick Snyder signed into...

Freeds of Windsor Going Strong at 90

Well-known local Jewish business, Freeds of Windsor, is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Two weeks ago, I wrote about the Holtzman family and their 100-year-old business,...

Looking Back at The Jewish Chronicle’s History

Featured image courtesy of Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives, Pevin Family Papers While searching past July issues of the JN and the Detroit Jewish...

Metro Detroit’s South African Jewish Community

The Alene and Graham Landau Archivist Chair shares his interest in discovering South African Jewish history and connections in Metro Detroit. I work with Tessa...

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NASA Astronauts Participate in First All-Female Space Walk

NASA astronauts, Michigan-born Christina Koch and Israeli national Jessica Meir, are participating in the first all-female space walk. Featured photo via iStock By: Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) —...

Bob Aronson Honors the Late Rosenthal Through Art

Bob Aronson joins two other artists in a tribute to late artist and educator Stanley Rosenthal at the Galerie Camille in Detroit. Featured photo courtesy...

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...

Vieder Brothers Sweep B’nai B’rith Golf League

The Vieder brothers swept both the team competition and the individual competition in the B'nai B'rith Golf League this past summer. Featured photo courtesy of...