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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...

Book Review: “Shadow Strike”

Shadow Strike is a thrilling novel exploring the gripping story of the 2007 destruction of the al-Kabar nuclear reactor in Syria. By Mike Smith, Detroit...

Jewish Detroiters Did Their Part for Israel’s Founding

By Mike Smith Israel just celebrated another birthday. The nation is now 71 years old, and it is a vibrant, democratic, economically powerful, high-tech society...

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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 Jacobs It sits...

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...