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Looking Back: Mazel Tov, Class of 2020

With the cancellation of graduation ceremonies this year, our Cap & Gown issue takes on added significance. Unfortunately, this year because of COVID-19, our high...

Looking Back: The Oldest Form of Hate

Anti-Semitism is a social problem that has not been eradicated. Last month, the JN launched “The Anti-Semitism Project,” a yearlong inquiry and analysis of one...

Looking Back: A Friend to Jews

Remembering Walter Reuther. Fifty years ago, legendary president of the United Automobile Workers of America (UAW) Walter P. Reuther died in a plane crash near...

Looking Back: Commemorating the End of WWII

The William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History is full of stories about Jews serving in the American Armed Forces during the war. Friday,...

Looking Back: A Fun Activity

Spend some time immersed in the wonders of the William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History. OK. In the midst of the COVID-19 virus,...

Looking Back: A Homegrown Fascist

In today’s climate of rising anti-Semitism and intolerance, we should give these issues proper consideration because, in the real America of the 1930s and...

The Man Who Taught Jewish Youth to Dance

Although Joe Cornell was not Jewish, generations of people in Detroit’s Jewish community have interacted with him. When news that Cornell died in California on...

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Who is that Masked Man?

Bais Chabad pitcher Larry Lipnik says wearing a mask while playing softball ‘isn’t a big deal.’ Larry Lipnik wears a mask while he plays softball...

Looking Back: RIP, ‘Zombie Bandit’

You may not recognize his name, but you might recall his nickname: Alan Hurwitz earned fame, or perhaps infamy, as the “Zombie Bandit.” Alan Hurwitz...