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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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The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Carly Mitchell

Carly Mitchell is a senior transportation planner with HNTB in Detroit. She is a native Metro Detroiter, graduating from Wayne State University with a master’s degree in urban planning,

The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Randal Feldman

Randal Feldman, 29, of Bloomfield Hills grew up outside of Philadelphia. She graduated Temple University with a psychology degree in psychology. During college, she...

The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Jason Markowitz

Jason Markowitz, 25, is a sales associate at Jan-Pro Detroit, a franchise-based commercial cleaning company, where he focuses on selling janitorial contracts to help keep the community clean