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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...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Healing Broken Relationships

Parshat Korach: Numbers 16:1-18:32; I Samuel 11:14-12:22. I was recently teaching a class about the weekly Torah portion when someone mentioned the rebellion of Korach. I...

This Week’s Torah Portion: The Power Of Relationships

Parshat Shelach Lechah: Numbers 13:1-15:41; Joshua 2:1-24. By Rabbi Joseph Krakoff One thing is for certain: Relationships are never easy. They are hard work, challenging and...

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...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Moses Had A Sister

Parshat Bachaaloteha: Numbers 8:1-12:16; Zechariah 2:14-4:7. By Rabbi Ariana Gordon When we teach of Moses, we generally teach of a great leader: the man who led...

Swiss and Schvitz: A Shavuot Experience Like No Other

Young adults celebrate Shavuot with The Well with plenty of cheese and a sauna experience at the Schvitz Health Club. Photography and description by Marisa...

This Week’s Torah Portion: We Are Truly Blessed

Parshat Naso: Numbers 21:1-7:89; Judges 13:2-25. By Rabbi Daniel Schwartz The old cliché says that Eskimos have 50 different words for snow because that’s their world. We...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Stand and Be Counted

Parshat Bamidbar: Numbers 1:1-4:20; Hosea 2:1-22. Rabbi Jeremy Yoskowitz A national census, at any level, is no small undertaking. For those who are counted, it might...

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Pioneering Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies

Pioneering journalist Cokie Roberts, who with her husband wrote about their interfaith marriage, dies from complications of breast cancer. Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post...

Waterford House Fire Leads to Murder Charge

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Sackler Family-Owned Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy due to lawsuits accusing the company of profiting from opioid epidemic. (JTA) — The Sackler family-owned Purdue Pharma filed for...

Tamarack Camps Initiates Staff Reduction

Tamarack Camps makes up budget deficit by eliminating nine staff positions. Featured photo via Tamarack Camps Facebook Shortly after Labor Day, Tamarack Camps enacted a workforce...