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Looking Back: Trial of the Century

The William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History holds the reports and editorials from the legendary editor of the Detroit Jewish News, Philip Slomovitz, during the trial of Adolf Eichmann, one of the chief architects of the Holocaust.

Torah Portion: When No Means No

One of the basic principles we learn in the stories of the Torah is that as much as God reaches out to humans and as much as people desire God’s intimacy, actual contact will be disastrous.

Looking Back: Wikipedia Turns 20

As one might imagine, the most common reference to Wikipedia in the William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History is when it is cited as a source for information.

A Return to Worship: Some Shuls Have Begun Limited in-Person Services; Others Wait

More congregations are reopening or expanding their number of participants for in-person services but keeping an online presence. Others, however, are choosing to remain virtual.

Torah Portion: Cherishing Creation

Parshat Tzav: Leviticus 6:1-8:36; Malachi 3:4-24. (Shabbat HaGadol) The intricacies of Temple sacrifice, as described in Parshat Tzav, may seem otherworldly to us. Priests place...

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