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Metro Detroit Voters Sound Off

High passions and some clashes as Michigan headed to the polls. On Election Day in Michigan, a state where voter turnout surpassed 5.5 million, the...

Former Jewish Detroiter Kathy Manning Wins U.S. House Seat

Manning, former chair of the Jewish Federation of North America, will serve the Greensboro area as a Democrat. Jewish attorney and community activist Kathy Manning,...

Election 2020 — DJN Live Blog

This is a live blog dedicated to the Presidential election and elections in Metro Detroit, Oakland County, and Michigan. Detroit Jewish News reporters will be...

Joe Biden Wins Michigan

With 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, Michigan was a crucial win for Biden. The Associated Press has called the state of Michigan...

Make Your Vote Count In 2020

JCRC/AJC is working to activate volunteers in a safe, socially distant manner. Election season is in full swing. Voters in Michigan are submitting absentee ballots,...

Essay: There Is No ‘Jewish Vote’

In one week, Jews will vote in accordance with their values; the question is whether those values will be derived from Judaism or progressivism. An...

State Hillel Groups Promoting Voting on Campus

Both U-M and MSU Hillels are using Hillel International’s MitzVote campaign. With Election Day less than two weeks away, Jewish college students across Michigan are...

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A Call For Windsor Residents Who Have Experienced Antisemitism

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