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Swastikas Found in West Bloomfield Linear Park

Two swastikas were discovered spray-painted in the pedestrian tunnel of the West Bloomfield Linear Park Trail. Featured photo courtesy of Stacy Gittleman A planned annual family...

Young Jews Making Moves: Emilie Weingarden

Farmington Hills native Emilie Weingarden continues her advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community through her passion for politics. Featured photo by Corrie Colf Emilie Weingarden, 17, has...

Scott Kaufman Revitalized the Jewish Community

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit's outgoing CEO Scott Kaufman is leaving a stronger, more connected community. Photos courtesy of John Hardwick When Scott Kaufman became...

‘Never Stop’: A Special Bar Mitzvah at Durfee

Durfee and Detroit children benefit from a bar mitzvah boy's social action. Photos by Ron Lieberman Photography What better place to hit home the Jewish value...

Durfee Alums Pave the Way for Opportunity

Durfee alums, including Carl and Sander Levin, draw on their past memories, eager to help Detroit kids succeed. Photography by Erin Kirkland Earlier this month, I...

Religious Marriage Contract Can be Used During Divorce

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that spouses can enforce a religious marriage contract while filing for divorce. Featured photo via iStock Spurned spouses in Michigan,...

Vieder Brothers Sweep B’nai B’rith Golf League

The Vieder brothers swept both the team competition and the individual competition in the B'nai B'rith Golf League this past summer. Featured photo courtesy of...

12 Diverse Rabbis Call Huntington Woods Home

Huntington Woods hosts one of the fastest growing Jewish populations in Michigan and has attracted a dozen of diverse religious leaders. Photos by Jerry Zolynsky Some...

Jewish Prisoners Win Right to Kosher Meals

A proposed settlement reached Oct. 12 grants Michigan's Jewish prisoners the ability to have Kosher meals. Jewish inmates in Michigan prisons will start receiving kosher...

Kaplan and Matz Make Waves at Meets

Senior swimmers Larry Kaplan and Steve Matz continue to make strides in the pool by competing at national meets. Larry Kaplan and Steve Matz swim...

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American Rabbi Suspected of Running Baby Trafficking Network

Five people including American Rabbi Shmuel Puretz have been arrested by Israeli police for allegedly running an international baby trafficking ring. By Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) —...