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JVS Offers Career Development Program for Workers 45 and Over

The four-week program is aimed at those who are unemployed, underemployed or who want or need to change their careers. JVS Human Services is expanding...

The Holocaust Memorial Center to Reopen

The museum will open first open to members only before expanding it to the general public on Monday, July 27. The Holocaust Memorial Center will...

‘John Always Said Yes’: Remembering John Jacobs

John E. Jacobs' legendary dedication to the Jewish community lasted all his adult life. As soon as John Jacobs graduated law school in 1971, he...

Michigan Hillel Gets New Director Of Engagement

This fall, Haley Schreier will launch a new campus-wide engagement initiative — Hillel Connect. Haley Schreier has taken on the role of director of engagement...

Muslim Group Helps Jewish Prisoner

CAIR-MI joins legal case of county prisoner denied a kosher diet. A Muslim group is advocating for a Jewish man who was denied a religious...

Shabbat Shalom by Phone

Rabbi Dovid Polter shares how Shabbat Shalom by Phone is helping older adults who are isolated by the COVID-19 pandemic. I began Shabbat Shalom by...

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Public School Plans

Here are the stated school reopening plans for several public school districts in Southeast Michigan. These plans are subject to change.  

Torah Portion: Considering Others’ Needs

Parshat Re’eh: Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17; Isaiah 54:11-55:5. In 1642, Sir Thomas Browne wrote the famous proverb “Charity begins at home.” And it does. If your own...

Looking Back: Jewish Dairies

United Dairies and Dairy Fresh were Jewish-owned and created nearly a century ago. Two recent communications led to this Looking Back. I had a conversation...