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Caytak Family Opens Chabad Center in Troy

Rabbi Menachem and Chana Caytak used Detroit Federation’s 2018 Jewish population study to find the best location for their new Chabad center in Troy. Featured...

Thousands Gather for Forbes Under 30 Summit

From Oct. 27-30, young entrepreneurs will be honored at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit. Featured image courtesy of Forbes 30 Under 30 Just over...

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...

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JFS Named Midwest Administrator for Holocaust Claims Conference

Jewish Family Service has been named administrator for Holocaust Claims Conference for providing compassionate care to Holocaust survivors. By Judy Greenwald Photography courtesy of JFS In keeping with...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Wrestle Like A Jew

This week's parsha talks about the true meaning behind Jacob wrestling with his brother Esau's guardian angel. By Rabbi Bentzion Geisinsky Did you know that the...

Bubbie’s Kitchen: Mom’s Crispy Onion Dressing

Bubbie’s Kitchen Episode 4 stars Barbara Zack, who puts a lot of love into her "Mom's Crispy Onion Dressing" recipe. Sponsored by Johnny Pomodoro’s Fresh...