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National Recognition

Natalie Stavale Special to the Jewish News WWII veteran and philanthropist Morton Harris honored as a Churchill Fellow. Detroit native Morton E. “Mort” Harris, 97, is...

A Pioneering Organization

The Well named among top 50 innovative Jewish organizations. The Well was named one of North America’s top 50 innovative Jewish organizations in the 13th annual...

ELI Talks In Detroit!

Two local lecturers to be featured. ELI Talks are coming to Detroit! The program, which produces videotaped lectures on diverse Jewish topics and makes them...

Modesty Makes A S-P-L-A-S-H!

Oak Park pool offers gender-separated hours. The likely closing of the Jewish Community Center’s Jimmy Prentis Morris (JPM) branch in Oak Park, announced in January...

Mom With A Mission

Vivian Henoch Special To The Jewish News Meet Erika Jones, defining tikkun olam at the Judson Center. Never doubt the power of a Jewish mom determined...

Gaining Momentum

JVS honors business leaders, entrepreneur at Strictly Business luncheon. JVS will recognize the passion, drive and creativity of a local business and a young professional...

Toronto Educators

Beth Shalom to host couple at its annual Nelson Legacy Event. Do men and women read the Bible differently? That’s the question Rabbi Elyse Goldstein will...

Father-Daughter Team

Vivian Henoch Special to the Jewish News Above: Melyn and Karen Rubenfire Meet the Rubenfires, Detroit activists and founders of Project Healthy Community. Four days a week at the...

In A Hurry!

Brittanii Lyons Special to the Jewish News WSU senior plans to teach in Israel as a Fulbright scholar. Acceptance into the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is...

Israel@70: Ties That Bind

Beverly Kent Goldenberg Special to the Jewish News A Detroiter born in 1948 charts her close relationship with Israel’s growth. I was a post-World War II baby, born...

JFS Historical Highlights

1928  The Jewish Social Service Bureau is incorporated to promote “family welfare and welfare of children among the Jewish people of Detroit and environs.” 1930s ...

Must Read

Who is that Masked Man?

Bais Chabad pitcher Larry Lipnik says wearing a mask while playing softball ‘isn’t a big deal.’ Larry Lipnik wears a mask while he plays softball...