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Science Center

Kathleen Straus honors her late husband’s dream with a gift to the Detroit museum. Sometimes dreams take a long time to come true. And that...

Feeding Those In Need

Rob Streit JN Intern West Bloomfield boy raises nearly $20,000 for Forgotten Harvest. Most bar and bat mitzvah youth are rewarded after a long journey of...

What is Orthodox Judaism?

Some of the consternation regarding Modern Orthodox Rabbi Asher Lopatin stems in no small part from a lack of familiarity with the history and...

On The Front Lines

Documentary sheds light on Alzheimer’s and dementia patients and caregivers. Alzheimer’s disease and dementia wreak havoc on the lives of millions of families each year....

‘Overflowing With Optimism’

Israeli ambassador addresses Metro Detroit crowd. Expressing optimism for the future, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer said that after 70 years of existence,...

Sherman Society

Physicians honor a renowned Sinai doctor and teacher. Membership in the Sherman Society doesn’t require a lengthy application, annual dues or celebrity status. All that’s...

Native Detroiter Murdered In Arizona

Psychiatrist gunned down near his office. Dr. Steven Pitt, 59, native Detroiter and renowned forensic psychiatrist, was shot to death outside his Scottsdale, Ariz., office...

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...

Must Read

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...