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The Plummers in Israel: New Scrutiny Comes From Ethiopian Community

The Ethiopian Chief Rabbi believes the Detroit-native pastor couple have come to Israel to missionize. Dr. Glenn Plummer, a pastor originally from Detroit, has come...

Former Jewish Detroiter Kathy Manning Wins U.S. House Seat

Manning, former chair of the Jewish Federation of North America, will serve the Greensboro area as a Democrat. Jewish attorney and community activist Kathy Manning,...

ADL Michigan Offering Reward For Information About Desecrated Grand Rapids Cemetery 

Up to $3,000 is being offered for information on the vandals at Ahavas Israel Jewish Cemetery. Michigan’s ADL (Anti-Defamation League) chapter today announced a reward...

The Docs of War

Tales of the brave, young physicians who saved countless lives in Vietnam. I’ve never really shared “my” Vietnam War memories with anybody. It took me...

Election 2020 — DJN Live Blog

This is a live blog dedicated to the Presidential election and elections in Metro Detroit, Oakland County, and Michigan. Detroit Jewish News reporters will be...

Joe Biden Wins Michigan

With 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, Michigan was a crucial win for Biden. The Associated Press has called the state of Michigan...

Grand Rapids Rabbi Urges Caution In Assessing Cemetery Vandals

Rabbi David Krishef explains why he’s not yet calling the pro-Trump graffiti antisemitic.  When Rabbi David Krishef of Congregation Ahavas Israel in Grand Rapids woke up Monday morning, he was greeted with disturbing news from...

Jewish Cemetery in Grand Rapids Vandalized With Pro-Trump Graffiti On Eve of Election

The graffiti was discovered as Trump headed to his final campaign stop in the city.  A Jewish cemetery in Grand Rapids was found vandalized with pro-Trump graffiti...

JCC May Delay Pool and Track Reopening, Concerned About COVID Spike

The center will also be consulting with health officials on when they can reopen. The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit sent out a letter...

Feds Arrest Neo-Nazi Linked To Michigan Synagogue Graffiti

Nessel, FBI snag the leader of The Base, which had targeted a congregation in the U.P. State and federal authorities announced Thursday they had arrested...

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A Royal Encounter

Alan Muskovitz recalls his meeting with Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson. It’s official! The recounts are done, and it can now be certified that Dewey...

Holiday Tech Gift Guide 2020 [PHOTOS]

From phones and drones to TVs and cameras, this year’s top gifts these holidays will hopefully bring a smile to anyone’s face! 2020 has been...

New App Enhances Prayer During Pandemic

Visual T’filah utilizes contemporary technology to display liturgy intermingled with art and other visual imagery. Prayer in Judaism is an interesting concept. While there is...

Tamarack Camps Planning Summer 2021 Programing Under Pandemic

Tamarack will be splitting up camp in pods for the first two weeks of session. Tamarack Camps canceled all summer 2020 programming due to COVID-19....

Anxiety Keeping You Awake? Pandemic and Politics Take a Toll on Sleep

Stress is causing increased sleep problems, especially for women, according to some local physicians and therapists. The recent surge in COVID-19 cases is stressing many...