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Court Denies Motion for Reconsideration in Ann Arbor Protester Case

9/4 UPDATE: A motion for a district judge to reconsider their ruling against Ann Arbor synagogue congregants in a case involving anti-Israel synagogue protesters...

Michigan Attorney General Nessel Compares Trump To Hitler At State Nominating Convention

AG’s Office and Democratic institutions stand by comment; Republicans push against it. At Michigan’s Democratic Nominating Convention on August 29, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel...

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Protesters at Ann Arbor Synagogue

The plaintiffs did not demonstrate that the protests caused them injury, a U.S. judge decided. A judge has dismissed the lawsuit against anti-Israel protesters who...

Michigan Colleges, and Their Jewish Student Organizations, Navigate an Unusual Fall Semester

Michigan universities with notable Jewish presences, such as the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Oakland University and Wayne State University, are all taking...

Public School Plans

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

Michigan Primary Winners and Losers

With a majority of the results in, here are some of the winners and losers in Oakland County and other noteworthy results for the Jewish community.

Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum Misses Its Visitors

Mounting expenses are getting harder to pay after four months of closure due to COVID-19, said owner Jeremy Yagoda. Under normal circumstances, Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum on Orchard Lake...

Gabe Leland Confronts New Corruption Charges

Detroit’s only Jewish City Councilmember is charged with bribery and accepting improper gifts. Detroit City Councilmember Gabe Leland is facing a new round of criminal...

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Looking Back: A New Chapter

The Jewish News is the latest in an emerging trend of for-profit, community focused print media companies transitioning to non-profit ownership. It’s that time again. It happens...

Torah Portion: Writing Our Own Song

Parshat Haazinu: Deuteronomy 32:1-52; I Samuel 22:1-51. And you shall write for yourselves this song” (Devarim 31:19). The subject of this verse is unclear and debated...