Home News Michigan

Michigan

Brenda Lawrence Looks to Solidify Relationships

Congresswoman and former Mayor of Southfield, Brenda Lawrence, expresses commitment to leading a Black Jewish Caucus in Congress. By Jackie Headapohl It’s doubtful there are many...

Legislation Would Grant Additional Funds to Synagogues for Security

Senator Gary Peters of Michigan helped introduce bi-partisan legislation to provide increased funding for security for religious institutions. By Marcy Oster (JTA) — Two senators have...

Anti-Israel Resolution Voted Down in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Jewish community rallies to reject anti-Israel legislation that called for an end to military aid from United States. By JN StaffAfter a divisive business...

MSU Hillel Intern Receives Anti-Semitic Death Threats

Jack Hurlbut of Eaton Rapids was charged with ethnic intimidation related to anti-Semitic death threats he made toward a Jewish student intern at MSU. By...

Measles And Pesach: Will Seders Be Affected?

With Pesach starting Friday night and 43 confirmed measles cases in Southeast Michigan, many people are cautious about attending seders. By Stacy GittlemanFeatured photo courtesy...

Karaite Jewish Family Finds Their ‘Promised Land’ in Michigan

Family of Karaite Jews Tries Homesteading in the Lower Peninsula By Barbara LewisPhotos courtesy of Eric and Ashley WormsleyLike the ancient Israelites, they’ve come “out...

Pet Owners In Limbo As Howell Pet Cemetery Loses Lease And Closes

Joyce WiswellContributing WriterWhen Jill Lepler Daly’s two beloved dogs died more than 15 years apart, she purchased each a coffin and headstone and tucked...

Slotkin to Donate Salary During Government Shutdown

As about 800,000 federal employees at several agencies — Agriculture, Commerce, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, State, Transportation, and Treasury —...

Federal Judge Mark Goldsmith ordered about 100 Iraqi detainees must be released By Dec. 20

Louis FinkelmanDetroit Jewish News Contributing WriterThis is a very special week for Michigan's Chaldean community. Federal Judge Mark Goldsmith has ordered that by Dec....

Must Read

With Bolton Gone, Will Trump Make a Deal with Iran?

The resignation of National Security Advisor John Bolton leads to speculation on whether President Donald Trump will try to make a deal with Iran. By...

Bistro Le Bliss Celebrates its Inaugural Anniversary

West Bloomfield restaurant Bistro Le Bliss pleases palates in its first year with French-inspired Eastern European menu. Photos via Bistro Le Bliss Facebook Celebrating only its...

The Tribe Goes to the 2019 Emmys

The 2019 Emmys are this Sunday, September 22. Keep an eye out for these confirmed Jewish nominees! The Primetime Emmys, for excellence in TV, will...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Being Chosen Is A Challenge

Parshat KiTavo: Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8; Isaiah 60:1-22 By Howard LupovitchThis week’s Torah portion underscores the complexity in the relationship between God and Israel, specifically the notion...