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Houston Relief

https://youtu.be/BEih5eTMQXk Jewish Detroiters aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Catch the full story in print Sept. 14.

Uniting In The Aftermath Of Charlottesville

The recent images and video of white supremacists marching through the streets of Charlottesville, Va., chanting racist and anti-Semitic slogans sent shock waves across...

U.S. Anti-Semitic Incidents Spike 86 Percent

Incidents increase in Michigan as well Anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. surged more than one-third in 2016 and have jumped 86 percent in the first...

Local Family Finds Details At U.S. Holocaust Museum

There are so many unanswered questions about my past,” says Lynn Margolis, a daughter of Holocaust survivors. So, what exactly happened to her dad during...

[Detroit] Diaspora – Living Globally, Rooted Locally

Editor’s note: This is a new series about Detroiters living elsewhere, but still rooted in the D. Laya Barak: Bone broth and dance with Midwest...

Teacher Spends Month At The Bottom Of The World

Kate Miller just returned from an experience of a lifetime — she spent one month as a teacher-researcher at the South Pole. Growing up in...

Anti-Semitic Post Uploaded To Social Media Every 83 Seconds

Key findings of research conducted together with Vigo Social Intelligence finds that more than 382,000 anti-Semitic posts were uploaded to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram,...

Arrest Made: Man Who Threatened Hillel Day School In Custody

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Detroit JCRC/AJC and Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit welcomed the arrest last week of a St. Louis man in connection...

Immigration lawyers weigh in on Trump’s executive order

On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump issued an executive order imposing temporary limitations on immigration to the United States. Trump suspended visas for people...

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Looking Back: The Sinai Legacy

Sinai Hospital in Detroit was a major achievement for Detroit's Jewish community by providing a non-discriminatory environment for patients and professionals. As this calendar year...

Whitmer Owes No Apologies Regarding Israel Visit

Whitmer's recent visit to Israel sparked controversy among some Arab-American organizations. By Harry Onickel It’s been the habit of our local Jewish community to engage...

Give the Gift of Giving this Holiday Season

The holidays offer the perfect opportunity to give to local nonprofits in the community that help others. Here's a sample of Jewish agencies that...

A Christmas Tree Says Something

As the holiday season approaches, Finkelman poses the question, "What does a Christmas Tree in a Jewish home say?" Symbolic objects convey meaning without words....