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Israel@70 – 1948 War of Independence

Two books give insight. May 14 marked the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the modern State of Israel and many commemorations and celebrations have...

U.S. Officially Opens Embassy In Jerusalem

Above: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the official opening ceremony of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018. To his...

Trump Pulls Out Of Iran Nuclear Agreement

ABOVE: President Donald Trump at the press briefing announcing the withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, May 8. President Donald Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal...

Our Secret Weapon

Zach Herschfus Special to the Jewish News Unity is the strongest force the Jewish people have. I drafted as a Lone Soldier to the Paratroopers Unit...

A Diamond Evening

PHOTOS By Jerry Zolynsky More than 800 people celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Jewish News and honored the Davidson-Gerson-Wetsman-Saulson family as exemplars of multi-generational...

Journalism Honors

Jewish News writers take home seven SPJ awards. The Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists held its 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards banquet...

Hope Not Handcuffs

Above: Judge Linda Davis presents a program about Hope Not Handcuffs. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Police departments to provide a pathway to treatment for addicts. People dealing...

Legos Competition

Jill Gutmann Special to the Jewish News Hillel Girl Scouts bring home innovation trophy. Legos! I don’t like Legos,” Daria yelled to me (her mom) as...

The Queen Of Everything

Detroit-native Allee Willis comes home to celebrate an extra-awesome year. “Midnight creeps so slowly into hearts Of men who need more than they get.” Poetry? Yes. But...

Family Ties

Rubenfires to be honored by BBYO. This month, my mother and father, Shelly and Mark Rubenfire, will be honored by BBYO’s Michigan Region. BBYO has...

Embracing Our Chutzpah

Congregation Shaarey Zedek welcomes Rabbi Ed Feinstein. What’s your story? I’m not asking in the uncouth way, as if we ran into one another at...

Jewish American Heritage Month Celebrates American Jews And Music

May 2018 Newly Revamped JAHM Website Provides Activities and Resources for 2018 Celebration PHILADELPHIA—Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), a national commemoration of the contributions that Americans...

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Check Out This Year’s Cap And Gown 2020 Gallery!

With the cancellation of graduation ceremonies this year, our annual Cap & Gown issue takes on added significance. From everyone at the Jewish News, we...

Why I’m Sticking with World ORT

World ORT reaches more than 300,000 beneficiaries in over 30 countries every year. I have been privileged to be involved in Jewish communal life since...