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Jason Rubenfire Special to the Jewish News The Well explores opioid addiction. The opiate crisis in America has reached epidemic standards. According to the CDC, overdose...

Volunteers For Israel Starts New Program

JNS.org Volunteers for Israel, a 36-year-old nonprofit organization that encourages American Jews to lend their services to help the Jewish state, announced a new pilot...

Lending Talents

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer YIOS earns grant for women’s leadership program. During its inaugural year, the Orthodox Union’s Department of Women’s Initiative called for synagogues to...

Common Bonds – Robinson Family Reunion

Robinson family descendants gather to share facts, lore and memories. For a perfect family reunion, just add rain. A wet early June weekend spent at Tamarack...

Preserving Culture – Keter Torah

Keter Torah marks 100 years of the Sephardic community in Detroit. The distinction between Ashkenazi and Sephardic Judaism is evident the moment one walks into...

Canceled

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Candidate says her fundraiser was nixed because of her political views. Lena Epstein, a Republican candidate for Michigan’s open seat in the...

JNF Celebrates Israel

Don Cohen Contributing Writer Grandson of David Ben-Gurion talks of his grandfather and JNF’s work in Israel’s Negev desert. Friends and supporters of the Jewish National...

A Peaceful Shelter

Sponsored by our community partners Pain Free Life Centers Rob Streit JN Intern Jewish camps proactively serve the mental health needs of young people. Summer camp is a...

Mosaic United

Israeli initiative with Michigan connections promotes education and engagement for young Jews worldwide. For decades, Israel has relied on generous contributions from Jewish organizations and...

Smokin’ Fundraiser

Photos by Sheryl Korelitz Farber Hebrew Day School teams with Slows Bar-B-Q for a tasty event. Determined to reach a broader Jewish network this year with...

New Detroit Leader

Rachel Tronstein Stewart continues tradition of Jewish involvement. Rachel Tronstein Stewart, 37, says she likes to be involved in things. For Stewart, those are more...

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Public School Plans

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

Torah Portion: Considering Others’ Needs

Parshat Re’eh: Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17; Isaiah 54:11-55:5. In 1642, Sir Thomas Browne wrote the famous proverb “Charity begins at home.” And it does. If your own...

Looking Back: Jewish Dairies

United Dairies and Dairy Fresh were Jewish-owned and created nearly a century ago. Two recent communications led to this Looking Back. I had a conversation...