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Swastikas Found in West Bloomfield Linear Park

Two swastikas were discovered spray-painted in the pedestrian tunnel of the West Bloomfield Linear Park Trail. Featured photo courtesy of Stacy Gittleman A planned annual family...

Young Jews Making Moves: Emilie Weingarden

Farmington Hills native Emilie Weingarden continues her advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community through her passion for politics. Featured photo by Corrie Colf Emilie Weingarden, 17, has...

Scott Kaufman Revitalized the Jewish Community

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit's outgoing CEO Scott Kaufman is leaving a stronger, more connected community. Photos courtesy of John Hardwick When Scott Kaufman became...

‘Never Stop’: A Special Bar Mitzvah at Durfee

Durfee and Detroit children benefit from a bar mitzvah boy's social action. Photos by Ron Lieberman Photography What better place to hit home the Jewish value...

Durfee Alums Pave the Way for Opportunity

Durfee alums, including Carl and Sander Levin, draw on their past memories, eager to help Detroit kids succeed. Photography by Erin Kirkland Earlier this month, I...

Michigan State Hillel’s Sukkah Destroyed

Michigan State Hillel's Sukkah was destroyed by two males late Saturday night during the Sukkot holiday. Featured photo from surveillance footage courtesy of MSU Hillel's Facebook Despite...

Judge Avern Cohn Rejects Prison Time for Detroit Men

U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn rules against prison time for nine Detroit men who transferred millions of dollars to their home country of Yemen. In...

Religious Marriage Contract Can be Used During Divorce

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that spouses can enforce a religious marriage contract while filing for divorce. Featured photo via iStock Spurned spouses in Michigan,...

NASA Astronauts Participate in First All-Female Space Walk

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are participating in the first all-female space walk. By Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — Two NASA astronauts, including an Israeli...

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer Travels to Israel

Governor Gretchen Whitmer travels to Israel this week to meet with different leaders to strengthen relationships and build business ties. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced plans...