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Yiddish Limerick: Purim

Mir vel hern di* Megillah again Af Esther**, zi hot gevayn azay Shayn***. Un Mordechai der Yid**** and all that he did. Yetzt hern di Megillah***** ich vil...

The Places I Call Home

Sandy Hermanoff writes about what home means to her. The New Yorker’s Erin Overbey wrote a column “The Meaning of Home.” It was about journalist...

Purim: From Exodus to Esther

The month of Adar provides us with the opportunity to bask in the emunah (faith) we have crafted over the Jewish calendar year. It...

Essay: A COVID Miracle from Holocaust Ashes

The son of survivors of the Salonica slaughter is now spreading the hope of life. Before World War II, there were about 50,000 Jews living...

Rabbi Dr. Twerski: A Legacy of Caring

Raising taboo issues, from therapy and mental illness to addiction and sexual abuse, he pushed the Jewish community to accept and protect the victims.

Guest Column: Choosing an End to COVID

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed Rabbi Mark Miller to the newly formed Protect Michigan Commission, whose task is to help encourage those to take the...

Al Muskovitz’s Vaccination Day Diary

Al Muskovitz shares his thoughts and experience with getting the COVID-19 vaccine. 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 Waking up at 4:30 this morning was standard procedure...

Picture Book Parodies

Rochel Burstyn introduces her favorite picture book parodies that she read in 2020. They say hindsight is 20/20. Thank G-d for that, right? I think we’re...

The Lessons of the Holocaust We Need Now More than Ever

With the rise of antisemitism and other prejudices in the United States and across the world today, Ruth Weiss Bergman takes the opportunity to...

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