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Being an Anti-Racist

We are called on to place focus toward changing the system that has greatly disadvantaged and threatened Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Habitually in...

Thank You, YouTube

When cleaning products were in short supply, YouTube taught us how to create homemade solutions. Have you taken advantage of Michigan’s updated limited capacity dine-in...

The 70th Anniversary

Barbara Balaj writes about her trip to Ellis Island in honor of the 70th anniversary of her parents’ arrival in New York. As the date...

The Three Weeks: My Family Vacation

This essay is an excerpt from Sam Glaser's book, "The Joy of Judaism." For most of us, summer is a carefree time. As one Jew...

Jewish Legal Experts Weigh In On DACA Decision

The Supreme Court ruled that efforts to end the program were “arbitrary and capricious.” A June 20 Supreme Court decision invalidates the Trump administration’s attempt...

War’s End: Detroit’s Jewish Homefront, 75 Years Ago

Part Two in our history series includes the Jewish physicist who helped develop the bomb. Read part one of this historical series here. Eighteen days before Hitler...

Schmoozing about Zooming

Zoom is no replacement for face-to-face interactions, but sometimes that's exactly the point. I’ve got to say, while some of these new COVID realities aren’t...

Why I Joined a Protest

Menachem Roetter explains why he joined a protest/march in Oak Park. I’m going to start off by saying that I know I don’t need to...

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Not A Singular Message

In dealing with our English language, we learn that making “more” can be confusing. We may have heard that “More is better.” In dealing with...

‘John Always Said Yes’: Remembering John Jacobs

John E. Jacobs' legendary dedication to the Jewish community lasted all his adult life. As soon as John Jacobs graduated law school in 1971, he...

NCJW Resale Shop Reopens

Shoppers will find high-end clothing, including designer wear and other hidden treasures. Council Re|Sale (3297 W. 12 Mile Road, Berkley) operated by National Council of...