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American Jews Must Not Be Afraid to Show Up on the High Holidays

Avoiding synagogue out of fear during the High Holidays should not become a standard practice. The last thing most American Jews needed was another excuse...

Grodman Brothers Take the Field

Louis and Nathan Grodman are brothers who take the field together for University of Michigan football home games but for different teams. Photography by Samii...

Memories of High Holidays Past

Al Muskovitz recounts instances of sneaking out of services and more as a youngster during the High Holidays. A few weeks ago, I sat at...

Rwanda’s Yad Vashem

The Kigali Genocide Memorial preserves the horror of the Rwandan genocide in graphic detail, just as Yad Vashem captures the Holocaust. By Mark JacobsIt sits...

With Bolton Gone, Will Trump Make a Deal with Iran?

The resignation of National Security Advisor John Bolton leads to speculation on whether President Donald Trump will try to make a deal with Iran. By...

Selma Goode Represents

Visit Selma Goode in her one-story Redford home and it becomes clear quickly that at 96 years old, she is purpose-driven, patient and proud...

When Do We Partner? When Do We Not?

Rabbi Asher Lopatin reflects on his experience at the Take on Hate rally and how he made the decision to partner with other organizations. By...

It Started From One Shabbat

Marilynn Yarbough details her one Shabbat experience that allowed her to reunite with a part of her family that she never knew existed. By Marilynn...

What’s Missing from Israel’s Election Campaign?

Contradictory to what most American Jews believe, challengers of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Israel election do not address the peace process. By Jonathan...

Cutting the Cord

After numerous solicitation calls a day, Alan Muskovitz decided to cut the cord and continue to run his business without a land line. The change...

Reflections on JPRO19: What Connects Us

Robin Axelrod reflects on her experience at the JPRO19 Conference and the opportunities it brings for Jewish professionals. By Robin AxelrodJPRO Network, an organization that...

Jewish Education by the Numbers

JCC COO examines trends, transitions and opportunities when it comes to Jewish education in Metro Detroit. By Jeffrey Lasday Before rushing headlong into the new school...

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Bob Aronson Honors the Late Rosenthal Through Art

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