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A Detroiter’s Journey of Jewish Community Explored and Expanded

Metro Detroiter Jessica Katz shares learning experiences during her journey as the 2019 Ralph I. Goldman Fellow in Global Jewish Leadership. By Jessica Katz Featured photo...

Black-Jewish Community Growth

Living in a community defined by real relationships and trust is important for the future of the black-Jewish communities. By Rabbi Sam Englender Last month, I...

Pennies from Heaven?

Al Muskovitz questions the idea of coincidences, or “c-o-i-n”-cidences in life due to a few recent encounters with meaningful pennies. Recent events are leading me...

Why Holocaust Analogies Are Dangerous

Dr. Edna Friedberg discusses the sloppy analogies and oversimplifying of the Holocaust, comparing it to current day politics. By Edna Friedberg, Ph.D. Nazis seem to be...

Can a Black-Jewish Congressional Caucus Help?

Jonathan S. Tobin questions whether the Black-Jewish congressional caucus can help combat hate. By Jonathan S. Tobin Something needed to be done. With tensions rising between...

A Call to Action on LGBT Protections

It's time to act on protections for LGBT people and include the LGBT community in the Michigan Civil Rights Act. By Mel Larsen At the time...

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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...

Bistro Le Bliss Celebrates its Inaugural Anniversary

West Bloomfield restaurant Bistro Le Bliss pleases palates in its first year with French-inspired Eastern European menu. Photos via Bistro Le Bliss Facebook Celebrating only its...

The Tribe Goes to the 2019 Emmys

The 2019 Emmys are this Sunday, September 22. Keep an eye out for these confirmed Jewish nominees! The Primetime Emmys, for excellence in TV, will...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Being Chosen Is A Challenge

Parshat KiTavo: Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8; Isaiah 60:1-22 By Howard LupovitchThis week’s Torah portion underscores the complexity in the relationship between God and Israel, specifically the notion...