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A Christmas Tree Says Something

As the holiday season approaches, Finkelman poses the question, "What does a Christmas Tree in a Jewish home say?" Symbolic objects convey meaning without words....

What’s Newf? Me…Rushmore!

Photos courtesy of Ben Falik Greetings, Michiganders and Michigeese! Ben has been pretty sleep deprived lately — can’t imagine why — so I am here...

Kendra Watkins and Ben Ratner Return to Detroit

Kendra Watkins and Ben Ratner return to Detroit as Repair the World Fellows working with Detroit Jews for Justice and the Coleman A. Young...

Addressing Wayne State’s Board Dysfunction

Wayne State University's board dysfunction has led to an ongoing public battle among the university's eight-member board of governors. Wayne State University and the Detroit...

Don’t Let a Staggering Iran Off the Hook

Jonathan Tobin explains why now is the time for the U.S. to press harder on a staggering Iran. The foreign-policy establishment was nearly unanimous last...

Mistakes Make the World Go ’Round

Although mistakes are embarrassing, they can often be educational and lead to some of the most useful inventions. I was once at a supermarket when...

Where Are We Now?

Featured photo courtesy of Ben Falik This isn’t about me except sort of. That’s what I remind myself each time I set out to tell...

New Israel Fund’s War on Jewish Life

The New Israel Fund is pushing to create a different philanthropic system, but is receiving controversy for allowing donors to give money to anti-Zionist...

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The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Carly Mitchell

Carly Mitchell is a senior transportation planner with HNTB in Detroit. She is a native Metro Detroiter, graduating from Wayne State University with a master’s degree in urban planning,

The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Randal Feldman

Randal Feldman, 29, of Bloomfield Hills grew up outside of Philadelphia. She graduated Temple University with a psychology degree in psychology. During college, she...

The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Jason Markowitz

Jason Markowitz, 25, is a sales associate at Jan-Pro Detroit, a franchise-based commercial cleaning company, where he focuses on selling janitorial contracts to help keep the community clean