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Editor’s Note: Healing Ourselves

We have heard a lot over the last few weeks about the need to identify and address racism and prejudice within our own communities. Last...

What Can Ordinary People Do to End Racism? Plenty!

We can then make a personal oath that we must take action, beginning today. “There’s something happening here, what it is ain’t exactly clear.” Buffalo Springfield,...

Israel Must Reform Its Supreme Court

The idea that Israel's current high court defends democracy is a facade. When world crises the likes of Covid-19 strike, it is inevitable that people...

Zionism is Liberation: How We March and Shout Black Lives Matter

“Zion, won’t you call out to those who are oppressed?” Rabbi Yehudah Halevy, 11th century Spain There has been much discussion recently regarding whether proud...

Celebrating Flag Day in a Chaotic Year

Revering the American flag is part of the nation's tapestry As the tumult of the trifecta of COVID-19, protests/riots, and economic distress grip our country,...

Editor’s Note: Learning From History

Why Metro Detroit’s Jews should stand up for justice and equality. In March, the Jewish News ran a story about Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard...

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JVS Offers Career Development Program for Workers 45 and Over

The four-week program is aimed at those who are unemployed, underemployed or who want or need to change their careers. JVS Human Services is expanding...

What If…

There are so many what ifs that can be posed given the history of Jewish activism — or more accurately the lack thereof —...

The Holocaust Memorial Center to Reopen

The museum will open first open to members only before expanding it to the general public on Monday, July 27. The Holocaust Memorial Center will...