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Resilience and Strength After Pittsburgh

One year after the shooting in Pittsburgh, the JCRC/AJC asks you to demonstrate the strength of the Jewish community by showing up for Shabbat. By...

Is Regulation of Anti-Semitism on Campus Censorship?

The Department of Education is under fire after it tells universities they will lose federal funding if they continue teaching programs that promote BDS...

Taking Self-Reflection Beyond Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is an opportune time to think back on our wrongdoings, yet elements of mindfulness and self-reflection can be implemented daily or weekly. As...

Happy Trails!

Al shares his journey on the new Rails-to-Trails path, which includes necessary stops for pancakes and frozen yogurt. While we’re still enduring a season of...

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 Jacobs It 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...

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The Battle Continues for a Permanent Capitol Menorah

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor continues to fight for a menorah to be permanently displayed in front of the Michigan State Capitol during the holidays. On...

Camp Sababa is a ‘Cool’ Summertime Spot

Camp Sababa is the place where a thriving Jewish community comes to life through a Jewish day-camp experience at the JCC of Metro Detroit. By...

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...

John Gallagher Formulates Success at Nonna Maria’s

John Gallagher is the nephew of Nonna Maria's original owner and has brought the recipe for success with top-notch Italian dishes. Photos courtesy of Nonna...

JARC Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

JARC celebrates 50 years of ensuring quality of life for those with developmental disabilities. When a group of Jewish parents of developmentally disabled children met...