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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 Axelrod JPRO 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...

What Real Incitement to Murder Looks Like

Recent mass shootings have sparked heated debates about who is to blame for this growing hatred. By Jonathan Tobin In the wake of the latest mass...

Sam Marvin and Our Returning Citizens

Featured photo by Ben Falik I will always free associate Sam Marvin with wood pallets and wood pallets with Sam Marvin. In the days leading...

6 Back-to-School Communication Tips

Learn how to communicate for success and minimize anxiety when heading back to school with these simple communication techniques. The upcoming new school year brings...

Concentration Camps and Detention Centers: There’s a Big Difference

Holocaust survivor shares his thoughts on the recent comparisons between Nazi concentration camps and detention centers at the Southern border. By Michael Weiss I am a...

Don’t Counter Racism with Racism

Shapiro emphasizes that the answer to "race baiting" is to minimize hateful propaganda and racial division. By Susan Shapiro As a liberal Manhattan writer and teacher,...

Welcome to Detroit, Maccabi Games Visitors!

When it comes to extending a welcome mat for Maccabi Youth Games athletes, artists and their families, none has matched the Detroit Jewish community’s...

The (No) Sleep Clinic Nightmare

Alan Muskovitz' harrowing experiences at a (no) sleep clinic to determine if he has sleep apnea, gone horribly wrong. I recently underwent a sleep study...

The Beginning of a Leadership Journey

By Rabbi Ariana Silverman and Rabbi Aaron Starr Rabbinic Leadership Initiative provides learning opportunity in Israel for diverse group of rabbis What happens when two rabbis...

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Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at 68

Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings, who built bridges between African-American and Jewish communities, dies from longstanding health challenges. Featured photo courtesy of Win McNamee via Getty...

Noa Shavit Brings Emotion to the Stage

Israeli dancer and choreographer Noa Shavit will bring her talent to the University of Michigan through December. Featured photo courtesy Noa Shavit/Dana Karochi Last year, Israeli...

12 Diverse Rabbis Call Huntington Woods Home

Huntington Woods hosts one of the fastest growing Jewish populations in Michigan and has attracted a dozen of diverse religious leaders. Photos by Jerry Zolynsky Some...

Hear, Michael Barg

Photos courtesy of Michael Barg You are Michael Barg. You are knocking on an unmarked door on West Grand Boulevard. It is late and dark,...