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Goodbye, Mr. Tiger

Remembering Al Kaline Tears instantly filled my eyes the moment I learned on April 6 that Detroit Tiger and Hall of Fame great Al Kaline...

What if Jewish Journalism Disappears?

Unless we move quickly, Jewish newspapers across the country will disappear. Just hours before the seder, British Jews heard the shocking news that the nation’s...

COVID-19 and the American Jewish Economic Crisis

The longer the COVID-19 crisis continues, the broader and more destructive the impact will be on our communal and religious enterprise. American Jewry is facing...

The Effects of Social Distance

Some folks are handling it better than others. How are you coping with this social isolation? Let me guess: For introverts everywhere — heaven, loving it!...

Reader Response: Lansing Protesters Were Irresponsible and Infuriating

"Operation Gridlock" disregarded necessary safety protocols in an appalling manner. Freedom of speech is one of our country’s greatest assets. As a resident of Michigan,...

Empowering Bnei Anousim

I am what is known as Bnei Anousim (meaning “coerced” or “forced”). Last month, I joined an esteemed panel of experts to make history at...

Editor’s Note: A Rough Road For JN

Facing the challenges ahead with a reduced staff. Like so many media outlets nationwide, the Jewish News has faced a difficult revenue crunch in the...

Jewfro: Incomplete Thoughts, Alphabetized

The ABCs of Beating the Shelter-in-Place Blues Those of us fortunate enough to be healthy and sensible enough to be home are still susceptible to...

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Holocaust Memorial Center Warns Against Passivity

In a statement, the center called to “extinguish flames” of hatred. The Holocaust Memorial Center, based in Farmington Hills, released a statement urging the community to...

Danny Raskin: Detroit Original

Two family-owned Shield’s Pizza restaurants are still pleasing customers. Another wonderful chapter in the early annals of Detroit and suburbs history was begun in 1937...