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Not A Singular Message

In dealing with our English language, we learn that making “more” can be confusing. We may have heard that “More is better.” In dealing with...

Editor’s Note: How We Cover Elections

Jewish News editor Andrew Lapin explains how we will be covering the 2020 elections. Michigan’s statewide primary elections are coming up on Aug. 4, and...

Shabbat Shalom by Phone

Rabbi Dovid Polter shares how Shabbat Shalom by Phone is helping older adults who are isolated by the COVID-19 pandemic. I began Shabbat Shalom by...

A Monumental Shame

Mark Jacobs addresses the debate over renaming monuments and places and asks Jews to join the debate with a "profound sense of empathy."

Being an Anti-Racist

We are called on to place focus toward changing the system that has greatly disadvantaged and threatened Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Habitually in...

Thank You, YouTube

When cleaning products were in short supply, YouTube taught us how to create homemade solutions. Have you taken advantage of Michigan’s updated limited capacity dine-in...

The 70th Anniversary

Barbara Balaj writes about her trip to Ellis Island in honor of the 70th anniversary of her parents’ arrival in New York. As the date...

The Three Weeks: My Family Vacation

This essay is an excerpt from Sam Glaser's book, "The Joy of Judaism." For most of us, summer is a carefree time. As one Jew...

Jewish Legal Experts Weigh In On DACA Decision

The Supreme Court ruled that efforts to end the program were “arbitrary and capricious.” A June 20 Supreme Court decision invalidates the Trump administration’s attempt...

War’s End: Detroit’s Jewish Homefront, 75 Years Ago

Part Two in our history series includes the Jewish physicist who helped develop the bomb. Read part one of this historical series here. Eighteen days before Hitler...

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Danny Raskin: Detroit Eats

Two former Detroiters have opened a new restaurant in Boynton Beach, Florida. A new restaurant that opened a short while ago in Boynton Beach, Florida,...

Looking Back: Michigan’s Jewish Suffragette

This month marks 100 years since the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The Michigan primary elections were held this week....

Torah Portion: Lest We Forget

Parshat Ekev: Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25; Isaiah 49:14-51:3. Memory and recollection are fundamental attributes we depend on to live meaningful and successful lives. We use techniques to...