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reflections – petite essays

Welcome to a new JN feature. Each month, we’ll ask community members to weigh in on a single topic. This month: Kindness. If...

Vigilance Needed At U-M

Zionist Organization of America-Michigan Region members returned, for the third time in 12 months, to address the University of Michigan Board of Regents’ meeting....

Show Teens They Matter

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. You may think this has little to do with your everyday life, but it is an area...

reflections – petite essays

Welcome to a new JN feature. Each month, we’ll ask community members to weigh in on a single topic. This month: New Beginnings. Just...

A Glaring Omission

After stoking anti-Semitism in the campaign, the likes of which the U.S. had not seen since World War II, President Donald Trump forgot to...

Bearing WITness

Shakespeare once said, “Brevity is the soul of wit.” Anatole France observed, “Silence is the wit of fools.” Being strong on the former and...

Are We Causing Our Children to Fear Israel?

In celebration of our 15th wedding anniversary last June and in recognition of my upcoming “special” birthday, my wife, Rebecca, decided we should take...

JCRC/AJC – new Consul General of Israel

In December, JCRC/AJC introduced the new Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, Aviv Ezra, to a group of nearly 60 media professionals at...

Dear Debra: Strengthen Those Jewish Ties

Send your questions to deardebra@renmedia.us or use this anonymous question submission form. Dear Debra, After reading last month’s article about Jewish families decorating trees, I began...

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Looking Back: A New Chapter

The Jewish News is the latest in an emerging trend of for-profit, community focused print media companies transitioning to non-profit ownership. It’s that time again. It happens...

Torah Portion: Writing Our Own Song

Parshat Haazinu: Deuteronomy 32:1-52; I Samuel 22:1-51. And you shall write for yourselves this song” (Devarim 31:19). The subject of this verse is unclear and debated...