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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 JacobsIt sits...
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Detroit Jews for Justice Attend UAW Strike

Leaders from Detroit Jews for Justice show support and solidarity for striking UAW members at the GM Assembly Plant. By Allie Zeff After their monthly meeting,...

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...

Bistro Le Bliss Celebrates its Inaugural Anniversary

West Bloomfield restaurant Bistro Le Bliss pleases palates in its first year with French-inspired Eastern European menu. Photos via Bistro Le Bliss Facebook Celebrating only its...

Children’s Books that Seize the Spirit

A look into six new children’s books for kids of all ages that demonstrate the spirit of the Jewish holidays and the traditions associated...

The Tribe Goes to the 2019 Emmys

The 2019 Emmys are this Sunday, September 22. Keep an eye out for these confirmed Jewish nominees! The Primetime Emmys, for excellence in TV, will...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Being Chosen Is A Challenge

Parshat KiTavo: Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8; Isaiah 60:1-22 By Howard LupovitchThis week’s Torah portion underscores the complexity in the relationship between God and Israel, specifically the notion...

Bari Balbes Empowers Girls Through Photos

Photographer Bari Balbes from West Bloomfield uses her portraits to empower girls with respect and equality in her Girls Photo Project. If pictures are worth...

Rabbi Asher Lopatin Set to be New Leader at JCRC/AJC

Rabbi Asher Lopatin is on tap to be the new executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC pending final employment checks. Rabbi Asher Lopatin...

Bubbie’s Kitchen Makes its Debut

The JN’s latest video series, Bubbie's Kitchen, focuses on Jewish cooking and a tradition that resonates across generations. If you’re a dedicated Detroit Jewish News...

Looking Back: The History of the Butzel Award

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit's highest honor, the Butzel Award, has been recognizing prominent Jews for 68 years. This week, on Sept. 17, the...

Mark A. Davidoff to Retire At Year’s End

Deloitte's Michigan managing partner, Mark A. Davidoff, is set to retire and begin 2020 as President and CEO of The Fisher Group. Mark A. Davidoff,...

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Sisters Receive Uncle’s Long-Lost Diary from WWII

Thanks to researcher David Huntley, local sisters receive heroic uncle's diary who perished in World War II. Photography by Glenn Triest Sisters Janice Morgan of Birmingham...

Waterford House Fire Leads to Murder Charge

Adonis Drey Wilson has been charged with murder and arson after a Waterford house fire claims the life of the homeowner, Stefanie Kroot Steinberg. Oakland...

Tamarack Camps Initiates Staff Reduction

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Tamarack Camps makes up budget deficit by eliminating nine staff positions. Featured photo via Tamarack Camps Facebook Shortly after Labor Day, Tamarack Camps enacted a workforce...

Bari Balbes Empowers Girls Through Photos

Photographer Bari Balbes from West Bloomfield uses her portraits to empower girls with respect and equality in her Girls Photo Project. If pictures are worth...

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...

JCC to Honor the Retired Barbara Cantor

Legendary JCC teacher Barbara Cantor is being honored Sunday, Sept. 15 at the West Bloomfield JCC. By Nancy Solway Barbara Cantor is a true legend in...