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Despite Management Shift, Soul Cafe Rises Above

While The Epicurean Group suddenly terminates restaurant employees over the weekend, Soul Cafe is determined to stay up and running. Photos via Soul Cafe Facebook The...

Caregiver Support Groups Provide Comfort

Couple find support groups offer perspective, empathy to caregivers and patients. Featured photo by Sean Cook When Mary Sue Schottenfels’ husband Ken Knoppow was diagnosed with...

We Need to Talk…and Listen, Too

Federation launches podcast as latest channel of communication in youth mental health program. Photography by John Hardwick The power of talking about mental health…just think about...
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Have Dry Hair and Skin? It May Be Your Home’s Water

A Metro Detroit water filtration company offers a system that removes lead and contaminants harmful to your body. Photography by Derrick Martinez Sponsored by HANS Premium...

Young Jews Making Moves: Benny Shaevsky

Between his advocacy about traveling with allergies to developing his own non-profit, 16-year-old Benny Shaevsky has a passion for helping others. Photos Courtesy of Benny...

Congress Tackles the Anti-Israel Boycott, but Bipartisanship is Fleeting

Featured photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images WASHINGTON (JTA) — On Wednesday, the Foreign Affairs committee in the Democratic-led House unanimously condemned the boycott Israel movement....
Oakland University students at Ziklag

Oakland University Students Make Historic Find

  Oakland University students help find Biblical town of Ziklag during a summer archaeological study abroad program. By Brian BierleyPhotos Courtesy of Michael PytlikThis year marked...

Neo-Nazi Flyers Displayed in Two Michigan Cities

Birmingham and Royal Oak Police Departments report a total of five neo-Nazi recruitment flyers, including one at Clover Hill Park Cemetery. The morning of July...
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Singer/Songwriter Jesse Palter Comes Home

Singer/songwriter Jesse Palter launches new album in Detroit, where she started her singing-composing career. Just as Jesse Palter launched her singing-composing career in Metro Detroit,...

Anti-Semitism is Strengthening the Jewish Identity of Young People. Why Haven’t Our Organizations Embraced...

Lovy argues there are too few places that welcome Jews who feel connected to Judaism in response to anti-Semitism but aren't attending shul. By Howard...

Running for Alzheimer’s Research

Former Bloomfield Hills man travels around the world to raise money for Alzheimer’s disease research, running half-marathons in 50 states. Jason Boschan won’t stop running.The...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Our Miraculous Gifts

Parshat Balak: Numbers 22:2-25:9; Micah 5:6-6:8. By Rabbi Elliott PachterA talking donkey? Middle school metal shop class? What do they have in common? Read on.In...

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Teen Lifeguard Saves Child with CPR

Maya Greenstein
Composed teen lifeguard Maya Greenstein saves a small child with use of CPR at the Oak Park Community Pool. Featured photo by Seymour Greenstein Visitors to...

Ernie’s Market Makes History in Oak Park

Ernie's Market patio
Ernie's Market will now be famous for more than just sandwiches, adding the first ever outdoor dining area in Oak Park. Since 1955, Ernie’s Market...

Op-Ed: How the GOP Meets A Jewish Millennial Woman’s Standard

I’m Jewish. I’m a woman. I’m a millennial. And I’m incredibly proud to be a Republican supporting conservative candidates in November.For many of us...

Opinion: The Death By Neglect Of A Community

Sorrow and heartache walked with me Erev Rosh Hashanah from the parking lot adjacent to the now dark and boarded up JPM up the...

Charlevoix the Beautiful

The Up North getaway location, Charlevoix, has attracted Jewish Detroiters for summer vacation for generations — here’s why. Featured photo by Jennifer Lovy Ask Michiganders what...

DNA Testing Adds Another High-Tech Layer To Researching Family Roots

Several years ago, I started hearing about DNA testing for genealogical purposes. You send for a kit, swab the inside of your cheek, send...