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Helping the Helpers: Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute Offers Free Short-Term Counseling

In response to the pandemic and Mental Health Awareness Month, which occurs every May, the institute decided to offer free, confidential, short-term counseling. Alan Krohn,...
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Graduation Without a Celebration

High school seniors miss out on traditions but are hopeful the fall will bring new experiences. This year’s high school seniors thought they’d be walking...
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A Shavuot Revelation

One reason Shavuot has no set date is because the essence of Torah is outside of time and space. Shavuot is a mysterious holiday. This...
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‘Not Giving Up’

When I was 2½ years old, I was diagnosed with autism. I was nonverbal and self-abusive. My parents were told that I’d have to...
Homeschooling and distance learning

A Whole New World: Virtual Learning During a Pandemic

Teachers face new challenges trying to educate their students from a distance. Before the coronavirus pandemic, classrooms were filled with students and teachers, hallways were...

Editor’s Note: To Our Grads…

We are honored to feature you in our annual Cap & Gown issue! Congratulations on your graduation! We at the Jewish News are so proud...
Cap & Gown 2020

Check Out This Year’s Cap And Gown 2020 Gallery!

Congratulations to all our graduates! Mazel Tov! With the cancellation of graduation ceremonies this year, our annual Cap & Gown issue takes on added significance. From...

Why I’m Sticking with World ORT

World ORT reaches more than 300,000 beneficiaries in over 30 countries every year. I have been privileged to be involved in Jewish communal life since...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Corona’s Blank Check: Is COVID-19 A Death Knell to Israeli Democracy?

Israel’s Supreme Court needs to hold Netanyahu accountable for corruption charges, not increase his power in a time of crisis. While some Israelis are breathing...

Jewish@edu: Leadership in the Time of COVID-19

Uncertain future leaves students planning for the fall one step at a time. By Julia Levy On March 11, I was about six weeks into a...

Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Office Re-Opens By Appointment Only

Some services can still only be conducted online or by mail. 
Jay Electronica

A Jewish Conversation About Rapper Jay Electronica’s Controversial Debut Album

Reisa Shanaman also contributed to this article What’s in ‘A Written Testimony’? This March, rapper Jay Electronica released his debut studio album, A Written Testimony. The album,...
Alex Bean

Dealing with Dyslexia: Local Teen Shares His Journey to Overcome Learning Challenges

Alex Bean, 17, graduated from Frankel Jewish Academy with a 3.7 GPA and will be attending Indiana University Alex Bean was only 13 years old...
2020 JWV Memorial Day Service

Honoring our Heroes: Jewish War Veterans Conduct Annual Ceremony

The coronavirus pandemic would not stand in the way of this year's local Detroit Jewish War Veterans (JWV) annual Memorial Day service. Unlike a few...
Jared Rothberger has been sanitizing emergency response vehicles during the pandemic.

Small Business Owners Adapt to Doing Business During a Pandemic

Here are how some Metro Detroit Jewish business owners are changing to succeed despite the pandemic. According to a survey from the Small Business Administration...

New Dean Looks to Enhance Wayne State Medical School

Dr. Mark Schweitzer succeeds Jack Sobel, M.D., who served as dean for the past five years and will continue on the medical school’s faculty. Mark...

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The Ex-Nazi Next Door

Jeff Schoep, former commander of the National Socialist Movement, now says the hate group functioned like a “cult.”
Detroiter Jeff Schoep ran America’s largest neo-Nazi group for 25 years before leaving in 2019. How should Jews feel about his reformation? This article is...

Burt Hurshe Ends Decades-Long Career as High School Sports Official

Burt Hurshe worked football, boys basketball, girls basketball, baseball and softball games during his 50-year career as a high school official.
Burt Hurshe officiated high school football, boys basketball, girls basketball, baseball and softball. Burt Hurshe ended his decades-long career as a high school sports official...

An IDF ‘Lone Soldier’ Finds a New Home During COVID-19

Southfield native Ari Weiss was stuck on base for 45 days. 

Trump Says Anti-Semitic Industrialist Henry Ford Had ‘Good Bloodlines’

President Donald Trump waves as he leaves the White House.
By Cnaan Liphshiz President Donald Trump referenced Henry Ford during a speech Thursday at the Ford Motor Company plant in Michigan. (JTA) — President Donald Trump...

West Bloomfield School District Plans Tentative Fall Re-Opening

Blended learning may become the new norm as other schools begin to develop their COVID-19 plans. 

Gay And Jewish Jokes

TV showing Netflix to represent a blog about PC Culture in television and comedy with gay jokes and Jewish jokes
“In PC culture, no one can take a joke anymore!” Oh hush, imaginary other part of this conversation. This is a frequent battle cry,...