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Essay: Our Lens Post-Oct. 27, 2018

With fresh wounds in our hearts over the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh, how can American Jews ever see things the same from now on? How can we not view the future a bit differently or look to the past and not re-examine acts of anti-Semitism or the silence of those who tolerated it? Our lens…

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Jewish Detroit Community Vigil For Pittsburgh

Tomorrow at 6 p.m., Hazon Detroit, The Well, Repair The World: Detroit, Detroit City Moishe House, Detroit Jews for Justice, the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, NEXTGen Detroit, the JCRC/AJC Detroit and the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will host a vigil for the fallen victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue…

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Senior Alexa Smith, a graphic arts student in U-M’s Stamps School of Art & Design, created her own image to counter the anti-Semitic depiction that offended her at a mandatory art lecture series. She spoke to U-M administrators about the university adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism.

Standing Strong

Students, parents react to incidences of anti-Israel, anti-Semitic stances at U-M. Above: Senior Alexa Smith, a graphic arts student in U-M’s Stamps School of Art & Design, created her own image to counter the anti-Semitic depiction that offended her at a mandatory art lecture series. She spoke to U-M administrators about the university adopting the International…

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image from Emory Douglas slide showing Benjamin Netanyahu and Adolf Hitler saying "guilty of genocide” and giving a definition of genocide at the bottom of the artwork as "the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation."

Crossing A Line

Artist’s lecture features slide of his work equating Netanyahu with Hitler. Above: Emory Douglas showed this slide of his work during an Oct. 4 Stamps Speaker Series lecture from the U-M School of Art & Design. Credit: Alexa Smith/Facebook Emory Douglas, a California graphic artist and former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, drew the…

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#weareoneday: a day against hate

It seems like hate is on the rise in the country. What can we do to turn the tide on hate, bigotry, and bias? The ADL says we can try to understand each other better. The ADL is joining with others inside and outside the Jewish community today, Oct. 1, to sponsor “One Day Against…

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Cherie Brown, founder and CEO of the National Coalition Building Institute in Silver Spring, Md., conducted an anti-Semitism training at U-M Hillel early this year. Credit: U-M Hillel

UPDATE: Israel Bias

U-M professor criticized for refusal to write recommendation letter for study in Israel. University of Michigan officials, administrators, students and alumni reacted with criticism to Professor John Cheney-Lippold’s decision to rescind an offer to write a letter of recommendation for a study abroad program when he realized the student wanted to study in Israel. Cheney-Lippold…

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scrabble letters reading "no hate"

One Day Against Hate

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor ADL organizes social media campaign. In 2017, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. rose 57 percent, the largest year-over-year increase on record since the ADL started tracking such data in 1979. The blame points in many directions. “No single group has the monopoly on morality, from white supremacists to…

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Editorial: It’s Past Time For A New Special Envoy To Combat Anti-Semitism

It’s been 500 days and counting since the United States had a Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism. It’s a shandah that the Trump administration has allowed this post to remain vacant for so long. Although the office is still listed on the State Department website, its final two remaining employees were reportedly reassigned in July…

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This flyer was found at a Ferndale church during Labor Day Weekend.

Hateful Message – at Ferndale Church

Anti-Semitic flyers found at Ferndale church The Anti-Defamation League Michigan office is working with local and federal investigative authorities to uncover who plastered a Ferndale church with anti-Semitic flyers during the Arts, Beats and Eats festival. The flyers were also found at businesses along Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak and streets in Southfield and Detroit…

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CC executive team members CFO Larry Poupard, Assistant Directors Judy Loebl and Heidi Budaj, COO Jeff Lasday and CEO Brian Siegel with JCC senior directors in the windows. Photo Credit: Lizz Cardwell/JCC

Let It Ride!

Above: JCC executive team members CFO Larry Poupard, Assistant Directors Judy Loebl and Heidi Budaj, COO Jeff Lasday and CEO Brian Siegel with JCC senior directors in the windows. Reimagined JCC is on the road with programming, collaborations outside its walls. Major changes have been afoot for nearly a year at the Jewish Community Center…

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