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Henry Ford next to a Model T, 1921.

Henry Ford and the Jews

The Henry Ford hosts a first-ever Jewish-themed curator’s tour of its collection. Henry Ford’s public life of luminous invention and innovation was darkened by issues of anti-Semitism, but the museum that carries his name holds and showcases objects demonstrating momentous accomplishments of the Jewish community. Both the anti-Semitism and the accomplishments will be explored in…

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Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin sit by an ornate carpet in a checkered frame in a piece by Beverly Neumann called "Gamesmanship"

Proud To Be An American

Artist Beverly Neumann exhibits a series celebrating the ‘greatest generation.’ Whenever Beverly Neumann hears news reports about veterans’ issues on television, she thinks about two cousins lost in World War II. “Way back, there was an Aunt Etta on my father’s side,” she recalls. “My aunt had two sons — one fighting in Germany and…

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Jewish News cover reading "Remember Us! Give to the war chest"

The Holocaust Unfolds

A new exhibit at the HMC highlights the important role played by the Detroit Jewish News in delivering war news to Detroiters. At the Newseum in Washington, D.C., where newspaper history and highlights open up to the public, a place is held by the Detroit Jewish News. An issue from the 1940s, accessible in an…

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Bob Aronson in the studio.

A Diary In Art

Federation adviser Bob Aronson reveals a soul-feeding passion in a new exhibit. Robert Aronson regularly travels to Israel and other faraway destinations with distinctive Jewish cultural and historical significance. But when it comes to pictures for remembrance and personal expression, he prefers an alternative to smartphone photos. Aronson, longtime CEO of the Jewish Federation of…

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The Long Road by Allan Drummond shows the Reys fleeing the city in 1940.

The Great Escape

The true story of how Curious George survived the Nazis is told through an illustrated exhibit at the HMC. Curious George loved to go on adventures. But it was thanks to a real-life “adventure” that readers have been able to enjoy the irrepressible little monkey for more than 75 years. German-born Jews Margret and H.A.…

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