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Clean Up Your Act On Social Media Before Looking For A...

Parents of teenagers and young adults know they have a lot of pressures surrounding college applications, workplace interviews and internships. One more thing too...

Finding Aaron: After 37 Years, Couple Finds Baby’s Grave; Spurs...

Twice a year, volunteers led by Rabbi Jennifer Kaluzny of Temple Israel in West Bloomfield travel to the children’s section of Hebrew Memorial Park...

Bold Sermon Denouncing “Tikkun Olam” Gets People Talking — And Thinking

I am extremely humbled and honored there has been so much conversation surrounding my Rosh Hashanah sermon, “Time To Say Kaddish for Tikkun Olam.”...

Mumford Academy’s Jewish Principal

The newly reconstituted Detroit Public Schools Community District is trying to rejuvenate the troubled system with help from idealistic young people, including some who...

From Mother To Daughter, The Dedication To Detroit Children Continues

Flo Paterni of West Bloomfield may have retired from teaching violin in the Detroit Public Schools in 2012, but that doesn’t mean she lost...

The Opportunity Gap: Two Young Jewish Teachers Make A Difference In...

Rachael Malerman, 25, began her third year as earth science and zoology teacher at the Detroit School of Arts, where she teaches ninth graders.Malerman...

Food For Thought: Jewish Community Members Fight Hunger

Jews throughout the world will soon undertake the traditional Yom Kippur fast — a mitzvah of self-denial that sets the tone for repenting for...

JSL’s Carol Rosenberg To Retire After 36 Years Of Flair

She has been known to enter a room belting out show tunes.“Hello seniors/Well, hello seniors/It’s so nice to have you here where you belong”...

Flavors Of Rosh Hashanah: Jews Of The World Follow Different...

In conversation with another Talmudic sage, the sage Abaye (who lived about 1,700 years ago) observed: “Since you say that symbols matter, people should...

New Year’s Wishes: What We’re Hoping For In 5777

It sounds almost like a beauty pageant question: If today were the world’s birthday, what would you wish for it?Judaism truly does have a...