Posts Tagged ‘Henry Ford’

Henry Ford on the Dearborn Historian cover

Henry Ford: Let the Discussion End

By JN Staff “Let the discussion begin.” With those words, Dearborn Historian Editor Bill McGraw hoped to start a conversation last month about Henry Ford and how, 100 years after he purchased the Dearborn Independent newspaper, its virulently anti-Semitic content is very much alive today and being used to fuel hate sites across the web.…

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Listen Now: The Detroit History Podcast’s Latest Episode is All About Henry Ford’s Anti-Semitism

Tim Kiska’s Detroit History Podcast: Season 2 Episode 1 features The Dearborn Historian’s Editor Bill McGraw, University of Michigan-Dearborn Professor Ron Stockton, and JN Foundation Archivist, Mike Smith. The Jewish News has been covering the latest details on the Dearborn mayor halting the latest edition of The Dearborn Historian and the dismissal of its editor,…

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Article on Henry Ford’s Anti-Semitism Causes Dissension in Dearborn

Bill McGraw and Agustin Arbulu weigh in on Mayor O’Reilly’s actions. By Shari Cohen, Contributing Writer Automotive pioneer Henry Ford’s anti-Semitism is well-documented. While he was an innovator in automotive manufacturing, he held some centuries-old myths about Jews as the controllers of banks and global finance. In 1919 he bought a weekly newspaper, The Dearborn…

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City of Dearborn Responds to Decision to Yank Journal Featuring Ford’s Anti-Semitism

By Keri Guten Cohen, Contributing Writer Dearborn Mayor Jack O’Reilly halted the distribution of the current issue of The Dearborn Historian, a publication of the Dearborn Historical Museum, which contained a special report, “Henry Ford and the Independent Jew,” coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Henry Ford’s purchase of the Dearborn Independent, a weekly newspaper…

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Lecturer Dr. Steven Watts

Faces & Places – Henry Ford

‘Henry Ford and the Jewish Question’ Museum and JHSM collaborate for unprecedented event. Keri Guten Cohen Story Development Editor Photos by Anthony Lanzilote “The Henry Ford: Through a Jewish Lens” Nov. 18 at The Henry Ford in Dearborn was a collaboration between the museum and the Jewish Historical Society of Michigan. The event, which drew…

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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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Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

$20 million gift to launch the Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center. Henry Ford Health System announced a new $20 million gift to launch the Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center, which will focus on global collaborations to develop new methods for the early detection of pancreatic cancer — a devastating disease with a 5-year survival rate of only…

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News and info from around town.

Readers’ favorite new places around town: Solomon Bangkok Cuisine at Lone Pine and Orchard Lake, Yummie Yogurt, 14 Mile and Orchard Lake in Farmington Hills, Crispelli’s on Woodward Avenue in Berkley, John D Bistro on Woodward Avenue in Ferndale and City Style on 12 Mile Road in downtown Berkley — great shoes, gifts and made-in-Detroit wear!

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