Tag: Jewish Historical Society of Michigan

The Traveling Trunk Makes Jewish Learning Fun

Historical Society’s hands-on sessions teach kids about Michigan Jewish history. By Louis Finkelman Photos by Jessica Barris To acquaint young students with the stories of the first...
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...
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 Henry Ford’s public life of luminous invention and innovation was darkened...
yamulke to represent the Detroit Jewish News during the Days of Awe

Publisher’s Notebook: Staying Mission-Focused In Turbulent Times

As we enter the new year 5779 and the accompanying Days of Awe, we are compelled to reflect on our shortcomings, seek reconciliation with...
JHSM honorees: Charles Domstein, Arnold Collens and Robert Kaplow.

Faces & Places – JHSM Awards

Photos by Elayne Gross It was natural that Arnold “Arnie” Collens would join the Jewish Historical Society of Michigan and rise through its ranks...

Jewish Archives – From the DJN Davidson Digital Archive

Last week, I spent a bit of time with two of my favorite archivists: Sharon Alterman and Robbie Terman. It is always a real...