Tag: Jewish

Soujourn in France: MSU student looks at violence in France...

My fingers twitch slightly as I try to light my cigarette. It’s the first time I have ever smoked to try and ease my...

On The Mend: Girls recovering from a frightening camping accident.

They lay side by side in a Bloomfield Hills family room that has been temporarily transformed into a recovery ward. Kaylie Eisenberg and Dresden...

Training Israeli Youth: At ORT’s Rub-a-Dub, join Farber family in helping...

Kfar Hassidim Youth Village near Haifa is aging and in need of renovation as well as serious updating of its technology to better serve...

Grateful Congregation: Bais Chabad picnic salutes West Bloomfield Police.

On July 31, on a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning, hundreds of people enjoyed themselves at the 24th annual picnic and boating event of the...

150 Years: Kalamazoo’s Temple B’nai Israel looks at its past and...

Temple B’nai Israel, Kalamazoo’s Reform congregation, is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding by 20 Jewish pioneer families in 1866. The congregation, whose history...

‘All Lives Matter’: Detroiters react to violence involving black men...

Members of the Jewish community were saddened and concerned by recent events involving black men and law enforcement officers — the killings by police...

Cooperation & Conflict: Changing relationships for Detroit’s African Americans and Jews.

Riots, looting and destruction in Detroit (in 1943 and 1967), jobs, housing and white flight, solidarity, the Civil Rights Movement and the fight for...

Jewish Ferndale: A building of its own.

Ask Rabbi Herschel Finman why bringing Jewish programming to Ferndale is a top priority, and he’ll offer a simple, two-part response. "There are no other...

Detroiters Mourn Elie Wiesel

Rene Lichtman, 78, of West Bloomfield survived the Holocaust as a hidden child in France. He is a founder and vice president of the...

Four-Legged Lifesavers: Specially trained dogs enhance owners’ quality of life.

  Dogs are known to be man’s best friend; they also can be lifesavers. Specially trained dogs can be trained to warn their owners of impending...