Posts Tagged ‘Michigan’

Kurtis Kitchen and Bath Forms New Division

After 50 years in business, Kurtis Kitchen and Bath partners with another family owned company, Reborn Cabinets. By Judy Greenwald Photos courtesy of Kurtis Kitchen and Bath Kurtis Kitchen and Bath, a Michigan company celebrating 50 years of providing products for kitchen and bath remodeling and new home construction, is uniting with family-owned Reborn Cabinets…

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Supreme Desserts at the New Treat Dreams

Rebecca Abel and Scott Moloney opened Treat Dreams Dessert Emporium in Ferndale, featuring over-the-top sweet treats. By Allison Jacobs Photos courtesy of Rebecca Abel   The sweetest collaboration just took place at the former Treat Dreams location at 22965 Woodward Ave. in Ferndale. Dessert experts Scott Moloney of Treat Dreams and Rebecca Abel of D’Vine…

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Why NCJW | MI Pulled Out Of Women’s March Inc.

While Women’s March Inc. was established in opposition to President Donald Trump’s views and policies, its leadership has come under scrutiny by many Jewish organizations and LGBTQ groups for its anti-Semitic and its anti-LGBTQ rhetoric. Due to this controversy, the Board of Directors of National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan (NCJW | MI) voted not…

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Chart shows symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis; two cases have been confirmed in Michigan.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis Confirmed In Second Michigan Child

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that Michigan has a confirmed a second case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 2018. The confirmed case is a child from Oakland County. The state’s first AFM case was confirmed Dec. 5 and involves a…

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Michigan State capital in Lansing, Michigan showing the capital building on a cloudy day

JN Editorial: Tlaib Seeking Global Spotlight to the Detriment of her District

Michigan’s 13th Congressional District is one of America’s most impoverished. Anchored by large swaths of the city of Detroit, it reflects the massive challenges faced by many of the approximately 700,000 people who reside within its boundaries. Inferior public and charter schools. Crumbling infrastructure. High unemployment and low wages. Dirty air and water. Neglected and…

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clipping from the Detroit Jewish News from 1978 showing Carl Levin winning the election to become the first Jewish U.S. Senator. The headline reads "Levin State's First Jewish Senator" Nov. 10, 1978

Looking Back At The Levins

From the DJN Foundation Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History It is December, and the political season is over. Well, the political season is never really over, but at least the elections concluded more than a month ago. I am still thinking about politics as an election from 40 years ago caught my eye.…

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JN Editorial: Michigan Legislature is Undermining the Will of the People

The Michigan legislature is using dark of night tactics to thwart the will of the people during the lame duck session, when many of the legislators have been termed out or voted out and cannot be held accountable for their actions. As of Dec. 5, legislators introduced and, in some cases, passed bills that would…

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Downtown Detroit

Why Aren’t More Jews Coming Here?

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Growing job market. Relatively low cost of living. Inexpensive opportunities for…

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