Posts Tagged ‘Michigan’

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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hand holding out a sticker that reads " I voted"

Guest Column: JCRC/AJC Endorses Proposals 2 & 3

I have a confession to make. I have never waited in line to vote. Having voted in Farmington Hills, Ann Arbor, Royal Oak and Birmingham, I have often sent in an absentee ballot; and when I have gone in person, I have never had more than one or two people in front of me. Now…

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Four women pose before sunset with some birds. They stand with their hands above their heads, jump up with arms and legs outspread, whisper a secret, and stand tall with their arms on their hips.

Esteemed Women

Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic honors women who make a difference. Each year, the Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic in Pontiac, which provides healthcare to vulnerable community members, hosts the Esteemed Women of Michigan event to honor women who have excelled at improving Michigan communities. This year’s event is presented by United Shore and will…

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Don’t Miss Out – Check Our JNS News Feed

To keep you up-to-date on news about Israel and Jews around the world, the JN has added the jns.org news feed to its website. JNS (the Jewish News Service) is a syndicated service that updates its news continuously throughout the day. Don’t miss something important or meaningful. Go to thejewishnews.com and scroll down midway to…

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Gerrymandering Town Hall

On Thursday, Oct. 4, voters who want to know more about Ballot Proposal 2, which would create a nonpartisan redistricting commission to end gerrymandering in Michigan, can head to an educational event organized by the National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan as part of its advocacy work protecting voting rights. The event is free to…

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