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A place setting and the dinner table at Michele Saulson's house with small pumpkins, grapes, and candles.

Home For The Holiday

Franklin designer Michele Saulson welcomes us to her lush, modern Thanksgiving table. Lynne Konstantin Arts & Life Editor | Brett Mountain Photographer Michele Saulson doesn’t just love beautiful things. She loves to make things beautiful — and she has a gift for it. She has even made a few businesses out of it. Armed with…

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Ruth Bergman, HMC education director

Meeting the Challenge

Ruth Bergman heads HMC’s educational efforts to reach more students and teachers. Keri Guten Cohen Story Development Editor For the first time in its 36-year history, the Holocaust Memorial Center (HMC) in Farmington Hills has a full-time director of education. Ruth Bergman, a well-respected local educator and daughter of Holocaust survivors, came on board June…

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"Stronger than hate" with a star of david and two rhombus stars to imitate the Pittsburgh Steelers logo

As News Spread …

Detroiters react to shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Congregation. Pittsburgh Shooting: The Facts Stacy Gittleman/JN Contributing Writer Throughout the Detroit Metro area, Jews turned to social media to check on their friends and loved ones as they learned of the devastating news of the mass shooting Saturday, Oct. 27, at Tree of Life Congregation…

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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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Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital

Medical Super-Sleuth

Epidemiologist Dr. Jeffrey Band honored for lifelong work solving infectious disease outbreaks. Above: Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital Our short time on Earth is characterized by the way we treat each other. An individual’s merit might be quantified by the number of lives that person has touched in a positive way.…

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Jonathan H. Schwartz, pictured in front of Saint Basil’s Cathedral, located in Moscow’s famous Red Square.

From Russia, With Love

Jonathan Schwartz Special to the Jewish News Jonathan Schwartz’s surprise trip fortified his appreciation of Jewish law and informed his worldview. In early 2018, I received an invitation from Professor Howard Lupovitch, director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University, and U.S. District Court Judge Avern Cohn to attend the Jewish…

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Josh Luber, StockX CEO

StockX Laces Up

Sneaker “stock market” co-founded by Dan Gilbert rockets to success. In his 20s, Dan Gilbert announced a reason for his success: fun. “I’ve just always enjoyed going on to the next goal and achieving the next plateau,” he said in a 1990s story in Crain’s Detroit Business. As of this month, a new mountain can…

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Levi and Moshe Weiss, 14, engage in chevruta-style study before going out with other pairs of Friday Boys to bring Yiddishkeit to Jews on their route along Northwestern Highway.

Friday Boys

Story and photos by Anthony Lanzilote Special to the Jewish News Chabad teens touch souls with their devotion to Jews and Judaism. For more than two decades, students at the International School for Chabad Leadership on the Harry & Wanda Zekelman Campus in Oak Park have spent their Friday afternoons traveling throughout Oakland County bringing…

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Participants last year at the Michigan Jewish Food Festival

Food, Glorious Food

The third annual Michigan Jewish Food Festival gears up to be the best yet. Everybody eats. Food is the common denominator that brings people together — from the dinner table to restaurants and occasionally to food festivals. People gather wherever good food is to be found. There will likely be good food in abundance at…

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