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Posts Tagged ‘refugees’

Ben Alalouf and Ann Curry

A Special Reunion

Former Metro Detroiter to be featured on PBS series We’ll Meet Again Nov. 20. Kathy Carlson Nashville Jewish Observer When the second season of the PBS series We’ll Meet Again starts up this month, viewers will learn how two Holocaust survivors were reunited in Centennial Park in Nashville, Tenn., more than 70 years after they…

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a view of the Detroit skyline from across the river.

Commentary: Detroit: A Welcoming Community

Last month, as part of National Welcoming Week, Global Detroit joined Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Detroit City Council Immigration Task Force Chair Raquel Castañeda-López, partnering nonprofit organizations, residents and business leaders in celebrating Detroit’s Top 10 status in the first-ever New American Economy (NAE) Cities Index, which ranks the 100 largest U.S. cities for their…

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Sir Harold Macmichael

Harold MacMichael Ends His Term As High Commissioner Of Palestine

Center for Israel Education August 30, 1944 Appointed as the fifth British High Commissioner to Palestine, Macmichael arrived in Palestine amid much fanfare in March 1938.  Macmichael’s term as High Commissioner was punctuated by a shift in British policy, which changed from supporting Zionist aspirations to blocking them.  As part of that shift, Macmichael oversaw…

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Commentary: Embrace Compassion, Not Xenophopbia

Kathie Friedman-Kasaba World history has given Jewish Americans, and all Americans, plenty of reason for anxiety about the Trump administration’s current immigration policies. As a scholar of international refugee studies, I have researched how the use of dehumanizing language — by politicians, political parties and the media — paves the way for denying compassion and…

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Milana Vayntrub

Rising Star

Up-and-coming actress, comedian and activist Milana Vayntrub headlines this year’s Woman’s World. Catch a rising star at this year’s Lois Linden Nelson Woman’s World, presented May 2 by the Congregation Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood. The rising stars include career-building actress Milana Vayntrub, emerging synagogue leader Jeri Fishman (see below) and specialized merchandise introduced by new pop-up…

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