Posts Tagged ‘Stacy Gittleman’

Chaplain Yvonne Fant Moore leads the singing of “We Shall Overcome” at the interfaith service at Beth Shalom in Oak Park.

Joining Together

Interfaith vigils offer support amidst violence and hatred in Pittsburgh. JN Staff Reports Several vigils for the Tree of Life Congregation shooting victims held last week were gatherings of people of many faiths, all saddened by the show of hatred in Pittsburgh. Above: Chaplain Yvonne Fant Moore leads the singing of “We Shall Overcome” at the…

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March 4, 1949 issue of the Detroit Jewish News featuring Eliahu Elath Epstein.

Eliahu Elath Epstein – From the DJN Davidson Digital Archive

On June 4, 2018, Ron Dermer, Israeli Ambassador to the United States, made a presentation at Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills. In the June 14 issue of the JN, Contributing Writer Stacy Gittleman reported on Dermer’s speech, noting that this event was the first time in 20 years that a sitting Israeli ambassador had…

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The Detroit Jewish News’ winners of the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards.

Journalism Honors

Jewish News writers take home seven SPJ awards. The Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists held its 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards banquet April 18 in Troy, and Jewish News contributors walked away with several honors. During the event, Walter Middlebrook, former assistant managing editor of the Detroit News, and Rochelle Riley, Detroit…

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Local Leaders React to Israel’s Suspension of Egalitarian Spot at the Wall

A disappointing sense of betrayal. A kowtowing by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the increasing power of the ultra-Orthodox in Knesset to hold onto his own power. An affront to their religious practices and a fear of prompting an even wider divide between diaspora Jews and Israel. These are just some reactions that Metro…

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