Posts Tagged ‘Synagogues’

Damon Joseph, 21, a man with dark hair and glasses and a large beard.

Terror Threat Near Toledo

Ohio man arrested for threatening attack on local synagogues. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor A 21-year-old man from Holland, Ohio, was arrested by the FBI Friday, Dec. 7, for planning an attack on local synagogues. FBI agents arrested Damon M. Joseph after he took possession of two semi-automatic rifles to allegedly be used in his attack…

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Little girl standing in front of a brick wall with the words "for women" in front of it

Letters – Responses to Common Thread

Read letters to the editor responding to “Common Thread” Don’t Forget B’nai Israel I was delighted to read Barbara Lewis’s article “Common Thread” (Dec. 6, page 18). Though not so unusual, seven synagogues currently are led by women. It was indeed good to learn that seven congregations in the Detroit area are led by women…

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Letters – October 4, 2018

Girls Have the Right to Say No My family and I read with great sadness the story of Ethan Bean’s too-short life (Sept. 13, page 10). We are immeasurably thankful to his family for sharing his story and his struggle with the community, and I am certain that their bravery will help others and save…

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IfNotNow

Opinion – Point: A Defense Of IfNotNow

Editor’s Note: Last week, the JN ran a story “Standing With Israel” (page 17, May 3) about a protest the group IfNotNow held at Hillel Day School on April 19. We asked two community members to share their thoughts on this relatively new group. We believe this topic is relevant to our readers and the…

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Pokemon Go! It gets people moving, yet raises security concerns.

On July 6, the world found its newest obsession. It’s no longer Twitter, Facebook or even Snapchat. The current fixation is chasing and catching characters with Pokémon Go, the new augmented reality mobile game by Niantic. The free app has been downloaded by more than 40 million people worldwide since its release, so you’ve probably…

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Synagogues, Jewish Non-Profits and Social Media – Do They Get It?

Cross-posted to Blog.RabbiJason.com and the Jewish Techs blog at The Jewish Week As a rabbi who is a social mediaologist, I find myself consulting a lot of synagogues and Jewish nonprofits on their social media strategy. The leaders of these institutions all recognize that they require a social media strategy, but the plan for how it…

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