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GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II

Filmmaker brings documentary to U-M campus. Documentary filmmaker Lisa Ades will be on the University of Michigan campus 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the U-M Museum of Art Auditorium for a screening of her latest work, GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II. The film, based on Frederick G.L. Huetwell and Professor Deborah…

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Jewish@edu – Win-Win

TAMID brings students and Israeli companies together. College students looking to join student organizations can get involved with any number of groups. Clubs exist for every interest imaginable — from the mundane to the esoteric. The experiences student organizations offer can form lasting relationships and lines on resumes that may catch the eye of potential…

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Tennis For A Cause

Event to aid George Orley Mental Wellness Initiative. Five years ago, the Orley family of Bloomfield Hills — Diane and Randy, Amanda and Sam — lost their son and brother to suicide. A University of Michigan student and a true people person, George struggled with bipolar disorder. To honor George, his family decided to help…

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Letters: Dehumanizing Anti-Semitism at the University of Michigan

The Jewish News and other media outlets have already reported on U-M professor John Cheney-Lippold (“Israel Bias,” Sept. 27, page 18). The professor refused to give an academic letter of recommendation to a student who wanted to study in Israel, with the explanation that “many departments have pledged an academic boycott against Israel in support…

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Mark Schlissel

JCC To Host Tailgate Honoring Schlissel

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will honor University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel with its Boneh Kehillah (Builder of Community) Award as part of a tailgate party starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the JCC in West Bloomfield. The party will celebrate the special relationship between the Metro Detroit Jewish community…

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American flag with three hands of different skin types meeting gin the center to show diversity.

Refugee Symposium Set in Ann Arbor

A symposium on “Keeping Our Door Open: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Refugee Resettlement” will be held Oct. 22-23 at University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate Building, 915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor. Featured speakers are Dr. Jeff Crisp, Oxford University Refugee Studies Centre; Debbie Dingell, U.S. Representative (Mich-12th Dist.); and Mark Hetfield, president/CEO of HIAS. The two-day…

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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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Letters: U-M Professor’s Discriminatory Actions

The international notoriety of the Cheney-Lippold BDS affair (“Israel Bias,” Sept. 27, page 18) at the University of Michigan has not gone unnoticed by those of us in Israel with Michigan roots, connections and family. The university’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, in which Prof. John Cheney-Lippold teaches, is explicitly “committed to a…

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image from Emory Douglas slide showing Benjamin Netanyahu and Adolf Hitler saying "guilty of genocide” and giving a definition of genocide at the bottom of the artwork as "the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation."

Crossing A Line

Artist’s lecture features slide of his work equating Netanyahu with Hitler. Above: Emory Douglas showed this slide of his work during an Oct. 4 Stamps Speaker Series lecture from the U-M School of Art & Design. Credit: Alexa Smith/Facebook Emory Douglas, a California graphic artist and former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, drew the…

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Redistricting, Voter Rights & Registration In Michigan

Live from the University of Michigan – This afternoon at 4 p.m. The CLOSEUP Lecture Series – Policy Talks @ The Ford School Redistricting –Voter Registration – Voter Rights in Michigan Know Before You Vote Confused by the two voting rights initiatives on the November ballot? University of Michigan presents a panel of experts to…

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