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Planting A Seed

Posted on March 26, 2015, 2:54 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

City Director of Repair the World Detroit Ben Falik shows a group of volunteers the art of seed packing.

Young Jewish adults unite to help Keep Growing Detroit. More than 60 young adults met at the Repair the World Workshop in Detroit on Thursday, March 12, for Seeds, Snacks & Six Packs, an event held in partnership with Federation’s NEXTGen Detroit and Repair the World Detroit. The event, which was the first in a…


Dear Debra: Advice To A Grieving Father

Posted on March 26, 2015, 2:38 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

By Debra Darvick

Send your questions to deardebra@renmedia.us or use this anonymous question submission form. Dear Debra, On more than one occasion, when we mention where our adopted infant daughter was born, (we are now an interracial family; ours was an international adoption) we are asked, “But how will she understand you? You are going to have to …
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Quick Click: Vignettes from the Jewish News Archives, March 26, 2015

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We all read about acts of terrorism and mayhem in today’s world. It seems that heinous acts seem to be a daily affair. Forty-nine years ago, there was such an act in Detroit, one that rocked the city’s Jewish community. On March 11, 1966, Rabbi Morris Adler passed away after 27 days in a coma. …
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Quick Click: Vignettes from the Jewish News Archives, March 19, 2015

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Dr Spock

Last month, the seemingly ageless Mr. Spock passed away. He was 83. His real name was Leonard Nimoy, but he owned one of the most popular television and screen characters in history: the completely logical, impassive and brilliant Mr. Spock, the Vulcan executive officer and adviser to Captain Kirk on the Starship Enterprise in the …
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Big Impact

Posted on March 19, 2015, 8:06 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

Ken Waltzer

  MSU’s Ken Waltzer shaped students, academia and Holocaust scholarship for 43 years. As last year ended, Ken Waltzer completed 43 years of teaching, scholarship and service as professor of history at Michigan State University’s James Madison College. He helped save the college and worked to build MSU a solid Jewish Studies program, while teaching thousands…


Netanyahu’s Likud Party Defies Polls, Wins Decisively

Posted on March 18, 2015, 9:48 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu votes on Tuesday. Credit: Marc Israel Sellem/POOL/Flash90.

After trailing in the polls leading up to Tuesday’s Israeli election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party defied those projections with a sweeping victory over the Zionist Union party, according to official results released Wednesday. Netanyahu is in strong position to extend his current six-year run as prime minister. Likud won 30 Knesset seats, a…


Childfree By Choice

Posted on March 6, 2015, 3:03 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

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Local couples find closeness, satisfaction with decision not to have kids. First comes love, then comes marriage, Then comes baby in a baby carriage. For centuries, that’s been the normal progression, but the times they are a-changing. Many couples are postponing parenthood or choosing to forego it altogether. They’ve even coined a new term for…



Quick Click: Vignettes from the Jewish News Archives, March 5, 2015

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Happy Shushan Purim! But what is Shushan Purim? Shushan Purim, on March 6, 2015, is the day after one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar — Purim. It commemorates the day when the Jews of Shushan, the Persian capital, finally rested on the 15th day after defeating their enemies on …
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The Detroit Jewish News is a pro-Zionist newspaper that has been serving Metro Detroit’s Jewish community since 1942 with news and opinion that’s engaging, educational, enjoyable and unique.  We strive to reflect a full range of diverse viewpoints while also advocating positions that strengthen Jewish unity and continuity. From stories on local Jewish business owners, philanthropists and …
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