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Appeal Lost

Posted on April 28, 2016, 10:00 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

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Michigan Jewish Institute no longer certified for federal financial aid programs. The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) stuck by its decision earlier this year to deny the Michigan Jewish Institute (MJI) in West Bloomfield recertification to federal Title IV financial aid programs. MJI filed a 33-page response to DOE allegations of widespread and long-term misuse…


Quick Click … From the William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History, April 28, 2016

Posted on April 28, 2016, 9:50 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

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When cruising through the William Davidson Digital Archives, one sees all kinds of articles, reports and advertisements, and lots of photos and, at times, images of works of art. This prize-winning visual — “The Land of Milk and Honey” — caught my eye this week. It was the work of a fourth-grader at Hillel Day …
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Michigan Jewish Institute Loses Federal Appeal

Posted on April 22, 2016, 9:35 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment!

The institute is no longer eligible for federal financial aid. The U.S. Department of Education has held firm in its decision earlier this year to deny the Michigan Jewish Institute (MJI) in West Bloomfield recertification to federal Title IV financial aid programs. MJI filed a 33-page response to DOE allegations of widespread and long-term Pell…


Joining The Battle

Posted on April 21, 2016, 11:34 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

Anti-Semitism fighters Yael Mazar and Andrew Moss

Lawyers vow help for students facing campus anti-Semitism. In post-World War I Germany, Joanna Abramson’s grandfather Ernest Gans suffered intense anti-Semitism while attending law school at the University of Munich. He ultimately fled Germany a month before the Kristallnacht pogrom in 1938. Gans’ granddaughter Joanna, now a West Bloomfield attorney, in sharp contrast, experienced no…



Quick Click … From the William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History, April 21, 2016

Posted on April 20, 2016, 11:14 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

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Over the past few years, there has been great interest in the city of Detroit. Of course, the city’s fiscal crisis and the “Grand Bargain” that allowed the city to emerge from bankruptcy made national and international headlines. Suddenly, Detroit was the place to be. Anyone who has traveled to Downtown recently can see the …
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A Half-Century Later: Understanding the 1967 Riot

Posted on April 20, 2016, 10:54 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , , . 1 Comment.

A block of Pingree Street burning out of  control. (Photo courtesy of Kenneth Stahl)

Jewish leaders recall racial tensions in Detroit Racial tensions in Detroit, from police mistreatment and economic disparity to discriminatory housing practices, had been smoldering long before the spark that ignited the riots in Detroit on July 23, 1967, when Detroit police raided a blind pig at 12th Street and Clairmount in what from 1930-32 was…


What Does Flint’s Water Crisis Have To Do With Your Seder?

Posted on April 15, 2016, 3:48 PM . Filed in Community, featured, Food For Thought. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

Bottles contain brownish water drawn in Flint and clear water from Detroit.  The contamination is obvious.

 Publisher’s Notebook by Arthur Horwitz “Then Moses made Israel set out from the Red Sea, and they went into the wilderness of Shur. They went three days in the wilderness and found no water. When they came to Marah, they could not drink the water of Marah because it was bitter; therefore, it was named …
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