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Quick Click: Vignettes from the JN Archives: Jan. 22, 2015

Posted on January 22, 2015, 10:00 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

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Faster Than a Speeding Latke … It’s … Menorah Man!” Menorah Man, a member of the Jewish Hero Corps, was a Jewish superhero whose mission was to defend the collective memory of the Jewish people. With the ability to grow eight arms and roast his enemies with his 40 fingers, Menorah Man also had loyal …
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Tragic Reality

Posted on January 15, 2015, 8:00 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . 1 Comment.

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Young people are increasingly at risk from recreational drugs and alcohol. Josh Levine was not a drug addict, an alcoholic or a habitual drug user. He grew up in West Bloomfield, celebrated his bar mitzvah at Temple Israel, competed in varsity athletics at West Bloomfield High School and graduated from the University of Michigan. At…


Quick Click: Vignettes from the JN Archives, Jan. 15, 2015

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As I write this, I’m listening to the bustle of people crowding outside HopCat, a bar that just opened a stone’s throw from my apartment in Detroit. It seems that every time I exit my home, there are more and more businesses cropping up around me. As Detroit rebuilds itself after bankruptcy and new companies …
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Saving JPM?

Posted on January 14, 2015, 1:24 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . 1 Comment.

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Public forum elicits ideas, grassroots support for JCC. Faced with the prospect of shuttering the Jimmy Prentis Morris Jewish Community Center in Oak Park, which has run a deficit of $800,000 to $1 million annually for several years, as a solution to the JCC’s long-standing debt problem, leaders from the JCC and Jewish Federation of…



Mom-entum!

Posted on January 7, 2015, 1:50 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

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80 local Jewish moms learn more about Judaism and themselves in Israel. Could the Jewish mother be the most potent weapon in the fight against assimilation and decreasing support for Israel? The Jewish Women’s Renaissance Program (JWRP), which partners with the Israeli government and more than 100 organizations around the world, is betting on it.…


QUICK CLICK … Vignettes From The JN Archives: Jan. 8, 2015

Posted on January 7, 2015, 11:17 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

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Happy New Year! To begin our 2015 Quick Clicks, we would like to share with you some Detroit Jewish history. Did you know that Detroit was the fourth-largest city in the United States for most of the 20th century? In 1950, for example, Detroit had a peak population of 1,849,568, and among those citizens were …
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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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