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BDS Bait & Switch

Posted on December 4, 2014, 9:13 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

EMU students Rory Franchy and Dan Morris flank Martin Shichtman, director of EMU Jewish Studies; seated, speaker Cary Nelson

Professor schools audiences on real goal of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) is the anti-Israel approach of choice on college campuses across the nation these days. Framed as a pro-peace, pro-justice struggle, its proponents say it will level the playing field so Palestinians and Israelis can live together in peace.…


After The Flood

Posted on December 4, 2014, 9:10 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

Menashe, Yehuda and Sruli Goldstein of Oak Park relax in one of the renovated bedrooms in their family’s basement, which had been badly damaged by flood waters.

Gratitude and perspective are common feelings among those hit hardest. If Daniella HarPaz Mechnikov of Huntington Woods could write some Twitter-style hashtags about her feelings during the months following this summer’s floods, they would be #perspective and #gratitude. Just two years ago, Thanksgiving 2012 was the last she would spend with her mother, who died…





Starr Quality

Posted on November 26, 2014, 8:48 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

Rabbi Aaron Starr has assumed greater responsibilities at Shaarey Zedek.

Shaarey Zedek’s Rabbi Aaron Starr seeks to inspire and educate Jews of all ages. Aaron Starr — a rabbi and educator with leadership drive, athleticism and a deep sense of tradition — is now delving into the intense role of sole rabbi of Congregation Shaarey Zedek (CSZ), Metro Detroit’s largest and oldest Conservative synagogue. With…


Growing Opportunities

Posted on November 20, 2014, 12:26 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan at the announcement that Talmer Bank will offer $25,000 forgivable loans for buyers who buy Marygrove homes in Detroit Land Bank Authority auctions.

Economic development leaders talk about what’s next in a post-bankruptcy Detroit. Exactly four years ago, as Detroit was spiraling down an economically unstable trajectory, Time magazine asked national thought-leaders what they’d do for Detroit’s future. Architect Daniel Libeskind suggested giving away land to encourage homesteaders, Author John Gallagher envisioned a more entrepreneurial city — with…



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