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Hope And Hostility

Posted on August 1, 2014, 1:54 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , , . Be the first to comment!


Pro-Israel and Palestinian demonstrators protest outside West Bloomfield JCC. By Michael Higer JN Intern Tensions were high and emotions ran strong during a protest outside of the West Bloomfield Jewish Community Center Thursday evening. Both Israeli and Palestinian supporters stood on opposite sides of Maple Road with signs, megaphones and heavy hearts. The Palestinian group,…

Call Him Hunter

Posted on July 31, 2014, 7:25 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment!


Hunter Jordan Keith, 15, has always known he was different. For the first 14 years of his life, he lived inside the female body he was born with, going by his given name, Olivia Lauren Keith. Looking back, he says he never felt comfortable as a female; often he felt trapped and betrayed by his…

Southfield Post Office Refused To Mail Packages to Israel Today

Posted on July 31, 2014, 4:53 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!


By Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor The Jewish News received a note today from Ruchie Weisberg, who attempted to mail a package to Israel today but was told no by the Southfield Post Office on W. 11 Mile Road. “With no explanation other than they received an e-mail from ‘above’ not to accept packages to Israel,” …
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QUICK CLICK … Vignettes From The JN Archives, July 31, 2014

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By Dallas Pillen Detroit Jewish News Foundation Fellow DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital is the largest of the eight hospitals that comprise the Detroit Medical Center. It has been known as Sinai-Grace since 1999 following the merger of Sinai and Grace Hospitals, each of which had long-established local presences: Grace Hospital was established in 1888 and Sinai …
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A Unified Community

Posted on July 31, 2014, 1:52 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. 1 Comment.

Orthodox community gathers to support Federation and Jewish Detroit. On a warm, wet spring evening, more than 500 Orthodox men and women gathered at Gary and Malke Torgow’s home to take part in a historic gesture of appreciation and support for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and the entire Jewish community at large. Every …
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Meir Panim Delivers Hot Food, Necessary Supplies to Soldiers on the Field

Posted on July 29, 2014, 9:04 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . 1 Comment.

Soldiers receive delivery from Meir Panim

Due to the state of emergency in Israel during Operation Projective Edge, Meir Panim is responding to the various needs of Israeli soldiers by distributing much-needed food and supplies to the tens of thousands defending Israel on the front lines. Since the start of Operation Protective Edge, Meir Panim has delivered more than 5,000 care …
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Detroit Stands With Israel

Posted on July 24, 2014, 7:12 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , , , , . Be the first to comment!

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Keri Guten Cohen Story Development Editor More than 2,000 people came to support the Jewish homeland during this time of crisis at a community-wide Israel Solidarity event at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield on Wednesday evening, July 23. At times, the lines to get through security stretched well into the parking lot. But the wait…

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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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