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I Salute You!

Posted on July 2, 2015, 11:53 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment! Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. Independence – the perfect word to describe toddlerhood. A time when your toddler discovers that he can …
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Dessert, Anyone?

Posted on July 1, 2015, 1:37 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Be the first to comment!


Local company extends its reach into Busch’s supermarkets. Move over lox and cream cheese — ice cream sandwiches have become the perfect match for bagels, at least for 49-year-old Joshua Charlip. The combination isn’t necessarily part of a balanced breakfast, but for the Farmington Hills businessman, it’s the next frontier for a family enterprise that …
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QUICK CLICK … From The William Davidson Digital Archive Of Jewish Detroit History

Posted on July 1, 2015, 11:36 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , . Be the first to comment!

The first day of summer has now passed. Schools are out, the days are warm — it is time for the kids to go to camp. I wondered — when did the Jewish News first begin to cover some news or advertisements from summer camps? Well, from the first year the JN was published (1942) …
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Historic Ruling

Posted on July 1, 2015, 11:17 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment!

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Local same-sex couples overjoyed by Supreme Court decision. It was a day for rainbows, proposals and celebrations as the long-awaited Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage was announced and the history-making news quickly spread. As soon as the announcement was made on Friday morning, June 26, same-sex couples and gay rights supporters throughout Metro Detroit…

Dear Debra

Posted on June 24, 2015, 12:38 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Be the first to comment!

I recently learned that some readers sent their troubles to Dear Debra and received no reply. The letters were never received. So please, if your heart is still heavy, lighten it by resending your questions to and/or They will appear in upcoming issues. Dear Debra, Our daughter is dating a wonderful young man; …
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Standing Together

Posted on June 24, 2015, 10:59 AM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment!

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Interfaith services give comfort after Charleston shootings. The nation was shocked when nine members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E) Church in Charleston, S.C., were shot June 17 during a Bible study class. Dylann Roof, an adherent of white supremacy, who police say admitted to the killings, chose the oldest A.M.E. church in the South,…

QUICK CLICK … Vignettes From The JN Archives

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What was America’s most popular Jewish cartoon? Was it the adventures of Captain Tov or the Jewish Hero Corps? Well, “Open your mouth and say, Oy!” because it was the comic strip “Dayenu” by Henry Leonard that was American’s most popular Jewish cartoon. In 1957, “Dayenu” first appeared in the Detroit Jewish News. It quickly …
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Michigan Proud

Posted on June 17, 2015, 3:21 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged . Be the first to comment!


Innovation proves crucial to local business successes. As a 1992 University of Michigan political science graduate, Robert Wolfe’s singular goal was to be good at Trivial Pursuit. While he may have mastered that one, he also went on to found two Michigan-based, internationally known businesses — Moosejaw and CrowdRise. Moosejaw is one of the world’s…

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Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder

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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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