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Test Before You Toke

Posted on May 4, 2016, 2:28 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , , . Be the first to comment!

Lab manager Claire Moore examines a sample at Iron Labs.

Entrepreneurial labs examine medical marijuana for potency and impurities. When Michigan voters approved the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act (MMMA) through a 2008 voter-initiated ballot proposal, they authorized the use of marijuana for certain medical conditions. Today, 192,120 Michigan residents hold a medical marijuana card, according to Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The MMMA…


Quick Click … From the William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History, May 5, 2016

Posted on May 4, 2016, 2:09 PM . Filed in Uncategorized. Tagged , , . Be the first to comment!

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May 12, 2016, is Independence Day in Israel. It has been 68 years since the founding of the State of Israel, and there have been 68 years of Independence Day celebrations, not only in Israel, but in Detroit and the United States. In the William Davidson Digital Archives, I found an interesting story on an …
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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

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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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20th Century Michigan Art Exhibition & Sale

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