Category: Jewish News

Posted on: August 17, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Ancestry and The Arolsen Archives Digitize Holocaust Records

Ancestry announces partnership with the Arolsen Archives to digitize millions of Holocaust records in the Holocaust Remembrance Collection. In July, the popular Ancestry company announced a partnership with the Arolsen Archives, an International Center on Nazi Persecution, to create the Holocaust Remembrance Collection on ancestry.com. The Collection includes records from …

Posted on: August 16, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Looking Back – L. Brooks Patterson

L. Brooks Patterson passed away last week on Aug. 3. For the last 26 years, he was the Oakland County Executive, the chief official for one of the richest counties in America as well as the county in which most Metro Detroit Jews live. Suffice it to say, whether one …

Posted on: August 16, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Politicians, Groups Weigh in on Netanyahu Banning Omar, Tlaib

Despite getting permission to go to Israel, Tlaib ultimately decides not to go; Michigan representatives and Jewish organizations also weigh in on the subject. By Josefin Dolesten (JTA) After requesting and getting permission from the Israeli government to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., has …

Posted on: August 16, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

What Real Incitement to Murder Looks Like

Recent mass shootings have sparked heated debates  about who is to blame for this growing hatred. By Jonathan Tobin In the wake of the latest mass shootings to afflict America, some Jewish organizations and their leaders joined in the effort to place at least some of the blame for these …

Posted on: August 15, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

L. Brooks Patterson Remembered

L. Brooks Patterson’s Jewish colleagues share their memories of the Oakland County executive who died of pancreatic cancer. Oakland County’s longstanding executive, L. Brooks Patterson, died. Aug. 3 from pancreatic cancer. He was 80. After spending 16 years as Oakland County prosecutor, Patterson served as Oakland County executive from 1992 …

Posted on: August 13, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Grandparents Day Photo Submissions

Calling all Bubbies and Zaydies! The JN wants photos of your grandchildren! If you’re a proud bubbie or zaydie, send us a photo of your darling grandchild for a photo spread we’re doing in honor of Grandparents Day in the Sept. 5 issue. Send the photo (high-resolution or “actual size” …

Posted on: August 12, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

6 Back-to-School Communication Tips

Learn how to communicate for success and minimize anxiety when heading back to school with these simple communication techniques. The upcoming new school year brings plenty of transitions: adjusting to a new grade, a new school, new classes and new friends.  For some of us, transitions can be riddled with …

Posted on: August 9, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Maccabi ArtsFest Final Showcase of Talent

Throughout the week, these young artists have been hard at work and Thursday they were able to showcase their talents at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts. Photography by Corrie Colf The JCC Maccabi ArtsFest gives Jewish teens an experience to participate in workshops during the week led by …