Category: Jewish News

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 …

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

Sportsmanship Shines During Maccabi Games

Detroit and Boston’s 16u baseball teams demonstrated the true meaning of the Maccabi Games with a game of pick-up baseball. Photo Courtesy of Jason Miller At the Maccabi Games last week, the Detroit 16U baseball team, coached by Rabbi Jason Miller, was eliminated from the tournament as was the Boston …

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

Concentration Camps and Detention Centers: There’s a Big Difference

Holocaust survivor shares his thoughts on the recent comparisons between Nazi concentration camps and detention centers at the Southern border. By Michael Weiss I am a Holocaust survivor. I read in the paper and saw on the television that a congresswoman compared American detention centers at our Southern borders to …

Posted on: August 8, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Lakeside Fun at Brownie’s

Head to Brownie’s on the Lake in St. Clair Shores for a fun summer evening. Photos via Brownie’s on the Lake Facebook Another unknown to many, the Joe Vicari Restaurant Group operation is not only a restaurant … Celebrating its ninth season on Lake St. Clair, the site was the …