Jews join Lights for Liberty vigils at Detroit’s ICE headquarters to express objections to Trump administration’s immigration policies.Featured photo by Marc SussmanOn Friday, July 12, demonstrators took to the streets of cities across the state and across the country as part of “Lights for Liberty” vigils to protest...
Parshat Pinchas: Numbers 25:16-30:1; Jeremiah 1:1-2:3.By Rabbi Brent GutmannThis week’s Torah portion contains an especially challenging episode, one which produces a call to arms against the onset of an indecent and corrupt era.The episode occurs when the Israelite soldiers consort with Midianite women and a plague breaks out....
City Club ApartmentsThis year marks the 100th anniversary of a Jewish Detroit business that you may know. Perhaps, on your way to work today, you may have passed by one of its developments, City Club Apartments. Or maybe you live in one?Although the name has evolved over the...
By Marcy OsterFeatured photo via Burgerim Dearborn Facebook(JTA) — A Michigan restaurateur said he will “step away” from opening a Dearborn branch of a burger chain founded in Israel following boycott threats.Sam Zahr will open two other Burgerim restaurants, in nearby Oak Park and Redford Township. The Lebanese...
Eddie Rubin’s new project, The Farewell, explores family love and loss, bringing local producer to a beautiful story about Chinese culture.Eddie Rubin didn’t have to move to Hollywood to become a film producer. He is managing that career out of a home office in West Bloomfield, albeit with...
PHOTO (Courtesy of New Michigan Media) Michigan Korean Weekly Publisher Tack Yong Kim (second from left) addresses ethnic/minority media representatives as (from left to right) Arthur Horwitz, Elias Gutierrez, Osama Siblani, Hayg Oshagan and former Michigan Chronicle senior editor Keith Owens look on.Michigan could lose another Congressional seat, a...
Ginopolis’ Bar-B-Q to close one restaurant in Farmington Hills, but BBQ is still in the family at their downtown Brighton location.Although the closing of Ginopolis’ Bar-B-Q Smokehouse on 12 Mile, Farmington Hills, will occur at the end of July, the family name will live on in continued glory...
71-year-old Bonnie Ziskin’s colorful, whimsical glass art brings joy.Photos courtesy Bonnie ZiskinViewers of Bonnie Ziskin’s sculptural artwork can sense she’s happy.Her projects — whimsical glass faces, mixed media abstractions and glass tableware — express a bright mood through both color and design.Ziskin, 71, first expressed her artistic instincts...
A screenshot of C-Span at the end of a tally of a U.S. House of Representatives vote to condemn the boycott Israel movement on July 23, 2019By Ron KampeasWASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly condemned the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel.The House vote...
Jonathan TobinBy Jonathan S. TobinAmerican Jews have a long and understandable tradition of advocacy for immigrants. That’s due in part to the fact that most Jews were the children and grandchildren of immigrants as the community first began to assert itself into the political life of the country...