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August 2018

Essay: Be a Voter (Detroit Jewish News)
Attorney on the Frontline (My Jewish Detroit)

July 2018

June 2018

Zero Tolerance Policy is Inhumane (Detroit Jewish News)
“Flashpoint” Interview with Ambassador Ron Dermer (WDIV-TV)
Rabbi’s call prompts campaign to help former Jewish sector of Detroit (The Detroit News)

May 2018

Amy’s Angels (FOX 2)
Interfaith iftar, 5K run build bonds in Metro Detroit (The Detroit News)
Israel, At 70, maintains strong ties to Metro Detroit (Detroit Free Press)
Father Daughter Team (MyJewishDetroit)

April 2018

4th grade winner of Bookstock’s B.E.S.T. writing awards (WDIV-TV)
Royal Oak baker’s pineapple cupcakes win Bookstock recipe contest (Detroit Free Press)
Rubin: For real books, ‘The End’ is not yet near (The Detroit News)
Bookstock 2018 Expects to Raise $2 Million for Local Literacy Projects (WDET-FM)
Bookstock 2018 (“American Black Journal” on DPTV)
Spotlight on the News: A Shared Future (WXYZ-TV)

March 2018

Passover: Detroit Style (Detroit Jewish News)
Jerusalem focus of ‘Shared Future’ lecture series (The Detroit News)
A Shared Future Interview (WJR-AM’s “Guy Gordon Show”)
A Shared Future Interview (WDET-FM’s “Detroit Today”)
Speaking With One Voice – Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity (Detroit Jewish News)
If Not Now, When? (My Jewish Detroit)

February 2018

Black Jewish Coalition marks Black History Month with inaugural event in Detroit (WDIV-TV)
Coalition focuses on unity against racism (The Detroit News)
Detroit-Area Coalition Seeks to Curb Racism, Anti-Semitism (Associated Press)
Bookstock 2018 (Comcast Newsmakers)

January 2018

3 congregations highlight the legacy of MLK (The Detroit News)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration (WJR-AM)
Interfaith Gathering to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ahead of MLK Day (WDET-FM)

December 2017

Mitzvah Day volunteers work to help others (The Detroit News)
Metro Detroit’s Mitzvah Day volunteers spread hope, charity in Jewish tradition (Detroit Free Press)
Metro Detroit Jewish, Muslim volunteers perform good deeds on Christmas (WXYZ-TV)
David Kurzmann talks Mitzvah Day with Paul W. Smith (WJR-AM)
Live in the D: Mitzvah Day (WDIV-TV)
Board Officer Erica Peresman Discusses Mitzvah Day (WXYZ-TV)
Local reaction to President Trump’s Jerusalem-Israel’s-capital announcement (Detroit Jewish News)
‘Touchy subject’: Trump decision on Jerusalem met with praise, scorn in metro Detroit (Detroit Free Press)
Andy Levin Announces His Candidacy As His Father Retires (Detroit Jewish News)
The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC hosted its annual luncheon for Detroit media (Detroit Jewish News)
How Jews On The Left And The Right Are Empowering BDS (Detroit Jewish News)
FBI: Reported hate crimes spike 29% in Michigan, which had 4t highest nationally (Detroit Free Press)
Jews in the D: Finding Common Ground (Detroit Jewish News)
Jewish, Hindu communities United for first joint Hanukkah-Diwali celebration in Michigan (Detroit Free Press)

November 2017

Metro Detroit Jews, Hindus celebrate ‘Common Ground’ (The Detroit News)
ADL and other reports show “significant bump” in incidents locally, nationally (Detroit Jewish News)
Middle East expert Aaron David Miller shares his thoughts on America, Israel and the Middle East (Detroit Jewish News)
Detroit 2020 Person of the Week Howard Brown works to combat hate (WXYZ-TV)
Midwest Diplomatic Marathon (Detroit Jewish News)

October 2017

Muslims, Jews gather in Metro Detroit to forge bonds (The Detroit News)
Jews, Muslims in metro Detroit address hate crimes: ‘It’s getting scary’ (Detroit Free Press)
Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council in town (WDIV-TV)

September 2017

Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council to make first visit to metro Detroit next week (Crain’s Detroit Business)
Allan Gale retires after decades of service with JCRC/AJC (Detroit Jewish News)

JCRC/AJC Seeks Volunteer Medical Professionals

June 27, 2018 – The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) is seeking physicians and other medical professionals to volunteer at an Interfaith Health Fair for underserved residents of Detroit, to be held on Sunday, August 12, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Munger Elementary School in Detroit. Physicians and other healthcare providers are being… Read more »

Jewish Detroit to Celebrate Israel@70 on Detroit Riverfront

Marking the 70th year of Israel’s Statehood and sharing the celebration of Israelis and Jews around the world, the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit — in partnership with GM River Days and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy — will host festivities from 4 to 10 pm, in an exclusive preview event… Read more »

Hon. Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States to Present Community-Wide Address

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit will present a community address by Hon. Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States on Monday, June 4 at 7 p.m. at Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills. Ambassador Dermer will share insights and updates about the about “The State of Israel,” which will be followed by a Q… Read more »

Workshop Trains Tutors on Milestones of Language Development

“Milestones of Language Development in School Aged Children,” is the subject of the Detroit Jewish Coalition for Literacy’s (DJCL) spring workshop for literacy tutors on Friday, May 11, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Max M. Fisher Federation Building in Bloomfield Hills. Designed to provide tutors with skills and techniques to build student… Read more »

Detroit Jewish Community Applauds Michigan Senate and House Resolutions on Israel’s 70th Anniversary

April 19, 2018 – The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC and Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit praise the Michigan State Legislature for its passage today of resolutions celebrating 70 years since the establishment of the State of Israel. Senate Resolution 154, sponsored by Senator Arlan Meekhof, and House Resolution 308, sponsored by Representative Robert Wittenberg, passed… Read more »