Detroit

Church founded by antisemite hosts an event on Jewish-Catholic relations

Father Coughlin’s nationwide radio show, which ran from 1926-1940, he was a fearsome demagogue: parroting Nazi propaganda, telling his listeners “Jewish Communists” were plotting their demise.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
02/06/2022

Wanted parents of suspected Michigan school shooter taken into custody

The couple's 15-year-old son, Ethan Crumbley, is being held without bail and has been charged as an adult on suspicion of carrying out the deadliest U.S. school shooting of 2021.

By REUTERS
04/12/2021

Jill Biden pays tribute to Jonathan Sacks at yeshiva fundraiser in Detroit

First Lady Jill Biden quoted one of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks writings during a yeshiva fundraiser in Detroit.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
26/10/2021

Dr. Jill Biden to be guest speaker at Detroit Jewish school dinner

Prior speakers at the Yeshiva Beth Yehudah annual dinner included then-prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba.

PRO-PALESTINIAN demonstrators attend a protest outside the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles, earlier

Police chief in Michigan apologizes for liking pro-Israel Facebook post

Haddad came under fire from local leaders after he liked a change in a profile picture by an officer who added an “I stand with Israel” banner to his picture.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
31/05/2021
A polar bear snacks on a watermelon at the Henry D

Female polar bear killed by male bear at Detroit Zoo

“This was completely unexpected and the Detroit Zoo staff is devastated by the loss of Anana in this sudden and tragic event.”

Evangelical leader moves to Israel

Bishop Glenn Plummer, who was put in ninth place among Israel’s top 50 Christian allies, plans to open a media institute in Israel for African-American students.

05/11/2020
A newsstand in Manhattan outfitted with ‘Fake News’ headlines was a stunt by ‘Columbia Journalism'

While Jewish newspapers struggle, Detroit's decides to go nonprofit

That model, its publisher and newly formed foundation hope, will allow the paper to stave off the financial pressures that have caused many papers to shutter or switch to digital only in recent years

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
19/09/2020

Rashida Tlaib joins Detroit protesters, slams federal agents in the city

"To all the federal agents, you messed with the wrong district."

02/08/2020
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