Eli Mayerfeld Oct. 1, 2017 (Photo: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star) Recently, the Jewish community observed the “10 Days of Repentance,“ which is a period between Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. During this time, people of the Jewish faith are encouraged to apologize to those we have [...]
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Eye On Detroit - Stitching History From the Holocaust Laura Bonnell reports on a new exhibit at the Holocaust Museum. This content was created and produced by CBS Detroit you can view the original video here.
Four Prominent Detroit-Area Hispanic Media Outlets Announce Partnership to Address Issues and Concerns Affecting Local Immigrant CommunityAshley Veenstra 2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00
Newly-formed Detroit Hispanic Media to share news and editorial coverage as well as strategies and initiatives to inform and support Hispanics who are living in southeast Michigan From left to right: Elias Gutierrez, editor and publisher of Latino Press, Jose Luis Vazquez, owner of La Explosiva 1480 AM, Maria Hayes, editor and publisher of [...]
Brian Dickerson, Sept. 9, 2017 What is the role of a bystander in the world's genocides? An upcoming lecture will explore that question. (Photo: Illustration by Mike Thompson) More than half a million Hungarian Jews were exterminated between May and July of 1944. Amos Guiora's parents were among the fraction who survived — no thanks to [...]
Scott Bentley – Superintendent of River Raisin National Battlefield Park in Monroe - September 5, 2017 On Sept. 16. All day, free for all to attend. Rally on the River Raisin commemorates POW/MIA Remembrance Day and provides visitors with a fun-filled way to become familiar with the Park, its history and ongoing activities. Rally on [...]
SEP 03, 2017 The Detroit Jazz Festival is known as the largest free jazz music festival on the planet, and draws artists from all around the world. That includes the Akihiro Nishiguchi Sax Trio, which takes the stage tonight at 5:45 p.m. They dropped by the Fox2 News Studios Sunday morning to preview the performance. Watch the video above and click [...]
September 03, 2017 Ron Fournier On a weekend trip to Chicago this summer, a Michigan woman named Anne lost her wallet. She called the bank in a panic, hoping to cancel her credit cards. Anne talked to several people at the bank, who coordinated their efforts and quickly shielded her accounts. "Everything was handled [...]
Ann Zaniewski, Sept. 1, 2017 (Photo: Rachel Woolf, Special to the Free Press) Nadia Abdallah, 6, dipped her fishing line in a small pool and pulled out a plastic fish, a catch that earned her an inflatable mermaid doll. Overjoyed with her prize, she was even more excited about her next stop at Ford [...]
Kathy Blake | 08/21/17 Mark Edwards, associate professor of history at Spring Arbor University, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. The Fulbright Program allows for 8,000 chosen scholars, students, artist and others to participate in international educational exchanges each year. Edwards will move with his family to South Korea for four months beginning in March of 2018, [...]
By K. Michelle Moran August 15, 2017 Grosse Pointe native Ivan Moshchuk, an internationally acclaimed pianist, is drawing new audiences to classical music with his Detroit Sessions and Detroit Secret Sessions concert events. (Photo by Lisa Spindler, provided by Ivan Moshchuk) DETROIT — At 26, Grosse Pointe Farms native Ivan Moshchuk is [...]