When the Detroit Tigers Play the Boston Red Sox

The unlikely playoff match-up has high stakes for one Boston-bred Detroit fan

Why My Home Team Will Always Be Detroit, Even Though I Live in Boston

My father started rooting for Detroit when Hank Greenberg played for the Tigers. Now it’s an enduring family tradition.

A Mobster in the Family

My husband’s great-uncle was generous and entertaining—and a member of Detroit’s Jewish crime syndicate

Mitch Albom Keeps Time

The best-selling author and sportswriter can’t outrun his Jewish New Jersey past

Philip Levine, Fierce About Poetry

The U.S. poet laureate on growing up Jewish in Detroit, playing tennis in verse, and hanging on to his memories, which are the source of his art

Motor City Cured

Blair Nosan founded the artisanal pickle company Suddenly Sauer, just one of several new businesses channeling locavore enthusiasm to bring a much-needed boost to Detroit and its Jewish community

Jewish Boxer May Be Played By Eminem

No, really, and in a Jerry Bruckheimer movie

Homeland Insecurity

Young Jewish anti-Zionists struggle to find community

How To Prevent Plane Bombings? Ask Israel

After failed attack, attention paid to Israel’s success

Building Bust

The unbuilt synagogues of the Great Depression

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