Detroit


Detroit Launches Chevrah Hatzalah

  Citing a growing demand from its expanding Orthodox population, Detroit’s Jewish community launched its first Chevrah Hatzalah. “Detroit Hatzalah is comprised of individuals from every corner of our community,…

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6 Things We Learned at the Detroit Auto Show

This year’s North American International Auto Show reflects an industry that’s flush with cash but uncertain about the future. Multi-million-dollar displays show new versions of big sellers like the Toyota…

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BDE Rabbi Shmuel Yerachmiel Kaufman Z”L

Rabbi Shmuel Yerachmiel Kaufman, z”l, an especially beloved mechanech in the Detroit community whose strong and palpable love for Yiddishkeit, his fellow Jews, and life itself, has left a lifelong…

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Harav Moshe Schwab, zt”l

The Jewish community of Detroit deeply mourned the petirah of its beloved Rosh Kollel, Harav Moshe Schwab, zt”l, who was niftar Sunday afternoon. As the kollel’s founder, he was among…

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NHTSA Fines BMW for Not Reporting Mini Recall

German automaker BMW has been fined $40 million by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for failing to issue safety recalls in a timely manner to Mini owners. The automaker…

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The Dawning Age of the Auto-Auto

The greatest hope for the aged American auto industry could be the end of the automobile — the automobile as we know it, that is. This week, Detroit took a…

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Rachel Jacobs, a”h, Among Amtrak Fatalities

After a day of searching, Rachel Jacobs, a”h, 39, tech executive and Jewish community activist, was confirmed to be among the fatally injured victims of last week’s tragic Amtrak crash. She…

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Toyota Unveils All-New Tacoma Truck

Not willing to let General Motors steal its midsize truck mojo, Toyota marched into the 2015 Detroit Auto Show Monday afternoon and unveiled its 2016 Tacoma truck. The automaker hopes…

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Detroit’s Bankruptcy Over

Detroit is formally emerging from bankruptcy, marking the end of the largest municipal case in U.S. history, with officials looking forward to better times and pledging to take advantage of…

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Massive Power Outage Hits Downtown Detroit

A massive outage on Tuesday cut power to public buildings in Detroit ranging from city hall to a criminal courthouse, dozens of public schools and more than three dozen buildings…

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