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Police investigating antisemitic incident near synagogue

Self-proclaimed ‘Jew hater’ under investigation after antisemitic incident at Detroit-area synagogue.

Police investigating antisemitic incident near synagogue

Detroit:

Suspect in murder of synagogue pres. will face trial

Detroit judge rules there is enough evidence to bind suspected murderer of Samantha Woll over to circuit court.

Suspect in murder of synagogue pres. will face trial

Anti-Israel protestors start brawl at Democrat Christmas party

Woman hospitalized after anti-Israel activists invade Michigan Democratic party celebration, activists target Congressman's home at 3 am.

Anti-Israel protestors start brawl at Democrat Christmas party

Detroit man charged with murder of synagogue president

Prosecutor says there is no evidence the suspect knew the victim and reiterates police's claim that the incident was not a hate crime.

Detroit man charged with murder of synagogue president

Detroit:

Person of interest arrested in murder of synagogue president

A suspect was previously held in custody in the October murder, but was later released.

Person of interest arrested in murder of synagogue president

Detroit:

Man in custody in slaying of synagogue president released

A man who was held in custody in connection with death of Detroit Jewish community leader Samantha Woll released without charges.

Man in custody in slaying of synagogue president released

Suspect in custody over murder of Detroit synagogue president

Police have said the murder of Samantha Woll on October 21 was not motivated by antisemitism.

Suspect in custody over murder of Detroit synagogue president

Detroit:

Man with pellet gun arrested outside Jewish federation building

Federation does not believe the incident was antisemitic in nature, police 'confident no threat to our community.'

Man with pellet gun arrested outside Jewish federation building

Detroit police:

'Focus is on persons of interest in murder of synagogue pres.'

Police in Detroit reiterate that slaying of Jewish leader was most likely not an act of antisemitism.

'Focus is on persons of interest in murder of synagogue pres.'

Detroit police:

'No evidence murder of synagogue president was antisemitic'

Detroit police say investigation into fatal stabbing of Samantha Woll will continue.

'No evidence murder of synagogue president was antisemitic'

Detroit Jewish Federation:

'No indication murder was motivated by antisemitism'

Police still investigating murder of Samantha Woll, who was found dead with multiple stab wounds outside her home early Saturday.

'No indication murder was motivated by antisemitism'

Detroit: Synagogue board president found dead near home

Detroit police investigate death of synagogue board president, who was found dead outside her home.

Detroit: Synagogue board president found dead near home

Jewish groups disagree:

Condemn memorials to Nazi allies?

Memorials to Ukrainian Nazi allies in Detroit, Philadelphia enter spotlight after Canadian Parliament scandal.

Condemn memorials to Nazi allies?

Report:

Rep. Tlaib participated in anti-Israel art exhibit

The Michigan Democrat has a history of anti-Israeli statements and recently boycotted Herzog's Congress speech.

Rep. Tlaib participated in anti-Israel art exhibit

'Jeopardy!' episode features 'concrete Sinai' Detroit synagogue

‘Jeopardy!’ featured a suburban Detroit synagogue once called ‘a concrete Sinai on the shoulder of Interstate 696.’

'Jeopardy!' episode features 'concrete Sinai' Detroit synagogue

Detroit area synagogue defaced with swastika

After latest incident, Jewish leaders and politicians decry recent spree of antisemitic vandalism in Detroit.

Detroit area synagogue defaced with swastika

Detroit: Orthodox Jews turn out in spades to watch NBA hopeful

‘Put in Ryan!’: Orthodox NBA hopeful Ryan Turell’s fanbase turns up in Detroit.

Detroit: Orthodox Jews turn out in spades to watch NBA hopeful

Detroit:

$700k for lending platform supporting Israeli businesses

Peer-to-peer lending platform SparkIL receives $700K in support from Detroit to empower Israeli small businesses.

$700k for lending platform supporting Israeli businesses

Detroit Jewish community center evacuated due to bomb threat

Detroit area JCC academy evacuated after man claims to have placed pipe bombs inside building.

Detroit Jewish community center evacuated due to bomb threat

At 100 years old, Detroit's last synagogue celebrates a rebirth

Detroit’s last synagogue, now turning 100, hopes to be a beacon of the city’s Jewish communal future.

At 100 years old, Detroit's last synagogue celebrates a rebirth

Detroit:

AIPAC marks second defeat as pro-Israel candidate loses primary

Self-funded House candidate beats AIPAC-backed opponent in Detroit as pro-Israel lobby marks rare primary loss.

AIPAC marks second defeat as pro-Israel candidate loses primary

Historic 100-year old Detroit synagogue gets $5 million makeover

Synagogue in downtown Detroit undergoing modernization to upgrade space to be more accessible and community friendly.

Historic 100-year old Detroit synagogue gets $5 million makeover

Detroit church founded by anti-Semite holds interfaith event

The Detroit church founded by antisemite Father Coughlin hosts an event on Jewish-Catholic relations.

Detroit church founded by anti-Semite holds interfaith event

Jewish journalist detained by Myanmar given 11 years in jail

Jewish journalist Danny Fenster from Detroit was detained in Myanmar while trying to leave the country in May.

Jewish journalist detained by Myanmar given 11 years in jail

Jill Biden pays tribute to Jonathan Sacks at yeshiva fundraiser

First Lady gives keynote speech at Detroit yeshiva, paying tribute to former Chief Rabbi of Britain, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.

Jill Biden pays tribute to Jonathan Sacks at yeshiva fundraiser

Renowned Detroit bagel shop turns 100 years old

New York Bagel now run by fourth generation of Goldsmith family.

Renowned Detroit bagel shop turns 100 years old

Influential Jewish restaurant columnist Danny Raskin dies at 102

Popular Detroit Jewish media personality wrote column in every edition of the Detroit Jewish News for 80 years.

Influential Jewish restaurant columnist Danny Raskin dies at 102

Inspirational 'lone soldier' becomes Kfir commander

Sgt. Yossi Nadel of the Kfir Brigade speaks to Arutz Sheva about his life in Israel and his new role as a commander with 12 soldiers.

Inspirational 'lone soldier' becomes Kfir commander

Detroit Jewish groups rally against anti-Semitism

Sunday rally organized by Jewish groups across the political and social spectrum to rally in Detroit suburb against Jew hatred.

Detroit Jewish groups rally against anti-Semitism

Detroit JCC downsizes, citing COVID and membership decline

Suburban Detroit Jewish Community Center shutters major facility, citing decline in membership and the effects of coronavirus pandemic.

Detroit JCC downsizes, citing COVID and membership decline

TCT Investigates: 'Good guys with guns in Detroit'

Legally Armed in Detroit 2: Permit holder defends self with firearm in Detroit.

TCT Investigates: 'Good guys with guns in Detroit'

Woman charged for threatening Detroit Hebrew Free Loan employees

Woman makes 40 anti-black calls to Jewish organization in under 20 minutes.

Woman charged for threatening Detroit Hebrew Free Loan employees

Detroit: Neo-Nazi photographed urinating on Israeli flag

White supremacist demonstrator protesting Detroit pride parade urinates on Israeli flag in public.

Detroit: Neo-Nazi photographed urinating on Israeli flag

Measles cases in Detroit linked to haredi traveler rise to 39

Number of measles cases in Detroit area linked to a haredi traveler more than doubles over past three weeks to 39.

Measles cases in Detroit linked to haredi traveler rise to 39

Detroit measles outbreak traced to Israeli carrier

18 cases of measles reported in Jewish community after Israeli visits several Jewish schools, synagogues, and kosher stores this month.

Detroit measles outbreak traced to Israeli carrier

Anti-Israel protest held during 'LGBTQ' event in Detroit

Speakers take stage unannounced to lead 13-minute anti-Israel protest, without being interrupted or asked to leave by event organizers.

Anti-Israel protest held during 'LGBTQ' event in Detroit

Michigan: Anti-Semitic flyers posted on Detroit-area church.

Police say anti-Semitic flyers supporting the Daily Stormer don't constitute crime, are protected under First Amendment.

Michigan: Anti-Semitic flyers posted on Detroit-area church.

Yeshiva graduate missing after Afghanistan hotel attack

American Jew reported missing after Taliban terrorists attack Kabul hotel.

Yeshiva graduate missing after Afghanistan hotel attack

Detroit advocacy group merging with American Jewish Committee

Jewish Community Relations Council of Metropolitan Detroit merges with the American Jewish Committee.

Detroit advocacy group merging with American Jewish Committee

Detroit Jews ask: Are targeted Israel boycotts the same as BDS?

Controversy reigns over Detroit-area Walk for Israel and its sponsors.

Detroit Jews ask: Are targeted Israel boycotts the same as BDS?

Can Long-Struggling Detroit no Longer Govern Itself?

A poster child for urban decay, Detroit may lose the ability to govern if its city council is replaced by a state-appointed technocrat.

Can Long-Struggling Detroit no Longer Govern Itself?

FBI Nabs Neo-Nazi Plotting Attacks Against Jewish Targets

Neo-Nazi supporter who had been arrested by the FBI in December was allegedly plotting attacks against Jewish leaders in the Detroit-area.

FBI Nabs Neo-Nazi Plotting Attacks Against Jewish Targets

Detroit Auschwitz Sign An 'Intentional, Malicious Act' of Hatred

ADL expresses outrage over 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Auschwitz sign at Packard Plant in Detroit.

Detroit Auschwitz Sign An 'Intentional, Malicious Act' of Hatred