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News and updates about Michigan

Michigan State Uni hit with multiple anti-Semitic incidents

MSU's Jewish studies department is calling for action after a rash of anti-Semitic incidents hits the campus on the same weekend.

Michigan State Uni hit with multiple anti-Semitic incidents

Carl Levin, longtime Jewish senator from Michigan, dies at 87

Carl Levin, the Jewish Michigander who spent 36 years as a fierce inquisitor in the Senate, has died at 87.

Carl Levin, longtime Jewish senator from Michigan, dies at 87

Police chief in Michigan apologizes for liking pro-Israel post

Arab-American police chief from Dearborn apologizes, calls to 'free Palestine' after liking pro-Israel post on Facebook.

Police chief in Michigan apologizes for liking pro-Israel post

Michigan governor busted for breaking self-imposed COVID rules

Democratic politicians continuing violations of their own rules throughout the country as voters lose trust in elected officials.

Michigan governor busted for breaking self-imposed COVID rules

Michigan synagogue in court again due to anti-Semitic protests

Beth Israel Congregation has faced 20 years of protests every Shabbat morning by anti-Semitic demonstrators who harass congregants.

Michigan synagogue in court again due to anti-Semitic protests

Michigan State U Jewish students withdraw anti-Semitism bill

After intense campaign by campus anti-Israel groups, Jewish students forced to withdraw motion to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.

Michigan State U Jewish students withdraw anti-Semitism bill

Michigan university fires professor for anti-Semitic posts

Physics professor fired after blasting 'Jewish mafia', calling COVID pandemic a 'Jewish revolution', and using racist language online.

Michigan university fires professor for anti-Semitic posts

Person in Michigan wins Mega Millions' $1 billion jackpot

Lottery was the second-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history and the third-largest in U.S. lottery history.

Person in Michigan wins Mega Millions' $1 billion jackpot

Dominion Voting Systems CEO testifies to Michigan Legislature

Watch: Dominion Voting Systems CEO Testifies to Michigan Legislature

Dominion Voting Systems CEO testifies to Michigan Legislature

Michigan board certifies election results

Michigan State Board of Canvassers votes to certify Biden's victory in the state.

Michigan board certifies election results

Michigan Republicans seek to impeach Governor Whitmer

3 Republicans reps accuse Gov. Whitmer of corrupt conduct, crimes & misdemeanors as she plans to introduce new COVID-19 sanctions.

Michigan Republicans seek to impeach Governor Whitmer

Michigan county certifies election results after deadlock

Board of Canvassers in Wayne County, which includes Detroit, certifies election results after being deadlocked in 2-2 tie.

Michigan county certifies election results after deadlock

Trump calls out Dominion election software

Meanwhile, Michigan State Senate demands recount. Cyber-security consultant: 'Biden is not President-elect. This is media fiction.'

Trump calls out Dominion election software

Poll watchers come forward: Michigan numbers don't add up

Republican Poll Challenger details his account of what happened during his overnight shift in Michigan at largest counting center in state.

Poll watchers come forward: Michigan numbers don't add up

Trump campaign seeks to block certification of Michigan results

Trump campaign requests that Michigan election results not be certified until it can be verified that the votes were cast lawfully.

Trump campaign seeks to block certification of Michigan results

Rashida Tlaib wins reelection

Democratic congresswoman defeats Republican challenger in race for Michigan's 13th congressional district.

Rashida Tlaib wins reelection

Jewish cemetery in Michigan vandalized

Reg graffiti including words “TRUMP” and “MAGA” discovered on gravestones at 100-year-old Jewish cemetery in Grand Rapids.

Jewish cemetery in Michigan vandalized

Trump: Up to 10 countries could normalize ties with Israel

Trump says additional peace agreements will be announced between Israel and Arab countries after the US presidential election.

Trump: Up to 10 countries could normalize ties with Israel

FBI: Michigan armed militia also targeted Virginia governor

FBI agent says right-wing militia that plotted to kidnap Michigan's governor also discussed similar action against Virginia's governor.

FBI: Michigan armed militia also targeted Virginia governor

Plot to kidnap Michigan governor foiled

6 charged in plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer at her vacation home.

Plot to kidnap Michigan governor foiled

US court: Anti-Semitic protests outside synagogue may continue

Weekly anti-Semitic protests outside Ann Arbor synagogue are protected by First Amendment and may continue, federal judge rules.

US court: Anti-Semitic protests outside synagogue may continue

Michigan: Muslim group to represent inmate denied kosher food

Michigan chapter of controversial group CAIR to represent Jewish inmate denied kosher food in Michigan jail.

Michigan: Muslim group to represent inmate denied kosher food

Holocaust imagery at stay-at-home protests in state capitols

Anti-lockdown protesters in the US compare stay-at-home orders to Nazi policies in World War II.

Holocaust imagery at stay-at-home protests in state capitols

Michigan residents protest quarantine rules

Watch: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer responds to protest against the strict quarantine rules she imposed

Michigan residents protest quarantine rules

Michigan State student sprays swastika on his own frat house

Student at Michigan State University suspended from Pi Kappa Alpha after he spray painted swastika on the group's fraternity house.

Michigan State student sprays swastika on his own frat house

Watch: Jewish student teaches thief a lesson

Maddy Gun, Jewish student and member of Chabad on Campus at MSU, had her mezuzah ripped of her doorpost. This is what she did.

Watch: Jewish student teaches thief a lesson

Federal suit against anti-Israel protests at Michigan synagogue

Lawsuit asks court for injunction to stop protesters, calling demonstrations 'harassing conduct', or to place limits on them.

Federal suit against anti-Israel protests at Michigan synagogue

US Justice Dept to denaturalize Hamas-supporting Michigan man

Defendant allegedly procured US citizenship by concealing Hamas support and concealing bomb-making materials.

US Justice Dept to denaturalize Hamas-supporting Michigan man

Michigan governor visits Western Wall

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer places note in Western Wall, tours Western Wall Tunnels.

Michigan governor visits Western Wall

Michigan State U. Hillel sukkah ‘totally decimated’ by vandals

Two vandals, apparently drunk, filmed destroying sukkah erected by Michigan State University Hillel during Sukkot.

Michigan State U. Hillel sukkah ‘totally decimated’ by vandals

Jewish prisoners in Michigan to get certified kosher meals

Under proposed settlement to class-action lawsuit, hundreds of Jewish prisoners in Michigan to get kosher meals.

Jewish prisoners in Michigan to get certified kosher meals

Michigan synagogue’s doors plastered with hate messages

Grans Rapids synagogue defaced on eve of Sukkot.

Michigan synagogue’s doors plastered with hate messages

Israeli burger restaurant to delay Michigan opening over BDS

Michigan restaurateur says he will “step away” from opening a Dearborn branch of a burger chain founded in Israel following boycott threats.

Israeli burger restaurant to delay Michigan opening over BDS

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

Longest-serving congressman in US history dead at 92

John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat, served a record 59 consecutive years in the US House of Representatives.

Longest-serving congressman in US history dead at 92

Dearborn Michigan blocks exposé of Henry Ford's anti-Semitism

Mayor of Dearborn, Michigan prevents magazine from being mailed out after it included article on Henry Ford's hatred of Jews.

Dearborn Michigan blocks exposé of Henry Ford's anti-Semitism

Michigan synagogue vandalized for second time in 2 months

Vandals again target menorah carving in Battle Creek, Michigan synagogue, after hammer taken to carving in November.

Michigan synagogue vandalized for second time in 2 months

Not your father's Democrats

Not your father's Democrats

US congresswoman to wear 'Palestinian gown' at swearing in

Rashida Tlaib announces plans to wear a “traditional Palestinian gown” when she is sworn into Congress next month.

US congresswoman to wear 'Palestinian gown' at swearing in

Messianic 'rabbi' raises ire at vigil for Pittsburgh victims

Congressional candidate under fire for inviting Messianic Jew to lead prayer at vigil for synagogue shooting victims.

Messianic 'rabbi' raises ire at vigil for Pittsburgh victims

Dozens of groups call to sanction BDS-supporting professor

58 groups seek action after Michigan prof declines to write reference letter for student to study in Israel.

Dozens of groups call to sanction BDS-supporting professor

Michigan Dem walks back claim Israel aggressor, Hamas legitimate

Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan walks back comments calling Hamas 'legitimate', labelling Israel the 'aggressor'.

Michigan Dem walks back claim Israel aggressor, Hamas legitimate

Michigan Democrat: Hamas legitimate - Israel is the aggressor

Democratic candidate for Michigan Governor refuses to denounce BDS, while running mate has history of anti-Israel statements.

Michigan Democrat: Hamas legitimate - Israel is the aggressor

Democratic group pans candidate’s pledge to slash Israel aid

Jewish Democratic Council of America criticizes Michigan congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib for statement of aid to Israel

Democratic group pans candidate’s pledge to slash Israel aid

Two people killed in shooting at Michigan dorm

Two people fatally shot at Campbell Hall dormitory at Central Michigan University. Suspect flees the scene.

Two people killed in shooting at Michigan dorm

'Green' community center lets participants run the show

At a non-denominational Jewish center in Ferndale, Michigan, Chabad directors step back to allow residents a free hand in deciding programs.

'Green' community center lets participants run the show

Swastikas, anti-Semitic slurs, found in Michigan park

Authorities discover swastikas, 'Jews die' graffiti in Michigan skate park.

Swastikas, anti-Semitic slurs, found in Michigan park

Michigan man given probation for threats to kill children, Jews

Suspect threatened to commit mass shootings against Jews and children, given 2 years probation.

Michigan man given probation for threats to kill children, Jews

Ann Arbor Jihad:

Muslim shot by SWAT: 'Get on the ground and bow before Allah’

Michigan Muslim convert taunts police officers with knives in small Ypsilanti apartment before being shot by member of SWAT team.

Muslim shot by SWAT: 'Get on the ground and bow before Allah’

Trump effect? Rock star leads incumbent Dem in Senate race

Poll shows rock singer Kid Rock defeating incumbent Democratic Michigan senator by 8 points in 2018 matchup.

Trump effect? Rock star leads incumbent Dem in Senate race

FBI: Michigan stabbing investigated as act of terrorism

FBI confirms stabbing of a police officer at an airport in Flint is being investigated as terror attack.

FBI: Michigan stabbing investigated as act of terrorism

Terrorist stabs Michigan policeman

Police officer stabbed in back by man yelling "Allahu Akbar" at Bishop International Airport. Officer is in critical condition.

Terrorist stabs Michigan policeman

Michigan student group apologizes for Hitler Valentine's card

College Republicans at Central Michigan University apologize for a Valentine's Day card with a photo of Adolf Hitler.

Michigan student group apologizes for Hitler Valentine's card

Michigan Governor signs anti-boycott bill into law

Anti-BDS groups hail new Michigan law that prohibits boycotts against individuals or a public entity of a foreign state.

Michigan Governor signs anti-boycott bill into law

Judge orders Michigan recount to stop

Federal judge stops the hand recount of nearly 5 million ballots in the state of Michigan, requested by Green Party nominee Jill Stein.

Judge orders Michigan recount to stop

Michigan's attorney general acts to stop recount

Michigan's attorney general, Bill Schuette, says he will file suit to stop a recount requested by Dr. Jill Stein.

Michigan's attorney general acts to stop recount

Jill Stein asks for recount in Michigan

Green Party presidential nominee files request for a recount in Michigan, where Donald Trump was named the winner earlier this week.

Jill Stein asks for recount in Michigan

Trump named winner in Michigan

Donald Trump officially named the winner in Michigan, giving him a total of 306 electoral votes.

Trump named winner in Michigan

Tight races in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan

New polls find Clinton and Trump are tied in Ohio, while Clinton has slim leads in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Tight races in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan

Watch: Locals save elderly man who drove into a lake

A 65 year-old man lost control of his car while driving alongside Lake St. Clair in Michigan. Local landscapers jumped in to rescue him.

Watch: Locals save elderly man who drove into a lake