Choosing Good

If you had to choose a single attribute to bestow upon your child, would you choose happiness, success, or goodness?  Our Jewish narrative places goodness at a premium.  I suspect, and others have suggested, however, that more people choose happiness, … Read More

My Kids’ Surprisingly Jewish Take On the Detroit Institute of Arts

Recently, on a particularly rainy day, I decided that we needed to get out of the house. I piled everyone into the car and told my two boys that we were going on an adventure. The Detroit Institute of Arts … Read More

Why We Need Free Preschools

This past Sunday reminded me why the Detroit Jewish community is special. In the morning, my wife, Joan, and I attended an AIPAC breakfast featuring Dennis Ross and James Woolsey.  Both speakers were amazing – and so was the turnout. … Read More