February 11, 2019

KBK Relief Foundation’s three-fold goal: scholarships, local help, international aid

Providing scholarships for Muslim youth, helping local families in need and providing international aid is the three-fold aim of the woman-run, newly-formed Dearborn Heights-based KBK Relief Foundation. KBK is named…

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December 26, 2018

GOP ‘Power Grab’ Bill Headed To Snyder’s Desk

A bill that would make it more difficult to collect enough signatures to get a proposal on the statewide ballot is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk to sign or…

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November 19, 2018

Michigan rabbi leads caravan of faith to help immigrant kids in Texas

When Rabbi Josh Whinston of Michigan heard about the growing tent city packed with immigrant teenagers in a Texas desert town, he felt he had to act. As someone rooted…

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November 16, 2018

Protesters heading home after journey to detention center housing juvenile migrants

Most days, Joshua Rubin is alone at his self-appointed vigil outside the Tornillo detention center.  He’s a software engineer who is felt compelled to leave his job to bear witness…

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November 14, 2018

Ann Arbor Delegation Heads To Texas Border To Protest Treatment Of Asylum Seekers

Rabbi Josh Whinston of Temple Beth Emeth in Ann Arbor will lead a group of congregants to join others from around the country on Thursday to protest the treatment of…

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November 13, 2018

Caravan to travel 1,700 miles to witness border problems

Whinston says he and the others could have flown to El Paso, about an hour away from Tornillo. But that didn’t feel right when so many people are traveling hundreds…

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November 12, 2018

Caravan leaves Ann Arbor for El Paso to protest Trump immigration policy

The caravan was the idea of Rabbi Josh Whinston of Temple Beth Emeth in Ann Arbor. Whinston spoke to a crowd of well-wishers at the temple Sunday night about why…

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