Harry Samuel May at Ellis Island
March 1, 2015

A Holocaust Story

Nearly 76 years to the date that Harry Samuel May, z"l, set foot on Ellis Island – his photo appeared on a PBS show that his daughter happened to be watching.

Velvet Peanut Butter
December 1, 2014

Fresh. Pure. Delicious.

Velvet Peanut Butter. For generations, it was a household staple, an iconic brand among Detroit-made favorites.

Hastings Street
November 1, 2014

Hastings Street

Hastings Street. This iconic Detroit road was more than just a thoroughfare; it was a thriving community.

Fred Butzel
September 1, 2014

In Good Company

It’s that time of year, when summer fades away, the leaves begin to turn, and Federation’s Fred M. Butzel Award is bestowed to an outstanding communal leader.

April 1, 2014

Saving Family Treasures

It’s that time of year again, when the snow (slowly!) begins to thaw, and we venture into basements, closets and drawers on a spring cleaning binge.

February 1, 2014

Sharing Sharon Alterman

A portrait of Sharon Alterman, Jewish community archivist.

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