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Eat, Drink + Think

Danny Raskin, Jewish dining columnist who enjoyed an 8-decade career, dies at 102

The Detroit Jewish News restaurant reviewer was a regular presence in the paper from 1942 until his death.

In World War II Berlin, a little-known story of German resistance

In World War II Berlin, a little-known story of German resistance

During the war, Mildred and Arvid Harnack plotted sabotage and facilitated the escape of Jews.

70 years after U.N. convention, a new — and old — way to visualize refugee journeys

We are a people whose foundational story is about being refugees, and whose modern experience is about many forcible displacements.

Remembering Steven Weinberg, the Nobel-prize winning physicist who argued with God

Weinberg’s beliefs were eternally complicated, especially when it came to religion.

Meet the Ben & Jerry’s franchisee pushing back against boycott — and his customers, who just want to cool off

Joel Gasman’s ice cream store had costumers. But not everyone knew what they were buying.

Jackie Mason’s racist remarks are also a part of his legacy

Mason twice used a Yiddish slur to describe Black politicians — 20 years apart.

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