Jewish Federation Expands Outreach and Education to Counter Increased Antisemitism

Antisemitism

(iStock) Jewish Federation CEO Steve Ingber reported that Federation staff members are working with Hillel campus organizations and have met with the Michigan Board of Rabbis. The recent violent conflict in Israel and Gaza has resulted in a dramatic increase in antisemitic acts in the United States. In some cities, Jewish individuals have been assaulted … Read more

How American Icon Henry Ford Fostered Anti-Semitism

Henry Ford at Ford Motor Factory, Detroit, Michigan

Henry Ford revolutionized American manufacturing, bringing automobiles to the masses and creating a foundation for America’s middle class by pioneering liveable factory wages. But his broader social legacy is complicated. In addition to those accomplishments, Ford used his leverage as an employer to try and aggressively socially engineer workers’ lives and “Americanize” those who had immigrated … Read more