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  • Arab-Israeli killer in Michigan prison seeking deportation to Israel

    3 weeks ago

    An Arab-Israeli immigrant to the United States who is serving a life sentence for murder has sued the U.S. government in a bid to be deported to Israel.

    Elias Abuelazam, 37, a Christian Arab from Ramla, filed a lawsuit earlier this month in a Michigan federal court saying he...

  • Should Jews pack their bags for Detroit?

    May 5, 2014 | 3:25 pm

    Sure, the news from the city of Detroit seems endlessly grim: bankruptcy, crime and so forth.

    But the metro area, whose northwest suburbs host a panoply of Jewish amenities, is the most affordable place in the United States to raise a “committed Jewish family,” at least according...

  • Carl Levin won’t run again

    March 7, 2013 | 3:03 pm

    Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), a veteran Jewish lawmaker who for years was a major influence in defense policy, will not seek reelection.

    Levin, 78, was quoted Thursday by The Associated Press as saying that his decision was "extremely difficult" but that he wanted to serve out the...

  • Hunting for the perfect (JNF) Christmas tree—in Israel

    December 17, 2012 | 2:05 pm

    Winding up and down the rows of Arizona brush trees, Jason Heeney sees slim pickings for Christmas.

    “This tree would be hard to put the star on," Heeney says. "It’s totally flat, like a smushed nose.”

    The Michigan native and his friend, native Parisian Emie Genty, have driven...

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  • Israeli Arab sentenced to life in prison for Michigan murder

    June 25, 2012 | 2:48 pm

    An Arab-Israeli immigrant to the United States was sentenced to life in prison for the stabbing death of a Michigan man, part of a series of killings and attacks.

    Elias Abuelazam, 33, a Christian Arab from Ramla, was sentenced Monday for the stabbing death of Arnold Minor, 49....

  • Israeli Arab guilty of murder in Michigan

    May 24, 2012 | 2:51 pm

    An Arab-Israeli immigrant to the United States was found guilty of murder in Michigan.

    Elias Abuelazam, 33, a Christian Arab from Ramla, was found guilty Tuesday in the stabbing death of Arnold Minor, 49. He was accused of killing three people during a series of killings and attacks...

  • Romney wins in Michigan, Arizona

    February 29, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Mitt Romney won Republican primary contests in Arizona and Michigan, maintaining his front-runner status.

    In Michigan, the state his father governed and where he was raised, Romney beat back a challenge Tuesday by Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator, 41 percent to 38...

  • Ex-Mich. Rep. gets year for role in terrorism funding

    January 13, 2012 | 10:44 am

    A former Michigan congressman was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison on for assisting a charity accused of funding Hamas and other terrorist groups.

    Mark Siljander, 59,  of Great Falls, Va., was sentenced Wednesday to charges of obstruction of justice and acting as an...

  • Arab Israeli bound over on murder charges in Michigan

    January 11, 2011 | 3:25 pm

    An Arab-Israeli suspect in a series of killings and attacks in three U.S. states has been bound over for three murder trials in Michigan.

    A Michigan judge on Tuesday ordered Elias Abuelazam, 33, a Christian Arab from Ramla, to be tried in a Flint courtroom for a third murder.

    In...

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