Detroit Jewish Paper Survives Fire

By: Mark Fitzgerald

Detroit Jewish News employees working in an Embassy Suites conference room and borrowed quarters at a Jewish social-services agency managed to get Friday’s issue to 18,000 subscribers despite the Jan. 27 fire that destroyed two-thirds of its Southfield, Mich., offices.

“We’ve published every Friday for 60 years, and we don’t intend to stop now,” Editor Robert Sklar said. The fire at the building has been ruled an accident and apparently started in the computer room.

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