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My Jewish Detroit

From the Heart of Texas

Beverly LissListen carefully and you still hear that Texas lilt in her voice. From Corpus Christi, Beverly Liss has committed herself wholeheartedly to Jewish Detroit since moving to the community 45 years ago...

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“Count Me Detroit”

Jewish Federation Launches 2018 Population Study in January

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Time for “The Talk?”

What Parents Should Know About Getting Through Puberty with Their Kids

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Upcoming Events

Jan
19

Good Shabbos Detroit: JFamily Edition

JFamily and NEXTGen Detroit are getting together at Temple Israel for a Shabbat Mishpacha*! We will kick off the night with a wine and cheese reception for the ‘rents while the kiddos get their shpilkes out. We will follow with a family service and a Shabbat dinner for the whole gang! *A Friday night Shabbat […]

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Jan
21

Yoga and Mindfulness

Join Young Women’s Philanthropy and Thread for Yoga and Meditation at the Yoga Shelter of West Bloomfield on Sunday, January 21st. Missy Oleshansky will be leading us in slow flow yoga followed by Foundation of Mindfulness led by Mindy Eisenberg. Bring your yoga mat and a blanket for this relaxing afternoon beginning at 1PM. Date: […]

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Jan
25

NEXTGen Detroit Plays Foot Pool

A new year is the perfect time to try your hand — or foot — at something new! Join NEXTGen Detroit as we head The Gamer’s Gallery in Hamtramck and give Footpool a whirl. We can’t wait to play this hybrid of billiards and soccer! We’ll also have access to darts, karaoke, arcade games and […]

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Feb
15

NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers Underwear Sorting Party

You’ve dropped off your drawers, and now it’s time to get them to where they need to go! Join NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers at an underwear sorting party so we can distribute the items we collected during our Underwear Drive and donate them to Mariner’s Inn, Covenant House and Alternative for Girls. Thursday, February 15th | […]

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Latest News

Jewish Population Study begins January 14, 2018

December 26, 2017 | Beginning the week of January 14, and for the next 6-8 weeks, the Jewish Federation, in cooperation with local synagogues, foundations, and Jewish agencies, will be conducting a community study to: Provide critical information concerning who we are, where we are, what we are thinking and where we are headed Identify the crucial needs in ...

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JPM: A Letter to the Community from the Jewish Federation

December 20, 2017 | It is now over two years since the Federation and Jewish Community Center announced the closing of the Jimmy Prentis Morris (JPM) facility in Oak Park. Closing JPM was an exceptionally difficult and painful decision, made necessary by the dire financial situation of the JCC and its potential impact on the community as a whole. ...

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Mourning the Loss of Eugene Applebaum

December 15, 2017 | We are deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Eugene Applebaum, loving husband of Marcia, and dear father of Lisa Applebaum and Pamela Applebaum (Gaal Karp). Eugene was one of the great pillars of the Detroit Jewish community and, together with his wife Marcia, he established a remarkable legacy as a leader ...

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