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My Jewish Detroit

Chief Exec Change Agent

As his former title at Quicken Loans suggests, “V.P. of Miscellaneous Stuff,” David Carroll has done it all: Mortgage Operations, Legal Affairs, Corporate Compliance, Technology Advancement, Facili...

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Hope Against Hate

A Three-Part Event on the Modern Jewish Community, May 8

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Reading Past the Headlines

Gary SikorskiKeeping Our Community Safe: A Perspective from Federation...

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Meet Jaime Bean and Tami Greenberg, Teaching Fellows from Detroit on Their Journey in Israel

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Upcoming Events

May
1

“Wine-ing” About Cheese

NEXTGen Detroit Women’s Leadership Presents: “Wine-ing” About Cheese Why is cottage cheese, a staple in the Israeli diet, so expensive? And why is the price causing such a commotion? Amira Soleiman, expert in Israeli current affairs and history, will fill us in on the implications of this problem and how it is affecting Israeli society. […]

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May
6

NEXTGen Detroit! Interfaith Couples Havdalah

May 6th | 8:00 – 10:00 pm The Stand 34977 Woodward Ave Birmingham, MI 48009 NEXTGen Detroit’s Interfaith Couples are coming together to celebrate Havdalah, a ceremony marking the end of Shabbat. As we say goodbye to last week and enter into the new one, we invite you to join us for a meaningful experience […]

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May
7

Inside Jewish Europe: Stories of Millennials from Berlin to Bulgaria

Sunday, May 7 | Doors 6:00 pm | Program 6:30 pm From Berlin to Bulgaria, young Jewish adults in the European Diaspora are tackling issues of Jewish identity and stepping up to ensure the future of their communities. Sound familiar? Though we’re oceans apart, the next generation of Jews in Detroit and Europe are a […]

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May
8

Hope Against Hate

Register 3 Amazing Events: Join us for Any – or All. 1. Fight or Flight: A Conference on the Modern Jewish Community 12pm to 5pm $36 Conference fee * Includes admission to the screening of “Denial” following the conference, and evening presentation by Deborah E. Lipstadt. Learn More / Breakout Sessions Hosted by the American […]

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Latest News

Mourning the Loss of Bill Farber ז״ל

March 28, 2017 | With extraordinary sadness, we wish to share the news of the loss of William (Bill) Farber who passed away on Saturday, March 26th. Bill was the beloved husband of 62 years of Audrey, and father of Larry (Barbara) Farber, David (Nanci) Farber, and Jeffrey (Jennifer) Farber. He was Grandpa Bill to the couples’ grandchildren and ...

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An Important Safety Message for Our Community Members

March 9, 2017 | As a result of yesterday’s wind storms, many homes throughout metro Detroit are without power. We have been in conversations with DTE Energy, and would like to share the following caution: The windstorm damage was extensive and resulted in electrical outages to over 710,000 DTE Energy customers. That is the single largest outage in the ...

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Bomb Threats and Anti-Semitism: Our Response

March 2, 2017 | We have all heard the disturbing news. Since January, there have been well over 100 threats made against Jewish institutions in 33 states through anonymous emails and telephone calls. Two historic Jewish cemeteries were maliciously desecrated over the past week. Millions of anti-Semitic posts and tweets have been aimed at Jewish journalists and public figures. ...

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