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My Jewish Detroit

Here’s to Life

Nancy HeinrichThere are a lot of moving parts to running Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit (JSL), and fortunately, for the community, the engine running the agency is Nancy Heinrich, Chief Executive Off...

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Jewish Fare on Wheels

Your Preview of 6 Mobile Eateries Popping Up in Motor City

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How Jewish Detroit Develops Leaders

G2 PolandGrosfeld Mission Grads Tell All...

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A Detroit Legacy in Menswear and Beyond

Thanks to Estelle and Philip L. Elkus

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27

NEXTGen Detroit Pop-Up Mis’adah

פּופּ-עפּ מסעדה Thursday, July 27th 7:00 pm NEXTGen Detroit’s Israel Engagement Committee invites you to our Pop-Up Mis’adah featuring Chef Mike Ran of Zahav, Philadelphia’s acclaimed Israeli restaurant. Chef Ran is bringing his flare and flavors home to Detroit for one night only at Chabad in Detroit. Space is limited to 50 diners, so be […]

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2

JWWN: Speed Networking Summer Event

August 2 | 5:30-7:30pm This event will take place at the home of Anita Blender. We will provide the address closer to the event. Questions? Contact Alana Goldstein at goldstein@jfmd.org. Cost: $15 Register

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Aug
10

A Special NEXTWork in Partnership with MIBB

Get in on some top tier networking with members of The Michigan Israel Business Bridge (MIBB). These local All-Star business leaders have professional connections here in Metro Detroit and in Israel, and they want to meet you! Rub elbows, swap business cards and join the over 450 young Jewish professionals who have discovered that the […]

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13

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Latest News

Where do the dollars go? A look at Federation’s 2017-2018 Allocations Report

July 18, 2017 | This year, our community is projected to raise $31.80 million for the Annual Campaign and $3.16 million for the Rose Family Challenge Fund —a truly remarkable achievement! But where exactly does that money go? Behind all of Federation’s fundraising efforts is a strategic and thoughtful allocations process with dedicated professionals and lay leaders working year-round ...

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Federation’s Jewish Education Programs to Transition to JCC

April 24, 2017 | The Combined Boards of Governors of the Jewish Federation and the United Jewish Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit have voted to approve the transfer of Federation’s Education Department to the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, beginning June 1, 2017. Transitioning Federation’s Education Department to the JCC will consolidate the Jewish education and identity-building services that ...

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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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