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Hy SafranNamed after his grandfather - Hyman Safran (1913-1982), a beloved Jewish community leader, a titan of the printing industry in its heyday and Federation President of blessed memory – grandson Hy Sa...

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Anxious Times, Growing Concerns

Jewish Federation Launches Bold Initiative to Help Youth and Families Facing Mental Health Issues

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Upcoming Events

Feb
20

Kind of a Big Dill – FIRST Detroit Nosh:pitality

OneTable and NEXTGen Detroit are relishing this moment in Detroit and presenting an event aimed at teaching the history, benefits and processes to make all things pickled. OneTable’s own Chef Sara Fatell, National Community Manager, is teaching the master class on both lacto-fermented and vinegar fermented foods and their place in Judaism, as well as […]

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Feb
22

NEXTGen Detroit Couples Glass Blowing (Sold Out)

Did Valentine’s Day blow? Fear not, we’ve got a redo date that’s sure to blow your partner’s mind! Join NEXTGen Detroit Couples at Juice Box Studio in Detroit for an artsy-fartsy date night first — glass blowing! You and your main squeeze can each make your own paperweight with an expert glass blower while enjoying […]

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Feb
25

NEXTGen Detroit Pride Presents Drag Queen BINGO

With Purim just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to dress up and be fabulous — so NEXTGen Detroit Pride is getting in the spirit with Drag Queen BINGO! First we’re brunching, then we’re breaking out our lucky charms and playing BINGO with some seriously glamorous pros. Come one come all, including allies! BINGO […]

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Feb
27

TOV Read Detroit

Part I: Read Detroit Night! Tuesday, February 27th | 7:30pm at a Private Home in Huntington Woods Prior to our day at Bagley Elementary School, join us for: An intimate learning discussion about our community’s literacy gap. Critical conversation about what we can do to help bridge this divide. Please bring three new books to […]

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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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