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My Jewish Detroit

Trash or Treasure

Can You Tell Trash From Treasure? Look at the pictures below and try to tell. Roll your mouse over the pictures to see if you were right! Trash! Mass-produced books don’t fit into an archive’s poli...

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Visionary Educator

Steve FreedmanImagine a school with no homework for students K through 4, a school where children are happy to arrive early and stay late to work and play together, a school with resources and spaces that spark ...

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Latke Vodka 13 Promises to be a Night of “Amusements and Curiosities”

NEXTGen Detroit’s Signature Event Returns to Midtown Detroit November 25

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Envisioning Jewish Ed at the JCC

JCC Education DepartmentA conversation with Jeffrey Lasday, JCC’s Chief Operating Officer...

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Nov
25

Latke Vodka

November 25th, 2017 9pm-2am Majestic Theatre, Majestic Café, Garden Bowl A night of amusements and curiosities 21+ only. Dietary laws observed.

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Nov
28

Giving Tuesday

Will You Give Us an Hour or Two on #Giving2uesday? Please join us for special Giving Tuesday community-wide telethons on November 28th from 9 to 11:30 am and from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Giving Tuesday is an international day of philanthropy that celebrates generosity worldwide. Here at the Jewish Federation, we are gearing up to […]

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Dec
1

ShabUM Shabbat Dinner

Join us for a Michigan Alumni Shabbat Dinner as an extension of the University of Michigan’s ShabUM program. Open to Michigan Alum and those who love Michigan Alum. December 1 | 7:00 PM Where: Matt Weiner’s apartment in Detroit (address will be sent to you closer to the event) Cost: $10 for meal at a […]

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3

NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers at Oasis Soup Kitchen and Detroit Rescue Mission Soup Kitchen

Join NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers as we lend a hand at Oasis Soup Kitchen and Detroit Rescue Mission Soup Kitchen. We’ll be sending teams of our volunteers to each location to help their staff with prep work, serving the meal and clean-up. Afterwards teams from both locations will meet up at Sports & Social Detroit in […]

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Metro Detroit Jewish Organizations Denounce Passage of Divestment Resolution at University of Michigan

November 15, 2017 | In the wake of last night’s divestment vote by the University of Michigan’s Central Student Government (CSG), the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, and ADL Michigan released the following statement: We condemn the outcome of the CSG vote last night in which the student governing body approved a resolution calling on ...

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Support the Effort to Defeat BDS on Campus at U of M

November 10, 2017 | We are sharing with you a communication from University of Michigan Hillel to its students regarding anti-Israel BDS activity on campus. We applaud UM Hillel for its diligent planning and tireless efforts in combatting BDS. The purpose of this message is to inform our community about the issue, and to ask for your help in ...

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UPDATE: Help for the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

September 5, 2017 | Less than a week after Hurricane Harvey struck, Houston and surrounding areas are in a state of devastation, with years of recovery ahead. Our hearts go out to all of those affected, including the families who lost loved ones in the hurricane and its aftermath. We are extraordinarily grateful and proud of the response of ...

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