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My Jewish Detroit

Advocate, Activist, Agent of Change

David KurzmannJewish Detroiter and quintessential communal professional, David Kurzmann returned to Detroit in 2015 to join the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) as its Executive Director after nearly a ...

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From Israel with Love

Talk about her credentials! Nina Yahalomi Klevitsky, 32, couldn’t be better prepared for the road ahead as Detroit’s new emissary (shlicha) from Israel. Easily she could have settled into any one ...

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Generating Entrepreneurs

Belle Isle PizzaFrom small startups to big returns, HFL means business in Jewish Detroit...

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Oct
20

Good Shabbos Detroit: JFamily Edition

JFamily and NEXTGen Detroit are getting together at Temple Kol Ami for a Shabbat B’Yachad*! Join us for a family-friendly night with pizza, puppets and prayers (lasagna for the ‘rents with gluten free and dairy free options for all). We can’t wait to see you there for one of the first Shabbats of 5778! *A […]

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Oct
25

NEXTGen Detroit Presents: Shake. Stir. Shmooze.

October 25, 2017 | 7:30 PM Detroit City Distillery 2462 Riopelle Historic Eastern Market Detroit, MI 48207 $25 in advance when you register online before October 23rd at NOON $36 at the door Take happy hour into your own hands, and learn how to make some of your favorite classic adult beverages (you know, Moscow […]

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Nov
5

NEXTGen Detroit Volunteer at Fall Fix Up

Join NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers, Repair the World: Detroit and Hillel Metro Detroit at one of the area’s oldest Jewish cemeteries for Jewish Family Services’s 21st Annual Fall Fix Up! We will be cleaning the historic B’nai David Memorial Park Cemetery in Detroit. Sunday, November 5, 2017 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm B’nai David Cemetery […]

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Nov
9

Bake Sales are My B*tch

Win the Food Allergy Wars with 60+ Recipes to Keep Kids Safe and Parents Sane! April Peveteaux Thursday, November 9 | 7 p.m. Remember when you could just serve kids a peanut butter sandwich and call it a day? Today, that’s known as a recipe for disaster. Peanut allergies. Dairy allergies. Soy allergies. Wheat allergies. […]

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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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Support the Relief Efforts for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

August 29, 2017 | The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has opened a special relief fund for those affected by the devastating hurricane that struck the Gulf Coast. Many thousands of families and individuals are in need of food, medicine and other basic supports. 100% of all donations will go towards relief and recovery efforts. Donate to the Hurricane ...

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A Message of Heartbreak and Hope

August 18, 2017 | This has been a heartbreaking week for the Jewish people, as well as for all those who remain the targets of senseless hatred and intolerance in o...

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