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Latest News

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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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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