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About Federation

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit is dedicated to serving the needs of the Jewish people locally, globally and in Israel. Federation is the community leader, and through its annual fund-raising campaign provides for a vibrant and secure Jewish community, now and in the future.

Federation and Its Agency Partners

Federation is the principle engine of Jewish philanthropy and planning in metropolitan Detroit. JFMD works in partnership with its network of agencies to serve the diverse needs of individuals and families in the local Jewish community, in Israel, and around the world.

Locally, Federation supports a family of 17 social service agencies, day schools and community organizations across metropolitan Detroit. Working with its national and global partners, Federation also impacts the lives of thousands of Jews throughout Israel, in the former Soviet Union and in 60 countries around the world.

Through its Annual Campaign, Federation raises and allocates funds to its partner agencies to provide critical assistance to those in need, including children, young adults, individuals with disabilities, seniors, the unemployed and the homeless. Federation also works to build and sustain a vibrant Jewish community, creating avenues for Jewish education and identity, fostering close ties to Israel and engaging the next generation of Jewish Detroiters.

Ted Cohen

Ted Cohen

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Nov
19

Saving Lives When Disaster Strikes: An Evening with Dr. Ofer Merin

Join us as we welcome renowned Israeli cardiac and trauma surgeon Dr. Ofer Merin to Detroit for this special community-wide event presented by Federation’s Maimonides Society. Dr. Merin will speak about his experiences in the field and the challenges of providing medical care in disaster zones and responding to terror incidents.  Monday, November 19 | […]

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Nov
24

Latke Vodka

Latke Vodka has a new beat, and it’s about to drop. Late Night Food | Ca$h Bar | 21+ Only | Dietary Laws Observed

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Wine Down
Nov
28

NEXTGen Interfaith Couples Wine Tasting

NEXTGen Interfaith Couples is kicking off the year with a wine tasting event. Wednesday, November 28, 7:00 to 9:00 pm “Wine down” with NEXTGen Detroit Interfaith Couples! Join us for a private wine tasting with our friends at Michigan By The Bottle and the opportunity to get to know other local interfaith couples. Ticket price […]

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Dec
2

Israel Education Symposium – Building A Community Thread

with special guest speaker Dr. Zohar Raviv, International VP Of Education, Taglit-Birthright Israel Come join us in building a community thread, a shared language throughout the community regarding Israel and Israel education. Join educators, lay leaders and professionals of leading community organizations and be a part of the conversation. December 2, 2018 | 9:0O AM […]

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Our Brand

About Federation

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit is dedicated to serving the needs of the Jewish people locally, globally and in Israel. Federation is the community leader, and through its annual fund-raising campaign provides for a vibrant and secure Jewish community, now and in the future.

Federation and Its Agency Partners

Federation is the principle engine of Jewish philanthropy and planning in metropolitan Detroit. JFMD works in partnership with its network of agencies to serve the diverse needs of individuals and families in the local Jewish community, in Israel, and around the world.

Locally, Federation supports a family of 17 social service agencies, day schools and community organizations across metropolitan Detroit. Working with its national and global partners, Federation also impacts the lives of thousands of Jews throughout Israel, in the former Soviet Union and in 60 countries around the world.

Through its Annual Campaign, Federation raises and allocates funds to its partner agencies to provide critical assistance to those in need, including children, young adults, individuals with disabilities, seniors, the unemployed and the homeless. Federation also works to build and sustain a vibrant Jewish community, creating avenues for Jewish education and identity, fostering close ties to Israel and engaging the next generation of Jewish Detroiters.

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