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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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Bomb Threats and Anti-Semitism: Our Response

March 2, 2017 | We have all heard the disturbing news. Since January, there have been well over 100 threats made against Jewish institutions in 33 states through anonymous emails and telephone calls. Two historic Jewish cemeteries were maliciously desecrated over the past week. Millions of anti-Semitic posts and tweets have been aimed at Jewish journalists and public figures. ...

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JCC of Metropolitan Detroit Is Latest In String of Bomb Threat Targets

January 18, 2017 | The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit would like to share the following: Earlier today, a bomb threat was received at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield, via an anonymous phone call. The building was immediately evacuated and subsequently swept by a joint team from the Federation ...

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Mandell (Bill) Berman – 1917 to 2016 ז״ל

December 21, 2016 | We are deeply saddened to share the news of the loss of Mandell (Bill) Berman, devoted husband of Madeleine (Madge) since 1950, and father of Ann Berman Feld (Dan) and Dr. Jonathan Berman (Nicky). Bill Berman will be remembered as one of the true pillars of the Detroit Jewish community, as well as a major ...

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Community Update on JPM Facility

November 22, 2016 | The Jewish Federation remains committed to the development of a new facility in Oak Park that serves as a center for Jewish life in the area. The process has taken longer than expected due to the complexity of planning the new structure, securing tenants and ensuring that the facility remains financially sustainable while meeting the ...

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