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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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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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Where do the dollars go? A look at Federation’s 2017-2018 Allocations Report

July 18, 2017 | This year, our community is projected to raise $31.80 million for the Annual Campaign and $3.16 million for the Rose Family Challenge Fund —a truly remarkable achievement! But where exactly does that money go? Behind all of Federation’s fundraising efforts is a strategic and thoughtful allocations process with dedicated professionals and lay leaders working year-round ...

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