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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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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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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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