NEXTGen Detroit

Israel and Overseas

We love connecting young adults in Detroit to their global Jewish family. And as we all know, the world seems pretty small after a few rounds of Jewish geography.

Detroit Community Birthright Trips
Three times a year, we send out a Detroit Community Birthright trip with local participants and Israeli participants from our Partnership Region in the Central Galilee. These are free, ten-day trips of a lifetime that include unique experiences exclusive to our community trips. Learn more here.


Missions
Our missions take Detroiters around the world to explore and connect to Jewish communities in Israel and countries across the globe, making people-to-people connections and building Jewish identity and community everywhere a Jewish heart beats.

Birthright Alumni
The ten-day trip may be done, but the journey is far from over. Birthright alumni, from our community trips and from other trips, come together for programs and events to meet fellow Birthright vets who “just get it” and keep that Birthright spark alive.

MASA and More
If you want to get to Israel, we want to get you there! NEXTGen Detroit can connect you to internships, jobs, educational programs and service opportunities for young adults in our Partnership Region and throughout Israel. For more info, contact Jacob Allen.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Jul
24

EmpowHer Detroit

Presented in partnership with NEXTGen Detroit and Jewish Working Women’s Network Join us as we hear firsthand about the successes and trials of young, female entrepreneurs in Detroit. Four female social media influencers in the health & wellness field will represent at this panel discussion. Stick around for a Q & A with the panelists, […]

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Jul
27

Good Shabbos Detroit Family Edition: Shabbat in the Sun

NEXTGen Detroit and JFamily are celebrating Tu B’av, the Jewish holiday of love, with a special Shabbat service and dinner with Adat Shalom Synagogue! Families should bring a blanket for this outside service followed by a BBQ dinner. Games and activities during dinner! Friday, July 27th, 2018 5:45 pm Adat Shalom Synagogue 29901 Middlebelt Rd. […]

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Aug
8

Jewish Working Women’s Network’s Annual Summer Event

Join the Jewish Working Women’s Network for the Annual Summer Event featuring Andrea Wolf of Organize Detroit Wednesday, August 8 | 6 – 8 PM at the home of Barbara Zaltz in Huntington Woods. (address will be sent to you a week prior to the event) Couvert – $18 per person Questions? Contact Marianne Bloomberg […]

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Aug
26

Detroit Ride for the Living

Sunday, August 26th | 9 AM The Krakow JCC’s Annual Ride for the Living is a 55 kilometer bike ride from Auschwitz to JCC Krakow that commemorates Jewish history and celebrates the miraculous rebirth of Jewish life in Poland today. This year, JFMD’s Israel & Overseas Department  and the JCC of Metropolitan Detroit are pedaling in solidarity and organizing a satellite ride right here […]

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