Jewish Experiences

Our culture is full of traditions and holidays, rich history, diversity and really good food — and we’re celebrating it!

Good Shabbos Detroit
Once a month, we meet at a different congregation in Metro Detroit for a unique Friday night dinner and Shabbat celebration.

Torah on Tap
Every other month, we get together for some Torah learning, schmoozing and an adult beverage or two.

Jewish Learning Opportunities
From partner-style learning about “taboo” topics in Judaism to “Ask Me Anything” series on Israel to a FedEd catalogue full of classes, we have an ever-evolving calendar of Jewish learning events with something for every area of interest.

Holiday Celebrations
During Chanukah, we light a 20 ft. Menorah in the middle of Downtown Detroit. On Lag B’Omer, we throw an epic BBQ blowout. Over Sukkot, we have a special edition of Good Shabbos Detroit under the sechach. The Jewish calendar is full of holidays, and we celebrate them in NEXTGen Detroit style.

All Things Israel
We never pass up a chance to go to Israel. But when we can’t be there, we bring it here with programs and events that let you experience and learn about Israel’s beauty, culture, trends, challenges and complexity.

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Alyssa Gorenberg

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
May
23

NEXTGen Detroit! Ben Gurion Society Appreciation Event*

*this event is only open to Ben Gurion Society members (21-45 year olds who donate $1,000 or more to JFMD’s Annual Campaign) NEXTGen Detroit wants to thank you for the incredible impact you are making here in Detroit, in Israel and around the world. Hosted at one of Detroit’s newest luxury living locations, The Scott, […]

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May
24

Women’s Philanthropy 71st Annual Meeting

Celebrating 71 Years of Women’s Philanthropy Wednesday, May 24 | 11:45 am A kosher vegetarian lunch will be served Adat Shalom Synagogue 29901 Middlebelt Rd., Farmington Hills, MI Couvert: $25 • RSVP by May 19 We also are celebrating Yom Yerushalayim 2017 — the 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem. Questions? Please contact Debbie […]

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May
24

Federation’s Awards Night

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. Light fare and drinks | Dietary laws observed The Berman Center for the Performing Arts Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit 6600 W Maple Road West Bloomfield, MI 48322 William Davidson Lifetime Achievement Award John E. Jacobs Marjorie Krasnick Frank A. Wetsman Young Leadership Award Rabbi Yisrael Pinson […]

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May
25

NEXTGen Detroit Pride BBQ

Thursday, May 25 | 7-9:00pm Join NEXTGen Detroit Pride for a BBQ to prepare for Ferndale Pride on June 3rd. We will be tie-dying t-shirts, prepping for Ferndale Pride and eating BBQ! $5 gets you a t-shirt to tie-dye and dinner Address provided to all registrants at a later date. Questions? Contact Judy at lansky@jfmd.org […]

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