NEXTGen Detroit

NEXTGen Detroit

Contact Us!

Please, don’t be shy!

Come say hi to us at events (if we don’t get to you first), email us, find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! We love meeting new people and talking about life as a young Jewish adult in Detroit, and we want to talk to YOU about it!

Lauren Robbins
Director, NEXTGen Detroit
robbins@jfmd.org | 248.833.2531

Megan Topper
Associate Director,  Philanthropic Advancement and NEXTGen Detroit
topper@jfmd.org | 248.203.1460
Talk to her about leadership opportunities, fundraising and campaign and her secret life as a pop singer.

Lauren Rubin
Senior NEXTGen Detroit Associate
lrubin@jfmd.org | 248.502.2854
Talk to her about leadership development, awesome programming ideas, community mentorship, golden retrievers and hot coffee.

Becky Hurvitz
Content Strategist
hurvitz@jfmd.org | 248.205.2532
Talk to her about social media, marketing and promotions, Jewish stuff to do in Detroit or baby animals on the internet.

Hallie Eisenberg
Senior NEXTGen Detroit Associate
eisenberg@jfmd.org | 248.502.2865
Talk to her about EPIC, Blue and White Night, leadership opportunities or mermaids.

Jaime Bean
NEXTGen Detroit Israel Experience Associate
bean@jfmd.org | 248.205.2561
Talk to her about Birthright, Mifgash, Masa Israel Journey programs, Israel Engagement Committee or bagels and board games.

Rachel Devries
Employment Specialist NEXTGen Connect
rdevries@jvsdet.org | 248-233-4274
Talk to her about networking, job searching, professional development and seven-layer cake.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
2018 Signature Event featuring Susie Essman
May
29

The Signature Event

FEATURING SUSIE ESSMAN: Susie Essman has been traveling and appearing at clubs throughout the country for more than two decades. Much of her comedy draws from her Jewish background. Susie began her career as a working comic, catching the eye of Larry David who cast her in her now iconic role of the strong-willed and […]

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May
30

Challah Back! A Tour & Baking Workshop @ Avalon Bakehouse

Wednesday, May 30th | Time: 5:30 pm Avalon Bakehouse 4731 Bellevue Detroit, MI 48207 What’s better than the smell of freshly baked bread at Avalon? The smell of freshly baked bread that YOU baked at Avalon, that’s what! Join NEXTGen Detroit for a behind-the-scenes tour of Detroit’s famous Avalon Bakehouse. Meet Avalon co-owner and community […]

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Crisis Management Training
May
31

Crisis Management Training

Crisis Management and Disaster Planning Thursday, May 31, 2018, 9am – 3pm (Registration starts at 8:00am) Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 No Cost to Attend | Lunch Provided If your agency, synagogue, or house-of-worship had an active assailant, a missing child, a kidnapping, or any other critical incident, how would […]

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May
31

NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers Does Bingo Night

Get ready to play B-I-N-G-O with NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers and Jewish Senior Life! Join NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers at Fleischman Residence to socialize with Jewish seniors and get your bingo on! Thursday, May 31st | 7pm Fleischman Residence 6710 W Maple Rd, West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322 Register

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Contact Us

The Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives is located at:

Max M. Fisher Federation Building
6735 Telegraph Road
Suite 310
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

Phone: (248) 203-1491

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Please schedule an appointment before visiting to ensure availability of the collections and a staff person to assist you.

If you would like to view a collection housed at the Reuther Library, please contact their reference archivist to schedule an appointment.

The Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202

Phone: (313) 577-4024

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