MISSION STATEMENT

Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education serves as the community’s central address for Jewish education and identity development, planning and advocacy.

Its mission is to ensure that the community provides the highest quality Jewish education and identity formation services to the largest possible number of people throughout their lives.

Federation’s Alliance serves as the community’s central address for Jewish education planning and advocacy, and provides direct services to various educational constituencies (synagogues, schools, educators, institutions, etc.) by:

  1. Conducting and coordinating community planning in Jewish education (conduct needs assessments; in partnership with appropriate partners develop strategies and programs to fill service gaps and meet emerging needs).
  1. Providing educational services.
  1. Playing a strong convening and coordinating role among educational service providers.
  1. Continuing a specially focused strategic planning role and fulfilling responsibilities in the development, implementation, fiscal management and oversight of current and future projects.
  1. Identifying, recruiting and developing lay leadership for Jewish education.
  1. Assisting individual educational institutions in mobilizing the resources of the system around their particular needs.

Jeff Lasday

Questions About Our Education Department?

Jeff Lasday
Director, Alliance for Jewish Education
248-205-2530
lasday@jfmd.org

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Aug
21

A Detroit River Cruise Experience: Creatures of the Sea

Our Annual Detroit River Cruise is diving deep this year with a “Creatures of the Sea” themed celebration to send summer off with a splash! Get on board for music, drinks, eats and the best views of the city. Bonus points for dressing up in seafaring style! Tuesday, August 21, 2018 7:30 – All aboard! […]

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Aug
23

NEXTGen Detroit’s BGS Appreciation Event

NEXTGen Detroit wants to thank you for driving the future by inviting you to the BGS (Ben Gurion Society) Appreciation Event Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 6:30 PM M1 Concourse 1 Concourse Dr. Pontiac, MI 48341 Food Truck Rally, Cocktails, Music, Thrill Rides, And More! This event is only open to Ben Gurion Society members, […]

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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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Aug
28

NEXTGen Detroit and MIBA present: Start-Up Nation 201

Here’s your chance to hear first-hand from experts about the culture of business in Israel and take your knowledge of the Israeli business sector to the next level. If you’re interested in working in Israel or with Israel-based companies, don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to learn and have your questions answered! Tuesday, August 28th at […]

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