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
May
1

“Wine-ing” About Cheese

NEXTGen Detroit Women’s Leadership Presents: “Wine-ing” About Cheese Why is cottage cheese, a staple in the Israeli diet, so expensive? And why is the price causing such a commotion? Amira Soleiman, expert in Israeli current affairs and history, will fill us in on the implications of this problem and how it is affecting Israeli society. […]

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May
6

NEXTGen Detroit! Interfaith Couples Havdalah

May 6th | 8:00 – 10:00 pm The Stand 34977 Woodward Ave Birmingham, MI 48009 NEXTGen Detroit’s Interfaith Couples are coming together to celebrate Havdalah, a ceremony marking the end of Shabbat. As we say goodbye to last week and enter into the new one, we invite you to join us for a meaningful experience […]

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May
7

Inside Jewish Europe: Stories of Millennials from Berlin to Bulgaria

Sunday, May 7 | Doors 6:00 pm | Program 6:30 pm From Berlin to Bulgaria, young Jewish adults in the European Diaspora are tackling issues of Jewish identity and stepping up to ensure the future of their communities. Sound familiar? Though we’re oceans apart, the next generation of Jews in Detroit and Europe are a […]

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May
8

Hope Against Hate

Register 3 Amazing Events: Join us for Any – or All. 1. Fight or Flight: A Conference on the Modern Jewish Community 12pm to 5pm $36 Conference fee * Includes admission to the screening of “Denial” following the conference, and evening presentation by Deborah E. Lipstadt. Learn More / Breakout Sessions Hosted by the American […]

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