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
Apr
25

EmpowHER Detroit

Presented in partnership with NEXTGen Detroit and Jewish Working Women’s Network Join us as we hear firsthand about the triumphs and challenges of young, female entrepreneurs in the City of Detroit. Four boss ladies with Detroit-based businesses will represent at this panel discussion, moderated by Stacy Goldberg, Founder and CEO of Savorfull. Stick around for […]

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Game of Stones
Apr
26

Game of Stones

We caught the curling bug watching this year’s Winter Olympics, so we decided to let the weather warm a bit and then find a frozen place to give this Scottish sport a try. Lucky for us, we have the Detroit Curling Club right in our backyard, and lucky for you, we’re renting it out! Let’s […]

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Apr
29

Israel’s 70th Birthday

Join NEXTGen Detroit’s Israel Engagement Committee, JFamily and Federation’s Israel & Overseas department as we celebrate Israel’s 70th Birthday with a birthday party for young families (children 5 & under!) Israeli dancing • Israeli birthday party games • Other fun activities April 29, 2018 | 10am-12pm Franklin Athletic Club 29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034 […]

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May
15

Behind-the-Scenes: Bentley Historical Library and Gerald Ford Presidential Library

May 15, 2018 | 9:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m. Join the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives for a day exploring history in Ann Arbor. Our first stop will be the Bentley Historical Library, which holds collections from the University of Michigan and the State of Michigan. Then, we’ll get a peek into the inner […]

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