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
Mar
26

NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers at the Oasis Soup Kitchen

Sunday, March 26 | 11 am- 1 pm. We will assist the kitchen staff with prep work, serve the meal and clean-up. Everyone must pre-register. There is a limited amount of space available for this event. Register

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Mar
27

TOV Read Detroit 2017

Jewish Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy’s Tikkun Olam Volunteers (TOV) invites you to celebrate National Reading Month by reading books with children at Bagley Elementary School in Detroit. Please bring new books to read and donate to students grades K-3. See our approved book list here. Suggested Book List This is by no means an exhaustive list […]

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jBaby
Mar
28

jbaby detroit! 5-week prenatal birthing class

Learn about labor, delivery, birthing techniques and newborn care — with a Jewish TWIST. The five week series is designed to help prepare expectant couples for labor and delivery and for life as new parents. It also serves as a great way for Jewish couples to meet each other before they have their babies. $136 includes all classes and materials.

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Mar
30

Join us for the jbabydetroit! Jewish Preschool Panel

Thursday, March 30 | 7:00 PM Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit 6735 Telegraph Rd. • Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 Learn about each school’s philosophy curriculum hours, before/after care options enrollment dates special needs assistance … and more! Each family that attends the 2017 jbabydetroit! Preschool Panel will receive one $50 certificate good toward Jewish Preschool […]

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