The Michigan Jewish Conference (MJC)

The Michigan Jewish Conference (MJC), a program of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, aims to provide resources that help sustain vibrant Jewish life in smaller communities throughout the State of Michigan. Compromised of 17 member communities located outside of the Detroit Metropolitan area, the MJC helps facilitate dynamic cultural and educational programming, including the Official State of Michigan Holocaust Commemoration. For more information on the Michigan Jewish Conference, please contact Cindy Hughey at 517-282-2956 or mjc@jfmd.org.

The Michigan Jewish Conference administers the Ravitz Foundation Initiative for Michigan Small Communities. The Initiative was established in 2008 to provide financial resources to Michigan small Jewish communities for programming and education to foster vibrancy and continuity. The purpose of the Initiative is to strengthen small Jewish communities throughout Michigan with high quality Jewish education and programming for its community members. Scholarships are also available to students from these communities wishing to attend Jewish camps or trips to Israel.

The grant application process is open to all Jewish communities outside of the metro Detroit area (which includes Ann Arbor) and students residing in these communities. Please click here for guidelines.

Grant requests will be considered by the Ravitz Foundation Initiative Committee. The Committee will approve grants on a bi-annual basis. Funds for specific initiatives may be approved for a multi-year period,

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Sep
27

Ruby Lion of Judah

2018 Annual Campaign Event Wednesday, September 27, 2017 11:15 a.m. — Registration 11:30 a.m. — Program begins promptly Couvert — $45/person Franklin Hills Country Club 31675 Inkster Road | Franklin, MI Lunch will follow. Dietary laws observed. Contact Toni Hayes | 248.203.1523 | hayes@jfmd.org A minimum contribution of $5000 to Federation’s 2018 Annual Campaign is […]

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Oct
2

JFMD Annual Meeting

Join us for the Presentation of Federation’s Highest Honor, The 2013 Fred M. Butzel Memorial Award for Distinguished Community Service, to Eugene Applebaum.

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Oct
8

Young Women’s Philanthropy’s Eden Garden Event

Join Young Women’s Philanthropy as we make our way to Eden Garden with the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue for Sukkot! We will be there from 5pm-7pm planting garlic and harvesting vegetables. October 8 | 5-7pm Eden Garden 12273 Glenfield Ave Detroit, MI 48213 Please join us for a fantastic event. Children 6 and older are […]

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Oct
8

NEXTGen Detroit Pride Presents: Sushi in the Sukkah

Celebrate the holiday of Succot with NEXTGen Detroit Pride! Grab a plate of the traditional Jewish harvest festival food, sushi (just kidding), take a seat under the schach (that’s the sukkah roof) and relax with new and old friends. We’ll play some board games and enjoy time together in a beautiful sukkah donated by The […]

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