L’Shana Tova from the Jewish Federation

September 23, 2014 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

Rosh Hashanah is a time for reflection, and, as we consider the past year, our community has many reasons to be grateful. In an increasingly turbulent world, this remains a place where Jews of all ages can live and thrive.

This also has been a year in which unforeseen events threatened both our local and international Jewish community.

In Israel, the conflict with Hamas affected Israelis across the nation. In response, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit led a special fundraising campaign that raised over 1.2 million dollars to provide support and trauma relief for those affected, including many children, seniors and other vulnerable individuals.

Locally, we experienced historic storms that damaged the homes of thousands of families in our community. Many did not have insurance or other resources to cope with the destruction. In response, the Jewish Federation coordinated a relief effort that involved multiple agencies and organizations, volunteers, and private companies. To date, we’ve raised $800,000 for direct support for these families.

These are just two examples of the work the Jewish Federation is doing. Federation is here to respond to these crises today because it was here yesterday. With your support, we will be here for whatever comes tomorrow.

L’Shana Tova. May this be a peaceful and joyous year for you and your family.

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