The History of the Jews of Detroit

January 3, 2013 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

Dexter Davison to Orchard Lake Road: The History of the Jews of Detroit with Professor Howard Lupovitch

Max M. Fisher Federation Building, Bloomfield Hills [MAP]

Topics include “Before 1881: Nineteenth Century Beginnings;” “Immigrant Jews in Ford’s Shadow;” “Prohibition and the Purple Gang;” “Down the Street from Father Coughlin;” “North by Northwest;” “The Riots and White Flight;” “Dearborn Rising;” “Facing the 21st Century: Optimistic and Pessimistic Perspectives.” The class lasts for 8 weeks: January 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26. Tuition is $140.

To enroll, call (248) 205-2557. For a complete winter/spring catalog go to www.jewishdetroit.org/feded

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