NEXTGen Detroit

Contact Us!

Please, don’t be shy!

Come say hi to us at events (if we don’t get to you first), email us, find us on Facebook. We love meeting new people and talking about life as a young Jewish adult in Detroit, and we want to talk to YOU about it!

Judy Lansky
Senior Associate, Philanthropic Advancement
lansky@jfmd.org | 248.205.2535
Talk to her about volunteering/social justice, LGBTQ programming, fundraising or the great outdoors.

Jaime Bean
NEXTGen Detroit Israel Experience Associate
bean@jfmd.org | 248.205.2561
Talk to her about Birthright, Mifgash, Masa Israel Journey programs, Israel Engagement Committee or bagels and board games.

Alyssa Gorenberg
NEXTGen Detroit Associate
gorenberg@jfmd.org | 248.203.1485
Talk to her about Latke Vodka, interfaith couples programs, JFamily Good Shabbos Detroit, brunch or unicorns.

Hallie Eisenberg
NEXTGen Detroit Associate
eisenberg@jfmd.org | 248.502.2865
Talk to her about EPIC, Blue and White Night, leadership opportunities or mermaids.

Megan Topper
NEXTGen Detroit Associate Director
topper@jfmd.org | 248.203.1460
Talk to her about leadership opportunities, fundraising and campaign and her secret life as a pop singer.

Becky Hurvitz
Content Strategist
hurvitz@jfmd.org | 248.205.2532
Talk to her about social media, marketing and promotions, Jewish stuff to do in Detroit or baby animals on the internet.

Brittany Karson
Senior Associate, Community Development
Karson@jfmd.org | 248-203-1494
Talk to her about leadership development, social events, or to play a nice round of Jewish Geography.

Lauren Rubin
Senior Associate
lrubin@jfmd.org | 248.502.2854
Talk to her about networking, job searching, finding an internship, professional development or yoga.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Dec
19

NEXTGen Detroit Pride Presents Hot Topics and Hot Latkes

  December 19th | 6:30 -8:30 PM Motor City Gas 325 E 4th Street, Royal Oak, MI Get festive and join us for some hotness…hot topics and hot latkes, that is. We’ll be exploring issues like Jews and tattoos, who should be allowed to donate blood and issues facing transgender service people in the military. […]

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Dec
20

NEXTGen Detroit at Detroit Axe

Join us for an axe-trodinary event at the new Detroit Axe in Ferndale. Come channel your inner lumber jack while learning how to throw axes at this axe-clusive event. December 20th, 2017 | 7-9:30 PM Detroit Axe 344 W Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale, MI 48220 *flannel attire encouraged Fee: $15 if you register before noon […]

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Dec
25

Mitzvah Day

Monday, December 25 The tradition continues Click here to register

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Jan
12

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

January 12, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Max M. Fisher Federation Building Calling all genealogy enthusiasts! Interested in mapping your family history but don’t know where to start? Hit a dead end and don’t know where to go next? This program will discuss genealogy research resources that you can use to uncover your […]

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Contact Us

The Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives is located at:

Max M. Fisher Federation Building
6735 Telegraph Road
Suite 310
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

Phone: (248) 203-1491

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Please schedule an appointment before visiting to ensure availability of the collections and a staff person to assist you.

If you would like to view a collection housed at the Reuther Library, please contact their reference archivist to schedule an appointment.

The Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202

Phone: (313) 577-4024

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