Jewish Experiences

Our culture is full of traditions and holidays, rich history, diversity and really good food — and we’re celebrating it!

Good Shabbos Detroit
Once a month, we meet at a different congregation in Metro Detroit for a unique Friday night dinner and Shabbat celebration.

Torah on Tap
Every other month, we get together for some Torah learning, schmoozing and an adult beverage or two.

Jewish Learning Opportunities
From partner-style learning about “taboo” topics in Judaism to “Ask Me Anything” series on Israel to a FedEd catalogue full of classes, we have an ever-evolving calendar of Jewish learning events with something for every area of interest.

Holiday Celebrations
During Chanukah, we light a 20 ft. Menorah in the middle of Downtown Detroit. On Lag B’Omer, we throw an epic BBQ blowout. Over Sukkot, we have a special edition of Good Shabbos Detroit under the sechach. The Jewish calendar is full of holidays, and we celebrate them in NEXTGen Detroit style.

All Things Israel
We never pass up a chance to go to Israel. But when we can’t be there, we bring it here with programs and events that let you experience and learn about Israel’s beauty, culture, trends, challenges and complexity.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Apr
25

EmpowHER Detroit

Presented in partnership with NEXTGen Detroit and Jewish Working Women’s Network Join us as we hear firsthand about the triumphs and challenges of young, female entrepreneurs in the City of Detroit. Four boss ladies with Detroit-based businesses will represent at this panel discussion, moderated by Stacy Goldberg, Founder and CEO of Savorfull. Stick around for […]

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Game of Stones
Apr
26

Game of Stones

We caught the curling bug watching this year’s Winter Olympics, so we decided to let the weather warm a bit and then find a frozen place to give this Scottish sport a try. Lucky for us, we have the Detroit Curling Club right in our backyard, and lucky for you, we’re renting it out! Let’s […]

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Apr
29

Israel’s 70th Birthday

Join NEXTGen Detroit’s Israel Engagement Committee, JFamily and Federation’s Israel & Overseas department as we celebrate Israel’s 70th Birthday with a birthday party for young families (children 5 & under!) Israeli dancing • Israeli birthday party games • Other fun activities April 29, 2018 | 10am-12pm Franklin Athletic Club 29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034 […]

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May
15

Behind-the-Scenes: Bentley Historical Library and Gerald Ford Presidential Library

May 15, 2018 | 9:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m. Join the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives for a day exploring history in Ann Arbor. Our first stop will be the Bentley Historical Library, which holds collections from the University of Michigan and the State of Michigan. Then, we’ll get a peek into the inner […]

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