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
30

Volunteer at Methodist Children Home Society

NEXTGen Detroit Volunteers are returning to Methodist Children’s Home Society to play some basketball! Methodist Children’s Home Society provides foster, residential and adoptive care to children who are victims of abuse and neglect. We will be leading a basketball workshop for the younger children and scrimmaging with the older ones. The children range in age […]

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Apr
30

2017 Yom HaZikaron

We Join Together to Remember Those Who Have Fallen So That Israel May Continue to Stand. We kindly ask that you be seated by 4:45 p.m. in order to start promptly. Free Transportation If you need transportation, please use the form below. Bus departs promptly at 4:00 p.m. from Temple Emanu-El (14450 W. 10 Mile […]

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May
1

“Wine-ing” About Cheese

NEXTGen Detroit Women’s Leadership Presents: “Wine-ing” About Cheese Why is cottage cheese, a staple in the Israeli diet, so expensive? And why is the price causing such a commotion? Amira Soleiman, expert in Israeli current affairs and history, will fill us in on the implications of this problem and how it is affecting Israeli society. […]

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May
6

NEXTGen Detroit! Interfaith Couples Havdalah

May 6th | 8:00 – 10:00 pm The Stand 34977 Woodward Ave Birmingham, MI 48009 NEXTGen Detroit’s Interfaith Couples are coming together to celebrate Havdalah, a ceremony marking the end of Shabbat. As we say goodbye to last week and enter into the new one, we invite you to join us for a meaningful experience […]

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