Digital Database

The Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives has an extensive photograph collection of more than 25,000 photographs representing Federation, its member agencies, local Jewish organization and historic Detroit.

The Archives is working to digitize its photograph collection and publish finding aids to its collections. As our collections database only holds a fraction of our collection, please contact us if you do not find what you are looking for online. Researchers wishing to publish, exhibit, or redistribute our photographs must contact us for permission.

Reproductions
In order to use an image, document, or recording in a publication, you must receive written permission from the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives. The Archive does not claim copyright over all its images; it’s the users’ responsibility to obtain necessary permissions. Depending on the size of the request and staff availability, there may be a fee assessed for large orders. Turnaround time will vary by order. Please contact archives for more information.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Jul
24

NEXTWork Happy Hour at Gran Castor

Wednesday, July 24 | 5:00 PM Rub elbows, swap business cards and join the over 450 young Jewish professionals who have discovered that the best networking in Detroit is at NEXTWork. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, this event is free of charge. Gran Castor 2950 Rochester Rd Troy, MI 48083 Cash bar. Light […]

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Jul
25

NEXTGen Detroit’s Wine Tasting & Cheese Pairing at Detroit Vineyards

July 25 | 7 PM Detroit Vineyards 1000 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207 Cost: $25 per person | Space is extremely limited Working with a collection of Michigan and Detroit-based grape growers, Detroit Vineyards is making amazing wines right here in the Motor City — and we’re going to taste them! Our favorite cheese experts […]

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Jul
28

NEXTGen Detroit and The Well Present: Soul Flow

Sunday, July 28 | 12 NOON – 2 PM The Collective @ True North 4699 16th St #8 Detroit, MI 48208 Join us for an afternoon of guided Kabbalah learning, yoga and meditation. Rabbi Yedwab of Temple Israel will be our teacher on this spiritual Sunday Funday at The Collective at True North. Stick around after class […]

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Aug
13

Building (and Crossing) the Bridge Between Work and Home

Women’s Philanthropy’s Jewish Working Women’s Network is excited to welcome Jordana Strosberg, GM’s Global Advanced Technology & Mobility Communications Manager, for a special networking and Q & A event. Named in PRWeek’s 40 Under 40 list, Jordana served as the Executive Communications Manager for GM CEO Mary Barra prior to her current role. Jordana makes […]

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