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
Mar
26

A Special Screening of LIKE: Please Note the Date Change to March 26

PLEASE NOTE: Due to an unforeseen scheduling issue, Jewish Federation’s screening of the film LIKE is being moved to Tuesday, March 26. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing you at the Maple Theater on the 26th.

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Mar
28

What’s a Jew to Do? The Jewish Response to the Rise in White Nationalism.

March 28th | 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills. As Jews, we are painfully aware that antisemitism is on the rise. In 2017, our country saw a 57% spike in incidents motivated by anti-Jewish bias including physical assaults, vandalism and attacks on Jewish institutions according to the Anti-Defamation League. In […]

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Mar
30

JFamily Detroit and NEXTGen Detroit present: The Havdalah Hang Out

Add some light to your Saturday night! Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 4:00 – 5:30 PM Temple Emanu-el 14450 W 10 Mile Rd, Oak Park, MI Help us say goodbye to Shabbat and hello to new friends at our first ever Havdalah Hang Out! What better way to start a new week than with an […]

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Mar
31

Making Moves: A Morning of Strengthening Your Body and Mind

Sunday, March 31st | 11:00 AM-1:00 PM The Lean Body Studio 29924 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak 48073 Cost: $10 Making Moves Join NEXTGen Detroit for this ladies-only event as we reimagine how we… THINK Hear Ricki Friedman of BREAK the Weight discuss how to implement sustainable healthy habits into your life. MOVE Experience The Lean […]

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