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Coalition Series Shabbat Dinner at Yum Village

Feb. 22, 2019 at Yum Village, Detroit Photography by Mechelle Sieglitz Jacob Smith welcomed the crowd of more than 40 Jewish and black professionals to a...

NEXTGen’s EPIC 2019 Event Highlights

EPIC is NEXTGen Detroit's premiere annual fundraising event promoting community and young Jewish philanthropy. This year's event was held at The Fillmore Detroit on March...

Shabbat Together

Shabbat Together by The Well Temples Israel & Beth El, Shaarey Zedek and Hazon February 8th, 2019 Jam Handy, Detroit “Shabbat Together: Song, Spirit and Sustenance,” an alternative...

Adat Shalom Synagogue’s ‘Fun and Fundraising’ Event

Adat Shalom Synagogue celebrated its annual “fun and fundraising” event, Missebaba, on Feb. 23 with more than 250 synagogue members and guests. Chairpersons were Joan...

Annual Volunteer Day at Adat Shalom

Annual Volunteer Day, Jan. 20, 2019, Adat Shalom Synagogue, Farmington Hills Photography by Susie Steinberg They were among 250 people who attended the event. Activities included making...

Havdalapalooza is a Big Hit at Hillel

More than 400 people celebrated together on Jan. 13 with community partner organizations including Adat Shalom, Aish HaTorah, B’nai Moshe, Shaarey Zedek, Beth Shalom,...

Faces & Places: 22nd Annual Mitzvah Day

Nearly 800 volunteers of all ages visited more than three dozen social services agencies during the 22nd Annual Mitzvah Day. Alongside friends from the Michigan...

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