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Posts Tagged ‘United Jewish Foundation’

The old B’nai Moshe building in Oak Park that housed Bais Yaakov School.

New Girls’ School

Yeshiva Beth Yehudah begins building project on old B’nai Moshe site. Barbara Lewis Contributing Writer Yeshiva Beth Yehudah, Detroit’s largest Jewish day school with 1,063 students, according to Jewish Federation figures, has begun construction of a new elementary and middle school building for girls in Oak Park. The new facility will replace the existing Bais…

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The main entrance of the JCC in West Bloomfield

Navigating the Shifting JCC Landscape

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study From the JN Staff Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Data from the 2018 and the 2005…

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brightly lit up ten with shoes by the door to the tent in a dark outside setting.

Keeping the Tent Open

Detroit Jews need to balance security concerns with an open and welcoming culture. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Jewish America may have changed on Saturday, Oct. 27, when 11 worshippers were gunned down at a Pittsburgh synagogue, but the perspective of the Security Department of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit is the same as it…

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Douglas Bloom Photo by John Hardwick

Douglas Bloom To Receive Butzel Award

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit will give Douglas Bloom the Fred M. Butzel Award for distinguished community service at its 2018 Annual Meeting 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West Bloomfield. The award is Federation’s highest honor for volunteer leadership. Bloom has served in a variety…

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Bob Aronson in the studio.

A Diary In Art

Federation adviser Bob Aronson reveals a soul-feeding passion in a new exhibit. Robert Aronson regularly travels to Israel and other faraway destinations with distinctive Jewish cultural and historical significance. But when it comes to pictures for remembrance and personal expression, he prefers an alternative to smartphone photos. Aronson, longtime CEO of the Jewish Federation of…

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Siegel family in 2013: Michael, Nancy Heinrich, Marvin, Gloria and Brian.

All In The Family

Father’s Centennial gift honors his children who head Federation agencies. Members of the board of governors of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and United Jewish Foundation had reason to celebrate at their April 24 meeting with the announcement of a $1 million gift to Federation’s Centennial Fund from Marvin D. Siegel, M.D. Federation is…

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trophy award for Award's Night

Honoring Our Best

Federation’s Awards Night event slated for May 22. Each year, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit honors individuals from Jewish Detroit for their outstanding dedication, leadership and commitment to our community. The awards recognize three young leaders, as well as a group of lifetime volunteers. Federation’s Awards Night event acknowledges these outstanding role models. This…

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