Israel & the World

The Israel Ride
January 4, 2016

The Israel Ride

Billed as “the ride of a lifetime,” the Israel Ride delivers as promised. According to Andrea (Andy) Roisman, a veteran traveler to Israel and the sole Detroit rider on the 7-day cycling tour this past October, pedaling 250 miles through the desert from Jerusalem to Eilat was a transformative Israel experience.

Nancy Grosfeld
October 15, 2015

Honored Community Builder

Meet Nancy Grosfeld, past President of Federation, current Chair of the Centennial Fund to secure Jewish Detroit’s future; recipient of Federation’s foremost honor, the 2015 Fred M. Butzel Award in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the health, education and well-being of the community through volunteer leadership and philanthropy.

Teen Mission to Israel
September 30, 2015

“Let’s Send More Kids to Israel”

With the goal to send more teens to Israel, Federation, congregations and Tamarack Camps are now working in partnership to launch Teen Mission 2016, July 5 - August 5, 2016.

Group Upon Arrival in Central Square, Havana
July 1, 2015

Havdalah in Havana

Forget the cigars. For 12 Detroiters, Cuba's vibrant Jewish community will forever be what they remember about their trip.

Jeff Lutz
April 1, 2015

Game of Stones

Do you believe in miracles on ice? Follow Olympic hopeful, Jeff Lutz, on the Israeli curling team.

Liraz Cohen and Eviatar BaksisLiraz Cohen and Eviatar Baksis
April 1, 2015

Masters of Diplomacy

Meet Eviatar Baksis, 28, and Liraz Cohen, 27, Israeli emissaries to Hillel and sweethearts winning hearts in Jewish Detroit. Hillel Fellows building community on campus. Partners with Federation, doing Israel proud.

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