Israel

Nati Faber
November 30, 2015

Honored Student: Defining Young Leadership

His teachers describe him as an exemplary student, a natural leader, a consensus builder and a role model. His favorite subjects in school? Biology, Calculus and Talmud. This is Nathaniel Faber – “Nati” as his friends and family call him – a senior at Akiva and the recipient of the 2015 David Hermelin Scholarship Award.

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.

Renee Erlich
July 31, 2015

Executive Coach

Meet Renee Erlich, Co-Founder Star Trax and pulse220; Exec Coach, President, Founder, Prosperi Leadership Coaching; Board Member, Jewish Federation. Most inspired roles: Mom of three, wife and partner in life to Craig.

Esther and Richard Zekman
May 1, 2015

A Perfect Match

Meet Doctors Esther and Rich Zekman; married 15 years, parents of three; always on call: Rich in Oncology; Esther in OB-GYN; a power team, working hard, playing hard, loving life in the D.

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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