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.
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.
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.
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.