Legacy

January 4, 2016

See What “Pops Up” in Jewish Detroit History

2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the Jewish Community Archives, whose holdings now surpass two million documents, 25,000 photographs, and 100 oral history interviews.The celebration includes a “pop-up” exhibit, called Creating a Jewish Community, which kicks off in January and will run throughout 2016, hitting more than thirty locations around Metro Detroit.

January 4, 2016

Where There’s a Will Leather Goods, There’s a Way

Newcomer to the neighborhood and a welcoming gathering place in Midtown, Will Leather Goods is a 9,000-square-foot retail experience selling bags, belts, hats, home goods and a great cup of coffee, too.

A Geneology Treasure Hunt
October 30, 2015

Lost and Found! A Genealogy Treasure Hunt

Genealogy enthusiasts rejoice! The Irwin I. Cohn Michigan Jewish Cemetery Index is back online and a great resource for long lost records.

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.

Sandy Koufax Glove and Baseball
September 30, 2015

Play Ball!

What is it about baseball, the American pastime, where Jewish players, even in their scarcity, have managed to play a major league role? For answers to that central question and for love the game, visit the Matthews Sports Exhibit at the JCC in West Bloomfield.

September 1, 2015

Your Life, Your Legacy

According to Jewish tradition, the responsibilities (and joy) of teaching and guiding your children only grow with age, wisdom and experience.

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