Legacy

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.

Harriet Berg
September 1, 2015

Dancing in Detroit

For as far back as most Detroiters can recall learning their first dance steps at Wayne State, the JCC or Camp Tamarack, Harriet Berg has been a beloved teacher.

Harry Samuel May at Ellis Island
March 1, 2015

A Holocaust Story

Nearly 76 years to the date that Harry Samuel May, z"l, set foot on Ellis Island – his photo appeared on a PBS show that his daughter happened to be watching.

Velvet Peanut Butter
December 1, 2014

Fresh. Pure. Delicious.

Velvet Peanut Butter. For generations, it was a household staple, an iconic brand among Detroit-made favorites.

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