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This Month: Days of Memory and Meaning

Join us for a moving ceremony to honor the memory and legacy of the many Israelis who have fallen in combat or acts of terror. Led by youth from the Detroit Jewish community as well as past and present Shinshinim (emissaries from Israel), the entire community is invited to gather on behalf of the women and men who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend the freedom and security of our Jewish homeland.  Find all the events at on the Jlive Yoms Page.

Yom HaShoah Commemoration
May 1

Assisted by the internet, more descendants of Jewish collectors and Please join us at The Zekelman Holocaust Center or stream online at www.holocaustcenter.org for our annual gathering of remembrance. This program will feature stirring readings, music and a candle-lighting ceremony. Free admission and valet parking. For more information, contact (248) 553-2400.

Yom Hazikaron Program and a Performance of Knock Knock

This month, we’re featuring the upcoming event series: Days of Memory and Meaning. Yom is the Hebrew word for “day.” Every year at the end of the Hebrew month of Nisan and the beginning of Iyar, three special Yoms are observed. In Israel, these days are national holidays. Around the world, and in our Detroit Jewish community, they’re a way to commemorate our Jewish history and heritage and celebrate our unique connection to Israel.

Community-Wide Yom Ha’Atzmaut Party with The Holy Band
May 5

Let’s join as one Jewish community to share our special connection to Israel at this fun-filled Yom Ha’Atzmaut party for the whole family! This one-of-a-kind celebration held with JFamily Detroit will feature live music by the popular Israeli music group The Holy Band, a special community art installation, Israeli games and more! Stay and enjoy a kosher dinner too at a special subsidized price of just $7 per plate of your favorite Israeli food including falafel, humus, pita, salad and more.