Profiles

Leor Barak
January 1, 2015

Proud West Villager

Meet Leor Barak, 34, Detroit real estate attorney and business consultant. West Village homeowner. President of the Downtown Synagogue. Musician, songwriter, leader of the band, 7Layers. New owner of a pizza shop on Jefferson.

Connor Tukel
November 1, 2014

Wonderkid

Meet Connor Tukel, 17, academic whiz and biz-minded senior at Frankel Jewish Academy. Naturally caffeinated web designer and refreshingly cool guy running Detroit-based 313 Energy drink company with a charitable spin.

Sherri Ketai
October 1, 2014

Career Volunteer

Meet Sherri Ketai, Israel Camper “Mom,” Jewish Detroit ambassador of goodwill, passionate and compassionate community builder, incoming Federation campaign co-chair, city booster at the center of the D.

Richard and Sally Krugel
September 1, 2014

Honored Community Leaders

Meet Dr. Richard and Sally Krugel, celebrating 50 years of marriage. Lifelong activists, partners in extraordinary community service. Frequent fliers to Israel. Gracious hosts to new Detroiters. Joyous grandparents of six.

Dan and Miryam Horwitz
August 1, 2014

Soul Mates

Meet Rabbi Dan and Miriam Horwitz, newlyweds, still “putting the honey on the challah.” Musical, theatrical, playful and soulful mates, planting roots and building a life, a family and community together in metro Detroit.

Jay Hack
July 1, 2014

NEXTGen President

Meet Jay Hack, 37: downtown Detroiter, professional mountain guide turned rock-solid financial planner, investment adviser, community activist, exec board member ADL and Orchard Children's Services, natural leader, new president NEXTGen Detroit

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