Community Leaders

Eric Adelman
March 1, 2015

Change Agent

Meet Eric Adelman, 37, Executive Director (and big booster) of Kadima; Former Director, BBYO Michigan Region; Favors challenges and a little heat in the kitchen; Makes a fine chicken soup.

Shaindle Braunstein
February 1, 2015

High Tech, High Touch Exec

Meet Shaindle Braunstein, 41, Chief Administrative Officer and (former) Project Chessed Director at Jewish Family Service; past Director of Hermelin ORT Resource Center; highly caffeinated mom of four.

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.

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.

Fred Butzel
September 1, 2014

In Good Company

It’s that time of year, when summer fades away, the leaves begin to turn, and Federation’s Fred M. Butzel Award is bestowed to an outstanding communal leader.

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.

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