Community Leaders

Eugene and Marcia Applebaum
September 1, 2013

Reflections of a Grateful Community

Federation's 2013 Fred M. Butzel Award honoree is recognized for his extraordinary leadership and generosity.

Leonard Simons
August 1, 2013

Leonard N. Simons

Detroit ad man, scholar, historian, author, activist, philanthropist . . . This was Leonard N. Simons.

Anna Kohn
August 1, 2013

Detroitologist

Meet Anna Kohn, 28, Director, Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue; Self-Designed “Detroitologist,” Social media expert, Fundraiser, Grant writer. Devilsticker. Bikes to work.

Governor Snyder in Israel
August 1, 2013

Meetings of Minds in Israel

A mission to build Michigan ties to Israel, organized in part by the Detroit Jewish Federation and the Michigan Business Bridge

The Maddins
July 1, 2013

NEXTGen’s Annual Meeting

Federation's "Past, Present and Future" marked a night of celebration and a banner year for NEXTGen Detroit.

Robb Lippitt
July 1, 2013

Fast Dance Company Man

Meet Robb Lippitt, 44, biz wiz and career volunteer; CEO Revolution Dancewear; gifted fundraiser, tennis player, frequent flyer, home chef, children's author. Sleeps little.

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