Detroit

June 1, 2016

4th Annual “Do it for Detroit” Grant Competition to Focus on Food Justice

Who has access to fresh, healthy food? Who doesn’t? Where does our food come from? Who is growing it? Processing it? What’s in it? Why do some people have an abundance of food and others go hungry? These are just a few of the questions that the food justice movement seeks to answer. And, while […]

25 years 25 treasures
June 1, 2016

25 Years, 25 Treasures

Since 1991, the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives has collected over 2 million documents, 25,000 photographs and recorded over 100 oral histories which chronicle the rich and varied history of Detroit’s Jewish community. And, in honor of this milestone anniversary, it is showcasing some of its most significant and rarely-seen objects, documents and photographs.

Bennett Elementary School
May 1, 2016

Taking Stock of Bookstock

Feeding the community’s need to read while raising funds for literacy programs to benefit thousands of school children and adults alike, Bookstock – metro Detroit’s Biggest & Best Used Book Sale – returns to Laurel Park in Livonia, Sunday, May 15, to Sunday, May 22.

David Farbman
March 31, 2016

Game Changer, Big Time

Trailblazer in real estate, online media and health care. Entrepreneur, motivational speaker and best-selling author of “The Hunt,” David Farbman has leveraged his passion for the great outdoors to create cool companies, attract talent to Detroit and lead a new generation in Jewish philanthropy.

Arn Tellum
March 31, 2016

From Sports Agent to Change Agent

Call it the best of wins for the Detroit Pistons. Even beyond the arena of Palace Sports & Entertainment and his new post as vice chairman, Arn Tellem is good news for the city and for the region in which he’s re-establishing his roots.

March 30, 2016

Detroit’s Passover Seders of Yore

A look back thanks to the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives

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