2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the Jewish Community Archives, whose holdings now surpass two million documents, 25,000 photographs, and 100 oral history interviews.The celebration includes a “pop-up” exhibit, called Creating a Jewish Community, which kicks off in January and will run throughout 2016, hitting more than thirty locations around Metro Detroit.
Newcomer to the neighborhood and a welcoming gathering place in Midtown, Will Leather Goods is a 9,000-square-foot retail experience selling bags, belts, hats, home goods and a great cup of coffee, too.
Meet Nancy Grosfeld, past President of Federation, current Chair of the Centennial Fund to secure Jewish Detroit’s future; recipient of Federation’s foremost honor, the 2015 Fred M. Butzel Award in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the health, education and well-being of the community through volunteer leadership and philanthropy.
What is it about baseball, the American pastime, where Jewish players, even in their scarcity, have managed to play a major league role? For answers to that central question and for love the game, visit the Matthews Sports Exhibit at the JCC in West Bloomfield.