Making Israel Real

With her compassion and wisdom, schlichah Lior Zisser-Yogev has been a light for our community during a dark time.

2022 Shinshiniot

Who Are Detroit’s Shinshiniot?

Meet the young emissaries in your neighborhood, connecting people of all ages to Israel and Israeli culture.

Detroiter in Israel

Detroiter in Israel

Israel has been her classroom, her field of work . . . her destination where life has taken her.

Lessons Learned in Summer School

It’s no secret. Israeli school children are raucous—or joyous—depending on one’s interpretation of loud, unruly behavior in class.

Steps to Leadership

Steps to Leadership

An insider’s view of Federation’s work leads to a team-building trip to Israel.

Regina Colton

True Jewish Detroiter

Meet Regina I. Colton: 38. Born in Russia. Raised in Detroit. Wayne State U. grad; Dietician by training, nurturing by nature; Women’s Philanthropy Board Member; Jewish Women’s Foundation Trustee; Sleep-deprived mom, still up for night feedings.

Mifgash Downtown Tour

Birthright: From Israel to Detroit

The journey continues in the”Mifgash” – the Hebrew word for “coming together” – when Israelis visit Detroit.

Molly Chernow

Building Our Israeli Family

If Federation’s Israeli Camper Program had a “poster” family, the Chernows would be candidates for the featured spot.

Molly Chernow

Detroiter by Choice

Meet Molly Chernow, 41, Floridian in love with Detroit, busy mom of three, woman on a mission to connect families and bring survivors’ stories to light.