On June 5, 2012, over 200 people attended the 84th Jewish Family Service Annual Meeting held at the Jewish Community Center West Bloomfield. The event was facilitated by Perry Ohren, CEO, and included an overview of the past year, installation of new board officers and a ceremony to honor community partners, volunteers and employees. Honorees ...Read More
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Jewish Family Service. Our first name is Jewish. Most people who work here are Jewish. I’m Jewish. I have a Hebrew name, Peretz Nachem. Most people we serve are Jewish. We close for Jewish holidays. Depending on how they fall, 13 in a year. We have a mezuzah affixed to our doorpost. We order kosher ...Read More
JCADA, the Jewish Coalition against Domestic Abuse, was proud to bring Dr. Jackson Katz, anti-sexist advocate, to the Detroit Jewish community. With generous funding from The Jewish Women’s Foundation, he was featured at a screening of the movie Miss Representation, a Men’s Power Breakfast, a Community Lunch and Learn, and a Teens’ Call to ...Read More
Jewish Family Service’s Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA) recently brought in Jackson Katz (http://jacksonkatz.com), an anti-sexist activist, to raise awareness about domestic violence. One of the several events he did was a men’s only Power Breakfast. Many who attended got our arms twisted to come, but I think everyone was glad they did. Reflecting ...Read More
Film and discussions aimed at fighting sexist stereotypes.
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