Jewish Community Links

Please see below for a list of links to websites in our Jewish Community.  These may assist you further and help answer any questions you may have regarding our Detroit Jewish Community and the Reform movement.

 

Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) [urj.org] – builds community at every level—providing vision and voice to transform the way people connect to Judaism, we help congregations stay adept and agile, motivate more young Jews to embrace Jewish living, agitate for a more progressive society, and foster meaningful connections to Israel.

 

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) [www.jvsdet.org] – helps people meet life challenges affecting their self-sufficiency through counseling, training and support services in accordance with Jewish values of equal opportunity, compassion, responsibility and the steadfast belief that the best way to help people is to make it possible for them to help themselves.

 

Jewish Family Service [www.jfsdetroit.org] – Through our more than 30 programs, we serve thousands of people each year with services for older adults, mental health and wellness, safety net concerns, and the Russian speaking community.

 

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit –  a community-driven organization committed to taking care of the needs of the Jewish People and building a vibrant Jewish future, in Metropolitan Detroit, in Israel and around the world.

 

Jewish Community Center (JCC) [www.jccdet.org] – The JCC of Metropolitan Detroit supports Jewish unity, ensures Jewish continuity and enriches Jewish life while conveying the importance of well-being within the Jewish and general community and the people of Israel. Kol Ami is affiliated with the Pitt Early Childhood Education Center at the JCC and our members enjoy certain benefits for joint affiliation with the JCC.

 

Religious Action Center (RAC) [www.rac.org] – For more than 50 years, they have been the hub of Jewish social justice and legislative activity in Washington, D.C.  As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the RAC’s advocacy work is completely non-partisan and pursues public policies that reflect the Jewish values of social justice that form the core of our mandate.

 

MAZON [www.mazon.org] – The Jewish Response to Hunger.  For 30 years, they  have been building an army of anti-hunger advocates. If everyone becomes an advocate and speaks up, we can achieve our goal of systemic change.

 

Yad Ezra [www.yadezra.org] – provides supplemental kosher food to those in need in the Jewish Community

 

Jewish Historical Society of Michigan [www.michjewishhistory.org] – Index and archived issues of Michigan Jewish History; links to related organizations; membership form; events calendar; etc.

 

The Jewish Gay Network of Michigan – works to increase the sensitivity of the Jewish and secular communities to the dignity of everyone, regardless of sexual orientation.

 

The World Union for Progressive Judaism – the international umbrella organization of the Reform, Liberal, Progressive and Reconstructionist movements, serving 1,200 congregations with 1.8 million members in more than 50 countries.