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Gleanings: A Dialogue on Jewish Education
Jewish Theological Seminary, a grantee, has published the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education’s spring e-journal featuring articles by 11 authors, including Rabbi Sid Schwarz of the Clergy Leadership Incubator, also a grantee.
Augustin Hadelich’s Bold Violin Explorations
Music critic Alex Ross interviews a recent guest violinist at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, a grantee, and charts the history of the city’s and the symphony’s resurgence.
DIA seeks architecture firms to design connected cultural campus
The Detroit Institute of Arts and Midtown Detroit, both grantees, have invited landscape architects and urban designers to participation in a competition to design a “town square” on the lawn of the art institute and other measures to unite the surrounding community.
‘Gefilte’ Film Tells The Story Of The Quintessential American Passover Seder
Reboot, a grantee, helped produce “The Beauty of Gefilte Fish,” a heart-warming, 12-minute video featuring a metropolitan Detroit family.
Detroit embraces baseball’s return to The Corner
There was much celebrating among a crowd of 2,000 for the opening of the new youth sports facility, The Corner Ballpark and Willie Horton Field of Dreams, a $21 million project of the Detroit Police Athletic League, a grantee, located on the site of the Old Tiger Stadium.
Frankel robotics team represents U.S. in Israel at international competition
The thrill of learning and power of a STEM-oriented curriculum were on display as Frankel Jewish Academy, a grantee, sent a five-student team to the RoboTraffic Competition, with robotic car and traffic-safety proposal in hand.
Q&A: Olga Stella of Design Core Detroit on why the future of design must be inclusive
Developing the design talent of Detroit’s youth is a priority for Design Core Detroit, a grantee and the organization shepherding Detroit’s “City of Design” designation.
“A music lover’s playground:” An inside look at the Motown Museum expansion
The chairwoman and CEO of Motown Museum, a grantee, recounts the tour she gave to Beyonce Knowles, Jay-Z and family, and her desire to “bring Motown Museum to the world.”
Planning to create Detroit cultural campus quietly underway
Detroit Institute of Arts, a grantee, together with other nonprofits and philanthropic partners, wants to unite the Midtown neighborhood and spur economic development.
Houston still needs help five months after Hurricane Harvey. National Jewish groups team up to assist.
A coalition of Jewish organizations, including the Foundation through its grantee, Repair the World, has mobilized a national effort to help victims of the devastating flood.
Minding The Environment – Hazon Inspires Environmental Change
Hazon, a grantee, was founded in 2000 and opened its Detroit office in 2015, advances Jewish values through its efforts to promote community health and sustainability.
Israeli cybersecurity firms raised record $814.5 million in 2017
Start-Up Nation Central, a grantee, releases new data on the Israeli technology industry.
New toolbox for Israeli startups aims to help navigate US healthcare system
Start-Up Nation Central, a grantee, and partners offer a free resource to assist entrepreneurs with product piloting and commercialization.
Celebrating MLK Day with Hillel Day School
Special programming at Hillel Day School, a grantee, teaches students the values of the civil rights leader.