Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit is among the most established Jewish day schools in the United States. Founded in 1958 and located in suburban Farmington Hills, Michigan, the school provides Jewish and general education to students beginning in early childhood through the eighth grade. The school prides itself on educating the whole child, which it describes this way: “Mind and Soul. Better Together.”More about this grant »
To advance Jewish Life, we support nonprofit organizations that foster the growth and preservation of Jewish life and culture, focused in Southeast Michigan and Israel. Mr. Davidson was always thinking about future generations, and the programs and agencies we invest in are often geared toward empowering youth and young adults and to those who lead the Jewish community. Equally important is the continued support for the State of Israel, building upon the state’s democratic values and the common history and peoplehood shared by Jews worldwide.
Sefaria is a nonprofit organization, established in 2013, to advance the future of Jewish learning by digitizing and offering Jewish texts, in Hebrew and English translations. Sefaria’s founders, the best-selling author Joshua Foer and Google project manager Brett Lockspeiser, envisioned a world in which any interested person could have unfettered access to the entire Jewish canon.More about this grant »