HMD is right in your neighborhood. Don't miss out on HMD's upcoming community events!
ATTENTION ALL JEWISH DETROIT AREA COLLEGE STUDENTS BETWEEN 18 AND 26!
Would you like to go to Israel for FREE?
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENED TO SUNDAY, MARCH 11TH!
Sign up at www.hillel.org
BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL ... DEPARTING MAY 2001
If you have never been to Israel on an organized peer trip, you may be eligible to travel with other Michigan students during a 10 day trip filled with excitement and wonder.
Explore the ancient city of Jerusalem, hike in the Galilee, check out the night life in Tel Aviv, swim in the Dead Sea, scale the heights of Masada, while spending time with Israeli students and learning about Israel and your Jewish identity.
The Trip includes airfair from New York, accommodations, as well as most meals. A $250 REFUNDABLE deposit is required. Students are responsible for airfair to New York.
Questions? Contact Lesley Weiss or Miriam Starkman at (313) 577-3459 or by e-mail at
THE TRIP IS FREE...THE EXPERIENCE IS PRICELESS!
Other Upcoming Events
The Great Purim Parcel Project
Organized by J.E.F.F., a division of the Agency for Jewish Education
Sunday, March 4, shifts beginning at 9:30am.
Max M. Fischer Building, 6735 Telegraph Road
Get into the spirit of Purim! Help make Meshloach Manot (Purim Baskets) for Greater Detriot. Over 2000 baskets will be made and delivered!
Want to bring Purim cheer to the elderly? The Jewish Home and Aging Services needs volunteers to deliver Meshloach Manot during the week following the Great Purim Parcel Project.
Contact Shawn Wilson</> for more information or to sign up to help!
Coffee House Nights:
Get the scoop from 8:30pm-9pm, schmooze until 11pm
Borders Books and Music, 30995 Orchard Lake Road
Monday, March 12
Using the True Colors model, discover your personal style and see how that relates to utilizing effective communication skills. Brought to you by Pro Detroit: Internships and Employment Services.
Monday, April 2
Discover Passover through an info session of its traditions and significance.
Monday, May 14
HMDer Randy Topper and friends of the Michigan Jewish AIDS Coalition (MJAC) will explore how we can become more caring and accepting within our entire Jewish community. (Rescheduled from December)
Planning Meetings at Borders
Thursday, March 22 and Tuesday, May 15, at 7:30pm
Get creative with upcoming programming. All are encouraged to attend. Contact Shira for more details: (313) 577-3459 or by e-mail
Road Rally: The Search For The Missing Matzah
Sunday, March 25, 1pm - 5pm, Cost: $10 by March 19th
Starting Location: JCC, West Bloomfield
Passover is coming and we have run into a little problem - then Matzah has been taken, kidnapped, STOLEN! Follow the clues and search in style as limousines take you hunting for the missing matzah. You MUST RSVP for this event no later than March 16 to Shira at Hillel.
Phone: (313)577-3459 E-mail:
Please send checks to Hillel of Metro Detroit
Event Chairs Tanya Shaye, Steve Lotzoff, Stacey Levine
Shabbat in the Burbs
Friday, March 30, 7pm
7053 Lockin, West Bloomfield (on Union Lake)
Cost: None, call to arrange a dish to share.
Bring a vegetarian dish and an appetite for Shabbat dinner. A relaxing evening of good food and good talk...meet new people and share in tradition. RSVP by March 26 to Tanya at (248) 224-1918 and arrange what to bring.
B'nai Brith Leadership Network/Hillel of Metro Detroit Power Brunch
Sunday, April 1, 12:30pm Cost: $3, please pay in advance
West Bloomfield Public Library
Meet representatives from various companies including R.L. Polk, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, and H Block Financial Advisors, including certified public accountants, attorneys, and business professionals. Gain important information on job opportunities while making connections with other business people in the community. Refreshments will be served. RSVP by March 28 to Lesley at (313) 577-3459 or .
Tuesday, April 17, 6:30pm
LaDifferance, 7295 Orchard Lake Road (NE Corner of 14 Mile Road)
Meet, hang out, and eat KOSHER sushi (at a discount).
RSVP by April 12 to Shira at Hillel.
Phone: (313)577-3459 E-mail:
Event Chair: Luis Guevara