Engage with us and learn about Michigan's rich Jewish history! We offer meaningful and informative programming--from lectures with renowned scholars and amazing bus and bike tours through historic neighborhoods, to our award-winning publications. We have something for everyone! Take a look at some of our signature programming below.
Take a walk back in time to Detroit's first Jewish enclave, 1880-1930, where tradition and innovation rubbed shoulders in surprising ways...Exhibit coming April 2024 at the Detroit Historical Museum!
Sponsors receive recognition in print and online materials and a special invitation to attend our opening-night reception on Thursday evening, April 18, 2024. More details about the reception to follow. Please note: our print deadline for sponsorships is January 31, 2024.
Looking to experience our popular DIA: Jewish Connections tours with your school, work, family, or friend group? Book a private tour!
Overseen by tour directors Barbara Cohn and Sue Kalisky, our seasoned docents will introduce you to Hebrew writing on artworks, Nazi-looted art rescued by the Monuments Men, Jewish figures in the “Detroit Industry” murals, and more.
This is a tour you will remember.
All aboard for a great group activity! JHSM’s award-winning bus, car, and bike tours of historic Jewish Detroit are just the ticket. Tailored to your group's interests and timetable, our tours offer visits to former synagogues and explorations of historic sites of interest.
Private tours are a meaningful and popular way for families, school groups, organizations, sisterhoods, reunion committees, and more to gain a deeper connection to Detroit’s Jewish roots. Click below to contact us about booking a customized private tour!
Let our docents come to you (in person or on Zoom). Choose from:
Think you’ve seen it all? You’ll love our behind-the-scenes insider experiences. Go “back of house” to view rarely-seen Jewish collections. Poke around little-visited Jewish landmarks. Pick public historians' brains on history-in-the-news issues.
We have your backstage pass to Michigan Jewish history’s most exclusive tickets. Check our calendar for upcoming offerings.