Smoked and Cured: A Fishy Evening with Matt Prentice
Aug
27
7:00 PM19:00

Smoked and Cured: A Fishy Evening with Matt Prentice

We're teaming up with chef and restaurateur Matt Prentice (formerly of Deli Unique, Morels, Shiraz, and Milk & Honey Catering fame) for an exclusive cooking demo, tasting, and reception for everything bagels and lox!

30 young adults will gather in the kitchen at Three Cats Cafe in Clawson, where Chef Prentice will lead us in an interactive demonstration, teaching us how to bone, brine, and cure fish in the process of making lox! We'll then make our own bagels and boursin cheese and learn how to slice our lox and present it all like the pros!

Following the demonstration, we'll move over to Leon & Lulu next door for a cocktail reception and tasting with all the smoked and cured fish varieties you can imagine, complete with mini everything bagels and challah crostini.

This is bagels and lox like you've never seen it before, and you don't want to miss it!

Due to the generosity of donors, subsidized tickets are available for $36 - this includes the interactive demo, tasting reception, one complimentary glass of wine and frozen cocktail.

Space is limited to 30 people - grab your ticket today, because they'll be gone tomorrow!

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Tot Shabbat: Rosh Hashanah Edition
Sep
14
10:30 AM10:30

Tot Shabbat: Rosh Hashanah Edition

  • Gerry Kulick Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With the High Holidays right around the corner, we're excited to invite you to join us at Tot Shabbat: Rosh Hashanah Edition!

We'll gather at 10:30am at the Ferndale Rec Center for a Shabbat morning of singing and dancing, complete with a Rosh Hashanah-themed craft project and snacks!

What to Expect:
-An awesome group of young families with kiddos ages 0-4
-Lots of singing, dancing, and musical instruments!
-Apples and honey for snack and holiday themed craft station!
-Note: We'll be on a wood floor this time around, so please bring a blanket for some cushion!

Please register in advance for your family through the form below.

We’re incredibly grateful to the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation for their support of our Family Ed activities!

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Jewish Summer Camp for Young Adults!
Aug
16
to Aug 17

Jewish Summer Camp for Young Adults!

We're taking young adults to summer camp for a very special Shabbat, August 16-17!

Whether you're a veteran camper or a first timer, a Tamarack, Tamakwa, Walden, George, Willoway or any other kind of kid, come relive your glory days (or create some new ones!) out in nature at Tamarack's Camp Maas.

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Post-Pride Month:  Exploring Intersectionality with Arya Marvazy
Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

Post-Pride Month: Exploring Intersectionality with Arya Marvazy

As businesses put away their Pride merchandise and parade floats are taken down, we must ask ourselves, how do we continue to work towards LGBTQ inclusion in the Jewish community year-round, not just during Pride month? 

Join The Well, NEXTGen Detroit Pride and Keshet as we welcome Arya Marvazy, Managing Director of JQ International. Arya will share his story about growing up as a gay Jewish man in the Persian community in Los Angeles, followed by moderating a discussion on intersectionality and inclusion in the Jewish community. We’ll also hear from members of our local LGBTQ Jewish community. Part storytelling, part meaningful discussion and part call to action —this is an evening not to be missed!

This event is intended for young adults ages 21 to 45. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, this event is available at no charge, but an RSVP is required, through the form below.

Learn more about Arya Marvazy:  schusterman.org/users/arya-marvazy
Learn more about JQ International:  jqinternational.org

About The Well: The Well is an inclusive Jewish community-building, education and spirituality outreach initiative geared to the needs of young adults in Metro Detroit. Our belief is that Jewish community, ethics, values, and spirituality can and should be directly applicable to our lives, and should drive us to positively impact the world around us. 

About NEXTGen Detroit: NEXTGen Detroit, the young adult division of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, is on a mission to be the hub of a young, vibrant Jewish Detroit. By serving as a connector for all things young and Jewish, we help native Detroiters and newcomers find meaning and build relationships in all facets of life, from professional and religious to cultural and communal.

About Keshet: Keshet works for the full equality of all LGBTQ Jews and our families in Jewish life. We strengthen Jewish communities. We equip Jewish organizations with the skills and knowledge to build LGBTQ-affirming communities; create spaces in which all queer Jewish youth feel seen and valued; and advance LGBTQ rights nationwide.

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Tot Shabbat: Eastern Market Edition
Aug
10
10:30 AM10:30

Tot Shabbat: Eastern Market Edition

You're invited to a morning of incredible summer Shabbat fun at Tot Shabbat: Eastern Market Edition!

We'll gather at 10:30am at the brand-new Art Park in the heart of Eastern Market for a morning of singing, dancing, instruments, and bubbles, followed by an afternoon at Eastern Market, should your family chose to stay a while!

What to Expect:
-An awesome group of young families with kiddos ages 0-4
-Lots of singing, dancing, instruments, and maybe even popsicles!
-Exploring a new part of Eastern Market and all that the area has to offer!
-Note: Families should bring blankets to sit on, as we'll be on gravel!

Please register in advance for your family through the form below.

We’re incredibly grateful to the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation for their support of our Family Ed activities!

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Drum Circle and Jam Sesh
Aug
4
1:00 PM13:00

Drum Circle and Jam Sesh

Join The Well for an energetic drum circle led by professional drummer and drum instructor, Sundance Robert DiDomenico! We'll spend our first hour together learning from Sundance and drumming together, followed by an optional hour of Jewish Music Jam Sesh!

Due to the generosity of donors, subsidized tickets are available for $5, here.

Give Brandon Klein a ring with any questions, and we'll see you on the 4th! You can find more info about the afternoon below.

What to Expect:
-Young Adult Crowd
-Outdoor afternoon in a Royal Oak Park - bring blankets if you wish!
-Professional drum lesson and group drum circle, facilitated by Sundance DiDomenico
-Jewish Music Jam Sesh, facilitated by Brandon Klein

From Sundance: "Drum circle conversation will explore the dynamics of playing rhythm with others. The key to a good drum circle is listening! We must develop the rhythm together by first respecting every individual’s unique expression. It’s not just banging on drums, but rather a conversation in the oldest form of communication. Together we will explore simple poly rhythms from the African diaspora and find our voice. Get onboard with your eyes and ears open, and your hearts tuned into each other. Let’s Ride!"

About Jewish Music Jam Sesh: All you really need is a love for jamming out to Jewish music, but your voice and an instrument is welcome too! (#JMusicJams are not limited to guitars and drums, but if you play another instrument you may need to transpose your own music/pick up the pieces by ear!) Give Brandon a ring if you have questions about this!

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Bake Me A Cake: Religious Freedom in America
Jul
31
7:00 PM19:00

Bake Me A Cake: Religious Freedom in America

Join us at The Office Coffee Shop on Wednesday, July 31, for Bake Me A Cake: Religious Freedom in America.

A recent study showed that 20% of Americans think it's okay for businesses to deny their services to Jews, and the stats are even worse if you're gay or Muslim. We're partnering with Jewish Bar Association of Michigan for an evening of learning and discussion with expert speakers.

Due to the generosity of donors, there is no charge for this event, but we ask that you RSVP below:

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Midsummer Night's Shabbat
Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

Midsummer Night's Shabbat

Join Hillel of Metro Detroit and The Well for a Midsummer Night’s Shabbat dinner for young adults (21+)! We'll gather at B. Nektar in Ferndale to celebrate Shabbat with a Kosher catered dinner, along with B. Nektar's handcrafted mead, cider, and beer.

Due to the generosity of donors, subsidized tickets are available for $5. Once you submit the RSVP form below, you will be redirected to the Eventbrite page to complete your purchase. Your RSVP will not be recorded until both forms are submitted!

WHAT TO EXPECT:
-Appetizers and schmoozing beginning at 6:30pm
-Dinner with Shabbat ritual at 7pm
-One B. Nektar drink ticket is included, subsequent drinks may be purchased at the bar
-An opportunity to reconnect with old friends and create new networks with Hillel of Metro Detroit graduate students!

Registration for this event is now closed. We’ll catch you next time!

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Tot Shabbat: Tzedakah Edition!
Jul
13
10:30 AM10:30

Tot Shabbat: Tzedakah Edition!

Join us on Saturday, July 13th for Tot Shabbat: Tzedakah Edition!

We’ll meet at DIME Detroit (powered by the Detroit Institute for Music Education) at 10:30am to celebrate Shabbat with a morning of stretching, singing, and dancing, while learning about the Jewish value of Tzedakah, and getting to explore a super cool venue in Detroit!

What to expect:
-An awesome group of young families with kiddos ages 0-4
-Lots of singing, dancing, and instruments!
-Learning about Tzedakah and making your own Tzedakah boxes!

Families are asked to please register in advance through the form below.

We’re incredibly grateful to the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation for their support of our Family Ed activities!

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Picnic Shabbat with JARC
Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Picnic Shabbat with JARC

Young adults are invited to join The Well and JARC for a special picnic Shabbat dinner on Friday, July 12th. We’ll gather on the lawn at one of JARC’s homes in Bloomfield Hills (address will be sent to attendees prior to event) to prepare dinner together, meet new people, and celebrate Shabbat as a community!

Due to the generosity of donors, there is no cost to attend, but an RSVP through the form below is required.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
-Combined crowd of young adults and JARC residents
-Schmoozing and lawn games at 5:30pm
-Dinner served at 6pm
-Song session beginning at 7pm
-We’d love your help preparing/cooking dinner, so if you’re able, please come join us in the kitchen!

About JARC: JARC is a Michigan based non-profit that serves people with developmental disabilities via group homes, independent living support, and in-home respite care. JARC is known for high-quality, community-based residential and support programs and has led the way in enriching lives and erasing barriers. Today, JARC serves 174 individuals with developmental disabilities in 80 locations, including 24-hour care in group homes and independent living settings for adults, and respite services within the family home for children, teens and young adults.  JARC strives to provide the highest quality of direct care services tailored to the individual's needs, as well as a wide range of social, recreational and religious opportunities that ensure a full, rich life.  

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Tot Shabbat: At The Zoo!
Jun
29
10:30 AM10:30

Tot Shabbat: At The Zoo!

Ribbit Ribbit, Cockle-doodle-doo! Temple Israel & The Well invite you to Shabbat at the Zoo!

Join us on Saturday, June 29th at the Detroit Zoo for a special morning full of singing, dancing, and crafts! We'll meet by the polar bears at the Pierson Lake Picnic Site for our Tot Shabbat service.
As zoo admission and parking are not included, we recommend bringing a picnic lunch and then spending the afternoon at the zoo!

What to Expect:
-Young family crowd
-Tot Shabbat service filled with singing, dancing, crafts, and of course, animals!
-Snacks provided, but picnic lunches encouraged, especially if you're staying to check out the zoo!

Registration is required by Monday, June 24th, via the form available here.

Temple Israel Young Adult Programming is supported by Marilyn & Walter Wolpin. The Well is grateful to the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation for their support of our Family Ed activities.

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Crime and Punishment: A Social Justice Film Screening
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Crime and Punishment: A Social Justice Film Screening

Join The Well and Repair the World at the Repair the World Workshop for our next Social Justice Film Series event showing Hulu documentary Crime + Punishment on Wednesday, June 18th from 6:00PM-8:30PM.

This documentary follows New York City Police Department Officers who are fighting back and speaking out against illegal policing quotas. Risking their careers and putting it all on the line, they band together to file a class action lawsuit in the hopes of a more equitable future for New York communities and officers. The film will be followed by engaging conversation about the movie and how these topics relate to us locally.

Complimentary snacks provided. Free street parking is available. Due to the generosity of donors, there is no cost to attend, but we ask that you register here.

CHECK OUT THE TRAILER HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4WfaaJi_fQ&t=17s

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Enter, Pray, Leave
Jun
14
7:00 PM19:00

Enter, Pray, Leave

Do you want to get your song/pray on and then get on with your weekend? This is for you.

Join us for a quick-hit, 1-hour soul session for young adults, filled with robust singing, private meditation and a chance to unwind at the end of the week before diving into the weekend.

Join us on Friday, June 14th at the Royal Oak Yoga Shelter to simply enter, pray, and leave.

There is no cost to attend due to the generosity of donors, but we ask that you register via the form below.

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Swiss + Schvitz: A Shavuot Experience
Jun
8
8:00 PM20:00

Swiss + Schvitz: A Shavuot Experience

In partnership with Zach Berg of Mongers’ Provisions, The Schvitz Health Club, and Detroit City Moishe House, we are excited to present Swiss + Schvitz: A Shavuot Experience for young adults (ages 21-40).

The Jewish holiday of Shavuot celebrates the anniversary of receiving the Torah. To celebrate this special holiday, we’ll be enjoying copious amounts of dairy (a Jewish tradition dating back thousands of years). Seems like a great excuse to spend some quality time with fellow Detroiters in a historic Detroit bath house*, while sampling various cheeses and immersing yourself in this major Jewish holiday!

Due to the generosity of donors, tickets are available for $25, and include full access to The Schvitz (sauna, steamroom, and cold pool), as well as cheese tasting and Jewish learning!
(Want to learn more about the Schvitz? Check out their website: https://schvitzdetroit.com/)

WHAT TO EXPECT:
-Young adult crowd
-Doors open at 7:45pm, event starts promptly at 8:00pm
-BYOB (Beer and wine only)
-Access to steam room, sauna, and cold pool
-Bring your own flip flops and robe; towels are provided
-This is an all-gender event, so swimwear is mandatory!

*If saunas, steamrooms, and cold pools aren't your thing - no sweat! There will be board games, music, and nosh available after the cheese tasting and learning!

**Special thanks to our awesome host committee: Laura Feldman, Ian Gross, Angela Reich, Ethan Siegel, Eric Shapiro, David Metler, and Kara Desmond!

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The Well Goes Camping
May
24
to May 27

The Well Goes Camping

  • Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come join The Well on a Memorial Day weekend camping trip at the nationally famous Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore! Food, tents, and planned hikes will be handled by trip leaders!

***Very limited spots available so reserve yours ASAP! $60 Subsidized tickets available here.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
-Young adult crowd
-3 nights of tent camping
-Two days of hiking & swimming at top trails at Pictured Rocks

We will be staying at a KOA right outside of Pictured Rocks: https://koa.com/campgrounds/pictured-rocks/

Departure: 8am on 5/24 from Royal Oak
Return: 6pm on 5/27 back to Royal Oak

*Hiking experience strongly recommended; however, this will not be a backcountry trip and will have a "homebase" campsite.

*Subsidized cost of $60/person due to the generosity of donors!

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Campfire Havdallah
May
18
7:30 PM19:30

Campfire Havdallah

Join Detroit City Moishe House, Reboot, and The Well for a campfire Havdallah as we unwind, say goodbye to Shabbat, and sing our way into the week ahead. Through contemplative writing, camp-style Havdallah songs, and a short intention setting meditation, we will tie up the week that was and prepare for the week to come. Snacks, drinks, and s'mores will be present!

WHAT TO EXPECT:

-A young adult crowd
-Contemplative writing
-Camp-style singing!
-Short meditation
-Snacks/drinks/s'mores

There is no cost to attend due to the generosity of donors!

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Tot Shabbat: Celebrating Israel's Birthday Edition!
May
11
10:30 AM10:30

Tot Shabbat: Celebrating Israel's Birthday Edition!

Join us on Saturday, May 11th for an extra special edition of Tot Shabbat, where we'll be celebrating Israel's birthday with an actual birthday party!

We'll be meeting in the Teen Center at the JCC in West Bloomfield at 10:30am for our Tot Shabbat service (filled with lots of singing and dancing, as always)! Followed by crafts and games, and of course, birthday cake! To access the Teen Center, park in the main lot, and then enter through the door directly next to the drop off-circle - there will be blue and white balloons!

What to expect:
-An awesome group of young families with kiddos ages 0-4
-Singing, dancing, instruments, and maybe even bubbles!
-Celebrating Israel's birthday (and Shabbat) with the coolest kid-oriented party ever!

Families are asked to please register in advance through the form below.

We’re incredibly grateful to the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation for their support of our Family Ed activities!

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Spiritual Cross-Training: Mindfulness Workshop
May
5
7:00 PM19:00

Spiritual Cross-Training: Mindfulness Workshop

Join Rabbi Benjamin Shalva for an experience of celebration, learning, and self-exploration. Using the lessons and techniques gained through years of religious exploration and inward reflection, Rabbi Shalva will offer simple and powerful ways to connect with your spiritual self, whether it be in a place of worship or on the hiking trail, or even while sitting in the car, working at the computer, or kneeling in your garden. By cross-training in three simple exercises—silence, stretch, and song—you can strengthen your spiritual muscles and deepen your personal search for meaning.

No special attire or previous background necessary. All are welcome!

WHAT TO EXPECT:

-A young adult crowd
-Silent meditation, yoga stretching, contemplative song
Due to the generosity of donors, subsidized tickets are available for $10.

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Service at Keep Growing Detroit!
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Service at Keep Growing Detroit!

Join The Well and Repair the World Detroit to volunteer at the Keep Growing Detroit Farm located in the heart of Eastern Market District as a part of Repair the World’s Spring into Service Weekend! Service is a great way to get to know and support Detroit's urban agriculture community while pursuing the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world). This event is meant for young adults.

Please wear clothes that can get dirty and dress for the weather! There is parking in the lot directly across the street from the farm. You will get a ticket if you park on the street by the farm. The entrance to the farm is on Orleans St.

Please sign up via the ticket link here!

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Info Session: The Well goes to Israel!
Apr
30
7:00 PM19:00

Info Session: The Well goes to Israel!

We’re taking an amazing group of 20 young adults to Israel with JDC Entwine November 24 - December 1, 2019, and we want YOU to join us!

Application are due May 15, and all the information is available here. We will be hosting an info session on Tuesday, April 30th at Rabbi Dan’s home in Huntington Woods at 7pm, in order to talk a little more about the trip and answer all your questions!

Please come prepared having read the material available on the website, and register below so we know to expect you. You will receive an email with the address a few days prior to the info session.

See you then!

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Microbrews & Hebrews
Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

Microbrews & Hebrews

Join The Well and Temple Israel for a two part series on home brewing beer!

We'll be gathering April 18th and May 7th from 7-9 p.m. to hear from Home Brewing Master Rabbi Josh Bennett who will teach us the basics. In addition to brewing, we'll do some Jewish learning around what the Jewish wisdom tradition has to say about fermented beverages and sample some craft beer!

As an added bonus, the beer that we make together will ferment during the holiday of Passover, when we'd be traditionally prohibited from consuming it as it contains yeast.

After our two sessions together, you'll be able to bring home a few bottles of beer!

What to expect:

  • A community of young adult craft beer lovers

  • Bring home your own 6-pack

  • Snacks/beverages

  • Passover themed discussion

  • The potential for a monthly craft beer group beyond these two gatherings!

    Only 25 tickets are available at the subsidized cost of $18 due to the generosity of donors, and includes entry to both sessions of the series! Sign up here!

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A Fresher Passover
Apr
13
8:00 PM20:00

A Fresher Passover

Young adults are invited to join us on Saturday, April 13th, 8:00pm at Specialties Showroom in Berkley, as we put a fresh spin on Passover with the help of Susan Barocas, guest chef for three Obama White House seders!

Barocas will give a talk about her experiences in the White House kitchen, how she infused a Passover seder with fresh and innovative dishes, and how we can draw from Jewish cuisines around the world for inspiration. We'll then jump into a cooking demo with two versions of Haroset, and conclude with a hands-on dessert recipe!

Your $25 ticket includes a wine and dessert spread, in addition to the dessert we'll make together.
There will be samples throughout the cooking demo, but these are not meant to serve as a meal, so make sure to have dinner beforehand, and then join us for dessert!

Susan Barocas is a writer, chef, cooking instructor and documentary filmmaker. The founding director of the Jewish Food Experience, she was honored to serve as the guest chef for three White House Passover Seders hosted by the Obamas. She has made numerous speaking and broadcast appearances and has written for the Washington Post, Lilith and Moment magazines among others and is a member of the international culinary society Les Dames d’Escoffier.

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Tot Shabbat: Passover Edition! - Being Rescheduled!
Apr
12
5:30 PM17:30

Tot Shabbat: Passover Edition! - Being Rescheduled!

Due to health and safety concerns around the recent measles outbreak in the area, we will be rescheduling this Tot Shabbat! Please stay tuned for a new date and location! Thanks!

Join us on Friday, April 12th for a special Passover edition of Tot Shabbat! We’ll have our usual Tot Shabbat service filled with singing and dancing, with a few fun Passover-themed additions, and then welcome Shabbat together with a pizza party Shabbat dinner!

What to expect:
-An awesome group of young families with kiddos ages 0-4
-Songs, dancing, stories and more! 
-Passover themed craft station
-Pizza party Shabbat dinner!

Families are asked to please register in advance through the form below.
We’re incredibly grateful to the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation for their support of our Family Ed activities!

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Shabbat Together: Song, Spirit, Sustenance
Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Shabbat Together: Song, Spirit, Sustenance

Join Rabbis Jen Lader, Matt Zerwekh, Nate DeGroot, Yoni Dahlen, and Dan Horwitz, along with Hazzan Daniel Gross, special guest Laura Williams, and community musicians, for a beautiful, alternative Shabbat prayer experience in the round filled with song, chanting, and energy, designed especially for young adults. After the service, join us for a delicious 'farm-to-table' meal.

Subsidized Cost: $15, tickets available here.

What to expect:
- Young adult crowd
- Awesome alternative service
- Delicious food
- Exceptional company

In partnership with:
•Adat Shalom Synagogue
•Congregation Shaarey Zedek
•Hazon
•Temple Beth El
•Temple Emanu-El
•Temple Israel
•The Well

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Re//Turning: A Jewish Spirituality Retreat
Mar
22
to Mar 24

Re//Turning: A Jewish Spirituality Retreat

  • Butzel Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you a seeker looking for a space to gaze inward? Are you a creative looking for a weekend of play? Perhaps you are looking to rejuvenate your Jewish practice with contemplative influences?

This retreat, hosted at the beautiful Butzel Conference Center, offers the opportunity to pause, look inward, engage in creativity, and play without the constant need to achieve. In the flow of everyday life, it can be difficult to grant ourselves permission to explore our inner selves. Join The Well in exploring various means of creativity and spirituality, while practicing how such means can be incorporated into Jewish practice! Get excited for mindfulness meditation, yoga, song, experiential writing, art projects, nature walks, Jewish mysticism chats, and alternative prayer experiences!

We are blessed to be welcoming Rabbi Benjamin Shalva as our Scholar-In-Residence. A rabbi, writer, meditation teacher, and yoga instructor, Benjamin Shalva regularly leads seminars in Spiritual Cross-Training, Kabbalah Yoga, Jewish Meditation, and Mindfulness Meditation. He received his rabbinical ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary and his yoga teacher certification from the Yogic Physical Culture Academy in Los Cabos, Mexico. He is the author of two books -- Spiritual Cross-Training: Searching through Silence, Stretch, and Song and Ambition Addiction: How to Go Slow, Give Thanks, and Discover Joy Within.

Tickets are available at the subsidized cost of $100 due to the generosity of donors and also with gratitude for the generous subsidy from Moishe House, who is serving as a sponsor for this event.

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Whiskey Tasting and Purim Spiel
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Whiskey Tasting and Purim Spiel

Join The Well and Temple Israel for a special whiskey tasting by Traverse City Whiskey Company followed by Temple Israel’s adult Purim Spiel: No Haman; No Cry. (Whiskey and snacks will be available from 7:00 to 7:30pm.) After the spiel, we will enjoy a performance by the Foster Brooks Band. Further details can be found here.  

Due to the generosity of donors, there is no cost to attend.  Please register using the form below so that we know that you will be joining us!

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Silent Reading Party
Mar
2
3:00 PM15:00

Silent Reading Party

Join us for an afternoon of silent reading at Brandon's home on the National Day of Unplugging. Bring a current read (or pick from a library of books spanning multiple disciplines), enjoy some snacks, unplug, and dive into the beauty of silence. The entire home will be open and available for silent reading - so pick the spot that suits you the most!

WHAT TO EXPECT:
-Young adult crowd
-Opportunity to unplug
-Reading in silence
-Snacks and nosh

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Tot Shabbat: Rock and Roll Edition
Mar
2
10:30 AM10:30

Tot Shabbat: Rock and Roll Edition

Join us for a very special Rock and Roll edition of Tot Shabbat at Third Man Records in Detroit!
A serious Shabbat jam sesh awaits!

What to expect:
-An awesome group of young families with kiddos ages 0-4
-Songs, dancing, stories and more!
-A rockin’ craft and yummy snacks!

There is no cost to attend due to the generosity of donors, but we ask that your family register in advance below. Space is limited!
We're incredibly grateful to the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation for their support of our Family Ed activities!

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Pride Shabbat
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Pride Shabbat

NEXTGen Detroit Pride, OneTable and The Well Present:
PRIDE SHABBAT
A Friday Night Shabbat Experience for Detroit’s Young Adult LGBTQ+ Community

Celebrate Shabbat with fellow members of the Jewish LGBTQ+ community and be a part of a space where we can be both queer and Jewish. Queer-identifying Rabbi Rebecca Walker will lead us through an inclusive service before we dive in to a delicious catered vegetarian Friday night dinner. This is a 21+ event intended for young adults ages 21 to 45. Allies are welcome.

Register at: https://bit.ly/2HUI6xZ by Wednesday, February 27th.
Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged!
Due to the generosity of donors, tickets are available for $10.
(Kosher certified meal available upon request - email marisa@meetyouatthewell.org)

About the partners:
NEXTGen Detroit Pride’s goal is to serve as a welcoming gateway into the Jewish community for LGBTQA young adults (21-45) looking for connections and a supportive atmosphere to explore everything that Jewish Detroit has to offer.

The Well is an inclusive Jewish community-building, education and spirituality outreach initiative geared to the needs of young adults in Metro Detroit. By cultivating relationships and empowering participant-planned gatherings, we are growing and sustaining a Jewish community that is innovative, inclusive, intentional, and relevant. Our belief is that Jewish community, ethics, values, and spirituality can and should be directly applicable to our lives, and should drive us to positively impact the world around us.

OneTable is Friday night magic. We’re a national nonprofit. We offer ritual guides, cards, and 1-on-1 support to make Shabbat dinner accessible and habitual. OneTable empowers people who don’t yet have a consistent Shabbat dinner practice to build one that feels authentic, sustainable, and valuable. The OneTable community is funded to support people (21-39ish) looking to find and share this powerful experience. We make it easy for hosts to welcome people to a Shabbat dinner at home, for guests to savor a Friday meal and for all to experience unique events for Shabbat dinner out. Join us for slowing down, joining together, and sharing stories.

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Sun Down, Climb Up
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Sun Down, Climb Up

Join The Well at Planet Rock for some incredible community rock climbing!

Climbing is on you (upon your arrival), dinner is on us!
(Visit planet-rock.com in advance for pricing)
Register using the form below

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WHAT TO EXPECT:
-A young adult crowd
-Rock climbing with community!
-Catered Shabbat dinner

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Shabbat Together: Song, Spirit, Sustenance
Feb
8
7:00 PM19:00

Shabbat Together: Song, Spirit, Sustenance

Join Rabbis Jen Lader, Nate DeGroot, Megan Brudney, Yoni Dahlen, and Dan Horwitz along with community musicians, for a beautiful, alternative Shabbat prayer experience in the round filled with song, chanting, and energy, designed especially for young adults. After the service, join us for a delicious 'farm-to-table' meal.

Subsidized Cost: $14, tickets available here.

What to expect:
- Young adult crowd
- Awesome alternative service
- Delicious food
- Exceptional company

In partnership with:
Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Hazon, Temple Beth El, Temple Israel, The Well, Detroit City Moishe House, Moishe House Royal Oak

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Tot Shabbat: Peace Edition!
Feb
2
10:30 AM10:30

Tot Shabbat: Peace Edition!

  • Gerry Kulick Community Center/Ferndale Rec Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for Tot Shabbat: Peace Edition at the Ferndale Rec Center!
Singing, dancing, snacks, and crafts await!

What to expect:
-An awesome group of young families with kiddos ages 0-4
-Songs, dancing, stories and more!
-Yummy snacks and a fun peace-themed craft!

There is no cost to attend due to the generosity of donors, but we ask that your family register here via the form below.

We're incredibly grateful to the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation for their support of our Family Ed activities!

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