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Keep in touch:

We appreciate that many of you have been in touch with us as individuals, and we want to facilitate your being in touch with each other as well. Whether you graduated a very long time ago or just last year, please be in touch! Send contact info and YOUR EXCITING NEWS to Cheryl.Jerusalem@farberhds.org.

We also invite you to Follow us on the Farber Hebrew Day School Facebook Page.

“All around us, we see Farber alumni in the top leadership positions at Jewish Day Schools, Holocaust institutions and Jewish non-profits. It is a constant source of pride for us and for our community.”

Erwin & Esther Posner
Farber supporters and parents of three Farber graduates

Join us for the 2022 Alumni game March 20! Last time we had an exciting game with a buzzer-beater alumni win and record breaking attendance from our Farber families! Who will win this year? Come and find out! There will be giveaways for all attendees, dinner, a three-point shootout competition, raffle prizes, and a mini halftime game by our own Farber Fire Middle School team! You won’t want to miss it!

Questions or to sponsor or play, contact: Shirli.gotlib@gmail.com or Josh Faber at jfaber43@gmail.com.

Did you know…

Farber students have attended the following programs after High School Graduation:

Programs in Israel

90% of Farber students spend at least one year in Israel after graduation. In recent years, graduates have been accepted to Midreshet Harova, Nishmat, Mickhlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim, Tiferet, Midreshet Yeud, Emunah V’Omanut, Midreshet Moriah, Amudim, TVA, Midreshet Lindenbaum, Shaalvim, Yesodei Hatorah, Kerem B’Yavneh, Gush Etzion, Lev Hatorah, Eretz Hatzvi, Orayta, Hakotel, Netiv Aryeh, and Mevaseret. Nearly 20% of Farber graduates from 2015 to the present have made aliyah and served in the IDF.


Recent Farber graduates have been accepted to: University of Maryland, University of Michigan, Yeshiva University/Stern, NYU, Princeton University, Barnard, University of Chicago, Wharton, George Washington University, Wayne State,  Cornell, Brandeis, Columbia, and Johns Hopkins.


Farber graduates attend graduate schools in areas such as medical, law, and business at a diverse range of universities, including the following: University of Michigan, George Washington University, Fordham, Loyola, Wurzweiler, St. Louis University, Tufts, University of Connecticut, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey,  Wharton, Wayne State, Sackler, Baylor, University of Cincinnati, American University, Brooklyn Law.

Past Alumni Events

Farber’s Premier Alumni Event
Rabbi Eliezer Cohen World Wide Day of Learning September 9th, 2015

Over 300 Akiva alumni and local Detroit community members gathered to celebrate the second Yartzheit of Rabbi Eliezer Cohen Z”L on September 9th 2015/25 Elul 5776.

Check out the videos below which highlight the world-wide day of learning that took place in 4 locations including an online interactive learning portal.

Farber Alumni Basketball Games