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Southfield, MI

About This Community

THE SOUTHFIELD community is located in Oakland County with easy access to most metro area expressways about 20 minutes from Downtown Detroit. Southfield offers both a cosmopolitan, culturally- diverse residential population and a thriving international business community.

Residents and businesses alike come to Southfield for its excellent city services and easy access to all of Southeastern Michigan. Southfield has experienced tremendous growth in the past several years with many young families moving from New York, New Jersey, Baltimore, Silver Spring, Philadelphia, Florida, Memphis, Montreal, and Israel.

The Young Israel of Southfield (YIS) serves the Modern Orthodox community and offers numerous learning and social opportunities for men, women, and children of all ages throughout the year. The YIS community is warm, welcoming, and growing.

Religious schools within Southfield include Farber Hebrew Day School, –Yeshivat Akiva, a Modern Orthodox Day School, Yeshiva Darchei Torah, and Yeshiva Beth Yehuda.

Southfield offers affordable housing, with homes starting at $250- 300K and apartment rentals ranging from $1065-$1250/month (water included). There are numerous job opportunities in medicine, law, accounting, computer and information technology, engineering as well as many other fields. There is even a Shomer Shabbos internal medicine residency program. Industries in the area include Quicken Loans, Ford, GM, Chrysler, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Compuware, Plante Moran, etc.

Come to Southfield and join the other happy families who have moved here!


- 75% off year 1 tuition; 25% off year 2 tuition incentive at Farber Hebrew Day School.
- Interest-free loans for home renovations, etc. through Hebrew Free Loans.

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Our Community Amenities

Yeshiva Elementary Day School
Coed Boys Only Girls Only Chabad Day School
Yeshiva High School
Coed Boys Mesifta Girls Only Bais Yaakov Chabad High School
Educational Resources
School Programs
Extra Curricular Programs
Sports Leagues NCSY Bnei Akiva
Special Needs/Disability Resources
Yachad or Similar Friendship Circle
Religious Life
Chessed Organizations
Hatzolah Tomchei Shabbos Bikur Cholim
Kosher Dining
Dairy Restaurants Meat Restaurants
Kosher Food Availability
Kosher Store Kosher food widely available in local supermarket Chalav Yisroel
Mikvah within close driving distance
Daily Minyanim (Shacharis/Mincha/Maariv) Available
Other Resources
Lakewood Kollel Unaffiliated
State Income Tax for Highest Bracket 1-6%
Low Corporate Tax
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Young Israel Of Southfield MI, Southfield, 27705 Lahser Road

Our Community Contacts

Rabbi Yechiel Morris (248) 227-5187
Moshe Gottesfeld
Monica Fischman 248-497-9404
Yachad Region
Detroit 212-613-8229
NCSY Central East +1-346-226-5767