2021 Myra Wolfgang Fundraising Auction Preview!

The fundraising auction for the Myra Wolfgang Awards will open online next Monday, April 26th at 8:00am! Make that Google Calendar appointment and secure your bid for some sweet deals!  The 2021 Myra Wolfgang Awards will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 4th from 7:30pm, and the online auction will close at the evening's end at 8:30pm.


Check out some of the truly unique and wonderful contributions we received from our community in support of Detroit Jews for Justice and the Myra Wolfgang Awards!

Auction is now OPEN, get your bid on!

Local Businesses and Organizations, thank you!

Blossoms Florist

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Detroit Street Filling Station

Enjoy the D: Eastern Market Brunch Tour

Guerilla Foods: Pink Flamingo To Go

Meadow Brook Theater

Midtown Composting

Motawi Tile Works

Schvitz Detroit

Could we BE anymore Jewish? Can you? I think you can!

Narrow Bridge Candles
Virtual Musical-Spiritual Concert with Joey Weisenberg
Spiritual Direction with Rabbi Sheila Weinberg
Cantor Lithograph
Birds of Paradise --"Shalom of Safed" poster
Rising Song Institute Books & CDs
The Gefilte Manifesto
Jewish Currents Magazine subscription, tote bag, & mugs

Are you crafty? Are you artsy? No? That's okay, you can patron these talents!

Painting by Ellen McGillivray-Tallant
Hand made weaving by Meredith Cohen
Acrylic Afghan by Florence Lefeuvre
Hand knit fashion from Lora Frankel
Homemade baked goods and cooke jar from Maureen Bernard
Maple End Grain Cutting Board by Eitan Sussman
Stained Glass by Ron Sussman

What?! We were able to secure these AMAZING experiences just for you!!!

Geez Magazine subscription & poster
Bicycle Tour of Detroit
Beer Making Workshop with Justin Sledge
Virtual Yoga Classes with Bonnie Green
Drink wine for humanity with Wines for Humanity!


We hope you'll join us! Mark your calendars:

  • Auction runs from Monday, April 26th 8:00am until Tuesday, May 4th 8:30pm
  • Myra Wolfgang Awards - a virtual gala is on Tuesday, May 4th from 7:30pm to 8:30pm

The evening will include a cultural program with contributions from Detroit artists, including:

  • visual art by Olivia Guterson
  • a musical performance by pianist Ian Fink
  • a poetry reading by the TETRA Art Collective

The event will be hosted by Zak Rosen, creator of famed podcast the Best Advice Show. ASL interpretation will be provided throughout the evening's program.


With warm regards and . . . onward!

Your 2021 MWA Planning Committee

Roslyn Abt Schindler, Host Committee Co-Chair

Lora Frankel, Host Committee Co-Chair

Jane Miller, Host Committee Co-Chair

Merrill Alpert, Host Committee Co-Chair

Syma Echeandia, Auction Committee Co-Chair

Emiko Hayashi, Auction Committee Co-Chair

Miriam Chesterman, DJJ Intern and Auction Committee Co-Chair

Blythe Kim, DJJ Organizer for Culture and Resources

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