Robert J. Gordon Appointed Co-Chair of Jed-I Division of JFMD (Monday, January 04, 2016)

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., January 4, 2016 - Robert J. Gordon, a partner at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been appointed as co-chair to the Jewish Education and Identity Division (JEd-I) of the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit (JFMD). He has also been appointed a member of the Jewish Education/Engagement Steering Committee of the Jewish Federations of North American (JFNA). Jaffe CEO William Sider made the announcement.

As a member of Jed-I, Mr. Gordon will be responsible for engaging more Jewish children, teens and adults of all ages in meaningful Jewish experiences that enhance connections to Judaism and the Jewish community.

As a member of the Jewish Education/Engagement Steering Committee of JFNA, Mr. Gordon is responsible for shaping strategies to enhance the cohesiveness of the Jewish community across North America and ensure all JFNA initiatives are driven by the needs of local federations.

Mr. Gordon serves in Jaffe's Corporate Practice Group, where he specializes in business law and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, formation, governance and operations, general contract and succession planning.

In addition to his two positions with JEd-I and JFNA, Mr. Gordon serves on the North American Board of Trustees of the Union of Reform Judaism and the Michigan Advisory Committee of the United States Civil Rights Commission.