Southfield, MI United States – OU Communities

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!


· Reduced first-year membership for new members

· Interest-free loans to facilitate refurbishment of an area home.


· Affordable Apartment Rentals

· Affordable Homes/Co-ops

· Eruv

· Job Opportunities

· Kollel

· Kosher Food Availability

· Kosher Dining

· Mikvah

· Special Needs/Disability Resources

· Yeshiva Elementary Day School

· Yeshiva High School

Participated in Fair 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022

Contact Us

Southfield is served by an active Detroit NCSY chapter, headed by
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Yachad Region Contact Information: 212-613-8229 11 Broadway, 13th fl.
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