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March 16, 1973 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-03-16

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It'll Be a Purim to Remember

The biggest, grandest Purim
of them all is promised this
weekend when Haman's
downfall, Mordecai's heroism
and lovely Esther's interces-
sion for her people will be
celebrated by Jews through-
out the world—Detroit, too.
On Saturday night, after
sundown, t h e celebrations
will begin with the reading
of Megilat Esther—the scroll
of Esther — in synagogues
and temples. (For individual
times not listed below check
with the synagogue). A few
temples, including Kol Ami
and Birmingham Templ e,
will mark the holiday with
family services this evening.
Beth Shalom services 8:30
p.m. today will feature a pre-
Purim spiel on Jewish humor
by United Synagogue Youth.
Following is a listing of
special Purim observances
submitted by synagogues and
organizations :
The Jewish Center week-
end will begin with an oneg
8 p.m. today at the 10 Mile
branch, sponsored by the
raeli Students Organization
and the Michigan Associa-
tion for Jewish• College Stu-
At 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Hashomer Hatzair and Ha-
bonim will join for a party
at the 10 Mile branch.
The Jewish Free School,
Jewish Student Educational
Forum, Hillel and the MAJCS
will show a movie, "The
Dybbuk" at 8:30 p.m. follow-
ing the Megila reading Satur-
day at the main building.
The party will start at 10:15.
The Jewish Parents Insti-
tute Purim party will begin
at 10 a.m. March 18 in Shiff-
Man Hall. There will be con-
tests, Purim games, children
in costume and a humorous
skit for the, children given
by the parents.
Beginning at 1 p.m., the
Cafeteria Cabaret Style
Eatery, the "Nasherie," will
be featured with its assort-
ment of homemade deli-
cacies, at nominal prices,.
sponsored by the Center
Senior Adults.
A 1 p.m. parade in cos.
tume by the Parent-Toddler
Group will be followed by the
Purim carnival of the nurs-
ery school. "The Land of
Dreams," an Omnibus pro-
gram will be at 2 p.m. in
DeRoy Theater.(See separate
story). A presentation by the
United Hebrew Schools and
Jewish Center clubs will be
given at 2:30 p.m.
That evening at 8:30, Par-
ents Without Partners will
hold a Purim party at the 10
Mile branch.
Temple Beth El Young
People's Society will contrib-
ute all proceeds from its
10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. carnival
Sunday to the building fund.
The carnival, to take place at
the temple, will feature food,
games, prizes and fun. The
public is invited.
Cong. Beth Israel of Pon-
tiac will be the site of a
Purim carnival arranged by
the youth group noon Sunday.
Lunch will be available. The
public is invited.
Beth Abraham-Hillel Youth
Group, after participating in
the reading of the Megila
Saturday evening, will pre-
sent a talent show. Refresh-
ments will be served. Class-
room Purim parties Sunday
will be followed by a family
carnival at noon, sponsor of
which is •the school's PTO.
There will be games and
prizes. The public is invited
at no charge.

Vocalist Marci Lyn Shul-
man will entertain at the
Metropolitan Detroit Lands-
manshaften testimonial t o
businessman Norman Cottler
during its Purim celebration
8:15 p.m. Tuesday at Cong.
Bnai Moshe. Guest speaker
will be Dr. Judah J. Shapiro,
national president of the
Labor Zionist Alliance. Louis
Levin will be toastmaster.
The tribute to Cattier will in-
clude the planting of a wood
in Israel. Purim refresh.
ments will be served. Admis-
sion is by the planting of a
minimum of one tree, per

Mishkan Israel Lubavitcher
Center's youth department
will have a masquerade party
for children after the 7:45
p.m. Megila reading Satur-
day. The Megila will be read
again Sunday at 8:30 a.•.
That evening at 8:30, there
will be a _"live" telephone
hookup to world Lubavitch
headquarters in New York to
hear a public address by the
Lubavitcher R e b b e. • Bais
Chabad in Farmington also
will have the Megila reading
and a masquerade party Sat-
urday evening. College stu-
* * *

Nursing Home
Residents to
Celebrate. Too

The Jewish Family and
Children's Service nursing
home program will have
brought the spirit of Purim
to over 300 residents of con-
valescent homes this week.
Thirteen sisterhoods plus
the women of Nshei Chabad
are participating in the pro-
ject this year, along with can-
tors and.rabbis. The groups
will distribute individually
wrapped packages of Shalakh
Monet, read a portion of the
Megila and sing the tradi-
tionalMelodies of the holiday.
An important aspect of the
program is the intermingling
of volunteers with residents
and the visiting with the bed-
ridden who rarely receive
The nursing home project
of JFCS is an ongoing pro-
gram of regularly scheduled
visits and holiday programs
which serve the needs of in-
firm and aged Jews residing
in nursing homes.
Many of these people have
little or no family to visit
them, and the JFCS friendly
visitor is their only link with
the outside world.
Sisterhoods participating in
the program are Adas Sha-
lom, Beth Abraham-Hillel,
Beth Achim, Beth Moses,
Beth Shalom, Bnai .David,
Bnai Moshe, Shaarey Zedek,
Temple Beth El, Temple
Emanu-El, Temple Israel,
Temple Kol Ami, Temple
Beth Jacob and Young Israel
of Oak-Woods.

dents are invited to partici-
pate in the singing, dancing
and refreshments.
Temple Emanu-El's serv-
ice 7:30 p.m. Saturday will
feature the junior choir in "A
Portrait of Purim."
T h e Zionists Revisionists
Organization of Greater De-
troit will sponsor a Purim
Ball 9 p.m. Saturday at
Young Israel Center of Oak-
Woods. The Israeli Sadia
Floor Show will provide
entertainment, and there will
be music for dancing and re-
freshments. Proceeds will go
to the Israeli Sick Fund. For
reservations. call Steve
Goldin, 968-5575.
Labor Zionist Alliance of
Metropolitan Detroit will pre-
sent an old-fashioned - Purim
Adloyada Sunday, 6:30 p.m.
at the Labor Zionist Insti-
tute. There will be a buffet
dinner, Shalakh Manot, the
reading of the Megila, Habo-
nim dancers, and Israeli folk
dancing with Yaacov Davido-
vitch. Reservations• are re-
quired (851-1606).
Adas Shalom festivities be-
gin 8 a.m. Sunday as the Bar
and Bat Mitzya Club and
Minimester participants join
adults for the Megila reading
by teen-agers. Following the
service, the young people will
meet for breakfast and spe-
cial discussion groups on
Purim. At 1 p.m. the • syna-
gogue's USY chapters will
sponsor . a carnival for the
entire community. There will
be games, prizes and food till
5 p.m. Tickets will be sold
at the door.
Temple Kol Ami's Purim
festival, with games, food
and entertainment for temple
families, will take place at
West Bloomfield Middle
School 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun-
day. There will be costumes.
booths, music, games and
Bnai Moshe Senior USY
members will read the Me-
gila 7 p.m. Saturday in the
main sanctuary. The Junior
Congregation will hold an
oneg Shabat pre-Purim lunch-
eon Saturday after services.
There will be a Purim skit
and Israeli songs. Boys and
girls age 5-7 who 'participate
in the Saturday story hour
will have a Purim party, in-
cluding a puppet show and
refreshments, Sunday.
Cong. Beth Achim's Mr.
and Mrs. Club will have a
games party 7:30 p.m. Sun-

* * *

5;000 Friends
Share in Purim,

Bnos Chabad, an Oak Park
teen-age •irl's group, has
found 5,000 friends to benefit
from their Purim project.
Although Jewish law states
that it is one's duty to send
two Purim gifts to a friend,
Bnos Chabad went a step
further and sent Shalakh
Manot to Jews in Southfield
and Oak Park. The 12 girls,
with some assistance from
friends, packaged 5,000 gifts
consisting of two edibles and
2 pennies. Thus each of their
5,000 friends may fulfill the
mitzva of Matanot Lo'evyo-
nim, the giving of one cent to
each of two poor people.
They have distributed 3,500
packages to afternoon He-
brew schools and day schools.
In keeping with Lubavitch
teaching of "love for one's
fellow Jews," the girls will
go door to door on Purim
Sunday in Oak Park and
Southfield area.

day. There will be prizes.
For ticket information, call
Abe Meral, 557-8757.
Shaarey Zedek youth
groups is planning a carnival
1-4 p.m. Sunday. There will
be prizes, costumes and food.
Pinsker Progressive Aid
Society will hold its annual
Purim party at 8 p.m. Mon-
day at Cong. Bnai Israel.
Entertainment 'c m itt e e
members Louis Levin, Na-
than Samet and Harry Laker,
planned the program. Re-
freshments will be served.
Odessa • Progressive Aid So-
ciety wil have a Purim party
8 p.m. Saturday 'at its meet-
ing place. Hosts are Mr. and
Mrs. Julius Ring. Proceeds
will go to the Allied Jewish
Campaign-Israel Emergency
Yeshivat Beth Yehuda's
annual Purim play will take
place 9:15 p.m. Saturday at
the Yeshiva. Entitled "Play
Uforatzta for Me," the origi-
nal comedy musical is open
to all. Proceeds will go to
P'eylim. Tickets will be sold
at the door.
Radomer Aid Society's post-
Purim party wil be held 7
p.m. Tuesday et the Work-
men's Circle Center. There
will be a full-•ourse dinner,
Israeli movie and games.
Friends are invited.
The Jewish Center's Re-
tired Men's Recreation Club
will celebrate Shushan Purim
12:30 p.m. Monday in Room
202. Dr. Eva Kahane, assist-
ant professor and director of
the Elderly Care Research
Center at Wayne State Uni-
versity, will speak on "Serv-
ice Needs ,S ervic es and
Service Utilization for Senior
Adults." Traditional refresh-
ments will be served. Reser-
vations are required.
Livonia Jewish Congrega-
tion USY will have a carnival
noon-4 p.m. Sunday at the
United Hebrew School build-
ing. Lunch, games and prizes
will be available to all.


Bnai David Club
Sets Oneg Shabat

Cong. Bnai David will hold
the first of a cultural series
of oneg Shabat programs
8:15 p.m. today at the
synagogue. The opening pro-
gram is planned for adults
and children. _
Dr. Irving Edgar, presi-
dent of the Jewish Historical
Society of Michigan, will
speak on "The History of the
Jews in Michigan."
The program will begin
with traditional singing and
dancing. Refreshments will
follow, and the public is in-
Committee members are
Rabbi Hayim Donin, Cantor
Hyman Adler, Meyer Ber-
man, Irving Belinsky, Stan-
ley Finkelstein, Max Sosin,
Mike Must, Arthur Chaims
and Sandy Schore.
For information, call chair-
man Paul Sherizen, 545-8753.

Hospital Bills Parents

of Quints $13,000

CHICAGO — James and
Lynn Baer, who recently be-
came the parents of quin-
tuplets, finally got their hos-
pital bill — $13,000.
A spokesman at Evanston
Hospital said Blue Cross-
Blue Shield would cover
about 80 per cent of the bill,
leaving Baer' with $2,500 to
pay. The bill 'could have
been higher, but Mrs. Baer
entered the hospital before
the rates were increased.

Cantor to Look at 'Meaning
of Jewish Music' at Adas Shalom

Cantor Samuel Rosenbaum
will address the Adas Shalom
Adult Study Institute on "The
Meaning of Jewish Music:
for the Ages, for Now" 8:45
p.m. Tuesday at the syna-
Executive vice president of
the Cantors Assembly of
America, he has served for
over 25 years as cantor of
Temple Beth El, a Conserva-
tive synagogue in Rochester,
N.Y. He has had many of
his musical works published,
among which is "Festival
and Sabbath Songs for the
Young Singer." In collabora-
tion with Shalom Secunda he

wrote a musical work "If
Not Higher," which premier-
ed in Rochester in 1964 and
featured Richard Tucker and
the Rochester >Philharmonic
Orchestra. Since then, he has
completed three additional
works, among them a work
with Shalom Secunda in
memory of the S'ix Million,
entitled "Yiskor," and fin-
ally, a book, "Sounds of the,
Sabbath," a collection of
Sabbath songs which was
published in January.
The lectures' are' moderat-
ed by Rabbi E. Segal. A
social hour follows each lec-

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