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February 27, 1976 - Image 18

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1976-02-27

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Inter-Faith Event at Adat Shalom




ADAT SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Services 6 p.m. today
and 9 a.m. Saturday. Gahl Reiter, Bar Mitzva.
TEMPLE BETH EL: Services 8:30 p.m. today (Sisterhood
Shabat). An original service, "Mothers of Our Faith,"
written by Joan Bloch and Phyllis Paysner, will be pre-
sented. Sharon Simon, sisterhood president, will de-
liver a sermonette and Joan Sofferin will sing. Services
11 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Hertz will speak on "Mor-
decai M. Noah: Patriot and Journalist."
CONG. BETH SHALOM: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Benjamin Gorrelick will speak on
"The Synagogue and Jewish Identity."
BIRMINGHAM TEMPLE: Services 8:30 p.m. today.
Rabbi Wine will speak on "Lebanon — Arab Against
Arab." Hardy Segall, confirmation.
CONG. BNAI DAVID: Services 5:40 p.m. today and 8:30
a.m. Saturday. Stuart Yarost, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. BNAI ISRAEL OF PONTIAC: Services 8:30 p.m.
today, conducted by the youth group. Rabbi Berman
will speak on "Dr. Mordecai Kaplan — The Man
and the Legend." Services 7:30 a.ni. Saturday.
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 5:45 p.m. today and 8:45
a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak on "The
Forgotten Man." Peter Warshawsky, Bar Mitzva.
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Syme
will speak on "George Washington's Letter to a Jew-
ish Congregation." Marsha Wayne, Bat Mitzva. Serv-
ices 11 a.m. Saturday.
TEMPLE KOL AMI: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Con-
rad will speak on "All in the Family."
Regular services will be held at Cong. Bais Chabad of
West Bloomfield, Cong. Beth Abraham-Hillel, Temple Beth
Jacob of Pontiac, Cong. Beth Jacob-Mogain Abraham,
Cong. Beth Moses, Cong. Beth Tefilo Emanuel Tikvah,
Cong. Bnai Israel-Beth Yehudah, Cong. Dovid Ben Nuchim,
Downtown Synagogue, Temple Emanu-El, Ha-Ner Ha-
Tamid, Livonia Jewish Congregation, Cong. Mishkan Israel
Nusach H'Ari, Cong. Shaarey Shomayim, Cong. Shaarey
Zedek, Shomer Israel (13430 W. Seven Mile), Cong. Shorn-
rey Emunah, Young Israel of Greenfield, Young Israel of
Oak-Woods and Young Israel of Southfield (27705 Lahser).

The eighth annual Jew-
ish-Catholic Day of Under-
standing, sponsored jointly
by the men's club of Adat
Shalom Synagogue and the
Sisters of Mary Reparatrix
Center, will take place 9:30
a.m. March 6 at Adat
The program involves
about 50 Catholics and Jews
each year in what has be-
come an all-day Sabbath
Featured on the program
are two intensive study ses-
sions led by Rabbi Seymour
Rosenbloom, associate rabbi
of Adat Shalom Synagogue,
and Rev. Justin Kelly, S.J.,
professor of religious stud-
ies at the University of De-

Rev. Kelly will intro-
duce the first session with
a presentation entitled
"The Ethics of Sexuality."
The second session will be
opened by Rabbi Rosen-
bloom with a talk entitled
"Is Zionism Racism?"

The day will begin with a
continental breakfast and
orientation for all partici-
pants at the synagogue. All

Synagogue Plans
Spaghetti Dinner

Young Israel of Oak-
Woods will hold a spaghetti
dinner and auction March
14 at the synagogue.
Hy Brown is chairman.
For dinner reservations, call
the synagogue, 398-1177.

`Israel, American Jewry' Topic for Seminars

"Between Israel and
American Jewry — Issues
in an Evolving Relation-
ship," is the title of the Mon-
day Night Spring Seminar
which will begin 8:15 p.m.
Monday at Adat Shalom
Synagogue. Subsequent lec-
tures will be held March 8
and 22.
Rabbi Seymour Rosen-
bloom, associate rabbi of
Adat Shalom, is moderator
for the series which is spon-
sored by the adult study
commission of the congrega-
On March 1, Dr. Zvi Gitel-
man, associate professor of
political science at the Uni-
versity of Michigan, will
open a discussion of "What
`Right' Does Israel Have to
Exist?" Yoram Dahav, doc-
toral candidate at Wayne
State University; Rabbi

James Gordon of Young Is-
rael of Oak Woods; and Ken-
neth Stein, a lecturer in the
department of history at the
University of Michigan, will
present responses.
David Crohn, assistant
vice president of Bank
Leumi in New York, will
open the March 8 discus-
sion on "How Can We
Relate as Jews to an In-
creasingly Secular and
Non-Ideologically Or-
iented Israeli Society?"
Responses will be offered
by Harold Gales, vice pres-
ident of the American
Jewish Committee in De-
troit and past president of
the Jewish Parents Insti-
tute; Gordon Silverman of
the Labor Zionist Alli-
ance; and Rabbi Gerald
Teller, director of educa-
tion and youth at Cong.

Temple Beth Jacob to Install
Rabbi Ballon in Formal Rite

Rabbi Jeffrey Ballon will
be formally installed as reli-
gious leader of Temple Beth
Jacob 8:30 p.m. today in the
Rabbi Meyer Abramow-
itz, spiritual leader of Brith
Sholom of Springfield, Ill.,
will deliver the installation
address. Rabbi Abramowitz
is the father-in-law of Rabbi
Joining Rabbi Ballon and
Rabbi Abramowitz on this
special occasion will be
Rabbi Dannel Schwartz of
Temple Beth El.
Rabbi Ballon came to
Temple Beth Jacob in
July, 1975 after serving a

Reform congregation in
Tyler, Texas for five
years. He is a 1970 gradu-
ate of Hebrew Union Col-
Rabbi Ballon is a chaplain
in the Army Reserves. He
also is treasurer of the
Brown University Alumni
Association, a teacher at the
College of Jewish Studies
and a member of the West
Bloomfield Ministerial As-
Following service there
will be a reception in honor
of Rabbi Ballon, hosted by
the sisterhood of Temple
Beth Jacob.

Shaarey Zedek.
Rabbi Joel Poupko, direc-
tor of the Hillel Foundation
at the University of Michi-
gan, will speak at the March
22 session on "What Would
Happen to Judaism if the
State of Israel Were De-
stroyed?" Responding to the
presentation will be Avra-
ham Aharoni, masters stu-
dent in educational psychol-
ogy at Wayne State
University; Michael Brooks,
doctoral candidate in the de-
partment of history at the
University of Michigan; and
Rabbi Milton Rosenbaum of
Temple Emanu-El.
The community is invited.

will then join the regular
Sabbath service of Adat
Shalom at 10:15 a.m.
During services, Gerald
and Barbara Cook, mem-
bers of the congregation,
will present a report, enti-
tled "Remnants of Great
Jewish Centers."
Luncheon will be served.

tacting Rabbi Seymour Ro-
senbloom, 29901 Middlebelt,
Farmington Hills, 48024.
Dr. Harry Maisel coordi-
nates the program for Adat
Shalom Synagogue. Sr.
Margaret Ann coordinates
for the Mary Reparatrix

The knowledge of Hebrew
is the golden hinge upon
which our national and reli-
gious existence turns. —
Sabato Morais





A session in the sanctuary
of the synagogue to ex-



plain the symbolism of
Jewish worship and to
answer questions on the
prayer service will be held
directly after lunch. After
dinner and concluding
Jewish Sabbath services,
the group will proceed to
Our Lady of Sorrows
Church where Rev. Kelly
will explain and celebrate
the Mass. The entire day
will conclude with a social
hour at the church.
The program is open to
the community and reserva-
tions may be made by con-

The Outstanding
Young American Tenor



"sweet litaiteuta Wet*"

Jewish Humanists
Set Annual Confab


Oak Park High School Auditorium

The annual conference of
the Society for Humanistic
Judaism will be held April
30, May 1-2 at the Birming-
ham Temple.
The theme of the confer-
ence will be "Humanistic
Judaism — a Distinct Life
Style." The programs and
discussions will focus in on
the behavior options both
ethical, aesthetic and cere-
monial, which are appro-
priate for Jewish human-

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Sunday April 4, 1976 at 7:30 p.m.

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proudly presents


on the theme of


Prager to Speak
at Bnai Moshe

Dennis Prager, director of
the Tze Ulmad Institute,
will open the Frieda Fried-
lander Memorial spring lec-
ture and discussion series 8
p.m. Thursday at Cong.
Bnai Moshe, sponsored by
the Bnai Moshe Cultural
Prager, who has taught
college-level history and pol-
itical science, will speak on
"Why I Am a Jew in Con-
temporary Society." He has
lectured on areas of Jewish
concern in more than 40.
countries, in 30 states and in
The community is invited
at no charge.



Thursday, March 4, 1976


Tze Ulmad Institute, New York

TOPIC: "Why I Am A Jew In


Contemporary America"

Thursdays, March 11 and March 18
zvl GITELMAN, Associate Professor,

Department of Political Science
The University of Michigan
TOPIC: "Anti-Semitism —
Curse or Blessing"

Tuesdays, April 27 & May 4


B'nai Moshe-UHS Hebrew School
TOPIC: "The New Zionism: It's Not
Enough To Know That You Are Not

Director of the B'nai B'rith

A Racist"

Tuesdays, March 23 & March 30

Hillel Foundation in Ann Arbor
Lecturer at the University of Michigan
TOPIC: "Faith After the Holocaust"

Admission is free

The community is invited

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