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February 24, 1978 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-02-24

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

20 Friday, February 24, 1918

Tamarack Is More Than a `Summer' Camp

Students Planning Events

_ Do Nazis Have Constitu-
tional Rights?" will be the
subject of a discussion led by
Dr. Howard Simon at the
Hillel Foundation's oneg
Shabat program 8:30 p.m.
today at Hillel House. Dr.
Simon is the executive di-
rector of the Michigan
Chapter of the American
Civil Liberties Union. /Fol-
lowing the talk will be re-
freshments. Admission is
free. All college-age stu-
dents are invited.

day at the main United
Hebrew Schools building.
The Jewish Student As-
sociation of Oakland Com-
munity College will show
the film, "A Conversation
With Abraham Joshua Hes-
chel," 7:30 p.m. Sunday at
Hillel House. Rabbi Howard
Addison of Hillel Founda-
tion, who was a student and
research assistant for Hes-
chel, will lead a discussion
on Heschel's philosophy.
The public is invited.
Rabbi Sherwin Wine
will speak on "Tradition:
Meaningful or Obso-
lete?" noon Tuesday in
the Meadowbrook Room
of Oakland University.
The talk is sponsored by
the Jewish Students Or-
ganization of Oakland
University. The public is
invited free .of charge.
For information on any of
these programs, call the
Hillel office, 577-3459.

Camp Tamarack doesn't
end with Labor Day, the
traditional close of the
summer season.
"We see ourselves as serv-
ing our community year-
round," said Sam Marcus,
executive director of Fresh
Air Society, the'Jewish Wel-
fare Federation member
agency which runs Camp
Tamarack. -
Several times during the
fall, winter and spring sea-
sons, Tamarack hosts fam-
ily Shabat weekends for pa-
rents and children under
the age of 10.
During Thanksgiving
weekend, a group of
Tamarack youngsters
headed for Kentucky
cave country, where they
went "spelunking" by

day and slept in caves at
vises similar camping
night.
trips for school groups
In December, young cam-
which rent the Tamarack
pers enjoyed a winter
facilities.
weekend at Tamarack. .
Lipsitz and his - teens —
boys and girls — spent sev-
"Our programs are a tool
eral days at the Kennedy
for helping people learn to
lodge preparing for the , trip
get along together and for
to Lake Superior. Most of
teaching children — and
the youngsters hadn't been
adults — to use their leisure
winter camping before,
time in an,enjoyable way."
though all were veterans of
Marcus said.
Jewish customs and prac-
Tamarack's advanced
summer camping programs,
tice form an important part
he said: Some had never
of all Tamarack programs,
Hillel will have a "Roar-
Marcus said. "Even when a
been on skis before.
ing 20s" party 8 p.m. Satur-
Each member - of
group goes out in the woods
for a nature weekend, they
group
carried a backpac
Tamarack
weighing approximately 60
still say hamotzi and the
in Winter
pounds during the 71/2 mile
birkat hamazon at meals."
Jewish practices are Tamarack program direc- ski trip to the lake. Once
likewise incorporated into tor.
there, they cut firewood for
"At
our
New
Year's
cooking and built igloos to
the
family
Shabat
week-
"The Writing Specialists"
ends, said Elliot Sorkin, a weekend we had Hebrew sleep in.
Editing, manuscripts,
singing afteemeals, and
The igloos are so cozy.that
advertising, promo-
at the Saturday morning an odd problem sometimes
tions; technical & sci-
service we tried to have develops: body heat can
at least one member of melt the snow shelter.
entific reports, prop-
every family take part," "When it starts raining in-
osals, research.
he said. Twenty families, side we have to start chop-
Rabbi to Address Flint BB Lodge
comprising about 85 in- ping windows in the side to
-557-4770 855-1259
Poverty follows the poor
Rabbi Irwin A. Tanen- will bring a Jewish prisoner dividuals, participated in let the hot air out." Lipsitz.
557-2755
man.
laughed. -
—The Talmud baum of Temple Beth El in to the meeting. Theprisoner the weekend.
Though 34 inches of
Jackson will address the will discuss his own experi-
"The families really en-
Flint Lodge of Bnai Brith ences, and the rabbi will de- joyed it, and several have snow fell during the week
ALLSTATE
ALLSTATE
scribe a new program to stated they continued such of the trip, the tempera-
March 6.
ALARM
help
Jewish parolees. .
ALARM
observance at home," Sor- -tures were moderate. "It
Rabbi Tanenbaum also is
SYSTEMS
kin said. "One family was more or less a con-
Jewish chaplain for the
SYSTEMS
started singing Hebrew stant 10 degrees," Lipsitz
Michigan prison system. He Temple Auction
The annual Temple Beth songs on Friday night and said. 'Some years it's
Archives Aided El auction will be held_April doing the Havdala service. been down to minus 40 —
Sidell Sorscher is collect- 1 in the temple. Anyone Another woman said get- and that's temperature,
ing old newspaper clip- wishing to donate should ting an aliya to the Torah at not wind-chill factor!"
Home
This winter, Tamarack
pings, bulletins, pro rams contact Gail Shulman, our morning service was
Alarm
and group pictures to be 767-4249. Donations are tax one of the most exciting experimented with a one
Specialists
things that ever happened day outing for campers. A
duplicated and used for the deductible.
group from Silverman Vil-
to her.
archives of the Jewish-His-
"I guess• the biggest com- lage, the Tamarack
torical
Society
of
Michigan.
SHEL
cy
pliment we get from par- summer-time program for
COMMUNITY
If you have relevant mate-
ticipants is their reluctance the emotionally disturbed
- rial, call the Council office,
CALENDAR
and learning-disabled, went
to leave when it's over."
767-5922, or Mrs. Sorscher,
Most peoples' ideas of a mountain climbing at
232-2938.
Saturday — FJCC men's
Grand Ledge.
basketball game, 9--p.m., good winter vacation would
"It helps us keep up the
not
involve
camping
by
the
YMCA.
continuity with the kids
shores
of
frozen
Lake
Night
FJCC
Cul-
Sunday —
through the- year and gives
tural Committee, "That's Superior. But as many as 25 the kids a chance to do
0
high school students sign up
Entertainment
77/78"
pre-
0
things they can't do in the
sents 'Paul Zim and Sy for Tamarack's week-long summer," Marcus said.
trip
to
the
Upper
Peninsula
Kleinman, 8 p.m., ,Cong.,
He hopes to add more
every year, and by all ac-
Beth Israel.
one-day trips to the
counts
they
thoroughly
Monday — Temple Beth
Tamarack repertoire: ice-
El board meeting, 8 p.m., enjoy it.
- "When they finish- the fishing and cross-country
temple.
skiing expeditions in the
Tuesday — Cong. Beth week they really feel winter, bird-watching in
they've
accomplished
Israel Kashrut Committee,
the spring. He would alsO
Donna our
synagogue; Keren Or Group something," said Bob like to see a family canoeing
Consultant
Lipsitz,
director
of
open board meeting, 8 p.m.
weekend in the spring.
home of Vicki Winston, Tamarack's Camp Ken-
"As long as we see any
nedy
near
Munising.
Lip-
5150 Georgetown, Grand
need for recreational prog-
sitz
has
led
the
winter
Blanc; FJCC Community
rams, we'll try to provide
Relations Church - State week encampment for them," ?te said. "We strive to
five
years;
during
the
rest
Subcommittee meeting, 8
serve the community."
p.m.; FJCC basketball of the winter he super- * *
teams practice, 8 p.m.,
Temple Beth El.
at home
Wednesday — Cong.
Beth Israel adult Hebrew
A member of our professional staff
class, 7:45 p.m., synagogue.
Tamarack Hills Author- well as clean and improve
Thursday — FJCC
I would like an appointment to
Senior Friendship Club, ity has received a $15,000 the beaches and shoreline.
measure your windows for
The Skillman Founda-
noon, Temple Beth El; grant from the Skillman
designer blinds and draperies.•
JWVA board meeting; Foundation for lake im- tion has previously bene-
Among the wide selection of
Cong. Beth Israel board provements at Camp fited Camp Tamarack
samples we wish to show you in
through several capital
meeting,
8 p.m., synagogue. Tamarack, Ortonville.
your home are ...
gifts. Included are the
Friday — ORT luncheon
Announcement
of
the
gift
LEVOLOR HORIZONTALS, VERTICALS and WOVEN WOODS
and fashion show, Univer- was made by Lester S. Bur- Rose Skillman Cabin for
sity Club, noon.
plus a wide afriy - of exciting new DRAPERY FABRICS!
ton, chairman of the author- emotionally disturbed
Please telephone to arrange a date convenient to you.
ity, which is responsible for children and equipment
This personal service is free ... and so are estimates. Dial .
the maintenance and im- and landscaping for the
Prexy Named
food preparation
Come in and drowse around until then have a good night
provement of the communal new
center.
NEW YORK — Prof. camping facilities.
BEL-AIRE SHOPPING
The Skillman Foundation
Joshua Lederberg, a co-
CENTER
The funds provided by the was founded in 1960 as a
10 MILE & ORCHARD LAKE RDS.
winner of the Nobel Prize in
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FARMINGTON.F°
1958 for work on genetic Skillman Foundation, plus private' Michigan charita-
m....^3°
F.; . 1=1111
material in bacteria, has a matching capital grant ble organization to assist re-
The Bedroom Store 478 6500
been named president of from the Jewish Welfare ligious, educational, charit-
OPEN MON., TUES., WED. & SAT. 10-6 THURS. & FRI. 10-9 CLOSED SUNDAY
Rockefeller University in Federation, will enable the able and scientific organiza-
camp to dredge the lake, as tions.
New York.

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