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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-02-20

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THE. DETROIT JEW1SH NEWS

Jacob Neusner Will Deliver
Adler Talk at Shaarey Zedek

The Cultural Commis-
sion of Cong. Shaarey Zedek
will present a lecture by Dr.
Jacob Neusner of Brown
University 8 p.m. March 3
in the synagogue.
Prof. Neusner, the 1981
Rabbi Morris Adler Memo-
rial Foundation lecturer,
will speak on "The Ameri-
can Jewish Community:
Making Some Sense of Our-
selves."
Dr. Neusner is professor
1 i of religious studies and Uri-
+ gerleider Distinguished
Scholar of Judaic Studies at
Brown, where he is also the
director of the Center for the
Study of Judaism.
A magna cum laude
graduate of Harvard
University in history, he
attended Oxford Univer-
sity, the Jewish Theolog-
ical Seminary of
America, the Hebrew
Union College in
Jerusalem and Union
Theological Seminary.
He earned his PhD de-
gree in religion at
Columbia University.
His numerous fellowships
included a Fullbright
Scholarship to Israel, the
Lown Fellowship at Bran-
deis University and a
Guggenheim Memorial
Foundation Fellowship.
He has held professor-
ships at Columbia, the Uni-
versity of Wisconsin; Bran-

Friday,,February20, 1981 21

Lecture Set at Area Temple

The Birmingham Temple Is Painless." There is a
will present Dr. Judith charge.
AIN
Bardwick, professor of psy-
chology at the University of
Michigan, 8:30 p.m. Mon-
day at the temple.
ADAT SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Services 5:45 p.m.
She will speak on "In
today and 9 a.m. Saturday. Eileen Aidem, Bat Mitzva. Transition — No Lifestyle
CONG. BETH ACHIM: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:45
• One of a kind Seder plates •
a.m. Saturday. Adam Karp, Bar Mitzva.
• Hand cut crystal •
Services
8:30
p.m.
today.
Rabbi
TEMPLE BETH EL:
- Schwartz will speak on "Jewish Royalty — A New
For Free Catalogue Write:
View." The temple choir and chorale will render the
SOLOMON'S MINES
liturgical music. Glenn Millstone, Bar Mitzva. Serv-
27990 Via Ventana, Dept. D
ices 11 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Hertz will speak on "Our
also transcribing units
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Real Purpose as Jews."
342-7801
Services
8:30
p.m.
today.
BIRMINGHAM TEMPLE:
Rabbi Wine will speak on "Religion in the '80s." Titus
Mendel, confirmation.
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 5:40 p.m. today and 8:45
'440
a.m. Saturday. Larry Rockind will read the Maftir.
PROF. JACOB NEUSNER
DOWNTOWN SYNAGOGUE: Services 8 a.m. Saturday.
Do Jews Believe in
Rabbi Gamze -will speak on "Do We Inherit the Sins of
and
University
deis
Life After Death?
Our Ancestors?"
Dartmouth College, in addi-
tion to his current position TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Syme
will speak on "Lex Talionis." Jodi Schwartz, Bat
The survival of the soul and consciousness after
at Brown. He has been visit-
Mitzva. Services 11 a.m. Saturday. David Levine and
death is one of the principle themes in Judaism.
ing professor at the Jewish
Mark Weisenthal, Bnai Mitzva.
There are many casual references throughout the
Theological Seminary, the
Torah (Genesis 25.8 -- Sforno's commentary, Gen.
Iliff School of Theology in TEMPLE KOL AMI: Services 8:30 p.m. today, conducted
by the temple youth. Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
35.28, Gen. 49.33, Koheles 12.7). The Talmud con-
Denver and at the Univer-
Eric Paskel, Bar Mitzva.
tains
several complete narratives dealing with "after
sity of Minnesota. He has
Services 8 p.m.
received many awards and LIVONIA JEWISH CONGREGATION:
life" existence (Brochos 18b, Pesachim 50a, Rosh
today.
Rabbi
Gordon
will
speak
on
"Rich
Man,
Poor
Hashona 17a) and the Book of Sariuel (I, Ch. 28)
has held many offices and
Man." Services 9 a.m. Saturday.
describes in detail the communication between King
editorships. He has pub-
CONG. SHAAREY ZEDEK: Services 6 p.m. today and
lished numerous scholarly
Saul and the deceased prophet Samuel.
8:45
a.m.
Saturday,
conducted
by
the
junior
congrega-
It is interesting to note that much evidence has
books, and textbooks, in-
tion.
recently been gathered to support the existence of an
cluding children's textbooks
CONG. T'CHIYAH: Services 10 a.m. Saturday, conducted
after life consciousness and survival. "Life After
and a collection of essays.
by Ira Harris.
Life" by Dr. Raymond Moody, M.D., dealing with
Cultural Commission
- Regular services will be held at Cong. Bais Chabad of
near death experiences and "What They Saw at the
Co-chairman is Dr. Peter A.
Farmington Hills, Cong. Bais Chabad of West Bloomfield,
Hour of Death" by Drs. Ossis and Haraldsen are of
Martin. Chairman of the Cong. Beth Abraham Hillel Moses, Cong. Beth Isaac of
particular interest.
Cultural Commission is Trenton, Temple Beth Jacob, Cong. Beth Shalom, Cong.
Life, in this perspective, takes on new meaning. We
Mrs. Walter L. Field, Hon- Beth Tefilo Emanuel Tikvah, Cong. Beth Tephilath Moses
have a responsibility to explore the purpose of our life
orary Chairman is Walter of Mt. Clemens, Cong. Bnai Israel, Cong. Bnai Israel-Beth
in this world and to come to grips with its implica-
Yehudah, Cong. Bnai Jacob, Cong. Bnai Zion, Cong. Dovid
L. Field.
tions.
Ben Nuchim, Temple Emanu-El, Cong. Mishkan Israel
After death, the positive acts (Mitzvos) done on
Nusach H'Ari, Sephardic Community of Greater Detroit,
`one's behalf are a continuing source of deep spiritual
Cong. Shaarey Shomayim (Jewish Center Jimmy Prentis
satisfaction (Sanhedrin 104a). For this reason, Kad-
Morris Branch), Cong. Shomrey Emunah, Cong. Shomrey
dish is recited after the death of parents and relatives
Israel (18995 Schaefer), Cong. Solel, Young Israel of Green-
and on their Yartzeit and charity is pledged on Yis-
field, Young Israel of Oak-Woods and Young Israel of
kor. They represent a continuation of the good works
Southfield.
of the deceased.
In a later article we will discuss the meaning of the
Kaddish.

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Rabbi Wine Wins Honorary
Reform Seminary Degree

Hebrew Union College-
Jewish Institute of Religion
will award the degree of
Doctor of Divinity to Rabbi
Sherwin T. Wine of the
Birmingham Temple March
11 at Founders Day Exer-
cises at the Cincinnati
school of the college.
Rabbi Wine is marking
the 25th anniversary of his
ordination by Hebrew
Union College. He has been
with his current congrega-
tion since 1963. Prior to that
he served Cong. Beth El in
Windsor, Ont.
Rabbi Wine is the founder
of The Society for Humanis-
tic Judaism, which includes
10 congregations through-
out North America. In 1979,
Rabbi Wine created the
Center for New Thinking,
an institute providing a
public forum for new ideas
in the arts, science and phi-
losophy.

Rabbi Wine attended
the University of
gan, where he was
awarded a BA degree in

.

Rabbi Finkelman to Speak
at Bnai Moshe Tuesday

HMI. DAY SCHOOL

RABBI WINE

philosophy in 1951. He
was ordained by Hebrew
Union College in 1956 and
received a Master of He-
brew Letters degree
there that same year.
After ordination he
served as a chaplain in
the U.S. Army.

In addition to serving his
congregation, Rabbi Wine is
the director of the Michigan
Foundation for the Arts.

Lecture Set at Beth Shalom

Cong. Beth Shalom will
present a lecture by Dr.
Saul Shapiro, a senior plan-
ner in IBM's data process-
ing division, at 8 p.m. Sun-
day in the synagogue.
Dr. Shapiro will speak on
"Will Keeping Kosher Keep
Your Family Jewish?" He
will discuss the results of a
recent survey of 18,000
Conservative Jews.
Dr. Shapiro received a
PhD degree from Columbia

IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION, CALL

Cong. Bnai Moshe will sity. He teaches at the
THE RABBI OR HIS WIFE AFTER
present the final program in Midrasha-College of Jewish
7 P.M. AT 968-1268
its series, "The Changing Studies.
The public is invited free
Jewish Family," 8 p.m.
lCommunity
Service Of The Kollel Institute
limulommi
Tuesday at the synagogue. of charge.
Rabbi Eli Finkelman, di-
rector of the Bnai Brith
Hillel Foundation at Wayne
State University, will speak
on "Inner Dynamics of a
Healthy Jewish Marriage."
PRESENTS:
Rabbi Finkelman earned
a BA degree cum laude from
Yeshiva College and was a
THE HILARIOUS
doctoral candidate at New
York University. He was
ordained at the Rabbi Isaac
Elchanan Theological Sem-
inary at Yeshiva Univer-

University in mathematical
statistics. He is a vice
president of Temple Israel,
White Plains, N.Y., and
chairman of the United
Synagogue of America's na-
tional youth commission
and vice president of the
New York metropolitan
region. He also is president
of Camp Ramah.

Admission is free and the
public is invited.

Lubavitch Women
Meet in Chicago

CHICAGO — The 19th
annual mid-winter con-
vention of the Lubavitch
Women's Organization is
being held in Chicago this
weekend.
The women will discuss
issues which the
Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi
Menachem M. Schneerson,
has placed on the agenda for
world-wide activity by
Jewish women: the nega-
tion of family planning,
Torah-true education of
their children, the obser-
vance of kashrut, Shabat
and holiday candle lighting,
and Taharat Hamishpocha
— the observance of mikva
and laws of family purity.

BILL COSBY

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