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October 15, 1982 - Image 24

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1982-10-15

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24 Friday, October 15, 1982

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Opening Book Fair
Speakers 'Set for Nov.

The opening night
speaker 8 p.m. Nov. 13 for
the 31st annual Jewish
Book Fair at the Jewish
Community Center will be
American lawyer Alan M.
Dershowitz, author of The

HAMILTON
PLACE

• Meetings & Seminars
• Weddings & Bridal Showers
• Bar Mitzvahs &
Bat Mitzvahs
• Club Luncheons, etc.
• With an Experienced Staff
to Personalize Any Party
for You

Our banquet rooms can accommodate guest lists of
50 up to 600 guests. Menus are designed on a
personal basis in order to cater ' to your specific
preferences and price range.

ALAN DERSHOWITZ

Best Defense." He will
speak on "Defending Jewish
Rights at Home and
Abroad."
His reputation is controv-
ersial due to his defense of
clients other lawyers con-
sidered • undefendable. His
cases have included repre-
senting members of the
Jewish Defense League ac-
cused of murder, to keeping
pornography star Harry
Reems out of jail, to defend-
ing Soviet dissidents in
Russia.
At age 28, Dershowitz be-
came the younget full pro-
fessor at Harvard Law
School. Now, at 43, he con-
tinues to teach, he's still an
advocate, and most re-
cently, an author.
*f**

Perhnutters Talk
on Anti-Semitism

Hamilton Place is located in Southfield at 30333
Southfield Road, just south of 13 Mile Road.

Please call .646-8990 for further information. Ask for
Donna Brown.

- THE PERLMUTTERS

30333 Southfield Road
(Just South of 13 Mile)
Southfield, Mi

HI
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646-8990

At 2 p.m. Nov., 14, the
Yiddish Committee of the
Jewish Community Center,
Sholem •Aleichem Institute
and Workmen's Circle will
co-sponsor' the appearance
of "Mark Slobin," the
author of "Old Jewish Folk
Music" and "Tenement
Songs." Slobin will speak in
Yiddish and will be accom-
panied by a Yiddish singer.
His topic will be "How the
Fiddler Got on the Roof."
Slobin received his PhD
from the University of
Michigan in 1969. From
1965 to 1973 he studied the
musics of Afghanistan and
Central Asia, publishing
three books, numerous arti-

MARK SLOBIN

.

Gari Stein Glaser has recently joined our staff and
will personally co-ordinate and supervise your event.

HAMILTON
PLACE

* * *

Yiddish Lecture
on Jewish Music

Announces Something New
For You!

We Have Expanded Re-Designed
Our Banquet Facilities to Accomodate

Ruth Ann Perlmutter has
served as the director of,
among others, the Women's
Division of Israel Bonds in
Florida. She acts as a lec-
turer and consultant to
community organizations.

Nathan and Ruth Ann
Perlmutter, co-authors of
"The Real Anti-Semitis-m in
America" will be Book Fair
speakers at 1 p.m. Nov. 14.
Their appearances will be
co-sponsored by the Bnai
Brith Men's and Women's
Councils and the Anti-
Defamation League. Their
topic will be "Where Are We
Now?"
Nathan Perlmutter, na-
tional director of ADL, sees
even more ominous threats
to Jews in America: Ameri-
can diplomats who sit si-
lently in the United Nations
while Arab spokesmen
equate Zionism with ra-
cism; American politicians
who approve the sale of
arms to nations still at war
with Israel; American civil
rights leaders who advocate
a quota system that limits
the educational and em-
ployment opportunities for
Jews.

cies and encyclopedia
entries on those subjects.
Beginning in 1973, he
undertook the study of
Eastern European
Jewish secular music in
its European and Ameri-
can contexts, becoming
associated with the YIVO
Institute for Jewish Re-
search in New York as a
faculty member at its
Max Weinreich Institute
for Advanced Jewish
Studies and as a consul-
tant to its music collec-
tions.
Slobin has taught at Wes-
leyan University since
1971, where he is associate
professor of music.

* * *

Puppet Show
for Children

At 2 p.m. Nov. 14, "The
PuppeTwips," Janet and
Linda Herman, will per-
form "Meshka the Kvetch,"
a puppet show based on a
Jewish folk tale. The pro-
gram is recommended for
children aged 5-8. -
Since May of 1975, work-
ing only by referral, the
PuppeTwins have per-
formed over 700 shows.
Janet and Linda have been
members of the— Detroit
Puppeteer's Guild since
1975. in 1976 they joined
Puppeteers of America.
With original prod-
uctions, scripts, and hand,
mouth, and rod puppets of
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