THE DETROIT, JEWISH NEWS
Reform College of Jewish Studies
to Begin Its Spring Semester Feb. 9
A total of 23 courses will
be offered when the College
of Jewish Studies begins its
spring semester Feb. 9.
Registration will be held
7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday.
The college is the official
adult education project of
all the Reform congrega-
tions in the Metropolitan
Detroit area. Courses are
open to any adult; temple
membership is not required.
According to Marvin S.
Walts, dean of the college,
courses include: Introduc-
tion to Judaism; Talmud for
Contemporary Jews; Re.:
form Judaism — Yesterday,
Today and Tomorrow;
Changing Views of God;
Jeremiah and the Prophets;
both beginners and inter-
mediate Yiddish classes;
the Messianic Concept in
Judaism and Christianity;
beginners and intermediate
Hebrew courses; Rabbinic
Responses to Modern
Jewish problems; Jews on
Broadway; Great Jewish
Heretics; Roots of Modern
Jewish Thinkers; Prayers
and Worship; and Contem-
porary Jewish Ethics.
Faculty members in-
clude: from Temple Beth
El, Rabbi Norman T. Ro-
man, Alan E. Waldman
and Waits; from Temple
Israel, Rabbi Joel Witts-
tein and Mrs. Sonia
Syme; from Temple
Emanu-El, Rabbi Lane
Steinger and Cantor
'Norman Rose; from
Temple Kol Ami,
Rabbi Ernst Conrad;
from Temple Beth Jacob,
Rabbi Richard Weiss;
from the Midrasha Col-
lege of Jewish Studies,
Dr. Irving Panush and
Morris Noble. Other in-
structors include Rita
Abramson, Bath Sheba
ADAT SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Services 5:30 p.m.
today and 9 a.m. Saturday. Brian Gastman, Bar
CONG. BAIS CHABAD OF WEST BLOOMFIELD:
Services 9:15 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Silberberg will
speak on "Shabat Shira and Tu b'Shevat — A Sabbath
of Song and Rededication."
CONG. BETH ACHIM: Services 5:30 p.m. today and 9
a.m. Saturday (Youth Shabat). The youth will conduct
TEMPLE BETH EL: Services 8 p.m. today (Sisterhood
Shabat). Past presidents of the temple sisterhood will
be honored. Services 11 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Roman
will speak on "Tu b'Shevat — Of Planting and Trees."
Todd Marcus, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. BETH SHALOM: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Minha services 5:35 p.m. Saturday. Ken-
neth Friedman, Bar Mitzva at Minha services.
BIRMINGHAM TEMPLE: Services 7:30 p.m. today (Is-
rael Day Family Service).
CONG. BNAI DAVID: Services 5:15 p.m. today and 8:30
a.m. Saturday. Steven Mendelson, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 5:15 p.m. today and 8:45
a.m. Saturday. Daniel Weiner will chant the Haftorah.
DOWNTOWN SYNAGOGUE: Services 5:15 p.m. today
and 8 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Gamze will speak on "Did
TEMPLE EMANU-EL: Services 8:15 p.m. today and
10:30 a.m. Saturday. Marc Appel, Bar Mitzva.
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today (Affiliate
Sabbath). Rabbi Daniel B. Syme will speak on "A New
Jewish Leader for the '80s." Leaders of the temple
affiliates will participate in the service. Services 11
a.m. Saturday. Cary Ginter, Bar Mitzva.
TEMPLE KOL AMI: Services 8 p.m. today (Tu b'Shevat
Family Service) and 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Seth For-
man, Bar Mitzva.
LIVONIA JEWISH CONGREGATION: Services 8 p.m.
today. Rabbi Gordon will speak on "The Song of
Moses." Services 9 a.m. Saturday.
CONG. SHAAREY ZEDEK: Services 5 p.m. today and
8:45 a.m. Saturday (Youth Shabat-Shabat Shira).
Kadima and Junior Congregation will conduct serv-
ices. Minha services 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Daniel and
Joel Wax, Bnai Mitzva.
CONG. T'CHIYAH: Services 10 a.m. Saturday (Tu
b'Shevat Service), conducted by Ilana Wolfson and
Regular services will be held at Cong. Bais Chabad of
Farmington Hills, Cong. Beth Abraham Hillel Moses,
Cong. Beth Isaac of Trenton, Temple Beth Jacob, Cong.
Beth Tefilo Emanuel Tikvah, Cong. Beth Tephilath Moses
of Mt. Clemens, Cong. Bnai Israel of West Bloomfield,
Cong. Bnai Israel-Beth Yehudah, Cong. Bnai Jacob, Cong.
Bnai Zion, Cong. Dovid Ben Nuchim, Cong. Mishkan Israel
Nusach H'Ari, Sephardic Community of Greater Detroit,
Cong. Shaarey Shomayim (Jewish Center Jimmy Prentis
Morris Branch), Cong. Shomrey Israel (18995 Schaefer),
Young Israel of Greenfield, Young Israel of Oak-Woods and
Young Israel of Southfield.
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MACHON L'TORAH-TORAH CENTER OF METRO DETROIT
Kramer and Helen
Courses entitled Intro-
duction to Judaism are open
to anyone, but are specifi-
cally designed to meet the
needs of prospective con-
verts to Judaism.
Classes will meet at Tem-
ple Beth El for 12 Wednes-
day evenings and there is a
nominal tuition charge.
For details, contact
A DAY OF STIMULATING LECTURES AND DISCUSSIONS ON
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TOPICS OF DISCUSSION WILL INCLUDE:
Temple Beth El will ob-
serve Sisterhood Shabat,
celebrating the 70th an-
niversary of the National
Federation of Temple Sis-
terhoods, at services at 8
p.m. today. Past presidents
of the temple sisterhood will
On Being Jewish — An Hour of Discovery
• Happiness, 20th Century Style ... A Jewish Perspective
• The Reality and Illusions of the Suburban Jew
• Do Women Take a Back Seat in Judaism?
• "Shabbat" An Island in Time
• "Let's Go Koshering" — For Everything
Including the Price
"You'll be introduced to the depth of Jewish Philosophy, the fascinating world of Torah
and the drama of Jewish History!
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Machon L'Torah-Torah Center / 24786 Sussex / Oak Park, Michigan 48237
COLLEGE OF JEWISH STUDIES
21550 West Twelve Mile Rood •Southfield, Mich. 48076
is your Community Address for Adult Jewish Learning
Our Spring Semester Begins February 6
THE TORAH IN THE LIGHT OF
Thursdays 1:00 — 2:00 pm Room 3
This course will examine the relationship between Torah and modern
Biblical scholarship as well as recent archaeological finds. What new insights
have we gained? How do these new insights influence our contemporary
understanding of Torah? Modern translations and contemporary
commentaries will be utilized.
Instructor: Dr. Mox Weine, Rabbinical Ordination and D.H.L., Jewish
DIDLICAL ARCHAEOLOGY .
Thursdays April 7, 14, 28 and May 5
10:30 — 12:00 pm Room 9-10
GROWING UP JEWISH: ETHICAL
ISSUES IN JEWISH
Thursdays 1:00 — 2:00 pm Room 16
SURVEY OF CONTEMPORARY
JEWISH WOMEN WRITERS
Tuesdays 10:30 — 12:00 cm Room 17
TOPICS IN MODERN ANTI-
Highlights of archaeology in the Bible will be the focus of this course. It will
be accompanied by a slide-tope presentation. Text: H. Orlinsky,
Understanding the Bible Through History and Archaeology
Instructor: Dr. Joseph Gutmann, Professor of Art History, Wayne State
University, Adjunct Curator. Detroit Institute of Arts.
This course will focus on what it means to be a -Mensch - in the Jewish
tradition and how parents transmit these values of - Menschlichkeit" to their
Instructor: Rabbi James Gordon, Rabbinical Ordination, Yeshiva University,
M.A.. Clinical Psychology.
A sampling of the rich variety of Jewish women writers in Americo, including
fiction, poetry, essays, and drama. Basic text: The Woman Who Lost Her
Names, as well as selections from Cynthia Oick, Diane Levenberg, Ruth
Whitman, and others.
Instructor: Dr. Jacqueline Zeff, B.A., University of Michigan, M.A., Wayne
State University, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.
An examination of the intellectual and historical background of anti-Semitic
attitudes since the Enlightenment. The course will focus primarily on
European trends with a look at the American scene as well.
Thursdays April 7, 14, 28, May 5
10:30 — 12:00 pm Room 6
Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Fishbone, Principal UHS and Shaarey Zedek High
Schools, Ph.D., University of Michigan.
THE HOLOCAUST EXPERIENCE
Tuesdays 1:00 — 2:00 pm Room 5
This course will focus on the Holocaust experience by utilizing a variety of
source materials. The materials will include German and Jewish historical
sources, literary and personal survivor accounts.
Instructor: Dr. Sid Bolkosky. Associate Professor at University of Michigan.
Coordinator of Oral History Project of Holocaust Memorial Center.
...and many more!
For our complete course schedule or more information please call:
352 7117 or 354-1050