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January 28, 1983 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1983-01-28

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46 Friday, January 28, 1983


Technion Official Alpert
on U.S. Speaking Tour

Carl Alpert is currently
on an American tour for
Technion. He will visit some
25 cities and will speak on
Israel, Technion and his re-
cently published book
"Technion — The Story of
Israel Institute of Technol-
While in Detroit last
week, Alpert spoke at a


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board meeting of the Detroit
Chapter of the Technion
Society. He stressed the role
of Technion for Israel's well
being and stressed what he
called the importance of the
Diaspora-Israel partner-
Alpert commended the
Detroit Chapter "for its help
in enabling students to live
on campus." He stressed the
need for maintenance funds
and hoped that the next
project for the.Detroit Chap-
ter will be the establish-
ment of the Maas Michigan
Dormitory Maintenance
Fund and thg Michigan
Student Aid Fund.

Be discreet in all things,
and so render it unneces-
sary to be mysterious about

Mel Eisenberg


Investing in Israel
Topic of Jewish Center Panel

Lloyd Shefsky, president
of the Midwest Region of the
American-Israel Chamber
of Commerce and Industry,
will serve on the panel for
the "Step Up to Israel" Con-
ference 1 p.m. Feb. 13 at the
main Jewish Community
He will serve as the na-
tional specialist on business
and investment oppor-
tunities in Israel.
Shefsky has served as
chairman of the program
committee, chairman of the
Industrialist of the Year
Award dinner committee,
chairman of the expansion
committee, a member of the
board of directors and as a
member of the executive
commitee of the agency.
In November 1981,
Shefsky was elected
president. of tho chamber.

He also has been actively
involved in the reformation
and re-structuring of the
national organization.
In addition to direct
chamber activities,
Shefsky's law firm repre-
sents many Israeli com-
panies, Israeli business
people and American
companies and individu-
als doing business in Is-
At the conference, felafel
will be sold by the Habonim
youth group. Other re-
freshments will be avail-
able for sale from the Na-
tional Council of Synagogue
Youth, United Synagogue
Youth, Bnai Brith Youth




Organization and Michigan
State Temple Youth. .
Highlights of the "Step
Up to Israel" conference in-
clude a panel and work-
shops in the areas of travel,
volunteering, retirement
and aliya, in addition to
business and investment
opportunities; and audio-
visual presentation: "The
_Detroit Connection" of De-
troiters in Israel; a cere-
mony honoring Detroiters
who will be emigrating to
Israel; and a: keynote ad-
dress by an Israeli diplomat.
For information about the
conference and on reserving
a booth, call the Israel In-
formation and Resource
Center, 661-1948; or the Is-
rael Aliya Center, 661-
The conference is open to
the public free of charge.


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JNF Sabbath Is Saturday


Planning the Erev Chapter's Tu b'Shevat celebra-
tion, are, from left: Ilene Shapira, Miriam Newman,
Michelle Sturman, Pamela David, Micki Grossman
and Gail Wiener.
JNF Sabbath, which Tu b'Shevat is doubly joyous
links the Jewish National to the JNF, as many of the
Fund, Israel's sole land re- projects to be taken up have
clamation agency, with Tu been postponed since last
b'Shevat, Israel's Arbor spring due to the Lebanon
Day, will be observed in emergency."
synagogues and with a
Celebration of JNF
community-wide party Sabbath will culminate
Saturday, announces JNF with a party hosted by
President Jack Zwick.
Erev Chapter, Young
According to Zwick, "rab- Women of the Jewish Na-
bis will include in their tional Fund, at 8 p.m.
sermons for that day refer- Saturday . at Cong. Beth
ences to the Jewish Na- Achim. Entertaining will
tional Fund and the many be the Galai HaRuach
projects it has undertaken Dance Group and the
that has helped, and con- Shekinah Singers.
Wine and holiday fruits
tinues to help, in the
maintenance of the Holy will be served. Pam David is
Land. Tu b'Shevat marks president of Erev Chapter
the renewal of life in Israel and Donna Sklar is
and is a busy time for the president of JNF Young
Women. Admission to the 0
Jewish National Fund.
"It is in the springtime party is gained with the
that projects that have been purchase of a tree in Israel
on hold during the winter through the JNF.
For information or reser-
are resumed, and new proj-
vations, call the JNF, 557-
ects are begun. This year, 6644.


Dr. and Mrs. David M.
Levin of Southfield an-
nounce the engagement of
their daughter, Beth Le-
vin, to Mayer Michael
Eisenfeld, son of Dr. and
Mrs. Irwin Eisenfeld of Mt.
Clemens. Miss Levin
earned a Bachelor of Land-
scape Architecture degree
at Michigan State Univer-
sity and is a doctoral candi-
date in urban planning at
the University of Michigan.
Her fiance was graduate&
from Stanford University
and is a student in the Uni-
versity of Michigan Medical
School. A spring wedding is
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Weiss
of Livonia announce the
engagement of their daugh-
ter, Karen Weiss, to Brian
Reff, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert Reff of Northridge,
Calif. Miss Weiss was
graduated from the Hackley
Hospital School of Nursing
in Muskegon. Her fiance
was graduated from the
University of California. A
June wedding is planned.

* * *

Mr. and Mrs. Lenard
Gordon of Silver Spring,
Md., announce the engage-
ment of their daughter,
Marcia Gordon, to Jay
Nitzkin, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Donald Nitzkin of South-
field. Miss Gordon is a
sophomore at Northwestern
University Dental School.
Her fiance is a junior at the

dental school. A December
wedding is planned.
* * *
Mr. Donald Durocher and
Ms. Betty Durocher of Mon-
roe announce the engage-
ment of their daughter,
Lisa Marie Durocher, to
Sheldon L. Stone, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Stone of
Southfield. A June wedding
is planned.
** *
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick S.
Babbin of Troy announce
the engagement of their
daughter, Catherine Mar-
lene Babbin, to Dr. 4
Richard G. Trohman, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob R.
Trohman of Southfield. A
June wedding is planned.

Michigan Town
Bans KKK

A local chapter of the Ku
Klux Klan has been barred
from meeting in the public
library or other city-owned
buildings in this western
Michigan town.
Daniel Emery, head of the
local Klan branch, said the
city commission's action
was unconstitutional and
that he would contact KKK
officials in Georgia for ad-
vice. Emery's request for
the meeting followed a
campaign by the Klan to
remove several books the
Klan considers pornog-
raphic from the library's






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