100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library at bentley.ref@umich.edu

April 01, 1983 - Image 19

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1983-04-01

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, April 1, 1983 19

Special Children at United Hebrew Schools Celebrate Passover

Twenty-three children
enrolled in the special edu-
cation class at the United
Hebrew Schools recently
held a model Seder at Cong.
Bnai David. Educational
consultant Rochelle Millen
explained that there are two
classes of children with var-
ious disabilities. One class
handles reading problems,"
she said. The other class has
children with handicaps
ranging from cerebral palsy.
and Down's Syndrome to
visual impairities a nd emo-
tional handicaps.
Currently funded by a
grant from the Norman and
Rose Shulevitz Fund, the
UHS. program is a chance
for handicapped children to
learn about their heritage.
Teachers Sarah Kahn,
Bayla Landsman, Sonia
Lipenholtz and Arlene
Millman aided b Malka

blessings for the Torah
and read their Maftir."
He stressed that teacher
patience and interest is "a
must for a program like
this. It's the only way these
children can learn."
Throughout the Seder,
Rabbi Zentman pointed out
to the parents and guests
that the children were not
reciting from memory the
prayers that they were
laboring over. "This is ac-
tual reading," he said. •
As Rabbi Zentman stood
by, Karen Bernstein quietly
recited the prayer over the
candles. Cousin Robbie and
Aaron Zelickman gave their,
own interpretation of the
story of the Exodus and
joined Brian Singer in an
original song about the
event, leading classmates
and guests through the

_

553-7111

LaSalle

BODY SE111114

BUMPING & PAINTING

.

All work

-•

Free Estimates

Reliable and Experienced since 1930
on all makes of cars

28829 Orchard Lake Rd
12 & 13 Mile
Farmington Hills, MI. 48018
Max Fleischer

.

The Midrasha College of
Jewish Studies presents its

Rabbi Abraham Zentman assists Karen Bernstein
in lighting the candles during United Hebrew
Schools' model Seder for special education students.
Gordon, work with the chil- although not clearly visi-
dren one to two days a week, ble, made it impossible
teaching Hebrew reading for him to be placed in a
and writing and religious regular Hebrew class,"
background in individual said his mother. Now in
and group environments. his second year of the
The program was first program, Jason has
funded through a Jewish learned to read Hebrew
just like his two brothers
Welfare Federation grant.
Jason Bronstein is one of who attend regular He-
the children who was un- brew classes.
able to learn about his
Jason, as well as the other
Judaism in a class structure boys in his class, learn to
until a few years ago.
read and write Hebrew from
"Jason has severe Rabbi Abraham Zentman.
motor disabilities that, Zentman began teaching 47
years ago and was a faculty
member and principal of
various United Hebrew
School branches until his
retirement two years ago.
Prior to joining thespecial
education staff, he was
principal for Beth Achim's
Hebrew school.
"I've worked with handi-
capped children all my life,"
he said. "It's quite an ac-
complishment for them to
read Hebrew."
In addition to teaching.
_ Hebrew, Rabbi Zentman
helps those boys who are of
age prepare for their Bar
SHEL ROTT
Mitzva.
"We work in small
groups," the rabbi said.
255-1599
"The boys can recite the

.

ESIGN-IT

Custom Laminated Furniture.

Residential & Commercial

Graphic Wall Design

KEITH SCHARE

Designer

569-2462 543-0203

VICKIE CARROLL

Music at its best

354-0770

sister Rosalyn looked on.
Music teacher Sonia
Lipenholtz played her
guitar during the Seder
meal and the children and
their parents sang the holi-
day songs.

Haggada.
Zevi Bricker was an-
other of the participants.
Zevi, a visually-impaired
student, recited the bless-
ing over the karpas with
his father Joshua, as his

7

th Annual

Mina and
Theodore Bargman

Memorial Lecture Series

ISRAEL IN THE ARAB WORLD

Wednesdays • April 6, 13 and 20, 1983

Topic: "The Arab Mind - Religious, Cultural
and Social Development"

Date: Wednesday, April 6, 1983418:00 p,

Professor Abraham L. Udovitch,
Chairman, Department of Near Eastern Studies.
Princeton University, New Jersey.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT NO CHARGE
Where: United Hebrew Schools LaMed Auditorium

21550 West Twelve Mile Road • Southfield

352-7117 or 354-1050

BARGMAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

Dr. Irving Panush — Chairperson

Dr, Joseph Epel — Co-Chairperson

7ir

.a%Z.

e

.

.4

'"



e 4

444-'4 4,S#41i •

f-.'



4 4 '4

Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan