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The Detroit Jewish News, 1983-10-14

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Kosher Food for Elderly Funded at JCC Morris Branch

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Dr. Conrad L. Giles, chairman of the Jewish Welfare Federation's
Task Force on Community-Based Services for the Non-Institutionalized
Elderly, has announced that the Jewish community has received signific-
ant funding from the Area Agency on Aging 1-B for the 1983-1984 fiscal
year.
A kosher nutrition program will begin Monday at the Jewish Com-
munity Center-Jimmy Prentis Morris Branch in Oak Park. It will provide
80 lunches a day, Monday through Friday, for Jewish persons age 60 and
over.
Donations for the lunches are accepted, but not required, and all funds
-are returned to the program to provide more meals.
The meal program at the Jewish Community Center represents
the cooperation between public and private sectors in Oak Park,
according to Mayor Charlotte Rothstein.
"The availability of kosher meals at the Jewish Community Center

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will supplement the current meal program at the Oak Park Community
Center," she said. "It will also create an opportunity to more appropriately
serve a segment of the elderly Jewish community in settings which offer
the option of individual choice."
The Area Agency on Aging 1-B, under the direction of Sandra Re-
rninga, is charged with the responsibility of allocating Federal monies
received from the Older Americans Act; and State appropriated funds
received from the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging to a six-county
area. The Oakland-Livingston Human Services Agency is the contractor
for the Area Agency on Aging 1-B nutrition program.
Other Federation programs which won funding from the Area
Agency on Aging are a grant to the Jewish Family Service which
will provide additional homemaker and social work staff to work
with aged clients, and a program developer and outreach worker
(Continued on Page 8)

DR. CONRAD GILES

An Appeal
to the Youth
Not to Separate
from the Community

THE JEWISH NEWS

of Jewish Events

A Weekly Review

Editorial, Page 4

Commentary, Page 2

Copyright © The Jewish News Publishing Co.

VOL. LXXXIV, No. 7

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October 14, 1983

Econoy Hits New Coalition,
May Cause a Cabinet Shuffle

ministers who approved it have had second thoughts.
According to the plan, the bank shares backed by the government would
revert to the value they had on Oct. 6, before the latest series of devaluations of
the shekel. They would be linked to the U.S. dollar and investors who hold them
for five years could redeem them at the Oct. .6 price plus three percent annual
interest.
Economists warned Wednesday that this would mean the payment of 140
billion shekels ($1.7 billion) to holders of bank shares, with serious effects on the
wildly-inflationary economy.
Demands that the plan be canceled or modified were heard at a
stormy session of the Knesset Finance Committee on Wednesday and
prospects that it will be approved by the Knesset-seem dim.
The bank shares collapsed because holders were cashing them in a pell-mell
rush to buy dollars and other foreign currencies when sharp devaluation of the
shekel appeared imminent.
Trading in bank shares was
immediately suspended. The Tel
Aviv Stock Exchange remained
Senator Lowell Weicker (R-Conn.) will be the keynote
closed Wednesday for the fourth
speaker when the United Jewish Appeal East Central-
consecutive day. Exchange
Midwest Leadership Conference meets in Southfield next
sources indicated that trading will
weekend at the Michigan Inn.
not be resumed before next week,
More than 400 Jewish communal
by which time, it is hoped, the
leaders from the 11-state region will
issue of bank shares will have
meet at the Michigan Inn, Oct. 21-23.
been settled, one way or the other.
They will discuss challenges facing
the American Jewish community,
Meanwhile, Tuesday's panic
Israel/Diaspora relations and the
buying abated. Householders who
plight of Jews in distressed areas.
jammed markets to fill their lar-
A regional Women's Division
ders before the 50 percent price
$5,000 champagne/tea reception is set
hikes decreed by the government
for Oct. 21 at the home of Carolyn

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Premier Yitzhak Shamir's two-day old coalition
Cabinet was embroiled in an internal dispute Wednesday over the wisdom of its
earlier decision to shore up sagging commercial bank shares in order to protect
tens of thousands of investors who stand to lose heavily after the value of the
shares collapsed over the weekend.
The decision was taken despite strenuous opposition by Finance Minister
Yoram Aridor in the early hours of Tuesday morning,who, rumors said, might
be replaced by former Defense Minister Ezer Weizman. The ministers were
fatigued after an all-night marathon session dealing with the economic crisis.
They yielded- to the arguments of Agudat Israel MK Avraham Shap-
iro, chairman of the Bank of Israel's advisory board, who, in a dramatic 4
a.m. appearance, insisted that government intervention was in the na-
tional interest.
But leading economists within and outside the Treasury are now warning
that the measure wilkdefeat attempts to deal with the economic crisis and many

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(Continued on Page 11)

Jewish Panorama at Book Fair

The 32nd annual Jewish Book Fair, in which the Jewish
Community Center, as its major sponsor, enrolls three score of
cooperating organizations, will be an occasion for historical
review of Jewish experiences, on the current as well as global
and traditional bases.
'Every aspect of Jewish history will be covered by the 24
eminent authors of current best sellers who will appear on the
programs commencing with the opening night, Nov. 12, and
continuing through Nov. 20.
Rita Rochlen and- Delores Silverstein have been an-
nounced as this year's over-all chairmen of the Jewish Book
Fair and its administering committee representing the many
participating organizations.
Detroit's Jewish Book Fair is believed to be the
largest of its kind in the country. All types of Judaic
books are displayed and sold, including children's
novels, travel, art, music, history and philosophy, in
hard and soft cover.
(Continued on Page 8)

Delores Silverstein, Rita Rochlen

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