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March 30, 1984 - Image 78

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-03-30

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Friday, March 30, 1984

Chug Aliyah,
APAI to meet

Lisa Preiss, overseas
liaison for Ainericans and
Canadians in Israel in
Jerusalem, will address a
joint meeting of the Asso-
ciation of Parents of Ameri-
can Israelis and the Chug
Aliyah at 7 p.m. Thursday
at the Jimmy Prentis Mor-
ris Branch of the Jewish
Community Center.


Prof. Shamir to occupy
Weizmann U. Borman chair

Israeli-born scientist,
Prof. Adi Shamir, will be-
come the first incumbent of
the Paul and Marlene Bor-
man Professorial Chair in
Applied Mathematics at the
Weizmann Institute of Sci-
ence in Rehovot, Israel.

Ms. Preiss will speak on
"The First • Year's Adjust-
ments" and "How to Cope in

A graduate of Barnard
College, Ms. Preiss made
aliya in 1982. Since that
time she has worked with
hometown groups and as-
sisted students in obtaining
summer jobs in Israel
through the NAAM sum-
mer internship program.
The public is invitwl.

Prof. Shamir

In the U.S., the 31-year-
old computer science expert
has been involved in a
competition between Stan-
ford computer scientists and
Massachusetts Institute of
In 1977, a team at each
university had devised a
secret code to protect com-
puters from electronic in-
truders by scrambling and
unscrambling the data in a
complex fashion. Each team
offered a prize to the first
mathematician who could
crack its code, and Shamir
took the prize.
Prof. Shamir will attend
the tribute dinner to the
Bormans which will be held
May 1 at the Hyatt Regency
Dearborn, under the au-
spices of the Weizmann In-
stitute's Detroit afiliate.


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Youth News

dal Tzion will attend a
regional convention April
6-8 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Youth who wish to par-
ticipate in the main
sanctuary service on April
21 should call Youth Direc-
tor Marc Ankerman, 851-
Shabat services are held
at 10 a.m. Saturdays for
youth of all ages.

* * *

United Synagogue Youth
will conduct their second
annual paper drive fund-
raiser 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday
at the synagogue.
Kochavim (grades two -
four) will go to the Abbey
Road Arcade Sunday, meet-
ing at the synagogue at 1:30
p.m. There is a cover charge.
B'nai Mazal (grades five
and six) will host an event
entitled "Heritage Fever"
on April 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the
youth lounge. Participants
will be able to explore their
Jewish roots by creating
their own family tree. There
will be an admission fee to
cover cost of materials. For
reservations, call adviser
Linda Ankerman, 546-
5797, by Thursday.
Kadima (grades seven
and eight) will go swim-
ming at the Jewish Com-
munity Center on April 8,
meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the
synagogue. There is a
charge. For reservations by
Wednesday, call adviser
Laurie Borenstein, 354-
Shabbat youth services

are held every Saturday at
10 a.m.

* * *

Congregation and Story
Hour will have a Shabbat
luncheon Saturday follow-
ing services. For reserva-
tions by 4 p.m. today, call
the youth hotline, 557-8325.
Admission is free.

Masada (grades six-
eight) will attend the musi-
cal laser show, "Star
Struck," Sunday at the
Cranbrook Planetarium,
meeting in the youth lounge
at 1:30 p.m. There is a
charge. For reservations by


4 p.m. today, call the youth
Talit and Tefilin Club, for
boys age 13 and older, will
meet at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Following services and
breakfast, the group will go
bowling or play softball.
A trip to the Shrine Cir-
cus is planned for April 8.
Reservations are due by
Wednesday. There is a
charge. Discounts will be
given to Junion Congrega-
tion participants.
Junior Congregation and
Story Hour (ages 4-12) meet
at 10 a.m. every Shabbat.
For information on B'nai
David youth events, call the
youth hotline.

BBYO Activities

Yachad BBG, Windsor,
will hold its annual fashion
show at 7:30 p.ni. Sunday at
the Caboto Club, 2175 Par-
ent St., Windsor. There is an
admission charge, and re-
freshments will be served. A
chartered bus will be avail-
able at no charge for any
AZA or BBG member wish-
ing to attend. The bus will
leave the BBYO office at
6:30 p.m. Marla Lyons, ad-
viser to Yachad BBG, will
be in charge of program
The AZA Basketball
League will meetSunday at
Oakland Community Col-
lege, Orchard Ridge cam-
pus. At noon, Herzl AZA
plays Jolson AZA; at 1 p.m.
L'Chaim AZA plays Rose
AZA and Brandeis AZA
plays Samson AZA.
At 2 p.m. the league all-
May wedding
star game will be played.
for couple
Among the players are: Rob
Udman and Bill Narens,
Wallenberg AZA; Mike
Klinger and Rob Ellenstein,
Jolson AZA; Eric Wein and
Andy Brenner, Brandeis
AZA; Jon Aaron and Geoff
Kretchmer, Rose AZA; Jon
Goldberg and Jon Golds-
tein, Beber AZA; Steve
Glaser and Mark Burk,
Herzl AZA; Josh Charlip
and Rick Schatz, Goode
AZA; Alan Taylor and Eric
Kahn, Akiba AZA; and Vic
Uzansky and Coleman Bre-
ger, L'Chaim AZA.
Applications for coor-
dinator of the upcoming
Miss Baughman
Council installations on
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. June 20 are due at the next
Baughman of Dearborn an- AZA and BBG Council
nounce the engagement of meetings, which will be
their daughter, Sharon Pat- held 7 p.m. Monday and
ricia, to Dr. Mark Robert Thursday, respectively, at
Hoff, son of Mr. and Mrs. the B'nai B'rith Building.
Morris M. Hoff of South- Interview and selection will
take place at the Council
Miss Baughman earned a executive board meetings
B.A. degree from the Uni- the following week.
versity of Michigan, pur-
BBYO will sponsor a trip
sued graduate studies in to visit the Wayne State
psychology at U-M and' University Hillel Founda-
earned a Master of Social tion on April 11. The pro-
Work degree at Wayne gram is open to all AZA and
State University.
BBG juniors and seniors
Her fiance earned a and will include a tour of
Bachelor of General Studies campus, information on
degree at U-M and was Jewish life on campus, and a
graduated from the U-M kosher Lunch with active
Medical School. He interned Hillel members. A char-
at William Beaumont Hos- tered bus will leave the
BBYO office at 9:30 a.m. A
A May wedding is refundable reservation de-
posit is necessary. For in-

formation, call Harold Sil-
verman, 557-3188; or Staci
singer, 661-0902.
The AZA Council and
Pisgah Lodge of B'nai B'rith
will co-sponsor the sixth
annual AZA-Pisgah bowl-
ing tournament for AZA
seniors at 1 p.m. May 6 at
Hartfield Lanes, Berkley.
The program will include
three gdmes of bowling,
lunch and awards. There is
no charge, but a refundable
deposit is :necessary with
each application. Deadline
is April 20. For information,
contact Grant Greenberg,
BBYO announces the ap-
pointment of Rebecca
Greenbaum as adviser to
Masada BBG. Several vol-
untary adviser positions are
open for groups in South-
field and Hungtington
Woods. To volunteer, con-
tact the BBYO office, 552-

Seek information
on gravesite

Information is being
sought on the burial place of
Fleurette Despres Kahn,
who died around 1877.
Fleurette and her hus-
band, Nathan Kahn, lived
in Niles, Mich., around
1858; about two years later
they moved to Constantine,
Mich., where it is assumed
Fleurette died. Nathan,
who operated a small gen-
eral store, lived in Constan-
tine until about 1915.
Fleurette's brother, Leon
Mathis Despres, a stone
mason, came from France to
Hagerstown, Md., and then
moved to Niles.
Anyone with information
on Fluerette's burial place
should contact Leon M. De-
spres, 77 W. Washington
St., Chicago, Ill. 60602-
2985; (312) 372-2511.

Wins scholarship

Ronald S. Lederman, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Martin J.
Lederman of Southfield, re-
ceived the 1984 Edward H.
Rakow scholarship for
scholastic achievement pre-
sented by the Federal Bar
Association. He is a
second-year student at the
University of Detroit School
of Law.

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