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August 24, 1984 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-08-24

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A lasting link with Israel

Your Child Deserves.The Basil

25 Years of Fine Dance Instruction


"This year has been far
more than an accumulation
of courses and credits," Is-
rael's President Chaim
. OW special
A /With mra look into "Wail litited *cocotte **
Herzog told his audience at
dance ear In jszr and tep WO* conditioning program that
a special gathering of stu-
make* physical fitness fun 41 rewardig/
dents from the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem's
Oar New 1984 Program Includes:
Rothberg School for Over-
• Preschool Clams * Balletior al egos
seas Students.
" *kit tap, Jazz Mreemlas &Tappan:1m
As final exams ap-
proached and students on
the school's one-year pro-
31025 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills
gram prepared to return
home, they attended a day-
long seminar on Israeli af-
fairs, to which the president Students from abroad pursue Jewish studies at Israeli
welcomed them as the institutions of higher, Panting
keynote speaker.
The day, held at the uni- 'where she studies political "Confronting anti-Israeli
versity's Givat Ram cam- science, "at least I'll he able propaganda," said 21-year-
pus, was called "Hakesher," to support Israel in a knowl- old Orna Meyers of
Hebrew for "connection." edgeable way, or know Livingston, N.J., "pin-
Organized by the Rothberg where to get the answers," pointed what I've learned."
Orna has studied the
School's Office of Student she said.
Activities, which ran • The day included work- sOcioIogy of Israel, the his-
topical workshops all year, shops on Women in Israel, torical geography of
the day provided an oppor- Arab Rights in Israel, The Jerusalem, and Hebrew at

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tunity for students to re- Jews of Ethiopia, and the the Rothberg School this
view what they have ab- Social Impact of the War in year. Atziz stressed, too,
• One line correction memory
sorbed by living and study- Lebanon. At this last work- that the students return
• Triple pitch, daisy wheel
ing in Israel for a year. The shop, a Likud supporter and home as semi-experts.
program also sought to pre- a representative of Peace "You're here now, you can .
• Auto underscore,
pare students for their role Now debated whether the check out the facts for-your-
as "informed sources" about Israel citizens have grown selves," he said."Then you
• Built-in centronics parallel
Israel upon their return to cynical and despondent in can, knowledgeably refute
• Computer printer interface
college campuses back light of the controversial false claims when you go
conflict in the north. At the back home and biased films
Retail 5669.
"It made the student feel sessions on the Jews of are screened on campus."
very important," said 21- Ethiopia, students learned
Even before they return
year-old Arlyn Goodman of about the difficulties these home, however, the stu-
Columbus, Ohio. "I never newcomers face in trying to dents had a chance to hone
really thought of myself as become integrated into Is- their skills of skepticism. A
very knowledgeable, but rael society, and spoke with panel consisting of Time
I've been here more than a an Ethiopian immigrant.
magazine correspondent
After the first series of 'Robert Slater, Canadian TV
year, read the newspaper,
and today's speakers made workshops, students ate reporter Martin Himmel,
me feel I really do know picnic lunches and joined in and Israel Governnient
Israeli folk dances. Many Press Office Director Mor-
what's going on."
Whether or not she will toured the information ton Dolinsky fielded ques-
actually engage in Jewish desks set up by various • tions on the media and Is-
16893 Schaefer, Detroit • 342-7800 • Save up to 70% •
or Israel activities back at organizations, picking up rael.
the University of Michigan brochures on everything
"Why was your June 1982
from Soviet Jews to volun- cover story titled "Israel's
teer programs.
Blitz?" demanded one stu-
"I don't think it's possible dent of the Time reporter.
to sum up the year in one ("Our editors were thinking
day," noted Connie Irving, a of American football," he
one-year program student replied.) Others questioned I .
from Winston Salem, N.C., picture selection story
"but it's very useful to have selection, the amount of
all the information in one coverage Igrael gets, and
place." Hakesher, she said why the country seemingly
was an abbreviated reply to fails at public relations.
students going home with
After such a rigordis day,
the question: "What can I do the grand finale was even
to stay connected with all more appreciated. Shlemo
Artzi, one of the top record-
That, said 21-year-old ing artists in Israel, came
Elaine Sapiro from Man- out on stage, welcomed the
hattan, one of Hakesher's students, tuned his guitar,
coordinators, .is, exactly and without further ado
what the students who sang songs of love, children,
planned the day hid in war and peace and the coun-
mind. "What do we get from try his audience has come to
this? Ideas of how to become know.
involved when we go home,"
she said.
WSU prof cited
To this end, the "how to"
workshops after lunch pre-
Bernard Mandelbaum,
sented a guide to interna- associate professor of
tional Jewish organiza- obstetrics and gynecology at
tions. Students also learned the Wayne State University
to make •flyer, prepare an School of Medicine, has
event, and write a pithy let- been named a recipient of
ter to the editor.
the.1984 President's Award
For many, the highlight for Excellence in Teaching.
6901. Orchard Lake Rd.
of the day was the.screening
Prof. Mandelbaum, a na-
On the Boardwalk
of a documentary film, and tive of Havana, Cuba, has
W. Bloomfield
the discussion which fol- been a member of the WSU
lowed, led by. Chaim Atziz. faculty, since 1r964. ,
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