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schedule of services
Wednesday, September 26
Thursday, September 27
Friday, September 28
Friday, October 5 (KOL NIDRE)
Saturday, October 6
Saturday, October 6 (YIZKOR)
We invite your membership and wish you a Happy and Joyous New Year
NOAH M. GAMZE
ISRAEL I. IDELSOHN
CONG. BNAI ISRAEL
of West Bloomfield
Invites You To Attend
HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICES
Rabbi Philip Blachorsky
Cantor Melvyn Rose
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12:00 Midnight Services
1 1:00 P.M. Social Hour
Sept. 22, 1984
Selihot, the penitential prayers
recited in advance of Rosh
Hashanah, will be recited on Sept.
22 by Jews locally and around the
Temple Israel will have a
weekend featuring Dr. Lawrence
A. Hoffman, newly-appointed
dean of the School of Sacred
He will deliver a series of three
lectures on the subject "A New
Year's View of 5745: Looking Pos-
itively at Tomorrow."
Sponsored by the Dr. Robert B.
Goldberg Memorial Fund of Tem-
ple Israel, the series will begin
with an address at Sabbath serv-
ices at 8 p.m. Sept. 21 when Dr.
Hoffman will speak on "Ap-
proaching a Golden Age for
At the 11 a.m. service on Sept.
22, Dr. Hoffman will speak on
"The Third Great Age of Ameri-
can Jewish Life: Going from
Truth to Art." Following the serv-
ice, there will be an invitation-
only luncheon, at which Dr.
Hoffman will continue the discus-
Finally, at a pre-Selihot lec-
ture, at 9 p.m. Sept. 22, Dr.
Hoffman will conclude the series
by speaking on "Searching for
God in West Bloomfield, Mich."
The program will be followed by
a social hour and refreshments.
The Selihot service will then
begin at 11 p.m., and will offer
traditional prayers of repentence
that will usher in the High Holy
In addition to serving_ as the
head of the Reform movement's
school of cantors, Dr. Hoffman is
professor of liturgy and related
literature at the Hebrew Union
College-Jewish Institute of reli-
Born in Canada, he received his
undergraduate degree from the
University of Toronto, and in
1969 was ordained a rabbi at
He was a student rabbi at Tem-
ple Beth Or of the Deaf in New
York, where he pioneered in the
development of sign language ex-
pressive of Jewish concepts.
Dr. Hoffman is the author of
many articles and five books, the
most recent being The Canoniza-
tion of the Synagogue Service.
He is active in the liturgical re-
Dr. Lawrence Hoffman
naissance of the Reform move-
ment, and has composed Gates of
Understanding, a two volume
companion work to the daily and
Sabbath prayerbook and the High
Holy Day prayerbook.
Dr. Hoffman travels widely,
and has been a visiting lecturer in
liturgy at Notre Dame and the
Jewish Theological Seminary.
The series that Dr. Hoffman is
presenting is open to the public
with the exception of the Satur-
The Goldberg Fund, which
sponsors the series, is named for
Dr. Robert B. Goldberg, a confir-
mand and graduate of Temple Is-
At Cong. Shaarey Zedek, the
Selihot service which ushers in
the High Holyday season will be
held Sept. 22 at 9:15 p.m., pre-
ceded by a showing of the film
Kaddish will be shown at 9:15
p.m. in Adler Hall and will be fol-
lowed by a coffee hour. At 11:30
p.m. the congregation will ad-
journ to the main sanctuary
where Selihot services will be
conducted by Rabbis Irwin Groner
and Kenneth Cohen. Cantor
Chaim Najman will chant the
liturgy assisted by the synagogue
choir, under the direction of
Eugene Zweig. Both the film and
the service are open to the com-
munity at no charge.
At Young Israel of Oak-Woods,
Selihot services will be held fol-
lowing Rabbi James I. Gordon's
message at 12:40 a.m. At mid-
night, there will be a coffee hour
in the Berris meeting room.
Financial planning series set
by Temple Beth El affiliates
The Temple Beth El Sisterhood,
Men's Club and Married Group
will sponsor a three-part series,
"How to Avoid the Biggest Mis-
takes People Make With Their
Money," featuring Audrey Pearl,
CFP, at 10 a.m. Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 16 and 10 a.m. Nov. 4 at the
Ms. Pearl, president of Pearl
Advisory Corp. and Audrey Pearl,
CFP, Inc., both of Southfield, is
the first woman to attain the Cer-
tified Financial Planner designa-
tion in the state of Michigan.
Her talk will include such
topics as: understanding your
money and what it must do for
you; the economy, where we are,
where do we think we are going;
and tax strategies for the '80s.
The sessions are free of charge
and open to all Temple Beth El
members and their guests. Call
Saralyn Balan, 851-2777, for
at B'nai David
Cantor Abraham Veroba will
again serve as guest cantor for
High Holy Day services at Cong.
Cantor Veroba studied haz-