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September 28, 1984 - Image 84

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-09-28

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36B, Friday, September 28, 1984

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

EA R

R EV I E

MAKING HISTORY, Democrat Walter Mondale chose the first woman vice presidential

candidate, Geraldine Ferraro, to join his ticket. The Democrats face an uphill battle in the
November election.

in the Knesset . . . Finance Minister Yoram Aridor
resigns over the furor created by his secret "dol-
larization" plan. Inflation escalates as Yigal
Cohen-Orgad becomes the new Finance Minister,
vowing to cut the standard of living and curb the
groWing foreign debt . . . Leaders of Lebanon's
warring factions travel to Geneva for a reconcilia-
tion conference . . . Teddy Kollek is re-elected
mayor of Jerusalem . . . Meeting in Jerusalem, the
Jewish Agency's Board of Governors votes to oust
Raphael Kotlowitz, the controversial chairman of
the Aliyah Department . . . Jewish Community
Council Executive Director Alvin Kushner wins
tributes at communal dinner . . . Newsman Ber-
nard Kalb addresses Shaare Zedek Hospital
Friends dinner . . . Jewish Community Founda-
tion named for Max M. Fisher . . . Controversy
brews over University of Michigan's beginning of
classes on Rosh Hashanah . . . Women's Bicur
Cholem Organization celebrates 50th anniversary
. . . United Jewish Appeal East Central-Midwest
Leadership Conference meets in Detroit . . . B'nai
B'rith honors General Motors chairman Roger
Smith . . . Royal Oak couple receives Righteous
Gentile Award from Yad Vashem . . . Kosher nut-
rition program for elderly begins at Jewish Center
Morris Branch . . . Jack Zwick re-elected Detroit
Jewish National Fund president . . . Dr. Arnold
Zuroff is Detroit Friends of Yeshiva University
honoree . . . Peter Alter is elected president of the
Michigan Regional Advisory Board of the Anti-
Defamation League . . . Cong. B'nai David's.
longtime Cantor Hyman Adler honored at tes-
timonial dinner . . . Holocaust Memorial Center
kicks off membership drive . . . Joel Tauber elected
Federation president . . . Philanthropist Abraham
J. Cutler dies . . . President Reagan names Robert
McFarlane as his National Security Adviser.
McFarlane replaces William Clark, who was ap-
pointed Secretary of the Interior . . . The Soviet
Union sentences Soviet Jewish activist Iosif
Begun to seven years imprisonment followed by
five years of internal exile. on charges of "anti-
Soviet" activities . . . In a vote that ends years of
controversy, the faculty of the Jewish Theological
Seminary agrees to ordain women as Conservative
rabbis . . . A terrorist on a suicide mission suc-
cessfully explodes a bomb-laden truck inside the
Marine camp in Beirut, killing close to 300
Marines. The U.S. announces that a high-level
delegation is being dispatched to Israel to review
the situation in Lebanon.

NOVEMBER

PRESIDENT REAGAN kept

the Mideast off his cam-
paign speaking agenda, but
seemed to have good
reason to be smiling, bas-
ed on polls predicting his
re-election.

HART ATTACKED front-runner Mondale in the

Democratic primaries and for awhile it worked. The sur-
prise of the campaign, Sen. Gary Hart stayed in the race
until the bitter end while early favorites like John Glenn
faded fast.

The Israel presence in Lebanon suffers a
major war disaster when 60 Israeli soldiers and
civilians are killed in Tyre as the result of a truck
bomb terrorist attack . . . In northern Lebanon, a
mini-war erupts between followers of PLO chief
Yasir Arafat and a PLO splinter group backed by
Syrian forces. Besieged in Tripoli, Arafat is forced
again to flee Lebanon, this time under the shelter
of the American and French navies . . . Jewish
Community Center hosts 32nd annual Jewish
Book Fair . . . Israel Bonds fashion show comes to
Detroit ... Actress Kitty Carlisle addresses Na-
tional Council of Jewish Women luncheon .

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