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October 26, 1984 - Image 60

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-10-26

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Friday, October 26, 1984

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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LOCAL NEWS

.

Mandell Berman first recipient
of AJCommittee's Adler Award

*EXPECTANT PARENTS:
TAKE NOTE!

So You're Going to Be a Jewish Parent

• A Three Part Discussion Series
• For Expectant Parents and Parents of Newborns (0-12 months)
• Focusing on Birth Ceremonies (Brit, Pidyon Haben, Simchat
HaBat)
Creating a Jewish Environment for your Children
Parenting Skills and General Concerns of New Parents
• Featuring Rabbi Irwin Groner, Rabbi of Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Dr. Ralph Cash, Pediatrician and Columnist for the Detroit Free
Press
Dr. Gail Berkove, Ph.D., Family Therapist
• Not just for first-time parents- only.

MEET YOUNG AREA JEWISH PAIZENTS!
SHARE EXPERIENCES AND CONCERNS!!
GAIN SOME VALUABLE INFORMATION!!!
BEGINNING TUESDAY EVENING; November 13 at 7:30 P.M.

At Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 27375 Bell Road

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CONGREGATION SHAAREY ZEDEK

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ADULT STUDIES — CONGREGATION SHAAREY ZEDEK
27375 Bell Road, P.O. Box 2056, Southfield, MI 48086-2056

Community leader, Mandell
Berman, will be honored as the
inaugural recipient of the na-
tional American Jewish Commit-
tee's Cyrus Adler Distinguished
Jewish Community Service
Award at 'a dinner on Wednesday
at 6 p.m. at Cong. Shaarey Zedek.
Alan E. Schwartz will present a
tribute to Berman.
Berman has held a variety of
leadership positions in the Jewish
Welfare Federation and associ-
ated agencies. He was a co-
founder of what is now the Young
Adult Division, chaired the JWF
budget and planning division,
chaired the real estate division of
the Allied Jewish Campaign,
chaired city-wide studies on
Jewish education and has been a
member of the JWF executive
committee since 1956. He was
elected Federation president in
1972, an office he held until 1975.

Berman twice chaired the
executive committee and is the
current chairman of the endow-
ment committee of United Jewish
Charities. He won the Butzel
Award, the community's highest
honor, in 1978.
An officer of Cong. Shaarey
Zedek for 14 years, Berman was
building committee chairman of
the current synagogue building,
has been chairman of the Shaarey
Zedek Cemetery Board since
1978.

FOR WOMEN

CONGREGATION BETH ACHIM

through the sole patronage
of

Bar-Ilan women plan
fall breakfast

WILLIAM AND JUNE POPLACK

presents

AN OUTSTANDING MUSICAL EVENING

Thursday, November 8, 1984

AT 8:00 P M

featuring

CANTOR HAROLD ORBACH,
Temple Israel,
W. Bloomfield, MI

CANTOR MAX SHIMANSKY,
Cong. Beth Achim,
Southfield, MI

Sharon Hart

CANTOR BEN ZION MILLER,
Temple Beth el,
Brooklyn, N.Y.

COMMUNITY AT LARGE INVITED
NO CHARGE
Tickets must be obtained at synagogue office

George J. Rossman --- Louis Weber

CO-CHAIRMEN

Sharon Hart, president of the
American Women for Bar-Ilan
University, Detroit Chapter, has
announced that the fall Breakfast
With Bar-Ilan program will be
held on Nov. 8 at 9:30 a.m. in the
home of Linda Goldman.
The breakfast and following
program are complimentary for
members, and a small charge
which is applicable to dues, will be
levied to non-members.
The program will feature the
classical pianist Alexander Resin,
who arrived two years ago from
the Soviet Union. The morning's
featured speaker will be Sandy
Feldman, an active member of the
Jewish community who will dis-
cuss his recent visit to the Bar-
Ilan campus.
For information and reserva-
tions, call the Bar-Ilan office,
398-7180.

Mandell Berman

In the area of national Jewish
Education, Berman has been a
member of the board of the Jewish
Education Service of North
America (former American Asso-
ciation for Jewish Education)
since 1961. He is currently honor-
ary board chairman of JESNA,
first chairman of the Council of
Jewish Federations committee on
education, and a member of the
board of the Lown School at Bran-
deis University. He was awarded
the Boston Hebrew College Lown
Award in 1979.
He has been a board member of
the CJF since 1965, on the execu-
tive committee since 1980, was
co-chairman for CJF joint Hillel
operations and since 1982 has --
been chairman of the CJF long
range strategic planning commit-
tee. He is currently CJF vice
president-elect.
Berman also is a member of a
variety of organizations in the
general community.
Guest speaker at the dinner
will be Howard I. Friedman, na-
tional president of the American
Jewish Committee.
The local chapter of the Ameri-
can Jewish Committee founded
the American Jewish Committee
Polish-American Dialogue, now a
national program, with its annual
conference broadcast over Radio
Free Europe.
The chapter also created the
Detroit Women's Forum, a broad
based cross section of women in
the Greater Detroit area, who
meet regularly in the Butzel
Building. Other programs include
the Intermarriage and Singles
Project and various ecumenical
programs, such as the Ecumenical
Study Tour of Israel that was co-
sponsored by the Ecumenical In-
stitute for Jewish-Christian
Studies. .
For reservations, call the
American Jewish Committee
office, 965-3353, by Monday.

Awarded doctorate

Adele Weiss of Dublin, Ohio,
daughter of Leo and Pauline
Weiss of Southfield, received her
Ph.D. degree last week from Ohio
State University.
Dr. Weiss' dissertation was
entitled, "Mildly Handicapped
Teacher Training and Applied
Behavioral Research."

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