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July 19, 1985 - Image 14

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-07-19

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TRIBUTE TO

EXCELLENCE

The Michigan
Jewish Sports Hall
of Fame will
provide collective
recognition for
champions past
and present,

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to help finance the Maccabiah

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Principals in the formation of
the Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of
Fame (WHIM are Alvin Poen who
will serve as president; Mickey
leiehman, executive director; Bill
Jacobs, Bob Steinberg and Myron
Milgrom, vice presidents; Seymour
Brod°, treasurer; and television
sports personality Al Ackerman, sec.
rotary,
Poen first conceived the idea of
a Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of
Fame about three years ago, He cone
touted Nick Kerhawy, commissioner
of the Michigan Sports Hall of Paine

for advice,

?eon says Korbawy suggested
he talk to Joseph Shaman, chair•
man of the International MP, at
the Wingate Institute in Natanya,

Israel,
"I was always very interested in

Center, they rolled it over for dead a
number of times, but now, of course,

we're really in it,"

There are several states with
Jewish sports halls, "But we didn't
find this out until wo started to get
involved," Foon interjects, Unlike
the others, Peon says, the Michigan
hall will pattern its fundraising
methods after the International
Hall, Specifically, those who donate
$1,000 will be "foundere" and have
their names listed on a bronze
plaque at the Jewish Community
Center adjacent to the inductees'
plaques, Also, there will be
"patrons" who donate $1500, The do.
nations will be tax deductible,
"I think that every ethnicgroup
has a curtain amount of pride in the
accomplishments of their own and I
applaud the efforts of those who are
establishing a Michigan Jewish Sports
Hall of Fame," says sports director of

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