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September 13, 1985 - Image 45

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-09-13

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS Friday, September 13, 1985 47

YEAR IN REVIEW 5745 YEAR IN REVIEW

Continued from Page 45

By Craig Terkowi tz

October

PERCY'S DEFEAT was
heralded by Jewish lobbyists
as one of their greatest
political victories. With
Charles Percy (above) off For-
eign Relations and out of the
Senate, Illinois' William
Simon (below) is building on
his Democratic following.

MARSHALL BREGER, the Administration's Jewish
liaison, came under intense criticism for his role in defending
the President over Bitburg.

King Hussein rejects Israel's offer for
pleace talks . . . Israeli Defense Minister
Yitzhak Rabin begins discussions on Israel's
withdawal from Lebanon . . . Abba Eban
hosts PBS's most ambitious TV series, Heri-
tage: Civilization and the Jews ... Former
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
has successful prostate surgery ... U.S. De-
fense Minister Caspar Weinberger plans to
visit Israel soon . . . The Allied Jewish
Campaign holds its annual opening meeting
and raises $7 million .. . Gov. Blanchard
receives JNF's "Tree of Life" award .. .
Detroit-based Nazi supporters stage a
peaceful demonstration in Lansing . .. The
Jewish Community Center and Jewish
organizations sponsor the 33rd annual Book
Fair . . . The Holocaust Memorial Center
opens to the public . . . An Arab and a Jew
oppose each other for 48th District Court
seat . . . Racial slurs and swastikas appear
on the walls of the Livonia Jewish Congre-
gation ... Jewish News Editor Gary
Rosenblatt wins 1984 Smolar Award for
Excellence in North American Jewish
Journalism in Public Affairs ... The Jewish
Welfare Federation honors Samuel Frankel
with the Butzel Award . . . National Con-
ference of Christians and Jews condemns
religious issues in an anti-Rep. Howard
Wolpe campaign ... The American Jewish
Committee awards Mandell Berman its first
Cyrus Adler Distinguished Jewish Commu-
nity Service Award . . . Temple Beth El's
Rabbi Emeritus Richard C. Hertz is hon-
ored by Israel Histadrui Campaign of Met-
ropolitan Detroit ... Detroit-born pianist
David Syme perforfris at Balfour Celebra-
tion .

November

The only Macomb County synagogue,
Beth Tephilath Moses in Mt. Clemens, is
robbed ... Liv Ullman speaks for the Allied
Jewish Campaign ... Carl Levin defeats
Jack Lousma for a U.S. Senate seat .. .
Howard Wolpe retains his House seat ...
JNF elects Franklin J. Ellias president .. .
Sister Ann Gillen addresses the Interfaith
Plea for Soviet Jewry ... Judge Anna Diggs
Taylor tells the City of Birmingham it
cannot put a nativity scene in front of -city
hall ... Israel and Lebanon begin talks on
Israeli pullout ... Reagan crushes Mondale
in Presidential election, despite American
Jewish support for the Democrat. In other
.key races, Percy is defeated in Illinois,
Helms wins in North Carolina and Clarence

NEW LEADER IN MOSCOW, Mikhail Gorbachev is seen
as more modern than his Kremlin predecessors but just as
tough in terms of policy.

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