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September 13, 1985 - Image 47

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-09-13

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THE yV; 119IT JEWISH NEWS Friday,. Seirviper,13,19ยง5

YEAR IN REVIEW 5745 YEAR IN REVIEW

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MACCABIAH WINNER
Natalie Greenspan brought
two silver medals home to
Birmingham from the Jewish
Olympics in Israel.

PRECIOUS LEGACY exhibit made a successful spring
stop at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Long is defeated by Helen Bentley in Mary-
land's Second District. . . . Secretary of
State Shultz pledges to continue pressuring
Soviets about Jews, but emigration remains
at almost a complete halt . . . Both sides
claim victory in settlement of Vanessa Red-
grave's suit against the Boston Symphony
Orchestra . . . $50 million libel suit brought
by Israeli General Ariel Sharon against
Time magazine begins in Manhattan . . .
nual General Assembly of the Council of
Jewish Federations meets in Toronto .
dramatic protest for Ethiopian Jewry can-
cels opening session despite pledges by Arye
Dulzin of the Jewish Agency that help is on
the way. Days later, Israeli secret airlift to
rescue Ethiopian Jews begins . . . Israeli
cabinet approves budget cuts in effort to
bring economy under control.

December

ESTHER ALLAN, musi
cian and philanthropist, died
this year.

Neil Duchin

FLEISCHMAN RESIDENCE opened this year, providing
modern hoCising for the elderly.

STANDARD CLUB closed its doors in June.

IRWIN COHN died, leaving
behind a legacy as a com-
munity leader and phil-
anthropist.

JN Contributing Editor Elsa Solender
returns from famine-stricken Ethiopia with
first-hand report . . . Reagan optimistic
about the prospects of Mideast peace talks
. . . Cantorial and opera singer Jan Peerce
dies at 80 . Meir Rosenne, Israel's Am-
bassador to the United States, meets with
community leaders at an Israel Bond
luncheon ... Israel Bonds forms its New
Leadership Division . . . The Jewish News
moves to new offices on Civic Center Drive
... The Michigan Region board of the
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith de-
nounces apartheid.

January

Judge Anna Diggs Taylor allows the
privately-owned nativity scene in front of
Dearborn City Hall to stay ... Claire and
I.A. Bernstein receive the State of Israel's
Award of Honor ... A Jewish Welfare Fed-
eration survey discusses the needs of De-
troit area Jewish elderly ... Jewish Com-
munity Council joins the Detroit Metropoli-
tan Anti-Crime Coalition ... Theodore
Bikel entertains for the opening of the Al-
lied Jewish Campaign . . . U.S. deports
Feodor Fedorenko to the USSR for lying
about his Nazi past as a prison guard at
Treblinka when he entered the U.S. in 1949
. Avital Shcharansky shares letters she
has received from her husband, Anatoly,
written in Soviet prison ... U.S. and UN
try to revive stalled Israel-Lebanon talks
regarding Israeli pullout ... In a public re-
lations fiasco that forced its suspension, the
massive airlift of Ethiopian Jews to Israel
is disclosed after almost two months of suc-

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