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October 25, 1985 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-10-25

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Friday, October 25, 1'985 15

Book Fair
Nov. 9-17
Jewish Community Center


Anyone Who Owns His Own Home

The Children of lzieu

The Israeli Community of De-
troit will sponsor a talk by Rachel
Eytan, author of The Fifth Heaven at
3 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Center. Eytan
has lectured on Israeli literature at
Gratz College in Philadelphia and
the Herzl Institute in New York...
She is currently professor of 'Israeli
and Yiddish literature at Hofstra
University in New York.
In its first appearance as a book
fair co-sponsor, the Ecumenical In-
•stitute for Jewish-Christian Studies
will host Rev. Douglas Huneke 'at 4
p.m.• Nov. 10 at the Center. Rev.
Huneke, pastor of the Westminster
, Presbyterian Church in Tiburon,
Calif., is' the author of The Mo.ses of
Rovno. He, has written and lectured
on the HoloCaust.
Rabb Haskel Lookstein, the
anthor of Were We Our Brothers
Keepers?, The Public Response of
Americah Jew's to 'the Holocaust
1938-1944, will speak at 5:30' p.m.
Nov. 10 at the Center: Rabbi Looks-
tein is the spiritual leader of Cong.
Kehilath Jeshurun and principal of
the Ramaz School in New York.
He is chairman of the - National

Married People

English-Yiddish music night

The Making of A Public Man

We Sang!, of 25 songs of the, concen-
tration camp prisoners.
At 1 p.m. in the center,- 'Rona
Jaffee, author of the best seller,
Class Reunion, will speak, Author of -
numerous articles and 12 noirels; Ms.
Jaffee has seen her work appear in
many anthologies. Her novels in-
clude: The Best of Everthing, The
Last of Wizards, Mr. Right Is
Dead, The Cherry in the Martini,
The Fame Game, The Other Woman,
Family Secrets, The Last Chance,
Class Reunion and Mazes and
Nazi hunter Beate Klarsfeld will
be the featured speaker at 8 p.m.
Nov.,- 11 at the Center. Sponsored by
the 'Zionist Organization of Detroit
and the Jetvish National Fund, Mrs.
Klarsfeld will speak about her latest
book, The Children of Izieu: A
Human Tragedy. Service for the
hearing impaired will be available.

Rabbinic Cabim,t • of the United
Jewish Appeal and is in line for the
presidency of the New Yorke Board of
Rabbis. He also is a vice chairman of
the Coalition to Free Soviet Jews.
His talk is sponsored by the Amen
The children's department of the
:Ain...Gathering ot, Jewish- Holocaust. - book-fair- will sponsor the-appear-

ance. of Riki Levinson at 9 a.m. and
Davita's Harp author Chaim 11 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Center. Mrs.
Potok, whO, has several best-selling Levinson, author of Watch the Stars
books to his credit, will, address the Come Out; will- conduct a creative
book fair visitors, at 8 p.m. Nov. 10; writing workshop for children.
sponsored by synagogue and temple
Mrs. Levinson taught art
men's clubs. A rabbi, Potok served courses and had her own design
as a U.S. Army chaplain in 'Korea studio. In 1970, she joined the edu-
and for many years as editor-in-chief cation division of Western Publish-
of the' Jewish Publication Society of ftig Co. as art director. Later, she*
America.. '
became the director of manufactur-
Potok is the author of The. Cho- ing and design and was promoted to
sen, The Promise, My Name is Asher new product development director.
Lev, In the Beginning, The Book of
In 1972, she came to E.P. Dut-
Lights and Wanderings.
• on as art director of children's
books: -
Hadassah Day will be observed
on. Nov. and will begin at 10 a.m.
Sisterhood 'Day at the book fair with a talk by Joseph Amiel, author
will begin at 10 a.m. with a' per- of Birthright. Amiel attended
formance' by ;Shoshana Kalisch in Amherst College and- studied, law at
the Center. Ms.. Kalish, a Holocaust Yale. After law school, he worked as
survivor, has compiled a book, Yes a lawyer for motion picture com-



panies. Eventually, he wrote and
produced. films. He later worked for
• the New York State Urban De-
velopment Corp. He resigned to
ivalte448-hot novel, Hawks
Charles Silberman, will speak at
1 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Center. His
newest book is "A Certain People:
American Jews and Their Lives To-
He - is a member of the board of
the Reconstructionist magazine and
chairs the Reconstructionist prayer-
book commission. Silberman also is
a director of the Radius Institute,
the Synagogue Council of America,
the Institute for Jewish Policy Plan-
ning and Research and the New
York Chapter of the American
Jewish Committee. He also is affil-
iated with the American Jewish
Congress, and the National Jewish
Community Relations Advisory
He has been, a member of the
executive committee of the Columbia
Law School Board of Visitors, the
Haverford College Visiting Commit-
tee, the Juvenile Justice Standards
Commission and the American Bar
Association Commission on Correc-
tional Facilities and Services.
His books include Crisis in
Black and White, Crisis in the
Classrooni and Criminal Violence,
Criminal Justice.
Comedian Alan King will be the
guest speaker at 7 p.m. Nov. 12,
sponsored' by the Community Net-
work for. Jewish Singles, Jewish
Welfare Federation — Young Adult
Division, Department of Michigan
Jewish War 'Veterans and Ladies
Auxiliary, B'nai B'rith Hillel Found-
ation at Wayne State University and
Michigan Jewish Marriage
King is an internationally
known producer, actor and come-
dian: He is the author of Anyone
Who Owns His Own Home Deserves,

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