100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library at bentley.ref@umich.edu

November 29, 1985 - Image 51

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-11-29

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

COME TO LILLY'S
FOR ALL YOUR HOLIDAY GIFTS

GIVING A PARTY?

NEED FAVORS?

DO YOU WANT TO SAVE MONEY???

r

interviews and conversations. In
life, as in his novels, women are
the ones, he finds, who keep the
traditions alive and tell the old
family stories.
Much of his factual research
is used as background for his
novels. The idea for The Auer-
bach Will, his immensely popu-
lar Jewish family saga, came
from family secrets he stumbled
on while researching Our
Crowd. He found a member of
the Lewisohn family "stricken
from the family tree" for reasons
he could never discover.
He likes to alternate the writ-
ing of novels and non-fiction,
• balancing his traveling research
with time spent "alone in my
room with my characters." Writ-
ing is not, he says, a lonely oc-
cupation. "What is lonely is
when the book is done; when
you're left to wonder 'Where
have all those people gone who
were here in my house?"
Home for Birmingham is a
newly-renovated, inner-city
house in Cincinnati, where he
moved originally to spend a year
as writer-in-residence at the
university. "It was a lot of fun
working with the students, but I
hated the academic life — the
fighting for tenure, the publish
or perish." It didn't put him off
the city itself, where he finds
the "much more civilized and
private" lifestyle away from the
gossip columnists and social
demands of New York, very
agreeable.
Working on the house and its
small, city garden has become
something of a hobby. "You get
one leak plugged up and sud-
denly there's a new one," which
seems a modest way to speak of
a house which has just been
written up in Architectural Di-
gest.
His next book, The LeBaron
Secret, will be published in
hard-cover by Little-Brown in
January. It is a novel in which
one of the characters is a Jewish
woman, married to a Catholic
and required to deny her Jewish
heritage.
"You know," muses Birming-
ham, "there is a theory that the
Irish are one of the lost tribes of
Israel . . ."



LILLY'S JEWELRY & NOVELTY CO.

Wholesale Distributor of Costume
Jewelry Novelties & Gift Items
OPEN DAILY
22504 Telegraph Rd.,

(South of 9 Mile)
Southfield, MI

To Our
Family and Friends
For Your Loving Wishes
In Honor Of
Our 60th Wedding Anniversary

DAVE & ESTHER SILVER

THE LYCEE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

OPEN HOUSE

0

Sunday 8 December
2 P.M. - 5 P.M.
Monday 9 December
9 A.M. - 12 Noon

13 Mile and Evergreen

An International Curriculum
Bilingual (English/French) Exposure

A Unique Experience For Your Pre-schooler

642-1178

SPECIALLY PRICED-365 DAYS OF THE YEAR

20000 W. TEN MILE ROAD • SOUTHFIELD, MI 48075

356-4725

(NW corner of Evergreen/Ten Mile Rd.
off the Lodge Freeway)

356-4600

The efficient way
to total fitness.

The Schwinn Air-Dyne' lets you exercise most major
muscle masses in your upper and lower body. It can also
provide the aerobic exercise you want to improve your
cardiovascular system. Measure your performance with the
built-in timer and workload indicator.
Twenty minutes every other day is all it takes to work
toward and maintain total fitness. You can do it in the
convenience of your own home, whatever the weather.
The Schwinn Air-Dyne is guaranteed to be free from defects
in materials and workmanship by the famous Schwinn
"No-Time-Limit - warranty. Assembled and ready to take
home from our showroom today.

Come in for
a test ride.

SCHWINN®
Air-DyneTM

New York — Rabbi Marshall
T. Meyer, a social activist inter-
nationally known for his defense
of democracy in Argentina, has
been appointed special counsel
to the chancellor at the Jewish
Theological Seminary of
America in New York City.

New York — Jurist Simon H.
Rifkind will receive the Jewish
Theological Seminary's Centen-
nial Medal "in recognition of his
lifetime of service to Conserva-
tive Judaism and Jewish
causes" on Sunday.

352-3812

I always buy my cigars,
tobacco and pipes at
Humidor One. Now I
can buy my luggage,
my business
case, my wallet
or my credit
card case at
Humidor
One.

Rabbi Appointed
Counsel To JTS

Conservative Jew
- Wins Medal

OUR HEARTIEST THANKS

Affectionately,

8:30 - 5:30

Humidor One

C3

Friday, November 29, 1985

FREE
DELIVERY

DAILY 10-8:30
SUNDAY 12-5

IGHWI NNAIR•DYNE

30 SPECIALTY SHOPS!

POWERS BICYCLE SHOP

1109 South Washington
Royal Oak - 542-7182

NORTHWESTERN HIGHWAY
BETWEEN 12 AND 13 MILE ROADS
SOUTHFIELD

51

Back to Top

© 2020 Regents of the University of Michigan