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April 11, 1986 - Image 40

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-04-11

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

40 Friday, April 11, 1986

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SOUTHFIELD

LOCAL NEWS

Shaarit Haplaytah Organiza-
tion of Metropolitan Detroit —
Survivors of the Nazi Genocide
— in cooperation with Holocaust
Memorial Center, Jewish Com-
munity Council, Detroit Round
Table of the National Confer-
ence of Christians and Jews, the
Ecumenical Institute for
Jewish-Christian Studies and
the Jewish Community Center,
will hold the annual Holocaust
Memorial Academy on May 4 at
noon at the main Jewish Center.
Abraham A. Weberman,
president of Shaarit Haplaytah,
and Sonia Popowski, chairman
of the academy, said that the
27th of Nissan was designated
as the. Yom Hashoah —
Holocaust Remembrance Day —
and the organization adheres to
this date as closely as possible
(usually the Sunday preceeding
it).
A candlelighting ceremony by
the survivors of the concentra-
tion camps and ghettos, accom-
panied by the children of
Holocaust survivors, will be led
by Mrs. Popowski. Cantor Max
Shimansky, Cong. Beth Achim,
will chant memorial renditions.
He will be acccompanied by
Rochelle Peterson.
Weberman will welcome the
assembly and brief greetings
will be extended by the follwo-
ing participants: Leon' Halpern,
president Holocaust Memorial
Center (HMC); Henry S.
Dorfinan, chairman, executive
committee, HMC; Robert Slat-
kin, president, Jewish Commu-
nity Center; Franklin J. Ellias,
associate chairman, Holocaust
subcommittee, Jewish Commu-
nity Council; Robert A. Arcand,
director, Greater Detroit Table
of the National Conference of
Christians and Jews; Dr. Irving
Gastman, Junior Division,
Shaarit Haplaytah; Rev. James
R. Lyons, executive director,
Ecumenical Institute for
Jewish-Christian Studies;
Charles Silow, president,
C.H.A.I.M. (Children of
Holocaust Survivors Association
in Michigan).
Rev. John T. Pawlikowski,
professor of social ethics at the
Catholic Theological Union, con-
sultant, International Council of
Christians and Jews and the Is-
rael Interfaith Association, will
be the recipient of the righteous
Among the Nations of the World
Award. Dr. John J. Mames,
chairman department of oral
history and Holocaust studies,
will pay tribute to the Righteous
Gentiles and make the presenta-
tion.
Flutist Miriam Ciesla, will
render memorial musical selec:
tions and will be accompanied,
by Ms. Peterson at the piano.
Shari Ferber will give a recita-
tion. Proclamations, resolutions
and messages and will be ac-
knowledged by Arthur Weiss,
Junior Division Shaarit Hap-
laytah.
Rabbi Charles H. Rosenzveig,
director of the Holocaust Memo-
rial Center, will deliver the
memorial address. Irving Keller,
,commander and members of the
Depart-
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ment of Michigan will present
the colors.
The academy will be con-
cluded at the Eternal Light,
Holocaust Memorial Center,
with individual • yahrzeit
candlelighting and memorial
prayers. The community is in-
vited.

Holocaust Event
Hosts Griffiths



Martha Griffiths

Lt. Gov. Martha Griffiths will
address the annual State of
Michigan Holocaust Remembr-
ance Day ceremonies scheduled
for May 6 at noon in the Capitol
Building Rotunda in Lansing.
The Jewish Community Coun-
cil is coordinating Detroit's par-
ticipation in the program, at the
request of Michigan's Manage-
ment and Budget Director,
Robert Naftaly. Betty Rotberg-
Ellias, who designed a Yom
Hashoah program for use by
Hebrew school children, repre-
sents Council on the planning
committee.
Michigan's lieutenant gover-
nor will deliver a gubernatorial
proclamation to Jewish Com-
munity Council President Leon
S. Cohan declaring May 4
through 10 as Holocaust Re-
membrance Week in Michigan.
Rep. Maxine Berman will
preside over the ceremony and
will present a similar legislative
proclamation,
The commemoration will focus
on children and grandchildren of
Holocaust survivors, a
candlelighting ceremony, involv-
ing the reading of poems written
by children in the Terezin
(Theresienstadt) concentration
camp. -
Zelda Robinson, chairman of
the Jewish Community Coun-
cil's Holocaust Subcommittee,
announces that the Council, in
cooperation with Shaarit Hap-
laytah, Children of Holocaust-
Survivors Association in Michi-
gan (C.H.A.I.M.), and the B'nai
B'rith Albert Einstein Lodge,
has arranged for a bus to take
those people to Lansing who
cannot or would prefer not to
,drive. The bus fare is $1, pay-
able in advance to. the Jewish
Community Council or at board-
ing. Reservations should be
made in advance, since space on
the bus is limited, and
passengers without, advance
reservations will only be seated
if seats are available.. To reserve
a bus seat, call the Jewish
Community'CoUncil, 9624880..

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