SONGS OF PRAYER echoed
through the halls of Catholic
church in Kenai, Alaska, second
night of Passover . . . Jewish
prayers sung in Hebrew as more
than 100 voices joined the chorus
of Catholics, Protestants and
Jews . . . All had gathered in the
church basement to bless the
wine, break the matzoh and eat
bitter herbs in traditional fash-
Among them were Robert,
Brian, Christopher and parents
Kathy and John Atkinson .. .
She is niece of Rudy Newman,
board chairman at First Finan-
cial Mortgage, based in South-
Kenai, Alaska congregation,
known as Briat Elohim, is only
months old and includes mem-
bers • of a half-dozen families .. .
When Paula Bute, whose father
was cantor in New York
synagogue, a member of the tiny
congregation of peninsula Jews
that hosted the Seder, moved to
Alaskan penisula in 1977, she
worshipped at home until search-
ing for other Jews . . . Almost six
years later, three Jewish families
were gathering to celebrate holi-
days . . . 20 people attended the
first Seder last year . . . Rudy's
niece and husband were among
the initial three families to begin
Kenai's Cong. Briat Elohim.
"I DO" DEPT. ... Lori Nem-
zin, daughter of Ted and Juanita
Nemzin, and Ken Popper, son of
Lorraine and Lou Popper, will do
the middle-aisle scene Nov. . . .
Another bachelor bites the dust
as Stan Zerman of Sandilar Shoes
in Appelgate Square and Carol
Kaufman tied the knot.
BROTHERS TO THE RE-
SCUE ... Paul Herman, D.O.,
was awaiting return flight at
New York's LaGuardia Airport
after wedding of brother David
that weekend . . . In airport res-
taurant a gal cook suddenly
began choking on some food .. .
He applied a Heimlich maneuver
to dislodge food blocking her air-
Three weeks later, David
Ehrman, M.D., returned from his
honeymoon and encountered a
like situation at cocktail party in
Southfield . . . He also performed
a Heimlich maneuver and
cleared big piece of meat from a
guest's throat . . . Paul and David
are both physicians . . . as are
their respective wives, Robin and
ERRATA, TYPO, ETC.
DEPT. ... Donna Sklar is past
president of Jewish National
Fund Women . . . Current prez is
HERE'S A FIRST ... start of
chain whose name will go back-
wards with each opening . . .
First one is called Encore III in
La Mirage Mall, Northwestern
. . . Next will be Encore II and
hopefully a third, Encore I.
Owners Rita Rubin and Mar-
garita Litvak had grand opening
in mall near Irving's Deli outside
their new store of personalized
stationery and invitations, greet-
ing cards plus unusual gifts with
items from the world around.
Wine tasters and cheese lovers
included Sally and Bob Levy with
daughters, Denise, 20, Michigan
State University soph, and Dana,
17, junior at Groves High .. .
Sally is Rita's talented daughter,
and former writer of Leisure Liv-
ing in Oakland County for Detroit
News ... leaving to go with Si-
mons Michaelson Zieve Advertis-
ing . . . She is now a happy
Barrister Henry Baskin, Carol
Guttman of Irving's, Mickie and
Joe Pearlman, Larry and Alma
Spickler, Tamara Friedman,
Leah Marks, Shirley and Arnie
Becker, Morrie and Fern Tatel-
man, Ellen and Dr. Ron Schmier,
Alex Finefter of Le Monti's at
Hunter Square, Max Kohler .. .
and so many others who came to
wish Rita and Margarita well .. .
including the bevy of mall mer-
CONGRATS ... to Edward
Cohen of Professional Floor
Covering . . . on his birthday this
NORMA STEINIK, recent
Wayne State U. grad, will pre-
pare for graduate school by help-
ing dad Richard Steinik perfect a
new bagel at Detroit Bagel Fac-
tories . . . She has been working
with blueberries, strawberries
and chocolate chip . . . In fall,
Norma will go for her masters in
TIME AGAIN for Night of
Games by Mr. and Mrs. Group,
City of Hope, June 3 at Roma
Hall on Telegraph . . . For info
and tickets, call Isadore Berns-
tein, chairman, 474-8938, or
President Irwin Nathanson,
TONI SPINA, Detroit Free
Press chief photographer and one
of America's top photo-
journalists, will show 80 of his
finest works at Foland's Second
Annual International Camera
Fair and Sale . . . today and to-
Spina, a 40-year-veteran of the
Free Press, will display his
photographs in Foland's Livonia
store on Plymouth today 5 p.m. to
7 p.m. . . . and in the Warren
store, 14 Mile, tomorrow 2 p.m. to
He'll be joined by 14 camera
manufacturers who will demon-
strate newest in cameras at Fo-
land's Livonia and Warren stores
on both days from 11 a.m. to 8
IF YOU KNOW OF any De-
troit clubs in the Ft. Lauderdale,
Fla. area, contact former localites
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gold, 17620 At-
lantic Blvd., Apt. 208, North
Miami Beach, Fla. 33160.
BEST BET OF THE
WEEKEND ... "An Affair To
Remember" by Sisterhood of
Cong. Shaarey Zedek, this Sun-
day . . . Silent auction and
dinner, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., live auc-
tion at 8 p.m. . . . $25 per person
includes open bar, buffet dinner.
DON'T KNOW HOW many
are left (limit is only 100), but
tickets for the Dimitri's of South-
field brunch, bus to and from
stadium and tickets to Detroit
Tigers-Toronto Blue Jays game,
June 8 . . . by Sophie and Harry
Hoffman Chapter, City of Hope,
are going fast . . . $30 donation is
to City of Hope ... Guys to call
are Earle Mostyn, 355-4384, and
Art Leader, 258-6614.
WHAT MAKES KINGSLEY
INN'S SUNDAY BRUNCH
SO GREAT ANYWAY?
(Voted Detroit's No. 1 Sunday Brunch in Metropolitan Detroit
magazine's readers poll, Nov. '84 issue.)
• White linen and silver service.
- • Elegant ambience of the Kingsley dining rooms.
• No compromise is ever mode with quality or freshness.
• A dcizzling, ever-changing array of breakfast, luncheon
and dinner favorites, and pastries from our own pastry
chef, too numerous to mention.
• Sone prices: only $8.95 for adults, $4.95 for children age
7, and under.
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