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October 03, 1986 - Image 45

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-10-03

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YEAR IN REVIEW 5746 YEAR IN REVIEW

TRANSITION at the Jewish Welfare Federation.

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found, every year they have repeated
`Next year in Jerusalem.' Now, when I am
further than ever from my people, from
Avital, facing many arduous years of im-
prisonment, I say, turning to my people,
my Avital: 'Next year in Jerusalem."'
This year was that 'next year' for
Anatoly Shcharansky, realizing at last his
Zionist dream. And by so doing, remind-
ing Jews everywhere of the special mean-
ing of the Jewish state.

Following is a month-by-month chron-
ology of some of the of the highlights
of 5746:

Dr. Conrad Giles
1986

Martin Kraar
1986

President

Executive Vice President

Joel Tauber
1983-1986

Wayne Feinstein
1983-1986

SEN. GILBERT DINELLO, right, apologizes to Holocaust Memorial Center and Jewish
communal officials for insinuating that Jews are wealthy enough to fund the HMC themselves.

September, 1985

Israel sends a high level delegation to
Cairo for talks on settling the border
dispute at 'Paha, still unresolved at year's
end . . . President Reagan meets with
Egyptian President Mubarak and Jordan's
King Hussein in Washington in hopes of
stimulating the stalled peace process .. .
Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews march to the
Western Wall in Jerusalem to protest
against demands made by the Chief Rab-
binate that they undergo a ritual circum-
cision before they can be allowed to marry
. . . White House Jewish liaison Marshall
Breger leaves to head a federal agency
studying government efficiency and is
replaced by Max Green . . . Israel comes to
aid of Mexico after earthquake kills thou-
sands . . . In an address to the UN, Jor-
dan's King Hussein says he is ready to
negotiate with Israel under the auspices
of an international conference, including
the USSR; Jerusalem expresses skep-
ticism . . . The economic crisis affecting
farmers in the Midwest creates a fertile
climate for rightwing, anti-Semitic ex-
tremist groups, according to a study .. .
Israel bombs PLO headquarters in Minis
and is condemned for its action by the UN;
the U.S. abstains-. . . French actress
Simone Signoret, born of a Jewish father
and Catholic mother, dies in Paris at the
age of 64. . . Three hundred delegates meet
at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dearborn
for the Israel Bonds national leadership
convention . . . Jack Robinson, founder,
chairman and chief executive officer of
Perry Drug Stores Inc., receives the Jewish
National Fund's Tree of Life award for ex-
emplary professional leadership and
humanitarian service . . . Rabbi Robert
Abramson of Hillel Day school is named
a Jerusalem Fellow for the 1985-1986
school year . . . In recognition of their
dedication and commitment to Detroit
communal life and the Jewish people,
Edythe and Joseph Jackier receive the
Fred M. Butzel Memorial Award at the
Jewish Welfare Federation's 59th annual
meeting, which marks the first time it has
been given jointly to a married couple

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