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October 03, 1986 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-10-03

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TO OUR VALUED FRIENDS
AND CUSTOMERS
It is always a pleasure serving you,

and we want you to know we
greatly appreciate your patronage.

We will always do everything
possible to merit the confidence
you have shown us in the past
year.

We would like to wish
you and your families
The Very Best Of
Health. and Happiness
In The New Year

Bruce & Larry Weiss
and Families

brute m. weiss

One of a Kind
Custom Designed Jewelry

26325 Twelve Mile Rd.
Southfield, Michigan 48034

In the Mayfair Shops
Southeast corner at Northwestern Highway

353-1424

46 Friday, October 3, 1986

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

YEAR IN REVIEW

Continued from preceding page

. . . The Greater Detroit
chapter of Hadassah takes up
residence in its new quarters
that formerly housed the
West Bloomfield lbwnship
Public Library . . .

October

Seven Israeli tourists are
slain by an Egyptian police-
man described as "berserk" in
the Sinai. He is later sen-
tenced to life in prison .. .
Reagan Administration an-
nounces formal plan to sell
arms to Jordan, and Congres-
sional leaders express "almost
certain defeat" for the deal,
which is indeed what hap-
pens . . . Arabs hijack an
Italian cruiser, the Achille
Lauro, killing American in-
valid Leon Klinghoffer, and
the U.S. responds by forcing
down the Egyptian airliner
carrying the hijackers to
almost certain freedom;
Mubarak, who had said the
hijackers had left Egypt 12
hours before the plane actual-
ly took off, is angry at the
U.S. for humiliating him .. .
Israeli Prime Minister
Shimon Peres meets with
President Reagan in Wash-
ington and praises King Hus-
sein in urging him to join in
negotiations with Israel .. .
U.S. revokes Rabbi Meir
Kahane's citizenship .. .
Grossinger's, the 71-year-old
Catskills resort in New York
state, is sold to a group of in-
vestors who plan to turn it in-
to a "spa-type resort" .. .
Jews are moving to the Sun-
belt, a study shows, with
Florida registering the
largest gain in Jewish popula-
tion . ... Residents in the
Smith Avenue area debate
building of a proposed Jones
Falls Expressway inter-
change; the decision is
tabled . . . UN rejects an
Arab-sponsored move to sus-
pend Israel by vote of 80-41,
with 20 abstentions . . . Jew-
ish News contributing editor
Elsa Solender wins the an-
nual Smolar Award for Ex-
cellence in North American
Jewish Journalism for her ac-
count of a visit to Eth-
iopia . . . The Jewish Welfare
Federation and The Jewish
News sponsors a Walk-athon
to celebrate Detroit's partner-
ship with Israel and the
Jewish people . . . The United
States Department of Hous-
ing and Urban Development
awards the Jewish Federation
Apartments $7,170,000 to
construct a third building ad-
jacent to the Morris Branch
of the Jewish Community
Center in Oak Park . . . Singer
Pearl Bailey performs at Ford
Auditorium on behalf of the
Jewish Association for Re-
tarded Citizens . . . Oak Park
Rabbi Shmuel Betsalel is
reported missing after his

abandoned car is found by
police in a run down Cincin-
nati neighborhood and he
fails to show up for an ap-
pointment in Kentucky . . . A
groundbreaking ceremony is
held opposite the Southfield
Plaza shopping center for the
new Jewish Vocational Ser-
vice building . . . A Thy-Sachs
screening program is offered
at the Jewish Community
Centers Community Fair,
sponsored by the Jewish
Welfare Federation and the
Jewish News.

November

Rabbi Alexander Schindler,
president of the Union of
American Hebrew Congrega-
tions, lashes out at Orthodox
critics who challenge the
authenticity of his Reform
movement. In a speech at the
annual convention of the
UAHC, he compares their
"selection process" of who is
a Jew to those of the
Nazis . . . Rumors abound
that the Soviet gates of op-
pression may be about to
open and that Anatoly
Shcharansky may be freed as
part of a possible spy
swap . . . Reagan and Gor-
bachev hold summit in
Geneva; the only public men-
tion of Soviet Jewry issue

Mayor Coleman
Young speaks on
black-Jewish
relations at the
JCCouncil
delegate assembly

• • •

comes about during an im-
promptu 45-minute face-to-
face exchange between Gor-
bachev and Rev. Jesse .
Jackson during which Jack-
son pressed the Soviet leader,
who in turn denied that a
problem exists . . . The an-
nual General Assembly of the
Council of Jewish Federa-
tions, held in Washington,
features an emotional appeal
from Avital Shcharansky on
behalf of her husband, Anato-
ly . . . FBI arrests Jonathan
Pollard near the Israeli Em-
bassy in Washington, charg-
ing the 31-year-old civilian
employee of the U.S. Navy
with providing secret defense
documents to Israel; Pollard
later pleads guilty amidst
speculation that the spying
incident may not have been
an isolated incident . . . The
Jewish Community Center
faces a lawsuit from a teen-
aged boy who, in 1982 fell
while trying to climb the 40
foot high inflatable bubble
that covers the tennis

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