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October 31, 1986 - Image 30

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-10-31

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LOCAL NEWS

Re-elect

etta
Miller

Pickets

Continued from Page 1

STATE BOARD
OF EDUCATION

We must support a quality
public school system that is relevant
to the educational needs of all
citizens—rural, urban and suburban.

• Named "Outstanding Educator of the Year" by
• 16 year member of the State Board of Educa-
the Michigan Elementary and Middle School
tion.
Principals Association, 1983.
• First member to be. appointed a Commissioner
of the Education-Commission of the States.
• Honorary lifetime member, Michigan Education Association.

Vote for the TWO DEMOCRATS for

State Board of Education -
ANNETTA MILLER GUMECINDO SALAS

The following are a few of the Michigan citizens who urge you
to join them in voting for ANNETTA MILLER:

Barbara Goldman
Bert & Zeta Gordon
Rep. David Gubow
Dr. Alberto & Nancy Hodari
Sheridan & Gloria Holtzman
Jack den
Gilda Jacobs
Marilyn Jean Kelly
Dr. Bernie Klein
Dr. Arnold Leshman
Senator Carl Levin
Congressman Sander Levin
Dr. Harry & Margaret Meisner
Dr.*& Mrs. George Miller
Fred & Grace Miller
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Miller

Harriet Amowit
Rep. Maxine Berman
Dr. Eli & Estelle Brown
Dr. & Mrs. Morris Brown
Dr. & Mrs. 0. W. Brown
Dr. & Mrs. Irving Burton
Hy Dooha
Erwin Ellman
Gene Farber
Joe & Lilo Fauman
Senator Jack Faxon
. Dr. Sam & Babe Fink
Hannah Levin Gladstone
Morris Gleicher.
Cathy Greenberg & Dan Klein

Re-elect

Dr. Sidney S. Miller
Dr. Charles Morton
Robert Naftaly
Marvin Novick
Lillian Jaffe Oaks
Arlene & Eric Oppenheim
Dr. Valerie Overholt
Ruth Redstone
Felix & FayAnn Resnick
Dr. & Mrs.
Solomon Rosenblatt
Jeanette Ross
Jordan Rossen
Hon. Charlotte Rothstein
Arnold Sabaroff
Bea & Abe Sackg

Beatrice Sandweiss
Dr. Howard Schubiner
Ethel & Perry Schwartz
Gary & Joelle Sklar
Dr. Harry & Shirley Sklar
Levi & Barbara Smith
Sue Smock
Ned Smokier
Teddi Smokier
Dianne E. Solomon
Jerome H. Solomon
Sylvia Steinberger
Kathleen Straus
David & Rosemary Wolock
Evelyn Zeidman

etta Miller

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Paid for by the Committee to Re-Elect Annetta Miller, State Board of Education;
Treasurer, Merrill Gordon, 24800 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield, MI 48075

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Friday, October 31, 1986

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

fore the Saturday evening
Weiner, chairman of the
and Sunday afternoon per-
DSJC. "We hope that there
formances.
will be no trouble here. We
Burt Rosenthal, general
hope that people will say that
manager of radio station
the Jewish community is
WQRS which is co-sponsoring
making the appropriate re-
the Moiseyev visit, told The
sponse and individuals won't
Jewish News that the dancers
feel the need to take
"are coming in for a cultural
stronger, inappropriate ac-
performance. They are not
tion."
political."
The leaflets which will be
The men who arranged for
distributed outside Masonic
the local Moiseyev appear-
Temple look like the
ance through the Nederlan-
Moiseyev program. Inside,
der Organization — sponsor
however, is a photograph of
Rosenthal and Masonic
refugees, a statement on
events manager Alan
Soviet human rights issues
Lichtenstein — are both
and a list of Soviet Jewish re-
Jewish. Rosenthal called that
fuseniks. The leaflet also con-
"ironic." "I know the prob-
tains a tear-out post card,
lems of the Jews in Russia,
pre-addressed to Soviet Pre-
and I empathize. But my feel-
mier Mikhail Gorbachev,
ing is that these perform-
stating that the sender had
ances are removed from the
attended the Soviet cultural
political situation."
performance but was troubled
Lichtenstein echoed that
by Soviet human rights
sentiment. "These are profes-
policies.
sional performers, not politi-
The leaflet begins by stat-
cal people. I'd prefer (the pic-
ing, "Detroiters have been
kets) find a more appropriate
waiting for years to see the
place, such as the Soviet Em-
Moiseyev dancers, but others
bassy in Washington." The
have been waiting for years
dancers will bring "no politi-
for another event . . .," a
cal message on stage."
reference to discrimination
Lichtenstein, however,
against the two million
supported the DSJC's right to
Soviet Jews and the 400,000
picket, "as long as it's or-
who have applied to emi-
derly." He said security
grate.
would be heavy for the per-
The post card reads:
formance — "similar to a
"While attending one of
presidential visit."
your cultural-exchange
events, I was made aware of
some of the many Jewish
Svetlana Braun
families residing in the
Soviet Union who are waiting
Meets Wiesel
to emigrate. In some cases
Svetlana Braun, the Mos-
they have been waiting more
cow wife of Southfield attor-
than 15 years to be reunited
ney Keith Braun, met with
in their homeland, Israel.
Nobel Prize winner Elie
"Surely a country capable
Wiesel at the American Em-
of such culture and art is also
bassy in Moscow last week
capable of allowing these
during Wiesel's visit to the
Jews to simply leave. Please
Soviet Union.
honor your Helsinki com-
Svetlana spoke to Keith on
mitments.
Sunday during their weekly
"Please give this issue your
telephone conversation. The
personal attention so that our
couple have been working for
countries can share not only
two years, since their mar-
culture, but also respect for
riage, to win Svetlana's
one another.
emigration from the Soviet
"Thank you."
Union.
Weiner admitted that the
The Brauns are among 16
DSJC and members of the
divided spouses on the U.S.
Jewish community are di-
State Department's list.
vided on whether attending
Braun is hopeful that his
the performance after leaflet-
wife may be released soon in
ing is appropriate. Long-time
conjunction with the Vienna
DSJC activist Jerry Rogers
conference next week to re-
sent a letter to The Jewish
view the Helsinki Accords.
News (see Letters) which con-
But it could take a year or
cluded, If each (Soviet cul-
more," Braun told The
tural event in the West)
Jewish News.
would play to a near-empty
Svetlana was invited to the
house it will emphasize the
embassy meeting with Wiesel
fact that we are serious when
because Braun called Mrs.
we declare our solidarity with
Wiesel in New York before
our Soviet brothers and sis-
they left for the Soviet
ters."
Union.
Christian groups have been
Other refuseniks who
asked by the DSJC to picket
attended the meeting were
the Friday night and Satur-
Abe Stolar and Vladimir
day afternoon performances
so that Jews would not have - Slepak. With the Wiesel
party were former Detroiter
to violate the Sabbath.
Sister Carol Rittner of the
Robert Arcand, director of the
U.S. Holocaust Memorial
Detroit Interfaith Round
Council, Abe Bayer of the
Table of the National Confer-
National Jewish Community
ence of Christians and Jews,
Relations Advisory Council
is organizing the Christian
and rabbi Melchior of Nor-
volunteers. DSJC volunteers
way..
will pass out the leaflets be-

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