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January 02, 1987 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-01-02

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EWISH N

THIS ISSUE 50c

SERVING DETROIT'S JEWISH COMMUNITY

JANUARY 2, 1987

Michigan Hillel
To Rebuild Hill St.

Year-long project to remodel Jewish headquarters at
the University of Michigan

ALAN H1TSKY

News Editor

Jewish leaders in Detroit and Ann
Arbor have raised $1 million toward a
$3 million goal to begin a major re-
modeling and expansion next summer
of the B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation at
the University of Michigan.
Hillel, which now serves an esti-
mated 1,500 students each week in its
film, lecture, religious and classroom
programs, is planning to expand its
22,000 square feet of space at 1429 Hill
Street to 35,000 square feet. Hillel di-
rector Michael Brooks told The Jewish

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News that the present facility is aging
and becoming increasingly expensive
to repair.
Hillel will be forced to move out of
its facility for at least a year during the
remodeling. Alternative space for
offices, Hillel classes and religious of-
ferings have not yet been arranged,
but many of Hillel's most popular film
and speaker series are held at larger
campus sites, and will continue to be
held outside Hillel after the new
facility is completed.
The remodeling will provide up-
dated cultural arts facilities, lecture

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Vatican Prevents
Israeli Sessions

New York Archbishop O'Connor's meetings with
Israeli leaders are cancelled by Rome

New York (JTA) It appeared
almost certain Monday that there
would be no meetings between top Is-
raeli leadership and New York Roman
Catholic Archbishop John Cardinal
O'Connor. The Vatican has prohibited
O'Connor from meeting with Israeli
heads of state in Jerusalem.
O'Connor said Sunday before ar-
riving in Amman, Jordan, that he had
scheduled meetings with President
Chaim Herzog, Prime Minister Yit-

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zhak Shamir and Foreign Minister
Shimon Peres as well as with
Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek. He
then asked to meet them outside their
offices, to avoid any semblance of offi-
cial contacts. O'Connor said he
changed his schedule after orders from
the Vatican to cancel the meetings.
However, O'Connor said Sunday
his official meeting with Kollek would
proceed as planned. But Herzog,

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