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February 06, 1987 - Image 4

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-02-06

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`We Are One' Winners

More than 200 youngsters entered the poster contest sponsored
by the Jewish Welfare Federation and The Jewish News

Contest judges had a difficult
time selecting the winning entries
in the poster competition marking
the 60th anniversary of the Jewish
Welfare Federation. Working
with the theme "We Are One .. .
Partners For Life: What Our
Jewish Community Means To
Me," entries were submitted from
Jewish schools and congregations
from throughout the Detroit met-
ropolitan area. The contest was
co-sponsored by Federation and
The Jewish News.
Crayon was the favorite
medium for the more than 200
youngsters who submitted posters
for the contests, but many creative
artists utilized stickers, yarn, rib-
bon and even candy to decorate
their entries. Sinai Hospital, Fed-
eration Apartments, Fresh Air
Society, the Jewish Community
Center and Hebrew Free Loan

were the local agencies which
were the subject of the majority of
the entries. Many youngsters
chose to work on the general
theme of tzedakah and sharing.
The winners and those receiv-
ing honorable mention were an-
nounced at last Sunday's Super
Sunday telethon benefitting the
Allied Jewish Campaign.
Honorable mentions:
Ten and under: Renny Barris,
Oak Park (B'nai Moshe UHS);
Robyn Beresh, Southfield (Cong.
Beth Achim); Lisa Mintz, West
Bloomfield (Temple Beth El);
Yossi Singerman, Southfield
(Yeshivah Beth Yehudah); Elana
Weiss, Southfield ( Akiva).
Age 8-9: Talya Drissman,
Farmington Hills (Hillel); Lauren
Feldman, West Bloomfield
(Hillel); Sabrina Jaffa, Birming-
ham (Hillel); Camelia Kapitany,

Oak Park (Akiva); Yael Van
Leeuwen, Southfield (Akiva).
Age 6-7: Ami Flatt, Oak Park
(Akiva); Michael Hertzberg, West
Bloomfield (Temple Israel);
Joshua Nucian, Farmington Hills
(Adat Shalom UHS); Jonathan
Peterson, Southfield (Akiva); Neil
Rosenbaum, West Bloomfield
(Adat Shalom UHS); Sharon
Wertheimer, Farmington Hills
(Shaarey Zedek).
Age 5: Ellie Brickman, South-
field (Akiva); and Irvin Schlussel,
Southfield (Akiva).
The judges awarded special
mention to Azriel Laurence
Chelst, age 8, a student at Akiva
Hebrew Day School. Azriel's
poster of Lucy of "Peanuts" fame
shouting the cheer "Go Jew!"
brought a lot of smiles to the
judges' faces.

PRIZES:

$250 cash
Grand Prize Winner
$50 U.S. Bond
Age 10 and up
$50 U.S. Bond
Age 8-9
$50 U.S. Bond
Age 6-7
$50 U.S. Bond
Age 5
Honorable Mention ..Tape Cassettes



GRAND PRIZE WINNER

DEBORAH KOVSKY

Age 11, of West Bloomfield.

Deborah is the daughter of Charles Kovsky and Anne Kovsky and a
student at Akiva Hebrew Day School.

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