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August 28, 1987 - Image 95

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-08-28

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SINGLE LIFE

Across
The Border

Fifty Detroit Jewish singles
trekked to Toronto to meet
some of their Canadian
counterparts

Metro Toronto Police Officers Jane Stewart and Riley Strachan helped keep Sheri Smith, Judy Auslander, Sid
Dorfman of Toronto, Shelley Stasson, Ellen Hechler and Beth Komisar in line as they visited the Beaches.

HEIDI PRESS

News Editor

F

orging friendships — Detroit-
ers and Detroiters, Detroiters
and Torontonians, Toronto-
nians and Torontonians —. was the ob-
ject of a recent Detroit-Thronto Jewish
singles weekend.
Organized by The Jewish News,
the Detroit Jewish Community
Center's Community Network for
Jewish Singles and Metro Toronto
Singles, the weekend included a Fri-
day night service and Oneg Shabbat, Shelley Stasson and Alla Pesin join a Toronto friend at the
a Saturday night dance and a Sunday Sunday brunch.
morning brunch, all of which brought
together singles from the two
communities.
The 50 Detroiters, aged 24-58, had
occasion to meet each other on the
Via Rail train and at the Toronto
Westin Hotel as roommate
assignments were given, spurring
friendships to be continued back
home. At the Oneg Shabbat,
Detroiters were joined by -more than
200 Jewish singles of all ages from
Toronto, who came to meet their
Michigan counterparts. The oneg at
Cong. Beth Emeth Bais Yehudah
followed a brief service led by Rabbi Dr. Michael Blume had no trouble meeting the ladies on the
trip.

Jack Baum of Detroit enjoys a chat with Rita Kiesler of Toronto.

Detroiter Thelma Bijman and Dr.
Allan Kozlov of Toronto dance to a
ballad.

Louis Kamber of Detroit met-Susan
Danos of Toronto at the dance.

Beth Komisar and Judy Auslander enjoy the scenery off Lake Ontario.

THE DETRQIT JEWISH NEWS

95

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