Each month in this space,
L'Chayim will look back into issues
of The Jewish News to see what
was happening in the local Jewish
community or in the Diaspora ten,
20 and 40 years ago.
TEN YEARS AGO
The Knesset endorsed a
26-point Middle East peace plan
An anti-black, anti-Semitic
bookstore opened on Vernor in
Detroit. The opening was met with
an eviction notice and a firebombing
attempt. An estimated 200 people
picketed the store.
20 YEARS AGO
Israel became a victim of
terrorist attacks perpetrated upon
her by El Fatah. The group
left signed pamphlets in Hebrew
and Arabic at the scene of
the explosion at a reservoir
A groundbreaking ceremony
was held for Hillel Day School.
40 YEARS AGO
Chaim Weizmann was hailed as
the first president of the new Jewish
state of Israel. Ernst Lubitsch, 55,
director of To Be Or Not To Be, after
whom the "Lubitsch touch" was
named, died of a heart attack in his
An SOS (Supplies for Overseas
Survivors) week-long drive created
by the Detroit Jewish community
sought canned goods and warm
clothes for the displaced persons in
yr. Rabbi Mime
Sunday, Dec. 13
c elebrated a Jewish child feel
Rabbi Henry Shreibman, who performs
as Everyman the Mime, will appear at 2 p.m.
Sunday at the Tamarack Adventure Center in
Southfield. There is a charge, and families
are invited. For information, call the
adventure center, 350-8710.
in her public
Christmas is i
Jewish Stories school? Ages 8-12.
Tells Another O ne Generation
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The Children's Jewish
Wednesday, Dec. 16
The Tamarack Adventure Center will be
the scene of a dreidel factory for parents and
preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Storyteller Corinne Stavish will be on hand
as well. There is an admission charge. For
information, call the adventure center,
the child and adult cooks.
Check your synagogue
library for availability.
Sunday, Dec. 20
"Chanukah Inside Out" is the theme of
a special Chanukah celebration slated from
noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Tamarack
Adventure Center. At 2 p.m. Gemini will
appear in concert. Admission is gained by
bringing one can of food per person. Food
will be donated to the Oakland County Food
Bank. Co-sponsors of the celebration are:
The Jewish News, Tamarack Camps
Adventure Center and Jewish Experiences
Making Cookies Is A Family Affair
Do you have a favorite kosher
recipe? Each month in this space,
L'Chayim will print a kosher recipe
that the whole family can prepare
together. To contribute to the
column, write your recipe in a way
in which the entire family can
participate and send it to L'Chayim,
clo The Jewish News, 20300 Civic
Center Dr., Southfield 48076.
This month's recipes were
contributed by Mrs. Shaindy
Freedman of Oak Park.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1987
Have the children gather the
ingredients: 1 tbsp. orange juice, 2
cups flour, 1/2 cup oil, 2 eggs, 1 cup
sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1 tsp.
cinnamon, 2 tsp. baking powder and
1/4 tsp. salt.
Let Dad combine all the
ingredients in a bowl and mix
thoroughly in the mixer. Let dough
stand in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
Have Mom roll out the dough
on a floured surface. Let each of
the kids use plastic Chanukah
cookie cutters to cut out - the
cookies. (Variation: Dip cookies in
colored sugar, sprinkles or
cinnamon sugar before baking.)
Have Mom or Dad bake the
cookies at 400 degrees for ten
POTATO LAT K ES
Let the children gather the
ingredients: 5 Idaho potatoes, 2
eggs, 1 large onion, 1 1/2 tsp. salt,
tsp. pepper, 1/2 cup matzah meal.
With Mom operating the food
processor, put peeled potatoes,
onion, 2 eggs on grater speed.
When grated shut machine off
immediately. Add salt, pepper,
matzah meal to mixture.
Let Dad heat the oil in the
frying pan to cover 1/4 inch of the
pan. While the oil sizzles, Mom can
drop the potato mixture in by
tablespoons to desired size.
Fry till brown on both sides.
Place on paper towel. Serve with
applesauce or sour cream. Yield:
nine large latkes.
Mrs. Freedman is a teacher at Yeshivath