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December 11, 1987 - Image 86

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-12-11

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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.

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TEN YEARS AGO

The Knesset endorsed a
26-point Middle East peace plan
with Egypt.
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
at Almager.
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
Hollywood home.
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
Europe.

yr. Rabbi Mime

The

Christmas Revolution
By Barbara
Cohen,
Diane DeGroat.
illustrated by

Sunday, Dec. 13

How does
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.

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Christmas is i

Jewish Stories school? Ages 8-12.
Tells Another O ne Generation
ration
Retold by
h Sch ram,
Jacqueline Ka
illustrated
by
. A ll a ge s.

The Children's Jewish
Holiday Kitchen
By
Joan Nathan

Wednesday, Dec. 16

Jewish holiday
involving
recipes from

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,
350-8710.

various cultures
the child and adult cooks.

Check your synagogue
library for availability.

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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
for Families.

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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.

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1987

DREIDEL-MENORAH
COOKIES

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
minutes.

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.

1/2

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
Beth Yehudah.

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