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
Sen. Hubert Horatio Humphrey
died of cancer at age 66.
The owners of a Nazi bookstore
on Vernor Hwy. were served with a
summons to appear at the Wayne
County Probate Court. The store
distributed literature telling Jews,
"There's an oven in your future."
Since its opening in December
1977, the store was picketed almost
Bank matinee at the Northland
20 YEARS AGO
In his State of the Union
Address to Congress, President
Harry S Truman made a strong
recommendation for the opening of
doors of the U.S. to displaced
persons. U.S. Sen. Homer Ferguson
of Michigan co-wrote the bill for the
admission of DPs.
Judy Holliday, star of Born .
Yesterday, married former Detroiter
David J. Oppenheim.
The United States Equal
Commission made public its study
which revealed discrimination
against Jews at management levels
of business and industry and their
exclusion from the "executive suite"
of giant corporations.
Paul Anka gave a benefit
performance for Hadassah's Eye
40 YEARS AGO
sliet( r Family Service
Retold by Florence
Friday, Jan. 29
The Birmingham Temple will have a Tu
B'Shevat family service at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29
brothers to retells a story Robert
Ages 5-8. how good it Is for
in the temple. Israel Day will be celebrated
with songs, poetry, Zionist tributes, trees for
Israel and drama. Students of the temple
You Were Here
By Hilma Wolitzer
school will present the program.
Bernie decides to go
Florida, only to
his way to visit him.
WO his randfather
cope with his Grandpa's
wedding. Ages 10-74.
Sunday, Jan. 31
Jewish Experiences for Families and
Cong. Beth Abraham Hillel Moses will
present a "tree-rific celebration for Tu
B'Shevat" at 10 a.m. Jan. 31 in the
synagogue. Children in pre-kindergarten
through first grade will participate. For
required reservations, call Joyce Epstein,
Wednesday, Feb. 3
A Tu B'Shevat Seder will be held for
children in grades four-six and their parents
at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at Temple Emanu-El. The
program will include a potluck dinner. It is
the final program in the Jewish Sense-Ability
series. For information, call Dr. Margaret
Sunday, Feb. 7
"Making Jewish Memories" will be the
topic for a special workshop at Temple Israel
for parents of children in third through fifth
grades at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at the temple. The
morning will include a video presentation and
methods of recording special Jewish events
in a family's history. For information, call Rita
Abramson, 661-5700. The program is
sponsored in part by Jewish Experiences for
FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 1988
Check your synagogue
library for availability.
Friday, Feb. 5
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization teens
and their parents will spend a weekend at
the Butzel Conference Center in Ortonville
Feb. 5-7. The weekend will include outdoor
winter sports, Shabbat programs and a
variety of joint activities for parents and their
teens. For information, call Arnie Weiner,
350-2760; or Harlene Appelman, 661-0600.
The weekend is sponsored by BBYO and the
Fresh Air Society.
fc‘I'' Want A Pen Pal? Write To A Family In Israel
est One way to learn about Jewish
life around the world is to write to a
Jewish family in another country.
What is daily life like in the pen
pal's country? What is Jewish life
like? How are the holidays
celebrated? To help our readers
learn about Jews around the world,
L'Chayim is making available
addresses of Jewish families in
This month, the Israel Aliyah
Center has provided L'Chayim with
names of Detroiters who have made
aliyah (literally, gone up to Israel).
Edward and Hannah Bayer, Tali,
Havi, Shiri, Karen and Roey, 17
Herzl, 43353 Raanana, Israel.
Rabbi Jason and Lynn Meyers,
Miriam, Shalom and Chedva, 345/22
Ramat Gimel, Jerusalem, Israel.
Claudio and Ellen Saadia, Eitan
and Ilan, P.O. Box 73, Ariel, Doar-
Na, Ephraim 44805, Israel.
Moshe and Miryum
Samsonowitz, Yoseph, Yoacom,
Rochel, Rivkah, Naomi and Aryeh,
29/2 Ezrat Torah, Jerusalem, Israel.
Alex and Elaine Cheshin, Arik,
Maya and Dahni, Bussell No. 8,
Petach Tikvah, Israel.
Elan and Eileen Levinson,
Daphna, Gidon and No'omi, Moshav
Yodfat, D.N. Misgav, Israel.
Cost of a one-ounce airmail
letter to Israel is 44 cents.