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October 28, 1988 - Image 96

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1988-10-28

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Continued from preceding page

many celebrities lend their-
"I used the money to go to the
names to a cause, Waxman
Neighborhood Playhouse in
also lends his presence. "My
New York," says Waxman. In-
life is made up of more than
cidentally, Waxman adds, he
acting;' he says of his involve-
paid his friend back "two to
ment with Variety Clubs,
three years later?'
Friends of Shaare Zedek
But acting can pay beans,
Hospital and Big Brothers,
Waxman discovered after
among other groups.
leaving New York, soon lan-
It's all a matter of tradition,
ding a job dishing out
he says. "My mother was a
delights at Barney's Beanery
philanthropist. She could
near Beverly Hills. That's
hardly speak English" — she
when my parents were
was a Polish emigrant — "but
especially concerned," he
she always did a lot of work
says.
for the community?'
No need to be, he assured
Waxman and his brother, a
them. "I had tenacity," says
physician, learned that
Waxman.
breaking bread meant more
That tenacity paid off. In
than starting a meal. "We
1974, Waxman snared the
learned to break it into three
lead role in Canadian televi-
parts," he says. "There was
sion's "Kings of Kensington,"
one part for today, one for
winning fans and fame and a
tomorrow and one to share."
Canadian Emmy Award
He then shares his
equivalent for his efforts. He
thoughts
on philanthropy.
later earned another acting
"That's a wonderful word,
award for his work in "The
that word tzedakah," says
Winnings of Frankie Walls."
Waxman. "It's more than-
"Cagney and Lacey" soon
philanthropy, charity — it
followed.
means duty. It is very much
But, says Waxman, he knew
a phenomenon of our religion.
early on that Hollywood could
"You know;' adds Waxman,
be a prison of sorts, albeit a
"every person has it within
profitable prison. "The one
himself to be a mensch. What
thing that has kept me on
could be nicer than doing
course is not living in
your best, trying your best for
Hollywood," notes the actor.
other human beings?"
He hasn't gone Hollywood
Spoken like a true mensch.
in more ways than one. Where

Sculptor Is Featured
At Temple Art Show

sculpture, jewelry, ceramics,
Birmingham Temple will
glass, weaving, metal art,
present Reba Pintzuk's
basketry and more.
sculpture at its 16th annual
The preview to the Birm-
invitational art show on Nov.
ingham Temple's Art Show
11-13.
will begin Nov. 11 at 8 p.m.
Originally a painter, Pint-
Hours on Nov. 12-13 are 10
zuk has been sculpting for 20
a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is
years. Although she has
free until noon each day, with
worked in various media, she
a nominal charge thereafter.
is currently centering on
wood construction and weld-
ed steel, as well as bronze.
She is represented in collec-
Theater Unit
tions from New York to Texas
Will Entertain
and holds many awards. She
was invited to exhibit at the
The Jewish Ensemble
Art Expo at the International
Theater, a new professional
Trade Center in New York.
company, will continue its
She holds a first prize silver
series of staged readings of
medal from the Scarab Club,
new plays, with Big Al by
won first prize for sculpture in
Susan Nanus on Nov. 10 at
Hartland and participated in
7:30 p.m. at the Maple/Drake
the Celebrate Life Show in
Jewish Community Center. A
Birmingham.
dialogue between the au-
After receiving her B.S.A.
dience and the actors will
degree at Wayne State
follow the performance, led by
University, Pintzuk pursued
director, Evelyn Orbach.
post-graduate studies in
The series will continue
sculpture there and at the
Dec. 15, with Half a Man by
Center for Creative Studies.
Esther M. Broner, and on Feb.
She spent a winter at the
16 with A Kind of Madness,
Academy of Fine Arts of San
a black comedy about Rus-
Miguel de Allende in Mexico.
sian refuseniks, by Nikki
Birmingham Temple will
Harmon. For information,
display Pintzuk's sculpture
call the Center, 661-1000, ext.
among the works of 125 ar-
341. There is a fee.
tists in painting, watercolor,

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