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February 17, 1989 - Image 41

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COMMUNITY

Israel Conference Day
On March 12 At U.M.

7, 1913, by 11 Jewish men at
New York University.
For information about the
brunch, contact committee co-
chairmen Don Rudick,
855-1917; Steve Bernstein,
851-8888; or Andrew Cohen,
646-2348.

Israeli Lawyer
Will Speak

Raymond Tanter

Yosef Olmert

The fifth annual Israel Con-
ference Day will take place
March 12 at the Rackham
School of Graduate Studies at
the University of Michigan.
ICD is a day-long academic
program of lectures, panel
discussion and film exploring
the social, political, and
cultural life of Israel. The
public is invited.
i
Keynote speakers will be
Wolf Blitzer, Washington cor-
respondent; and Israel Peleg,
Israel consul general.
Other participants include
the first female brigadier
general in the Israel Defense
Force, Amira Dotan; laWyer
and feminist Rachel Ben-
ziman U-M Political Science
Professor Raymond 'ranter; U-

M English Professor Anita
Norich; Richard Strauss,
editor of the Middle East
Policy Survey; political scien-
tist Yosef Olmert; historian
Elie Rekhess; filmmaker
Dani Wollman; and
playwright and novelist Nava
Semel.
The topics of the day are:
the impact of the Palestinian
uprising on the peace process;
media reporting on the Mid-
dle East; the second genera-
tion: the scars of Israeli sons
and daughters of Holocaust
survivors; sexual discrimina-
tion in Israel; and Israel's
developing film industry.
The conference is accom-
panied by an art exhibit of
work by Israeli painters and
photographers.

AEIN Will Honor
Lawrence Hyman

Lawrence Hyman

Lawrence Hyman, an alum-
nus of the Alpha Epsilon Pi
Fraternity chapter at Wayne
State University, will be
honored "for his many years

of devoted service to AEPi
and to Jewish life," at an
alumni buffet brunch on
March 12 at the Tam
O'Shanter Country Club.
Hyman has served in many
capacities in AEPi both as an
undergraduate and as an
alumnus and is financial ad-
viser to the chapter at the
University of Michigan. He
was past vice-president and
secretary in the Metropolitan
Detroit B'nai B'rith Council
and is a board member of the
Michigan Region B'nai B'rith
Youth Organization.
Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity,
a national Jewish social
fraternity with more than
50,000 alumni throughout
the United States and
Canada, is celebrating its
75th anniversary this year.
AEPi was founded November

PNAI (Parents of North
American Israelis) will hold a
meeting at 8 p.m. Thursday at
the Jewish Community
Center Jimmy Prentis Morris
Building. Col. Linda Shafir,
an attorney, will speak on
"The Inheritance Laws of
Israel."
Col. Shafir has served 18th
years in the Israeli army.
All parents of children liv-
ing in Israel are welcome.
Refreshments will be served.
For information, call Emil
Wolok, 968-2611; or Esther
Tal, 661-5440.

OP Kiwanis
Club Meets

Members of the Kiwanis
Club of Oak Park will have an
inter-club and spouse night
on Wednesday at 6:45 p.m.
Club President Marc Sonne
said the program will focus
attention to the land of
Egypt, via a slide presenta-
tion. Music, entertainment
and ethnic food will be part of
the evening's program.
The Oak Park Kiwanis
Club meets at Sami's
Restaurant, 13400 W. Eight
Mile.

New Parent
Class To Begin

The Oakland County
health division will offer a
series of six expectant parent
classes on Wednesday even-
ings at 7 p.m. in the
Southfield office of the health
division, 27725 Greenfield,
Southfield, Classes will begin
March 1. Enrollment is
limited. To register, call the
health department, 424-7042.

Diabetes
Class Set

A series of six diabetes
classes will be held on
Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the
auditorium of the Oakland
County Health Division's
South office, 27725 Green-
field, Southfield. Classes will
begin Thursday. There is no
fee. Enrollment is limited. To
register, call the health divi-
sion, 424-7042.

Goldstein Will Retire
At Transport Service

After 39 years of service to
the Jewish community,
Isadore Goldstein has an-
nounced his retirement, effec-
tive the end of February.
He has been director of the
Jewish Welfare Federation's
Transportation Service for
the past seven years, and ex-
ecutive secretary of United
Hebrew Schools before that.
The buses, with United
Hebrew School markings,
serve Jewish institutions,
non-profit organizations,
social service agecies and
schools in the general com-
munity. The service has rais-
ed its rates only once in the
past six years.
The agency is run under the
supervision of Federation,
through UHS. It operates 70
buses and vans year-round. In
his seven years at the helm,
Goldstein has helped turn the
service into the largest opera-
tion of its kind in America.
More than 60 friends and

Teddy Bear
Clinic Planned

The Song Sisters will per-
form a "Teddy Bear Sing-
Along" at 1 p.m. Feb. 26 at
Temple Emanu-El, as part of
a "Sunday in the Park with
J.E.F.F." (Jewish Experiences
For Families).
The program will include a
puppet show by the Germ-
busters of Sinai Hospital,
games and other picnic-type
activities, and a Teddy Bear
clinic comprised of physicians
from Sinai Hospital: Dr. Con-
rad Giles checking teddy bear
eyes, Dr. Richard Grugel
checking teddy bear arms
and legs, and Dr. Marty
Levinson checking teddy
bears' overall well-being.
This program, designed to
teach pre-schoolers about
good health, is open to all pre-
schoolers and their parents.
Reservations are required.
For information, contact Rena
Cohen or Michaelyn Silver-
man, 967-4020.
"Sunday in the Park with
J.E.F.F." is sponsored by Tern-
ple Emanu-El Nursery
School, Sinai Hospital of
Detroit and Jewish Ex-
periences For Families.

Yiddish Vinkl
Meets Sunday

A Yiddish Vinkl sponsored
by the Workmen's Circle will
be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at
the Workmen's Circle Center,

Isadore Goldstein

associates took part in a
retirement party for Golds-
tein last month. Ronald
Beaton will become the new
director, March 1.

26341 Coolidge, Oak Park.
The vinkl gives those who
love Yiddish an opportunity
to hear and speak
"Mamaloshen."
The public is invited, and
there is no charge.
An eight-week adult Yid-
dish class session, to meet at
7 p.m. Tuesdays, is being
planned. Mary Koretz will
teach. For information, con-
tact the Workmen's Circle of-
fice, 545-0985.

Men To Have
Member Dinner

The men's club of Congrega-
tion Beth Abraham Hillel
Moses will hold its annual
paid-up membership dinner
on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Seifu Lessanework, owner
and operator of the Blue Nile
Ethiopian Restaurant in
Greektown, will speak from
personal experience about
Etiopian Jewry. Dues can be
paid at the door. For informa-
tion, call the synagogue office,
851-6880.

Library Hours
Are Listed

Bais Chabad 'Ibrah Center's
new library hours are 10:30
a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays
and 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Mon-
days. The library now houses
a series of tapes that cover the
entire book of Tanya — Jewish
mysticism. For information,
contact the Torah Center,
626-1807.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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