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March 10, 1989 - Image 45

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1989-03-10

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COMMUNITY

Week Of Jewish Woman
Observance Starts Sunday

The sixth annual Interna-
tional Week of the Jewish
Woman will be observed local-
ly starting Sunday. A
Women's Wellness Fair —
Body and Soul at the
Maple/Drake Jewish Com-
munity Center, sponsored by
the Lubavitch Women's
Organization in conjjunction
with the Center for Cardio-
vascular Health of Sinai
Hospital, will highlight the
observance.
The fair begins at 10 a.m.
with an exhibition of displays
ranging from how diet can
help prevent osteoporosis, to
how Jewish traditions such as
kashrut and mikvah promote
spiritual wellness.

James Macy, left, of the Oakland County Food Bank, accepts a check from Mazon — the Jewish
Response to Hunger — presented by Rabbi A. Irving Schnipper of Congregation Beth Abraham Hillel
Moses. Mazon asks contributions of three percent of the cost of any party. It has collected $330,000 in
recent years and has presented other checks in the Detroit area to Wellness House and Mother Waddles.

Yiddish Translator Shevrin
Will Speak At Purim Brunch

The Histadrut, Labor
Zionist Alliance, Na'amat
USA and Labor Zionist In-
stitute will hold a Purim
party brunch at 11 a.m.
March 19 in the Morris L.
Lieberman Hall of the Labor
Zionist Institute, 25900
Greenfield, Oak Park.
Featured on the program
will be Aliza Shevrin, an in-
ternationally published

York, she was actively in-
volved in Habonim.
Mrs. Shevrin has translated
many of the works of Isaac
Bashevis Singer, Sholom
Aleichem, Zalman Schneur
and I.L. Peretz for publication
and has lectured to many
groups. She has been a guest
on television talk shows and
radio interview shows. She is
an invited participant of the
University of Michigan Com-

parative Literature Depart-
ment Translation Seminar.
Proceeds will be used to
build a telecommunications
and security system at Kib-
butz Grofit in the Negev. The
project will be named in
memory of Morris L Lieber-
man, longtime chairman of
Histadrut.
The public is invited. Call
Histadrut, 967-4720, for
, reservations.

Conference To Probe
'Aging In The Future'

Aliza Shevrin

translator of Yiddish
literature. She will speak on
"Yom Tov in Sholom
Aleichem's World!"
Born and raised in
Brooklyn, N.Y., and the
daughter of a rabbi, Shevrin
spoke Yiddish as her first
language. She attended
Jewish schools in New York
and holds degrees from Cor-
nell University, Washburn
University and a master's
degree in social work from the
University of Kansas. In New

LeVine Institute on Aging,
the research and education
arm of the Jewish Home for
Aged, and the Senior Coor-
dinating Aging Networks of
Oakland and Macomb Coun-
ties are cosponsors of a con-
ference on "Aging in the
Future" to be held 9 p.m.
Tuesday at the Northfield
Hilton in Troy.
Future trends in the field of
aging will be explored by
speakers and workshop
leaders. Keynote speakers are
Suzanne Weiss, health reim-
bursement policy analyst for
the American Association of
Homes for the Aging, and
Dennis LaBuda, director of
the Thchnology Center for the
Aged which is a wholly owned
research and development
subsidiary of the Miami
Jewish Home and Hospital
for the Aged.

"Age Related Policy and the
New Administration" is the
topic of Weiss' speech.
LaBuda will discuss "The
Tech/Aging Scene." Jude
Huetteman of Ann Arbor, a
health care consultant, will
speak at lunch on "The Role
of Lobbying in the Health
Care systerri."
Workshops include "Pro-
gramming for the Older
Adult in Supportive Settings,"
"Adult Day Care — Explora-
tion of Medical, Social Free-
Standing Models," "Examin-
ing the Nursing Shortage,"
"The Future of Home Care!"
and "Future Public and
Private Directions in Hous-
ing."
For conference information,
call Carol Kermavner at the
Jewish Home for Aged,
532-7112.

A highlight of the program
will be a lecture, "The
Spiritual Dimensions of Men-
tal Well-Being," by Dr.
Shlomo Sawilowsky. Dr.
Sawilowsky is an assistant
professor and member of the
graduate faculty of the Col-
lege of Education at Wayne
State University. His
research interest and area of
expertise is in computer
designed simulations to solve
complex psychological and
educational problems. He also
has experience in counseling
Jews involved in cults and
missionary groups.
For details and reserva-
tions, contact Mrs. Chana
Finman, 542-5087.

Israel Housing Topic
Of Technion Meeting

Benny Schwarz and Gideon
Badt, Israeli architects and
graduates of Technion-Israel
Institute of Technology, will
discuss "Israel's Housing Pro-
blem" at the Technion Detroit
Chapter meeting on Wednes-
day at 7:45 p.m. at the United
Hebrew Schools building.
Chairing the program will
be James Deutchman, ex-
ecutive committee member of
Detroit Technion 2000.
Schwarz and Badt will com-
pare Israeli and American
housing design, materials
and construction methods to
consider what could be learn-
ed from the American prac-
tice, to reduce Israeli housing
costs. Slides will be shown to
illustrate American and
Israeli private housing.
Schwarz is the chief ar-
chitect of the Kibbutz Move-
ment. He is in a geronotology

architecture doctoral program
at the University of
Michigan. After army service
and participation in the Six-
Day War, he was graduted
from the Technion in 1975
with a degree in architecture
and town planning. For the
next nine years he was ar-
chitect for the planning
department of the Kibbutz
Movement. From 1984 to
1987, Schwarz was the
shaliach to the Jewish com-
munity of Detroit.
Badt was graduated from
the Technion in 1980 with a
B.Sc degree in architecture
and town planning. He has
served in the Israeli regular
army and reserves with the
latest rank of major. Badt is
co-owner of an architectural
office in Haifa. Recently, Badt
designed a new settlement
consisting of 100 units.

Broadway Music Focus
Of Music Study Event

Music Study Club of
Metropolitan Detroit will pre-
sent Helen Rowin and Bernie
Katz in a concert of "Words
and Music from Broadway," at
the Birmingham Temple on.
March 19 at 3 p.m.

Soprano Rowin has ap-
peared in concert and in
musical theater, doing leads
in Guys and Dolls and Damn
Yankees, among others. Mrs.
Rowin is a music librarian at
the main branch of the
Detroit Public Library and a
past president of Music Study
Club.

• Katz is an accomplished
pianist, both in popular music
and classical performance. He
has performed with the
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
and Brunch with Bach.
Senior adults from the
Jewish Community Center
will attend the concert with
transportation provided by
the Sally Allan Alexander
Fund for Senior Citizens.
Joan Rose is chairman of
the day. Guests are welcome.
There is no admission charge.
For information, call Sylvia
Mitchnick, 355-2395; or Ms.
Rose, 543-2036.

THE DETROIT JEWISH -NEWS

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