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September 15, 1989 - Image 45

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1989-09-15

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COMMUNITY

Ann Arbor And Soviet Emigres
Plan Bone Marrow Blood Tests

tion Shaarey Zedek at 8:30
a.m. Donor appointments and
bus reservations must be
made by Wednesday.
For information, call drive
chairman Sue Moss,
788-0408, or Michael Brooks,
Hillel director, 769-0500.
Joanna Berger, adminis-
trator of the English
Language Department of the

Jewish Community Center,
will have a special program
for Soviet Jews. The program
will take place 11:30 a.m.
Monday at the Jimmy Pren-
tis Morris Building. The pro-
gram will be in Russian and
English and will focus on ex-
plaining the importance of
becoming a bone marrow
donor.

Sherman And Mondry
Chair HMC Dinner

Two Detroit civic leaders
have been named chairmen
for the Holocaust Memorial
Center's fifth annual dinner
Nov. 12 at the Westin Hotel.
Jane Sherman, who most

OMM N IT

The Young Israel congrega-
tions of Detroit, in coopera-
tion with Orthodox, Conser-
vative and Reform congrega-
tions, will continue their ef-
fort to have Jews tested for
bone marrow matching. The
community has organized
several drives in the last year,
and two new drives have been
scheduled by others in the
community.
On Sept. 24,. the Ann Arbor
community-wide bone mar-
row screening drive will take
place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the
University of • Michigan
Hillel. Residents of the
Detroit area, aged 18-50 and
in good health, who have not
yet been tested are encourag-
ed to participate.
Transportation will be pro-
vided at no charge. The bus
will depart from Congrega-

Anaruth Bernard and Sidney Feldman

Seminary Will Hold
Annual Education Day

The Jewish Theological
Seminary of America will
host its annual education day,
"Sunday at the Seminary in
Detroit," 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at
Hillel Day School.

Three professors from the
Seminary will be the guest
speakers. Dr. Shaye Cohen
will discuss "Intermarriage,
Conversion and Matrilineal
Descent: A History. of the
Laws of Personal Status"; Dr.
Neil Gillman will speak on
"Does God Really Care What
Food I Eat? Modern Ap-
proaches to Jewish Ritual";
and Dr. Judith Hauptman
will discuss "Resolving the
Conflict Between Feminism
and Judaism!'

The event is co-chaired by
Anaruth Bernard and Sidney
Feldman.

Bernard has served on Con-
gregation Beth Shalom board
of directors and has co-chaired
its cultural commission. She
is past president of Hillel Day
School and is a former board
member of United Hebrew
Schools.
Feldman has served on the
board of trustees, the adult
study commission, the ritual
committee and was men's
club vice-president at Adat
Shalom Synagogue. He was a
hadracha participant of the
Jewish Welfare Federation, is
on the JWF study commis-
sion for Jewish education and
was a board member of UHS.
For information, call the
metro Detroit Seminary of-
fice, 559-9112.
There is no charge. Babysit-
ting services will be available
upon request.

Detroit AJCommittee
Chooses New Director

Sharona Shapiro has been
named area director for the
Detroit Chapter of the
American Jewish Committee.
Shapiro is a graduate of the
University of Cincinnati and
holds degrees in education
and Judaic studies. Her
educational background also
includes course work at the
Jewish Theological Seminary
of America and Hebrew
Union College.

Shapiro will be relocating
to Detroit from Dallas, with
her husband, attorney David
Lerner, and their two chil-
dren. In Dallas, she held the
position of assistant area
director of the Dallas AJC
Chapter.

Shapiro succeeds Sherwood
Sandweiss, who retired this
year after serving 20 years
with AJC.

Bonds Sponsors
Art, Home Tour

The seventh annual Art
and Home jIbur, sponsored by
the Metro Detroit State of
Israel Bonds women's divi-
sion, will be held 9:30 a.m.
Oct. 4.
There is no charge. Guest
participation is by the 1989
prior or intended purchase of
$1,500 or more in Israel Bond
securities.
The tour will include visits
to the Franklin homes of
Beverly and Kenneth
Neumann and Carol and Paul
Hooberman, and the Bloom-
field Hills home of Janice and
Gerald Katz, where lunch
will be served. Transportation
by tour buses will be
provided.
Marjorie Krasnick and
Bluma Schechter are
chairmen of the event. For in-
formation or reservations,
call Israel Bonds, 352-6555.

.

Soviet Emigres
Celebrate Brit

Thirteen Soviet Jewish boys
and one adult this week
celebrated their recent brit
milah (circumcision) at the
Oak Park Lubavitch Center.
Sponsored by Free Friends of
Refugees of Eastern Europe,
the event was highlighted by
a presentation of 10-speed
bikes for the children and a
talit for the adult.
Anyone that knows of a
recently arrived Soviet fami-
ly interested in the organiza-
tion or arranging a brit can
call Rabbi Herschel Zaklos,
548-2527.

David Mondry

Jane Sherman

recently headed the Allied
Jewish Campaign, was
named general chairman.

Las Vegas Night
Helps The Elderly

The Benefactors of the
Jewish Home for Aged will
hold their second Las Vegas
Night 6:30-10:30 p.m. Tues-
day at Knollwood Country
Club. Proceeds from this
event, which is open to the
community, will benefit
special projects for the Home.
Grand prize for the evening is
a large-screen television.
Planning committee
members are Kenneth Allen,
Gilbert Borman, Steve Fried-
man, Bruce Gale, George
Glassman, Joel Jacob, Gary
Shiffman, Geoffrey Silver-
man, Joel L. Smith, Jonathan
Steinberg, and Steven Weiss.
For information about the
event, call the Jewish Home
for Aged, 532-7112.

David Mondry, also a past
chairman of the Campaign
and the Holocaust Memorial
Center's dinner, was named
patron chairman.
Mrs. Sherman said, "The
Holocaust Memorial Center
has become the nation's most
toured Jewish institution,
providing important
messages to Jew and non-Jew
alike?'
Mondry added that. "we
have been fortunate at the
support the dinner has receiv-
ed throughout the years and
I expect that this support will
grow!'

Ethiopian Jews
Topic Of Exhibit

An exhibit of photographs
taken by Marriam Cramer
Ring of San Francisco, which
records the lives in Jewish
villages in Ethiopia, will be
on display at the Maple/
Drake Jewish Community
Center through Sept. 24.
The exhibit encompasses
four Jewish villages where
women, children, elderly and
ill Jews, who were still in
Ethiopia when Operation
Moses ended, struggle to
survive.

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