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October 06, 1989 - Image 77

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1989-10-06

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Professional Service

Berman Award for
• Outstanding Professional Service

Schochet Family
Outstanding Teacher Award

Leah Kar

Nira Lev

Educators went to the head of the class this year.

Both the Berman Award, which honors professionalism

in Jewish communal service, and the new Schochet
Award, acknowledging excellence in Jewish education,

have gone to teachers in Detroit Jewish schools.

Between them, Nira Lev and Leah Kar have taught in

day and afternoon schools, as well as adult classes, for
more than 45 years. Their students give them the high-
est grades for devotion, creativity and vision—for instilling

cherished Jewish values and perpetuating a sense of


The Outstanding Professional Service Award was en-

dowed by Mandell and Madeleine Berman, and the
Outstanding Teacher Award by the family of Frank and

Freda Schochet.

Hanukah Happening
sponsored by
The Neighborhood Project
and Jewish Experiences for Families

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