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April 06, 1990 - Image 47

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1990-04-06

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Women's League Hosts
Spring Conference

Goldie Bober Kweller, past
national president and presi-
dent of Mercaz will speak at
the Michigan Branch
Women's League for Conser-
vative Judaism 32nd annual
Spring Conference April
29-30 at Adat Shalom
Programs and workshops
on social action/world affairs,
adult education, programm-
ing and membership will be
based on the theme "Quest
For Quality — Shaping Your
Workshops will be led by
Libby Ben Moche, Judy
Joseph, Martha Oleinick,

Goldie Kweller:
Conference Speaker.

Shirley Ruzumna, and
Sharlene Ungar.
Kweller is a member of the
board of directors of the

Emanu-El Hosts
Special Service

The annual Isaac Mayer
Wise Sabbath of the
Metropolitan Detroit Federa-
tion of Reform Synagogues
(MDFRS) will be held 8:15
p.m. April 14 at Temple
Emanu-El. A Kabbalat Shab-
bat Service for the In-
termediate Sabbath of
Passover will be followed by
social action workshops.
Kim Willett, Temple
Emanu-El's sign language in-
terpreter, will present the
Sabbath Service in American
Sign Language for the hear-
ing impaired.
The workshops will include
AIDS, ecology and the en-
vironment, economic justice,
interfaith relations, the Israel
Action Center, refugees and
immigration, reproduction
rights, and separation of
church and state.
Participating congregations
are Emanu-El, Beth El, Beth
Isaac of Trenton, Beth Jacob,
Temple Israel, Kol Ami, Shir
Shalom, and Shir Tikvah.

United Synagogue of
America; vice-president of the
World Council of Synagogues;
board member of the World
Jewish Congress, American
Section; and a member of the
Executive Committee of the
Foundation for Conservative
(Masorti) Judaism in Israel.
The new Michigan Branch
Officers to be installed at a
dinner on April 29 are: Ruth
Marcus, president; Shirley
Wine, Florence Gerber,
Shirley Ruzumna, Diane
Voight, vice presidents;
Pauline Norman, treasurer;

Lillian Trumper, Judy Leder,
Judy Davis Rosenthal, Frieda
Davidorf, secretaries; and
Charlotte Nussbaum, im-
mediate past president.
New volunteers to be
honored at a luncheon on
April 30 are: Rachel Maisel,
Robin Morris, Ann Emerson,
Madelyn Liss, Pearl Kozik,
Candy Rafsky, Randee Lip-
man, Audrey Mogill and San-
dy Iffer. The Branch Chorale
will perform.
For information, call Frieda
Davidorf, 661-4389.

Survivors To Hold
Memorial Academy

Organization of Metropolitan
Detroit — Survivors of the
Nazi Genocide — in coopera-
tion with the Holocaust
Memorial Center, Jewish
Community Council, Greater
Detroit Interfaith Round
Table of Christians and Jews,
the Ecumenical Division of
Archdiocese of Detroit and
Jewish Community Center
will hold the annual Holo-
caust Memorial Academy
1:30 p.m. April 22 at the
Maple-Drake Center.
A candlelighting ceremony
by the survivors of the con-
centration camps and ghettos
will be led by Mrs. Popowski.
The candlelighters are: Rose
Ferber, Irene Petrinitz, Ida
Waksberg, Alex Karp, Aron
Weinstein and Abe Zar-
nowieski. They will be accom-
panied by the children of the
Holocaust survivors: Gail Of-
fen Samuels, Helena Op-
towski Shavell, Tali Elam
Wendrow, Mark Kent, David
Kraus and Joshua Krut.
Candles will be lit in memory
of Israeli fallen soldiers and

Seders Planned
For Soviet Jews

F.R.E.E., an affiliate of
Michigan Chabad, invites all
Soviet immigrants to its 13th
annual Pesach seders 8:15
p.m. April 9 and 10 at Con-
gregation Dovid Ben Nuchim.
The seders will include the
traditional Pesach dinner and
hand-baked shmura matzah,
as well as the recital and com-
mentary to the Haggadah.
There is no charge. To make
reservations or for informa-
tion, call Rochel Kagan,
542-5058; or Lubavitch Foun-
dation, 737-7000.

civilians by Alex Ehrmann;
in memory of all members of
Shaarit Haplaytah who pass-
ed away by Simon Schwarz-
berg; and in memory of Dr.
John J. Mames.
Cantor Max Shimansky of
Congregation Beth Achim
will chant memorial prayers
and renditions. He will be ac-
companied by Rochelle
Greetings will be offered by
Leon Halpern, president,
Holocaust Memorial Center;
Henry Dorfman, chairman
executive committee, HMC;
Mark Schlussel, president,
Jewish Welfare Federation;
Linda Lee, vice-president
Jewish Community Center;
Robert Arcand, director,
Greater Detroit Interfaith
Round Table of the National
Conference of Christians and
Jews; Charles Silow, chair-
man, Holocaust Committee,
Jewish Community Council;
Arthur Weiss, Junior Divi-
sion, Shaarit Haplaytah; Ar-
thur Kirsh, officer, CHAIM
(Children of Holocaust Sur-
vivors Association in
Violinist Joseph Goldman,
assistant concert master of
the Detroit Symphony Or-
chestra, will play memorial
musical selections and will be
accompanied by Deborah Ber-
man. Shari Ferber Kaufman
will give a recitation.
Rabbi Charles Rosenzveig,
director of the Holocaust
Memorial Center will deliver
the memorial address. Martin
Rose will lead the Kaddish.
Ely Katz, commander, and
member of the Jewish War
Veterans of the United States
of America, department of
Michigan will present the

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Hillel Day School student Tal Sapeika reads the program with Sylvia
Stahl at the March 5 luncheon for isolated seniors sponsored by Jewish
Vocational Service and Adat Shalom Synagogue. Hillel eighth graders
interacted with the seniors and Adat Shalom nursery students -

Ben Ari Will Speak
At Beth Shalom Dinner

Abbie Ben Ari, a former
member of Israel's delegation
to the United Nations and an
authority in mass com-
munications, will speak at
6 p.m. April 25 at the Con-
gregation Beth Shalom New
Beginnings Dinner on behalf
of State of Israel Bonds.
The dinner, dedicated to the
Soviet aliyah to Israel, will
also honor Beth Shalom
members who have served as
presidents of the
Ben Ari has served in a
number of diplomatic posts.
Born in Johannesburg,

South Africa, he emigrated to
Israel in 1952, lived on a kib-
butz for eight years and then
settled in a new development
town in the Negev desert,
where he served on the
municipal council and was a
He is managing director of
an international mass com-
munications company head-
quartered in Jerusalem, as
well as an adviser to govern-
ment ministries and

For information, call Israel
Bonds, 352-6555.

JWF Women
Host Lobenthal

The Jewish Welfare Federa-
tion Women's Division will
end its Food For Thought
Luncheon Series with a talk
by Richard Lobenthal, 11:30
a.m. April 25 at Knoliwood
Country Club in West
The regional director of
Michigan's Anti-Defamation
League, Lobenthal has held
positions with ADL offices in
the South and Southwest. He
supervises seven ADL offices
serving 11 Midwestern states.
His topic will be "Racial
Prejudice in Our Schools."
There is a charge and reser-
vations are required.

Richard Lobenthal:
Prejudice in school?



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