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August 24, 1990 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1990-08-24

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AUGUST 24, 1990 / 3 ELUL 5750

New Address
For Federation?


Assistant Editor

or 38 years, 163 Madi-
son has been the
address most synony-
mous with the Jewish com-
munity's identity and rela-
tionship with Detroit.
But at an executive com-
mittee meeting scheduled
Aug. 24, Jewish Welfare
Federation President Mark
Schlussel was scheduled to

Mark Schlussel:
Federation should be more

propose that the Federation
purchase land for the future
development of a new head-
quarters in Farmington
Mr. Schlussel said that the
Federation has under con-
tract a six-acre parcel of land
at 13 Mile Road and Nor-
thwestern Highway. That
land will either be used to
construct a new head-
quarters, or Mr. Schlussel
said it would be "banked" if
the Federation decides in-
stead to develop an existing
building, still within the
Farmington Hills area.
Plans are preliminary and
no time table for a possible
move has been set. The Fed-
eration board of governors
is expected to address the
proposed move at a meeting
on Tuesday.
Mr. Schlussel indicated
that the Farmington Hills
location was considered be-
cause of its central location
between the Jewish Com-
munity Center at 10 Mile
Road in Oak Park and the
Maple Drake JCC in West
The new location would be
considered the principal
Federation office. A

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Ari Nessel (left) and Robert Kamins light the torch at opening
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American Youth Maccabi Games. Over 2,000 athletes from all over
the world competed in sports and enjoyed social functions and the
hospitality of 1,000 host families. Coverage begins on page 17.

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