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June 14, 1991 - Image 45

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-06-14

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AJCommittee Will Cite
Doug and Winifred Fraser

W. Fraser

D. Fraser

of the Michigan Association
of Governing Boards.

JNF Dinner
Hears Daniel Syme

Irving and Sarah Pitt will
be honored by the Jewish Na-
tional Fund, with the Keter
Shem Tov — Crown of Good
Name Award June 18 at Con-
gregation Shaarey Zedek,
during a dinner dance in
their honor.
Irving Nusbaum, general
chairman for the dinner, will
serve as master of
Rabbi Daniel B. Syme, vice
president of the Union of
American Hebrew Congrega-
tions, will be the speaker. In
addition to his vice presiden-
tial duties, Rabbi Syme
oversees the Union's pro-
grams of Outreach, Educa-
tion, Television and Film Pro-
duction, the Task Force of
Youth Suicide as well as the
UAHC Fund for Reform Juda-
ism. Rabbi Syme graduated

Photo Policy
For Organizations

In an effort to provide
space for all upcoming
local events, The Jewish
News has not always had
space for post-event
photographs. We would
like to renew our efforts
in this area and en-
courage Jewish organiza-
tions to send in
photographs of their
major events.

However, these post-
event photos will appear
only on a space-available
basis. Photographs con-
taining more than 5 per-
sons do not reproduce well
and are less likely to be
published. For accuracy's
sake, we ask that all
photographs be accom-

The speaker will be Hyman
Bookbinder, National AJC's
Washington representative
emeritus, who serves as a
public affairs counsellor.
Honorary dinner chairmen
for the evening are Irving
Bluestone, Helen Milliken,
Max Fisher and Gerald
Smith. Dinner chairmen are
Kathleen Straus and Sue
For ticket information, call
the American Jewish Com-
mittee, 965-3353.

panied by typewritten,
double-spaced identifying
captions, written in com-
plete sentences, and the
name and address of the
Professional quality
photographs are pre-
ferred. Color photographs
may not reproduce well.
There is a $10 charge
when a photograph is
published. The Jewish
News will bill the organ-
ization after the
photograph appears in the
Photographs will be
returned if accompanied
by an appropriate
stamped, self-addresssed

Shown at the dedication of a portable classroom at the Hebrew Day
School of Ann Arbor in May are Dr. Lisbeth Fried, Robert Honeyman
and Marian Siegel.

Grand Rapids Dinner
Honors Rabbi Lewis

Daniel Syme

from the University of
Michigan with Phi Beta Kap-
pa honors. In 1972 he was or-
dained from the Hebrew
Union College — Jewish In-
stitute of Religion, Cincinnati
campus. While at Hebrew
Union College, he won the
Farband Hebrew Prize, the
Sulzberger Award in Homi-
letics and the Lazarus Prize
for academic excellence.
Also included on the pro-
gram will be Sue Ellen
Eisenberg, president of JNF;
Mark Schlussel, president,
Jewish Welfare Federation of
Detroit; Richard Joel, inter-
national director, B'nai B'rith
Hillel Foundations; Rabbis M.
Robert Syme, Paul Yedwab
and Cantor Harold Orbach of
Temple Israel; Rabbi E.B.
Freedman, Yeshiva Beth
Yehudah; and Rabbi Norman
T. Roman, Temple Kol Ami.
Music will be provided by
Mack Pitt and his orchestra.
For information, call JNF,

Ibmple Emanuel and Con-
gregation Ahavas Israel of
Grand Rapids will pay tribute
to Rabbi Albert M. Lewis,
spiritual leader of Temple
Emanuel, at a State of Israel
Bond dinner 6 p.m. July 9 in
the Pantlind Ballroom of the
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel,
Grand Rapids.
Rabbi Lewis will be
presented with the State of
Israel's Freedom Award in
recognition of his outstanding
dedication to his congrega-
tion, the community and the
nation of Israel. Serving as
honorary dinner chairman is
Sol Bach; dinner co-chairmen
are Edward Miller and Ar-
thur Silverstein.
Rabbi Lewis earned a
bachelor of arts degree in
psychology at Wayne State
University. He studied at the
Hebrew Union College —
Jewish Institute of Religion,
where he earned a bachelor of
Hebrew letters degree, a
master's degree in Hebrew;
was ordained as a rabbi, and
later earned a doctorate in
Hebrew literature — geron-
His academic positions in-
clude associate professor of
psychology at Mercy College
in Detroit, adjunct professor
of gerontology at Western
Michigan University in
Kalamazoo and adjunct pro-
fessor of psychology and
Emeritus Center lecturer at
Aquinas College in Grand
Speaker at the dinner will
be author, drama critic and
international correspondent

Moses Schoenfeld.
For dinner reservations, call
Temple Emanuel, (616)
459-5976; or Congregation
Ahavas Israel, (616) 949-2840.

ZOA Airs
TV Program

Two TV programs produced
by the Zionist Organization of
America dealing with Israel's
security and the U.S. peace
initiative will be shown local-
ly 2:30 p.m. on Channel 11
June 16-23.
Featured commentators on
the programs will be Yoram
Aridor, Israel's ambassador to
the United Nations; Howard
Schaerf, vice chairman of the
ZOA board; Will Maslow,
editor, Boycott Report; Tom
Sarkeny, president, Startrade
Fund; and Ken Bialkin, presi-
dent, Jewish Community
Relations Council. Anchoring
the programs will be the Pitt-
sburgh ZOA leader, Marian
Ungar Davis.

PTA Group
Holds Auction

The PTA of the Yeshiva
Beth Yehudah and the Sally
Allan Alexander Beth Jacob
School for Girls will host Auc-
tion '91 7 p.m. June 23 at the
yeshiva building.
A silent auction starts the
evening. The regular auction
will begin at 8:15 p.m. There
is an admission charge.
Refreshments will be served.
For information, call the
Yeshiva office, 557-9380.




The Detroit Chapter of The
American Jewish Committee
will present its 1991 Com-
munity Leadership Award to
Douglas and Winifred Fraser
6:30 p.m. June 26 at the
Westin Hotel. AJC has chosen
to honor the Frasers because
of their years of service
to the Detroit community
both through their personal
careers and community in-
A former UAW president,
Douglas Fraser is a respected
labor leader who has served
on the AFL-CIO Executive
Council for three years and
the Chrysler Board of Direc-
tors as a representative for
Chrysler workers. He teaches
labor studies at Wayne State
University and is a lecturer at
the John F. Kennedy School
at Harvard. He also serves on
the Board of Governors of the
United Way of America and
on the executive committee of
the Leadership Conference on
Civil Rights.
Winifred Fraser, a former
associate dean of WSU's
Graduate School, serves in
the volunteer sector. Dr.
Fraser's communal involve-
ment includes Child-Youth In-
itiative of Detroit/Wayne
County, the Prevention Ad-
visory Committee of the
Department of Mental
Health, the Michigan Mental
Health Association and the
Women's Economic Club. In
addition she is the chairman
of the Board of Trustees of
Western Michigan University
and the representative chair

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