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November 01, 1991 - Image 51

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-11-01

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Hebrew Free Loan Association
Sets $1 Million Endowment Goal

on limited income and loans
for small businesses and
other needs.
Four gifts already have
been made through the new
Horizons program. The Sher-
win A. Behrmann Camper-
ship Loan Fund was
established by Bernice
Behrmann in honor of her
husband, a past president of
the agency:The Sanford Win-
nick Celebration Fund was
created by his daughter,
Harlene Appelman, to fund
loans for bar/bat mitzvahs,
weddings and other family

Lasts To Be Honored
At Machon Concert

Dr. Jeffrey and Mrs. Sharon
Last of Southfield will be
honored at Machon L'Torah's
Annual Chanukah Concert
7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at West
Bloomfield High School. The
evening of music will include
the Tzlil V'Zemer Boys Choir
and Dov Levine.
Dr. Jeffrey Last serves as
president of Project Eruv. He
is a member on the board of
Ptach, Young Israel of Green-
field and the Merkaz.
Mrs. Sharon Last has serv-
ed as library chairperson of
Machon for the last five years.
Mrs. Last also is involved
with Young Israel Jumpstart
program, Bais Yaakov, and
heads a communal effort on
behalf of the newly arrived
Russian Jews. Mrs. Last also

The Lasts

is active with Project Achim.
Stuart Snider and Allen
Ishakis have been appointed
as co-chairmen of this year's
ad journal.
For concert information,
call the Machon office,

Raymond Tanter
Speaks On Mideast

The Community Jewish
High School and Congrega-
tion Shaarey Zedek will spon-
sor a community-wide pro-
gram for high school students
10-11:30 a.m. Nov. 3 at Con-
gregation Shaarey Zedek. Dr.
Raymond Tanter, professor of
political science at the
University of Michigan, will
speak on the changing
politics of the Middle East.
Dr. Tanter served on the
senior staff of the National
Security Council at the White
House from 1981-82, and as
personal representative of the
secretary of defense to arms
control talks in Europe,
Schools participating in the
program include: Community
Jewish High School, Con-
gregation Shaarey Zedek,

Dr. Tanter

Temple Shir Shalom and
Temple Kol Ami. A light
breakfast will be provided.
For information, call the
Community Jewish High
School, 352-7117.

events. Emery Klein created
a crisis fund through the gift
of an insurance policy. In ad-
dition, Stanley B. and Miriam
L. Friedman have made an
unrestricted contribution.
The Horizons Program
allows donors to establish
funds with a minimum of
$5,000 in their names or the
names of loved ones. Monies
generated by the program
will be earmarked for com-
munal needs based on the
donor's interests.

J.E.F.F. Plans
- Family Havdalah

"When Three Stars. Appear:
An Astronomical Family
Havdalah Experience" spon-
sored by Jewish Experiences
for Families will take place 7
p.m. Nov. 2 at the Cranbrook
Institute of Science.
Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg
will make Havdalah at the
reflecting pool along with
Rockie Stewart and young
people representing N.C.S.Y.
The museum will open to the
general public at 9 p.m. and
the laser light show will take
place at 9:30 p.m. Entrance to
the museum is free. There
will be a charge for the
planetarium and laser light
For information, call
661-1000, Ext. 573.
Jewish Experiences for
Families is a joint project of
the Jewish Community
Center, Fresh Air Society and
the Agency for'Jewish Educa-
tion. The evening is spon-
sored in part by ECHAYIM of
The Jewish News.

Beit Kodesh Hosts
Ecumenical Show

Congregation Beit Kodesh
of Livonia will host an
ecumenically sponsored
benefit art show/concert 7:30
p.m. Nov. 16 at the
The theme of the evening
will be "Creativity as Prayer"
and local artists, musicians
and composers will donate
their time and talent. Many
area churches will co-sponsor
this event.
Artwork (painting, sculp-
ture and fashion) will be sold
at silent auction with all pro-
ceeds to be given to Funds In
Service to Humanity
Rabbi Craig Allen of Beit
Kodesh will perform. Refresh-
ments will be served.
For information, call the
synagogue, 477-8974.

Emery Klein presents Henry Lee with a check for the HFLA Centennial
Endowment Fund.

Cong. B'nai David Sets
100th Birthday Party

Congregation B'nai David
adopted a new logo designed
to commemorate the syna-
gogue's 100th birthday April
30-May 3, 1992.
Blanch Brant and Helen
Brown, both of West Bloom-
field, are co-chairwomen of
the anniversary committee,
which is collecting memorabi-
lia from people who have been
associated with B'nai David
over the years.
Anyone who has slides,
photos or would like to share
a story about B'nai David
should call the synagogue,



The Hebrew Free Loan
Association (HFLA) has an-
nounced the creation of the
HFLA Centennial Endow-
ment Fund with a goal of $1
million by its 100th anniver-
sary in 1996.
Individual funds created
through Horizons, a joint en-
dowment program of the
Federated Endowment Fund
of the Jewish Federa-
tion/United Jewish Charities,
will support specific areas of
service. These include crises,
transportation needs, funds
for special events in families

Tree of Life

From Generation to


Lecture Series Covers
Politics In Israel

The Midrasha-College of
Jewish Studies and Con-
gregation Beth Abraham
Hillel Moses will co-sponsor a
series of lectures entitled,
"Politics in Israel: Realism
and Idealism." This series
will be moderated by Sivan
Maas, for four weeks on
Wednesday evenings, 8:30 to
9:30 p.m.
Professor Yaacov Malkin,
professor of philosophy, Tel
Aviv University, will speak on
"Are We As Jews Responsible
For Our Own Destiny?" — a
historical background of the
conflicts that evoked the dif-
ferent dreams in the Diaspora
of a State of Israel Nov. 6;
Rabbi Louis Finkelman,
director of B'nai B'rith Hillel
Foundation of Greater
Detroit, and Rabbi Dannel
Schwartz of Temple Shir
Shalom will speak on "Who is
a Jew" Nov. 13; Ofra Ben
Yaacov, representative of the

Israeli Consulate, and Leslie
Newman, formerly with Pro-
ject on Pre-Negotiations at
Hebrew University, will
speak on "What Is the Arab-
Israeli Conflict All About?"
Nov. 20; Sivan Maas, com-
munity shlicha, will speak on
"An Historical Perspective of
the Future" Dec. 4.
The series will be held at
Congregation Beth Abraham
Hillel Moses.
For reservations, call the
Midrasha office, 352-7117; or
the congregation, 851-6880.

`Orphaned' Parents
Hold Workshop

The second annual "Or-
phaned" Parents Workshop
will be held 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Nov. 10 at the Birmingham
For reservations by Nov. 4,
call Sandy Alman, 851-1519;
or Sheila Bass, 626-3812.



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