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November 08, 1991 - Image 18

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-11-08

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Dr. Ellen Umansky, teacher
and author, will be the
scholar-in-residence for the
10th annual Rabbi Richard C.
Hertz Institute on Reform
Judaism, Nov. 15-16 at Tem-
ple Beth El.
Dr. Umansky, a member of
the teaching faculties of
Emory University and
Hebrew Union College-
Jewish Institute of Religion
in New York City, also is a
teaching associate of CLAL,
the National Jewish Center of
Learning and Leadership,
and a member of the teaching
faculty of the Wexner
Heritage Foundation.
The author of two books, Li-
ly Montagu and the Advance-
ment of Liberal Judaism:
From Vision to Vocation and
Lily Montagu; Sermons, Ad-
dresses, Letters and Prayers,
Dr. Umansky has published
articles on women and
Judaism as well as on modern
Jewish history and thought.
Dr. Umansky will speak 8
p.m. Nov. 15 on "Finding God:
What Our Foremothers Can
Teach Us." She will lead a
Torah convocation on the
creation of midrashim 9:30
a.m. Nov. 16. At 11 a.m. she
will address the congregation
on "Reclaiming the Conve-
nant: A Jewish Woman's
Search for Meaning?'
Both the Friday evening
and Saturday morning ser-
vices and the Torah convoca-
tion are open to the communi-
ty without charge.

Beth Shalom
Sets Games Night

Congregation Beth Shalom
will have its seventh annual
Las Vegas Night 8:30
p.m.-12:30 a.m. Nov. 9 in the
Las Vegas-style games will
be played for cash prizes. Pro-
ceeds will benefit the
synagogue. Refreshments will
be available at a charge.

Friends of Refugees of
Eastern Europe will host new
Americans and their families
in weekly Shabbat services
10 a.m. at the Jimmy Prentis
Morris Jewish Community
Center. Services will
culminate with a traditional
Russian-translated prayer
books and bibles are
available; instructions are
given both in English and
Russian by Rabbi Yosef
A Junior Congregation
"prayer and play" group is
held 11 a.m.-noon. All area
residents are invited to
Friday night services are
held at sunset at the F.R.E.E.
Center, 15226 Northgate
Blvd. #101. For information
call, F.R.E.E., 569-8514.

Chuck Wolfe
Resigns In Miami

Miami — Charles (Chuck)
Wolfe, executive director of
Mount Sinai Medial Center
Foundation in Miami and
former executive director of
the Jewish Home for Aged in
Detroit, will resign his Miami
post effective Nov. 30. Wolfe
plans to pursue his interests
in fund-raising, management
and aging services
"Chuck's tenure demon-
strated a remarkable record
of innovation and accomplish-
ment for the Foundation,
highlighted by the $20
million raised last year," said
Fred D. Hirt, Mount Sinai
president/CEO. Mr. Wolfe will
continue to work with Mount
Sinai in a consultative role.
Prior to joining Mount
Sinai, Wolfe served for 16
years as the executive direc-
tor of the Jewish Home for
Aged in Detroit.

Speaker, Exhibit
Describe Rescue

Michael Strum, former
associate director for relief
and rescue for the North
American Conference on
Ethiopian Jewry, will discuss
last May's airlift rescue of
14,500 Ethiopian Jews at a
program 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at the
Agency for Jewish Education.
A photo exhibit, "Last
Flight Out of Ethiopia To
Freedom," and videotape
about the airlift will be
The program is co-
sponsored by the American
Jewish Committee and the
Jewish Community Council.
The exhibit will be on display
from Nov. 18 through Dec. 15.


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