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February 21, 1992 - Image 41

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1992-02-21

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COMMUNITY

Temple Emanu-EI To Sponsor
Sephardic Presentation, Classes

Each clas will be an hour
lecture and a half hour of
questions and answers. In ad-
dition to Temple Emanu-El's
Rabbi Steinger and educator
Ira Wise each teaching one
class, Reverend Oscar Ice,
director of Interfaith Pro-
grams, Greater Detroit Inter-
faith Round Table, will also
lead a class.
The last session, "Muslim
Reflections on Judaism Th-
day," will feature Imam Ab-
dullah Bey El-Amin, chair-
man of the Muslim Center,
Detroit; Imam Muneer
Fareed, spiritual leader,
Islamic Association of
Greater Detroit, Rochester
Hills; Imam Mohamad R.
Mardini, spiritual leader,
American Moslem Bekaa
Center, Dearborn.
There is a fee for the class.
For information, call Temple
Emanu-El, 967-4020.
Temple Emanu-El's
Yeshivat Kallah will offer
Thursday night courses. The
two beginning 7 p.m. Feb. 27
are "You Shall Teach Them to
Your Children," taught by

Sephardic Community
Has Shabbaton, Seder

The Sephardic Community
of Greater Detroit will hold a
"mock" Sephardic seder with
dinner and singing 5 p.m.
April 12 at Congregation
Beth Abraham Hillel Moses.
A special haggadah will be
printed representing the dif-
ferent ethnic cultures within
the Sephardic community, in-
cluding Morocco, Tunisia,
Greece, Turkey, Persia, Libya.
Members of these cultures,
will demonstrate some of
their Passover customs which
differ from the Askenazic
traditions.
There will be family-style
dinner instructed by the
Sephardic women. The
sisterhood women are Par-
vaneh Banooni, Persian;
Mary David, Greek; Laurette
Levadi, Moroccan; Sylvie
Salei, Tunisian; Shirley
Behar, Turkish. Chairman of
the Sephardic seder is Alan
Saltiel. For reservations, call
Mr. Saltiel, 358-2868.
The .Sephardic Community
of Greater Detroit will hold
two Shabbat services, with
Torah reading from their
Sephardic Torah 7 p.m. April
10 at the Hilton Hotel on
American Drive, Southfield.
Cantor Yehudah Shitrit,
Moroccan hazan from New

Jersey, will chant Sephardic
melodies with his son Yehiel.
Salvatore Katan and David
Hazan will chant prayers.
Rabbi S. Maimon of Seattle
will deliver the sermon Fri-
day evening and Saturday
morning. Kiddush will follow
both services; a kosher Per-
sian lunch will be served
Saturday, following services.
For lunch reservations, call
Jacob David, 855-9331; or
Shirley Behar, 557-8551. For
room reservations for over-
night at the Hilton Hotel, call
357-1100.

Beth Achim
Seeks Performers

Congregation Beth Achim
will hold its annual talent
show at their Purim Seudah
March 19. Chairpersons
Shelley and Gene Perlman
are looking for individuals
who would like to sing, play
an instrument, tell jokes, do
magic tricks, put on a skit or
anything in keeping with the
Purim spirit.
Participants will perform
with Rappin' Rabbi Berman,
Cantor "Mad Max" Shiman-
sky and Reverend Joseph
Baras' Purim Festival Choir.
For information, call Beth
Robinson, 352-8670.

Harlene Appelman and Ira
Wise, and at 8 p.m. "Talmud
with Training Wheels,"
taught by Ira Wise.
"Talmud With Training
Wheels" will provide a no-
risk environment in which to
learn Talmud (in translation
— no Hebrew is required).
Ms. Appelman is the
creator and coordinator of
Jewish Experiences for
Families (JEFF). Mr. Wise
earned his M.A. in Jewish
Education at the Hebrew
Union College in Los
Angeles.

JWV Hosts
Brotherhood Event

The Department of
Michigan Jewish War
Veterans will host its 43rd an-
nual Brotherhood Event 7:30
p.m. Feb. 25 at the Jewish
War Veterans Memorial
Home.
Rabbi Irwin Groner of Con-
gregation Shaarey Zedek,
Father Russ Kohler of Holy
Trinity Church, Mark
Schlussel, president of the
Jewish Welfare Federation
and Jasper McCain, state
commander of the AMVETS,
will speak.
Jack Schwartz, department
commander of JWV., will host
the evening's activities. The
moderator for the evening
will be Milton Klein assisted
by Ely J. Katz. The Ladies
Department will be
represented by President
Martha Hauptman.
Admission is free.

Group Raises Funds
For Marrow Tests

Funds are needed to pay for
the blood tests necessary to
register potential Jewish
bone marrow donors at the
National Bone Marrow
Registry.
Each bone marrow test
costs $75. This expense is not
covered by any government,
foundation or insurance.
The friends and family of
Bill Gold, a 35-year-old father
of twin boys, are organizing a
bone marrow blood test drive
at the West Bloomfield and
Oak Park Jewish Communi-
ty Centers March 15, 16.
Contributions to the Bill
Gold Drive for Life will
benefit all Jewish families
who must find bone marrow
donors. Tax-deductible con-
tributions should be made out
to the Bill Gold Drive for Life
and sent do Edelson, 3746
Darlington Road North,
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301.

As part of a New Detroit-sponsored program, Detroit teens were given
a tour of Jewish Detroit by Jewish Community Council executive
director David Gad-Hart and Jewish Theological Seminary executive
director Tom Wexelberg-Clouser. The tour included stops in Southfield
and West Bloomfield. Here, the group breaks for a kosher meal at
Sara's Deli. The group included (from left clockwise:) Desiree Cooper,
Tom Wexelberg-Clouser, Quincy Stewart, Shirley Hudson, Francine
Cartwright, Loren McGhee, Kenneth Harmon, David Gad-Harf, Chris
Zammit, Anson Rhodes, DiDi Al Rawi, Hye-Chin Lee and Emilie
Rothgery.
Photo by Dan Lippitt

rfaMaiMMn

In commemoration of the
500th anniversary of the ex-
pulsion of the Jews from the
Iberian Peninsula, Temple
Emanu-El, in conjunction
with Congregation Beth
Shalom and the Detroit
Jewish Committee for
Sepharad '92, will present
Moshe Lazar 7:30 p.m. March
1 at Temple Emanu-El.
Mr. Lazar's presentation
will be on "From the Golden
Age of Spain's Jewry to To-
day's Sephardic Influence in
the Jewish World." Mr. Lazar
is professor of drama and com-
parative literature at the
University of Southern
California. He has authored
books and articles about
medieval Jewish history and
culture.
There is no charge for the
program.
Temple
Emanu-El's
Yeshivat Kallah will present
a • four-week Monday night
series "The Crescent and the
Candelabrum: Islam and
Judaism" which will review
the relationship between the
Jewish and Islamic peoples.

Shaarey Zedek Plans
Community Concert

Pianist Lori Kaufman will
perform a concert 7 p.m.
March 1 at Congregation
Shaarey Zedek.
Ms. Kaufman of Franklin
graduated from the Universi-
ty of Southern California cum
laude where she studied with
John Perry. She continued
her studies at the Peabody
Conservatory in Baltimore
with Leon Fleisher where she
received her master's degree
and was awarded the Lillian
Gutman prize in piano.
The concert will be spon-
sored by the Congregation
Shaarey Zedek Cultural Com-
mission. The program will in-
clude works by Bach-Busoni,
Brahms, Ravel and Ned
Rorem.

Lori Kaufman

Admission is open to the en-
tire community at no charge.

Tamarack Camps Plan
3 Family Weekends

Tamarack Camps will offer
three weekends of Family
Camp in the spring and sum-
mer. Spring Family Camp, for
parents and children, will be
April 3-5. Bubbie-Zadie and
Kinder Camp, for grandpar-
ents and grandchildren, will
be June 12-14. A Summer
Family Camp, for parents and
children, will be July 31-Aug.
2.
All the family camps in-
clude toddler activities, out-
door sports, nature activities,
crafts, adventure games, hay

rides, pioneer skills activities,
paddleboats, fishing, a talent
show, Shabbat celebration,
and seasonal activities such
as swimming and canoeing.
The programs will take
place at the Butzel Confer-
ence Center near Ortonville,
about an hour's drive from
the city. The food service is
managed by Mariott Corpora-
tion and is kosher.

For information and ap-
plication, call Tamarack
Camps, 661-0600.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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