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April 24, 1992 - Image 43

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1992-04-24

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Miracle Mission To Israel
Is Set For April Of 1993
In celebration of its 50th an-
and service groups, syna-
niversary, The Jewish News
gogues and temples. Par-
will join the Jewish Federa-
ticipants will celebrate the
tion of Metropolitan Detroit
role Michigan Jewry has
in presenting the Michigan
played in the ongoing miracle
Miracle Mission to Israel next
of creating a modern Jewish

Adat Shalom Synagogue
Sets Cantorial Concert

Adat Shalom Synagogue
will present a concert of can-
torial, Yiddish and operatic
music 7:30 p.m. May 6 at the
synagogue. The program will
feature Cantors Larry Vieder,
Howard Glantz, Aaron Ben-
soussan and Nathan Lam.
The evening is sponsored by
Mr. and Mrs. Kopel I. Kahn
and is open to the communi-
ty at no charge.
Cantor Vieder, a member of
the Cantors Assembly, is an
elected member of the
assembly executive board. He
came to Adat Shalom as
associate cantor in 1960 and
has been the synagogue can-
tor since 1974.
Cantor Howard Glantz
came to Adat Shalom as
associate cantor in July 1991.
A graduate of the Cantors In-
stitute of the Jewish
Theological Seminary, he is
the founder of the Cantors
Assembly Dor L'Dor program.
Cantor Aaron Bensoussan
is the cantor of Temple Beth
Sholom in Roslyn Heights,
N.Y. A graduate of the Jewish
Theological Seminary, Cantor
Bensoussan performs using
ancient Middle Eastern in-
struments from his homeland
of Morocco.
Cantor Nathan Lam is the
Cantor of the Stephen S. Wise
Temple in Bel Air, Calif. He
studied music and Judaica at
the University of Judaism.
Cantor Lam is the president
of the Cantors Assembly.
The four cantors will be ac-
companied by Cantor Sholom
Kalib, composer and professor
of music at Eastern Michigan
University and Cantor of
Congregation Beth Israel in

Chaired by David Herme-
lin, the mission will include
programs designed around
the interests of affinity
groups. In addition to sight-
seeing, mission-goers will
meet with Israeli government
officials and participate in
ceremonies for Yom
Hazikaron (Israel Memorial
Day). The trip will climax in
Jerusalem for Yom Ha'atz-
ma'ut --- Israel Independence
The mission is being co-
chaired by Susan Citrin, Dr.
Conrad Giles and Jane
Information about the
Michigan Miracle Mission

APRIL 18-28, 1993

will be available at Detroit's
Israel Independence Celebra-
tion May 6-10 at the Maple-
Drake Jewish Community
Center and through the mail.
For information, call Tami
Margolis, 642-4260.

Six Phonathons, Social Work
And Medical Events For Campaign

Cantor Vieder

Cantor Glantz

General concert chairmen
are Barbara Cook and Sidney
Feldman. Harriet Edith
Kaplan is arrangements
For ticket information, call
the synagogue, 851-5100.

Volunteers will reach out to
hundreds of Detroiters in the
coming weeks in a series of
six Allied Jewish Campaign
phonathons leading up to the
Campaign's Days of Decision,
May 31-June 5.
After June 5, Federation's
budgeting and planning divi-
sions will allocate Campaign
dollars to agencies based on
how much money has been
raised at that time.
To date, the Campaign has
raised $22.5 million, a
$586,000 increase over last
year from the same con-
tributors. However, many peo-
ple have not yet made a gift.
Contributors have the op-
tion this year of using their
Visa or MasterCard credit
cards. This can be done when
a volunteer calls or at any
time during the year.
lb volunteer at a phona-
thon or for Campaign infor-
mation, contact Leonard
Milstone at the Allied Jewish
Campaign office, 642-4260.
Robert Aronson, executive
vice president of Federation,
will host a gathering of
Jewish professionals in the
social services and staff of
Jewish communal service
agencies on behalf of the
Allied Jewish Campaign,
April 28, at the Jewish
Federation's Max M. Fisher
The 5:30 p.m. wine and
cheese reception will focus on
the needs of the 1992 Cam-

paign. Mr. Aronson will pro-
vide a local update, and Sivan
Maas, the community
shlicha, will outline
developments in Israel and
new economic realities there
with more than 350,000
Jewish refugees arriving from
the former Soviet Union,
Ethiopia and other countries.
"Asset Protection" will be
the theme of a presentation
by attorney Jerry M. Ellis at
a dessert reception of Jewish
medical and health care pro-
fessionals on behalf of the
1992 Allied Jewish Cam-
paign 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the
home of Drs. Phoebe and Har-
ris Mainster.
Dr. Conrad Giles, chairman
of the Jewish Federation's Ex-
ecutive Committee, also will
address local needs in the
Jewish community at the

gathering, sponsored by the
Medical Section of the Jewish
Federation Young Adult
The event is open to any
professional and spouse in-
terested in learning more
about the Jewish community,
discussing current topics and
networking within the
A partner of the law firm of
Couzens, Lansky, Fealk, Ellis,
Roeder and Lazar, P.C., Mr.
Ellis has lectured on bank-
ruptcy reform and assisting
troubled businesses.
All guests will have the op-
portunity to make a contribu-
tion to the 1992 Allied Jewish
Campaign. For information,
contact Shelley Milin at the
Young Adult Division office,


Belle Kukes was recently honored by the Women's Division of State
of Israel Bonds for her community involvement and commitment to
the economic development of the State of Israel. Over $1,950,000
was raised in Israel Bonds. Pictured are Rabbi Irwin Groner, Nancy
Jacobson, Mrs. Kukes, Nancy Grosfeld, and Penny Blumenstein.

Federation is sponsoring
and coordinating the non-
fund-raising trip with the
cooperation of The Jewish
News as well as with many
organizations and congrega-
tions throughout the state.
The largest trip to Israel
ever mounted in Michigan
will cost $1,993 per person for
the 10-day mission, April
18-28, 1993. Participants will
fly directly from Detroit to Tel
Aviv's Ben-Gurion Airport.
The trip will include deluxe
hotel accommodations and
sightseeing throughout
Mission-goers may travel
with their families, fraternal

Holocaust Program
Is Planned For Lansing

The annual State of
Michigan Official Holocaust
Commemoration will be held
noon on April 29 in the
auditorium of the Michigan
State Library and Museum in
This year's theme is "Take
Two Suitcases . . . The
Journey From Persecution To
Freedom!' The commemora-
tion will include participation
from New Americans, who
were also only permitted to

bring two suitcases with
them as they left the Soviet
Union to begin new lives.
Governor John Engler will
A bus to the commemora-
tion will leave from the Oak
Park Jewish Community
Center 10 a.m. that morning.
Riders are asked to be at the
Center at 9:30. There is a
charge of $1 per person. For
information, call Miriam Im-
erman, 642-5393.



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