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July 31, 1992 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1992-07-31

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Celebrating 50 years of growth with the Detroit Jewish Community


1 AV

Strategic Plan

5752/JULY 31, 1992



Federation will change the way it does
business to reach more people in the

A Free Press sportswriter says
the travel is the best.


page 53

anted: Jewish
citizens of Mich-
igan interested
in getting in-
volved in the
Jewish commu-
nity in a mean-
ingful way. No previous
evolvement required.
!Ou need not be rich to
apply. Everyone wel-
come. Sign up now with
the Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit.
You will never see this
ad in The Jewish News,
but if strategic planning
recommendations ap-
proved by the Federation
Board of Governors are
fully implemented, ma-
jor efforts will be
launched to rope in the

average Joe Schwartz
and turn him on to
Among many changes
expected, leadership de-
velopment will no longer
focus on developing the
next generation of fund-
raisers. Instead, the
Federation will reorga-
nize its human resource
development depart-
ments to include educa-
tional programming for
a wide spectrum of peo-
ple, particularly those
who have remained on
the fringes of the Jewish
'e have to make ed-
ucational opportunities
available to all kinds of



Something Swell
For The Summer

Dateline: Barcelona


Prolific Collection

At age 50, the WSU Press is
a primary Judaica source.

page 59


Magic To Go

Yitzhak Rabin and the push for a new Middle East.

Magic Avi entertains the kosher
crowd at Sara's.

page 71

Contents on page 5

Changes Ahead For Yeshiva

Faced with major financial woes, Yeshiva Beth Yehudah announces fiscal


n an effort to save the financially
troubled Yeshiva Beth Yehudah,
which faced a possible 1993 deficit
of more than $1 million, the school's
board of directors this
week announced major
staffing cuts in all de-
partments and an in-
crease in tuition to

Story on page 96

Together with the Vaad Hachinuch (educa-
tion committee), the board recommended the
elimination of 14 personnel positions and in-
creasing tuition to cover 50 percent of the school's
annual expenses.
Last year, tuition
covered about 30
percent of annual
"The combined
The changes, to go into effect for
leadership of the
the 1992-1993 school year, follow a
Yeshiva Beth Yehu-
June 3 report by Torah Umesorah,
dah, after an inten-
the New York-based national asso-
sive and thorough
ciation of (Orthodox) Jewish day
study of all aspects
schools, which examined the yeshi-
of the institution,
va's finances, fund raising, tuition The Yeshiva: Making changes to save the school.
has approved and
policies, personnel, lay and professional leader- begun implementation of a major budgetary
streamlining of the school operations," a board
After considering the report, along with stud- of directors statement says.
ies by the school's auditor and bookkeepers, the
"These changes took into account the deep
yeshiva board of directors cited a cash deficit of desire of the entire community to aid the yeshi-
$463,000, a figure it predicted would more than va in its efforts to move into the 1990s as a strong
double by June 1993 if substantial changes were and significant educational force for the families
not made.
YESHIVA/page 24

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