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September 04, 1992 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1992-09-04

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Of Our New Office and Optical Shop

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If Jewish education is so vital, why do we
pay our teachers so little?

"What keeps you in Jewish
education?"
"My husband'
Special to The Jewish News
salary."
Judy Aronson, a graduate
hile leaders of the
The physicians and staff at American Eye Institute are
of Brandeis University and
American Jewish
Harvard Divinity School and"
pleased to announce the opening of their new location,
community insist
now educational director at
that Jewish survival in the
We invite everyone to take advantage of
a Los Angeles Reform syn-
Diaspora depends on Jewish
agogue, has been in the field
education,
they
are
not
will-
this special Grand Opening Offerl
for 42 years. She pointed out
ing to put their money where
that most Jewish educators, -
their mouths are.
regardless of length of ser-
first pair of glasses:
That sentiment, expressed
vice, have no pension or
bluntly
or
discreetly,
ran
as
.—
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retirement plans, health in-
second pair of 1
an undercurrent among the
surance, or other normal
I
glasses
1,700
participants
who
spent
I
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perks.
Expires Oct. 1st, 1992
four intense, sleepless,
Yet most teachers and ad- •
talkative, studious, net-
M artin I. Apple, M.D.
ministrators
seem deeply
working days at the Con-
devoted to their craft. Cherie
ference
on
Alternatives
in
Michael Y. Greenley, M.D.
Koller-Fox of Cambridge,
Jewish Education (CAJE),
S
Allan Stahl, Optician, formerly of Sallen Optical
Mass., described education
which wound up last week.
as "a sacred calling to save
The annual encampment
the Jewish community." She
drew teachers, administra-
lamented the skimpy
Ceramic Tile
tors, rabbis, cantors, writers,
renumeration not so much
students, camp counselors
Marble
for the material deprivations
and lay persons from 43
Granite
as for the stunting of profes-
states, five Canadian prov-
sional growth.
Whirlpool Tubs
inces, Israel, Erigland,
"Most Jewish teachers
Faucets
Australia, four Latin Ameri-
can't
afford to advance their
can countries and even
Bath Accessories
studies
or visit Israel," she
Lithuania. Together, they
said.
CERAMIC TILE SALES
briefly transformed the
To counter the perceived
TJ Marble and Granite Shop
preppy campus of the Uni-
i m potence of Jewish
23455 Telegraph Rd.
versity of Southern Califor-
ed ucators, the conference
North of /Mile in Southfield
nia into a voluble Jewish
de voted one long evening
356-6430
enclave, whose inhabitants
an
spanned generations and jec d one afternoon to the sub-
t of "empowerment," and
molswoOtattlickb dress modes, with kippah- C AJE
has established a
and-shorts wearers of both
lo ng-range Task Force on
genders as the most visible.
Ed ucator Empowerment and
In a relentlessly packed
Ad vocacy. The term was
Municipal
schedule of 500 sessions,
int erpreted in various ways,
Six Month Certificate
seminars and KISS (Keep It
Bonds Listing
bu t a common goal was to
Short and Simple)
en
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workshops, augmented by m hance the decision-
non-stop bull sessions and an aking influence of teachers
d principals to help shape
evening lectures and con-
their institutions and com-
certs,
it
was
easy
for
the
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"Empowerment" was one
the limb of the elephant for
of
the buzz words of the con-
the entire body, but some
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out.
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One was the pervasive la-
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ment that Jewish educators
advantage of a potential rising rate opportunity.
adult
instruction, spiri-
receive little respect, or
tuality
and new methods
tangible reward, from the
and
technologies
in
community.
teaching.
"A kid in my class will tell
The Conference on Alter-
Knits
me, 'Look, "my father pays
natives in Jewish Education
That Take You
your salary,' " said Ruz.
was first held in 1976 as a
Anywhere...Anytime
Gulko Lovejoy, a teacher at
c ou nter-establishment
the Jewish Day School of
Mon.-Fri. 10.4
ra ssroots movement by
Here to serve you.
Closed Sat.-July & August
Seattle, Wash. "He knows,
J
ewi
Franklin Plaza
sh university students.
358-4085
and the other kids know,
29107 Northwestern Hwy.
Thr iftily using the same
Southfield (2nd entrance from 12 Mile in rear)
that the teacher makes less
358-5170
a c r onym, CAJE now
than the checkout clerk at
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the supermarket."
Breast
of th e Coalition for the Ad-
Southfield Birmingham Grosse Pointe Woods
Like most of the teachers
self-examination —
vanc ement of Jewish Edu-
interviewed, Ms. Gulko
LEARN. Call us.
catio n. Today, 17 years later,
Lovejoy juggles a few jobs to
s o m e activists worry
make ends meet and she whet
her they've become too •-
quotes a wry Q & A in the
4 SOCETY
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profession, which goes,
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