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September 25, 1992 - Image 71

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1992-09-25

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West Bloomfield Approves
B'nai David Building Plan


The site and building plan
for the proposed synagogue
on Maple Road for Congrega-
tion B'nai David has received
unanimous approval from the
West Bloomfield Township
Board of Trustees.
Synagogue President Larry
Traison said, "We are eager to
come to West Bloomfield
'where we can be available to
more Jewish families seeking
to observe traditional
Judaism. Our congregation's
goal is to welcome the 1993
High Holidays in our new

building and share it with
many new families."
B'nai David's new facility
will be located on Maple Road
west of Halsted Road. Design-
ed by Neumann Smith &
Associates, the 19,000 square
foot facility will be a
"thoroughly modern adapta-
tion, using many components
of the old building like the
Ark wall and portions of the
stained glass windows," said
architect Kenneth Neumann.
The design calls for a cen-
tral bimah and encircling per-

Barbara Nusbaum
Chairs JARC Concert

Barbara Nusbaum will
I chair JARC's fall benefit,
° featuring Ann-Margaret, 8
p.m. Oct. 27 at the Fox
Theatre. The Las Vegas-style
show will support the homes
and services for adults with
developmental disabilities
operated by JARC.
Serving as Mrs. Nusbaum's
associate chairpersons are
---,Nora Barron, Annie Cohen,
Sandra Dembs, Michael S.
Feldman, Debbie Fishman,
Harriet Gelfond, Cheryl
Guyer, Arthur Horwitz, Nan-
cy Jacobson, Lois Katzman,
Ellen Labes,- Elise Levinson,
> Eugene Mondry, Donna
Pearlman, Susan Pappas,
Charlotte Tessler, Norman G.
Wachler, DeDe Weinberg, H.
James Zack.
Mrs. Nusbaum serves as a
JARC vice president and a
member of the executive com-
- mittee. She is co-chairperson
of the acculturation commit-
tee of the Jewish Experiences
for Families and an executive
board member and chairman

Barbara Nusbaum

of the advocacy committee of
Resettlement Service.
JARC operates 13 homes
for adults with developmental
disabilities in southern
Oakland County, as well as
two independent living
For ticket information, call
JARC, 352-5272.

Sukkot Tour Oct. 11


A tour of neighborhood suk-
kot is open to the community,
1-3 p.m. Oct. 11, beginning at
the Jimmy Prentis Morris
Building of the Jewish Com-
munity Center.
Neighborhood Project, the
JCC, Jewish Experiences For
Families (JEFF) and The
Jewish News, the "Sukkah-
rama" begins with a "how to"
building demonstration,
children's crafts and kosher
refreshments at the JPM
building. Children also will
have the opportunity to place
their decorations.
The afternoon will be
highlighted with a sukkah
tour through Oak Park,

Southfield and Huntington
Woods. Temple Emanu-El,
Congregation Beth Shalom,
Machon L'Torah and Yeshiva
Beth Yehudah also will open
their sukkot to the tour.
Kits are available for those
who would like to build their
own sukkot. The $54
packages, available at Durst
Lumber in Berkley, contain
all materials for building a
sukkah. For information
about construction, call Ira
Wise at Temple Emanu-El,
For information about the
afternoon or to open a sukkah
to the community, call the
Neighborhood Project,

manent seating for 300. Sanc-
tuary seating will expand to
600 for the - High Holidays.
The kitchen and social hall
will accommodate up to 300.
A fund-raising campaign
for the $3 million project is 50
percent complete, partially
through the sale of the
synagogue's Southfield loca-
tion to the City of Southfield.
The $3 million fund-raising
goal includes construction
costs plus an operating en-
dowment for the new

JVS Provides
Job-Search Help

Responding to the growing
local needs created by the
economic recession, the
United Jewish Foundation
has approved special alloca-
tions to Jewish Vocational
Service to assist unemployed
management-level profes-
sionals and to Jewish Family
Service to continue direct ser-
vice to clients at its West
Bloomfield branch office.
A $35,000 allocation to JVS
will fund a new program to
provide job-search assistance
to unemployed management-
level professionals in the
JVS' Corporate Oppor-
tunities Program will provide
more intense and specialized
services for a group of clients,
previously unaffected by the
recession, which includes
engineers, accountants,
former small business owners
and other managerial and
sales professionals.
Each participant in the pro-
gram will meet with an ex-
perienced out-placement con-
sultant hired by JVS, who
will match them with ap-
propriate opportunities and
guide them through the job-
search process. Clients also
will participate in network-
ing and support groups.
The corporate consultant,
who will lead executive-level
job-search skills and network-
ing seminars, will market
JVS as a cost-effective source
of qualified technical and
managerial personnel to the
.top businesses in Southeast
For information about the
corporate opportunities pro-
gram or other job placement
possibilities, call Jewish Voca-
tional Service, 559-5000. For
information about Jewish
Family Service counseling
programs, call 559-1500.

The Oakwood Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit recently was
named in memory of the late Dorothy Shaye. Grandson Lee J.
Landy unveils the plaque dedicating the NICU. Daughter Eva, son
Robert, husband Maximilian, daughter Linda, and Edward H.
Bovich, chairman of the Oakwood Hospital Foundation Board of
Trustees, look on.

CHAIM Sets Program
On Bosnia-Herzegovina

CHAIM, Children of
Holocaust-Survivors Associa-
tion In Michigan, will present
a program about the persecu-
tion and the policy of "ethnic
cleansing" reportedly being
committed by Serbia against
the Muslim and Croatian
peoples of Bosnia and
Herzegovina, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4
at the Maple-Drake JCC.
Professor Zvi Gitelman of
the University of Michigan
will discuss the historical
roots of the ethnic violence
now taking place in the
former Yugoslavia and the
similarities and differences to
the Holocaust. The title of his
lecture is "Bosnia-Herzegovi-
na: Another Holocaust In The
This program is CHAIM's
fall new members program;
children of Holocaust sur-

Zvi Gitelman

vivors as well as others who
may be interested in learning
more about the educational
work of CHAIM are en-
couraged to attend.
There is no charge.
Refreshments will be served.

Bonds Honors Barget

State of Israel Bonds will
pay tribute to Russell G.
Barget at the organization's
20th annual Tam O'Shanter
Country Club dinner dance, 7
p.m. Oct. 10.
Jerusalem" as the dinner
dance theme for the fourth
successive year, Mr. Barget,
who is general manager of
Tam O'Shanter, will be
presented with Israel's Gates
of Jerusalem Award in
recognition of his service to
the Jewish community and
the State of Israel.
As the general manager of
the Tam O'Shanter Country
Club since 1964, Mr. Barget

Russel Barget

has demonstrated a commit-
ment to Israel's economic
development. For the past 20
years he has helped organize
every Israel Bonds event
hosted by the club.

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