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October 16, 1992 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1992-10-16

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Celebrating 50 years of growth with the Detroit Jewish Community

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19 TISHREI 5753/OCTOBER 16, 1992

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Vote

The JCCounci will remi
you about election day.
page 37

SPORTS

Ultimate Game

A flying disk took
Marty Wollner to Japan
page 57

Double Punishment

Should Jonathan Pollard be a priority for Detroit's rabbis?

ELIZABETH APPLEBAUM ASSISTANT EDITOR

Fresh Air fires
longtime employees.

ocked away in solitary con-
finement in a Marion, Ill.,
maximum security prison,
Jonathan Jay Pollard has
one regular companion: his
newspapers. He has hun-
dreds of them, all describ-
ing how various Jewish
organizations have come out in his sup-
port.
There are, however, no proclama-
tions from Detroit rabbis — an issue
that troubles Mr. Pollard, the former
civilian Navy intelligence analyst who

ALAN HITSKY ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Jonathan Pollard:
Motown blues.

Road Warriors

Long-distance relationships
may become long-lasting.

Contents on page 5

in 1985 was sentenced to life in prison
for selling U.S. military secrets to
Israel.

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The Jews
Of Troy

Congregation
Shir Tikvah is
providing a spiritual and
educational home to
Jews who are not
necessarily living in more
traditional communities.
In its short history, Rabbi
Arnie Sleutelberg's
congregation has grown
from a handfiil of families
to well over 200.

Story on page 22

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SINGLE LIFE

page 100

The Last
Campfire

In a recent letter to a local resident,
Mr. Pollard expressed disappointment
that Detroit's rabbinic groups had not
come out in his support.
"Our rabbinical establishment has
been absolutely fantastic," he writes.
"Over the past nine months, 64 North
American rabbinical boards have is-
sued statements endorsing the World

POLLARD/page 16

or Marvin Berman, the summer
of 1955 was his first working for
Tamarack Camps, as a coun-
selor. Apparently, last summer
was his last at camp.
Mr. Berman is the third high-rank-
ing employee released in recent
months by the Fresh Air Society in a
cost-cutting move. His release as as-
sistant director follows the layoffs of
associate director Lew Hamburger and
longtime camp registrar Jeanette
Tilchin.
Coupled with the layoff of a book-
keeper, the moves reduce the full-time
staff of Fresh Air Society to seven em-
ployees, according to FAS Executive
Vice President Harvey Finkelberg.
Mr. Finkelberg blames the cutbacks
on economics. He said FAS has accu-
mulated a $172,000 deficit over the last
three years and the Jewish Federation
of Metropolitan Detroit is cutting the
agency's allocation from the Allied

MERV BERMAN/page 20

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