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October 16, 1992 - Image 43

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1992-10-16

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The 21st Century Woman
Is Jewish Institute Theme

"From the Shtetl to Capitol
Hill: The Jewish Woman
Steps Into the 21st Century"
will be the focus of the 45th
annual institute of the Jewish
Federation Women's Division.
The meeting, which will
feature Dr. Deborah Lipstadt,
director of research for the
American Jewish Committee's
Skirball Institute on
American Values, will take
place 7:15 p.m. Nov. 4 and 9:15
a.m. Nov. 5 at Congregation
Shaarey Zedek.
"Coming of Age: How Did
We Get Here and Where Are
We Going?" will be the theme
of the Nov. 4 evening program,
which includes dessert. "The

Photo Group
Mounts Show

The Photography Group of
the Institute for Retired Pro-
fessionals will present its first
Group Show Oct. 15-28 in the
Maple-Drake lobby.
The display will showcase
the work of 18 group
members ranging in skill
from national prize-winners,
who approach photography as
a fine art, to shutter-bugs
eager to improve snapshots of
grandchildren and simchas.
Prize winning artists include
Dr. James Bittker, David
Hoptman, Ethel Levine
Krause, Dorothy Mazer,
Shirley Podolsky, Walter
Seligson and others.


Balancing Act: Putting It All
ibgether . . . Jewish Values in
'May's World" will be discuss-
ed on Nov. 5, followed by
Adjunct professor of religion
and Jewish studies at Oc-
cidental College in Los
Angeles, Dr. Lipstadt was
director of the Brandeis Bar-
din Institute and a professor of
modern Jewish studies at the
University of California, Los
Angeles. She also served as
assistant chairperson of the
Jewish studies program at the
University of Washington,

As an active volunteer in
the Jewish community, Dr.
Lipstadt has served on the ex-
ecutive committee of the
United Jewish Appeal Young
Women's Leadership Cabinet,
the UJA faculty cabinet and
on the board of the
Metropolitan Region of the
Jewish Federation of Los
Babysitting is available for
children ages 2-1/2 and older.
There is a charge for each
program. For reservations by
Oct. 29 or for information, call
the Women's Division office,

Federation Groups
Plan Fall Events

The Volunteer Network of
the Jewish Federation
Business and Professional
Women and Women's divisions
will assist at Haven (Help
Against Violent Encounters
Now) Counseling Agency 7
p.m. Oct. 21.
Volunteers will play games
with children who have been
victims of sexual assault or
domestic violence.
In November, the Volunteer
Network will visit the Jewish
Home for Aged's Fleischman
Residence and the Baldwin
Human Services Center,
which provides social services
to no- and low-income in-

Menasche Haar displays the ARMDI Maimonides Award presented
to him by the Dr. John J. Mames Chapter-Michigan Region,
American Red Magen David for Israel in appreciation for the
Mobile Intensive Care Unit. Pictured are Ellen Glen, daughter of
Menasche Haar, Grant Silverfarb, Menasche Haar and another
daughter, Hannah Garton.

dividuals and families. At the
Fleischman Residence, 1:30
p.m. Nov. 9, volunteers will
talk to residents about their
life stories while putting them
into writing. Participants in
the program at the Baldwin
Center 11 a.m. Nov. 15 will
prepare Thanksgiving food
basket for distribution to
those in need.
December's programming
includes a visit to Sinai
Hospital, 9:30 a.m. Dec. 6. Par-
ticipants will visit with pa-
tients, take a gift cart around
to patients' rooms and assist
in the emergency room with
newborns. Volunteer Network
also will participate in the
Young Adult Division's Dec 25
volunteer programs.
For information about pro-
grams, or to become involved
with the Volunteer Network,
call Ellen Bean, 642-9557.
Cheryl Chodun, reporter for
Channel 7 Action News, will
address a dinner on behalf of
the 1993 Allied Jewish Cam-
paign 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at the
home of Suzanne Shifman.
The gathering, sponsored by
the Ruach Section of the
Jewish Federation Business
and Professional Women's
Division, is open to con-
tributors of $2,000 or more to
the Campaign.
Ms. Chodun has won two
Emmy Awards since she
became a news reporter for
WXYZ-TV 7 in 1988. She
began her career as a
freelance reporter for the Bir-
mingham Eccentric and has
written cover stories for the

Detroit . News Sunday

For information, call Ellen
Krivchenia, 642-4260.

Dr. Owen Perlman and Merle Harris learn about the
resettlement of the Ethiopian immigrant children at
the Israeli youth aliyah village where they are living
and attending school. Mr. Harris and his wife, Shirley,
chaired the recent Jewish Federation/United Jewish
Appeal President's Mission to Turkey and Israel,
which visited historic Jewish sites in Istanbul.

Two Groups Honor
Simon Schwarzberg

Shaarit Haplaytah and
B'nai B'rith Albert Einstein
Lodge and Chapter will pay
tribute to Simon Schwarzberg
at a dinner dance 6 p.m. Oct.
29 at Congregation B'nai
David. The two groups will
honor Mr. Schwarzberg for his
commitment to Israel's
economic development
through State of Israel Bonds.
At the event, Mr. Schwarz-
berg will receive Bonds' New
Life Award.
A past president of Shaarit
Haplaytah, Mr. Schwarzberg
is the organization's
treasurer. He also supports
the Holocaust Memorial
Center in West Bloomfield
and has participated in na-
tional gatherings of
Holocaust survivors in
Washington, D.C. He is the
immediate past president of
Congregation Young Israel of
West Bloomfield and is a sup-
porter of American Red
Magen David, Akiva Hebrew
Day School, Israel Bonds and
the American Cancer
The evening's entertain-
ment will feature music by


Simon Schwarzberg


Bob Finzel and the Eric
Rosenow Continentals and a
performance by actor/singer
Stephen Dubov.
For information, call Mar-
tin Hochbaum, at 352-6555.


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