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February 12, 1993 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-02-12

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Do You Know
Mitzvah People
In Our Midst?

"That man deserves the highest honors who does
not ask for them, but performs worthy deeds."

Ron Elkus

"He epitomizes everything that
we wish we would see in young
people in the community. He is
totally interested in and cares for
others. He's always doing things
to benefit the community."
— Joyce Keller
Executive Director, JARC

From Chuck Pearlstein, a 30-year-old who inspires people more than
twice his age with a range of good deeds, to Bessie Chase, a pint-
sized, 80-year-old dynamo of energy intimately involved with more
than a dozen charitable causes . . . From Rae Ann Sharfman, who
has been at the forefront of the Soviet emigration movement to
11-year-old Josh Zwick!, whose drive and compassion benefit many
causes, particularly the Yad Ezra kosher food pantry, Jews have been
performing significant acts of charity and kindness with little or no
fanfare.

To honor those Jews in our midst who, through unusual or extraor-
dinary acts of personal charity and kindness, touch the lives of Jews
and others in the Detroit area, and in the hopes of having their ac-
tions inspire others in our community to perform similar acts, The
Jewish News will publish its fifth annual Mitzvah Heroes special
section.

We invite you to nominate a person or persons you may know for
this special honor. A panel of distinguished judges will select the
honorees, whose work will be featured in the special section.

Please fill out the form below, clip it, and return it with a description
of the acts of charity and kindness performed by the nominee. All
nominations must be received by Friday, February 26, 1993.

"Happy is the man whose deeds are greater than his learning!"

NOMINATION FORM

Name of person you are nominating

Description of acts of charity and kindness performed*

Address and/or phone number

Your Name

Your Address

Your Phone Number

*PLEASE ATTACH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PERSON
YOU ARE NOMINATING AND RETURN IT BY FEBRUARY 26, 1993 TO:

THE JEWISH NEWS

Mitzvah Heroes
The Jewish News
27676 Franklin Road,
Southfield, Michigan 48034

CsJ

F EBRUA R Y

Celebr al* 50 years of growth with the Detroit kwish Conimwiity. NICE=

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