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February 19, 1993 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-02-19

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FEBRUARY 19, 1993

Rabbi Glogower Plans
Class On Talmud

Rabbi Rod Glogower's win-
ter-spring semester text
seminar, "Selected Read-
ings from Talmudic
Literature," will begin at
/- the Midrasha College of
Jewish Studies Feb. 23. The
class will meet 10 a.m. -
noon Tuesday mornings in
the United Hebrew Schools
Building. There is no pre-
requisite for this course,
but some reading knowl-
edge of Hebrew is helpful.
The course will explore
the world of Talmud
through close textual study.
A range of topics will be
covered, including the holi-
> days, prayer, matters of
civil law, and core Torah
Rabbi Glogower is
Midrasha scholar in resi-
dence and also serves as

rabbi of the Orthodox Hillel
Minyan at the University of
Michigan at Ann Arbor and
adjunct lecturer at the
University of Michigan Law
School. He has taught
Talmud and rabbinics at
Midrasha and local congre-
In addition, Rabbi
Glogower will teach two
dinner-study series, three
sessions each, co-sponsored
by Hillel Day School,
designed for students who
work during the day. The
first series is titled
"Empathy and Identity and
Other Passover Themes."
The second is titled,
Revelation." For tuition and
registration information,
call Midrasha, 354-1050.

History, Heritage
At Adat Shalom

Adat Shalom Synagogue
will present a morning
focusing on local Jewish
history and worldwide
heritage 9:45 a.m. Feb. 28
at the synagogue. The
event will feature a conti-
nental breakfast, program
and the opening of a syna-
gogue historical exhibit.
Professor Sidney Bol-
kosky, of the University of
Michigan-Dearborn, will
discuss the history of the
Jews of Detroit from 1914
to 1967. His talk will
examine what makes "the
Detroit difference" and
other issues which he
researched for his book


Harmony and Dissonance.
In conjunction with the
breakfast program, partic-
ipants will view "One
People — Many Pasts."
The exhibit offers reflec-
tions of synagogue mem-
bers who have immigrated
to Detroit from through-
out the world.
received his doctorate
from the State University
of New York at Bingham-
ton. He is the author of
journal articles and three

Basketball Day
For Children

Purim Program
At Adat Shalom

Children and adults will
play a basketball game
Feb. 21 at the JPM JCC.
There will be pizza and
refreshments after the
Ages 6-7 will play 2:30-
3:30 p.m.; ages 8-9 will
play 3:30-4:30 p.m. There
is a charge.
For information call the
physical education depart-
ment at the JPM, 967-

Adat Shalom Synagogue
will celebrate Purim with a
family Havdalah and scha-
lach manot project 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 27 at the synagogue.
Hebrew school students,
directed by Cantor Glantz,
will lead the Havdalah ser-
vice with prayers, song and
dance. Following the ser-
vice, families will create
shalach manot food plates
for the community's Purim
Parcel Project.
The evening is co-spon-
sored by the synagogue's
Jewish Experiences for
Families Committee, Social
Club, Sisterhood and Social
Action and Membership
There is a family fee,

New American
Variety Show

The Jewish Heritage En-
semble will present a vari-
ety show of Jewish, Amer-
ican, Hebrew and Russian
songs, music and enter-
tainment 7:30 p.m. Feb.
27 at United Hebrew
Hy Shenkman will be
master of ceremonies. Per-
formers include Ben Open-
heim, Irina Lechtman,
Zaida Astrachan, Galina
Feldman and Adel
There will be dancing
after the concert. There is
a charge. For information,
call Mr. Shenkman, 559-

Rabbi Leads
Torah Study

Sidney Bolkosky

The morning is co-spon-
sored by the synagogue's
Adult Study Commission,
the Men's Club, and the
9th-grade Nosh 'n Drash
The community is wel-
come. There is no charge.
Those who plan to attend
must call the synagogue,
851-5100, no later than
Feb. 28.

The Conservative Move-
ment's Torah Study will be
led by Rabbi David Nelson
of Congregation Beth
Shalom 12:30-1:30 March 4
at the Federation Building.
Rabbi Nelson has titled his
remarks "Olive Oil, Anti-
Semitism and the Jews"
based on the weekly por-
tion "Tetzaveh," Exodus 27-
The weekly session
meets every Thursday.
Because March 4 will be
the Fast of Esther, no
lunch will be served.
Sponsored jointly by the
Michigan Region Rabbin-
ical Assembly, the Jewish
Theological Seminary and
Michigan Region, United
Synagogue of Conservative
Judaism, the study session
is open to the community
at large. For information,
call the Jewish Theological
Seminary, 258-0055.

which includes all food and
entertainment. In addition,
each family is requested to
bring one can of kosher food
for Yad Ezra and some
apples or oranges for the
shalach manot plates.
For information, call the
synagogue, 851-5100.

Holds Dinner

The Young Israel of Green-
field will conduct its annual
auction dinner 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 28. The dinner will be
followed by services and
merchandise that will be
put up for auction.
There is a charge, and
reservations for dinner are
necessary. Phone reserva-
tions to the shul office, 967-
3655; or to Larry Schon,

Independence Day
Chairs Named

Ken Korotkin and Dr.
Steven Grant will chair
the Walk for Israel during
the Jewish community's
45th Israel Independence
Day celebration in May.
Mr. Korotkin co-chaired
the 1991 and 1992 Walks
for Israel. Dr. Grant was
associate chairman for the
past three years. Chair-
man of the Insurance
Section of the 1991 and
1992 Allied Jewish
Campaigns, Mr. Korotkin
is a member of Temple
Beth El.
Dr. Grant chaired the
Physicians Section of the
1992 Campaign, is on the
executive committee of the
Holocaust Memorial
Center and a member of
Congregation Shaarey
The schedule of events
will begin May 2 with the
annual Israel Quiz Bowl,
when students from area
Hebrew schools will com-
pete for prizes based on
their knowledge of Israel.
The observance will con-
tinue May 13 with a Yom
Hazikaron (Israel Remem-
brance Day) memorial to
Israel's fallen soldiers. A
letter-writing campaign
will match Detroit fami-
lies with those in Israel
who lost loved ones in
Israel's wars.



On May 15, an evening
of Israeli entertainment,
featuring 22 musicians
and singers, will highlight
the celebration.
The annual Walk for
Israel on May 16 will start
at 11:30 a.m. from the
Jewish Community Cam-
pus in West Bloomfield.
Following the walk, there
will be a variety of family
activities at the Maple/
Drake Jewish Community
Center, including an
Israeli trade-travel-street
fair. Crafts, Israeli danc-
ing and young family pro-
gramming will be coordi-
nated by Jewish Exper-
iences For Families.
The celebration will con-
clude May 23 with a
Jerusalem Day program.
Geared for high school
and college students, the
event will feature a "sing-
down" song contest,
Israeli dancing, pizza
party and exhibits about
study-in-Israel programs.

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