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March 19, 1993 - Image 29

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-03-19

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AJC Honors
Eugene Driker

Eugene Driker

The Institute of Human
Relations of the American
Jewish Committee will
present its Judge Learned
Hand Human Relations
Award to Eugene Driker
at a dinner at the Inter-
national Center in Greek-
town May 4. Mr. Driker, a
partner in the Detroit law

firm of Barris, Sott, Denn
& Driker, is a 1961 gradu-
ate of the Wayne State
University Law School,
where he served as editor
in chief of the Law
Review. He was the first
graduate of Wayne State
selected for the U.S.
Attorney General's pro-
gram for honor law gradu-
ates.
Mr. Driker serves as
chair of the Advisory
Board of the Detroit
Chapter of the American
Jewish Committee. He
also is on the board of gov-
ernors of the Jewish
Federation of Metro-
politan Detroit, B'nai
B'rith Hillel Foundation
and the Center for Judaic
Studies at Wayne State
University. For reserva-
tion information, call the
American Jewish Commit-
tee, 646-7686.

Ethics Is
Program Topic

Machon L'Torah will hold
a lunchtime mini confer-
ence 12:15 p.m. March 23,
at the offices of
Honigman, Miller,
Schwartz & Cohn, 2290
First National Building,
Detroit.
Rabbi Avraham Jacobo-
witz will lead a discussion
on the Ethics of our
Fathers. Lunch will be
served; there is no charge.
For reservations, call
Machon, 967-0888.

L'Chayim Lodge
Plans Reunion

L'Chayim Lodge of B'nai
B'rith is organizing a
reunion of members prior
to the merger with
Morgenthau Lodge.
Members or persons
who can help locate mem-
bers should call Mike
Berger, 354-3894; or Jack
Klain, 661-4354.

Reunion
Planning Is
Event Focus

The Jewish Genealogy
Society of Michigan will pre-
sent a program on "'How to
Plan a Family Reunion" 7:30
p.m. March 25 at the United
Hebrew Schools.
Gail Saini and James
Grey, members of the
Genealogical Society, will
speak on their family
reunions and how one can
plan a reunion, keeping
everyone happy, excited and
involved.
First-time attendees and
society members are admit-
ted free. The meeting will be
preceded by a question and
answer help session at 7
p.m.
For information, call
David Sloan, 544-9356.

Holocaust Event
Set For April

Gov. John Engler will
deliver an executive
proclamation in commemo-
ration of the Holocaust
April 1 in the Capitol
Rotunda in Lansing.
The public is invited to
the noon-1 p.m. program,
sponsored by the Michigan
Jewish Conference. Sena-
tor Lana Pollack, D-Ann
Arbor, will host the ser-
vice.
The MJC serves as a
statewide network to facil-
itate the political and com-
munity relations needs of
its 13 member communi-
ties. These include Ann
Arbor, Bay City, Detroit,
Flint, Grand Rapids,
Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lan-
sing, Midland, Muskegon,
Petoskey, Saginaw and
South Haven.

Shalom Detroit
Hosts Welcome

Shalom Detroit, the wel-
coming committee of the
Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit
Women's Division, will
host a gathering for new-
comers to the Detroit area
8 p.m. March 27 at the
home of Diane and Emery
Klein.
New area residents will
meet each other and
members of the Shalom
Detroit Committee at the
event, which includes buf-
fet supper, dessert and
conversation. There also
will be a presentation
about the community.
For reservations or
information, call Ellen
Krivchenia, 642-4260.

Early Risers
Study Group

The fourth session of
Temple Kol Ami's break-
fast and learn study group
will be held 7:30 a.m.
March 23 at the Jewish
Federation Building.
Rabbi Norman Roman
leads the group. A conti-
nental breakfast will be

available for a charge.
For information, call
Temple Kol Ami, 661-
0040.

Blacks And Jews
To Share A Seder

Blacks and Jews will share
the fourth annual Black-
Jewish Seder March 29 at
Congregation Beth Abraham
Hillel Moses. The ecumeni-
cal evening, sponsored by
the Anti-Defamation League
and the South Oakland
NAACP, is a call for rededi-
cation to the freedom strug-
gle.
Black and Jewish children
will join in the telling of the
Jews' exodus from Egypt.
Black and Jewish families
will help the Hope United
Gospel Choir sing inspira-
tional favorites and take

turns reading selections
from a special Haggadah.
Officiating-at the service
will be Rabbi Irving
Schnipper and Rabbi Aaron
Bergman of Congregation
Beth Abraham Hillel Moses
with co-celebrant Dr. Carlyle
Fielding of Hope United
Methodist Church. Cantor
Ben-Zion Lanxner and the
Hope United Gospel Choir
will add the music.
There is a minimum dona-
tion per person. Call ADL,
355-3730, for information.
Attendance is by reservation
only.

CHAIM Plans
Film, Election

CHAIM—Children of
Holocaust-Survivors
Association In Michigan
will show the documen-
tary The Legacy with a
discussion afterward 10:15
a.m. March 21 at the
Maple-Drake Jewish
Community Center. The
film discusses the impact
of the Holocaust on the
children and their par-
ents. Following the film, a
discussion will be held.
Bagel and coffee will be
served; there is no charge.
Prior to the film CHAIM
will conduct its annual
election of officers and
trustees. For information,
call Charles Silow, 489-
8886.

Institute Sets
Book Review

The Sholem Aleichem
Institute will hold its
annual Book Review
Oneg 8:30 p.m. March 26
at the Franklin Pointe
clubhouse. Personal Wit-

ness by Abba Eban will be

discussed by Ruth
Waldfogel, Gerald Freed-
man and David Mos-
kowitz.

A sampling of
Jewish communal
events:

MAR. 21

Childhood showcase,
10 a.m., Temple
Beth El.

MAR. 21

Matzah Factory,
Maple-Drake JCC

MAR. 21

Showing of Holocaust
documentary, The
Legacy, 1015 a.m.,
Maple-Drake JCC.

MAR. 22

Warsaw Ghetto
Uprising
Commemoration,
7:30 p.m., Agency for
Jewish Education.

MAR. 25

Zionist of the Year
Award Dinner, 6:30
p.m., Congregation
Beth Achim.

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