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April 16, 1993 - Image 23

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-04-16

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AJC Award Dinner
Hosts A.H. Moses

Alfred Moses

The American Jewish
Committee, Detroit Chap-
ter will host National
President Alfred H. Moses
at the Institute of Human
Relations Award dinner 6
p.m. May 4 at the
International Center in
Greektown. This year AJC

will bestow its Judge
Learned Hand Human
Relations Award on local
Jewish community leader
and lawyer Eugene
Driker. A cocktail recep-
tion will precede dinner.
Alfred H. Moses is a
Washington, D.C., attor-
ney and a partner in the
firm of Covington and
Burling, where he has
practiced law since 1956.
Mr. Moses served in the
White House for the
Carter administration as
special adviser and spe-
cial counsel to the presi-
dent. He serves as chair-
man of the Golda Meir
Association, as a trustee
of the Jewish Publication
Society and as a member
of the board of regents of
Georgetown University.
He is a former trustee of
Haifa University.
Reservations for dinner
may be made by calling
the AJC Michigan Area
Office, 646-7686. There is
a charge.

Mideast Coverage
Is Program Topic

Raphael Mann, the
Detroit Zionist Feder-
ation's Israel scholar in
residence, and Tarek
Hamada, of the Detroit
will discuss
News,
"Journalists and the
Middle East: Professional
Objectivity and Personal
Baggage 7:30 p.m. April
20 at the Agency for
Jewish Education.
Mr. Mann, a native
Israeli, is senior news edi-
tor and political and
diplomatic correspondent
for the Israeli daily news-
paper Ma'ariv. He also is
a teacher of communica-
tions and journalism at
the Hebrew University of
Jerusalem and at the
Koteret School in Tel Aviv.
Mr. Hamada, an Ameri-
can with Egyptian roots,
has been a reporter with

the Detroit News for 4 1/2
years. In addition to gen-
eral assignments, he cov-
ers the local Arab-Ameri-
can community and the
Middle East, where he
has traveled extensively.
The panel discussion
will be moderated by
Professor Bill Macauley,
chair of the political sci-
ence department at Oak-
land University. Professor
Macauley has a special
interest in manipulation
of the public by the mass
media.
The program is spon-
sored by the Detroit Zion-
ist Federation, the Jewish
Community Council, Mid-
rasha-College of Jewish
Studies and The Jewish
News. It is free and open
to the public.

B & P Women
Host Cantor

"The Other Side of Eve:
Exploring Jewish Women
in the Torah" will be the
focus of a dinner meeting
of the Jewish Federation
Business and Professional
Women's Division 6 p.m.
May 5 at Knoliwood
Country Club.
The gathering will fea-
ture Temple Beth El's
Cantor Gail Hirschenfang,
one of the first female can-
tors in the United States,
who has a unique perspec-
tive on the role of women
in Judaism.
There is a charge for the
gathering; there will be no
solicitations of gifts. For
reservations by April 28,
call the Business and
Professional Women's
Division office, 642-4260.

.

TV Producer
Gives Talk

As part of an eight-lecture
series sponsored by
Chabad of Birmingham-
Bloomfield, Mrs. Molly
Resnick will tell of her
experiences and life style
7 p.m. April 20 at the
Baldwin Public Library,
Birmingham.
Her topic will be
"Saturday the Producers
Stayed Home." A donation
is requested.
Mrs. Resnick graduated
from Hebrew University
in Jerusalem, She has
appeared on TV inter-
views. For information call
Chabad of Birmingham-
Bloomfield.

Journalist Talks
At B'nai David

The Cultural Commission
of Congregation B'nai
David will host Israeli
journalist Raphael Mann
at the- congregation's
Spring Cultural Forum
11:30 a.m. April 25. Mr.
Mann will speak on "The
Mideast Peace Process:
Achievements and Obstac-
les." A complimentary con-
tinental breakfast will be
served at 10:45 a.m. A
question and answer peri-
od will follow; there is no
charge for the program.

Remembrance Program
Set At Wayne State

An annual program remem-
bering the Armenian
Genocide and the Jewish
Holocaust will be held 9:30
a.m.- noon April 21 in the
McGregor Memorial Con-
ference Center at Wayne
State University.
The program, "Echoes of
the Genocide and the
Holocaust from Modern
Literary and Ecumenical
Perspectives," features
addresses by author
Margaret Bedrosian and
Alice Eckardt, professor
emeritus of religious studies
at Lehigh University.
Ms. Bedrosian,. a lecturer
of comparative literature
and English at the
University of California-
Davis, will discuss "The
Armenian Genocide: Dis-
solving the Past to Create
Birth." She has published

numerous articles on multi-
ethnic literature and on the
Armenian-American experi-
ence.
Ms. Eckardt will address
"The Courage to Hope and
the Courage to Care and
Dare." She is a member of
numerous professional
organizations, including the
American Academy of
Religion, the National
Christian Leadership
Conference for Israel and
the Anne Frank Institute of
Philadelphia.
The program, free and
open to the public, is spon-
sored by the community
relations office, the
University Press, the
Center for Peace and
Conflict Studies, the depart-
ment of German and Slavic
languages and literatures
and the Hillel Foundation.

BBYO Launches
Funds Campaign

Michigan Region B'nai
B'rith Youth Organization
is seeking $30,000 in •its
first annual coordinated
fund-raising campaign
through June 15. A celebra-
tion event for paid contribu-
tors of $100 or more will be
held June 29 at the Janice
Charach Epstein Museum/
Gallery at the Maple-Drake
Jewish Community Center.
The campaign is co-chaired

by Richard Blumenstein
and Valerie Hayman Sklar.
Membership recruitment
efforts will be increased to
reach out to the unaffiliat-
ed, including new Ameri-
cans.
Anyone wishing to be
involved in the campaign,
or to contribute in advance,
call Arnie Weiner, 788-
0700.

Young Israels Plan
Holiday Observance

The Young Israel Council of
Metropolitan Detroit, Miz-
rachi Religious Zionists of
Detroit and B'nei Akiva
youth groups will host their
annual celebration of Yom
Hazikaron and Yom
Ha'atzma'ut April 25. The
evening will commence with
a service at the Young Israel
of Southfield at 6 p.m.. This
service will be led by
Michael Greenbaum, a mem-
ber of Young Israel of
Southfield. Other partici-

pants will be Robert Torgow,
Allen i-shakis, Dr. David
Ungar and Johnathan Nuss-
baum.
Following the services, a
party will be held 7:15 p.m.
at the Agency for Jewish
Education. A buffet dinner
will be served and Bruce the
Clown will entertain.
There is a charge for the
buffet dinner and reserva-
tions can be made by calling
Lea Lugar, 661-4182.

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