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April 23, 1993 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-04-23

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Women's Division
Elections In June

Penny Blumenstein

Penny Blumenstein has,
been nominated as presi-
dent of the Jewish
Federation of Women's
Division, whose 47th annu-
al meeting will take place,
11 a.m. June 8 at,
Congregation Shaarey
The program will include
a presentation by Julia
Koschitsky, chairperson of
Karen Hayesod, the equiv-
alent of the United Jewish
Appeal outside the United .
The election and instal-
lation of officers and board
members will take place.
Women's Division mem-.
bers also will vote on the
adoption of amendments to
the by-laws.
Nominees for vice presi-
dents include Barbara
Cook, Jan Hauser, Linda
Z. Klein, Sheri Schiff and
Charlotte Tessler. Gloria
Cohen has been nominated
for another term as record-
ing secretary and Ellie
Slovis for an additional
term as corresponding sec-
retary. Nominated as
designees to Federation's
board of governors are
Sandra Schwartz and Edie
Nominated to the board
of directors for a second
three-year term are Reva
Kogan, Maida Portnoy,
Joyce Sherman, Charlotte
Tessler and Barbara
Ellen Bean, Nancy
Glass, Jan Hauser, Caren
Landau-Levine, Terran
Leemis, Evelyn Levine, Pat




Milner, Susan Pappas,
Selma Schwartz and Edie
Slotkin are nominated to
the board for a first three-
year term.
Nominated to the
Advisory Service Council
for an additional three-
year term are Ruth Broder,
Fayga Dombey, Ethel
Frank, Joan Goldrath,
Marion Handleman, Belle
Kukes, Marjorie Kurz-
mann, Beverly Peterman,
Blanche Pollack, Evelyn
Silverman and Beryl
Bernice Gershenson,
Marian Kantor, Agnes
Klein, Geri Lester and
Sherri Lumberg were nom-
inated to the Advisory
Service Council for a first
three-year term.
Susan Citrin chairs the
Women's Division Nomin-
ating Committee, whose
membership includes Roz
Blanck, Marlene Borman,
Illana Greenberg, Helen
Naimark, Rusty Rosman
and Trudy Weiss.

Seminar Set
On Adoption

Temple Israel will host,
"Exploring Adoption," a
seminar for prospective
adoptive Jewish parents, 7-
9 p.m. May 4 at the temple.
The program will provide
an overview of the adoption
process, exploring home
study and family assess-
ment procedures, interac-
tions with agencies, courts,
and special issues facing
the Jewish family.
Seminar leaders are
Linda Yellin, an adult
adoptee, and Elissa
Rosenfeld, an adoptive par-
ent. Both Ms. Yellin and
Ms. Rosenfeld have profes-
sional experience working
with families and individu-
als involved in the adoption
For information, call the
temple, 661-5700. There is
no charge.

Bais Chabad Center
Honors M. Goodman

Martin Goodman

Bais Chabad Torah Center
will have its annual raffle
dinner May, 1,7 at the
Maple-Diake jeWish Com-
munity Center.
This year's honoree is
Martin Goodman. His con-
tributions towards the
development of the Torah
Center include presidency
and present service on the

faculty of the center's
Adult Study Program. A
musician, composer and
singer, he also is an enter-
tainer at many of the
Torah Center's functions.
Mr. Goodman is one of
the founders and support-
ers of F.R.E.E. (Friends of
Refugees of Eastern Eur-
ope) of the Chabad-Lub-
avitch organization, as
well as a faculty member of
F.R.E.E.'s High School
Division. He is also the
founder of Chabad-on-the-
Lake in West Bloomfield.
The speaker for the
event will be Rabbi Shlorno
Bluming, lecturer and spir-
itual leader of Mt. Kisco
(N.Y.) Hebrew Congre-
For ticket information,
call Leah Ruby, 855-3063;
or the Torah Center, 855-

Israeli Events
Surround The Walk

Eric Fingerhut

An Israel street fair will
be held May 16 at the
Maple-Drake Jewish Com
munity Center following
the Walk for Israel.
Israeli-made gifts, jew-
elry and religious items
will be displayed and
available for purchase at
the Jewish Center Gift
Shop. Cosmetics and facial
care products from Israel
also will be sold. Copies of
Israeli magazines and
newspapers will be dis-
tributed free of charge.
During the street fair,
Jewish Experiences For
Families will' present a
mini-mega Israel mission
with young family pro-
gramming on Israel, a pet-
ting zoo, craft booths,
Israeli dancing and cook-
ing projects. Musicians
and dancers will provide
entertainment throughout
the afternoon.
Travel to Israel for
adults will be the focus of
an exhibit by the Israel
Government Tourist Of-
fice. The Israel Desk of
the Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit will
offer information about
Israel travel and study
programs for teens and
college students.
After the Walk, Con-
gressman Eric Fingerhut,
D-Ohio, will speak on
"U.S.-Israel Relations."
Mr. Fingerhut serves on
several House committees,
among them: Banking,
Finance and Urban

Affairs; Foreign Affairs
and Science, Space and
Technology. He also is co-
chairman of the New
Members Task Force to
Reform the Operations of
The Walk for Israel will
leave from Maple-Drake
at 11:30 a.m. Registration
is at 10:30 a.m. Pre-regis-
tration for the Walk is
requested. Bus trans-
portation from the Jimmy
Prentis Morris Jewish
Center and the United
Hebrew Schools Building
in Southfield will be avail-
able at a charge.
That evening at 5:30,
teens will celebrate Israel
Independence Day at a
mystery movie night,
sponsored by the Feder-
ation Youth Campaign at
the AMC Americana West
Other activities for the
Israel Independence ob-
servance include:
• An Israeli community
celebration, "Reach for the
Sky," 8:30 p.m. May 1 at
the Southfield Civic
Center, featuring mem-
bers of the Israel Air
Force singing, dancing
and performing comedy.
There is a charge.
• The Israel Quiz Bowl,
10 a.m. May 2 at Maple-
• Jewish Experiences
For Families Mini-Mega
Israel Mission, 6:30 p.m.
May 12 at the Jimmy
Prentis Morris Jewish
• Yom Hazikaron —
Israel Remembrance Day
— observance 7 p.m. May
13 at Maple-Drake.
• Israeli singing and
musical troupe, Gevatron,
9:30 p.m. May 15 at
Maple-Drake. There is a
• Jerusalem Day party
for teens, 5 p.m. May 23,
United Hebrew Schools
Building, Southfield, at no
To register or volunteer
for the Walk for Israel, for
information or bus trans-
portation, call Andrea
Polk, 642-4260.

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