MONEYSAVING COUPONS INSIDE
6 TAMMUZ/JUNE 25, 1993
Israel Question Mark
Rep. Joe Knollenberg has done some homework. Now he is
asking his colleagues to support foreign aid.
KIMBERLY LIFTON STAFF WRITER
ep. Joe Knollenberg,
one thing on his mind
when he ran for
Congress last year:
Yet six months into
his job as representa-
tive for Michigan's
District, Mr. Knollen-
berg has taken on a new interest:
The man who rarely discussed the
issue before November devoted sev-
eral days last month to lobbying the
48-member freshman Republican
House class for passage of the $12.9
billion foreign aid appropriation bill.
Israel, which is set to get $3 bil-
lion this year from the United States,
generally is the largest recipient of
U.S. foreign aid.
The bill last week passed the
House by an overwhelming majori-
Rep. Joe Knollenberg
ty. The Senate is expected to vote on
the appropriations bill some time in
"I have been working with lead-
ership and other freshmen to get
them to look at the foreign aid bill
— to look at it as a good investment,"
KNOLLENBERG page 26
or 20 years, Mark Nemzin had little to do
with Judaism. It all started with a synagogue
in northwest Detroit, which refused the 13-
year-old Mark the chance to daven because
he didn't have High Holy Day tickets.
Then Mr. Nemzin married, had children and
chanced to join Temple Israel. It was a
decision that changed his life.
Today, Mr. Nemzin is part of the Temple
Israel Minyannaires. Fourteen temple
members belong to the group and regularly
lead shiva services at private homes.
Story page 44
Israeli companies learn
the U.S. game.
Israel has its own
crisis with Pepsi.
Contents on page 3
Story on page 77