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August 27, 1993 - Image 29

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-08-27

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Professor Sredni
Speaks At Dinner

Benjamin Sredni

Professor Benjamin Sredni,
director
of Bar-Ilan
University's
C.A.I.R.
Institute, (Cancer Aids

Immunology Research), will
be the speaker at the uni-
versity's dinner Sept. 8 at
Congregation Shaarey
Zedek honoring Dr. Milton
and Lois Shiffman.
Professor Sredni will
serve as director and scien-
tific coordinator between
Bar-Ilan and the National
institutes of Health; he
visualized this scientific
cooperation. A native of
Mexico, Professor Sredni
studied at Bar-Ilan. He
later worked as a visiting
scientist at the NIH in the
United States and returned
to the university to serve as
dean of the faculty of natur-
al sciences and mathemat-
ics. He is now at the NIH
continuing his research.In
addition to honoring the
Shiffmans, the evening will
include entertainment and
a reception. To make reser-
vations, call Bar-Ilan, 423-
4550.

Grosfeld Chairs
JARC Event

Music Hall Spectacular" at
the Fox Theatre Nov. 9.
The touring extravaganza
features the Rockettes and
will celebrate Radio City's
60th anniversary. The
event will support the
homes and programs oper-

Mrs. Grosfeld
is a JARC
vice president.

Nancy Grosfeld

Nancy Grosfeld has been
named chairperson of
JARC's fund-raising con-
cert, the opening night of
"The Great Radio City

ated by JARC for adults
with developmental disabil-
ities.
Mrs. Grosfeld also serves
as a JARC vice president.
She has served as president
of the Michigan Humane
Society for the past four
years. She also is a board
member of Israel Bonds
and the Women's Division
of the Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit.

BBYO Alumni
Theater Event

The Friends of BBYO
(B'nai B'rith Youth
Organization) Alumni
Association will sponsor a
performance of Isn't It
Romantic, a JET produc-
tion, at the Jewish
Community Center in West
Bloomfield 7 p.m. Sept. 19.
The performance will be fol-
lowed by an afterglow
party. Call the BBYO office,
788-0700, to reserve tick-
ets. Tickets may be pur-
chased for just the after-
glow.
Proceeds from this event
will be used to support
Michigan BBYO.

ADL Hosts
Friendraiser

"Motown Heatwave" will be
the theme of the Michigan
Anti-Defamation League
board's third annual
"friendraiser", Aug. 31 at
Tam O'Shanter Country
Club.
The event will feature
Martha Reeves,
Marvelettes and the
Contours with the music
and dancing of the Motown
"oldies."
Tickets are available
from ADL 355-3730.
Proceeds from the event
will help ADL continue its
programming to combat
prejudice and discrimina-
tion, and educating about
diversity and tolerance.

Adat Shalom
Adult Campfire

Adat Shalom Synagogue
will hold an Adult Campfire
and Sing-along 8:45 p.m.,
Sept. 4 on the grounds
behind the synagogue fol-
lowing Havdalah services.
American and Israeli folk
songs and folk dancing will
be led by Cantor Howard
Glantz, Adat Shalom mem-
bers, and song leader Jeff
Levin.
Casual dress and blan-
kets are suggested. In case
of rain, the sing-along will
move indoors.
For reservations by Sept.
1, call the synagogue office,
851-5100.

Eva Mames of Southfield , president of the Dr. John J. Mames Chapter
of American Red Magen David for Israel (ARMDI) - Michigan Region,
accepts the ARMDI National Award of Honor at a recent luncheon held
in New York City.Benjamin Saxe, executive vice president of ARMDI
presents the award to Mrs. Mames as Pearl Stahl, ARMDI national
directors, observes. The award was presented for 25 years of dedica-
tion and devotion, which Mrs. Mames together with her late husband
Dr. John Mames gave, in support of the Magen David Adorn (MDA)
Emergency Medical, Ambulance, Blood and Disaster Service.

Red Magen David
Honors Gyongyosis

Mr. and Mrs. Gyongyosi

Joseph and Eva Gyongyosi
will receive the Distin-
guished Humanitarian
Service Award of the
American Red Magen David
for Israel (ARMDI) at the
Dr. John H. Mames
Chapter-Michigan Region's
annual testimonial dinner
dance 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at
Adat Shalom Synagogue.
The Gyongyosis will be
cited for their commitment
to the ideas and goals of
Magen David Adorn (MDA),
Israel's national emergency
medical, blood and ambu-
lance service.
They are Holocaust sur-
vivors who emigrated to the

United States in 1950;
together they established
the Arcade Machine and
Tool Co. in 1961.
They contributed to
MDA's leukemia and hemo-
philiac fund, provided life-
saving equipment and sup-
ported the emergency med-
ical fund.
The Gyongyosis are sup-
porters of the Allied Jewish
Campaign, Anti-Defa-
mation League, AIPAC,
Bar-Ilan University, and
the Holocaust Memorial
Center.
For dinner reservations,
call ARMDI, 353-0434 or
855-0555.

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