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October 01, 1993 - Image 29

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-10-01

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Jackier Named HMC
Dinner Chair

Lawrence Jackier

Lawrence S. Jackier has been
named patron chairman of the
Holocaust Memorial Center's
ninth anniversary dinner to be

held Oct. 24 at the Westin Hotel
in Detroit's Renaissance
He served as chairman of the
HMC's eighth anniversary din-
ner last year. This year, he was
a co-chairman of the Jewish
Federation of Metropolitan
Detroit's Miracle Mission,
which sponsored the journey of
1,300 area residents to Israel.
Mr. Jackier is an attorney
and partner in the law firm of
Silver, Gould, Eizelman, Zoller,
Upfal, Bean, and Jackier in
Bloomfield Hills.
Mr. Jackier also serves as
president and trustee of the
Theodore and Mina Bargman
Foundation; secretary, trea-
surer, and trustee of the Louis
Blumberg Foundation; and
president, treasurer, and
trustee of the Stanley Imerman
Memorial Foundation.
For dinner information, cal 1
the Holocaust Memorial
Center, 661-0840.

Dr. Milton and Lois Shiffman recently became honorary fellows of Bar-Han
University. The evening also marked the inauguration of the Milton and
Lois Shiffman Program for Clinical and Basic research Collaboration be-
tween the National Institutes of Health and Bar-Ilan University.
David Hermelin, shown with the Shiffmans, presented the award on behalf
of the University and discussed the appropriateness of the their work to ad-
vance scientific research in the State of Israel through Bar-Han University.

Keshet Hosts

"The family Circle: You are the
Experts," a program for family
members of people with special
needs, will be held 9:00 a.m.-
noon Oct. 17 at the United
Hebrew schools Building in
The program will include
presentations on topics relat-
ing to people with disabilities.
Sibling workshops will be of-
fered, in addition to supervised
care for children and young
adults, including those with
special needs.
The panel will consist of par-
ents and professionals who
have developed creative solu-
tions for people with disabili-
ties. The moderator will be
Larry Ziffer, director of plan-
ning and agency relations for
Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit.
Pre-registration is required.
For information, call Avon
Muroff, 354-1050.

JPM Hosts
Kosher Food Fair

The world's largest matzah ball
will be unveiled at the 1993
Michigan Kosher Food Fair
Oct. 31 at the Jimmy Prentis
Morris Jewish Community
Sponsored by the Neigh-
borhood Project of the Jewish
Federation of Metropolitan
Detroit, the afternoon will fea-
ture kosher food vendors ex-
hibiting their traditional and
not-so-traditional Jewish fare
and a discussion of "Heart-
Smart Kosher" by a Sinai
Hospital nutritionist.
Distributors, retailers and
caterers of kosher food products
will display their wares at the
gathering. Manufacturers prod-
ucts on display include
Manischewitz, Rokeach,
Streits, Kedem and Mothers.
Information will be available
about how to keep kosher.
Activities for children will in-
clude a moonwalk, games in
the gym and a folk music pre-
The 1993 Michigan Kosher
Food Fair is co-sponsored by
the Jewish Community Center
and Comerica.
There is a charge for the
event. For information, call
Rhoda Raderman, 967-1112.

SZ 'Tapestry'
Features Jewish Life

The third annual "Tapestry:
Weaving the Fabric of Jewish
Life" will be held 8 p.m. Oct. 23
at Congregation Shaarey
The evening will begin with
a Havdalah service, followed by
two hours of workshops and
discussion groups. Dessert and
entertainment will top off the
Those attending will be able
to choose from a selection of top-
ics and speakers. The first ses-
sion will include David
Hermelin speaking on how to
balance family, community ser-
vice and career. Rabbi William
Gershon of Congregation
Shaarey Zedek, and Professor
Sylvia Hacker, associate pro-
fessor of community health
nursing at the University of
Michigan, will speak on sexual
ethics and how to enliven mar-
riage and other relationships.
Harlene Winnick Appelman,
director of field services, Whizin
Institute for the Jewish Family,
and educational specialist, the
Agency of Jewish Education,
will talk about Jewish family
myths and expectations for
Also speaking during the
first session will be Michael
Wolf, director of education at
Congregation Shaarey Zedek,
on teachings from Jewish
sources on topics such as men-
schlichkeit and telling the
truth; Rabbi Ehud Bandel,
spokesman for the Masorti
(Conservative) movement in
Israel, on whether there can be

JNF Award
For Franco

Anthony M. Franco will be
honored at Jewish National
Fund a testimonial dinner 6
p.m. Oct. 14 at Congregation
Shaarey Zedek. Mr. Franco will
receive the Tree of Life Award
for his community involvement
and dedication to the cause of
American-Israeli friendship
and devotion to peace and the
security of human life.
For dinner information, call
Laurie Noshanchuk Blum,

religious pluralism in Israel, on
whether there can be religious
pluralism in Israel; and cater-
er Paul Kohn, who will give a
cooking demonstration.
Five programs will be avail-
able during the second session
of the evening. Rabbi Irwin
Groner, of Congregation
Shaarey Zedek, will talk about
the Jewish view of the Messiah.
Michael Brooks, executive di-
rector of the B'nai B'rith Hillel
Foundation at the University
of Michigan, and Arthur
Horwitz, associate publisher of
The Jewish News, will speak on
Jewish continuity and the fii-
ture of the American Jewish
The second session will also
include Rabbi Charles
Dobrusin, partner at Shefsky
and Froelich Ltd., Chicago,
speaking on ethical wills; Rabbi
Leonardo Bitran of the
Congregation Shaarey Zedek
B'nai Israel Center, Rabbi Amy
Walk Katz, educational direc-
tor, Congregation Kehillat
Israel, East Lansing, and Rabbi
Larry Ziffer, director of plan-
ning and agency relations for
the Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit, dis-
cussing their personal journeys
in the search for God; and
Shelly Komer Jackier, per-
former with the Hora Aviv
Dance Troupe, who will offer
instruction in Israeli dance.
There is a charge. For infor-
mation and reservations, call
the synagogue, 357-5544.

The List

A sampling of Jewish com-

munal events:

OCT. 2
8:30 p.m. Teen kick-off
dance, JCC.
OCT. 3
6 p.m. Technion party,
Shaarey Zedek.
OCT. 5
6 p.m. Health services Israel
Bonds dinner, Shaarey
OCT. 6
7 p.m. Women and heart dis-
ease lecture, Sinai.


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