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November 05, 1993 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-11-05

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Follow up

A fresh look at some recent stories in the headlines.

Bob Naftaly Helps ADL
Shul-Oriented Education
Break Fund-Raising Record Becoming A Reality

KIMBERLY UFTON STAFF WRITER

LESLEY PEARL STAFF WRITER

nearly 30 years of dren; ADL National Chair-
hen the cost of
Although it
community service man Melvin Salberg; ADL
renting school was a decision
to the ADL. He has National Director Abra-
space for Jewish born, at least in
served in many ca- ham Foxman; and fellow
education classes part, of practical
pacities on the state ADL lay leader Donald
became too great for Con- needs, the move-
and national board Mintz, who took time off
gregation Beth Shalom, the ment of educa-
of the ADL, includ- from his New Orleans
education director decided tion into the
ing the role of na- mayoral race to honor his
to focus on a more syna- synagogue has
tional treasurer.
friend.
gogue-oriented curriculum. been proving
Ticket sales
beneficial
for the awards
on many
ceremony were
levels.
1,450, grossing
This
$300,000.
summer, Shoshana
Mr. Naftaly, a
Ben-Ozer, education di-
Each class will have the
CPA, is the chief
rector, decided to make opportunity for this type of
resh Air A1AN HITSKY ASSOCIATE EDITOR
financial officer and
full use of the building. experience twice during the
treasurer of Blue Cross
ore senior staff have Mellen will not be returning be-
Last Friday, 123 school year.
and Blue Shield of
been fired by the Fresh cause Ms. Lovenger will par- members took full ad-
"I'm so pleased by the in-
Michigan. He is also
Air Society? Camp ticpate in an Israel program vantage.
volvement. This is a big-
the former director of
Tamarack at Brighton and Mr. Mellen is in rabbinical
A first-time Kabbal- time commitment," Ms.
the Michigan Depart- was sold for $10 million?
school.
at Shabbat was held Ben-Ozer said. "But I think
ment of Management
Get in line, everyone. Harvey
Ms. Grey said Fresh Aft. "has for students in grades
and Budget under Gov. Finkelberg would like to put been very supportive and very 3 and 4 and their fam- people are realizing it's not
enough to say we're one
James Blanchard.
those rumors to rest.
generous, and this is not a sur- ilies, complete with (congregational) family. We
Friends and col-
The executive director of prise" that there would not be rabbinic explanation as
to act like one too."
leagues came from all Fresh Air last week denied ru- two directors after the Brighton to the whats and whys, need
Ms.
Ben-Ozer addeu
over to pay tribute to mors that
and Or- a participatory service, that school enrollment is
Mr. Naftaly. Among Camp
tonville sing-a-long and a up 30 students this year
them were his four dill- Maas em-
programs kosher meal.
ployee
merged.
Ruth Grey
She said
had been
she may
fired from
return to
her job as
camp next
director of
summer
the Or-
unless she
tonville
finds full-
camp. Mr.
time em-
Finkelberg
RUTH LITTMANN STAFF WRITER
ployment.
said all senior staff had been of-
"We wouldn't let Ruth go un-
less it was her decision," said
ry Ford hospitals, as fered jobs for next summer.
Suzie Zacks, director of the Mr. Finkelberg. "She's much too gives police dispatchers identical to those that
well as many other
the location of callers. Americans typically affix
charities. Though not Brighton program, will be the valuable."
Ms. Winkler, a to their phone receivers —
full-time
associate
director
of
And
that
$10
million
for
Jewish, the famed man-
member
of Congrega- except for the fact that
ager was eligible for the the combined camps next year. Brighton? The 193-acre site, tion Shaarey Zedek, is words like "police" and
Ms.
Grey
has
been
offered
a
which
just
went
on
the
market
Foon Award, whose
working with B'nai Is- "fire" will be written in
past recipients include summer position, as have Mark last month, has not yet drawn rael's Andy Bieder and Cyrillic.
Kay,
and
Cheryl
and
David
an
offer.
Mr.
Finkelberg
ad-
Ernie Harwell, Mike Il-
The stickers will be de-
Miller. Mr. Finkelberg said mitted, however, that $10 mil- others on a social ac-
itch and others.
tion committee that livered with a letter de-
Karen
Lovenger
and
Mike
lion
would
be
nice.
Alvin Foon was a
soon will print nearly scribing the roles of the
founder and the first
2,000 emergency stick- police, fire, poison control
president of the Michigan letes: Harry Eisenstat, a
mergency 9-1-1 saves ers in Russian.
and other emergency de-
Jewish Sports Hall of former Detroit Tiger pitch-
lives.
The stickers, to be deliv- partments.
Fame, an organization er-, Albert Silber, high jump
This fact hit home ered to new Americans
The letter, Ms. Winkler
that honors athletic tal- and long jump medalist;
when Bonnie Win- in about two weeks, are says, also addresses a sen-
ent and community and the late Ralph Gold-
kler heard that a
sitivity of Russians. By
service. The organiza- stein, captain of the 1955-
Russian Jew died of a
dialing 9-1-1, the let-
tion also supports 56 University of Detroit
PREVENT FIRES • SAVE LIVES
heart attack here
ter explains, police will
young athletes by of- basketball team. Two re-
because he didn't know
know where one re-
FOR
FIRE,
RESCUE
fering scholarships cent high school graduates,
to pick up the phone
sides, but callers c"
and programs like the Beth Peisner and Craig
OR POLICE, CALL
and dial for immediate
- should not think that
Hall Of Fame Games Colton, received scholar-
help.
police are watching
for developmentally ships.
"It's
something
them.
disabled individuals.
Plaques honoring the 28
Americans take for
Give Name, location
"We want to edu- co
During its annual people who have been in-
granted," said Ms. Win-
cate them that the, u
& Type of Emergency
fund-raising banquet ducted into the organiza-
kler, noting that many
police are their
at Congregation tion over its nine-year
CITY OF SOUTHFIELD
new emigres are not
friends," Ms. Winkler
Shaarey Zedek, the history are hanging in the
FIRE DEPT.
aware of 9-1-1, the
_} said.
MJSHF inducted Maple/Drake Jewish Com-
emergency helpline
REMOVE LABLE-APPLY TO PHONE.
three new Jewish ath- munity Center.
that automatically

W

Melvin Salberg presents the
award to Robert Naftaly.

N

early 1,200 patrons
gathered this month
at the Hyatt Re-
gency in Dearborn
for a record breaking fund-
raiser — the largest in the
history of the Anti-Defama-
tion League.
Honoree for the evening
was Robert H. Naftaly,
who received the Champi-
on of Liberty award for

Rumor Control At
F

M

Sparky A Winner
With Hall Of Fame

RUTH UTTMANN STAFF WRITER

D

etroit Tiger Manag-
er George "Sparky"
Anderson received
the 1993 Alvin Foon
Memorial Award on Mon-
day from the Michigan
Jewish Sports Hall Of
Fame.
Sparky was honored for
his work with the Tigers
and CATCH, a charity ben-
efiting Children's and Hen-

9-1-1 Stickers
Get Translated

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911

Spariry Anderson

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