Multifaceted Talks For
Beth El Scholar
Saturday, November 6,
Monday, November 15 —
Jewish Book Fair at the Maple-
Drake Jewish Community
Center. Call 661-1000.
Saturday and Sunday, No-
vember 6-7 — Congregation
Lori and La" Garon
For Nov. 8
he 1993 Ohr Somayach Tree
of Life Award will be given
7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Birm-
ingham Community House. The
speaker will be Yosef Ben-Aharon,
Israel's former director general of
the prime minister's office. In addition, Mr. Ben-
Aharon participated in the Madrid Peace Conference in 1991
and was subsequently appointed head of the Israeli delegation
to negotiations with Syria.
The evening also will honor Lori and Larry Garon, recipients
of the Tree of Life Award, for their dedication to the develop-
ment and expansion of the local and nationally acclaimed Olu.
Somayach Jewish learning programs.
To obtain tickets, call Ohr Somayach, 352-4870.
r. Alfred Gottschalk, president of Hebrew
Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion,
will be the scholar in residence for the 12th
annual Richard C. Hertz Institute on Reform Ju-
daism, Nov. 12-13 at Temple Beth El. He will ad-
dress the issue of "Reform Judaism — Our Past,
Present and Future."
On Nov. 12 at 8 p.m., Dr. Gottschalk will speak
on "With Ahad Ha-Am at the Crossroads of Zion-
ism." On Nov. 13, he will lead a 9:30 Torah convo-
cation on the subject of "Training Rabbis for
Tomorrow." Dr. Gottschalk will conclude his visit
with an address to the congregation at 11 a.m.
Shabbat services On the subject of "Reform Judaism
at the Crossroads — Where Are We Going?"
Dr. Gottschalk earned a bachelor's degree from
Brooklyn College and was ordained and graduated
with honors from HUC-JIR. Dr. Gottschalk joined
the faculty and administration of the college-insti-
tute. He earned his Ph. D. from the University of
Southern California and became professor ofJew-
ish religious thought at the college in 1965.
Dr. Gottschalk became president of HUC-JIR
in 1971. Dr. Gottschalk has instituted study pro-
grams in Jerusalem for all first year rabbinic, so-
cial work and cantorial students and ordained both
the first women rabbi and the first Israeli Reform
For program information, call Barbara Grant,
Attekivea Tout 14 Rowed
he Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan will hold a
tour of the Temple Beth El Archival Room and Library
7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Miriam Kushner, archivist of Temple
Beth El, will guide the tour. Browsers and researchers
alike are encouraged to attend.
There is no charge for members and first-time guests.
Membership materials will be available at the door.
A genealogical help session will be held at Temple Beth
For information, call David Sloan, 544-9356; or Jim Grey,
Shaarey Zedek's "Great Week-
end" featuring Rabbi Moshe
Tutnauer as scholar in resi-
dence. He will speak at Satur-
day morning services, a
luncheon that follows, and 10
Saturday, November 6 —
Mat Shalom Social Club road
rally, 7:30 p.m. Event includes
light supper, dessert and prizes.
Sunday, November 7 ---
Temple Kol Ami Mitzvah Day.
Service projects throughout the
community. Call 661-0040.
Sunday, November 7 —
Yeshiva Beth Yehudah annu-
al dinner at the Westin Hotel,
6 p.m. Selwyn Isakow will be
honored and former U.S. Sec-
retary of Defense Dick Cheney
will speak. Call 557-6750.
Sunday, November 7 --
"Football Frolic" dinner-dance
for singles 50 and up at Tem-
ple Israel. Call Ethel Traurig,
Monday, November 8— Par-
lor meeting for the Masorti-
Conservative Movement in
Israel at the home of David and
Ilene Chait. Speaker will be
Herschel Blumberg of the
Foundation for Conservative
Judaism in Israel. Call 352-
Tuesday, November 9—Jew-
ish Association for Residential
Care benefit at the Fox The-
atre, 8 p.m. The show will star
the Radio City Music Hall
Rockettes. Call 352-5272.
Thursday, November 11 --
B'nai B'rith Great American
Traditions dinner honoring Art
VanElslapder and featuring
David Brenner, at the Westin
Hotel, 6 p.m. Call 855-5255.
Friday, November 12 —
Monthly Shabbat service for
singles hosted by Congregation
Shir Tikva at Temple Israel,
8:30 p.m. Dr. Sylvia Hacker will
discuss "Sexuality in the '90s."