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February 25, 1994 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-02-25

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Shir Shalom
Hosts
Speaker

havat Shalom, the
Women of Temple Stir Whelk K - aufman
halom, will host speaker
Michelle Kaufman at 7:30 p.m. April
11, 1994 at the temple. Ms. Kaufman, a sports writer with
will speak on "So This Is Spring
the Detroit Free Press,
charge.
Training."
Dessert and coffee will be served. There is no
For information and reservations, call the temple,

As

737-8700, by April 6.

Life In Israel
Panel Set

Zionists
Host Israeli
Scholar

T

he American
Zionist Move-
ment, Michigan
Region is pleased to
announce the visit of
the 1994 scholar in
residence Dr. Daph-
na Sharfman, April
5-19.
Dr. Sharfman is
a professor in the
department of po-
litical science at
Haifa University.
She received her
Master of arts and
Ph.D. from the Hebrew Uni-
e Shattman
Dap h n
versity, Jerusalem. She is a
member of the executive and central commit-
tee of the Labor party and has served as adviser to
the Minister of Health for Legislative Affairs.
Dr. Sharfinan is the author of several books. Dr.
Sharfman will also present talks based on the sta-
tus of the peace process between Israel and the
PLO.
For information, please contact Joe Medwed, or
Harmon Bayer, 353-8828.

Computer class In school.

eople interested in working or living in Israel are
invited to an international panel discussion via sat-
ellite 2 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Agency for Jewish Edu-
cation.
Sponsored locally by the Michigan/Israel Connection
and the American Zionist Movement, "Business and Em-
ployment Opportunities in Israel" will include experts in
the fields of business, economics, employment and in-
vestment. Avraham Schocat, Israel minister of finance,
will open the broadcast, which will include Uri Gordan ,
director-general of the Jewish Agency Aliyah (Immigra-
tion) and Klita (Absorption) Department. Viewers will be
able to ask questions of the panelists via a live telephone
hookup.
The two-way broadcast will be moderated by Michael
Greenspan, a former CNN correspondent who hosts the
"Jerusalem On-Line" cable TV show, which will re-
broadcast the program in the following weeks.
Individuals in more than a dozen communities will par-
ticipate in the interactive satellite panel discussion, which
is sponsored nationally by the Israeli Aliyah Center of the
World Zionist Organization.
For information about working of living in Israel, con-
tact the Michigan/Israel Connection, 645-7878.

P

Docents

The Holocaust Memorial Center will start a new docent
training session June 20 at 10 a.m. It will be held at the
HMC, 6602 West Maple Road, West Bloomfield
Docents guide tour groups through the HMC. They ex-
plain the exhibits and help visitors comprehend the great-
est human tragedy in history.
The HMC conducts an extensive, ongoing training pro-
gram for docents coordinated by docent Judy Miller. Par-
ticipants view videos, read assigned books and articles, and
share the experiences of seasoned docents. A one-on-one
walk-through tour with a member of the docent training
committee completes the program.
The training program normally lasts several weeks, but
it can be tailored to meet participants' needs and schedules.
Future docents can complete their training at their own
pace. Once they have finished the program, they can choose
the day or days on which they would like to serve.
Mature people who want to make a difference by ex-
plaining and interpreting the lessons of the Holocaust should
call Selma Silverman, 661-0840, for more information.

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