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April 01, 1994 - Image 25

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-04-01

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Federation
Grants
Aid Many
Programs

everal community organizations are hop-
ing to win over teen-agers unaffiliated
with a synagogue of Jewish youth group
through the Jewish Federation's Max M. Fish-
er Jewish Community Foundation.
Innovative outreach to affiliated teens will
be made possible through $12,000 grants to
each of the Reform, Conservative and Orthodox youth
movements. In addition, Congregation Beth Shalom was award-
ed $10,000 to enable new American and other unaffiliated fam-
ilies in the Neighborhood Project area to attend Shabbat and
Havdalah programs.
Grants also have been approved for services to senior adults
with mental illness and persons affected by AIDS, as well as for
historical and cultural programming.
Services for Jewish individuals and families affected by AIDS
and educational programs for the community will be funded by
a $15,300 grant to the Michigan Jewish AIDS Coalition (MJAC).
A $30,000 grant was made to Kadima and Jewish Family
Service to prevent the eviction of senior adults from their homes.
Kadima Plus will provide support services to non-institutional-
ized elderly individuals with mental illness.
The first Jewish chorale in Detroit is being created through
a $10,000 grant. The Zamir Chorale of Metropolitan Detroit will
provide an opportunity to participate in a professionally con-
ducted chorus highlighting Jewish music.
Several Conservative congregations will bring to Detroit a
scholar in residence for one month as part of a $10,000 grant.
The scholar will be available to community organizations.

,

Now- April 14 —
"Feast of Freedom," an exhib-
it of Passover ritual items from
around the world, at the
Maple/Drake Jewish Commu-
nity Center.

Saturday April 2

The I3irmingham Temple will
hold its annual American Red
Cross Blood Drive beenning at
9 a.m. Call 477-1410.

Sunday, April 3 --

The Jewish Community Archives will receive $15,000 for
archival education and expansion of research.The Archives,
sponsored by the Jewish Federation and the Michigan Jewish
Historical Society, consists of papers, photographs and other
documents that date back to the turn of the century and relate
the history and development of the Detroit Jewish community,
as well as its relationships with world Jewry.
Located in Wayne State University's Walter P. Reuther Li-
brary of Labor and Urban Affairs in a carefully controlled envi-
ronment, the Archives is companion collection to Federation
documents housed at the Burton Historical Collection of the
Detroit Public Library.
Federation's Max. M. Fisher Jewish Community Foundation
distributes unrestricted endowment income from the United
Jewish Federation to research and demonstration projects not
covered by agency operating budgets. Grants may be awarded for
up to three years.

Mideast Peace
Is Discussed

The Workmen's Cirde/Arbeter
Ring will hold its annual third
seder 12:30 p.m. at the Work-
men's Circle Educational C,en-
- ter. Call 545-0985.

Wednesday, April 6

A one-day trip to the U.S.
Holocaust Memorial Museum
in Wash.ington, D.C., sponsored
by Temple Beth El. Call 851-
'100.

Saturday April 9

YotmgAdult Division dance at
Knollwood Country Club for
1994 Allied Jewish Campaign
contributors of $100 or more.
Call 642-4260.

Saturday, April 9 —

elebrastion of B'nai B'rith's
150th atversary 8:30 p.m. at
the Novi Hilton Hotel. Call
855-8580.

Monday, Apri111

he Holocaust Memorial
Center will dedicate The
Last Kaddish by Israeli
.m. after the annual Holocaust com-
sulptor Aharon Bezalel on Arpil 10 at 3 the
Jewish Community
memoration ceremony, held at 1 p.m., in the Map
Center.
was donated to the Jewish community through the initiative of
The sculpture
developer
and builder Sam Shamie and the Holocaust Memorial Center. The
e curve drive leading to the entrance
sculpture will permanently rest just off an the Jewish Community Center.
area of the Holocaust Memorial Center and d
Aharon Bezalel will attend the dedication to speak about his sculptum.
A memo-
The Last Kadd ish endeav-
rial to the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust,
through the
ors to convey the interconnectedness of the Jews, and their survival,
bonding with God that takes place in their daily recital of Kaddis s . who chose to
Opportunities still exist to financially support th project.
The Thoe
Last Kaddish. For
become donors will receive a small-scale bronze replica of
information, call Sam Shamie, 626-6003.

T

"Current
Develop-
ments in
the Mid-
east Peace
Process"
will be the topic of a talk given by
Dr. Daphna Sharfman, spon-
sored by the Institute for Retired
Professionals, at 1 p.m. April 7
at the Maple/Drake Jewish Com-
munity Center.
Dr. Sharfman is a professor in
the department of political sci-
ence at Haifa University. She is
a member of the executive and
central committees of the Labor
party and has served as adviser
to the Minister of Health for Leg-
islative Affairs. The event is open
to the public at no charge.

Michelle Kaufman, a sports
writer with the Detroit Free •s:
Press, will speak on "So This Is
Spring Training." Sponsored
by Ahavat Shalom, 7:30 p.m.
at Temple Shir Shalom. Call
737-8700.

Tuesday, April 12 —A

A memorial for the Israeli sol
diers who lost their lives de
fending IsraeL Shlomo Avineri
will address the community.
7:30 p.m. at the Maple/Drake
Jewish Community Center.

Wednesday, April 13 —
Temple Beth El Sisterhood
fund-raiser featuring boutique
shopping and a fashion show
by the Somerset Collection of
Troy. Call 661-4465.

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