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April 15, 1994 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-04-15

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ourage in the Face of Evil,"
the official State of Michigan
Holocaust Commemoration,
will honor the rescuers of Holocaust
victims April 21 at the State Capi-
`-, tol Building in Lansing.
The public is invited to the noon-
1 p.m. program, which will pub-
licly recognize the selfless acts
during the Holocaust by Henriet-
ta Wiecherthes of Holland, Sonya
Kuperus of Jennison, the Rev.
John Timmer of Grand Rapids
and Anneke Koositra-Burke of
The event, which will be hosted
f: by Michigan State Rep. Burton
Leland is sponsored by the office
Holocaust reminders.
of Governor John Engler, who de-
livered an executive proclamation
in commemoration of last year's observance, in cooperation with the Michigan Jewish Conference. The governor's office
will be represented at the program.
The MJC serves as a statewide network to facilitate the political and community relations needs of its 13 member
communities. These include Ann Arbor, Bay City, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Mid-
land, Muskegon, Petoskey, Saginaw and South Haven.
Formed to maintain a presence in Lansing and to engage in advocacy on behalf of the statewide Jewish community,
the MJC seeks to inform public officials about issues of importance to its members. In addition, it works to build coali
rT tions with other human needs and social justice organizations.
For information about the Holocaust commemoration, contact Cindy Hughey, (517) 485-9199.




homas Keneal-
ly, author of the
novel that
Steven Spielberg
turned into the Academy Award-winning movie
Schindler's List will address a gathering on behalf of
the Allied Jewish Campaign 7:30 p.m. May 2 at Adat
Shalom Synagogue.
The program is open to anyone who has made a
pledge to the 1994 community-wide Campaign.
The Australian-born Mr. Keneally, who has pub-
lished dozens of novels, plays and shorts stories, first
heard the story about Oskar Schindler in the 1980s.
In 1982, the novel was awarded the Booker Prize for
Fiction, Great Britain's most prestigious book prize.
For information about the event, contact Marianne
Milgrom, 642-4260.


s part of its 10th anniver-
sary festivities, Holocaust
emorial Center in West
Bloomfield will sponsor a lec-
ture by Eva Fogelman, author
of Conscience and Courage:
Rescuers of Jews During the
Holocaust, at 7:30 p.m. April
21 at the Maple/Drake Jewish
Community Center. Ms. Fo-
gelman, a social psychologist,
Eva Fogelman
psychotherapist, and film-
maker, will explore why some
people risked their lives and lives of their loved ones to help a
stranger in need during the Holocaust.
Eva Fogelman is a founding director of the Jewish Founda-
for the
Christian rescuers (a project of the Anti-Defamation
and is the co-director of Psychothera with Gene-
tions of Holocaust and Related Traumas py
the Training
Institute for Mental Health. She also is a senior research
low at the Center for Social Research at the City Universi of
New York Graduate Center.
Ms. Fogelman will answer questions following her presen-
tation and sign copies of her book
Conscience and Courage,
which will be available for sale.


The lecture is free of charge. The building is barrier free.

Friday, April 15 —
A conference-workshop to pro-
vide background and materi-
als for educators to teach
children about the Holocaust
and genocide. At Wayne State
University's McGregor Memo-
rial Conference Center. Call

Saturday, April 16 —
The Birmingham Temple will
hold its Million Dollar Auction
III. Bidding is on visits to the
media, autographed sports
equipment, travel and other 1
items. 6:45 p.m. Call 357-7746
or 477-1410.

Sunday, April 17 —

A picnic celebrating Israel In-
dependence Day. 2:30 p.m. on
the grounds of the Washtenaw
Jewish Community Center.
Call (313) 971-0990.

Sunday, Apri117

The BBYO/JCC Teen Connec-
tion will attend a Detroit Tigers
baseball game. The program is
open to all Jewish teens in the
7th and 8th grades. Call 661-

Thursday, Apri121 —

"The Outer T kmits- Challenges
of Parenting," 7:30 p.m. at the
Eugene and Marcia Apple-
baura Jewish Parenting Cen-
ter. Call 681-5353.

Thursday, April 21 —

"Feminization of the Work-
place" will be the focus of the
Jewish Federation Business
and Professional Women's Di
s vision. 6 p.m. at the Townsend
Hotel. Call 642-4260.

Sunday, April 24 —

A Family Fun Day at the Jim-
my Prentis Morris Jewish
Community Center. 1-4 p.m.
Call 967-1112 or 967-4030.

Sunday, April 24 —

Folksinger Betty Klein will per-
form at the Janice Charach-Ep-
stein Gallery at 2:30 p.m. at the
Maple/Drake Jewish Commu-
nity Center.

Sunday, April 24 —


Congregation B'nai Moshe and
Temple Shir Shalom will hold
a blood drive from 8:30 a.m.-
2:30 p.m. at B'nai Moshe. Call
788-0600 or 737-8700.






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