C MAY 13 , 1994
AJC Hosts Special
The American Jewish
Chapter, will host at
its upcoming 49th an-
nual meeting, a spe-
cial musical pre-
sentation on youth
and violence 7:30
p.m. May 24 at Tem-
Using scenes, sto-
ries, music and po-
etry, "Beyond Vio-
lence" depicts the
depth to which vio-
lence has penetrat-
ed every aspect of
many young people's lives - in the news, at school
resentation was written by
and in the street. Thep
and about young people living in Southwest De-
troit and the young performers will join with the
audience following the performance in small groups
to discuss the issues and search for solutions.
"Beyond Violence" is a special project of Matrix
Theater Company and Holy Redeemer Catholic
Church, with the support of the Michigan Hu-
the Community Foundation for
Southeastern Michigan, the National Endowment
for the Humanities and For Motor Corporation.
The evening will also include chapter elections,
board installation, the president's annual report,
recognition of volunteers and a dessert reception.
High school students are invited to attend at no
charge. Reservations for adult tickets should be
made by calling the AJC office, 646-7686.
The Midrasha Center for Adult
Jewish Learning will'present
a concertflectm.e/discussion by
Rabbi Craig Allen titled "Jazz
from Sinai." 7:30 p.m. at the
Agency for Jewish Education
budding_.. Call 354-1050.
The American Arabic and Jew-
ish Friends of Metropolitan De-
troit, a program of the Greater
Detroit Interfaith Round Table,
will honor U.S. Senator Carl
Levin and UPI's White House
Bureau Chief Helen Thomas at
a dinner May 22 at St. Mary's
Cultural Center, 18100 Merri-
The two honorees are recipi-
ents of the Friends Communi-
ty Service Award.
Proceeds from the dinner are
used to finance scholarships for
winners in a contest in which
Arabic and Jewish students
write essays on what it means
to be an American.
The American Arabic and Jewish Friends of Met-
ropolitan Detroit was established in 1981 to pro-
mote greater understanding between the Arabic
and Jewish communities.
The Jewish Con muzuty .(
ter will hold a "Children's..
Stranger. Awareness „Work-,
shop" for yoUngsters. ages 5,8,-
6:30-8:30 • pta.
• MaplelDrake:-JCC . - . Call 6
host:the ann est Bloom-
field interfaith service in cele-
bration ofMiclugan Week.'?
Pays of Decision
Husband and wife team Benjamin and Marta Rosen-
thal will chair the Jewish Federation's Days of Deci-
sion, the special appeal on behalf of the 1994 Allied
Jewish Campaign, June 5-9.
Days of Decision phonathons are aimed at reaching
everyone who has not yet made a pledge to the Cam-
paign, which funds more than 60 beneficiary agencies.
It is the Campaign's final push to raise desperately
needed dollars for services to thousands of our people
here and around the world.
Both Rosenthals hold leadership roles in the Jewish community. Mrs. Rosenthal
has served on Federation's Culture and Group Services Division, National Women's
Young Leadership Cabinet and the Federation Women's Division board. A recipi-
ent of Federation's Sylvia Simon Greenberg Leadership Award, Mrs. Rosenthal haS
other affiliations which include Hadassah, Sinai Hospital Guild and National Council of Jewish Women.
Mr. Rosenthal received Federation's William H. Boesky Memorial Award and the Frank A. Wetsman Leadership
Award. At Federation, he has served on the Community Services Division of which he was chairman, board of
governors, executive committee, Commission on Identity and Affiliation, Joint Fiscal Oversight Council and El-
der Care Options Committee.
Both Rosenthals were bus captains on the Michigan Miracle Mission, and Mr. Rosenthal has been named a
co-chairman of the next Miracle Mission. They are members of Congregation Shaarey Zedek.
Federations agencies will assist with the effort and many organizations and congregations will participate in
phonathons on behalf of the Campaign.
To volunteer or for information about Days of Decision, call Leonard Milstone, 642-4260.
attend thectOn .:
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eatre. The .:PrOgraM;WItieh
Federation of Met
vision Call 642,42
The brotherhood of Temple
Beth El will host its semi-an7
nual blood drive. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m
Call:354-2500 or 626-1666.
erican Arabic an ew-
ish Friends will honor n.
Carl Levin and White House
reporter Helen Thomas dining
a dinner at.St. Mary's Ctiltural
Center, Call 553-3331 or 540-
Tuesday, May 24 —
The American Jewish Com-
mittee, Detroit Chapter, will
host a special musical presen-
tation on youth:and violence.
7:30 p.m. at Temple Israel. Call