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September 30, 1994 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-09-30

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SEPTEMBER 30, 1994



Sunday, October .2

The Michigan Region of Amer-
ican R.ed /Vlagen David for Is-
rael Testimonial Dinner Dance
honoring survivors of the Hole-
cau.st and children of survivors.
6 p.m. at Congregation Adat
Shalom. Call 353-0434 or 855-

Judaism Seminar
Set Sy Seth El


Tuesday, October 4

A breast cancer awareness dis-
cussion will be held at 1 p.m. at
the Jewish Community Cen-
ter's Jimmy Prentis Morris


e Loren B. Fis-
b nits
Arts Series for Children and Their Families will egi
fifth season of entertaining young audiences Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. with
the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble's production of "Kids in Motion."
The program, in keeping with the mission of the Ensemble is a
dance demonstration that invites the audience participation. It
is open to the community without charge. No reservations are

"Kids in Motion" will be the first of three programs in the 1994-
95 Loren B. Fischer Series. Each program is geared to provide
children ages 2-12 an opportunity to enjoy the arts in an infor-
mal atmosphere that invites their participation.

emple Beth El will offer a 15-week seminar,
"Introduction to Judaism," for prospective
converts, non-Jewish partners of Jews and
Jews seeking a better understanding of Judaism.
The class, which provides an opportunity to ex-
plore Judaism in a comfortable and congenial
atmosphere, will be led by Rabbi Jonathan V.
Plaut, visiting rabbinic scholar.
The group will meet Monday evenings, 7:30-
9 p.m., beginning Oct. 3 at the Temple. The
course will focus on Jewish practices, customs
and ceremonies; biblical foundations, history,
the basic beliefs of the mainstream branches of
Judaism and more.
Couples are encouraged to take the seminar
together and will be charged a single fee. To reg-
ister, or for information, call the religious school,

Tuesday, October 4

The 68th annual meeting for
the Jewish Federation of Met-
ropolitan Detroit will be held
at Temple Beth El. Call 642-

Tuesday, October 4

The Greater Detroit Chapter
of Hadassall fall fashion show
presented by Marilyn George-
son and Pat Sands. 10 a.m. at
Congregation Shaarey Zedek.
Call 683-5030 or 357-2920.

Thursday, Oct. 6


Senate candidates Bob Carr
and Spencer Abraham will
speak at the Federation Fo-
rum. 7:30 am. at the Southfield
Radisson Plaza. Call 6424260.

Range Of Speakers
Makes Up 'Tapestry'

Sen. Carl Levin and Rep. Sander Levin will be among the
speakers at Congregation Shaarey Zedek on Oct. 22 for the
fourth annual "Tapestry, Weaving the Fabric ofJewish Life."
The evening will begin at 8 p.m. with a Havdalah service.
Those attending will then select two lectures, panel discus-
sions or workshops, followed by a dessert afterglow.
"Capitol Hill: the Jewish Agenda," a discussion of the criti-
cal issues facing the United States and the American Jewish
community, will be led by Sen. Levin and Rep. Levin.
Rabbi Mosher Tutnauer, a leader for eh Masorti movement
in Israel and professor at the Bet Midrash in Jerusalem, will
speak on "Gaza, Jericho and the Golan: In the Bible and in
the News."
"Jewish Art and the Art of the Auction" will be the topic of
Jennifer Roth, vice president of Sotheby's. Ms. Roth will offer
a slide presentation of the history of Jewish art and explain
how it can be acquired at auction.
Clinical and family psychologist Dr. Alicai Tisdale will lead
a discussion of "Family Ties: Loving and Caring for the Jur-
ried Family".
Mark Talisman, the founding vice-chairman of the U.S.
Holocaust Memorial Council and Museum, will speak on "Will
Jews Survive the Fall of Communism?...Recent Developments
in Eastern Europe".
A panel discussion on "Dialogue on Blacks and Jews: Is the
Alliance Over," will be presented by Rabbi Irwin Groner of
Congregation Shaarey Zedek and Wayne County Commis-
sioner Bernard Parker. David Gad-Harf, executive director of
the Jewish Community Council, will moderate.

Thursday, Oct 6

Other class se-
lections will be led
by members of the
Shaarey Zedek cler-
gy and staff. Rabbi
William Gershon
will speak on
"Many Masters,
Many Lives: Rein-
carnation, The Soul
and The After-
life...What Does Judaism Teach?"
Chasidim in Song The Soul and Spir-
it in Music," will be offered by Can-
tor Chaim Najman.
"Gefilte Fish to Chocolate Mousse:
Making Your Home Kosher," will be
discussed by Esther Rube. Paul
Kohn of Quality Kosher Catering
will lead a demonstration of creative
kosher cooking. Israeli dance in-
structor Cheryl Litt will teach a
number of dances; no prior dance ex-
perience is necessary.
A dessert afterglow will follow the
course selections. There is a charge.
Reservations and information are
available by calling Congregation
Shaarey Zedek, 357-5544.

Dr. Arthur Johnson will dis
cuss the past, present and fu-
ture of black/Jewish relations
in Detroit. 1 p.m. at the
Maple/Drake JCC.

Tuesday, October 11



The Michigan Region of
Women's American ORT will
hold their WINGO (Women
Only Bingo) at Pomodoro's
Restaurant in Farmington .
Hills at 7 p.m. Call 855-9820.

Tuesday, October 11

Dr. Sylvia Hacker will discuss
"Sex in the Year 2000 — If Not
Sooner" at a Food for Thought
breakfast program sponsored
by the Jewish Federation
Women's Division. Call 642-

Sunday, October 16

Congregation Beth Achim
Men's Club will host a historic
tour ofJewish Detroit begin-
ning at 1 p.m. Call 352-8670 by
Oct. 12.


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