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FALL AND WINTER SHOES
fifty-two percent of
Jews getting married
today marry gentiles
and less than 30 per-
cent of children resulting
from those marriages are
being raised Jewish.
The Michigan Region of
the United Synagogue of
Conservative Judaism is
taking a step Sunday to
combat those statistics. It
will host a free public sem-
inar 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at
Congregation Beth Abra-
ham Hillel Moses called
Out: Keeping the Jewish
The program is designed
to give parents ideas and
strategies to combat inter-
Rabbi Epstein: Confronting challenges.
Speakers will include
Rabbi Jerome Epstein, national ish Partner Again" with Ms.
Vice president and chief execu- Greenblatt, Ms. Starr and Mr.
tive of United Synagogue; Rab- Taylor.
bi Aaron Bergman of Beth
The four workshops will run
Abraham Hillel Moses; Rabbi concurrently and be repeated so
Robert Dobrusin, Beth Israel that participants can attend two
Congregation, Ann Arbor; and of the four. Admission and child
single parent Julia Greenblatt care for ages 2 1/2 and up are
of Jewish Experience for Fami- free, but reservations are re-
lies, with Irma Starr of SPACE quested.
for Changing Families and her
"This is a serious problem in
second husband, Ed Taylor, for- the Jewish community" said
merly with the Jewish Commu- Sharlene Ungar, president of the
United Synagogue's Michigan
Rabbi Epstein will give the region. "We are trying to en-
keynote address on "Combatting courage marriage within the
Intermarriage: Confronting faith.
the Challenges" and lead a work-
"I hope the workshop builds
shop on "Intermarriage and the awareness and encourages peo-
Synagogue: Where Do You Draw ple to take a positive stance
the Line" on synagogue policy.
within their families." 0
Other workshops are: "But
Mom...It's Only a Date" with a For reservations for the
Rabbi Bergman; "Guess Who's workshop, and for child care,
Coming to Dinner" with Rabbi call United Synagogue, 642-
Dobrusin; and "The Next 4500.
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United Nations (JTA) — If Russ-
ian ultranationalist Vladimir
Zhirinovsky was hoping his cur-
rent trip to America would clean
up his image as a potential dic-
tator and anti-Semite, he failed.
At a news conference here, he
called Jews a negative influence
on Russia, blaming them for the
Bolshevik revolution, the
breakup of the strong Soviet state
and criminal enterprises in his
He then renounced anti-Semi-
'We have a very good attitude
to all minorities in Russia" he
said through a translator, saying