1B a i t
things and we get the same re-
spect as the 50-year-olds who
serve on the national Order of the
Josh will participate in two
programs at Philmont this sum-
mer: several weeks in June on a
building project and again in Au-
gust at a leadership training
seminar. In between, he would
like to use his free time in July to
visit a newborn niece in Israel.
After completing his year as
national chief, Josh will be one of
four young Scouts on the OA
"At the national level," he says,
"you help local people touch the
lives of every member." Even
with his busy schedule, he tries
to serve as an assistant Scout-
master near Yale University.
When he completes his na-
tional commitments to Scouting,
he wants to return to the local
level. "I want to get back to sit-
ting down and teaching a kid how
to tie a square knot," he says.
PACKING AND LUGGAGE
Saturday, March 25
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Modeling A Miracle:
Others Follow Suit
PERFECT FOR MISSION TO ISRAEL
RUTH LITTMANN STAFF WRITER
OPEN THURSDAY TILL 8 P.M.
29815 NORTHWESTERN HIGHWAY
IN APPLEGATE SQUARE
Jane Sherman addresses participants on Detroit's first mega mission.
he Michigan Miracle Mis-
sion's success as a commu-
nity-wide trip to Israel
hasn't gone unnoticed by
Jewish federations nationwide.
. Ever since the Jewish Feder-
ation of Metropolitan Detroit and
The Detroit Jewish News brought
more than 1,000 people to Israel
for 10 days in May 1993, other
communities have followed suit.
Beverly Gans in Cleveland
says she used Michigan's Mira-
cle Mission as a model. in fact,
the second day after she was
hired as her city's mega mission
director, Ms. Gans drove to De-
troit to spend a day with Jane
Sherman, noted for spearhead-
ing Michigan's trip.
"Jane was extremely helpful,"
Ms. Gans says. "This is a huge
project and it's insane to reinvent
Cleveland's mega mission took
place last January. Following De-
troit's example, Ms. Gans sched-
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LOBOD YA N I K
"In a program of Bach, Prokofiev, Chopin...the young man showed
impressive virtues: a big technique,
romantic feeling and a real empathy for the dreamier side
of the romantic piano repertory.
He is also a pianist evidently in love with the sheer sound of the piano."
- The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
Performing the music of Chopin
Sunday, April 2, 1995
General Admission -
Seniors 6. Students -
Jewish Community Center • W Bloomfield
Janice Charach Epstein Museum/Gallery
For information call 661-7634 or 1008
Young Concert Artists Management
Funded in part by the
Irwin and Sadie Cohn
Fund and the Friends of
the Julius Chajes Music
Fund. Co-sponsored by
The Jewish Hews.