The Allied Jewish Campaign is pledged pansion at its Detroit campus.
Dani Brenner, age 16, is killed in an au-
$15 million at the annual meeting hosted
accident and her heart is donat-
by Max Fisher, $900,000 more than the
At the same time, Erik
Federation announces Detroit will pair Morganroth, 25, suffers from myocarditis
with the central Galilee region in the Part- and awaits a suitable heart donor.
nership 2000 project. Workmen's Circle
Early Childhood Center decides to ban JANUARY
Temple Beth El places Rabbi Daniel
clothing and toys depicting Power Polish on a leave of absence for the final
year of his contract.
Borders plans Jewish educational and
A 73-year-old native of Yugoslavia liv- other events at its Farmington Hills book
ing in Sterling Heights, Ferdinand Ham- store. The JCC hosts the Great Jewish
mer, is charged by the U.S. Department Children's Expo. Orientation meetings be-
of Justice of being a Nazi SS guard dur- gin for the Miracle Mission II to Israel in
May and area Hillel foundations plan a
ing World War II.
The Michigan Jewish AIDS Coalition college trip to Israel for the same time.
Erik Morganroth receives a heart trans-
sponsors a 13-day program to heighten
at University of Michigan Hospital.
awareness of autoimmune deficiency syn-
A community-wide teen trip to Israel is FEBRUARY
Companies bid to build a new Jewish
planned for summer 1996, incorporating home for aged in West Bloomfield. The
educational sessions throughout the year. Council of Orthodox Rabbis says it will not
A Jewish woman unsuccessfully chal- supervise kashruth at Heartland, the for-
lenges an elementary school Bible club in mer Borman Hall, although 42 Jewish pa-
the Plymouth-Canton district. The Jew- tients remain there.
ish Community Center announces a cost-
The 193-acre Camp Tamarack in
cutting program that includes closing the Brighton is sold for $800,000 — half its
library at the Maple-Drake building.
and Akiva place bids to purchase the
Agency.for Jewish Education building.
Ferdinand Hammer claims the U.S.
charges against him are false. Some 130
members form a Committee to Save Tem-
ple Beth El.
A special-needs swimming pool is ded-
icated at the JCC in memory of 2-year-old
Top: Participants in an AIDS vigil at Temple Israel.
Bottom: Erik Morganroth received a new heart.
The annual community-wide 5th grade
Tzedakah Fair is held at Temple Beth El.
Hillel parents hear a task force report on
the pros and cons of staying or moving.
A pre-school workshop sponsored by the
AJE attracts 200 teachers.
Akiva plans separate secular classes for
boys and girls in 7th-12th grades. The
Committee to Save Temple Beth El gets
550 signatures on a petition to the board,
short of its goal of 800, but plans to run an
opposition slate in the temple elections.
The temple hires Rabbi Julian Cook.
The JCC holds a public forum to hear
members' concerns. Administrative
changes are announced, placing Dr. Mor-
ton Plotnick in charge of fund-raising and
making Leah Ann Kleinfeldt acting exec-