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October 13, 1995 - Image 25

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1995-10-13

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OCTOBER 13, 1995

Special Gifts Luncheon
Honors The Cooks

The Detroit Metropolitan Council ofJewish Women International
The keynote
(formerly B'nai B'rith Women) will hold its annual Special Gifts speaker for this
Luncheon on Wednesday, November 1, 11:45 a.m. at Adat Shalom
event will be
Susan Abrams
The honorees for this year's luncheon are Jeanette and Oscar Bruck of Char-
Cook. Mrs. Cook has been a member of BBW Marshall-Israel lotte, N.C., the
Chapter for over 50 years, hold-
1994-95 interna-
ing many offices and serving for tional president
the 1964-65 year as president of of Jewish Wo-
her chapter. She has been chair- men Internation-
person of entertainment publi- al. Mrs. Bruck
cations since its inception. Mrs. served two years
Cook also is a life member of as president elect
Hadassah, Nation- and also chaired
the organiza-
Susan Bruck al Council of Jew-
ish Women, as well tion's Residential Jeanette and Oscar Cook
as Jewish Women International. Treatment Cen-
Oscar Cook is an honorary ter Task Force. The Residential Treatment Center, which treats
member of Marshall/Israel Chap- severely emotionally disturbed boys in Israel, is JWI's major in-
ter and an active past president ternational philanthropy and the major beneficiary of the funds
of Marshall Suburban Tikvah raised at this local annual luncheon.
Lodge. He is the editor of the
Mrs. Bruck has been a member ofJewish Women International
lodge monthly newsletter.
for 25 years and has chaired many community programs as well
Among their honors are the as The Women's Health Issues Task Force. As international pres-
naming of the Jeanette and Oscar ident, she serves as a member of the national executive commit-
Cook Jewish Occupational In- tee of the Anti-Defamation League, board member of AIPAC, the
ternship Program (JOIN) at the Jewish Vocational Service, the board of governors of B'nai B'rith International, the Leadership
funding of BBYO Directions program for college-bound students,
Conference of National Jewish Women's Organizations, and the
and the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization International Leadership Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations.
Study program in Israel (ILSI). At Hadassah Hospital there is a
There is a minimum contribution requirement and a luncheon
Jeanette and Oscar Cook Radiobiology Research Laboratory.
couvert. For information, contact the council office, 356-8811.

President Of ZOA
Addresses Forum

Morton A. Klein, national president of the Zionist
Organization of America, will address the 70A's
Einstein Luncheon Forum Thursday, Oct. 19, at
noon at Congregation Beth Achim.
The ZOA president will respond to the criticism
voiced by Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin,
about "American Jews who lobby against the peace
process." An economist
by profession, Mr.
Klein worked in that
capacity in the Nixon,
Ford and Carter ad-
ministrations. He is fi-
nancial consultant to
the Linus Pauling In-
stitute of Science and
Since his election as
president of the ZOA,
Mr. Klein has led a se-
ries of successful pro-
Israel efforts in
Washington. He initi-
ated the creation of bi-
partisan Peace Accord
Monitoring Groups in
the U.S. House and Morton Klein
Senate. He also helped
facilitate the passage of the Specter-Shelby-Lowey
Amendment, which requires the PLO to adhere
fully to the Israel-PLO peace accords.
For reservations, phone ZOA, 810-569-1515.



Friday, October 13

Learn how to make challah at Chal-
lah Days. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Congre-
gation Shaarey Zedek. Call (810)

Sunday, October 15

Adat Shalom Synagogue will team
up with Resettlement Service/Jew-
ish Family Service to co-host a show-
er and brunch to benefit new
Americans. Call (810) 851-5100.

Wednesday, October 18

Balfour 62, starring "comedian Alan
King and singer Julie Budd. 7:30
p.m. at the Fox Theatre. Call (810)

Thursday, October 19

Professional Jewish singles (30s and
40s) are invited to an evening of Ital-
ian dining at Marco's of Farmington.
Call (810) 357-8850 by Oct. 16.

Thursday, October 19

"Can Peace Still Work?" will be (dis-
cussed with Israeli and Arabic jour-
nalists covering the peace process. 7
p.m. at Borders Books and Music in
Farmington Hills.

Thursday, October 19

The American Jewish Committee
will host officials of the Mackinac
Center for Public Policy. 7:30 p.m. at
the Max M. Fisher Building.
Lawrence Reed and staff members
of the conservative think tank will
discuss their research and influence
in Lansing.


Rosa Schreiber, 81, from
Gmunden, Austria, will be a
guest of honor at the 11th an-
niversary dinner of the Holo-
caust Memorial Center on
Oct. 29. Ms. Schreiber will be Rosa Schreiber
honored with the Holocaust
Memorial Center's Right-
eousness Award for her heroism during World War II, aiding
the victims of Nazi brutality.
The dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Westin Hotel in
Detroit's Renaissance Center. The evening will commemorate
the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the camps and their
Presenting the award to Rosa Schreiber will be Dr. Alan
Brown of Windsor, Canada. Ms. Schreiber saved Dr. Brown's
life when he was a slave laborer in Austria during the Holo-
Everyone is invited to attend the dinner. For ticket infor-
mation, call Selma Silverman, (810) 661-0840.

Thursday, October 19

"Achieving Peaceful Coexistence Be-
tween Israel's Jewish and Arab Cit-
izens" will be discussed by a panel of
Jewish and Arab Israeli women. 9
a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Adat Shalom Syn-
agogue. Call (810) 642-4260, Ext.

Sunday, October 22

The Women's League for Conserva-
tive Judaism will hold its Women of
Achievement luncheon. 11 a.m. at
Adat Shalom. Call (810) 788-0687.

Sunday, October 22

Federation's Young Adult Division
will sponsor an autumn afternoon of
hayrides, pumpkins, magic shows
and a haunted house for families,
singles and couples. 1-4 p.m. at Up-
land Hills Farm. Call (810) 642-4260.

Sunday, October 22

Broadway actress Claudia Shear will
speak at the annual Institute for Sin-
gle Jewish Mothers Conference. 1-4
p.m. at the Maple-Drake Jewish
Community Center. The program
will also include workshops and pan-
el discussions. Call (810) 354-1050.

Tuesday, October 24

The ORT Tribute '95 Gala Dinner
honoring Lois and Hershel Sand-
berg. Tuesday evening at Congre-
gation Shaarey Zedek. Call (810)

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