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February 23, 1996 - Image 92

Resource type:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-02-23

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The 1996
Honors Dinner

of the organization that's
building trade with Israel!

The America-Israel Chamber of Commerce
of Michigan invites you to
an evening of
Entertainment • Inspiration • Fabulous Food
Sunday, March 17 6:30 p.m at The Somerset Collection, Troy.

Distinguished Guest Speaker:

Harry J. Pearce

Vice Chairman, General Motors Corporation

, Revealing how changes in the
global marketplace will affect
GM, Israel and you!

The Chamber's 1996 Honoree:

Stephen M. Grand, President

Deco-Grand, Inc.,
the local company that's helping Israeli firms become
links in the international automotive supply chain.


$96 per person. (Dietary rules observed)
-Proceeds benefit the America-Israel Chamber.

For reservations or more information,
(810) 646-1948, or fax (810) 646-9332.

Seats are available for a special direct flight
to Tel Aviv from Detroit's Metro Airport.

Departure from Detroit: Sunday, June 23

(security and customs in Detroit)


Departure from Tel Aviv: Thursday, July 25

Tickets can be purchased for one-way or round-trip travel.

(Cost subject to super APEX fare)

Space is limited

For information call (810) 642-4260, ext. 140


U-M Hillel
Events Calendar

NM_ Hosts
Purim Ball

United Jewish Appeal will con-
tinue its annual student cam-
paign through Feb. 25 at Hillel.
To volunteer or for information,
call Erica Fox, (313) 213-0666; or
Nathan Rau, (313) 7614589.
Reform Chavurah will go ice
skating at Yost Arena on Satur-
day Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. Enjoy free
skating with other Reform Jews
on campus. Meet at Hillel for a
Havdalah service and then trav-
el together by car to Yost. For
reservations and information, call
Anthony Scaglione, (313) 996-
4258; or Scott Nagel, (313) 669-
Pre-Purim party will be Sat-
urday, Feb. 24, from 7:30-11 p.m.
at Morris Lawrence Building,
Washtenaw Community College.
The Klezmer Fusion Band will
perform for dancing or listening.
Ethnic foods for dinner or tasting
will be sold by food booths. Guests
can bring masks or make their
own at the event. Tickets are
available at Hillel: $8 for students
and $12 for community members
($15 at the door). Call the Jewish
Community Center, (313) 971-
0990, for informatibn.
Israeli Dancing will be Sunday,
Feb. 25, from 7:30-10 p.m. at Hil-
lel. The cost is $2.50.
Join VIA Hillel, Hillel's com-
munity service organization, in as-
sisting Habitat for Humanity build
homes for low-income families on
Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 5 p.m. Call
Marc Schwartz, (313) 930-1873;
or Rachel Lawson, (313) 9954701,
to reserve. Meet at Hillel.

Hillel of Metro Detroit and Adat
Shalom Synagogue invite young
adults to the Purim Ball on Sat-
urday, March 2, from 8:30 p.m. to
midnight at Adat Shalom.
The evening includes magic,
games, food, a costume contest,
dance contests, and music by
Arthur Gluzman Entertainment.
For cost information, call the
MHD 24-hour hotline, (313) 577-

Laker Fund

MSU Hillel
Sets Calendar

Applications are now being ac-
cepted from college students by
the Harry and Sarah Laker Israel
Youth Scholarship Fund for an
academic year's study in Israel.
This is the 20th year in which
a $2,500 cash award will be giv-
en to the winning student who
can select from the following uni-
versities for his or her study: Bar-
Ilan, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Ben Gurion
or Hebrew University.
To qualify, the applicant must
be a resident of the metropolitan
Detroit area, currently attending
a college or university in the Unit-
ed States, and must have applied
to a school of higher learning in
Applicants for the scholarship,
which is co-sponsored by the Har-
ry and Sarah Laker Israel Schol-
arship Fund and Congregation
Beth Achim, are now available by
calling (810) 352-8670, or writing
to the Laker Scholarship Fund,
21100 W. 12 Mile Rd., Southfield,
MI 48076.
The final day to apply is April

Shabbat services and dinner will
continue upstairs in the chapel at
Hillel. Services begin at 6:15 p.m.
and dinner starts at 7 p.m.
Hebrew Classes continue every
Tuesday in the library starting at
6 p.m.
There will be a free bagel
brunch in Room 1961 of Case Hall
on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 10:30 a.m.
Rabbi "J" of Machon LTorah will
come to Hillel with his free kosher
deli dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the din-
ing room of Hillel. He will speak
about "Alcohol, Happiness & Ju-
daism." Our friends watching
"Friends" program will continue
this Thursday evening at Hillel
starting at 8 p.m.; free pizza and
pop will be provided.

Beth Achim

Congregation Beth Achim will of-
fer three scholarships for college-
age students.
Two of the scholarships are ex-
clusively for study in Israel. The
other is for study in Hebraic/Jew-
ish studies at a recognized college
or university. These scholarships
range in the amounts of $1,500 -
$2,500. In addition, two of the
scholarships can be used for one
semester or an entire year of
To qualify, the applicant must
be presently attending a college
or university. These scholarships
are open to the community. The
application deadline is April 30.
To receive an application or forin-
formation, contact congregation
Beth Achim, (810) 352-8670; or
write to Scholarships, Congrega-
tion Beth Achim, 21100 West
Twelve Mile Road, Southfield, MI

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days prior to issue date. The deadline
for birth announcements is 10 a.m.
Monday, four days prior to issue date;
out-of-town obituaries, 10 a.m. Tues-
day, three days prior to issue date.

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