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May 24, 1996 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-05-24

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Seminary Hosts
Patron Event

Members of the Joint Action Committee for Political Affairs recently made rounds
to over 100 congressional offices. Members from Michigan also met with Mrs.
Gore. Shown are Roselyn Blanck, Jenny Dorfman, Tipper Gore, Doris Blechman,
Diane Berlowitz, Barbara Kronstein and Sheri Terebelo Schiff.

No Finance Fears
For Working Women


ow women can combat their "Fear of
Finance" will be discussed by Harriet
Band Rotter 6:30 p.m. Wednesday,
June 12, at Tam O'Shanter Country
Club in West Bloomfield.
The event is sponsored by the Business and
Professional Women's Division of the Jewish
Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. The or-
ganization offers programs that examine is-
sues of particular relevance to working
Ms. Rotter is a family law attorney with a
private practice in Franklin. An outspoken
women's rights leader, she was the first
Harriet Rotter
woman admitted to the Michigan Chapter of
the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Registration begins at 6 p.m. and the dinner program at 6:30 p.m.
Advance registration is needed by June 7. There is a $25 per per-
son cost for the event.
For reservations or details, call Sherry Shanbom at the Women's
Division, (810) 642-4260.

New Embassy Chief
Schedules Talk

eaders of Detroit's Con-
servative congregations
will be honored by the
Jewish Theological
Seminary on Thursday, May
30, at the home of Marlene
and Paul Borman. Funds
raised at the event will be
used for scholarships for stu-
dents preparing to become
future rabbis, cantors, Jew-
ish educators and commu-
nal leaders.
This year's honorees are:
Estelle and Philip Elkus,
Congregation Shaarey
Zedek; Mary and Abraham
Gamer, Congregation Beth
Achim; Sue Ellen and Allan
Jay Kaufman, Adat Shalom
Synagogue; Melvin Kepes,
Congregation B'nai Moshe;
and Suzanne and Burton R.
Rabbi Rosenbaum
Shifman, Congregation Beth
Guest speakers will be
Rabbi Irwin Groner,
spiritual leader of
Congregation Shaarey
Zedek, and Rabbi Roy
Rosenbaum, seminary
vice president for devel-
opment. Rabbi Rosen-
baum will speak on the
growth in enrollment,
which has seen an in-
crease in all five of the
seminary's colleges. Rab-
bi Groner will address
the importance of finan-
cial support.
For information or
reservations, call the De-
troit JTS office, 258-

Rabbi Groner


ichard Roth, newly ap-
pointed deputy chief of the
U.S. Embassy in Israel, will
address the congregation of
Temple Israel at 8 p.m. services
on Friday, June 7.
Mr. Roth is a member of the Se-
nior Foreign Service and is the di-
rector for Israel and Arab-Israeli
Affairs in the State Department's
Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs.
Previously he was deputy direc-
tor for Israel and Arab-Israeli Af-
fairs and deputy director of
Southern African Affairs.
The community is invited. For
information, call the Temple Is-
Richard Roth
rael office, (810) 661-5700.

The League of Jewish Women's Organizations of Greater Detroit recently held
their 51st Annual Youth Award Program. Shown are Sherrie Stem, vice president
of youth awards; Beverly Canvasser, president; Sarah Chopp, award winner; Betty
Stimfarb and Pearlena Bodzin, vice presidents.




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