WHY IS THERE ONLY ONE JEWISH
EMPLOYEE OUT OF 245 AT
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWN HALL?
MR. BASEBALL page 101
The Supervisor Is Responsible
As The Personnel Director Of
ELECT LARRY WASSERMAN
A Supervisor who will work for us!
• Age 57 - Member of B'nai B'rith
• Past Co-President, Concerned Citizens of West Bloomfield
• 35 years of experience in Administration and Management
We need a Supervisor who will not tolerate discrimination in
We need a Supervisor whose background includes more than
baby-sitting and baking pies.
We need to stop builders and developers from receiving
special consideration in the Supervisors office.
We need a Supervisor who understands our community.
ON AUGUST 6, 1996
WEST BLOOMFIELD SUPERVISOR
Paid for by Wasserman for Supervisor, 6575 Red Cedar Lane, West Bloomfield MI 48234 • (810) 360-6611
"His magnificent descriptive
ball, even though he broadcast
14 Rose Bowl football games. In talents," Rabbi Hammerman
his career he broadcast 20 World said, "were on display especially
Series and 24 baseball All-Star when the drama hit its heights.
And his gift was matched per-
On television, he was the voice fectly with a team and a time
of 'This Week in Baseball" for 19 that immortalized him as he im-
years, and before that Movietone mortalized them.
"Night after night, October af-
News and the National Invita-
October, Mel Allen composed
tional Basketball Tournament.
Few people remember it was the epic poem of baseball's Home-
Mel Allen, as a 23-year old CBS ric age. And for that he'll live on
staff announcer, who did the in- long after most of the others he
troductions of Edward R. Mur- described have faded from mem-
ro w, William L. Schirer and ory."
As long as there are warm
another new announcer, Walter
Cronkite, in the years preceding summer days, children with bats
World War II. He also helped and balls on the playgrounds and
keep America entertained, serv- moms and dads lined up outside
ing as the announcer for Glenn ballparks with their children,
Miller, Benny Goodman and there will be a need for those
wonderful words, "Good after-
But it was baseball where he noon, everybody. This is Mel
became the "Homer of Homers." Allen ... "
Board Of Rabbis Elects Groner
Rabbi Irwin Groner, spiritual
leader of Congregation Shaarey
Zedek, has been elected to serve
as president of the Michigan
Board of Rabbis.
Rabbi Groner served as pres-
ident of the Rabbinical Assembly
from 1990-92. He also has been
a member of: the Board of Gov-
ernors of the Jewish Federation
of Metropolitan Detroit; the Rab-
binic Cabinet of the United Jew-
ish Appeal; and the Board of
Governors of the United Syna-
gogue. He is the chairman of the
governing board of the One-Vol-
ume Torah Commentary being
produced by the Rabbinical As-
Also elected to officer positions
are vice president, Rabbi Dannel
I. Schwartz of Temple Shir
Shalom; and treasurer, Rabbi El-
liot Pachter of Congregation
B'nai Moshe. Rabbi Marla J.
Feldman, assistantdirector for
domestic concerns for the Jewish
Community Council, will serve
The Michigan Board of Rabbis
is comprised of Orthodox, Con-
servative, Reconstructionist, Re-
form and Humanistic Rabbis,
serving the Jewish communities
of Michigan. It is associated with
the Jewish Community Council
of Metropolitan Detroit.
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Machon L'Torah, the Jewish
Learning Network of Michigan,
will open a six-week summer se-
mester of JudaiCollege, an edu-
cational program starting on
Tuesday, July 9, at 7:15 p.m.
Rabbi Avraham Jacobovitz, di-
rector of Machon L'Torah, will
lead the lecture on "Six Short
Steps To Basic Judaism." Rabbi
Steven Ettinger will speak on
Jewish ethics from Pirkei Avot,
Ethics of our Sages.
At 8:15 p.m., Rabbi Naftoli
Kirzner, assistant director of Ma-
chon L'Torah, will lead a lecture
of "Back to the Future" - a ses-
sion centered around the week-
ly Torah portion. Refreshments
will be served. The program will
be held at the Machon Learning
Center, 15221 W. 10 Mile Rd. For
information, call Machon, 967-
As part of the JudaiCollege
summer semester, Machon
Ifforah will offer a free five-week
crash course in basic Hebrew, led
by Jeff Perlstein. It will be held
at Machon L'Torah at 8:30 p.m.
starting July 9. Reservations are
required. For reservations call
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