Is making a
difference for Israel
and her people
"If it had not been for the Zionist
Organization of America, there
would have been no State of Israel."
Dr. Norman &
wit-kke- }-reTt giol-tsf
Justice Louis D.
r. Norman & Harriet Rotter" , ,,
The Justice Louis D. Brandeis Award is bestowed )'
upon individuals who demonstrate dedicated service
to Israel, the Jewish people, and the community.
Dr. Norman and Harriet Rotter clearly exemplify those
In addition to serving as an officer and Board member
of the Temple Beth El, Dr. Norman J. Rotter is a Serilock
Staff Physician at Henry Ford Hospital and Chief of
Neurosurgery at Oakwood Hospital. He is a member of
the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and
various other national, state and local medical sock
eties. He serves as President of Franklin Hills Country .
Club, and a board member of the Detroit Symphony
Orchestra and the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival - :'
Bruce Adler and
Maxwell Street Klezmer
)'t Often described as
4 - the "quintessential
concentrating in family and matrimonial law. She is a , oerformet# Bruce
former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney of Oakland
Adler provides his
County, a former Assistant Professor of Political Science,
audiences with an
and Urbanology at Oakland Community College, former 4, evening's entertain-
legal advisor to WXYZ-TV, and TV commentator on
ment fittit they
national and local TV outlets. Harriet Roll
Rotter is listed in
Fig wide-ranging tal-
Best Lawyers in America,
, ent enables him to do just about any-
7ill- ling it takes to bring an audience to
The Rollers are avid supporters of Israel, the Detroit
its feet! *ging . 2:dancing ... Vaudeville
Jewish Federation and Temple Beth El. Norman serves ,
lullabys and ballads.
on the Federation's Maimonides Society Campaign
Born into, a theatrical family, he began
Division. Harriet serves on the Federation's Mission's
Committee and is a member of the Lion of Judah Divi- w. pOorming at age 3 and has contin-
sion. She is also a Lifetime Member of Haddasah.
* ued the family traditions over the years
Together, the Rotters have also served with Otinction
by starring in shows celebrating
Yiddish culture and theater.
as Chairs of the Tribute Committee honoring Rabbi
Daniel B. Syme, a former Brandeis Award recipient.
The Jewish Community Center of
Metropolitan Detroit seeks athletes
for the 2002 Fame Games. The 16th
annual West Bloomfield Community
Fame Games will showcase the athlet-
ic abilities of children and adults with
Athletes of all ages and abilities are
invited to participate. There is no
charge for this event. Volunteers are
needed. Spectators are invited.
Sponsorship opportunities are avail-
The Fame Games will take place
Sunday, Oct. 13, on the grounds of
the Jewish Community Center in
The day includes opening cere-
monies; track, field and aquatic
events; children's medal presentation
ceremonies and closing ceremonies
followed by an evening dessert recep-
The event is presented by the
Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation
and sponsored by the Jewish
Community Center, Northwest Child
Rescue Women, West Bloomfield
Parks and Recreation and West
Bloomfield Schools Community
For information, contact Nancie
Furgang, (248) 432-5460.
Harriet Rotter is an attorney with a private practice
Lori Lippitz, a folk singer, was captivated by
the sound of klezmer music and in 1988
she started her own group named after a
Chicago Jewish neighborhood: Maxwell
Street or 'Max'. The group soon attracted
recently immigrated Russian musicians,
including Alex Koffman, its first pianist and
now its arranger and violinist. The band's
unique variety involves a multitude of
talents, from jazzmen to younger
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2002 • 7:00 P.M.
at the Millennium Theater in Southfield
For Reservations Call 248-538-6088
President Joseph S. Sevin
Vice-President Beverly Baker
CHAIRS OF THE BALFOUR COMMITTEE
Joseph F. Savin, President
Beverly Baker, Vice-President
HONORARY CHAIRS OF THE NORMAN & HARRIET ROTTER TRIBUTE COMMITTEE
The Honorable John & Michelle Engler
Max M. & Marjorie Fisher
Rabbi Daniel & Jill Syme
HONORARY CO-CHAIRS OF THE NORMAN & HARRIET ROTTER TRIBUTE COMMITTEE
The Honorable Hilda Gage
Congressman Joseph & Sandy Knollenberg
Paul & Sue Nine
Nanci J. Rands & Robert L. Ziegleman
Dr. Jerold & Shirley Shargin
Marvin & Dorie Shwddel
Frank D. Stella
HONORARY CHAIRS OF THE ZOA BOARD
Rabbi M. Robert Syme
CHAIRS OF THE NORMAN & HARRIET ROTTER TRIBUTE COMMITTEE
Richard & Judith Komer
Dr. Mark & Pamela Rosemblutn
The Honorable Joan E. Young & Thomas Schellenberg
ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA: 7001 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 310, .West Bloomfield, MI 48322, Phone 248-538-6088, Fax 248-538-6090
The Sarah and Irving Pitt Child
Development Center will offer new
enrichment classes for children age 3
weeks to 7 years this fall at the Jewish
Community Center in West
For infants and toddlers, two new
classes have been created: Infant
Massage and Baby Sign Language.
These are geared to help parents and
babies bond in a social situation.
For older, more active children, cre-
ative movement classes, yoga for kids,
kickboxing and gymnastics have been
added to the class schedule. Jewelry
making, science, cooking and corn-
puter classes also are available.
Rounding out the schedule are
Parent-Toddler Nursery Gym with
Barbara Cantor, Kindermusik with
Galina Feldman and Hammers and
Nails with Sandie Landau.
Registration is being taken. For
information or to register, call the Pitt
CDC, (248) 432-5582.