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The Detroit Jewish News, 2002-09-06

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ARE BRINGING THE
ENTIRE COMMUNITY TOGETHER

to present

Cantor Gutman

Oak Park ITCC
Holding Tribute

The Jewish Community Center in
Oak Park will sponsor a cantorial
memorial tribute dedicated to the
memory of the Sept.
11 victims and the
State of Israel 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 10.
Rabbi Avie Shapiro
will narrate the pro-
gram. Cantor David
Gutman, accompa-
nied by Martin Man- Rabbi
Shapiro
delbaurn, will sing
musical selections
especially chosen for the occasion.
The entire Jewish community is
invited to this free event.

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Jerusalem/JTA — Israel deported two
relatives of a Palestinian terrorist from
the West Bank to the Gaza Strip.
The two, accused of helping their
brother plan a suicide bombing in Tel
Aviv, entered Gaza via the Netzarim
Crossing. The two had been expected
to be brought to the Erez Crossing,
which the army declared a closed mili-
tary zone to bar access to journalists
who had gathered there.
In an apparent effort to avoid media
coverage, and after the Palestinian
Authority refused to accept the depor-

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Israel Deports
2 Palestinians

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Detroit — With the economic situa-
tion in Israel getting increasingly more
difficult, the Israel Defense Forces
(IDF) is finding that soldiers are either
pilfering food or saving their rations
to take home to their families, who
are joining the ranks of the needy.
With the unemployment rate at a
near-record 10.5 percent among
Israeli Jews, more and more Israeli
lino- to make ends
families are struggling
meet. A growing number of them
have fallen below the. poverty line.
Some claim the economic situation in
Israel hasn't been so bad since the pre-
state era of the 1940s.
The Israeli daily newspaper Yediot
Aharonot reported that commanders
are turning a blind eye on these thefts
in an attempt to help. The other
major daily paper, Maariv, quotes the
IDF deputy chief of staff as saying he
knew of "soldiers who had not gone
home for leave because they knew
there was nothing at home to eat."
Unit commanders are responding
by working to provide "shopping
coupons," so impoverished soldiers
can help reduce their families' mental
and physical pressures. Army social
workers are conducting home visits to
determine the level of support needed
and authorize the distribution of the
coupons.
Locally, Michigan Friends of the
IDF has undertaken a $200,000
emergency campaign to help fund
this effort. For information or to
phone in a credit card donation, call
(248) 203-2060. Anat Borenstein, the
organization's Michigan executive
director, also can be reached at
aborenstein@israelsoldiers.org

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tees, the two were dropped off at
Netzarim. Israel also gave each of
them 1,000 shekels, or $212, in relo-
cation money.
The move came one day after Israel's
High Court of Justice approved the
deportations of Intissar and Kifah
Ajouri. They are the sister and brother
of Ali Ajouri, who masterminded the
July 17 double suicide bombing near
Tel Aviv's old Central Bus Station in
which five people were killed. Israeli
troops killed Ali Ajouri in a recent
operation.

Reservists Challenge
The 'Occupation'

Jerusalem/JTA — Eight Israeli reserve
soldiers asked the Supreme Court to
presence in the
rule that the
West Bank and
and Gaza Strip is illegal,

NEWS DIGEST on page 28

Join us on Sunday, September 29th at 7:30
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for an evening you won't forget!!!

TEMPLE ISRAEL

5725 Walnut Lake Road • West Bloomfield

i. Students (21 & under)*
General Seating
Preferred Seating
Patron Seating

No charge
$18
$25
$50

*Students under 21 must be accompanied by a paid adult

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Patron guests are invited to an Afterglow Dessert Reception
with "Mykee" following the program.
Patron tickets are limited. Patrons will be listed in the program.

FOR INFORMATION OR TICKETS PLEASE CALL:
B'NAI B'RITH AT 248 646-3100

• Please RSVP by Friday, September 20, 2002 •

Proceeds from the event will benefit B'nai B'rith's
"Enlighten America" Project
as well as Temple Israel's Kulanu & Jacob Programs

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