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September 07, 2002 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2002-09-07

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Did you /Know.

that Detroit
Jewish Book Fair is the oldest and largest
Jewish Book Fair in the United States and
attracts thousands of visitors each day
during its run?

Other Favorites:

Seminars for
Adult Jewish Enrichment (SAJE), Israel
Festival, Apples & Honey, Party Planning
Expo, Temple Israel Labor Day Picnic,
Purim Parcel Project, Birmingham Temple
Art Show



Yad Ezra


Florine Mark

Farmington Hills

Harvey Brode, Farmincton Hills

"Yes, Florine is intelligent,
successful anc
But what separates her from
the rest of the leaders is the
enormity of her heart. She
is constantly giving,
supporting, helpinc and
listening ,"


Charlie Rothstein, West Bloomfield

"It's a wonde ul
organization. Everyone
Knows about Yad Ezra. It's a
wondetl way of giving to
people in need In our own
COT Tunliy."

Laurie Kach, Farmincton Hills

Yad Ezra, Michigan's only Kosher food pantry,
has provided kosher food packages to needy
members of the Jewish community since
1990. An independent agency funded by
private donations and grants, Yad Ezra has
five staff members and 125 regular
volunteers who serve 2500 Jewish people.
For clients who are homebound, delivery is
provided in cooperation with volunteers from
local synagogues. Yad Ezra will provide
750,000 pounds of food, plus personal
hygiene items, during 2002.

Th_Id you now

that one out of
38 people in the Detroit Jewish communi-
ty receives help from Yad Ezra?

Other Choices:

Detroit Jewish
Coalition for Literacy, JARC, Friendship
Circle, Hadassah Doll Project, Mazon,
Temple Israel Interfaith programs, Jewish
Family Service Mitzvah Day


2 6 •

of huTor, The service is
never rushee, it's a whole
evening's experience."

Florine Mark, founder, president and CEO of
the Weight Watchers Group Inc., brought the
New York-based weight loss program to
Detroit after losing 50 pounds and keeping it
off. She has won numerous national and local
awards and has been honored by the Detroit
Free Press, the city of Detroit and the state of
Michigan for outstanding community service
and achievement.

Did you now

that the Weight
Watchers Group Inc., which Florine Mark
heads, is the world's largest franchise of
Weight Watchers International, with loca-
tions in 13 states, plus Canada and

Other Choices:

Lila Lazarus,
Sherry Margolis, Danny Raskin, Don
Shane, Bernie Smilovitz, Mitch Albom,
Steve Jasqur

Dic you Know

that, since
1981, more than 55,000 diners have
enjoyed The Lark's specialty entree,
Genghis Kahn Rack of Lamb?

Other Cholces:

Tribute, Capital
Grille, Morels, Larco's Italian Grill, Mario's,
Milk & Honey of West Bloomfield, The
Palm, Sposita's Ristorante



Adat Shalom

Farmington Hills




The Lark

West Bloomfield

"The dinners are unique,
with woncerful flavors and
presentation. The restaurant
is elegant but not stuffy; the
owners have a creat sense

SOURCEBOOK 2002-2003 • JN

When Jim and Mary Lark opened The Lark in
1981, they created the kind of restaurant they
would like to visit. The dining room, which
resembles a Southern European Country Inn,
overlooks a brick-walled garden, where more
than 100 different varieties of herbs are
grown. Most diners come to celebrate special
occasions and opt for the five-course fixed
price dinner, which gives them the
opportunity to select from a variety of
appetizers, soups, salads and main courses.
A sumptuous dessert trolley completes the
dining experience.

"We've hac three Bat
ViNahs there. Everyone
was wonderful, from the
caterer to the clergy. The
Teals were fabulous, and
the ceremonies were

Bill and Nancy Handelman, West Bloomfield

Adat Shalom Synagogue plays host to a
variety of weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs,
family reunions and other life cycle events, in
addition to events for many outside
organizations, both Jewish and non-Jewish.
Jeffrey Rosenberg and his staff provide on-
premises kosher catering.

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