Volunteers Help Elderly Visit
`Graves Of Our Ancestors'
Temple Israel's Family Life Center
recently hosted Kever Avot, in which
100 volunteers took 60 senior adults
to visit the gravesides of loved ones on
the Sunday between Rosh Hashanah
and Yom Kippur.
Organizers describe the fourth
annual event on Sept. 15 as the "mitz-
vah of a lifetime," providing many
senior adults with their only opportu-
nity to make a cemetery visit.
Marc Siegler and Ida Nemzin were
event co-chairs. The Southfield-based
Ira Kaufman Chapel and the Susan
and Hanley Yorke Builder
Endowment Fund at Temple Israel
donated money to make the program
David Techner of Ira Kaufman
Chapel looks for a specific
headstone at Beth Tefilo Emanuel
Cemetery in Ferndale.
Ben Goldner of Fleischman Residence in West Bloomfield dabs his es after reading a
prayer at the graveside of his late wife, Lily. Providing a measure o com rt to him at
Machpelah Cemetery in Ferndale are Temple Israel members Sharon Shapiro of
Farmington Hills, _Ed Royal of West Bloomfield and Susie Horwitz of Farmington Hills.
Adat Shalom Rocks Trio Plays For Seniors
Area seniors will gather at Adat
Shalom Synagogue on
Thursday, Oct. 10, for an inter-
congregational luncheon and
program. The event will begin
at 12:30 p.m.
Following the catered lunch-
eon, the Adat Shalom Rocks
Trio of Rabbi Daniel Nevins,
Rabbi Herbert Yoskowitz and
Cantor Howard Glantz will per-
There is an $18 charge for
members of synagogue seniors
groups and a $19 fee for guests.
Checks should be mailed by
Oct. 1 to Alice Cohen, 29325
Lancaster Drive, #210,
Southfield, MI 48934. For
information, call Adat Shalom,
The Adat Shalom Rocks Trio: Rabbi Daniel Nevins, Rabbi Hebert
Yoskowitz and Cantor Howard Glantz.
At Beth Tefilo Emanuel Cemetery
Sitta Puder of Hechman
_Apartments in West Bloom
visits the grave of her late bancZ.
Adat Shalom Synagogue's Simchat Torah celebra-
tion will begin Saturday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m.
There will be Torah stories for children at 6:30
p.m. During the hakafot, childen will meet charac-
ters from the Torah.
Following services, participants will make candy
apples. For information, call (248) 851-5100.
Torah Center Hosts
Mission To Israel
Rabbi Elimelech Silberberg of the Sara Tugman
Bais Chabad Torah Center will lead a solidarity
mission to Israel Thursday, Dec. 26, to Sunday,
The cost of the mission, partially subsidized
by private New York sources, is $1,595 and cov-
ers airfare from New York, hotels, tours and
Call the Torah Center, (248) 855-6170, for