100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library at bentley.ref@umich.edu

October 25, 2002 - Image 19

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 2002-10-25

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

JWF Grants

The Jewish Women's Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit
awarded the following grants this year

*BARBARA ANN KARMANOS CANCER INSTITUTE
$6,000

,

To fund a research and counseling project called "Molecular
Biology and Genetics: Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Ashkenazi
Jews.' Information and support will be provided to family
members of the participants at bi-weekly genetics counseling
sessions.

• JARC, $10,000

To fund "Strengthening the Jewish Identity of WOIllell. with
Developmental Disabilities." Monthly programs will be held to
increase the knowledge and Jewish identity of JARC residents
through education and holiday observances.

• THE JEWISH HOSPICE AND CHAPLAINCY
NETWORK, $10,000

A Gayle Halperin Kahn Memorial Grant to fund a new
"Women in Pastoral Care" program that will train women rab-
bis and other professional women in the direct care of adults
who are dealing with illness, grief and end-of-life issues.

• JVS, $5,711
To fund a "Personal Care and Awareness Program for Girls,'
which will help girls in Jewish schools to build self-esteem and
develop their aptitudes to enhance personal relationships and
facilitate appropriate career choices.

• MACHON L'TORAH/THE JEWISH LEARNING
NETWORK OF MICHIGAN, $3,119

To fund a new "Uniquely Ours/JCC Women's Rosh Chodesh
Lecture Series, a year-long series featuring presentations by
well-known speakers on topics of interest to Jewish women.

• SINGLE JEWISH PARENTS NETWORK, $10,000

To fund a single mother/child family camp and quarterly
Jewish family programs to provide single parents and their chil-
dren opportunities to develop friendships and support systems
within the Jewish community.

Israel Grants:

• JERUSALEM RAPE CRISIS CENTER, $5,175

Agency representatives and JWF members at the grant presentations in September:
I. Dr. Michael Tainsky, Nancy Levin and Robin Gold of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer
Institute.
2. Harriet Cooper and Lila Silverman of the Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network.3. 3.
Sarah Eisman, Miriam Maor and Bayla Jacobovitz of Machon L'Torah's "Uniquely Ours."
4. JARC's Joyce Keller, Alissa Pianin and Rena Friedberg.
5. The Hospice program's Rabbis E.B. "Bunny" Freedman and Amy Bolton, and Harriet
Cooper.
6 Jewish Single Parent Network's Marilyn Hertzberg and Linda Orbach-Shear.
7. JVS' Diane Schwartz, Karol Friedman and Barbara Nurenberg.

To fund a "Women's Education and Empowerment Project"
that will include a series of workshops for community women's
groups on sexual violence, responding to and healing from trau-
ma, and developing self-help skills and resources.

• SHILO: PREGNANCY ADVOCACY CENTER
(JERUSALEM), $5,000

To fund "CHOICES: Healthy Relationships for High-Risk
Girls and Young Women." Workshops will be conducted in
schools and community centers focusing on sexual health, abu-
sive relationships and other topics.

• YEDID: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY
EMPOWERMENT (NAZARETH ILLIT), $5,000

To fund "Women to Women," which will train women to func
tion as advocates for recent immigrants and low-income women
in gender-related issues such as women's employment rights,
sexual violence, divorce and housing.

10/25
2002

19

Back to Top

© 2020 Regents of the University of Michigan