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November 15, 2002 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2002-11-15

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This Week

For Openers

And The Winner Is ...

Left: •
Hechtman
resident
Lillian Tabak
holds a sign
announcing
Moishe and
Oishe's names.

SHELLI LIEBMAN DORFMAN
StaffWriter.

M

oishe and Oishe Parakeet
could have been called
Tweedledee and Tweedledum
if it weren't for Lillian Tabak.
When the two birds arrived recently
at the Lillian and Samuel Hechtman
Jewish Apartments in West
Bloomfield, they were nameless. So,
Esther Winer, community-outreach
coordinator for the
West Bloomfield-
based Jewish
Apartments and
Services who had pur-
chased the birds,
organized a contest.
After reviewing 18
entries by Hechtman
SHELLI
residents, Tabak's was
LIEBMAN
chosen the winner by
Tim Elliott, JAS devel- DORFMAN
opment director. Tabak, StaIT Writer
who won a gift certifi-
cate donated by JAS Friends and
Family Society for her winning entry,
said "Moishe" and "Oishe" "just
popped into my head" as names for the
birds she describes as "cute and chirpy."
Winer said the parakeets "are cared
for by various residents who stop by
and talk to them daily." A welcome
addition to the facility, she said the
birds came to Hechtman after "resi-
dents requested another mascot
besides Queenie, their lovable dog." III

on't Enow

© 2002

political philosophy of
Zionism in the 20th centu --
Ty argued that modern-day
Jordan on the east bank of
the Jordan River should be a part of
the Jewish state. What factor in
Hebrew Scriptures buttresses this
argument?

— Goldfein

•nATU u-epiof alp Jo jurq lsEa atp
uo papas — allsEuaw puE uannali
TED — saves
Liamstry

Quotables

"I want her to do well. I asked the
court to welcome her. I've built a
tremendous staff over 15 years and
they will treat her well."

— Bryan Levy, chief judge of 46th
District Court in Southfield, who lost
the Nov. 5 election to black attorney
Shelia Johnson by less than 300 votes
out of 30,000 cast.

Right: Parakeets
Moishe and
Oishe in their
new home at
Hechtman Jewish
Apartments.

"B'nai B'rith had the right idea 60
years ago. We need to extend our-
selves [to others] in a thoughtful, con-
sistent, honorable way."

— Richard Dauch, cofounder,
chairman and CEO of American Axle
t Manufacturing and honoree at the
ifnai B'rith International Great
American Traditions Award dinner in
Dearborn.

Yiddish Limericks

Shabbat Candlelighting

"When Mommy lights candles, I think of having special
time with just my mommy and daddy."

— Eliezer Lipnik, 5, West Bloomfield

Sponsored by Lubavitch

The shammes* approached and said,
"Lou,
We'll turn over hagbah** to you."
"This killeh,"*** he whined
"Puts me in a bind.
Galeelah's**** the best I can do."

— Martha Jo Fleischmann

sexton of the synagogue
**
the aliyah of raising the Torah
*** hernia
**** the aliyah of binding and dress-
ing the Torah

Women's Organization.

To submit a candlelighting

message or to receive

complimentary candlesticks

and information on Shabbat

candlelighring, call Miriam

Amzalak of Oak Park at

(248) 967-5056 or e-mail:

amzalak@juno.com

Candlelighting

Candlelighting

Friday, Nov. 15, 4:52 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 22, 4:47 p.

Shabbat Ends

Shabbat Ends

Saturday, Nov. 16, 5:56 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 23, 5:52 p.m.

Yiddish -isms

farblondjet
Lost; mixed up; wandering about
without any idea of where you are.

(Source: The Joys of Yiddish by Leo Rosten,
McGraw-Hill).

4,N

11/15
2002

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