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In a combined meeting of the
boards on Oct. 17, the Jewish
Federation and United Jewish
Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit
unanimously voted to grant full
partner agency status to the Jewish
Academy of Metropolitan Detroit.
The academy is a co-educational
independent Jewish high school that
integrates a college preparatory cur-
riculum with inclusive Jewish stud-
ies. Welcoming Jewish students
from all affiliations and back-
grounds from day schools as well as
public schools, the academy now
has an enrollment of 113 students,
including 33 freshmen for the aca-
demic year of 2002 2003. The first
class will graduate in June 2003
Classes meet at the Jewish
Community Center in West
As a constituent agency, JAMD
will now submit its annual budget
for review by the Federation's Jewish
Education Division, which will
make recommendations for alloca-
tions from annual campaign funds.
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Selection O f
To Host Student
A Jewish family is being sought to
host a Jewish teenage exchange stu-
dent from Uruguay who will arrive
in the Detroit area in January to
attend an American public high
The teenager, Ariel, speaks
Spanish, English and Hebrew. He
attends a Jewish day school in
Montevideo, capital of Uruguay. He
swims, plays piano, creates Web
sites, bicycles and plays table tennis.
Ariel will attend the public high
school that serves his host family's
neighborhood. The host family is
required to provide Ariel with a bed,
a place to study and meals. In
exchange, the family will receive a
charitable tax deduction and "a cul-
•tural learning experience."
A couple with or without children
or a single parent with children of
any age is eligible to be Ariel's
American host family.
Host families also will be needed
for other boys and girls who will
arrive in January and August.
For information, call Lynne
Levenbach, (248) 432-5419.
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