Upcoming Events in Metro Detroit
The Shul-Chabad Lubavitch — A
Shabbat with Rabbi Lai bl Wolf (248)
• "Don't Bare Your Body, Bare Your
Soul: The Kabala of Exploitation, Love
and Commitment" — Friday, Dec. 20.
Candlelighting and services at 4:40
p.m.; 6 p.m. dinner followed by lecture.
• "Of Mystical Songs and Spiritual
Tales" — Saturday, Dec. 21. Services at
9 a.m. followed by noon Kiddush and
discussions with Rabbi Wolf.
• "Mind Yoga: Where Yoga Meets
Kabbalah" — Saturday, Dec. 22, 8
Congregation B'nai Moshe —
Saturdays, 10-10:45 a.m. Torah portion
of the week study group taught by Barry
Levine. (248) 788-0600.
Congregation B'nai Moshe — Sundays
and legal holidays, 9 a.m., beginning
Jan. 1. Morning minyan.
Men's Club of Adat Shalom Synagogue
— Tuesday, Dec. 24, 7:30 p.m. A night
at the movies for families will feature
Lilo & Stitch. Popcorn and drinks. No
charge. (248) 851-5100.
Temple Emanu-El EMES — Sunday,
Dec. 22, 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Learn
will feature Dr. Phoebe Mainster, Wayne
State University, with a slide show on
"Children and Adults of the Third
World." $5 members, $7 guests. Lillian
Fox (248) 851-1833.
Mosaic Outdoor Club of Michigan —
Sunday, Dec. 29. Hike in Ottawa
National Wildlife Refuge; bad weather
option, Toledo Science Museum. Nettie
OAK PARK JCC
For information or to RSVP: Jewish
Community Center, Jimmy Prentis Morris
Building, 15110 W 10 Mile Road, Oak
Park, (248) 967-4030. No charge for
events unless noted.
• Sing-along — Monday, Dec. 23, 1
p.m. With Marlene Nessel.
• Music Appreciation — Tuesday, Dec.
24, 1 p.m. Discuss composers and their
music with "Fabs" Kaldobsky. • Visiting
Mr. Green — Thursday, Dec. 26, 1-
4:30 p.m. JET Theatre. $12 tickets, $4
• Current Events —"Thursdays, 10:30
p.m. Discussion group facilitated by
• Movie Mavens — Thursday, Dec. 26.
Four Weddings and a Funeral.
• Woodcarving — Mondays-Fridays, 9
a.m. Supplies included.
Eilu v'Eilu — Sunday, Dec. 15, 10-
11:30 a.m. "Israel in Text and Tradition"
with Michael Weiss will continue with
"Defending Our Claim: Rashi and the
Jews' Right to Eretz Yisrael." No charge.
Congregation Shaarey Zedek Southfield.
Dr. Mitch Parker (248) 593-3490.
Women's Wellness Group — first and
third Tuesdays, 11a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Support group for women with any type
of cancer. Weisberg Cancer Center,
31995 Northwestern Hwy., Farmington
Hills. RSVP: (248) 538-6507.
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak —
American Red Cross blood drive Dec.
24 (6 a.m.-3 p.m) and Dec. 26 and 27
(both 6 a.m. - 6 p.m), in cooperation
with the Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit. Administration
Building, Lower Level, Classroom 1.
Appointment: (248) 551-5411.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
DMC-Sinai Hospital Holocaust
Survivor Program and Jewish Home
and Aging Services — Sunday, Dec. 22,
7 p.m. Showing of the film Mamele star-
ring Molly Picon. No charge..
Fleischmann Residence, West
Bloomfield. Dr. Charles Silow (248)
356-6668 or (248) 661-2999.
Visiting MI Green — through January
5, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays,
Sundays. Performance by JET Theatre.
Call for times and ticket prices: (248)
Jewish Home and Aging Services
Jewish Community Chaplaincy
• Parachaplain — one hour weekly or
biweekly. Visit Jewish residents at non-
Jewish facilities or conduct programs for
Jewish residents at non-Jewish facilities.
• Office Volunteers — weekly or
biweekly. Assist in the office with phone
calls, development of program materials
and coordination of activities.
• Reminiscence Group — one hour
monthly. Perform at various facilities.
Shirley Jarcaig (248) 661-2999, ext. 300
JHAS Guardianship Program
• Guardianship Volunteer — one-two
hours monthly. Monitor the care of
Guardianship clients in various residen-
tial settings. Shirley Jarcaig (248) 661-
2999, ext. 300.
Fleischman Residence-Blumberg Plaza
• Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities —
Trip escorts, poker players, babies and
toddlers for Bubbie Baby and Zayde
Club, entertainment hosts, makeup
artists, craft leaders, performers and
social dancers. Janet Antin (248) 661-
• Nosh Nook — three hours weekly.
Take orders, make change, pick up
orders from the kitchen, prepare sand-
wiches, coffee. Opportunities also avail-
able at Marvin and Betty Danto Health
Care Center. Lori Kaminsky (248) 661-
Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish
Community Adult Day Care Program
— Be a caring friend to older adults
with memory loss disorders. Office help,
data entry and answering phones also
needed. Jennifer Kellman (248) 661-
6390, West Bloomfield; Julie Sowa
(248) 559-5000 Southfield.
Community Calendar Notes: Items may be submitted to Community Calendar in three ways. Write: Bobbi Charnas, editorial assistant, the
Jewish. News, 30301 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 200, Farmington Hills, MI 48334; fax: (248) 539-3075; or e-mail email@example.com
The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, 3 p.m., 9 days prior to issue date. For more information, call (218) 539-3001, ext. 237.
SAJE (Seminars for Adult Jewish
Enrichment) will add three new
courses to its schedule this year: Krav
Maga, the Israeli Art of Self-Defense;
Confronting Angels in the Jewish
Tradition; and Talmud Text for Our
SAJE is an adult Jewish education
program sponsored by the Jewish
Community Center of Metropolitan
Detroit in partnership with local con-
gregations and organizations. It will
run Tuesdays, Wednesdays and
Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 13, at
both JCC buildings.
The four-week sessions cover a vari-
ety of topics relating to Jewish life:
kosher cooking, spirituality, texts,
Jewish history, Jewish culture, Jewish
holidays, Hebrew and traditions.
Chairing SAJE this year are Susie
Citrin of Birmingham and Doris
Blechman of Bloomfield Hills. SAJE
is open to adults who wish to
enhance their Jewish knowledge.
Local rabbis, cantors, educators,
scholars and community leaders, rep-
resenting a range of Jewish obser-
vance, teach the courses.
A kickoff event, the fourth annual
Shiffman Family Lecture, featuring
Rabbi Daniel Gordis, will take place
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the
JCC in West Bloomfield.
Dr. Gordis is director of the
Jerusalem Fellows program and a
member of the.senior staff of the
Mandel Foundation Sector on Jewish
Education and Continuity in
Jerusalem. Admission to the lecture is
SAJE classes are $25 each or $40
for unlimited classes. Those purchas-
ing a ticket to the kickoff event
between Jan. 6-Feb. 5 will receive a
$5 credit in the SAJE 2003 unlimited
Sponsors of the kickoff program are
the Anti-Defamation League, Jewish
Family Service, Jewish Federation's
Community Outreach and Education
Department (CORE), Federation's
Alliance for Jewish Education, Sophie
Pearlstein and the Morris and Beverly
SAJE is sponsored by the JCC,
Jewish Federation, the Jewish News,
Agency for Jewish Education and the
Alliance. The series is endowed by
Cis Maisel Kellman.
For information and a brochure,
call the JCC Jewish Life and Learning
Department, (248) 432-5577.