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Israelis) — Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1:30
p.m. Israel advocacy consultant Don
Cohen speaks on "The Corning Israeli
Elections: What Do They Mean." Max
M. Fisher Building, Bloomfield Twp.
No charge; open to the community.
Information: Shoshana Wolok (248)
Beta Beta Chapter, Sigma Delta Tau
Sorority (Michigan State University)
— Sunday; Jan. 12, 1 p.m. Meeting
to form alumnae group. Home of Sari
Cicurel, 4000 Winterset Lane, West
Bloomfield. Cicurel (248) 932-5931,
Ida Warshay (248) 968-4354.
Jewish Genealogical Society of
Michigan and Jewish Historical
Society of Michigan — 3 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12. "A Call From Our
Ancestors: Ukraine and Poland, What
They Told Us." Boomi Silverman will
give an overview of her recent trip to
her ancestral towns. Refreshments. No
charge members, $5 guests. Temple
Beth El, Bloomfield Township. Pam
Gordon, (248) 738-6655.
OAK PARK JCC
For information or to RSVP: Jewish
Community Centel; Jimmy Prentis
Morris Building, 15110 W 10 Mile
Road, Oak Park, (248) 967-4030. No
charge for events unless noted.
•Yiddish-Jewish Video — Monday,
Jan. 6, 1 p.m. Comedian Yacov
• Concert — Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1
p.m. Songs from the 1920s, 30s, 40s
and Broadway tunes with vocalist
Violet Brooks accompanied by pianist
• Musical Program — Thursday, Jan.
9, 1 p.m. Vocalist Faina Fooks will be
accompanied by pianist Lana Shulman
for Russian, Jewish, popular and classi-
"An Overview of the Israeli Political
System" — 9:30-11:00 p.m. Sunday,
Jan. 5. Rabbi Joseph Klein gives
Temple Emanu-El's fourth lecture in
the "Issues and Israel" series. (248)
Congregation B'nai David — 10:30
a.m. Sunday, Jan. 5. Psychologist Dr.
Charles Silow will discuss challenges
faced by Holocaust survivors as they
age. No charge. B'nai David Chapel,
6346 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 100,
West Bloomfield. (248) 855-5007.
Congregation B'nai Moshe — (248)
• "The Jews of Britain" — Monday,
Jan. 6, 7:30-9 p.m. Prof. Todd
Endelman, department of history, U-
M, will speak. $8 members, $10
• "The People's Choice: The Siddur
as Literature and Spiritual Guide" —
Sundays, 10-11 a.m., 5 weeks, begin-
ning Jan. 12. Explore the impact of
the invention of the printing press on
the experience of Jewish prayer and
compare various prayer books with
Cantor Earl Berris. $25 members, $35
• Weekly Adult Hebrew Classes
Second semester Sunday classes begin
Jan. 12. With Dr. Edward Golenberg
and Barry V. Levine. "Learn to Read
Hebrew" and "Intermediate Hebrew"
11-noon; "Advanced Hebrew Reading
and Grammar" 10-11 a.m. Open to
community. $36 for B'nai Moshe
members; others $55.
Frankel Center for Judaic Studies —
University of Michigan, Salinger
Resource Center, 3040 Frieze Bldg., 105
S. State Street, Ann Arbor. (734) 763-
• "Washed in the Blood of Israel:
Emma Lazarus and the Rebirth of
Jewish Culture in America" —
Wednesday, Jan. 8, noon. Julian
Levinson, Shetzer Assistant Professor
of American Jewish Studies and assis-
tant professor, English Language &
Literature, U-M. Salinger Res4grce
• "At the Threshold of Redemption:
Time, Community and History in
the Thought of Nahmanides" —
Wednesday, Jan. 15, noon. Nina
Caputo, visiting assistant professor,
history, U-M. Salinger Resouce
Adat Shalom Synagogue — 9:30 to
10:30 a.m. Sundays, Jan. 12, 19 &
26. Rabbi Daniel Nevins teaches por-
tions from the Mishnah that deal
specifically with the land of Israel:
tractates Brakhot (Blessings), Peah
(corners of the field left for the poor),
and Shevi'it (the sabbatical year). All
are welcome; no charge. (248) 851-
Eau v'Eilu: "Introduction to Talmud:
Masechet Ketubot" — 10:30-11:30
a.m. Sunday adult text study series
Jan. 12, 19 and 26 led by Rabbi Lee
Buckman, at Congregation Beth
Shalom. $21, free to Beth Shalom
members. Some text study experience
recommended. (248) 593-3490.
Sara Tugman Bais Chabad Torah
Center — Sundays, 10:30 a.m.,
beginning Jan. 13. Class in Kabbalah
and mysticism, "Macrocosm and
Microcosm: God, World and Soul"
with Rabbi Elimelech Silberberg.
Torah Center, 5595 W. Maple Road,
West Bloomfield. (248) 855-6170.
"Options for Adoption" — 7:30-8:30
KICKOff LAT- EN I!
The Fourth Annual Shiffman Family Lecture
and spiritual leader
dot a Moment's Qegret:
Qc'ections o-_2 LnabasAed Zionist
Wednesday. Feb. 5, 2003 • 7:30 p.m.
Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit
D. Dan and Betty Kahn Building
Eugene and Marcia Applebaum Jewish Community Campus
6600 W. Maple Rd. • West Bloomfield
Dr. Daniel H. Gordis is the director of the Jerusalem Fellows program
and member of the senior staff of the Mandel Foundation Sector
on Jewish Education and Continuity based in Jerusalem.
Dr. Gordis' books will be available for purchase.
Call for ticke,s: (248) 432-5577
This program is co-sponsored by:
Federation's CORE, Anti-Defamation League, Jewish Family Service,
The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation in memory of Morris D. Baker;
Sophie Pearlstein and Federation's Alliance for Jewish Education.
SAJE is made possible by a generous endowment
from Cis Maisel Kelhnan.
See next week's Detroit Jewish News for brochure!
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WE'RE PART OF THE TEAM
Those who purchase a ticket to the kickoff event between Jan. 6 and Feb. 5 will
receive a $5 credit toward their SAJE 2003 unlimited class registration.