A 2002 Michigan Press Association
General Excellence winner
Friday, Feb. 28, 2003
I Adar 26, 5763
Vol. CXXIII, No. 3
23 Wrong Political Climate
Palestinians must want peace before
it will happen, says WSU speaker.
70 Monumental Artist
Creator of large-scale metal sculpture dis-
plays works on paper in Windsor exhibit.
29 Terrorizing The Campus
Federal arrests spotlight campus
dishonesty regarding Mideast crisis.
B'nai Mitzvah . . . 44
59 Taste Of Life
A Southfield man battles ALS with
a And-raising wine auction.
33 'Beyond Incredible'
Jewish Academy's first senior class
returns exhilarated, inspired from
trip to Israel.
From his desk at home,
Joe Rothenberg works on plans
for a benefit event to fight ALS.
79 Pointless Eating
109 Samuel Silver
These diet recipes are low in Weight
Watchers points but high in flavor.
50 In The Loop
Oar New Address
Eruv in West Bloomfield
expanded south of Maple Road.
Reminder of anti-Semitic act in Ann
Arbor requires us to stay vigilant.
The Jewish News is in the former FTD World
52 Truly Giving Back
58 Torah Portion
Sara Tugman Bais Chabad dinner
expresses solidarity with Israel.
Ann Arbor Beth Israel's Rabbi
Robert Dobrusin gives his views.
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DETROIT =WISH NEWS_
Fairness At 11-111
Jews weigh in on landmark lawsuits against
— the LIrtiversity
he most important civil rights case in the last
25 years is taking shape in our own back yard
at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
On April 1, U-M will present oral arguments before
the U.S. Supreme Court to defend its affirmative-
action admissions policy in two cases charging uncon-
stitutional discrimination. In one, two unsuccessful
white applicants challenge the U-M -undergraduate
admissions policy; in the other, a rejected
white applicant challenges the law school.
A view of the
It's an issue that confuses and divides
“diag" at the
the Jewish community. To help us make
sense of the complicated affirmative
action question, Staff Writer Sharon
Luckerman offers a comprehensive overview,
complete with historical context, an explanation of U-M's
150-point admissions system, and comments from principle
players in the case as well as current and past U-M students.
The Supreme Court is expected to rule by late June. In
the meantime, Luckerman's story, beginning on page 10,
can help you make up your mind on this hot-button issue.
Torah Portion . . . 58
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Page design, Alex Lurneiskv
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