A 2002 Michigan Press Association
General Excellence winner
Friday, March 28, 2003
II Adar 24, 5763
Vol. CXXIII, No. 7
20 Campus Violence
A new wave of anti-Semitism
hits U.S. colleges.
24 Jeru-Slam Dunk
Big assist from Detroit Jewry aids
young Jerusalem basketball players.
Aiding Our Troops
s the war that was supposed
to be swift continues to
escalate in Iraq, those of us at
home feel helpless as we watch
the endless news reports of 'Dit-
ties and casualties. Regardless of
our feelings about U.S. involve-
ment before-the war started, now
most of us turn our thoughts to
the troops and what we can do
to support them.
We also turn to our religious
leaders for guidance. We turn to
prayer for comfort. We look for
tangible ways to make a differ-
At Temple Emanu-El, a cookie drive has
turned into a call to action (story begins on
page 12). Hundreds of boxes of goodies, each
packed with a handmade note of thanks and
encouragement, will be shipped to troops in
Iraq via Selfridge Air National Guard Base.
Elsewhere, others are donating blood or sending
e-mails of support overseas.
This week, as we grope for ways to help, JN
staff writers are suggesting options. As other
projects surface in the community, let us know
and we'll gladly share the information.
63 A Grand Season
Stratford and Shaw festivals feature
musicals by Jewish composers.
3 0 How To Make Friends
87 Simple, Sensational
Special-needs advocate advises on
helping learning-disabled kids cope.
The supporting cast will make
your Passover seder delicious.
Coach _Alen Hasid tosses the "jump ball" during a
basketball practice of the Jerusalem Hapoel youth
basketball team, funded by Detroit Jewry.
31 U.N.'s Chapter 11
89 Together Again
The international body
is morally bankrupt.
Alumnae give Sigma Delta Tau
a new lease on lift.
35 Urban Legacy
92 This Year Jerusalem
U-M project probes Detroit
Partnership 2000 helps
children know each other.
53 A Perfect 10
117 Two Of Their Own
Rabbi Pachter hailed for decade
of leadership at ifnai Moshe.
Patricia Dube and
Anniversaries • • . . 51
B'nai Mitzvah . . 44
Candlelighting .. .9
Danny Raskin . . . 82
Editor's Notebook .. 5
Engagements . • . . 48
Marketplace . • . . 94
Out & About . . 64
Staff Notebook .. 11
Torah Portion . . 61
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On The Homefront
From a cookie drive to
prayer, Detroit Jews support
Becca Fealk, 16, of Farmington
Hills, a Temple Emanu-El reli-
gious school student, and Grace
Klein, 13, of Girl Scout Troop
53 of Derby Middle School in
Birmingham, help write notes to
coalition soldiers in the Middle
East to go along with donated
Photography, Krista Husa
Page design, Alex Lumelsky
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From a cookie drive to prayer,
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