A 2002 Michigan Press Association
General Excellence winner
Friday, June 6, 2003
Sivan 6, 5763
Vol. CXXIII, No. 17
16 What's Next?
80 Father's Favorites
Looking beyond the summit:
Does peace have a chance?
To make Dad happy,
let him fire up the grill.
22 Good Works
104 Esther Goldenberg
Carol and Herb Amster honored
for many contributions.
Cookies And Love
29 The Neighborly Way
President George W Bush passes behind Israeli
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon as they pose for
photographers June 4 at the Jordanian resort of
Aqaba during the peace summit with
Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas.
105 Bryan Diem
`He Always Had A Smile'
106 Virgil Carr
A Steadfast, Caring Friend
Neighborhood Project puts
itself out of business.
33 Preserving History
Archives hit by adjusted budget
but will be maintained.
5 8 Counting On Shavuot
Holiday of mitzvot, rejoicing,
study and really cheesy stuff
50 Exacting Standards
61 Musical Motif
Local Torah scribe follows
directives given by Moses.
Photographer, artists explore
Springsteen's car, highway metaphors.
Your vote can make a difference in the
2003-2004 Readers' Choice Awards
that will be featured in our annual JN
SourceBook in September.
We need your opinion now on where
you like to shop, eat and be entertained
in metropolitan Detroit and Ann Arbor.
Make your vote count! Please fill out
the official ballot on page 78. Thanks.
Photography, Angie Boon
Page design, Alex Lumelsky
y father was a Jewish War Veteran. Even though
he ran an Army camp newspaper in the Baffin
Islands during the Korean War rather than doing
combat, he was proud he had served his country. He wore
his JWV cap dutifully over his bald head, ate breakfast nearly
every morning with JWV buddies and sold bright red pop-
pies every year to raise money for hospital visits.
Like Holocaust survivors, Jewish War Veterans are a
dwindling group. Like Holocaust survivors, they must not
That's why the new JWV exhibit at the Jewish Community
Center in West Bloomfield is so important (see page 12). The
well-designed, well-researched exhibit is a monument to the
courageous veterans from Michigan who served our country
This exhibit will help us remember them.
Proud of our freedom fighters, Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit President Lawrence Jackier said: "Because
they were there, we are able to stand here and celebrate their
awesome accomplishments. We are forever indebted to them."
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`We Were There'
at JCC honors Jews
who served our
On the cover: JWV Michigan Commander Robert Feldman and
Robert Slatkin, JWV of Michigan Exhibit Committee chair, at
the JWV exhibit in the JCC in West Bloomfield.
Row To Reach Us
Keri Guten Cohen
Story Development Editor
Anniversaries . . . . 49
Candlelighting . . . 7
For Openers .
. . 7
Letters ... . .. . . . 6
Marketplace . . . . 84
New Arrivals .. . . 41
Out & About . . 62
Synagogues . . . . . 55
Torah Portion . . 57
Weddings . . . . . . 48
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