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June 20, 2003 - Image 97

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-06-20

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An Eye On The Town

Ragan's World

On May 27, a multigenerational crowd of sev-
eral hundred people turned out to hear novelist
Naomi Ragen at Adat Shalom Synagogue for
an adult education event co-sponsored with
Temple Israel.

Author Naomi Ragen

American-born, Ragen
.has lived in Jerusalem for
the last 33 years. "The
sound a bomber makes as
Elaine Robins, Deanna Weisman, Fran Pearlman
he blows himself up is a
language. It should be
responded to in kind," she emphasized to the spellbound crowd.
She says the inspiration for each of her books has been real life. As an
Orthodox Jewish woman, her books are her "bimah" for speaking out.
Ragen's latest projects include a new book, The Covenant, about a terrorist
kidnapping, due out in 2004, and a play, Women's Minyan, currently being per-
formed at Israel's National Theater.
Elaine Robins and Deanna Weisman of Adat Shalom, and Fran Pearlman
of
Temple Israel were the co-chairs. Among those enjoying the lecture were Susie
Pappas, Beverly Liss, Dr. Rob Robins, and Rabbis Daniel Nevins, Paul
Yedwab and Herbert Yoskowitz.
— Lisa Brody, special writer

Seminary
Gala

The Jewish Theological
Seminary of America(JTS)
honored local rabbinic
and lay leaders on May 8
at Congregation Shaarey
Zedek.
Gov. Jennifer Granholm
paid tribute to the impor-
tance of volunteers
enabling worthy causes to
flourish.

Wolfe Golf Classic

.

The Third Annual Jerry Wolfe Golf Classic to benefit the Barbara Ann
Karmanos Cancer Institute was held June 2 at. Franklin Hills Country Club in
Farmington Hills. The event paid tribute to the memory of Jerry Wolfe, a
devoted family man, community leader, golf enthusiast and tax partner at
PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Detroit.
"We are so lucky to have the Karmanos Cancer Institute," said Sandi Wolfe,
Jerry Wolfe' widow. "The institute has the best doctors and an extraordinarily
caring staff."
Title sponsors of the event were PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Standard
Federal. Other key sponsors included Eugene and Marcia Applebaum, Arbor
Investments Group, HoMedics, Max
Ernst, the Forbes Company, Dan Gilbert
and Kenneth and Stephen Eisenberg. II

Sandi Wolfe, Dale Rands

Above: Arvin Pearlman, Ruthanne
Pearlman, Richard Kepes and Arnold
Schafer

Below: Robin Wolfe, Amanda and Robert
Wolfe, Jeffrey Wolfe, Julie Wolfe

Above:
Dale Rands,
Robyn Rands,
Dr. Michael
Bloom,
Sandy Passer

Rabbi Irwin Groner, ITS
Chancellor Rabbi Ismar
Schorsch





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