considerable experience as a performer
in both Hebrew and Yiddish.
A graduate of Berkley High School,
she went on to the University of
Michigan, where she studied compara-
tive Hebrew and Yiddish literature and
earned a master's degree in Near
Mechnikov was assistant director of
the American Technion Society; ran a
start-up publishing business for two
years; and has done Yiddish transla-
tions for the National Center for
Jewish Film and others. For three
years, she ran the Yiddish program at
Brandeis University in Waltham,
About three years ago, she married
Russian-born Igor Mechnikov, who's
usually known as Gabe or Gavriel.
When the couple was expecting their
first child, they moved back to
Michigan to be with family.
Daughter Pelli is now 2 years old,
and the Huntington Woods couple is
expecting another baby in December. ❑
— Diana Lieberman
At Adat Shalom
Rabbi Daniel Nevins of Adat
Shalom Synagogue will present a
lecture on "Ehyeh: A Kabbalah for
Tomorrow" 8 p.m. Wednesday,
Sept. 10, at the synagogue.
Rabbi Nevins will base his talk
upon the recent work of Rabbi
Arthur Green and the perspective
on what Kabbalah teaches us about
our lives today and about our
The community is welcome.
At The Shut
OSH HASHANAH SERVICES AT
The Shul are sweet enough for
every kind of Jewish person.
hat's why we'll have exciting
services (in Hebrew and English), a
children's program, classes (during service
times), a warm environment with friendly
people —and a serious Kiddush.
And our big and friendly Center has plenty
of room for every kind of Jew. Which is
how we want it to be.
You're invited ! Services are free but you
need to call The Shul (248-788-4000) and
register. We'll save you a seat.
So High Holiday services at The Shut
It's for the entire community, a place for should be perfect for any kind of Jew.
anybody to feel the sweetness of the New
Year without having to be judged, at least At least in our judgement.
not by us. Because everybody should have
a place to feel comfortable on the High
Holidays. We feel strongly about that.
6890 West Maple Road,West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Temple Emanu-El will hold its
annual picnic 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 7, at the temple.
Families interested in member-
ship are welcome to attend. The free
picnic will feature lunch, hands-on
activities, games and crafts for 2-
year-olds and up. Tours of the tem-
ple will be held.
For information, call Temple
Emanu-El, (248) 967-4020.
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