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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-09-06

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COMMUNITY SERVICES

sensitivity to similarities and differences
between black and Jewish communities.
Informal get-togethers, working together
against racism and anti-Semitism, educa-
tional programs such as Passover
Freedom Seder and Vartin Luther King
Jr. birthday celebration.
B'nai B'rith Great Lakes Region
6735 Telegraph Road, Suite 304
Bloomfield Twp., VI 48301
Contact: Fran White, program director
Phone: (248) 646-3100
Fax: (248) 646-0020
Email: BBVRC6620@aol.com
Web Site: BBINET.org
An international Jewish service organiza-
tion that educates, advocates and cre-
ates bridges of help and understanding
in communities throughout the world.
Brandeis University National Women's
Committee
c/o Jewish Community Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, VI 48322
Contact: Fran Fisher, president
Phone: (248) 547-6246
Email: tchr4sci@aol.com
Provides continuous education opportu-
nities for members through study
groups. Raises funds to support the
libraries at Brandeis University
Cardozo Law Society
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Contact: Kari Alterman
Phone: (248) 642-4260, ext. 241
Fax: (248) 642-4941
Email: kalterman@jfmd.org
Jewish learning, involvement and net-
working opportunities are offered to
Jewish members of the legal profession.
Chabad's Children of Chernobyl
25530 Gardner
Oak Park, VI 48237
Contact: Phyllis Meer
Phone: (248) 542-1880;
(800) CHERNOBYL
Medical care and flight to Israel for sick
Jewish children who suffer from dis-
eases induced by radiation as a result of
the 1986 nuclear explosion in Chernobyl.
We have brought more than 2,000 chil-
dren to Israel.
Community Outreach and Education
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Contact: Kari Alterman
Phone: (248) 642-4260
Fax: (248) 642-4941
Email: kalterman@jfmd.org
Vultitude of involvement programs
including Federation Forum luncheon
speakers, Maimonides Society for med-
ical professionals, Cardozo Law Society
and Business Minded for young entre-
preneurs. Administers the committee
rotation as well as Federation awards.
Council of Orthodox Rabbis/Vaad
Harabonim
16947 W. 10 Mile Road
Southfield, VI 48075

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Contact: Rabbi Chaskel Grubner
Phone: (248) 559-5005
Fax: (248) 559-5202
Email: cordetroit@hotmail.com
David-Horodoker Organization
6950 Pebble Creek Woods Drive
West Bloomfield, VI 48322
Contact: Norma Gorosh (248) 855-6955;
Roz Blanck 248) 626-2347
Email: ROZEE101@aol.com
Web Site: www.david-horodoker.org
Formed by our parents and grandparents
when they immigrated to Detroit from
the shtetl of David-Horodok, now in
Belarus. We seek to maintain this bond
and continue their commitment to help
those in need locally and abroad.
Detroit Jewish Coalition for Literacy
Jewish Community Council
6735 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Bloomfield Twp., VI 48301
Contact: Phyllis Jarvis
Phone: (248) 642-5393
Fax: (248) 642-6469
Email: jarvis@jfmd.org
Umbrella organization that works to
increase Jewish community's involve-
ment in the fight against illiteracy by
mobilizing volunteer readers, tutors and
book drive organizers.
Detroit Jewish Initiative of Jewish
Community Council
6735 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Bloomfield Twp., VI 48301
Contact: Nitzana York
Phone: (248) 642-5393
Fax: (248) 642-6469
Email: york@jfmd.org
Web: www.jewishcommunitycouncil.org
Implements projects to support Detroit's
revitalization and strengthen bonds
between Detroit's Jews and city resi-
dents. Volunteer opportunities link
Jewish individuals and institutions with
city residents through Detroit-based
grassroots projects.
Ecumenical Institute for Jewish-Christian
Studies
17117 W. Nine Vile Road, Suite 1407
Southfield, VI 48075
Contact: David Blewett, director
Phone: (248) 557-4522
Fax: (248) 557-4527
Email: j-cinstitute@msn.com
Web Site: www.j-cinstitute.org
Combining the latest scholarship with
practical outreach, the Ecumenical
Institute promotes Jewish-Christian
understanding that moves beyond toler-
ance to active affirmation of one another.
Federation Forum
Jewish Federation of Vetropolitan Detroit
Contact: Kari Alterman
Phone: (248) 642-4260, ext. 241
Fax: (248) 642-4941
Email: kalterman@jfmd.org
Offers opportunities to explore important
issues of interest to us as members of
the Jewish community and citizens of

the broader community. Lunch programs
with different community speakers
every three to four months.
Federation's Annual Campaign
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Contact: Andrew Echt
Phone: (248) 642-4260
Fax: (248) 642-4941
Email: echt@jfmd.org
The Jewish community's largest fund-
raising appeal on behalf of Jews in
Detroit, Israel and worldwide. Funds
support local agencies and are chan-
neled overseas through the Joint
Distribution Committee and the Jewish
Agency for Israel.
Federation's Volunteer Network
Jewish Federation of Vetropolitan Detroit
Contact: Kari Alterman
Phone: (248) 642-4260
Fax: (248) 642-4941
Email: kalterman@jfmd.org
Referrals to hands-on volunteer opportu-
nities are made and community-wide
events are held each year, including the
Dec. 25 Federation's Mitzvah Day when
hundreds of volunteers help at sites
throughout metro Detroit.
Friendship Circle, The
6890 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, VI 48322
Contact: Rabbi Levi Shemtov
Phone: (248) 788-7878
Fax: (248) 788-7854
Email: friend@mitzvahexchange.com
Web Site: www.friendshipcircle.com
Provides respite care and family pro-
gramming for families with special
needs children. Provides volunteer edu-
cation and opportunities for children
ages 12-16. Offers counseling and
friendship for Jewish adults coping with
substance abuse and isolation.
Jewish Coalition for Public Education
Jewish Community Council
6735 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Bloomfield Twp., MI 48301
Contact: Eric Adelman
Phone: (248) 642-5393
Fax: (248) 642-6469
Email: council@jfmd.org
Comprised of 18 local Jewish organiza-
tions, the coalition engages the Jewish
community on behalf of public schools
and studies legislative and policy issues
affecting public education, including
church-state matters.
Jewish Community Council
6735 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Bloomfield Twp., MI 48301
Contact: David Gad-Harf, executive
director
Phone: (248) 642-5393
Fax: (248) 642-6469
Email: council@jfmd.org
www.jewishcommunitycouncil.org
The public affairs voice and community
relations arm of the Detroit Jewish com-
munity for more than 60 years. Council

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