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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-09-06

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feminist seder, speakers and informal
study groups and discussions.
JFS Volunteer Program
Jewish Family Service
24123 Greenfield Road
Southfield, MI 48075
Contact: Michelle Greenstein
Phone: (248) 559-1500
Fax: (248) 559-9858
Email: mgreenstein@jfsdetroit.org
Web Site: www.jfsdetroit.org
Volunteer mentors, friendly visitors,
phone friends, hospice volunteers, read-
ing tutors, one-time seasonal community
projects and more.
Maimonides Society
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
6735 Telegraph Road
Bloomfield Twp., MI 48301
Contact: Alaine Waldshan
Phone: (248) 642-4260, ext. 253
Fax: (248) 642-4941
Email: waldshan@jfmd.org
Jewish learning, involvement and net-
working opportunities offered to Jewish
physicians and health care professionals.
Michigan Coalition on the Environment
and Jewish Life - MI-COEJL
Jewish Community Council
6735 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Bloomfield Twp., MI 48301
Contact: Sara Bernstein, program
Phone: (248) 642-5393
Fax: (248) 642-6469
Email: mi-coejl@jfmd.org
Web Site: www.mi-coejl.org
M I-COEJL works to integrate environ-
mental and Jewish ideals through com-
munity programming, education and
experience; and to mobilize the Jewish
community to protect the natural world
for generations to come.
Michigan Jewish Conference
215 S. Washington Square, Suite 220
Lansing, VI 48933
Contact: Susan Herman, director
Phone: (517) 485-9199
Fax: (517) 485-5043
Email: mjc5@prodigy.net
Web Site: http://pages.prodigy.net/mjc5
Serves the political and community rela-
tions needs of the statewide Jewish
community through legislative advocacy,
coalition building and fostering communi-
cation between member communities.
National Conference for Community and
Justice (NCCJ)
1959 E. Jefferson, #201
Detroit, VI 48207
Contact: Dr. Daniel Krichbaum
Phone: (313) 567-6225
Fax: (313) 259-9434
Email: dkrichba@nccj.org
Web Site: www.nccj-mi.org
Locally known as the Interfaith Round
Table. Non-profit human relations organi-
zation that seeks to reduce discrimina-
tion and racism by working proactively

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across racial, religious, ethnic and cultur-
al boundaries.
National Council of Jewish Women-
Greater Detroit Section
26400 Lahser Road, Suite 100
Southfield, VI 48034
Contact: Florence Herrmann, president
Phone: (248) 355-3300
Fax: (248) 355-9951
Email: ncjwcjh@speedlink.net
Web Site: www.ncjwgds.org
Volunteer organization whose programs
of research, education, advocacy and
community service work to improve the
lives of all women, children and families.
PFLAG-Detroit Parents, Families and
Friends of Lesbians and Gays
P.O. Box 1169
Royal Oak, MI 48068
Contact: Jerry L. Langdon, co-president
Phone: (248) 656-2875
Email: genoffice@pflagdetroit.org
Web Site: www.pflagdetroit.org
Dedicated to the preservation of families
in loving relationships. Committed to the
support of gay/lesbian people and their
families and works to attain full human
and civil rights for our gay loved ones.
Seeds of Peace Michigan Chapter
P.O. Box 1175
Birmingham, MI 48012-1175
Contact: Ariela Shani
Phone: (248) 288-3600
Fax: (248) 288-3663
Email: Detroit@seedsofpeace.org
Web Site: www.seedsofpeace.org
A group of Detroit-area Jews and Arab
Americans who engage in extensive pro-
gramming, education and fundraising
events in Southeast Vichigan all with the
goal of increasing awareness of and finan-
cial support for Seeds of Peace. Seeds of
Peace is an internationally recognized
organization that brings youth from regions
of conflict around the world together for
the purpose of peaceful coexistence.
Shalom Detroit
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Phone: (248) 642-4260
Fax: (248) 645-7857
Web Site: thisisfederation.org
Jewish welcome wagon for new residents.
United Jewish Foundation
6735 Telegraph Road
Bloomfield Twp., MI 48301
Contact: Stacey Crane
Phone: (248) 203-1461
Fax: (248) 642-4941
Email: crane@jfmd.org
Serves with the Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit in developing our
community's financial resources. It owns,
manages and invests Jewish communal
assets, including endowment funds and
real property.
Volunteer Impact
23077 Greenfield Road, Suite LL10
Southfield, VI 48075
Contact: Joan Bodnan,

executive director
Phone: (248) 559-4950
Fax: (248) 559-4948
Email: volunteerimpact@ameritech.net
Web Site: www.volunteerimpact.org
Mobilizes its membership of 15,000 indi-
viduals to service over 350 non-profit
agency partners and contributes more
than 26,000 hours of valuable direct
service each year. During Hands on
Detroit Day each spring, 1,000 volun-
teers contribute 4,000 hours.
Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, The
26341 Coolidge Road
Oak Park, MI 48237
Contact: Ellen R. Bates-Brackett, director
Phone: (248) 545-0985
Fax: (248) 545-2628
Email: micircle1@aol.com
Web Site: www.circle.org
Secular/cultural, multi-generational com-
munity offering holiday observances,
Sunday school, new preschool, teen
group, Shabbat gatherings, personalized
bar/bat mitzvahs, discussion groups,
cemetery, chorus, lifelong education.


Bais Menachem Mendel-Lubavitch
Chabad House
4020 Nantucket Drive
Toledo, OH 43623
Contact: Rabbi Yossi Shemtov
Phone: (419) 843-9393
Fax: (419) 843-9494
Email: ChabadofToledo@aol.com
Web Site: www.chabadtoledo.com
Full-service Orthodox congregation.
Shabbat and holiday services. Family
activities, youth programming, adult edu-
cation classes.
Chabad House of West Michigan
2615 Michigan, N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Contact: Rabbi Yosef Y. Weingarten
Phone: (616) 957-0770
Fax: (616) 957-2368
Email: rabbiyyw@aol.com
Web: www.chabadwestmichigan.com
Outreach center.
Chabad-Lubavitch of Eastern Michigan
5385 Calkins Road
Flint, VI 48532
Contact: Rabbi Yisroel Weingarten;
Shainie Weingarten
Phone: (810) 230-0770; (810) 733-3779
Fax: (810) 733-8736
Email: emchabad@aol.com
Orthodox congregation. Vaterial and spir-
itual support to all Jews. Serves nursery
school to bar mitzvah. Offers hospital
services, prison and nursing homes vis-
its, summer camp and programs to
counteract assimilation, intermarriage.
Mikvah. Services held weekly.
Congregation Ahavas Israel
2727 Michigan Ave. N.E.
Grand Rapids, VI 49506-1297

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