He was hoping to make it home
for the High Holy Days...
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7:30-9 p.m.
Alva Dworkin teaches 11-week Yiddish
class. $75 members, $95 guests. 26341
Coolidge, Oak Park.(248) 545-0985.
Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for
Judaic Studies — Wednesday, Sept.
24, 4-6 p.m. Benjamin Nathans, asso-
ciate professor, department of history,
University of Pennsylvania, "Beyond
the Pale: Jewish Life in Pre-
Revolutionary St. Petersburg." 3050
Frieze Bldg., Ann Arbor. (734) 763-
Prostate Cancer Lecture — Tuesday,
Sept. 23, 6:15 p.m. "External Beam
Radiation Versus Seed Implants."
Dinner. Weisberg Cancer Center,
31995 Northwestern Hwy.,
Farmington Hills. RSVP: (248) 538-
now he's just hoping
to make it home.
He's so close. Yet so far. With his family little more
than a stone's throw away, the end to Middle East
conflict seems to push further and further away.
Everyday the men and women of the Israel Defense
Forces risk their lives for freedom and peace.
Fighting for their families, their homeland and their
future, this is one war that cannot be lost. Now, amid
the struggle they face, we can offer additional hope
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Please join us as Michigan Friends of the IDF hosts its
annual Solidarity Benefit to honor and support the
brave young men and women of the IDE Help us help
the Israel Defense Forces. Help our soldiers get home.
Michigan Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
7th Annual Solidarity Dinner
October 16, 2003, 6:00 PM
Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Marcia & Eugene Applebaum
Amy Hathaway-Groner &
or. Joel Groner
Shari & Alon Kaufman
Malice & Gary Torgow
Lisa & Gary Shiffman
Donor tickets: $180 per person (Includes dinner and program)
For ticket and sponsorship information please call (248) 203-2060
Michigan Friends of the IDF • PO BOX 999 • WALLED LAKE, MI 48390
at the Jewish News
Yad Ezra — Tuesday, Oct. 7, noon-3
p.m., 3-6 p.m., 6-8 p.m.; Wednesday,
Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 1-4 p.m.;
Thursday, Oct. 9, noon-3 p.m., 3-6
p.m., 6-8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 10, 10
a.m.-1 p.m. Pick up, sort, shelve and
box incoming donation from the Yom
Jewish Family Service — 2143
Greenfield Road, Southfield. Michelle
Greenstein (248) 558-1500, ext. 294.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center
— postmarked by Jan. 9. Call for
Artists, accepting applications for the
2004 Birmingham Fine Art Festival on
Mother's Day weekend, Saturday, May
8-10. (248) 644-0866, ext. 108.
...the first Friday of every month...it's a monthly lifestyle pull-out-and-save sec-
tion focusing on fashion, home design, local personalities, the arts and more!
• 7th Annual Fall Fix Up — Sunday,
Nov. 2, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Help
homebound older adults and those in
need of minor home repairs and out-
• School Tutors — 1 hour weekly.
Work with children in a school envi-
• Friendly Visitors — Visit with
homebound older adults in their
homes or grocery shop and run errands
• Courtesy Drivers — 1-3 hours
weekly. Take clients to medical
appointments, out-patient surgeries or
assist with errands.
• Technocrats — Teach Internet or e-
mail skills to a senior.
• Career Mentors for Teens —
Professional men and women needed
to mentor a junior or senior high