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Rabbi Israel Polter of Oak Park has
joined the supervisory staff of the
A native of
Polter grew up in
received his rab-
College of Canada
in Montreal in 1960. He later
became a shochet in Omaha, Neb.
In 1962, Rabbi Polter moved with
his family to Detroit, where he
became a shochet at Detroit Veal &
Lamb Co. In 1986, he joined the
staff of the Cornbelt Beef, Veal and
Lamb Meat Packing Co. He retired
Rabbi Polter will be a Kashruth
Council plant inspector and supervi-
sor of kosher food manufacture.
The West Bloomfield based-MKC
was founded by Rabbi Jack
Goldman, administrator of the
Cindy Hughey, executive director of
the Lester J. Morris Hillel Jewish
Center at Michigan State University,
has been elected president of the
Michigan State University Religious
Advisors Association for the 2003
The MSU RAA is comprised of
40 members of diverse affiliations
who serve the religious needs of stu-
dents on campus.
The Jewish Community Chaplaincy
Program, which provides religious,
cultural and spiritual support to frail
Jewish older adults living in care
facilities, will offer a series of four
volunteer training sessions.
Those attending all sessions will
receive certificates as volunteer
Kabbalah and Mysticism:
Connecting G-d, Soul, World
The first session will be 7-9 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Fleis-
chman Residence in West Bloom-
field. The topic will be "How to
Enhance the Jewish Care Experience:
The Parachaplain's Role." Speakers
will include Rabbi A. Irving
Schnipper and Rabbi David Polter,
chaplains of the Jewish Community
Chaplaincy Program, Jewish Home
and Aging Services; Carol Winter,
manager of JHAS Guardianship
Program; volunteer parachaplains
Paul Lefkowitz, Libby Ben Moche
and Natalie Sunshine.
The session is free. To register,
call Shirley Jarcaig, (248) 661-2999,
by Monday, Oct. 27.
Dead Sea Scholar
Rabbi Elimelech Silberberg
Sundays, 10:30 — 11:30 a.m.
October 26 through December 21
Wednesdays, 8:30 — 9:30 p.m.
October 22 — December 17
Sara Tugman Bais Chabad Torah Center
5595 Maple Road
A noted Kabbalah scholar and authority, Rabbi Elimelech Silberberg has
taught mysticism for over thirty years. He not only teaches mysticism,
but lives by its principles.
To register for classes, or for more information, call the Torah Center at 248.855.6170,
or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
James Vanderkam will speak 7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, at Temple
The topic of this first Beatrice
and Louis Weinstein Lecture will be
"What Archaeology and the Dead
Sea Scrolls Teach Me About Jewish
Vanderkam is the John A.
O'Brien professor of Hebrew
Scriptures at the University of Notre
Dame in South Bend, Ind., and a
member of the international team
charged with editing and translating •
the unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls.
10540 W. Eight Mile Rd., Ferndal
Just East of Coolidge
call Mike Schlussel
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Havdalah In Sukkah
Will See Stars
The Adat Shalom nursery school and
kindergarten will hold a family pro-
gram, "Star Light, Star Bright, It's
Havdalah in the Sukkah Tonight,"
6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14.
Children and parents will use
their five senses and the symbols and
rituals of Havdalah. Families will do
projects that teach about Sukkot and
giving thanks for the fall harvest.
The event is arranged by the nurs-
ery school and the Adat Shalom
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