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November 07, 2003 - Image 118

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-11-07

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Nation.
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Dear how
Friends
I know
hectic life can be and how extremely busy you are. Believe me, I truly understand. Pla
really re,ad this letter. I appreciate the support you have shown throughout the years of the. different charitable organizatio-ns
that I have been a part of. This year I ant corning to you with a very special and different plea. We, as a communiy, have

been a. great focal point lately due to the new tiolocaust Memorial Center. It has brought in media from. all over the
just last week we were on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, 'The .levy- York ims, The Boston Globe, as well as

several talk. shows, have contacted us about:The Center. It is mil)/ unbelievable.
ioveraber 9, we will be having an Inaugural Dedieati011 Dinner at the Marriott 'Hotel in. Detroit. The President of

the United States has let us knoW that he has put this on his calendar and is considering 43itting us for the evening. We will
have many dignitaries at the dinner and it should be a wonderful and important evening,. 'That being said, 1.-1.1ave my own
On Sunday, i ■
Still healthy and
and within 30-

of the survivors are no -longer with use
As many d -you know, 1.am tilt-, child of a holocaust Survivor and a Hidden Child. Although, my parents are
agenda.
.
read
It is our children., their
be extinct, a people that you will only read about- in books.
,
active, they are the; younger side of the spectrum of survivors

SLITVINTOT Will

40 years, the Holocaust.

a holocaust Survivor. It is not us I. am concerned with
the tisne to teach our children, introduce our children to the realities of ghat our
that we set the
by
re

of us have been touched
people went ITIOst
throullb, they will look at out
the liblocaust in .the same v,,ay. we look at the Spanish inquisition. history has been
If we do not take
I know that
Oa.
shown to and
repeat
The, that
only
way though
we can we
insure
that part
it won't
if we do not
it. We greatly
seed to affected
make su by it. We have the
children,
so itself.
children
even
ere not
of the is holocaust,
we let
N.vere

Arlierica_
to f.athers,
forget. This
is not
about the
people.
is about to all remember,
people.
It remember
is about the
responsibility to all of the poor mothers,
sisters,
and just
brothers
who 'Jewish
were killed
so It brutally
have the Itury to live in the 07eat Country of
OUT
example for
WC
younger community
again, and then refuse to allow any
went through,
human tights that we enjoy and take for granted because
The example starts with us. Please join Me for this dinner,- A.. charitable contribution is great, but I atn asking,
for more. I am
sk

a a

asking for your presence. The survivors who are still here need w see and deserve to see that there is
here that bas n©t forgotten. They need to see a -younger generation that will carry the truths about t

old

what they saw, and pass them on to the nev,t generation.
I know that everyone is very busy in their lives. Please set aside this date. Please, bring your children if you feel they
resnenabering the lives of the vietirns, and celebrating the -lives of those that survived. 'They need to see
card and send.in your reservation toda.y. Do not put it aside for later.

i n
Tesponse
enough. Join me
ere. Please fill out the
youth
`thank You so very much ahead of .tinie• 1 look forward to seeing you.

7 vh

Tickets are available through Sunday.
For more information please call Sail at (248)1111141840

JN

11/ 7

2003

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