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November 21, 2003 - Image 52

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-11-21

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) J11 Digest

Selected news and feature stories
from the Detroit Jewish News.

) Back In Time

Look for Alexis P. Rubin's
"This Month in Jewish History"
for November.

`Share Your Bread'

Yad Ezra backers rally to feed the hungry.

) What's Eating
Harry Kirsbaum?




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from the simultaneous
attacks against synagogues
in predominantly Muslim
Istanbul. There are more
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Yad Ezra honorees Esther and Neal Zalenko are flanked by their daughters and sons-in-law Brandon and Karen Weinbaum of
Royal Oak and Jennifer and Todd Goodbinder of Birmingham.

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"Share your bread with
the hungry ... do not turn
away from people in need."
Kahn described Yad
Ezra's volunteers and sup-
porters as "people who take
pride in sharing with their
The evening was dedicat-
ed to honor three people in Kahn
the forefront of the organiza-
tion's efforts.
Longtime supporters Esther and

Neal Zalenko of Bloomfield
Hills were introduced by
their daughters as the din-
n 84-year-old woman get-
ner's honorees. The
ting by on a small Social
Zalenkos help supply
Security check.
turkey's to Yad Ezra clients
A 70-year-old man sup-
each Thanksgiving and
porting two disabled children and
helped fund the pantry's
two grandchildren.
walk-in cooler and freezer.
A 49-year-old discount-store work-
Accepting the honors, Neal
er with five children and a disabled
Zalenko said he wished to
share recognition with everyone
These are a sampling of the 1,100
whose efforts contributed to the suc-
local Jewish families that Yad Ezra
cess of Yad Ezra.
kosher food pantry helps sustain
Diane and Emery Klein of
each year.
Southfield presented the vol-
At its Oct. 22 annual dinner at
unteer of the year award to
Adat Shalom Synagogue, Berkley-
"Wednesday regulars" Phil
based Yad Ezra raised $365,000 to
Dembs of West Bloomfield
continue feeding needy Jews.
and his wife, Ann, who died a
Speaking at the dinner, Yad Ezra
year ago. "Ann and Phil treat-
President Ruth Kahn spoke words
ed all Yad Ezra clients and vol-
from the Book of Isaiah to inspire
unteers with kindness and
the 550 attending supporters and
said Emery
Volunteer of the Year Phil Dembs joins presenters
volunteers for the year ahead:
Emery and Diane Klein.


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