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November 21, 2003 - Image 55

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-11-21

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ase join the .Michart Chapter

Seeds of Peace

as they honor..

The Son. S imon Peres

Chairman of the f4or Party

Former Prime Minifstei::

Di; Sari tisseibeh

President oiI-Qyds University and
Leader of the People's -CampaW.n for Peace and 'Democracy

along with special- guests

Beverly Liss and Margot Halperin

Women's Group
Installs Officers

The Jewish Women's Foundation of
Metropolitan Detroit (JWF), a grant-
making and educational foundation
established to enhance the lives of
Jewish women and girls through philan-
thropy, installed its new slate of officers
and announced that it will accept pro-
posals from charitable organizations
seeking grants during 2004.
Completing her four-year term as
founding chair of the Foundation is
Margot Halperin. The following
trustees begin two-year terms as officers:
chair, Beverly Liss; associate chair, Elyse
Foltyn; treasurer, Patti Baum; secretary,
Sandy Schwartz; and representative to
the combined boards of the United
Jewish Foundation and Federation, Gail
Geneva Williams, chief executive offi-
cer of CityConnect Detroit, was the
keynote speaker.
At the board meeting, trustees per-
sonally awarded more than $50,000 to
the following eight programs in the
Detroit area and Israel: $8,500 to JCare
Women's Health, $7,500 to Healing
Waters, $7,000 to Opening Windows
for Widows, $6,800 to Single Mother
Family Camp, $5,200 to Sarah's Tent,
$5,000 to Jewish Ensemble Theatre,
$5,000 to Women in Pastoral Care and
$5,000 to Mavoi Saturn (Israel). The
2003 Grant Cycle marks the third time
the JWF has allocated dollars to pro-
grains and projects that benefit Jewish
women and girls.
Supporting the Foundation in its
2003 grant cycle were the following
sponsors: Alix Partners, Edith & Benson
Ford Foundation, Matilda R. Wilson
Foundation, Nancy & James Grosfeld,
National City Bank, Robertson
Brothers Company and Questor Fund.

ick Stheek

resident efry COO of Ford Motor Company
eciptent el tie 2003 COMmunity Leaders:hip ,gward

nator Carl

ecipient of the 20t73 Congressional Lea

-Carlton, Dear or

nforinatiori call (248) 288-3600 or email detrolt@seedsofpeace.org


_Michigan Chapter



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