Winner of eight 2003 Michigan Press Association
writing, design and advertising awards
Friday, Dec. 26, 2003
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Vol. CXXIV, No. 20
MICHIGAN PRESS ASSOCIATION
22 Love A Parade
YAD's Carnivale takes a close-up view
of Detroits favorite street party.
Among the "stars" of the Young Adult Division event are Nathalie Giske of
Birmingham, 'Bulldog" Lorne Gold of Huntington Woods, Matt Shane of
Birmingham and Gayle Friedman of Huntington Woods.
38 It All Adds Up
57 Community Spirit
Helping your child let" math
— and why it's relevant.
Temple Beth Emeth's new staffer
offers welcoming programs.
12 A Challenge Beckons
40 Voyage To Bharat
U-M law school grad to clerk
for Israeli Supreme Court.
Kids explore other cultures through
JCCouncil's diversity journeys.
35 Merit Scholarship
Supreme Court case doesn't pose
a danger to church-state barriers.
67 Xmas Film, Jewish Values
In "Elf" Jewish filmmakers reinvent
Christmas as American holiday.
55 Downtown Serenade
8 0 Happy New Year!
A bit of Broadway at Downtown
Synagogue's Chanukah party.
Appetizer buffet is right resolution
for New Year's Eve menu.
A NEW MAP
ARTS & LIFE
sraeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's speech
last week proposing unilateral action if the
road map peace plan fails sent shock waves
throughout the region and the world.
His plan calls for a partial withdrawal from
the West Bank with the relocation of some set-
In a Special Report beginning on page 18,
Ron Kampeas and Leslie Susser of the JTA
detail the spirited reaction to Sharon's speech
among Israelis, Palestinians and American Jews.
Also in the package is a response from
President Bush and the "Israel Insight" column
featuring the thoughts of Allan Gale, associate
director of the Jewish Community Council of
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The Jewish Hero Corps
New superheroes teach kids
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The cover of the "Jewish Hero Corps,"
Story by Alan Oirich; art by Ron Randall.
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Senior Copy Editor
Anniversaries . . . 53
B'nai Mitzvah . . 50
Danny Raskin • • . 67
Editor's Notebook 5
For Openers . . . . 10
George Cantor .. 11
Insight . . .... 31
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Something Extra . .14
Torah Portion . . 60
Illustrations, M. Netzer
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