Rabbi Joseph Klein leads discussion of
"Intermarriage Part II - The Role of the Non-
Jew in Synagogue Life" 9:30 a.m. Bagels and
coffee. Temple Emanu-El (248) 967-4020.
Family Tu b'Shevat Celebration
Learn about Tu b'Shevat, taste the fruits of the
holiday, explore the plants when Jewish
Cultural Society, MI-COEJL and the Ann
Arbor Reconstructionist Havurah focus on
the historical, cultural and ecological elements
of the holiday 10 a.m.-noon. Matthaei
Botanical Garden, 100 Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor.
$3 adults, $1 children. RSVP: (734) 975-9872.
"Learn to Lead Davening" 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
with Congregation B'nai Moshe Kole!
Moshe Institute for Lifelong Learning. Class
meets in private home, Huntington Woods. No
charge members, $36 guests. RSVP: Nancy
Kaplan (248) 737-1931.
Akiva Open House
Akiva Hebrew Day School students and
teachers participate in an interactive open
house 1-3 p.m., including model classes on
early childhood and elementary Hebrew
immersion curriculum and presentations by
students in grades pre-nursery-12. 21100 W.
12 Mile Rd, Southfield. (248) 386-1625.
Monday, Feb. 2
Dr. Charles Silow facilitates support group 10-
11 a.m. Mondays for Program for Holocaust
Survivors and Families, Oak Park JCC. Also
1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 and 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 18, Fleischman Residence-
Blumberg Plaza, West Bloomfield. (248) 661-
Cantor Earl Berris leads 4-part series at noon,
"Mizmor Shir: The Spiritual Essence of
Shabbat Song." $5 members, $7 guests.
Congregation B'nai Moshe. Nancy Kaplan:
Chava Aiberstein in Song Ashkenaz and The
Music of the Jews From Eastern Europe play
at 1 p.m. in Hebrew with English subtitles,
sponsored by Jewish Home and Aging
Services Program for Holocaust Survivors
and Families. Oak Park JCC (248) 967-4030.
Also 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, Hechtman
Apts, West Bloomfield; 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
15, Fleischman Residence-Blumberg Plaza,
West Bloomfield; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.
25, Meer Apts., West Bloomfield. (248) 661-
CHADD-Children and Adults With -Attention-
Deficit Disorder 7 p.m. meeting includes Fran
Parker, coordinator, E. Oakland County
CHADD, speaking to parent group on
"Selecting the Right College and Fit for the
AJD/HD Student" and Debbie Stanley, profes-
sional organizer, speaking to adult group on
"What Does Organized Feel Like?" No charge
members, $5 guests. Way Elementary School,
Bloomfield Hills. (248) 988-6716.
JET's Festival of New Plays presents Mensch
by Shoshannah Boray, directed by Jon Neville
Andrews, 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
$5. Aaron DeRoy Theatre, West Bloomfield
JCC. (248) 788-2900.
Wednesdz y, Feb. 4
Ann Arbor Lecture
Yaacov Yadgar, department of political studies,
Bar-Ilan University, speaks on "Modernity
Without Secularization: Masortiyim
(Traditionalists) in Israel," sponsored by
Frankel Center for Judaic Studies. U-M,
Eldersveld Room, Haven Hall, 505 S. State St.,
Ann Arbor. (734) 763-9047.
Family Tree-ific Celebration
Celebrate Tu b'Shevat 6:15 p.m. with pizza,
games contests, sing-along and storytellers.
S4. Adat Shalom Synagogue. RSVP: Tami
Elliott (248) 851-5100, ext. 229.
Managing the Diagnosis
ALS of Michigan presents "Current Trends in
ALS Research" with Bob Abendroth, chair-
man, ALS Association Research Committee,
6:30-8 p.m. 21311 Civic Center Dr., Southfield
Pre-Tu b'Shevat Women's Night Out
Join the Chabad Women's Chavurah at 7:30
p.m. for an aromatherapy spa party, refresh-
: ments and Jew Taboo, the Jewish version of
the game Taboo. $5. For directions: Rusty
(248) 363-1595. RSVP: Estie (248) 669-6616.
Kushner. $40 members, $55 guests. Temple
Emanu-El (248) 967-4020.
MI-COEJL Tu b'Shevat Seder
Celebrate the new year of the trees with Dr.
Eilon Schwartz, executive director, Heschel
Center for Environmental Learning and
Leadership, Israel, 5:30 p.m. Light refresh-
ments and traditional foods. No charge.
Temple Kol Ami. Michigan Coalition on the
Environment and Jewish Life (248) 642-
5393, ext. 7.
Saturday, Feb. 7
Children ages 13 and under celebrating Feb.
birthdays are called to the Congregation Beth
Shalom bimah for blessings from the clergy
and special gifts. RSVP: (248) 547-7970.
Tu b'Shevat Seder and Luncheon
Seder and luncheon follow Shabbat morning
services at Isaac Agree Downtown
Synagogue. Diane Allen (248) 546-9698.
Dinner with Shir Shalom Singles + at 7:30
p.m.. Brass Pointe, Farmington Hills. RSVP by
Feb. 5: Bev (248) 960-1326.
A Night of Laughs
Andover High School presents Paradise
Comedy Club, act one of Noises Off, scenes
from Harvey and selections from The
Compleat Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)
7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $8-
$10. (248) 341-5625.
Sunday, Feb. 8
AIPAC Speaker and Breakfast
Men's Club of Adat Shalom presents Marc
Thursday, Feb. 5
Weinbaum, vice-chairman, Michigan AIPAC
Council and chairman, AIPAC Michigan
Political Leadership Network, "The U.S.-Israel
Relationship in a New Year. How Can You
Make a Difference?" No charge. (248) 851-
The Nurse Is In
Blood pressure screening the first Thursday of
every month. No charge. Oak Park JCC (248)
Enjoy a nosh with the Jewish Cultural
Society 10 a.m.-noon and discuss The
Garden of Finzi-Continis by Giorgio Bassani.
Tu b'Shevat Seder
Ann Arbor-JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. (734)
Celebrate Tu b'Shevat at 12:45 p.m. $1 mem-
bers, $2 guests. Oak Park JCC. RSVP: (248)
Preschool Tu b'Shevat
Rabbi Joseph Klein teaches 5-part class 7:30
p.m. Thursdays through March 4 on Eyes
Remade for Wonder by Rabbi Lawrence
Parents and children participate in songs, sto-
ries and art 10 a.m.-noon with Jewish
Cultural Society. $12 one child, $15 two chil-
dren, members; $15, $19, guests. Ann Arbor
JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr, (734) 975-9872.
Community Calendar Notes: Items may be submitted to Community Calendar in three ways. Write: Bobbi Charnas, Editorial Assistant, the Jewish News, 29200 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 110,
Southfield, MI 48034; fax: (248) 304-8885 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . The deadline for submissions is 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, 9 days prior to issue date. For more information, call (248)
354-6060, ext. 237.