) Israeli Weddings
Rabbi's Lunch and Learn
Congregation Beth Shalom hosts
noon lunch and learn. $13. RSVP
American Jewish Affairs
Frankel Center for Judaic
Studies presents Hasia Diner, pro-
fessor of American Jewish history,
New York University, "Before the
Holocaust: Post-War American
Jews Confront Catastrophe" 4 p.m.
Michigan League, UniverSity of
Michigan, 911 N. University, Ann
Arbor. (734) 763-9047.
Glennwood ORT tours the
Holocaust Memorial Center 6:45
p.m. RSVP: Elaine Waldman (248)
Life in War
Kollel Torah MiTzion presents
Rabbi Yona Goodman, "Living Daily
Life in a War Situation: A Personal
Perspective" 7:30 p.m. Yeshivat
Akiva, 21100 Mile Rd., Southfield.
Rabbi Herbert Yoskowitz discusses
Jewish politicians past and present
8 p.m. No charge. Adat Shalom
Synagogue (248) 851-5100.
Thursday, March 1
Ike McKinnon, former Detroit Chief
of Police, speaks following JET
Theatre's 7:30 p.m. presentation of
Boy Gets Girl. Performances run
through March 21; call for times
Friday, March 19
Rev. Harry T. Cook, rector, St.
Andrew Episcopal Church,
Clawson, discusses "Faith-Based,
Religious-Based Initiatives" 10:30-
noon, hosted by Institute for
Retired Professionals as part of
the Spring Mini Series. West
Bloomfield JCC. (248) 967-4030,
Metro Detroit's Cultural Scene
Chris Collins, assistant professor of
music, co-director jazz studies,
Wayne State University, speaks 1-
2:30 p.m. on "Jazz From the
Shamrock Shore: Fusion of Irish
Cultural Heritage With the
American Art Form" as part of the
IRP spring series. West Bloomfield
JCC. (248) 967-4030, ext. 2018.
Celebrate Shabbat with dinner,
singing, musical accompaniment,
storytelling and children leading the
service 6 p.m. at Congregation
Beth Shalom. $13 adults, $7.50
children, no charge children under
3, $40 family maximum. RSVP by
March 17: (248) 547-7970.
Rabbi Kushner Weekend
Rabbi Lawrence Kushner speaks 8
p.m. erev Shabbat, "Invisible Lines
of Connection: When God Makes a
Surprise Appearance in Ordinary
Events"; 1 p.m. Saturday (after paid
lunch), "Zohar: A Creative
Exploration of a Great Mystical
Text;" 9:30 a.m. Sunday, "The Sinai
Revelation Re-Imagined." Temple
Emanu-El (248) 967-4020.
Saturday, March 20
Men's Club Shabbat
Members of Beth Shalom Men's
Club conduct services; compli-
mentary cholent lunch is served.
Don Berlin (248) 967-1659.
Dr. Michael Fahy, director,
University of Michigan Center for
Middle. East and North African
Studies, leads discussion on
"Representations of Islam in the
Media" 10 a.m.-noon for the
Jewish Cultural Society. Ann
Arbor JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow
Drive. (734) 975-9872.
Wednesday Series on Sunday
Circle of Friends of Congregation
Beth Shalom presents Janis
Waxenberg, "Jewish Short Stories,"
and Eddie Stein, "Current Events
From a Jewish Perpective," 10:30
a.m.-noon. (248) 547-7970.
Mark Schulman speaks on the cur-
rent state of politics to Beth Ahm
Sisterhood and Seniors 11 a.m.;
10:30 a.m. breakfast: $3 members,
$3.50 guests. (248) 851-6880.
Model Passover Seder
Ecumenical Institute for Jewish-
Christian Studies and Temple
Beth El sponsor a Passover seder
conducted by Rabbi David
Castiglione 3 p.m. $25. Temple
Beth El. RSVP by March 15: (248)
Family Passover Cooking
Passover Family-Fun Cooking
workshop and dinner for Single
Jewish Parents Network 4:30-
6:30 p.m. RSVP by March 21: (248)
Congregation Beth Shalom pres-
ents an evening with Stephen
Fried, author of The New Rabbi 7
p.m. $12 general admission, $36
preferred seating. (248) 547-7970.
Rabbi Sherwin Wine discusses
"Anti-Semitism and Israel" with
Greater Detroit Chapter of
Hadassah, Bloomfield Hills and
Deborah groups at noon
Wednesday, March 24 luncheon.
$16. Congregation Beth Ahm.
RSVP by March 19: (248) 626-
8415, (248) 737-5979.
White Elephant Bingo Night
Appetizers, dessert and three
games of bingo with nine chances
to win prizes 7:30 p.m. Saturday,
March 27, hosted by Greater
Detroit Chapter of Hadassah,
Eleanor Roosevelt Group. $18, $2
additional cards. Hadassah House,
5030 Orchard Lake Rd., West
Bloomfield. RSVP by March 15:
Program — Help seniors age in
place and strengthen Oak Park and
Southfield neighborhoods. Nancy
Kleinfeldt (248) 559-1500, ext. 289.
•Friendly Visitor — 1-2 hours
weekly. Visit with and/or grocery
shop for a homebound older adult.
•Activities Volunteer — monthly.
Help run activities for seniors.
Jewish Family Service — 2143
Greenfield Road, Southfield.
Michelle Melamis (248) 559-1500.
• Hospice — Provide assistance to
chronically and terminally ill individ-
uals and their families.
• Mentor Works — Responsible,
caring adults are matched as role
models and friends with children
• Friendly Visitors — 1-2 hours
weekly or biweekly. Visit older
adults or grocery shop with them.
•Courtesy Drivers — Take clients
to medical appointments.
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.
Weddings in Israel show us
about how to bring unbound-
ed joy to our simchas. It's not
about the bridesmaids or the
procession or being solemn. It's
a real community event that
celebrates the chatan (groom)
and kallah (bride) starting a
new life together. It's all about
ruach (spirit). Read about two
recent weddings in Israel, and
possibly weddings to come in
an exclusive commentary
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