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March 26, 2004 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2004-03-26

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City: I3i rmingham
Kudos: Aviation Photographer

Hand eman with his vintage Boeing Stearman.


Philip Handleman, president of Handleman Filmworks,
is passionate about airplanes. He's been flying for 32 years
and owns two planes of military lineage. He's the author
of 18 books, including the recent "Combat in the S
The Art of Air Warfare, and is an avid aviation p otot
ra7her. In 199Z his photograph of the Air Force's
Thunderbirds was featured on a stamp. On April 1, the
Postal Service will issue a 37-cent stamp honoring the Air
Force Academy's 50th anniversary that bears
Handlemans photo of the Cadet Chapel

Is it unusual to have two stamps to your credit?
"It's very unusual. In the aftermath of 9-11, I volun-
teered to offer my services in a way that would
strengthen the spirit and resolve of our citizens in this
time of national tragedy. My Postal Service contact
suggested I focus my energies on the Air Farce
Academy anniversary. I was honored to do so, but
there was no guarantee because this was a nationwide

Why the Cadet Chapel?
"I see the photo as inspiring. When it is issued and
people paste that image on their envelopes and send it
to all corners of the globe, it will serve as a reminder
that while people are using religion to divide, few, if
any, military can claim to have a chapel such as Air
Force Academy's — that opens its door to prayers of
every faith."

Do you remember your first plane ride?
"My parents took me to a grassy airstrip for a ride
in a Piper Cub. I was 12. I had my license by 20."

— Keri Guten Cohen, story development editor


Know a Doer — someone of any age doing interest-
ing, meaningful things in their life outside of their
job? Share suggestions with Keri Guten Cohen, story
development editor, at (248) 351-5144 or e-mail:




To Err Is Human ...



eing in the "news busi-
ness" and having started
as a proofreader, I can
appreciate the awkward
sentence structure that often
appears in the material disseminat-
ed to the public.
The bulletins issued by our local
houses of worship are not exempt,
MANELLO as witnessed by the following col-
lection passed along to me by
News account executive
Rick Nessel.
These announcements, with
hilarious typos and phrasing blunders, were report-
edly found in various shul newsletters and bulletins
around the country. Even the spellchecker wouldn't
have helped!
• Don't let worry kill you. Let your synagogue
help. Join us for our oneg
after services. Prayer and
medication to follow.
• Remember in prayer
the many who are sick of
our congregation.
• For those of you who
have children and don't
know it, we have a nurs-
ery downstairs.
• We are pleased to
announce the birth of
David Weiss, the sin of
Rabbi and Mrs. Abe
• Thursday at 9, there .
will be a meeting of the
Little Mothers Club.. All
women wishing to
become Little Mothers
please see the rabbi in his
private study.
• The ladies of
Hadassah have cast off
clothing of every kind and
they may be seen in the
basement on Tuesdays.
• A bean supper will be held Wednesday evening
in the community center. Music will follow.
• Weight Watchers will meet at 7 p.m. at the
JCC. Please use the large double door at the side

• Rabbi is on vacation. Massages can be given to
his secretary.
• Please join us as we show our support for Amy
and Rob, who are preparing for the girth of their
first child.
• We are taking up a collection to defray the cost
of the new carpet in the sanctuary. All those wish-
ing to do something on the carpet will come for-
ward and get a piece of paper.
• If you enjoy sinning, the choir is looking for
• The synagogue family retreat will be hell May
10 and 11.
Also, there are some "rules" of Judaism that we
ought to consider; how valid they are is a matter of
conjecture. You must admit that many hit close to
home. (Thanks to Jewish Community Council of
Metropolitan Detroit's Associate Director Allan
• If you can't say some-
thing nice, say it in Yiddish.
• If it tastes good, it's
probably not kosher.
• Always whisper the
names of diseases.
• Anything worth saying
is worth repeating a thou-
sand times.
• Never take a front row
seat at a bris.
• Never leave a restaurant
empty handed.
• Spring ahead; fall back;
winter in Miami.
• A bad matzah ball
makes a good paperweight.
• Before you read the
menu, read the prices.
• No meal is complete
without leftovers.
• The business a yenta is
in is usually yours.
• And what is so wrong
with dry turkey?
• Where there is smoke
there may also be smoked_ salmon.
• Prune Danish is definitely an acquired taste.
• If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it.
If you can afford it, make sure you tell everyone
what you paid. ❑

Shabbat Candlelighting

"Shabbat candlelighting is the time when I stop and focus and remember why I am alive —
and thank God for giving me life."
—_Julie Wallis, Oak Park, piano teacher

Friday, March 26, 6:34 p.m.

Friday, April 2, 6:42 p.m.

Shabbat Ends
Saturday, March 27, 7:36 p.m.

Shabbat Ends
Saturday, April 3, 7:45 p.m.

"lb submit a candlelighting message, call Miriam Amzalak of the Lubavitchnmeds Organization at (248) 548-6771 or e-mail. manazalak@juno.com

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