College students from Hillel of Metro Detroit
and EMU examine the Holocaust.
PHOTOS BY BILL HANSEN
ifty students and friends from the campuses of Hillel of Metro
Detroit and Eastern Michigan University toured the new
Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills on March 28.
The group toured the building with docent Pearlena Bodzin, had
lunch and then heard survivor Martin Lowenberg speak about his
Holocaust experiences. E
— Alan Hitsky, associate editor
Docent Pearlena Bodzin o
Southfield begins the tour.
Viewing a depiction of the Warsaw Ghetto
is Chaim Sigler of Oak Park.
Martin Lowenberg of Southfield told the students about his
Jacob Shmailov of Oak Park looks at the "burning books"
After the tour, lunch was a subdued event.
College Loan Meeting
JVS will host a parent information meeting on the Sarah and Harold Gottlieb
Jewish Educational Loan Service (JELS) and additional financial aid options for
The meeting will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday,. April 21, at JVS, 29699 Southfield
JELS Coordinator Dr. Marvin Berman will discuss how to apply for a JELS
interest-free loan and financial assistance through state, federal, institutional and
Although the meeting will be directed toward parents, students are welcome.
For information, contact Dr. Berman at (248) 233-4209 or
TAD Plans Israel Mission
The National Young Professionals Mission to Israel is scheduled for June 27
through July 6. The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Young Adult
Division is recruiting participants.
Local chairs for the mission are Staci Bloch and Michael Stein. Jordan Glass is
The mission is recreational, but will offer history, culture and education events.
The price of the mission is $999 plus a minimum gift of $500 to Federation's
2005 Annual Campaign. Participants are singles and couples ages 25-40.
Application deadline is April 30. For information, call Jonathan Goldstein,
For college age through 30-something. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
April 13 Tuesday, 7 p.m. "Justice at Dachau," MSU/DCL College of Law talk
by author Joshua Greene. Law College Building, Castle Board Room. East
April 13 Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. B'nai B'rith Leadership Network breaks Passover at
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