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The Detroit Jewish News, 2004-04-16

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Council Announces Slate

The Jewish Community Council of
Metropolitan Detroit has announced
its slate of officers and candidates to fill
board of directors' seats.
The election will be held at Council's
annual meeting on Wednesday, May
19, at the Jewish Community Center
in West Bloomfield.
Steve Silverman has been nominated
to serve his second year as Council
president and Wendy Wagenheim has
been nominated as president-elect.
Other candidates: vice presidents,
Arline Gould and David Victor; secre-
tary, Micki Grossman; treasurer, Judy
Rosenberg.
Nominees for three-year terms on
the board are: George Cantor, Shari
Cohen, Barbara Cook, Marla Drutz,
Linda Finkel, Adam Forman, Carol
Freedman, Gail Katz, Marjorie
Krasnick, Andrew Meisner, Bert
Schreiber, Marc Shulman, Deanna
Sperka, David Techner and Robert
Tell.
Additional nominations may be
made by petition signed by at least five
qualified delegates from a Council
member organization. Only one nomi-
nee may be named in each petition.
Petitions must be delivered to the
Council office by Monday, April 19.

Song Festival On April 25

More than 150 children will partici-
pate in the Federation's Alliance for
Jewish Education performance, the
New Zimriyah!
Featuring youth choirs from area day
schools and congregations, the New
Zimriyah! will be held 2-4 p.m.
Sunday, April 25, at Temple Emanu-El.
Admission is free. Light, kosher
refreshments will be served.
Participants include Congregations
Beth Shalom, Chaye Olam, Shaarey
Zedek and Shir Tikvah, Hillel Day
School, and Temples Emanu-El, Israel
and Shir Shalom.
The New Zimriyah is a program
sponsored by Federation's Alliance for
Jewish Education and the Michigan
Board of Cantors. For information, call
Judy Lewis at (248) 642-4260, ext.
374 or e-mail levvis@jfind.org

Warsaw Ghetto Remembered

Michigan District of Workmen's
Circle-Arbeter Ring will hold its 61st
annual public commemoration of the
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, a pivotal
event in the history of Jewish resistance
to Nazi tyranny.

Sunday, April 25, 2004
9 a.m. — 4 p.m. at Temple Israel

The ceremonial program of readings,
music and candlelighting will be held 8
p.m. Monday, April 19, at Workmen's
Circle Educational Center, 26341
Coolidge Road in Oak Park.
The Detroit-area Workmen's Circle
commemorates the April 19, 1943,
uprising every year. The 60,000 Jews in
the ghetto of Warsaw, Poland, with lit-
tle ammunition or training, bravely
held off the Germans for three weeks.
There is no charge to attend. For
reservations or information, contact
Workmen's Circle, (248) 545-0985.

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JCC Offers Computer Class

The Jewish Community Center in
Oak Park will have eight-week
Computer Comfort Classes for adults
beginning Monday, April 19.
There is a limit of four students per
class. Beginner classes will be 10:30
a.m. to noon. Advanced beginners will
be 1-2:30 p.m.
Cost is $75 for members, $95 for
non-members. For information, call
the JCC, (248) 967-4030.

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AJCommittee Plans Dinner

The American Jewish Committee,
Metropolitan Detroit Chapter will host
its annual dinner meeting Tuesday,
May 11, at the Max M. Fisher
Federation Building in Bloomfield
Township.
The evening will begin with a kosher
buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. and will
include elections and the evening's pro-
gram, titled "Confronting Anti-
Semitism in Europe: Old Prejudices
and New Problems."
Featured speaker Rabbi Andrew
Baker, AJC's director of International
Jewish Affairs, will focus on current
events in Europe and how they impact
its Jews. Chapter Annual Meeting
Chair Michael Traison will moderate
the discussion.
Dr. Kenneth Wolf, outgoing chapter
president, will turn the AJC gavel over
to President-Elect Andrew S. Doctoroff
for remarks on his vision for AJC in
the coming year. Judy Greenstone
Miller, chapter vice president, will for-
mally submit the slate of officers and
board members for nomination and
election.
The dinner and program are includ
ed in the $20 per guest charge. Checks
should be payable the American Jewish
Committee. The event is open to the
community. Mail reservations to AJC,
6735 Telegraph, Suite 320, Bloomfield
Hills, MI 48301. For information, call
the AJC, (248) 646-7686.

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