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May 07, 2004 - Image 94

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2004-05-07

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One walk down the plank
with this scintillating
swashbuckler and you're
sure to be hooked.

Caribou CEO To Speak

MAY 8 8:00 P.M.
MAY 9 2:00 P.M.
MAY 12 7:30 P.M.
MAY 14 8:00 P.M.
MAY 15 8:00 P.M.
MAY 16 2:00 P.M.


prior to performance.


Gilbert and Sullivan's Masterpiece

Pirates of Penzance

Phone (313) 237-SING

or visit www.michiganopera.org
FOR GROUP SALES PHONE: (313) 237-3409

The Spring Opera Season
is made possible by Cadillac


lour Playoff

from the people
who brought you
McVee's Restaurant

JTS To Honor Cohns



Same Great Service

All New Menu Items

Nion-Sat after '11 pm'

are closed on Sundays
for Spedal Occasion

Private Parties,
Birthdays, Anniversaries,
13ar/Bat Mitzvah Parties

Mr. Joe s Bar

12 Mile Rd. East of Northwestern Hwy. • Southfield

5/ 7



Michael Coles, CEO of Caribou
Coffee Co., will address "Taking On
Goliath" at the Federation Forum
noon-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May
11, at the
Townsend Hotel
in Birmingham.
Coles is a busi-
nessman, corn-
munity leader,
Jewish activist
and fund-raiser.
He experienced a
near-fatal motor- Michael Coles
cycle accident - that
left him disabled. Doctors told him
he would never walk again unaided;
he fully recovered. By 1984, he had
set two world transcontinental bicy-
cling records.
The cost for the dairy luncheon is
$25. A kosher meal is available upon
request. Reservations can be made at
www.thisisfederation.org or by call-
ing Alaine Waldshan, (248) 203-

Judge Cohn and Mrs. Lois
Pincus married in 1992. She start-
ed her career as a research assistant
for the Lou Gordon radio program
in 1961. After serving as assistant
project director for a Wayne State
University criminal justice study of
juvenile offenders, she developed a
master plan for education and
employment for the city of Detroit.
In 1972, she served as director
of the Detroit Cable Television
Advisory Committee, overseeing
development of a cable television
system for Detroit. From 1972 to
1980, she was producer and on-air
moderator for WTVS-TV's Public
Affairs, an interview program.
As vice president for Warner
Amex Cable Television, she was
involved in television franchising
activities in New York, Tucson and

Hours: Mon-Sat 11-2
Closed Sundays

Judge Avern and Lois Cohn will
receive the Eternal Light Award for
"lifelong commitment to advancing
social justice" at the Jewish
Theological Seminary of America
dinner Monday, May 10, at Adat
Shalom Synagogue.
Appointed by President Jimmy
Carter in 1979, Judge Cohn is the
longest-serving judge in the U.S.
District Court-Eastern District of
Judge Cohn served on the
Michigan Social Welfare
Commission, 1963; Michigan Civil
Rights Commission, 1972-1975;
and the Detroit Board of Police
Commissioners, 1975-1979.
He is a past president of the
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan
Detroit and a past vice president of
the American Jewish Committee.
Irwin and Avern Cohn were the first
father-son recipients of Federation's
Fred M. Butzel Memorial Award for
Distinguished Community Service.
A life-long member of
Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Judge
Cohn continues his late parents'
support for the Southfield-based
Yeshiva Beth Yehudah. Judge Cohn
has three children and seven grand-

Lois and Judge Avern Cohn

Boston. She was president of Cable
Communications Consultants from
1983 to 1985. Currently, Mrs.
Cohn is the director/owner of
ARTSPACE, Inc. a resale gallery
for fine art in Birmingham.
Her communal activities have
included: National Advisory
Council of the U.S. Small Business
Administration, Detroit Cable
Communications Commission,
Friends of Modern Art, Music Hall
for Performing Arts, Center for the
Education of Women at the
University of Michigan, ArtServe
Michigan, Greening of Detroit,
Southeast Hospice Advisory Board,
International Women's Forum.
The Jewish Theological
Seminary is the academic center of
Conservative Judaism. For dinner
reservations, call JTS, (248) 258-

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