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16 Postville Redux
50 Beit Yeladim
Fight over kosher slaughterhouse
in Iowa takes a salty turn.
Former Detroiter brings
Yiddishkeit4o "house of children"
in Moscow. •
27 Tasty Soup
What your favorite fictional
Jewish character might eat.
ARTS & LIFE
31 Gone West
.HBO'. "Deadwood" features
an historical Jewish character.
5.4 Dedicated To Torah
Chaye Olam receives
a treasured gift.
71 Community Dynamos
Eight Over 80 honorees devote
energies to diverse projects.
On The Cover: Daniel, 6, from Chechnya; Zoya, 6, from Tajikistan;
Lena, 6from Kazan, all at the House For Children in Moscow.
Photography, Eric Baum • Page design, Kelli Johnson
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part of his plan to disengage unilater-
ally from the Palestinians, wants
international custodians to take over
the buildings and farmland left
behind. Palestinians had voiced fear
that the settlements would be demol-
ished in a scorched-earth pullback
akin to the 1982 evacuation of the
Yamit bloc in Sinai.
_ The United Nations has proposed
that .evacuated settlements provide
housing for Palestinian refugees in
support of terrorism and develop-
ment of weapons. -
President Bush implemented sev-
eral sanctions against Syria, includ-
ing a ban on the export of military
items and dual-use items that could
- be used in manufacturing weapons
of mass destruction. Bush .also
banned all U.S. exports except for
food and medicine, banned flights
to and from Syria; and froze assets
of some Syrian citizens.
The sanctions were part of the
Syria Accountability and Lebanese
Sovereignty Restoration Act, which -
passed Congress last year.
West Bloomfield — Jeff Zaslow, the
reporter who replaced Ann Landers
at the Chicago Sun-Times, will bring
humor, wit and.Jewish insights to the
Jewish Family Service's Reva Stocker
Memorial Lecture 7:30 p.m.
Monday, June 7, at the Jewish
Community Center in West
Zaslow is now a senior writer and
columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
Gina Horwitz chairs the Reva
Stocker Memorial Lecture, which
New -Research On Victims
fotuses on promoting healthy fami
lerusaleni/JTA — Children in
lies as a way of reducing family vio-
Jerusalem who have been -victims of
lence and child abuse. The Stocker
`Morning After' Sought
terrorist attacks stiffer greatly from.
:Lecture is a component of the JFS
New YOrk/JTA --- The Reform move-
Windows Family Violence Prevention post-traumatic stress disorder, new
ment condemned the government's
program, which offers individual,
Such children suffer three times the decision to keep the "morning after"
- family and group therapy, and a shel-
amount of expected post-traumatic
pill froth being sold over the count-
- ter in cooperation with National
stress disorder as children who go
Council of Jewish Women.
through other traumas such as car
The Food and Drug
The Reva Stocker Memorial
Administration announced-last week
Lecture is co-sponsored by the Jewish accidents or earthcluakes, according
to research by Hadassah Hospital.
that it would continue to classify the
Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.
More than 50 percent of Jerusalem
emergency abortion medication
There is no charge for the evening.
children who were in - attacks reported "Plan B". as a prescription drug,
A dessert reception with Zaslow will
signs of the _disorder, including fear,
- despite the recommendations of an
follow his talk. Dietary laws will be
anxiety, nightmares, guilt feelings and FDA expert advisory panel to make
observed and reservations are
emotional:withdrawal. The research
it available over the counter.
will be formally preSented next week
"The FDA's- decision to ignore its
For information and reservations,
own advisory committee's recom-
call Marianne Jones, (248) 559-1500. at Hadassah's International Solidarity
Conference in- Jerusalem by its
mendation and instead yield to pres-
from groups opposed to
,SCorchecl Earth. In Gaza?
HadasSah's.department of child and
women's reproductive freedom sig-
Jerusalem/JTA — Evacuated Israeli
nals a dangerous intrusion of politics
settlements in the Gaza Strip rePort-
into science," said Rabbi Marla
edly will be left intact.
Feldman, director of the Reform
Reuters quoted an Israeli official as
U.S. Punishes Syria
movement's Commission on Social
saying that Prime Minister Ariel
IR1shington/JTA-- The White House -
Sharon, who plans to uproot 17 of
imposed sanctions on Syria.for its
the 21 Jewish settlements in Gaza as
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