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LITTERS

JEWISH
RENAISSANCE

DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

www.detroitjewishnews.com

LETTERS from page 6

"

PUBLISHER'

An Awesome Mission

Arthur M. Horwitz
ahorwitz@thejewishnews.com

GENERAL MANAGER'

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Where does one begin to tell the story
F. Kevin Browett
kevin@jewish.com
of the experience of traveling with 93
Detroit teens, grades 9-12, to Israel for a /ADVERTISING SALESI
month?
Sales Manager
As chair, I traveled with the Teen
Dean Dimitrieski
ddimitrieski@thejewishnews.com
Mission 2004 from Detroit and
Senior Account Executives
through Israel for the first 17 days. It
Kathy Johnson
was a privilege and an awesome experi-
Rick Nessel
ence to share Israel with the Detroit
Account Executives
teenagers, along with 12 Israeli teens,
Claudia Gerard
our five American counselors, six Israeli
Rebecca Holmes
Melissa Litvin
madrichim (counselors), the three Israeli
Heidi Martin
security members, our Detroit
Anna Nicholas
Federation's Israeli office staff and four
Marcy Rastigue
Detroit-area rabbis. [The mission was
Kristen Wargelin
sponsored by the Jewish Federation of
Inside Sales Manager
Metropolitan Detroit, Sam and Jean
Meg Lyczak
mlyczak@thejewishnews.com
Frankel and the Detroit Jewish News in
partnership with local congregations.]
Inside Sales Representatives
Sheryl Alpern
The words, "beyond everyone's expec-
Elizabeth Friedman
tations" are insufficient. Amy Neistein,
Jan Haskell
Israel and Overseas coordinator for
Barbara Lopez
Dharlene Norris
Federation, along with our rabbis spent
June Thiesmeyer
hundreds of hours making this trip a
life-changing experience for our kids.
Sales Coordinators
Kristen M. Komlen
All of us who were involved are so
Mina Vickers
proud to have been able to bring this
trip to our teens — from having only
BUSINESS OFFICES!
one bus of 15 teens in early January to
Accounting Manager
sticking by our motto and commit-
Irene Shotkin
ment, "We're Going," and ultimately
Executive Assistant/
filling three buses.
Benefits Administrator
The connections the kids made with
Rita Geiringer
our homeland was not taken for granted
Office Staff
by any of them; you could see it in their
Maya Kay
eyes and hear it in their voices. As a
Jan Shain
Pamela Turner
result, we likely will see many of them
again active at their colleges, synagogues
Collection Analyst
and , ultimately, as young adult leaders
Hazel Bender
in this community.
( CREATIVE SERVICES'
The Frankels, who underwrote the
creativeservices@thejewishnews.com
majority of the trip, the congregational
Creative Services Manager
rabbis who helped recruit and program
Michelle Sheridan
every moment, the parents who put
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their trust in Federation and the kids
Cathy Ciccone
who chose this mission as their summer
Jean Etherington
Kelli Johnson
are the heroes and the true winners
Anne Lada
from the experiences that we all had
Donna Pace
together in Eretz Yisrad
Deborah Schultz
Nancy Schostak Todd Skiba
co-chair, Teen Mission 2004 `.,Libby Welch
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
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ago, we sold about 2,000 tickets. This
year, we increased that to 19,536! My
mother would have been proud.
Joel Marwil
Farmington

Online Store Manager
Shari Zingle
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EDITORIALI

Editor
Robert A. Sklar
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Associate Editor
Alan Hitsky
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Arts & Life Editor
Gail Zimmerman
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JN Platinum Editor
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ADVISORY BOARD'

Marc Bakst
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Lila Lazarus
Steven Schanes
David Techner
Gary Torgow
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PUBLISHED BY:
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Chairman
Michael H. Steinhardt

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Linda Bachrack
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President
Arthur M. Horwitz

News

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DESK:

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Staff Writer/Columnist

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Staff Writers
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News Desk Assistant
Sy Manello
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Contributing Editor
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AppleTree Editor
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Senior Columnist

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Controller
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Editorial Director
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Contributing Editor
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Information Technology Manager
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Michael Durham

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