Thursday, Jan. 27
Sunday, Jan. 30
on local and national topics, 10:30-11:30
p.m. Oak Park JCC (248) 967-4030.
"Raising Kids With a Positive Jewish
Identity," a workshop led by social worker
Carol Lapidus and Stacey Weinberg,
hosted by Jewish Cultural Society,
10 a.m.-noon. $5 members, $10 guests.
Soprano Becky Fisher and pianist Martin
Mandelbaum perform old favorites and
show tunes, 1 p.m. Oak Park JCC
Create medical play dolls for children in
area hospitals and Israel with Greater
Detroit Chapter of Hadassah, Tikvah
Group, 10 a.m.-noon; donate extra yarn
for cap and lap pad knitters. RSVP: Elaine
(248) 851-6306, Sheri (248) 333-7373.
Mah Jongg Tournament
Register 6:15 p.m.; play begins 6:45 p.m.
$20 prepay, $25 at door. Temple Israel.
Jodi Mills (248) 661-3950.
Tsunami Relief Dinner
Raise funds with Temple Emanu-El at
spaghetti dinner. $9 adults, $6 children
ages 5-12, no charge children under 5.
RSVP: (248) 967-4020.
Friday, Jan. 23
with Dr. Adolfo Roitman, curator, Shrine of
the Book, Jerusalem: 8 p.m. Friday, "The
Shrine of the Book as a Secular Temple in
Modern Israel;" 10 a.m. Saturday, "The
Discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Myth
and Reality;" 1:30 p.m. Saturday, "The
Dead Sea Scrolls in Historical Context;"
9:30 a.m. Sunday, "The Significance of
the Dead Sea Scrolls for Judaism and
Christianity." $40 session, $90 all ses-
sions, members; $40 session, $100 all
session, guests. (248) 477-1410.
Temple Kol Ami 8 p.m. Brotherhood
Shabbat features guest speaker Nabeel
Yousif on "An Iraqi American Perspective
on Christians and Jews from Iraq" fol-
lowed by an oneg Shabbat. Dinner at
6:15. (248) 661-0040
Dinner, board meeting and dessert with
Greater Detroit Chapter of Hadassah,
Eleanor Roosevelt Group, 6:45 p.m.
Bring a dish to share. Private home.
RSVP: Judy Goodman (248) 626-1841.
AED and CPR Training
Congregation Beth Shalom Men's Club
Wednesday, Feb. 2
provides Automated External Defibrulator
and CPR training and certification, 10:30
a.m. Neil Weiner (734) 261-6468.
Coffee and Conversation
Yeshivat Akiva meets with Jill D.
Greater Detroit Chapter of Hadassah
sponsors activities for children ages 9
and under, noon-4 p.m.: carnival games
with prizes, moonwalks, clowns, face
painting, tattoos, balloon animals, 1:30
p.m. magic show and food to purchase.
$20 5-ticket family pack, $5 ticket, no
charge children ages 2 and under.
Costick Activity Center, 28600 Eleven
Mile Rd., Farmington Hills.
Driving Miss Daisy
Congregation Shaarey Zedek cele-
Dead Sea Scrolls Weekend
Birmingham Temple hosts a seminar
Meeting and Potluck
Spokojny, president, Abilities Center,
Walled Lake, 9 a.m., for discussion on
early childhood development of the sen-
sory, motor and language systems and
how they impact behavior and learning.
21100 W. 12 Mile Rd., Southfield. Beth
Raz (248) 386-1625.
Sing with Jack Dalton and his karaoke
machine 1 p.m., hosted by Supportive
Communities. Oak Park JCC (248) 967-
brates Jewish Life in America (1654-
2004) at MeadowBrook Theatre, 2 p.m.
$23. RSVP: (248) 357-5544.
See Yiddishe Mama, 1 p.m., Prentis Apts,
Oak Park and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9,
Teitel Apts., Oak Park. Holocaust
Survivors and Families (248) 661-2999.
"Songbird" Robin Beck entertains
Singles Extension Group 50+, 2 p.m.
Refreshments. Temple Israel. RSVP:
Lillian Kaufman (248) 661-2385.
Dr. Charles Silow facilitates 1:30-2:30
p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 2, 16 for
Holocaust Survivors and Families,
Fleischman Residence, West Bloomfield
and 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays, Oak Park
JCC. (248) 661-2999.
Monday, Jan. 31
Jewish Family Service presents Norm
Birmingham Temple Forum
Rabbi Sherwin Wine speaks on "The
Judaism of the Rabbis," 8 p.m.
Birmingham Temple (248) 477-1410.
Kunc, 7 p.m., "If You Want Your Children
to Succeed, Teach Them How to Fail."
Charge. West Bloomfield JCC. RSVP:
Tuesday, Feb. 1
Bernie Freidman leads Tuesday debates
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