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July 28, 2005 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2005-07-28

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The Amit Group of the Greater Detroit
Chapter of Hadassah installed its 2005-
2006 board at the home of Hilary
Isakow, past president of the Greater
Detroit Chapter. he 2005-2006 Amit
Board members are: Kimberly Eder and
Rachel Kamin, presidents; Dava Yanoff,
executive vice president/president elect;
Jennifer Tenebaum, community service
vice president; Erin Schwartz, education
vice president; Debbie Emmer and
Amy Gach, fund-raising vice presidents;
Stacy Harold and Stephanie Harold,
membership vice presidents; Lindsay
Faber and Adina Kanner, programming
vice presidents; Laura Komjathy, treas-
urer; Meredith Rice, corresponding sec-
retary; Lori Schram, recording secretary;
Amy Bershad, hospitality chair; Alyssa
Endelman, life membership chair;
Kimberly Ford, sunshine chair. Gayle
Eder was the installing officer.

Congregation Beth Shalom has been
honored by the Solomon Schechter
Awards Committee of the United
Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
with a Silver Award in the Celebrations
and Dedications category. This honor is
for the bar and bat mitzvah program
that was designed by Mara Stoller Starr
that is used to assist the Oak Park syna-
gogue's bar and bat mitzvah families and

Mindy Nigoff, formerly of West
Bloomfield and daughter of Su and Jeff
Nigoff, received a master's of law and
letters in international environmental
law from George Washington School of
Law in Washington, D.C. She is a grad-
uate of Michigan State University and
Wayne State University School of Law
in Detroit and was awarded a
Presidential Management Fellowship.
Nigoff has accepted a position with the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration in Silver Springs, Md.

Mitchell Vinkler of Rochester Hills took
first places in junior entertainment com-
petitions hosted by the Accordion and
Teachers Guild in Dallas and at the
American Accordionists Association in

Michael Strausz, son of Brenda and
Richard Strausz of Southfield, received a
Fulbright Fellowship to support him for
a year's dissertation research in Japan.
Strausz is a doctoral student at the
University of Washington in Seattle. His
field of study in political science is inter-
national relations with Japan as a partic-
ular focus.

Eight Michigan residents were among

the graduates at the commencement
services for Yeshiva University in New
York. They are Daniel Weiss of Oak
Park, bachelor of arts from Yeshiva
College; Michelle Faber of Southfield,
bachelor of arts from Stern College for
Women; Leah Goldenberg of
Southfield, bachelor of arts from Stern
College; Kayla Jacobson of Southfield,
bachelor of science from Sy Syms
School of Business-Women; Audrey
Kleiman of Southfield, bachelor of arts
from Stern College; Adina Novetsky of
Southfield, bachelor of science from Sy
Syms School of Business-Women;
Bonnie Rabinowitz of Southfield, bach-
elor of science Sy Syms School of
Business-Women; Alissa Skarf of
Southfield, bachelor of arts from Stern

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James Malewitz, recent graduate of
Jackson High School, is one of 120
national first-place winners of the
Holland & Knight Charitable
Foundation's 2005 Holocaust
Remembrance Project Essay Contest.
He will experience a six-day, all-expense
paid trip to Washington, D.C. He will
be awarded a scholarship.

The West Bloomfield-based Jewish
Home & Aging Services held its annual
meeting and installation. The following
were installed for 2005-2006: Cindy
Schwartz, president; Mark Kowalsky,
first vice president; Geri Margolis, sec-
ond vice president; Mitchell Kantor,
treasurer; Kenneth Goss, secretary; Leo
Eisenberg, immediate past president.
The JHAS 2005 Award of Excellence
was presented to Beth and David Gans,
Karen and Ken Goss, Doreen
Hermelin and Susan and Howard
Tapper in honor of their commitment
and support of the Design for Dignity,
capital campaign for the redesign and
renovation of the resident rooms of the
Fleischman Residence in West

Jessica Hersh of West
Bloomfield has won
the 2005 Miss Rising
Star National Dance
Solo Competition
held in Tennessee. She
scored first place in
regionals in Ohio.
Jessica received a tro-
phy and a cash award.
Having been dancing
for the past 13 years, Jessica Hersh
Jessica represented
American Dance
Academy in Commerce for this year's

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