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The Detroit Jewish News, 2005-08-04

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Bringing Together Family, Faith & Community

OBITS from page 93

18325 West Nine Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075
248 - 569 - 0020 • Facsimile 248 - 569 - 2502

Jewish Chronicler

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Q : After sitting shiva for my mother, we

had so much food left over, it seemed a
waste to throw it away. I was told you
cannot take food from a house of shiva. Is
there an alternative?


A : I'm often called by families asking

pre.- ne_, ;:, .:1
at te i ,ate

"Wild Summer Nights
at the Detroit Zoo"
sponsored by G.A.P.,
a division of Hillel of
Metro Detroit, 5:30-8 pm,
Wed, Aug 24, 2005,
Detroit Zoo,
8450 W. Ten Mile Rd,
Royal Oak

G.A.P. invites recent
grads and professionals
to enjoy an evening at
the zoo.

what to do with excess food and baskets.
I contact many area shelters that really
appreciate these donations. The family is
pleased it goes to those in need and we
consider it a wonderful mitzvah.

Price includes admission,
networking and concert
with acoustic rock of
Jody Raftone.


Bring blankets and/or
lawn chairs for concert.
Food available for
Carpool from
JCC Oak Park at 5:15 pm,
or meet at zoo front gates
at 5:30 pm to receive
group admission.
Parking: $5.
Admission: $3.

For more information,
or to make reservations,
contact Lesley at
(313) 577-3459
or hillelpd@wayne.edu.



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U-M Hillel presents
performing artists,
lectures, concerts,
films, classes, a sports
program, a Bell
Midrash for Jewish
learning, community
action projects,
religious services, and
a full kosher meal
program. U-M Hillel
serves as an umbrella
organization for over
30 student groups and
programs, expressing a
diverse spectrum of
approaches to Jewish
life combining
religious, cultural and
political, traditional
and alternative. Hillel
is where students find
a close and supportive
community, and make
life-long friendships.

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Participating Charities:

Alyn Hospital

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Karmanos Cancer

Fresh Air
Tamarack Camps

Greater Detroit
Chapter of Hadassah

B'nai B'rith
Great Lakes Region

Hillel Foundation of
Metropolitan Detroit

B'nai Moshe

Hospice of Michigan

Detroit Friends of
Bar—Ilan University

Eastern Michigan
. University Hillel

The Jerusalem

Jewish Community


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Metropolitan DetrOit

Jewish Hospice &
Chaplaincy Network

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Michigan State
University Hillel

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Temple Shir Shalom

Women's American

University of
Michigan Hillel


Bringing Together Pemily, Pulth & Community


avid Margolis, who lived and
chronicled the transformation
of a 1960s-era American hip-
pie into a deeply spiritual resident of a
West Bank settlement, died July 17 at
age 62.
A Brooklyn native, the widely pub-
lished journalist, novelist and editor
died of cancer and was buried near his
home at Bait Yatir in the Hebron
Most recently,
Mr. Margolis
served as the
"Jewish World" edi-
tor of the Jerusalem
Report magazine.
Mr. Margolis
described his hip-
pie commune
experiences in his
first novel, Change David Margolis
of Partners, which
was followed by
The Stepman and a
collection of short stories, The Time

of Wandering.
"I consider David the foremost
chronicler of that slice of the Jewish
1960s that went from rootless, hedo-
nistic hippiedom into, somehow, a
deeply spiritual engagement with
Jewish life and the challenge of
Zionism," said Martin Jaffee, a pro-
fessor of Jewish and international
studies at the University of
The screenwriter and novelist
Robert Avrech described Mr.
Margolis as "a major American
Jewish writer who never received the
attention he deserved," and called
him a "a master storyteller with a
wicked sense of humor."
From 1990 to 1993, Mr. Margolis
served as a senior writer, investigative
reporter and award-winning feature
columnist for the Jewish Journal of
Greater Los Angeles. After moving
with his family to Israel in 1994, he
established himself as a freelance
journalist, created marketing materi-
als for Israeli universities and high-
tech companies and co-wrote the
prize-winning CD-ROM Artrageous!
The Amazing World of Art.
He is survived by his wife, Judith;
three children; his grandchildren;
mother; two brothers. ❑

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