11N To Do!
Thursday, Aug. 4
What in the World Is a Shtender? -
Jewish Gay Network of Michigan is offering an
answer with Rabbi Judah Isaacs, director, Agency
for Jewish Education. West Bloomfield JCC. 7
p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. No charge. RSVP: Beth
Greenapple (248) 642-8366 or email@example.com .
Kabbalat Shabbat, dinner, and "Zionism & the
Diaspora: Spiritual Wanderings - Hartman" with
Dr. Howard Lupovitch. Congregation Beth Ahm. 6
p.m. $18 adults, $10 ages 4-12, no charges ages
3 and under. RSVP: (248) 851-6880.
Sunday, Aug. 7
Jewish Singles' Connection - DSO
Tribute to the Beatles. Meadow Brook Music
Festival. 7:30 p.m. $15. RSVP by Aug. 6: Paula
Monday, Aug. 8
A Yiddish World Remembered -
View video sponsored by Holocaust Survivors and
Families. Oak Park JCC. 1 p.m. (248) 661-2999.
and fireworks. Temple Shir Shalom. 6:30 p.m.
$18. RSVP by Aug. 5: Bev (248) 960-1326.
Jewish Singles' Connection
Tuesday, Aug. 9
Marshall-Subuxban.-Tikva Lodge -
Meeting includes complimentary lunch. The
Heritage, 25800 W. 11 Mile, Southfield. Noon.
RSVP by Aug. 5: (248) 727-2008.
learn lead by Chaya Sarah Silberberg. Milk and
Honey restaurant, West Bloomfield JCC. 12:30
p.m. $12. RSVP: (248) 626-1802.
Torah Secrets for Women
Concert at JCC - "Fabs" Kaldobsky performs
Chopin, Mozart, Prokofiev, Rossin, Saint-Seans, and
Schumann. Oak Park JCC. 2 p.m. (248) 967-4030.
Wednesday, Aug,. 10
Labor Day Picnic Slated
Supportive Communities presents
Why the Soul Doesn't Wear Glasses
Fun For Seniors
he Robert Sosnick Family
Life Center of Temple Israel,
together with Caring Community,
will present a senior adult musical
program, Senior Unplugged,
Thursday, Aug. 11, at 1:30 p.m.
The program is open to the com-
munity and is free of charge. Seniors
are welcome to bring friends.
Programs are partially funded by
the David Arthur Stulberg
Memorial Fund and the Harry
and Phyllis Kellman Memorial
Fund. They are co-sponsored by
the Temple Israel Treasures.
For information, call Robert
Sosnick Family Life Center, (248)
guitarist-vocalist Keven Moen. Oak Park JCC. 1
p.m. Oak Park JCC. (248) 967-4030.
Iraq: Dilemmas in Exit Strategies -
Institute for Retired Professionals presents Dr.
Frederic S. Pearson, professor of political science
and director of the Center for Peace and Conflict
Studies, WSU. 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 10, 17.
West Bloomfield JCC. (248) 967-4030, ext. 2018.
Thursday, Aug. 1
Dave Weiner facilitates.
Oak Park JCC. (248) 967-4030.
Michigan Tremor Support Group -
Richard Berchou, Ph.D., psychopharmacologist,
discusses tremor medications, nutritional supple-
ments and problems combining. Temple Israel. 7
p.m. (248) 683-4138 or www.tremorsupport.com .
Survivors and Families host video. Hechtman
Apts., West Bloomfield, 7:30 p.m.; Meer Apts.,
West Bloomfield, 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11;
Fleischman Residence, West Bloomfield, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21. (248) 661-2999.
Image Before My Eyes
by Ben Baruch
YOU WILL BE A MAN!
BUT YOU MUST WAIT
UNTIL YOU ARE 13
YEARS OLD ...
- Rabbi Boruch Cohen, Birmingham-Bloomfield
Chai Center, speaks on the inner vision of
Kabbalah at Shabbat dinner. 7:30 p.m. RSVP:
Saturday, Aug. 13
Jewish Singles' Connection - Dinner
at Flying Fish and miniature golf. 6 p.m. RSVP by
Aug. 11: Bev (248) 960-1326.
Family Havdalah Under the Stars
Barbeque and opportunity to meet the rabbis,
cantor, educational director and nursery school
director follows. Temple Beth El. 6 p.m. No
charge. (248) 851-1100.
Sunday, Aug. 14
From Generation to Generation -
National Council of Jewish Women invites fami-
lies to tour an Ethiopian village and listen to the
stories of children's author Jane Kurtz as she
talks about the Ethiopian experience; continental
breakfast. West Bloomfield JCC. 9:45 a.m. $11.
RSVP by Aug. 10: Lizzy Doppelt (248) 432-5543
or Idoppelt@shalom street.org .
Indoor Picnic and Dance - Beth
Elders host buffet lunch and dancing to the Wally
Duda and his Orchestra. Noon Tuesday, August
16. $7. RSVP by Aug. 11: Doris Kushner (248)
352-5882, Hermina Leib (248) 354-9569.
An "Evening at
the Races." Hazel Park Raceway. 6 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 18. $15.50 includes admission,
cover charge, dinner buffet, racing program.
RSVP by Aug. 11: Bill Green (248) 788-0392.
Jewish Senior Singles
Community Calendar Notes: Items may be
submitted in three ways. Write: Bobbi
Charms, Editorial Assistant, the Jewish News,
29200 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 110,
Southfield, MI 48034; fax: (248) 304-8885 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . The
deadline for submissions is noon Wednesday,
8 days prior to issue date. For more informa-
tion, call (248) 354-6060, ext. 237.
Temple Israel's annual Labor Day pic-
nic will be Monday, Sept. 5, from
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The picnic will include food, train
rides, music, moon walks and a pet-
ting farm. There will be a children's
concert by Canadian TV stars Judy
and David at 1 p.m.
Temple Israel Brotherhood will
sponsor a blood drive from 9:30 a.m.-
3 p.m. on Labor Day. To schedule an
appointment to donate blood, call the
West Bloomfield synagogue: (248)
Youth Mentors Needed
Mentor Connection is a non-sectarian
program that matches Oakland
County youth who might benefit from
extra encouragement and guidance
with caring adults who can provide
that support. The Jewish Family
Service-supported program is looking
for interested men and women to
become mentors. It also is expanding
its waiting list for youth ages 7-17.
Community-based mentors spend
time one-on-one with a child/teen,
four-six hours per month for one year.
The day and times are determined
based on the participant's schedules.
School-based mentors commit to
one hour after school, one day per
week for an academic year. Mentors
and youth spend part of their time
together focusing on academics, while
spending the rest of the hour on
For information about Mentor
Connection, contact Katie Holden,
(248) 592-2317 or e-mail
email@example.com , or visit
Judaism Basics Taught
Temple Israel will offer Gesharim
(bridges), a group designed for those
who have converted to Judaism, are in
the process of conversion or are
involved in interfaith relationships. It
is also for those who were born Jewish
who are now seeking to learn more
about their religion.
Sessions will be taught at no charge
by clergy and Jewish educators. The
first session will be from 7 to 9 p.m.
Thurklay, Sept. 15. Additional sessions
will be held on the second Tuesday of
each month. For the location, direc-
tions and reservations, call Carol Lynn
Cooper at (248) 851-5545.
@ 2004 Ben Baruch