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January 26, 2006 - Image 9

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2006-01-26

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First Round

eman

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he works in Southfield. He's a veterinarian in
Dearborn. So when Dr. Claude and Linda Curry
found a lovely 2 story, 4 bedroom colonial on a
1-acre lot halfway between the two cities, they
bought it and moved in.
It wasn't long before they called Gittleman.
Twelve years ago we added a great room, a
bedroom and a master bath," recalled Linda. Then,
two children were still at home. Now, the family dog ,
Murphy, three cats and frequently visiting
grandchildren enjoy the original improvements as
well as those just done—a whole new kitchen and
powder room—by Gittleman, of course.
"The first job was such a great experience,"
said Linda, "it went like clockwork."

S

The Bets Are On

United States, rejected Iran's
hile many of
request for more negotiations on
U.S will buy
the
Islamic republic's nuclear
squares in
program!'
Super Bowl office pools
U.S. Secretary of State
in the next two weeks,
Condoleezza
Rice said, "There's
I'm starting a pool at the
not
much
to
talk
about:' accord-
Jewish News for anyone
ing to the story.
willing to wager if Israel
So, one of the first official
will bomb Iran before or Harry Kirsbaum
statements
from Israel's acting
after the March 28
Columnist
prime
minister
that doesn't
Israeli elections.
include
the
health
of
Ariel
Sharon is a
Welcome to my life.
warning
to
Iran,
followed
by
an Israeli
I came up with the "not-very-
delegation
visit
to
Russia

another
funny-but-probably-profitable" pool
country that doesn't mind using the
idea after following official reactions
iron-fist approach when needed.
to Iranian President Moumoud
And this is followed by Conch's
Ahmadinejad's proclamations — who I
statement
that could be taken as a
now call President Goofball — about
green
light
for Israel to take out
his nuclear intentions, his thoughts on
the
same way it took out Iraq's
Natanz
Israel and the Holocaust.
Osirik
nuclear
facility in 1981.
On Jan. 10, Iran removed U.N. seals
I
hope
I'm
not
in Oliver Stone con-
at the Natanz nuclear facility to
spiracy
land,
but
it does make me
resume nuclear enrichment "for ener-
wonder
if
President
Goofball should
gy needs," a move condemned by
start
avoiding
the
microphone.
And if.
many brain-enriched countries
that's
not
enough,
he'll
soon
be
deal-

around the world.
ing
with
Oprah.
This comes on the heels of
President Goofball's proclamation late
The Oprah Factor
last year that Israel should be "wiped
On Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day,
off the map."
Oprah announced that Eile Wiesel's
On Jan.15, CNN reported that the
autobiographical novel, Night, was
state-run Islamic Republic News
selected as her newest book club pick.
Agency announced that it will hold "a
Oprah said the book "should be
conference that will research the topic
required
reading for all humanity."
of the Holocaust and all its dimen-
And
most
of humanity will certain-
sions in the future!'
ly
read
it
now
because the Holocaust
I don't think Elie Wiesel is invited.
memoir
has
been
launched into
According to a Ha'aetz story on Jan.
Oprah's
best-selling
book club strato-
17, "Acting Prime Minister Ehud
sphere.
Olmert said that Israel could not recon-
Wiesel will appear on "Oprah" some
cile itself to the threat of a nuclear Iran.
time
in February with winners of a
"Under no circumstances, and at no
national
high school essay contest
point, can Israel allow anyone with
based
on
the book, according to the
these kinds of malicious designs
New
York
Times.
against us to have control of weapons
I'm
positive
that her selection of
of destruction that can threaten our
Wiesel's
book
is
solely based on the
existence said Olmert. "The State of
book's
merit,
and
not as a lesson on
Israel cannot reconcile itself to a situa-
the
definition
of
"memoir,"
which
tion in which there is a threat against
came
into
question
after
Oprah's
pre-
us, just as, in my view, the nations of
Million
vious
Book
Club
selection,
A
Europe and the United States cannot
Little Pieces, James Frey's memoir of
reconcile themselves!'
drug and alcohol addiction.
While some European countries
Oprah will travel to Auschwitz with
were looking at future United Nations
Wiesel
later in the year, and it is my
sanctions, resolutions and rebukes
fervent hope that they will invite
against Iran, "an Israeli delegation to
President Goofball to join them, if he's
the strategic dialogue with Russia left
still around.
for Moscow to discuss Israel's con-
Until then, I'll be taking bets. ❑
cerns on Iran's nuclear armament
plans:' the story said.
Harry Kirsbaum's e-mail address is
According to a Jan. 18 AP news
hkirsbaum@thejewishnews.com .
story, "France, with the support of the

W

When it came time to renovate again, the Curry's
hoped history would repeat itself and it did.

°Scott came up with a gre t designsaid Linda, now delighted to be cooking in her new, gorgeous
granite kitchen with ma cabin*, atent& island and a new powder room nearby.

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