Discover the Pacifica Quartet
during a Chamber Music Society
of Detroit concert beginning at
8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the
Seligman Performing Arts Center,
22305 W.13 Mile, Beverly Hills.
$25-$75. (248) 855-6070.
and run by Shimona Tzukernik of
New York, the seminar combines
art therapy, mime, meditation,
creative writing and Kabbalah
to explore spiritual dimensions
of personality. $50. Call Ita Leah
Cohen at (248) 540-6690.
Attend a concert planned by
Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings
at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at
Cathedral Church of St. Paul,
4800 Woodward, Detroit. $10-$30.
Explore "Introduction to
Genealogy: Tracing Your Jewish
Roots" with Jim Grey, past presi-
dent of the Jewish Genealogical
Society of Michigan, at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 15, at Congregation
Shir Tikvah, 3900 Northfield
Parkway, Troy. $5 per nonmember.
The Sisterhood program requires
reservations by Feb. 8 by calling
(248) 649-4418, ext. 28.
the Philadelphia-based Shalom
Center, as he fulfills two speaking
engagements Sunday, Feb. 11 - 10
a.m. at the Jewish Community
Center of Washtenaw County,
2935 Birch Hollow, Ann Arbor,
and 3 p.m. at the University of
Michigan Hillel, 1429 Hill St. (734)
Participate in "An Afternoon with
the BBSO Conductors," featur-
ing Felix Resnick and Charles
Greenwell, at 3 p.m. Sunday,
Feb. 11, in a private home. The
event supports the Birmingham
Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra.
$100. (248) 645-2276.
Join members of Yeshivat Akiva,
Young Israel of Oak Park, Young
Israel of Southfield and the
Orthodox Union for an interactive
conference on positive Jewish
parenting 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday,
Feb. 3, at Yeshivat Akiva, 21100
W.12 Mile, Southfield. $10-$15 per
person, $18-$25 per couple. RSVP
by calling Beth Raz at (248) 547-
Listen to the final lecture by
Professor Howard Lupovitch
on "Moreshet Sepharad - The
History and Legacy of Sephardic
Jews" at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
4, at Keter Torah Synagogue,
5480 Orchard Lake Rd., West
Bloomfield. (248) 681-3665.
Observe classes, prenursery-12th
grade, as prospective parents
and students or current Akiva
families between 9 a.m. and 3
p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Yeshivat
Akiva, 21100 W.12 Mile, Southfield.
Attend two sessions covering
"The Kabbalah of Purpose and
Potential" with Rabbi Boruch
Cohen of the Birmingham-
Bloomfield Chai Center at 8 p.m.
Thursdays, Feb. 8 and 15, at 1578
Lakeside, Birmingham. $18. (248)
Take part in the Women's Inner
Vision Art Seminar 1:30-4:30
p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at 1578
Lakeside Dr., Birmingham. Created
Pick a topic, choose refreshments
and hear music as Adat Shalom
Synagogue holds "Connections"
at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at
29901 Middlebelt, Farmington
Hills. Presentations cover family
habits, nutrition, tax laws, geneal-
ogy and computer safety. $25.
Attend the annual Cabaret Night
of Congregation B'nai Moshe at
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at
6800 Drake, West Bloomfield.
$10 in advance, $12 at door. (248)
Celebrate the gift of
new Torah scrolls
T'chiyah at 2 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 4, at
the David and Miriam
Mondry Bldg., 15000
W.10 Mile, Oak Park.
Listen to author
Andrei Markovits discuss
"European Anti-Americanism and
Anti-Semitism: Similarities and
Differences" at 7 p.m. Monday,
Feb. 5, at the Holocaust Memorial
Center, 28123 Orchard Lake Rd.,
Farmington Hills. (248) 553-2400.
Play games with Glennwood ORT
at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at
Echo Valley Clubhouse, 27511 E.
Echo Valley. RSVP to Etta Bernard
at (248) 553-3904.
Exchange ideas with Rabbi Arthur
Waskow, author and director of
Get some exercise at a Family
Ice Skating-Game Room Social
4-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at the
Farmington Hills Ice Arena, 35500
W. Eight Mile, hosted by Young
Israel of Southfield. $15 adults
and teens, $10 kids 4-12, free for
youngsters 3 and under. RSVP by
Feb. 4 by calling (248) 358-0154.
Bid in a live and silent auction
planned by the Jewish Parents
Institute 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11,
at the West Bloomfield JCC. There
will be hors d'oeuvres, desserts
and wine. $5. (248) 432-5472.
Join a Holocaust Survivors'
Support Group led by Dr.
Charles Silow meeting at 10 a.m.
Mondays at the Oak Park JCC.
Another group will meet at 1:15
p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the
Plaza in West Bloomfield. (248)
Hear speakers sponsored by
CHADD (Children and Adults
with Attention-Deficit Disorder)
at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at
Way Elementary School, 765
W. Long Lake, Bloomfield Hills.
Psychologist Gregg Slubowski will
discuss "Thinking Straight About
AD/HD and Mood Disorders." Free
for members, $5 per nonmember
family. (248) 988-6716.
Assist the Jewish Home & Aging
Services. The Auxiliary Gift Shop
and Nosh Nook need people to
sell and make sandwiches. Call
Judy Dunn at (248) 661-2969. The
Plaza is asking for trip escorts
and activity leaders. Call Janet
Antin at (248) 661-2999, ext. 329.
The Jewish Community Chaplaincy
Program is asking for help with
seniors in non-Jewish care facili-
ties, and the JHAS Guardianship
Program seeks caring friends.
Contact Michelle Sage Chekan at
(248) 661-2999, ext. 300.
Take on tasks for the Jewish
Vocational Service. Assist older
adults with memory loss at the
Brown Center by calling Dorothy
Mantis at (248) 233-4392. Visit
isolated elderly in Detroit resi-
dences by calling Gloria Bender at
(248) 233-4431. Prepare mailings
for nonprofit agencies by calling
Barbara Peltz at (248) 233-4432.
Conduct recreational activities for
older adults with developmental
disabilities by calling LuAnn Elwell
at (248) 661-8100, ext.12.
Bring your clean and sellable
dressy dresses, furs and acces-
sories to the Hadassah office,
5030 Orchard Lake Rd., West
Bloomfield so they can be part of
a March rummage sale to ben-
efit Hadassah. The items will be
accepted Feb. 1-March 9. (248)
Give time to the Congregation
Shaarey Zedek Soup Kitchen 8
a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, and
7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4.
For details, call the synagogue at
Help raise money for the Mosaic
Youth Theatre of Detroit by
attending the Magnificat Gala at
6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the
Max M. Fisher Music Center, 3711
Woodward, Detroit. There will be
a strolling dinner, concert and
auction. $125. (313) 872-6910,
ext. 4012. The concerts will be
repeated at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9,
and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
10. $12-$18. (313) 576-5111.
Support the Ann Arbor Symphony
Orchestra by attending the annual
Hearts for the Arts fundraiser at
6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the
Michigan Union Ballroom. There
will be an auction, dinner and
music. $160. (734) 994-4801.
Participate with Rabbi Steven
Rubenstein for a study series
celebrating the 100th anniversary
of the birth of Rabbi Abraham
Joshua Heschel 9-9:30 a.m.
Saturdays at Congregation
Beth Ahm, 5075 W. Maple, West
Bloomfield. (248) 851-6880.
Attend a Tu b'Shevat seder led
by Gail Greenberg, senior staff
associate of Federation's Alliance
for Jewish Education, at 1 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Oak Park
JCC. $1 non-members. (248) 967-
Experience a musical service
at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph,
Bloomfield Township. Cantorial
soloist Rachel Gottlieb and choirs
will present a sermon in song by
Ben Steinberg. An Oneg Shabbat
features klezmer music performed
by Alan Posner and Justin Wedes.
Call Susan at (248) 851-1100, ext.
Call attention to February birth-
days during services Saturday,
Feb. 3, at Congregation Beth
Shalom, 14601 W. Lincoln, Oak
Park. Children 13 and younger
will receive gifts if the synagogue
knows they are attending. (248)
Participate in World Wide Wrap:
Learning About Tefillin Sunday,
Feb. 4, in Conservative congrega-
tions - 9 a.m. at Congregation
Beth Ahm, Congregation Beth
Shalom, Congregation B'nai Moshe
and Adat Shalom Synagogue.
Take part in Diggin' With Dinosaur
Barney noon-1:30 p.m. Sunday,
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