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The Detroit Jewish News, 2008-09-04

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Deliuering fide Jewish Education in 5769

Attorney Eyes School Seat

MUNE MaTon fDUIT MMI-SCHOOL Why Are These Tales Different from

offers Jewish adults a well-rounded
in-depth study of Judaism in a user
friendly format.

All Other Tales?

Melton and Melton PEP

Great Jewish Trials


ichael I. Sherman of
Bloomfield Township has
announced his candidacy
for the Bloomfield
Hills school board.
The election will take
place on Tuesday,
Nov. 4.
Sherman and
his wife, Pamela,
have two middle
school students in
Michael I.
the Bloomfield Hills
Public Schools. He
seeks election to the school board in
order to assist in the board's ongo-
ing efforts to promote excellence in
education while also working to meet
the financial challenges that face the
"The board must work together
with administrators, teachers and
community members in order to solve
the current financial issues:' Sherman
He added, "It is crucial that we come
together as a board, a school district
and a community in order to find
innovative solutions that will ensure
that our children continue to receive a
world-class education:'

Instructor: Professor Corinne Stavish
Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m.

(Parent Education Program) begins the week
of September 9.

Melton for Busy People

Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Bloomfield Hills
Begins October 28.

Instructor: Rabbi Herbert Yoskowitz
Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m.


(To learn about intermediate and
advanced Hebrew classes call,
248-642-4260 x372)

Melton is co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit and the Jewish Community Center
of Metropolitan Detroit


Beginning Hebrew

Inside the Rabbinic Mind

Instructor: Nira Lev
Mondays, 7-8 p.m.
or Tuesdays, lla.m.-12 noon

Instructor: Rabbi Rod Glogower
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 Noon
or Wednesdays, 7:30-9:00 p.m.

The Words, Their Roots and Their
Meanings: Hebrew Uncoded

Pirkei Avot

Instructor: Rabbi Michael Cohen
Fridays, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Instructor: Nira Lev
Thursdays, 12 noon-1:30 p.m.

Priests, Prophets & Kings:
The Second Book of Samuel


Torah Line by Line

Lead by Rabbi Tzvi Muller
Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 10
Jewish Community Center, West Bloomfield
For information call 248-583-2476

Just Say "Know" to Judaism! —
Weekly Lunch and Learn

Instructor: Rabbi Rod Glogower
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 noon

Instructor: Dr. Mitch Parker
Sundays, 9:30-11 a.m.

Co-sponsored by Partners in Torah, Federation's Alliance
for Jewish Education-FedEd, and the Jewish Community
Center of Metropolitan Detroit

Archaeology and History of Israel, Part 1

Instructor: Mike Pytlik
Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m.
Hillel Day School, Farmington Hills

7th Annual Women's Day of Learning

Technion Alums Gather

featuring Rabbi Elyse Goldstein
Sunday, September 14, 12:15-3 p.m.
For information call 248-642-4260 x 208

Four 8th Century Prophets


Tor ah thon

Instructor: Rabbi Herbert Yoskowitz
Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.



The World of the Shtetl:
Image and Reality

with special guest
Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo
Monday, October 20, 10:00 a.m.-12 noon
Jewish Community Center, West Bloomfield
No charge.
For information call 248-642-4260 x372


Women's Day of Learning and Tor-ah-thon are sponsored
by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and the
Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, "SAJE
for All Seasons"

Instructor: Professor Howard Lupovitch
Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m.

Archaeology and History of Israel, Part 2

Instructor: Mike Pytlik
Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m.
Hillel Day School, Farmington Hills

Unless otherwise noted, all classes are held
at the Max M. Fisher Federation Building,
6735 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Judaism Confronts Challenging
Social Issues

There is a fee for all classes and programs.

Instructor: Rabbi Herbert Yoskowitz
Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.

To register, or for a complete Melton
or FedEd brochure call:

Rationalists and Mystics: Two Paths
to the Divine Truth

Instructor: Professor Howard Lupovitch
Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m.


248-642-4260 x 372
or jewishdetroiLorg/feded

of Metropolitan Detroit




September 4 • 2008

Sherman believes that while the
current fiscal situation may neces-
sitate cuts in various areas of the
district's budget, the board must
make sure that those cuts do not have
a negative impact on the district's
educational program. His Web site is
www.shermanforschoolboard.com .
Sherman is a graduate of the
University of Michigan (B.A. with
high honors in Hebrew and Judaic
Studies, 1988) and of the Wayne State
University School of Law (1992) in
Detroit. He is the president of a law
practice in Farmington Hills.
Sherman served for two years as a
certified instructor in the U.S. Coast
Guard Auxiliary. He has served as
a volunteer youth basketball coach
at the Jewish Community Center of
Metropolitan Detroit and has served
as a member of the governing board
of Hillel of Metro Detroit.
During law school, Sherman
served as a clerk for Oakland County
Circuit Judge Steven N. Andrews
and for William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak. In 2004, by the Oakland
County Probate Court gave him its
annual Friend of the Probate Court
Award. ❑

merican Technion Society
offered ideas in real estate
economics and nanotech-
nology. Two Haifa-based Technion/
Israel Institute of Technology scien-
tists explained their research.
On Aug. 5, Mindy Soble of
Bloomfield Hills hosted Dr. Danny
Ben-Shahar, Technion senior lec-
turer, Faculty of Architecture and
Town Planning, and Professor Arnon
Siegmann, expert in polymer pro-
cessing and nanotechnology from
Tedinion's Faculty of Materials
Technion alumni attending were
Devorah Livneh of Windsor, who is
on the Detroit Chapter ATS Board;
Beni Dror of West Bloomfield; Ahron
and Alia Siev of Farmington Hills;
Effi Tennenbaum of Toledo; Sammy
and Danielle Peleg of Keego Harbor;
and Sam and Zvit Shamir of West
Bloomfield. Also attending were ATS
Chapter President Scott Leemaster

of Franklin, his wife, Susie; Jim and
Cathy Deutchman also of Franklin;
Barb and Herman Moehlinan of
Farmington Hills, Rick and Shelda
Soble of Bloomfield Hills; Zelda
Gechter of West Bloomfield and ATS
local staff professional Allan Gelfond.
Two other presentations with
the same speakers took place in
the Farmington Hills office of the
ATS on Aug. 6. Attendees included
Richard Polk, Karol Friedman of
Huntington Woods; Arie Leibovitz,
Bernie Glieberman, John Marx, Louis
Milgrom, Harvey and Lois Freeman,
Danny Saar, Lee Egrin, Keith Lublin,
Norman Bash, Julius Harwood, all
of West Bloomfield; Mark Pittman,
Cathy Roumell of Birmingham; Yossi
Ben-Gal of Farmington Hills; D. Dan
Kahn, Judy and Bernie Cantor, Bud
Singer, and Phyllis and Al Newman of
Bloomfield Hills; Marshall Lasser of
Bingham Farms; David Cohen of Troy
and Ed Anderson of Highland. ❑

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