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the intrigue and humor in
the Israeli political arena will
be given by Gil Hoffman, chief politi-
cal correspondent/analyst for the the
Hoffman will speak 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 23, at Adat Shalom
Synagogue in Farmington Hills in a
program open to the community.
Hoffman was raised in Chicago,
graduated from Northwestern
University's School of Journalism
Adults Learn Hebrew
Adults interested in learning how
to read and understand the Hebrew
prayerbook can sign up for either of
two classes at Congregation Beth Ahm,
5075 W. Maple, West Bloomfield.
An intermediate level class meets
2-3 p.m. Mondays, taught by Amy
Appelman, Beth Ahm's director of edu-
cation, youth and family programming.
Classes are April 20, 27, May 4 and
11. To register, contact Appelman, (248)
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An eight-week Beginner-Plus class
will be taught by Nancy Kaplan, ritual
assistant to Rabbi Steven Rubenstein.
The first session will be 1-2 p.m.
Friday, April 24. The following week,
the class will switch to Wednesdays.
This course is designed for those who
have recently learned the letters of
the alefbet and have some phonetic
Hebrew reading ability.
Class dates are April 24,129, May 6,
13, 20, 27, June 3 and 10. To register or
for costs, contact Kaplan, (248) 737-
1931 or email@example.com .
E. Lansing Culture Fair
Enjoy Jewish culture with
Congregation Shaarey Zedek of East
Lansing, presenting a Jewish Book, Art
and Music Fair 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday,
and wrote for the Miami Herald and
Arizona Republic before moving to
Israel. A reserve soldier in the Israel
Defense Forces Spokesman's Unit,
he has lectured in more than 30 U.S.
states and five countries.
The program is sponsored by
B'nai B'rith Great Lakes Region, AEPi
Detroit Alumni and B'nai B'rith's
Young Professional Network. The pro-
gram is free and refreshments will be
served. For information, contact B'nai
B'rith, (248) 646-3100. ---
April 26, at 1924 Coolidge Road 48823.
Highlights will include readings
by authors Lev Raphael and Debra
Darvick, and music of singer-song-
writer Elaine Serling, Heartland
Klezmorim Band and pianist Joan
Gochberg. Exhibitors will sell books,
music, paintings, ceramics, jewelry
and sculpture. Free; light lunch avail-
able for purchase. (517) 351-3570.
Appreciate "Extraordinary Women
Leading Jewish Lives:' a brunch and
learn series, 9:45-11:30 a.m., at both
Jewish Community Center locations.
Choose Mondays, April 20-June 8,
with facilitator Ruth Bergman in West
Bloomfield, or Tuesdays, April 21-June
2, with Aviva Panush in Oak Park.
Seminars for Adult Jewish
Enrichment has partnered with Jewish
Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and
Greater Detroit Chapter of Hadassah.
Tuition: $60/seven weeks, $10/session.
Childcare costs $6. Send check to
the JCC of Metropolitan Detroit, 6600
W. Maple, West Bloomfield, MI 48322.
Alternate ways to pay: (248) 432-5692,
Week 1 topic: "Fiddlers on the Glass
Roof: Powerful Jewish American
Women Today',' April 20-21.
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