Conservative shuls laud local leaders.
ocal Conservative congregations
have announced this year's Shin
Award recipients for the Jewish
Theological Seminary of America Gala on
Tuesday, May 5, in Metro Detroit.
JTS, the largest Conservative seminary,
presents the award for commitment to
Jewish education and synagogue life as
The Polish Photographs of Roman Vishniac & Jeffrey Gusky
April 19 - July 12
Free with museum admission.
Roman Vishniac, Isaac Street, Kazirnierz (detail), Cracow, 1938, gelatin silver print, 0 Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy
of the International Center for Photography
This exhibition is organized by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
In Detroit it is sponsored by 'Bill and Karen Davidson. Additional support has been provided by the Michigan
Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the City of Detroit.
•In blessed memory.
April 30 2009
Dr. Darryl and Marilyn Goldberg
The late Shirley Dinner and Sidney
well as the values of Judaism and the
The honorees are:
• Adat Shalom Synagogue,
Farmington Hills. Marilyn and Dr.
• Congregation Beth Ahm, West
Bloomfield. Sidney Dinner and the
late Shirley Dinner;
• Congregation Beth Shalom, Oak
Park. Dr. Lisa Yufit and Dr. Michael
• Congregation B'nai Moshe, West
Bloomfield. Ellyce and Dr. Stephen
• Congregation Shaarey Zedek of
Oakland County. Marjorie and Saul
"The Jewish Theological Seminary
is committed to enhancing religious
and intellectual life. We affirm our
faith's commitment to tikkun olam
— making the world a better place,"
said Tom Wexelberg Clouser, director
of the JTS Great Lakes Region office
in Bloomfield Township.
Locally, JTS activities are led
by the Detroit cabinet chaired by
Norma Dorman and Steve Weisberg.
This year's dinner chair is Robert
Goodman with Roz Blanck and Jodi
Goodman as associate chairs.
The May 5 gala will be held at
B'nai Moshe. Money raised there
will go for student scholarships at
JTS. For reservations, call the Detroit
JTS office, (248) 258-0055, or e-mail
Bais Chabad Bible Course
The Hyman and Sonia Blumenstein
Outreach Institute of Sara and Morris
Tugman Bais Chabad Torah Center,
together with Federation's Alliance for
Jewish Education, is offering the new
JLI course, "Biblical Reflections: Find
Yourself in the Stories of Genesis:'
The course will deal with the quest for
love, purpose, identity and redemption.
It will explore the inner obstacles that
threaten these goals: lust, greed, hatred
Dr. Lisa Yufit and Dr. Michael Cher
Ellyce and Dr. Stephen Field
Marjorie and Saul Saulson
The six-part course
May 6, and will be
taught by Chaya Sarah
will run from 8-9:15
p.m. and will be at the
Torah Center, 5595
and to register, contact
(248) 855-6170 or email@example.com .