Temple and Synagogue Listings Sponsored by
The Adat Shalom
Zaslow as guest
speaker at its
May 18, at the
The author of The Last Lecture and The
Girls from Ames, Zaslow is a columnist for
the Wall Street Journal and a local resident.
As part of the program, the Adat
Shalom Sisterhood will honor the memory
of the late Toby Dobkin, a Holocaust survi-
vor who was a vibrant and active member
An array of boutiques has been planned
from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The program and
lunch will begin at 11 a.m.
Donor Day chairpersons are Cindy
Babcock, Shelly Perlman, Lillian Schostak
and Adele Staller.
There is a minimum of $45 to attend
the luncheon and program, which is sister-
hood's major fundraising event of the year.
Lunch reservations are required. There is no
charge for boutique shopping. For reserva-
tion information, call the synagogue office,
Council of Jewish
recipient of the
2009 Ann Rubin Barbara Mayer
Mayer will receive the award at the
organization's spring event at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 21, at Wabeek Country Club,
Mayer is founding chair of the foster care
program at Orchards Children's Services,
Southfield. She is chair of the agency's
Michel-Rodecker Endowment Fund.
Since 1987, she has been an NCJW-GDS
Children's Advocate within the Oakland
County Family Court system. She also has
chaired the NCJW-GDS human resources
committee, initiated a partnership with
the New Bethel Shelter in Pontiac and
began the backpack program, which each
year distributes packs filled with school
supplies to needy children in Wayne and
Mayer co-chairs the NCJW-GDS
Adventures in Reading program.
Guest speaker at the May 21 luncheon
will be Sherry Margolis, Emmy Award-
winning news anchor at Detroit's WJBK-
FOX 2 News.
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Synagogues from page A35
Temple Beth El (Flint)
Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Sholem Aleichem Institute
5150 Calkins, Flint, 48532, (810) 720-
9494. Rabbi: Karen Companez. Cantorial
soloist: Aleksander Chernyak. Services:
Friday 8 p.m. unless the first Friday of the
month; call for details; High Holiday ser-
vices; lvriah religious and Hebrew school.
Web: templebethelflint.org .
1924 Coolidge, East Lansing 48823, (517)
351-3570. Rabbi: Amy Bigman. Rabbi
Emeritus: Morton Hoffman. Cantorial solo-
ist: Pamela Schiffer. Services: Friday 8 p.m.
(7 p.m on the second Friday of the month),
Saturday 9 a.m.
28690 Southfield, Suite 293, Lathrup
Village, 48076, (248) 423-4406.
President: Alva Dworkin. Holiday obser-
vances; Friday night oneg Shabbat; cultural
Temple Shir Shalom
JCC, 15110 W. Ten Mile, Oak Park, 48237,
(248) 432-5677. President: Arlene Frank.
Michigan district director: Ellen R. Bates-
Brackett. Secular and cultural holiday
observances. Shabbes potlucks, bar/bat
mitzvahs, educational and cultural pro-
gramming. Welcoming community, Jewish/
Yiddish culture, social justice.
Temple Beth El (Midland)
2505 Bay City Road, Midland, 48642.
Lay service twice monthly. Contact Stuart
Bergstein, (989) 835-4822.
Temple Beth Emeth
2309 Packard, Ann Arbor, 48104, (734)
665-4744. Rabbi: Robert D. Levy. Chazzan:
Ann Zibelman Rose. Services: Friday
5:30 p.m. Tot Shabbat, 6:45 p.m. Family
Shabbat, 7:30 p.m. Shabbat services.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. chapel service (lay
lead), 10 a.m. sanctuary service.
Beth Isaac Synagogue
2730 Edsel Dr., Trenton, 48183, (734)
675-0355. Services: Friday 7:30 p.m.
Congregational leaders conduct services
throughout the year.
Temple Beth Israel
801 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson 49202,
(517) 784-3862. Rabbi: Jonathan V. Plaut.
Rabbi emeritus: Alan Ponn. Cantorial solo-
ist: Clara Silver. President: David Cwynar.
Services: Friday 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.
the first Saturday of the month.
3999 Walnut Lake, West Bloomfield,
48323, (248) 737-8700. Rabbis: Dannel
Schwartz, Michael L. Moskowitz, Daniel
Schwartz. Cantorial soloist: Penny Steyer.
Services: Friday 8 p.m. Saturday 10:30
U M Reform Chavurah
1429 Hill St., Ann Arbor 48104, (734) 769-
0500. Regular Friday evening services
through the school year. Co-chairs: Shayna
Liberman, Stefanie Albowitz, Edi David,
Rebecca Kamil. Reformchairs07@umich.
Petoskey. Rabbinic Intern: Tami Elliott.
Monthly services at 7 p.m. Fridays. Call
Tom Johnson for details, (231) 487-1661.
Temple Emanuel (Grand Rapids)
Temple Emanu El
14450 W. 10 Mile, Oak Park, 48237, (248)
967-4020. Rabbi: Joseph P. Klein. Cantor:
Darcie Sharlein. Services: Friday 8 p.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m. Friday, Graduation
5725 Walnut Lake, West Bloomfield,
48323, (248) 661-5700. Rabbis: Harold S.
Loss, Paul M. Yedwab, Joshua L. Bennett,
Marla Hornsten, Jennifer T. Kaluzny.
Cantor: Michael Smolash. Cantorial soloist:
Neil Michaels. Services: Friday 7:30 p.m., 8
p.m. Saturday 10:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday
7:30 a.m. Sunday 9 a.m. Friday early ser-
vice wedding blessing of Hilary Shapiro
and Zackary Wright.
Temple Kol Ami
5085 Walnut Lake, West Bloomfield,
48323, (248) 661-0040. Rabbi: Norman T.
Roman. Rabbi emeritus: Ernst J. Conrad.
Soloist: Tiffany Steyer. Services: Friday
7:30 p.m.; Saturday 10:30 a.m. Friday,
Keter Torah Synagogue
5480 Orchard Lake Road, West
Bloomfield, (248) 681-3665. Services:
Friday at candlelighting. Saturday 9 a.m.,
5:45 p.m. Monday and Thursday 6 a.m.;
Thursday 9:15 p.m.
Congregation Shir Tikvah
3900 Northfield Parkway, Troy, 48084,
(248) 649-4418. Rabbi: Arnie Sleutelberg.
Services: Friday 7:15 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.
Friday, Music Shabbat; birthday blessings,
teacher appreciation. Saturday, meditation
Temple B'nai Israel
1715 E. Fulton, Grand Rapids, 49503, (616)
459-5976. Rabbi: Michael A. Schadick.
Services: Friday 6:15 p.m.
Workmen's Circle Arbeter Ring
2010 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor, 48104,
(734) 213-8374. Rabbi: Elliot Ginsburg.
Affiliation: Alliance for Jewish Renewal.
Services: Friday night, monthly. Shabbat
morning the second and fourth Saturday
each month. Services are led by the rabbi
and other group leaders.
The Birmingham Temple
28611 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills, 48334,
(248) 477-1410. Rabbi: Tamara Kolton.
Services: Friday 7:30 p.m.; monthly family
service 7 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m. Shabbat
study. Sunday school, b'nai mitzvah pro-
gram, holiday observances. Rabbi's tish
Sunday 10:30 a.m.
Jewish Cultural Society
2935 Birch Hollow Drive, Ann Arbor,
48108-2301, (734) 975-9872. First Friday
Shabbat observances, adult programs,
pre-school. Sunday school, b'nai mitzvah
program, High Holiday observances.
Jewish Parents Institute
JCC, 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield,
48322, (248) 661-1000. Director: Marilyn
Wolfe. Alternative cultural Jewish celebra-
tions; secular bar/bat mitzvah ceremonies;
adult programming; cultural Sunday school
from nursery through teen.
P.O. Box 251574, West Bloomfield,
48325, (248) 855-5007. Cantor: Ben-
Zion Lanxner. Services: Saturday 9 a.m.
Services held at Hadassah House, 5030
Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield.
Woodward Avenue Shul
25595 Woodward, Royal Oak, 48067,
(248) 399-6265. Directors: Rabbi Chanoch
Hadar and Tamar Hadar. Services: Friday,
5:30 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m.
6710 W. Maple, West Bloomfield, 48322,
(248) 661-2999. Rabbi: Avie Shapiro.
Services: Sunday-Thursday abbreviated
Minchah: 10 minutes before sunset, fol-
lowed by Maariv. Friday and Saturday,
Minchah 5 p.m.; Maariv 6:10 p.m.; Saturday
and Sunday, 9:15 a.m. Call office to confirm
21100 W. 12 Mile, Southfield, 48076, (248)
386-1625. Services: During the school
year, morning services at 7:30 a.m.; after-
noon services at 2:40 p.m. The community