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hosts this "Woman2Woman at the
Movies" program. Admission: mini-
mum $365 pledge to 2011 Federation
Campaign, plus $20 for movie and con-
tinental breakfast. (248) 203-1519.
Appreciate accomplishments of FAR
Conservatory's special needs students
at fundraiser featuring silent auction,
local celebrities, artists and musicians
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. IZ at
Seligman Center for Performing Arts,
22305 W.13 Mile on campus of Detroit
Country Day School in Beverly Hills.
Performance at 7 has flutist Alexander
Zonjic and folksinger Josh White Jr.
Donor levels available. (248) 646-
3347 or www.farconservatory.org .
Donate gently used winter coats and
other cold weather gear for Annual
Coat Drive, in its 19th year, spon-
sored by Tapper's Diamonds and Fine
Jewelry. Drop off items, $19 cash
donations to purchase coats and
checks payable to "Tapper's Coat
Drive," through Nov. 20, to stores in
Orchard Mall, West Bloomfield; Twelve
Oaks, Novi; and Somerset Collection,
Troy, and also Tapper's Gold Exchange
locations. www.tappers.com or (248)
Purchase a 2011 mahj card. $7, or $8
for large print:
• Greater Detroit Chapter of
Hadassah: Send check, payable to
Hadassah, to: Debbie Cohen, 5540 S.
Piccadilly, West Bloomfield, MI 48322.
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Office: (248) 683-5030.
• National Council of Jewish Women:
Greater Detroit Section sells its cards
at 26400 Lahser, Southfield, MI
48034; (248) 355-3300.
West Bloomfield. Fran Cook: (248) 592-
5032. Also, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.
16, at JVS, 29699 Southfield Road in
Southfield. Dorothy Moon: (248) 233-
HEALTH eb, SUPPORT
Listen when Darlene Burgess, Henry
Ford Health System's vice president
of Corporate Affairs, discusses the
"Patient Protection and Affordable
Care Act" 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at
West Bloomfield JCC. (248) 967-4030.
Try a free yoga class 8:30 a.m. Friday,
Nov. 12, in West Bloomfield JCC
Fitness Center's yoga studio. Wear
loose clothing. www.jccdet.org or (248)
Show up for "A Morning to Remember,"
a free breakfast event about estate
planning 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at
the Southfield Public Library, 26300
Evergreen. FOX 2-TV will present
legacy expert attorneys and authors
Danielle and Andrew Mayoras, who will
donate a portion of their book sales
to Alzheimer Association-Greater
Michigan Chapter. Free.
Meet other caregivers at support
meetings arranged by Dorothy and
Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult
Day Care Program. Daytime meet-
ings are for caregivers of individuals
with Alzheimer's disease or a related
diagnosis. Evening meetings are for
caregivers of all older adults. No
charge, but RSVP requested to facili-
tators. Onsite respite care available
by advance appointment. Upcoming:
7-9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at Jewish
Senior Life, Fleischman Residence/
Blumberg Plaza, 6710 W. Maple in
Bring children to HUGS (Hope,
Understanding, Growth, Strength), a
weekly divorce support program, 5
p.m. Thursdays (except Thanksgiving),
through Dec. 2, at Temple Israel in
West Bloomfield. Age-appropriate
groups will learn skills to better cope
with their parents' divorce. Parents
will meet at same time. Kari Provizer,
Janice Tracht and Sari Baskin facili-
tate. Registration: elaine@temple-
israel.org or (248) 661-5700.
Consider volunteering a minimum of
one hour per week, at a school near
you in one of five school districts,
through Hadassah's Read•Write•Nowl
Partners Tutoring Program. Longacre
Elementary School in Farmington Hills
needs after-school volunteers for
students in Kindergarten and grades 1
and 3. No special training needed, just
to love reading with children. Details:
Sort donations of books, records and
videos for Bookstock used media
sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, at
Bloomfield Plaza, southwest corner
of Maple and Telegraph, Bloomfield
Township. Sale dates: May 15-22, at
Laurel Park Place, 37700 W. Six Mile,
Livonia. www.bookstockinfo.com or
(248) 645-7840, ext. 365.
Help low-income clients fill out online
applications required to get state ben-
efits, including the Food Assistance
Program (FAP) or bridge card program,
through new Paperwork Project start-
ed by Jewish Community Relations
Council. For next volunteer training
session, contact Sarah Crane, commu-
nity relations associate: scrane@jfmd.
org or (248) 642-2649.
HOLIDAYS & SHABBAT
Experience Friday Night Soul,
Shabbat services and Torah study,
7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at
Downtown Synagogue,1457 Griswold
in Detroit. downtownsynagogue@
gmail.com or (313) 961-9328.
Listen to relationship expert Rabbi
Shmuley Boteach, author of Kosher
Sex, when he appears as featured
speaker for SYNergy Shabbat
Weekend, Friday night and Saturday
daytime, Nov. 12-13, at Adat Shalom
Synagogue in Farmington Hills.
Schedule of events, including Friday's
Hear talks by Rabbi Tovia Singer, founder of Outreach
Observe Shabbaton Gadol on weekend of Nov. 12-14, at
Judaism, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at Janice Charach
Keter Torah Synagogue in West Bloomfield. Guests
Gallery inside West Bloomfield JCC and 1 p.m. Sunday,
will be Rabbi Michael Kaplan of Yeshiva University,
Nov. 21, at the Shul-Chabad Lubavitch, 6890 W. Maple
Rabbi Benzion Ben Shimon ("The Voice of Sephardic
in West Bloomfield. His international organization works
Melodies") and Rabbi Jeff Ney, rabbinic dean at Akiva
to counter efforts of Christian evangelical groups that
Hebrew Day School in Southfield. www.ketertorah.us or
specifically target Jews for conversion. Free, and includes
light refreshments. Pre-register by Nov. 15: www.jccdet.
• To start off, a family-style dinner will be offered on
org or (248) 432-5692.
Friday, Nov. 12. $18 adult, $12 ages 5-12.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or Eli: (248)
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Hear visiting Dr. Ron Wolfson
speak twice on Saturday, Nov. 13,
at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in
Southfield. Schedule: "Building Good
Tents: Envisioning the Synagogue
of the 21st Century," 9:45 a.m. and
"The Seven Questions You're Asked
in Heaven," 12:30 p.m. Details from
Martha: (248) 357-5544, ext. 46.
Listen to "A Conversation About End
of Life Issues," part of the ASK (Adults
Seeking Knowledge) Lunch Series,
noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at
Temple Israel in West Bloomfield.
The temple's Rabbi Harold Loss and
Rabbi E. B. (Bunny) Freedman, direc-
tor of Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy
Network, will share their insights and
experiences with helping families
through what can be the most difficult
times. $5 includes lunch. Check with
Cheryl for space availability: cheryl®
temple-israel.org or (248) 661-5725.
Participate at ongoing classes, both
at 7:30 p.m.: "Medicine & Morals,"
Tuesdays, and "Encountering Jewish
Civilization," Wednesdays, at The Shul,
Shenkman Building, 6890 W. Maple
in West Bloomfield. $36. Registration:
(248) 788-4000, or drop in.
Come for "Talmud Every Educated
Jew Should Learn" with instructor
Rabbi Steven Rubenstein 8-9:30 p.m.
Mondays, at Congregation Beth Ahm
in West Bloomfield. Some Talmud
study experience recommended. $10/
session for drop-in student. Started
Nov. 8; check with rabbi if enrollment
possible: email@example.com or
(248) 851-6880, ext.17:
• "Walking with Life, Part 1": Rabbi
Rubinstein's series examines what
Jewish tradition teaches about the
human lifecycle.10:30 a.m.-noon
Tuesdays, through Dec.14. $10/ses-
sion; drop-ins allowed.
Try to "Just Say 'Know' to Judaism
noon Wednesdays, at West Bloomfield
JCC. Partners in Torah's lunch-and-
learn series (Nov. 17 and Dec. 1, 8)
is focused on "The Truth About Lying:
Considerations in Speaking Truth."
Rabbi Tzvi Muller's lecture on Nov.
17: "Through the Teeth." $7 per class;
includes lunch. RSVP: justsayknowtoju-