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Calendar from page 57

Project Chessed Wins Kudos, Grant

Jewish Sports Fans

Join Prof. Howard Lupovitch for his talk,

"The Jewish Fan and the Jew as Sports

Writer — Why Do We Love the Game So

Much?" Thursday, Nov. 18, at Cong. Beth

Ahm in West Bloomfield. Pizza at 5:30,

lecture at 6, minyan at 7. Sponsored by

Men's Club but open to all. $6. RSVP

to Paul by 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.17:

darmon@flash.net or (248) 739-9370.


Apply for an interest-free, deferred
student loan for college through Nov.
15, from JVS Jewish Educational Loan
Service, Need-based loans are avail-
able to Metro Detroit Jewish residents.
Applications: mberman@jvsdet.org or
(248) 233-4209.

Chuckle at Dave & Ethan, two Jewish
comedians from New York City, at


Bring children and grandchildren
for age-appropriate programs, Tot
Shabbat (up to age 5), Shabbat Club
(grades K-6) and Birthday Shabbat, all
on Saturday, Nov. 20, at Congregation
Beth Ahm in West Bloomfield. Light
lunch with congregation follows.
Details from Dave: dgoodman@cbahm.
org or (248) 851-6880.

Celebrate the day of rest at Tot
Shabbat 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13,

at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in
Southfield. Program for ages 2-7. Light
lunch with congregation follows. RSVP



Bring your child — baby through 2-1/2
years — to monthly play group offer-
ing music, gym and Shabbat snacks 11
a.m.-noon Fridays, Nov. 12 and Dec.
10, at Temple Israel, West Bloomfield.
Free. RSVP Michelle: (248) 661-5700
or michelle@temple-israel.org .

Students in grades 1-6, attend spe-
cial service and discussion focused
on the weekly Torah portion with
participating community educa-
tors, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13,
at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in
Southfield. Parents may attend too.
Rabbi Aaron Starr:
rabbistarr@shaareyzedek.org .

annual "Night of Hilarity & Charity"
7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at LIVE at
PJ's, 102 S. First Street in Ann Arbor.
Sponsored by Young Adult Division
of Jewish Federation of Greater Ann
Arbor. $30 includes kosher appetiz-
ers. www.jewishannabor.org or Avram:
(734) 677-0100.

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to Megan: mtopper@shaareyzedek.org
or (248) 357-5544, ext. 43.

Admire works by artist Marc Chagall
when family and friends from West
Bloomfield's Cong. Beth Ahm visit the
Chagall for Children exhibit 10-11:30
a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at Shalom
Street inside West Bloomfield JCC. $3
per child; no charge for accompany-
ing adults. Cheese pizza lunch ($5)
by advance reservation: judygg123@
aol.com or (248) 705-2617. Museum:
(248) 432-5465.

Laugh at puppet show, The Frog
Prince, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at Oak
Park Library,14200 Oak Park Blvd.
(248) 691-7483.

Submit event listings to the
Calendar by our noon Tuesday
deadline, nine days prior
to publication.
E-mail Calendar listings and
questions to

calendar@thejewishnews.com .

For telephone inquiries, call

David Sachs at (248) 351-5140.

Project Chessed, a program of Jewish
Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit,
has been named one of the nation's
50 most innovative Jewish nonprofits
in Slingshot '09/10, a resource guide
for Jewish innovation.
Since 2005, Slingshot has iden-
tifyied pathfinding and trailblazing
organizations grappling with concerns
in Jewish life such as identity, commu-
nity, tradition and basic needs.
Project Chessed was chosen by a
panel of 36 foundation profession-
als from across North America. This
was its third consecutive year being
featured in Slingshot. It was also the
second consecutive year that Project
Chessed was designated as one of only
10 organizations to receive a capac-
ity building grant from the Slingshot
Fund, a collective giving mechanism to
support innovative Jewish life.
The grant was announced by
Slingshot investor Ariella Lis. Ariella,
a native Detroiter, lives in Boston and
frequently commutes to New York to
take an active role in the Slingshot
Leadership in Philanthropy Program. In
her remarks, Lis cited the importance
of healing in Jewish tradition and the
work of Project Chessed in bringing
healing to so many who are uninsured

Shul Food

The community is invited to these events:

• Temple Beth El in Bloomfield Township: Experience Shabbat Light, a brief informal service that allows time to

connect, catch your breath and therefore lift your spirits, 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. Dr. Jill Syme will speak. Shabbat dinner
at 7. Dinner check ($20 adult, $15 child), goes to Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48301.
RSVP to Mark: (248) 851-1100, ext. 3146.

• Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield: Participate in Music & Motzi, a musical Shabbat service with a band
and dinner 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. Guest speaker Dr. Ron Wolfson's topic will be "Blessings & Kisses: The Power of

Family as Jewish Educator." Activities planned for young children. $22 adult; $44 for family of five. RSVP to Martha:
mgoldberg@shaareyzedek.org or (248) 357-5544, ext. 46.

• Congregation B'nai Moshe in West Bloomfield: In commemoration of its 100-year anniversary, enjoy a full

Hungarian-style dinner to honor the heritage of the shul's founders, 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14. $29 adult, $18 ages
5-12. RSVP: (248) 788-0600.

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and unable to access health care.
The citation reads, in part: "Project
Chessed has been a miraculous part-
nership among hundreds of doctors and
hospitals, which is a completely new
model for the uninsured ... This is the
right thing to do until this country sees
caring for all as a priority ... Slingshot
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After the conference, Karen Sosnick
Schoenberg, chair of the Project
Chessed Advisory Council, said,
"Slingshot exposes us to a vibrant fund-
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work to grow our capacity and take our
programming to the next level."
According to Will Schneider, the
director of Slingshot, "2010 was the
most competitive year that Slingshot
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