Purchase a 2011 mahj card. $7, or $8
for large print:
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• Greater Detroit Chapter of
Hadassah: Send check, payable to
Hadassah, to: Debbie Cohen, 5540 S.
Piccadilly, West Bloomfield, MI 48322.
Office: (248) 683-5030.
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• National Council of Jewish Women:
Greater Detroit Section sells cards at
26400 Lahser, Southfield, MI 48034.
Meet other caregivers at support
meetings sponsored 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 arrangement. Upcoming:
1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, and
5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, at JVS,
29699 Southfield Road in Southfield.
Dorothy Moon: (248) 233-4392. Also:
7-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, at Jewish
Senior Life, Fleischman Residence/
Blumberg Plaza, 6710 W. Maple in West
Bloomfield. Fran Cook: (248) 592-5032.
HOLIDAYS 6, SHABBAT
Experience Friday Night Soul,
Shabbat services and Torah study,
7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at
Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue in
com or (313) 962-4047.
Come for "Talmud Every Educated
Jew Should Learn" with instructor
Rabbi Steven Rubenstein 8-9:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 13, at Congregation
Beth Ahm in West Bloomfield. Some
Talmud study experience recommend-
ed. $10/session; drop-ins welcome.
firstname.lastname@example.org or (248) 851-
• "Walking with Life, Part 1": Rabbi
Rubinstein's series examines what
Jewish tradition teaches about the
human lifecycle.10:30 a.m.-noon
Tuesday, Dec. 14. $10/session; drop-ins
Attend Rabbi Aaron Starr's lunch and
learn discussing "The Rape of Dina,"
following Shabbat lunch Saturday,
Dec. 11, at Congregation Shaarey
Zedek in Southfield. RSVP to Karen:
email@example.com or (248)
354-5544, ext. 60.
• Tuesday, Dec. 14,1 p.m.: Opera
movie with facilitator Joe Tazelaar.
Free. Also, 2 p.m.: Musical adventure
with Fabs Kaldobsky. Free.
Drop in for "Herzl at 150," a series
of DVD lectures by Prof. Howard
Lupovitch, 1 p.m. Wednesdays, at
Congregation Beth Ahm in West
Bloomfield. Dec. 15 topic: "Herzl as
Founder and Organizer of First World
Jewish Congress." Nancy Kaplan will
facilitate discussion. Free. (248) 737-
1931 or firstname.lastname@example.org
• Wednesday, Dec. 15,1 p.m.: Watch
A Brivele Der Mamen, starring Molly
Picon, presented by COJAR. Yiddish
movie with English subtitles lasts 100
minutes. Free. Also, 1-3 p.m.: Play cards
with the Bridge Club.
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. RSVP sug-
gested: (248) 788-4000.
West Bloomfield JCC: (248) 967-
• Monday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m.: Men's Club
in Room 204. Free. Also, 2 p.m.: Listen
to last act of the opera, Pagliacci,
with facilitator Joe Tazelaar in the
Greenberg Suite. $3.
• Wednesday, Dec. 15,1:30 p.m.:
Memory Club and Brain Teasers with
Ronnie Berman in Room 205. $3.
Oak Park JCC: (248) 967-4030.
• Monday, Dec. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.: Dr.
Charles Silow leads weekly support
group for Holocaust survivors.
Feel inspired watching Sonia
Flew, a play based on true story
of Operation Pedro Pan, which
transported 14,000 children out of
Cuba in 1960, at Jewish Ensemble
Theatre inside West Bloomfield JCC.
Preview shows: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
and Thursday, Dec. 8-9, and 5
• Thursday, Dec. 16,10:30 a.m.: cur-
rent events with facilitator David
Weiner. Also, noon-2 p.m.: lunch and
concert. Nonrefundable lunch charge
($2.75) due with RSVP by Dec. 14.
Concert featuring Marty Mandelbaum
and Pam Michael at 1 p.m. $1 charge
for concert only.
• Friday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m.: Express
yourself in the Writer's Corner, assist-
ed by Prof. Norma Goldman. Also, 1
p.m. Join tri-lingual Shabbat service
led by Ida Kogan in Hebrew, Russian
and English. Challah and juice will be
Try a progressive Israel experience
offering opportunities for learning
and social justice activism through
Ameinu's Kibbutz Program Center.
Ages 18-25 invited to register by Dec.
15 for Jewish-Bedouin service-learning
program in the Negev desert, under
auspices of NISPED-AJEEJ. Dates:
Feb. 6-May 26.
Ameinu Detroit: (248) 967-3170.
p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11. Opening
night: 8:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Performed
Thursdays through Sundays,
including matinees, through Jan. 2.
or (248) 788-2900.
Will David Young as Orfeo and
Sarah Kamoo as Pilar in Sonia
Flew at the JET.
Complete application and initial inter-
view with JVS by Jan. 31, for eight-
week, paid summer internships offered
by Cook Jewish Occupational Intern
(JOIN) program. Open to fulltime
undergraduate or graduate students
who are tri-county residents. JVS:
www.jvsdet.org or 9248) 233-4233.
Bring the whole family to Tot Shabbat
Saturday, Dec. 11, at Temple Beth El,
7400 Telegraph in Bloomfield Twp. The
morning includes an informal service
at 9:30 a.m. and snack and crafts at
10. RSVP to religious school: (248)
All are invited to Congregation Beth Ahm's annual
Celebrate at a post-Chanukah community-wide
Hunger Shabbat at morning services Saturday, Dec.
party sponsored by Jewish Parents Institute
11. Members of the Tikkun Olam (repairing the world)
10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, in the
Committee will symbolically present a $14,000
Teen Center, just outside West Bloomfield JCC.
grant from Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger,
Free event will offer food, crafts, singing, games
to representatives of the Gleaners Food Bank of
and a talent show. Guests invited to bring
pennies for upcoming Tzedakah Fair and non-
The committee makes hunger relief a priority effort
perishable item(s) for donation to Yad Ezra, the
at Beth Ahm throughout the year. For information contact Tikkun Olam Committee chair Nancy
Take youngsters, toddler age and
older, to Kids Corner on Saturdays,
at Young Israel of Southfield.
Schedule: www.yisrael.org or (248)
Come prepared for Jumpn &
a musical open gym experience for
babies through age 4, attending with
an adult, 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec.
9, through Jan. 27, at Congregation
Shaarey Zedek in Southfield. Free.
or (248) 357-5544, ext. 43.
Calendar on page 58
kosher food pantry. Marci: (248) 432-5472.
Kalef (248) 353-2145 or e-mail email@example.com .
December 9 • 2010