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» Live In The D
Detroit Nation's expats hold planning weekend back home; join
Live Detroit Fund party in Corktown. See page 12.
»Hot Diggity Dog!
Ford Field gains a new kosher hot dog stand supervised by the
Vaad. See page 16.
» Shoes, Purses, Mahjong
DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
New exhibition at the JCC's Charach Gallery focuses on some
women's favorites. See page 43.
Larry Horwitz and his son, Aidin, 13, of
Windsor check out the kosher hot dogs.
>> cover story
Occupy Wall Street
Former Detroiters supporting the movement
are arrested in New York.
Federation allocations keep local needs,
elderly, education, young adults in mind.
ou might think that raising $32.6 million
dollars is the hard part. But allocating those
' dollars to meet the needs of the Metro Detroit
Jewish community and representing its interests nation-
ally, internationally and in Israel isn't so easy either.
But that is what the 26-member Planning and
Allocations Steering Committee of the Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit, with an assist from staff, has done
once again this year.
Federation released an outline of its 2011-12 alloca-
tions at its Oct. 5 annual meeting and just put it, and the
narrative portion of its Budget and Allocations report,
online last week at www.jewishdetroit.org . They provide
an overview of what is being done with the proceeds
from its $29.3 million Annual Campaign, the $3.3 mil-
lion Challenge Fund for local needs and the $4.8 million
it has brought in from state grants, agency endowment
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Justin Wedes, formerly of Huntington Woods, is part of the social media team for Occupy Wall Street.
Esther Allweiss Ingber
Special to the Jewish News
wo former Detroiters — Justin Wedes, who
grew up in Huntington Woods, and Bonnie
Garvin, formerly of Southfield — were
arrested recently in separate incidents at Occupy Wall
Street (OWS) in New York City. They say the arrests
will not disrupt their commitment to the cause.
Initially ignored by the mainstream media, Occupy
Wall Street has become an outlet for the disaffected
to speak out against economic and social injustices
in this country. In mid-September, OWS protesters
set up camp in Zuccotti Park/Liberty Plaza in New
York's Financial District.
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A First Step
Rabbi Daniel Syme
with an honor from
at the inaugural
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Jews and African Americans gather to
begin reforging a strained alliance.
SEE STORY PAGE 14