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Much To Do!
SUNDAY, NOV. 6
Through Nov. 14. Bid on travel, jewelry,
shopping, tickets, memorabilia and other
items during the Hillel Online Auction.
Proceeds will support Jewish student life on
Michigan campuses. www.biddingforgood.
com/mihillels Contact Sheri at hillelad@
wayne.edu or 313-577-3459; or Jonathon at
Jonathon@msuhillel.org or 517-332-1916.
11 am-3 pm. New and gently used toys,
clothes and other items for families at
Temple Israel, West Bloomfield. If still avail-
able, table rental is $36; contact michelle@
temple-israel.org or 248-661-5700.
MONDAY, NOV. 7
9:45 am. Rabbi Arianna Gordon, director of
Education at Temple Israel, West Bloomfield,
will facilitate Adult Book Clubs' discussion of
Devotion by Dani Shapiro. $12 with continen-
tal breakfast; same price for evening group's
dinner, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. RSVP:
email@example.com or 248-661-5700.
LEARN MAH JONG
1:30 pm. Master player Lorraine Farber
teaches the ancient tiles game at Janice
Charach Gallery in West Bloomfield JCC.
Limited seating. Free. Registration: 248-
GET BAZAAR TABLE
Ongoing. Rent a table at annual Sisterhood
Chanukah Bazaar at Temple Emanu-El, Oak
Park. $50/$40 for members. Vendors retain
all proceeds from sales. RSVP/questions:
Wendy, firstname.lastname@example.org .
TUESDAY, NOV. 8
10-11 am. Bring your 4- or 5-year-old for
special story, musical activity and snack
at Hillel Day School, 32200 Middlebelt,
Farmington Hills. Also offered same day at
1:30-2:30 pm. RSVP by Nov. 4: aschlussel@
hillelday.org or Amy, 248-539-1484.
1:30-3:30 pm. Dorothy & Peter Brown
Jewish Community Adult Day Care Program
of Jewish Senior Life offers support group
for family caregivers of older adults, held
at JVS, 29699 Southfield Road, Southfield.
Free. Respite care available by advance
reservation only. RSVP: Dorothy, 248-233-
ROLE OF A BOWL
4:30-7:30 pm. Participate in "Make a Bowl
... Feed a Soul," learning how an empty bowl
can feed the hungry, at Cong Beth Ahm,
West Bloomfield. Free. Nina: 248-851-6880.
Wear comfortable clothing. No RSVP neces-
sary. Information about group: Susan, sye-
email@example.com or 248-320-3105.
7:30 pm. Social worker Barbara Gordon
facilitates Tuesday evening support group
at Temple Israel, West Bloomfield. RSVP
required: sbrovenick@temple-israeiorg or
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9
4:30-8 pm. Aron Bell, the last surviving
Bielski brother, will host Q&A session fol-
lowing hands-on educator institute, "Jewish
Resistance and the Bielski Partisans," at
JCC of Greater Ann Arbor, 2935 Birch
Hollow Drive, Ann Arbor. Learn to teach
with the film Defiance. Sponsors include
Holocaust Memorial Center and Frankel
Center for Judaic Studies. Free for educa-
tors; includes DVDs, curriculum and a veg-
etarian dinner. Details: www.jewishpartisans.
org . RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or
6:30 pm. Parents of prospective students,
grades K-8, can meet teachers and students
at Hillel Day School, 32200 Middlebelt,
Farmington Hills. RSVP by Nov. 4: aschlus-
email@example.com or Amy, 248-539-1484.
6:30 pm. Program on Life in a Jar: The
lrena Sendier Project, with author Jack
Mayer, in Berman Center at West Bloomfield
JCC. Free. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or
2-4 pm. Dorothy & Peter Brown Jewish
Community Adult Day Care Program of
Jewish Senior Life holds monthly support
group for family caregivers of individu-
als with Alzheimer's disease or a related
diagnosis, held at Fleischman Residence/
Blumberg Plaza, 6710 W. Maple, West
Bloomfield. Free. Respite care available by
advance reservation only. RSVP: Fran, 248-
MENOPAUSE & CANCER
6-7:30 pm. Karmanos Cancer Institute's
Survivorship University presents lecture for
cancer patients and families, "Menopause
and Cancer," at Gilda's Club, 3517 Rochester,
Royal Oak. Free. RSVP: www.karmanos.org
7 pm. Bais Chabad Torah Center, Jewish
Federation of Metro Detroit and Rohr Jewish
Learning Institute present "Fascinating
Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries
of Judaism," a six-session course at Fisher
Federation Building. 6735 Telegraph,
Bloomfield Township. Details/registration:
www.baischabad.com/JLI or 248-207-5513.
JEWS IN HISTORY
7:30 pm. Dr. George Bornstein, University
of Michigan professor emeritus, speaks
about his book, Blacks, Jews and Irish 1845-
1945, at Grosse Pointe South High School,
11 Grosse Pointe Blvd. at Fisher Road,
Grosse Pointe Farms. $10/ free to teachers/
students with ID. www.gpfriends.org or 313-
343-2074, ext. 6.
CANCER PEER MENTORS
7-8:30 pm. JFS Cancer Resource
Connection sponsors training session for
cancer survivors who would like to volunteer
as peer mentors for people newly diag-
nosed with cancer. Also offered 10-11:30 am
Thursday, Nov.17. RSVP: Shira, syechieli@
jfsdetroit.org or 248-592-3963.
THURSDAY, NOV. 10
TOUR HILLEL DAY
9:30 am. Parents of prospective students,
grades K-8, may observe teachers and stu-
dents interacting during group tour of Hillel
Day School, 32200 Middlebelt, Farmington
Hills. Contact Amy to arrange private tours:
email@example.com or 248-539-1484.
JUMPIN' & JIVIN'
10-11:30 am. Unstructured playtime
for young child with adult companion
held Thursdays (except Thanksgiving) at
Southfield-based Cong. Shaarey Zedek's
musical open gym. Drop-ins and non-mem-
bers welcome. Karen, kdavis@shaareyzedek.
org or 248-357-5544, ext. 60.
LUNCH & WRITERS
7-9 pm. Cancer Thrivers Network for
Jewish Women will host a yoga session with
Susie Rosenfeld at West Bloomfield JCC.
Noon. National Council of Jewish Women-
Greater Detroit Section presents three nov-
elists, including Ellen Feldman, at Authors
Luncheon at West Bloomfield JCC. $30.
November 3 2011
Contact NCJW-GDS for space availability:
www.ncjwgds.org or 248.355.3300, ext. 0.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11
9 am-3:30 pm. Departure/return times
from West Bloomfield JCC for Center
Travel Dept. day trip in Detroit; also 9:30
am-3 pm from Oak Park JCC. See final
dress rehearsal of The Marriage of Figaro
at Detroit Opera House, followed by boxed
lunch from Cadillac Cafe. $72/$62 JCC
member. Marilyn: firstname.lastname@example.org or
6 pm. Family dinner followed by monthly
Music Shabbat service at 7:15 at Cong.
Shir Tikvah, Troy. Rabbi Arnie Sleutelberg
will welcome new members. Dinner has a
charge. RSVP: www.shirtikvah.net or 248-
SATURDAY, NOV. 12
Morning. on "Veteran's Shabbat," Cong.
Shaarey Zedek, Southfield, will again honor
congregants who are veterans of the armed
forces and have served our country. Notify
Martha to participate in service: mgold-
email@example.com or 248-357-5544,
SUNDAY, NOV. 13
9:30 am. Hillel of Metro Detroit will partner
with Jewish Family Service and other Metro
Detroiters to help homebound elderly resi-
dents prepare their homes for winter. Meet
at Oak Park JCC. RSVP by Nov.10: hilleled@
wayne.edu or Neil, 313-577-3459.
12:15-5:30 pm. Bus departure/return times
from West Bloomfield JCC for Center Travel
Dept. day trip in Detroit; also 12:45-5 pm
from Oak Park JCC. See Irving Berlin's clas-
sic musical, White Christmas, 2 pm at Fox
Theatre. $88/$78 JCC member. Marilyn,
firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-432-5471.
MONDAY, NOV. 14
7:30 pm. Arthur Horwitz, publisher of
Detroit Jewish News, moderates panel dis-
cussion, "The American Jewish Voter: One
Year Ahead of the Presidential Election,"
at Adat Shalom Synagogue, Farmington
Hills. Additional co-sponsors: Cohn-Haddow
Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State
University and the Jewish Forum. Panelists:
Dr. Kenneth Wald and Dr. Herbert Weisberg,
both political science professors and Fellows
at Frankel Institute for Advanced Jewish
Studies at University of Michigan. Free, but
requires RSVP: Ruth, cohnhaddowcenter@
wayne.edu or 313-577-2679.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15
7 pm. Eleanor Roosevelt Hadassah Group
presents program on "The Healing and
Culinary Uses of Herbs" at Planterra, 7315
Drake, north of 14 Mile, West Bloomfield.
$5. Opportunity to create a custom planted
herb garden: $15-$25. RSVP by Nov. 8
with check, payable to Hadassah, sent to:
Marcia Bednarsh, 4980 Fair Court Dr., West
Bloomfield 48311. Questions: Marcia, 248-
661-2145; Bobbie, 248-546-4255.
10:30 am-1:30 pm. Instructor will help par-
ticipants prepare a four-course, kosher-style
meal at Sur La Table in Somerset Collection,
Troy. Repeated at same times Wednesday,
Nov.16. $80/$65 for member. RSVP by Nov.
14. email@example.com or Martha,
248-357-5544, ext. 46.
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