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Technion Professor
Explains Israeli Rockets
Technion-Israel Institute of
Technology's Professor Benny Natan
will speak on "Maintaining Israel's
Superior Defense through Rocket
Technology" on Thursday, Jan. 12.
Natan is on
Technion's faculty of
aerospace engineer-
ing and heads its
Missile Propulsion
Laboratory. He will
talk about the devel-
opment. of rockets for
Israel's military and
Benny Natan
aerospace programs
and share insights into the develop-
ment of key systems deployed in the
security of Israel.
His lecture will be held in the
American Technion Society office,
30230 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 155,
Farmington Hills. Continental break-
fast at 7:30 a.m.; program at 8 a.m. No
solicitation. No charge.
For registration, contact American
Technion Society by email at leah@ats.
org or phone at (248) 737-1990.

Professor Rockaway
To Speak At HMC
Robert Rockaway, native Detroiter, now
professor emeritus in the Department
of Jewish History at Tel Aviv University,
will return to the Holocaust Memorial
Center (HMC) on Sunday, Jan. 15, for
a brief but in-depth retrospective on
"Three Infamous Anti-Semitic Trials:
Alfred Dreyfus, Mendel Beilis and Leo
Frank."
The three trials were France's pros-
ecution of Alfred Dreyfus for treason,
Russia's blood libel trial of Mendel
Beilis, and Georgia's trial and lynching
of Leo Frank of Atlanta. Each of them
influenced the course of Jewish history
and each had an impact on the nations
where the trials occurred. Professor
Rockaway will speak to the "how and
why this occurred."
The HMC is located at 28123
Orchard Lake Road in Farmington
Hills. The event begins at 3 p.m., and
there is no charge. Advance registra-
tion is not necessary, but seating is
limited. For information, call (248)
553-2400, ext. 12.

JCC Library Holds
Winter Book Sale
The Jewish Community Center of
Metropolitan Detroit's Henry and Delia
Meyers Library and Media Center
will host a winter used book sale
Wednesday, Jan. 11-Sunday, Jan. 22.
The sale includes fiction, nonfiction,
cookbooks, history, Judaica, children's
books and more.
Sale hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

METROPOLITAN DETROIT

ISRAEL BONDS

Sunday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-
Thursday. All proceeds benefit the
library.
The Meyers Library is located on the
lower level of the JCC, 6600 W. Maple
Road in West Bloomfield. For informa-
tion, call Francine Menken, (248) 432-
5546, or visit www.jccdet.org.

Temple Israel Seeks Teen
Magazine Contributors
Teens can become a published author
or artist in Teen Omanut (Teen Arts), a
literary arts journal created by teens in
the Youth Federation of Temple Israel
in West Bloomfield (YFTI).
This year, the theme of the journal is
"If I am not for myself, who will be for
me?" Submissions in fiction, nonfic-
tion, poetry, photography, drawing and
graphic design will be accepted. The
top authors and artists from each cat-
egory will be awarded a $360 academic
scholarship.
All Jewish high school students are
invited to submit up to two entries (one
per category) to www.theYFTIwebsite.
corn.
For more information about Teen
Omanut, visit wwwtheYFTlwebsite.com
or contact Zack Chutz, youth program
director at Temple Israel, at (248) 661-
5700 or zchutz@temple-israel.org .

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CONGRATULATES

LISA & GARY
SHIFFMAN

WHO WILL RECEIVE THE UNITED JERUSALEM MEDALLION

PRESENTED BY

DR. YUVAL STEINITZ

ISRAEL MINISTER OF FINANCE

THE INTERNATIONAL
PRIME MINISTER'S CLUB DINNER

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2012

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Skating Party
Planned For Families
The Adat Shalom Men's Club and its
Education and Youth Department will
sponsor a Family Ice Skating Party at
3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Novi Ice
Arena. An optional dinner of kosher
pizza, salad, dessert and drinks will be
served at 5 p.m.
Dinner and skating charge is $5/
person. There is a $3 fee to rent skates.
Dinner only is $5/person.
RSVP by Jan. 11. Checks payable
to the Adat Shalom Men's Club may
be sent to 29901 Middlebelt Road,
Farmington Hills, MI 48334.
For information, call (248) 851-
5100.

Young Familes
Share Havdalah
The Adat Shalom Synagogue Young
Families Group invites the community
to "Saturday Night Lights:' a Havdalah
program for families with children
kindergarten and younger, beginning
at 5:15 p.m. on Jan. 14.
At 6 p.m. the group will observe
Havdalah, do a craft and have play-
time. Older "sibs" are welcome.
There is no charge, but reserva-
tions are required. Email chairpersons
Lauren Reich at laurenhannareich@
hotmail.com or Jen Weinstein at
jlweinstein@sbcglobal.net to make a
reservation.

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