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The Detroit Jewish News, 2012-02-09

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With a new name, this organization continues to forge a bond
between Detroit and the Central Galilee. See page 12.

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Unscripted!

A Michigan native gets to make his mark in the evolving world of
unscripted TV. See page 15.

>> Mixing Cultures

DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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Medical student exchange between Technion and WSU increases
knowledge, caring. See page 14.

Brad Holcman

>> cover story

PhOlograp lc images capture the city that Detroit is.

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Photo
Julia eyes --
Taubman in front of the Michigan
Central Railroad Station

STORY ON PAGE 47

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Women's Health

Komen Foundation's funding decisions
provoked local and national reactions.

Ronelle Grier I Contributing Writer

I

t was a tumultuous week for those

concerned with the efforts to cure and
prevent breast cancer through research
and advocacy.
The uproar began on Jan. 31 when the
Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Foundation announced its decision to stop
providing funding to Planned Parenthood
because its guidelines prohibited support of

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any group under congressional
investigation. An investigation
of Planned Parenthood was
initiated last fall by U.S. Rep.
Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) to see if
Planned Parenthood has used
public funds to fund abortions,
among other allegations.
The announcement was followed by a
torrential nationwide protest. The Komen
Foundation received thousands of emails,
phone calls and letters from groups and
individuals objecting to the elimination
of funding used by Planned Parenthood
to provide free mammograms and breast
cancer screenings for women who could
not afford to pay for these services. Planned

many Walk for

CONTINUED ON PAGE 18

the Cure events.

Breast cancer

survivor Ellyn

Davidson of

Huntington Woods

and her mother,

Vicki Craine, of

Bloomfield Hills,

have walked in

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