Arts, Beats & Treats
Preschoolers at Adat Shalom showed off their
creative talents through art, music and dance.
Jade Wright of Busch's, left, passes out food samples to Robin Tobin-Murav of
Farmington Hills and Robin Reznick of West Bloomfield.
dat Shalom Early Childhood
Center preschoolers showed off
their artistic, musical and dance
talents at Arts, Beats & Treats on March
15. Following an all-school concert with
Hazzan Dan Gross, the youngsters proudly
escorted moms, dads and grandparents
around a diverse art exhibit of colorful
projects they had created in recent months.
The evening was capped off by snacks
and joyful dancing to the tunes of Joel
Annabel Cohen offered a
holiday cooking demonstration at Busch's
n March 22, Annabel Cohen,
gourmet chef, cooking instructor
and JN food columnist, set up
shop at Busch's in West Bloomfield to help
cooks prepare for Passover.
Amid a crowd of about 60, she gave
great tips for the holiday in her relaxed,
easy way, while also offering a live cooking
demonstration and samples of such dishes
as Berenjena (eggplant stew) and layered
roasted tomatoes with matzah meal and
garlic. People also left with some recipes to
try at home.
The event was sponsored by Busch's and
the Detroit Jewish News. ❑
Fourth-graders sing out in the Adat Shalom main sanctuary.
Erin and Ethan Pavey, 2%, of Franklin
were a hit on the dance floor.
Gail Mizruchi and Sara Braverman,
both of West Bloomfield, enjoy some
Berenjena (eggplant stew).
Chef Annabel Cohen offers a cooking
demonstration for attendees.
Alex Upfal and Allen Karas, both 5 and
Leah Gray, 5, of Farmington Hills is
mighty pleased with her self-portrait.
both of West Bloomfield, play on guitars
they made themselves.
At JVS event, Dr. Eva Feldman shares her message of healing and hope.
rade Secrets, a benefit for the JVS Women to Work Program, is about support-
ing and empowering women during life transitions. And renowned researcher,
Dr. Eva Feldman, director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute
and the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery, and research director at the
University of Michigan Health System's ALS Clinic, did just that as she gave the keynote
address and explained how she successfully juggled being a practicing physician and
new mom to become one of the country's top medical researchers. She is at the forefront
Co-chair Diane Farber, emcee Robin Schwartz, co-chair Beth
Gotthelf, keynote speaker Dr. Eva Feldman, co-chair Gwen
of applying stem cell research to human disease.
More than 300 women — and a few good men — attended the event at the
Townsend Hotel, which raised more than $120,000 for the JVS Women to Work Program.
The program helps women enter or return to the workforce after life-changing events,
such as the death, divorce, disability or unemployment of their spouse.
Carol Havis Shapiro was honored at the event with the JVS Women to Work Award.
The event was co-chaired by Diane Farber, Beth Gotthelf and Gwen Weiner. ❑
Carol Shapiro Havis accepts
JVS board members Jodi Neff and
the JVS Women to Work Award. Suzi Dell
Lee Hurwitz, JVS board chair,
and Brian Meer, former chair
April 5 . 2012