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April 05, 2012 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2012-04-05

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VI:I L a
HoAiE AwAy FRom HaliE

University of Michigan historian
Deborah Dash Moore has been select-
ed as recipient of the 2012 Lee Max
Friedman Award Medal. The award
will be presented in June 2012 at the
Scholars Conference of the Academic
Council of the American Jewish
Historical Society in New York. The
medal is awarded biennially by the
American Jewish Historical Society
(AJHS) to an individual deemed to
have rendered distinguished service in
the field of American Jewish history.
The committee chose Dash Moore "on
the merits of her eminent scholarship,
innovative contributions, mentorship of
younger scholars, and ongoing leader-
ship in the field."

Rachel Sweet, 18, was
named "Miss
Lawrence Tech 2012"
at a pageant hosted by
the university in early
February. She is the
daughter of Ben and
Remy Sweet and the
youngest sister of
Jeremy, Amanda and Isaac. Her very
proud grandmother is Shirley Sweet.
Rachel is a freshman at Lawrence
Technological University, studying
audio engineering. Contestants are
asked a random question that could
range from politics, current events or
involving their platform statement.
Rachel's topic was human trafficking.

One lucky winner will
receive one round trip
courtesy ticket to Israel

meetings. Cook is the
technology director for
the Blissfield School
District in Michigan.
He earned a bach-
elor's degree at Adrian
College and a master's
degree in educa-
tional technology
from the University of
Michigan. His parents are Barbara and
Jerry Cook.

The Arc of Oakland
County marked
Disabilities Month by
naming Farmington
Hills-based JARC as
the Provider Agency of
the Year at the annual
Dove Awards. Also honored is Richard
Graff of Oak Park, a participant in JARC's
Independent Living Services program,
with the Sheldon Dunn Inspiration Award
for spearheading the annual "Heart To
Heart" social action project, which pre-
pares and delivers candy gift baskets and
cards to sick and needy children.

At the annual meeting of the Michigan
Association of Computer Users in
Learning (MACUL), Matthew Cook
was named Outstanding Technology
Coordinator of the Year. He has been
a presenter at several prior annual

Sixteen-year-old Tova
Braver, a student at
Bais Yaakov of Detroit,
has been accepted as
the fashion editor on
the editorial board of
YALDAH Magazine, a
national magazine "for
Jewish girls, by Jewish
girls." Braver is one of 20 girls selected
for the 2012 board and is already at work
creating her first fashion page. For infor-
mation, visit www.yaldah.com.

Korotkin Insurance Group
Is Committed To JARC
Korotkin Insurance Group has named
JARC, a nonprofit provider of commu-
nity-based residential services for peo-
ple with developmental disabilities, as
the beneficiary of its 100th anniversary.
The firm and the Korotkin family
have pledged $50,000 to support JARC
and are committed to raising an addi-
tional $50,000 in matching contribu-
tions to reach its goal of $100,000 (to
celebrate 100 years).
Along with this donation and cam-
paign, the team will be sponsoring,
organizing and volunteering at several
JARC community events throughout
the year, including a fall fix-up, flower-
a-thon, Spring Elation and a commem-
orative celebratory barbeque at one of
JARC's group homes.
To support JARC with a donation
to the Korotkin Insurance Group
Centennial Anniversary Fund, call (248)

Breast Cancer's Pink Fund
Gains Corporate Sponsor
Title Connect LLC will benefit the
Michigan-based breast cancer foun-
dation, the Pink Fund with an initial
donation of $1,500 and a commit-
ment to donate $3 from each closing
it facilitates this year.
The Pink Fund, founded in 2006
by President Molly MacDonald, offers
non-medical financial assistance to
unemployed breast cancer patients in
active treatment.
Jeff Gunsberg, vice-president and
partner of the Bingham Farms-based
title firm, said, "We hope we can help
make a difference in our community
to those who find themselves faced
with the challenges brought on by
breast cancer!'
For more information on Title
Connect LLC, visit www.title-connect.
com. For more information on the
Pink Fund, visit www.thepinkfund.

of El
Al Airlines, the official airline of
the Walk For Israel. Raffle will be conducted

the day of the walk and announced the

same day. Must be present to




Sunday, May 6, 2012

10:00 am - Walk Programs Start/Open to the Public
12:00 pm - Kosher Lunch (no charge)
1:00 pm - Walk Starts

Community-wide Event
Hosted by Temple Shir Shalom

(3999 Walnut Lake Rd., corner of
Orchard Lake and Walnut Lake Rd.)

Convenient nearby parking & shuttle service available.

Become a Fan!





Temple Shir Shalom

Michigan Board of Rabbis

Israel Emergency Alliance

jbrooksdesign, Inc.

The Detroit Jewish News

National Council of Jewish Women

Jiffy Signs, Inc. & JS Printing

Suretta & Alan Must

Temple Israel

Friends of Israel

Fran Bell

Temple Beth El

Amy & Andre Douville

Greater Detroit Chapter of Hadassah

News/Talk 760 WJR

Zionist Organization of America

Akiva Hebrew Day School

B'nai B'rith Enlighten America


Israel Ministry of Tourism

Congregation Beth Ahm

Congregation B'nai Moshe

Michigan Israel Business Bridge

Hillel Day School of Metro Detroit

Adat Shalom Synagogue

Michigan Jewish Institute

Congregation Beth Shalom

Congregation Shaarey Zedek

The Birmingham Temple

Jerusalem Pizza

Volunteers for Israel

B'nai B'rith Youth Organization

Temple Kol Ami


Anti-Defamation League

Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit

Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit

B'nai Israel Synagogue

Jewish Community Relations Council .

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces

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