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The Detroit Jewish News, 2012-06-21

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IRP's Lecture Series
Eyes American Politics

The Jewish Community Center of
Metropolitan Detroit's Institute for
Retired Professionals (IRP) will host
the annual Kirsh Lecture Series,
"American Politics in a Global Age," fea-
turing Professor Howard N. Lupovitch,
throughout the
month of July.
Lupovitch is the
Waks Family Chair
in Jewish Studies
in the History
Department at
the University of
Western Ontario in
London and author
of Jews and Judaism
in World History
All programs are open to the public
and will be held Wednesdays, 2:30-4
p.m., at the Berman Center for the
Performing Arts at the JCC in West
Bloomfield. The talks are:
July 11: "Does Europe Still Matter?"
July 18: "Immigration Restrictions:
Good or Bad for America?"
July 25: "Does America Need a
Third Major Political Party?"
There is no charge for IRP mem-
bers. The cost for the general public is
$6 per lecture.
Advanced tickets may be ordered
by calling the Berman box office at
(248) 661-1000 or at www.theberman.
org. All tickets will be held at will call
or may be purchased the days of the
The late Harry Kirsh was an active
member of the Institute for Retired
Professionals. His family established
the Harry Kirsh Fund, providing an
annual lecture series concerning inter-
national relations.

Summer Day Camp
At Darchei Torah

Camp Simcha, a day camp on the prem-
ises of Yeshivas Darchei Torah, 21550
W. 12 Mile, Southfield, will take place
Monday-Friday, July 2-27.
Activities include learning, crafts, trips
and swimming. Contact Rabbi Tuvia
Weiss or Breindy Weiss at (248) 357-3560.

Home Makeover
Is Raffle Prize

A $36,000 home makeover is the grand
prize at a raffle sponsored by the Kollel
Institute of Michigan.
Tickets are $50 each or 2/$90, 3/$120 or
4/$150. The drawing will be held on July 2.
For information, call (248) 968-1891
or visit www.thekollelauction.com .

Kindertransport Talk
At Holocaust Center

Kindertransport (Children's Transport)
was the name given to rescue efforts
that brought thousands of refugee
Jewish children to Great Britain from
Nazi Germany and German-annexed
countries between 1938 and 1940.
Hear Hans Winmann and Edith
Maniker, two of the rescued children,
discuss their experiences with this
incredible effort during the Holocaust.
The free event is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday,
June 24, at the Holocaust Memorial
Center, Farmington Hills.

Delivery Problems

Mail delivery of last week's Jewish
News was delayed by one or two
days in some areas because of
problems at the U.S. Post Office.
If you did not receive a paper
at all, please call the circulation
department at (248) 351-5120.
We apologize to our readers for
any inconvenience.

Downtown Synagogue Announces Board

The Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue recently elected its new board. In the
back row are Carter Agree, DaVid Powell, Dan Robin (first vice president), Oren
Goldenberg, Jackie Victor, Jodee Fishman Raines and Jon Koller. In the front
row are Dr. Martin Herman (immediate past president), Mitch Alexander (sec-
ond vice president), Leor Barak (president), Liz Kannon (secretary), Dolores
Galea (treasurer) and Rena Friedberg. Missing from the photo are Blair Nosan
and Jay Bassin.


Ask Attorney
Ken Gross


Between Summer
And Winter

In zumer s'is hays,* so zahy nisht**
a fool
And gay shayn*** tzum yahm****
or swim in the pool.
In vinter s'is kalt,***** you
almost can freeze
Mir zukhn di zun******
wherever it is.
A bisel fun dos un fun dos*******
would be cool.

* zumer s'is hays — summer it's
** zahy nisht — don't be
***gay shayn — go already
**** tzum yahm — to the beach
***** vinter s'is kalt — winter it's
****** Mir zukhn di zun — we
look for the sun
******* A bisel fun dos un fun dos
a little from this and from that

- Rachel Kapen

Temple Emanu-El
Installs Lay Leadership

Temple Emanu-El of Oak Park
installed its lay leadership for the
2012-13 year at Shabbat services on
June 8.
Lay leaders are President Mitchell
Meisner, Administrative Vice-President
David Hart, Financial Vice-President
Dennis Kayes, Membership Vice-
President Ruthanne Okun, Religious
Vice-President and President Elect
Bruce Klein, Education Vice-President
Wendy Bakst, Treasurer Richard Gold,
Secretary Debra Walter and Immediate
Past-President Steven L. Permut.
Board Trustees include Nancy
Hoffman Collens, Marilyn Kaczander
Cohen, Lynn Cooper, Dan Danzig,
Rachel A. Frank, Staci Hirsch, Harvey
Hurwitz, Laura Sacks Kohn, Marty
Leibowitz, Bob Levitt, Michael
Patterson, Michael Phillips, Debora
Renner, Ken Rosen, Gabi Silver, Joel
Topf, Russell Wise, and Rick Zussman.
Officers of the ARMS are
Brotherhood President Michael
Phillips, Sisterhood Presidents Rae
Mandel and Robin Gold, and TEMTY
President Julia Klein.
The Nominating Committee includ-
ed Chair Steven L. Permut, and Lynn
Cooper, Richard Gold, Jill Hart, Harvey
Hurwitz, Glenn Lapin and Rae Mandel.

Can you really
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