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The Detroit Jewish News, 2012-10-04

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This Friday and Saturday, the DIA takes part in DLECTRICITY,
Midtown's nighttime outdoor festival of art and light.
See robots, shadow puppets, video installations and more.

Friday Night Live!

The Alloy Orchestra provides a live score to The Overcoat,
a 1924 silent film classic long thought to be lost.

Artist Demonstration

Bryan Baker, artistic director of Detroit's Stukenborg Press,
explores the intricacies of letterpress printing
on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Now On View

Picasso and Matisse: The DIA's Prints & Drawings

Coming Soon

Faberge: The Rise and Fall,
October 14, 2012 January 21, 2013.
Tickets on sale now.

Residents of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties
receive free general museum admission!





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October 4 • 2012

Israeli To Give Update
On Masorti Movement
Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington
Hills will host an update from Don
Jacobson on the National Masorti
(Conservative) Movement of Israel at
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16.
He will speak on what the movement
is doing to gain recognition and have
an impact on Israeli society and what
Conservative Jews in America can do to
aid the Masorti struggle for equality.
Jacobson is a president of
Congregation Kehilat HaKerem, Adat
Shalom's sister congregation in Karmiel,
Synagogue members Ruby and
Richard Kushner of Farmington Hills
have visited Kehilat HaKerem and write,
"We have seen how vulnerable Karmiel
is to missile fire from Lebanon ... This
is a chance to meet someone from Israel
on a personal level, who is committed to
impacting religious equality there."
The Kushners are chairing the Oct. 16
program. It is open to the community
at no charge. For information, call (248)

The Happiness
That Is Judaism
Rabbi Aaron Bergman at Adat Shalom
Synagogue in Farmington Hills will pres-
ent "Find a Spiritual Place for Yourself"
at 10 a.m. on four Sundays this fall.
Rabbi Bergman's hamakOhm program
is set for Oct. 28, Nov. 18, and Dec. 2
and 9.
Participants of all ages are invited to
discover internal spirituality and real-
ize that Judaism can make you happier.
Sessions will continue throughout the
year. Individuals may attend any one or
all — each session is a separate experi-
ence. There is no charge.
For information, call (248) 851-5100.

Dennis Ross Speaks
On Mideast Peace
The Detroit Jewish community will host
Ambassador Dennis Ross on Monday,
Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m., at the Berman
Center for the Performing Arts at the
JCC in West Bloomfield, where he will
discuss "Peace in the Middle East: Is It
Ross was a special adviser for the
Persian Gulf under President Barack
Obama and a point man on the peace
process in both the George H.W. Bush
and Bill Clinton administrations.
The talk is presented by the American
Jewish Committee, Jewish Community
Relations Council, Anti-Defamation
League and Jewish Community Center.
It is free, but reservations are required.
Visit dennisross.eventbrite.com or call
(248) 353-7553 or (248) 646-7686.

Black WWII Marines
To Be Honored At HMC
The Holocaust Memorial Center
in Farmington Hills will honor the

Montford Point Marines, the first
African-American group to enter the
U.S. Marine Corps from 1942-1949, dur-
ing a film and presentation 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21.
Montford Point Marine soldiers will
discuss their experience in breaking the
color barrier as well as their courageous
acts of heroism in all theaters of opera-
tion during WWII. Admission is free.
This year, the Montford Point Marines
were awarded the Congressional Gold
Medal. For information, see www.
holocaustcenter. org .

New Calendar Highlights
Cancer Thrivers Network
The Cancer Thrivers Network (CTN) for
Jewish Women will hold a celebration
and preview in honor of the group's new
calendar from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday,
Oct. 17, at the home of Judy Kepes.
Refreshments will be served, and vio-
linist Flo Robbins Paterni will provide
Any woman who has ever had cancer
is invited. To RSVP and for directions,
call Kepes at (248) 334-2844.
The CTN 2013 pocket calendar is
the first for the organization and was
inspired by the film The Calendar Girls,
the story of a British women's group that
raises $200,000 for cancer research.
The CTN calendar was supervised
by Shelly Newman and Susie Yesekno,
with photographs by Susie Yesenko.
It includes photos of CTN members,
resources, and information about cancer
symptoms and prevention.
The calendar is available at no charge
to anyone who needs it, Newman said.
For a copy, contact Karen Siegel at (248)

Scholar At DIA Looks At
Jews In Islamic Countries
The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) and
the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS)
will present "Jewish Creativity Within
the Islamic Worlds:' a talk by scholar Dr.
David Kraemer 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.
24, at the DIA.
Kraemer's lecture
will focus on several of
the pieces from the JTS
Rare Book Collection
currently on display in
the DIA gallery of Art
from Islamic Lands.
The manuscripts,
which will be return-
Dr. David
ing to New York at
the conclusion of the
loan, include a bible
fragment in Arabic from the Cairo
Genizah, circa 10th-11th century, from
the Karaite community; a copy of Moses
Maimonides's Mishna Torah from
Yeman, circa 1490; and Sefer Ma'asiyot
(A Book of Stories) from Iran or Iraq
dated from 1697.
A reception with light hors d'oeuvres
and an open bar will be hosted by the

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