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Much To Do!
Photography Of Israel
On Display At Temple
Photographer Sherry Orbach will
have an exhibit, "While I was Hiking:
Photos of Israel;' at Temple Israel's
main entrance, Dec. 21 - April 20.
She was recently awarded first
place from 162 artists narrowed down
to 50 exhibited at the University
of Michigan-Dearborn's Alfred
Berkowitz Gallery. Her winning photo
Accordionist will be exhibited at
Temple Israel. See her website,
Adat Shalom To Show
The Film Crossing Delancey
The Adat Shalom's Men's Club's annual
Family Movie Night will take place
at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, at the
Farmington Hills synagogue. Crossing
Delancey, a 1988 romantic comedy,
will be featured, with Disney's Brave
for children 13 years and younger.
There is a charge of $3 per person
or $7 per family at the door. For infor-
mation call, (248) 851-5100.
JWV To Visit VA Hospital
In Battle Creek Dec. 25
For the 67th consecutive year, the
Michigan Jewish War Veterans and
Ladies Auxiliary will visit the Veterans
Administration Hospital in Battle
Creek on Christmas Day.
The volunteers will be bringing
with them several thousand dollars
worth of donated clothing along with
lap robes, fruit and sundry items for
distribution among the almost 200
veterans who are patients at the hos-
Veterans and others who are inter-
ested in taking part in the event can
contact Joe Goldring at (248) 862-
The bus will board for Battle Creek
at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 25, at Temple
Beth El in Bloomfield Township.
Lend A Hand
On Mitzvah Day
Detroit's Jewish community will wel-
come fellow volunteers from the area's
Muslim community on Tuesday, Dec.
25, to take part in Mitzvah Day, the
annual single largest day of volunteer-
ing by Detroit's Jewish community.
Volunteers of all ages will partici-
pate in dozens of social service proj-
ects so that their Christian neighbors
can celebrate Christmas with their
Mitzvah Day is presented by
the Jewish Community Relations
Council and the Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit. "Step forward
and celebrate the strength of our com-
munity" is the theme.
Nearly 1,000 Jewish volunteers
will be joined for the fourth year by
their Muslim neighbors to take part
in "mitzvahs" (good deeds), aiding
Detroit area social service agencies at
40 different community sites.
Volunteer teams will fan out to sites
throughout Metro Detroit. Project
times vary, running between 6:45 a.m.
and 4 p.m. Many grandparents, par-
ents and children volunteer together
as families. Activities include visits to
older adults in nursing care facilities,
preparing and serving holiday meals,
and delivering toys and gifts to fami-
lies in need.
Mitzvah Day event chairs are Janet
Berman, Micki Grossman and Hy
Safran. For information, call the
Jewish Community Relations Council,
Middle Schoolers Invited To
BBYO Regional Convention
For the first time, the BBYO Regional
Convention (RC) will be open to
middle school teens Wednesday-
Saturday, Dec. 26 - 29. It's a highlight
of the year for BBYO's high schoolers
— and now middle school teens can
join in the fun.
BBYO Connect (the middle school
program) will feature separate
activities for sixth, seventh and eighth
grade Jewish teens.
Middle schoolers will enjoy events
such as whirlyball and dinner (on
Wednesday), video and board games
and dodgeball (on Thursday), after-
noon bowling and Shabbat dinner (on
Friday), and VIP seating at the RC
Talent Show on Saturday evening.
"I love RC because it's four days
where you get to be with your friends
and see the amazing sense of broth-
erhood and sisterhood BBYO has to
offer:' said Bri Dines, BBG Regional
N'siah (girls' president).
"BBYO has doubled down on our
commitment to engaging middle
schoolers," said Eric Adelman, direc-
tor of BBYO-Michigan Region. "Too
many see bar and bat mitzvah as the
end of their Jewish journey, rather
than its beginning. We believe that
when they see over 400 teens who
proudly wear their Jewish identity on
their sleeve, it will inspire them to
engage Jewishly during middle and
Any Jewish sixth- to eighth-grader
can attend the RC's middle school
events. RSVP to Danny Bittker, BBYO
program associate, at dbittker@bbyo.
org or (248) 432-5686.
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management guide the bank through
difficult economic times. I believe Bank
of Michigan is now poised for strong
growth and success. I am pleased to be
part of their future.
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