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DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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Ethics Course Looks At
Living With Integrity
Rabbi Shneur Silberberg of West
Bloomfield's Tugman Bais Chabad Torah
Center, in partnership with the Rohr
Jewish Learning
Institute (JLI) and
Federation's Alliance
for Jewish Education,
is offering a six-week
course that will
delve into the Jewish
perspective on life's
tough decisions.
Rabbi Shneur
Topics include:
Silberberg
Should you for-
give someone who
harmed you when you cannot do so
sincerely? Should you lie to avoid hurting
your parents' feelings, protect your kids
from a frightening truth or keep a dying
man from knowing his fate?
The course, Living with Integrity:
Navigating Everyday Ethical Dilemmas,
begins during the week of Jan. 27.
Silberberg will conduct the classes twice
weekly: Sunday morning at the Bais
Chabad Torah Center and Thursday eve-
ning at the Jewish Federation building in
Bloomfield Township.
Living with Integrity is intended to
appeal to people at all levels of Jewish
knowledge, including those without
any prior experience or background in
Jewish learning. Attendees need not be
affiliated with a particular synagogue,
temple or other house of worship.
Two local judges approved the course,
geared toward laypeople but also offer-
ing continuing legal education credit for
attorneys.
Retired Oakland Circuit Judge Edward
Sosnick said that the wisdom of the
Torah and Talmud "continue to guide
and direct us through the many difficult
decisions we make in pursuing an ethi-
cal life:'
Federal Judge Avern Cohn added,
"The more education we have, the better
we are as people. This course helps us to
achieve that goal:'
The course will cover six topics: pri-
vacy, forgiveness, parents, charity, honest
and commitments. Scholarships are
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January 17 • 2013

DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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3G Program Seeks
Survivors' Grandkids
The Program for Holocaust Survivors
and Families (PHSF), a service of Jewish
Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit,
will hold an event for its 3Gs program
(grandchildren of Holocaust survi-
vors) from 10 a.m.-noon, Sunday, Jan.
27. This event includes a guided tour
of the Holocaust Memorial Center in
Farmington Hills.
The 3Gs program is designed to

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have grandchildren of survivors meet
in a variety of settings to learn from
each other, share experiences and work
together to promote the memory of the
Holocaust. The PHSF display, Portraits of
Honor: Our Michigan Survivors, will be
viewed and discussed.
The day will begin with coffee and
bagels and a chance to get to know oth-
ers. This is a new program, and each
person who joins is encouraged to share
their input on the group's direction.
RSVP by Thursday, Jan. 24, to Renee
Fein (248) 592-5028, rfein@jslmi.org.

Holocaust Memorial Center
Remembrance Day Tour
The Holocaust Memorial Center in
Farmington Hills will host a museum
tour and special presentation on Sunday,
Jan. 27, in honor of International
Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Admission to the museum is free all day,
although donations still will be accepted.
At 1 p.m., a museum tour takes
attendees through the Henrietta and
Alvin Weisberg Gallery, which houses
an authentic World War II-era boxcar.
Visitors also will visit the popular Time
Line, a circular exhibit that tracks the
history of the Jewish people against
major events in world history over a
period of 4,000 years.
Additionally, the tour will feature
exhibits focusing on the story of World
War II, firsthand accounts from Detroit-
area Holocaust survivors and honors
devoted to the thousands of non-Jews
who saved, or tried to save, at least one
Jew, knowing that they were placing
themselves in mortal danger.
At 2:30 p.m., following a short memo-
rial service, survivor Fred Findling will
give a special presentation detailing his
escape out of Germany without docu-
ments to relatives in Belgium, a succes-
sion of orphanages and a French castle.
Through the efforts of Eleanor Roosevelt
and the Society of Friends, his journey
concluded in the United States.

Jewish National Fund
Community Breakfast
The Jewish National Fund is hosting a
community breakfast beginning at 10
a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Temple Emanu-
El in Oak Park The breakfast is open to
the entire community at no cost. Dietary
laws will be observed.
Guest speaker will be Ron Bernstein, a
full-time shaliach (emissary) for Jewish
National Fund in Houston. Bernstein
founded Kibbutz Yahel in the Negev
in 1977, where he worked up until
2011 as a manager of the Agricultural
Experimental Station at Kibbutz Yotvata,
Yahel's vegetable and citrus operation.
RSVP: visit jnf.org/detroitbreakfast
or contact JNF at (248) 324-3080 or
RSVPmidweststates@jnf. org.

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