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ONGOING

Teaching Teachers

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW

Holocaust Memorial Center and EMU team
up for annual seminar.

judged by the U.S. Embassy
Mike Inqberq
and Hungary's Education
Special to the
Ministry.
Both found the
Jewish News
experience interesting and
useful, and enjoyed the
n a society that guar-
opportunity to speak with
antees free speech, the
presenters,
survivors and
door is wide open for
their
fellow
teachers.
extremism, which in turn
"This
was
our first time
can breed intolerance.
in
the
United
States, and
For the past three years,
we
have
never
been to such
the Holocaust Memorial
a
seminar,"
Zsolt
said. "I
Center Zekelman Family
learned
a
lot
of
things
I never
Campus in Farmington
Standing:
Istvan
Banki,
Hungary,
and
Altin
knew
before:'
Hills and Eastern
Plans already are develop-
Michigan University have Zalo-shnja, Grosse Pointe. Seated: Vodli Zsolt,
Hungary;
Dawn
Somerville,
St.
Clair
Shores;
Ben
ing
for the 2014 Teachers
shown groups of up to 31
Crampton,
Otisville.
Seminar.
In addition to
teachers how to identify
developing
the curriculum,
and confront these issues
vast primary resources from the
there
is
talk
about adding
in their classrooms during the annu-
museum's library and archive to aid
a
second
session
due
to the event's
al Teachers Seminar, a professional
them in the development of their
high
demand
year
after
year.
development series for educators.
own classroom lessons. But perhaps
"The
fact
that
we
needed
to add a
This year's event, taking place
the most memorable, powerful and
waiting
list
is
proof
of
the
seminar's
from Aug. 12-16, will focus on
impactful moments of the week
growing success:' said Swindler,
"Witnesses to the Holocaust" and
come
when
these
teachers
have
Holocaust Memorial Center direc-
feature professors from several dif-
the
opportunity
to
hear
Holocaust
tor of programs. "Adding a second
ferent universities, including EMU,
experiences
firsthand
from
local
session is not out of the question,
University of Michigan-Dearborn
survivors.
but
we would need assistance in the
and Michigan State University.
"In addition to the benefits of
form
of a sponsor or grant.
Topics range from hatred/Nazi pro-
what
these
teachers
are
learning
"Hosting
these summer Teacher
paganda to genocide and selecting
and how to apply this knowledge to
Seminars
is
a positive chapter in the
literature about the Holocaust for
their
classroom,
it
is
their
interaction
Holocaust
Memorial
Center's history.
middle and high school classrooms.
and
one-on-one
discussions
with
We
are
changing
quickly
as we grow
"The Holocaust provides the
the survivors where they find them-
and
continue
to
introduce
new edu-
greatest test case in which a majority
selves
growing
as
people
to
gain
an
cational
opportunities:'
population turned on a vulnerable
understanding of these issues:' said
To register for the 2013 semi-
minority, to the point of geno-
Staunton,
a
professor
of
English
lit-
nar,
go to ep.emich.edu/holocaust.
cide' said EMU Director of Jewish
erature at EMU.
The
cost is $100 and includes nine
Studies Martin Shichtman, Ph.D.,
Perhaps
the
most
telling
sign
of
SB-CEUs.
Three undergraduate
who, along with John Staunton
the
growth
of
this
seminar
is
how
or
graduate
credit hours also are
and Rebecca Swindler, organized
far the participants will travel to
available
to
participants for an addi-
the event. "These presentations are
attend.
Hungarian
teachers
Vodli
tional
fee.
All
applications are due by
designed to help teachers under-
Zsolt
and
Istvan
Banki
achieve
the
Friday,
Aug.
2.
stand when intolerance happens,
learn how to confront it and attempt record for the longest trek. The duo
earned their way to the seminar last
Mike Ingberg is on the staff of Marx
to put the situation right':
year
after
winning
a
competition
Layne & Company.
Participants gain access to the

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SINGLES MEET-UP

5:30 pm. Dinner at Taste of
Ethiopia, 29702 Southfield Road,
Southfield. Information: 248-905-
5560.

10 am-6 pm. Monday-Saturday.
Jewelry designer Steven J. Tapper
displays his passion for the design
and detail of distressed metal and
found materials at an exhibit of his
photography at Scavolini by Cucina
Moda, 202 E. Maple, Birmingham
through July 19. Information: 248-
792-2285.

8 10pm. Torah on Tap will meet at
Dick O'Dow's in Birmingham. Free.
Information: www.facebook.com/
groups/torahontap.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

TORAH ON TAP

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'BONJOUR PARIS'

DAYTIME BOOK CLUB

1 pm. Singer Claudia Hommel and
Stefan Kukurugya in concert at the
Oak Park JCC. Information: 248-
967-4030.

1pm. Join Jeannie Weiner at Cong.
Shaarey Zedek in Southfield to
discuss the memoir My Russian
Grandmother and her American
Vacuum Cleaner. Information: 248-
357-5544.

SOVIET JEWRY

7 pm. Joel Tauber, who helped
secure freedom for many Soviet
refuseniks, will speak on "Win-
Win: Russian Immigration, Israel
Integration" at Janice Charach
Gallery at West Bloomfield JCC.
Free. 248-661-1000.

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

IRP LECTURE

2:30 pm. Prof. Lisa Cook speaks
on "The Eurozone Financial Crisis."
First talk in Institute for Retired
Professionals' Kirsch Lecture
Series. At Berman Center at West
Bloomfield JCC. Charge for non-
IRP members. Information: irp®
jccdet.org or Sharon at 248-967-
4030.

GALLERY OPENING

4:30 6 p.m. Grand opening of
Farmington Art Foundation gallery
in the Village Mall at Farmington
Road and Grand River.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

PEARL HARBOR

2:30 pm. Don Borsand talks
about the Dec. 7,1941, Japanese
attack before the Institute of
Retired Professionals at the West
Bloomfield JCC.

FREE TIGERS TICKETS

7:05 pm. Ticket giveaway for
young adults to attend Detroit
Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays game
at Comerica Park. Available
on CommunityNext Facebook
page. Visit communityNXT.com/
summerterm, 248-205-2545,
SummerTerm on Facebook or ®
SummerTermDET on Twitter.

THURSDAY, JULY 11

GAME DAY

11 am 4 pm. Bring your games and
players to Cong. Shaarey Zedek in
Southfield. $5 per person includes
admission & lunch. RSVP to Tobye
at 248-357-5544 or tbello®
shaareyzedek.org .

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MONDAY, JULY 8

LUNCH & LEARN

Noon. Rabbi Leiby Burnham of
Partners in Torah discusses Tisha
b'Av at Downtown Synagogue.
Pizza provided.

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