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Israeli med students at
OUWB medical school learn
medicine and more.
Ruthan Brodsky I Contributing Writer
our Israeli exchange students from Hadassah Hospital
in Jerusalem now have homes away from home as
three local Jewish families have "adopted" them
during their stay through the end of the year as students at
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Hosting families include Drs. Barbara and Irvin Kappy of
Orchard Lake, Michal and Dr. Howard Korman of Southfield,
and Elaine and Dr. Robert Robins of West Bloomfield.
Since they arrived on Oct. 7, the Israeli students, who are
on their three-month senior clinical elective, have been get-
ting to know Jewish and secular Detroit.
Owner Marc Israel in the kitchen of his new culinary center in Southfield
New culinary center aims to educate
and provide food service to Metro Detroit.
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Marielle Temkin I Special to the Jewish News
or Marc Israel, 53 of Huntington Woods,
expanding the family business was a no-
brainer. For three generations, his family has
run Great Lakes Hotel Supply, which Israel just moved
to a new location in Southfield. This location is also
the home of the new, state-of-the-art Great Lakes
This culinary center will be home to cooking classes,
equipment demonstrations, educational programming
for children and, of course, private parties. Israel said,
"No one in the country does everything this center
does, and we're pleased to offer it all in one place:'
At the company's new Southfield home, not only can
chefs come learn about new cooking equipment, but
they will also be able to receive advice from the Great
Lakes on-site professional chef, Jim Bologna.
"Opening your own restaurant can seem like a
daunting task:' Bologna said. "We assist chefs by pro-
viding them with the best test kitchen in the area and
offering business development, support and contract
placement for those planning to open their own estab-
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Incoming president of Greater Detroit Chapter of Hadassah
Nancy Bechek Bluth and outgoing president Joan Epstein,
standing center, are surrounded by Israeli medical stu-
dents, standing, Lori Plonksi and Daniel Even-Zohar; seat-
ed, Netta Sternbach, Noa Gross (on a one-month elective
on her own) and Michal Nisnboym