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Jewish Women's Circle event
focuses on healthy eating.
he Jewish Women's Circle (JWC)
of West Bloomfield, a program
from Sara & Morris Tugman Bais
Chabad Torah Center, welcomed 60 women
in November to the home of Roz Blanck for a
buffet of healthy desserts.
With cookbooks and a notebook for every
guest, the event was filled with practical
ideas to take home and implement. Tzippy
Meshulovin of West Bloomfield shared details
and insights from her journey of 50 pounds
down using what she called a "Jewish version
of Overeaters Anonymous:'
Yael Aviv and Rachel Lory coordinated the
For more information on upcoming JWC
events, contact Zeesy Silberberg at zeesy@
baischabad.com or call (248) 207-5513.
Jewish Women's Circle attendees
At the program, Michal Korman and Lea Brateman,
Anne Berris, Ruth Beitner, Natalie Lipnik and Amira Skoczylas,
both of Southfield, write down what they are grateful for. all of West Bloomfield
Celebration Of Life
he annual event for the Dr. John
J. Mames Chapter-Michigan
Region of the American Friends
of Magen David Adorn was filled with
excitement as 48 young adults from
Metro Detroit were honored last month
for their participation in the MDA
Overseas Volunteer Program, and dedica-
Local American Friends of MDA event celebrates 48 young adult volunteers.
tions were held for five new MDA ambu-
lances and an MDA motorbike.
These 48 young adults performed a tre-
mendous mitzvah as they learned protocols
in Hebrew, served on ambulance teams and
treated many in life-threatening situations.
An MDA ambulance, featuring the names
of these volunteers from 2007-2014, is en
route to Israel and, along with a new Mobile
Intensive Care Unit ambulance sponsored
by Alvin and Henrietta Weisberg, will be
posted for service in Migdal HaEmek in
Detroit's Partnership2Gether region in the
A special highlight of the evening came
with the dedication of Natalie and Manny
Charach's 36th — "double-chai" — ambu-
lance, a Mobile Intensive Care Unit that
will be posted at the Michigan region-
sponsored MDA station in Ashdod.
It was a great night for all who were
honored, their friends and families,
AFMDA and their supporters and, most
importantly, the people of Israel.
More than 25
of the local
at the event,
the first in the
to be dedicated
AFMDA CEO, Dr.
Gerald and Betsy
Loomus, Annie and
Judge Ben Friedman,
Marc Friedman and
director, admire the
new MDA motorbike
the Loomus and
dedicated in memory
of Eli Friedman.
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Shari Goldstein and her son Michael, an MDA volunteer
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Bloomfield Hills. Michigan. USA
Alvin and Henrietta Weisberg are shown readying
their Mobile Intensive Care Unit Ambulance for
service soon in the Central Galilee.
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Drs. Cindy and Jeffrey Diskin and their two sons,
Jacob and Michael, both MDA volunteers, admire the
new ambulance showcasing the 48 MDA volunteers.
January 2 • 2014