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DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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Arthur M. Horwitz

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Jackie Headapohl

identified with a learning disability, and
this is not due to earlier interventions in
reading. This is due to Michigan making
it near impossible for a child to qualify for
special education programs and services,
and the numbers continue to fall.
For those found eligible for specialized
instruction, the news does not get much
better. By the eighth grade, 50 percent of
students with a reading disability are four
years behind their grade-level peers.
Parents of children with learning dis-
abilities, along with our pediatric medical
community and psychologists, need to
fight for the educational rights of these
children. Fight for their right to be recog-
nized, receive research-based instruction,

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Keith Farber

and be fully prepared for post-secondary
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Michigan Alliance for Special Education
National Center for Learning Disabilities,

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Correction

The story "Clowning Around" (Jan. 9,
page 36) gave an incorrect day for the
performance of mime/entertainer Avner
Eisenberg, known as "Avner the Eccentric:'
He will appear on Thursday, Jan. 16, in
Varner Recital Hall at Oakland University,
Auburn Hills. $10-$20. (248) 370-2030 or
mtd@oakland.edu .

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Kol HaKavod Performs
A Cappella At Beth Shalom

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Congregation Beth Shalom in Oak Park
welcomes back the warm and talented
University of Michigan Jewish a
cappella group, Kol Hakavod, Saturday,
Jan. 25, at Cafe Shalom. The program
starts at 7:30 p.m. Kosher munchies
and drinks are included, and a dessert
reception will follow the performance.
Kol HaKavod focuses on music
that is both culturally and religiously
Jewish: anything from Sabbath prayers

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to Israeli pop songs to traditional
Hebrew classics. The group rehearses
at the University of Michigan Hillel.
Members include Mara Chaben
of Farmington Hills, Taylor Henkin
of Bloomfield Hills, and Nathan
Chesterman, Noah Duchan and Emily
Zussman, all of Huntington Woods.
Tickets are $18. Angels are invited
to become sponsors for $72. For
reservations or more information, call
the synagogue office at (248) 547-7970.

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Jewish Welfare Federation of Detroit.
Levin had been president of the United
Jewish Charities since
1944.
Under his leadership,
the Federation provided
the Jewish community
with a newfound level of
support, as well as new
educational opportunities
for children, to name just
a few initiatives. Levin was
also a member of the inau-
gural board of directors of
the Detroit Jewish News.
Today, the Federal
Courthouse in Detroit
Theodore Levin
is named for Theodore
July 12,1946
Levin. ❑

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DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
FOUNDATION
go to the website

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ost people
in Michigan

have heard
about the powerful
Levin brothers currently
in Congress — Carl
and Sander Levin. But
did you know that their
uncle, Theodore Levin,
was also a leader in
Detroit's Jewish com-
munity? On July 3,
1946, President Harry
S. Truman nominated
Levin as a judge for the
U.S. District Court for
the Eastern District of
Michigan; he was confirmed that same
month.
Levin was an extremely active mem-
ber of the Detroit Jewish Community.
In 1955, he was elected president of the

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