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SATURDAY, FEB. 1
United States Premiere
Under the baton of Maestro Noam Sheriff,
one of Israel's most versatile musicians,
the Haifa Symphony Orchestra is
embarking on its first ever tour
of the United States.
The program will include
featuring the music of
CC Stelhen Gottlieb
DOWNTOWN BOOK CLUB
TEEN SUPER PARTY
248.661.1900 • theberman.org
THE BERMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit
D. Dan & Betty Kahn Building
Eugene & Marcia Applebaum Jewish Community Campus
6600 W. Maple Road • West Bloomfield, MI 48322
SUNDAY, FEB. 2
1 pm. Roger Skully leads talk of Milton
Steinberg's As a Driven Leaf, a novel set
during the time of Rabbi Akiva. Contact:
Sydney Skully, srskully®comcast.net .
.71 2 ...71112
7:30 pm. The Downtown Synagogue's
Rosh Chodesh Women's Circle for Adar I
will be held at Rabbi Dorit Edut's home
in Huntington Woods. The play Women's
Min yen by Naomi Regan, about an Israeli
ultra-Orthodox woman who has left her
community and family, will be read. Contact:
Sydney Skully, srskully®comcast.net .
6:30 p.m. Free Super Bowl party for teens
in grades 8-12 at West Bloomfield JCC Teen
Center hosted by BBYO-Michigan. Photo
booth, games and more. Eighth-graders and
non-members invited to dinner before the
party. Information: Katie Fried, 248-432-
5685 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
MONDAY, FEB. 3
Noon. Lunch and learn at Isaac Agree
Downtown Synagogue looks at what Jewish
law says about neighborhood blight and
what the nonprofit Michigan United is doing
about it. Information: (313) 962-4047.
QUALITY KO HER
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, FEB. 7-8
TURNING MOMENTS INTO
HELEN THOMAS' EXIT
Two events. Filmmaker David Nesenoff,
whose video led to the resignation of jour-
nalist Helen Thomas, is coming to West
Bloomfield. He will speak 6:15 p.m. Friday
at a buffet dinner at The Shul, Chabad-
Lubavitch. $27/adult and $10/child. He
will also speak at 8 p.m. Saturday at a
Jerusalem Bistro at the JCC, sponsored by
The Shul. $20. RSVP: www.theshul.net/
reservations or 248-788-4000.
SATURDAY, FEB. 8
COOKIE KITS, Cupcakes
On the Boardwalk • 6879 Orchard Lake Rd. • West Bloomfield
January 30 • 2014
Noon 2:30 pm. Educator-naturalist Juliet
Berger leads a winter bird walk along trails
at Kensington MetroPark in Milford. Ann
Arbor JCC provides hot chocolate and
doughnuts; carpool leaves from there and
also West Bloomfield JCC at 11 am. $5 park
entrance fee. Information: jewish.hikersl
gmail.com or Eli Avny, 734-883-9522 or
Karen Freedland, 734-971-0990.
1 pm. Brothers San and Laz Slomovits, best
known as Gemini, will offer original tunes,
folk songs from around the world and story-
telling. At the Oak Park JCC. Recommended
for grades K-6. Family charge is $18 for JCC
members and $25 if not. Information/
tickets: www.jccdet.org or 248-967-4030.
MONDAY, FEB. 10
BE FRUITFUL ...
Noon. Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Leiby
Burnham at Downtown Synagogue looks at
"Do I Really Need to Have Children?" Pizza
provided by Partners in Torah. Information:
TUESDAY, FEB. 11
YIDDISH STAGE FILM
1 pm. See the movie The Komediant at
West Bloomfield JCC. The glory days of
the Yiddish stage are brought to life in this
funny saga of a legendary theatrical family,
the Burnsteins. Information: 248-967-4030.
LADY BIRD MOVIE
1 pm. See the film Lady Bird Johnson at
Oak Park JCC. Facilitated by Joe Tazelaar.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12
Not only are we known for the BEST Chaium m town-
examples of mistakes found in vital records,
obituaries, census records, etc., and dis-
cuss ways to try verifying the information.
Help session at 10:30 am. At Holocaust
Memorial Center, Farmington Hills. Jewish
Genealogical Society of Michigan members
free; others $5. RSVP: www.jgsmi.org .
BETH EL TOT SHABBAT
9:30 am. Babies, toddlers, parents and
grandparents celebrate Shabbat at Temple
Beth El in Bloomfield Twp. Informal service
and crafts. Information: 248-865-0612.
1 4 pm. West Bloomfield Parks and
Recreation Commission hosts Winterfest
at Marshbank Park, 2805 Hiller Road. Free
family activities. Information: www.
SUNDAY, FEB. 9
11 am. Genealogist Diane Oslund will show
JCC BOOK CLUB
Noon. West Bloomfield JCC's Henry & Delia
Meyers Library and Media Center book
club discusses Susan Sherman's The Little
Russian, the story of a love affair between a
Russian grocer's daughter and a member of
the Jewish Worker's League who is forced
to leave the country when he is accused of
smuggling. Sharon Schwartz facilitates. Free.
Bring a lunch; snacks and coffee available.
RSVP: Francine Menken, 248-432-5546 or
THURSDAY, FEB. 13
TWO PERFORM AT JCC
12 Noon lunch and 1 p.m. concert. Hear
soprano Cat Menzies and pianist Marty
Mandelbaum at Oak Park JCC. Paid RSVP