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2010 Annual Are you a fan? Campaign Visit us on $929,911 Facebook at "United Jewish Thank you! Council of Greater Toledo" and become a fan Av/Elul 5770 • August 2010 today! Jewish Toledo Summer 2010 INSIDE Kids Klub and Club 678 make a big Splash! Israel Scouts Bring Kids Klub and Club 678 came together for an awesome night of fun at the annual Love of Israel to Toledo! This Issue Summer Pool Party on July 12. There was so much to do. We began the evening by The Israel Scout Caravan is a special dining on some delicious treats, then everyone took the swimming test and we headed group of young people who are only 16 into the pool. Next, we started the real fun with the balloon-toss competition, diving and 17 years old. They pack their bags for pennies, a hula hoop contest and a limbo contest. Finally, we ended the night in and travel to the U.S. beginning at Me- the pool with a super fun wet T-shirt relay! Everyone was able to create a fun summer morial Day, traveling the country until picture frame and Tzedekah jar to store all of their pennies collected from the penny mid-August. They bring the spirit of Israel toss. It was a great time for all in attendance. with them through song, dance, videos For more information on Kids Klub or Club 678 please contact Hallie Freed at and so much more. 419-724-0364 or Hallie@JewishToledo.org. You can feel their energy and liveliness the minute they step into the room. What a delight it was to share in this excitement Page 2 during their day performance with the Creating a lasting community campers, local Boy Scouts, senior citi- legacy zens and everyone else who joined us! It doesn’t matter if you understand Hebrew or not, as the performance was a joy for all to watch. Our evening performance followed the United Jewish Council Annual Meeting on June 17. This performance was differ- ent from the earlier one. It allowed us to see into the Scouts' world through videos of their families, our universal effort for the release of Gilad Shalit and the impor- Page 12-13 tant work that the Israel Scouts continue Artists in Residence participants to provide for the at risk youth in Israel. share amazing experience of Israel A giant Todah Rabah to our commu- and art Madison McQueen, Deborah Becker, Kayla McQueen, Madison Smith and Dahlia nity members who opened their homes Zack hanging around poolside. with welcoming arms, a hot shower and a nosh: Alida and Mike Forshaw, Gail and Leon Kwait, Sheila and Bruce Post, Dara and Abe Musher-Eizenman, Miriam and Ivan Leeper-Kende, and Rene and Rich Rusgo. Thank you to Temple Shomer Emunim for hosting the Israel Scout 2010 performance. More photos of Israel Scouts on page 14 Page 14 Babies, teens and adults - DJP has something for everyone! Kids Klub and Club 678 members are all smiles. <------LABEL GOES HERE------> Israel Scout member Dor, Rene Rusgo and Cayden Greenblatt. Julian Liber tests out his hula skills! Cousins and balloon toss winners Alex Showing our love for the scouts by pur- Goldstein and Annie Barchick. chasing CDs, T-Shirts and tote bags. Page 2 • August 2010 • Toledo Jewish News Toledo Jewish Community Foundation Toledo Jewish Community Foundation Leadership Gathering Creating a Community Legacy Donors and leadership gathered at Congregation B'nai Israel on June 2 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Foundation of the Toledo Jewish Community Foundation and to recognize its many milestones and achievements. Daniel N. Steinberg, Chairman of the Toledo Jewish Community Foundation, spoke of the important role that the Foundation plays as a significant supporter of community needs. During the past fiscal year, the Foundation granted out $1.1 million from its philanthropic agency, designated and unrestricted fund. Featured speaker, Allison Sole of the 21/64 program of the Charles Bronfman Foun- dation, spoke about the importance of sharing legacy discussions with loved ones. Each guest received a copy of the book, The Grandparent Legacy Project, which presented a Joe Goldberg and Sandy Romanoff, Dan Steinberg, TJCF Chair. series of personal testimonials. Cyndi and Jamie Rosenthal, Dick and Dan Steinberg thanked the attendees for their shared vision of creating a community Laurie Green and Rollie Romanoff. legacy. Aaron, Benji, Andrea and Gary Delman and Abby Suckow celebrated an evening focusing on legacy giving. David and Diane Treuhaft, Mike and Barb Berebitsky, Tina Stieben, Wendy Gold- stein and Elliot Feit. - Paul Goldner, Nancy Shall, Larry and Terry Robbins. Esther Greenfield, Nancy Newbury, JoJo Fruchtman and Philip Markowicz. Ellie and Leon Williams, Bernice Katz and Sidney Levine. Fred Treuhaft and Judge David Katz. Arleen Levine, Alison Sole, Dan Steinberg, Scott Liber, Jason Levine, Jon Levine, Stephen Rothschild and Jon Liebenthal. Barbara and Jack Treuhaft, Julie and Fred Treuhaft, Judge David and Joan Katz, Levine family - Gordon and Marla Levine, Allie Klumb and Andy and Marci Linda Beren, Inge Horwitz, Nora Romanoff and Eli Abramson. Klumb participate in the intergenerational discussion. Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 3 Volume 58 No. 10 • 24 pages you (ISSN 0040-9081) The Toledo Jewish News is published 11 times per year, by the United Jewish Council of Greater Toledo, 6465 Sylvania Avenue, Sylvania, Ohio 43560. The Toledo Jewish News invites correspondence on subjects of interest to the Jewish community but disclaims responsibility for any endorsement of the views expressed by the “Because of you, we are able to writers. 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One gift, countless benefits sustains the miracle of Jewish life. Make your contribution to the United Jewish Fund Campaign online at www.jewishtoledo.org Page 4 • August 2010 • Toledo Jewish News United Jewish Council An Afternoon of Celebration and Joy United Jewish Council This past June, members of the Toledo generations to come. Marla followed her Annual Campaign Kickoff Pomegranate Society, Lion of Judah and Lion of Judah Endowment gathered for the United Jewish Council’s Annual Women’s comments by pinning her daughter Terry Robbins with a LOJE pin, honoring Terry’s commitment to become an endowed Lion Sunday, October 3, 2010 Philanthropy Luncheon, to be recognized of Judah (LOJE). There was not a dry eye and thanked for their ongoing dedication in the room! Community-wide event and support. Together, the women learned As a group, the women then recognized Open to all community members how their collective actions are making a difference on a daily basis. Terry in addition to the newest members of the Pomegranate Society, by making a at Congregation Etz Chayim The women kicked off the luncheon with a community update, followed by a Shehechiyanu. The afternoon then concluded with 4-6 p.m. discussion led by former Toledoan, Cath- Nora Romanoff, past recipient of the erine Birndorf, M.D., co-author of “The Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award, as she Join us for a little nosh and a lot of fun! Nine Rooms of Happiness: Loving Yourself, announced and recognized our 2010 Finding Your Purpose and Getting Over Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award recipient, As featured on NBC-TV's Today Life’s Little Imperfections.” Dr. Birndorf Sandy Romanoff. Nora shared Sandy’s Show, ABC-TV's The View and addressed ways by which women organize history of volunteerism, leadership and CBS-TV's The Early Show! their emotional clutter and provided life commitment to global and local Jewry and strategies for ensuring more joy in our lives. announced that Sandy will be presented Don't miss this unique After Dr. Birndorf ’s presentation, the with the award at the International Lion opportunity to experience women heard from Marla Levine. Marla of Judah Conference in New Orleans this America's premier mentalist, poignantly shared with the other women November. Sidney Friedman. her family’s beliefs and values regarding Overall, it was a wonderful reunion and philanthropy and conveyed the importance a reminder for the Toledo women that we Known as "The Mentalist to the of ensuring a strong Jewish Toledo for many are, we can, we do! Stars" (Chicago Tribune) for his many Toledo’s 2010 Kip- celebrity clients, Friedman will read nis-Wilson/Fried- your mind and perform ESP, telepathy land award recipient and premonition. Plus, you will witness and LOJE Sandy his unique "Music Mind Reading" Romanoff with past where audience members think of song Kipnis-Wilson/ melodies and Friedman telepathically Friedland award senses each tune then plays them on recipient and LOJE the piano. Nora Romanoff. Today Show host Hoda Kotb states, "A few people are better at seeing the future than others, like mentalist Sidney Friedman. We love Sidney." The Chicago Tribune writes, "Mentalist to the stars, Sidney Friedman is the master of all things psychic." And Timeout magazine exclaims, "Friedman will blow your mind!" This will be a rare event. Be thrilled and elevated. Experience mentalist Sidney Friedman. Learn more at: www.SidneyFriedman.com Together, we will launch the Annual Campaign. You will have the opportunity to make your UJC Campaign pledge. Toledo Link to College (TLC) 2010-2011 TOLEDO LINK TO COLLEGE Fall Packing Date is Fast Approaching! Student’s Name: ________________________________________________ All addresses must be updated yearly contact Hallie Freed at 419-724-0364 and are due to your respective syna- or Hallie@JewishToledo.org. Student’s E-mail Address: ________________________________________ gogues no later than Friday, September WE NEED YOUR HELP. If your 3 to ensure that your child receives a child is an incoming freshman, under- fall package. graduate or even in graduate school, Name of School: _______________________________________________ The Toledo Link to College is a please fill out the form attached with program that allows students to receive your child’s updated school informa- Date School Starts: ______________________________________________ packages from the Toledo Jewish Com- tion and mail to your respective syna- munity throughout the school year. gogue by Friday, September 3. Student’s Address:_______________________________________________ This is a cooperative program of the United Jewish Council of Greater Congregation B’nai Israel (Circle one) Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior Graduate Toledo, the Toledo Jewish Com- 6525 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, OH munity Foundation, Congregation 43560 Expected Year of Graduation: ______________________________________ Etz Chayim, Congregation Temple Congregation Etz Chayim Shomer Emunim and Congregation 3853 Woodley Dr., Toledo, OH 43606 Parent’s Name: _________________________________________________ B’nai Israel. This program has been Congregation Shomer Emunim underwritten through the generosity of 6453 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, OH Mrs. Sylvia Thal and the Stanford Thal 43560 Home Address: _________________________________________________ Memorial Fund of the Toledo Jewish Unaffiliated Students Community Foundation. 6465 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, OH Phone: _______________________________________________________ For more information regarding the 43560 TLC program or for a TLC Form please Local Synagogue Affiliation: _______________________________________ Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 5 Jewish Family Service Perrysburg Commons Hosts Friendly Visitors Luncheon The Friendly Visitors of Jewish Family Friendly Visitor Program, introduced Service were treated to a delightful luncheon Cheryl Fix, Activities Director, and Su- held at Perrysburg Commons Retirement san Snoddy, Admissions and Marketing Center on July 13. Director for Perrysburg Commons, who All the volunteers appreciated learning explained that Perrysburg Commons is an more about Perrysburg Commons and had independent living retirement center with a good time interacting with resident David a home-like feel and caring, friendly staff. Rayman, who joined the group for lunch. She said they offer a variety of unfurnished David said, “It was nice meeting some of apartment styles to meet residents’ needs. the other Friendly Visitors in addition to The center also offers furnished short-term my Friendly Visitor, Marilyn Perlmutter.” stays for those seniors who simply need a He continued, “She helps to break the break from the hustle and bustle of every- monotony of my day when I don’t have day life or for caregivers who need a break any activities.” from caring for their elderly loved ones. The group also extended a warm wel- Located in Perrysburg, the facility is run come to June Litzenberger, who recently by HCR-Manor Care. became a Friendly Visitor. “I’m really Jewish Family Service extends a sincere looking forward to getting involved with thank you to both Cheryl and Susan for the program,” June stated. their kind hospitality. Barbara Levison, coordinator for the Balance and Above, back row: John Gottshalk, Marilyn Perlmutter and Marcia Pasternak. Body Rehab Middle row: Cheryl Fix, Activities Director, and Susan Snoddy, Admissions and Marketing Director, both from Perrysburg Commons Re- tirement Center; newest F.V. June Litzenberger @ Ohio Vestibular & Balance Centers, Inc. and Adrienne Silverman. 3335 Meijer Drive ~ Suite 400 ~ Toledo, Ohio 43617 Front row seated: Shirley Gerber, Barbara Phone: 419-841-3477 • Fax: 419-841-3434 Levison and David Rayman, a resident at Per- Administrators rysburg Commons. Laurie Livingston, P.T., M.Ed. Marianne Keller, P.T.A. Michael Peters, P.T. Full Service Rehabilitation Facility Including Pictured left is Susan Snoddy, Admissions and Aquatic Therapy. Marketing Director, and Cheryl Fix, Admis- Same smiling faces at our NEW bright and shiny location! sions Director, both with Perrysburg Com- mons Retirement Center. One gift. Countless benefits. JewishToledo.org JFS Mitzvah Basket Centerpieces Available • Baskets contain items that represent our food bank and are decorated based on your color theme. • Rental fee of $18 is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law and directly benefits JFS Food Bank. • Baskets are delivered directly to your specified location. Call Jewish Family Service to order mitzvah basket cen- terpieces for your next simcha, 419-885-2561, ext 1205. Please allow 4 weeks to process. Page 6 • August 2010 • Toledo Jewish News Department of Jewish Programs Upcoming YAD Events Are you a young adult in your 20s or 30s? If so, check Are you in your 40s to early 60s, then this out Toledo’s Young Adult Division. Grads, professionals, group is just right for you! couples, singles and families can get together to make new friends, reconnect with old friends, network with other professionals and become involved in everything that the Toledo Jewish community has to offer. Anyone interested in attending these events or helping with plan- Sushi in the Sukkah ning should contact Hallie Freed at Hallie@JewishToledo. Sunday, September 26 org or 419-724-0364. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. JCC/YMCA Romanoff Patio 6465 Sylvania Avenue Check out our new Facebook Group, “YAD Toledo.” A great way $15 per person in advance/$20 at the door to connect and find out all the Latest News and Events in Toledo! YAD is inviting you to join them for Sushi in the Sukkah and learn how to get your roll on! We will learn the ancient art of sushi rolling and taste some traditional rice wines and beers from Asia. A not-to-be-missed event! Reservations and payment are required by Monday, September 20. YAD Network and Nosh Lunch: Toledo Choose Local Wednesday, August 11 Jewish Heritage Video Collection, 12:15 p.m. Pam’s Corner – 116 10th Street, Toledo 43604 Available to Borrow! Lunch is on your own Join YAD at Pam’s Corner in downtown Toledo to learn more about Toledo Choose The Diary of Ann Frank Local and the importance of supporting our local community and how you can help! Since the publication of her diary in 1947 and its trans- Toledo Choose Local, formed in August 2007, is a non-profit dedicated to creating lation into dozens of languages, Anne Frank has become a awareness of the importance of local, independently-owned businesses in the Toledo symbol of innocent suffering in the Holocaust, and her story area. The group is a coalition of people from local businesses and non-profits, concerned has become the vehicle through which millions of people have citizens and government representatives all working together to strengthen the viability been introduced to this era of history. and competitiveness of local businesses in the Toledo area, and to promote the overall While hiding with her family and others for two years in social, economic and environmental health of our economy and communities. a secret attic apartment in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Anne R.S.V.P. requested by Tuesday, August 10. detailed her thoughts and emotions as an adolescent girl com- ing of age. A play based on her diary was brought to the stage and became the basis of this film, made in 1959. YAD Bar Night Arranging to borrow a DVD can be done during business Thursday, August 26 hours (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) Monday through Friday by contacting Hallie Freed 419-724- 6:30 p.m. 0364 or Hallie@JewishToledo.org or Sherry Majewski at 419-724-0386 or Sherry@ Mongolian BBQ – 5001 Monroe St. Franklin Park Mall JewishToledo.org. Dinner is on your own Come and join YAD for a unique, create your own stir-fry dining experience! R.S.V.P. requested by Wednesday, August 25. Department of Jewish Programs YAD’s 4th Annual Sushi in the Sukkah Sunday, September 26 Senior Events Calendar 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. JCC/YMCA Romanoff Patio The DJP Senior Programs and the JFS Senior Adult Center are supported 6465 Sylvania Avenue through a generous grant from the Jewish Senior Services Supporting Organization $15 per person in advance/$20 at the door and are partners in programming for our senior community. Couples, singles and families in their 20s and 30s are invited to join for the 4th An- nual Sushi in the Sukkah and learn how to get their roll on! Learn the ancient art of Tuesday, August 24 fun-filled outing to the market: challah sushi rolling and taste some traditional rice wines and beers from Asia. 6 – 8 p.m. and wine to finish off your preparations Reservations and payment are required by Monday, September 20. Difficult Decisions: Older Adults & for the New Year! Saundra Irvine will be Financial Planning: How to Afford our presenter. Long-Term Care Limited Space! YAD Gets Silly! $5 per person - Congregation B’nai Laughter really is the best medicine! Cowboy Bill Martin. It was great to chat Israel - 6525 Sylvania Avenue Special Notice: YAD members recently attended the Funny and visit with each other, enjoy a great time A light dinner will be served. Please note that our trips are open to Bone Comedy Club. We all munched on out and have a laugh. Jewish Senior Services, Jewish Family all seniors and reservations and payment yummy appetizers and laughed so hard If you would like to learn about YAD Service Senior Adult Center and The are due at the time of the request to hold some of us were crying! Our comics for or have suggestions for future events, please Department of Jewish Programs are your space. We will accept reservations the evening really had us going; we enjoyed contact Hallie Freed, Assistant Director of proud to present; Difficult Decisions: on a first-come basis since space is lim- MC Demetrius Nicodemus, opening the Department of Jewish Programs at 419- Older Adults & Financial Planning: How ited. A wait list will be formed as needed. comic Gary Menke and featured comic 724-0364 or Hallie@JewishToledo.org. to afford Long Term Care. This is the No confirmations will be mailed; your second in a series to examine the paths credit card charge or cancelled check that we all will travel as we age and care will serve as your confirmation! Please Network and Nosh - YAD Learns about Estate for the aging population. fill out an Emergency Contact Form if Registration required by Friday, August you will be traveling with us and have Planning and Living Wills 20. not done so. YAD had a great opportunity to learn some of the basics about estate planning and To learn more about the DJP Senior living wills. Our presenter for this Network and Nosh at the Hungry I was Stephen Thursday, September 2 Programs, please contact René Rusgo at Rothschild, a partner in the Probate, Estate and Trust and Litigation Departments of 1 p.m. – Meet at the Anderson’s 419-724-0365 or Rene@JewishToledo.org. Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, where he has practiced for more than 20 years. Market – Sylvania and King Rd. To learn more about the JFS Senior Stephen shared with us some things that we should be thinking about whether you Apples and Honey for Rosh Hasha- Adult Programs, please call Mary Lou are single or a young married couple with or without children. He expressed how nah and so much more… Whittaker at 419-531-2119 or important it is to have your wishes and directives in writing so that those around you An afternoon filled with learning Marylou@JewishToledo.org clearly understand your wishes. about and tasting various types of apples To make a reservation for a DJP Senior If you would like to learn about YAD or have suggestions for future Network and and what makes one honey different Program, please call Barb Hager at 419- Noshes, please contact Hallie Freed, Assistant Director of the Department of Jewish Programs at 419-724-0364 or Hallie@JewishToledo.org. from another! Also included in this 724-0357or Barb@JewishToledo.org. Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 7 Seniors Scene Highlights from Senior Events Senior Activities Camp L’chaim will take place August 2-6 Center, 419-531-2119, if you would like at the Jewish Community Center on the a ride to this event. Patio and in several other locations. Some ------------------------------------------- of this year’s highlights include fused glass Because the holidays are early this year, pendant making; Traveling Tea, a high tea our kosher shopping trip will take place featuring sweets homemade by the staff of Thursday, August 26, leaving Pelham at the Laurels; line dancing; a day at the Bay 9:30 a.m. for West Bloomfield, MI. The and so much more! cost is $5 for the ride and lunch is on ------------------------------------------- your own. We will stop at Harvard Row Tuesday, August 10, at 1 p.m., in Pelham Meats, (248-539-806) and at Diamond Manor’s Weinman Community Hall, Marla Bakery (248-626-2212.) Please call and Osgood, Lucas County Assistant Prosecut- place your orders in advance. Other stops ing Attorney, is scheduled to speak to the include Hiller’s and Trader Joe’s. Reserva- Mae Seretsky and MaryLou Whittaker, Devorah Fried- Albert Brookenthal Friendship Club and guests on preventing tions may be made by calling the JFS Senior Muddy! rich, Betty Benjamin, Muddy, Selma enjoying his ballpark the abuse, neglect, exploitation and criminal Adult Center. Masters and Shelli Plosscowe. nosh. victimization of seniors and protecting the ------------------------------------------- independence, respect and quality of life Pelham Manor’s Dinner Out will be for senior citizens. There is no charge and Sunday, August 29 at the Barn Restaurant refreshments will be served. at Sauder Village. The van leaves for the ------------------------------------------- Barn at 3:45 p.m. Non-residents may make Another exciting “Mystery Lunch” is reservations if seats are available. Once scheduled for Thursday, August 19. The again, please call the Senior Center for destination remains a secret until our bus information. pulls up to the door. The group will leave Pelham Manor at 10 a.m., lunch is on your Betty Benjamin, Sue Hirsch, Margie Arnie and Marlene Remer and Al own and transportation is $2 and reserva- Rusgo and Elaine Hershman pose for the Dickson and Shirley Gerber getting their tions are required. camera. audio devices ready. ------------------------------------------- For more information about Transportation will be provided for seniors to attend the third in the series, senior activities and the Senior “Difficult Decisions.” This session will Adult Center, please contact address the topic of “Older Adults & Mary Lou Whittaker at 419- Financial Planning: How to Afford Long 531-2119 or Term Care.” Attorney Gary L. Miller will speak following a light supper, from 6-8 Marylou@jewishtoledo.org p.m. at Congregation B’nai Israel. Cost Pictured above are Phyllis Diamond and for the dinner is $5 and reservations are Elsie Liber getting comfy on the train. required. Please call the JFS Senior Adult Pictured right are Jerry Feldstein and Corrine Adler enjoying the sites. A Place to Call Home Above, boarding the train. Left, the group, waiting at the train sta- tion. Pelham Manor Pics If you’ve been looking for a comfortable, secure and Pictured right, Friendship Club Vice President affordable place to live, then look no further. Leonard Newman is enjoying his ice cream sundae while visiting with Pelham resident Helen Mallamad at Pelham’s recent Ice Cream Social. Guests enjoyed the music and enter- Pelham Manor Apartments tainment as well as the various dessert combi- nations. Amenities include: • Safe and secure • Transportation services • Laundry facilities • Diverse programs and Pelham Manor’s annual Ice Cream Social includ- • All appliances activities ed residents and their • Rent based on income • Newly renovated families. Shirley Hes is Pelham Manor provides one and two-bedroom accessible apartments pictured here surrounded by several generations, for persons aged 62 years or older, also available to persons under 62 all of whom enjoyed the who require certain accessibility features of units. treats and the music. Managed by the United Jewish Council of Greater Toledo. Betty Smith hosted Please call for information or stop by children and grandchil- Monday - Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. dren for the special sweet Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. treats, which included 2700 Pelham Road • 419-537-1515 ice cream sundaes with many toppings, cookies Equal Housing Equal Employer and coffee. Opportunity Opportunity Page 8 • August 2010 • Toledo Jewish News Temple Shomer Emunim August/September Worship Schedule Make it Happen at Home! Friday, August 6, 6 p.m. Sunday, September 12, 10 a.m Did you ever wonder how those people who are considered fabulous cooks do what Shabbat Service Woodlawn Cemetary Memorial Service they do to be fabulous? Wonder no longer! The Temple Ritual Committee is sponsoring a new initiative called “Make It Happen at Home,” and you are invited to participate. Saturday, August 7, 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 17, 8 p.m. The first session will focus on Rosh Hashanah. Sheridan Wagner Bat Mitzvah Kol Nidre Begin the year with confidence. Start with “Carryout cooking” classes on August 15 Friday, August 13, 6 p.m. Saturday, September 18, 10 a.m. where you will make it and take it home. There will be two sessions taught by experienced Shabbat Service Yom Kippur Morning Service cooks who will teach you the “how to” of cooking. At each session you will make three Children’s Programming K-8 dishes which you will take to with you to enjoy at home. Friday, August 20, 6 p.m. 2 p.m. Family Service Shabbat Service - Cantor Siroty Officiates 3 p.m. Afternoon, Yizkor and Then join us for Shabbat services on August 27 and learn the “why” of the holiday Concluding Service and its food. This will be followed by a Shabbat dinner featuring all of the dishes which Friday, August 27, 6 p.m. 6:15-6:30 p.m. Blowing the Shofar, were made during the cooking classes. “Make It Happen at Home” followed by Congregational Break Fast Shabbat Service and Dinner Each of the two cooking sessions will include preparation of three holiday dishes. Wednesday, September 22, 5:30 p.m. You may take one session or both. These sessions on August 15 will be $18 per session. Friday, September 3, 6 p.m. Erev Sukkot Service Shabbat Service Session I 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, September 23,10:30 a.m. Session II 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, September 4 Sukkot Morning Service Selichot Soon you too will be called a fabulous cook all while gaining a deeper understanding Friday, September 24, 6:30 p.m. of Rosh Hashanah! Wednesday, Sept 8, 8 p.m. Consecration Erev Rosh Hashanah Evening Service Space is limited. Call Beth at the Temple office ASAP to reserve your spot - 419-885- Saturday, September 25, 9:30 a.m. 3341 or email Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thursday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. Bible and Bagels Rosh Hashanah Morning Service 10:30 a.m., Shabbat Morning Service Children’s Programming K-8 3 p.m. Family Service Wednesday, September 29, 5:30 p.m. Bring Your Shofars Erev Simchat Torah Service followed by Taschlich at the JCC Lake following Brisket Dinner Family Service Thursday, September 30, 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 10, 6 p.m. Simchat Torah Yizkor Service Shabbat Service-Healing Service Chabad House Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 9 Congregation Etz Chayim Congregation Etz Selichos Program Sisterhood/Men’s Club Chayim Plans Annual Planned News Summer Picnic Congregation Etz Chayim is planning Mark your calendars for Sunday, a delightful Selichos program on Saturday September 26, at 6:30 p.m. for the Joint Congregation Etz Chayim will hold evening, September 4. The program will Opening Dinner Meeting of the Sisterhood its annual summer picnic on Sunday, begin at 9 p.m. with coffee and delicious and Men’s Club. A delicious dinner is being August 15, in the Louis & Dora Cohen desserts, followed by the program at 10 p.m. planned with a delightful program. Ad- Auditorium. Selichos services start at 11:30 p.m. Please ditional information will be forthcoming. call the synagogue office at 419-473-2401 From 3-5 p.m. there will be games to make reservations. of poker, rummikub, bingo, mah jongg and more, with snacks for everyone! Sisterhood News From 5-7 p.m. dinner will be served. The menu features BBQ brisket and Etz Chayim Sisterhood is holding its chicken, hotdogs, potato salad, coleslaw, annual Mah Jongg tournament on Wednes- pickles, chips, soft drinks, watermelon day, August 4, from 1-4 p.m. in the Louis and brownies. The cost of the picnic is & Dora Cohen Auditorium. The cost is $5 $15 per person, $6 for children 3-10 per person. Mahj groups are welcome, as years old; there is no cost for children are individual players. Call Diane Treuhaft three and under. The deadline for at 419-829-9986 to make your reservation reservations is August 11. Please call or for further information. the synagogue office at 419-473-2401 for reservations and for any additional information. Raffle tickets will also be sold with a chance to win monetary prizes. Congregation B'nai Israel Worship Schedule Announcing: A community group EREV ROSH HASHANAH for Jewish Singles – 50s and 60s Wednesday, September 8 Mincha/Maariv......................... 6 p.m. Candlelighting........................... 7:38 p.m. Our first program: Sunday, August 22 at 11 a.m. Join us for Brunch! (Nominal charge) ROSH HASHANAH I Program: “Facing life’s challenges” Thursday, September 9 with Dr. Esther Beckmann, PhD Morning Service....................... 8:30 a.m. Mincha/Maariv......................... 6 p.m. Place: Congregation B’nai Israel, Sylvania Tashlich Service (meet @CBI) 7 p.m. R.S.V.P. to: Rabbi Moshe Saks, 419-517-8400 or MSaks@cbitoledo.org Candlelighting........................... 8:37 p.m. ROSH HASHANAH II Friday, September 10 S.O.A.P. Morning Service....................... 8:30 a.m. Synagogue Organized Mincha/Maariv......................... 6 p.m. Afternoon Program Saturday, September 11 (Shabbat Shuvah) Morning Service.......................9:30 a.m. Mincha/Maariv/Havdalah........7:30 p.m. August Topics YOM KIPPUR 8/4 NO S.O.A.P. Friday, September 17 8/11 NO S.O.A.P. Kol Nidre………………7:30 p.m. SHARP 8/18 Walking the Bible, PART 2 Candlelighting.............. 7:24 p.m. 8/25 Walking the Bible, PART 3 Sunday, September 18 Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. Yizkor Followed by coffee, snacks, mahjongg Morning Service 9 a.m. and lots of fun! Mincha 6:15 p.m. OPEN TO ALL – NO CHARGE Neila.............................. 7:15 p.m. Fast Ends – Maariv 8:24 p.m Page 10 • August 2010 • Toledo Jewish News News With Hiring of AJC Veteran, David Project With an Eye Toward Cooperation, Recalling Consolidates its Mainstream Status the Holocaust Heroism of Muslims By Ron Kampeas ing blocks for them to get that courage." By Lauren Greenberg of Faith Matters, Fiyaz Mughal, told JTA. JTA The pro-Israel student community Zejneba Hardaga, in black, at a Yad “We’re looking for bridging points, and we In a continuing bid to transition from welcomed the hiring of David Bernstein, Vashem tree-planting ceremony in honor thought this fits the perspective of mutual campus rabble rousers to more mainstream who until now directed the AJC’s network of her family, 1985. (Courtesy of the Yad understanding and shared history.” educators, The David Project has hired a of regional offices. Bernstein will split his Vashem Holocaust Memorial) Mughal said his organization detected a Jewish establishment veteran to guide the work between Boston and Washington, JTA rift between the Jewish and Muslim com- pro-Israel campus organization. where he will continue to reside. In April 1941, members of the Kavilio munities in Europe and saw this booklet, In recent years the David Project has "I'm extremely excited by the appoint- family of Sarajevo fled their house as Na- which took the better part of a year to expanded from its original mission -- ment," said Wayne Firestone, the president zis rampaged through the city destroying produce, as an opportunity to address it. confronting what it identified as radically of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Jewish homes. As they ran toward the Jews see Muslims as inclined toward anti-Israel groups on campus -- to educating Campus Life. mountainside, a Muslim friend of the violence and uninterested in engagement, Jewish students on Israel. Firestone said the David Project fills a family, Mustafa Hardaga, spotted them discussion of the Holocaust or mutual un- Now the hiring of David Bernstein, 43, vacuum among pro-Israel student groups, and offered shelter. derstanding, Mughal said. And, according a 13-year veteran of the American Jewish which often limit their activities to bringing Shortly after, when Josef Kavilio thought to Mughal, Muslims believe that Jews don’t Committee, as executive director signals speakers to campus or running candidates the family could be moved to safety, the want Muslims to be heard. Muslims, he said, a major growing-up for the organization. in student elections. Kavilios relocated to Mostar, an area under “feel that there is an overwhelming desire "I'm looking forward to going from "They have a niche approach to educa- Italian control, but Josef stayed behind. He to protect the Middle East, and that the the premier Jewish advocacy organization tion that certainly is not the focal point was arrested by the Nazis and held captive Jews don’t want to discuss anything else.” globally to an organization with a more of AIPAC, which is involved in political in chains in the freezing snow. By chronicling World War II stories in focused approach and mission," Bernstein engagement," he said, referring to the Hardaga's wife, Zejneba, found Kavilio which Muslims went out of their way to said. "The idea is to train the activists, who American Israel Public Affairs Committee's and smuggled him food until she could help Jews -- 70 Muslims are named by Yad will then have the skill set to talk to the student division. help him escape to safety, where he stayed Vashem as “Righteous Among the Nations” wider campus community." Firestone said the David Project's focus with the Hardaga family again. Kavilio for aiding Jews in North Africa, Turkey and The David Project made its first major on small, relaxed groups was effective. later rejoined his family, but their relative Albania during the Nazi era -- the booklet splash in 2004 with "Columbia Unbecom- "That's the battleground for influencing security did not last. When the area fell aims to change those perceptions. ing," a hard-hitting documentary film this generation," he said. "It's very hard under German control, the Kavilios again Aside from physically saving people, alleging that pro-Israel students at Colum- to influence public opinion on speaker sought refuge with the Hardagas. the Muslims whose stories are retold in bia University were being intimidated by tours. You need more than knowledge and Decades later the Kavilios, by now living the booklet helped preserve Jewish life and faculty and peers. Critics said the film, by information. You need local stakeholders in Israel, petitioned the Yad Vashem Holo- culture, helping Jews obtain kosher meat naming faculty, was itself an exercise in in educating and influencing their peers." caust Memorial in Jerusalem to recognize before the Saabbath or saving the famed intimidation. With the only material on the David the Hardagas’ bravery and name them Sarajevo Haggadah. In 2006 and 2007, the Boston-based Project's recommended reading list ad- Righteous Gentiles. Mughal said he hopes the booklet will organization joined an effort to keep a dressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Later, when Yugoslavia broke up and the demonstrate to Muslims and Jews that “life Muslim group that had alleged extremist being uniformly critical of the Palestinian region descended into war in the 1990s, the is not black and white, straight and narrow.” ties from building a mosque in that city. Authority leadership, which some left and Hardaga family was rescued from Sarajevo “The histories are different but are in- More recently, the David Project has center-left pro-Israel groups see as moder- and brought to Israel in 1994. tertwined," he said. "Our shared histories focused instead on helping students in- ate, Bernstein suggested that he would The story of the two families is among can overcome feelings of helplessness and troduce a pro-Israel narrative on campuses broaden the dialogue under his stewardship. eight told in a new booklet produced by a hopelessness.” where the organization believes it is absent. "We will provide resources that help British interfaith dialogue group and called Faith Matters, which has posted the In addition to campus training and people have thoughtful, sophisticated “The Role of Righteous Muslims.” The booklet on its website, is working with national training in the United States and conversations as issues emerge -- on long- 30-page booklet, produced by Faith Mat- partner organizations in both communities Israel to equip students with the tools to standing issues and controversies as well ters, focuses on stories of Muslims helping to distribute the booklet and have it used counter anti-Israel activism on campus, the as short-term ones," he said. "We will be Jews during the Holocaust and is being in community settings by educators and organization contributes curricula to more making sure that we address the range of distributed to educators, synagogues and by individual readers. than 125 Jewish middle schools and high opinions from left to right, we will make mosques as a model for positive Muslim- “It is short and was written in an easy- schools. Meanwhile, the staff has grown to sure people understand the complexities Jewish interaction. going style, so that it can be read in 20 28 from just a handful. Israel faces." “We wanted to try to look at something minutes,” Mughal said. “We want people The David Project was at the forefront Firestone said the broader Israel on that could bring greater understanding in to absorb it without having to revisit it.” earlier this year of the Israel on Campus Campus Coalition would continue to ac- both communities in the UK,” the director Coalition effort to push back against a commodate the view of the liberal side of stepped-up effort by anti-Israel groups to the spectrum. depict the Jewish state as an apartheid state. "It's less about the staff being the advo- "In the Jewish world the marketplace of ideas is rich and cantankerous," the Hillel Jewish Fusion Music Key to cates; it's more about the students being trained to being the advocates," said Evan leader said. "That means the more niches we can bring together, the better." Budapest’s ‘Jewstock’ Festival Bernstein, the director of development for By Ruth Ellen Gruber blending jazz, hip hop, rap and reggae with the group. (Bernstein is not related to the JTA Israeli pop and traditional Jewish folk tunes new executive director.) "We’re the build- Flora Polnauer, 28, tilts back her head; and liturgy to form an eclectic urban sound. half closes her eyes and hums a few bars of "It's a big mix of contemporary Jew- a song by her hip-hop/funk/reggae band ish musical identity," said vocalist Adam HaGesher. Schoenberger, the son of a rabbi. "All of Pre-Need Funeral Plans when you want peace of mind The song is "Lecha Dodi," the Shabbat us find Jewish culture very important. At-Need Arrangements when you need a friend evening prayer -- sounded over a Yid- Hagesher is a platform for us to articulate dishized version of the Beatles song "Girl." musically our different musical interpreta- It's just one of the many unconventional tion of Jewish cultural heritage." songs of the band, whose vocalists rap As the program director of the popular their own lyrics in Hebrew, Hungarian Siraly club, whose dimly lit basement stage and English. is a regular venue for Hagesher and other "It's modern Jewish music because it's groups, Schoenberger, 30, is a leader in influenced by Jewish things, but it's not Budapest's Jewish youth scene. the replaying of old Jewish songs," says He is also one of the organizers of Daniel Kardos, 34, a composer and guitar- Bankito, sometimes referred to as "Jew- 2426 N. Reynolds Road, Toledo, OH 43615 ist who plays with Hagesher and several stock" -- a youth-oriented Jewish culture other bands. "I pick up many things and festival Aug. 5-8 on the shore of Bank Lake, Thomas I. Wisniewski, Funeral Director • David J. Czerniak, Funeral Director mix them." north of Budapest. 419-535-5840 Hagesher is one of about half a dozen bands in this city of European Jewish cool Bankito includes concerts, exhibitions, performances, workshops, seminars and A Tradition of Caring Since 1939 Jewish Music continued on page 22 Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 11 Toledo Board of Jewish Education It’s Back-to-School Time! Soon, the hallways of the Stone Hebrew Academy will again be filled with students and their smiling faces and infinite energy! We are looking forward to a fantastic 2010- 2011 school year! Piano playing at the variety show. Sukkot. Poetry reading at its best. Making friends with an armadillo. Veteran’s Day Program. I love school! Fun and exercise in physical education class. Ready to learn together. My story mobile! Want to know what I learned today? Field Day fun. Spectacular Hanukkah performances. Hanukkah! School Spirit Week. Camp Gan Yeladim - A Sizzling Summer of Fun! Page 12 • August 2010 • Toledo Jewish News Special Interest - Israel Artists in Residence My Experience: UJC standing of visual story telling through still imagery, followed by technical ways Filled with good food, music and art, the people at the festival celebrated hopes of the same age. After seeing these children I knew that I wanted my next project to Partnership with Israel to implement their ideas. bringing fences down, at the very least, in be in the village, to work with these kids My other project was to document the the name of art. Artists from the residency and to hopefully get to know them. I - Artist in Residency Empowering Women program at the col- donated their works from the festival to the have aspirations of finding funds to get communities they worked with. basic graphics equipment to add to their By Dena Elisabeth Eber Perhaps one of the more transforming rudimentary computer lab and then, give Participating in the Artist Residency encounters for me was a visit to schools digital art instruction related to it. in Israel this past June 4-11 through the A trip to Western Galilee is not complete Partnership with Israel Program was one without a visit to Zfat, especially for a group of the more significant and fruitful experi- of artists. Known as a center for Jewish ences I have been a part of. With a goal of mysticism and the study of the Kabbalah, establishing positive and lasting relation- the village also is home to many artists, ships between American Jews and Israelis, especially those who specialize in Kabbal- the program more than accomplished its istic art. The tour included a visit to David objectives. The residency was both work Friedman’s art studio and an introduction and experiential, which helped foster lege, which seeks to recruit and fund very to the Jewish mystical symbolism in his art. meaningful situations in order to make accomplished yet underprivileged girls This was especially interesting for me as permanent ties. To this end, each day was into their business program. The study is much of my work, although not mystical, split between a project for each participat- rigorous and focused around economics includes Jewish themes and symbols that ing artist with community members from and management. For this project I created if not abstract, they are at least not literal. the Western Galilee and visits to art related artistic portraits, so I had the privilege to David’s ideas and processes have already places throughout the region. Because follow the girls around to document their impacted my work and I sense, that of the of my academic background, my project work and personalities others on the residency. Both projects have promise for future Finally, a report on the residency would opportunities, especially with digital be lacking without mentioning the food. students from the college. I currently Donated Work With oral stimulation abound, I ate my way have plans to work with Professor Danny across Israel at a rate that almost kept up Abekasis on a joint project with his students in Sheik Dannun, an Arab village in the with our packed schedule. If for no other and mine on art surrounding identity. The Galilee region. I am not sure what I reason, the residency program was worth it students will swap image files online and expected, but what I found were school for the food. Each meal was filled with an build a collaborative piece in which they children of all ages, kids like the ones I see overabundance of Israeli specialties, most of will add parts of themselves to construct a in the US, only they were Arabs in Israel which (much to my daughter’s chagrin), I Her Mikvah, Transformation common identity. and they spoke a language that I didn’t am attempting to reproduce here. I think consisted of experiences with students at Artists from the residency, along with understand. They didn’t have what kids the Shakshouka and FRESH halvah (not the Western Galilee College, including a other artists in the Western Galilee region in the US have, but they were the same in the stuff in wrappers you get in the US) workshop, a presentation and the documen- participated in the first annual Fence that they were shy, excited and (depending stick out the most for me, followed by the tation of a new academic program. Other Festival, dedicated to art and music sur- on their age) stumbling over identity and fire-roasted eggplant with tahini sauce. events that stood out during the residency rounding the notion of a fence, such as “the self-awareness, just like American kids of Perhaps this is the point where I have were the Fence Festival at Kibbutz Gesher fence between neighbors, the fence along to call this a “dayenu” moment. It would Haziv, a visit with school children in Sheik borders between nations, and the fence as have been enough to go to Israel and simply Dannun, an Arab village east of Nahariya defense and offense. A fence is something work with students at the Western Galilee and a tour of the village of Zfat. that separates, confines, defines, prevents College, but there was more. The other My primar y limits, liberates and goes by many other projects, the trips to villages, kibbutzim, project was a work- museums and art studios too, would have shop on digital been sufficient. Then of course the food, storytelling, in- which was “dayenu” in and of itself, would corporating both have been enough, but there was more. digital imaging and Looking back I see the biggest gems of snapshot aesthet- the experience were the people and the ics, with the latter hospitality. From the care and attention incorporating cell to the work experiences and networking, student work phone and mo- the people I worked with, both my Israeli bile media tech- Art Festival cohorts and my fellow American artists, nologies. As with most visiting artists in definitions.” Artists transformed the kib- were what made this program a success. academic settings, my visit began with an butz perimeter security fence, which was From the lasting connections and friend- artist presentation that related my work originally constructed to protect kibbutz ships I can safely say that the program has and creative process to the workshop. The inhabitants from terrorists in neighboring just begun. presentation was followed by a workshop Lebanon (2 miles away), into an art gallery. in which the students gained an under- Welcome Home home on the Mediterranean Sea. Day 1: Meeting colleagues from Na- is unexpected but very exciting news. We work for about half a day, then lunch and quick to pick up the techniques, perhaps because of her major skill in jewelry mak- By Sharon Frankel hariya, Omaha and Akron to begin the tour the northern border and Rosh Kanikra, ing. The afternoon is spent at the Ghetto "Welcome Home," a poster at the Ben putting the mosaic work together. We are where a railroad was built to take people to Fighters House Museum and the Moshe Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, reminds one ahead of schedule and begin to believe that and from Europe. Kupferman Museum. We are treated to of how special Israel is. I arrived after a we may still be in Israel to view the project Day 2: I go to Stefany’s studio and we dinner with families in Kibbutzim. We 15-hour trip on Sabbath, knowing that I on the community center outer wall. This begin glass bead making lessons. She is had great fun with our host family, Yael had to wait until 9 p.m. for a train north to and Amnon Gill, who run their own bakery Nahariya and the Frank Hotel, our home business that began as part of their kibbutz. for a week. Yael’s baking was so successful, that she Much to my amazement was a man privatized, and currently rents space in the holding a sign with my name on it. We kibbutz to service bakeries and restaurants sped away in his taxi and arrived about 8 around Nahariya. p.m. where I unpacked and joined my col- Day 3: We tour Northern Israel, Pkiin, leagues from Toledo, Akron and Omaha for a Druze Village, the tomb of Rabbi Shimon a wondrous week of adventures. Bar-Yochai who wrote the Kabala, and Safed My tasks were twofold, participate in a or Tzfat, an ancient and mystical city with mosaic project about 3 x 4 feet to hang on Our tour group: Kim Goldberg, Daniel Chris- Collaborative ring made by Stefany Egozi and a great Artists’ Quarter. an outside wall of the Matte Asher region tensen, Dena Elisabeth Eber, Jane Petitjean, Sharon Frankel. Day 4: meeting with a group of 5th-6th- Sharon Frankel, Janice Woll, Bonnie Cohen and grade children from Nahariya to finish a community center, and to work with a in front, our guide Ronit Zinger. continued next page jeweler, Stefany Egozi, at her studio/gallery/ Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 13 Special Interest - Israel Artists in Residence mosaic piece which Akron, Ohio children had started about 3-4 months before; it was Since 1959 – Toledo's Own carried over by Akron’s Bonnie Cohen and Janice Woll to finish and hang in Nahariya. The themes of the mosaic picture echo love, fellowship and peace between the US and Israel, Akron and Nahariya, sister cities. ~ Traditional Hungarian Recipes ~ Day 5: Back to Stefany’s to complete our work; her earrings with my glass blooms 3314 Monroe St. • Toledo, OH and her ring with my glass bloom; both col- 419-241-1513 laborative pieces are great. In the evening we have a farewell dinner; it is beautiful World Famous Strudel! and poignant to say goodbye to wonder- Tues.-Fri., 11-8:30 ful people who we have met only a week NOW CELEBRATING 50 YEARS. Sat., 4-8:30 before, but feel as if we have known each Sun., 11:30-6:30 other for decades. THANK YOU TOLEDO! Closed Mon. After breakfast we take a taxi to Jerusa- lem where I meet my husband, Paul, and 20% OFF Entire Bill Anytime my friend, Barbara, who has always wanted to travel to Israel. We check out all the Eat-in or Carry-out • With Coupon • Expires 8/31/10 Christian sites with Barb, as she checks out Shabbat at the Western Wall and Masada Photo of the Mosaic Project as it is installed at the with us. We stay a week dining at the most Matte Asher Region Community Center. incredible places with dazzling celebrity One gift. Countless benefits. chefs taking kosher cooking to new heights! jewishtoledo.org Working Together Shay, her staff and kindergarten teachers in the Children’s Art Center for children 3-6 each month was evident in the creativity exhibited in the projects the kids completed. By Jane Petitjean years of age, a kindergarten. The art center They were colorful and imaginative and we When people work together, it is differ- runs a very unique format with one sole all had a great time with them. ent than just having a brief meeting on a purpose: Art! Orly established the center The Children's Art Center is located in visit or a tour. I have toured many places to expose the children of Akko, where the Akko, Israel, a very diverse area. Most of and met countless people. You know the center is located, to art. It is set up with the classes of 30 or so children were a mix routine: “Hello, pleased to meet you. a gallery, which is changed monthly, and of Arab Muslim, Russian immigrants and Yadda, yadda, yadda...It was nice to have studios where the children work. In the Israeli Jews. Fifty two percent of the local met you...So long!” Sometimes you stay gallery they learn about “gallery manners,” population in the area is Muslim. Much of in touch, but more often than not you how to observe art and how to participate the populations is economically challenged. really don't. in discussion about art. It was amazing to The Art Center’s purpose is to give the kids But when people work on a project hear some of the commentary coming from together, you’re get to know them, the kind these little ones! In the studios they get to of people they are, what gets them excited, experiment and experience art first-hand. what makes them laugh, what makes them Our projects were creating “pet rocks” and mad and what makes them cry. You share life-size self portraits. the Partnership 2000 Artist in Residency As I am not ﬂuent in Hebrew I had was all about for me. reservations about communicating with From June 3-10, I was fortunate enough the kids. But they quickly gave way to to travel to Israel to participate in an Artist exchanged smiles and laughter as the in Residency for the Central Area Consortium universal “kid-speak” bounced around the in Western Galilee with two other Toledoans, a creative haven of sorts, to foster not only creative minds but to help build bonds of friendship and peace. It is, after all, a Kindergarten. What an appropriate place the work load by helping a child cut out studio and gallery. “OK!” and “Wow!” are to plant the seeds of creativity and peace! spirals and cleaning up spilled paint. You international phrases, you know! Smiles We are currently looking for more art- share the coffee breaks and the cookies. You and giggles convey this as well. We com- ists to participate in an Artist in Residency share the triumphs of a “pet rock” success! municated with joy and enthusiasm toward Program 2011. It is an exceptional oppor- Day to day, you work toward a common our common interest: Art! The success tunity to experience art and Israel at the Sharon Frankel and Dena Eber. The oppor- that Orly has had with the more than same time. It is exciting and fulfilling. I goal and build a bond and form what will tunity enabled me to see Israel and its people be long lasting friendships. That is what 1000 children that go through the center highly recommend it! in a very special way. I worked with Orly Save the Date – Desert Queen Israel The next Desert Queen journey in Israel is scheduled 4x4 Jeep convoy in which teams members drive the Jeep The price does not include: Flights to and from Israel, for October 27 - November 2, 2010. (October 26 is the in challenging terrain. Desert Queen also includes hiking, medical and personal insurance. orientation day that participants' must attend.) self-exploration, teamwork, sleeping under the stars and This Program is open to women 20 and older with a Desert Queen is a Jeep journey, exclusively for women, much more. The journey is led by an experienced guide and valid driver’s license. which takes place in some of the most exotic and challeng- includes full logistical support, including a full-time doctor. Applications and more information can be obtained ing landscapes in the world. 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Page 14 • August 2010 • Toledo Jewish News Community Club 678 and BBYO Ride the Rides at Cedar Point The skies were gray, overcast and the threat of rain was on the horizon, but that didn’t stop us from having an amazing day at the world’s greatest amusement park. The bus ride was filled with chatter about which rides to get in line for first and which rides will make your stomach feel bad (so don’t eat before you go on it) as well as group singing to the movie Mulan 2! With tickets and drink bands on before getting off the bus, we were ready for a great day at “The Point.” The skies cleared, no rain (maybe a few drops), the sun came out and the lines were short. Our kids got to get off and on as many rides as they wanted to. Everyone did a nice job with check-in times and a great day was had by all. To learn more about Club 678 or BBYO, please contact Hallie Freed, Assistant Director of the Department of Jewish Programs and BBYO City Director at 419-724- Samantha Walkin, Mollie Groth, Ben Avi Levison and Zane Kruszynski pon- 0364 or Hallie@JewishToledo.org. Yaffe and Sam Zack smile for the camera. dering what do to next. Matt Davis, Ruthie Chaban, Rachel Fe- Jacob Groth and Stefan Kuehn. Kayla McQueen and Sydney Siegel are Jacob Dolin, Ben Ginsburg, Ben Perl- derman, Shayna Zack and Zoe Yaffe. all smiles. mutter, Ben Barmash and Chad Kripke. Babies, Bibs & More – Making Memories Israel Scouts continued from front page Making memories is exactly what we date! With many more on the horizon, did! this marked the beginning of beautiful With more than 40 participants and friendships as they will grow up together. 20 children in attendance, it was a great Everyone walked away with a special Sunday morning to meet, mix and mingle baby bag or BIG kids bag, depending on with each other. Families had the oppor- age. tunity to create a plate or a tile with their This event was supported by the Jack child’s hand print or footprint, depending Romanoff Community Family Program on the age of the child. You could decorate Fund. your creation any way you wanted to, from To learn more about Babies, Bibs & background color to color block to names More or to offer programming suggestions, MaryLou Whittaker, Nancy Newbury and special dates. please contact Rene Rusgo, Director, De- and Allie Berns all enjoying the music of Our campers are dancing. Older children had their own special art partment of Jewish Programs at 419-724- the Scouts. table and new friendships were fostered. For 0365 or Rene@JewishToledo.org. many, this was their baby’s first official play The Castiglione family, Vincent, Vin- cent, Adrianna and Kelly getting ready to create their masterpiece. Wendy Payne and son Jacob – perfect handprint. Zoe Yaffe and Emmie Brody. Josh Brody and Caravan member Illy. Lisa Haberstock-Jeffer, Grace Jeffer and Allison Sachs are ready to paint! BIG Kids art table. Mom Caitlyn Ackerman helping daugh- ter Brianna put the finishing touches on Dancing in the aisles! Dad Ian Katz and son Cobin her handprint plate. Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 15 Jewish Community Relations Council Guest Commentary JCRC Welcomes New Chairman, By Scott Rothstein This is in response to a letter writ- hasn’t the majority of non-hardliner Palestinians imposed restraint and Scott Rothstein ten by Amjad Hussain, published in moderation to prevent this Palestinian As you read this article, it has been more than a month since the JCRC has the Toledo Blade dated July 12, 2010. “core of hardliners” from escalating the had a new chair in place. Howard Friedman, past chair, and his wife Sharon have Hussain’s op-ed piece on the Mid- conflict and causing future suffering in settled into their new home in Atlanta to be closer to their family. Howard has east, Hard-liners present hurdles to Gaza? (Insert sounds of crickets chirp- worked for the JCRC tirelessly for the last 30-plus years and his experience and peace in Mideast, portrays the “hard- ing here). Obviously, since Israel can’t passion in this field will be sorely missed. liners” as the main obstacle towards negotiate with Palestinian hardliners You probably know the saying that “when one door closes, another door a peaceful settlement in the Mideast. (unequivocally committed to Israel’s opens.” I am thrilled to announce that walking through the JCRC door as the Outrageously, and contrary to both destruction) who exactly should Israel new Chairman is Scott Rothstein. Scott presently sits on our board and holds incontrovertible facts, and common talk to? The “moderate” Palestinian positions on the boards of the Multi-faith Council, Erase-the-Hate and the Ohio sense, Hussain concludes that it is Israel’s Government refuses to even sit down Jewish Communities Board of Directors. Scott brings new insight into the field “hard-liners” that are to blame! Under and negotiate face to face with Israel. and a wealth of knowledge on many topics. the guise of appearing evenhanded So…not only are the Palestinian I look forward to working side by side with Scott as we tackle the issues we he pays lip service to the existence of hardliners obstacles to peace, the so face as Jews and advocates for Israel. Palestinian “hardliners” but dismisses called Palestinian moderates are either their significance by claiming they are unwilling, or unable, to deliver as well. Sincerely, not a majority and that their “rhetoric When the Palestinians truly want to Wendy Goldstein, JCRC Director is…hollow…” reach an accord with Israel, as Jordan EXCUSE ME? Didn’t Israel’s demo- and Egypt did, I’m confident peace will cratically elected government dismantle come. Until then, the Palestinian and Israeli settlements in Gaza and forcibly Israeli people will continue to suffer. remove approximately nine thousand “hardliners” from Gaza in 2005? We I encourage all members of our com- know how that has worked out. The munity to make their voices heard by non-majority Palestinian “hardliners,” writing letters to our local and national who forcibly took control of Gaza in newspapers and picking up the phone and a bloody civil war with the acting Pal- calling our state representatives when the estinian government (the Palestinian need arises. Authority), lobbed SIX THOUSAND You can – and do – make a difference MISSLES DEEP INTO ISRAEL in when you choose not to remain silent! response to Israel’s withdrawal. Thank you, Obviously, the Palestinian hard- -Wendy Goldstein, JCRC Director/ liners’ rhetoric is not so hollow after Campaign Associate all. Please tell me Mr. Hussain, why Howard Friedman Scott Rothstein Page 16 • August 2010 • Toledo Jewish News Organizations HADASSAH NA’AMAT In Israel’s Corner admire the Jewish state for its self-reliance NA' AMAT Day-Night Home and social work and education students. By Nancy Falchuk and its success against great odds. They Every Wednesday, high school students, National president of Hadassah, the recognize that it shares America’s values. The children in our day-night home each matched to a child, take their charges Women’s Zionist Organization of American support also rests on the ef- in Hadera, ranging in age from eighteen for three hours of fun and play. America. forts of a Jewish community and organiza- months to seven years, literally have no- Every Attempt is made to unlock tional structure that is spread throughout where to turn. Sent by the Ministry of the children’s potential for growth and As president of Hadassah, the Women’s the US, from Florida to Alaska. Hadas- Social Welfare from all over Israel, they development. At Hadera, the aim is to Zionist Organization of America – an sah, for example, is made up of 300,000 come from homes where the mother is ill, recreate the setting of a real home and organization that has never wavered in households, located in every congressional either physically or emotionally; where family. Rooms are light and airy; each its support of Israel – I find the current district, involved in both local affairs and neither parent can adequately care for child has his own clothes and toys and climate painful. talking to our friends and representatives them; or where the whole home picture everyone who participates in the care For millennia the Jewish people have about Israel. is so deprived or disturbed that a normal, treats the child as their own. Like moth- lived, and often thrived, amid prejudice. Those who know us – our neighbors healthy childhood is impossible. ers, the meta plot teach names of body But even if we can get along without the and officials in Washington – know that Often the children of drug addicts, parts, colors, show the children how to respect of others, that doesn’t prevent us we build as well as talk. They know that alcoholics and the like, they arrive with an draw, use the playground equipment and from desiring it. That is why the mood Hadassah contributes to Israel’s reputation overlay of emotional and developmental care for themselves. right now for Israel’s supporters in America as an ethical society. problems. They come from homes where The older children are disbursed to is so gloomy. They know that our hospitals in Jerusa- no one listened to them, not spoke to over a dozen different kindergartens The one-sided view of the blockade of lem are oases of peace in a troubled region. them. More often than not the children and nurseries in an effort to make them Gaza, which pops up in opinion columns, From our example, they know that medi- are depressed and have poor cognitive and a part of the community, not a "group blogs, demonstrations and conversations, cine can transcend politics and borders. language skills and a poor grasp of basic within a group." With this basic, loving reveals large numbers of people unwilling We not only cooperate as individuals concepts. It is not unusual for children nurturing behind them, children proceed or incapable of putting themselves in Israel’s in local affairs, we also partner with other to have inexplicable pains and fears, or at age six to other care homes or, if we position. Some commentators have even organizations to advance common goals. not to have learned to walk or talk at are lucky, are reunited with the family questioned its strategic value to the US. Hadassah’s newest partnership is with Susan the usual age. that we in NA' AMAT have helped to Last week, protesters impeded the un- G. Komen for the Cure – a global power A team of professionals: psychologists, make whole again. loading of an Israeli cargo ship in Oakland, in the fight against breast cancer – and the social workers, speech and occupational NA' AMAT USA'S Spiritual adoption California. city of Jerusalem. therapists evaluate and treat each child. program helps provide for these children. Within the Jewish community, there This coming October, that partnership They are cared for by loving and highly For a contribution of $360, the donor is angst about a younger generation either is bringing the Komen organization’s Race trained NA' AMAT meta plot (day-care receives a picture of her “spiritually ad- indifferent or alienated from any relation- for the Cure event to Israel for the first time. workers) whose work is supplemented by opted” child. These children are Israel’s ship with the Jewish state. Through coalitions like this, we music instructors, a kindergarten teacher most needy, and we are proud to be able AS PRESIDENT of Hadassah, the strengthen Israel and engage in health care and volunteers from our Timon schools to provide for them. Women’s Zionist Organization of America diplomacy. – an organization that has never wavered As the largest nongovernmental em- in its support of Israel – I find the current ployer in Jerusalem, Hadassah is as dedi- climate painful. At the same time, I think a hard-headed look at how Israel’s image is cated today to the building of Israel as our grandmothers and great grandmothers were ORT faring in the world reveals a bigger picture when the organization began in 1912. We than today’s headlines. are not Pollyannas who believe Israel is Kadima Mada Conference tional research project examining the use To begin with, Hadassah’s representa- perfect, but we refuse to make every action of technology in schools, gave a ringing or decision taken by an Israeli government Confronts Declining Technol- tives in most countries in Europe and endorsement of the Kadima Mada, which South America report growing efforts to a test of our love. ogy in Schools has seen the installation of high-tech science delegitimize Israel. Through Hadassah This month, 1,500 Hadassah conven- At Kadima Mada’s recent Annual laboratories, fully equipped staff rooms and International, an organization of men tion delegates will gather in Hallandale, Conference in Jerusalem, principals and Internet-connected “smart classes,” as well and women of all faiths, established by Florida, where we will reaffirm our support educators charged with implementing as the provision of vital teacher training. HWZOA specifically to build bridges for Israel in spirit and in practice. We’ll ORT’s innovative Science Journey projects To this end, he praised Kadima Mada’s through medicine, Hadassah International explore what actions we can take to protect in schools across Israel were informed that Teacher Empowerment Centers for equip- leaders stand up to debunk myths about its image in the world. We’ll discuss our while computers per student/school have ping educators with the training they need unethical behavior, many of them related health and education programs, including increased in many countries over the past to incorporate new and emerging educa- to medical care. the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital five years, in Israel the ratio has deteriorated. tional technologies and methodologies into We have successfully fought European Tower, the new medical facility we will ORT’s programmatic arm in Israel, their classrooms. “These centers make it calls for boycotting Israeli doctors and scien- dedicate in Jerusalem in 2012. Kadima Mada, is affectively addressing this possible for teachers to create innovative tists, and practice “health care diplomacy,” And we’ll talk about our youth move- troubling scenario. In partnership with lessons for their students while helping them and in doing so bring to the world’s atten- ment, Young Judaea, a pillar of Taglit- government ministries and local authorities, to understand the complex technologies tion Israel as a moral and ethical society. Birthright, and how to strengthen the ties the program is delivering unprecedented, they are using,” he added. While the effort to delegitimize Israel between American Jewish youth and the ground-breaking science and technology “We plan to take Professor Miodusar seems to be spreading in Europe, it still has Jewish state. education to more than 30 communities on a tour to see firsthand what Kadima gained little traction in America. Public Neither Hadassah nor the other dedi- and municipalities, mostly located on the Mada doing in bringing interactive ‘smart opinion polls consistently reveal broad cated Jewish organizations in America can periphery of Israel. This rapidly expanding classes’ to schools across northern Israel. public support among Americans. convince everyone in an indifferent or multi-million dollar initiative is offering I think he’ll like what he sees,” said the Despite inevitable debates over spe- hostile world that Israel’s security concerns greater opportunities, increased resources organizer of the Principals’ Conference, cific policy questions, that backing at the are legitimate. But we firmly believe that a and improved facilities. Dr. Osnat Dagan. grassroots level extends to the corridors world in which Israel and the Jewish people Professor David Miodusar, the Head of ORT is investing $12.6 million to of power in Washington, where bedrock are respected is a world that is better for the Department of Science and Technology install 400 ‘smart classrooms’ throughout support for Israel remains the rule rather everyone. Teaching at Tel Aviv University’s School of northern Israel. Over a two-year period, than the exception. We don’t take anyone’s support for Education, told conference participants that Kadima Mada has tripled the number of There are many reasons for this support. granted, nor do we consider support from not only has the availability of technology such high-tech classrooms by equipping Though the media doesn’t like to recycle the any quarter permanently lost. We are in schools in Israel worsened in comparison schools with Interactive Whiteboards, same vocabulary every day, most Americans committed to making our case and doing with other countries, but that math teachers wireless Internet and other technological know deep down that Israel is the only stable our work. very rarely use computers in their teaching. aids, as well as providing teacher training democracy in the Middle East. Americans He also emphasized that technology alone in their use. was not the solution. By 2012, Kadima Mada will reach “The most important thing is that 240,000 students at 188 schools in more teachers know how to use the technology than 80 municipalities. This new technol- One gift. Countless benefits. effectively in a pedagogical sense. It’s im- portant to take a long term approach, there ogy will improve the learning capabilities of Israel’s children and inevitably lead to are no one-off solutions,” he said. the reduction in the existing social gaps JewishToledo.org In his remarks, Professor Miodusar, who is a part of Tel Aviv University’s interna- while bringing about an educational social revolution. Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 17 Special Interest Installation of Induction Loop System Offers Unique Option for Hearing Impaired Installation of the new Audio Loop aide, the new Audio Loop System allows Solutions System has recently been these individuals to clearly hear sounds completed in the Leonard Lounge and which the hearing aid was unable to pick Romanoff Patio in the JCC building, up before. Pelham Manor’s Weinman Hall and the Darlington Hall of the Sekach Building. Special thanks to Susan Kaufman for This is very exciting news for members all of her assistance and guidance with of our community who are hearing this project, and to Andy Jankowski of impaired, as this unique system allows Audio Loop Solutions for the wonderful for clearer hearing with a hearing aid job of installation of the system. without simply amplifying the sound. 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Sunday, August 22 1 – 2:30 p.m. UJC Campus, Romanoff Patio This event is free FREE Books and CD’s – Are you getting YOURS?The PJ Library® is completely FREE for participating families in the United Jewish Council of Greater Toledo Join Sunday’s-A-Fun Day for our third year of programming. Come and hang out Region. with your Sunday’s-A-Fun Day friends before school starts for an afternoon of water games and so much more! The PJ Library seeks to engage Jewish families with young children. Each par- Make sure to dress to get wet! ticipating child in our community will receive a high quality Jewish children’s book Don’t forget to bring some spare change to donate to our giant tzedakah jar. or CD every month, from age six months through age eight. *Emergency Form and Code of Conduct must be on file to participate. R.S.V.P. Each book and CD comes with resources to help families use the selection in required by Monday, August 16 to Barb Hager at 419-724-0357 or Barb@Jewish- their home. The book and music list has been selected by the foremost children’s Toledo.org.*NO WALK-INS WILL BE ACCEPTED. book experts and includes a wide array of themes related to Jewish holidays, folktales and Jewish family life. And the PJ ABC FOOD BOOKS for August are: Kids Klub & Club 678 Apples & Honey (ages 6 months to 2 years) - Apples and Honey by Joan Holub Tzedekah for Sukkot! Bagels & Lox (ages 2 to 3) – Today Is the Birthday of the World by Linda Heller Sunday, September 19 Challah Toast (ages 3 to 4) - Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride by Debo- 2-3:30 p.m. Club 678 is for For Jewish Youth in 4th and 5th grade Jewish Youth in rah Bodin Cohen Meet at Build-A-Bear – Franklin Park Mall (near the food 6th-8th grade Dates & Almonds (ages 4 to 5) - The World’s Birthday by Barbara Diamond court) Goldin $5 per person – Includes: One bear to donate and snacks Egg Matza (ages 5 to 6) - The Hardest Word by Jacqueline Jules Join Kids Klub and Club 678 for a “beary” fun-filled afternoon! We will be creating Falafel (ages 6 to 7) – New Year at the Pier by April Halprin Wayland cuddly bears to be donated to less fortunate children of the greater Toledo area and will Gefilte Fish (ages 7 to 8) – Even Higher by Eric Kimmel celebrate Sukkot together during this very special event. Hamantaschen (ages 8 and older) - The Secret Shofar of Barcelona by Jacqueline Don’t forget to bring some spare change to donate to our giant tzedakah jar. Dembar Greene You must have an emergency form on file to participate! R.S.V.P. and payment are required by Friday, September 17, to Barb Hager at 419-724-0357 or To learn more about the PJ Library and to ensure that your child receives this Barb@JewishToledo.org. *No walk- in registrations will be accepted for this event. wonderful gift, please contact René Rusgo, 419-724-0365 or Rene@JewishTo- ledo.org. The PJ Library® is supported by the Gary and Andrea Delman Family Foundation. B'not Shalom's Free Car Wash When: August 29 Time: 12:30- 3:30 p.m. Place: The Temple Congregation Shomer Emunim Department of Jewish Programs Come and help support your local BBYO BBG chapter, B’not Shalom, before, after Presents: and during the 7th Annual Helping Families Live Jewishly Summer Fun Carnival (1-2:30 p.m.) B’not Shalom is a part of the Jewish Youth Organization BBYO which Summer Films is a non-profit organization. Donations are appreciated! Showings begin promptly at 7 p.m. Darlington Hall Leo and Vera Sekach Community BBYO Wants You! Services Building My name is Alec Stern, I am going to Jewish community. 6505 Sylvania Ave. be a junior this upcoming school year and I If you are nervous and do not want to These films will be shown free of am BSN’s Godol for this term. This means go alone, bring a friend (as long as he or charge, but registration is requested I am the president of the BSN Board. she is Jewish and between grades 9-12). We one week prior to each showing. Please BSN stands for Brown Smullin Neufeld. are planning lots of amazing programs and bring non-perishable canned goods for the JFS Food Bank. We have two awesome advisors for BSN; can’t wait to have you join us! Light refreshments will be offered, but feel free to bring your own favorite Chad Kripke and Kyle Schwartz. BBYO is If you are wondering how to get your kosher snacks. open to any Jewish 9th-12th-grader who kid involved in BBYO, here are some op- wants to have fun while meeting other tions: email me at email@example.com, Monday, August 9 Jewish teens in Toledo as well as in cities or email our City Director Hallie Freed at Beau Jest like Cleveland, Canton, Akron and more. firstname.lastname@example.org. 90 minutes. English - Rated PG You will learn about leadership, gain social Hope to see you soon! for some mild thematic elements skills and get more active in the Toledo and brief language Lainie Kazan stars as the classic Ohio Northern Region #23 B’nai Brith Youth Jewish mother obsessed with finding a “nice Jewish boy” for her disinterested Organization daughter in this funny, warm, movie. Based on an off-Broadway hit “Beau 2010 – 2011 CALENDAR OF EVENTS Jest” offers a tale about falling in love October 15 – 17 Fall Kickoff Akron that gets complicated when the daugh- November 19 – 21 Leadership Training Institute Camp Wise ter’s little white lies spin out of control! January 28 – 30 Kallah Hiram House April 7 – 10 Regional Convention Cleveland To make a reservation for a DJP May 13 – 15 Josh Mendelsohn Camp Wise Film, please call Barb Hager at 419- New Member Weekend 724-0357or Barb@JewishToledo.org. To learn more about the DJP Films, FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BBYO locally, please contact Hallie Freed, please call René Rusgo at 419-724- Assistant Director Department of Jewish Programs and BBYO City Director at 419- 0365 or Rene@JewishToledo.org. 724-0364 or Hallie@JewishToledo.org for information about the region - Phone: 216-360-0075 – email: email@example.com or www.bbyo.org. Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 19 Next Generation BGSU Hillel Summer Report Our Newest There are many exciting things com- Student Board, 2010-2011 B’nai Tzedek Students ing up this year for BGSU Hillel! Fall BGSU Hillel’s Executive Board for semester begins on August 23. Welcome Jonathan Intrater the 2010-2011 academic year: Back Week festivities will run from the We are thrilled to welcome Jonathan Intrater to our family of B’nai Tzedek Philan- 23-27. Our plans for the Welcome Back thropic Fund holders. Jonathan attends Ottawa Hills Junior High where he participates Picnic are underway; it is scheduled President- in football and soccer. He also enjoys swimming and spending time with friends and for August 28. We will be cooking Ashley Berman (Cleveland, Ohio) family. Jonathan and his family are members of Congregation B’nai Israel. Jonathan is kosher dogs on the lawn of the Bowen- VP of Religion & Education- also active in Congregation B’nai Israel Religious School, Talmud Torah, Kadima and Thompson Student Union to welcome Abigail Frankel (Averill Park, New Club 678. When asked why he established a B’nai new Jewish students to BGSU. York) Tzedek Fund, Jonathan replied, “to help my Jewish VP of Social Programming- community and others.” Along with social events, BGSU Hillel Rachel Letwin (Pittsburgh, Pennsyl- has some great ideas for the holidays dur- vania) ing the fall semester. We will be providing Secretary- Morgan Levin rides to local synagogues for the High Daniel Intrater (Akron, Ohio) We are thrilled to welcome Daniel Intrater to our Holy Days, and will be having a Break Treasurer- Kaitlin Pontier family of B’nai Tzedek Philanthropic Fund holders. the Fast meal at the Bowen-Thompson Daniel attends Ottawa Hills Junior High where he Student Union on the evening of Sep- (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) participates in football, soccer, cross country and tember 18. We will also build a Suk- Public Relations Officer- track. He also enjoys swimming and spending time kah on the Union Green (tentatively Sophie Goldenberg (Akron, Ohio) Jonathan and Daniel Intrater with friends and family. Daniel and his family are scheduled for September 23). This past members of Congregation B’nai Israel. Daniel is also year it was enjoyed by approximately 60 Contact information: active in Congregation B’nai Israel Religious School, Talmud Torah, Kadima and Club students who stopped by to make crafts 678. When asked why he established a B’nai Tzedek Fund, Daniel replied, “to help my and shake the lulav and etrog. It was an Dr. Kyle Ingle, Faculty Advisor Jewish community and others.” exciting and fun learning experience for Email: firstname.lastname@example.org all. More exciting events and details to be announced soon! Deborah Becker Ashley Berman, President We are thrilled to welcome Deborah Becker to our fam- -Ashley Berman BGSU Hillel President Email: email@example.com ily of B’nai Tzedek Philanthropic Fund Holders. Deborah attends Toledo School for the Arts where she participates in piano, Glass City Steel Jr. and Junior Thespian Club. She also enjoys music, art, playing the piano, cartooning, University of Toledo Hillel Names Hebrew study, friendship bracelet design, nature, biology and photography. Deborah and her family are members of New Advisor Congregation B’nai Israel. Deborah is also active in Sunday school and Club 678. When asked why she established a B’nai The Department of Jewish Programs teacher for the David S. Stone Hebrew Tzedek Fund, Deborah replied, “I established a B’nai Tzedek is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Lane as Academy. Elizabeth is the daughter of Fund because it’s the right thing to do for the Jewish community and for the world.” the Hillel Advisor at the University of Jill and Bill Lane and the wife of Andrew Toledo. Elizabeth is a graduate of The Mariani. Art Academy of Cincinnati where she was If you or someone you know has We hope that the examples set by our B’nai Tzedek Fund holders will inspire and active with the University of Cincinnati a student attending UT, Owens or encourage many other young adults to come forward and establish their own personal Hillel. Her favorite program while at Lourdes, be sure to let Elizabeth know fund. A student’s gift of $125 quickly grows to $500 through a generous match from Hillel was FYSH: First Year Students at so she can welcome them and share the Suzanne and Allan Cohn B’nai Tzedek Fund and the Toledo Jewish Community Hillel. Along with being the new advisor the programming calendar with them. Foundation. On an annual basis, fund holders will be able to designate a minimum of Hillel, Elizabeth is the Judaic Specialist She can be contacted by emailing charitable contribution of 5% of their fund to a Jewish community need of their choice. and Pre-School teacher at the JCC/YMCA UTHillel@JewishToledo.org. Contact Rene Rusgo at 419-724-0365 or firstname.lastname@example.org, for more informa- Pre-School and an after school programs tion. Please visit our web site at www.jewishtoledo.org – Toledo Jewish Community Foundation link. Hillel News University of Toledo Hillel is off and gramming in the fall for the high holidays Mazel Tov to Our B’nai Tzedek Seniors running with fantastic programs planned as well as joining together with BSGU, The Suzanne and Allan Cohn B’nai Tze- Rachel Intrater for the upcoming school year! This fall we Owens and Lourdes for guest speakers and dek Teen Philanthropy Program of the Alexandra Klein will be having Shabbat Programs once a campus sporting events. Toledo Jewish Community Foundation Allison Klumb month which will include services, dinner We are so excited for the students and the Department of Jewish Programs Sarah Lamb and a chance to get to know other Jewish to come back to campus this August! of the United Jewish Council of Greater Chelsea Mollekamp students on campus. If you would like to help put together Toledo wish our graduating seniors Hilary Perlman Hillel will also be reaching out to the "Welcome to Hillel" baskets for our in- Mazel Tov! Andrew Rothschild incoming freshman by starting monthly coming freshman to receive during their We are so proud of all of your accom- Alex Silverman FYSH (First-Year Students at Hillel) pro- first week on campus, please email us at plishments and we aspire to think that Sean Stein grams. Whether students are interested in UTHillel@JewishToledo.org. the lessons learned through your phil- Nicholas Thanasiu learning about birthright, Jewish Toledo For more information on HillelUT anthropic acts of kindness and generos- Chad Weiner culture or looking to make new friends, programs please call 419-724-0365 or ity will be the beginning of a beautiful there will be many opportunities for them email us at UTHillel@JewishToledo.org. relationship of understanding and taking Wishing you continued successes in all to feel at home in the Toledo Jewish com- Elizabeth Lane action for the needs of your community that you encounter, munity. University of Toledo Hillel Advisor and Israel! Throughout the past four As always, we will be having special pro- years this group has contributed more Arleen Levine than $1,876 to Jewish causes. Toledo Jewish Community Foundation Director May you always go from strength to strength. René Rusgo Mazel Tov to: Department of Jewish Programs Director Gabrielle Cohen Benjamin Delman Hallie Freed Hanna Fotsch Department of Jewish Programs Assis- Cydney Goldberg tant Director Page 20 • August 2010 • Toledo Jewish News UJC Quarterly Contributions 4/9/10 - 7/5/10 Alexx Klein B'nai Tzedek Fund JFS Tributes Dr. Eli Abramson & Mrs. Nora Romanoff In Honor of Graduation of Alexx Klein Mr. & Mrs. Greg Zaurov In Honor of Anne & Jeff Bauer's Special Anniversary Ann & Abe Levine Community Leadership Fund of the Temple In Honor of Helen Grubb's Special Mr. & Mrs. Joel A. Levine In Memory of Joyce Siegel Birthday Mr. & Mrs. William R. Treuhaft In Honor of Marla & Gordon Levine's In Honor of Hazzan Jamie Gloth's Special Special Anniversary Birthday In Honor of Daniel and Benji Delman B'nai Tzedek Fund Jonathan Intrater's B'nai Mitzvah Mrs. Nora Romanoff & Dr. Eli Abramson In Honor of Benji Delman's High School In Honor of Lilly Kaplan's Bat Mitzvah Graduation In Honor of the Birth of Diana Lipszyc's Granddaughter Hilary Perlman B'nai Tzedek Fund In Honor of Bina Carr's Special Birthday Mr. & Mrs. Richard P. Greenblatt In Honor of Bobbye & Dave Shall's Special Anniversary Morgan Isenberg B'nai Tzedek Fund In Honor of Eva Touran's Special Birthday Mr. & Mrs. Linwood A. Miller In Honor of Sandy Romanoff receiving the Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award Jack Romanoff Community Program Fund Mr. Paul Goldner & Pelham Manor Fund Mrs. Julie Somogye-Goldner In Honor of Nora Romanoff & Eli Mr. & Mrs. Milford H. Meyers In Honor of Richard Kaplin's Special Abramson's Anniversary Birthday Mrs. Nora Romanoff & Dr. Eli Abramson In Honor of Mindy & Jack Romanoff's Rebecca Berland B'nai Tzedek Fund Wedding Anniversary Mr. & Mrs. Stanford H. Odesky In Honor of Rebecca Berland's In Honor of Neil Miller's Special Birthday Confirmation Speedy Recovery to Elaine Kanter United Jewish Council Board of Directors In Honor of Hallie and David Freed's new Ross Treuhaft Special Needs Spirituality Fund daughter Mr. & Mrs. William R. Treuhaft In Memory of Joyce Siegel In Honor of Sherry Majewski's new Mr. & Mrs. Frederick J. Treuhaft In Memory of Joan E. Weissbrod daughter In Honor of Gross Electric's 100th Year of Mr. & Mrs. Joel S. Beren In Honor of Business Mark Liber's Special Birthday In Honor of Sharon Kripke's Special Ruth Fajerman Markowicz Holocaust Resource Center Birthday Mr. & Mrs. Jon M. Levine In Honor of the Birth of Gavin Markowicz In Honor of the Birth of Hallie & David Mr. & Mrs. Greg Zaurov In Honor of Dr. & Mrs. Allen Freed's Daughter Markowicz's Special Anniversary In Honor of Jon Liebenthal's Special Birthday Samuel Gold B'nai Tzedek Fund In Honor of Marla & Gordon Levine's Mr. & Mrs. Jerold H. Gold In Memory of Rabbi Bernard Lipnick Special Anniversary In Honor of Arlene & Jerry Russell's In Memory of Rabbi Garsek's Brother Grandson's Bar Mitzvah In Memory of Max Newmark Jason Levine B'nai Tzedek Fund In Honor of JoJo Markowicz's Special Mr. & Mrs. Jon M. Levine In Honor of the Birth of Levi Silverman Birthday In Memory of Edward Pesin In Honor of Rabbi & Meira Saks' In Honor of Emma Podolsky's daughter’s Wedding Bat Mitzvah In Honor of Rabbi Weinstein's Special TBJE Tributes Birthday Ms. Amy Garber In Honor of the 15th Anniversary of the In Honor of Mr. & Mrs. Allen Leveton's Graduation of the Hebrew Academy Special Anniversary Class of 1995 In Honor of Drs. Rona & John Simon's Mr. & Mrs. Greg Zaurov In Honor of the Birth of Hallie & David Special Anniversary Freed's Daughter In Honor of Nancy & Gary Beren's In Honor of Drs. John & Rona Simon's Special Anniversary Special Anniversary Jenny Zaurov Bnai Tzedek Fund TJCF Contribution Mr. & Mrs. Greg Zaurov In Honor of Dena Eber's Special Birthday Mr. Josh Eichenhorn In Honor of Sharon Speyer's Marriage Jewish Experience Fund UJC Contributions Mr. & Mrs. Jon M. Levine In Honor of the Bar Mitzvah of Daniel Mr. & Mrs. Greg Zaurov In Honor of Drs. Dagmar & Howard Intrater and Jonathan Intrater Stein's Special Birthdays Mr. & Mrs. Eli H. Benstein In Honor of Carol Simon receiving the Mr. & Mrs. Robert Stelzer In Honor of Jonathan Intrater's Bar UJC Silver Circle Award Mitzvah In Honor of Sandy Romanoff receiving the In Honor of Daniel Intrater's Bar Mitzvah Kipnis Wilson Award In Honor of Andy Klumb receiving TBJE Yad L'zakayn (JFS) Ben Solomon Outstanding Trustee Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Weinman In Honor of Bill & Joanne Treuhaft's Award Adult B'nai Mitzvah In Honor of Gail & Jay Mirrow receiving Dr. & Mrs. Steven J. Weiss In Honor of Bill & Joanne Treuhaft's the UJC Silver Circle Award Adult B'nai Mitzvah In Honor of Donald Solomon receiving the Endowment Achievement Award Zoe Yaffe B'nai Tzedek Fund In Honor of Nora Romanoff receiving the Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Rusgo In Memory of Isadore Leibovitz UJC Silver Circle Award In Memory of Gary Sloan In Honor of Andy Golding receiving the In Honor of Andrew Rothschild's High UJC Harry Levison Young Leadership School Graduation Award In Honor of the Birth of In Honor of Elliot Feit becoming the UJC Cyndi & Kyle Ingle's Daughter President In Memory of Rabbi Garsek's Brother Toledo Jewish News • August 2010 • Page 21 Simchas Engagement Laurie and Neil Bornstein are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay, to James (Jamie) Kaplan, son of Pat and Harold Kaplan, of St. Paul Minn. Lindsay is a graduate of The Ohio State University and is currently pursuing her Mas- ters of Social Work Degree at St. Catherine University in St. Paul. Jamie is a graduate of University of Kansas and is an Account Supervisor at Cramer-Krasselt advertising. Lindsay's grandparents are Don and Marcia Okun, Elaine Bornstein and the late Jerome Bornstein. Jamie’s grandparents are Esther Kaplan, the late Reuben Kaplan and the late Zelda and Art Johnson, all of St. Paul, Minn. Lindsay and Jamie will be married in May, 2011 at Temple Shomer Emunim and will reside in St. Paul, Minn. Mazel Tov Kathryn Linver Daniel Stein, son of Sanford and Sharon Stein, was ordained as a rabbi at a ceremony held at The Jewish Theological Seminary of America on May 17, 2010. Daniel is the grandson of Ida Stein and the late Jack Stein, the late Nicholas and Mary Rubin, and is the great nephew of Harry and Leeta Nistel. Rabbi Stein is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Memorialist Music (2004), and Sylvania Southview High School (2000); he is also an alumnus of serving the Jewish Community the Stone Hebrew Academy. While studying at JTS, Daniel served student pulpits in for over 20 years the Bronx and Middletown, New York and, in 2009-2010, was the Legacy Heritage Foundation Rabbinic Fellow at Congregation Shomrei Torah in Tallahassee, Florida. Concurrent with his rabbinical studies at JTS, Daniel completed a master's degree in Jewish literature and was a visiting student in Jewish languages at Tel Aviv University • Distinctive & Personally Designed Memorials and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has also been the recipient of academic awards in the fields of Jewish literature and thought. • Finest Materials & Craftmanship Daniel will be assuming a pulpit as rabbi of Congregation B’nai Abraham in Easton, • Competitive Prices Pennsylvania this fall. He is married to Dena Stein, a graduate of the School of Educa- tion at Hebrew Union College, New York. Call 419-882-0607 days or evenings Mazel Tov Stephen A. 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Monday, August 2 Monday, August 16 and civic issues such as the rights of the "The new Jewish music scene is a party Camp L'chaim Toledo Jewish Cemetery Association Roma and other ethnic minorities. scene, not a concert scene, and the older 7:30-10 p.m. (Sekach Bldg, Board Music is a highlight of Bankito. generation doesn't relate to it," Cohen Tuesday, August 3 Room) Hagesher, the Daniel Kardos Quartet said. "In a way, they want an art form that Camp L'chaim and other Jewish bands such as Nigun won't be understood by the traditional BBG Program Tuesday, August 17 and Triton Electric Oktopus will perform. Jewish establishment." 4-6:30 p.m. (Board Room and BBG Program "We're at a fascinating moment in Jew- In many ways, Kardos exemplifies Leonard Lounge) 4:30-6 p.m. (JCC Board Room) ish music: It's hip again," said Michigan's both the musical variety and the variety Jack Zaientz, who authors the Teruah of influences that help shape the scene. Wednesday, August 4 Wednesday, August 18 Jewish music blog. "There's an amazing In addition to Hagesher and his own Camp L'chaim Temple Shomer Emunim Board gang of musicians who are young, smart, quartet, he composes film music and Sisterhood Maj Tournament Meeting urban and Jewish, and making their Jewish plays with several other bands. One of 1-4 p.m. (Etz Chayim) 7:30-9:30 p.m. (Temple) identities a core part of their music and them, Shkayach, is a collaboration with stage identities." Polnauer, a rabbi's daughter and power- Thursday, August 5 Thursday, August 19 The Budapest musicians take their cues ful vocalist who raps with Hagesher and Camp L’Chaim Ort Luncheon Meeting from Jewish bands in North America, other groups. Shkayach forms a contrast Women In the Middle Program 1-3 p.m. (Off Campus) Paris, London and elsewhere that also with their rap and progressive jazz work 6-8:30 p.m. experiment with new forms and fusions. by creating an intimate acoustic sound Sunday, August 22 Among their models are John Zorn, the based on traditional Yiddish and Israeli Friday, August 6 Sunday a Funday Pool Party avant-garde composer who has promoted melodies. Camp L’Chaim 12:30-3 p.m. (Leonard Lounge and "Radical Jewish Culture" on his Tzadik Kardos attended a Jewish high school Patio) label since 1995, DJ Socalled and Bal- in Budapest and made aliyah after gradu- Saturday, August 7 Temple Shomer Emunim Beirut kan Beat Box, and Orthodox reggae star ation. In Israel, he learned Hebrew and Sheridan Wagner's Bat Mitzvah Fundraiser Matisyahu and rapper Y-Love. studied jazz at the Rubin Academy of 10:30 a.m.-noon (Temple Shomer 5:30-9 p.m. (Temple Shomer Trumpeter Frank London, who regu- Music in Jerusalem. But like many young Emunim ) Emunim ) larly tours Europe with the Klezmatics and Hungarian Jews who moved to Israel in other bands, has had a particularly strong the 1990s, he decided after three years to Monday, August 9 Tuesday, August 24 impact with his mash-ups of klezmer, return to Hungary, where he continued DJP Summer Film JSS, JFS SAC & DJP Difficult Balkan brass and even Gospel. his studies. 7-9 p.m. (Sekach Building Decisions Series "Everyone is influenced by Frank It was only back in Budapest, Kardos Darlington Hall) 6-8 p.m. (Congregation B'nai Israel) London through the Klezmatics," said said, that he realized the importance to 2011 Maccabi/ArtsFest Meeting Bob Cohen, a Hungarian-American him of both Jewish music and his own Tuesday, August 10 (JCC/YMCA & DJP/UJC) musician and writer who has lived in Jewish identity. Sisterhood Board Meeting 6-8 p.m. (Leonard Lounge/Patio) Budapest since the 1980s. "But another "It was strange because when I was in 10-11 a.m. (Etz Chayim) big influence in Hungary is Israeli raves Israel, I wasn't open so much to the Jewish BBYO BBG Program Thursday, August 26 on Tel Aviv beaches." musical traditions," he said. 4:30-6 p.m. (Board Room and YAD Bar Night "I played at Jewstock a couple of years Away from Israel, though, Kardos said Leonard Lounge) 6:30-9 p.m. (Mongolian BBQ) ago," Cohen said. "People there had an that "I realized that it was more important Congregation Etz Chayim Board academic interest in klezmer, but what than I thought. I was very young when I Wednesday, August 11 Meeting they want is to go out and rave." was in Israel, and I didn't realize that it's YAD Network and Nosh 7:45-9:30 p.m. (Congregation Etz In some ways, Cohen said, the new very important to be Jewish and have all 12:15-1:30 p.m. (Pam's Corner) Chayim) Jewish music scene in Budapest devel- these traditions." Temple Shomer Emunim Executive Etz Chayim Board Meeting oped as a reaction to a more traditional He added, "I think I was too young for Committee Mtg. 7:45-9:30 p.m. (Congregation Etz klezmer music scene that many young the music, too. After some time I realized 6-7 p.m. (Temple Shomer Emunim) Chayim) people now perceive as part of the stuffy that when I hear those Eastern melodies, mainstream establishment. The Buda- I just feel like home. It's so natural to Sunday, August 15 Saturday, August 28 pest Klezmer Band, for example, the me. Like being in a swimming pool and Making it Happen at Home- Cooking Dolev Buller's Bar Mitzvah city's best-known Jewish music group, floating." Sessions 9:30 a.m.-noon (Congregation performs internationally in opera houses 9:30-5 p.m. (Temple Shomer B'nai Israel) Classifieds Emunim) Sunday, August 29 Congregation Etz Chayim - Jewish DJP 7th Annual Summer Fun Food Fair & Picnic Carnival 3-7 p.m. (Congregation Etz 1-2:30 p.m. (JCC Playground Area Chayim) or Pavilion Area) It is easy to run a classified ad in the Toledo Jewish News! First 12 words - $8, $.10 per additional word. Support Our Advertisers Phone numbers and abbreviations count as separate words. Ads must be received by the 15th of the month. Simply email your ad and billing information to Sharon@jewishtoledo.org or call 419-724-0363 for more information. Who Support Us! Tell them you saw their ad in Advertising Opportunity Are you a home-based craftsman, creating unique items for sale? Are you looking to the Toledo Jewish News. let your community know about your jewelry, arts, cakes or gifts? Consider placing an ad in the Toledo Jewish News. 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You and your parents are cordially invited to join us for an informal chat about Maccabi and what an amazing experience it can be for YOU on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 JCC/YMCA Campus – Leonard Lounge The Northwest Ohio Jewish Book Fair What does Northwest Ohio Jewish 6:30 p.m. is proud to offer our local authors and Book Fair provide? Learn about security, housing accommodations, family travel and so much illustrators an opportunity to share with • Author/Illustrator event will be more! the community. publicized in the Northwest Ohio Jewish Reservations are required for this meeting by August 23 to Barb Hager 419- When is TOT? Book Fair publicity. 724-0357 or Barb@JewishToledo.org. For questions about the program please Sunday, November 14, 2010 • Water, table for book display and contact René Rusgo 419-724-0365 or Rene@JewishToledo.org or Kacy Myers UJC Campus selling. 419-724-0306 or KMyers@ymcatoledo.org. 10:30 a.m. – noon JCC Maccabi Israel Experience How to Register for TOT: Basic Program Information: Who is eligible to participate in TOT? All applications must be submitted in Dates: July 24 – August 5, 2011 • Author/Illustrator must be Jewish or entirety by email to Rene@JewishToledo.org Program Fee: $2,990* the book must be Jewish in content. no later than August 31, 2010. Please Teen Participant Ages: 14-17 years old (as of July 31, 2011) • A local author/illustrator is defined as a include the following information: Sports Competitions: Basketball (boys and girls 15u, 17u, Bowling, Table person who lives in Toledo at least 50% • Name of author/illustrator Tennis, Volleyball (girls 17u), Tennis, Soccer/7 v 7 (boys and girls 15u, 17u), of the year. • Contact phone number and Email Swimming • Book must have been published address Art Specialties: Culinary Arts, Dance, Rock Music, Photography, Broadcast, between 2005- 2010. • Name of book Journalism, Acting/Improv, Visual Arts, Jazz • Author/Illustrator must be present to • Category participate. • Year published What does the registration fee include? • Cost of book • *The cost of $2,990 is a minimum cost at this time and does not include lo- Presentation Information for TOT: • Jpeg cover of book cal/domestic travel, uniforms, etc. –this not the final price. • Each author will be given 10 -15 • Brief description of book • Roundtrip airfare to Israel (not including domestic travel, if applicable). minutes for his/her presentation based • Jpeg author/illustrator picture • JCC Maccabi Games/JCC Maccabi ArtsFest Continental Registration Fee. on number of participants. • Brief bio of author/illustrator • Land costs while in Israel including meals, transportation, security, supple- • Author/Illustrator is responsible for mental medical insurance, overnight accommodations, organized tours of the selling his/her own books and For questions, please contact René Israel and participation in athletic competition or art specialties. presentation material. Rusgo, 419-724-0365 or Rene@JewishToledo.org. Difficult Decisions: Older Adults & Financial Planning How to Afford Long Term Care Tuesday, August 24, 2010 14 Elul 5770 6 – 8 p.m. A light dinner will be served Congregation B’nai Israel 6525 Sylvania Avenue $5 per person Reservations are required by Friday, August 20 to Barb Hager, Barb@JewishToledo.org or 419-724-0357.
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