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page 4-THE NEWS-February 1979
One Day For You
Treat yourself, or someone you care about, to a One-day
workshop at the J.C.C.
I. EXPLORE THE INNER AND OUTER YOU
Tuesday, February 27 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. including
Tuesday, May 1 -10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. including lunch
Your own human development, your self-awareness, an im
Healthier approaches to sound nutrition and body manage
Dr. Jonnie McLeod - Associate professor of the Sch^l of
Human Development and Learning at UNCC. Pediatrician;
health education coordinator, drug program developer.
Berkeley Reynolds: BA from Southwestern at Memphis,
graduate work at University of Chicago. Conducted classes in
Nutrition and Natural Approaches to Healing .
IL JEWISH LIVING DAY
Tuesday, March 27 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. including lunch
A Jewess during and after WWII and the Holocaust - a
fascinating and inspiring story.
Jewish views on Sexuality - Male & Female: He Created
Dr. Susan Cernyak: Professor of German, Foreign
Language Department, UNCC. Performer w/Charlotte Little
Theatre, Mint Museum Drama Guild.
Renee Tucker; Youth Director, Temple Israel
Rabbi Sanford Tucker; Director N.C. Hebrew Academy at
Babysitter available for all three sessions (fee $1.00 per day),
bring lunch, JCC will provide punch.
FEE: Three sessions: $12.00 members, $15.00 nonmembers.
Single sessions: $4.50 members, $5.50 non-members.
ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS coordinated by: Baila Pransky
Adult Programming JCC
The I’s First
Winter Mini Camp
Bowling, puppeteering and
movies were the highlights of
the 3 day Mini Camp held at the
Jewish Community Center
December 26th through 28th.
Twenty-eight children made up
two groups at the camp. Julie
Weigele was the counselor of the
Kindergarten through 1st grade
gn^oup, and Adam Bernstein was
the counselor for the 2nd
through 5th grade group. Stacy
Multer assisted both groups.
Tuesday began with a Pottery
workshop by Cathy Siderman
for each group. The young group
also made modeling dough from
which they baked and painted
gifts for their parents. The older
group worked on three dimen
sional plaques for their parents.
The afternoon was highlighted
with a trip to Park Lanes Bowl
ing Center. All the children were
excited with their bowling
Wednesday morning both
groups participated in a
Puppetering workshop directed
by Mrs. Bobby Lyle which
resulted in puppets and im
promptu plays by all the
children. The afternoon was
filled with sports, crafts and
I’hursday morning the young
group held an indoor Maccabiad
after which they baked
Chanukah cookies for the entire
camp. The older group made
robots and held sports ac
tivities. The afternoon found the
entire group at the Capri
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Myerson For Senate?
Even though Bess Myerson
denies she will be seeking the
Democratic nomination for U.S.
Senator from New York in 1980,
^ and .♦that, fupd raising has
already begun or that David
Garth, the fantastic election
by coincidence the following in^
cident about her is related in the
Dec. 8 issue of the bulletin of
Congregation Beth Emeth,
Wilmington, Del. “After I won
the Miss America title,’* she is
reported , to have stated, “I
agreed I would travel around'
womanhood, and I went to
Wilmington, Del., to do a War
Bond tour of the city. When I
came back that afternoon, I was
at the home of a very gracious
hostess in a beautiful mansion;
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pageant director as I was walk-
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Rabbi Tucker and Mark
and the staff of the JCC wishes
to thank all those who helped to
make the day so successful.
TTie afternoon culminated in a
beautiful Chanukah service led
by. Rabbi Sanford Tucker
assisted by Rabbi Rocklin and
^bbi Krantzler as well as
representatives of all the Jewish
Theater. The young group
marveled at “Pinocchio” while
the older ones took in “The Wiz.”
This first mini camp was a big
success and only a taste of what
is to come this summer at the
JCC’s Day Camp.
Family Resettlement Program
ing down the stairs,' “Oh, I’m
terribly i sorry but we cannot
have Miss Myerson at the coun
try club reception in her honor.
It’s a restricted country club,
and we never had a Jew in the
country club. “I packed my bag
was full of what this opportuni
ty meant to me... I went out all
that year ^ not representing the
pageant but the B’nai B’rith
Anti-Defamation League and
started speaking as a Jew...” If
Miss Myerson persists in not
seeking the nomination against
such formidable possible
Jewish opposition ias Elizabeth
Holtzman, Bella S. Abzug, and
Andrew J. Stein, and then face
Henry Kissinger, who seems to
have his mind set on returning
to Washington, she is still the
choice of many politicians.
On January 5th Grigory and
Khava Barkan and ^nya
Nodleman arrived from Russia
at Douglas Municipal Airport in
Charlotte enroute to their new
home in Hickory, N.C. * Mark
and Lucy Barkan and their son,
i’-LeonV who.'were there to .greet
Utom Knrl not secn Mark’s
parents and grandmother in
almost three years. The new
, arrivals were very eager to see
their new grandson and great-
grandson, Chris, who was born
in Hickory this past April. It
was an extremely happy reu
nion for the four generations of
the Barkan family.
Members of the Hickory
Jewish community have helped
Mark furnish an apartment for
the new arrivals and have loan
ed money to help them begin
their new life in the U.S. Grigory
was a sign and advertising pan
el painter in Kiev and is looking
for similar work in Hickory. He
doesn’t speak English but is
ready to go to work immediate
Mark and Lucy are very
.grateful for the help that they
are receiving from the Hickory
community and for the
friendship that has been extend
ed to their family. .
(Coincidentally at the
same time that the Hickory-
bound Russians arrived
another family was chang-
ing planes to go to Colum
bia, S.C. HI AS is en
couraging that more Rus
sian Jews be brought over
and resettled in the South
UJA Sponsors Essay Contest
As part of its Fortieth Anniversary, the UJA is sponsoring
an essay contest both in America and in Israel. The focus is
educational. ITie major objective is to sensitize our youth to
the Jewish humanitarian and philanthropic efforts of UJA,
its beneficiary agencies, and Jewish federations around the
Who is eligible to participate?
High school students in the United States and Israel, atten
ding grades nine through twelve.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER
THAN MARCH 6, 1979. ENTRY FORMS MAY BE OB
TAINED FROM THE FEDERATION OFFICE: 366-0358.
A Participant’s Study Guide packet, highlighting the forty
years of UJA service to the Jewish people - Jewish survival
after the Holocaust, the settlement of displaced persons, the
rebirth of Israel, and the upgrading and renewal of Jewish life
-is available for$l (for postage and handling) from UJA, 1290
Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10019.
Local communities will select the best entries from those
submitted in their areas. The regions will select regional
winners and submit semi-finalists to the national office. The
regional winning essays will be submitted to a panel of Jewish
scholars, who will screen these essays in one central location
during a “judge-a-thon”. Special guidelines and criteria for
judging will serve as basis for national and local appraisal of
the material submitted.
What are the prizes?
Since the emphasis is on education, the competitive aspect
of the contest is de-emphasized. d)ertificates of achievement
will be presented to all who take part. GRAND PRIZES OF A
ROUND TRIP TO ISRAEL will be awarded to the authors of
the TEN most outstanding essays.
(Dontest winners will be announced on Israel’s In
dependence Day, Wednesday, May 2, 1979.
Bernstein light menorah.
orgaViizations in the Communi
ty. The Marathon Runners were
honored at this service.
Refreshments were served and
everyone who participated went
away with a feeling of
Chanukah joy and a spirit of
oneness within their hearts.
Rabbi Sanford Tucker of the
North Carolina Hebrew
Academy has joined an infor
mal group of private school
headmasters, who meet month
ly to explore mutual concerns,
including curriculum matters,
testing, the academic calendar
and athletics. Members include
directors of Charlotte Country
Day, Providence Day, Carmel
Academy, Charlotte Latin, and
The fifth and sixth grade
children from the Academy will
participate with students from
these private schools in a joint
field day in the Spring. In con
sideration of the Academy, this
event will be held on a weekday
afternoon, rather than the
Saturday originally suggested.
This is the Academy’s first
significant contact with private
schools in Charlotte. From its
first year the Academy has had
considerable ties with the
Charlotte public school system.
There is other news from the
Academy as well. A Long Range
Planning Committee, chaired
by Rita Mond, has been formed.
TTiis group will consider various
proposals to accomodate the
growing number of students ex
pected at the Academy next
year. It is likely that the
Academy will have forty
children next September.
Our educational consultant.
Dr. Roberta Riley, from UNCC,
has now visited the Academy on
five occasions. On the fifth visit
she focused upon the science
curriculum. Following a half
day of observation and discus;
sion concerning the science
program, she prepared and ran
a science workshop specifically
geared for the faculty of the
Hebrew Academy. The
workshop lasted about three
hours and was well received.
The Academy looks forward to
continue work with Dr. Riley.
The Academy now has a new
Publicity CJommittee chairman.
Dr. Saul Brenner, who teaches
Political Science at UNCC. Dr.
Brenner replaces his wife
Martha, who resigned after
accepting a full time job as a
Family Living Reporter with
the Rock Hill Evening Herald.
We Are One
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