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The Charlotte Jewish news. (Charlotte, N.C.) 19??-current, September 01, 1979, Image 1

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The Charlotte Jewish NEWS Non-Profit Organization bulk rate U.S. PoHtBRO PAID Charlotte, N. C. Permit No. 1208 VOL. 1 NO. 8 Charlotte, North Carolina September, 1979 The Charlotte Jewish News Academy Record Enrollment Complex Supported And the Winners Are ••• The house committee, chaired by Marc Weinglass, has cleared a large area of brush, providing more grassy running area for the children. An area 25 x40 feet is being paved and will be the first “all weather” playground for the Academy, suitable for both basketball and volleyball. Members of the committee are involved in a “paint-up” and “fix-up” campaign to make the students’ surroundings more at tractive. Academy director, Rabbi San ford l\icker, stated that 40 students are currently enrolled for the school year which begins Sept. 4th. TTiis is a significant increase over last year’s open ing figures. -Michael Shapiro New Rabbi Arrives Beth Shalom has appointed Rabbi Douglas Weber to its pulpit. Rabbi Weber, 25, is a graduate of State University of New York - Albany and a third year student at Hebrew Union College in New York. In 1978 he was a full-time teacher and educator in Great Neck, N.Y. Rabbi Weber and his wife, Jessica, reside in Brooklyn, N.Y. This will be the Rabbi’s first regular pulpit. Temple Israel Men’s Club Hosts Newcomers Bar-B-Que Lynn Langman and Robert Gleibermjan. The Team’ Spirit award in each age category went to the following swimmers: 8 and un der, Stephanie Davis and David Thyer; 9-10, Dana Perlin and Matthew Pera; 11- 12, Lisa Perlin and David Malin; 13-14, Shelly Mendel and Michael Phillips; 15-18, Marla Shapiro and Jeff Musler. Special thanks go to Coach Jim Oddo for the fine job he did with the team this season. The team had a record of three wins and three losses and had ex cellent spirit all season. With an earlier start next season and with an attempt to recruit all eligible swimmers from the JCC membership to the team. Coach Oddo believes we can be com petitive with the best teams in the League. Special thanks also to Mark Perlin, head of the Swim Team Committee, to Marilyn Shapiro and Harold Josephson, both members of the Committee, and to all parents who supiK>i'ted the team and who served willingly as timers and judges. 1st row: Murray Bodner (Pres, of Men’s Club), Cantor Frank Birnbaum, Lynne & Morey Scheffer. 2nd row: Marjorie & Fred Greenberg. Photo by: Sam Wallace. Carolina Hebrew Academy met last month to discuss the development of a complex for Jewish facilities ■ in. Charlotte and the effect it would have on the Academy. After a prolonged discussion of the issues, the board voted strongly in favor of the concept. The presentation was made by Herman Blumenthal, Mark Bernstein and Harry Lemer. Academy President, Dr. Stephen Fishman, characteriz ed the complex as an opportuni ty for the Academy to become more visible within the Jewish community. He also said that communal facilities will promote a greater degree of in teraction between Academy students and those attending Temple schools. * * * At their recent meeting Tem ple Beth Shalom’s Board of Directors unanimously passed a motion to actively participate in the Conglomerate Community Citizens Foundation con sidering' acquisition of the 17 acres of land adjacent to the 24 acres owned by Temple Beth El. “This project deserves our full consideration and support in the form of constructive ideas, financing, and member par ticipation. Realizing that ^th Shalom is geographically the closest active Jewish organiza tion to the proposed land ac quisition and development, we appreciate the conglomerate planning to move all Jewish ac tivities into our back yard.” Allan Oxman, president, said; “Beth Shalom is now com- plet ing major building renovations, but our budget could easily include financial assistance to support this dream that has been around for a lot of years.” winners of the 1979 JCC swim team awards at the, annual Swim and Tennis Team Ban quet. Robert Gleiberman received the Robert Musler Memorial Award. This award goes to a senior member of the team most exemplifying the qualities of leadership, ability, and team spirit. The award for Overall Team Spirit and Effovt went to Jef frey Shapiro. Sue Oddo and Michael Newman received the trophies for Most Valuable Swimmer, having earned the most total points on the team. Coach Oddo named Tracy Josephson, Jody Mendel and David Rosenfeld as the Most Improved swimmers on the team. The Best Swimmer award, which goes to that boy and girl in each age category who receiv ed the most number of points during the season, went to the following swimmers: 8 and un der, Kelly Thyer and David Fox; 9-10, Amy Bernhardt and Ronald Malin; 11-12, Lisa Josephson and Michael Levy; 13-14, Debbie Ostrow Academy Registration Openings are still available in grades K-5 at the Hebrew Academy, Charlotte’s commXmity day school. Children must be 5 years old by Feb. 1 to be eligible for kindergarten. Kindergarten meets firom 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., including lunch; all other grades meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. . Parents seeking more information or an appointment to visit the school may call Rabbi Sanford Tucker, Academy director, at 366-6390 or Sue Brodsky, admissions chairman, 364-5609. The school, located at 1006 Sardis Lane is accredited by the state’s Department of Instruction and is affiliated with the Solomon ^hecter Day School Association of the United Syn agogue. School opens September 4. New Jewish families settling in Charlotte are especially in vited to visit the school. Inside This Issue - JCC Adult Class Schedule - Pages 4 & 5 Photostatic copy

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