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June 9, 1995--UJF--7 Shulamith Elster Jewish Education Night Keynote speaker More, than 175 people were ments of'JEC this year and tion in this category were at Ohef Shoh)m Temple's Kauf- man Hall, Thursday evening, June 1 for Jewish Education Night to hear Dr. Shulamith Elster, speaker. This annual event, sponsored by the Jewish Education Council of the United Jewish Federation, honors Jew- ish educators and special Jew- ish education programs in tile community. Dr. Elster, the ke.ote speaker, is Associate Professor at Baltimore Hebrew Universi- ty. Her topic, "When Jewish Education Comes First," high- lighted what happens in a com- munity where Jewish learning and education really matter. Ellen Weiden, who is com- pleting her first year as chair- person of the Jewish Education Council spoke of the achieve- challenges for this coming year. One example is that programs fi)r teens are on the communi- ty's agenda to be emphasized. Various awards were given. Community ,Jewish Educa- tion Awards for excellent pro- grams done by synagogues, schools and agencies were given to: • Bikur Cholim Training Program of Jewish Family Ser- vice • Faces of the Past/Voices of the Future Exhibition by Ohet" Sholom Temple • Jewish Family Enrichment Program of the Hebrew Acade- my • White Rose Project of the Holocaust Commission of the United Jewish Federation Certificates of Commenda- awarded to: • Thanksgiving Tzedakah Project of Beth Chaverim • Jewish Communal Profbs- sionals lmnch Study Program • Women's Cabinet UJFT Education Program • Women's Summer Shahbat afternoon class of B'nai Israel • Chaverim at rim B'Shevat of Temple Israel and ,Jewish Family Service • Family Shabbat Dinner of the Jewish Community Center • "Howto Lead a Sedar" Workshop Series of Congrega- tion Beth E1 Youth Awards for Excellence in Jewish Education were also given. Those honored were: David Becket, Beth Bigio, Nancy Kaplan, Corey Laderberg, CONTINUED ON PAGE 10 Steve Sandler, President of United Jewish Federation of 7dewater: Miri- am Brunn Ruberg, Director of Jewish Educaton UJFT; Ellen Weiden, Chairperson, Jewish Education Council; and Dr. Shulamith Elster, Associ- ate Professor Baltimore Hebrew University, Guest Speaker. Above, left," Robyn Friedman, Ann Above right: Winners of new catego- Zukerman and Muriel Alderman ry 'Creative Teaching Awards" are accepting a Community Award for Ellen Abbey Sacks, left, Ruth Jewish Family Service Caplan, Beverly Cheeks, Beverly Gershon, Sabrina Gean, Jill Mitcham and Sheila Panitz. qJJ%' Nil "Licensed xin " %&nici,nFi'h • M .. iiii  ee°p::::; :aS IN IsR'-EL"" ong the teens Vir;inia:lc:chiiA'23:(,4 o'l,h,li,: :'.)4.11)33 rt. Who reeeivedr 10% l)i ........ t with this ad. .v  'O'g20'.'. " • .[f U For All Occasions . It UCtMU(H N0tE • Birthdays • Condolences i • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs • Holidays ' I'PI/LI' • Anniversaries • Get Well / W'L] "['t • Congratulations "Mother's/Father's Day €_- 1 E [)1 00poRT00 VA 00ET'/ CERTIFICATES.ARE MAILED THE DAY YOU I | ('  THE JEWISH NATIONAL FUND J _ A(',a, DI00MI( II TOLL FREE: 1-800-345-8565 Jill 5UMM00006 8607 Second Ave., Suite 40a-A, Silver Spring, MD 20910 PLI A 00,T00o00sA006 I! Beskin,.o Associates ,,c. A TRADITION OF PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE SERVICES Richard A. Beakin, CPCU Roy S. Beskin Andrew L. Dobrlnaky Property/Casualty • Life • Health • Executive Benefits 300 Southport Circle • Va. Beach • 497-1041 CHILDREN COPE WITH DIVORCE® Norfolk Co.egiatd ,, School_ NNN A four hour seminar for Divorcing Parents Presented by Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, Inc. For information, call 473-2695.