Sen. Kowall welcomes local rabbi to Capitol

July 13, 2011 — Sen. Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, welcomed Rabbi Levi Shemtov of Friendship Circle in West Bloomfield to the state Capitol Wednesday. Shemtov led members of the Michigan Senate during the invocation and afterward joined Kowall on the Senate floor for session. According to its website, Friendship Circle provides assistance and support to the families of children with special needs.

Editor’s note: The above photograph of Sen. Kowall and Rabbi Shemtov is available by clicking on the image or by visiting the senator’s photowire at: