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South County Nursing Home Planned
The board of directors of the South County Jewish
Federation voted unanimously at its May meeting to
establish a Nursing Home for the Aged within the geo-
graphical boundaries of Delray Reach. Boca Raton and
Previously, the South County Jewish Federation
was scheduled to participate in an anticipated Home for
the Aged in West Palm Reach. The board felt that there
was a definite need in South County for a separate home.
receiving more beds than would be available to our
people in West Palm Reach.
There was the added consideration of the distance
that was involved in visiting relatives in West Palm
Reach, llelene Fiehler. assistant director of the Fed-
eration, commented. "The feedback that I am getting is
that everyone is delighted with the idea that we are plan-
ning a home within 10 minutes driving distance of every-
one in South County. With our dramatic growth here in
South County, the feeling is that we should have our own
The motion called for the establishment of a Nursing
Home Committee with three subcommittees dealing with
operation*, land and construction and capital funds. The
motion also authorized the hiring of consultants, if
Jim liner, president of the Federation, said. 'This is
one of the most exciting ventures that we in Federation
can start. The need is there. I believe that community
involvement will be very high on this project."
leration Annual Meeting
cduling problems at
in (loll Club, the
inn of the South
ish Federation has
p-d to the Grand
[ol the Howard
Ocean Keaort at
|inj' will be held on
jne IT. at H p.m.
Sl.ri per person.
follow the meeting.
officers and txiard
[the coming year will
M at the annual
|hey are Officers:
tone, vice president:
skv. vice president:
Shirley Knselherg. vico
president: Phyllis Cohen,
secretary; and Donald Merger,
Hoard Members: Marjorie
Maer. KiUl Magus. Dr. Arnold
Merliner. Kileen Berliner.
Marianne Rollick, Henry
Mrenner, Charles Cohen.
\l>ron Cohen. I l.-l'hilip i nhn.
F.ric Deckinger. Col. Melvin
Kradin. Albert (iort/. David
Kend. Margaret Koltler. Abner
Florence Melton. Abraham
Meltzer. Kslher Omansky. Dr.
Myron I'ersolf, Samuel Itevits,
Row Itifkin. Charlotte Kobinson,
|)r Samuel Kolhfell. Joseph
St'henk. Sam Sehwimer. Hereniee
Schankerman, Hetty Stone.
liladys Weinshank and Philip
The rabbinieal lioard member*
unhide: Itahhi Samuel Silver.
Kahili Merle Singer and Itabbi
All eonlribulors to the
federation I I.I A over $211 |f!M)
family) are automatically
members of the Federation and
are eligible to attend the annual
Attendance is by reservation
only. Contact the Federation
oil iii- with your re.servations,
| Moscow's Terrorist Role Detailed
H()NN (ZINS) Details of bloody deeds by
Arab terrorists, instigated from Moscow, are reported in
a new book that just appeared by Graf llausen, a mem-
ber of the West Gorman Parliament. The book which is
tilled The Alt ink recounts, among other things, the fol-
lowing facts: Since I97(i the Soviet Secret Service (KGB)
had managed to establish an office of the PIX) in
I In mission was to train and dispatch PLO agents
throughout Western Kurope. In 1975, a TU-154 of the
Hungarian Airlines, MAl.M. exploded in the vicinity of
Reirul killing all aboard. In the interest of security none
of (he names of the passengers were published.
The reason for this secrecy was that most of the
passengers on board were Palestinian terrorists who were
being housed in Hungary and had been located in a hotel
in Budapest. According to the author, the PLO agents
maintained very close contacts with the Communists in
all Western Kuropean countries, including West Ger-
tory for Arafat?
(fat stands on the
reatest political and
ctory of an amazing
pch the practice of
I intimidation as the
Bks. Britain. France
Sermany, with the
krs of the European
I will give Arafat all
> accolade when they
)gnize the Palestine
)rganization as the
i-sentative of the
ab people and accord
tual status of a
lin-exile. They have
pgnized the right of
ban people to "self-
yO had previously
Bcial status in world
ever given any
as a special standing
ted Nations, official
on one UN corn-
there is even a UN
(for which the United
some 25 percent of
[to propagandize the
Community Prepares to Recognize Palestinians
V/Ufrrri'i*' ^ x~________ ,;; f the U.S. Kmbassy in that training
Palestine Arab cause. It has
missions in Vienna and other
capitals which enjoy all
diplomatic privileges except the
formal recognition of
representative of a sovereign
PLO officials serve as
mediators in disputes between
Arab states, hold membership
and vote in the Arab League and
have a considerable say in
determining League policy.
European statesmen listen
deferentially when Arafat talks
about Middle East problems.
Good Social Democrats like Willy
Brandt of West Germany and
Bruno Kreisky of Austria vie
with a patrician like Giscard
d'Estaing of France in homage to
the PLO chieftain.
It is almost impossible to
conjure up the name of any
organization comparable to the
PLO, although a painstaking
historian like Barbara Puchman
might be able to find a parallel
with the Vehme, the medieval
precursor of the Nazis, which
sought to establish its own law in
disregart of the boundaries
dividing the principalities and
fiefdoms. The PLO is in fact a
which professes to be a national
IT HAS AN international
army with some elements, like es-
Saiq, either provided by or
controlled by a non-Palestinian
power. It is based on the territory
of other nations; it is well-armed
by the Soviet Union, and its
existence and presence are the
most serious military threat to
the regimes of a half dozen shaky
Arab oil dynasties. Not to be
forgotten is the war the PLO
waged (Black September) to
depose King Hussein in Jordan.
Still unresolved is the tradegy
of Lebanon where PLO forces,
supported by the Syrian Army,
destroyed the only democratic
regime in the Arab world and
reduced the country to anarchy.
Reinforcing the supra-national
character of PLO is its role as the
center of an international
terrorist web involving the major
terrorist and nihilist groups in
the non-Communist world. PLO
has affiliations and alliances with
all of these.
THEY HAVE aided PLO in its
terrorist operations, and PLO has
aided them in theirs. It has given
them training, arms, explosives
and expertise such as in the
mining of the U.S. Kmbassy in that training on to the fanatics of
Teheran. PLO saboteurs trained the Japanese Ked Army, the
in the Soviet Union have passed Continued on Page lb
Terrorist Bombings Bring
Anger and Repudiation
By YITZHAK RABI
NEW YORK (JTA)
Israel's Ambassador to
the U.S. Ephraim Evron,
has sharply condemned the
bombings in Ramallah,
Nablus and Hebron,
declaring there was no
for such heinous acts."
Kvron's remarks were made in
response to reporters' questions
at the Halloran House here
where the Israeli envoy arrived
to address the 67th annual
meeting National Commission of
the Anti-Defamation League of
B'nai B'rith. The address itself
was closed to the press at
"WE ARE shocked by what
happened (in the West Bank),
and we condemn it in the
strongest term." the
Ambassador said. He expressed
hope the bombing, which
resulted in 13 casualties, will not
do "any harm to the peace
process" in the Mideast and to
the efforts to reach an autonomy
agreement for the Palestinians in
the West Bank and Gaza.
lie said the Government of
Israel will do its utmost to
apprehend the "culprits" and
punish them. But he said it
should be realized that the in-
cident was an "isolated case
which we deeply condemn."
The ADL also condemned the
incident. In a statement issued
here, Maxwell E. Greenberg,
ADL's national chairman, ex-
pressed sympathy for "the
victims of these heinous acts of
terror" and said that "wanton
terrorism from any source is
Continued on Page 2
Beth El Youth Group Elects Lisa Jurist
class of 1979. Lisa has attended
UAHC Kutz Camp and plans to
spend the summer in Israel as
part of the Teen Pilgrimage,
sponsored by the South County
The Boca Raton Federation of
Temple Youth (BOFTY) has
elected Lisa Jurist president.
Lisa, daughter of Hal and Ilene
Jurist, has been an active
member of BOFTY since moving
to Boca Raton from Rest on, Va.
She was a member of the Other BOFTY officers are:
Temple Beth El confirmation Paul Jaffe. first vice president:
Community Relations A war
Goes to Diane Barrett
The Jewish Community
Relations Award was recently
presented to the graduating
senior at Boca Raton Community
High School who most
significantly contributed to
interfailh cooperation and
This year's winner was Diannc
Barrett, who was chosen from
over 50 applicants. Diannc is
senior vice president, a member
of the Student Council.
Ambassadors Club co-president
and is listed in Who'* Who
Amunu American I Huh Scluiul
Sludenl*. She has been active in
community relations activities
throughout her four years of high
Both the Community Relations
Council of the South County
Jewish Federation and the Social
Action Committee of Temple
Beth Kl sponsored the award.
This is the second year that Ixith
groups have co-sponsored the
cash award which will lie used by
the recipient toward a college
The award was presented by
Itabbi Merle Singer at the
Annual Awards night. Al (iortz.
chairman of the Federation's
Community Itelations Council,
commented. "We hope that this
annual award will encourage
interfailh cooperation among our
hih school students This year
we have an outstanding recipient
If she is representative of future
leadership in this country, then
we are indeed fortunate."
Temple Beih El BOHY Lonquet
B'nui Bridi Women. Naomi of Delray 12 30 meeting
Jewish Current Events Club of Kings Point 2pm Meeting
SOUTH COUNTY JEWISH FEDERATION ANNUAl MEETING AT
HOWARD JOHNSONS OCEAN RESORT. DEEREIEID BEACH 8pm
Hadussuli. Ben Gunon Movie Party at Delray Square tor
Hudussuli Medical Organization
"run Witli Yiddisb" oi Temple Emelh 3 pm Women's
Amt-iiiuii ORT. Region 9 30am Meeting
Brandeis University Women Board Meeting Kadassah, Ben
Gunon Meeting 12 30 p m
temple Beth El Singles Roller Skating
B-i.a. Toror. Men's Club Board Meeting 9:30 am. Temple Beth
El Singles Lunch at Seawalch.
Temple Sinai Sisterhood Meeting 12 30 p.m.
Jewish Current Events Club of Kings Point 2pm Meeting
"Fun Will. Yiddish" at Temple Emeth 3 p.m. Temple Beth El
Singles Open Board Meeting Women s American ORT of
Delray 10 am Planning Meeting
Jewish War Veterans Meetinq.
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Other BOFTY members who
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Continued from Pa^e I
uhhorrent and contrary to the
universal principles of human
ilccriKv. The perpetrators of
ilii'sr crimes should be brought
In justice as swililv as possible."
HOWARD J. SQUADRON.
president ()f the American
Jewish Congress, issued a
Mtulernonl warning that the
terrorists action "can serve only
lo ltci|dtlen tension in the West
llllllk." he added:
Just ;is we condemn the
terrorists attacks against in-
nocent Israelis by the PLO. so
do we denounce these vicious
murder allcmps uguinst West
II.ink elected officiuls whether
|ier|M't rated by misguided Jewish
zealots or by A rub rivals.
"TIhtc is no excuse or
juslilicalion lor those who take
iIh- law into their own hands, be
they .lews or Arabs. Terrorism is
Ugtjt and senseless, no matter
who resorts lo it. We are con-
fident thai Israeli officiuls will
Uike every action necessary to
bring llicsc criminals Injustice.''
In the News
Hen-l'iurioti Chapter an-
nounces a Matinee Movie Party
to lake place June 17 at 2 p.m. at
the Delray Square Cinema.
Proceeds to benefit Hadassah
Medical Organization. For
tickets, call Sylvia Sternlieb of
Ben-Gurion announces its
Kosh Hashanah Holiday. Sept.
10-14 at the Deauville Hotel.
Miami Beach. For information
and reservations, call Belle
Isakoff. Yetta Rosenthal or
Claire Wechsler. RESER-
VATIONS MUST BE IN BY
TEMPLE BETH EL
The Singles Group plans an
active social calendar for the
summer. June 21. Roller Skating.
June 22 luncheon at the Sea
Watch Restaurant with car-
pooling from the temple. June 25,
open board meeting.
WOMEN'S AMERICAN ORT
The All Points of Delray
Chapter will hold a luncheon and
card party June 18 at 1 p.m. at
the Delray Adult Recreation
Center. 802 NW 1st St. Contact
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TheJewishFloridian of South County
James B. Baer, president of the
South County Jewish Federation,
announces that the 1980 UJA-
Federation Campaign has
reached $909,000. Last year's
final figure was $50'2.000.
Haer commented. "Rack in
early May. I urged everyone to
keep working for there was a
possibility of reaching $900,000. 1
want to thank everyone who
extended himself, who made that
final ettort ana wno pusned us
over the top.
"Our increase of 80 percent
this year makes us the fastest
growing Federation in the United
States. We still have a few odds
and ends to attend to before the
final figure is presented at our
unnual meeting on June 17. Our
workers and our contributors
have every reason to be very
proud." said Haer.
1 Jewish family, recently arrived in Boca, affixing a Mezuuah on their home. From left
Af; Rimma Lw shits holding Stava. age 2's, Arkady Livshils and his son Gene, age S1.:
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overnment circles gave a
eption to Saudi Arabian
Prince Fahd's statement
ils country would help bring
Arab nations and the
Lilians into "a full and final
settlement** with Israel if
let gave its undertaking to
iraw from all Arab
bries occupied since 1967.
ping Fast Jerusalem.
eign Minister Yitzhak
lir said that Israel was ready
foliate with the Saudis with
conditions. But he told a
of visiting American
essmen that there was
new in Fahd's statement
in an interview with
erine Graham, publisher of
)RDING TO Shamir, the
have given no indication
they would be prepared to
I on the basis of Security
cil Resolution 242.
her Israeli circles dismissed
|'s offer as "gimmicks" and
similar statements have
[made over the years since
They saw "nothing new
othing serious" in the latest
ks. Fahd's interview with
iraham was published in
and reported from Riyadh
represented a significant
hce because in the past the
Bs had always insisted on a
Bed timetable for Israeli
Brawal. Now, according to
pland, the Saudi strong man
aid "there can be a program
lithdrawal to be discussed, to
Igotiated." He also endorsed
lution 242 wfiteti-no Saudi
' has done so forthrightly in
ast, Hoagland said.
SANWHILE, in Cairo.
Hian Defense Minister
1 Hassan AH told reporters
I his country's position was
different from that of Saudi
[ia as enunciated by Prince
his is a Saudi message to
|1 that Arab countries are
EWARK (JTA) A
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Aers and a group of Jewish
I veterans erupted Sunday
* the former grabbed Israeli
, American flags, over-
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H march, held in North
en because of its con-
ation of Palestinians, was to
Judge Geoffrey Gaulkin of
Jersey Superior Court ruled
North Bergen officials had
Pfu'ly denied the
'tuuans a parade permit.
800 Palestinian par-
I in the parade.
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We Condemn the Violence
We join the many Jewish organizations and
leaders across the nation and in Israel that condemn
the violence perpetrated against Arab residents on
the West Bank
The death of the yeshiva students in Hebron
last month was a tragedy that can not be forgotten.
But the bombing attacks on the Arab mayors do
not erase the tragedy, and they can not be forgiven.
Far from strengthening Israel's presence on the
West Bank, the violence only serves to weaken it.
Furthermore, when we condemn Palestinian
violence as bestial and unspeakable, we condemn all
violence. Condemnation of violence can not be
selective. It is a repudiation of inhuman behavior.
These assessments must hold true for the
Jewish extremists responsible for this week's at-
tacks, as well.
There will be those who are afraid to repudiate
the attacks on the basis that they were launched in
the cause of Israel's survival. We do not doubt the
extent of the danger to Israel's survival. Disaf-
fection with Israel's cause grows daily, especially in
Europe, whose revolting pragmatic politics brings
new anti-Israeli betrayals every day.
But the extremist bombings do not strengthen
Israel's cause. In our view, they weaken it. Israel's
survival must depend on other thingsparticularly
the iron determination not to submit to her am-
putation and even execution by demands from her
"friends" for never ending concessions.
At the very least, Israel must be as efficient in
ferreting out those responsible for this week's
violence as she has been in the past in her defense
against outside enemies. The enemies within,
Jewish though they may be, are no less dangerous.
Consulate for Miami
For a long time now, pressure has been
mounting for the establishment of an Israel Con-
sulate in Miami. We can understand the original
consular structure as established by the State of
Israel to represent its nationals and its interests in
the southeastern part of the United States.
But to continue not to have an Israel Consulate
in Miami seems to us to be a grievous omission. It
downgrades the efficiency and the cross-sectional
representation of Israel's consular corps.
It fails to take into account the phenomenal
growth of the Jewish community of South Florida
during the past 30 years, including its substantial
Israeli contingent, whose philanthropic and
organizational contributions to the Jewish State are
Until Miami has a full-fledged Israeli Cop jlate
here, both will suffer an unworthy and une >lain-
able dearth of diplomatic representational prest-nce.
Turning on the Tears
There seems to be a flood of crocodile tears by
West Bank And Gaza Strip leaders over the
resignation of Ezer Weizman as Israel's Defense
Minister. It was a 'major loss for mutual un-
derstanding between Jews and Arabs." they
moaned. Others expressed the fear that the
moderate viewpoint would no longer be heard in the
A similar display took place when Moshe
Dayan resigned as Foreign Minister last year. It is
probably true that Dayan and Weizman, both
sabras, had more rapport with Arabs than their
Cabinet colleagues. But aside from whatever had
been said privately, what support have West Bank
and Gaza leaders given the "moderate" viewpoint in
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'Tin Drum'Marches to Fearful Tune
ONE WEEKEND evening
almost a year ago, I stepped into
a Munich theatre to see a movie
called Tin Drum. Now, the movie
is making the rounds here in
South Florida, and I have gone to
see it again.
It is even better the second
time around. The film is based on
the 71m Drum by the German
novelist, Gunter Grass, whom I
consider one of the foremost
literary artists in the world
today. The book is part of a
trilogy, which includes Hun-
dejahre ("Dog Years") and Katz
und Maus ("Cat and Mouse").
The trilogy documents the af-
termath of World War I as it led
to the Hitler madness and then
the aftermath of that madness
following the destruction of
Hitler's Thousand-Year Reich.
Tin Drum is the work of the
director, Volker Schlondorff,
which won an Oscar for the best
foreign-language film of the year.
But Oscars are misleading. Too
often, they praise pap, although
not in this case. Award-winner or
not, the film's excellence speaks
IT IS ONLY a coincidence that
the "hero" of the novel, if such he
be, is also called Oskar, a tyke of
five or six years of age when the
Nazis begin to strut their stuff-
As in his other novels in this
trilogy. Grass uses Danzig as the
setting for his work, the free
Polish city which, together with
Memel. constituted the twin
poles of the Polish corridor, and
which Hitler annexed coin-
cidentally with his attack on
Warsaw to launch World War II.
For Grass, Danzig is symbolic
a microcosm of east and west
and, in a larger sense of global
mankind, at least as global as our
sensibilities permitted us to see
things before the post-war rise of
the Third World to enlarge our
view of the realities of this planet
IT WAS in Danzig that
Germans and Poles lived side-by-
side in an uneasy cultural and
political relationship. It was
Danzig that, as a free city, had to
survive in its integrity if
mankind itself was to survive.
But Danzig falls to the Nazi
beast, and mankind falls with it
because mankind, since the birth
of Oskar in 1924, has refused to
take a stand against the beast.
The fall of the city is hence the
fall of man himself in punishment
for his profound moral lapse.
The date of Oskar's birth is, of
course, patently significant, for it
was on February 24, 1924 that
the trial began of the leaders of
the Hitler Putsch in Munich,
jl^ng such stellar QJ
lights as Gen. Erich Ludau
Ernst Roehm and WflB
for their attempt to 0v
esubhsh the Nazi hegemony
As artist. Grass |a
Since he views the theoloei
m political terms, he
Oskar a messiah. This
symbol he uses in wnw ,
ndKatz und Maus. U,SM
BECAUSE OSKAR Jl
messiah, his origins are in ZM
a prerequisite for the divb '
inspired. We know H
mother is, but we can not be -j
about the identity of her f,2
for she was conceived in a 3
potato field courtesy of a soS
fleeing capture in World \U[
Hiding beneath a pe.,'
woman s skirts as she pretend
to be squatting, the WkZ\
soldier fathered her arrival,
this earth in danger, fr,J
mischievousness and indifferml
anonymity at the very mom
that the enemy was attempm,
to ferret him out.
If his grandfather's identity 11
in doubt, so is his father's. Hi
mav be his mntKor'o imui u.^,1
he may be her German lover. I
Such duality is the nature of lifcl
in Danzig. Such, indeed, is Grasi'l
view of sexuality generally,!
which he regards with black I
humored insouciance, a pointai|
de-romanticizing of sex to
accidental experience in a m
predictable, absurd world.
Reckoned in terms of 0skari|
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The Jewish Floridian of South County
Harassment ofRefuseniks Increases Death Senences Affirmed
For Two Convicted Jews
r|p\ As part of an on-
ne mass protest campaign in
. (.jty against the recent
[backs' in Jewish emigration,
Kiev Jews gathered in the
Lrtm.nl of a man named
vkv to appeal the OVIRs
usal t<> g1"3"1 tnem exit visas
Uquently, the five were
leports indicate that
t has been detained by
police and his whereabouts
unknown. Two others
ljlk and Knizhnik were
Titi-nced to 15 days in prison,
Makhlis and Bernshtein were
\nothcr group of Jewish
useniks went to Moscow to
[mallv deliver a complaint to
Community Party's Central
Committee. Upon returning to
Kiev, one of them, Valery
I'ilnikov. was arrested while
riding on a bus, and charged with
In an attempt to protest the
trumped up accusations against
her husband. 1'ilnikov's wife
went to Moscow with a signed
statement prepared by a person
who had accompanied her
husband on the bus, clearing him
of all charges. Returning from
Moscow she went directly to the
home of Jewish activist Vladimir
Kislik, where she was ap-
prehended and arrested by the
police. It is not known when she
will be released.
Kislik, a noted long-term
refusenik, has been repeatedly
warned by the police to end his
contacts with new refuseniks. On
March 20, he was summoned to
KGB headquarters and told to
stay away from foreigners, as
well. The officers threatened that
he would be charged with "anti-
Soviet behavior" and sentenced
to two to three years in a labor
camp, should he continue his
Informed sources from this
town claim that KGB
harassments against Kislik have
been escalating because Soviet
authorities want to "isolate"
him. The police are particularly
eager to discourage new
refuseniks from getting involved
in Jewish activist circles.
In a related story, several
Jewish activists, including I,eb
Elbert, staged a hunger strike on
May 21 to protest the growing
critical conditions in Kiev.
Under Tight Control of Soviet State
UKRAINE The Chairman
of the Supreme Soviet of the
USSR. Leonid Brezhnev, has
rejected an appeal for clemency
by two Jews sentenced to death
August 1978 for "economic
crimes," following a year-long
trial in the town of Donetsk in the
Raphael Ad/.hiashvilli. 49.
from Tbilisi, married with three
children, and a man named
Abasov from Baku, went to trial
with .52 co-defendants for
allegedly stealing factory surplus
textile tor resale. All but eight of
the detendants were Jewish.
Although the prosecutor asked
tor sentences of 10-15 years for all
the defendants. four Jews
received deal h sentences
After appealing to the
Supreme Soviet of the USSR,
two of the four condemned Jews
- Gabriel Sepiashvilli and Ilya
Mikhalshvilli had their
sentences commuted to 15 years
in jail. Sepiashvili's clemency,
decreed by the First Deputy
chairman of the Supreme Soviet.
Vasily V. Kuznetsov. was
received B tew dayi ago. before he
was transferred tmm his death
cell to a regular prison cell
Alerted to the tact that the
Supreme Soviet had denied
Adzhiashvili's appeal for
clemency. his family im-
medialteiy left for Moscow for an
eleventh hour attempt Lo save the
liteot the condemned prisoner.
Heading to the rejected ap-
peals, the NCSJ has called upon
members ol Congress and the
IS. Department to make
inquiries with the USSR.
By SIIARYN PERLMAN
M-;\V YORK (JTA) -
lodern day Soviet anti-
emitism is characterized by two
(asir (actors: anti-Semitism is in
he hands of the state and can
henlore be turned on or off at
(rill; it is now more racially
Irienled than before, and this
hrevents Soviet Jewry from
Assimilating into the mainstream
[f society because "according to
eligious and cultural views
day there is very little dif-
ference between Russian Jews
nd Russian Russians."
This analysis was presented
here by Ezra Mendelssohn, senior
cturer at the Institute of
contemporary Jewry and
Russian Studies at the Hebrew
Jniversity and a visiting
professor of history at the
|University of Michigan.
MENDELSSOHN was one of
(several guest speakers at the
(Conference of Problems of Soviet
I Ethnic Policies examining the
Istatus of Jews in the USSR and
[the impact of anti-Semitism. The
[forum, held at New York's
(Columbia University, was
Isponosred jointly by the Jacob
jBlaustein Institute for the
(Advancement of Human Rights.
(Columbia University Program on
|(ieneral Education, Columbia
University Program on Soviet
Nationality, and the Greater New
York Conference on Soviet
Speaking to about 150 people.
Mendelssohn presented an
historical perspective of Czarist
and Soviet anti-Semitism. Under
the Czars, although conditions
were favorable for "collective
Jewish expression." tolerance for
individual Jews was very low as
they were perceived as an "alien
element in backward peasant
society." he said.
Jews also found themselves in
the middle of intense nationalist
competition, especially in the
Ukraine, "the hotbed of anti-
Semitism in the pre-World War I
period," which led to both social
and religious anti-Semitism.
Also. Mendelssohn observed,
during the late 19th and early
20th centuries. Russia was going
through great political and social
flux a condition never con-
sidered conducive for minority
advancement and or ac-
THE SOVIET period. Men
delssohn continued, reflected a
reversal in Czarist patterns. The
new Soviet regime was
dominated by forces hostile to
Judaism but friendly to Jews as
individuals. A secular culture
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According to Mendelssohn,
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Jews," which allowed them to
assume positions of influence and
stature in the community, began
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Begin Cools Vigorous Political Wrangle
Egypt Welcomes UJSL Aircraft
At Air Base in Cairo
By GIL SEDAN
Prime Minister Mena-
chem Begin announced
that he will serve as De-
fense Minister until the
coalition crisis over the re-
placement of former De-
fense Minister Ezer Weiz-
man is resolved. Begin's
interim appointment of
himself was approved by
the Cabinet at its weekly
meeting. The Cabinet also
Zipori as Deputy Defense
Weizman resigned officially on
May 26 with a scathing attack
on the performance of the Likud-
led government in which he
served for the last three years.
Begin promptly announced that
Foreign Minister Yitzhak
Shamir, who took office in
March, would be shifted to the
defense slot and that Energy
Minister Yitzhak Modai, leader
of Likud's Liberal Party, would
be named the new Foreign
HIS PLANS ran into stiff
opposition from the Democratic
Movement which said Modai
was unacceptable to it. from the
National Religious Party which
complained that it was not con-
sulted in advance and from
Agriculture Minister Ariel
Sharon who presented himself as
the most suitable candidate for
Defense Minister and threatened
to resign if the post went to
Shamir. He accepted the interim
appointment of Begin.
Sunday's Cabinet session was
marked by sharp exchanges be-
tween Sharon and Begin.
Sharon, a Yom Kippur War hero
and the Cabinet's most out-
spoken hawk, claimed that if
Shamir became Defense Minister
and Modai Foreign Minister,
Begin would have "abandoned
the security of Israel."
Begin retorted thai he did not
consider it necessary to have a
military man M Defense
Minister and noted that in many
countries, including Britain and
the U.S., that office traditionally
is held b) a civilian.
MANY observers believe that
the hard-line Sharon was. in fact,
Begin s first choice to replace
Weizman. But he was served
notice bv the DM and the
Liberal Party that they would
oppose Sharon. The Liberals
insist that they will accept only
Modai who emerged as the
party's strong-man in its in-
ternal elections last month. The
DM claims Modai lacks the
qualifications to serve as Foreign
Minister and has been pushing
its own No. 2 man. Justice
Minister Shmuel Tamir, for the
The NRP is the only coalition
partner which has indicated that
it will hold off for the time being
and not adopt a final position.
Begin met with an NRP
delegation Friday and ap-
parently reached an under-
standing with them. Although
Begin himself threatened to
resign last week unless the
Cabinet crisis is resolved, he
changed his mind.
He reportedly told the NRP
members that if he quit now,
bringing down the Likud
government, the next govern-
ment might be headed by the
Labor Alignment which could
mean, according to Begin,
handing the West Bank over to
the Arabs to form a Palestinian
state. "My hands will not spill
this blood," he said. Meanwhile,
the Labor Party charged the
Begin government with en-
dangering national security.
"The security and the very exis-
tence of the State have become
toys in the hands of a quarrel-
some and unstable government,"
the Labor Party said over the
weekend. "It is not a matter of
conflict between the opposition
and the government but real
concern for our existence," the
party communique said.
(JTA) American aircraft
are engaged in training
exercises with Egyptian
airmen at the West Air
Base in Cairo, the State
Department said. The De-
partment's chief spokes-
man, Hodding Carter,
refused to comment as to
whether the U.S. aircraft
were reconnaissance planes.
But he emphasized that
they were there for training
purposes with the Egyptian
State Department sources also
said that possibly" -
U.S. aircraft will JV
The sources said they WJ?
aware" that the AmericJL
may have flown over Si?
made any use of the A
facilities on the peninsuU 3
the first time American J
have been engaged
ASKED IF the U.S aim
might use Israeli facilitiesZL
as Egyptian, a source said, "
have under review use of
facilities in a number of o"
tries." He declined to conuZJ
on "specific possibilities."^^j
Egyptian Defense Mini*.
Kamal Hassan Ali said theUs
could use "Egyptian facUitiea."
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'Arab-Night' in Washington
By JOSEPH POLAKOFF
WASHINGTON (JTA) -
The National Press Club's
"package" agreement with the
Arab League, which includes the
Organization in its membership,
was completed here with an
"Arab Night" extravaganza
attended by some 400 persons.
While the guest list was not
available, the Jewish Telegraphic
Agencv was informed by club
staff members that about half the
attendance was made up of
members of the Arab embassies
in Washington and Arab
THE JTA was told that Drew
von Bergen, the club's president,
had the only list and "he's gone
away for a few days." The Arab
league's information officer,
Morwan Kanafani. who identified
himself as a Palestinian, told the
JTA that "all the embassies" of
the League's member states in
Washington were represented,
except Kgypt. Among those from
the Carter Administration
present was Paul Costello.
assistant press secretary U> Mrs.
During the night, four
telephone bomb threats were
received at the Press Club but no
trace of the caller was reported.
Police dogs were used to search
the club's ballroom during the
day and during the night but
nothing was found.
In the street outside the Press
Club building, four men picketed
the event, the only sign of
protest. One of them, who
identified himself as Mike Meir
and said he represented only
himself, charged that the Arabs
were "buying" the press club.