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Jewish Floridian
Of South County
Serving Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Highland Beach
Number 36
Boca Raton, Florida Friday, November 4,1983
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Price 35 Cents
\arine Alan Soifert, Killed in Beirut, Was a Proud Jew
FREEMAN
\K {JTA) -
I Allan Soifert,
by sniper fire
te his jeep
ite Moslem
:tor of south
ascribed as a
jw."
"He didn't bide his Judaism,
and everyone knew he was Jew-
ish," said Soifert's stepfather,
Chaim Homer, in a telephone
interview with the Jewish Tele-
graphic Agency. Romer said his
stepson was an active member of
the Jewish community in his
hometown of Nashua, NH, where
Soifert was buried Oct. 18.
The 25 year-old marine is
believed to be the first Jewish
American soldier killed in Leb-
anon as part of the U.S. con-
tingent in the multinational
force. Romer stressed that Soifert
viewed his participation in the
MNF as a purely military ende-
avor. Soifert served as a bomb
disposal expert.
AT FUNERAL service* at the
Temple Beth Abraham in
Nashua, Soifert was eulogized
'as a marine who was even wil-
ling to sacrifice his own life for
oeace so that others could live."
Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg of the
Montifiore Synagogue in Lowell,
Mass. who delivered one of the
eulogies, said:
"Allan is not only a national
hero but a personal hero. The
telephone calls of sympathy have
:ome not only from the Pres-
ident, the Governor and the
marine commander, but from
childhood friends and teachers
who remember Allan."
Soifert was born in Toronto,
Canada, and became a natural-
ized U.S. citizen. He dropped out
of high school in 1977 to join the
narines. He served a six-month
tour of duty in Lebanon last year.
He visited Nashua last July and
said he had volunteered for
second tour of duty in Lebanon.
retsky Appointed Chairman
f Family Division Luncheon
ssin, chairman of
ision of the South
Federation, is
>unce the appoint-
Kretsky as chair-
Family Division
held on Mar. 8,
jraton Hotel.
been actively
life of the South
Federation for
le is presently the
i Community Rela-
ifter several years
Btsky continues as
ent of the Federa-
f been a member of
f Directors since its
U-1982, Kretsky
nan of the Men's
ivision Campaign.
also been active in
lunal affairs. He
>>ear as president of
Milton Kretsky
the Pines of Delray Association
and completed three years as a
member of its Board of Directors.
He was also the director at the
Cleveland, Ohio, office of the Na-
tional Jewish Hospital at Denver
and the Director of the New York
Area office of the B'nai B'rith
Foundation of the United States.
Krrisky has served as the asso-
ciate director of the ADL-B'nai
3'rith Florida Regional Office
and was the Southeastern Re-
gional director of the ADL
Appeal.
Upon Kretsky's appointment,
B'ussin commented. It is my
pleasure, having worked with
him and knowing his untiring ef-
forts and devotion, to appoint
Milt the chairman of the Family
Division Luncheon. I know that
we can look forward to a very
successful event in 1984.''
BE A TE AND SERGE KLARSFELD

Jewish Community Center Staff Begins
Germany Wants War
Criminal in Damascus
Pyrnes, chairman of
uf Trustees for the
imunity Center of
. an agency of the
|t v Jewish Federation,
Bed the hiring of the
theJCC.
[Landa, Marianne
Beverly Glushakoff
hired to work with
len, executive director
1 Byrnes stated, "Each
If brings personal and
expertise to their
are pleased and ex-
|ve been able to secure
ility staff in our begin-
Sarah Landa has been ap-
pointed director of Youth Serv-
ices. After receiving a BA in
Elementary Education from
Queens College in 1973, she
Continued on Page 8-
tTkeu Were Slick'
Simon and Garfunkle
Concert Draws 90,000
By CINDY KAYE
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Simon and Garfunkle gave two
sell-out benefit concerts in Ramat
(Jan. The duo performed for a
'emple Beth El Forum
Lecture Series
Beth El of Boca Raton
I to announce their sixth
Drum lecture series.
Goodman, correspon-
>r the Jerusalem
rill be the first featured
> on Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. He
(iress the audience on "The
lie Balance in the Middle
In Analysis of the Present
ftep at the Future."
tan- 8,1984,8 p.m., author,
Fr and teacher, Bel
Mn will discuss "Survival
fh Humor." Ms. Kaufman
granddaughter of Sholom
The timely topic of "Perspec-
tives on 1984 and the Presidential
Elections" will be presented by
the Honorable Senator Howard
Metxenbaum on Mar. 11, 1984,8
p.m.
Season tickets for the lecture
series are available for members
at $15 for the three lectures; non-
members at $20. Individual
tickets may be purchased at the
door for $7.60.
Please enclose a check and self
addressed envelope to Temple
Beth El, 333 SVV 4 Ave., Boca
Raton. Fla. 38432, or call 391-
8900.
combined crowd of 90,000 fans -
old and young who packed the
stadium in order to hear favorites
such as "Sounds of Silence,"
"The Boxer," "Homeward
Bound," "Bridge Over Troubled
Waters," and a couple of new
unrecorded songs "Cars are
Cars" and The Late Great
Johnny Ace."
At times the concert became a
sing-along, aa the fans joined the
duo. At the performance, Paul
Simon was so overwhelmed, he
noted to the crowd, a bit teary-
eyed. "I want to say so much, but
I can't. I'm just so happy to be
here." The audience receptively
brought the singers back for four
.'ncoree.
And yet after the concert
Kple had very mixed response.
ny complained that the duo
had made little effort to make
rjerforrning in Israel a special
event They did not include
anything typically Jewish or
Israeli in their repertoire, nor did
they make mention of either
theme.
The proceeds of both concerts
are going to children's charity
through the Variety Club of
Israel.
By KEVIN FREEMAN
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Beate Klarsfeld, who along
with her husband Serge,
were responsible for track-
ing down the wartime head
of Gestapo in Lyon, Klaus
Barbie, said this week that
West Germany is currently
preparing to make a formal
request to Syria for the
extradition of an alleged
Nazi war criminal now
living in Damascus.
Klarsfeld, the world famous
Nazi-hunter, said in an interview
that West Germany will seek the
extradition of Alois Brunner, who
is alleged to have directed
gestapo operations in the Nice
region. Serge Klarsfeld went to
Damascus in June. 1982 to make
a formal protest with the Syrian
government for harboring
Brunner. He was ultimately
expelled from Syria.
ACCORDING to the Klar
sfeMs, Brunner was responsible
for the deportation of Jews from
Austria, Salonika and France in
19431944. They claim that
Brunner was personally responsi-
ble with having rounded up 300
children from Jewish centers in
the Paris area on July 20, 1944
and deporting them to Auschwitz
where they were exterminated.
Mrs. Klarsfeld said that
Brunner decided to seek haven in
Syria because "he knows the feel-
ing of Syria towards the Jews,
and towards Israel" and also
knows the way the Syrian gov-
has treated its Jewish
population in the past.
The Klarsfeld were in the
United States to receive the
Women's American ORT Human
Rights Award at the organiza-
tion's 27th biennial convention in
Los Angeles at the Westin
Bonaventure Hotel. Serge was
called back to Paris for personal
reasons, and Beate was in New
York attending to responsibilities
Continued on Page 11
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The Jewish Floridian of South County
Fri"y. November 4 ,
Hoopster Star Is Israel Bound
By HASKELL COHEN
Joel Kramer, who has been
playing basketball in the Na-
tional Basketball Association the
past five seasons with the
Phoenix Suns, has left that team
and his currently slated to play
with the .Maccabi Tel Aviv con-
gregation in the Israel National
League. Kramer was a member of
the U.S. Maccabiah team eight
years ago and made a profound
impression on the Israel basket-
ball addicts and promoters.
At that time he refused offers
from Israeli quintets because he
felt he could make it in the big
time. As a matter of fact he did
make it with the Phoenix Suns
and for the past five years has
been a valuable member of their
reserve team.
Insiders report that Kramer
will be receiving in the vicinity of
$75.0OO-plus for his services with
the Maccabi Five. Not a bad
salary for a so called "amateur."
Joel will be replacing the
departed Earl Williams, who was
considered a colossal pain in the
neck to the Maccabi Manage-
ment. One thing is certain.
Kramer is a bonafide Jew and
does not have to go through a
conversion program in order to
qualify for the top hoop division
in Israel.
Not to pursue the matter of
forced conversions on American
non-Jewish players too much
further, the fact remains that
over the past month two top
flight American players, have
submitted to conversion and. get
this, for a team which is situated
in the Second League. Whereas
each First Division team is per-
mitted to carry one non-Jewish
player, every player in the
Second Division League must be
of the Jewish faith.
A professor at Tel Aviv Univ-
ersity, who will serve as coach of
a team in Netanya. came to this
country and arranged, with an
agent, to have the two recruits on
his team converted to Judaism.
The whole matter took a couple of
days and is considered to be quite
a joke among the more religious
basketball adherents in Israel.
We've been given to understand
that the cost of converting these
players came to S3.000 per man.
Israel, which was barred from
the Mediterranean Games held
recent ry in Casablanca. Morocco.
is going to encounter considera-
ble resistance for the 1986 Asian
Games, after it was felt that their
acceptance would be agreed to
readily The Games are to be held
in Seoul. Korea, and that parti-
cular government is friendly
towards the Israelis but is being
subjected to considerable pres-
sure trom Arab League nations
and those sympathetic to that
particular group to drop Israel
from the Invitation Li*:
This information was passed
on to us by a Korean doctor who
is locatec in Washington and is
very active in an Asian form of
wrestling, which was supposed to
be introduced m tht recently
completed Ha pod Games. This
doctor has advised a member of
our U.S. Olympic Executive
Committee that while his country-
is very friendly towards Israel
and definitely wants to see a del-
egation from the Holy Land
make an appearance in the 1966
Asian Games, that much pres-
sure may be brought to bear on
his land by the Arab League.
. A football player to keep an
ye on is John Frank of Ohio
State I Diversity. Frank, from
Pittsburgh, is a 6 "3. 225 lb senior
and serves as co-captain of the
strong Ohio State University
Eleven. In his first game, this
season, which saw the Buckeyes
knock over Oregon, 31-6, Frank
was graded at 75 percent for the
56 plays in which he participated.
This is a very high performance
rating.
As a matter of fact. Coach
Earle Bruce who leads the Ohio
Eleven stated. "Frank played
with great intensity, maybe the
greatest of any player since I've
been at this Institution. John
seems to play his best ball in the
big games." In the Oregon
contest he caught three passes
for 31 yards and now is ranked
fourth on the OSU career pass re-
ceiving list.
Frank's biggest disappoint-
ment this year is that he had to
play on Yom Kippur, against
Oklahoma. He decided to play
since he contends he has a great
team tradition and he felt forced
to sacrifice, contending to make
up for it some other way.
Daniel Steinberg, a top flight
soccer player, who was born in
Argentina and played early
soccer as a member of the
Argentine junior team, which
featured the greatest player
extant today. Madronna, is
headed for Israel where he will,
undoubtedly, be signed up by one
of the number one teams in the
Division One Soccer League.
Steinberg is the product of a
mixed marriage.
Unlike the basketball players
who have been culled from other
religions. Steinberg has acknow-
ledged himself as Jewish and
has practiced Judaism, despite
the fact that his mother did not
convert. He always followed the
tenets of Judaism and in order to
make certain he would be ac-
cepted as a Jew- in Israel, he took
it upon himself to visit an
Orthodox Beth Din in Phila-
delphia. His life story was related
to three revered Philadelphia
Orthodox Rabbis and after one of
them studied with Steinberg for
three weeks, all three rabbis
issued him a certificate which will
enable him to become a dual
citizen immediately upon his
arrival in Israel.
Daniel, 23. has played profes-
sional soccer in Division One
circles, in his native Argentina,
has been a member of the New
York Eagles of the American
Soccer League and played one
year with a top division team in
Greece. Yonanina. Based on his
performances with these teams
and with many years of good
soccer ahead of him Steinberg
should be a welcome asset to the
team which signs him in the Holy
Land.
JTA Feature Syndicate
Kirkpatrick Scores UN's
'Obsessive' Anti -Semitism
BALTIMORE (JTA) -
Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick
defended the United Nations as
an important forum for the re-
solution of conflicts despite a
decade-long "obsessive" anti-
Semitic campaign in the UN that
has "nothing to do with the
particular policies of the different
Israeli governments."
She said that during the past
10 years. Israel has been
"isolated, despised, himiliated
and victimized" in what she
termed rit ual denunciation.''
But Mrs. Kirkpatrick asserted
that Israel's situation in the UN
is now improving.
The envoy made her remarks
during an address to 600
delegates at the biennial conven-
ion of Pioneer Women-Na'amat
which presented her with its
Golda Meir Human Relations
Award for "her staunch defense
of Israel in the UN" and her
"vigorous advocacy" of the emi-
gration rights of Soviet Jews.
In another session. Stephen
Solender. executive vice pres-
ident of the Associated Jewish
Charities and Welfare Fund of
Baltimore, described the effects
of federal budget cuts in social
services. "The Jewish commun-
ity must adapt to a new reality
because the program of Reagan
cutbacks shows no sign of abat-
ing." he said. Solender cited a 35
percent increase in the caseload
of his agency in the first five
months of this year which, he
said, includes many Jewish
middle class unemployed.
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pyiday. November 4,1983
The Jewish Pldridianof South County
Page 3
Manu 'Ideas in Progress'
McFarlane Labeled Old Friend of A Strong Israel
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
WASHINGTON -
(jTA) Robert McFar-
lane's appointment to re-
place William Clark as As-
sistant to President Reagan
{or National Security Af-
fairs came as the Adminis-
tration was beginning a
high level review of the
think that way." He also noted
that the U.S. was "concerned"
about Israel's economic difficult
ies and would welcome exchange
with Israel about means of
helping to alleviate it.
McFARLANE also stressed
that a "strong relationship is
vital to the security of American
interests in the Middle East."
But he maintained that reports
that during his negotiations in
Lebanon saying he tilted to one
ru;DH SrntW nolirv in the ^d*"100 saying he tilted to one
Kd taJ;eS PI1C> m tne side or the other were completely
untrue. There has been "no tilt to
anybody," he said.
iddle East.
After Reagan announced the
appointment at the White House,
McFarlane, who has been special
Middle East envoy since July 22,
told reporters he believes in con-
tinuity in U.S. Mideast policy.
But he noted that he saw his job
"not to be an advocate, but to be
a coordinator."
AT THE same time, he gave
some clues as to where that pol-
icy is going when he was asked
whether the Administration was
concerned about the Palestinian
people. He replied that that con-
cern was reflected in Reagan's
September 1, 1982 Mideast peace
initiative. "The history of the
Palestinian community like that
of the Lebanese is a very sad his-
tory," McFarlane said.
He said there were a "number
of ideas in progress" for improv-
ing the conditions of the Pales-
tinians in Lebanon and on the
West Bank. While not going into
details, he said the Palestinians
ire in a state of "flux," and the
U.S. "has opportunities it has
not had until now." Repeating
that Palestinian history was
"sad," he declared: "it's time to
stop reading about it and try to
make a little of it."
At the same time, McFarlane,
who has been Deputy Assistant
for National Security Affairs
under Clark, stressed that he be-
lieves in a "strong" U.S.-Israeli
relationship. "I have always felt
that way, and I shall remain to
McFarlane revealed the U.S.
method of trying to bring Syria
into support of the present efforts
to reach a national reconciliation
among the various religious
groups in Lebanon and the even-
tual withdrawal of all foreign
forces from that country. He said
the U.S. sought to "intensify and
make more frequent our talks"
with the Syrians. "We're looking
for common ground that can lead
to Syria's interests being accom-
modated without prejudicing the
well-being of Lebanon," he said.
Both Reagan and McFarlane
made clear the Administration's
determination to keep the U.S.
marines in Lebanon despite the
casualties they have suffered.
Reagan said the marines are
there because it is "vitally impor-
tant for the security of the United
States and the Western world
that we do everything we can to
further the peace process in the
Middle East."
WHILE SAYING the "loss of
life is unacceptable," McFarlane
said that since the U.S. forces
entered Lebanon there have been
"some" who have by "threaten-
ing, killing" hope to "cause us to
pull out. Their expectations are
wrong." He did not identify who
the "some" are.
He expressed high hopes that
the meeting that starts Thursday
in Lebanon will bring progress
toward national reconciliation
because he said the various
groups realize that they must
compromise since the "alterna-
tives to reconciliation are worse."
Reagan left open who will suc-
ceed McFarlane as special Mid-
east negotiator. He said it will be
one of his "hardest tasks" since
McFarlane did such an "excel-
lent" job. McFarlane seemed to
indicate support for his deputy in
the Middle East, Richard Fair-
banks, who is still in Beirut. He
noted that Fairbanks has con-
ducted as many meetings as has
he himself, but he said the deci-
sion was up to the President.
A MAJOR question raised by
the McFarlane appointment is
whether it will lead to a renewal
of the public squabbles over the
Middle East, as well as other
issues, between Secretary of
State George Shu'.u and Defense
Secretary Caspar Weinberger, or
whether McFarlane will be ablr
to control this in his job as "coor
dinator" of policy. Shultz report-
edly had supported McFarlane'?
appointment, as did Clark, while
it had been opposed by Weinber-
ger and Central Intelligence Di-
rector William Casey.
McFarlane admitted that
Clark was "as close as any man"
to the President. The 45 year-old
McFarlane, a retired marine lieu-
tenant colonel, is basically a staff
man who received his first expe-
rience in negotiations when he
replaced Philip Habib in Lebanon
three months ago.
He served m the National Se-
curity Council in the Nixon and
Ford Administrations and was a
staff member of the Senate
Armed Services Committee
during the Carter Administra-
tion.
IN THE Reagan Adminiatra-
tion he was first the State De-
partment counselor under Alex-
ander Haig, but when Clark left
his post as deputy assistant Sec-
retary of State to go to the
White House as National Secu-
Reagan Understands
Says Israel Had to Defend Border
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
WASHINGTON -
(JTA) President Reagan
has displayed again under-
standing, if not support, for
Israel's invasion of Leb-
anon last year.
With the border of Israel, the
northern border, being
violated ... by terrorist groups,
innocent people there being
wiled, they had a responsibility
J try and defend that border,"
ne said in his nationally televised
Press conference from the East
om of the White House.
The President's remarks were
made as he stressed that "great
Progress' had been made in
l*banon toward achieving sta-
bility there. Noting that the Ia-
eh army has withdrawn to the
Awali River and that Israel has
ned an agreement with Leb-
wn to withdraw completely
25L that """rtry, Reagan
aded, "We are doing everything
*e can to persuade Syria to quit
^"g a roadblock in this
Process."
REAGAN STRESSED that
ms September 1, 1962 peace ini-
*uva hinged on successfully re-
solving the situation in Lebanon,
nd reiterated his determination
to maintain the U.S. marine force
J Lebanon and to continue the
| "Uplomatic efforts there.
"As long as there is a possi-
bility of making the overall peace
I Plan work we're going to stay
there," he said.
Reagan stressed that Lebanon
was the "first phase" of his
Mideast plan and the U.S. still
intends by "working with the
more moderate Arab states to
bring about the kind of peace
with Israel that Anwar Sadat
helped bring about. Our process
is following the lead that was es-
tablished in the Camp David
talks and the two United Nations
(Security Council)
242 and 338."
Resolutions,
But Reagan made clear he be-
lieves that the Syrians have been
"dragging their feet" and "aided
and abetted by about 7,000
Soviet advisers and technicians
and some pretty sophisticated
Soviet weaponry, I think that
they are contributing to the dis-
order and the trouble" in
Lebanon.
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rity Adviser, he took McFarlane
with him as his deputy. There,
with Clark unfamiliar with mili-
tary and foreign affairs, McFar-
lane was credited with the day-to-
day administration of affaire.
Both Reagan and McFarlane
stressed that he would have
access to the President. But
whether this w:" lead to the con-
tinuation of the U.S.-Israeli co-
operation that has existed since
the May 17 Israeli-Lebanese
agreement or whether confronta-
tion will once again be in the fore-
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By DAVID LANDAU
JERUSALEM (JTA)
Israeli officials are grati-
fied by the tougher U.S.
line toward Syria and what
they see as a more realistic
assessment by Washington
of Syria's destructive role
in Lebanon.
President Reagan's sharp
warning, at his press conference
last week, that the U.S. would
not allow Syria "aided and
abetted by 7,000 Soviet advisers
and technicians" to destroy the
chances for stability in Lebanon,
dispelled the perception held here
in recent weeks that the U.S. was
tilting toward Syria in the Leba-
nese situation.
U.S. special envoy Richard
Fairbanks also took a firm line
toward the Syrians when he met
with Premier Yitzhak Shamir
here. Fairbanks, who was ac-
companied by U.S. Ambassador
Samuel Lewis, assured Shamir
that Washington remained com-
mitted to a strong central
government in Lebanon and the
eventual withdrawal of all foreign
forces from that country. He was
confident that the national
reconciliation talks would start
next week.
THEY WERE to have begun,
but disagreement among the
various parties over a site for the
talks forced postponement.
Reports from Beirut later said
that all of the parties have agreed
to meet in Geneva.
Fairbanks is, at the moment,
the senior U.S. diplomat in the
region. He had served as deputy
to special envoy Robert
McFarlane who became Presi-
dent Reagan's national security
adviser last week. He stressed to
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support fully the Israel-Lebanon
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have been the abrogation of the
May 17 accord with Israel.
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indicated to officials here that the
U.S. now shares Israel's skep-
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The Jewish Floridian of South County
Friday, NoVember4 )0an
Gentile Neighbors Are More Deft in Mysteries of Money
For a long time, the word was out. War
or no war in Lebanon, Israelis were buying
new cars faster than one would have
thought possible only several years ago.
They were snapping up color television sets
as if there were no tomorrow. Their appetite
for stereos and cameras seemed insatiable.
Ditto for refrigerators, washing machines
and a host of other domestic goodies.
What's wrong with that? Nothing, if you
can afford them. But too many Israeli
creditors said that Israelis cannot afford
them. When Finance Minister Yoram
Aridor, since resigned, moved to link the
Shekel with the American Dollar, the
bubble finally burst.
We are told now there is an agonizing
reappraisal of Israel's economy taking
place. The favorite phrase this week to
describe the Israeli experience is that the
whole nation is "biting the bullet" as a
consequence of an across-the-board 25
percent devaluation of the Shekel. Nor can
this reappraisal be laid entirely at the feet
of Aridor. Even the new Prime Minister,
Yitzhak Shamir, in his inaugural address
warned that the nation was living beyond
its means.
Does all of this suggest an instant
bettering of a years-long triple digit in-
flationary spiral? Does it say that things
will improve, say, tomorrow? Hardly likely.
Even Uncle Sam, sobered more than ever
by the tragic terrorist deaths of 191 U.S.
servicemen in Beirut Sunday, increasingly
recognizes what Israel's move into
Lebanon was all about in the first place.
And sobered Uncle Sam, anxious to have a
stable Israel as its ally in the region, not an
economically crisis-ridden ally, only the
other day offered help to the beleaguered
country to climb out of the morass.
No details are available as yet. But one
sobering thought that strikes us is that
Jews, charged by anti-Semites for millenia
with a mysterious gift for handling money,
find their Gentile neighbors far more deft in
this enterprise than they ever were as they,
themselves, struggle to survive.
All Bets Are Off
Suggestions have been made that the
Soviet Union, in the aftermath of the
shooting down of the South Korean
passenger airliner, would ease its
harassment and persecution of Soviet
Jews. As has now been demonstrated, this
will not be the case. Last week, Iosif
Begun, the Soviet Jewish activist and
unofficial teacher of Hebrew, was given the
maximum sentence by a court in Vladimir.
Begun, a 51-year-old engineer who has
long sought to emigrate to Israel, was
sentenced to seven years imprisonment to
be followed by five years in internal exile.
He was charged with "anti-Soviet" ac-
tivities. He could have received a lighter
sentence but by drawing the maximum,
Soviet intentions have been brought into
sharp focus.
Begun had become a special case as he
symbolized the struggle of Soviet Jewry,
along with such notable activists as Ida
Nudel and Anatoly Sharansky. His par-
ticular case has included three arrests,
beginning in 1977, his internal exile in the
remote city of Magadan, and also having
lost his job at the Moscow Central Institute
many years ago.
The Soviets, by harassing Begun for so
many years, were in the position to use him
as a demonstration of their new con-
ciliatory position in the aftermath of the
Korean airline massacre. Many govern-
ments were therefore keeping a close watch
on how the Soviets would handle the Begun
trial. And now, the hardline view of the
Soviet government has been confirmed.
There will be no easing of human rights and
no increase in the emigration of Soviet
Jews.
The United States said the Begun trial
marked the cutting edge of a "new wave of
repression" in the USSR and an
increase
in officially sanctioned anti-Semitism Th
Israeli government appealed for Begun/a
release and said instructions have been
issued for diplomatic efforts toward this
end.
Overall, the Begun three-day trial and
the imposition of the maximum sentence
leave an emptiness that the fight for the
freedom of Soviet Jewry still has a long
way to go. But it also serves to instruct
American Jews to continue in their efforts
by protesting, demonstrating and actively
pressuring local representatives in an effort
to have Begun and his many other
comrades released from the tyranny of the
Soviet Union.
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Between You And Me
Friday. November 4, 1983
Volume 5
28 HESHVAN 5744
Number 36
By BORIS SMOLAR
There are about 50,000 Jewish
professors in American colleges
and universities, according to a
study by the Carnegie Com-
mission for Higher Education.
They are more or less equally
divided in age between forties,
fifties and sixties.
The parents of most of them
were immigrants with Little
formal education. About one-
third of their parents had only an
elementary school education;
only about half of them
graduated from high school.
Most of the professors grew up in
typical Jewish family settings.
Most of them received an
elementary level formal Jewish
education culminating in Bar
Mitzvah ceremonies.
Most of them don't deny their
Jewishness. but a very in-
significant percentage of them is
involved in Jewish communal
activities. With the exception of
those teaching in Jewish institu-
tions of higher learning, the great
majority of the Jewish academics
consider themselves Jews
ethnically, not by religion.
However, there are some who
observe kashrut and there is a
small organization of Orthodox
Jewish professors.
The Carnegie study shows that
32 percent of the Jewish
professors are at schools of the
highest quality category. Other
studies show that 25 percent of
Ivy League college professors are
Jews. There are Jews holding
positions as presidents of leading
universities and deans of leading
colleges.
In my student years, in the
1920's, there were less than a
dozen Jewish professors in
American universities. They
included: Morris Raphael Cohen,
the great professor of philo-
sophy; Harry A. Wolfson, a
young Harvard University
professor; Isaac Husik, a
University of Pennsylvania
professor whose book, "A
History of Medieval Jewish
Philosophy.'' was the standard
work in the field; Franz Boas who
was professor of anthropology at
Columbia University; and Albert
Abraham Michelson, the Nobel
Prize physicist who, as professor
of physics at the University of
Chicago, was the first American
scientist to conduct tests of
Einstein's theory of relativity
long before Einstein and his
theory were recognized in the
U.S.
Today, more than 25 percent of
the 50.000 Jewish professors are
teaching law, about 22 percent
are teaching medicine, a large
percentage is teaching higher
mathematics, physics, chemistry
and bio-chemistry. There are also
many who teach economics and
psychology. Young professors
are well represented in the
various categories of Liberal arts.
Leaders of the organized Jew
ish community are disturbed over
the indifference of the great
majority of Jewish professors
toward Jewish communal life.
They feel that professors have an
influence and can play an im-
portant role in strengthening
Jewish feelings not only among
students on the campus but also
in the wider Jewish community.
The majority of the professors
do not accept what they call the
"communal myth" that they are
particularly influential and that
they have a special role to play.
They do not see their par-
ticipation in communal affairs as
an appropriate part of their role
as academics. Practically all of
them support Israel's inde-
pendence.
Profile of a Scholar: One
of the professors who feels
deeply Jewish is Milton Konvitz.
who gained national recognition
as a great teacher of Constitu-
tional Law. His books are cited in
U.S. Supreme Court opinions.
He has been active for years in
the American Jewish Committee,
the American Jewish Congress,
and the American Association for
Jewish Education. For his ac-
tivities in Jewish communal life
he was awarded in 1954 the
Jewish Tercentenary Medal by
the Jewish Community
Federation in Newark where he
lived before joining Cornell
University as professor.
Konvitz. who is currently
professor emeritus, was teaching
law, and industrial and labor
relations, for 36 years. 23 of them
at Cornell. Earlier he was
professor at New York State
School of Industrial and Labor
Relations. He taught courses on
judicial administration, civil
liberties and civil rights. His
courses at the New York Univer-
sity were among the first of then-
kind in the country.
In tribute to him, members of
the Cornell faculty have produced
a book which deals with his Life
and work. The volume appeared
under the title "Rights. Liberties
and Ideals: The Contributions of
Milton R. Konvitz" and was
published by Fred Rothman and
Co. in Littleton. Colo. The
publication of the book was made
possible by a fund raised by
Cornell Alumni, reflecting the
impact Prof. Konvitz had on
many thousands of Cornell
students during the years.
The book, prepared by David
J Daneiski, professor of political
science at Stanford University,
opens with an interpretive,
comprehensive and analytical
study by him of KonviU's role in
the scholarly world. It brings out
also his philosophy on Jewish
ideals and their relation to
American ideal. The book also
includes essays by Dr. Konvitz
on constitutional rights, fun-
damental Liberties, human rights,
and Jewish spiritual values. The
*y on Judaism shows Dr.
jjaaajjti M.ia
His philosophy on Jewish
values he hold also a doctorate
in philosophy is expressed also
in many of his articles. The
volume carries a 50-page
bibliography of all the books,
pamphlets and articles Dr
Konvitz wrote. The bibliography
was compiled by Philip Dankert.
a professional librarian ai
Cornell.
Incidentally, the American
Jewish Committee just published
a book, "Jewish Life in
America," containing essays by
"outstanding Jewish scholars
and editors about Jewish life in
this country from the late 18th
Century, when fewer than 3.000
Jews were scattered throughout
the colonies, to the present time
when the Jewish community of
the United States successful,
acculturated and integrated -
numbers close to six million.
Prof. Konvitz, who is one of the
few Americans to be awarded
honorary degrees from all four
American institutions of higher
Jewish learning, is represented in
the volume with a highly in-
teresting 30-page essay on the
American Jewish experience in
the quest for equality.
He brings out the uniqueness
of the experience and emphasizes
that America has been a great
exception in Jewish history in the
treatment of Jews. The AJCoro-
mittee book, edited by Gladys
Rosen, provides important in-
sights into the interaction of
Jewish values and American
freedoms, and the special impact
of America on the Jewish
community, its life and its in-
stitutions.
The Safad Influence: The
name of Prof. Konvitz is
widely known in the Jewish
world, however, very few Jews in
this country and in other
countries know that Konvitz was
born in Safad. the city in Israel
which is known in Jewish history
as a great rabbinical center and
as a Kabalah center for hundreds
of years. Few American Jews
know also that KonviU's father
and grandfather were rabbis in
Safad. and that his grandfather
established a famous yeshiva
there.
In the book about Konvitz J*
story is told how his father
carried him in Safad to cheder
when he was three years old He
remained in cheder all day. When
he went home it was already
dark, and the teacher led the way
with a lantern. By the tune
Milton was five he was studying
the sacred text of the Bible, and
by the time he was seven hewn
studying the Talmud
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Safad. when World War I broke
out in 1914. Palestine was than s
part of Turkey. His ft*
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be drafted into the Turkish army
and sent to war. made rrtn**
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The Jewish Floridian of South County
Page 5
French Leaders Demand
Release of Iosif Begun
SenatorLawton Chiles
Congressman Dan Mica
Senator Paula Hawkins
Letters to Mubarak
Our Administrators Speak Out
Congressman Dan Mica and
Senators Lawton Chiles and
Paula Hawkins are among 52
Senators and 87 Representatives
who have signed letters to
Egyptian President Hosni
Mubarak, urging him to return
the Kgyptian ambassador to
Israel and to improve bilateral
relations.
The letter was initiated in the
Stnate by Senators Howard M.
Metzenbaum (D., Ohio) and
Paula Hawkins (R.. Fla.) herself.
In the House, it was initiated by
Representatives Lawrence J.
Smith (D., Fla.), Norman F. Lent
IR., N.Y.I, Harry M. Reid (D.,
Nevada). Bill Green (R., N.Y.),
Paul Simon (D., 111.), and Connie
Mack (R.. Fla.).
The Senators told Mubarak
that Kgypt's freeze in the nor-
malization process with Israel
and inflammatory attacks
against Israel" in Egyptian
media are "disturbing."
However, they said, "we are even
more concerned about the ap-
parent reluctance of your govern-
ment to restore political and dip-
lomatic dialogue by returning
your ambassador to Israel."
The Senators noted that
Mubarak had indicated last June
hi' would return his ambassador
to Israel following the Israel-
Lebanon agreement on troop
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The representatives expressed
concern about Egyptian-Israeli
contacts "since relations seem to
have stalemated." They added
that strong ties between the two
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to prevent the spread of radical-
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By EDWIN EYTAN
PARIS (JTA) Leaders of
the American and French Jewish
communities have called here for
the release of Soviet Jewish
activist Iosif Begun who was
sentenced by a Soviet court this
week to seven years' imprison-
ment and five years internal
exile.
The appeal was made at a joint
press conference held by Julius
Berman, chairman of the Confer-
ence of Presidents of Major
American Jewish Organizations,
and the leadership of the Repre-
sentative Council of Major
French Jewish Organizations
(CRIF).
Observing that Begun's
'crime" in the eyes of the Soviet
authorities was his demand to be
allowed to emigrate to Israel and
the fact that he taught the He-
brew language, Berman said: "It
is only fitting that the various
Jewish communities should co-
operate on an issue as essential as
the situation of Soviet Jewry and
the fate of the Jewish activists."
He stressed that the appeal on
behalf of Begun "has nothing to
do with East-West relations or
tensions. It is based strictly on
justice and humanitarian consid-
erations."
Berman met with CRIF presi-
dent Theo Klein to consider the
possibilities of increased coopera-
tion and coordination between
the two representative Jewish or-
ganizations. He told the Jewish
Telegraphic Agency later that he
hopes to establish a good
working relationship with CRIF.
He cited as an example the
need to consult with French
Jewry and be briefed on their
needs and views before American
Jewish leaders meet with pro-
minent French personalities
visiting the U.S.
Berman. who is enroute to Is-
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capacity of president of the
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The Jewish Floridian of South County
Friday, November*
Career Women's Division Chairpersons Appointed
Between You and Me
Continued from Page 4
Margaret Kottler. 1984
Campaign chairman of the South
County Jewish Federation UJA
Women's Division, announces
the appointment of Dr. Dalia
Kalai and Sherri Meade as co-
chairwomen of the Career Wom-
en's Division.
Dr. Dalia Kalai came to the
U.S. in 1963. She was a Sabra
and as a teenager served in the
military in Israel.
Dr. Kalai is a dermatologist
practising in Delray. She obtain-
;d her urdergraduate degree
from Columbia University. New
York, and received her post grad-
iate training in dermatology at
Johns Hopkins and University of
Maryland. Dr. Kalai has two
children who attend the Jewish
Day School.
Dr. Kalai is on the Board of
Directors of the South County
Jewish Federation, and also is on
the Women* Division Campaign
Cabinet Board. In 1982-83 she
participated in Federation's
Young Leadership Development
Program. Dalia is a member of
Temple B'nai Torah.
Sherri Meade has been in-
volved with Career Women since
its inception and was associate
chairwoman last year. She is on
Sherri Meade
the Women's Division Campaign
Cabinet and was involved in the
Federation Young Leadership
Development Program in 1982-83
and participated in a Statewide
Young Leadership Retreat.
Sherri is a member of Temple
Beth El and has two children.
Sherri received a BS in math-
ematics from State University of
New York at Stony Brook, and is
Dalia Kalai
a Programming Manager with
IBM.
The first Career Women meet-
ing will be held onNov. 16.
For further information.
Business and Professional
women who wish to be part of our
exciting and growing Career
Women Group, please contact
the Women's Division at the
Federation Office. 368-2737.
U.S. They arrived in 1915 juat
before the war closed regular
passage across the Atlantic.
They intended to return to Safad
when the war is over.
By the time peace came, the
Konvitz children had become so
Americanized they were reluctant
to leave. So Rabbi Konvitz put
off the return to Safad and took a
position of a spiritual leader of an
Orthodox congregation in
Newark, becoming later the head
of the Orthodox Rabbinate of the
U.S. and Canada.
Milton, who had spoken no
English when he arrived, spent a
year in the first grade of public
school, but completed the
remaining seven grades in four
years. He later graduated high
school. In college he wanted to
study Jewish philosophy. He
wrote about the Rambam and
Spinoza, and other philosophers.
hoping to become a teacher J
philoBophy in a university "I
Having also studied the J
and having been admitted \M
bar he became a lawyer
ambition remained, however J
become a university prof-vT
This he reached wheS (S
Unrjersity invited him to ^
Professor Konvitz sees himaJ
now indiasolubly as bothT
American and a Jew. He s\Jt\
that he could never say where on
ends and the other begins h!
knows, he says, that one can bJ
an American without being ,
Jew, and that one can be aJew
without being an American but
he emphasizes that his concern is
not with being but with ideal, i
and values, and he finds Judaic
and American ideals related.
JTA Feature Syndicate
No Confidence Motion
Shamir Defeats Opposition Vote
By DAVID LANDAU
And GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Premier Yitzhak Shamir's coali-
tion easily defeated an opposition
non-confidence motion in the
Knesset last week. The motion,
backed by the Labor Alignment.
Shinui and the Hadash (Com-
munist) Party, was knocked
down by a 61-54 vote after an
abra iv debate over the govern-
ment's economic policies.
The debate gave the newly-
installed Finance Minister. Yigal
Cohen -Orgad. an opportunity to
outline the measures he intends
to take to extricate the country
from its current economic crisis.
He predicted that the crisis
would end "withing the very near
future" and accused the opposi-
tion of exaggerating its depth,
thereby damaging public con-
fidence.
Opposition spokesmen focused
on two issues the aborted plan
Soviet Hero
In Israel
By HUGH ORGEL
TEL AVIV (JTAI Col.
Wolf Vilenski. holder of the Hero
of the Soviet Union Medal the
Soviet's highest award and
other high Soviet honors, has
arrived in Israel with his wife.
They had been trying to obtain
exit visas from the Soviet Union
for the past 10 yean.
They received their papers last
week and took the train from
Vilna. where they had been living
since Vilenski had served as a
senior officer in the Lithuanian
division in World War II, to
Vienna.
The couple were met in Vienna
by their daughter. Dr. Lila
Singer, who had Sown from her
home in Israel to meet them, and
by Maj. Arye Vilenski, their son,
who. as an officer in the IDF is
continuing his father's military
career.
Col. Vilenski was among the
144 Jews who received the Hero
of the Soviet Union Medal during
the war. and the second of four
Jews in the Lithuanian division
so awarded to come to Israel.
Sgt. Kalman Shorr arrived in
Israel in 1979.
ot former Finance Minister
Yoram Aridor to link Israel's
currency exclusively to the U.S.
Dollar and the government's ap-
parent agreement to bail out
commercial banks by shoring up
the price of bank shares when the
Tel Aviv stock exchange resumed
trading Oct. 23.
LABOR MK Gad Yaacobi
charged that Shamir, contrary to
his disclaimers, knew of and
endorsed the Aridor plan inas-
much as the Finance Minister
disclosed, before he resigned
under fire last Thursday, that the
plan was in the making withing
the Likud coalition for the past
six months.
Shamir has acknowledged that
it had been "an idea for discus-
sion" but claimed he never took it
seriously as government policy
until an aide to Aridor leaked it
to the press. The leak triggered a
massive run on Dollars and pre-
cipitated Aridor s departure.
The government's reported
agreement to support bank
shares was denounced by Shunui
MK Amnon Rubinstein as
"moral anarchy" designed, be
said, to protect the banks, not the
small investors.
Coben-Orgad. speaking for the
government, listed five economic
measures he intends to imple-
ment: budget cuts: restrained
public consumption; a freeze on
living standards: broader based
taxation: and protection for the
weaker sectors of society.
HE SAID he would strive to
reduce Israel's S5 billion foreign
trade deficit by half. He an-
nounced that he has invited
Histadrut Secretary General
Yeruham Meshel to meet with
government representatives and
the private business sector to
discuss cooperative measures.
The talks are intended to create
"social and economic calm" he
said.
Cohen-Orgad said the private
employers have already accepted
his invitation and he had "reason
to believe" the trade union leader
would also accept. He expressed
confidence that the public would
trust his economic policies which,
he said, were founded on deci-
sions already adopted by the
Shamir government.
Shamir, in his inaugural speech
to the Knesset Oct. 10, warned
that the country has been living
too long beyond its means and
aid he would institute an auster-
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Arts spectacular 1983 84 season
of 29 MUSIC and DANCE events
The extra-
ordinary Metro-
politan Opera
Soprano, JESSYE
NORMAN, opens
the season on
Thursday eve-
ning. November 10th, with PHILIP
MOLL at the piano. Miss Norman,
considered the supreme recitaliat
of today, will sing works of
Schubert. Wagner. DuParc and
Satie.
Later in November, the 22nd, at
8 PM. "Florida's Finest" the
FLORIDA GULF COAST SYM
PHONY will return to the Audi-
torium with Maestro IRWIN
HOFFMAN conducting Berlioz's
Judge* of the Se
cret Court Overture
^S/f\ ancl Hindemith's
ffkmW 1 magnificent Sym
JHfca^ ^tf phony Mathis Der
A^l I Mater "Dazzling"
V A^ pianist, GARRICK
^jj OHLSSON. joins
Wfr the orchestra to
perform the Piano Concerto No. 5,
The Empertor. by Beethoven.
December will
bring the youthful
EMERSON STRING
(JUARTKT with pian-
ist CIAUDK FRANK
and the exciting TRIO
of musicians, K.MAN
UKL AX. pianiat.
YOUNG UCK KIM.
violinist, and YOYO
MA. cellist
Other MUSIC Matinee and
Evening performances January
thru March. 1984 will feature
pianists CECILE UCAD. ANDRE
MICHEL SCHUH and ANDRE
WATTS; the FLORIDA SYMPHONY
with JOHN BROWNING the
ATLANTA SYMPHONY under the
baton of ROBERT SHAW, the NEW
ORLEANS PHILHARMONIC with
PHILIPPE ENTREMONT and Can
ada's TORONTO SYMPHONY Or
chestras; Chamber music in the
form of ORPHEUS with RICHARD
GOODE. pianiat. ISRAEL CHAM
BER with LEONARD ROSE, cellist,
and the famed BRANDENBURG
ENSEMBLE with pianist PETER
SERKIN. and. "A unique musical
experience."SUPERSTAR clari
netist RICHARD STOLT/MAN will
perform a joint recital with pianist
CYNTHIA RAIM and soprano
BENITA VALENTK
DANCE abounds
with the return of
some of the area's fcL
most loved dance ^
companies: Canada's ki .
finest, the ROYAL
WINNIPEG the full
length Sleeping
Beauty" of the
HOUSTON BAIJJCT;
and laat year s sen
sation, the DANCE
THEATRE OF HAR
I.KM all with orches-
tra. Also the HART
FORD BALLET re-
turns in an exciting
and diverse program
with pianist RUTH
IAREDO
All of Regional Arts MUSIC and
DANCE Matinee and Evening
presentations are at the West Palm
Beach Auditorium, "where you tee
the beat for less."The Auditorium
is conveniently located juat off 1-95
on Palm Beach Lake* Blvd. at
North Congress) Ave. Valet park
ing is available, Visa and Master-
card reservations are accepted,
and the Box Office ia open week
days from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For individual tickets or a
seasonal calendar call or write the
Auditorium Box Office, P.O. Box
3087. West Palm Beach. 33402.
Phone 683-6012


, November 4,1988
The Jewish Flpridian of South Cotihty
Page 7
Soviet Missiles Arrive in Syria
TEL AVIV (JTA) Defense Minister Moshe
Arens confirmed that the first consignment of Soviet-
made SS-21 ground-to-ground missiles have arrived in
Syria, but said they did not radically change the balance
of military power in the region.
HOWEVER, Arens stressed that Israel would have to
continue to increase its defense budget because of the
massive rearmament of the Arab states. Priority in the
national budget must be given to defense, he said.
The SS-21s have' a range of about 75 miles, which is
less than that of the SCAD missiles already used by the
Syrians. But they are more accurate, military sources here
said, and can reach targets in much of Israel.
pictured, left to right: Esther Kaplan, Betty Grossman, Helyn Berger, Edith Siskin and Ruth
r.
Israel Bonds: Hadassah Ladies Do It Again
I Always in the forefront of
ish causes, the 4 Delray Ha-
asah Chapters are busily
ged in plans for their Dec. 4,
Kiel Bond Rally.
|Uo E. Brink, Delray area
lirman, was pleased to an-
lunn- ih.it Rabbi Hersh, of
tuple Keth El in West Palm
ch, would be the speaker at
this occasion.
The honorees will be presented
from each chapter: Ben Gurion
honoring Charlotte Metz,
Menachem Begin honoring Helen
Perlmutter, Shira Delray honor-
ing Elaine Trust, and Shalom
honoring Evelyn Galowesky.
For further information
regarding this rally please con-
tact Blanch Herzlich, committee
chairman, or the Boca-Delray
Bond office.
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Israel's Help Was 'Normal'
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
WASHINGTON (JTA) The Reagan
Administration maintained Monday that the U.S.
fejected an Israeli offer of its hospital facilities for the
pannes wounded in Sunday's terrorist bomb attack in
eirut because the military was following its "normal"
[rocedure for evacuating the wounded.
White House spokesman Larry Speakes said the
bunded were "initially treated" at battalion field
ospitals and aboard U.S. Navy ships off the Lebanese
oast and then taken to U.S. naval hospital facilities in
liaples or to the army hospital in West Germany.
"THAT'S THE STANDARD procedure, the way the
military operates in that part of the world," Speakes said.
[There is no other reason." According to Speakes, 75
Vounded marines and sailors had been evacuated from
ebanon at the time. The death toll stood at 200 as of
>n Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday.
According to reports from Beirut, most of the
vounded were taken by helicopter to the Iwo Jima, an
iphibious assault ship, the battleship New Jersey and
*e El Paso, an amphibious cargo ship. A marine
Spokesman was quoted as saving that an additional 21
nen were flown by the British for treatment at a Royal
ur Force base in Cyprus.
The reports also said that some dead and wounded
fere taken to a dozen different hospitals in Beirut, in-
cluding the Shiite-run Al Zahra Hospital.
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The Jewish Floridian of South County
Friday, November iJ
Sarah Landa
Marianne Lesser
Beverly Glushakoff
Jewish Community Center Staff Begins
Continued from Page 1
worked in fund-raising with the
Muscular Dystrophy Foundation
in New York. Sarah spent her
summers working in resident and
day camp settings. Most recent-
ly, Sarah served as general
manager of a chain of retail stores
in New York.
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF SOUTH COUNTY
SOUTH COUNTY JEWISH SINGLES
November Calendar of Events 1983
ALL SINGLES
"ECLECTRICITY"
Tuesday. Nov. 22 7:30 pjn.:
F.A.U. theatre Israeli musicians; contemporary, upbeat
music: Advance tickets a MUST. Call 395-5546 Donation: $8.
Saturday. Nov. 5 9 p.m.-l ajn.
Dance Costume Ball Temple Beth El 333 S.W. 4th Ave..
(Off Palmetto Park Road) Boca Raton. Co-sponsored with Beth
El Singles DJ Donation $5 (Includes first Drink and
Noshies). Cash Bar. Costumes preferred. Prizes awarded.
Sunday. Nov. 13 11 a.m.
Picnic with North Miami Beach Singles at C. B. Smith Park. Car
pooling available. RSVP A MUST. Call 395-5546.
Monday. Nov. 14 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Happy Hour Upstairs at Wildflower 551 E. Palmetto Park
Rd.. Boca Raton Hors doeuvres, good music and dancing;
Cash Bar. (Proper attire please) Donation $3 (gratuities not
included).
Sunday. Nov. 20 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Dating Game B'nai Torah 1401 N.W. 4th Ave.. Boca
Raton. (Off Glades Road) AU welcome for audience participa-
tion. Donation: $2. (See below for further information).
SINGLES 35-55
Saturday. Nov. 19 8 p.m.
"Let's Get Acquainted" party; At Renee Friedman's house.
Wine and Hors d'oeuvres. Contest to name the group. Donation
$5. Winner will receive free admission and prize. RSVP BY
NOV. 12. Call 395-5546.
Tuesday. Nov. 22 9:15 pan.
Get Together at Tequila Willy's after the "Edectricity" perfor-
mance a* F.A.U. Call 395-5546 for further details.
SINGLES GROUP 50+
Tuesday, Nov. 8 7:30 p.m.
"Sex and The Single Person" Nancy Feklman from Jewish
Family and Children's Services will speak at B'nai Torah
Synagogue. Donation $3. Please call 395-5546. Open to all
singles.
Marianne Lesser earned a BA
degree from Indiana University
in Special Education, and a
Master's Degree in Educational
Administration from Ohio State
University. Subseuqnetly.
Marianne spent three years
teaching Special Education, then
became an administrator of Spe-
cial Education for children and
adults. Most recently. Marianne
served as an administrator of
Program Development for Adults
in a sheltered workshop setting.
She has worked with Parent-
Infant Programs, and the Special
Olympics. Additionally, she is a
qualified tennis teacher.
Marianne will serve as JCC's
director of Adult Activities.
Beverly Glushakoff is new to
South Florida. She comes to JCC
from Kayser-Roth Corp. where
she worked as an executive secre-
tary. Beverly is the secretary-
receptionist for the JCC.
Until permanent quarters can
be secured, the JCC staff is work-
ing in the Jewish Family and
Children's Services suite of of-
fices at 3200 North Federal High-
way, in Boca Raton. If you have
questions, ideas, suggestions, or
if you wish to get involved, call
the Center at 395-5546.
Court Declines
To Review
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
The Supreme Court has declined
to review a decision by the Attor-
ney General not to prosecute
Gen. (res.) Matityahu Peled for
appearing together with leaders
of the Palestine Liberation Orga-
nization at a press conference
during the war in Lebanon in
1982.
Jewish Community Center
South County Jewish Singles 21-39
PRESENTS:
THE DATING GAME
When Sunday, November 20th 7:30 P.M.
Where: B'NAI TORAH -1401 N.W. 4th Avenue
Boca Raton, Florida
WE NEED YOU TO HELP MAKE THIS WORK!
If you are interested in being a participant please fill
out the attached form and return to:
The Jewish Community Center of South County
3200 North Federal Highway, Suite 226
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
Name.
Age
.Daytime Phone#_
Hobbies/Interests.
In 25 words or less, tall us why you feel that you should be chosen as a contestant.
r
M
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Gladys Weinshank. South County Jewish Federation-UJA 13
Campaign chairman, stands in front of the Warsaw Ghetto Upria
Memorial. Mrs. Weinshank visited Poland Aug. 25-28 uith a
Campaign Leadership Seminar. Seminar participants met witht
gates of the dwindling Polish Jewish community and made pilgri
ages to Auschwitz and Birkenau and to other Holocaust memo
sites
40 iJia^aA i/tobAe*-
582-1786
e
Edie
Nauen
Steve
Greenseid
Under North & South County Rabbinical Sur.
5801 Parker Ave., W.P.B., FL 33405
Temple Sinai
Of Palm Beach County
Defray Beach
Member UAH C iRetormi
Invites you to attend our
Sabbath Eve Services
Held Each Friday Evening, 8:15 p.m., at
Cason United Methodist Church
Corner of Swinton Ave. and N.E. 4th St. (Lake Ida Rd.i
Rabbi Samuel Silver, officiating
For Membership Information Call:
Ned Chodash
272-2827
Samuel Rothstein
President
Registration for Religious School
Professional Staff
Special KULANU Young Family Group
For INFORMATION CALL
Mari A.iron 7 37 3599 Bev"'v Kamm 499-040*
Tempi*. INFORMATION CALL2/66161
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Nove
mber4,1983
The Jewish Floridian of South County
Page 9
Organizations In The News
ANSHEIEMUNA
ni Emuna announces a
^ge to the State of Israel,
Ekbration of its 36th Inde-
Jence Day commencing
ay. May 3, 1984. The pil-
, will be led by Rabbi Dr.
~l. Sacks and Rebbetzin
. The two week pilgrimage
| to 48 individuals.
La Kalish and Sam Good-
co-ordinators, may be con-
d at 499-9229.
sermonic theme of Dr.
j-g Sabbath morning service
feiturday, Nov. 5, wfll be "The
ihright" beginning at 8:46
iThe Rabbi's class in Talmud
a, on Thursdays at 10:30
Tat the congregation, 16189
rRd., Delray Beach.
Jifi Emuna-Siaterhood will
^ir a movie on Thursday,
Ll7 at 1 pm. at the Delray
are Cinema. Please call Mollie
erman, 499-2936 or Sylvia
enfeld. 499-8579 for tickets.
j reserve now for a Thanks-
ng Dinner which will take
i in the synagogue on Thurs-
I Nov. 24 at 5 p.m.
TEMPLE EMETH
lanple Emeth-Brotherhood
| Siaterhood will present Paul
n in Concert on Sunday,
13 at 8 p.m. at the Temple
W. Atlantic Ave., Delray
ch. Paul Zimm will sing
Israeli, Yiddish, Pop
trican and the best of Chas-
ic and Liturgical music.
pets are $6 for Mann Audito-
i and S.r> for Winick Hall. For
lets, please call 498-7422.
Janple Kmeth-Singlea will
I their next meeting on Mon-
Nov. 14 at 12 noon. An bl-
asting program has been
inned and refreshments will be
ked. All singles are bivited to
HADASSAH
Hadassah Ben Gurion will hold
|ir next meetbig on Thursday,
at 12:30 p.m. at Temple
th. 5780 W. Atlantic Ave..
Iray Reach. It will be a salute
1 Hadassah Associates. Jack
pet is chairman at 499-1740.
BRANDEIS
andeis Women-Boca will
or a Continental Breakfast
Fashion Show at Jordan
ih, Town Center Mall,
Rd., Boca on Monday,
14 at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are
[Please call Henrietta Mervin
1-3862. On Friday, Nov. 18,
leis Boca is taking a trip to
Hollywood Art Center and to
[Lowe Gallery to view the
Rivers exhibition. The bus
(is$20. Space is limited so call
for your reservations either
Henshel 395-4108 or Ruth
(368-8329.
PIONEER WOMEN
oneer WomeD-Beeraheeba
hold their next meeting on
"day, Nov. 8 at the American
lings Bank, Delray Beach.
and bagels at noon with
meeting at 1 p.m. Early
nukah celebration.
IEE SONS OF ISRAEL
Sons of Israel, Delray
No. 224 will hold their
t meeting on Monday, Nov. 7
p.m. at the American
fags Bank, Delray Beach.
with nomination of offi-
Mhe very funny play "Bed-
^ Farce will be seen.
at 10:30 a.m., to be held at Picca-
dilly Square Public Library, 8221
Glades Rd., Boca. The topic will
be "Israel Today," with guest
speaker Harvey Grossman. The
fee for the entire series is $3 for
members and their husbands are
invited tree. Non members tee is
$4. To register, please call Bertha
at 482-5232.
ORT
Women's American ORT-Del-
ray Chapter is having a theatre
party at the Palm Beach Junior
College. The title of the play is
"The Night of January 16.**
For reservations please call
Sylvia Kaplan 499-4517.
Women's American ORT-All
Points Chapter will hold theb
next meeting on Tuesday, Nov.
15 at 12:30 p.m. at the American
Savings Bank, Atlantic Ave.,
Delray. The program will feature
Mabel Menlon, cosmetician, with
a full line of cosmetics. Refresh-
ments will be served and their
boutique will be open at 12 noon.
All are welcome to attend.
Women's American ORT Boca
Century Chapter will have a paid-
up members luncheon on
Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Ebb-
tide Restaurant, Federal Hwy.,
Boca. Some of the functions of
the organization will be depicted
musically in a series of skits.
Luncheon and transportation
cost will be $10. For reservations,
please call Henrietta Gursky 482-
6731.
Also, make your reservations
now for Thanksgiving Day
dinner and theatre party. The
dinner will be served at 5 p.m. at
the Hampton Club, after which
buses will transport guests to the
Caldwell Playhouse to see "The
Middle Ages." The cost is $12 for
dinner only or $26 for dinner and
show. For additional information
and reservations, please call Es-
telle Berman 482-2108 or Rose
Levine 483-1150.
WORKMEN'S CIRCLE
Workmen's Circle Branch No.
1051 will hold theb next meeting
on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.
at Temple Emeth. 5780 W. At-
lantic Ave., Delray. The Keynote
speaker will be Dr. Sam Portnoy,
FAU History Professor. For ad-
ditional information please call
498-9091.
JEWISH WAR VETERANS
Jewish War Veterans Post 286
has announced Mayor Willard
Young of Delray Beach has pro-
claimed the week of Nov. 7-11 as
Jewish War Veterans Week. Post
At annual award dinner of the Appeal of Conscience Foun-
dation in New York Oct. 4, Baron Quy de Rothschild (right)
receives the Foundation's 1983 award a crystal star 'for
distinguished humanitarian service'from former Secretary of
State Henry Kissinger. At left is Rabbi Arthur Schneier,
Foundation president The audience of 500 heard Rabbi
Schneier propose a world conference of religious leaders' to
confront the festering, ever-deepening religious conflicts that
imperil world peace. *
266 wui have their annual poppy NCJW Recognized For90 Years of Achievement
drive during this week in honor of
Section of
of Jewish
ere are only a few seats left
fe bus for New Year's week-
1 *> call now 499-3164 or 499-
" The cost is $199.
B'NAI BRITH
rai Brith Women-Boca
*r will resume their mini-
fy series on Monday, Nov. 7
veterans. The proceeds from the
poppy sales are used for the
benefit of the hospitalized veter-
ans. Memorial Services will be
held on Friday, Nov. 11 at
Eternal Light Memorial Gardens
beginning at 10:30 a.m. Then at 8
p.m. the Post is sponsoring an
Oneg Shabbat at the Sinai
Temple which meets at the Cason
United Methodist Church, 342 N.
Swinton Ave., Debay Beach.
The Boca-Delray
National Council
Women was recently honored by
the City of Boca Katon tor its 90
years of Achievement in the areas
of education, social action and
community service, here and in
Israel.
Mayor William A. Konrad,
issued a Proclamation, declaring
the week of Oct. 24-31, as
"National Council of Jewish
Women Week," in Boca Raton.
The Boca-Delray Section,
formed in 1976, is presently in-
volved in seven major commun-
ity service projects locally. Its
continued efforts are a tremen-
dous credit to the Jewish com-
munity. Congratulations to
NCJW on its 90th Anniversary!

At
TEMPLE SINAI
the gathering on Friday,
Nov. 4, new members of the con-
gregation will be welcomed and
introduced. Rabbi Samuel Sil-
ver's sermon will deal with the
special emphasis within Judaism
of the Reform movement. At the
Friday, Nov. 11 service in honor
of Veterans Day, the Jewish War
Veterans and Temple Sinai will
join together and Rabbi Silver's
sermon will be "Chances for
Peace." Sabbath eve services are
at 8:15 p.m. and are held at
Cason United Methodist Church,
N. Swinton at 4 St.. Debay
Beach.
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only be permitted to aee Hia back "as G-d passes".
Rabbinic interpretation aaya man can aee G-d only
through the work of G-d. One can do G-d's work not just
today or tomorrow, but into perpetuity.
The establishment of an Endowment Fund, if
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tax advanteges, and the benevolence of personal
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ENDOWMENTS
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MAZAL TOV
announcing the opening of
South County
State of Israel Bonds
Office
Julie Jackson
Israel Bond Representative
2200 North Federal Highway
Suite 223
Boca Raton, Florida
368-9221
Israel Bonds
"Come in, say shalom, and share
a glass ofSabra with us."


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The Jewish Floridian of South County
Pridy. Novembers
A Rabbi
Comments
Rabbi Dr. Louis L. Sacks
The following is brought to Floridian readers by the South
County Rabbinical Association, If there are topics you would
like our Rabbis to discuss, please submit them to the Floridian.
FORWARD AND UPWARD
By RABBI DR. LOUIS L. SACKS
The central and luminous character in the current Torah
readings from Genesis is Abraham and his family. It is around
him and his household that our bible-portions revolve. What
light can his life story shed upon our personal quest for
fulfillment for our divine drive to move not only forward but
what is more imperative to move upward.
Abraham was the first bible personality whom God com-
manded to advance, to progress. "Get thee out of thy country,
from thy kindred, and from thy father's house ..."
One can almost hear in those hallowed words the divine voice
saying, "Move Abraham. Get out of Mesopotamia with its
pagan cults. You can be more than a foreman in your father's
idol shop. The whole world is before you. Go forth and transform
it."
And Abraham obeyed. And he became "very rich in cattle and
silver and gold." It wasn't long before the small-town lad from
Ur became a wealthy Middle East potentate. Did he stop with
his affluence and opulence? Was material success the terminus
of his progress?
Let us read on in that historic saga of the first Jew.
Wheresoever he came, we are told, "And he called in the name of
the Lord." Wheresoever he pitched his tent, he, in a world of
cruel barbarity, established an oasis of loving-kindness, the
innocent faith in God to a pagan, brutish world and human
kindness to those who hungered for it.
When a moment of crisis emerged and Sodom and Gomorrah
were doomed for destruction, this successful merchant, this
tycoon cattle rancher confronted God himself with the challeng-
ing words "Wilt thou destroy the righteous with the wicked? .
Shall not the judge of the universe be just?"
At a certain stage in his life his concern took a personal turn.
"What," said Abraham to God, "Canst thou give me, when I go
childless?" He wanted more than a biological offspring. He was
not satisfied with merely a beneficiary. He wanted an heir a
child of the spirit. He wanted a father-son relationship bound by
the ties of love, understanding, respect and mutuality of values.
Only by achieving all this material success, eternal salvation,
spiritual transcendence could Abraham stand forth as the
first of the spiritual giants in our national gallery.
And the Torah s verdict is precise. "And the Lord blessed
Abraham in all things." In all things! Fulfillment is only partial
when the spiritual dimension is missing. When it is all-
embracing then progress in its forward and upward
movements is true and fulfilling.
When God commanded Abraham to go forth, our Midrashic
sages explain that he was nudged pushed forward and up-
ward. It was a case of the divine propulsion in man the image
of God in man propelling him to advance.
The motivating power behind goodness in religious faith a
great and abiding faith. Without such a quickening faith in a
word, without God, neither man nor his world can move forward.
"You cannot ascend, for God is not amongst you," said Moses
to a straying and confused people.
Man cannot advance and leave God behind. Man's will drives
him forward but God's power and grace lead him forward. It
is easier to go forward than to climb upward. Yet we must ever
be cognizant that only in the upward direction is genuine
progress. Let us pray then, in the words of the Psalmist, "O
Lord, make thy way straight before." Amen.
Former SS Officer Charged With
Murder of 11,583 Lithuanian JewJ
BONN (JTA) A former
Nazi officer who was extradited
from Canada last May where he
had lived legally since 1950 was
charged in a Frankfurt court with
the murder of more than 11,500
Lithuanian Jews during World
War II.
According to the charges
against Albert Rauca, 75, he was
a member of the Nazi secret
police in Kaunas during the
German occupation and that he
selected men, women and
children for firing-squad
executions and that he personally
shot one person. Rauca has in-
home!
sisted that he is innocent,
was arrested at his h
Canada last May. He wasfi
to West Germany on an ext,
tion warrant.
The public prosecutor
Rauca was being charged
only three separate actinn.1
which 11,583 Jews died alth
he is suspected of being rest*
ble for many more murders
prosecutor said some 60
nesses from Israel, West i
many, Austria and South Afn
would appear at the trial i
testify. Rauca is being held
custody until a trial. No date I
been set.
Joshua Minkin
Bar Mitzvah
JOSHUA MINKIN
On Saturday, Nov. 5, Joshua
Seth Minkin, son of Carol and
Barry Minkin. will be called to
the Torah of Temple Beth El of
Boca Raton as a Bar Mitzvah.
Joshua is a student at Boca
Raton Academy and attends the
Temple Beth El Academy.
Family members sharing in the
Simcha are sisters, Erinn and
Rebecca; grandparents Mr. and
Mrs. Maurice A. Halperin of
Pompano Beach, and Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Minkin of Auburndale,
Mass.
Joshua's hobbies include
model building, ATC riding and
soccer. He won first place at the
seventh grade Science Fair and
computer camp awards.
Mr. and Mrs. Minkin will host
a Kiddush in Joshua's honor
following Shabbat morning
services.
Israel Bonds
Office Opens
In So. County
The State of Israel Bonds
recently announced the opening
of a new office in Boca Raton
which will serve the South Palm
Beach County area. The need for
a South County office is due to
the tremendous growth in sales of
Israel Bonds in the past decade.
Bert Sales, Regional Director
of Israel Bonds announced the
appointment of Julie Jackson to
head the South Palm Beach
County office. "Julie is planning
many functions and has new and
innovative ideas for South
County," stated Sales. "The new
office at 2200 North Federal
Highway in Boca is a convenient
location to the residents of South
County," Sales added.
Israel Bond sales in Palm
Beach County have gone from
$500,000 in 1974 to $11,000,000 in
1982. According to General
Yehuda Halevy, president and
chief executive officer of the Is-
rael Bond organization in New
York, "Palm Beach County Is-
rael Bonds should be applauded
for their tremendous efforts in
the past on behalf of the State of
Israel. We know that this effort
will be continued in the future
and highly commend them for
their untiring work and dedi-
cation."
Martin Grossman, chairman of
the Israel Bond drive in Boca
Raton and Leo Brink, chairman
of the bond drive in Delray, com-
mented their pleasure in the
opening of the new South County
office.
New manager of the South
County office Julie Jackson
stated. "On behalf of Israel
Bonds I would like to invite
South County residents to visit
our new office and have a con-
gratulatory glass of Sabra with
us." Jackson continued, "I am
looking forward to greeting you
and please visit our office or call
us at 368-9221."
Community Calendar
November 6
B'nai B'nth Shomer Loge No. 3122 10 a.m. meeting B'noi|
B'nth North Pines Lodge meeting.
November 7
Women's League for Israel -10am,- Board meeting B'naiL
B'nth Women Boca 10:30 a.m. meeting Free Sons of Israel-I
7 p.m. meeting Brandeis Women-Boca 9 am Board]
meeting.
November 8
Pioneer Women-Beersheeba 12 noon meeting Women'jj
American ORT-Boca-Delray evening 8 p.m. Boord meeting [
Zionist Organization of America-Century Village Boca 8 p.m. -j
meeting Temple Beth El-Solos 7:30 p.m. Board meeting[
American Friends of Hebrew University Cocktail Party, Boco
Pointe 5-7 p.m. Temple Emeth-Brotherhood 7:30 p.m
Board meeting Temple Sinoi-Brotherhood 7:30 p.m. -|
meeting.
November 9
B'nai Torah-Sisterhood 7:30 p.m. Board meeting Americonl
AA.zrachi Women-Beersheva 12:30 p.m. meeting Work-|
men'sCircle 1 p.m. meeting.
November 10
Temple Beth El-Sisterhood 10 a.m. Board meeting Templil
Beth El-Smgle Parents meeting 7 p.m. Temple Beth Elf
Brotherhood 8 p.m. Board meeting Hodassah-Ben Gurionl
9:30 a.m. Board meeting Community Relations Council -121
noon meeting at Federation Office.
November 11
Notional Council of Jewish Women-Boca-Delroy 10 o.m.
Board meeting Jewish Wor Veterans Post 266 Memonol|
Services 10:30 a.m.
Religious Directory
B'NAI TORAH CONGREGATION
1401 N.W. 4th Ave., Boca Raton. Fla. 33432. Conservative!
Phone 392-8566. Rabbi Theodore Feldman, Hazzan Donald
Roberts. Sabbath Services: Friday at 8:15 p.m., Saturday at
9:30 a.m. Family Shabbat Service 2nd Friday of each month. |
Minvan on Monday and Thursday mornings at 8:15 a.m.
CONGREGATION ANSHEI EMUNA
16189 Carter Road 1 block south of Linton Blvd.. Delray I
Beach, Florida 33445. Orthodox. Rabbi Dr. Louis L. Sack*
Daily Torah Seminar preceding services at 7:45 am. and 5 p.m.
Sabbath and Festival Services 8:45 a.m. Sabbath Torah class 51
p.m. Phone 499-9229.
TEMPLE ANSHEI SHALOM OF WEST DELRAY
ORIOLE JEWISH CENTER
Conservative Services at Carteret Savings and Do*"!
Association Office, West Atlantic, corner Carter Road, Deirayl
Beach. Fridays, 8 p.m. and Oneg Shabbat, Saturdays, 9 a.m. I
and Kiddush. Edward Dorfman, President 499-6687. Temple
Office 14600 Cumberland Drive. Delray Beach. Fla. 33445,1
Phone 495-0466. Rabbi Emeritus Jonah J. Kahn
TEMPLE BETH EL OF BOCA RATON
333 S.W. Fourth Avenue, Boca Raton. Fla. 33432. Reform
Phone: 391-8900. Rabbi Merle E. Singer, Assistant RwW
Richard Agler, Cantor Martin Rosen. Shabbat Eve Services^
p.m. Family Shabbath Service at 8 p.m. 2nd Friday of E*
Month.
TEMPLE BETH SHALOM
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 340015. Boca Raton. Fla. 33434
Conservative. Located in Century Village,Boca-DailySirw<*|
8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday 8:46 a.m., Sunday 9 a.m. B*uM>T
Saluman, President. Joseph M. Pollack, Cantor. 483-6667.
TEMPLE EMETH
5780 West Atlantic Ave.. Delray Beach. Fla. 33445 C*
servative. Phone: 498-3636. Bernard A Silver. Rabbi; NW
A. Linkovsky. Cantor. Sabbath Services: Friday at 8 p-*
Saturday at 8:45 a.m.. Daily Minyana at 8:46 a.m. and 5 p.m
TEMPLE SINAI
Cason United Methodist Church. 342 N. Swinton Ave. (*
Lake Ida Rd.|. Delray Beach. FL Reform. Mailing Address: W
Box 1901. Delray Beach. Fla. 33444. Friday at 8:15 p m. K
Samuel Silver^President Samuel Rothatein, 276-6161.


Novembers 1983
The Jewish Floridian of South County
Page 11
'Silent no more'
Soviet Jewry update
ntenced to a maximum term
MB years in labor camp and
,vears internal exile for "anti-
it agitation" in a clubhouse
Vladimir Prison on Oct. 14,
_- Jewish activist IOSIF
SUN will now begin serving
unprecedented third term.
Uy informed that the pro-
tones would start on the 13th,
friend. Inna, and son,
RUKH. reluctantly agreed to
u- as witnesses. While they
J to gain access to the court-
_ lne move barred them from
e present when not on the
d. Trial access was restricted
liners as well, including diplo-
at the U.S. Embassy in
0w. who were denied per-
sion to travel to Vladimir.
mwhile, the Soviet news
icy TASS, in what some
jysts saw as an attempt to
lite Western reaction to the
I issued an unusual release on
12 identifying the unofficial
drew teacher and his
mes," and stating that the
dings were already un-
ay.
Dn Oct. 13 The State Depart-
l condemned BEGUN's trial
he cutting edge of a 'new
> of repression" and an "in-
_je in officially sanctioned
u-Semitism" in the Soviet
__ii. praising the long-time
iiscnik as a "leader" whose
urage in defense of religious
doin has earned him respect
I admiration worldwide." The
that the trial came on the
pis of the CSCE Review Con-
no in Madrid was seen as
legitimizing the Soviet claim of
nmitment to human rights.
e IK-partment called upon So-
il authorities to acknowledge
I legitimate, widespread con-
tn for Mcgun, and "grant him
I permission to emigrate he has
llung sought."
IOSIF BEGUN will appeal his
I year sentence. After hearing
p verdict he called it "a copy of
1 indictment" and cried "Am
I Chai!" (The Jewish People
s!) Appearing calm and con-
nt while the sentence was
d. hi- encouraged his fiancee,
|N\. and son, BARUKH. not
lose hope. Inna is trying to re-
terher marriage to Begun.
fna White House statement on
18, President Reagan con-
nned Begun*s sentence,
pring that the Soviet Union
ps gone back on its word" to
fed human rights given at the
Madrid Conference to review the
Helsinki Final Act barely a
month ago. Soviet policy toward
Jewish emigration "has sunk to a
new low of brutality and repres-
sion," the President said, and
"Anti-Semitism has escalated
dramatically ..." On Capitol
Hill, several dozen members of
Congress cabled Yuri Andropov
and Soviet Procurator General
Rekunkov on Begun's behalf. It
appears that in sentencing the
Hebrew teacher, Soviet officials
may have believed they could
ignore the world-wide support for
Begun, and get away with it.
Samizdat documents acquired
by Radio Free Europe-Radio Li-
berty reveal that political pri-
soners in Soviet jails are subject
to a special form of coercion
known as the "pressure cell," in
which they are placed with
hardened criminals who "influ-
ence" them through physical and
Business Brisk
BONN (JTA) Israeli
publishers who participated in
this year's International Book
Fair at Frankfurt reported that
they did well from a business
point of view and enjoyed a
somewhat eased political at-
mosphere which permitted better
contact with publishers from
other countries, some of which
have no diplomatic or cultural
ties with Israel.
The Frankfurt Book Fair is the
largest in the world. It attracted
6,000 publishers from 77 coun-
tries this year and was reported
to have been a major commercial
success.
JCC of South County
psychological abuse. The regime
may be using this form of pres-
sure against "nonconformists" in
order to pass it off as prisoner
brutality. Numerous cases of the
practice have been documented in
many regions, indicating that it
is widespread.
Asserting that mail delivery to
the Soviet Union has gone "from
bad to worse," Lorna Adelman
testified for the NCSJ and the
Jewish Community Relations
Council of Greater Philadelphia
on Oct. 4 before New York Demo-
crat Robert Garcia's Subcom-
mittee on Postal Operations of
the House Post Office and Civil
Service Committee. She submit-
ted several hundred letters and
packages that were never re-
ceived by Jews in the USSR,
pointing out that mail is their
"only real lifeline," since many
have had their phone wires cut.
Temple Emeth Israel Bond Committee.
Rev. Grauel to Address Emeth Israel Bonds Rally
Temple Emeth Israel Bond
Chairman, Leo E. Brink, is
pleased to announce that Rev.
John S. Grauel will be the guest
speaker at the Jan. 11, 1984, Is-
rael Bond Rally. "Those people
who have heard Rev. Grauel
speak know there is no more en-
thusiastic supporter of Israel. We
are lucky he will be able to ad-
dress our congregation at this
very important function," said
Brink.
The committee is busily plan-
ning for the evening and hopes
everyone will mark their calendar
so as not to miss Grauel.
Being honored that evening
will be Anne Katz, representing
the Temple, Adeling Kamen, re-
presenting the Sisterhood, and
Arthur Lucker, representing the
Brotherhood. "All these people
have worked tirelessly for the
Jewish Community and Israel
and everyone should come out to
support them and their efforts,"
stated Brink.
For further information please
call Leo. E. Brink or the Boca-
Delray Bond Office.
Winter Day Camp Germany Wants War Criminal In Damascus
The Jewish Community Center
of South County proudly an-
nounces the formation of winter
day camp.
A variety of activities will be
offered for children preschool
through 6th grade, with different
themes each day.
For more specific information
regarding dates, times, and price
structure, watch for the next
issue of the Jewish Floridian or
call Sarah Landa at 395-5546.
Continued from Page 1
at the office here of the Beate
Klarsfeld Foundation.
IN A SPEECH delivered by
Beate on behalf of her husband at
the ORT awards dinner, Serg
promised that he "will do every-
thing in my power to make sure
that Brunner pays for his
crimes not just out of
revenge, but because impunity
for a Nazi war criminal like
Brunner is intolerable for a Jew,
for all Jews."
Serge Klarsfeld s father, Arno,
was taken by the Nazis and
deported to Auschwitz where he
was killed. While conducting
research at the YIVO Institute
several months ago on the Barbie
case. Serge discovered a docu-
ment written, in pencil which
bore the name "Arno Klarsfeld."
Serge Klarsfeld said: "He had
been transferred from Nice to
Lyon's Fort Montluc Prison and
had probably tried to contact
someone with a message for us.
It took 40 years for the message
to reach me ."
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