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5 Number 41
Boca Raton, Florida Friday, December 9,1988
VFitdSltoch*
Price 35 Cents
rens:No Concessions
Falwell Blasts Reagan Peace Initiative
By DAVID LANDAU
And GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA)
Jerry Falwell, leader of
he Moral Majority, has
Jkted here that the
agan Administration
ould "moderate" its call
a freeze of Israeli settle-
ents on the West Bank
its support of Pales-
tinian self-rule in the territ-
ory, linked to Jordan.
Those are key elements of the
peace plan announced by Pres-
ident Reagan on September 1,
1982. The Administration has
stated repeatedly since then that
it stands by the plan which was
totally rejected by Israel at the
time and failed to induce either
Palestinians or Jordan to enter
negotiations with Israel.
FALWELL, a strong sup-
porter of Reagan, told a press
conference here that while he is
"the best President in my life-
time," he disagreed with his
formula for a peaceful settlement
of the Palestinian problem.
"There is no way that Israel can
surrender so much of its real
estate (the West Bank and Gaza)
to hostile forces and hope to re-
main free Anyone intimately
familiar (with Middle Eastern si-
Charme, Harris, Riesberg and
Rosenthal To Head Advanced Gifts
Margaret Kottler, Women's Division Canv
tign Chairman, announces the appointment of
liyllis Charme, Muriel Harris, Florence Riesberg
jid Klinor Rosenthal as Co-Chairmen of the
Women's Division Advanced Gifts Division.
Phyllis moved to Boca Raton from Dayton,
bio where she was on the Women's Division
ard. In 1981 she was chairman of the South
bunty Women's Division Pioneer's Luncheon.
ji 1982 she and her husband Larry co-chaired the
Federation Board Retreat. Phyllis is a member of
he Federation Board of Directors. Last year she
erved as Area Chairman coordinating the fund
my
SOUTH
COUNTY
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FE0CRATK3N
I SOCA RATON
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I HIGHLAND SIACM
FLOMOA
BE THERE!
MONDAY NIGHT
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The community Relations council
of
The South county Jewish Federation
in cooperation with
the sisterhoods of Temple Beth El & Temple Sinai
Present:
ABRAHAM J. BAYER
Director, international Commission, NJCRAC
providing an in-depth analysis
of the current situation regarding
Soviet Jewry
and
THE EPSTEIN BROTHERS, KLEZMOORIM
performing a musical ensemble of
Yiddish Melodies
DATR Monday. December 12,1983
TUN: 7:30 p.m.
place- Temple Beth El
333 s.w. 4th Avenue, Boca Raton
Admission is free and open to
the entire community
JERRY FALWELL: thunder in Jerusalem
raising events in Del- Aire, Hamlet, Boca Lago
and Estancia.
Muriel Harris hosted the 1979 Pacesetters
luncheon. She has been a member of the
Advanced Gifts committee since its inception.
Florence Riesberg is originally from Pitt-
sburgh, Pa., where she was active in many Jewish
organizations. Upon moving to Boca Raton, she
joined Hadassah, National Committee of Jewish
Women and B'nai B'rith Women. In the '81
campaign, Florence was on the Pacesetter's
Continued on Page 5
fairs) cannot agree with that,"
Falwell declared.
The Moral Majority, a coali-
tion of right-wing evangelical
Christians in the U.S., was hold-
ing a convention here. The 630
delegates were addressed by Def-
ense Minister Moshe Arens who
stated flatly that Israel would
make no concessions whatever on
the West Bank. He said the U.S.
should back Israel's position on
the territories.
"If the U.S. wants Israel to be
strong and I know that it does
it must understand that Israel
cannot be strong if these areas
(West Bank and Gaza) are cut off
from the territory controlled by
the State of Israel," Arens said.
HE SAID that those who
contend that Israeli concessions
would relieve it of some of the
burdens of defense "simply do
not know whom we are dealing
with here in the Mideast" where
"hostility is endemic to the
area."
Arens, who accompanied Pre-
mier Yitzhak Shamir to Wash-
ington for a meeting with Pres-
ident Reagan Tuesday, said,
"(We) are going hopeful that a
new chapter will be opened of
better, closer and stronger rela-
tions" between Israel and the
U.S.
He said however that
was disappointed over what
called American "even-handed-
Coa tinned on Page 2
Israel
Hat *
Arens Criticizes CJF Assembly
By DAVID LANDAU
JERUSALEM (JTA) An
aide to Defense Minister Moshe
Arens has implicitly criticized
American Jewish leaders for not
holding the annual General As-
sembly of the Council of Jewish
Federations (CJF) in Israel.
The aide, Nachman Shai,
Arens' press spokesman, raised
that matter with the Jewish Tele-
graphic Agency in defending
Arens' appearance before a
convention here of the Moral
Majority, a right-wing evan-
gelical Christian group from the
U.S. headed by Rev. Jerry Fal-
well.
Noting that this coincided with
the CJF's 52nd General Assemb-
ly in Atlanta, Ga., Shai asked.
"What stops the Federations
meeting annually in Jerusalem?"
The Moral Majority, he said,
brought more than 500 commit-
ted supporters of Israel to Is-
rael's capital.
Rabbi Warns Israel Must Not
Exercise Power With U.S.
Jew warned Israel not to
become involved with the
United States on the basis
of mutual interests stem-
ming from the exercise of
power. Rabbi Arthur
Hertzberg, an author, lec-
turer and former President
of the American Jewish
Continued on Page 2
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Temple Beth El (Boca) Delegates Return From 57th General Assembly of UAHC
Leading a contingent of 15 del-
egates to the 57th General As-
sembly of the UAHC in Houston,
Tex., Nov. 10-15, Temple Beth El
President Jim Baer and wife
Margie have returned with ideas,
challenges and questions for
South County's premier Reform
congregation.
Joining Jim and Margie were
UAHC Board of Trustee member
and Chairman of the UAHC
Camp Commission, Melvin
Goldberg and his wife,
Betty; and UAHC Board Mem-
ber and Camp Building Com-
mittee Chairman, Morris
Robinson and wife, Charlotte.
The Robinsons' son, Joshua,
served as a National Federal of
Temple Youth delegate. Others
attending the myriad workshops
and seminars were Vice President
for Adult Education, Toby (Mrs.
Roy) Hertz and Chavurah Chair-
person, Rita (Mrs. Jack)
Melamerson. Rabbi Merle and
Myra Singer and Temple Admin-
istrator, Sam Goldstein, also
were among the delegates.
Running concurrently to the
Biennial was the 34th Biennial of
the National Federation of
Temple Sisterhoods. Represent-
ing Temple Beth El at both con-
ventions were Sisterhood Pres-
ident, Cis (Mrs. Ken) Rader, 1st
Vice President, Susan (Mrs.
Howard) Zipper, Donor Secre-
tary, Sylvia Schlesinger and Par-
liamentarian Rita (Mrs. Saul)
Hearn. During their convention,
the Sisterhood was recognized for
their contribution towards the
printing of the first Braille Gates
of Repentance for the High Holy
Days. Additionally, the Sister-
hood was cited for their Shared
Care Program which is run in
conjunction with the First
Presbyterian Church of Boca
Raton.
At the Biennial, Rabbi Singer
accepted for Temple Beth El an
American Friends of the Hebrew University
Holds Annual Academic Conference
Irving Fain award presented by
the UAHC Commission on Social
Action, for the Temple's involve-
ment in social issues, with parti-
cular reference to its work in be-
half of the Haitian refugees.
During his address on Friday,
Nov. 11, at Congregation Beth
Israel, UAHC President, Rabbi
Alexander M. Schindler told the
3500 assembled delegates of the
need to cultivate a sense of the
sacred withing themselves and in
their midst. The Union is now
comprised of over 780 congreg-
ations and 1.25 million indi-
viduals whose upbringing crosses
all branches of Judaism. In an ef-
fort to strenghten the focus of
Reform Jewry, Rabbi Schindler
closed his remarks with the
words: "Let us therefore build
our congregation and strenghten
their coral"
Prior to attending the Bim
Sam Goldstein, Administr^
the 1216 famUycongrZ^0
tended the 42nd Anm5(2^
ence and Workshop 0f tCT
tional Association of jl
Administrators. At the
ence, Sam was presented a si
kiddush cup in recognition of L
having earned the title FeDowi
Temple Administration by
Board of Certification forTs
Administrators of the Hahi
NATA and the Central Confel
ence of American Rabbis u,1
Goldstein presented two work]
shops on Public Relations In i
Out of the Synagogue
Integrating New Members
the Existing Congregation to"
150 administrators in atten
Bernard S. Paskin, president of
the Greater Boca Raton-Delray
Beach Chapter of the American
Friends of the Hebrew University
announces that on Dec 14 at
Temple Beth El, Boca Raton,
7:30 p.m., the two featured
speakers for the Annual
Academic Conference are Hebrew
University Professors; Dr. Ira
Sharkansky, Department of Po-
litical Science, and Dr. Hillel
Shuval, Department of Environ-
mental Health. Paskin says,
"We, of the Greater Boca Raton
community are delighted to, once
again, present an educational
forum at Temple Beth El, featur-
ing these two distinguished aca-
demicians from the Hebrew Uni-
versity."
Professor Ira Sharkansky
studied in the United States and
received his BS at Wesleyan Uni-
versity in 1960, and his MS in
1961 from the University of Wis-
consin, as well as his PhD in
1964. He has taught Public Ad-
ministration, Public Enterprise,
Policy Making Process, Israeli
Politics, and United States Polit-
ics for academic undergraduate
and graduate students, sod for
beginning and middle range
career civil servants at universi-
ties. "His many positions as As-
sistant Professor, Professor and
Visiting Professor at numerous
universities throughout the
United States since 1964 and the
many publications and books he
has written (which are too
numerous to list) as well as his
present position ss Professor of
Political Science at the Hebrew
University, will insure an inter-
esting and in depth view of
current events in the Middle
East," says Paskin.
Professor Hillel I. Shuval was
born in Washington, DC. Son of
the late Rabbi Yehuda Shuval
(Schwefel), who was then Rabbi
of Adath Israel Synagogue in
Washington, an active. Zionist
leader and later, Director of the
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation at
the Hebrew University. Professor
Shuval's mother, was Judith nee
Tannenbaum of the Unites States
and Professor of Sociology at the
Hebrew University and Israel
Prize Laureate in Sociology. Pro-
No Concessions
Continued from Page 1
ness between democracy and dic-
tatorship." Referring to the
truck-bomb attack on U.S.
Marine headquarters at Beirut
airport Oct. 23 which killed more
than 230 American servicemen,
Arens said, "It took a massive
loss of life" for American leaders
to "finally realize whom we are
dealing with."
ELABORATING on that
theme, Arens noted that in the
past, the U.S. kept its coopera-
tion with Israel at a relatively low
key in order to pursue an even-
handed policy in the region. It
was "heart-rending that the re-
cent outrages" were necessary to
bring home the true nature of the
Wests adversaries in the Middle
East, he said.
He urged Americans not to
take lightly the threats of suicide
attacks against U.S., French and
Israeli forces in Lebanon made
over the weekend by Hussein
Mussawi, leader of pro-Iranian
Shiite Moslems in Lebanon be-
lieved responsible for the earlier
attacks on the Americans and
French in Beirut and Israeli
headquarters in Tyre.
Falwell praised Israel for
having "liberated Lebanon" and
contended that if it were not for
Israel, the Soviet Union would
now own the oil fields of the Mid-
dle East. He also claimed that
"four-thousand years of history"
supports Israel's claim to all of
the Holy Land.
Rabbi Warns
Con tinned from Page 1
change from one day to
another.
"The people in Israel fail to
understand that America loves
Israel not because it is led by
tough leaders but because of the
values that it represents," Hertz-
berg said at a forum organized by
Peace Now and the International
Center for Peace in the Middle
East.
HERTZBERG, a professor of
history at Columbia University
and leader of a Conservative
congregation in Englewood, N.J..
was one of six Jewish leaders
I from the U.S. and Europe parti
C cipating in the conference on "the
affect of occupation on the Jew
ish people." It was moderated by
former Foreign Minister Abba
Eban.
According to Hertzberg, the
majority of American Jews
object to Israel's policy of de
facto annexation of the West
Bank. He said that more and
more Jews in the U.S. opposed
the policies of the Likud-led gov-
ernment. He observed that
whereas in the past supporters of
the Peace Now movement in the
U.S. were castigated as "defeat
ists," they are no longer stigmat-
ized.
Similar views were expressed
by David Susskind of Belgium,
one of the organizers of the
Brussels World Conference on
Soviet Jewry. He said he found it
increasingly difficult to answer
questions by the younger genera-
tion of Jews about Judaism and
Israel, especially the issue of
human rights for the Arabs.
"IT IS customary here (in Is-
rael) to stop people on the street
for security questioning just by
their looks. For me as a Jew, this
is a nightmare. I remember the
not too distant past when one
used to stop other people because
of their looks." Susskind said.
fessor Shuval served in the
Untied States Army Corps of
Engineers in World War II.
He was educated at Missouri
and Cornell Universities as well
ss the University of Michigan in
Ann Arbor where he received his
Saduate training in Public
ealth and Environmental Sci-
ences. He is one of the founders of
the Intercollegiate Zionist Feder-
ation and leader of Habonim and
Hschalutz youth movements in
the United States, and was active
in organizing illegal immigration
and arms acquisition in the
United States for the Hagana,
prior to the establishment of The
State of Israel.
No Bonn Decision on Arms as Yet
BONN (JTA> Officials
here said that no final decision
has been made on the sale of arms
to Egypt. They confirmed, how-
ever, that military cooperation
has been agreed to between West
Germany and Egypt and nego-
tiations for weapons sales are
underway.
THE AGREEMENT was
reached during the recent visit
here of the Egyptian Defense
Minister, Abdel Halim Abu
Gasala, who met with his West
German counterpart, Manfred
Woerner. Gasala told
that Israeli opposition to (
weapons ssles to Egypt
groundless because Egypt:
respects and abides by its i
treaty with Israel.
According to Gasala, the I
viet Union poses the u
danger in the Middle East
said the Soviets have stationed]
rapid deployment force in _
and that half the Egyptian i
is deployed on the Libyan I
to meet any danger from
country.
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The Jewish Floridian of South County
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tured are Samuel Mendel Melton (center,
taring white cap) and Florence Zacks Melton
\tront row, second from left), among the worship-
ers at the Bar Mitzvah. (Photograph by Karen
Benzian)
Sam Melton Celebrates Second
Bar Mitzvah In Jerusalem
| JERUSALEM During morning shaharit
vices on the Maieredorf Faculty Club's terrace
rlooking Jerusalem's Old City, eighty-three-
i-old Samuel Mendel Melton, the world re-
ned philanthropist in the field of Jewish educ-
a, recently celebrated his second Bar Mitzvah
the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Mr.
lelton and his wife Florence, also an activist and
ijor contributor to Jewish education, live in
blumbus, Oh. and Boca Raton, Fl.
I At the Hebrew University, Mr. Melton has
ablished both the Samuel and Esther Melton
air in Secondary School Education, and the
lelton Center for Jewish Education in the Dias-
pra. the hub of intense efforts to upgrade Jewish
plication on six continents. Melton Center pro-
are currently taking place in the U.S.,
nada. South America, Great Britain, Europe.
puth Africa, Australia and in Israel.
I Mr. Melton is also the founder of the Melton
Jenter of the Jewish Theological Seminary in
|ew York, and of the Jewish History and Studies
epartment of Ohio State University. He has
bided numerous educational projects elsewhere
Well.
Samuel Mendel Melton was cited as one of the
greatest figures in Jewish education in the
twentieth century by Hebrew University
Chancellor Avraham Herman.
"Sam Melton has inspired us to take on chal-
lenges undreamt of in Jewish education," said
Harman. "His financial contribution has been
just one part of a dynamic relationship he has had
with our University."
Mr. Melton was born in Austria-Hungary and
immigrated to the United States at the age of
four. He worked with his father, a Toledo, Ohio
fruit peddler, and later worked his way through
Ohio State University. His inventions in pipe
couplings became the basis of the Capital Sup-
plies Company, which grew into a multi-million
dollar industry. When Capital was sold to the
Harsco Corporation in 1969, Mr. Melton directed
his energies and resources to improving Jewish
education.
Mrs. Florence Zacks Melton is the founder of
the adult mimi-school program in Jewish educa-
tion, a new program aimed at providing adults
with a comprehensive Jewish education.
Some 1,600 business, entertainment, and diplomatic leaders
from around the world joined chairwoman Elizabeth Taylor to
honor world-famous Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal on the
occasion of his 76th birthday (shown above) at a Nov. 6 gala.
The milestone event was hosted by the Los Angeles-based
Simon Wiesenthal Center, which made the surprise an-
nouncement that it was launching a $30 million national
campaign for a new building and endowment fund, and that
$5.6 million had already been raised toward that goal
West Bankers Furious Over Axe Attack
JERUSALEM (JTA)
Jewish settlers on the
Lest Bank are furious over
he axe attack on one of
pern in the Nablus market-
lace Monday and the esca-
Ition of stone-throwing in-
Idents against Jewish
ehicles throughout the
brritory.
I'l'lu'v are venting their anger
the military for alleged failure
provide adequate protection
)d on government leaders who,
iy claim, reneged on promises
take tougher measures to
fevenl violence against Jews.
[The victim of Monday's attack
Vossi Stern, a resident of
he ha, a Jewish settlement built
pse to Nablus. He sustained
Dderate wounds on his head,
fb and hand when he was as-
ulted with an axe while loading
getables on a truck in the Nab-
marketplace at 7 a.m. local
ne.
[STERN, who was armed, as
Dst settlers are, fired several
ots into the air as he fell to the
Dund. A companion, Kalman
ch, from the nearby settlement
Eilon Moreh, seized an Arab
had been standing close to
Security forces later
lined another suspect. A
~ew was clamped on the
irket and on the nearby Askar
Jgee camp. Dozens of local
bs were hauled in for ques-
Dnmg as Stern received treat-
at at a hospital.
[Bach himself had been attack-
on the same spot 10 months
ko. His assailant has not been
fught. He echoed the senti-
enta of Jewish settlers when he
ied that the situation will
atinue until the army and mili-
government take strong
sures.
cannot be dealt with in positive
terms. It must be put to an end
once and for all. Every terrorist
caught should be deported out of
the country," Bach said.
BENNY KATZOVER, chair
man of the settlers council for the
Samaria region, demanded that
the Nablus market be shut down
until the perpetrators are found.
He accused Premier Yitzhak
Shamir and Defense Minister
Moshe Arens of not keeping their
recent promises to take tougher
measures against West Bank
Arabs.
"If the present situation does
not change we shall not keep
quiet," he said, a hint that the
settlers would take the law into
their own hands.
The presence of Israeli security
forces has increased noticeably.
Nevertheless, two Israeli bus
drivers were slightly injured last
night when rocks were hurled
through the windshields of their
vehicles. One incident occurred
near Nablus and the other near
Kamallah.
Army reinforcements have
been deployed in the territory in
recent days to deal with an anti-
cipated upsurge of violence
Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 36th
anniversary of the United Na-
tions decision to partition Pales-
tine into Jewish and Arab states.
Soldiers are manning look-out
posts near refugee camps.
Spain to Establish Diplomatic
Relations With IsraelBronfman
MADRID (JTA) -
Spain intends to establish
diplomatic relations with
Israel, according to Edgar
Bronfman, president of the
World Jewish Congress. He
was informed of this by
Prime Minister Felipe
Gonzalez during their
private meeting at the
Moncloa Palace.
Bronfman was the first world
Jewish leader to make such a
visit to this country since the end
of the Franco era. He said
Gonzalez told him he was com-
mitted to the principle of rela-
tions with Israel and intended to
fulfill his commitments.
I"This sabotage and hatred "THE SPANISH Prime Min-
ister has informed me that diplo-
matic relations between Spain
and Israel will be established,"
the WJC leader declared.
He added that he gained the
impression that Gonzalez already
has a date or time in mind to act
formally on this matter. He
quoted the Prime Minister as
saying that the timing would be
dictated by "Spanish national
interest only" and that no
pressure from any quarter would
influence the manner and timing
of this decision.
WJC sources reported that
Bronfman and Gonzalez agreed
to hold an Iberio-Jewish
dialogue" next year under the
joint sponsorship of the WJC and
the Spanish government. It is
expected to be held in Cordoba,
the birthplace of Maimonidee.
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Gienn Richter is director of the
Student Struggle for Soviet
Jewry
By GLENN RICHTER
Dr. Joseph Begun must be the
Soviet Union's leading but
unofficial Jewish educator.
For this distinction, he is now
in his third imprisonment for the
crime of teaching Hebrew and
Jewish culture. Sentenced on
Oct. 14 to 12 years of brutal labor
camps and harsh Siberian exile,
he is now in the notorious
Vladimir Prison.
The story of his resistance to
Soviet abuse and his adherence to
Judaism, not well known in
America, is heroic.
Part of Begun's steel is drawn
from his forebearers. According
to the Student Struggle for
Soviet Jewry, his grandfather
Boris was a sofer (scribe) and his
father Zisel a religious working
man who died in 1943 when his
son was 11. For three years
during World War II, Joseph and
his mother Anna were evacuated
to Omsk; many other relatives
perished. By 1963. Begun, an
engineer and mathematician,
had won a candidate of science
degree, equal to a doctorate. He
published 11 scientific works.
Eight years later, his professional
world collapsed when he applied
to emigrate to Israel and was
dismissed from his job.
Begun was undeterred. From
January 1972, he vigorously
campaigned to have himself offi-
cially recognized and registered
as a private tutor of Hebrew,
which was self-taught. But to list
him as such would mean that the
authorities were officially
acknowledging Hebrew as a
legitimate national language.
Begun presented every logical
argument, but to no avail, in-
cluding a quote from Lenin: "He
is not a Marxist nor a democrat if
he does not admit or support the
equality of nations and
languages," Dina Beilin, fellow
activist now in Israel, recalls,
"Begun was a kind of fanatic
about the Hebrew language. He
worked night and day as a
teacher."
KGB harassment and arrest
were no strangers. Begun's diary
of November 22, 1976 records:
"Before I reached my house, a
man came up and asked, 'Are you
Begun?' They took me to the
police station where I was held
until 1 a.m. A team of in-
vestigators arrived. I was taken
home. The door was smashed in.
The search lasted from 1:30 a.m.
to 10 a.m. They took about 100
items."
In January 1977, a sensational
"documentary," "Traders of
Souls." was broadcast on
national Soviet television,
viciously attacking Begun.
Anatoly Shcharansky and
several other Jewish activists by
name as "soldiers of Zionism
inside the Soviet Union." In
February and March, Begun and
a colleague were detained several
times as they sought to enter the
American Embassy in Moscow to
hand over documents on an
unofficial symposium on Jewish
culture which had been aborted
by the secret police.
Several days after the last inci-
dent, Begun was arrested as a
"social parasite." In protest, he
went on a three-month hunger
strike. Prison guards force-fed
him with a tube pushed down his
nose. To avoid a demonstration
by friends outside the court-
house, the trial date was switched
abruptly three times. His friend,
author Felix Kandel, wrote a
descriptive poem on the proceed-
ings: "Ivrit (Hebrew), the
modern Jewish language, is on
trial! You can't put nouns and
verbs in the dock, you can't try
prefixes. So in the prisoner's dock
is Joseph Begun."
Weakened from his fast but
defiantly wearing a kipah. Begun
was sentenced to two years. After
an unspeakable 68-dav slow
journey in a cattle car jammed
with starving criminals, he
arrived in Siberian exile. Even
from this wasteland, his flow of
letters and appeals protesting the
delegitimization of Hebrew and
Jewish culture did not cease. To
the Belgrade review conference
on the Helsinki Accords, for
example, he declared the Soviet
campaign to be "legalized
judicial persecution."
By March 1978, Begun was out
from exile but, the Student
Struggle pointed out, the
authorities refused to give him a
permit to return to his wife and
two sons in Moscow. "Go back to
Siberia," officials sneered. In
May, while still seeking the
necessary documents to remain
with his family, and after
standing as a mark of solidarity
outside the courtroom where
dissident Yuri Orlov was tried,
Begun was rearrested for
"violation of the internal pass-
port regulations."
His June trial was described by
his wife Dr. Alia Drugova, a
physician: "Joseph was put on
trial on the 43rd day of a hunger
strike. He was in awful condition.
He just about fell out of the
police car. Two officers took him
under his arms and jokingly pull-
ed him into the courthouse. When
it was announced, 'stand up, the
trial has begun,' Joseph couldn't
rise. The judge burst into
laughter. On her order, two
policemen took him from the
bench and he hung in their arms.
It appeared at times that he was
losing consciousness, but when
for a short period he revived and
began talking, the judge said
mockingly, 'Look, you can
speak.' But Joseph then fell
unconscious on the bench. 'Write
it down,' the judge told the clerk,
'Begun doesn't answer the
question.' "
Begun was too weak to give
the defense speech he had
prepared. In the text, he
declared: "Although I am now in
the dock and you will doubtlessly
find me guilty, I am a freer man
than you. I know that I suffer in
a just cause. I say to my per-
secotOTs: Look at the history of
the Jewish people, covered with
tears and blood. It is impossible
to break us by persecution."
Begun's close friend and pupil
Avigdor Eskin, now in Israel,
remembers visiting his mentor in
his new sentence of three years of
Siberian banishment: "It was
minus 60 degrees. He was a
solitary Jew put with criminals
and others who became progres-
sively cruder because of ex-
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was astonished when Joseph told
me that he kept all the Jewish
holidays. From a tree he had
made a Hanukkah menorah to
enjoy the light of its candles."
The term was up. Begun was
again denied a return to the
capital, and stayed in Strunino,
60 miles away. By this time as
well, he had divorced. Alia, with
one of the sons, finally received
exit visas to Israel. Begun
resumed his driving pace of
teaching, collating and trans-
lating Hebrew and Jewish
culture.
The 35 signatories of the
Helsinki Accords, which affirms
cultural freedom and emigration
rights, again met, this time in
Madrid. It was November 1982.
Unsilenced, Begun sent an ap-
peal. The KGB retaliated, and
Begun was arrested in Lenin-
grad, where he had gone for a
brief rest with his fiancee Inn a
Shlemova. Two weeks before, her
Moscow apartment had been
searched for five hours by the
secret police. One hundred twelve
of Begun's books and pamphlets
on Jewish topics, Hebrew tapes
and his compilation of Jewish
historical material which he had
called "our inheritance" were
among the items confiscated.
This time the charge was much
more ominous: "anti-Soviet
agitation and propaganda."
Vladimir Prison, the jail which
had housed Shcharansky and
Yosef Mendelevich among its
manv others, was Beeun's ad-
dress for 11 isolated months until
his trial last month. His remain-
ing son in the USSR, Boris,
remembers his father's words
before his arrest: "Let no one be
mistaken. If my activities are
represented as hostile to the
Soviet regime, it will be a trial of
Jewish culture." His Moscow
friends stated in an appeal:
"They're trying to break a man
who won't bend."
How right they were. One
Saturday during his interro-
gation, Begun covered his ears as
not to violate the Sabbath by
listening to official documents
read to him. Guards pulled his
arms down several times. Then
they shackled him to a chair.
A tide of Western public
opinion rose to Begun's defense.
An unprecedented 98 senators
jointly appealed on his behalf.
U.S. and European diplomats
sought intercession. But a
campaign that might well have
worked during other times fell
victim to muscle-flexing by the
Andropov regime and Kremlin
reaction to Western fury over the
downing of a Korean airliner.
Moreover, Begun was a symbol
to the Soviets of the remarkable
Jewish self-education movement
that had sprung up across the
USSR in face of the slashing of
emigration by 98 percent since
1979. Begun and Jewish
resistance had to be visibly
crushed. The Soviet news agency
tion about life in the
Union on instructions
foreign subversive
munist centers."
During the three day8 of judi.
cial farce, Oct. 12-14 Beeu
behaved clamly and with conf?
dence, though tired and thin Hki
beard had been forcibly shaved
Without a lawyer, he conduct
his own defense, denying T
guilt. When the dread JverdS
of 12 years of labor camps and
Siberian exile was read, he cried
out, "Am Yisrael Choi!" ~ "jv
Jewish people lives!" The sen-
tence noted dryly that Begun
"who was tried twice before, did
not correct his ways or express
remorse."
The battle is far from over. The
White House, State Department
Knesset, and many other groups
expressed outrage. Demons
trators gathered in Jerusalem
and London. Avigdor Eskin led
400 participants under the
auspices of Israel student
struggle in a day of fasting and
prayer at the Western Wall.
In an apartment in Kiryat
Arba, the town near the Tomb of
the Patriarchs in Israel, a kipah
and two tefUlin bags that Dr.
Joseph Begun sewed during an
imprisonment lie on a shelf.
Begun had affixed decorative
menorahs on each bag. Their
figurative flames will burn bright
until their owner returns to them,
in his own land, among his own
people.
This is reprinted from the 11
18-83 issue of the New York
Jewish Week.
Kfar Saba: An Overview
Friday. December 9,1983
Volume 5
Editor's note: These stories
about Yoseftal and Kaplan
two neighborhoods in Kfar Saba
which the South County Jewish
Federation has been paired with
under Israel's Project Renewal
program, will appear throughout
the upcoming year. Project Re-
newal is a joint effort between the
Jews of the Diaspora and the Is-
raeli Government to help less
fortunate Jews in Israeli society.
By ANDREW POLIN
God's chosen people. Israel's
forgotten people. These are the
Jews of Yoseftal and Kaplan
two neighborhoods in the city of
Kfar Saba, which is just 30
minutes outside of Tel Aviv.
These Sephardic and Oriental
Jews, many from Iraq, Iran,
Yemen and Morocco, emmigrated
to Israel in the early 1950's, but
the young country was not ready
to handle this wave of new
citizens. In contrast to im-
migrants who came later and
moved into larger, better homes,
these early settlers were put into
cramped living quarters, given
second-rate homes.
In Kfar Saba, these early im-
migrants were moved into Yosef-
tal and Kaplan which was
physically separated from the
city proper by farmland. Their
neighborhoods served as buffer
between the city and a nearby
Arab village which before the
1967 Six Day war was part
Jordan. Now, the Arab village,
which is just one and a half miles
from their homes, is part of the
West Bank.
For years, Yoseftal and Kaplan
were reminiscent of ghettos from
past days. These Jews, their
children and grandchildren have
been living a second class exist-
ence for 30 years. With the third
generation, problems started
cropping up. The grandchildren
of these original immigrants real-
ized there was a better life just
beyond their reach. It was not a
question of getting them jobs
since unemployment in Israel is
extremely low, but there Jews
could not get decent jobs, nor
could they pass the admittance
tests for the army. Other
problems arose. Crime, which 15
years ago was unheard of in Is-
rael, started occurring. Drugs,
prostitution and robberies.
In 1977, it was time to remem-
ber these neglected Jews. That
was when the government of
former Prime Minister
Menachem Begin decided to take
action. That action was Project
Renewal which helps neglected
Jews in more than 80 blighted
areas in Israel.
The South County Jewish Fed-
eration is part of Project Renew-
al. South County Jews have
formed a bond with the Jews of
Yoseftal and Kaplan. Project Re-
newal helps these Jews not only
with financial assistance, but
with the bond that has been
forged, telling these people that
they are not alone, someone
cares. The South County Jewish
Federation, as other Jewish com-
munities in the Diaspora, is part
of this joint venture with the Is-
raeli government to bring these
forgotten Jews into the main-
stream of modern Israeli society
socially, educationally and
economically.
As part of this partnership, the
Israeli government is responsible
for improving the housing situa-
tion; Project Renewal helps lift
these people out of the inad-
equate living quarters in which
they have been living. Apart-
ments have been expanded,
sometimes in ingenious ways.
One family with five children
sleeping in one room now has a
"penthouse." Since they lived on
the top floor of an apartment
building the project constructed
an extra level on top of then-
home.
The Jews in the Diaspora help
with money for social and educa-
tion programs as well as con-
structing buildings and renovat-
ing existing community
buildings. Many programs are
geared toward helping the
parents and children. All young
children are closely watched to
make sure they are developing
normally; if not. they receive
treatment as early as possible.
The money from the South Coun-
ty Jewish Federation, if enough
is raised, would go to rennovat-
ing community buildings, such as
bomb shelters which are used for
youth centers for after school ac-
tivites. If enough money is
raised, a senior citizen center will
be built. There are about a dozen
buildings which need to be
renovated or built.
For children from troubled
homes, an afternoon home center
is planned. The children would
come here to play or study and
meet other children after school.
At night, the children would go
home to their families.
Project Renewal, as you can
see, is much more than bricks and
mortar. It strikes at the heart of
the problem, not just the visible
symptoms. The project is geared
toward breaking this cycle of
alienation, this inherited poverty.
But why has the South County
Federation been given the
Yoseftal and Kaplan neighbor
hoods in Kfar Saba? The Jewi
living here are poorer than most
Israelis, less educated. Thar
homes are in need of repairs
They sometimes live six, eight or
more to a family in tiny apart-
ments. Twenty-five percent of the
families are six people or more in
contrast to the national average
of 12.5 percent. In Yoseftal, 21.6
percent of the residents have no
formal education. In Kaplan, the
figure is 30 percent. It is any
wonder that Education Ministry
statistics from 1980 indicate that
57.8 percent of the children in
these neighborhoods are tabled
"educationally deprived." Then
Jews need help.
In the upcoming months a* I
visit Yoseftal and Kaplan, yoo
will read about the Jews wholnt
in these neighborhoods,
lives, their problems, their new.
their hopes. You will read abo
Avraham Nov. a mystical Jew*
figure, who raises the hop* 1
thVchUdrenofR^rSabathrouj*
his music. To the chikfrft
Avraham is not only their mu*
teacher, but their pied pip*
You will meet Ah*
Abraham, who is the son between the housing prop-
end the community. It WJJ
to help these people get the**
interest money the Israeb *
errunent has offered to help"*!
expand their homes and apw
mentT You will read #\
Aharon's initial outinRi "
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Dr Hy Henkin has been ap-
Inointed Chairman of the 1984
hA-South County Jewish Fed-
Itfation annual Century Village
Icimpa'P" by.Ben Bu*8"1. Family
Ipivision Chairman.
I Henkin, active in Jewish life
Innce moving to Florida, led the
first meeting for this year sur-
lounded by the current Associate
rhairman of Century Village:
Ireddy Blendes, Itzy Levine, and
Ipearl Levine. This same cabinet
Lad Century Village through the
|l983 campaign which doubled the
limount of money raised and
doubled the number of contribu-
|tors.
While praising last year's ef-
Ly and results, the committee
Hy Henkin
Village for UJA
immediately focused upon the
upcoming drive. It will include a
Federation Shabbat, an Oneg
Shabbat at Temple Beth Shalom
and a village wide luncheon with
a $100 minimum.
The 1984 primary focus will be
the expansion of leadership. This
will include enlarging the village
cabinet from four to 15 leaders;
increase coverage of the village to
provide the opportunity for all
residents to participate in the
campaign; and, seminars for all
volunteering their time.
"Hy generates excitement in
the Century Village campaign,"
said Ben Bussin >n announcing
the appointment. "He keeps peo-
ple motivated."
Lidsky to Chair Mogen David Division
Rudolph "Rudy" Lidsky, an
Igctive campaigner for many
lyears will be the Chairman of the
I'Mogen David (Shield of David)
IDivision. This group is for all
[contributors from the Men's
I Division of the South County
Ijewish Federation contributing
Ibetween $3,500 and $6,500.
A resident in the Hamlet, last
year Lidsky's involvement
[helped the Hamlet raise 26
I percent more money than the
[prior year; making it the third
I largest campaign within the
|South County Jewish Federation.
Dr. Larry Charme, in an-
Inouncing the appointment, pres-
lented Lidsky with a challenge of
la different type. "This chairman-
ship crosses the boundries of our
Itri-city area and necessitates
[committee involvement from
[many parts of our Federation,"
[stated Charme. "Rudy has shown
Jthe capabilities and the drive to
bring this together in an exciting
Rudolph 'Rudy' Lidsky
campaign."
The Mogen David committee's
task is to solicit all the contrib-
utors who have given at this level
in the past and all those who may
reach this level during the 1984
Arnold Waldman Lago Del Ray Chairman
, Benjamin Bussin, chairman of
jthe Family Division of the South
County Jewish Federation-UJA
Campaign in 1984 has announced
It hat Arnold Waldman will be
Chairman of Lago Del Ray.
Waldman is married and has
(two sons. He moved to Delray
leach, from Wellsley, Mass, in
11978. Professionally, he was a
supermarket ooerator.
In the Boston area, Waldman
vas involved in Jewish activities,
ie was a founder of Temple Beth
Hohim, a member of ORT and
I'nai B'rith and on the Past
esidents Council. He was also
Active in Boston's Federation
the Combined Jewish Philan-
thropies (CJP).
Upon moving to Florida,
Waldman continued his volun-
teer work as a member of the
Board of Directors of Temple
Sinai in Delray Beach and as a
member of B'nai B'rith. He also
worked in the South County Jew-
ish Federation Campaign as
chairman of Lago Del Ray in
1983.
Waldman has pointed out that
his Family Division area had the
third highest percentage of in-
crease in 1983 in the family area.
"With these statistics, I know
that we will surpass last year and
see another extremely successful
campaign," said Waldman.
Arnold Waldman
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lathering Momentum
Abner "Abby" Levine, Chair-
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lifts Event says, "the response
i this event is just astonishing.
Dmething is happening in this
community. There is so much
excitement building for this
event; truly beautiful!"
Levine, along with his Asso-
ciate Chairman, Jim Nobil,
obert Rieder, and Stuart
chulman, plus the committee,
ave the plans for the event well
under way. The invitations to
this event will be going out any
Py now. announcing the name of
[he prominent person who will be
fttending.
Levine feels "this most im-
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immunity participation and
wolvement it deserves. We ax-
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As a culminating event and in
celebration of the successes from
the committee's and commun-
ity's efforts, Jan. 25, 1984, has
been reserved for an event. The
type and characteristics have
yet to be finalized by the com-
mittee. A sub-committee from
the Mogen David Division will be
orchestrating the celebration.
Lidsky said, in accepting the
post, "I know of the great poten-
tial in this category and I am
looking forward to it with great
excitement."
A graduate of New York Uni-
versity and a real estate and in-
surance practitioner, Lidsky is
supported in his efforts by Helen,
his wife. He is not new to Jewish
causes. Lidsky is a former syna-
gogue president, Jewish Commu-
nity Relations Council vice presi-
dent, and activist for Anti-Defa-
mation League of B'nai B'rith,
Bonds for Israel, and other Jew-
ish causes.
Charme, Harris, Riesberg
and Rosenthal To
Head Advanced Gifts
Continued from Page 1
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National Council of Jewish Women. She has been
on the Committee for Advanced Gifts for two
years. This year the Advanced Gifts Luncheon
will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 18. There is a
$1,000 minimum gift to Women's Division for
this level luncheon. Anyone interested in being on
the committee please call Joyce Heisel at the
Federation office, 368-2737.
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Tfte Jeuu'sn Floridian of South County
Friday, December,
Segal and Charme Return From
Fact-Fin ding Mission In Israel
Las Verdes Lead By Grossman
Albert Segal, Chai Division
Chairman of the 1984 Federation-
UJA Campaign, and Larry
Charme, Men's Division Chair-
man for the 1984 drive, recently
participated in a fact finding mis-
sion sponsored by the United
Jewish Appeal.
Charme and Segal spent an in-
tensive four days assaying the
needs for new immigrants and
other segments of Israeli society
that depend upon contributions
of World Jewry. They also met
with the Prime Minister Itzhak
^Shamir, former Foreign Minister
Abba Eban and other govern-
ment leaders.
They report that the pressing
military budget of the state has
necessitated further cuts in the
state budget for social services
for the year 1984. The govern-
ment officials reported to them
that they hope that World Jewry-
can pick up the slack in funding
the social services that are cut
through the 1984 UJA-Federa
tion campaigns throughout the
world.
Charme and Segal toured the
Yoseftal and Kaplan neighbor-
hoods of Kfar Saba which have
been paired with the South
County Jewish Federation in a
special Project Renewal effort to
revitalize these distressed neigh-
borhoods. They report great
progress has been made in the
last two years towards enriching
social services in the neighbor-
Volunteers
For Israel
There is a tremendous need in
Israel for World Jewry to give of
themselves to help relieve the
shortage of manpower now facing
the state
The continuing Israeli presence
in Lebanon has forced their re-
servists to extend their active
service from one to three months.
The effect on Israel's economy
can visually he mo by the disas-
trous inflation the country is now
experiencing.
How Can One Help?
Volunteer to serve as a civilian
in the military. Volunteers will
take over the duties that other-
wise would have to be done by
reservists in army maintenance
camps. Every volunteer's time
spent will relieve a reservist of
corresponding time on active
duty. The economy of Israel will
directly benefit by your "giving
of yourself."
What Must You Do To Help?
Serve 21 days as a volunteer.
Your only cost will be round-trip
subsidized fare to Israel plus a
$20 registration fee (monies used
to pay expenses of the volunteers
program). Food and lodging are
supplied free by the military.
Work week is 5'/i days, Sunday
through Friday (one-half day),
eight hours a day to do physical
manual labor under supervision
There will be some free touring
plus the opportunity to visit Is-
raeli families far the Snebbat (no
coat). Age limitation 18 to 66
plus.
Further information can be ob-
tained for the volunteer program
by calling the South County Jew-
ish Federation at 368-2737.
Kfar Saba
Ceatssned frees Page 4
people closed the door in his face
because, after 30 years of neglect,
they did not believe him. You will
read about the families he has
helped.
Project Renewal is people help-
ing people. You will read about
the people who are being helped
and the people who are helping
them. It is an ongoing process.
Project Renews! has done a lot as
you can see, but the job in Kfar
Saba is not nearly done.
Al Segai
hoods, and creating new public-
buildings and youth centers.
Segal was particularly im-
pressed with the social integra-
tion that is in progress in Israel.
He said, "anyone taking a serious
look at Israeli society is struck by
the fact that more Arabs and Is-
raelis are working side by side in
the market place. There is a de-
finite advancement in the inter-
action between the Arabs and the
Jews within Israel itself within
the past five or 10 years. This is a
marked contrast to the feeling
Larry Charme
that one gets when reading the
international media. The fact is
that there is a basic commonality
between Arabs and Jews within
Israel and that if external pres-
sures can be resolved, there is a
fine human relations basis on
which to build a just society
(there."
i Both Charme and Segal re-
jwurned to the South County Fed-
eration resolved to appreciably
increase the 1984 drive to meet
the needs that were apparent to
them on their fact finding mis-
sion.
Leonard "Lenny" Grossman
has been appointed the first
chairman of Las Verdes by Ben
Bussin, 1984 Chairman of the
Family Division for the South
County Jewish Federation.
Bussin, first chairman of the
newly created Family Division
expressed a clear understanding
in the importance of selecting the
proper first chairman for Las
Verdes. "Lenny's enthusiasm for
the development of a viable
campaign is contagious.
Surrounding himself with the
proper committee in formation
will multiply his enthusiasm. I
welcome this new resident to our
community."
Grossman, wasting no time
after his appointment, has called
for an open organizational
meeting in his home on Monday,
Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. He is hoping
for broad support and parti-
cipation.
"I look forward to putting Las
Verdes on the map of the South
County Jewish Federation and
becoming a full and active
partner in the Federation's ac-
tivities." Looking towards the
future Grossman continues,
"With the additional needs of
this community and other Jewish
communities around the world,
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we must permit participation I
all residents of Las Verdes."
A number of residents shuj
the visions of Ben Bussin
Lenny Grossman; already
committee in formation j
showing strength and subsUnal
The growth of the campainl
effort has been devdopjnfl
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Friday, December 9. 1963
The Jewish Floridian of South County
Page 7
Dr. Mitchell Ghen Eric Deckinger
Woodfield Hunt Club
Campaign Begins
One of the newest communities
of Jews to participate in the
South County Jewish Federa-
tion's annual campaign is Wood-
field Hunt Club. "Being too new
for involvement in the 1983 cam-
paign, this campaign will set the
tone for many years to come.'*
said Dr. Mitchell Ghen, the first
chairman.
"With a dozen participants in
1983, the 1984 campaign should
triple the involvement of this yet-
to-be-completed community,"
said Ghen. "It is incumbent upon
me, Eric Deckinger, Associate
Chairman, and the Woodfield
Committee, to provide an op-
portunity for all residents to be a
part of the efforts of Woodfield
and the South County Jewish
Federation."
I)r Larry Charme said in ap-
pointing Ghen as Chairman and
Deckinger as Associate Chair-
man, *'I appointed these men del-
iberately and with great care be-
cause as Woodfield Hunt joins
the Federation, it will require
leadership that is exciting and
nurturing; which is what these
men will provide."
\\ e are in the process of devel-
oping a cohesive Jewish com-
munit) by promoting Jewish
ideals and thoughts, said Ghen,
current member of Young
Leadership Division of the South
County Jewish Federation.
Ghen left Philadelphia and
moved to Delray 30 months ago
with Nancy, his wife. Together
they are involved in his practice
of family medicine and allergy
treatment. He was a karate
champion, has published numer-
ous articles in medical journals,
and lectures on allergy treat-
ments.
Eric Deckinger is a Vice Pres-
ident of the South County Jewish
Federation, served on the original
Board of the Federation Day
School, 1983 Chairman of the an-
nual Dinner Dance, and 1983
Chairman of the Federation's Al-
locations Committee; his leader-
ship within the Jewish commun-
ity has been proven. He is an 11
year resident of Boca Raton and
Israeli Products
PARIS (JTAI An Israeli
company specializing in the de-
velopment and manufacture of
highly sophisticated medical
equipment will start marketing
its products in France. The com-
pany, Elscint. a leader in the
world production of scanners,
ultra-sound equipment and nu-
clear medicine, will sell part of its
production in France and
manufacture other items with a
French company.
Giscard Will
Visit Israel
PARIS (JTA) Former
President Valery Giscard
D'Estaing will visit Israel.
a was announced last Sun-
day. Giscard, who had declined to
visit Israel during his seven-year
incumbency, is due in Jerusalem
Dec. 28, accompanied By his wife,
fore 10-day visit.
President of Leonard L. Farber,
Inc., a real estate development
firm.
Deckinger looks "forward to
the first campaign in Woodfield
Hunt Club. I know we will be-
come one of the prominent com-
munities in the South County
Jewish Federation."
I
THE PRECIOUS LEGACY: A landmark exhibit
of centuries of Jewish artistic and historical
objects, which were preserved by Nazi Germany
to create a "museum of an extinct race," was
recently opened to the public at the Smithsonian
Institution in Washington, D.C. Shown at the
opening reception are (left to right) Carmi Sch-
wartz, Executive Vice President, Council of
Jewish Federations; Martin Citrin, President,
Council of Jewish Federations; Stanislav Suja,
Czechoslovak Ambassador to the United States;
Herschel W. Blumberg, President of the United
Jewish Appeal, and Stanley Horowitz, newly
appointed chief executive officer of the United
Jewish Appeal. The exhibition will be shown at
museums throughout the United States. The
objects are on loan from the Czechoslovak State
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1983
Enthralled crowd listening to Professor AdamGillon speak at the Kirshenbaum'sHome in Defray Beach
Speaking at the Kirshenbaum Kick-Off Brunch were Evelyn Blum,
Chairman Women's Division, Israel Bonds, Palm Beach County and
Adam Gillon, Professor of English at Haifa University.
A Cemetery for a City:
Delray Women's Division committee hosting a
successful Kick-Off Brunch Nov. 20 are (left to

rightt Estelle Brink, Rose Medwin, Adeline
Kamen, Pauline Gertman, and Kit Kirshenbaum.
When Private Grief
Becomes Public Domain
By ARNOLD ROSENTHAL
In October of 1982 members of
the South County Jewish Feder-
ation Mission to Israel visited the
city of Yamit.
It was a typically sunny day in
the Sinai. The intense sun cast
deep shadows in the angles of the
white stucco buildings. In the
distance, one could see the sun
sparkle on a very blue Mediter-
ranean. Yet a pall hung over the
city.
The Government of Israel had
agreed to surrender the city as
part of the Camp David process.
We sat in a square and had some
ice cream. It was though we were
prisoners to be executed and were
having our last meal. Nearby
some children were decorating
their bikes for a celebration.
Their age of innocence was yet to
be rudely awakened. We were all
to learn of the disheartening sub-
sequent events.
Israeli soldiers fought with
some of the settlers who refused
to leave. The Government of Is-
rael offered generous compensa-
tion. Who can appraise a dream?
Once again, two years later we
joined the South County Mission.
Once, again we were in the
Negev.
We approached the new border
with Egypt with curiosity. Some
Egyptian border guards waved to
us gaily.
We had just left a spanking new
kibbutz inhabited by many of
the former settlers of Yamit. The
mood on the bus was happy. The
usual banter was taking place.
The bus suddenly stopped at a
place unique in all the world. The
Israelis had trucked hundreds
and hundreds of concrete slabs
from a bulldozed Yamit to this
special place. We left the bus and
stood silently at this special
place, the cemetery of a city. The
hriai resting place of a dream.
Yes, we were all very emotional.
Handkerchiefs were being used.
It was then that I decided my
private grief should become pub-
lic domain
Arnold Rosenthal is Chairman
of the Board of the South County
Jewish Community Day School,
and is Secretary of the South
County Jewish Federation.
Wishna Joins
Rubin Chapel
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Savings is now associated with
the firm as Director of Pre-need
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The Jewish Floridian of South County
Pag* 9
BB Donates Holocaust Books to FAU Library
rht members of the Palm
LLns IxKlge No. 3144 chapter
hTnai B'rith visited the Florida
ntic University campus re-
ntly to make a presentation of a
itection of books on the Holo-
ojttothe FAU Library.
I The set of 28 books on this
It period in world history is
of a number of such dona-
bns being made by the 245-
erober Lodge.
[The gift was accepted by four
Libers of FAU's faculty and
ninistration: Dr. Samuel
tnoy, FAU professor of
story; Adelaide Snyder, FAU
vice president tor University
Relations and Development;
Connor Tjarkes, assistant di-
rector of the FAU Library; and
Carlos Nelson, assistant FAU
librarian for gifts. Also present
was Rabbi Samuel Silver, of
Temple Sinai, Delray Beach, a
friend of the Lodge.
In making the presentation,
Barney Weiss, president of the
Palm Greens Lodge said, "One of
the fundamentals of democracy
must be the universities. If we
don't learn the lesson, we might
have to relive it." He pointed out
that during the Holocaust six
million Jews, or one-third of all in
the world, were killed.
In accepting the gift Adelaide
Snyder said, "With our sincere
thanks for this fine gift comes the
recognition that a nightmare
such as the Holocaust could hap-
pen to any group in the world.
We are grateful for your efforts to
help us learn from the past."
Some of the titles in the 28-
book set are "The Death Train"
by Luba Krugman Gurdus,
"Their Brothers' Keeper" by
Philip Friedman, and "Per Anger
With Raoul Wallenberg in
Budapest," preface bv Elie
Wiesel.
Barbara Allen-Chairman Shalom South County
Margaret Kottler, Women's
division Campaign Chairman,
Dunced the appointment of
t>ara Allen as Chairman of the
I'nmen's Division Shalom South
unty.
| Barbara graduated with a B.A.
om Hunter College. She has an
l|.A. from Fordham University
bdan M.S. from Fairleigh Dick-
[son University. She moved to
ca Raton from Tenafly, N.J.
arbara is a Special Education
fcacher within the Palm Beach
bunty School system, teaching
[lath to specific learning disabled
udents in the middle school.
|he is a member of Temple Beth
I and ORT and has been active
| singles groups for 10 years.
Barbara Allen
Margaret Kottler said, "We are
happy to have such a warm and
capable person heading our
Shalom South County Wine and
Cheese Gatherings."
The Shalom evenings are held
at various times during the year
and is Federation's way of wel-
coming new South County res-
idents to the Jewish community.
At these events, the guests
mingle with other newcomers and
have an opportunity to learn
about the many activities and
services available to them
through South County Jewish
Federation. In this way it is
hoped that their transition to a
new area will be easier and more
enjoyable.
Please call Federation at 368-
2737 if you have the names of any
newcomers to the community.
Attending the book presentation ceremony were (standing, left to
right). Dr. Samuel Portnoy, FAU professor of history; Barney Weiss,
president of B'nai B'rith Palm Greens Lodge No. 3144; Adelaide
Snyder, FUA vice president for University Relations and Develop-
ment; Carlos Nelson, assistant FAU librarian for gifts; and Jerry
Jernow, chairman of the Anti-Defamation League of the Lodge.
Seated are Rabbi Samuel Silver (left) of Temple Sinai, Delray Beach, a
friend of the Lodge, and Connor Tjarkes, FAU Library assistant
director.
HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, is seeking to
locate Jewish survivors who hVed in the city of Popasnaya (also
known as Koganovich) in the Ukraine during the period 1941-
1944. Such persons are sought as possible witnesses in an
ongoing Department of Justice war crimes investigation.
Please call; The South County Jewish Federation at 368-2737.
Uoria Massry Chairs 1984 Super Sunday
Jewish community center
of South county
Presents:
WINTER DAY CAMP
"The South County Jewish
federation is proud to have
fclona Massry as Chairman of
ur 1984 Super Sunday phone-a-
on, to be held on April 1,1984,"
nnounced Gladys Weinshank,
teneral Campaign Chairman.
(Gloria comes to us as an experi-
nced and dedicated volunteer
lino has helped manyJewiah or-
inizations fulfill their potential.
|he will be a great asset to South
ounty."
Gloria Massry moved to Boca
iaton with her husband Abe in
[979 from Albany. N.Y. She was
Vomen's Division Chairman of
|JJA in Troy, N.Y. for two years,
esident of Hadassah and a
ard Member of the Upper New
Jork State Region Hadassah for
fcght years. Gloria has been con-
tinually active in Israel Bonds
Gloria Massry
and a member of the Israel Task
Force, on the Community Rela-
tions Council of Albany Jewish
Federation.
Since moving to Florida,
Gloria has been active in the local
Jewish community. She is Vice
President of Sabra Hadassah,
Vice President of B'nai Torah
Sisterhood and was 1983 Super
Sunday "Chairman of Volun-
teers."
Excited at the prospect of a
great Super Sunday in 1984,
Gloria said, "Super Sunday is the
highlight of this year's campaign.
I am extremely pleased with the
enthusiasm of our volunteers and
am confident that we will be able
to reach an even greater number
of the Jewish community this
year."
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Thursday Puppet Day
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414 N.W. 35th Street
Boca Raton, Florida
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
WHEN: December 26th
December 30th
COST: 5 Days $40.00
4 Days $36.00
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2 Days $19.00
Hanukkah Has a
Message For Everyone
U.S. Jews Ignored
By SEN. LAWTON CHILES
It is time once again when
Jewish people join in th* celebra-
on of Hanukkah.
I know Hanukkah days are
joyous days, marked by special
eremonies in the home, tradi-
tional foods, the sharing of gifts
id community festivals. Partic-
llarly involved are religious serv-
ces with prayers of thankagiv
Hanukkah also affords the op-
ortunityl for men, women and
Children to renew their study of
[hat critical period in Jewish hia-
ory when freedom was endan-
gered and great courage was
called for to ensure its protection.
Jews of that time met the chal-
lenge with valor and produced a
miraculous victory.
So, the days of Hanukkah re-
call that struggle to restore and
preserve the ideal of human liber-
ty, an experience that has guided
Jewish people ever since.
Thus, while Hanukkah is a
Jewish celebration, its
meaning provides a massage of
significance to freedom-loving
people everywhere. That is:
though the price may be great,
tyranny must be resisted.
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
The Israeli press covers the U.S.
Jewish community only super-
ficially, sccording to Judith
Elizur of the Hebrew University
Institute of Communications.
Elizur recently completed a
study of coverage of the U.S.
Jewish scene by four leading He-
brew dailies and the Israeli elec-
tronic media. She said that as a
result of the superficial coverage
Israeli leaders have little idea
how their decisions affect Ameri-
can Jewry.
For More Information, Please Contact
Sarah Landa at 395-6546.
Please fill out the attached form and return to:
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF SOUTH COUNTY
3200 N. Federal Highway Suite 226
Boca Raton, Florida 33431 ____

APPLICATION FOR WINTER DAY CAMP
Family Name.
Louise Cohen Hosts Chai Club
Annual Luncheon
The Chai Club of the B'nai
1'rith Women, Boca Raton
chapter, will have its annual
uncheon at the home of Louise
-ohen on Tuesdsy, Dec. 13 at 1
p.m. The Chai Club is named in
>nor of Mrs. Cohen, who assist-
in the establishment of the
'omens Chapter of Boca Raton
id was named "Woman of the
Year in 1981." Louise Cohen has
won the admiration and deep
respect of everyone who knows
her for hsving dedicated a life-
time of service to mankind and
her work has been acknowledged
throughout the years by the.
various organization she has been
connected with, and the members
who attend the luncheon consider
this an outstanding event.
Jerusalem Artist
Paints Portrait
WASHINGTON (JTA) -
A portrait of Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. by the Jerusalem artist
Benjamin Amir, was presented
to tha Congressional Black
Caucus to celebrate the success-
ful Congressional campaign to
establish a national holiday
honoring the slain civil rights
leader.
Tha presentation was made by
the Committee for the Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Forest in Israel to Rep. Julian
Dixon (D., Calif.), chairman of
the Black Caucus,
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The Jewish Floridian of South County
Friday, Decembers
Organizations in the News
information, please call 499-2226. title Fulfilling
OUT
Women's American ORT-Boca
Century Chapter is having their
next meeting on Wednesday,
Dec. 14 at which time the mem-
bers will participate in a Candle
Lighting Ceremony. The meeting
will be at 1 p.m. to be held in the
Administration Building, Boca.
The program will feature Social
Assistance aspect of OUT and
participating members will illus-
trate a program called "Mother
to Another." All members and
prospective members are wel-
come. Also a gala New Year's
Eve weekend is being planned in
the St. Petersburg area at the
Holiday Inn. New Year's Eve at
Golden Apple Dinner Theatre,
including dinner, dancing, a
Broadway show, champagne and
breakfast. They will also visit
Ringling Bros. Circus, Busch
Gardens and Bellm's Museum.
Also dinner and show at the
Country Dinner Theatre, cruise
on LaBarge Sightseeing Boat
and dinner at the Rooftop Res-
taurant in Bonita Springs. The
cost is $209 pssVoerson. For reser-
vations, please call Tillie Levine
483-0779 or Estelle Berman 482-
2108.
Women's American ORT-Boca
Glades Chapter will hold their
next meeting on Monday, Dec. 19
at 12:30 p.m. at the Boca Greens
Clubhouse. Dr. Ruth L. Horo-
witz, a marriage and family
counselor will speak on Marriage
Relations. A question and answer
period will follow. Refreshments
will be served.
Woman's American ORT-DW-
ray will have their paid-up mem-
bership luncheon at Temple
Emeth, 5780 W. Atlantic Ave.,
Delray on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at
12:30 p.m. A dance group will en-
tertain and a delicious lunch
will be served.
Women's American ORT-
North Pines Chapter will hold
their next meeting on Monday,
Dec. 19 at. the Adult Recreation
Center, 802 NE 1st Ave., Delray.
The program will feature a skit
called "Fiddling with ORT,"
directed by June Rosenberg.
Bagels and coffee will be served.
TEMPLE BETH EL
Temple Beth El-Solos will fea-
ture a square dance and brunch
at their next meeting to be held
on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 11 a.m. at
Temple Beth El, 333 SW 4th
Ave., Boca. Caller and instructor
is Burt Summers. Singles 50 plus
are invited to attend by reserva-
tions only. For information and
reservations, please call Shirley
427-8810, Ray 499-1207, Pauline
499-3627 or Esther 499-8325. Solo
members $1, guests $3.
HADASSAH
Hadaasah-Ben Gurion will hold
their paid-up membership lunch-
eon combined with their monthly
meeting to be held on Thursday,
Dec. 15 at 12 noon at Temple
Emeth, 5780 W. Atlantic Ave.,
Delray. A Chanukah program is
planned.
Hadaasah-Aviva Chapter will
hold a Hadassah Medical Organi-
COMMUNITY CALENDAR
December 11
B'nai B'rith Integrity Council, 9:30 a.m. meeting Israel Bonds
Board of Governors Breakfast, 10:30 a.m B'noi Torah-Men's
Club Breakfast meeting, 9:30a.m.
December 12
CRC Soviet Jewry Program at Temple Beth El at 7:30 p.m.
Temple Emeth-Smgles, 12 noon meeting B'nai B'rith Women
Boca, 10:30 a.m. meeting New Jersey Club, 1 p.m. meeting
December 13
Pioneer Women-Beersheba, 12 noon meeting Zionist
Organization of America-Century Village Boca, 8 p.m. meeting
Temple Emeth-Brotherhood, 7:30 p.m. meeting
December 14
Hadassah-Aviva, 10 a.m. Board meeting American Mizrachi
Women-Beersheva, 12 noon meeting Workmen's Circle, 1
p.m. meeting Women's American ORT-Boca Century Village, 1
p. m. meeting
December 15
Pioneer Women-Kinneret, 12:30 p.m Board meeting Temple
Beth El, 8 p m Board meeting Women's American ORT-Oriole,
1 p.m Board meeting Temple Beth El-Sisterhood, 12:30 p.m.
meeting Hadassah-Sabra, 8 p.m. Board meeting
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Gardens and Funeral Chapels
zation Luncheon for the Aviva
chapter on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at
11:30 at Boca Woods Country
Club, 10471 Boca Woods Lane,
Boca Raton. For reservations
please call Barbara Knee 483-
3676, Sarah BerkowiU 482-7185
or Helen Perlberg 994-1113.
CITY OF HOPE
City of Hope-Defray Chapter
will hold their next meeting on
Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 12 noon to
3 p.m. at Anshei Emuna, 16189
Carter Rd., Delray. Chanukah
grab bag. Bring a package no
more than $3. Refreshments will
be served and entertainment by
the International Dance Group.
For further information, please
call Mae Levitt 499-7594.
TEMPLE SINAI
Temple Sinai-Sisterhood will
hold their next meeting on Mon-
day, Dec. 19 at 12 noon at the
American Savings Bank, W. At-
lantic Ave., Defray. The program
will be a book review of "An Or-
phan in History" by Paul Cowan.
All are invited to attend. Re-
freshments will be served.
TEMPLE EMETH
Temple Emeth-Siaglee will cel-
ebrate their fifth anniversary
with a musical program
presented by Cantor Naftoly
Linkovaky on Monday, Dec. 12
at 12 noon. All singles are invited
to attend. Refreshments will be
served. This will take place at the
Temple, 5780 W. Atlantic Ave.,
Delray.
AMERICAN MIZRACHI
American Mizrachi Women-
Beersheva will hold their next
meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 14
at 12 noon at the American
Savings Bank, Atlantic Ave.,
Delray. They will have a Sing-A-
Long with guest, Dorothy Teller.
Refreshments will be served and
all are welcome.
NEW JERSEY CLUB
The New Jersey Club of Delray
will hold their next meeting on
Monday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. at the
American Savings Bank, Delray.
The speaker will be Hy Roseman
who will speak on new water
rates. All are invited and refresh-
ments will be served. For further
Bar Mitzvah
Matthew Louis
MATTHEW LOUIS
On Saturday, Dec. 10, Mat-
thew Brian Louis, son of Linda
and Stephen G. Melcer, will be
called to the Torah of Temple
Beth El of Boca Raton as a Bar
Mitzvah.
Matthew is a student at Boca
Raton Middle School and attends
the Temple Beth El Religious
School. Family members sharing
in the Simcha are brother,
Jonathan; sisters, Maureen and
Shira; grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Weisberg of Miami,
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Melcer of
Lake Worth and Mr. and Mrs. M.
Robert Louis of Columbus, Ohio;
great grandparents, Ethel Hyflar
of West Palm Beach and Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Melcer of Lauderhill.
Also present will be Mr. and
Mrs. Adolph Sklar of Elizabeth
N.J., Dr. and Mrs. Ralph R.
Vogel of Buffalo, N.Y., and Mrs.
Linda Daniels of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Matthew's hobbies include
scouting, tennis, trumpet, hiking,
canoeing and baseball Mr. and
Mrs. Melcer will host a Kiddush
in Matthew's honor following
Shabbat morning services.
ANSHEI EMUNA
Anshei Emuna announces the
subject of the sermonic message
to be delivered by Rabbi Dr.
Louis Sacks at the sabbath
morning service on Saturday,
Dec. 10 commencing at 8:45 a.m.
will be 'Majoring in Minors."
The "Sabbath dialogue with the
Rabbi" and afternoon services
begin at 5 p.m.
B'NAI B'RITH
B'nai B'rith Women Boca
Chapter is sponsoring its second
mini course session at the Pica-
dilly Square Public Library, 8221
Glades Rd., Boca on Monday,
Dec. 12 at 10:30 a.m. The subject
is "Creating Poems" with the
speaker Dr. Norman Nathan. For
information call Bertha 482-5232.
Also on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at
10:30, the women will be spon-
soring a trip to Flagler Museum
in honor of the 70th anniversary
of the ADL. The museum is
showing a slide exhibit depicting
Jewish life in America from the
year 1600 to the present, with the
Dream. The fee is *8 hS
bus transportation. ffi**
extra. For further inform l>!
contact Beatrice395-2170rr n
trade 482-3390. ^
PIONEER WOMEN
Pioneer Women-KW,,
Chapter of Palm Green, wjffi
their annual luncheon and cart
party at Kristine's Restaurtw
1132 N. Dixie Hwy., Lake wX
on Wednesday, Dec. U at 1
noon. The monies will be used to
support over 1,000 educational
vocational and social service
units in Israel. Edna Tear *.<
Esther Casaell are J
chairpersons for the affair.
WORKMEN'S CIRCLE
Workmen's Circle No. 1051 will
hold their next meeting on
Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m .,
Temple Emeth, 5780 W. Atlantic
Ave., Delray. The key not*
speaker will be Sonny Landsman
head of South Florida Yiddishist
and Culturist. For further info,
mation call 498-9091.
Orthodox Singe Cuomo for Order
NEW YORK (JTA) Gov. Mario Cuomo kept a
campaign promise, for which he has been severely
criticized by Orthodox Jewish and fundamentalist
Christian clergymen by signing an executive order to
protect homosexuals in New York from discrimination in
state employment and in providing of state services.
Rabbi Yehuda Levin of Brooklyn, director of the
Family Defense Coalition, members of which twice met
with the Governor in efforts to dissuade him from issuing
the order, sad the coalition would seek to "alert
Americans to the fact" that the Governor was "a direct
threat to the family."
THE GOVERNOR SAID his order simply repeats
protections already provided in the federal Constitution,
spelling out the specifics for state procedures and setting
up a task force to measure compliance.
The Governor, commenting on Rabbi Levin's charge,
said it was of the "utmost significance" that when the
rabbi made his charge, he had not read the executive
order.
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.
Minyan on Monday and Thursday mornings at 8:15 a.m.
CONGREGATION ANSHEI EMUNA
16189 Carter Road 1 block south of Linton Blvd., Delray
Reach. Florida 33445. Orthodox. Rabbi Dr. Louis L Sacks.
Daily Torah Seminar preceding services at 7:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Sabbath and Festival Services 8:45 a.m. Sabbath Torah class
B p.m Phone 499-9229.
TEMPLE ANSHEI SHALOM OF WEST DELRAY
ORIOLE JEWISH CENTER
Conservative Services at Carteret Savings and Loan Asso-
ciation Office, West Atlantic, corner Carter Road, Delray Beach.
Fridays, 8 p.m. and Oneg Shabbat, Saturdays, 9 a.m. and
Kiddush. Edward Dorfman, President 499-6687 Temple
Office 14600 Cumberland Drive, Delray Beach, Fla. 33446,
Phone 495-0466. Rabbi Emeritus Jonah J. Kahn.
TEMPLE BETH EL OF BOCA RATON
333 SW. Fourth Avenue, Boca Raton, Fla. 33432. Reform
Phone: 391-8900. Rabbi Merle E. Singer, Assistant Rabbi
Richard Agler, Cantor Martin Rosen. Shabbat Eve Services at
8 p.m. Family Shabbath Service at 8 p.m. 2nd Friday of each
month.
TEMPLE BETH SHALOM
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 340015, Boca Raton, Fla. 33434
Conservative. Located in Century Village, Boca. Daily Service*
8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday 8:45 a.m. and 6:15 p.m., Sunday
8:30 am. and 5 p.m. Reuben Saltzman, President, Joseph M
Pollack, Cantor. Phone 483-6567.
TEMPLE EMETH
5780 West Atlantic Ave.. Delray Beach. Fla. 33446. Con-
servative. Phone: 498-3636. Bernard A. Silver. Rabbi; Nafttly
A. Linkovaky. Cantor. Sabbath Services: Friday at 8 p.m.,
Saturday at 8:46 a.m.. Daily Minyane at 8:46 a.m. and 5 p.m
TEMPLE SINAI
Caaon United Methodist Church, 342 N. Swinton Ave. (coma
Lake Ida Rd), Delray Beach. Fla. Reform. Mailing Addrew
P.O. Box 1901. Delray Beach, Fla. 33444. Friday at 8:16 p*
Rabbi Samuel Silver, President Samuel Rothetein, Phont 27*
6161.
BOCA RATON SYNAGOGUE
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 273866, Boca Raton. Fla 33427
Orthodox services held at South County Jewish Community
Day School, 414 N.W. 36th St.. Boca Raton, every Friday,, *
minutes after candlelighting, Saturday morning 9 a.m. Mincn-
Maariv. President. Dr. Israel Bruk, Phone: 4834616.


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