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Jewish Floridian
Of South County
Serving Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Highland Beach
Volumes-Number 29.
Boca Raton, Florida Friday, September 14,1984
Price 35 Cents
Janner in Warning
Dangers Said To Be Threatening Jews of Europe
Greville Janner, the head of
the British Jewish com-
munity, warned of serious
dangers threatening the
position of Jews in Europe
from the extreme right and
extreme left. "He pointed
especially to the recent
elections for the European
Parliament in which "11 to
12 percent of the French
electorate voted fascist."
Janner was referring to the
elections last June in which the
National Front, led by Jean-
Marie Le Pen, won 11 percent of
the vote. Janner, president of the
Board of Deputies of British
Jews and a member of the British
Parliament, spoke of the dangers
facing European Jews at a
meeting of the leadership of 30
American national Jewish organ-
izations at an executive session of
the American Section of the
World Jewish Congress.
POINTING OUT that "Amer-
icans have heard almost nothing"
about the electoral inroads made
by fascist parties in Europe,
Janner observed that, on the
other hand, "When Israel voted
one-and-a-half percent fascist
(referring to Meir Kahane's
election every newspaper in the
world was filled with it."
European Jewry was opposed to
racists of any sort, he said.
Elaborating on the potential
dangers of Jews in Europe,
Janner pointed to the sharp
economic downturn of the
continent which is pushing many
of the disadvantaged into ex-
tremist camps of the right and
left. "The Jews have always had
their golden age in times of
prosperity, and to me the long-
term indications are bad," Janner
The threat from terrorism, he
said was rising and spreading
throughout the world. "The PLO
is an international terrorist
emanation spreading throughout
the globe, and it doesn't help the
Jews to live in terrorist times,"
he added.
FINALLY, he suggested that
in Europe, as in much of the rest
of the world, there is diminishing
sympathy for the Jewish con-
dition, and this was also a reason
for his pessimistic outlook. "The
image of the Holocaust is
receding, so that people no longer
have a guilt complex about the
Jews," Janner said.
Janner was recently elected
chairman of the World Jewish
Congress-European Branch and
was in New York to brief Ameri-
can Jewish leaders on the state of
European Jewry. He also
reported on his recent meetings
with Prime Minister Indira
Gandhi of India and Prime
Minister Robert Mugabi of
Jewish Day School Are
State Champs Page 10
October Mission Nearly Full
As previously reported, South
County Jewish Federation has
already subscribed a full bus load
for its October Mission to Israel
and is well on its way to filling
a second.
This is another in a series of
"firsts" according to Ed Bobick,
Chairman of the October
Mission. The success in the
missions program comes on top
of a recent move by the Federa-
tion to its own building on its
own Jewish Campus, a 1984
campaign that reached S3.5
million, plus SBTXr.OOO IbYTCBT"
Saba (South County's Project
Renewal Sister City); and in-
novative programs in many areas
of Jewish communal life.
Besides being a Mitzvah,
experiencing Israel on a mission
Continued on Page 7
Toddler Program Opens At JCC
The Adolph and Rose Levis
Jewish Community Center in
Boca Raton has begun regis-
tration for three toddler classes
for ages 18 to 30 months.
A Mommy And Me group for
ages 18 to 23 months will meet on
Mondays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. A
second Mommy And Ma class,
for ages 24 to 30 months will
meet Wednesdays, 9:30-11 a.m.
A Play Group 24 to 30 months
old will meet without Mommy,
Tuesdays and Thursdays from
9:30-11:15 a.m.
Activities for all classes will in-
clude Arts and Crafts, Story
Tune, Cooking, Edible Art,
>ngs, Circle Games, Play
Ground, Riding Toys, Snack, and
Manipulative Time where chil-
dren have the option of playing
with different toys suited for
The goal of the 18-23 month
Mommy And Me is to offer
socialization for the toddlers, aa
well as an opportunity for
mothers to meet other mothers.
Coffee and doughnuts will be
served while the children are
having their snack. The older
Mommy And Me group aims at a
successful and positive
separation between parent and
child. Mothers will be encouraged
to leave after the first half hour
and join in for discussion with the
JCC family therapist. Coffee and
doughnuts will be served.
The Play Group for 2-2 V* year
olds offers a positive and fun
social experience for children, as
well as free time for the parent.
Karen Albert, teacher of all
three groups, has worked with
the nursery and kindergarten
classes at the South County
Jewish Community Day School
and the nursery groups at Camp
For further information call
Sarah Landa or Karen Albert at
Joy and seriousness are evident in the faces
of friends and relatives of Nechama Lein of
Leningrad (beneath veil) and Meir Levinoff
of Moscow (with glasses), who are joined in
Jewish matrimony by a visiting American
rabbi (holding prayerbooh). Nechama's
father, Evgeny, is a former Prisoner of Con-
science. The Student Struggle for Soviet
Jewry, which obtained the photo, said the
ceremony highlights the determination of
Russian Jews for Jewish continuity despite
enormous KGB pressure
History Made
Women Enter Conservative Seminary
BBYO Begins Fall
Membership Drive
The B'nai B'rith Youth Orga-
wation (BBYO) is currently
Jmg for high school age boys
&\. to jm toeix active
chapters from West Palm Beach
W Wuni Beach. BBYO is the
rga* Jewish youth ortra-
r,u0ni? the world, dedkatid
cLiW1?h "". culture.
community service and social
ctrvitws for all Jewish youth.
eidSnP 0ffer8 wkto "y '
XkKi pr8m *nd activities
** 'oca! vouth. A sample of the
calendar includes Regional
Leadership Training Conference
in October, contests in December,
regional convention, annual
regional Maccabiad (Olympics),
weakly dances, parties, holiday
celebration, and more.
If you are 14-18 years old and
want to have the time of your life
with a large circle of friends, call
the BBYO office, 926-4136 in
Hollywood-North Miami Beach
or 681-0218 in Fort Lauderdale.
Eighteen women made
Jewish history Wednesday
when they entered class-
room at the rabbinical
school of the Jewish Theo-
logical Seminary of
America to begin studies to
qualify them for ordination
as the first Women Con-
servative rabbis, an event
expected to end a long-run-
ning dispute on the issue in
Conservative Judaism.
The 19th woman in the first
entering class chose to begin bar
studies at the movement's school
in Jerusalem, Neva Schechter,
sjfffHWig to rabbi Gordon
Tucker, the JTS rabbinical school
dean. Twenty-one women had
been scheduled to be members of
the first class, but two deckled to
defer entrance, the Jewish Tele-
graphic Agency was told.
THE PROGRAM of study for
the Conservative rabbinate is six
years. But Tucker said that
women had previously studies
courses required for the rabbinate
but did not receive rabbinical
school credits.
But credits for such courses, if
they are part of the rabbinical
school curriculum, have bean
added to the records of the first
woman students. Tucker told the
JTA there was a "mathematical
possibility" that one of the
woman students has acquired
enough credits by that procedure
to be graduated and ordained at
commencement exercises at JTS
next May 12.
Tucker said another innovation
associates with the first class of
women rabbinical students will
be the inauguration of two daily
Continued on Page 7

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Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of South County / Friday, September 14,1984
In Trudeau 's Shadow
Do Things Shape Up Without Him?
London Chronicle Syndicate
TORONTO Israel has
just been through her
general election, with an
inconclusive outcome, and
the United States is due for
its quadrennial contest in
The election campaign has
been the first for 16 years which
has not been dominated by the
figure of the former Prime Min-
ister, Pierre Trudeau. Even in his
absence, however, his influence
has been felt on all sides, as even
his foes concede.
AS THE 19th Century German
poet, Heinrich Heine, put it: Wie
es christelt sich, so judelt es sich
(As in the Christian fashion, so in
the Jewish fashion").
The Jewish feelings of
Canada's Jewish community
towards Trudeau were best cap-
tured by a Yiddish journalist,
Jacob Rabinowitz, writing in a
New York weekly, who headed
his column: "Good-bye, Pierre
Elliott Trudeau!"
Rabinowitz noted that
Trudeau s boldness and freedom
from prejudice in making Jewish
appointments had been
recognized. He had four Jews in
his Cabinet; a Jew (the late Bora
Laskin) headed Canada's
Supreme Court, and there were
numerous Jewish appointments
to the Senate, the senior civil
service and the diplomatic corps.
MANY OF these were major
postings. Allan Gotlieb, for
example, was named Ambas-
sador to Washington.
Jewish gratitude on this score
has been tempered by regret that
Trudeau was cool towards Israel.
He has unquestionably main-
tained Canada's positive and
correct position in regard to the
Jewish state, but his officials
gave "unofficial" recognition to
the Palestine Liberation Organ-
During a European tour in
1982, during the war in Lebanon,
Trudeau went out of his way to
rebuke Israel for her actions.
All this is in the past, however.
Where do Canada's Jews stand
now? They have been considered
as being partial to the Liberal
Party, which has formed the
Government for 60 of the past 64
Members of Parliament, the
majority have been Liberals, with
a number of Socialists (CCF-New
Democrats), and just one
Conservative from a riding
(constituency) in Newfoundland,
far from any Jewish-populated
Israeli Warplanes Hit Terrorist
Target in East Lebanon
TEL AVIV (JTA) Israeli
warplanes hit a terrorist base
near Majdel Anjar in east
Lebanon, an army spokesman
reported. The planes destroyed
buildings at the base in the
Bekaa valley that was operated
by Palestinian rebel leader Abu
Musa. All Israeli aircraft
returned safely to their base.
The army spokesman said the
base had been used as a
departure point for attacks by
terrorists operating from behind
Syrian lines in east Lebanon.
Another base used by the Abu
Musa terrorists was bombed
Aug. 16 after their leader claimed
responsibility for a thwarted car-
bombing attempt in Jerusalem.
The attack followed reports
that three Israel Defense Force
w soldiers were wounded in south
Lebanon in the past 24 hours.
- One was wounded when a
Z roadside explosion was set off aa
* a convoy passed by on a road
west of the Anaar detention
camp. Two other soldiers were
wounded in a dash with a
terrorist band northeast of Tyre.
x Both incidents occurred in the
area known aa the "iron triangle"
Z which is inhibited by Shiite
i Moslems who have carried out
Levy to Visit U.S.
" TEL AVIV (JTA) Israeli
2 Chief of Staff Gen. Moshe Levy is
. to visit the United States shortly,
* it has been made known here.
Levy's visit will be in return for
that paid to Israel by the chair-
man of the American Joint Chiefs
of Staff some months ago. He will
be the guest of the Chiefs of Staff
during his stay in the U.S. and
will visit U.S. army installations.
many attacks on the IDF in
recent weeks. In a search of the
area, IDF soldiers found a large
cache of arms, including
Katyusha rockets, missiles and
rocket-propelled greantes.
The IDF instituted new
security arrangements at the
Awali River crossing in this
region, including a "terminal
building" where passengers and
vehicles are searched, to reduce
the amount of arms smuggling
between the north and south of
Lebanon. The bridge which had
been closed last week, has now
been reopened, and delays at the
crossing point have been reduced
from three or four days to about
three hours.
At present, a malaise is affect-
ing the Jewish vote which reflects
Canada's general malaise. Brian
Mulroney, 44, the new leader of
the Progressive Conservatives, is
energetic bilingual (he was born
in Quebe and speaks an earthy
Quebecois French) and has
already annoyed the Canadian
Arab organizations by his voci-
ferous statements denouncing
the PLO.
However, some think of him as
too smooth and endowed with too
much Irish charm.
Canadian Jews wish to avoid a
repeat of the rash promise by a
former Tory leader, who pledged
to move Canada's embassy in
Israel from Tel Aviv to
Jerusalem, but was forced to
recant in embarrassment in the
ensuing hullaballoo.
Trudeau s newly-elected succes-
sor as leader of the Liberal Party,
is positive and has said the right
things about the Middle East.
Yet he is still untested on foreign
policy issues.
The Canadian Jewish Congress
has set up "political liaison com-
mittees" which approach candi-
dates on a non-partisan basis and
keep them informed about the
"Jewish agenda."
This covers such areas as the
amendment to the hate propa-
ganda laws, an issue which was
brought to public attention by
the case of Jim Keegstra, the
former Alberta teacher and
mayor, who had taught anti-
Semitism to his pupils, and the
prosecution of Nazi war
criminals. Canada is regarded as
a haven for them and there has so
far been only one extradition
"agenda" are Israel and the
Middle East, the plight of Jews
in the Soviet Union and oppres-
sive countries such as Syria and
How important is the Jewish
vote? In several Toronto and
Montreal constituencies, it is
critical. These are St. Pauls, York
Centre, Eglington-Lawrence and
the Willowdale area in Toronto,
and Mount Royal and Notre
Dame de Grace in Montreal.
Trudeau himself had repre-
sented Mount Royal 40
percent of whose voters are
Jewish since 1965.
ON HIS departure, there was a
scramble for the Liberal Party
nomination between a former
president of the Canadian B'nai
B'rith, a francophone Sephardi
from Morocco, and a housewife
whose father is a former
president of the Canadian Jewish
Congress. It was the housewife
who received the nomination.
Unlike in the United States,
where a Catholic candidate for
the presidency once aroused
controversy, this is taken for
granted in Canada.
All three party leaders are
Catholics, but nothing is made of
it. One of the Toronto ridings,
Eglington-Lawrence one-third
of whose population is Jewish
is represented by an Anglican
priest, the Rev. Ronald de
Corneille, who is a former execu-
tive director of the Canadian
B'nai B'rith's League for Human
IZZIE ASPER of Winnipeg
and Senator Jerry Grafstein of
Toronto are on the Liberal
Party's strategy board. Gerry
Caplan is the executive secretary
of the New Democratic Party,
and Senator Nathan Nurgitz and
Hugh Segal are listened to in
Progressive Conservative circles.
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Background Report
Arabs Pleased Kahane Turned Away
Rabbi Meir Kahane, leader
of the extremist Kach
Party which he now
represents in the Knesset,
was prevented last week by
police from entering the
Israeli Arab village of
Umm El-Fahm, where he
had planned to appeal to its
25,000 inhabitants to
In a clash between stone-
throwing village youths massing
to prevent Kahane's approach
and police determined to keep
order, six policemen were injured
by fist-sized rocks, and six young
Arabs were hurt by gas peuets
fired by the security forces.
vicinity of the village in the Wadi
Arra still officially described
as a village althought with its
25.000 inhabitants it is larger
than some towns in Israel at
the head of a convoy of cars f flled
with his followers, some of whom
were reported to be armed.
He had announced some time
ago, while he was running for the
Knesset, that he would visit
Umm El-Fahm to urge Israeli
Arabs to emigrate to Arab lands,
claiming they had no place in a
Jewish State.
Village leaders had responded
by saying he would not be
allowed in, and leftwing and
liberal Jews had promised to
come to the village to help stand
guard against his entry.
The Kahane convoy was halted
by police and border patrols some
two miles from the village. The
Kach leader and his followers
then started walking toward their
BUT SOME hundreds of yards
away they were stopped by senior
police officers who told Kahane
that for "operational and profes-
sional reasons" he could not enter
the village.
His parliamentary immunity
does not allow for his arrest or
detention, but when he persisted
in trying to continue, two police-
men led him firmly to a police
van, in which he was taken to a
nearby police station and told to
leave the area.
Kahane shouted at the police
and nearby reporters: "Give me
15 policemen, and we will deal
with them Those dogs should
e gassed." Passing motorists
shouted "fascist" and "Hitler" at
31.1% Favor
Unity Gov't.
Public opinion poll published in
Maarw shows that 31.1 percent
' the population favors a
national unity government
headed by the Labor Alignment,
-l percent would like to see
such a unity government headed
by Likud, and 16.3 percent would
'we a national unity government
beaded by Labor and Likud in
Asked about a restricted and
Possibly minority government,
'u l Percent favored a narrow
coalition under Labor and 6.9
Percent would like one under the
L*ud. Asked about new elec-
>n8. 53.2 percent said they
thought they should not be held,
Sons5 P"C"fc favBwd Wly
Moat of the Umm El-Fahm
villagers and hundreds of Jewish
sympathizers had, meanwhile,
massed before the village from
shortly after dawn, in prepara-
tion for Kahane 's anticipated
arrival. According to the Village
elder, it was the long, hot and
anxious wait which caused the
youngsters to clash with the
WHEN THE news reached the
village that Kahane was barred
by police from entering it, the vil-
lagers were jubilant. Elders
clapped each other on the back,
saying: "We said we would not
allow him in We've done it,
we've done it... It is better than
we could have possibly hoped
i or.
Kahane was not detained, ac-
cording to police, because of his
parliamentary immunity. But he
was firmly told he could not enter
the village because this would
create a riot.
Prime Minister Yitzhak
Shamir, who was queried about
Kahane at a meeting of the
Knesset Foreign Affairs and
Defense Committee, said he knew
"we would all eat gall from this
man" when the Supreme Court
overturned the Election Com-
mittee's decision to bar Kach
(and the Progressive List for
Peace) from running for the
Shamir termed the "Kahane
phenomenon" "negative,
dangerous and damaging" and
said, according to reports
emanating from the Committee's
delibera-ion, that Israel must find
a way of curbing it.
THE PREMIER reportedly
criticized, albeit obliquely legal
and judicial experts who inter-
preted the law narrowly so as to
enable Kahane to enjoy a broad
area of immunity and freedom of
action. Shamir seemed to be
saying that the legal authorities
ought to have barred Kahane
from Umm El-Fahm from the
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rage 4 The Jewish Floridian of South County / Friday, September 14,1984
Abram Hits Bigoted
Nail on the Head
In his statement on relations between
American Jews and Blacks today, Morris
Abram told a B'nai B'rith International
meeting last week that certain conditions
must be met in the future if these two
minorities are to live in continued harmony.
Abram, who is honorary president of the
American Jewish Committee, has thus for
the first time demanded a quid pro quo
from the Black community in the cause of
"friendship, cooperation and mutual
In our view, this is a "first," and we are
delighted. A great deal of difficulty bet-
ween Blacks and Jews became even greater
and more difficult in the aftermath of the
pre-convention Democratic Party
presidential campaign when Jews and
Christians alike, both Black and white,
pampered presidential aspirant Jesse
Jackson's patent anti-Semitism.
When Jackson seemingly apologized in
his address to the Democratic convention
in San Francisco for his prejudicial
campaign remarks, he made unbelievable
whatever vestige of hope Jews may have
held in the apology after Jackson refused to
repudiate Louis Farrakhan, the virulently
anti-Semitic leader in the Black Muslim
Nor was there any real handling either of
Jackson or of Farrakhan by the highest
echelons of the Democratic Party itself it
refused to nail a plank into its platform
disavowing anti-Semitism in the name of
the party's fear of "offending" Jackson.
Enthusiastic Silence
Indeed, Christian America, both white
and Black, has since seemed pathetically
silent on the entire issue except for the
Republican Party at its convention in
Dallas, which of course had a field day with
Jackson, anti-Semitism and the cowardly
Democratic Platform Committee.
What Abram addressed at the B'nai
B'rith International convention was Black
silence particularly. Moreover, Abram
reminded the American Black community
that Jews had walked together with Blacks
when they were shackled by Jim Crow.
Now, he said, it is time for Blacks to un-
derstand that Jews are just as hobbled
today by anti-Semitic attacks on their race
and religion.
Instead, Abram declared, Black in-
tellectuals these days openly espouse the
despical equating of Zionism with racism,
first formulated by the Third World gang,
and are thus challenging "the very essence
of the Jewish State and the honor and
integrity of Israeli supporters including
those of world Jewry."
Perhaps more than anything, we applaud
Abram's reminder that Black silence in the
face of these anti-Semitic attacks, par-
ticularly by the Black intelligentsia, makes
it increasingly difficult for those many
"who want to continue the Black-Jewish
walk together."
The quid pro quo? Declared Abram: Stop
joining all those efforts "to paint Israel as
an outlaw nation, to be driven from the
United Nations and made fair game for
extinction." This is exactly what
Farrakhan himself has done at the UN and
elsewhere. It is Farrakhan whom Jesse
Jackson has refused to repudiate. It is this
kind of racism and anti-Semitism to which
American Blacks appear to react in
seemingly enthusiastic silence.
You want our continued friendship and
our continued support? asks Abram. Then
say it ain't so. Let there be no more Black
silent assent.
Jewish Floridian
Egypt's First President
Naguib Wanted to Put Screws on Israel
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Friday. September 14. 1984
Number 29
Mohammed Naguib, first presi-
dent of Egypt after the over-
throw of King Farouk in 1962,
died after a long illness at Cairo's
Kubbeh military hospital.
Naguib was the father figure of
the Egyptian revolution whkh
was masterminded by Col. Gamal
Abdel Nasser, then head of the
young officers conspiracy in the
Egyptian army.
Naguib was a hero of the 1948
Arab-Israeli war who rebelled
against Farouk after Egypt's de-
feat on the battlefield. His
heroism on the battlefield as
second in command of the
Egyptian troops and his anti-
British outlook made him the
rallying center of junior officers
led by Nasser. After the revolu-
tion, Naguib was for over a year
the figurehead of the army junta,
but Nasser easily outsmarted
him in a prolonged power
struggle and put him under house
IN HIS autobiography,
"Egypt's Destiny" (1965),
Naguib claimed the Egyptian
army had been supplied with
faulty weapons and that he had
been opposed to "a formal war in
Palestine and said so at every
He said nothing was to be
gained by demonstrating
Egypt's weakness, and he would
have preferred Egypt to have
confined itself to guerrilla
operations in support of the
internal Arab resistance move-
"Jewish immigration would
have been discouraged, and there
would have been no excuse, in the
absence of formal intervention,
for either recognizing Israel or
imposing an embargo on the sale
of arms to the various Arab
"We might not have won the
war, but at least we would not
have lost it as decisively as we
did. All we achieved by inter
vening openly in Palestine was to
make it possible for the Zionists
to assume the fictional but ef-
fective role of a persecuted
minority fighting for its life."
ALTHOUGH involved in a
bitter and unsuccessful power
struggle with Nasser, the real
leader of the 1962 revolution,
Naguib's memoirs showed that
there was little difference bet-
ween them over Israel, and in
their wish to see the Arab world
united under Egyptian leader-
Like Nasser, Naguib refused to
recognize Israel within the 1949
armistice lines and demanded the
repatriation of the Palestine
refugees displaced by the war. He
wrote in his book: "We cannot
accept the fact of Israel until its
government agrees to revise its
frontiers and settle the problem
of the Arab refugees in accord-
ance with the resolutions passed
by the United Nations."
Claiming that the greater part
of the 486,000 refugees could be
resettled inside Israel, Naguib
added that "the remainder can
and must be resettled elsewhere."
Israel must compensate those
whose property had been seized
and must contribute a fair share
to the cost of the resettlement
elsewhere of those who were
either unable or unwilling to be
resettled in Israel, Naguib wrote.
LIKE NASSER, too, Naguib
hoped to force Israel to give up
the southern part of the Negev
and its coastal outlet on the Gulf
of Aqaba. The port of Eilat, he
argued, was too far from the
economic heart of Israel to justify
its existence and, in any case,
Egypt would keep the Gulf closed
to Israeli shipping until Israel
had reached "equitable terms"
with its Arab neighbors.
Of his domestic differences
with Nasser, Naguib said they
were ones of tactics rather than of
strategy. Their common belief in
the Egyptian revolution had
never been an issue between
them, he said. Naguib wrote:
Nasser believed that we
could afford to alienate every
segment of Egyptian public
opinion, if necessary, in order to
achieve our goals. I believed ...
that we would need as much
popular support as we could
possibly retain ... I believed, in
short, that half a loaf was better
than none. Nasser believed in
taking greater risks than I
thought were wise in an effort to
obtain the whole loaf. It remains
for the course of history to deter-
mine which of us was right."
AS AN invited outsider the
putative leader of a young of-
ficer's successful coup, Naguib
had been lent the official role of '
authority without the power to
go with it.
Nevertheless, Naguib enter-
tained the ambition to lead the
Egyptians back to a better demo-
cratic government and almost
succeeded for when the clash with
Nasser occurred, Naguib had
acquired formidable popular
support as well as that of the
armored corps.
While the Moslem brotherhood
and the left saw Naguib as a
possible ticket to pwoer against
Nasser's autocracy, the man the
officers hand picked as their
affable docile leader was now in a
position to challenge their
authority and force the army
back to the barracks.
MIDDLE EAST watchers in
London said that the presence of
Egypt's President Hosm
Mubarak at Naguib's military
funeral on Tuesday meant that
the country's first President was
being posthumously given back
some of the popularity he enjoyed
before being deposed by Nasser
in November, 1964. \
Out maneuvered by Nasser,
Naguib was placed under house
arrest in Marg, 30 miles north of
Cairo, where he lived for many
years in a Large country house
bereft of servants or domestic
Continued on Page'9-
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Peki'in in Galilee
Goes Back Long
Way to Dispersal
Friday, September 14,1984 / The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 5
From a short distance
away, the township of
Peki'in on the border
between Western and
Eastern Galilee is hard to
pick out from the sur-
rounding rock-grey moun-
tains. The houses, built
close to each other, nestle
into the hillside for
maximum shelter from the
winter winds. Narrow
cobbled alleyways designed
to prevent the slipping of
donkey hooves are un-
comfortable for cars.
Though the last ten years have
brought electricity and bottled
gas, there are still many tradi-
tional outside ovens (Tabun) in
the yards, and there are still
women washing at the communal
well. To look at, it ia in-
distinguishable from a score of
other villages scattered round the
hillsides, but the history of
Peki'in makes it unique through-
out the whole of Israel, as it is the
only settlement which has
retained an uninterrupted Jewish
presence from before the
THE LAST remaining family
of Jews living there are the
Zinatis, Guardians of the
Synagogue. They are on excellent
terms with their Druse neigh-
bours, who incidentally saved the
Torah scrolls from marauding
Arabs gangs, but they are very
isolated. For all Jewish services,
they have to go to nearby
Ma'alot. It is a short seven kilo-
meters away, but a long walk on
a Sabbath in the summer or in
the rainy season. Now becuse of
the initiative of a middle-aged
couple of immigrants from
England, all that may be
Cyril and Flora Atkins from
Kingston on Thames, Surrey, left
their comfortable middle class
home to come to a windswept
hilltop in Galilee to build up an
establishment for the propaga-
tion of Jewish values among
Jewish youth. Their aim in
Peki'in was to educate Diaspora
youth about their heritage, but to
their surprise they found that
many local youngsters had never
had any such teaching either.
"Build up" was what they lit-
erally did. Together with the
teachers and other staff, they laid
pipes, dug ditches and mixed
cement to get the classrooms and
dormitories ready for the first
THEY ALSO entertain tourist
groups and temporary students
on seminars and courses and the
ancient village of Peki'in is
always part of the program. They
meet with the Zinatis family and
listen to the Druse mayor affirm-
ing the long and cordial connec-
tions with the Jews of the area.
They will be guided to the Jewish
cemetry, for many years cared for
by the villagers, and they will
hear that there has never been
any tension between the Jewish
residents and the locals.
Jewish life in Peki'in is well-
documented. In Biblical times it
was probably known as Baca and
stood marking the boundary
between upper and lower Galilee.
The renowned sage, Simon ben
Yohai, hid for 13 years with his
son, Rabbi Eleazer, from the
Romans in the time of Hadrian,
in a nearby cave now considered
holy. Marked graves of Rabbis
mentioned in the Talmud and the
Zohar have been found near
Under Turkish rule, it is
recorded taxes were collected
from 33-45 Jewish families,
mainly engaged in the cultivation
of silkworms, agriculture and
commerce. The cool breezes and
splendid vistas made it into
something of a resort for the
Jews of Tiberias escaping from
the torrid climate of lower Galilee
in high summer and when plague
struck in the plains in 1602
Peki'in, lapped by healthy winds,
was filled with refugees fleeing
the infection.
Refugees of a different kind
appeared in 1769 when a severe
earthquake shook Saf ad destroy-
ing a good part of the town and
killing many of its citizens. Those
Rabbis who were saved from the
devastation set up a Yeshiva for
the benefit of the town dwellers.
It was headed by Rabbi Yehuda
Continued on Pane 9-
Members of the Zinati family in the synagogue of Peki'in in
Galilee. The village is remarkable for having maintained an
unbroken Jewish presence there since before the Dispersion.
High Tuition Costs
Mortgaged Student Future
Brandeis can't rely on
wealthy alumni not yet.
WALTHAM, Mass. -
Brandeis University
President Evelyn E.
Handler says tuition costs
are leaving students with
mortgaged futures, and
this is the most important
issue in higher education
Handler, who is completing her
first year as president this fall, ia
positioning the 36-year-old uni-
versity for its first major fund-
raising campaign, with increased
student aid as a major goal.
"The first rate education that
Brandeis offers, including a
student-faculty ratio of 10-to-l,
has made it an expensive insti-
tution to support," says Handler,
who expects to mobilize the
university for the capital cam-
paign in 1966.
TUITION COSTS everywhere
are prohibitive, leaving students
with enormous loans to pay off,
and this places a heavy burden on
us to raise money for student aid,
says Handler. Financial assist-
ance of about 112 million will be
given to Brandeis students this
year, including $6 million in
direct grants raised and distrib-
uted by the university itself.
In addition, Handler says, "the
inflation rates of the 1970's are
haunting us, and deferred main-
tenance of the physical plant is
catching up with us now.
"Magnificent science facilities
have been built at Brandeis, but
we need state-of-the-art equip-
ment. And technology has made
it imperative for campuses and
presidents across the country to
develop plans for moderniza-
tion," she adds.
WHILE MOST universities
depend on alumni giving and tui-
tion for major financial support,
Brandeis is so young that the
earliest graduates are only now
reaching their peak earning
power, says Handler. Increasing
the size of the student body to
increase tuition revenue also is
out, she says, because that would
dilute the quality of a Brandeis
"We depend on non-traditional
sources for our major support,"
Handler says. That includes the
Brandeis University National
Women's Committee, which
provides support for our libraries,
and we depend on an adopted
alumni, the American Jewish
"Brandeis is a product of the
American Jewish community,
and as an institution of distinc-
tion, it is a credit to the Jewish
Ssople of America. To allow
randeis to be diminished in any
way wuld be to diminish our
After opening its doors in 1948,
Brandeis rapidly became an
institution of first rate scholar-
ship the only university
founded this century that is
grouped with the premier insti-
tutions of American higher
IT IS a liberal arts university
with major programs in the
sciences and social sciences that
attract more than $20 million a
year in government and private
research grants.
At the same time, says
Handler, Brandeis' direct contri-
bution to the Jewish community
and Jewish scholarship is un-
paralleled anywhere outside of
Its Judaic Studies department,
the largest outside of Israel, has
graduated nearly 100 PhD's. The
Center for Modern Jewish
Studies at Brandeis is conducting
research on Jewish demographics
and the problems facing Jews
today, and the Hornstein
Program in Jewish Communal
Service ia training the leaders for
today's and tomorrow's Jewish
During its early years. Handler
says, "Brandeis could not build
an endowment that would ensure
financial stability and at the
same time keep pace with the
needs of a growing and evolving
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rage o tub jewisn t iontnan of South County / Friday, September 14,1984
On This and That
Executive Director,
South County Jewish Federation
Rabbi Irving Oreenberg of the
National Jewish Resource Center
in New York is one of the seminal
Jewish thinkers in this country.
He challenges and provokes us.
He will not allow us to let our
Judaism become complacent.
It is typical of Yitz Oreenberg
that he now reminds us of an
issue that is long forgotten in the
United States. I pass along his
article on Afghanistan for your
Those who study the
Holocaust are continually tor-
mented by the record of apathy in
the rest of the world during this
debauch of evil. Recently there
was great turmoil when the
Goldberg Commission sought to
assess responsibility for
American Jewish failures to
respond. But remembering the
past is not an end in itself. And
remembering in order to scape-
goat the past is a form of patho-
logy. In the Biblical tradition, we
remember in order that behavior
be changed. "You shall not
torment the stranger for you
know the life of a stranger; you
were strangers in the land of
Egypt." (Exodus 23,9).
This past month, the press
carried reports that the boycott
and suspension of cultural offices
and exchanges between the
United States and Russia ini-
tiated by President Carter in
protest at the Soviet invasion of
Rabbi Bruce S. Warshal
Afghanistan are about to be
removed by President Reagan. In
an election year, the Reagan
administration wishes to soften
its image of being excessively
hardline on Russia. There is
constant media criticism at the
poor state of U.S.-Russian rela-
tions. Thre is no profit indeed,
there is real political cost in
maintaining pressure on the
USSR on the Afghan issue.
But is the situation in
Afghanistan better? On
thecontrary, in an attempt to
crush the stubborn guerilla
resistance, the USSR is waging a
ruthless war against civilians.
Two Russian deserters testified
in London that Russian soldiers
IDF Modifies Soviet-Made
Tanks Captured from Arabs
Israel Defense Force has modi-
fied and upgraded the Soviet-
made T-54 and T-55 tanks it cap-
tured from the Arabs in their
wars with Israel.
I sraeli military correspondents
have been shown an example of
the "Westernized" Russian-built
tank. According to Ordnance
Corps Brig. Tuvia Margalit, the
hull and turret of the original
tank have been retained, and it
thus stil has its original low shil-
The original tank treads have
also been retained, as they are
regarded as among the best in the
world, with a low attrition rate.
The upgraded tanks have been
equipped with a 100 mm. cannon
instead of the original 1005 mm.
cannon, so that the vehicle can
use locally-produced shells.
The upgraded tanks have also
been equipped with a locally-pro-
duced fire control system and a
laser rangefinder which ensures
the gunner of a first-shot hit on
his target. This reduces the
chance of a return hit by an
enemy aiming between earlier
bracketting shots. The tank is
also fitted with special weather
protection so that the firing is
more accurate.
The Ordnance Corps has com-
pleted manufacture of the
original Merkava Mark I tank,
which is now being replaced with
a Mark II model, with a mark III
already in the planning stage.
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are ordered to kill Afghan
villagers in cold blood. At a press
conference, they said: "An officer
decides to have a village searched
. What usually happened is we
found a cartridge or a bullet. The
officers said: 'This is a bandit
village. It must be destroyed.'
. The men and the young men
are usually shot right where they
are. And the women, what they
do is try to kill them with
grenades ." (The New York
Times, June 28,1984)
Dr. Claude Malurec, director of
Me'decins sans Frontie'res
(Doctors Without Borders), an
organization sending medical
teams to conflict areas all over
the world, spoke at Harvard. His
organization has equipped and
operated 12 hospitals in Afghan-
istan, four of which have been
bombed and destroyed by the
Soviets. According to Malurec:
Rather than gaining control by
seeking native support in villages
and towns, the Soviets are at-
tempting to take over Afghan-
istan by terrorizing its people.
Tactics include: pillaging and
burning villages, executing
inhabitants and, increasingly,
heavy air strikes. Mines and
booby traps dropped by heli-
copters further terrorize the
Afghans. The mines are not
designed to kill but to injure. An
injured person immobilizes
fighters and lowers morale as he
dies slowly. About 2.5 million
Afhans have fled to Pakistan and
several hundred thousand to
Dr. Malurec stressed that the
lack of news reports is the key to
Soviet strategy: "International
public opinion would never ac-
cept such enormities if it were
kept informed daily on devel-
opments," said the doctor.
The American public should be
rallying to the Afghan cause.
Instead, the exhaustion of media
interest (the story is almost five
years old), the pressure for good
news with Russia and the dovish
tendencies of the public are lead-
ing to an abandonment of the
Afghans. Of what significance
can some increased cultural
contacts with Russia or the open-
ing of cultural attache offices in
Chicago and Kiev be which are
bought at the price of indifference
to quasi-genocide in
When Hitler was considering
his destruction of the Jews, some
underlings objected that the
Nazis could not get away with it.
Hitler argued that once the
assault was made, people would
soon tire of the subject and
accept the deed. He is reputed to
have backed his argument by
referring to the Turkish massacre
of the Armenians in World War I
which had long since been over-
looked. He is reputed to have
said: "Who now remembers the
Armenians?" The silence and
short memory of the world about
that massacre encouraged the
murderous plot to destroy Jewry.
In light of its memory of the
Hlocaust, the Jewish community
should be doubly sensitive to any
brushing of the Afghanistan
story under the rug for the sake
of electoral 'politics as usual.'
Jews are known to be more
dovish and supportive of detente
than the average American voter.
Even if other Americans forget,
Jews should signal the Admin-
istration that detente attitudes
should not lead to moral apathy
to the fate of the Afghans.
Recently, a friend of mine, an
important Jewish leader, dis-
missed Commentary magazine as
'warmongering' for its coverage
of the Afghanistan story. This is
outrageous. A critical test of
Jewish morality in our time is
that our suffering sensitize us
more to the oppression of others.
Jews should know that just as
upholding constitutional rights
for minorities is good for Jewish
rights too, so does taking moral
responsibility for others increase
protection for Jews. Hillel's
summary of the Torah should be
updated as a good moral guide
for those who preserve the
memory of the Holocaust: "What
was hateful to you, do not allow
to be done to others."
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a reason why
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October Mission Nearly Full
Continued from Page 1
ides the community
pr!nv newly committed Jews who
PSXr awareness of
Jewish homeland
KT "problems: In no other
deration has it been so easy to
Savel the world. The missions
program makes it even easier.
Ed Bobick said he was con-
fident the October Mission, or-
ntd by the UJA Florida
trion. will be fuUy booked
'H?hin the next two_or_three_
ZOA Opens
The Zionist Organization of
terica has opened a speaker's
au for the South Florida
Speakers on the subject of
Israel, Zionism and American
Jewish Community will be avail-
able starting this month to any
group in South Florida. The list
of speakers includes: Alleck
Resnick. Ivan Novick, Judge
Alfred H. Klieman, David Black,
Alex Fellon, Dr. Michael Lein-
wand, Judith Leinwand all
among the top national and
regional officers of the ZOA.
Information on the speakers
and availability may be obtained
Jrom the Bureau's Director,
Tvnita L. Frank, 800 W. Oakland
Park Blvd., Fort. Lauderdale,
Fla. 33311, telephone (305) 566-
0402 or 994-1248.
18 Women
, Rabbinic
Continued from Page 1
services. One will continue a
service with separate seating for
women and no women's ritual
participation. The new service
will treat the women students as
full participants.
The student who began her
rabbinical studies in Israel is
Melody Johnston of North
Hollywood. Away the 18 entering
*the JTS rabbinical school is
Maria Shulevich, Hialeah.
THE FIRST admission of
women in the 99-year history of
the rabbinical school was made
possible by a 24-8 vote of the JTS
Faculty last October 24 at a
special meeting called by JTS
chancellor Gorson Cohen, ap-
proving admission of women to
the rabbinical school.
For all practical purposes, the
JTA was told, that vote ended a
k>ng and sometimes bitterly
divisive debate, in which a
steadily growing number of
Conservative rabbis endorsed
ITS admission of women for
ordination, while a substantial
number of JTS faculty members
were and some still remain
in adamant opposition.
Three faculty members boy-
cotted the October 24 meeting
wt the 42 present and voting
presented nearly 76 percent of
the faculty. Before that, a
commission was named by Cohen
which concluded hearings with a
recommendation that woman be
% "dmitted to the rabbinical school.
EARLIER, there had been
votes on the application of a
woman to join the Rabbinical
Assembly (RA), the association
Conservative rabbis, at two
succeeding conventions, the
application had been voted down
'or failure to get required 76
Percent majority of delegates for
such admission
weeks. He urges all those who
haven't already made the com-
mitment to "join us and your
neighbors and friends don't be
left out!"
The mission will depart from
New York's Kennedy Airport on
Sunday, Oct. 21, at 8:30 p.m. and
will arrive in Israel on Monday,
Oct. 22, at 3:15 p.m. There will be
a short ceremony at the airport,
and the tour will proceed to the
On Tuesday, participants will
visit Israel's Emergency Day
Care Program, lunch at a Youth
Aliyah Village, tour Jerusalem in
the afternoon, and have dinner
with a guest speaker from the
Wednesday will include visits
to the Herodian Excavations,
and to Kfar Saba.
A number of optional tours
including a trip to Massada
and a free evening for relaxation
or personal visits are scheduled
for Thursday.
Friday will be spent in
Jerusalem, with a visit to Yad
Vashem, and Kabbalat Shabbat
(Friday night services) at the
Western Wall.
Saturday will be a free day.
Again, optional activities will be
offered, including several Ser-
vices, a tour of the Shrine of the
Book at the Israel Museum, and
a walking tour of Jerusalem's Old
On Sunday the group will visit
settlements in the Judaean Hills,
drive through the Jordan Rift
north to the Golan Heights, and
be dinner guests at a kibbutz.
On the next day, the group will
visit an Air Force base and learn
first hand about Israel's defense
problems. The afternoon will be
free, with optional visits to Haifa
or Acre.
Tuesday's activities include a
trip to the Museum of the
Diaspora in Tel Aviv, or to the
ruins of Caeaaria, followed by a
farewell dinner and reception.
The itinerary described above
is tentative, and does not detail
all the scheduled visits and
activities. If interested, contact
Sybil Mackson, Executive
Campaign Associate, at the Fed-
eration office 368-2737.
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Page 8 The Jewish Floridian of South County / Friday, September 14,1984
Jewish Group in Support
Jesuits Battle Gays at Univ.
Jewish legal aid society is
supporting a Jesuit univer-
sity in Washington, D.C.. in
its refusal to give "university
recognition*' to two homosex-
ual student groups which con-
tend that such a refusal vio-
lates a local human rights
The suit before a lower court in
the District of Columbia, which
rejected the discrimination com-
plaint, and which is now before
the District of Columbia Court of
Appeals, is believed to be the
first of its kind, according to
Dennis Rapps, executive director
of the National Jewish Commis-
sion on Law and Public Affairs,
which filed a friend of thecourt
brief in support of the univer-
sity's position.
RAPPS SAID the brief,
though it involved COLPA in a
legal battle in which neither
contestant was Jewish, was
nevertheless in conformity with
the agency's commitment to the
principle that a university is
protected by the First Amend-
ment from any pressure to en-
dorse positions hostile to the
school's philosophy.
In the first legal test of the
issue, Justice Sylvia Bacon of the
D.C. Superior Court ruled on Oct.
14, that the local Human Rights
Act, if enforced as the Gay
People of Georgetown University
and the Gay Rights Coalition of
Georgetown University Law
Center wanted, would undermine
the normative teachings of the
Roman Catholic church and
would therefore place "an im-
permissible burden on the free
exercise of religion, as guar-
anteed by the First Amend-
The COLPA brief, drafted by
COLPA member Elliot Hoffman
of New York, contended that
"religious institutions cannot be
required to give recognition to
positions or practices which
violate long and deeply-held
tenets and this protection is of
constitutional dimension."
reasons for its unusual involve-
ment in the case, the brief
declared that "a homosexual life-
style and homosexual practices
are not only inimical to Jewish
Law and practice but also, as a
result of the direct teaching of the
Bible, the subject of particular
Rapps said the university does
not discriminate agaisnt homo-
sexual individuals in admissions,
employment and promotion,
student housing, financial aid,
class assignments, athletic
programs, grants of honors or
awards, use of the university's
placement service or in any
related way.
The gay student groups are
permitted freely to exist and to
carry on activities on campus
to hold meetings, to invite guest
speakers, to advertise their acti-
vities in university publications
and on campus bulletin boards
and they have done so, Rapps
HE DECLARED that what
has been denied them is official
"university recognition" and
possible financial support which,
as the lower court found, is
defined by the university as "the
endorsement of ... activities
At VNations
Blum Raps Phony Inquiry
(JTA) Israel has charged
at the Security Council that
the 15-member Council was
convened because Lebanon,
which requested the meet-
ing, to try to divert atten-
tion away from the growing
chaos and unrest in the
north and central parts of
Claiming that "there was not
the slightest justification" for the
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opened the meeting, called for
implementation of past Security
Council resolutions to get Israel's
troops out of south Lebanon. In a
sharply worded statement, the
Lebanese representative assailed
the continued Israeli occupation
of South Lebanon.
He charged that the civilian
population in south Lebanon has
been living under "a continued
state of terror" because of the
"excesses of Israeli occupation."
He demanded that Israel "lift its
siege" of south Lebanon.
Blum reiterated Israel's claim
that it wants to withdraw from
Lebanon as soon as proper
security arrangements to prevent
terrorist attacks against Israel
are set. But, he added, "Israel
will not sit by and permit anyone
to incite, arm and direct terror-
ists to mount attacks against it."
DIPLOMATIC sources at the
UN said that Lebanon will ask
the Council to adopt a resolution
calling for immediate and
complete Isreli withdrawal from
Lebanon and demanding that
Israel relax its measures against
the civilian population in south
Lebanon. According to the
sources, the Lebanese will seek a
relatively moderate resolution,
without even condemning Israel,
in order to avoid a United States
undertaken by a specific club
and which requires that an
organization aid "the univer-
sity's educational mission."
The COLPA brief declared that
"while COLPA does not presume
to understand the nature of
Catholic teaching on homo-
sexuality, it does share a common
concern with Georgetown
University that the con-
stitutionally-protected teaching
of any religion not be compro-
mised by a compulsion from any
source, to accept homosexuality
as an approved form of social
The brief argued also that the
lower court rejection of the suit
properly protected the First
Amendment rights of George-
town University from the "at-
tempted intrusion" by the D.C.
Brandeis President Handler
Worried by Tuition Costs
Continued from Page 5
BUT NOW, with a graduate
and undergraduate enrollment of
3,500 and 90 buildings spread
across a 250-acre campus,
"Brandeis, for the time being,
has reached an optimum size, and
we need to concentrate on sta-
Toward that end, Brandeis
secured four endowed chairs of $1
million each during Handler's
first year in office, endowments
which are especially important to
a university, says Handler,
because "they allow us to recruit
and retain the highest caliber
scholars for our faculty."
In addition, and despite the
stiff competition among top
notch colleges for the best
students, applications for admis-
sion to Brandeis for this acad-
emic year were up 20 percent over
last year.
Handler attributes this, in
great part, to recognition of the
university's "understanding and
commitment to its Jewish roots
intellectual, moral and ethical
goals that have created a great
American university which
remains true to the philosophical
precepts of its founders.
"That is the liberal arts tradi-
tion at Brandeis. It is the concern
that sutdents who pass through
here are able to think critically,
that their lives be broadened by a
humanistic education, and that
they are able to analyze, write
and express themselves."
LAUNCHED IN the mid-20th
Century with a hand-me-down
castle and little else, Brandeis
University inaugurated its new
president on October 9, 1983,
while marking the 35th year of an
unparalleled adventure in educa-
Dr. Handler was inaugurated
as Brandeis' fifth president at
Boston's Symphony Hall, the
site of founding president Abram
L. Sachar's inauguration October
Dr. Handler, a biologist and
former president of the Uni-
versity of New Hampshire, says
that "Brandeis is and always will
be a place for people to come to
learn how to learn and how to
apply knowledge.
"At a time when there is great
stress on technology, we tend to
forget that specific training in
technology is outlived very
"We have to train young
people to think critically, to learn
to analyze information and to use
their planning skills."
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eminent Rabbis
Urge Return to Moral Values
LLO ALTO, Calif -
[) Two prominent
have urged Jews to
to the basic moral
bs of Judaism, and to
those values in deal-
with the social
leins that concern the
U society today.
[>ng those problems, they
the condition of the poor
the unemployed, schools,
hg, nuclear proliferation,
fight of privacy, capital
Ijment. abortion and the
Lion of death.
[>bi Harold Schulweis, of
Beth Shalom, a Conserva-
^nagogue in Encino, Calif.,
tabbi Saul Berman, who
nonth will assume the post
bior rabbi at the Lincoln
. Synagogue in New York
Bin Orthodox Synagogue,
he principal speakers at a
i of the ninth annual
ence of the Coalition for
stives in Jewish Education
Rabbi Brian Lurie, executive
director of the Jewish Federation
of San Francisco, Marin county
and the Peninsula, served as
moderator of thedialogue.
THE CAJE conference at
Stanford University here,
brought together almost 2,000
Jewish educators from the
United States, Canada, Israel,
England, Australia and Mexico.
Schulweis maintained that "a
backlash of Holocaustal
memories" had "unleashed a
cynical suspicion of gentiles and
a repudiation of the universalism
and liberalism within the Jewish
"The pendulum has swung
wildly toward a new Jewish
toughness," he said, "toward a
de facto disavowal of all claims
on Jewish energies to struggle for
others. There is a vital need to
correct this swing of the pen-
dulum toward parochial
rench Relations With PLO
Reported At All-Time Low
MS (JTA) -
|e's relations with the
re at an all time low.
tinian spokesmen are
ling the French
lment and especially
lent Francois Mitter-
)f "double-talk" in the
|le East.
usually reliable French
Le Monde reported from
that Palestinian anger is
it PLO chief Yasir Arafat
efused to meet French
;n Minister Claude
ion. The paper said the two
confer in Tunis where
son was scheduled to arrive
>ut Arafat told the French
is too busy to meet him."
I confirmed by French
latic sources, the
linians are worried about a
^le rapprochment between
and Damascus. Syrian
ent Hafez Assad has
Arafat and the PLO out of
Syria and backed the anti-Fatah
opposition during last year's
inter-Palestinian fighting in
notrhern Lebanon. Mitterrand is
scheduled to pay an official visit
to Damascus before the end of
the year.
Le Monde correspondent in
Tunis quoted PLO leaders as
warming that the French
Socialist Administration is using
"double-talk" in its Mideast
dealings, implying that it is
telling each side what it wants to
The Palestinians also violently
complain that the French are not
keeping them informed of their
various diplomatic contacts nor
about their intentions to launch a
dipomatic initiative, in con-
junction with Israel's Labor
Party, if it succeeds to form the
next government.
THE PARIS-based weekly
Afrique-Asie, known for its
reliable information on Arab
affairs, says in its current issue
that Assad has invited Mit-
terrand to Damascus "to try and
break his support for Arafat and
the PLO."
That "To ignore the universal-
istic dimension in Judaism is to
ignore the meaning of Jewish
monotheism. God is meleeh ha
olam king of the universe
and all the inhabitants thereof.
To mock Jewish universalism is
to miss the meaning of God's
creation of the whole universe."
The Rabbi supported his
contention by extensive quota-
tions from Biblical, Talmudic,
and post-Talmudic sources,
including the Biblical injunction
that there should be "one law for
the home-born and for the
stranger that lives among you,"
and the Talmudic directive to
"feed the hungry of the gentiles,
visit the sick of the gentiles, and
comfort the bereaved of the
gentiles together with the Jewish
poor and afflicted."
Schulweis warned that
"Jewish parochialism after the
Holocaust makes a mockery of
our justifieable outrage agaisnt
churchmen and statesmen who
would not act to protect Jews
because it would compromise
their narrow religious and secular
we against such corporate
selfishness," he queried, "when
we defend our own behavior and
attitude with the same squinting
Berman, while agreeing that
"there is a need for a reemphasis
on the universalism of Jewish
obligations," added that he
"would not, however, predefine
the Jewish approach to social
issues as necessarily consonant
with what passes for American
He said he did not think that
"the Jewish approach on issues
such as abortion or definition of
death, or even equality, would
necessarily conform to what we
would describe as liberal. The
issue is not a return to liberalism
as much as it is an honest return
to Jewish roots."
Jewish involvement in the
social problems that confront
society, Berman declared, is "not
a matter of philosophical or
esthetic preference, but is a
matter of religious obligation.''
As an example of how Jewish
law relates to contemporary
issues, Berman turned to the
subject of abortion. The con-
temporary debate on this issue,
he said, "has been conducted
between those who, on the one
Dn t inued from Page 5
with the atmosphere in
and began to dream of
zing the Jewish potential
Vhere once a considerable
nity flourished, they think
|ld do so again.
have begun in a small
kd and included such
j)her8 and intellectuals as
[Jacob of Vilna, Rabbi
pofer author of Edut bi
and Rabbi Reuven
v, author of Ahavat Zion.
9, during the Arab riots,
f the 60 people who had
hng in Peki'in were driven
The Zinatis were the only
[who managed to retain
[pperty and goods. Their
?ives round the synagogue
N and their memories of
V In 1948, the population
^ of 800 Druse, 242
"s, 68 Muslims and the
Some of the Arabs left
f area became part of the
ptkins family, like the
tiaitors, were very im-
Friday, September 14,1984 /The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 9
as against the needs of the living
mother. While Jewish law does
describe certain patterns of
situations in which abortion is
not permissible such as for
purely socio-economic reasons,
and like-wise describes certain
situations in which abortion is
certainly permissible, such as
where there is threat to the life of
the mother nevertheless most
situations require case by case
determination based on the
peculiarities of the needs in-
Berman declared: "We must
draw on that Jewish wisdom to
enrich the public debate in
America and to elevate the moral
standards of the country."
hand, insist that the fetus is a
living person, and those, on the
other hand, who insist that the
fetus is entitled to use her body in
accordance with her own will.'
JEWISH LAW Berman said,
"has traditionally rejected both
these opinions. It insists that the
fetus becomes a living person at
the moment of birth, while simul-
taneously insisting that no
human being is fully entitled to
injure of destroy any part of her
own body at will."
"While eliminating these
extreme positions," he continued,
"Jewish law affirms the need for
careful case by case evaluation of
therights of the potential person
U.S. Says Israeli Withdrawal
'Must' Focus on Security Needs
WASHINGTON (JTA) The State Department
has stressed that the United States continues to believe
that Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon "must be" in
tandem with provisions for security of Israel's northern
"Lebanon has been and is a tortured country with all
kinds of problems," State Department spokesman John
Hughes said. "To a large extent, those problems are
caused by the presence of foreign forces of different
HUGHES SAID THAT the United States' goal
remains "the removal of all foreign forces from Lebanon."
He noted that Israel was not only foreign force there,
although he did not directly name Syria. But he stressed
that another United States goal was that the "security of
Israel's northern border must be in tandem" with Israeli
withdrawal from south Lebanon.
Hughes had no comment on the nited Nations
Security Council hearing on Lebanon's complaints about
Israel's activities in south Lebanon. "We hope for a
constructive outcome of the debate," he said.
Naguib Intended to Put
The Screws on Israel
Peki'in Jewish Presence
Goes Back Long Way
way by holding Kollel meetings
in the old Synagogue, restored a
century ago, and hope to expand
the school premises into some of
the empty buildings attached to
it. This has been tried by small
groups or individual families in
the past but without success
because the attempts were not
properly organized. A long term
plan to set up a workable popula-
tion in a place so long neglected
by Jewish settlers, needs a lot of
foresight and knowledge of the
possible snags.
Even the most dedicated
pioneers are reluctant to make
long-term commitments for
themselves and their children in
such primitive and inconvenient
surroundings unless the future
holds out different perspectives.
Once there are elementary faci-
lities for a decent life, a number of
people have indicated willingness
to start their lives afresh here.
The air is clean and unpolluted,
the scenery is magnificent, but
above all the sense of belonging,
of the continuation of history
motivates the rehabilitation of
the ancient sites of our fore-
Continued from Page 4
He was allowed to settle in
Cairo only in 1970 following
Nasser's death. But President
Anwar Sadat still continued to
back Nasser's version of the
power struggle in the early years
of the junta. Although he wrote
another volume of memoirs,
Naguib continued to remain in
the twilight.
It was only under Mubarak
that a more favorable light was
focused on the aged Naguib, with
controversial extracts from his
memoirs appearing in leading
Egyptian newspapers.
3 IDF Wounded,
Taken to Hospital
Israel Defense Force soldiers
were wounded in south Lebanon
Wednesday when a roadside ex-
plosive was set off as their conv-
oy passed by two miles south-
west of Marjayoun. The wounded
men were taken to a hospital in
Israel, while soldiers searched the
Israelis Off
To Russia
TEL AVIV (JTA) Israeli
tennis players will be going to the
Soviet Union at the end of next
month to take part in matches in
the finals for the World Davis
Cup. News of the Soviet agree-
ment to the participation of
Israelis was transmitted to the
Israel Tennis Federation by the
International Tennis Federation
in London, which had received a
cable from Moscow stating that
the Israelis would be invited to
the matches, to be held in the
Ukraine, and requesting personal
details of the Israeli players.
Temple Sinai
Of Palm Beach County
2475 W. Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach
Member U.A.H.C. (Reform)
Held Each Friday Evening, 8:15 p.m.,
Professional Staff Bar/Bat Mitzvah Training
U.A.H.C. Curriculum OUR THIRD YEAR
KULANA Young Family Group Available.


i ue Jewish r lonaian oi &outn countv tnaav. beDtember 1.1984
The'jewish Floridian of South County / Friday, September 14,1984
Organizations In The News
Hadassah Ben Gurion will hold
their opening meeting of the
season on Thursday, Sept. 20 at
12:30 p.m. at Temple Emeth,
5780 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray.
They will be highlighting Jewish
holidays with music and com-
mentary. Refreshments will be
Hadassah Boca Maariv Cen-
tury Village West will have their
first meeting of the season on
Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 12:30
p.m. in the Administration
Building. An interesting meeting
is planned and their new officers
and board members will discuss
new projects. For further infor-
mation, please call Selma 483-
3253 or Nettie 482-9085.
Hadassah Shira Delray will
hold their first meeting of the
season on Wednesday. Sept. 19
Dead Sea Project
After an exciting Israel Bond
New Leadership board meeting,
Chairman Shelley Boothe an-
nounced that the next Home
Forum wil be on Sept. 23, 7:30
p.m., at the home of Gary and
Brenda Sapir. Featured at the
event will be a fascinating
presentation on a medical project
being conducted at the Dead Sea.
Drs. Brent Schillinger and Gary
Schorr will show slides and
present the project findings.
The board is composed of
professional and business people
who are concerned about Israel's
survival. "In addition, the group
provides a tremendous network-
ing system for local people," said
Mrs. Boothe. "The organization
appeals to people in the 25 to 50
range who are interested in meet-
ing others with similar back-
grounds, as well as staying
abreast of current conditions in
The Board is an open group
anxious to have anyone who is
interested join in the organiza-
tion of the planning sessions.
"The group is interesting and
exciting. Our meetings are
animated, and we really have a
wonderful time together," said
Ken Stern, past Chairman.
Anyone interested in attending
the Sept. 23 meeting or joining
the board, can call the Israel
Bond office Director, Julie
Jackson, 368-9221.
The board includes: Gail and
Stephen Asarch, Shelly and Bill
Boothe, Jack Jackson, Joselyn
Launer, Marcia Needle, Brenda
and Gary Sapir, Susan Schulz,
Carol and Ken Silver, Renee and
Sheldon Stein, Asti and Ken
Jewish Day School Is State
Champ In Physical Fitness
The South County Jewish
Community Day School has been
named Florida's Physical Fitness
Champions for the 1983-84 school
The Day School, with an en-
rollment of 174 pupils, qualified a
higher percentage of students for
the Presidential Physical Fitness
Award than any other school in
the state. The award program is
sponsored by the President's
Council on Physical Fitness and
Sports, and by the American
Alliance for Health, Physical
Education, Recreation and
Burt Lowlicht, principal of the
school, told the "Floridian" he's
proud of the achievement by
instructor Barry Stevens, the
able assistance from Bill Hanie,
and the students achievements.
"We look forward to an expanded
program as we will have access to
the better facilities of the new
Jewish Community Center," he
No Funds for Jewish Theatre,
European Parliamentarians Told
Three members of the
European Parliament who
asked the European Econ-
omic Community's Execu-
tive Commission to allocate
funds to subsidize a
Yiddish theater in Western
Europe were told that there
is no money for such a
The three European
Parliament members German
Christian Democrats Ernst
Mueller-Hermann and Wilhelm
Hahn and German Socialist Olaf
Schwencker pointed out in a
letter to the EEC Commission
that there are no Yiddish theaters
in Western Europe and that the
only Yiddish theaters outside
Israel are in Warsaw, Bucharest
and Moscow.
THE LETTER also noted that
only 50 years ago the Yiddish
theaters were flourishing institu-
tions, but in the subsequent
decades they, along with the
Yiddish language, began a preci-
pitous decline and by now have
all but disappeared from the
The World Council for Yiddish
and Jewish Culture, headed by
Yitzhak Korn, a member of
Israel's Labor Party and a former
MK, the Arts Academy of West
Berlin, and a group of individuals
representing various arts and
cultural groups are trying to
create a center for a Yiddish
theater in Western Europe.
The three parliamentarians
said in their letter that there is a
possibility of establishing such a
center at the Hebbel Theater in
West Berlin, which is presently
vacant. From this center, tours of
the EEC member states could be
organized. That was the reason,
the European Parliament
members said, for requesting
financial aid aimed at "safe-
guarding the Yiddish tradition
which represents one of the facets
of European diversity."
THE EEC Executive Com-
ission, in its reply, declared that
it was fully aware of the im-
portance of Yiddish culture in
Europe, but added that the
EEC's financial aid in the field of
regional languages and culture
"can unfortunately be only
extremely modest" and depends
on criterions and priorities listed
in various European Parliament
at the Adult Recreation Center,
801 NE 1st St., Delray. A game
show "Jewish Trivia Pursuit"
will be featured. Collation and
boutique at 12:30 p.m.
B'nai B'rith Women Naomi
Chapter will hold their next
meeting on Monday, Sept. 17 at
12:30 p.m. at Temple Emeth,
5780 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray. A
surprise program is planned and
refreshments will be served.
Pioneer Women Kinneret
Chapter will hold their opening
meeting of the season on Mon-
day, Sept. 24 at 12:30 p.m. at the
Palm Greens Clubhouse on Via.
Delray, Delray. Slides depicting
the care given over 20,000 chil-
dren in day nurseries, child care
center and day-night homes in
Israel will be shown.
National Council of Jewish
Women, Boca-Delray section will
hold their first meeting of the
season on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 8
p.m. in the Boca Teeca Audi-
torium. The meeting is entitled
"Men Dishing It Out or
Doing The Dishes." The meeting
will feature couples exloring
man's response to the woman of
today. The moderator of this
discussion will be Ryna Mehr, an
NCJW member. For further
information, please call 368-1256.
B'nai Torah Sisterhood will
hold their first meeting of the
season on Wednesday, Sept. 19
at 7:30 p.m. at the synagogue.
1401 NW 4th Ave., Boca. The
program will be "Jewish Family
Living" with speaker Rabbi
Theodore Feldman. Entertain-
ment by Barbara Roberts and the
B'nai Torah Choir. The Judaica
shop will be open.
Women's American ORT Pines
of Delray North Chapter will hold
their first meeting on Monday,
Sept. 17 at the Delray Adult
Recreation Center, 801 NE 1st
St., Delray. The program will
feature Sarah Filner in a biogra-
phical dramatization on the life of
Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Bagels and coffee will be served.
Guests are invited. This meeting
is at 12:30 p.m.
Women's American ORT
South Palm Beach County Re-
gion are sponsoring a trip to New
Orleans from Oct. 31 to Nov. 5.
The trip includes stops in Talla-
hassee, passes to the World's
Fair, visits to the Garden District
and French Quarter and a cruise
down the Mississippi. To insure
good accommodations, please call
in your reservations now to
Sylvia 272-4031 or the Region
office 393-6254.
Women's American ORT will
hold their first meeting of the
season on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at
12:30 p.m. at the American
Savings Bank, Delray.
Women's American ORT Boca-
Delray Chapter will hold their
first meeting of the season on
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 8 p.m. Their
speaker will be Marion Green an
Interior Decorator from Marion
Concepts. For further infor-
mation, please call Connie at 994-
Temple Emeth Singles will be
taking a trip to the Copacabana
Dinner Show in Miami on Sun-
day, Sept. 23 at S23 per person
including transportation. For
reservations, call Lilly Metsch
Temple Beth Shalom Sister-
hood of Century Village West will
hold their next meeting on Mon-
day, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. in the
Administratioin Building, second
floor. There will be many new
attractions in the boutique and
refreshments will be served. For
further information, please call
Tillie 482-2783 or Sylvia 482-
At the Sept. 14 service, the
officers of Temple Sinai will be
formally installed. Led by
Samuel Rothstein, President,
they will formally affirm their
devotion to the aims of the
congregation and Judaism.
Anahei Shalom Oriole Jewish
Center Sisterhood will hold their
first meeting of the season on
Monday, Sept. 17 at 9:30 a.m. in
the American Savings Bank, W.
Atlantic Ave., Delray. Coffee will
be served. For further infor-
mation, call 498-3126.
Community Calendar
September 16
Temple Beth El Solos meeting 10 a.m. Temple Emeth Singles
Board meeting 9:30 a. m. B'nai B'rith Noah Lodge meeting 9:30
a.m. .-
September 17
Women's American ORT Pines North meeting 12:30 p.m.
Anshei Shalom Oriole Jewish Center Sisterhood meeting 9:30
a.m. Women's American ORT Sandalfoot meeting 1 p.m.
B'nai B'rith Naomi meeting 12:30 p.m.
September 18
Women's American ORT Boca Delray Board meeting 8 p.m.
National Council Jewish Women Boca Delray meeting 8 p.m.
B'nai B'rith Delray Lodge 2965 meeting 7:30 p.m. Hadassah
Delray Board meeting 10 a.m. B'nai B'rith Boca Teeca Lodge
Board meeting 9:30 a.m. American Mizrachi Women Amit
meeting 8 p.m. Women's American ORT All Points meeting
12:30 p.m. Anshei Shalom Oriole Jewish Center meeting 9:30
September 29
Hadassah Shira meeting 12:30 p.m. Women's American ORT
Region Board meeting 10a.m. Hadassah Boca Maariv meeting
12:30 p.m. B'nai Torah Sisterhood meeting 7:30 p.m
September 20
Hadassah Ben Gurion meeting 12:30 p.m. Pioneer Women's
Kinneret Board meeting 10:30 a.m. Temple Beth El Sisterhood
meeting 12 noon Temple Beth El Board meeting 8 p.m.
Temple Emeth Brotherhood Board meeting 10a.m.
September 23
Community Relations Council Brunch 11 a.m.
New Leadership 7:30 p. m.
Israel Bondt^
Religious Directory
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'
Evening services Monday through Thursday 5:15 p.m.
16189 Carter Road 1 block south of Linton Blvd., Delray
Beach, 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
5 p.m. Phone 499-9229.
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.
333 S.W. Fourth Avenue, Boca Raton, Fla. 33432. Reform.
Phone-391-8900. Rabbi Merle E. Singer, Assistant Rabbi
Gregory S. Marx. Cantor Martin Rosen. Shabbat Eve
Services at 8 p.m. Family Shabbath Service at 8 p.m. 2nd
rnday of each month.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 340015, Boca Raton, Fla. 33434.
Conservative. Located in Century Village, Boca. Daily Services
8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday 8:45 a.m. and 5:15 p.m., Sunday
8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Rabbi Donald David Crain. Phone: 483-
5557. Joseph M. Pollack, Cantor.
5780 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, Fla. 33445. Con-
servative. Phone: 498-3536. Rabbi Elliot J. Winograd. Naftaly
A. Linkovsky, Cantor. Sabbath Services: Friday at 8 p.m.,
Saturday at 8:45 a.m., Daily Minyans at 8:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.
4?5i.W .A^tantic Ave ** Congress Ave. and Barwich
Road), Delray Beach, Fla. 33445. Reform. Sabbath eve
services rnday at 8:15p.m. Rabbi Samuel Silver, President
bamuel Rothstein, phone 276-6161.
K8l,fwtt2!! 221? Bdmar Na 1101- ** R*. Fla.
WHW Orthodox services held at Boca Teeca Country Club
Auditorium Yamato Road, Boca Raton, every Friday, 7:30
D^tchSapnot^^.9:3 Bm- Mh***v- **bi M-rk>
Services at Center for Group Counseling, 22445 Boca Rio Road,
Boca Raton, Florida 33433. Reform. Rabbi Richard Agler.
Sabbath Services-Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 10:16 a.m.
Sm?.addreM-860 Glade8 Road< Sui* 1C, Boca Raton, FL
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'Silent no more'
Soviet Jewry update
Leningrad refusemk
Ps petitioned Soviet
Ities, seeking reunification
lieir loved ones in Israel in
ince with international
|jents ratified by the
Citing words used by
President Konstantin
_io, they called for
ig an atmosphere of trust
Inations" to advance their
The appeal was signed by
KELBERT, and the
tir emigration between 1979
31 and have since received
I refusals.
;har zunshain's
was rejected at a nine-
hearing during which
he, his wife TATYANA
| lawyer was present. In an
to justify the decision,
curator claimed that
,'s acts were "hostile to
net regime," and that he
to cooperate with
" Three weeks earlier,
met with Tatyana and
Bter and parents, and
them that the authorities
t break my spirit."
nwhile, the collective
strike on his behalf
led. Fasting on successive
[Y (7-24), LEV
JOROVSKY (7-26),
/GENY LEIN (7-29), LEV
fSKAYA (7-31), and IOSIF
(ltyfive Jews left the
Union in July, continuing
rate of emigration for
Oct. 1st extension for
|K duty prepaid parcels to
/iet Union applies to pack-
ready received by shipping
ps. No more packages are
IF BEGUN was hospital-
>r a "checkup" in the
of Vsesviatsk, near the
I camp YURI TAR-
|LSKY was placed in
confinement on July 17th
stricted to receiving food
kes only twice per year .
lained restrictions were
laced on ANATOLY SH-
|ANSKY, cutting the
of letters he can send out
|ne a month to one every
lonths. halving his daily
I to one-half hour, and
him from the camp's
isa's YAKOV MESH and
irassed for travelling to
}p celebrate LEV
"^s release. Liberman's
JYA, was interrogated by
authorities, who asked
^she was "not working."
that she could not find
her profession, they
1 her, in what may have
l oblique reference to labor
they would arrange
wnt m more dwtant
Mesh's car was damaged
absence from Odessa by
fn persons.
wife, ADA have been
over 12 years for permis-
emigrate to Israel. The
rs have a 10-year-old
DANA, who has lived
fe as a refuaenik. The
striving to be reunited
FA s mother, Miriam, and
P 40 other relatives, who
|'n Israel.
Entitled "Roah Hashanah
Visitors for Soviet Jewry," and
innovative program manual for
High Holy Day services
dramatizes the lack of religious
freedom for Jews in the USSR by
retelling the stories of six refuse-
niks. Other measures are added
to the service to heighten the
congregation'8 awareness of what
it is like to be a Jew in the Soviet
Union. Conceived by Rabbi leon
Adler of Temple Emanuel in
Kensington, Maryland, the
booklet was published by the
Union of American Hebrew
Congregations for its Commis-
sion on Social Action of Reform
Judaism. Copies are available at
$2 each by writing to: Albert
Vorspan, UAHC, 838 Fifth
Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021.
The national Soviet Jewry
Hotline is (212) 689-6719.
This is provided as a service by
the Community Relations
Council of the South County
Jewish Floridian.
Malaysia Charged
With 'Lamentable,
Blatant' Racism
Chiles Appointed to
Israel Friendship League
Sen. Lawton Chiles, D-Fla.,
has been named "honorary
sponsor" of the America-Israel
Friendship League.
Welcoming the appointment,
Chiles commented: "On a per-
sonal basis, anyone who has ever
lost a good friend knows how
devastating that can be. A close
relationship nurtured over a long
period of time can never be re-
placed. This is the kind of
friendship Israel and the United
States have enjoyed, and we
must work hard to preserve it."
To foster understanding and
strengthen the American-Israeli
bond, AIFL helps develop com-
munity-based educational and
cultural programs focused on
Israel, programs involving
Christian and Jewish Americans
alike. It also sponsors visits to
Israel for American functionaries
from key groups and conducts
exchange programs for young
people from the two countries.
Sen. Chiles joins 12 other
At a United Nations
session here, Malaysia has
been accused of a "lament-
able exercise of blatant
racism and religious
discrimination" over its
efforts to force the New
York Philharmonic
Orchestra to drop from its
program a musical work by
a Jewish composer based
on a Habrew theme.
Daniel Lack, speaking on
behalf of the World Jewish
Congress and B'nai B'rith,
blasted the action of the
Malaysian government at a
session of the UN Human Rights
subcommission on the eliminatio
of religious intolerance.
LACK SAID "religious in-
tolerance is openly avowed when
... a world renowned symphony
orchestra is forbidden to perform
a work by a Swiss American
composer because of his Jewish
ancestry and the fact that the
work has a Hebrew title."
He told the delegates that this
is not the only instance of anti-
Jewish discrimination in the
world. "The boycott conducted
by members of the League of
Arab States against Israel,
directed against nationals of
other countries solely by refer-
ence to their Jewish faith" is a
"particularly disquieting and
obnoxious example of racial and
religious discrimination," Lack
Senator Lawton Chiles
United States Senators who are
honorary sponsors. Some others
among that special group are
former Florida Governor Reubin
Askew, former President Gerald
Ford, Democratic Presidential
nominee Walter Mondale and
U.S. House Speaker Thomas P.
(Tip) O'Neill.
He pointed out that the United
States, France, Belgium, Holland
and Luxemburg had adopted
laws against discrimination on
grounds of race and religion
which make such practices a
punishable offense.
IN SYRIA, Lack stated, "its
small Jewish population of 4,000
persons is kept hostage in a
harshly restrictive environment
of discrimination and oppres-
sion." In an apparent reference to
the Soviet Union, he noted that
"in the case of one large national
Jewish minority, the teaching of
Hebrew is systematically banned
... as part of a regrettable
practice of denial of adequate
religious facilities."
Lack concluded by citing posi-
tive instances "of model national
action to foster religious intol-
erance." In Italy, negotiations
are being concluded between the
Jewish community and state
authorities providing for equality
of treatment in religious affairs.
Similarly, Spanish authorities are
presently in the process of
concluding an agreement with its
Jewish community guaranteeing
its rights and status.
Lack asked that these positive
developments be viewed "as il-
lustrative of the standards to be
emulated by other states in the
promotion of understanding,
tolerance, and respect with the
fundamental right to freedom of
thought, conscience and
task force of the federal Depart-
ment of Agriculture and the New
York State Kosher Law Enforce-
ment Division is collecting
evidence against the owner of a
multi-million dollar whole-sale
firm supplying kosher and non-
kosher meat in the Catskill resort
area in the belief that the owner
has been selling non-kosher meat
as kosher to many hotels in that
Sources who asked not to be
quoted by name said that the
New York State Department of
Agriculture and Markets, parent
agency of the Kosher Law En-
forcement Division, had seized
more than 1,000 pounds of
suspect meat at the wholesale
factory in Woodridge, N.Y. The
sources said that the confiscated
meat would be part of the
evidence against the wholesaler.
Efforts to determine whether
the wholesaler would get a
hearing on the charges with a
possible fine or face criminal
charges were futile. James Mc-
Cormick, compliance officer of
the federal Agriculture Depart-
ment, said he could not comment
on the matter at the current stage
of investigation.
Rabbi Shulem Rubin, director
of the State Kosher Law Enforce-
ment Division, gave the same
reply to questions about when
the task force probe began and
how long the wholesaler had been
engaged in the alleged violation
of the state's protection law
against fraud in distribution of
kosher products.
Ben Gurion U. Launches Faculty
And Student Exchange Program
Ben-Gurion University of the
Negev and San Diego State Uni-
versity in California have com-
pleted agreements establishing
faculty and student exchange
programs between the two
schools, announced James B.
Baer, President of the Florida
Area for American Associates
Ben-Gurion University and
Henry Brenner, Boca Raton-
Delray Beech, Chairman for
Ben-Gurion University
President Shlomo Gazit summed
up the goal of the student ex-
change program as "promoting
international friendship and
world peace by stimulating and
supporting educational activities
and projects among students
from the United States and
The agreement developed out
of the visit to Israel earlier this
year of San Diego State's Dean of
the Graduate Division, James
Cobble. It is the University's
first exchange program in the
Middle East.
"Ben-Gurion University was
established in 1969 to further
David Ben-Gurion'8 dream of an
institution of higher education in
the Negev. The University has
become a major force in the
development of the region, which
is 60 percent of the land of
Israel," explains Brenner on
behalf of AABGU.
The American Associates Ben-
Gurion University of the Negev
promotes the developent of the
University through American
Feds, Kosher Law Unit
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Temple Sinai
Of Palm Beach County-Delray Beach
Professional Staff-Bar/Bat Mitzvah Training
Visit us at our Temple Complex
Occupancy August 1984
2475 W. Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach
Sabbath Eve Services Fridays 8:15 p.m.
Rabbi Samuel Silver officiating
For all Temple information, Phone 278-8181

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