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CHILDREN OF IZIEU: Jewish children pose for a souvenir
mapshot in 19US at the children's home in Izieu, east of Lyon. The
ndup of these children is one of the main charges against Nazi
rou
AP/Wide World Photo
war criminal Klaus Barbie now standing trial in Lyon. Of the UU
children and seven adults arrested and deported in 19JW, only one
person survived.
Barbie Trial
Won't Solve Mystery of Who Squealed on Kids
By EDWIN EYTAN
LYON (JTA) A 43-year-
old mystery was raised at the
trial of Klaus Barbie last week
as witnesses testified about
the arrest and deportation to
death camps of 44 Jewish
children sheltered at a former
summer camp in the village of
Izieu, near Lyon, in April
1944.
The youngest was five, the
oldest 17. All perished, as did
the six adults arrested with
them. Barbie, the wartime
Gestapo chief in the Lyon
district, is accused of having
ordered the arrests and, accor-
ding to one witness, was at the
railroad station to watch the
children herded into boxcars
for Auschwitz.
But none of the witnesses
could answer the question
which has puzzled French
authorities for more than four
decades: Who denounced the
children to the Gestapo?
BARBIE WAS not in the
prisoner's dock last Wednes-
day (May 27). After being
brought to court under protest
the day before to be formally
identified by six witnesses, he
was returned to St. Joseph
Prison, where he intends to re-
main for the duration of the
trial. French law allows defen-
dants to be absent from court.
Barbie claimed that right on
May 13, the second day of his
trial.
The four witnesses who ap-
peared recalled that on April
Continued on Page 3
State Dep't.
Hopes
Pollard Case
Will End
Espionage
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
WASHINGTON (JTA) -
The State Department has ex-
pressed the hope that the
reports issued at the conclu-
sion of two official Israeli in-
vestigations into the case of
Jonathan Pollard will prevent
any further spying by Israel on
the United States.
"We hope that these reports
will contribute to the ensuring
that espionage activities like
Pollard never occur again,"
Phyllis Oakley, a State Depart-
ment spokesperson, said.
Oakley said the U.S. had "no
specific comments to offer" on
the reports issued by a
Knesset intelligence subcom-
mittee, headed by Labor MK
Abba Eban, and a
government-appointed com-
mittee, made up of Zvi Tsur, a
former Chief of Staff, and
Yehoshua Rotenstreich, a pro-
minent Tel Aviv lawyer. She
noted that the U.S. had not
seen the official findings, only
the reports in the press.
"THE RESPONSIBILITY
for following up the conclu-
sions of these reports lies with
the government of Israel,"
Oakley said.
The findings of the
m-
Continned on Page 7-
Shin Bet Slam
Will It Encourage New
Rounds of Terror?
By HUGH ORGEL
TEL AVIV (JTA) The
Supreme Court's condemna-
tion of methods used by the
Shin Bet to obtain confessions
has resulted in widespread
reproach for the top secret
security agency which some of
its operatives fear will only en-
courage terrorists.
The court offered its
criticism in a ruling which
overturned the 1981 convic-
tion of former Israel Defense
Force officer Izat Nafsu, who
was serving an 18-year prison
sentence for espionage and
treason. NafsU was found guil-
ty by a military tribunal on
evidence provided by the Shin
Bet, also known as GSS
(General Security" Services).
IN HIS APPEAL to the
Continued on Page 6-
A smiling Izat Nafsu leaves the Supreme
Court in Jerusalem last week (May 2l>) after
being partially cleared of his original convic-
tions of treason, espionage and transfer of
military equipment to the enemy. His release
confirmed Nafsu's eight-year-old claim that he
JTA/WZN News Photo
had been framed by Israel's General Security
Services. Nafsu, a former IDF Lieutenant,
has already served seven and a half years of
his original 18-year prison term, and intends
to sue the state for wrongful imprisonment.
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Hall of Remembrance perspective of the pro-
posed United States Holocaust Memorial
Museum, which the Federal Commission of
Fine Arts rejected last Friday, saying that the
museum'8 hexagonal-shaped memorial pro-
trudes too far into the street.
make it disarming either,"
said Freed.
"(The museum) was not a
design easily reached. It was
tested 14 or 15 times and the
Hall kept getting smaller until
it was three quarters of its
original size," he said.
But although the members
of the Commission of Fine
Arts praised the minimalist
style of the building, they
agreed with chairman Jay
Carter Brown, who said "a
standard urban design
shouldn't protrude into the
parking space."
ONLY STATE SEN. Roy
Goodman of New York City,
who left before a final vote was
taken, suggested that the
plans be approved, noting that
"because of the unusual nature
of it (the museum), it can be set
back a little and given further
exposure than conventional."
The rejection by the Com-
mission is the latest of a series
of conflicts in construction of
the museum which came to a
head last December with the
resignation of Nobel laureate
Elie Wiesel as chairman of the
U.S. Holocaust Memorial
Council.
Another bone of contention
was voiced at Friday's
meeting by Werner
Hasanberg, an economist and
Holocaust survivor, who is ob-
jecting to the naming of dif-
ferent sections of the museum
after contributors.
But members of the U.S.
Holocaust Memorial Council
are expecting that Freed's
plan, which was approved by
the Council on April 28 and
still needs to be cleared by the
Capital Planning Commission
meeting next month, will even-
tually be approved by the Com-
mission of Fine Arts.
"I DON'T consider it (the
Commission's rejection) a set-
back," said Museum Director
Arthur Rosenblatt. "It was the
first appearance of the plans
and no one knew what would
be said."
Rosenblatt said "extraor-
dinary progress" has been
made in construction of the
museum and he still hopes to
break ground by fall. At that
rate, the museum could be
finished by 1992.
Fine Arts Body
Rejects Holocaust Museum Design
By JUDITH COLP
WASHINGTON (JTA) -
Members of the Federal Com-
mission of Fine Arts rejected
Friday designs for the U.S.
Holocaust Memorial Museum,
saying that the museum's
hexagonal-shaped memorial,
the Hall of Remembrance, pro-
trudes too far into the street.
But the architect, James
Freed of I.M. Pei, New York,
said he is concerned that
changing the plans will make
the memorial look like an ad-
junct to the adjacent govern-
ment buildings.
"The memorial will be
treated like an office building
which does honor neither to
the office building nor the
museum," said Freed, who
told reporters after the
meeting that he was "very
disappointed" by the Commis-
iion's reaction. "I'd rather not
lo it at all than make it look
like the office buildings," he
explained.
FREED SAID there might
have been a "misconception"
among members of the Com-
mission that could be resolved
before the matter is voted on
again June 19.
Freed's design calls for an
atrium-like Hall of Witnesses
to function as the focal point of
the five-story, block-long
museum, which will have three
flights of permanent exhibi-
tions, a learning center, ar-
chives, library and an interna-
tional computerized data
retrieval center. The building
would encompass 250,000
square feet.
The Holocaust museum,
which will cost an estimated
$45 million to $50 million to
build, will be located on Raoul
Wallenberg Plaza here and
stand between the Auditor's
Building and the Bureau of
Printing and Engraving. Also
planned are a large plaza with
a grove of trees, water and
reflecting pond.
Freed, a German refugee
who was appointed architect
for the museum in November
1986, said he was completely
stuck on how to proceed with
the project until he visited the
Nazi concentration camps.
"IT WAS AN extraordinary
challenge to make a building
that would fit into Washington
and explain the unusual nature
of its contents," said Freed. "I
realized that a Holocaust
museum is like other buildings
in that it is didactic and it
teaches, but it is very different
from other buildings in that it
deals with horrible and un-
thinkable things."
The most striking and con-
troversial part of the building
design is the Hall of Remem-
brance, connected to the
museum, which would feature
a skylit ceiling. It would be
simply done with a wall for
candles and seats.
"The Hall of Remembrance
is the only neutral, con-
templative part of the
building. You can't make it a
pleasant place, but you can't
Metzenbaum, Dole Urge Shultz
To Review F-15 Sale to Saudis
WASHINGTON (JTA) Sen. Howard Metzenbaum
(D., Ohio) and Senate Minority leader Robert Dole (R.,
Kan.) are urging Secretary of State George Shultz to recon-
sider his desire to sell F-15 jets to Saudi Arabia.
IN THE LETTER to Shultz, the Senators say, "we
have no desire to see a divisive and rancorous fight on the
floor and we want you to understand how broad and deep is
the concern in the Senate."
The Reagan Administration announced last week that
it is postponing the sale of the 60 F-15s to Saudi Arabia un-
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Barbie Trial
Won't Solve Who Squealed on Kids
APAVide World Photo
WITNESS: Leon Reifmann in Lyon at the Palais de Justice,
where he testified last week at the Klaus Barbie trial. Reifmann is
the only survivor of the raid on the Jewish children's home in
Izieu, east of Lyon, in 19U- The raid is the mam item on the
charges of crimes against humanity in the Barbie trial.
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The Glatt Kosher Raleigh Hotel, 1777 Collins Avenue, Miami
Beach announces the inauguration of the "Golden Age-Quality
Living" program. "This heralds a new ^n"n* foT^!X
Beach said Asher Zwebner, owner/manager of the hotel, ine
Raleigh has a long history of bringing quality to its guests, and
this is just another step in that direction."
The "Golden Age-Quality Living" program combines the lux-
ury of hotel accommodations with congenial, personalized atten-
tion in an environment enriched by social and cultural activities,
warm friendships and excellent cuisine. "This is a new program
and I'm very excited about it," says Program Director Ira
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The beachfront Raleigh has been recently renovated, and the
work is continuing.
Continued from Page 1
6, 1944, at 9 a.m., the children
at Izieu were sitting down to
breakfast when a truck with
six German soldiers arrived,
followed by a civilian car with
three Gestapo agents.
Pleadings were of no avail.
Forty-five children one of
them a non-Jew, was released
shortly afterwards were put
aboard the truck along with
the six adults who staffed the
shelter. They were taken to
prison in Lyon where, after a
brief stay, they were sent to
Auschwitz. Two of the children
were shot there, and 42 died in
the gas chambers.
ONE OF Wednesday's
witnesses, Leon Reifmann, is
the sole survivor of Izieu. He
was 17 in 1944. He alone saw
the truckload of soldiers drive
up to the shelter and managed
to climb from a window and
hide in underbrush until the
convoy drove away.
The person or persons who
tipped off the Gestapo remain
unknown. France Culture, a
state-owned radio station,
reported last week that it was
the Mayor of Izieu who wrote
to Gestapo headquarters de-
nouncing "the Jewish
character" of the shelter.
The father of the non-Jewish
boy released after the raid is
also suspected. He was ex-
ecuted by the French
underground immediately
after the war for collaboration
with the Nazis.
Another possible suspect is
Lucien Bourdon, a farm
worker at the time, who disap-
peared from Izieu several days
after the arrests. He served
during the final months of the
war as a guard in the Saar-
bruck concentration camp in
Germany, where he was ar-
rested by American forces.
Bourdon, still alive, has been
summoned to take the stand at
the Barbie trial. In the search
for the real culprit, some
observers may recall Pierre
Laval, the Prime Minister in
the Vichy government, who
was executed for treason after
the war. Laval is known to
have complained that the
Vichy police were lax in sear-
ching French orphanages for
children of "Jewish blood."
Moshav Resident, 65, Shot
By Terrorist in Gaza
TEL AVIV (JTA) A
65-year-old resident of Moshav
Netivot in the Negev was
fatally shot by a terrorist in
Gaza early Monday morning.
It was the second assault on
Israelis in Gaza in the past
week.
The victim, Moshe Jarussi,
was buried Monday afternoon.
Police detained several Jewish
settlers in the area who attack-
ed Arab workers after the
killing.
Jerussi was shot in the
stomach at close range while
driving into Gaza with his son
to pick up workers for his farm
at about 5:30 a.m. local time.
His assailant fled. He was
taken by helicopter to a
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was pronounced dead on
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Primary Charge
Against Barbie
A somewhat bleared amateur snapshot
appears in our A section this week. It is a
fihoto of the Jewish children in a special
zieu home 45 of them, and one non-Jew,
who was released shortly afterward. Taken
to prison in Lyon, the 44 others were sent to
Auschwitz after a brief stay.
Two of the children were shot in
Auschwitz, and the 42 remaining died in the
gas chambers. There was one survivor, a
Leonard Reifmann, who appeared to testify
last week at the Klaus Barbie trial in Lyon.
More than any other, the raid on the Izieu
home is a primary charge against Barbie
that he is guilty of crimes against humanity.
But Barbie, except for his brief return to
court last Tuesday (May 26), refuses to be
present anymore at his trial.
Rights of the Tortured
This is, as we have already suggested in
these columns, one of those facts of life in
the French justice system, where persons
charged with crimes have the right to re-
main in jail rather than to be confronted by
their victims.
It is also a fact of life in the radical ter-
rorist background of Barbie's attorney, Jac-
ques Verges, who undoubtedly mastermind-
ed Barbie's decision to stay away.
But one problem with this is that Barbie's
victims the pathetic few who are still liv-
ing, as well as the dead do not have the
satisfaction that would come from confron-
ting the beast in his chains.
We cannot fault the French system and its
view of the rights of the accused. But we can
only hope that, in the end, this system also
bears in mind the rights of those tortured
and killed at the hands of Klaus Barbie.
Get Going on Memorial
It was a shocker to learn that the United
States Holocaust Memorial Council's design
for a National Holocaust Memorial Museum
has been rejected by members of the
Federal Commission of Fine Arts in
Washington.
At issue is the hexagonal memorial, the
Hall of Remembrance, which is connected to
a five-story museum structure featuring a
sky-lit, atrium-like Hall of Witness.
According to members of the Federal
Commission who voted thumbs down, the
Hall of Remembrance sticks too far out into
the street.
We hope that the appropriate design
changes are made and accepted quickly so
that the project can move forward. We also
hope that the Holocaust Memorial Museum
suffers no further agony such as the kind
currently being suffered on Miami Beach
where, apparently, a Holocaust Memorial in
our own community has become a political
football.
State Dep't. Treacle
The State Department's reaction to the
Jonathan Pollard report, which blames
Israel's entire Cabinet for the unfortunate
spy occurrence, is pure treacle. The Depart-
ment hopes that the report of the Knesset's
Foreign Affairs and Security Committee
will stop further spying by Israel on the
United States.
The reason it is treacle has nothing to do
with any attempt here to excuse the es-
pionage fiasco in the first place. Rather, it
shows utter insensitivity to the fact that the
United States has itself done a heap of spy-
ing on Israel and, further, that spying is a
fact of life in the international community
even among friends.
More to the point is that the United States
is privy to a lot of information about Middle
East matters that would substantially help
Israel, its supposed ally, in warding off the
mischief that Israel's Arab neighbors there
never give up trying to foment.
But this information is rarely passed on to
Israel, since the United States wants
everyone to understand that it also main-
tains, or attempts to maintain, friendly rela-
tions with these nations, as well.
Getting More Than We Give
As columnist George Will has already sug-
gested, this sad fact must be balanced
against the loads of critical intelligence in-
formation, not to mention war materiel
technological information, that Israel has
garnered in its various wars against the
Arabs and promptly passed on to the United
States a casual matter of Israeli life that
has given our country critical insights into
Soviet weapons design.
What the U.S. apparently wants is to
have all espionage activity its own way and
to get uptight when it doesn't. In the end,
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Will has observed, "we get more than we
give" so far as Israel is concerned. And so
for the United States to bleat about Israeli
espionage is really treacle, pure and simple.
What's A Solicitation?
Reagan And North Need A Lesson
By JIM SHIPLEY
There's a thing about lunch
in a restaurant on a rainy day.
For some reason, the noise
level drops a few decibels.
Maybe it's that folks like to
take their time when it rains
and at the same time are not
quite so strident. I don't know.
I do know that this day as I
entered the emporium of corn
beef and conversation, it had
that feel to it. And outside it
was pouring.
There, at the usual table, sat
the usual group. Old is a
relative term. There were in-
deed plenty of total years
represented around that table.
There was the usual pecking
order based on the position of
the leader, Shmuel Ben
Zalman. But the energy level
in the group, even on a sub-
dued, rainy day, belied any age
classification.
BEN ZALMAN waved to
me as I entered. I made my
way through the tables, runn-
ing the usual gauntlet of two
head waiters and aggressive
bus boys. "Gentlemen, a good
rainy day to you. What is the
special, and what is the
subject?
"Solicitation." Ben Zalman
pronounced it like the title to a
poem he was about to recite.
"We are today discussing
what is a solicitation and what
isn't. You got an opinion?" He
raised an eyebrow in a feat of
separate muscular control that
would have done Marcel
Marceau proud.
"Well," I jockeyed the huge
menu, "solicitations. I don't
like to make them, but I do. I
don't like to be solicited but I
am. A necessary fact of Jewish
life."
"NAH," Ben Zalman
dismissed my opening state-
ment with a wave of an old
veined hand. "This solicitation
we are discussing, is not a
Jewish one. Oy! Could we give
those guys some lessons!"
"Lessons?" I queried. "To
whom lessons?" The soup ar-
rived. Always better on a rainy
day, even the outside
temperature is eighty-two.
"Lessons," replied Ben
Zalman, "to Reagan and
North. When Jews make
solicitations, not everybody
knows it but you wouldn't
forget, would you?"
"But Shmuel, the President
says he didn't make a solicita-
tion." "Maybe he didn't. But I
know how it would work if it
was the Temple or UJA." Ben
Zalman pushed back from the
table and got both hands and
arms into the act.
"King Fahd, that momzer,
comes into the office right?
Ronald asks Bob McFarlane to
leave, right? Then he turns to
Fahd. 'So,' he says, 'you've
been giving a million a month
to the contras, King. Very
generous gift.' 'And not easy!'
says the King. 'Not with oil
prices down. Business stinks,
Mr. President.'
"WELL,4 says the Presi-
dent, 'things are tough here
too. I can't get money from
Congress, but the need goes
on. You know King, how it is.'
'You're looking for an in-
crease?' The King raises his
voice."
Shmuel was smiling now,
almost chuckling. "So, Reagan
says: 'Look, I'm not going to
tell you what to do. Let your
conscience be your guide. I'm
going to leave this card on the
desk. I'll go have a little talk
with the boys at defense. You
know, where you get your
missiles? Then I'll come back.
OK?'
"So, he comes back in a few
minutes and says: I wouldn't
even look at your pledge. I'm
sure you did the right thing.
Thanks for the increase and
have a good day.' "
I STOPPED my spoon in
mid slurp. "Shmuel, that's not
a solicitation?"
Both eyebrows this time.
"By us yes. By him, maybe
not. Oo, and take Ollie North.
So he goes to a parlor meeting,
and he makes a speech. Just a
speech, right? And then like all
our guest speakers he sits
down, no pitch. And the chair-
man stands up and says: 'We
all heard what Ollie had to say.
Now, I'm not going to call
cards. But we know why we're
here.' So, the designated
shlemiel gets up and says: 'I
believe in you, Ollie and here's
my check!" Legal? That I don't
know. But we know it works,
right?"
We all stood up to leave. It
was still raining. "And you
really believe that's the way it
was done?"
Shmuel put a hat almost as
old as he on his head and
squinted at the Florida rain,
Continued on Page 10-
Our Readers Write: Kennedy Should
Rethink His Polish Vow
EDITOR,
The Jewish Floridian:
When President John Ken-
nedy said "Ich bin ein
Berliner," he identified
himself with the city and not
with the German murderers.
Sen. Edward Kennedy, on
his recent visit to Poland
stated, "Ja jestem Polakiem'''
(L *?i a Pole)- The Senator
should invest some time and
acquaint himself with the ac-
tive participation and coopera-
tion of those "God-fearing
Poles" in the Nazi atrocities.
Because of their "en-
thusiasm," concentration
camps and crematoria were
built in Poland, causing the
deaths of millions of innocent
victims. After the war, they
staged a pogrom in the city of
Kielce to eliminate the
survivors.
I am a survivor, and Senator
Kennedy's lack of sensitivity is
heartbreaking.
MRS. GIZA FALIK
Hallandale
FlorKiaN
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Volume 9
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More Consumers
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A History of Kosher Quality
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Empire Kosher poultry costs a little
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Jefferson National Bank
Opening Ceremonies June 8
Jefferson National Bank will
open its first Palm Beach
County facility Monday, June
8, with ribbon-cutting
ceremonies scheduled for 9
a.m. at 21302 St. Andrews
Boulevard at Town Square
Center, west of Boca Raton.
Jefferson Bancorp, Inc., a
publicly-held bank holding
company, was granted a
charter for Jefferson National
Bank west of Boca, marking
the first move of Jefferson out
of its Dade County base in its
25-year history.
Arthur H. Courshon was
elected chairman of the board
and Barton S. Goldberg was
elected president of the new
Jefferson National Bank, br-
inging to the financial institu-
tion two of the most experienc-
Fear Terrorism
Will Rise
Continued from Page 1
high court, Nafsu, a Circas-
sian, charged the evidence was
fabricated and that his confes-
sion was extracted by illegal
means. The justices bore him
out and ordered his immediate
release from prison.
In an interview published in
Yediot Achronot last Wednes-
day (May 27), the former head
of the GSS investigations
department, who is still known
only by his code name
"Pashosh," was quoted as say-
ing: "Nafsu is speaking the
truth about how we treated
him in the investigation .
The investigation was con-
ducted quickly, like any in-
vestigation dealing with ter-
rorism We lied out of
necessity. However, there was
no falsification of testimony,
but neither was this an in-
vestigation conducted accor-
ding to law."
Pashosh stated further, ac-
cording to Yediot Achronot,
that the terrorists now know
the GSS is in disarray, "that
GSS investigators are not
working. The Nafsu affair will
lead to an increase in
terrorism."
He added, "Perhaps the
Israeli nation thinks that a dif-
ferent investigation method
must be found, that one
mustn't make promises or
threats to the person under
investigation ..."
THE NEWSPAPER
Maariv, commenting on the af-
fair, cautioned that "critics
must remember that when the
GSS is ordered to expose at all
costs, prevent at all costs, cap-
ture the murderers immediate-
ly, there is also a price for this
Continued on Following Page
ed bankers in South Florida.
Courshon, who has headed
Jefferson National Banks
since their inception, founded
Washington Federal Savings
and Loan Association, one of
the state's largest when it was
acquired by First Nationwide
Savings several years ago. He
has held key Federal Govern-
ment advisory positions for
both domestic and interna-
tional banking operations
under three Administrations.
Goldberg, an attorney as is
Courshon, has served as presi-
dent of Jefferson National
Bank in Miami Beach for near-
ly two decades. He is past
president of the Miami Beach
Chamber of Commerce, served
as first vice president of the
United Way of Dade County
and is an officer and trustee of
Mount Sinai Hospital and
Medical Center.
State, county and city of-
ficials will join with leaders of
the Boca Raton business and
civic communities at Monday's
opening event, which is being
coordinated by Joseph G.
Snyder of Boca Raton, senior
vice president of the new Jef-
ferson National Bank.
Courshon said Jefferson will
introduce its trend-setting
Gold Card account program to
Palm Beach County, which
provides personalized banking
services to both commercial
and personal accounts. Free
limousine service to and from
the bank is offered to Gold
Card customers, Goldberg
said.
"We intend to maintain the
same standards of community
commitment and involvement
which we have established in
Greater Miami," Courshon
said. "The steady growth of
the Boca Raton area as a fine
community in which to live and
work convinced our board that
Jefferson National Bank
should be a significant part of
the financial community
here," he added.
Herman Herat Honored By Florida
Federation of Stamp Clubs
Herman Herst, Jr., interna-
tionally recognized Boca
Raton philatelist, was recently
guest of honor at a party at the
Colonnades in Palm Beach,
sponsored by the Florida
Federation of Stamp Clubs.
Some 50 couples attended
from all parts of the country,
some as far away as California
and Texas.
The event celebrated two
thirds of a century of service
to philately as a stamp dealer.
Several presentations were
made, including the dedication
of two large aluminum exhibit
frames, for use at Interna-
tional Philatelic Exhibition,
each with a plaque in honor of
Mr. Herst. Other awards in-
cluded a crystal polar bear for
the Herst collection of
porcelain polar bears, the gift
of the stamp collectors of
Puerto Rico.
Guests at the party included
Mrs. Herst, and Mrs. Herst's
daughter, Mrs. Gail Busch, of
New York.
The Hersts are among the
earliest members of Temple
Beth El of Boca Raton. Mr.
Herst served on the Board of
Trustees in 1974, and Mrs.
Death in Israel
TEL AVIV (JTA) Jews
who die in the West Bank or
Gaza district will be registered
as having died in Israel, accor-
ding to a new policy adopted
by the Interior Ministry,
Maariv reported.
Herst is the Immediate
President of the Temple.
Past
33,000 Dieters Slim Down On
Rotation Diet Sponsored By Publix
Publix Super Markets have been responsible for a lot of
personal losses occurring during the past five weeks in
Southeast Florida.
Since April 23, more than 33,000 people have joined in
Publix's Rotation Diet promotion, a nine-week community
weight-loss program.
During the first four weeks of the promotion, Publix
Director of Public Affairs and Public Relations Clayton
Hollis estimates that 33,000 people in eight counties
(Monroe, Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie,
Okeechobee and Indian River) received free Rotation Diet
materials. The diet promotion is now in its fifth week, and
Hollis says information is still being distributed at a fast
pace from Publix in-store Rotation Diet Centers.
"We are extremely pleased with the response and par-
ticipation by Publix shoppers," Hollis said. "Publix spon-
sored the diet as a community service and our shoppers
have proven their interest in a healthy diet."
Emily Hines, a representative at Rotation Diet Head-
quarters in Nashville, estimates that 412,500 pounds have
been lost to date by Rotation dieters in Southeast Florida,
based on 33,000 participants dieting for one three-week
rotation period.
"Follow-Up research and spot checks of male and female
dieters on the Rotation Diet revealed that an average of
12V2 pounds per individual is lost in the first three weeks,"
Hines said. "National research also showed that for every
piece of Rotation Diet material distributed, three copies
were made and passed out to family members and friends."
. This is especially good news to the American Cancer
Society as Publix is donating two cents per pound lost and
recorded at the in-store Rotation Diet Centers to their
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Friday, June 5, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 7
Gen. Harish
Tells Police To Eye Phony Evidence
TEL AVIV (JTA) At-
torney General Josef Harish
instructed the police last Fri-
day (May 29) to open an in-
vestigation into whether
agents of the Shin Bet
presented false evidence to a
military court which convicted
former Israel Defense Force
officer Izat Nafsu of treason
Fear Terrorism Will Rise Again
As Conviction Is Overturned
Continued from Preceding Page
demand. They work in a com-
plex and tense system .. The
political and judicial echelons
have refrained from sullying
their hands with marginal mat-
ters such as obtaining confes-
sions from a tough defendant,
of the turning in of an active
terrorist squad by one of its
members .
"The recent affairs are liable
to create a know-nothing
phenomenon (within the GSS)
which will limit their success.
The first sign of this is already
manifest in the field."
The media also quoted senior
GSS officials as saying the
Nafsu episode belongs to the
past, that there has been a
thorough housecleaning in the
Pollard Report
Continued from Page 1
vestigations cleared Premier
Yitzhak Shamir, Foreign
Minister Shimon Peres,
Defense Minister Yitzhak
Rabin and his predecessor in
the post, Minister-Without-
Portfolio Moshe Arens, of
direct knowledge of the
Pollard operation.
But the conclusions stressed
they had ministerial respon-
sibility for what occurred.
Rabin and Arens were par-
ticularly criticized for lax
supervision of Lekem, the in-
telligence unit that recruited
Pollard to spy in the United
States.
Pollard was arrested outside
the Israel Embassy here Nov.
25, 1985. He was sentenced
last March 4 to life. His wife,
Anne, was given a five-year
prison term as an accessory.
THE Rotenstreich-Tsur
report was particularly critical
of Rafael Eitan, head of
Lekem, and Air Force Col.
Aviem Sella, who recruited
Pollard to spy on the U.S.
Eitan has since been appointed
head of Israel Chemicals, the
largest government-owned
company.
Sella was appointed com-
mander of an Israel Air Force
base, but in the wake of U.S.
criticism and a declaration
that no American official
would deal with that base, he
resigned the post.
"We have always said that
we are concerned about the
treatment of those individuals
involved in Pollard's es-
pionage, and the government
of Israel undertook to hold
such persons to account,"
Oakley said.
She denied reports in Israel
that Rabin would cancel a
scheduled trip to Washington
because of the committees'
conclusions. Sh' saiii there
w;is "no connection" between
the Rabin visit and the Etraeli
HnditiflB.
agency and that new instruc-
tions have been issued
establishing explicit norms for
the interrogation of suspects
and the conduct of the
interrogators.
and espionage in 1981.
The conviction was over-
turned by the Supreme Court,
and Nafsu was released from
prison where he had served
early seven years of an 18-year
sentence. The court, in its rul-
ing, affirmed Nafsu's charges
that he was convicted on
evidence fabricated by the
Shin Bet and that his confes-
sion was extracted by illegal
means.
Harish's decision to order a
police investigation runs
counter to the wishes of
Premier Yitzhak Shamir who
prefers a government inquiry.
LAST FRIDAY Shamir
named former State Com-
ptroller Yitzhak Tunik, and
former Mossad chief Zvi Zamir
to comprise a commission of
inquiry into the operational
methods of Shin Bet and make
recommendations.
MK Mordechai Virshubsky
of the Shinui Party said that a
governmental inquiry would
deal only in generalities and
not blame individuals for
misconduct. He said op a
television interview that he
would file a complaint with the
police against Yossi Ginossar.
Nafsu gained his freedom by
admitting, in a plea-bargaining
arrangement, that he failed to
inform his superiors of con-
tacts he had with officials of
the Palestine Liberation
Organization.
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Page 8 The Jewish Floridian of South County/Friday, June 5, 1987
Weekly Portion-NasoJune 6
By RABBI
PINCHAS ALOOF
Anshei Shalom, Delray Beach
LEVITES AND THEIR
DUTIES (continued)
Supervision over the
transport duties of the Ger-
shonites and Merarites was en-
trusted to Ithamar, the
youngest son of Aaron. The
total number of Levites bet-
ween the ages of 30 and 50
came to 8,580.
To preserve the sacredness
and purity of the camp hallow-
ed by the presence of G-d,
lepers, persons with other
forms of uncleanness and
those temporarily unclean
through contact with a dead
body, were secluded from its
precincts.
Three Divine laws were now
given in which the priest
played an important role:
LAW OF RESTITUTION
A person who confessed to
having wrongfully retained his
neighbor's property had to
make restitution by adding
one-fifth to the original value
and bringing a guilt-offering to
G-d in atonement for his sin. If
the rightful owner had died,
leaving no heirs, the repay-
ment was to be made to the
priest.
ORDEAL OF JEALOUSY
A husband who suspected
his wife of infidelity could take
her before the Priest, bringing
an offering of barley meal. The
Priest took holy water from
the laver and mixed it with
dust from the floor of the sanc-
tuary. She had to confirm on
oath, administered by the
priest, that if she be guilty she
would suffer harmful effects
after drinking the 'waters of
bitterness.' The wording of the
oath was written on a scroll
and washed off in the water.
The woman then drank it and
if she was guilty, consequent
physical deformities bore
witness to her unfaithfulness
and she was accursed among
her people. If she was inno-
cent, no injuries resulted and
she was promised the blessing
of motherhood.
THE NAZARITE
Those who voluntarily took a
vow to become completely con-
secrated to the service of G-d
for any length of time, were
obliged to abstain from wine
and strong drink, not to cut
their hair, and not to defile
themselves through contact
with a dead body, even that of
a near relative. If they did ac-
cidentally defile themselves,
they had to shave their heads,
bring atoning sacrifices which
were offered up by the priest,
and recommence the period of
the vow. When this had ex-
pired they were required to br-
ing certain sacrifices, their
heads were shaven and the
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hair burnt underneath the
sacrifices. After the priest had
performed additional
ceremonies, the Nazarite was
freed from any restrictions,
and returned to normal life.
PRIESTLY BLESSING
The priests were directed to
use a definite formula, when
blessing the people: The L-rd
bless thee, and keep thee; The
L-rd make His face to shine
upon thee, and be gracious un-
to thee, The L-rd lift up His
countenance upon thee, and
give thee peace.
OFFERING OF THE
PRINCES
The Tabernacle had been
erected and sanctified on the
first of Nisan in the second
year of the Exodus. The 12
'princes,' i.e. leaders each
representing his tribe,
presented jointly a gift con-
sisting of six covered wagons
and twelve oxen for the
transport of the Tabernacle
and its contents. The Ger-
shonites, who carried the
tapestry, were allotted two
wagons and four oxen and the
Merarites, in charge of the
heaviest material four wagons
and eight oxen. The
Kohathites received none as
their duty was to carry the
holiest vessels on their
shoulders. In addition, each
prince on 12 successive days
brought an identical gift of
gold and silver vessels,
sacrificial animals and meal-
offerings.
BIRTH OF SAMSON
An angel appears before the
wife of Manoah of the tribe of
Dan telling her that she will
bear a son, and instructs her to
abstain from strong drink and
unclean food. The boy is to be
reared as a Nazarite (a subject
dealt with in the Sidra) and
will begin to save the Israelites
from the power of the
Philistines. She tells her hus-
band of her experience and in
response to his prayer G-d
again sends the angel, who this
time is seen by Manoah. The
angel repeats his instructions,
refuses the offer of food or to
reveal his name, and ascends
in the flames of the altar on
which Manoah offers a
sacrifice to G-d. Eventually a
son is born and is given the
name of Samson.
Shabbat Shalom

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Organizations
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AMIT WOMEN
"AMIT WOMEN" Beer-
sheva Chapter will meet on
Wednesday, June 10 at the
American Savings Bank,
Kings Point, Delray Beach at
12:30 p.m. Rebbitzen Frances
Sachs will install the incoming
slate of officers. All are
welcome. Refreshments will be
served.
MAE VOLEN
SENIOR CENTER
Parisian born Roger Hols-
tein, with years of experience
in the TV Studios of
I Hollywood, Calif, and Mon-
treal, will be conducting an Ac-
ting Workshop for Junior High
and High School level
students. These classes will be
held at the Mae Volen Senior
Center at 1515 W. Palmetto
Park Rd., Boca Raton beginn-
ing on June 11 at 9 a.m. Some
of the students may be
selected to perform in the
Drama Club December produc-
tion of Meredith Willson's
"The Music Man."
Young people wishing to
register for those classes
should do so by contacting
Joanne Weppner at 395-8920
in advance of the first class.
Registration is $30 for seven
weeks. Sessions are three
hours each.
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Weekly Port ion-Bahaalotecha-June 13
By RABBI
PINCHAS ALOOF
Anshei Shalom, Del ray Beach
DEDICATION OF THE
LEVITES
Aaron was entrusted with
the duty of arranging the
seven lamps of the Menorah so
that the light projected for-
wards. Before formally enter-
ing upon their duties the
Levites underwent a ceremony
of purification by cleansing
themselves and their
garments, and were presented
by Moses to the whole com-
munity. Within the Tabernacle
itself various symbolic acts
were carried out which
signified the dedication of the
Levites to their sacred service.
Additional regulations provid-
ed a probationary period for
the younger Levites from the
age of 25 (they became fully
qualified at 30). Those over 50
were permitted to assist their
younger brethren in non-
essential duties.
SECOND PASSOVER
The first Passover in the
wilderness was observed on
the 14th day of the first
month. Supplementary legisla-
tion instructed those who were
ever prevented from par-
ticipating in the paschal
sacrifice at the proper time,
either because of uncleanness
or absence from home whilst
on a journey, to celebrate the
festival on the 14th day of the
second month (Iyar).
DEPARTURE FROM SINAI
Whenever the cloud arose
from the Tabernacle, it was
the signal for the camp to con-
tinue its journey. Moses was
commanded to have two silver
trumpets made, the sounding
of which also gave the signal to
march, and they were used, in
addition, to summon the whole
congregation to the Sanctuary
(the princes only, if one
trumpet was sounded); to
sound the alarm before battle
and to proclaim joyous occa-
sions such as Festivals and the
New Moons.
After a stay at Sinai of
almost a year, the lifting of the
cloud gave the signal for the
Israelites' departure. Hobab
(Jethro) was urged by Moses,
his son-in-law, to act as a guide
on the journey, but he refused
as he preferred to return to his
native land, Midian.
THE PEOPLE COMPLAIN
Discouraged by their past
experiences and the probable
dangers in store for them, the
people began to complain bit-
terly. G-d's anger was aroused
and He caused a fire to break
out among them causing ter-
ror and destruction. It only
abated in response to Moses'
prayer and the place was thus
called Taberah (burning).
On another occasion
demands for meat food were
led by the 'mixed' multitude
(i.e., aliens who had escaped
from Egyptian bondage by
joining the Israelites), for the
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now falling gently. "Who
knows? That's now we would
do it and call it what you will.
Except they don't use guilt for
a tool. I don't think. Right,
Boyckick?" He laughed, clap-
ped me on the back and headed
out to the elements.
Israelites had tired of the man-
na which had become their
staple diet. Moses felt that the
responsibility was too much
for him and in despair en-
treated G-d's help. In reply he
was told to assemble 70 elders
at the Sanctuary who would
assist in sharing his burden
and upon whom G-d would
bestow part of the Divine
spirit resting on Moses. As far
as the people's complaint was
concerned, food would be pro-
vided in such abundance that
they would come to loathe it.
The elders, whom Moses
selected, stood near the Sanc-
tuary and seized on that occa-
sion only with the feeling of
spiritual ecstasy, began to pro-
phesy. Two of them, Eldad and
Medad, had not responded to
Moses' summons and remain-
ed in the camp. They, too, felt
the urge to prophesy even
though they had not come out
to the Sanctuary. Moses was
informed and Joshua, jealous
for his master's authority, ask-
ed him to restrain Eldad and
Medad, but he showed true
greatness in replying 'Would
that all the L-rd s people were
prophets,' worthy of receiving
the Divine spirit.
The wind brought an
abudance of quails from across
the sea, but the people
displayed such gluttony that
they fell upon the food and
G-d, in anger, smote them with
a severe plague. The place
where this occurred was called
Kibroth-Hattaavah (graves of
lust).
JEALOUSY OF AARON
AND MIRIAM
At Hazeroth, the next
halting place, Miriam and
Aaron spoke slightingly of
Moses because he had married
a Cushite woman, and claimed
equal authority since they too
had received Divine inspira-
tion. Moses, a man of great
humility, remained silent, but
G-d descended in a pillar of
cloud and called Aaron and
Miriam to the Tabernacle
where He rebuked them for
their presumption. Though
Divine revelations were
sometimes made to other pro-
phets through visions or
dreams, Moses' position was
unique since he was the only
person to whom G-d directly
revealed His will. When the
cloud departed, Miriam was in-
fected with leprosy and Aaron,
after confessing his error,
pleaded with Moses for their
sister's recovery. Miriam,
although healed at the in-
tercession of Moses, was
isolated for seven days outside
the Camp (the minimum period
for the isolation of the leper)
before being re-admitted to
the community.
After this the camp moved
to the wilderness of Paran.
HAPHTARAH Zechariah II,
14-IV, 7
THE VISION OF THE
MENORAH
Zechariah bids the people re-
joice for G-d will dwell once
again in the Jerusalem Tem-
ple. In a vision the prophet
sees Joshua, the High Priest,
clothed in soiled garments
(symbolizing the people's ini-
quities) and accused by Satan
of being unworthy to occupy
his office. Joshua is vindicated
by G-d, ordered to be clothed
in priestly garments and is ad-
monished to observe and teach
His commandments.
In a further vision he is
shown a seven-branched
golden Menorah (compare the
opening verses of the Sidra)
representing G-d's vigilance.
Above the candlestick is a bowl
(containing the oil supplying
the lams) fed by two olive trees
on either side (representing
Joshua, the High Priest, and
Zerubbabel, the governor of
Judah). The meaning is that
under G-d's care and guidance,
Zerubbabel will complete
thebuilding of the Temple in
spite of all opposition, 'Not by
might, nor by power, but by
My spirit, saith the L-rd.'
Shabbat Shalom
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ANSHEI EMUNA
Rabbi Dr. Louis L. Sacks will
preach the Sermon on the
theme "Behaalotecha The
Weekly Torah Biblical Por-
tion" at the Sabbath Morning
Service on Saturday, June 13
commencing at 8:30 a.m.
Kiddush will follow Service.
The Rabbi's course in the
Talmudic Tractate "Ethics of
our Fathers" will be pursued
in conjunction with Sabbath
Twilight Minyon Services.
Daily Classes in the "Judaic
Code of Religious Law"
(Schulchan Oruch) led by Rabbi
Sacks begin at 7:30 a.m.
preceeding the Daily Morning
Minyon Services and 6:30 p.m.
in conjunction with the Daily tickets for the High Holy Days
firmation Services at 10:30
a.m., June 14.
Temple Beth El of Boca
Raton is making a pilgrimage
to Israel on June 15. This will
be a Bar/Bat Mitzvah family
tour, who will tour Israel for
two weeks. Contact Merle E.
Singer 391-8900.
TEMPLE SINAI
If you are not affiliated with
any other Temple, please con-
sider Temple Sinai of Delray
Beach. For information call
Helyn Berger, membership
chairperson at 276-6161.
Temple Sinai will be selling
Services will be held at 10
a.m. on Saturday, June 13. We
will celebrate the Bat Mitzvah
of Ali Schniriman.
Kulanu, Temple Sinai's
having a dance Saturday at 8
p.m. Sing and dance to United
Sounds Inc., featuring Dave
Pirro at Temple Sinai. $2.50
admission, refreshments, con-
tests, prizes! For information
call 967-4436 or 278-8726.
Sisterhood of Temple Sinai
is having a Hawaiian Chicken
luncheon and card party on
Monday. June 8 at noon. Dona-
open to the public. For tickets
and information call 498-0675
or 272-7763.
Sisterhood of Temple Sinai
is having a gala Fathers Day
Celebration with complete din-
ner, Saturday, June 20, $7.50
per person. This is open to the
public. For tickets and infor-
mation call 499-1053 or
272-7793.
Bat/Bat Mitzvah
Twilight Minyon Services.
Mr. Harry Cope, Mrs.
Lucille Cohen, Dr. Nathan
Jacobs and Mrs. Nora Kalish
are the chairpersons of the
Membership Committee.
For further information call
499-9229.
SISTERHOOD
ORIOLE
JEWISH CENTER
ANSHEI SHALOM
The Sisterhood of Temple
Anshei Shalom, Delray
Beach, will meet Monday,
June 15 at 9:30 a.m. Tenor,
Alex Redhill, accompanied by
Pianist, Giselle, will entertain
with a variety of songs and
comedy. Refreshments will be
served. For more information
call 498-2710.
TEMPLE BETH EL
SHARED CARE the In-
terfaith Day Care Program
sponsored by Temple Beth El
and St. Joan of Arc Parish,
will close for the summer. It
will reopen Sept. 7.
Shabbat Evening Services
June 12 will honor Temple
Beth El's High School
graduating seniors, as well as
awarding college scholarships
to honor the most involved.
Dinner will precede Services,
at 5:45 p.m. at 333 SW Fourth
Ave., Boca Raton.
Temple Beth El of Boca
Raton will be conducting Con-
services. For further informa-
tion call the Temple office at
276-6161.
Temple Sinai of Delray
Beach will have Shavuot Ser-
vices on Wednesday, June 3 at
10 a.m. Yiskor will be recited.
Rabbi Samuel Silver and Can-
tor Elaine Shapiro will be in
attendance.
Shabbat services will be held
8:15 p.m. Friday, June 5 at
Temple Sinai. Rabbi Silver's
sermon is entitled "A Blessing
in How." Cantor Elaine
Shapiro will be in attendance.
Shabbat services will take
place at 10 a.m. on Saturday,
June 6. Paul Tabachnik will be
called to Bar Mitzvah at that
time.
For the hard of hearing,
Temple Sinai of Delray Beach
has available for services,
Robyn Ascher
ROBYN ASCHER
Robyn Ascher, daughter of
Harvey and Norma Ascher,
will be called to the Torah as a
Bat Mitzvah at Sabbath ser-
vices on June 13 at Congrega-
tion B'nai Israel in Boca
Raton. Robyn will read por-
tions of the Saturday morning
service in addition to conduc-
ting congregational dialogue
of the weekly Torah portion:
"Pockettalker." Request same Behaalofcha (Numbers 8-12).
of the ushers when you arrive
for services.
Temple Sinai is conducting
Duplicate Bridge games on
Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
These games are sanctioned by
ACBL and master points are
awarded. Fee is $2 per person,
refreshments are served and it
is open to the public. For infor-
mation call Jack Alter,
496-0946.
Shabbat services will be held
at Temple Sinai at 8:15 p.m. on
Friday, June 12. Rabbi Samuel
Silver's sermon will be "Eter-
nal Light." Cantor Elaine
Shapiro will be in attendance.
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Sharing her Bat Mitzvah in
absentia will be Irina
Fuksshimov of Kharkov in the
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist
Republic, who is prohibited
from learning or practicing her
religion by the restrictive
policies of the Soviet
government.
Robyn is a student at the
A.D. Henderson University
School, where her favorite
sports are bowling and
dancing.
Sharing in the celebration of
Robyn's Bat Mitzvah will be
her brother Eric and grand-
mother Betty Scherr of Fort
Lauderdale.
TY IAN HABER
Ty Ian Haber, son of Merle
and Richard Haber, will be
called to the Torah of Temple
Beth El of Boca Raton as a Bar
Mitzvah on Saturday, May 30.
As an ongoing Temple pro-
ject he will be "Twinning"
with Eduard Lutsker of the
Soviet Union. Ty is a seventh
grade student at Gulf Stream
School and attends the Temple
Beth El Religious School.
Family members sharing in
the Simcha are his sister, Dar-
cy and grandparents, Mrs. Ida
Shadrow, of Deerfield Beach
and Mrs. Julia Haber of
Hallandale. Mr. and Mrs.
Haber will host a Kiddush in
Ty's honor following Havdalah
service.
VICKI HERMANSEN
Vicki Hermansen, daughter
of Diana and Dr. Eric Her-
mansen will be called to the
Torah of Temple Beth El of
Boca Raton as a Bat Mitzvah
on Saturday, June 6.
Ai an' origoing Temple pro-
ject she will be "Twinning"
with Lubov Kroitor of the
Soviet Union.
Vicki is a seventh grade stu-
dent at Boca Raton Middle
School and attends the Temple
Beth El Religious School.
Family members sharing in
the Simcha are her sister, Jen-
Jason, and
Clarice and
of Boynton
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grandparents,
Theodore Ley
Beach and Roslyn and Paul
Barberio of Queens, N.Y. Dr.
and Mrs. Hermansen will host
a Kiddush in Vicki's honor
following shabbat morning
services.
Women's American ORT
District VI 7th Biennial
Convention June 8-9
Delegates from the seven
southeastern states, represen-
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Women's American ORT
(Organization for Rehabilita-
tion Through Training),
District VI, will convene in
Miami on June 8 and 9, at the
Hyatt Regency Hotel, for its
7th Biennial Convention. Pepi
Dunay, District VI President,
and Carol Sue Press, Ex-
ecutive Committee Chairman,
have appointed Zelda Magid as
the Convention Chairman,
with Mary Ellen Peyton and
Bunnie Taratoot as Co-
Chairmen. The Convention
theme is "Making Choices
Meeting Challenges. The
featured speakers, Rabbi
Rachel Hertzman, and Cantor
Rachelle Nelson will address
the theme in both words and
music. Reese Feldman, Na-
tional Executive Committee
Chairman will install the
elected officers at the closing
luncheon.
"For the past 60 years,
Women's American ORT has
offered women in the United
States the opportunity to grow
personally, as well as to make
a difference in their local com-
munities, in Israel, and in the
world," said Mrs. Magid. "Our
delegates will participate in
skill sessions geared to the
needs of the organization,
focusing on specific How Td's
in growth, fund raising, com-
munity events, and the art of
motivational communication.
They also help to plan for the
next two years, elect the
District Officers, and celebrate
the Bat Mitzvah year of
District VI."
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