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Volume 12 Number 2
Serving Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Highland Beach, Florida Friday, January 26, 1990
Price: 35 Cents
Peres-Rabin Rivalry Keeps Coalition Rule
By DAVID LANDAU
JERUSALEM (JTA) The
48-hour flap earlier this month
over Ezer Weizman's alleged
contacts with the Palestine
Liberation Organization cast a
revealing light on changing
party politics in Israel, which
may foreshadow events to
come.
While the crisis was resolved
by compromise before it
became irreversible, the
Likud-Labor coalition came
within a hair's breadth of col-
lapse and not because the
maverick Weizman was con-
sidered unexpendable by his
Laborite colleagues.
The unity government tot-
tered because Vice Premier
Shimon Peres, the Labor
Party leader, was able to put
together at least the template
of an alternative regime, based
on a coalition led by Labor
with support from the ultra-
Orthodox parties.
The government did not fall,
largely because of Defense
Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who
would rather be a junior part-
ner in an alliance with Likud
than see Peres become prime
minister.
Rabin was able to save the
government by brokering a
compromise that Prime Minis-
ter Yitzhak Shamir readily
accepted and Peres could not
refuse.
The episode showed, how-
ever, that the religious bloc is
no tonger wedded to the
nationalist camp represented
by Likud. It also indicated that
Peres' camp in Labor is willing
to pay the exorbitant political
price demanded by the Ortho-
dox to buy national leadership.
Rabin demonstrated once
again his ability to frustrate
Peres' ambitions.
Peres and his associates
used the statutory 48-hour
waiting period to deftly knit
together a new shadow coali-
tion, with the Agudat Yisrael
and Degel HaTorah parties as
Labor's partners.
The ultra-Orthodox Sephar-
dic party Shas was considered
almost certain to join, as well.
In agreeing to join, Agudah
no longer demanded a guaran-
tee that the "Who Is a Jew"
amendment to the Law of
Return be adopted by the
Knesset. The amendment,
fiercely opposed by most Dias-
pora Jews, would disqualify
non-Orthodox converts to
Judaism from receiving auto-
matic Israeli citizenship upon
making aliyah.
But Peres was prepared to
offer the Orthodox an ironclad
pledge that the status quo on
religious matters would be
unaltered and that their educa-
tional and social institutions
would benefit from increased
state funding.
Details of Labor's successful
wooing of the religious bloc
came not from Peres where
it might have raised some
skepticism but from Shamir,
who explained to the hard-line
elements of Likud why he had
to compromise on Weizman to
save the government.
On another level, the latest
crisis appears to have high-
lighted an evolving new real-
ity: The Orthodox are swing-
ing toward Labor and were
prepared to strike a deal even
over so ostensibly unsavory an
issue as a Labor minister's
alleged contacts with the hated
PLO.
Rabin managed fairly easily
to keep this in the realm of the
hypothetical for the time
being. The question is, but for
how long?
JNFFomters Study Fire fighting In U.S.
Two teams of Israeli forest
management experts, most of
whom work for the Jewish
National Fund, recently com-
pleted an extensive 65-day
study of firefighting and
watershed management in the
U.S., hosted by the United
States Department of Agricul-
ture Forest Service.
The two specialized teams,
which came to the U.S. as part
of a growing exchange pro-
gram between JNF and the
U.S. Forest Service, focused
on forest firefighting research
RESTORATIONS UNDERWAY The Sofia Synagogue in Bulgaria, which a UJA Young
Leadership Mission recently visited, is scheduled to be renovated with the help of the Bulgarian
government and international Jewish support.
Minnesota Kidnapping Marked By Blood Libel
By DORI CARLSON
The American Jewish World
MINNEAPOLIS (JTA) A
child missing in central Minne-
sota has served as a pretext
for dredging up the ancient
blood libel against Jews.
As police and the FBI sear-
ched for 12-year-old Jacob
Wetterling of St. Cloud,
Minn., a presumed kidnap vic-
Itim, a stack of flyers and a
I poster found at a local shopp-
ing mall posed the question,
'Where Are Our Missing Chil-
iren?"
It answered bv citing "Jew-
ish Ritual Murder," a canard
from medieval Europe that
iccuses Jews of using the
>lood of Christian children in
^heir religious rituals. It has
en responsible for the deaths
rf countless Jews over the
ages.
No more flyers have shown
up since the first were found a
month ago. But their source
has not been traced either.
St. Cloud police are trying to
track it down, but it distracts
them from the search for Wet-
terling, according to FBI
agent Byron Gigler, who is
investigating the kidnapping.
He noted that the police
have received a number of
phone calls from citizens out-
raged by the flyers.
Herbert Goodrich, a sociol-
ogy professor at St. Cloud
State University, said the inci-
dent is part of the increase of
anti- Semitic acts in Minnesota
during the past decade.
Although the general com-
munity is not up in arms about
the incident, Goodrich said,
"We really ought to be doing
something more about this and
see what's going on.
"Jews condemn it, but it
would be very nice if the Chris-
tian community would in some
way condemn this activity pub-
licly," he added.
In a letter to the Highland
Villager, a St. Paul neighbor-
hood newspaper, Rev. Calvin
Didier of the St. Paul House of
Hope Presbyterian Church
wrote, "We deplore such inci-
dence of pathological hatred
and assure you we are one
more group dedicated to
opposing every act of discrim-
ination."
Rabbi Barry Cytron of
Adath Jeshurun Congregation
in Minneapolis said he was
shocked by the flyer and wrote
an article about the incident
Skinhead
Threat
Prompts
Show
NEW YORK (JTA) Skin-
heads, considered the most
violence-prone of extreme
right-wing racist groups in the
United States, seem to have
finally burst into public aware-
ness.
A fictionalized portrayal of
actual events involving the
shaven-headed, neo-Nazi
youths will be broadcast by
CBS Tuesday as a television
docudrama, "So Proudly We
Hail."
At the same time, the Amer-
ican Jewish Committee will
release a booklet which details
the history of racist Skin-
heads, and advises tactics to
rout them. (Some youth affect
Skinhead dress but not Nazi
ideology.)
and forest watershed manage-
ment.
The groups participated in
seminars and research super-
vised by the U.S. Forest Ser-
vice at sites throughout the
country, including Arizona,
California, Idaho, New Mex-
ico, Oregon, Utah and Wash-
ington, D.C. Among the sub-
jects covered were the effects
of weather on fire behavior,
fire investigation, prescribed
fires, cost-effective fuel treat-
ments, wildlife management
and effective fire suppression
techniques. Topics studied by
the watershed team included
revegetation, post-fire water-
shed rehabilitation, erosion
control and soil investigation
in forest planning.
Commenting on the pro-
gram, Dr. Samuel J. Cohen,
JNF executive vice president,
said, "The JNF foresters
learned a tremendous amount
of valuable information that
they will bring back to Israel.
This ongoing effort will help us
in our goal of protecting all of
Israel's precious forests, and
we look forward to the contin-
ued sharing of knowledge
between the forest agencies of
two great nations."
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Viewpoint
Pattern Sounds Alert
Neo-Nazi Skinhead gangs were responsi-
ble for more than 100 acts of anti-Jewish
vandalism and desecrations in 1989.
But that alarming figure is but a fraction
of the 845 such incidents as well as another
587 episodes of harrassments, assaults or
threats against Jews or Jewish institutions
during the past year, according to the
annual audit by the Anti-Defamation
League.
The B'nai B'rith agency's report also
noted a 30 percent rise in anti-Jewish
incidents on college campuses.
Even more disturbing is the fact that
there were 38 cases of arson, bombings and
cemetery desecrations, highest total ever
recorded and an increase of more than 35
percent over the previous year.
In Florida, the number of acts of vandal-
ism dropped from 89 in 1988 to 66 in 1989,
a tribute to the generally swift response by
local and state law enforcement officials.
Two of the major factors which
accounted for the sharp national increase in
incidents in 1988, the beginning of the
Palestinian uprising and the 50th anniver-
sary of Kristallnacht, did not occur in 1989.
And yet the pattern of anti-semitism was
reflected in incidents in 44 states and the
District of Columbia.
While we are watching carefully to see
that the rise of nationalism in Eastern
Europe does not lead to a new outbreak of
anti-Jewish feelings and actions, we cannot
lessen our vigil at home.
Expanded information and counteraction
program, strict enforcement of anti-bias
crime statutes and increased efforts by law
enforcement authorities all are necessary.
Accelerated efforts in our schools to
combat prejudice must be given special
attention.
At the same time, serious attacks on
black civil rights leaders and judges have
reached intolerable levels.
The Federal Government, as well as all
Americans, must stand up against a wave
of bigotry which should alarm every citizen.
This is a time for official action as well as
words.
UJA-Federation Raises
$800 Million In '89
By ELENA NEUMAN
NEW YORK (JTA) The
United Jewish Appeal announ-
ced Monday that its 1989 Pas-
sage to Freedom campaign for
Soviet Jews raised $50.1 mil-
lion as of the Dec. 31 closing.
The amount falls short of the
campaign's ambitious $75 mil-
lion goal, but UJA leaders nev-
ertheless are said to be pleased
with the results.
"Unlike the late 1970s, when
there was also a wave of Soviet
Jewish emigration," said UJA
National Chairman Morton
Kornreich, "we have been able
to maintain the integrity of our
regular allocations and to col-
lect a record amount of cash
from the regular campaign.
"Together with Passage to
Freedom, the total UJA-
federation campaign will reach
$800 million for the first time
in history," he said.
Kornreich reported that
UJA had already collected $33
million of the Passage to Free-
dom funds raised.
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Panamanian Jewry
Needs Urgent Help
By MARC H. TANENBAUM
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Recent conversations with
Jewish and Catholic friends in
Panama persuade me that the
American removal of General
Manuel Noriega from power
was without question a posi-
tive and necessary achieve-
ment. The tragedy is that so
many lives, Panamanian and
American, were lost in the
struggle to unseat tyranny.
During my earlier visits to
Panama and Central America,
it was clear that Noriega was
running a police state that
dominated its citizens with
fear and terror.
It is not to Jewish credit that
one of Noreiga's key hench-
men was an Israeli, Mike Har-
ari, a former leader of the
Mossad. (While all of us oppose
"collective" Jewish guilt, none
of us committed to Israel can
evade the reality that Harari's
prominence in the media as a
Noriega aide did neither Israel
or Jewry any good.)
Some 5,000 Jewish citizens
of Panama, mostly concen-
trated in Panama City, have
special cause to be relieved by
Noriega's defeat. In recent
days, Noriega's followers in
the so-called "Dignity Batta-
lions" rampaged with arms
through the business districts,
looting arid destroying almost
everything in sight.
A very high percentage of
the destroyed stores was
owned by Jewish businessmen.
Panamanian Jewry has played
a leading role in FEDECC, the
federation of Central Ameri-
can Jewish communities. Their
economic devastation cannot
but have repercussions
throughout the whole of Cen-
tral American Jewry.
Clearly, the drug criminal
Noriega made Panama's econ-
omy into a basket case for all
Panamanians. American Jew-
ish leaders two weeks ago
wisely urged the White House
to do everything possible to
help rebuild that devastated
country.
That request will need to be
followed up regularly to assure
that Panama and its vital Jew-
ish community received all
necessary aid to rebuild its
former thriving life.
Rabbi Mare H. Tanenbaum is inter-
national relations consultant to the
American Jewish Committee.
Italian Jews Ask Good Faith
The president of Italy's Jew-
ish community, Tullia Zevi, has
asked the Catholic Church for
a "concrete gesture" of its
good faith on an issue that has
embittered Jewish-Catholic
relations for more than a year.
Addressing a news confer-
ence here, Zevi asked the
Church to make unequivocally
clear its intention to honor an
agreement to relocate the Car-
melite convent presently on
the grounds of the former Aus-
chwitz death camp in Poland.
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"" Why U.S. Israel
Relationship Endures
By U.S. SENATOR JIM EXON
Underlying American fore-
ign policy since the end of
World War II has been a desire
for peace and stability
throughout the world. Achiev-
ing this has been difficult but
the recent welcome events in
Europe demonstrate that our
post-war policy of containing
Soviet military power and
political influence has bought
time for communism to col-
lapse of its own weight.
Sadly, not all parts of the
globe are experiencing the rise
of democracy and a decline in
military tensions. One of the
most historic "hot spots," the
Middle East, remains potenti-
ally explosive. Tensions
between Israel and her Arab
neighbors remain great. Ter-
rorism continues unabated.
The senseless Lebanese civil
war drags on. American and
other hostages remain help-
lessly imprisoned by various
Arab lawless bands. Radical
governments continue to
acquire sophisticated weapons
and the potential for war in
that area remains great.
Clearly, the picture in the Mid-
dle East is one of continued
instability with a high risk for
violence.
The most serious new mili-
tary threat with long-range
implications for nuclear insta-
bility is the recent successful
launch of an Iraqi satellite. The
rocket employed as a launch
vehicle clearly establishes
their capability to now become
another nation with long-
range missile capability. Con-
sidering that Iraq used chemi-
cal warfare in their recent war
with Iran makes this a potenti-
ally foreboding event.
In the center of this Middle
East cauldron stands Israel,
the only true democracy in the
region. We have had a long
and deep friendship, dating
back to President Harry Tru-
man being the first head of
state to recognize the new
state of Israel in 1948. While
we have not agreed on each
and every issue, and won't in
the future, we both seek stabil-
ity and the avoidance of war.
And when war has been insti-
gated by her Arab neighbors,
the United States has stood
firm every time in our support
of Israel.
Accordingly, our nation and
Israel share a healthy military
relationship which is funda-
mental to the interests of both
countries. For example, the
Nebraska Air National
Guard's Civil Engineering
Squadron will travel to Israel
in 1990 to learn first hand
Israeli techniques for the rapid
repair of damaged runaways.
We have benefited from Israeli
combat experience with Amer-
ican weapons against Soviet
weapons. Israeli ports provide
an opportunity for the ships of
our Sixth Fleet in the Mediter-
ranean to make port calls for
ship repairs and crew rest
after long times at sea in dan-
gerous areas of Libya and
Lebanon.
Furthermore, Israel and the
U.S. share intelligence infor-
mation regarding the ever-
resent threat of terrorism,
ince it is only through inter-
national cooperative efforts
that terrorism can be
defeated, this relationship is of
great importance to the Free
World. We are also cooperat-
ing in research for the Strate-
gic Defense Initiative, over
which I have jurisdiction as
Chairman of the Senate Strat-
egic Forces and Nuclear
Deterrence Subcommittee.
This research could help defeat
an attempt to launch a single
nuclear or chemical weapon
mounted on a ballistic missile
against us or Israel by a mad-
man such as Kadhafy in Libya.
While the Israeli govern-
ment has been divided of late,
and our differences over how
to handle the Palestinian ques-
tion have been front-page
news, it would be instructive
to ponder for a moment what
the Middle East would be like
today if Israel did not exist or
had been defeated in an earlier
conflict.
There would be no true
multi-party democracy in the
area and there certainly would
be no peace. The Middle East,
one of the world's strategic
crossroads as well as its oil
capital, would be left in the
hands of warring factions. Iran
is still in the grip of religious
fanatics. Syria executes its
internal political opponents
and has never given up its
decades-old dream of incorpor-
ating Lebanon. Libya's Kad-
hafy would have little counter-
balance except for Egypt,
which paid a high price of Arab
disdain for over ten years due
to signing the Camp David
accords. Iraq would again be
tempted to rejuvenate its terri-
torial ambitions and the Jorda-
nian state could very well
become an endangered spe-
cies. Finally, envision a Pales-
tinian state which would
undoubtedly be led by a "Pres-
ident" Yassir Arafat.
This is why legislation
requiring the President to sub-
mit periodic reports to Con-
gress on the U.S.-PLO "dia-
logue" to ensure compliance
with promises regarding an
end to terrorism and recogni-
tion of Israel's right to exist is
so important. Another bill to
prohibit the United States
from making further contribu-
tions to the United Nations if it
grants full membership to a
unilaterally-declared Palestin-
ian state also is pending and
having the desired effect.
President Bush concurs with
Continued on Page 6
ASNER VISITS HADASSAH Jerusalem Actor Ed Asner,
on his first trip to Israel, visits with Shimon Navon, an Israeli
soldier undergoing reconstructive surgery on his hands and face
after his jeep was firebombed by Palestinian Arabs on the West
Bank, and Navon's physician, Dr. Menachem Ron Wezler, at the
Hadassah-Hebrew Medical Center.
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NCJW Award
Scholarships
The National Council of Jew-
ish Women, South Point Sec-
tion, recently awarded scholar-
ships to three FAU students.
Beth Schwartz, a junior
majoring in accounting, is the
recipient of the National Coun-
cil of Jewish Women's Proger-
Levine Scholarship.
Schwartz, who plans to
become a certified public
accountant and to establish
her own business is a resident
of Boynton Beach.
The Council's Brill Scholar-
ship, created by Gerde and D.
Joseph Brill of Pompano
Beach, was awarded to Floyd
Jackson, a freshman majoring
in computer science, and Doris
Mitchell, a senior majoring in
political science. Jackson is a
resident of South Bay, while
Mitchell resides in West Palm
Beach.
Auction
Likud To Meet
On Shamir Plan
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Likud's Central Committee
will convene Feb. 7 for what
may or may not turn out to be
a showdown over Prime Minis-
ter Yitzhak Shamir's peace
policies.
I
Date was set at a brief meet-
ing between Shamir and one of
his most outspoken critics in-
Likud, Industry and Trade
Minister Ariel Sharon.
Disagreements over proce-
dure remain to be settled, how-
ever. Shamir wants a single
vote of confidence in his lead-
ership, expressing support for
the way he has been conduct-
ing diplomacy with the United
States over the proposed
Israeli-Palestinian dialogue.
Esther Agins, representing the South Point Section of the
National Council of Jewish Women, presents a scholarship check
to Beth Schwartz, a junior at Florida Atlantic University.
Nazi Hunter Expelled
By Syria
NEW YORK (JTA) Syrian
authorities forced Nazi-hunter
Serge Klarsfeld to leave their
country, where he had been
trying to focus attention on
the case of Nazi war criminal
Alois Brunner, the World Jew-
ish Congress reported.
Syrian police came to Klars-
feld's hotel room and escorted
him to the airport, where they
put him on a plane for Vienna,
his wife, Beate, said in a tele-
phone conversation from Paris
with Elan Steinberg, executive
director of the WJC.
Klarsfeld arrived in Paris
not physically harmed, his wife
reported.
Serge Klarsfeld had been in
Damascus since Jan. 9, having
obtained a business visa to
Syria as president of the Sons
and Daughters of Deported
Jews of France.
He had unsuccessfully
Serge Klarsfeld
attempted to rent a hall in
Damascus, with the intention
of holding a hearing on Brun-
ner, who is believed to have
lived in the country for more
than 30 years.
Beate Klarsfeld said her hus-
band had obtained help in
arranging a hearing from the
Syrian Bar Association. She
believes the association's
intervention prompted her
husband's expulsion from the
country.
The second annual Chinese
Auction sponsored by the Boca
Raton Synagogue will be held
on February 11, at the B'nai
Torah Congregation at 6361
S.W. 18th Street in Boca.
There will be a Viennese
Table, Open Bar. and music.
Lorys StieMs chairwoman
assisted by Linda Marcus
Rena Makover, Denise Abadi
Hinda Bramnick, Anne Verni-
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Yaffe, Karen Albert. For
information, 338-4006.
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Friday, January 26, 1990/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 5
Na'Amat P.B. Council
Raises Over $15,000
Sandra Cohen, President of
Na'Amat Palm Beach Council,
announced that three cruises
took place in December 1989
aboard the Royal Viking Star,
Norway, and Jubilee, resulting
in over $15,000 being raised.
Over 200 members and guests
of Na'amat participated in
these cruises.
Mrs. Cohen further stated
that the Palm Beach Council of
Na'Amat, as well as each of
the 11 Clubs located in Royal
Palm Beach, West Palm
Beach, Lake Worth and Boca
Raton, will continue their
ongoing efforts to help main-
tain the much-needed facilities
in Israel.
ZOA Honors
Bobicks
Marianne and Ed Bobick will
be presented with the Abba
Hillel Silver Award by the Irv-
ing Seid District of the Zionist
Organization of America at a
luncheon being held at the
Park Place Suites Hotel, Boca
Raton, Tuesday, January 30,
at 1 p.m.
Sandra Cohen, President
of Na'Amat Palm Beach Coun-
cil, addressing members and
guests at a cocktail party
aboard the Royal Viking Star.
Wallenberg Tribute
Opens At Museum
A tribute to Raoul Wallen-
berg opened at the South Flor-
ida Science Museum on Jan-
uary 23 and will continue until
February 11. This exhibition
will outline the life of Raoul
Wallenberg, the Swedish
diplomat. Also included are
photographs taken in Budap-
est by Thomas Veres, Raoul
Wallenberg's personal photog-
rapher. Many of the pictures
were taken by Veres through a
hole in a scarf in order to avoid
detection.
Museum is located at 4801
Dreher Trail North in West
Palm Beach. The hours are 10
a.m.-5 p.m. daily and Friday
evenings 6:30 p.m.-lO p.m. For
information call (407) 832-
1988.
Estate Planning Seminar, Jan. 30
A seminar on Estate Plan-
ning and Trusts, featuring
guest speakers, Fred Rosen-
baum, CFP, Vice President-
Investments Prudential-Bache
Securities, and Jeffrey
Steiner, J.D. Attorney At Law
will be held Tuesday, January
80, at 2:30 p.m. at Prudential
Bache Conference Room, 2nd
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Associate chairpersons of
the luncheon are Rose and
Jack Simons and Deborah and
Jack M. Levine of Delray
Beach.
The luncheon committee
consists of: Estelle & Ben Ber-
nold, Leona & Leon Brauser,
Florence & Ted Baumritter,
Lucille Cohen, Adrienne &
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Entin, Carola & Aaron
Epstein, Helene & Jay Eichler,
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itz, Arlyn & Arthur Jaffe, and
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dra & Aaron Knopping, Sylvia
& Dr. John Lowe, Judith & Dr.
Michael Leinwand, Mildred &
Abner Levine, Edith & Morris
W. Morris, Clarice & Ben
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Joseph Pollack, Elinor &
Arnold Rosenthal, Carole &
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Joe Schenk, Shirley & Allan B.
Solomon, Lynne & Rabbi
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of the ZOA, Lester Weinberg
is President of the Irving Seid
District, Delray Beach, and Sol
Moskowitz is President of the
Boca Raton Century Village
ZOA District.
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representing contributions in
honor of Marianne and Ed
Bobick will be used for scholar-
ships for teenagers going on
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Knights of Pythias Events
Over 350 people were in
attendance at last month's
Chanukah Party, sponsored by
Knights of Pythias Atlantic
Lodge #217 at Temple Emeth,
in West Delray.
Highlight of the evening's
festivities was the lighting of
candles by eight lodge mem-
bers. Master of Ceremonies
Dave Altbuch gave a detailed
explanation of the meaning of
the Judaic celebration of Chan-
ukah.- Participating in the can-
dle lighting ceremony were
chancellor commander Ed
Goldstein, Jack Bieber, Sol
Sumergrad, Saul Gutkin, Mel
Boyaraky, Harry Levine, Nat
Kancigor and Henry Levine.
Entertainment was provided
by Harry Wilson and Stanley
Stitzer.
Ruth Gordon, 1st vice-
president of the Atlantic
Lodge Women's Club, Bill
Sheldon, Joe Zonenshine and
past grand chancellors Nat
Chmara, Al Silberfeld and Leo
Kierstein and grand outer
guard Norman Hersey also
were in attendance.
Masons To Hold
Breakfast Meeting
Master Masons are now
qualified for membership, and
are invited to attend the Maso-
nic Club of Oriole at Delray,
"Break Bread With
Brothers," membership break-
fast meeting, Sunday, Febru-
ary 4th, 9:15 a.m., at the West
Delray, Camelot Village Club-
house, 6610 Moonlit Drive, Vil-
lages of Oriole.
Officers elected and installed
for the 1990 term are: Co-
Presidents, Raymond Greene,
of Bonaire Village, and Harry
Weissman, of Huntington
Lakes; Jack M. Levine, vice
president; Sidney Rovack,
secretary; Robert Sherer,
treasurer; David Pearl, mar-
shal, Irving M. Lewis, chap-
lain; and trustees, Bick
Abrams and Dr. Edward
Kingsley.
Club member, John Wilkin-
son, formerly of London, Eng-
land, will deliver a talk on the
history of Masonry in Great
Britain.
For information call 496-
4181.
Left, Elsie Altbuch, Shirley Teger, Jean Sheldon, Sheila Keaton,
me, Bertha Katz, Frieda Gutkin, Sylvia Bluestone and Jan
Douglass, proprietor of Fashions Galore, are models and fashion
owners at the Atlantic Lodge H17 weekend in Vero Beach.
Left, Shirley and Sy Schlesinger, George and Bernice Freedman
at the Knights of Pythias Atlantic Lodge H17 weekend in Vero
Beach.
Israel
Continued from Page 3
this approach and a move to
seat the "state of Palestine"
has been stopped at least for
now.
The Palestinian issue does
need to be resolved. Unfortun-
ately, since the high hopes of
Camp David in 1979, very little
concrete progress has been
made. Both sides need to show
more flexibility and serious
negotiations must begin.
Hopefully the current Israeli
and Egyptian political initia-
tives, with the United States
as a helpful partner, can bear
fruit.
However, just as it takes a
strong United States to nego-
tiate successfully with the
Soviet Union, it takes a strong
Israel to negotiate successfully
with her Arab neighbors who
outnumber her many times
over in people and weapons
and surround her geographi-
cally. With strength and flexi-
bility, and with the involve-
ment of the United States,
Israel and her neighbors can
negotiate successfully for
peace in a troubled region.
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Attending the Atlantic Lodge #217 Chanukah Party are, seated
left, Anne Schenck, Ted and Sylrria Bluestone, standing, Claire
Brambrut and Shirley Teger, seated, Jean Sheldon, Berdie
Goldman and Victor Schenck, new lodge member.
SHHH Meeting, Feb. 9
Audiologist, Melody Bur-
nett, will be the guest speaker
at the SHHH, Self Help For
Hard Of Hearing People,
membership meeting, Friday,
February 9th, 9:15 a.m., at the
Kings Point Branch of the
American Savings Bank, adja-
cent to the Kings Point Shopp-
ing Center, Carter Road, cor-
ner West Atlantic Avenue,
West Delray. Her topic will be,
"Coping with the frustrations
of hearing loss." For informa-
tion, 499-3984.
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Friday, January 26, 1990/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 7
Synagogue News
Congregation
Beth Ami
Beth Ami Women's Club will
hold its next meeting Tuesday,
Jan. 30th at 1 p.m., in the
temple 1401 N.W. Fourth
Ave., Boca Raton.
Beth Ami Congregation of
Palm Beach County will con-
duct religious services at its
synagogue, 1401 N.W. 4th
Ave., Boca Raton. Friday
evening, Feb. 2nd, at 8:15 p.m.
Rabbi Nathan Zelizer will
speak on "Arrogance vs.
Humility". He will be assisted
by Cantor Mark Levi who will
chant. An Oneg follows ser-
vices.
On Saturday morning Feb.
3rd, at 9:30 a.m., Rabbi
Nathan Zelizer will teach the
weekly portion of Bo and will
speak on "Spiritual Har-
mony." A kiddush follows ser-
vices.
Beth Ami Congregation of
Palm Beach County will con-
duct religious services at its
Synagogue, 1401 N. W.
Fourth Ave., Boca Raton, on
Friday evening, Feb. 9th at
8:15 p.m. Rabbi Nathan Zelizer
will speak on "People Are Like
Trees," a Tu Beshovat Ser-
mon. He will be assisted by
Cantor Mark Levi, who will
chant. An Oneg follows ser-
vices.
On Saturday morning Feb.
10th at 9:30 a.m., Rabbi
Nathan Zelizer will teach the
weekly portion Beshalah and
will speak on "Israel's Mel-
ody." A Kiddush follows ser-
vices.
Beth Ami Women's Club is
selling tickets for "Chiribim-
Chiribom," to be held Thurs-
day, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. at FAU
Esther Griswald Theatre. For
information 994-6179.
Temple Beth El
B'Yachad, Temple Beth El
Mid-Singles (Jewish singles
between the ages of 30 and
50), will meet at the Comic
Strip, Fort Lauderdale on Sat-
urday, January 27, at 9:30
p.m. For information, 392-
8726.
On Sunday, January 28th at
7:30, the SOLOS of Temple
Beth El of Boca Raton, will
hold a Paid-Up Membership
Dinner. As always, reserva-
tions are a must. For informa-
tion call 395-2226.
The Boca Jewish Connection
will hold a Superbowl Party on
Sunday, January 29. Jewish
Singles between the ages of 20-
32 are invited. For informa-
tion, 483-4175.
Boca Raton
Synagogue
Rabbi Mordechai Neuman of
the Boca Raton ?Synagogue,
has arranged for the following
guest speakers: Rabbi Moshe
Kahan: "From Pool Hustler to
Chassid; a Remarkable Story"
on February 12, 7:30 p.m., and
Maria Dibello-Eisenberg:
"Cholesterol and Jewish Cook-
ing," on February 27, 7:30
p.m.
All lectures will be held at
the Boca Raton Synagogue,
7900 Montoya Circle, Boca
Raton. There is no charge and
the public is invited. Refresh-
ments will be served after the
lecture, question and answer
period. For information call
407-392-5732.
Candlelighting
Temple Emeth
The next meeting of the Sin-
gles Club of Temple Emeth
will be held on Monday, Febru-
ary 12th at noon.
Anshei Emuna
Rabbi Dr. Louis L. Sacks will
preach the Sermon on the
theme "I and Thou" at the
Sabbath Morning Service on
Saturday, February 3rd, at
8:30 a.m.
Kiddush will follow.
Daily classes in the "Judaic
Code of Religious Law"
(Schulchan Oruch) led by Rabbi
Sacks begin at 7:30 a.m. pre-
ceeding the Daily Minyon Ser-
vices and at 5:30 p.m. in con-
junction with the Daily Twil-
ight Minyon Services.
A D'var Torah in Yiddish is
presented by Rabbi Sacks in
conjunction with the Seu'dat
Shli'sheet celebrated each Sab-
bath between the Twilight Ser-
vices.
For information call 499-
9229.
On February 6th, the Sister-
hood of Anshei Emuna Con-
gregation will hold its monthly
meeting at the Synagogue. A
paid up membership luncheon
at 12 o'clock, followed by a
fashion show sponsored by
"The Orchard Street Store/'
On Sunday, February 25th,
the congregation will celebrate
its fifteenth anniversary with a
Gala Dinner dance with enter-
tainment. For information,
499-9229.
Jan.26
Feb. 2
Feb. 9
Feb. 16
5:42 p.m.
5:47 p.m.
5:52 p.m.
5:57 p.m.
Benediction upon Kindling
the Sabbath Lights
BORUCH ATTO AD-ONAI
ELO-HEINU MELECH HO-
OLOM ASHER KID-
SHONU BEMITZ-VOSOV
VETZI-VONU LE-HAD-
UK NEYR SHEL
SHABBOS.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord our
G-d, King of the universe who
hast sanctified us by thy com-
mandments and commanded
us to kindle the Sabbath light.
Give The Gift of Trees
Through the Jewish National Fund
SAY IT WITH
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BAR MITZVAHS
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Gregory Marcus
' On Saturday morning, Jan-
uary 27, Gregory Marcus, son
of Jay and Janis Marcus, will
be called to the Torah, as a Bar
Mitzvah, at Congregation
B'nai Israel of Boca Raton. He
will read the Va'era portion of
the Torah.
Gregory will be joined by his
grandmothers, Mrs. Pearl
Friedman of Pittsburgh, PA
and Mrs. Doris Marcus of Boca
Raton, FL.
An active student at the
Boca Academy, Gregory is
involved with the Astronauts
Club, the baseball team, bowl-
ing and enjoys building mod-
els.
Torah Dedication
On January 21, a dedication
was held at Boca Raton Syna-
fogue of a Sefer Torah. The
orah was rescued from
Poland and escaped destruc-
tion in the Holocaust.
The family of Leonard and
Sima Rubin, their children
Alan and Brenda Rubin, and
Howard Rubin, made a gift of
the Torah to the Synagogue.
B'nai
Mitzvah
On Saturday, January 20,
Ruthie Kalai, daughter of Dr.
Dalia Kalai, was called to the
Torah of Temple Beth El of
Boca Raton as a Bat Mitzvah.
Ruthie is an 8th grade stu-
dent at Boca Raton Academy
and attends the Temple Beth
El Religious School.
Her sister, Deena, shared in
the simcha. Dr. Kalai hosted a
kiddush in Ruthie's honor fol-
lowing Afternoon Service.
Ruthie Kalai
Synopsis Of The Weekly Torah Portion
... "And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh"
(Exod. 7.10).
"The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, hath sent me unto thee, saying:
Let My people go"
(7.16).
VAERA
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Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as El Shaddai, and had made a
covenant with the patriarchs to give them the land of Canaan.
Now, hearing the unhappy cry of the children of Israel, the
Almighty was reminded of his covenant.
Pharaoh refused to let the children of Israel depart from the
land of Egypt. God brought seven plagues on the Egyptians, in an
attempt to force Pharaoh's hand: blood, frogs, gnats, flies,
murrain, boils, and hail. At first Pharaoh conceded to Moses, "I
and my people are wicked. Entreat the Lord,, and let there be
enough of these mighty thunderings and hail; and I will let you
go" (Exodus 9.t7-ti). But, when the plagues stopped, Pharaoh's
heart was hardened again, and he refused to let the Israelites go.
(The recounting of the Weekly Portion of trie Law is extracted and
baaed upon "The Graphic History of the Jewish Heritage," edited by
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