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Of Tampa
Volume 1 Number 6
Tampa, Florida Friday, May 11, 1979
Price 35 Cents
Is U.S. Setting the Stage for PLO Entrance?
By JOSEPH POLAKOFF
WASHINGTON
(JTA) The Carter
Administration's attitude
and relationship with the
Palestine Liberation Or-
ganization are under
scrutiny and questioning
again. The State Depart-
ment insists there is no
change in U.S. policy but
many in the Congress are
skeptical.
Much of the current situation
steins from recent developments
that include assertions by two
State Department officials to a
Congressional subcommittee that
the U.S. can have "informal"
contacts with the PLO without
violating the U.S. agreement
with Israel and from the waiver
by Secretary of State Cyrus
Vance of the restrictions to grant
a visa in late March to Shafik Al-
Hout, chief of the PLO's Beirut
operations, which-enabled him to
speak and travel freely in the
U.S. for three weeks.
Another incident was the
meeting by two Carter Admin-
istration officials with Al-Hout at
a party at the Syrian Embassy on
Syrian Nation Day.
A8 A RESULT, the House last
Wednesday modified the so-
called McGovern Amendment by
including the Solan-Derwinsky
Amendment to the State Depart-
ment's authorization legislation.
That puts direct responsibility
'for visas on the Secretary of
State rather than on the Im-
migration and Naturalization
Service.
The Senate Foreign Relations
Committee did not take up the
amendment sponsored by Reps.
Stephen Solarz (D., N.Y.) and
Edward Derwinski (R., 111.) in
voting out the authorization
money bill for the State Depart-
ment for the coming fiscal year,
but Sen. George McGovern (D.,
S.D.) made it clear that his
measure was to support the
Helsinki Accords and not to
justify visas for PLO members.
The matter, committee sources
said, will be taken up on the
Senate floor.
4 The Department contends that
it acted on the Al-Hout visa
under regulations other than the
McGovern Amendment which it
wants to remain law but Solarz
pointed out that the Department
invoked the McGovern measure
'in the past when it discussed
i Continued on Page 9
Federation Approves
Study for Nursing Home
The Board of Directors of the
Tampa Jewish Federation has
approved $5,000 to finance its
share of a feasibility study for a
regional nursing home. The
Board heard presentations from
Goldie Shear, chairman of the
Regional Nursing Home Com-
mittee; Len Seligman, chairman
of the Executive Committee; and
Mark Shine, a member of the
committee.
Representatives of four area
Federations Orlando, Pinellas,
Sarasota and Tampa have
been meeting for over a year
exploring different aspects of a
Regional Nursing Home. Each of
the communities have been asked
to share in the funding of a
feasibility study in order for the
process to continue. The study
would include a complete demo-
graphic study, site selection, pre-
liminary designs, cost analysis,
financial- analysis and
preparation for a Certificate of
Need as required by the state of
Florida. At this time only
Pinellas and Tampa Federation
have voted funds for the
feasibility study.
The Regional Nursing Home
Committee has adopted the
following Koal: To provide
quality care in a Jewish atmos-
phere for persons who can no
longer live in their own homes or
a congregate facility and need
some nursing care. According to
Goldie Shear, "The goal of the
committee is to design and build
a facility that would, at least,
operate at a break-even point, but
(his is dependent on the number
and type of services that are pro-
grammed in accordance with the
goal of quality care. The facility
would have to be consistent with
our ability to pay for it!", she
said.
There was much debate at the
Tampa Federation Board
meeting before the decision was
made to fund a share of the
feasibility study.
Double Delivery
Mexico Angered by
Oil Sales to Israel -
Israel Pays Tribute
To It s Dead Soldiers
By CHAIM LAZDEISKI
MEXICO CITY -
(JTA) An unofficial
announcement that Mexico
will increase its exports of
oil to Israel by 50 percent
from 30,000 barrels a
day to 45,000 has
touched off a furious anti-
Israel campaign by pro-
Palestinian, Communist
and other leftist elements
here, including political
factions that will par-
ticipate in the par-
liamentary elections in
July.
Lopez Portillo and the
Foreign Ministry have
ignored the outburst but it
is very much in evidence in
the news media.
ROBERTO ESPERON,
secretary general of the Partido
Socialista de Los Trabaj adores
(Socialist Workers Party),
published an article in the daily
Excelsior accusing Israel of re-
exporting Mexican oil to South
Africa and of selling arms to dic-
tatorial regimes in Latin America
such as Argentina, Chile and
Nicarauga. The Israeli Embassy
here has vehemently denied these
charges.
So far, President Jose The leftist daily El Dia
published a statement of
solidarity with the Palestinian
people and accused Israel, Egypt
and the United States of "con-
spiring against the peace in the
Middle East."
THE STATEMENT con-
demned the Israeli-Egyptian
peace treaty and "Israeli
aggression" against the rights of
the Palestinian people. It con-
tended that the Palestine
Liberation Organization is the
sole legitimate representative of
the Palestinians.
The statement was signed
by the leftist Mexican Peace
Movement, the Communist
Party, the Partido Popular
Socialista and the Socialist
Workers Party.
By BARBIE ZELIZER
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Tens of thousands of Israelis paid
tribute to the nearly 14,000
Israeli soldiers who died in four
wars and a war of attrition since
the Jewish State was founded 31
years ago. Sirens wailing all over
the country at precisely 11 a.m.
local time signaled the beginning
of Memorial Day observances
which, traditionally, precede
Independence Day that began at
sundown, May 1, and continued
through May 2.
At military cemeteries and
military bases bereaved families
and friends of the deceased
gathered along with rep-
resentatives of the government
and national institutions for
solemn memorial services. The El
Moleh Rahamim prayer was
recited and wreaths were laid on
A Warm Welcome for Tampa's Newest Russian Family
Leonid and Galina Grishen
stepped from the plane last
Friday at noon into the waiting
arms of her cousins Garold and
Svetlana Cherf and all of those at
the airport to greet the newest
Russian family felt the embrace
and the emotion.
Here was a family living in the
States about a year and now they
were greeting their mishpocha
who they had not seen in three
years. Galina Grishin's mother
and Garold Cherf s mother were
sisters. Their last meeting was in
Kharkov before the Cherfs left
Russia.
But that was a long time ago
and a long time away. Today it
was the Cherfs and their three
children, Raphael, Mikhail and
Margarita, coming as members of
the settled Tampa community to
greet the newest arrivals of the
current Russian exodus.
Leonid Grishin is a cafeteria
supervisor and Galina is a
manicurist.
The Grishins, a very striking
couple, left Russia Feb. 7 and
have been living in Rome waiting
for visas to come to the States.
Tampa Jewish Social Service
received a call on Tuesday saying
that the Grishins would arrive on
Friday.
"Two weeks ago Attorney
General Griffin Bell released
25,000 visas. Of these, 17,000 are
to be used for Russians in
Rome," said Anne Thai,
Executive Director of Tampa
Jewish Social Service which
oversees the resettlement
program through funding by the
Tampa Jewish Federation.
"HIAS will be trying to move
1,000 people a week out of Rome
for the next 10 to 12 weeks,"
continued Ms. Thai.
Also at the airport and part of
the reception committee were
Gam and Ludmilla Dvorkin, who
arrived in Tampa April 6. Said
Garri Dvorkin, through the
translating services of his
English teacher, "It is better to
be greeting them than to be
greeted. I look forward to the day
when it is my family that we are
meeting." Dvorkin's family
remains in Russia awaiting exit
visas.
The reunion was just as it
should have been. Once the shock
of seeing each other was over, the
conversation settled down into
who had or had not gained weight
since they last were together.
With all the hand motions it was
not difficult to follow the chatter,
no matter in what language it
was taking place.
The families left the airport to
coninue their reunion at the
apartment set up by the Russian
resettlement program of the
Tampa Jewish Social Service.
Continued on Page 12
gravesites. Speakers stressed
that this was the first Memorial
Day that found Israel formally at
peace with one of its Arab neigh-
bors.
PRIME MINISTER Mena
chem Begin, addressing an
assembly at the military
cemetery in Safad took note of
the treaty just signed with "one
of our strongest and greatest
neighbors," Egypt. Israel's
national objective, he said, was
life with liberty, security and
honor.
"We have now taken the
decisive step toward achieving
this aim. We have done all we
could to ensure that the wars in
which these boys and men fell
will be the last."
At ceremonies on Mt. Herzl in
Jerusalem. Defense Minister
Continued on Page 9
Paula Zielonka, chairman of
Tampa's Russian Resettle-
ment Program.
Photo by Audrey Hauoeratock


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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, May 11,1979
1
April 29, 1979. Young Leadership Conference in Orlando.
Standing (left to right) Lili Kaufmann, Barry Kaufmann,
Joe Kerstein, Jeff Bisker, Paula Zielonka, Elliott
Greenbaum, Sharon Greenbaum, Barbra Alter, and Brian
Shapiro Heads HIAS
Abeles. Also (kneeling) Norman Rosenthal, Larry
Cyment, Harriet Cyment, Jane Rosenthal, Jill Bisker,
Carl Zielonka, Yvette Eichberg, and Ralph Eichberg.
Missing from picture are Mark and Richie Lewis.
' r Photo by Gary Alter
Austria/is Mark
Hitler's Birthday
Edwin Shapiro, of New York
City and Rock Hill. N.Y.. has
been elected president of HIAS,
the worldwide Jewish migration
agency. He succeeds Carl Glick,
who held that office for the past
six years.
Shapiro, active as a leader in
Jewish philanthropy for the past
20 years, was elected to the
Board of Directors of HIAS in
1971. He has since served as
chairman of a number of com-
mittees, as associate secretary,
vice president and, most recently,
as first vice president of the
organization.
Shapiro is a graduate of the
School of Business and Civic
Administration of the College of
the City of New York and did
graduate studies at the Poly-
technic Institute of New York.
He is active in real estate and
the recreation industry. He has
served as president of both the
American Camping Association.
New York section, and the Asso-
ciation of Independent Camps.
Gov. Hugh Carey recently ap-
pointed Shapiro, and the New
York State Senate has confirmed
him, to his second term as a
member of the New York State
Advisory Council.
He and his wife, Claire, have
two sons: Shaul, of Ramat Gan,
Israel, who is the president and
director of Isracamp Tours Inter-
national, and Leonard, of Rock
Hill, N.Y., who is president and
director of Camp Sequoia. In
memory of their son, Richard,
Mr. and Mrs. Shapiro founded in
1974 the Richard Alan Shapiro
Memorial Fund, which annually
provides four scholarship grants
to students at Tel Aviv
University.
HIAS has for 95 years
provided worldwide rescue and
migration aid to refugees. This
year it anticipates resettling
27,500 Jewish refugees, the vast
majority from the Soviet Union,
compared with some 14,000 re-
settled in 1978. HIAS to date has
also aided over 5,000 Indo-
Chinese refugees in cooperation
with the U. S. government and
Jewish Federations of
Edwin Shapiro
expects to assist some
additional Indo-Chinese,
marily "boat cases."'
5,000
pri-
The agency is funded in part
by the United Jewish Appeal, the
UJA-Federation of Greater New
York, Jewish Federations
throughout the United States,
Jewish communities in Canada
and overseas countries, member-
ship dues and contributions. Re-
settlement in the United States is
accomplished through the co-
operative efforts of over 150
organized Jewish communities
and their respective family
service agencies. In New York,
where almost half of all Jewish
refugees make their home, the
New York Association for New
Americans the vital resettlement services.
On April 26, a plaque was to be
erected on Ellis Island by the
UJA-Federation of Greater New
York and the U.S. government
commemorating the services of
HIAS to two million Jewish
refugees during the 50-year span
from 1904 to 1954.
VIENNA (JTA) A group
of neo-Nazis from Europe and the
United States, wearing Nazi uni-
forms and armed with clubs,
gathered at Adolf Hitler's home
town in Hraunau to celebrate the
Nazi dictator's 90th birthday and
clashed with leftist demon-
strators and policemen. Several
persons were injured and police
arrested 11 neo-Nazis.
Tampa Group
Attends
Leadership -j
Conclave
Twenty representatives of the
Tampa Jewish Federation Young
Leadership group spent a Shab-
bat weekend, April 27-30,
together with young leaders from
throughout the state of Florida.
The Tampa delegation was led
by Dr. Carl Zielonka, National
UJA Young Leadership Cabinet
member, and Dr. Norman Rosen-
thal. chairman of the local leader-
ship group. Also in attendance
were: Paula Zielonka, Jane
Rosenthal. Dr. Ralph and Yvette
Eichberg, Dr. Barry and Lili
Kaufman, Dr. Jeff and Jill
Bisker, Joey Kirstein, Brian
Abeles, Mark and Rickie Lewis,
Elliot and Sharon Greenbaum,
Larry and Harriet Cyment, and
Gary and Barbara Alter. Over
100 representatives of young
leadership groups were present.
The Young Leadership Confer-
ence was presented by the United
Jewish Appeal and the Council of
Jewish Federations Leadership
Departments. Ted Comet, direc-
tor of Overseas Services and
Leadership Development for the
CJF. was the scholar-in-resi-
dence.
In addition to sharing together
the Shabbat experience, confer-
ence highlights included a
presentation entitled "Wash-
ington-Israel! Problems and
Opportunities for Jewish Leader-
ship." by Barry Shockett,
legislative assistant to Sen. A
Richard Stone.
The Tampa delegation was the
largest of all the Florida com-
munities and was part of an
ongoing leadership program,
sponsored by the Tampa Jewish
Federation.
Jewish Community Center
Summer Activities
2808 Horatio, Tampa, Florida 33609
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Floridian with news items. A reminder to one and all: Please call
our office between 9 and 5 Monday through Friday. And
remember the deadline is Wednesday the week preceding
publication.
Thank you.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Leslie Aidman
Audrey Haubenstock
Judith Rosenkranz
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Tampa,Fla. 33609
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Parent and child Par-
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Parents may choose
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either 4 week session or
may choose either Aquatots
For information call
Barbara Richman at the
Jewish Community Center
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Friday, May 11,1979
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 3

In Rabbi's Memory
Marsha Sherman Reappointed
To UJA Women's Division Board Temple Dedicates Windows
The National Women's
Division Board of the United
Jewish Appeal has announced
the reappointment of Marsha
Sherman of Tampa as a regional
vice chairman, according to the
national chairman, Bernice
Waldman. Florida now has suf-
ficient population that it is a
region by itself.
"This will be my third term on
the National Executive Commit-
tee," said Marsha, "and I truly
enjoy the opportunity to set
policies." She currently serves on
the board of Tampa Jewish Fed-
eration and is chairman of its
Speakers Bureau. In addition,
she serves on the Women's
Division Board and Executive
Committee and is also com-
pleting a term on the board of the
Jewish Community Center.
Marsha is
president of the
Parent's Associ-
ation of Hillel
School where her
daughter, Jenni-
fer, is in the
fourth grade. As
president, Mar-
sha also serves
on the Board of
Hillel School.
Sherman
Moving here four years ago
from Hollywood, Fla., with her
daughter and husband, Vernon, a
principal of Summit Develop-
ment Association, Marsha has
become as involved in Tampa as
she was in her former home. In
Hollywood she served on the
South Broward Federation
Board, was chairman of their
Women's Division, campaign
chairman, recipient of the Young
\>J
Tampa Firm to Build
$30 Million Hotel
Shimberg, Kennedy and Frost
Inc., Tampa real estate develop-
ment and management company,
has signed an agreement with
Walt Disney World to build a $30
million, 600-room hotel at Lake
Buena Vista, just east of the
central Florida theme park.
Che firm currently owns and
operates the 400-room Hotel
Royal Plaza, one of four major
hotels which make up the Lake
Buena Vista hotel complex.
Mandell "Hinks" Shimberg,
long-time developer in the Tampa
Bay area, said the facility is
fx pec ted to be opened in time to
accommodate the anticipated
increase in visitor traffic to the
central Florida attraction, which
is preparing to commence con-
struction of the $500 million
Experimental Community of
Tomorrow (EPCOT).
Disney World officials predict
that facility will open on Oct. 1,
1982 and result in a near doubling
of attendance at the central
Florida theme park.
"I can't think of a more ex-
citing area to build in," Shimberg
added.
Shimberg, Kennedy and Frost
also operate the Royal Plaza
Motor Inn near Busch Gardens in
Tampa, the Sheraton Inn-Rock
River in suburban Cleveland,
plus various other apartment and
office buildings in central
Florida.
Red Cross Recognizes Magen David
NEW YORK (JTA) For
the first time in its history, the
American National Red Cross
issued an official invitation to
Magen David Adorn, Israel's Red
Cross, to send a delegation to the
ARC national convention in
Kansas City, Mo., May 13 to 16
which will be attended by more
than 3,800 delegates from ARC
chapters all over the United
States, it was announced here by
the American Red Magen David
for Israel.
George M. Elsey, ARC presi-
dent, in his letter of invitation,
assured the MDA delegates of a
warm welcome and invited them
to a 10-day tour of ARC chapters
throughout the country. The
MDA delegation will be headed
by Prof. Moshe Many, chairman
of the international department.
ELSEY ALSO extended an
invitation to ARMDI, MDA's
sole support arm in the U.S.,
whose delegation will consist of
Joseph Handel man, national
president; Benjamin Saxe,
executive vice president; David
Sidman and Pearl Stahl, national
directors.
Despite the fact that MDA has
been consistently denied
membership in the International
Red Cross (IRC), because the
MDA red Star of David symbol
has not been accepted, the ARC
has always extended to MDA its
full support and cooperation.
As evidence of this support,
ARC recently instructed its
chapters to include the MDA red
Star of David flag whenever they
display the other three recog-
nized Red Cross flags the Red
Cross, the Red Crescent and the
Red Crescent and Lion, ARMDI
reported.
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Come out and support
The International Gold Cup
Wheelchair Basketball
Championships
Semi-Finals Saturday, May 12
Finals Sunday, May 13
HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Israel Defending Champions
Coll 272-6840 or 872-4461 for information
Leadership Award and was
named Woman of the Year.
A native of Miami, Marsha
(nee Mack) attended the
University of Miami and received
her degree in elementary
education. "I know that my
involvement with Federation and
Women's Division has personally
enhanced my life. I feel that it is
really helping yourself. That's
what you are doing when you
help Israel and raise dollars for
local services. We are making the
world a better place to live."
FrwlElderly
Group Living
The frail elderly group
living project is currently
interviewing prospective
residents for an anticipated
early fall opening.
Group living utilizes
collective strength to com-
pensate for individual weak-
nesses. All inquiries are kept
strictly confidential. For
further information, call
Harriet Cohen at Tampa
Jewish Social Service, 872-
4451.
"It has been told thee, 0 man,
what the Lord doth require of
thee. Only to do justly, and to
love mercy, and to walk humbly
with thy God."
This was Rabbi David L.^
Zielonka's favorite verse. To-
night at Temple Schaarai Zedek,
during services beginning at 8
p.m., a new window in the foyer
will be formally dedicated to his
memory. Eventually, there will
be three windows in the foyer
carrying out the Biblical theme
and the middle one, representing
mercy, will be designated as the
Zielonka Memorial.
Rabbi Zielonka died in 1977
having served Temple Schaarai
Zedek as rabbi from 1930-1970
and as rabbi emeritus from 1970-
1977. A graduate of Hebrew
Union College, Rabbi Zielonka
founded the Department of Reli-
gion at the University of Tampa
and was the last of the original
faculty members. He participated
in many community endeavors.
During his tenure, there was very
little in Tampa that did not
receive his attention.
The stained glass windows
have been designed by Joe Testa-
Secca, prominent Tampa artist
Rabbi Zielonka
and professor ot art ot the
University of Tampa and
executed by Franklyn Glass
Works in Columbus, Ohio
Si Dingfelder, past president of
the Temple, who is chairman of
this committee, said that this
project has been made possible
through contributions made to
the Temple in Rabbi Zielonka's
memory. Anyone wishing to
contribute may still do so
through the Temple office.
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Jewish Floridian
of Tampa
Friday. May 11.1979
Volume 1
14 IYAR5739
Number 6
Editorial
The Dollar Sign Figure
As Jackson sees it, "There are those who believe
that because the number of people leaving the Soviet
Union has increased, we ought to repeal the Jackson
Amendment. I want you to know that many of those
who are now urging repeal because the numbers have
been going up were urging repeal last year because
they said the numbers were going down.
"The fact is that the numbers they are in-
terested in are preceded by dollar signs. They want
government credits to finance trade with the Soviet
Union because they hope to have the VS. govern-
ment supply the cash the Soviets need to buy their
products.
"They're not interested in visas; they're in-
terested in bills of lading. They're not interested in
how many people are gaining their freedom from
Soviet oppression; they're interested in the volume
of goods they can ship to Soviet customers."
This is what we have been saying in these
columns all along. And so, the 31st anniversary of
Israeli independence finds the nation at peace and
with high hopes for the future. But the Soviet
menace floats like a cloud not only over its own
freedom celebration, but over free peoples every-
where abetted, as Sen. Jackson declared on
Solidarity Sunday, "by some who will sell anything
for which they can wheedle a license out of a confused
bureaucracy."
Sadat Vows to Dispel
Israeli Suspicions, Fears
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
President Anwar Sadat angrily
defied the 16 Arab states that
have broken relations with Egypt
because of its peace treaty with
Israel and pledged, in a May Day
speech, to "dispel Israeli fears
and suspicions. Let those (Arabs)
who broke off relations with as
understand that we shall not
retreat." he said.
"God willing, the peace
operation and the normalization
of relations will continue."
Sadat added, in his speech at
the Red Sea town of Safaga, "If
Israel makes one step forward,
we shall match it with two steps
to encourage it."
"HE WAS especially bitter
toward Saudi Arabia, Egypt's
principal financial backer since
the Yom Kippur War, and ac-
cused the Saudis of bribing other
Arab states to sever relations
with Egypt.
The Egyptian leader said those
countries were either paid or took
the action as a courtesy to Saudi
Arabia because of its oil wealth.
"The countries which
paid and those who did it out of
courtesy told me," Sadat said.
He charged that the Saudis
themselves were blackmailed by
the leaders of Syria, Iraq, Libya
and the Palestinians.
SADAT did not rule oat a cut-
off of Saudi money to finance
Egypt's purchases of weapons
from the U.S. Bat he said
revenues from the Suez Canal
and the Sinai oil fields, once they
are returned to Egypt, would
compensate for the expected loss.
Sadat pledged to do his utmost
to advance the establishment of a
Palestinian state on the West
Bank and Gaza Strip but said he
would not negotiate with Israel
to return the Golan Heights to
Syria.
No Target Date for Autonomy
By BARBIE ZELIZER
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Prime Minister Menachem Begin
said that he does not plan to fix a
target date for the autonomy
program on the West Bank and
Gaza Strip, and he will not let the
pressures of time dictate the
"* mood of the forthcoming
negotiations with Egypt Begin
made his remarks in an Indepen-
dence Day address on Israel
Radio.
..., .^Wflkiy&exaj^Y.wfant we are
autonomy and discuss autonomy
itself, as well ss our rights on the
West Bank and needed security
arrangements. After we decide,
we will not approve the plan in
secret, but we will publish it
before we meet with the
Egyptians on the matter. We will
also present it to the Knesset
Foreign Affairs and Security
Committee."
THE PRIME MINISTER
added that difficulties in the
approaching negotiations with
Eirvnt are onlv "natural." but
China Card in Israel's Deck
THE CHINESE are as crafty
as the Soviets. Since both are
"have-not" Communist states,
althougfa in immensely different
proportion, it is not at all sur-
prising that they share, similar *.
political practices.
As historical arch enemies,
they are a study of these prac-
tices in conflict. Since Marxism
preaches the unity of proletarian
ideals, the Sino-Soviet conflict
demonstrates that Marxism is
not monolithic
Leo
Mindlin
In effect. Marxism is whatever
the state that purports to live
according to its principles
pronounces Marxism to be. This
makes it no different from any
other political system, western
capitalisms included
WITHIN the elements of the
Sino-Soviet straggle, it is im-
portant to see China in terms of
the Soviet Union's development
circa the mid-1930s. The recent
L'.S accord with China equates
with the Rooseveltian recognition
of the Soviet Union of that era.
Furthermore, both American
diplomatic maneuvers were
dominated by similar economic
objectives on either side of the
maneuver. RooseVelt was at-
tempting to lead the nation out of
the depths of our greatest
depression at the same time that
the Soviets recognized that the
proletarian paradise would not, of
itself, change Russia's archaic
feudalism without exposure to
western capitalist enterprise,
however paranoid the exposure
might betray them to be.
The same holds true today.
America's balance of trade is a
disaster. We may not be in a
great depression, but our rate of
inflation presages such a pos-
sibility at the same time that
other capitalist societies look to
us without relief for s solution to
the Arsbization of their
previously phenomenal wealth.
RAPPROCHEMENT with the
Chinese just when they have
come to the same realization
about their industrial develop-
ment that the Soviets came to in
the Roosevelt years seems to us a
second heaven-sent opportunity
out of our own economic
dilemma.
If the historic parallels hold
true, however, we should be in no
excessively hopeful mood about
the recent American accord with
China. The Soviets have grown
up to give us nothing but salt for
the wounds they inflict upon us
repeatedly.
What the Chinese have in store
for us once we show them the way
through the maze of their own
industrial coming of age is yet s
matter of pure speculation
ONE BRIGHT ray of hope at
the moment is the Chinese
awareness of Soviet ambitions in
the Middle East, which they see
far more clearly than we do.
Predictably, this has changed to
some extent their previously iron-
fisted attitude toward Israel.
And, to some extent, this
counterbalances a new attitude in
our own country toward the
Israelis that is not only ugly, but
unrealistic and self-destructive,
swell
The Arsbization of capitalist
wealth has naturally rekindled
the old anti-Semitic enmities in
Israel Counts Appalling Statistics
TEL AVIV (JTA) Israel counted its war
dead and the total was appalling for a nation of little
more than three million souls 13,968 soldiers, men
and women, lost in four wars and a war of attrition
since the Jewish State was founded 31 years ago.
Israel's War for Independence in 1948 claimed
5^10 soldiers. The brief Sinai campaign of 1956
added another 421 dead. In the 10 years from 1975-
1967,930 more Israeli soldiers were killed.
THE DEATH TOLL in the Six-Day War was
877 soldiers, but another 1,010 lost their lives in the
war of attrition with Egypt from June 15, 1967 to
Dec. 31, 1969; 412 were killed in 1970, 200 in 1971
and 189 in 1972.
In 1973, before the outbreak of the Yom Kippur
War, an additional 101 soldiers died. In the war
itself, 4,018 Israeli soldiers were killed in action.
the west. The beat way to kow*
tow to your enemy is to share hit
antipathies. Example: if you,
want Arab oil. no matter whit
the cost, think increasingly that
Israel is expendable.
Reckoned in these terms, it it
not Araby alone that we emulate
but increasingly we share j
similar interest with the
Russians, who are about as anti-
Semitic as a people can be.
TO THE Chinese, however,
anti-Semitism, which is uniquely
a Christian phenomenon and
Islamic to a lesser extent, is
essentially foreign.
This means that the Chinese
can be anti-Israel without suf-
fering the disadvantage of having
their political assessments
clouded by anti-Semitic
mythologies, as well.
The positive result here u
already manifest. Red China's
refusal to recognize Israel and its
iron-fisted anti-Israel attitudes
have been visibly softening
recently in its greater anxiety
over "hegemony," China's word-
for Soviet expansionism, par
ticularly in the Middle East.
THIS IS bound to have 1
positive effect on our own new
ugliness to which I previously
referred our assessment of
Israel as a burden we no longer
wish to bear, whether morally or
economically.
As we grumble more and more
about Israel to satisfy the Arabs,
the Chinese show a perceptibly
developing warmth toward Israel
as the only force in the Middle
East today accountable for
Soviet caution in its expansionist
policies there.
It would be a mistake to regard
these important realities as
political and military ab-
stractions. The Israelis, let it not *
be forgotten, are no slouches in
contemporary technology also.
Whileithe U.S. has predicated its
new accord with the Chinese on
supplying them with this tech-
nology, we have paid little heed
to the fact that the Israelis are
capable of doing just that. too.
WHAT WE have in mind is
the supplying of an ocean of
products to shore up our
miserable foreign trade deficit
The Chinese don't want an ocean,
and the Israelis wouldn't be able
to give it to them. If the Chinese
today are indeed the Soviets of
the mid-1930's, then all they do
want are the principle and some
prototypes in every field of their
deficiency.
This, the Israelis can give the
Chinese in many technological
enterprises, and far more
economically than we can.
What runs contrary to our own
best interests on two scores in the
end is our wooing of the Arabs on
the basis that Israel is > "bv-
den," and our blind failure to
recognise the peculiar techno-^
logical talenta of our "burden,
which happen precisely to match
the peculiar technological nesdi
of the Chinees.
IT WOULD be a hell of
thing, would it not, if our
"burden" turned out to be our
most potent competitor. Lest all
this appears to be too spec-
ulative, let it be borne in mind
that no less a reliable observer
than Zeev Schiff, military cor-
respondent for Haarttz. nPOT^~
last month the visit of s secret
Israeli economic mission to China
to discuss "projects and Isr*8"
products."
To nip this new relationship to
the bud, the U.S. pro-Arab tflt
may at least have to exclude our
growing rejectionist activist
against the Israelis, let alone a
sharpening of our understand
of the Soviet challenge b
Middle East.
Does all this spell s new Stoo-
lsraeli accord? Perhaps not, ou-
it certainly presages a thaw in
what has been, until now, an ice
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Coil me about your social news at 872-4470.
Applause, applause to the six Hillel students who par-
ticipated in the Florida State Science Fair in Naples, Florida.
Not only did the Hillel School have the distinction of being the
only school in Hillsborough County that participated in the
science fair, but its participants brought home three of the six
prizes in the health and medical category. Mical Solomon, son of
Mr. and Mrs". Edwin Solomon, won third place in this category;
his sister Amy Solomon and Adam Slohn, son of Dr. and Mrs.
Herbert Slohn, won honorable mention. Others who actively
participated in the fair were Jeremy Bornntein, son of Dr. and
Mrs. David Bornstein, Mark Zibel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve
Zibel, and Jeremy Nelson, son of Dr. and Mrs. Carnot Nelson.
We are all greatly proud of these six budding scientists.
Congratulations to Beth Mellman, who was recently voted
president-elect of the Tampa Symphony Guild. In addition to
training for the presidency, Beth's primary function will be to
oversee all fund raising projects (such as the tentatively planned
min-marathon and an 1890s dinner-dance at Plant Hall.) Beth is
being installed at a luncheon today at Barritt House (the resi-
dence of Tampa University's president Richard Cheshire). Our
hearty wishes for a successful and productive year, Beth.
With summer vacation only a month away, many young
people have exciting plans set and are ready and eager to go.
Lori Karpay, daughter of Joel and Rhoda Karpay, and Valerie
Jacobs, daughter of Maril and Kay Jacobs, will be spending
eight weeks on a BBYO trip to Israel with other students from
all over the United States. They will spend two to three weeks
backpacking and the rest of the time traveling.
Sarah Sundheim, daughter of Rabbi and Mrs. Frank
Sundheim, will spend three weeks in Warwick, N.Y. at the
National Federation of Temple Youth National Academy
attending the Union of American Hebrew Congregations Kutz
Camp.
Mike and Steve Brunhild, sons of Dr. and Mrs. Gordon
Brunhild, will be backpacking by themselves through Israel for
two months this summer.
Elaine and Mort Stupp, local representatives for Camp Blue**
Star in Hendersonville, N.C., have told us that there will be a
dozen Tampa youngsters spending a fun-filled summer at camp.
Those campers are: Steve Altus, son of Dr. and Mrs. Phil
Altus; David Kushner, son of Dr. and Mrs. Gil Kushner; Ron
and Robin Friedman, children of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fried-
man; Bevie Karpay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Karpay;
Amy Stern, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Stern; David and
Stefanie Fleischer, children of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fleischer;
James and Anne Sheer, children of Dr. Alan Sheer and Mrs.
Gloria Sheer; Sharon Smilowitz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Saul
Smilowitz; and Harley Mayer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Mayer.
The staff for the Jewish Community Center camp programs
is all set. Danny Thro, director of camps Chai and Yo-Tam, (for
the older camper) recently completed his selections.
They are: Joan Altschuler, assistant camp director; Kurt
Van Wilt, drama specialist: Debbie Germann. waterfront
director; Chris Davis, nature skills specialist; Debbie Bornick,
arts and crafts specialist; and Derri Schank, tennis specialist.
Senior camp counselors are: Lisa Madley, Susan Green-
field, Nancy Smith, Greg Solomon, Usher Bryn and Todd
Rosenbaum.
Junior camp counselors are: Pam Chernoff, Karen Chernoff,
Gail Oliphant, Felice Garyn, Robin Kay, Jack Rosenkranz, Joe
Weinman, Neil Goodman, Larry Curphey and Barry Curewitz.
Barbara Richman, who is the director of Camp K'Ton Ton
(for the pre school age child) informed us that the following
people will be working on her staff:
Janis Heustls, camp administrative assistant and three day
and "play tots" teacher; Tim Stoker, "aquatots" teacher and
swim specialist; Linette King, all day teacher' Elaine Kelman, M
day teacher; Stephanie Satz, '/i day teacher; Steve Cherniak,'/,
day assistant; Laurie Albano, three day assistant; Beth
Scherlis, swim teacher assistant. Some C.I.T. helpers have not
all been selected yet.
Neal and Maureen Weinstein are enjoying their new home
on Chilkoot. Neil's parents, Rhoda and Joseph Weinstein and
brother Barry are visiting from New York to share in the excite-
ment. Neal is an attorney and Maureen is a math teacher.
Seven Sisterhood members from Rodeph Sholom Con-
gregation attended the Florida Branch of the Women's League
for Conservative Judaism annual conference, May 6-8 at the
Sheraton Twin Towers. Pauline Chaitow, Lillian Baron, Elaine
Vidders, Elaine Gotler, Ethel Field, Lynn Greenberg and Nina
Bernstein also presented an original skit (written by Ethel Field)
about Sisterhood circles while at the conference.
Leo Chaitow, president of the Rodeph Shalom Men's Club,
informs us that they will be sponsoring an evening at the
University of South Florida Theatre tomorrow night at 8 p.m.
The marvelous Voltaire play Candide will be presented music
by Leonard Bernstein. The profits from this event will go
towards the youth programs at the synagogue. In addition to
enjoying an entertaining evening, there will be some lucky door-
prize winners (especially the couple who wins the trip to the
Caribbean). Tickets may be obtained from any of the men's club
officers.
For the first time in recent history, the Tampa chapter of
B'nai B'rith Men was represented at the state convention
which was held April 28-30 in Miami Beach. Representing the
Tampa Lodge were Mr. and Mrs. Marc Perkins, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Gellis, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kaplan, and Jay Markowitz.
Meet your new neighbors, Anne and Murray Beck who
moved to the Sunset Park area from Hollywood, Florida, two
months ago. Mr. and Mrs. Beck are the parents of Cookie Buch-
man. Murray is a retired restaurant owner and manager, and he
loves to cook in his spare time. Anne adores canasta and is
looking for some regular weekly games. She also enjoys knitting
and crocheting. The Becks moved to Tampa to be near their four
grandchildren, Steven, Julie, Amy and Eric Buchraan.
Until next week .
| Anne Thai, Executive Di-
I rector of the Tampa Jewish
1 Social Service, was the guest
lecture at the CJF (Council of
Jewish Federations) South-
east small cities conference
held in Columbia, S.C., April
28-29. The conference was
geared to practical issues
facing the smaller com-
munities. Ms. Thai spoke on
"Delivering services to special
needs groups in small Jewish
communities."
Photo by Audrey Haubenstock
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The Russian
Resettlement Program
of the
Tampa Jewish
Social Service
URGENTLY NEEDS
DONATIONS
Furniture, household goods.
dishes, appliances, linens,
bedding, etc.
Trucks, drivers and movers
are also badly needed
Please help this historic
effort to provide a new
community for incoming
Russian Jews
Call TJSS Today!
872-4451
Three Groups of Hadassah Reunite
Tampa Chapter of Hadassah
will hold its installation of offi-
cers May 23 at Rodeph Sholom
Synagogue at 7 p.m. Three
groups of Hadassah: Aviv, Lylah
and Masada will reunite to be
Jewish War Veterans incoming officers are Cy Woolf, left, com-
mander of Albert Aronovitz Post 373, Tampa, and Bernard
Lyon, commander, Paul Surensky Post 409, Clearwattr. They
are shown at the joint installation held at the Tampa Jewish
Community Center on April 29. .
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Russian Resettlement Program
I NOW I
Translators, Transporters, Friends, Employers, Movers
BE A PART OF THIS EXCITING AND HISTORIC RESCUE
CALL
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for more information
872-4451
known as Tampa Chapter. Ameet
will remain as the night group of
the chapter. This readjustment is
expected to be more beneficial for
Hadassah in Tampa.
The new chapter officers are
president, Diana Anton; vice
president fundraising, Betty
Tribble; vice president mem-
bership, Maxine Solomon; vice
president, education, Laura
Kreitzer; vice president pro-
gram, Doris Rosenblatt; financial
secretary Grace Katz; record-
ing secretary, Sandra Pegler;
corresponding secretary, Roberta
Zamore and treasurer, Freida
Sheidler.
Ameet (evening) will be led by
president, Barbara Karpay; vice
president fundraising
Elizabeth Shalett; vice president
membership, Hanna Zohar;
vice president education, Lilly
Heller; vice president pro-
gram, Adrienne Golub; financial
secretary, Maisie Shaw; record-
ing secretary, Betty Tribble and
treasurer, Harriet Chessler.
Receiving past presidents' pins
are the outgoing presidents:
Chapter president Rhoda Givarz;
Ameet, Elizabeth Shalette; Aviv,
Sue Forman and Hilda Morris;
Lylah, Ann Zack; and Masada,
Barbara Levine.
Installing officer will be the
new president of the Florida Cen-
tral Region, Terry Rappaport.
Husbands and friends are in-
vited. For reservations call 251-
4632 or 835-7441.
Entertainment will be by Mark
Anton, who has been touring na-
tionally with Columbia Artists
and the Young Americans. Mark
will sing a selection of Hebrew
songs in honor of his mother's
installation as chapter president.
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'Family Fun Day' Set
for May 20 at JCC
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Want an opportunity to receive
a FREE second-year membership
to the Jewish Community
Center?
Then reserve Sunday, May 20,
for a fun filled day at the JCC.
The Center Board will serve as
hosts and hostesses for "Family
Fun Day". The entire center and
its activities will be open to one
and all from 10:30 a.m. to dusk.
The entire Jewish community is
invited to participate.
Bring a picnic lunch, drinks
will be provided by the JCC
(compliments of MacDonald's).
Constant entertainment is the
order of the day. The pool will be
open, and there will be a roving
minstrel.
The Duncan national yo-yo
champion will perform at 11 and
at 1. There will be a disco dance,
tennis lessons. gymnastics,
kiddie fit, swim games, aerobic
dance and a craft class.
There will be activities for
every age group. Bring your fam-
ily and your friends. Find out
what the JCC is all about.
Left to right, Cindy Sper, May Cohen, Nancy Linsky and Sara Richter, JCC president, prepare
bumper stickers, whistles and invitations for JCC Family Fun Day, May 20.^ ^^ Haubensfock
Thursday, May 3: Hillel Jewish Student Center at USF celebrating Israel's 31st Anniversary
with a musical program. Pictured (left to right) are Ramni Levy, Cantor William Hauben,
Rabbi Mark Kram and Lyn Goldberg. Photo by Audrey Haubenstock
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The Jewish Floridian ofTqmpa
Page 9
Is U.S. Setting Stage
[For PLO's Entrance?
itinued from Page 1
PLO members.
DEPARTMENT has
{insisted that Al-Hout
Jly is not a terrorist and is
to terrorism but it
to say when and where he
jch statements. The INS
ITA that the visa ap-
^n is not protected by the
act and the State
iient could reveal the
lit ion contents if it wished.
hearing by the House
i East subcommittee led by
Hamilton (D., Ind.),
int Secretary of State
| Saunders and the Depart-
legal adviser, Herbert
1, contended that informal
ts with the PLO were theo-
11 v possible without
ig the assurances which
[S. gsve to Israel in writing
1, 1975 as part of the
I Sinai agreement.
lowing up the Saunders-
testimony, the State
ent said Friday that
ically" the assurances
that "the U.S. will not
. nor negotiate with the
[so long aa the PLO does not
Israel's right to exist
tJN Security Council Reeo-
l242."
DEPARTMENT also
bed President Carter's
sent to an Egyptian corres-
Bnt on Mar. 22 that if the
is willing to accept those
conditions, the U.S. will
"immediately start working
directly with that organization as
such."
This aroused anger among
Israelis who agreed that the
language in the 1975 accord is
negotiation and recognition but
"the spirit of it was for the U.S.
not to have contacts of any kind
with the PLO."
When Saunders at the sub-
committee hearing described Al-
Hout as "a relative moderate in
the spectrum of the PLO" who is
not "personally involved in
terrorism," Rep. Millicent Fen-
wick (R., N.J.) retorted, "That's
like picking out one from a group
of gangsters because he says he
doesn't kill on Sunday." She said
"We shouldn't talk to the PLO at
all."
STATE DEPARTMENT
spokesman Thomas Reston said
it is necessary to "apply a little
bit of common sense" to the
circumstances like dealing with
the PLO on administrative
matters such as granting visas
for the United Nations meetings.
"When somebody appears in
front of you and sticks out bis
hand in a pure amenity sense
sure we've shaken hands but
there is no substantive message
that we mean to convey by
shaking hands."
NOTICE
NATIONAL COUNCIL
OF JEWISH WOMEN
AJNCHEON RESCHEDULED
>RMAY 15th 11:30 AM AT
CARROLLWOOD VILLAGE
COUNTRY CLUB.
FOR RESERVATIONS CALL
LOIS TANNER AT 8336131
Community Calendar
11
choorai Zed.k services 8 p.m. dedication of Z4onka Memorial
/indow.
12
['Candid." Univfslty of South Florida Th^ter 8 p. m. sponsored
T>y Rodeph Sholom Man's Club.
13
V-BBG joint installation banquet Tampa Airport Resort Lake
House 6:30 p. m.
I Mother's Day
[May 14
[Meeting of B;nai B'rlfh Women's chapter information Jewish
ICommunity Center -8 p.m.
May 16
ISchaarai Zedek Brotherhood installation Dinner 6:30 p.m. Old
[Swiss House.
May 19
[National Council of Jewish Women Jai Aloi Party 7 p.m. dinner
|and game reservations by May 11 ot 884-4617 or 988-2755.
Hay 20
jJewish Community Center "Family Fun Day" 10:30a.m. to dusk
FSchaarai Zedek Confirmation 2 p.m. Hillel-USF Bagel Brunch -
111:30 a.m.
REMEMBER: publication deadline is Wednesday of the week
I preceding publication
Shown in a group dynamics workshop are (left to right) Anita Saphier, Judy Elkin, Lo, Older,
Nancy Linsky, Judy Rosenkranz, Hope Barnett. Sharon Mock /hidden) and Betty Shalli't. This
was part of the Tampa Jewish Federation Women's Division Retreat. Photo by Audrey Hauuenstock
Pictured at the Women's Division of Tampa Jewish Federation Retreat held May 3 are (left to
right) Paula Zielonka, Marsha Levin*, Blossom Leibowitz, Becky MaraoUn. Featured sneaker
was Brenda Shapiro of Miami. IPhoto bw Audrey Havbenstock
Israel Pays Tribute
to It's Dead Soldiers
Continued from Page 1
Ezer Weizman noted that Israel's
fallen soldiers had one thing in
common: "The vision of resur-
rection. Because they cannot say
it themselves, we must say it for
them. They did not fall for the
sake of victory alone but rather
for the end to all wars and for the
advent of peace."
WEIZMAN hailed the peace
treaty with Egypt as "the begin-
ning of the road" and pledged
that Israel would do all it could to
make peace with its other neigh-
bors. The Defense Minister also
referred to the outrage att
Nahariya. He warned those!
responsible for it that "these acts,
will only serve to strengthen our i
determination to overcome the
trials facing ua."
at memorial ceremonies else-
where in the country, among
them Agriculture Minister Ariel
Sharon and Interior Minister
Yoeef Burg. Deputy Premier
Yigael Yadin ana Justice
Minister Shmuel Tamir attended
the Air Force ceremonies.
They did not come as ministers
but as bereaved family members.
Tamir mourned his deceased son.
Yadin paid respects to his
brother, killed in Israel's War for
Independence.
MEMORIAL DAY ended with
the kindling of 13 beacons on Mt.
Herzl instead of the usual 12. The
13th represents Israel's sacrifices
for peace. The ceremony was
attended by the seven Soviet
Jewish Prisoners of Conscience
who arrived in Israel after nearly
a decade in Soviet prisons.
Begin and President Yitzhak
Soviet Georgia, among them tne
brothers Isai and Grigory Gold-
stein. Their message celebrated
"the peace treaty with Egypt and
the release of seven Prisoners of
Zion."
They cautioned, however, that
the Soviet's basic policy toward
aliya activists has not changed
and that Moscow released
prisoners only when it was to its
advantage. They noted that Ida
Nudel, Anatoly Sharansky,
Vladimir Slepak and Iosif Begun
were only a few of those who still
remained in prison or internal
exile for their Zionist views.
ABOUT 50,000 people were
expected to gather in the center
of Jerusalem to celebrate
Independence Day. The streets
were closed to traffic and con-
verted to a carnival midway.
Seven stages were built where
leading Israeli artists will per-
form. Parties marking Indepen-
dence Day were held in 16 com-
munity centers throughout the
city. There were fireworks
displays, campfires and
organized entertainment until
dawn.
\ Synagogue Directory
\ CONGREGATION RETH BRAIL
2111 Swann Avenue 255-6371 or 251-4275 Rabbi Nathan Bryn
.Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. Daily: morning and
evening minyan
TfJRPLE DAVID
' 2001 Swann Avenue251 -4215 Rabbi Samuel Mall inger Services:
Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. Doily: morning and evening
minyan
CONGREGATION K0L AMI
885-3356 Allan Fox, President Services: first and third Friday of
each month at the Community Lodge, Waters and Ola, 8 p.m.
CONGREGATION I0DIPH SHOLOM (Con.erv.tivs)
2713 Bayshor. Boulevard 837-1911 Hazzan William Hauben
Services: Friday, 8:15 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Daily: Minyan, 7:15
I a.m.; Sunday, 9a.m.
CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZEDEK (R.f ona)
3303 Swann Avenue 876-2377 Rabbi Frank Sundheim Services:
Fridoy, 8 p.m.
CHABAD HOUSE
i Jewish Student Center (USF), 3645 Fletcher Avenue 97 68 or
! 985-7926 Rabbi Lazor Rivkin Rabbi Yakov Werde vices:
j Friday, 7 p.m. Shabbos meal follows services
HIUEL
Jewish Student Center, University of South Florida, 13422 Villoge
Circie, Apt. 121 988-7076 or 988-1234 Rabbi Mark Kram Ser-


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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, May 11,1979
Hat Mitzvah
Melissa Perry
Melissa Perry
Melissa Faye Perry, daughter of Sandra Perry
and Charles Perry, will be called to the Torah as a
Bat Mitzvah on May 12 at 10 a.m. at Con-
gregation Rodeph Sholom.
Melissa is in the seventh grade at Wilson
Junior High where she plays clarinet in the school
band. She also enjoys roller skating and horse-
back riding.
The Oneg Shabbat May 11 and the Kiddush
luncheon May 12 will be given by Melissa's
parents in her honor.
Relatives attending include grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. David Freedman of St. Petersburg;
uncle, Wayne Freedman, Tampa; cousin, Mrs.
Jack Morris, Miami; aunt and uncle, Mr. and
Mrs. Ralph Lutzk; cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Martin
Lutzk, Robin and Jason; cousins Mr. and Mrs.
Allan Lutzk; aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Schulman; cousins Susan and Linda, and cousins
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Morris, all from Tampa.
Out-of-town guests include Mr. and Mrs.
Harley Zwem, Clearwater, and Dr. and Mrs.
Marvin Unatin, New Port Richey.
Hadassah Hospital
Fertility Workups
Chen (Women's Army Corps) recruits prepare their rifles before going out to the practice range
during a field exercise.
The Chicks'
Women Playing Role in Army
By BETTY SIGLER
Who's the chick buying out all
the face cream?" Cpl. Nissim
asked an old friend whom he met
in the canteen on his first evening
in the Israel Army's physical
training facility.
"That's a chick? That's a
panther," his friend set him
right. "She's Top Sgt. Andrea,
the senior PT instructor. She
starts each day with a six-mile
run. She can get through two
natural disasters a day."
"Two what?"
"TWO GRADUATION
exercises, the stiffest test in the
book. You run four miles with full
pack. Then comes the swamp, the
dunes and the water barrier.
Then you shimmy down a cliff,
scramble up the Marines net and
take an uphill run. Then you're
ready for a marksmanship test
that would be tough if vou did it
first thing in the morning."
Pursuing pleasanter thoughts,
Nissim asked about a blonde
sergeant who was buying lotion.
"That's Orli. She teaches
snapshooting. You remember
Yossi? Well, when she got
through with him he took the
first prize for the whole Division.
She shoots and teaches equally
well."
Andrea and Orli, two of the
women teachers at the Physical
Training School, are among a
growing number of women who
are teaching in the Air Force, the
Ammunition Corps and :the
Armored Corps in the Israel
Army's constant struggle with
its main problem, the personnel
shortage.
Because of their success, Army
PT instruction has become
largely women's work, one of
over 200 jobs that women do
during their two years of com-
WOMEN'S POSITIONS in
the Israeli Army are behind,
rather than beside the man
behind the gun. Says Col. Dalia
Raz, commanding officer of the
Women's Corps, "We don't have
women attack with the com-
mandoes, where they may be
captured, but there's no reason
why they can't teach the
techniques the commandoes
need, if they're suitably trained.
They can teach the structure and
the weapons system of a tank
once they've learned it even if
they're not going to ride into
battle."
Problems? Well, there is the
cosmetics allowance. It's enough
for a soldier who sits at a switch-
board but not nearly enough for
one who's out on an obstacle
course or the rifle range all day, if
she doesn't want to finish her
army service with a set of
wrinkles, according to Andrea,
Israel Inflation
Rate at 48.1%
TEL AVIV Israel's
inflation rate for 1978 was
48.1 percent, pushing the
cost of living to 2'/i times
what it was three years ago,
the government reports.
The Israeli national
bureau of statistics reported
that the consumer price
index rose 3.4 percent in
December to reach the 48
t percent figure for the vear.
l'he inflation rate for 1977
was 42.5 percent.
It is obvious that a 1979
pledge which was not an
increase over 1978, is ac-
tually a reduced pledge. The
inflation rate in Israel is so
overwhelming that each
pledge must be greatly
increased iust to maintain
Orli, Miriam and
women PT sergeants.
the other
JERUSALEM The Fertility
Clinic at the Hadassah-Hebrew
University Medical Center at-
tracts patients not only from all
over Israel but from all parts of
the Middle East, including Arab
countries at war with Israel, like
Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia,
Lebanon, and Syria, as well as
the Far East, Europe and the
United States. Some patients fly
in to attend the clinic on days as-
signed to them.
The clinic, headed by Dr.
Joseph Schenker, is in the
Gynecology and Obstetrics De-
partment. It is especially suc-
cessful in promoting pregnancy
in women who have ovulation
problems. There are women at
Hadassah who have sought
medical help elsewhere for over
ten years to become pregnant.
One of them, a mother of quad-
ruplets, says, "Dr. Schenker and
his team are wizards there are
not enough superlatives to
describe them."
THE QUADS were born after
treatment in the clinic. She now
is back at Hadassah having given
birth to another child after a gap
of four years and further treat-
ment in the clinic.
Dr. Schenker reports that the
clinic has achieved almost 95 per
cent success inducing ovulation.
It is a complicated process which
needs close follow-up of patients
nearly every day, he explains.
The treatment is very sophis-
ticated and can only be given by
specialists with the aid of labor-
atories which give hormonal esti-
mates within a few hours.
Pergonal, a hormone which is
extracted from women in meno-
pause, is the preferred drug in the
clinic to induce ovulation. Israel
is the only country in the world
which provides Perganol free.
One ampule costs $15, and there
are women who get 100 ampules a
month. This is because the coun-
try encourages population
growth. The drug is provided to
Jews and Arabs alike.
"TREATMENT with Perganol
must be properly carried out,"
Dr. Schenker says, "because it
may result in severe complica-
tions if not monitored well. We
are now putting all data required
to determine the exact time of
ovulation for each patient into a
new computer program that we
have developed. Through this
program, we are able to pinpoint
the day of ovulation. Once this is
known, fertilization of the egg at
the correct time results in preg-
nancy. Special equipment has
been developed in the department
to measure the various factors
affecting ovulation.
Dr. Schenker explains that
lack of ovulation is not the only
cause of sterilty. There may be
mechanical problems such as ob-
struction of the tubes, mainly
caused by infections due to in-
duced abortion, veneral disease
or even the use of an intra-uterine
device. If the damage is due to
infection, surgical treatment may
be unsuccessful. The Department
uses micro-surgical techniques
for the correction of tubal ob-
structions.
Adhesions may also cause
sterility. These may be in the
peritoneal cavity or they may be
in the uterus itself. The basic
research which has been done at
Hadassah on the induction of ad-
hesions as a contraceptive
method is helpful in the treat-
ment of infertility due to intra-
uterine adhesions.
THE HADASSAH Fertility
Clinic treats men as well as
women. In the United States.
fertility clinics usually deal with
women, while men are treated by
urologists. Male infertility may
be due to damage to germinal
tissue of the testes, dilation of the
veins, or obstruction of the tubes
through which the sperm pass, or
hormonal inbalance.
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ly. May 11,1979
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 11
itrauss Appointment Greeted
by Mixed Reactions
Jy JOSEPH POLAKOFF
WASHINGTON (JTA) -
Ictions were decidedly mixed
| President Carter's appoint-
ht of Robert Strauss, one of
[chief trouble-shooters, to be
U.S. Ambassador-at-large
ng the next round of the
Idle East peace negotiations
leduled to begin next month.
B'he appointment was praised
superb" and "great" by
vish communal and political
Servers in Washington and in
Ogress in an Arab-Israeli
Itlement because of Strauss*
rsuasive skills as a mediator.
loTHERS thought his virtually
Ital lack of experience with
labs and Israelis and his Jewish
tckground wojld handicap him.
hese observers also thought the
ipointment was weighted more
, the direction of domestic
llitical considerations than for
fternational progress.
[President Carter, flanked by
Lrauss and Secretary of State
yrus Vance, announced the
ppointment to the media at the
rhite House. It came as a sur-
rise because the talk here had
ion that former Pennsylvania
governor William Scranton, a
liar of the Republican Party;
JcGeorge Bundy, chief of the
|alional Security Council under
esident John Kennedy; or
Jiilip Habib, former Undersec-
Itary of State for Political
fairs; were the nominees, with
lianion, as Vance's candidate,
Insidered the front-runner,
rranton was reported to have
|t lined the offer.
iStrauss will replace Alfred
Uterton, who is now slated to go
Cairo as Ambassador to Egypt
lacing Hermann Eilts, who is
liring to take a professorship at
Iston University.
"STRAUSS, 60, and currently
j. special trade negotiator, will
|B over his new responsibility
Br he guides a multilateral
de package through Congress.
Iviously he was Carter's chief
[at inn fighter. Strauss told
orters that he accepted the
net complex and most dif-
jlt" assignment with
sitation and reluctance" and
"I have got lots of learning
(do." Carter said there "is
jody I know of who is better
flified to take on the complex
| difficult negotiations."
trauss, one of the few non-
krgians to enter Carter's inner
le of advisors at the White
|se, was not in Carter's corner
tie 1976 election until after
^er had virtually garnered the
ination.
fter his appointment was
)uncc(l, Strauss was asked if
bought his Jewishness would
er him in his new task. "I
never considered my
hous origin as an obstacle to
or anything else I've ever
\," Strauss said.
LRTER SAID that he
the appointment with
^li Prime Minister Menachem
and Egyptian President
ar Sadat and "their response
[positive and enthusiastic."
piss had met with Begin and
last week when he headed a
delegation to the two
[fries to discuss U.S. trade
ivestment as a follow-up to
eace treaty.
Oxas native and a lawyer
I offices in Dallas, Strauss
nth in the Democratic Party
I to be its national chairman,
he waa president of
Administration Ploy?
Reform congregation there. He
has been vice president of the
Jewish Federation and co-
operates with the American
Jewish Committee and other
Jewish groups in Dallas.
The President's appointment,
a Democratic Party insider in
Washington told the Jewish
Telegraphic Agency, was based
on the grounds that he is a
"brilliant negotiator" and
"ingenuity" is called for in his
role. Strauss "tries to solve prob-
lems, not highlight them," the
insider, a Jew, told JTA.
OTHERS in Washington told
JTA that the President's ap-
pointment was motivated by
three considerations. One is that
the White House elements in-
The President's ap-
pointment, a Democratic
Party insider in
Washington told the
Jewish Telegraphic
Agency, was based on the
grounds that he is a
'brilliant negotiator'
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volved in the Middle East
consider Strauss will not dispute
their perceptions. A second factor
is that Strauss will seek to
minimize confrontation between
Carter and the Israelis, and third,
in terms of Carter's campaign,
Strauss may succeed in achieve-
ments that would enhance
Carter's standing with the
Jewish community.
This is where we came in'
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Russians Arrive
Frida^Mavll
Continued from Page 1
Paula Zielonka, chairman of this
committee, discussed some of the
difficulties her committee faced
in the coming weeks with the
speed-up of arriving Russian
Jews.
"HI AS was anticipating
40,000 Jews out of Russia this
year. Now that figure has been
raised to closer to 75,000. The
majority seems to be choosing to
live in the Diaspora rather than
Israel. To us in Tampa it means
not being able to catch our breath
for another family will be
following shortly. With the
arrival of the Grishins we will
have taken six people this year
out of the total of 18 expected in
1979. We are very low on lamps,
tables and chairs and small
kitchen items.
"We especially need bed linens
and blankets. And we truly
welcome all contributions. For
larger items we can arrange pick-
up service. And we would be
happy to accept Green Stamps to
ease our shopping woes," Paula
said.
"The volunteers set up an
apartment with just the basics,"
Paula stressed. "It is not a
luxurious arrangement. And we
try to have the refrigerator filled
with basic supplies. All this we
do on a one-time-only basis. And
this week it has all been accom-
plished between noon Tuesday
and noon Friday!"
Anyone wishing to make
donations toward this program
should contact the Tampa Jewish
Social Service at 872-4451.
TheOwMamilv greeting their cousins after a three-year separation, (left to right) 0*3
lrfXon7Zs8hin, Mikhail Cherf, GaUna Gnshin, Svetlana Cherf, Marganta Cherf^
Raphael Cherf.
Friday, May 4, 1979. The new family, Leonid and Galina
Grishin arriving at Tampa International Airport.
Photo by Audrey Haubenstock
Intercongregational Sabbath
The Intercongregational Sab-
bath, sponsored annually by the
Tampa Rabbinical Association
and Congregations Beth Israel,
Kol Ami, Rodeph Sholom and
Schaarai Zedek, will be held Fri-
day, May 25, at 8:15 p.m. at Con-
gegation Rodeph Sholom, 2715
ayshore Boulevard.
Rabbi Frank N. Sundheim of
Congregation Schaarai Zedek will
give the sermon, and Rabbi
Nathan Bryn of Congregation
Beth Israel and Rabbi Martin I.
Sandberg of Congregation
Rodeph Sholom will conduct the
service.
The Sisterhood of Rodeph
Sholom will sponsor the Oneg
Shabbat for this Sabbath. All
Tampa residents are welcome.
NOW Offers
Scholarships
Applications are now being
accepted for three college
scholarships presented annually
to local .students by the Tampa
Section of National Council of
Jewish Women.
Three separate awards, each
valued at $400 $500, are pre-
sented annually to deserving
students in the Tampa area. One
of the scholarships, the Rabbi
David Zielonka Memorial
Scholarship, is funded by the
Tampa Section of Council. The
remaining two scholarships,
privately endowed by local
families as memorial tributes to
departed members of their
families, are the Lillian Stein
Memorial Scholarship and the
Esta Argintar Memorial Scholar-
ship.
All three scholarships are
presented according to
evaluation of applications.
Further information and ap-
plications may be obtained by
contacting Mrs. Howard
Haubenstock, Scholarship Com-
mittee chairman.
High school seniors or college
students who are Jewish and
Hillsborough County residents
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