The Jewish Floridian of Tampa

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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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Jewish Floridian
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v. : ill. ;
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English
Publisher:
Fred K. Shochet
Place of Publication:
Miami, Fla

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Jewish newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Hillsborough -- Tampa

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vo1. 1, no. 1 (Apr. 6, 1979)-
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issues for: v.2, no. 21; v.3, no. 14; v.4, no. 32, and; v.8, no. 3, omitted in numbering sequence and were not published.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issue for Feb. 27, 1981 called also v.3, no. 8, repeating numbering of previous issue.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issue for Nov. 12, 1982 called v.55, no. 46 in masthead, but constitutes v.4, no. 39, as stated in publisher's statement.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issues for Jan. 9 & 23, 1987 called v.9, no. 2 & 3, but constitute v.9, no. 1 & 2 respectively.

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wJewist Florid tin
Off Tampa
Number 33
Tampa, Florida November 16, 1979
f'tOShochel
Price 35 Cents
GttKhrahd*v\
on the Vet Line! /
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The Pretoria News
Forget Jesse Jackson
Blacks Becoming Southern
In Attitudes Toward Jews?
By JUAN WILLIAMS
WASHINGTON Forget
ie .Jackson, Rev. Joseph
mry and Walter Fauntroy as
'compete for newspaper
nes and the title of "Mr. Voice
Hack America." The reality of
split, any anger between
-ks and Jews. jsp.A simple
tel-corner scone: in a poor,
ick neighborhood a Jewish
n owns the corner store. The
re n ner worries about Blacks
ipliftui^. and the Blacks figure
it. since they are buying their
k bread from the store, the
is getting rich off their
The center of any dislike is also
a high school scene: the Jewish
children in most of the upper-
level classes and the Blacks in the
lower, dumber classes. The
Jewish kid in reading glasses.
The Black kid with a basketball
under his arm waiting for gym
class.
TWO BIG. sick, all American
stereotypes, with the weaknesses
of all stereotypes. But in a fast
moving nation where most of us
are strangers, the stereotypes
persist as working assumptions:
an unspoken and often racist
reality in the back of millions of
minds ... a reality of personal
thoughts and feelings behind the
social, economic, ethnic, religious
and racial integration that nice
people tell us is the best of all
worlds.
They tell us that even though,
of course, we live in a world where
white people have mostly white
friends. Black people have mostly
Black friends, rich people have
rich friends, and poor people are
lucky if they ever get into one of
the downtown middle class office
buildings as more than janitors.
In Washington, the city, this
true split between Blacks and
Jews is simple to measure: it is
the difference of opinion between
Sherry Brown, president of the
Continued on Page 10
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We'd Better Behave
>r France Turns Anti-Semitic
P.vJOSKPH FINKLESTONE
London Chronicle Syndicate
he murder of a complex 35-
ar-old Jewish revolutionary
ftist writer, Pierre Goldman,
ft strongly defended Israel's
ht to exist,bomb attacks on
wish shops, flats and centers.
ami-Jewish inscriptions in
vish cemeteries and in the
ets of Paris, have caused pro-
found uneasiness among the
700.000- strong French Jewish
community.
This uneasiness, which in some
Jewish circles has deepened into
fear, has been widened by the fact
that the place of the Jew in a
French society and the per-
sistence of anti-Semitism has
become a major topic of
discussion in French newspapers
and on radio and television.
"Why is there as much talk
about the Jews?" Andre Worm-
ser, president of the Com-
mission on Anti-Semitism of Crif,
the representative council of
French Jewry, has asked
pointedly. "There is no reason at
all for this discussion. Our
support for Israel is a natural
development and should not be
discussed as a problem in
Continued on Page 10
No Mexican
Oil to Israel,
Leftists Say
By CHAIM LAZDEISKI
MEXICO CITY (JTA) A group of left-wing
parties will introduce a bill in the Chamber of Deputies to
suspend Mexican oil sales to Israel, the Socialist Workers
Party has announced. It sais it would act in concert with
other leftist, progressive and "revolutionary circles" to
compel Israel to evacuate "occupied Arab territories" and
comply with other United Nations resolutions relating to
the Palestinian people.
MEXICO HAS become a major supplier of oil to
Israel since Iranian oil shipments were cut off by the
Islamic regime of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
The announcement followed the release here of a joint
statement by President Jose Lopez Portillo and visiting
President Henryk Jablonski of Poland dealing with in-
ternational affairs which stated, among other things, the
need for a general peace settlement in the Middle East
that would include "recognition of the legitimate rights of
he Palestinian people."
Judy Rosenkranz
Heads Women's Drive
Kay Jacobs, president of the
Tampa Jewish Federation
Women's Division, has an-
nounced the appointment of Judy
Rosenkranz as chairman for the
1980 Women's Division Cam-
paign. Last year, the Women's
Division was responsible for
raising $116,000 of the $612,000
total community campaign.
Judy ha held key leadership
roles in the community and last
year served as division co-
chairman for the Pacesetters
Division. She is currently serving
as editor of the Jewish Floridian
of Tampa and is a member of the
Tampa Jewish Federation board
of directors.
In her appointment, Kay
Jacobs stated, "Judy has shown
a consistent and total dedication
to the cause of Jewish life that is
in the best tradition of leader-
ship, and she brings to the
position first-rate organizational
skills that will greatly benefit our
Women's Division."
\Anne Thai to Participate in CJF General Assembly
Anne Thai, executive director
of Tampa Jewish Social Service,
has been invited to participate in
two different programs at the
Council of Jewish Federations
General Assembly in Montreal,
Nov. 14-18. The Association of
Jewish Family and Children's
Agencies is holding its annual
meeting in conjunction with the
CJF General Assembly. The
Tampa Federation will have six
delegates at this conference.
Ms. Thai will be a workshop
leader for the program on "Ser-
vices to Families in Transition."
During a special program on
public relations, Thai will present
the Tampa Jewish Social Service
slide show as an example of what
a community can do to explain its
services.
Tampa Jewish Social Service is
an agency of the Tampa Jewish
Federation providing individual
marital and family counseling,
consultation and education
services, information and referral
services, resettlement of Russian
families and limited job
placement.
Judy Rosenkranz
Judy is a past president of
Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood and
has served as an officer in
National Council of Jewish
Women. She has served on the
Women's Division and Campaign
Cabinet for the last several years.
She was vice president of the
Tampa Junior Women's Club and
Li currently on the board of the
Hillsborough County Bar
Auxiliary. -
In accepting this position.
Judy said, "The growth of the
Tampa Jewish community has
been astounding to watch.
Likewise the Jewish services
offered locally have been in-
creasing. We must be sure that
the community keeps up with
this growth both in education
and in dollars. The Womer s
Division has consistently led ti -
way, and I know we will be able
to do so once again. We in Tampa
have a strong responsibility lo
Jews both in Israel and
throughout the world and we
must continue to do our part.'
K Thai


Page 2.
The Jetcish Flondian of Tampa
Russians Have Tearful Tampa Reunion
Thank you very much.
Tampa Jewish community. It has
been made very easy for Russian
people to come here. Gahna
Gnshin said on the eve of the
arrival of her mother from
Russia. Galina and her husband.
Leo. have only been in this
country since May. and now they
were waiting for Galina s mother.
Lua Yura. who would be arriving
from Kharkov Galina works for
Morrisons Cafeteria, and Leo
works for Florida Fisherman s
Supply.
Struggling to overcome the
differences of Russian and
English. Galina could hardly
contain herself as time seemed to
move so slowly now that her
mother would be arriving. They
had last seen each other in
January when the Gnshins left
Kharkov. Since that time. Mrs
Yura had been waiting for the
papers that would let her join her
family
The Gnshins have a 25-year
old son. Jan. who remains in the
Ukraine, but they hope he wil be
able to come to Tampa even-
tually. We do not expect him
too soon. The papers are taking a
long time now for L'kranian Jews
But we wak and we hope, said
Galina
THE TEARS were everywhere
as mother and daughter were
reunited last week The waiting
delegation of recent Russian
emigres, now members of the
Tampa community, were almost
as excited as the Gnshins and
their relatives, the Cherfs. Liza
Yura was the 41st Russian to
come to Tampa and the seventh
family to arrive m 1979.
Mrs Yura. who has been in
Rome since Sept 20 waiting to
join her children, is retired from
her years of working in a cafe.
Galina s father was killed during
World War II Mrs Yura's
apartment on Swann is located
only a few blocks from the
Gnshins apartment
The Tampa Jewish Social
Service, through funds provided
by the Tampa Jeweh Federation.
oversees the resettlement process
through the efforts of their staff
and a hardworking committee
chaired by Paula Ziefonka. The
welcoming delegation adjourned
from the airport to Mrs Yura's
new apartment for a welcoming
celebration and Russian gabfest.
Minnie Salsbury. Eva Linsky. Betty Shalett and Psutne Chatow received benefactor's pins
from Rabbi Martin Sandberg at the recent Tomh Fund Luncheon at Rodeph Shoiom
Synagogue Betty ShaUtt. chairman of the Tomh Fund Campaign, also re:
pin. This national project collected 30 percent oier its aa :tt and the money uul be sent to the
Jeu ish Theological Seminary Also honored as benefactors uere Rose Anynou::; the late Mary
Walker. Lu Lynn. Thane Levine. Blossom Leibouixz. and Sue Greenberger 'photo. Audre'x
Haubenstock)
'Jewish Women for Jewish Survival'
Jewish Women for Jewish
Survival will hold an
organizational meeting Wed-
nesday. Nov. 21. at 8 p.m. at the
home of Dr and Mrs Jav Older
B1 V Riverhilis Rd Temple
Terrace
The evening will involve
discussing the projected goals of
the organization, including in-
creasing and enriching Jewish
cultural activities throughout the
city of Tampa.
Among these are anti-cult
programs, adult education
classes, college cultural activeks
for University of South Florida
and University of Tampa, and
campaigns to enhance Jewish
Klentity such as public Chanuka*
Menorah lighting at the Frankiz:
St. Mail, a Sabbath candie-ugh:-
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:r5cers A special
La.. ML^er. Jewish
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women are
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contact Malka
NCCJ Sponsors Interfaith Service
The National Conference of
Christians and Jews, in
cooperation with 10 of
community s leading clergy.
da
TJF Young Leadership
Hosts Another Success
.-. -.. .- --_-service Wedaaad 7 30 p at t r-i.'..-: U at Cecelia earwater.
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The Tampa Jewish Federation
loung Leadership Development
Groups 1 and II held a most
-sful event at the Jewish
Communitv Center Saturdav
'
Both groups met separately
before merging to hear the guest
speaker Plans for future events
jssed by the groups
a Shabbat dinner
>ns on J-
olocaust. being Jewish
Aaron Rosenbaum guest
speaker for the evening, ad-
dressed the 80 participants on
issues concerning American
policy in the Middle East
Rosenbaum s presentation was
followed by a question and an-
swer session which lengthened
the program by an additional two
hours
-hi would like to know more
about this group, call the Jewish
Com.- mter and ask for
\o^ 1 >a > A asserberger
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The serv.ee *:ii include
representatives fr^n the
Catholic Jewsh. and Protestant
religious communities. The
featured speakers for the
evening s program will be Rabbi
Arthur Baseman, the spwitual
leader of Temple B na:
Israel-Reform in Clearwater. and
Bmkop W. Thomas Larkin. of the
Catholic Diocese of St Peters-
burg.
According to the organizer of
the event. Robert H Kittrell. the
Bay area director of NCCJ the
>se for
worship servy
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vited The Rev Michael DeYine.
pastor at St Cecelia Cathouc
Church, is the host for this event
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The
mother. Lua Yura, at Tampa International Airport Mrs. ,
arrived in Tampa on the last leg of her journey from Russia.
waiting was over for Galina Grishin as she greeted]
her. Lua Yura, at Tampa International Airport Mrs. VI
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.4 smiling, happy Liza Yura is reunited with her daaghi
Galina. and her son-in-law, Leo Grishin. (photos: A\tAn\
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This Special Bar Mitzvah
Includes Hebraic Dance
Annie and Becky Margolin of
Ifimpa traveled Norfolk. Va
to attend the Bar Mitzvah of
their great-nephew Laurence
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\Laurencc and Wendi Brewer
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TORONTO (JTA) Nathan Nurgetz, a 43-year-
lld Winnipeg lawyer, has been appointed to the Canadian
Senate by Prime Minister Joe Clark. He was formerly
[resident of the Progressive Conservative Association of
lanada.
This appointment makes Nurgetz the sixth Jewish
Jenator. The others are Davic Croll, Carl Goldenberg,
pdne> Buckwold, Jack Austin and Jack Marshall.
NURGETZ HAS 32 years to serve until he reaches
he retirement age of 75. Heath MacQuarrie, 59, of Prince
dward Island, an outspoken advocate of Arab causes,
(fas also appointed to the Senate.
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Brewer knowing they were going
to a special occasion, but they did
not know just how unique this
Bar Mitzvah would be.
Laurence, the son of Dr. and
Mrs. Herbert Brewer, was
presented a most precious gift by
his sister Wendi. During the
ceremony, Wendi danced for her
brother, a very old and almost
forgotten Hebraic dance of
celebration. Gifts of poetry,
music and dance have long been
personal gifts to young Jewish
men as treasures of intellectual
stimulation and respect. Among
the Sephardic Jews in Spain,
these were the most honored of
gifts to Bar Mitzvah boys,
especially when presented by a
member of the immediate family.
Wendi wore a Hebraic gown of
light golden sand with floral em-
broidery .of red, green, lavender
and blue. In the final moments of
the dance, she presented
Laurence with a scarlet rose,
symbolic of a long and pros-
perous life. Authentic steps were
furnished to Wendi's teacher,
Gene Hammett, artistic director
of the Tidewater Ballet
Association, by the New York
Dance Library and ethnic dance
professor, "La Meri."
This Bar Mitzvah was one of
the most beautiful and meaning-
ful ones that Annie and Becky
have ever attended, they
reported.
Kol Ami Announces
Special Meeting
Congregation Kil Ami will hold
a special congregational meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m., at
the Carroll wood Rec Center,
corner McFarland and Orange
Grove Drive, according to Col.
Allan Fox, Kol Ami president.
This meeting has been called to
show the congregation the
finalized plans for the building
and to request permission to
proceed with plans for the
groundbreaking tentatively set
for Dec. 16. This construction
would be the first phase of a three
phase building project.
Kol Ami, Tampa's newest
congregation, now numbers over
100 families primarily in the
northwest area. The first phase
would include approximately
11,000 square feet, including an
expandable sanctuary-social hall,
classrooms and offices. The
congregation property is located
one block east of Dale Mabry on
Moran Road. Overall chairman
for the building project is David
Zohar.
Thanksgiving Joint Service
Began Some 25 Years Ago
By JANE GOLDMAN
If one searched the archives, deep and dusty, for the exact date of
the First Joint Thanksgiving Day Service between Palma Ceia United
Methodist Church and Congregation Schaarai Zedek, it might be
revealed as being some 25 years ago.
The service was started by Rabbi David Zielonka and the then
minister of the Palma Ceia United Methodist Church, Rev. Paul
Wagner. It was one of the first interfaith, goodwill gestures in the
community and has since become a tradition.
Whether or not any of the theology of one group is absorbed by
the other is unknown and probably not too important. The important
aspect of this joint endeavor is fellowship and of that, there is an
abundance.
This year the service will be held at Congregation Schaarai Zedek,
3303 Swann Ave., Thanksgiving Day, at 10 a.m. Clergy and lay
leaders of both congregations will participate. The sermon will be
delivered by Rev. Roland Vansant, senior minister of the Palma Ceia
United Methodist Church.
The service will be followed by a social hour to be held in the
Annis Memorial Biblical Gardens. A most cordial invitation to join in
worship on this Thanksgiving Day is extended to all.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, November 16
Integrity as a Practice
President Carter took the occasion at a press
conference last week to lash out at Iran's takeover of
the U.S. Embassy in Teheran. With Ireland's Prime
Minister John Lynch at his side, a man who is much
plagued by terrorism himself, the President declared
that the U.S. would never succumb to the threats
and intimidations of murderers and terrorists.
At the very same time, the United States was
freely and forthrightly acknowledging that it would
accept any effort on the part of the Palestine
Liberation Organization to intercede with the
Ayatollah Khomeini in behalf of the 60 American
hostages incarcerated by Iranian students at our
Embassy.
If this isn't a case of doubletalk, then we never
saw one. Just who and what does President Carter
think the PLO is, a women's auxiliary garden club?
The acts of terrorism this outfit proudly claims to be
of its own authorship would be enough to enshrine
the PLO in the halls of infamy reckoned by the most
generous of standards.
Yet there was Mr. Carter, denouncing terrorism,
while at the same time his administration was con-
ceding that it was seeking a terrorist band's
assistance in Teheran.
We are not so much concerned with consistency
as a principle as we are with integrity as a practice.
In our view, the President's attack on terrorism was
without integrity.
A Cute Scheme
There is not doubting Robert Strauss' remark-
able capabilities in jawboning in the old Lyndon
Johnson style in which jawboning in fact becomes
behind-the-scenes armtwisting.
There is also no doubting Sol Linowitz'
credentials in the diplomatic arena.
We raised an eyebrow when President Carter
chose Strauss as his special envoy to the Israel-
Egypt peace negotiations in the Middle East, not
because of his qualifications, but because he is
Jewish. We did not raise the point at the time; we
thought to question the President's motives then
would be a supreme example of reverse dis-
crimination.
But now that Mr. Carter has chosen Sol
Linowitz to succeed Strauss, we believe that the
President's motives must be questioned. Two
American Jewish negotiators in a row? Are there no
other qualified men he can think of who are not
Jewish?
The point is that what the President clearly has
in mind is that a Jewish negotiator will bend back-
wards to accommodate any pressure the ad-
ministration may have in mind for more and more
and more Israeli concessions.
By the best of standards, Mr. Strauss is not
much of a Jewish community-oriented Jew. But Mr.
Linowitz is. The Carter administration's scheme may
be cute, but it is hardly praiseworthy.
Agenda for the 1980's
The Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare
* unds has gradually become the representative body
of North American Jewry. When it holds its General
Assembly each year, it sets the agenda for the some
800 Jewish communities in the United States and
Canada it serves.
. Th,e,?'?F'?.48th General Assembly, which is
being held in Montreal now through Sunday, Nov
18, is especially important because it must deal with
the agenda for the next decade. Continued support
for Israel, the ongoing quest for peace in the Middle
East, the issue of Soviet Jewry, and the problems of
t M m endangered areas are all high on the agenda
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Jimmy as *JC a Near- Winner
AS AN editor who occasionally
is also called upon to writ* a
headline for one news story or
another. 1 am particularly
sensitive to the length of the
names of those people who are
the everyday fare of the
professional headline-writer.
A headline-writer"s lot is sheer
frustration resulting from his
never-ending search for ways to
fit the names of our leading lights
into a two-or even four-column
spread, let alone that most lonely
of newspaper items, the single-
column story.
THE PROBLEM is not simply
to come up with any old way, but
a way that is essentially
respectable, by which I mean
suitable to the stellar status of
the personality involved. And
also to come up with a way that is
occasionally even funny, not to
mention punny that technique
by which the headline-writer
demonstrates his otherwise
hidden intellectual capability-
Take the French president,
Mindlin
Valery Giscard d'Estaing. What
can a headline-writer do with a
mouthful like that? This is an
important issue especially now
that this Gallic prince of pomp
and preciousness has fallen from
his personal pinnacle into the be-
jewelled slime native to most
other politicians, who wallow in it
as a matter of course.
When the news broke that this
most pure soul had accepted a 30-
carat tray of diamonds as a gift
from the now-deposed Central
joining the chords
African Emperor Jean.E
Bokassa, what was a hea
writer to do?
HE COULD only do
everyone else had been doin
until then call him Gis
Still, that has 7 characters
for a "head count" of 6.5
since the "i" in discard's
only takes up half the sp_
the others, and that's a lo
characters.
Really, all that can be
with Giscard is to mention
without saying why, since th
would be no more space left 1
that the imperious d'Esti
would mind. Any part of hin.
reasons, and especially his na
speaks for itself; it needs no i
ditions attached, the Boka
flap notwithstanding.
But for the frustrated headli
writer, the problem remains.]
is not a politician, and must i
forward. Now Valery, as
alternative, has only 6 cha
ters, for a count of 5.5, becaj
the "1," like the "i," is alsoi
half a unit. But how are
going to call the president I
France Valery, even in a headlij
just to save one full unit? It's i
fitting: Quai d'Orsay would
berserk.
TO MAKE the problem
domestic, in effect to bring I
down from the Gallic clouds I
splendor unbefitting a de
democratic American, take Zbj
niJW Brzezinski. Under the i
of circumstances, th
would hardly fit into an
-let alone even the
of an ordinary newspap
Hut precisely because we
decent democratic Americans, i
one has taken offense since tl
day that the headline-writers fin
devised Zbig to get around t|
lamentable length of the Nation
Security Adviser's name. And]
Brzezinski has, he isn't to
knowledge saying anythiri
about it. particularly since Zb|
is without a doubt preferable I
Br/., which made an uncommon
quick appearance and dij
appearance from the front pag
of the press immediately as
was appointed to his prese
Continued on Page 9
Jewish Anxieties in Quebec
Friday, November 16,1979
Volume 1
26 HESHVAN 5740
Number 33
By MICHAEL SOLOMON
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Henri Rochefort's mot celebre
about the French empire under
Napoleon III: "France counts
forty million subjects beside all
the subjects of discontent," hold
true for Quebec these days.
Late next spring or in early
summer, six million Quebecers
80 percent of them French-speak-
ing Catholics will be called
upon to vote on whether or not
they are in favor of a new
relationship between Quebec and
English Canada based on a vague
formula of Sovereignty-Associa-
tion.
The question has yet to be
formulated officially by govern-
ment and opposition but what-
ever its formulation a "yes" will
definitely pave the way for the
creation of an independent
Quebec and, as a logical con-
sequence, the dismantling of
Canada.
ONCE THE Canadian
province most populated by
Jews, Quebec still has a
population of over 100,000 Jews.
The referendum looming on the
horizon has created uneasiness
verging on anguish among a
majority of Jews living in this
province.
Since the Parti Quebecois came
to power in 1976. several
thousand Jews some say the
figure is between 6-10,000
mostly young, dynamic, univer-
sity graduates as well as owners
of small and medium business,
have silently moved over the
border to Ontario and farther
west. But the majority, some
109,000, are still here waiting for
the other shoe to fall.
The government of Premier
Rene Levesque, fully aware that
the overwhelming majority of
Jews will vote against the policy
of sovereignty-association, has
tried hard to reassure the Jewish
public of its "good intentions."
Recently, the proposed 20 per-
cent cut in subsidies for the
Jewish day schools (the pretext
invoked was that not enough
French was taught in Jewish day
schools) was frozen.
WORD IS being spread by the
government that the State of
Israel is positively perceived even
though moves are made towards
Arab countries by the same
officials with an eye to Arab
investments in Quebec. This
ambiguous policy has sown mis-
trust among Jews.
Nonetheless, the PQ govern-
ment affirms to all and sundry
that nothing will happen to
Jewish interests and business
should, one day, Quebecers vote
for separation from the rest of
Canada.
Parallel to the government's
reassurances, a spate of articlej
has recently been published ii
which the Jewish community
whose "leadership lacks thf
courage of adapting itself to I
new historical values and se
unable to take the necessar
risks." has been cast as villain. Ii|
other words, the leadership
Quebec Jewry is not acting
accordance with the "new trend J
when it should be aligning it
to the independence orientation.
WHOEVER the enthusiast
proponents of alignment with tha|
"new trend" are, they seem "
forget the built-in suspicii
nature of the Jewish peop
whenever faced with sudde
political change. Nationalistic orj
revolutionary upheavals hav
always been as a source
worries and uncertainties by th
Jewish people. And the break-upj
of Canada under any formu
represents a major worry
Quebec Jews. With a tradition <
more than two centuries
existence in Quebec, the Jewu
community remembers y/e\j.
extreme difficulties enountered a
its daily contact with botnl
French-Catholic and Ang
Protestant communities.
With the exception of a ft* I
intellectuals who were treated
traitors who sold their souls to
the Jews, the Gentiles openly
showed their hostility to Jews in |
Continued on Page 8


November 16.1979
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 5
\jjig Apple Mobilizes Against Violence
By YITZHAK RABI
ItfWYORK-UTA)-
' emergency conference
r^bUize community and
Enforcement agencies
Lbat the recent wave
'burglaries, arson and
alism against syna-
ues and other houses of
?hip in the New York
opolitan area was held
the American-Israel
iendship House here.
[The participants in-
representatives of
Irish and Christian coro-
nal and religious groups,
king police officers and
i and state officials.
liHK CONFERENCE,
sored by the Jewish
jnunity Relations Council of
(York, was presented with an
It-point emergency program
leal with crime and
ation of houses of worship.
ddition. a $500 reward was
faj for information leading to
tarrest and conviction of the
etrators.
IHrs. Peggy Tishman, vice
dent of the JCRC and
nan of its committee on
ice liaison, declared. "We
uider this an urgent and
us problem not only for the
nsh community but for all
pie of New York."
I She noted that churches and
Sgious schools. like
igogues. have been the
ets of such assaults and said
I organisation is proposing "an
out drive involving all ethnic
religious groups to assist
ice. the district attorneys and
responsible for law en-
ncnt in their efforts to stop
l Crimes."
IMALSOLM HOENLEIN.
tutive director of the JCRC,
Letter to the Editor
introduced the program. It calls
for intensive efforts to improve
security at houses of worship in
cooperation with the Police Crime
Prevention Unit; to approach the
Law Enforcement Assistance
Administration to fund the
development of model security
programs for houses of worship
and to make available security
devices at reasonable costs; to
request the New York State
legislature to increase the
penalties for crimes against
houses of worship; to work with
insurance companies to provide
coverage to all synagogues and
reduce the cost of premiums; and
to seek an increase in the New
York Police Department's houses
of worship patrols.
Deputy Police Chief Rudolf J.
Ponzini, commanding officer of
the Queens detective area, and
Robert Mclnerny of the crime
prevention section, expressed the
Police Department's concern over
these crimes. They stressed that
the police will need "the
cooperation" of the community
to help solve the problem.
Charles Straut, executive
director of the Council of
Churches, Brooklyn Division,
pledged the support of the
Christian community. "If we
don't speak up now, we can be
next," he said. Another com-
munity leader, Manuel Sanchez,
executive director of the Council
on Inter-Religious Relations,
condemned the crimes against
houses of worship.
Ex-POC's Plead
For Continued Zeal
D1T0R, The Jewish Floridian
of Tampa:
I think that the time has come
^hen congratulations should be
to the Hillsborough
unty School Board. Their show
concern over the variables
ch are associated with the
Kline in the quality of public
ducation was well exemplified in
"nir issue of whether a hat, worn
conjunction with religious
efs, i9 appropriate attire for
^tendance in a county public
Isn't it about time to get back
the right track and .start
ndering on ideas which will
a higher quality of
nation to Hillsborough
f? Does a child's
otional coherence really
nd upon whether he or she is
a hat, and then upon
type of hat he or she must
"hat results in this type of
*y policy making is a waste of
^payers' time and money. I, as
*ny others like myself, am tired
hard earned money being
1 on the unnecessary
"wrations that are taking
* on these types of issues
1 carry insignificant im-
nce I am also tired of the
being wasted which could
can be used in the develop-
Jt of an educational system of
quality for Hillsborough
unty.
these types of issues are
*ed to continue, which have
real significance to the
mount problems of our
ent educational system, then
'only we, as residents of Hills-
Pugh County, but also our
en, will be the apparent
1 in the end.
MICHAEL A. EURICH
Tampa
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Three former Soviet Jewish
Prisoners of Conscience
urged the American public
not to relax its campaign on
behalf of Soviet Jews. They
said they feared the recent
increases in Soviet Jewish
emigration would lull
Americans into a false
sense of victory, while in
reality, more Jews than
ever before are denied exit
visas.
The three, Eduard Kuznetsov
Anatoly Altman and Wulf
Zalmanson, spoke today at a
press conference sponsored by
the National Conference on
Soviet Jewry (NCSJ) at the
Carnegie Endowment Center
here.
THE THREE were recently
touring the U.S. on a mission
designed to rally American public
support to secure the release of
Iosif Mendelevich, Yuri Federov
and Aleksei Murzhenko, whc
have been in Soviet labor camps
for more than 10 years. They are
imprisoned for their part in the
June, 1970 attempt to hijack a
Soviet airplane and fly to Israel.
Altman, Salmanson and three
other Jews were pardoned in
April by Soviet President Leonid
Brezhnev, while Kuznetsov was
among a group of five prisoners
exchanged by the U.S. for two
Soviet citizens convicted of
spying in New Jersey.
Recently, Kuznetsov, Altman
and Zalmanson met in
Washington with National
Security Advisor Zbigniew
Brzezinski, Congressmen and
other U.S. officials. They said
Brzezinski promised the U.S. will
increase its efforts on behalf of
Soviet Jews.
IN A press conference here,
Zalmanson said that Men-
delevich, who is an Orthodox
Jew, suffers more and is subject
to harsher treatment because he
refuses to abandon his religious
practices. Although he was
originally sentenced to a labor
camp, he has been transferred to
Chistopol Prison.
Bar Mitzvah
Matthew Seifter
Matthew David Seifter, son of Ellen and Nolan
Jensen and Fred Seifter, will be called to the
Torah as a Bar Mitzvah tomorrow at 6 p.m. at
Congregation Beth Israel.
Matthew is an eighth grade student at
Buchanan Junior High, where he is in an honor
math class. He also participates in soccer, Young
Judea, AZA and attends the Beth Israel Hebrew
School.
The family will host a kiddish following ser-
vices at Beth Israel with a dinner to follow at the
Swiss House. Grandmother Martha Saffer from
Miami, and grandparents Harriet and Barney
Libbin, Tampa, and Hannah and Eddie Obadiah,
New York, will share in the celebration.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, November 16, ij
Daf Yomi
Education in Judaism
By
RABBI THEODORE BROD
Dedicated to my daughter the educator
"The intelligent shall shine brilliantly like the brilliance of
the sky; and they that bring many to righteousness shall be like
the stars forever and ever." (Daniel 12:3)
Rab said the first part of the sentence, "The intelligent,"
applies to a judge (Dayun) who gives forth a true verdict on true
evidence (true to its own truth). The second part, "They that
bring many to righteousness," applies to the teachers of
children, who teach their pupils the way of righteousness. As to
the teachers it is written, "May those that love him be as the
rising of the sun in his might." (Judges 5:31) IBaba Bathra 8b)
A favorite saying of Raba was: "The goal of wisdom is repen-
tance and good deeds." (Berachoth 17a)
When Rabbi Eliezer fell ill. his disciples visited him. They
said: "Master teach us the paths of life so that we may win the
life of the future world." He answered: Be solicitous for the
honor of your colleagues, set your children between the knees of
scholars, and when you pray, know before whom you are
standing."
Preferred Treatment
for Teachers
Rabbi Dimi from Nehardea (Babylon) brought a load of figs
' in a boat. The Exilarch said to Raba, "Go and see if he is a
scholar, and if so reserve the market for him so that no one else
should sell figs till he has disposed of his stock." "Go and smell
his jar." (A Babylonian expression: see whether the wine is
good; i.e. test his scholarship).
Raba accordingly greeted him and put to him the following
question: "If an Elephant swallows a basket and passes it out
with its excrement, is it subject to the rules of unclean, is it
regarded as being still a basket or as excrement?" He did not
know the answer. He did not reserve the market for him and so
his figs were a dead loss. He appealed to Rabbi Joseph, saying:
"See how they have treated a teacher in Israel." Shortly af-
terwards Rabbi Adda B. Abba died by an untimely death. Rabbi
Dimi said: It is through me that he has been punished because
he caused a teacher a great loss. However Abaye saiH it was his
own transgressions that caused his death Because he used to
say to his students: "Instead of gnawing bones in the school of
Abaye, why do you not come to eat fat meat in the school of
Raba?" He claimed that the teaching in Raba's school was
superior.
Rab Judah said in the name of Rab: "Anyone who is not a
scholar and parades in the scholar's cloak is not admitted within
the circle of the Holy One. blessed be He." IBaba Bathra 98a)
Tradition
A guarantee of the authenticity of material being taught
was necessary and this was found in the chain of tradition. The
"teachings" had been transmitted from Moses, through Joshua,
Elders, Prophets down to the days of the Great Synagogue,
through the "Pairs" to Hillel and Shammai, from there it passes
to the carefully guarded schools. The genuineness of tradition,
could be assured only if in every generation it had been in the
custody of trustworthy teachers.
Study as well as prayer is Avodah, worship, like the service
of the Altar (Mizbaeach). The conception of individual study
and collective study as a form of Divine Service have persisted
in Judaism throughout the ages.
The ideal in our religion was a people instructed not only in
the observance of religion but in the conceptions of the character
of God, His will and His purpose for mankind. The in-
strumentalities created for this and eventually constituted a
complete system of education, from the elementary to the most
advanced training of a rabbi in Israel.
In Palestine and in Syria and Babylonia, lessons were read
in Hebrew and interpreted in the Aramaic vernacular of the
land: and in this same language the explanation followed.
The Jews in exile had lost their knowledge of the Hebrew
language, the Scriptures were translated into Greek. The Greek
translation of the Torah is the oldest of which we have any
knowledge. It was a necessity for the Jews in Greek speaking
countries.
Elementary schools for boys were established, mostly
supported by the community. The Torah was used as a textbook
to teach reading. Bible schools were established, taught by
competent members of the congregation.
Students attended advanced studies in Rabbinical Schools,
in which they learned Halacha (Law) Midrash and Talmud.
These studies required a good memory, many fell out by the
way; very few graduated as qualified teachers and masters in
Judaica.
"Such is the usual way of the world; a thousand enter Bible
School a hundred graduate to the study of Mishna, 10 of them
go to Talmud study and only one arrives at the "teacher
degree." (Midrash, Eccl. 7:28)
Shabbat Sholom!
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By DAVID FRIEDMAN
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Former Prime Minister Yitzhah
Rabin again cited Israeli law as
the reason he could not comment
on reports that censors deleted a
section from his memoirs
describing the expulsion of
50,000 Arabs from Lod and
Ramie during Israel's War of
Independence.
But Rabin told an overflow
audience at Manhattans
Congregation B"nai Jeshurun
that during the 1948-49 war,
which he described as the
"longest, most bitter war" in
Israel's history, both Arab and
Jewish settlements were
destroyed, and both Arabs and
Jews had to evacuate set-
tlements.
RABIN'S REMARKS were
made at the opening session of
the Conservative congregation's
"Dialogue "79" series in which he
answered questions on a wide
range of subjects posed to him by
Rabbi William Berkowitz,
spiritual leader of the con-
gregation and creator of the 29-
year-old series.
When Berkowitz asked him
about a recent New York Times
report that censors deleted a
section on the expulsion of the
Arabs on Premier David Ben
Gurion's orders, Rabin said if
there were such an "alleged"
account in his book, The Rabin
Memoirs, and if it was censored,
he would not be able to discuss it
under Israeli law.
But Rabin, who was a brigade
commander in the War of
Independence, urged people
before they judge what happened
in a war to find out who started
it. He pointed out that Israel's
leaders had been ready to accept
the truncated state recommended
by the United Nations but first
Arabs in Palestine attacked the
Jews, and then Israel was in-
vaded by the armies of seven
Arab states. He said half of the
Israeli civilians and soldiers
killed in Israels 31-year history
died in that war.
HE SAID if the Arabs had
accepted partition, as Israel had,
there would not be now more
than 30 years of prolonged war,
or a Palestinian refugee problem,
or would there have been the
large number of Jewish refugees
that came from Arab countries
after the War of Independence.
Turning to current issues,
Rabin repeated his belief that a
solution to the West Bank should
come through an agreement be-
tween Israel and Jordan rather
than the autonomy proposed by
Prime Minister Menachem
Benin.
He said a West Bank con-
trolled by Jordan will always see
Amman as its capital, not
Jerusalem, while he believes the
Arabs elected to the self-
governing authority would
agitate for East Jerusalem as
their capital.
RABIN, a leader of the Labor
Party opposition, said the dif-
ference over the West Bank with
the Begin government is one of
attitude. He said both believe in
the historic right of Jews to all of
Eretz Israel, that Jerusalem
should remain undivided as
Israel's capital, that there should
be no return to the pre-1967
borders, that there should not be
a Palestinian state and that there
should be no negotiations with
the Palestine Liberation Or-
ganization.
But Begin's position, as made
clear in the 1977 election cam-
paign that brought Likud to
office, is that there should be no
foreign sovereignty between the
Jordan River and the Mediter-
ranean. Rabin said. He said the
I,abor Party, however, was
willing to give up the parts of the
West Bank that were heavily
populated by Arabs in return for
real peace.
Rabin said that in addition, he
personally does not want to be i
control of 1.6 million Arabs wk
don't want to be part of Israel.
HE SAID he wants a Jewislj
State and that means
population 75-80 percent Jewish]
Rabin added that if there were sii
to eight million Jews in Isr
today instead of three-and-ah
million, his position might
different. "I don't see that many
olim have come from the affluent]
societies where most of the
Jewish population lives outside
of Israel and the Soviet Union."
W. Germany's Jews, Catholics
Meet to Seek Understanding
Republic of
REGENSBURG, West
Germany (JTA) The
International Liaison Committee
between the Roman Catholic
Church and Judaism held its
eighth annual meeting in this
Bavarian city last week, the first
ever held in Germany. Chancellor
Helmut Schmidt took note of
that historic fact in a message of
greetings telegraphed to
Auxiliary Bishop Karl Flugel in
which he stated:
"What Jews had to suffer in
the painful years of the National
Socialist dictatorship is a burden
which also concerns your
deliberations in Regensburg. It is
for this reason that I wish to
express to you my gratitude that
your encounter is taking place in
the Federal
many."
THE MESSAGE added: "
you are meeting for the first tin
in a German city, we
reminded not only how serioud
are the consequences ol
estrangement and lack of unl
derstanding between religious!
communities, but also howl
important it is to seek a dialogue!
against the background of
burdensome common ex|
perience."
Committe members visited the I
former concentration camp of I
Flossenburg where prayers werel
said for the Jewish and Christian!
victims who died there.
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November 16,1979
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page'/
By LESLIE AIDMAN
/Coll me about your social newt
at 872-4470)
Congregation Rodeoh Sholom held a brunch for new
I members on Nov. 11 at the home of Betty and Sheldon Shalett.
I This lovely affair was chaired by Elaine Videra with the help of
bercommittee Betty Shallet, Lil Barren, and Mimi Weiss.
Sneaking of Congregation Rodeoh Sholom, their youth
grouDs' calendars are chockfull of activities this month. The
USY Group (which is made up of students from grades 9-12)
held a IV" Rally and Pizza" on Nov. 4 in the synagogue youth
lounge This event was scheduled in order to make plans and
oreoaration for the Jacksonville Sub-Regional Convention which
6 being held at the Jacksonville Jewish Community Center this
I weekend.
On Nov. 11, USY had a guest speaker at their meeting, Ms.
I Anne Thai, executive director of Tampa Jewish Social Service,
who suoke on the topic, "Am I My Brother's Keeper." Diane
Levine, USY advisor, arranged for this stimulating lecture.
The Kadima Group (seventh and eighth graders) has also
been active. On Nov. 11 they held a "Sports Sunday" which
began at 9 a.m. at Congregation Rodeoh Sholom. There was
comnelition in various team snorts, such as volleyball and ping-
pong; also, prizes were awarded at the end of the competition.
Lee Mezrah is the athletic director for Kadima. Preceding the
cumtH'lition, breakfast and services were held.
We love hearing about youth activity and involvement, so
everyone, keeo letting us know!
Lillian Rosenkrantz marks a soecial date in her life this
month with the celebration of her 50th year as a member of the
IndeiHindent Order of Foresters. The organization marked this
soecial event by awarding Lillian the 50th jewel pin. The Order
ni Foresters is a nationwide organization whose members may or
may not have insurance. In addition to various volunteer ser-
uo s ihey provide, mainly they look out for and take care of
their members. Lillian's husband joined this organization first,
uo in New York, and then Lillian joined after she was married.
Lillian, who has been residing in Tamoa now for five years,
has been coming from New York to her sister in Tampa for the
laM 53 years. She now lives at the Jewish Towers. Her eldest
daughter, Edith MacNamara, resides in Clearwater and comes
ova lo visit Lillian weekly. Her youngest daughter, Naomi
Weiss, will be retiring to Tamoa and will begin construction of
Ik i now home, with her husband, in December. Lillian, we are so
glad you let us know about this special occasion in your life. We
congratulate you.
Jack Chernoff, President of the Men's Club of Congregation
Ifci h Israel, reminds us to put an important date on our calendar
i hat of Saturday, Dec. 22. On this evening, come to Beth
Israel and enjoy "Disco Dancing." soonsored by the Men's
Club. Four Arthur Murray dancers will perform, and free dance
missM will be given out. The hospitality hour commences at
15 o.m. with an open bar available all evening. At 9 p.m.
Lulling and refreshments will begin. The community is more
lhan welcome to attend but make your plans early as the tickets
an limited to the first 200 oeoDle (at a $2.50 Der person con-
tribution). Jack suggests you call the synagogue now!
Nov. 10 the Beth Israel Sisterhood had its major fundraiser
ol i he year, at the Synagogue. This 21st annual gala was entitled
Come to the Masquerade." It was optional whether the guests
came in costumes or not, but obviously the fun was enjoyed by
r\ iv single person in attendance. Sisterhood president Judy
Hersch informs us that Sisterhood catering supplied an ab-
solutely delicious dairy buffet. A live band called "PrimeTime"
really added swing" to this evening. Also, prizes were awarded
[oi the best costumes. Pam Chernoff, Dresident of the Beth
Israel youth group, sang with the band for a portion of the
e\ c ning, and Larry Wasserberger, synagogue member and past
youth grouo member, was the master of ceremonies. This gala
was chaired by Gert Cohen, with Frieda Scotland Carol Powers
as door hostesses. From the sound of Judy Hersch's en-
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B'nai B'rith oresident Marc Perkins informs us that his
organization will be hosting services at Congregation Beth
Israel on Nov. 30. All B'nai B'rith members and their guests are
encouraged to oarticipate. If you have any questions or want to
volunteer your services, contact Ron Proas or Steve Kreitzer.
DEATH IN THE ELECTRIC CHAIR? LIFE SEN-
TENCE OR REHABILITATION FOR A CONVICTED
KILLER? The Brotherhood of Congregation Schaarai Zedek
oresented a unique and most interesting program on Wednes-
day, Nov. 14, at a monthly dinner meeting. The State of Florida
has the dubious distinction of having more condemned men on
death row than any other state in the nation. The subject is so
controversial that the eyes of the country were focused on
Florida back in May when the first execution in many years took
Dlace. Since then, a flurry of divided opinions has brought into
focus the oros and cons of this inflammatory subject. For this
debate on caoital ounishment, the affirmative was taken by
Richard Menah, Esq., representing the State Attorney's Office
of Pinellas County. Taking the negative was Rick Levineon,
Esq., noted criminal attorney in private practice in Tampa.
In addition, brotherhood president Dr. Robert Haas in-
forms us of some forthcoming programs. In December, Dr.
Raymond Shelton, superintendent of schools of the Hills-
borough County School System, will speak. After the New Year,
George Firestone, Secretary c f State of Florida, will be the guest
sneaker at the annual Brotherhood / Sisterhood dinner meeting.
Also, three new Brotherhood positions have been an-
nounced: Al Feldman was elected to the board to fill a vacancy,
Jake Gottfried is now in charge of raffles and all monies will go
to the Zielonka Camp Fund, and Dr. Irwia Browarsky is
assisting the Brotherhood in forming a blood bank. It looks like
a very busy and stimulating calendar for this organization.
National Council of Jewish Women has arranged a series of
private lectures covering exhibits at the new Tampa Art
Museum. The lectures will take Dlace once a month at the
Museum. Each lecture will deal with the current exhibit, with a
museum docent oroviding the private lecture. This seems like a
marvelous way to show new interest in the arts while meeting
socially with NCJW friends.
The "tentative" schedule of dates for these lectures is:
Nov. 26 "Romantic America," Dec. 17 "Circus," Jan.
21 "Arts of Europe," Feb. 25 "Reflections The Child of
America," March 17 "Master Works on Paper," and April 28
- "Belgian Culture." NCJW members who are interested in
attending should contact Marian Winters about these monthly
one-hour lectures.
Meet Diane and Peter Jacobson who moved to Tampa from
Houston, Tex., 16 months ago. The Jacobsons have one child,
l1/-year-old Leonard. Our new family lives in the Temple
Terrace area of town. Peter is a doctor of internal medicine. He is
in nrivate practice with offices in both Brandon and in Tampa.
Peter is originally from Coral Gables and Diane is from New
Orleans, where they met while Peter was at Tulane. The Jacob-
sons have quickly become very involved in various
organizations. They are members of Congregation Schaarai
Zedek. Diane is vice oresident of public affairs and community
service for National Council of Jewish Women; she is also a
member of ORT and the Medical Auxiliary, of which she is on
the membership committee, and in addition, she is a volunteer
"friendly visitor" for Tamoa Jewish Social Service. Peter is a
member of the Hillsborough County Medical Association and
loves to jog in his snare time. We're so glad to meet this new
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Washington State
University, for an ex-
planation of the reported
participation of university
staff members in a recent
trip of American Black
leaders to Tripoli, Libya.
According to information
released by the Metro Atlanta
Chapter of the Southern
Christian Leadership Conference,
the Black studies department of
WSU coordinated the recent visit
I of 18 Black Americans to meet
with and present the Martin
Luther King Jr. Award to Libyan
leader Muammar Qaddafi.
DAVID STAHL, ADL's
Pacific Northwest regional
director, in a letter to Terrell,
wrote, "The trip, which was
apparently coordinated by an
academic department of a public
university, provided one of the
most incongruous juxtapositions
of ideologies in recent history by
connecting the memory of the
non-violent Dr. Martin Luther
King Jr. with the tawdry and
bloodstained figure of Col.
Qaddafi."
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lax-supported institution
planning and coordinating
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, November 16]
Growing Jewish Anxieties in Quebec
Continued from Page 4-
all matters pertaining to public
affairs and. specifically, in the
domain of public education for
Jewish children.
In 1903. after years of
agonizing debates, the Protes-
tant school board admitted
Jewish pupils to their schools
"to combat an anomaly and
repair an injustice." Eminent
personalities like Judge Howard
and Anglican Bishop Rev. John
Craig Farthing publicly ex-
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Nov. 16
(Candlelighting time 5:17)
University of South Florida B'noi B'rith Hillel Foundation "Kosher
Gourmet International Dining" and Shobbat Service 6:30 p m.
JCC Book Fair all doy ORT Sabbath at Congregation Schoorai
Zedek 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel Installation 8 p.m.
Congrega'on Rodeph Sholom Family Nite Sabbath 8 15 p.m. *
Congregation Rodeph Sholom 10th anniversary celebration for
Cantor Hauben -8:15 p.m.
Sattrdcy, Nov. 17
JCC Book Fair all doy ORT Monte Cork) Night 730 p.m
Honeywell, US 19 and Ulmerton Rood. Cleorwater University of
South Florida B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation Annual Wine and
Cheese Tasting Party 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Ivael Chavuro
Group home o* Mr ond Mrs Alan Ko'ler -8pm.
Sunday, Nov. It
JCC Book Fair all day (last day of book fair) Jewish Wor Veterans
and Auxiliary lOo m JCC Congregation Schoorai Zedek Forum
- 10 am Congregation Schoorai Zedek Schzfty Brunch 11:30
am* Congregation Kol Ami semi-annual General Meeting Con-
gregate Be'h isroe1 Breokfost ond Adu't Education Milton Lewis -
9 30 am University of South Florida B'nai B'nth Hillel Foun-
dation Boge! Brunch 1 1 30 a m
Hodassah E*ecu'ie Board Meeting JCC Jewish War Veterons
ond Auxiliary Boord Mee'mg 1:30 p.m JCC Congregation
Schoorai Zedek Board Meeting 8 p.m.
TMs4*y, Nov. 20
University of South Florida B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation Basic
Judaism 7 p.m Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood Meeting -
7 30 p m ORT (Daytime Chapter) Boord Meeting -9am.- JCC
Hodassah Bow Img ORT (Daytime Chapter) luncheon 11 30 a m -
JCC ORT (Evening Chapter) General Membership Meeting -8pm.
- JCC Congregation Kol Ami Special Congregational Meeting -
CorroHwood Rec Center -8 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 21
Congregation Beth Israel Boord of Directors Meeting 8 p.m.
National Council of Jewish Women vice president's meeting JCC
Food Co-op 10 am to 12.30 p.m JCC AZA ond BBG Meeting -
7:30 p m JCC Hodassah General Meeting II o m. JCC
Congregation Temple David Sisterhood Board Meeting
Congrega'io" Rodeph Sholom Men's Club Board Meeting
TWsdy, Nov. 22
Congregation Schaoroi Zedek Annual Joint Thanksgiving Service -
10 o m at the Temple with Palmo Ceia United Methodist Church
Friday, Nev. 23
(Candlelighting time 5:15)
Nov. 25
ongregation Beth Israel Breakfast ond Adult Education Milton
ewrs 9:30 o.m. University of South Florida B'nai B'rith Hill
oundation no bagel brunch due to Thanksgiving Congregation
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pressed their fear that "contact
with their children is dangr-ous
to our children"
DECEPTION after deception
befell the Jewish community with
high taxes for the instruction of
Jewish children, no hiring of
Jewish teachers and the sub-
mission of Jewish children to
lectures from the New Testament
for the purpose of indoctrination.
No Jewish child was admitted
to French-Catholic schools. A
spirit of hatred and mistrust was
sown in the minds of the French
pupils such as the one which
appears in the Exercise Francois.
Livre de Celeve
"One would have to be blind
not to recognize in the over-
whelming misfortunes which
have befallen the Jewish nation
the divine vengeance wreaked on
the murderers of the Saviour and
punishing by unexampled
calamities the crime which is
unprecedented.''
THE BOOK was printed by
the Clercs of St. Viateur and
approved for use by the Catholic
Committee of Public Instruction.
It was widely used in Quebec
schools.
The "quiet revolution" of the
early 60 s has swept away much
of the clerically inspired anti-
Semitic feelings and replaced it
with a solid wall of self-defense
which reflected the idea of a
besieged French minority within
Canada. Gradually the idea that
no compromise is possible with
the English majority and that the
sole solution is an association
based on two sovereignties
English and French in a par-
titioned Canada, gained popular-
ity in Quebec and finaih brought
to power the Parti Quebecois.
In private talks and on various
occasions. Premier Levesque
reminds his Jewish listeners that
their fathers and grandfathers
the Jewish peddlers of the begin-
ning of the century earned
their language and their first
dollar from French farmers to
whom they sold their wares while
all the other doors were closed for
them in English business and
institutions. But the present
generation of Quebec Jews, two-
thirds of them university
graduates and well-traveled,
mobile and higly politicized,
think otherwise.
THEi' FEAR that a separate
Quebec will mean a looser contact
with the Jews of the rest of
Canada and with Jewish brethren
in the U.S. True, a sizeable
francophone I French-speaking I
minority among Quebec Jews
who made their immigration to
Canada from North African
countries after the '50 s. incline
towards the acceptance of an
independent Quebec: but they
too are worried by the negative
impact such a move might have
on their businesses and
traditions.
The Jews have a deep
mistrust of revolutions of
national character or otherwise
which might force them to live in
an enclave, like Quebec, kistead
of a big country like Canada.
They perceive the rise of Que-
bec nationalism aa a decline
of liberalism with its corollary
impediments to free trade and
unhindered possibilities to reach
the American market. Examples
abound of small countries obliged
to raise tariff walls and other
ur additional
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measures to drastically defend
their immediate interests.
Psychologically. Jews are dis-
inclined to live in a small country
remembering that they felt better
and more secure in Austro-
Hungary. France and Britain
than in little countries like
Lithuania. Latvia. Estonia,
Poland and Hungary.
JEWS WHO fled Europe
under the steady flow of
nationalistic winds which turned
into the Nazi hurricane, are
developing a defensive position
when it comes to adapting them-
selves to Quebec nationalism.
The handful of Jews who accuse
Jewish leadership of shirking its
responsibilities "by refusing to
express their confidence in the
goodwill of the francophone
majority" are addressing a skep-
tical audience.
While Jews have participated
in Quebec political life since the
"20's beginning with their
Montreal deputy in the Quebec
National Assembly, the late
Peter Berkovitch. and ending
with Dr. Victor Goldbloom. a
Minister of Environment in the
last Liberal government they
did so conscious of the fact that
the Liberal framework was
defending their traditi^T
interests.
The charities of the Pol^
Bronfman and Lande families,
a good measure 0f je-
generosity towards the prov
of their adoption.
ACCORDING to the 0
statistics. 36 percent of
Jewish population of Quebec wi
bilingual and there is no doul
that with good education Je
will become 100 percent nri
ficient in French, a fact unhea
of within other ethnic
munities.
When it comes to
risks" the leadership is "^'A
that among educated Jews the?
would raise a storm of protest t
the independence cause. Wh
French-Canadians, some wid
deep roots in Quebec, quite
number of them university pn
fessors and illustrious sure
quit the province because'
have socialist medicine,"
should someone think that
Jewish colleagues would thin
otherwise?
WITH ALL the propa,
and full page ads in the French.
press (paid for by Arab countries!
and despite the great number off
Arab students in Quebec, thel
terrorist cause has found no greatl
support among the Francophone!
majority. However, there is nol
insurance against a revival of|
anti-Semitism in any country.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
)0
Min
Dayan Has Last Word
mmy as 'JC a Near-Winner
Continued from Page 4-
and the problem first
is not so much that the press
embarrassed by Brz as that
only costs half a unit more
[gets around the nasty im-
am that Brz makes that it is
a typographical error at
or. at worst, that you are
K your throat when you
f|LL. a National Security
r is one thing, but a
Jent ot the United States is
another. Would it be fitting
say /big for Zbigniew
inski were he President?
i not an academic question
dismissed lightly because
inski is not native-born and
t run for the office. No, the
ilem it poses goes back a long
: it has plagued the headline-
I from the very beginning of
ifession.
;,r a while there, headline-
*rs simply avoided protocol,
being either cute or
iverly proper, when it came to
skiential names. Remember
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
reduced to a neat FDR? It
no particular skill to see
r space-saving that was.
his was followed by HST for
Truman, and Truman
certainly knew a thing or
tahoul saving space, since his
jddle initial was S and stood for
Idling, his rationale for in
that it not be followed by
enod lone-half a unit all by
an.
N THE case of Dwight Eisen-
|*er. a mouthful if ever I saw
the headline-writers simply
him Ike for a grandslam
nesiiving 2.5 units. But then
initial-craze returned with
for President Kennedy; and
Hubert Horatio Humphrey,
outfli he never made it to the
iic I louse, was honored by the
line-writers with anllllll.
All of this, as you may have
guessed, bears on the upcoming
presidential campaign. President
Carter has fared fairly well by
simply being called Carter, which
costs 5.5 units in the headline-
writing world of counting charac-
ters. After all, what can you call
him Jimmy? With its two
"m's," Jimmy also works out to a
symmetrical 5.5., an "m" being
one of those pesky characters
that is fat enough to charge 1.5
units for its use. a whole half-unit
more than most others.
But how is one to call a
President of the United States
Jimmy? Take. say. Jimmy
Madison. It just doesn't seem
fitting.
THE EMERGING problem
should be clear to anyone who is
politically perceptive. Sen.
Kennedy is just going to be plain
old Ted for three counts to the
headline-writer as opposed to 5.5
for the incumbent, Jimmy or
Carter.
Anybody can see that since
headline-writers will have an
easier time to fit Ted into a head-
line, stories about him will appear
more frequently and reports
about Ted's escapade at Chappa-
quiddick will finally die in a
flutter of exhaustion. Who wants
the bother of struggling over
head-count for place-names
either?
George Bush is a splendid
candidate, with but four units to
his last name, and in a pinch
George can be abbreviated to
Geo. for a count of 3.5 (don't
forget the periods a saving of a
whole half-unit. Clearly, this
makes Bush preferable as a
contender over Sen. Howard
Baker, who has just foolishly
announced his candidacy with
nary a thought that he's a full
five units.
ON THE other hand, Baker
won't have to suffer anything as
obscene as being metamorphosed
into, say, Howie by the headline-
writer's art because that, too, is
five units and hardly as dis-
tinguished as Baker. Further-
more, if he makes it. he will have
a definite advantage over Jimmy
or Carter, either way, by a whole
half-unit again.
California's Ronald Reagan is
definitely out of the running,
with 6 units in Reagan and 5.5 in
Id hi,ili I Were it considered
respectable to call him Ron (3
units) that would be an entirely
different matter. It could even
excuse his performance in King's
How.
As for Gov. Brown, he has 5.5
units in his last name, a "w"
being another one of those fatties
costing an extra half-unit, but
Jerry only has 5, both of which
pretty much put him in Jimmy
Carter's category, give or take a
half-unit here or there, and so
who wins between them won't
matter much, not in the nation's
city rooms anyway.
BUT CAREFUL political
analysis leans toward the battle
between Carter and Ted as the
ultimate struggle, at least in the
'nominations phase, and my
inside sources tell me that the
President is preparing a secret
memo to the nation's headline-
writers revealing to them how
they can save a full unit in head-
count over Ted and still maintain
proper presidential decorum.
It will be okay to refer to the
President in their headlines, once
the campaign gets going, simply
as JC.
This will mean that the GOP's
Connallycome-lately has a dis-
tinct advantage over all the other
nominees. He can be called JC,
too. and now one will know
whom the headline-writers are
talking about. And that's about
as divine as anyone can hope to
get.
TEL AVIV (JTAI Im-
mediately prior to his resignation
here, Foreign Minister
Moshe Dayan said he believes
that sooner or later the Pales-
tinians will join the negotiations
now going on between Israel,
Egypt and the United States.
Speaking to some 200 members
of a United Jewish Appeal mis-
sion from New York at his home
in Zahalah, Dayan said that that
his talks with supporters of the
Palestine Liberation Organiza-
tion have convinced him that
even the most extreme PLO sym-
pathizer does not want another
war with Israel.
"THE PALESTINIANS know
too well that in any new war it
i will be they, the Palestinians,
who will be caught between the
guns of Israel and those of
Jordan or Egypt," Dayan ex-
plained. "They will become
refugees even before the war is
decided."
Dayan said in his meetings
with PLO supporters in the West
Bank and the Gaza Strip he was
told they did not want Israel to
control them. "But they don't
want any barriers between them
and Israel," he said, "and after
11 years of living together, none
of them want to go back to the
time when they were not allowed
to come to Tel Aviv, or we were
not allowed to go to Gaza."
Chabad House Opens
Judaic Studies Institute
\s oart
the
Studies
of its exDanding
(rule- lo both the university and
um>a Bay communities, the
(abaci House announces
ling of the "Judaic
dilute."
|Wiih the goal of providing
Dwkdge to the mature adult,
I courses are intended to clarify
ldeline Judaic thought.
fered. covering a wide spectrum
topics. They are: The Five
of Moses, utilizing both
em and medieval com-
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i development of a unique legal
jstem to modern times; Jewish
Citation, a unique method to
from the tension of today's
Hebrew I & II, basic con-
ation, reading and writing,
1 background necessary; Israel
[oday. learning about the birth
I development of today's
I; Jewish Cooking, the art of
International kosher cuisine; and
Medical Ethics, delving into
"ues such as abortion,
uthanasia and artificial in-
clination.
Hie courses will be held at the
Nvursity Center of the Univer-
Kv of South Florida and in the
Rubin] House. All courses are
pe: however. there is a
RiHlruliun fee, payable at the
We ul registration. All courses
'* taught by a professionally
lamed and experienced staff.
["or more detailed information
H u registration form, call the
^hud House or write to Judaic
wlies Institute. University of
' Florida. CTR 217. Box
atnpa 33620.
Ameet Hadassah
Contributes to USFFund
Rabbi Yaacov Werde learns with a group of college students as
part of the Judaic Studies Institute.
Ameet Grouo of Hadassah
raised $184 at its November
meeting for the reward fund for
information regarding the anti-
Semitic attacks at the University
of South Florida.
The total re-
ward fund now |
amounts to al-
most $2,500. and I
anyone giving
information con-
cerning the at-
tacks on the
campus will be I
oliuible for the^.^^
reward money.
Rabbi Yaakov Werde from the
Chabad House at the University
of South Florida addressed the
group on cults and their danger
lo unsusoecting Jewish children.
He stressed the vast budgets the
culls have at their disposal and
said that the best defense against
i lie cults is a solid Jewish uo-
bringing with a good Jewish
education. Mr. and Mrs. Fred
KaU also spoke of their personal
experiences within their family
with cults at a local high school.
Synopsis of the Weekly Torah Portion
Hayye Sarah
HAYYE SARAH Sarah, Abraham's beloved wife, died.
Abraham buried her in the cave of Machpelah in the land of
Canaan.
Then Abraham told his servant Eliezer to go back to his
native country and take a wife for his son Isaac from among his
own relations.
With a caravan of 10 camels, Eliezer came to the town of
Nahor. He and his camels rested near the well. As the town
maidens came to the well, Eliezer asked of them: "May I drink
of the water in your pitcher?"
The first to reply was Rebekah. daughter of BethueJ,
nephew of Abraham. She said: "Drink, air, and I will draw water
for your camels also."
When Eliezer learned who she was, he thanked God for His
help. And Rebekah invited Eliezer to her home, where he met her
father and her brother Laban.
They heard all that had happened and said: "This has been
destined by the Lord. If Rebekah is willing, take her and let her
be the wife of Isaac."
Rebekah gladly consented, and Eliezer returned with her.
Isaac loved Rebekah and married her. And Abraham lived 175
years. When he died he was buried in the cave of Machpelah,
near Sarah his wife.
(The recounting of the Weekly Portion of the Law it extracted and ba*.d
upon "The Graphic History of the Jewish Heritage," edited by P. Wollmanv
Tsamir, SIS, published by ShengoM. The volume is available at 75 Maiden
Lane, New York, N.Y. 10031. Joseph Schlang is president of the society
distributing the volume.)
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CONGREGATION R0DEPN SH0L0M (Conservative)
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Hazzan William Hauben Services: Friday, 8:15 p.m.; Saturday, 10
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Services: Friday, 7 p.m. Shabbos meal follows services Saturday,
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Jews Were Burned Out
Jews Better Behave'
Backlash Repeats Hitler Big Lie France Turning
I the
Continued from Page 1-
Frederkk Douglass Community
Improvement Council of
Anacostia, and Brant Cooper-
smith, staff director of the Jewish
EDITOR'S NOTE: Juan
Williams is a member of the
editorial page staff of the
Washington Post, where this
intentions, some with bad in-
tentions. Lebowitz knows that
racism and anti-Semitism were
part of Washington before the
Andy Young affair. For instance,
whites generally don't shop in his
store because, as a family
discount chain with a large
number of Black employees,
Morton's is seen as a "Black
store." Once, when a Black
customer grew angry at a white
sales clerk. Lebowitz recalls, the
Community Council of Greater piece was originally published.
Washington.
"WE HAVE to understand
who our true enemies are," says
Brown, a Black man. "Jews have
historically profited as slum lords
and merchants from the suffering
of Black people They're the
ones who run those stores with
the cheap goods, high markups
and low credit terms. That way
they can keep their hands in your
pocket."
"First of all, that's factually
incorrect," says Coopersmith, a
Jewish man. "Most landlords
and merchants aren't Jewish.
Most of the Jewish landlords and
merchants were burnt out and
left the city after the riots .
It's a persistent lie It's like
saying Black muggers and Black
rapists ... It is repeating what
Hitler said. It could undo another
generation of Jews. And the
worst thing, there is no Black
leadership repudiating it."
Black attacker. Jewish ex-
ploiter. Both racial stereotypes
hinge on a personal fear. Fear of
physical harm, of getting raped
or beat up. Fear of being abused
by someone who has business
know-how and owns a store.
Unlike the Andy Young affair,
the one event that truly packages
those fears for Blacks and Jews is
a riot: Blacks physically ripping
into stores, some of which are
owned by Jews.
worst thing the customer could
think to call the saleswoman was
a "Jew nigger."
Words like those are what
jump from the back of the mind
to the lip when certain people are
angry. And they give you an idea
of how much damage is being
done by attention to the so-called
Black-Jewish rift. That attention
brings the nasty thoughts that
much closer to the tongue. It is
fuel and false proof to confirm
other unfounded nasty thoughts
about the other group of people.
And it brings all the racists
and anti-Semites to the front to
say to their friends, "Hey, look at
this in the paper. Didn't I tell you
those people were no good?"
Anti-Semitic?
Europeans Topple
Before PLO Charm
LAST MONTH, a Jewish
owned store. Morton's, in the
mostly Black and poor part of
town, Anacostia, was hit by a
tiny riot. Young Black men
walking in large groups on the
way home from a late summer's
night concert in the park,
smashed display windows and
looted the store.
Mortimer Lebowitz, the store's
owner, doesn't want to believe
liiui hit. store was hit because a
Jewish person owns it. Most
people would agree with him that
he probably was simply unlucky
to have his store on the route
leading from the park. But Lebo-
witz recalls that in the South,
where most Washington Blacks
come from, the town store, any
store, was called "The Jew
Store.'" Just what everybody
called the local store, according
to Lebowitz. Sort of like the way
Southern whites call Blacks
"boy'' or "nigger" or "Picka-
ninny' and show surprise if
Blacks get upset. So it could be
that Blacks from the South have
taken on white Southern at-
titudes toward Jews. Lebowitz
thinks.
"Jews felt the full brunt of the
riots in '68," said Lebowitz. "But
I don't know if it was directed at
Jews. Jews historically have been
retailers and Jews still go into
poverty-stricken areas that are
distasteful to some other retailers
. After the riots there was a lot
of talk about how Jews exploited
Blacks. Store owner was seen in
the pejorative. But the store
owner is there to do business, to
trade. And there is a quid pro quo
on every trade. If the doctor
treats you when you're sick, he's
trading on your illness."
BUT LEBOWITZ, a former
president of the Urban League, a
largely Black organization, feels
that racism, anti-Semitism and
ignorance get thrown into the
picture and suddenly store
owners are exploiting people by
their very presence. Especially
Jewish store owners, althougi.
store owners come in all colors
and religions, some with good
By EDWIN EYTAN
(Paris)
And PALM1ERI B1LLIG
(Rome)
Jewish Telegraphis Agency
Faruk Kadumi, political
director of the Palestine
Liberation Organization, told
reporters in Rome that he was
"highly satisfied" with his three-
day visit there. He also had
reason to be satisfied with his
visit to Belgium several days
earlier.
The foreign ministers of both
countries all but granted official
recignition to the PLO. and Italy
is apparently ready to receive
PLO chief Yasir Arafat who is to
visit France, Belgium and
Portugal this month.
KADUMI HAD lunch and a
three and one-half hour talk with
Italian Foreign Minister Franco
Maria Malfati. Malfati said
afterwards that "Italy has no
problem in granting political
recognition to the PLO, nor does
the Italian government find any
obstacles to the principle of an
eventual visit by Arafat."
Malfati said, however, that
"political recognition is not to be
confused with juridical
recognition of the PLO as the
exclusive represntative of the
Palestinian people."
The latter status, he noted,
could be won by the PLO only
through "free and universal
elections among the Palestinian
people"' which at the moment are
"practically impossible." Malfati
said that Italy has long con-
sidered the PLO an "important
force" among the Palestinian
people "playing an important
role in the attempt to find a
global solution to the Middle
Fast problem."
IN BRUSSELS last Thursday.
Belgian Foreign Minister Henri
Simonet said his government
recognized the PLO as "ex-
pressing the will of the
Palestinian people." Speaking
after a meeting with Kadumi, he
contended that a bilateral peace
agreement, such as the Camp
David accords, is not sufficient
for the establishment of a solid,
lasting and comprehensive peace
in the Middle Fast.
"The main issues which need a
solution concern the status of the
occupied territories and their
future destiny." the Belgian
minister said.
He added that the future "of
the occupied territories is to
liecome the country in which the
Palestinians can build the
framework of their identity, their
rights, their existence as a
nation. It matters not whether we
like or not this situation. We
have to face reality." He said,
however, that it was "premature
to extend an official recognition"
to the PLO.
THE COORDINATING
Committee of Jewish
Organizations in Belgium, which
represents 35 Jewish
organizations, wrote Simonet
expressing its "apprehension"
over what it termed a tie facto
recognition of the terrorist
organization that seeks the
destruction of Israel. A
demonstration by Belgian Jewish
students outside Simonet "s home
Thursday night was dispersed by
police. There were no arrests.
In Rome. Kadumi topped off
his visit by calling at Socialist
and Communist Party
headquarters. Asked by the
daily. Lo Stampu. if the FLO is
considering direct negotiations
with Israel, Kadumi replied,
according to the interview, "How
can we consider negotiating with
those who occupy our territory
presuming it as an integral part
of the Zionist state?"
He added. "Of course, we are
for a negotiated solution of the
conflict, but in the proper place. I
repeated this three times to
Malfati. The ideal place for
negotiations cannot be other than
the United Nations. There,
everyone is represented."
Italy's position, according to
observers, is to follow but not
attempt to surpass the pro-PLO
line of the nine European
Economic Community (EEC)
nations. It is expected that
Arafat will visit Italy and will be
received by Premier Francesco
Cossiga and that the PLO office
in Rome will be upgraded to a
more official status.
First Jewish Woman Is Accepted
For Army Chaplaincy Program
PHILADELPHIA (JTA) --
The Reconstructionist Rabbinical
College said that one of its
students had been accepted as
the first Jewish woman chaplain
candidate by the United States
Army.
The college said Bonnie J.
Koppell of Brooklyn had been
accepted as a chaplain candidate
after completing a six-week
program in the Army chaplain
officer's basic course, shich trains
clergy to become army chaplains.
College officials said Ms.
Koppell now has the rank of
second lieutenant in the Army
Reserves.
She was one of three women
and 105 men who attended the
program during the summer. The
other two women were from the
Presbyterian Church and the
United Church of Christ.
Continued from Page 1
France."
THIS SUDDEN dangerous
increase in anti-Semitism, which
Is admitted even by those who
plead that its strength should not
be exaggerated, and the con-
tinuous discussion in the press
and radio about the place of the
Jew in society, have come as a
surprise to the French-Jewish
leadership. "The French people
always need a topic for discussion
u-d they have picked the Jews,"
remarked Mrs. Nelly Gutman, a
university lecturer and expert on
anti-Semitism. But she agrees
that there are other strange
factors in the present alarming
situation in France.
Pierre Kaufmann, director of
t'rif. sees the start of the
discussion in the French press on
French Jewry at the moment
when the leading French
newspaper L'Express. owned by
Sir James Goldsmith, published
an interview with a French war
criminal who helped in the
deportation of many thousands
of French Jews, This interview
with Ixiuis Darquier de Pellepoix
in November. 1978, who was
sentenced to death in absentia
and escaped to Spain, opened the
floodgates of vicious anti-
Semitism. He claimed that the
Holocaust was a "big lie" in-
vented by the Jews.
French Jews were shocked that
u respectable journal could lend
it sell to such pro-Nazi
propHgaixlu The protest % which
.lews und everyone concerned
with human values voiced, did
nothing to stem the outburst of
poisonous articles and books.
A number of publications
immediately rushed forth to
make similar declarations. Such
publications as Anpecta rfc lu
r'ninre and Minute loudly
declared that the main threat
lacing France came from the
Jews and from Zionism. Prof.
Robert Faurisson. of Lyons
University, denied the existence
ot gas chambers in the Nazi
concentration camps and
doubted the uuthentkrity of the
Diary THOSE CONCERNED with
lighting neo-Nazism and anti-
Semitism fought back. Serge
Klarsfeld, a Paris Jewish lawyer
whose father was murdered by
the Nazis in Auschwitz, lodged a
judicial complaint against Jean
Legay, accusing him of crimes
against humanity. Klarsfeld, who
was joined in the complaint by
the International league Against
Anti-Semitism and Racism
(Lica). staled thul Legay was a
principal figure in the rounding
up of Jews in Paris in 1942 before
being deported to the Nazi
concentration camps where most
of them perished. This case has
still to be decided finally by
French courts.
The anti-Semitic poison fell on
fruitful ground, according to
French-Jewish observers.
Anti-Semitism has been en-
demic among some sections of
the French people for many
generations, and there are new
political factors which add to the
hostility towards the French
Jewish community. The French
Communist Party, for example,
has a very strong Stalinist
section, if it is not entirely pro-
Stalinist. The party is very
hostile to Israel. The French
Communists largely associate
French Jews, conscious of their
identity, with Israel.
THE ATTACKS on French
"Zionists" are virulent and
sustained. A French journalist,
Julien Marveges remarl
"French anti-Semitism is
confined to any one section of]
population. There are
Semites among the Socia._
and yet among the Socialists^
will also find very strong i
porters of Israel and of
Jewish people. The same canl
said about the Roman Catholl
Some of the warmest fri
Israel are to be found among j.
Catholics, but among Catholl
can also be found some virulj
anti-Semites."
"French-Jewish leaders did i
sufficiently stand up and defi
Israel when the Jewish Sk
came under attack,"' he clain
' Israel was the first vital walll
defense against anti-SemitisI
The French people associati
Israel with the French Je
When Israel was popular, wh
her heroic deeds were publiciz
in the French press the image I
the French Jew was also briglj
Now that Israel is constant!
attacked in the French press an
on radio and television, the role]
the French Jew is also beiq
questioned.
"SOME FRENCHMEN ni
ask: why should the Jews
different and support th
Israelis? Remember that
French are a xenophobic peop
Israel has become a nuji
irritant to many of them." Wh
the Israeli wall collapsed, th
lloodgates of anti-Semitism wer|
opened, claims Marveges.
However, this view is strongli
challenged by Pierre Kaufmaij
who also denies charges.
< iisionully heard among young
French Jews, that the lpaHersh
of the Rothschild family is in
effective. Kaufman insists thai
the French-Jewish leaders, lira
the majority of the Frenclj
Jewish community, havd
strongly supported Israel andj
will continue to do so despiti
attacks in the French press,
strongly rejects the charge
FrenchJewish support for Isr
has been weakened by the facdj
that the Prime Minister
Menachem Begin, a right-wingerl
The present discussion aboutl
the role of the French Jew ml
French society has been partlyj
aroused, Kaufman believes, byl
the forthcoming trials of menl
accused of crimes against the!
Jews during the German oc-l
cupalion of the country. Man>|
French people have a very bad!
conscience about Frenchl
collaboration with the Germans.1
They would like to forget tne|
period.
THUS THERE is sotne|
sympathy for writers wh"
produce books calling for
cessation of trials of alleged war
criminals. One new book, lor
example, wants to prevent the
trial of Rene Bousquet. the
secretary-general of the Frenchl
polkre during the Vichy regime,
who was Legay s. superior
Bosquet is accused of horrendous
acts against French Jews-
Kaufman remarks: "I am amawf
at the way some Frencn
newspapers write about this
man. '
When Jews protest angrily at
these statements the reaction is.
says Kaufman: why do Je
speak so much about themselves
NEXT WEEK: New Rig*1
. A dangerous vacuum.


November 16,1979
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 11
UJA Conference Slated for Dec. 6
NEW YORK The leadership
'/.he national United Jewish
issued a call for a
nstration of Jewish unity
j| solidarity at the UJA 1980
"L,a| Conference in New
.Dec. 6-8.
[A Time To Be Together" is
, theme of the annual event,
aimed by UJA National
nan Irwin S. Field in an
liiation to American Jewish
nunity leaders to join in
brating freedom, honoring
a ire, understanding the
llenges and opportunities of
.decisive decade ahead and, in
.(ace of the divisive pressures
'the world today, planning the
st peace-year campaign in
r history."
Campaign leadership from the
Tampa Jewish Federation will
join in this conference.
The conference keynote ad-
dress, a comprehensive
presentation on the human
impact of the current
negotiations for peace in the
Middle East, will be given by
former Israel Foreign Minister
Moshe Dayan at the opening
luncheon in the New York Hilton
on Thursday, Dec. 6.
MAJOR conference honors will
go to Henry Ford, Jacobo
Timerman and Boris Penson.
Ford will receive the first UJA
Humanitarian Award in
recognition of his years of
support for the people of Israel
Special Events at JCC
Tampa Jewish Com-
n,ty (enter Singles plan a
Fbecue party tomorrow night,
i,v. 17 and another program for
29, according to Sandy
lh. chairman. Edee Zicklin has
^'nominated as co-chairman
ilihe Singles Group. Pate Pies at
> Jewish Community Center is
person to contact for more
[formation.
JCCCHEERLEADING
We've got our instructors!
k'e've got our enthusiasm! We
jit you! First class began
[today, Nov. 13, at 7:30. Be a
CC Cheerleader.
STAR TREK' EVENT
Star Trek The Motion
Jrture," this year's major fund
iser for the Jewish Community
enter, has been graced with
gnerous door prizes to be given
jiway the evening of the per-
Ibrmanii'.
The following gifts will be
awarded to ticket purchasers on
Thursday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. at
the Britton Plaza Cinema:
Gift certificate The
Swinging Set: gift certificate -
Farners: lingerie The
Loungerie: dinner for two
Selenas; gift certificate -
Peppermint Soup; gift certificate
- The Boulevard: gift certificate
_ Owl and the Pussycat,
weekend Hyatt House,
Sarasota: stuffed animal -
Plenty of Honey: gift -
Cecyl's Gift Shop; gift -
Galloways; gift certificate -
Wilsons; gift Court Lady; gift
- State Vacuum; gift certificate
- Kirbys Men's Wear; gift -
Tampa Wholesale Plumbing;
autographed soccer ball The
Rowdies and autographed foot
ball Bucs.
Tickets may be purchased from
any Jewish Community Center
board member or at the JCC
office.
and friendship for the United
Jewish Appeal. The 1979 David
Ben-Gurion Award will be
presented to Timerman, the
Argentinian Jewish editor freed
earlier this month after years of
imprisonment and house arrest.
A public tribute to Penson,
recently released Prisoner of
Conscience, will highlight a rally
in support of the Soviet Jewish
freedom movement on Friday,
Dec. 7, in Avery Fisher Hall at
Lincoln Center.
A Friday morning plenary
meeting at the Hilton will feature
an overview by Jewish Agency
treasurer Akiva Lewinsky of the
vastly increased human needs to
be met by Agency programs in
1980 with the help of UJA
Federation campaign funds. The
Agency's rising responsibility for
crucial absorption, resettlement
and Project Renewal
rehabilitation services in Israel,
according to Field, is a major
factor in creating a national UJA
1980 goal calling for a 20 percent
increase in regular pledges, plus
an all-out additional effort for
Project Renewal.
Meeting the regular campaign
goal, he indicated, is also crucial
to sustaining and expanding the
local services of communities
faced with inflationary costs
while trying to resettle twice the
number of Soviet Jewish emigres
as they welcomed last year.
A comprehensive series of
seminars, workshops and
communitv consultations is
scheduled throughout the three-
day conference period. They are
designed," the UJA leader said,
"to prepare our communities
thoroughly for converting the
unified spirit of this solidarity
conference into decisive unified
action in the 1980 campaign and
through the decade of the
Eighties."
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