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The Jewish Floridian of 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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Tampa, Florida Friday, February 29,1980
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tonight at Congregations Kol
Ami, Rodeph Sholom and
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congregants and everyone in the
community is invited to join
together in Sabbath worship.
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binical Association will conduct
the Service, and the sermon will
be given by Rabbi Martin I.
Sandberg of Congregation
Rodeph Sholom. Service par-
ticipants are Rabbi Nathan Bryn
of Congregation Beth Israel;
Rabbi Frank Sundheim of
Congregation Schaarai Zedek
and Lt. CoL Allan Fox, president
of Congregation Kol Ami.
The Oneg Shabbat is being
provided by the Beth Israel
Sisterhood, and the entire service
is under the sponsorship of the
Synagogue Council of Tampa.
A LOCAL tradition of many
l years' standing, the in-
teroongregational Sabbath is
appreciated by all who attend as
a time to enjoy worshipping
together as a community without
the division of separate
congregational affiliation. This
annual service is held on a
rotating basis, and tonight Beth
Israel plays host.
The Synagogue Council of
Tampa followed in formation
several years after the Tampa
Rabbinical Association (TRA).
The rabbis found so much benefit
from their monthly meetings that
they encouraged their lay
.eadership to join them in a
Synagogue Council of Tampa.
This became a functioning
organization this past year under
the chairmanship of Rabbi
Sundheim. Each congregation is
represented by its president and
its rabbi.
Besides the Inter-
congregational Sabbath, the
Synagogue Council this year
assumed the sponsorship of the
Adult Studies Institute.
Campaign Easily Nears $600,000
The 1980 Jewish Federation-
United Jewish Appeal Campaign
has passed the $580,000 mark
with 25 percent of the 1979
contributors cards completed,
according to Michael L. Levine,
campaign chairman.
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At a campaign progress report
luncheon held last Friday, Judith
Rosenkranz, Women's Division
chairman, reported the Women's
Division "has surpassed $100,000
in 1980 Campaign pledges. This
represents an increase of $10,000
over the same cards in 1979 with
only one-fourth of the prospects
The 1980 Tampa campaign leadership are
pictured above meeting with Mort Silber-
man, UJA regional chairman, to review
campaign progress and set plans for the final
phase of the 1980 campaign, (left to right)
Marsha Sherman, Abe Davis-Wasserberger,
Barry Berg, Hope Barnett, Gary Alter, Dr.
Paul Robert Levine, Mike Levine, Silber-
man, Stanley Steinberg and Martin Cohen of
UJA and Judy Rosenkranz. (Photo by
Audrey Haubenstock)
;er Reported Considering
F-15 Fighters for Egypt
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sources indicated that the Carter
Administration will try to
convince Egypt that, at least for
the time being, it should not
press for the F-15s because they
cost more than $17 million apiece,
have expensive maintenance
requirements and a long delivery
period.
It was indicated, however, that
the main reason for the
Administration's caution is that
it wants to avoid concern in
Israel that the F-15s might
conceivably be used against it
should Sadat fall from power and
another Egyptian leader take
over who might not support the
peace process or U.S. strategy in
the Middle East.
The U.S. is committed to sell
the slower F-16s to Saudi Arabia
and Israel. Israel is getting F-15s
as well.
contacted," she said.
"Over $160,000 in increased
giving, which represents a 40
percent increase, has been
realized to date," Levine
reported.
He expressed confidence that
the Tampa Jewish community
will continue to respond and that
the $1 million goal can be
reached.
There is still 75 percent of the
Tampa Jewish community to be
contacted for their commitment
to the 1980 Campaign.
"We know that everyone is
aware of his or her responsibility
to our community and to fellow
Jews throughout the world, and
that our campaign workers will
redouble their efforts to not only
complete their solicitations, but
to explain fully the needs of the
1980 Campaign," Levine said.
The campaign leadership met
recently with Mort Silberman,
regional UJA chairman from
Miami, to review campaign
progress.
Silberman pointed out the
progress that Florida com-
munities have been making and
emphasized that Florida has the
greatest potential to become the
leading center of Jewish
philanthropy in the country. He
also pointed out the needs and
demands for services to ac-
commodate a rapidly expanding
population are rising at a
tremendous rate.
"In our desire to satisfy local
community needs, we cannot
short change the people of Israel
who depend upon us to meet their
humanitarian needs," Silberman
said.
Sholom Group to Honor New Families
mtos Show Soviet Tanks
Viands of Palestinians
AK SH ARGIL
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Barvices distributed
reconnaissance
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Biks in the hands of
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b. of World War II
Positioned near Tyre,
Stronghold on the
bear out Israeli
corroborating in-
the Christian
Bo in Lebanon that
line Liberation
was receiving
it from Russia.
The PLO has denied this. Israeli
intelligence also has information
that Palestinians are undergoing
training in armored warfare in
Syria and in Soviet Bloc
countries.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister
Menachem Begin had lavish
praise for the Merkava tank,
designed and manufactured in
Israel, and the man who designed
it, Gen. Israel Tal. Begin was the
guest of the army ordnance corn
at an installation where the tank
is produced. He noted its main
characteristics which are
maximum protection for its crew,
its speed and maneuverability.
Are you new to Tampa? Do
you know anyone in the Jewish
community? Does anyone know
y-o-u? Have you been in Tampa
for some time, but have not had
the time to meet anyone or attend
any function?
The Shalom Committee of the
Tampa Jewish Federation is
looking for Y-O-U! The 1980 co-
chairmen Adrienne Golub and
Ricki Lewis haye announced a
get-together, Sunday, March 9,
at 7:30 p.m. in the home of Ralph
and Adrienne Golub. The evening
of fellowship will honor all new
Jewish families to Tampa-
"Committee members Sandy
Neuman. Harriet Cyroent, Elaine
Kelman, Yvette Eichberg, Jill
Bisker and Fran Silver have been
busy contacting newcomers to
the area,'' said Adrienne
Golub. "Meetings have been held
to insure that s many people as
possible will be invited to the fun
evening. There may be some
duplication <'1invitatk,nfHoI1f1 ?'
those people are dou.ily
welcome'."
"An enjoyable evening has
beenptanr^bythe^mrmttee,
said Ricki Lewis. "*> that we can
help make ev-yn* mmwelcome
to Tampa."
anyone new
contact
the
If you know .of
to Tampa Bay,
Tampa Jewish
Federation, 872-4451 (Rhoda
Davis), and an invitation will be
sent."
Ricki Lewis and Adrienne Golub are co-chairmen of Shalom
Tampa.


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Political Counteroffensive
The Reselling of the Importance of Israel on Capitol Hill
By WOLF BLITZER
London Chronicle Syndicate
WASHINGTON For years,
the Pentagon brass accused the
American Jewish leadership of
being soft on U.S. national
security issues, especially when it
came to defense spending.
Pentagon officials resented what
they perceived as an apparent
contradiction of the Jewish
community to advocate a
military-powerful Israel but a
weakened U.S. arsenal.
This impression was created
during and immediately after the
Vietnam War when many of the
most outspoken critics of
American military policy were
Jews, who were simultaneously
supporting increased arms
supplies for Israel. Some Jews in
Congress led the fight to cut the
U.S. defense budget.
"You can't be a 'dove" or a
'liberal' on every military-related
issue and a 'hawk' on Israel's
security." was how one military
officer explained the resentment.
ANGER AT the perceived
attitude of the Jewish com-
munity heightened after the 1973
Vom Kippur War when it seemed
that some stockpiles of U.S.
arms, especially tanks and ar-
mored personnel carriers, had
been sharply drawn down
because of the massive U.S.
emergency airlift to Israel during
the war.
And as Israel's arms requests
from the United States continued
to grow in the years following the
war. the Pentagon embarked on a
determined lobbying campaign to
demonstrate to the American
Jewish community and other
friends of Israel that a very real
linkage does exist between a
strong U.S. defense policy and
Israeli security needs.
Recently, that effort has begun
to meet with increasing success
among many rank-andfile Jews
around the country. Israel's
security, to a large degree,
depends on u.S. military support.
"You can't support Israel and
oppose the Pentagon at the same
time," a U.S. policymaker said.
AT A MEETING with
Defense Secretary Harold Brown
at the Pentagon on Dec. 14, a
delegation of American Jewish
leaders made it clear that they
now understand and appreciate
the Defense Department's way of
thinking. The Jewish leaders
conceded the strategic im-
portance to Israel of a militarily-
powerful America, capable of
resisting Soviet advancements in
the Middle East and throughout
the world.
But what they asked Brown to
concede namely, that Israel
represented a strategic asset to
America was by no means
forthcoming. The Defense Chief
was reluctant to describe Israel in
such terms, even thougl.
President Jimmy Carter and Vice
President Walter Mondale have
both called public attention to
Israel's strategic value to
America.
Sources present during the
closed door meeting quoted
Brown as saying that the United
States was very limited "in
practice" when it comes to using
Israel for military or strategic
purposes, given the negative
effects any such operation would
have in the Arab and Moslem
world.
THF SECRETARY
acknowledged that, "in a pinch,"
the United States knows that it
could count on Israels support.
Hut ha expressed the hope that
such a scenario would never
materialize 'hi bum, for all
practical purposes, it would mean
thai the United States was
burning its bridges with the rest
of the Arab world.
Thus. Israel may be prepared
to provide America with bases
and port facilities for use during
an emergency. But based on
Mrown's attitude, the United
States is not yet interested in
such military cooperation with
Israel. The State Department
clearly goes along with Brown.
Indeed, other U.S. officials
have disclosed that the State and
Defense Departments "shudder"
every time an Israeli official
speaks publicly about possible
U.S. Israeli military cooperation.
"It drives the Arabs and the
Moslems crazy," an American
official explained. That's why the
U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv has
appealed to the Israeli leadership
and the news media not even to
speculate about such joint ac-
tivities, especially not during the
continuing impasse involving the
hostages at the U.S. Embassy in
Teheran.
SEVERAL MILITARY
thinkers at the Pentagon and
many more outside the govern-
ment disagree with this
prevailing view, as expressed by
Harold Brown and other U.S.
officials. These critics are con-
vinced that the U.S. no longer
has the luxury of waiting for the
given light from some of the Arab
countries before opening a full-
fledged program of cooperation
with the Israel Defense Forces.
V ..." .':.' '' : SS ::' "': '"'
Protestant Churches Seen Pro-Arab
WASHINGTON
(JTA) A Protestant
clergyman accused Protes-
tant churches and clergy-
men in the U.S. of taking a
"one-sided" position in the
Arab-Israeli conflict, preju-
dicial to Israel.
The Rev. Dr. Carl Her-
mann Voss. Ecumenical
Scholar in Residence of the
National Conference of
Christians and Jews (NC-
CJ). made that charge in a
statement he presented at a
panel discussion on the
Middle East conducted by
the National Council of
Churches of Christ.
"As an ordained minister of
the United Church of Christ. I
have been disappointed and dis
mayed by the bias manifested in
Protestant churches and among
the clergy and in my own
denomination particularly, and of
late I have been taken aback by
the one-sidedness and partisan-
ship so clearly reflected in
releases by the Office of News
and Information of the National
Council of Churches of Christ in
the USA..'" Voss said.
HE REFERRED specifically
to a press kit supplied by the
NCC m connection with its
Middle East "hearing" sum
marizing the situation in that
region. "I cannot help but
deplore the prejudice and mis-
information, the lack of ob-
jectivity, and the absence of com-
prehensiveness of the total
picture as represented by this
inadequate, often misleading
informational packet," Voss
declared
The NCC hearing, which began
in New York Feb. 6 and resumed
in Washington Feb. 13. is a
prelude to a three-week fact-
finding tour of the Middle East.
A number of major national
Jewish organizations declined
invitations to participate in the
pjnel discussions on grounds
that they were biased against
l-rael.
\ letter on behalf of the ocgan-
JUS t ions, addressed to R\
) Jones, chairperson of the
NCC s Middle Fast panel.
charged that The Issues for
Consideration' attempt to place
Israel on trial, and we judge them
Israeli Artist
An exhibit of the work of
Israeli artist Amram Ebgi will be
featured at the Congregation Kol
Ami Art Exhibit and Sale
tomorrow night March 1. at 8
prn A Njgfct m Israel* ,11 be
held at the Coa,muiutv ^ ,t
V\ aters and Ola
Ebgi will be attending the
show and will be a\auale to
discuss his work Israeli food *m
be served, there will be a display
of Judaic items for sale, and there
will be a display of Israeli folk
dancing A lucky attendee will
home with one of Ebgi s art
pieces
The pubbc is welcome to at
tend Admission is $2 50
The committee producing this
evening includes Dr Richard
Kanter. Mary Kanter. Ina Rae
Lev me. Beverly Fink. Susan
Proas and Lands Zalkin
t j-**e
to lie prejudicial and tendentious
The thrust of your formulation
can be judged by the omission of
any mention of the single most
positive development in the
history of the Middle East con-
flict the Egyptian-Israeli peace
treaty and the Camp David
10 ords."
MICH OF Voss statement
as. taken up by the texts of a
pre-- release and letters to the
editor of The New York Times
written by NCCJ President Dr.
l>.i\id Hyatt, a Roman Catholic
layman, between 1976-1978
Among the points stressed by
Hyatt was that Israel is a bul-
wark against Soviet expansion in
the Middle Fast and that a
Palestinian state governed by the
Palestine Liberation
Organ^ation would place a
Soviet-armed satellite next door
ta Israel n. unlike Castro's
tuba."
V said that Hyatt's views
- u-.'ing and o mpelling in
s wh,n he wrou-them two
ago. He urged the NCC to
remember that the Egvpt Israel
r aty. following the
1 the Camp David
ment, n>w serves as a solid
basis to acrieve at least a
tolerable peac* for the enlirv
ana
He added Renumber that
Israel has pro\en she is not in-
transigent, as witnessed by her
willir.. rehnq.u. Raids, the entire Sinai pninsula
aul gn ;ng up flourishing firmly
-bed new settk-Ws
' ^.-d out of the desert. Ret*m.
her that the Palatine Liberal
"rganu.uon. *ith which
negotiations cannot nrritd
'I bent upon tl* total
dt-tructwn of Israel, still ^b-
scribes to a policy of terrorism
parallel to that now being per
jenced by the Lmted StateTw
Iran
T-Je
Defense Secretary Brown
In recent weeks, this school of
thought has focused attention
on a possible American takeover
of the Israeli airbases in Sinai.
The Ftzion and F.itam bases are
among the most sophisticated in
the world. The Israeli-Egyptian
peace treaty calls for their
demilitarization following the
total Israeli withdrawal from
Sinai in 1962.
This would viewed by the
critics as a terrible pity, given the
latest expansion of Soviet air,
ground and naval capabilites
throughout the region.
During the past three years,
there has been a small Jewish
organization here in Washington
working quietly to try to advance
two major objectives: to inform
the Jewish community of the
importance of American defense
to the survival of the U.S. as well
as Israel: and to educate the
American public on the
geopolitical values of Israel to the
U.S. as an outpost of Western
interests in the Middle East.
THAT ORGANIZATION.
the Jewish Institute for National
Security Af[airg u
expand its activiu,^'
The organization
some powerful and.
leaders among J
Max KanipelmIB
fcchlfter. Ik-rschel W
'mi Brant Cooper
ment inn a lea
But now, theorg,
hired a top-notch fom
and defense special!*t,
operation on a profess,
Dr. Stephen Bryen
JINSA from the Sen*
Relations Committee,
served for five yean i
member. In addition
director of the Sub
Near East and
Affairs, chaired by I
Stone (D.Fla.).
Before joining the I
Bryen spent five
executive assistant ,
: Sen.CUffordP.Cuei
one of Israel's ben
Congress.
ON CAPITOL
had developed a reputi
most knowledgeable
U.S. foreign affairs. hV
JINSA the exact
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community about U S. 1
matters and the pubuci
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frruary 29,1960
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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[lei Names Science Fair Winners
Solomon, displaying
| of Caffeine on Chick
and Mus-Musculus
louse)" was the overall
the Senior Division of
I School Science Fair.
Tobin's botany
[as the overall winner in
or Division. In grades
fugh three, a special
given to Ben Older.
lion in the science fair is
[of students in grades
jh eight and is optional
in grades one through
the exhibits were on
, a special parents night
rhere the winners were
Following is a list of
ts receiving awards and
Dries:
Division: Health and
Amy Solomon;
cience, Wendy Raber;
Science, Andy Lynn;
Suzanne Levy;
and Social Science,
rlis; Physical Science,
enus; Botany, Terry
Health and Medicine,
Earth and Space
L-phen Zielonka.
State Science Fair in
March 26 to 29,
l(M)l will be represented
I of the above students
make the trip ac-
by Janet Steuart,
eachcr in charge of the
I program.
Division winners are
omon, Biology; Adam
i. Health and Medicine;
f. Behavioral and Social
Jeth Mock, Earth and
^nce; David Markowitz,
cience; Jennifer Tobin,
"The Neutralization of Acids" project, in the Health and
Medicine division, won a first place for fourth grader Adam
Silverman in the Hillel School Science Fair, (photo by Audrey
Haubenstock)
In her first year at Hillel School, Kari Solomon, fourth grade,
won a first place for her biology project entitled "Plants in the
light and dark." (Photo: Audrey Haubenstock)
iy Celebrity Items To Be Auctioned Off
er Jack Harris will
fide range of celebrity
from Erma Bombeck,
and Walter Cronkite,
among others, at a celebrity
auction sponsored by the Bay
Horizon chapter of Women's
American ORT on Saturday,
right): Judy Rosenkranz, Audrey Haubenstock,
Ip Sundheim, Doris Rosenblatt, Barbara Alter, Paula
I and Thelma Karp attend recent parlor meeting at the
\Mrs. Haubenstock for the Women's Division of Tampa
federation (photo by Jrv Edelson).
ises for Senior Citizens
March 3: 9 a.m.-12
crame; 12:30-2:30 p.m.,
Crafts: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
k Hand-Built Pottery.
March. 4: 10 a.m.-3
Juntinif. Class closed.
< i?n up welcome.
fc additional class on
lay if there is enough
larch 5: 10 a.m.-
Food Co-op.
arch 6: 10 a.m.-2
?ph Sholom
iterhood
hth Circle of Rodeph
(Sisterhood will hold a
workshop at Rodeph
Synagogue on Wed-
larch 5, at 11 a.m.
[ish values clarification
Twill be led by Nancy
Babysitting will be
p.m., Social Circle: 1-4 p.m.,
Sewing Class; 1:30-3:30 p.m..
Blood Pressure Test and Private,
Individual Health Counseling.
Fridav, March 7: 9:45-10:45
a.m.. games; 10-11:30 a.m.. Know
your Legal Rights!: 1:30-2:30.
Beginning Drawing.
day, March 9: 1-8 p.m..
Free Dance Instruction.
March 8, 8 p.m. at the
Carrollwood Recreation Center.
Eileen Baumgarten is chair-
person of the fund raising event.
Assisting her are:
Bobbie Firestone and Florence
Wat ins, registration; Judy Elkin
and Gail Verlin, refreshments;
Lili Kaufmann, Jackie Leipziger,
Esther Posner, Virginia Gor-
dimer, Lyn Brownstein, and Jane
Rosenthal.
Joan Mondale, wife of Vice
President Walter Mondale, has
donated an autographed com-
memorative inaugual poster;
Billie Jean King, an
autographed tennis racket cover,
and Erma Bombeck, a
needlepoint key case kit.
Michael Learned, television
actress, has sent an autographed
script from the television series,
"TheWaltons."
Newscaster Walter Cronkite,
an autographed copy of a news
telecast, and Art Buchwald. an
autographed column.
The funds received from the
auction will go toward sup-
porting the ORT School of
Engineering where students leam
skills such as computer elec-
tronics, computerization, and
television.
Wine and hors d'oeuvres
will be served at the preview at
the Carrollwood Recreation
Center, Organge Grove and
McFarland Road. Admission is
>n at the door.
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Amy Solomon, a seventh grader, was the overall winner in the
Senior Division in the Health and Medicine category of the
Hillel School Science Fair, for her project "Effects of Caffeine
on Chick Embryos and Mus-Musculus (house mouse)." (photo:
Audrey Haubenstock)
Women's Division Learns
Much from Sue Stevens
Sue Stevens is like a honey bee,
her admirers say, going from
flower to flower and spreading
her nectar so the plants will bear
fruit.
Stevens' journey is from
Federation to Federation, where
Women's Divisions are told
words of wisdom picked up
around the country.
A former resident of Miami,
Stevens is now director of the
Women's Division for the Council
of Jewish Federations head-
quartered in New York City.
Last week she spoke to the
Women's Division of the Tampa
Jewish Federation, now in the
midst of its 1980 campaign.
Congratulating Ricki Lewis
and Adrianne Golub as co-
chairwomen of the Tampa
Sholom Committee, Stevens
related how important it is to
follow up on the initial welcome
to newcomers.
"In some places, they give
them their candles, their papers
and literature, and three years
later they are still waiting to hear
from someone," she said.
"People like yourselves hardly
have time to spend with people
you love or have strong frien-
dships with," she noted. "But
there are people in Tampa who
don't love or know anyone.
They're waiting for someone to
come around."
In Denver, she said, there is a
year-round Newcomers Club that
is very successful. And in
Minneapolis, the community has
one of the most successful
campaign drives in the country.
The reason is they spread the
work around to everyone. "No
one is allowed to have more than
three cards to solicit," she
reported.
One of the problems, she noted,
is the tendency to overload
people. "We've got to make the
job reasonable. Spread it out. Let
a lot of people do it. No one has to
bleed for the Jewish community.
The more we can spread the task,
the easier it will be to get people
to do it," Stevens said.
She also stressed the im-
portance of fitting people to the
job. "Some people shouldn't
solicit," Stevens insisted. "But
there are other things they can
do."
Recruiting came in for strong
comment from Ms. Stevens, who
emphasized that "it is critically
important that after we recruit
someone, we motivate them.
There needs to be an educational
and motivational element in
everything we do."
And she advised chairmen "to
follow up and see that everyone is
doing the job."
Finally, she said, "Evaluate
very carefully so you can begin
planning again."
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Friday. February 29. 1980
Volume 2
12 ADAR5740
Number 9
A Cry of Conscience
This editorial is reprinted from "The Los Angeles limes."
Steven Jacob* of Temple Judea in Tarzana. (air
chairman of the California Governor's Task Force on Refugees
Rabbi ./a, >bs tpearheadt the Union of American Hebrew
gations effort.- on bi half of the Southeast Asian refn.
Wt print this editorial with hi\ ptrmi'.sion We welcome reader
respo titorial
By STEVEN JACOBS
It takes three days to recover," the head of
Operation California said to me last week after I
stepped off the plane from Thailand, having spent
nine days touring the refugee camps in Thailand,
Laos and Hong Kong.
"It takes three days No, he's wrong. Once
you've been there, it takes a lifetime.
I have stood in the German concentration camp
of Matthausen, amid the silent memory of horror.
That was different. There was only the echo of death.
Walking across the Thailand border into Cambodia,
I encountered some of the 300,000 homeless people
who are desperately clinging to life.
This time we cannot sav that it is impossible for
human beings to be capable of savagery, or that we
are ignorant of the suffering that is taking place.
How can those of us who care make others see
the starving children, or hear the agony of a mother's
wail as she clutches her dead child to her, or smell the
stench of rotting bodies, some of them still alive? Is
there a way to soften the hearts of those who could
help, if only they would?
The vacant stares of the children with big bellies
and stark ribs, the infants too weak to cry, mile after
mile of people in line for a bit of rice their struggle
for life means pain. But at least they know that the
pain means life.
I have stood at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.
Cambodia has no wailing wall at which to mourn its
tragic losses, yet the Cambodian people, like the
Jews, are survivors. They have done so much with so
little.
I saw with my own eyes what miracles the in-
ternational relief agencies, spearheaded by U.S.
efforts, have wrought in a matter of weeks. The food
is in the camps and is getting through on the borders
for now. In a few months the Vietnamese will
surely force more Cambodians out. But meanwhile,
the food rations, plus a little medicine and a little
care, have sparked the life force. Along the borders a
hundred children (who, according to my guide, were
15 to 18 years old, though they looked 7 or 8)
followed me and I played with them. They smiled, and .
hope was born. |
I will never forget the faces of those children,
any more than I could forget the faces of my own four
children. Seeing their hope has deepened my com-
mitment to the resettlement of Southeast Asian
refugees in the United States and elsewhere. What a
rare privilege it is to be alive and able to sponsor a
refugee family.
As a Jew, I came away from the Nazi holocaust
with a personal directive. It is expressed in Leviticus
19:16, which I translate loosely: You shall not stand
idly by while the blood of your brothers and sisters
cries out to you from the earth.
We live in extraordinary times, in a world filled
with anarchy and terror, mistrust and disillusion-
ment, degradation of values and corruption of ideals.
It is an age of broken promises and broken vows. But
how many Nazi holocausts, how many Cambodian
genocides, can the human race endure and still
regard itself as worth propagating? Nothing less
than the value of life and the meaning of human
existence is at stake in our response to the cry of the
blood of our brothers and sisters in Southeast Asia.
Three days to recover from a trip to the Cambodian
border? No. Even a lifetime may not be enough.
THE TRIALS at Nuremberg
are coming back to haunt us.
What we demanded from in-
dividual Nazi war criminals were
confessions of guilt. That was all
right in the cases of individuals
against whom there was clear
evidence of wrong-doing.
We could have left it there at
Nuremberg and come away
smelling like a rose. In them-
selves, the trials had broken
ground reckoned in terms of past
history. For the first time, the
vanquished were being called to
account for their wartime
misdeeds.
IN EFFECT, at Nuremberg we
said that, even under the hideous
circumstances of war. there are
codes of human behavior which
henceforward can not be
brearhed without international
penalty
But we went one fatal step
further. We included among the
crimes those actions that the per-
petrators insisted they performed
in the line of duty. We told these
war criminals that, in terms of
Kant's categorical imperative,
they should have refused their
order'-
There comes a time, we
declared at Nuremberg, when the
individual citizen must refuse the
orders of the state ne.L.
basis that they ^
temal to the purpo|
intrinsic worth alt
them and therefore j
Germans' sense of what,
should have sustain^.
massive disobedient
their Nazi masters.
NEITHER did ou,.
end there K\(.r sinceNi
we have imposed \ .
collective guilt upon Ji
nation for the unspe
atrocities, bo that
came after the pern
also expected to r^
selves as surrogate end
all peoples ol r, W(2I
Jews should under,
stupidity of the
collective guilt, hMJ
victim of it dt the p
thought! v.iUct
for two millennia.
None
mitigate th( mrsoli
Socialism and. un
German people KOne real]
it is intended to do isjj
some sense out of ourl
hostage situation in Iran.]
Our less than vagi*I
standing of the trap ,]
ourselves began to sprat
us in Vietnam, when]
people ultimately
torious people and thai
porters abroad reg
military intervention
Hitlerian terms. To ua.1
applied the vocabulary 1
Hitler period, limning oil
namese bombings and af
foliations in the Nal
centration camp ta
genocide and extinction
(I AM myself one of ti_
was for intervention, andli
our performance in Vital
the hole in the dike thatL
let loose an international
terrorist expansionism. T
in these terms. I am urn-
considered guilty of tal
bings, the defoliation!
genocide, the extinctaal
although I played no nil
Continued on Paplj
The Rise of an Israeli Stage Idol
HAIFA Even the Israeli
public, long accustomed to
unusual and dramatic sagas in a
land where almost every citizen
has his own exciting story to tell,
followed with intense interest the
recent television presentation of
the life story of one of the leading
ladies of the local stage, Orna
Porath For those who had not
known previously, it came as a
revelation that the versatile and
dramatic actress, speaking
faultless, unaccented Hebrew,
was a convert to Judaism.
The story flickered on the
living room screens of the
country, the early days
illustrated with snapshots from
the family album. She had been
born as Irene Klein in Cologne,
Germany in 1924, daughter to a
cultured German Christian
family. She was drawn to the
theatre at an early age, attended
drama school and played roles in
Cologne and Schleswig.
LIKE MANY of the young
people of her day she was at-
tracted by the flair of the Hitler
youth movement, and sought to
join, but was dissuaded by her
parents. When she became aware
of the true policies of Nazism she
swung to the other extreme, and
became affiliated with left wing
groups. By the end of the war she
had decided to emigrate to
Russia and throw in her lot with
the great Socialist homeland of
the world's working classes.
She made application to the
military occupying authorities, in
this case the British army, and an
officer was sent to inquire as to
her motives for the request.
Following the interview she made
is
Carl
Aloert
a private note: This man
going to be my husband."
He was Yosef Porath, a young
Palestinian serving in British
uniform, and working in the DP
Camps. They were married, and
in 1947 arrived in Palestine. Her
mind was still set on Socialism,
and she wanted to join a kibbutz,
but no kibbutz wanted an ac-
tress. They made their home in
Tel Aviv, and she made the
rounds of the theatrical groups,
speaking German.
IT BECAME clear that
without a knowledge of Hebrew
she would get nowhere, and so
she applied herself to learning it.
In the meantime, whe got a job as
domestic help. Habimah was not
interested in her, but she Anally
made a connection with the
Cameri, the Chamber Theatre, by
acting for a year without pay.
Her mastery of the language
was phenomenal, and in a short
while, Israel's theatre going
public became aware of a new
star. She played Juliet, Electra,
Lady Precious Stream, and many
other roles, but she is perhaps
most frequently associated with
her stellar performance in Shaw's
Joan of Arc.
After an absence of a few
yeare, she has now again
returned to the stage. When she
was not behind the
herself she devoted full
the establishment of aC
Theatre, drawing
upon talents found i
slums.
PERSONAL QO
were asked. When af
married? Orna Portal
She was married threat
the same man. First. |
exit permit from Genwajl
to obtain a British pi
enter Palestine; and a I
in Israel-
Had she been con*
indeed, in an Orthodox(
in 1968, which oilminatal
third wedding ceremoajj
then, only her closest f
known that the
Sabra" was in truth
Fraulein.
Her career in Israel
its peak last year wheni
presented with the high*]
the country can
Israel Prize, for her cono
to the theatrical and .
arts. She has visited ML
States on an Israel Boail
and has even gone to 0M
Union to study develr"
children^ theatre
country.
As we said at the outiM
for Israel her career |
unusual one. And weC^L|
the shocked surprise wi
housewife in Tel Aviv
years ago who, together"
rest of the audience, ch*
applauded the V**"^
Maid of Orleans, only !
with sudden startled < .
But.. But ..
to scrub my floors.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page5
)tUqhtOn:
Social Services Industrial Employment Unit
suggested that we implement one I are read at each meeting,
here. I agreed and brought the
the third in a series on the
agencies of Tampa,
trating on the services
they render to our com-
LINDA GOLDSTEIN
iing a job in today's tight
ny is difficult enough, but
be virtually impossible if
arely speak English or are
[with physical or emotional
Vaps. Also, when you're
M5, many employers just
Itake a chance on you.
ignizing the plight of those
people who fall into the
rtoplace" category, the
Jewish Social Service has
id an
istriat / Employment
Dry Committee to come to
lid.
; idea originated with Gene
eimer, who had served on a
committee in Montreal,"
i Jewish Federation
ive Director Gary Alter
moving to Tampa, he
concept to the attention of Social
Service Executive Director Anne
Thai."
Social Service Board members
recognized the need for such a
committee, and last summer it
was established, with Wer-
theimer as chairman.
THE COMMITTEE is
comprised of 21 volunteers, who
are "local business and
professional people drawn from
as wide a spectrum as we can tap
into," Thai elaborates.
"Members meet once a month
for lunch to hear profiles of hard-
to-place clients. Our Committee
includes an industrial
psychologist and a physician in
rehabilitation medicine, who help
evaluate the clients. Primarily,
members make recommendations
as to who might be helpful in
placing one of the persons
described. Sometimes they make
the contacts themselves or say
we can use their names."
Between six to eight profiles
Evening for Opera Lovers
What the Committee has
begun to do is to establish a
network of resources which Social
Service staff members can use in
placing their clients.
"It's providing us with in-
formation on Jewish employers in
this community that we don't
have available to us," says Thai.
"When we call some of the
referrals, they may say they can't
use the person we're trying to
place, but why not call this
person, and they give us a name.
Also, Committee members talk to
their friends about the people
needing jobr and we're getting
calls from that.''
ONE POSITIVE development
from the creation of the Com-
mittee has been the moral
support it has provided to the
clients it has contacted.
"Our clients feel really good in
terms of the kind of support the
Committee gives them, and we've
found that their ability to seek a
Dup of young artists from
arida Lyric Opera will
a varied and interesting
program of arias and
les Saturday evening,
I p.m., at the Jewish
lity Center.
kipating will be: Charyl
lez (Tampa), Susan Goelz
[arbor), Jonalyn Hill (St.
rg), Rena Laurenti
Marc Staff (Tampa),
Ellis (Seminole), Read
and
and
by
Woodle (St. Petersburg),
Gary Nisson (Clearwater).
They will be directed
accompanied at the piano
general manager Rosalia
Maresca. Mario Laurenti, artistic
director, will act as narrator and
introduce the singers.
Selections will be from The
Marriage of Figaro, La Boheme,
Don Carlos, Barber of Seville,
Rigoletto, La Traviata, and I
Puritani.
\JCC Camp Staff Jobs
ra Richman .is now in-
ig for staff positions for
k'Tonton, the division of
X which serves ages 2-5.
ine wishing an op-
^y to work with pre-school
should contact Barbara
Center to arrange an in-
The following full and
i positions are available:
ant teacher ages 19,
'counselor ages 16 -18.
specialist ages 16,
*urim at
;th Israel
kding of the Megilla will
pe on Saturday evening,
at 7:30 p.m. at
^tion Beth Israel-
is, families and friends
to come. Sisterhood
>r refreshments.
morning, March 2, at
the Youth Group of
htion Beth Israel will
annual Purim Carniv&l.
bian will be present to
i. Sisterhood will serve a
ball League
st of three practice
games will be played
March 2, at the Hyde
Id.
in one practice game is
ement for league play
first half of the 1980
players must be at
years old (there is no
age) before the first
le. All games will be
lither at Hyde Park or
': fields.
Danny Thro at the
[enroll. The sign-up fee
umpires, shirt and
and JCC insurance is
Interviews for counselor in
training positions for ages 13-15
will be held in April.
Distance Runners
The Jewish Community Center
would like to congratulate the
"Center Runners" for their
showing at the Gasparilla
Distance Classic.
The team included Mark
Rabinowitz, Mike Linsky,
Richard Rudolph, Brian Abeles,
Marty, Maxine, and Andy
Solomon, and Don, Beth, and
David Mellman.
Interested runners should
contact Danny Thro at the JCC
(872-4451) if you wish to become
a member of the team.
job is bolstered by that lift," Thai
adds.
Judging by statistics for the
last six months of 1979, the
Industrial / Employment
Advisory Committee has had an
impact. Of the 27 people served
by the Committee during that
period, 23 are now working. The
Committee placed five, six were
secured jobs by staff members,
ten placed themselves, and two
upgraded their employmei t
status.
ALMOST HALF of those
served by the Committee were
Russians, saddled with the
problem of a language barrier.
"One of our primary
responsibilities to the Russians
coming to Tampa under our
Resettlement Program is to help
them seek employment," Thai
says. Because they can barely
speak English and are basically
unfamiliar with the economic
system here, it is difficult for
many Russians to attain
positions comparable to those
they held in their own country.
Thai says that one of her most
satisfying placements from the
Committee occurred last month
when a highly trained electrical
enginer from Russia was able to
get a similar job in Tampa. "He
started work last week, and
you've never seen anyone
happier."
AS DIFFICULT as it is to
satisfactorily employ some of the
Russians who have moved to
Tampa, those people who are
over 45 are even harder to place
in the job market, according to
Thai. The oldest person who has
found employment through the
More than 20 persons attended this recent Young Leadership
Group I seminar on the priorities, needs, and services of local
and worldwide Jewish communal service. Marsha Sherman,
campaign vice chairman, presented the program.
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man, who has a heart problem,
liscovered an entirely new
vocation with Committee
guidance.
"He had worked as a car-
penter, but he couldn't handle
heavy carpentry any longer,"
Thai recounts. "But he had
worked in the past as a taxi
driver, so the Committee
suggested he could get limited
work as a chauffeur. He has since
developed a part-time chauffer's
I job, and he's now working three-
forths of the time. This is after
being idle and depressed for two
years."
A 68-year-old woman who was
recently widowed wanted to be a
secretary, but she hadn't worked
since she was a young bride.
"THE COMMITTEE decided
she didn't have the skills to be a
secretary at this time, so she's
now doing volunteer work to
brush up on her skills and get
some experience, and hopefully,
we'll be able to place her in a job
in the future," says Thai.
Thai is encouraged for the
future of the
Industrial/ Employment
Advisory Committee.
"It's been a tremendous help
o us. I certainly hope, as time
goes by, to see more people
become aware of the Committee
and be responsive to our calls."
Those persons interested in
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through the Committee or
assisting hard-to-place clients in
finding jobs should contact the
Tampa Jewish Social Service at
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Israel Embassy Opens in Cairo
By YITZHAK SHAKOII.
TEL AVIV (JTA) The
first Embassy of Israel in the
Arab world was formally opened
in Cairo last week. The blue-and-
white flag with the Star of David
was hoisted over a two-story tan
building in the fashionable
Dokki section of the Egyptian
capital at 10 a.m. local time, and
a plaque was unveiled with the
words "Embassy of Israel" in
Hebrew, Arabic and English.
The ceremonies were in a low
key. The advance staff of the
Israeli diplomatic mission sang
Hatikva as the colors were
hoisted. Some Egyptians wat-
ched from the terraces of neigh-
boring buildings, but many
passersby seemed unaware of the
event. Yossef Haddas, the Israeli
Charge d'Affaires who headed
the Embassy until Ambassador
Eliahu Ben-Elissar arrived in
Cairo on Sunday, made a brief
speech in which he expressed the
hope that other Arab countries
will follow the example of Egypt
and make peace with Israel.
"LET US HOPE that other
Arab leaders will join the peace
process which the leaders of both
our countries have done so much
to build for good neighborly
relations between our peoples,"
Haddas said. The Israeli
diplomat, who was born in Syria,
spoke in Arabic.
Ben-Elissar presented his
credentials to President Anwar
Sadat on Feb. 26. Egypt's
I
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Friday, Feb. 29
(Condlelighting time 6:10)
Intercongregational Shobbat at Congregation Beth Israel -8pm.
No services tonight at Congregations Kol Ami, Rodeph Sholom
or Schaarai Zedek University of South Florida B'nai
B'rith Hillel Foundation Shabbat Service and Oneg 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 1
Congregation Kol Ami Purim Party "A Night in Israel" Com-
munity Lodge -8pm Congregation Beth Israel Megillah
Reading 7 30 p.m. Jewish Community Center Florida lyric
Opera -8pm.
Sunday, March 2
Jewish Community Center. Once-a-Month-Brunch-Bunch 11
a.m. University of South Florida B'nai B'nth/Hillel Foundation
Bagel Brunch II 30 a.m. University of South Florida B'nai
B'nth Hillel Foundation Purim Megillah Reading University of
South Florida B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation "Project Renewal"
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Men's Club Purim Carnival
Congregation Schaarai Zedek All Day Purim Carnival
Congregation Beth Israel Annual Purim Carnival 10 a.m.
Temple David Sisterhood Purim Dinner Congregation Kol Ami -
Children's Punm Parly and Megillah Reading at lodge 10:15
Monday, March 3
B'nai B'rith Women Board Meeting Florida Federal Savings &
Loan Bearss Ave. 8pm Congregation Schaarai Zedek
Sisterhood Board Meeting 1 0 30 am. Congregation Schoorai
Zedek Sisterhood Luncheon Meeting noon University of South
Florida B'nai B'rith'Hillel Foundation Area Board Meeting 7:30
p.m. University of South Florida B'nai B'nth/Hillel Foundation -
Speaker on "Oppressed Jewry"
Tuesday, March 4
Hadossah Bowling Ammet Hadassah Board Meeting Home
of Hanna Zohar 8.15 p.m Congregation Beth Isroel *&
Sisterhood Board Meeting 1 2 30 p.m ORT (evening chapter) |
Board Meeting University of South Florida B'nai B'nth/Hillel 1
Foundation Basic Judaism 7 p.m
Wednesday, March 5
AZA BBG Meemg 7 30pm JCC Food Co-op 10 am 1 2 30
p m Congregation Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood "Jewish $
Values'' 11am Congregation Beth Isroel Men's Club 6 30 Jj
p m Congregation Kol Ami Sisterhood Meeting |
Congregation Schaarai Zedek Brotherhood Meeting 7:30 p.m
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Board Meeting 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 6
Congregation Beth Israel Lecture and Lunch "Our Jewish
Roots" noon ORT (evening chapter) Bowling JCC Singles
Club Plonnmg Meeting B'nai B'rith Women Meeting 8 p.m.
University of South Florida B'nai B'nth/Hillel Foundation -
Rabbi's Study 3 pm.
Friday, March 7
(Condlelightmg time 6:14)
University of South Florida B'nai B'nth/Hillel Foundation
Gourmet Shabbat Dining and Service 6 30 p.m.* Congregation
Beth Israel Sisterhood Shabbat Dinner
Saturday, March t
JCC Film Festival 7 p.m. "I Love You, Rosa" JCC CouplesClub
Hayride Tampa Jewish Federation Young Leadership Group I -
7 30 p m ORT "Celebrity Items" Auction Corrollwood Rec
Center 8pm
Sunday, March 9
University of South Florida B'nai B'rith/Hillel Foundation Bagel
Brunch 11 30 a m Congregation Rodeph Sholom Men's Club
Congregation Schaarai Zedek Forum 10 a.rn Shalom
Tampa get together at home of Ralph and Adrinne Golub -
7 30pm

Ambassador-designate. Saad
Mortada, presented his to
President Yitzhak Navon in
Jerusalem on the same day.
According to reports from Cairo,
he also handed the Israeli
President a note stressing that
Egypt does not recognize
Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
The Israeli advance party
arrived in Cairo Feb. 18. Haddas.
accompanied by Zvi Gabbai,
Councillor to the Embassy,
visited the building which, he
pointed out, will serve only
temporarily as the Israeli
legation. More suitable and
presumably less expensive
premises are being sought to
house the Embassy permanently.
The Israelis are paying $3,500 per
month rent for the building in the
Dokki section. It is on a
residential block and has been
under heavy guard by Egyptian
police and plainclothesmen ever
since the Israelis rented it.
FURNITURE AND office
equipment reached the premises
in a two-truck convoy that took
the overland route to Egypt via
Sinai. The Embassy's four
telephone lines and telex con-
nections are functioning and their
numbers were published.
The smooth functioning of the
new Israeli Embassy was
threatened by a dispute between
Ambassador Ben-Elissar and
Foreign Ministry employes over
who should be the envoy's
personal secretary. Ben-Elissar
insists on Fanny Ashkenazi. his
private secretary for the past
seven years.
But the general assembly of
Foreign Ministry employes voted
overwhelmingly to demand that
he select a new secretary from
among qualified Ministry per-
sonnel. The employes claimed
that about 15 secretaries at the
Ministry are about to be
dismissed for economy reasons
and therefore every job opening
is important.
THEY REJECTED a com
promise proposal to send Ms.
Ashkenazi to Cairo as a staff
member of the Prime Minister's
Office to which she was credited
when Ben-Elissar was director
general of that bureau. They also
insisted that the Ambassador's
private chauffeur in Cairo must
be a Foreign Ministry worker.
Ben-Elissar has yet to name
the economic and press attaches
for the Cairo legation.
Meanwhile, twelve Egyptian
diplomats, the advance party of
,'< ?
the Egyptian diplomatic",
to Israel, arrived Ft
Mohammed Hozandar,
d'Affaires at the new E
Embassy, who heads
delegation. said
Ambassador Saad M0
would arrive in Israel
beginning of the week
Egyptian Embassy wj]]
quartered temporarily at t.be 1
Aviv Hilton Hotel until a
manent location is found ijl
Aviv.
Hozandar said he hoped t
opening of the Embassy m
lead the way to an overall i
in the Middle East. Lit us l
that this road will not be ak
one," he added.
Ali Slips Again
On Zionist Issue
By JOSEPH POLAKOFF
WASHINGTON (JTA) -
Former heavyweight boxing
champion Mohammed Ali
charged Zionists "control"
America and the world, according
to an interview reported in a
leading publication in India, the
text of which the Jewish
Telegraphic Agency obtained.
Ali had been in India and in
Africa as President Carter's
special emissary to obtain
support for the Carter
Administration's boycott of the
Olympic Games in Moscow this
summer as part of the United
States response to the Soviet
invasion of Afghanistan.
IN THE bi-weekly, India
Today, da i Feb. 1-15. Ali
spoke of Zionists when asked
about the "militant revival" of
Islam in Iran, and the holding of
"your countrymen hostage."
Ali, saying that those [
in Iran are fanatics, and
"the other Moslems in thewn
have condemned their actinl
declared "religion ain't bad. tJ
people who are bad You krw|
the entire power structure
Zionist. They control Amera|
they control the world. Theyi
really against the Islam reug
So whenever a Muslim deal
something wrong, they blana]
the religion."
An Associated Press disp
reporting Ali's remarks
Zionism, quoted him as siyaj
that he did not remember I
about Zionists.
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Jewish Jai-Alai Star Joey Cornblit
By SANDY DIX
,,/,,/a (ball) blazes across
L/i,j (court) at the in-
(speedof 150 m.p.h. Some
the carom, rebote, or
hac" return; others thrill
Vrrimad*. cortada, dejada,
|o. But only the com-
knows that any reverse
could mean defeat. Most
|t is the remote, or "kill"
which stuns these
ITS.
I archrival remains front-
Bayer 37, 24 years old,
a superstar. Joseph
better known to an
Jk public as "Joey," is the
only Jewish-American
player in the world.
11 160 pounds of brain and
II took one Miami boy at
I of 16 to forge the impreg-
barriers of an ancient
Ih sport, heretofore
it>>(! by the Basque.
Irenes for jai-alai greater
exposure beyond the
Is of Miami, Tampa, Ft.
lOcala, Hartford and Las
IT YEARS later, Joey
all in stride. He exudes
idence of a champion,
lows he's the best but
oasts: ("I let my game
Ifor itself"). Credit is
ply given to Epifano
is teacher to this day. The
fhy is "pure dedication
rifice," the epitome of a
Joey in action
professional athlete who can
block out any and all distraction:
("To think about the danger
would ruin my concentration").
Neither does he focus on the
other players who might "deep
down inside feel resentment, a
In I e animosity toward religion or
nationality, in such competition,
day after day."
He treats them as 45 in-
dividuals who have only on
occasion betrayed their
prejudices "face-to-face." An
Americanized Jew, proud of
heritage, manages to survive,
even flourish, in a very Christian
and foreign world.
JOE IS indeed the hometown
boy expected to win every point.
"It puts on added pressure, but,
after a while, (he) learned to cope
with it and accept it. One game
vou're a champ. The next you're
B bum." With unassuming
modesty, Joey never views his
celebrity status too seriously.
Now he is willing to take on more
responsibility for others. Since
the birth of his son, Joshua, three
months ago, he feels an affinity
for children, young Jews and
Americans, who rarely come in
contact with his favorite sport-
Joey might encourage, inspire, or
simply introduce them to jai-alai
on the amateur level.
From his own very Jewish
home, the son of Zvi and
Shulameth Cornblit, absorbed
flavor and feeling. His roots, at
once, disclose an international
complexion and smack of middle
class local color. His father lived
in Poland, later escaped from
Siberia, Russia, and temporarily
settled in Israel where he joined
the 1948 war effort. His mother is
an Israeli. But Joey and his
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cently, Lillyan Osiason (who is the president of
rregation Schaarai Zedek) returned from her third trip to
bl. This particular visit was a one-week one which was a
t\ agents familiarization tour sponsored by the Israeli
Brnment Tourist Office and El Al.
be group stayed in the cities of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and
bnya but visited many other places. They inspected various
Is and visited many historical sites including a real
light in Tel Aviv the new Diaspora Museum. At this
i'u m, the history of Jews in their dispersion is displayed so
the newer generations in Israel (those who have never
m any other homeland) can learn about the Jews of other
btries.
added threat during Lillyan's trip was a visit, while in
bsalem, with Israeli friends whom she had met on a previous
| to Spain. Lillyan said to be sure to add that El Al Airlines
1 completely reorganized its airlines and that the tour left
rt on time and returned right on time! Lillyan gave a terrific
about her Israeli trip at Friday night services at
rregation Schaarai Zedek on Feb. 22.
I sure to mark March 23 on your calendar if you love music.
[that date, Congregation Rodeph Sholom will host the 11 th
Vial Jewish Music Festival, featuring the famous Theodore
el in concert. This marvelous event will begin at 7:30 p.m.
lirman for the evening is Eugene Linaky; in charge of
blintv is Gregory Waksman; ticket captains include Sam
Lou Morris, David Waksman, David Linsky, and Gil
^hner (who is specifically in charge of student ticket sales).
iking this evening even more special is the fact that this
Icular Jewish Music Festival is being dedicated to the late
[Manuel Buchman. Mr. Buchman graciously had served as
Yman of this annual event for the past 10 years. So, indeed,
[is something that was very dear to his heart. Tickets are
iy going quickly so call the office at Congregation Rodeph
jm to make your reservations now.
Monday, March 3, the Sisterhood of Congregation
arai Zedek will be having its monthly luncheon and
ram. The speaker will be B. Terry Aidman. a tax partner
the accounting firm of Laventhol and Horwath, speaking
Tax and Financial Planning for Women." Preceding his talk
[be a delicious lunch prepared and served by Nancy Segall,
Aidman, Margie Schwartz, Bernice Oilman, and Carol
son. The luncheon will include homemade soup, chefs salad,
\, and hot fruit compote served over vanilla ice cream for
rt. So call the temple office now to mike your reservations
Sis meeting which promises to be most interesting.
re Annual Intercongregational Service will take place
Iht, Feb. 29, at 8 p.m. at Congregation Beth Israel. The
?us auxiliaries of Beth Israel will be playing an important
I in making everything run smoothly. The Youth of Beth
M will be ushering for the evening a definite must when
Joey and cesta
sister, now 20 years old, spent
their early years in Montreal,
Canada.
THE CORNBLITS eventually
decided to call South Florida
home, where Joey celebrated his
you have so many people attending your shul who are unfamiliar
with it. In addition, the Sisterhood of Beth Israel will be
providing one of their famous and most delicious Oneg Shab-
bats. So be sure to attend this wonderful and warm annual
event, regardless of which synagogue you call home everyone
is welcome!
Feb. 19 was the date of a most stimulating and delicious
monthly meeting for the evening chapter of Women's American
ORT. At this particular meeting, CPR or Cardiopulmonary
Resuscitation was demonstrated by a Tampa Fire Rescue Team.
This program was planned to promote awareness of this life-
saving technique designed to give one the knowledge of what to
do in the first moments of physical emergency. There was a
short film, adult and infant manikins for demonstration, and fire
rescue equipment on display.
This evening also featured the second annual "Katz Kookie
Swap." Each member brought 24 cookies with her that she had
baked from a favorite recipe. Six of the cookies were for refresh-
ments that evening, and 18 were exchanged among other
members who had brought cookies. Also, all of the recipes used
will be compiled into a master list, and a copy will go to every
member who participated in the "Katz Kookie Swap."
The happiest of birthdays to our friends at the Jewish Towers
who celebrate their special day during the month of February.
We hope this coming year is a peaceful and healthy one for you
all:
Harry Horovitz, Lillian Weinberger, Berth* Kleinman,
Amanda DeJuses, Marcia Mason, Gertrude Kern, Salvator
Pullara, Maurice Backman, Anna Wallace, Bernard Rich, Ann
Spector, Jack Antonoff, William Greenberger, Fernando
Cuebas, Carmen Mendez, and Oscar Belinda.
Also, there are three special couples who are celebrating
anniversaries this month. Congratulations to the following
lovebirds: Mr. and Mrs. William Greenberger, Mr. and Mrs.
Fernando Cuebas and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Seara.
Once in a while (actually quite rarely!) we leave someone out
when writing about some organization's function. Such was the
case when we reported on the "New Member Dinner" held
recently at Congregation Schaarai Zedek. Working very hard on
planning and pulling off this much involved function were
Sandy Dingfelder and Carol Osiason (whom we failed to men-
tion). We're sorry ladies because indeeu you did do a marvelous
job and it was certainly a warm and friendly evening truly
enjoyed by everyone.
Look for more information in a later edition on the free yes,
free Tay Sachs screening coming up during the month of
April through the co-sponsorship of National Council of Jewish
Women and the University of South Florida Medical School.
Meet Susan and Philip Steinfeld, who moved to the Temple
Terrace area last August. The Steinfelds have a 3-year-old
daughter. Heather, who attends The Learning Space. Our new
family moved here from Denver and had spent much of their
married life living in various places as Phil was in the military.
Now he m a computer specialist with the Honeywell Cor-
poration. Phil is originally from New Jersey and Day tona Beach,
and Susan is originally from New York and Miami. In April,
Susan will be opening a jeans store called the Denim Center (in
Busch Plaza). This store is a family business (their family owns
five others). Susan said that the two reasons for their moving to
Tampa were to open this store and because most of Phil's family
live in the Tampa and Orlando area. Susan has joined the
evening chapter of ORT, and they plan to join a synagogue in
the near future. We welcome you Phil, Susan, and Heather, to
Tampa. Untii next week.
I
Bar Mitzvah, experimented with
amateur jai-alai one year later,
signed a professional contract at
the age of 16 and went on to
graduate from Carol City Senior
High in 1973. In May of 1978, he
was married at Temple Beth
Shalom in Hollywood. For Joey
and wife, Linda, the birth of a son
was so very naturally followed by
' the Biblically-mandated bris
ceremony.
Jewish-American identity will,
no doubt, be passed on to the
next generation. Joey insists that
his family celebrate Chanukah,
not Christmas. He understands
the importance of Jewish charity
and seems ready to give more of
himself to worthy causes.
At times, Joey projects a
mature perspective: "We
complain about a game. Others,
like Holocaust survivors, really
had it rough." Through
monuments, museums, and
television programs, we might
reach those who "don't realize
what we suffered and finally
open both Jewish and Gentile
eyes."
IDENTITY, family, and job in
balance, Joey contemplates the
future. He wants to stay with the
sport in management or public
relations when, perhaps, in ten
years or so, his athletic career will
be over. Already he has involved
himself with promotional
commercials.
With resolve, Joseph C. lives in
the present, masters the past,
and plans for days ahead. His
countless first, second, and third
place awards for tournament and
year-long achievement should not
amaze us. In 1979, his first place
finish in the Ft. Pierce singles
championship came only a few
days after an operation.
Fellow-player, Pierre, labels
"Joey the person" as "a nice
guy" but "Joey the player" as
"one of the best, trying to be the
best." According to many of the
million fans who attend World
Jai-Alai each season, their man
Joey is already on top.
Ladies Sell
Hamantaschen
Purim is almost here and the
Sisterhood of Temple David is
busy in the kitchen baking
hamantaschen.
If you have had this Jewish
"Michel," nothing more need be
said. But if you haven't, order
yours today


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Tie- y*A Fktridian of Tampa
W*W.P,
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Daf Yomi
o Mimllin
A Frilichen Purim 0/t Admitting National Guilt
By RABBI T BROD
3-The reeling of the Megillah
, is considered as reading of Hallel
Dedicated to the principal. (Prmlses ^ Godl lArehin 10b and
teachers, and staff of Tampa w^nn.-14.,
HiUelDay School. MegUlan Mai
Purim is a minor festival in
which work is permitted. The
feast was established according
to the Book of Esther by Mor-
decai as a reminder of Gods
protection of His people in Israel.
The holiday recalls the evil
plans of the villain Hamen to
destroy the Jews in ancient
Persia. They were saved by the
Lord through the efforts of
Esther and Mordecai.
The word Purim means
"LoU," so called after the lots
cast by Hamen in order to
determine the month in which the
slaughter was to take place (14th
of Adarl. In the days of the
Hasmoneans. the holiday was
known as the "Day of Mordecai."
During leap years when a 13th
Month is added to the Hebrew
Lunar Calender it is celebrated on
the second month of Adar. The
Jews of Shushan. the capital of
Persia. celebrated their
deliverence on the 15th day of
Adar becoming known as
Shushan Purim. All cities that
were surrounded by walls dating
back to the days of Joshua, also
celebrate Purim on the 15th day
Thus. Punm is celebrated in
Jerusalem on the 15th but in Tel-
Aviv on the 14th of Adar
Rabbi Yaseh said. Purim can
never fall on Monday or on
Saturday If it falls on Monday.
Yom Kippur will fall on Sunday
If Punm is on Saturday then
Yom Kippur will fall on Friday
Because both days are rest days
in which no manner of work is
permitted. hardships would
ensue The dead, for example
could not be buried until 2 days
later. Hence we never allow two
such davs of Rest to follow each
other (Rosh Hashana 20a|.
The main highlight of Purim is
the reading of the Book of Esther
with a special cantillation (tune).
It is customary to spread the
Megillah (scroll) and fold it over
before reading to make it look
hke a letter (Esther 9261.
A noise maker called a
"Grager" is used whenever the
name of Hamen is read or the
names of his ten sons. This
custom is based on Proverbs "the
names of evil people shall be
obliterated." thus we make a loud
noise to obliterate the mention of
Hamen s name
There was a custom to inscribe
Hamen's name on two stones and
beat them together as if to erase
the name of Hamen. (Orech
Chaim 690) Eventually this
evolved into the present custom
of making noise at the mere
mention of his name.
We do not recite the Hallel on
Purim for the following reasons:
1-The miracle occured outside
the land of Israel (Chutz
L'Aretz).
2-In the time of Esther and
Mordecai we were not freed
completely: the Jews were still
slaves of the king of Persia.
There is another interesting
reason why we don't say Hallel
on Purim The hero Mordecai is
of the family of King Saul who
was life time opponent of King
David, author of Hallel (Psalms).
It would not be right or proper to'
sing songs (Hallel) composed by
an opponent, (source escapes me
at this time).
We eat a three cornered cake
stuffed with a fruit filling, called
Hamen -Tash The following
reasons are given:
1 Hamen-Tash has 3 corners
which represent our fathers
Abraham. Isaac and Jacob
through whose merits we were
saved. i.Midrashi
2-11 represents the three
cornered hat which Hamen wore
(Little Napolean I
3-Hamen-Tash is derived from
the word "Tash-Kocho." many
Hamen's strength continue to
become weak through the ages.
(Maasa Alfisl.
The name of God is not found
in the Book of Esther" (Megilla)
for the following reasons:
1 Eighty-five Sages of whom
30 were prophets struggled to
comply with Esther's request of
Inscribe me for generations ". to
incorporate the book amongst the
Holy Writings. (Aviv Ausof)..
also (Megillah 7).
2-The miracle of Purim was a
natural occurrence because of
repentence, therefore God's name
:s left out (Even Ezrah)
3-One does not use the name of
God in a letter or contract, for
when read or redeemed it would
be thrown away. The Megillah
was at first written as a letter to
all nations therefore God's name
had to be left out for fear of
destruction and oblitering of
God's name (Rosh Hashana)
It is also customary to send
portions (Shaluch Manos) to
friends on Purim and gifts to the
poor. One sends at least two
portions of food to a friend and
gives money to at least two poor
men.
A special festive meal is eaten
on Purim afternoon, instead of on
the Eve of Purim, the reason
being, on the Eve of Purim we
read the Megilla and imbibe in
strong drink.
Rava said, "A man is obliged
to drink so much wine on Purim
that he becomes incapable of
knowing whether he is cursing
Hamen or blessing Mordecai."
(Megillah 7b).
On Purim morning we are
occupied with packaging Purim
gifts (Shaluch Manos) so the only
time we have to eat the Feast Of
Purim is in the later afternoon.
"Layihudim Hayisa Oreh"
'' May the light of the Torah shine
upon all of us in joy and hap-
piness."
A Frilichen Purim, and a
Shabat Shalom!
Continued from Page 4-
of it personally. I am presumably
ripe for punishment.)
My Lai and William Calley
were the ex-post facto legacy of
our pronouncements at Nurem-
berg. Of them, we said that
Calley should have refused the
orders he alleges he received to
"liquidate" that city and
populace because, in Kantian
terms, his higher duty was to
avoid the immorality of an un-
acceptable act of war. not to
serve as the hypothetical in-
strument of anonymous military
commanders who wanted a "final
solution" to civilian counter-
attack.
Parenthetically, it might be
worthwhile to consider for a
moment the effect on the coming
crop of 18- to 20-year-olds who
may refuse to register for the
draft because they deem their
moral convictions more authentic
as an act of freedom than the
nation's order that they register,
a nation which seems dead set on
sending them to war to protect
the vital interests of Exxon
abroad.
HOW DO you. without the
courage of a David Thoreau. set
yourself up against the nation
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DecisionUpheld
In Unification Suit
The Appellate Division has
affirmed a N.Y. Supreme Court
decision dismissing a libel action
brought by the Unification
Church against the author and
publisher of a book that called
church indoctrination techniques
a form of brainwashing, the
American Jewish Congress
reported this week.
Nathan 7. Dershowitz of the
Congress, who served as attorney
for Dusty Sklar. author of "Gods
and Beasts: The Nazis and the
Occult." hailed the ruling as "a
significant victory for freedom of
the press."
Sklar and her publisher had
been sued for $4 million by the
Unification Church in the libel
action.
The suit was dismissed by
State Supreme Court Justice
Edward J. Greenfield last Jan. on
the grounds that "the complaint
is based on statements reflecting
the author's opinion and that no
issue of fact as to knowledge of
falsity or reckless disregard of
the truth has been shown to
exist."
the very nation which at Nurem-
berg demanded that individual
Germans refuse to perform their
military duties because they were
immoral duties and which, under
the Carter administration, will
send such refuseniks to long
terms of imprisonment?
The contradiction is dear, how
to reconcile its elements far less
so. But the question here is not
that we will not, in America,
practice what we preached at
Nuremberg. The question is how
Nuremberg bears on Iran.
The answer is self-evident. As
a price for the release of our
hostages, the Iranians are
demanding a statement of
national guilt for the alleged
crimes performed under the
Shah. And in the light of Nurem-
berg we can no longer argue that
individually we were not
responsible for carrying the
crimes out.
IN FACT, we are
mittedtosay. mostofust,
were even unauart of (Ju.
that are alleged to hav,,
place, nor of their enonu,
their extent, although I m,
that, for most of us.thuj,'
For at Nuremberg we g,
Bronx cheer to those who.
very same thing and
them with the rest to i
and moral perdition.
And so this leaves us
hostages, themselves. Then]
persons are surrogates k
national guilt that the In
say we bear as a nation.
not matter that, indm
they may be innocent. ..
eyes, since all of ua are guiU
too are the hostages. If M|
not be punished, they can.
And so it was at Nt,
that President Bani-Sedrl
his most potent weapon
us. Confess your guilt, or
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Synopsis of the Weekly Torah Poi
Tetzaveh
TETZAVEH And God ordained that the Children 4
Israel maintain an eternal light for the sanctuary. Thus didia(
Lord command Moses:
"You shall instruct the Children of Israel to bring you pail
olive oil to be used for a lamp to burn continuously. And Aaml
and his sons shall set up this lamp the Ner Tamid intaj|
Tabernacle."
The Eternal Light was to bum evening and momnxl
Further, God commanded Moses to appoint his brother A&iwl
and his sons to serve as priests. They were to wear holy gar |
ments when they performed their holy duties.
These were among the garments to be made: a breastputil
a robe, an ephod (upper garment), a tunic, a headdress, andil
sash. All were to be made of gold, blue, purple, and sark[
thread and fine linen.
Tht names of the tribes of Israel were to be engraved ontnl
onyx stones and placed in settings of gold on the shoulder stria I
of the ephod. And in the breastplate were to be set twehtj
precious stones bearing the names of the Tribes.
In this manner were the Israelites taught that althougll
every individual must serve God, a special group of de\otai
servants must be at the forefront of spiritual leadership. Eioou]
27:30 -30:10
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upon The Graphic History of the Jewish Heritage,'' edited by P. Wollnut
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Concerned Parents Work
To Counter Cult Activities
Lasr tn o tu-o-part senes
A panful announcement
from the Concerned Parents of
Cult Children crosses the news
For more information, it
Contact Muriel" The
organization is planning
meetings on Mar 3. and 17
The tone is one of profound
The announcement
If you have some loved
one or friend involved in a cuh
and want heap, we need you
Rabbi Rubin Dobm is con
sultant coordinator of the 110-
member South Honda Concerned
Parents of Cuh Children The
rabbi came to Miami Beach two
years ago from Long Island. N Y
He herame involved with anti-
cult activities two years before
that before the'
massacre brought colts
national scrutmy
DLTUNG World War II
Dobm worked as a rKpim with
returning Prisoners of War. and
he recalls their brainwashed
appearance, their blank faces
11 b the same with young cuh
followers. be declares Once
mside a cuh. they sever per-
sonaj and family ties Their
minds come under the control of a
The trouble is that the torture
wo-sided- There is the agony
of the young who are caught up
recess And then there
an- the parents, who are ashamed
and dor. t know bow to cope or
where to turn
IN RABBI DOBIVS view
Miami is rapidly becoming the
world center of cuhusm He ate*
the followers of Guru Maharahi
Ji s Divine Light Mission and
Swarm Muktananda But Miami
also has followers of Hare
Krishna, the Church of Scien-
tology and. of course the Rev
Sun Myung Moon s Unification
Church which, a is estimated,
has some 3.5 million followers in
theU S
It is the Moome outfit that has
recently set up quarter'
Broward County, just west of
Fort Lauderdale on State Road
M at 8 NW 42nd Terr Plan
tation Richard Zinke is its full-
time missionary
Rabbi Dobin especially resents
gurus and sects and cults who
come to unsuspecting and un-
wary Jewish men and women
and. because they give them a
nice smile and show extra in-
terest, they talk them into ac-
cepting their philosophy "
FURTHERMORE Rabbi
Doom empties m i that it is not
only rabbinic leaders who resent
their activity The Christian
Church does, too
Rabbi Dobm. who also heads
an organization called Jews for
Jews, his answer to the Jews for
Jesus convert outfit, declares
that Converting Jews is not the
problem That s freewill But
entrapping them, that s the
problem Dobm has statistics to
prove that cults have won over
tens of thousands of young
Jewish people in the recent past
The Moomes in Plantation
don't see themselves this way
Missionary Zinkt is loined by
Scott Simonds. director of
operations for the Plantation
center According to Simor
inert are about 50 Moomes in
Broward. maybe 1.000 in the
whole state
HE SEES the Moomes goal as
a catalyst in the community
and the world to bring about a
society that lives up to moral anc
theisuc principles In other
words, a God-centered iv of
In fact says Simonds Our
emphasis used to be youth
evangelism but now we
include the older and even eiaeny
citizens
Dobin reacts angrily
remarking that the South
Florida Concerned Parents of
Cuh Children has a list of 150
organizations that are fronts for
Moome endeavors Not all of
them sell flowers on the corner,
be remarks cvmcaDy Some do
farm work some fish some clean
carpets, some own restaurants
All the money goes to the Rev
Moon bo lives like a poten-
tate
Whatever the Moomes
themselves may say in tbeir
efforts to ensnare young Jewish
peopk- under the gune of God
and love according to an
American Jewish Committee
report on the Rev Moon. There
are 36 specific references in
Divine Principle of Rev Moon movement I to the
Israelites of the Hebrew Bible
(Old Testament' every one of
them pejorative
OBSERVES the report The
faithlessness' of the Israelites is
mentioned four times on a single
page (p. 330i Moreover, the
accusation is leveled collectively
The Israelites all fell into faith-
lessness (p 3151. AU the
Israelites centering on Mom feu
into faithknesi' (p. 320). The
Israelites rrpeatedly fell into
faithlessness.' Ip 343).
Continues the American
Jewish Committee report:
Ihnne Principle records some
65 specific referencea to the
attitudes and behavior of the
Jewish people toward Jesus and
their role in his crucifixion .
every one hostile and anti-
Jewish. Thus, not only were the
Jewish people of Jesus day
filled with ignorance'

rebellion (against God) (p. 359).
and disbelief (p. 146). but they
betrayed' (p. 4531. persecuted
(p 1551. and derided' Jeans (p.
1351. finally delivering him to be
crucified'(p-200)."
The report says that 'The enti-
Jewish thrust of Rev. Moon's
writings about the ancient
Israelites and the Jews of Jesus'
time
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Egyptian UN Delegate
Launches Israel Attack
By T A MAR LEVY
GENEVA iJTAt The
Egyptian delegate to the United
Nations Disarmament Com-
mittee accused Israel of blocking
efforts to create a nuclear free
zone in the Middle East The
-gait- ''mar el-Shafe..
'cbed his bitter attack on
Israel just a day after the Israeli
Embassy m-as officially opened in
Cairo
He said that Egypt is trying to
promote the Middle East as a
nuciear-free zone ar. >rts
have oeen endorsee
ternatona. c-ommi_- a
Assemr
country that aostainec
vote last year .-* said, aoo
that this v #r evidence
jence on the subject
HE WARNED that 1 lamei
continuec : < -t-ruse to enaorse
the nuciear r.on-proliferation
treaty, the Miaaie clast wouic
open to uzuinuted ventures m the
development of nuclear weapons.
El-ShaJei noted that the
General Assembly was aware of
this danger and has appealed to
all countries not to cooperate
with Israel in the development of
nuclear weapons and net to
supply it with fissionable
material He saw Egypt as
waiting the results of the
Secretary General s study of
Israeli nuclear weapons
Israel has deniec thai u
possesses such weapons Egypt
has proposed that the Rea Sea be
designated s nuclear free zone
and is seeking an interns tionai
agreement to isolate that region
form Big Power conf.
MEANWHILE
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to take a more active role in
helping solve the autonomy
problem He particular^
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jary 29.1980
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
'age
filliam Berkowitz, president of the Jewish National Fund, speaks with famed Nazi
Beate Klarsfeld, concerning the worldwide rise of neo-Nazism and anti-Semitism.
| are shown exchanging confidences in New York prior to Mrs. Klarsfeld's appearance
1000 persons in Dialogue, the public forum series.
idlines
bortion Amendment Under Fire


: that a 1979 amendment to the Illinois
[Act of 1975 "eliminates the fun-
Dnst itutional right of Illinois women to
abortion," the American Jewish
kas filed a friend-of-the-court brief with
Mirt of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
supporting a lawsuit brought by four
and two health clinics who say the
/ents them from engaging in proper
dices.
idment, known as SB47, was passed
jis Legislature last year, shortly after
Ithe original abortion law were declared
tional. Gov. James R. Thompson
bill, but the veto was overridden by
ture this past fall.
cites Section 1 of the statute, which
I establishes that the State of Illinois is
Drtion," and which defines the embryo
Born child and human being from the
[conception and thereby entitled to the
|under the Illinois Constitution."
jtkowitz, a New York businessman,
led Man of the Year by the National
Young Israel. The award, "for ex-
efforts on behalf of the Young Israel
[and the Jewish community," will be
on Mar. 23 at the 68th Annual Young
th Foundation Dinner at the Sheraton
New York, announced Nathaniel
president of the National Council of
el.
is an officer and board member of
America and Isarel, as well as of
titutions, and is active on behalf of
krael Bonds.
titutc for Desert Research of Ben-
versity of the Negev will be renamed
llaustein Institute for Desert Research
iurion University of the Negev, ac-
Ben-Gurion University President
ih when he greeted members of the
iovernors of the American Jewish
visiting Israel. Among guests were
Irs David Hirschhom of Baltimore.
khorn is the daughter of the late Jacob
was a prominent American in-
id an American Jewish community
i his father, he was a co-founder of the
)il Company in 1910 and became its
1933. He was active in the fields of
[banking and diversified industrial
_rtion Alert" concerning the upcoming
World Conference of the UN Debate
ft. Eleanor Marvin, president of the
Council of Jewish Women, warned
Iwide affiliates that "an item on the
social problems of the Palestinian
added to the agenda."
onal Council of Jewish Women has
lontt with several other affiliates.
ICJW in Canada and Women's
Zionist Organization in Norway, in
to fight the use of the upcoming
a forum against Israel,
it out an alert to our Sections
Licipation in regional preparatory
and our UN representatives have
1 been alerted," said Shirley I. Leviton, national
president of NCJW. "We are working closely with
the Leadership Conference of Jewish Women's
Organizations to prevent the politicization of the
Mid-Decade World Conference of the U.N.
Decade for Women to be held in Copenhagen this
July."
The critical problems of the plight of Soviet
Jews, the U.S. response to these problems, the
present state of East-West relations, anti-
Semitism in the USSR, implications of recent
emigration trends, the 1980 Presidential cam-
paign and the Olympics are among the subjects to
, be covered by the National Conference on Soviet
Jewry at a national leadership policy conference.
The meeting will take place Apr. 13 to 15 in
Washington. NCSJ is the major coordinating
body for Soviet Jewry activities in the United
States, with 39 constituent national agencies and
local Jewish community councils and federations
in nearly 300 communities.
Burton S. Levinson, NCSJ chairman, has
announced the appointment of Donald Lefton of
Miami as conference chairman. Co-chairpersons
are Joel Sprayrejren of Chicago and Nan Wood of
the National Council of Jewish Women, New
York^__________________________________-
Prof. Dov Sadan of the Hebrew University has
received the Atran Literary Award of the
Congress for Jewish Culture in the United States.
He was cited for his lifelong research in the field
of Yiddish and Hebrew Literature and as an
eminent critic.
Prof. Sadan, who is Emeritus Professor of
Yiddish Language and Literature, is one of
Israel's leading writers, editors and translators.
Born in Galicia in 1902, Sadan spoke Yiddish as
a child. He became fluent in Hebrew at an early
age, and it has been the language of his life and
work since his immigration to Israel in 1925.
The rising prices of oil and other sources of
energy will cause the United States to "suffer
severely" during the course of this year, one of
the nation's leading economic analysts predicted
at a session of an Anti-Defamation League of
B'nai B'rith meeting in Palm Beach.
Robert R. Nathan, chairman of a Washington
consulting firm bearing his name, said that
double-digit inflation will likely continue for the
coming year unless the nation reduces its
dependence on imported oil "especially oil from
the somewhat unstable Middle East."
The Exxon Education Foundation has made a
grant of $25,000 to Hebrew Union College-Jewish
Institute of Religion to provide support for a
symposium on ethics and corporate responsibility
which the college will conduct in the Brookdale
Center, its new home in the Washington Square
area of New York City.
The symposium, said Dr. Alfred Gottschalk,
Hebrew Union College president, who announced
the grant, is part of a program designed to focus
attention on the ethical dimensions of public
issues and problems and to apply historical and
philosophic insights drawn from religious
teachings to them.

kemember when June. 1948
The Tampa Women's Divison tops its goal of $20,000!!!
Reporting a successful campaign of $23,000, the Women's
Division leadershad reason to smile. Campaign chairmen
(that was before chairwomen were invented) were Mrs.
David L. Zielonka (wife of the rabbi of Congregation
Schaarai Zedek) and Mrs. Henry B. Wernick (wife of the
rabbi of Congregation Rodeph Sholom). This picture
appeared on the front page of the United Jewish Appeal
Women's Division Record. Our thanks to Mrs. Zielonka
for sharing this picture with us. Shown are, seated, left to
right: Mrs. Charles Jacobs, Big Gifts chairman; Mrs.
David L. Zielonka and Mrs. Henry B. Wernick, general
chairman. Standing (left to right): Mrs. Manuel
Aronovitz, Mrs. Sam Kessler and Mrs. Lee Ross of the
General Solicitation Committee. Mrs. Fred Perlman and
Mrs. I. Z. Kessler, Big Gifts chairmen, are not shown in
the above photo.
Kollek Says Gov't. Blind
To Need of Jerusalem Arabs
By DAVID LANDAU
JERUSALEM (JTA> -
Mayor Teddy Kollek of
Jerusalem has accused Israeli
governments, past and present,
of shelving the problem of the
country's minorities and charge
that Israel has been "miserly" in
giving the Arabs residents of
Jerusalem their rights.
Meeting with the Board of
Governors of the American
Jewish Committee, Kollek said it
would be absurd for 100,000 East
Jerusalem Arabs to be excluded
from the political rights to be
granted other West Bank
residents under the projected
autonomy scheme. "Another
solution must be found" for
them, he said.
HE DEPLORED the fact that
the rights of Jerusalem Arabs
are, to this day, not enshrined in
law but as with the right to
teach Jordanian school curricula
were a matter of ad-
ministrative practice that could
easily be reversed.
Kollek has long been ad-
vocating a "borough" system for
Jerusalem in which the Arab
areas would enjoy a measure of
local self-government. A
municipal delegation is presently
in London studying the borough
system.
President Anwar Sadat of
Egypt has proposed two
sovereignties in an undivided
Jerusalem. Yitzhak Unna, an
advisor to Kollek. rejected the
idea.
EARLIER, the AJCommittee
leaders were told by Mayor Elias
Freij of Bethlehem that the
Palesine Liberation Organization
would soon publicly recognize
Israel's right to exist. He said
PLO chief Yasir Arafat was
becoming more moderate.
(Cartoon: Bhrodt/Frnkfurter Allgemein* Zeitum)
In San Salvador
Israel Embassy Closes
C-2 Continued from Page 1
down. West Germany announced
on Feb. 7 that they were closing
down their embassy for security
reasons, and the next day all of
the West German diplomatic
personnel left El Salvador.
A YEAR AGO, the Israeli
i Honorary Consul for El Salvador,
Ernesto Liebes, was kidnapped
and, after being held captive for
some weeks, was murdered when
i his family did not produce a
reported $10 million in ransom
money demanded by his ab-
ductors.
Liebes, a prominent coffee
exporter and merchant, and a
leading member of El Salvador's
Jewish community of about 300
persons, reportedly had in-
structed his family, when
violence was mounting in El
Salvador, that should he be held
for ransom, his family should not
pay it.



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Frifc,
V.ti
Making
Peace Work
Takes Work,
And Money.
Thousands of pioneer families are being asked
to pull up roots and start all over. In new
settlements in the Negev being established
with the participation of the Jewish Agency.
Where their strengths will reinforce the fabric
of the nation of Israel.
It takes work It takes money. They'll do the work.
You do your part.
Pledge today to the 1980 campaign.
NOW.
MORE THAS EVER.
\
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Art courtesy of Chaim Gross
Tampa Jewish Federation
2308 HORATK) STREET
TAMPA, FLORIDA 33609
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