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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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2 Number 43
Tampa, Florida Friday, December 12, 1960
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Price 35 Cent-
Jan. 18
Bernardi. Jacobi to
leadline 'Proclaim Liberty
Israel's UN Ambassador In
Tampa Sunday Dec. 21
... Sunday evening, Jan. 18,
(p.m.. al ihe Tampa Theatre,
j 1400 members of the Tampa
Kgli Community are expected
i gather fur a musical spec-
-tarring in person.
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auction is being brought to
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ition with the co-
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anizations, synagogues and
ncies.
>nfj| Proclaim Liberty" stresses
h^pk parallels between America
Israel through song, musical
lets and multi-image audio
als and draws its inspiration
our biblical heritage of
lorn and social justice.
Chairmen heading various
immittees for "Proclaim
rty" were announced this
[nek by Hope Barnett, President
the Tampa Jewish Federation.
Overall Chairman of the event is
Lois Older. Heading the publicity
Ind public relations committee is
Herschel Bernardi
Mark Cohen. Chairman of the
patron reception with the cast is
Lucille Falk and Elton Marcus is
Chairman of ticket sales.
Tickets will be available by
mail and will be sold on a first-
come first-served basis. All seats
are reserved. See advertisement
in this week's Floridian.
azi Material
Easy to Buy
In Argentina
NEW YORK (JTA) -
lA neo-Nazi publication,
with Hitler and Mussolini
the cover, is openly be-
j sold in the heart of Bue-
[nos Aires despite an alleged
[police crackdown.
According to Rabbi Morton M.
[Eosenthal, director of ADL's
lutin American Affairs
[Department, Argentine
[Minorities assured the
[delegation of Argentina Jewish
Associations (DAIA) that the
police had launced a massive
weep of newsstands to remove
eo-Nazi and other anti-Semitic
| "terature.
The president of DAIA Dr.
Marco Hector Gorenstein,
"ported Nov. 3 to the
representative body of
ArgUmtine Jewry that the police
Wion was triggered by a DAIA
fomplamt against a blatantly
Mi Semitic program that was
*ntly aired on prime time
[ Argentine television.
RABBI ROSENTHAL said
t days after the promised
muce crackdown, the October
issue of Papeles. published by
Aryan Nationalist Integral Party
(Partido Ario Nacionalista
Integral), was still available on
newsstands in downtown Buenos
Aires.
In the October issue, above the
photos of Hitler and Mussolini
standing side-by-side on a
reviewing stand, is the in-
scription: "Buenos Aires is the
capital of the Aryan world."
One of the articles glorifies the
Nazis convicted at the
Nuremberg trials and calls their
accusers "criminals."
ANOTHER describes U.S.
National Security Adviser
Zbigniew Brzezinski as a
"miserable Jew" and accuses him
of having pressed the Shah to
assassinate the Iranian people.
The article on Brzezinski, along
with others, is reprinted from
other amti-Semitic journals in
Latin America, making Papeles a
"sort of clearinghouse for in-
ternational anti-Semitism,"
Rabbi Rosenthal said.
The Buenos Aires Herald, an
English-language newspaper,
attacked the Aryan Party in May
Continued on Page 5
Holiday Deadlines
Holiday schedules necessitate moving ahead two deadlines
or the Jewish Floridian of Tampa. December 22nd is tha
"aline for publication in the edition for January 2nd, and
"Bcember 29th is the deadline for tha January 9th edition,
material for publication moat reach tha Floridian office by those
Ambassador Yehuda Blum,
Israel's Permanent Represen-
tative to the United Nations, will
address the Tampa Jewish
Community Sunday evening,
Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., at the Jewish
Community Center.
"The community meeting will
enable us to hear, first hand, the
problems facing Israel at the
United Nations," according to
Mike Levine, 1981 Tampa Jewish
Federation / UJ A Campaign
Chairman. "This is a unique
opportunity for the Tampa
community to understand the
problems confronting Israel and
its isolation in the world body.
While there will be no
solicitations, we hope this
meeting will help set the climate
for the 1981 Campaign," Levine
stated.
Blum became Ambassador to
the United Nations in September
Yehuda Blum
of 1978. He was Professor of
International Law at Hebrew
University in Jerusalem from
1968 until 1978.
Born in 1931. Blum was
detained in the Nazi con-
centration camp of Bergen-
Belsen in 1944. He earned a
Masters Degree in Law from
Hebrew University in Jerusalem
and received his Doctorate in
International Law from the
University of London. He has
had a distinguished career of
service to the government of
I Israel.
Invitations have been mailed
to all contributors to the 1980
TJF/UJA Campaign. Par-
ticipants in the program include
Goldie Shear, Federation
Campaign Vice-Chairman in
charge of special events and
Hope Barnett, Tampa Jewish
Federation president in addition
to Levine.
Friedman, Saul Co-Chair TJF
Women's Division Pacesetters
Tampa Jewish Federation
Women's Division 1981 Cam-
paign Co-Chairmen Nancy
Linsky and Franci Rudolph
announced the appointment of
Mrs. Herbert Friedman and Mrs.
William Saul as Co-Chairmen of
the Pacesetters Division.
Nellye Friedman, a past
chairman of the Women's
Division, was Chairman of the
Arrangements Committee for the
1980 Inaugural Dinner of the
Tampa Jewish Federation. She
was chairman of the Dedication
Committee for WEDU's
Headquarters building and also
served as chairman of the 85th
anniversary committee for
Congregation Schaarai Zedek.
Nellye has been president of
Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood and
president of the Ladies of
Berkeley.
Nellye Friedman is Secretary-
Treasurer of Southern Mill Creek
Products and she and her
husband, Herbert, have four
children Mary (married to Ted
Kramer), William (married to
Susan Berkowitz), Frank and
Frances.
Joan Saul, is a native Tampan,
Nellye Friedman,
Co-Chairman of the Pacesetter
Division of the Women's
Division.
who has been active in the
Women's Division of Tampa
Jewish Federation for many
years. A past board member of
Federation, Joan chaired several
committees for TJF. Last year,
she was cochairman of the
Women's Division Pacesetter'a
Division. She has worked for the
Joan Saul,
Co-Chairman of th* Pacesetter
Division of the Women's
Division.
Florida Gulf Coast Symphony
and was chairman of the after
concert parties. She is an active
member of the Tampa Museum
and is currently a decent.
Joan and her husband, Bill, are
the parents of Linda who lives in
Philadelphia and Julie who
currently lives in New York City.
Federation Adopts Austere Budget
In an unprecedented move, the
Tampa Jewish Federation Board
of Directors approved what many
agency and Federation leaders
term a "crisis" budget for the
first six months of 1981. While
agency requests totaled over
1377,000 only $330,200 was
available for allocations to local
agencies, explained Herb
Swarzman, Chairman of the
Tampa Jewish Federation
Budget and Allocations Com-
mittee. "What this means,"
Swarzman stated, "is that all
local agencies were asked to
continue with the same amount
of funds that they have been
operating with for the past 12
months. Wa realize that in an
inflationary period this places a
tremendous burden on aD of our
agencies, but the simple fact is
that we are not raising enough
money."
The Tampa Jewish Federation
has changed from a January 1
calendar year to a Jury 1-June 30
fiscal year to allow the budgeting
process to take place after the
annual campaign. The funds
currently being allocated are
from the 1980 campaign which
realized $730,000. Out of the
$644,450 allocabie dollars, Israel
and world Jewry win receive
$302,250 or 47 percent, while
$330,200 will remain locally and
$12,000 will be allocated to
national agencies. The 1980
Campaign goal waa $1,000,000.
Only $730,000 waa realized.
Following a meeting of Budget
Committee members and the
presidents, directors and
treasurers of the local agencies,
Hope Barnett, president of the
Tampa Jewish Federation,
stated: "I am pleased with the
response we received from our
agency leadership. They have
recognised the serious situation
m which we find ourselves and
their pledge of support to the
1981 campaign is moat en-
couraging. While we know the
growing and expanding needs of
the Tampa Jewish community,
we must also recognise the even
greater needs in Israel. The
problems are real and only
through a total effort by the
community for the 1981 cam
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The Jewish Floridion of Tampa


Friday. December ]
Fulfill Promise of the Galilee
By ANITA LEBOWITZ
The Jewish Agency develop-
ment of the Galilee, so typical a
story of modern Israel, is sup-
ported by funds provided by the
United Jewish Appeal. The
Tampa Jewish Federation is the
local arm of the United Jewish
Appeal. Funds provided by the
local campaign go directly
towards these projects.
TAL EL. ISRAEL From
this rocky windswept hilltop in
the Galilee, the port city of Haifa
two hours to the west appears
close enough to reach out and
touch.
In the opposite direction, just a
few miles to the east and equally
within reach, is Israel's border
with Syria, one of the Palestinian
terrorists" most frequently used
access routes to the region's
scattered Jewish settlements.
Tal El is a foothold, a pre-
settlement or mitzpe, in an area
of Israel rich in centuries of
Jewish history where Arabs
outnumber Jews by 8 to 1.
Viewed from here, the Jewish
Agency's plan to strengthen the
Jewish presence in the Galilee
takes on greater urgency a
plan supported by funds alloca-
ted from community campaigns
through the United Jewish
Appeal. And the spirit of the
chalutzim (pioneers) who are
settling here provides new in-
sight into the determination and
selflessness of Israel's people.
Tal El has no school, no
medical facilities, no telephone
lines. A crude rocky road is the
only way in or out. A heavy rain
can rearrange the barren land-
scape, and the wind is ceaseless.
The only housing available is
small temporary shelters, and,
because of severe cuts in the
Jewish Agency budget this year,
there is no guarantee a perma-
nent settlement will ever be
established. Life here tends to get
reduced to its most basic terms.
This tiny, isolated and
vulnerable community is typical
of the new settlements develop-
ing in the Galilee. The terrain and
living conditions are foreboding,
and the threat of attack by ter-
rorists is as much a part of life
here as the trip commuting resi-
dents make to their jobs each day
some as long as four hours
and nightly civilian guard
patrols.
Yet this year alone the Jewish
Agency has received 1,400 appli-
cations form prospective pioneers'
most of them city dwellers
who are willing to give up vir-
Les Amdur, a South African, studies a map of the proposed
Moshav Manof in the Segev region of the Galilee. Amdur,
executive secretary of the moshav, and his wife and children are
among the more than 120 South African families who will make
Moshav Manof their new home. (Photo by David Halpern).
tually everything known in their
lives for the uncertainty and
physical dangers of life on 30 new
mitzpim proposed for develop-
ment over the next three years.
Some new Galilee settlements1
like Tal El have attracted recent
Soviet emigres; others, young
sabras who are leaving the chief
for a different way of life. Stil!
others are populated by new
pioneers from England, South
Africa, Canada and the United
States.
In accents from Russian to
Brooklynese, the chalutzim
express a common goal, a
common dream. Rafi and
Chedva. both sabras from Tel
Avi, and five other young couples
make up the total population of
Matet, a mitzpe on a remote
mountaintop near the Lebanese
border. Rafi puts it this way:
"Israel needs chalutzim today
more than ever. And we need to
touch our deepest selves to find
our greatest strengths. We need
to feel the soil under our finger-
nails again, to wonder at the
sudden blooming of the fields
after a stark winter, to taste the
foam as the waves of the Kin-
neret break on the shores of
Tiberias. We need to be here to
experience the dream that is
Israel."
"We are not afraid," Chedva
adds, "not of the many obstacles
in our way, not of the wind or the
loneliness."
Rafi and Chedva are successors
to a long line of visionaries who
lived and struggled in the Galilee
for 3,000 years. The bible tells of
Joshua's victory at Hatzor and
Deborah's triumph on the slopes
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region was slowed.
Today a new decade has
brought a new plan to develop 30
mitzpim linked to 14 major
permanent settlements, virtually
all with industrial economies,
and, perhaps most significantly,
populated by a new breed of
pioneer who is equipped with
both the skills and the experience
to make the plan a reality.
Les Amdur, a former South
African businessman, is one of
these new settlers. The leader of a
group of 40 of his countrymen
and women who will populate the
proposed permanent settlement
of Manof in the Segev region,
Amdur has the remarkable
ability to make dots and lines on
a map come to life and a thriving
community suddenly appear on a
deserted mountaintop.
"There's an experimental
school here, and that's a mar-
velous shopping center there. .a
sports arena. .and the health
center," Amdur exnli
"Across the valley and over th
ndge there is a magnificent
tjonal park. And here are thei
logically sound factories, aim
complete road system to^er
them." "*
Now living in an absorpti
center in Carmel, Amdur and
fellow chalutzim already haJ
started a complex of small bu
nesses ranging from synthe
diamonds to cosmetics, and thj
are contributing to the econoi
stabilization of an older s
ment a few kilometers away.
It does not seem to occur ,
Amdur and the hundreds like hi
in the Galilee that they might
succeed. With faith in tr,
selves, and support from fu
raised in the 1981 UJA Fed
tion campaign, they embrace tl
challenge of the Galilee, and a.
eager to get on with the busines
of making a reality of a 3,000 ye;
old dream.
of Mt. Tabor. It was here that the
Jerusalem Talmud was written
and the Mishnah completed,
Rabbi Akiva taught his students
and interpreted the Torah, and
Solomon built his royal city at
Meggido.
The first modern era settle-
ment was established at Rosh
Pina in 1878, and was followed by
a dramatic increase in population
through the 1920s and '30s.
German Jews fleeing Nazism
established the first Jewish
settlement in the estern Galilee in
1934, and others soon followed.
But after the War of Indepen-
dence, although the Galilee was
under Israeli control, a demo-
graphic and ecological shift
began which eventually led to
Arab predominance in the area.
Returning Arabs violated an
agreement with the Israeli
government not to use arable
land for building homes, and
their flocks grazed fields intended
for agriculture. Israel tried to
stem this tide in the 1950s with a
new group of settlements in the
area, but shortages of arable land
and of practical farming ex-
perience among Jewish settlers
proved too great an obstacle. In
two decades alone the Arab
population trebled.
Throughout the 1960s and '70s
Israel attempted a different ap-
proach, encouraging the estab-
lishment of moshavim based on
light industry rather than agri-
culture. But these settlements
proved extremely costly to main-
tain, intervening wars further
strained an already overburdened
economy, and progress in the
Congregation Kol Ai
Plans Jewish Studies!
Congregation Kol Ami is
formulating plans to open a High
School of Jewish Studies next
fall.
Dr. Steven Schimmel,
Chairman of the Congregation's
School Board said, "There is no
need for Jewish education to stop
after Bar Mitzvah. Although we
feel that we have an excellent
Religious School, it stops after
7th grade. Our new High School
program will ensure that our
children receive quality Jewish
education throughout the years
they are maturing into adults."
It is currently anticipated that
at least two classes of Kol Ami's
High School will meet in the Pall
of 1981. The curriculum is under
discussion and input from
students and parents is being
solicited. It is almost certain th
contemporary Jewish events
issues will be emphasized, as we
as a firmer understanding
traditional Jewish life and value
Each class will meet once
week for a two hour sessioij
during the School's first year i
operation. In the coming yearsl
an expansion of hours and the
addition of elective classes ar
being considered.
Kol Ami expects a significant]
enrollment for the High School's!
first year of operation. Members|
of the School Board cite the
enthusiasm in which the
U.S.Y. youth programs navel
been embraced as evidence ofl
their children's desire to enhance]
their Jewish identities.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tom
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Jewish Community of Puerto Rico Feels Alienated from U.S.
\MESHA LAKE,
[T~ (JTA) The Jew-
Vcommunity of Puerto
has only two syna-
serving it, ac-
to three delegates
Puerto Rico who
the biennial con-
of the Women's
for Conservative
at the Concord
I here.
Jewish Community
of Puerto Rico in
grce. a Conservative
rogue, serves some
| families and a small
form congregation
some 40 families,
rreported.
three delegates. Esther
Susy Caiser and Ana
said the community
i affiliated with the
I Synagogue and its Sister-
is affiliated with the
s League. Because the
community in Puerto
\t approximately 65 percent
i and 36 percent American,
[Conservative synagogue is
Worship services are
iciwl alternately in Spanish
| English and meetings are
Kted in both languages.
AN example of the bi-
naiure of their Jewish
Buniiy. the delegates, who
[members of the community
brought with them for
sale at the convention a cookbook
entitled "Kosher Cooking in the
Caribbean." with all recipes
printed in both Spanish and
English. Many of the recipes,
such -as- arroz con polio
(chicken and rice), are of Spanish
origin.
For the some 25 families that
observe kashrut, meat is ordered
every several months and flown
in from New York or Miami, the
three delegates said. In San
Juan, kosher frozen poultry and
delicatessen products are always
available in a supermarket. The
Conservative synagogue, which
they described as the center of
Jewish life on the island,
maintains a Jewish library and
Dr. Israel Ganapolsky. a phy-
sician, is a certified mohel.
In some ways, the Jewish com-
munity feels removed from the
center of organized Jewry in
America, the delegates noted,
but there is no serious lack of
Jewish activities. For the
children, there is Hebrew school
three times a week and a Young
Judaea club. In addition to the
Women's League and United
Synagogue, the United Jewish
Appeal, Israel Bonds, Hadassah
and other organizations are
active on the island.
THE THREE delegates them-
selves reflect the varied back-
grounds of the members of the
Puerto Rico Jewish community.
Mrs. Kaiser is the wife of Rabbi
Claudio Kaiser, who has been
spiritual leader at the Jewish
Community Center for the past
Story of Hanukah
[The joyful Jewish holiday of
r.ukah is celebrated with the
msion special. HANUKAH.
[program will be run Friday,
.1..in lOp.m.onWUSF-TV.
|nel.').
[Praised by thou O Lord, our
A. ruler of the world, who has
f-cified us by thy command-
Is aril oidden us to kindle the
Utah lights."
|These words were recited by
[Jewish people all over the
;i- i he 8-day ancient festi-
iu! Il.mukah began at sun-
in. Dec. 2.
|Hmukuh festivities com-
orate a victory of the Jewish
pie more than 2.000 years ago
r the Syrian ruler Antiochus.
Antiochus attempted to
ardi/e all cultlure and reli-
[n throughout his empire, out-
ng Jewish customs and tra-
ins, the Jews rose up in' re-
After a long war the Jews
their oppressors, re-
sted the temple that the
had destroyed, and
"ked an independent
[Ajoyous holiday, which like all
h holidays centers around
home and family, the
"ukah service calls for the
lighting of the menorah candela-
brum, one candle each night. This
custom recalls an ancient miracle,
when a cruse of oil. enough to last
one night, was found in the
ruined temple and "miracu-
lously" burned for eight nights.
Watch the television special.
HANUKAH. Friday. Dec. 12. at
10 p.m. on WUSF-TV, Channel
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year. He studied for the rab-
binate at the Conservative Semi-
nario in Argentina.
They were both born in Peru,
of German and Austrian parents
who emigrated to Lima before
World War II. Mrs. Low also
grew up in Lima, but she is
married to an American who
works for the U.S. Federal
Aviation Administration in
Puerto Rico.
Budget Committee Report
Continued from Page 1
paign can we solve this financial
crisis," Barnett concluded.
Kach agency has been asked to
project their budget needs for
fiscal 1980-81 according to Gary
Alter, TJF Executive Director, to
enable the Federation to
establish a 1981 campaign goal.
"We know from the 1980 request
for $377,000 that the 1981
campaign will have to realize at
least $980,000 to meet minimum
local needs," Alter said.
The Federation Board ap-
proved a budget committee
recommendation that the 1981
U.IA allocation be a minimum of
45 percent of the gross campaign
receipts and a minimum of 50
percent in 1982. "Net dollars to
UJA have declined over recent
years as the needs of local
agencies have increased," Alter
commented. In 1974, with a
campaign of $600,000 local
agencies received $148,000 with
almost 65 percent allocated to
overseas needs.
"It is obvious with inflation
and rapid growth, our
campaign efforts have not
kept pace with the needs.
The only solution is to either
cut back on local services or
increase the campaign."
"We are very proud of what
our agencies have accomplished
and 1 think the community will
respond by providing the
necessary funds to meet these
needs." Swarzman concluded.
1980 Campaign Results
Shrinkage and Campaign Expenses
Available For Allocation
AGENCIES
LOCAL
Jewish Community Center
Tampa Jewish Social Service
Russian Resettlement
Hillel School of Tampa
ChaiDial-A Bus
State Hillel Foundation
River Gardens Home for the Aged
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization
Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Tampa Jewish Federation
Endowment Fund
NATIONAL
National Agencies & Council
of Jewish Federation
OVERSEAS
United Jewish Appeal
TOTALS:
TOTALS:
1960-81
$730,000
85.560
$644,450
1980-81
Allocation
7 1-6 30
$ 80.000
61.000
16.000
35.000
11.000
7,000
5,000
500
4.500
90.200
20.000
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, December
i1 'i1- *
Let No One Get Tired
At a time when the Israel Bonds Organization
has surpassed the $5 billion sales mark, the organiza-
tion also announces:
t A commitment to produce an additional $150
million in cash by the end of the year;
A new $50 million State of Israel Variable
Rate Bond for employee benefit plans and union
funds only, with a yield of 7.5 percent minimum rate
supplemented by one-half the excess, if any, of the
average prime rate over 7.5 percent as determined
twice annually.
These announcements make eminent sense
against a backdrop of the strained realities of world
monetary affairs and, of course, the volatile political
condition in the Middle East, making Israel's
struggle against inflation and the need to expand its
economy under the most unfavorable conditions at
home and abroad an absolute "must."
Speaking of Israel's economic challenges ahead,
Gary R. Gerson, chairman of the South Florida Israel
Bonds Campaign, has said, "Let no one get tired." If
anything, the imperative ought to be even more
forceful: Let no one dare get tired.
In this context, the State of Israel Bonds
Organization has called for payment of 1980 pledges
before the end of the year and is designating Dec. 14
and 21 as Crash Cash Week for Israel Bonds.
As Gerson has noted, Israel is still in a financial
position which requires that the world Jewish com-
munity continue to send help. During the past 30
years, the Israel Bond Organization has given assist-
ance in building every aspect of Israel's economy.
Bonds have strengthened its national infrastructure
in such areas as energy, water development, tele-
communications, industrial parks, oil exploration,
and the building of airports, harbors and railroad
lines.
Dec. 14 and 21 is a red-letter date in this 30-year
period. Crash Cash Week emphasizes that outstand-
ing commitments for this year in our community
must be paid before the beginning of the New Year so
the money can go directly to Israel. Now. Let no one
get tired.
Some Specious Reasoning
Since the election of Ronald Reagan there has
been a steady stress of media reports and commen-
taries that Reagan will have to move away from his
all-out campaign support for Israel and "tilt" toward
the Arabs once he is inaugurated as President on
Jan. 20.
Reagan's position on Israel during the campaign
was unequivocal. He maintained that the United
States not only has a moral responsibility toward the
Jewish State but that Israel is an ally and the only
country the U.S. can rely on in the Middle East.
What's more, spokesmen for Reagan pointed out to
Jewish audiences that Reagan's support for Israel
goes back to before he ever considered entering
politics.
But now some pundits predict that like Jimmy
Carter, Reagan will see the necessity for change once
he takes office. And the reason they cite for this is
the turmoil now in the Persian Gulf. They maintain
that the Palestinian issue and the question of Jeru-
salem must be settled in order to stabilize the Middle
East.
Give us a break. Is the Palestinian issue the
reason that Iraq attacked Iran over a border region
thai has been disputed between the two countries for
centuries?
Bat every time a crisis occurs in the Middle
t Arab leaders and their willing appeasers in the
VS. are all too willing to make the ridiculous claim
that this problem could be solved if Israel allowed the
estiniana to have a state. We hope the Reagan
Administration will not be taken in by this.
German-Jewish Ties Need Boot
A REMARKABLE interview
is reported between West Ger-
man Chancellor Helmut Schmidt
and Israel's Foreign Minister
Yitzhak Shamir that took place
in Bonn just one month ago.
According to Shamir, Schmidt
said a number of things that
require careful consideration.
Among the least of them was
Schmidt's observation that the
Iraq-Iran war has improved
Israel's international standing.
If this was a coarse statement)
of opinion because it substitutes
the purported excellence of
muscle for the meekness- of
morality, it merely reflected the
low level of diplomatic im-
peratives that are prevalent
among heads of state and pro-
fessional government bureau-
crats generally.
BUT SCHMIDT'S observa-
tion was at least refreshing for its
Leo
IHindlin
s
candor it frankly relied on the
vocabulary of power politics
rather than on the saccharine
morality that rich folks cus-
tomarily feed their poor relatives
as a prelude to cutting them off
from the payroll.
The interview was all the more
remarkable because Schmidt's
candor extended into some very
*j sensitive areas of Eur
' Realpotitik. Primarily,
is reported to have pre
Shamir that the Federal Ren
would act against the Pale
Liberation Organization
could be finally proved thi
PLO is behind the reemergen
anti-Semitism in Europe.
In this regard, the
German chancellor madel
effort to minimize his
ment's growing tilt toward
Arabs. In fact, he readily
mitted that Bonn has voted 1
number of anti-Israel resoluj
in the past both at the Ui
Nations and in the halls ol
European Economic- CommJ
the Venice Declaration >..
Nine last June is a case in pni|
ON THE other hand, and!
is the most remarkahle thirT
all, Schmidt denied that hel
grown hostile toward Israeli
he even complained about!
attacks against him and the [
eral Republic in the Israeli
quite as if he could
relationship between Ger
deeds and the negative read
that seemed so baffling to hin
The important thine is th
appeared to worry him. W'h
more. Schmidt confessed
government's anti-Israel vd
record was the result ol presl
from other members ol the El
If true, this last is astonin
not so much because ol whj
might indicate about.
Britain or France, the ()bv|
culprits to which Schmidt
have been alluding. It
astonishing because ol wha
Bays about Germans. Is
inference we are intended todl
thai without this pressure Bl
would have voted differently!
the IN and in the deliberate
of the EEC?
What', in t he end. would thisl
to his petrodiplomacy'.' Oi are]
meant to conclude that
present course ot Schmidt \i
tilt might otherwise never
have been plotted?
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not from the EEC, nol i sen In
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Not since 1876 has a Jew
been elected to Congress
from Massachusetts. Now
Barney Frank, a Jew who
has served with distinction
in the Bay State
legislature, has been chosen
in the Fourth
Congressional District to
succeed Congressman
Robert F. Drinan, a Jesuit
priest and a former law
college dean.
Father Drinan was obligated to
leave Congress by a Papal
decision. Congressman-elect
Barney Frank goes to Congress
in part, at least, because
liumberto Cardinal Medeiros of
Boston, without mentioning
Frank by name, urged voters to
defeat Frank in view of his stand
on abortion.
This all came from a fire
ignited in the primary After
Frank emerged victorious in his
primary fight with Mayor Arthur
^lark of Waltham. Mass., Clark's
chief strategist said out loud
what many people were t hinking:
"Too much church Bamej
needed that (opposition by the
churcl)). Wt' didn't
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the John Birch
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made if to Washington had he
nu! been swamped by beavj
voting, especially by Jews in
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will-populated Brookline and
Newton.
That Cardinal Medeiros had
every right to speak up as he Hid
ii obvious. That by doing to he
had to expect to take < few lumps
from independent-mind
it obvious also. Some folk
low boiling points tried to
out that the Cardinal was
violating J.he treasured American
tradition of church-state
separation. Not at all He was
privileged to enter the political
kitchen once he made up his mind
to do so: but it was an unusually
hot kitchen
inurica, a weekly magazine
published by the Jesuit Fathers,
offered a sensible wrap-up on the
ey held that
when the C auiinal. in effect, said
mat voter*, ihare the guilt of
politicians 'wha make abortions
Phi '--suit ma,'
- so shortly be
primary election, the prelate was
reducing the
primarv to a single issue.
NOT (.ODD. th. Je
editorial writer concluded,
was something that up to
the Cardinal and other Am
Catholic bishops had steads
refused to do.
\mirnii was troubled also
the Cardinal's assertion I
"those who make abol
possible cannot sepj
themselves totally from thei
which accompanies
horrendous crime and del
sin.'"
This same pronounii-m
irked a great m iny voters of
three niajo
Howard Phillips, oin
England's most vocal, champ
of the New Kight philosi
delighted with the Cardia
words and action. 1 sei
joined the Moral Major
Phillips said. Richard \ c
the New Bight's star
raiser, rejoiced also.
In his view. Cardinal Medei
in his unsuccessful effort
defeat Frank and a Catb
Congressman. James
Shannon of the Fi
Massachus, ;is District, boo*
the position of the New Kigl
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Holocaust To Freedom Proclaim Liberty!
J He Holocaust, as an experi-
U unique in the history of
[wish life and all mankind has
Iwn researched, written, dis-
used documented, captioned,
Iwiitized. explained and re-
l^nined in tremendous detail,
L we still ask why did it
I'wpen? How did it come to be?
I wl can it ever happen again?
I fliese questions have been ad-
Igessed by Jewish and non-
Ijcish scholars in areas of
flosophy, theology, sociology
4 law to name a few. On Nov.
I, the issue and consequence of
Holocaust was used as a
jnping-off" point to discuss
lvalue of an individual's free-
i to choose right over wrong,
jness over evil. Here, Holo-
ist is viewed as a time when
in and society went mad with
ildue to man's option to choose
evil over good.
In a pilot program created by
Abe Davis-Wasserberger, assist-
ant executive director of the
Tampa Jewish Federation, in co-
operation with Greco Junior
High School, 14 and 15 year old
ninth graders addressed the issue
of freedom to choose good over
evil as part of a Thanksgiving
week program. The program in-
cluded viewing movies which de-
scribed the rise and culmination
of Nazisim during World War II
as portrayed in "The Twisted
Cross" and "Night and Fog"
prior to a discussion on choosing
good over evil. The school and
school board approved the pro-
gram as well as the parents of
children participating in the
event with signed permission
slips.
Students had an opportunity
Nazi Pamphlets
Continued
I a "political entity which
elytizes with extremist
ffcolog) and "shares the
nise of the fuhrer and seeks
(resurgence of the swastika."
The newspaper also challenged
t legality of Papeles and asked,
Why is Papeles in its seventh
nth of publication?"
Rabbi Rosenthal pointed out
it I'apfles had the "audacity"
preprint the Herald attack in its
lober issue its ninth issue
in order to deliver its own
leponse Papeles labeled the
from Page 1
Harold editorship as dominated
by "Hebrews."
ANOTHER MAJOR source of
current Nazi literature, Rabbi
Rosenthal said, is the
organization Editorial Zorzal of
Buenos Aires, which has been
publishing a series of booklets,
some of which are entitled "Jew,
a Taboo World," "Jews or
Argentines," "Hitler and the
Jews" and "Timerman, One
Gaucho I,ess."
WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY
Women's Wednesday Women's Wednesday
Women's Wednesday Women's Wednesday
Women's Wednesday Women's Wednesday
WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY
JANUARY 7, 1981
Watch the mail for your invitation!
Ninth grade students of Greco Junior High School participated in an all-day symposium on the
Holocaust. Abe Davis-Wasserberger (left front), of the Tampa Jewish Federation, and Alfred
Wasserberger (right front), were facilitators for this pilot program. (Photo by Audrey
Haubenstock).
to talk with Alfred Wasserberger,
survivor and resistance fighter
during the Holocaust. This
tended to bring the reality of
Holocaust into the classroom.
Most questions asked by the
youngsters of Wasserberger
centered around his age at the
time of persecution and what he
had to eat and do in order to sur-
vive and fight the Nazis from the
forests of Europe. "I was 16-
years-old when I escaped," he
told the students, "when parti-
sans bombed the rail transport I
was on, which was headed for
Auschwitz. Before I was found
by the underground, I hid in a
swamp eating insects and suck-
ing water from leaves; this to me,
was a Thanksgiving meal com-
pared to the grog my family,
friends and fellow humans ate
under the gun in concentration
camps at least I enjoyed some
chance of survival in the swamps.
Most concentration camp victims
were murdered in the first month
of captivity."
Students learned what hap-
pens when man refuses to accept
responsibility for those who
suffer injustice and oppression,
whatever the reason, as ex-
pressed so well by Pastor Martin
Niemoller, a German theologian.
He said, "First the Nazis went
after the Jews, but I was not a
Jew. so I did not object. Then
they went after the Catholics,
but I was not a Catholic, so I did
not object. Then they went after
the Trade Unionists, but I was
not a Trade Unionist, so I did not
object. Then they came after me,
and there was no one left to
object."
If your school or group would
like more information on securing
this program, contact Abe Davis-
Wasserberger at the Tampa
Jewish Federation.
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The Jewish Floridianof Tampa
Friday, December 12
1980
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By LESLIE AIDMAN
(Call me about your social news
., at 872-4470.)
Our warmest congratulations to Donna Adele Lurie, daughter
of Dr. Allan and Norm* Lurie, on her engagement to Mr. Philip
Michael Tenenbaum, son of Mr. Stanley and Elaine Tenen-
baum, of Jacksonville, Florida.
Donna graduated with a Masters Degree in Special Education
from the University of Florida and now teaches special
education at Oakcliff Elementary School, in Atlanta. Philip also
graduated from the University of Florida and is currently an
Actuary with an insurance company in Birmingham, Alabama.
Donna and Philip are planning a July 5th wedding at
Congregation Schaarai Zedek.
Lots of good wishes to you and your families on such a happy
occasion!
Our warmest wishes to Howard and Lynn Greenberg on the
occasion of their 25th wedding anniversary, which they
celebrate this month. Howard is the president of the Jewish
Community Center. Lynn is a past president of Congregation
Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood, and they are both active members
of their synagogue. Lots of love and continued happiness to you,
Howard and Lynn.
The "Proclaim Liberty" show featuring Herachel Bernardi
and Lou Jacobi January 18th at the Tampa Theatre sounds
fantastic!! Imagine seeing these stars in person in Tampa! This
is something to take the entire family to enjoy from grand-
parents to young folks.
Theodore Bikel, originally slated to appear in this production,
has recently undergone leg surgery and his doctors have advised
him not to undertake any performances for January and
February. Much as we wanted to see Mr. Bikel in person .
how can we call Herschd Bernard] everyone's favorite Tevye, a
substitute?
Grab your ladles and spatulas, ladies, for on Wednesday,
. Dec. 17, A meet Hadassah will hold their second annual
Tasting Event. """Essen and Fressen" will be a complete meal,
and will begin aUTp.m. at Lake Magdalene Front Recreation
Room. Co-chairman Sara Grossman is busily making dozens of
jlintzes for all sorts of meals. For a very low fee, members and
.heir guasts will enjoy blintzes phis loads of appetizers and
lesserts. In addition, every member who brings a food to share
tfill receive donor credit.
Co-chairman Elaine Rom recently hosted a committee
planning meeting for Carole Powers, Maxcia Sachs, Adrienne
Golub, Daren Engel. Sunny Alt man, and Rosaline Levinaon.
Several prizes have been donated for this marvelous evening
and every guest will have a chance to win. Also, one of the
highlights of the evening will be a cake decorating demon-
stration by Barbara Goldstein, a prize winning baker. Proceeds
for "Essen and Fressen" will go to Youth Aliyah. Please call
Elaine Rose of Sara Grossman for reservations or information.
Hope to see you there!
The JCC and Tampa welcomes Mike Brunhild as the
Assistant Regional Director for B'nai B'rith Youth Organization
(BBYO). This month he will be setting up his office in the game
room at the Center. Mike will be in charge of the North Florida
Council, which includes the chapters in the cities in the north
and central parts of the state. Active chapters now are Tampa,
Orlando, Jacksonville, Daytona Beach and Gainesville. Mike
hopes to establish more chapters in the next few months.
Mike is not new to Tampa or to BBYO. He has lived in Tampa
with his family since 1960. He attended Plant High School and
was active in BBYO and NFTY. He went to the University of
Florida, but then transferred to the University of Denver where
he received a Bachelors Degree in Hotel and Restaurant
Management. Mike worked at the JCC Summer Camp for
several years and has served on the staff at UAHC sponsored
Camp Coleman in Cle%land. Georgia. We wish you lots of
success in your new position, Mike.
Annually, the Brotherhood of Congregation Schaarai Zedek
has held a special dinner meeting and appropriate program for
the Brotherhood Dads and their sons and daughters. Tuesday
night a terrific "Sports Night" took place at the Temple. In
addition to hot dogs and accompanying gourmet goodies for the
kids, everyone enjoyed the sports program with Tampa Bay
Bucs linebacker Aaron Brown. An Ohio State All-American in
1977, Brown played his high school ball at Warren, Ohio, where
in 1973, he was named UPI's high school lineman of the year. In
the off season, Brown works as an assistant coach at Plant High
School and attends classes at the University of South Florida.
Needless to say, the evening was an exciting one and a most
successful get-together for Father and Son and Daughter at the
Temple. ,
Reporting the latest news from Congregation Kol Ami's
Youth Groups Sunday night, Nov. 2. USY held its second
meeting. Teens, grades 9 through 12, met at the home of Brace
and Eileen Zalkin. Elections were held resulting in the following
new Youth Group officers: Steve Fisch, president; Andrea
Sfaaller, vice president; Eileen Zalkin, secretary; and Esther
Shear, treasurer.
Our best wishes to the newly elected officers, may you have a
fruitful and productive year.
Meet Ann and Dan Styers who moved to Mango in August,
from Ft. Lauderdale. Dan is originally from Gastonia, North
Carolina and Ann is originally from New York. Dan is a
mechanic with Saunders Leasing Company. Ann stays busy as a
nurse in an Intensive Care Unit at Central Espanol Hospital.
Our new couple loves to spend their free time camping. They
have quickly begun to meet new people through the recent
Shalom Tampa dessert party. We welcome you, Dan and Ann,
to our terrific city and know that you will soon love it as much as
v. "do.
Fisher Says
We Need Maximun Input
By MURRAY ZUCKOFF
DETROIT (JTA) -
Max Fisher, chairman of
the Board of Governors of
the Jewish Agency, who
has been a behind-the-
scenes adviser on Jewish
issues and Israel to several
Republican Presidents, told
editors and publishers of
American Jewish publica-
tions that the task of the
Jewish community during
the Administration of Pres-
ident Reagan will be "to
maintain our presence" and
to assure that it has "maxi-
mum input on issues of
concern to us."
Addressing the American Jew-
ish Press Association, which held
its midwinter conference here in
conjunction with the 49th Gen-
eral Assembly of the Council of
Jewish Federations, Fisher
stressed that the most important
aspect of the new Administration
will be the kind of foreign policy
advisers Reagan chooses.
HE NOTED that from all
indications, Reagan's tran-
sitional team as well as his pre-
liminary choices for the posts of
Secretary of State, Treasury and
national security adviser are
basically pro-Israel, as is the
President-elect himself.
Fisher said that among those
targeted to head the State De-
partment are Gen. Alexander
Haig, former commander of the
NATO forces, "a great friend of
Israel"; and George Shultz, who
is heading Reagan's economic
policy coordinating committee
and a former Treasury Secretary,
also a friend of Israel. The
leading candidate for the post of
Treasury Secretary, Fisher
added, is William Simon, who
was Treasury Secretary under
President Ford.
"I hope Dick (Richard) Allen
will be the foreign policy ad-
viser," Fisher said. Allen was an
adviser to Nixon who left the
Reagan campaign in the last
week of the election windup after
an article in the Wall Street
Journal tagged him as having
been involved in some financial
irregularity while in the Nixon
Administration.
FISHER ALSO noted that
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Reagan's transition team in-
cludes a number of pro-Israel
individuals. He mentioned Sen.
Richard Stone, who heads the
Senate Foreign Relations Sub-
committee on the Middle East,
and who was defeated in the
Florida Democratic primaries;
Sen. Henry Jackson (D., Wash.),
and former Undersecretary of
State, Eugene Rostow.
Fisher noted that former Sec-
retary of State Henry Kissinger
will have "an important input" in
the new Administration but that
he is unlikely to be the new Sec-
retary of State.
Fisher said he spent "a great
deal of time struggling with
myself" whether to support
Reagan's candidacy, since he
supported former President Ford
as the Republican Presidential
candidate. "I had three meetings
with Reagan before I was re-
assured" that he would be "a
strong ally of Israel," Fisher
said.
REFERRING to the Moral
^2fn'y' .^d^entalist
rigfatwing Christian movement
Fisher said Reagan has already
made it dear that just because
the Moral Majority supported his
Presidential bid it does not follow
that he supports the movements
views on every issue.
Nevertheless, Fisher said that
while both the GOP and the
Moral Majority are pro-Israel, if
for no other reason than they are
anti-Communist, "we will have to
watch out for the Moral
Majority."
He expressed the view that
Reagan will not be a President of
the new right but will move
toward the middle. Fisher
warned, however, that
histrocially, the extreme right is
a danger to the Jewish com-
munity. He stressed several
times that America is a plural-
istic society and that it must
remain so.
Kosher Lunch Menu
Kosher loach mean of the Senior Citizens Nutrition and
Activity Program is sponsored by the Hilleborough County
Commission and held at the Jewish Community Center. Marilyn
Blakky, ahe manager, 872-4461. Menu subject to change.
WEEK OF Dec. 5 TO 19
Monday: Beef Pattie with Gravy, Ranch Style Beans, Spinach,
Apricots and Pears, Whole Wheat Bread, Ginger Snaps,
Coffee or Tea.
Tuesday: Baked Fish with Tarter Sauce, Grits, Tomatoes and
Okra, Fruit Cocktail, Italian Bread, Apple Juice, Coffee or
Tea.
Wednesday: Roast Beef with Gravy, Whipped Irish Potatoes,
Yellow Squash, Tossed Salad with Tomato Wedge, French
Dressing, Whole Wheat Bread, Orange Juke, Coffee or
Tea.
Thursday: Shake and Bake Chicken. Yellow Corn, Mixed
Greens, Grated Carrot Salad, Biscuits. Fresh Fruit, Coffee
or Tea.
Friday: Ropa Vieja, Mixed Vegetable. Rice, Slaw, Whole Wheat
Bread, Peanut Butter Chewies, Coffee or Tea.
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The Jewish Phtidian of Totnpa
Page 7
btewRight Eliats interest
'Christian Republic' Repudiated in History
By RABBI
HABCTANENBAUM
First in Series
|,IEWYORK-(JTA)-
current emergence of
New Right Evan-
or "the New
stian Right" has
_ widespread interest
Tconcern among millions
American citizens,
them, a great many
responsible and fair-
ded American ques-
the right of fellow
lericans of Evangelical
ristian or any other
gious or moral per-
jsion to participate fully
i citizens in the political
icess nor to advocate the
.tion of public policy
(dtions which reflect their
ological bent. Indeed,
ximum paiticipation by
r fellow Americans in the
nocratic process can
be encouraged and
bmed.
DURING THE past 15
ths, however, there have
a number of actions and
merits by spokesmen of this
/forged alliance of several
gelical Christian leaders and
conservative political
nizers which have become
ly troubling to many of us,
which require, we believe,
ul analytical scrutiny by
ic-al leaden, both major
parties, and by the
can people. These concerns
r around the following
or issues:
\ number of major s pokes-
of "the new Christian
" assert that their primary
so in the recent national
ions, and through related
litical activity on the local
s. was "to Christianize
eru.i. and to establish "a
stian republic.'*
a myth, and it is an
logically dangerous myth for
rican democracy which must
go uncontested. The only
m American history
! which anything resem-
a so-called "Christian Re-
existed was the estab-
ent ol the Massachusetts
Colony after 1629. That
ny was a Puritan theocracy
a combined ecclesiastical
ivil government.
EVERY major church
town acknowledges, the
ntan oligarchy sought
us toleration for them-
selves but did not believe in
religious toleration for others,
and that "Christian Republic"
collapsed after about 50 years
when dissenters such as Roger
Williams fled persecution in order
to Find freedom of conscience in
Providence, Rhode Island.
What is historically true is that
Baptist farmer-preachers,
Methodist circuit-riders, and dis-
senting Presbyterians became
the foremost champions of free-
dom of conscience, religious
liberty, and the principle of the
separation of church and state.
They suffered persecution, im-
prisonment, and ruthless harass-
ment at the hands of the
Anglican Establishment in
Virginia and elsewhere to uphold
those fundamental democratic
principles not only for themselves
but for all Americans.
It is both ironic and sad that
some of the spiritual heirs of
those Evangelical Christians in
Virginia today and elsewhere
have chosen either to forget or to
ignore that historic achievement
of American democratic
pluralism.
2) A number of "New Christian
Right" spokesmen regularly
speak of the "Golden Era" of
"Evangelical Christian America"
when our forbears were sup-
posedly deeply religious and
highly moral people, and by con-
trast, we today are convicted of
religious and moral inadequacy.
THAT IS ALSO a myth, and
its repetition tends to immobilize
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us in unnecessary guilt and self-
doubt, rather than energize us to
face the truth about our past and
our moral responsibilities in the
complex, real world today.
As every major church
historian documents, the great
majority of Americans in the
18th Century were outside any
church, and there was an over-
whelming indifference to religion.
Dr. William Warren Sweet wrote
("Revivalism in America") that
"taking the colonies as a whole,
the ratio of church membership
was one to 12." Dr. Robert
Handy states, "No more than ten
percent of Americans in 1800
were members of churches" ("A
History of the Churches in the
United States and Canada").
As a result of the vast labor
and the rough, uncouth hard-
ships encountered by the
pioneers, frontier communities
became course and partially wild
societies, with little or no social
restraints, and filled with low
vices and brutal pleasures. The
West was described as "the land
of sinful liberty" with large
sections of the frontier society
debauched and whiskey-sodden.
The violence and anarchy re-
sulted in a breakdown of respect
for emerging civic authority
Israel 'Regrets' Turkey Decision
By DAVID LANDAU
JERUSALEM (JTA)
Israel has expressed
"regret" at Turkey's move
to reduce the level of dip-
lomatic relations between
the two countries. The
Foreign Ministry confirmed
reports from Ankara that
the military government
there decided to lower the
rank of its senior represen-
tative in Tel Aviv from
Minister to Second Sec-
retary and has asked Israel
to do likewise.
ficials here said that Israel's
Minister in Ankara, Dr. Ya'acov
Cohen, would be returning home
"in a matter of months." They
said it was still unclear whether
the Turks would insist on the
withdrawal of the Israel military
attaches at the two legations.
INFORMED SOURCES said
the Turkish decision had been
more or less expected for the past
several weeks. Israel, they said,
had not sent any special envoy to
Ankara to try and head it off but
had enlisted the help of friendly
third parties who brought their
influence to bear on Turkey and
perhaps prevented an even more
serious rupture.
policy" that is, fostering ties
with the three major non-Arab
states on the borders of the
Middle East: Turkey. Iran and
Ethiopia. In the wake of radical
changes in the two latUr
countries, and in the wake
apparently of heavy Arab
pressure on Turkey, not a great
deal remained of that ambitious
policy.
Nevertheless, some Israeli
observers refuse to slip into
despondency. They insist that
the underlying confluence of
interests which made the
"periphery policy" a reality in
the past still exist in the present
and could gain expression once
again in the future.
Choi Dial-A-,
The Chai Dial-A-Bus, a project
of Tampa Section, National
Council of Jewish Women and
funded by Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion, has issued a statement of
clarification as to who may use
the Chai Dial A-Bus.
The Chai Dial-A-Bus policy
states: Services of the Dial-A-
Bus are for anyone 60 or better
who is Jewish. Also eligible: Any
non-Jewish seniors who are cur-
rently paid members of any local
Jewish organization. If there is
someone who lives in the area
Turkey'8 move, a belated
reaction to the "Jerusalem Law,"
followed the closing of the
Turkish Consulate General in
Jerusalem by the previous
civilian government of Suleiman
Demirel. Foreign Ministry of-
Bus Update
served but is neither of the above,
they may pay an annual Dial-A-
Bus registration fee. The current
fee is S 12.50.
The area presently served by
Dial-A-Bus is Gandy Boulevard
on the south, Tampa Bay and the
airport on the west, Hillsborough
Avenue on the north and
Nebraska Avenue and Bayshore
Boulevard on the east.
The Dial-A-Bus office is open
Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to
noon.
Turkey and Israel have never
had ambassadorial level links,
but ever since 1949, they have
been represented in each other's
country by diplomats holding the fc j*a
formal rank of "Charge __**
d'Affaires A.I." {ad interim). In
Israel's case, most of these
diplomats have in fact been
selected from the highest echelon
of the foreign service since
Ankara was considered a par-
ticularly important post.
Both countries have until now
maintained medium sized
legations in the other country.
Presumably now the number of
diplomats in the two legations,
and not merely the rank of the
senior ones, will be reduced.
IN THE 1950s and 1960s,
Israeli governments worked
quietly but steadily to build up
what was called the "periphery
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Shamir Warns Israel
Arab Mayors May Not Return to Bank Won't Abide By EEC
JERUSALEM (JTA)
The Supreme Court has
upheld the expulsion orders
against Mayors Fahd
Kawasme of Hebron and
Mohammed Milhim of
Halhoul. But the three
justice panel split 2-1 in re-
jecting their appeal and
called on Prime Minister
Menachem Begin, as
Defense Minister, to recon-
sider the deportation of the
two West Bank mayors.
The court's decision triggered a
nationwide debate with leftists
urging Begin to rescind the de-
portation orders and right-
wingers demanding that he im-
plement them without delay. The
high court made clear that its
decision was not on the merits of
the deportation orders but their
legality
IN THAT context, Justices
Moshe Landau and Yitzhak
Abu Vows
Not to Resign
By GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Keligious Affairs Minister
Aharon Abu-Hatzeira, indicted
for bribe-taking, indicated that
he has no intention of resigning
>t going on leave. His attorney.
Ham Kaspi. made it clear that he
ends to fight the charges
i nought by Attorney General
'i i/hak Zamir when the Knesset
House Committee meets to
ids whether to trip Abu-
ira ot his immunity as an
.. thereby making possible his
il in court.
usl i< Minister Moshe V
gested thai il tbe Knesset
imi ft the ini-
nitj the m
Btion. But Abu-Hat/.eita
letermined to cling to his job
do otherwise would be
rpreted .is a confession of
He insists thai he is in-
ni of thechargi
IE ENJOYS the support of
colleagues in the National
igious Party. The Cabinet as a
ole has refrained from taking a
nd on whether he should
ign or go on leave pending the
come of the case. Kaspi issued
a statement charging thai his
c it was ihe victim of system-
a character assassination by
t nedia
ie said he intends to argue
I ore the Knesset committee
i I there is no substance to tht
( ges. The NRP MKs are ex-
1 ed to support their col-
1 :ue's immunity unless they
i convinced otherwise. But'
n ority sentiment in the
imittee appears to favor
supping Abu-Hatzeira of his
immunity.
Ihe committee will begin its
deliberations next week and they
are expected to last for several
weeks. The committee will hear
testimony from the minister and
from the Attorney General.
ABU-HATZEIRA and his
personal adviser, Moshe Gabai,
were indicted on three counts of j
. accepting bribes from religious '
institutions in B'nei Brak in
return for making illegal
allocations of funds to them from
tli' ministry's budget.
1 o-defendants are Shmuel
Daskel, a member of the board of
Ihe Vishnitz Yeshiva, and Rabbi
A am Korach. chairman and
itiea iirer of the Center for the
S:/ Jim\ Tradition of Yemenite '
ij nf.
Kahan rejected the contention by
the appellants that their deporta-
tion was contrary to international
law. They also rejected the alle-
gation that the Military Govern-
ment's special review board acted
out of self-interest when it ruled
against the mayors on an earlier
appeal.
Justice Haim Cohn, in a
.ninority decision, stated that
deportation should be abolished
because it conflicted with inter-
national law which bans the ex-
pulsion of a citizen from his
country.
Felicia Langer, attorney for
Kawasme and Milhim, claimed a
victory despite the loss of the
appeal. She said it rested mainly
on Conn's minority ruling. "It is
the first time that a deputy presi-
dent of the court decided that
expulsion is illegal according to
the law of nations," she said.
She also maintained that court's
call to Begin to reconsider was "a
very clear recommendation not to
expel them" and would influence
"the political level." She sent a
telegram to Begin to void the
deportations.
VICTOR SHEMLOV,
Secretary General of Mapam,
said the decision offered an op-
portunity to "turn a new page."
He noted that the mayors have
promised to abide by the law and
respect the regulations of the
Military Government. Their in-
tentions "should be tested" he
said.
But Haim Druckmann, of the
National Religious Party, urged
Begin to carry out the deporta-
tions immediately. "The only
valid consideration is the security
of Israel and there is no room for
mercy," the Orthodox MK
declared. Begin, for his part, was
reportedly consulting with
Attorney General Yitzhak Zamir
and was expected to make a
decision shortly.
The two West Bank mayors
were summarily expelled from
Israel-held territory last May,
only hours after Palestinian
terrorists gunned down six
yeshiva students in Hebron.
They were not accused of direct
complicity in the crime but were
held responsible for creating the
climate for such acts by their
repeated nationalistic and anti-
Israel pronouncements.
By EDWIN EYTAN
PARIS (JTA) Foreign
Minister Yitzhak Shamir of
Israel made clear his country's
continued opposition to any
peace initiative in the Middle
East undertaken by the
European Economic Community
(ECC).
He told reporters at a press
conference here that Israel did
not and could not accept the
Common Market countries' stand
on self-determination for the
Palestinians or a change in the
status of Jerusalem.
Shamir, on a five-day private
visit on the invitation of the
French United Jewish Appeal,
spoke in the aftermath of the
EEC's summit meeting in
Luxembourg at which the nine
member states decided to renew
contracts with the Middle East
states in search of a solution to
the Arab-Israeli conflict. The
meeting did not produce any-
thing similar to the EEC's Venice
declaration of last June which
stressed that the Palestine
Liberation Organization must be
associated with the the Middle
East peace process.
BUT THE decision to continue
the initiative implied that the
Venice declaration remains its
basis. Shamir warned that EEC
statements such as the Venice
declaration and the communique
issued in Luxembourg "risk en-
couraging (Arab) extremists and
increasing regional tensions."
He said Israel cannot accept
West European proposals for its
withdrawal to its 1967 borders,
nor can it entrust its security to
foreign guarantees. The EEC
initiative will be pursued under
the direction of The Netherlands
Foreign Minister, Christoph van
der Laauw, who succeeds
Luxembourg Foreign Minister
Gaston Thom as chairman of the
EEC Council of Ministers.
Shamir stressed that Israel
wants to maintain a dialogue
with all EEC member states.
"We want to increase our meet-
ings, explain our positions and
try to reduce divergencies. We
want to develop good relations
with all EEC member states in
spite of differences on political
stands," he said.
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Araby after the Six-Day War,
could bend Bonn to assume an
anti-Israel position, particularly
after it began to become in-
creasingly clear that an anti-
Israel position these days is a
euphemism for anti-Semitism.
Time was when Bonn would have
avoided this like the plague,
although the rest of the European
Community, spurred by the
megalomania of the spirit of Le
Grand Charles, was long since
accustomed to it and indeed
gleefully wallowing in it knee-
deep
And. these days, not even the
I,, i in the department of
pressure that Washington has to
offer can spur the Federal Re-
public to move, say, toward
assuming a more equitable share
lit us own national defense within
the context of the North Atlantic
Treaty Organization than it is
currently assuming, a fact that
does not diminish the German
willingness to do better at trying
than their Kuropean colleagues
-i< m i<> he able to muster.
II Germany is no sucker for
pressure, then the question arises
i to precisely (or even im-
precisely) just what Chancellor
:i meant. Did he imply
lh.it, lor example. West Germany
would have shunned the Venice
Declaration bui lor the pressure
nl I he French'.' The British? Even
nil ihe-scenes Washington?
I lie answers to these questions
would certainly be historic.
IT IS NOW a year and a half
1 returned from an official
i|> to West (iermany and issued
an extensive report on my
inerary and in most cases the
ower-level officials whom
irrangements had been made for
me to meet.
Invite to PLO
Surprises Jews
By T A MAR LEVY
GENEVA IJTAI The
Jewish community is surprised
and disturbed by the Swiss
Socialist Party's unexpected
invitation to Daud Barakat. the
Palestine Liberation Organiza-
tion representative accredited
to the United Nations here, to
participate in its annual
assembly Many Swiss .lews are
active members of the Socialist
Party which has, in the past.
upported Israel unconditionally.
W hile Barakat made no speech
at the Socialist gathering, the
fact thai he received a formal
invitation to attend puzzles poli-
tical observers They are specu-
lating as to whether the approach
PLO delegate indicates a
in Socialist Party's atti-
iward Israel.
Foreign Minister Shamir
A dominant theme of that
report was the change I saw
occurring from Germany's
previous special relationship"
with Israel to a pro-PLO, pro-
\rub tilt. It seemed to be hap-
pening right before my eyes in
my various discussions with
Foreign Ministry spokesmen in
Bonn
My overwhelming desire since
then has been to return to
Germany lor more in-depth inter-
viewa on the highest echelons of
government, and 1 have been
given every indication that all the
appropriate doors would now be
opened to me at will.
I HAVE no reason to assume
this would not be so. It is, for
example, urgent to resurrect the
Schmidt-Shamir interview and to
ask Chancellor Schmidt to
elaborate on his confession that
EEC pressure has been largely
responsible for the Federal
Republics anti-Israel voting
record to date.
It is urgent to have clarified
just what is the nature of the
evidence that Bonn would require
to establish a relationship be-
tween the PLO and the new
Kuropean anti-Semitism before it
is prepared to repudiate the PLO.
And it is above all urgent to re-
establish the "special relation-
ship" that history has created
between Germany and Israel
between Germany and world
Jewry as the first bulwark of a
startlingly vital recrudescence of
international anti-Semitism: for
example, to nip in the bud the
unspeakable lie that there is a
clear testament of faith between
world anti-Semitism and present-
day Germany when no such
testament exists.
IN THIS regard. I h*ve dis-
cussed with several publishers a
book that would expand my first
Report from (iermany predicated
on a second trip for interviews
with Chancellor Schmidt and
other top Federal Republic of-
ficials.
Uniformly, the publishers have
replied that there is no interest
they can see in such a project.
Their market analyses indicate
that world anti-Semitism, and
extremism in Germany as it is
tied to both right-wing and left-
wing terrorism elsewhere, are low
man on the totem poll of public
interest these days. Ditto for a
study of Germany. Israel and the
Jews in the onslaught of the new
petrodiplomacy.
Publishers with whom I have
spoken include many prestigious
Jewish editors, some oi whom
have favored me with return mail
publicity releases on their forth
coming books featuring lurid
paperbacks about the new
American Jew his sordid life in
st\ and Scotch-sodden suburbia.
ONE SUCH outfit. Schocken
Hooks, is a distinguished pub-
lishing house whose history goes
back to Germany during the
Hitler era. This organization,
world-renowned for some of its
literary, philosophical and
scholarly titles, subsequently fled
the Nazis and reestablished its
home base in Jerusalem.
When its New York office
recently informed me that people
aren't interested in anti-Semitism
that anti-Semitism isn't a
"popular" subject anymore I
received from its promotional
headquarters several weeks later
an announcement of one of its
highly-touted forthcoming pub-
lications: a book on the etiquette
of wedding and Bar Mitzvah
invitations.
The new American Jew in the
sodden suburbs of sex and Scotch
is not yet lost altogether. Not
yet.
French Writer, Romain Gary,
Kills Self at Age 66
PARIS (JTAI French
Jewish writer, former diplomat
and war-time soldier, Romain
New Jewish Face in Politics
collaborating with the right wing
on abortion, they risk defeat of
the overall social justice agenda
. We cannot abandon our
commitment to the social
teachings of the church as a
trade-off for New Right support
on the issue of abortion."
< ontinued from Page 4-
pion of the poor and op-
i His observation merits
wide distribution:
"IF CATHOLIC participants
in the pro lite movement are fully
of the New Right's in-
"Hiu in the pro-life
movement, and if they agree with
' Right on their broad
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Gary killed himself Dec. 2 at hi.s
Paris home He was 66 years old.
He had been depressed since the
suicide last year of his former
wife. American actress Jean
Sel>erg.
Gary was convinced that
Seberg, who divorced him several
years ago, had been hounded to
her death by the FBI.
BORN IN VILNA to a Jewish
mother, Gary came to France as a
boy. When the war broke out. he
was serving as a pilot with the
French Air Force and was one of
th>' first officers to join Gen.
Charles de Gaulle i Free French
Ha served throughout the war
witr the Ireneh arrm and in 1945
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British Fascist Mosley
Dead in Home Near Paris
LONDON (JTA) Sir Oswald Mosley. whose
black-shirted British Union of Fascists was involved ih
bitter street fighting with Jews and left-wingers during
the 1930s, died at his home near Paris Dec. 2 at the age of
84. An admirer of Hitler and would-be fuehrer of Britain.
Mosley was detained as a security risk during World War
11 and afterwards lived in France.
Mosley founded his Fascist movement in 1932 after
12 years as a Member of Parliament, first as a Con-
servative and later as a Laborite.
HIS AFFINITY for the Nazis who came to power ir.
Germany a year later marked him as a menace to British
democracy and a danger to British Jewry. After the war
Mosley claimed he was hot anti-Semitic and had fough'
Jews in self-defense because they wanted Britain to go ti
war with Germany.
During the 1950s and 1960s. Mosley attempted to
revive his Fascist Union from exile, but he was displaces
by a new wave of younger generation racist group.-
Mosley was related by marriage to Unity Mitford wh<>
idolized Hitler and shot herself when Britain declared wa-
on Germany in 1939.
Bar Mitzvah
LEETAWIL
Lee Jeffrey, son of Dr. and
Mrs. Albert Tawil. will be called
to the Torah as Bar Mitzvah on
Friday and Saturday. Dec. 26
and 27 at 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. at
Congregation Rodeph Sholom.
The celebrant is an honor
student in the Hillel School of
Tampa and is in the eighth grade
where he serves as treasurer of
the school. In previous years he
has served as secretary and class
representative.
Lee was first runner-up in the
Hillel School spelling bee spon-
sored by the Tampa Tribune
Times, was math division first
place winner in the Hillel School
Science Fair and went to the Fair
as a member of the Hillel School
delegation. He has played soccer
for the past four years and is cur-
rently on the Manchester United
Interbay Soccer club.
The Bar Mitzvah is named for
liev Tawil
his grandfather, Leo Tawil. in the
Sephardic tradition, and Mr.
Tawil will present him with his
tallit on Saturday, following th.
custom of passing on tin
tradition of the namesake
filmed, including
i
which >ayan's si
\ one of ihe leading role.,.
Speakers ai the recent Mat thbinic Scholar I rencf
held under the auspices of inic Advisory Commute,
for the OUT Centennial are (left! Dr. Leon Shapiro, author
tfu recently published History of ORT,' and Dr. Xormar.
*-a:..m, president of Ye*hv i University


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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, December 12
1980
As one of a series of event celebrating the 120th anniversary of the birthday of Henrietta
Szold, founder of Hadassah, a seminar on the organization's A merican Affairs programs was
held recently at Temple Emanu-El in New York, where Hadassah first met. Left to right are
the new national president of Hadassah, Frieda S. Lewis; Dr. Phyllis Chester, clinical
psychologist, who is well known in feminist circles and was part of the American group
attending the recent International Women's Conference in Copenhagen; Joan Dash, author
of 'Summoned to Jerusalem, the biography of Henrietta Szold; and Eleanor Barrett,
national A merican Affairs chairman.
Headlines
Evangelical Christians. Jews Pow-Wow
The second national conference of Evangelical
Christians and Jews, two groups whose sig-
nificance in American life was underscored in the
recent elections, is taking place Dec. 9 to 11 at
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Deerfield,
111.
Rabbi A. James Rudin, assistant national
director of Interreligious Affairs of the American
Jewish Committee, and Dr. Marvin R. Wilson,
chairman of the Department of Biblical Studies.
Gordon College. Wenham, Mass, are the con-
ference coordinators.
Under the title. "Evangelicals and Jews in an
Age of Pluralism," the meeting is bringing to-
gether more than 70 leading scholars, theo-
logians, clergymen and religious educators from
both faith communities and from all parts of the
United States.
Among the themes examined are "Current
State of Evangelical-Jewish Relations," "Moral
and Spiritual Challenge of the 80s," "Jewish
View of the New Testament," "Evangelical
Christian View of Hebrew Scriptures,"
"Jerusalem in Biblical and Theological
Tradition."
A donation of $30,000 for Italian earthquake
relief has been announced by the president of the
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee,
Donald M. Robinson, who described the con-
tribution as being made in behalf of the American
Jewish community by the JDC as its represen-
tative for overseas relief.
JDC, noted Robinson, is opening its mailbox to
those who wish to help. According to Ralph I.
Goldman, executive vice president of JDC, the
agency, acting in cooperation with HIAS, has
instructed its staff in Rome to make themselves
available to the Italian authorities for relief work
and has begun soliciting volunteers from among
the Soviet emigrant population awaiting visas to
the United States in Rome.
Julius Berman of Forest Hills has been re-
elected to a second term as president of the Union
of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America at
the Orthodox Union national convention at the
Sheraton Boston.
Nathan K. Gross of Manhattan, who served for
over three decades as a national vice president of
the Orthodox Union, and as chairman of its Joint
Kashruth Commission, has been elected chairman
of the Board of Directors.
Marcos Katz. of Mexico City, was elected to
the new position o* chairman of the Board of
Governors. .
While the managerial sector of Israel s labor
force consists almost entirely of males of Israeli or.1
European descent (Ashkenaziml. women andi
Sepharadim (Jews of Asian-African descent) are
proportionally over-represented he lower
echelons o\ "organizational hierarcr
because .; -ciety is biased against '.(men
and Sepharadimf Are sex and ethnicity criticai
factors in evaluating managers?
Accord Tel Aviv University study
DV Dr* and Dov Izraeli. women and
Sepharadim in managerial positions are not, on
the whole, perceived as less competent or less
effective managers than male, Ashkenazi or
Israeli managers in identical managerial positions
exhibiting identical managerial behavior. Almost
too good to be true, the good news of no sex or
ethnic prejudice in management in Israel has,
however, a catch to it.
The bad news: The equal evaluation of males
and females, Sepharadim, Ashkenazim and
Israelis was found to be the case regarding
women and Sepharadim who have already
demonstrated experience, ability, skill and
achievements as managers. Women and
Sepharadim without proven experience and
success were evaluated somewhat lower than
their Ashkenazi and Israeli male counterparts.
A 23-member delegation from the Women's
League for Israel has arrived in Jerusalem to
hand over a major contribution to their recently-
created Book Endowment Fund for the Library of
the Hebrew University's Paul Baerwald School
for Social Work. They also presented the
League's annual scholarships to 14 women
students, whose families are immigrants from
Iran, Tunisia, Yemen, Libya, Algeria, Bulgaria,
Turkey and Morocco.
The American group, which had come from
New York and Florida, was headed by Mrs.
Arthur Schumer, founder, vice president and
chairman of the Book Endowment Fund, and
Mrs. Anita Pinsky, vice president and tour
chairman.
Sen. Rudy Boschwitz of Minnesota has ac-
cepted an invitation to serve as a senior adviser to
President-Elect Ronald Reagan's transition team
on the Small Business Administration.
Boschwitz, a small businessman himself and a
member of the Senate Committee on Small Busi-
ness, will advise the transition team as it reviews
existing policies, programs, personnel and bud-
gets of the Small Business Administration
Commenting on his role, Boschwitz said, "As
one of the few small businessmen in Congress, I
think I can help the new administration set
policies that will be helpful to small business. I
will work to assure that the Small Business
Administration is a help and not a hindrance to
small business."
Orthodox Jews are now strong enough to
embark on its newest challenge of winning over
the Jewish masses." was the central message of
America a leading Torah sages at the keynote
national convention of
Agudath Israel of America in Portchester. N. Y.
kbbi Moshe Feinstein. dean of Mesivta
reth Jarusalem, chairman of the Moetzes
Gedolei HaTorah (Council of Torah Sages),
speaking by telephone hookup from his home,
said, "We must feel the immediacy of Klal
Yisroel's probiems. not simply view them from a
nee. Personal involvement will result in our
caring and ad the -nse of desperation
needed for finding .olutions."
Community Calendar
fridoy,Dtc. 12
(Condlelighting time 5:16)
Congregation Schoorai Zedek, Kotler Memorial Lecture, Ser-
vice*. 8 p.m.; Speaker, Dr. Sylvan D. Swortzman
Saturday, Dtc. 13
ORT (evening chapter Bridge Night 8 p.m.)
Sunday, Dec. 14
Congregation Schoorai Zedek Forum 9:30 a.m.. SCHZFTY
Brunch at Congregation Schaarai Zedek 11:30 a.m. Temple
David Chonukah Family Dinner 5:30 p.m. Congregation Kol
Ami Board Meeting 8 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 15
Jewish War Veterans and Auxiliary Board Meeting 1:30 p.m.
Congregation Schaarai Zedek Board Meeting 8 p.m. B'nai
B'rith Women Regular Meeting 8 p.m.
Tuesday,Dec. 16
Congregation Rodeph Sholom "Lunch and Learn" noon ORT
(daytime chapter) Board Meeting 9:30 a.m. ORT (daytime
chapter) General Meeting 11:30 a.m. Jewish Towers Board
Meeting 4 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Executive Board
Meeting 730 p.m. ORT (evening chapter) Open Board
Meeting at JCC 8 p.m. Hadassah/Ameet General Meeting -
8 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 17
Motional Council of Jewish Women Vice-Presidents Meeting 10
a.m.-noon Hadassah General Meeting 10:30 a.m. Temple
David Board Meeting 11:30 a.m. Temple David Regular
Meeting noon Congregation Rodeph Sholom College Night -
7:30 p.m. ORT (evening chapter) Bowling -9 p.m.
Thursday, Dtc. 11
JCC Food Co-op 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ORT (daytime and
evening chapters) Bowling 9:30 a.m. JCC Executive Board
Meeting -6 p.m. and Board Meeting 8 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 19
(Candlelighting time 5:18)
Sunday, Dtc. 21
Yehuda Blum, Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, will
speak at 7:30 p.m. at a Community meeting sponsored by the
Tampa Jewish Federation. No Solicitation.
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Jewish Towers
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Seniors' Project
B'nai B'rith
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Floridian of Tampa
State of Israel Bonds
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Social Service
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Religious Directory
TEMPLE DAVID
2001 Swann Avenue 251-4215 Rabbi Samuel Mallinger
Services: Friday, 8 p. m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. Daily: morning and
evening minyan
CONGREGATION KOI AMI Conservative
962-6338/9 Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal Rabbi's Study, 12101 N.
Dale Mabry #1312 (Countrywood Apts.) Services: Friday, 8 p.m.
at the Community Lodge, Waters and Ola Saturday, 10 a.m. at
Independent Day School, 12015 Orange Grove Dr.
CONGREGATION RODEPH SHOLOM Conservative
2713 Bayshore Boulevaid 837-1911 Rabbi Martin Sandberg
Hazzan William Hauben Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10
a.m. Daily: Minyan, 7:15 a. m.
CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZEDEK Reform
3303 Swann Avenue 876-2377 Rabbi Frank Sundheim Ser-
vices: Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.
CHABAD HOUSE
Jewisn Studeni Center (USF), 3645 Fletcher Avenue, College
Park Apts. 97! o768 or 985-7926 Rabbi Lazar Rivkin Rabbi
Yokov We'de Services. Friday, 7 30 p.m Saturday, 10 a.m.
Tune in The Jewish Sound, Sunday 11 a.m. to noon 88.5FM
B'NAI B'RITH HILLEL FOUNDATION
Jewish Student Center. University of South Florida, 5014 Patricia
Court #172 (Village Square Apts.) 988-7076 or 988-1234
Jeremy Brochin, direc'or
Services: Friday, 6:30 p.m. followed by Shabbat dinner at 7:15
p. m (piease make d'nner reservations by 5 p.m Thursday);
Saturday, lOo.m Sunday morn'cg Bagel Brunch, 11:30am.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Pagell
In Geneva
Palestinian People's Solidarity Day
Fizzled Despite Lavish Effort
By TAMAR LEVY
GENEVA (JTA) It was
lied as a Day of Solidarity with
Palestinian People and their
gpirations. It had the official
Hissing of the United Nations. It
ns lavishly financed by the
Arab League, the Arab-Swiss
friendship Association and the
Palestine Liberation Organiza-
tion delegation to the UN here. It
ns to be a propaganda coup for
lie Palestinian cause and against
brael.
But it fizzled, due in large
peasure to the ineptness of the
iganizers, according to journal-
gu attending the various events.
Even the elements conspired
gainst it.
Palestine Day was delcared as
in official day of celebration by
the UN General Assembly in
1977. It is observed on Nov. 29,
the anniversary of the UN
decision of November 29, 1947 to
partition Palestine into Jewish
ind Arab states. The first thing
to go wrong here was the press
conference featuring Mayor
Bassam Shaka of Nablus.
Shaka lost both his legs in a
bomb explosion last June. The
dime, widely attributed to
Jewish extremists, remains un-
nlved. But the West Bank
Mayor is considered a martyr in
Arab and pro-Arab circles.
THE WORLD news media was
on hand to record his remarks.
But Shaka spoke in Arabic, and
die interpreter hired for the
occasion was incompetent, and
his words were lost to the vast
majority of reporters. The overall
impression was poor. Journalists
Ml the press conference angered
tt having wasted their time.
Some remarked that the PLO
delegation should have spent its
money for a qualified translator
rather than on a lavish reception.
Another event billed an Israeli
journalist, Amnon Kapeliuk, as a
participant in "Palestine Day."
Kapeliuk accepted the invitation
to Geneva, apparently under the
impression that he would take
part in a round-table discussion
it the local university with the
West Hank Arab poetess and
journalist, Raymonda Tawil.
When Kapeliuk became aware
of the propaganda nature of the
occasion, he declined to go along
with his Arab hosts. At the
round-table he spoke only about
peace prospects.
AT A PRESS conference later,
lie answered questions about
Israel's internal political
situation His journalist
colleagues were impressed by his
frankness and his refusal to
indulge in propaganda.
An art exhibition, an Arab
buffet and Arab folk dances were
part of the program at a public
hail over the weekend. But
Geneva's notorious wind, the
"Bize," was blowing at full
strength. It was bitter cold, and
most of the Swiss preferred to
stay home.
The only successful event was
the UN meeting held at the
Palais Des Nations in the
presence of UN officials, diplo-
mats and the Geneva authorities.
The usual succession of anti-
Israel speeches was delivered by
representatives of unaligned
nations, the African Unity
Group, the International Com-
mission of Jurists, the PLO, the
Socialists and, again. Mayor
Shaka of Nablus. With the highly
professional UN translators in
attendance, his remarks were
understood.
Observers here noted that
Arab influence at the UN in
Geneva is such that UN em-
ployes felt obliged to attend the
event, lest they incur the anger of
their superiors by staying away.
A MASS demonstration of
solidarity with the Palestinian
people was held in Utrecht
Saturday by the recently formed
Association of Palestinians in
Holland, the Netherlands Pales-
tine Committee and other pro-
Palestine and leftist groups. But
the masses failed to materialize.
The huge hall was half empty.
Peak attendance was estimated
at no more than 1,700 and most
of the time the audience was far
smaller as people left, apparently
out of boredom.
A counter-demonstration out-
side the hall drew large contin-
gents of police who frequently
outnumbered the audience inside.
U.S. to be Shipping
Spare Parts to Jordan
By HELEN SILVER
WASHINGTON (JTA)
The U.S. has confirmed
that military spare parts
and ammunition will be air-
lifted to Jordan "within the
next week or ten days"
against the background of
continuing tension along
the Jordanian-Syrian
border.
State Department spokesman
John Trattner said, "The Penta-
gon confirmed this morning that
the U.S. has agreed, at Jordan's
request, to accelerate deliveries
of some items already in the pipe-
line; spares, ammunitions, small
arms munitions already on order.
I don't have any other details
about the material we are send-
ing," he said.
HE ADDED, "You can assume
the decision was made on the
highest level in the last 24 hours.
Deliveries will be made on ap-
proximately five flights of C-141
aircraft arriving (in Jordan)
sometime within the next week or
ten days."
Trattner stated that "On the
general situation we remain
hopeful that the tension on that
border can be resolved through
diplomacy." However, he could
not say whether the tensions are
easing.
Asked if there had been some
withdrawals of troop concentra-
tions, Trattner siad he did not
have "any confirmation that
there has been an agreement or
any additional strength added to
the border area by either side or
any confirmation that anything
has been taken away by either
side "
IN ANOTHER development,
the Senate and the House passed
the foreign aid authorization bill
for fiscal year 1981. It provides
Israel with $786 million in eco-
nomic support funds and $1.4
billion in military sales credits.
Egypt will receive $750 million in
economic support funds and $550
million in military sales credit It
will receive an additional $274
million in food grants under
Public Law 480.
Jordan is to receive $50 million
in economic support funds and
$50 million in military sales
credits.
Jewish woman looking for day-
time housekeeper/companion.
Needs someone six days a week
who can drive, cook and clean.
\For more Information contact
, Harriet Cohen at Tampa Jewish
I Social Service, 872-4451.
Volunteering
is reaching out your hand
into the darkness
and pulling another's hand [
into the light
then finding out
it's your own.
More Simmon*
A Reader Reports
She Rose to Say
A Few Words
Phyllis Kaye, of Pompano Beach, Fla., reports
the following:
In an upper New York State city, more than 80
Jewish men and women gathered at the funeral
parlor to pay their last respects to Mr. Norman
Finkle. The young rabbi presiding at the service rose
to his feet.
"Friends of Mr. Finkle," he began. "Members
of the family of Mr. Finkle, my profound con-
dolences. As most of you know, I am the new rabbi
I arrived in your fair city only yesterday.
"Being a complete stranger to the community, I
am grieved not to know about Mr. Finkle's life and
his past good deeds, and I think we would all of us
welcome a few remarks from someone in this
gathering."
Two minutes passed in silence. Three minutes.
Five minutes. Then there was a rustling sound as a
woman stood up, an imposing figure to whom every-
one turned their eyes.
"My name is Henrietta Liebowitz," she began.
"As long as no one seems to wish to talk about Mr.
Finkle, I'd like to say a few words about Hadassah."
Synopsis of the Weekly Torah Portion
Vayigash
VAYIGASH The other brothers were overcome with fear and
sorrow when Joseph insisted that Benjamin remain in Egypt,
for Benjamin was Jacob's youngest son, all that was left him of
a beloved wife. Joseph was moved to pity and he ordered the
court cleared, whereupon he revealed himself to his brothers.
"I am Joseph your brother, whom you sold into Egypt," he
said. "Do not be ashamed, for God sent me before you to pre-
serve life."
Then Joseph invited his brothers to come to live in Egypt
and to bring their father there. When the brothers returned to
Canaan and told Jacob that Joseph was alive and well, and that
he was ruler over Egypt, Jacob wept with joy.
"Let us go, my sons, to the land of Egypt," he cried.
"Joseph my son is yet alive; I will go and see him before I die."
Next morning Jacob set out from Beersheba. His sons took
Jacob their father, their wives, and their little ones, in the
wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry them. And Jacob and
all his family came to Egypt and settled there. Pharaoh was
good to them and the Children of Israel were happy in his land.
(Genesis 44:18-47:27)
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SUNDAY, JANUARY 18TH 7:30 EM.
AT TAMRA THEATRE 1,446 PEOPLE
WILL PROCLAIM LIBERTY.
MAKE SURE YOU'RE
ONE OF THEM!
The Tampa Jewish Federation Presents a Musical Spectacular for the entire
family. One performance only, celebrating the harmony of the heritages of
America and Judaism and their contribution to Freedom!
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Tampa Theatre
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7:30 EM.
Starring in person
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Lou Jacobi
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This special, one-time only,
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