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Tampa, Florida Friday, May 28,1982
Price W Cents
Campaign Still Climbing
ol Ami Dinner Dance I Jewish Federation Board of Directors
Sets June 30 as Campaign Closing Date
^ egation Kol Ami will
Its first Spring Dinner
on June 5, at 9 p.m. The
egation expects to make
In annual event.
urding to chairman, Jay
> all arrangements have been
and those who attend
treated to a spectacular
nedienne and impressionist
ly ii Michaels will be featured
ainer, and music for dining
dancing will be provided by
)rson Skorr Orchestra. An
[course gourmet kosher meal
^ing prepared by Creative
ay and Larry Schultz an-
ced that the sponsorship of
Vmi's first Year Book and
rial honoring David Zohar
eing published in conjunc-
vith the Dinner-Dance, has
than exceeded their ex-
ktions. The Schultzes said
I the commemorative booklet
[lumber more than 100 pages
oclude a roster of Kol Ami's
ers. The Journal will be
kbuted to members of the
egation, those who attend
tinner-Dance and to all of the
With the 1982 Campaign over
the $870,000 mark, and with an
excellent opportunity to reach or
exceed the million dollar figure,
the Tampa Jewish Federation
board of directors voted last week
to close the 1982 TJF-UJA Cam- '
paign on June 30. Pledges re-
ceived after July 1 will be
credited towards the 1983 Cam-
The purpose of the June 30
cutoff is to allow the Federation
Budget and Allocations Commit-
tee to budget on campaign
pledges based on the fiscal year
of July 1 June 30 of Federation
and the local agencies.
"With June 30 as the date set
for the Federation and agencies
annual meeting at the new
Hyatt Hotel, we will have a
chance to really celebrate a long
sought after and greatly needed
accomplishment," stated George
Karpay, campaign chairman.
According to Gary Alter, Fed-
eration executive director, "This
is the earliest the Tampa com-
munity has exceeded the prev-
ious years campaign total."
"However," Alter cautioned,
"we cannot stop now if we want
to meet the million dollar mark.
There is still over $140,000 is un-
realized values from 1981 as well
as an opportunity to reach many
new members of the Tampa com-
munity who have not participat-
ed in the past."
If you have not made your
pledge to the 1982 TJF-UJA
Campaign, Federation leadership
urges you to do so now. "We
want everyone to stand up and be
counted and to share in this ac-
, complishment," Karpay stated.
Billy Graham Rapped
Dissident in Stuttering Confrontation
Fund raising chairman Michael
Eisenstadt indicated that tickets,
$250 per couple are still available
by calling the synagogue office.
All proceeds will benefit Kol
Ami's building fund.
iaul Heads Israel Bonds
shall Linsky, chairman of
Bonds for the past three
has announced that M.
tm (Bill) Saul, has assumed
hairmanship of the 1982 Is-
1, a community leader for
years, has accepted the
nanship with the deep con-
[>n that the State of Israel
> other recourse, at this cri-
Itime, than to rely on the
ncan Jewish community for
pit of its economic survival.
|wky noted that in 1981, 30
after Prime Minister Ben
pn had first begun the sale of
U Bonds, $6 billion were sold
bver $2 billion have thus far
I repaid, in full and on time.
Leadership Luncheon on
Bday, June 3, will be held at
rower Club for the installa-
bf Bill Saul as chairman.
veral events for the Israel
Bill Saul heads Israel Bonds.
Bond campaign are now in the
planning stage, and an exciting
campaign will soon be under way.
Linsky noted that the VRI
instrument for pension and profit
snaring plans has produced
gratifying results. Several
Tampa businessmen have taken
the opportunity to support Israel
as they are investing retirement
funds with a high rate of interest.
Jsident Navon Considers Entering
arael's Crowded Political Arena
n said that he was
Idering a return to
fical life when his Preai-
ial term expires next
On the other hand, he
[it seek a second term
resident because he
fed the office "very
Navold told dele-
f to the meeting of the
fcal Committee of the
Jpean Parliament con-
a8 in Jerusalem.
Navon said for the time being
he was leaving both options open.
"It will take at least 8 to 9
months before I make a decision
one way or the other," he said.
The Presidency of Israel is a
prestigious but non-political
NAVON IS immensely popular
and there has been speculation in
some quarters that he might
emerge as Prime Minister in a
Labor-led government. He is one
of the relatively few Israelis of
Sephardic descent to hold high
office, in a country where
Oriental Jews comprise about 60
percent of the population.
By JUDITH KOHN
A former Jewish dissident
who emigrated from the
Soviet Union five years ago
has criticized the Rev. Billy
Graham for his conduct
during and following a con-
troversial trip to the USSR
The former dissident, Mark
Azbel, confronted Graham dur-
ing a panel discussion last
Sunday on ABC-TV's "This
Week with David Brinkley,"
following an interview with the
minister that was televised by
satellite from London. Azbel's
appearance was broadcast from
ABC-TV's studio in Washington,
GRAHAM, whose trip to the
Soviet Union has been denounced
by critics as a propaganda
triumph for the Soviet govern-
ment, had been invited there to
attend a Soviet-sponsored world
gathering of religious leaders op-
posed to nuclear war.
The minister was feted by Sov-
iet officials and at Christian
churches, where he preached the
Gospel of Jesus. Traditionally an
outspoken critic of the Soviet
Union, Graham suggested to the
press in Moscow that some re-
ligious freedoms are enjoyed in
the USSR, pointing to what he
said were the large numbers of
people who attend church serv-
In a bitter interchange with
Graham, the former Soviet dissi-
dent challenged the minister's
authority "t'o tell what goes on
with freedom of religion in Russia
attempts by Graham to respond,
Azbel attacked the minister's
suggestion that his meetings
with "the Jewish leadership" in
Moscow and with the city's chief
rabbi was anything more than a
sham. "The Jewish leadership
does not want to talk about
has nothing to do with Jews in
Moscow or anywhere," he told
Graham. "The chief rabbi in
Russia is not even qualified to be
a rabbi. You don't know that."
Azbel, whose emigration from
the Soviet Union was permitted
only after a five-year battle with
the authorities, was a founding
member of the Moscow Sunday
Seminar, established for
scientists whose positions had
been revoked by the government
upon their application for emi-
gration visas, as a way of up-
dating one another on develop-
ments in their fields.
Azbel pressed Graham to ac-
knowledge that his trip to the
USSR did not provide him with
authoritative information on the
state of religion and religious
practices in the Soviet Union. In
a lengthy emotional statement,
"WOULD YOU mind putting
it straight? You met leaders. You
bring the message from leaders
who are opposed to the people,
and this is the only thing you
know of. You do not know the
opinion of the people in Russia.
Have you met 10 common Jews
who pray, 10 common persons
who pray? Have you met people
who are in prison? Do you have
any knowledge but the knowl-
edge of the official who ap-
proached you? And if not, can
you speak in the name of the peo-
ple who are desperate in Russia
without you undermining their
The minister, interrupted at
every pause, insisted that "there
are millions of people in the Sovi-
et Union that go to church on
Sunday." But he conceded that
"restrictions" on religious prac-
tices have been in existence since
the revolution. Referring to
Soviet worshippers affected by
those restrictions, Graham
added, "... sometimes they
become stronger; sometimes they
CURRENTLY on Sabbatical
leave from Tel Aviv University,
Azbel is a professor at the
University of Pennsylvania's De-
partment of Physics. He ap-
peared on Sunday's television
panel together with Methodist
minister Edmund Robb, chair-
man of the Institute on Religion
Although Robb's comments
were less emotive than Azbel's
sharp tonguelashing, he was no
less critical of Graham's visit to
the Soviet Union.
Reform Rabbi Charges
Dirty Politics in Israel
Gerard Daniel, president
of the World Union of
charged here that obstacles
which have delayed
completion of a new Reform
synagogue in Tel Aviv were
He said he would meet
shortly with Tel Aviv
Mayor Shlomo Lehat in an
effort to have them
Daniel told the Jewish Tele-
graphic Agency that the situa-
tion surrounding the Tel Aviv
synagogue was one example why
members of the Reform move-
ment feel threatened by the at-
mosphere in the country where
religious life is dominated by the
Orthodox establishment. He
warned that "Jews in the United
States and other countries, who
have positive feelings toward Is-
rael, may turn violently against
Israel if the present situation
ACCORDING TO the Reform
leader, Israelis were not suffi-
ciently aware of the resentment,
not only among American Jews,
but hundreds of thousands of
Jews in other countries such as
France and Argentina, caused by
the strengthening of anti-Reform
measures by the Orthodox estab-
lishment in Israel.
He said the synagogue project,
in which the World Union of
Progressive Judaism has already
invested $80,000, was approved
by the city planning and zoning
commission in Tel Aviv and by
the municipality which provided
the land unconditionally. It is
being held up by the district
commission, he said.
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Senior Travel Club
Off to Bok Tower
"Bok Tower and a box lunch.
you can't beat it!" says Mary Su-.
rasky, president of the Senior
Travel Club of the Jewish Com-
The club, which is open to any-
one "55 plus" has planned a one-
day trip to the famous "singing"
carillon tower and garden in Lake
Wales for its Friday June 25 trip.
Musk and nature lovers espe-
cially will enjoy the serenity and
beauty of the 128 acre wildlife
sanctuary and quiet garden cre-
ated by the Dutch immigrant and
prominent American editor and
writer, Edward Bok.
The cost of the day's trip, in-
cluding transportation, admis-
sion, and a box lunch picnic, is
$7.25 for Senior Travel Club
members and $11 for non-mem-
bers. Pre-register by paying the
fee by June 18 at the Jewish
Community Center front desk.
The Travel Club will leave
Tampa from the JCC at 10 a.m.
and return by 5 p.m.
For other details, call 872-4451.
Seniors Save and
Learn at Simple
"That drip is costing me
money (not to mention annoy-
ance), and I can't afford a profes-
sional plumber's fee for a house-
call." That's the sentiment that
brought one 70-year-old to the
Senior Home Improvement Pro-
gram's simple home repairs
Anyone 60 or better is welcome
to the next class to be held at the
Jewish Community Center, 2808
Horatio St. in Tampa, Friday,
June 18 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Angela Martinez will demon-
strate and participants will get
actual practice solving basic
home repair problems like leaky
faucets, wall-fastener mounting,
Those attending the workshop!
need not bring tools. j
There is no charge for the
course, which is sponsored in part
through the Older Americans
Act, Florida's H.R.S. and Mana-
hill Area Agency on Aging, along
with matching funds from the
Women's Survival Center.
There is a cure for "teacher
burn-out ": change careers.
The University of Tampa's
Division of Continuing Edu-
cation will offer a nine-hour
workshop, "Alternative Careers
for Teachers," from 6:30-9:30
p.m. on June 10, 17 and 24 for i
per-person registration fee of $25.
Participants will determine
where they are in the career
changing process and map out
their struggles for making that
change. Activities will include
testing of interests and abilities,
identifying functional skills
needed for new careers, and
resume-writing and interviewing
For more information, call
Beth Taylor at 251-8786.
By LESLIE AIDMAN
(Call me about your social news
Three new babies have arrived and we knew you'd love hear-
ing about them. Racfaaal Beth Loxenberg, daughter of Dra.
Charles and Nina Loxenberg, was born at 10:54 a.m. on May 6
at Women's Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was
19" long. She has an older brother Ari, who is 20 months old.
Proud grandparents are Dr. Melvin and Pearl Luxenberg of
West Hempstead, New York and Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell Wolff of
Riverdale, New York. As if the new parents' hands aren't full
enough, Nina and Charles will be opening joint offices in Jury,
called "The Palm Harbor Eye Clinic" (in Palm Harbor). Charles
is an opthalmologist and Nina is an optometrist. Good luck and
best wishes to you on all of your good news.
Amanda Blair Bnchman made her appearance on May 3 at
7:10 p.m. at Women's Hospital. Her parents are Elliott and Iris
Buchman. Amanda has two thrilled older brothers 12-year old
Todd and 10-year old Jamd. Shirley and Jack Grant, from Ft.
Lauderdale, and Tampan, Rath Bnchman are the proud grand-
parents, and great grandparents are Eva YeBen of Michigan and
Hyman and Anna Hart of Miami. Lots of congratulations to all
Congratulations to Jack and Eileen Levine on the birth of
their second child a daughter named Dara Esther. Dara
arrived on Apr. 28 at Women's Hospital, at 11:32 a.m. She
weighed 61b. 13oz. and was 20'/i inches long. She has a mighty
excited older brother, Mat hew, who is 3-years old. Proud grand-
parents are Dave and Sally Garah and Sara and Milton Levine,
both of Monticello, New York. Great grandparnets are Sam and
Fanny Donanberg, also of Monticello.
Once again we would like to tell you where our graduating
seniors will be attending college in the fall. We know that we
don't have all of you on this list, so if you don't see your name,
and would like to, call the Floridian office (872-4470) and let us
know where you plan to continue your education:
Amy Cherry, University of Georgia; Gary Dolgin, Emory;
Emily Friedman, Southern Methodist University: Steven Glass.
University of Florida; Tare Evanaon, Emory or University of
Florida; Laurie' Mock, University of Florida; Arlene Freed,
University of Tampa; Andy Taub, Southern Illinois University;
Brace Zaikin, Florida State University; Pete KayeTUniversity
of South Florida; Elan Isaac, Oglethorpe; Alysaa Zwh-n,
University of Florida; Lisa Edelstein, Florida State University;
Marne Besterman, University of Florida; Jay Givarz,
University of Florida; Bevie Karpay, Sophie Newcomb; Kenny
Turkd, Tulane; Jennifer Fishman, Sophie Newcomb; Janet
Heller, Sophie Newcomb; Jill Levine, Sophie Newcomb; Stuart
Levine, Hofstra; Michael Gold,Tulane; David Sugar, University
of Florida; Jack Rosenkranz, Memphis State; Andrew Osiaaon,
Brown University: Marleen Bloom, Duke; Edward Busansky,
University of Pennsylvania; Shari Polar, University of Penn-
sylvania; Scott Shimburg, Northwestern; Brad Walker, Mercer;
Richard MQler, Loyola; June Sandier, University of Florida;
Suzy Friedman, Emory; Joe Goldstein, Cornell; Joey Weiaman,
University of Florida ______
Plant High School held their Annual Awards Assembly on
May 11, and I am glad to report that lots of our young friends
were star's of that big day. Receiving awards were:
Math Bowl Teams, "Alpha Team," captain, Andrew Osiaaon
and "Theta "".am," member, Jeff Backer.
Receiving gold medals were Jack Rosenkranz in Drama and
Robin Rosenberg in Forensics.
Parent-Teacher-Student Leadership award for a senior went
to Amy Cherry (who is also captain of the cheerleaders) and for a
junior, Janet Echelman. (They were among five receiving these
awards in each class.)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Award to the best math and
science student in the junior class went to Jeff Becker. Andrew
Osiaaon, received a Golden Panther as the top math student. He
has a four point average in math and completed AP calculus
(which is an advanced placement, college level program).
Our most sincere congratulations to all of these outstanding
Tres bien, Matthew, tres bien! Fourteen year old Matthew
Richter, son of Sarah and Mort Richter, was recently informed
that he placed fifth in the state on a national French test that he
was asked to take (along with a few others from his school), by
his French teacher. Matthew is in the eighth grade at Berkeley
Preparatory School and is a first year French student. Mag-
Our congratulations to Mike Steinberg who just recently
passed the Bar Exam and was sworn in by his father (who is a
curuit court judge), Judge Ralph Steinberg, with his mother.
Marlene Steinberg, looking on with pride. Mike graduated from
the University of Florida Law School. He will soon be suiting
work at the Hillsborough Count vState Attorney's Office.
Carol Alter, daughter of Gary and Barbara will be on the tube
soon, so be sure to tune in. Carol wul be a guest on the "Phil
Donahue Show" on Friday, June 4 at 9 a.m., on Channel 10 She
will be discussing the high cost of college in the 80s. Carol is
completing her first year of medical school at George Wash-
ington University Medical School, in DC. She is a member of a
political activist group, the American Federation of Medical
Students. We'll be in our living rooms watching, Carol!
Boy did LO Wefaberg and RowaaaSchradaki just havelBt,|
velous 15-day trip to Israel. They want together on a Conrtl
Tour that would cover Tel Aviv, Haifa, and six days in j^J
salem plus many day long side trips. They flew out of New Yort I
on what would be Lil's first trip to Israel, and Rowena *
returning after 16 years (which was the time of her last Kip,
Israel.) We know you must havehad a wonderful time.
Paul and Sandy Solomon entertained at their new North DaJ
home in honor of the house guests of Jan and Dick SUver, Jifc
Harold and Roz Lavien, of Sharon, Mass. Here is an inteiwaal
fact Hal is Jan Silver's brother and Roz is Dick Silver's sistt I
Attending the little social in Hal and Roz's honor were Sos>|
and Jerrv Altaian. Merva and Rotfe Evenaon, Minna and Barak]
Kane, Al and Sandy Kornhaueer, Florence and Al MaaakfcJ
Leta and Alvfa Saviett, andJ>orothy and Peter Salm.
Scott Shhnberg, son of Elaine and Hinka Shhnberg, will hiJ
a part in the University of South Florida's production of "Weil
Side Story" this summer. Scott just graduated from Berkefejl
Preparatory School and will be joining his sister, Karea, J
Northwestern, in Evanston, 111., in the fall. Break a leg, Scottl"
We have an artist in our midst! Lynn Zakem is showing so* I
of her works for the second time at a June 5 art show to be hall
at the National Art Company in their 5400 West Waters A vena I
store, from 10-4. One may enter their paintings in any of si
categories including: still-life, seascape, wildlife, landscape, p*|
traits, and abstract. Lynn works in oil and will be entering a in I
of her works this time. All entries will be judged and the H
will be awarded ribbons. Good hack, Lynn!
Three rousing cheers for 15-year old Sheri .
daughter of Jerry and Lynn Brownstein, who recently broke u,
district record for the 100 yard "breaatstroke" at a Distort
High School swim meet. Sheri, who is a sophomore at Platf
High School, swims on the school team. She went on to coal
pete in a state meet held in Winter Haven, as one of three swiaf
mers competing in the breaststroke from this district (whichia)
dudes Hifisborough, Pinellas, and SaraaoU). Congratulat-1
Rabbi Susan Berman (who many of you may remember f
in for Rabbi Frank Sundheim of Congregation Schaarai:
during a summer sabbatical) is receiving a masters of art I
Hebrew Letters from Hebrew Union College-Jewish InstituttJ
Religion. Giving the address at the ordination will be "
Sally Prieaand, on the 10th anniversary of her ordination astt
first female rabbi.
Recently Gary Alter, executive director of Tampa Je
Federation, and a new member of the downtown Rotary I
was asked to be one of four speakers featured at a Rotary 1
eon meeting, all speaking on the subject, "How I Got WhwJ
Our friend Barney Libbins informs us that he and his I
Harriet, and their 15-year old grandson, Matthew Seifter, i
spend two months this summer in South Fallsburg, New Y
at Muknanda Yoga Ashram ( a resort where people visit
practice'yoga). Upon their return to TampaIjp.July, Barney^
begin rehearsals as choir director at Congregation Rot
restful summer, Barneygarnet, and Matthew.
Happy birthday to all of our wonderful friends at the Je
Towers who celebrated their special day this month. "
wonderful people include:
Eva Lurk, Celia Fagan, Rae Haitow, Louis Sean,
Cuebas, Darthy Dolitan, Zina Chain, Nathan Polak, Lurenai
brey, Pearl Quinn, Alice Pizzolato, Dorothy Kantor, S
Aronaon, Esther Weinberg, May Cohen, Harry RabioowiU.i
Sylvia Aronow, and a real happy anniversary to four setn
lovebirds who celebrate their anniversaries this month: Mr.f
Mrs. Jack Schuster, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Godell. Mr, and \
Nathan Polak, and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Backman.
The Jewish Towers recently held a special birthday teij
which time in addition to honoring the birthday residents,^
cial friends of the Jewish Towers were also recognized. A
Spector, entertainment chairman, Mary Cuebas, decoraU
chairman, and Mandy DeJeaua, social chairman
Rabbi Kenneth Berger, gave the invocation; Walter I
president of the Jewish Towers, gave birthday wishes to tj
group; Merv Sayder was the accompanist for the mutf*
program; Charles Rumore led the group in singing ''tit'
Birthday''; Anne Spector led the Towerettes in performing t
songs; Dorothy Kantor played a jazz piano rendition; He.
Weill played guitar folk songs; Barney Libbin sang W
opera; and Mercedes Porredon performed a SpanishMJ
Following an inspirational thought presented by NettieM"
Anne Spector presented a gift of fans from the Jewish Iff"
Residents Association for the rec room in memory
Don't miss the first meeting of Pioneer Women on Ju!
This organization, for the woman interested in intellectual
self-improvement oriented programs and projects
towards aiding local civic activities will want to at^fnd .
Costa, Tampa Tribune news editor, will apeak on "Cn??1u^
News" followed by a question and answer period, tau.
Cooper at 961-9689 for reservations and more information
Meet Sylvia and Max SUverman who moved to a conda
ium in Carrollwood about a month ago. The Silvermansi
here from Mt. Vernon, New York, but are both 0"8m'"JL
Westchester, New York. Max and Sylvia worked J0**^
their business of manufacturing boutique belts but a
retired now. Over the next few months they will be going
and forth to New York to check on their business whicn tnw
retain, but they hope to stay in Tampa permanentiyJ j
tember. Bv the wav. Svlvia'a sister resides in ""*.,
Levkaaon of Rocky a Headlinea." The SUvermans M"
children, Cindy Bayer who resides in upstate New Yow~j
three children. Biny, Peggy, and Steven, and th"rTrma,
Silverman is a car salesman residing in Ventura, Ca^oi
his wife Kathy and their two children, Nicole and ""H^f
enjoys playing cards and Mah Jong and bowling ana
to play gin. Were awfully glad that yall are here w
Sylvia a warm welcome to you.
Friday. May 28,1962
The Jewish Fk>ri4itiii of Tampa
jnsky to Chair WD Reception Committee
Sherman to Conduct Workshop
Franci Rudolph, president of
L Tampa Jewish Federation
[omen's Division, has an-
iunced the appointment of
fancy Linsky as chairman of the
ception Committee for the
lomen's Division Florida
/ional Conference, to be held
the Host International Hotel
Tampa, on Wednesday and
hursday, June 2 and 3.
Marsha Sherman, past presi-
bnt of the TJF Women's Divi-
0n, who serves on the Florida
.gion Women's Division Cam-
ign Cabinet Board will conduct
in- of the workshops, and has
en on the planning committee
|r the conference. Sherman
ated "The conference is de-
gned to educate and expose
omen leaders to the social and
tonomic issues facing their com-
hunities; to stimulate their in-
fcrest in using their knowledge
rid ability to seek solutions. The
ticipants will have intense
tteraction and dialogue with one
nother, the speakers and the re-
aurces. This will be a very
nique experience which will de-
velop lasting esprit de corps and
an informal network of people
committed to the improvement
and quality of Jewish life."
Nancy Linsky reported, "We
are truly enthusiastic about
having this timely program in
Tampa and plan a lovely re-
ception and many ways to
welcome the participants."
The Leadership Conference
Herb Swarzman Elected to AIPAC National Council
At the national conference of
he American Israel Public Af-
tirs Committee on May 10 and
II in Washington, D.C., Herb
Iwarzman was elected to the Na-
AIFAC is a national organiza-
im that lobbies on behalf of Is-
pel and is supported entirely by
American Jewry. Known in the
ess as the "Israeli Lobby,"
klPAC is responsible for con-
vincing members of the Congress
nd administration to support
srael. Current issues being lob-
lied are: the Kemp-Bingham Bill
vhich requires the United States
i suspend its membership in the
J.N. and discontinue its support
Israel is asked to leave; the for-
aid bill which will provide
!'/, billion to Israel in 1962; a
etter written to the President by
embers of Congress against
is sales to Jordan, etc.
AIPAC is organized around
pfficers, an executive committee
ad approximately 100 members
bf the National Council rep-
senting all geographic areas of
Ithe country. The National Coun-
politics in Hillsborough County
and was a delegate to the 1980
Republican National Convention.
He recently joined with Dr. Gor-
don Saskin of Pinellas County to
create BAYPAC, a bipartisan
political action committee com-
posed of members of the Jewish
Community of Tampa, St.
Petersburg and Clearwater to
support candidates for Federal
office based on their support of
Israel. Swarzman is treasurer of
the Tampa Jewish Federation
and serves as a member of its Ex-
Committee has planned a high
impact, action-packed two days
with top calibre speakers such as
Harriet Sloane, UJA National
Women's Division chairman;
Harriet Zimmerman, scholar-in-
residence for the conference, who
is on the UJA National Ex-
ecutive Committee; Sara Ehrman
(guest speaker at the Wednesday
evening dinner) is the director of
political education, American Is-
rael Public Affairs Committee
(AIPAC), Washington; Fran
Ginsberg, UJA National
Women's Division director and
several top Florida women
conducting the workshops.
Workshops on Wednesday in-
clude: "Training for trainers";
"Solicitor Training"; "Organiza-
tion and Facilitation the perfect
meeting"; "Transmitting Jewish
Values: Generation to Genera-
tion"; "Jewish Women in
History"; "The Changing Jewish
Family." Thursdays workshops
include: "Group Problem
Solving"; "Running A Caucus";
"Rating or Gift Guiding -
Philosophy & Techniques";
"Outreach and Recruitment:
The conference begins at noon
on June 2 with registration and
workshops continuing during the
afternoon. Tampa Women's
Division is hosting a cocktail
party from 5:30-6:30 p.m. before
the banquet, and workshops will
follow the banquet. Thursday's
agenda includes breakfast at 8
a.m. with workshops, seminars,
lunch and wrap-up at o p.m.
Federation Women's Division
and campaign leadership will
participate in the two-day event
and anyone interested in attend-
ing all or part of the conference is
invited to call Rhoda Davis,
Women's Division director at
872-4451 for additional details
"We have a unique oppor-
tunity to participate in what will
be a very exciting conference
right here in our back yard,"
Rudolph stated, "We hope that
many of Tampa's women will at-
tend and be able to hear and meet
the excellent speakers and na-
tional leaders that will be here in
Tampa," President Rudolph con-
For life, health,
Joseph B. Kerstein
5600 Mariner Street. Suite 218
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 872 9195 or 876-6655
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to Hold Annual Meeting
The annual joint meeting of the Tampa Jewish Federation,
Jewish Community Center, Tampa Jewish Social Service, and
the Hillel School of Tampa is being planned for Wednesday,
June 30, at the new Hyatt Regency Hotel in beautiful downtown
Plans are underway for an exciting, memorable, informative
meeting. New officers and boards will be jointly installed
many more awards given, and special guest speaker will be the
Honorable Elaine Bloom, former state representative, currently
the Florida Federation's Legislative Lobbyist.
The dessert and coffee affair at the new hotel is being featured
as a first for Tampa. June 30 will also be celebrated as the last
day of the 1982 Campaign. The community is invited. Circle the
date on your calendar now!
Singles Mission to Israel
Planned for July 18-28
The Tampa Jewish Federation,
[in cooperation with the United
Jewish Appeal National Singles
Mission, invites all single Jewish
young adults 22 to 40 years of
age, to participate in the National
United Jewish Appeal Singles
Mission to Israel from July 18 to
The program calls for 10 days
of intensive travel and study in
Israel, with total immersion into
Israeli life, ideas and ideals, in-
cluding special emphasis on con-
tact with young single Israelis.
The cost is $1,730 per person
from New York, and is all in-
clusive. The Tampa Jewish
Federation will make arrange-
ments for non-interest loans to
qualified applicants interested in
the mission program. (See details
of ad in this issue).
Don Weinbren, attorney with
Trenam, Simmons, has been ap-
pointed to chair the mission pro-
gram for the Tampa Jewish
For mddit"*"' information,
.lease contact the Tamps Jewish
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The Shavuot Holiday
We begin the celebration of Shavuot on Thursday
evening, followed by two days of the observance Fri-
day and Saturday. The holiday falls within a week of
the international observance of Jerusalem Day, offi-
cially marked last Friday, in honor of the unification
of Jerusalem during the Six-Day War of June, 1967.
Both oberservances echo Israel's return to free-
dom Shavuot comes seven weeks after Passover,
the holiday that marks the Exodus from Egypt.
Shavuot, among other names, is known as Hag ha-
Kazir ("Harvest Feast"), thus underscoring its sig-
nificance as one of the three pilgrim festivals (Deut.
16:16), and marking the end of the barley and begin-
ning of the wheat harvest.
But Shavuot is also known as Z'man mattan Tora-
tenu (" the time of the giving of our Torah"), in com-
memoration of the Ten Commandments which were
presented by God to Moses on Mount Sinai. In any
case, it was during the Jewish wanderings in the
desert in preparation for the return from slavery in
Egypt that the ancient Israelites became the recipi-
ents and keepers of God's law.
It is the coincidence of this aspect of the return to
freedom and the celebration of Jerusalem Day, the
reunification of a divided Jerusalem 15 years ago.
that both observances today emphasize their highest
Mr. Reagan's Afterthought
All of the social and economic issues embodied in
the four major amendments to the United States
Constitution that the Administration is pressing for
today are controversial to the point of white heat.
Efforts to control abortion, prayer in the schools,
busing and a balanced budget encourage enthusiastic
debate to the point of public anger on both sides of
The argument has already been made that the Ad-
ministration, especially in the case of the proposed
amendments on abortion and prayer in the schools,
appears to be emphasizing these particular social
items because President Reagan has thus far been
unsuccessful in his economic programs designed to
control a runaway budget.
Those who make this point seem to want us to
know that the President is in effect attempting to
pay back political debts he owes to the extreme
rightwing which he incurred during the 1980 cam-
Be that as it may, the proposed prayer amendment
gives nothing to any of the social and economic is-
sues embodied in the other amendment proposals
either in heat or controversy.
Whatever reason Mr. Reagan has to press for
prayer in the schools, he is a difficult man to convince
otherwise once he has put his stamp on an issue.
Some are questioning whether or not the President's
stature and knowledge give him the authority sin-
cerely to believe that the imposition of voluntary
school prayers would not pose a type of emotional
threat to youngsters in a classroom.
Still, Mr. Reagan joined the issue with his now
famous (or infamous) statement: "No one will ever
convince me that a moment of voluntary prayer will
harm a child or threaten a school or state." Whatever
the President may think, however, is beside the
point. The Constitution spoke on this basic issue
long before Mr. Reagan ever really thought about it.
So have the courts.
Ah Ed Asner, SayJt^Ain 't So
THE DISTINGUISHED la-
bor columnist, Victor Riesel. baa
written an article on Ed Aener
fKi stuns. One doe* not expect
such mealy-mouth eatabhsh-
mentarianism from a man who U
alleged to have lost his eyesight
in the cause of his anti-establish-
Rkssel argues that Asners
claim is specious that he and his
network series. 'Lou Grant." lost
their jobs to a new national
blacklist force reminiscent of the
Joe McCarthy era. particularly.
as McCarthy and his henchmen
focused on what were purported
to be Communist activities a-
mong Broadway theatre and
Hollywood movie stars.
RIESEL IS especially irritated
by Asners reference to the new
biaddisters as Yahoos, those per-
haps not too fictional figures in
Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's
Travels.' who are crude and vul-
gar and uneducated and who
therefore ride tall in the saddle of
On the contrary, says Rieael.
Asner and the "Lou Grant"
series went out of business be-
cause the series was "dull, unreal,
and a weird characterization of
city editors few of us ever knew in
our city-room days." a television
critique weird in itself to be made
by a sightless person.
If this is in the category of
cruel commentary, then consider
that Rieael is himself cruel, if not
downright inaccurate. One may
perhaps consider that Asners
charge that there is a new black-
list, by which he really means a
new Ronald Reagan enemies list,
to be in the nature of something
concocted in Asners own fantasy
world, a fact in the form of fic-
tion, pure speculation at best and
still to be documented.
BUT ONE can not rewrite his-
tory, as Riesel has done in his Ed
Asner column, to downgrade the
power or the danger of the old
blacklist days under the fiery
aegis of Joseph R. McCarthy.
For example, argues Riesel. it
is not true that "leftists were
driven from their Beverly Hills
swimming pools into exile ... To
the contrary. anti-Communists
were blacklisted by the left, and
where this wasn't possible, the
anti-Communists were harassed,
maligned and often lost starring
roles and the sales of movie
scripts that would have brought
them scores of thousands of pre-
in Ration dollars."
If you don't believe him. de-
clares Riesel. just consider that
"Today there are still those in
Hollywood and one man in the
White House who remember
how the late Western stars. Ward
Bond and John Wayne, suffered
under constant assault."
The sad professional ex-
perience of Larry Parks, whose
career died overnight after it was
launched by his highly-successful
performsnce in "The Jolson
Story." sets the fie to Riesel's
myth-making. Does the man in
the White House remember
Parks, too? Or the life and work
of the harmonica virtuoso. Larrv
AND YOU have only to reread
the experienced perceptions of
one of America's distinguished
dramatists who lived through it
as a first-hand observer. Lillian
Hellman, to know just how real
the McCarthy impact was on
Broadway and Hollywood. And,
m the end, just how wild and
irresponsible Riesel s column is
on this subject
In affect, Rieael casts the vil-
lain as victim and the victim as
villain, a process he seems to be
learning moat effectively from
the very people who got Ed As-
ner in the fust place, and whose
stooge Riesel ought not to be. not
if he is to continue in his role as a
journalist martyred in the cause
of the common man
Riesel's alliance with the Res
ganites in this "ntr is very
real indeed. Already, he speaks
the language of their ambiguities
and innuendo Arguing further
that it was the leftists who did all
the damage in the McCarthy as-
sault on Hollywood and Broad-
way, not the anti-Communists.
Riesel writes: "The leftists
smeared one Jewish star as an
anti-Semite. Only his fame and
talent kept him in pictures."
WHY THE sudden ano-
nymity? Why the sudden eoft
treatment? The answer is that to
speak specifically of John Gar-
field would be to lay the question (
to rest by sound, not subjective,.
explanation. It is precisely the
generality of Riesel's statement
that rekindles in the average
reader's mind the canard that all
Jews are Communists except
those rare birds like Gsrfield who
aren't, or weren't, and they are
victimized in the end by their
own co-religinists who label them
Riesel s propagandistk equa-
tion is stated in the negative: a-
mong Jews, to be anti-Com-
munist is to be anti-Jewish It is,
in its own way, as Yahoo as any-
thing else, including Riesel's per-
sistent references to the
McCarthy vultures as anti-Com-
munist and their victims as left-
ist when, of course, not all leftists
are Communists: when, in fact,
the best leftists are anti-Commu-
nist; while McCarthy and his ilk.
far from being anti-Communist,
were simply unmentionable, if
And. in this context, need any-
one be reminded that Ed Asner
is. of course, Jewish?
I AM MOVED here to argue
that what disturbs me most
about the entire affair is the pres-
sure that wss brought to bear on
CBS-TV to fire Ed Asner and
drop the series in which he
starred. Riesel-type arguments as
to the dramatic success or failure
of the series are quite irrelevant
in an electronic wasteland of tele-
vision where the Yahoos reaf/y
ride tall in the saddle, where con-
siderations such as artistic or
social merit are a profound obsce-
And Riesel's observation that
Charieton Heston. the perennia
Moses of the Pacific, "hasn't
liked Asner for a long time and
dotsn't believe Lou Grant'
should be SAC (Screen Actors
Guild i president" would be
wicked if it weren't so divinely
But even more important than
these considerations is why CBS-
TV succumbed to the pressure.
Needed is s public examination of
the nature of the pressure. It is
by now widely acknowledged
that the White House has a sys-
tem of teletype monitors that
permits it to preview corres-
pondents' copy in transmission
and to argue newspapers out of
publishing the copy or into
"softening" it even before the
newspapers themselves have had
a chance to make their own deci-
THIS IS one giant step beyond
the Nixon "Truth Squads" that
crisscrossed the country in that
mad President's cause. la the
perennial FCC threat not to
renew a broadcaster's license the
next weapon in the Reagan Ad-
ministration's escalation of the
war against free speech?
Was "Lou Grant" an early vic-
tim of such First Amendment re-
pression? That is what the public
needs to know. Without this
knowledge, efforts such as Rie-
sel's to dskn that the show fell
victim to the TV audience's
boredom with its alleged dullness
are an absurdity. Mainly, it does
not square with the initial CBS
reaction to the Kimberiey-Clan:
cancellation of the aeries, who,
network officials assured every.
body that there were other spoo-
sors literally lined up in the wimp
eager to take over.
Having said all of this. I mist
in the end argue that Ed Asner,
fate, in itself, does not move me.
When Asner helped giths
$25,000 in the form of medical aid
to be sent to El Salvador. I M
myself shocked. That was mart
then a statement of humani-
tarianism It was s politic*!
IT WAS A statement reman*
cent of the era of American tup.
port for the Viet Cong at a time
when thousands of young Ameri-
cans were dying in that struggle
against a Cong triumph in Viet-
nam. I wrote then, and I writ
again, that our failure in Vietnam
would cost us dearly m Latin
America and the Middle Esa.
Others also said so, and the
assertion has since proven to be
No American is happy about
what happened in Vietnam. Some
believe we should not have ban
there in the first place Othen,
like me, feel that our defeat wait
national tragedy, and that the
price of that defeat has yet to be
paid. Many are still too repressed
to be able to talk about it All are
unanimous in sharing a sense of
guilt of one sort or another be-
cause of that national involve-
One thing for sure: Noons was
prepared for Ed Asners crusade
in El Salvador. In an interview in
the Summer 1962 issue of
"Inside" Magazine. Asner tells
California freelance writer John
Mendenhall: "I go with my in-
stincts, and I go with the facts.''
This sounds like a line out of any
old "Lou Grant" script, it is thit
inspired. Then Asner adds: "I
also know, and am delighted,
that most people in this country
aren't fooled by 'that election
(Duarte's and D Aubisson s in El
THE TRUTH more nearly is
that most Americans wouldn't
know who Duarte and D Aubis-
son are if they fell over them. But
they do know that to send assist-
ance to the rebels of El Salvador
is somehow to defy the national
consciousness, the national sense
of guilt which causes Americans
to suffer enough without having
Ed Asners around to raise the
spectre of the past for them
Asner does not. He says quite
frankly: "I think most of the
negative response to me comes
from people who have been afraid
to open their mouths all their
lives. The way I used to feel
about Jane Fonda when she was
stirring up that hornet's nest in
the Vietnam era. I agreed witn
her. but I resented the hell out of
her. I was jealous, maybe
Jealous that she got to unburden
herself like that."
IT IS JUST in this thst I part
company with him, slthougn
Asner would have a handy ex-
planation for it. "I see a lot of
Jews falling away from their tra-
ditional liberal values.'' sn ob-
servation he makes on how Jew-
ish people tend to react to him
and his problems these days
Is it too glib, too facile? Well,
neither more nor less than the
distinction Asner makes between
himself and Lou Grant, the
character, is too glib, too facile
To the Mendenhall question,
"And what would Lou Grant
think of this guy in the news, Ed
AanerT", the ready Aaner reply
"Lou would probably be un-
impressed by some guy shooting
his mouth off in public. But bed
punch anyoody in the nose who
tried to atop him." That's exactly
how I feel about such anybody*
who try to control everybody
soon as they fall into a measure ol
power. Whether they call the-
salves Ronald Reagan. Or Victor
f, May 28,1982
inaian of Tampa
[Let's Build Jewish Family and Strong
Community' Says JWB Exec.
IICAGO "The weakening
sense of identity among
Irican Jews can only be
Itered by strengthening the
|sh family and building a
ng Jewish community."
hat was the assertion of
Jiur Rotman, executive vice-
f dent of JWB, at the organi-
TJn's biennial convention
h closed May 16 at the
majority of American Jews
uncommitted and unaffili-
Rotman said. "Jewish
nunity and continuity today
threatened by the increasing
of intermarriage. The chil-
i of these mixed marriages are
particular need of the com-
otman singled out the Jewish
nmunity Center as the one in-
ution in American Jewish life
; can best deal with these pro-
iMany otherwise unaffiliated
lilies and individuals who
i to reject and direct involve-
[it in anything Jewish do be-
i involved in the Center. For
,', it is their only connection
[Similarly, the Jewish Com-
ity Center is the one connec-
that many intermarried
lies and their children have
fuming to another key pro-
Rotman said, "Less than
ercent of Jewish children re-
ie any kind of Jewish educa-
te Even among those who do, a
pit study shows that Jewish
cation alone is not enough to
I a sense of Jewish identity.
[The efforts of our Jewish edu-
onal institutions need to be
^forced by experiences and as-
ations which have the
ability of strengthening Jew-'
[The Jewish Community Cen-
I provides reinforcement to the
formal Jewish educational
titution. It is also a primary
of Jewish learning for many
! more than 60 percent of our
ng people who receive no for-
I Jewish education.
[The JCC is not in competition
ph the synagogue and tne tor-
Jewish school," Rotman as-
"It complements the
agogue and the school. But
kre important, the JCC reaches
Significant portion of the corn-
not reached by any other
otman also referred to the
enomenon of increasing Jewish
|'We now have a wave of mig-
ration within America," he said
"In the South and West, where
barely a handful of Jews lived a
generation ago, now there are
tens of thousands. Younger
families move from one place to
another every five years.
"Centers have responded to
this Jewish mobility. They not
only welcome the newcomers into
their local communities, but they
are now working on establishing
a national Jewish Community
Center network so that Jews on
the move can find an immediate
welcome in the new community,
picking up with their Jewish ac-
tivities in the new JCC."
Rotman stated that "one of
every six Jews will be over 65 by
the end of the 1980s. There are
approximately 180,000 Jewish
older adults taking part in exten-
sive recreational and educational
programs conducted by JCCs.
"Whether it be the newcomer,
the marginal Jew, the aged or the
intermarried, the Jewish Com-
munity Center is uniquely
equipped to deal with them, to
meet their special needs and inte-
grate them into the community.
By so doing, the JCC builds Jew-
Rotman saw the "JCC as a
natural partner with the Jewish
Federation, the central agency
responsible for fund-raising and
"When the Center builds Jew-
ish identity, when it develops
wholesome Jewish family living,
when it makes connections for its
community with communities
worldwide, when it develops
leadership for the community,
when it takes the lead in putting
together coalitions of agencies-in
all these ways it is building Jew-
ish community. By doing so, it
expresses its confidence in the fu-
ture of a viable Jewish life in
JWB is the network of and cen-
tral service agency for some 276
Jewish Community Centers, YM
and YWHAs and camps in the
U.S. and Canada serving more
than one million Jews.
It serves the entire North
American Jewish community in
informal Jewish education and
Jewish culture through the JWB
Lecture Bureau, Jewish Media
Service, JWB Jewish Book
Council, JWB Music Council and
projects related to Israel.
JWB is also the U.S. govern-
ment-accredited agency for serv-
ing the religious, Jewish educa-
tional and recreational needs of
Jewish military personnel, their
families and hospitalized patients
in VA hospitals.
JWB is supported by Federa-
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Chiles to Speak at Towers
Sen. Lawton Chiles (D., Fl.) will speak at an open meet-
ing at the Jewish Towers Friday, June 4 at 2:15 p.m. "He
will talk about the upcoming budget and other pressing
current affairs. We invite the public to join with us for this
important meeting," said Juliet Rodriguez, manager of
the Jewish Towers. Located next to the Jewish Com-
munity Center, the Jewish Towers is at 3001 Deleon St.
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T7i Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Andrew Osiason Named Plant Valedictorian
By JUDITH ROSENKRANZ
It is a fact. Andrew Osiason, son of Burton and
Lorna Osiason. will be the fifth consecutive
valedictorian of H.B. Plant High School who is a
member of Congregation Schaarai Zedek.
Not only is it a matter of synagogue affiliation,
all five have been confirmands of Congregation
Schaarai Zedek. In 1978, it was Robin Haas; in
1979. Tom Barkin; in 1980. Beth Osiason
(Andrew's first cousin); in 1981, Brad Haas and
now it is Andrew Osiason.
Now. there have been other high schools with
Schaarai Zedek valedictorians. We mention Lisa
Meyer at Leto High in 1982 and Sam Weiner at
Jesuit in 1980, but they were not part of a line of
succession such as this one.
Rabbi Frank Sundheim, rabbi of Congregation
Schaarai Zedek for the past 16 years, commented,
"I note with pride that five consecutive confir-
mands of our temple have been recognized for
their scholarship at Plant. Besides being bright,
they are all very fine young people of whom I'm
Andrew will graduate May 31 from Plant High
with a 4.662 average out of a possible four points.
That's right. The extra points derive from taking
honors classes. He *as selected by the senior
class as Most Likely to Succeed and was the de-
signer of the cover of the yearbook. At the senior
awards assembly, he received a Golden Panther in
math indicating his being the top math student.
He was also honored for being captain of the
Alpha Math Bowl Team. He was a participant in
the Math Bowl all three of his high school years.
Andrew is president of Mu Alpha Theta, math
honor society, treasurer of National Honor
Society and a member of I Dare You. a society for
students who have made straight As in two
consecutive quarters. He also is a member of Gold
and Black which represents service to the school,
scholastics, citizenship and athletics.
"Being valedictorian is something 1 always
wanted to be. but I really didn't plan on it. I did
my best, but didn't compete with anyone.''
Andrew told us. He was quick to add that of his
years in school, his senior year was by far the
Providence. R.I. and Brown University is
Andrew's next stop, but that wilLtaot be un-
familiar territory. Providence is 4us mother's
home town and her school. Pembroke (now part of
co-ed Brown) was the girl's college of Brown. "I
didn't even apply to my dad's alma mater,
Wharton. I really wanted to go to Brown.'' said
Andrew. He knows there are aunts, uncles,
cousins and a grandmother, Ida Paster, in Provi-
dence who are delighted that he will be there.
Selected as one of the Tampa Times honor stu-
dents, he is considering pre-med as his course of
study and feels that computer science and
engineering and math will be his back ups should
he change his mind.
This summer Andrew will be returning to
Camp Coleman in Cleveland. Ga. for this tenth
summer. He will be a counselor, swimming in-
structor and tennis teacher. "I teach better than I
play it." Andrew laughingly said.
Neal. Andrew's brother, is a senior pre-law stu-
dent at the University of Florida in Gainesville
and Lauren, their sister, is a junior at Emory Uni-
versity Nursing School in Atlanta.
Ask Lorna and Burt Osiason about their family
and they smile so wide you can't help but smile
* Weddings *
Sandra Dorothy Davis and
Solomon Joseph Fleischman, Jr.
were married Sunday, May 23 at
Avila Golf and Country Club.
Rabbi Kenneth Berger and Can-
tor William Hauben officiated.
The bride is the daughter of
Mrs. Teenie Davis Grossman,
Atlanta, and Dr. D.J. Davis,
Atlanta, and the granddaughter
of Mrs. Beatrice Woolf, Tampa,
and the late Jack Woolf. She is a
part-time high school instructor
at the Hillsborough County
Stockade and co-owner of the
Let's Get Married, Inc. Bridal
The groom, son of Mrs. Paulint
Fleischman. Tampa, and "Salty'
Sol Fleischman, Anna Maria
Island and Sun City Center, is a
partner in the architectural firm
of Fleischman and Garcia.
The bride was attended by
Diana Guzy. Chicago, and best
man was the groom's brother,
Martin Fleischman, Miami.
Ushers were Jeffrey Shear and
Stephan Shear, cousins of the
There were many parties for
this couple including a black-tie
cocktail party given by Mr. and
Mrs. John Annis, Mr. and Mrs.
William Blizzard, Mr. and Mrs.
Edwardo Garcia, Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Hirsch and Mr. and Mrs.
The weekend of the wedding
the bride's aunt and uncle, Mr.
and Mrs. L. David Shear held a
Friday evening dinner at then-
home for the out-of-town guests.
Saturday afternoon following
services there was a luncheon at
Congregation Rodeph Sholom
and Sunday morning there was a
brunch at the Host International
Hotel for the out-of-town guests.
Several luncheons and showers
were given in honor of the bride.
Mr. and Mrs. Sol Fleischman, Jr.
The wedding reception was
hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Grossman and Mrs. Beatrice
The couple will make their
home in Tampa.
Martha A. Curtis and David
M. Boggs are pleased to an-
nounce their marriage in Tampa
on Apr. 22.
The bride is the daughter of
Mrs. Genevieve W. Curtis. St.
Petersburg Beach, and Wakeman
B. Curtis, Biloxi, Miss. A gradu-
ate of the University of South
Florida and the University of
Florida Law School, she is an at-
torney with the firm of Mac-
farlane, Ferguson, Allison and
The groom is the son of Mrs.
Patricia M. Boggs, Cincinnati
and O. Merrill Boggs. Peoria Hi.
He is a graduate of the Universi-
ty of Cincinnati, undergraduate
and law school, and New York
University graduate law tax pro-
He is treasurer of the Jewish
Community Center and chairman
of the JCC Budget and Finance
Committee. He is also actively
involved with the Athletic Com-
mittee of the JCC. He is an at-
torney with the firm Macfarlane,
Ferguson, Allison and Kelly.
The couple will reside on Davis
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Hillel 8th Grade Class to Graduate
asSwT f HUW,> 8tH GradC Cla88 WiU graduate on Ju~ 10. Students
fle/icw Erros, daughter of Mrs.
Yael Efros, Tampa. She will
attend Tampa Prep.
Andrew Gordimer, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Richard Gordimer.
Tampa. He will attend Tampa
Lisa Golson, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William Golson, Clearwater.
She will attend Tampa Prep.
Suzanne Levine, daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. Joseph Levine, Tampa.
She will attend Adams Junior
Andrew Lynn, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Lynn, Tampa. He
will at tend Jesuit High School.
Wendy Raber, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Douglas Raber, Temple
Terrace. She will attend Tampa
Tracy Mehler, daughter of Rabbi
and Mrs. Peter Mehler, Clear-
Alene Levison, daughter of Mrs.
Belle Levison, Tampa.
Meryl (I) and Sharon Pershes,
daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Pershes, Tampa. They will attend
Adams Junior High.
It was a big decision choosing a book at the Hillel School Book Fair
last week. You could pick books from many categories and all age
groups. Deciding on the right book (from left) were Sharon Pershes,
Meryl Pershes, Tracy Mehler, and Beth Mock.
Stephen Zielonka, son of Dr. and
Mrs. Carl Zielonka, Tampa. He
will attend Tampa Prep.
The students of the Hillel School incorporated history and Judaic stu-
dies into a Living History project. They interviewed guests during the
Book Fair to realize how history and memoirs will give them a greater
appreciation of Judaism in the 1980's. Interviewing Sylvia Richman, a
Holocaust survivor, are (from left) Lisa Petillo, Mrs. Richman, Kari
Solomon, and Orly Mallin. ... t
photo: Audrey Haubenstock
Mascagni's fiery Cavalleria
Kusticana will be the Matinee
Opera Theatre's offering Satur-
day, June 5, 7:30 p.m. at the
Jewish Towers, Tampa and Mon-
day, June 28 at the Jewish Com-
munity Center in Port Richey at
Featured will be soprano Jona-
lyn Hill-Bey, St. Petersburg,
tenor Dino di Liberti, Clearwater,
baritone Lothar Bergeest, Clear-
water, mezzo-soprano Rena Lau-
rent, Largo, mezzo-saprano
Diedre Riegal, Clearwater, and
contralto Debbie Prucha, Indian
Since this is a one-act opera,
the program will be supplement-
ed by a short concert in which
new area singers will be featured.
Federation Renews TOP
Jewish Foundation Affiliation
The Tampa Jewish Federation
Board of Directors last week ex-
tended its association with the
Tampa, Orlando, Pinellaa (TOP)
Jewish Foundation, agreeing to
fund their share of administrative
expense for the coming year.
Tampa shares the operational
expenses of the Top Jewish
Foundation with the Orlando and
Pinellaa County Federations.
Joel Breitstein, executive
director of TOP, reported that
the Foundation now has over SI
million in known assets and that
a number of wills have named the
Foundation as a beneficiary.
The actual budget recommend-
ation to the board of directors
will be made by the Budget and
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The 1982 confirmation class of Congregation
Schaarai Ledek is pictured before the ark with
Rabbi Frank N. Sundheim. Front row (from left)
Regina Dobrovitsky, Kimberly M. Edelson, Mar-
got Elaine Borkowf Levin, Karla Anne Edelson,
Michelle F. Hen ware. Michelle Dawn Fishman
llene (Jail Kelman, Jeanne M. Lazarus, Rabbi
Sundheim. Second row: Laurie Glasser, Frances
Koch Heller, nooin L. Bloom, Betsy Allison
Shimberg. Li la Polur, Helene Sandra Wallace,
Jennifer Golub. Amy Lynne Stern. Third Row:
Deborah S. Selembo. Richard Troy Atlas,
Douglas Michael Horn. Roger S. Jacobson.
Andrew L. Rosenkram, Brett Louring, Michael
Lei i. Jacqueline Anne Goldman.
Photo by Harvey Kelman
Ghorbal Suggests U.S. Dialogue
(JTA)- Ashraf Ghorbal,
Egypt's Ambassador to the
United States, suggested
that the Reagan Adminis-
tration conduct a "dia-
logue" with the Palestine
Liberation Organization as
a means to induce the PLO
to "take the steps" toward
recognition of Israel. At the
same time, Ghorbal warned
Israel against continuing
its assistance to Iran in its
war against Iraq.
"The United States is not at
war with the PLO," Ghorbal said
in a wide ranging discussion on
Middle East issues sponsored by
the American Enterprise Insti-
tute, a conservative think-tank.
The PLO, Ghorbal said, "seek
only an understanding, a psycho-
logical umbrella, a dialogue be-
tween the U.S. and the PLO
which will be destined to help the
PLO be convinced that they take
the steps that we all want them
GHORBAL POINTED out
that the PLO has but "one trump
card," that of recognition of Isra-
el, and "if they give that away,
they have nothing to use in nego-
tiations." The United States'
policy for years has been to with-
hold any direct negotiations with
the PLO until the organization
recognizes Israel's right to exist
and accepts United Nations
Security Council Resolutions 242
The Egyptian envoy also said
Israel "should rethink its atti-
tude" of providing assistance to
Iran in its war with Iraq. "Israel
must look at the situation not
simply as the enemy of my enemy
is my friend but what augurs for
the Middle East in the case of the
(Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhol-
lah) Khomeini fire sweeping the'
area," Ghorbal said. He did not
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offer any details of Israel's assis-
tance to Iran.
Normalized relations between
Egypt and Arab rejectionist
states, Ghorbal argued, should be
seen as a benefit to Israel because
Cairo could now serve as a
"broker" between the Jewish
State and the Arab countries in
the region. He said the peace
treaty with Israel was part of a
"strategic course" for solving the
Referring to the continued
violence on the West Bank, the
Egyptian Ambassador urged Is-
rael to "tone down its rhetoric
and action" in the occupied terri-
tories, noting that this was im-
perative as negotiations were
scheduled to begin for autonomy
for the 1.3 million Palestinian
Arabs in these areas. He urged
the United States to "again
activate its role as a full partner"
in the autonomy negotiations.
Jeremy H. Nelson has received
his Boy Scout of America Eagle
Scout Badge. The 14-year-old son
of Dr. and Mrs. Camot Nelson is
a member of Scout Troop No. 23
sponsored by the Hyde Park
Presbyterian Church. He ia
completing ninth grade at Tampa
For the community service
project necessary for the Eagle
Scout Badge, Jeremy raised
money to Boy shrubbery for Con-
gregation Rodeph Sholom. He
then planted the shrubs around
The Ner Tamid Award,
scouting's highest Jewish
award, was received by Jeremy in
June, 1981. The presentation was
during Shabbat morning services
at Congregation Rodeph Sholom
attended by members of Troop
No. 23. Jeremy, in scout uniform,
read the Torah during that serv-
ice. Rabbi Martin Sandberg made
the official presentation.
At the National Scout Jam
boree held last year at Fort A.P.
Hill, Va., Jeremy was one of the
service participants in the
Shabbat evening and morning
services. These services were
offered as part of the regular
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Center for Living Bible History
Planned for USF Vicinity
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa will go on its summer schedule
beginning with this issue. June, Jury and August the paper will
be published on a biweekly basis. The next issue will be June U.
w concept in museums,
nter for Living Bible
will be built in the vicin-
'the University of South
i within the next few years.
center will house recon-
ns of two villages from
days, one from the first
A.D. and the other from
800 B.C. They would be
i by villagers going about
[daily tasks, such as grind-
_n, spinning wool and pre-
foods that would be avail-
itor of the museum will be
Jim Strange.of USF's
of Arts and Letters,
won international Be-
lfast year with his discovery
i ancient sacred Jewish ark
an archaeological dig in
summer he hopes to un
e a scientific search for
i Ark in the area of Mount
; in the northeastern comer
^key. As an archaeologist he
I direct an exploratory team
it he describes as a prelim-
inary survey which he hopes
would be followed by more
thorough searches in following
years. He has submitted a formal
proposal for the exploration to
officials in Turkey and now is
waiting for approval from the
The idea of a living museum
occurred to him after excavations
in Capernaum turned up a first-
century structure later believed
by Christians, because of the
graffiti on the walls, to be a house
Jesus has used.
"This find encouraged me to
think of building replicas of
ancient villages where costumed
people would use the artifacts
that archaeologists normally find
in the remains of houses in the
Middle Eastern area," Strange
He consulted with experts
from the Israel National Museum
and the Rockefeller Museum in
Jerusalem. He and director of de-
velopment Edward Wasserman
drew up plans and started a
search for funds to make the
museum a reality.
Wasserman says the project
will be built along the lines of re-
The Pajama Game'
at JCC June 3-20
pe Pajama Game" which in-
the famous hit songs
"Hey There," and
is Hideaway" and
the eighth longest
musical in New York,
presented by the Tampa
i June 3-20 at the Jewish
punity Center. Based on
ird Bissell's best-selling
, "V/t Cents," the play was
In by George Abbott who
|cdllaborated on "Whet*'* "'
py?" "Damm Yankees,"
ther hits. The songs are by
rd Adler and Jerry Ross,
Ulso wrote the songs for
' play is a frolicsome song-
ance show centering its
' and tunes around the un-
I subject of a wage dispute
|ned with a boy-girl ro-
i in a midwestern factory.
|. played by Greg Viscomi, is
pntendent intent on keeping
duction norms. Babe, por-
by Denise Ward, is the
chairman he falls in love
Sid must then fire Babe
| she leads the other employ-
slow down their buzzing
plant's daffy time-study
[Hines will be portrayed by
' Gagen. Gladys, the se-
who drives him wild with
fwy, is depicted by Judi
he Pajama Game" is direct-
' Carlyn Lindley, who direct-
t year's smash "Chicago"
1 Players. The dances have
I staged by Tandova Ecenia
[ also responsible for prop
nery designs. The musk is
' the direction of Jeanie L.
wo who was also responsi-
Ifw the children's shows
p Hood," "Annie Get Your
annances are Thursday
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stored Williamsburg, but will
combine a tapestry of archaeo-
logy, fine arts, sociology and
history in its exhibits.
Plans for the 40,000-square-
foot museum also would include
exhibits on loan from other
museums, a library of materials
on archaeology and biblical
history, lectures and other pro-
grams for the community and
sponsorship of archaeological
"The center will be a biblical
time capsule where people can
become immersed in the lifestyles
of many centuries ago," he said.
"But for a while it will be a
museum without walls. We will
begin a lecture and slide series
next fall and include exhibits and
other events within a year."
A volunteer group has started
a fund-raising effort with mem-
berships in the Center for Living
Bible History starting at 920,
with a $5 discount for students
and senior citizens, and with
categories ranging up to $3,000.
"If someone wished to endow
the museum as an agency of
USF, it could become a privately-
funded center for the university,"
The first fund-raising attempt
will be a drawing on June 28 for
two biblical-era oil lamps from
archaeological digs in Israel,
with a 15 donation required for
participation. Forms for the
drawing and membership applic-
ations may be obtained from the
Center for Living Bible History,
P.O. Box 82511, Tampa, Fl
33682. For more information, call
Ed Wasserman, 977-7632.
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Tuesday Baked Fish with Tartar Sauce, Grits, Tomatoes and
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Wednesday Cabbage Casserole, Green Peas, Grated Carrot,
Whole Wheat Bread, Applesauce
Thursday Shake and Bake Chicken, Whipped Potatoes,
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Dressing, Biscuit, Fresh Fruit
Friday Liver with Creole Sauce, Mixed Greens, Parsley
Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Whole Wheat Bread, Old Fashion Carrot
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Potatoes, Red Gelatin with Peaches, Whole Wheat Bread, Sugar
Tuesday Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Green Peas, Tossed
Salad with Green Pepper, Thousand Island Dressing, Italian
Bread, Canned Pears
Wednesday Broiled Chicken with Gravy, Rice, Collard
Greens, Orange Juice, Whole Wheat Bread, Yellow Cake with
Powdered Sugar Topping
Thursday Beef-A-Roni, Diced Beets, Slaw, Bran Squares,
Friday Veal Patty with Creole, Mashed Irish Potatoes.
Carrots and Peas, Fruit Cocktail, Whole Wheat Bread, Choco-
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Congregations/Organizations Events Nazi Holocaust 'Historians
On May 28, the Sabbath of
Shavuot. Congregation Kol Ami
will honor several individuals
who recently converted to Juda-
ism after several months of
studies. These new members of
the community will participate in
a special ceremony and have a
special blessing offered in their
Kol Ami will hold its Installa-
tion Service on June 11. Accord-
ing to chairman. Allan Fox. out-
going members of Kol Ami's
Board of Trustees will be honorec
and four new members will be in-
stalled. Members of Kol Ami's
board will participate in tht
service and the Oneg Shabbat
v. 11 be hosted by Sisterhood in
Pioneer Women will hold their
first meeting on June 7 with
speaker Denise Costa, Tampa
Tribune news editor. Contact
Shelli Cooper at 961-9689 for res-
ervations and more information.
WOMEN'S AMERICAN ORT
BAY HORIZONS CHAPTER
Theater Party and Dessert
Bay Horizons Chapter of
Women's American ORT will
attend the production of
"Pajama Game" presented by
the Tampa Players on June 12.
The after theater dessert will
be held following the performance
at the Beach Park home of Mr.
and Mrs. Mort Gillman.
JEWISH WAR VETERANS
JWV Ladies Auxiliary Gulf
Coast Counties Council held its
first Mini-Convention May 16 in
Officers for 1982-83 are: Presi-
dent, Minnie Posner; Senior Vice
President, Irene Kety; Junior
Vice President. Roz Hochberg;
Chaplain. Rose Harrison:
Patriotic Instructress. Fran Ehr-
enpries: Conductress, Sarah
London and Treasurer, Esther
Department President, Ceil
Steinberg, installed the new offi-
cers and gave her report includ-
ing that national VAVS chairper-
son, Harriet Goldberg, recog-
nized Minnie Posner for receiving
"Award for Excellence in Leader-
ship" from the James A. Haley
Veterans Hospital. The award
was presented to Posner Apr. 30
by Richard A. Silver, director, at
the Volunteers Recognition
Attending the Mini-Conven-
tion were Anne Spector, presi-
dent: Clara Applebaum, Mollie
Rich. Miriam Tarnofsky, Betty
Pomper. Nettie Mattox and Es-
Friday, May 28
(Candlel.ghting time 8:00) SHAVUOT Congregation Rodeph
Sholom. Shovuot Services 10 a.m. Congregation Rodeph
Sholom Hebrew School Graduation 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 29
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Shovuot Service*; Yiskor 10 a.m.
Jewish Towers Birthday Social 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 30
Tune in: "The Jewish Sound" 88.5 FM 9-11 a. m. Jewish War
Veterans ond Auxiliary General Meeting 10 a.m. Asolo '82,
The All Night Strut, air conditioned buses, reserved seats, $21
per person, includes transportation, show, dessert buffet, meet
the cost. Call Ruby Sugar 837-6643, Elaine Viders, 886-4868.
Leave the Synagogue at 5:45, all ore welcome to attend.
Monday, May 31
Jewish Towers Games 7:30 p.m. ORT (evening chapter)
Board Meeting 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Jaaa 2
Hadassah Brandon Board Meeting 7:30 p.m. Congregation
RodephSholomBoard 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 3
JCC Food Co-op 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Frail Elderly 7:30
Tampa Jewish Federation Executive Board 7:30 p.m.
(Candlelighting time 7:53) Hillel School Honors Assembly 10
a.m. Jewish Towers Open meeting with Sen. Lawton Chiles -
public invited 2:15 p.m.
Saturday, June S
Congregation Kol Ami Annual Dinner Dance 8 p.m.
Tune in: "The Jewish Sound" 88.5 FM 9-11 o.m. Brandon-
Chavurah Boord Meeting 10 a.m. Congregation Schaarai
Zedek Annual Meeting 8 p.m.
Monday, Jana 7
Congregation Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood Post Board Meeting -
10:30 a.m. Hillel Board 7:30 p.m. Jewish Towers Residents-
Management Meeting 7:30 p.m.
Taasday, Jana I
Hadassah Board 9:45 a.m. ORT (daytime chapter) Planning
Conference 10 a.m. Jewish Towers Bingo Gomes.- 7:30 p.m.
National Council of Jewish Women Membershi, 9:45 a.m.
Thursday, Jane 10
Tampa Jewish Social Service Industrial Employment Committee
- noon JCC Food Co-op 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Hillel School
Graduation 7:30 p. m.
(Candlelighting lime 8:06) Congregation Kol Ami Installation -
HAV-A TAMPA USY
Elects New Officers
Hav-A-Tampa USY of Congre-
gation Rodeph Sholom has
elected new officers for the 1982-
83 year. The new officers were in-
stalled at Shabbat services on
President is Jay Sinsley; exec-
utive vice president, Craig Smil-
owitz; program vice president,
Richard Levine: membership vice
president, Silvia Bobo; fundrais-
ing vice president. Susan Levine
and religious vice president. Terri
Other officers are treasurer.
Mia Rosenberg; corresponding
secretary, Michelle Erlich and re-
cording secretary. Aaron Feld-
B'NAI BRITH GIRLS
Tampa Ernest Maas BBG has
named the board for next year.
They are president. Barbara
Erlich; first vice president. Mi-
chelle Erlich; second vice presi-
dent, Francis Saphier; third vice
president, Suzanne Levine. Other
board members are Sylvia Bobo.
Michelle Fishman. Amy Rich-
man, and Celeste Ganderson. The
new adviser for next year is Mi-
June 5 Israeli coffee house
complete with music, food and
entertainment. There is no
charge. All may attend. 8:45 p.m
July 4 Independence Day
bagel brunch. All may attend. No
charge. 11:30 a.m.
For further information on
above programs, please call 985-
7926 or 971-6768. All activities at
Chabad House Jewish Student
Center, 3645 College Park Circle,
College Park Apartments.
Hit List Prove
Link to PLO
ROME -tfTA) A
list that included Israel's
Ambassador to Italy,
Moshe Allon, and the
Military' Attache of the
Israel Embassy in Rome
was cited by an Italian
Judge as clear evidence
of the collaboration be-
tween the Red Brigade
and the Palestine Libera-
Judge Pino Amato, the public
prosecutor in the trial of Red Bri-
gade terrorist Antonio Savasta
who is charged with the murder
of former Premier Aldo Moro,
said the one fact in Savasta's tes-
timony that must be given com-
plete credibility was that
regarding the PLO-Red Brigade
agreement by which the PLO
smuggled weapons and explo-
sives to the Red Brigade in ex-
change for terrorist acts by the
latter against Israel.
ACCORDING to Savasta's
confession, a PLO-Red Brigade
attempt on the lives of the Israeli
diplomats was planned over a
year ago under the terms of the
agreement. Judge Amato said
the proof was an incident in the
fall of I960 when two Italian ter-
rorists, Nicoletti and Bruno Seg-
hetti, were arrested in Naples and
found to be carrying notes with
the names, telephone numbers
and other details, written in Eng-
lish, of the Israeli Ambassador's
dairy schedule in Rome and the
schedule of the Military Attache. .
Linked to Calif. 'Institute'
LONDON Many of
the pseudo-historians who
deny that the Nazi Holo-
caust ever occurred are as-
sociated with the Institute
for Historical Review, a
Californian-based body set
up in 1978 to "encourage
the reexamination of "ac-
cepted"' accounts of 20th
A study of this Institute's ac-
tivities and publications, pre-
pared by C.C. Aronsfeld and
published by the Institute of
Jewish Affairs in London, reveals
that many of those who masquer-
ade as "revisionist historians"
are closely associated with ex-
treme right-wing and neo-Nazi
ARONSFELD, a senior re-
search officer at the IJA and a
leading expert on far right move-
ments, writes: "The Institute's
founder was Willis A. Carto, a di-
rector of Noontide Press, Sausal-
ito, which is closely associated
with the anti-Semitic quarterly,
American Mercury Carto is
also treasurer of the Washington-
based. anti-Zionist Liberty
The Institute's first conven-
tion in 1979 at Northrup Uni-
versity, Los Angeles, featured,
among others. Prof. Robert Fau-
risson, the French literary histor-
ian who claims "there were no
gas chambers at Auschwitz or
anywhere else in wartime
Europe," and who was success-
fully prosecuted in France for in-
citement to racial hatred; Dr
Arthur Butz, author of "The
Hoax of the 20th Century." and
Dr. Austin J. App, the veteran
The Institute's booklijt
eludes "Debunking the u-l
Genocide Myth," by p^
Rassinier; The Nameless War"
by the late rabid British ami
Semite Captain A.H..V1. Rum
and two books by David Irviii
the British historian: "Hitler' I
War" and "The War Path."
The first director of the lnj. I
tute was a one-time chairman of
the British National Front's St* '
dents' Association, David i
McCalden. McCalden left lt(
about the time an Auschwitz. I
vivor was suing the Institute iot
the $50,000 it had offered to pa*
for proof that anyone was gassed ]
and also $17 million for libel.
THE $50,000 was admitted tt)
be a gimmick to attract publicity. [
The main vehicle of that publicity I
is the 96-page quarterly Journall
of Historical Review, "dediaudl
to spreading the truth about I
previous wars." Typographically J
well-produced, the journal bareljl
disguises its anti-Semitic slant I
such lines as: "Safe behind tatl
scenes are the powerful finanaal|
manipulators who use war
profit and young people for <
Contributors include manyl
whose work has appeared in suchl
papers and magazines as Spot-I
light (the Liberty Lobby papenr
League Review (organ of the T
tish neo-Nazi League of
George) and spearhead (organ i
the New National Front). Nol
surprisingly, the Institute
organizes a European tour
minating at the Diksmu
(Flanders) Festival, which
long served as a popular rendrl
xvous of international neo-Naiiif
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Covifitioi Kol Ami
Our sages had a special name
for the Biblical festival of
Shavuot. They called it
"Atzeret" meaning "conclusion."
Their implication was that
Passover was the beginning of a
special season of the year and
Shavuot was its conclusion. They
perceived of an intimate connec-
tion between the two holidays.
On an agricultural level,
Passover celebrates the beginn-
ing of the Spring Harvest. As the
sun warms the earth, the grain
begins to ripen in the field and
summer fruits begin to soften
and become edible. By Shavuot
the harvest has begun in earnest
and on the holiday itself
"Bikurim," the first fruits were
brought to Jerusalem and offered
to God when the Temple was in
existence. Thus Shavuot is the
"Atzeret," the culmination, of
the harvesting process begun on
Shavuot is Friday, May 28
and Saturday May 29.
But there is also an intellectual
connection between the festivals
as well. Passover celebrates the
Exodus from Egypt. After years
of slavery and oppression the
Israelites were at last free to
leave Egypt, worship as they
pleased, and eventually enter the
Promised Land. However, short-
ly after they began their desert
adventure, exactly 50 days after
they left Egypt, on the festival of
Shavuot, they found themselves
standing at the base of Mt. Sinai.
There they received the Ten
Commandments and responded
"Na' aseh V'nishma", "All that
we have heard we will faithfully
By calling Shavuot "Atzeret"
our sages also informed us that
there is an intimate connection
between the Freedom the
Israelites savored on Passover
and the Law they received on
Freedom is a wonderful human
right. Freedom, however, not
tempered by law and restraint
can be disastrous for a society.
True freedom does not mean that
one can do whatever one pleases
whenever one wants, but rather
that one may exercise his-her
options within a legal, ethical and
moral framework. True freedom
does not mean social and politi-
cal anarchy, but rather that one
must accept responsibility for the
fate of his-her fellow human
beings if society is to function
equitably and harmoniously.
Leaving Egypt, the Israelites
were a mixed multitude. They
were a free but unorganized and
unmotivated people. At Mt. Sinai
they felt God's commanding pre-
sence and accepted his Torah,
His "blue print" for life. They be-
came a society when they learned
that their newly found freedom
carried with it the responsibility
and imperative of their protect-
ing the rights of others.
BRIAN EDWARD FAILLA
Brian Edward Failla, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Failla,
will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on
Saturday, June 5 at Congrega-
tion Rodeph Sholom. Rabbi
Kenneth Berger and Cantor
William Hauben will officiate.
Brian is in the seventh grade at
Wilson Junior High School. He is
in the Boy Scouts and in the
Wilson Junior High band. He
attends religious school at
Congregation Rodeph Sholom.
Special guests who will cele-
brate with Brain and his family
include his grandparents, Mr.
d Mre: f*HM d&kSP* *
New York City, Mrs. Florence
Failla of St. Petersburg, Frank
Failla of Largo, Judge Richard C.
Failla, of New York City, Dr.
Stuart Liederson, of New York
City, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sch-
lenoff and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Laurence Paver, Mr. and Mrs.
Marc Paver, Mr. and Mrs. Mur-
ray Liederson, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Rubenfeld, Richard Gross,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hockman,
Brian Failla, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Failla, celebrates his Bar
and Mrs. Florence Ladimer, all of
New York City.
EVAN ALLEN BURAK
Evan Allen Burak, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Lloyd Burak, celebrates
his Bar Mitzvah tomorrow mor-
ning at Congregation Schaarai
Zedek. Rabbi Frank Sundheim
Evan is in the seventh grade at
Bar Mitzvah Creates Trees of Life
Gregory Coller of Congre-
gation Kol Ami was called to the
Torah for his Bar Mitzvah on
May 22. For Greg, his family and
friends, it was a joyous and
heartwarming experience. As is
the case with most Bar Mitzvahs,
Greg received numerous gifts and
gelt. But Greg and his parents,
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something extra special.
As his way of celebrating the
Bar Mitzvah, he planted 18
(Chai) trees in honor of those
members of his family who
shared the event with him. The
trees will be planted in the
Congregation Kol Ami Grove in
the United Synagogue National
Park of Safad in Israel. There-
fore, Greg's mitzvah was shared
by not only his family and
friends, but also with the land
and people of Israel. The trees
will be planted in cooperation
with the Jewish National Fund.
JCC Camp News
The official countdown for
"The Amazing Summer of '82" is
now underway and a flawless lift-
off is set for June 14 at 9:30 a.m.
The Center Launch Pad has been
a busy place in preparation for
this 19th mission of Chai Camp-
craft. Commanding the flight this
summer will be Danny Thro.
Captain Thro will be flying his
16th mission and his expecta-
tions are high that this will be
one of the most successful flights
in the history of Chai craft.
Joining the captain will be
many familiar faces from the.
1981 flight. Steve Newhouse,
veteran of the 1981 Safari mis-
sion, will be instructing the pilot-
campers in the science-nature
area. Commander Newhouse is an
Industrial Arts Teacher in the
public sector and will instruct the
group in flight through lute-
building and model rocketry.
This is a new department for Chai
craft and looks mighty exciting.
Other activities planned for
this flight have already been pre-
viewed but repeated are the com-
manders of the areas:
Safari; Bob and Sue Barron;
Waterfront staff, Scott Hopkins,
Ron Ortner, Lonnie Hopkins;
Sportskills-Phys. Fitness; Sal
Colombrita; Drama, Kurt Van
Wilt; Israeli Culture-Folk Dance,
Amnon Naftali; Gymnastics,
Kim Spielberger and Karate, Bill
Senior counselors for this flight
include Kim Spielberger, Scott
Carroll, Sara Sundheim, Wendy
Stillman, Jack Echevarree,
Wendy Butter, Diana Bernardo,
Tom Schuttz and Jay Givarx.
Junior counselors this summer
include Todd Shoemaker, Paula
Troner, Julie Guida, Matt
Garcia, Regina Dobrovitaky,
Stephanie Leipziger and Mia Ro-
senberg. That's the flight plan;
"Chai Will Fly" this summer.
There are still some available
seats for the 1982 flight but the
room is limited. Contact Danny
Thro at 872-4461 for registration
information. Reserve your ride
Evan Allen Burak, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Lloyd Burak, celebrates
his Bar Mitzvah.
Young Junior High School where
he's on the "Principal's High
Honor Roll." He attends reli-
gious school at Congregation
Special guests who will cele-
brate with Evan and his family
include grandparents, William
and Dorothy Burak (who recently
moved to Tampa from Miami),
aunts and uncles Marlene and
David Berg, from Miami and
Renee and Sherwin Gross, from
Highland Park, Illinois; Claire
and Robert Burak, from Cherry
Hill, New Jersey and Debbie and
Frederick Burak, from Gaines-
ville. Also, special friends
Barbara and Ira Bogner, from
Norristown, Perm, and Susan and
Marty Scudder, from New
Friends of the family will host
the Oneg Shabbat and Mr. and
Mrs. Lloyd Burak will boat a
Kiddush luncheon at the Admiral
Benbow Hotel and a Saturday
evening party at their home, in
honor of their son.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Violinist Isaac Stern (left) and conductor
Leonard Bernstein (right/ take a botc after
performing a special program of Stravinsky
music in a benefit concert sponsored by the
Israeli Friends of Tel Aviv University which
took place in Tel A viv.
Concert Benefits University Program
Marking the 100th anniversary of Igor
Stravinsky's birth, a benefit concert, in the
presence of President of Israel Yitzhak Savon,
was beki in Tel Aviv with conductor Leonard
Bernstein and virtuoso violinist Isaac Stern per-
forming Proceeds of the concert, organized by
the Israel Friends of Tel Aviv University, will be
used to advance the Tel Avrv University Com-
munity Involvement Program
The event was hosted by Mas be Shamir. Presi-
dent of the Israel Friends of Tel Aviv University,
and organized by Dr Kitty Cohen, executive
director of the Israeli Friends
During the first few weeks after the introduc
tion of martial law in Poland on December 13
1981. anti-Semitic propaganda was widely des-
seminated throughout the country, and despite
fficiai assurances that the government would
"combat anti-Semitism resolutely. Polish Jew-
ish organizations suffered unpleasant incidents of
mistreatment when martial law was declared.
The use of anti-Senutr propaganda under the
military regime in Poland is analyzed by Dr.
Lukasz Hirszowicz in a Research Report pub
lished by the Institute of Jewish Affairs in Lon-
don, and based or. comprehensive monkoring of
the official media and of other propaganda chan-
nels in Poland.
Anti-Semitism in Poland has been used for
"two interlocking purposes." writes Dr Hirxo
wkz senior research officer at the IJA and a lead
ing expert on contemporary Poland: "to discredit
the leaders of the opposition and to divert at-
tention from Poland's ills '
The executive director of the American Jewish|
Congress this week assailed as "patent nonsense"
a statement by the Unification Church leader.
Mose Durst, that a recent ruling by the New York
Court of Appeals testifies to the genuineness of
the faith" of the Rev Sun Myung Moon and his
The court did no such thing.' declared Henry
Siegman. "The issue of the genuineness of the
faith' of the Unification Church was not a ques-
tion considered by the Court of Appeals, nor
would the American Jewish Congress have filed a
brief in support of such claims Instead, the issue
was whether the Unification Church and by
extension, any religious group loses the tax
exemption that is granted to religious
organizations if it engages in the advocacy of po-
litical and economic views. That question has
nothing to do with the genuineness of the faith
Charlotte Dachs was elected national president
of Emunah Women of .America at its national
convention at the Pine View Hotel in Fallsbrug.
Eva Adelman. chairman of World Emunah. in-
stalled Mrs. Dachs and the other national officers
who will assume office on July 1.
Fully 10 per cent of all cases submitted to the
High Court of Justice in Israel are submitted by
residents of the administered areas, a unique and
unprecedented situation in world legal annals.
Justice Ministry Director-General Meir Gabay
said at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He was addressing the closing dinner of the
1982 legal conference sponsored by the Lawyers'
Division of the New York Chapter of the Ameri-
can Friends of the Hebrew University. The din- \
ner. attended by figures from the Israeli legal
community, was held on the Givat Ram campus.
The forests planted in Israel for decades by the
Jewish National Fund are in danger of destruc-
tion from a combination of air pollution, pests,
and natural processes of degradation. Landscape
ecologists in the Faculty of Agricultural En-
gineering of the Technion Israel Institute of
Technology are researching plants that could bet-
ter withstand these forces. The JNF has estab-
lished a recreational forest in the lower Galilee
based on the work of the Technion team.
"The success of the Jewish National Fund's
Forest Division, in planting, maintaining and
utilizing these pine forests, even in the harshest
conditions, has given the mistaken impression
that we can fool nature' by creating closed, re-
latively long-lived, productive conifer forests like
those in subalpine climates in Europe." says Prof.
"However, in forests aged 40 to 50 years, there
are alarming signs of early decline, and the future
production of even younger stands is severely
threatened by combined impacts of air pollution j|
and pest infestation."
Reform synagogues across the country are
gearing up to implement a recent call by the
Lnion of American Hebrew Congregations to
convert the non-Jewish partners of mixed mar-
riages, according to UAHC President Rabbi
Alexander M. Schindler. About 30 percent of the
150 Reform synagogues affiliated with UAHC are
initiating projects to educate intermarried
couples and involve them in Jewish life.
The synagogues are responding to a decision by
UAHC last December to launch a nationwide
campaign aimed at "spreading the message of
Judaism to non-Jewish partners in mixed mar
riages. to the children of such marriages and to
persons of no religious preference."
The historic action, says Rabbi Schindler.
reverses a Jewish tradition against seeking con-
verts that dates back 500 years ago to the
Spanish Inquisition. It was taken at UAHC s
56th biennial assembly in Boston.
A definite association between a patient s con
tract ing jaundice caused by the Hepatitis B virus
and the onset of liver cancer has been established.
Now. a possible new method of attacking the
iver cancer by means of genetic engineering and
the use of monoclonal antibodies is under invest,
SrVKL!? bmalion*L ^search project carried on
rJrS nmlZ2 ~, ^DWiwnt of Medicine
and Cell Biology of the Albm Einstein College of
S^H- SLXS& ^Gastrointestinal Una
of the Harvard Medical School and the MaW
chusetts General Hospital. Boston; and the LV
pertinent of Medicine A of the HadassahHebrew
Ln.vers.ty Medical Center in Jerusalem. headed
my Professor Marcel Ehakim.
Weinberger Given Lasl
On Jordan by Cabinet
By HUGH ORGEL
And GIL SEDAN
The Cabinet has accused
U S Defense Secretary
Caspar Weinberger of pay-
ing 'lip service" to Israel s
security while advocating
the sale of advanced
American weaponry "to the
enimies of Israel Jordan
The charge was contained in a
statement released after the
weekly Cabinet session during
which Premier Menachem Begin
assailed Weinberger for saying
that the sale of sophisticated air
defense systems to Jordan was in
the strategic interest of the U.S.
Weinberger spoke at a luncheon
of the Foreign Policy Association
in New York last Friday.
HE REPORTEDLY said that
Jordan needed the American
weaponry becuase was
squeezed between hostile Syria
and Iran. According to the
Cabinet secretary. Begin told the
ministers. "I am sorry to say this
is a misleading statement.'" He
claimed that Jordan was not
squeezed because Iran is not a
neighbor and the two countries
are separated by a large desert
and the territory of Iraq.
According to Begin. Jordan
decided of its own accord to join
Iraq in an aggressive war against
Iran. "The real reason which
moved Jordan to ask for modern
sophisticated weapons from the
US is neither Syria nor Iran, but
Israel." Begin reportedly said.
He added: "It is true that lip
service has again been paid to as-
suring the so-called edge of Is-
rael. But how can it be main-
tained if only a score of miles
separate Jordan, equipped with.
in addition to Soviet weapons.
the most sophisticated American
tools of war. from the centers of
THE CABINET communique
issue later echoed Begins re-
marks. "To give such weapons to
the enemies of Israel Jordan
and Iraq and to pay lip service
to Israel's security, creates a
direct and present danger to the
Jewiah State and for mJ
The blast at Weinbn,.
shortly before Defense
Ariel Sharon is to meetaj
ington with Reagan
tion officials, includi*
It ia widely believed tfJ
discussions will incank
statement of the roc
operation between the^jT
Israel which Sharon and 1
berger signed last Decent
which the Administrate J
pended a week later itt|
annexed the Golan Hegfcu."
launching an informuwi
paign in the U.S. again* t
of improved Hawk unit
missile systems to Jordaal
cording to political cirdai
the Reagan Ac
about to ask Congress
proval of the sale.
registered Israels protettti
be met with Wewberprl
U.S.. Moahe Arens. will I
reel's campaign against
weapons sale in the ..
media and American Je
pledged their support
BONN (JTAI -I
proved plans to build i i
museum which wil conuaj
menta on the history of J
Germany and other
yeaking countries. It is I
to be completed within!
The museum willi
particular the role
Jews in the social, i
cultural life of Frankfurt I
fate of Frankfurt Jews I
ler took power in 1933. TV
also be a permanent
I his famous picture by Israels leading P^^f^'S
liubmger, was taken in June. 1967 during the S*d*J"l
lsraeu troops broke into East Jerusalem and ""'ff".^
<)bervances in honor of Jerusalem Day, celebrated tM*r
Woy 21. will continue for the next severed weeks.
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