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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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Of Tampa
15 Number 6
Tampa, Florida Friday, February 4,1983
GFndShoch*
Price 35 Cents
Women's Division Establishes New Gifts Division
Women's Division Co-
en Bobbe Karpay and
IShor have announced the
jment of a New Gifts Divi-
[o-chairmen Ann Rudolph
}nny Breitstein will lead
Division and have plan-
essert and coffee social for
faay evening, Feb. 9, 7:30
Congregation Kol Ami.
lightful evening is plan-
lanyone that has not pre-
(contributed to the Tampa
Federation Women's
-United Jewish Appeal
In is invited. We would
live everyone an opportu-
Isocialize as well as learn
le Tampa Jewish Federa-
Len's Division and its
^cets," stated Breitstein
lulph. "To add to the
|s entertainment, we will
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\< two top I srael Designer
Suit collections
ind Gideon Oberson. co-
Penny Breitstein
ordinated through The Clothes
Call of Tampa, and professionally
modeled by the famous-Jo Ann
Toretta's Pacesetter models,"
concluded the co-chairmen.
The Women's Division
welcomes both Breitstein and
Rudolph to key leadership posi-
tions this year; along with their
duties as co-chairmen of this
vitally important new division,
both serve on the Women's Divi-
sion Board of Directors.
For further information call
thfl Tampa Jewish Federation
Women's Division, 875-1618.
There is no charge for the eve-
ning's entertainment, but
reservation* are required.
wtim Feb. 10 Musical Jews Aid
Lubavitcher
jrd night of the Jewish
|ty Center's three nights
celebration takes place
night, Feb. 10 with
[ionofGALGALIM.
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GALIGALIM is a
panorama of Jewish ex-
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kLGALIM is an instru-
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backgrounds of three
is, ranging from the
sxperience in North
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musical has been
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lost of admirers,
led by xylophonist
jigorn, Nina Eingorn on
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[iM is light and varied
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|k music, Yiddish
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land Israeli and Ameri-
It is laced with fre-
quent costume changes to lena
additional color to the changing
musical media.
Tickets are available for
GALGALIM at \he JCC. Ad-
vance tickets are $8 for adults, $3
for children and $5 for seniors.
The night of the show, tickets are
SI higher. Reservations can be
made by calling the JCC's office
(872-4451).
"We have had excellent turn-
outs for our first two perform-
ances," said Leah Davidson,
JCC-Vice President of Program-
ming. "And we expect the
GALGALIM to be the same kind
of great family entertainment for
our Jewish Community."
"We urge everyone to buy
their tickets early because the
ticket lines have been long for the
last two productions."
NEW YORK (JTA) More
than five million Jews through-
out the world have participated
to date in the Lubavitch project
through which Jews purchase a
letter in a Torah Scroll produced
in Israel, delegates to the 27th
annual international convention
of the Lubavitch Youth Organi-
zation were told.
Rabbi Shmuel Butman, direc-
tor of the youth unit and chair-
man of the recent convention,
reported on the Sefer Torah cam-
paign which was initiated some
18 months ago by Rabbi
Menachem Schneerson, the
Lubavitcher rebbe. The conven-
tion was held at the world head-
quarters of the Hasidic move-
ment in Brooklyn.
M. Orlinsky, Professor
of Bible at the New
tool of Hebrew Union
iwish Institute of Reli-
be the guest speaker
the Nathan I. Gordon
Residence weekend at
it ion Schaarai Zedek,
15.
The 1983 Tampa Jewish
Federation-United Jewish Ap-
peal Annual Campaign Dinner
will be held Saturday evening,
Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. at the Hyatt
Regency Hotel in Tampa.
The annual dinner open to all
contributors of $1,000 or more
(including the Israel Special
Fund) will feature former Israeli
Ambassador to the United Na-
itons, Yosef Tekoah. A member
of the Labor Party in Israel, Am-
bassador Tekoah now serves as
Chancellor of Ben-Gurion Uni-
versity.
Cynthia Wright, Dinner Chair-
man and her dinner committee
have been working diligently to
assure an exciting evening. An
orchestra will provide music for
dancing and a cocktail hour will
Super Sunday Is
February 13th
Super Sunday, to be held Sun-
day, Feb. 13 this year, is the offi-
cial community wide kickoff date
of the 1983 Tampa Jewish
Federation-United Jewish Ap-
peal Campaign.
The event, an eight hour mara-
thon telephone session will take
place from 10 a.m. through 6 p.m.
at the offices of Thompson
McKinnon Securities at 501 E.
Kennedy.
More than 100 volunteers will
be calling 2,000 area members of
the Jewish community asking for
their participation in this year's
campaign.
Alice Rosenthal and Joel Kar-
pay are co-chairing this major
vent. Oded Salpeter of the
Jewish Sound" radio program
:>n WMNF-FM will be doing in-
terviews from 9-11 a.m. with
Federation and community
agency leaders on Super Sunday.
A special Thank You Pizza
Parly, including a "Super Sun-
day" for all Super Sunday
Ambassador Tekoah to Keynote
Federation Campaign Dinner Feb. 19
workers and their families will be
held at the JCC at 6:30. Super
Sunday t-shirts will be given to
all workers manning phones.
A goal of $75,000 has been set
for the phonathon which is
$25,000 over last year's results.
With the large number of new
residents in Tampa and the
generosity of previous contri-
butors, the co-chairmen are confi-
dent the goal can be reached.
"The goals are higher this year
simply because the needs are
greater, here in Tampa, in Israel
and throughout the world,"
Karpay stated. Mrs. Rosenthal
explained "Dollars raised on Feb.
13 will help continue the excellent
service and programs we have
come to expect from our Jewish
agencies, and will also support
social services that are badly
needed in Israel."
Additional volunteers are still
needed. Volunteer your services
by calling the Tampa Jewish
Federation at 865-1618.
A Message From The Chairmen
Super Sunday is indeed a super day! Officially it is the kick-off
for the 1983 Tampa Jewish Federation-United Jewish Appeal
Campaign. But actually, it is much more.
Super Sunday is an intensive outreach effort to the Jewish
community of Tampa. For, on February 13 from 10 a.m. 6 p.m.,
more than 100 volunteers will be calling more than 2,000 Jews
asking for their financial commitment to the annual campaign.
And beyond asking for a contribution, there is a connection.
The phone call represents our strong feeling about our fellow
Jews today and the future for all of us!
This year our goal is $75,000. Reaching that goal will be an
exciting and exhilarating process. The sense of commitment and
the sense of belonging goes way beyond that process.
We urge you to participate, not just for the Tampa Jewish
Federation-United Jewish Appeal, but for yourself for your
connection with this your Jewish community.
Sincerely,
ALICE ROSENTHAL
JOEL KARPAY
proceed the dinner beginning at
7:30 p.m. The cost of the option
black tie dinner is $35 per person
and dietary laws will be followed.
Ambassador Takoah is ex-
pected to update the current Is-
real-Lebanon peace talks as well
as discuss the political and
economic events of recent
months. According to Mrs.
Wright "we are thrilled to have
someone of Ambassador
Tekoah's statrue to meet with the
leadership of the Tampa Jewish
community. He is an articulate
spokesman and we are looking
forward to having him," she con-
cluded.
Reservations for the dinner
and further infromation can be
obtained by calling the Tampa
Jewish Federation at 878-1618.

(Cjnoon Fli MumI 'FtjnkfuitCT Rwidwkaui


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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, February 4, l9J
USF Offers Course;
Building Your
Dream Home
TAMPA 'management of
Building Your Dream Home," a
new non-credit course meeting
weekly from Feb. 7 through April
11, will be offered by the Univer-
sity of South Florida's School of
Continuing Education.
The course is designed to give
tips and "how-to" information,
as weD as step-by-step instruc-
tion, on planning, building and
financing any size project. Infor-
mation presented will allow po-
tential owner-builders to build all
or part of their "dream homes."
Faculty instructing the course
are Dr. Jay Knippen and Dr.
Henry Towery, both of USF's
College of Business Administra-
tion. Towery is also a licensed
general contractor. Course fee is
$350 per person or $600 per
couple.
Advance registration is re-
quired by contacting the Con-
tinuing Education office at USF
in Tampa, 974-2403.
USF NONCREDIT COURSE
TAMPA "D-Day to Ber-
lin." a noncredit course examin-
ing World War II. will be offered
at the University of South Flor-
ida Monday evenings, Feb. 7-28.
According to course instructor
Dr. Thomas Curtis, the four-week
course will concentrate primarily
on the European theatre from
1943 through May 1945. "The
emphasis will be on overall
strategy and its political conse-
quences," says Curtis.
Major topics to be covered in-
clude the "Ultra" secret, D-Day
invasion, mistake of the Battle of
Hurtgen Forest, Battle of the
Bulge, and crossing the Rhine.
Course fee is $45.
Curtis also will lead a 15-day
trip to Europe in May, touring
major World War II battlefields
and visiting London, Paris and
Berlin. The tour is separate from
the noncredit course; it can be
taken for USF undergraduate or
graduate credit.
Information about the tour is
available from Curtis at 974-4252.
For details about the noncredit
course, call USF Continuing Ed-
ucation. 974-2403.
Social Event
Our Senior Socialists group
meets every Wednesday after-
noon from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Kol
Ami Temple, 3919 Moran Road
right off Dale Mabry in the Car-
rollwood section.
We spend a congenial after-
noon greeting new and old
friends, socializing, enjoying
short discussions on timely
topics, and for those who prefer,
we have scrabble, chess,
checkers, mah jong, games, knit-
ting or whatever. Coffee and cake
are served.
Presiding President and hus-
band are Sylvia and Abe Ha kit;
Coordinator is Judy Gomperts.
AU are welcome. Why not drop
in?
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preparation course
8 weeks beginning
February 8
Includes:
pre and post testing,
Test anxiety tips*
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Achievejnc.
Education Center
1325 S.Grady, Suite B
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pre-college counseling
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By LESLIE AIDMAN
at No. 872-4470)
(Call me about your social i
We have some proud new parents and we knew you would like
to hear about their little ones. Dr. Steve and Doris Field are
thrilled at the birth of their third child. Seth Ryan Field made
his appearance at Women's Hospital on Dec. 27 at 4:15 a.m. (a
bit of a night owl, wouldn't you say?) Seth weighed 61b. 14oz.
and was 20'/i inches long. This little fellow has a 10 year old
brother, Marc and a seven year old sister, Melissa. Grand-
parents are Fanny Seaenter of St. Pete and Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Field, of Villanova, Pennsylvania. Congratulations on
this wonderful event.
Our friend, Abe Silber, (who is the new president of the Jewish
Towers Residents Association), called us to say that he had just
returned from visiting his new grandson, in Coral
Gables. Michael Hirach Silber was born recently to Norman and
Linda SUber. Now don't spoil him, Abe!
Well, our North Dale friends are busy and active as always.
They have formed the North Dade Discussion Group and held
their first meeting at the home of Trudy and Jack Parzen. The
speaker was Rabbi Theodore Brod, who spoke on "The
Kavalah." Those in attendance thoroughly enjoyed this first
meeting.
On Jan. 16, at a noon brunch, there was a surprise 25th wed-
ding anniversay party at the home of Sandy and Paul Solomon,
for Gary and Sunny Alt man. Also helping to celebrate were the
Solomon's daughter and son-in-law. Debra and Michael O'Riley
and their seven month old daughter. Megan. Many of the
Solomon's friends were there to help them celebrate this happy
occasion. Lots of love and good wishes on your 25th.
The Police Athletic League will have its Annual Installation
Banquet on Feb. 16 at Curtis Hixon Hall. Our friend, Steve Ross
will be installed as Secretary at that time, along with Paul
Mathews, President, Lynn Fairley as vice president and William
McCullough as treasurer. New members to the Board of Direc-
tors include Dick Dizon, Jo Stafford. Haven Poe, and David
Kerr. Steve Spurrier, head coach of the Tampa Bay Bandits, will
be guest speaker, and Genia Ward. Alcadesa of Ybor City will be
Mistress of Ceremonies. This is a wonderful organization that
promotes the general welfare and well directed growth of our
youth.
FasceU Wants to Repeal
Withholding on Dividends
Congressman Dante FasceU
(D., Fla.) will co-sponsor legisla-
tion to repeal the withholding of
taxes on dividend and interest
income when the Congress
reconvenes later this month.
Unless this legislation is
enacted, taxes on such income
will be withheld beginning on
July 1, as a result of a provision
added to a tax bill by the U.S.
Senate last year. The House of
Representatives never had a real
opportunity to study or fully
consider the measure.
FasceU noted that the provi-
sion was intended to catch
taxpayers who try to cheat the
federal government by not re-
porting income from interest and
dividends. However, he pointed
out that the vast majority of
taxpayers are honest and should
not be penalized for the sake of a
few.
"Instead of instituting a
complicated procedure which will
not only deprive many citizens of
income they can use immediately,
but which will also add consider-
ably more paperwork for banks
and investment companies, we
should improve reporting re-
quirements to ensure that would-
be cheaters are discouraged,"
FasceU said.
Three Arabs Go on Trial For
Shooting Envoy Argov
LONDON (JTA Three Arabs identified as mem-
bers of a PLO splinter group went on trial here last week
for the attempted murder of Shlomo Argov, the Israeli
Ambassador to Britain, who was shot and severely
wounded last June 3 outside a London hotel.
The defendants, Hussein Ahmad Ghassan Said and
Marwa Al Banna, both Jordanians and Novoff Nagib
Meflehel Rosan, an Iraqi, pleaded not guilty to the
charges of shooting Argov and his police bodyguard. Ac-
cording to a prosecutor, Argov was shot in the head by
Said who was wounded by police when he attempted to
escape.
THE THREE MEN were identified as members of the
Palestine Liberation Movement, a little-known breakaway
faction of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Accord-
ing to Scotland Yard, they had a "hit list" of prominent
Israelis targeted for assassination. Argov suffered brain
damage and remains hospitalized.
Anne Thai, executive director of Tampa Jewiah Social Serv-
ice presented a workhsop on "Working with Families" for the
staff of the Hillsborough County School Social Work Depart,
menton Jan. 7.
The workshop was designed to help school social workers ia>
prove their skills in working with an entire family system when
assessing a child referred for help by the school system.
When we told you about the first Annual Heritage Invita-
tional Golf Tournament being held Sunday at Quail Hallo*
Country Club, and sponsored by the Hulel School, we inadver-
tantly left out one hard-working parent's name who has put
great deal of time and effort into this tournament to make it i
"driving" success. Dick Jacobaon is pulling his weight in the
planning and organization categories, for the big day, right
along with Mike Levine, Dfck Gordimer, and Larry Davis. Dick,
take a bow!
The Tampa AZA delegation to the Florida Region convention
this winter truly distinguished themselves. They took first place
in the Regional Pep Song contest.
Robert Ashe won the Impromotu Speech Contest and Scott
Levmaoo won the Storytelling Contest. That's three FIRSTS
for Adolph Berger AZA No. 3111 Attending the Eustis conven-
tion were Jeff Becker, Rodney Davis, Manny Matolone, Robert
She, and Scott Levinaon. We're really proud of all of you!
Co-chairmen of "Super Sunday," Joel Karpay and Alice
Rosenthal remind us that this big day is coming up on Sunday,
Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. on, throughout the day, the offices of
Thompson-McKinnon, in the Mack Building. So if you are called
to help or called to make a pledge please don't say no. Re-
member, we can only survive and prosper if we all pull to-
gether.
Meet Nancy and Elliot Silverston who moved here just seven
weeks ago from Raleigh, North Carolina. The Silverstons are
renting a house in North Pointe until they decide exactly where
they want to reside. Nancy and Elliot both hail from Queens,
New York, but have been moving around a bit since their mar-
riage. First they lived in Tucson, Arizona, for six years while
Elliot did his Graduate work in Civil Engineering at the Univer-
sity of Arizona. Then they resided in Raleigh for three years,
where Elliot was a Professor of Engineering at North Carolina
State University. Deciding he no longer wanted to teach, the
Silverstons moved to Tampa for Elliot to become the Project
Engineer with the Southwest Florida Water Management Dis-
trict. Our new friends have two children four year old Holly,
who attends the north branch of the JCC, and one year old Joel,
Nancy enjoys reading and sightseeing and the beaches and
Elliot loves golf and racketball. While in Raleigh, he was very
active in B'nai B'rith also. Our new family is very eager to meet
people and become active, so be sure to give them a warm smile
and hello if you run into the Silverstons.
Until next week .
Be A
Super Sunday
volunteer!
Call the
Tampa Jewish Federation
at
875-1618
to volunteer!


Friday. February 4, 1983
Women's
Division
,ion ofJudah'
Event
Successful
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 3
In 1972 the Miami Women's Division instituted this symbol "The Rosenthal. (Standing from left) Maril Jacobs. Elinor Ross. Kay
Lion ofJudah" to denote their commitment to Jewish survival in their Jacbs, Naney Lipoff. Aaron Diamond, Marshall Linsky. and Loretta
own community as well as around the world) (Seated) Lillian and Joe Linsky .
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Sharing the evening with host, George Karpay
were (back row) Michael Levine, president,
Tampa Jewish Federation; Karpay, Annette
Paige, Herb Paige. (Front row from left) Diane
Levine, Janet Kass. and Michael Kass.
Voncv Lipoff. Miami, was the guest speaker at a dinner hosted by
Bobbe and George Karpay at their home January 25. Surrounding
Upoff are (from left) Marlene Linick, president, Tampa /<"""
Federation-Women s Division; Bobbe Karpay, co-chairman 198J
men's Division campaign; andJolene Shor, co Israel Fair to Create
Mid-Eastern Atmosphere
Ten women of the Tampa community have
committed to a personal pledge of $5,000 or more
to the annual Tampa Jewish Federation-Women's
Division campaign. This new division is called
"Lion ofJudah." Communities around the world
have chosen to identify with this symbol of
strength in Jewish life. Attending the dinner were
(from left back row) Douglas Cohn, Elinor Ross,
Maureen Cohn, Roberta Guiding, and David
Polur. (Front row from left) Lois Older, Ruth
Popur, and Barbara Alter.
If you've ever wanted to live on
kibbutz and sample the
lelicacies of Middle Eastern food,
he Israeli Fair at the University
w South Florida Mall on Feb. 11
" the place to be.
The Israeli Fair, from 11 a.m.
' 3 p.m., will bring the atmos-
'here of the Middle East to the
'F Mall. There will be a chance
sample Middle Eastern foods
, ch as falafel, Maccabee beer,
a"nel wine, and baked
lelicacies.
lu ^ibbutz fe. University study,
Hebrew Ulpan, and tours of
Israel are some of the programs
students will have the oppor-
tunity to receive information
Ft. Scholarship information
|will be available.
Fair goers will have the chance
ft" view and participate in Israeli
lioik dances and listen to Israeli
music To further create the
I Middle Eastern atmosphere, a
'aim- will wander through the
|crowd.
Hwih..WiU. be set up to sell
jewelry, Israeli artifacts and
books. There w'll also be a clown
on rollerskates selling Israel bal-
loons and buttons, as well as live
mannequin dressed as an Israeli
Sabra.
The Fair is free and open to the
public. For more information call
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Friday, February 4, 1983
Volume 5
21SHEVAT5743
Number 5
A growing
impasse
It would be nice to know whether it is the
United States or Israel that is telling the
truth about confrontations between Israeli
forces and U.S. Marines in Lebanon.
Of course, the State Department in
Washington denies the charge made by one
Israeli General that confrontations of this
sort have been taking place.
We can only judge by the general climate
of opinion as being shaped these days by
the Reagan Administration. More and
more, the President is determined to have
his way with his own "peace initiative." If
he does, this means that Israel will be
pushed back into her pre-1967 borders.
One other Israeli accusation is that the
U.S. is behind the growing Lebanese resis-
tance to come to terms with Israel in a new
accord. Knowing President Reagan's stub-
bornness as we do in other areas of his Ad-
ministration's business, we are hard-
pressed not to give credence to this ac-
cusation, as well.
In all, it is most likely true that there
have been confrontations between Israeli
fighting forces and U.S. Marines. Apart
from being profoundly sad, it only goes to
show just how far the Reagan Administra-
tion has come in its willingness to undercut
Israel and how far apart it has grown
from the Congress and the broad pro-Israel
sentiment that still characterizes most of
America's public opinion.
PERHAPS it was in anticipa-
ion of this week's 50th anniver-
sary of the accession to power of
\dolf Hitler in Germany. In any
case, Simone Veil, the former
president of the European Parlia-
ment, said that she has "had
enough" of the Holocaust es-
pecially the trials and attempted
trials of Nazi war criminals.
Veil's comment was inspired
some ten days ago by the formal
charging of Maurice Papon with
crimes against humanity during
World War II, when he served in
the Vichy government and al-
legedly collaborated with the
Germans in the deportation of
over 1,000 Jews from Bordeaux
to concentration camps in East-
ern Europe and eventual exter-
mination.
VEIL'S apparently new-found
feelings about passionate Jewish
attitudes toward the Holocaust
and obsessive Jewish determina-
tion to keep the Holocaust alive
are rather surprising. Veil, her-
self, is Jewish. Veil, herself, is a
survivor of the Auschwitz con-
centration camp, where she lost
virtually all of her family.
It is not that she wishes to for-
get, she explains, as that, from
the beginning, Veil has opposed
the French Parliament's lifting of
the statute of limitations for war
crimes and crimes against
humanity, a legal rationale she
appears to be using for her belief
that such criminals experience
sufficient punishment from pub-
lic condemnation of their acts
once they are found out.
My initial reaction to Veil's of-
ficial announcement that she has
"had enough" was frank an-
noyance. There. I thought, goes
another super-civilized Jew who
believes that everyone else is
super-civilized too. Let contume-
ly punish the Nazi murderers
as if contumely alone can punish
the act of murder at all. As if
those incapable of remorse can
suddenly feel the withering
paralysis of shame. Nonsense.
BUT THE fact is. if for differ-
ent reasons. I have myself spoken
out against the Jewish obsession
with the Holocaust. It is not the
former Nazi butchers who are
still around that I pity for our re-'
lentless pressure to uncover their
whereabouts and try them.
It is we, ourselves, whom I
pity. To begin with, the obsession
with the Holocaust is by now
counterproductive. In our effort
to teach it to others, we have
come to the point of public rela-
tions super-saturation.
Indeed, if the revisionists of
Nazi history are making any
gains at all these days with their
theory that the Holocaust never
occurred, it has our holocaustic
obsession to thank for this, no
matter what the Jewish com-
munity relations agencies may
say to the contrary. The more we
push the Holocaust, the more re-
sistant to it the public becomes.
LETS BE crude about it:
Take, for example, the incessant
scheduling on television of some
new grand-scale production cen-
tered on the theme. Herman
Wouke "The Wings of War" is
the latest of these clinkers
scheduled to begin this weekend.
It ought to be a tine qua non that
if these productions were "good
for the Jews," if we wanted to
stage them there ourselves as
worthy object lessons in history
and as a warning against bigotry,
all televisions channels would in-
stantly be closed to us.
Preciaely because they are no
such thing, precisely because
they are maudlin soap opera
statements that place the Holo-
caust into instant lack of cre-
dibility, or because they show the
Holocaust as but a moment of
exaggerated unpleasantness in
the sad saga of World War II,
while almost always somehow
managing to star questionable
personalities in the cause of Jew-
ishness (Vanessa Redgrave is
only one example of this), ought
Former European Parliament President Simone Veil
s
v
*
o
Mindlin
a.
to tell us something about want-
ing to have nothing to do with
them.
And so, an even more impor-
tant reason that, in the end, Veil
and others who are beginning to
think like her may be right is that
the Jewish obsession has begun
to hurt the Jews themselves.
THE BRITISH critic. Brian
Glanville, in a rare interview with
the Argentinian writer a half-
dozen years or so ago, Jorge Luis
Borges, refers to Borges' anti-
pathies toward the State of Is-
rael. Says Borges: "Have you
been to Israel? I don't advise you
to go. Perhaps persecution and
banishment are important to Is-
rael
Borges, whose literary produc-
tivity may be small, is neverthe-
less a world-rank artist, and his
opinions are studied eagerly
What Borges believes can not be
basfsythit,a^ririti,,y,,0r "* mo he is^not necesLX .n0f IS?"- "W" > And for while' *'
poE SEE2LanexPerton from i960 to the Yom Kipp*
War in 1973, this was not so.
But that war with Egypt {
Syria, so nearly lost, cut the
heart out of the new Israeli ap*
A sense of emotional in'
turning on a national -
demonstrated to the Israelis th
their major bargaining chip,
reliance on western sensitivity
Borges' literary life has been
Franz Kafka, the sublime Czech-
Jewish writer. And, as Borgei
told Glanville: "I met the Pre*
dent there (in Israel). I really did
my best to like the country, but I
didn't like it, and yet most of my
friends are Jewish" not some,
as the old saw says, but most.
AND WITH respect to Chr
tianity in general and Roman
Catholicism in particular, Borgei
has declared of the distinguish*!
British author, G. K. Chesterton,
imagining as Borges was soot
devoutly to-be-hoped-for proba-
bilities: "I can think of Chester
ton not being a Catholic What.
pity Chesterton became
Catholic, eh? One of the major
tragedies of world history." So*
is not anti-Semitism, either, that
formed his opinion of I*
The point is that Ike the ulti
mate artist Borges is, be has u-
rived at a remarkable perception
about persecution and bans*
ment as important to Ursa
There is no doubt that this *
true in pre-bibhcal Jewish b
tory.
And it is also true that it b*
came characteristic of Jewish ex
perience after the Roman con-
quest and the Jewish flight to
exile in the Diaspora.
ONE WOULD have hop*]
that, with the reestablishment ot
modern Israel, this would
of Israel is not political. Besides
his own agonies in his struggle
with Argentina's dictator, Juan
Peron, have made him politically
savvy enough.
Nor can Borges be accused of
anti-Semitism or of "typical"
Christian anti-Jewish attitudes of
a lesser lethal order. One of the
most profound influences on
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Continued on Page 9


I Friday- February 4,1963
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa

Page 5
Reasonable Objective
ByYOSEFTEKOAH
The negotiations that have
I started between Israel and Leb-
anon do not represent just one
Lore political stage among
many. They represent a cross-
| roads.
Despite initial doubts and
[suspicions and despite the mis-
takes which will undoubtedly be
made, there can be no doubt that
these negotiations may represent
a new phase in relations between
Israel and its neighbor to the
North. Given this basic fact, it is
imperative that everything pos-
sible be done to prevent the
stormy public confrontations
endemic to Israel's political life
from dictating the character of
the vital Israel-Lebanon negotia-
tions.
Every international
negotiation is, by its very nature,
a process of progress and regres-
sion, of opening stances and lines
of retreat, of wide-ranging de-
mands and realistic com-
promises. Even in the first meet-
ings between Israel and Lebanon,
one saw how very complex it was
going to be, particularly in view
of the difficulties that the Leb-
anese face; the almost unbear-
able pressures of the Arab world
and the additional factor of U.S.
participation in the negotiations.
The Israeli delegation is going
to have to navigate between
these varied factors; to neutralize
pressures and to demonstrate
firmness and flexibility at the
same time; to fight for every
single point on the agenda and to
make the minimal number of con-
cessions and to try to get the
maximum concessions from the
Lebanese. At times, the dele-
gation will be forced to demand
far more than what seems
reasonable in order to make sure
of getting the minimum that is
acceptable. Delays, stalemates
and even the disruption of the
negotiations will have to be taken
as a matter of course without
losing sight of the main objec-
tives.
These objectives are the re-
moval of all foreign forces from
Lebanon; the guarantee of se-
curity on Israel's northern bor-
der; and the normalization of re-
lations between the two coun-
tries These objectives, I believe,
are acceptable to all Israelis, no
matter what their political per-
Ambassador Yosef Tekoah will
be the keynote speaker at the
1983 Tampa Jewish Federation-
United Jewish Appeal Campaign
Dinner on Feb. 19.
suasion, with the possible excep-
tion of certain fringe elements.
These objectives are not unrealis-
tic, and there is, in fact, a good
possibility of realizing all of
them. There is also good reason
to try to do so.
The kibitzing and the conten-
tion of some political circles in
this country to the effect that Is-
rael cannot possibly achieve
these objectives and that it is
useless to try can only be harm-
ful. This sort of contention, in
different guises, is voiced often
enough by certain circles in the
Lebanese and even the American
governments. One should not
lend credence to what are usually
baseless opinions by adding the
opinions of Israeli politicians.
One should not foster the
impression that a good part of
the nation does not want or be-
lieve in the possibility of achiev-
ing these objectives. One should
refrain from strengthening the
hand of those who want Israel to
be satisfied with less than what
we really want in our hearts:
more secure borders and a better
chance for peace for us and for
our neighbors.
When it still seemed possible
to get a real peace treaty with the
Lebanese, there were those in Is-
rael and abroad who immediately
responded by contending that
there could be no question of a
peace treaty, because no peace
treaty could be achieved by force
of arms. In the meantime, the
matter of a peace treaty has been
dropped, and Israel has decided
to try to achieve a state of nor-
malization with Lebanon.
The absurdity of the claims,
however, cannot be dismissed.
No international treaty that I
know of has been obtained by
persuasion alone, without the
added factor of armed might be-
hind one of the signatories. How
else have treaties and agreements
been made but by the application
of economic, political and mili-
tary pressures?
One may call these pressures
whatever one wishes pressure,
force, coercion but one cannot
ignore their importance in inter-
national negotiations.
The Israeli military presence
on Lebanese soil can certainly be
termed such a pressure. This is
true, understood and acceptable
in international circles. Israel has
the right to try to get the maxi-
mum advantage from this pres-
sure in order to further its legiti-
mate aims. Only those who do
not share these aims could de-
mand otherwise.
Many among us have sons at
the front, in Lebanon. We would
all prefer to see them on the bor-
ders of Israel. But if there is a
real possibility of increasing the
chances for peace and security,
for them and for ourselves, then
shouldn't we all try to keep that
in mind when we think of them
there in the snows of Lebanon?
The citizens of Israel are not
nearly so interested in who nego-
tiates with Lebanon as they are
in what will be accomplished in
these negotiations.
Good luck to Menachem Begin,
Ariel Sharon and Yitzhak
Shamir: with their success, I too,
as an Israeli citizen, will have
succeeded. Even if I do not
belong to their political party.
I will do or say nothing that
would harm their chances of
achieving Israel's objectives. On
the contrary, I will look for every
way possible to support and to
aid them. And the best assistance
they can get is the force of the
entire nation behind them. If
there is something to be said or
commented on, it should be said,
but not in a manner liable to
enable foreign elements, interest-
ed in questioning and curbing Is-
rael's objectives, to claim that
even part of the people of Israel is
ready to accept less than their
government.
If the government of Israel
fails to obtain the Israeli objec-
tives, the nation will charge them
with this at the proper time.
But if we ourselves harm the
government's chances of achiev-
ing these objectives, then it is we
who will be charged by the
nation.
The writer is a former presi-
dent of Ben-Gurion University of
the Negev and a leading member
of the Labor Party. He was a
director of the foreign ministry's
armistice affairs division and an
ambassador to the UN.
Plant Museum Feb. Festival
A celebration of February's
Festivals will be held Saturday
morning Feb. 12, from 10:30 a.m.
to 12 p.m. at the Henry B. Plant
Museum. The arts and crafts
program, for children in third
through eighth grade, will focus
on local and national holidays
celebrated during the month of
February.
Participants will take a closer
look at objects in the collection
that focus on Valentine's Day,
Gasparilla Day and President's
Day. After their tour of the Mu-
seum the children will be intro-
duced to a variety of projects
they can make and take home.
The creation of Victorian Valen-
tines and Gasparilla Masks are
just two of the projects planned
for the morning's event.
For further information and
reservations for February's Fes-
tivals please call the Henry B.
Plant Museum, 253-8861 exten-
tion 400.
An open board meeting of Women's Division-Tampa Jewish
Federation was held at Congregation Kol Ami January 20. The
keynote speaker was Linda Hennesey of Orlando. Board members,
campaign cabinet members, and workers who attended were (back row
from left) Betty Shalett, Marlene Steinberg, Jolene Shor, co-chairman
of the 1983 Women's Division campaign; Nellye Friedman, Harriet
Seelig, Bobbe Karpay, co-chairman, 1983 Women's Division cam-
paign; Franci Rudolph, Sharon Mock, Linda Blum, Rena Firestone,
and Lili Kaufmann. (Front row from left) Marsha Sherman, Aida
Weissman, Shelly Herzog, president Congregation Kol Ami
Sisterhood; Vichi Paul, Trudy Harris, Linda Hennesey, Muriel Alt us,
vice president, Women's Division; Peggy Feiles, Laura Kreitzer, Ellen
Stern, and Nancy Verkauf.
Photo: A udrey Hau bens tock
mm
The Tampa Chapter of Women's American ORT wishes to thank the following
patrons and sponsors for their contribution to our
Eighth Annual Children's Film Festival:
PATRONS
ABC Fabrics of Tampa, Inc.
Mr. Gary Cohen
Darby, Sheahen & Weissman, P.A.
Karpay Associates, Inc.
Treasure Island, Inc.
Write Occasions, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Steve Zaritsky
SPONSORS
Alessi Bakeries, Inc.
Avant Gold Jewelers
Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Barat
Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Barkln
Barnett, Bolt, & Russo
Bay Area Cleaners, Inc.
Bay to Bay Hardware
A.P. Boza Funeral Homes, Inc.
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Brauner
Mr. & Mrs. Terry Brimmer
Dr. & Mrs. David Bruck
Judge & Mrs. Milton Carp
Carrollwood Pools
Carvel, North Dale Mabry
Mr. & Mrs. Edward Cheffetz
Mr. & Mrs. Mark S. Cotzen
Crown Realty of Tampa, Inc.
Custom Draperies
Deborah Kent's, Inc.
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Duby
Dr. & Mrs. Richard Eatroff
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Ettleman
Fabric King, Inc.
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Farber
Farner Shoe Store, Inc.
Fashion Wearhouse
Dr. & Mrs. Dennis Feldman
Dr. & Mrs. Steven Field
Mr. & Mrs. Mike Finer
Dr. & Mrs. Frederick Firestone
Dr. & Mrs. Gregory Firestone
Dr. & Mrs. Lloyd Firestone
Flagship Bank of Tampa
Mr. & Mrs. Sol Fleischman, Jr.
Dr. & Mrs. Bernard Germain
Dr. & Mrs. Allan Goldman
Dr. & Mrs. Stuart Goldsmith
Gulfcoast Metals, Inc.
Ben Gutkin, P.A.
Captain & Mrs. Anthony Hanlly
Dr. Thomas S. Herman
Dr. & Mrs. Richard S. Hodes
Mr. & Mrs. Stuart Hollander
Dr. & Mrs. Peter Jacobson
Jo-Ann's Nut House
Mr. & Mrs. Erwln Katz
Dr. & Mrs. Stuart Kaufman
Kirby's Inc.
Dr. & Mrs. Steven Leiber
Leonard's Frame Shop
Dr. & Mrs. Alexander Lerner
Let's Have a Party, Inc.
Mr. Robert A. Levin
Mr. & Mrs. Marshall Levinson
Lighting Unlimited
The Loungerie
Lucy's Fancy Salon & Boutique
Majestic Cleaners
Mark Alan's Bootery
Martin's Uniforms
Mr. & Mrs. Barry Meyerson
Mezrah, Cohen, & Saphier, P.A.
Mr. & Mrs. Michael R. Miller
Misener Marine Construction, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs, Lloyd Morgenstern
Mr. & Mrs. James K. Murray, Jr.
Dr. Julian D. Newman
Dr. Maurice Novick
Nutcracker Sweets
Mr. & Mrs. Peter Olle
Dr. & Mrs. J. Justin Older
Pride-Mark Promotions, Inc.
Rainbow Linen & Bath, Inc.
Dr. & Mrs. Michael Rothburd
Mr. & Mrs. Richard Rudolph
Sahlman Seafoods
Dr. & Mrs. Daniel Schwartz
Simon Schwartz, Inc.
Scrap All, Inc.
Seibert Insurance Agency
Dr. & Mrs. Michael Shaw
Drs. Shaw Borkowf and Lipschultz
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Scherzer
Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Sergay
Mr. & Mrs. John Shearer
Marsha Sherman
Dr. & Mrs. Gerald Sokol
Dr. & Mrs. David Solomon
Sound Technology, Inc.
Southeast Bank, N.A.
Southern Alloy Steel Corp.
Mr. & Mrs. George Stark
State Vacuum of Tampa, Inc.
Stephen's
Dr. & Mrs. Mark Stern
Tampa Bay Shoe Service, Inc.
Tampa Novelty Co., Inc.
Tampa Travel Service
Tampa Wholesale Plumbing Supply
Mr. & Mrs. Fred Taylor
Lee M. Tobin
Esther & Glenn Tobin
Dr. & Mrs. Byron Verkauf
The Village Photographer
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Weissman
Jerry Williams, Inc.
Zamore s Inc.
Zyndorf s Bakery


Page 6
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday. February 4,19
Music Festival
Committees Hard At Work
To plan a music festival is, in
itself, an "awesome" job. To plan
a music festival hosting Robert
Merrill is a "more awesome" job.
However, when the co-chairmen
of the festival are Arline Verkauf
and Howard Sinsley, and you
have the musical talents of
Cantor William Hauben, the job
becomes a bit easier.
Arline and Howard report that
all of the committees for the 14th
Annual Jewish Music Festival
March 20 at Rodeph Sholom
Synagogue have been hard at
work for the past two months and
the Festival is well on its way.
Helping them coordinate all of
the committees is Roberta
Zamore.
Publicity is being handled by
Sandy Turkel and Doris Morris.
Frank Cohen and his committee,
plus the Sisterhood Ad Book
Committee are in charge of
advertising, while Karem Linsky
is heading the Professional Page.
Cantor Hauben, who has been
the overseer of the Jewish Music
Festival since its inauguration, is
so proud of the format of this
year's festival, he truly glows
with pride. "We have come so far
in Tampa. And truly there is so
much quality music in the city
today that we can select from."
Many local artists have been
part of the Jewish Music
Festival program over the years
and they are frequently called
back to accompany the guest
artists. This year it is the Jack
Golly Orchestra who will appear
with Robert Merrill.
Patrons and Sponsors tickets
are in the able hands of David
Linsky, Gary Zamore, Lou
Morris and Sammy Bobo.
Bootsie Oster is in charge of all
Jewish
Music
Season
" and all Israel danced .
with all their might with
songs, lyres, harps, timbrels,
cymbals and trumpets." (I
Chronicles).
That is the theme and motif for
this year's joyous Jewish Music
Season poster which inaugurates
the 11-week celebration of Jewish
music, sponsored by JWB's Jew-
ish Music Council. Jewish Music
Season lasts from Jan. 29 to
April 18.
According to Leonard Kaplan,
chairman of the JWB Jewish
Music Council, "We are holding
Jewish Music Season as a way of
highlighting the richness and
diversity of Jewish music and the
important role it plays in Jewish
life from the haunting melodies of
cantorial music to the spirited
tunes of Israeli folk musk."
In Tampa, the Jewish Music
Season will be recognized by the
Jewish Community Center's
sponsorship of GALGALIM on
Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the JCC
Auditorium. GALGALIM it a
musical panorama of Jewish ex-
periences from many lands and
times. This show uses in-
strumental and vocal reflection of
the cultural backgrounds of three
generations ranging from the
Jewish presence in North Amer-
ica and Eastern Europe to Israel.
Ticket* are on sale at the Jewish
Community Center office. Ad-
vance purchase is recommended.
The JCC series hss been s sellout
this year.
Robert Merrill will star in the
Nth Annual Jewish Music Fes-
tival sponsored by Congregation
other ticket sales. Art Skop and
Mike Levine are working on the
printing, and the lovely dessert
party for Mr. Merrill and all
patrons and sponsors is being
chaired by Nancy Verkauf.
Accommodations for Mr. Merrill,
his family and accompanist are
being handled by Judy and
Michael Schwartz, while Elinor
Turkel, along with Cantor
Hauben, will be coordinating the
Jack Golly Band and Mr. Merrill,
Greg Waksman will be in charge
of the program booklet and Ben
Lynn has assumed all treasurer
duties for the festival.
We urge everyone to get in
touch with the synagogoe office,
837-1911, to arrange for tickets
early. This will prove to be a most
entertaining evening, as Mr.
Merrill has arranged a most
diversified program.
Men of the Heritage Division of the Tampa
Federation 1983 Combined Campaign met at the
Jewish Community Center to plan for the coming
year. The co-chairmen of this division are (seated
left) Herb Swarzwam and Bill Kalish. Committee
members include (standing from left) Jack
Kopelman, Irving Weissman, Mickey Frank, and
Less Barnett, chairman of the 1983 combined
campaign.
Photo: Audrey Haubenstock
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L February 4,1963
>tter to the Editor
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 7
)R, The Jewish Floridian:
read recent articles in
about
I yOU
Lnal news magazines
Duality of education in our
and universities, you
f the controversy over
of higher education. In a
I of national economic stress
nxiety our supporting insti-
ins both secondary and ele-
Vary schools, must be held
Lore accountable. Presently
vay own Hillel School is un-
oing evaluation by a team of
dtants.
Ihools everywhere are being
upon to re-organize curri-
and methods to better
their students. Parents
me over the appropriate
choice for their children-
elementary school all the
[up through graduate school.
.led educators and philoso-
s, historians and economists
I speculated and analyzed the
methods, materials and
ophies. As parents we ex-
"m children to be fitted for
rival economically, educa-
ally, personally, socially and
jtually.
ere are some findings from
rted articles that merit seri-
onsideration:
Does the school demand re-
chand thinking skills?
[ Are academic results tested
Imeasured?
Is intellectual excellence re-
ded?
[Are the students educated to
[limit of their capacities?
Are more resopnsibility,
Mogy and personal responsi-
ly explored?
|o all of the above, Hillel
can answer a resounding
It Hillel Schoold there is a
pinuing effort to standardize
culum so that learning in
major areas is enhanced.
flies to develop skills and
rtedge in the fundamentals of
|nces, art and history are
nary. Basic skills such as
ding, writing, speech and
Jhmatics are also developed.
critical understanding of
and values is pursued es-
|lly through the Judaic
dies curriculum and the He-
i activities.
iudents are encouraged to
about moral issues, ethical
and the uses of this
vledge. Hillel School is com-
[ted to the development of the
of self, to Jewish identity
to community outreach and
service. These universal Jewish
values are supported by cur-
riculum and activities.
It is a moot point that school
selection and placement is the re-
flection of one s individual choice,
along with the consideration
given to the student's abilities
and interests. But it is essential
also to consider school goals and
services.
At a time when Tampa's only
Jewish Day School undergoes a
reevaluation, initiated by finan-
cial concerns, it is uncumbent
upon all of us to recognize how
common this process is.
It is my personal opinion that
Hillel School's unique program
will be re-affirmed and substan-
tiated as a viable educational
choice in our community.
NINA SINSLEY,
Librarian
Hillel School of Tampa
Estate Tax Planning
JCC Senior Program
"Almost everyone has
something to leave his or her
friends or family. It's important
to know how to do that so not
everything gets 'eaten up' in
taxes," says one of the older
adults who helped plan the
Estate Tax Planning segment of
the "Managing on Your Income"
series held for Hillsborough
County's over-60 residents.
Mr. Jeffrey Davidson. CPA
and tax partner of the inter-
nationally-known Deloitte
Haskins & Sells firm, will be the
guest speaker discussing "Estate
Tax Planning" at the Jewish
Community Center. Tuesday.
Feb. 22. at 10:30 a.m.
There is no charge for the
"short course" which is open to
anyone age 60+ in Hillsborough
County, though donations are al-
ways welcome and help expand
programs for senior adults. The
Senior Center program of the
JCC is jointly funded by the Old-
er Americans Act (through
Manahill AAA and HRS). the
Tampa Jewish Federation, the
UniU"d Way, and volunteer
donations.
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Dec. 25, Congregation Rodeph
Sholom celebrated a special
Shabbat at the Jewish Com-
munity Center. Approximately
150 members and their families
gathered at the JCC for outdoor
morning services, a Shabbat
Luncheon and a day of games
and sports.
According to Rabbi Berger.
"The Synagogue of the 80's must
devote a great deal of time and
attention to Family Sabbath and
Holiday celebrations. Moreover,
events such as these that take
place at the Jewish Community
Center reinforce the message that
each constituent part of the
Tampa Jewish Community is
vital for the continued strength
and survival of the Jewish peo-
ple."
This day was well received by
the congregation and will be re-
peated again next December.
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^day. February J
Jewish National Fund Israel Trip
Nine tired but turned-on and
excited travelers have returned
from the first Tampa Bay Area
sponsored Jewish National Fund
Trip to Israel. With Professional
Israeli guides and Judy Levitt as
their leader, the tourists were
treated to an in-depth view of Is-
rael's popular sights as well as
special JNF Land Reclamation
Projects.
It quickly became apparent to
the group what 80 years of
dedicated JNF work has
achieved. From the planting of
over 150 million trees to the net-
work of roads leading to new
agricultural settlements, the JNF
influence is everywhere. The
unusable sand is being turned
into arable land.
It also became apparent that
Israel is a fun place to shop and
experiment with a variety of in-
teresting restaurants. There was
even time for Israeli style night
clubbing with the special treat of
seeing Amnon Naftali, our own
Tampa JCC Shaliach (Emissary),
a professional folk dancer, on the
stage.
This trip was so successful that
another one is being planned for
the fall of this year. Anyone
interested in joining JNF in Is-
rael this year, please call the JNF
office at 876-9327.
Sharansky and Mother Exchange Censored Letters
NEW YORK The National
Conference on Soviet Jewry has
learned that Mrs. Ida Milgrom
was asked by Chistopol prison
manager Romanov and special
KGB officer Vladimir Galkin to
urge her son, Poc Anatoly
Sharansky, via letter, to cease
the hunger strike which he began
nearly four months ago. Mrs.
Milgrom has maintained a vigil
at the prison since Jan. 4. On
Jan. 14 authorities in Romanov's
office promised that if the letter
was written, Mrs. Milgrom would
receive a response from her son.
They also indicated that once
Sharansky stops his protest, con-
tact between him and his family
would resume.
Mrs. Milgrom first drafted a
letter detailing the worldwide
activity on behalf of her son, who
was sentenced in 1978 to 13 years
in prison, but the authorities re-
fused to pass it on. She then
wrote a note stressing her con-
cern for her son's health and
stated that she hoped contact
would resume.
Two hours later, the authori-
ties handed Mrs. Milgrom a re-
turn message from her son. Since
six of the 19 lines in the letter
were censored, she refused to ac-
cept it and was about to leave.
Romanov and Galkin tried to
convince her to read it and, des-
perate to ascertain that her son
was alive and capable of writing,
she finally agreed.
In the letter, Sharansky main-
tained that he undertook the
hunger strike to protest how
much his mother and wife,
Avital, were suffering from his
isolation and the lenghty break-
off of contact (ed- note:
Sharansky was last visited by
family in January 1982). He
stated that if contact is resumed,
he would stop his hunger strike.
Details on his deteriorating
health and a request for imme-
diate hospitalization were also
contained in the note.
Romanov and Galkin re-
quested that Mrs. Milgrom write
a confirmation of receipt of that
letter for them to give to her son.
Since the letter was censored,
Mrs. Milgorm refused. However,
two hours later, she agreed to
write a note to her son saying
Media Pursue Story
Britain's Row With
Saudi Arabia Unfolds
LONDON (JTA)
While the British Foreign
Office is attempting to play
down Britain's latest row
with Saudi Arabia, leading
London newspapers are
just as intent on playing it
up.
Editorials in The Times,
Financial Times and Guardian
unanimously blame Britain for
the row following Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher's refusal to
receive PLO representative
Farouk Kaddoumi as part of an
Arab League delegation. The
Saudis have retaliated by cancel-
ling a visit by British Foreign
Secretary Francis Pym.
"What is required is not soft-
ness on principle but greater
clarity, consistency and serious-
ness in applying our principles to
the Palestinian issue," says The
Times.
The Financial Times, alleging
confusion in Britain's attitude to
the PLO, says that "quite apart
from the possible damage to
trade relations, it is regrettable
that a cooling in relations (with
Saudi Arabia) should take place
just as Britain and the more
moderate members of the Arab
work) appeared to be moving
closer towards a common ap-
proach to a Middle East peace
settlement."
THE GUARDIAN suggests
that the Foreign Office and Dow-
ning Street "are even now cons-
tructing the form of words which
will allow Mr. Kaddowmi or one
of his colleagues both to be
received and not deflect Britain
from giving its full support to the
Palestinian people, whether or
not represented by the PLO, in
what may be their last chance of
securing a home..."
But Mrs. Thatcher's refusal to
meet a PLO representative won
warm praise from the Anglo-Jew-
ish community's representative
body. Arye Handler, chairman of
the Board of Deputies of British
Jews, urged the Prime Minister
to remain firm in her resolve "and
resist odious Arab threats."
But this may not prevent the
anti-British mood from spreading
to other parts of the Arab world.
The strength of Saudi feeling
was evident in an emotional letter
to The Times by Prince Bandar
Ben Abdullah, the Saudi Assis-
tant Deputy Minister of the
Interior, advising fellow Arabs
"to emulate the Saudi way,
namely, hit the Westerners where
it hurts, in their pockets, for they
have no hearts."
AMONG THE epithets which
the Prince levelled at Britain
were that it was "foolhardy in
humiliating the Arabs" and that
"the average full-blooded Arab"
was "nauseated by British hypo-
crisy." He called Britain merely
"an appendage" of the United
States and "almost irrelevant" in
the Middle East.
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that she hoped to renew contact
with him; Galkin took the letter
from her.
Mrs. Milgrom then traveled to
Kazan on Jan. 17 and met with
the director of the Health De-
partment of the Interior Minis-
try. She reported on Sharansky's
critical health condition and de-
manded immediate hospitaliza-
tion. The director claimed he had
no new information on
Sharansky'8 condition and that
he is continuing his hunger
strike. He asserted that only
when the hunger strike is stopped
will Sharansky be hospitalized.
Mrs. Milgrom returned to
Moscow to continue her struggle
to free her son.
Ramah Camps
Seek Summer Staff
The National Ramah Commis-
sion in New York has announced
that they are now accepting ap-
plications for positions on staffs
of the Ramah camps in the
United States and Canada.
Camps are located in the follow-
ing areas: Conover, Wise; Lake
Como, Perm.; Nyack, N.Y.; Ojai.
Calif.; Palmer, Mass.; Utterson,
Ontario, Canada; and Wingdale,
N.Y.
Positions are available on the
educational staff for those with a
good Hebrew and Judaic back-
ground who are currently pur-
suing a program of Hebrew and
Judaic studies. For those who
lack this background, but would
like to experience a summer of in-
tense Jewish life, positions are
available on the service staff.
For applications or more infor-
mation, please contact:
Amy Kagedan,
Personnel Coordinator
National Ramah Commission
3080 Broadway
New York, N.Y. 10027
(212)678-8881
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 9
lur Holocaust Obsession
On the Bookshelf
Needs Some Rethinking p^i AU ,
Continued from Page 4 ,_ .. ^ OOOKS ADOIlt
In the same way that Vic-
tonanism both elevated and crlr>
Continued from Page 4
, even guilt about the Holo-
st, particularly in the United pled British civilisation,"sotoois
lt*s, had lost its value over- the Israeli commitment to cele-
jht brating the Holocaust crippling
the elan vitale of that nation.
This is what Borges meant when
he remarked to Glanville that
without a sense of persecution
and banishment, "they (Israel)
become! s) a country like any
other."
Women Unmask Sexism
[The Holocaust was a major Is-
di production from the begin-
z of statehood, but it never
line so obsessive a considera-
bn as since the 1973 war. The
emiership of Menachem Begin,
irting three years later, dove-
Ued perfectly with Israel's na-
Lnal recommitment to an
tmal holocaustic Yom Kippur.
Begin, the never-enaing
rareness of the Holocaust is an
ential fact of Jewish and Is-
leliiile.
[YAD VASHEM in Jerusalem,
|e museum dedicated to the
olocaust, is the crowning glory
this recommitment. What
aveJing statesman to Israel
es not consider it a proper duty
visit Yad Vashem, complete
(ith yarmulke set as a crown
on his alien and uncertain
fcad? And complete with photo-
ipners, of course, to record the
Perhaps the roots of this are in
the Jewish biblical imperatives
themselves. But they are not en-
viable. Neither is the obsessive
cleaving to the Holocaust,
whether the cleaving is done in
Israel or elsewhere in the world
Jewish community.
CERTAINLY, that is what
Borges would say were he to
speak of the Holocaust specifical-
ly. And undoubtedly that is what
Simone Veil meant, although she
couched her comment in legal-
isms, maybe because she knew
that to speak this way invites the
wrath of the Jewish Establish-
ment Even when it is a survivor
of Auschwitz who says so.
.*
jc Stern (left), distinguished world-class violinist, receives
\honorary doctorate of Tel Aviv University from Prof. Haim
n-Shahar, president of Tel Aviv University, and Prof. Yoram
tstein, rector, at recent ceremonies in Tel Aviv. The degree
bgnues Stern's 'outstanding stature as a musician and
\linist.'
Syndicated Economist Next U.T. Speaker
An award-winning Los Angel-
radio and television commen-
tor known as the "Mid-night
nomist" will speak at the
xt University of Tampa Forum
Thursday. Feb. 17. The pro-
m in the University Seminar
ter will begin at 3 p.m. and is
and open to the public.
William R. Alien, professor of
niics at the University of
ifornia, Los Angeles, and
'dent of the International In
tut* for Economic Research,
w scrutinize "Mad Dogs. Eng
"hraen, and Specialists in Fi-
ace" in a critical analysis of in-
ton, its causes and its cures.
e audience will be welcome to
i in the discussion.
Allen's vigorous and colloquial
preach to reputable economics
Ited from attempts to reach a
y audience with his midnight
dcasts Some typical conv
s:
"Ground the world, we have '
decades of bad results from ;
d economics badly applied; we
ve seen recently poor but1
* results from improved eco-
ks badly applied; we have
10 try persistently to apply
1 economics well." And "Life
ehow goes on in this competi-
world of scarcity and silli-
s. But it would go on better if
J were not so silly in dealing
^..scarcity. The scarcity is
fcM*the 8i,linw tareIy
voidable."
^en's nightly capsule com-
nts on the nature and preser-
1 of the free society and its
pucient economy have earned
Pmtne Honor Certificate of the
P^eooms Foundation at Valley
Forge. Some of his commentaries
are nationally syndicated as a
weekly series by Public Affair
Broadcast Group.
By MORTON I. TEICHER
Jewish Floridian Book Editor
The American Jewish Woman,
J664-1980. By Jacob R.
Marcus. New York: Ktav Pub-
lishing House, 1981. 231 Pp.,
$15.00.
' The American Jewish Woman: A
Documentary History. By
Jcaob R. Marcus. New York,
Ktav Publishing House, 1981.
1047 Pp., $35.00.
These books Marcus' remarka-
ble answer to his own assertion
that historians, by and large,
have treated American Jewish
women as non-persons. His
opinion is important since he is
an eminent historian, having
written many book son Jewish
history and having had two
volumes of essays published in
his honor. He is a professor at
Hebrew Union College and the
director of the American Jewish
Archives.
Marcus was undoubtedly in-
fluenced in writing these books
by the feminist movement which
succeeded in raising the con-
sciousness of many men and
women. Indeed, of the three
movements of the 1960's civil
rights. anti-Vietnam and
women's liberation it is un-
doubtedly the women's move-
ment which will have the most
lasting significance. These two
volumes provide ample basis for
that forecast.
THE FIRST book is a chrono-
logical narrative of American
Jewish history, featuring the
roles and contributions of Ameri-
can Jewish women or "Jew-
esses," as Marcus insists on call-
ing them. Similarly outdated
usages are his references to
"clubwomen" and to "girls"
when he writes about grown
women.
In traditional fashion, Marcus
begins his history with the 23
Jews who landed in New Amster-
dam in 1654, but he gives them
short shrift and quickly moves on
to the American Revolution. He
then gives a fine picture of the
19th Century which, for Ameri-
can Jewish women, according to
Marcus, was a period of content-
ment and fulfillment with
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The first two decades of the
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emerging, first into factories and
later into community and social
work. The next 40 years were an
era of "enlargement and expan-
sion," followed finally by the
"women's revolt" from 1963 to
the present.
ALONG THE way, Marcus of-
fers fascinating vignettes and
short biographies. He gives good
accounts of the founding of
Hadassah and the National
Council of Jewish Women. Many
little known facts are recorded.
For example, did you know that
Wyatt Earp's wife was a Jew who
saw to it that the Western gun-
fighter and sheriff was buried in a
Jewish cemetery?
Or, that in addition to Polly
Adler of "A House is Not a
Home" fame, was another Jewish
madam (unnamed by Marcus)
who ran for a seat in the Nevada
State Legislature?Orthat Florida
elected a Jewish Senator in 1845
named David Levi Yulee? More
important, of course, is the atten-
tion he gives to Golds Meir. Hen-
rietta Szokl, Hannah Solomon
and other Jewish women leaders.
The companion volume, as its
name implies, is a collection of
documents pertaining to Ameri-
can Jewish women. These are raw
data for the historian, but they
make good reading for everyone
interested in Jewish affairs or the
women's movement. The docu-
ments include letters, speeches,
poems, memoirs and diaries.
THERE ARE epitaphs and
obituaries, newspaper and
journal articles, as well as or-
ganizational constitutions and
minutes. Both volumes contain
numerous illustrations, and each
is meticulously indexed. They are
useful reference works for
scholars or for others who want
to And out about a particular
Jewish woman.
The first book is worth reading
as a relatively brief American
Jewish history from an unusual
viewpoint, and the second is
wort h looking into from time to
time to remind all of us, men and
women, of our rich heritage in the
writings, the deeds and the work
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Friday. Febr
President Yitzhak Navon meets with a dele-
gation of friends and representatives of the
American Associates of Ben-Gurion Univer-
sity of the Negev during his recent U.S. visit.
Left to right are Ambassador Yaakov
Avnon, vice president of Ben-Gurion Univer-
sity; President Navon; Arnold Forster,
chairman of the Executive Committee; and
Joseph Jacob son, chairman, Yad David Ben-
Gurion.
Headlines
Labor Dep't. Rules Seen as 'Negative'
Recent regulations proposed by the U.S.
Department of Labor regarding the number
of hours and the time of day that 14 and 15-year
olds would be allowed to work "could have a
negative impact on family life and young teen-
agers' education, and is a retreat from the goals of
economic and social justice that we support," the
American Jewish Committee has declared.
In a recent letter to William M. Otter, adminis-
trator of the Department of Labor's Wage and
Hour Division, Frank Goldsmith, chair of the
human relations agency's National Education
Committee, and Howard L. Greenberger. chair of
its Employment Opportunities Committee, noted
that though the AJC recognized the need for up-
dating the permissible occupations and providing
more flexibility for teen-agers, it was "disturbed
that a rule as important as the protection of
young teen-agers from exploitation does not re-
quire a more complete analysis and public debate
before substantive revisions are proposed."
President Keagan will address leaders of the
World Jewish Congress in the White House
Wednesday morning, Feb. 2, highlighting the
biennial meeting of the WJC Governing Board
Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 in Washington.
Edgar Bronfman, president of the World Jew-
ish Congress, will chair the four-day meeting,
which will be attended by some 100 leaders of the
international Jewish organization from six con-
tinents.
Philip M. Klutznick, immediate past president
of the WJC. will address a luncheon for delegates
hosted by the B'nai B'rith in its building. All
other sessions will be held in the Capitol Hilton
Hotel.
The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews held a
congressional briefing on Soviet Jewry dedicated
to Prisoner of Conscience Anatoly Sharansky on
Jan. 26 in Washington.
Representatives from the Helsinki Commis-
sion, the State Department and the National
Security Council analyzed the current state of
U.S. -Soviet relations and the prospects for human
rights in the USSR under the new Soviet regime.
Featured speakers at this event were Harvard
Law Professor Alan Dershowitz and Prof. Mark
Azbel, author of a study of Soviet Jewish life,
"Refusenik."
Michael Jaffe. president of Ampal-American
Israel Corporation has announced that the com-
pany's Board of Directors is authorizing an ap-
plication for listing of Class A stock on the
American Stock Exchange.
Jaffe noted that, while a favorable preliminary
opinion has been given, there is no assurance that
the Company's application to list its Class A
stock on the American Stock Exchange will be
approved.
of the American Jewish Congress National Com-
mission on Jewish Life and Culture.
The appointment is announced by Howard M.
Squadron, president of AJCongress.
The commission is involved in a wide range of
activities related to the cultural and spiritual
aspects of Jewish life in the United States.
The American Jewish Committee has joined
with the American Civil Liberties Union and a
number of other organizations in asking the
United Stales Supreme Court to bar Arizona from
discriminating against women state government
employees.
The issue arose when Arizona established an
annuity plan permitting smaller monthly annuity
payments to female employees than to male em-
ployees contributing the same amount.
Under the Arizona retirement plan, men and
women make comparable voluntary contributions
to a deferred payment plan. Upon retirement,
women receive lower monthly payments than men
on the basis of sex-segregated actuarial tables
which assume that women as a group live longer
than men.
The Rabbinical Administrative Board of Torah
Umesorah, chaired by Rabbi Yaakov Y. Ruder-
man, dean of Yeshiva Ner Israel in Baltimore, has
proclaimed 5743 (1983) Rav Yisrael Salanter
Year, calling for a nationwide commemoration of
the 100th death anniversary lYahrzeit) of Rav
Yisrael Lipkin of Salant, who founded the Mussar
Movement.
Rabbi Ruderman is a disciple of Rabbi Nosson
Tzvi Finkel, dean of Yeshiva Knesses Yisrael of
Slobodka, Lithuania, who was himself a disciple
of Rav Yisrael Salanter. Both Yeshivos, Rabbi
Finkel' in Slobodka and Rabbi Ruderman s in
Baltimore, were named in memory of Rav Yisrael.
On the anniversary day, 25 Shevat, from night-
fall, Monday Feb. 7 through nightfall, Feb. 8,
students of Yeshivos and Yeshiva Day Schools
throughout the world will attend convocations re-
calling Rav Yisrael's contribution to self-develop-
ment as part of serving God.
Rabbi William Berkowitz, senior rabbi of Con-
gregation B'nai Jeshurun. the nation's oldest
Ashkenazic synagogue, has been named chairman
A special AMW Shabbat will be celebrated in
synagogues across the country on Shabbat
Shiran, Jan. 29, to launch American Mizrachi
Women'8 1983 membership campaign, it is an-
nounced by president, Roselle Silberstein.
The celebration will include sermons by rabbis
and Oneg Shabbat gatherings focusing on the
child-care and social welfare services provided by
AMW's network of 13 projects in Israel, as well
as its active role in Jewish communal life in the
United States
Communities in 37 states and the District of
Columbia will be participating in the Shabbat
Shirah AMW Shabbat. according to Mildred
Lieberman of Rego Park, N.Y., AMW national
membership co-chairwoman. The Membership
Drive is headed by Mrs. Lieberman and co-chair-
woman, Francine Lashinsky.
State Dep't. Rejects Sharoi
Stand on Troops in Lebanc
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
WASHINGTON (JTA) The State Departi
has rejected Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon's
tention that Israeli troops must man the early wan
stations projected for south Lebanon. "Our position!
clear," Department spokesman John Hughes said,
want to see all PLO, Syrian and Israeli forces out of ]
non."
SHARON, addressing a group of American Je
leaders said the outposts had to be manned by n
familiar with the various groups in south Lebanon,
knew their language and knew the terrain.
Hughes refused to comment directly on reports that l
rael is arming various militias in south Lebanon. But i.
said, U.S. policy "in general" has been the same as that)
the Lebanese government which is that "all armed grou
in Lebanon should come under the control of the cent
government, the authority of which should exte
throughout the country. Only when this is accomplish
will Lebanon enjoy lasting stability," Hughes,said.
added that "The government of Israel is fully aware of c
views on this matter."
An Evening With Chaim Potok
Chaim Potok will speak at the
University of South Florida, Feb.
14, at a lecture cosponsored by
the University of South Florida
Lecture Bureau and the B'nai
B'rith Hillel Foundation.
Potok's lecture is free and open
to the public. It will be held in the
Business Administration Audi-
torium at 8 p.m. During the
afternoon he is scheduled to i
several appearances on the
campus.
Chaim Potok is the author (
"The Chosen ", "The Promise!
"My Name is Asher Lev",
The Beginning', and "Wj
ings."
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available at all of the synagogues or may be picked up at the
Jewish Floridian' office. All forms must be completed and
returned to our offices no later than two full weeks before it is to
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Jewish Community Center 872-4451
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Religious Directory
TEMPLE DAVID
2001 Swann Avenue 251-4215 Rabbi Samuel Mallinger
Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9a.m. Dairy morning and
evening minyan, 7:30 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
CONGREGATION KOL AMI Con.erv.ii-,
3919 Moran Road 9626338 Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal
Services: Fnd- 8p.m.; Saturday, 10a.m.
CONGREGA1 ON RODEPH SHOLOM Conservative
2713 Bayshore Boulevard 837-1911 Rabbi Kenneth Berger.
Hazzan \\ dliam Hauben Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday,
10 a.m. Daily: Minyan, 7:15.
CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZEDEK Reform
^J^T^TV 8J6-2377 Rabbi Frank Sundheim
Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9a.m.
CHABAD HOUSE
F^i9lLStUTent Coor> Univ"ity of South Florida UC217,
^x 2463 Tampa 33620 (College Park Apts.) 971-6768 or 985-
nHis! Rabb'Laza' Riv*in Friday, 7 p.m. Shabbat Dinner
Cbsil m*' Urday Servke 10:3 am Monday Hebrew
B'NAI B'RITH HILLEL FOUNDATION
mI ptUdfnt Sl1^' Univere*y of South Florida Rabbi
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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mgregations/Organizations Events
AZA
Installed
Officer*
(The newly installed executive
Uof Adolph BergerNo. 311
consists of President, Scott
vinson; Robert Aahe. First
.president; Glenn Poem, Sec-
n vice president; Amadeo
thberg Third vice president;
tin Taylor, Secretary; Steve
ten Treasurer; Rodney Davis,
Ereant at arms and Steve Zfel-
j Assistant Sergeant at arms.
\dvisors to the AZA Chapter
- past members Jack Weiss-
L and Ralph Marcadis.
The Annual AZA-BBG Sweet-
s-Heartthrob Dance is sched-
1 for March. 5.
B'NAI B'RITH
Hillel Foundation
jnai B'rith Hilld Foundation
ish Campus Center at the
diversity of South Florida has
ned a program council for
nducting activities at USF.
oria Safra and David Jaffer
I share the student coordinator
jsition.
iNamed to the student council
| chairpersons of the following
nmittees are: Israel Action,
Tannenbaum and Jeff
ches; Building. Sharon Juris
Lucas Werfel; Social, Mi-
Diedrich and Diana What-
\. Social Service, Gloria Safra
Mindy Weinberger; Infor-
lion Programming, Bart
i; Publicity, Judy Teitler
. Diana Whatley; Shabbat
ttivities, Andrea Rosenberg;
oday Brunches, David Jaffer;
I Israeli Dancing, Susan Sam-
CONGREGATION
RODEPH SHOLOM
Sisterhood Sabbath
| The Sisterhood of Rodeph
olom will celebrate the 65th
arofthe Women's League for
pnservative Judaism during the
ekend of Feb. 4. Services on
May night and Saturday
orning will be lead by officers
hd members of the Sisterhood.
There will be an Oneg Shabbat
following the services. Everyone
is cordially invited to attend.
BRANDEIS
Study Groups
"Women In Contemporary
Fiction" will be the topic of the
Brandeis Study Group on Thurs-
day, Feb. 10 at the home of Bar-
bara Nathan, 5030 Barrowe Drive
at 9:30 a.m. Chen and the Last of
Chen by Collette will be the book
discussed. Information on the
study group may be obtained by
calling Doris Schwartzberg at
977-9969.
KOL AMI
"Night at the Fronton"
Congregation Kol Ami will be
having a "Night at the Fronton"
on Saturday evening, Feb. 12.
Following the evening at Jai
Alai, there will be a private party
at Bagel Works. Tickets are $8
per person for the entire evening
and must be purchased by Feb. 4.
For further information call Con-
gregation Kol Ami. 962-6338.
Ronald Pross is chairman.
Senior Socialites
Congregation Kol Ami an-
nounces a special program to be
part of the weekly meeting of the
Senior Socialites on Feb. 16 at
2:30 p.m. John McLaughlin of
Consumer Credit Counseling will
speak on Personal Money Man-
agement.
Spring Adult Education
Sessions at Kol Ami
The Kol Ami Adult Education
Committee has announced a new
format of Spring Semester,
programs open to everyone.
The first set of mini-courses
begins with a series on Jewish
Communities Around the World.
How is Judaism observed in In-
dia, in South Africa, Ethiopia
and other countries as well? Is
there a Jewish Community in
China? These and many other
fascinating topics will be discus-
sed and studied during this
course which will be held every
Sunday morning at Congregation
Kol Ami from 11-12 noon. The
first session begins on Sunday,
Feb. 6.
One week later, on Feb. 13 at
7:30 p.m. the second series
begins. This course will be
Comparative Judaism and will be
held once a month. At each
session a guest rabbi will lecture
and lead a discussion concerning
one Judaic Movement.
The schedule is: Feb. 13. Rabbi
Heritage Invitational Golf Tournament
The Hillel School of Tampa is sponsoring the first annual
[Heritage Invitational Golf Tournament on Sunday, February 6
lat noon at the Quail Hollow Country Club in Zephyrhills, Flor-
la.
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Sundheim, Reform Movement;
March 6, Rabbi Bromberg,
Conservative Movement: April
10, Rabbi Brod. Orthodox Move-
ment; May 15. Rabbi Berger,
Reconstructioni8t Movement.
Among the topics to be
discussed ace how, when, why,
and where did these movements
develop? How are these move-
ments similar how do they
disagree? How do they view
medical ethics, enthanasia,
abortion?
The final highlights of Kol
Ami's Adult Education Series
will feature a Scholar-in-
Residence weekend. Rabbi Shriya
Cohen of the Jewish Theological
Seminary of America will be the
guest Scholar the weekend of
March 11-13. Details will be
forthcoming.
See The Light
At MOSI
"Looking at the Light," a
playful exhibition about mirrors
and images, shadows and light,
begins a six-week display at the
Museum of Science & Industry,
4801 E. Fowler, on Feb. 5 thru
April 3, 1983. Funded by a grant
from the National Science
Foundation, the exhibition in-
cludes some of the outstanding
science exhibits developed in re-
cent years by the Exploration,
San Franciso's innovative and
internationally known museum of
perception.
"Looking at the Light" ia a
mind-testing collection of seven-
teen exhibits designed to teach
museum visitors about the na-
ture of light and how we see it.
Try to touch a spring that ap-
pears to float in space, reflected
by a concave mirror; or cover a
wall with shadows from many
different light sources. Sit with a
partner on either side of a spe-
cially coated window and watch
your faces blend together as you
change the lighting; or duck into
a giant "kaleidoscope" a three-
sided mirrored enclosure and
see a crowd of yourself. The
magic of mirrors, shadows, and
light will have you asking
"How?" and "Why?", and these
exhibits will answer many of your
questions. These exhibits will de-
light and amuse as they instruct.
Circulated by the Association of
Science-Technology Centers,
Washington, D.C., "Looking at
the Light" was designed and
constructed by Exploratorium
staff. It will travel to twelve
cities during the course of its two-
year nationwide tour.
"Looking at the Light" will be
on display through April 3, 1983.
Museum hours are 10 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. Admission is $2 for
adults and $1 for children five to
15. For further information call
985-5531.

Community Calendar
Friday, February 4
(Candlelightmg time 5:53) Hillel School Grade 2 Shabbat
Dinner-Service at Bsth Israel Building Congregation Kol Ami -
Primary Class II Service at 7 p.m. Congregation Schaarai
Zedek "Scholar in Residence" through Feb. 6 Congregation
Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Sabbath at 8 p.m.
Saturday, February 5
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Sabbath honoring
students- 10 a.m. 'Congregation Kol Ami Bowling.
Tune in: "The Jewish Sound" 88.5 FM 9-11 a.m.
Congregation Kol Ami Tallis and Tefillin Club at 10 a.m.
Congregation Kol Ami Jewish Communities Around the World -
11 a.m.-12 noon Hillel School Heritage Golf Tournament -
Quail Hollow Noon JCC Pre-School Spaghetti Supper 5-7 p.m.
at JCC Camp Blue Star "Get-Together" and dessert at home of
Morton Stupp -1040 S. Sterling 7:30 p.m.
Monday, February 7
Gasparilla Day Jewish Towers-Residents Association Meeting -
7:30p.m.
Tuesday, February t
Hadassah-Tampa Board Meeting 9:45 a.m. Congregation
Schaarai Zedek Brotherhood 6:30 p.m. Hillel School Board
Meeting 7 p.m. Congregation Kol Ami Men's Club Board -
7:30 p.m. ORT (Tampa Chapter) Membership Tea 7:30 p.m.
Jewish Towers Games 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 9
National Council of Jewish Women General Meeting 9:45 a.m.
* Temple David Sisterhood Board 1 p.m.
Thursday, February 10
JCC Food Co-op 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Brandeis Study Groups -
9:30 a.m. "Women in Contemporary Friction" TJF Womens
Division-Campaign Cabinet noon TJSS Industrial Employment
Education 8 p.m. "THE GALGAUM" 7:30 p.m. SHOW AT
I JCC.
Friday, February 11
(Candlelighting lime 5:58) Congregation Kol Ami Shabbaton
through Feb. 13.
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Merrill Lynch
First Florida Tower
Tampa. FL 33602
813-228-7821
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Friday, February^
THIS YEAR
VISIT YOUR COUNTRY HOME,
Israel. Where the warmth of belonging begins.
And you feel content in a way youVe never felt anywhere else.
Vacation in Israel this year. See the sights of your
ancient homeland from the balcony of your modern hotel.
Swim in its bright, blue seas.
Let its sunshine warm you. And its people. Israel.
Another country. Yet, somehow your own.
COME TO ISRAEL.
The Miracle On The Mediterranean:
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