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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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Jewish Floridian
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v. : ill. ;
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Miami, Fla

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

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wJewisti Flcridljar
Off Tampa
Lume5 Number 12
Tampa, Florida Friday, March 25,1983
FndShochtt
Price 38 Cents
Circle: Yes!
Workmen s
Do Ex-Nazis
Lead Ghetto
Memorial?
Passover Seder Monday Eve
Hispanic-Jewish Connection
NEW YORK His-
nics and Jews have many
mmon goals, problems
id interests and ran bene-
|t from frequent and open
iscussions of their mutual
and sometimes varying
concerns, according to a
Met just published by
ie American Jewish Com-
ittee.
Edited by AJC's Institute on
luralism and Group Identity,
if booklet. "Jews and Hispanics
America: The Meeting of Two
islorie Cultures,*' is a report of
two-day Hispanic-Jewish Con-
prence on Immigration and Ac-
Ituration held in 1981 in Hous-
n. TX. Co-sponsors of the
leeling were the Houston Chap-
r of AJC and the Immigrant
id Society of the Americas.
PARTICIPANTS in the meet-
iiH included leaders of the His-
mic and Jewish communities,
;ovcrnment officials involved in
Immigration policy, and
icademic and other specialists in
illiiiicily. pluralism, and related
killers.
"Both Hispanics and Jews,"
it booklet points out. "retain a
jimimmnlity of experience in
[lnii sdong desire to retain their
ni<|iif cultural and historical
lenlity. while at the same time
licv strive for absorption into
lf economic and cultural main-
New Study Shows
stream of American life. Both
share religion as a foundation
upon which they have built their
values and institutions in this
country."
Discussing one of the central
issues of the conference, Irving
M. Levine, director of IPGI and
one of the conference partici-
pants, said: "This notion of
pluralism is very complicated. It
is based on a realistic view of
what this country is about. Our
country is not only'about indivi-
dualism. One of the essential in-
gredients in the way this country
was formed was by cohesive
groups creating a community."
"WE MUST get away from
this concept of extreme indivi-
dualism," continued Levine,
"and understand the concept of
personal identity as the indivi-
dual within the core of the com-
munity. We must realize that
group identity is as important as
individual identity. You cannot
be a healthy personality unless
you can recoup your tradition
your racial, ethnic, communal
tradition and integrate all that
into your personality. You must
know about your background and
be ready to use it honestly,
without shame.
"Identity means much more
Hum individual self-actualization
iikmc. which can lead to narcis-
Amendment to Law of Return
Defeated by Knesset Vote, 58-50
JERUSALEM (JTA) A bill to amend the Law of
ileturn to recognize as converts to Judaism only persons
Uverted according to halacha reljgiou8ilaw asad-
ministered by Orthodox rabbis was defeated by a vote
f 58-50 in the Knesset. The Liberal Party faction of Likud
Joined the Labor opposition in rejecting the measure
Yhich had the support of Premier Menachem Begin.
I Action on the bill, which has been a source of bitter con-
troversy for years, was pressed by the Agudat Israel Par-
ty, a member of Begins coalition. Although Begin
promised he would do all he could to ensure its passage
liberal Party MKs were released from party discipline
and allowed to vote freely on the issue.
sism. Identity is always related
to one's family, community, and
history."
Another conference partici-
pant. Dr. Lawrence Fuchs,
former director of the Select
Commission on Immigration and
Refugee Policy, maintained that
"we are living in a time of grow-
ing xenophobia," adding:
"At least for the next few years
we are going to hear people talk
against immigrants and refugees
somewhat more than they did in
the seventies. One of the reasons
is that our economic situation is
difficult and uncertain for many
people. There is a mistaken idea
that immigrants are simply
mouths to feed, that they take
something from the U.S.
"THERE IS a feeling that the
economic pie is fixed: there are
only so many jobs, and immi-
grants take away jobs from
Americans. It is not realistic or
accurate, but it is there. That is
why. particularly among the un-
employed or among those who
are entry level workers, there is
the most skepticism and most
hostility toward immigration.
There is not a sufficient apprecia-
tion of the strengths that immi-
grants bring to this country
not only culturally but in terms
of their spirit. They bring much
as contributors to economic
growth and development of so-
ck'ty."
Turning to a problem of par-
licular concern to Mexicans,
1 .coneI Castillo, former Commis-
sioner of the U.S. Immigration
and Naturalization Service, said
that "the Mexican has the addi-
tional problem of facing a very
unresponsive Federal
bureaucracy There is no ef-
fort in the U.S. to Americanize
Mexicans, as there was with
some other groups."
Continued Castillo: "Today, if
someone from Houston wants U>
become an American citizen, it
will take approximately 22
Continued on Page 12
NEW YORK- (JTA)-
The head of the world's lar-
gest Jewish fraternal order
charged that two Polish
Communist organizers
arranging the 40th anni-
versary commemoration of
the Warsaw Ghetto up-
rising on Apr. 19 are still
leaders of a political faction
in Poland responsible for
anti-Semitic purges and
assaults during 1968-69.
Dr. Israel Kugler, president of
the Workmen's Circle, said that
he was communicating with
American Jewish leaders and
their counterparts abroad and in
Israel who might be "lured by
decent instincts" to participate in
the Polish government-sponsored
Warsaw Ghetto commemoration
uprising "to renounce this event
for the cynical insult it has be-
come to all those martyred and
who have survived the Holo-
caust."
KUGLER SAID that the prin-
cipal organizei of the Apr. 19
Warsaw event was a post-World
War I organization known as
BOW ID Association of Fight-
ers for Freedom and Democracy
and that Mieczyslav Moczar,
chairman of its central council,
and Vlodzimierz Sokorski. presi-
dent of its board, were both lead-
ers during 1968-69 of a special
political faction of the Polish
Communist party which bears
Moc/.ar's name that engaged in
wide-spread anti-Semitic propa-
ganda activities.
BOWID, itself. Kugler
charged, was notorious after
World War I for anti-Semitic in-
citements, and during World War
11 its members aided and abetted
the Nazi occupiers by hunting for
Jews in the forests.
"The incongruity of this whole
affair is that Sokorski joined the
Moczar faction in 1968 and, as a
journalist, was director of the
Polish government's Committee
of Radio and TV. During this
period, as perhaps none other in
Poland's otherwise sordid anti-
Semitic history, anti-Semitic pro-
paganda, often using texts lifted
from the Nazi publication Der
Sturmer, reached all-time highs.
Sokorski. who is ironically orga-
nizing the Warsaw Ghetto upris-
ing event, and is listed as one of
the principal speakers, as Moc-
zar's intellectual leader, was part
of the Gomulka regime's plan to
make Poland Judenrein Jew-
Free.
THE EDICT against Jews
under the regime of Wladyslav
Gomulka began immediately
Continued on Page 15-
Charges Vendetta
AIPAC Official Takes
Out After Weinberger
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
WASHINGTON -
(JTA) An official of the
American Israel Public Af-
fairs Committee (AIPAC)
has charged that Secretary
of Defense Caspar Wein-
berger is conducting a
"vendetta against Israel"
which has resulted in what
he termed "something just
short of an arms embargo."
But only hours after the
charge was made, AIPAC
dissociated itself from any
personal attacks made on
Weinberger.
The official. Steven Rosen,
AIPAC director of research and
information, told a press con-
ference here for the Israeli and
Jewish media last Thursday that
while President Reagan is con-
sidered friendly toward Israel,
Weinberger's close relations with
the President has resulted in an
Administration policy that has
"tilted" toward the Arabs and
against Israel.
WEINBERGER puts every
act by Israel "in the worst light,"
not only in his mind but also in
Continued on Page 15
Former Secretary Haig.


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Tke Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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We were so thrilled to hear about the good news in 13:
old Marry Snwiaaea s liie that we just had to share it with yon.
Marcy. who is the daughter of Marty and Maxiae Saieasew.
recently pancipated m the Duke University Talent Idee
uficauon Project. Bright seventh graders, who had scored m the
97th percentde or better on their suth grade tests, were
recommended to take the SAT tests along with seniors (who
were taking them in order to get nto colleges) Well. Marcy. who
attends Coteaaan Jr. High School, scored 350 on her verbal and
490 on her math this math score m belter than 56 percent of the
college bound seniors scores*. This s truly fantastic. Marcy.
This is a very big month in this young lady's life as she also
celebrated her Bat Mmvah. just last weekend, at Congregation
Kdeph Shoiom. Marcy also swans on the Raima Cesa Swan
Team. We are mighty proud of all of your accomplishments.
Marcy keep up the good work!
Our congratulations to Dwag Caaa who
to the Board of Directors of the Downtown Tampa Rotary Club
Sounds like your year will be a busy one. Doug!
Some news about some of our younger friends who no longer
reside in Tampa.
Bill Friedman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Friedsaaa is working
towards an MA degree in fine arts photography at
the University of Illinois.
Michael Hochherg. son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Hochberg. is
putting his degree in electrical engineer mg to good use at
V\ estuighouse. in Baltimore Michael was graduated from
Brown L niversky last Spring.
Lawra Kreitzer. president of the Hillel School's Parents
Association, informs us that their second Annual Silver Coffee is
just around the corner. On Tuesday. April 12 at 10:30 a.m.
parents and friends of the Hillel School will enjoy wonderful
refreshments and beautiful music at the home of Leonore and
Frank Stem in Carroll wood Village. The music will be provided
bj iwo members of the Florida Gulf Coast Symphonv -
Christine Mori on piano and Ranrlifl Warring on flute. Leonore
Stem is chairman of this event Her committee includes:
Carolyn Baas and Marcia Sacks, reservations: Harriet Seelig
imitations and Saw Forasan. Lawra Kreitzer and Loraa
Michaekwa. The delicious food is being made by the parents of
the Hillel School. The parents began this lovely tradition last
faal and now look forward to their "Silver Coffee" every spring
The members of the evening chapter of Women's American
OKI enjoyed a moat interesting March meeting. The speakers
were the authors of The Complete Guide to Women's Health.
Bmce Shepherd. M D and Carooli Sbephard. KN and PhD He
is an obstetrician-gynecologist and serves on the Florida State
Commission on Midwifery She is a nurse and a PhD
psychologist with the Counseling Center for Human
Development at the University of South Florida. The Shephards
spoke on pertinent information concerning the many aspects of
women's health, diseases, and sensible medical and self-help
therapy. The evening was topped off with some coffee, cake and
socializing.
Our congratulations to the newly elected officers of the
Sisterhood of Congregation Schaarai Zedek. who will be in-
stalled at the May luncheon meeting:
(.olda Brunhild, president; Leslie Oaterwe!, 1st. vice-
president; Leslie Aidmaa. 2nd. vice-president: Fraaci Rudolph.
Jrd vice-president: Betty Kopehwaa. treasurer: Jerilya
Goldsmith, recording secretary: Deborah Garber. corresponding
secretary, and Janet Kasa. financial secretary.
Our wishes for a successful and most productive two years to
you Indies
Let us know about the new officers of your organizations
won't you? *
Meet Dr. Richard Sal ii owe who moved to Carroll wood in
November. Richard is originally from Philadelphia, attended
undergraduate school at Perm State, however, he moved here
from Baltimore. He is a podiatrist, and was a part of the
Maryland Podiatry Residency Program with the Maryland
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, while residing in
Biltmore Richard opened his practice in December in the
Carrollwood area. He loves the Tampa climate and was familiar
with the general area as his brother resided on the west coast of
Florida for a time. Richard is also currently involved in a
medical screening program for senior citizens, at the Jewish
Community Center. He plays on a city baseball team, enjoys
jogging, sailing, and listening to jazz. Richard is eager to soon
get active in some of our city's organizations and begin meeting
more people. Well, we look forward to meeting you too. Richard.
V\ elcome u. Tampa!
' ntil n*x v.
NCJW
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OaSMacDOl
The Tampa Section of NCJW
proudly ninintTr** the opening of
~The Council Ooset' formerly
known as the Council Thrift
Shop It is now located at 4105 S
MacDill Ave and wil be open
from 10 a-m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday
thru Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4
p m on Saturdays.
Not only is there an upgraded
name and location, but also the
type of merchandise has been up-
graded- Donations of furniture,
appliances, linens bric-a-brac as
well as faded designer jeans will
be greatly appreciated Naturally
all donors will receive tax dona-
tion receipts for income tax pur-
poses. (Please call the Council
Closet at 831-4957 to arrange for
the pick-up of huge pieces of
furniture and appliances such as
washing machines, dishwashers,
refrigerators etc i
The Council Closet is the prime
source of revenue for the Tampa
Section of NCJW which uses the
monies to further the work of its
projects in the local community.
Some of the present projects in-
clude: the Womens Survival
Center. Tay-Sachs screening and
Prevention and Project A-O.K.
sponsored in cooperation with the
Tampa Police Dept Furniture
and clothing from the closet are
given to the Russian Resettle-
ment project when needed.
Thanks to generous donations,
the Council Closet is able to fill a
gap in our local community by
enabling many residents to pur-
chase much needed clothing and
household items at prices they
can afford.
You are cordially invited to
browse around and tour the new-
shop. The Council Closet.
Interest Free
Loans for
Jewish Students
The Jewish Children's Service.
Atlanta. Ga is a non-profit
agency that provides interest free
educational loans for Jewish
college students in affiliated
communities in the southeast
Since 1961 the JCS had
proudly given financial support
to 318 Jewish youths enabling
them to pursue their college
studies
In 18TB the Hewbrew Orphans
\-.!um was founded by the
B'nai B'rith District in keeping
with the sentiment of the times.
In the ensuing years the agency
changed its direction from insti-
tutionalizing orphan" Jewish
children to foster home care.
During the 1940s and 50 s
mphasis shifted to encourage
local responsibility for the care of
Jewish children to their own
community and the JCS helped
to develop several new local Jew-
ish Welfare programs in the
region.
Understanding that this
emphasis could best be imple-
mented by local Jewish Family
and Children's Service agencies
the JCS changed its focus to
encourage and support Jewish
youth in their pursuit of higher
education (During this period of
change the JCS was instru-
mental, by providing seed
money, in starting Jewish family
and children's social services in a
number of communities in the
Southeast region.I
Interested students or parents
may contact Michele Goldstein at
Tampa Jewish Social Service.
251-00*3 for further information.
The JCS is dedicated to the
principle that no Jewish youth
shall be denied a college
education because of their
fam tuation.
Purim at Rodeph Sholoi
Rabbi Kenneth Berger joined
the children at Purim at Rodeph
Shoiom. Can you spot him?
Mark Lewis is Moses so we
guess you know who Rabbi
Berger is!
It is traditional for Rabbi Ber-
ger to conduct Purim services in
costume which costume is his
surprise when he walks onto the
Bimah. In the two years
Berger has been with
lion Rodeph Shoiom. he hu<
thralled both young and oldi
his Purim appearance
This year the congregation k
a family Shabbaton dinner |
ceeding services. Everyone I
went into services where
joined the congregation of I
celebrants.
Happy Passover
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Iriday. March 26, 1983
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 3
Passover Message
From
MARTIN E. CITRIN
President,
Council of Jewish Federations
| In our celebration of Passover,
n-live one of the greatest mo-
ents in the history of the Jew-
[h people.
1 As we sit at Seder tables in
immunities throughout North
nerica, we reflect on the great
hima of the Exodus. We re-
ember that the drama began
[ith one individual, Moses, our
acher. in dialogue with God.
| This reverence for the indivi-
aal is paramount in our Jewish
hulition. Our beUef in the sacred
lorth of each individual and
\< sacred responsibility of each
(dividual continues to inspire
ur efforts as communal leaders.
This year, economic hardship
kreatens the dignity of countless
pwish individuals. In Israel the
Laggering burden of national de-
tiiM' has meant a diminution of
Ktnl human services to chil-
Vn, to the aged, to the needy, to
Emigrants.
In our own local communities,
economic stress has brought un-
employment, emotional strain
and a rise of family strife
previously unknown in Jewish
homes. The Jewish family, the
foundation of our strength, is
being seriously undermined.
Elsewhere across the globe
pressures mount against the
Jewish people. Anatoly
Scharansky symbol of a
modern Jewish exodus con-
tinues to pit his individual
human courage against the cruel-
ty of the Soviet Union. Anti-
Semitism in Europe has shown
an alarming growth, taking with
it precious Jewish lives. In
Ethiopia, South America, the
Arab lands, Jews look to us to
help maintain their courage.
Our accomplishments in the
past year have been great. But so
lontr as Jewish individuals in any
place in the world suffer degrada-
tion, hopelessness or fear, our
tusk is not fulfilled. As Jewish
leaders in the tradition of Moses,
we must continue struggling to
make our people free.
Tampa to Host UJAWomen's
Division Regional Cabinet Meeting
The Women's Division, Tampa
Jewish Federation hosted the
United Jewish Appeal Women's
Division Regional Cabinet meet-
ing March 14 at the Host Airport
Hotel.
Participating from Tampa
wt.e Marsha Sherman, Franci
Rudolph. Jolene Shor and Rhoda
Davis. The primary objective of
the Cabinet meeting was to final-
ize the agenda and plans for the
Annual Florida Women's Divi-
sion Conference to be held on
June 1-2, at the Hyatt Hotel in
West Palm Beach.
Another item the Cabinet dis-
cussed was the possibility of a
Women's Division Regional
Newsletter which would be mail-
ed to key leadership in all the
Florida communities. The News-
letter would be the tool to keep
the leadership informed of each
other's activities, successes, etc..
as well as ideas for new
programs. Campaign reports and
ideas from the communities were
also shared.
New to Tampa?
If you have moved to Tampa
within the last 18 months the
Shalom-Tampa Committee is
looking for you.
The Shalom-Tampa Commit-
tee, a project of the Tampa Jew-
ish Federation Women's Divi-
sion, sponsors a social gathering
two times a year, for the sole pur-
pose of welcoming newcomers
and giving them the opportunity
to meet other Jewish newcomers.
An April party is being
planned if you are new or know
of someone who is new, please
call the Women's Division office
875-1618 and give them your
name, address, zip code and tele-
phone number, so that you can
receive a personal invitation to
the party.
'*
Passover Message

From
MICHAEL L. LEVINE
President,
Tampa Jewish Federation
J On behalf of the Tampa Jewish
federation, it is my pleasure to
ring to you our sincerest best
[ishes during this Passover
bason.
As we sit at our Seder tables,
\v commemorate the first suc-
bssful struggle for the freedom
If an entire people. The Exodus
Vim Rgypt has been a beacon of
lope to all peoples who have
pught liberty and the right to
|e(ermine their own destiny.
Today, we are still in the midst
kl i his unreknting struggle. In
|srael. the struggle for peace with
neighbors continues, placing a
Itaggering burden upon the need
|i'i \ ilal human services. Our own
Minmunily has seen the results
If i (onomif hardships that have
Ihicalencd the dignity of Jewish
Imiilk'N
In the first two months of this
ear. only 212 Jews left the
>\ iei Union. This trend cannot
bmtinue. No Soviet Jew should
Inntinue to be harassed,
preatenod, and imprisoned with
npunity. Recent anti-Semitic
vents in Europe have again
|iu While our struggle has trans
| licomplishments in the past
|avc been great, we must rededi-
Free Workshop
' *ne of three marraiges ends in
iivorce, and the majority of
livorced individuals do remarry.
Making "it" work is tough
l-nough without the unique prob-
lems a stepfamily can present. A
irir workshop entitled "The In-
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mon stepfamily problems and
per practical solutions. Work-
shop topics include the role of
Jifferent family members, dis-
cipline, legal issues, finances, and
[he relationship with the absent
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"The Instant Family" work-
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Mondays and Wednesdays, April
'. U. 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 9
The Instant Family" is of-
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Ijunity Kducation. Northside
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cate ourselves to our task as long
as there are Jewish individuals in
any place in the world who suffer.
We are responsible one for
another.
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ie Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday. March
25,198,]
Jews Have Never Forgotten Passover Tale of Freedom
Passover, whose celebration will be
observed with the coming of the first seder
on Monday evening, is essentially a holiday
rooted in the theme of human freedom.
Perhaps this is why the story of the Exodus
is so compelling not only for Jews but for
other peoples throughout the world.
But it is a sad fact that those who enjoy
freedom most are least likely to be taken by
the dream of it. The dream is nurtured
mainly in the hearts of people whose
longing for freedom thrives on the want of
it.
This is only human nature: we take for
granted all our gifts and cherish as desires
only those gifts we do not have.
Passover, as we see it, is unique as an
exception to this very human charac-
teristic. While it may be true that Jews,
throughout their history, have enjoyed
precious little freedom, on the contrary
mainly suffering enslavement in one form
or other, it is also sail tary moments in the
ancient Jewish Kxper ence in which Jews
have thrived until thi- very day, both
inside and outside of h rael, as a free and
respected civilization
But whatever their status, they have
never forgotten the Exodus. In good times
and in bad, they have made sure to recount
the story of the Exodus from Egypt to their
children. The Passover celebration is
precisely about that, generations of a
family, and strangers among them, sit at
the table laden with fine food and drink,
and they sing and retell the story of the
flight from Egypt until, as it is written, the
time lor the early morning Shema has come
to interrupt them and bring an end to the
festivity.
What is more. Judaism, which is far
more metaphysical than other western
religions, is as a consequence largely non-
symbolic. But at Passover, we celebrate the
Exodus surrounded by so many symbols
that help us "experience"" the agony of the
Jewish slave experience in Egypt and enjoy
the happiness of the moment of the Jewish
flight to freedom.
Perhaps it is for these very reasons,
even in this generation of our freedom both
in Israel and abroad, that Jews especially
savor the Passover celebration and the
story of the Exodus. But in the end, no real
reasons are in fact needed to explain how
and why it is that the Exodus has become
so central to our religious and spiritual
lives throughout the year, not only on
Passover.
Explanations are beside the point. The
compelling force brings us to the seder each
year. And so, too, on Monday at sunset.
Dr. Kronish Honors Us
Our community is especially blessed by
so many spiritual leaders whose works in
the cause of Jewish affairs are not only felt
among us but even nationally and abroad.
Among them is Dr. Leon Kronish, of
Temple Beth Sholom on Miami Beach. The
Kabbi has just been presented with the
Israel Bond Organization's Freedom Medal
lor his "dedicated service to the economic
development of Israel."
We are not surprised. Dr. Kronish has
been active in Israel Bonds since its in-
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campaign chairman, and he also serves as
chairman ol the National Rabbinic Cabinet
ol the Bond Organization.
W hat we are especially gratified to note
is that the Freedom Medal presentation
came at a convention of the Central
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Our Moderate Saudi Allies
Friday. March 25. 1963
Volume 5
11NI8AN5743
12
EVERYONE from the sanc-
timonious Caspar Weinberger to
the Bible-thumping bore, Jimmy
Carter, is lecturing the universe
these days about evil Israel.
Weinberger has been trying to
start a war with the Israelis ever
since he blew into a John Wayne
spectacular the confrontation be-
tween a lone Marine Corps officer
and a lone Israeli tank com-
mander somewhere in the jungle
of Beirut.
Carter, for his part, is trying to
give meaning to his life by reliv-
ing the Camp David era of 1978-
79. and he is playing the role of
Jehovah by lecturing the errant
children of Israel for straying
from the Word as he now says he
enunciated it then.
ON THE other hand, what
with all of this revisionism going
on. there are the moderate
Saudis, to whom the Washington
duplicity corps nightly prays
that they will not reduce their oil
production from nine to five mil-
lion barrels daily. We know of
their moderation because the
Saudis offered their own
moderate Middle East peace plan
a couple of years back in the form
of the moderate Fahd pronun
ciamento, which would
turned Israel to its 1948 r
give an inch or two of boundary
line here or there.
Talk about moderation. Still,
that is how the lecturers and the
preachers about the sins of Israel
view the Saudis these day>
But just how moderate
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I h.y in reality? To keep the
Saudis on their loving course of
us. President Iteagan last year
engineered our AW ACS sale to
them an arrangement that for
the first time encouraged frank
anti-Semitic rancor on Capitol
Hill and elsewhere across the
nation sparked by an Adminis-
tration campaign demanding a
choice between "Reagan and
Begin."
HAVING WON the AWACS
and created a poisonous anti-
Jewish atmosphere here into the
bargain, the Saudis have since
expressed their gratitude by
systematically thwarting U S
policy abroad. For example.
Saudi Arabia took the lead in
isolating Egypt following the
lalilishment of peace between Is-
rael and Lebanon and even
managed to make a travesty of
the most basic efforts at nor-
malization between those two
countries even though a de facto
sense of normalization has
existed for sometime now, a sense
preceding the start of the June,
1982 war.
ONE WOULD think that,
from these things alone, there
would have been a reevaluationof
feeling toward the Saudis by
Iteagan Administration officials
who are so fond of reevaluating
U.S.Israeli relations at the drop
of a hut.
But no. that is not in the same
ball park with the Saudis at all
For their intransigence, wt have
punished the Saudis this way:
The U.S. reconfirmed its sale to
Riyadh of a fleet of F15 fighter
jets. And, of course, of the
AWACS. Sales that all of the
Iteagan men assured us would
guarantee the Saudis' friendship
und cooperation with the U.S. in
the first place, but that never
have. Nor will they.
In all their bravado. Adminis-
tration spokesmen reject such

r-------- isolating fcgypt following the i"iion spokesmen reject -'
nave re- Camp David accord and has kept "'"elusions as these out-of hand
profile, it up since then, thus contribut- Their main argument is that.
compared to other Arab entities,
say Libya and South Yemen, the
Saudis are in fact moderate by
Encouraged Syria's rejec- mmPriaon
tionism and Jordanian hesitancy
io enter into peace negotiations;
Effectively blocked the es-
ing handily to a weakening of the
Camp David spirit in general.
the Saudis have also:
are
. ...

But this hardly erases the
divisive Saudi role in Lebanon,
where the U.S. has beso cob-
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Friday, March 25,1983
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 5
Passoverr 5743
By RABBI
LEONARD ROSENTHAL
Congregation Kol Ami
I recently finished an excellent
book entitled, "An Orphan in
History." It was written by Paul
Cowan, the son of one time Presi-
dent of CBS, Lou Cowan, and the
grandson of Modie Spiegal,
founder of the mail order house
which bears his name.
Paul Cowan grew up in a sani-
tized, assimilated and secularized
Jewish enviornment. Although
descended from Rabbinical stock,
Paul had not even heard the "Ha-
Motzi" prayer recited until he
was in his 30s. He knew nothing
of where he came from and his
sense of rootlessness made him
feel like an "orphan in history."
In his book, Mr. Cowan traces
the rediscovery of his family tree
and Jewish past, and his evolu-
tion into an observant and active
member of the Jewish Com-
munity. As the jacketliner note
indicates, now "Paul Cowan
knows not only where he is from,
but where he is going."
As his daughter approaches
Mat Mitzvah age Paul Cowan
begins to worry. He wonders
whether his children will follow
the path that he has rediscovered
or whether they, too, will become
"orphans in history."
As he watches his daughter
confidently chant her Haftorah
anil deliver her D'var Torah, his
doubt vanishes. He sees that the
rituals he and his wife have
adopted and the values they live
l>\. have given her a sense of
pride and rootodlMM that he
m'ver knew as a child. He knows
I hnl far from being disconnected
I mm her past, she has become in-
\tricahly bound up with her
|Mi.plcand heritage.
When we sit down to our Pass-
i>\ it Seders this coming Monday,
we will be giving our families one
>f the greatest blessings our
tradition has to offer: a sense of
niDlcdness and purpose.
\l the Safer we relate to our
children the grandeur of our his-
tory and impress upon them the
ethical and moral conclusions to
Ih drawn from Jewish experience.
We remind them that their an-
cestors vvcie once slaves to
Pharaoh in Egypt and that the
Hob. One Blessed He He brought
us out with a mighty hand and an
oiilMnvhcd arm.
We share with our families the
mat/.oh of affliction and the mar-
tor of bitterness. We sip the wine
of joy ami recline us we savor the
luxury of freedom.
"Ik- grateful for the wonderful
and Ixuintiful lives you lead," we
tell them. "Do not oppress others
as we were oppressed in Egypt.
The Best
of Games
By NINA SINSLEY,
Librarian
HBlel School
Despite a rainy evening, Mon-
day, March 7, more than 60
adults and children managed to
arrive at the Beth Israel Building
in time for a Spaghetti Dinner
and an evening of games and
prizes sponsored by Hillel School.
The dinner was organized by
Aaron Tractenberg, a loyal
games volunteer worker. Present
that night were former members
of Beth Israel Synagogue and
Hillel School parent volunteers
and their families. These very
special unpaid workers were
honored for their year-round
service to Hillel School. Through
their efforts monies have been
raised for the school.
Lynn' Mac'Donald, 'chairman
and IVihcrpaPKayltoogtwiygave
recognittion to all for their volun-
teer time.
Remember your humble begin-
nings and how we rose above
them. Never forget that we were
strangers in Egypt and that we
were not treated with common
human decency. Therefore love
the stranger and treat him with
honor and respect."
Paul Cowan never celebrated
the Passover as a child. He never
sat by his grandfather's or
father's side and heard the
majestic story of the Exodus, or
recited the four questions of
sange "Dayeinu." He never
dipped the parsley in salt water
or ate the Hillel sandwich. Per-
haps if he had, he would not have
felt himself as much of an "or-
phan."
This coming Monday, all of us
have the opportunity to embark
on a journey of rediscovery. We
have the opportunity to study
our history and relive our an-
cestors flight. This coming Seder
night, we have the ability to
plant our children's feet firmly in
the past and reaffirm for our-
selves the beauty, majesty and
relevance of our traditions.
Let us not allow this precious
opportunity to go to waste. Let
us not permit our own children or
ourselves to feel like "orphans in
history."
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Frid*y. March 25, ]
USF to Present National Experts
On World Population Mar. 31
Intercongregational Sabbath April j
Two billion people have been
added to the world's population
since 1930, according to statistics
gathered by the Population In-
stitute. During that time the
amount of land available for
shelter and food population has
declined.
To highlight this problem of
unchecked population growth the
University of South Florida will
hold a World Population Day
March 31.
The day's major speaker will
be Dr. John Karefa-Smart, who
will give a presentation to the
USF Foreign Forum at 2 p.m. at
the University Center ballroom
He is the former assistant direc-
tor general of the World Health
Organization and former foreign
minister of Sierra Leone.
Karefa-Smart will discuss the
problems of a world growth rate
that is adding 80 million people a
year to what he calls a world of
resource shortages, food scarcity
and environmental destruction.
Hillel-USF Activities
Almost eight decades ago,
Isadora Duncan, a non-Jew
known by many as "the mother
of Modern Dance," was very fas-
cinated by Chassidic dancing.
Among our contemporary cul-
turally-conscious dancers is Ellen
Kogan. Jewish Artist-in-Resi-
dence, appearing at USF from
March 24-27.
The theme of her residency,
"Tracing Jewish Roots through
Dance," will enrich students
through lectures, dance classes
and a major performance. She
will also participate in Hillel
student activities, including the
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are free to students with valid
I.D., $3.50 for others. Advance
tickets are available at the Uni-
versity Center desk and the USF
Center for Living Biblical His-
tory.
The Hillel Foundation of
Florida (HFF). will hold its next
meeting on Sunday morning, at
the USF campus. HFF, the state
consortium of B'nai B'rith and
federations, supports the Hillel
Jewish Campus Centers through-
out the state.
B'nai B'rith Hillel will host a
t'assover Seder at 7 p.m., in the
University Center Ballroom, on
Monday night March 28. Cost is
$8 per person, free to paid sup-
porting Hillel members. Work
scholarships are available for
those assisting in seder prepara-
tion and clean-up on Sunday and
Monday.
Students and interested mem-
bers of the community are en-
couraged to attend Hillel s events
and activities, promoting
stronger Jewish identity at USF
and the Greater Tampa Bay area.
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation is
located at 5014 Patricia Court.
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He has served as African area
officer of the World Health Or-
ganization, as a member of
Parliament in Sierra Leone and
for three years worked in primary
health care in missionary clinics.
He also has been a consultant on
population and health for the
United Nations, the Pan Ameri-
can Health Organization and the
Agency for International De-
velpoment.
Dean Wallace A. Russell of the
College of Social and Behavioral
Sciences will introduce Karefa-
Smart. The moderator will be Dr.
Mark Orr, director of USF's Cen-
ter for International Affairs and
coordinator for World Population
Day.
Two other world population
authorities will appear on the
USF campus on March 31. They
are Wernor Fornos, president of
the Population Institute, and
Barbery Byfield, program coor-
dinator for the Population Action
Council, both of Washington,
DC.
World Population Day is spon-
sored by the Population Insti-
tute, which is the country's
largest public interest group con-
cerned with international popula-
tion problems. Forty-five colleges
and universities are hosting
World Population Days during
the 1982-83 academic year prior
to the United Nations Interna-
tional Population Conference
scheduled for 1984.
The Population Institute has
planned this special day to de-
velop awareness of what it sees as
the dangers of unchecked popula-
tion growth. Colleges and univer-
sities throughout the country
have joined the effort to bring the
problem to the attention of their
communities.
At USF both the Foreign
Forum speech and a 4 p.m. recep-
tion honoring Dr. Karefa-Smart
will be open to the public. The
reception will be held in the
President's Dining Room in the
University Center.
Tampa Congregations will join
together in joint worship on Fri-
day evening April 1 at Congrega-
tion Rodeph Sholom. Services
will begin at 8 p.m. with Congre-
gations Schaarai Zedek and Kol
Ami joining Rodeph Sholom in
worship-
Rabbi Frank Sundheim of
Congregation Schaarai Zedek will
give the sermon with Rabbi
Leonard Rosenthal of Congr**
tion Kol Ami assisting rUbh
Kenneth Berger, spiritual leo j
of Congregation Rodeph ShoS
leading services. Cantor Wi^l
Hauben will also assist in tl
services.
An Oneg Shabbat appropri*
for Passover will be served bi
Congregation Rodeph Sholom.
PLEASE DO NOT FORGET THE HUNGRY
We appreciate your continued support. Your help is even
more necessary as our list of recipients has grown. Passover
foods are welcome, as are cans of tuna fish and salmon for our
future use.
Donations may be left at any Tampa synagogue or at the
Jewish Community Center. Purchases of canned and boxed food
can be made at the JCC Food Co-op on Thursdays from 10 a.m.
to 12 noon (in the JCC Auditorium) and donated to the Food
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happiness and hope this time-honored,
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riday. March 25,1983
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 7
Israel Will Share War Secrets Information With U.S.
By HUGH ORGEL
I TEL AVIV (JTA) -
le tense Minister Moshe
[rens disclosed that Israel
ad decided to provide the
,S. with information
bout war materials ob-
iined in the Lebanon war
without demanding any-
thing concrete in return.
The decision, by the Cabi-
net, was disclosed by Arens
at a specially-convened
press conference here. He
did not reveal the nature of
the information.
Gen. Herzog to be Israel's
New President Starting May 5
JERUSALEM Chaim Herzog will be Israel's next
'resident. He will take office on May 5, succeeding
'resident Yitzhak Navon, who refused to run for a second
erm, and has stepped down.
HERZOG IS legislator of the Labor Party. He beat
hit Supreme Court Justice Menachem Elon on Tuesday
by 61 57. Elon is a member of Prime Minister Menachem
"egin's ruling coalition.
The 65-year-old Herzog is the son of Israel's former
phief Rabbi Isaac Herzog. He served with the British
irmy during World War II. During Israel's 1948 War of
Independence, he assumed a command post in the battle
lor Latrun.
AFTER THE war, Herzog became Chief of Military
[ntelligence, serving from 1948-1950. Later, he was a
lilitary attache, 1950-54, in the Israeli Embassy in
Washington; Commanding Officer of the Jerusalem
district, 1954-57; and he assumed the post of Chief of
btal'f of the Southern Command, 1957-59, when for a
second time he was named to head up Military
Intelligence.
HERZOG THEN RETIRED from the army and
|rom 1962-67, he became director of the industrial en-
erprises of Britain's Sir Isaac Wolfson. But when the Six-
)ay War broke out in June, 1967, Herzog accepted the job
)f official military commentator for Kol Yisrael.
Herzog-s latest triumph comes as a result of Navon's
decision no longer to serve in the presidency, which is
[largely a ceremonial post without political powers. But
I Navon contributed to politicizing the office more than any
i his precedessors.
Cabinet Decision Leaked to Press
JKKUSALEM (JTA) -
|Thr Cabinet decided secretly to
[convert eight military encamp-
ments on the West Bank into
I'ivilian settlements. The deci-
sion, leaked to the press, was
taken at a time when the United
IStall's and other countries have
[been urging a freeze on settle-
ments on the West Bank as a
step toward bringing Jordan into
negotiations for a broad peace
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settlement freeze is part of Presi-
dent Reagan's Middle East peace
initiative announced last Sept. 1.
One of the planned new settle-
ments, called Bracha. is situated
on peak of Mt. Grizim, over-
looking Nablus. the largest Arab
city on the West Bank. The deci-
sion confirmed earlier reports
that the government intends to
build a Jewish city adjacent to
Nablus, similar to Kiryat Arba
overlooking Hebron.
Former Defense Minister Ariel
Sharon was reported to have been
in the opposing minority at the
Cabinet meeting. Sharon had op-
posed providing the Americans
with intelligence information
without guarantees that it would
not be passed on through other
channels to the Arabs.
ARENS SAID that his predec-
essor. Sharon, had invited U.S.
Defense Secretary Caspar Wein-
berger in October, 1982 to join
with Israel in studying the les-
sons of the Lebanon fighting. An
American delegation came to Is-
rael last November and initialled
an agreement.
"As some time has elapsed,
and misunderstandings have
arisen, we have decided to study
the lessons under existing agree-
ments," Arens said.
"The first American delega-
tion, from the U.S. Air Force, will
arrive in Israel at the beginning
of April, and the process of
studying the lessons will thus
begin."
Arens added that "Israel is
certain that its interests will be
honored and that care will be
taken that the information does
not pass into foreign hands,
without consultations with us,
within the framework of existing
agreements."
HE SAID he was convinced
the information would be of value
to the U.S. and would help
strengthen the relations between
the two countries.
Observers here said that one
reason for the change in former
policy may have been the knowl-
edge that information might be
leaked to the Americans anyway,
and Israel would gain no moral or
political advantages from snaring
it officially. Observers say that
Israel now hopes to gain good
will in the U.S. for providing the
information without any quid pro
quo.
Cheysson Opposes
Conference
PARIS (JTA) Foreign
Minister Claude Cheysson told a
Jewish delegation Thursday that
he was "adamantly opposed" to
holding an United Nations-
sponsored conference on Pales-
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Christians
By KEVIN FREEMAN
NEW YORK (JTA) A
leading Methodist scholar and
author asserted that the Holo-
caust, while a cataclysm in the
history of the Jewish people, also
"remains a massive event in the
life and death of Christians."
"When the Christians under-
stand the meaning of the Holo-
caust and what it reveals of the
spiritual condition of Christian-
dom, they will mourn it more
than the Jews," the scholar, Dr.
Franklin I.itull, professor of
religion at Temple University
and corresponding member of the
Institute of Contemporary Jewry
at the Hebrew University in
Jerusalem, said.
His comments were made to
more than 2,000 people who
attended the firs*, public dialogue
on the "Origins of the Holocaust:
Christian-Jewish Relations in
Historical and Contemporary
Perspective," sponsored by the
Holocaust Survivors Memorial
Foundation, at Avery Fisher
Hall.
The dialogue, moderated by
NBC-TV News diplomatic
correspondent Marvin Kalb. also
featured Prof. Yehuda Bauer of
the Hebrew University; Prof.
Raul Hilberg of the University of
Vermont; and Prof. Krister Sten-
dahl of the Harvard University
Divinity School.
Littell contended that there
exists a "credibility crisis"
within the church and the educa-
tional system. He pointed out
that the Holocaust was "planned,
supervised and rationalized" by
men and women who supported
the Nazi ideology and who had
graduated from the university
systems of Europe. He noted that
the notorious Dr. Joseph Men
gele. known as the "angel of
death" for his experimentations
on Jewish inmates in Auschwitz,
possessed two doctorates and
was educated in "the greatest
universities of the world."
Referring to what he termed a
"credibility crisis of
Christianity," Littell said that
"six million Jews were
murdered in the heart of Chris-
tendom by baptized Christians."
Noting that these Christians
were never excommunicated nor
rebuked by the church, he
declared: "Adolph Hitler died a
church tax-paying Roman Catho-
lic to the end."
Littell, the author of 20 books
and 275 major articles and a
member of the U.S. Holocaust
Memorial Council, said the Holo-
caust "must never be idle conver-
sation. It must never be enter-
tainment. If must be in the
context of saving lives." He
added: "We must speak the truth
that we know and the lessons to
be drawn from it."
Stendahl, who is the Andrew
Mellon Professor of Divinity at
the Harvard Divinity School
where he teaches the New Testa-
ment and the arts of preaching
and worship, said it would be
"simplistic to blime Christianity
pure and simple" for the Holo-
caust. But he added that it would
"be naive to deny that Christian-
ity has a strong streak of anti-
Judaism."
Stendahl observed that there
were two Christian reactions to
the Holocaust: "humble excuse"
and a feeling of "guilt." Elabora-
ting on the "guilt feeling" theme,
he said Christian theologians and
preachers "are accustomed to"
solving problems by applying
this feeling or, as he put it,
"technique." so that "it always
feels good to feel guilty."
Referring to the "humble ex-
cuse," Stendahl said this is the
argument that Christianity is
"perfect, full of love, goodness"
and that when things turn for the
worse, individual Christians are
said to have gone astray on their
ideals of Christianity.
According to Stendahl, some
western support for the estab-
lishment of the State of Israel
following World War II was a
result of this "guilt feeling." But
had the Jewish State been estab-
lished on the basis that it was
right, he continued, Israel would
have wider support internation-
ally than it has today. Referring
to the plight of Israel in the inter
national community, Stendahl
declared: "Don't put your trust
in guilt."
Bauer pointed out that the
reasons for World War II went
beyond strategic and political
issues, but focused more on Nazi
ideology. "They (the Germans)
chose war ... for ideological
reasons," he declared. This
ideology included the desire of
the German people to rule Europe
and the world, and to do this the
extermination of the Jewish
people was seen as a necessary
element in this process, Bauer
said.
Hilberg, a professor of political
science at the University of Ver-
mont, and author of several
books and numerous articles on
ghettos, concentration camps
and the psychology of Nazism,
asserted that the destruction of
European Jewry by the Nazis
was not an all-out encompassing
plan at the outset. He said the
policy of the Nazis first centered
on the forced emigration of Jews
and then advanced to the stage of
the complete destruction of a
people and their culture.
Questioned by Kalb as to the
possibility of a reoccurrence of
the Holocaust, not one of the
panelists would say unequivocal-
ly that it could not happen again.
Hilberg noted that he was not a
betting man, while Bauer ex-
pressed a lack of faith in con-
fidence-setting trends but said
people must watch early warning
signs similar to those which led
to the rise of Nazism. He in-
dicated that pluralism was a
central element in maintaining
just societies.
Stendahl was more the op-
timist, saying that the new
generation can provide positive
steps for the future. While the
Holocaust will be remembered
with precision and hopefully with
enough detial, he said, "I think
that it is true to sav for Jewish-
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that the primary baromSJi
the years ahead is the 3
Israel and not the Holocaust
Czeslaw Milosz, winner,
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who was unable to attend
dialogue, said in a statementi
by Kalb that the developmeal
the early 20th Century of
win's theory of survival of"
fittest and the popularity etna
by the theory of biologicalI
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analogous to biological
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the German people.
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biological nationalistm ,
the path to the extermination
the so-called "inferior race
for the first time, educ
masses who had earlier reje
the suppression of the right.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, March25. lJ
Reagan Pledges
To Reverse Downward Emigre Trend
By CINDY KAYE
JERUSALEM (JTA)
President Reagan pledg-
ed, in a personal message to
the third World Conference
on Soviet Jewry, that the
United States "will lead"
efforts by the free world "to
stem and reverse the trends
of plummeting emigratior
and increasing harassment
which plague Soviet Jews."
His message was delivered by
Jeane Kirkpatrick. the U.S.
Ambassador to the United Na-
tions, at the opening of the con-
ference here, attended by 3,000
Jewish and non-Jewish delegates
from 31 countries. Kirkpatrick
head the American delegation as
Reagan's personal emissary.
HE STATED in his message
that "Durable progress in East-
West relations cannot be
achieved without concurrent pro-
gress in human rights."' Addres-
sing Jews in the Soviet Union.
the President declared: "Know
that we will not forget them. We
will firmly support their just
cause."
The opening session was presi-
ded over by Simone Veil of Fran-
ce, former President of the
Parliament of Europe and a
former member of the French
Cabinet. Veil said:
"I am moved by honor to at-
tend a conference which point"
to our brothers and sisters still
plagued by anti-Semitism which
we hoped would end with the
establishment of the State of Is-
rael We cannot agree that
any state has the right to sep-
arate families or hold men and
women against their will. The So-
viet Jews are living under un-
bearable tyrannical rule."
VEIL CITED the sharp drop
in Soviet Jewish emigration
which is one of the main concerns
of the conference. Only 206 Jews
left the USSR in January and
February, 1983, the lowest
number ever recorded, she said.
"Soviet Jews are caught in a
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place in the Soviet Union but as a
result of their desire to go to
Israel they are labelled traitors."
Veil also referred to the
'prisoners of Zion" who carry on
in physical and psychological
isolation from the rest of the
world. "Some collapse under the
constant strain of daily haras-
sment and give in but some are
not prepared to give in and since
they do not, we cannot abandon
them. No one can be deaf or silent
to their pleas and hardships," she
said-
She urged everyone, including
international organizations, trade
unions, Jews and non-Jews to
show their solidarity to protect
human dignity. "Everywhere in
the world people of different races
and religious beliefs are discri-
minated against," Veil said. "Let
us denounce this situation and
ask that all Jews be able to cir-
cumsize their sons, that all Chris-
tians be able to baptize their chil-
dren without harassment. Let us
denounce all infringements of hu-
man rights."
SHE CONCLUDED her
address with praise for the demo-
cratic values Israel displayed
during its inquiry into the Beirut
refugee camps massacre. "The
proof of these values is unprece-
dented in history. Israel raised
herself high today. Let us pay
homage to the spiritual and
ethical values found in Israel
today. Let us stand up against all
that stands against this country.
Let us strengthen the desire to
unite voices and to continue in
the struggle for freedom in the
world." Veil said.
Mayor Teddy Kollek of Jeru-
salem said the gathering here of
people from all over the world
was an indication of Jewish
unity. "There are few situations
which can unite so many peoples
the subject of human freedom
is such a unifying topic." he said.
"It is clear, after looking at this
hall, the Jews still have many
friends in the world."
Kollek also noted the im-
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holding the conference in Jerusa-
lem. The two previous world
conferences for Soviet Jews were
held in Brussels. "It is appro-
priate that this conference is
being held in Jerusalem, our
united capital." he said.
PRIME MINISTER Margaret
Thatcher of Britain sent a
message to the conference
pledging that Britain, together
with other Western governments
will "continue resolutely to press
the Russians for an improvement
in their human rights record and
to subject that record to the most
demanding public scrutiny."
Kirkpatrick observed the
symbolic significance of the
conference held "on the eve of
Passover, the commemoration of
the first exodus." She proclaimed
that "the struggle for Soviet
Jews to liberate themselves from
bondage burns with special
brightness that cannot be extin-
guished as long as there are peo-
ple with courage and dignity and
a desire for freedom that cannot
be denied."
Kirkpatrick reviewed the
clauses of the 1975 Helsinki Final
Act which the Soviet Union
signed, that stress that "the
parties are to expedite and facili-
tate the reunion of families and
that those applying for exit visas
should not be deprived of their
rights."
SHE EXPRESSED her
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"prisoners of Zion" who "are
among the heroes of the Soviet
Jewry struggle. Their cause is
our cause, their ideals our ideals.
They shall not be forgotten. They
are not alone." she said.
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?ust How Moderate Are Our Saudi Allies?
(Continued from Page 4
tted to the withdrawal of all
eign forces, the aecurity of la-
J's northern border, and the
[abilitation of the Lebanese.
SIMPLY PUT, the Saudis
-eaten the Lebaneae that if
ly come to an accommodation
|h Israel, the Saudi penalty
J be a reneging on their offer to
tvide financial assistance for
reconstruction of the Leba-
ke economy. The estimated
[t of that contribution is some
) billion.
inc Lebanese negotiator put it
Lklv in a statement published
(the New York Times last Jan.
The Saudis have told us ex-
:itly that we can give Israel
katever is necessary on the
furity issue, and they will sup-
rt us. But when it comes to
rmalization, 'Wait for the
(in,' they say. 'We must all deal
\h Israel together. Don't be
jthcr Sadat.' '
Indeed, the Saudis have gone
[the extent of threatening to
off all aid to Lebanon if the
panese agree even to normal
lmercial relations with the Is-
lis, according to Lois Gottes-
in. a research analyst in the
iddle East Division of the
Inerican Jewish Committee.
|AS FOR the Saudi connection
Syria's apparent refusal to
Ithdraw its forces from Leba-
In. there seems to be no pres-
Itc from Riyadh on Damascus
| that regard at the same time
at Saudi financial support of
t-ria grows in staggering
["portion as a reward for drag-
Inn its heels.
I So far as the Saudis are con-
Irned, whatever Uncle Sam
mild like to achieve in the cause
peace in the Middle East, to
II with him. If these examples
Saudi intransigence are not
enough, then examine President
Reagan's piece initiative. The
State Department offered it on
Sept. 1, 1982 with the under-
standing that both the Saudis
and Jordan, moderates all, would
back the plan a plan they had
been consulted with in the first
place and which it seemed a fore-
gone conclusion they would
accept.
After all, the Reagan plan calls
for Israel's withdrawal from most
of the territories occupied in the
1967 war; there would be a freeze
on settlements on the West Bank
and in Gaza; and, in return, the
Arabs would have to accept the
reality of Israel.
IN ESSENCE, this means that
neither Israel nor the Arabs
would get their maximum de-
mand, thus humiliating neither
side no Israeli sovereignty
over the West Bank and no new
Palestinian state.
And so what did America's
Saudi buddies do in response?
The proposed Reagan emascula-
tion of Israel was not enough
for them. At the Arab conference
in Fez, Morocco of Sept. 9, 1982,
just eight days after the an-
nouncement of the Reagan initia-
tive, the conference, inspired by
the Saudis, did the following:
It concluded with a declaration
calling for Israeli withdrawal
from "all Arab territories occu-
pied in 1967, including Arab al-
Quds (Jerusalem)," the dis-
mantling of Israeli settlements
and the "establishment of an in-
dependent Palestinian state."
Jerusalem would be its capital.
Furthermore, the declaration
reaffirmed the PLO as the sole
representative of the Palestin-
ians. This virtually assured Jor-
danian rejection of the Saudi-
backed alternative to the Reagan
initiative, which Jordan also
rejects if for other reasons.
THE RESULT of this Saudi
maneuvering, at a time when the
Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
was still preoccupying the Rea-
gan Administration, was a dan-
gerous vacuum of inaction into
which Moscow has since been
pulled as a Middle East presence
to be reckoned with after all of
these years of having lost even so
much as a toehold there.
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Saudis would oppose this if only
on the basis that its ancient,
decrepit monarchy is absolutely
anathema to Soviet thought
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more important in Riyadh than
Russian Communist expansion-
ism.
These are Mr. Reagan's
"moderate" allies in the Middle
East those Saudis who, in
January, 1981, led by then Crown
Prince Fahd, called for "jihad
with funds, self-sacrifice, in-
formation, economy and weapons
if necessary" for the "liberation
of Jerusalem and the occupied
territories."
FORGET Jimmy Carter, a
weary voice in the wilderness,
alone and bitter. But the State
Department still pursues these
U.S. friends. So do the Presi-
dent and, of course, the
Secretaries of State and Defense,
old time Saudi lovers if ever there
were some.
But if moderation is to take
on some meaning at all, you
would think it is these advocates
of the Saudi cause who could be-
come more moderate in their lov-
ing of our retrograde Arab
friends. And in their attacks on
the Israelis who see through this
tissue of deception better than
anybody else these days.
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ISRAEL INDEPEN-
JCE DAY celebration
teored by the Tampa Jewish
lunity Center.
tents are scheduled to begin
on on Sunday, April 24, at
bool area at the JCC. Age
in breakdowns for partici-
[s are-Ages 5-7. 8-9. 10-12.
male adult, female adult
nixed adult.
,-imming events highlight
days activities for the
iirer uires. while the grand fi-
- the tug-of-war makes
ild.-r age group feel young at
ft
Ign-ups are available at
[pa synagogues, with Betty
hiain l lie contact at Ilodeph
Imii; Harriett Seelig at Kol
and Judy Iglesia at Schaa-
jbedek or if you are interested
participating call Danny Thro
JCC (872-4461).
Israel Independence Day
[ 1 Miii s. Sunday, April 24
at the Tampa Jewish
Community Center
i:s r,-7
Inge Throw
i> i Kick
jning llelays
ige Rail
fear Olds
lies Keluy
per Kick
kning Relay
L'<- Mall
\2 Year Olds
toon Toss
Lhea Relay
ber Kick
fining Relay
:l... Ball
fcised Watermelon
rTosa
Ik. iball Foul Shot
leybull
nning Itelay
fcof-War
Stack" llace
Female Adult
Volleyball
Sunning Relay
Tug-of-War
Male Adult
Greased Watermelon
Volleyball
Basketball Foul Shot
Running Relays
Tug-of-War
Egg Toss
TENNIS ON APRIL 24
For the first time ever, the
Jewish Community Center's IS-
RAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY
CELEBRATION features a
tennis tournament for both men
and women and mixed doubles.
The tennis tournament will be
held at the Grady tennis courts
on Watrous Ave. on Sunday
morning. April 10 at 9 a.m. (In
I lie event of rain, the tournament
will be moved to April 17).
Signups are available for sin-
gles and doubles for both men
and women in the teen-age group,
.ind for adults -singles, doubles
and mixed
"We would like to see a big
tournament for our first year,"
said Alice Kosenthal, chairperson
of this year's Maccabiah games,
this is a community event, so
wc were able to get the city
limits and would like to fill them
up."
There is no entry fee for the
tennis tournament and drinks
will Ik> provided for the players.
Trophies will be awarded on Isra-
el Independence Day Sunday,
\p.il21.
For more information, contact
Danny Thro at the JCC (872-
1151).
April Is Tay Sachs Month
Education and awareness are
the goals of this year's Tay-Sachs
Program sponsored by National
Council of Jewish Women,
Tampa Section in conjunction
with the University of South
Florida Genetics Program. The
joint program is now entering its
sixth year.
Tay-Sachs is a genetically in-
herited fatal disease that attacks
young children and causes des-
truction of the nervous system.
Several such genetic or inherited
diseases are carried by those of
Jewish ancestry. Some of these
disorders, particularly common
to Jews, go back into the early
history of the Jewish people.
Some are of more recent origin.
Tay-Sachs was first indentified
less than one hundred years ago.
Infants with Tay-Sachs look
and behave normally at birth.
Normal development continues
for several months: then, sud-
denly at about six months
muscular weakness becomes
evident. Physical and mental de-
terioration rapidly follow. Death
usually occurs between the ages
of three and five.
Today only uninformed
couples need suffer the anguish of
learning that a seemingly healthy
child is doomed because of Tay
Sachs. The Tay Sachs Program is
designed to prevent this tragic
genetic disease by detecting car-
ries of the disease by means of a
simple blood test. Since 1978 over
509 people have been tested. Ref-
errals are increasing from indivi-
duals and physicians due to our
educational program of supply-
ing printed information and other
publicity.
During the month of April all
Biblical
Ustory Festival
llave you ever wondered what
laj in biblical time was like? If
i have, turn back the centuries
lh a visit to the Festival of
lical History scheduled for 10
to fi p.m. March 26 at the
lyersity of South Florida. The
Jival will be held on Crescent
1. across from the University
pier.
Featured will be biblical-era
lage inhabitants, such as
>kers, artists, dancers, crafts-
|n and musicians carrying on
By activities. Archaeological
hibits from pre-Christian days,
Pormances of music and
kos from those ancient times
historicaally authentic foods
will be included.
The festival will be a fund-
kr for the Center for Living
kle History project, headed by
lames Strange, biblical ar-
icologist and dean of the Col-
I of Arts and Letters.
model of the proposed cen-
h on display at the festival, will
lude gardens, a museum and
pry and even a restaurant
v mg biblical foods.
[The Center for Living Bible
>tory is being developed for
t enrichment of people who
pi the Bible and deaire to know
history of the Holy Land In
k*t*r fullness." aid Strange.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday. March
25.
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Congregations /Organizations Events U. of Tampa Presents Awi
Winning Musical Comedy
CONGREGATION
KOL AMI
PASSOVER SCHEDULE
Passover services will be held
at Congregation Kol Ami on
March 29 and March 30 at 7 a.m.
and on April 4 and 5 at 7 a.m.
There will be no classes during
Religious School vacation which
will be from March 27 to April 5.
No services will be held at
Congregation Kol Ami on Friday.
Aprii 1. because Congregation
Kol Ami is invited to attend an
Inler-Congregational Shabbat
Service which will be held at
Rndt'ph Sholom.
Socialites
Socialites meet every Wednes-
day afternoon from 1-4 p.m. On
March 9. a very informative lec-
ture had been delivered by Cary
I Vivian on Medigap Insurance on
March 16 March birthdays and
anniversaries will be celebrated.
All are welcome!
Chabad USF Seder
Rabbi Lazar Rivkin has an-
nounced the Seder times for
Chabad to be Monday. March 28
at 8 p.m. and Tuesday March 29
at 8 p.m. Call 971-6768 or 985-
7926
Community Calendar
Friday, March 25
(Candlelighting time 6:24)
lowers
H.llel School Grade 2 visits Jewish
Saturday, March 26
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Grandparents Shabbat 10 a.m.
Jewish lowers Birthday social 8 p.m. Congregation Kol Ami
Jewish Singles "Let's Hove A Dance'- with Disc Jockey 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 27
lone m "The Jewish Sound 88.5-FM -9-11 a.m. Jewish War
Veterans v 30 a.m. Congregation Schaarai Zedek Religious
School Passover Program" 9.30 a.m. Jewish War Veterans
Auxiliary 10 o.m. AIPAC Weekend m Orlando.
Monday, March 28
0 rmi R r,ir>-H.||el ot USF Community Seder 7 p.m. Temple
Dav.d Seder 6 p.m. SEDER EREV PASSOVER.
Tuesday, March 29
JCC Closed Congregation Schaarai Zedek Seder evening
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Congregational Seder
- 6 p.m. Brandon Jewish Chavurah Seder.
Wednesday, March 30
JCC Closed
Thursday, March 31
JCC Food Co-op- 10-12 15* Congregation Schoara. Zedek Adult
Education 8 p.m.
Friday, April 1
(Candlelight,ng time 6 28) Congregation Rodeph Sholom
InterCongregaiionol Sabboth 8 p.m. [No Services of
Conqreoonons Kol Am, or Schoaro, Zedek rh.i evening due to
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Tampa
Bui B nth Lodge
The Tampa Lodge of B'nai
B'rith. in cooperation with lodges
from St. Petersburg and Clear-
water, will have a Tri-city Social.
Sturday. March 26. The Social
will be held at the Harbour Town
Condominium Clubhouse on
Bayshore Boulevard and Drew
Street in Clearwater.
There will be a Deli Smorgas-
board. cash bar and door prizes.
A live band and entertainment
are planned all for $7.50 per
person. For information contact
Dr. Jeff Miller. 259-1188 or
Herman Lerner at&39-9246.
B'nai B'rith to Help
Easter Sd
Telethon on TV'
Sunday morning. March 27,
Tampa B'nai B'rith Lodge mem-
ben will be at Channel 28 tele-
\ iMon studios between 8 and 10
a.m. for the Easter Seal Telethon.
To volunteer, call Dr. Jeff
Miller, 259.U88.and say. "1 want
to be on TV and help the Easter
Seal Campaign." There are no
guarantees, but volunteers are
1 iki'ly to be seen on TV
Bar Mitzvah
The University of Tampa Divi-
sion of Fine Arts will present the
1962 Tony Award winning
musical "A Funny Thing Hap-
pened On the Way to the Forum"
in David Falk Theatre.
From Thursday. March 24. the
play will run through Sunday.
March 27. with repeat perfor-
mances April 1-3. Curtain time
Sundays is 7 p.m.; all other per-
formances begin at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $5.50 for the gener-
al public and $3.50 for senior citi-
zen* and students with valid
ID's. Prices will be discounted 20
percent for groups of 20 or more.
All seats are general admission.
Tk-k*t reservations mav be made
Michael J. Rementer celebrates
his Bar Mitzvah.
MICHAEL REMENTER
Michael J. Rementer. son of
Mr and Mrs. John Rementer.
will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah to-
morrow morning at Congregation
Schaarai Zedek. Rabbi Frank
Sundheim will officiate.
Mkhad is m the seventh grade
ill Oak Grove Junior High School
where he is a student aide In ad-
dition, he attends the Learning
Center, has W(>n science Wards.
md plays soccer for the North-
luile League
Special guexts who will cele-
brate ith Michael and his
parent* include his grand-par
nl- Mr and Mrs. Irv Kesnkk
and Mr- \nna Rementer. of
Philadelphia: his uncle. Robert
Rementer: and manv other rela-
li ves from the Philadelphia and
New Jersi\ an .,-
Mr and Mrs John Rementer
will host the Friday night Oneg
Shabbat and ii Saturday recep-
tion in their son's honor
JODI J WEISS
Jodi J Weiss, son of Ms.
Karen Weiss, will be called to the
Torah us Bar Mitzvah Saturday
morning at 10 a.m. at Congrega
tion Kol Ami Rabbi Leonard
Rosenlhal will officiate.
Jodi is an eighth grade student
at John Adams Junior High
School. He plays Little League,
football, archery, and enjoys
horseback riding
Ms. Weiss will host a Kiddush
and an open house at home im-
mediately following services in
honor of the occasion.
Special guests will include
great grandparents Maurice
Auerbach. Tampa: Harry and
Eva Weiss. South Euclid, Oh.;
grandparents Norman and Fran-
coa Motko, Tampa: William
Weiss, Shaker Heights. Oh .
aunts Gertrude
Mnnoaofl <\kron, Oh... Sophie
Ruhel Holl Fia and
.
anytime by calling
Tickets are on sale now *(
Falk Theatre box office weekA
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. v,
Tampa Theatre box office .
days between 9 a.m and5pi]
.w."wFunnyLThingHaPPedi
the Way to the Forum" ofer-
based on several comedies oft
ancient Roman plavwright PW5
tus Among the aging satyryj
his nagging wife, the clowm^
heroes, conniving slaves
their addled patrician mi
innocent young lovers
luscious courtesans, there
enough stuff and nonsense
make a Neo-Roman holiday.
Synopsis of the Weekly Torah Portion
And h,poured of the anointing oU upon Aaron's head anointed him. to sanctify him" '
TZAV
TZAV An elaboration of the sacrificial laws: the burnt-offer-
ing. the rneal offering, the sin-offering; guilt -offering and peace
offering. Moses consecrated Aaron and his sons for the priest,
hood, he made their offerings of consecration, sprinkled them
with the oil of anointment, and taught them the order of sacrifice
And at the door of the tent of meeting shall ye abide day and
night seven days, and keep the charge of the Lord, that ye die
not; for so 1 am commanded" (Leviticus 8.35).
(The recounting of the Weekly Portion of KM Law is extracted and Msee
upon "The Graphic History ol the Jewish Heritaoa." edited by P. Wollm*
Tsamir, SIS, published by Shan told. The volume is available at 73 Maiden
Lane, New York, N.Y. 10031. Joseph Schiang is president ol the society dis-
tributing the volume.)
A REMINDER
Bar-Bat Mitzvah. wedding and engagement forms art
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
appear.
JEWISH COMMUNITY PHONE DIRECTORY
B'nai B'rith 876-4711
Jewish Community Center 872-4451
Jewish Floridian of Tampa 872-4470
Jewish National Fund 876487
Slate of Israel Bonds 879-8850
Tampa Jewish Federation 8751618
Tampa Jewish Social Service 251-0083
TOP. Jewish Foundation. Inc. _'.VI-:l569
Schools
Ilillel School (Grades 1-81 839-7047
JCC Pre-School and Kindergarten 872-4441
Seniors
Jewish Towers 870-1830
Mary Walker Apartments &85-8809
Kosher Lunch Program at JCC 872-4451
Seniors' Project 872-4451
Religious Directory
TEMPLE DAVID
2001 Swann Avenue 251-4215 Rabbi Samuel Mallinger
Services: Friday. 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9a.m. Daily morning and
evening minyan. 7:30 a.m.. 5:45 p.m.
CONGREGATION KOL AMI Conservative
3919 Moran Road 9626338 Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal '
Services: Friday.8p.m.; Saturday. 10 a.m.
CONGREGATION RODEPH SHOLOM Con.erv.Uve
fi!3 Ba^h,?re Bo,u,evard 837-1911 Rabbi Kenneth Berger.
azzan VV.UiamHauben Services: Friday. 8 p.m.; Saturday.
10 a.m. Daily: Minyan. 7:15.
CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZEDEK Reform
slmiT^T 876-2377 Rabbi Frank Sundheim
Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9a.m.
CHABAD HOUSE
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'5,k ii !*/"?" 33620 and wHabb'Laza' Rivki" Friday, 7 p.m. Shabbat Dinner
CtaM8p.nT' SatUrday Servke 10:30 ni Monday Hebrew
B'NAI B'RITH HILLEL FOUNDATION
Jewish Student Center. University of South r londa Rabb'
lefftg 'oust .^0,4 Patricia Court 172 (Village Square Apt*J
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riday. March 25, 1983
Charges vendetta
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 15
AIPAC Official Takes Out After Weinberger
Continued from Page 1
Iht- President's mind, Rosen
fcharged at the press conference
vhich was called to discuss
lIPAC's new pamphlet, "Israel
and the U.S. Air Force."
The pamphlet argues that Is-
rael, not any of the Arab coun-
tries, is the best site for American
air bases, particularly to provide
refueling and maintenance of
J.S. planes protecting the Mid-
Idle East and the Persian Gulf.
IThe pamphlet is a follow-up to
(one issued by AIPAC last year
(called "The Strategic Value of Is-
Irael."
Rosen's press conference was
| held coinciden tally at just about
the time the Defense Department
was releasing a letter from Gen.
I Robert Barrow, the Commandant
<>f the U.S. Marine Corps, to
[Weinberger, charging that Israeli
troops are deliberately threaten-
ing the lives of American military
personnel in Lebanon for "po-
litical purposes" and urging that
"firm and strong action" be
taken by the U.S. to end the con-
[ frontations.
Rosen asserted that there is no
I official in the Administration at a
\ high level with a sympathetic
view toward Israel since the de-
partures last year of Secretary of
State Alexander Haig and Na-
tional Security Adviser Richard
Alien.
THE AIPAC official said the
only "good things" that have
emerged recently are such items
as foreign aid which is directed
by Congress. He claimed that
even the Administration's op-
position to attempts to expel Is-
rael from the United Nations was
due to the mandate by Congress.
Rosen said the only weapons
shipped to Israel in recent
months have been 11 F-15 jets
and 200 Sidewinder missiles. He
said the Administration has held
up since last May official
notification to Congress of the
sale of 75 F-16 jets even though
they, like the F-15s, were
promised to Israel in 1978 as a re-
sult of the weapons the U.S. sold
to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and
Jordan.
As for Weinberger's policy
toward the Arabs, it is "come
pick what you want, and it's
yours," Rosen said. He said it
was "not clear what the Arabs
wanted that he (Weinberger)
turned down."
Rosen said AIPAC is speaking
out because there has been an
"obsession" over the last two
years over what Israel has done
to strain relations with the U.S.,
but little has been mentioned
about what Weinberger has done
to strain relations with Israel. He
contended that Weinberger does
not know the importance of Israel
to U.S. security and has thus
harmed American security.
IN ADDITION, Rosen
warned, his anti-Israel policies
Ex-Nazis Said to Lead Warsaw
Ghetto Memorial Apr. 19
Continued from Page 1
after the Six-Day War and Moc-
xar'a faction within the Commu-
nist Party took up the govern-
ment's cry that Polish Jews are
the fifth column" and expanded
u to create an atmosphere during
which thousands of Jews who
had returned to Poland after
World War II began a mass
exodus, Kugler said.
Assaults and harassments at
the lime were "part of the Polish
government'a anti-Semitic mani-
pulation of its remaining small
Jewish community," Kugler
stated. He said that some Ameri-
say Kaddish, which they can do
at any time and should but
not dictated by those whose
records are stained by the blood
"I Jews victimized in pogroms or
by those responsible for perpe-
tuating a history saturated with
i lie blood of Jewish martyrs and
other victims.
"We totally support and hail
the statement by Marek Edel-
man, the last commander of the
commander of the Warsaw
Living With An
Emotionally
Disabled Adult
Living with an emotionally
disabled adult can create prob-
lems that affect the entire family.
A free workshop entitled "Living
With An Emotionally Disabled
Adult" can help you deal with the
feelings and conflicts that this
situation creates.
Sponsored by Hillsborough
Adult and Community Education
and Northside Mental Health
Center. The workshop will be
held at LaVoy Exceptional Cen-
ter, 4410 Main Street. The class
will meet Tuesdays. April 5, 12,
19 and 26 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Ciuidlines will be given for cop-
ing with feelings of conflict con-
cerning life with a chronically
disabled family member. Tips for
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towards greater independence
will he discussed.
For more information or to
"1'ister call Marie Apsey at 977-
Ghetto uprising and who resides
in Lodz who renounced any asso-
ciation with the sponsors of the
Apr. 19 commemoration in War-
saw calling it a cynical act of
contempt.'"
may cause American Jews who,
during the 1970s, supported in-
creased spending for U.S. de-
fense, to turn away from this
support.
Rosen stressed that there was
an ignorance of Israel's strategic
value in the Defense Department
because the Pentagon has not
studied it. He said that before
1979, the Pentagon concentrated
on Europe and the Far East. But
with the fall of the Shah of Iran
and the Soviet invasion of
Afghanistan, large numbers of
military men were sent to the
Middle East to study the situa-
tion there.
He said this resulted in a
"search for ways to cooperate
closely with the Arabs" because
there was a need to obtain
"access arrangements" for bases
in Arab countries. "A concept
evolved very sensitive to the
strategic value of a number of
Arab countries and surprisingly
insensitive to the strategic value
of Israel to the U.S.," Rosen said.
He charged that Defense Depart-
ment officials are even warned
against studying the strategic
value of Israel.
Rosen noted that Weinberger
had blocked the agreement upon
which Israel would supply the
U.S. with information that it
learned about Soviet weapons as
a result of the war in Lebanon as
it had done after previous wars.
He said the Secretary did not un-
derstand the complicated and
long procedure needed to analyze
these weapons.
THE AIPAC official also
charged that Weinberger was re-
sopnsible for the position being
taken by some that Israel's des-
truction of Soviet-built Syrian
missiles in Lebanon benefitted
the USSR because the Russians
would now improve their missile
defenses. He said the Israelis
could now take out the SAM-5
missiles that the Soviets have in-
stalled in Syria. But the difficulty
there is diplomatic, since the mis-
siles are manned by Soviet tech-
nicians, he said.
Several hours after the con-
ference, AIPAC issued a state-
ment through its spokesperson,
Lisa Behren, that "any personal
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remarks" about Weinberger were
"solely" that of Rosen's.
She said that AICPAC's well-
known differences with the Ad-
ministration are that it believes
that "Israel is of strategic im-
portance to the U.S., and current
U.S. policy does not take advan-
tage of that fact. It will be false
to characterize this difference of
opinion as personal criticism of
the motives of the Secretary of
Defense. Our concern remains
what it has always been
policy, not personality."
Kaplan Named
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Mendel Kaplan of Johannesburg
was unanimously named chair-
man-elect of the World Board of
Trustees of the United Israel
Appeal-Keren Hayesod at its
recent meeting in Jerusalem.
Kaplan, who will assume office in
June, will succeed Philip
Granovsky of Toronto, who has
served in this post since the
five
establishment of the board
years ago.
The UI A-Keren Hayesod ,
World Board of Trustees is
composed of heads of Keren
Hayesod campaigns throughout
the world, and Israeli representa-
tives, primarily members of the
World Zionist Organization
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Why Is This Month Of March
Different
From All Other Months?
Because it's the end
of the year.
The Jewish Agency's fiscal year in Israel. When
our cash collection total counts the most.
If that total comes up short, programs for the
next budget year beginning April 1 could
be cut back.
That means people cut off. People who depend
on us.
Pioneers on pre-settlements in Israel's North
- waiting for new families to join them in bring-
ing new life to hillsides finally free of terror...
Sinai settlers withdrawn for the sake of peace -
waiting for the housing, the roads, the green-
houses they must have to build new lives in the
Negev...
Disadvantaged teenagers needing guidance and
direction waiting to fill hundreds of empty
places in Youth Aliyah residential schools...
The proud and willing elderly, seeking useful,
dignified employment in their final years wait-
ing for sheltered workshop doors to open to
them...
They could be waiting in vain... unless there
is an outpouring of cash from our campaigns.
Now. And all through this month of March.
Make and Pay Your Pledge Now'
a2fSls[] FederatiorVUnited Jewish Appeal
1983 Regular and Israel Special Fund Campaign
2808 Horatio, Tampa, Fla. 33609 875-1618


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