The Jewish Floridian of Tampa


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


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

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Tampa, Florida Friday, September 16.1963
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Book of Jonah
Plays a Major Role On Yom Kippur
The Biblical book best known
cause of its illustrations is the
look of Jonah. Young, middle-
fed or old, who doesn't have a
bion of Jonah being swallowed
y the whale? The story is told in
it, in folk song, and in every
maginable visual form. This
le story of Jonah (Yonah in
Hebrew) is read near the climax
f Yom Kippur. However,
Kcause of its length, and fre-
piently because of our weariness,
e do not always appreciate the
ichness of the story and the
my lessons which it teaches.
The American composer
eorge Gershwin placed in his
wt folk operetta, "Porgy and
"." a song entitled "It Ain't
ecessarily So." The lyrics go:
the stories you're liable to read
the Bible they ain't
essarily so." One of those
pnes is Jonah and the whale.
[Gershwin expressed a theme
valent in our society in
stioning Biblical stories in
eral and Jonah among them.
1 approach has trickled into
' wide circles of thought, and
everybody finds the tale of
wn, the reluctant prophet,
Wentic On this Yom Kippur.
"should take a fresh look at the
h story and its significance.
THE DRAMA of Jonah opens
with God commanding him to go
to the city of Ninveh and to call
upon the inhabitants to repent
lest' they be killed for their evil
ways. Jonah is not prepared for a
task of this magnitude and
believes he can escape from God's
domain by boarding a ship which
will take him to the depths of the
sea and to locales unknown.
When a turbulent storm erupts,
it is clear that it is God's doing.
Jonah tries to sleep the storm
out, but it is to no avail. The
sailors call him forward, asking
for his identification.
All Jonah can say is "I am a
Hebrew, and I fear the Lord the
God of heaven who hath made
agriculturally viable. During the
Middle Ages, etrogim from the
isle of Corfu came into use and
this continued into this century.
In the early 1990s, just about
eighty years ago, Rav Kook ruled
that only Palestine etrogim were
fit for ritual use on Sukkot.
HIS HALACHIC stand, stem-
ming from his love of the land
and its pioneers, provided a boost
to the citrus farming of the
country. The Jewish State has
benefitted substantially from his
definitive action and infinite
concern, and hundreds of
thousands of Israeli etrogim are
sold annually in every country
'omen's Division Campaign Leaders
Bobbe Karpay Jolene Shor
jj Tampa Jewish Federation Women's Division 1983-84 Pre-
jfnt Lili Kaufmann has announced that Bobbe Karpay and
ne Shor, the dynamic duo of the successful 1983 campaign,
* agreed to spearhead the Tampa Women's Campaign for a
d year.
where Jews reside.
As a Jew born in the U.S.A.
and now settled in Israel, two
markets for the sale of the lulav
and etrog and the myrtle and
willow branches stand out in my
mind. One is on the Eastside in
downtown New York, where
stores of all types become Sukkot
speciality shops, during the few
weeks before the festival.
The other are the myriad
markets of Jerusalem, each more
colorful than the other and
stretching from Mahane Yehuda
into Meah Shearim. My children
and I make the grand tour each
year just to capture the flavor
and fervor of the sellers and the
buy ere.
HOWEVER, my love for the
four species derives in the first
place from my childhood ex-
periences in the home of my
grandfather, the late Rabbi
Tobias Geffen.
Residing in Atlanta, Ga., our
hometown, I recall that this made
the annual acquisition of the
lulav and etrog much more diffi-
cult than just going and picking
out a set in the marketplace. My
grandfather, from his arrival in
the city in 1910, felt it his respon-
sibility not just to get the Sukkot
species for himself but also for
Jews throughout the south. De-
lays in their arrival in Atlanta
until just before the holiday gave
rise to innovative methods of see-
ing that lulav and etrog got to its
final destination on time.
As a young lad. my father had
to take the Sukkot set to the
railroad station on the eve of
Sukkot. He waited until the train
arrived and then gave the
precious cargo to the engineer,
who personally kept watch over it
in the engine of his Southern
Railway train. On arrival at his
destination, he delivered it to his
next door neighbor, an observant
Jew in a small Georgia town.
MY MOST poignant memories
relate specifically to observing
my grandfather as he prepared
the lulavim. He would inspect
each lulav, checking the spine
and the point very closely. Then
he stripped off s few of the long
Continued on Page 2
Doug Cohn Designated
1984 Campaign
Associate Chairman
Joining John Osterweil in
heading the 1984 Tampa Jewish
Federation-United Jewish
Appeal Campaign is Doug Cohn,
who will be serving as associate
chairman. "Doug and I have
worked together in past Federa-
tion efforts and I am elated that
he has accepted this key posi-
tion," said Osterweil, who is
serving as 1984 general campaign
"His logical thinking, sensi-
tivity to both the individuals and
the issues involved, as well as his
strong commitment to the Jewish
community make him a very
capable leader in the campaign.
Together we have been planning
what we feel will be the finest
Federation campaign ever,"
Osterweil continued. "While
Doug will be working closely with
me in key decision making, he
will have specific responsibilities
within the organization as well.
He will be working closely with
the chairmen of the middle and
lower giving ranges, including
the Community Division which
handles Super Sunday. I am
confident that all aspects which
Doug deals with will be success-
Cohn, a 46-year-old native of
Omaha, Neb., has lived in Tampa
with his wife Maureen, their son
Greg, and daughter Jamie, since
1969. He is the owner-manager of
the Tampa Sales and Service
office of the Trane Company, a
commercial air-conditioning
equipment manufacturer with
whom he has been associated
since 1962.
A graduate of Purdue Univer-
sity with an engineering degree,
Cohn studied for an MBA at the
In Paris
Doug Cohn
University of Chicago and
Southern Methodist University
in Dallas. As a captain in the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
he received paratrooper training
and served in Okinawa and Thai-
land. Locally, he is s member of
Congregation Schaarai Zedek
and Palma Ceia Golf and Country
Club and serves on the board of
directors of the Tampa Jewish
Federation and the Downtown
Tampa Rotary Crab.
Cohn stated, "I accept this
position knowing that I can work
together with John Osterweil and
our team to build an even more
successful campaign. The needs
in Israel and Tampa are very
large, and I'm grateful to be able
to take a role in ensuring the
meeting of those needs," he
Arabs Shout Filthy
Slogans Near Synagogue
demonstrators surrounded
a synagogue in Vitry, a
Paris suburb, on the second
day of Rosh Hashanah
shouting anti-Israeli and
anti-Semitic slogans.
The president of the Vitry
Jewish community, Dr. Maurice
Ruah, said that the city police in
the Communist-controlled mu-
nicipality had acted to protect
the synagogue but in what seem-
ed a half-hearted manner. He said
better police protection was pro-
vided after two Deputy Mayors,
both Socialists, were alerted and
visited the site.
THERE ARE some 750 Jewish
families, some 4,000 people, in
the large working-class suburb in
Vitry in the south of Paris. The
mayor, a communist, took s
strong anti-Arab stand before the
last legislative elections in an ap-
parent bid to win extreme right
Since then, say members of the
local Jewish community, he has
taken a strong anti-Israeli stand
in what seems an effort to "clean
the slate."
Ruah said the municipality is
responsible for the anti-Israeli
climate which was conducive to
the demonstration. He said the
synagogue, which was not
damaged, was actually defended
by local Jewish defense groups.
There were no reports of other
incidents during the Rosh Hash-
anah holiday.

Page 2
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, September 16.19J
Volunteers for Israel' Helps
Avert Manpower Shortage
Jewish Floridian Staff Writer
Volunteers for Israel does just
that. Since the beginning of its
operations last December, the or-
ganization has recruited and sent
over 1,000 Americans to help out
in Israel, volunteers vitally
needed to help offset an emergen-
cy manpower shortage that
thi eatened to cripple not only the
country's war effort in Lebanon,
but its economy's ability to
function properly due to the
many reservists called to serve.
For every one month a volun-
teer works, one Israeli reservist
returns to home and job. And
that bouys morale as well as pro-
Volunteers for Israel pack food
and clothing, clean equipment,
repair machines, and work on
construction and land projects
necessary to the security of the
country. Nothing glamorous as-
suredly, but vitally important all
the same to the continuity of
Israeli life.
Book of Jonah
Plays a Major Role on Yom Kippur
Coatinoed ban Page 1
lulav leaves and intricately wove
holder after holder for the myrtle
and willow branches. With an
exactness, of which only he was
capable, he fashioned holders for
all the lulavim and then an extra
one for me to play with.
Then he meticulously put
together the entire lulav set, and
once again checked the etrogim
to make sure the pitom was still
intact. The sets were now ready
to be sent and were quickly
dispatched by the US mail
services to communities widely
spread throughout the south.
The etrog. according to the
Midrash, symbolizes the heart.
For the Jewish people today, the
State of Israel represented by the
etrog is our spiritual heart.
The heart is that organ of the
body that must pump the life-
blood to the rest of the system. In
our own day. Israel has the
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Karpay
Jeannette Sherrill Maddox and
Kenneth David Karpay were
married Aug. 27 in a ceremony at
the bride's home in Lakeland.
They were wed by Rabbi Frank
N. Sundheim of Congregation
Schaarai Zedek under a Chupah
built by the bride's father. A
reception followed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Maddox of
Lakeland, and the groom is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. George B.
Karpay of Tampa, and the
grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Nate
Denenberg of Long Island, and
Mrs. Rose Karpay of Hollywood,
The bride wore her mother's
wedding gown and had Marsha
Mehring of Oklahoma City as her '
^'rnaid of honor. Barry Karpay,
j brother of the groom, was best
responsibility of providing spirit-
ual sustenance for Jewish people
the world over so that every
section of Am Yisrael will con-
tinually be revitalized.
THIS YEAR on Sukkot as we
tenderly hold our lulav and etrog
adorned by the myrtle and willow
branches, we are reminded of the
The bride and groom, both
graduates of the University of
Florida Holland Law Center, will
make their home in Baltimore,
Md., following a honeymoon trip -
to Paria, France.
ongoing continuity of our tradi-
tion through this most ancient of
rituals. Furthermore, on this
festival let our hearts beat in
unison with the challenge of the
etrog, pointing to the vitality of
the interrelationship between the
people and the land of Israel.
Dr. David Geffen
Having recently opened an of-
fice in Fort Lauderdale at the
Jewish Community Center, Vol-
unteers for Israel is stepping up
efforts to reach American Jews in
the Southeast. Ben Dinkee, a res-
ident of Coconut Creek, who him-
self experienced a month in Israel
with his wife, Sylvia as a volun-
teer, has been appointed the new
office's regional director.
For him, encouraging people to
volunteer for Israel is easy, for he
overflows with enthusiasm over
his own experience there in Jury.
The Dinkee' had helped out at
a military camp called Machneh
Julis near Jerusalem. They
started their stay sorting pur-
chase orders and bills, keeping a
maintenance record for army
vehicles, and later moved on to
other tasks. He was assigned to
tank maintenance taking
apart shock absorbers and
cleaning and reassembling them,
and she, to the optic department,
Israelis Number 4 Million Now
the eve of Rosh Hashanah,
Israel's population was estimated
at 4,110,000, the Central Bureau
of Statistics reported. Of the
total population, 3,407,000 are
Jews (82.9 percent) and 703,000
are non-Jews.
In the past year Israel's
population increased by 78.000
people, a growth of 1.8 percent,
compared to 1.6 percent in the
previous year. Of the 78,000
people, 57,000 were Jews, an
increase of 1.6 percent compared
to 1.4 percent in the previous
The non-Jewish population
increased by 21,000 or 2.8 percent
Photography in America
Guest Curator Julie Saul
The Tampa Museum presents
its first comprehensive survey of
photography with "Photography
in America: 1910-1983." Or-
ganized by guest curator, Julie
M. Saul, the exhibition begins
with Alfred Steiglitz. the father
of fine arts photography in
America, and includes 158 works
by 86 photographers, tracing the
history of the medium up to the
While most of the photo-
graphers in the show are
acknowledged masters, also fea-
tured are lesser-known figures
who have made or are currently
shaping significant contributions
to the field. Famous images such
as Steiglitz's "Steerage" and
Alfred Eisenstadt's "V-J Day
Times Square" will hang beside
works never before exhibited.
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cleaning and resetting
used in periscopes and
Throughout their stay, ,
Dinkes lived and slept and it
and drank alongside Israeli soli
diers. They spent Shabbau, cek
brating the holiday in both th
Sephardic and Ashkenazic tri
tions, at camp or with fric
made on nearby moshavs.
They also participated in a u
of Jerusalem with other Voi
teers for Israel from other*
had briefings with aimy of
and a Jewish Agency repr_
tive, and participated in a
mony at the Western Wall.
All the while, more and _
contingents of volunteers u\
rived, bringing Jews, and som
non-Jews, from Canada, the U.S
and France to help out in Israel
During the closing days of I
month in Israel, all Dinkes co
think was it all had passed
Robert Rauschenberg's famed
color photograph, "Chinese
Summerhall," which measures
100 feet long by 28 inches wide,
will be lent to the museum by the
University of South Florida for
the exhibition, its premier show-
ing in the southeast.
The exhibition is arranged in
sections representing either or-
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FSA (Farm Security Adminis-
tration) or by trends, for ex-
ample, new color and the direc-
torial mode. The works are on
loan from thirty museums, gal-
leries, private collections, and
photographers, including the
Museum of Modern Art and the
Metropolitan Museum of Art in
New York, the St. Petersburg
Museum of Fine Arts, and
Castelli, Sonnabend, Wolf, and
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, September 16,1963
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 3
B&P Women's Network Begins Exciting Year
Less than a year ago, a group
0[ Tampa business and profes-
ional women gathered at the
^e of Women's Division
President Marlene Linick. They
met to test the waters for a dif-
ferent kind of organization. It
vis not that there was anything
wrong with any of the existing
for Jewish women it
was that women who worked
during the day were not able to
fully participate in those other
As they went around the circle,
'and each woman spoke about
whether a Jewish Business and
b| Professional Women's Network
should be formed, it was clear
that there was a very real need
for such an organization.
Although several of the women
already belonged to professional
women's networks, they ad-
mitted that there was never-
theless a void in their lives that
other groups could not fill. They
had no vehicle to connect as Jew-
ish business and professional
women, no way of exploring
together their very special iden-
When dealing with busy,
[achieving women, whose careers
I demand more than a full time
I commitment, it's not very easy to
I carve out a niche for still another
Linda Goldstein
activity. Nonetheless, the
women were determined not to let
the energy and desire that was
felt so strongly fall by the
wayside. These women made it
their business to formulate plans
for the Jewish Business and
Professional Women's Network
under the Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion's Women's Division.
A community-wide meeting
was scheduled at the Tampa
Club, and over 80 enthusiastic
women made it their business to
investigate the fledgling Busi-
ness and Professional Network,
giving it a chance to reach out to
them and seek a linkage together.
Since that time, there have
been three successful meetings,
even during the summer months.
On Sept. 26, the group will begin
the fall season with an exciting
guest speaker, Nancy Ford, who
was responsible for the founding
of the Florida Women's Network
and is the vice president of the
National Alliance for Profession-
al and Executive Women's
Network. Reservations may be
made with the Tampa Jewish
Federation Women's Division.
Tampa Mayor Bob Martinez is
already lined up for the Nov. 7
meeting. The group has branched
out from the Steering Committee
to the formation of other commit-
tees to get more and more women
involved in the planning and
development of the organization.
Amy Epstein, president of the Gulf Coast CouncilJewish Natior
Fund, announced that plans have been finalized for the Israel Ballet to
appear in its first ever performance in the Bay area There will be a
matinee and evening performance by the Ballet troupe on Sunday,
Mar. 25, 1984, in the new Ruth Echerd Hall at Richard B. Baumgard-
ner Center for the Performancing Arts on McMullen Booth Road in
Clearwater. Tickets will be available in November. For further in-
formation contact the Jewish National Fund, 730 So. Sterling Ave.,
Suite 213, Tampa, Florida 33609 or call 876-9327.
Best Wishes Yom Tov
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Whether you stay for a week or a
weekend, we'll make sure you'll
be glad you were here.
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Capital Gifts Campaign
We acknowledge and thank the following contributors to the Tampa Jewish Community Capital Gifts Campaign
as of September 1,1983:
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Aaron
Brian Abeles
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Aber
David Abrams
William Adoff
Mr. and Mrs. Gary S. Alter
Shirley Alter
Joan Altshuler
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Aronovitz
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Aronow
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Berger
Rabbi and Mrs. Kenneth Berger
Mr. and Mrs. Isadora Bernstein
Sidney Bleendes
Rabbi and Mrs. David Brusin
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Burak
Mr. and Mrs. Hymen Carp
Joel Chudnow
Dr. and Mrs. Albert Cohen
Dr. and Mrs. Martin Cohen
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Davidson
Donna Da via
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Davis
Drs. David and Ann Dolgin
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dressier
Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Epstein
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ewen
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Farber
Dr. and Mrs. Steve Farber
Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Feldman
Dr. and Mrs. Steven Field
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Firestone
Won't you join In
to secure Jewish
Gifts Campaign,
Mr. and Mrs. Sol Fleischman, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Forman
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Forrester
Dorothy Garrell
Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Germain
Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Gluckman
Louis Goldberg
Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Goldsmith
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Goldstein
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gordimer
Leon Greenberg
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Grossman
Lt. Col. and Mrs. John D. Hammer
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Harris
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Harris
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hilk
Mrs. Rebeccah Hochberg
Mrs. Susan Homan
Mr. and Mrs. David Hyman
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hyman
Mr. and Mrs. Maril Jacobs
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jacobean
Mr. and Mrs. William Kaliah
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Karpay
Mr. and Mrs. George Karpay
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Karpay
Warren Kinslar
Dr. and Mrs. Harry Kolodner
Jay Kopelman
Mr. and Mrs. Sherman KrawiU
Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Kreitxer
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Leopold
Bob Levin
Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Levine
Mr. and Mrs. David R. Levinaon
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. David Linsky
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Linsky
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lolli
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Lynch
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Mack
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mallin
Annie Margolin
Becky Margolin
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Markowitz
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Mendelson
Mr. and Mrs. Al Mixrahi
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Mock
Mr. and Mrs. George Nathan
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Newman
Dr. and Mrs. Jay Older
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Parter
Mr. and Mrs. David W. Paull
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Pear
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Perimutter
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pershes
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pila
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Preaener
Mr. and Mrs. Sol Putiel
Mrs. Sylvia Richman
Juliet Rodriguez
Anna Rosen
David Rosenblatt
Rabbi and Mrs. Leonard Rosenthal
Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Rosenthal
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Roth
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Rothburd
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rudolph
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Rudolph
Dr. Bonnie R. Saks
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Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Schwartzberg
Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Segall
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Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sher
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Mr. and Mrs. Julius Silberger
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Silver
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Silverman
Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Sokol
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Solomon
Mr. and Mrs. Stanford Solomon
Rabbi and Mrs. Frank Sundheim
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Swarzman
Dr. and Mrs. Albert Tawil
Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Tapper
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Tobin
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Volume 5
9 TISHRI 5744
Number 30
Israel's Ambassador Rosenne In
Condolences to Jackson Family
WASHINGTON (JTA) Israeli Ambassador
Meir Rosenne was in Seattle. Wash, to offer his con-
dolences to the family of Sen. Henry Jackson (D.. Wash!
who died Sept. 1. The Ambassador visited the chapel
where Jackson's body was on view. Rosenne went to
Seattle because he was unable to attend the funeral there
Sept. 7 since it was the eve of Rosh Hashanah.
The Israel Embassy also reported that messages of
condolence were sent to Mrs. Helen Jackson, the
Senator's widow, by Israeli President Chaim Herzog.
Premier Menachem Begin. Foreign Minister Yitzhak
Shamir and Defense Minster Moshe Arens.
W. German Court Reaffirms
Ban on Nazi Era Recordings
Congregation Kol Ami
When I was a rabbinical stu-
dent living in Los Angeles. I at-
tended services at a large Beverly
Hills synagogue for the High
Holy Days.
At least 3.000 Jews were in at-
tendance for the Neilah (con-
cluding) Service. Before the final
Shofar blast, the rabbi an-
nounced that a short Maariv
(evening) Service would follow
immediately afterwards.
The Shofar sounded and there
was an immediate stampede of
2.990 worshippers for the doors.
Fortunately, a "Minyan" re-
mained for the evening service
I was saddened to see such a
mass exodus. It indicated to me
how little those Jews understood
about the final Shofar call on
Yom Kippur.
Those worshippers believed
that the Shofar signaled the end
of the holiday and the end of the
fast. They reasoned, perhaps cor-
Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal
rectly. that once something has
ended there is no longer a need to
remain in one's place.
What they did not discern is
that final Shofar blast on Yom
Kippur is not intended to be
ending signal; it rather serves.
the announcement of
Having completed our prayen
contritions and soul searching*,
enter the world after Yom Kippu
spiritually cleansed and en
tionally renewed. We re-enter 1
intent on correcting our faufo
redirecting our lives, and impn
ing the state of the world.
final Shofar blast on Yom Kippu,
heralds a new beginning. It an
nounces a fresh and
stage in our lives.
It is a pity that the Jews IJ
in that synagogue did not un
stand this. If they had,
might have all stayed to r.
ipate in the first evening ser.
of the New Year, and paused"
wish their friends and family;
warm and loving Shana Tova t
fore they left to break the fast.
May all of us learn from th
misunderstanding and begin I
New Year on the right foot.
Reagan Worried By Syria's Support of PL0
BONN (JTA) A Muens
ter court has reaffirmed the ban
on recordings of the Nazi era
which a Duesseldorf Firm sought
to have lifted. The recordings,
produced by a Lichtenstein-based
company, were marketed in Ger-
many by the firm as scientific
documentaries, the court ruled
they were nothing but pro-
paganda for the Nazi ideology.
The records carried titles such as
"Waffen SS."- "Feldzug Im
Westen and "Blitzkrieg In
Polen." They contained speeches,
songs and news reports.
The Reagan Administration ex-
pressed concern about the pres-
ence of "Syrian-supported Pales-
tinian forces"' involved in the
fighting in Lebanon. State De-
partment deputy spokesman
Alan Romberg gave no details as
to how many Palestinians are in-
volved or where they are located.
White House press spokesman
Larry Speakes was more specific
He told reporters that Druze
militia and Palestinian forces
probably under Syrian control
and with Syrian logistical sup-
port engaged in direct attacks on
the Lebanese army" in the strat-
egic Suq Al Gharb region over-
looking Beirut.
Romberg said. "There is in-
creasing evidence that some
Syrian supported Palestinian for-
ces are involved in the fighting in
Lebanon." He said this involve-
ment of Palestinians, some of
whom are members of the Pales-
tine Liberation Organization, is a
"serious breach" of the agree-
ment last year by which the PLO
was evacuated from Lebanon. He
said the involvement of the
Palestinians increased the con-
cern the U.S. already has over the
fighting going on in I^banonJ
The US. again urges all partia
involved to recognize thatl
"further conflict in no way serveil
the cause of peace in Lebanon,"
Romberg said
Speakes said the U.S. .
continuing to seek a diplomatic
settlement in Lebanon betwe
the government of Presides
Amin Gemayel and the variou
Moslem factions. He said U.Sl
special envoy Robert McFarlanei
presently in Beirut, "is workinH
around the dock" toward thatl
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Pe 5
Mitchell Jaffe and Robert Fischer
t Named to New JWB Posts
cutive Vice-President Arthur
Rotman has appointed Mitchell
Jaffe and Robert Fischer to the
newly created position of as-
sistant executive director of
In making the announcement,
Rotman said that Jaffe would
continue to serve as director of
Community Services and that
Fischer would continue to
function as director of Fiscal
Development and Management.
In addition, they will assist Rot-
man and Solomon Greenfield,
JWB associate executive di-
rector, in guiding the day-to-day
operations of the agency.
JWB is the network of and
central service agency for JCCs,
YMYWHAs and camps in the
U.S. and Canada, serving more
than one million Jews.
It serves North American Jew-
ry in the areas of informal Jewish
education and Jewish culture
through the JWB Lecture
liureau. Jewish Media Service-
JWB, JWB Jewish Book Coun-
cil, JWB Jewish Music Council
and projects related to Israel.
At the same time, JWB is the
U.S. government-accredited
agency for serving the religious,
Jewish educational and recrea-
tional needs of Jewish military
personnel, their families and
hospitalized VA patients.
Jaffe, a resident of Woodmere,
LI., heads up JWB's corps of
community consultants. Among
the areas JWB consultants work
in are social planning, commu-
nity studies, budgeting, develop-
ment of lay leaders, training of
professional personnel, planning
for Jewish Community Center
and camp facilities, membership
campaigns and Jewish issues.
A native of Worcester, Mass.,
Jaffe joined JWB in February,
1970. Before that he was exe-
cutive director of the Eastern
Union County YM-YMHA,
Union, N.J., for seven years. He
also served as assistant executive
director of the YM and YWHA of
Karitan Valley, Highland Park,
N.J., and program assistant at
Hecht House. Boston, Mass.
Jaffe is immediate past pre-
sident of the Jewish Council of
Five Towns on Long Island and
is a member of the campaign
cabinet for the communal service
division of the UJA-Federation
Campaign of Greater New York.
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He received his bachelor's
degree from Clark University in
Worcester in 1949, and his
master's degree from the Boston
University School of Social Work
in 1952. He also received a
master's degree from Boston
University's School of Education
in 1953.
Fischer is responsible for
JWB's program of support and
fiscal development, including
work with JCCs and Jewish Fed-
erations. His duties include
development and support of
JWB's $4.3 million budget and
expansion of the base of the
Legacy and Endowment
JWB is supported by Jewish
Federations, the UJA-Federation
Campaign of Greater New York,
JCCs and YMYWHAs, and the
JWB Associates membership
Fischer also serves as consult-
ant to JWB's network of 275
Jewish Community Centers on
internal administration and fiscal
operations. He conducts work-
shops and has written numerous
articles on administrative
management and fiscal controls
in the not-for-profit sector.
Prior to joining JWB, Fischer
served as executive director of
Congregation Beth Shalom,
Pittsburgh, Pa., and Western
Pennsylvania regional director of
the United Synagogue of Ame-
rica. Prior to his position in
Pittsburgh, he served as exe-
cutive director of the Jackson-
Mitchell Jaffe
ville Jewish Center, in Jackson-
ville, Fla., for seven years.
A University of Florida
graduate with a BBA degree in
accounting, Fischer has done
graduate work in fiscal ad-
ministration and fund raising at
the University of Miami, Uni-
versity of Florida, Florida State
University and the New School
for Social Research in New York
He is on the faculty of the
Brookdale Center of Hunter
College and is currently teaching
classes in financial planning and
sound fiscal management.
Fischer is on the Board of Di-
rectors of the New York UJA,
and is active in its campaign ef-
forts. He is also a member of the
American Management Asso-
ciation (AMA( and the National
Society of Fund Raising Exe-
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The Jewish Fhridian of Tampa
Friday, September 16,
JWB Helps Marine Find His Jewish Identity
Editor's Not*: The exchange
which follows has been excerpted
from letters among Marine Sgt.
Ted Isaacson, writing from the
U.S. Embassy in South Africa;
Asher Tarmon, director, JWB
Israel HQ.; and Jay C. Jacobson,
freelance Israeli journalist. The
exchange appears in the late
summer 1963 edition of JWB
JWB. Israel HQ
12 Hess St.
Jerusalem, Israel
Dear Mr. Tarmon:
I've been in South Africa a
little more than a month now,
and so far I'm enjoying my stay.
This is a beautiful country and
the people (of all kinds) are very
The synagogue here is close to
my house, and I attend services
regularly. I've already made
many friends among the mem-
bers it's true that Jewish peo-
ple, no matter where you find
them in the world, are all part of
one big family.
I'm really sorry that I didn't
get a chance to say a personal
goodbye. I wanted to thank JWB
and you for your help, encourage-
ment and hospitality during the
14 months I spent in Jerusalem. I
truly appreciate the many invita-
tions you extended to me to you/
JWB events in Israel.
Shalom and .11 the beat,
Sgt. Ted Iaaacaoa. USMC
c-oUS. Embassy
Republic of Sooth Africa
Dear Ted:
I am an independent writer and
journalist living in Israel, and am
deeply involved with the Jewish
press in America. I am currently
working on several assignments
for JWB Circle.
Please tell me where you're
from, what has happened to you
since you joined the Marines, and
what your relationship has been
with JWB at home and in Israel.
Jay C. JacobaoD
Sgt. Ted Isaacson, USMC
U.S. Embassy
Republic of South Africa
Jay C. Jacobson
Kfar Sava. Israel
Dear Jay:
Thank you for your letter.
I would be honored to have my
story appear in JWB Circle, as
would anyone particularly any
serviceman who knows what
JWB is and what it does for Jews
in America's Armed Forces. I'll
try to write the facts, and you can
use what you need.
My home town is Jamaica,
Queens, N.Y. After high school, I
joined the Marine Corps, and
began my recruit training
"boot camp" at Parris Island,
S.C., on Sept. 8,1976.
I became a very familiar face at
the Parris Island Jewish Chapel!
During my entire three months at
boot camp, I went to services
every week.
During the rigors of our
merciless, rigid Marine Corps
training, no matter how much
sweat and pain, I always had that
to look forward to that calm,
quiet, peaceful hour at the Jewish
Chapel. It was one place where I
could shuck off the culture shock
of boot camp, relax a bit, and feel
somewhat at home. It meant a
great deal to me then, as it still
does now.
Because of the effect the Parris
Island Jewish Chapel had on me,
I made a decision that I've lived
by throughout the years: that no
matter where I would go or what
I would do, I would never forget
that I "m a Jew. I vowed to be an
community, a Sunday School
teacher, and a lay leader.
During this time. Col. Robert
J. Blum, Maj. Robert Magnus
and I assisted Chaplain (Rabbi)
John J. Rosenblatt in the com-
plete renovation and expansion of
the Jewish Chapel.
Rabbi Rosenblatt received i
well-deserved Navy Commenda
On surprise visit to JWB in New York, Marine Sgt. Ted Isaacson (left)
uses both hands to indicate Jerusalem (top) and Pretoria (bottom),
recent duty stations. With him is Rabbi David Lapp, director of
JWB's Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy. It was a joyous reunion for
the two. Isaacson, of Queens, N. Y., recalled how he had worked with
Rabbi Lapp and JWB's immediate past President Robert L. Adler to
have a full-time Jewish chaplain assigned to USMC base at Camp
Lejeune, N.C
active participant in the local
Jewish community wherever I
found myself a big city, a ship
at sea, a lonely Marine outpost .
no matter what.
After boot camp, I was assign-
ed to Camp Lejeune, N.C, where
I trained as a heavy vehicle
operator. It was my home for
three years, during which time I
learned and experienced a great
deal, rising through the ranks
from private to sergeant.
At Lejeune, again the Jewish
Chapel played a very great role in
my life. It was there that I learn-
ed to be a responsible, adult Jew.
There, too, my Jewish values and
principles were reinforced; I
became an active member of the
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uon Medal for this action. Rabbi
Rosenblatt has been a profound
influence and inspiration to me
md to countless other Navy and
Marine personnel. I have seen
numerous instances of how
jWB's "line officers" Jewish
chaplains like Rabbi Rosenblatt
_ have saved many lives in the
spiritual sense, and sometimes,
under extreme circumstances,
actually in the physical sense as
My next assignment was
Marine Guard School in Quan-
ta), Va. The course was difficult
tod demanding over 26 per-
cent of the men who started
didn't make it to graduation day.
On my "dream sheet" I sub-
mitted Jerusalem as my first
choice of duty stations. The
chances of getting your first
choice are usually so sum as to be
non-existent, so I don't have to
tall you how surprised I was
when my assignment was read
"Sgt. T. Isaacson, Jerusalem,
Most Marines serve their first
overseas duty at one of our large
bases in the Far East. Mine was
Jerusalem which makes me
one of the luckiest Jewish
Marines of all time. And believe
me, I realized it, thanked the
Lord, and took nothing for grant-
As my plane landed at Ben-
Gurion Airport on March 12,
1961, I felt a great sense of his-
tory and emotion. I was the first
person in my immediate family to
return to Israel since the Dias-
pora began over 2,000 years ago.
My connections with JWB
Israel HQ in Jerusalem began
almost immediately. As a JWB
accredited Jewish lay leader, I
had read a great many JWB
publications. I knew there was an
office in the Holy City. As hick
would have it, the Solomon and
Mary Litt Building was one block
away from my apartment, just
behind the American Consulates
administrative compound.
Within a few days of my arrival, I
slopped in and introduced
myself. I was warmly welcomed,
and had a long chat over coffee
jvith the director, Asher Tarmon.
He explained the functions of
JWB-Israel, and invited me to
participate in numerous and fre-
quent activities.
During the 14 months of my
lour of duty in Israel, I made it a
point to stop in and see Tarmon
and his secretary Vitty Kollek as
often as I could.
Another thing: I noticed
specifically that JWB and the
Community Center programs in
Israel have made a great con-
tribution to the cultural enrich-
ment of the people, particularly
the disadvantaged. And the
assistance rendered by JWB to
American servicemen and their
families things like the tours
and seminars led by Chaplain
IRabbi) David Zalia. USAR. who
Dnop by
And See
Our New
lives in Jerusalem is absolute-
ly vital to our morale.
My Israel experience in general
was magnificent. It was truly a
gold opportunity to learn with all
five senses, and I took full ad-
vantage of it including be-
coming conversant in Hebrew.
The great thing about it was I
lived right in the heart of Jeru-
Whenever I had consecutive
days off, I made trips to historic
places all over Israel. I especially
loved going to Safed, city of the
great Jewish mystics. I found
distant relatives there, and they
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home that I consider Safed to be
my village!
Basically, all the Israelis I met
were extremely friendly to me
and to my fellow Marines, none of
whom, incidentally, were Jewish.
I also had many friends among
the Arabs; whenever my buddies
and I threw a party, which was
often, all of us Christians,
Jews and Muslims would all
be laughing, joking and having a
great time together.
The world press, unfortunate-
ly, seems only to report the bad
news from the Middle East
but believe me, and I'm a reliable
witness, that for every bad in-
cident, 1,000 good ones take
place. After my experiences in Is-
rael, I can only say that I'm very,
very optimistic; I know it won't
be long until peace reigns in the
Middle East.
To sum it all up, I'd have to
say that I must be one of the
luckiest Jewish Marines ever to
don s set of "dress blues" and
to JWB, hoi hakavod and keep
up the good work!
Editor's Note: Sgt. Isaacson is
now in the U.S. attached to the
Marine Air Wing, Cherry Point,
N.C., and will be attending
photography school this winter.
Community Calendar
(Candle lighting time 7:14 p.m.) EREV YOM KIPPUR Kol Nidre
* Hillel School of Tampa, Noon Dismissal
Set siday,
Schaarai Zedek Opening Day of Religious School Schaarai
Zedek Brotherhood Brunch, 9:30 a.m. Hillel School of Tampa
- Adult Garnet at JCC, 6:30 p.m. Kol Ami USY, 7 p.m. Kol
Ami Board Meeting, 7:30 p.m.
**** jesreseser i v
Schaarai Zedek Board Meeting, 8 p.m.
Tesseey, Ssftisslti 20
ORT Bay Horizons Re-enrollment meeting Jewish Towers
Board Meeting, 4 p.m. Kol Ami Men's Club, 7 p.m. ORT -
Tampa Evening Chapter general meeting, 7:30 p.m. Hadauah
- Ameet Chapter New Member Tea 8 p.m. Home of Greta
Waoeetsey, mptssseer z I
Hadassah Tampa Chapter Supplies Benefit Luncheon, 10 a.m.
Kol Ami Sr. Socialites, 12 noon B'nai B'rith -dinner meeting at
Lorenzo's, 7:30 p.m. Kol Ami Spaghetti Dinner, 7:30 p.m.
Hadassah Shalom Brandon, 8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Sukkot
Family Service, 8 p.m.
Thursday, September 22
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September 20, Tuesday
Happy Hour and Dinner Bennigan's, N. Dale Mabry, 6 p.m.
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Friday, September 16,1993
Congregations/Organizations Events'
Baby Line
Ameet Chapter
Ameet Chapter of Hadassah,
North Tampa, cordially invites
all interested women to attend
the first new member tea of this
year. It will be held on Sept. 20 at
8 p.m. at the home of Greta
Schiffman, 13927 Pepperrell Dr.
Please join for an evening of
meeting new friends and learning
about Hadassah'8 projects both
here in the United States and in
Israel. For more information and
to RSVP contact Linda Sterling
at 971-5266.
The Break-fast for the B'nai
B'rith Hillel Jewish Student
Union will be sponsored by the
B'nai B'rith Lodge No. 1044. It
will follow the Yom Kippur serv-
ices in the University Center
Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood will
celebrate the Feast of Taber-
nacles with the traditional Nosh
in the Sukkah. On Sept. 25 at 11
a.m., members and friends will
gather in the Synagogue Sukkah
to observe the Mitzvah of sitting
in the Sukkah (le-yaysher ba-
Sukkah). After noshing on
autumn harvest fruits, a program
of songs and oral presentations
will be given by the children of
Ihr Rodeph Sholom Religious
On Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. a family
Simchat Torah Dinner will be
served in the Social Hall. Those
who attended last year enjoyed it
so much that it may well become
a Rodeph Sholom tradition. In
order to insure that everyone who
wishes to attend will be accom-
modated, prepaid reservations
are required by Sept. 25. Please
make checks payable to Sister-
hood and mail to 2713 Bayshore
A hearty Mazel Tov to Gary
and Barbara Alter on the birth of
their first grandchild, Matthew
Joseph Snyderon Sept. 3.
Matthew is the son of Karen
(Alter) and Jack Snyder of Salt
Lake City, Utah, and weighed in
at eight pounds, five ounces.
Matthew is the great-grandson of
Shirley Alter and a great-nephew
of Esther Fisher.
Grandmother Barbara Alter
was in Utah to share the excite-
ment of Matthew's arrival.
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Read these statements and you'll
understand why Israel is so
important to the Jews.
"The Jews are lower than animals."
General George S. Pat ton referring to
the survivors of the Holocaust
"The Americans are so enthusiastic about
opening Palestine to the refugees because
they do not want to have many of them in
New York."
British Foreign Minister Bevin
"We appear to be treating the Jews as the
Nazis treated them, except that we do not
exterminate them."
Report to President Truman
"We will punish the Jews in a way the race
dislikes by striking at their pockets."
Sir Evelyn Barker, British Commander in
Palestine on the eve of Israels Independence
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Drawn from hitherto secret documents placed in the custody of
the author by David K. Niles, a close aide to both Roosevelt
and Truman, and scores of interviews here and in Europe and
Israel, this book is about the 400,000 survivors of the
Holocaust and their dreams. It is about organizations like
B-Richa that rescued the homeless of Eastern and Central
Europe through an underground network headquartered in
Palestine; it is about a phantom army created to spirit
thousands of Jews past a British Navy determined to block
immigration to the promised land. It reveals fully the role
of Niles in President Truman's support of Israel. And it
shows the indifference of those who stood by while
"Displaced Persons" from Hitler's death camps were
held under guard against their will.
Redemption of the Unwanted re-creates the heroic
story of those who survived the Holocaust with a rare
combination of sensitivity, historical accuracy, and a
master historian's gift for fine writing. ST. MARTINS/MAREK
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