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wJewish Fiendi<3 in
Of Tampa
,5-Number32
Tampa, Florida Friday, September 30,1963
fn Shoch^t
Price 36 Cents
Yeshiva Posts
$15,000 For
Shooting Info
uon of Judah members of the Tampa Jewish
|'(deration Women's Division gathered last week
the home of Janet Kass for an exclusive lun-
ton to meet informally with Major General
thbmo Gazit, president of Ben-Gurion
Viuversity and Israel's former chief of military
ntelligence, and UJA National Vice Chairman
[)r. Julius Levy, a general surgeon from New
eons. The men were in Tampa to meet with the
tneral campaign leadership and to brief the Lion
Division. Pictured are: (standing from left) John
Osterweil, 1984 general campaign chairman;
Janet Kass, Carol Effrat, UJA regional staff;
Rhoda Davis, director, Tampa Jewish Federation
Women's Division; Dr. Julius Levy, Jolene Shor,
co-chairman, Women's Division campaign;
Bobbe Karpay, co-chairman, Women's Division
campaign; Shlomo Gazit. (On couch from left)
Julia Flom, Nellye Friedman, and Lillian
Rosen thai.
By KEVIN FREEMAN
And BEN GALLOB
NEW YORK (JTA) -
A total of $15,000 in reward
money has been offered by
New York City and a major
Jewish organization for in-
formation leading to the
apprehension of the person
or persons responsible for a
series of sniper attacks on
Yeshiva University stu-
dents.
Shown at a special meeting for community
adership to kick off the 1984 Tampa Jewish
Federation-UJA campaign are (from left)Richard
Rudolph. Special Gifts; Dr. Julius Levy, UJA
Inatwnal vice president, chairman. New Orleans;
Vohn Osterweil, 1984 campaign rhairman; Major-
IGtneral Shlomo Gazit; Michael Levine,
president, Tampa Jewish Federation; and Maril
Jacobs, Pacesetter Division chairman. Not
pictured are Doug Cohn, associate campaign
chairman; George Karpay, Major Giftschairman;
and Sam Blum, Heritage Division chairman.
Photos: Audrey Haubenstock
(azit Meets With Tampa Jewish Leaders
p AUDREY HAUBENSTOCK
A former major-general of the
Braeli Defense Forces, Shlomo
pat met with Tampa's Jewish
"aership Monday, Sept. 19.
For the past two and a half
lears Gazit has been president of
n Gurion University in
ersheba, Israel. This is the
[*in reason for his being in the
[[ated States for a month's tour.
' rest of his tour is on behalf of
>UJA.
. ..?"">the day-long meetings
[n Tampa Jewish Federation
tera, Gazit stressed the inv
nee of financial aid to Israel,
also urged more personal
polvement in the area of Pro-
F Renewal. There, the help
PW not only be monetary but
fww also bring personal ties.
LG*at's heart waa in Israel on
7 morning his wife, Gala was
[*ng their youngest daughter,
to the military recruitment
Wer where she was to begin her
"'year compulsory military
ice.
[]W day also marked a year
"* the massacre at the Sabra
Shatilla refugee camps,
** Lebanese Christian
militiamen entered the camps,
killing hundreds of Palestinian
men, women, and children.
According to Gazit, there waa
massive news coverage then be-
cause the Israelis were the oc-
cupying force in that area of Leb-
anon. Jews make news.
Today, there are many more
killings in different Lebanese
villages, but the world ia silent.
Gentile killing gentile ia not
news.
Israelis have come to under-
stand that Arab atrocities are no
different in any part of the world.
There is no difference in hatred in
Arab to Jew or Arab to Arab.
Gazit stated that the nomina-
tion of Foreign Minister Yitzhak
Shamir aa Prime Minister was
virtually guaranteed. "But," he
said, "the big question ia, who ia
going to be the prime minister
after the elections?"
The electiona may be held six
to 18 months from now. Will
Shamir be a chariamatic leader
and be reelected, or will new
leadership emerge, leadership not
belonging to the old generation?
"Racial problems (Sephardim
va. Aahkenazim)". Gazit said,
"have been greatly exaggerated
The announcement of the re-
ward followed the wounding of a
Yeshiva University High School
student who was riding in a car
on an expressway in the vicinity
of the school after having left the
Manhattan upper West Side
campus, and the killing of a
woman in another car that was
travelling ahead of the students'
car.
THE URGENCY related to
the incident was the annouce-
ment by Police Commissioner
Continued on Page 8-
Former Veep
Mondale Urges Strategic
- Agreement to Bar Soviets
by the news media." Admitting
to some ethnic problems, he feels
they will soon disappear. Just
five months ago the first Oriental
Jew was elected chief of staff. He
is Baghdad-born, Moahe Levi.
Shlomo Gazit lives in Beers heba
at the main campus of Ben
Gurion University, which houses
about 6,000 students. There ia a
satellite campus at Sde Boker,
where Ben Gurion lived his last
20 years and ia buried.
Two research institutes are
located at Sde Boker. The Jacob
Blaustein Desert Institute, which
ia primary at the university,
deals with desert problems in the
scientific and technical field.
About 120 scientists are dis-
covering how to enhance life and
living in the desert.
The second institute is the Ben
Gurion Archives and Research
Institute where his personal
library and papers are collected.
The study continues about the
man, Ben Gurion, about Zionism,
and about modern Jewiah
history. Several dozen scholars
use this center aa the base for
their research.
By YITZHAK RABI
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Former Vice President
Walter Mondale urged that
the United States forge an
"effective strategic agree-
ment with Israel to restrain
the Soviets and their prox-
ies" in Lebanon.
Addressing a meeting of the
Conference of Presidents of Ma-
jor American Jewish Organiza-
tions here, Mondale, a candidate
for the Democratic Presidential
nomination in 1964, blasted the
Reagan Administration's Middle
East stance and charged that the
administration has no policy in
Lebanon. He claimed the Admin-
istration harbored ''illusions"in
the region.
He listed these as the belief
that Saudi Arabia is a moderat-
ing force; that King Hussein of
Jordan will enter negotiations
with Israel; and that Israel's
withdrawal from Lebanon would
be followed by Syria's withdraw-
al from that country.
"WE HAVE troops in Leba-
non but no policy there," Mon-
dale declared, stating what he
believed American goals there
should be. The U.S. should not
accept Syrian domination of that
country, he said. It should not
tolerate wanton attacks on the
Marines. It should work for a
compromise between the various
factions to broaden the govern-
ment of President Amin Gemayel
and then forge an "effective stra-
tegic agreement with Israel to re-
strain the Soviets and their
proxies."
Mondale charged that in the
paat year the Reagan Adminis-
tration has pressured Israel alone
on the issue of Lebanon and
"took the heat off Syria." The
result, he said, is that Syriau
troops are still in Lebanon and
PLO Chief Yasir Arafat is back
there as well.
Walter Mondale
In closing, Gazit stated, "The Mondale was the second Dem-
Continued on Page 2-
Continued on Page 2-.


Page 2
The Jewish Fhridian of Tampa
Friday. September
30,15
Top JNF Executive Predicts Israel's
Agricultural Dominance By Year 2000
A vision of Israel in the year
2000 as the granary of the Middle
East, thanks to the revolutionary
use of desert conditions and ex-
tensive land reclamation for agri-
culture, was projected by Dr.
Samuel I. Cohen, executive vice
president of the Jewish National
Fund of America.
In a report issued to more than
100 JNF national and regional
executives attending an annual
fundraising conference. Dr.
Cohen stated that by 2000, Israel
will be well on its way to
becoming an "economically inde-
pendent oasis of peace."
Citing the extensive land-
reclamation achievements of the
Jewish National Fund, which will
be 99 years old in the year 2000,
Dr. Cohen based himself on
current statistics and trends. He
predicted that by 2000 over 235
million trees throughout Israel
will have been planted, adding to
the cover of green and network of
forests now dotting the country.
JNF's afforestation program,
which is unique in the world, has
until now been responsible for the
planting of 160 million trees in
the once-desolate land. Planting
continues at the rate of almost
five million trees per year.
Dr. Cohen said JNF land-
reclamation programs, which
prepare desert and rocky terrain
for agricultural and settlement
use, as well as conserve wood-
lands and wilderness areas, have
as of this year recorded 160,000
dunams (40,000 acres) reclaimed.
Wedding
He projected that an additional
400,000 dunams (100,000 acres)
will be reclaimed in the next 17
years.
Stating that JNF is now in-
volved in Israel in more projects
and programs than at any other
time in its eight-decade history,
Dr. Cohen said that in addition to
afforestation and land-
reclamation, JNF continues to
clear the way for access roads
linking settlements in Galilee, the
Negev and Arava.
"A key aspect of JNF work,"
Dr. Cohen said, "is settlement
site preparation. This includes
leveling and grading soil and
creating the infrastructure for
construction. As of 1983, JNF
has prepared the land for almost
1,000 communities and popula-
tion centers throughout Israel.
The accelerated pace in the next
17 years will achieve an addition-
al 1,600 sites prepared for new
communities."
In recent years, Dr. Cohen
noted, JNF has, in cooperation
with other government agencies,
been responsible for developing
new recreation and camping
areas.
Mrs. Alan Brandes
PEACOCKBRANDES
Elizabeth Peacock and Alan
Brandes were married Sept. 4 at
the Tampa Airport Marriott
Hotel. Judge James Lenfesty
officiated. A luncheon followed
the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Rev. and Mrs. Houston R.
Northcutt and the late Ernest
Anderson Peacock, Jr. of Tipton-
ville, Tn. and is the grand-
daughter of Mrs. Ernest Ander-
son Peacock. She attended
Emory at Oxford College and
graduated from Memphis State
-3 University with a BS in educa-
o tion. This past summer she
; completed her MA Ed at the
! University of South Florida.
The groom is the son of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Mac Brandes of
New York and the grandson of
Adele Rosenkranz, Tampa. He is
the nephew of Mr. and Mrs.
Stanley W. Rosenkranz, Tampa.
He attended Jacksonville
University and is an executive of
the Southland Corporation.
Matron of honor was Diane
Buchanan-Andrew, and the best
man was the grooms uncle,
Stanley W. Rosenkranz. Dr. Alan
Kaplan, Miami, brother-in-law of
the groom, served as usher.
The bridal couple honey-
mooned at Sanibel Island and
will make their home in Tampa.
"Perhaps no area," Dr. Cohen
stated, "holds greater promise
for Israel's future development
and growth than the vast Negev
desert."
There," he continued. "JNF is
involved in agricultural and en-
vironmental research projects
that utilize desert characteristics,
such as abundant sunlight and
geo-thermal water and economic
irrigation methods to improve
agricultural yield and the quality
of life in this region of severe
climactic conditions."
The JNF, Dr. Cohen said, is
working, with scientists in
following up advancements made
in solar energy, preparing ponds
for growing sea food, perfecting
hot houses and using saline water
for plants and crops exported
abroad.
"JNF has created the basis for
a Negev that is becoming the
winter vegetable basket of Euro-
pe," Dr. Cohen declared. "JNF's
involvement in all these promis-
ing advances should help Israel
become the granary of the Mid-
east and a viable, economically
independent oasis of peace by the
year 2000."
Symphony Classic
Opens Racing Season
The Tampa Symphony Guild is
set for the fifth annual Robin-
son's Symphony Classic race, to
be held on Sunday, Oct. 2. There
are two races again this year
the 5K (3.1 mile) and the 10K (6.2
mile) which will begin at 8:00
a.m. and 8:10 a.m. respectively.
Both races are out-and-back
events; they start on the Univer-
sity of Tampa campus, circle
scenic Davis Islands, and return
to the campus along Plant
Avenue. The first 2,500 entrants
will receive a specially designed t-
shirt and one free ticket to an
available Masterworks concert of
the Florida Gulf Coast Sym-
phony in Tampa during the 1983-
84 season.
Last year's race drew over
2,400 runners from ages 4 to 74.
Proceeds of both races benefit the
Florida Gulf Coast Symphony.
The race is sponsored by
Robinson's of Florida and
American Express. Merrill Lynch
Rodgers and Cummings
Insurance Company sponsors the
Corporate Team division. In
addition, businesses throughout
the Bay area support the
Symphony Classic by entering
corporate teams and by donating
goods and services. Radio
station, Q-105 FM is the "voice"
of the race and will feature live
race coverage, music for runners
and spectators alike, and the Q-
105 hot-air balloon.
On race morning, Mayor Bob
Martinez will sound the signal for
the race to begin. Again this
year, the race director is Rick
Denfrund, the intramural direc-
tor and tennis coach at the
University of Tampa. The Race
Committee is headed by Arline
Verkauf; her co-chairman is Pat
Fieber.
Other committee members
include: Marshall Rousseau and
Bev Lauring, representing
Robinson's; Walter Brittain, rep-
resenting Merrill Lynch Rodgers
and Cummings Insurance
Company; Mike Osterhaut from
Q-105 FM-radio; Linda
Mcllwain, Franci. Rudolph, and
Mary Anne Simmons, rep-
resenting the Tampa Symphony
Guild; Lynda Lunseth, co-
ordinator; Karen Linsky, publi-
city; Estill Loyd, mailing; Arleen
Baker, Susan McCann, Adrienne
Larson, and Lynda Crane, in
charge of volunteers; Susan
Greenberger, awards; Jean
Meyer and Lynn McGarvey,
refreshments.
Other members of the com-
mittee are Margo Brooks, Beth
Mellman, and Maxine Solomon.
In total, approximately 100 Sym-
phony Guild members will work
on this project from the planning
stages through Race Day.
Freezewalk Registration Begins
Local supporters of a bilateral
US-USSR freeze on nuclear
weapons testing, production, and
deployment are invited to join
tens of thousands of like-minded
walkers in more than 240 com-
munities in the First National
Freeze Walk on Saturday, Oct. 1,
according to Karen Putney of the
Tampa Coalition for Survival.
People may pre-regiater and
receive a sponsor pledge form by
phoning the Freeze Walk at 253-
3244. Pre-regiatration began
Sept. 1.
The 10 kilometer (6.2 miles)
fundraising walk-a-thon will start
at 9 a.m. at the rose garden next
to Curtis Hixon. Walkers will
follow a designated route and
return for a short rally.
Said Putney, "Our local Freeze
Walk will show that people in our
community want an end to the
nuclear arms race and are
nuclear freeze."
The Tampa Coalition for Sur-
vival meets the fourth Monday of
every month at the Nebraska
Avenue United Methodist
Church, 3838 Nebraska Ave. For
further information or pre-
registration call 253-3244.
Congregation Schaarai Zedek
supports the Tampa Coalition for
Survival.
Gazit Meets
Continued from Page 1
idea of giving a gift of money to
UJA should be seen by the
Tampa community aa not just
helping Israel, but as a commit-
ment to helping the community
of Jews as a whal*Wk* the day
comes that Israel no longer needs
you, you should find another
unifying Jewish cause and be
come a part of it."
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JNF PLANS FOR THE YEAR 2000 Jewish National Fund Ex^,
tioe Vice President Dr. Samuel I. Cohen (far left), conferred
Jerusalem recently on JNF's plans for the year 2000 with (from k
right) Moshe Rivlin, world chairman of the board of Keren Kaytn
Leisrael (as the JNF is known in Israel); former Prime Min
Menachem Begin; and Charlotte Jacobson, president of the,
National Fund of America
Mondale
Urges U.S. Strategic
Accord With Israel
Continued from Page 1
ocratic Presidential aspirant to
appear before the Presidents
Conference, and his remarks were
highly favorable to Israel. He
said he believed the U.S. should
move its Embassy from Tel Aviv
to Jerusalem because Jerusalem
is Israel's "undivided capital."
HE SAID he did not believe
Jewish settlements on the West
Bank are illegal, asserting that
the fate of the settlements will be
determined only when negotia-
tions are resumed within the
Camp David framework.
Mondale also expressed oppo-
sition to the sale of sophisticated
weapons by the U.S. to Arab
countries because the introduc-
tion of such weapons will only ac-
celerate the arms race in the Mid-
dle East. If the Arabs are sold
sophisticated weapons, the UJ
has to provide Israel with ami
defend itself against them,
said. Mondale called for goodi
lations between the U.S. and!
Arab countries, "but not at l
expense of Israel," which
called a strategic asset to
U.S.
Asked if he supported a ati
ment by Sen. John Glenn |
Ohio), a rival for the Demo
Presidential nomination,
said in New York that
U.S. should end its
handed policy in the Middle!
arwfr tih\-openly -in iraeVs.)
Mondale replied, "I have
had to redefine my attitude." I
stressed that as a Senator
Minnesota and later as
President in the Carter Admit
tration, he was always a stau
supporter of Israel.
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f^jday, September 30,1983
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 3
Abramowitz Named West Point's SimC/ldt TOTOH
First Fuli-Time Jewish Chaplain Tor all Unites Us As A People
Chaplain (Maj.) Marc Alan
hbramowitz has become the first
[full-time Jewish chaplain at the
U.S. Military Academy at West
Ipoint, NY., according to an an-
Inouncement by the JWB Com-
[mission on Jewish Chaplaincy.
Chaplain Abramowitz, who
Lill serve at the newly-dedicated
115 5 million West Point Jewish
I Chapel, will minister to all the
I Jewish cadets at the service
[icademy and to the Jewish mili-
Itary personnel among the sup-
Iport staff and their dependents.
He will be assigned to the
licademy's Chaplain Office,
Idirected by Chaplain Richard
| Camp.
Born in Brooklyn in 1946,
IChaplain Abramowitz has lived
Imost of his life in Valley Stream,
K.Y. Ordained by the Rabbi
llsaac Elchanan Theological Sem-
inary of Yeshiva University in
June, 1970, Chaplain Abram-
jritz was ecclesiastically en-
Araed for service to military per-
onnel by the JWB Commission
Jewish Chaplaincy in
ember, 1971.
He received a bachelor's degree
om Yeshiva University in 1967
nd a master's degree from
feehiva's Ferkauf Graduate
chool in 1970. He is a member of
the Rabbinical Council of
America.
Chaplain Abramowitz was
awarded the Meritorious Service
|Medal three times, for "excep-
tionally meritorious service" at
Port Ord, Calif.; Munich, Ger-
nanv. and Fort Knoz, Ky. He
ilso served in Vietnam and was
Chaplain Marc A bramowitz
awarded an Army Commen-
dation Medal at Fort Jackson,
S.C.
For the past year, Chaplain
Abramowitz has taken courses in
clinical pastoral education at
Yale University on a special
scholarship.
JWB is the U.S. government-
accredited agency that provides
religious, Jewish educational,
and morale services to Jews in
the armed forces, their families,
and hospitalized veterans on
behalf of the American Jewish
community.
At the same time, JWB is the
network of and central service
agency for Jewish Community
Centers, YM-YWHAs and camps
in the U.S. and Canada serving
one million Jews.
By DR.!JEHUDA MELBER
On Friday we celebrate
the special holiday of
Simchat Torah. What is so
special about it? It is the
only holiday which sur-
passes every limit of joy
and delight, a day of extra-
ordinary simcha for all men
alike. Simchat Torah is
outstanding in its unique
feature of dancing and
parading with the Torah
scrolls by one and all.
What comes to mind at those
unique moments is the famous
saying of Saadya Gaon (9th
Century): "Our people is a people
only by virtue of the Torah."
Indeed, what makes us all one
people? What is the common
denominator of Ashkenazic and
Sephardic Jewry? What ties the
Jew of Morocco with the Jew of
Western Europe.
THE LANGUAGE of the two
segments is different, the
mentality is different, the life-
style is different. Yet we are all
one united people. By virtue of
what? By virtue of the Torah that
has its applicability to every Jew
all over the world, regardless of
his particular locality.
It is only this sameness that
makes us all one united people.
No wonder that the conclusion of
the annual cycle of the Torah-
reading in the synagogue cons-
titutes the most happy occasion
for abundant delight by every
member of the Jewish people.
It must, however, be added
that Simchat Torah is not only a
day of great joy in the plain sense
of the term. For it dresents also a
Dr. Jehuda Melber
great challenge, a clarion call
summoning every Jew to a
stronger attachment to the
Torah.
THE GREAT Chasidic Rabbi
of Kotzk (19th Century) said once
to his followers on Simchat
Torah: "You dance so enthusias-
tically with the Torah, indicating
your great happiness about the
Torah. But that is not enough;
the question has to be asked: Is
the Torah equally happy with
you? Is your demonstration of
delight only a one-way road, or is
it a two-way road? Is it a mutual
happiness for both parties?"
Indeed, this question has to be
asked in all its sharpness and
poignancy on Simchat Torah of
this year. Is the Torah really
happy with us and our situation?
Or is there enough reason for the
Torah to be unhappy about us?
Do we abide by the Torah-
teaching to give her gladness
over our conduct, or do we
deviate from so many of her com-
mandments to make her gloomy
over our negligence?
That is the great challenge
which confronts us on this special
day of Simchat Torah In short,
the slogan must be called out: Be
happy with the Torah, but let the
Torah also be happy with you.
IT IS interesting to note that
the Torah ends with the Hebrew
letter / (in the word Yisrae/).
Conversely, when we roll the
Torah scroll back and start at
once the Biblical reading all over
again, the first Hebrew letter is 6
(in the word Bereishit). Taking
together these two letters l-b we
arrive at the wonderful combina-
tion of the Hebrew word LeB
which means Heart.
This comes to teach us a
tremendous lesson: that the
cardinal principle in Judaism is
to stimulate and develop our
heart to triple love: Love thy
God, love thy Torah, Love thy
people wholeheartedly.
Nothing substantial can be ac-
complished in our realm without
love of the heart, without com-
plete devotion and dedication to
the sublimest degree of sanctifi-
cation.
On this day of Simchat Torah
Friday, we are duty-bound to re-
member our brethren in Soviet
Russia, who under the most ad-
vene conditions gather together
in the only synagogue of Moscow
particularly on Simchat Torah in
amazingly large numbers in order
to demonstrate their loyalty to
the Torah and to the Jewish
people, to show the world that
the inner Jewish flame can never
be extinguished, because am
yisam yisratl chai the Jewish
people is an everlansting entity.
Let us learn from them to
emulate their devotion in our free
country, to practice our religion
with pride and dignity. Let us all
gather together at all houses of
worship on Simchat Torah to
intensify our allegiance to the
Torah and to our History.

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Friday, 8eptembar 30,19^
Let's All Pitch in To Save Our Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is uppermost in
our minds these days for two reasons. One
is the status of disrepair into which Our
Lady of Freedom has fallen over the years.
A South Floridian, Nicholas Morley, has
been named by President Reagan to lead a
campaign throughout our state to help
raise the funds necessary to restore the
Statue of Liberty to help preserve her as
the great symbol of our nation's freedom to
oppressed peoples everywhere and to
Americans as well, who live and enjoy the
benefits of freedom in their daily lives.
A second reason for our concern is that.
for nigh onto a century, the Statue has been
the welcoming site for many immigrants
throughout the world who came to our
nation's shores. From almost the earliest
days of American history, the Statue of
Liberty has cast its shadow across Ellis
Island in the Hudson River, where today a
museum celebrates their voyages here and
the magic moment of their entry into the
excitement of becoming an American.
It was the Statue they first saw. where,
on her foot, was emblazoned a poem in-
scribed in 1903, The New Colossus,"
calling to the tired and hungry, yearning to
be free, to come to her open arms.
That poem, composed in 1883, was the
work of the American Jewish poetess,
Emma Lazarus, to help raise funds for the
Bartholdi Pedestal Fund the building
fund for the Statue's then-new pedestal
November, 1983 will be the centennial
anniversary of Emma Lazarus' com-
position.
In recalling this centennial event, we
must not forget the Lady herself. Through
her poem. Emma Lazarus helped raise
funds for the new pedestal. Today, we must
help raise funds to "Save Our Statue." Let
us all pitch in behind Nicholas Morley and
put Florida on the map of this SOS cam-
paign.
Reagan Must Speak Out
Anatoly Sharansky, the Soviet Jewish
Prisoner of Conscience who has become the
symbol of the struggle of Soviet Jewry,
marked the midpoint of his 13-year sen-
tence on Sept. 15. He continues to languish
inside the notorious Chistipol Prison,
subjected to inhuman conditions, deprived
of fundamental rights such as visitation
privileges and correspondence with family
members, all on the trumped-up charges of
treason against the Soviet Union.
The silence at this point from the Soviet
Union is expected. To let Sharansky out of
prison, or even out of the Soviet Union,
would mark a grave peril to their closed
society, exposing the harsh cruelties to
which it has subjected not only Sharansky,
but many other Jews during the past years.
President Reagan has stated repeatedly
that the Administration has raised the
issue of Soviet human rights when senior
Administration officials have conferred
with Soviet officials.
Publicly, the Administration appears to
be acting on empty words. Since it has
come to office, the Reagan
Administration's policy of quiet diplomacy
in the field of human rights has left many
Americans feeling that little has been
accomplished.
The current level of Soviet Jewish
emigration is at an all-time low, and any
indication of an increase in emigration from
the Soviet Union, in light of the Korean
airline downing, appears limited. But the
Administration must continue to play a
significant role to help the Sharanskys, and
it could start with public revelations of its
specific efforts for Soviet Jewry.
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Number 32
Have we witnessed
progress or just change?,
one may reasonably inquire
in sifting through the dif-
ferences of the March for
Jobs and Freedom in 1963
and the March for Jobs,
Peace, and Freedom in
1983.
Criticism there was in abund-
ance for the effort by the New
Coalition of Conscience to make
more of Martin Luther King's
historic dream of 20 years ago by
means of staging a commemora-
tive, new March on Washington.
On that electrifying march in
1963, the focus was sharp, the
goals vital but limited, and the
spirit of unity notable Above all,
there was a modern Moses to
infuse the assembly with elo-
quence, magic, courage, love, and
irrefutable logic.
THIS TIME around, the
agenda was diffuse and multi-
farious. Not just the expansion of
equal opportunities for jobs and
dear access to places of public
accommodation were the goals,
as in 1963, but the promotion of
the causes of environmentalists
and gays, and advocacy of
women's rights and nuclear
freeze were rolled into one huge
bundle.
In 1963, the statesmanship and
genius of such giants as A. Philip
Randolph. Roy Wilkins, Whitney
Young, Bayard Rustin, and Dr.
King himself energized the
march. This time, much of the
organizing burden feU on the cap
able shoulders of Correta King
valiant and admired. But death
had cut the ranks of the other
mT^ _. BNN (JTA) A neo-Nazi teacher walked into
U-T^enTof seTLT u*Uiked IS <***"*> in Ladenburg last week to find the walls
*m&Z*mRiZ adornedww,thp08ters chroni<* Nazi war crimes and his
march could not haWbeen cooT S?" nht:w,n activities within the neo-Nazi National
pietely unaware of the flirtations democratic Party (NPD). The headmaster of the school in
with plo feeders by two of the e federaJ 8t*te of Baden-Wuerttembere had approved
ET %& "" ptT^uround mu8ic "u*rt,t wng8
Leadership Conference, and Rev. MB. I B.ACHER, Guenter Deckert, 43, is a long-time
SnTuL" iack8n- !>-* Phi of ,eao*r of the NPD's young guard rvhich has attacked the
-Sua'tetr ESSS 'VaiUble F? leadershiP for being "too moderate." He has twice
^M^ssssntm^ ^rr,cce88fuIly> for offi<* f npd natk)Dal
been delineated, let us try to (kill ^a""1-
with the question raised earlier:
has there been change since 1963
or real progress? And let us add
that, if we are able to record true
advancement, what is the outlook
for the still unrealized sectors of
Dr. King's dream?
Progress? The 1963 march
gave great impetus to civil rights
gains: 1964 saw passage of laws
barring discrimination in jobs
and in places of public accom-
modation; the Voting Rights Act
followed in 1965; Fair Housing
Legislation was placed on the
books in 1968. Reluctantly, some
sectors of industry and some
labor unions made concessions.
Many of the walls of segregation
fell in the field of education.
Progress: Dick Gregory put it
succinctly when he said in Wash-
ington: "Twenty years ago, we
came here and asked other folks
to take care of business; today,
we can take care of business on
our own."
But again, it was in the 1960s
that setbacks were registered.
The nation was torn by the tor-
ment in Vietnam. Assassinations
stained the white pages of our
history books: President Ken-
nedy in 1963; Bobby Kennedy in
1964; and Dr. King himself in
1968. Riots and other forms of
violence ripped through the King-
spun fabric of non-violence.
IN MORE recent years, new
factors fuel the fires of anger and
doubt and discontent. Millions
who champion the prime cause of
ending the arms race threatening
planetary destruction are
branded as soft on Communism
and insulted by a President who
refers sarcastically to "the so-
called peace movement" and ac-
cuses nudear freeze proponents
of indulging in theatrics.
Change without progress?
When we turn to employment
figures, we find some nine to ten
million Americans jobless even
when we count those in military
service as employed. Finally, but
slowly, the public, and even the
White House, begin to realize
that there is such a blight as
hunger in America. Hunger and
poverty. When the 1963 March
on Washington took place, 50
percent of this nation's black
families were under the poverty
line, while only 13 percent of 1
white families were. Today, black
families on the poverty lists
number 35 percent while the
figure for white families is just
about where it was 20 years ago.
Civil rights? Yes, huge gains.
But hunger, joblessness,
poverty, despair plague millions.
This is a sad record of disabilities
for the world's wealthiest nation,
preoccupied with trying to teli far
less prosperous countries how to
manage their affairs.
Neo-Nazi Teacher Finds Walls
Adorned With War Crimes Posters


September 80,1983
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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Who is Richard Murphy?
Like Shultz, An Aura of Suspicion Precedes Him
London Chronicle Syndicate
The post of Assistant
I Secretary of State for Near
(Eastern and South Asian
Affairs is crucial as far as
Itj.S. policy towards Israel
land the Arab world is con-
cerned. The person who
holds that job is the State
Department's highest-
(ranking Middle East spe-
(cialist. He is the man who
has the Secretary of State's
[ear on Middle East policy.
lOver the years, he almost
[always has played a deci-
Eive role in shaping Ameri-
policy toward the re-
During the first two decades
hollowing Israel's independence,
lalmost all of the career diplomats
[who served as Assistant Secre-
Ittry were "Arabists." That
[meant they had spent virtually
Itheir entire careers working in the
|Arab world or on Arab affairs.
[They usually spoke Arabic, and
Itheir sympathies were clearly
[with the Arabs, aa opposed to
[Israel. Their names instilled fear
land hostility among Israeli offi-
cials: Loy Henderson, Parker
[Hart, William Rountree, Lucius
|Battle, to name but four.
BUT WITH Joseph Sisco's
appointment to that sensitive
Islot in the late 1960's at the start
of the Nixon Administration, a
|new tradition developed to find
oore "balanced" specialists to
that role. The "Arabists"
vere avoided as Israel and its po-
litically active friends pressed
hard to find more "friendly
laces."
Thus following Sisco, Alfred
Uherton became Assistant Sec-
retary. He was another official
vith extensive experience in
baling with Israel. He was fol-
lowed by Harold Saundera, who
dso could not speak Arabic and
vho, at one point in his career
vhile serving on the National Se-
curity Council, at the start of the
eagan Administration, was suc-
ceeded by Nicholas Veliotes, a
[former Ambassador to Jordan
nd Deputy Chief of Mission in
Israel who was also no hard-core
Vrabist.
But with the appointment of
54-year-old Richard Murphy to
Replace Veliotes (who is pegged
las Ambassador to Egypt), the
l&aU: Department once again has
reverted to the tradition of
having a real Arabist in charge of
|lhe Near Eastern Affairs bureau.
|And that has naturally aroused
pome concern.
SECRETARY of State George
aultz has insisted that this
a test Middle East personnel
wkeup at the State Department
wl not affect U.S. policy toward
>e region. In announcing the ap-
"ointment on Aug. 4, the Secre-
jry made a point of noting that
lurphy could be expected to
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dor to Saudi Arabia, had never
been to Israel.
Because of Murphy's back-
ground he speaks Arabic Flu-
ently, was the first U.S. Ambas-
sador to Syria after the two coun-
tries resumed diplomatic ties in
1974 and has spent much of his
career in the Arab world Israe-
li officials and American Jewish
political activists quickly ex-
pressed some concern that he
might not be very sensitive to Is-
raeli positions.
But Shultz actively sought to
ease those concerns. He said he
had come to know and deeply
admire Murphy both before be-
coming Secretary of State and
since. In a clear reference to Is-
raeli officials and pro-Israel sup-
porters in the United States,
Shultz said: "People who don't
know him and get to know him
will see as I have the superb
qualities that he brings to his
work."
SENIOR White House politi-
cal aides, especially sensitive to
Israeli concerns as the U.S.
enters into a new presidential
election season, have actively
embarked on what they call a
"damage control" campaign to
ease Israeli concerns. For one
thing, they have raised the
.example of Shultz himself as
becoming a pleasant surprise to
Israel, given his feared Bechtel
connection.
Israel, of course, was deeply
worried that Shultz's big busi-
ness experience with Bechtel
would negatively affect his atti-
tude toward Israel. But Shultz
has managed to overcome that
obstacle and to develop good,
strong ties with several Israeli
policymakers, especially with
Defense Minister Moshe Arens.
The White House and the State
Department are now telling Is-
raeli officials and American
Jewish leaders that Murphy, too,
will be a pleasant surprise. "Just
give thim a chance," one Admin-
istration official said.
In the process of trying to ease
these, concerns, they have re-
called that Murphy, while in
Syria, played a very active,
behind-the-scenes role in improv-
ng the plight of Syrian Jewry.
The Administration is not alone
in spreading that story. Others
have confirmed it, including
Democrat Congressman Steven
Solan of New York, who is
Jewish and one of Israel's
strongest supporters on the
House Foreign Affairs Commit-
tee.
HE RECALLED that Murphy
played a crucial role in winning
the exit permits for a dozen
Syrian Jewish girls to come to
the United States in the mid-
1970s to get married because no
eligible Jewish men were left in
Damascus.
Other U.S. officials said
Murphy also had invited Syrian
Jews to the U.S. Embassy in
Damascus, and had raised their
concerns directly with high-
ranking Syrian officials. In the
process, Solarz and these other
American Jewish leaders who got
to know him personally (there
were not very many others)
emerged with a high degree of
respect for him.
State Department officials
have only the highest regard for
Murphy. One official caUed him
"bright, able and balanced.
Another said: "He's going to
surprise a lot of people in Israel.
Murphy started his new as-
signment in early September
even before winning "
Senate confirmation. No serious
opposition to his appointment
occurred on the Senate Foreign
Relations Committee, although
he was questioned "enousV
about sensitive aspects in U.S.
policy. Before being confirmed,
Murphy headed the bureau as
Assistant Secretary-designate.
Who exactly is Richard
Murphy? He was born in Boston
on July 29, 1929. He received a
BA from Harvard in 1951 and
another degree from Cambridge
in England two years later. He
joined the State Department in
1955 after serving two years in
the U.S. Army.
HIS FIRST foreign assign-
ment as a diplomat was in Salis-
bury, Rhodesia. His experience
with the Arab world started to
develop after that. Between 1958-
60, he studied Arabic and region-
al Arab affairs intensively, first
at the Johns Hopkins University
School of Advanced Internation-
al Studies in Washington (the
same graduate school where Am-
bassador to Israel Samuel Lewis
received his MA) and later at the
U.S. Government's Arabic
language Training Institutte,
then in Beirut, Murphy, over the
years, has also learned French
well.
Between 1960-63, he served in
Aleppo, Syria, as an economic of-
ficer. From 1966-68, he was in
Amman, Jordan, as s political of-
ficer. In 1968, he was awarded the
State Department's superior
honor award. In 1979, he was
promoted to the rank of career
minister.
His diplomatic career really
started to take off in the early
1970's, Saudi Arabia waa actual-
ity his fourth ambassadorial as-
signment, having served as Am-
bassador for Mauritania from
197174; to Syria from 1974-78;
and to the Philippines from 1978-
81.
HIS SWITCH from the Philip-
pines to Saudi Arabia in 1981 was
unexpected. It followed the firing
of the then-U.S. Ambassador to
Saudi Arabia Robert Neumann,
an outspoken political appointee
who was hostile toward Israel.
The Reagan Administration, em-
barrassed by Neumann's remarks
about Israel and then-Secretary
of State Alexander Haig during
the height of the Saudi AW ACS
debate, urgently needed to find a
non-controversial, respected pro-
fessional for the Saudi slot: their
choice was Murphy.
In between his foreign assign-
ments, Murphy also played im-
portant roles in Washington on
Middle East issues. He was
country director for Arabian
Peninsula affairs between 1970-
71 and assistant executive direc-
tor for personnel in the Near
Eastern Affairs bureau from
1968-70. Thus, he is no stranger
to the ways of bureaucratic
Washington and its famous bare-
knuckles infighting. That exoeri-
I ence should come in handy in the
1 months ahead as he takes on his
new assignment.
U.S. Middle East policy is di-
rected from the top meaning
Reagan, Shultz and special envoy
Robert McFarlane. But the gov-
ernmental bureaucracy, everyone
recognizes, is still very impor-
tant. Murphy, therefore, may not
be well-known in Israel right
now, but you better believe he
will be soon enough.
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D., Mass.) will receive an honorary
Doctorate at the annual dinner of the American Associates,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He meets with co-
chairmen, Bobbie A brams and Aron Chile wich, to discuss
plans for the Oct 5 event at the Pierre an New Yorh.
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Defense Minister's Brother
Richard Arens in Scathing Attack on
Israel Before Group of Palestinians
By BEN KAYFETZ
TORONTO 1JTA1 Richard Aims.
brother of Israeli Defense Minister Mosbe
Arens. deLrvered a rthiTxg rrj>Hr on Israel
here at a meeting sponsored by pro-
Pakwf iiiiwi groups.
He likened Israel's settlement drive on
the West Bank to Nazi Germany's quest
for lebensraum and accused the Israelis of
subjecting Palestinian Arabs to curfews
torture, confiscation and mass arrests He
said Israel wants the Arabs out of the
territorv.
ARENS. a piufeaata of international few
at the University of Bridgeport iConn.*
Law School, has long been at iriwoaTgyal
odds with his brother, the Israel: defense
chief, a Herat hard-liner who as a Knesset
member opposed the Camp David accords
and the Israel-Egypt peace treaty

In the course of his address to about
1.000 people at a meeting sponsored ftp the
Arab Palestine Assooaaoc and the
-Palestine Solidarity Committee to
mark the first anniversary of the Sabra anc
Shade refugee camps massacre. Arens
criticised his brother for failing to in-
the murders of Palestinian
tst July by what he alleged were
Israeli death squads
THIS WAS A REFERENCE to the
attack by masked gunmen on a group of
students at the Islamic College in Hebron
during which three students were killed and
33 were wounded The attackers have still
not been identiffed.
Arens ratted the refugee mm****
perpetrated by the Phaiangists one of
the moat horrible exampfes of genocide
humanity has had the misfortune to
witness '
Arens described himewrf as a penitent
and Jewish by heritage but not m faith. He
shared the platform with Abdullah
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page7
WewBook
kees Soviet as a Minority at Home
By ARNOLD AOE8
Part II of a Two-Part Series
Edward Luttwak does
l^ agree with Andrew
ckburn. Luttwak is the
brilliant defense analyst
jjd one-time Israeli re-
fcident who wrote what has
^ called one of the major
^iks in political science,
[the Coup d'Etat." He is
probably the only political
aentist to have a word,
^lttwakian, coined after
s name. The term is syno-
nymous with brilliant
dysis.
Now working as a consultant
M> the United States Department
If Defense (and a lecturer before
various university and academic
constituencies), Luttwak has
Luthored a study of the Soviet
Union which is diametrically op-
Iposed to the conclusions reached
Iby Cockburn. Luttwak's book,
IThe Grand Strategy of the
Isoviet Union" (St. Martin's
Ipress), is a frightening look at
[the imperial designs of the
I Russian colossus.
IT IS significant that Lutt-
Iwak, who wrote a doctoral dis-
Isertation on the Roman empire,
I considers the Soviet Union today
I to be a modern incarnation of the
] ancient empire. He sees uncanny
[similarities, particularly between
I the expansionist patterns which
I ancient Rome undertook and
Icurrent Soviet practices. In fact,
Luttwak sees Soviet expan-
I sionism as almost inevitable.
Whatever weaknesses may
Archaeologists
In New Dig
HAIFA (JTA) An ar-
chaeological team sponsored
lintly by Haifa University and
ihe University of Marburg in
Vest Germany has unearthed the
mains of a Canaanite settle-
tnt dating from approximately
1100-2900 BCE at Tel Acco, near
icre north of Haifa bay.
According to Prof. Moshe
othan, head of Haifa Univer-
ity's archaeological department,
[ho directed the dig, the various
ay vessels found indicate the
element predates earlier
itimates by about 1,000 years.
le noted that "this early settle-
wt was not fortified and was
'bably agricultural in nature."
The skeleton of a horse was
wnd in a layer of rubble dating
TOji the middle Canaanite pe-
"M. Dothan called that dia-
very "one of the most remark-
finds ever made in Israel."
,rves from the late Bronze Age
J*e also uncovered at the site,
pveral containing clay vessels
Nuding very rare pieces
orat*d in two tones. A jar in a
J* known as "chocolate and
"w is only the second piece of
kind to be found in Israel,
whan said.
One grave yielded scarabs,
F** of them combined with gold
r*8- In another, clay vessels
PJ* 'ound similar to those of Sy-
P or Turkish origin. In other
r* of the hill, relics were found
ng from the Iron Age and late
l^">anite period, including clay
" the archaeologists as
r*te with the Shardan people.
I*.,*r,n8 mercenaries who
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.Among the rare pieces found
r1* an ivory cosmetic container
Iw 8ht* of <*<*
TT* 'mage of the ancient deity,
?* which are believed to date
H" the 13th century BCE.
have existed in the Soviet armed
forces (and Luttwak recognizes
that they did and do exist), they
are now under control. Luttwak
believes that in the last ten years
the Soviets have effected enor-
mous improvements both in their
military hardware and in their
battle planning.
According to Luttwak, the
Soviets not only have impressive
military equipment of immense
destructive power, they also have
armaments for which no
equivalent as yet exists in the
West.
THESE INCLUDE automatic
trench-diggers and ribbon-
bridges; the latter were put to ef-
fective work in the Egyptian
crossing of the Suez Canal in
1973 during the Yom Kippur
War. Luttwak says that while the
Russians were at one time behind
the Americans in helicopters, the
Soviets are now on a par with this
brand of weaponry.
On the issue of the ramifica-
tions of the various Arab-Israeli
wars, Luttwak does not share the
same conclusions as Cockburn
does. Luttwak denies that Soviet
equipment was found wanting in
the confrontation with Israeli
soldiers.
"They tell us more about Is-
raeli skills than about the quality
of Soviet equipment." Western
armies, says Luttwak, would not
have found it so easy to develop
the projectiles and strategy
which destroyed so many
Russian tanks.
IN HIS analysis of Soviet
military production, Luttwak
suggests that the West not be
fooled by allegations about
Russian inefficiency. The Ameri-
cans might have a slight lead in
ordnance, says Luttwak, but that
is more than offset by the faster
Soviet production cycles.
Luttwak is concerned that the
experience of Soviet armies in
Hungary and Czechoslovakia not
be used as a paradigm of future
Soviet strategy. He agrees with
Cockburn that the Russians per-
formed very poorly in both
theaters and that had either the
Hungarians or the Czechs fought
back, the Soviets would have lost
many men.
The example of Afghanistan,
according to Luttwak, shows that
the Russians have improved
tremendously since their actions
in 1966 and 1968 in Hungary and
Czechoslovakia. In fact, the inva-
sion of Afghanistan demon-
strated a Soviet capacity for
boldness in planning and execu-
tion that were uncharacteristic of
traditional Russian partterns of
military thinking. This means
that Russian military men have
opted for a new kind of flexibility
in their grand strategies.
LUTTWAK'S MOST im-
portant insights derive from his
perception that the Soviet
Union's expansionist future is a
function of its volatile political
and ethnic make-up. Using the
example of ancient Rome,
Luttwak paints a scenario which
sees the Russians eventually
gobbling up those countries ad-
jacent to it in order to protect its
own vital life lines.
This problem is compounded
by the fact that within 20 years,
if demographic trends continue,
the Russians will be a minority in
their own country. The Asian
populations will have become the
dominant group in Soviet so-
ciety. This change in the ethnic
strands of Soviet society will
contribute to the disequilibrium
of the country.
It is interesting to note that
neither Cockburn or Luttwak
consider as decisive factors the
intelligence information on
Soviet weaponry supplied to the
United States by Israelis.
It is, of course, impossible to
test the validity of either the
Cockburn or the Luttwak thesis.
That would require testing para-
meters too horrific to conceive
namely, global war between the
United States and the Soviet
Union. Hopefully, the debate will
remain on the academic level.
Shultz Blames Syria
For War in Lebanon
WASHINGTON -
(JTA) The Reagan
Administration fired off its
sharpest criticism to date of
Syria's role in the current
Lebanese crisis which
Secretory of State George
Shultz charged was block-
ing efforts for a national
reconciliation in that coun-
try.
Shultz, appearing before the
House Foreign Affairs Com-
mittee and later before the Senate
Foreign Relations Committee,
accused Syria of failure to honor
its commitment to pull its troops
out of Lebanon, of permitting
armed Palestinian groups to
enter the regions recently
evacuated by the Israeli army
and thereby of responsibility for
the continued presence of Israeli
troops on Lebanese soil.
SYRIA, the Secretary of State
declared, is using its influence in
Lebanon to obstruct national
reconciliation and "indeed .
has instigated political op-
position within Lebanon and
armed several factions engaged
in military actions against the
legitimate government.
Shultz appeared before the
Congressional foreign policy
panels to support a resolution
that would allow U.S. Marines to
remain in Lebanon for another 18
months. This is a compromise be-
Afrs. Sally Lewis (center), wife of U.S. Ambassador to Israel
Samuel Lewis, plays host to a gathering of B'nai B'rith
leaders at the Ambassador's residence in Herzliya to marh the
start of a new year of social service activities by the Jewish
fraternal organization. Mrs. Pnina Brod (left), president of
B'nai B'rith Israel, is seen with Oershon Lev, senior assistant
general manager of Bank Leumi le-Israel, which is providing
support for B 'nai B 'rith a humanitarian projects among Israel's
underprivileged.
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wants a free hand in Lebanon
with no time limit and many
members of Congress who have
insisted that the President in-
voke the 1973 War Powers Act
which would give Congress
authority to order the Marines
out of Lebanon in 60-90 days.
The Secretary defined the U.S.
role in Lebanon as helping to
create "a kind of equilibrium"
that would encourage a ceasefire
leading to political accom-
modation and the ultimate with-
drawal of all foreign forces from
Lebanon. He warned that to pull
out the Marines now would
jeopardize those objectives.
SHULTZ ANGRILY criticized
French Foreign Minister Claude
Cheysson for saying several days
ago that France, a participant in
the multinational force in the
Beirut area, dissociated itself
from the U.S. decision to allow
the Marines to call for air and
naval support if they were en-
dangered by gunfire from anti-
government forces.
"The French Foreign Minister
made what I would consider a
very flamboyant statement,"
Shultz said. He contended that
Cheysson seemed "to position
himself between what he
described as the U.S.-Israeli
forces and the Sovist-Syrian
forces. I don't think it was a
particularly helpful statement,
very frankly."
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$15.000 Reward
Yeshiva Posts Cash Offer for Shooting Information
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Robert McGuire that linked the
shooting to three other prior
shooting incidents last June of
which Yeshiva University stu-
dents were the apparent targets.
In the earlier shootings, which
took place in and around the
campus of the Yeshiva Univer-
sity, shots were fired on June 7 at
the front building on the univer-
sity's main campus; on June 9 at
the Jewish Memorial Hospital;
and on June 22 at a luncheonette'
frequented by university stu-
dents. Several students were
injured in the June 22 attack.
The recent shooting occurred on
the Cross-Bronx Expressway
heading east toward the Bronx
Whitestone Bridge to Queens
where the five students who were
in the car live. According to a po-
lice official, a lone gunman armed
with an automatic or semi-
automatic rifle using "high
velocity" bullets, trailed the stu-
dents from the campus where
they had been participating in
try-outs for the high school
hockey learn.
THE GUNMAN, police said,
followed the students and then
pulled ahead of their car and
stopped on the Castle Hill exit
ramp, un estimated 3'/i miles
from the school's campus. He
waited for the car carrying the
students and fired three shots,
one of which hit the lead car,
killing its occupant, 37-year-old
Lucille Rivera of Woodhaven,
Queens, then fired at the stu-
dents' car, hitting one of them,
17-year-old Donald Spilky of Far
Rockaway, Queens, in the knee.
The third bullet hit a retaining
wall, police said.
Deputy Police Commissioner
of Public Information Alice
McGillion confirmed the
sequence of events and said that
it was feasible that the car trailed
the students from the Manhattan
campus and then pulled onto the
nSL^S iwareX8v The rx>Hce have taken since J^^e^S* S^d^de^ Q
The sniper's car has been de-
scribed as a dilapidated four-door
late 1960's or early 1970's Chrys-
ler, perhaps a Plymouth or
Dodge, possibly with New Jersey
license plates. The sniper has
been described as a man with
close-cropped hair, in his 20's, by
eye-witnesses. Commissioner
McGuire said.
McGUIRE TOLD a news
conference that ballistics tests
have determined that the bul-
lets used in the shooting were
fired from the same rifle used in
two earlier incidents. There were
no spent bullets from the June 7
shooting at the main building of
the university that could be used
to make a positive determination,
but police feel it was from the
same weapon.
Questioned on whether the at-
tacks were anti-Semitic, McGuire
said, "We can speculate that the
shootings were anti-Semitic, that
they were done by people who
had problems with Yeshiva stu-
dents, by gangs in the area, or by
a disgruntled employe."
The theory of a disgruntled
employe was central to the in-
vestigation initiated following
the first shooting at the campus.
But according to a source at the
Yeshiva University, the theory
that the incidents were related to
an employe fired three weeks
prior to the June 7 incident for
stealing refrigerators, has been
dropped after the individual was
given a polygraph test and in-
vestigated extensively.
THE SOURCE said the police
are working on the "premise"
that the attack is anti-Semitic,
but that the attack is not the
work of an organized group or
gang because no one has called to
claim responsibility for the at-
tacks, the source said. McGillion
said, "The police do not consider
this attack the act of a rational
person."
forts to halt any further occur-
rences. More than a dozen uni-
formed police officers have been
assigned to cover the four-block
campus while there are 30 detect-
ives investigating full time in the
area.
The police protection around
Yeshiva University led one offici-
al to comment, "The major
reason it (the recent shooting) did
not happen on this campus is be-
cause of the uniformed presence
on this campus."
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY has
initiated its own security ar-
rangements by allocating
$250,000 to hire Wells Fargo se-
curity guards and increasing
campus security, which doubled
the number of security guards at
the university. But the university
is reluctant to provide specific
numbers on how many security
guards it employs.
There have been no reports of
parents pulling their children out
of Yeshiva University divisions
because of the rash of shootings.
"No parent has called and said he
is not sending his kid here be-
cause he will get shot," the uni-
versity source said. "No one has
done this."
There has also been an out-
pouring of support from the His-
panic community and the Jewish
community. The American Jew-
ish Committee said it has joined
with a variety of other racial, reli-
gious and ethnic leaders, to es-
tablish a fund for information
leading to the apprehension and
conviction of the perpetrators.
The AJC fund totals $5,000 at
latest reports.
MALCOLM HOENLEIN, ex
ecutive director of the Jewish
Community Relations Council of
New York, said that the linkage
of the shooting to the previous
incidents around Yeshiva
University "are of grave concern.
However, we do not believe this
Nathan Nagler, chairman of
the Anti-Defamation League of
B'nai B'rith's New York regional
board, called the attack a de-
spicable act of bigotrv" and said
other person wearing V1
walking around New Y<
source said there have
ports of harassment
vandalism against
property in the
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