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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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^Jemslh Flcriclian
Of Tampa
Volume 8 Number 2
Tampa, Florida Friday, January 24, 1986
FfdShocffl
Price 35 Cents
Trees are planted in Israel.
Tu-Bishvat
The New Year of Trees
Sunday, January 26 -11:30 a.m.
AtKolAmi
A Holiday Program of
The Tampa Jewish Community
Greenbaum Donates
$1 Million For
Jewish Studies
Remembering the triumphs and
travails of the Jewish people is a
main reason for Ben Greenbaum
donating $1 million to the Univer-
sity of Florida's Center for Jewish
Studies.
Six-hundred thousand dollars of
the donation will be used to help
establish an Eminent Scholars
Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies.
The state will match that amount
with another $400,000 from the
Eminent Scholars Trust Fund
when more money becomes
available.
The remaining $400,000 of the
donation will also be used to
strengthen the University of
Florida's Center for Jewish
Studies...
Greenbaum, former owner of
Seaboard Cold Storage, Inc.,
wants to keep Jewish history
alive.
"I think Jewish kids need to
know about their heritage, and I
would like to see other people
learn about Jewish people, too,"
said Greenbaum.
The $1 million endowed chair in
Jewish studies will help UF's Col-
lege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
to attract top scholars to the field.
Greenbaum, born to merchant
parents in Dynow, a little town in
Poland on the Austrian border,
was working in the family
business when Hitler invaded
Vienna in 1938. He fled to
Belgium, where a Jewish family
sponsored his emigration to
America the following year.
Greenbaum has contributed
greatly to the welfare of the Tam-
pa community. He is currently a
member of the Council of Jewish
Federations Board of Directors,
and the Hillel. School of Tampa
Board of Directors. Ben is a past
president and campaign chairman
of the Tampa Jewish Federation,
and was instrumental in securing
a Jewish newspaper in Tampa,
Tampa Jewish Federation Annual
Campaign Dinner to Be Held Feb. 22
The 1986 Annual Campaign
Dinner on behalf of the Tampa
Jewish Federation/United Jewish
Appeal Campaign has been
scheduled for Saturday evening,
Feb. 22 at the Hyatt Regency
Hotel. Doug Cohn, campaign
chairman has announced the ap-
pointment of Dr. Irwin and Phyllis
Browarsky as dinner co-chairmen
for this annual event.
The Browarsky's and their com-
mittee have chosen as the theme
for the evening "A celebration on
Hester Street," reliving and
retracing the roots of the early im-
migrants to America. Complete
with Hester Street scenes, push
carte, Klezmer music, and many
other surprises, the evening pro-
Irwin and Phyllis Browarsky
mises to be a momentous one.
Cohn has also announced that
Professor Yoram Dinstein,
former Rector of Tel Aviv Univer-
sity will be the guest speaker.
Born in Israel, he holds a law
degree and doctorate from
Hebrew University and a Master's
in law from New York University
where he is currently a visiting
professor of law.
The dinner is open to all Con-
tibutors of $750 and over to the
1986 TJF/UJA Campaign. A
cocktail reception will begin at
7:15 p.m. followed by dinner at 8
p.m. The cost of the dinner is $60
per person. For further informa-
tion please contact the Tampa
Jewish Federation at 875-1618.
B&P Women to Sponsor
Two Study Groups Jan. 27
The Business and Professional
Women's Network will sponsor a
one-evening study group on Mon-
day evening, Jan. 27 at the Jewish
Community Center.
Dr. Joyce Swarzman, Program
Chairwoman, and Susan Swift,
vice president, announced that the
B & P's January monthly meeting
will feature a dinner/business me-
eting, an opportunity to network,
and a choice of one of two study
groups. Both subjects and
speakers have been selected by
popular request. Dr. Judith
Ochshorn, Professor and Coor-
dinator of Women's Studies at the
University of South Florida will
lead a workshop on the topic of
"Women, God and Judaism."
Deborah Eisenstadt, Tax
Manager for Laventhol and Hor-
wath, CPA will discuss "Tax Tips
For Individuals and Closely Held
Businesses." Both women are
members of the Tampa Jewish
Federation Women's Division, a-
Dr. Judy Ochshorn
nd the Business and Professional
Women's Network. Deborah is
President of the B & P Network.
Dinner reservations may be m-
ade by calling the Federation of-
fice, 875-1618; cost is $6.50, in-
Deborah Eisenstadt
elusive; all working women are in-
vited and encouraged to attend.
Wine and networking will begin at
5:30 p.m. and dinner, meeting and
program at 6:30 p.m.
American Jewish Communities
Unite On Super Sunday
Super Sunday is the one day
every year when it is vital that all
Jews work together to support
humanitarian services worldwide.
Grt+.w, This year Super Sunday will be
Ben Greenbau- ^ ^ Febn|juy 2 md on ^
and establishing the TOP Jewish day telephones in Jewish
Endowment Foundation. households will be ringing to help
. ,____. j^^ tk. a .-ft-i-i-rf not only needy Jews in the Tampa
W^^^!^ Bay Area, but also the people of
T^JT Israel. It is the day when hun-
used m this report. dreds of vo|unteer8 flock to the
Hillel School of Tampa Holds Open
House For Prospective Parents
The Hillel School of Tampa will
hold an Open House for parents of
prospective students Wednesday,
Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. Parents will
be able to meet the faculty,
members of the board and current
parents, and learn about enroll-
ment opportunities for the
1986-87 school year. There will be
a presentation explaining the
Judaic and general studies pro-
grams offered to students in
grades K-8 and informal touring
of the classroom facilities followed
by refreshments and a "social
hour."
Informational packets and
registration materials also will be
available that evening. The Hillel
School is located at the NE corner
of the JCC campus at 501 S.
Habana Ave. All interested
members of the community are in-
vited to attend. Additional infor-
mation is available from the school
office, 875-8287.
Tampa Jewish Community Center
to offer something nobody else
can offer: themselves.
Both telephone and non-phone
volunteers are being sought to
take part in the exciting and
rewarding effort that has made
Super Sunday so popular. Because
some people in the community are
unable to participate on Super
Sunday due to their schedules or
conflicting commitments, they
will now have another opportunity
during Super Week. In addition,
the extra days will allow the com-
mittee to reach people who could
not be contacted on Super
Sunday.
Phone sponsors are also being
sought to help defray the cost of
telephone rentals from GTE.
Anyone who offers to sponsor a
phone will be listed in a future
issue of The Floridian and will
have his/her name prominently
placed on a telephone.
The sports theme that has been
selected for the event is expected
to create additional enthusiasm
Continued on Page 2-



Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, January 24, 1986

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By Amy Scherzer
The Doctor is In. One very proud grandmother, Mrs. Rebecca
Haimovitz, tells us her granddaughter, Candi McCulloch,
40with honors in May, 1985, from the first class of the Dart-
mouth College-Brown University Program of Medicine. (She
completed her undergraduate work at Smith College.) Dr. Mc-
Culloch is presently at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode
Island for her medical-surgical internship. No wonder her family
is so proud of her.
A new generation. Mazol tov to Mathew and Kelly Ellman on
the birth of their son, Richard Joseph on December 22, 1985.
Richard, who weighed 8 pounds, 13 oz at birth, is lucky to have so
much family in Tampa. His grandparents are Annette and Barry
Ellman of Tampa and Mrs. Lorraine Walker of Zephryhills. His
oh-so-proud great-grandparents all live in Tampa, too: Emma and
Leo Gitlen and Betty and Murray Ellman. What a lucky guy!
At our service. The Civil Service Board of the City of Tampa
has announced its 1986 Board. Included are Chairman Leslie R.
Stein, senior attorney at GTE and Board member Gail R.
Hirsch, who is very active in civic activities. Morris N. Jenkins,
PHR, is Executive Director of the Board.
The Civil Service Board hears appeals of classified city
employees involving demotions suspensions and dismissals. The
members are appointed for three year terms: three by the mayor
and two by City Council per state law.
Artists. For the third year, Berkeley Prep art students have
had the opportunity to show their work in a professional setting.
The Bucklew-Goehring Gallery displayed approximately 50 pieces
by Berkeley students, some of which are available for purchase.
Among the Lower School artists whose works were selected for
exhibition were Amanda Sergay, daughter of Dr. Stephen and
Jane Sergay, and Jeff Pegler, son of Sandy and Errol Pegler.
Keep up the beautiful work.
Headmaster's List. Students at Tampa Preparatory School w-
ith an average of 90 or better are named to the Headmaster's List
at the end of the semester. Among the achievers on the list are
Ben Older, president of the freshman class and son of Dr. Jay
and Lois Older; sophomore Robert Solomon, son of Karen and
Marvin Solomon and senior Wendy Raber, daughter of Nancy
and Doug Raber. Congratulations to you all.
More Older Family Achievements. Merrill-Lynch Realty has
named Lois Older to the "Leading Edge Society," the highest
honor Merrill-Lynch bestows on its staff. Lois, who is a broker-
associate, qualified by being the top producer in the Northeast
Tampa office.
6001der has been named president-elect of the American Socie-
ty of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS)
for the 1986-87 term. He is also serving as president of the
Florida Mid-Winter Seminar for ophthalmologists and
otolaryngologists being held in Boca Raton next week. What a
terrific .. and very busy ... family.
Newcomers. I bet many of you have already met Mindi and
Fred Herman, who left Pennsylvania last April. She's Mrs. Min-
di at the JCC Pre-School at Kol Ami. Three-year-olds, two-year-
olds, playtots and afternoon day care: she teaches four classes a
day! (She earned her associate degree in child care at Temple
University in 1982.) 060is a Major Accounts Rep. with Dictaphone
Corp. and is happy to see so many new businesses opening here.
Married 15 months, the Hermans love living and working in Tam-
pa, and we're delighted to have you here._____
Hey gang, send word of all your happenings, awards, honors
and good news to Our Gang, c/o The Jewish Floridian, 2808
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"DIARY OF ANNE FRANK" A SUC-
CESS! Pictured above are Tampa Jewish
community leadership attending the
premier opening of the playmakers produc-
tion, "Diary of Anne Frank" on January 8
on behalf of the 1986 Campaign. The play
was produced by the Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion Women's Division. Pictured are: Doug
Engagement
Announcements
MANDELBAUM-FELSER
Florence and Alvin
Mandelbaum announce the
engagement of their daughter,
Reva Ilene, to Andrew Jacob
Felser, son of Marjorie Felser,
Baltimore, Maryland, and Louis
Felser, Denver Colorado. Andrew
is the grandson of Anne and Mor-
ris Mahr.
Reva received a master's degree
from Johns Hopkins University
and is employed as the coor-
dinator of the Gifted Children's
Program at the University in
Baltimore.
Andrew is a graduate of the
Georgetown School of Foreign
Service and the University of
Maryland School of Law. He is
employed as a senior associate at
the firm of Gordon and Heneson,
Baltimore.
An April wedding is planned at
Congregation Schaarai Zedek.
WOOLFPARKER
Dr. and Mrs. Walter Woolf an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Andrea, to Ronald
Parker, son of Dr. and Mrs.
Reuben Rochkind, Coral Gables,
Florida, and the late William
Parker. Andrea is the grand-
daughter of Lillian Weinberg and
Betty Woolf. Ronald is the grand-
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Pachter.
The bride-elect is a graduate of
the University of Florida and
teaches 2nd Grade in the Brevard
County School System.
The groom-elect is a graduate of
the University of Florida and is
Senior accountant at the Florida
Auto Auction of Orlando.
A summer of 1986 wedding is
planned at Congregation Schaarai
Zedek.
Cohn, 1986 general campaign chairman,
Jolene Shor, Women's Division president,
Bobbe Karpay, play chairwoman, Eve Pin-
cus who played "Anne Frank" in the play,
Judy Rosenkranz, president of the Tampa
Jewish Federation, Alice Rosenthal and
Aida Weissman, 1986 co-chairwoman of the
Women's Division Campaign.
Yitzhak Shamir, Israel's Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime
Minister, watches with keen interest as Boys Town Jerusalem
sophomore Avraham Zarug demonstrates the operation of a mill-
ing machine in Boys Town's High School of Precision Mechanics.
Super Sunday '86
Continued from Page 1-
among Super Sunday volunteers.
To this end, the building is being
arranged like a football field, and
the solicitors are being divided in-
to teams, with points being
awarded for contributions receiv-
ed. A goal of $125,000 has been
established for the day, and par-
ticipation by noted Tampa per-
sonalities including Helen Gordon
Davis, Sandy Freedman and Ron
Glickman will add to the excite-
ment of the event.
Of the amount received, 50 per-
cent will be allocated to the na-
tional United Jewish Appeal for
distribution to Jews worldwide as
well as Jewish agencies in Israel,
and 50 percent will be allocated to
Tampa Jewish agencies for local
use.
Co-chairwomen Jane Specter
and Jan Wuliger have asserted
the importance of a total com-
munity involvement "not only to
maintain the strength and identity
of our Jewish community but also
to meet unending' immigrant
needs in Israel and sustain Jewish
life throughout the world. The
calls made and the response
received may determine the quali-
ty of Jewish life in the years
ahead," they concluded.
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Friday, January 24, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 3
Call to Action For Jewish Women
Y-O-U Are NeededNow Today!
Each and every financial com-
mitment to the Tampa Jewish
Federation/United Jewish Appeal
Campaign counts. And your gift,
like your time and your energy, is
an expression of your personal
commitment to the survival of the
Jewish people.
In the first four decades, the N-
ational Women's Division, with
the support of local women's divi-
sion campaigns, has contributed
to the safety and well being of
Jews in Israel and around the
world.
Assisting in the absorption of
immigrants
Building nursery schools and
libraries
Expanding vocational train-
ing programs
Improving housing facilities
Resettling Holocaust
survivors
Enriching the lives of children
and adults
Helping the elderly, the han-
dicapped, the disadvantaged.
By the early 1940's, groups of
Jewish women sponsored rallies
and collected small sums of money
from friends and neighbors.
By 1946, with the founding of
the Women's Division, Jewish
women were raising 10 percent of
UJA's total campaign. In 1948,
with the establishment of the
State of Israel, women raised $18
million. During the Yom Kippur
War, women raised $68 million
out of a total of $660 million. In
1978, the figure was $70 million,
or 12 percent of the regular
campaign.
Today, Jewish women continue
to support Israel and Diaspora
Jewry, raising 18 percent of the
total campaign or $90 million, in
1980.
Locally, in 1985, Tampa's
Jewish women raised 28 percent
of the annual campaign of the
Tampa Jewish Federation.
Women have worked miracles
for Jewish survival don't slow
down now .. .
Respond to human need and
Jewish distress, Reach out to
Jews in trouble spots around the
globe, and Support Jewish com-
munal agencies and services at
home.
When you are called by a Tampa
Jewish Federation volunteer,
respond by saying "Yes, I want
to stand up and be counted as a
worker, and as a contributor with
other Jewish women who care."
This message is a Call to Action
For Jewish Women in Tampa on
behalf of the Tampa Jewish
Federation, 875-1618. 1986
Women's Division Campaign Co-
Chairwomen, Alice Rosenthal and
Aida Weissman, and their Cabinet
of division chairwomen invite the
women in Tampa to join them in
this year's exciting campaign
call now and ask how you may be a
volunteer!
A New Helping Hand
By ARLENE KURTIS
WEST PALM BEACH -
Outreach is the name of the game
in the new Orthodox movement.
Modern Orthodoxy seeks to at-
tract Jews to the traditions of
Judaism who are not certain about
their present affiliation or who are
seeking something more in
synagogue services. Leading the
movement are the young rabbis
who are graduates of Yeshiva
University's school for the rab-
binate, the Rabbi Isaac Elchannan
Theologieal Seminary.
Rabbi Warren Kasztl, 31, has
become the first permanent field
representative for the South
Florida region of the Max Stern
communal outreach program of
the seminary. He will work
alongside Chaim Friend in the
Miami office of development for
Yeshiva University.
"An Orthodox rabbi today must
be aware of public relations. We
have to learn to apply marketing
techniques to religion," Rabbi
Kasztl said about the outreach
program. The key to atracting
new recruits to Orthodoxy is in
"exposing Jews to traditions, not
imposing traditions upon them,"
the rabbi explained.
Three years ago, a handful of
Orthodox families enlisted his
help in starting a congregation in
the Kendall area south of Miami.
Using his exposure approach, the
congregation has now grown to
over 85 member families and 50
children in the religious school.
The rabbi is certain there are
"pockets of Jews in this area who
would like to establish an Or-
thodox congregation." The
outreach service will help them
"making shittachs among in-
terested people, providing the ex-
pertise to establish a traditional
Orthodox congregation." Rabbi
Kasztl pointed to four new Or-
thodox synagogues recently
established in the region, in-
cluding the Boca Raton
Synagogue in western Boca
Raton, served by fellow alumnus,
Rabbi Mark Dratch.
The rabbi recognize? that
among his own congregants
perhaps only 10 families are Or-
thodox in all aspects of daily life.
But the others are attracted by
the traditional approach.
"A whole smorgasbord of tradi-
tion is spread out on the table,"
the rabbi said, opening his hands.
"The congregants take what they
like, what they feel comfortable
Rabbi Warren Kasztl
with. In time they may be led to
sample more."
Modern Orthodoxy encourages
participation in the service. "It's
not a spectator sport, or
entertainment.
He acknowledges that the
separate seating of men and
women does mark the difference
between an Orthodox and Conser-
vative congregation, but main-
tains that women, whom he can
see "eye to eye" from the pulpit,
are not limited by this. In other
settings, they are not separated,
he noted, as at the Sabbath table.
In the rabbi's view, the matter
of tradition is not simply a ques-
tion of "commitment to conve-
nience but a commitment to
Judaism.
"A Jew trusts God and finds
that following the Command-
ments brings out the best in him."
Each woman lighting her Sabbath
candles may be experiencing the
act differently, but unless she
observes the tradition, she will not
be touched at all, he observed.
Rabbi Kasztl stressed he is also
available to assist those who are
interested in studying at any of
the colleges of Yeshiva Universi-
ty. Scholarships, based on
outstanding scholastic achieve-
ment, are available, including one
for students of Sephardic
background.
The rabbi pointed out that one
does not need Orthodox training
to enroll in the undergraduate col-
leges, as long as a student is will-
ing to oserve the traditions and
take the required Jewish studies
courses. The graduate schools
draw a diverse population, and as
recipients of government grants,
are open to all.
Jews from all parts of the world
meet at Yeshiva, he notes, where
the Jewish atmosphere (a kosher
cafeteria, and exams not schedul-
ed on Jewish holidays) makes for a
comfortable environment. The
rabbi, a native of Denver, met his
wife, the former Gail Susan Zaret
at the University, when she was a
student at Stern. The couple has
two children.
Rabbi Kasztl is confident that
the response will be positive, and
will be making regular visits to
the Tampa area, to help transform
today's dreams into tomorrow's
realities.
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of tampa/Priday, January 24, 1986
": Civil, Human Rights
Were Dr. King's Dream
Both the media, television particularly, as
well as persons in government, contributed
to the meaningful celebration of the first na-
tionwide Martin Luther King, Jr., birthday
observance on Monday.
But Black leaders across the nation have
already expressed the fear that subsequent
celebrations of Dr. King's birthday may fall
into a pattern already observed as an omen
on the first a frank commercialization of
the occasion. Or, what is worse, a celebra-
tion devoid of any content, as is so often
true, say, on Presidents Day which, in the
end amounts to a day off from work for
many, but that's all.
We offer no panacea for this possibility
other than that the nation must come to
rededicate itself to the principles of Dr. King
as a daily commitment in the cause of civil
rights/human rights. This would be the best
way to say that we remember Dr. King well,
the terrible sacrifice of his life in particular,
and our determination to the principle that
it shall not have been made in vain.
All of this is especially significant for the
Jewish community which, for decades, has
fought alongside Black leaders for the ad-
vancement of their civil rights. Perhaps
nowhere more so outside the nation than in
Israel was the celebration of Dr. King's bir-
thday a significant national occasion.
Gramm-Rudman Cuts Aid
It is no secret that U.S. senators on both
sides of the aisle consider the Gramm-
Rudman Act passed by Congress in
December as an abomination.
Mainly, the legislation gives the President
ultimate veto power over the Congress in
economic matters, and the Congress rightly
considers this as an encroachment upon its
authority. Let alone a dangerous enlarge-
ment of the President's powers as defined
by the constitution.
Then why did the Congress pass it? That is
another question having to do with Mr.
Reagan's popularity generally and the na-
tional capacity to separate the President
from criticism even when he deserves it. It
also has to do with the disinclination of the
Congress, especially members of his own
party, to cross him.
Quite apparently, Mr. Reagan's power to
"persuade is not far removed from his
ability to threaten political retribution
against his nay-savers a power that was
manifest in the struggle to get Gramm-
Rudman passed in the first place.
Now, the constitutionality of Gramm-
Rudman is under careful scrutiny. Still, as
an Act it has already served as the basis for
cutting U.S. aid to Israel for the current
fiscal year. Since Gramm-Rudman is respon-
sible for a total trimming from foreign aid of
some $420 million to all countries receiving
it, or 4.3 percent, this may well mean that
Israel will have to return $51 million of the
$1.2 billion it has already been given.
That will be a profound hardship on Israel
at a time when it is struggling so valiantly
and successfully against the ravages of its
recent inflation years. Constitutional or not,
an abomination or not, Gramm-Rudman is
already working its "wonders."
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Pollard Case
Made Jews in Gov't. Very Nervous
London Chronicle Syndicate
WASHINGTON The
Jonathan Jay Pollard spy
scandal has had a very
direct impact on other
American Jews working in
the U.S. Government,
especially those involved in
sensitive national
matters.
Their non-Jewish colleagues,
for the most part, have not con-
fronted them and said anything
snide. But the Jews still clearly
feel uncomfortable, somewhat
more awkward and conspicuous.
They also feel as if this has been
a major betrayal by Israel the
decision to actually "run" an
American Jewish intelligence
agent in Washington. It has reviv-
ed with a vengeance the old
allegations of dual loyaly, which
had in recent years largely been
buried.
OVER THE past few days, I in-
terviewed a cross section of senior
Jewish officials working at the
State Department, the White
House, the Pentagon and the
Justice Department. They spoke
candidly on condition that they
would not be identified by name.
They each agreed that Israel had
blundered badly by paying the
31-year-old civilian naval in-
telligence analyst for stolen
classified documents.
A Jewish official in the Justice
Department, for example, said it
was still "too early to tell"
whether Pollard's arrest would
have all that much of a long-term
damaging impact on the status of
Jews in the U.S. Government. He
predicted, however, that Jews ap-
plying for sensitive government
positions involving security
clearances will from now on "be
subjected to stricter" background
checks by the FBI.
He also said there already had
been a "chilling effect" on
American Jews working in the
government. "I think there is a
realization that one has to be a lit-
tle more careful," he said, "a little
more discreet"
ANOTHER Jewish official at
the Defense Department said: "It
has had a terrible effect on the
morale of the Jews. It has come up
in a number of conversations with
senior people ... Many of my
Jewish friends in the government
have told me that they have felt
very, very peculiar. They have
found themselves on the
defensive."
This official was very angry at
Israel. "There is a sense almost of
betrayal," he said. "The Israelis
many not have considered this
aspect."
"I think the perception that I
have gotten from the various
Jewish people I have spoken to is
that the Israelis didn't take into
account the impact on the United
States Jewish community, and
what a difficult position this
places us in," he continued.
"Apart from anything else, there
is the absolute stupidity of the
whole thing.
"A lot of people are saying the
Israelis are arrogant. They don't
care about the American Jewish
community. They only want to
take our money. And they just
don't give a hoot."
HE SENSED that non-Jews
now look at the Jews "in a funny
way. There is a terrible sense that
Is it going to result in less will-
ingness on the part of Jews in the
government to deal with Israel?
Will they stop showing up at the
Israeli Embassy for receptions?
Will they stop meeting Israeli
diplomats?
"I don't know,' he replied. "I
don't think many people have real-
ly thought through the situation,
security They're really still in a state of
shock. I just don't know.
ANOTHER HIGH Reagan Ad-
ministration political appointee
said: "I have seen two things: All
the Jews in the government are
very unhappy, much more so, in
my sense, than the Jews outside
the government. A lot of them,
are saying, 'Well, Israel needs it.'
But Jews in the government are
saying it's terrible, unbelievable
that they have done this, that this
happened."
The appointee added that so far,
he, personally, had not yet seen
any "negatives ... I have not felt
anyone looking at me with a ques-
tion mark. I have found the follow-
ing, though a couple of junior
people explaining to me why they
want to stress their non-Jewish
side so that they won't be
typecast.
"They are Jewish, but junior
people. They don't want to be
looked at as the court Jew. They
want to be seen as a Republican,
and it may well be that the reason
that they are concerned, why I am
hearing their concern about being
typecast, is Pollard. That may
well be."
"People are talking about it and
thinking about it," another Ad-
ministration official commented.
"It was not overly helpful. That's
been the sense. I've had no real
sense of anyone drawing back,
suggesting that if Pollard did it,
then everybody else must be doing
it. But it was terrible what they
(Israel) did."
A JEWISH State Department
official was also very concerned
about the impact of the affair.
"Needless to say, this is a subject
very close to my heart," he said. It
was with considerable trepidation
that I first read of it. To the best
that I can determine, there has
been no backlash whatsoever. I
can't claim to have the world's
most sensitive antennae. There
are some who suggest that the
FBI is reviewing all our files. I
have no indication of that. I really
don't.
"Quite frankly, if I were in the
FBI, I might be thinking along
those lines not out of any anti-
Semitic motivations or any
bigotry whatsovever. But just
look at this guy's (Pollard) profile,
and say 'Maybe, just as a precau-
tion, we had better look at people
with similar profiles Jews who
have dealt with Israel in some sort
of sensitive capacity.' There are
probably a 100 or so people who
might fit that description peo-
ple who have worked in the Em-
bassy in Tel Aviv, people who
have worked in Middle Eastern
affairs.
"But as far as I can tell, I have not
heard a comment, either directed
at me or anybody else, which
would cast the slightest shadow of
doubt or question on Jews per se,
about their loyalty or anything
else. I can tell you, though, that it
has made me uneasy, nonetheless.
Not that it has affected me in any
thing that I have done. But I think
it's almost inevitable that that
kind of thing would make
useasy."
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Volume 8
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Number 2
government, it is the subject of
dicussion. There is no other sub-
ject that is being discussed. And
the reaction is that it's almost like
betrayal. How could they do this
to us, as American Jews?"
tell them of interest, they are go-
ing to report," he said. "I have
never told them anything that
could in any fashion be construed
as revealing unauthorized revela-
tions, which is not to say I haven't Israel for the past year'
shared perceptions about the at-
titude of the government, and so
forth. But it's a far jump between
that and providing copies of
documents, and getting paid for it
to boot.
"Frankly, the single impression
that has most struck me by all this
is actually a dual one the in-
credible incompetence of both the
Israeli intelligence service and the
American counter-intelligence ser-
vice. How they let this turkey
(Pollard) into this job when the
Washigton Post could come up on
the next morning with a story
quoting nine different people say-
ing that the guy strutted around
claiming he was a Mossad agent.
It's absolutely beyond me. It
scares the hell out of me.
"The big, remaining question in
my mind is how many more
Pollards are there," he continued.
"I have no idea, but I'm sure there
is more than one You don't run a
whole operation like that with one
agent. It just does not stand to
reason that it begins and ends
with Pollard. But obviously I have
no idea."
HE SAID U.S. officials have
long believed that Israel was
"dogged and relatively
unscrupulous in the things they
went after in this country."
Referring to the longstanding
U.S.-Israeli agreement not to
undertake covert operations
against each other, he said: It had
been assumed for a long time that
this agreement that we had was
more closely adhered to by us than
by the Israelis. People generally
winked. If it involved Silicon
valley and trying to get some
technology, that didn't really
worry us all that much. I don't
think it occurred to anybody that
they were actually planting
agents in intelligence agencies.
"But it's been assumed for a
long time that the Israelis were
collecting everything over here
that they could get their hands on,
and that we took a pretty benign
attitude toward it. Which may be
part of the problem. Maybe, if the
U.S. had spoken up a long time
ago, and said, 'Hey, look guys, we
know what's going on. We don't
like it,' they might have been
more discreet. I don't know. But I
think there has been a very per-
missive attitude towards Israelis
in the United States."
IN SHORT, Jews in the govern-
ment, even while they are not ac-
tually being directly confronted
with nasty comments from their
non-Jewish colleagues, stall tend
to assume that their colleagues
are thinking such things.
Looking down the road, there is
a consensus among these Jews
that the final outcome of this sor-
did affair will largely depend on
what emerges from the current In-
vestigation into the whole Pollard
business.
If it becomes clear that this was
merely an isolated incident, that
Pollard was simply a rogue
character, the crisis will tend to
blow over relatively quickly. "But
if they turn up two or three
others, who also happen to be
Jewish, I think that could really,
really be bad," one American
Jewish official in the government
commented.
El Salvador
Names Envoy
JERUSALEM (JTA) El
Salvador has named Enrike Gut-
freund, a senior economist in the
Salvadoran government, to be its
new Ambassador to Isi-mL He will
reopen the El Salvador^R***^
in Jerusalem. Th* ral
American country, which moved
its Embassy from Tel Aviv, has
not had a resident Ambassador in


Tu Bi-Shevat
Mid-Winter Spring Celebration
Friday, January 24, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 5
SPECIALLY FOR
SINGLES
January 25, 1986: How many ol
us, when this date comes, will
associate it with spring and the
regeneration of the earth? Pro-
bably not many, as most people
usually associate the end of
January with wrapping
themselves up in a desperate at-
tempt to keep warm. Why not,
though, take a break from
winter's icy tentacles by par-
ticipating in a joyous Tu Bi-
Shevat, the Jewish New Year of
the Trees?
Tu Bi-Shevat is an ancient
agrarian holiday, reflecting how
our ancestors lived in close har-
mony with the cyles of nature. Ac-
cording to Jewish law, eating
from fruit trees was permitted on-
ly after the fifth year of planting,
following the fruit's being con-
secrated in,the fourth. The fif-
teenth day of Sheyat was settled
upon as the legal "birthday" of all
trees. Customs associated with
the holiday are recent innovations
associated with 16th and 17th
Century mystic Kabbalists. They
encouraged the eating of the
fruits of Israel as expression of
loNging for the Jewish homeland,
and even created a Tu Bi-Shevat
Seder. This special ceremony calls
for a table set in festive white, lit
by candles and complemented by
the fragrances of myrtle leaves
and flowers. Four cups of wine
and blessings over a variety of
fruits are all part of this Seder.
Tu Bi-Shevat signals the coming
of spring in Israel, a time when
the rains have let up and the
flowers are making their debut on
the hillsides and the almond trees.
Tu Bi-Shevat celebrations began
in Israel on the 19th day of Tevat,
which this year fell on Dec. 31,
and will continue through this
Sunday, during the month of
Shevat. The first day of the
celebrations also marked the 84th
birthday of the Jewish National
Fund, the organization responsi-
ble for afforestation and land
reclamation in Israel. The celebra-
tions began with a central tree-
planting ceremony on the
shoreline of the Sea of Galilee.
Educators later held a symposium
on the working of the land with
JNF leaders and government
officials.
During Tu Bi-Shevat, 200,000
schoolchildren, teachers, Ethio-
pian immigrants, and Israelis
from all walks of life are expected
to plant tree saplings at 40 JNF
sites from the Golan Heights in
the North to Eilat in the South.
Included among the many
festivities are major ceremonies
to be held in JNF forests with
government ministers and
Knesset members. In major
municipalities, shopping malls will
feature JNF carnival-style
displays of forest furniture. On
the eve of Tu Bi-Shevat, a gala
community sing-a-long, including
a program on afforestation with
JNF world chairman Moshe
Rivlin, will be broadcast live over
Voice of Israel.
In America, Jews all over the
country participate in Tu Bi-
Shevat by contributing toward
JNF-sponsored tree-planting ac-
tivities and fulfilling the ancient
mitzvah of creating new life on
Israel's sacred soil. Children and
adults use the traditional JNF
blue box to collect funds for the
planting of trees, thus strengthen-
ing the ties between Israel and the
Diaspora.
When Israelis plant trees at Tu
Bi-Shevat site, they too are par-
ticipating in a most meaningful Tu
Bi-Shevat tradition. And it is most
appropriate that these activities
occur under the auspices of JNF.
JNF, after all, is the agency
whose afforestation and land
reclamation projects have
Jewish Community Asked
To Assist In Statue
of Liberty Restoration
The following letter was rece-
ived by Judith Rosenkranz, presi-
dent of the Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion from Shoshana Card in, presi-
dent of the Council of Jewish Fed-
erations:
"As you undoubtedly know, ef-
forts are underway to restore the
State of Liberty for the celebra-
tion of its Centennial in 1986. Also
being restored is the famous im-
migration intake facility at nearby
Ellis Island. What you may not
know is that these efforts are be-
ing underwritten by a private sec-
tor initiative through a foundation
- State of Liberty, Ellis Island
Foundation which is raising
millions of dollars from the many
ethnic and religious organizations
in the United States, among
others, who are specifically aware
and appreciative of the
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It is especially appropriate for
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migration for our people to par-
ticipate in this effort, since for so
many of our forebearers the
Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island was
their first sight of the goldene
medijiah. Here they sought and
found refuge from oppression.
Just as it is fitting that the
immortal poem by a Jewish
woman, Emma Lazarus, is
engraved on the base of the
Statue of Liberty and expresses
the epitome of its meaning for
millions of Americans, so it is ap-
propriate now for the Jewish com-
munity to make a significant con-
tribution to this special American
effort to restore both the Statue
of Liberty and Ellis Island for the
enjoyment of all our future
generations.
When you see the enclosed par-
tial listing of the responses of
American ethnic and religious
groups, we think you will agree
that the American Jewish com-
munity, which has benefited so
dramatically from American
freedom and opportunity, should
be included in a significant and
visible way in this endeavor."
Individuals or organizations
who wish to participate in this
may do so by sending a check
payable to: Statue of Liberty;
Ellis Island Foundation, c/o Tam-
Ea Jewish Federation, 2808
loratio Street, Tampa, Fla.
33609.
transformed Israel from its
former arid desolation to a coun-
try which is 90 percent self-
sufficient agriculturally and is
known for the lush vegetation of
its hills and forests.
Just as Israelis are aware that
Tu Bi-Shevat symbolizes the
resettlement and regeneration of
the land, they also cannot help but
associate the holiday with the ex-
traordinary accomplishments of
JNF's afforestation program.
This program has resulted in 170
million trees being planted since
1901, and an additional four to
five million planted each year. Af-
forestation, however, has meant
more to Israel's land than just the
aesthetic beauty which trees pro-
vide to JNF forests, parks,
playgrounds, and picnic areas.
Trees have played a major role in
all of JNF's efforts to reclaim the
entire land of Israel.
In the Negev, trees increase ox-
ygen and break the fierce desert
wind velocity, thereby preserving
the soil. In the Galilee, in northern
Israel, trees stand as barriers
against winds that ravage slopes
of their fertile layers of top soil.
The eucalyptus, which absorbs
enormous amounts of water, has
been of great aid in swamp
drainage and making the land fit
for agricultural use. When one
considers it, the benefits of trees
are innumerable, especially to a
small country like Israel, which
needs to make maximum use of its
natural resources. Trees mean
more moisture in the soil, prevent
a rapid run-off of rain water, pro-
vide shade, reinvigorate the soil
and air, help shelter border com-
munities, and provide shelter for
wildlife. In addition, they provide
raw materials for farms and fac-
tories, and offer immigrants,
many of whom work in JNF
forests, their first economic
foothold in their new land.
Strange as it may seem, the
rites of spring will be accelerated
on Jan. 25. All Jews, including
those still shivering under
winter's deep freeze, can take
part this Tu Bi-Shevat in a
spiritual communion with the
forces of rebirth, helping preserve
the land of our heritage for future
generations.
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Jewish Music Season to Highlight Music's Role in Jewish Life-Cycle
NEW YORK "To everything
There is a Season" will be ihe
theme of Jewish Music Season, to
be marked from Jan. 26 to May
14, under the national aegis of the
JWB Jewish Music Council.
According to Leonard Kaplan of
Boston, chairman of the JWB
Jewish Music Council, "We are
holding Jewish Music Season as a
way of highlighting the role of
Jewish life-cycle events. Music has
always been an integral part of
the Jewish experience and of
Jewish educational programming.
It has contributed texture to the
Jewish events which mark our
lives.
"Jewish Music Season will also
open the door to the tremendous
variety of Jewish music used in
Jewish education in synagogues,
Jewish Community Centers and
Schools, and will foster the bonds
of Klal Yisrael."
The 15-by-20 inch poster
heralding Jewish Music Season
was created by New York artist
Karen Leon. Of her creation, the
artist says, "JWB wanted
something that wasn't typical.
Since the theme of Jewish Music
Season is 'To Everything There Is
a Season' and music for the
Jewish life-cycle will be featured, I
saw that this involved building up
Jewish experiences and connec-
ting them one to the other.
Building blocks seemed to be the
ideal way to get the message
across.
"Since we start with our Jewish
children, and naturally move
through all the stages of our
Jewish lives, building blocks are a
'natural' And, of course, building
blocks are colorful"
The theme of Jewish Music
Season runs across a number of
the blocks. Across others, in
Hebrew, are the words for
Bar/Bat Mitzvah, chuppah (wed-
ding canopy) and kaddish. At the
bottom is the phrase, "season of
our lives."
Two full-color Jewish Music
Season posters will be part of the
1986 Jewish Music Kit that will
also include a Resource Guide,
Season* of Our Lives: Jewish
Music for Life-Cycle Occasions by
Cantor Bruce Reuben and Judith
Clurman. Cantor Reuben current-
ly serves Temple Shaaray Tefila in
New York City. His wife Judith
Clurman has conducted, sung in
opera, oratorio, recital, and televi-
sion, and taught at the Juilliard
By Popular Demand
Youth Sports Back At
St. Joseph's Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital is pro-
viding an encore program for
youth sports coaches as requested
by the youth sports community.
"Minimizing Injury in Youth
Sports: A Coach's Clinic" is slated
for Thursday, Feb. 6, 7-9 p.m. in
the North Wing Auditorium at St.
Joseph's Hospital, 3001 W. Buf-
falo Ave.
Last year's sold-out award-
winning clinic will be offered
again, but with added focus on in-
jury prevention and how coaches
should react when players are
injured.
Featured participants in the
clinic include: Buccaneers' Head
Coach Leeman Bennett, Bucs'
tight end Jerry Bell, Bucs' trainer
Jay Snoop and Bucs' physician
Paul Lunseth, MD.
Coach Bennett, whose sons
played in youth soccer leagues,
will discuss what he looks for in a
youth coach. Jerry Bell, who did
not begin football until his junior
year in high school, will describe
how his experience in youth sports
led to his professional success.
Jay Snoop and Dr. Lunseth will
emphasize the importance of pro-
per warm-up, stretch and taping
techniques with Jerry Bell
demonstrating. Dr. Lunseth also
will tell coaches how to respond
when players are injured.
All teams represented will
receive a first aid kit underwritten
by the Bucs. The kit contains the
popular booklet by Elaine Fantle
Shimberg, chairman of the
original clinic. "How to Prevent
Injury in Youth Sports."
The seminar is offered by St
Joseph's Hospital Development
Council as part of the series of
programs produced by the Health
Information committee.
Registration is $2 per person
and seating is limited. Call the
Community Relations Depart-
ment at 870-4330 for information
and to register.
Tampa Jewry Asked to
Respond To 'Bricks
For Colombia' Project
The Jewish community of Col-
ombia has appealed to the Tampa
Jewish Federation through the
Council of Jewish Federations and
the Joint Distribution Committee
for help with their "Bricks for
Colombia" project. This project,
undertaken by the Jews of
Colombia with the encouragement
of their government, will provide
housing for people made homeless
by the volcano that buried the
town of Armero.
Abie Nathan, Israeli
humanitarian and peace activist,
helped develop this proposal with
the Jewish community following a
tour of the devastated area with a
team of Israeli volunteers. The
cost of the project, an estimated
$500,000, is beyond the means of
the small Colombian Jewish com-
munity, and they have turned to
the Jewish communities of North
America and Israel for help.
The "Bricks for Colombia" pro-
ject will consist of a brick factory
located on high ground between
the towns of Lerida and Guayabal,
where the survivors of Armero
will build new homes.
The factory will employ 200 peo-
ple for a period of at least 10 mon-
ths, producing an estimated 5
million bricks. These will be sup-
plied free to the refugees.
The Colombian government has
agreed to transport the bricks to
the building sites, and will provide
roads, foundations, sewage and
electricity.
The Joint Distribution Commit-
tee, as the overseas relief arm of
the American Jewish community,
opened its mailbox for Colombian
relief on Nov. 27, and wil continue
to accept earmarked donations for
"Bricks for Colombia."
Checks marked "Colombian
Relief' or "Bricks for Colombia"
may be sent to the Tampa Jewish
Federation, 2808 Horatio Street,
Tampa. Fla. 33609.
School and Hebrew Union College
School of Sacred Music.
The resource guide includes a
wide selection of music, books,
films and videos cantorial
works, songs from popular
collections, Hassidic tunes, Yid-
dish songs and others. In their in-
troduction, the authors state that
the purpose of the resource guide
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Saving The Russian Jews
By MORRIS B. ABRAM
0 Abram is chairman of the Na-
tional Conference of Soviet
Jewry.
Historian Norton Gilbert of Ox-
ford University, speaking at the
recent National Conference of
Soviet Jewry meeting in
Washington, D.C., pointed out
that we have lost what he describ-
ed as "a Polish Jewish nation."
Still surviving in Eastern Europe
is the Russian Jewish nation but
we are in grave danger of losing
that, too. I believe it is the pur-
pose of the Jewish community,
with our many allies, to be sure
that the Russian Jewish nation is
not lost.
Less than 1,000 were permitted
to emigrate last year and their
numbers are not increasing.
Under this "modern" Gorbachev
regime, Hebrew teachers are
regularly harassed, even im-
prisoned, to prevent the carrying
on and transmission of the Jewish
tradition. This harassment is pur-
poseful, it is deliberate, it is
calculated.
1 am not cheered at all by the
election of Mikhail Gorbachev, a
man who, every time the issue of
human rights of the Soviet Jews is
presented to him, bluntly, flatly,
cruelly says, "that is an internal
Soviet affair."
I don't look for a "magic bullet"
to solve this problem. Some have
advocated the repeal of the
Jackson-Vanik Amendment
(legislation tying favored trade
status for the USSR with increas-
ed emigration of Soviet Jews) as
the solution, the magic bullet. At
the height of emigration in 1979
when 51,000 left Russia, the
Jackson-Vanik Amendment was
in place. I think we made a
mistake in 1979. We could have
asked the President to waive the
Jackson-Vanik Amendment for
one year, under conditions of good
conduct on the part of the Soviets.
But repeal of the Jackson-Vanik
Amendment would be the
equivalent to unilateral
disarmament.
Some say if all of the Jews who
have emigrated or will emigrate
from the Soviet Union go to
Israel, as their visas say, rather
than to Canada and the United
States, that would solve the pro-
blem. I think it is rather unlikely.
There are arguments as to why
the Soviet Union might not want
these emigres to come to the
United States and Canada
because it files in the face of the
doctrine of repatriation. There are
also arguments as to why they
don't want them to go to Israel
because it creates propaganda
material for those in the Arab
world to use against the Soviet
Union.
In any event, it is impossible for
the American Jewish community
only 40 years after the St.
Louis case, that tragic shipload of
refugees from Hitler unable to
find a safe haven to advocate a
change in the refugee laws which
will keep Jews from going where
they wish to go, especially the
United States.
We must look for generalized
solutions rather than a magic
bullet, and there is, in my
judgment, a moment at hand
either of supreme opportunity or
terrible frustration. I happen to
believe it is an opportunity becau-
se I have always felt that the
Soviet Union treated its Jewish
population on the basis of its expe-
dient self-interest.
Soviet self-interest, beginning
in 1917 with the Revolution, was
encompassed in Soviet policy vis-
a-vis the Jews. The purpose was to
amalgamate the Jews, to make
them into a "cookie cutter" type
of standard Soviet, complacent,
compliant and highly productive.
Jews were useful as brain power
and they also gave a human rights
cachet to a brutal regime. How
could they do that? IF you read
the literature in the '20s and '30s,
you will see exultation in the
liberal communities of the West,
particularly among Jews, who
grasped Lenin's aphorism pro-
claiming anti-Semitism "the
socialism of fools." I remember
my father-in-law, 90, rushing to
the Soviet Union with his wife in
the 1930s, to see the country that
had outlawed anti-Semitism. He
came back a sorely disappointed
and disillusioned man, but not
everybody was disillusioned.
In any event, there were good
reasons for the Soviet Union in
the '20s, '30s and '40s, and maybe
in the '50s, to retain its Jewish
population. Those reasons no
longer apply. It's perfectly clear
that unless we cut off contacts or
they are cut off from us, our
Soviet brethren are not going to
be amalgamated. Jews are simply
people who are guilty of that
Soviet charge of being
cosmopolites and a cosmopolite is
not a "cookie cutter" type of
Soviet. Even if the Soviet Union
thought the Jews could be put into
this mold, something happened
when Golda Meir came to Moscow
and there was that wild and ex-
uberant, wonderful Simchat
Torah demonstration in the
streets. Sovietologists knew that
they hadn't succeeded, that
Unique Project Combats Assimilation In Europe, Report
To Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Reveals
assimilation hadn't worked.
The exultation of the Soviet
Jews during the Sue-Day War has
continued ever since .. despite
the fact that Mr. Gorbachev will
lie about it on American televi-
sion. We can document the fact
that 300,000 Jews have not denied
the requests of relatives abroad
join them. In a population of 1.8
million to 3 million Jews, 300,000
souls willing to take that risk
represent an enormous tide of
people who are not satisfied to re-
main in the Soviet Union.
As far as the drain on the brain
power, the Soviet Union no longer
needs it. Today there's not a
single Jew in the Politburo, and I
doubt whether there is any Jew in
the Foreign Service, unless he
pays obeisance to the anti-Zionist
Soviet League.
Jews are no longer an asset in
the propaganda battle. They are
the evidence of the failure of the
Soviet system to practice the
human rights principles to which
it pays pious and hypocritical
tribute.
I am convinced that among the
reasons for retention is the enor-
mous loss of face if the Soviets
should be depopulated of Jews. If
they abandon some of their prin-
ciples with respect to the State of
Israel, they would contribute to its
growth. An additional reason
perhaps can be used to our advan-
tage: the Jews of the Soviet Union
are held as hostages to be redeem-
ed by the United States, which
alone possesses the currency.
Should the United States and the
West pay the price, and as a
Jewish community, should we ask
that any price be paid or only a
limited price?
Suppose it were put to the
Soviet authorities sub-rosa
because the whole business would
be humiliating for them and never
admitted that if they let the
Jews go, the U.S. would get rid of
Star Wars. Is there any doubt that
in that case the Soviets would
even let the Volga Germans and
the Armenians out as well?
NEW YORK "The high rate
of assimilation and intermarriage
is due to the appalling ignorance
and the lack of Jewish education."
This assessment was made by
Rabbi Joseph Grunfeld, director,
Project SEED EUROPE, in a
report to the Memorial Founda-
tion for Jewish Culture, which
provides financial assistance to
the project.
"In order to redress the situa-
tion," Rabbi Grunfeld observes,
"we talk about building new
Jewish schools and try to impress
upon parents the importance of
sending their children to such
schools.
"The sad truth, however, is that
as long as the parents of these
children remain a disinterested
party and are not prepared to
either encourage their children or
set an example for them, all ef-
forts will be in vain.
"It therefore becomes im-
perative to run parallel courses to
re-educate the parents alongside
their children."
Philip M. Klutznick, president of
the Memorial Foundation for
Jewish Culture, says, "Project
SEED EUROPE, based in
England, is the largest Jewish
adult education organization in
Great Britain with 30 centers
from Glasgow in the North to
London and surrounding cities in
the South. More than 800 men and
women are a part of this ui ique
educational program. Participants
learn on a weekly basis with in
dividual tutors who are
knowledgeable lay people in their
^--community."
In his report to the Memorial
Foundation, Rabbi Grunfeld at-
tributes the success of Project
SEED EUROPE to its emphasis
on personalized study.
"SEED, in this country, is
synonymous with one-to-one
study," Rabbi Grunfeld writes.
"People who are interested in this
kind of service know that there is
an organization which specializes
in providing it. We receive cons-
tant requests to open new centers
and we are unable to keep up with
the demand."
The stimulus for developing a
program of adult Jewish educa-
tion was provided by Dr. Jerry
Hochbaum, executive director of
the Memorial Foundation for
Jewish Culture. Rabbi Grunfeld
borrowed an idea from the United
States initiated by Torah
Umesorah whereby students
would devote their summer vaca-
tions to learn with adults in
Jewish communities.
Rabbi Grunfeld expanded the
summer program into a year-
round adult education program by
using what he saw as "an untap-
ped reservoir of knowledgeable
laymen, professionals and
businessmen who have a Jewish
education and are perfectly
capable of imparting their
knowledge to others."
Rabbi Grunfeld, who has suc-
cessfully pioneered Project SEED
EUROPE, received support thr-
ough the Memorial Foundation's
International Community Service
Scholarship Program while he
studied for the rabbinate in
England.
Project SEED EUROPE is one"
of the many innovative programs
fostering Jewish education that
are being encouraged and assisted
by the Memorial Foundation for
Jewish Culture, according to Dr.
Jerry Hochbaum, executive direc-
tor of the Foundation.
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Suppose it was suggested that if
they let the Jewish out, the U.S.
would remove unilaterally the
defense weapons in Western
Europe, the short range missiles.
I think they would also throw in
the Georgians.
But such a price would en-
danger free men everywhere who
depend upon the American shield
to defend the bastions of freedom.
But there are other ways
Jackson-Vanik and its inhibitions
on trade, the Stevenson Amend-
ment and its inhibitions on credit,
matters that can be discussed by
rational people so long as they do
not affect American national
security.
The National Conference on
Soviet Jewry, of which the Anti-
Defamation League is a member,
has made it known, time and time
again in recent months, that there
would be vast support if, step by
step with increased trade, there
were increased emigration. But
we are not in favor of repeal
Before the, Summit meeting in
November, five Jewish leaders
met with President Reagan, We
told him we were not asking for
direct formal linkage between
arms control and human rights in
general and the condition of the
Jews in particular but that they
are inextricably intertwined and
indirectly linked. No agreement
will be carried out, we said, until
Mr. Gorbachev understands that
the American people can trust in
the Soviet word.
There is no doubt that Soviets
are in flagrant violation of their
word given in Helsinki with
respect to emigration and the reu-
nion of families.
The Jewish community must
continuously and vociferously
thunder the truth that peace
depends upon faith in the Soviet
word. That we justifiably have no
faith in it. That the rebuilding of
this faith can occur only when this
most visible example of their
cruelty and their flagrant viola-
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Book Review
Between Washington and Jerusalem
Friday, January 24, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 9
"Between Washington &
Jerusalem;" by Wolf Blitzer; Ox-
ford University Press; 259 Pages;
$15.95
Reviewed by Abraham H. Fox-
man, Associate National Director,
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai
B'rith
In 1948, incredible as it might
seem today, an American govern-
ment refused Israel arms by em-
bargoing sales to the entire Mid-
dle East.
Battling for its very survival,
the fledgling Jewish State was
rescued by arms purchased from a
Soviet satellite, Czechoslovakia.
The situation is far different to-
day. Soviet arms flow in a seem-
ingly ceaseless stream to Israel's
Arab antagonists while being
denied to the Jewish State. On the
other hand, Israel's relations with
the United States, not only
militarily but commercially and
culturally, grow closer and
stronger, despite intermittent
strains, with the passage of the
years.
How did this happen? What
brought about this profound
reversal with all its implications
for the peace of the area and the
world?
In his verv well researched and
documented book, "Between
Washington & Jerusalem," Wolf
Blitzer, the American bureau
chief of the Jerusalem Pott in
Washington, D.C., explains this
"phenomenon" from his special
perspective as an on-the-scene
observer in the nation's capital.
Just published by the Oxford
University Press, the book is sub-
titled "A Reporter's Notebook" to
emphasize its distillation from his
journalistic experience in both
capitals and his intimacy with the
political leaders of both countries.
Nevertheless, the first person
singular is rarely in evidence, as
the author unobtrusively traces
the evolution of the strengthening
relationship between the United
States and Israel with a myriad of
detail, interviews and anecdotes.
In tracing the unique relation-
ship which has developed, i-
nevitably, much of the ground he
covers is familiar terrain, but it is
infused with a reporter's objectivi-
ty and the knowledgeable outlook
of a person born and raised in one
country who has spent many
years in the other and who is
fluent in both Hebrew and
English.
What emerges, therefore, is an
informed analysis of the way peo-
ple function and things work in
both countries the interaction
of presidents and prime ministers,
of the State Department and the
Foreign Office, of members of
Congress and the Knesset and,
perhaps most important of all, the
effect of all this on the American
hinterland where the battle for
the understanding and support of
ordinary Americans is ultimately
waged and decided.
The book is peopled with a cast
of characters that have become
familiar through the headlines of
nearly four decades from Ben-
Gurion to Peres, from Truman to
Reagan who are shown as they
make decisions, communicate
with each other, react to external
and internal pressures and deal,
from their respective positions,
with each other, the Arab coun-
tries, the United Nations and their
own citizens.
According to Blitzer, "a strong
case can be made" that the rela-
tionship resulting from this inter-
raction and the economic, social
and strategic needs and problems
of each benefits both countries
and "is stronger and more vital
than ever before despite some
highly publicized differences b-
etween Washington and
Jerusalem."
Nevertheless, there have been
stressful differences and the im-
plication is clear that despite the
attributes both nations share
faiths tracing their origins to
Judaism, democratic principles,
dedication to freedom the rela-
tionship cannot be taken for
granted as each nation in its own
enlightened self-interest must do
what it thinks best for its own peo-
ple. Dspite this caveat, however,
Blitzer leaves little doubt that the
relationship will withstand such
inevitable challenges and endure
to the benefit of both peoples.
A major reason for such a
deduction is that the relationship
is not just on a high level between
government officials but is one of
depth involving the intermingling
of both administrative and legisla-
tive bureaucracies, strategic
cooperation of both military
organizations, exchanges of in-
telligence between Mossad and
the CIA and Israel's longstanding
association and connections with
America's labor establishment,
various Christian groups and the
black community. Needless to say,
the significance of the American
Jewish community is not
neglected.
As one might expect, the author
gives special attention to the ma-
jor roles played by Kissinger dur-
ing and after the Yom Kippur
War, by Carter in working with
Sadat and Begin for the
cooperative achievement of Camp
David, and brings the reader up to
date with Reagan, whom he
describes as willing to lean on
Israel as in the AWACS con-
troversy despite his gut com-
mitment to its survival and
independence.
Finally, Blitzer believes that
there has been a constant thread
in United States policy toward
Israel which calls for the Jewish
State's preservation but, at the
same time, endeavors to satisfy
what many consider are the
legitimate aspirations of the
Palestinians for some control over
their own destiny.
Until that crucial issue is con-
fronted in the crunch of the face-
to-face negotiations that are now
being talked, it is of the utmost
importance that the Reagan Ad-
ministration position, as quoted
by Blitzer, continues to be an
assurance to Israel "that we will
never see them lose their
qualitative (military) edge to the
point that they're endangered by
anything we do."
Replete with significant and
useful information, as well as little
known facts and human interest
anecdotes, the book also provides
special insights and nuances for
those who have followed the Mid-
dle East conflict closely. For those
who know little about the subject,
it is a comprehensive and detailed
education about the longest war of
our time and America's role in it.
Reagan Wants Solution
Palestinian Problem A High Priority
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
WASHINGTON (JTA)
President Reagan stress-
ed that while the United
States wants to find a solu-
tion to the Palestinian pro-
blem, neither the U.S. nor
Israel will negotiate with
the Palestine Liberation
Organization, led by Yasir
Arafat, as long as it refuses
to recognize Israel's right to
exist.
"You can't ask them (Israel) to
[negotiate with someone who's sit-
ting on the opposite side of the
table saying that they start from
the negotiating position that
Israel doesn't have any right to
exist," Reagan said at his na-
tionally televised press conference
from the East Room of the White
House.
"And this is the main thing,"
he President added. "It's the
eason why we have not felt free
o talk with Arafat either until he
rives up that position." Reagan
ilso reiterated the U.S. position
that the PLO must accept United
Nations Security Council Resolu-
ions 242 and 338.
REAGAN DISCUSSED the
'alestinian situation in response
o a question after he announced
hat he had signed an executive
>rder imposing a total trade ban
n Libya and urging the 1,000 to
,500 Americans still in Libya to
eave immediately or be subject to
?gal penalties.
"By providing material support
0 te,Tor'8t groups which attack
J.S. citizens, Libya has engaged
J armed aggression against the
Inited States under established
nnciples of international law,
it as if he (Libyan leader Moam-
iar Khadafy) had used its own
rmed forces," Reagan said.
But the President refused to say
nether he would use military
>rce against Libya, indicating
hat he was concerned that the
mericans still in Libya were
otential hostages.
The Palestinian issue was raised
"en it was suggested that
alestinians might get rid of
reign occupation by emulating
S.-backed freedom fijrhters in
Afghanistan and the Contras in
Nicaragua.
;THE PEACEFUL way is the
thing we've been trying to pro-
mote," Reagan replied, "the idea
of peace between the Arab states
and Israel. And we have em-
phasized from the very first that
the problem of the Palestinians
must be part of any solution."
But Reagan added that there
are thousands of Palestinians in
almost every Arab country and in
some they are almost a majority.
"And in many of these countries
they are not made citizens," he
said.
Reagan said these Palestinians
"seem to be content with where
they're living, but those that
became refugees, the great
refugee camps that we found in
Lebanon ... are literally people
without a country and we think
there has to be a solution found
for them."
In his opening statement on
Libya, Reagan declared that the
attacks on the El Al counters at
the Rome and Vienna airports
Dec. 27 were carried out by the
Abu Nidal terrorist organization.
VOWING TO bring Abu Nidal
and other terrorists to justice,
Reagan added, "these murderers
could not carry out their crimes
without the sanctuary and sup-
port provided by regimes such as
Col. Khadafy in Libya." He said
the airport attacks are only the
Journalist
Memorialized
JERUSALEM (JTA) An
association of Jewish writers and
journalists was founded here Sun-
day, named after the late political
correspondent of Yediot
Achronot, Arye Zimuki. The new
organization will be chaired by
Prof. Yitzhak Vershavsky, a
member of the World Zionist
Organization Executive. The
meeting decided to publish a book
in the memory of Zimuki.
latest in a series of brutal terrorist
attacks committed with Khadafy's
backing.
Reagan said the U.S. will seek
the cooperation of its European
allies in the trade embargo on
Libya. But he indicated that some
may not agree to go along because
of their economic situation.
The President acknowledged
that there are limits on the
retribution the U.S. can take
against terrorists. But he noted
that during the last year the U.S.,
working with other countries,
aborted 126 terrorist missions. He
would not give any details.
At one point Reagan said
Khadafy was not only a barbarian
"but he's flaky."
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Congregations/Organizations Events

Kol Ami Richard Kanter, Rabbi H. David Rose, Steven Field.
CONGREGATION
KOL AMI
United Synagogue
Convention
Recently, Richard Kanter,
President of Congregation Kol
Ami; Steven Field, immediate
Past-President, and Rabbi H.
David Rose attended the National
Biennial Convention of the United
Synagogue of America. More than
1,500 delegates attended the four
day convention held at The Con-
cord Hotel, Kiamesha Lake, N.Y.
All of the delegates had the oppor-
tunity to attend seminars on such
timely topics as "The Future of
the Jewish Family," "Cults,"
"Singles and Seniors," and
"Youth and Education." In addi-
tion delegates were privileged to
have heard such prominent in-
dividuals as: Shimon Peres, Prime
Minister of Israel; Marshall
Wolke, outgoing-President of
United Synagogue; and in-coming
President of United Synagogue;
Franklin Kreitzer.
Gift for Youth
Congregation Kol Ami's USY
program is the recipient of a most
generous gift from the family of
Max and Sue Zalkin. The purpose
of this $10,000 Endowment Fund,
as stated by Max Zalkin, "is to
provide an eternal fund for our
Jewish teenagers."
The Youth Committee, under
the direction of Michael Stevens,
and the Congregation are most
appreciative of this gift for the
benefit of a regular and secure
stream of income, and the oppor-
tunity to choose the most worthy
means of dispersement for the
youth of Kol Ami.

Kol Ami Aleph
Consecration Service
On Friday, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m.,
the Aleph Class of the Kol Ami
Religious School will be honored.
The children will participate in
Shabbat services and will perform
a program in celebration of their
consecration. This consecration
service celebrates the childrens
learning and progress in their
religious and Hebrew studies. The
entire community is invited to join
in this simcha.
HASHACHAR
YOUNG JUDAEA
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 7:30
p.m., Danny Spiwack, the Direc-
tor of Camp Tel Yehudah, will be
in Tampa to show a presentation
on the camp. Hadassah is the
sponsor of Camp Tel Yehuda and
Young Judaea, the largest Zionist
Youth Movement in America.
Camp Tel Yehuda gives the
camper of high school age the op-
portunity to experience and ex-
plore Jewish life, learning, and
culture in a warm and vital com-
munity atmosphere. Through
creative programs, enthusiastic
Israeli cultural activities, an ac-
tive sports and recreational pro-
gram, and traditional religious
observance, the camper is instilled
with a lasting identification with
Israel, Judaism, and Zionism.
For more information please
come to the rally at the home of
the Schiffman Family, 13927 Pep-
perrell Drive, Tampa. Call Gretta
Schiffman, evenings, 962-7166.
NATIONAL COUNCIL
OF JEWISH WOMEN
Sandy Freedman To Speak
"Women In Politics" will be the
topic of discussion at the next
meeting of the National Council of
Jewish Women. City Council
Chairperson, Sandy Freedman
will be the speaker.
The meeting will take place at
Congregation Kol Ami, 3919
Moran Road at 7:30 p.m. on
Wednesday, Jan. 29.
There will be no charge and
members are encouraged to bring
spouses and friends.
HADASSAH AT NIGHT
Tampa Chapter
Night Group
Hadassah at Night is now a
reality. Please join us and meet
new friends (meet the "night peo-
ple"), on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 8
p.m. at the home of Judy Tawil,
207 S. Sherrill St.
If you are interested, but cannot
attend this meeting, please call so
you may be informed of future
meetings. For more information,
please call Dorothy Skop,
839-0167, or Freda Rosenbaum,
879-3244.
AMEET HADASSAH
The January meeting of the
Ameet chapter of Hadassah will
be held on Jan. 28 at the Fairway
Townhouses Recreation room, at
8 p.m. We are delighted to have as
the guest speaker, Rabbi Kenneth
Berger, who will be moderating a
panel discussion on Conversion. In
honor of Tu B'shvat, Judy Levitt,
JNF chairwoman, will talk about
Hadassah's and JNF's latest pro-
ject. Members will have the oppor-
tunity to add trees to Ameet's
Garden and are urged to bring
their Blue Boxes, full or partially
full. Refreshments will be served.
All are welcome. For directions
amd more information, call Linda
Sterling 968-1127 or Betty Trib-
ble 935-6564.
TAMPA BAY
JEWISH SINGLES
COUNCIL
Singles Participate
in Super Sunday
"To Give Life-Is To Live! This
message will be conveyed by hun-
dreds of volunteers when they
reach out and call their fellow
Jews on Super Sunday, Feb. 2.
Super Sunday is people helping
people. It is the time of year when
Jewish communities nationwide
are united in their efforts to raise
enough funds to meet the needs of
the world-wide Jewish
community.
The Tampa Bay Jewish Singles
Council is oroud to be part of this
collective effort and seeks the in-
volvement of area singles. We are
looking for anyone who will make
phone calls, be runners, tally
pledges, and have fun. People
from every organization will be
participating in this endeavor and
we invite you to join the team.
Those singles interested please
call our Super Sunday coordinator
- Rick Myers at 962-8151.
CONGREGATION
RODEPH SHOLOM
Music Festival
Announces Chairmen
Rodeph Sholom Synagogue hat
announced that the 17th Annual
Jewish Music Festival will be
chaired by Jay Markowitz and
Cantor William Hauben.
They will be ably assisted by
Mrs. William Oster, Ticket Chair-
man, and Mrs. Claire Levin,
Advertising Chairman.
Both Mr. Markowitz and Cantor
Hauben are pleased to announce
that the Guest Artists for the
Festival this year will be Marilyn
Michaels and Ron Eliran. These
two marvelous performers will
entertain for the entire evening
with renditions of both popular
and Hebrew and Jewish Music.
This is an evening not to be
missed. Information pertaining to
tickets may be obtained by calling
the synagogue office at 837-1911.
Mark your calendars now for
March 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Rodeph
Sholom Synagogue.
Be a part of the 17th annual
Jewish music festival.
HADASSAH
Brandon Shalom Chapter
The Brandon Shalom Chaper of
Hadassah met Sunday, Jan. 19 at
the Ramada Inn in Brandon. The
speakers were Leslie Winkelman
of the Anti-Defamation League of
B'nai B'rith and Susan Ronay.
Mrs. Ronay is a survivor of the
Holocaust. She is the mother of
Dr. Gary Ronay, a newcomer to
Brandon. Dr. Ronay is also the
first Associate Member of Bran-
don Shalom Chapter of Hadassah.
Dr. Ronay's wife, JoAnne is a Life
Member of Hadassah. The subject
of the talks were "Being Jewish."
JEWISH
CONGREGATION
SUN CITY CENTER
Annual Meeting
and Election
The Jewish Congregation of
Sun City held its annual meeting
and election of officers on Jan. 8.
Those elected for the 1986-87
years are:
President, Burt Coplan; Vice
President, Selma Pellegrino;
Treasurer/Financial Secretary,
David Margolis; Secretary, Sylvia
Furman; Trustees: Chick Bell,
Joseph Sheff; Ruth Routman,
Past President.
The congregation was privileg-
ed to have Rabbi Emeritus Dr.
Karl Richter conduct Sabbath ser-
vices on Friday evening, Jan. 17,
in keeping with its policy to have a
visiting rabbi once each month.
Ordinarily the services are con-
ducted by lay members of the
congregation.
TAMPA BAY
JEWISH SINGLES
Join the Tampa Bay Jewish
Singles for Shabbat Services on
Friday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. at Tem-
ple Beth El, 400 South Pasadena
Ave., St. Petersburg. This Friday
night is a "Teaching Shabbat
and Rabbi Youuavin will lead a
discussion group following an ab-
breviated service. An oneg for
singles only at the rabbi's home
will follow the program. Maps will
be available at the Temple. For
more information call Cathy,
969-3441.
BLUE STAR CAMPS
Blue Star Camps will hold its
annual Get-To-Gether on Sunday,
Feb. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the
Albert Aronovitz Room at the
Jewish Community Center, 2808
Horatio St. Herman Popkin, camp
owner and director, will present a
video of Blue Star from the 1985
season and answer questions
about any aspect of camp.
Previous campers, parents, and
future campers, as well as pro-
spective staff are invited to at-
tend. Refreshments will be serv-
ed. Please call Elaine Stupp, Tam-
pa Bay Area Representative
259-1223 for additional
information.
Andrew Solomon
Michelle Nannis
BarI Bat Mitzvah
ANDREW SOLOMON
Andrew Martin Solomon, son of
Maxine and Martin Solomon, will
celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Fri-
day, January 24 at 8 p.m., and
Saturday, January 25 at 10 a.m.
at Congregation Rodeph Sholom.
Rabbi Kenneth Berger and Can-
tor William Hauben will officiate.
Andy is a student in the Rodeph
Sholom Religious School and is a
member of Kadima. He is in the
7th Grade at Coleman Junior High
School where he participates in *
the gifted program, the Math
League, and the Debate Club. He
recently participated in the Duke
University Talent Identification
Program and scored high enough
on the Math section of the SAT to
be eligible for a state award. Andy
also plays basketball on the Junior
High team for the Jewish Com-
munity Center and has been a
member of the Palma Ceia Swim
team for the past eight years.
Maxine and Marty Solomon will
host an Oneg Shabbat and Kid-
dush luncheon following the ser-
vices and a dinner Saturday even-
ing for out of-town guests at the
Centre Club. Andy's friends will
join him for a day at Epcot on
Sunday. Shirley Solomon will host
a Shabbat dinner at Palma Ceia
Golf and Country Club.
Special guests will include
grandmothers: Shirley Solomon,
Tampa, and Eleanor Yaffe, New
York: uncle Stephen Yaffe, New
York; aunt Emily Vanderselt,
Media Pennsylvania; and others
from New York, Miami, Chicago,
Norfolk, and Hartford.
MICHELLE NANNIS
Michelle Barbara Nannis,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Nannis, will be called to the Torah
as a Bat Mitzvah Saturday,
January 25 at 9:30 a.m. at Con-
gregation Kol Ami. Rabbi David
Rose and Cantor Sam Isaak will
officiate.
Michelle is a student in the Kil
Ami Hey Religious School Class
and a member of Kadima. She at-
tends 7th Grade at Young Junior
High School.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nannis
will host the Oneg Shabbat follow-
ing the services in honor of the oc-
casion and a reception Saturday
evening at the Rusty Pelican
Restaurant.
Special guests will include
grandparents: Mr. and Mrs.
Milton Kaplan, Tamarac, Florida,
and Mr. and Mrs. Eli Nannis,
Largo, Florida; Mr. Joel Nannis,
Irving, Texas; Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Kaplan and family,
Rockville, Maryland; Mrs. Ruth
Heller, Deerfield Beach, Florida;
Mr. Douglas Graiver, Edgely,
Pennsylvania.
To place a Bar/Bat Mitzvah
announcement in the Jewish
Floridian of Tampa please
have the information,
(typed/double spaced), in the
office, 2808 Horatio Street,
Tampa, Florida 33609, three
weeks prior to the event.
Religious Directory
TEMPLE DAVID
2001 Swarm Avenue 261-4215 Rabbi Samuel Mallinger Service* Friday 8pm
Saturday, 9 a.m. Daily morning and evening minyan. 7:80 a.m.. 5:46 p.m.'
CONGREGATION KOL AMI Comwrvstiv*
3919 Moran Road 962-6388 Rabbi H. David Rom. Cantor Sam Isaak Service.-
Friday. 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
CONGREGATION RODEPH SHOLOM Coaaervativa
2713 Bayshore Boulevard 837-1911 Rabbi Kenneth Berger, hazzan William
Hauben Servicei: Friday. 8 p.m.; Saturday. 10 a.m. Daily: Minyan, 7:15.
CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZBDEK Reform
3303 Swann Avenue 876-2377 Rabbi Frank Sundheim. Rabbi Joan Glaxer Farber
Services: Friday. 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
CONGREGATION BAI8 TEFFILAH Orthodox
3418 Handy Road No. 103 Rabbi Yossi Dubrowski 962-2375 Services Fridav
evening 7 p.m.; Saturday morning 9:30 a.m.
CHABAD HOUSE JEWISH STUDENT CENTER
10222 Pawnee Avenue Student Representative Jay Pepose 986-6391 Ex-
ecute Director Rabbi Yoa Dubrowski 962-2375 FridajTevening services 7:30
B'NAI B'RITH HILLEL FOUNDATION
rnS^l ei"e' F F^f^^T J CK*PU\PhD" DireCtor 50U Pttrid Ct- N- 72. Tampa,
Florida 33617 (Village Square Apts.). 988-7076 Shabbat Service. 7:30 p.m. slm
day Bagel Brunches, 12 noon.
JEWISH CONGREGATION OF SUN CITY CENTER
634-9162, United Community Church. 1501 La Jolla Street. Sun City Center. Ser-
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Temple Mount Violence

Police Appoint Special Inquiry Committee
By DAVID LANDAU
And GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA)
The Jerusalem police
have appointed a special
panel to investigate the
clash on the Temple Mount
between members of the
Knesset's Interior Commit-
tee and an angry Moslem
crowd that allegedly
threatened their lives.
The police safely evacuated
the MKs. But the latter, mostly
rightwingers, insist the police
should have taken tough measures
to curb the mob instead of moun-
ting a rescue operation. Commit-
tee chairman Dov Shilansky
(Likud-Herut), said that he would
refuse to testify before the police
investigators because he thought
the police action itself should be
investigated.
THE TEMPLE Mount, site of
the Al-Aksa mosque and Dome of
the Rock (Mosque of Omar) is the

Noncurricular Religious Activity
Fires First Conflict in Milwaukee
By ANDY MUCHIN
MILWAUKEE (JTA)
The first known local con-
flict over noncurricular
religious activity in a public
secondary school has ended
with all sides apparently
satisfied.
It all began last September,
when a Jewish woman in subur-
ban Mequon, Wise., complained to
the principal of Homestead High
School therfe tftat a group of Chris-
tian students studying Bible at the
school after classes ended was in
violation of the Equal Access Act
of 1984.
The Act mandates that a public
secondary school must either per-
mit all noncurriculum-related stu-
dent groups including religious
ones to meet in the school dur-
ing "noncurricular time" and
under certain conditions, or pro-
hibit all such meetings.
THE GROUP, Christians in Ac-
tion (CIA), claims a membership
of 20-30 students with a faculty
adviser. It has met weekly since
September, 1984 to study the
New Testament and hear Chris-
tian music and guest speakers. It
will continue to meet as long as it
adheres to the interpretation to
Equal Access agreed to verbally
last month by the Milwaukee
Jewish Council and the Mequon-
Thiensville School District presi-
dent, David Hase.
This agreement followed a
series of meetings involving
school administrators, Council of-
ficials, group adviser Jerre Allen,
and the woman who complained,
the interpretation agreed to, ac-
cording to Mark Kohlenberg of
the Council, is:
That the group no longer be
listed in the school's yearbook.
The listing implies group affilia-
tion with the school. Hase said the
listing in last year's yearbook
"slipped through the cracks."
That announcement of group
meetings be omitted from the stu-
dent newspaper. Again, this im-
plies affiliation with the school.
Moreover, the student newspaper,
The Spectrum, published a brief
feature article about the CIA last
November 8. The school principal,
Dr. John Box, said he has in-
structed the advisers of both
publications to omit information
about the CIA.
That the faculty adviser serve
only in a custodial role. Adviser
Allen said that he only watches
student activities because "the
school wants an adult present at
every club activity" and that the
students asked him to do so. Ac-
cording to Box and Hase, Allen
now understands his role.
That outside speakers not be
used regularly, nor proselytize.
Hase said it would be safest not to
invite outside speakers at all. Box
said none would be invited. Allen
said he agreed only that clerics
would not be invited.
That no retribution, formal or
informal, be made against the
woman who complained or her
family.
Hase said Box would enforce
the agreement. "I've checked
since (the agreement) and I'll
check again," Box said. Allen said
the students, "feel very strongly
about staying within the law."
Indeed, Box said he never
thought the CIA was in violation
of the law or intended to be. "It's
a matter of how you want to inter-
pret the language,' he said.
Regardless, he said he was willing
to accept the new, "more conser-
vative" course.
third holiest site in the Islamic
faith. It is accessible to all visitors
but only Moslems are permitted to
worship there, a situation that
wrankles ultra-nationalist
Israelis.
While the Interior Committee
says it was on legitimate business
to investigate complaints that
the Moslem religious authorities
allowed illegal construction it
was accompanied by three
hardliners who have long demand-
ed an end to the special privileges
given Moslems there.
These were Tehiya Party MKs
Yuval Neeman and Geula Cohen,
who are not members of the In-
terior Committee, and nationalist
activist Gershom Salomon who
has frequently led groups of Jews
in attempt to hold prayer services
on the Temple Mount.
OFFICIALS OF the Waqf, the
Moslem religious council in charge
of the holy sites, said the presence
of well-known agitators for
Jewish religious rights on the
Temple Mount was a provocation.
For that reason, the Muezzin (the
Moslem crier who calls the hours
of prayer) summoned the faithful
over the public address system to
"defend" their shrines.
Shilansky said that Neeman,
Cohen and Salomon had every
right to be present, as well as the
reporters and television crews in-
vited to accompany the committee
members. He demanded that the
Muezzin be arrested and charged
with incitement.
While the Knesseters claim they
were attacked without provoca-
tion, the Moslem Supreme Council
claims the MKs deliberately
violated the ban on cameras at the
holy site. This is one of the mat-
ters the police investigators will
look into.
THE PANEL is headed by Ami
Fleissig, chief of investigations at
Jerusalem police headquarters.
Cohen has refused to cooperate
with him on grounds that a police
officer cannot investigate his
superior.
The MKs' quarrel is with
Jerusalem Police Chief Haim
Albaldes who ordered his men to
evacuate the threatened
legislators. There is reportedly a
move afoot in the Knesset to de-
mand that the State Attorney
General investigate the incident,
not the police.
Frayed tempers were hardly
eased by another incident
resulting in the arrest of three
ultranationalist Jews. The three
clashed with Moslem guards on
the Temple Mount when they at-
tempted to raise an Israeli flag on
the site and sang Hatikva, the na-
tional anthem. They claimed they
represented Tehiya, But Neeman,
leader of the rightwing party,
denied prior knowledge of their
escapade.
Another prominent hardliner,
Minister of Commerce and In-
dustry Ariel Sharon of Likud,
visited the Temple Mount, after
first coordinating with the police.
There was no incident. Sharon
stated that the site should be free-
ly accessible to both Moslems and
Jews for prayers.
THE QUESTION of Jewish
prayer is complicated. The
government has banned it for
political reasons ever since the
Temple Mount was seized by
Israel in the 1967 war.
Orthodox Jews are forbidden
for halachic reasons from praying
at the site because of the presence
of Islamic shrines. For that
reason, Orthodox members of the
Interior Committee did not ac-
company Shilansky to the Temple
Mount, nor did most Labor MKs
for political reasons.
Shilansky vowed to return but
was forced to abandon his plans
under pressure from colleagues
after Knesset Speaker Shlomo
Hillel firmly ruled it out.
Meanwhile, police and border
police are maintaining a high pro-
file presence at the site to
forestall further incidents.
Obituaries
WALKER
Henry. 46. of Tamp*, died Thursday.
January 2 of natural causes. A native of
Tampa, he was a member of Congregation
Rodeph Sholom and is survived by his
father. Sol Walker, of Tampa; two sons,
Gregory and Jeffrey Walker; daughter,
Michelle Walker, all of Atlanta, and two
sisters, Deborah Ann and Cynthia Beth
Walker, of Tampa. Contributions may be
made to the American Cancer Society or to
the Congregation Rodeph Sholom memorial
fund.
BOKOR
Milton J.. 70, of Tampa, died Saturday.
January 4. He had lived in the Bay area 65
years, where he was a retired executive gar
ment manufacturer with Sunstate Sport-
swear Inc. and was an Army veteran of
World War II. He was a member of Con-
gregation Rodeph Sholom. Survivors in-
clude his wife, Esther; son and daugher-in
law, Ronald and Nancy Bokor, of denview,
III., son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and
Joanne Bokor. of Clearwater; three grand-
sons, Andrew and Jeremy, of Glenview, III.
and Brian of Clearwater, his mother, Mrs.
Rose Bokor, of Tampa and two sifters,
Gloria Rensen, of Torrence, Calif, and Bar-
bara Savader. of Pembroke Pines. FL. Con-
tributions may be made to the Tampa Bay
On.-nl.igy Group ->r the American Cancer
Society.
KAHN
Helen C, 83, of Clearwater Beach, died Fri-
day, January 3. A native of Boston. Mass..
Mrs. Kahn moved to the Bay area 19 years
ago from New York. She was a retired high
school teacher and a member of Congrega
tion Schaarai Zedek. She is survived by a
son. Stephen, of Tampa and sister, Lillian
( owen. of New York. Donations be made to
Hospice Care, Inc., 3400 70th Ave.. North
Pinellas Park, FL 33665.
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Tu-Bishvat
The New Year of Trees
Sunday, January 26,
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AtKolAmi
A Holiday Program of
Tha Tampa Jewish Community
"And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all
manner of trees... "(Lav. 19:23)
Oar forefathers regarded the month of Shvat, the fifth month of the
Jewish calendar, as the month beginning the new year for trees Rosh
Hashemi Lailanot.
Tu-BiShvat is one of the four "New Year" days recorded in the Talmud
(Sacred Book of Jewish Law and Teachings). The others are: The first
of Tashri, the first month of the Jewish Calendar, observed today as
Rosh Hashana (The Jewish New Year Day); the first of Iyar. the eighth
month, from which data the reigns of the Kings of Israel were
recorded; and the first of Elul, the twelfth month, used to celebrate the
tithing of cattle.
You are cordially Invltad to toko port In our Tu-Blohvat Community
Calibration to OO hatd on Jon. H ot Congregation Kol Ami (JCC
North) at 11:90 p.m.
PROGRAM: 'Greetings Plant Bazaar
Planting Presentations 'Lunch
Coordinated by tha Jewish Community Canter, Betar Youth Movement and the Jewish
National Fund with the cooperatlonot Kol Ami, Rodeph Sholom end Scnaaral Zedek
congregation* and HUM School.
YOUTH
FITNESS DAY
A special day for children in
grades K-6! Push-ups, chin-ups,
hand-eye coordination, agility,
and just fun-for-fitness are what
this day is all about. Ribbons and
awards. Come on down to show-
off! Sunday, Feb. 16, 1-8 p.m.
Members $3, non-members $4.50.
CAMP BLUE STAR
HOLDS GET-TOGETHER
Blue Star Camp is holding a get-
together on Sunday, Feb. 9, 7-9
pro.., at the Albert Aronovitz
Room of the Jewish Community
Center. Join us for this infor-
mative meeting to introduce the
camp, and bring a friend!
SCHOOL HOLIDAY
PROGRAM
All day (day care 7:30-9 a.m.
and 2-6 p.m.) school holiday pro-
gramming is being planned for
Feb. 7. There will be a field trip
from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and day care
before and after. Call Tami.
Also, watch this page for infor-
mation concerning the JCC's
special Spring Break program!
FEBRUARY
SUNDAY FUNDAY
HAYRIDE
The JCC's special Sunday Fun-
day program for February pro-
mises to be lots of fun for
everyone! It's an old-fashioned
hayride, and ice cream will be
served, too. All children in grades
K-6 are welcome to join us on Sun-
day, Feb. 9, 2-4 p.m. Please pre-
register. 872-4461.
TWEEN/TEEN
TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Starting Sunday, Feb. 2 (cut-off
date for registration is Jan. 29),
the JCC will be holding the Boys
Tween Winter Classic Tennis
Tournament for grades 7, 8, and
9. Call Bill for further details.
STILL ROOM
ON SKI TRIP
TO SUGAR MOUNTAIN
An exciting ski trip is being
planned for grades 9-12 from Feb.
6 through 9. Since there is a holi-
day on Feb. 7, we are going to
leave Tampa Friday morning,
Feb. 7, for Sugar Mountain, N.C.
and return on Monday, Feb. 10.
This package includes transpor-
tation, lodging, food, ski equip-
ment rental, lift tickets, and one
group lesson all for only $260!
Please contact Tami at the Center
if you are interested in what pro-
mises to be a sensational trip.
BASKETBALL
SCHEDULES
Junior High
Jan. 28 vs. Seminole Pres. 6:30
(H)
Feb. 4 vs. Riverhills 6:00 (H)
Feb. 11 vs. Tampa Christian
6:30 (H)
Tournaments
Jan. 25 and 26 vs. Savannah
Georgia JCC (HOME)
Feb. 15 and 16 vs. N. Miami
Beach JCC (AWAY)
Senior High
Jan. 23 vs. Tampa Catholic
(JV) 7:30 (H)
Jan. 30 vs. Pathway 8:00 (H)
Feb. 4 vs. Riverhilla 7:30 (A)
Feb. 11 vs. Tampa Tech (JV)
7:30 (H)
Tournaments
Jan. 25-26 Savannah Georgia
JCC(H)
Feb. 15-16 N. Miami Beach JCC
(A)
ADULTS
DID YOU KNOW????
That the Jewish Community
Center offers a great ballet class
for adults (as well as children)?
The adult class meets at 9 a.m.
until 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday
and Thursday.
The class is for beginners, but it
covers all the classical ballet steps
explained and demonstrated in a
very basic way .. anyone can
learn to dance with this technique
taught by Ms. Lucrecia Trucker
who has had more than 22 years
experience teaching ballet.
This ballet class is a fantastic
and "complete" workout.
(Medical journals written various
articles proving that ballet is the
most complete excercise com-
pared to aerobics, jazz, running or
swimming.
The classes are small and cater
to your own personal level. So...
come and join us and start danc-
ing and working out with us, not
only will you feel great, you will
look great...
For further information call the
JCC at 872-4451.
ATTENTION,
COLLEGE STUDENTS!
CAMP POSITIONS
AVAILABLE
Looking for a fun summer?
We are now accepting ap-
plications for summer camp
counselors and specialists in
music, drama, arts, sports,
and Judaic studies. Please
contact Cece at 872-4451.
FAMILY
SENIORS
SENIORS
TRAVEL CLUB
JOURNEYS TO ORLANDO
Sunday, Feb. 9
1. Sumptuous welcome buffet
brunch at Royal Plaza Hotel
2. Afternoon of leisure shopping
at Walt Disney Village
8. Check-in at Holiday Inn, In-
ternational Drive ... rest and
relax
Hava Nagila (Lot's Bo Joyous)
COME CELEBRATE
JEWISH MUSIC SEASON
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Jewish Community Center
PHONE 872-4451 2808 HORATIO TAMPA FLORIDA 33009
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 23rd
Admission:
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Non-members $1
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ADULTS
BOWLING LEAGUE
The JCC would like to place an
Adult Bowling Team on a local
bowling league. If any members of
the JCC are interested, please
contact BUI in the PE department.
ISRAELI'S
GO FOR TWO
A group of Israelis got together
for a Chanukah party and had
such an enjoyable time that
they've decided to do it again! The
date will be Feb. 8. If you missed
the first party, don't miss this
the food and conversation was an
unbeatable combination. There
were people that have lived here
for 20 years, and some for only a
month a wonderful combination
of people from all walks of life.
Call the center if you are coming.
ADULTS/
SENIORS
ATTENTION
NEW YORKERS
AND JERSEYITES!
If you are from New York or
New Jersey (we all know that
there is no such thing as a native
Floridian), then join us for a reu-
nion! Meet people you've never
seen before and reacquaint
yourself with old friends. It's
always fun to reminisce about old
times and familiar places.
The party will be on March 15 at
8 p.m. We know there's a lot of
Buffalo and Syracuse out there.
Also NYC and "The Island." Who
else? Fess-up and volunteer to be
on the committee. Let's hear from
all ot you!
ANTIQUE CLUB
A once-a-month get together
(every second Wednesday of the
month). Learn about the history
of antiques, tips on buying, selling
and appraisals. With Angela
Allenberg, licensed appraiser and
antique expert. Monthly charge:
$2. Time: 10-11:30 a.m. Coffee
served.
GO WITH A WINNER:
THRILLERS
BASKETBALL
Join us for cocktails and hors
d'oeuvres at J.J. Winberie's. Then
on to the Thrillers basketball
game at the University of
Tampa's Spartan Gym. Thursday,
Feb. 13. Cost per person: $10.
Contact the Center for reserva-
tions. Get a group together!
4. Evening at Mardi Gras: mint
julep followed by 4-course Loui-
siana dinner, ending with interna-
tional cabaret
Moaday, Feb. 10
1. Buffet breakfast at your
hotel
2. Explore EPCOT
8. Dinner on your own
4. Cultural evening of Jewish
humor and song
5. Get acquainted social with
refreshments following show
Tuesday, Feb. 11
1. Fabulous buffet breakfast at
your hotel
2. Explore Sea World
3. Fabulous luncheon concludes
this wonderful happening
COST: Includes Transportation
2 in a room: $160 members,
$173 non-members
1 in a room: $200 members,
$216 non-members
3 in a room: $148 members,
$160 non-members
SEWING CLASSES
The JCC's senior Sewing
Classes began meeting again on
Jan. 22, and will run through
June. Enrollment is limited, so be
sure to sign-up to reserve your
spot. Class meets Wednesday, 1-4
p.m.
NEWSPAPER
RECYCLING
PROJECT
The JCC is recycling old
newspapers as a major fundrais-
ing project for the Senior Pro-
gram to compensate for the re-
cent loss of federal funding. The
collection bin is located on the
grass next to the garbage dump-
ster, near the DeLeon Street
parking lot. One full dumpster
nets the Senior Program
$180-$200! Please bring
newspapera only (no phone
books, magazines, computer
print-out paper, etc.), fold them,
and leave them in grocery bags at
the dumpster on Monday,
Wednesday, or Friday, between 9
a.m. and noon. We are also in
need of stacking volunteers. Give
Judy London a call at the Center if
you can help us out.
NEW YEAR'S
RESOLUTION:
EXERCISE IN 1980!
Start the new year off right.
Keep your body toned and those
extra inches off! Plan to sign-up
for our Young at Heart exercise
classes with:
Jan. 26 Tu B'Shevat
Celebration
Jan. 27 Nutrition and
You; Young at Heart
Exercise
Jan. 29 Nutrition and
You; Senior Sewing Class;
Young at Heart Exercise
Feb. 1 and 2 Savannah
JCC Basketball Game
Feb. 2 Boys Tween Ten-
nis Tournament
Feb. 3 Young at Heart
Exercise
FEb. 5 Senior Sewing
Class; Young at Heart
Exercise
Feb. 6-9 Sugar Mountain
Ski Trip
Feb. 7 School Holiday
Program
Feb. 8 Israel Reunion
Feb. 9 Blue Star Camp
Get Together; Sunday Fun-
day Hayride
Feb. 9-11 Travel Club to
Orlando
Feb. 13 Thrillers
Basketball
Feb. 16 Fitness Day
Feb. 23 Jewish Music
Season Program
March J5 New York/New
Jersey Reunion
Simple stretches and light
aerobics, especially designed for
senior adults.
Supervised use of special exer-
cise equipment; Bill Suskauer,
instructor.
Join us on Mondays and
Wednesdays, 9-10 a,m.
Classes are FREE to members,
$10/month for non-members.
NEEDED:
PART-TIME
YOUTH WORKER
2-6 P.M.
PRESCHOOL
DAY CARE
CALL CECE
AT THE CENTER
PLEASE GIVE!
NEW KILN NEEDED
Donations are now being ac-
cepted toward the purchase of a
aew kiln for the oat of oar
senior and summer camp crafts
programs. The one we have is
way beyond repair. Betty Oslin
sad Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Waldbart have already made
donations. Contact the JCC if
you can help aa.
EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITY
Receptionist-Secretary. Busy
Front Desk. Meet and greet
the public. Good typing skills,
5 days a week 8-4:30. Paid
Hospitalization and Vaca-
tions. Call for appointment.
Jewish Community Center
872-4451.
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ENDOWMENT FUND
Building Endowment Fund
Esther and Julius Tobin
Memory of Henry Walker
Lee Tobin ia Memory of Henry
Walker
Lee Tobin in Honor of Howard
Greenberg being named "Realtor
of the Year"


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