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Kaufmann and Kessler Lead
Lion of Judah Division
Frank Named Major Gifts
Chairman, Rudolph To Co-Chair
Myer "Mickey" Frank has been
appointed chairman of the Major
Gifts Division of the 1987 Tampa
Jewish Federation/United Jewish
Appeal Campaign, according to
Walter H. Kessler, 1987 Cam-
paign Chairman. Ronald J.
Rudolph has been named as the
co-chairman, Kessler reported.
"We are very pleased to have
Continued on Page 2
Ellen Stern and Aida
Weissman, 1987 Women's Divi-
sion Campaign Co-chairmen, have
announced the appointment of Lili
Kaufmann and Leonore Kessler to
co-chair the 1987 Lion of Judah
This Division is for women who
make a yearly commitment of
$5,000 and above to the Women's
Division Campaign. "We are ex-
tremely pleased to have the exper-
tise of these two women who have
been active in key leadership posi-
tions in previous years. Both
Kaufmann and Kessler are
dedicated and energetic. Their
talents will greatly benefit our
community," stated Stern and
Lili Kaufmann is a past presi-
dent of the Women's Division, a
past Women's Division Campaign
chairwoman and has participated
on numerous committees. She
also served on the Council of
North Branch JCC Dedication Nov. 16
The Jewish Community Center
is proud to announce the opening
of the North Branch facility. This
building located on Moran Road
makes many years of hard work,
time, and effort in making this
dream a reality. With thanks to
the long-range Planning Commit-
tee and the Building Committee,
this new Jewish Community
Center can now service the many
Jewish families living in and
around North Tampa.
What an exciting time this is for
the Jewish Community. This is the
first time in 26 years that we have
a new building and it corresponds
with the 80th anniversary of the
Jewish Community Center. It cer-
tainly is a time to celebrate! And
celebrate we will...
On Sunday, Nov. 16 from 1-4
p.m. the Jewish Community
Center will host a gala celebration
and dedication at the new
building. The afternoon will be a
chance for everyone in the com-
munity to see what the new
Center can offer every family.
For the preschoolers, there will
be arts and crafts activities and in-
formation about our number one
preschool. Our grade school
children can see and participate in
Hillel School 'Gift
of Gold' Nov. 22
Each year the Parents' Associa-
tion of the Hillel School of Tampa
conducts its major fund-raising
project, "The Gift of Gold." This
annual event has continued to pro-
vide essential support for educa-
tional programs for the students
of Tampa's Jewish day school.
Traditionally, the school's parents
and friends mark the successful
culmination of this project with a
festive celebration each autumn.
On Nov. 22 the Parents'
Association will sponsor the Gift
of Gold Country-Western Hoe
Down at 7:80 p.m. at the Tampa
Airport Marriott Hotel. There will
be a Kosher chuckwagon buffet,
square-dancing led by a profes-
sional caller, and the awarding of
many special gifts. All interested
members of the community are
welcome to get into the western
spirit, and dress up to join in the
Co-chairmen Laurie Hanan and
Jan Wuliger have expressed their
appreciation for the community's
long-time participation in the Gift
of Gold. "People always say that
education is worth its weight in
gold. The support that we receive
trom our donors truly strengthens
the education we are able to pro-
vide to our students," Laurie said.
Gift of Gold tickets are available
from Hillel School parents, board
members, and the school office,
for a donation of $100. Fractional
shares are also available. The
school office will provide addi-
tional information, 875-8287.
Dinner reservations at $18 per
person can be made by calling
879-9723 or 831-8711.
sample activities from our second
home program and enrichment
programs such as ballet, Boy
Scouts, and Karate, to name a
few. There will be fun events for
Tweens and Teens, too.
Another important reason to be
at the new Center on the 16th is
our Annual Jewish Book and
Chanukah Crafts Fair. There'll be
lots to choose from to add to your
Remember how great your JCC
summer camp 1986 was? Come
and enjoy reminiscing at the camp
reunion during the open house.
Let's start planning the summer
of 1987 with all your old camp
The JCC PE Department will
also have outdoor track and field
Work-Out America will be on
hand to tell and demonstrate the
great program that they have set
up in conjunction with the Jewish
At 2 p.m. the dedication
ceremonies will take place. Tampa
political dignitaries as well as all
our Tampa Rabbis will be on hand
to dedicate our new facility.
So come on out, y'all, for a good
old fashioned Southern welcome
to the newest kid in town the
North Branch Jewish Community
Center at 3919 Moran Road, Nov.
16 from 1-4 p.m.
Art Display and Sale To Be Held
At JCC North Branch On Nov. 16
Framed silk screen works of art
by artist Shirley Zwang will be
displayed on Sunday, Nov. 16 at
the North Branch JCC in conjunc-
tion with the dedication celebra-
tions. Ms. Zwang is known for her
sculptures, has designed silk
screened Ketubah and Bar/Bat
Mitzvah certificates which have
been featured by the National
Federation of Sisterhoods and at
the Yeahiva University Museum
in their exhibition on Jewish mar-
riages. She is an exhibiting
member of the Artist and Ar-
chitects commission of the
WAHC. In addition to being in
shows and in museums her work is
also in many private colW .as.
Several other artists including
Elogi will also be displayed. Prices
will range from $100.
Jewish Federations Board and
National Leadership Development
Kaufmann currently serves on
the UJA Women's Division
Florida Regional Cabinet and the
UJA National Women's Division
Board, the Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion Women's Division Board, The
TJF Women's Division Campaign
Cabinet and the Board of Direc-
tors of the Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion. She is married to Dr. Barry
Kaufmann and they have two
sons; David and Peter.
Leonore (Lee) Kessler has serv-
ed two terms as a co-chairman of
the Diamond Division. She has
served in the past and is currently
serving on the Women's Division
Campaign Cabinet and the
Women's Division Board.
Kessler is presently a member
of the Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood,
Hadssath, and is on the Board of
the Tampa Chapter of the Na-
tional Council of Jewish Women
of which she is a past President.
She is married to Walter
Kessler, the 1987 Tampa Jewish
Federation/United Jewish Appeal
Campaign Chairman. They have
three children; Susan, Lawrence
Archaeological Exhibit Featured
At Federation Major Gifts Event
On Wednesday evening, Nov. 19
at the Tampa Museum of Art, the
Major Gifts Division ($5,000 and
over) of the Tampa Jewish
Federation will have the oppor-
tunity to view a private showing
of the exhibit "Crossroads of the
Ancient World: Israel's Ar-
chaeological Heritage." The ex-
hibit contains over 200 pieces
assembled from the National
Maritime Museum of Haifa and
the Haifa Museum of Ancient Art.
The evening will begin with
champagne and hors d'oeuvres at
7 p.m. followed by a lecture and
guided tour with Professor
William Murray, an archaeologist
from the University of South
Florida, according to Greg and
Maria Waksman, chairmen of the
Major Gifts event. Myer "Mickey"
Frank is chairman of the Federa-
tion Major Gifts Division.
Following the escorted tour the
group will hear from Professor
Gerald M. Meister the Director of
Continued on Page 2
Prof. Gerald M. Meister
rage Z The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, November 14, 1986
fiy Amy Scherzer
New President. We were delighted to learn that Leonard H.
Gilbert was elected president of the Board of Trustees for
1986-87 at the Tampa Museum of Art. His term began Oct. 1.
Trustees serving with him include Trudy Barkin, Joe Abrahams.
Maureen Conn, Jeff Davidson, Maurice Garrett, Louise
Kotler, Leslie Osterweil and Jerry Schine. Counselors serving
in an advisory capacity for 1986-87 include Cecile Essrig, Julia
Flom, Robert Franiblau, Carol Schwartz Funk, Elaine
Newman, Arline Verkauf. Evelyn Walborsky, and many, many
other dedicated citizens.
Student News. We have some really terrific kids to tell you
about this week:
Paul Rothenberg, son of Fred and Mary Sue Rothenberg, was
named a 1987 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. He is a
senior at Plant High School.
Scott Grossman, a 6th grader and son of Lii and Woody
Grossman, was named a classroom representative to the Student
Council of St. Mary's Episcopal Day School.
Robin Linsky, daughter of Karen and Michael Linaky, won an
essay contest last month, sponsored by the University of South
Florida College of Business Administration. For her winning
topic of "A Student Celebration of the American Economic Ex-
perience," Robin received $600. On Oct. 27, General Motors
president James McDonald, and USF President John Lott
Brown, presented her and her teacher with a plaque at an awards
banquet that her proud family attended. Robin is in the 5th grade
at Dale Mabry Elementary School and won the contest in the
elementary school division. There was a winner in the junior high,
and one in the senior high divisions.
Mazol tov to you all!
Reaching goals. On Sunday, when the North End Center of
the Jewish Community Center is dedicated, the long-range plann-
ing committee will have achieved their major goal: the first new
Jewish Community Center in 26 years. Now ready to serve the
many Jewish families living in and around North Tampa, the
building will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. for tours and fun, including
the annual Jewish Book and Crafts Fair, announced the dedica-
tion committee members Karen Berger, Patti Kalish and
The building committee has worked hard to make the new
facility a reality, special thanks go to chairman Barry Karpav.
Jack Roth, Leah Davidson, Sandy Solomon, Mark Rosenthal.
Sarah Cohen, Lee Tobin, and JCC Executive Director Martv
Fun and Games. There's still time to buy your tickets for
tomorrow night. It's Schaarai Zedek's 2nd" Annual Game
Night. starting at 8 p.m. at the Ashley Plaza Hotel. Chairman
Vicki Paul and Karen Bentley and their terrific committee in-
cluding Lukie Brown, Toby Kleinman, Janice Brenner, Renee
Deutch, Teresa Oncher and Eileen Waltuch.
Also helping to plan the evening of games, jukebox and dan-
cing and a sumptuous late night breakfast are Sisterhood
President Leslie Aidman, Jane Sergay (invitations), Susan
Robinson (decorations), Gail Pershes, Ann Levi, Marilyn Burke
and Deborah Garber.
Sounds like a lot of fun ... call 961-6825 or 962-1144 for more
Welcome Diane Rossman and her family. Just about eight
weeks ago, Diane, her mother Elaine Morelli and 16-yer-old
daughter Danielle moved here from New Jersey. They're eager
to explore the Tampa Bay area and discover why we claim to be
the Next Great American City. They'd like to hear from any clubs
or organizations that need active new members. They'd love to
make new friends; you can get in touch with them at 968-6374.
Hey Gang, send your news and notes to me at The Jewish Flori-
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Tampa Jewish Federation is seeking a full
Duties include answering telephone, light
typing, filing, general office work.
Call 875-1618 to arrange for appointment.
Pictured above are some of the Tampa Jewish
Federation Major Gifts Division workers who
met recently to organize for the 1987 cam-
paign: Left to right are: Bruce Silverman;
Jack Roth: Ron Rudolph, Co-chairman;
Mickey Frank, chairman; Sanford Mahr,
campaign Vice Chairman; George Karpay;
and Walter Kessler, General Campaign
Frank Named Major Gifts Chairman
Continued from Page 1
Mickey and Ron leading our Major
Gifts Division. They have both
held responsible positions in our
community and shown their
dedication and commitment to
Jewish causes," Kessler stated.
Frank currently serves as a
member of the Tampa Jewish
Federation Board of Directors,
has served as chairman of the
Federation Cash Committee, and
has held numerous campaign posi-
tions over many years. He was the
co-chairman of Major Gifts last
year. He is a former Vice Presi-
dent of the Jewish Community
Center and a past president of
Schaarai Zedek Men's Club.
As Treasurer of the Tampa
Jewish Federation, Ronald
Rudolph serves as a member of
the Federation Executive Com-
mittee and the Board of Directors.
He is currently president of the
Mary Walker Apartments Board
and Directors. Ron and his family
moved to Tampa in 1979 from
Syracuse, N.Y. where he was in-
volved in their Young Leadership
program. He has served as a
member of the Board of United
Way in Tampa and on their
Israeli Archaeological Exhibit
Continued from Page 1
the Institute for Inter-Religious
Studies at Bar-Ilan University. In
addition, Professor Meister is the
director of the Ramapo Institute,
a research center specializing in
international relations, strategic
studies, and political theology.
The Institute is located in
Rockland County, New York.
Meister is also a member of the
faculties of several Roman
Catholic and Anglican seminaries
where he lectures on comparative
Judeo-Christian theology. His
special concerns are the areas of
medical ethics and human subjects
in medical research.
Reservations can be made by
calling the Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion office at 875-1618. The cost is
$18 per person.
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Friday, November 14, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 3
1986The Year To Make The Most of Your Charitable Deductions
When one contributes cash or
property to charitable organiza-
tions, it makes sense to arrange
the donations in such a way as to
save the most taxes. This year af-
fords taxpayers with a unique op-
portunity to maximize tax sav-
ings. Although the tax reform act
passed by Congress will not affect
most of the current rules on
charitable contributions, the
lowering of the rates will certainly
reduce the value of deductions in
future years. Thus, taxpayers can
benefit from making gifts now
and taking advantage of the cur-
rently favorable rates for
How Much Can Yoa Deduct?
As a general rule, individuals
who itemize can take a yearly
deduction of up to 50 percent of
adjusted gross income (AGI) for
contributions made to all qualified
(religious, educational, etc.). Ex-
amples of organizations that
qualify your gift for the 50 per-
cent limitation are the Jewish
Federation, TOP Jewish Founda-
tion, JCC, Jewish Family Ser-
vices, your local synagogue, and
your college alma mater.
However, certain types of pro-
perty donated to charitable in-
stitutions are not entitled to the
50 percent limitation. There is a
special 30 percent ceiling that ap-
plies to certain types of ap-
preciated property. Thus, if you
make a contribution to your
favorite charity of property on
which there is a long-term capital
gain, that property is generally
deductible up to 30 percent of
Gifts of Appreciated Property
When you make a deductible
charitable contribution, only part
of it comes out of your pocket; the
government, in effect, shares the
cost by reducing your income tax
up to one-half of the amount con-
tributed. In some cases, however,
costs can be reduced even more.
To accomplish this, you should
make your contribution in ap-
preciated property such as stocks,
bonds or real estate, etc. The
greater the appreciation com-
pared to the cost, the greater the
tax benefit. This rule applies
because a donation involving most
types of long-term capital gain
property entitles you to a
charitable deduction for the full
value of the property and allows
you to escape taxes on the ap-
preciation in value. The untaxed
capital gain is not considered to be
a "tax preference" that is subject
to the alternative minimum tax
for certain individuals. Giving the
property as a contribution would
allow you to eliminate the long-
term capital gains tax of up to 20
Getting a Charitable Deduction
Without Giving Up Income
It is possible to leave certain
types of property to a charitable
organization after your death (or
the death of yourself and your
spouse) in a way that gives you an
immediate charitable deduction
without a loss of income from pro-
perty during your life. This way,
you can get a deduction now for
such property, though, for prac-
tical purposes, you keep it for life.
The basic procedure for achiev-
ing this goal is (1) to transfer the
title of the property to a trust for
delivery to the charity, and re-
quire the trust to pay you a cer-
tain amount for life or for a set
period of years (up to 20); or (2) to
transfer the property to certain
"pooled funds" set up by charity
that give you a life income interest
with the charity keeping the re-
mainder at your death. This
maneuver provides you with an
immediate charitable deduction
for the present value of the
charity's remainder interest in the
property. For a non-pooled in-
come trust setup to work, it must
be structured using either of these
(l)An annuity trust, which
The Young Adult Division of
the Tampa Jewish Federation will
present a program on Jewish
Mysticism at toe newly-opened
North Branch Jewish Community
Center, 3919 Moran Road (adja-
cent to Congregation Kol Ami), at
7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7. A wine
and cheese reception will be
followed by a discussion by Dr.
William Heim, Associate Dean of
the College of Arts and Letters at
USF. According to co-chairman
Dr. Leigh Dtniacher, "Dr. Heim's
knowledge and expertise in this
area will make the evening in-
teresting and thought-
Participating in a tax seminar held last week
in Tampa on behalf of the TOP Jewish Foun-
dation are: (left to right) Les Barnett, Martin
Solomon, Erwin Katz and Stanley
Rosenkranz. They covered the topic,
"Everything the Jewish Community Should
Know About the New Tax Law.
specifies the amount of the annui-
ty to be paid to the income
beneficiary. The trust has to make
income payments at least
(2) A so-called "unitrust,"
which specifies that the income
beneficiary is to receive annual
payments based upon a fixed
percentage of the net fair market
value of the trust's assets as
determined each year.
Creating one of these trusts is
particularly advantageous this
year. The trust can be funded with
appreciated property as discussed
in the preceding section, thus
resulting in maximum utilization
of your charitable deduction under
the current tax law. However, the
future income distributed to you
and your family will be taxed at a
lower rate when the 1986 Tax
Reform Act becomes law. These
trusts provide a way of mBm a
gift of property to a charitable
organization this year, of max-
imizing the charitable deduction
and of deferring income to future
years at a lower tax rate. In addi-
tion, the trust could be funded
with municipal bonds since the
tax-exempt nature of the income
will be passed through to the
For further information, con-
tact Mark Glickman, Executive
Director, TOP Jewish Foundation
at (305) 740-7332.
YAD To Host First
Special Campaign Event
The first Special Campaign
Event brunch will be hosted by
the Young Adult Division (YAD)
of the Tampa Jewish Federation
on Sunday, Dec. 14 between 10:30
a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Pickett
Suites, 3050 N. Rocky Point Drive
West. The cost of the brunch will
be $13 per person.
The Campaign Event will
benefit the Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion/United Jewish Appeal 1987
Campaign effort. Featured at the
brunch will be Alan J. Kluger, a
member of the Young Leadership
Cabinet of the United Jewish Ap-
peal. The minimum contribution
for the Special Campaign Event is
$200 individual commitment, $800
per couple. Persons interested in
attending the brunch should
RSVP by Dec. 10 to 875-1618.
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Scholars Urge End to Religious Strife
Refusenik Being Denied
Medical Help After Beating
By YITZHAK RAB1
NEW YORK (JTA) Dr.
Vladimir Magarik, the father
of Jewish Prisoner of Cons-
cience Aleksei Magarik, said in
a press conference here
recently that his son is being
denied medical attention after
he was brutally beaten in the
Siberian labor camp where he
is serving a three-year
sentence on trumped-up
charges of "drug possession.
Dr. Magarik said that he
spoke on the phone with his
son's wife, Natasha, in
Moscow, who informed him
that Aleksei has a severely cut
lip as a result of the vicious
beating he suffered when he
refused to join the labor
camp's internal police.
"My son was beaten because
I am a citizen of Israel and
because he applied to leave for
Israel. He is considered an
'enemy of the state' because
his father has an Israeli
passport," Dr. Magarik said.
HE POINTED out,
however, that his son, a
28-year-old cellist and a father
of a baby boy, was transferred
from the section for hardened
criminals in the camp to a sec-
tion of less dangerous
The press conference was
sponsored by the University
Service Department of the
American Zionist Youth Foun-
dation and the Coalition to
Free Soviet Jews.
The press conference also
marked the conclusion of a
two-month visit here by Dr.
Magarik and his daughter
Ghana to publicize the plight of
Aleksei, particularly among
students and young people
across the United States. The
visit was sponsored by the
University Service Depart-
ment of the AZYF, the North
American Jewish Students
Network, and the Student
Struggle for Soviet Jewry.
During their visit, Dr.
Magarik and his daughter
undertook a bicycle "Freedom
Ride for Aleksei." "We travel-
ed more than 1,000 miles on
bicycles across the U.S. as well
as tens of thousands of miles
or more on planes and car,"
Dr. Magarik said. He said that
he and his daughter were very
encouraged by the support
they encountered by
thousands of young Americans
on behalf of the plight of
DAVID DINKINS, the
Manhattan Borough Presi-
dent, who also addressed the
press conference, said that he
sent cables to Aleksander
Rekunkov, the Soviet
copies to Soviet Leader
Mikhail Gorbachev as well as
President Reagan demanding
the release of Aleksei.
"I also hope to travel to the
Soviet Union as soon as possi-
ble to meet with officials and
personally plead the case of
Aleksei Magarik and other
refuseniks and Prisoners of
Conscience," Dinkins said. In
the meantime, he added, "We
demand that he (Aleksei)
receive humane treatment in
keeping with international ac-
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Volume 8 Number 24
SEATTLE (JTA) A
noted Jewish scholar and com-
munity leader, deploring the
acts of extremists on all sides
of the religious rifts that have
erupted among Jews in Israel,
the United States, and
elsewhere, urged all Jewry to
strive to end the conflicts and
not leave "the issues of Jewish
survival to the theologians
Striking a note of mingled
hope and sadness, Rabbi David
Polish also expressed dismay
about "the many Jews who
perceive any striving for
reconciliation to be futile,"
while at the same time in-
dicating that he did not agree
with "this abandonment of
Polish, who is rabbi emeritus
of Beth Emet Synagogue in
Evanston, 111., and the author
of several widely respected
books on Jewish thought,
spoke at a session of the
American Jewish Committee's
annual National Executive
Council meeting, which con-
cluded Nov. 1 at the Seattle
The discord of which Polish
spoke has included sometimes
violent conflict between
secular and religious Jews in
Israel over such matters as
public advertising that the
religious faction finds obscene.
It has also included bitter
disagreement between Jews
who hew to the traditional
Jewish law that says that a
person is a Jew only if was
born to a Jewish mother or is a
convert, and those who say
that Jewishness can be
transmitted through the father
as well as the mother.
Also causing rancor has been
the dissension between those
who say that a conversion per-
formed by any ordained rabbi
is valid, and those who say that
only conversions performed by
Orthodox rabbis are
Calling the conflicts "a
perilous fracture," Polish said
that "the Jewish people,
through its own leaders ana in-
stitutions, has an obligation to
intervene." Specifically, he
said, "we must help raise the
consciousness of mainline Or-
thodoxy to the perils confron-
ting it by its retreat before the
Along parallel lines, he con-
tinued, "Reform and Conser-
vative Jews have also ratified
this abandonment of hope.
Secular Jews in Israel have
most recently joined the strug-
gle by enraged acts of retribu
tion upon Orthodox institu-
tions, leaving us appalled by
the ferocity of frustration that
triggered these acts."
Castigating those who ques-
tion whether some Jews are
"really Jewish," Polish ex-
horted: "Who may say that a
Russian Jew who risks his life
for his Jewishness, or an
Ethiopian Jew who trudged in-
to the Sudan, is disqualified
from living as a free authentic
Jew? Who may say that the
Judaism of a non-Orthodox
rabbi who jeopardizes himself
by working among refuseniks
At the same session, Yehuda
Rosenman, director of AJC's
Jewish Communal Affairs
Department, noted that AJC
had set up a year ago a task
force organized specifically to
deal with the problem of
disunity in Jewish religious
life. Chaired by AJC vice presi-
dent Alfred Moses and com-
prising lay leaders of the major
American Jewish religious
movements, the task force,
said Rosenman had been
meeting regularly and had
recently issued recommenda-
tions for ameliorating the con-
flicts. Among these recom-
mendations, he said, were
That there be "a return to
civil discourse" among Jews;
that the various Jewish
religious movements "renew a
commitment to joint action on
a common Jewish agenda"-
that "the educational pro!
grams of each movement
stress not only the beliefs and
practices of that movement
but also the factors that united
all Jews and promote mutual
respect"; and that American
Jewry consider establishing a
national beth din (Jewish
religious court), with local
branches, that could deal with
certain religious issues in a
way acceptable to all Jewish
Quebec Leads Canada in
By MICHAEL SOLOMON
MONTREAL (JTA) -
Anti-Semitic sentiments are
more prevalent in Quebec pro-
vince, and in its largest city,
Montreal, than elsewhere in
Canada, according to a survey
by B'nai B'rith. The lowest in-
cidence is in British Columbia.
The B'nai B'rith 1985
Review, just published,
reported that from 1983 to
1985, an average of 22.4 per-
cent of Montreal residents felt
Jews have too much power,
compared to 16 percent in
Toronto and 5 percent in
In Montreal, 14.2 percent of
respondents to a poll said they
would not vote for a Jew, com-
pared to 7.1 percent in Toron-
to and 4.5 percent in Van-
couver. On a province-wide
basis, 19.6 percent of Quebec
citizens would not vote for a
Jewish candidate. The percen-
tage was 7.1 in Ontario and on-
ly 2 percent in British
Although there has been a
decline in anti-Semitic in-
cidents nationwide, 16.4 per-
cent of Canadians in 1985
thought Jews have too much
power compared to 12.7 per-
cent in 1984 and 13.5 percent
Prof. H. Taylor Buckner of
Concordia University in Mon-
treal, who analyzed the poll
data, told a press conference
that "lack of contact between
Francophone Quebecers and
the Jewish community" ex-
plains the greater prevalence
of anti-Semitic attitudes in the
Buckner suggested that con-
tributing factors were
Quebec'8 history and the
teachings of the Catholic
Church. He noted that older
and less educated persons
tended to be more prejudiced
than younger persons and
those educated beyond high
school. The 1986 poll was con-
ducted among 2,059 adults.
On the plus side, anti-
Semitic incidents such as van-
dalism, attacks on synagogues
and on private Jewish proper-
ty, fell from 126 in 1984 to 95
in 1985, a 24.6 percent drop.
NEW YORK (JTA) The
new executive director of the
Golds Meir Association is Beryl
Michaels succeeding David
Freilich, who will work for the
association in Israel as well as
establish a desk for American af-
fairs for the Israeli Labor Party.
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Terrorism From Within And Without
Friday, November 14, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 5
Editor's Note: Rabbi Kenneth R.
Berger granted the Jewish Flori-
dian permission to print his Kol
Nidre (57W) sermon which he
delivered at Congregation Rodeph
Sholom on the eve of Yarn Kippur.
The fallowing are excerpts from
his sermon: "Terrorism From
Within And Without." (Part t)
KENNETH R. BERGER
What most baffles me is the
quasi-terror we cause among our
own people. Believe me, you don't
have to go to Damascus or Tripoli
to hear anti-Semitic remarks. To
tell you the truth, the most
negative slurs about Jews I've
heard in Tampa, are offered by
the Jews of Tampa.
We are excellent at -judging, at
gossipping. at slander. This one's
a chince, that one's a ganof, he's a
shelep, she's a hazer.
No, these Jews are not about to
bomb synagogues, they just
detonate verbal explosions the
Reform Temple is a church, the
Orthodox Shul, fanatics, Conser-
vative and Reconstructionist
mishugah. There is a little Yiddish
expression which says it all es
past nit it's unbecoming of us.
In fact, I absolutely believe that
we have nurtured a new breed.
Silberman speaks of it in his
bestseller A Certain People. It
is called the self-hating Jew The
Jewish anti-Semite. Open a PLO
office on Kennedy, he'll be the
first to join.
Last winter, I gave a benedic-
tion at the United Fund luncheon
at the Hyatt I told a nice
Talmudic legend and ended with
the words of the Motzee which I
translated into English. After we
began to eat, one man approached
me and said, "Rabbi, did you have
to say words in Hebrew? This is
America your are not in a
synagogue now." He had that
pesukah face look. I thought a
member of the Tampa Ministerial
Association, which still does not
allow rabbis to be members. I ex-
plained to him this is our prayer
for breaking bread. He said, to my
surprise, "I know, my father said
the Motzee three times a day, but
we are among Gentiles and you
embarrassed me." Es past nit
sad, so very sad.
A few years ago, Marvin Hier, a
rabbi in Canada, was invited to a
reception honoring Queen
Elizabeth and Prince Charles.
Rabbi Hier was seated next to a
justice of the Canadian Supreme
Court, who noticed the yarmulka
on the head of the rabbi. "Do you
have to wear that here?" said the
judge. "Religion is a private mat-
ter. In Europe, my grandfather
always wore one, but we are in
Canada now." The Rabbi's ex-
planation fell on deaf ears.
Later, as the guests were each
introduced to the Queen and
Prince, Prince Charles saw the
yarmulka and said: "I see you are
wearing a head covering. I know
that is a sign of your being Jewish.
I have always admired people who
are proud of their ethnic and
When the media people noticed
that the Prince had stopped to
chat with the rabbi, they all
wanted to know the content of the
discussion they gathered
around the rabbi for an interview.
Our friend, the judge, ran up and
cried. "You can interview me, I'm
also a Jew."
Yes, with self-hating Jews
who needs an Arafat? Es past nit
it is so unbecoming. I'll tell you,
and I don't mean to offend, but I
have to tell it the way it is Tam-
pa Jewry worries me.
A few weeks ago we held a
memorial service at Schaarai
Zedek for those killed in Istanbul.
Hillel School's Eighth grade made
us all proud, as they participated
before TV cameras, and religious
leaders from the community.
Afterwards, one of the priests
from Jesuit High School was so
moved by the poise of the
youngsters, and he said Rabbi,
up to what grade does Hillel
School go I said 8th there is
no high school? That's a shame, he
continued, we've found in the
Jesuit system that the greatest
success in instilling religious
values comes in the upper grades,
when the kids are more mature. I
said, yes, I agree but we've not
been able in our community to
muster the funds. He gave me a
puzzling look, but remained silent.
That puzzling expression has
bothered me as well.
I do not understand a strange
phenomena in our Tampa Jewish
community. There are many
Jews, who give more money to
parochial schools and private
schools than to our religious
schools, Jewish education, or
Jewish charity. That bothers me.
Jews here give more money to
museums, to the symphony, to the
Performing Arts Center than to
our synagogues or the Tampa
Jewish Federation. You know
what I say about this es past
nit. It's not right. Now.there is
nothing wrong with any of these
important causes. They are all in-
deed worthy of our support, but I
have always learned "charity
begins at home."
Is it that we are ashamed of our
Jewishness? Is it that we are try-
ing to buy our way in or appease?
Or is it that we have, in the im-
mortal words of Pogo, "Met the
enemy and they is us?" I don't
believe it. Not this community
with its great potential, with a
small core who work with sweat
and tears for the synagogues, for
the JCC, for Hillel School, the
Jewish Family Service. Then,
what is it? Maybe nobody asked
you? Well, I am asking you. Give
more! Match you give to non-
Jewish charities, and provide for
your own people. If not, es past nit
it's a shandah.
I do know that this is 1986 and
we are becoming as they always
say about Tampa "The Next
Great City," but not for Jewish
kids. No Hebrew High School, no
Day School through 12th Grade,
es past nit.
It's so sad, a few people in our
community could make all the dif-
ference. All of us, with a little ef-
fort, can have it all for ourselves,
for our children, for all Israel.
The piyot tells us hayom tivar-
ehanoo. Today, we need the bless-
ing, not tomorrow, or next year,
For we have learned a simple
message: Without Torah, we can-
not survive. Our kids must know
who they are and what it means to
be Jewish, or they will hate who
they are and be attracted to some
other faith. This consequence is
much worse than anything Arafat
or Khadafy could ever have in
store for us.
This is Kol Nidre eve. The
holiest moment on the Jewish
calendar. There is not an empty
seat, you are standing in the back.
You are here, because you are a
Jew. You are here because you
care. Everyone must do his/her
part. Call me after yuntof. It is
time for a real Tampa erechanoog
(self evaluation). Firstly, plan that
long-awaited trip to Israel. No
more delay, do it hayom.
Secondly, give generously to
your synagogue, give to our
Federation, invest in Israeli
Bonds, and do it hayom, so that
we can overcome the es pas nit
aspect of our Jewry.
For its is not only the terrorism
from abroad that we have to
withstand, but the subtle little
squirmishes which invade our own
mind and hearts. On Yom Kippur,
we need to grow beyond where we
are now. For then, we shall
emerge as an echad, as one people,
and the words of our Mahzor will
become a reality.
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Tampa, Fla. 33609
Dec. 1-Feb. 20. Each
session meets for ten
weeks with two weeks at
the end of each semester
allowed for make-up ses-
sions. No classes Jan. 2.
Fees: 'All classes $35
for members; $52.50 for
specified/ see special rates
for preschool mini-session.
(3-4 Tew Old.)
Dee. 14 Iateraatioaal Cooking.
Learning, discovering, discuss-
ing various cultural aspects of
foreign countries. Including
Israel, China, Spain, Italy and
Mexico. Fantastic and easy
recipes will be created and tasted,
emphasizing basic math and
(3-4 Tear OMs)
Dm. 8-12 Pappet Playhouse.
This class will combine imagina-
tion, exploration, while express-
ing individuality and creativity.
Pantomine, improvising, creation
of characters based on famous and
favorite fairy tales.
(3-4 Year Old.)
Dec. 15-19 Chanuk.h
An introduction to Chanukah
and creative interpretations of
The Heritage and symbols sur-
rounding the holiday. Hanukkah
will be experienced through
stories, plays, cooking, arts and
Especially for oar Two Year
Mickey Moaae Exercise.
Spend a class with Miss Spanky,
enjoying participation and ex-
ploration on preschool gross
motor development equipment.
Body awareness, balance and the
development of gross motor skills
will be stressed.
NORTH Tuesday and Thurs-
day, Dec. 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, and 18.
SOUTH Monday and
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15,
Enrollment in Mickey Mouse
Exercise class may be for one time
only or sign up for al six sessions!
These prices for Mickey
Mease Exercise elaas only. 1 x
$3.50 member, $5.25 non-
member. 6 x (all six classes) $18
members, $30 non-members.
Our preschool mini semester
will run for three weeks. Dec. 1-5,
8-12, 15-19. Each week will em-
phasize different themes and ac-
tivities. Each day will include dif-
ferent and exciting events. Sign
up for these classes may be on a
dairy or weekly basis. Beginning
Jan. 5, 1987.
After winter vacation, our
regular ten week enrichment class
semester begins. Look for ex-
citing class information during
December! If you have any ques-
tions, please contact Cece Hur-
witz, 872-4451 or 962-2868.
All classes will meet M-F,
12:30-1:30 p.m. Classes must have
a minimum of five preschoolers.
After registration reaches 15
preschoolers a class will be added
One class per week, $3.50
members, $5.25 non-members.
One week registration $15
members, $25 non-members. To
insure adequate staffing, all
registration must be complete by
Wednesday, Nov. S6.
Preschoolers must be age ap-
propriate by Sept. 1 to enroll in
COME JOIN IN THE FUN!
Preschool Lunch Bunch -
Drop-in Daycare 12-3 p.m. This
program provides a drop-in
daycare service for our
preschoolers. Sign up must be 48
hours in advance.
The lunch bunch eat lunch
together and enioy an extended
day of preschool activities. This
program is separate from our dai-
ly daycare and does not include a
If daily enrollment is less than
three, the group will merge with
regular daycare program on that
Fees for lunch bunch $3 per
hour, $9 daily. Preschoolers
enrolled in enrichment programs
may spend noon til 12:30 in lunch
bunch at no charge.
COME JOB* m THE FUN!
November 28, 1986
K-6th grade only.
Don't miss this special
program where we visit
the Seminole Indian
Reservation. We will also
have a special science pro-
gram later in the after-
noon for the children to
participate in. This pro-
gram will be held at the
main branch with
transportation from the
north branch. The pro-
gram will run from 9
a.m.-5 p.m. with daycare
available from 7:30 a.m. to
6 p.m. Cost will be $15 for
members and $22.50 for
cost of $6.50 for daycare
except for 2nd Home
members. Please be at
the north branch no later
than 8:30 a.m. if you need
have children bring a dairy
If you have any ques-
tions on these programs
contact Ellen Silverman at
the center, 872-4461.
2nd Home openings are still
2nd Home Themes Offered are:
Monday Sports; Tuesday
Arts and Crafts; Wednesday -
Drama; Thursday Cooking; Fri-
Monday Technical; Tuesday
Cooking; Wednesday Sports;
Thursday Drama; Friday
North Branch themes began in
Full Oct. 1. Half Day rate for
these in Religious School or with
only half day needs, are available.
2nd Hone still has openings at
the north branch and the south
2nd Home at the north branch
was very excited to move into the
new building. The children are en-
joying their thematic days and are
planning special activities for Arts
and Crafts, Sports and Cooking.
2nd Home at the main branch
has also been enjoying their
thematic days. They have learned
a lot of exciting recipes for the
holidays. They look forward to
Drama, Computers and Cooking
Keep up the great work 2nd
JUST WHAT YOU HAVE
BEEN WATTING FOR!
Monday, Dec. 22 Bowling
Tuesday, Dec. 23 Roller
Wednesday, Dec. 24 Put -
Putt Video Games
Thursday, Dec. 25 Movie Day
Friday, Dec. 26 Dancing
Monday, Dec. 29 Ice Skating
Tuesday, Dec. 30 Library
Wednesday, Dec. 31 Tennis
Friday, Jan. 2 Relay Day
Everyday except for Dec. 25
will be a 9 a.m.-5 p.m. program.
On Dec. 25 we will be seeing a
movie without a full day program.
Details on the movie will be given
Early Bird Registration $ 100
for the two week program. This
must be in no later than Dec. 8.
With Daycare available from 7:30
a.m. to 6 p.m. The cost will be
Registration after Dec. 8.
Winter Vacation no Daycare
$120; Winter Vacation with
Daycare $140; Daily Fee $15;
All cost include transporatation.
Openings for no more than 30
children per day are being taken
so please sign up early!
Please feel free to contact Ellen
Silverman if you have any ques-
Soaday Faaday Dec. 21
Heritage and Heroes.
Cost for members $5, non-
members $7.60. Arts and Crafts,
Cooking and Games. From 1-3
p.m. at North Branch.
Jaa. 11 Discoveriag Me.
Cost for members $5, non-
members $7.50. Arts and Crafs,
Cooking and Games. From 1-3
p.m. at Main Branch.
Transportation will be available,
if notice is given two weeks prior
to program. Please call Ellen
Silverman at 872-4451 if in-
terested in the programs.
Piano lessons are being taught
by Beverly BaUyk. She is af-
filiated with the Tampa Sym-
phony Orchestra and has been
playing for over 13 years. Times
in the afternoon are still available,
so please take advantage of Ms
Wednesdasy, 3:30-5:80 p.m.
Thursday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. North
Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Main
Cost member $8 per half hour,
Suziki Violin lessons with Kathy '
Aagard still available. Cost
member $9 per half hour, non-
It's no secret that Birthdays at
the JCC are the BEST! and the
easiest for you. Reserve the date
and be a guest at your own child's
Party package includes: a par-
tyleader; a special theme; invita-
tions filled in and mailed; set up,
serve, and clean-up; cake, ice
cream, juice, party favors; and a
terrific two hour fun filled party
all for only $5 per child! Parties
are given for 4 year olds-12 year
olds. They are usually on Sunday
afternoons. You must make reser-
vations at least two weeks in ad-
vance of desired date. Pool parties
may be set up at an extra fee.
There must be a minimum of 12
children. Parties are not given on
the Sabbath or on Jewish
Holidays. Parties are available on
a first come first served basis so
hurry to reserve your date.
Members $5 per child, non-
members $5 per child plus $20.
The JCC continues to sponsor
Club Scouts: Meeting time to be
Boy Scouts: If you are in-
terested in the outdoors, camping,
nature and meeting new friends.
Join the JCC, Boy Scout Troop
No. 46. Please feel free to call the
Youth Department for additional
information. Fifth and Sixth
Grade boys. Troop meets on
Tuesdays from 7:30 until 9 p.m at
Daisy Troop (Kindergarten
girls): 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays.
Brownies: 3-4 p.m. Wednesdays
continuing sign up.
c*uA "f* *dea! Especially for 4th,
oui and 6th graders Club "456"
- is a cool co-ed club to join.
Meets once or twice per month on
Thursday evenings 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Have dinner and discuss topics of
uiterest and work on projects.
bometimes we'll take a short field
tnp, sometimes we'll play on the
computers, or go swimming. It'll
be great fun so come on join the
** ~ ^ only club Club
Our next (456) meeting schedul-
ed Dec. 11 at the North Branch
and Jan. 8 at the Main Branch.
Nov. 16 Dance
January Cosmetology Class
at the North Branch. Monday and
Wednesdays 7-8 p.m. Four ses-
sions. Includes: Make-up, color
*n*ysis, wardrobe, modeling and
much more. Details to be announc-
Bow I See It Program star-
Branch. Share your concerns with
others on various subjects. Details
to be announced later.
Jut Class Instructor
Steve Ross. Youth and Tween -
Lessons being taught at the North
Branchy Begin Dec. 2. Tuesday 4-5
p.m./5-6 p.m. Friday 3-4 p.m /4-5
p.m. Cost $6 per hour. Adult
lessons at Broadway Dance Con
Jan, Aerobics aad Point*
Monday 8:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdav
8-9 p.m. Cost $5.50 an
hour/members only, $6 per hour
Please call Ellen Silverman for
additional information at
The Teen Council serves as an
umbrella organization for the
various Tampa Youth groups. It is
made up of representatives from
each of Tampa's Youth groups.
One representative from each
youth group must attend the
meetings. This group meets in
order to plan Community Teen ac-
tivities and to open lines of com-
munication between the Jewish
Youth groups in the city. If you
are in the 9th-12th grades and
would like to be involved in Com-
munity Tween programming
please phone the Teen Depart-
ment at the JCC. This could be a
great opportunity for joint pro-
grams with other Jewish Youth
Teen Council meetings on Tues-
day evenings from 7 p.m. til 8:30
p.m. at the JCC on the following
dates: Dec. 2, Jan. 13, March 3.
Teen Conference is held Jan. 25.
The topics are voted on by the
Teen Council and handed out to
the various Jewish Youth groups
To be held Feb. 5 through the 9th.
Details of where and when will be
announced later. Please keep this
date open, you won't want to miss
this one. Mark those calendars!
Please mark your calendars for
all these great exciting events. If
you have any questions or would
like to be involved in planning a
Special Event, feel free to call the
Teen Department. Remember
that the JCC is not competing
with other outstanding youth
groups. We are trying to provide
and coordinate programs for all
Tampa Youth Groups.
The Youth Committee is com-
posed of three separate groups of
parents whose children's ages fall
within children Tween and Teen.
The Committee provides
assistance in formulating Youth
program policies and services.
Youth Committee parents take an
active role in their children's JCC
Biddy Basketball League
The Biddy Basketball League
consits of grades 8 and 4. The
league is instructional and gives
the participant experience in com-
petitive play. The league will con-
sist of 4 teams. Coaches are
volunteer parents. Awards will be
presented and uniforms are pro-
vided. All games and practices
will be held on Sundays. Fee:
members $30, non-members $45.
Biddy LeagM Schedule
3rd and 4th grade Practice
begns Sunday, Dec. 7, 1-2:80 p.m.
5th and 6th Grade Basketball
The JCC 5th and 6th grade
basketball team plays an 8 game
schedule against local schools and
YMCA's. Uniforms are provided
ind awards presented to all
layers. Fee for joining the
asketball team $80 members,
Men's 30 And Over Basketball
The JCC over "30" Men's
basketball League will start Jan.
1. Games are played every Sun-
jay. Registration forms can be
)icked up at the P.E. office.
The JCC will hold its annual
fctness day at the Main Branch
ocstion on Feb. 22. Put your
hild's strength to work in puah-
ips, sit-ups, chin-ups, pull-ups,
tunning, accuracy throw, agility
,nd endurance. Ribbons are given
to all participants. Registration
must be in by Feb. 18. Fees:
members $3, non-members $4.50.
NORTH BRANCH Tuesday
NEW Karate K-4th
Grades, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Karate 5th-8th Grades,
NORTH BRANCH Thursday
NEW Yoga Adult, 7-8 p.m.
12:30-1:15, 1:15-2:00, 3:15-4:15,
10:15-11:00, Creepy Crawlers
11:15-12:00, Baby Biceps (18
months-2 year olds)
12:30-1:15, Terrific 3's (3 year
1:15-2:00, Fantastic 4's (4 year
3:154:15, Flag Football (4-6th
4:15-5:15, Pee Wee Football
7:00-8:00, Yoga Adult (New)
12:30-1:15, 1:15-2:00, 3:15-4:15,
12:30-1:15, Toddler Gym (2 year
1:15-2:00, Little Chiefs (3 and 4
3:15-4:15, Sports Spectacular
12:30-1:16, Pee Wee P.E. (3 and 4
3:15-4:15, Kindergym Plus
3:15-4:16, Ball Skills (4-6th
4:15-5:15, Intermediate Basket-
11 (4-6th grades)
1:00-9:00, Open Basketball (A)
9-10:00, Young at Heart Fitness
3:15-5:00, Tennis Team (84th
**30-*:00, Beginning Gymnastics
:30-9:30, Junior and Senior
Basketball (7-12th grades)
12:30-1:16, Tumbing Two's
: 15-2:00, Jolly Jacks (3 and 4
15-4:15, Beginning Tennis
1:30-5:S0, Indoor Hockey (7-12th
3:154:15, Indoor Hockey (44th
6:00-9:00, Open Basketball (A)
9-10:00, Young at Heart Fitness
3:164:15, Beginning Basketball
Skills (l-3rd grades)
4:304:00, Beginning Gymnastics
6:30-9:30, Junior and Senior
School Basketball (7-12th grades)
1-2:30, 3 and 4 grade Biddy
2:304:00, 5 and 6 grade Basket-
ball Team Practice
4:00-9:00, Over 30 Basketball
Main Branch Adult
Monday Ceramics 9
a.m.-12 noon. Carol Skelton,
Knit/Crochet 11 a.m.-l p.m.
Anne Lee Markowitz, Instructor
(No Adult Ed Fee) $20/non-
Fiber Art 124 p.m. Carol
Skelton, Instructor. Needlepoint,
macrame, fiber sculpture. Class
Tuesday Paintiag 9
a.m.4 p.m. Beverly Rodgere, In-
structor. Includes oil, acrylic
beginners and advanced.
Wednesday Sewing 14
.m. Claire Wichman, Instructor,
'or beginners and advanced.
* Includes $15 Adult Ed. Fee
which may be waived. Consult
Speaker: Lillian Middleton,
USF Suncoast Gerontology
Center Dec. 8, 1:30 p.m. Falls:
How to prevent them and how to
recover successfully. To be held at
the Jewish Towers.
And Crafts Shop
A major income supplement
program, SACS has been in ex-
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3919 Moran Road
Tampa, Fla. 33624
istence for more than eight years,
providing individuals 60 and over
the opportunity to sell their hand-
crafted items and consignment
Consignors also volunteer to help
with our two shops: JCC 2808
Horatio Open Monday-Friday,
9 a.m.-l p.m., and 816 Madison St.
(Corner of Madison and Florida)
open Monday through Friday 11
a.m.-3 p.m. Rosemary Baron,
Don't throw away your
newspapers! Bring them in for
recycling to the JCC collection bin
located on the grass next to the
garbage dumpster near the
DeLeon St. parking lot. Proceeds
to the Senior Adults-at-Leisure
programs to help defray funding
cuts. Each filled dumpster nets us
up to |150. Bring newspapers on-
ly, folded neatly in grocery bags.
Classes begin Nov. 10.
Monday Calligraphy, 9-11
a.m.; Ceramics, 14 p.m.
Tuesday Painting, 14 p.m.;
Textile Design, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday Drama, 1:30-3:30
p.m.; Movement, 10-11 a.m.
TBA Writing Writing, T'ai
Cost per four-month session:
members $25, non-members $40.
The Jewish Community
Center's innovative/program in
the North end of Tampa is geared
toward individuals who now have
the time and resources to develop
and expand the second half of
their life. The emphasis is on
substantive programming to pro-
mote: 1. Opportunities for Jewish
contacts and social networking
within a context of enjoyable
leisure activities, including travel
trips and social gatherings.
2. Awareness of Jewish culture,
values and traditions, with discus-
sion groups and presentations.
3. Creative development and self-
study through the arts and
humanities, including crafts,
drama, literature and music.
4. Community service oppor-
tunities including interaction with
other service organizations and
younger age groups.
presentation by noted speakers,
Thursday, Nov. 20 Making
Jewish Choices with Rabbi David
To be held at Congregtion Kol
Ami, 8919 Moran Road. Luncheon
at 11:30 a.m. Presentation at 1
p.m. JCC members $8, non-
members $6 (includes lunch).
RSVP JCC 8724451. Minimum
Thursday, Dec. 18 The
Elders New Clothes: Fashions for
the Caring Person. Dr. Anschel
Weiss. To be held in Morrison's
Cafeteria Banquet Room 11810
N. Dale Mabry Highway.
11:80 a.m. Lunch on your
own through Cafeteria Line.
1 p.m. Presentation.
Free to JCC members, $3 non-
Other regular monthly events
JCC North Branch continuing
1st Thursday Discussion
group and welcome wagon com-
mittee meeting 10 a.m.-noon.
2nd Thursday Planned
outing including Lunch 10 a.m.-
Meet at North End Site.
3rd Thursday Luncheon/lec-
Join this fun loving, active
group of 50 and over singles and
couples for a wide variety of ac-
tivities and warm friendship. En-
joy picnics, sports, outings,
theater trips, game nights, lec-
tures, wine and cheese social
hours and more.
Monthly Meeting. 1st Tuesday
of each month.
Nov. 30: Picnic at Lettuce Lake
Park, Sunday meet at JCC, 12:30
p.m. Car pool. Advanced reserva-
Dec. 9: Meeting at JCC. Video
film on Stress featuring Sylvia
Krone and her late husband Irving
Dec. 18: Chassidic Festival at
Tampa Theatre plus dinner.
Details to be announced. Make
New Year's plans now being
(Sign ap now by calling JCC
office at 8724451.)
Starts Nov. 12. 2nd Wednes
dsy of the month 10:30 a.m.-noon.
With Angela Allenberg, licensed
appraiser. Free to JCC members,
$2 per month for non-members.
It now on Tuesdays All
levels taught. Instruction from 8-9
p.m. Request dancing from 9-10
p.m. Good musk, lively dancing,
excellent exercise! Instructor An-
Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Instructor:
Jeff Wuliger, Main Branch.
JCC APPLE MEETS MON-
THLY ON THE THIRD THURS-
DAY OF EACH MONTH 2802
HORATIO ST. 7:30 PM NEXT
NOV. 20 INFO. CALL 021-7061.
Sponsored by the JCC founda-
tion is currently underway. Con-
tact any JCC Board Member for
more information. Win a delux
trip for two to Israel for one week
... or a Color TV.
Drawing at intermission during
the Chassidic Festival, Dec 18.
Hebrew Ulpan provided to
fit your level of competency. In-
structor Liora Doron. Classes in
Hebrew Conversation: North
Beginner Tuesday, 7:30-8:30
Advanced Monday, 7:30-8:30
Main Branch Beginner
Wednesday, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Looting for donation of
any used micro-computer
equipment to be used by the
office and the computer
dab. Please contact the JCC
office if yea can help as.
NOVEMBER 16, 1 P.M.-4 P.M.
Join as for an afternoon packed with activity and
Preschool Arts and Crafts Projects
K-6th Grade ART PROJECTS
Track and Field Activities for all ages
JCC Activity information and demonstraton booths:
Ballet Gymnastics Scouts 2nd Home Modern
Jazz Piano Drama
Art Display and Sale by noted Jewish Artists
Guided Tours through new facility
Winter Session Registration Table
Refreshments M ,
And WORK-OUT AMERICA BOOTH! Special North
Branch Celebration. Rates for Nov. 16 ONLY!
PRICES ROLLED BACK TO
SEPTEMBER KICKOFF RATES
$150.00 Single Membership
$200 Family Membership
THE NORTH BRANCH
BOOK AND CHANUKAH CRAFT SALE
A variety of Jewish publishers U Mayan, Viders, Source,
Behrman, etc. For infant to adult interest.
Gift items available from Co:
Kol Ami, and Bais Tefillah
SACS, Discovery Toys, Cham
ion Scharaai Zedek,
ihops. Handcrafts by
Gift Wrap Paper sold by
OUR SUMMER CAMP JCC 1986
See your old friends from the Summer. Reminisce with
your counselors and get that Ruach! Yeh, Man!
FIRST TWEEN DANCE at the North Branch with D.J.
Howard Allan, 7. p.m.-9 p.m. Be There!
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USF Weekend College Students Travel The World For Class Credit
TAMPA From Edinburgh to
the outback, from thcrGreat Wall
to the Wailing Wall, participants
in the University of South Florida
Weekend College study tours will
travel to remote parts of the
world for class credit.
The tours for the 1986-87
academic year include trips to
Africa, Australia, China,
England, Israel, Italy, Japan and
All of the tours will be led by
USF faculty members who are not
only experts in the fields of study,
but also familiar with the tour
locations. According to Jerry Van
Durmen of Weekend College, the
Africa, Australia and China tours
feature weekly evening lectures
prior to the trips. All of the trips
can be taken for class credit or on
an audit basis.
In Africa (July 9-31, 1987), par-
ticipants will tour Serengeti Na-
tional Park, the Amboseli Game
Reserve, the Masai Mara Game
Reserve and will view exotic
animals like the wildebeest, zebra
and gazelle. Professor Kovi
Glover, a native of Africa, will
also take the group to the Mount
Kenya Safari Club and Nairobi
and will lecture on the history,
culture, wildlife and future of
Africa. The total cost, including
air fare from Tampa, meals, hotel
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Associate geography professor
Harry Schaleman will lead a tour
(May 9-31, 1987) to various
Australian locales including
Sydney, Melbourne, Alice Springs
and Ayers Rock in the outback,
islands on the Great Barrier Reef,
Adelaide and a sheep ranch near
Canberra. The total cost of the
tour, including air fare from Tam-
pa, accommodations, local
transportation and most meals is
Museums, Ming tombs and the
Great Wall of China will be
destinations of a tour group led by
fine arts professor Daphne
Rosenzweig (May 9-31,1987). The
tour starts in Hong Kong and
moves on to mainland China and
its ancient buildings and artifacts.
The total cost of the China tour,
including air fare from Tampa, all
accommodations, meals and local
transportation is approximately
Life in medieval England is the
focus of a tour led by Van Durman
(May 16-June 7, 1987). Tour par-
ticipants will view the castles,
walled cities and ancient abbeys in
South and Southwest England
and in the Yorkshire countryside
that are associated with medieval
England and its literature. A trip
to London will be included in the
tour. The cost of the trip including
accommodations, most meals and
local transportation is $1,698.
Two separate tour groups are
scheduled for Israel. An-
thropology professor Ailon
Shiloh's group will spend Dec. 25
and Jan. 1 in the Holy Land (Dec.
20, 1986-Jan. 3, 1987). The group
will be based in Jerusalem, but
day trips will take participants to
the historical areas of religious
significance to Christianity,
Judaism and Islam, including dec.
24 in Bethlehem and Dec. 25 in
Jerusalem. The cost of the trip, in-
cluding round trip air fare, accom-
modations, meals and local
transportation is $2,330.
James Strange, dean of the Col-
lege of Arts and Letters, will take
his group to the site of the ancient
city of Sepphoris in Galilee (June
12-July 7, 1987). Here the par-
ticipants will aid in the excavation
of the historical city, including
searching for artifacts. TTie price
of the tour will be announced at a
Participants in the tour of
Florence, Italy (May 10-31, 1987)
will be able to view Renaissance
artwork by the greatest masters
of the period. The group will at-
tend classes on the subject of
Renaissance art, and will tour the
museums and galleries of
Florence, Rome, Venice, Pisa and
Siena. The cost of the tour, in-
cluding round-trip air fare, room
in a pensione, breakfasts and day
trips is approximately $1,800.
A summer trip to Japan (July-
August 1987) will take travelers
to Showa University in Fu-
jiyoshida, at the base of Mt. Fuji.
Participants in the tour will study
Japan's culture and language, and
will have full use of the univer-
sity's facilities, including
horseback riding, tennis, judo,
fencing, swimming and the spa.
The total cost of the program, in-
cluding air fare from Tampa, most
meals, private room and tuition, is
In Scotland, tour participants
will attend classes and receive
credit from the University of
Edinburgh (July-August 1987). In
addition to classes, tours of the
Scottish city and the surrounding
countryside are planned. The cost
of the six week session, including
tuition, room and all meals is ap-
proximately $1,800. The three
week cost is approximately $900.
For more information, contact
Jerry Van Durmen at 974-3218.
Friday, November 14, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 9
Silence: The Voice ud
[iiion of Elie Wieeel. Edited by
library, New York. Three
olumes, 1,188 pages. $86.
|Bt ABRAHAM F. FOXMAN
AMOciate National Director
Aati-DtfsswH Laag of
These three volumes contain
Dt only "the voice and the vi-
\on" of Elie Wiesel but his Jewish
One must be grateful to Irving
^brahamson for the apparent love
nd diligence he devoted to the
athering and editing of Wiesel's
tords, whether to a worldwide
ndience over television or in the
nost obscure of synagogues. He
nust have worked like the most
lious of Orthodox Jews searching
irough a many-roomed house for
[very scrap and crumb of chometz
His labors resulted in a collec-
tor! which belongs in every library
- private or public, Jewish or
non-Jewish. It includes WiesePs
,,e.cfure. reviews, interviews,
dialogues, forewords, essays,
comments on topical and urgent
matters and his own interpreta-
tions of his works. It also contains
a complete bibliography,
dphabetacally listed, of his books,'
fiction and non-fiction. While the
anthology does not pretend to be
autobiographical and information
about Wiesel's life emerges only
in fragmentary form, a portrait is
evoked of a personality represen-
tative not only of the victims and
survivors of the Holocaust but of
Like the patriarchs and pro-
phets, Wiesel dares to confront
and question God. He writes,
There are no answers to true
questions. There are only good
questions, sometimes painful,
sometimes exuberant. All I have
learned in life is questions, and
whatever I have tried to share
with friends is questions."
Museum of Art Happenings
Just as Lewis Carroll's rabbit
io 1 e led Alice down to
Wonderland, so the Tampa
fuseum of Art's spiral staircase
leads visitors to the realm of im
from the subconscious. "Is
surRealT" a participatory ex-
hibition which opens Nov. 16, en-
Durages visitors to create sur-
stic imagery inspired by their
The Surrealists who were highly
nfluenced by Freud's recognition
of the subconscious, believed that
i could glorify the rich reser-
voir of dream imagery in their
ntings, drawings, photographs
Dali's Dripping Clock, De
Chirico's mysterious arched door-
ways and Magritte's floating
bowler hat are all examples of sur-
realistic pinHng which pull im-
ages from the artists' sub-
conscious. Museum visitors can
put together arms, legs, torsos
and heads of multi-colored manne-
quins to create new "surrealistic
beings" in one area of tile gallery.
Flexible mirrors can be used by
visitors to distort "reality" and
simulate a dream state of melting
Automatic writings, that is,
I drawings without a predetermin-
ed outcome that meander with a
lack of conscious control, are a
communication from the sub-
conscious, prized by the Sur-
realists for their poetic
Both children and adults can see
what unexpected images their
subconsciouses are dictating as
> they draw behind a shade which
hides the drawing and reduces
I their control.
This exhibition was planned as
an educational exhibit by the
Museum exhibition designers to
simulate a trip through the unreal
world of surrealism. Beginning
Nov. 30 the Museum will exhibit
Surrealist AH: Selections from the
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture
Garden in the South Gallery which
features 67 paintings, drawings
and sculptures by major American
and European surrealists. The
surrealistic work of 14 Bay area
painters and sculptors will be
shown beginning Nov. 20 at Tam-
pa Museum/West at Robinson's
West Shore Plaza In conjunction
with these exhibitions, the
Museum is showing Surrealistic
ms on Thursday, Dec. 4.
For more information call
223-8130. The Tampa Museum of
Art afree and located downtown
by the River, at 601 Doyle Cariton
Drive. Parking is available in the
Lurtas Hixon Garage. Museum
hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10-6,
Wednesday evenings until 9 and
Inspired by images from their
subconscious, 14 artiste have
created work for the exhibition
Surrealism The Mind's Eye
which opens Thursday, Nov. 18 at
Tampa Museum/West at Robin-
son's at Westsbore Plaza.
These artists use sculpture,
painting and photography to
create dream-like images
characteristic of the highly in-
fluential surrealism movement of
the 1920's and SO's. Italio Gaszoti,
Michael Knapp, J.S.G. Boggs,
Susan Zukowsky, Diane Gugglot-
ta, James Dulenburg, James
Michaels, Bradley Arthur, Evelyn
Woodlock, John Swiatkowski,
Brenda Doll, Mary Anna Keshen
and Peter Stilton are the artists
Wire and found objects combine
to form abstract sculptures in-
spired by Bradley Arthur's
dream. Italio Gazzoli's painted col-
lages include such disparate ob-
jects ss apples snd
Mkhaelangelo's "David." An ac-
tual event, Hurricane Elena, is
shown as an hallucination in Mary
Anna Keshen's pastel which
depicts the hurricane's flood
waters lapping at her front door.
These works can be viewed until
Dec. 14 on Thursday-Saturday
from noon until 6 p.m. and Sunday
from noon until 5 p.m. For more
information sbout Tsmpa
Museum/West call 223-8130.
To Wiesel, the Jew is "the great
questioner." Among the many ex-
amples in the Jewish past, he cites
Abraham questioning his father,
Terah, about idols snd Moses
demanding of Pharaoh, "How can
you kill children?"
No wonder then that this saintly
man confronted President
Reagan, as the prophet Nathan
did King David, about the proprie-
ty of the Presidential visit to SS
graves at Bitburg. With Wiesel,
certain themes always emerge,
dominate the Holocaust, of
course, but also words, the mean-
ing of silence, Judaism,
Jewishness, Israel, anti-Semitism.
Wiesel is the voice of the
Holocaust and though he has suc-
ceeded in depicting it with greater
clarity and definition than all who
have tried, he feels inadequate
because "Auschwitz defies the
novelist's language, the
historian's analysis, the vision of
He writes: We question today
. .. how such crimes and horrors
could have been committed ...
We shall never know why. All
questions pertaining to Auschwitz
lead to anguish."
Yet he loves words and their op-
He says that he is "against
words" and then in another con-
text contradicts himself by
writing, "everything that has to
do with writing is sacred."
But his love for words is ap-
parent and cannot be hidden as he
exploits them to the fullest to con-
vey the full range of his meaning
with concise clarity. Words are to
be treasured, quoted and above
He also has a special affinity for
silence. It has a profound meaning
for him. The Holocaust survivors
chose silence, he said, because
they felt inadequate to the task of
communicating "with language
that eludes language." When he
went to the Soviet Union, he
described the community he found
as the "Jews of silence," but it
was silence on the verge of
Through him silence has a voice,
resonating with the absence of
God and the presence of the
6,000,000 slaughtered by the
His pride in Judaism and
Jewishness reverberates. His
references to his Chassidic
childhood, his early studies of
Judaic lore, are bathed in warmth.
He finds it "maddening that
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Jewish writers have to justify
themselves for writing about Jews
and Jewish themes" while no one
questions why Faulkner for exam-
ple, wrote about the South. He
writes about the Jewish people
with exultation as "a people of
history" and whom "everything is
connected. Words spoken 8,000
years ago affect us today."
And: "Alone a Jew is nothing;
with other Jews he is a force
because automatically he inherits
all the straights and all the tears,
all the despairs and all the joys of
Thus, there are depths beyond
depths in his sentences and
He probes the Jewish heart and
soul and challenges the world's
moraility and ethical standards
Mom than an author, he is a
teacher without rabbincial ordina-
tion, teaching Judaism to our
generation and those to come.
He is a prophet not of the future
but of tightness, decency, humani-
ty, justice and civilization itself.
Throughout this collection,
although Wiesel speaks with
frankness and bleak dismay of
human cruelty and degradation,
his voice and vision are pervaded
In this book, Wiesel speaks to
the reader with frank simplicity of
the causes and events that con-
cern and involve him. It is not a
collection to be skimmed nor to be
read in a few sittings but one into
which one plunges as deeply as
one can in order to ponder, to
have one's mind cleared and
refreshed and to be reinspired
with one's heritage and one's
place in life's eternal struggle.
He speaks not only to Jews but
all of mankind aspiring to a better
life in a better world.
Interagency Board Institute
Findings Available At Federation
A synopsis of the Interagency
Board Institute is available at the
Tampa Jewish Federation for in-
dividuals who want to recap the
activities that took place at the
Westshore Marriott on Sept 21.
The material contains a detailed
report of the seminar, including
the workshops presented and the
findings of each agency and each
Individuals who were unable to
attend the program are encourag-
ed to review the report. The
analysis provides insight into the
issues with which the boards
struggled and it serves as a vehi-
cle to continue ongoing dialogue
among Tampa's leadership.
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CONGREGATION KOL AMI
Congregation Kol Ami
Religious School will be sponsor-
ing an "All New Lasagne Din-
ner," Tuesday, Nov. 18, 6-7 p.m.
The cost is $11 per family for
advance reservations or $3.25 per
adult and $2.25 per child. At the
door the cost will be $12 per fami-
ly or $3.50 per adult and $2.50 per
child. The Religious School will
also be offering a "take-out"
During the evening winners of
the Religious School Candy Sale
will be announced and awards
presented. The monies raised dur-
ing the past year were used to
purchase a VCR and the latest
For further information please
contact the synagogue office,
Tampa Chapter to Hold
Supplies Luncheon "Skin Care
in the '80s"
The Tampa Chapter of
Hadassah will hold its annual Sup-
plies Luncheon on Wednesday,
Nov. 19, at 10:30 a.m. in the
Memorial Hospital Education
Bldg., located at 2901 Swann
Avenue. The proceeds of the lun-
cheon will go to the Hadassah
hospitals to help replace the
"mountain" of linens and other
articles needed in our two
hospitals in Israel. Towels, sheets,
diapers and more than 100 other
linen items are needed in huge
quantities to keep pace with the
heavy demands of routine and
sophisticated medicine. Other
non-standard items needed in-
clude blood serums, drugs and
other supplies used at the Mt.
Scopus and Kiryat Hadassah
hospitals where 314,000 in-
patients and 504,000 out-patients
were treated last year. In addition
there were 100,000 emergency,
30,000 dental clinic, and 5,000
staff clinic visits.
The guest speaker will be Dr.
Robert R. Tawil, a dermatologist,
who will talk about "Skin Care in
the '80s." A question and answer
Deriod will follow. Find out the
answers to these and other ques-
tions: "What can I do about facial
hair?" "Do I need all those expen-
sive creams?" "Can I get rid of
dark spots on my skin?
Reservations are being taken by
Freda Roeenbaum at 879-3244
and Dorothy Skop at 839-0167.
Please call by Monday, Nov. 17.
Guests are welcome. Donation for
the luncheon is $10 (members
receive $7 donor credit). Chairing
the luncheon are Judy Tawil and
Brandon Shalom Chapter of
Hadassah will meet on Wednes-
day evening, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m.
The program for the evening will
be "The Shabbas Experience,"
conducted by Joanne Ronay,
chairman of Jewish Education.
There will be a demonstration of
baking challah, candlelighting,
and the customary blessings. For
further information, please call
Marcia Nelson, 681-1026 or
Selethel Musv. 689-0092.
High School in Israel Shabbat
All interested high school
students are invited to attend a
High School in Israel Shabbat at
Congregation Rodeph Sholom on
Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. Students will be
informed of an 8-week experience
that will acquaint them with the
birthplace of Western Civilization
Israel. This intensive program
has been developed utilizing an in-
terdisciplinary curriculum which
will be discussed during the even-
ing. Students can choose from any
of five sessions throughout the
school year to participate in this
The 14th Annual Temple Beth-
El Art Festival, a juried indoor art
exhibition and sale featuring
many of Florida's finest artists
competing for $3,000 in prize
money will be held Jan. 17,18 and
19 at the Congregation, 400
Pasadena Avenue South, St.
This event has grown from 2b
artists and a few hundred viewers
in its first year to 55 artists and
thousands of viewers in 1986. For
further information contact Deb-
bie Nye Sembler, 360-0467 or
Wendy Wax Adksr, 360-9797.
Hillel Students Invited to
Participate in the Talent
Four of the nine seventh
graders at the Hillel School of
Tampa were invited to participate
in the seventh annual Talent
Search conducted by the Talent
Identification Program (TIP) of
Duke University at Durham,
North Carolina, as part of a na-
The seventh graders to par-
ticipate are: Joshua Bass, Ian
Davidson, Joshua Ewen and
The Scholastic Aptitude Test
(SAT), a standardized test design-
ed for older students is used to
measure the verbal, mathematical
and general reasoning ability of
these highly gifted seventh
To be eligible students have to
score in the 97th percentile or
above in verbal and mathematical
skills on national standardized
Former students of the Hillel
School have achieved such
recognition in the past.
MENORAH MANOR GUILD
Everyone is applauding the
fabulously successful fundraising
gala held by Menorah Manor Guild
recently at Ruth Eckerd Hall! A
sellout two months before the ac-
tual event, it was a memorable
evening of wining, dining, dancing
and the brilliance of Ben Vereen
Through the sale of tickets at
$125 per person, the Guild is well
on its way to funding a lift van for
the use of Menorah Manor
residents. Sue Schecter and the
Ways and Means Committee are
already planning for other spec-
tacular events for 1987 to en-
courage wide-spread community
Friday, Nivimfcii 14
Candlelighting tin* 5:18 p.m.
7:30 p.m. Kol Ami New Members Shabbat
7:30 p.m. Kol Ami Jewish Tower* Youth Service
6:50 p.m. JCC Executive Committee meeting
7:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Finance Committee meeting
8 p.m. JCC Board meeting
Satnrdav, Ninas ir IS
1 p.m. Kol Ami Boneem
Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood Fundraiser
8 p.m. Kol Ami Sisterhood Art Auction
Snnday, Neveasbar 1C
Tune in "The Sunday Simca" WMNF 88.5-FM 11 a.m.1
CC Book Fair
1 p.m.-4 p.m. Open House at North Branch JCC
2 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Bowling at Coun-
7 p.m. Kol Ami Boneem, Kadima, and USY meeting
Monday. November 17
JCC Book Fair
8 p.m. Schaarai Zedek Board of Trustees meeting
Tneeday, November 18
10:30 a.m. ORT/Bay Horizons General meeting
4 p.m. Jewish Towers Board meeting
6 p.m. YAD Solicitation Training meeting
7:30 p.m. Brandeis Women Atlantic Monthly Study
7:30 p.m. Kol Ami Board of Education meeting
8 p.m. Chabad Lubavitch Couples Study Group
Wednesday, November It
Jewish Community Food Bank
10:30 a.m. Hadassah/Tampa Chapter General meeting
12:30 p.m. Kol Ami Senior Socialites
4:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Executive Commit-
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Happy Hour
5:30 p.m. ADL of B'nai B'rith Executive Committee
7 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Major Gifts Event at
Tampa Museum of Art
7:30 p.m. ADL of B'nai B'rith Education Committee
7:30 p.m. Bay Area Singles Board meeting
7:46 p.m. Kol Ami Sisterhood meeting
Tharadav, November 20
10 am. Brandeis Women Art Study Group
Friday, November 21
Candlelighting time 5:14 p.m.
United Synagogue Convention
JCC Preschool Shabbat
8 p.m. North Tampa Reform Jewish Association ORT
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom High School in Israel Shabbat
Satardav, November 22
8 p.m. Hillel School Parents' Association "Gift of Gold"
Snnday. November 23
Tune in "The Sunday Simca" WMNF 88.5-FM 11 a.m.1
CC Youth Track Event
7 p.m. Kol Ami Kadima and USY meetings
Monday. November 24
10:30 a.m. Jewish Towers Residents Association Board
4:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Board meeting
Tnesday. November 26
Jewish War Veterans Cake Sale
10 a.m. Brandeis Women Potpourri
10 am. Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Board meeting
4:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Foundation Board meeting
6:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Board meeting
7 p.m. Jewish War Veterans General meeting
7 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/Y AD Executive Board
8 p.m. Hadassah/Ameet General meeting
Wednesday, November 2C
Jewish Community Food Bank
9:30 a.m. National Council Jewish Women Board
12:30 p.m. Kol Ami Senior Socialites
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Executive Board meeting
Friday, November 28
Candlelighting time 5:14 p.m.
JCC Vacation Day Program
2001 Swann Avenue 261-4216 Rabbi Samuel Malbnger Services: Friday, 8 p.m.;
Saturday, 9 am. Daily morning and evening minyan, 7:80 am., 6:46 p.m.
CONGREGATION KOL AMI CinsnrvaHvi
3919 Moran Road 962-6888 Rabbi H. David Rone, Cantor Sam Imak Service*:
Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday. 9:30 am.
CONGREGATION RODEPH SHOLOM Cmnwlw
2718 Bayabore Boulevard 887-1911 Rabbi Kenneth Bergwr, hasan William
Hauben Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 am. Daily: Minyan, 7:16.
CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZEDEK I
3803 Swann Avenue 876-2877 Rabbi Richard J. Bimholx. Rabbi Joan Glaser
Farber. Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:80 am.
CONGREGATION BA18 TEFFILAH Ortaeeax
8418 Handy Road No. 108 Rabbi Yoeai Dubrowiki 962-2376 Services Friday
evening 7 p.m.; Saturday morning 9:80 am.
NORTH TAMPA REFORM JEWISH ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 317, Tampa, Fla 88618, 961-7622. Congregants officiating, Vikki Silver-
man, Cantor. Services at 8 p.m., first and third Friday of each month, Masonic Com-
munity Lodge, 402 W. Waters Ave. (at Ola).
P.O. Box 271167. Rabbi Yomie Dubrowski, Executive Director. 963-2817.
CHABAD HOUSE JEWISH STUDENT CENTER
13801 N. 37th St. No. 1114. Rabbi Dovid Mockin, Program Coordinator. 971-6234.
Friday night Services one half hour after sunset. Tuesday night classes at 8 p.m.
B'NAI B'RITH HILLEL FOUNDATION at U.8.F./U.T./H.C.C.
U.S.F.-CTR 2882 Tampa 33620 972-4488. Services and Oneg Shabbat Friday
evening 7 p.m. Sunday Bagel Brunches, 11:80 am.
JEWISH CONGREGATION OF SUN CITY CENTER
684-9162, United Community Church, 1601 La Jolla Street, Sun City Center, Ser-
vices: Friday, 8 p.m.
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^dmother Sylvia Crystal of of Wichitai k^^ ^ Loaia
wJL-S :f^nd^ather*Ralp5 Wo,fe of Denver= and the
Jm!i!?J? T?^ ^ ai!d Schwartzbard family of
uncles Norrna and Ike Maybruck Washington. D.C.
Wendy and Robert Crystal; and
cousins Cheryl, Robert, Teri,
Shawn, Jordan, and Lauren; and
other family and friends from
New York, California, and
Florence Stesis, Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Stesis and Sara, Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Levine of Penn-
sylvania; Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Stesis and Barrie and Shana of
New Jersey; Mrs. Janet Kossman
and Samantha and Kip of Col-
orado. Other special guests will be
attending from Pennsylvania,
Maryland, Washington, D.C. and
New Jersey and Florida.
Deborah Hope Crystal,
daughter of Ellen and Neal
Crystal, will be called to the Torah
as a Bat Mitzvah of Friday, Nov.
14 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov.
15 at 10 a.m. at Congregation
Rodeph Sholom. Rabbi Kenneth
Berger and Cantor William
Hauben will officiate.
Deborah is a student in the 8th
Grade Rodeph Sholom Religious
School and a member of Kadima.
She is an honor student at
Berkeley Preparatory School and
has played on their basketball and
softball teams. She is a member of
the Spirit and Drama Clubs.
Deborah has also been on the
swim and tennis teams at Ra-
quette Lake Girls Camp.
The Oneg Shabbat on Friday
evening will be hosted by Dr. and
Mrs. Gene Balis, Dr. and Mrs.
Stuart Goldsmith, Mr. and Mrs.
Marty Lev. Dr. and Mrs. David
Solomon, and Dr. andJJrs. Byron
Verkauf. Welcome baskets will be
provided by Marcia and Jack
Mr. and Mrs. Crystal will host
the Kiddush luncheon following
the services in honor of the occa-
sion and a reception Saturday
evening at the Harbour Island
Hotel. A Sunday brunch at the
Crystal home will be hosted by
Deborah's grandmother Sylvia
Special guests will include
Marc Aaron Kermisch, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Kermisch, will
be called to the Torah as a Bar
Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 15 at
11 a.m. at Congregation Schaarai
Zedek. He will be called to the
Torah, not only for himself, but
also to represent his less fortunate
Russian brother, Lev Uigdarov.
Rabbi Richard Birnholz ana Rabbi
Joan Glazer Farber will officiate.
The celebrant is a student in the
7th Grade at Schaarai Zedek
Religious School and is active in
the Junior Youth Group. Marc at-
tends the-Independent Day School
and is on the Soccer and Cross
Country teams and is a member of
the Yearbook staff.
Mr. and Mrs. Kermisch will host
the Oneg Shabbat on Friday even-
ing and the Kiddush luncheon of
Saturay following the servioes in
honor of the occasion.
Special guests will include
Marc's grandmother Mrs. Freda
Wolfe of Kansas City, Missouri,
his great-aunt Rose Bordman of
Kansas City, his uncles Don Wolfe
The Hillel School of Tampa
INVITES YOU TO CELEBRATE
"The Gift of Gold
Saturday, November 22
TAMPA AIRPORT MARRIOTT HOTEL
Come dressed to enjoy square dancing,
a Kosher chuckwagon buffet dinner, the
awarding of many prizes, and fun for everyone.
Gift of Gold tickets can be purchased from
Hillel parents and board members for a
$100.00 donation. For additional information
Sydney Alexis Cutler, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Edward (Buddy)
Cutler will be called to the Torah
as a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday,
November 22 at 11 a.m. at Con-
gregation Schaarai Zedek. Rabbi
Richard Birnholz and Rabbi Joan
Glazer Farber will officiate.
Sydney is an eighth grade stu-
dent at Berkeley Preparatory
School where she is on the Head-
master's List, is an eighth grade
Prefect and secretary of the Ser-
vice Club. Sydney was a partici-
pant in the Duke University
Talent Identification Program
and was a Gold Key winner in the
county-wide art contest sponsored
by Robinson's of Florida. In addi-
tion, Sydney is a gymnast who
competes for LaFleur's Gym-
nastic Club of Tampa. She com-
petes at the Class III In-
termediate Optional level and will
be starting her fifth competitive
season this year.
The Friday evening Oneg Shab-
bat, coordinated by Mr. and Mrs.
Donald Stein, is hosted by them
and friends and family of Mr. and
Mrs. Cutler. Mr. and Mrs. Cutler
will host the Saturday Kiddush
luncheon at the Temple and a
Saturday evening reception and
dinner at the Tower Club in honor
of Sydney for out-of-town guests.
A Sunday morning brunch will be
hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell
Bentley at their home for out-of-
Special guests attending the Bat
Mitzvah include Mr. and Mrs. Ed-
ward I. Cutler, of Tampa; Mrs.
Augusta Ann Hurvitx, 69, of Apollo Beach,
died Oct. 28, 1986. Mr*. Hurvitx came to
Apollo Beach 10 year* ago from Baltimore.
She was formerly a member of Congrega-
tion Rodeph Sholom and Rodeph Sholom
Sisterhood. Survivors include her husband,
Morris; daughter, Nancy Hoelrins, Tampa;
brothers, Charles and Harold Brager, of
Maryland; sisters, Bess Silverstein. Califor-
nia, Irene Oshinsky, N.Y., Sue Levy, Boca
Raton, FL, and Sylvia Steinberg of Braden
ton; and her grandson, Michael Charles
Fisher, of Tampa. Donations may be made
to the American Cancer Society or to the
charity of your choice.
Irving J., 86, of Tampa, died Wednesday,
Oct. 29, 1986 He is survived by two
daughters, Sylvia Post of Tampa and Ber-
nice Kalliah of New York.
Y vette, 76, of Sun City Center, died Thurs-
day, October 30, 1986. She is survived by
her husband, Benjamin
Michael, 86, of Tampa, died Sunday, Oc-
tober 26, 1986. following an extended il-
lness. He was a resident of the Tampa Bay
area for one year, moving from New York.
He was a clerk with the U.S. Post Office.
Simon J., 86, of Tampa, died Sunday,
November 2. 1986. He was a resident of
Tampa for over 60 years, moving from
Jerusalem, Israel. He was the retired owner
of department stores. He is survived by four
nephews, Sam and Nathan, both of Tampa;
and Dr. Isaac and Dr. Abe, both of Miami;
and several nieces.
Darin Adam Goldstein, son of
Dr. and Mrs. Burton Goldstein
will be called to the Torah as a Bar
Mitzvah on Saturday, November
22 at 9:30 a.m. at Congregation
Kol Ami. Rabbi David Rose and
Cantor Sam Isaak will officiate.
The celebrant is a student in the
Hey Class at Kol Ami Religious
School. Darin attends 8th Grade
at Berkeley Preparatory School.
He is a member of the National
Junior Honor Society and a high
honors student. Darin earned a
certificate of Merit from the Duke
University Talent Search and
serves as part of the Math team
and Debate Club.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rudolph,
Mr. and Mrs. David Rosenzweig,
and Dr. and Mrs. Lewis Lauring
will host the Friday evening Oneg
Shabbat. A Kiddush luncheon on
Saturday at Kol Ami and an even-
ing reception at the Harbour
Island Hotel will be hosted by Dr.
and Mrs. Goldstein in honor of the
occasion. A Sunday morning
brunch will be held at Darin's
home for out of town guests.
Special guests include Darin's
grandparents from Washington
and New Jersey. Aunts, uncles,
and cousins will be attending from
around the United States.
TEL AVIV Israel's
Volunteer Blood Donors'
Organization, a support group of
Magen David Adorn, Israel's Na-
tional Blood Service, recently
celebrated their Jubilee Anniver-
sary by issuing an appeal to the
Israeli public to donate blood on
their 50th birthday, or on any fix-
ed date each year, thereby assur-
ing Magen David Adorn of the
vitally needed blood and blood
products to help in caring for the
sick and the wounded.
The Volunteer Blood Donors'
Organization was founded in Tel
Aviv in June, 1936, during the
Arab riots. Its work over the past
five decades has continued to pro-
ve its merit in peacetime and
throughout all of Israel's wars
with an outstanding record in
blood contributions, which are
now made within the framework
of MDA Blood Services. Members
donate blood several times each
year, and are always prepared to
give their blood when called upon.
Through the organization's cons-
tant flow of blood donations to
MDA, tens of thousands of lives
have been saved.
The importance of this organiza-
tion lies in the fact that it ensures
availability of known blood donors
in any given emergency. This is
accomplished by precise records
that are kept by the organization
and MDA on all volunteer donors,
according to blood groups, which
are maintained in a computerized
filing system. In the last few
years, the organization's services
have been frequently required in
cases of complex surgery requir-
ing multiple units of blood, as well
as special units for patients with
rare blood types or diseases of the
blood or kidneys.
With the new $12 million MDA
National Blood Service Center
under construction in Ramat Gan,
the function of the Organization
will be even more vitally impor-
tant in securing blood donations
to be processed by the MDA Blood
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Ambassador Netanyahu Calls On American Jewish Youth To
Emulate Telem, The Movement For Fulfillment Through Aliyah
NEW YORK Benyamin
Netanyahu, Israel's Ambassador
to the United Nations was the key
speaker at the dedication of the
new national headquarters of
TELEM, the movement for
zionist fulfillment through Aliyah,
at 37 East 67 Street, New York
City. He congratulated the young
members, each of whom has
pledged to make Aliyah, for being
part of "the only self-liquidating
Jewish organization." He urged
them to share their commitment
to self-fulfillment as future
Israelis with their American
Jewish contemporaries, and at the
same time called upon Jewish
youth in the United States to
follow their path to their
homeland Eretz Yisroel.
Ambassador Netanyahu em-
phasized the uniqueness of the
Jewish people. "Every people that
lost its land has disappeared. Only
the Jews have survived displace-
ment and returned to their
homeland to reestablish
themselves as a nation." He spoke
of standing before the Arch of
Titus in the Roman Forum and
watching tourist groups of Scan-
dinavians and Japanese looking at
the menorah and both exclaiming
He said: "It got me to think. All
these people sense something
that that arch and its candelabra
is the world's most potent symbol
of the reversal of the laws of
history. The Romans, conquerors
of Jerusalem, who built the arch,
and their empire are dead. But
Jerusalem and its citizens are
alive and well and vibrant, and the
KGB Agents Treat
Nudel Roughly on Bus
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Long-time refusenik Ida Nudel
was removed from a Moscow-
bound bus in the city of
Bendery last month while en
route to meet with Elie
Wiesel, who was visiting
Moscow, according to both the
Student Struggle for Soviet
Jewry and the Long Island
Committee for Soviet Jewry.
Witnesses said she was pick-
ed up by her arms and legs and
thrown from the vehicle to the
ground by three KGB agents,
who then took her to their
headquarters. Nudel was
reportedly told there that she
was barred from leaving the ci-
ty until Nov. 10, when she
must report back to learn what
further restrictions will be im-
posed upon her.
HA PER a
Nudel, 56, has been living in
exile in Bendery, Moldavia,
since 1982, and occasionally
allowed to return to Moscow
for medical care. She has been
banned from living in Moscow
since 1978, when she was ar-
rested for hanging a banner
from her Moscow apartment
balcony that read, "KGB, Give
Me a Visa to Israel."
Nudel first applied to im-
migrate to Israel in May 1971
along with her sister, Dana
Jews are a people reborn." Am-
bassador Netanyahu stressed that
"we didn't want to conquer a new
land. We wanted to go back to our
own homeland. It was a desire and
determination that 20 centuries
could not erode. Instead, it grew
stronger. You don't hear in Chris-
tian prayers 'next year in the
To the Telemites, all of whom
are preparing to go to Israel, he
spoke of having trekked across
Israel during his five years in the
army. "My soles were literally on
fire. Again and again I came to a
stop, tingling before a historically
meaningful spot." He asserted:
"We came back for all the Jews
who suffered massacre, pogroms,
degradation. A tremendous ex-
hilarating, personally fulfilling ex-
perience awaits you. Your friends
don't feel that way when they
walk in Poughkeepsie."
Emphasizing that he wasn't
speaking against individual
careers, he said "you have an op-
portunity that didn't exist for
your grandfather, who could only
dream 'next year in Jerusalem.'
Ambassador Netanyahu spoke
of the European community as the
great cultural and spiritual heart
of Jewish history for two millenia.
"And suddenly six million were
destroyed and the heart of Euro-
pean Jewry was torn out. But out
of the ashes Israel became the
new heart of the Jewish people."
In an appeal to American
Jewish youth, he concluded:
"Those who want to secure the
future of the Jewish people and
their own future as Jews have a
personal commandment: join
Israel's Ambassador to the UN, Benyamin Netanyahu is sneak-
ing to Telem members at the dedication of its national head-
quarters at 87 East 67th Street, New York City. Sam Shube, na-
tional co-chairman of Telem is directly to the Ambassador's left.
Next to him is Consul General Moshe Yegar. All Telem members
are pledged to Zionist self-fulfillment through Aliyah to Israel.
(Photo by Berez)
Loan Opportunities for Veterans
The U.S. Small Business Ad-
ministration (SBA) offers many
guaranteed loan programs for
veterans especially Vietnam-
era and disabled veterans. The
Small Business Development
Center (SBDC) is offering a
seminar, "How to Use the
Vietnam-Era Veterans Program
to Obtain Financial Assistance
For Your Small Business," to help
veterans find out more about the
programs and the steps in putting
together a good loan package.
The seminar will take place
from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday,
Nov. 18 at the Holiday Inn-
University, across from the
University Square Mall, Tampa.
The featured speaker will be
Charles Boynton, Regional
Veterans' Affairs Specialist. The
seminar, which will be co-
sponsored by the Veterans Ad-
ministration and SBA, will be free,
and registration must be made in
advance by calling any SBDC of-
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