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Volume 9 Number 3
Tampa, Florida Friday, January 23, 1987
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Price 36 CenU
SUPER SUNDAYFEBRUARY 1
1987 Campaign Off
To Record Start
IT'S FOR YOU...
Leadership Expresses Optimism
This phone'sfor you! Answer the call. It is as
great a mitzvah to help another person make a
charitable contribution as it is to make that
contribution yourself. Pictured checking the
phones are (standing from left) Harold
Abrams, Don Weinbren, Cynthia Linsky;
(seated from left) Elaine Linsky, Risa
Mendelson, and Mitchell Linsky.
Timor and Friedman Will Speak
To Community Relations Committee
Thursday. Jan. 29, the Com-
munity Relations Committee of
the Tampa Jewish Federation will
hold a dinner meeting at the
Jewish Community Center, 6:30
p.m. Mr. Rahamim Timor, the
new Consul General of Israel in
Miami and Bernie Friedman, the
new Government Affairs Consul-
tant for the Florida Association of
Jewish Federations, will be the
guest speakers.
Mr. Timor will discuss Israel's
current status in the Middle East.
Mr. Timor served in the Israel
Defense forces since Israel's In-
dependence. He also heM many
diplomatic positions, including the
Ambassador of Israel to Brazil,
Ambassador to Cyprus, and
Israel's Ambassador to Zaire.
Bernie Friedman will discuss his
role as the Government Affairs
Consultant and will inform the
community how they can utilize
his services to improve the quality
of Jewish life in Tampa. Bernie is
an attorney and he served as
Chief of Staff for Congressman
Larry Smith in Hollywood, Fla.
He has an extensive history of
political involvement.
that affect
commented
our
Nat
Campaign Chairman Walter H.
Kessler has announced a pledge
total of $677,000 as of Jan. 1 for
the 1987 Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion/United Jewish Appeal Cam-
paign. This represents a 30 per-
cent card-for-card increase over
1986. "Not only are we more than
a third of the way toward our
goal," Kessler stated, "but we are
1400,000 ahead of where we were
at this time last year."
Kessler pointed out that these
record-breaking statistics are the
results of a dedicated corps of
solicitors and a high level of com-
mitment from our contributors.
"We are also grateful for the
response of our major beneficiary
agencies Board of Directors who
have helped to set the pace with
their increased giving," Kessler
concluded.
Goal Setting
the 1987 Campaign and Federa-
tion leadership, in an attempt to
realistically establish a goal for
the 1987 campaign, embarked on
a two-fold approach. First, the
recipient agencies were asked to
prepare a budget for 1987-1988
based on needs. Secondly, the
Federation Board of Directors
and the agencies Boards of Direc-
tors were then asked to make
their individual commitments to
the 1987 campaign.
The agencies results are ex-
tremely encouraging, with
percentage increases averaging
over 40 percent. The leadership
was in agreement that unless
those involved in the community
agencies are willing to increase
their financial participation, then
they could not expect the rest of
the community to also respond.
After a review of the projected
budgets, a goal based on needs
totaled $1.5 million. The cam-
paign cabinet and the Tampa
Jewish Federation Executive
Committee have recommended a
minimum 1987 goal of $1.4 million
which would be approximately 30
percent higher than the 1986 cam-
paign. The Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion Board of Directors will
ultimately set the goal at the end
of January, and are expected to
adopt the $1.4 million
recommendation.
The beneficiaries of the 1987
Tampa Jewish Federation/United
Jewish Appeal Campaign will in-
clude Jews of every age in Tampa,
in Israel, and throughout the
world.
'Your phone line is a
Cathy Gardner.
Rahamim Timor
In addition to the speakers, the
CRC will discuss agenda items in-
cluding: Black/Jewish relations,
Church/state separation and Yom
Hashoah. "Part of the respon-
sibility of the Tampa Jewish
Federation is to inform the com-
munity about the many pertinent
social issues
longevity,"
Continued on Page 5
Hillel School To Welcome
Prospective Parents
To Open House, Jan. 26
The Hillel School of Tampa will hold an Open House on Monday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
to acquaint the parents of prospective students with the school. Visitors will have the op-
portunity to meet members of the faculty and current parents, tour the facility, and learn
about enrollment opportunities for the 1987-88 academic year.
The Hillel School, founded in 1970, is a community day school which provides an in-
tegrated program of general and Judaic studies for students from kindergarten through
eighth grade. It is housed in a modern, two-year-old nine-classroom building located at
501 South Habana Avenue, on the campus of the Jewish Community Center. Although
Hillel and the JCC are independent agencies, a cooperative agreement between them pro-
vides Hillel's students with the use of gymnasium, library, chapel and auditorium
facilities.
Headmaster Joachim Scharf has invited all interested members of the community to
visit the Hillel School. "We are proud to be able to offer excellence in general studies, and
a full program of high-quality Judaic studies in a warm atmosphere which considers the
total development of each child," he said.
Information about the Hillel School, the Open House, or enrollment requirements
may be obtained by calling the office, 875-8287. Those who are unable to attend on Jan. 26
are encouraged to arrange a day-time appointment.


Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, January 23, 1987
ALLOCATIONS FROM THE 1986 CAMPAIGN
United Jewish Appeal...............................................$462,538
TAMPA AGENCIES
Jewish Community Center........................................... 116,000
Tampa Jewish Family Services....................................... 92,000
Hillel School ...................................................... 55,000
Jewish Floridian................................................... 14,000
Tampa-Orlando-Pinellas Jewish Foundation........................... 19,400
Tampa Jewish Federation........................................... 118,211
Jewish Community Food Bank ...................................... 100
High School in Israel............................................... 4,000
Bay Area Singles.......................................-............ 500
Dial A Bus........................................................ 1,000
Menorah Manor................................................... 3.000
STATE AGENCIES
Hillel Foundations of Florida........................................ 3,000
River Garden Jewish Home for the Aged ............................. 10,950
Florida Legislative Consultant ....................................... 2,482
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization..................................... 1,000
NATIONAL AGENCIES
J. W. B........................................................... 1,400
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith........ ..................... 600
Jewish Telegraphic Agency................................. ........ 100
American Jewish Committee......................................... 50
National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council................ 550
Jewish War Veterans............................................... 50
Joint Cultural Appeal............................................... 50
Jewish Children's Service (Atlanta)................................... 650
United H.I.A.S. Service............................................. 200
Jewish Education Service of North America........................... 100
American Jewish Congress.......................................... 50
National Jewish Resource Center..................................... 50
National Conference of Soviet Jewry................................. 200
Council of Jewish Federations....................................... 19,010
1987
THE TURNING POINT
MAJOR BENEFICIARY AGENCIES*
UNITED JEWISH APPEAL ... The Uniied Israel Appeal is the major beneficiary of
fund* raised by (he United Jewish Appeal. As such, it evaluates programs and projects carried out by the
Jewish Agency for Israel and determines the appropriate use of these funds tor the Agency"s work in im-
migrant absorption, housing, health care, job training, education, senior citizen programs, agricultural
settlements, and youth services.
Additionally, Uniied Jewish Appeal funds support the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
(JCD). Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS). and New York Association for New Americans (NYANA).
The JCD which includes ORT, provides a wide range of health, welfare and cultural services to needy Jews
in 43 countries around the world. HIAS helps Jewish immigrants in countries other than Israel; NYANA
does so in the greater New York area, where the majority of U.S. resettlements take place.
TAMPA JEWISH FEDERATION ... The Tampa Jewish Federation is the modern
expression of thousands of years of Jewish communal history. Crucial in this history is a system of ethical
and moral values which express the fundamental principle of Tzedakah justice and righteousness, con-
cern for one's fellow man.
The Federation is the community instrument for meeting our responsibilities to provide essential services
for our people, whatever the needs may be. Improving the quality of life for people at all social and economic
levels is the goal of each of the services and programs conducted by the Federation, its affiliates and
beneficiaries.
Working together through the Tampa Jewish Federation can and does make an important impact on
Jewish life everywhere in the world.
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER The Tampa Jewish Community Center provides
a meeting ground for individuals and groups of different ages and backgrounds, and offers the entire family
rewarding use of its leisure time. Parents and children can come together here, strengthening family ties
by sharing their hours of relaxation. Children can find constructive outlets for their energy and projects
for their minds, through the Jewish Community Center's nursery school program, day care, summer camp
programs, after school, and extensive sports activities. Senior adults can embark on new ventures, make
new friends, develop new interests, and lead busy and productive lives through the many programs offered
at the Center. The Jewish Community Center's educational and cultural program fulfill a wide variety of
needs for the entire Tampa Jewish community.
TAMPA JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES ... The critical importance of family life is
basic to the Jewish tradition. The Tampa Jewish Federation, through the Tampa Jewish Family Services,
supports and enriches the basic structure of Jewish family life, with community support systems to aid
families in crisis and help families maintain their strengths.
The Agency provides counseling for families as the pressures of living in today's world becomes more
complex. Basic services include counseling for marital difficulties, family life education programs, counsel-
ing for family problems, parent-child relationships, behavioral and school problems, services to the aged,
I manual and employment difficulties, and counseling for individual adults and adolescents under stress
or with emotional problems.
HILLEL SCHOOL OF TAMPA Hillel School is now serving over 100 students from
Kindergarten through 8th Grade at its new campus located on the grounds of the Jewish Community Center.
The Hillel School has a dual track program offering an enriched general studies and Judaic studies cur-
riculum. The general studies curriculum consists of language arts, mathematics, science, the social sciences,
computers, and the fine arts. The Judaic studies consists of Jewish history integrated with world history,
religious ritual and celebrations. Torah and Prophets, Hebrew language and Rabbinic literature. In a relatively
short period of time, the Hillel School has gained wide community recognition and continues to strive for
excellence in the services it offers.
See I9W. Campaign Allocahom for complete list.
There's Still Time
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The Tampa Jewish Federation is the central coordinating and social planning agency
for the Tampa Jewish community. Through the Tampa Jewish Federation, Tampa's
Jewry unites for a common purpose: to help fellow Jews live as Jews with pride, in
safety and without want, wherever they may be.
In 1986, the Tampa Jewish community fell short of its campaign goal. As a result,
many programs and services have been curtailed and we have not met our obligation
to national and overseas Jewish responsibilities.
The 1987 Tampa Jewish Federation/United Jewish Appeal Campaign will test our
ability to provide a full share of the funds required to meet the totality of Jewish needs
throughout the world.
TJF/UJA
Campaign History
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If you haven't already signed up
to volunteer for Super Sunday,
Feb. 1, it's still not too late call
the Federation office, 875-1618.
In addition to knowing that you
are taking part in this most vital
fundraising effort for your com-
munity, the event will be fun and
exciting. "We want it to be upbeat
... we want people to come and to
have a good time, but at the same
time we want them to know that
what they are doing is extremely
important for them, and for the
whole community," stated Cathy
Gardner and Don Weinbren,
Super Sunday Co-Chairmen.
To generate additional excite-
ment and enthusiasm, this year's
Super Sunday theme will be the
"Roaring Twenties." A
"speakeasy," "back room,"
"stock market," atmosphere will
be created throughout the Jewish
Community Center building.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner will
be provided. Volunteers are re-
quested to arrive 45 minutes prior
to their session for training. If so-
meone is unable to work on Super
Sunday Super Week, scheduled
the week of Feb. 2-5 from 7-9 p.m.
is another option. Over 30
volunteers have already enrolled
to make calls that week as a
follow-up effort to reach their
Jewish neighbors and friends.
If you're going to be home dur-
ing that time, be sure to "Answer
The Call" when a Super Sunday
volunteer telephones you.
Both are great ways to express
your Jewish values.
Join in the "action" whether
you volunteer or stand by your
phone, be ready to do your part in
helping create a brighter future
here in Tampa, in Israel, and
around the world.
Business And Professional Women's
Network Sponsors Fashion Show
Monday, Jan. 26, the Business
and Professional Women's Net-
work of the Tampa Jewish
Federation will host a fashion
show titled, "From Desk to Din
ner." at the Greenhouse
Restaurant in the Westahore
MaaB Brothers.
Models from B and P and from
Maas Brothers will highlight spr-
ing fashions. In addition to the
modeling, a fashion consultant
will discuss the art of
accessorizing.
Maas Brothers has the capacity
to only seat 40 individuals for this
program. Networking will occur
from 5:30-6:15 p.m., dinner is at
6:15 p.m., and the fashion show
will begin at 7 p.m. The cost is
113.50 per person. Please contact
the Tampa Jewish Federation no
later than Jan. 23 to RSVP.

'Inmre the future' Rim
Mendelson


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The following services are available to the local community through the agencies of the Tampa Jewish Federation. All of
these services are beneficiaries of the Tampa Jewish Federation-UJA Campaign and government agencies, and the scope
and effectiveness of their services depend on your support in the 1987 campaign. To find out more about a specific activi-
ty, please call the agency directly, or call the Tampa Jewish Federation.
Tampa Jewish Federation...................................875-1618
Gary S. Alter, Executive Vice President
Harold Abrams, Campaign Director
Lisa S. Bush, Assistant Director
Tampa Jewish Community Center.....................872-4451
Martin Pear, Executive Director
Tampa Jewish Family Services..........................251-0083
Dr. Anschel O. Weiss, Executive Director
Hlllel School of Tampa........................................875-8287
Joachim Scharf, Headmaster

Services for Seniors
Dally Kosher Hot Lunch
Senior Citizen Apartments
Nursing Home Care
Transportation (Friday evening Services)
Recreational Activities, including claases, danc-
ing, exercising, entertainment, and trips
Health Screening and clinics
Referral to Individual help for problems of
health, finances, housing, grief, employment,
and In-home help
Senior Citizens Arts and Crafts Center
(SACS on the Boulevard)
Volunteer Opportunities
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Center Tower and
Mary Walker Apartments
River Garden Home for the
Aged, Jacksonville and Men-
orah Manor, St. Petersburg
(Local Contact Tampa
Jewish Family Services)
Tampa Jewish Federation
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Services for Children and Youth
PRE SCHOOL (Ages 2 through Kindergarten)
Pre-Schooi and kindergarten classes
Extended day program for working Parents
Camp K'Ton Ton (winter and summer)
School of Music
Early childhood classes In photography, arts &
crafts, drama, and playgroups, etc.
Adult Education seminars on chlldcare
Special Events including carnivals and trips
YOUTH (Grades 1 through 12)
Hlllel School of Tampa Grades 1 through 8)
Jewish and secular education
Camp Chal (winter and summer)
School of Music
Miscellaneous classes In cooking, baton,
photography, drama, etc.
Gameroom Activities
Soccer League/Basketball Program
B'nal B'rlth Youth Organization (AZA, BBG)
Youth Council
Special Events including concerts and plays
Counseling in problems with parents, school peer
acceptance, alcohol and drugs, sexual adjust
ment, and other concerns interfering with
dally living
High School In Israel
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Canter
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Hlllel School
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Tampa Jewish Family Services
Tampa Jewish Federation
We encourage you to participate in our growing
and dynamic Jewish community; not only in the
above activities, but also by Joining and suppor-
ting Tampa's synagogues, agencies, and
organizations.
Hlllel University of South Florida/
University of Tampa.............................................972-4433
Rabbi Steven Kaplan, Director
Jewish Center Towers..........................................870-1830
Mary Walker Apartments.....................................985-8809
Juliet Rodriguez, Manager
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa...........................872-4470
Audrey Haubenstock, Editor

Services for College Students
Sabbath dinner
Jewish Library
Friday Night Services, Holiday Programs
Student Lounge
Sunday Bagel Brunches
Weekend mlnl-retrests (Shabbatonlm)
Free Informal courses In Hebrew. Basic Judaism,
Zionism, law philosophy and culture
Recreational activities Including parties coffee
houses, dances, speakers, Hlllel Film Festival
Israeli Folk Festival Concert, and
leadership training
Community Action Program, including Campus
Campaign for Federation/UJA
Counseling Services

Adult Services
Study groups
Clssses snd progrsm
Singles group
Couples Club/Club Variety
Film Festival
Book Reviews
School of Music/Dance
Special Events
Heslth snd physical education
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Community Services
Community Relations, Including public
education, inter-faith relations, Soviet
Jewry, Israel Task Fores, Holocaust snd
Telegram Bank
Community Planning Committee
Counseling for Individual, family and marital
problems; flnsncisl snd employment difficul-
ties; emotional snd physical handicaps,
problems with divorce, remarriage, rearing
children; coping with Illness, deeth or any
personal problems
Russian Resettlement Progrsm for Jewish im-
migrant families In areas of housing, jobs,
education, counseling snd acculturation
Family Ufa Education Programs offered to com-
munity organizations snd groups upon request
to enhance their personal growth and aware
ness snd to strengthen Jewish Family Life
Endowment Fund (TOP Jewish Foundstlon, Inc.)
Government Affairs (Legislative Consultant)
Community Food Bank
Woman's Division, Incorporating the Women's
Division campaign and a variety ot services
end educational opportunities for women to
become involved in Jewish communal life
Business a Professional Women's Network
(Women's Division)
Shalorn-Tamps/Newcomefs to the community
(Women's Division)
Community Calendar (Women's Division)
Soviet Jewryftlumen Rights Day Programs
(Women's Division)
Bay Area Singles
Young Adult Division
Jewish Culture Club
Health Fitness Center
mtergenerational Programs
Allyah Committee
President's Round Table
Softball, basketball snd football leagues for
adults
Health and physical education for all ages,
Including gymnastics, tennis clssses, and
pool activities
Cultural activities. Including concerts, plays,
ballet, film series, snd art exhibits
Israel Independence Day Celebration/Holiday snd
family programs
Yom Hashoa (Holocaust Memorial Day)
Tampa Jewish Federetlon/UJA Annual Campaign
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, January 28, 1987
Catholic-Jewish
Relations In Brazil
By ROCHELLE SAIDEL
NEW YORK (JTA) The
National Bishops' Conference
of Brazil has issued a 187-page
"Guide for a Catholic-Jewish
Dialogue in Brazil," according
to Rabbi Henry Sobel, coor-
dinator of the National Com-
mission for Catholic-Jewish
Dialogue sponsored by the
Bishop's Conference there.
Sobel, who heads the com-
mission of five Jewish and five
Catholic leaders, is rabbi at
Congregacao Israelite Paulista
in Sao Paulo, the largest
synagogue in Latin America.
The guide was prepared by
the commission and
distributed last month to
Brazi's 229 Catholic ar-
chdioceses and dioceses by the
National Bishops' Conference,
and it covers such subjects as
Israel, Jewish history, the
Holocaust, roots of anti-
Semitism, Judaism in Brazil,
and interfaith cooperation,
Sobel said during his visit to
New York last week to speak
to the American Jewish
Committee.
BRAZIL HAS the largest
Catholic population in the
world, some 117 million, and
the Jewish population is only
about 150,000. "The mere fact
that the Catholic Church
reaches out to the small Jewish
minority reflects theological
and political sensitivity, com-
mitment and vision,' Sobel
said.
Most significant is the fact
that the book acknowledges
the legitimate existence of the
State of Israel within secure
boundaries, Sobel said. He em-
phasized, however, that the
Bishops' Conference does not
have within its powers the
ability to recognize or not
recognize Israel. "This can on-
ly come from the Vatican,"
Sobel said. "But the mere fact
that the Brazilian Bishops
speak of 'the right of the Jews
to a peaceful political existence
in their land of origin' reflects
tremendous sensitivity."
The introduction to the
guide says its objective is
"helping Catholics in Brazil to
understand better the
historical, religious and na-
tional aspirations of the Jewish
people."
Written in simple language,
the guide is designed to
stimulate discussion on
Judaism in the Catholic chur-
ches and schools in Brazil.
Suggested questions include:
Does anyone know a Jew? Are
there prejudices in this socie-
ty? To what extent is the
figure of Judas used to
strengthen prejudices against
Jews? The manual points out
the sources of traditional and
continuing distrust between
Catholics and Jews.
THE BISHOPS' Con-
ference is known for its
political activism for social
justice in Brazil. In addition,
"they are ecumenical in spirit
and action and deeply commit-
ted to dialogue with the Jewish
community," according to
Sobel.
In November, 1986, in com-
memoration of the 20th an-
niversary of No8tra Aetate, the
first Pan-American Con-
ference on Catholic-Jewish
Relations was held in Sao
Paulo, under the sponsorship
of the Brazilian Bishops' Con-
ference. Seven resolutions
were adopted, including one
that stated "Zionism is not
racism," to mark the 10th an-
niversary of the United Na-
tions General Assembly adop-
tion of the infamous Zionism is
racism resolution.
In his remarks te the
AJCommittee, Sobel said that
the major problem confronting
Jews in Brazil was not anti-
Semitism but Semitism the
preservation of Jewish
identity.
"If we are mesmerized by
anti-Semitism," Sobel stated,
"we divert our energy from
many more urgent problems
on our agenda: Jewish identi-
Readers Write
EDITOR, The Jewish Floridian:
I believe your readers may have
an interest in what the Jewish
community does to assist Jewish
prisoners. Unlike most other
denominations, the answer is
generally nothing, with the
notable exception of the Lubavit-
cher organization. Having just
celebrated Chanukah with their
assistance the contrast became
apparent and the need to com-
municate it, immediate.
Lubavitchers have been the only
consistent Jewish contact
available to myself and fellow
Jewish prisoners during the past
four years. They have provided
much needed moral support and
guidance as well as intellectual
outlet. Prison is not meant to be
pleasant, but it need not be moral-
ly debilitating, if a support system
is available. Lubavitchers are, to
the extent possible, providing that
support.
Your time and interest are
greatly appreciated.
ALAN ABRAMOWTTZ
Polk Correctional
Institution
3ewisli Floridian
Of Tampa
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Former Denver Home Of Golda Men-
May Face Demolition This Month
DENVER (JTA) The City of Denver
may succeed in doing what the combined
Arab armies never could destroying Golda
Meir's home. The Denver Building Depart-
ment board of appeals was set to vote Thurs-
day whether to order the demolition of the
Golda Meir House, the home of the late Israeli
premier from 1913-14.
The board decided last month to postpone
its final decision of an appeal by local
residents Mel and Esther Cohen of a demoli-
tion decision reportedly backed by Mayor
Federico Pena.
THEY WERE representing the Golda Meir
Memorial Association. To save the house, the
board ordered the association to demonstrate
by Jan. 15 that it can restore, relocate and
utilize the building, entailing an extensive list
of conditions that could cost up to $150,000.
Meanwhile, the association must provide
additional security for the ramshackle struc-
ture, now stored on girders in the park here.
Building Department inspectors told the
board that the house is dangerous because of
structural weakness that could not practically
be restored due to deterioration.
Paul Hoskins, director of the city's Com-
munity Development Agency, said that the ci-
ty has spent upward of $27,000 and staff time
on utilizing the house over the last six years.
THE ASSOCIATION asked for six months
to begin its efforts to create a memorial to
Meir with the house. It now is seeking fun-
ding from foundations as well as voluntary
labor. A structural engineer it hired said the
building would not immediately collapse and
could be restored.
There was better news regarding the Pearl
Street Temple here, which the City and Coun-
ty of Denver plan to purchase.
Mayor Pena called the building historically
and architecturally important. It was the
center of the Jewish community for 60
years," said Rabbi Raymond Zwerin.
The city will invest $1 million. The Pearl
Street Temple Emanuel Foundation, the
organization formed in 1983 to prevent the
scheduled razing of the building, must raise
$250,000 to finalize the purchase.
Renovation of systems and addition of han-
dicap access will be funded by a $200,000 city
grant and $350,000 from the foundation,
which hopes to create a community center.
ty, Jewish education, Jewish
values, Jewish culture, we are
so concerned with the idea that
we may some day be denied
the right to be Jews, that we
neglect our duty to remain
Jews.
"OUR MOST urgent task in
Brazil today is not only to com-
bat possible anti-Semitic
trends. Brazilians are among a
most tolerant people, and con-
sequently, anti-Semitism is not
a major threat. The prominent
task is to motivate Jews to re-
main Jews."
Sobel emphasized that he
was not discounting dif-
ficulties facing Jews in Brazil.
He noted that: Brazil is leaning
more on oil-producing coun-
tries to cope with amounting
international dept of $120
billion; pro-PLO groups used
the Israeli operation in
Lebanon as a excuse to itensify
their public demonstrations;
the Methodist University of
Piracicaba recently joined with
the PLO in seminars on the
"Zionist threat"; and Brazil,
as a major arms manufac-
turerer, has sensitive relations
with Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and
other anti-Israel Arab nations.
Present-day uncertainties
affecting Brazil's Jews, Sobel
told the AJCommittee, center
largely on their former tenden-
cy to keep their distance from
social justice movements.
Unitl recently, he stated,
because of the rightwing
government, any movement
for human rights was
automatically interpreted as a
leftist movement against the
government.

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Tampa Jewish Family Services
Parenting Courses Planned
Regional Family Services Professionals Meet
Tampa Jewish Family Service
will offer the STEP (Systematic
Training for Effective Parenting)
course on both mornings and
evenings beginning on Tuesday,
Feb. 3.
Each six-week series will be led
by an experienced group leader
from Jewish Family Service and
will be held at the Tampa Jewish
Family Service office at 8902
North Dale Mabry, Tampa. The
morning series will start at 9:30
a.m., and the evening series will
begin at 7:30 p.m.
The STEP course offers a prac-
tical approach to understanding
our children's behavior, to better-
ing our methods of com-
municating with children, and to
<
applying consequences successful-
ly. Each presentation will allow
for discussion and for questions by
participants.
The fee for each participant will
be $35 or $65 per couple, in-
cluding the cost of the STEP book
which will be provided at the ses-
sions. A fee adjustment is possi-
ble. Please call Tampa Jewish
Family Service at 251-0083 if you
have any questions. To register,
simply mail in your name, ad-
dress, and telephone number
together with your check to Tam-
pa Jewish Family Service, 112
Magnolia Street, Tampa, Fla.
33606. Class size is limited, so
reserve your space early. Your
check is your reservation.
The Jewish Family Services of
Greater Orlando served as the
host agency for a meeting of the
North-Central Florida Associa-
tion of Jewish Family Services on
Monday, Jan. 12.
This full-day event included
presentations by Alvlh Gamson,
executive director of the Jewish
Family Service of Greater Orlan-
do,; on "Religiosis and
Religiousness: an issue in treat-
ment from a Jewish perspective."
A second presentation was
given by Sylvia Haas and Elliot
Shamas on "The use of the
sociogram
counseling."
in marriage
All professional staff of Tampa
Jewish Family Service par-
ticipated in this special program
which will enhance their profes-
sional training. This is the start of
the second year for this regional
group which meets formally three
times a year. Dr. Anschel Weiss,
executive director of Tampa
Jewish Family Service, will be ser-
ving as chairman for 1987.
This association is the profes-
sional voice of the Jewish Family
Service staffs of St. Petersburg,
Sarasota, Tampa, Orlando, and
Jacksonville.
Tu B'Shevat Celebration
A New Tampa Tradition
Perelman Joins Family Service Staff
Janice Perelman, a recent ar-
rival in the Tampa area, has joined
Tampa Jewish Family Services as
coordinator of public relations and
family life education. Janice has
worked as a staff developer and
trainer for five years and has been
in the social work field for over 13
years in Rhode Island. She holds a
Master of Arts in counseling from
the University of Rhode Island.
Janice has already become in-
volved in writing publications
such as the "Trustline," Tampa
Jewish Family Services' newslet-
ter, and articles for the Jewish
Floridian. In addition, she will
coordinate programs between
Tampa Jewish Family Services
and other local agencies such as
the Jewish Community Center
and Hillel School of Tampa.
Timor and Friedman Will Speak
To Community Relations Committee
Continued from Page 1
Doliner, CRC Chairman. "Too
many people perceive the Federa-
tion's role being narrowly defined
as a fundraising organization."
CRC's afford individuals the op-
portunity to broaden their scope
and knowledge of the Jewish
agenda.
Anyone who is interested in ser-
ving on CRC should contact Lisa
at the Tampa Jewish Federation,
875-1618. If you would like to at-
tend the Jan. 29 meeting, please
RSVP by Jan. 26!
"The tremendous success of last
year's Tu B'Shevat celebration at
Kol Ami has encouraged the com-
mittee to put even more effort and
energy into this year's program,"
said Judy Levitt, Tu B'Shevat
committee chairman. "Last year
we were successful in bringing
together many segments of the
community, an experience we
hope to repeat this year. We
would like to make this celebra-
tion a Tampa tradition. By doing
this we are showing our unity as a
community and our solidarity with
the people of Israel."
Please join the students of
Schaarai Zedek, Kol Ami, Rodeph
Sholom, North Tampa Reform
Jewish Congregation, Hillel Day
School and the JCC Pre-School, at
Congregation Schaarai Zedek,
3303 Swann Avenue, at 9:30 a.m.,
Sunday, Feb. 15. There will be a
special program for the adults and
a free picnic lunch for all. Parents
and the public are encouraged to
attend.
This event has been underwrit-
ten by the Jewish National Fund
and Mr. and Mrs. David Zohar.
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MAIN BRANCH:
2808 Horatio St.
Tampa, Fla. 33609
FANTASY THEATRE FACTORY
Comedy, Juggling, Mime, Clown, Dance... vaudeville
PRESENTED: Courtsejr of the arti'ats-in-the Schools Prograa,
jointly sponsored by the Art* Council of Taapa-Hilliborough
County and the Hillsborough County Public School.
Health And
P.E.
Yoga
Tuesday 6:30-8p.m. Main Branch.
$80, members; $45, non-members.
12 Weeks. (Adults Only)
Open Basketball
Monday-Wednesday. Adults
Only.
Club Variety
Schedule 1986
Join this fun loving, active
group of 60 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.
Club Variety now meets 2nd
Tuesday of the month.
Club Variety will have a Wine,
Cheese and Games Jan. 28, JCC
South at 7:80 p.m.
Come with your friends to enjoy
the oomraderie of this special
group. We are 65 years or older,
Married or Single group dedicated
to having fun. Please call the JCC,
872-4461 so that we'll know how
many to expect. Donation $6.
Save This Date
Saturday night, May 2, Israeli
Independence. Saturday night af-
fair featuring Yaffa Yarkoni
renowned Israeli performer.
Jewish Comi
PRE-SCHOOL
New Preschool Class
Main Branch Only
Playtots
Ages 18-24 months.
Must be 18 months by Jan. 1, 1987.
Time: 9-10:30 a.m., Tuesday and
Thursday.
Registration: $30. A parent-child class
designed for our youngest preschooler.
Monthly Tuition: JCC Members: Twice
a Week, $45; Non-members: Twice a
Week, $67.50.
For more information, call Cece
Hurwitz, Early Childhood director,
872-4451.
K-6 Youth
I am now working as the
Assistant Regional Director of
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization
for the North Florida Region. I
will miss the children from both
the North and Main Branch of
the Jewish Community Center. I
have enjoyed working as the
Youth Director at the Jewish
Community Center and hope
everyone shares in my growth
with BBYO. I will always
remember my experience with
the JCC and will use them: to
direct me in my new career. Good
luck to everyone and if you are
ever at the Center please stop in
and say Hello!
Sincerely,
Ellen Silverman
SAVE THIS DATE!
Sports and Leisure Vacation Day
February 6th
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Friday, January 23, 19877The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 7
NORTH BRANCH:
3919 Moran Road
Tampa, Fla. 33624
Second Home
M-F. Kindergarten through
sixth grade.
2-6 p.m. JCC and North.
Special Areas: Arts and
Crafts,
Cooking, Drama, Computers,
Sports Activities.
Fee: Members, $27.50;
Non-members, $42.50 weekly.
Transporation $20 monthly.
Daily Fee: (prior notice needed)
Members, $6; Non-members, $9.
Please include $1 for transportation.
Half Day Fee: Members, $3; Non-
members, $4.50. If transporation is
needed $1. For more information call
872-4451.
Still take registration Main and
North Branches.
Attention All
College Students
Looking for a fantastic way to
spend your summer? The JCC
Summer Camp is now interview-
ing for camp counselors, junior
counselors, camp specialists and
lifeguards. Please contact Cece
Hurwitz at 872-4451.
JCC Auction
The JCC'a AUCTION '87 is
coming in the Spring, bat don't
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Judy graduated from USF
December, 1986 with a BS.
She is originally from Orlan-
do. Judy worked as a
substitute teacher in the
Hillsborough County School
System before coming to the
Jewish Community Center.
Judy has worked in the Se-
cond Home program for over
a year and teaches one of our
three year old Preschool
classes at the North Branch.
Congratulations to Judy!!!
We know she will continue
doing a great job.
ATENTION!!!
Looking for substitute
teachers for Preschool and
Second Home programs.
Please call JCC Main
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Looking for teachers for
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Calling All Seniors
Good News! A New Center For Activities
How would you like to improve your skills, cultivate new
ones and join your peers in a warm, social atmosphere?
Here is your chance to really enjoy your retirement, meet
new people and learn something every day.
The Northside Jewish Community Center, adjacent to
Kol Ami at Moran Road (right off Dale Mabry and opposite
Bennigan's) is anxious to begin a series of new and in-
teresting courses for your pleasure, open to men and
women.
Below is a list of proposed subjects to be offered, depen-
ding on your response. Classes would be held at the above
'ocation sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. any day,
'onday through Frida as the response warrants.
Please take a moment to choose and check these classes
you might wish to attend. There is no obligation. This is
merely a survey to determine which courses are most ap-
pealing. If there are any other subjects you would prefer,
please feel free to list them under COMMENTS, as
indicated.
Aerobics
Bridge
Calligraphy
Crafts, hobbies
Fitness easy exercises
Flower arrangements
Folk dancing
Foreign languages
Travel Club snort trips
Current Events
COMMENTS:
Book Reviews
Human needs awareness
Interior Decorating
Painting water colors, drawing
Sewing, crocheting, knitting
Singing chorus
Fun with music
Drama
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Telephone Number^
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Sunday, February 15, 1987
At Congregation Schaarai Zedek
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Israel Touring Program Designed
To Challenge College Students
A touring program designed to
challenge the intellect of college-
age students by presenting a
glimpse of many aspects of Israeli
life is being offered this summer
exclusively by the American
Zionist Youth Foundation's Israel
Program Center.
Called, simply enough, the Col-
lege Summer Program, this uni-
que offering presents a com-
prehensive picture of Israel, its
history, development and politics.
According to Amos Doron of the
Israel Program Center, specially
selected and trained guides will
lead participants through four
weeks of touring. "Designed and
refined over many years by par-
ticipants themselves, the College
Summer Program accomplishes
the perfect blend of discovery,
education and fun," Mr. Doron
said.
The basic 30-day program may
be lengthened by five days with
selection of an option which in-
cludes five days in a kibbutz guest
house or five days with an ar-
chaeological dig and moshav.
Participants in the program are
offered the option of extending
their stay in Israel following the
formal itinerary or stopping off in
Europe before returning to the
United States. It is open to
students 18-22, with medical cer-
tification of good health. Ap-
plicants must complete a formal
application and a personal inter-
view which will be held in major
cities throughout the U.S.
"The AZYF is an educational
foundation working in close
cooperation with the Youth and
Hechalutz Department of the
World Zionist Organization in
Jerusalem," Doron explained.
"Parents can feel secure in the
knowledge that the Israel Pro-
gram Center brings more youth to
Israel every summer than all in-
dependent groups combined. Last
year, Youth and Hechalutz profes-
sionals who are responsible for the
programming and security for
young people from all over the
world, hosted more than 5,000
young Americans. El Al is the ex-
clusive carrier of the Israel Pro-
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For an application and more
detailed information on this and
other unique programs in Israel
sponsored exclusively by the
Israel Program Center contact
Amos Doron, 813-872-4451.
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and Warren Keith Shilit, son of Ir-
ving and Ethel Shilit of Coconut
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1 at Congregation Kol Ami. Rabbi
H. David Rose officiated.
Debra Wilner of New Hamp-
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honor. Howard Shilit of
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Friday, January 23, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 9
By MARGIE OLSTER
PHILADELPHIA (JTA)
Several generations of
Zionists gathered here the
eginning of January at the
>sh Wyndham Franklin Plaza
lotel, for the First Zionist
Assembly. The scene was one
t>f stark contrasts: Activists in
blue jeans and backpacks, pro-
jssionals and functionaries in
Uue suits with briefcases,
ley mingled with each other
uunst a backdrop of pink-
nth-roses carpeting lining the
ride hallways, an alluring bar
id five restaurants. And in
le midst of this mosaic stood
i easel with a display of black
id white photographs of
^egania, 1910. A group of ear-
pioneers posed on the steps
a rickety wooden shack on
lis first kibbutz, their
|othing tattered and their
.ces toughened by difficult
editions. The old and new
jnerations confronted each
ler.
I ABOUT 470 members of
Eonist youth movements,
tme of them still in high
:hool, others college
iuates, met for a weekend
speakers, brainstorming
lid getting acquainted/
[They came from the four cor-
>rs of North America and
fom diverse political
ckgrounds to unite under
le banner of Magshimim,
lose individuals committed to
fya and Zionist fulfillment.
They came from 12 garinim,
groups organized for aliya
kibbutz, and youth
jvements from Betar on the
fht to Hashomer Hatzair on
left. Four aliya activist
Dups comprised primarily of
diversity students and
iuates also participated.
About 1,000 American
delegates from 16 constituent
organizations of the American
Zionist Federation, which
organized the assembly, par-
ticipated in addition to the
magshimim Their convention
had begun as the magshimim
concluded their weekend.
ACCORDING TO some
organizers, the AZF, World
Zionist Organization and
Jewish Agency provided some
$200,000 to subsidize the
flights, accommodations and
food for hundreds of North
American magshimim. Most of
the organizers agreed that
AZF brought the younger
generation to demonstrate
that aliya is still a vital force in
the American Zionist
movement.
The only day that the
mag8himim conference in-
tersected with the official four-
day Zionist Assembly, the
Ciger generation had some
h words for the elders.
Joel Sweet, a member of
Garin Gal Hadash and
Habonim, criticized the Jewish
Agency which funds the
Zionist youth movements.
Following an appeal for aliya
by Leon Dulzin, Chairman of
the World Zionist Organiza-
tion and of the Jewish Agency
Executives, Sweet said, "I am
really beginning to doubt the
integrity of the men who run
the Jewish Agency." Sweet
told Dulzin that the youth
movements still have no
budgets for educational cam-
paigns and group activities.
"If you really think we're rele-
vant, don't tell us, show us."
SWEET ARGUED the con-
vention was a waste of
resources because almost all of
the mag8himim are already
committed to aliya. "We are
still walking back to our
groups with empty pockets,"
he said. Gonen Hacklay,
Treasurer of Habonim Dror of
America, told Dulzin, "Zionist
youth movements waste much
of their time worrying about
where funds will come from
for their next activity ... The
money used to plan this
seminar could have been bet-
ter used to support the youth
movements in Batim (collec-
tive Jewish housing on cam-
pus) and in summer camps."
Simmy Zivel, Director of the
United Kibbutz Movement of
North America, said the
Zionist establishment called
the conference because "The
Zionist organizations in
America no longer have a
monopoly on issues related to
Israel.
"Everyone in the Jewish
community realizes that some
relationship with Israel is the
single most important compo-
nent in most American Jews'
identity. So people, non-
Zionists, will naturally ask the
Zionist organizations, How are
we different?
"The only way the Zionist
movement can justify its ongo-
ing existence is by dealing with
the one issue that non-Zionists
are not able to make an
ideological stand on namely
Zionism."
MANY OF the magshimim
expressed resentment at being
brought in as a showpiece, a
display for the professionals.
But Becky Rowe, an
organizer of the magshimim
conference and the Director of
the Progressive Zionist
Caucus (PZC), explained the
necessity of the conference.
"It is important to show that
there's a youthful contingent,
that there's vitality in the
AZF," Rowe said. However,
she added, "The hotel is a hor-
rible statement. The shlichim
(emissaries) said this is not for
us, it's a busha (embarrass-
ment). The movements have
no money and they (AZF)
waste so much money. But the
Jewish professionals want
their conference in a five-star
hotel."
DULZIN, responding to his
youthful critics, acknowledged
the generation gap. "I don't
claim to represent you," he
said. "There is a gap in age, in
time and in temperament. But
nobody will decide aliya for
you but yourself. We will assist
you, we will give you all our
help. But you have to work out
programs of activities and we
will give you our support."
Akiva Lewinsky, treasurer
of WZO and the Jewish Agen-
cy, sought to explain why the
Jewish Agency subsidized the
magshimim, addressing the
question of wasted money and
resources.
Rabbis Make
Unity Bid
EAST ORANGE, NJ. (JTA)
A Reform and a Conservative
rabbi in South Orange, N.J., have
exchanged pulpits and publicly
discussed "Unity Among Jews" in
an attempt to begin a dialogue
about their perspectives on
Judaism.
Rabbis Alexander Shapiro of
Oheb Shalom Congregation
(Conservative) and Harvey
Goldman of Temple Sharey Tefilo-
Israel (Reform) exchanged pulpits
for evening services Dec. 12 and
met for the dialogue following
Sabbath lunch. The Jewish News
noted that Shapiro is immediate
past president of the Rabbinical
Assembly, the association of Con-
servative rabbis.
"Why did I agree to it?"
Lewinsky said. "The presence
of the Zionist movement has
not been felt. If a Zionist
presence is not felt, the com-
munity will move away from
Israel. This is the greatest
danger to the Jewish people I
see.
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Jews around the world'
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II
Caron Jacobson
Lee Schmelzer
Rachel Greenhawt
Bar/Bat Mitzvah
CARON JACOBSON
Caron Eve Jacobson, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Jacobson,
will be called to the Torah as a Bat
Mitzvah on Jan. 24 at Congrega-
tion B'nai Israel in St.
Petersburg.
Caron is a 7th Grade honor roll
student at the Hillel School of
Tampa.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacobson will host
an Oneg Shabbat, a Kiddush lun-
cheon, and a gala ball in Caron's
honor.
LEE SCHMELZER
Lee Gavyn Schmelzer, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Saul J. Schmelzer,
will be called to the Torah as a Bar
Mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 24 at
9:30 a.m. at Congregation Kol
Ami. Rabbi David Rose and Can-
tor Samuel Isaak will officiate.
'Answer the call on Super
Sunday' Don Weinbren.
The celebrant is a student in the
Hey Class of the Kol Ami
Religious School and a member of
Kadima. Lee is a 7th Grade Honor
Roll student at Oak Grove Junior
High School. His sports interests
include soccer, tennis, and
wrestling.
Mr. and Mrs. James Druker of
Sun City, will host the Oneg Shab-
bat Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Schmelzer of Newport,
R.I., will host the Kiddush lun-
cheon following the services in
honor of the occasion, and Mr. and
Mrs. Saul Schmelzer will host a
reception Saturday evening at the
Embassy Suites.
Other special guests will include
Matthew Schmelzer, Aurora,
Colo.; Dr. and Mrs. Norbert
Schmelzer, Bloomington, 111.;
Mrs. Jean Singer, Hollywood,
Fla.; Mrs. Rose Schmelzer, San
Francisco; Mr. and Mrs. Barnet
Gray, West Palm Beach; and
cousins and friends from Texas,
Washington, Rhode Island,
California, and New York.
RACHEL GREENHAWT
Rachel Ann Greenhawt,
daughter of Dr. Michael
Greenhawt of Hollywood, Fla.,
and Ms. Judith Greenhawt of
Tampa, will be called to the Torah
as a Bat Mitzvah Saturday, Feb.
28 at 11 a.m. at Congregation
Schaarai Zedek. Rabbi Richard
Birnholz and Rabbi Joan Glazer
Farber will officiate.
Rachel is a student in the
Schaarai Zedek Religious School.
She is in the seventh grade at the
Hillel School of Tampa.
Dr. and Mrs. Michael
Greenhawt will co-host an Oneg
Shabbat with the Sisterhood on
Friday evening. A Kiddush lun-
cheon on Saturday following ser-
vices, and a reception and dinner
Saturday evening at The Harbour
Island Hotel will be hosted by Dr.
and Mrs. Michael Greenhawt.
Special guests will include
Rachel's paternal grandparents
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Greenhawt of
Margate, N.J.; maternal grand-
parents Mr. and Mrs. Leonard
Brown of Philadelphia, Pa.; and
maternal great-grandmother Mrs.
Gizella Brown of Philadelphia, and
other friends and relatives from
California, Florida, New Jersey,
Obituaries
ADELMAN
Kathryn, 77, of Sun City Center, died Tues-
day, December 30, 1986. A native of Con-
necticut, she was a resident of the Tampa
Bay area since 1974. She was a member of
ORT and Hadaaaah and a member of Con-
gregation Schaarai Zedek. She is survived
by her husband, Maurice; two sons. Dr. Mar-
tin of Tampa and David of Atlanta; one
sister, Sadye Abeahouse of New Haven,
Conn.; and three grandchildren.
LERNER
Ada, 78, of Lute, died Thursday, January 1,
1987. She was a 26-year resident of Lute,
moving from New York. She was a member
of the National Council of Jewish Women
and the Order of the Eastern Star. She is
survived by her husband, Max; one son,
Barry E. of New York; one sister, Mary
Seiden of Rhode Island and Lute; and three
grandchildren.
ODITZ
Louis, 77. of Temple Terrace, died Wednes-
day, December 31, 1986. He was a resident
of the Tampa Bay area for 30 years, the
retired owner and operator of a fabric store
and past president of Beth Israel Synagogue
Men's Club. He is survived by one son, Jules
of New York City; two daughters, Phyllis
and Carol, both of New York City; one
sister, Gertrude Perlman of Tampa; and one
grandchild.
Community Calendar
Friday, January 23
Candlelifhting time 5:43 p.m.
6 p.m. Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood Shabbat Dinner
Kol Ami Youth Services
Saturday, January 24
8:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles House Party at D.
Bobo. Tarpon Springs
Sunday, January 25
Tune in "The Sunday Simchah" WMNF 88.5FM 11
am.-l p.m.
9:30 a.m. Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary General
meeting
11:30 a.m. Brandeis meeting
Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Super Bowl Party at Cinema
Draft House, Clearwater
Kol Ami Super Bowl Sunday Fundraiser
Moaday, January 2(
10:30 am. Jewish Towers Residents Association Board
meeting
6 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation B and P General
meeting
7:30 p.m. Hillel School Open House
Tuesday, January 27
10 a.m. Brandeis Women Potpourri
4:30 p.m. lienorah 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/YAD Executive Board
meeting
8 p.m. Chabad Lubavitch Study Group
8 p.m. Hadaaaah-Ameet General meeting
Thursday, January 29
4:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Board meeting
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Happy Hour at
Bennigan's Crossroads
6 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Community Relations
Committee.
Friday, Janaary 30
Candlelifhting time 5:49 p.m.
Sunday, February 1
SUPER SUNDAY
Tune in "The Jewish Sound" WMNF 88.5FM 11 a.m.1
Ko!
.m.
January 28
munity Food
Bank
Council
Jewish Women Board
Waafcanaay.
Jewish Community
9:30 a.m. National
meeting
10 am. Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Board meeting
12:80 p.m. Kol Ami Senior Socialites
7:80 p.m. Tampa Jewish Family Services Board meeting
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Executive Board meeting
I Ami Kadima and USY Walkathon
Moaday, February 2
10 am. Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood Board and General
meeting
7:30 p.m. Brandeis Women Jewish Short Stories
7:30 p.m. Jewish Towers Resident Association Member-
ship meeting
Tuesday. February 8
9:80 am. ORT/Bay Horizons Board meeting
8 p.m. Hadaaaah/Ameet Board meeting
8 p.m. Schaarai Zedek Brotherhood Board meeting
Wednesday. February 4
Jewish Community Food Bank
11 am. Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Interfaith Tea
12:30 p.m. Kol Ami Senior Socialites
7:46 p.m. Kol Ami Sisterhood Board meeting
8 p.m. Jewish National Fund Board meeting
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Board meeting
Thursday, February 5
9:30 am. Brandeis Women Board meeting
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Happy Hour at
Maxwell's Silver Hammer, Palm Harbor
Friday, February C
Caadlelighting time 5:54 p.m.
JCC Vacation Day Program
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom UJA Shabbat
8 p.m. Schaarai Zedek Brotherhood Shabbat.
Pennsylvania, and Utah.
MICHAEL MUROFF
Michael Muroff. son of Dr. and
Mrs. Lawrence Muroff, will be
called to the Torah as a Bar Mitz-
vah on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 10
a.m. at Congregation Rodeph
Sholom. Rabbi Kenneth Berger
and Cantor William Hauben will
officiate.
Michael is a 7th Grade student
at Berkeley Preparatory School
where he is on the Headmaster's
list and participates on the
baseball and basketball teams.
Dr. and Mrs. Muroff will host
the Kiddush following the services
in honor of the occasion and a
reception Saturday at Congrega-
tion Rodeph Sholom.
Religious Directory
TEMPLE DAVID
2001 Swann Avenue 261-4215 Rabbi Samuel Mallinger Services: Friday, 8 p.m.;
Saturday, 9 am. Daily morning and evening minyan, 7:30 am., 5:45 p.m.
CONGREGATION KOL AMI Cautarrative
3919 Moran Road 9624888 Rabbi H. David Rome, Cantor Sam
Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 am.
Isaak Servicea:
CONGREGATION RODEPH SHOLOM Ciirvative
2718 Bayahore Boulevard 887-1911 Rabbi Kenneth Berger, hanan William
Hauben Servicea: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday. 10 am. Daily: Minyan, 7:15.
CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZEDEI1
3303 Swann Avenue 876-2877 Rabbi Richard J. Birnholz. Rabbi Joan Glaser
Farber. Servicea: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 am.
CONGREGATION BA1S TEFFILAH Orthodox
8418 Handy Road No. 108 Rabbi Yoau Dubrowski 962-8895 Servicea Friday
evening 7 p.m.; Saturday morning 9:30 am.
NORTH TAMPA REFORM JEWISH ASSOCIATION
C/o Joseph Keratein, 1448 W. Buach Boulevard, Tampa, Fla 33618, 9354866. Con-
gregant* officiating, Vikki Silverman, Cantor. Servicea at 8 p.m., first and third Fri-
day of each month. Masonic Community Lodge, 402 W. Waters Ave. (at Ola).
CHABAD LUBAVITCH
P.O. Box 271157. Rabbi Yoeaie Dubrowaki, Executive Director. 963-2317.
CHABAD HOUSE JEWISH STUDENT CENTER
18801 N. 37th St. No. 1114. Rabbi Dovid Mockin, Program Coordinator. 971-6234.
Friday night Servicea one half hour after sunaet. 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 88620 972-4438. Servicea 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 JoUa 8treet, Sun City Center, Ser-
vices: Friday, 8 p.m.
RECONSTRUCnONIST COMMUNITY CHAVURAH
Reeoawtractioaiat Cambridge Woods 972-4433 Rabbi Steven Kaplan Monthly
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By Amy Scherzer
A belated happy first birthday to the Tampa Bay Family
Times, the only local family-oriented news magazine. Published
every two months, and distributed to 25,000 families free, the
paper is probably best known for its comprehensive calendar of
every significant family activity in the area.
The large and active staff currently includes Caadi Rowan,
president; Bev Yeshion, vice president; Robert Rowan!
treasurer; Debbie Gitomer, senior staff writer; Diane Tiadell,
graphics; Lisa Cohen, Ruth Rogg, Beth Stoller and Becky
Weinberg, calendar coordinators; and Debbie Parrish and Rick
Weinberg, consultants. Plus many, many contributors.
One of the new columns to be published starting this spring will
feature a "superstar"; each issue will profile a really exceptional
child who has made a mark in the community. We'll enjoy reading
that, and congratulate this group of committed volunters. For
more information, or to get involved, call 877-0127.
Headquarters open. Mayor Sandy Freedman announces the
opening of her campaign headquarters at 1724 S. Dale Mabry.
Tampa's first woman mayor is a candidate for Mayor of Tampa in
the Mar. 3 election.
New Director. Congratulations to Jolene Shor on being named
the new development director of the Menorah Manor Foundation.
Her position entails directing resource development and
establishing new methods of fundraising. She will work to sup-
port the home's Capital Building Fund and other endowment
funds. A native of Baltimore and the mother of two daughters,
Jolene is excited about her new career. You can reach her at
1-345-2775.
Around the campfire. A Blue Star Camp Get-Together is plan-
ned for Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Stadium Holiday Inn on N. Dale
Mabry. Roger Popkin, owner of Blue Star Camps, will show a
video of the camp and its activities, followed by light
refreshments. Ben Barnett, Teddy Nathan, Franeie and Robin
Linsky, Larry Miller, Andy Solomon, Andrew and Seth Valins
and Gadi Zohar are already planning to have a terrific summer in
the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina.
Local representative is Elaine Stupp.
Babyline. Welcome to Michelle Gayer, born Dec. 6 to Gayle
and Steven Gayer weighing 6 pounds 6 oz. Her grandparents are
Muriel and David Daniels, Brooklyn, and Braeha and Martin
Gayer, Plantation. She has 3 great-grandmothers: Anna Daniels
and Hannah Greenfield in New York, and Clara Meltzer in
Ramat-Gan, Israel. (Good luck to Daddy Steve who is a senior
medical student at USF Planning to begin an anesthesiology
residency July 1.)
Say hello to Jacob Michael Riesenbnrger, born Dec. 23 to Pat
and John Riesenburger weighing 8 pounds, Vt oz. His grand-
parents are Eileen and Al Riesenbnrger, Columbus, GA, and
Pat and Mike Jeffries, Sarasota. His great-grandparents are
also in nearby Sarasota, Tnitie and Oren Jeffries.
Mazol tol to Cheryl and Haran Levy on the birth of Emily
Allison on Jan. 8 weighing 7 pounds, 3 oz. Her grandparents are
Dr. and Mrs. Barry Goodfriend, Houston, and Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Levy, Birmingham, Ala. Her great-grandparents all live
in Houston: Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Farfel and Rose Goodfriend.
Emily was greeted by her local godparents, Elaine and Alan
Mitleider and cousins Corey and David.
Have fun, and get some sleep!
Sholom and welcome to Hava and Eddie Allouch, who cross-
ed the bay from Clearwater about 8 months ago. Originally from
Israel, the couple are both realtors with Carrollwood village
Homes and Realty. They live in Carrollwood where they are
members of Kol Ami, and enjoy tennis, biking, art and classical
music.
They are expecting their first child any minute now, in fact, he
or she may already be here by the time you read this! Hava's
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from overseas to visit as soon as the baby arrives. Nice to have
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Congregations/Organizations Events
Mitzvah Corps
Congregation Kol Ami's Mitz-
vah Corps, a project which the
congregation originally launched
in Tampa, is looking forward to a
year of more gorwth and innova-
tion in its program. Mrs. Lee
Kanter, chairman of the group, is
aiming to get more of the con-
gregants involved in this wor-
thwhile endeavor.
(813)251-0578
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TAMPA BAY
JEWISH SINGLES
Calendar Of Events
Join the singles for services at 8
p.m. on Jan. 23. Temple Ahavat
Shalom will host the services in
Palm Harbor on Friday. For
directions call Sandy at 797-3536.
David Bobo has graciously in-
vited the Jewish Singles to his
home for a friendly social on
Saturday, Jan. 24 at 8:30 p.m. For
directions call Sandy at 797-3536
(Pinellas) or Rich 988-9273
(Hillsborough). If you get lost call
938-1139.
A super Super Bowl party is
planned for Sunday, Jan. 25 at the
Cinema and Draft House on 1925
US 19 North, Clearwater. For
more information call Sandy at
797-3536.
Join the Tampa Bay Jewish
Singles for a Happy Hour at
Crossroads Shopping Center Ben-
nigan's on Thursday, Jan. 29. The
hour begins at 5:30 p.m. ?
Enjoy the sounds of good music
at Maxwell's Hammer on Feb. 5
beginning at 5:30 p.m. For direc-
tions call Sandy.
HADASSAH/AMEET
Monthly Meeting
The Ameet Chapter of
Hadassah will hold its monthly
meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 8
p.m. at the Jewish Community
Center of North Tampa.
The program is entitled "Early
Roots, Continuous Growth and
New Plantings." Highlighting the
meeting will be a film on the
Belkind Family, an Erez Israel
family of the first Aliyah,
presented by Olga Alroy, a direct
descendent.
Marcia Rogers, Jewish National
Fund chairman, will provide a
report on the continuous growth
Hadassah has provided to JNF.
The Ameet Garden of Trees, a
plus giving effort by Ameet
members to purchase 100 trees,
will be dedicated.
Ameet members holding Blue
Boxes are asked to bring them to
make this a special evening for
Jewish National Fund. New and
prospective members are
welcome. For additional informa-
tion or directions call Betty Trib-
ble at 254-8657.
Progressive Dinner
Am%t Chapter of Hadassah is
planning their annual Progressive
Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7
p.m. The members of Ameet and
their guests will begin the
Sweetheart Supper with cocktails
and hors d'oeuvres at the home of
Dr. Barry and Priscilla Solomon in
Carrollwood Village.
The group will then split-up and
proceed to several Ameet
members homes for dinner. They
will gather again at the Lake
Ellen home of Dr. Richard and
Kathy Matthews for scrumptious
desserts and good company.
Reservations for the dinner can
be made no later than Jan. 31 by
sending a check for $17.50 per
person to Freyda Cohen, 3404
Ellenwood Lane, Tampa, FL
33618. For information please call
Freyda at 960-2074.
CONGREGATION
SCHAARAI ZEDEK
Covered Dish Dinner
Sunday, Feb. 1 at 5 p.m. in the
Social Hall the Hospitality Com-
mittee invites you to a joyous
First Annual Event: A Covered
Dish Dinner and Wine Tasting.
There will be great food, delicious
wines and door prizes. This is
limited to the first 100 people, so
call the Temple now!
CONGREGATION
RODEPH SHOLOM
Ann Zack
Interfaith Reception
The Annual Ann Zack Inter-
faith Reception sponsored by the
Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood will be
held at the synagogue, 2716
Bay shore Blvd., on Wednesday,
Feb. 4 at 10 a.m.
In keeping with the Family Life
Cycle Program, Rabbi Kenneth
Berger will speak on "Ceremonies
and Customs When a Child is
Born."
The annual Interfaith Reception
was initiated by the late Ann Zack
26 years ago and brings together
a large circle of women from
many churches in the area. For
further information please call the
synagogue office at 837-1911.
Adult Education Continues
Beginning Jan. 18, Rabbi
Berger will teach a six-part series
on Reconstruction ism. The classes
will run Sunday mornings from 10
a.m. through 11:30 a.m. on the
following Sundays: Jan. 18 and
25; Feb. 1,8, and 22; and March 1.
The following topics will be
covered; Reconstructionism and
its founder, Mordechai Kaplan;
the distinctive features of
Reconstructionism as a move-
ment; the challenge to
"reconstruct" traditional rituals;
and the concept of G-d.
Please try to attend this new
series of lecture-discussions and
support our efforts at
programming!
Jewish Music Festival
The annual Jewish Music
Festival will be held at Congrega-
tion Rodeph Sholom on Sunday,
March 15 at 7:30 p.m. The even-
ing will feature the celebrated
" Aleph duo," a unique vocal team
who have appeared in concert
throughout the United States and
abroad. To reserve your tickets,
please contact Bootsie Oster or
the Rodeph Sholom synagogue of-
fice, 837-1911.
CONGREGATION
KOL AMI
Sponsor's Fund
Due to the growth and the need
for expansion, Congregation Kol
Ami has launched a current pro-
ject of establishing a Sponsor's
Fund. The goal of the fund will be
to raise $600,000.
Under the capable leadership of
Bill Kaliah and Mark Perkins a
very impressive start has been
made to kick-off this campaign.
The funds will be used for many
vital purposes.
Alarge plaque in the shape of a
menorah has been commissioned.
It will soon be erected in the lobby
of the synagogue. The base of the
menorah will display the names of
the original sponsors. The names
of all subsequent contributors will
be placed on the arms of the
menorah.
The committee has been pleased
with the enthusiastic response of
the congregants. The level of giv-
ing has been designed in such a
way for all congregants to be able
to show their support.
With the success of this cam-
paign, Congregation Kol Ami will
be able to take care of the basic
needs, to continue moving for-
ward and to function as a Con-
gregation which the Tampa
Jewish community will look at
with pride.
Mitzvah Corps, composed of
congregants of all ages, from the
Religious School children to the
Senior citizen, aims to give aid
and bring joy to seniors in nursing
homes and other facilities. This
year, Mrs. Kanter has more exten-
sive plans for broadening and ex-
panding the program to give aid
and show care and concern for all.
Give-A-Kick
Super Bowl Sunday
Congregation Kol Ami is spon-
soring the first annual Kol Ami
Give-a-Break Super Bowl Party,
Sunday, Jan. 25.
At 2 p.m., weather permitting,
football games will take place on
the grounds of the congregation.
Separate teams will be set up ac-
cording to differeent categories,
teens, men, women, etc.
At 5 p.m. everyone is invited in-
doors for the pre-game show.
Snacks, drinks, and a Deli supper
will be served. Large screen
televisions will show the Super
Bowl game.
This festive day is open to the
public. The cost is $10 per person
and $25 per family in advance.
Admission at the door will be $12
per person. For more information
please call 962-6338.
BAIS TEFFILAH
Bais Tefilah would like to thank
the many volunteers who helped
make the Annual Chanukah
Melavah Malkah the success that
it was. The success of a shul does
not depend only on the amount of
paying members it has, and those
who attend services on Shabbos,
but on the spirit and functions of
the shul, such as Holiday
celebrations.
The family service that took
place on Asarah B'teves, tenth
day of the Hebrew month of Teves
which is a public fast day, was
very rewarding. The parents
came with their children so that
they too could experience daven-
ing during the week in a shul. As a
result the children asked many
questions such as: "What are
Tefillin? Why do we read the
Torah on a weekday? Why are
there special prayers said on that
day?" It was explained to them
the significance of this fast day be-
ing the beginning of the destruc-
tion of the Temple. Bais Tefilah is
plannnig many such Services.
CHABAD HOUSE
Chabad House Jewish Stu-
dent Center welcomes back all
Jewish students of University of
South Florida. All students are in-
vited to participate in our Friday
Evening and Shabat morning ser-
vices and dinner. In addition a
class on Jewish topics is being of-
fered on Tuesday evenings. For
information concerning the pro-
grams and activities planned for
this semester please call Rabbi
David Mockin at 971-6234.

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Dear Friends,
On Sunday, Feb. 1 your phone will ring with the most important phone call you will
receive this year.
The phone rings, the caller identifies himself and explains the purpose of the call.
Then you are asked for a contribution.
Now it's up to you. Will you say no and hang up, possibly feeling guilty or angry?
Will you say yes to the smallest donation you can think of "just to get rid of the pest"?
Or, will you choose to listen thoughtfully to wliat the caller has to say and then give as
generous a contribution as you can to the 1987 Tampa Jewish Federation/United Jewish
Appeal Campaign.
If the third response is your choice, you will be assured of making a difference in the
quality of Jewish life for Jewish men, women and children in Tampa, in Israel and around
the world.
How you answer, what you tell the caller and how you respond along with others in
the community will spell the difference between caring and not caring, and between suc-
cess and failure at a time when failure could cost in terms of human lives and living
conditions.
This one contribution you make to the Tampa Jewish Federation/United Jewish Ap-
peal Campaign helps support local, national, and international Jewish agencies. The
largest beneficiary is the United Jewish Appeal, which provides urgently needed human
services to Jews in Israel and in lands of oppression. The Federation comes to the Tampa
Jewish community just once a year to request this vital donation.
While we are all free to choose whether and how much to contribute who will care
for the elderly, the jobless, the troubled persons in our Jewish community if not Jewish
men and women who, with their contributions, support the Federation and its constituent
agencies?
Cutbacks in government-funded services and the impact of recent economic trends
have taken their toll. Increased funds are needed to support social services agencies which
provide counseling and other assistance for those in distress.
The only hope of Jews in the Soviet Union and in other countries where Jews are op-
pressed is the continuing involvement and support of Jews in communities such as Tampa;
they cannot be forgotten.
Super Sunday begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, and will end 11 hours later at 9 p.m. More
than 800 volunteers from all segments of the community, working in 2%-hour shifts, will
participate in phoning assignments, doing whatever is required to keep everything func-
tioning smoothly.
REMEMBER: EVERYONE CAN DO SOMETHING!
When a representative of the Jewish people calls you on behalf of Jews in Tampa
Israel and throughout the world Don't be a tero!
Sincerely,
DOUGLAS B. COHN WALTER H. KESSLE1
President Campaign Chairma
FEBRUARY 1,1987
...When Your Phone Line Becomes o Lifeline

If

,
Super Sunday is a very special day. All over the
nation on that day, people will make thousands of
telephone calls in an attempt to reach every house-
hold in the American Jewish community.
On Super Sunday, you will receive a call from one of
your neighbors asking you to help Jews in need at
home, in Israel and around the world.
When your telephone rings, answer the call. Your
support is essential to the quality of Jewish life in the
years ahead.
Harold Abraau
Terri Ada*
Du Albert
Deborah Albert
Gary Alter
Karea Alter
Sklrley Alter
Jeaa C. Alteebaler
Jokanaa Barat
JaaBaakia
Richard Blaa
GeMaBraakild
LieaBaek
JoclCkadaow
M/M Craig Cnuapler
DoagCoka
Jeseph E. Deeae
Aery Dealer
Loaiae Eatroff
Debbi Eieeaetadt
LaciUe K. Falk
Deris FleM
Rcaa Firaetoa*
AUaaFox
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AlhaoaFraak
PattiFramk
Friadt Gardaer
RoaGUekmaa
Vicky Goldberg
JerOya Coldttfc
ElMet Greeakei
Laarie Haaaa
Steffi* HofT
AUeelerael
Dale Joaaaoa
Dr. Rkkard M. Kaater
Fred Eats
Naomi KaU
Gertrade Kera
Walter H. Kcaalcr
Toby KrawiU
LeeaLaviae
RatkLaviae
RoaLeviae
M/M Herbert Lewiaaoba
RttaUoker
F. Saaferd Maar
Hetaa Males
Cyatkia Maaley
Aaale D. Margolin
Becky MargeUa
Nettie Mattox
Rkk Miller
Refer Meek
SkareaMoek
Hilda Morn.
LoaMerris
Jeaaifer Regea
Rabbi H. David Roe*
DeketakRetk
JaekRetk
Stare Rabia
Enaa KaffkcM
LiadaSaal
Howard A. Soviet
SaadySavkt
MarkSaaa
Betty Skakttt
JoloaeSkor
ArWa* Silver
Ckarla Silver
Larry Silver
Leak Silver
Saai Silver
Margie SOvermaa
Terry Siaaley
Sberk L. Soloawn
Staaford R. SokMBoa
CiadySaaka
Heary Sterliag
Saaaa Swift .
Skeldea Tkatck
ElaiacVidera
A.O. Weiae
Leelye Wiakelaua
Wittv Witteaberg
Cyatkia Wolov
JaaWallger
MfefauaZaek
Mildred Zoliaaky
PaalZoUaaky
(Lkt coaipUod a* ol Jaa. 15)
ANSWER THE CALL
Tampa Jewish Federation 28O8 Horatio street Tampa, fl 33609 875-1618


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