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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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*Jewish Flcric/ian
Of Tampa
| Volume 9 Number 8
Tampa, Florida Friday, April 17, 1987
AM
Price 35 Cent*
Community Yom Hashoah Commemoration
At Congregation Kol Ami
Yaffa Yarkoni Israeli National singer is coming straight from
Israel to perform a concert in the Israeli Independence Day
Celebration to be held Saturday night. May t, at Congregation
^todeph Shalom. Tickets for $15, seniors and students $13 can be
\ obtained at the Jewish Community Center and in the synagogues.
\The program will include a concert by Yaffa Yarkoni, dancing to
\Or8on Skorr Orchestra and Hors D'oeuvre.
Wednesday, April 29, the
Community Relations Commit-
tee of the Tampa Jewish
Federation will sponsor its an-
nual Yom Hashoah program.
This year's commemoration
will include remarks by noted
author, Dr. David Wyman,
who wrote "The Abandon-
ment of the Jews" and it will
take place at Congregation Kol
Ami, 3919 Moran Road, at 8
p.m.
"The Holocaust was a tragic
event and it will leave a dent in
the history of mankind," com-
mented Dr. Ronald Proas,
chairman of the Yom Hashoah
TJF Women's Division Program
From Generation to Generation
The Women's Division of the
Tampa Jewish Federation will
present a unique program on
londay morning, April 27, 9
i.m. at the Westshore Hyatt
[Regency Hotel. The program
[is open to the entire communi-
ty and will conclude with lunch
at 11:30 a.m. Reservations can
i made by sending a check in
the amount of $14 to the Tam-
Jewish Federation, 2808
loratio Street, Tampa, Fla.
3609.
Leading the innovative ex-
eriential program are F. San-
srd Mahr and Nelson F.
ligdal. Both Sandy and
telson have participated in
lie national UJA Training
enter program and will base
leir presentations on the
iterial and knowledge they
ave acquired from their ex-
erience. Mahr, who is active
the Tampa Jewish Federa-
Sadat's Widow
[ets JNF Award
SW YORK (JTA) -
Sadat, widow of Egyp-
President Anwar Sadat
visiting professor at the
niversity of South Carolina,
j>lumbia, recently received
Ire the Jewish National
id's first Peace Award of
International Peace Park
roject. She also was
esented with JNF cer-
Icates for the planting of
es in the park in the names
[her nine grandchildren.
Planning Committee. "We
shall not forget the tragic
years of Hitler nor shall we
allow ourselves as Jews to be
vulnerable again. The Yom
Hashoah program is an effort
to bring together the Jewish
community of Tampa in a col-
lective effort to mourn our
past and to show our strength
and solidarity for the future."
Local Holocaust survivors
including, Sam Gross, David
Zohar, Judith Pressman, Paul
Wasserberger, Louise and
Alfred Wasserberger, Dr.
Judith Szentivanyi, Milia
Parnes, Cantor William
Hauben, Philip Langer, Lena
Pila, Salomon and Herta Pila,
Mendel and Sally Riba, Moses
and Helen Reiber, Sylvia
Richman and Aaron Berger,
will participate in a candle-
lighting ceremony to
remember the six million Jews
who lost their lives. Father
Bumpus will light a candle for
the million non-Jews who also
courageously lost their lives.
In addition, Nathaniel
Doliner, chairman of the Com-
munity Relations Committee
will read a proclamation from
Mayor Sandy Freedman's of-
fice and students from the
Hillel Day School will lead the
congregation in Ani Maamin.
On behalf of the Tampa Jewish
community, each and every
Jew is invited to attend this
very special program.
Legislation Urges Study
Of Nazi Criminal Entry in U.S.
By JUDITH COLP
WASHINGTON (JTA)
Legislation to investigate
how Nazi criminals were
allowed into the United
States has been introduced
in Congress.
F. Sanford Mahr
tion serves as a co-chairman of
the 1987 TJF/UJA Campaign.
He is a member of the UJA
Young Men's Leadership
Cabinet and is a member of the
Federation Board of
Directors.
Nelson Migdal is an active
participant m the Broome
County Federation in
Binghamton, New York where
he is currently the Campaign
Chairman. He is also a
Nelson F. Migdal
both serve as co-vice
presidents in charge of com-
munity education for the
Women's Division.
Both Michelle and Debbie
urge you to make your reser-
The bill, sponsored by Rep.
Barney Frank (D., Mass.),
would establish a seven-
member Commission selected
by Congress and the President
which would enjoy special sub-
poena powers giving it access
to evidence and testimony
from the various intelligence Solarz (D. N.Y)
agencies. The commission
would issue a report on its fin
that the U.S. government in
some cases assisted Nazis and
their collaborators to enter the
United States," Frank said.
FRANK, who first introduc-
ed the bill in November 1985,
told the JTA that some Con-
gressmen opposed the bill
because of concern* about em-
barrassing findings. He hopes
this year the bill enjoys the
strong support of Rep. Peter
Rodino (D., N.J.), chairman of
the House Judiciary Commit-
tee. The bill is also co-
sponsored by Rep. Stephen
vations now. They report this dings of smuggling of Nazis by
___________ -?n L-. .^.li1... FT SI intAlIioran/ta afYAnta on/1
program will be exciting,
educational and inspirational
and has been enthusiastically
acclaimed in communities
where it has been presented.
and
U.S. intelligence agents
recommendations.
"For far too long we have
been trying to get answers to
well documented allegations
Rodino said a "committee
with full subpoena powers is
essential if we are to get to the
bottom of the government's
policy of quietly admitting and
protecting Nazis and their col-
laborators."
member of the UJA Young
Men's Leadership Cabinet and -_ __
K*JS*?to a." sSS Tampa Bay Remembers Holocaust
Umon in 1986.
Alice Rosenthal, President
of the Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion Women's Division has ap-
pointed Michelle Goldstein and
Debbie Gitomer as co-
chairmen for this event. They
TAMPA JEWISH FEDERATION
UNITED JEWISH APPEAL
1987 CAMPAIGN UPDATE
(Goal.............................................$1,400,000
1987 Results to Date......................$ 932,887
11986 Same Contributors.................$ 780,916
19.5% Increase
It began almost 50 years ago; brought about the total annihilation of 11 million
men, women and children; and ended only with the Allied liberation of Nazi con-
centration camps. It was the Holocaust: 1933-1945, the worst genocide in
modern history, and what happened during that time should not be forgotten. A
Czech resistance fighter, executed by the Nazis, once pleased, "I ask for one
thing: you who will survive this era, do not forget... I wish that they (who died)
may always remain close to you, like acquaintances, like kinsmen, like
yourselves."
A documentary on the Holocaust and its aftermath, with remembrances of
Tampa Bay area concentration camp survivors, their families and camp
liberators, has been co-produced by the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public
Library System and the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith. Video produc-
tion has been donated by Advanced Visual Communications, Inc.
The program, "A Holocaust Remembrance," will premiere at 2 p.m. on Sun-
day, April 26 (Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Commemoration Day), at the Tampa-
Hillsborough County lie Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr. This important and
deeply-moving video presentation is free of charge and open to the public. For
more information, call the Library Community Relations Office at 223-8944 or
the Anti-Defamation League at 875-0750.


Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, April 17, 1987
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By Amy Scherzer
No Mickey Mouse league. Only 25 students from
Hillsborough County were chosen to be in the Florida
Academic Tournament competition last week at Disney
World, and Steve Altus was one of them. Son of Dr. Phil
and Muriel Altus. The Plant High School senior was
chosen for his performance in competitions in the four ma-
jor disciplines. The qwuestions were to be in a "college-
bowl format" on all topics with five students competing per
team at one time. At press time, we did not have Steve's
results, but we know he did us all proud!
Sophomore BenOlder, was one of 23 students, a recora
number, inducted into the National Honor society at Tam-
pa Prep last month. Selection was based on high standards
in academics, leadership and community service.
"Anything Goes," the Cole porter musical in the
school's spring production this year, and stars Ben, son of
Dr. Jay and Lois Older; Jon Sper, son fo Cindy and Paul
Sper; and Matt Hilk, son of Penny and Irwin Hilk; among
others.
Among the stellar voices in the chorus were Jessie
Older, daughter of Jay and Lois, and Gael Levin,
daughter of Dr. Peter and Judy Levin.
Way to go, kids!! _____
Speaking of kids, here's five new ones. Say hi to Sara
Paige Raven, born March 16 to Natalie and Michael
Raven weighing 8 lbs. Her grandparents are Lenore and
Alan Raven, Miami.a nd Sheila and morris Cohe, North
Miami.
Welcome to Allison Lindsay Kahan, born February 27
to Dr. Bruce and Claudia Kahan weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs.
Her big brother Justin, age 2Vz, is thrilled. Grandparents
are Yvette and Leonard Duquette, N. Grosvenordale,
Conn.; Gerald Kahan, Arlington, Va., and Reva and Earl
Boater, Virginia Beach, Va. Her great-grandma is Pauline
Keller of Virginia Beach.
Hazel tov to Marcia and Steven Glantz on the birth of
Gabriel Alexander, born March 8 weighing 7 lbs., 4 ozs.
His grandparents are near and far; Beverly and Arnold
Glantz in Miami and Nilza and Danilo Gnu inBrazil. He
has great-grandparents in Miami, too, Herahey and Doly
Glantz.
Mazol tov to Mary and Michael Kushner on the March 1
birth of Rachel Frances, weighing 8 lbs., 5 ozs. She has
three siblings, Jason, 15; Emily, 8; and 21 month-old
Jonathon. Her grandparents are all in Tampa: Henry F.
and Mary Roder and Sol Kushner.
Lia Beth Mandelbaum happily presents her new baby
brother, Ben Joseph who arrived on March 18. Producers
in this presentation are Erics and Sam Mandelbaum and
in supportive roles are grandparents: Debra and Jake Got-
tfried Florence and Al Mandelbaum, all of Tampa.
See you 'round the playpenlH
Baking guidance is not a new kind of missile, but it does
have something to do with the military. Public her Sally
Alexrod produeced and directed both a "baking and cook-
ing guidance" manual and an audio/visual slide presenta-
tion for the Dept. of Engineering and Services Center for
use by the U.S. Air Force. She just learned that it will be
mass-produced for use by 619 food service facilities
throughout the world.
She also had a publication reviewed recently on the front
page of Tampa Bay Business Journal: "You and I and
Smoking" by Michael Pinelli.
New officers have already been elected for 1987-88 by
the Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood. Good luck and a good year
to the following new slate: Franci Rudolph, president;
Deborah Garber, first vice president; Karen Bentley, se-
cond vice president; Connie Duglin, third vice president;
Nancy Sher, treasurer; Doris Rosenblatt, recording
secretary; Dale Zell, corresponding secretary; and Sara
Stern, financial secretary._____
Justin and Joshua, we've just learned about two writers
who are destined for Pulitzers. Congratulation to Justin
Hekkanen, son of Jill and Steve Hekkanen, and Joshua
Schneider, son of Lois and Robert Schneider, who were
chosen for their writing ability to participate in the Sun-
coast Young Author's Conference at the University of
South Florida College of Education on April 3.
Justin's very proud grandparents are Doris and Sam
Schwartzerg, Josh's grandma Esther Neibauer is super
proud, too! -------
Say hello and hurry, because these newcomers, Esther
and Irving Joseph, live in Tampa from November to May,
and Queens, New York, from May to October. They have
two children: Harriet Levi in Tampa and son Stanley in
Long Island. Harriet, husband Richard and grandchildren
Alicia, age 11, and Dani, age 2, are the reasons they
bought a home in Northdale. A grandson and grand-
- daughter in New York are the reasons they go "home"
every summer. Irving is a retired broadcast engineer and
Esther is are retired school secretary. They enjoy reading,
an occasional trip to the beach, tinkering and spending time
with their family. See you hrthf IriUoiJOrj
Tampa Jewish Family Services
Membership Month Is Coming
May is the month during
which Tampa Jewish Family
Services contacts the com-
munity at large to invite their
participation in the annual
membership campaign. The
TJFS serves the community by
[>roviding counseling, family
ife education, and community
outreach.
The goal is to continue these
efforts and to broaden them
even further. Your member-
ship can help to accomplish
this goal. By becoming "a
member of our family,' you
can reach out to parents,
children, the elderly, the in-
dividual, the couple to
strengthen and improve the
quality of life for all who come
to the agency with a need.
Who Are the People We
Help? Here is an example:
Mrs. T. called Tampa Jewish
Family Services to make an
appointment with a counselor
for her and her husband.
However, the counselor was
surprised to see only Mrs. T.
walk in and close the door
behind her. She explained that
her husband was not able to
come to the session because of
his business, but that she
wanted to begin anyway.
Mr. T. had been married
before and had two children, a
son aged 18 and a daughter ag-
ed 14. She and Mr. T. had been
married for two years. They
lived with her daughter and his
ten-year-old son from a
previous marriage.
During the first year of this
marriage, everyone had seem-
ed happy, and both parents
had made an effort to make
sure that their blended family
got along well. They had gone
to Disneyworld together, took
a camping trip for a week, and
had cook-outs to which the
children both invited their
friends.
About a year ago, things
started to change. Mr. T.'s
College Scholarships Available
Through National
Council Of Jewish Women
The Tampa Section, Na-
tional Council of Jewish
Women offers college scholar-
ships ranging from $200 to
$1,000 to Jewish students
whose need for financial
assistance is of major concern.
Jewish students who will be at-
tending college in the fall of
1987, as undergraduate or
graduate students and whose
families have permanent
residency in Hillsborough
County are eligible for con-
sideration. A minimum 2.5
grade point average is re-
quired. The student s mother
need not be a National Council
of Jewish Womem member.
The deadline for completed
application and official copy of
the student's transcript is May
Tampa Section, National
Council of Jewish Women has
assisted many local students
through the years in accor-
dance with its national policy
of emphasis on education.
These scholarships are funded
through the continued
generosity of local Tampa
families and the members of
the Tampa Section, National
Council of Jewish Women.
They are: The Esta Argintar
Memorial Scholarship, the
Lillian Stein Memorial
Scholarship, the Victor Brash
Memorial Scholarship, The
Rebecca and Joseph Wohl
Memorial Scholarship, the
Rabbi David L. Zielonka
Memorial Scholarship and the
Brash Family Memorial Fund.
All information is confiden-
tial, the names of the rece-
pients are not publicized so no
one need be embarrassed to
apply. If you know of any such
student, please suggest he or
she request an application and
further information by writing
to:
NCJW, Scholarship
New Yorker Cited
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Robert Fromer of Kings Point,
N.Y. was honored at the
eighth annual dinner of Migdal
OhrApril-5.
Committee
Mrs. Howard (Ina)
Haubenstock
49 Martinique
Tampa, Florida 33606
business began to do very well,
and he was able to expand his
business to a larger area. This
meant that he had to work
longer hours.
Mrs. T. now had to deal with
disciplining both her daughter
and hrr step-son, a fact the boy
resented. He would accept
limits imposed on him by his
father, but not by his step-
mother.
Communication between Mr.
and Mrs. T. had become more
difficult because Mr. T. was
working such long hours. By
the time he came home, both
children were asleep, and Mrs.
T. was too exhausted to talk.
By the third session, Mr. T.
accompanied his wife to the
agency. He finally understood
that she "meant business"
about wanting to improve her
relationship with his son
that the deterioration of this
relationship could mean the
destruction of their marriage.
Hard though it was, he found
the time to attend counseling
with his wife and to commit
himself with her to improving
both their relationship, the
relationship with children, and
the marriage.
Soon you will receive a
special Tampa Jewish Family
Services mailing and be con-
tacted by one of the agency
volunteers, asking for your
membership support as a
friend of the agency. We look
forward to your positive
response.
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Reform Jewish congregation seeks Youth
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Friday, April 17, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 3
Three New Faces At The Jewish Community Center
Mock Interim Executive Director
Ivers Camp Director and Senior Programmer
By AUDREY HAUBENSTOCH
Stepping in to meet the
challenge of maintaining the
Jewish Community Center as
an important Jewish presence
in Tampa, Sharon Mock has
returned as the interim direc-
tor. Sharon was president of
the Jewish Community Center
during the years 1981 to 1983.
Mock said, "We are in the
process of streamlining the
staff to make it more effective
and to better meet the needs of
the community at large. The
JCC Board of Directors and
the community will have to
decide the future direction for
our Center."
Mock has set the pace and
the wheels in motion for
energizing committees and
seeking creative funding.
"Three areas we are concen-
trating on at this time are the
pre-school, with an active com-
mitted parent's committee
which will earmark funds from
events toward buying much
needed equipment; the con-
tinuation of a Senior's pro-
gram for this large segment of
our population; and the sum-
mer day camp. There is a
definite need for the use of two
transportation vans, and we
are in the midst of designing a
grant for that purpose," said
Sharon.
She has appointed Alice
Rosenthal and Marty Freid to
head the search committee
which is busy reviewing ap-
plications for the position of
executive director.
"This is a very busy time of
year for members of the
Jewish Community Center,"
Sharon stated, "More than 400
baskets were delivered during
the second Mishloach Manot,
the giving of sweets to friends
and neighbors as a Purim
custom; the second annual auc-
tion, Fantasia, where more
than $26,000 was raised; and
now we are concentrating on
the gala Israel Independence
Day celebration to be held on
May 2 at Congregation
Rodeph Sholom."
Sharon is married to Roger
Mock and they have two
children, Beth and Kevin.
When the weather outside is
freezing maybe it is time to
look to sunnier climes, and
that is what the Ivers family
did in December. They moved
to Tampa from Toledo, Ohio.
Sandie Ivers is the new camp
director and senior program-
mer at the Jewish Community
Center.
Sandie was a pre-school
teacher at the Jewish Com-
munity Center in Toledo for
six-and-a-half years, an assis-
tant pre-camp director for
three summers, and most
recently the assistant Early
Childhood director, so it was
only natural for her to seek out
the advantages of the Tampa
JCC.
As camp director, Sandie
has planned a Camp Sabra/CIT
training program for those
teens entering Grades 9 and 10
to be held May 3, 17, and 24
from 1 until 3 p.m. at the
Jewish Community Center.
This program is for boys and
girls who are interested in a
learning experience which will
enable them to become junior
counselors. It will prepare
them to work with younger
campers, teaching them a bit
of child development, arts and
crafts, and games. During the
eight week training program,
which follows the regular
camp schedule, these early
teens will be able to improve
their skills and understanding
of the total camping picture.
Ivers is pleased with the
returning camp counselors
since they have had camping
experience and they also nave
a background in Judaica. She
said, "I am looking forward to
a fantastic summer with many
memorable experiences for the
camper and the staff."
In the Fall Sandie would like
to see an Adopt-A-
Grandparent project in place
between the pre-schoolers and
the seniors, incorporating in-
tergeneration programming
the gap.
Sandie is married to Larry
Ivers and they have two
children, Brad and Stacie.
Stephanie Goldstein -Speech Contest Winner
Valins Interim Pre-School Director
"When children are 'just
playing' they are learning so
much more. They are interac-
ting with each other and
sharpening their social skills.
That is one of the reasons I
think we have the best pre-
school in the city," said
Claudia Valins, the interim
Sre-school director at the
ewish Community Center.
"We do what is best for the
kids. They learn to feel good
about themselves, they learn
through playing, they learn to
take turns and to share, and
they are cared for in a very
special, loving way."
Claudia is not a newcomer to
the Jewish Community Center
pre-school. She has taught the
two year olds at the south and
north branches for about five
years. She brings with her a
bachelor degree in Elementary
Education and a master's
degree in Special Education.
Before moving to Tampa
Valins taught children with
learning disabilities from all
grade levels. Claudia also
teaches in the Kol Ami
Religious School.
Valins said, "I really love
working with the kids. I try to
get into their feelings. I love
the people part of this job, be-
ing with the children, helping
with the problems, filling
needs. I guess I was ready for
the challenge."
Besides teaching the
Playtots at the South Branch
on Tuesday and Thursday,
Claudia is busy interviewing
teachers and meeting with
parents to prepare the pre-
school for next year.
"My philosophy is learning
through play, said Claudia,
so often many parents look for
Premier Honored
MONTREAL (JTA) -
Premier Robert Bourassa
received an honorary degree
from Tel Aviv University at an
April 6 banquet of the Cana-
dian Friends of Tel Aviv
University, Montreal Chapter.
the newest, the shiniest, the
prettiest, overlooking what is
the best for the kids. The JCC
Pre-School is very personal, a
real family, truly a home away
from home."
Some new equipment for the
classrooms has already been
ordered, such as sand and
water play tables, puzzles,
manipulatives, and a doll
house and furniture. Through
the untiring efforts of Sharon
Mock the classrooms and the
front hall will be painted dur-
ing the Passover break.
With more than 150 children
enrolled in the two branches,
the Jewish Community Center
Pre-School offers much to the
community. So as not to in-
terfere with the Passover holi-
day the deadline for the Early
Bird registration has been ex-
tended to April 30.
Some of the programs of-
fered include the regular Pre-
School with two day, three
day, and five day sessions; the
Creepie Crawlies, for children
six to 18 months; the Baby
Biceps, for children 18 months
to two years, and the Playtots,
for children 18 months to two
years.
The Day Care program is
conveniently available until six
in the evening on a weekly,
daily, and even an hourly basis
for those children enrolled in
the pre-school.
The enrichment program for
pre-schoolers, on an eight to
ten week schedule, extends
their day for 45 minutes and
offers such inviting activities
as Tool Box, a wood working
class; Musical Chairs, music
for the young child; and Hineh
Mah Tov, a Shabbat program.
In the Fall Valins said there
will begin an extended day for
the older four year old,
teaching them ore-
kindergarten readiness skills.
Claudia is married to Bob
Valins and they have three
children, Andrew, Scott, and
Whitney.
What does it feel like to be
the only Jewish kid in your
class? Just ask Stephanie
Goldstein, fifth grader at
Essrig Elementary, whose
speech, "On Being Jewish,"
took first place honors in the
school competition for the 4-H
Tropicana Speech Contest on
March 27. Fourth and fifth
grade contestants were asked
to speak on any real-life ex-
perience they have had, and
Stephanie chose to speak on
how she has felt being the only
Jewish child in her class for
most of her years in school.
In her speech Stephanie said
that she feels "proud, but dif-
ferent" being Jewish, especial-
ly when her class does
Christmas projects in school
and when friends can't believe
she doesn't have a Christmas
tree. But, as she explained in
her two and one-half minute
speech, it is the pride that
Herzog
Commutations
Under Fire
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
President Chaim Herzog has
come under fire from both the
Israeli left and right after com-
muting the life sentences of
three members of a Jewish
underground to a maximum of
24 years in prison.
Haim Kaufman, chairman of
the Likud Knesset faction, said
that while he welcomed the
President's move, the three
should be pardoned im-
mediately. The Citizens Rights
Movement (CRM), at the op-
posite side of the political spec-
trum, said it would fight
against pardons for members
of the underground by every
legal, parliamentary and
public means.
The three prisoners,
Menahem Livni, Shaul Nir and
Uzi Sharabaf, were sentenced
to life terms for the
machinegun attack on the
Islamic College in Hebron
seven years ago in which three
students were killed.
Former President Ephraim
Katzir was critical of his suc-
cessor. In an interview
published in Haaretz Katzir
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rtople might misinterpret the
resident's decision as
forgiveness of Israelis who
commit crimes against Arabs.
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Profile Of A Nazi In Chile
Serrano added that The Chile, are ominous. So, too, is
Protocols' are being fulfilled, the government's failure to
part by part, protocol by pro- keep the lid on such activity,
tocol, here, among us."
By MORTON M. ROSE NTH AL
A Life magazine photo show-
ed him offering the Nazi salute
over the open grave of Walter
Rauff, the Nazi war criminal
who invented the mobile gas
chamber and later found
refuge in Chile. He was billed
as a keynote speaker for a Los
Angeles convention of the
California-based Institute for
Historical Review, a group
that claims the Holocaust is a
Jewish hoax. As a Chilean
diplomat, he was Ambassador
to India and became an in-
timate friend of Indira Gandhi.
His name is Miguel Serrano.
He is a colorful and
charismatic character who has
been in the forefront of an up-
surge of Nazism and anti-
Semitism that has caused con-
cern to the Chilean Jewish
community during the past
three years. Their fears have
been heightened because these
acts reflect an apparent
change in the military govern-
ment's policy, which, from the
time it took power in 1973 un-
til 1984, had sought to prevent
manifestations of anti-
Semitism. Two weeks after the
1973 coup, representatives of
the military government came
to the Anti-Defamation
League's national head-
quarters in New York and
reassured the agency's Latin
American Affairs Department
that "there is no anti-Semitism
in Chile and there will be
none."
In 1984, the Jewish com-
munity publicly deplored the
increase of Nazi activity in
Chile. Recently, the president
of the Representative Commit-
tee of Jewish Entities in Chile,
Isidoro Gorodischer, met with
the Minister of Justice, Hugo
Rosende, to discuss the pro-
blem and specifically the ac-
tivities of Miguel Serrano. The
Jewish leader urged legal
sanctions against those who
promote racist ideas.
Serrano is a self-declared
racist. He characterizes all
mestizos (persons of mixed
ancestry with American In-
dian blood) as "bad."
A paranoid anti-Semite, Ser-
rano sees Jewish plots
everywhere. Among his con-
temporary villains are "the
Great Synagogue, Masonic
Lodges and the Vatican."
Serrano published three
books in 1986, each ending
with the words "Heil Hitler!
Zig Heil!" and dated "the 97th
year of the Hitler Era."
One of the books is entitled
"National Socialism, the Only
Solution for the People of
South America." Another,
"The Resurrection of the
Hero," is a mystical treatise
invoking astrology and
(Rabbi Morton M. Rosenthai
is director of the Latin
American Affiirs Department
of the Anti-Defamation
League's International Affaire
Division.)
alchemy, in which Serrano por-
trays Hitler as the "Incarna-
tion, the emanation of a God, a
hero ..." The book denounces
the Catholic Church as an enti-
ty "which takes its orders
from the Synagogue."
The third is entitled "The
Chilean Racial Cycle." All
three are being distributed
widely.
A leftist in the 1930s, Ser-
rano first published his Nazi
ideology in 1978 in a book call-
ed, "The Golden Cord:
Esoteric Hitlerism." The work
claimed that the Holocaust
never occurred, a theme he
repeats in later books. He also
argued that Hitler is still alive,
concluding that even though
he had been unable to find him,
"Hitler, for us, is as alive as
Jesus for the Christians."
Serrano is well-connected,
inside and outside of Chile. In
1982, he was invited to lecture
at the Chilean Academy of Na-
tional Security. Addressing
the military officers, he ex-
pressed his hope that the
Chilean Army would be
transformed into a "Racist
War Order."
In an interview published in
the Spanish newspaper El
Pais, in 1985, Serrano claimed
that the Nazis did not operate
"even one gas chamber" and
described the Holocaust as a
"diabolic hoax." In announc-
ing Serrano's appearance as a
speaker at the Institute for
Historical Review convention
in Los Angeles, in February
1986, the Institute described
him as "a world-class author
... the world's foremost
authority on the intriguing and
little-known relationships bet-
ween the National Socialist
government and Third World
nations ..." His lecture, "Na-
tional Socialism and the Third
World," apparently followed
the theme of his book on the
same subject.
In 1986, the leading San-
tiago daily newspaper, El Mer-
curio, devoted two-thirds of a
page to his lengthy defense of
Nazism.
Serrano is linked to
CEDADE, (Spanish Circle of
Friends of Europe), a neo-Nazi
group based in Barcelona, now
active in Chile and Argentina.
CEDADE distributed in Chile
new editions of Hitler's "Msin
Kampf' and "The Protocols of
the Elders of Zion." Both con-
tained prefaces written by Ser-
rano. He described "Mein
Kampf as "the Bible of the
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Volume 9
Aryan peoples" with "immor-
tal validity." In the 30-page
preface to "The Protocols," he
asserted that the Jews' objec-
tive is "the total domination of
the world" and credited Hitler
and the Nazis for having
discovered "this great plot."
Serrano cannot be dismissed
as a harmless eccentric. His
ideas have explosive potential
in Chile's current political and
economic crises. Acts of van-
dalism and terrorism against
Jewish institutions and homes,
including the bombing of the
home of the chairman of B'nai
B'rith's ADL Committee in
It is time for the government
of Chile to honor its commit-
ment made to ADL in 1973
and reiterated to Jewish
leaders in July 1985 by the
Director General of Investiga-
tions, General Rodolfo
Paredes, to arrest those
resposible and to halt anti-
Semitism in Chile.
UJA Dollars At Work
Passover Around The JDC World
In Romania, 5,000 Jews,
many of them aged and infirm
survivors of the Holocaust,
will attend community
Sedorim funded with the help
of the American Jewish Joint
Distribution Committee (JDC).
Other members of the com-
munity will receive special
Passover parcels of kosher
food and wine.
In Tunisia, some 350 people
in six communities will receive
special assistance to buy mat-
zah, matzah meal, wine, meat,
and oil for the holiday, thanks
to JDC.
These are two ways in which
JDC helps bring Passover into
Jewish homes, no matter how
isolated or poor, around the
world.
"May all who are hungry
come and eat," reads the Hag-
gadah. JDC, acting on behalf
of the American Jewish com-
munity, takes this injunction
very seriously.
"Wherever there are Jews in
need, JDC is at work," say
JDC President Heinz Eppler
and Executive Vice Presi< ent
Ralph I. Goldman in their
Passover message. "As we
celebrate this joyous festival,
we join in sending greetings to
our fellows Jews around the
world those overseas, whom
we help observe the holiday, as
well as those at home, who
make this help possible with
their continued support of the
United Jewish Appeal.
In many of the 34 countries
in which it operates, JDC helps
provide Passover assistance.
The Jewish communities of
Morocco and Poland receive
shipments of matzah, matzah
flour, and wine for the holiday.
Elsewhere in Eastern
Europe, JDC helps distribute
matzah to clients of the Jewish
community's social assistance
agency in Hungary. In
Czechoslovakia, where kosher
food and Passover wine are
not available, JDC helps pur-
chase Jthe supplies elsewhere
and imports them into the
country for distribution.
The 180 Jews of Egypt
receive supplies of kosher
meat and wine, matzah, and
matzah meal with the help of
JDC. Passover supplies and
food baskets are provided for
needy Jews in Algeria as well.
In Israel, JDC is faithful to
its tradition of helping those
on the fringes of society and
gives aid to the physically and
socially handicapped, the aged,
and the very young. In old-age
homes, community centers,
and other institutions where
JDC plays a major role in
maintaining a high standard of
service, its presence is quietly
felt at the Seder table.
This mitzvah is made possi-
ble by the American Jewish
community's generous support
of the United Jewish Appeal,
which provides the bulk of the
JDC 1987 budget of $57
million.
No Carmelite Convent In Auschwitz,
Full Polish Relations With Israel In Offing
18 NiSAK 5747
Number 8
NEW YORK Kalman
Sultanik, President of the
American Federation of Polish
Jews announced he had receiv-
ed information from Warsaw
that the Polish government
and the Catholic Church have
agreed to remove the
Carmelite Convent from
Auschwitz. He also reported
that Joseph Czyrek, Chairman
of the Polish Parliamentary
Commission of Foreign Affairs
had spoken encouragingly to
him at their recent meeting
concerning the positive steps
Poland was taking towards full
diplomatic relations to Israel.
Mr. Sultanik reported these
developments to the more than
300 participants in the Federa-
tion Annual Conference at the
Plaza Hotel in New York City
which marked 1,000 years of
Jewish life in Poland.
Mr. Sultanik also emphasiz-
ed that the relations between
Poland and Israel are improv-
ing in all areas and that their
content is more important
than their formality, especially
in the cultural exchanges bet-
ween the two countries. Mr.
Czyrek had told him that
Poland is very much interested
in the enhancement of rela-
tions between his country and
the Jewish community in the
United States. He remarked,
however, that he sometimes
felt much easier dealing with
Israel than with the Jewish
community in the United
States.
Mr. Sultanik announced that
the Federation, together with
the Jewish National Fund,
undertook a campaign to plant
some 300,000 trees on the hills
oi Jerusalem in memory of
Polish Jewry and a special
campaign will be launched at
an official dinner in honor of
Mr. Edgar Bronfman, Presi-
dent of the World Jewish Con-
gress, which will take place
Sunday, June 7, at the Plaza
Hotel.
Professor Mattityahu Mine
of Tel Aviv University, re-
counted the last century of
Polish Jewry's vital contribu-
tions to Polish and Jewish life
and culture.
He said there is a danger
that the history of Poland
would be written by Polish
historians and not Jewish
historians with the result that
content would be missing. It is
therefore essential that the
two research institutes at the
University of Tel Aviv and the
Hebrew University for the
study of the history of Polish
Jews be supported. This
research will be conducted by
Jewish scholars on documents
that are collected from ar-
chives in Poland, which are
brought to Israel.
On May 5, the Congress will
take place in Israel with the
participation of the President
of Israel, as well as historians
and scholars.



Channel 3 WEDU Participates
In National Holocaust Week
Friday, April ll/mifTheJbm&h FldridiaiirofTampa_j>age 5
At the end of World War II,
Allied troops liberated Europe
from Nazi oppression. Some of
these Europeans had been in-
terned in concentration camps.
Six million Jewish people died
in these camps. They were
Europeans who were deemed
"unpure" by Hitler.
In memorial to these six
million people the week of
April 25 to May 1 has been
designated National Holocaust
Week. In honor of this event,
Channel 3 will air three special
programs. GENOCIDE airs
Sunday, April 26 at 10 p.m.,
SHOAH airs Monday, April 27
through Thursday, April 30, at
8 p.m., and THE COURAGE
TO CARE airs Wednesday,
April 29, at 10:30 p.m. Each of
these programs looks at the
Holocaust with a different
perspective.
The first program to air is
GENOCIDE. This 90 minute
documentary features archival
footage that is narrated by Or-
son Welles and Elizabeth
Taylor. GENOCIDE traces the
history of anti-Semitism from
Roman times to Hitler's rise to
power. It then takes you to the
trains and camps of the Nazi
hate machine.
GENOCIDE was co-
produced by the Simon
Wiesenthal Center and Arnold
Schwartzman.
The second documentary is
SHOAH. The name comes
from the Hebrew word that
means "annihilation" and it is
unlike any documentary of the
Holocaust. It was filmed over a
period of 11 years in 14 coun-
tries by French
cinematographer Claude
Lanzmann.
The nine and a half hour
documentary will be broadcast
over a four night period and
also features an interview with
Lanzmann. SHOAH was pro-
duced without the use of ar-
chival footage. Interviewed
are a few survivors of the
death camps, the neighboring
farmers and villagers, former
Weizmann Scientist Wins
Prestigious Wolf Award
Professor Weir Wilchek, a
biophysicist at Israel's Weiz-
mann Institute of Science, and
Professor Pedro Cuatrecasas,
an American biochemist at
Duke University, have been
awarded the prestigious Wolf
Foundation Prize in Medicine
for 1987.
Professors Wilchek and
Cuatrecasas will share a
$100,000 prize for their
"invention and development of
affinity chromotography and
its application to biomedical
sciences." This new technique
will have significant impact on
medicine, including the
removal of toxins from the
blood and the delivery of
therapeutic agents to specific
organs.
The prizes are awarded by
the Wolf Foundation, created
by the Israeli Parliament in
1975 "to promote science and
art for the benefit of
mankind." The organization
was created largely on the in-
itiative of Ricardo Subrina
Lobo Wolf, a native of
Hanover, Germany, and his
wife, Francisca.
Professors Wilchek and
Cuatrecasas were among 12
world leaders who received
awards in six areas of
endeavor, including
agriculture, chemistry,
mathematics, physics, the arts
as well as medicine. Professor
Wilchek will receive the Wolf
Prize from Chaim Herzog, the
president of Israel, at a special
ceremony at the Knesset on
May 31.
Professor Wilchek, a
member of the Department of
Biophysics at the Weizmann
Institute, holds the Marc R.
Gutwirth Chair of Molecular
Biology at the Institute.

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freedom fighters who par-
ticipated in the Warsaw ghetto
uprising, and former SS of-
ficers and Nazi bureaucrats.
Many of the interviews, in-
cluding one with a former SS
officer, were secretly
photographed by Lanzmann,
who posed as a French
historian saying he was "eager
to restore the balance of
truth" to the era. Lanzmann
acknowledges that he lied to
these interviewees.
"I show publicly in the film
that I lied,' Lanzmann said. "I
don't try to hide my own lies to
these people. And I don't see
why I should have kept my
word. Did they keep their
word?"
The third program planned
for National Holocaust Week
is THE COURAGE TO CARE.
This half-hour documentary
profiles non-Jews who helped
Jews during the Nazi oppres-
sion. It features commentary
by scholar/author and Nobel
Peace Prize winner Elie
Weisel. This film speaks of the
power of individual respon-
sibility and demonstrates how
ordinary actions in extraor-
dinary circumstances can
make a difference.
SHOAH, Claude Lanzmann's landmark documentary on the
Holocaust, will make its American television premiere during
Holocaust Remembrance Week. A presentation of WNET/New
York, the 9>/t-hour film wiU air nationally on public television
over four evenings: April 27, 28, 29 and SO (check local listings).
SHOAH is comprised primarily of interviews with participants
and witnesses of the Holocaust including Henrik Gawkowski
(top), a locomotive engineer who transported Jews to the death
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TAMPA
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
PRESENTS
SATURDAY NIGHT GALA
To Celebrate
Israel's 39th Independence Year
Concert by Yaffa Yarkoni -
Israeli Entertainer
Dancing; to Orson Skorr Orchestra
Hors d'oeovres and Cash Bar
MAY 2,1987 8:30 P.M.
Congregation Rodeph Snolom
2713 Bayabore Boulevard
General Admission
at the door $17 Senior Citizen $13.00
Advance Purchase $15 Students
The Jewish Community Dance Department
Presents
Ms. La's Little Darlings
In
"It's A Small World"
May 31, 1987
2:00 p.m. at the JCC 2808 Horatio St. Tampa,
Florida
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Donation
Adults $5.00 Children $2.50 Family $17.00 Seniors $2.50
Introducing Claudia Valins!
A big Shalom from the
preschool to Claudia Valins!
Claudia comes to us with a
BA in elementary education
and a masters in special
education. She has taught all
levels of elementary grades
with seven years experience
in the school system
teaching children with learn-
ing problems. She also taught
in our preschool for five
years.
Her knowledge and en-
thusiasm for children make us
very lucky to have her with
us.
Claudia's office will be at
the Northend Branch.
Please feel free to call on
Claudia or Sharon Mock
should the need arise.
DIRECTOR
JCC PRESCHOOL
Responsibility:
Preschool, DayCare.
Enrichment Program
Experience References
required
Send resume in care of
Jewish Community Center,
2808 Horatio Street
Tampa, Florida 33609
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CAMP '87 UPDATE
The JCC of Tampa is very fortunate to have two shlichim for Camp
1987. If you would like to host our shlichim, please contact the JCC at
872-4451.
"Meet our shlichim"
ZVIA KODOVITZKI: Zvia is 24 years old, she lives in Haifa and she is
married. Zvia is currently a secretary at an air conditioning company. She
has worked at summer camps as an arts and crafts counselor. Zvia spent
nine months on Kibbutz Machanayim before entering the army. Her
husband will not be joining her this summer.
ADI LAVI: Adi's family was one of the founders and she is the third
generation to live in Kfar Vitkin. Adi is 20 years old and is currently
serving her duty in the army. She plans on going to the Hebrew
University in Jerusalem to study pharmacy next year. Adi's hobbies are:
swimming, folk dancing, movies and handcrafts.
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NORTH BRANCH
Book Review Gab 10 a.m.
Thursday mornings.
Come Thursday to be a part of a
new North Branch Program.
Pre-school
SAVE THIS DATE!
The Parents Committee
meeting has been changed to
Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m.
P.E. Dept.
Hoyt wins over 30 Basketball
League
Art Hoyt'8 Team wins the
championship of the over 30
Basketball League on Tues-
day, March 31 by defeating
Lee Tobin's team by a score of
83-51.
JCC 5th and 6th Grade
Basketball Team finishes
undefeated season!
The 5th and 6th Grade
Basketball Team finished their
season by defeating Oldsmar
Christian School. This outstan-
ding team finished with_*
record of 6-0 with the fine
coaching of Mitch Linsky, The
team players are George
Charles, Scott Grossman, Sam
Linsky, -Brad Jackson, Jim
English, Joe Hanan, Rachael
Pear, and Gidean Gluckman.
If you are interested in Men's
Softball call the JCC and ask for
Bill, 872-4451.
POOL OPENS
April 11 -May 31
Saturday, 12-6 p.m.
Sunday, 12-6 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday, 3-7 p.m.
Swim Team Starts May 11 1-2
p.m.
JCC is closed on the following
days: Passover, April 20-21.
DAY CAMP
SECRETARY NEEDED:
If you are interested in
working part-time, beginning
immediately, and working
through Aug. 7, please con-
tact Sandie Ivers, Day Camp
Director, at 872-4451.
CIT TRAINING
PROGRAM
Sundays: May 24, 31 and
June 7
Tine: 1-4 p.m.
Where: Jewish Communi-
ty Center Conference
Room, 2808 Horatio St.,
Tampa, FL 33609 .
A new addition to this
year's Camp Sabra/CIT
program are three weeks
of training sessions.
Sandie Ivers, camp
director and Josh Weiss,
Camp Sabra/C!T Uifit
Head, will facilitate discus-
sions on: child develop-
ment, arts and crafts,'
games, rainy day program-
ming and first aid:
These sessions will give
our CJT's important infor-
mation and materials they
will need when they work
with our younger camp
groups.
If you have any ques-
tions about this program
please feel free to contact
Sandie at 872-4451.
If you are a registered
nurse and would be
available to work June
8-Aug. 7, please contact
Sandie Ivers.Day Camp
Director at 872-4451.
ENDOWMENT FUND
BUILDING ENDOWMENT
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Rudolph
in honor of Lee Tobin
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Eatroff
in honor of Debra Linsky, Roz
Watstein, Ellen Stern
CAMP SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Goldsmith
in memory of Ben Uron and
Rob Weintraub's father
SENIORS
Mr. and Mrs. Salvador Puillar
in memory of Adele
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Thanks to all of you who
participated in the
1987 Fantasia.
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It was very sucessful.
Details to follow in the next
Floridian issue.
Shalom,
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NORTH BRANCH:
3919 Moran Road
Tampa, Fla. 33624
'?
ue To Holidays Preschool Early Bird Has Been Extended To April 30th
Programs and Fees
North and South Branch Preschool Classes
PRE-KINDERGARTEN
All preschoolers must be four years old by September I, 1987.
This class is designed to incorporate additional basic Early Childhood educational fundamentals within the classroom
setting: including language arts, literature, mathematics, social studies, creative arts, music, science, physical education,
Apple II computers, and Judiac activities. These fundamentals will be incorporaed in an exciting, dynamic, preschool
experience to prepare our oldest preschoolers for Kindergarten.
I. Time: 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Early Bird Registration: S 65.00 Regular Registration: $ 90.00
Monthly Tuition: Members $170.00 Non-members: $255.00
II. Time: 9*)0 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Early Bird Registration: $ 6S.00
Monthly Tuition: Members $200.00
Regular Registration: $ 90.00
Non-members: $300.00
Both Pre-Kindergarten classes provide the same program, goals and curriculum. The 9-2 extended experience allows
more time for extra enrichment and curriculum activities. .
EXTENDED CARE PROGRAM
Time: 7:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Ages: 2 years-4 years
Child must be 2 years old by September 1, 1987
Monthly Tuition: Members $300.00 Non-members: $450.00
9-2 Pre-Kindergarten extended care Monthly Tuition: Members $325.00, Non-Members $450.00
Two Preschool Enrichment classes arc included in Extended Care monthly fees.
"All preschool classes must have a minimum enrollment of ten students.

Programs and Fees
North and South Branch Preschool Classes
PLAYTOTS Ages 12-24 months
A parent-child class designed for our youngest preschool children.
Early Bird Registration: $30.00 Regular Registration: $35.00
Monthly Tuition: Members $55.00 Non-members: $82.50
All Playtot classes meet twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday.
9:00-10:30 a.m., 12-18 months. 'Must be 12 months by September 1, 1987.
10:30-12:00 p.m., 18-24 months. 'Must be 18 months by September 1, 1987.
2 YEAR OLD PROGRAMS
All preschoolers must be two years old by September I, 1987.
2-DAY PROGRAMS
This class is designed for parents to actively participate within their preschool classroom. Parents will be asked to
volunteer in their classroom throughout the school year on a rotating basis.
Time: 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Early Bird Registration: $35.00 Regular Registration: $ 45.00
Monthly Tuition: Members $75.00 Non-members: $112.50
3-DAY PROGRAMS
Monday Wednesday Friday
This class is designed for our 2 year-old preschooler to solo with his/her classmates.
Time: 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Early Bird Registration: $ 40.00 Regular Registration: $ 55.00
Monthly Tuition: Members $105.00 Non-members: $157.50
5-DAY PROGRAMS
Monday-Friday
This class will provide a wide variety of age-appropriate activities for our 2 year-olds.
Time: 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Early Bird Registration: $ 65.00 Regular Registration: $ 90.00
Monthly Tuition: Members: $170.00 Non-members: $255.00

3 YEAR OLD PROGRAMS
All preschoolers must be three years old by September 1, 1987
This class will facilitate our 3 year-old preschooler to participate in a total 5-day developmental program.
FIVE DAY PROGRAM Monday thru Friday
Time: 9:00 a.m. 12.-00 p.m.
Early Bird Registration: $ 65.00 Regular Registration $ 90.00
Monthly Tuition: Members $170.00 Non-members: $255.00


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The Jewish Children's Ser-
vice, based in Atlanta,
Georgia, is a social service
agency that provides interest
free educational loans to
Jewish youth whose families
reside in the Southeast region.
The need for private funding
for higher education is em-
phasized with the anticipated
cut backs in the availability of
federal financing. Tampa
Jewish Family Service is pro-
ud to be affiliated with this
protrram. The applicant and
family must be members of the
Jewish community and have
resided for at least one year in
this area. The applicant must
be accepted by a college or
post-secondary school and
have financial need.
For additional information
or to receive an application,
call Michele Goldstein at
932-6676 on Monday-
Wednesday or leave a message
at 251-0083 and she will get
back with you.
Magen David Adorn in Israel, Blood Services Center.
MDA To Dedicate New
National Blood Service Center
Child Abuse Council
Needs Volunteers
NEW YORK The dedica-
tion of MDA's new National
Blood Service Center in Ramat
Gan, Israel, will take place on
Thursday, May 7, as announc-
ed by Joseph Handleman, Na-
tional Chairman of American
Red Magen David for Israel.
Mr. Handleman stated,
"This $16 million MDA Blood
Center will serve 100 percent
of the needs of the Israeli
Defense Forces and 85 percent
of the blood requirements of
all the hospitals in Israel well
into the 21st Century. This
vital facility will house the
most advanced scientific
equipment for storing and
fractionating blood into its
components."
A large delegation of
members and contributors
from the United States will at-
tend the dedication ceremony.
The President of Israel, Chaim
Herzog will be one of the many
notables addressing the
guests.
Of the $16 million required
for the construction and equip-
ping of this MDA Blood
Center, $14 million was con-
tributed by supporters and
friends of American Red
Magen David for Israel. The
balance of $2 million, was rais-
ed by Friends of MDA in Great
Britain, South Africa and
Canada.
The Friend-to Friend Pro-
gram of the Child Abuse Coun-
cil needs volunteers. They seek
warm, outgoing, friendly
dedicated people who will
volunteer to enter into a long
time relationship with a
parent. The parents waiting
for such friends are parents
wanting to improve their
parenting skills. They are
aware that they need help and
have indicated a desire for it.
These parents do not want to
be abusive.
Because of a shortage of
Watch Out For Non-Events
By MINDY KLEIN
"Non-event!" That's a word
used to describe an event
perceived in advance to be of
awesome importance only to
turn out to be a matter of the
purest trivia.
A firecracker is a good ex-
ample of a non-event.
Everyone hold their ears in an-
ticipation of a horrendous ex-
plosion. But it never comes
because the fuse fizzles out!
There are a lot of fizzling
fuses littering the investment
landscape these days (not to
mention multiple careening
fire trucks answering false
alarms). As a result, ears are
plugged and eyes blindfolded,
and almost no one sees what's
really going on. The big (and
true) picture is obscured
Psychologists have a fancier
term for all these fretting and
fuming matters. They call
them "free floating anxieties."
Their clinical diagnosis reveals
that if all clouds seem to have
silver linings, worries are in-
vented so that we'll all have
something to do.
No matter what you call
them, "non-events" can be
significant distractions. What
are some of the free floating
anxieties flopping around in
the form of fizzling fuses these
days? More than a few, we're
sorry to report, most more
mirage than meaningful.
At the head of the list is the
fretting about interest rates.
The worry, first of all, is that
they'll decline and thereby
lower our returns on various
sundry income-oriented in-
vestments. Or the fear that
they'll rise and bring along a
round of inflation to boot!
Notice how this syllogism has
everyone coned. No matter
what happens, the result is
bad.
What's our opinion? For
what it's worth, we call it a
non-event. Interest rates are
important, to be sure. But
more often than not, their fluc-
tuations are non-events. The
repercussions are not nearly as
serious as the excessive an-
ticipation of their shifts.
What's another non-event?
How about the next bear
market?
The gloom and doom talk is
sometimes so pervasive these
days many grown adults of our
acquaintance are shaking in
their boots. Is the concern
misplaced? Are we saying
there won't be any bear
markets? Of course not! Bear
markets are a common
phenomenon. But the anticipa-
tion is almost always worse
than the pain of the event
itself. Indeed bear markets
may be opportunities!
Inflation is clearly not a non-
event. It is a matter of the
most consuming importance.
But watch out! It is possible,
believe it or not, to worry too
much about this matter and
thereby so cloud your invest-
ment vision that you'll be
frozen into inaction.
Excessive worry about some
problems means less time to
concentrate on solutions, or
perhaps focus on the real
issues.
Mark Twain must have been
motivated by such non-events
to solemnly pronounce on
more than one occasion in his
later years that "reports of my
death have been greatly
exaggerated."
And so it is with many, if not
most, of our modern day
traumas. They are rooted in
matters that nearly always
turn out to be non-events.
Why are there so many in-
vented fears? Where do all the
phobias come from? Don't look
to us for the answers. We've
volunteers, the Council has a
number of applicants on a
waiting list.
A five-week training class
will start May 7. Sessions are
held in the evenings plus one
Saturday session. Men and
women of all ages (over 21) are
needed who can commit
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five hours a week to the
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Reagan Assures
Rabbis
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ty in Brooklyn who met with
President Reagan at the White
House said the President
pledged that the United States
will continue to welcome
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Soviet Union and extend
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Rabbi Hertz Frankel who, in a
message on behalf of the
Grand Rabbi of Satmar, said
the Jewish Community was
grateful to the President for
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be given a free choice to settle
in the country of their desire
when leaving the Soviet
Union."
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Friday, April 17, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 9
U.S. Medical Student Follows
AIDS: A Health Risk
Everyone Should Understand
Each year the House of
Representatives' Committee
on Ways and Means sets aside
a weekend for all the members
of that committee to spend
time together studying the
issues that will have an impact
on America's economy over
the next few years. In our
most recent meeting at the
end of March we listened to
many experts on topics rang-
ing from the recent tax reform
act to the new trade bill being
submitted by our committee,
but the issue that many of the
experts most wanted to
discuss was the impact that
the deadly virus known as
AIDS will have on the health
of Americans and their
economy in the next decade.
AIDS, or Acquired Immuni-
ty Deficiency Syndrome, is a
virus (or germ) that can be
passed from one person to
another chiefly during sexual
intercourse or through the
sharing of intravenous drug
needles and syringes used for
"snooting" drugs. AIDS in an
infected mother is transmitted
to her child at birth. The AIDS
virus attacks a person's im-
mune system and damages his
or her ability to ward off other
diseases. Without a function-
ing immune system to ward off
other germs, the body becomes
vulnerable to becoming in-
fected by bacteria, protozoa,
fungi, and other viruses and
malignancies which may cause
life-threatening illness, such as
pneumonia, meningitis, and
cancer.
There is no known cure for
AIDS and there is no vaccine
to prevent getting AIDS. The
presence of the AIDS virus can
be detected with a blood test,
usually two weeks to three
months after infection. Unfor-
tunately, even before the test
shows positive, the victim can
pass the virus to others.
AIDS, as we now face it, is a
fatal disease.
Those at risk of getting
AIDS are no longer limited to
a few well-defined groups.
While homosexual men and in-
travenous drug users are still
the most likely to acquire the
disease, women and heterosex-
ual men are increasingly at
risk as the virus spreads
throughout the population.
Scientists are working here
and around the world to find a
cure, but progress is extreme-
ly slow.
If a cure cannot be found,
the AIDS epidemic has the
potential of drastically reduc-
ing our workforce, therby put-
ting a greater burden on those
who can work to support the
aged and infirm. Even without
the problems that AIDS
presents, the workforce will
carry a greater burden as the
baby boom generations begin
to retire towards the end of
the next decade. The govern-
ment will most likely have to
pay for the enormous costs of
taking care of the AIDS vic-
tims while at the same time
continuing to support an ex-
panding Social Security pro-
gram. The money for those
government programs
ultimately will come out of the
pocket of America's workers.
How we will deal with these
health and economic pressures
is not yet clear. Experts agree
that the best thing we can do
as a nation for now is to
educate ourselves and our
children about the disease and
how it is transmitted. In the
meantime, scientific research
must continue here and around
the world.
Congressman Sam Gibbons
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515
TOP Increases Assets By $2 Million
The Tampa Orlando Pinellas
Jewish Foundation, Inc.
(TOP), the endowment arm of
the Jewish Federation, in-
creased its total assets by $2
million in the last three months
of 1986, according to Mark
Glickman, TOP's executive
director.
"What is particularly ex-
citing is the number of people
that have opened new Dhilan-
an-
thropic funds within our Foun-
dation," said Glickman. "We
grew from 87 funds to 115
funds, for a 32 percent in-
crease. This shows the con-
tinuous broadening of our base
of support."
TOP was incorporated in
1980, and has grown by leaps
and bounds since its inception.
Starting with assets of
$649,163 at the end of its first
fiscal year on June 30,1981, as
of December 1986, TOP had
assets valued at $7.5 million.
In the last three months of
1986, TOP received over $2
million in gifts, of which
$900,000 was cash and
marketable securities.
Glickman credited a good deal
of the growth to the changes in
the tax laws. "Many of our
donors took advantage of the
1986 laws, and we received a
large number of substantially
appreciated stock, real estate,
and closely-held stock," he
said. "However, 1987 will also
be an excellent opportunity to
make charitable donations to
non-profit organizations, as
the top tax rates continue to
shift to lower brackets."
As of December 31, TOP had
$1,784,000 from Tampa;
$2,606,000 from Orlando; and
$2,453,000 from Pinellas. It
also manages a $600,000 fund
for a Pinellas Jewish
institution.
Engagement
SHIMBERGPAIKOFF
Mr. and Mrs. James H.
Shimberg of Tampa announce
the engagement of their
daughter Nancy, to Dr. Ed-
ward L. Paikoff, son of Dr. and
Mrs. Myron Paikoff of Albany,
New York.
Nancy is employed by Benito
Advertising.
Edward is a private practice
iyan Stark and Lee Gerber, fourth graders at Schaarai Zedek periodontist.
\eligious School, are making matzah at the Jewish Community wwWin(r JB planned t
Renter during the Chabad Lubavitth sponsored matzah bake for CoiJ^^,sX2i^ek
Tampa synagogue rmgious schools.........................
nual Race Car Derby held March 26. Pack 54 is sponsored by the
Tampa Rabbinic Association. In photo are Den 1 leaders Ora
Lourie and Camille Vermess, scouts, (left to right) Andrew
Kanter, Scott Valins, Adam Wasser, Adam Goldstein, (middle
row) Kevin Kalwerisky, Gil Nathan, Danny Vermess, Adam
| Pross, (front row) Ami Lourie, Ian Nelson, Jeremy Blackburn,
David Vermess, Matthew Friedman, and Daniel Jenkins.
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Scent of Science
At Weizmann Institute In Israel
Second-year medical student
Stuart Varon has already
tasted the sweet smell of scien-
tific success. While doing
research at the Weizmann In-
stitute of science in Rehovot,
Israel, the young American
confirmed the curative powers
of garlic.
He wanted to verify an
observation cited in the
Talmud: "Garlic kills parasites
in the bowels."
With David Mirelman,
Besen-Brender Professor of
Microbiology and
Parasitology, Varon showed
that allicin, the pungent active
principle in garlic, is a potent
killer of dysentery amoeba in
laboratory cultures.
The 27-year-old Varon at-
tends the SUNY School of
Medicine in Buffalo, NY. He
grew up in Northport, Long
Island, graduated from Tufts,
Dr. Stuart Varon
and did research in tropical
diseases before opting for a
medical career. Last summer,
he took part in the Karyn Kup-
cinet International Science
School program at the Weiz-
mann Institute.
Does he cook with garlic?
You bet.
Wedding
MANLEYFLETCHER
Cindy Manley, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Heiman of
Birmingham, Alabama, and
David Fletcher, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Don Fletcher of Port
Richey, were married in a civil
ceremony Sunday, April 5 at
the home of the bridegroom on
Sunset Beach.
RYANSAVITT
Dorilee Grigsby Ryan,
daughter of Suzanne and
Thomas Ryan of Tampa, and
Alan Savitt, son of Gerri and
Stephen Savitt of Tampa,
were married Sunday, April 12
at the Lincoln Hotel. Rabbi Ar-
thur Baseman officiated.
The bride's grandparents
are Mr. and Mrs. S. Holt of
Clearlake, South Dakota. The
groom's grandparents are Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Buchman of
Tampa and Mr. and Mrs. Ben
Savitsky of Rego Park, New
York.
The bride's attendants were
Debra Ryan, maid of honor;
bridesmaids, Missy Cason,
Stacy Dickenson, Robin Fried-
man all of Tampa, and Kathy
Kucera of West Germany.
Stephen Savitt father of the
groom was his best man and
ushers were Jonathon Gilbert,
Steven Buchman, Artie Vaz-
quez all of Tampa, and Peter
Kucera of West Germany.
Parties for the couple were
an engagement party hosted
by Mr. and Mrs. Savitt;
showers hosted by Shelly
Kucere and Cookie Buchman;
a cocktail party hosted by Mr.
and Mrs. Leonard Gilbert; lun-
cheons hosted by Stacy
Dickenson, Deborah Skyrms,
and Missy and Carey Cason; a
brunch hosted by Dr. and Mrs.
Jack Mezrah, Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Turkel, and Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Friedman; a din-
ner party for family and out of
town guests hosted by Mr. and
Mrs. Ben Savitsky; a luncheon
party for out of town guests
and family hosted by Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Buchman; the
rehearsal dinner hosted by Mr.
and Mrs. Stephen Savitt; and
the wedding reception at the
Lincoln Hotel hosted by Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Ryan.
After a wedding trip to
Puerto Rico the couple will live
in Tampa.
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Congregations/Organizations Events
NORTH TAMPA REFORM
JEWISH ASSOCIATION
On Friday, April 17, the
North Tampa Reform Jewish
Association will conduct a
Passover family service. The
occasion will take place at the
Community Masonic Lodge,
402 W. Waters Ave., Tampa at
8 p.m.
In addition to seasonal
Passover observance, there
will be Hebrew naming of
children and blessing of the
birthday children. Members,
prospective members and
guests from the community
are cordially invited to attend.
HAPPY HEARTS
OF TAMPA BAY
Proper Eating for a
Healthy Heart will be the
topic at the next meeting of
the Happy Hearts of Tampa
Bay at 7 p.m. on Tuesday,
April 21, at the University of
South Florida College of
Medicine, Room 1096.
Ms. Sue Reade, Cardiac
Dietician in the James A.
Haley Veterans Administra-
tion Hospital Dietetic Depart-
ment, will show slides and give
a supplemental lecture on the
importance of changing your
eating habits, particularly
after any heart trauma.
The Happy Hearts of Tampa
Bay is sponsored by the Divi-
sion of Cardiology, University
of South Florida College of
Medicine. There are no dues or
fees, and free refreshments
are served. A spouse or a
friend is welcome to attend
with anyone who has had heart
trauma or is a candidate for
heart problems.
For further information, call
973-0202 or 974-2880.
JEWISH WAR VETERANS
Albert Aronovitz Post No.
373 and Auxiliary
Albert Aronovitz Post No.
373 and Auxiliary, Jewish War
Veterans of the U.S.A., will
hold a joint installation of of-
ficers on April 26, at 11:30
a.m. at the Ramada Inn, 5303
W. Kennedy Blvd.
Ben Wisotzky, Gulf Coast
district commander, and Fran
Ehrenpreis, Gulf Coast Coun-
ties Council president, will
serve as installing officers.
Officers elect to be installed
for the ensuing term are:
POST Commander Jerome
Posner PPC; Sr. Vice-
Commander (Pro Tern) Orville
Repenn; Jr. Vice-Commander
Mary Surasky PPC; Quarter-
master Cy Woolf PNEC; Adju-
tant Max Frouman; Chaplain
Hank Landsberg; Historian
Ben Sogol; Judge Advocate
Judge Ralph Steinberg.
AUXILIARY President
Selma Cohen; Sr. Vice Presi-
dent Jo Woolf; Jr. Vice Presi-
dent Miriam Tarnofsky;
Chaplain Mollie Rich; Patriotic
Instructress Grace Katz and
Janet Lynn; Conductress
Anne Rosen; Treasurer Helen
Males; Inner Guard Betty
Pomper; Recording Secretary
f, =====
Catherine Repenn; Correspon-
ding Secretary Gertrude Kern;
Trustees Sophie Sternfeld,
Marcia Simon, and Anne Spec-
tor PAP.
NEW FLAG POST
ATHILLEL
On Monday, March 23, the
Jewish War Veterans Aux-
iliary Post No. 373 dedicated a
new flagpole on the campus of
the Hillel School of Tampa.
The flagpole itself was a gift of
Auxiliary member Bella
Nemiroff, in memory of her
late husband, Dr. Israel
Nemiroff. The flag was obtain-
ed for the school by Con-
gressman Sam Gibbons, and
has been flown over the capitol
in Washington, D.C.
The flag was presented by
auxiliary President Selma
Cohen in a short but moving
outdoor ceremony. It was ac-
cepted on behalf of Hillel
School by Robyn Pegler, presi-
dent of the student council.
Following the raising of the
flag, all those in attendance
recited the Pledge of
Allegiance and concluded with
singing the Star Spangled
Banner.
CONGREGATION
RODEPH SHOLOM
Tampa Jewish Community
Center presents a Saturday
night gala to celebrate Israel's
39th Independence Year. Con-
cert by Yaffa-Yarkoni-Israeli
entertainer dancing to Orson
Skorr Orchestra. Hors
d'oeuvres and cash bar May 2,
8:30 p.m. Congregation
Rodeph Sholom, 2713
Bayshore Blvd. General admis-
sion at door $17, senior
citizens $13, advance purchase
$15, students.
BRANDEIS
STUDY GROUPS
Jewish Short Stories II
April 23, at 10 a.m. Location
home of: Gloria Barr, 14003
Clubhouse Circle No. 303,
960-0264. Call hostess for
story.
Potpourri April 27, at
10:30 a.m. Location Clay Fac-
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WOMEN'S AMERICAN
ORT
Tallahassee
Legislative Dialogue
On Wednesday, April 29 and
Thursday, April 30 Women's
American ORT (Organization
for Rehabilitation through
Training) from Tampa Bay
Region in District VI will
journey to Tallahassee for a
Legislative Dialogue.
Joining them will be
Women's American ORT
leaders from around the state
representing over 25,000
members who reside in
Florida. Included in the
delegation are Pepi Dunay,
Randy M. Freedman
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President of District VI; Carol
Sue Press, Chairman of the
District Executive Committee;
Sonia Lipschultz, Community
Affairs Sub Committee Chair-
man and Terrie Temkin, PhD,
Executive Director.
Ruth Klein, President of
Tampa Bay Region and Arline
Dresdner, Chairman of the Ex-
ecutive Committee stated "the
purpose of the trip to
Tallahassee is to meet with
Cabinet Members, House
Representatives and Senators
to establish lines of com-
munication on issues of con-
cern to our organization and to
our members who are also
citizens of Florida.
As advocates for quality
public education we hope to
develop a meaningful dialogue
with our legislators concerning
the full implementation of the
Florida Commission on Voca-
tional Education, 1986.
Other issues we hope to
discuss are adult illiteracy,
women's rights, as well as the
rights of our senior citizens."
During the two-day mission,
the delegation will be address-
ed by Commissioner of Educa-
tion, Betty Castor; Dr. Pat
Schwallie-Giddis, State Direc-
tor of Career Education; and
Representative, Elaine Bloom
District 104.
RABBI TO HOST
ECUMENICAL RADIO
PROGRAM
The Jewish Media Relations
Council announces that its
director, Rabbi Jan Bresky,
will host an ecumenical radio
program called, "It's Your
Faith" which will be broadcast
Sunday evenings, 7 to 9 p.m.
on WPLP Radio, AM 57.
The broadcast will include a
brief presentation of a
religious topic followed by call-
in responses by listeners.
Guests will also be invited to
the program for discussions
with the Rabbi on various
issues of faith.
Rabbi Bresky already hosts
the TV show, "DIMEN-
SIONS" on Gulfstream Cable,
5 p.m., weekdays, and Vision-
cable, 10:30 a.m. Sundays.
Rabbi Bresky has said regar-
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Bat Mitzvah
Friday, April 17, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 11
Menorah Manor's Mashgiach
Protects Laws Of Kashruth
Beth Goldberg
BETH GOLDBERG
Beth Sue Goldberg,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
George Reed, and the late Jack
Goldberg, will be called to the
Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on
Saturday, April 25 at 9:30 a.m.
at Congregation Kol Ami. Rab-
bi H. David Rose and Cantor
Sam Isaak will officiate.
The celebrant is a student in
the Hey Class of the Kol Ami
Religious School and a
member of Kadima. She was a
past secretary of Boneem.
Beth is a 7th grade student at
Young Junior High School.
She is a fourth year piano stu-
dent and also enjoys swimm-
ing, soccer, and cheerleading.
Mr. and Mrs. George Reed
will host the Friday evening
Oneg Shabbat and a Kiddush
on Saturday following the ser-
vices in honor of the occasion,
and a reception at the Tobacco
Company Restaurant.
Special guests will include
Beth's grandparents Mr. and
Mrs. Ben Lasky; Marvin and
Sonny Foster, Robyn Foster,
and Sally Goldberg of St.
Louis; Nancy Noonan of Kan-
sas City; and other relatives
and friends from out of town.
MICHELE BOAS
Michele (Micki) Alys Boas,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William Boas will be called to
the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on
Saturday, April 25 at 11 a.m.
at Congregation Schaarai
Zedek. Rabbi Richard J. Bir
Michele Boas
nholz and Rabbi Joan Glazer
Farber will officiate.
The celebrant is a student in
the Schaarai Zedek Religious
School and a member of the
Junior Youth Group. Michele
attends the 7th Grade Gifted
Program at Oak Grove Junior
Hign School. Her special ac-
tivities are tennis and dance.
Bev and Bill Boas will host
the Oneg Shabbat on Friday
evening and a luncheon dance
following the services in honor
of the occasion on Saturday at
Congregation Schaarai Zedek.
A Saturday evening supper
will be hosted by Mr. and Mrs.
Mitch Bentley and Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Weissman for
out of town guests. A poolside
Sunday brunch will be hosted
by Micki's grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Al Freedland, and
her aunts and uncles, Dr. and
Mrs. Ronald Stewart and Dr.
and Mrs. Daniel Stewart.
Special guests will include
Mr. and Mrs. Al Freedland of
Farmington Hills, Michigan
and Ft. Lauderdale; Dr. and
Mrs. Ronald Stewart and fami-
ly, Dr. and Mrs. Daniel
Stewart and family of Bloom-
field Hills, Michigan; Mr. and
Mrs. Maury Pastor of Las
Vegas; Mr. and Mrs. Pat
Krause of Downers Grove, Il-
linois; Mrs. Betty Fruendlich
of Houston; Mrs. Art Canfield
of Crete, Illinois; and Mr. and
Mrs. Steve Gildar and Family
of Orlando.
Yitzak Gamliel is a man upon
whom many people depend
and trust, but as a personality,
is relatively unknown.
Gamliel is a mashgiach.
"Basically, my job is very
simple," Gamliel said. "I am a
supervisor."
As mashgiach at Menorah
Manor in St. Petersburg,
Gamliel is responsible for pro-
tecting and maintaining the
laws of Kashruth throughout
the home. He supervises the
kitchen and the dietary staff,
ensuring that meat and dairy
stay separate.
"I have to supervise all the
employees in the kitchen,"
said Gamliel, who has been at
the home since before it open-
ed two years ago. "New
employees have to understand
the sections in the kitchen and
why we separate it."
The kitchen at Menorah
Manor was designed with meat
preparation located at one end
and dairy at the other. Parve,
neutral food like vegetables
and eggs, is a separate entity.
Dana Guanciale, director of
dietary services, said three
cooks prepare the food one
in meat, one in dairy, and one
in prep. When dietary
employees move from the
dairy to meat section or vice
versa, they are required to
wash their hands and change
aprons.
Dishwashing is also
separate, and cooking utensils
pots and pans are color coded
for easy identification. This
makes following the laws of
Kashruth easier for the dietary
staff, who Gamliel said adapt
well to the restrictions.
"I have never seen anyone
taking a hamburger and frying
it in butter," he said with a
laugh. "Once it is in the
routine, it is very simple."
Ms. Guanciale, once a novice
to maintaining a kosher kit-
chen, agrees.
"If you're not used to it at
first it is very confusing,
because some things that are
(qualified as) dairy, you
wouldn't think of as dairy, and
the same for meat," she said.
"But it's actually very simple
and the kitchen is set up just
for that."
As a mashgiach, Gamliel
must search through kosher
food directories, checking food
products and ingredients. He
also must make sure all the
food arriving at the home is
kosher. Because the food con-
sumed at Menorah Manor is
usually ordered from the same
suppliers, Gamliel said food
checks are usually confined to
new shipments in case an error
was made in delivery. Food
storage rooms, refrigerators,
coolers and even the coffee
shop comes under the
mashgiach's intense scrutiny.
Gamliel and Rabbi Jacob
Luski, of Congregation B'nai
Israel, are currently preparing
the home for Passover. Rabbi
Luski, who is chairman of
V'Aad Hakashrut, oversees all
aspects of the home's prepara-
tion for Passover. With the
help of dietary and en-
vironmental services, the kit-
chen and all equipment is
dissembled and steam cleaned,
Passover dishes and silver-
ware are brought out and
washed by hand, and the entire
home is given a good scrub.
For all his required
knowledge of Jewish law,
Gamliel received no formal
training for his job as a
mashgiach. Rather, it is a way
of life.
Community Calendar
Friday, April 17
Candlelighting time 6:36 p.m.
JCC Camp Day
6:30 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Services
6:30 p.m. Kol Ami Services
8 p.m. North Tampa Reform
Passover family service
Jewish Association
Saturday, April 18
6:30 p.m. Temple Ahavat Shalom Singles at Michele's
Sunday, April 19
Tune in "The Sunday Simcha" WMNF 88.5FM 11 a.m.1
p.m.
9 a.m. Schaarai Zedek Brotherhood Blood Drive
10 a.m. Jewish War Veterans at Kol Ami
Monday, April 20
JCC Closed
9:30 a.m. Kol Ami Services
8 p.m. Schaarai Zedek Board meeting
Tuesday, April 21
JCC Closed
9:30 am. Kol Ami Services
10:30 a.m. ORT/Bay Horizons General meeting
6:30 p.m. Schaarai Zedek Brotherhood Dinner meeting
Wednesday. April 22
Jewish Couunity Food Baak
9:30 a.m. National Council Jewish Women Board
meeting
12:30 p.m. Kol Ami Senior Socialites
7:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Family Services Board meeting
Thursday, April 23
Hadaasah Board sueting
1:30 p.m. Jewish Towers Resident/Management meeting
4:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Medical Committee meeting
4:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Executive Commit-
tee meeting
7:30 p.m. Kol Ami Fellowship meeting
7:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Finance Committee meeting
730 p.m. Kol Aw Executive Board meeting
Friday, April 24
Candlelighting time 7:40 p.m.
6 p.m. Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood Shabbat Dinner
Saturday, April 25
7:30 p.m. ORT/Evening Bar-B-Que
8 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Coffee House at
Davis Island: Garden Center
Sunday, April 26
Tune in "The Sunday Simcha" WMNF 88.5FM 11 a.m.-l
p.m.
noon Schaarai Zedek Brotherhood Picnic
noon Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary Installation
1 p.m. Kol Ami Boneem
Monday. April 27
10:30 a.m. Jewish Towers Residents Association Board
meeting
6 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation B and P Women's Net-
work General meeting
Tuesday. April 28
10 a.m. Brandeis Women Potpourri
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/YAD Board meeting
7:30 p.m. Kol Ami School Board meeting
8 p.m. Hadaasah/Amect General meeting
Wednesday. April 23
Jewish Commaaity Food Baak
4:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Board meeting
7:80 p.m. Yom Haahoah at Kol Ami
Thursday. April 30
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Happy Hour at
ChiChi's. Clearwater
8 p.m. Kol Ami Annual meeting
Friday. May 1
Candlelighting time 7:44 p.m.
6:30 p.m. Kol Ami Family Service and Shabbat Dinner
8 p.m. Tampa Jewish Family Services Shabbat at Rodeph .
Sholom '
"In my background I learned
in the yeshiva and in a
religious high school, and my
family maintained a strict
kosher home," he said. "I
spent most of my life in Israel,
which is the most kosher state.
Even the Army is kosher. You
live it. You need to learn how
to slaughter animals and you
have to know zoology."
Although the bible lists
kosher and non-kosher
animals, there are some which
are not mentioned, such as
turkey. There are also now
many new food products that
did not exist at the time the bi-
ble was written, like ketchup,
juice and ice cream. It is up to
Gamliel to determine if such
food products are kosher.
A conservative Jew, Gamliel
says maintaining a kosher at-
mosphere comes from the
heart and is an individual
choic.
"It is a matter of belief," he
said. "If you believe it is
something absolute, you follow
it. If you believe it is a tradi-
tion and your parents and
grandparents lived it, maybe
you don't want to be responsi-
ble for ruining it, causing the
break in tradition."
Following the dietary laws
of Kashruth at Menorah
Manor is done for the
residents, who deserve the
right to maintain their
religious and personal beliefs.
"The residents, most of
them, would like to return to
the source," Gamliel said.
"They have to relax and know
they are taken care of."
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Hillel School of Tampa
By DIANE TINDELL
"Among the thousands of
tiny things growing up all over
the land, some of them under
my very wing among them
somewhere is the child who
will write the novel that will
stir men's hearts to nobler
issues and incite them to bet-
ter deeds.
There is the child who will
paint the greatest picture or
carve the greatest statue of
the age; another who will
deliver his country in an hour
of peril; another who will give
his life for a great principle;
and another, born more of the
spirit than of the flesh, who
will live continually on the
heights of moral being, and dy-
ing, draw men after him.
It may be that I shall
.
preserve one of these children
to the race. It is a peg big
enough on which to hang a
hope, for every child born into
the world is a new incarnate
thought of g-d, an ever fresh
radiant possibility."
Kate Douglas Wiggin
At a time when our society is
looking for answers for the
future, and we as parents seek
to achieve our promise of
dedication to the uniqueness of
each child; Hillel offers ex-
cellence in education by sup-
porting the total child in his
progressive movement toward
realizing his full potential.
As parents, we look at our
children to fulfill dreams of the
future. We want them to love
learning, love school, and be
loved. We hope life offers them
the opportunity to be intellec-
tually curious, develop values,
be able to question, and to ex-
perience our living heritage. In
pursuit of these goals, each
family offers the child the op-
portunity to be special and ex-
perience the singularly rewar-
ding relationship that a family
offers.
As a family's experiences
are all interrelated, so are the
many aspects of human
development. Physical, social,
cognitive, emotional and
ethical aspects of behavior all
act upon and react to one
another extensively and in-
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any type of change in one area
without giving sufficient con-
sideration to the prerequisite
or consequences in the other
areas of development. All
these areas are interrelated
with culture, physical growth
and psychology of the growing
child to make him/her unique.
It is this uniqueness in each
child that we must provide for
as we select a school with a
distinct educational philosophy
and purpose suited to that
individual.
Hillel is a superior academic
institution where excitement
and enthusiasm for learning
are visible daily. Small classes
with individualized instruction
provide a comfortable learning
environment for each child.
The students are offered an in-
tellectual challenge in secular
and Judaic study that builds a
strong foundation for meeting
the expectations and demands
of the best public and private
schools. Hillel school places
heavy emphasis on in-
dividualized study. The
development of responsibility
for learning is shared by the
student. The evidence suppor-
ting its success is apparent by
the standardized test results in
which each class performed
two grades above the national
norms. The statistics tell us
that the majority of day school
graduates, not only excel in
their chosen fields, but go on
to become leaders in their com-
munities as well. With its pro-
ven record of top academic
achievements, Hillel has cer-
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to succeed in their careers.
The children actively par-
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tivities, fine arts, community
projects, and sports. We en-
courage our youngsters to care
about each other. Cross-grade
friendships are common, and
there is a sense of nurturing
between older and younger
students. Human values are
held in esteem, and our feel-
ings of "family" are evident to
any visitor.
For students who have had
an extensive background as
well as those with a more
limited one, an individualized
Judaic studies program can be
offered. Integration of Jewish
values with the American
society is conceptualized as
part of the Hebrew program.
I
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Please call 875-1618 to schedule interview.
the
Hillel
School
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After all that has been said about our
innovative bi-cultural program, one thing
is still most important Our students
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In recent national testing, Hillel School
students finished two years above their
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For further information, call the school
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SUMMARY OF SCORES (19M)
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