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PJewish Floridian
Off Tampa
Volume 9 Number 21
Tampa, Florida Friday, October 16, 1987
AMI
Price 36 Cnta
Second Annual Leadership Institute Scheduled For Nov. 8
One People, One Destiny.
This phrase describes where
the Jewish people have been
and where they are going. Too
often, the Tampa Jewish com-
munity forgets that it is an en-
tity striving for excellence and
unity. People set priorities and
join organizations and/or con-
gregations based on personal
ideological commitments.
Nevertheless, the Tampa
Rodeph Sholom First
Annual Celebrity Roast!
"Sammy was eight or nine,
and one day I got a phone call
from the school principal who
said that Sammy had thrown
another boy into a garbage
can," said Mama Bobo about
her youngest son. "When I
talked to Sammy, I found that
the other boy had insulted
Sammy's being Jewish. In
Macon, Georgia, in those days,
that was reason enough for a
fight, so the principal didn't
punish Sammy and neither did
House
Approves
A 'Hate
Crimes'Bill
WASHINGTON (JTA) -
A "hate crimes" bill that
would impose federal criminal
penalties for damage to
religious property and injury
to persons in the free exercise
of their religious beliefs was
approved by the house on a
voice vote Monday.
The bill, introduced by Rep.
Dan Glickman (D., Kan.), pro-
vides for fines up to $250,000
and/or imprisonment for
anyone who causes $10,000 or
more damage to a church,
synagogue, religious cemetery
or other religious real property
or causes serious bodily injury
to a person trying to exercise
his religious beliefs.
The House passed a similar
bill introduced by Glickman
Continued on Pag* 3
I," Mama continued.
Sammy Bobo has continued
his devotion to Judaism and
will be honored by Congrega-
tion Rodeph Sholom at a din-
ner dance to be held on Satur-
day, Oct. 24, at the Tampa Air-
port Marriott Hotel at 7:30
p.m.
One of seven children, Sam-
my was born in Macon, and
was a Bar Mitzvah at Knesset
Israel, the little wooden shul
on Central Avenue, soon after
the family moved to Tampa.
Rabbi Wernick was the Rabbi
and had a son Sammy's age, so
Rabbi Wernick had a great in-
fluence in Sammy's life when
Sammy's father died the year
after the Bar Mitzvah. He met
his wife, Rieva, current
Sisterhood" president, at a
Jewish Singles party in
Jacksonville and they were
engaged three months later.
Sam's dedication to Judaism
and Rodeph Sholom has been
almost a legend. His election
as president of Rodeph Sholom
in 1978 was no surprise. He's
been a president of the Men's
Club, a very active member of
Morning Conductors' Group,
the Ritual Committee, and the
Board of Directors.
The entire Bobo family's
generosity to the Shul is well
known. Perhaps most famous,
is Mama's baklava and other
delicacies. Maybe this has
something to do with Sammy's
fame. Mama's ideas of family
loyalty and devotion to
Judaism certainly have in-
fluenced Sammy and been an
inspiration to all.
Jewish community is a people
with a shared culture, who has
one destiny, survival. Sunday,
Nov. 8, Rabbi Reuven
Kimelman, Yale Scholar will
meet with the leadership of the
Federation, the Jewish Com-
munity Center, Jewish Family
Services, the Hillel Day School
and area synagogues to
discuss how it can truly strive
towards becoming one
cohesive entity. The program
will be held at the Guest
Quarters Hotel, beginning at 9
a.m.
"The theme of this year's In-
stitute is Commitment and
Community Building," accor-
ding to co-chairman, Sandy
Mahr. "Rabbi Kimelman cer-
tainly has the charisma, per-
sonality and intelligence to
challenge Tampa's leadership
to reach for the best it can be,"
Mahr added. "He really has
the ability to stimulate one's
desire to explore Ids or her
personal values and
commitment."
Rabbi Kimelman, scholar-in-
residence for the Second An-
nual Leadership Institute was
recently recognized by Mo-
ment Magazine as one of the
Jews to watch in the 1980's. In
addition to being the author of
numerous publications, in-
cluding, "Tzedakkah and Us,"
Kimelman teaches Talmud at
Brandeis University.
"This year's institute, spon-
sored by the Tampa Jewish
Federation, is designed to give
its leadership the tools to
achieve excellence," com-
mented Joyce Swarzman, co-
chairman of the program.
"Last year, we held our first
seminar and we strove to
achieve greater agency
cooperation and communica-
tion. We made positive in-
roads," added Swarzman,
"this year, we look forward to
also communicating with the
synagogue leadership, for we
recognize that Jewish com-
munal life reflects both
religious and secular values."
For further information
about the program, contact
Lisa Bush at the Tampa
Jewish Federation, 875-1618.
JERUSALEM Palestinian Arabs leave the
Temple mount in haste, carrying one who was
overcome by teargas fired by Israeli border
police who broke up a confrontation between
Jews and Moslems. Arab worshippers tried to
AP/Wide World Photo
stop efforts by Orthodox Jews, members of the
right-wing Temple Mount Faithful, to pray at
the site which is sacred to both Judaism and
Islam. Israeli police rapidly dispersed both
sides after firing warning shots.
Right-Wing Extremists Convicted Of IRS Threats
By SUSAN BIRNBAUM
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Five members of a rightwing
tax-protest group with links to
a violently anti-Semitic
organization were convicted in
Las Vegas of threatening the
lives of agents of the Internal
Revenue Service and a Nevada
state judge.
The five are members of the
Committee of the States, a
group affiliated with the Chris-
tian Identity movement, which
espouses the belief that the
Jews are the children of Satan
and which calls the United
States government "ZOG" -
"Zionist-Occupied Govern-
ment." The Committee was
formed in 1984 in Mariposa,
California.
Convictions in Federal
District Court in Las Vegas
were meted out to Rev.
William Potter Gale, who
heads the Ministry of Christ
Church in Mariposa and is
founder of the Identity move-
ment; Fortunate Parrino, an
assistant at the church;
Richard Van Hazel of Arizona;
and Patrick McCray and his
brother George McCray, of
Nevada. A sixth defendant,
Gary Dolfin of Nevada, plead-
ed guilty to lesser charges
after the trial began.
In addition, two others nam-
ed in the indictment, Angelo
Stefanelli and Susan Kieffer of
Nevada, pleaded guilty to
reduced charges and agreed to
cooperate with the
government.
Those convicted face possi-
ble maximum sentences of 34
years' imprisonment and fines
of $250,000, according to assis-
tant U.S. prosecuting attorney
Richard Pocker.
The trial was monitored by
the Anti-Defamation League
of B'nai B'rith in Los Angeles,
which has furnished informa-
tion on the case to law enforce-
ment agencies throughout the
country. Betsy Rosen thai,
ADL Western states civil
rights director, called the ver-
dict a "warning to extremists
that the American people will
not tolerate their threats of
physical harm to our officials
and government institutions."
The ADL had obtained
documents from the Commit-
tee's first meeting, among
which was a statement warn-
ing that any attempt to in-
terfere with the group by any
person or government agency
would "result in the death
penalty being imposed upon
conviction by said
Committee."
For many years, the ADL
has been monitoring Gale, who
has a solidly racist, anti-
Semitic resume. According to
Rosenthal, it was Gale who
first introduced Rev. Richard
Continued on Page 3


Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, October 16, 1987
i

By LYN MEYERSON
It's a Berger baby boy Benjamin Berger
couldn't wait until the bottom of the article to announce the
birth of his baby brother Elliott Martin! Neither could I,
Benjamin! Elliott was born September 29 and weighed 8
lbs. 7 oz. and was 21 Vz inches long. This handsome little guy
is the son of Linda and Bobby Berger. He was welcomed
excitedly by big brother, Benjamin, who is 20 months old.
Happy grandmother is Charlotte Berger, of Tampa,
grandparents Tom and Jane Wittenmyer, of Findlay,
Ohio, and the late Mel Berger. Great-grandmothers are
Lizzie Berger, of Tampa, and Helen Porter, of Findlay.
Elliott Martin is named in memory of Marguerite Spitz,
Bobby's grandmother. Tampa relatives are Uncle Andy
Berger and cousin Alexander. Honored to be named god-
parents are Karen Berger and Lee Tobin. Rabbi Kenneth
Berger and Dr. Jack Mezrah performed the bris which
was held at Linda and Bobby's home. Bobby has recently
been named Assistant Vice President of Taxable Fixed In-
come for Dean Whitter Reynolds, Inc. Happy everything to
all of you!
Congratulations .. Linda and Ted Sharp, of Palm
Harbor are thrilled to announce the birth of their second
son, Brian Andrew. He was born September 19, weighing
8 lbs. 7 oz. Big brother, Robert (Bobby) is two years old
and very excited. Happy grandparents are Bette and
Harvey Sharp, and Helen Schulman of Palm Harbor.
Aunt Susan Schulman is also from Palm Harbor. Mazel
tov!
What a Golden Opportunity to celebrate ... An an-
niversary party is being held tomorrow night for a very
special couple. Louis and Freda Buchman are celebrating
their fiftieth wedding anniversary! The party honoring
them will be at Pal ma Ceia Golf and Country Club. It will be
a cocktail buffet hosted by their children: Booky and
Cookie Buchman, Jean and Leonard Gilbert, and Gerri
and Steve Savitt. Over 150 friends and relatives will at-
tend. The Joe Stagi Band will provide music for the even-
ing. Louise Buchman was born in Tampa, and Freda
Buchman was born in Mobile, Alabama. Their three
children and their spouses live in Tampa, as do their seven
grandchildren: Alan Savitt and his wife Dorilee; Steven,
Julie, Amy, and Eric Buchman; and Jonathan and
Suzanne Gilbert. Congratulations to you both! What a
wonderful celebration to have!
For all yon sweetie-pies Tomorrow, October 17, is
the "Sweetest Day." This was started by a candy shoppe
owner in Cleveland, Ohio, many years ago as a mini Valen-
tine's Day, and in honor of this, Cydnei and Orson Skorr
are creating a Happening. Cydney and Orson are
celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary on the
"Sweetest Day" and since they are both notaries, they plan
on spending "their" day marrying others. Couples may
also renew their vows. Cydney reports that the response
has been good and that perhaps they could end up marrying
the most people in one day in Tampa! For further informa-
tion, please call Skorr Entertainment. How sweet it is!
What a testimonial! .
When Mary Walker Apart-
ment residents and Manage-
ment surprised their Resident
Manager Helen Fulcher with
a birthday party, it had all the
trimmings! The love and ap-
preciation bestowed on Mary
was enhanced by many public
officials. Birthday greetings
'.ere presented by Con-
gressman Sam Gibbons and
Governor Bob Martinez. The
Board of County Commis-
sioners and Mayor Sandy
Freedman sent proclamations
that September 2, 1987 be
"Helen Fulcher Appreciation
Day." Juliet Rodriguez,
Walker Apartments, and Lois Older, president, Board of
Directors expressed their greetings and Steve Otto, of the
Tampa Tribune described this "Saint" he has heard so
much about. Residents Rath Csrlyle and Ed Blum organiz-
ed this elaborate evening. The birthday cake was made by
Chef Russell Homer, of the Tampa Club and was made in
the likeness of the Mary Walker Apartments! Over 100
guests attended. Dale Johnson, formerly of Tampa Jewish
Family Services, used to have a career in singing, and pro-
Continued on Page 12-
Helen Fulcher
administrator of Mary
Recently, over 700 people attended the annual
gala "Tree of Life" Award ceremonies at the
Hyatt Regency Hotel Doumtown. Mayor-
Sandra W. Freedman was recipient of the
"Tree of Life" Award which is presented to an
individual annually for their outstanding
community involvement and service to Israel.
The funds derived from the dinner-dance will
go towards the creation of the Sandra W.
Freedman Forest of 10,000 trees in the
American Independence Park which is located
fifteen miles southwest of Jerusalem. Pictured
at the award presentation are (teft to right):
Leonard Kleinman of Whyte and Hirschboeck;
Kenneth Lewis, dinner co-chairman form
NCNB; Herbert Swarzman, dinner co-
chairman from Gulf Coast Realty Investors,
Memorial Hospital
Of Tampa Plans
Free Health Fair
Fitness testing, medical
screenings and counseling are
included in a free Health Fair
to be held Nov. 7 from 9 a.m.
until 4 p.m. at Memorial
Hosptial, 2901 Swann Ave.
The Health Fair is intended
to encourage top physical con-
ditioning for all adults accor-
ding to Keith Henthorne, Ex-
ecutive Director.
"In addition to traditional
health screenings, we're plan-
ning a complete series of
fitness tests designed for
anyone planning to initiate a
fitness regimen," the hospital
executive said.
Other diagnostic exams from
visual acuity to diabetes, are
planned along with a 24-panel
blood chemistry test. The fair
includes counselors from most
medical specialities,
demonstrations and free
health literature. All is
available at no charge.
For additional information,
contact Memorial Hospital's
Community Relations Depart-
ment at 873-6405.
Inc.; Joe Casper of Caspers, Inc. and a dinner
co-chairman; B. Terry Aidman, dinner co-
chairman from Laventhol and Horwath; Jack
Wilson of The Wilson Company and a dinner
co-chairman; Mayor Sandra W. Freedman;
Guest speaker and presentor of the "Tree of
Life" Award, Rabbi Daniel Syme; Dinner co-
chairman, Gary Harrod of Trammell Crow
Company; Sam Fishman of Sam Fishman,
Inc. and a dinner co-chairman; Doug Cohn,
president of the Tampa Jewish Federation;
Rabbi H. David Rose of Congregation Kol
Ami; Rabbi Kenneth Berger of Congregation
Rodeph Sholom; Mrs. Geraldine Mensh, presi-
dent of the Jewish National Fund Gulf Coast
Council and Mr. Michael Freedman. Photo:
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Friday, October 16, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 3
How Hillel Got Its Sukkah
By DIANE TINDELL
What do you get when you
take 10 men, a beautiful Sun-
day afternoon and the NFL
Football strike? A minyon?
Not quite ... a Sukkah?
Absolutely.
The motivating factor that
led to this activity was a phone
call by Hillel Headmaster
Joachim Scharf to Dr. Robert
Goldstein informing him that,
"It was time for the Sukkah to
be built!"
It took Dr. Goldstein only
nine phone calls to round up
the team that would coor-
dinate, oversee and build the
timely project. Those included
were: Michael Eisenstaedt,
Allen Feldman, Elliott Green-
baum, Steve Marcus, Rick
Oberne, Yehoshua Peled,
Michael Ross, Michael Michael
and Sidney Schuster.
1 p.m. Sunday afternoon, ra-
diant sunshine tempered by a
gentle breeze, seemed to be
ideal conditions for the
"Sukkah-raising."
The wood and mesh had
been stored on the roof of the
school since last Sukkot and all
the men provided were some
screws, muscle, and most of all
their time.
To anyone unfamiliar... the
Sukkah is a booth that the
Jews were commanded to live
in for seven days in remem-
brance of the Israelites who
resided in booths during their
exodus from Egypt. Itjmay be
made of any material land at
least 10, but no more than 20
cubits high; the roof must be
covered with boughs, through
which the stars are visible, ac-
cording to the Dictionary of
Jewish Religion.
"Unfortunately no one
remembered how to build the
The Hillel Sukkah building team (left to right) Rick Oberne, Dr.
Robert Goldstein, Allen Feldman, Yehoshua Peled, Ian Ross,
Michael Ross, Sophia Greenbaum, and Elliott Greenbaum.
Sukkah. Mike Eisenstaedt had
gone over some specifications
and had some experience
through Congregation Kol
Ami. We essentially had to
reinvent and design the struc-
ture," remarked Goldstein.
"Basically we nailed some
2'x4's together and attached
mesh with a staple gun. It
sounds easy, but I wonder why
it took us until 5 p.m?" he
laughed!
Coincidentally, Sunday was
Family Fun Day at the JCC
and cold drinks were provided
to the Sukkah workers!
The structure is standing
next to the school building and
will be decorated by the
children with fruits,
vegetables and artwork!
Truly a labar of love. Todah
Rabah!
Hate Crimes Bill
Continued from Page 1
last year. But David Brody,
Washington representative of
the Anti-Defamation League
of B'nai B'rith who worked
closely with the Congrega-
tional committees that drafted
the legislation, told the Jewish
Telegraphic Agency that
several changes were made.
He said the earlier bill made
any damage to a religious pro-
perty a federal offense. But it
was decided that the federal
government should only be
brought in for a major offense
causing at least $10,000 in
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damages, rather than desecra-
tions like daubing a swastika
on synagogues which can be
handled by local authorities.
The current bill also makes it a
federal crime to use a vehicle
that could be used in interstate
commerce, for commission of
hate acts whether or not it
crosses a state line, Brodv
said. He said he plans to work
with Sen. Howard Metzen-
baum (D., Ohio), who is
scheduled to introduce a "hate
crimes" bill in the Senate, in
an effort to ensure his pro-
posal would coincide with the
bill adopted by the House.
Up to now, religiously-
motivated violence was not
subject to federal prosecution
except in the cases of arson or
where explosives were used.
The defacing of property,
which is one of the most com-
mon acts against synagogues
and black churches, was not a
federal crime.
Extremists Convicted
Of IRS Agent
Death Threats
Continued from Page 1
Butler, leader of the Aryan
Nations-Church of Jesus
Christ Christian in Hayden
Lake, Idaho, to the Identity
movement.
In addition, Gale was long
viewed as a leader of the Posse
Comitatus, an organization of
loosely affiliated bands of arm-
ed vigilantes. The Posse gain-
ed national recognition in 1983
when one of its members, Gor-
don Kahl, was indicted for kill-
ing two U.S. marshalls and
later killed himself in a shoot-
out with police in Arkansas.
Gale, as a Posse evangelist,
supplied tapes for broadcast to
radio station KTTL-FM in
Dodge City, Kansas, in 1983.
He, along with James
Wickstrom, another Posse
evangelist, also spoke at at
least one meeting of local
farmers stricken by the in-
tense farm crisis and prone to
scape-goating Jews and others
in a conspiracy against them.
In his broadcasts, Gale
espoused violence while invok-
ing God's name, and urged the
collection of dossiers on
"every damn Jew rabbi in this
land, and every Anti-
Defamation League leader or
JDL leader in this land." He is
alleged to hold paramilitary
training operations, Rosenthal
said, adding that Gale had
written training manuals for
the Posse. She said he is
reportedly in poor health.
An assistant to prosecuting
attorney Pocker said that Gale
is currently free on bail,
although Rosenthal said the
prosecution had argued that
he, and the others, were
dangerous and should be
imprisoned.
Trials are still pending for
other affiliates of the Identity
movement, including 11 na-
tionwide leaders of the Aryan
Nations, who were indicted on
charges of sedition by a federal
grand jury in Fort Smith,
Arkansas, about a half year
ago and who are scheduled to
stand trial in federal court
there next year.
Indicted for sedition was
Robert Miles, a leader of the
Aryan Nations and also involv-
ed in other neo-Nazi activities.
Miles, who calls himself a
minister, was originally con-
victed of burning school buses
during integration of schools
in Michigan in the 1960s, for
which he served jail time.
Miles' trial is scheduled for
next year.
Other members of the Aryan
Nations were convicted in re-
cent months in TJucson,
Arizona, on charges of
counterfeiting and attempting
to pass counterfeit notes at a
state fair in Spokane,
Washington. Trials were
scheduled last week for Ed
Hawley and David Dorr, im-
plicated in the bombings of
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, October 16, 1987
We Are The Future9
Flashback To Betar Summer
Program To Poland And Israel
.
By AMOS DO RON
A group of 25 youngsters, 16
of them are from Jacksonville,
have just returned from an un-
forgettable adventure: "From
Tragedy to Triumph," the
Jacksonville Jewish Federa-
tion Teen Experience in
Poland and Israel. The six
week program was conducted
in conjunction with the Betar
Youth Organization, a Zionist
youth movement founded by
Zev Jabotinsky in 1923.
By the time the group of
Betar from Florida landed
back in the U.S.A., it had
travelled over 15,000 miles.
From the seemingly endless
hay fields of Poland and the
drab gray dreariness of War-
saw to Jerusalem's sparkling
brilliance, the vistas that
presented themselves through
a succession of tour bus win-
dows could not have been more
varied.
After a long journey to War-
saw, the group began its visit
to Poland at the Aushwitz-
Birkenau death camp complex
near Cracow. Expecting to be
confronted with the full horror
of the German death machine,
participants were unprepared
for what they witnessed there,
at Maidanek the following day,
and amidst the remains of the
Warsaw Ghetto later in the
week. Aushwitz had become a
museum, Birkenau's barracks
were getting new roofing, and
the Warsaw Ghetto had been
transformed into a park.
"It is very difficult to get a
true sense of what happened in
those places, near cafeterias
and booths selling picture post
cards, with groups of visiting
Poles extolling the heroism of
the Polish people (with little, if
any, mention of the Jewish
dimension of the tragedy),"
said participant Rachel
Kossoff.
It was not until Treblinka
that the group was moved by
what they saw. Treblinka, a
concentration camp designed
solely for the extermination of
Jews, is located in the middle
of a forest. It was totally
destroyed by the Germans in
1943 in order to eliminate all
traces of their heinous deeds.
Today all that one can see
are stark stone markers listing
the names of Jewish com-
munities and families that
nished. The personal impact
TMt
of the Holocaust was
graphically illustrated when
one of Jacksonvilles teens,
David Bielski, found the name
of his grandmother (who even-
tually escaped from Treblinka)
on one of the stone markers.
In Poland our teens found a
country astoundingly
backward-economically, social-
ly and politically. Surrounded
by peasants working the land
by hand, piling interminable
supplies of hay onto
horsedrawn wagons, one
senses that he has taken a
500-year leap backward into
history.
The fact that Poland is a
Communist country was
always apparent. No one, not
even the few Jews that re-
main, can be trusted-anyone
can be a government informer.
History is completely re-
written, erasing 1,000 years of
Jewish culture and presence.
Nearly 3,000,000 Polish Jews
were killed during World War
II. This fact is hardly mention-
ed. The unique Jewish dimen-
sion of the Holocaust is sub-
sumed amidst a host of ethnic
groups.
Poland is a country whose
tourism is based on death and
destruction. Jewish groups of
various ages, from different
parts of the world, converge
on the country to see the re-
mains of the once vibrant
Jewish community and the
mechanism of evil that
destroyed it.
For many, the climax of the
trip in Poland was Shabbat in
Warsaw. The group stayed at
the Europejski Hotel-Gestapo
headquarters during World
War II. As "Shema Yisrael"
and "Ani Ma'amin" echoed
through the halls where Ger-
man boots once strode, neither
the irony of the group's
presence nor faith in the
ultimate victory of the Jewish
people could have been more
complete.
Friday evening, par-
ticipants, along with a group of
60 visiting Jewish teens from
Israel and U.S., walked
through the streets of
downtown Warsaw to the
city's only functioning
synagogue. Said Shari
Goldschmidt, "Walking
together to Shabbat services
Friday night made the trip
really special." Nonetheless,
the stares elicited these
/appot-wearing teens left no
doubt in anyone's mind that
anti-Semitism is alive and well
in Poland.
Afterwards, the strains of
Friday night Kiddush and
Shabbat zemirot (Sabbath
songs) filled the former SS of-
ficer's dining room as Polish
waiters stared open-mouthed.
Shabbat morning the
synagogue was filled with a
congregation as diverse as the
people of Israel itself:
teenagers from throughout the
U.S., adults from Chicago and
Israel and the few remaining
elderly Jews of Warsaw (the
city's total Jewish population
is estimated at no more than
600). As each group interacted
with one another, the at-
mosphere became electric.
When the service ended with
"Am Yisrael Chai," few dry
eyes remained.
After Shabbat, the Betar
group reflected upon its week
Amos Doron the ISRAELI Betar Shaliach conducting a
Memorial Ceremony at Berkenaw-Death Camp. The ISRAEL
Flag is displayed .on the destroyed Crematorium, (see page
Flash Back on a Betar tour to Poland and ISRAEL)
in Poland. Was it worth the ar-
duous journey? Beyond any
doubt, all agreed. No partici-
pant will ever again hear those
infamous names-Aushwitz,
Maidanek, Treblinka-without
having an indelible picture in
his mind's eye. How did the
teens feel? Angry said many
anger at the Germans and
Poles for what they did and for
their enduring anti-Semitism,
and angry at the world for let-
ting 6,000,000 Jews perish.
Would these teenagers want
their children to have the same
experience? Responses varied.
Randy Figur commented that,
"I'm sure that by the time my
children are old enough to
come here it will all be one big
museum, without any trace re-
maining of what happened to
the Jews. But that is as it
should be," he continued. "My
children will be able to learn
from books and films. They
will be living with a strong
Israel and not be obsessed with
the Holocaust."
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Jewish Towers/Mary Walker Apartments
Happy Seniors On The Move
Tom Reed, who has under-
written transportation to
grocery shopping for the
Seniors of Jewish Towers and
Mary Walker Apartments,
was recently paid a tribute by
his grateful riders.
A dinner was held in his
honor at Jewish Towers on
Sept. 14 and an honorary pla-
que noting that his transporta-
tion has been the Seniors' in-
dependence, was given by the
Jewish Towers Seniors.
Both communities presented
a gift to help defray Tom's ac-
cumulated van insurance cost.
Unfortunately, these costs
have caused Tom to relinquish
his personal seniors transpor-
tation bus and his grocery ser-
vice will be discontinued.
Charter trips, travel excur-
sions, and special outings will
still be provided by Tom. He
will always be a favorite "big
wheel" to his service
communities.
Mary Walker Apartments
has its own modest van and
wants to keep the happy
seniors rolling on future
outings.
A driver is needed for the in-
sured van. Volunteers would
be welcome but anyone may
apply.
To compensate for Tom's
discontinued service at Jewish
Towers a second government
funded weekly trip by Com-
munity Action Agency, CAA
Share a Van will begin early
October.
WAITING LIST
INFORMATION
Both the Jewish Towers and
Mary Walker Apartments en-
joy the reputation of having
impressive calendars of ac-
tivities, both in and out of the
facilities.
"Perhaps this is one impor-
tant reason for the great
popularity of our com-
munities," mentioned Juliet
Rodriguez, administrator for
both communities, "we are
flooded with applicants."
The Jewish Towers' waiting
list had been so oversaturated
Business Beat
By BARBARA GORMAN
TOP PRODUCER JOINS
MERRILL LYNCH
REALTY
Sandra "Cindy" Sper has
joined Merrill Lynch Realty's
Carrollwood office.
A licensed associate for
more than eight years, Cindy
has earned several awards in-
cluding the Outstanding Sales
Award from the Sales and
Marketing Club. She also
received the top sales award at
Henderson, Better Homes and
Gardens, where she was a con-
sistent multi-million dollar
producer.
MEET JULES HEIMS AND
UNDETECTABLY YOURS
New to Tampa, but with a 35
year track record, Jules Heims
is the style director for recent-
ly opened Undetectably Yours,
fucked discreetly off North
Dale Mabry this salon has the
hairpiece that is the answer to
hair loss. A new type of perma-
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hairpiece to your own hair and
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to go back to have it retighten-
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Jules has show business peo-
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Hollywood and all around the
country.
If you miss your hair, give
Jules a call and let him show
you what he can do for you. It
will be Undetectably Yours!
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The selection of containers
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that applicants were not ac-
cepted through most of 1985
and 1986. Since the re-opening
of the waiting list, approx-
imately a three year waiting
list has developed.
The waiting list at Mary
Walker has been closed for six
months, during which time
over 100 interested seniors
have placed their name on the
reference list for future con-
tact when the list reopens. We
try to keep an open application
period at one community at all
times.
The Jewish Towers open ap-
plication period will close ap-
proximately Nov. 15.
Interested seniors or the in-
dependent handicap/disabled
are consequently urged to app-
ly as soon as possible. In addi-
Lefi to right: Collie Lindsey, Tom Reed, Ceil Fagin, Syd Fridkin,
Marion Pullaras and MatUdie Amat.
tion, to the ability to live in-
dependently, entering re-
quirements include minimum
age of 62 (or verifiably disabl-
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imum annual income ceiling as
prescribed by U.S. Dept. of
HUD."
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call 870-1830.
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MAIN BRANCH:
2808 Horatio St.
Tampa, Fla. 33609
872-4451
Jewish Commun
School
For All Children Regardless of Race, Color, or Creed.
Playlets
Ages 12 through 24
months. Parent/Child
class designed tor our
youngest PreSchoolers.
Please Call 872 4451
for further information on
this program and all our
other programs for Play Tots
through PreKindergarten.
raacfc. KtWA H InA 3919 Mann fcad. Tampa. Flarab JJ6IH. HIVta MM
Claudia's Corner
Tepuach v d'vash (apples and honey), L'Shana Tova, say-
ing I'm sorry, throwing away our sins, visiting the Sanc-
tuary, decorating the sukkah, lulav and etrog ask our
Preschool children what this is all about and you will hear
how much fun it is to celebrate the holidays at the JCC
Preschool. The children are busy building sukkahs, design-
ing flags and marching for Simchat Torah, adorning
Torahs, creating lulav puppets, enjoying holiday flannel
board stories and learning new songs. How could such little
ones be doing so much? We have the greatest staff and the
most wonderful children that's how!
I am pleased to announce a new class being offered at the
North Branch location. This mom and tot class, called
"Toddler Time," incorporates free play (blocks, toys,
manipulatives and a housekeeping corner), songs and
flngerplays, storytime, snacktime and gross motor ac-
tivities. These one hour sessions will meet on Tuesdays and
Thursdays (see the ad in the Centerpiece for ages, time and
fee details). This class will meet the needs of the children as
they grow and develop throughout the year. Come join the
fun and share special time with your child.
We are presently working on a Parent Education series
to be presented by Suzanne Persons. Please respond to the
article Parent-Education Program (in the Centerpiece) if
you have not done so already. We are excited to have
Suzanne speak with us again this year.
Bumper stickers have arrived! What a great way to show
off our new logo and to show how proud we are of our
Preschool. Pick one up at the North or Main Branch office.
The four-year-olds are going to Dr. Seuss! The Tampa
Museum of Art is presenting "Dr. Seuss From Then to
Now" and our four-year-old from both branches will have
the opportunity to enjoy The Cat in the Hat, The Grinch,
Horton and many other familiar characters created by Dr.
Seuss. The exhibit runs from Sept. 20 to Nov. 8. Plan a day
out for your whole family to experience.
Our first newsletter of the year is off the presses and in
our Preschoolers' homes. Many thanks to Marcia Sussman,
our publicity chairperson, and her committee for our
wonderful, informative first issue. We are looking forward
to many more.
The Parents' Association met on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at
9:30 a.m. at the Main Branch. We had a tremendous tur-
nout and the Association is working hard on many exciting,
new programs and fundraisers for our Preschool. We will
be having our first open Parent Association meeting on
Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the North Branch. Your support is
essential and we'd love to see you there! Stop by and visit
our Preschool if you have a chance. I am always available to
talk to you to hear what's important to you.
Claudia
MOM & TOT
?*,
Toddler Time
The JCC Preschool is happy to an-
nounce a new program for children
12-18 months.
Parents and children can share the
fun of playing, singing, crawling, clim-
bing, laughing and loving.
Please register at the North Branch
office:
DAY: Tuesday and Thursday (begin-
ning Sept. 29) .
TIME: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
PLACE: North Branch
FEE: Regular Registration $23;
Monthly Tuition: Member, $36; Non-
Member, $55
Parent-Education Program
The JCC Preschool would like to begin an informative lecture series, ad-
dressing issues concerning child development and family relationship
situations.
In order to make the series interesting and beneficial to you, we would like
your input. Below is a list of possible topics. Please indicate which topics in-
terest you. Feel free to add topics not listed.
Please return the bottom portion to Ginny or Janis as soon as possible.
Suzanne P. Persons MA will be the series facilitator. Some of you may
remember Suzanne. She spoke to our JCC parents and staff in February on
"Sibling Rivalry." Some of the feedback on her presentation included, "very
enjoyable" and "excellent." Suzanne is a licensed Mental Health Counselor
in private practice since 1981. She is a doctoral candidate in Clinical
Psychology. Her training includes infant and Early Childhood development
and marriage and family relationships. Suzanne has lived in the Tampa Bay
Area for 33 years and is the mother of a six year old son.
Suggested Topics:
-------Understanding Your Preschooler
-------Brothers and Sisters: The Love/Hate Relationship
-------The Working Mother
-------Children of Divorce
-------Separation Anxiety in Children and Parents
-------"Super Mom"
-------"Does It Really Matter What My Child Eats?"
-------"Does My Involvement With My Child's Schooling Make A Dif-
ference In His Or Her Motivation To Learn?"
Other Topics of Interest:
PRESCHOOL 1ST OPEN .
PARENT ASSOCIATION
MEETING
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH
7=30 P.M.
NORTH BRANCH JCC.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
AND PLEASE ATTEND!
CIAIKAI MITT
ClAICEITt
., DECEMBER Ifi, 1917
J.C.C. IWTI

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40 Years Old And Proud Of It!
Few women acknowledge their age but Israel is shouting
it from the roof-tops!
There is no better way to celebrate Israel's birthday than
with the ISRAELI CHASSIDIC FESTIVAL. This year's
FESTIVAL presents two hours of thoroughly enjoyable
entertainment for the entire family, performed by top
Israeli artists, outstandingly arranged and choreographed,
in the spirit of a special tribute to Israel.
The ISRAELI CHASSIDIC FESTIVAL is one of the
most successful productions in existence today. This much-
anticipated musicale began in 1969 and in the intervening
years there have been over 1,200 performances throughout
the World. From New York to Johannesburg, Jerusalem to
Vancouver, the FESTIVAL is an annual event on three
continents; seen by more than 150,000 people in 70 cities.
Few attain this level of popularity and acclaim.
The first ISRAELI CHASSIDIC FESTIVAL, in 1969,
was intended to be a one-time contest for the best music set
to Biblical verse. However, due to the overwhelming
response, the course of history changed for this musical
event. Since then, composers from all over the World have
entered their works in this spirited competition and the
outstanding result brings joy to everyone.
The 18 years of the ISRAELI CHASSIDIC FESTIVAL
have produced 180 songs, at least half of which have
become "hits," not only in Israel but in Jewish communities
everywhere. Songs such as "Adon 01am," "Yedid Nefesh,"
"HaUeluya" and "Shema Israel" are Biblical verse set to
contemporary music. They express the heart and soul of
the Jewish people, the modern form of their ancient
heritage.
So ... when the curtain goes up, the stars come out to
dance and the songs fill the air with the soul of Israel, make
sure you're there don't miss it! Come celebrate a
beautiful woman's birthday and join us at the 19th
ISRAELI CHASSIDIC FESTIVAL the best way to ex-
perience Israel without leaving Tampa.
Friday, October 16, 1987/The Jewish Ftoridian of Tampa fcagc 7'
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Tickala ON SALE MOWMi Call IhaJCCCMIioa $72^451
Soonsorad and
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County
Kant JCC
\^ Tampa JCC
Center Parterre
Side Parterre
Section A
Section B
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y0ltoJ2
$14
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Blood Drive, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. JCC Main
Branch. To set up a time to donate call the Jewish
Community Center at 872-4451.
Endowment Opportunities For JCC
The Tampa Orlando Pinellas Jewish Foundation, Inc. (TOP) is the endow-
ment arm of the three Federations. Its primary goals are to provide a finan-
cially secure future for all of the Jewish agencies, and to facilitate the process
of Jewish donors making gifts to the agencies in which they are interested.
The most important form of endowments are designated funds. These
funds may be named for a particular individual or family. The principal is
never touched, but rather is invested. In perpetuity, all interest income earn-
ed on an annual basis is sent to the particular agency for the purposes outlin-
ed in the fund agreement document. For example, there are currently two
funds that have been designated for the JCC.
A JCC Field of Interest Fund can be started with a minimum gift of
$2,500. Once established, additional gifts of any amount may be made to this
fund. Funds may also be organized for a specific purpose such as "senior
citizen programming," "JCC Camp Scholarships," or "Nursery School
Scholarships."
Individuals may also start a personal advised philanthropic fund. It is call-
ed an "advised" fund because you and anyone else you may appoint may give
advice to your local distribution committee to make charitable distributions
in your fund's name based on your charitable interests. A few examples of
suggested distributions that have been made are: to supplement one's annual
federation support; to give additional support to one's synagogue/temple; to
support a community capital funds program; to support the local symphony,
medical research program or literally any non-profit organization that is af-
forded public charity status by the Internal Revenue Service.
You may add to this fund at any opportune time. The character of the in-
vestment, i.e. cash, real estate, securities and the like, you choose to make
will again reflect what will be most tax advantageous to you.
If you are interested in starting an endowment fund to benefit the JCC or
want to open an advised philanthropic fund, contact Mark Glickman, TOP ex-
ecutive director, at (305) 740-7332.


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brunch for out of town guests
is being held at the Karp's
residence.
Special guests will include
Mr. and Mrs. William Karp,
Rebecca Karp Marchisa, Ken-
ny and Maryland Sheetz, Shel-
ly and Arnie Sheetz, Daniel
and Yezmin Perilla, Edith and
Isodore Karp, Sophe and Sam
Karp.
MARNI SHOR
Hebrew School.
Marni's parents will host the
Oneg Shabbat following ser-
vices on Friday night and a
Kiddush luncheon on Satur-
day. A reception will be held in
Marni's honor Saturday
evening.
The proud grandparents are
Mrs. Edith R. Oppenheim of
Baltimore, Maryland and Mr.
and Mrs. Martin M. Shor of
Todd Aidman
Deborah Karp
Marni Shor
M
Pete
Bar/Bat Mitzvah
TODD AIDMAN
Todd Sidney Aidman, son of
Mr. and Mrs. B. Terry Aid-
man, will be called to the
Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on
Saturday, October 24 at 11
a.m. at Congregation Schaarai
Zedek. Rabbi Richard J. Bir-
nholz will officiate.
The celebrant is a student in
the Schaarai Zedek Religious
School and a member of the
Junior Youth Group. Todd is in
the 8th Grade at Berkeley
Preparatory School where he
plays football, basketball, and
baseball for the Junior Varsity
teams. He is a member of the
Bayshore "All Stars" baseball
team, Bayshore Little League,
and an avid tennis player.
Mr. and Mrs. B. Terry Aid-
man will host a luncheon dance
at the Harbour Island Hotel in
their son's honor immediately
following services.
Family and friends are
hosting various other func-
tions in honor of Todd's Bar
Mitzvah including a Shabbat
dinner at the Temple given by
Mr. and Mrs. John Osterweil,
Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Rudolph, Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Boettcher, and Mr. and Mrs.
Steve Oscher; the Oneg Shab-
bat Friday evening hosted by
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Segall,
and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas
Brown; a casual dinner party
Saturday evening for our of
town guests will be hosted at
the Aidman home by Mr. Alan
Fleischer and Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Aidman; a Sunday brunch
will be held at the Harbour
Island Hotel for out of town
guests hosted by Mr. and Mrs.
Michael Kass, Dr. and Mrs.
Carl Zielonka, Mrs. Mimi
Kehoe, Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Stein, and Mr. and Mrs. Phil
Brinen.
Special guests include Great
Grandmother Mrs. Rose
Gomberg of Richmond,
Virginia; grandparents Mr.
and Mrs. Jack Boettcher and
Mr. Alan Fleischer of Rich-
mond, and Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Aidman of Miami. Also atten-
ding will be other family
members and friends from
various cities in Florida,
Texas, Washington, D.C.,
Goergis, Virginia, and
Michigan.
DEBORAH KARP
Deborah Rachel Karp, the
daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
Robert L. Karp will be called
to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah
on Saturday, October 24 at
9:45 a.m. at Congregation Kol
Ami. Rabbi David H. Rose and
Cantor Samuel Isaak will
officiate.
Debby has graduated from
the Hey Class at Kol Ami
Religious School. She is a high
honor student at Berkely
Preparatory School, a member
of the Headmaster's List and
the gifted math program. She
is a student prefect and also
helps to lead the Spirit Club as
its Secretary. She participates
on the basketball team, track
team, and she is an active ten-
nis player.
Dr. and Mrs. Karp will host
the Oneg Shabbat following
services on Friday night, and
the Kiddush Luncheon on
Saturday after services. On
Saturday evening family and
friends will join together at the
Rusty Pelican for a dinner
reception. A Sunday morning
Marni Rice Shor, daughter- Clearwater, Florida. Marni is
of Ms. Jolene Shor and Stanley the granddaughter of_
J. Shor, will be called to the
Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on
Saturday, October 31 at 9:45
a.m. at Congregation Kol Ami.
Rabbi H. David Rose and Can-
tor Sam Isaak will officiate.
An eighth grader at Adams
Junior High, Marni is an active
participant in school activities'
and is a member of the Kadima
Youth Group at Kol Ami. She
is a graduate of the Kol Ami
Bernard
Oppenheim.
A Sunday brunch will be
given at Guest Quarters Hotel
for the out of town guests by
Lisa Bush, William Harris,
Lee Tobin, Don Weinbren,
Karen and Keith Schilit, and
Harriet and Mark Seelig.
Blossom and Ed Leibowitz
will provide welcome baskets
for Marni's out of town guests.
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A Kids-Eye View Of The Holidays
By DIANE TINDELL
Since we have been "inun-
I dated" with Jewish Holidays, I
[thought it would be interesting
I to hear how a child views
I them. We as adults have our
[own personal experience in the
I synagogue. While at services
I this RH, I observed many
[children beside their parents
I prompting me to wonder,
'What's on their mind?"
The poise, eloquence and
[maturity of the student at
JHillel has always impressed
I me. Sixth grader Jocelyn
I Lewis is certainly a shining ex-
lample of that caliber of stu-
Ident. I wasn't surprised at the
ease with which she responded
to my questions.
"Oh Rosh Hash an a and Yom
Kippur you think about all the
good and bad things that you
did all year, and how you can
be a better person. If you have
a fight with a friend, it's im-
portant to know why, not
make a big deal about it so it
doesn't happen again," said
Jocelyn peering out beneath
her bangs.
"I'm happy to live
throughout another year, but
its really a thoughtful serious
holiday where you think a lot.
not January 1 blasting
out all over type of new year!"
Cassin Interred In The Pantheon
By EDWIN EYTAN
I PARIS (JTA) The body of
Rene Cassin, a French Jew,
resistance fighter and 1968
Nobel Peace Laureate, was in-
terred in the Pantheon with
full military honors last week,
more than 10 years after his
I death.
His casket joins those of 364
I great names in French history,
I including Louis Pasteur and
I Jean Jaures, at ceremonies to
I be attended by President
I Francois Mitterrand, Prime
Minister Jacques Chirac, and
the presidents of the Senate
| and National Assembly.
Cassin served as Gen.
I Charles de Gaulle's wartime
Minister of Justice and later
I drew up the International
I Declaration of the Rights of
Man. He also headed the
Alliance Israelite Universelle.
He died in February 1976, at
the age of 89.
Former President Valery
Giscard d'Estaing signed the
decree for his reinterment at
the Pantheon. But it took a
decade before it was im-
plemented. The ceremony,
broadcast live on French
television, was attended by
3,000 guests from all over the
world.
Cassin's body was received
with full military honors at the
Les Invalides Chapel where
Napoleon is buried and lay in
state until the afternoon
before the burial. The official
mourners were headed by
Defense Minister Andre
Giroud, who paid tribute to his
military career.
Jocelyn's favorite holiday is
Sukkot, and she looks forward
to decorating and picnicing in
the Sukkah. "It's nice to go to
services for a holiday other
than shabbat because there are
so many different traditions to
see," she concluded.
Third grader Howard For-
man has a totally different
perspective. He quickly in-
formed me that we're starting
with a clean slate. "I drain my
mind and start a new year by
asking forgiveness. When you
go to services, you pray. I like
the holiday, there's nothing to
dislike I'm not fasting yet,"
Howard explained.
He celebrated with his fami-
ly, lots of company and food!
"G-d has a book and writes
down who's going to have a
good or bad year. I hope and
pray for a good year!" I'm sure
you'll get it Howard!
Sara Ewen flashed a smile.
"I get tired after a while at
services. I try and listen to the
rabbi's sermon, but I don't
always understand what he's
talking about. This year it was
on the Holocaust," remarked
the 5th grader. "G-d has a big
book filled with names of
everyone in the world. The
cover just says "Book of Life."
If you're good, your written in
the "good portion of the
book," if not, you're in trouble.
There's time to think about it
until the book closes!" She
loves the great big meal mom
makes and then eats leftovers
for one week. Sara is also look-
ing forward to decorating the
Sukkah, sitting inside and hav-
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Congregations/Organizations Events
TAMPA BAY
JEWISH SINGLES
Coming events:
Sunday, Oct. 18 Softball
Game: Getting better every
time! We'll be at the Tampa
Jewish Community Center,
2808 Horatio, softball field
with the first ball pitched at
noon. Bring your own
cooler/drinks. Call our host
Greg, 985-8914, for more in-
formation or directions.
Thursday, Oct. 22 Happy
Hour: Judy will be our hostess
as we head for the Tobacco
Company, 4115 East Busch
Blvd. (near Busch Gardens).
Socializing begins at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24 TAS
Boardwalk and Baseball
Day: We'll meet at 8:30 a.m. at
the Westshore Shopping
center parking lot (South end
of Penny's nearest Kennedy
Blvd.) and caravan to the new
Boardwalk and Baseball
amusement park in Haines Ci-
ty. Park admission is $16.95
and don't forget money for
food. Scott will be organizing
this so call 885-5069 for more
information.
Thursday, Oct. 29 Happy
Hour: Back to Biarritz,
Lohman's Plaza, US 19 N and
Coachman Road, for another
intimate gathering of new and
old friends. Look for Jeanne,
785-4625, as our hostess.
Begins at 5:30 p.m.
All functions subject to
change! Please call for more
information!
JASS Lines: Hillsborough,
960-JASS (5277); Pinellas,
736-JASS (5277).
Tampa Bay Jewish Singles
Contacts: Hillsborough, Rich
988-9273; Pinellas, Sandy
797-3536; 40 Isn't Fatal!, Lin-
da 397-4957.
JEWISH WAR VETERANS
Albert Aronovitz Auxiliary
No. 373, Jewish War
Veterans, U.S.A. will sponsor
the Annual Game and Card
Party, Oct. 18,1:30 p.m. at the
Jewish Community Center.
There will be refreshments
and door prizes. Donation is
$2. For more information call
Jo Woolf, chairman, 933-5410.
On Oct. 25, 10 a.m. at the
Jewish Community Center,
Gulf Coast Counties Council
PRESIDENT, Fran Ehren-
preis, and County Leadership
Chairwomen, Ruth Eiseman,
will pay an official visit to the
Auxiliary. Eiseman will con-
duct a Leadershp Workshop.
Ehrenpreis will discuss Coun-
ty, State and National
activities.
HADASSAH
Tampa Chapter
Paid Up Membership
Luncheon
The Tampa Chapter of
Hadassah will hold its Annual
Paid Up Membership Lun-
cheon on Wednesday, Oct. 21,
at the Diplomat, 2611
Bayshore Blvd. at 11 a.m.
Betty Shalett will speak on
"Leadership: Me, You, and
How About Them?" Mrs.
Shalett recently received the
National Hadassah Leadership
award for her outstanding
work. She has demonstrated
the commitment, compassion
and dedicated leadership ex-
emplified by the life and work
of Henrietta Szold, Hadassah's
founder. Mrs. Shalett has been
a member of Hadassah for
more than 20 years and is
presently chairman of Major
Gifts for the Ameet Chapter of
Hadassah locally.
Following the guest speaker,
Barbara St. Denis will present
a musical program. Ms. St.
Denis is presently performing
at Busch Garden and has been
playing the accordian and
keyboard for over 18 years.
Ameet Chapter
Essen and Fressen
The annual "Essen and
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Presents A Health Fair
Saturday, November 7
9:00 a.m.-4 p.m.
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2901 Swan n Avenue
FREE ANn npN TO THE PUBLIC
Ft medical screenings Include
Height and Weight
Vital Signs
Pulmonary Screening
Visual Acuity
Nutritional Counseling
24-part Blood Tsst Including:
Glucose
Calcium
Cholesterol
Triglycerldss
Free consultation with physician
and recommendation for foHo*Mi|
or rsfsrrsl.
Popcorn
Prizes
Music
Fun
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Fressen" program of Ameet
Hadassah will be held on Tues-
day, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at the
JCC North. This popular and
informal dinner party which
includes spouses will feature
Ms. Leslye Winkelman,
Regional director of the Anti-
Defamation League of B'nai
B'rith, as the guest speaker.
Reservations and dish sign-up
will only be taken through
Wednesday, Oct. 21. Dinner
donation is $7.50 plus a dairy
dish or dessert. Proceeds will
benefit Hadassah Israel
Education Services. For more
information and/or reserva-
tions, call Sandy Bercu at
963-6342.
ORT
Bay Horizons Chapter
10th Anniversary
Celebration
The Bay Horizon Chapter of
the Women's American ORT is
pleased to anounce that on
Oct. 28 it will celebrate its 10th
anniversary at Mrs. Ap-
pleton's restaurant on Stoll
Road and Dale Mabry (Mission
Bell shopping center) at 6 p.m.
There will be dinner and a film
on ORT activities.
The Organization for
Rehabilitation through Train-
ing (ORT) is dedicated to train-
ing youth for gainful employ-
ment, thus helping them
become independent.
We are looking for women
who would be willing to do
some charitable work and also
meet new Jewish women
For information please call
Barbara at 973-1174 or Edith
at 884-1144.
CONGREGATION
SCHAARAIZEDEK
An Affair in Autumn
"An Affair in Autumn" is
Sisterhood's major fund raiser
this year. Mark your calendar
for Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at
Congregation Schaarai Zedek,
for the showing of the
Boulevard's latest fashions
and furs. The newest styles
modeled by our children will be
presented by The Golden Egg.
Add to this a delicious lunch
and you have a delightful
afternoon. Sisterhood would
like to extend to every one an
invitation to join us
neighbors families and friends.
This is the first time this show
will be in the fall and the
fashions will be fabulous!
Please call the Temple for
more information, 876-2377.
CONGREGATION
KOL AMI
Youth Groups
USYers Congregation from
Kol Ami and all over central
Florida are planning for the
Obituaries
HIBSCH
Miriam, 61, of Temple Terrace, died Mon-
day, September 21. 1987. A native of Ohio.
aba waa a resident of the Tampa Bay area
for 66 years. She waa a member of Con-
gregation of Schaarai Zedek. She ia surviv
ed by a niece, Shirley H. Moeko of Tampa.
KHRL1CH
Dave, 84, of Tampa, died Monday,
September 28,1987. A native of New York,
ha waa a resident of the Tampa Bay area
since 1982, moving from Long Island, N.Y.
He waa the owner of a clothing store. Ha
waa a member of Free and Accepted
Masons, Prospect Lodge No. 978. Brooklyn,
and Order of the Eastern Star, Tri-Star
Chapter No. 683. Ha is survived by a
daughter, Edjth Moakowitz of Wesley
Chapel; a sister, Rae Pearl of Par
Rockaway, NT-; two grandchildren; and
one great-grandchild.
Fall Sub-regional Convention
to be held at Temple Israel,
Orlando on Oct. 30-Nov.l.
If you have a son or daughter
interested in joining one of our
youth groups please contact
Marci Harris at 962-6338.
SENIOR LIFE
FESTIVAL
On Oct. 21, Tampa's Curtis
Hixon Convention Center will
be the site of the Bay Area's
largest Senior Exposi-
tion/Senior Life Festival
hosted by the West Central
Florida Area Agency on Aging
and co-sponsored by Florida
Power Corporation and St.
Joseph's Hospital.
From the opening moment,
which will be kicked off by the
Busch Gardens Sheiks at 9
a.m., until the free dance
lesson and exhibition by the
Fred Astaire Dance Studio
from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., this will
be a show that redefines the
spirit of what a Senior Expo
can be all about. This is a
Festival.
Events include continuous
entertainment, with such per-
formers as Diamond Tooth
Mary McClain, Blind Willy
James, Martin Crutchfield, the
Arkansas Troubadour, Phyllis
Miltner and other Kings
Point/Sun City performers and
Jean Mirabella.
Seminole Indian games will
provide free games and gifts.
Angela Martinez a regular on
Channel 8's, "Time Of Your
Life," will present home repair
demonstrations. Mr. Shuf-
fleboard, Willie Wolf will be
displaying the latest equip-
ment, and provide tips on im-
proving your game and court.
And there will be performing
and fine arts exhibitions.
Other special activities in-
clude: a mini-job fair, book
fair, cooking demonstration,
arts and crafts for holiday
shopping, health and fitness
and finance information. All
these special events will com-
plement the wide range of ex-
hibits which offer esential in-
formation to the thousands of
participants.
Tampa Mayor Sandy Freed-
man, Gayle Sierens of Channel
8 News, Steve Otto of the
Tampa Tribune and Margaret
Lynn Duggar, Program Staff
Director, Aging and Adult
Services, Tallahassee will be
keynote speakers at 1 p.m.
Admission is free.
Youth Update
On Oct. 18, Kadima have its
first fund-raiser of the year a
car wash! USY and Boneem
also meet that day.
On Oct. 20-Nov. 1, USY will
head to Orlando for Fall
Subregional Convention at
Temple Israel. It is our first
convention of the year, and we
are looking forward to a big
turnout and a great time.
If you have a son or daughter
interested in being a part of
our youth group activities,
please call Marci Harris at the
synagogue.
Holiday Auction
On Saturday evening, Dec.
12, Kol Ami will hold its an-
nual auction. This year's ex-
travaganza will have as its
theme "Let Us Do Your Holi-
day Shopping."
The admission price of $18
per couple will include fine
food and spirits for the even-
ing. In addtion, there will be a
special dinner, hosted by
Lewis and Ileana Berger at
their home, for Patrons of the
evening. Patron tickets are
$125 per couple.
By using the theme "Let Us
Do Your Holiday Shopping,"
the auction committee asks
that congregants use the auc-
tion in two special ways. The
first, of course, is to buy
special items for family
members and friends. The se-
cond utilization of the auction
would be for business people to
purchase a number of similar
gifts for office staff and
Religious Directory
CONGREGATION BAIS TEFFILAH Orthodox
3418 Handy Road No. 103 a Rabbi Yossi Dubrowski a 960-1490 Services Friday
evening 7 p.m.; Saturday morning 9:30 am.
CONGREGATION BETH AM (fanaerly North Tasapa Reform Jewish
Ceagregati)
C/o Joaeph Kerstein, 1448 W. Busch Boulevard. Tampa, Fla. 33612, 949-0115. Con-
gregants officiating, Vikki Silverman, Cantor. Services at 8 p.m.. first and third Fri-
day of each month, Masonic Community Lodge. 402 W. Waters Ave. (at Ola).
CONGREGATION KOL AMI Coaaervattve
3919 Moran Road 9624338 Rabbi H. David Rose, Cantor Sam Isaak Service*
Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 am.
CONGREGATION RODEFH SHOLOM Ceaaarvathe
2713 Bayahore Boulevard 887-1911 Rabbi Kenneth Berger, hasaan William
Hauben Servicee: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Daily; Minyan, 7:16.
CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZEDEK I
3303 Swann Avenue 876-2877 Rabbi Richard J. BirnhoU. Servicee: Friday, 8
p.m.
TEMPLE DAVID
2001 Swann Avenue 261-4216 Rabbi Samuel Mailings* Services: Friday, 8 p.m.;
Saturday, 9 a.m. Daily morning and evening minyan, 7:30 a.m., 6:46 p.m.
YOUNG ISRAEL OP TAMPA OrtRwaaa
3801 S. Dale Mabry, Suite 101 264-2907. 839-6980 President Alfred
Waaaarbargsr Servicee Friday 7:80 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 am.; Wednesday night
rlsasis 8 pjn.
CHABAD LUBAVITCH
13166-A North Daw Mabry. Rabbi YoaaW Dubrowski, Executive Director. 963-2817.
CHABAD HOUSE JEWISH STUDENT CENTER
6202 Seneca Ave. Rabbi Dovid Modrin, Program Coordinator. 9604942. Friday
night Servicee one half hour after suneet. Tueaday night 'mil at 8 p.m.
B'NAI B'RITH HILLEL FOUNDATION at U.S.F./U.T./H.C.C.
U.S.F.-CTR 2382 Tampa S3620 972-4433. Servicee and Onag Shabbat Friday
evening 7 p.m. Sunday Bagel Brunchea, 11:80 a.m.
JEWISH CONGREGATION OP SUN CITY CENTER
634-9162, United Community Church, 1601 La JoUa Street, Sun City Center, Ser-
vicee: Friday, 8 p.m.
RECONSTRUCTIONI8T COMMUNITY CHAVURAH
RsisMtiatUsnlal Cambridge Woods 9724488 Rabbi Steven Kaplan Monthly
study discussion aeaaiona, "Shabbat Experience," monthly services and dinner.


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Friday, October 16, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 11
business associates. By having
the Kol Ami auction commit-
tee make the purchases for
you, you will save money and
the synagogue will be able to
make some. In addition, if you
are contemplating the pur-
chase of a large items, i.e., a
car, major appliance, fur-
niture, work with the auction
committee so that everyone
can once again benefit.
For more information regar-
ding specific purchases or the
auction in general, please con-
tact Larry Wasser at 961-2272
or 960-5263.
We lok forward to seeing
everyone on Dec. 12.
Sisterhood
Coming Events
Congregation Kol
Sisterhood's annual
Ami
re-
enrollment fashion show/din-
ner will be held Wednesday,
Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at Kol Ami.
The theme of the night is "A
Toast to Tampa" celebrating
Tampa's centennial birthday.
We'll be tasting Tampa tid-
bits, and clothing for touring
Tampa will be featured from
Attitude and Laura's.
Mark your calendars for
Sisterhood's next general
meeting on Wednesday, Nov.
18. A joint meeting with Men's
Club, Diane Smith of the
Suicide and Crisis Center will
discuss "Teenage Suicide."
Bring your teenagers to this
meeting.
Volunteers are sought to
help with Sisterhood meetings
and special events. Call Doris
Field, Sisterhood president, at
962-1133.
Chessed Shel Ernes
Dr. Andrew Galos Presents
Violin Recital October 18
Dr. Andrew J. Galos, violin
professor at the University of
South Florida will present a
violin recital at the Fine Arts
Hall on campus of USF (FAH
101) Oct. 18, at 3 p.m. He will
be accompanied by Dr. Armin
Watkins, pianist.
Dr. Galos is a member of
Congregation Kol Ami and has
resided in Tampa for five
years. He had formerly played
solo with the "Boston Pops"
orchestra under Arthur
Fiedler; the Portland Maine
Symphony; the New Orleans
Symphony; the Alabama Sym-
phony, Akron, and
Youngstown Symphony,
Atlanta Symphony, and many
others.
Dr. Galos is a scholarship
graduate of the Juilliard
School of Music and has a doc-
torate from Teachers College,
Columbia University. He has
been violin professor at
Peabody Convervatory of
Music, Baltimore, Maryland,
and Assistant Concertmaster
of the Baltimore Symphony.
He has also taught at Colum-
bus College, Tulsa University,
Akron University and the
University of New Hampshire.
The program will consist of
music by Mozart, Brahms,
Corelli, and Prokofiev.
By RABBI
THEODORE BROD
The most important function
of the Chevra (Brotherhood) is
the preparation of the body for
burial in accordance with the
customs and traditions of
Israel.
The shroud is made of fine
white linen without any hems
or knots. It consists of three
garments: shirt, pants, and an
overgarment with a girdle.
White stockings should be put
on the legs and a white cap on
the head. These shrouds of
linen were instituted during
the Talmudic period when
burials became expensive for
the poor. It emphasized the
equality of all human beings,
rich and poor alike. (Moed
Katan 27b, Yoreh Deah S52).
When the Shroud
(Tachrichim) is ready, the
body is carefully washed and
cleaned. A woman is attended
to only by women. No idle con-
versation is permitted in the
presence of the dead.
After the body has been
thoroughly washed with warm
water, it is placed in a standing
position and nine kabbim (24
quarts) of water are poured
over the corpse. This last
operation performed by the
Chevra constitutes the real
purification (Taharah). (Kitzur
Shulchan ArucK 198,2).
The male dead are also wrap-
ped ina Tallit whose fringes
(Tzitzit) are made invalid, sym-
bolically indicating that the
earthy requirements are no
longer incumbent upon him. In
the case of a female, an addi-
tional overgarment is place on
her shoulders. (Semachot 12).
Community Calendar
Friday, October IS
Simchat Torah
( uidleligtiting tine 6:40 p.m.
9 a.m. Rodeph Sholom Services
9:45 a.m. Kol Ami Services
6:30 p.m. Kol Ami Early Services
6:30 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Early Services
Saturday, October 17
8 p.m. Kol Ami USY Havdalah Service and Horseback
Riding
Sunday, October 18
Tune in "The Sunday Simcha" WMNF 88.5FM 11 a.m.-l
p.m.
Kol Ami Car Wash
10 a.m. Jewish War Veterans Membership meeting
noon Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Softball Game JCC
Tampa
1 p.m. Kol Ami Boneem meeting
1:30 p.m. Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary Card Party
7 p.m. Kol Ami USY meeting
7 p.m. Kol Ami Testimonial Reception
Monday, October 19
1:30 p.m. Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary Board meeting
7:30 p.m. Brandeis Films
8 p.m. Schaarai Zedek Board meeting
Tuesday. October 20
7:30 Tampa Jewish Federation/Community Education
Task Force
7:30 p.m. Kol Ami Board of Education meeting
Wednesday, October 21
Jewish Community Food Bank
10:30 a.m. Hadassah/Tampa Chapter Paid up Event
12:30 p.m. Kol Ami Senior Socialites
6 p.m. ADL/Civil Rights Committee
7:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Medical Advisory Committee
7:40 p.m. Kol Ami Sisterhood Re-enrollment
Tharaday, October 22
1:30 p.m. Jewish Towers Resident/Management Associa-
tion meeting
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Happy Hour -
Tobacco Company
5:50 p.m. JCC Executive Board meeting
6 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/YAD Board SoliciUtor
Training
7:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Finance Committee
7:50 p.m. Kol Ami Board meeting
8 p.m. JCC Board meeting
Friday. October 23
Candlelijrhtint; tine :33 a.at.
8 a.m. Hadassah/Ameet Garage Sale
9:30 a.m. Brandeis Contemporary Literature
Saturday, October 24
8:30 am. Tampa Bay Jewish 'Singles Boardwalk and
Baseball Day Westahore Shopping Center
7:30 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Celebrity Roast
Saaday, October 25
Tune in "The Sunday Simcha" MNF 88.5FM 11 a.m.-l
p.m.
Kol Ami USY Flea Market
9:30 a.m. Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary General
meeting
6 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/YAD Education
meeting
Kol Ami Kadima program
Monday, October 26
10 a.m. Brandeis Jewish Short Stories
5:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation B and P Member-
ship meeting
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Happy Hour
Biarritz -Clearwater
Tuesday, October 27
10:30 a.m. ORT/Bay Horizons Membership meeting
7 p.m. Hadassah/Ameet Fund Raiser
7:30 p.m. ORT/Tampa Chapter General meeting
7:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/YLD Program
meeting
7:50 p.m. Kol Ami Executive Board meeting
Wednesday, October 28
Jewish Community Food Bank
9:30 a.m. National Council Jewish Women Board
meeting
10 a.m. Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Board meeting
12:30 p.m. Kol Ami Senior Socialites
4:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Foundation Board meeting
6:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Executive Board meeting
7 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/YAD Board meeting
7:30 p.m. Brandeis Atlantic Monthly Study Group
7:30 p.m. Kol Ami Men's Club meeting
7:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Family Service Board meeting
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Executive Board meeting
TWWsy, October 2
1U a.m. Brandeis Fine Arts Study Group
11 a.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/Women's Division
Board meeting
4:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Board meeting
Friday, October SO
Caadlelighting time 5:28 p..
The rabbinic ruling during
the past centuries have strong-
ly prohibited post-mortem ex-
aminations as a desecration of
the dead. However, allowances
have been made if there was a
reasonable hope that it would
contribute to saving the life of
another patient at hand. When
an autopsy has taken place, all
parts removed from the body
must be buried.
Burial may not be delayed
except for the honor of the
dead, such as awaiting the ar-
rival of very close relatives.
All mirrors should be
covered in the House of Mour-
ning. Many reasons are given
for this. Since a Minyan
(quorum of 10 people) usually
pray in the house, prayer is not
permitted in front of a mirror
which must therefore, be
covered. Another reason given
is: "Vanity of Vanities All Is
Vanity," mirrors are symbols
of vanity, and therefore, they
should be covered in the face
of the ultimate end of all
beauty.
The burial is the interment
of the body in earth. After the
burial, if there are mourners
present, the Psalm U9 is
recited. If orphans are present
at the graveside, the following
special passages are recited in
their Kaddish.
"Yit-Ga-Dal, extolled and
hallowed be thy name of God in
the world which He is to create
anew, and to revive the dead
and raise them to everlasting
life. Then the worship of idols
will be eradicated, and the true
heavenly worship restored to
its dignity. Oh, may this hap-
pen in the lifetime of the whole
house of Israel speedily,
without delay, and say ye,
Amen."
Those present at the funeral
form themselves into two
rows, between which the
mourners pass, they recite the
following:
"May the Lord comfort you
together with all the mourners
of Zion and Jerusalem."
When returning from a
burial, it is customary for a
few people to pluck a few
blades of grass and throw
them over their shoulders
while reciting:
"He remembereth that we
are dust. Even as this grass
grows, dies and grows again,
even so the Dead shall resur-
rected again."
Rabbi Elazer said, "All who
are humble in this life shall be
resurrected, for it is written,
"Awake And Sing Ye That
Dwell In The Dust." (Isaiah
26:19). It does not state, that
lie in the dust, but that dwell in
the dust, we infer this to mean,
he who dwelled in the dust
(was humble) during life shall
be resurrected.
All leaving the cemetery
must wash their hands. The
hands should not be dried with
a towel or any other cloth.
(Yoreh Deah S76)
The laws concerning our
dead could fill many, many
books. When in doubt, ask
your rabbi. My purpose was to
write only about some of the
duties of the Chevra Kaddisha.
"May the Lord destroy
death forever. He will wipe
away tears from all faces, and
He will remove from all the
earth the rebuke of His people;
for God hath spoken it. He who
maketh peace in His high
places for us and for all Israel;
and say Amen."
SHABBAT SHOLOM
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CHESSED SHEL EMES
BURIAL ASSOCIATION OF TAMPA
It I* the sicrad task of the members of this association to perform
tho purification of the body upon death. Thoy take charge from the
moment of death until burial.
Tho man's division of the Chassed Shot Emas Is In dire need of
help In thla sacred work. If you wish to volunteer, we will train you.
Call 251-2552
Rabbi T. Brod
Louis Gordon. Prea.
Herman Stern, Treat.
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Betar Overnight Winter Camp Dec. 23-27
Invitations were extended to
the St. Petersburg and Orlan-
do Jewish Community Center
members.
This camp can be a unique
winter experience. For more
information please call Amos
Doron, 813-837-4451.
The Betar Winter Camp will
be held from Dec. 23-27 at
Camp Rotary at Polk City.
Betar is an educational Zionist
Youth movement which was
established 66 years ago and
has been running a camp in
Israel, U.S.A. and around the
world.
Amos Doron, the Betar
Shaliach, said this coming
camp will be the highlight of
the season's activities and will
provide Jewish values and at-
mosphere which the people in
Betar consider to be very
valuable at this season of the
year.
The Program will consist of
social and cultural activities
which will include arts and
crafts, canoeing, scouting,
Israeli dances and songs, in-
door and outdoor sports.
This winter happening is
open to students from 5th
grade, age 10 or over. Special
and separate programs for
students and older groups will
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This Heifer
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TEL AVIV (JTA) A
heifer at Kibbutz Masai) gave
birth to a two-headed calf on
Yom Kippur. The bovine in-
fant was suckling with both
mouths, leading one wag to
liken it to the tax collector.
The heads are joined at the
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New in town .. A.big welcome to Pam and Steven
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York. Steven is a Podiatrist in partnership with Seth
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and is in south Tampa. Pam is a psychotherapist by train-
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water. It didn't take them long to get used to our weather,
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TO BE KNOWN AS THE
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FOR ALL HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Courses in Judaic studies to be offered at the:
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Hlllel School of Tampa Wednesday evenings 7:00 8:30 PM
FALL TERM TO BEGIN ON OCTOBER 19
For information and enrollment applications call 875-8287or write to-
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