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^Jewish Ftoridian
fohune 10 Number 4
Of Tampa
Tampa, Florida Friday, February 19, 1988
A*J
Pries 35 Cents

Saturday Evening Live
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The Young Adult Division of the Tampa Jewish Federa-
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Schaarai Zedek's Kotler Lecture
On Feb. 26 at 8 p.m., Rabbi
Jack Bemporad will be the
lest speaker at Congregation
zhaarai Zedek for the annual
[otler lecture. His topic will
>e "Is A Viable Reform
Judaism Possible Today?".
Rabbi Bemporad is the
jiritual leader of the 670
lily Temple Sinai of Bergen
bounty in Tenafly, New
jersey.
He was born near Pisa, Italy
the early 1930's, where his
lily had lived for more than
years, and was a victim of
Hitler-Mussolini persecu-
Rabbi Jack Bemporad
Sun City Center
Dedicates Synagogue
'Happy are those who dwell
your house; they will sing
^four praise forever."
On Friday afternoon, Feb.
26, at 2 p.m. songs of praise
rill be sung at the dedication
f the Jewish Congregation of
5un City Center House of
Vorship, 1115 E. Del Webb
loulevard, Sun City Center. It
nil be the first synagogue in
outheast Hillsboro County
'An Evening With Elie Wiesel
*
Blie Wiesel, nobel Laureate
and recipient of the congres-
sional Gold Medal of Achieve-
ment, author, educator
playwright and moral reader,
will be featured in "An Even-
ing with Elie Wiesel" at the
Tampa Theatre, Tuesday,
March 8 at 8 p.m.
Wiesel is one of the world's
most sought after lecturers.
While he is himself an author,
he is the subject of over 11
books about himself.
"Messenger to Mankind" is
the way he was described
when he was awarded the 1986
Nobel Prize for Peace. Tickets
for the evening are $26 for
adults and $10 for students
and are available from the
Tampa Jewish Federation,
2808 Horatio St. 33609.
Tickets are available to
everyone, with no campaign
minimum requirement.
"Elie Wiesel has emerged as
one of the most important
spiritual leaders and guides in
an age when violence, repres-
sion and racism continue to
Continued on Page 9
Elie Wieael
Birmingham, Women's Division Guest
Stephen Birmingham, ac-
claimed author of The Rest of
Us and Our Crowd will be the
guest speaker at the upcoming
Women's Division event,
scheduled for Tuesday, Feb.
23. The program will be held at
the Hyatt Regency Westshore,
11 a.m., and the cost is $24 per
person.
Writing short fiction and
non-fiction in his spare time
Mx, Birmingham's stones and
articles began appearing in na-
tional magazines in 1964. His
first novel, Young Mr. Keefe,
was published in 1957 and was
an immediate best seller.
Mr.Birmingham was also
responsible for the slogan,
"Never Underestimate Power
of a Woman," for Ladies'
Home Journal.
The campaign, which is
Women's Divisions main event
of the year will also be a
celebration of Israel's 40th an-
niversary. Wendy Katz. chair-
man of the event anticipates
that over 100 women will
attend.
The event is open to any
woman who makes at least a
$250 contribution to the
TJF/UJA campaign. To date
Women's Division proudly
boasts raising $189,000, which
is a 14 percent over 1987.
Anyone who is interested in at-
tending this very special event
should cantact the Tampa
Jewish Federation, 875-1618
by Feb. 20.
Tampa Jewish Family Services Presents
"Visions' Brunch and Workshop
The Third Annual Sue E.W.
Brav Brunch on Sunday,
March 6 will feature Henry
Blumenstein, Associate Ex-
ecutive Director of Family Ser-
vices of Cincinnati to speak on
"Visions Jewish Family of
the Future." The public is in-
vited to attend this brunch at
10 a.m. at the Tampa Airport
Marriott Hotel.
Mr. Blumenstein holds a
BBA in Psychology from the
City College of New York and
a MSS in Social Work from
Adelphi University, Garden
City, New York. He has been
associated with Family Service
Henry Blumenstein
of the Cincinnati area since
1978 serving as Director of
Professional Services and Ac-
ting Executive Director before
assuming bis present position
as Associate Executive
Director.
On March 7 Mr. Blumenstein
will present a workshop entitl-
ed Visions Vital Practice
Issues for the Social Service
Professional" at Jewish
Towers, 3001 W. DeLeon
Street, Tampa, from 8:15 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m. This workshop is
designed to benefit social
caseworkers, mental health
Continued on Pace 12-
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will be for the congregants,
small in number (approximate-
ly 140) but large in purpose
and dedication.
Rabbis Ahron Opher and
Karl Richter of Sarasota will
officiate at the ceremonies of
transferring the Torah scrolls
and the Ark from the Gold
Continued on Page 12'
TAMPA JEWISH FEDERATION
United Jewish Appeal
1988 Campaign Update
GOAL............................. $1,370,000
1988 Results 2/8/88..............$559,038
1987 Results 2/8/87..............$511,009
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Page 2 The Jewiih Floridian of Tampa/Friday, February 19, 1988
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By LINN MEYERSON
JCC Auction .. Working very hard to make "Fantasia
1988" a big success includes a long list of volunteers. Com-
mittee heads of the JCC's third annual auction are: Karen
Karpay Berger, Chairwoman; Cheryl Chernoff, Sandy
Bercu, and Patty Kaliah, Gift Inventory; Jan Wulliger,
Johanna Barat, and Lyn Meyeraon, Consultants; Joyce
Karpay, Hotel Arrangements; Lyn Meyeraon and Lee
Tobin, Table Captains; Carole Ewen and Leah Davidson,
Auction Night; Marty Fried, Financial Arrangements;
Louise Eatroff, Jerilyn Goldsmith, Marsha Berkowitz,
and Sandie Ivera, Program Book; Nancy Kinaler, Pro-
gram Book Mailng; Sergio Wakaman, Graphic Designert;
Suaan Okan and Lori Rash. Decorations; Babe Preiaer
and Marilyn Checkver, Display; Joyce Tawil and Cathy
Gardner Signs; Sandy Bercu and Carole E i sens tad t, In-
vitations; Helain Katzman, Thank-Yous. The theme of this
years' Fantasia is "Where Wishes Come True." The gala
dinner, silent and live auctions are at the Airport Marriott,
March 26. It promises to be a fabulous evening! RSVP to-
day, and get involved! Look for the Solicitation Volunteers
in the next issue of the Floridian!
The Early Birds ... Berkeley Prep seniors have begun
to make final decisions about colleges. The following
students have received early admissons, and while many of
them are not making definite plans yet, the' lists are cer-
tainly impressive! KhaBaaer, daughter of Leslie and San-
dra Baser, has been accepted to American University and
Northeastern University; Stacie Berger, daughter of
Lewia and Ileaaa Berger has heard favorable news from
the University of Michigan. Adam Cutler has heard that
the University of Pennsylvania has accepted him on early
decision. His parents are Donna and Baddy Cutler. David
Fleischer, son of Frank and Barbara Fleischer, has also
been accepted early by the University of Pennsylvania.
Either Georgetown University or the University of Florida
are the choices that Sazanne Gilbert will be making. Her
parents are Leonard and Jena Gilbert. Jennifer flyman,
daughter of David and Marie Hyaaan has been acepted to
Georgetown University by early admission Randi Rudolph
has been accepted to the Univesity of Pennsylvania on ear-
ly decision. Her parents are Ann and Ron Rudolph. Susie
Sokol, daughter of Jerry and Ann Sokol, has heard from
the Unviersity of Michigan. Jeff Stein, son of Bernie and
Sharon Stein, has heard from Columbia University that he
has been accepted. Julie Turkel has been accepted by
Georgetown University. Her parents are Bobby and
Elinor Turkel. Congratulations to all of you! Your hard
work shows!
Happy 80 to you Frank Weaner recently celebrated
his 80th birthday! He was honored at a dinner party given
by his daughter, Bonnie Gordon son son-in-law, Mel Gor-
don, at Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club. Frank's wife,
Helen, Bobbie and Mel's children and grandchildren and
nieces and nephews from Tampa and out-of-town joined
with close friends to help celebrate this special occasion.
Toasts to the birthday man as well as dancing made the
evening a happy, happy event. Best wishes!
More toasts for the Gordons ... Another special
celebration for the Gordon Family was the December 19
marriage of Mark Howard Gordon, son of Bobbie and Mel
Gordon to Sharon Mallot, daughter of Harry and Maria
Mallei, of Clearwater and Caracus, Venezuela. The wed-
ding was held at the Hyatt Regency Westshore with Rabbi
Jan Breaky, of Clearwater officiating. Sandra, Sharon's
sister was the maid of honor. Mark's brother, Randy, was
the best man. After a honeymoon in Hawaii, the Gordon's
moved into their new home in Carrolwood, Sharon is a
teacher and Mark works for Paradise Fruit. Much hap-
piness to you both!
On the Road Again ... Berkeley Math students receiv-
ed a fourth place ranking in the Martin County High School
Mathemetics Competition held recently in Stuart, Fla. The
30 BPS participants competed against a field of 400
students around the state. Receiving awards were Daniel
Cohen, who placed seventh in Algebra II. Daniel is the son
of Albert and Rosalie Cohen, Joan Kreitzer, son of Steve
and Laura Kreitzer, received a 10th in Calculus. Addi-
tional students who attended include: Debby Karp,
daughter of Robert and Mariell Karp, Aaron Germain,
son of Bernard and Betty Germain, Mike Stein, son of
Frank and Lenore Stein, and Todd Bennett, son of Ira
and Roberta Bennet. Way to go!
^_A
Receiving awards for the outstanding dedica-
tion of the Jewish Towers volunteers (JTV's)
serving since the building opened in 1975 were
(left to right) presented by Juliet Rodriguez,
Tampa Jewish Federation Housing Ad-
ministrator to Lee Kessler, Sylvia Gertzman,
Lena Coolik, Eleanor Feldman and Florence
Segall. Receiving awards but not pictured
were Bobbie Eisen and Irene Rubenstein.
Jewish Towers
Honors Community Members
At a recent gals tea party
the senior residents of Jewish
Towers honored the 20 year in-
volvement of dedicated com-
mmunity members. These
honorees, who have served as
board members since 1971 and
prior to that, actively began
the development process, were
warmly appreciated and
received silver engraved trays
commemorating their extraor-
dinary efforts. These
dedicated honorees are Jean
Bennett, Florence Lebos,
Lucile Poller, Walter Kessler,
Eugene Linsky, Len Stone.
Also honored were board
members Gary Alter, Michael
Linsky, Andy Argintar and
Frank Rosenblatt.
The professional, ethical and
special sensitivity of the
Towers Board members has
been a basic caring and
positive force and lifeblood of
'Medication And The Elderly'
Third In TJFS Series
"Chemical Affects: Medica-
tions and the Elderly" is the
third in a series of programs
sponsored by Tampa Jewish
Family Services and presented
jointly with Florida Mental
Health Institute, Department
of Aging. Diane W. Burr,
assistant professor and direc-
tor of training and Joan
Manlove, counselor and
trainer will present a program
which will include drug in-
teractions, the importance of
proper dosage, over the
counter drugs and alcohol
abuse.
The program will be held in
the Activity Room at Jewish
Towers, 3001 DeLeon on
Wednesday, February 24 at 7
p.m. The public, as well as,
Jewish Towers residents are
invited to attend. For more in-
formation, please call Toby
Krawitz, Tampa Jewish Fami-
ly Services 251-0083.
the Towers community.
With 10 or more years of ser-
vice: Clara Pressner, Ruth
Bennett, Geri Linsky. New but
very important additions to
the corps, also serving for
many years are: Doris Hyman,
Eunice Copeland, Doris
Rosenblatt, Ruth Glickman,
Bobbie Levin, Steffi Gimpel
and Rosa Verkauf.
These selfless ladies have
provided friendship, support
and a loving spirit to the
Jewish Towers family and are
dearly cherished by all the
seniors.
The Resident Association of-
ficers, committee members,
and other resident leaders
were honored.
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Friday, February 19, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 3
New Activity Therapy Program Caters To Residents
By MARY SCHULTZ
Menorah Manor Resident
Betty Oslin pulled a strand of
colorful, shiny beads from her
bag and proudly displayed
them to her visitor.
"I make the necklaces up
here, then I sell them in the
Gift Shop," she said. "It gives
me something to do but sit idle
and watch the world go by."
Mrs. Oslin is one of 40
Residents who have rooms on
the Home's third floor, where
the more reticent Residents
live. Some are in advanced
stages of Alzheimer's Disease,
or have other brain disorders
that renders them uncom-
municative, unresponsive and
disoriented. Some need a
challenge like Mrs. Oslin,
and some need a bit more love
and attention than other
Residents.
These are the Residents who
need concentrated, one-on-one
activity therapy to evoke
response and interest through
activities and recreation. To
meet the needs of these
Residents, Menorah Manor
hat instituted a new therapy
program headed by Ray
Teasdale.
"It's a godsend," said
Teasdale of the program,
which is offered in addition to
fulltime regular programming.
"Before, there was no place
for those with potential and
need. Now, I can take the time
with them every day. There's
no leeway without
consistency."
Teasdale began by dividing
the Residents into four groups,
depending upn their condition
and need. Then he devised
therapies relative to the group
and went to work. The green
group, or the more aware
Residents, utilize Reality
Orientation, which strives to
prevent confusion, helps retain
personal identity, encourages
independence, time
awareness, and socially ac-
cepted behavior, and builds
self-confidence, self-esteem
and dignity. For example, the
group meets each morning at
9:30 for a good morning ses-
sion. They discuss what's go-
ing on that day, what the
weather is like and share
feelings.
"What we're trying to do is
get them to socialize with each
other," he said. "This is the
place to work it out, to give
those people time to feel im-
portant about themselves
too."
The group also does a lot of
reading aloud, and then
discusses how the story relates
to their lives, which frequently
evokes past experiences and
reminiscence. The group also
has a daily afternoon meeting,
where they discuss how the
day has progressed, and in-
cludes mental stimulation, like
naming the 50 states in
alphabetical order.
"Our motto is 'If you don't
use it, you loose it,' Teasdale
said.
Other groups utilize various
types of therapies such as sen-
sory stimulation, using three-
dimensional shapes, visuals,
smell, taste, hearing and tac-
tile stimulation; remotivation,
which, through group therapy,
gets Residents thinking about
reality in relation to
themselves; resocialization,
which allows Residents to
reach into their past and give
of themselves again; and
validation, which stresses the
concept of working wiht
Residents where they are and
validating their right to feel
what they are feeling.
For example, Residents in
the blue group may hold gloves
filled with ice to evoke sensory
response, or Teasdale may rub
lotion on a Resident's hand us-
ing tactile stimulation.
"What I'm trying to do is
evoke a response," he said.
HiM Seventh Graders, from left to right: Gideon Gluckman,
Jonathan Forman, Jason Keitter, I dan Dor on, Robert Jacobson,
DanielU Blum, and Joseph Hanan will be participating in the
annual gym Show to be held on Monday, Feb. 2t at the Jewish
Community Center.
Vatican Official Meets
PLO Spokesman
ROME (JTA) The Vatican
received a top official of the
Palestinian Liberation
Organization on Feb. 4, ex-
plaining in a statement after-
wards that it "cannot remain
indifferent in face of the pain-
ful and worrisome events that
the population of the occupied
territories is living through."
Farouk Kaddoumi, the
PLO's foreign policy
spokesman, met with Ar-
chbishop Achille Silverstrini,
the Vatican's foreign minister.
A Vatican spokesman said
Kaddoumi "expressed the
gratitude of the Palestinians
for the moral support that the
Holy See gives to the cause of
the Palestinian people."
Pope John Paul II received
King Hussein of Jordan on
Feb. 1. Following that
meeting, the Vatican issued a
statement saying the Palesti-
nian issue was a "question of
international justice."
A statement issued by the
World Jewish Congress said
that "in receiving the PLO, a
terrorist organization, and
Kurt Waldheim, an unrepen-
tant Nazi, the Vatican of late
demonstrates a shocking in-
sensitivity to Jewish
concerns."
The pope granted Austrian
President Waldheim an au-
dience last June at which the
pope praised him as a man of
peace. Waldheim is accused of
complicity in the deportation
of Greek Jews and other
atrocities when he served as a
German Army officer in the
Balkans during World War II.
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"And if I can get them to res-
pond, I know I can go
further."
Each Tuesday there is a van
outing to the mall, where the
Residents will visit the pet
shop and handle soft animals,
or visit the perfume counter
where a salesperson will help
them test scents.
"This is very important
because it's not me or a
Menorah Manor employee, it's
the attention of the salesper-
son," Teasdale said. "That
gives them their self-esteem."
When they visit the ice
cream shop, Teasdale has the
Residents order their own
selection. "A lot of those
choices are taken away frm
them when they enter a nurs-
ing home," he said. "The
potential for boredom could
exist, so we give them choices,
let them make the decision."
This is not the first time
Teasdale has worked with reti-
cent, uncommunicative in-
dividuals. With a human ser-
vices degree to his credit,
Teasdale has worked exten-
sively in the nursing home
field, as well aa with emo-
tionality handicapped and
autistic children. His energy,
compassion and knowlege of
his work promises a winning
combination for success. He
also possesses a certain
amount of patience, necessary
for a person in his position.
"There's a purpose to
everything we do up here," he
said. "It's a slow process, it's
not fast, and it's not always
response one day and none the
next. Then you have to start
all over again.
And although some would
say such hard work and devo-
tion is a waste of time.
Teasdale vehemently
disagrees.
"If one person says one word
I go crazy, because some of
these people never talk," he
said. "The main thing is to get
them to talk. It just takes
time."
Rosemarie Dapice third floor
Nursing Care Coordinator, has
noticed an immense difference
in the Resident's attitudes
since Teasdale set his program
in motion. The third floor has
taken on a new look, with new
stereo speakers built by the
maintenance department, not
to mention the calmness and
even animation of the
Residents.
"There is a tremendous dif-
ference notice on the floor,"
Dapice said. "Agitation has
decreased tremendously, and
the Residents are really
responding to the new pro-
gram. Ray is working closely
with the nursing staff, discuss-
ing how the Residents are do-
ing we're really working
hand in hand.
Other activities Teasdale
uses in his program are
visuals, music, exercise with
canes, and hand choir, which
involves memorising syn-
chronised movements with
musk using props.
Some Residents choose not
to become involved with the
program, so Teasdale visits
them in their rooms. He talks
with the Residents and takes a
balloon along with which to
play balloon volleyball.
Volunteers are needed to visit
the roms of these Residents,
and perhaps get them involved
through the one-on-one
experience.
If you are interested in par-
ticipants in the volunteer pro-
gram, contact Renee Krosner,
Director of Volunteers and Ac-
tivities, at 345-2775.
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, February 19,1988
Jewish Priorities In Changing Times
This article is excerpted from
the talk given by Nobel Peace
Laureate Elie Wiesel before
ADL 's National Executive
Committee meeting.
By ELIE WIESEL
In Jewish tradition, defama-
tion is one of the worst sins
that can be committed
almost equivalent to murder.
The Talmud says one can be
in Rome and kill someone
thousands of miles away by
defamation. Simply by
defamation one can destroy in-
dividuals or communities.
What is anti-Semitism, if not
defamation?
Theoreticians, philosophers
and psychologists have all
been involved in finding
theories to defame and
therefore destroy the idea, the
image, the psyche and the
eternity of the Jew. Living in
all lands of countries were peo-
ple who hated Jews they had
never met. They hated Jews
who were dead, Jews who
were alive, Jews who would
still be born. Why? Because of
defamation.
For 40 years or more, I have
tried to find answers to the in-
numerable questions that deal
with the ultimate defamation
the Holocaust. None have
been answered. The more I
learn, the less I know. The
more I study, the less I unders-
tand. I do not understand how
it happened. I do not unders-
tand anything about it. I do not
understand the killer, nor the
victim, nor the bystander. And
I do not understand God.
Yet I try. I cannot unders-
tand, for instance, the silence
during the war. I cannot
understand the St. Louis
episode. In 1939, after
Kristallnacht, after people had
read about Hitler and his
pogroms, a ship, the St. Louis,
with 1,000 Jewish refugees
men, women and children
came to the shores of the
United States and somehow
the ship was sent back to Ger-
many with the refugees still on
board. How was that possible?
Why didn't the American
Jewish community send
100,000 people to Washington
to proclaim a hunger strike?
Today it would not happen.
Today the Anti-Defamation
League would mobilize the
population and see to it that
the ship would not leave our
shores.
The Jewish community has
become involved in a more
militant fashion. In France,
until 30 years ago, Jews were
timid, bashful, frightened.
They would never dare to
speak out against the govern-
ment. That was true in the
United States, too, but it is not
the case any longer. Now we
dare. We speak up when we do
not like what is happening in
Washington. Not just a person
or an organization but the en-
tire community speaks up.
Still the basic question re-
mains. How was the Holocaust
possible? We are concerned
when we read literature that
tries to deprive this tragedy of
its uniqueness. I am outraged
and we all must be when
we read that in Germany today
there is a movement to de-
Judaize the tragedy. I was con-
vinced that Germany at
least would have the decen-
cy to be in the forefront of the
fight for memory and remem-
brance. Not at all. There is a
battle among historians and
the prevailing opinion is that
the Holocaust was just one
tragedy among others. One
said that Stalin was worse
than Hitler because he created
a system of oppression worse
than Hitler's. That leaves a
very bitter taste in my mouth.
No Jew is guilty for what
happened then. But if we allow
the memory of the tragedy to
be trivialized, cheapened,
devalued and desacralized,
that will be our guilt.
Israel, which is the center of
our lives, whether we admit it
openly or not, is still in danger.
It is in danger because of inter-
nal struggles, because of
religious-secular conflicts,
because of Israeli-Diaspora
divisions and, above all,
because Israel is a small coun-
try and needs more strength to
feel secure. We must always
be sensitive to Israel's needs
and be there when we are
needed.
Russian Jewry. If anyone
had told me in 1965 that I
would see Russian Jews leav-
ing for Israel, I would not have
believed it. Yet 250,000 Jews
have left the Soviet Union.
Why? Because they,
themselves, had the courage
and the intensity to fight.
Before Solzheniteyn, before
Sakharov, before all the
dissidents, young Jews were
the first to defy the secret
police. They came out and sang
and shouted their Jewishness
and their allegiance to the
Jewish people, to Jewish
history.
I saw them and I could not
convince myself that one day
they would be free. However, I
am also convinced that once
the high visibility refuseniks
are gone, Gorbachev will close
the door. What will we do
then? There are still three
million Jews in the USSR. I
think this is a battleground
where ADL will have to be
vigilant and show its strength
and its wisdom.
In the past, every Jewish
parent told his child: do not
forget that you are Jewish
wherever you go. Do not
forget that you are Jewish
whatever happens. You must
belong to the community, you
must claim kinsip with Jewish
destiny. We must perpetuate
that attitude. Whatever we do,
we must never forget that we
must do it as Jews. That does
not mean that we must con-
cern ourselves only with
Jewish issues. There must be
room in our hearts to think of
other people who suffer.
When I think of the Jewish
people, I have nothing but
gratitude. I have problems
with the world and often they
are justified. At times I even
despair. I think civilization
betrayed itself. I think culture
abdicated. But when I think of
the Jewish people it gives me
an impetus to smile. I cannot
teach anything Jewish to my
students without smiling. I
cannot study the Talmud
without smiling. There is
something very beautiful and
moving which is rooted in our
tradition.
Jews everywhere today
want to learn. The children I
teach want to learn. When
they read about the Inquisition
they learn of the dignity that
our ancestors manifested. The
state was against us, the world
was against us. And we simply
said, "we are Jews" and with a
few words we resisted the
mightiest nations in the world.
This is what we must teach our
children.
I believe in the community of
Israel. I could never imagine
Jews other than surrounded by
Jews. In joy as in sorrow, a
Jew is never alone. Just as
man needs other men to be
human, a Jew needs other
Jews to be Jewish. We choose
to define ourselves not in rela-
tion to the hate we elicit from
strangers but rather by the
faith that we inspire in our
own people.
A Jew alone is in danger. His
security lies within the com-
munity which helps him sur-
vive and to obtain fulfillment.
Community is the key word. It
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tion of Italian Jews.
He graduated from high
school in Florida and then
went to Tulane University,
where he majored in
philosophy and mathematics.
He went, on to study for the
rabbinate as he wanted to do
something for the Jewish peo-
ple. He took personally the
deaths of family members and
so many other Jews in Europe.
He studied at the Cincinnati
branch of the Hebrew Union
College, and then won a
Fulbright fellowship to the
University of Rome. He speaks
Italian fluently.
His rabbinate experience has
been scholarly and ecumenical.
He has taught philosophy and
related subjects at the New
School of Social Research, the
New York branch of Hebrew
Union College, the University
of Pennsylvania, and Southern1
Methodist University.
Rabbi Bemporad was the
1980-1982 president of the
Rabbinical Association of
Greater Dallas; a Fellow of the
Hastings Center of Science,
Ethics and the Life Sciences;
and an Adjunct Professor of
Philosophy and Religion at
Southern Methodist Universi-
ty. He is also the director of
the Institute of Jewish Studies
and a past president of the
Dallas Pastors Association. He
is presently on the Board of
Governors of the Synagogue
Council of America.
He has written numerous
magazine articles on ethics,
philosophy, and the connec-
tions between theology and
science, and has contributed
articles on "Soul" and"Si#er-
ing" to the Encyclopedia of
Religion.
Rabbi Bemporad, father of
four grown children, is an ac-
complished pianist he
studied music in a conser-
vatory in Italy as a youth, and
his earliest ambition was to be
an orchestra conductor. He is
an avid reader, of everything
from science and philosophy to
Russian literature.
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Friday. February 19
Candlelighting time 6:04 p.m.
8 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Shabbat Services -
Temple B'nai Israel, Clearwater
8 p.m. Kol Ami Youth Shabbat
Saturday. February 20
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Dinner and Bowl-
ing Hungry Howie's Clearwater
8 p.m. Schaari Zedek Sisterhood Birthday Party
Sunday, February 21
Tune in The Sunday Simcha" WMNF 88.5 FM 11 a.m.1
p.m.
Kol Ami Kadima and USY Disney Day
.ICC" Prepares Purim Baskets
10 a.m. Jewish War Veterans Membership meeting
4 p.m. Kol Ami Dinner"
Monday, February 22
9 a;m. SAC's at the JCC
6 p.m. Kol Ami Religious School Fundraiser
7:30 p.m. HiUel School Arts/Sciences/Gym Show
Tuesday. February 23
9 a.m. SCA's at the JCC
11 a.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/Women's Division
Campaign Event
6 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation YAD Board Meeting
8 p.m. Hadassah/Ameet General meeting
Wednesday, February 24
Jewish Community Food Bank
7:30 a.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/Legislative
Breakfast
9 a.m. SAC's at the JCC
9:30 a.m. National Council Jewish Women Board
meeting
10 a.m. Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Board meeting
10 a.m. Hadassah/Tampa Chapter Regional Education
Day
12:30 p.m. Kol Ami Senior Socialites
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Happy Hour -
Selena's, Tampa
6 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/B & P Campaign Event
7:30 p.m. Kol Ami Men's Club
7:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Family Services Board Meeting
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Executive Board meeting
8 p.m. Bais Tefellah Purim Unmasked"
Thursday, February 25
10 a.m. Brandeis Women Short Stories
1:30 p.m. Jewish Towers Resident/Management Associa-
tion meeting
4:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Board meeting
7:30 p.m. ADL of B'nai B'rith Speaker's Bureau meeting
Friday, February 26
Candlelighting time 6:09
9 a.m. ORT/Bay Horizon Rummage Sale
9:45 a.m. Kol Ami Gimel Class Service and Luncheon
7:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/YAD Event
8 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles House Party
Tampa
Sunday, February 28
Tune in"7V Sunday Simcha" WMNF 88.5FM 11 a.m.-l
p.m.
10 a.m. Rodeph Sholom Purim Carnival
11 a.m. Kol Ami Purim Carnival
12:30 a.m. Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary luncheon
2 p.m. Bais Tefellah Purim Blast
Monday, February 29
9 a.m. SAC's at the JCC
7:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/YLD Program
meeting
7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Discussion Group
- JCC. Tampa
Tuesday, February 30
9 a.m. SAC's at the JCC
10 a.m. ORT/Bay Horizons Board meeting
7:30 p.m. ORT/Tampa Chapter Board meeting
8 p.m. Hadassah/Ameet Board meeting
Wednesday. March 2
Jewish Community Food Bank
9 a.m. SAC's at the JCC
noon Menorah Manor Religious Committee meeting
Rodeph Sholom Family Service
7 p.m. Kol Ami Megillah Reading
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Board meeting
Thursday, March 3
PURIM
6 p.m. Bais Tefellah Family Purim Feast
Friday, March 4
Candlelifhting time 6:12 p.m.
4 p.m. Menorah Manor Admissions and Resident Care
Committee meeting
8 p.m. Kol Ami Youth Shabbat
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom HiUel School Shabbat
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Betar's Alternate Teen Experience Interest Free Educational Loans
Includes Trip To Russia

Betar, together with the
Jacksonville Jewish Federa-
tion, has developed two Israel
Teen Experiences for the sum-
mer of 1988. In addition to
"From Tragedy to Triumph" a
tour to Poland and Israel that
was highly successful last
year, an additional program
"An Encounter with Jewish
Heroism has been developed.
The new program will begin
with a week in the Soviet
Union meeting with Russian
Refuseniks, followed by five
weeks in Israel. Designed to
involve community teens who
already have been to Israel,
this program will focus in
depth on the life, government,
culture of the Middle East in
special seminars and activities
not available to first-time tour-
ing groups.
In the Soviet Union, par-
ticipants will be confronted
with the reality of Jewish life
in Moscow, Leningrad and
Kiev. Among the 2.7 million
Jews in the Soviet Union,
many constitute the epitome of
Jewish heroism today because
of their dedication to Judaism.
Participants will have an op-
portunity to meet and en-
courage these individuals in
their struggle to remain free
and Jewish.
"This is an excellent follow
up to the dramatic Washington
mobilization for Soviet Jewry
in December during Mikhail
Gorbatchov's visit to the U.S.
By sending a group of Jews
from the United States to visit
our brethren in the Soviet
Union we will be tangibly in-
dicating our support for their
cause," said Isaac Kakritz, ex-
ecutive vice president of the
Jacksonville Federation.
Last year the Betar and the
Jacksonville Jewish Federa-
tion sent 25 teenagers on its
initial Israel Teen Experience.
The group visited Auschwitz,
Maidanek, Treblinka and War-
saw, before spending five
weeks in Israel returning with
indelible memories of their
experience.
The Jacksonville Jewish
Federation together with
Betar has been recognized na-
tionally by the Council of
Jewish Federations, as well as
in Israel by the Jewish Agency
for its for sight and creativity
in developing this program.
Scholarships for both pro-
grams will be available
through the Jacksonville
Jewish Federation (for
members of this community)
and by Betar Youth Organiza-
tion to all Florida's
participants.
For further information con-
tact Amos Doron, at
813-872-4451.
Engagement Announcements
HAASDUNNMON
Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Haas
of Tampa, announce the
engagement of their daughter,
Dr. Kara Lyn Haas, to Dr.
Preston Mark Dunnmon, son
of Mrs. Kathryn Belvin Dunn-
mon of Durham, N.C., and Mr.
Gary E. Dunnmon of Concord,
N.C.
Kara is the granddaugher of
Mrs. Blanche Roskin of St.
Petersburg and Mrs. Ruth
Haas, also of St. Petersburg.
Kara is a graduate of Tulane
University College of Medicine
and is currently a senior
surgical resident at University
of Washington Affiliated
Hospitals in Seattle, Wash.
Preston received his medical
degree from Duke University
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Parkland Memorial Hospital in
Dallas, Tex.
Both the bride-elect and the
bridegroom-elect received
their undergraduate degrees
from Duke University.
An October wedding is plan-
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reside in Dallas, Tex.
SILVERSTEIN-
TIELEBEIN
Carol and Jack Silverstein of
Palm Harbor have announced
the engagement of their
daughter, Sandra Wendy, to
Albert L. Tielebein.
Sandra, a graduate of Duke
University and currently
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Government in Quality
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plant in Tampa, was very ac-
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The Tampa Jewish Family
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Jewish Children's Service, a
social service agency that is
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Following are some of the
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Applicant and family must
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Applicant and family must
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Educational loans are to be
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The first ORT junior high school in Jerusalem was
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president of the organization. The school was taken over by
ORT at the request of Jerusalem's Mayor Teddy Kollek.
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I characterize the world" was
the wording of the citation
from the Nobel Peace Prize
Committee in awarding Wiesel
the Peace Prize. Wiesel's im-
passioned plea to President
Reagan regarding Reagan's
impending visit to a military
cemetery in Germany was
telecast live, which was cited
at the time as a most unusual
handling of a protest being
made to the president of the
I United States.
Doug Cohen, president of
I the Tampa Jewish Federation,
said, "We are very fortunate
to have Elie Wiesel in Tampa
land to be able to present him
Ito the entire community. He
has become an American
I Jewish Folk Hero, often refer-
red to as "the conscience of
[contemporary world Jewry,"
|"the high priest of our genera-
ion," Kay Jacobs and Carole
Cherry are co-chairmen of the
evening, sponsored by the
Tampa Jewish Federation.
Presently on the faculty of
Joston University, Wiesel has
it at Yale University,
lorida International Univer-
sity and City University of
New York. He holds honorary
degrees from 40 universities.
Wiesel is known for his
books. Night, Dawn, The Acci-
dent, Ani Maamin, Zalmen, or
the Madness of God, The Trial
of God, are especially well
known among the over 25
books Wiesel has authored.
Three of his works have been
performed, Ant Maamin in
Carnegie Hall (with music by
Milhaud), Zalmen, was per-
formed internationally and
broadcast by the National
Educational Television Net-
work and The Trial of God in
Paris, Norway and Italy.
"This is a special opportuni-
ty to invite friends, neighbors,
and business associates to
spend a memorable evening
with one of the world's most
outstanding personalities,
stated Gary Alter, Federation
Executive Vice President.
"We encourage the entire
community to respond and
support this effort to bring in-
ternationally known speakers
to the Tampa area," Alter
concluded.
Changing Times
Continued from Page 4
indicates what paths to follow,
it opens hidden gates, it
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everyday words. What would a
Jew be without his communi-
ty? A withered branch, a
nameless wanderer, buffeted
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Together, Jews represent
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Jewish War Veterans presents gifts through
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Council and the Albert Aronovitz Post No. 878
of the Jewish war Veterans, the James A.
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microwave ovens. The ovens will be used to
educate patients and caregivers by showing
them how to do basic food preparation within
the guidelines of their special dietary needs.
Making the presentation were (left to right)
Jerry Posner, Commander Post No. 878;
David Wallace, Post No. 878; Charles Kohn,
Post No. U6; Lynette Roff, Chief, Dietetic Ser-
vice; Richard A. Silver, Hospital Director;
Ben Wisotsky, Commander, Gulf Coast
District and Judy Levin, RD, Dietetic Service
who will teach the classes.
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COMMUNITY EVENTS
BRANDEIS
WOMEN* COMMITTEE
Jewish Short Stories
Thursday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m.
Home of Gloria Barr
(960-0264).
FLORIDA STATE
ADHOC
Cosuuttoo Ob Aftef Meots
At Jewish Towers
In January the AdHoc Com-
mitte on Aging, State of
Florida, held a public forum at
Jewish Towers to receive this
area's input and recommenda-
tions on issues concerning the
aging. Due to the illness of the
Committee's chairman (Betty
Metcalf), the meeting was
chaired by our own Ron
Gbckman, committee member.
Joy Frank, Staff Attorney for
the Florida House of
Representative Services,
shared the dais with Ron.
Speakers addressing their
respective topics were:
Juliet Rodriguez, Tampa
Jewish Federation Housing
Administrator; Angela Mar
tines. The Centre for Women;
Neil Henderson, Gerontology
Center, USF; Jean Frankel,
District Program Manager,
HRS; Dorothy Redmond,
AARP; Allen Philhps AARP;
Rev. Norman T. Alters,
Keystone United Methodist
Church; Maureen Kelhy, West
Central Florida Area agency
on Aging; Sam Rastom,
Department of Aging Ser-
vices; Eugenia Williamson,
Bay Area Legal Services;
Alene Love, Life Enrichment
Center, Ann McGrath, St.
Joseph's Hospital; Judith
Travis, Visiting Nurse
Association of Tampa Bay;
Ruby Crockett, Meals on
Wheels of Tampa; Bill Lupo,
Rocky Creek Retirement
Village; Tom Rich, Dept. of
Gerontology, USF; Edwin
Geasa, Greater Tampa
Chapter Alzheimer's Disease
and Related Disorders Assoc.;
Anne Thai, Hospice of
Hiusborough; Thana Quinn,
Division of Blind Services;
Reba F. Cook, Mental Health
Association of Hillsborough;
Helen West, Florida Mental
Health Institute; Claude Hen-
don, Long Term Care Om-
budsman Council; Mildred
Sterling, Shepherd Center.
State Representative Elvin
Martinez, Sen. Pat Frank and
Sen. John Grant, sent
representatives to the forum.
Formal discussions were
followed by an open public
testimony.
JEWISH
WAR VETERANS
Albert AroBovHx
Auxittary No. 373
Albert Aronovits Auxiliary
No. 373, Jewish War
Veterans, U.S.A. will sponsor
a Luncheon celebrating years
of membership on Sunday,
Feb. 28, 12:30 p.m. at Zodars
Restaurant, 529 South MacDill
Ave. Miriam Tarnofsky, junior
vice president, and Gertrude
Kern, secretary will accept
ressnutbns and donations of
$6 per person.
Auxiliary tickets to the
Showboat Dinner theater
musical comedy, "Nunsense,"
scheduled for March 13 are
sold out Buses will leave the
Jewish Towers at 4 p.m.
SENSATIONAL
SUNDAY
Menorah Manor Guild is
sponsoring a sensational Sun-
day experience for all!
The Broadway tap dance
spectacular "42nd Street" will
play at the Encore Dinner
It has never been
easy to be Jewish.
What has enabled the Jewish
people to perpetuate for thousands
of years?
The unity of our people and the
instinct to be prepared in the event
of an emergency.
Planning Ahead Makes Sense.
Spare the ones you love the most
the stress and financial responsibility
of making funeral arrangements.
Call to learn more about our Personal Record Guide
available at no cost or obligation and the
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Tampa's ONLY all Jewish Funeral Chapel
Theatre, 1850 Central Ave.,
St. Petersburg on March 6 at 4
p.m.
A seated dinner, followed by
Encore's production will
feature lavish costuming, sets,
and tremendous tap produc-
tion numbers.
All proceeds from this
theatre program will be put
toward the new exciting Day
Resident Program for
Menorah Manor.
Make up your tables of four,
or six (some eights are
available) and mail your check
$32.60 per person, which is
your reservation to: Syd
Green, 1721 Allen's Creek
Drive, Clearwater, Florida
33546.
NATIONAL COUNCIL
JEWISH WOMEN
Lieber To Speak
'Volunteeri.m In Israel"
The National Council of
Jewish Women will hold its
monthly regular meeting on
Wednesday, March 9 at 11
a.m. at the Jewish Community
Center. Members are asked to
bring a "brown bag" lunch.
Dessert and beverage will be
served.
The guest speaaker will be
Rita Lieber, of Tampa and
New Jersey, a former teener
and principal at the Hebrew
Academy of Nassau County in
West Hempstead, N.Y. More
recently, Mrs. Lieber has been
a volunteer at the Solomon
Schecter Day Schools in West
Orange and Cranford, N.J.
The subject of Mrs. Lieber's
talk will be "Volunteerism in
Israel, Time Well Spent."
If you're healthy and have
the desire, it's never too late to
volunteer, says Rita Lieber
who recently spent nearly five
weeks as a volunteer at Ramat
Eliahu, one of the United
Jewish Federation of
MetroWest's twinned Israeli
neighborhoods.
Lieber, who tutored English
there returned from the
development town
"unbelievably impressed" by
the outpouring of warmth and
love shown to her by both
students and teachers.
Lieber, who has two children
and six grandchildren, adds, "I
Deaths
LCVT
Mary S. Uix 79, formerly of Tamp* died
?Z2T&1 Februy 8 A native of New
York, the had been resident of Temp.
met MM before moving to St Petersburg
last year. She wai a member of Congregs
boo Sehaarai Zadak and iU Sisterhood id
Order of the Eastern Star. She ia turvived
by her ton, Philip of Atlanta; a brother, Abe
Seheatopol of Tallahaaaee; two aiatera. Ida
Stanley of Long Island, N.Y.. and Emma
Peletiri of San Diego, and two
grandchildren.
IAMB
Morris Kand, 91, of Devii Islands, Tampa,
died Saturday, January 80. A native of the
Tampa Bay area since 1966, coming from
Chicago. He was the former owner of Cres-
cent Hotel, Stop and Shop Garden Center,
and Mr. Tuxedo, all located in Tampa. He
was s member of Jewish War Veterans in
Tampa, Shrine's Temple and Congregation
Schaarai Zedek. He is survived by a son,
Robert of Tampa; and a grandchild.
noon
Jack B. Feiner, 43, of Miami, died Friday,
February 6. A native of Puerto Rico, he had
been a resident of the Tampa Bay area for
more than 20 years before moving to Miami.
He was an attorney. He is survived by his
mother, Consuelo of Puerto Rico; and a
sister, Jeanne Kilo of Tampa.
come to life when I work with
children." At Ramat Eliahu,
she tutored English at its
Itamar school from 8 a.m. until
noon, and did private tutoring
twice a week in addition to
classes she held at the com-
munity center.
The retired teacher was very
impressed by the varied
backgrounds of Ramat
Eliahu's teachers. "There are
teachers from Bombay, Iraq,
and Ireland," she says. "It's
an unreal blend, but we're all
Jews."
Lieber, who has volunteered
in Israel through ARI (Active
Retirees in Israel), sponsored
by B'nai B'rith International,
and TOAR (Return of the Ac-
tive Retirees), co-sponsored by
B'nai B'rith and Hadassah,
says she left Israel very
reluctantly.
Lieber encourages the for-
mation of a local group of
retired volunteers but warns
that volunteers should be
realistic about the less than
luxurious living conditions.
For more information please
call Rosalie Glagov, 962-6486.
TAMPA BAY
JEWISH SINGLES
Coaaeil Eveats
Friday, Feb. It: Singles
Service at Temple B'nai
Israel, 1686 S. Belcher Road,
Clearwater, at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 20: Diner
and Rainbow Bowling at
Hungry Howie's Puaa, U.S. 19
and Enterprise Road Clear-
water, 6:30 p.m., cost $6.
Bowling at Countryside
Lanes, 2869 U.S. 19 North,
Clearwater, 1/8 mi. N. of
Countryside Mall, at 7 p.m.,
cost $8 for three games. Call
Eric at 784-7813 for more
information.
Wednesday, Feb. 24: Happy
Hour at Selena's, Old Hyde
Park Village, from 5:30 p.m.
on. Hostess is Nancy.
Saturday, Feb. 27: House
Party at 6406 Eldorado Drive,
in Town 'n' Country, Tampa,
at 8 p.m. For more informa-
tion or directions, call Elaine
or Ellen. Cost is $3 for
members, $5 for non-
members. Beer, wine, soda,
and munchies will be provided.
Monday, Feb. 29: Discus-
sion Group addressing "Get-
ting Comfortable with In-
troductions" from 7:30 to 9
p.m., Tampa Jewish Communi-
ty Center, 2808 Horatio
Street, Tampa. Facilitator is
Janice Perelman, and there is
no cost for this event.
BAY HORIZONS
The Bay Horizons Chapter
of the Women's American
ORT is pleased to announce
that it will hold a rummage
sale on Feb. 26 and 27 from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Sheldon
Road Baptist Church located
at 7208 Sheldon Road. The
telephone number is 886-1313
from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and
you may call for drop-off on
Monday, Wednesday and
Thursday.
All members and non-
members are invited to par-
ticipate in this rummage sale.
We also invite people to
volunteer to help us out
For further information or
pick-up you may call Ruthye at
963-6961 or Barbara at
973-1174.
CHABAD LUBAVITCH
For Children
Attention all children: Come
join the gala PURDf celebra-
tion, the PURDf BLAST, on
Sunday, Feb. 28 at 2 p.m. at
Congregation Bais Tefuah.
You won't want to miss it! You
can be a lucky winner of fan-
tastic prizes and enioy a live
professional magic show. Play
the magnificent game of
Purim games and watch an
entertaining video. Delicious
refreshments will be served
along with fresh holiday
hamantashen. There will be a
special raffle drawn for all
children who bring a friend.
Remember, if you are Jewish
you belong!
Religious Directory
CONGREGATION BAIS TEFFILAH Orthodox
3418 Handy Road No 103 Rabbi Yoasi Dubrowski 960-1490 Services Friday
evening 7 p.m.; Saturday morning 9:30 a.m. BETH AM (formerly North Tap. R.fona Jew*.
CONGREGATION
Coagregatioa)
C/o Joseph Kerstein, 1448 W. Buach Boulevard, Tampa. Fla. 33612 94941 IK r^n.
day of each month, Masonic Community Lodge, 402 W. Waters Ave. (at Ola).
CONGREGATION KOL AMI Conservative
3919 Moran Road 9624388 UN H. David Rcoe. Cantor Sun Ik Services:
Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:80 a.m. aaawaaaai
CONGREGATION RODEPH 8HOLOM fmmriUIi.
ELrTfcS BouJjrrd 8871911 *** Kenneth Berger, haaaan WiWam
Hauben Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday. 10 a.ra. Dairy: WbJS.
CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZEDEE Refona
3303 Swum Avenue 876-2877 Rabbi Riduud J. Birnhoh, Services: Friday. 8
TEMPLE DAVID
Saturday, 9 a.m. rjady morning and evening minyan. 7:80 a.m.. 5:46 pZ.
YOUNG ISRAEL OP TAMPA Orthodox
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Family Pnrim Feast
The annual Purim Feast of
Chabad Lubavitch and Bais
Tefilah will be celebrated once
again in the company of family
and friends. The traditional
feast will be held on Purim Day
at Congregation Bais Tefilah
at 6 p.m. Delight in delicious
dinner and festive Jewish
music. Chassidic dancing and
exciting entertainment will
also be featured. All are in-
vited to join in this authentic
Purim celebration regardless
of affiliation or commitment.
For more information call
962-2375 evenings or
980-0942.
If You Can't Come To Us,
We'll Come To You
A joyous Purim celebration
will be in full swing at Jewish
Towers prior to Purim for all
the residence. There will be
delicious refreshments, ex-
citing entertainment and great
door prizes, all in the tradi-
tional spirit of Purim. Don't
miss this fantastic event com-
ing your way!!
Chabad Makes
Housecalls
What do Jewish patients in
local hospitals, Jewish inmates
at correctional institutions,
senior adults and students
away from home have in com-
mon? They will all be visited by
Chabad Lubavitch staff this
Purim and join in celebrating
this joyous holiday. In addition
to the community Purim pro-
gram offered, Chabad
remembers our Jewish friends
who cannot join the local
celebrations. Mishloach Manos
will be brought to all along
with "Purim message and
good cheer. If anyone knows of
someone who would ap-
preciate this Purim visit, call
the office please.
CONGREGATION
BAIS TEFILAH
"Purim unmasked" will be
the topic of an enlightening
class given at Congregation
Bais Tefilah on Wednesday,
Feb. 24 at 8 p.m.
Learn about the other side of
hamantashen, groggers, and
masquerades, there will be a
question and answer period.
CONGREGATION
BETH AM
Tampa Jewish
Family Sabbath
Congregation Beth Am an-
ticipates with pleasure and ex-
tends a warm welcome to Dr.
Anschel Weiss, executive
director of Tampa Jewish
Family Services, and staff
members who will participate
with congregation members in
a creative Snabbat service on
Friday, March 4, when Dr.
Weiss will deliver a sermon on
the Torah portions. The com-
munity is cordially invited to
attend at 8 p.m. at the Com-
munity Masonic Lodge, 402 W.
Waters Ave., Tampa. An Oneg
Shabbat reception will con-
clude the evening.
Purim Celebration
On Sunday, March 6, the
Beth Am Youth Group and the
congregation's Social Commit-
tee will sponsor a Purim Car-
nival Star School, 210
Linebaugh Ave., Tampa, (one
block east of Florida Ave.)
from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Amongst the many features
are games, food, prizes and a
sale of home-baked specialties
to benefit Youth Group ac-
tivities. Although there is no
admission charge, coupons will
be sold for games and prizes.
The carnival is open to the en-
tire community. In the event
of rain, it will be rescheduled
to March 13. Social chairman
Janet Van Boven, 961-8955,
will be happy to provide any
further information.
CONGREGATION
KOLAMI
Learners' Minyan
Continues
Have you ever felt uncom-
fortable at services unsure
of when to stand up or sit
down? Have you ever asked
why services are conducted a
certain way and their origin?
Seek the answers to how and
why we conduct our rituals at
Kol Ami's Learners' Minyan.
These seminars continue at the
synagogue Saturday morning
at 9:15 a.m. on Feb. 20, 27 and
March 5. Questions and
answer periods will be
included.
Purim Fun For All
The ever-popular annual
Purim carnival will occur Sun-
day, Feb. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at
Kol Amit. There will be games
and prizes for all ages as well
as delicious munchies and
hamantashen for those players
who work up an appetite winn-
ing all of those prizes. Lunch
will be available, too! Call Kol
Ami at 962-6338 to volunteer
to help. We need your support!
Megillah Reading
Be happy! It's Adar! Join
Rabbi Rome at his reading of
the Megillah on Wednesday
March 2 at 7 pm. at Kol Ami.
Bring your groggers and wear
your festive costumes in
celebration of the joyous holi-
day of Purim.
CONGREGATION
RODEPH SHOLOM
Religious School
Happenings
On Sunday, Feb. 28, there
will be Purim Carnival in the
social hall from 10 a.m.-noon.
There will be games, prizes,
food and fun! Preceeding the
carnival, from 9-10 a.m. while
students are in class, parents
are invited to attend a special
program on How to Spot Drug
Abuse in Children. A speaker
from the Mendez Foundation
will lead the session and field
questions. Coffee and Danish
will be served.
On Wednesday evening,
March 2, a special family ser-
vice will be held for the
reading of the Megillah. All
are invited to come in costume
to celebrate the joyous festival
of Purim.
Congratulations to our
February students of the
month who are as follows: Jill
Feuerstein (K), Elliot Stern
(grade 1), Tikva Morowati
(grate 2). Susan Natbony
(grade 3), Jay Schoenbaum
(grade 4/5), Chava Goldman
(grade 6), and Steven Kessler
(grade 8). Keep up the good
work!!
Youth Programs
The Kadimah members will
be baking hamentashen for
Purim to be delivered to the
Towers. During the weekend
of Feb. 26-28, they will be join-
ing over 400 other Kadimaniks
at the I annual Jacksonville
weekend.
Friday, February 19, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 11
USY is busy working on the
Feb. 28 Purim Carnival runn-
ing its Bagel Bonanza fun-
draiser, and preparing for the
March 11-13 Subregional Con-
vention. Meetings take place
on Sundays in the youth house
at 11:15. Committees are
meeting individually to take
care of the many aspects of the
convention. Call the
synagogue office for details.
SISTERHOOD
CONGREGATION
SCHAARAIZEDEK
March
Evenings Meeting
"Approaching the 90's ...
Women of Valor" will be the
topic for the Temple Schaarai
Zedek Sisterhood meeting on
Monday, March 7.
The speakers will be Dr.
Bonnie Saks, psychiatrist and
sex therapist, Dr. Cindy
Novick, private family and
marriage therapist, and Ann
Thai, executive director of
Hospice of Hillsborough
County.
The meeting, to be held at
the Temple located at 3303
Swann Ave., will begin with a
social time at 6 p.m. followed
by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Reser-
vations, at $8.50 per person,
may be made by calling The
Temple Schaarai Zedek at
876-2377 by March 2.
Scholar-In-Residence Weekend At Kol Ami
Kol Ami proudly presents a
"Scholar-in-residence"
weekend Feb. 19-20. Moshe
Waldoks, acclaimed co-author
of the Big Book of Jewish
Humor will feature Friday
night at 8 p.m. on "The Strug-
gle for Memory Reflection
on Jewish Culture After the
Holocaust." Shabbat morning
at 9:45 a.m., Dr. Waldoks will
address "Torah and Derech
Eretz The Challenge of
Popular Culture in the U.S."
The weekend will conclude
Saturday night at 8 p.m. at a
Cabaret Night. Dr. Waldoks
will entertain and participate
as Master of Ceremonies.
There will be food, dancing
and an hour of Moshe Waldoks
at his funniest. Don't miss the
premier performance that
evening of the Mike
Eisenstadt Band. Tickets are
only $15 per person. The com-
munity is invited to share an
unforgettable evening.
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How To. Get Involved By Caring
Jewish Family Services
By DIANE TINDELL
"True Generosity requires
more of us than kindly impulse
above all it requires imagina-
tion the capacity to see peo-
ple in all their perplexities and
needs, and to know how to ex-
pend ourselves effectively for
them." I.A.R. Wyiie.
Sincerity lines his face and
commitment fills his heart, but
caring is what Anschel Weiss
is all about. The strength of his
convictions and the truth
behind what he believes are
readily apparent to those that
meet him. As Executive Direc-
tor of Tampa Jewish Family
Services, he actualizes his
need to "aid fellow human be-
ings, and help people achieve,
develop and grow to the best
of their ability for better com-
munity life."
With the highly skilled pro-
fessional staff, Dr. Weiss and
the Family Services are able to
offer young singles, families,
single parents, and older
adults, the greatest opportuni-
ty for a positive lifestyle. His
caring reaches far beyond the
scope of his workplace on
the older population. Dr.
Weiss feels "they are the car-
riers of tradition, heritage,
and often overlooked for the
rush of life."
Yet, their sucess is that they
have sustained a sense of pur-
pose by the mere fact of their
existence. They have main-
tained the identity of the Jews,
social causes and our culture.
"Our older population is filled
with knowledge and wisdom
and can enrich our lives if we
listen and give them the oppor-
tunity to participate. Our
Anschel Weiss, Ph.D.
senior citizens are entitled to a
life of dignity and to be regard-
ed with the respect and honor
due them" feels Dr. Weiss. "I
do what I can so that we can
look forward to those golden
years with a sense of purpose,
pride, and future!'
On singles and single
parents, he is just as strong,
stating, "Given the definite
changes in family structure
and respected personal life
styles that have taken place
during the past two decades,
we need to accept and ap-
preciate the important con-
tribution that singles and
single parent families can
make to our society. Their in-
terest, energies, and resources
have helped to both develop
and change the face of cor-
porate America to the profes-
sions. Our ability to involve
and assist these important
segmants of our population
may hold the key to the future
positive growth and develop-
ment of our community.
"As we are all part of the
community, we need to sup-
port and work for the benefit
of all." Our efforts must be
directed to support the com-
munity institutions so that
those who need assistance can
receive it with dignity and
respect. Tzedakah is justice,
righteousness and charity, but
they all require loving kind-
ness to make it operate and it
can't happen if people back
away from responsibility." Un-
fortunately, the frustration ex-
ists as the need for more fun-
ding increases. There is always
the need for more staff to be
hired and equipment purchas-
ed. This, however, has not
dampened Dr. Weiss' spirit.
Fortunately, he is able to see a
larger agency that serves the
needs of the community and
enjoys the recognition of a
quality counseling and com-
munity service. As Tampa
grows, it is important to have
a variety of services where
people can get help and not
struggle, a place which can
enhance family life and mental
health.
Whatever free time he has is
devoted to his family time
then is split between reading,
study groups, and sometimes
when the warm breeze
beckons a wlak or job pro-
vides thinking time.
"We want to be a communi-
ty that cares," repeats
Anschel Weiss ... and he has
taken big strides to do just
that.
Continued from Page 1
workers, counselors, and pro-
fessional practitioners, and it
will examine the following
areas: a) treatment relevancy-
modalities, role of the client in
treatment, therapist's view of
the client; b) voluntary and
government support for agen-
cy services; c) use of clinical
services made by clients; d)
move toward independent
practice; e) self-care for practi-
tioners; f) empowerment
techniques, including in-
terdependence of treatment
and outcomes, a holistic ap-
proach to treatment, and
treatment through experien-
tial means.
Participants may apply for
four hours of CEU credit at no
charge. Application for CEUs
may be made at the workshop.
To register for the
workshop, mail your check for
$20 to Toby Krawitz, Tampa
Jewish Family Services, 112
Magnolia Street South, Tam-
pa, Florida. Registration for
the workshop is needed by
Feb. 29. To register for the
brunch, call 251-0088 to
reserve your space, and mail
your check in the amount of
$10 per person to Tampa
Jewish Family Services at the
address above.
These two events continue
to provide enrichment for the
Tampa Bay Jewish communi-
ty, both to professionals in the
social service field, and to the
public at large.
Tampa Jewish Family Ser-
vices continues the tradition of
the Sue E.W. Brav family life
education events.
Sun City Center
Continued from Page 1
Room of the United Communi-
ty Church, (the gracious hosts
and kind friends these many
years) to the now permanent
home of The Jewish Congrega-
tion of Sun City Center. The
Mezuzah will be affixed to the
door, the Ner Tamid wiD be Ht.
There will be brief speeches
by the Rabbis, Burton Coplan,
president, Martin Dodell,
ritual chairman, and Aaron
Iskiwitch, ritual committee
member.
The clergy of the various
churches in Sun City Center,
development officials of the
area, members of the chamber
of commerce and friends and
neighbors have been invited to
attend this auspicious
occasion.
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