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Volume 16 Number 1
Hollywood, Florida Friday, January 3, 1986
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1985 Top Stories in Review
death of Josef Mengele the "angel of
death" at Auschwitz was one of the biggest
news stories of 1985.
By Andrew Polin
Editor for the Jewish Federation
of South Broward
(Editor's Note: See the top 1985 news stories in photos on
Page 7. For an analysis on how Israel fared on Capitol Hill
read Congressman Larry Smith's column on Page 8.)
It was a year of joy, tragedy and sensationalism for
World Jewry and Israel. Perhaps the top news stories
showed the opposites of life's humanity the death of a
Nazi war criminal and the exodus of 1,000s of Ethiopian
Jews to Eretz Yisrael.
World Jewry was forced to relive the memories of the
Holocaust, of Auschwitz where Josef Mengele, the most
wanted Nazi war criminal performed heinous experiments
on Jews and selected who would live and who would die.
The front page of every newsppaer and lead story of
every TV newscast in the summer of 1985 carried the
reports that the remains of Mengele had been found in
The tragedy of the Holocaust was once gain retold.
But the world also learned how the most wanted man in
the world escaped justice and punishment, how he lived for
Continued on Page 10
U.S. Trying to Get Israel, Jordan to Peace Talks
By David Friedman
The Reagan Administration
will try over the next few
weeks to get Israel and Jor-
dan to agree on the condi-
tions for an international
conference that will lead to
direct negotiations between
the two countries, according
to a senior administration
"I think that a large
measure of agreement ex-
ists already on some of the
main points," the official
said in briefing reporters on
what he said was a year of
"incremental" progress in
the Middle East peace pro-
cess during 1985.
"It's now our job to try to
work and fill in the gaps,"
he said. But, he stressed,
"we continue to view direct
negotiations between the
parties as the only produc-
tive way to go. An interna-
tional conference is accep-
table to us, but only as an
event that would lead to
direct negotiations between
the parties."
The official denied that
this was a change in U.S.
policy since the Administra-
tion had earlier rejected
King Hussein's demand for
an international conference
which would include the five
permanent members of the
United Nations Security
Council. He said Ad-
ministration spokesmen had
used the words interna-
tional "auspices,"
"framework," and
"context" as a "signal" that
the U.S. had no specific idea
on how the conference
should be shaped.
"Whatever promises to
lead to successful direct
negotiations is, obviously,
our preferred choice," he
said. "We recognize that
whatever is agreed upon has
got to meet the political
needs of the parties
(In Jerusalem meanwhile,
the Foreign Ministry said it
does not believe the State
Department has changed its
position on an international
confernce on the Middle
East. A Foreign Ministry
source recently told Voice of
Israel Radio that the text of
the State Department's an-
nouncement on the issue has
been studied and found to
contain no problematic
elements inasmuch as it
made convening an interna-
tional forum contingent on
direct negotiations.)
The official continued to
rule out a Soviet role in the
peace process. He said up to
now the Soviets "have ex-
cluded themselves" by not
having diplomatic relations
with Israel and supporting
elements in the Arab world
opposed to the peace
The official maintained
that both Israel and Jordan
have agreed on the interna-
tional conference, although
Israel calls it a "forum,"
Continued on Page 16
Orthodox Rabbi Urges Dropping Patrilineal Descent
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein,
spiritual leader of Con-
fregation Kehilath
eshurun, inducted recently
into the presidency of the
New York Board of Rabbis,
called upon the Reform
movement to "retreat"
from its "patrilineal des-
cent" decision according to
which children of intermar-
ried Jewish men are regard-
ed as Jews if brought up
Jewishly and connected to
the temple. The official
statement of this decision
three years ago "has driven
a wedge between the left
and the right that fosters
polarization, anger, resent-
ment, bitterness and
divisiveness," the Orthodox
rabbi said.
Lookstein, who serves,
too, as the principal of
Ramaz (day) school in
Manhattan, also called for
the exploration by rabbis of
all branches of American
Judaism of methods of con-
version "which will be ac-
ceptable by the Jewish peo-
ple as a whole, including Or-
thodox Jews," and an agree-
ment among all branches
that a Jewish religious
divorce (get) be given when
a marriage ends in civil
divorce, a practice Reform
Judaism does not require.
At the same time, Looks-
tein who described himself
in his acceptance address as
"part of centrist Orthodox
Judaism," voiced strong
criticism of those Orthodox
rabbis "who want no part of
dialogue" with their Reform
and Conservative counter-
parts "when it comes to
religious matters" and who
"are not ready to relate" to
them "except on broad com-
munal issues." He
"Are we really afraid that
participating together in
joint ventures means giving
endorsement to those with
whom we may disagree?
Nobody has asked us for our
endorsement nor is anyone
interested in it. Individual
communities give legitimacy
to their own religious
leaders. We of the Orthodox
movement have no monopo-
ly on granting or
withholding legitimacy. No
one has given us the right to
judge the qualifications of
Lookstein urged Or-
thodox rabbis "to extend a
hand of friendship and love"
to Conservative arid Reform
rabbis and "not to be afraid
to sit down with them in
order to find acceptable
solutions to our problems."
Conservative and Reform
rabbis, he stressed une-
quivocally, "are the
recognized leaders of those
groups and they must be ap-
proached with respect and
These suggestions, ad-
dressed to what Lookstein
called the "left" and the
"right" in rabbinical circles,
came in the context of his
call to rabbis of all branches
of Judaism to head off while
there was still time the
"growing polarization that
exists in the religious com-
munities" in the U.S. and
Israel. Criticizing severely
the unwillingness of many
-abbis of dinernt branches
"to speak to each other civil-
Continued on Pajre 16

Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of South Broward-Hollywood/Friday, January 3, 1986
International Dateline
Missionary Threat Cited
Mormon Campus Seen as Possible Danger to Israel:
was warned of the potential
dangers inherent in allowing
Brigham Young University, the
educational arm of the Mormon
Church, to follow through with
the construction of a $15-million
campus on Mt. Scopus in
"We are urging and we are try-
ing to call attention to the poten-
tial dangers inherent in this pro
ject," said Malcolm Hoenlein, ex-
ecutive director of the Jewish
Community Relations Council of
New York, at a news conference
at the organization's head-
quarters here recently.
His remarks followed the
release of a document by the
JCRC's Task Force on Mis-
sionaries and Cults outlining what
it termed the "recent escalation of
both missionary and cult activities
in Israel." The list contained brief
outlines of the activities in Israel
of nine missionary groups and
four cults.
Julius Berman, chairman of the
Task Force and a former chair-
man of the Conference of
Presidents of Major American
Jewish Organizations, told
reporters that the JCRC's efforts
seek to "sensitize" and inform the
Israeli public and government of
the activities of these
Berman noted that the JCRC is
among the groups both in Israel
and in the U.S. that object to the
planned Mormon center opposite
the campus of Hebrew University.
"We have a right and we feel we
have the responsibility," Berman
said, to "sensitize both the Israeli
populace and Israeli government
to facts that we are aware of that
we believe they're not aware of."
The JCRC said that while of-
ficials for the Mormon Church
assert the Israeli project "will not
be a center for missionary activi-
ty, documents clearly show other-
wise. Among those documents is a
training manual prepared by the
Mormons on how to proselytize to
Jews, and a Hebrew translation of
a major Mormon treatise."
According to Hoenlein, the
JCRC is urging that both sides
Israel and the Mormon Church
come to a resolution in order to br-
ing a halt to the controversy over
the Jerusalem center. But he cau-
tioned that "We are not trying to
change the legal process" in
"We're not trying to tell the
Knesset what to do," Hoenlein
said. "We're not telling Shimon
Peres what to do. We're alerting
them to the dangers that impact
on us and we believe impact on
Israel. It is out of our love for
Israel that we speak out."
The JCRC's Task Force said the
Mormon Church has 29,000 full-
time missionaries throughout the
world and that Mormons are com-
mitted toward spending two years
toward missionary activities.
"They have a right to do it,"
Hoenlein said. "But we also have
a right to try and protect Jews
from that kind of influence."
Among the other missionary
organizations and individuals ac-
tive in "large proportions in
Israel," according to the JCRC,
* The International Christian
Embassy, founded in 1973, as a
means for the world Christian
community to express its concern
and support for Israel. The JCRC
said the ICE serves as an um-
brella organization for a number
of missionary groups in Israel, in-
cluding Voice of Hope Radio and
Bob Lindsay's Baptist Church.
* Project Kibbutz, founded in
the early 1970s by Art Carlson,
which works with the Tulsa Chris-
tian Fellowship headed by the
Oral Roberts University pro-
fessor, Charles Farah. The group
claims to work as kibbutz
volunteers to allow kibbutz
members free time. The Israeli
government has revoked the
group leaders' visas.
* Beth Shalom, known as Mid-
night Call Ministries in the U.S..
attempted to construct a
$7-million hotel complex and con-
vention center in Gilo. This, the
JCRC said, was to serve as a front
for their world missionary head-
quarters. Adverse publicity forced
the proposal to be withdrawn.
Vatican-Israeli Ties
May Improve in Future
Cardinal Etchegaray, president of
the Pontifical Commission for
Justice and Peace at the Vatican,
was the recipient recently of the
first Ladislaus Laszt Interna-
tional Ecumenical Award for his
contribution to "mutual
understanding between
The visit by a Cardinal to Israel,
a rare occurrence, raised specula-
tion that ties between Israel and
the Vatican may soon be improv-
ed. The Vatican has yet to
establish diplomatic relations with
the Jewish State.
The award ceremonies has been
held at Ben Gurion University of
the Negev in Beersheba, attended
by dignitaries from Israel and
abroad. In his acceptance speech,
the French-born Cardinal refer-
red to the synod of bishops in
1983, where he proposed recon-
ciliation between Christians and
Jews. He acknowledged that the
road was painful, but necessary.
Nelly Laszt, widow of Prof.
Laszt for whom the award is nam-
ed, attended the ceremony as did
Chief Rabbi Rene Sirat of France,
Mayor Eliahu Navi of Beersheba,
Prof. Haim Elata, acting presi-
dent and rector of Ben Gurion
University, Father Marcel
DuBois, head of the Hebrew
University's philosophy depart-
ment and Gerhard Riegner, co-
chairman of the Board of Gover-
nors of the World Jewish
Etchegaray recalled his first
visit to Beersheba 20 years ago
where, he said, he had an intima-
tion of the ecumenical spirit.
"And now it is G-d who has
brought me back to Beersheba
where I first sensed my vocation,"
he said.
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* Christian Broadcasting Net-
work, headed by evangelist Pat
Robertson, is the largest non-
commercial television network in
the world. Its proselytizing pro-
grams are now broadcast into
Israel and the Mideast. The JCRC
said the CBN is planning pro-
grams that will be directed toward
* Morris Cerullo, head of World
Evangelism, responsible for the
distribution of 25,000 Hebrew-
language New Testaments in
Israel, recently led a 500-person
mission to Israel to announce that
the end of the workd is near and
that there is little time left to ac-
cept Jesus.
Jimmy Swagart, the
evangelist, is supported by the
First Assemblies of G-d Church,
and currently involved in pro-
selytizing activities in Israel.
* Mike Evans, founded "Beth
Yeshua," a Hebrew Christian
group, which originally began its
activities at the State University
of New York at Stony Brook. He
is also founder of "Mike Evans
Ministries" whose sole purpose, is
to comfort "God's chosen people,"
according to Evans.
* Jews for Jesus concentrates
its activities in Israel during the
summer months when there is an
abundance of tourists. They stage
concerts, plays and other events
all over Israel to attract converts.
The JCRC also said there "has
been a significant increase in cult
activity within Israel." These
groups include:
* Transcendental Meditation,
whose plans to construct a kibbutz
in Migdalim in the West Bank
have been approved by the Jewish
Agency. The Health Ministry in
Israel was unaware until recently
that TM was not only a
therapeutic but also a religious
Hare Kirshna, a sect of an
Eastern religion, recently had two
of its members tour Israel's major
cities and deliver talks to large au-
diences in an attempt to gain
recruits for their planned kibbutz.
Church of Scientology, headed
by Ron Hubbard, is one of the
largest groups active in Israel. It
has been reported that 20 percent
of the teachers in the Beersheba
educational system are affirmed
Scientologists. The Church has
translated Hubbard's basic book,
"Dianetics," into Hebrew.
Unification Church headed by
Rev. Sun Myung Moon, has, the
JCRC said, attempted to gain
legitimacy for its organization by
inviting on a regular basis top
Israeli professors to conferences
sponsored by Church "front
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Friday, January 8, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South BrowardHollywDod Page 3
to an Informative meeting regarding the new
1986 Family Mission To Israel
Thursday, January 16, 1986 7:30 pjn.
At The Jewish Federation of South Broward Building
Join us as we hear the details of this exciting mission. Share the
beauty of Israel with your family. We're looking forward to seeing
you at the meeting.
Celebration '85
HILLCREST From left, Sam Kotler,
campaign coordinator, Joseph Raymond,
campaign chairman, and Sumner G. Kaye,
executive director of the Federation par-
ticipate in Hillcrest's campaign drive.
JCC AND HILLCREST From left, Bren-
da Greenman, president of the JCC, Nina
Silverman and Vickie Raymond. Mrs.
Silverman received a bouquet of roses at
the Hillcrest Celebration '85 for her
$1 million gift to the JCC building fund.
The campus will be named The Nina and
Louis Silverman Jewish Community Center
COMMUNITY PACESETTER From left, Joseph Deutach,
Irma Deutach, Menachem Savidor, member of the Knesset,
Herb Tolpen, campaign associate, Barbara Rosenberg and
Jeffrey Rosenberg. The Deutaches and the Rosenbergs are
co-chairpersons for the Community Pacesetter Dinner-Dance
on Feb. 22 which will feature former U.N. Ambassador Jeane
Community Pacesetter
Plans Moving Ahead
The Community Pacesetter
Dinner Dance featuring former
U.N. Ambassador Jeane
Kirkpatrick will be the most
successful Pacesetter affair ever.
Israeli Knesset member
Menachem Savidor recently
generated excitement at the
Pacesetter Host/Hostess Commit-
tee meeting in the home of Jeffrey
and Barbara Rosenberg.
Savidor talked about the impor-
tance of the United Jewish Appeal
and the Federation's campaign as
well as Israel's economic pro-
blems, and its continued growth.
The Rosenbergs along with
Joseph and Irma Deutsch are the
co-chairpeople of the Community
Pacesetter Dinner Dance, which
will be held on Feb. 22 at the
Diplomat Hotel.
'We expect the South Broward
Jewish community to come out en
masse to the Pacesetter Dinner
Dance," the Rosenbergs said.
"We want and need total com-
munity involvement."
"We are building a Jewish com-
munity," said Joseph and Irma
Deutsch. "Thus, we are trying to
reach as many people as possible
through the Community Paceset-
ter Dinner Dance, which we ex-
pect will attract more than 1,000
"And we're hoping that Am-
bassador Kirkpatrick will help at-
tract people," the Deutsches said.
Mrs. Kirkpatrick, who was the
first woman representative from
the United States to the U.N.,
proved her mettle as a diplomat as
well as a friend to Israel during
her tenure at the United Nations.
To attend the Community
Pacesetter Dinner Dance, a com-
bined minimum family gift of
$1,500 is required.
For more information, contact
Beverly Bachrach, campaign coor-
dinator, at 921-8810.
LION OF JUDAH From left, Beverly Bachrach, campaign
coordinator, and Joseph Deutach, look on as Mrs. Irma
Deutsch receives the Lion of Judah pin from Sheryll
Hirschberger (far right), director of the Women's Division
for the Federation. The Women's Division is proud to present
the Lion of Judah pin to any woman who gives a gift in her
own name of $5,000 or more. To ensure the strength of the
1986 Campaign, the husband's gift must either remain the
same or go up in order for a woman to receive the Lion of
Judah pin. More than 120 women now wear the Lion of Judah
pip in South Broward. Mr. and Mrs. Deutsch are co-
chairpeople of the Community Pacesetters Dinner.
Family Mission
Set for July 7-21
Experience Israel!
Join the 1986 Family Mission to Israel.
The Family Mission from July 7-21 will feature a visit to a
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Family Mission participants will float down the Jordan River.
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There will be Bar and Bat Mitzvah ceremonies ... and much
Share the beauty and the significance of a mission to Israel
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of South Broward-Hollywood/Friday, January 3, 1986
Just 12 months ago World Jewry rejoiced when 1,000s of Ethio-
pian Jews returned home to Israel.
Today, we are in agony, in mourning. Today, we are fearful.
We fear the possible confrontation that may occur between
Israel and Syria a "collision course" according to a Syrian
newspaper. We fear for the Israeli soldiers who are now mobilized
along the Golan Heights.
And we are in agony, in mourning because last week 14
passengers and by-standers including an 11 year-old girl
were murdered in two separate terrorist attacks at El Al check-in
counters in Rome and Vienna airports. Arab terrorists with
automatic weapons launched a grenade attack on holiday
trave jrs.
And these murderers Palestinian terrorists promise fur-
ther attacks which will spare no one, including children "so that
(we) feel the sadness of (their) children" as a note from the ter-
rorists stated.
Yes, we feel sadness now as a new year is about to begin. We
cry out to the families of those who have been murdered and
And we feel rage against the terrorists who commit such
cowardly acts.
That is how we feel as 1985 ends and 1986 begins.
Press Digest
Soviet Excuses
Some cats crawl out of the proverbial bag very slowly. This is
the case with the Soviet Jewry issue. Little by little one hears
rumors, sotto voce comments and asides about the "true reason"
the Soviets have been reluctant to let more Jews out...
It seems that in the previous decade (1970s), when rather large
numbers of Jews were permitted to leave the Communist
Paradise, a growing number sought to go West (to the U.S.) in-
stead of East (to Israel). Some people may recall that even then a
certain amount of controversy found its way into the headlines,
when the Jewish Agency and groups like HI AS were pulling each
other's hair .. .
Now, some of the Jewish leaders are letting it be known that
the Soviet Union is reluctant to let our People go if it means they
will go to the U.S. instead of Israel for in that case, why are
they better than the millions of other Soviet citizens who would
also like to improve their standard of life by moving to our deca-
dent milieu in America?
A superficial glance at the composition and character of the
Soviet Jewish colony in New York or Cleveland tends to support
this: only a small proportion of the Soviet immigrants, now that
they are free to do so, appear to be practicing their religion in any
way. They are busy creating "Little Odessa" alongside Little Ita-
ly, Little Greece and Chinatown. In other words, becoming
But two points are missed by the superficial critic and the
leaders whose motives, justifiably, are the desire to see more of
the immigrants settle in Israel. The first is that all Jews in the
Soviet Union who wish to remain Jews are persecuted, and should
have the right to get out regardless of where they go. And cer-
tainly a growing number of those who wish to do so cannot prac-
tice their religion or maintain a cultural link to their ethnic
origins. The second is that one cannot trust the Soviet excuses no
matter what tomorrow they are just as likely to "leak out" the
excuse that they cannot let sizeable numbers go to Israel is
because of the Soviet's loyalty to the Arabs' cause and their belief
this would further jeopardize the Palestinians ...
Another visit to Chelm: One of the current scandals in Israel
concerns VIP's Cabinet members, deputy ministers and
directors-general (whose names, so far, have been kept from the
media), who insist that the state pay for medical care for them
abroad (as if medical care in Israel is not adequate).
In at least one of those cases, the VIP involved asked the
government to foot a bill amounting to some $100,000 for medical
services outside the country. This, at a time when the Health
Ministry (headed by a former general, Mordechai Gur, who has
been embroiled in many Labor-Likud clashes recently) is struggl-
ing with radical budgetary surgery, and hospitals and clinics are
cutting back on services for lack of money and supplies.
The story which topped this Chelm situation like icing on a cake
was the one concerning an official who asked the government to
approve the cost of a trip abroad for his daughter in order to get
an intra-uterine device (IUD) inserted ..
Speaking of Mordechai "Motta" Gur apparently he likes to
use the Hebrew vernacular, which is liberally interspersed with
Arabic words (Hebrew has virtually no "dirty" words). Recently,
Gur allegedly used the term "Maniac" in referring to Finance
Minister Yitzhak Modai of the Likud. "Maniac" is used in street
language in its Arab connotation, usually, which defines it as one
who commits sodomy. (It is pronounced Mahn-Yak').
Modai complained to Premier Shimon Peres, demanding that he
dismiss Gur for that kind of conduct. Peres, who almost dismissed
Trade and Industry Minister Ariel Sharon recently for the latter's
excesses in criticizing Peres, declined Modai's request. To which
Modai reacted: "I appealed to Peres as head of the government,
and he responded to me as head of the Labor Party ..."
(Marty Erann is the director of communications for the Jewish
Federation of South Broward.)
Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor:
Judaica High School classes from Temple Beth
Emet, Temple Beth Ahm and Temple Israel
recently visited the Broward Association for
Retarded Citizens (BARC) Housing Community
for a holiday celebration.
When we loaded the bus to go on our trip, there
were many different feelings about going. Some
were happy, some were nervous, and some didn't
know what to expect. Boy, did we have time to
think about what to do or say. That bus ride seem-
ed to last forever!
After we got off the bus, we were greeted by
many new faces. They brought us into their
beautiful house to meet the rest of their friends.
Although we knew nobody, we felt the warmth of
caring and love all around. Everyone was introduc-
ed to each other and then we sat around and sang
songs. It was really special. After we were done
singing, we went into the kitchen and had some
snacks. Then the moment came for us to give out
our presents. We hoped they would like them. All
of our new friends were so happy with what they
got, they almost started to cry. But the part we all
dreaded came. It was time to say good-bye. After
10 minutes of saying good-bye and giving out hugs,
we loaded back on to the empty bus.
On our way home nobody could stop talking
about all that had happened. Telling stories about
the friends we had met. It was a special experience
to be able to share the holiday spirit together with
people who needed friends and love. And our new
friends were and are not "different" but yet
"special" and quite "unique." If we had the chance
to go back again, we would go in a second.
Temple Israel of Miramar
Dear Editor:
We welcome the decision of the United Nations
to choose the topic of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the
darkest era of human rights and life, for its UN
We, The survivors of the death camps who live in
South Florida, welcome the Auschwitz Committe
for bringing this exhibition to the United States of
America. The exhibition is welcomed by us as a
good beginning of cooperation and opportunity to
review and evaluate in the exhibition the faces of
dear ones.
Most of these people arrived at Auschwitz with
their entire families young and old with small
children why? Because they were Jews! Three
million Jews were brought to Auschwitz for the
Final Solution and immediately underwent a selec-
tion process: only the strong and young were
chosen for slave labor, to do the devil's work, and
all others were immediately sent to the gas
chambers. Who can describe the enormous fear
when cattle trains arrived in Auschwitz containing
hungry, sick and terrified people. The trembling
mother with her babies one million children
perished at Auschwitz. Only the Jews and gypsies
were condemned to death from the moment they
entered the gates. Only the Jews were
systematically exterminated in the gas chambers
as part of Hitler's Final Solution to the Jewish pro-
blem. Many died at Auschwitz of starvation and
malnutrition, victims of slave labor, or for political
We, the survivors in Florida, mourn their
deaths. Only one people was doomed to destruc-
tion and that because they were born Jews. Our
parents, our brothers and sisters, our spouses and
our children lived as Jews and they died as Jews.
We, the survivors, have the right and the respon-
sibility to insist that they be remembered as Jews.
The tragic process of selecting people to be
murdered because of their race, religion, or color
must never be repeated. Technology and science
must never serve as the tools for mass murder sur-
rounded by indifferent and apathetic people in the
world. We hope that many people will learn the
lessons of the Holocaust.
We hope that many people will view this exhibi-
tion as it will help the world to understand what
happened in the Holocaust from 1933-1945. As a
survivor, I believe that by educating people about
the meaning of the Holocaust and how it scarred
the conscience of the world, that we may prevent
such an event from ever happening again.
Carl Rosenkopf
A survivor of the Holocaust
Dear Editor:
At last the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
has voted to send the Genocide Convention to the
Senate for ratification after approving two reser-
vations that would limit the World Court jurisdic-
tion in cases involving the United States and
preclude any U.S. obligation to enact legislation
contrary to the Constitution.
The Convention on Genocide was originally
drafted 36 years ago as a response to the mass
murder of six million Jews and seven million other
ethnic groups by the Nazis. The convention formal-
ly defined genocide as the intentional destruction
of any national, racial, ethnic or religious group
and made mass killing an international crime. On
December 9, 1948, the UN General Assembly
unanimously approved it. Since then, over 90 coun-
tries, including Britain, France, West Germany
and the Soviet Union, have approved it.
Given the United States' repeated protests
against gross violations of human rights, it has
been a great embarrassment that ratification of
the treaty has failed thus far. It has been approved
by the American Bar Association and every presi-
dent (since Truman) except Eisenhower.
On Oct. 16 at the groundbreaking ceremony for
the Holocaust Memorial Museum, Senate Majority
Leader Robert Dole (R-KS) publicly pledged that
the convention will be ratified before the close of
the current session ofCongress. Later the same
day, President Reagan strongly urged the Senate
to give its advice and consent to ratification this
We urge all readers to support ratification of the
Genocide Convention and encourage their congres-
sional leaders to do the same.
Ronald G. Cohn
Regional Director
Norma A. Orovitz
Ivory Coast to Re-establish Ties
GENEVA (JTA) Premier
Shimon Peres recently announced
that Ivory Coast will re-establish
diplomatic relations with Israel,
broken off 12 years ago during the
Yom Kippur War.
Peres, who arrived here last
month, made the announcement
after a four-hour meeting with
President Felix Houphouet-
Boigny of Ivory Coast. The two
leaders issued a joint statment
saying, "We have decided to
recommend to our governments
to re-establish diplomatic rela-
tions." Peres told a press con-
ference later, "I imagine that our
government will follow our
Israel has been working
strenuously for years to restore
relations with the Black African
nations that abruptly broke them
off in 1973, apparently under
Arab pressure. So far it has suc-
ceeded with two, Liberia and
Zaire, which re-established their
ties with Israel last year.
The Israel Premier made his
unannounced flight here especial-
ly to meet with Houphouet-
Boigny. He was accompanied by
David Kimche, director general of
the Foreign Ministry.
Uri Savid, a spokesman for the
Prime Minister, told the Jewish
Telegraphic Agency that Peres in-
tended to make his meeting with
Houphouet-Boigny public only if
the outcome was positive. That
was the reason for the secrecy
surrounding his one-day trip to
The 80-year-old African leader
announced last October that he
planned to reestablish diplomatic
relations with Israel before his
retirement next year.
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Volume 16
Number 1

Congressman Smith:
How Israel Fared?
Friday, January 3, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South Broward-Hollywood Page 5
As 1985 draws to a close, a look
at how Israel fared in the halls of
Congress this year reveals that
friends of Israel have reason to
approve. In addition to providing
the Jewish State with the largest
aid package ever, Congress suc-
ceeded in forcing the Administra-
tion to delay their proposed arms
sale to Jordan.
On August 8, President Reagan
signed the FY 1986 Foreign
Assistance Authorization Act into
law. The bill, the first since 1981,
is the result of months of subcom-
mittee and committee hearings,
mark-ups, and compromises. It in-
cludes the following pro-Israel
policy provisions: $3 billion in all
grant aid $1.8 billion in foreign
military sales and $1.2 billion in
economic support funds; $1.5
billion in all grant emergency
economic assistance; all economic
aid to be disbursed as a cash
transfer in the first 30 days of the
fiscal year; and Lavi aircraft ear-
marking $250 million provided
for research and development and
procurement in Israel, $150
million for use in the United
States. The Lavi project will
enable Israel to produce its own
state-of-the-art fighter aircraft.
In addition, the bill includes an
amendment, which I authored, re-
quiring the President to certify to
Congress, when he submitted a
sale of sophisticated arms to Jor-
dan, that Jordan is publicly com-
mitted to the recognition of Israel
and has agreed to enter into pro-
mpt and direct peace negotiations
before allowing a major arms sale.
These provisions were also ac-
cepted by the House and Senate
Appropriations Committees and
were included in their respective
Continuing Resolutions stop-
3,500 Attend Hanukkah Fest
More than 3,500 people attend-
ed the Sixth Annual South Florida
Hassidic Hanukkah Festival
earlier this month at Young Cir-
cle's Bandshell in Hollywood.
Hundreds of young boys and
girls were present, each receiving
a dreidel, a fine sum of Hanukkah
gelt (money), candy, a copy of the
world's only Kosher Comic Book
(Mendy and the Golem) and an ins-
tant ID card as members of the
world's largest Jewish Youth
Club, the Army of Hashem.
Mike Kozlowski, Miami Dolphin
football player, told the kids now
important it was to listen to their
parents, to stay away from drugs
and other bad influences, and
most important to take advantage
of their freedom which is most ex-
pressed by the Hanukkah holiday.
There was a fine balancing act
performed by Mendel the Hassidic
balancer, and beautiful music
played by the Dov Litwin Or-
chestra. Cantor Yitzchok
Rosenberg led in the singing of
joyous holiday songs, and rab-
binical students provided the
special spirit in leading the variety
of dances that lasted several
Highlighting the evening was
the kindling of Florida's largest
Menorah, that stood 17 feet tall.
After Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus
opened the program by reading an
inspirational message from the
Lubavitcher Rebbe, the following
dignitaries were introduced:
Mayor David Keating with a pro-
clamation from the City of
Hollywood that "Requests the
coming of the Messiah"; State
Representative Irma Rochlin, who
read a special message sent to the
Festival by Gov. Bob Graham;
Broward County Commissioner
Nicki Grossman, who read the
proclamation "To Promote The
Seven Universal Laws of
Mankind" and Commissioner Art
Canon of Hallandale with a pro-
clamation for a year "To Be In-
spired by The Hanukkah Light?
What was probably the biggest
surprise of the evening was when
Hollywood Commissioner
Suzanne Gunzberger was called
upon to read a special Hanukkah
message sent to the Congregation
and Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus
by President Reagan.
Given the honor to light the
candles were: State Rep. Fred
Lippman, County Commissioner
Scott Cowan; Hallandale Commis-
sioner Nat Cutler; President of
the Jewish Federation Dr. Saul
Singer; Hollywood, Commissioner
Stanley Goldman and Hallandale
Digest publisher and editor Peter
Sixty wonderful prizes were
given away at the end of the
festivities. What was even more
successful than the excellent
entertainment, was the overall
feeling of rejuvenation for
Judaism, brought about by the
Menorah and the celebration.
The Festival was sponsored by
Congregation Levi Yitzchok-
Chabad of South
PLO Terrorism Weekly
Since Lebanon War
NEW YORK (JTA) Since be-
ing expelled from Lebanon in
1982, the Palestine Liberation
Organization and other Palesti-
nian terrorist groups have carried
out terrorist actions throughout
the world on an average*of once a
week, according to the Anti-
Defamation League of B'nai
The ADL has issued a research
report, "PLO and Palestinian-
Inspired Terrorism, 1982-1985:
The Continuing Record of
Violence," which cites and
describes terrorist incidents and
victims since the 1982 expulsion
of the PLO from Lebanon to the
hijacking of an Egypt-air plane to
Malta last month.
According to the report, in the
past three years, the PLO has car-
ried out attacks worldwide, in-
cluding incidents in Ankara,
Athens, Bangkok, Bogota,
Brussels, Buenos Aires.
Frankfurt, Hamburg, London,
Madrid. Marseilles. Milan. New
Delhi, Nicosia, Paris, Quito, Rome
and Vienna.
gap funding measures to fund
agencies and programs, such as
foreign aid, whose regular ap-
propriations have not received
final Congressional approval.
Before the August Congres-
sional recess, Congress also pass-
ed the Department of State
Authorization bill, which included
provisions protecting Israel's par-
ticipation in the United Nations,
$25 million for resettlement of
Ethiopian Jews, and strong anti-
terrorism language.
In September, the Reagan Ad-
ministration notified Congress of
its intent to sell Jordan an anns
package valued at $1.9 billion
despite strong Congressional op-
position. The opposition was bas-
ed on my amendment in the FY 86
Foreign Aid bill. More than two-
thirds of the House and Senate did
not believe that King Hussein had
taken the necessary steps to meet
the certification requirement.
The proposed arms package in-
cluded 40 F-20 or F-16 advanced
fighters; 12 mobile I-Hawk
surface-to-air missile batteries
and equipment to convert Jor-
dan's present 14 batteries into
mobile units; 108 Stinger
shoulder-fired surface-to-air
missiles; 300 AIM-9P4 infrared
air-to-air Sidewinder missiles; and
32 Bradley Fighting Vehicles.
In October, the Senate passed a
resolution, by a vote of 97-1, pro-
hibiting the arms sale until March
1, unless direct and meaningful
peace negotiations between Jor-
dan and Israel are underway. If
these negotiations have not taken
place, then Congress will be able
to permanently block the sale in
Due to the necessity of passing
legislation to block the sale within
30 days, the House Foreign Af-
fairs Committee accepted the
Senate resolution and the full
House approved it in early
November. President Reagan,
who had been persuaded to accept
the delay in order to avert an
outright rejection of the arms
package, reluctantly signed the
measure soon after.
Prior to the introduction of the
delaying resolution, an over-
whelming majority of Congress
had sponsored House and Senate
resolutions disapproving the sale.
Along with Foreign Affairs Com-
mittee Chairman Dante Fascell
and 10 House colleagues, I drafted
the House disapproval legislation
to block this unwise and untimely
arms sale. After less than two
weeks, we had more than 280
Congressional co-sponsors and in-
troduced the Legislation with
nearly two-thirds of the" House co-
sponsoring it. I will work with
Congressional opponents of the
sale to assure passage of my
original resolution of disapproval
in February if King Hussein con-
tinues to stall in negotiating
directly with Israel.
While there was some talk of a
proposed Saudi Arabia arms
package this year, the Ad-
ministration has decided to put off
such a request until early next
year. The package, which would
have faced stiff opposition in Con-
gress, would have included: 12
Blackhawk helicopters; advanced
electronic warfare equipment for
F-5s and F-15s; at least 1,000
Sidewinder missiles; Harpoon
missiles; 800 Stinger missiles; and
upgrades for Saudi Arabia's cur-
rent fleet of 60 F-15s and possibly
some additional F-15s.
Other pro-Jsrael legislation
passed by Congress this year in-
cludes a joint House-Senate
resolution condemning the 1975
UN resolution equating Zionism
with racism. The resolution, ap-
proved in Ausrust. "repudiates
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United Nations General Assembly
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the parliaments of all countries
which value freedom and
democracy to do the same.
This year, Congress also ap-
proved, and the President signed,
legislation to implement tariff
agreements negotiated under the
U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agree-
ment. The agreements would
allow the two countries to trade
goods and services without any
tariffs and with minor
In all, 1985 was a very good
year for strengthening U.S.-Israel
ties, and I assure you that
Members of Congress will con-
tinue to support and improve the
strategic relationship between the
United States and Israel.
Federation TV Guide
Recent editions of "Jewish Television Magazine," the
30-minute news feature show, are now being shown on local
South Broward cable TV stations.
And we want to hear from you! Your opinions about the recent
shows! What you like or dislike! We want to know!
Hollywood Cable airs the progam on Channel 14 (lo) on Mon-
days at 4:30 p.m. Selkirk airs the show on Channel 30 on Mondays
at 3:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 11:30 p.m.
Recent editions of JTM include segments on the important
work being done with the elderly in Israel and with learning-
disabled children in California.
In Israel, as in the United States, the population is aging but
old people do not necessarily have to spend their last years in
lonely isolation. Watch a heartwarming look at a facility in Israel
where some elderly people live and others just spend their
daytime hours enjoying a program that ranges from traditional
holiday celebrations to yoga classes.
Viewers are also taken to a vary unusual Hebrew school in Los
Angeles where teachers with great warmth and patience are
reaching out to children who have learning disabilities so that
those children do not lose out on the chance to learn about their
Another edition takes the audience to Israel where they learn
how a professional Israeli basketball team Maccabi Haifa has
imported some young Jewish basketball players from the United
JTM also introduces a new feature dcalled "Daddy's World," in
which Paul Bodner describes some of those sometimes
frustrating, sometimes gratifying little moments in life that
should ring a familiar note to anyone who has ever been a parent.
But remember we want tohear from you. Your opinion counts.
You can write us at Jewish Federation of South Broward,
Public Relations Department, 2719 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood,
FL 33020, or you can call 921-8810 and ask for Andrew Polin.
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Page 6 The Jewish Floridian of South Broward-Hollywood/Ffiday, January 3, 1986
Community Pacesetter
From left, Mitchel Bricker, Jan Lederman and Evelyn Saidel
From left, Barbara Samuels, Paul Frost, Edith Frost and Bernard Samuels.
From left, Herb Tolpen, Sharon Molot and Andy Molot.
From left, Jeffrey Rosenberg, Rhona Miller, Mrs. Menachem Savidor and From left, Paul Weiner, Barbara Rosenberg, Eleanor Weiner and Jeffrey
Menachem Savidor, a member of the Knesset. Rosenberg.
Fairways Royale Campaign Begins
Olympus Moves Ahead With UJA Campaign
Fairways Royale residents are
gearing up for this year's UJA-
Federation Campaign under the
leadership of Erwin Gold, chair-
man, and Murray Cudrin, co-
chairman. This year's campaign
promises to be the best ever in the
history of Fairways Royale.
Many concerned, caring, and
committed individuals have
emerged as leaders in the complex
and are forging ahead with ex-
citing plans for the big fundrais-
ing effort scheduled for Sunday,
Feb. 9.
Dora Roth, an Israeli Freedom
Fighter, will be speaking to the
Fairways Royale Social Club on
Wednesday, Jan. 8, to update the
residents on the situation in Israel
and as part of an educational pro-
gram for the Fairways Royale
If there are any residents of
Fairways Royale who are in-
terested in learning more about
the special opportunities
associated with this year's UJA-
Federation Campaign, please con-
tact Dr. Jan Lederman at
South Broward presents UJA National Cash Chairman Ber-
nard Borine of Philadelphia with a check from the com-
munity's campaign at last month's National Campaign
Cabinet meeting in New York. Also pictured are UJA Na-
tional Chairman Alex Grass (center) and Shimon Ravid
(right), director-general of the Jewish Agency's Treasury
Department. The special "Cash Line" at the NCC gave South
Broward an opportunity to meet the vital needs of Jews in
Israel and around the world by making its allocation to the
UJA/Federation Campaign.
Olympus is launching its
1985-86 UJA-Federation Cam-
paign with a Pacesetter Dinner
hosted by Ruth Friedman on Jan.
In an effort to inspire the most
successful Federation drive in the
history of the Olympus. Mrs.
Friedman is sponsoring a dinner
to honor those individuals who are
Golden Horn
Moving Ahead
The UJA-Federation campaign
for the Golden Horn High Rise is
moving ahead smoothly under the
leadership of Joe Lazard, chair-
man of this year's effort.
Lazard is being assisted in by
Louis Levin and Michael
Schlanger, who have been leaders
in past campaigns. Numerous
campaigners have been assisting
in the work for the campaign.
Their goal is to have the most suc-
cessful campaign in the history of
Golden Horn.
Individuals who have par-
ticipated in Steering Committee
meetings thus far include Ruth
Rudo, Evelyn Saidel, Irv Har-
rison, Abe Hersch, Sam Ste-
inglass, Milt Natanbluth, Max
Hurwitz, Rose Orszag, Levin, and
If there are interested in-
dividuals from Golden Horn who
want to participate in this year's
UJA-Federatior Campaign,
please contact Dr. Jan Lederman
at 921-8810.
considering the Pacesetter gift to
the UJA drive. The guest speaker
at the dinner will be Dora Roth, an
Israeli Freedom Fighter.
Following the dinner, Ben and
Roz Faivus will be hosting a
Cocktail Party in their home on
Feb. 9. The guest speaker at this
event will be Dr. Gerald Meister,
who is a professor at Bar Ilan
University and a director of the
Ramapo Institute in New York.
Minimum gift is $250.
Finally, on Feb. 23, there will be
a special breakfast for Olympus
with a $100 minimum gift re-
quired. The guest speaker will be
Zelig Chinitz, director general of
the United Israel Appeal.
David Berlin, nationally
recognized and honored UJA
worker, has agreed to be master
of ceremonies for the big
breakfast on Feb. 28 and will be
assisted in the effort by Leo
Hilzenrath, Julie Brenner, and
Sam Aptner.
With a list of committee
members too numerous to men-
tion, the Olympus Campaign for
1985-86 promises to be the big-
gest and best in its history. If any
Olympus residents are interested
in learning more about the ex-
citing events and opportunities
that await concerned, caring and
responsible individuals, please
contact Dr. Jan Lederman at
UJAM^-HIGJ? GI AV" ^ De'oto P"k Apartment.
Si. w. "5g Committee recently met to begin
this year i campaign. From left (seated), Sid Weiner, Carl
rarieftJ?i!Uldf m"" ,F-?!<,man- From Ctanding). M
Carl Rosenkopf, Mrs. Lillian Kaplan and Oscar Glassberg.

Friday, January 3, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South Broward-Hollywood Page 7
1985 In Review
(Photo Credit: All photos except for the
Maccabiah Medals and one featuring
Shimon Peres are courtesy of Scoop 80 and
JTA/World Zionist News Photo Service.)
The trials of the Jewish terrorist underground was a major
story in Israel. Here, several are seen entering the Jerusalem
District Court.
Rabbi Meir Kahane and
made headlines in 1985,
his Kach Party
but here 1,000s
demonstrated against him at Givatayim.
The Gates to Freedom are still closed tight
for Soviet Jews. Here, one fortunate Soviet
family is seen arriving in Israel.
Prime Minister Shimon Peres a top story as he headed the
National Unity Government is shown here with a young
Israeli Ethiopian Jew, one of the 1,000s who were brought to
Israel in Operation Moses in late 1984 and early 1985.
The Israeli economy was a daily item in
Israeli papers. Because of triple-digit infla-
tion the shekel had to be replaced with a
new shekel minus many zeros.
Terrorism was a major news event both internationally and in
Israel. Here, an Israeli child is seen after she was attacked by
an Arab student.
The 1985 Maccabiah Games attracted more
than 3,000 athletes from throughout the
world. Local Hollywood swimmer Michael
Glassman took home three medals.

Page 8 The Jewish Floridian of South Broward-Hollywood/Friday, January 3, 1986
Hanukkah Celebrations
4' m* I
A young girl lights the Hanukkah Menorah
at the Southeast Florida Focal Point Senior
Center. Children from the JCC's Early
Childhood Center joined their elders in a
holiday celebration.
The Sixth Annual South Florida Hassidic Festival attracted
more than 3,000 people last month. Above is the lighting of
Florida's tallest Menorah.
At a JCC Hanukkah party South Broward youth sang festive songs.
Chicago, Chicago,
My Kind of Town
Rabbi Harold Richter, director of chaplaincy at the Federa-
tion, joins in the Hanukkah candlelighting with a resident of
the Hollywood Hills Nursing Home.
Jewish Humor Conference Scheduled
CHICAGO The JCCentertainers are gearing up for the
final weeks of rehearsal for their production of the Broadway
musical "Chicago," which opens Jan. 18. Performances will
be held on Jan. 18,19,23 and 25 at Miramar High School. For
information about tickets, please contact Ed Hoffman at
983-4722 or 983-4209 or Seymour Berzofsky at 962-1112 or
Dene Gross at 921-6511.
"The end of the world is at
hand. In three-days time, a great
flood will engulf all forms of life
on earth," the Lord tells his flock.
The great religious leaders of the
world stand before their people to
offer a few last words of inspira-
tion. "Repent your sins and we
shall meet in the next world," the
priest tells his parishioners.
"Mediate and we shall reach Nir-
vana together," says the Bud-
dhist. "My fellow Jewish people,"
intones the rabbi. "There is no
time to lose. We have only three
days to learn how to live under
Such is Jewish humor: a state-
ment of defiance in the face of
disaster, a comic twist to the
tragedies of life. Jewish humor
and particularly its impact on
American humor will be the
theme of the Second International
Conference on Jewish Humor
sponsored by Tel Aviv University
from June 9 to 12, at the New
School for Social Research, New
York City.
Lester Entin, a Jewish com-
munity leader in Boca Raton who
serves on the Board of Governors
of Tel Aviv University, is a
member of the international ad-
visory committee for the con-
ference, which includes such
world renowned persons as Abba
Eban, Elie Wiesel and Simone
Some 500 persons comedians,
academics, humorists and
members of the general public are
expected to participate in the
four-day conference, according to
Professor Avner Ziv, chairman of
the department of educational
sciences at Tel Aviv University's
School of Education. Professor
Ziv, conference chairperson, also
chaired the first conference on
Jewish Humor, held in 1984 at Tel
Aviv Univeristy.
The conference is open to
members of the general public.
The registration fee of $150 per
person, $75 for an accompanying
person covers admission to all
conference sessions, the cartoon
exhibition, receptions and a book
summarizing the 80 papers to be
Reservations and additional in-
formation about the conference
may be obtained by contacting the
Tzell Agency at 45 West 34th
Street. New York, NY 10001.
Tuea. thru Sun. 12-5 P.M. (305) 531-4141
900 Lincoln Rd. Mall Miami Beach, FL 33139

Introducing ...
Sydney Holtzman
(Editors Wots: Sydney Holtzman will b
honored an Jan ft at Galahad South for his
commitment to Jewish causes.)
Sydney Holtzman has always been active in
charity work. When he and his wife, Irene,
came to Florida in 1969, it wasn't long before
he t>ecame chairman of the United Jewish Ap-
peal at Galahad South and is now in his 15th
year as chairman He headed drives for UJA,
Israel Bonds. Anti-Defamation League .. .
many of which organiztions honored him,
especially the Bar Han University of Israel.
Let's look at the background of this man, who
is so respected .
Sydney Holtzman
Sydney Holtzman was born in Russia in 1908.
one of six children. They lived in a small village
of seven Jewish families ... all Holtzmans.
There was one school in the village, but Jewish
children were not permitted to attend that
school. Consequently, the seven Jewish families
hired a Jewish teacher, who taught the children
to the best of his ability. It was very difficult to
earn a livelihood in that village. His father left
for America in 1910, with the idea of returning
in about five years, with a little money.
However, the First World War broke out. he
could not return. But, he sent money for his
wife and six children to come to the Land of Op-
portunity. That was in 1920. There was so much
red tape, it took the family three months to get
to Ellis Island.
Sydney was the only one to go to day school.
All the others went to night school and worked
in the daytime. Sydney was the youngest boy
and for some reason his first class was 4B, even
though he did not know a word of English. It
took him almost two years to learn to speak pro-
perly. He finished high school and knew he
could not go to college because of lack of funds.
He started to look for a job, not knowing what
he wanted to do. He went to 120 Broadway, one
of the large buildings on Wall Street. Went
from office to office, asking if they needed a
boy. One man said: "Sure, we need a boy as a
runner we'll pay you $15 a week." He learn-
ed what his duties were that was in 1929.
Later in the year, the crash came and while it
ruined a lot of people financially, it benefitted
Sydney. He was a runner in the daytime and a
clerk at night for a brokerage firm, learning the
fundamentals of the business.
He was drafted in the Army in March 1942
and by December was sent overseas. He served
13 months in North Africa, 13 months in Italy
and then was returned to the States for a 30
day rest. It was at the end of that period that
Germany surrendered and he never went back
to the European area. He was assigned to a
Separation Center in Denver, Colorado and was
discharged in October, 1945. His last rank was
Master Sergeant.
Then, he went back to Wall Street as a stock
trader. He worked for three different firms un-
til July, 1968. Retirement was not volun-
tary ... he had to resign on account of his
He married Irene in 1949. What wonderful
friends and neighbors, Sydney and Irene are to
those living in Galahad South.
Friday, January 3, 19867The Jewish Floridian of South Broward-Hollywood Page 9
Women's Perspective
For the past hundreds of years Jews have been bound together
by certain chemical laws. The "law of external pressure" has kept
us a cohesive force, molecularly bound to each other in that if we
did not hejp ourselves no one else would. In this case, the "law of
external pressure" is simply that we were compressed to be
within ourselves by the society that surrounded us.
Tradition, tzedakah, custom and human kindness declared that
the weary traveler be sheltered and fed. Later, Jewish life die
tated that we build hospitals, homes for the aged and other in-
stitutions that helped, nurtured, saved and brought together our
fellow Jews.
Today, in spite of some vehement contrary arguments by some
writers. I believe that these external pressures from the society
around us are lessening. It is easier for Jews to achieve success.
Quotas in professional schools have fallen by the wayside. Jews
have become very prominent in movies, theater and literature. I
am sure that you have noticed that many Jews no longer deem it
necessary to change their names (Tony Curtis would now, no
doubt, have remained Bernie Schwartz).
The point of constructing this chemical equation is that it is my
belief that the opposite side of the equation, the internal
pressures are now beginning to stir. We now see ionization and
polarization of groups within our Judaism.
There are those who support Ethiopian Jews in Israel and those
who don't. Those who support Meir Kahane and those who don't.
Those who agree with marriage rites in Israel and those who
don't. Yes, the internal pressure is increasing.
I hope the "internal pressures" don't explode someday like
some atomic reaction that fragments the Jewish people into
multiple smaller non-consequential groups. For then, how would
it be possible to come under the heading of "The Chosen People."
Generating Generations The Women's Division can
help unite the Jewish people. Come to the Big Event of Feb. 19.
For more information, call 921-8810.
Professionals To Meet On Jan. 9
Shalom Mah Chadash?
Ulpan Class for Beginners
Classes in beginning Hebrew will begin on Tuesday,
January 14, 1986 at the Jewish Federation of South
Broward, 2719 Hollywood Boulevard.
Classes are held weekly.
Leam to speak Hebrew... The Ulpan Method.
Call HELENE for further information 921-8810.
The Professional Division of the
Jewish Federation of South
Broward has scheduled a
breakfast meeting for Jan. 9 at
Emerald Hills Country Club at
7:30 a.m. The guest speaker for
the function is Asher Nairn,
minister of information for the
Israel Embassy in Washington,
Jerome Winnick, associate cam-
paign chairman, said. Nairn will be
updating the Professional Divi-
sion on the situation in the Middle
East. If you would like further in-
formation about this special
event, or other information about
the Professional Division of the
Federation, please call Dr. Jan
Lederman at 921-8810.
Overview Park Campaign Begins
Under the leadership of Dr.
Abraham Dokson, chairman of the
Oceanview Park UJA-Federation
Campaign, the steering commit-
tee for the Oceanview Park Apart-
ments has begun to organize the
1985-86 campaign. With a com-
mittee of more than 24 in-
dividuals, the goal is to have the
most successful campaign in the
history of Oceanview Park. The
two co-chairmen for the effort are
Bernard Friedman and Walter
Mayer. Committee members will
meet at 2 p.m. on Jan. 7 to finalize
many of the details for the fun-
draiser which is scheduled for
Feb. 23. If there are any in-
dividuals who are interested in
learning more about the exciting
opportunities associated with this
year's UJA-Federation Campaign
at Oceanview Park, please contact
Dr. Jan Lederman at 921-8810.
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Jews, Blacks Urged To Improve Ties
Blacks and Jews whose rela-
tionship reached its nadir during
the 1984 presidential election
must join together and fight com-
mon enemies and not each other,
two prominent leaders recently
John E. Jacob, president and
chief executive officer of the Na-
tional Urban League, and Albert
Vorepan, vice president of the
nion of American Hebrew Con-
gregations and director of the
Commission of Social Action of
Reform Judaism, spoke at a re-
cent forum entitlted: "Black and
Jewish Americans: Partners in
The two men said Black-Jewish
relations are not as bad as many
believe, nor are they as good as
they should be.
Jacob and Vorspan criticized the
friction which developed in 1984
between blacks and Jews because
of anti-Semitic remarks made by
Nation of Islam leader Louis Far-
rahkan and then-presidential can-
didate Jesse Jackson.
They suggested that blacks and
Jews should once again join forces
as they did during the Civil Rights
days of the 1960s, and fight for
the return of compassion to
American society.
"There's a certain sense that
blacks and Jews, whether we like
it or not, are joined at the hip. We
can't get away from each other,"
Vorspan said.
Added Jacob: "I reject the con-
cept that there are differences
>etween blacks and Jews.
Jacob said Jews and blacks have
more common ground to agree
with each other rather than to
The forum was held at Temple
Solel. It was hosted by the Social
Action Committee of Temple
The program was sponsored by
the Urban League of Broward
County, Inc., the Community
Relations Committee of the
Jewish Federation of South
Browad, the National Conference
of Christians and Jews, Inc., the
North Broward Board of Rabbis,
the Community Relations Com-
mittee of the Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale and the
Inter-Faith Council of Greater
BLACK-JEWISH DIALOGUE From left, John E. Jacob,
president and chief executive officer of the National Urban
League: Albert Vorspan, vice president of the Union of
American Hebrew Congregations; Joan Graff of the Social
Action Committee of Temple Solel; Rabbi Robert Frazin of
Temple Solel; Mara Giulianti, past president of the Federa-
tion's Community Relations Committee; and Cathy Anderson,
president of the National Conference of Christians and Jews.
DIALOGUE From left, John E. Jacob, president and chief
executive officer of the National Urban League; Ely Kushel,
of the Jewish Federation of Greater Fort Lauderdale; John
W. Ruffin, Urban League of Broward County; Rabbi Samuel
April, North Broward Board of Rabbis; Rabbi Samuel Jaffee
of Temple Beth El; Art Kennedy, board member of the Na-
tional Conference of Christians and Jews; Albert Vorspan,
vice president of the Union of American Hebrew Congrega-
tions; and Ron Rothschild, member of the Community Rela-
tions Committee's executive board.
CRC to Discuss Women's Meeting
Shirley T. Joseph, delegate to
"Forum '85" and press represen-
tative to 1985 United Nations End
of Decade for Women Conference,
Nairoby, Kenya, will be the guest
speaker at the next meeting of the
Community Relations Committee
Wednesday, Jan. 15 at noon in the
Federation building. 2719
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40 years and how he was protected.
For about two weeks, World Jewry waited and
speculated on whether one of the worst butchers in world
history had died unpunished.
The team of forensic experts came back with its report:
In all likelihood, the remains were those of Mengele. Many
Nazi-hunters including Simon Wiesenthal accepted
these findings.
With Mengele's apparent death, a gruesome chapter on
man's inhumanity ended but it has not been forgotten
and nor will it be.
At the opposite side of life's spectrum, World Jewry
helped bring 1,000s of Ethiopian Jews to Eretz Yisrael in
what could be called one of the greatest humanitarian ef-
forts in the modern era Operation Moses.
In late 1984 and early 1985 Ethiopian Jews were facing
possible extinction. Ethiopia was living through a drought
and famine. Ethiopian Jews have been living with persecu-
tion for years.
But the Israeli government undertook Operations Moses
which brought 1,000s of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. World
Jewry raised more than $61 million in less than a year to
help settle our brethren the Jewish homeland.
These might be two of the top news stories in 1985.
Others might include:
Rabbi Meir Kahane and his Kach Party.
The success and popularity of Prime Minister Shimon
The continuing saga of the National Unity Government
in Israel, and whether the government will fall and new
elections will be held.
Israel's withdrawal of its troops from Lebanon, thus en-
ding a war which caused a bitter rift in Israeli society. More
than 600 soldiers were killed in Lebanon.
International terrorist attacks in which Jews often
were selected, as well as increased terrorist activity within
In retaliation for PLO terrorist attacks, Israel raided
PLO headquarters in Tunisia.
The continuing story of the Jewish underground in
Israel, which saw Jews convicted of terrorist crimes.
Soviet Jews who continue to live under the repressive
regime of the USSR. The Gates to Freedom are stul closed
and only 1,100 Soviet Jews were allowed to leave.
The 1985 Maccabiah Games which saw more than 3,000
Jewish athletes from throughout the world compete in
Israel. Local Hollywood swimmer Michael Glassman took
home three medals.
And as one TV journalist might say, "And that's the way
it was in 1985."
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Activities scheduled at the
JCC or the Southeast Florida
Focal Point Senior Center are
located at 2838 Hollywood
Blvd. unless otherwise
Hearing Impaired
Social services to hearing im-
paired/deaf people in South
Broward will be offered at the
JCC and the Southeast Focal
Point Senior Center in conjunc-
tion with the United Hearing and
Deaf Services, Inc.
Special services will be offered
on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 5
p.m. at the Center.
The goal is to provide specializ-
ed social services and social ac-
tivities for hearing impaired and
deaf people residing in South
Services and activities offered
Direct casework services and
group discussions.
Captioned films for hearing
impaired persons.
Programs, including speakers
and demonstrations.
Specialized classes.
For more information, call Joan
Youdelman at 921-6511.
BCC Courses
The Southeast Focal Point
Senior Center will be offering the
following six-week courses from
Broward Community College
starting the week of Jan. 13.
They are:
Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m. -
^Practical Psychology
1 Mondays 10-11 a.m.
BSenior Exercise
Wednesdays 12:30-2:30
'.m. Singing for Fun
Fridays 10-11:30 a.m. -
Senior Dance
Pre-registration is required for
ill classes. There is no charge for
hese classes. Call Liz or Karen
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The Southeast Focal Point
Senior Center will be offering the
following lectures and workshops
during the month of January.
Jan. 9, 1 p.m. Coping with
Stress Management and Depres-
sion with Dr. Patti Pearlman.
Jan. 16, 1 p.m. Book
Review by Jacob Alkow "Many
Jan. 23, 1 p.m. Lecture
Health Care Center of
Hollywood with Joe Zacchio.
Defensive Driving
The Southeast Focal Point
Senior Center will be offering
AARP 55 Defensive Driving
courses once a month. Below is a
list of the class dates. Course fee
is $7:
Feb. 19 and 26 -noon-4 p.m.
March 19 and 26 noon-4
April 23 and 30 noon-4 p.m.
Students who successfully com-
plete the course will receive a dis-
count on their auto premiums.
Pre-registration is required! Call
Liz or Karen at 921^6518.
Israel Trip
Join us for our exciting Israel
trip with our own special
itinerary. Two weeks March
16-30. Breakfast and dinner daily.
Includes: airline, transfers, first-
class accommodations, profes-
sional tour guide, all entrance
fees, airport tax and extras! Cost
for JCC members $1,810; non-
members $1,860. Includes
doubleroom occupancy. Single
supplement $154. Call Dene today
for reservations at 921-6511.
Special Events
The"JCC is offering several ex-
citing specials in February and
March. Feb. 10 Picasso in
Miami; Feb. 11 Dreamgirls at
TOPA; March 19 Alvin Ailey at
Baily Hall. Call Dene at 921-6511
for information and reservations
a series of
campaigners and
The second
workshops for
fundraisers has been set for Mon-
day, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Board
Room of the Jewish Federation of
South Broward.
Entitled "Futuristic Fundrais-
ing," the workshops are designed
to equip fundraisers with the
necessary tools to enable them to
build more effective campaigns.
The guest speaker is Mikki
Futernick, national UJA cam-
paign chairman, who has been
specially trained in the new con-
cept of Futuristic Fundraising. All
individuals are urged to attend
even if they did not have the op-
portunity to attend the first ses-
sion. If you are interested in learn-
ing more about this program,
please contact Dr. Jan Lederman
at 921-8810.
Marvin Kalb, the award-winning diplomatic correspondent
for NBC News, and Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer of Congregation
B'nai Jeshurun in New York are the headline speakers at the
Women's Division major event on Feb. 19 for the 1986
Federation-UJA Campaign. Kalb ia a widely-regarded and
respected commentator on international affairs while Meyer
received Argentine's "Order of the Liberator San Martin" in
1984 from President Raul Alfonsin. Meyer helped found the
Jewish Committee for Human Rights in Argentina. Approx-
imately 1,000 women are expected to attend the February af-
fairs. All of the women attending the luncheon will be mak-
ing their Federation-UJA pledge prior to Feb. 19. For more
information, call Sheryll Hirschberger at 921-8810.

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY From left, Rabbi Robert Frazin,
president of the Inter-Faith Council of Greater Hollywood;
Beverly Hollander, chairman, Soviet Jewry Committee of the
Federation; Mayor David Keating, City of Hollywood; Feliks
Kushnir, former Soviet refusenik; Jerry Goodman, executive
director of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry; and
Pastor Ed Long, St. John's Lutheran Church.
the Soviets realize that they can
get what they want without giving
anything in return, they need not
allow Soviet Jews to leave at all,
he said. U.S. citizens must speak
out to legislators, government of-
ficials and President Reagan,
Kushnir added.
Human Rights Day for Soviet
Jewry was sponsored by the
Soviet Jewry Committee of the
Jewish Federation of South
Broward and the Inter-Faith
Council of Greater Hollywood.
Beverly Hollander is the chairper-
son of the Soviet Jewry
Rabbi Robert Frazin, president
of the Inter-Faith Council, hosted
the day's event which featured a
presentation by Mayor David
Keating, who declared Human
Rights Day with a proclamation.
The program ended with a
benediction by Pastor Ed Long,
St. John's Lutheran Church.
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Soviet Jewry Update_____
Human Rights Day Focused
Attention on Soviet Jews
Mikhail Gorbachev earlier this
year announced that "no pro-
blems exist in the Soviet Union
and Soviet Jews have full human
rights and the privilege to
That statement as the entire
Jewish community knows is un-
founded, Jerry Goodman, ex-
ecutive director of the National
Conference on Soviet Jewry, said
at the recent Human Rights Day
program at St. Johns Lutheran
For those Soviet Jews who
acknowledge their Jewishness and
wish to live as Jews, Goodman
said, life can only be described as
hell on earth. The Soviet govern-
ment's goal is to destroy the Jews
spiritually by making it impossible
for them to exist as Jews, he
Many of the 400,000 Soviet
lews who applied to emigrate
lave been refused which can lead
m job firings, and imprisonment.
Goodman urged Americans and
all people in the world to ask their
governments the question of how
the Soviet government can be
trusted to honor its treaties, con-
tracts and even its word, when the
Soviets deny even basic rights to
their citizens. We must continue
to fight for Soviet Jews and for
every other person in the Soviet
Union who wishes and yearns for
freedom, he added.
Feliks Kushnir, a former Soviet
refusenik who was allowed to
leave in 1983 and resides in Tel
Aviv, told the audience that he
received his internal ID card at
age 16 which was stamped
"Jewish" instead of Soviet
citizen. This was the first time in
his life he realized that he might
be different. Kushnir explained
that the word "Jew" is used as a
derogatory word, among Soviet
citizens. Anti-Semitic slogans are
daily appearances in newspapers
and Zionism is equated with
When Kushnir was 24 he was
given a book on Jewish history.
Until that time he never realized
that Jews had a history or past.
That night he changed from a
Soviet citizen to a Jew. He began
discussing the possibility of
emigrating to Israel with his
parents who also knew little of
He explained that long before
the actual exit visa is applied for,
families are torn apart physically
and emotionally. You are break-
ing the family chain. When
Kushnir and his family applied, he
was asked to leave his position at
the thermal physics institute
where he worked. After that he
existed by taking menial jobs. His
parents were allowed to leave in
1979, but Kushnir was not allowed
to leave until 1983.
Kushnir suggested that our
government should have stood
firm following the Summit in
Geneva, until the U.S. definitely
saw proof of changes in the ability
of refuseniks to emigrate. When
Visiting Russia?
Soviet Jewish Refuseniks want
to meet American Jews who visit
If you are planning to visit the
Soviet Union, contact the Jewish
Federation of South Broward to
find out how you can meet and
help your fellow Jews in Russia.
Don't be Jews of silence. Con-
tact your brethern.
For more information, please
contact the Jewish Federation of
South Broward at 921-8810.
Reagan Urged to Pardon
Five Rabbis Jailed
For Soviet Protest
NEW YORK (JTA) President
Reagan has been urged to make a
strong statement in support of
Soviet Jewry by issuing a pardon
to five rabbis currently serving a
15-day sentence in a Virginia
prison for demonstrating within
500 feet of the Soviet Embassy in
Washington. The plea, in a
telegram to the President, was
made by the Rabbinical Assembly
and the Central Conference of
American Rabbis, the Conser-
vative and Reform rabbinical
organizations, respectively. A
similar plea was issued by the Stu-
dent Struggle for Soviet Jewry.
At the same time, B'nai B'rith
International denounced the
sentences handed down to the 22
rabbis and one Lutheran minister
last month by a District of Colum-
bia judge. The judge offered along
with the fine and probation, a
suspended sentence to all the pro-
testors, but the five opted to take
the 15 days in jail to dramatize the
plight of Soviet Jews who, they
said, are not entitled to suspended
sentences in the Soviet Union.
Meanwhile, members of the Stu-
dent Struggle for Soviet Jewry
and the Hebrew Institute of
Riverdale recently staged a
"flames of freedom" demonstra-
tion outside the Soviet diplomatic
compound in the Bronx in support
of the five imprisoned rabbis. The
rabbis are in the Petersburg
Prison in Virginia. They are in the
minimum security section, receiv-
ing kosher food and doing
maintenance work.
YIDDISH WEEKEND Above is the National Yiddish Book
Center which has been collecting and saving Yiddish books.
Temple Beth El is planning a Yiddish Weekend for Jan.
10-12. For more information, call the temple at 920-8225.
Yiddish Weekend Set
For Temple Beth El
Temple Beth El is having its Third Annual Yiddish Weekend
which has been made possible by the generosity of Temple
members, Ruth and Arnold Picker. The featured speaker will be
Aaron Lansky, the young founder and executive director of the
National Yiddish Book Center.
Lansky is involved with the revival of the Yiddish language and
collecting Yiddish books from all sources in order to revive this in-
terest. Through letters to Jewish authors, press releases and
travelling around the country in a van to collect the books, the
volumes began coming in, slowly at first and then at a rapidly ac-
celerated pace. The young directors and workers at the Center
are passionately interested in Yiddish culture. According to one
of the directors, "Yiddish was the language of 80 percent of all
Eastern European Jews for the last 1,000 years. Yiddish has a
particular viewpoint that comes right from the heart and soul of
the Jewish people, a viewpoint that can't be captured in any other
The weekend will begin with a lecture by Lansky at the Shabbat
service on Friday evening, Jan. 10, and on Saturday afternoon at
3:30 p.m. with a lecture/slide presentation.
On Sunday evening, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m., the Yiddish weekend
will conclude with the showing of a Yiddish musical comedy film,
Jolly Paupers (Freylehke Kabtsonim), with English subtitles. The
film, which is a rare, surviving feature film, was originally pro-
duced in Poland in 1937 and restored only recently. Refreshments
will be served after the movie.
All three events of the Yiddish Weekend are open to the public.
Jewish Film Festival
Planned for Beth El
ZOA Opposes AZF
Membership Drive
Zionist Organization of America
called on the American Zionist
Federation to drop any plans for a
membership campaign of its own,
warning that such a drive "would
jeopardize the role of the AZF as
an umbrella body that functions
solely on the basis of a consensus
of its constituents.
A spokesperson for the AZF
told the Jewish Telegraphic Agen-
cy that the AZF constitution con-
tains a clause allowing for
membership-at-large registration.
The spokesperson also pointed out
that, while there has been a sug-
gestion by some people that the
AZF undertake an independent
membership campaign, "there is
no plan before us at this time to do
so, no organized position," and no
formal discussion.
The action came in a resolution
adopted by the ZOA's National
Executive Committee which met
here in conjunction with the Pan-
American convention of the
World Union of General Zionists.
A spokesman for the ZOA said he
understood that the AZF is con-
sidering a membership drive and
would permit individuals to enroll
directly as members of the AZF
rather than as members of AZF
constituent organizations.
The Adult Education Commit-
tee of Temple Beth El will be
sponsoring a film festival entitled
the "American Jewish Experience
- Laugh 'Til You Cry."
The film festival will begin this
month and run through March.
The film schedule is:
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 7:30 pm
The Heart of New York.
The vaudeville team of Smith
and Dale and ex-vaudevillian
George Sidney are united in this
comedy of Jewish ghetto life in
America. Sidney plays Mendel, a
plumber, whose invention of a
washing machine catapults him
from poverty to Park Avenue.
Along for the ride are Smith and
S/i '.'fSchnaPP3" and
btrudel itinerant marriage
brokers and matchmakers. Based
on David Freeman's play, Mendel
Wednesday Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m.
I he Angel Levine
Starring Zero Hostel, Harry
Belafonte, and Ida Kaminska, and
adapted from Bernard Malamud's
allegorical story. A po^nant film
that explores the bitterness of ag-
ing and life's .disappointments.
The bitterness tale concerns the
efforts of a black angel named
Levine to restore the faith of an
elderly Jewish tailor. The clash
between two such disparate
characters is humorous and heart-
Wednesday, March 12, 7:30 p.m.
Gentleman's Agreement
Starring Greogry Peck,
Dorothy McGuire and John Gar-
field. A sensitive portrayal of a
magazine writer who encounters
the reality of anti-Semitism when
he pretends to be Jewish in order
to gather material for an article.
No easy solutions are found, but
the situation is dealt with in a
realistic way. One of the first
Hollywood films to attack anti-
All of the films will be shown in
the Tobin Auditorium of the Tem-
ple, 1351 S. 14th Ave., Hollywood.
Three films cost $4 if tickets are
purchased in advance or at the
first film. Tickets cost $2 for each
film if purchased at the door.
Tickets are available at the Tem-
ple office.

Temple Update
Friday, January 3, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South Broward-Hollywood Page 13
Congregation Levi
Friday evening services are at
5:15 p.m., Saturday morning at 9
a.m. and Saturday evening at 5:15
p.m. Weekday services are at 7:55
a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Sunday even-
ing services are at 8:30 p.m.
A new class has begun in Bible
study. It will be held every morn-
ing after services at 9 a.m., and
Saturday afternoon at 4:45 p.m.
Other classes include: Sundays
Tanya at 8 a.m., Tuesdays
Tanya for Ladies at 7:30 p.m.;
Wednesdays Mishna at 7:80
a.m.; Wednesdays Talmud at
7:30 p.m.; Thursdays Code of
Jewish Law at 7:30 a.m.; and
Maimonides Book of Mitzvoth
Daily at 5:30 p.m.
Evening Yeshiva for boys 10-16
began last month and is held on
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Geared for
local South Broward boys on all
scholastic levels, the program will
be run by rabbinical students of
the Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater
Last month, Chabad of South
Broward sponsored an Army of
Hashem Hanukkah party for local
boys and girls. Attended by more
than 65 children and some
parents, it was a total success.
The South Florida Hassidic
Hanukkah Festival was attended
by some 3,500 people. In addition
to the kindling of Florida's largest
Menorah, and the attendance of
many local dignitaries including
Miami Dolphin player Mike
Kozlowski, the program also
featured a Hanukkah message to
Congregation Levi Yitzchok-
Lubavitch by President Reagan,
as well as Gov. Bob Graham.
Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus,
who began the program by
reading a message from the
Lubavitcher Rebbe, expressed the
following about the lively
festival," "Thanks go to the
scores of people who made this
night an inspirational success, we
opened the souls of hundreds of
Jews with the lighting of the
Menorah, and made every Jew
present more proud and commit-
ted to his/her Yiddishkeit.'^-For
synagogue information phone
To Dial-A-Jewish-Story in South
Broward phone 931-2938. New
stories can be heard every Sunday
and Wednesday. The project is
sponsored by Chabad of South
Jewish Center
The next attraction offered by
the Hallandale Jewish Center on
Jan. 12 will be a talented singer
nicknamed "The Swinging Can-
tor." It's the first appearance of
this gifted entertainer David
Curtis in the area, and he
comes with a background of
engagements at supper clubs,
hotels and private functions.
Although David Curtis is a
young man, he brings a lifetime of
Jewish experience in the songs of
his people. His enchanting tenor
voice and magnetic personality
assures an evening of stellar
entertainment. His versatility
ranges from semi-classical to
opera, Broadway show tunes to
romantic ballads, with an
astonishing charisma.
His repertoire of Hebrew, Yid-
dish and cantorial selections make
David Curtis "a must" for theater
goers, and a very, very pleasant
evening is in store for ticket
Also on the stage this evening
will be comedian Eddie Barton
from that well-known New
York duo, "The Barton
Don't miss this show 7:15
P.m., Jan. 12, 416 NE 8 Ave.,
Hallandale. All seats are reserved.
Call the Temple Office for reser-
vations 454-9100.
Jewish Center
The fourth lecture of Hallan-
dale Jewish Center's Lecture
Series will be delivered by Dr.
Yehuda Shamir, a recognized ex-
pert on "The Dead Sea Scrolls, on
Monday, Jan. 6, at 7:30 p.m. (416
NE 8 Ave., Hallandale.)
Dr. Shamir earned his BA
degree at the Hebrew University
in Jerusalem where he also did
some graduate work specializing
in Jewish history, general history,
Jewish philosophy and the Kab-
balah. He continued his studies at
Dropsie College in Philadelphia,
majoring in Jewish History,
Philosophy and Arabic and
Islamic Studies, receiving his PhD
in 1971. He has taught in univer-
sities in Texas, Ohio and Florida,
and is currently a visiting
associate professor at Barry
University in its graduate pro-
gram of Jewish studies.
Professor Shamir has written
and published extensively in many
areas of Judaica and has lectured
in Israel, where he was born, the
U.S. and elsewhere. He has made
a special study of "The Dead
Scrolls," the subject of his lecture
at the Hallandale Jewish Center,
emphasizing their unique
The lecture is open to the public.
Those who have registered for the
program need only show their
cards; all others will be asked to
contribute $1 at the door to help
cover expenses. For further infor-
mation, please call 454-9100.
Temple Beth Ahm
Sabbath Services will be Fri-
day, Jan. 3, at 8 p.m. with Rabbi
Avraham Kapnek officiating and
Cantor Stuart Kanas chanting the
Liturgy. During services we will
have the installation of Temple Of-
ficers and Board of Trustees and
Sisterhood Officers and Board
Temple Officers and Board
Members are: President, Andrew
Medvin Executive Vice Presi-
dent, Philip Sacks Recor-
ding/Corresponding Secretary,
Florence Koplo Financial
Secretary, Gary Kasap
Treasurer, Alan Jotkoff
Religious Vice President, Paul
Barkowitz House Vice Presi-
dent, Joel Miller Education
Vice President, Robert Salamon
Membership Vice President,
Nathan Kaye Youth Vice Presi-
dent, Larry Willis Ways and
Means Vice President, Dr. Barney
Board Members: Toby
Berkowitz, Michael Flash, Dr. Ed-
ward Gardner, Marilyn
Goldschein, Mark Nemet, Dr.
Neuman Pollack, Angela Roth,
Steven Engle, Jack Goldstein,
Howard Greenberg, Harvey Har-
ris, Marjorie Helfan, Harold Lans,
Howard Lesser, Alan Methelis,
Paul Scherman, Arnie Simon,
Joseph Benalt, Stanely Gruberg,
and Kenneth Hurewitz
Gabbais: Milton Senfeld and
Oscar Bobis
Sisterhood: President,
Stephanie Miller, Ways and
Means, Lenore Adler
Treasurer, Maria Pollack
Recording Secreatry, Lynne
Greenberg Corresponding
Secretary, Ellen Hurewitz Pro-
gram, Lynn Rose Membership,
Miriam Scherman ECP, Linda
Medvin Gift Shop, Diane
Salamon and Jacquie Kapnek
Publicity, Gail Pine Oneg Shab-
bat, Susan Yanklewitz
Hospitality, Sydelle Kramer
Education Committee, Helen
Zevator and Mimi Gelbman and
Library, Renee Flash
Saturday morning services on
Jan. 4 continue at 8:45 a.m.
Daily Minyan services are at 8
Sunday Religious School
resumes on Jan. 5 with weekday
religious school resuming on Mon-
day, Jan. 6.
Sabbath Services will be Friday,
Jan. 10 at 8 p.m. with Rabbi
Avraham Kapnek officiating and
Cantor Stuart Kanas chanting the
Liturgy. During services we will
have all our Religious School
students participate as we
celebrate Family Services.
Services continue Saturday
morning, Jan. 11, at 8:45 a.m.
On Saturday evening, Jan. 11,
at 8 p.m. the Sisterhood will have
a Middle East Cafe evening.
Daily Minyan services are at 8
Adult Education classes are
every Thursday morning and
Thursday evening. For more in-
formation please call the Temple
office 431-5100.
Temple Beth El
The Sisterhood of Temple
Beth El is sponsorinig a Luncheon
and Card Party in the Tobin
Auditorium of the Temple, 1351
14th Ave., Hollywood, Tuesday,
Jan. 28, at noon, for the benefit of
its "Service To The Blind"
The program consists of a corp
of volunteer women who work as
Braille writers, recorders and
binders to produce books and
records for the sightless. All re-
quests for the visually handicap-
ped are filled free of charge, and
many materials are sent to the
Blind Division of the Library of
Congress, the Jewish Braille In-
stitute, Nova School and the
Broward County Library for the
blind and physically handicapped.
The program is funded by the
Sisterhood through donations and
luncheon ticket sales. The public is
invited. Donation: $5 per person.
For tickets and reservations,
please call Esther Mintz,
983-8920, or Temple office,
920-8225 944-7773. Deadline
for reservations is Friday, Jan.
Temple Beth Shalom
Dr. Morton Malavsky, spiritual
leader of Temple Beth Shalom,
1400 N. 46 Ave., Hollywood, will
conduct services this weekend,
assisted by Cantor Irving Gold,
chanting the liturgical portions.
The membership year will begin
Jan. 1 and inquiries are invited
regarding dues structure covering
families, seasonals and singles.
High Holy Day tickets are includ-
ed in yearly membership.
Beth Shalom is havng a raffle,
"Opportunity '86." The winner
will receive a trip to Israel for
two, departing June 23, returning
July 7, led by Dr. Malavsky, who
will serve as tour leader. Call
Temple office, 981-6111, and
speak with executive secretary
Sylvia S. Senick, for additional in-
formation. Limited number of raf-
fles are being sold.
Services are held weekdays in
the Jack Shapiro Chapel at 7:30
a.m. For mincha-maariv, please
call Rabbi Alberto Cohen,
Tickets are on sale for the Beth
Shalom Players presentation of
The Pajama Game, produced by
Michael Goldsmith, staged and
directed by Tim Davis. Call Bernie
Fisher, 983-6797, Frema Sokoloff,
989-3320 or Michael Goldsmith,
920-6820 for tickets. For special
group sales, call Harvey Rafofsky,
961-8125. Shows will be held in
the Hollywood Hills High School
Auditorium, on Saturday, Feb. 22,
8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m.;
Saturday, March 1, 8 p.m. and
Sunday, March 2, 3 p.m.
Good, used merchandise is need-
ed for the Academy Bargain Shop,
3221 NW 75 Terrace, Davie and
tax deductions are given. Call Ron
Cahn, 966-2200 for informatin
and pick up. Great buys available
during store hours: Sunday, noon
to 6 p.m.; Monday through Fri-
day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 6
p.m. to 9 p.m.
Moshe Waldoks
Temple Sinai
Our first scholar-in-residence
weekend for the New Year will
take place Friday, Jan. 3, through
Sunday, Jan. 5. Our guest speaker
is Dr. Moshe Waldoks, who is
president of the Corporation for
Jewish Broadcasting and is co-
editor and annotator of "The Big
Book of Jewish Humor" and also
contributed to "The Second
Jewish Catalog" and "The Hand-
book of Jewish Theology." Dr.
Waldoks is an assistant professor
of Jewish studies at Clark Univer-
sity in Worcester, Mass. He has
also lectured at the College of Ho-
ly Cross, Brandeis University and
the Hebrew College of Boston. Dr.
Waldoks was recently appointed a
visiting fellow at the Center for
Judaic Studies at Boston Univer-
sity and is also an associate of the
National Jewish Resource Center
founded by Irving Greenberg and
Elie Wiesel. Please call the Tem-
pic office for more information on
this exciting event.
Friday evening services take
place at 8 p.m. with Rabbi Richard
J. Margolis and Cantor Misha
Alexandrovich officiating. Satur-
day morning services begin at 9
am. and all are welcome. Daily
Minyan services are at 8:25 am.
and 5 p.m. in the Louis Zinn
On Mondav, Jan. 6, the
Sisterhood will hold its monthly
meeting at 1 p.m. in the Lipman
Youth Wing.
Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 8 p.m.
The Middle East Update, with
guest speaker, Asher Nairn, will
be held in the Main Sanctuary.
Nairn is minister of information at
the Israeli Embassy in
Washington, D.C. and the general
community is welcome. There is
no charge for the evening.
The Sisterhood Torah Fund
Luncheon will be held at noon
Tuesday, Jan. 14 in the Haber
Karp Hall. Mary Feldman is chair-
man and Julia Perolman, long-
time member of Temple Sinai and
the Sisterhood Board, will be the
Cantor Misha Alexandrovich
will present his Second Annual
Concert at Temple Sinai on Sun-
day, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m. He will be
accompanied by Luz Morales, In-
ternational soprano, who will sing
several solos and a duet with the
cantor. Chairpersons of the event
are Bertha Widlitz and Joseph
Kleiman, and tickets are available
at the Temple office and boutique.
Temple Solel
Family night Shabbat worship
service will begin at 7:30 p.m.,
Friday, Jan. 3. Rabbi Robert P.
Frazin will conduct the worshop
service. Cantor Israel Rosen will
chant the liturgical portion of the
The Oneg Shabbat following the
service will be hosted by Dr. and
Mrs. Robert Maliner, in honor of
their son Robert, and Mr. and
Mrs. David Harris, in honor of
their son Gregory.
Shabbat morning worship ser-
vice will begin at 10:30 am.,
Saturday, Jan. 4. During this ser-
vice Robert Oliver Maliner, son of
Robert and Gail Maliner and
Gregory Alan Harris, son of David
and Lois Harris will be called to
the Torah to become B'nai
Robert is in the 8th grade at
Olsen and in the 8th grade of the
Abe and Grace Durbin School of
Living Judaism.
Gregory is in the 7th grade at
Plantation Middle and in the 7th
grade of the Abe and Grace Dur-
bin School of Living Judaism. On
Jan. 5, the Youth Group will hold
a Kiddy Movie from noon to 3 p.m.
On Wednesday, Jan. 29, the
Sisterhood of Temple Solel will
sponsor a combined Luncheon and
Theatre Party. At 11:30 am.,
there will be a lovely luncheon at
the Diplomat Country Club.
Following lunch, we will see a
musical entitled "Baby" at the
Ruth Forman Playhouse. Tickets
for both the luncheon and play will
be available through the Temple
office at 989-0205. Chairperson
for this day is Renee Inkier.
Columbian Jews Turn to
World Jewry for Help
Jewish community of Colombia
has appealed to the Jews of the
United States for help with
"Bricks for Colombia," a project
of self-help housing for people
made homeless by the volcano
that buried the town of Armero,
according to an announcement
made here recently by Dr. Saul
Cohen, executive vice president of
the American Jewish Joint
Distribution Committee.
Cohen said the proposed project
was outlined to the JDC by Israeli
humanitarian and peace activist
Abie Nathan, following a tour of
the devastated area by a team of
Israeli volunteers. "Since the cost
of the project, an estimated
$500,000, is beyond the means of
the small Colombian Jewish com-
munity, they have turned to the
Jewish communities of North
American and Israel for help,"
said Cohen.
"The 'Bricks for Colombia' pro-
ject," he added, "will consist of a
brick factory located on high
ground between the towns of
Lerida and Guayabal, where the
survivors of Armero will build
new homes. The factory will
employ 200 people for a period of
at least 10 months, producing an
estimated 5 million bricks. These
will be supplied free to the
homeless families. The Colombian
government," said Cohen, "has
agreed to transport the bricks to
the building sites, and will provide
roads, foundations, sewage and

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Community Dateline

Bnai Zion
Sen. Lawton Chiles will be
honored as the recipient of the
America-Israel Friendship Award
by the Southeast Region of Bnai
Zion at its Fifth Annual Mid-
Winter Conference in the Crystal
Ballroom of Pier 66 Hotel and
Marina in Fort Lauderdale on
Sunday, Jan. 19, at 10 a.m., an-
nounced Bnai Zion Regional
President, Arthur Y. Klein, and
Conference Chairman Carl
Fisher. This Year's Conference
theme is "America-Israel: Peace
Unity Cooperation."
Bnai Zion, a major fraternal
non-political American zionist
organization, sponsors 40 major
projects in Israel, including the
Home for Retarded Children in
Rosh Ha'ayin; Beit Halochem, the
Rehabilitation Centers for the
disabled Israeli War Veterans and
the Haifa Medical Center.
Registration for the Gala lun-
cheon begins at 10 a.m. Contribu-
tion of $22.50 includes a full
course luncheon and musical
entertainment. The event is open
to the public.
For further information and
reservations, phone the Bnai Zion
Regional office at 456-1999.
The Hollydale Chapter of
American Jewish Congress will
hold its next meeting on Monday,
Jan. 27 at Galahad South, 3801 S.
Ocean Drive. Gil Elan, Southeast
regional manager of AJCongress
Travel Program, will do .a
travelogue on Israel and other
sites on its itinerary.
Aging Leadership
Walter W. Falck has been
elected president of the Areawide
Council on Aging which ad-
ministers Broward's Area Agency
on Aging. The other new officers
for 1986 include: Thelma Daniel,
first vice president; Audrey
Millsaps, second vice president;
Ben Portner, third vice president;
Douglas Gross, treasurer; Alan
Brass, secretary; and Judge Ar-
thur Birken, parliamentarian.
The Advisory Council to the
Area Agency has elected Leonard
s Miller to serve as chair for a se-
cond term and Lois Hirst to in-
itiate a year as vice chair. The
Council makes recommendations
to the Aiea Agency and acts as an
advocate on behalf of senior
The new leadership of both
groups will be installed at a com-
memorative dinner scheduled
Tuesday evening, Jan. 14, at
Justins Restaurant in Sunrise.
Reservations are $17 per person.
For further information regar-
ding the dinner, interested per-
sons may call Edith Lederberg at
Senior Services
The Area Agency on Aging is
the prime planning and advocacy
body for over 351,000 elders
residing in Broward. Candy
Rechtschaffer is the executive
director of the nonprofit organiza-
tion which funds senior programs
throughout the county.
One of the services provided
through the Area Agency's pro-
jects is Information and Referral.
People seeking assistance regar-
ding elderly concerns, may call
one of the following numbers for
assistance: Northeast County,
427-3110; Northwest County,
973-0300; Central County;
463-0284; Southeast County,
921-6518; Southeast County,
Continuing a program
established 12 years ago, HIAS
(the Hebrew Immigrant Aid
Society) is inviting applications
for its 1986 Scholarship Awards.
The scholarship will be presented
at the organization's 106th annual
meeting, which will be held in
New York on March 12. In an-
nouncing the awards, Robert L.
Israeloff, HIAS president, ex-
plained that each carries a $500
stipend. Those eligible to apply for
the scholarship awards are HIAS-
assisted refugees who have settl-
ed here since 1976 and have made
special progress in their adjust-
ment to life in the United States.
Applications and further infor-
mation may be obtained by
writing to HIAS Scholarship
Awards, HIAS, 200 Park Avenue
South, New York, N.Y. 10003.
Completed applications should be
returned to HIAS, postmarked no
later than Jan. 8. Award winners
will be notified no later than Feb.
21, 1986.
HIAS is the international
migration agency of the organized
Jewish community.
Na'amat U.S.A.
Changing its name from
Pioneer Women/Na'amat to
Na'amat U.S.A. was voted by an
overwhelming number of more
than 700 delegates who took part
in the organization's 29th biennial
convention which recently ended
in Israel, according to national
vice president Harriet Green of
Miami Beach.
Mrs. Green headed a delegation
of nearly 62 South Floridians who
participated in the 10-day con-
ference held in Jerusalem, Tel
Aviv and at Na'amat installations
in other Israeli kibbutzim,
moshavim and cities.
The name change of the
American affiliate of Na'amat,
which provides health, education,
cultural and welfare services to
more than 80 percent of Israel's
working women, youth and
children, "was instituted for bet-
ter identification with our sister
organization, and to unify our
name with similar bodies which
function in Great Britain, Canada,
France and several other nations
around the world," Mrs. Green
Mrs. Green presided at a major
plenary session at which she
reported that Na'amat had achiev-
ed its national fundraising goal of
$7 million for the two years which
ended this fall. It was the greatest
amount raised in the 60-year
history of Na'amat U.S.A., an
organization once headed by
former in Israeli Premier Golda
With more than 800,000 dues-
paying members in Israel, the
United States and other free
countries, Na'amat is the largest
Jewish women's organization in
the world.
Offices of Na'amat U.S.A. for
the Southeast are located at 605
Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, Fla.
33139. Additional information
may be obtained at 538-6213.
Women's ORT
The Sandpiper Chapter of
Women's American ORT will hold
its monthly meeting on Jan. 6 at 1
p.m. at the Broward Federal Sav-
ings and Loan Building, 10050
Pines Blvd. Coffee and desert will
be served and the program will be
an interesting talk from Vice
President Jeanne Hoffman on
"Living in a Moslem World," bas-
ed on her personal experiences.
The International ORT Net-
work is comprised of 800 voca-
tional and technical schools in 19
countries. Womens' American
ORT, founded in 1927, is the
largest of voluntary groups in 40
Guests are welcome. For fur-
ther details, call 431-5141.
Magen David
The Hashomer Chapter of the
American Magen David is spon-
soring its Annual Yearly Dinner-
Dance at the Hilton Hotel, 4000 S.
Ocean Drive, Hollywood, on Sun-
day, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m.
The purpose of this affair is to
support the Magen David Adorn in
Israel. It is the only Blood Bank
and Ambulance Service in Israel.
Please send your reservations
together with check for $18 (Chai)
to Mrs. Hilda Bloom, chairman,
1833 S. Ocean Drive, Apartment
406, Hallandale, 33009, no later
than Friday, Jan. 10.
Douglas Gardens
Fred D. Hirt, executive direc-
tor of the Miami Jewish Home and
Hospital for the Aged at Douglas
Gardens, was recently named as
president-elect of the North
American Association of Jewish
Homes and Housing for the Aged
NAAJHHA is the nation-wide
organization of non-profit
facilities that provide residential
and long-term care for the elderly.
"Here and abroad, NAAJHHA
is a respected advocate for the
welfare of the elderly," noted
Hirt. "Its membership roster
boasts some of the finest geriatric
facilities in the world, all of which
work toward one common goal
improving the quality of life for
our elderly. I am honored to have
been nominated for this office by
those I hold in such esteem."
Hirt has been executive director
of the Miami Jewish Home and
Hospital for the Aged since 1969.
The South Broward Chapter of
the American Society for Tech-
nion, Women's Division, will hold
its Bas Mitzvah Medical Engineer-
ing Project Luncheon on Tuesday,
Jan. 21, at noon at the Diplomat
Hotel. Donation: $20. For reser-
vations, please call 456-0269 or
Bnai Zion
Harry Matinsky Simcha
Chapter No. 204 will resume its
Dance and Social on Sunday, Jan.
5, at the Plaza Ballroom at 5460
N. State Road 7, Plaza Central
Mall, Ft. Lauderdale, at 7:30 p.m.
Coffee Hour. Donation: $4. For in-
formation, call 741-1136.
Middle East
Update Set
For Jan.8
Asher Nairn, minister for infor-
mation at the Israeli Embassy in
Washington, will be the guest
speaker at the Middle East Up-
date on Jan. 8 at Temple Sinai.
From 1981-85, Nairn was the
director for the Department of In-
formation in the Ministry for
Foreign Affairs. He then became
minister for information at the
He has served as a cultural and
press attache at the Israeli Em-
bassy in Japan, where he also
studied the Chinese and Japanese
cultures and far eastern interna-
tional relations at Sophia Univer-
sity. He has also served as a
representaive of Israel in both
Uganda and Kenya.
Previously, he served as the
consul general of Israel in
Philadelphia, which covered Ohio,
Pennsylvania, Delaware, Ken-
tucky, West Virginia and
southern New Jersey.
There is no charge for the Mid-
dle East Update which will begin
at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at
Temple Sinai, 1201 Johnson
Family Life Outlook
By Dr. Clifford S. Golden
Jewish Family Service
Throughout our lives, from birth to death, we all pass through
certain stages. During each stage of our life there are specific
tasks that we must accomplish and needs that we must fulfill.
As the expected life span continues to increase, the period of
later adulthood (51 plus) becomes much longer and allows us the
opportunities to grow, develop, and realize our untapped poten-
tials. This state of later adulthood, often coinciding with partial or
full retirement, can be one of the most rewarding times of our life
as we apply our wealth of previous experiences to everyday living.
Why then do so many people in this stage of later adulthood feel
that their lives are over? Why are people saying, "If I knew then
what I know now, things would be different," when they should
be saying, "I will do my beat with what I have now to enjoy the
rest of my life." The period of later adulthood, with many realistic
concerns, ranging from reduced income to family communication
problems, should not be looked upon as "The End." The period of
later adulthood is becoming one of the longest periods in our life,
and as Pablo Picasso, Charlie Chaplin, and Gary Grant can con-
firm, quite exciting.
Retirement means more leisure time to invest in old activities
which you have enjoyed, or new ones you always wanted to start.
It may mean more tennis, golf, fishing, cards or boating. Retire-
ment may mean new and rewarding experiences. Perhaps you
always wanted to study a specific subject or take a certain trip
now is the time!
If, however, you are like so many others who find themselves in
later adulthood, not sure how you got there or where you are go-
ing, perhaps you should call Jewish Family Service. We can help
you to evaluate your concerns and goals. Please give us a call at
our Hollywood office, 966-0956, Fort Lauderdale office,
749-1005; or Deerfield Beach office, 427-8508.
The Jewish Family Service of Broward County is affiliated with
The Jewish Federation of South Broward, the United Way of
Broward County and the Jewish Federation of Greater Fort
Arab Birth Rate Exceeds
Jewish Rate in Israel
Arab birth rate in Israel and the
administered territories exceeds
that of Jews, according to the
latest figures released recently by
the Central Bureau of Statistics.
Last year there were 78,600 bir-
ths among the Arab population
compared to 74,500 Jewish births.
About 24,000 of the Arabs were
born in Israel proper and 30,400
in the West Bank. The balance of
Arab births was in the Gaza Strip.
Demographic experts expect this
trend to continue in the coming
years. Last year 3,472,000 Jews
lived in Israel and the territories
compared to 2 million Arabs
under Israeli jurisdiction.
Candle Lighting Time
Jan. 3 5:23 p.m.
Jan. 10 5:28 p.m.
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y, January 3, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South Broward-Hollywood Page 15
Frances Rosenzweig
Evelyn T. Isgur
Israel Bonds Notebook
General chairman Maxwell
Taraza announced recently that
Emil Cohen will be guest enter-
tainer at the Night for Israel
which will be held in the Plaza
Towers Recreation Building on
Sunday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. at 1833
S. Ocean Drive in Hallandale.
Cohen, listed in Who's Who of
World Jewry, is a native of Wilm-
ington, Del. He presents a pro-
gram finding its origins in both
American and Yiddish cultures.
Because of their dedication,
devotion and recommitment to
the growth and development of
Israel, all past honorees of Plaza
Towers will be honored and
presented with the Israel Leader-
ship Award.
The event is sponsored by the
Plaza Towers Israel Bonds Com-
mittee. Ruth Suss is chairman of
the North Building and Joseph
Jacobs is chairman of the South
Building. Refreshments will be
served, and everyone is welcome.
Chairmen Julius Jacobs,
Abraham Mallet and Ben
Rabinowitz recently announced
that Sea Air Towers will honor
Evelyn T. Isgur at an Israel Bonds
Night For Israel Sunday evening,
Jan 12, at 8 p.m.
For her caring manner, her
dedication and devotion to the
growth and development of Israel,
Mrs. Isgur will be presented with
the Israel Bonds Scroll of Honor.
Eddie Schaffer, popular
humorist and raconteur, will
entertain. Refreshments will be
served, and everyone is welcome.
Louis Detkin, Irving Fife, Tess
Gilman, Rose Rabinowitz and Dr.
Nathan Ross are co-chairmen. The
event is sponsored by the Sea Air
Towers Israel Bonds Committee.
Because of their dedication to
the highest ideals of Jewish and
communal life, Ruth Friedman
and Frances Rosenzweig will be
honored at the Israel Bonds Night
for Israel at the Olympus Rotun-
da, Three Islands Boulevard in
Hallandale, Thursday, Jan. 23, at
8 p.m. They will be presented with
the coveted Israel Heritage
Emil Cohen, popular humorist
and raconteur will spark the even-
ing's festivities. Refreshments
will be served, and everyone is
welcome. Samuel Aptner and
Julius Brenner are chairpersons.
Carl Grossberg
Riverside Founder
Passes At 87
Carl Grossberg, one of the
founders and chairman of the
Board of Riverside Memorial
Chapels of New York and Florida,
passed.away December 22, at 87
years of age.
Mr. Grossberg was nationally
known and acclaimed for his many
good works in the Jewish com-
munity, as well as for the Jewish
Funeral Directors Association.
Some of his varied activities in-
cluded serving as vice president of
the New York Board of Rabbis,
founder and trustee of Park East
Synagogue, board member of
Temple Shaaray Tefila, and The
Actors Temple, and honorary
president of The Jewish Funeral
Directors of America.
He was the husband of the late
Faye Grossberg. He is survived by
his children Larry and Elaine,
grandchildren Julie, Robert and
Douglas Grossberg, and Stephen,
Anna and Susan Roth. Services
were held at the Riverside
Amsterdam Avenue Chapel on
Tuesday, December 23. In atten-
dance were more than 20 rabbis
and a large number of colleagues
from across the country.
In Remembrance .. .
The employees and officers of Riverside Memorial
Chapels of Florida mourn the Jots of their beloved
Chairman and mentor Carl Grossberg.
Hit kindness and compassion, aa wall aa the sage
guidance ha gave to all of ua, will ever live In
our memories.
May the Almighty grant Carl Grossberg the rest
and peace ha so richly earned with his good deads
and many philanthropic endeavors.
Riverside Memorial Chapala
Alfred Golden, President
Leo Hack, Exec. V.P.
Steven Mack, Qan. Mgr.

Ruth Friedman
State of
Israel Bonds
Dr. Robert Pollock, chairman,
recently announced that Hallmark
will honor the New B'nai B'rith
Harry S. Truman Unit No. 5321
Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m.
in the Social Hall, 3800 S. Ocean
Drive, Hollywood. William Seitles
is president of the unit.
Sol Robinson, author and expert
on the Middle East, will be the
truest speaker.
Refreshments will be served,
and everyone is welcome. The
Salute to Israel event is sponsored
by Hallmark B'nai B'rith Harry S.
Truman Unit and the Israel Bond
Israel has made tremendous
strides under the national unity
government in stabilizing its
troubled economy. There are
signs that the corner has been
turned and Israel's outlook can
now be described as hopeful.
The role of Israel Bonds in this
heartening development is signifi-
cant. As its has since 1951, when
David Ben-Gurion established the
Bond Organization as a
mechanism for the American
Jewish community to participate
in the economic building of the
young state, bonds is channeling
vitally-needed capital for jobs in
the development towns and for in-
dustries that have the most poten-
tial for further improving Israel's
economic position: electronics, ad-
vanced high-tech, agricultural in-
novation and other state-of-the-
Bond proceeds, channeled
through Israel's Development
Budget, have now injected more
than $7.5 billion into the nation's
economic bloodstream, a vital
source of strength that is needed
today more than ever before.
The American-Jewish communi-
ty has been rallying to Israel's
cause in its effort to achieve
economic recovery and self-
sufficiency. But a pledge does not
help Israel until it is paid. Israel's
crying need is for cash through
the immediate fulfillment of all
Bond commitments.
History is in the making as
Israel, backed by her friends,
emerges from economic crisis into
Now is the time for all pur-
chasers of Israel bonds to send
their checks to the local Bond of-
fice, so that at this important mo-
ment in the history of Israel, we
can say, "I'm doing my part for
State of Israel Bonds Office is
located at 1747 Van Buren Street,
Hollywood, FL 33020. The phone
number is 920-9820.
We Hope
You Never Need Us 1
But If You Do
Call Mrs. Evelyn Sarasohn
City Memorial
SeMonument, Inc.
7bl0 Nortneast 2nd Avenue
hii l.olieci
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Tradition, it's what
makes us Jews. That's
why we're beside you
when you need us
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Real Involvement is
zvith the Living.
Memorial Chapel
Dad* Broward Palm Beach New Mb*


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U.S. Trying to Get Israel
Continued from Page 1
and the need to have
Palestinian representation
as part of a Jordanian-
Palestinian delegation at
every step of the negotia-
tions. He said the issue of
the U.S. meeting with a
joint Jordanian-Palestinian
delegation first has been
relegated to "the sidelines"
as being an "unnecessary
complicating factor."
That meeting never came
about because the U.S.
would not approve the list of
Palestinians sent to
Washington by Hussein
becuase most of the names
were of members of the
Palestine Liberation
Organization. The official
noted that the Palestinian
representatives for the joint
delegation is still one of the
major issues to be resolved.
But, he stressed, "there are
a lot of serious, credible,
substantial leaders in the
Palestinian community,
men who are very seriously
interested in working out a
peaceful negotiation." He
warned against getting
"hung up on labels as some
parties have."
Although the Administra-
tion had talked earlier of
achieving direct negotia-
tions by the end of this year,
the official said progress
had been made "despite the
background of violence"
that had marred the year in
the Mideast. He said the ter-
rorist acts over the year
"both distract you from the
peace process and spur you
He stressed, "The basic
condition for progress is
there the commitment of
both Prime Minister
(Shimon) Peres and King
Hussein to the goal of direct
negotiations without a
guaranteed outcome and to
making every effort to
achieve it."
He added that "no matter
how much effort this Ad-

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ministration extends to
seeking to bring the two
sides together, no matter
how effective our efforts
might be, it is basically the
desire of the parties
themselves to resolve their
differences that is going to
spell success or failure.
He stressed that the U.S.
was not concerned about
next September when,
under Israel's unity govern-
ment agreement, Peres is
replaced as Premier by
Foreign Minister Yitzhak
Shamir. He noted that
Peres' participation in the
peace process is on the basis
of the coalition agreement.
"I can't imagine any Israeli
government not pursuing an
opportunity for peace, he
Nor did the official see a
deadline of March 1, when
the Congressional resolu-
Orthodox Rabbi Urges
tion barring an arms sale to
Jordan, unless that country
begins negotiations with
Israel, runs out. However,
he said, Jordan needs the
arms to show it has the full
support of the U.S.
The official said Egypt
was trying to help Jordan in
the peace process. But he
said right now Egypt's
"greatest contribution' can
be in improving its own rela-
tions with Israel. He said
there were "ground for op-
timism" that the Taba con-
troversy will be settled
The official noted that
Hussein is trying to involve
Syria in the peace process,
although Syria is not yet
ready. However, he con-
tended that Syria is not as
opposed as it once was.
Continued from Page 1
ly" and the way "religious
rightists and leftists throw
epithets at each other,"
Lookstein commented,
"there is a lot of hatred out
there in the Jewish world. It
almost rival in intensity the
hatred of vicious anti-
Semites .."
The result of rabbis of dif-
ferent branches not talking
to each other and the ac-
tions of some American
religious leaders, he said,
could be "a coming
cataclysm in the form of an
expected schism between
half the Jewish people in
America and the other half
which will preclude social
relationships and intramar-
riage between one group
and another." The lack of a
get in terminated Reform
marriages, he said, will
make children born to se-
cond marriages contracted
by former spouses "ineligi-
ble for marriage with the
more traditional segments
of Jewish society."
The induction of Looks-
tein into the presidency of
the New York Board of Rab-
bis, the world's largest
inter-denominational rab-
binical organization,
represents the first time in
the Board's 105-year history
that a son of a past presi-
dent in this case, the late
Rabbi Joseph Lookstein
will serve in the same
capacity. Lookstein also
serves as chairman of the
National Rabbinic Cabinet
of the United Jewish Appeal
and is vice chairman of the
Coalition to Free Soviet
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