The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Greater Hollywood


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The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Greater Hollywood
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Jewish Floridian
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13 v. : ill. ;
Fred Shochet
Place of Publication:
Hollywood, Fla


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United States -- Florida -- Broward -- Hollywood


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 13, 1970)-v. 13, no. 22 (Oct. 28, 1983).
Numbering Peculiarities:
Numbering in masthead and publisher's statements conflict: Dec. 24, 1971 called no. 3 in masthead and no. 4 in publisher's statement; July 21, 1972 called no. 19 in masthead and no. 18 in publisher's statement; Aug. 3, 1972 called no. 19 in masthead and no. 18 in publisher's statement; Feb. 2, 1972 called no. 2 in masthead and no. 3 in publisher's statement; Apr. 26, 1974 called no. 9 in masthead and no. 8 in publisher's statement; Aug. 2, 1974 called no. 5 in masthead and no. 15 in publisher's statement.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issues for Aug. 4, 1972 called also v. 2, no. 19, and May 10, 1974 called also v. 4, no. 9, repeating numbering of previous issues.

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Volume 4 Number 4
Hollywood, Florida Friday. February 15, 1974
Price 25 cents
Galahad North Breakfast
Features Garcy as Speaker
Some 300 persons attended the i
recent breakfast sponsored by the j
Men's Club of Galahad North in ,
the building's recreation room.
Featured guest speaker was Zvi
Garcy, who is affiliated with the
Keren Hayeod-United Israel Ap- :
peal of Canada.
Garcy. who emigrated to Israel
n 1938 and served with the Jew-
Ish Brigade during World War II,
has also seen service as Director
. Immigration, first in Haifa, later
in Vienna and then for all of
Western Europe. He received his
present appointment because of
liis fir>t-hand knowledge of the
flight of the Jews in the European
"We are partners in the pres-
ervat-on of Israel." Garcy told his
listeners. "The Israeli people look
'n Jews throughout the world and
oarticularly those in the United
States for a continuance of the
fervor they have demonstrated
since the outbreak of the Yom
Kippur War."
Chairman of Galahad North's
1S74 JWF campaign is Louis
Krb?rman: Leo Beer is serving as
honorary chairman. George Gor-
lon is president of the Men's Club.
Israeli Zvi Garcy (center), guest speaker at the recent Gala-
had North Men's Club breakfast, visits with George Gor-
don, president (left), and Leo Beer, Galahad North JWF 74
campaign honorary chairman, prior to delivering his address
to some 300 residents. Campaign chairman Louis Hober-
man is seen standing with the group.
Israeli Drora Ergon Featured As
Hollywood Towers Brunch Speaker
Dr. John Askin and Jack Gold,
cochairmen of the Hollywood Tow-
ers JWF 1974 Campaign, report
enthusiastic response to a brunch
which featured Israeli guest speak-
er, Drora Ergon this week.
Mrs. Ergon, a fourth generation
Sabra who is spending one week
in the Hollywood area, just ar-
rived in the U.S. bringing with
her a most up-to-the-minute
knowledge of conditions as they
exist today.
Her second report was made to
a Young Leaders Council meeting
held at the home of Reuben
Schneider Wednesday, v here her
topic was "The Impact of New
Immigrants in Israel."
Jack GoM
Or. Joan Askin
Women's Division
Patron's Luncheon
Scheduled Feb. 27
The Women's Division of Jew-
ish Welfare Federation of Greater
Hollywood will host its first of-
ficial function of the 74 Campaign,
a Patron's luncheon, at 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Emerald
Hills Country Cub.
Mrs. Louise Diamond and Mrs.
Karen Margulies, cochairmen,
have announced that the hiRhlight
of this affair will be the presenta-
tion of the thought-provoking
movie "Message of Life," filmed
in Israel prior, during and follow
ing the outbreak of the Yom Kip-
pur War.
For reservations phone the Fed-
eration office.
Nazi Papers
Given To
Nine-hundred pages of original
German High Command docu-
ments dealing with Jews at The-
resienstadt, Czechoslovakia, dur
ing World War II have been pre
sented to Brandeis University.
The gift was made as 1973
came to a close by Mrs. Emma
Goldscheider Miens, of Newton,
Continued on Page 13
5 Sentenced
For Murder
In Norway
OSLO (JTA) An Oslo
criminal court has sentenced
five of the six suspects in the
killing of a Moroccan last July
21 to prison terms ranging from
one to five years.
The sixth, Michael Dorf, was
acquitted. The six defendants in
eluded two women, who were
charged with complicity in the
murder of Ahmed Bouschiki July
21 in Lillehammer, a Norwegian
summer resort.
BOUSCHIKI WAS gunned down
as he was walking home with his
wife. The Oslo court, made up
of five professional judges and
seven jurors, sentenced South
African-born Sylvia Rafael to 5Ms
years imprisonment.
A similar sentence was imposed
on Braham Gehmer, former first
secretary at the Israel Embassy
in Paris. Both are 36.
The other woman, Ethel Glad-
nikov, 36, who is of Swedish ori-
gin and who served as the team's
interpreter, was given a 2',4 year
DAN ARBEL, 27, a Danish
businessman, was given a five-
year term and Zvi Steinberg, 36,
an Israeli, was sentenced to one
The prosecution had charged
that the defendants were part of
an Israeli government-controlled
Continued on Page 13
La Mer cochairmen for the Jewish Welfare Federation '74
campaign. Otto Stieber and Philip Kasakove, discuss the
turnout for this week's brunch which featured Mrs. Ruth
Tekoah, wife of the Israeli ambassador to the U.N.
Mrs. Ruth Tekoah Speaker
For Brunch Held at La Mer
JWF '74 Campaign La Mer co-
chairmen Otto Stieber and Philip
Kasakove were enthusiastic with
their buildings' turnout for this
week's brunch in the La Mer so-
cial hall.
The well-attended event fea-
tured Ruth (Mrs. Yosef) Tekoah,
wife of the Israeli Ambassador to
the United Nations, as guest speak-
Mrs. Tekoah, mother of four,
came to Israel from Rumania as a
young girl and was educated there.
In 1949 she joined the Ministry
for Foreign Affairs and was as-
sistant in the United Nations De-
partment and subsequently in Its
Information Department. In 1953.
;he became director of tht- Public
Relations Department o: the Wom-
en's International Zionist Organ-
ization in Israel.
Mrs. Tekoah joined her husband
in New York in 1958 where for
two years he held the post of Dep-
uty Permanent Representative of
Israel to the United Nations. After i
Mr. Tekoah's appointment as Am- i
hassador to Brazil in 1960, the j
family relocated to that country, j
Mr. Tekoah was appointed as j
Ambassador to the USSR two years |
later, and the family resided there i
for three years.
In 1965, the Tekoah family re-
turned to Israel where Mrs. Te-
koah became a member of the
World Wide Executive Organiza-
tion and was in charge of public
relations until 1968, when Mr.
Tekoah received his present ap-
pointment in New York.
Carolyn Davis Announces Buffet
Dinner At Presidential Towers
Mrs. Carolyn Davis, chairman of
the Jewish Welfare Federation's
1974 Campaign for Presidentia
Towers, announces a buffet 1in
ner to be held in the Presidentia.
Activity Room, Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Special guest speaker will be
Zvi Kolitz, author, journalist, mo-
tion picture and theatrical pro-
ducer who has been prominent in
Israeli political and literary life
Hallandale Jewish Center
Sponsors Adult Classes
The Hallandale Jewish Center
is sponsoring a 13-week series of
adult study classes. The courses
are open to non-members.
Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., Rabbi
Harry E. Schwartz will teach
"Bible Appreciation." Mrs. Helen
Schwartz will conduct a class in
"Conversational Hebrew" for peo-
ple planning an Israeli trip or t
those desiring to learn the lan-
guage Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
?ince before World War 11.
Cocktails will be served at 6
>.m., with dinner to follow at 7

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* legist nrrSdian "d Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, February 15, 1974
Soviet Emigration
Conditions Worsen
The Soviet propaganda machine
has been working overtime since
th,? Yom Kippur War, spreading
the news that more Russian Jews
are being granted exit visas than
ever before.
The truth is, although the num-
ber of visas issued is growing, the
conditions in which Jews are being
forced to emigrate are getting
The Soviet government, which
has made a major effort to show
the world how "fair" Jews are
treated in the USSR, has no com-
ment to make on the mushroomine
number of Jews being humilhtec:
and degraded during the emigra-
tion procedure.
Mikhail Shtiglits of Moscow, hav-
ing been given routine permission
to emigrate, had made all the prep-
arations to leave. However, Shtig-
lits, who was fired from his job
after asking to leave the country,
was forced to cancel his visa when
it was "discovered" lhat part of his
work remainecT undone.
Mikhail Shkolnik of Tirasopol
has been told by officials in Kish
inev that he and his wife may
leave the USSR but their children
must stay.
Valery Panov, former Kirov Bal-
let star, was given permission to
emigrate but his non-Jewish wife
was refused.
David Azbcl, a retired professor
of chemistry, recently told West-
ern newsmen of the harassment he
has endured since applying to emi-
grate to Israel. Azbcl. one of those
interviewed by Alexander Solzhen
i; -yn for his recent book on Soviet.
prisons, said he was again haunted '
by the presence of the KGB after
hi? an plication to leave was re- :
ceived by officials.
Azbel is familiar with secret po
lice terror. He was released from j
a Soviet labor camp in 1951 after
16 years. He was sentenced to five
years ami given one extra year for j
each day he participated in a hun-
ger strike during-the Stalin era.
Azbel said his tangles with the j
KGB since applying to emigrate
have proven he did not "become i
free" when he left prison more;
than 20 years ago.
"The experience and facts of I
my life," said the retired protes-
tor, "show that the authorities for |
got nothing and learned nothing
(from the Stalin era)."
Mikhail Mager's entire family 1
was granted permission to leave
for Israel but the 28-year-old engi
neer could not emigrate becnus? '
of "state security," the authoritie- \
sad. His parents are now in Israel
but he remains in Russia to face
denouncement and prison.
The KGB staged an anti-Jewish
meeting at Mager's employer's fac-
tory where he was branded a trai-
tor by former friends. He was then j
arrested for "Zionist propaganda |
Public reaction is a considerable j
'.ielp. Soviet authorities are ex |
I tremely sensitive to Western pub-
lic opinion and letters of protest
from the West are one of the mo ;t
moderating influences on the Com-
munist government.
Recent public reaction through
; letters and telegrams caused the
1 New York sponsors of the Kirov
I Ballet's planned 1974 tour to can
eel their United States engage-
ments. The action was taken on
behalf of Valery Panov and hk [
The Soviet government, badly in
need of money from such sources
as the Kirov tour, stills reels from |
the decision. Western authorities
feel the pressure brought to bear
on the USSR from the West will
force the Soviet government to
ease their emigration policies.
Send letters today to:
RSFSR, Moscow
The Kremlin
CPSU Secretary General
Leonid I. Brezhnev
Support of Mikhail Mager can
be voiced by writing:
Ukrainian SRR.
Karmeluka 37, Apt. 6
or to his parents:
Elia and Tanya Mager
12/7 Mivtsa Uvda Street
Beersheva. Israel
In addition to writing letters,
there are other ways of becoming
involved. Anyone wishing to adopt
a Soviet family, send packages ot
money, or correspond with Jews
inside the USSR should contact
Jewish Welfare Federation ol
Greater Hollywood.
Karen Margulies To Host Feb. 21
Women's Leadership Institute
A Jewish Welfare Federation
Women's Leadership Institute
meeting will take place Thursday,
Feh. 21. at 8 p.m. in the homo of
Karen Mareulir*.
Discussion will center on Jew-
ish community decisions, on the
Lion.v'ins involved in providing
services, and on the funds neces-
sary to function.
A new technique called "gam-
ing" will be used in the discussion
in which everyone will participate.
The game is called "Dilemma."
To indicate your plans for at-
tendance, pt*Me phone Marty
Jacobson. chairman; Karen Mar-
guiies. program chairman; or the
Federation office.
Robert Silver Appointed as JCC
North County Program Supervisor
Elie Wiesel Address Available
At Hollywood Federation Office
A distinguished lecture by au-
I thor Elie Wiesel, given at the 1974
United Jewish Appeal National
j Conference, has been published
; and is now available upon request.
The address, entitled "Against
Hespair," was delivered in Decem-
ber as the first in the annual Louis
A. Pincus Memorial Lecture Series,
dcJicated to perpetuating the
memory of the late chairman of
the Jewish Agency.
In making the announcement,
Paul Zuckerrnan, UJA general
chairman, said, "We have made
Elie Wiesel's remarks available,
because they are the words of a
man who has spent a lifetime inter-
preting for an entire generation
of his people the real meaning of
being Jewish. His talk was a testa-
ment to the will of the Jewish peo-
ple to overcome despair and a
document of faith that we can
survive whatever tragedy befalls
us as we have survived all the
tragedies of our long history."
"Here are some reasons not to
despair," Elie Wiesel says in his
address. "Our Israel is still here.
Jewish solidarity is stronger than
ever and PURER than ever. Dias-
pora Jews have a heightened
awareness of their kinship with
the people of Israel.
"The essence of the Jewish
spirit," he continues, "consists in
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But so what! We still cannot al-
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"Do what he will, I am not go-
ing to let the enemy dictate my j
holidays. He cannot dictate to me
when I shall be joyous and when j
I shall be desperate. It is not for ,
him to tell me whether I should
or should not celebrate Simchat
Mr. Wiesel is the author of such
noted works as "The Oath," "Souls
on Fire," "Night," "Dawn," "The
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Copies of the address may be
obtained by calling the Federation
Rev. Pierce To
Speak Feb. 25 |
At Temple Sinai
Rev. Luther C. Pierce, pastor of
the Union Congregational Church
in Hallandale since 1963, wi.l
speak at a Temple Sinai Adult >
Education Forum Monday, Feb. I
25, at 6:o0 p.m. in Haber Kart
Rev. Pierce's topic: "Shalom
Not Salaam" will encompass hir
Christian viewpoint of the Middle
East peace and the Christian con-
cern for Israel.
The Hallandale minister is pro-
gram consultant to the Florid:
Region of the National Conference
j! Christians and Jews and hosts
the television piogram "The First
Estate" each Sunday. He visited
Israel in 1967 and 1968 and plans
a return visit this spring.
Members ol Rev. Pierce's con
gregation will be guests at the
Chairman Joseph Kleiman ant
cochairmen Joel F.ottman and Dr.
Irving Voice, invite the community
to attend.
Myron A. Bererin. executive di-
rector of the YM YWHA of Great-
er Miami, has announced the ap-
pointment of Robert Silver a
piogiam supervisor of the North
County Extension Service, of
which the South Broward area it
a part.
Mr. Silver lor tie past seven
years has been Health and Physi-
cal Education director for the
O-ntral YM-YWHA of Greatei
Miami, 8500 SW 8th St.
In that capacity. Silver planned
and developed the first all ports
camp in Dade County. He coachec
the varsity basketball team which
performed in Nashville and At
ianta regional tournaments, and
directed the 1973 summer day
camp program which served over
=00 children.
Mr. Silver is active in national
and regional health and physio]
i education institutes sponsored by
] the National Jewish Welfare
Boarci and in the past two years
ha; developed a program of after
chool activities for the North
Miami Beach grade schoolers, and
special fitness programs for senior
idulfs at the Central 'Y' and the
South Beach Activity Center.
Silver works extensively with
pre-tchoolers in developmental
physical education programs.
Mr. Silver, a graduate of the
University of Miami, holds a Mas-
ter's degree in Guidance and Coun-
seling from Barry College.
He resides in North Miami Beach
with his wife. Judi. and their three
children, Larry, Caryn, ana Ta-
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Russian Activist Guest Of
Hollywood Jewish Federation
Fffar HfilttRnSfltyrTl Khenkin,
Russian Jewish activist, had no
he'd be standing before a
.on audienee in Hollywood
this week delivering "the mess-
he d promised fellow activists
he would one day share with
Speaking to the Jewish Welfare
F-. Jeration's Community Relations
;ittce at Temple Sinai. Khen-
k..;. a former commentator for
Radio Moscow, told of selling his
belongings, cancelling his apart
merit and leaving his job only to
have his visa cancelled two days
before the scheduled departure for
Khenkin and his wife, Irina,
were among the more fortunate
people in that they were allowed
to leave four months later, their
money gone. The unfortunates
wait 10 and 15 years.
Khenkin explained, "The point
of no return comes earlier than
ihe visa refusal. It comes when an
invitation arrives from a relative
in Israel. Prison is from then on
a possibility.
"At the present time," the
former newsman reported. "200,000
Tews have passed that point of no
return: 80.000 have arrived in Is-
ael. The rest wait."
The audience was noticably at-
tentive as Khenkin explained the
piocedure which happens once an
invitation to emigrate arrives.
"The Soviet poiice, read, copy
and file all data on each person.
A humiliating ceremony." he says,
takes place at your office where
everyone meets and you are
denounced by the group as 'a
traitor to the people'." One former
university professor-friend had to
become a laborer once his inten-
tions were known.
Khenkin went on: "When you
apply for a visa, you must have
permission of all relatives who will
be remaining and then they're
pressured from the police who
suggest they'll lose their jobs if
they sign."
The Russian gentleman, who
speaks perfect English since he
was educated in France and at
one time taught French Literature
at a college in Noith Carolina,
removes his proper suit jacket to
reveal a blue shirt touched with
Kyril Khenkin (standing), Russian Jewish activist, in Holly-
wood to address Jewish Welfare Federation's Community
Relations Committee, visits with CRC chairman A. I. Dur-
bin and Mrs. Aviva Baer, whom he had met when she was
in Russia.
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Khenkin gets heated up when
! speaking of the plight of the Rus-
sian Jew, but outwardly calm, he
, smokes a long cigarette, peers,
through dark glasses and says,
"Once refused, your job goes first.
j There is no way to pet work. As
a rule, activists are without means
of existence. They depend on your
help from abroad."
He was emphatic in explaining,
"There has been no change in
Russian policy even though 4,000
Jews were granted visas in one
month. Facts and figures show
that Jews who come out all be-
long to a certain category who live
on the outskirts of Russia is com-
munities under Soviet rule only
since the end of World War II."
He added. "They don't mind Jews
from non-assimilated areas leaving.
It is the people from the big cities
like Moscow and Leningrad and
closer regions who are denied.
"While they wait." he said,
"there are trials. No longer
political trials with ten and fif-
teen year sentences which drew
too much attention and protest
fiom abroad."
The speaker stopped to sip a
cold drink, wipe his brow and
continue, "Now the trials are low-
key; using minor charges for ar-
An example: "A lady activist
who opened her home to many
friends awaiting visas. She was
charged with prostitution.
"If thrown in jail," Khenkin
said, "you're put in the drunk tank
and from then on, your records
show you're an alcoholic."
He cited another minor trial:
"A man standing next to a. woman
who screamed as she dropped a
cake on the street. He was charged
with kicking and beating her.''
Khenkin explained. "These mi-
nor charges bring two and three
year prison terms which the pub-
lic accepts more readily than the
former stiffer sentences. It
achieves the same resultsonce
in, you could stay the rest of your
life. You could disappear."
The Hollywood visitor then
beseeched in his soft-pedal way,
"Your nelp of constant commu-
nication to the Soviet Union is the
only safeguard for Jews. The more
contacts and publicity with Jews
in Russia, the better their chance
io get out."
The Russian concluded. "Re-
sponse from abroad has had an
eifect. Don't stop."
Kyril Khenkin will remain in
the United States deliveiing "the
message" until March.
He then returns to his wife in
Israel where thev'll start life anew
with the possibility of his becom-
I lug Israeli correspond (it for a
' French newspaper.
Are You Aware of War's Effect?
Between 150,000 and 200.000 Israelis are now in their fourth
month of military reserve duty? That's 10 times as many as in
the relatively normal times before the war broke out on Yom
Kippur. The reservists represent some 15 per cent of the coun-
try's labor force, but the effect of their removal from their civil-
ian occupations has been disproportionately great
The mobilization of drivers created transport bottlenecks.
The aDsence of foremen reduced efficiency in factories. Many
small enterprises have remained shut since their proprietors were
called up.
Officials in Jerusalem estimate the mobilization in the first
three months of the war cost the economy some $750 million.
That loss, 10 to 20 per cent of the Gross National Product, was
separate from the billions saent for the upkeeo of the armed
forces and for the replacement of material destroyed in fighting.
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Number 4
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Brotherhood Awards
Once again, the annual Silver Medallion Brotherhood
Awards of the National Conference of Christians and Jews
single out unique men and women in our community for
their distinctive contribution to a healthy environment.
Alvah Chapman, president of Knight Newspapers;
Rev. John McDonnell, president of Biscayne College, and
Robert Russell, board chairman of Russell Anaconda Alu-
minum, are ecologists in the best sense of the word.
They are dedicated to the spiritual cleanliness of South
Florida. Throughout the years, they have worked toward
the development of a community whose residents, of vari-
ous races, religions and extractions, live in harmony.
It is easy to point to the fact that their ideals, which
are embodied in the Silver Medallion Brotherhood Award,
have not been realized to the fullest.
But ours is a community obviously working toward
that realization, and this year's NCCJ winners are among
those who by their lives and their leadership serve as
examples for the rest of us.
They deserve our congratulations.
Modern Tu B'Shevat
Chamisha Osor B'Shevat, or Tu B'Shevat, is officially
celebrated on Feb. 7 this week, but the spirit of the holiday,
we are sure, will be with us for a long time to come.
For Tu B'Shevat is the New Year of the Trees. Bet
Hillel informs us that, historically, the holiday marked the
beginning of the separation of the tithes of fruit, but the
date was more likely chosen because most of the annual
rainfall of Israel fell before the 15th day of Shevat.
On Tu B'Shevat, it has been customary to eat all kinds
of fruit, with particular preference for fruits grown in Israel,
and the eating of these fruits has often been accompanied
by the reciting of Psalms.
In more recent times, Tu'BShevat has come to symbol-
ize the revival and redemption of the modern Jewish na-
tion. It is for this reason that the spirit of the holiday will
remain with us.
For now more than ever, Israel's redemption has spe-
cial meaning for us.
JDC's 60th Year
Since its inception in 1941, JDC has helped some two-
million men, women and children in 75 countries at a cost
which last summer exceeded the $1 billion mark.
JDC was organized shortly after the outbreak of World
War I by Jacob Schiff, Felix Warburg, Louis Marshall. Her-
bert Lehman, Cyrus Adler, Paul Baerwald and other dis-
tinguished Jewish leaders whose names read like the
Blue Book of American Jewish philanthropy.
Their purpose was to coordinate the relief efforts of
already existing and frequently duplicative organizational
The vision of these leaders seemed intuitive. By the
end of the war, large numbers of Jews had been victimized
by vast devastations, dislocations and bigotries.
Crisis followed upon crisis through the Hitler era,
World War II and the founding of the State of Israel, which
also signalled the founding of the JDC offshoot there, Mal-
Today, JDC is still aiding some 400,000 Jews in 25
countries. With conditions worsening, it is not likely that
its programs will diminish; if anything, they can be ex
pected to increase.
In the annals of Jewish need, it is strange to hope that
a major Jewish oraanization will one dav "work its wav
out of existence." But that is our dream for JDC which is
now celebrating its 60th year.
Meanwhile, as in the past, it continues its record of
What Makes a Writer Great
JJTERBERT Luft, the Jewish Tel-
egraphic Agency correspond-
ent in Hollywood, reports that
movie producer Menahem Golan
believes Isaac Bashevis Singer is
"the greatest novelist alive today
in any language "
I have no reason to doubt the
accuracy of Luffs words, and so
it is Golan who must bear the full
weight of his ridiculous opinion.
OF COURSE, Golan has good
reason for his literary judgment.
He is preparing a film version of
Singer's "The Magician of Lub-
He should be entitled to the
conviction with which he espouses
Singer's art. But being a maker
of movies doesn't necessarily
strengthen his role as a critic.
Too many people have the
chut/pah to believe that if they
have succeeded in one line of
work their opinions are sacred in
other lines also.
I WOULD suspect that Golan
has never even read the novels
of Samuel Beckett or Gunter
Grass or Alain Robbe-Gril'et or
Jean Genei or Jean Paul-Sartre
or John Barth let alone under-
stood them.
E-y comparison with these liv-
ing writers, Singer isn't even a
pipsqueak, although Singer him-
self would hardly agree, if I re-
call accurately the childish the-
ories he concocted about the pur-
poses of fiction at our last meet-
ing, and if I also recall the cava-
lier way in which he dismissed
each one of them as unworthv.
But even if you narrow down
the field of contemrorary work-
ers in the field to living Jewish
writers, Singer simply doesn't
IN AMERICA alone, he must
compete with Saul Bellow. Bern
ard Malamud, Philip Roth and
Jay Bruce Friedman that pha
lanx of writers who were the very
foundationstone of American
Jewish fiction beginning in the
mid-1950's, and who made the
Jewish novel possibly the most
important genre on the American
literary scene for a decade and
They are the natural heirs to
Joyce, Proust and Mann, all of
whom u=ed Jews as the heroer.
(and anti-heroes) of their major
works because Jews, at the time
they wrote these works, symbol-
ized so perfectly the existential
"angst" of the exilic soul in a
twentieth century spiritually
alienated world.
This Is not to say that Bellow
or Malamud, Roth or Friedman
approaches even the foothills of
these giant mountain peaks. They
do not. And even among them
selves, there is an order of excel
lence. Friedman, for example, fol-
lowing far behind the consistent
achievement of Bellow and, to a
lesser extent, Malamud and Roth
BUT THEY are all in and of
the stuff of Joyce, Proust anr"
Mann a part of the literary
tradition that speaks of the Jew
as a surrogate for human suffer
They are in and of the contem
porary aesthetic notion that man
if he is to survive, must com to
terms with God in a scientific
universe or else recognize God
and, indeed, the universe itself ac
absurd and life as merely a game
in which the winner is the man
who most efficiently avoids the
trap of humanity of human
By contrast, Singer is in a world
of his own the East European
ghetto world transported to Amer
ica that surely would have liter
ary merit if only he could raise
it to a level of universal signifi-
But he can't not in "The
Magician of Lublin," which Golan
will be bringing to the screen.
Nor in "The Family Moskat" nor
"The Slave."
NOT EVEN in his shorter col-
lections, 'Gimpel the Fool" or
"The Spinoza of Market Street"
or "Short Fridav "
In all of his works, Singer re-
mains essentially parochial time?
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therefore only of narrow interest
and hardly "the greatest novelist
alive today In any language" as
Golan judges him to be.
He paints like a minor imitator
of Rembrandt and as if he had
never even heard of impression-
ism, cubism or abstractionism.
IN THIS sense Singer is not
only philosophically outdated, but
he fails to reckon with the great
experiments in language that
mark the novels of the twentieth
century giants and that painfully
passed him by.
It is as if Freud and Einstein,
Continued on Page 13
Max Lcraer
Sees ft
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NEW YORK What do Bob Dylan and Henry Kissinger have in
common? The fact that they are among the few Americans today who
are the subject of a mystique, and the fact that each in his own way
speaks to our condition. There are few greats today.
We are grudging about admitting anyone to the tiny circle of those
who get our unbought, unforced admiration.
THE SIGNING of the disengagement accord by Egypt and Israel is
a triumph of some sort for the most bril'iant practitioner of the dismal
art of diplomacy. In ever;- figure who leaves his mark on us there must
I be an element of the magical.
We don't marvel at the everyday, but at the extraordinary. Our
wonder goes to the magician who gets in touch with a creative force
beyond himself to contrive his result.
Thus with Kissinger's trips in his shuttle diplomacy which for
the first time since Franklin and Jefferson makes the diplomatic
calling not just a cookie-pushing, striped-pants racket.
AMERICANS HAVE always thought of diplomacy as a European
art, and have suspected it as part of the devil's province. But diplomats
like Metternich, Talleyrand and Bismark achieved greatness in it be-
cause Europe was the arena of the Great Powers.
The center of gravity has shifted today, and with the shift the stage
has widened. The United States, as the center and container of the
world's storms, is thrust onto the stage of diplomacy. By a strange and
ucky convergence of history and qualities, Kissinger has emerged as
the world's chief diplomat.
When you consider that he has to operate in the midst of the Water-
gate turmoil, without an effective President, his art is more impressive.
THERE HAS been only one man in the recent past with similar
skills of pcrsuasivenness. He was Jean Monnet, who conceived and ear-
ned through the European Economic Community. To get the Germans
and French to sink their differences was not as hard as to get the Egyp-
tian and Israelis to agree on a map of withdrawal, but hard enough.
Monnet stayed clear of official jobs, and worked behind the scenes.
Kissinger operates equally on and offstage.
I asked Monnet once what his philosophy of persuasion was. He
didn t try to persuade anyone, he said. He got the government leaders
to see that there were practical steps they could take which would
benefit all nations more than hurt any of them.
AND EACH step, he added, involved them in actions which led in-
evitably to the next. This was his form of pragmatic linkage. He was a
rench businessman who had been deeply influenced bv residence in
ixHidon. Washington and China, and had learned a remarkable mixture
Jf UM arts of persuasion from all three. Kissinger is a very similar
There has been a shift of political heroes. There are no longer any
giant figures on the political landscape. There are no heads of state or
lovernment or leaders of political revolutions who extort our wonder.
They have been put on the defensive.
THE QUESTIONS now are of survival. Cm Edward Heath get re-
lected even with his ploy of leading a bruised, aroused body of voters
igainst Uw union leadership? Can Golda Meir. barely retaining power
n the last election, hold on to a viable coalition?
Can Mao and Peron, Franco and Pompidou each battling illness
or old age-stay alive? Can Brezhnev, the Soviet Goliath, fend off the
David slingshot attack from Solzhenitsyn? Can Richard Nixon escape
mpeachment and stay out of jail?
wooing STS?? ^^ after "" "grating experience in
wooing Sadat of Egypt and then Bourguiba of Tunisia to join their coun-
nHiV"^ W'th hiS' Knd StiU another bridegroom candidate? Can
Indira Gandh. extricate herself from her Time of Troubles in India?
.., r^V Spectac,e of Richar" Nixon, shriveling in size before
7*1" R"Ze' h8S de US Skeptical of the sta*" of other heads
of state and government, right down the line.
see UAlewS'" iS CnfeSS th8t the ",e figure of heroic stature l
Zr.1 u k Sol*hPn,tB- H- "as set himself to a dangerous task of
nTlifP fr. 7k P" n0VU't bV ,akin" ^""tual Positions but by risking
his life for them, and getting himself listened to.
nd hU I** ^ PWPr baSP f anV SOrt t0 operate from Miner does.
Wnd i of men "^I ppr,Uni8tiC ~the arts f compromise. Both
kinds of men are needed.
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This doll's house was a pre-kindergarten in Migdal
Ha'emek. That's a settlement in the hills of Nazareth,
which is home to thousands of immigrants from Russia
and North Africa. She shared the house with Michal,
Shiroh, Uri and David. But war destroyed the doll's house,
and with it a world filled with children's toys and dreams.
The children are safe, but their new schoolroom is an
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Children's dreams and fancies don't survive shelter life
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doll's houses. Perhaps we cannot rebuild children's shat-
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Friday, February 15, jg?.
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Handle My CARE Package With Care

Last October I sent a CARE
package to Israel.
She's only 5'2" tall, has lovely
blue eyes, marvelous natural curly
b:onde hair and has called me
"Mom" for 21 years.
The day (two days after Yom
Kippur) when my daughter,
Barbara, told me she'd volunteered
to go to Israel. I felt as if it had
been me who was attacked.
Of course, i was proud. Proud
she'd thought to do it without
consulting anyone but her social
conscience, but I'd also be a liar
if I didn't admit I was scared.
I have only one son.
City Of Hope
Luncheon Set
The City of Hope, South Brow-
ard Chapter, in conjunction with
Hallandale ano Century-21 chap-
ters was to hold its Torch of Life
luncheon in the Recency North of
the Diplomat Hotel at noon Thurs-
day (Valentine's Day).
Guest of honor and speaker will
be Sen. Jerry Thomas. Rabbi Har-
ry E. Schwartz of the Hallandale
Jewish Center will give the in-
vocation. Humanitarium honors
will be presented to Mrs. Miriam
-Nancy Donovan of the Diplomat
Hotel will be the mistress of cere-
monies. She will introduce Korean
singer Lee Sohn.
There will be door prizes plus
an individual gift for each guest.
Mrs. Michael Rosen is chairman: I
Mrs. Edna Reinstein and Mrs. Jack
Shapiro are cochairmen.
And one daughter.
''"... and even though they've been
bopping around on their own for
several years. I always found it
comforting to accept a collect call
from somewhere in the United
Somewhere bombs weren't fall-
ing in the backyard.
Selfishly, while she went about
! purchasing thermal underwear,
! heavy-duty overalls and $28 hiking
boots, I watched, but my mind was
years away.
/ thought about her stuffed ani-
mal, the kitty cat we'd given her
when she was six months old.
She stiii s'iept with it.
I thought about that windy day
when she had come home from
school, opened the front door,
called, "Mom," and then screamed
in pain as the door slammed.
When she was rolled out of the
operating room, her smashed hand
put back together, I found myself
standing there in an apron.
I'd been cooking when my seven-
year-old had said, "Mom."
I also remember that night in
Florence, Italy, when she was V
and I was trying to enjoy my first
trip to Europe.
I said, "Please do me a favor,
"Go home."
"Why," she'd asked.
I replied, "All my life I've
wanted to make this trip. Your
pouting and moodiness over miss-
ing your boyfriend is ruining it."
"Mother," she answered, "You
invited me and I'm staying."
Naturally, being my daughter,
he remained.
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Barbie's marriage at 18 was
omewhat like her volunteering to
jo to Israel.
Her decision.
The divorce, three years later,
followed suit.
I'd raised my children in the
hope they'd become "free spirits."
Painful at times ...
... but I also hoped they'd soon
know their own particular pain
I always reminded them: "We're
professional survivors."
And so. I kissed her goodbye at
the airport and withheld my tears
for the cup of coffee after de-
parture which I shared in the
company ot her father and my
Remembering the day we had
sent our eight-year-old son away
to summer camp for the first time
and my ensuing hysteria as the
bus pulled away, he again allowed
me my moment.
After all, Israel in wartime isn't
exactly Florida in a tent.
Feeling her first letter -would
never arrive, it was a month be-
fore my mailbox key revealed a
missive bearing the return ad-
dress: MASSADA.
She wrote, "I find myself in a
beautiful Kibbutz. Knowing you'll
look it up on a map, I won't deny
the fact I'm on the Jordanian
border near Syria. Don't fret.
There are bomb shelters!"
My heart went down for tie
She continued, "It's a strange
ways. All jobs are physically hard
ways. Ail jobs are physically rard
but tolerable. I'm in the mud and
cold bagging bananas, driving a
tractor and dressed in clothes (hat
wouldn't even make it at the flea
The letter appeared incongruous
as I thought back to the teenager
I'd asked to straighten her room
before Bea-Bea, our maid, arrived
to complain of sloppiness.
And it was not signed, "With
Love." Instead, it said, "Get Em."
Time diagged on again and the
six o'clock news was not improv-
It was correct for she wrote, "I
experienced fear today as things
were tight and war was heavy. A
tew of my girlfriends got together
and came up basically with a
mutual need for Mommy and Dad-
She added, "We'll never out-
grow it. It's as basic as air and
It was then my package arrived
and she exclaimed, "I feel like
'Rich City.' Can't tell you how-
good I feel with towels (big ones
sheer luxury) and you couldn't
have selected a better umbrella."
It was difficult to comprehend
the pouting girl in Italy who now
appreciated a towel. Or an um-
Eventually, she came in from the
banana fields to work in the laun-
dry and kitchen.
"After downing a cup of Turkish
coffee at 5:45 a.m., I began to pull
feathers out of 3,000 pounds of
turkey wings," Barbie reported..
"One of the more desirable
jobs," she added.
"I then helped a fellow volun-
teer take meatballs out of a mam-
moth frying pan. She was on the
right, I was on the left and Fonya,
head Israeli in the mitbok, was
getting a pitcher of hot gravy from
between us. She turned around to
say something and poured it over
my left hand."
As if it were yesterday, my mind
rfirrnftr-to that time in'the hospital
when her hand had taken another
This time was different.
"They called in the troops to
crape me off the c?iling, cold-
watered and ointmented me anil
I went to lunch." she wrote calm-
ly, dismissing the incident.
Of the Israeli people, she writes.
"I gave the extra calendar you
;ent to "Hava." my little lady in
the laundry. She thanks you. Hava
is in her sixties, and works like
I a horse. I've seen her slip on the
'< floor and get up like nothing hap-
| pened.
"Wow." Barbie said, "These peo-
j pie are tough as nails."
Adding, "I'm a aamn hard work-
; er too. But as much as I do, she
does more."
At Chanukah time, my daugh-
j ter's letter was thrilling. "What a
beautiful experience." she wrote.
"I worked in the dining room and
it was just like holidays at home
only magnified. Instead of one
mother, the kitchen was buzzing
with 60 mothers cooking and tast
She summed it up: "We sang
and danced and I felt very Jewish
this year."
Sending the other side, she re-
vested "The Kibbutzniks love us
and that's what they're afraid of emotionally attached
only to have us leave."
Three months, which have fell
in the vicinity of three years, have
now passed and that young girl,
once traumatized by marital fail.
ure, now is able to say comfort-
ably, "Oh, have I learned ani
changsd. I believe I've become a
mellow, beautiful woman. I'm not
suffering from the hard work. I
guess because of that 'professional
survivor' thing "
As I said last October, "I'm
Now I know the words at that
time were partly lip service.
Today, when my daughter can
write a sentence saying. The
weather is cold and wet, but my
heart is warm and dry"...
... now, I say it with true mean-
ing devoid of self-interest.
I'm proud.

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The kickoff campaign breakfast
at Hillcrest Count, y Cub this
Week was described by Nat Prit-
cher and Alvin Hess as "exhilarat-
ing in its audience response."
Pritcher, 1974 JWF campaign co-
chairman, and Hess, Hiikrest co-
chairman, were among those di-
tectly responsible for the success
of the Tuesday morning event,
which began with a showing of the
Israeli film "Mtssage of Life,"
film d in the front lines during
the Yom Kippur War.
HighligM of the b: unch was
guest sneaker Drora Ergon whose
subject was "The Impact of New
immigrants in Israel."
Mrs. Ergon, a fourth Reneration
Sabra who arrived in the United
States this pas; week, has been
working with education, new immi-
grants and Absorption Centers.
She is presently with the Jewish
Agency in Jeiusal^m.
Mrs. E:gon spke to her Hill-
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Brunch in the Recreation Room
Jacob Geller and Bob Hoffman, co-chairmen
TUESDAY, FEB. 26th 6:00 P.M.
Cocktails and Dinner in the Activity Room
Carolyn Davis, Chairman
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27th 11:30 A.M.
Luncheon at Emerald Hills Country Club
Louise Diamond and Karen Margulies, co-chairmen
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Message for Life Program
Jackson Says Reds Should OK Emigres
Sen. Henry M. Jackson (D.,
Wash.) declared that when the
Soviet Union comes to the U.S.
to supply its technological and
agricultural needs, "we have a
right to ask of them, not for our-
selves but for mankind, to live
up to the declaration that pro-
vides for the right of a citizen
to leave and return to his own
Jackson was referring to the
amendment to the East-West
Trade Bill that bears bis name.
HE SAID tbat the Jackson
Amendment was in fact "25 years
overdue" because its principles
are contained in the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights
adopted by the United Nations a
quarter century ago.
Jackson spoke at a luncheon of
the Washington, D.C., chapter of
the American Jewish Committee
which presented him with its an-
nual Isaiah Award for the Pur-
suit of Justice.
The luncheon, at the Mayflower
Hotel, was attended by more
than 600 persons, nearly triple
the number that normally attend.
THE GUESTS included Patrick
Cardinal O'Boyle, D.C. Mayor
Walter Washington and Israeli
Ambassador Simcha Dinitz wh >
read a cable from Premier Golda
Meir hailing Jackson as "a
staunch friend of Israel."
Jackson drew prolonged ap-
plause when author Herman
Wouk, luncheon chairman, re-
ferred to him as, "Perhaps the
person to lead this nation in su-
preme office."
will come before the Senate Fi-
nance Committee next month, j
Identical legislation embodied in:
the Mills-Vanik bill, was over-'
whclmingly adopted by the House
lift month. Meanwhile, Sen. How- j
ard M. Metzenbaum (D., Ohio)
became the 78th sponsor of the i
Jackson Amendment.
Israeli Lighthouse Meeting
The Hahandale Chapter, Amer-
ican Israeli Lighthouse, Inc. of
Florida, will hold a regular meet-
ing at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.
21, in the Home Federal Bank
Bldg., Hallandale.
PBA Sponsoring Circus
The Hollywood Police Benevo-
lent Association is sponsoring the
Miiler-Johnson "Circus Vargas"
performances at 30th Avenue and
Johnson Street, Thursday and Fri-
day at 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., and
Saturday at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 1
p.m. Proceeds will be used for the
Police Officers' Health and Wel-
fare Fund.
Monte Carlo Nite Planned
Temple Beth Shalom Men's Club
i> sponsoring a Monte Carlo Nite,
Saturday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m. in the
temple's auditorium featuring
games, prizes and refreshments.

Friday, February 15. 1974
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Diaspora Role Viewed at Confab
The meeting of the Governing
Council of the World Jewish Con-
gress in Zurich early last month,
which could not have been re-
ported while in progress for se-
curity reasons, was oi special sig-
nificance because it was the first
gathering of the body represent-
ing diaspora Jewry, with a few
minor exceptions, since the Yom
Kippur War.
The chairman of the council,
Dr. Joachim Prinz. summed up
the feelings of those assembled in
a terse phrase: "Israel's problems
are the problems of the whole of
the Jewish people."
THE PRESENCE of so many
distinguished and effective Jew-
ish leaders added point to this
event. To name but a few. the
acting chairman of the Jewish
Agency, Leon Dulzin; the chair-
man of the American section of
the World Zionist Organizations,
Mrs. Charlotte Jacobson: the pres-
ident of Hadassah, Mrs. Rose
Matzkin; the chairman of the Fed-
eration of Jewish Communities in
Yugoslavia, Dr. Lavoslav Kadel-
Chief Rabbi of Rumania, Dr.
Moses Rosen; Philip KluUnick,
of Chicago; Shad Polier, of New
York; the president of the DAIA
in Argentina, Dr. Nehemias Res-
nitzky; chairman of the South
African Jewish Board of Depu-
ties. David K. Mann.
Jaglom; executive vice president
of the Rabbinical Assembly of
America, Rabbi Wolfe Kelman;
president of the Union of Amer-
ican Hebrew Congregations, Rabbi
Alexander Schindler; and chair-
man of the executive council of
Australian Jewry, Louis Klein.
Even a Zionist congress could
not bring all of them round the
same table.
Dr. Nahum cioidmann, presi-
dent of the WJC, addressed him-
self to the Geneva peace confer-
ence. This is how the most dis-
tinguished diaspora Jewish leader
sees the position today:
"The Jewish people is always
inclined to exaggerate in its reac-
tions to developments, and to
veer from excessive enthusiasm
to excessive despair.
"THE OBJECTIVE situation of
Israel is by far not as bad as many
Jews assume it to be. There is no
danger to the security of Israel.
Neither are th< Arabs now, or in
the foreseeable future, strong
enough to defeat Israel. Nor
would the United States, and al-
so some other nations, stand by
if Israel were to face real dan-
ger and her survival were threat-
ened Even the Soviet Union does
not seem to be interested in tha
elimination of Israel."
Dr. Goldmann made it clear,
with the enthusiastic approval of
all those present, that diaspora
Jewry had no intention to discus-;
details of frontiers and security
arrangements. He confined him-
self to saying that the time was
opportune for peace: and to an
appeal not to miss this oppor-
But he was careful to add that
"peace docs not mean peace at
any price."
DULZIN TOOK issue with Dr.
Goldmann on one or two points.
He was not prepared to take it
for granted that the world would
not stand by and let Israel be
eliminated if her security was in
jeopardy. At any rate, he would
not take such a risk,
stand by and permit another holo-
caust, many thousands of Jews
would die before the world is mo-
bilized to prevent it. Ultimate se-
curity is Israel's own strength,
and her own strength lies in a con-
tinuous aliyah."
Most of the speakers in the en-
suing debate confined themselves
to the commitment to Israel. The
uncommitted ones are today
fringe groups.
Perhaps I should cite Jacques
Orfus, of Paris, not only because
he spoke for the largest Jewish
community in Europe, but also
because he spoke for a commu-
nity embattled against its own
"WE COULD not change the
policy of the French government,
but French Jews rose up in indig-
nant protest, and stopped the traf-
fic along the Champs Elysee. The
government did not want us to
demonstrate but the mood was
one of defiance."
Marc Turkow, of Buenos Aires,
warned against dangers lurking
in Latin America. The Latin
American Congress of Arabs was
a serious menace, but Latin Amer-
ican Jews were not yet ready to
counteract it. he said.
tralian Jewish leader now in Lon-
don, took us to a new arena of
human strife: "Diaspora Jews are
still able to retain and expand
existing links, and build new
ones, with Asian and African
peoples. They bear no ill-will
against Jews and are anxious to
retain links with the Jewish peo-
He then told us something we
did not know: for the first time
ever, there had been a pro-Israel
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demonstration in Bombay, in
which Jews and non-Jews had
taken part.
Constitutional changes can only
be adopted by the plenary assem-
bly, but Dr. Gerhard Riegner, sec-
retary-general of the WJCongress,
introduced a number of changes
for the approval of the govern-
ing council before they are put
to the assembly in the spring.
THE WJC will in the future
have the following ruling bodies:
a small executive of 10 members,
a governing board of 50 mem-
bers, a general council of some
150 members, and the plenary
assembly of some 500 members.
The executive will meet as and
when required, and an inner
group of the executive will be in
continuous session. The govern-
ing board will meet twice a year,
the general council will meet ev-
ery two years, and the plenary
assembly every five years.
OF THE resolutions most
of them obvious, though perhaps
in need of reiteration vis-a-vis
the outside world the follow-
ing should be singled out:
"The governing council notes
with decs concern that, in the
climate created by terrorism,
some Arab governments have
been encouraged to employ eco-
nomic blackmail to exercise pres-
sure against their critics in free
countries. A conspicuous example
has been the recent arrogant de-
mand by Libya for the dismissal
of the two writers on the Italian
daily, La Stampa. and its distin-
guished editor, Arrigo Levi. who
is a Jew. This demand has for-
tunately been rejected."

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Friday. February 15. 1974
.uu Mi i:t:u. I M I MB II
o4s ce By BOB KtRBH, Executive Director,
JewisJi Wtliarc federation of Greater rtollvwoo*
mm..... "'i':'- iHpniiiiii turn
Teen Scene
We are in the heart of the '74 campaign. All echelons in our Hi-
Rises, from the top chairmen to the floor captains, are busy organizing,
planning events and soliciting. Hard working and dedicated people, they
are committed to'.r jou ano yet, something -.s occurring that is un-
derstandable but needs explanation.
These volunteers become frustrated and angry at individuals whom
they feel are not doing their share because some they ask will not work
or make the kind of contribution that the campaign worker expects. Of
course, their anger and frustration spills over to our office.
Just the other doy, one of our building chairmen arrived very up-
set with a number of his building people because of what he consid-
ered a non-acceptable contribution. He reeled off a half dozen names, j vi Kolitz. Israeli author, jour-
At the same time, he brought in a large number of pledges from other | na]^3ii motion picture and the-
contributors in the building. When we helped him analyze those gifts, '
he was able to see that, on the average, it was over a 100 per cent in-
-We tried to show him that the job he was doing was excellent and
that there will be disappointments in individual prospects because of
many reasons. One is that people have not been properly educated in
the past. Their pattern of giving is not appropriate from our view-
point, but for them, it is. Possibly they have not been solicited properly.
How do you he'p a frustrated worker? Positives and accomplish-
ments must be pointed out. You mnt do this honestly and realistically.
You must also help him understand how he can work better with those
causing the frustration by providing outide solicitors to accompany
the worker for re-solicitation of those individuals.
atrical producer, will be guest
speaker at a Galahad South
brunch to be held at 10 a.m.
Sunday, Feb. 24, in the Recrea-
tion Room according to jWF '74
Campaign ccchairmen for Gal-
ahad South, Jacob Geller and
.ob Hoffman.
Camp Ka-Dee-Mah
Committee Formed
At Board Meeting
A Camp Ka-Dee Mah board meet-
ing presided over by Morton
Levin, president, was held recently
it the home of Mrs. Karen Mar-
Camp director George Kirn gave
his 1973 season final report and
presented the projected income
and fee schedule.
The projected dates for the six-
week session are June 24 to Aug.
2, with staff orientation to be held
the week of June 17.
The following committees were
Nominating Committee: James
the level of gift for which we hoped? These are questions, some of Fox Miller, Chairman: Morton
which we are able to answer, and some of which we are unable to
answer. However, we must look at facts.
We are raising more money than ever before many of our con-
tributors have increased their gift significantly and our workers are
doing the best possible job they can do. If we translate what we are
attempting into terms of business, we see that we have a product to
sell, one which we feel is important and necessary. There are many
times we cannot convince all our customers that this is something in
which they should become involved especially if there are competi-
tors with similar products which these people feel are also worthwhile.
Sometimes we win and sometimes we lose. This applies to the Jewish
Welfare Federation campaign.
Wc wiH succeed but not with everyone. We should look at the
positives realistically and not blow up negatives out of proportion.
As I see it. that will help us keep on an even keel.
I think that it is moct imnortant to help him realize that everyone
cannot be convinced at least we have not yet found a way.
There is also another problem: It is most important to be aware
of the best person for soliciting a prospect. Recently an incident oc-
curred in which a number of our top campaign people met informally
with one of our contributors who was abrupt and caustic. These leaders
became very upset and understandably so. However, this particular
contributor had in the past, always been solicited by one or two people
who know him well. He was unfamiliar with the people who approached
him now. Thi* is a danger in dealing with some contributors. This is
why we do have an alignment Drocess for finding the very best person
to speak with potential contributors.
These incidents cause all of us the feeling of disgust, frustration
or anger at times. We feel our cause is great. It is only natural, then
for us to be upset with others who do not see it our way. What we may
think a significant gift may not be one in the eyes of the contributor.
How do we convince him of our cause? How do we help him determine
Lodge Presents Elsie damage
Herzl Lodge No. 2764 B'nai
B'rith held a "friend to friend,"
"brother to brother" membership
breakfast Sunday in the Tobin
Auditorium of Temple Beth El,
Elsie Clamage presented a
dramatic internretation of the
famous best seller "Facing the
Lions," by Thomas Wicker, a
Washington political writer for the
New York Times.
Mrs. damage's long career dates
back to Warner Brothers, where
she analyzed stories, and drama-
tized them for matinee audiences
as a "tester" for the movie com-
Committee for the event was
headed by Arthur Lezar and Bill
Broder, cochairmen.
Le Cafe de Paris
Atren from The JAI-ALAI Polmit
11:30 AM -2 00 P.M. 3:30.10:30 P.M.
Special Dinrtars
f Reservatms 977 724 9219658
(hef "l.mirn**
Lc vin, Dodie Weinstein and Karen
Program Committee: Karen Mar-
gulies. Chairman; Rabbi Robert
Frazin, Marie Portnoy and Myrna
Am3el, Advisor.
Budget Committee: Sam Meline,
Chairman: Albert Kellert; Bob
Keibel, Advisor and George Kirn.
Site Committee: David Glass-
man, Chairman and Judy Newman.
Jewish Community Center Com-
mittee: Sam Meline, Chairman and
Myrna Amsel, Advisor.
Rabbi Schlinsky
Temple Beth El
Breakfast Guest
Alfred Golden, chairman of the
cultural program of Temple Beth j
El announces that Rabbi Milton
Schlinsky of Temple Adath
Yeshurun will speak at a break-
fast hosted by the Brotherhood
Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the Tobin
Auditorium. His subject will be
"Why Kashruth?"
Rabbi Schlinsky, a native of j
Rochester, N.Y., was ordained at ;
Mesifta Chaim Berlin Theological i
College, Brooklyn, and attended
Brooklyn College and the Univer-'
sity of Rochester. He has served '
congregations since 1952, and has i
been the Rabbi of Temple Adath
Yeshurun, North Miami Beach,
since 1966.
Rabbi Schlinsky has served on
the Human Relations Commission,
City of North Miami Beach: the
advisory board of Olinda Elemen-
tary school; is a founder and board
member of the Hillel Community
Day School; serves on the board of
directors of "Here's Help" and is
presently serving his second term
as secretary of the Rabbinical As-
sociation of Greater Miami.
The public is invited. Proceeds
will go to the Youth Activities
Here is the S64.000 question
which I have been asked repeated-
ly: "What has ^happened to the
' Jewish Youth Council?"
It is a long and complicated
When the Jewish Youth Council
was formed in the Fall of 1971, it
was designed to be a council, of
| Jewish youth oiganizations in this
area for planning and coordinating
community youth activities. Since
we did not have a Jewish Commu-
nity Center program at that time
the JYC also attracted non-af-
filiated youth, those who did not
wish to become actively interested
in Jewish life but who wanted
something to hang on to.
Many called the JYC a "Super
, Youth Group" but I prefer to call
it a melting pot.
By November of 1973, we saw
j that pot burning. The JYC had
i outgrown its original stiucture
I and was on the verge of collapse.
In December the Executive Board
' of the Jewish Youth Council voted
| to disband. At this same meeting
| a new oreanization was formed to
| replace the JYC. It was named
: iiiti Council ol Jewish \outh
Some 32 members comprise the
council; two representatives from
each of the sixteen youth groups
of Greater Hollywood. Their func-
I .ion is:
1. To meet on a once-a-month
basis for discussion and to present
organizational programs. Each
group presents a monthly calendar
of events t.> prevent conflict of !
2. To mobilize the total Jewish
youth community when necessary,
especially for community programs
and emergencies.
3. To serve as an idea exchange
for inter-organizational programs
4. To reiate and discuss prob-
5. To approve all community
wide youth activities.
All programs planned by an
organization which require youth
attendence on a mass level must j
be presented and approved by the
Council. I am referring to pro-
grams such as "Salute to Israel"
program, "Women's Rights Day
Soviet Jewry Rally," Israel rallies.
Good luck!!!
tr ii -fr
In the past five months, we have
!-ad a new addition to the Jewish
On behalf of the Jewish youth
i! Hollywood, I would like to wel
come Ms. Myrna Amsel, director ;
of the Jewish Community Center j
.if Greater Hollywood.
Although Myrna has been with
us a relatively short time, she has
shown us what can be done to
provide activities for a wide
variety of au'es.
Center Youth activities are now
being planned. A softball league
for 10th through 12th grade youth
is now underway. (See article else-
je.) More on this
I where in this issue
' later.
& -Cr -to
Monday, at 7:00 p.m., the tint
[Jewish Revival lally in Florida
i try, wi.l be held at Miami Beach
Auditorium. This revival rally is
sponsored by "HINENI." (HI-
i NEN1' ii the Jewish rev'.vai move-
ment.) It means "I am here G-d,
I am ready to serve you and the
Jewish people This rally will be
a spiritual awakening ... an ex-
pression of love for Israel.
Leading the rally will be Reb-
betzin Esther Jungreis (pro-
nounced Young-rice) who has been
nationally named by the press as
'The Jewish Billy Graham." She
doesn't approve of this title and
neither do I, so let's just slick to
calling her the Rebbetzin.
In November, at Madison Square
harden, she electrified an audi-
ence of 7,000 to 10,000 with a rock
and soul rally which left most
spiritually, religiously, and educa-
tionally revived and enlightened.
Hineni is our movement to
revive Judaism, and I STRONGLY
URGE all Jewish teenagers
whether you are Orthodox, Con-
servative or Reform, or atheistic,
in --Mend. Find yourseif, find your
Judaism, revive and strengthen
uiu ties With your people. It is
ime we showed the world our
lewishness, if not for ourselves,
hen sureiy for the six million who
Jied in gas chambers, the eleven
Munich athletes murdered and the
over 1,000 fatalities of the October
Chashavthink about it...
Hollywood BBW
Chapter Planning
?eb. 21 Luncheon
The 12th annual smorgasbord
luncheon and games party, spon-
sored by Hollywood Chapter No.
725, B'nai B'rith Women, will be
held at noon Thursday, Feb. 21,
it The Sweden House Restaurant,
\orth Miami Beach. The event is
open to the public.
Allyou-can-eat gourmet style
-li>hes will be served.
Private room facilities will be
provided for socializing, cards and
mah jongg and prizes will be
Piocecds will go to the support
of educational and philanthropic
projects such as the Anti-Defama-
tion League, B'nai B'rith Youth
Organization, B'nai B'rith Wom-
en's Older Adult and Careers and
Counselling programs.
Mrs. David LeVine, ways and
means chairman, is taking reserva-
tions until Feb. 17.
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tiday. February 15, 1974
*"J(Wisli Fhriidiail nd Shofar of Hollywood
yage II
Dachau To La Mer
... A Study In Guts
Otto Stieber. La Mer cochairnun
or the Greater Hollywood Jewish
Welfare Federation 1974 cam
aign, once thumbed his nose at
Weil, not actually.
... bu! he did it by LIVING!
Hitler's patsies, the sto.m troop-
is, tried in many ways to see
hut this didn't happen, but little
d they know they were reckon-
ng with a young Viennese Jew
*ho was born with tiemendou^
tamina for survival.
Survive what?
Survive getting all his teeth
ached in. No Heavyweight Fight
vith gloves, mind you... no de
ense ... just sit while a uniform-
d barbarian smashes a riile but!
nto your face.
... and while he's smashing, he
oes such a good split job on your
ip that EVEN HE can't stand the
ight of all the blood pouring out
He tells another Jew to hold the
lound together to stop the flow
ut Stiebe.- whispers his reve.igc
Ito the campmate: "Make believe
you're holding it. I want to make
him sick."
Today, Otto Stieber sits in his
elegantly furni.-iied highrisc pent
house, decorated by his wife of
32 years, Evelyn, and their home
is so lovely that you consider it
an act of defiance like spitting on
Hitler's grave.
Otto Stieber was spat upon once
... or twice ...
He was also innocently arrested
at age 25 because, supposedly, the
Nazis were looking for his father.
His father had been dead FOLR
YEARS at the time.
Stieber had been conducting Ml
late father's sewing machine busi
new. His b other, with heavy pre-
monition and no business, left foi
So Otto Stieber had to leave
Vienna too, herded into a u'ain
with ho: des of Jews like cattle an.:
transported via rail and torture
for 36 hours to a place called Da-
He says, "That time was the
worst I had to face. There WU
one trooper-trained-for-torture foi
every eight Jews, and as we
boarded the train, I remember our
Viennese police saying, 'God be
with you'."
God was with Otto Stieber, al-
though at limes, he says, "I never
thought I'd live."
The day he entered the train he
weighed 225 pounds.
Shortly thereatler he was to
weigh 96 pounds.
As the Jews labored to build
Dachau with pick and axe (the
callouses remain on his hands to-
day) Stieber and his close-prisoner
friend vowed, "We're going to teli
our story in America."
After four months he was trans-
ferred to the building of a new
insanity called Buchenwald.
Six months and numerous lash-
ings later, Stieber was felled with
a possible case of typhoid fever.
Prospect of the disease was a
welcome relief for, although the
Nazis didn't mind the Jews dying,
they couldn't afford to lose their
thousands of storm troopers.
So Otto Stieber was returned tc
his native Vienna for observation.
The nuns, one of whom remem-
bered him as the boy who tended
his mother's bothersome goats,
legally recorded his "death."
With their aid and the help of
his brother who obtained a forged
passport, Stieber, the remnant of
a young man, arrived on crutches
in Switzerland with a ticket to the
United States but no money.
He says. 'I went to Shul on a
Friday night and heard about the
Joint Distribution Committee. The
next day they gave me 30 francs
(equivalent to $7.50 U.S.) which I
agreed to pay back, and I was off
to my aunt in Brooklyn."
From there to Le Mer, it's an-
other Horatio Alger story.
Becoming a peddler to Jews be-
cause he could only speak Yiddish
to customers.
Buyini a car for $62ten dol-
lars down: two a week.
Saving to send for big mother
who had been hiding underground
"or hi; brother who had obtained
.is passpoit. ar.d for his cousin.
The business of peddling finally
involved fine linens and Evelyn
Stieber's father owned a lingerie
It was inevitable they met.
As she said, "'Anyone who sur-
vived what Otto did had to have
something on the bill."
The ball realiy rolled after they
manied. Together they madi it.
Rejecfd by the U.S. Army a?
"physically unfit." Stieber and hif
i.ow-pregnant wife moved to Maine.
Starting as a shipping cleik in a
sardine factory, he promised Eve-
lyn, "Some day we will own a
Fifteen years later, he not only
owned a Cadillac but also four
sardine factories.
From there it was the food im-
port-export business: then paper
manufacturing and finally, surgical
When Stieber retired to Holly-
wood two years ago. his 30 franc:
from the Joint Distribution Com-
mittee had been we.l repaid.
He has served as the first presi-
dent of the Guiding Light Masonic
Lodge of Rockville Centre, a mem-
ber of the board of trustees oi
Central Synagogue of Nassau
County, charter member of B'na;
Fi'rith. Rockiyn Lodge, member of
'he National Board of Y'MHA and
for ten years was chaiiman of
UJA Philanthropist Division.
Etockville Centre.
Mr. S!i?ber has also served -
division chairman of the Israel
Bond Drive, and is a founder oi
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
and Albert ttnstein Coliege of
Medicare at Yeshiva University,
Otto and Evelyn Stieber also
erve M proud parents of Mr;.
Fran Putnoi, Mrs. Elaine Francis
and daughter Janice, a New York
dancer and teacher.
Meanwhile, back at the pent
house, Evelyn Stieber checks din-
ner with ihe maid. Otto Stieber
shows vou the patch he once were
on his clothes (a star with the
.vord JUDE) and when you ask if
he repaid the 30 francs, he smiles
and says. "$250,000 so far!"
His gratitude for being alive
runneth over.
B'nai B'rith Women Active
Hollywood Chapter of B'nai
B'rith Womjn originated and have
participated for the past 13 years
in Jewish holiday parties at the
South Fiorida State Hospital, spon-
sored by the Twin-County and
Intercoastal Councils of Broward
and Noith Dade areas.
During Rosh Hashanah of 1973,
a new project was adopted which
feted Washington Manor Nursing
Home patients with Jewish holiday
parties, programs and entertain-
ment. In addition, a Sing-a-Long
was conducted by Mrs. David Le-
Vine, and Succoth and Chanukah
parties were also held. A Purim
party is now being planned.
Mrs. Sol Cohen displays her
orginal handmade holiday exhibits
1 which is part of the chapter's
Mult Education Program.
Clothing and gift items are
! donated periodically to both the
i Hebrew Home tor the Aged in
South Miami Beach and the South
Florida State Hospital for indigent
patients. Passover food baskets are
iresented South Broward needy
: jach year.
In conjunction with the group's
international organization project,
"Operation Stork." the Hollywood
chapter contributes food and baby
Ijyet e; tn.ough the South Brow-
ird Board of Health clinic.
Mrs. Morris Steckel. Community
Veterans Service chairman, and
- Mrs. David LeVine may be con-
tacted by contributors.
Temple Solel
Art Auction
Sunday Eve
Temple Solel's Sisterhood and
Men's Ciub will have their annual
Art Exhibition and Auction, pre-
sented by the Art Scene of Miami,
Sunday at Carriage Hills Country
Ciub, 6100 Stirling Rd.
Richard Reiser will conduct the
auction, which begins at 8 p.m. A
champagne hour and preview will
start at 7 p.m.
Watercolors. oils and sculptures
will be featured, as well as a
series of lithographs by American
artist Leroy Neiman.
Included in his seiies are Kenya
Leopard, Big Red (Secretariat),
! Scrambler (football), Indy Start
< ear race) and Black Break (pool).
Other renowned artists in the Art
| Scene's collection tre Dali, Va-
sarely, Miro, Jansem, Calder,
| Soyer. I.iberman and Rockwell.
On the committee for this func-
I I;on are Mrs. Edward Gottlieb, and
! Mrs. Howard Liff, cochairmen:
Mrs. Arnold Scdel. Sisteihod fund
: raising vice president; Mrs. Albert
Boseman, invitation chaiiman;
Sirs. Laurence Hunter. Sisterhood
president; Dr. Peter Keller, Men's
Club president: Mile; Sher, Men's
Club fund raising vice president:
Mrs. Joel Mish, Mrs. Robert
: Frazin, Mrs. Arthur Kail, Mrs.
Charl.-s Blocli, Lawrence Smith,
Arnold Scdel, Philip Wcisberg, Dr.
Michael Rush, Mrs. Jack Robin and
Mrs. Peter Keller.
"Rebecra." a signed and num-
bered lithograph by Sandu Libei-
! man, otficial artist of Israel, has
I been donated by the sponsor as a
The public is invited.
Spectacular Foliage Surrounds
Halcyon Hotels of The Caribbean
A Travel Report by Ellen
Jacoben prepared exclusively
for The Jewish Floridian and
Shofar of Hollywood.
The inveterate nature lover
will find himself awash in a to-
tal floral experience when va-
cationing at Halcyon resorts in
the Bahamas, Antigua and St.
For centuries, these inlands
have been justifiably famous
for tropical blossoms fran-
gipani. hibiscus and oleander,
for example as well as wild
ferns, exotic fruit trees and, of
course, the majestic palms.
A miraculous natural gift to
the islands has been the con-
stant trade winds. Through
their ability to blow clouds in-
land, encourage daily rain in
the tropics and drift seeds from
surrounding land masses, the
"trades" have given life to the
soil. Blossoms, in turn, attracted
birds and insects, thus perpet-
uating the many plants and
Christopher Columbus played
a major role in adding to ths
beauty of Antigua. After sight-
ing and naming the island in
1493. he returned a second time
carrying plants from the Old
World. Today, the newly opened
Halcyon Cove is set amid this
lush foliage, and even has a
planting nursery on the grounds
to ensure a continuing supply
of greenery.
In addition to Columbus, ex-
plorers and settlers from Spain,
Portugal, France, England and
Holland also carried plants from
Europe to the islands. Interest-
ingly enough, the Halcyon Days
resort at Vieux Fort, St. Lucia,
is nestled in a former coconut
plantation while the Halcyon
Beach Club near Castries is
spectacularly blessed with an
abundance of tropical trees,
plants and flowers. Not far from
Doth resorts is perhaps the most
beautiful foliage-girded lagoon
in the world Marigot Bay,
where many of the scenes for
the movie "Dr. Dolittle" were
Of course, the king palms
reign supreme throughout the
islands, and are especially uti-
lized for eyecatching effect in
the Palm Patio Terrace of the
Halcyon Balmoral Hotel in Nas-
sau, Bahamas. This beautiful
beach resort is well-known to
legions of visitors for its metic-
ulously manicured lawns and
By retaining natural settings
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Friday, February 15, 1974
Hisladrut Economic Conclave
Scheduled To Begin Feb. 17
Gen. Meir Amit, president of
Koor Industries and former head
of a!l intelligence services of the
State of Israel, will be the cuest
of honor at the international
Histadru! Economic Conference for
Israel at the Fontainebleau Hotel
in Miami Beach, Feb. 17 thiough
Gen. Amit, who heads I \ acl's
largest industrial group wbicl) in-
cludes 65 manutac! enter-
prises, will speak at the conciudiny
Conference Awards Banquet Feb.
20, according to William H. Syli
of Philadtlpma. conference chair-
A diitinguished representativi
of the select group o? Israel's top
fighting nun who played decisive
roles in the struggle for the in-
dependence and survival of the
Jewish State, Gen. Amit is now
engaged on a vital new front, the
battle lor a viabie national econ-
Alter 28 years of army service.
he responded to the call of the
late Prime Minister. Levi Eshkol.
to reorganize and revitalize the
country's largest industrial organ-
ization, Koor Industries, which is
owned by Histadrut. the General I
Federation of Labor.
In the past five \eavs of Gen.
Amit's leadership. Koor has quad- i
rupled sales, significantly widened ;
techniques for today's internation- j
al competitive challenges. He is a
number of the top level Advisory '
its product range and is constantly
t xpanding its production capabi,-
ities, some of which is undertaken
with well-known international
Revolutionizing the Koor group's
management and operations, he
has made Koor an example of ef-
fective industrialization for all Is-
laeli industry while leading the
way in labor relations, increasing
exports and absorbing thousand i
,)t Israelis in modern production
Gen. Amit also is chairman of
the Israel Management Institute,
whose mission is to help advance
Israeli industrial and management
Economic Council to Finance
Minister Pinchas Sapir, who spoke
at last year's International Mid
Winter Conference of the Israel
Histadiut Foundation in Miami
A sahra. born in Tiberias, Is
rael, in 1921, Gen. Amit joined
pioneering Kibbutz Alonim in the
valley of Yezrael in 1C39, and re-
mained a member tor 13 years.
He rose swiftly in the Israel
Defense Force ranks. In 1953, he
became second-in-command and
right hand of Gen. Md'she Dayan.
and was Ciiief at Operations dur- I
ir.g the Sinai Campaign of 1956 j
the 100-hour war which crushed
Egyptian forces in one of the most
brilliant military operations in
ivorld history.
In 1938 Gen. Ami: was severely
injured in a parachute jump, and
aft<>r spending a year recovering.
'as sent by the Israeli army to
study at Columbia University in
New York, where he earned a
Master of Business Administration
degree. Then, prime Minister
David Ben-Gurion asked him tc
reorganize the country's intel-
ligence services, winch he headed
piior to and during the Six-Day
War of June, 1967.
Diaspora 'Negativism' Eyed
is a large number of American
Jews, particularly among youth
and intellectuals, who are indif-
ferent to Israel following the Yom
Kippur war.
This was reported to the aca-
demic forum of the Zionist Coun-
cil of Arts, the academic arm of
the American Zionist Federation.
THE PANELISTS at the meet-
ing, which was held recently at
the Graduate Center of the City
University of New York, indi-
cated that the polar ends of the
Jewish communal spectrum
those who are totally committed
to Israe' and those who are to-
tally indifferent have both
been strengthened as a result of
the Yom Kippur war.
Dr. Arnulf M. Pins, executive
director of the Memorial Founda-
tion for Jewish Culture, and vis-
iting professor of social work at
the Hebrew University, reported
that on the basis of a survey he
had conducted on the reactions of
the American Jewish community
to the Yom Kippur war, it is ap-
parent that "despite the increased
number of committed Jews, there
is still a relatively large number
who are ambivalent and an in-
creasing number of Jews who
question the viability of the exist-
ence of the Jewisn state."
those who identified with Israel,;
"to the increased personal con-
tact which many young American
Mir a mar Synagogue Prepares
Booklet For Worshippers
Temple Israel ot Miramar is now
in the final stages of preparing
an English transliteration of the
Friday evening service and Shab-
bat morning service into booklets
which will be made available to
all worshippers who cannot follow
tbe services in Hebrew.
Sponsors, whose names will ap-
pear on a special page of the pub-
lication, are needed to help de-
fray tbe coat of printing. I
Jews have had with Israel since
1967," he urged that Zionists un-
dertake a campaign of "increas-
ing personal contact with Israel,
providing more information on
what is happening in Israel, pro-
moting Israel as a specifically
Jewish cause and preparing young
people ror poetical activity and
encouraging, the committed to
go on aliyah."
Dr. Pins said the rising ambiv-
alence and negativism of those
intellectuals who were hostile to
Israel was due to "the fact that
the Yom Kippur war was not as
clear-cut an issue as was the last
one and that there was an ab-
sence of campus activism and eth-
nic consciousness on the current
campus scene."
DR. pins proviaed a statisti-
cal breakdown of his findings
among those negative to Israel aa
follows: 5 to 10 per cent do not
:are, 25 to 30 per cent believe
Israel should be more flexible,
2 to 5 per cent believe that U.S
cultural pluralism is a myth and
that aliyah is the only solution,
50 to 60 per cent simply worry,
and 3 to 6 per cent acknowledge
the existence of a real problem
and wish to do something about
discussion included Dr. Norman
Lamm, professor of Jewish phi-
losophy at Yeshiva University,
and rabbi of the Jewish Center,
and Dr. Leonoard J. Fein, pro
lessor of politics and social pol
icy at the Florence Heller Grad-
uate School of Brandeis Univer-
Dr. Lamm felt that there was
a certain anti-Israelism among a
good portion of American Jews.
"Despite the vicarious delight in
the Sabra's bravura, American
Jews were always subconsciously
annoyed by Israeli militarism.
The attempt by Israel's founders
to destroy the diaspora mentality
was, perhaps, too successful," he
THE RESULT of the Yom Kip-
pur war in terms of those who
are already committed to Israel
is, according to Dr. Lamm, "a
combination of a new awareness
of Israel's vulnerability, a crucial
realization of Israel's importance
for Jewish survival in the face of
heightened anti-Semitism, and the
first time that the Israeli leader-
ship has been held accountable
that it is not infallible."
Dr. Fein, who had been on a
cross-country campaign in behalf
of Israel, pointed out that "for
the first time in history there
was no inhibition on the part of
the American Jewish people in
responding to the problem."
At the same time, he called at-
tention to the repeated attempts
by leaders of non-Zionist organi-
zations, to encourage greater in-
dependence of American Jewry
from Israel.
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There is n > prevention or cure; however, testing can prevent
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Tl i- prosram. now being developed throughout our community,
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The Shalom Committee, a new program instituted by the
Jewish community, welcomes newcomers to thi- area. A commit-
tee of 20 worn i visits and provides new residents with informa-
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fJenisti noridfiann Shf r of Hollywood
Page 13
hat Makes a (Jewish) Writer Great
Continued from Page 4
)arwin and Marx never existed
lor him to mold the new tonality
If literary form as it has for
It hers.
When I raised this question
kith Singer on the occasion of
jr last meeting, he dismissed it
an "absurdity" and an "irrelev-
And so his failure in this, as
as his parochialism, is what
him out of the mainstream
makes him certainly a Jew-
ish literary money-maker like,
say, Sholem Asch before him, but
a voice hardly worth hearing.
NEITHEB BY style nor con-
tent does he tell us anything
about his ghetto world that would
illumine ours for us.
Even if we take him on his
own ghetto terms, compare a
Singer tale to Malmud's "Magic
Barrel," in which a Philadelphia
immigrant relives the experience
of Jacob in bondage to Laban,
and Singer die* ignominiously,
when Sinser. FROM the ghetto.
ought to understand it better
than Malamud, who is merely OF
In the end, my point is not to
put Singer down he does that
well enough for himself but
the movie moguls who would sad-
dle us with their own ignorance
as they set the stage to make a
million. (After all. Singer is also
bewitched by exorcism. Why not
cash in on the fad?)
THIS IS particularly signifi-
cant at a time when the book
publishers. Schocken, have just
recently brought out another col-
lection of letters from one of
the genuine Jewish literary giants
of the twentieth century, Franz
Kafka, who is up there, if not
quite so high, nevertheless among
the peaks upon which Joyce.
Proust and Mann are perched.
And of whom we ought to know
moreeven if Golan is not about
to produce a picture based on his
work because it wouldn't pay.
For more about this, next
week .
Brandeis Gets Nazi Death Camp Documents
Continued from Page 1
llass., survivor of the Nazi holo-
caust, who was incarcerated in
\ie camp together with her first
i^band, Alfred Goldscheider,
ad the couple's two children,
anus and Nina.
IT WAS at Theresienstadt, 23
tiiles from Prague, that tens of
housands of Jews were held on
heir way to Dachau and Ausch
Goldscheider held a minor ad-
linistrative post at the partially
i'lf-governing transportation
lamp and secreted the documents
y they passed through his post.
Goldscheider gave the precious
locuments to his wife for safe-
keeping and told her that one
day they would be of extreme
Just bofore the end of the war,
he and his 17 year-old son. Hanus,
were transported out of Theresi-
enstadt. Emma Goldscheider nev-
er saw them again.
FREE AFTER the war, she
and her daughter, Nina, who also
survived, meticulously traced Al-
fred and Hanus.
They learned that the father
had been sent to Auschwitz,
where he died in a gas chamber
and that Hanus had succumbed
in a hunger camp.
Emma returned home to Bo-
hemia, where she unsuccessfully
tried to reclaim her factory and
business which had by that time
been appropriated by the Com-
Aliyah Month Observance
Begins Sunday In Florida
["he Committee for Aliyah life in Israel, opportunities and
mh has^announced that Aliyah | programs Israel can offer to youth,
as well as for adults. A guest
peaker from Israel will conduct
the meetings using audiovisual
fnth in Florida will be observed
nn Feb. 10 through March 17.
rommittee members include
Harriet Green, national vice
sident rf the American Zionist
Ideration, acting as chairman;
fad Shapiro, director of the Is-
Aliyah Center in rlorida; Paul
apian, chairman of the Associa-
of Americans and Canadians
Aliyah in Miami; Hanan Sher,
lector of the Israel Youth Pio-
1ms in Florida; and Reuven
hkol, Shaliach fcr Young Judea
The Rabbinical Association of
i ater Miami has adopted a
alution to help with this pro-
and the main Jewish organ-
lions in Florida are sponsoring
yah Month.
e program was established
the purpose of creating an
freness in the consciousness of
Jewish cvnmunity regarding
possibility of Aliyah (immigra-
te Israel).
The committee has set up some
1 meetings in Florida, working
liscussion groups, to hear about
The Central Conference of
American Rabbis called upon its
1.100 members to assist in promot-
ing Aliyah Month through educa-
ional programs, seminars and a
-pecial religious service for the
1.1 million members of the move-
ment's 715 synagogues.
In a communication to the mem-
bership, Rabbi Leon Kronish,
chairman of the CCARs Israel
Commission, recommended that a
Shabbat Aliyah" be held in all
of the Reform congregations March
i. He urged that rabbis sermonize
on the subject, open the temple
for aliyah seminars, conduct parlor
meetings and hold similar pro-
grams with congregational af-
filiates and religious school classes.
To conclude the observance, a
community wide Aliyah Confer
once will be held Sunday, March
17, featuring distinguished guest
speaker from Israel, Abraham
Schenker, the head of the Organ-
.zation and Information Depart-
]slo Condemns Five
On Murder Charge
Continued from Page 1
earn engaged in anti terrorist ac-
tivities and that most of the de-
fendants had participated in simi-
actions in Paris and Rome
khere a number of guerrillas had
been killed.
French and Italian investiga-
tors attended the trial and ap-
plied for an opportunity to ques-
& Police also cooperated with Nor-
Iwegian investigators and supplied
I'lhe Oslo prosecution with infor-
Imation on the activities of the
defendants in France.
Family, friends, home and
wealth gone, she and her daugh-
ter dressed in borrowed clothing,
migrated to the United States car-
rying one package the docu-
ments from Theresienstadt.
The papers are considered by
Joshua Rothcnberg, librarian of
the Judaica Section of the Gold-
farb Library at Brandeis, as rare
and invaluable, unique in their
chronological completeness.
pers will be part of the Brandeis
Holocaust Collection, since they
are written documents and not
voice recordings of first-hand ex-
However, they have been re-
viewed by Jacob Cohen, assistant
ment of the Jewish Agency, Jeru-
The community is invited to
parti-ipate in the various meet-
ings. For more information, call
the Israel Aliyah Center at 14 NE
1st Ave., Miami.
Sinai Sisterhood
Donor Luncheon
Temple Sinai Sisterhood will
hold its annual "Donor Luncheon"
at noon Wednesday, Feb. 27, in
-he Gigi Room of the Fontaine-
)lcau Hotel, Miami Beach.
Mrs. Jacob Mogilowitz is chair
man, Mrs. Philnp Mautner, ticket
ind reservations chairman and
VIrs. Mimi Strauss, "earned donor"
Entertainment will be provided
by Stephen Dubov, tenor, accord-
ing to Mrs. Joel Rottman, presi-
Sisterhood Presenting
Family Opera Singers
Temple Beth Ei Sisterhood will
vesent the Florida Family Opera
Singers of the Opera Guild of
Greater Miami in the Tobin Audi
orium Sunday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m
Excerpts from La Boheme, La
Fraviata. Madame Butterfly, Cam-
slot and Cabaret are among the
nusical selections to be perform
d. Tickets may be secured frem
Mrs. Melvin Freedman or the tern
le office.
claimed that the victim had no
connection with Palestinian ter-
rorist gangs and had been "mur-
dered by mistake."
Miss Rafael and Gehmer were
recently interviewed by Israeli
newsmen in the prison cells and
said they were confident that
justice would prevail and that
they would be released.
Under Norwegian law, good be-
havior brings a one-third reduc-
tion of sentence. All of the de-
fendants had already been de-
tained for seven months.
Irwin Jotfor
Madwin Jaffer Alvin Jaffar
Represented b)r Sonny Levitt. F. 0.
Represented by: Philip Ranki, F 0.
Chapels available in all
communities in New YorK and
throughout the Miami,
W Palm Beach areas
professor of American studies,
the Brandeis scholar who over-
sees tlv: living history project.
Broward Teen Tour
Committee Meets
Vhe Broward Teen Tour To Is-
rr.el tommittee rnet recently at
the home of chairman Dr. Robert
Pittell. Mrs. Shirley Cohen and
Mordecai Opher were unanimous-
ly accepted as leaders of the June
19 to July 16 tour, which will
cost approximately SI.20C.
Ilene Kones. a participant in
the 1973 Lip, suggested that the
gioup vi:it a Malben (old age in-
titution) and an Absorption Cen-
ter. Her suggestions were ap-
proved, and the committee agreed
on a visit to Yad Vashem, follow-
ed by a trip to the Western Wall.
Annual Luncheon
The Hillei community Day
School PTA he'd its third annual
luncheon-fashion show last week
at the Eden Roc Hotel.
This year's theme, "Burst of
'They are very important. Onej Color." was presented by Melba
can reconstruct the daily life in > Boutique of Hollywood.
a detention camp from 1942 to
1B44. This may be the most com
plcte set of administrative docu-
ments from Theresienstadt in ex-
istence," Cohen said.
The papers contain routine
data like housing assignments.
They also include lists of those
who will leave and stay which
can now be translated as "who
will live and who will die."
NOTING THAT for 28 years
Mrs. Fuchs now 72 years old. '
guarded the precious papers as
she was instructed by her hus- j
band. Prof. Cohen said:
"She is presenting them to I
Brandeis now because she be- |
lieves young people should under-
Stand what happened."
Roberta Seinfeld acted as chair-
person; her committee included
Raquel Scheck. Barbara Feldman,
Julie Cohen, Robin Rothenberg
and Hedea Cantor.
Terry Drucker coordinated the
fashion show modeled by Terry
Drucker. Ann Singer, Shelly Lip-
son. Ba bara Abramson, Pearl
Cohen, Hedea Cantor. Alvina Duff-
ner and Annette Moore.
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Community Calendar
Temple Beth Shalom Sisterhood Sweetheart Dance8 p.m.
Templq Beth Shalom
Temple Israel of th#Uvir Art Aiictidif-i-8 'p.m'.Temple Is-
rael of Miramar.
Temple Sinai Men's Club Breakfast9:00 a.m.Temple Sinai
Temple Beth El Brotherhood Breakfast9:30 a.m.Temple
Beth El.
La Mer JWF '74 Campaign Breakfast10 a.m.La Mer So-
cial Hall
Temple Solel Art Auction7 p.m. preview8 p.m. auction-
Carriage Hills Country Club
Temple Sinai Fine Arts Series"I Am a Woman"8 p.m.
Temple Sinai
Professior.-l II Dance8 p.m.Steak & Brew (Miami
B'nai B'rith, Hollywood Chapter, General Meeting8 p.m.
Home Federal 3idg. Hollywood.
Temple Solel Sisterhood Board Meeting9:30 a.m.Home of
Mary C. Gottlieb
Hadassah, Hollywood ChapterDonor Luncheon12:00
National Committee Brandeis Women Meeting1 p.m.Tem-
ple Beth El.
Fight-For-SigKt Luncheon12:00Diplomat.
Miramar Chapter Pioneer WomenLuncheon/Card Party
12:30 p.m. First Federal Bank Bldg. 183rd & Biscayne.
Hadassah. Beach GroupRegular Meeting1 p.m.Galahad
Beth Shalom Men's ClubGeneral Meeting8 p.m.Tem-
ple Beth Shalom.
Federation SinglesOceanography Discussion8 p.m.No.
Broward Federation office.
B'nai B'rith Women, Hollywood ChapterLuncheon12:00
Sweden House.
American Israeli Lighthouse. Hallandale ChapterRegular
Meeting12:30 p.m.Home Federal Bid?.Hallandale.
JWF Women's Leadership Meeting8 p.m.Home of Karen
Israel Histadrut Community Meeting8 p.m.Temple Beth
Beth Shalom Men's Club "Monte Carlo N'ite"8 p.m.Tem-
ple Beth Shalom.
Young Professionals Dance8:30 p.mYMHA. Miami.
B'nai B'rith. Chai LodscDance9 p.m.
Galahad South Federation '74 Campaign Brunch10 a.m.
* 'Recreation Room.
Temple Beth t.\ sisterhood Program"Florida Family Op-
era Singers"8 p.m.Temple Beth EL
NCJW Board Meeting10 a.m.Home Federal Bldg. Hal-
Temple Sinai Adult Education Forum with Rev. Luther C.
Pierce8:^0 p.m.Habcr Karp Hall.
Temple Solel Rummage Fale9 a.m.Playworld.
Hadassah, Hollywood ChapterBoard Meeting10 am.
Home Federal Bid'.:. Hollywood.
Hadassah, Hollywood ChapterBook Review1 p.m.Home
Federal Bldg. Hollywood.
Presidential Towers Federation '74 Campaign Dinner6-9
p.m. Activity Room
Temple Sinai Sisterhood Board Meeting8 p.m.Temple Si-
Federation Women's Division Luncheon11:30 a.m.Em-
erald Hills Country Club.
Temple Sinai Sisterhood Donor Luncheon12:00Fontaine-
bleau Hotel.
Fight-For-Sight General Meeting12:30 p.m.Temple Beth
Cancer Research Luncheon.1:30 a.m.Emerald Hills Coun-
try Club.
B'nai B'rith Women. Hallandale ChapterRegular Meeting
12:30 p.mHome Federal Bldg. Hallandale.
Technion Society WomenMeeting12:30 p.m.Galahad
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(Conservktivr). 416 NE 8th Ava
Rabbi Harry E. Schwartz. Canto*
Jacoh Danztaer,
J8801 NE 22n<: Ave. Reform. Rabbi
Ralph P. Kingsiey, Cantor Irvine
Shulkes. 37
GREGATICN. (Reform) 3501 Uni-
versity Dr.. Coral Spring*. Rabbi
Max Weitz.
(Orthodox). 3891 Sterling Rd.. op-
posite Hollywood Hills High School.
President Dr. Frank Stein.
Saturday. 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH EL (Reform) 1M1 t
14th Ave., Hollywood. Rabbi Samuel
BETH SHALOM (Temprel Conserva-
tive. 401 Arthur S'.. Rabbi Morton
Malavsky. Cantor Irving Gold.
TEMPLE BETH AHM (Conservative)
310 SW 62nd Ave., Hollywood. Rabbi
Salomon Benerroche.
TEMPLE SOLEl (Liberal). B001
Thomas St.. Hollywood. Rabbi Rob-
ert Frazin.
TEMP_E SINAI (Conservati/e) 1201
Johnson St. Rabbi David Shapiro.
Cantor Ye:.uda Heilbraun.
TEMPLE ISRAEL (Conservative)
6920 SW 35th St. Rabbi Avrom !
Jrazin. I
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Hadassah Book Review Set
Hollywood Chapter of Hadassah
will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.
26, in the Home Federal Building,
Hollywood. Mrs. Paul Sperber
will review "Odessa File," a book
by John Forsyth concerning the
secret organization which success-
fully protected the identities of
former SS members in and out of
Germany prior to the end of
World War II. I
Starting in March, the
Women's "Message for Life"
program needs telephone
volunteers to work on the
JWF 1874 Women's Division
Campaign. Please phone Fed-
eration. 921-8810.
Edward Dincin, Gulfstream Gar-
den Apartments' 1974 Jewish
Welfare Federation campaign
-haiiman, presided at a mset-
inci in the complex' re=reation-
| al builriinn this week where the
| film-? "Go'.da Meir" and "Mes-
sage of Life" were shown and
an appeal was made for the
continued support of Israel.
Bar Mitzvah
Brian, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Stephen Taylor, will be Bar Mitz-
vah Saturday, Feb. 16, at Temple
Sold ceremonies in the Eden Roc
Michael, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Sherman I.ichty, will be Bar Mitz-
vah Saturday, Feb. 23. at Temple
Solel services in Emerald Hills
Country Club.
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Michael, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Matthew Einbinder, will be Bar
Mitzvah Saturday, Feb. 23, at Tem-
ple Beth El.
fr & tr
Scott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed-
ward Friedlander, will be Bar
Mitzvah Saturday. Feb. 23, at Tem-
ple Israel of Miramar.
Steven, son ol Mr. and Mrs. Rob-
ert Kerbel, will be Bar Mitzvah
Saturday, March 2, at Temple Beth
Dean, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel
LaMelle, will be Bar Mitzvah Sat-
urday, March 2, at Temple Beth
At the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in
Jerusalem, Mrs. Sidney Munter, a member of the National
Board of Hadassah, of 3725 S. Ocean Dr., Hollywood, views
a new, very sophisticated instrument called a "Vitreous
Cutter which is used to remove clots of blood in the fluid
filling the eyeball. It proved invaluable as a means of re-
storing vision to soldiers blinded in the Yom Kippur War.
Mrs. Munter was one of the 150 top leaders of Hadassah
who were in Israel for Hadassah's mid-winter conference.
Maria Gale, (left) caseworker for Tewish Family Service of
Broward County, was guest speaker at a Jewish Welfare
Federation's Women's Division meeting held at the home
of president Joyce Roaman. Frances Briefer, (right) cam-
paign chairman advisor for life, is discussing the morning's
agenda with them.
Leon Lear of Hallandale (second from right) receives the
Stale of Israel's 25th Anniversary Founders Award from
William Littman chairman of the South Broward Israel
Bonds board of governors. The award recognizes distinc-
tive leadership in the Israel Bond campaign to advance
the nation's economic development. Pictured with Lear and
Littman are Ben Kornfeld (left), chairman of the Imperial
Towers North Israel Bonds Committee, and Jay DiPietro
Showboat Trip For Seniors Set
The recent senior citizens' trip The alj-day excursion, chariered
(0 the cinema Theatre, preceded exclusively for this croup will to-
by luncheon at Hoffman's Cafeteria .lude &u if.... .
was so successful that Myrna
Amsel, Jewish Community Cen-
ter's North County extension di-
rector, has announced a third all-
day outing.
South Broward area senior
citizens will be able to enjoy a
trip on Johnny Grant's Showboat,
Sunday. March 3, at 10:30 a.m
a ride up the Interc.iastal
Waterway luncheon and a show.
Bus pickup will be from T.
Israel, Miramar; American Merit-
age School, Hollywood; and Tem-
ple Beth El, Hollywood.
For information and reserva-
tions phone Myrna Amsel at the
Federation office.

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On Apostate and Martyred Jews
^ISRAELI IN LOVE," by Maurice Edelman
(Stein & Day, $7.95, 417 pp.), is a novel
lepicting the non-political aspects of the life of
he apostate Jew who brought Great Britain to
L pinnacle of fame and made it an empire upon
thich the sun did not set.
This is the story of the young Disraeli who
is the dashing opportunist on the way to be-
aming the most powerful man in England.
The author has been a member of Parliament
|or 24 years. The use of authentic letters and
Ither incidents lend an aura of true biography to
jhis engrossing novel.

'THE MACCABEES," by Moshe Pearlman
iMa:mil!an Publshing Co.. $12.95, 272 pp.). is a
beautifully il!u-*rated dramatization of a water-
shed in Jewish history. It is an authentic histori-
cal account based on Hebrew accounts, as well as
",reek and Latin sources.
The book is profusely illustrated with photo-
graphs of scenes and statuary. The author is a
former lieutenant colonel in the Israeli Army and
a scholar of distinction. He has made history
sound as if it were contemporary'.

"AUSTRIA, 1918-1972," by Elisabeth Barker
(University of Miami Press, $12.50. 295 pp., plus
ndex) is the account of the political and economic
evolution of the country after the fall of the
Habsburg Empire.
The author reports that at least 65,459 Aus-
trian Jews were killed or died in Nazi concentra-
tion camps.
She writes that of the 10,000 Austrians in
Britain in 1941, 99 per cent of them were Jews
and that 10 per cent volunteered to fight against
the Nazis.
While Article 6 of the Allies Control Agree-
ment that ruled Austria after the war granted
certain rights to minorities. Russia, one of the.
members of the Control Commission, objected
from 1948 to 1953 to proposed laws that would
have restored property to Jews and other vic-
tims of Nazi persecution.
fKe-bcrt Rectal
What About $2 Trillion
To Help Save the Planet Earth?
IC_^i**/ tZ/^rlpert
Observing a Columnist Eat Crow
I ASIDE FROM its physical con-
sequence, thn war his al'0
upset a number of political cre-
I does and ideological beliefs. Slo-
gans which had been freely ban-
died about in the preceding
months and years are still being
used, but their meanings have
become blurred.
"No surrender of territories
without peace."
Or, "there will never be peace
unless we give up territories."
These no longer mean the same,
and it is not the same people
who use them.
AT ONE time there were fairly
clear lines of demarcation sep-
.'' ating the so-cailei doves from
the hawks. Today the birds them-
selves are not quite sure of their
ornithological classification. Of
one thing only they are certain:
none of us wants to be a sitting
pigeon for the Arabs.
The leading figures in the dove
movement, prior to the war, were
Lyova Eliav. Pinhas Sapir, Abbi
Eban. and a long string of Utopi-
an1!, idealists and extreme leftists
whose views differed from each
other only in degree.
ciple that so long as Israel held
(onto the occupied areas Golsn,
West Bank of the Jordan, Gaza,
Sinai, there could never be peace.
The realists among these
doves sustained a rude shock on
Yom Kippur Day. They discov-
ered that while they had been
talking about good-will and com-
promise and gestures of friend-
ship, the Arabs had been planning
the complete military destruction
of Israel.
BUT IF the doves in Israel's
public life were disconcerted,
much the same can be for
the hawks. The leading advocates
of the strong stand were Golda
Meir. Moshe Dayan, Israeli Galili,
and a number of personalities
from military and right-wing cir-
They insisted that the Arab?
could not be trusted. Israel's se-
curity lav in our continued occu-
pation of the areas, and in build-
ing up our military power. They
were against any unilateral com-
promise. Indeed they were skepti-
cal of the value of any "guaran-
tees" which might be offered in
exchange for softening of Israel's
attitude. Any show of weakness
would be a step toward suicide,
thev insisted.
AND THEY too experienced a
rude awakening on Yom Kippur
Day. The much vaunted military
machine was caught by surprise.
If there was a miracle in this war,
it was the rapidity with which we
regained our balance, and were
able to shift to the offensive. But
the blind faith in the invincibility
of our armed forces and its lead-
ership was badly shaken. The
hawks, too, are taking a new look
at their philosophies. Following
the elections there will inevitably
b? a redrawing and a shifting of
philosophies and even of personal
JT WAS reported out of Minne-
apolis the other day that a fed-
eral judge had awarded a total of
$19,000 in damages to 23 people
who had been arrested in a 1970
police raid on an antiwar fund-
raising affair in the home of a
University of Minnesota profes-
Not a very exciting news item
when compared with the energy
crisis, the roller coaster course of
war and peace in the Middle Blast,
and the long shadow thrown by
NOT VERY important and
The federal judge ruled for
compensation for those 20 Amer-
icans because they were harassed
by the police. To cloak their anti-
war move so offensive to fun-
damental civil liberties the
police were instructed to bring
in the protestors on the grounds
that they were operating in a
disorderly house or. at least, were
present therein.
This freak arrest took place
four years ago. Since then, a
wobbly peace has been estab-
lished in Vietnam, the U.S.
troops have cleared out, and re-
criminations about America's in-
volvement in that still tormented
land have subsided.
BUT FOR the sake of our fu-
ture course, we owe it to our
children and their children to
count the cost of the involvement.
Especially now that we have vi-
tal national legislation curbing
the President's war making pow-
ers (passed over Mr. Nixon's
That essential law, reportedly
backed by 80 per cent of the
American people, declares that
henceforth the President must
have the approval of Congress to
commit our armed forces t>> hos-
tilities abroad.
WITH SUCH a safeguard, can
any one, two or three presidents
ever again puli into a murderous
morass like Vietnam? Would we
ever again permit 50.000 Amer-
icans to be killed in a war so far
removed from our own shores,
and would we recall that the
American casualties in Vietnam
were almost as great and painful
as those in World War II?
Chances are we will forget the
Vietnam tragedy far too soon.
Shocking current events will
crowd out the sordid history of
this past three decades: the Japa-
nese occupation of Vietnam in
1940, the rise of Ho Chi Minh, the
agreement by th? United States
in 1959 to help France finance
the French war against Ho Chi
Minh, the fogged-over Geneva
agreement of 1951, the first in-
sertion of U.S. Military Assist-
ance Advisory Groups in 1955,
the aboltion of free ''lections by
Premier Diem in 1956.
Today Vietnam is drained of
American presence.
WE ARE out. But when the
Pentagon squares off in a cam-
paign for new demands for an $85
million defense budget, we think
again of the physical, mental, and
it oral agony inflicted on us by
We are told by Buckminster
Fuller that the nations of this
fear-racked world are spending
$2 trillion each year now for arm-
aments, for possible future wars.
Perhaps the U.S. Army major
who said of the village of Bentre
that "it became necessary to de-
stroy the town to save it" was
tipping us off to the ominous pos-
sibility that other warriors, more
highly placed, may find it neces-
sary to pulverize the planet to
save it.
jLsavid Schwartz
Generals Don't Always Take Over
COME CONCERN has been expressed at the
number of military leaders in Israel holding
political office after retirement from their army
Prof. Abel Jacob, in a letter to the New York
Times, points out that in the case of Israel many
of the officers retiring at the age of 45 or there
about* are men of talent and administrative abil-
ity and it is easy to see why they are recruited for
political administration.
BUT HE thinks there should be a lanse ol
some five years or so, before being eligible for
the latter.
There is of course the danger that some mili-
tary leader might try to take over a country, but
it has never happened in the U.S. and will not
likely happen in Israel. Washington, Andrew Jack-
son, Grant, Taylor, Harrison and Eisenhower were
all generals before being President.
There have been military leaders who ha*
been good Presidents and some who were not so
good, just as there have been good and bad Presi-
dents who were not military men. Grant was a
great military leader, but a complete washout as
President. On the othr hand, Andrew Jackson
was an excellent President.
'Exorcist': Swiftest Run Away in the Million Dollar Movie Market
WILLIAM FRIEDKIN, a graduate from television
with only two important features, "Boys in the
Band" and "The French Connection" to his credit,
is director of "The Exorcist," from the controversial
novel by William Peter Blatty dealing with the sub-
ject of diabolical possession.
The book has sold over six-million copies through-
out the United States and has been translated into
18 languages.
THE MOVIE, which was in production for more
than 10 months and cost in excess of $10 million, is
destined to become the year's runaway money-maker,
grossing almost $2 million during its first week in
only 25 theaters in the United States and Canada.
Produced by Blatty for Warner Bros., "The
Exorcist", opened at the National Theater in the
fashionable suburb of Westwood in Los Angeles,
with long lines waiting at the box office for hours
(during the current rain storm) vainly trying to
obtain tickets which are sold out days abend.
"The Exorcist" recounts the eternal struggle
between the forces of good and evil dealing with a
devilish creature who has taken over the body of an
innocent girl of 12 and refuses to leave, even after
tedious rites have been performed by a Jesuit priest
and a professional exorcist called in from abroad.
UNLIKE "The Dybbuk," where a young woman
is possessed by her lover, a Yeshiva student in Po-
land of yesteryear who had found an untimely death,
"The Exorcist" boasts no romantic relationship be
tween the maiden and the dominating force within
On the contrary, the demonic spirit of today is
one inclined to kill those trying to perform the
exorcism and simultaneously eager to destroy the
girl just for spite.
Ellen Burstyn, known to us from the films "The
Tropic of Cancer" and "The Last Picture Show," ren-
ders a deeply moving characterization as the vie
t'm's harassed mother. Lee J. Cobb is the police de-
tective who knows it all but keeps silent to protect
the innocence of youth.
Max von Sydow appear- as Father Merita, the
exorcist; and new-Jason Mil'er, author of the Pul
itzer Prize-winning play "Tha* Championship Sea
fon" an expos of rural anti-Semitism essayi
the part of Jesuit priet Damien Karras who sacri-
fices his life to break the case.

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