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Hollywood, Florida Friday, April 25, 1975
1975 Campaign Victory Celebration Set May 18
Melvin H. Baer and Lewis E.
Cohn, 1975 Combined Jewish Ap-
peal Israel Emergency Fund
Campaign cochairmen. have an-
nounced that the official closing
of the 1975 campaign will be held
Sunday. May 18.
At that time campaign leader-
ship wj! meet for a 10:00 a.m.
brunch at the Hilicrest Country
The campaign cochairmen
stated that a concerted effort is
being made to contact all indi-
viduals in the community who
have not yet made their 1975
"This is to be a victory cele-
bration, but it can only be so if
every.worker in the campaign has
completed his assignment," Lewis
'The 1975 CJA-IEF campaign
is quickly approaching the rec-
ord amount raised in 1974. This
amount can be exceeded only if
every Jew in the community will
make his commitment now." com-
mented Herbert D. Katz, Federa-
Israel Unveils New Jet, Says
People to Meet Half of Needs
By YITZHAK SHARG1L
TEL AVIV (JTA) Defense Minist er Shimon Peres said here that Israel was
prepared to produce 50 percent of its wea pons needs in the event that American mili-
tary aid was cut back. He also said that Is rael was totally justified in rejecting pres-
sures to accept Egyptian demands in the re cent bilateral talks conducted by Secretary
of State Henry A. Kissinger because guara ntees are proving worthless as evidenced by
the present situation in Indo-China.
HE SAID, however, that he
found it very hard to imagine
that the United States would re-
treat into isolationism because
the vacuum would be filled by
the Soviet Union.
He acknowledged that U.S.-
Israeli relations were passing
through a crisis period since the
failure of Kissingers latest Mid-
east mission but expressed con-
fidence that the crisis was a
"Should there be a drought in
our (military) purchasing rela-
tions (with the U.S.), this would
oblige us to step up production
at home, to work harder, to save
Continued on Page 7
Federation Director Speaker
At Quadomain UJA Meeting
At a meeting of the residents
of Quadomain, guest speaker
Robert N. Kerbel. executive di-
r.'.:or of the Jewish Federation
of South Broward. pointed out
the realities of today's struggle
for the survival of Israel an.l
World Jewry and the need for
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Hoff wer*
the guests of honor; a plaque
was presented to them by Joseph
L Ehrlich, Quadomain's cochair-
Sydney Holtzman. 1975 Hol-
lywood High Rise Area chairman,
expressed his appreciation to
Dr. Harry Breslaw, chairman, and
the coehairman, Joseph L. Ehr-
lich, William Masur and Louis
Schlesinger, and called them a
"fine, hard-working committee.
"This is the first time a United
Jewish Appeal event has been
held at the Quadomain and, writh
t he success of this initial event,
it augurs well for next year's
campaign," he said.
See Photos Page 7
K., Not Ford, Angry With Israel
By DAVID LANDAU
President Ford adopted a
careful even-handed tone in
his "State of the World"
message to Congress when
he reviewed the breakdown
of America's peace talks at-
Premier Yitzhak Rabin,
Defense Minister Shimon
Peres, and Jewish Agency
By JOSEPH POLAKOFF
To trade ueion officials
declared continuing full
support for the State of Is-
rael "come what may" and
urged that President Ford's
"reassessment" of U.S. Mid-
dle East policy be extended
to include the Soviet-Amer-
"Come what may Gen-
CmHmuI a Pa* 5-
leaders Pinhas Sapir, Leon
Dulzin and Moshe Rivlin
met here with Max Fisher
of Detroit, chairman of the
Jewish Agency Board of
Governors, Frank Lauten-
berg, United Jewish Appeal
general chairman, and other
U.S. Jewish leaders on the
current cooling of relations
SEN. JACOB K. Javits (R-.
N.Y.) flew into Israel for a
lightnin? eight-hour visit during
which he too discussed with Ra-
bin the current worsening of Je-
rusalem-Washington relaUons and
possible ways of improving the
situation. Javits came from Tehe-
ran at his own request.
He has apparently undertaken
to do his utmost to heal the rift
and hopes to be seen* Ford
and Secretary of State Henry A.
Kissinger soon after his return.
Be left Israel in the early after-
, .noon after lunching with Knes-
:seteV Abba Eban.
Fisher, who left at the week-
end after his own brief visit here,
also hoped to see Ford before
he delivered his "State of the
WELL-PI^ACED sources here
said Javits recommended to Is-
raeli leaders that they try to
steer the dialogue with the U.S.
away from the recriminations of
the past failure and towards plot-
ting a joint course in preparation
for a resumption of Geneva.
These sources told the JTA
that Javits believes the basis of
sympathy for Israel within the
Congress is still sound, but the
Senator said he is concerned by
the atmosphere of financial par-
simony, by erosion as witnessed
by Sen. Charles Percy (R., 111.),
and others, and above all by the
evidently very severe and per-
sonal way in which Kissinger has
taken his failure to conclude a
TOP ISRAELI observers here
confirmed that the central con-
cern is Kissinger's deep and on-
going anger and frustration
which he expresses at numerous
private and less than private
briefingsrather than the Pres-
ident's initial disappointment
which, it is felt, has now given
way to a more balanced reaction.
Fisher, who met with Ford last
week, is said to have assured Is-
raeli leaders that despite the cur-
rent mood of strained relations.
Ford remained a staunch friend
The JTA has, meanwhile, learn-
ed from well-informed sources
that pressure applied by Jewish
personalities in the U.S. was be
hind Kissinger's decision to post-
pone his scheduled second meet-
ing with a erouo of former senior
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The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, April 25, 1975
CAJE Community Hebrew Ulpaii
Begins Its Spring Trimester .
"Shalom U'vracha L'kitot Ha-
Ulpan" (Welcome back to the
Ulpan class) where the words
heard from teachers and students
as the sprina trimester of the
Community Hebrew Ulpan Pro-
gram operated By the Central
Agency for Jewish Education be-
Zvi Berger. executive director
of the Central Agency, indicated
that nearly a thousand students
will have participated during this
year in the three trimesters of
the Ulpan program.
The Ulpan program is cooper-
atively sponsored by the CAJE.
the American Zionist Federation,
the Israel Aliyah Office. The De
partment of Education and Cul-
ture of the World Zionist Or-
ganization, in cooperation with
Miami Dade Community College.
Students of the Ulpan elasses
attend for a wide variety of rea-
son.* individuals planning to
visit Israel, adults enjoying the
pleasure of renewed contact with
learning, public school teachers
studying Hebrew and gaining re-
cency credit for maintenance of
their certificates of teaching,
senior citizens learning a lan-
guage anew or renewing the
learning of their youth, families
planning to go on Aliyah to Is-
rael, and non-Jewish individuals
seeking to learn Hebrew to un-
The Ulpan methodology, which
concentrates on intensive involve-
ment in speaking and hearing the
Hebrew language, evolved out of
the approaches used in the
United States during World War
II to train servicemen to become
familiar with foreign languages
in a brief period of time.
When the State of Israel faced
the problem of absorbing tens
of thousands of immigrants speak-
ing many different languages, it
modified and refined these tech-
niques and developed the Ulpan
approach which has become
world-wide in application in Jew-
ish communities in almost every
country as well as its application
to foreign language teaching in
In addition to Hebrew language
Adult Study Group Sponsors Hescliel Film
Rabbi Chaim Listfield of Tem-
ple Sinai, Hollywood, has an-
nounced that the group of 20
people who have spent Wednes-
day nights studying the works of
philosopher and social activist
Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel. has
obtained a copy of a film inter-
view with Carl Stern of NBC and
will sponsor a viewing Wednes-
day, May 7. at 8 p.m. in the
Haber Karp Hall.
Members of the studv groun
soonsoring the film are Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Bernstein. Marvin Car-
rel. Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Eichner.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Fixel, Mrs.
Ruth Gold. Isaac Jacobsohn. Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Kraemer and their
daughter Both. Mrs. Jack Mil-'er.
Mrs. Alfred Rosenthal. Mrs. Saul
Singer, Mr. and Mr. Irving
Swade and Mrs. Harry Weinreieh.
The fi'm is open to the public
and there is no charge.
New Booklet Honors Jewish
Patriots In American History
Who was the first Jewish patriot to be killed in the War
"Without his aid they could not have carried on the (Rev-
olutionary! cause." What U.S. president said this about what
great Jewish American?
What Jewish commander led the legendary "Jewish Le-
Whom did the British call a "very great rebel"?
These and many other accounts are recorded in the new-
booklet entitled: 'Honoring 1776 And Famous Jews In Amer-
ican History," published in commemoration of the Bicentennial
Who was the first known Jewish- sett'er in the New World
and when did he arrive- In 1750. 1701, 1677, 1654
Win) was America's original "women's libber"?
Which Jewish officer reached the Navy'* highest rank and
for what law does his name rest in U.S. history?
Whose fleet of ships were critical in the colonies' ability to
wage the War of Independence?
Every Jewish child and parent will fee', pride in reading
about the heroic Jewish Americans who helped to create the
nation and shape its growth from the earliest years. Page after
page will l>e exciting, especially for those who are used to
thinking of most Jewish contributions to America as beginning
with the great migrations at the turn of the 20th Century.
Copies of "Honoring 1776 And Famous Jews In American
History" may he obtained by mail. Send 50c for each copy
desired to: Jewish Patriots,' Box 4488 Grand Central Station,
New York, N.Y. 10017.
study, the Ulpan program in-
cludes cultural elements and
classes will celebrate the Jewish
festivals that occur in the Spring
trimester Israel Independence
Day. Lag B'Omer. Jerusalem Day
On Jerusalem Day, classes will
gather at one location for cele-
brations that will include pres-
entations by individual groups,
films on Israel, Israeli singing
and dancing, and the Israeli pre-
The faculty members of the
Ulpan classes participate in spe-
cial instructional seminars con-
ducted by the Department of
Hebrew Language and Literature
of the World Zionist Organiza-
tion in order to perfect the tech-
niques for Ulpan teaching.
The entire Ulpan program is
conducted in cooperation with
the Miami-Dade Community Col-
lege and students receive three
college credits for their Ulpan
studies. Director of the Com-
munity Services Program for Mi-
ami-Dade Community College
North is Carrie Meek with Tony
Casale serving as assistant di-
rector and Dave Porter as Out-
Members of the Community
Hebrew Ulpan Committee include
Harriet Greene, president of
American Zionist Federation;
F''o7r Kmll. Director of Israel
Aliyah Center; Levi Soshuk.
veteran educator: Herbert Zvi
Berger. and Abraham J. Gittel-
son of the Central Agency for
Jewish Education. Rita Gold is
Uloan Admini<'rator. |
llillel Dav School
The PTA of the Hillel Com-
munity Day School held a joint
meeting with the Men and Worn-1
en for Hillel in North Miami;
Beach this week.
Dr. Joshua Steinberg, a North |
Dade physician who specializes
in sexology and fertility, spoke
on "Jewish Attitudes Toward
Sex and Fertility."
The PTA officers for 1975-76
were elected including Mrs. Sid-
ney Harris, president; Mrs. Alan
Bostom. ways and means vice |
president; Mrs. Walter Fingerer.
program vice president; Mrs
Leon Roth, membership vice
president; Mrs. Ira Ginsberg,
special events vice president;
Mis. Michael Yaimath, treas-
urer; ?.Irs. Gary Dubin. curies-
ponding secretary; and Mrs.
Shei man Wlnn, recording secre-
The HUM Community Day
School Ls proceeding with its
building campaign. The new
facility, which will be located at
NE 191st Street ana 25th Ave-
nue. North Miami Beach, will
house 500 students and will be
ready for use for the coming
Michael Scheck is president of
the school. Rabbi Albeit Mayer-
feld is principal and Marshall
Ba'tuch is executive director.
Registiation for the 1975-76
school year is underway. Call the
school office for information.
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Broward Region of ORT Holds
Second Annual Donor Event
The Broward Region of Wom-
en's American ORT (Organiza-
tion for Rehabilitation through
Training) held its second annual
Donor Society dinner-dance April
5. at the Diplomat Hotel, with
music by the Hal Rader orches-
The Donor Program of Wom-
en's American ORT is designed
to increase the financial produc-
tivity of the organization.
ORT s responsbiiity has always
been to be where Jews needed
help. As an instrument of self-
help. ORT has worked tirelessly
to provide a new and better to-
morrow for more than one mil-
As the geography of Jewish
needs has grown in the last two
decades, the CRT network has
grown successfully and creative-
ly, turning despair into oppor-
tunity on five continents.
It is successful because ORTs
emphasis has always been placed
on the man, rather than the job
that the individual must always
be treated with dignity that oc-
cupation training not only pro-
vides food, but the satisfaction
of looking at the world creative-
ly, of being able to solve prob-
lems, to make new contributions
to communities. This, humanistic
approach has catapulted ORT in-
to a major movement in Jewish
Members honored at the Donor
Society Dinner received a gold
bar pin. They were Mrs. Jay R03.
en. Mrs. Leon Leventhai. Mrs
Nathan Silverberg, Mrs. Jack
Lewis, Mrs. Milton Nowick, Mrs
James Kosak. Mrs. Isadore Spiel-
man. Mrs. Ed. Kolisky. Mrs
David Getson, Mrs. Louis Jacobs
Mrs. Robert Zaresky. Mr Nathan
Berrie. Mrs. Herbert Werner,
Mrs. Herbert Kimmelmar.. Mri'
Lawrence Chait. Mrs. Fay Rose
Mrs. Bernard Goldman. Mrs!
Frances Joseph. Mrs. Xorman
Gross and Mrs. Minna Flcekop.
The Broward Region has 2.700
members in 27 chapters, encom-
passing an area from Hallandale
to Deerfield Beach.
Persons interested in joining
ORT's Donor Societv Program
may ca'l th Region office. 2818
W. Griffin Rd.. Ft. Lauderdale,
Beth El Slate To Be
Installed At Dinner
With Rabbi Samuel Z. Jaffe
as installing officer, newly
elected officers of Temple Beth
El will take up their duties at
the s nagogue's gala installa-
tion dinner Wednesday at 6:30
p.m. in the Tobin Auditorium.
Entertainment will be by the
Lll Canto Boys. Rabbi Harvey
M. Rosenfeld will give' the in-
vocation. Reservations are neces-
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Friday, April 25, 1975
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Conference On Older Adult
Sunday In Haber Karp Hall
Joseph Kleiman, chairman for
the Commission on the Older
Adult, announces that a Confer-
ence on the Older Adult will be
he!d Sunday, May 4, at 9:30 a.m.
in Temple Sinai's Habcr-Karp
Ha'.l. 1201 Johnson St., Holly-
Guest speakers will be Rabbi
Sanford Shapero, Regional Di-
rector and National Director of
Gerontology, and U.S. Congress-
man William Lehman, who has a
special interest in the welfare of
the older adult.
South Florida has grown great-
ly in the past few years, particu-
larly with the increase in the
older adult Jewish population.
Synagogue life has been and con-
tinues to be affected by this
growth in many significant ways.
To consider and study this area
of congregational life, a Region-
al Commission on the Older
Adult has been organized.
The goal of the Commission is
to set policy and address them-
selves to the following proposi-
The Older Adult in the
The Older Adult Outside
The Older Adult in Condo-
minimum and High Rise Apart-
ments in all year round Syna-
The Older Adult in Condo-
B'noi Mitzvah Students
Participate In Services
Saturday, March 29 marked a
firs', at Temple Sinai, Hollywood.
Students who had recently be-
come B'nai Mitzvah had the
honor of performing for the con-
gregation in the Main Sanctuary.
The experience was so well re-
ceived that the students, includ-
ing Eric Appell, Steven Castor,
Adina Conn, Brian Gordon, Irv-
ing Heichen, Scott Levin, and
Michael Lobel, will again partici-
pate actively this weekend.
Cantor Yehudah L. Heilbraun
is the teacher of the Mitzvah
Group and has been working
with students of Bar and Bat
Mitzvah age the past year.
Among those who attended
the recent Women's Divi-
sion meeting to discuss the
Hi Rise Campaign were
Helen Cohn (left) and
Louise Diamond. They were
among a group evaluating
the Hi-Rise program, which
has raised some $275,000
to date. Also participating
were Karen Margulies,
Eleanor Weiner, Marcia
Tobin and Susan Miller.
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ments in High Holiday Syna-
Policy for the Southeast Re-
gion which will affect each con-
gregation will be established.
Rabbi Seymour Friedman, ex-
ecutive director of the United
Synagogue of America, urges
representatives of all synagogues
to attend this conference.
Also participating in this pro-
gram will be Joseph Golden, pres-
ident of the Southeast Region
United Synagogue of America.
Shalom Group To
Luncheon May 6
The installation of officers of
the Shalom Group of Hollywood
Hadassah will be held in the
Reef Restaurant Tuesday. May 6
at 1 p.m.
Mrs. Sherman Fast, Area Ad-
visor, will administer the oath
of office to Mrs. Sam Simon,
president; Mrs. Jacob Mates, vice
president, program; Miss Ruth
Graybar, vice president, #und
Raising; Mrs. Morris Goldberg,
vice president, Education; Mrs.
Louis Cuttner, treasurer; Miss
Bert Jacobson, recording secre-
tary; Mrs. Sam Garb, Mrs. Peter
Paley, corresponding secretaries;
Mrs. Robert Storfer, financial
The chairladie? for this affair
are Mrs. Jacob Mates and Mrs.
After the installation there will
be a program of songs by the
Shalom Songbirds with original
lyrics by Mesdames Goldberg,
Mates and Hutter.
Dr. Howard Adelson, De-
partment chairman of CC-
NY and author of many
Jewish books spoke on the
social, political and eco-
nomic crises of Israel at a
UJA-IEF function hosted
by Ben and Lee Rosenberg,
cochairmen of the Emerald
Hills Apartment Houses in
the social hall at 3800
North Hills Dr.
Emerald Hills Couples
Host Dessert Coffees
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Jaret will
entertain friends with an evening
dessert coffee Tuesday featuring
Dr. Arieh Plotkin as the informal
guest speaker. The occasion is
another in the ongoing series of
formal and informal events being
sponsored by residents of Emer-
ald Hills for the benefit of the
1975 IEF/Jewish Federat-on cam-
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kail were
hosts at a similar affair this
week where Miss Michal Kaplan,
a Sabra. was the guest of honor
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Joseph Kleiman Elected .
Temple Sinai President
At tMMffnual election meeting "
held Sunday evening. April 6,
Joseph Kleiman was elected pres-
ident of Temple Snai.
Other officers elected were
Mynm Levine. first vice presi-
dent; Dr. Sydney Luria, second
vice president; Michael Einhorn,
third vice president; Abraham
Saperstein, fourth vice president;
Charles E. Cohn, treasurer; Louis
Deutsch. financial secretary;
Mort Kushner, recording secre-
Elected to the Board of Gover-
nors for three years were Paul
B. Anton, Sydney Burkholz. Mrs.
Malvina Freeman. Philip Haus-
feld, Moses Hornstein. Jacob M.
Mogilowitz, Charles Pierson, Dr.
Robert Pittell, Dr. Alfred Rosen-
thai, Adolph Schonfeld, and Mrs.
Ina Wachman. Elected to a two-
year term was Hy Kameron; Mrs.
Phyllis Kraemer, Dr. Karl Mor-
genstein. and Jerald Ratico were
elected for a one-year term.
The following remain on the
Board: Dr. Donald Berman. Dr.
Howard Fuersl. Fred Greene,
Sydney Holtzman, Lee Jaffee,
Paul Koenig, Mrs. Marlene Luss-
kin, Seymour Mann. Robert J.
Margolis. Norman Platt, Mel
Reiser, Donald Rosen. Dr. Louis
Simonson. Dr. Saul Singer, Dr.
David Sugerman, and Dr. Irving
Sisterhood representatives on
the board are Mrs. Jeanne Wal-
dorf. Mrs. Marcy Kameron; David
Podvesker, Oscar Wachtel, Min-
yan Club representatives; Elliott
Stein and Sidney Terre are Men's
After the election Rabbi David
Shapiro presented out-going pres-
ident Jacob M. Mogilowitz with
an engraved watch on behalf of
the congregation and then install-
ed the newly elected officers and
members of the board. The new-
ly elected persident addressed
Entertainment was provided by
singer Vivian Lloyd.
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The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, April 25, 1975
Israel began the celebration of her 27th anniver-
sary of independence last week on the eve of Iyar 5.
This is a time beset by fateful questions for Jews
both in Israel and abroad. It is not hard to sense that
the primary spirit is less optimistic than cautious, al-
though, as Hans Habe points out in his essay in The
Jewish Floridan Anniversary Supplement (see Sec. C),
we agree that it is time for all of us to return to the
mood before the Yom Kippur War.
This does not mean, whether they were right or
wrong, cockiness and arrogance, as the Arabs came to
see the predominant quality in the Israelis before the
Rather it means a certainty of purpose and of di-
rection that seems to have slipped from our hands dur-
ing the last year and a half at least, in any case,
since Israel's 25th anniversary.
"We must wonder at the strange ways of our peo-
ple's history and their capacity to make suffering into
the seed of survival," President Ephraim Katzir noted
on the eve of the 27th anniversary.
The endangered little community of 1948 has be-
come a nation of close to three million persons.
Its agriculture and industry are remarkably devel-
oped. Its capacity to build and to defend itself in the
face of fierce onslaughts of enemies repulsed again and
again all these are qualities that should leave Israelis
and their Jewish brethren abroad far from dispirited,
as they seem to have become.
To see ourselves clearly now, we need in President
Katzir's view, the perspective not only of 27 years, but
of the many centuries of pain and sacrifice, faith and
vision that led to the emergence of the Jewish State in
Are There Any Questions?
The latest news about the return of the bodies of
Israeli soldiers carries with it the explanation, if there
needs to be an explanation, of why Israel wants some
guarantees for all the concessions she, as winner, is
being asked to make.
The return of bodies was one of the major items on
the agenda at Km. 101. Israel had just turned the war
around and surrounded Egypt's Third Army.
The U.S., in conjunction with her criminal partner
in detente, the Soviet Union, had just demanded that
the surrounded Egyptian army be permitted to go free
with no concessions whatsoever from the Egyptian
masterminds of the war they launched and lost.
To forestall the possibility of yet another loss of
face by the Egyptians, Israel acceded. Within days,
Egypt rewrote the history of the Yom Kippur War, star-
ring herself in the role of winner.
Also within days, she flouted her agreements on
the return of bodies an item Cairo knows is emo-
tion-laden for the Israelis.
Nothing has happened since those days nothing
until the other day, when Egypt finally shipped back
some Israeli bodies, but only on condition that they be
traded for convicted Arab terrorists now in Israeli
Any questions, State Department, et al., as to why
Israel places so little faith in Arab promises and even
less in the mere Arab "good intentions?"
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Just Who's Attacking What?
I WRITE this two months to the
day that a column of mine
appeared here (Feb. 14) entitled
"Bronstein Makes Us Feel
Since then. I have been regaled
with letters, largely angry' letters,
attempting to rebut my remarks.
EVEN NOW that so much time
has elapsed, and the flow of read-
er comment seems all but to have
abated, an occasional letter still
manages to surface filled with
the kind of vituperation charac-
teristic of them all.
From the beginning, the most
angry reaction was by one, Ar-
nold Markowitz. of The Miami
Herald, whose kinder comments
I am "asinine";
"It was entirely within the
province of the Herald's editorial
page to suggest a stiff sentence";
"Any validity your opinions
may have collapses with your
sarcastic description of the
Herald's coverage of the case";
"That's my work you're writ-
ing about, and I don't like your
THIS IS the order of Marko-
witz' argument, but certainly, the
last is the most important for
What was the column in ques-
tion all about?
It was simply thisthat San-
ford Bronstein's criminal activity
was investigated, prosecuted and
punished with an order of zeal
far out of proportion to the zeal
against any of the criminal ac-
tivities of any single Watergate
criminal or alleged criminal; that
the $867,750 Bronstein stole was
a childish prank compared to the
prize the Watergate crowd tried
to walk off with, which is to say
the sanctity of this nation as a
republic and the revered sense
of its highest principles as set
forth in the Constitution of the
NOW, to Mr. Markowitz' last
and punitive intent brought
point, which is, as I say, the most
important for him, the rest being
mere window dressing for a
bruised ego. Nothing else that I
had to say about the essential
issue is of any significance to
him. At the outset, he dismisses
my Watergate comparisons as
"fetched from far out in left
I am sorry to have to burst the
bubble of such monumental self-
importance. But the fact is that,
in writing the column in ques-
tion, never did Mr. Markowitz or
the Herald or the Herald's di
torial page enter my mind even
one single time, except when it
came time to take notice of th.
*hich the case was tried.
Arrogant forces of power A
ways find it hard to believe that
in the end, they are undone by
anonymity. In monolithic expres-
sions of opinion, no single person
can lay claim to individuality. He
who does, fails to survive. That
Is the paradox, and the pain, of
AND SO, when I was writing
my Feb. 14 column, never for a
moment was I aware of the exis-
tence of Mr. Markowitz, or aware
that Mr. Markowitz was the re-
porter assigned to the Bronstein
case. I might as easily have
thought of Newton's third law or
Max Planck on quantum mechan-
And if I had thought of Mr.
Markowitz, or known of hu
special significance to the case,
still it would make no difference
because he and his reporting
were all beside the point.
What was the point, and what
I wrote about in the Feb. 14 col-
umn in question, was not the
worthiness or the accuracy of his
reporting in the Bronstein case,
but the sanctimoniousness of the
entire procedure infecting both
the courtroom and the commun-
itya tone I can not attribute to
Continued on Pace 9-
Friday, April 25, 1975
14 IYAR 5735
Official Israeli map showing Israeli concessions.
gn^, April 25, 1975
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Yigcd Allan Unveils Egyptian, Israeli Maps in Miami
Israeli and Egyptian maps, released for the first time in The Jewish Floridian, show
that "It was not Israel who was intransigent," according to Yigal Allori, Deputy Prime
Minister c* Israel, in his meetings with American leaders in major U.S. cities across the
nation last week.
In Miami, his first stop, Allon unveiled working! maps over which Israel Ambassa-
dor to the U.S. Simcha Dinitz had pored at a briefing meeting with fop-level American
officials in Washington.
THE MAPS were copies of the
concession? Israel offered and al-
so the "conclusions" Egypt of-
fered that ultimately led to the
breakdown in Secretary of State
Henry Kissinger's diplomatic
shuttle diplomacy between the
The Israeli map (Page 4)
shows the proposed Israeli pull-
back from east of Port Said
through Gidi and Mitla. thence
along a southwesterly direction
(broken line) to Sudder on the
Gulf of Suez.
'This would give Egypt access
to the Abu Rodeis oil fitlds. now
occupied by Israel (shown en-
circled southeast of Suder and
EGYPT'S DEMAND shows a
general north-south line of with-
drawal for Israeli forces begin-
ning considerably east of the Is-
raeli proposalmuch closer to
El Arish. The line is also well
east of the Gidi and Mitla Passes
(encircled) and continues well
past Abu Rudeis toward E-Tur
on the Gulf of Suez.
'What the Egyptian govern-
ment is demanding," Allon de-
clared here and in the four other
major American Jewish commun-
ities he visited, "was to achieve
by negotiations what it has fail-
ed to do in four wars. We offer-
ed the Abu Rudeis oil fields,
which constitute 50 per cent of
our oil supply, and a route from
the Gulf of Suez to the. Suez Canal
IN A special briefing of the
top leadership of the Greater
Miami Jewish Federation's 1975
Combined Jewish Appeal Israel
Emergency Fund. Allon noted:
"Our whole thrust in the ne-
gotiations was to be as flexible
as possible. We were willing to
take the initial step forward to-
ward a peace agreement with our
neighbors, and all we asked in
Local Women To
Mrs. Arthur Grossman, local
Conference Chairman of the
Hollywood Chapter of Hadassah,
has urged all area Hadassah
members to attend all or part of
the Florida Region's three-day
annual conference which begins
Sunday at the Dupont Plaza
Hotel in Miami.
The Awards Luncheon will
take place Sunday, with fund-
raising workshops planned later
M the afternoon. A youth ac-
tivities workshop is scheduled
Sunday evening, followed by a
delegates' reception at 10:45 p.m.
Monday will feature educa-
tion and membership workshops,
followed by a cocktail party and
the installation banquet.
The executive board will meet
return for very tangible terri-
torial concessions was an indica-
tion by the Egyptians that an end
to the state of war could be
reached in the foreseeable fu-
According to Allon. Israel
made a secondary offer when it
became evident that Egypt was
not prepared to declare an end
to the state of war. This offer
include a movement to the east
of Israeli forces, turning over
half the strategic passes to
Egyptian control and permitting
the Egyptians to have civilian
administration of the Abu Rudeis
"WE HAVE an early warning
system within the Gidi and Mitla
Passes," said Allon. "We suggest-
ed that the Egyptians build an
early warning system within the
other half of the passes we
would turn over to them.
"Since both countries would
then have an early warning sys-
tem, it would preclude either na-
tion from initiating a surprise of-
fensive. In fact, this system of
early warning devices could mean
an end of hostilities in the Sinai."
According to Allon. the far-
reaching proposal made by Is-
rael, via Secretary of State Kis-
singer, a proposal that called for
Egyptian control of half of Sinai.
met with a general Egyptian un-
willingness to declare a state of
"We look to both Secretary of
State Kissinger and the United
States Government as the only
'mover' in the Mideast." said Al-
lon. "We are hopeful that
through the good offices of Sec-
retary Kissinger, that negotia-
tions can be resumed, negotia-
tions that Israel did not end, but
were terminated by Egypt."
"We have faced the realization
thatless than a generation af-
ter Hitler the Jewish people
continue to be vulnerable," said
Frank R. Lautenberg, national
"The Yom Kippur War was
more than a military conflict
it was a spiritual battle, for we
struggled together to reaffirm
our unity as one people in the
Magic Show Scheduled
Sunday At Temple Sinai
The Parents Association of
Temple Sinai, 1201 Johnson St.,
Hollywood, will present profes-
sional magician Paul Diamond
Sunday from 1-3 p.m. in the
Haber Karp Social Hall. The pro-
ceeds will be used for Temple
Youth. Tickets may be obtained
in the temple office. Bag lunches
and cold drinks will be available
from noon to 1 p.m.
Mr. Diamond's Magic Show is
not only available to temple
members and their children but
to the entire community. Mrs.
Alfred Rosenthal and Mrs. Myron
Brodie are in charge of the pro-
Ford not angry--
Continued from Page 1-
foreign policy officials whose
views he has been canvassing as
Part of America's Mideast reas-
FISHER, former Supreme
Court Justice Arthur Goldberg,
and others are understood to have
pointed out to the Secretary that
several members of his panel
had known business links with
the Arab world, as for example
George Ball, former Undersec-
face of those who would again
seek to destrov us."
"TODAY, THE war continues
retary of State during the Ken-
nedy and Johnson Administra-
tions, while there was a conspic-
uous absence of any known Israel
sympathizers in the.panel's make-
Despite this intervention, how-
ever, the feeling amosg top ob
servers here is that Jerusalem is
so far restraining American Jew-
ish leadership from launching a
full-blown counter-attack against
on another front." he continued.
"Now we must fight for Soviet
Jewry, which strives to build
lives in freedom, for the children
of Israel, whose educational op-
portunities have been cut back,
"for.the many in our own com-
munities throughout the world
who must have support to live
"To the people of Israeland
to our friends and foes through-
out the worldwe must demon-
strate that the Jewish people con-
tinue to stand together, that the
Jewish people are one."
The fjve-city tours (Miami, Dal
las. Los Angeles, Chicago, New
York) is the opening phase of a
UJA emergency drive to collect
$100 million in cash by the end
EGYPTiAN ^I^OPQSAL 2
khematic map of simai
Official Egyptian map showing demand
for control of roughly 50 percent of the
Sinai Peninsula. The line extends well
east of the strategic Gidi and Mitla Passes.
Meany Says Labor With Israel
Continued from Page 1
eva or a new shuttle on the
Potomac, reassessment or
no I am sure the Israelis
will hang on with great de-
termination to the idea that
they have a right to live as
a free people," declared
AFL-CIO President George
"AND INSOFAR as I can speak
for American labor, Histadrut
and the people of Israel will have
the help and cooperation of
America's workers the same as
they have had since 1920."
Earlier in his address. Meany
said that Israel is "unique" in
that "it is the only nation I know
that is the creation of a free trade
unionthe Histadrut, or Israeli
Federation of Labor formed
more than 50 years ago by David
Meany devoted his half-hour ad-
dress at a luncheon, of the AFL-
CIO's Maritime Trades Depart-
ment to foreign policy, criticiz-
ing the Nixon-Kissinger foreign
policy, urgng support of Israel,
and attacking Soviet performance
He received a standing ovation
from the approximately 400 pres-
PAUL HALL, president of the
Seafarers International Union, de.
clared that "the oil companies
should buckle down because
we're going to give you a bad,
bad time," and Thomas W. Glea-
son, president of the Interna-
tional Longshorcmens Union, said
that should another Arab boycott
take place the union will "boy-
cott every' Russian and Soviet
satellite ship and stop shipment
of everything to them."
Speaking of detente, Meany
said that perhaps the most dis-
astrous policy sold to the
American people" by Secretary
of State Henry A. Kissinger and
former President Nixon "was
this thing called detente" and
that "nowhere in the world is
the policy of detente exposed as
a fraud to any greater degree
than in the Middle East."
"When we talk of intransi-
gence or lack of flexibility on the
part of the Israelis, we should
do so in the light of Israel's his-
tory," Meany said.
"We should keep in mind the
one over-riding desire of the Is-
raelis^the determination to re-
tain their sovereigntyin other
words, their simple determina-
tion to stay alive to resist ex-
termination. In return for the
right to live, the Israelis, I am
sure, are willing today have
been willing all alongto make
real, meaningful concessions."
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, April 25, 1975
? Ask Abe ?
by ABE HALPERN
QUESTION: Who is the au-
thor of the Zohar?
SAMUEL M. ADLER
ANSWER: Zohar is a Hebrew
word meaning splendor, some-
times translated as brightness.
It is a central work in the
literature of Kabbalah, Jewish
mysticism. In Hebrew this work
is sometimes referred to as Seier
Ha'Zohar (Book of the Zohar)
or Sefer Zohar Torah (Book of
Splendor of the Torah).
Tradition attributes its au-
thorship to the Palestinian Tan-
na (teacher-sage) of the Tal-
mudic era, Rabbi Simeon Bar
Rabbi Simeon Bar Yohai of
the mid second century of the
common era was a pupil of Aki-
va, and when Akiva was impris-
oned for teaching Torah in pub-
lic, Rabbi Simeon continued to
study under and to attend him.
Later Rabbi Simeon himself
was sentenced to death. He and
his son Eleazar were compelled
to flee. They concealed them-
selves in a cave for twelve to
thirteen years and were pre-
served by a miracle until the
death decree was annulled.
Many legends were woven
around this period. It is believed
that during this time he de-
veloped the ideas embodied in
In my possession I have a set
of the Zohar Commentary in
five volumes, one each for the
Five Books of Moses. Published
in New York in 1926, it is a
Hebrew translation from the
language of the Zohar, which is
Aramaic. The Aramaic and He-
brew are printed side by side.
The Hebrew translation is by
Rabbi Yode! Rosenberg. The
title inscription in every volume
reads in Hebrew "Sefer Zohar
Torah which is a commentary of
the Holy Zohar on the Torah by
Tanna, Rabbi Simeon Bar Yo-
The Encyclopaedia Judaica,
Volume 16, p. 1209, has the fol-
"According to the deaf testi-
mony of Isaac B. Samuel of
Acre, who assembled the con-
tradictory information concern-
ing the appearance and nature
of the Zohar in the early years
of the 14th century, the book
was published, part by part, not
all at once, by the Spanish kab-
balist, Moses b. Shem Tov de
Leon, who died in 1305, after he
had met Isaac of Acre. This kab-
balist wrote many books in He-
brew bearing his name, from
1286 till after 1293. He was
connected with several kabbal-
ists of his time, including Todros
Abulafia and his son Joseph in
Toledo, one of the leaders of
Castilian Jewry, who supported
Moses de Leon."
Moses ben Siiem Tov de Leon
(1240-1305 c.e.) was apparently
born in Leon near Castile. He
is known to have writen and
published many sections of the
book which is part of the des-
ignation of the works of the
While authorities agree that
he published and edited many
books considered to be the main
substance of the Zohar, part of
his writings are in Aramaic.
Some scholars hesitate in
choosing between Eleazer ben
Hyr*anus and Rabbi Simeon Bar
Yohai as the heio of the con-
struction of the published works
of the 12th and 13th centuries
on the subject of the Zohar.
Most scholars agree that in
the works of Moses de Leon
there are references to other
works which he identifies as fol-
lows. "It is expounded in the in-
ner Midrashim," or "I have seen
a profound matter in the writ-
ings of the ancients," and "I saw
in the Yerushalmi." (Several
quotations from the Zohar ap-
peared under the title Yeru-
shalmi, meaning the Jerusalem
Quotations like these abound
in his writings. Some of them
are present in the Aramaic ver-
sion of the Zohar.
Some modern scholars at-
tribute the authorship of the
Zohar to Moses de Leon himself.
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Letter to The Editor
Invest In Human Decency
The dark powers of the Com-
munist forces are trying to
divide the human race into frag-
ments to conquer them later in-
The problem facing our na-
tion today is more critical than
at any time in our history, the
division among our people is
wide, and mistrust seems to be
the way man reacts to his broth-
I believe that decent Chris-
tians and Jews can help ease the
tensions of the troubled people.
Some of us have tried to work
and build a brotherhood of man
and great strides have been made
over the last fifty years, but not
great enough to stop the danger
It is increasingly vital for us
to maintain open lines of com-
munication between young and
old, minority groups and the
general community, between po-
lice and alienated segments of
the community, and to educate
for real brotherhood and against
the crime of bigotry.
We must count on all seg-
ments of our people to invest in
EDWARD D. DINCIN
To Install Slate
Hemispheres Group of Hadas-
sah held its last meeting of the
season April 15 under the direc-
tion of Mrs. Gertrude Dank,
president. The 1975-76 slate of
officers was voted in and two
new life members were an-
The group's non-profit lunch-
eon-installation will be held
Wednesday, May 7, under the
chairmanship of Mary Lipschutz,
with Ann Colin and Sima Feld-
man providing the salads and
other members preparing other
Dr. Samuel Z. Jaffe, spiritual
leader of Temple Beth El, Hol-
lywood, will be the installing of-
ficer and speaker. Members and
prospective members are invited.
A breakfast celebrating the
27th Anniversary of the found-
ing of the State of Israel was
held in the Social Hall of the
Imperial North ht Hallandale
Guests of honor were Mr. and
Mrs. Max Lublin, residents of
the Imperial Towers and former
residents of Washington, D.C.,
who for many years have sup-
ported the State of Israel.
The Lublins have also been ac-
tive in the Histradrut Founda-
tion, Israel Bonds, and the
I'nited Jewish Appeal Israel
Cochairmen for the function
were Leon Lear, Herbert Guild
and Herman Salners.
Special guest sjwaker was Lt.
Michal Kaplan of the Israeli
Trafalgar Towers I And II
Host UJA Meeting At Temple
An overflow group of Trafal-
gar I and Trafalgar II residents
heard a speech depicting Israel's
plight in the Mid-East delivered
by David Sella. a young Israeli
veteran, at Temple Sinai on
On the same occasion the resi-
d?nts of Trafalgar I honored th"ir
current president. Bernard
Glantz. and the resident-; of Tra-
falgar II honored their first pres-
ident. Samuel E. Jacobs.
Max Merbaum. a Trafalgar I
committee member, added com-
ments about his own personal ex-
periences and observations in Is-
The committees of both build-
ings are now in the process of
contacting every resident to as-
sure 100 per cent participation
in the 1975 United Jewish Ap-
peal Israel Emergency Fund
Heading the committee cf res-
idents for Trafalgar I are Abra-
ham Goldberg and Adolph Co-
hen, cochairmen, and Mrs. Bene
Cohen, Allen Dinaburg. E:rnard
Glantz. Jonas Kevelson. Stephen
Mariow, Max Merbaum. Mrs.
Rosalie Oremland, Mrs. Sarah
Schecter, Louis Sher and Abra-
ham Winikoff, committee mem-
Mrs. Adeline Davis is heading
the Trafalgar II committee winch
includes Louis Ballin. Jo-eph
Davis, Samuel E. Jacobs. Matthew
Levy, Charles Mayer, Martin Nar-
rod, Charles Wolfe and Samuel
Mrs. Adeline Davis served as the Trafal-
gar Towers II chairperson for the UJA
meeting at Temple Sinai which featured
David Sella (right) a young Israeli Army
veteran, as guest speaker. With them are ,
Philip Kohn, (left) Trafalgar II president, '
and Samuel E. Jacobs, the building's hon-
Among the Trafalgar Towers I residents
responsible for the success of the recent
UJA meeting at Temple Sinai were (from
left) Max Nerbaum, committee member;
Bernard Glantz, Trafalgar I honoree;
Adolph Cohen and Abraham Goldberg, co-
Dr. Fred Blumenthal, president
and chairman of the School
Board, and Dr. Morton Malavsky,
Rabbi of Temple Beth Shalom!
announce the opening of regis-
tration for the Beth Shalom Day
School for the 1975-76 school
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the only private day school spe-
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Broward County. Its program
utilizes the concepts of modified
open classrooms and individualiz-
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achievement through formal and
informal approaches. For the
next school year a fourth grade
will be added.
The school provides lunch daily
and transportation is available.
Classes are conducted from 8:30
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The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Chai Lodge, City Of Hollywood
Dedicate Children's Playground
Pictured at the dedication of children's
park area sponsored by Chai Lodge No.
2574, B'nai B'rith, are (from left) Nancy
Greenberg, Dr. Mark Greenberg, Viola
Holtz. Morris Holtz, Marty Berber and
The section of Apollo Park,
North 66fh Terrace and Johnson
Street, leased to Chai Lodge,
B'nai B'rith, by the City of Hol-
lywood in September, 1972 for
$1 b year,' was dedicated last
month by representatives of the
lodge and the city.
The children's playground
area developed by the lodge, con-
tains concrete c-imbing forms
and benches set in an octagonal
shaped bed of sand for safety as
well as other playground equip-
ment donated by Morris and
Viola Holtz in honor of their
patents, Isadora and Frieda
Representing the city at the
March 21 were Mayor David
Keating, City Manager Tony
Reasons, City Engineer Marshall
Bergacker, Patrick Hennigan,
director of Community Services,
and Phyllis Dewey and aUick
Fielding of the RecreationTDe-
B'nai E'rith State Association
President Ira Catz headed the
lodge delegation, which included
Mi.I Straus, lodge president; Dr.
Mark Greenberg, vice president
of the lodge who served as proj-
!:o:rrr.an, and Marty Gerber,
who is also a vice president of
The iodge was responsible for
the installation and maintenance
of the equipment; Insurance,
nient of shrubbery, land-
Ing and maintenance of the
nd will be provided by the
Citv of Hollywood.
The committee responsible for the suc-
cess of Quadomain's United Jewish Ap-
peal meeting included, from left to right,
(back row) Joseph L. Ehrlich, cochair-
man, Philip Barton, Joseph Train, Sidney
Hoff, Ben Lefrak, Dr. Harry Urstein, Dr.
Harry Breslaw, chairman, and Charles
Mund; (front row) Murray Silverstein,
Louis Schlesinger, cochairman, Morris
Epstein, Saul Kagan, Ben Weissman, Sam-
uel Koffler and Arthur Basch. Seated in
front is Mrs. Sidney Hoff, who was hon-
ored with her husband.
Israel Unveils New Jet, Says
People to Meet Half of Needs
Continued from Page 1-
every piece of equipment in our
possession and keep our ammuni-
tion boxes filled,'' the Defense
BUT HE added, "I'd find it
very hard to imagine that
America has given a divorce to
the whole world, to concentrate
only on her own affairs and on
her own coasts and to live a life
of isolation. I do not believe that.
Should America decide to turn
its back on the whole world, then
the world will change because
every place vacated by the
Americans will not remain emp-
ty. Russia will fill the gap," Peres
Peres made his remarks on the
eve of the arrival in the United
States of Deputy Premier Yigal
Allon for previously delayed
talks (by the State Department)
and on a much lower level as to
the possibilities besetting Israel
in the event of a renewal of
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Technion held its installation
luncheon this week in the Holi-
day Inn, Hollywood under the
chairmanship of Mrs. Charles
Harrison. Mrs. Anne Garbelnick,
former national president of
Technion, was the installing of-
Topic of discussion was the
medical engineering project of
Technion in Israel where re-
search in medicine is now linked
with modern engineering. Mrs.
Eleanor Goldberg is chairman of
the chapter's effort to support
Quadomain residents honored Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Hoff
at a recent United Jewish Appeal event, presenting them
with a plaque. Joseph Ehrlich served as cochairman of
the event and Dr. Harry Breslaw (right) was chairman.
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The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, April 25, 197S
co-ordinated by 1he
Greater Miami Rabbinical Association
Dr. Max A. Upschitz Rabbi Barry Altman
devoted to discussion of themes and issues relevant to Jewish life past and present
Issues And Answers...
Our Rabbis' Views
National Jewish Concern
By RABBI SOL LANDAU, Beth David Congregation
To strengthen American Jewry requires democratization of its
Until the advent of the French Revolution, the Jew was ex-
cluded from the general community, socially and religio-culturally.
He was compelled to organize his own community and was depend-
ent on it for his basic needs in education, security, health and welfare.
, EMANCIPATION brought to the Jew the opportunity to be part
of the general body politic, and minimal contact with fellow-Jews.
The United States in addition, developed the separation of church
and state into the very fabrc of its Constitution.
The American Jewish community, consequently, is a voluntary
community with limited involvement for the average American Jew,
while it nominally represents him in the political, social and re-
ligious arena of the country.
Above all. thus far no genuine instrument has been developed
to have a leadership for American Jewry which will have been di-
rectly elected by the leaders.
TO A LARGE EXTENT, American Jewish leadership is com-
posed of selected people, many of them distinguished men and
women, but not brought to the helm through the democratic process.
To give the American Jew the social structure necessary to have
in fact a democratic community, he must plan a system of elections
which will go to the very grass-roots of his people. The call for the
organic community issued some three decades ago by M. M. Kaplan
seenw more plausible and more urgent today.
In the past, the Shekel-voting procedure of the Zionist movement
and the early experiments in the history of the American Jewish
Congress were attempts of democratization. The six million in the
American Jewish community will be able to restructure its organiza-
tion and involve its people to the fullest in this manner and the most
representative and dynamic leadership will emerge from it.
Insights no questions of Jewish
' Interest by Dr. Frederick Lackv
man, Executive Editor, Encyclo-
What does Judaism say
In the Bible, only accidental
abortion is discussed: e.g., caus-
ing an abortion of a fetus in the
course of a quarrel as a result of
kicking or striking a woman. A
fine was imposed on the perpe-
During the Talmudic period,
however, the Encyclopaedia Ju-
daica reports, a basic Rabbinic
statement appears in the Mishnah
(Oholot 7:6) which contains the
fundamental regulations regard-
ing abortion regulations which
have been kept alive throughout
the centuries. The statement
reads as follows: "If a woman
travails to give birth and it is
feared she may die, one may
sever the fetus from her womb
and extract it. member by mem-
ber, for the mothers life has
precedence over the child's life.
But if the greater part of the
child has already emerged into
the world (from the womb),
either its head only, or its great-
er part, it may not be touched
even if it endangers the mother's
life because one may not re-
ject one life to save another."
What this passage means, is
clear: while the child is still in
the mother's womb, it is not a
1 person in Jewish law, and its -
destruction to save the mother's >
life does not mean murdering one
' person ta save another; but once t
the greater part of the child has *
' emerged from the womb and into [
' the world, it becomes a person in i
Jewish law, and it cannot be ,
destroyed to save the mother's
With the reservation contained
in the above quotation, all the
codifiers agree that an abortion
when the mother's life is in
danger, is not only permitted by
Judaism but it must be perform-
ed. Many authorities have gone
farther than this, by permitting,
e.g.. an abortion "if intended to
serve the mother's needs .
even if not vital." At the time
of the Holocaust, in the Kovno
ghetto, the Germans decreed that
every pregnant Jewish woman
shall be killed together with her
fetus. As a result, in 1942 Rabbi
Ephralm Oshry decided that an
abortion was permissible in order
to save a woman from the con-
sequences of the decree.
Many codifiers permit abortion
when the Wrth of the child
would cause tne mother to lose
her sanity, or if the doctors de-
clare that the child would be
born seriously deformed, or if
the pregnancy is the result of
rape. An important factor in de-
ciding whether or not an abor-
tion should be permitted is the
stage of the pregnancy: the shor-
ter the period, the stronger are
the considerations in favor of
It must be stressed, however,
that neither economic reasons
nor the fact that the child is
simply not wanted, are sufficient
for even considering an abortion
under Jewish law, the authorita-
tive Encyclopaedia Judaica says.
CANDIELIGHTIN6 TIMf j
14 IYAR 7:29 i
HAcLANDALE JEWISH CENTER
(Conservative). 411 NE 8th A vs.
Rabbi Harry E. Schwartz, Canto*
NORTH MIAMI BEACH
SINAI (Terrible) of NORTH DADb
00*. mp y->rt 4ve Reform. Rabbi
Ralph P. Kinejeley, Oantor Irving
CORAL SPRINGS HEBREW CON-
GREGATION. Liberal. 3501 Univer.
sity Dr. Rabbi Max Weltz.
TAMARAC JEWISH CENTER, 875*
N.W. 57th St., (Conservative) Rab-
bi Milton J. Grose.
VOUNG ISRAEL OF HOLLYWOOD.
(Orthodox). 3891 Sterling Rd op.
poaite Hollywood Hills Hiph School
President Or. Frank Stein.
TEMPLE BETH EL (Reform) 18*1 ft
14th Av- Hollywood. Rabbi Samuel
Jaffe. Asalatant Rabbi Harvey M.
BETH SHALOM (Tempre) Conserve.
tlve. 4601 Arthur hrt. Rabbi Morton
Malsvsky. Canto' irvinp Gold.
TEMPLE BETH HM (Conservative),
aio SW 62nd Ave.. Hollywood.
TEMPLE SOLEL (Liberal). 8001
Thomas St.. Hollywood. Rabbi Rob-
TEMPLE S'r'AI (Conservative). 120\
'ehneon St Rabbi r>avid 8her'ro
Associate ilabbl Chaim S. Liatfield.
Canter vSum Haluaraun
TEMPLE SOLEL (Liberal! 5100 Sher.
idan St.. Hollywood. Rabbi Robert
TEMPLE ISRAEL (Conservative)
6920 SW S5th t R.ODl Avrora
TEMPLE IN THE PINES (Conserve.
tive) 1900 N. University Dr.. Pern,
broke Pines. Rabbi Aaron Shaoero.
Lawrence Robert, the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. Fried-
man, was called to the Torah
at Temple Beth Shalom, Holly-
wood, in celebration of his Bar
Mitzvah Saturday. April 19.
Larry, a seventh grade student
at Attucks Middle School, where
he is in the junior band, is a
former student of the Hebrew
Academy of Greater Miami, and
is active in Temple Beth Shalom
Religious School, where he is in
the Hay Class.
A dinner will be held at Tem-
ple Beth Shalom in Larry's honor
Saturday evening. Guests will in-
clude Larry's grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Z. Brunell of
north Miami Beach, and Mrs.
David Friedman of New York.
Lisa, daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
Alan Podis, will be Bat Mitzvah
Saturday, April 25, at Temple
JEITRIY Kl DA
Jeffrey, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Monroe Ruda, will be Bar Mitz-
vah Saturday, May 3, at Temple
Mona, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Steve Lipoff, will be Eat
Mitzvah Friday, April 25, at
& & &
Emily, daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. Leo Goldstein, will be Bat
Mitzvah Friday, May 2, at Tem-
Jht fKabbi t^peamt
By RABBI SHELDON J. HARR
Some shocking statistics have
been gathered recently by Dr.
David Bortnick, a member of our
community who is an instructor
at Palm Beach Junior College.
In his Ph.D. dissertation,
(found elsewhere in this issue).
Dr. Bortnick, by surveying col-
lege students in the State of
Florida, has discovered that fully
60 per cent of all Jewish college
students are willing to intermar-
ry, and further, that 22 per cent
of those students surveyed are
unconcerned wnether or not
their children are raised within
the fold of Judaism!
In addition, his investigations
have uncovered another signifi-
cant finding which has. in fact,
been confirmed in other places
within the realm of the academic
world and within the world of
experiencenamely that the atti-
tude of the family, particularly
the parents, significantly affects
the attitude of the children.
AND HERE is the key to Jew-
ish survival in the future! Is it
beneficial to "shrei gevalt" when
we find that over 30 per cent of
all Jewish marriages today are
mixed marriages? Do we simply
pour more money into campus
programs to give the students a
greater sense of Jewish identity
during their college years?
Do we blame the institutions
of Jewish lifeparticularly the
Jewish educational institutions
for failing to teach our children
what is expected of them and
what is not expected of them?
Of course not.
We must attack this dilemma
of inter-marriage (and thus a loss
to the Jewish people) in a radi-
cal fashion. By radical, I mean
an attack at the root causes of
the problem; namely, we must
focus on the attitudes expressed
and implied in the Jewish home.
The responsibility for the fu-
ture direction of Judaism does
not, in the final analysis, rest
with the tempes, synagogues.
Federations, Hadassahs or B'nai
THE FUTURE of Jewish life
RABBI SHELDON J. HARR
in this free and emancipated sit-
uation in which we Jews find
ourselves today rests squarely on
the response of Jewish parents
and how seriously they, the par-
ents of our Jewish children, take
If the attitude is one of hos-
tility to the institutional life of
Jewry, then the result will be a
dropping out from Jewish life by
If the attitude is one of
"laissez-faire,'' again the result
will more likely than not be an
ultimate loss of the children of
that family to Jewish life.
But if the attitudesexpressed,
implied and acted unon in con-
crete waysare positive and re-
inforce the lessons and ideals of
Jewish life religiously, culturally,
socially, and philanthroDically,
then we know that at least there
is a greater chwee thst subse-
quent goerst'ons ii carry
forth the heritage of Jewish Ufa
in the future.
CAN ANYONE offer a guaran-
This, of course, is impossible.
We can say. however, that the
statistical odds favor a greater
possibility of Jewish identifica-
tion by the children when such
involvement is found within
A young adult's attitude is
usually shaped well before he or
she leaves for college. Parent*
ought not give up their respon-
sibilities before it is too late.
Why is it customary for
children to play with bows
and arrows on this festival?
Some see this as an emulation
of the heroic students of Rabbi
Akiba or the revolutionaries of
Bar Kochba who were encourag-
ed by Rabbi Akiba. Others read
into this the futility of armed
strength against what was de-
creed by the Almighty to show
that against His decree we are
all like children with bow and
Others claim that the bow is
somewhat significant because it
reminds us of what the mystics
claim: that the rainbow was not
seen in the lifetime of Rabbi
Simeon Bar Yochai and appeared
only after his death again. This
was because he was such a saint-
ly person that the rainbow which
svmbolized God's promise not to
bring a flood of destruction te
the world, was unnecessary aa
long as such a person lived.
After his demise, the symbol
was necessary again to give the
people confidence, which they
may temporarily have lost at ob-
serving his death.
Holly-Dale Chapter Meets
Holly-Dale Chapter, Florida
Women's Division, American Jew-
ish Congress, will hold its last
meeting for this season Monday
noon at the Galahad South, 3801
So. Ocean Dr., Hollywood. Thia
is the chapter's annual Spring
Luncheon and Card Party.
Friends and neighbors are wel-
April 25, 1975
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
tfg Hard to Tell Who's Attacking What
|Markowitz personally, but to
eneral editorial position re-
led in his paper as a whole.
WARE IT, for example,
reporting of the Watergate
as early as June, 1972, when
rgate might easily have been
ented to the South Florida
ic's mind as a critical presi-
course, it was not.
Lnd so to the sanctimonious-
in the Bronstein case to
ch I took bitter exception, I
led two subsidiary issues:
A lapse resulting in reserv-
| editorial judgment to main-
the image of Nixon political
Bncy long after his impotency
become an international
mial as compared with the
resulting in prolix sensa-
lism to maintain the fiction
[a guardian press serving a
i The enormous disparity in
[quality of justice meted out
~ AN w luilliuer the point
home, I made reference to
"Bronstein ... a Miami Jew who
dared rather incompetently (to
be a thief on a grand scale) and
so must be punished."
For me, this illustrated the dis-
parity in justice well enough for
anyone to see it, but apparently
not well enough for the Herald
to see it, or Mr. Markowitz, who
dutifully opined in the best Na-
tional Conference of Christians
and Jews once-a-year Brother-
hood Week spirit that "I don't
know what Sandy Bronstein's
ethnic heritage has to do with
it. and I don't think you know
BR. RICHARD Ellis, of Ft.
Lauderdale, saw it at least well
enough to equate the Feb. 14
column with syndicated colum-
nist Max Lerner's on the very
same issue: the FBI's literally
hounding of secretary Bobbie
Arnstein to a drug-crazed death,
while her employer, Hugh Hef-
tonnee Taft Dedicates New Wing
>f Hebrew University Law School
Mrs. Bunnee Taft of Hollywood
Westport, Conn., returned to
United States last week after
MRS. BUNNEE TAFT
bating a new student lounge
[cafeteria in the Faculty of
of the Hebrew University,
historic Mount Scopus
M striking new facilities were
ted in memorv of her late
id and son, New York at-
ys Allen Robert Taft and
Gordon Taft and are lo-
on the site where the He-
University was founded ex-
50 years ago.
kiversity President Avraham
Harman chaired the ceremony at-
tended by members of the Taft
family and top level representa-
tives of the University. President
Harman spoke of the legal tra-
dition in the Taft family which
made it appropriate that their
loved ones be perpetuated in a
school of law.
Citing the Tafts' devotion to
humanistic concerns. Harman re-
called that the late Allen Robert
Taft had been an original found-
er of the National Conference of
Christians and Jews and of the
America-Israel Cultural Founda-
tion. James Gordon Taft had
been a prominent theatrical
lawyer. Both had been devoted
to Israel, the Jewish people and
education, Harmon pointed out.
Upon returning to her South
Florida home, Mrs. Taft reflected
on the Hebrew University's cur-
rent predicament of attempting to
maintain its status as one of the
world's leading universities while
having to adjust to the austere
realities of a wartime society
where money is scarce and stu-
dents liable to be called up for
military service at any time.
"Although the Jubilee Anni-
versary is an occasion for joy
and celebration," said Mrs. Taft,
"it is a sober reminder that even
after 50 years of dedicated serv-
ice to both the Jewish people and
the world, Hebrew University is
still engaged in a desperate strug-
gle to survive." ^^^^^^^
ner, the perennial ponio*iumed
post-pubescent, walks around un-
Lerner's lesson? The high are
The real of Dr. Ellis' letter
doesn't quite hit home to me:
"If we would be honest, we would
all recognize that we're all im-
I'M NOT quite sure whether
I'm to take this as support, criti-
cism or simple proselytizing
although in another part of his
letter, he declares:
"Instead of getting at the
cause of the problem in these two
Hefner-Arnstein), which is sin
and immoralityit's nice to 'cop
out' and put the cause on what-
ever you want."
It is this sort of absolute am-
biguity in purpose which marks
the point of view of still another
writer, Miami clothier Austin
Burke, who at the outset de-
"There is something undigni-
fied in Leo Mindlin's casting as-
persions an our government for
having different scales of jus-
MR. BURKE sees something
"insulting in this to your readers
and a discredit to his own moral
Furthermore: "Mr. Mindlin
knows this (the scales of
American justice are sick), as
do most of your readers, and the
Watergate affair is one of the
cancerous things our decadent
democracy has tragically develop-
Adds Mr. Burke: "But it is not
one of personal enrichment or of
Semitic prejudice compounded
by Mr. Mindlin into an article of
He then proceeds to heap more
scorn on our society then ever I
would have dared under the cir-
TO SAY that our scales of jus-
tice are sick, as Mr. Burke does,
indeed that "they are completely
out of balance"; to call our na-
tion a "decadent democracy"
these are hardly the words to be
used in defense of the proposi-
tion that America is not a victim
of moral bankruptcy.
The interesting thing is that
they are Mr. Burke's words, not |
mine. And. wonder of wonders,
he adds: 'The President's 'men'
were taking over our govern-
ment. It can happen again .
We could go down the drain in
today's moral bankruptcy."
And so Mr. Burke makes judg i
ments all his own Wat he at |
tributes to me and that he called
"undignified" and a "discredit."
I DO not point this out to of [
fend Mr. Burke, but merely to |
make a point that is common to j
Lorida Branch Spring Conference
[ginning Monday In Miami Beach
15th annual Spring Con-
ce of the Florida Branch
Women's League for Con-
tive Judaism will be held
ay through Wednesday at
Eden Roc Hotel, Miami
I according Mrs. Allan Ni-
rg, conference chairman,
rida Branch, one of 28
ties throughout the world,
|ts of 32 Conservative Sis-
in Florida and Puerto
| representing almost 7,000
affiliated Sisterhoods at-
ng in observer status are
and Beth Shalom, Clear-
r. Mrs. Morton S. Levin of
*'ood serves as president of
Conference will be high-
ed Monday evening by a
)te address by Mrs. Mendel
ewitz of Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Maskewitz, a Consultant
er to the Conference, is a
national vice president of
Women's League and a past
president of Southern Branch.
She is a nuclear scientist with
the Oak Ridge project.
A "Milestone Luncheon" hon-
oring Sisterhoods celebrating
milestone years of affiliation
with Women's League will take
place Tuesday noon under the
chairmanship of past Branch
president Mrs. Jack Wolfstein.
Mrs. Nirenberg and her vice
chairman, Mrs. Herbert Cohen,
head a committee that has spent
the last ten months in confer-
ence planning. Activity sessions
on many aspects of Sisterhood
life will be included in the day's
Members of the conference
committee include Mrs. Chester
Leiter, Mrs. Albert Winston,
Mrs. Albeit Solo, Mrs. Ewald
Ziffer, Mrs. Herman Schutzer,
Mrs. Lawrence Scherr. Mrs. Nor-
man Sholk, Mrs. Abe Meyer and
Mrs. Nat Siesser.
all these letters which, m fact,
praises them. And that is that
they are angry in the same way
that my Feb. 14 coiumn was
Put simply, Americans are
angry because they do not like
to read the opinions of others
that assail their country.
Also put simply, Americans
are angry because these opinions
are unassailableso unassailable,
that in the process of attempting
to refute these opinions, they can
only confirm them.
OUR LEADERS have betrayed
us. They continue to betray us,
and in the process they subvert
the principles of our republic.
We are angry about Southeast
Asia. We are angry about the
We are angry that record
profits are being made at the
same time that we live in record
levels of inflation and are crushed
by record levels of costs of liv-
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We are angry that Ike Eisen-
hower warned us to beware of
the military-industrial complex,
and that we failed to beware. We
are angry that ae voted men^ito
office who' coddled the military-
industrial complex into a cancer
that already has us by the throat
and on our knees.
AS FOR myself. I was angry
that Sanford Bronstein rots in
jail. Now. I'm doubly angry.
For two Sundays in a row, H. R.
Haldemann, for more money
than I will ever see at one time
in my life, sat sleekly at Mike
Wallace's side telling us nothing
over CBS we did not know about
Nixon or Watergate, and all I
could think was: Why isn't Halde-
mann in jail, too?
Haldemann on CBS simply
bears out what I said in the Feb.
14 column. It explains the am-
biguity of all those angry letters
to me, letters that attack me for
attacking the Establishment, and
then attack the Esablishment
Of course, it does not explain
Mr. Markowitz. He will have to
do that for himself. Someday
Delegates Report on NCJW
Convention In San Francisco
Mrs. Lucille Alexander and
Mrs. Charles Robinson have re-
turned from San Francisco
where they were delegates to
the 31st National Convention of
the National Council of Jewish
Women, which was attended by
nearly 700 representatives of
Sections throughout the United
Among the important resolu-
tions adopted by the Convention
they reported, were:
A call on Congress to reject
further military aid to Cam-
Outrage at the acts of bar-
barism now suffered by the rem-
nants of Syrian Jewry;
0 Its concern about the na-
tional scandal involving care of
the aged in nursing homes;
A call on the President to
use every effort to undo the ac-
tion of the United Nations which
gave status to the PLO;
Commendation of Secretary
Kissinger's efforts to establish
a durable peace in the Middle
A protest against the exist-
ence of an Arab economic boy-
cott of companies doing business
The Hollywood Section of Na-
tional Council of Jewish Women
endorses all these Resolutions,
as well as the NCJW stand on
Justice for Children, and be-
lieves that with its 100.000 mem-
bership in the United States and
With local community involve-
ment, progress can be made, the
Awards were made to the
Hollywood Section for establish-
ing two new units (Hollywood
Hills and Pembroke Pines); for
100 percent paid up quota; and
for reaching the membership
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The Jewish Flondian and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, April 25, 1975
Parker Towers Celebrates
Israel9s 27th Anniversary
tar Towers Committee -Towers Committee ra,ei on Thurs-
SuWlval of Israel afid^Bay. April 10, and heard an m-
or The OT
World Jewry held a brunch in
the Blue Room, Sunday at 11:30
Miss Michal Kaplan, a lieu-
tenant in the Israeli Army,
brought a special message direct
from Israel on tiie current scene
there and discussed her experi-
ences as an officer in the Israeli
In order to enjoy a very suc-
cessful event, an enlarged Parker
spirational address by Otto Stieb-
er. 1975 United Jewish Appeal
Hi-Rise Chairman who was in
Dachau and Buchenwald concen-
tration camps. Mr. Stieber is de-
voted to the cause of Freedom
for all Jews throughout the
Abe Lesnar, brunch chairman
was assisted by a large group of
devoted men and women who are
residents of Parker Towers.
Summer Canip Plans Announced
By Jewish Community Centers
The Jewish Community Cen-
ters, incorporating Camp Kadi-
mah. announces that camp for
children in Hollywood will take
place again this summer at Tem-
ple Beth El in Hollywood, the
facility that has housed Camp
Ka-dee-mah for many years and
which affords the children an op-
portunity to utilize the ball fields,
playground, and interior facili-
Beth El will house Camp Pao-
tot, Camp Ofarim, Camp Macca-
bee and Camp Ka-dee-mah, and
the Sports Center (for children
from Hollywood and North
Dade). Swimming will take place
at the Hallandale Community
Pool as before, with a special
location to be found in the area
for the very young children.
Teen Travel Camp will be
headquartered in the Jewish
Community Center Activity
Building at 2838 Hollywood
Parents who plan to car-pool
children from different areas will
go to Temple Beth El, where the
youngsters will be transported
to the various sites at no addi-
Seniors To Picnic At
Birch State Park
The Jewish Community Cen-
ters of South Florida announces
its second annual picnic to be
held at Birch State Park for
Senior Adults Wednesday, May
14, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All participants will bring their
own lunches and the Center will
provide cold beverages and des-
Cost includes transportation
from the J.C.C. building at 2838
Hollywood Blvd., a train ride
around the park, and entertain
ment. For details call Stephenie
at the Center.
tional cost. This plan will elimi-
nate the necessity of having to
make multiple stops in the morn-
ing and afternoon.
Myrna Amsel, director of the
Hollywood Extension, will be the
administrator of the camp activi-
ties at Temple Beth El.
A cross-country travel program
for senior high school youngsters
is also being planned, leaving Mi-
ami Sunday, June 22. and return-
ing 43 days later, on Aug. 3. All
travel is by a special chartered
bus with stopovers arranged at
various Jewish Community Cen-
ters throughout the country.
The itinerary includes 15
states and Canada, national parks,
and places of interest in the
cities visited. Teens from Flor-
ida will meet with and particf
pate in activities of various teens
from the communities they will
For more details on all the
camping proerams. call the Jew-
ish Community Centers' office.
CRC Hears Talk
By Local Editor
The Community Relations
Committee of the Jewish Federa-
tion of South Broward at its
regular meeting heard Robert
Grupp, assistant editor of the
Hollywood Sun Tattler, speak on
Israel as he saw it as a profes-
sional journalist, as well as a
Mr. Grupp's trip was sponsored
by the Zionist Federation and the
Jewish Federation of South
Some 30 persons attended the
meeting which was followed by
a lengthy question and answer
period. After Mr. Grupp's presen-
tation, it was decided that an in-
terfaith committee should be es-
tablished and that future pro-
grams should be arranged
through this committee.
Al Golden, representative of
Temple Beth El, gave a report
that covered Christian-Judaic re-
Temple Sinai Delegates To
Attend Spring Centertnee
Temple Sinai Sisterhood offic-
ers and board members will at-
tend the annual Spring Confer-
ence of the Florida Branch Wom-
en's League for Conservative
Judaism at the Eden Roc Hotel
in Miami Beach. April 28, 29 and
30. Participating will be Jeannie
Waldorf, nresdent: Mildred Zir-
kin. Mollie Jacobs. Dorothy Kush-
ner, Leila Shapiro. Julie Heil-
braun, and Malvina Freeman.
Rabbi Chaim Listfield has been
invited by Mrs. Sandy Nirenberg.
conference chairman, and Mrs
March Levin, president of the
Branch, to address the Conserva-
tive Synagogue Sisterhoods in
Florida Tuesday morning.
Israel 27 Celebrationfor the entire community5-9 p.m.
Young Circle, Hollywood.
Temple Israel of Miramar Sisterhood, Blanche Shevin Circle
Hollywood Symphony Orchestrasponsored by Herzl Lodge
of B'nai B'rithSouth Broward High School8 p.m.
MONDAY, APRIL 28
National Council of Jewish WomenBoard MeetingHome
Federal Building. Hallandale10 a.m.
National Council of Jewish Women, Hollywood Section
Installation LuncheonHolday Inn, Hallandale11:30
Sisterhood of Temple Beth ShalomBoard MeetingAs-
sembly Hall 8 p.m.
TUESDAY, APRIL 29
Senior Friendship ClubRegular MeetingJewish Commu-
nity Center2838 Hollywood Blvd.Noon
SUNDAY, MAY 4
Temple Israel of Miramar SisterhoodIsraeli Art Show
MONDAY, MAY 5
National Council of Jewish Women, Hollywood Section
Board MeetingHome Federal, Hollywood10 a.m.
Sisterhood of Temple Beth ShalomGeneral MeetingTem-
ple Assembly Hall8 p.m.
TUESDAY. MAY 6
Henrietta Szold Group of HadassahInstallation Luncheon
The Reef, Fort LauderdaleNoon.
THURSDAY, MAY 8
Miramar Chapter of Pioneer WomenRegular Meeting
Miramar Recreation Center12:30 p.m.
Dr. Arieh L. Plotkin of
Haifa, Israel, will be the
guest speaker at an Emer-
ald Hills Townhouse event
in behalf of the 1975 United
Jewish Appeal Campaign
Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the
Townhouse Recreation Cen-
ter, according to an an-
nouncement made by Al-
bert Yorra, chairman of the
building's committee. As-
sisting Mr. Yorra as co-
chairmen are Mary Zinn,
Richard Donath, Ben Salter
and Sol Seidman.
Teen Coffee House (For High School Students)
APRIL 26, 1975
Live Band Phase III
Time: Doors Open 8:30 p.m.
Dance Starts 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Jewish Community Centers of So. Florida
For details call the J.C.C. Office at 920-2089
Louis Levitan (center) received the State of Israel Bonds
Scroll of Honor at a recent "Night in Israel" at the
Hemispheres sponsored by the B'nai B'rith Hemispheres
Lodge. Making the presentation were: Harry Cohen
(left), chairman of the Israel Bonds event, and William
Littman, chairman of the South Broward Israel Bonds
board of governors.
Rabbi Robert Frazin Meets
The Hollywood Chapter of
Hadassah heard Rabbi Robert
Frazin of Temple Solel review
"Ecclesiastes, a Book of the Old
Testament," by Kohelet at its
meeting this week.
The Rabbi described Ec-
With Members Of Hadassah
clesiastes as being "universally
quoted because it contains say-
ings of practical wisdom and
mercy in reference to man's con-
duct and his relationship with
other people, as well as to hU
manifold experiences in life."
FOE ITS 40th SEASON-A MILESTONE IN CAWING
Pocono Highland Camps
Accepting Final Registrations
Pocono Highland Camps located
in the heart of the beautiful Po-
cono Mountains of Northeastern
Pennsylvania at Marshalls Creek,
is currently accepting new camp-
er registrations from the South
The camp is celebrating its
40th season of outstanding service
to children under the direction
of its original owners. Mrs. Earle
U. Weinberg, Louis P. Weinberg
and Dr. Robert J. Weinberg.
With a nationwide enrollment
of campers, Pocono Highlands has
become a popular vacation para-
dise for some 100 Miami children
every summer. The camp phil-
osophy, "stressing a combination
of structured programs and se-
lective chokes which recognize
the particular interests of every
child." has made it a favorite of
An international staff of coun-
selors affording a oersonalized
program with individual clinic
instruction and separate facilities
for boys and girls has enhanced
the camp's reputation over the
The camps are situated 85
miles west of New York City and
90 miles north of Philadelphia.
Round trip jet transportation al-
lowance is included in the camp
Pocono Highlands facilities, to-
taling 525 acres, include a spring
fed natural lake with a two mile
shoreline and white sand beach;
13 all weather illuminated red
and green tennis courts; a nine
hole golf course; four indoor reg-
ulation Brunswick bowling lanes;
nine baseball fields; eight indoor
and outdoor basketball courts and
a regulation size football and soc-
In addition a ham radio and
photography center is included
among the camp's 14 indoor fa-
Highlights of the program em-
phasize tennis with a pro and ten
instructors; waterskiing, with
three new speedboats and a pro-
fessional 35 foot ski jumojng
ramp; English and Western rid-
ing on seven miles of trails;
theater workshop. Karate, fenc-
ing and rocketry programs are
taught as well.
Pocono Highland Camps is an
active member of the American
Camping Association and the As-
sociation of Private Camps.
Camper enrollment is limited
to 165 girls and 165 boys, ages
five to 17, with waiter and coun-
selor-in-training programs avail-
able. The directors have a Miami
office. The local representative is
Mrs. Nancy Davis, 11042 Para-
dela. Coral Gables. The winter
office is located in 6528 Caster
Ave., Philadelphia. Pa. 19149.
YOM YISRAEL -1975 ISRAEL DAY
(Israel's 27th Anniversary Celebration)
SUNDAY, APRIL 27
YOUNG CIRCLE HOLLYWOOD
5:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Jewish Youth in...
DRAMA MUSIC ART
Israeli Exhibits and Sales...
(Prepared by The Jerusalem Cafe and Restaurant)
Jewish Community Centers of South Florida
Broward County Synagogues
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization and Young Judea
Jewish Federations of South Broward
and Fort Lauderdale
In the event of rain, program will be held
Sunday, May 4
For details call the J.C.C. Office at 920-2089
il 25, 1975
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
me Are Allowed To Leave
Ithoi ities appear to be
Jto divide Soviet Jew-
ling certain prominent
fto emigiate while in-
[ persecution of those
led the vestibule of
Lin synagogue as the
trover services ended.
Soviet Jewish ac-
brought to trial in
fks, while others re-
Goldfarb, a well-
Ivist, told Westerners
Vectedly getting per-
emigiate, "I feel they
In get rid of some
kvs given exist visas
leeks are well known
lot' this column: Mik-
Bky, a cyberniticist;
Suslo: Yevgeny and
fi.e\;cri, sons of high-
)viet physical chemist
Levich, who has
pave but has not re-
Lrtakovsky and his
Ether, were also re-
fcave been given visas,
luld not be confirmed.
ly is a co-organizer
llLE some have been
ht-i less known dis-
being arrested and
''ashpits, 27, a den-
prLs Tsitlyonol, 31, a
five years in exile
fating in a fifteen-
of Jews in labor camps which
took place in front of the Lenin
Library in downtown Moscow
Feb. 24, 1975.
Tiie two were sentenced under
article 190 of the Soviet Criminal
Code which "forbids participa-
tion of groups that disturb pub-
Nashpits and Tsitlyonol
pleadeu "not guilty."
ACCORDING to the foreign
news service, Tass, however, "the
hooligans got what they de-
Aleksandr Lunts, the math-
ematician, has been questioned
again for almost eight hours by
Several dozen policemen,
some using bullhorns, pushed
Jews from Moscow's synagogue
as Passover services ended and
hustled them away from the
building into the downtown area.
The police are fearful that
gatherings outside the temple
after services, are breeding dis-
sident activities and are lead-
ing to talk of Israel.
THE CENTRAL Moscow syna-
gogue is a focal point for meet-
ings after services between
foreigners and Soviet Jews. Ac-
cording to one Western observer,
"The discussions among Jews
are threatening to the USSR."
honstration in support The Passover service. which
[ yjiT*"o I ^^l_ ^E*k % i f "^K^'
1 l\ J ^H '^B ^H ^V 1 ^HJH
.of State of Israel Bonds in Broward County pic-
Ith President Ephraim Katzir of Israel (second
\t) during his recent visit to South Florida to
torate the 25th anniversary of the Israel Bonds
I. Robert M. Hermann, (left) is chairman of the
)roward board of governors; William Littman,
of the South Broward board of governors, and
Vornstein, (right) is Broward County Trustees
took two and a half hours last
year, was of only 20 minutes
duration t!iis year. It is not
known if this had anything to
do with the police action.
ft ft ft
Simas Kudirka. the Lithuan-
ian sailor who tried to escape
to freedom by jumping to a U.S.
Coast Guard ship in 1970, was
in Miami this month to make a
plea for Soviet Jewry and other
minorities in the USSR.
Kudirka was returned to a
Soviet fishing vessel by U.S. of-
ficials in a widely publicized
case. After being beaten, chain-
ed, and dragged back to his
ship, the 32-year-old spent sev-
eral years in the USSR prison
system serving time with Jew-
"WE MADE a promise that
should any one of us get out,
he would dedicate his life to tell-
ing the story of what is really
going on: in Russia," he told a
"Let them give Lithuania,
Estonia and Latvia their in-
dependence back; let them
knock down the Berlin Wall; let
them leave Poland and Czechos-
lovakia; let them release the
Jewsthen they can start to
talk a_out detente," Kudirka
ft ft ft
Victor Polsky, who left the
USSR in December after four
yea.'s of waiting during which he
was anested numerous times.
estimated several hundred thou-
sand Soviet Jews still want to
Despite continued harassment
and constant tones in the So-
viet press of Jews begging to le-
turnto "mother Russia," Polsk}
toid L'ExprSM of France that
more wou.d emigrate if the KGB
did not make the application foi-
a visa so frightful.
'I owe the favorable resolu-
tion oi my case to Western pro-
tests and public opinion," he
ft ft ft
AID IN the rescue of Mark
Nashpits and Boris Tsitlyonol
by rushing cables or letters ap-
pealing their sentence to:
Letters and telegrams may be
als) sent to:
Ambassador of the USSR
1225 16th Street N.W.
Tl'.e United Nations
UNESCO and Social Council
New York, N.Y.
Attending the recent coffee hosted by Drazia Berman
(second from left) in behalf of the United Jewish Appeal-
Israel Emergency Fund were Jill Hunter (left) Leona
Brauser and Nan Schwartzenfeld (right).
The Women's Division of the Jewish Federation of South
Broward is winding up its 1975 campaign. Pictured at a
coffee to benefit the United Jewish Appeal-Israel Emer-
gency Fund hosted by Marion Wolfson (second from
right) are Reba Smolken and Laura Sue Cohen (left)
and Bernice Moskowitz.
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ik You Brunch''
by the Women's
of the Jewish Fed-
\f South Broward.
I.ffi. event will be
if >838 Hollywood
id will feature a
\address on "Vol-
by Joyce Sum-
Miami, awards to
fhe Women's Divi-
ig 1974-75, and
lation of new of-
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The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, April 25
ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY
This Israel Independence Day let us join hands
with Jews the world over, and pledge anew to
preserve human dignity.
GVE TO THE ISRAEL EMERGENCY FUND
JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTH BROWARD INC
COMBINED JEWISH APPEAL ISRAEL EMERGENCY FUND
2838 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, Florida, 33020
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