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Volume 5 Number 20
Hollywood, Florida Friday, September 26, 1975
Price 25 cents
$3.5 Million Campaign Goal Announced
Officers of the Jewish Feder-
ation of South Broward an-
nounced the 1976 Combined
h Appeal Israel Emer-
gency Fund Campaign goal of
53.5 million at the board of
directors meeting on Sept. 9.
Guest speaker Joel Breslau,
-n.' of twelve national United
ish Appeal chairmen and
man of UJA's "Operation
Vrg-ade" program told the
ip that he felt the goal is
a "double" one, based on the
index of growth in the South
"$3Vi million is a reasonable
goal, necessary in terms of
overseas needs and local needs
to provide sen ices to the com-
munity," said Breslau.
Heading up t''e campaign
structure are Lewis E. Conn,
g meral campaign chairman,
and Karen Margulies. campaign
chairman. Women's Division.
Howard Stone, director of
' verseas Operations for the
United Jewish Appeal, address-
ed 114 members of the South
broward Community at the
Young Leaders Council meeting
held at Temple Beth Shalom,
Opening his talk. Stone high-
lighted the giving of the Torah
on Mt. Sinai and the unanimous
response of the Jews, "we will
do and we will listen."
"As the Jews on Mt. Sinai,
you are together here this eve-
ning to do," Stone said, "and
you have committed yourselves
without knowing what it is
you will do.
"As young leaders you exem-
plify the responsibility the Jew-
ish people have had throughout
history, the responsibility of
survival, to carry forward the
teachings of the Torah.
"We are in a critical period
for Israel and the Jewish peo-
ple. Our dilemma is problematic
the survival of Israel. Each
of you have two choices; to
drop out, or to burn like a Jew
inside with pirit."
Continuing. Stone said pas-
sionately, "The essence of Ju-
daism is that every human be-
ing is precious. The Jewish
Federation demonstrates this by
caring for the old, the sick, the
needy, the young.
"Your willingness to accept
your chosenness implies respon-
sibility. \ye.as, Jews must take
care of our own."
The audience was still as he
concluded,' "Now it is your
turn." .. .
Mark Fried, president of
Young Leaders Council, inform-
ed the group of upcoming pro-
grams. Allen Pollack will be the
next guest speaker on Oct. 22.
Pictured with Howard Stone (right) director of Overseas
Operations for the United Jewish Appeal, who addressed
a recent meeting of the Young Leadership Council are
Mark Fried, president of the Council, and Helen Cohen,
Women's leadership vice president.______________
Mexico City Gives Okay
To PLO Office Opening
MEXICO CITY (JTA) President Luis Eche-
verria ratified his promise given to Palestine Liberation
Organization leader Yasir Arafat to permit the PLO to
open an information office in Mexico's capital. The rati-
fication of his promise came during a meeting here with
a PLO delegation led by the head of its political depart-
ment, Farouk Kaddumi.
Echeverria originally made his promise to Arafat
vhen he met him during his Mideast trip last month
prior to visiting Israel. Meanwhile, the Haifa folklore
Ballet arrived here to present several performances.
The group was here as guest of President and Mrs.
Echeverria who invited them during their visit to Israel.
Campaign cochairmen are
Hi-Rise Division, Sydney Holtz-
man, George Paley and Otto
Stieber; Metropolitan Division,
Dr. Samuel M. Meline, Henry
Weiss, and Paul Kraemer;
Shomrai Affair, Moses Horn-
stein; Pacesetters Affair, Na-
than Pritcher; Operation Up-
grade, Dr. Stanley Margulies;
Community Mission, Dr. and
Mrs. Robert Pittell.
WOMEN IN SINAI?
NEW YORK (JTA) An-
nouncing her support of the Is-
raeli-Egyptian peace agree-
ment, Rep. Bella S. Abzug (D.,
N.Y.) said here she has been
receiving inquiries from women
who wtnt to volunteer for the
proposed American civilian
group of technicians to monitor
early-warning posts in the Si-
"It might be a good idea to
include women technicians in
the group because their pres-
ence would underscore the
peaceful goals of this mission,"
Congresswoman Abzug com-
SHE SAID among those seek-
ing to volunteer was a young
New York woman with an en-
gineering degree who speaks
Hebrew and Arabic and is a
student of Middle Eastern af-
fairs. In a letter to Rep. Abzug,
the applicant said:
"I have friends in both Is-
rael and Egypt, and I hope that
by taking an assignment in the
Sinai I could help all of them
Continued on Page 13
Joel Breslau, (left) was guest speaker at the recent meet-
ing of the board of directors of the Jewish Federation of
South Broward where a CJA-IEF campaign goal of $3.5
million was announced. With him are Federation Presi-
dent Herbert Katz and Robert Pearlman, executive direc-
WZO Says Lima
JERUSALEM (JTA) The World Zionist Or-
ganization Executive, in a bitter statement, has con-
demned the anti-Zionist resolution passed by the non-
aligned conference at Lima as essentially anti-Jewish.
The Executive pledged to step up world-wide informa-
tion campaigns to fight the Arab-led effort to smear the
name and meaning of Zionism.
ZIONIST FEDERATION leaders in many countries
have been instructed to seek meetings with government
leaders to explain the sinister overtones of the Lima
rsolutions comparing Zionism to racism and fascism
and of similar resolutions passed by the International
Women's Year meeting earlier in Mexico City and at the
Organization of African Unity conference in Kampala,
"The activities (of the Arab extremists and the
PLO) at Lima were not merely anti-Zionist but
were part of a hate campaign against the entire Jewish
people and against ^dividual Jews everywhere," said a
statement read by acting chairman Leon Dulzin and
approved by the entire Executive. ________ _____
Auschwitz to French Cabinet
By EDWIN EYTAN
PARIS (JTA) Mme. Si-
mone Veil, France's Minister of
Health, is unusual in many
ways. She is the first and
only woman to reach Cabi-
net rank in France. She is the
only Jew with full ministerial
responsibilities. She is a former
Auschwitz inmate with the num-
ber 78651 tattooed on her fore-
Despite these facts of her
life, which some might consider
handicaps to high public office,
Mme. Veil has become France's
most popular political figure.
Recent public opinion polls
gave her a six percent edge
over Premier Jacques Chirac
and two percent over opposi-
tion leader Francois Mitterand.
IN AN exclusive interview
with the Jewish Telegraphic
Agency last week, before she
left for Israel on a five-day of-
ficial visit at the invitation of
the Israeli government, Mme.
Veil spoke about what it was
like to be a woman Cabinet
minister, a Jew with strong
sentimental ties to Israel and a
member of a government whose
attitude toward Israel, while
more friendly than in the re-
cent past, is still ambiguous to-
ward the Middle East and which
has recognized the Palestine
Liberation Organization as a
Mme. Veil has been a fre-
quent visitor to Israel in "a pri-
vate capacity." Her three sons
have all visited Israel and have
studied Hebrew at Ulpanim
SHE JOINED the government
last summer after the Franco-
Israeli rift on the arms embar-
go was mended, although Is-
raeli diplomats and many Jew-
ish organizations in France are
still not happy with the govern-
ment's Mideast policy. The JTA
asked her if she felt more a
minister or more a Jew.
Mme. Veil: There is no, there
can be no such problem. I am
French and a member of the
French government. Emotional-
ly I feel close to Israel and to
Jerusalem both as a Jew and as
a former deportee but there
can be no question of a double
allegiance. Israel is something
special to me and to my family
but there is a clear distinctive
line between sentimental in-
volvement and concrete politi-
JTA: Today it might be easy
to reconcile sentiments and
reason, but a few years ago?
MME. VEIL: No, it is never
easy but it has to be done. I
remember a friend of mine in
my native city of Nice who was
an Italian married to a French-
man. When Italy invaded France
during the war, stabbing her in
the back, she, my friend, had to
choose her options and make
up her mind on what side she
was. It was not easy, but she
did it. I think she made the
right choice. The important
Continued on Page 14
The Jewish Floridian end Shofar of Hrflynaod
- f '"
Rahl)i Richter Reaches Out To
Many Isolated Broward Jews
September 26, 1975
How does a Jewish patient
in a hospital or nursing home
celebrate the High Holy Days'
RABBI HAROLD RICHTER
Answering the call of the
Shofar of these many Jews.
R9bbi Harold Richter. Chaplain
of the Jewish Federations of
Br.nvard, together with the
newly formed Visitation Com-
mittee of the Jewish Federation
of South Broward. headed by
IV. Lewis Ulan, brought the
N 'w Year to many isolated Jews
this Holiday Season.
Services were held before
the Holidays for patients in
ten nursing homes in Broward
County: Ameiican Health an-1
Rehabilitation center. Colonial
Pel-ns Nursing Home, Essex
Tower Nursing Center. PI mta-
tion Nursing Home, Sheffield
Convalescent Home, Manor
Pines Convalescent Home. Her-
itage f Ft. Lauderdale. D^nia
Nursing Home. Washington
HOT Nursing and con uit*-
eent Home. nnti HallaudnL- Kc
Eight of these sen ices were
conducted by Rabbi Richter
The Anglican Health and Re-
habilitation Center, Essex Tow-
ers Nursing Center services
wens conducted jointly by Ju-
lius Strober and Abe Jacobs.
In big Bclson sounded the Sho-
far and led fhfl singing at the
Hallandale Rehabilitation Cen-
ter and thu Dania Nursing
Covering the Fort Lauderdale
Tea, the rabbi was assisted by
*&. Wagner, president of Tem-
ple Kmanu-Els Sisterhood am (
the Women of B'nai B'rith a
Castle Garden Condominium, i
The traditional ceremony wa '
held, including High Holy Da '
c illation; wine, challah, hone;
anJ apples were served for th
sweet promises of a New Year
A large service was celcbrat
ed at the South Honda Stat
Hosrital for over one hundre-
patients. Rab.M Richter conduct
ed sen ices together with th
Th in-Countv Cniiiy'l of B'n
B'rith and the Intracoastal
C-wircil of the Women's B'nai
Representing the Hallandale
Chapter were Paulin* Schwit-
ze*\ R-'s and Max Weiss. Flor-
ence Israel. Syhta Schoen and
Lillian Glasson. Representing
the Sunshine Chapter were
Martha Moigan. vh*v Baumoli
and Florence Bernstein. Chair-
man was Lillian Kaplan.
In addition, a service was
held for tbe children at South
Florida State Hospital Prayer-
books we*e distributed far in-
mates of Broward County State
Piison and Hie forensic unit of
the Stale Hospital
Prayer boo* lets were pre-
pared b; Kab*i Richtr and
xeroxed fcy fhe etewi* Federa-
tion ef South Broward and
Creator Ft. Laitderdale Fede-
ral 3n for the Rosh Hashanah
and Vom Kippur evening din-
ner sen ices at ten hospitals,
including Memorial. Commu-
nity Biseaynt MeAcal Hilly-
wood Medical. Bennst. Univer-
sity. Lauderdale Lakes. Planta-
tion. Broward General and Holy
Hollywood Hills Nursing
Home and Biicayne Medical
Center were the only institu-
tions to celebrate sen ices on
the actual holidays.
The dedicated efforts of Rab-
bi Richter were appreciably re-
cognized by one 79 year old
woman who said. "Your \ isit at
this tt"ie is more important
8011th Coastal Region Of BBW
Hold* Executive Board Meeting
Ms. Alma Hofstadter of
North Miami Beach, chairman
of the South Coastal Regijn 51
of B'nai B'tifh Women, an-
nounced that the first Regional
I. nuuiliiiii Board Meeting was
held la.st week at the Golden
Glades Holiday Inn.
The South Coastal Region of
B'nai B'rith Women is the plan-
ning board for its four consti-
tuent counctis end 45 chapters
in the State of Florida and
Savannah. Ga., and assists in
the areas ol training, program-
ming and service.
Reports on Membership Ac-
quisition and Continuity were
presented by Mrs. Joan W iff-
berg of Lal-e Park, vice chair-
man of the region and member-
ship chairman: Membership Ex-
pansion by Mrs. Belle Appel-
baum of Gearwatcr, Mrs. Ann
Mircus of Orlando. Mrs. Ruth
Wallace of Daytona Beach, and
Mrs. Rose \A\t and Mrc. Lillian
Sands of Mia-ii Beach; and
Council Expansion by Mi*s
Mollye Ginberg of Hallandale.
Fund Raising Projects and
Plans were reported by Mrs.
Phoebe Gould of North Miami
Beach; Budget and Administra-
tive Training Sessions by Miss
Elise Faetor of Hlah-nh. admin-
istrative chairman; Communica-
tions and Publicity by Mrs.
Liain: Miller of North Miami
Beach; Chapter Consultants by
the Consultant Coordinator.
Mrs. Dorothea Hodes of Miami;
and I,eid:'vshin Training hv
Mrs. Harriet Horwitz of North
Miami Beach. B'nai B'rith Wom-
en's nati-mal hfe membership
Also in attendance were Mrs.
1'osahnd Orn-ttin of N. Palm
beach, regional secretary, Mrs.
Zelda Wolff of Hollywood, pro-
gram chairman. Mrs. Edith
Pa'sman. Constitution and By-
La ws chairman. Mrs. Renec
Biaun. publicity chairman and
M s. Shirley Schilf.nan, bulle-
The four councils were rep-
resented by their presidents.
Ms Blanche Breitbart. Miami
Beach; Mrs. Muriel Marks, Mi-
ami; Mrs. Martha Morgan. In-
nercDastal, and Mrs. Carol Ro-
mer. Twin County.
Mrs. Ruth Goldberg of Be-
thesda, Md.. Regional Director,
and Mrs. Adele Beckerman and
Mrs. Norma Jay of North Mi-
ami Beach, field representa-
tives, served as the staff.
City National Appoints
Lots Bryson Trust Officer
Lois J. Bryson of Plantation
has been appointed Trust Of-
ficer iit City National Bank of
HalHndalc with which she has
been associated since 1967.
Mi. Bryson. who was pro-
moted from Assintant Trust Of-
fic -r. attended the Florida
T'iit School at the University
of Florida in July. 1971 and
1975 and will complete the
thve year course in Julv, 1976.
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Brotvard County Kicks Off
United Way'? 1976 Campaign
The Broward County United
Way campaign was licted-off
at a "dutch treat" luncheon
Sept. 25. at the Bahia Mar Ho-
Ralnh Renick, vice-president
of. WTVJ-TV. WM master of
ceremonies for the luncheon,
which had a bi-cemenni id
theme. Reni?k was Bated as
"Town Crier" on the program,
which honored the volunteers
with the tlUfcc, "Volunteers
An Ameiican Tiaditim."
"Our campaign organization
workers were introduced, along
with the mayors of the Brow-
aid County municipaHtie--. The
mayors have joined our li-.t of
campaign voluntceis this pear
as area uirnctori in their c en-
nninity." Larry Adams, di iijn
general Manager of Flnida
i'.iw.r t< Light Co. and 1976
campaign chairman said.
The Pn-ade of the Age%ctea
had rtp.vfk'ntalrves fro.n each
agency participating." Adams
A slide production "Thanks
to You it VVjrts For All Of Us
. The United W.iv." feaWr-
in'4 the ap.'ncies wa-> shown.
Campaign \ics chairmen and
United Way board members
1 isiting these agencies wer; in-
cluded in the 10-minut* shew.
Thn- ft! at abaw w:.; k ava|j.
able (ec sx during cam-
paign TOr Aetving to .: ic or-
zmv/Mto-- well t- busi-
naeses c <-jdac;ing Utr.d Wav
dit-es ft Mr pla .. md of.
Kenicl- and Ada: -. .Ileng.
cd the i ing c i i vice
chairmen to help met the
si.fi90.lXK goal: Bill .-; .-. ,. Pres.
Went ot i .theast iades
& Gait Ocean tfDe com-
municat:'::> Lilly Tj Eaton
Jecd. Knaaaefl a- H i; .. pro!
T.ssional di islon; [y jor.
dan, manager, 9ears Laud-
urdale Sfto. t. major gm,p i prof.
it; Befnfe Welch. .11 iit di-
rector anfl administ. Brow-
ard G.r.. ai Medical Center,
major group (non- Jim'
PUU Cemmtmiua .ork-
e..s ca. labo. I Y Mc-
Conneii. Southern .. -mail
busines- division; Margaret"
iioadi. raertd c and
i-'i'c4 S. ?.7::ls3fs. p. :u and
chairman of the boa I : Land-
mark Bank, loaned icutives
"We hone that enthu-
sijsni n*e tee! for year's
c^mpaigi reached t'. attend-
ing the 1'Jncheon. A a need
t> work harder :h !-er be-
fore to have anaugh m uv for
our ag.-nci's to 0] effec-
ti'-ely." Ada^is not
two new chapels in
Hollywood ana Sunrise
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Friday, September 26, 1975
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Abraham Gittelson Speaker At Temple Sinai Jeanne Wolf To Be Featured On
A faculty seiowiar was re-
cently held at Temple Sinai for
faculty and lay leaders to af-
ford them an opportunity to
Ab aham Gittelson, Associate
Director of the Central Agency
for Ji wish Education in Miami.
to the group about new
trend: in religtoui education.
"Wl feel that in order to be
a g io teacher, a person must
constantly be learning, said
Kabbi Chaim LiaifielJ, Asso,-..
ciate Kabbi, and this is our way
ol life at Temple Sinai."
The teaching staff is com-
posed of licensed and experi-
enced teachers, and has been
enlarged this year with the ad-
dition of two Sunday school
Under the direction of Rabbi
David Shapiro. Rabbi Listfield
and Mrs. Rosal) n Seidel, ad-
ministrative assistant, the edu-
cational program uill include
added participation by the tem-
ple's Cantor Yehudah L. Heil-
braun, Israeli singing and danc-
Beth Shalom Sisterhood Program
Wtth tuWto Lncun l.is.field (left), associate rabbi of Tem-
ple Sinai, HoHywood. and Abraham Gittelson, associate
director of the Central Agency for Jewish Education in
Miami, is Mrs. Jeanie Waidorf.
ing; projects in arts and crafts;
aiu special lield trips in the
Greater Miami community.
Sunday scnool is scheduled
to begin on Oct. 5; places are
still available lor "enrollment
Call the temple office for fur-
Set at 3.4 Million
JERUSALEM (JTA) Some 3,451.000 people pres-
ently res;de in Israel, the Central Bureau of Statistics an-
nounced on the eve of Rosh Hashonah. Some 2,921.000 of
these are Jews, and 530,000 non-Jews.
THE OVERALL population growth during 1974-75 was
2.1 percent, the Jewish population increased by 1.8 percent
(51,000), and the non-Jewish population increased by 3.7
percent (19,000 Moslems, Arab Christians and Druze).
The slow rise in the growth of Jewish population was
partly related to a drop by 48 percent of: the number of
Olim" arriving in Israel last year. Only 22,1)00 irrrrrrtgraretr
to Israel during 1974-5.
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Begin New Year
Temple Solel Sisterhood will
hold its first meeting of the
yc-ar Monday at 10:00 a.m. in
the Temple Solel Social Hall.
Dr. Morton Cooper and Dr.
Robert Ginsburg, psychologists
in private practice, will speak
on "Marriage and Divorce To-
day." Questions will be answer-
ed from the floor. A mini-lunch-
eon will be served.
Officers of this year's Sister-
hood include Mrs. Paula Sedel,
president; Mrs. Shelia Katlin,
vice president; Mrs. Karen
Zwick, fund raising; Mrs. Dede
Rubin, donor; Mrs. Carol Fing-
er, membership; Mrs. Sandy
Kronengold, program; Mrs.
Bet-nice Foiaberg, recording,
secretary; Mrs. Elaine Weiner,
corresponding secretary; Mrs.
Elaine Lichty. treasurer; Mrs. I
Sandi Lynn, financial secretary;'
and Mrs. Kay Seiigmarr, parlia-
Other- officers are Mrs. Abby J
Sandier, Mrs. Joanne Marks, j
Mrs. Amy Tobin, Mrs. Roma
Hagler, Mrs. Linda Wilentz, i
Mrs. Jackie Wheeler, Mrs.- Lynn
Emmer. Mrs. Gloria Vanol'skv, '
Mrs. Lillian Mandei, Mrs. Joyce
Bloch. Mrs. Hortense Levy,
Mrs. Cindy Felcher, Mrsc Lea
nora Anchell, Mrs. Hazel Green-
berg, Mrs. Renee Lieberman.
Mrs. Penny Frazin, Mrs. Bar;
bara Keller, Mrs. Hedy Rosen-
bauni, Mrs. Susan Talpins, Mrs.
Carol Edwards, Mrs. Judy Kar-!
cinell. Mrs. Yola Spencer, Mrs.
Barbara Holliday, Mrs. Iris'
Rush, Mrs. Essie Siegel, Mrs.
Jill Hunter, Mrs. Arlene Ray,
Mrs. Marlene Lippruan, Mrs.
Patty Littman, Mrs. EUetn Fleet,.'
Mrs. Elhe Rubin, Mrs. Drzia .
Berraan, Mrs. Eileen Dworkin,.
Mrs. Judy Mish, and Mrs. Mar-
Sisterhood of Temple Beth
Shalom will hold a general
meeting Monday, Oct. 6, at 8:00
p.m. in the grand ballroom of
the temple. Members and guests
are welcome to attend the meet-
ing, which will be followed by
a special program featuring tel-
evision personality Jeanne
"Behind the Scenes With
Jeanne Wolf of Ch. 2 TV" prom-
ises to be an exciting evening.
Ms. Wolf, an established theatre
and television professional, is
currently a performer-producer.
She has gained a wide audience
for her weekly television series,
Jeanne Wolf With ., which is
seen nationally on the PBS net-
In addition to her own series,
Jeanne Wolf has created and
produced many individual pro-
grams and series for Ch. 2. She
has been an active volunteer
for the Ch. 2 Auction for the
past nine years. and is active
in the community through her
work with many civic and pro-
A question and answer ses-
sion will follow the program,
according to Mrs. Spencer
Schoem, program vice president
and Mrs. Barry Portnoy, presi-
dent of the Sisterhood.
Shalom Group To
Meet Oil Oct. 7
Shalom Group of the Holly-
wood Chapter of Hadassah will
meet Tuesday. Oct. 7, at 1 p.m.
in the Town Hall Room of the
Home Federal Building on
Young Circle in HoHywood.
Refreshments will be served
at 12:30 p.m. Participants in
the program honoring the re-
opening of Mt. Scopus Hospital
are Mesdames Mildred Gold-
berg, Ethel Eailix, Lil Hutter,
Estelle Kaplan, Harriet Mates
and Pearl Wendell.
Mrs. Evelyn Simon is presi-
dent of the group. Mrs. Ethel
Earlix is program chairman.
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Friday, September 26, 1975
The 6Yea9 of Technicians
The primary thing to be said for Congressional ap-
proval of U.S. civilian technicians stationed in the Sinai
is that they symbolize the Egyptian-Israeli interim agree-
ment as Soviet-"rein."
This is no small achievement in light of the' extent
to which the Ford administration, and the Nixon admin-
istration preceding It, have gone to pay homage to the
Russians at every opportunity.
Even in the matter Of the agreement itself, the U.S.
remained conspicuously absent not only at the signing
ceremony in Geneva, but at the first working session of
representatives of both the Israeli and Egyptian govern-
ments to work out details of its implementation.
In effect, the U.S. did not want to "insult" the
Soviets, who for their part, refused to be present because
they wanted to put the world on notice that they accept
"no responsibility" for the agreement as if anyone
had asked them to.
Why should they presume to accept responsibility
for it when the truth is that they have done everything
possible to sabotage it from the very beginning.
Yet so concerned about Soviet feelings is the Ford
administration, which of course takes its cues from
Secretary of State Kissinger, that it instructed U.S. rep-
resentatives to stay away from these sessions.
An Unnatural Dependence
Having said that Soviet absence is better than Soviet
presence, and that this is good enough reason for the
U.S. to approve the Sinai technicians conditions, we also
would like to suggest that those Israelis who are out-
spoken in their criticism of this condition have an ex-
Mainly, they are concerned that it paves the way
toward an unnatural Israeli dependence upon implied
American power in the matter of peace between Israel
and Egypt when it ought to be Israel that shoulders
that duty as a free and independent nation.
We agree. But our own reservations move in
another direction. |
We are concerned about the course of events should
the Egyptians decide to launch a strike against Israel
before the three years of peace to which they have
committed themselves have passed.
In the Way of Self-Defense
For their part, Egypt could care less about the
safety of several hundred American technicians. On the
other hand, Israel would have to care very much indeed.
The consequence might well be a hampering of Is-
raeli maneuverability in self-defense and an unnatural
advantage given to Egypt without America's quite mean-
ing to do that. Here at home, the feeling against the
Jewish community could, in the end, be disastrous.
Those who oppose the Sinai technicians conditio-.
to the interim accord are not inconsistent in their pro-
They are simply examining every conceivable fu-
ture possibility and, in this case, seeing things that
others have not yet thought to see.
Words and Actions Don't Match
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IIARDLY a year ago, there
was Gerald Ford as Vice
President by the grace of Spiro
T. Agnew's criminality. Now.
some thirteen months later,
here is Gerald Ford as Presi-
dent by the grace of Richard
M. Nixon's criminality.
No one but the people of
Michigan elected Ford to- any-
thing, and wouldn't ybu know
'iL, late svelte Valentino, with
the "chutzpah" of a "chamor,"
he is already beating the hust-
ings to tell us why he should
be President again.
AMONG THE million or so
reasons why he should not is a
radio interview he gave in St
Louis, Mo., the other day dur-
ing which he declared that "The
business of the presidency is
Like a knight m srfining ar
"mor, Ford'was defending the
-'"eoT-lf's right to know against
the best advice of the Secret
oc.ico and other protectors of
the realm who are arguing that
the President ought to restrict
his public appearances follow-
ing the assassination attempt on
him in Sacramento some two
Without a doubt. Ford'i
words do have a certain self-
sacrificial splendor, but like the
rest of what he says* they are
empty rhetoric when stacked
up against his actions.
AT THE same time that he
was making this brave pro-
nouncement, the President was
just about to clamp down on
the people's right to know with
ail the fury the Presidential of-
fice wields these days.
At that very moment. Ford
was preparing to demand the
return of the classified docu-
ments sent to the House Com-
mittee on Intelligence for its
hea.ing into the CIA.
The committee had just made
public the CIA's incredible
bungling of intelligence data on
the eve of the 1973 Yom Kip-
pur War that "proved" there
was no imminence of war in
'he Middle East.
FORD DIDN'T like that be-
trayal of official incompetence
Continued on Page 13
Can Past Glory be Recaptured?
Friday, September 25, 1975
21 TISHRI 5
By MAX LERNER
Los Angeles Times Syndicate
SOUTHAMPTON, N. Y. I
have a simple shaky generali-
zation about the field of presi-
dential candidates that most
of them are trying to recapture
some past glory, either in some-
one else's life or their own.
I have been doing some can-
didate watching. In recent
weeks a number of candidates
have come seeking support in
the Hamptons on Long Island,
and I have listened to three of
TERRY SANFORD is a South-
ern liberal who has been a gov-
ernor (North Carolina) and is
now a university president
(.Duke). The last Democratic
President to fill both roles was
Woodrow Wilson, who was also
Sanford lacks both Wilson's
arrogance and his intense intel-
lectual vision, nor does he
strikes us now as Wilson did
in his own time as the man
for our moment.
Lloyd Bentsen dreams not of
Wilson but of Lyndon Johnson.
He, too, is a Texan, a centrist
Democrat, a legislator, a can-do
man, a political man. His em-
phasis is on hard bread-and-
butter issues. But where LBJ
aiways seemed larger than life,
EUGENE MCCARTHY dreams
of recapturing his own 1968 role,
and the sadness one feels is
that it has vanished, never to
return. He is an Independent
now; and while he has wit and
has read widely and interests
many of the young on his cam-
pus travels, he no longer stirs
In some ways in being an
antipolitician and wanting the
Presidency reduced to human
he was ahead of his
But instead of the hour
ng for his ideas final'.;.-,
time seems wholly to have by-
passed him and left him with
his fantasy world.
I FOLLOWED Sargent Shriver
in his Peace Corps and Paris
Embassy days. He has to be
distinguished from his associa-
tions. He is not Gsorge Mc-
Govern, although he ran with
him in 1972. He is not a Ken-
nedy, although he is related to
them, and doubtless dreams of
emuiatine Johr Kennedy.
He is very much himself. Yet
it is hard to oelieve (as he told
me once in Paris) that he is
under a star of destiny that will
carry him to the Presidency.
George Wallace's dream is
that he can pick up where he
left off when he was shot in
1972, and that nothing has hap-
Like one of those unused
clocks in a musty house, which
always reads 4:30, George Wal-
lace has expected time to stand
still for him. Yet in fact it has
been cruel to him. It has in-
capacitated him for the most
strenuous office in the world.
It was made his championship
of the discontent of our time
WHEN I talked with him a
year ago in his governor's of-
fice at Montgomery, he asked
wryly why so many Democrats
(Sen. Ted Kennedy included)
were beating a bath to his door.
It isn't true any longer. He will
do well in the primaries but
won't get a convention accept-
ance for either place on the
After the McGovern catas-
trophe in 1972, both Ed Muskie
and Henry Jackson looked like
the better road not taken. But
history doesn't operate by
Emerson's law of compensation.
THE FEELING about Muskie
today is that a man who could
not take the pressure- of the
campaign won't tafce the pres-
sure of the Presidency.
Jackson dfMO^^at the
scales of histor^ justice would
swing his way, and"'for a time
he looked like the lead contend-
er. But with all his knowledge
and ability, he got tangled in a
detente controversy with Secre-
tary of State Henry Kissinger,
which deepened the fears about
his Hawkishness, and history
THERE REMAIN the three
t>emocrats who (along with
Wallace) are likely to fight it
out Hubert Humphrey, Ed-
ward Kennedy, Edmund (Jerry >
Brown. Humphrey is the vet-
eran who has been in all the
wars, seen all the battles, wept
for all the defeats, rejoiced at
all the victories.
He is a good post-Watergate
candidate because, if the Demo-
crats had worked for him just
a little harder in 1968, Nixon
would have never reached the
He calls himself a "utility in-
fielder," but his dream is that
history is inexhaustible, and
that after so many failed chanc-
es it will give him this last one.
President Ford thinks his op-
ponent will be Humphrey.
KENNEDY IS far in the lead
and will dominate the conven-
tion. His dream is that he will
live out the dreams of his
brothers and escape their night-
He is keeping his options
open, but he will have to deal
seriously witn the Chappaquid-
dick shadow before he caH be
nominated, or the election will
be messv. If Humphrey and
Kennedy get into a stalemate,
with Wallace contributing to
it, Jerry Brown may be a vi-
He comes from the right
state, has no past history to P"
press him or past enemies to
trip him. and his wry antipoliti-
cian style fits into the na-
Foday, September 26, 1975
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Hollywood B)Mnesstnen To
Receive Ben-Gurion Award
Hollywood businessmen and
community leaders, Noel and
Jaime Shapiro, of Arrow Con-
struction Company, have been
named the- recipients of the
highly coveted -State of ..Israel
David Ben-Gurion Award it was
announced this week by Rabbi
Morton Mala,-skv. spiritual
leader of Temple Beth Shalom.
The award presentation will
be made to the brothers on be-
half of the South Florida Israel
Bond Organization at the Tem-
ple Beth Shalom Israel Dinner
of State, Sunday. Oct. 19, in the
"At this time temple congre-
gants will take this special oc-
casion on behalf of the State
of Israel to help their brethren
during this critical time in that
country's history, facing hostile
forces even as the ink dries on
the interim agreement papers,"
Rabbi Malavsky said.
"It is indeed fitting and prop-
er that Noel and Jaime Shapiro
be selected for this special
plaudit as they stand at the
forefront of helping people in
need whenever and wherever
that need exists. I hope that all
of our members and friends will
take the time-to join us and ex-
tend our heartfelt thanks for
their exceptional devotion and
service to their fellowman.
"Once again Temple Beth
Shalom shall answer the chal-
lenge facing Israel's men, wom-
en and children with an over-
flowing attendance at this im-
portant dinner meeting for the
South Florida Israel Bond cam-
paign, and help to achieve the
19757ce campaign drive for a
record-breaking $20,000,000 in
Israel Bonds through total com-
In making the announcement,
Rabbi Malavsky said that com-
munity leader and philanthro-
DR, SAMUEL MELINE
pist Dr. Samuel M. Meline of
Hollywood Hills has been nam-
ed chairman of the dinner.
Dr. Meline, a practicing or-
thodontist who has offices in
Hollywood, Miramar and Davie,
has played a key role in fur-
thering the health, education
and welfare of his fellow man,
serving on civic and commu-
A vice president of Temple
Beth Shalom, Dr. Meline is cur-
rently a vice president of the
Jewish Federation of South
Broward and axjhairman of the
allocations. cownittee; chair-
man, MetrbpoUMm Division of
the United Jewish Appeal and
recording secretary of the Jew-
ish Community Cfenters of South
A past president of Young
Leaders Council, Dr. Meline
was the recioielt of the Hy and
Belle Schlafer .Leadership
Award, ana the Knesset Award
for his outstanding leadership
and communal service both at
home and to the State of Is-
Noel Shapiro, a resident of
JAIME Ai\D NOEL SHAPIRO
Reject Hawk Missile Sale
should block the proposed sale
of the Hawk anti-aircraft missile
batteries to Jordan. Sen. Rich-
ard (Dick) <"ton> said in a letter
to his Senate colleagues.
"Such a sail is neither in the
national security nor the nation-
al interest of the United States,"
The Administration proposes
to sell 14 batteries of the ad-
vanced Hawk missiles to Jordan.
Unless either the Senate or the
House blocks the sale by Sept.
22 it will automatically go
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Jaime Shapiro, a resident of
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ple Beth Shalom Board of Di-
rectors; Latin Lodge B'nai
B'rith; Cuban-Hebrew Congre-
gation and the Farband Organ-
ization. He is also associated
with the Hallandale Chamber of
Milton M. Parson, executive
director of the South Florida
Israel Bond Organization point-
ed out that since the beginning
of the Israel Bond drive in
1951, more than $3-bilhon in
Bond proceeds have been pro-
vided for the development of
Israel's industries, agricultural
production and the expansion
of the country's export trade.
Oct. 1 Coffee
The Sisterhood of Temple
Beth Shalom will hold a mem-
bership coffee at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday in the home of Rab-
bi and Mrs. Morton Malavsky,
4816 Taft St.
Mrs. Barry Portnoy. Sister-
hood president, will welcome
prospective members and Rab-
bi Malavsky will speak on the
accomplishments of Sisterhood.
Morris Ezry, educational di-
rector, and Mrs. Shirley Cohen,
youth coordinator, will also ad-
dress the gathering.
A general meeting will be
held in the temple's ballroom
Monday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m.
Women interested in joining
Temple Beth Shalom Sisterhood
are invited to attend both
events. Contact Mrs. Michael
Neuwirth, membership vice
president, or Mrs. Lawrence
Council in March
Against Nazi Demo
LONDON (JTA) The
National Front's march through
the streets of East London last
week, the first day of Rosh
Hashona, was upstaged by a
ed by the Hackney Trades
The Trades Council counter
demonstration attracted over
5,000 persons, while the Na-
tional Front march mustered
only 1,250. The two demonstra-
tions never confronted each
OSTENSIBLY the National
Front march was aimed against
"Black muggers," and they held
high a banner depicting a young
West Indian attacking an elder-
ly white woman.
The police insisted that the
face of the "mugger" be cover-
TEL AVIV (JTA) The
departure of Finance Minister
Yehoshua Rabinowitz to Wash-
ington may mark the end of the
reassessment by the United
States of its Middle East pol-
icy, according to some observ-
This speculation was enhanc-
ed by the fact that Rabinowitz
is the first of three Cabinet
ministers who win go to Wash-
ington this month.
DEFENSE MINISTER Shimon
Pores is scheduled to go to the
United States to discuss Israel's
arms reauests, and Foreign
Minister Yigal Allen will be in
Washington to evaluate with
American leaders the situation
developing from the agreement
Israel negotiated with Egypt.
Rabinowitz. before leaving
Ben Gurion Airport, said he was
satisfied with the Israeli-Egyn-
tian accord. He said he would
discuss in W*hinP!ton every
facet of Israeli-American eco-
ed up which the National Front
did with the word "censored."
Police were stiil criticized for
permitting them to use the ban-
ner which also said that 80 per-
cent of the muggers were Black
and 85 percent of their vic-
tims were white.
The National Front march
and rally at the end of it raised
the whole question of how close
the Front could come to openly
inciting race hatred without in-
fringing the Race Relations Act.
MANY PARTICIPANTS in the
Trades Council rally believed
that the date chosen by the
National F*cnt was a deliberate
incitement against the Jews of
But Trades Council rally or-
ganizer Michal Knowles said
that his demonstration showed
the political alternative to the-
The Trades Council march
was the biggest demonstration
in Hackney since the Fascists
marched in 1947.
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Friday, September 26; 1975
Bteeirtenma! Event: 1st Jewish
Chaplain Given USN Flag Rank
1IISTORIANS AREN'T accus-
tomed to making history.
Kit that's what rnppened re-
cently to Rabbi Bertram \V.
A work!- renowned Jewish his-
t<> im. Rabbi Kom was recently
promoted to Rear Admiral in
the Naval Reserve the first
Jewish chaplain in the history
of the Nations armed forces to
achieve flag rank.
AS A civilian. Rabbi Korn is
Senior Rabbi at the Reform
Congregation Keneseth Israel.
Elkins Park. Pa.in the Navy
he is Senior Chaplain for more
than 600 Naval reserve chap-
Rabbi Korn is the author of
12 books on American Jewish
history and a prominent mem-
ber of the Jewish Welfare
Board (JWB). Nonetheless, he
feels as deep a sense of obli-
gation to his military duties as
to his civilian work.
MY REASONS for maintain-
ing ties with the Navy are two-;
fold." Rabbi Korn said recent-
ly. "First, in a time of crisis, j
such as a battle situation. I can I
be of service to people of all
faiths who really need my help.
and. secondly. I guess I'm just
The Rabbi's selection for ad-'
miral was a surprise. "I honest-
ly did not expect it." Rabbijl
"My congregation knew of the
selection hot ore I did. I left a
bowd meeting to take a phone;
call from Washington and rcij
turned to shouts of 'MazeltovJ
Admiral' ad champagne."
A NAVY chaplain in World
War II. Rabbi Korn served at
Navy and Marine Corps bases]
in California before assignment;
to the CMna Theater with the
1st and 6th Marine Division.
I'or six menths in 1946. he
was the only Jewish chaplain in i
North China. He was constantly |
on the move in the war-torn,
country "... living out of knap-
sack, and sleeping where I could
find cove.." Rabbi Korn said.
"I traveled regularly between
Peining, Ti?nsin and Tsingtao
giving religious guidance."
AS A chanlain in China, Rab-
bi Korn helped not only Jews.
but Catholics and Protestants,
"One of the most gratifying
aspects of being a military chap-
lain is The opportunity -to ain
first hand knowledge of other
faiths," the Raboi said.
"I have close companionship
with Catholic priests and Prot-
estant ministers and have learn-
ed the pride and problems of
their faiths. It's a learning ex-
perience that's hard to come by
as a civilian clergyman."
Senior Rabbi at the Keneseth
Israel synagogue for 25 years,
Rabbi Korn is a well known
member of the nationwide Jew-
KABBI KORN is recognized
as an eminent authority on Jew-
ish Chaplains during the Civil
War. and is the recipient of
awards from the American Jew-
ish Historical Society and other
The Rabl i is a board member
Of the Federation of Jewish
Agencies of Greater Philadel-
phia, a member of the board"of
governors of the Reconstruc-
tionist Rabbinical College in
Philadelphia, a director of So-
ciety of Jewish Bibliographies,
a member of the Jewish Publi-
cation Society of America and
an active member of numerous
historical and other organiza-
A LISTEE in "Who's Who,"
Rabbi Korn headed the Reform
delegation to JWB's Commission
on Jewish Chaplaincy. He is the
son of Blanche B. Korn, of
Elkins Park, Pa.
Married to the former Rita
Packman, daughter of Merime
Packman, of Park City West,
Philadelphia, Rabbi Korn has
two children, Judith and Ber-
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REAR ADMIRAL BERTRAM KORN
PARIS (JTAi Rabbi Is-
rael Miller, chairman of the
Conference of Presidents of
Major American Jewell Organ-
izations, said here that he had
found the Rumanian Jewish
community to be a highly vital,
well organited and active com-
Rabbi Miller returned from a
week-long trip to Rumania dur-
ing which he visited syna-
gogues, Jewish institutions,
clubs, welfare facilities and
conferred with local officials
and foreign diplomat!. He visit-
ed the country aa guest of the
THE CHAIRMAN of the Pres-
idents Conference total the Jew-
ish Telegraphic Agency, "I waa
surprised to see the Rumanian
community to be so vital, so well
organized and so well attended."
He said that all these activi-
ties were carried out not only
with the full knowledge of the
Rumanian government but with
its active help.
Rabbi Miller said that he did
not know how many of Roma-
nia's estimated 60.000 Jews
want to leave the country but
he hope* and believed that all
those whb want to do so wilF
be able to do-
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The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywooa
Ford Seeks Sinai Support from Leaders
By JOSEPH PCLAKOEF
IV'sidepc Fot\i Qifit with
33 American J a >t leaders
at the White H .use at his
invitation for 40 minutes
and received tttsiT support
on tha issue o: stationing
American tech'vj.iins- in St-
L nai under term? otf" rhip new-
Isr;ii!.-Egypt;jitr .rr:iirim ac-
Attending ch* nesting in
the Cabinet rou-*,, at which
Secretary. at< atjc^- Henry A.
Kissinger w were represyncat". e* of the
Conference- of. 8rj*wteitts- of
Major American Jewish' Or-
ganizi.-ons: hfcedW by **
chairman tfa'dti Itraet Aitil-
er. a' M*x 2A'. Hshi-r.
chairrc:in of tfee iJoard of
Governors of c*e Jewish
MSJlliK, a personal fri#nd 0f
tha President, told the Jewish
telegraphic Agency that he had
arranged tin- meetai". Also
pres-ut at the- meeting was Kl-
m.-r WinUr. president of the
AJComnuttee. representing his
organization which is not a
memoer ot the Presidents Con-
Fiwier and Milter addressed
repyrteis after the "meeting.
Miller said Kord had told the
group ttoa* "a large supporting
majqjity io Congress" for the
technicians to man an advance
warning radar station between
the n-w Israeli and Egyptian
lines in Sinai "would help the
atmosphere for peace" and that
the Jewish leaders concurred.
"We-offered our help in that
direction." Miller said.
tfltn ITY a reporter. "Did
he (the President) ask for your
sui>port" in tl.e Congress?,
Milter replied. "The President
is more sophisticated than to
ask that directly."
But, he observed, "The Presi-
dent would be very happy if we
did" He indicated that Kord
felt that not only a majority,
but an overwhelming majority
of support in Congress would
be better for the interim agree-
ment- and would support a
movement for peace in the
When Fisher was asked why
leaders of the American Jewish
community were so supportive
of the technicians white so
many in Israel were against it.
he replied; referring apparent-
ly to the interim agreement as
a whole, thai as in any demo-
cratic society, there are some
BUT HE said the Knesset's
overwhelming endorsement of
the accord indicated the ma-
jority feeling in Israel.
Fisher- maintained that the
pact was good for America and
good for Israel. He conceded
that there certainly, are risk*
involved but said that "one of
the great things" about the in-
terim accord is that there will
be time for further negotiations.
mm in i
Miller said that Kissinger in-
dicated to the Jewish leaders
that the major problem in Con-
gress was not the presence of
U.S. technicians in Sinai but
the matter- of aid. He said the
Secretary reported that the
questions he was asked at his
appearances before Congres-
sional committees concerned
economic aid rather than tech-
MILLER SAID that the ques-
tion of U.S. aid to Israel was
only touched on and tne tiguie
of S2 billion-plus was mention-
ed but nothing specific was dis-
There was also no discussion
of any future negotiations on
the Golan Heights or the supply
of U.S. arms to Israel at the
meeting. Milter said the tech-
nicians issue was expected to
be resolved by a joint resolu-
tion in Congress in 10 days, to
be followed by the aid package
the Administration will submit.
Miller said the Jewish leaders
wished Ford well and express-
ed gratification over his escape
from an attempted assassina-
tion. They told him that pray-
ers for his welfare were offered
in synagogues during the Rosh
Milter said the issues of So-
viet Jewry and Syrian Jewry
were discussed but gave no de-
tails. The meeting was the first
between the President and a
large group of American' Jew-
ish leaders since last Decem-
ber when the issue was the
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Friday, September 26, 975
? Ask Abe ?
by AM IALPEIN
IMWNG NX IS RAIL OCT. 22
Congregational Delegation To
Participate In 10-Day Mission
QUESTION: What is the back-
ground for the many stories
told about the naive inhabitants
DAVID W. LEVINE
Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.
ANSWER: (.'helm is consider-
ed one of the oldest cities in
Poland, dating from the 12th
century. In 1765, the Jewish
community numbered about
1,500 and in 1929 approximate-
ly 15,000, almost half of the
In addition to religious insti-
. tutions, the Jewish community
;of Chelm maintained an or-
'.phanage, an old age home, a
Yeshiva (Theological Seminary)
and a secondary school. During
the 1920's and 30's two Jewish
weeklies were published.
During the holocaust the en-
tire Jewish community was de-
ported for extermination; a
- small number of workers were
left behind in the town's pris-
on. The Germans also destroyed
all Jewish public buildings,
among them the 700 year old
synagogue. The town was lib-
erated on July 22, 1944. Only
a handful had survived.
According to the authorita-
tive Encyclopaedia Judaica
(Vol. 5. p. 373) the stories
about Chelm have a niche in
Jewish folklore and humor be-
cause of the reputed naivete of
In numerous stories, the
Council of Seven is depicted as
sitting seven days and seven
nights to solve problems gen-
erally involving questions of
theoretical and practical wis-
dom in which the "Chelmer" is
invariably expected to be out
of his depth.
It is impossible to determine
.when and how the stories about
Chelm and its inhabitants de-
veloped in Jewish folklore. In
.A Treasury of Jewish Folklore
by Nathan Ausubel, page 320,
he introduces the section of
Chelmer stories as follows:
"There is no body of hu-
morous folk literature more
widely disseminated among
Yiddish speaking Jews than the
stories about the fools (or
'sages' as they are scoffingly
called) of Chelm. There are, of
course, fools, and fools, but in
the Jewish folk-fancy the fools |
of Chelm represent the 'ne plus |
ultra' in simpletons. They have
even entered into the Yiddish
"When a Jew refers to a pre-
tentious foolish person, likely as
not he will say of him ironical-
ly: 'Just look at him a reg-
ular Chelmer chochem (wise
man of Chelm)'."
"What is Chelm? It is a real
town in Poland, like Gotham in
England and Schildburg in Ger-
many. These three towns have
one thing in common for
some unaccountable reason
they were elected in irreverent
folklore to serve as the centers
of all innocent stupidity.
"The historical origin of the
foolish stories about the inhabi-
tants of all three places is close-
ly linked. Which of them came
first chronologically is like de-
bating which came first the
chicken or the egg. However,
we do know one fact, that the
tales about the fools of Schild-
burg were translated in 1597
from the German into Yiddish,
and enjoyed enormous popular-
ity in central and eastern Eu-
The following are examples
of Chelm stories:
The rabbi of Chelm and one
of his Talmud students were
spending the night at the inn.
The student asked the servant
to wake him at dawn because
he was to take an early train.
The servant did so.
Not wishing to wake the rab-
bi, the student groped in die
dark for his clothes and, in
haste, he put on the long rab-
binical gabardine. He hurried
to the station, and as he enter-
ed the train, he was struck
dumb with amazement as he
looked at himself in the com-
"What an idiot that servant
is!" he cried angrily. "I asked
him to wake me, instead he
went and woke the rabbi, and
now I'll miss my train!"
"Which is more important,
the sun or the moon?" a citi-
zen of Chelm asked his rabbi.
"The moon, of coarse," re-
plied the rabbi. "It shines at
night, when it is needed. The
sun shines only during the day,
when there is no need of it at
A sage of Chelm went bath-
ing in the lake and almost
drowned. When he raised an
outcry other swimmers came to
his rescue. As he was helped
out of the water he took a
solemn oath. "I swear never to
go into the water again until I
learn how to swim!"
THE WORRIERS OF CHELM
The people of Chelm were
beset by worries. They worried
about finances, health and poli-
tics. To alleviate this situation
the Council of Seven called a
meeting of all the townsfolk.
A motion was duly made and
seconded to the effect that Yos-
sel, the cobbler, be retained by
the community as a whole, to
do its worrying, and that his
fee be one ruble per week.
The motion was about to
carry, all speeches having been
for the affirmative, when one
sage propounded the fatal ques-
tion: "If Yossel earned a ruble
a week, what would he have to
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IN ISRAEL BONDS
More than 20 key leaders
representing Greater Miami
area congregations will be
among those invited to partici-
.jMrte. in the 1975-76,State of Is-.
" rael Bonds Congregational Pil-
grimage to Israel, a 10-day fact-
finding mission, Oct. 22-30, Mil-
ton M. Parson, executive direc-
tor. Greater Miami Israel Bond
Organization, announced at
campaign headquarters, 420
Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach.
"The Greater Miami Israel
Bond Organization has extended
a special invitation to rabbis
and top congregational leaders
to see first-hand what has and
is transpiring in Israel during
the time of interim agreements
with her neighbors," Parson
"This is a trip designed for
people who look to Israel with
special love and concern, for
those who have been to Israel
before and for those who are
going for the first time."
For Grades K-5
The Jewish Community Cen-
ters of South Florida Holly-
wood Extensor. 2838 Hollywood
Blvd., will begin its fall pro-.
gram f?r elementary school
children next week.
Classes will be offered ini
ceramics, batik, tie dyeing, mag-;
ic, karate, dancing, tumbling,
macrame, fishing, green thumb,
gourmet cooking, space cadets
The Back to Nature Club, a
new family camping program
for parents and their children,
will be introduced. The dub will
meet on Wednesday evenings,
twice a month for six sessions
and conclude with a weekend
outing Jan. 10 and 11.
In addition, a bowling league
for grades kindergarten through
fifth will be held each Wednes-
day afternoon at the West Hol-
If you are interested in re-
ceiving a schedule of classes,
call the center.
Under the auspices of the
State of Israel Bonds National
Rabbinic Cabinet, the American
synagogue leaders will have
private meetings Jwith leaders,
high ranking army officers and
economic experts including a
visit to military installations.
The planned itinerary in-
cludes visits to Kibbutz Ayelet
Hashachar, a rest home in
Ma'alot. a trip to the West Bank,
a special Knesset visit and pri-
vate reception, meetings with
Russian immigrants, a trip along
the !/'-wse border, the ports
of Ashdod and Ashkelon, the
Golan ffateHta and th rtis"i-
gie^ment lines and new settle-
"Manv '.ins to Israel have
been nl'ianed, but this is one
that has soecial significances
for this special group of select
men and women," Parson said.
"Although there is a tran-
quility establ'^hea on the polit-
ical and military fronts as a
result of a nw interim agree-
ment with Egvot, the Arabs will
not halt their economic warfare
agoinst Israel," he continued.
"Thprefo-;-> it is increasingly
imnortant that our community's
leading congregants see first-
han 1 how Israel n*eds our eco-
nomic suwrt .v?n more now
than they did before the agree-
"It is for .this reason that we
urge these leaders to take;part
in the mission, and come back
and report in their own words
the importance of the role of Is-
rael Bonda In 1975-76. Let's all
make the Israel Bond 25th An-
niversary Year a banner year."
Parson indicated that Israel
is currently experiencing an
economic slowdown as a result
of a new austerity program in-
volving "creeping devaluation
and curtailment of government
"This year the Israel Bond
campaign will have an even
greater role to play in provid-
ing the resources to expand Is-
rael's industrial production and
to maintain the pace of develop-
ment." he said.
"It is our ferrent hoDe that
Greater Miami and particular-
ly the Dade and Broward coun-
tv community will respond with
this urgently needed economic
aid through record-breaking
purchases in the next nine
Robert L. Siegel is general
campaign chairman of the
Greater Miami Israel Bond Or-
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Jhg Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Shapp-From fivvernor To President?
Pennsylvania's Gov. Milton
J. Shapp, a contender for the
Presidential nomination in 1976,
will speak at the Pennsylvania
Day Bicentennial celebration in
Melbourne Sunday, it has been
Born in Cleveland in 1912,
his father, Aaron Shapiro, was
a Republican hardware sales-
man, and hisf rtfptn>r, Eva Smel-
sey, was a BferAcrat and a lead-
er of that city's women's rights
Shapp graduated from Case
Institute of Technology (now
David Ben Gurion Club For New
Americans To Meet Monday Evening
The David Ben Gurion Club
for New Americans will hold its
next meeting Monday at 7:30
p.m. in the Home Federal Sav-
ings Bank, Hollywood. Dr. Ron-
ald Wagner,'guest spruker, will
The club now has 75 mem-
bers since its formation in May.
The Club was established for
people who escaped the Holo-
caust and came to America to
begin a new life.
The name of David Ben Gur-
ion was chosen in honor of the
man born in Poland who found-
ed the State of Israel. The club
is non-political in nature en-
deavoring, however, to contrib-
ute monies to Israel. Its pur-
pose is to carry on the Jewish
culture and education and pro-
vide a happy meeting place for
Regular membership meetings
will be held on the third Mon-
day of each month.
Upcoming events will include
a Chanukah paity on Nov. 30.
Beach Group Plans Oct. 8
Luncheon And Card Party
Hadassah's Beach Group
plans a luncheon and card party
at noon Wednesday, Oct. 8, in
Galahad III Recreation Room.
Door prizes will be given.
Evervone is urged to pur-
chase tickets as early as possi-
ble because there is limited
seating. Call Mrs. Lillian Seigal,
vice president of fund raising,
for more information.
With the theme of "To Israel with Love" some 75 key
Hadassah leaders met at a brunch held at the Hyatt Ho-
tel, Miami Beach where some S150.0QQ ,ip>Israel Bonds
was sold, beginning the $1 million sales effort, by the
Miami Beach Hauussah leaders. Representing the South
Broward Women's Division was Mrs. lrma,Rochlin
(right). With her are Israel diplomat, Abbie Beri-Ari and
Mrs. Frances Katzman, who will be receiving the coveted
David Ben-Gurion Award at a luncheon in her honor Oct.
9 m the Fontainebleau Hotel.
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brink of bankruptcy.
Shapp won national attention
for his consumer advocate poli-
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the elderly and handicapped,
and sweeping welfare reforms.
Among the programs Shapp
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the most comprehensive "Sun-
shine Law" in the nation, a
strict code of ethics for all state
employees and a rigorous cam-
paign code of conduct, property
tax relief and free public transit
for senior citizens, a toll free
hotline to the Governor's office
for citizen problems, close su-
pervision of the insurance in-
dustry, enactment of no-fault
auto insurance and sweeping
reforms to control rising health
costs, strict control over the
state budget and payroll leading
in 1974 to the first across-the-
board tax cut in a generation
for Pennsylvanians, a highly
successful program of strip
mine control and land reclama-
tion which hav, become a model
for national legislation, and the
application of modern business
methods to government, saving
Pennsylvania taxpayers $225
million a year.
HEBREW HIGH SCHOOL >
The Jewish Federation
of South Broward, Inc., and
the South Broward Board
of Rabbis will offer a He-
brew High School Program
next month. The coordina-
tor for the program is Lou
Lister, past member of the.
faculty of Hebrew Union;..
The courses include Ju-
daica Course, history of
Soviet Jewry; Beginners
Ulpan, offering instruction
in Hebrew vocabulary,
reading and speaking (no
ate Ulpan, stressing con-
versational Hebrew and
reading text Hebrew; and
the high school student
(post confirmation age)
with an opportunity to ex-
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Friday, September 26, 1975
ftffyagiiez Stilt Hangs Like Pall Over Capitol
I.os Angelas -Times Syndicate
Washington is a city of mir-
j orsthe political actors watch-
ig the media elite, the media
atchinij-tue actors, each group
.itching, both itself and the
f ther in. the miuor of history.
As a result, except for the ad
rieB'arworld, Washington is th-
besf remaining instance of what
Dayid Kiesman once described
c s otluw-directiveness seeing
cnaseltiiaithe mirror image of
fHE LENGTHENING shadow
of the. May ague/ incident still
.angs over the city. But both
1 he elites grasp, only part of its
leaning, Th.: sharp American
'niljtary .response *s seea- DVtne
Administration and its oppo-
nents alike, as a message sent
10 the. woild about American
toughness in meeting its com-
Iv is that. But just as impor-
tant as how other nations view
America is how America- per>
ceives reality and how it sees
:tself. The world's image of
America counts, of course, but
America's national self-imag#
counts just as strongly.
THE REASON ought to be
You can read it in the whole
Mutter of individual self-im-
nrovemenl books that is g:ntiv
shaking the paperback book
You want people to hav >
confidence in you, but they
wont do it unless you carve
out some confidence in your-
self. That is the truism the
oooks convey, in a thousand dif-
ferent forms, and there is a
coie of truth in the truism. It
applies to the nation, too.
THE VIETNAMESE war. and
the way it endednot with a
Ting but a whimper rocked
he American national self-
mage. Moat Americans hunger
'O have it rebuilt.
There was a good- piece by
Meg GreeotteM in The Wash-
ington Post about how the in-1
bred Washington elites see the
American poople as somewhere
'out there," in the-vast spaces
if the hinterland, thus turning
real people, into abstractions.
Without wanting to saddle her
with my own view. I am struck'
by how often confronted by
poll figures about the American;
majoritythe Washington com-
mentators will cheer "the peo-
ple" when they reject powei
and authority, but chide them
when they show some degree
of swagger and national self-
IN BOTH cases the people
are expressing their sense of
ihe national self-image, how-,
ever wavering it may be. Right
now the mood is toward some
new beginning in self-confi-
The House of Representatives,
showed it, in passing the de-
fense appropriation by beating
down almost every amendment
to it with a surprisingly large >
It may beas reported a
way of reassuring allies and
warning off aggressors, thus
sending a message to the world.
Bat in the communications rev-
olution we fall into the fallacy
A seeing every decision as a
signal we are cumnuinicaHng
THE MESSAGE doesn't have
to be to the outside world. It
may be a message to ourselves
It isn't only allies that the poli-
ticiansand the people at home
are reassuring. My hunch is
that they are mostly reassuring
themselves, looking to that
fortress ot strength within one-
sdf on. which .everything, elsf
I have been spending some
hours in Washington with the.
Executive Seminar, which i*
part of the Foreign Service In-
THEY ARE some 60 men and
women, all holding responsible
posts involved with American
world ieLiiions, getting a re-
fresher overview of what is
happening inside and outside
Prayers Said For
TFL AVIV (JTA) A special gomel' blessing
was recited for President Ford during Rosh Hashonah
services at a^Sephardi synagogue in Ramat Oan after
the President narrowly escaped a possible assassination
attempt in Sacramento* Onl.
The benediction, traditionally offered by a Jew who
averts disaster, was given by MosheLevi, an importer,
who-has been corresponding with- the White House about
Israel's need fo.- American backing.
FORD HAD a pistol pointed at him by Lynette
Frommef identified in a<-member of the Charles Manson
"family/' wtute-mingling with crowds in the California
capital. V secret service agent disarmed the woman
oefore .he could.fire.
Levi said that since Ford is r, non-Jew he cannot
recite the "gomel" blessingefon himself and Levi decided
to offer the prayer for hi.
My stress was not so much
on the sinews of American
power, about which thev know
more than I do. but on the so-
cial imagination of a nation.
For much depends. >n a n8'
tion, on the windows of percep-
tion, which open out on the
larger world but also open in-
ward upon our inner world,
where we do so much of our
Politics and vision are close-
ly related. The strength of th?
people depends greatly upon
their myths about themselves
in the best sense: where they
feel they have been as a nation,
where they are going and what
they think they are like.
IF YOU dont believe it. look
at the British, who have lost the
vision, and the Israelis, who
have never lost it.
'. ook at the Russians, where
the vision has become dusty,
and the Chinese, where it is st I
fresh. Look at the- French, who
lost the \ision in their eta- if
humiliation, and the German*
who lost it in the squalor of
1 lit lei ism, and see how each has
begun to regain it.
THERE ARE more shocks
ahead for America the in:
pending additional increase in
oil prices by the oil cartel, the
Geneva conference on the Mid-
east, the tussle over the SALT
talks, the question of what will
happen in the crunch to South'
Korea. The American sett-
ing. The question is how it will
stand up under that battering:
Russian Jews Injured
By Police on Rosh 11 ash on a
NEW YORK (JTA) Several Jews-were- injured
when police forcibly ended their attempt to block heavy
traffic deliberately diverted past Moscow's Central Syna-
gogue on Arkhipov Street on Rosh Hashona- evening, the
Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry reported here.
The diversion of traffic to the narrow, normally empty
side street on the High Holy Days is a typical form of Soviet
harassment, an SSSJ spokesman said.
This time, Jews lay down in the street in front of the
synagogue but were dragged away by police.
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Friday, September 26, 1975
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hoiiywood
English Jew*, Like All Anglos,
Worry About Style, Conformity Implementing Pact
By MARK SEGAL
LONDON The Anglo Jew-
ish community reflects, the so-
ciety in which it lives, attdthus
its concern for formality and
style in its highly centralized
communal life is in keeping
with the way English society
operates. It if very much part
of Britain, yet many Jews live
on two levels with an anxiety
ahont their place in the general
society never far below the
Assimilation makes its in-
roads, for official statistics sup-
plied earlier this year by the
Board of Deputies of British
Jews showed that one out of
I every five British Jews marries
of the community. More-
ier, this data indicated a steep
decline in the number of Jew-
ish couples marrying in syna-
[ Vet it is little compensation
that Judaism is surviving bet-
ter in this respect than the
Protestant and Catholic church-
es in Great Britain.
JEWISH identification often
eans attending synagogues
[>nce a year at the Kol Nidrei
;:\ice on Yem Kippur eve,
lus a year-round involvement
Israel .which has.become the
rime means cof identification
*- conscious Jews.
The general.tolerance of Brit-
\b society is undergoing severe
trains as inflation and econo
kic difficulties hit at -all classes,
pus there are fears for to-
rrow, and that the two mil
ln Black immigrants may only
the first victims of prejudice
lid discrimination, with ancient
NEW YORK (JTA) The
fality and the pathos of Jew-
life on New York's Lower
Bt Side during the late 1800's
early 1900's is hauntingly
ksented in a seiies of nostal-
photographs which illus-
! the Hebrew Publishing
mpany'a Lower East Side
endar Album for the Jewish
riie calendar was designed
edited by Marcus A. Cohen.
POHEN, formerly an editor
designer for major publish-
now devotes himself mainly
Ithe study of Jewish history.
Jselecting the photos for the
ver East Side Calendar, he
se pictures which "recreate
ast that no longer exists and
ch shed new light on an im-
nt group of people and
style of life."
a descendant of immi-
f parents who themselves
on the Lower East Side,
en believes that these
will recall fond memc-
for a generation which
Buced some of America's
Standing figures in litera-
IE ALBUM contains some
dozen photographs includ-
market scenes on Hester
t, a tenement sweat shop
.udlow Street, the old Sec-
Avenue "El" at Broome
Allen Streets, scenes from
[Yiddish Theater and family
here is also a glossary
describes all Jewish
ays and a table of candle-
ing times in principal U.S.
anti-Semitic prejudice raising
Thpse concrncd about the
community i future need onlv
look at statistics. Though even
sociologists admit problems in
cleaning data on Jews, when
religion is not an element enu-
merated in the official census
or other documentation.
THE RECENT conference of
the Jewish Historical Society of
England on Anglo Jewry in the
Victorian Age showed that the
community numbered 46,000
only in 1882. rising dramatic-
ally to 300,000 by 1914 due
to waves of immigration from
Poland and Russia Which main-
ly headed for the United States.
Most British Jews today de-
aceod from immigrants who
failed to make it to New York,
so the Board's researchers say.
Today, there are 410,000 Jews
in Britain, of whom 350.000 live
in Greater London. The smaller
provincial communities are
withering away, like Belfast or
.Sheffield with the brightest and
Mat talented drawn to London
or leaving England altogtther.
JUST AS American Jewry re-
flects the pluralism of Amer-
ican society, so the British com-
munity is as highly centralized
as the British establishment to
which many of its leaders be-
long. The representative com-
munal positions are replete
with titled men and women who
wore ennobled by the Queen at
the governments advice for
their service to both the gen-
eral and the Jewish community.
The Jewish contribution to
Britain is quite out of propor-
tion to the community's size,
whether in science, the arts,
the judiciary, the economy or
There are more than 40 Jew-
ish Members of Parliament, and
18 Jews are ir the government
at various levels. Thus, Harold
Lever, MP, as the Chancellor j
of the Duchy of Lancaster, is
very close to Premier Harold |
Wilson, while Sir Keith Joseph, |
MP. is considered the ideolo-1
gist behind Margaret Thatcher,
leader of the Conservative op-
Yet obviously they do not af-
fect British policy on Israel.
which is sympathetic largely
due to Wilson's deep personal
conviction of many years stand-
ing of the justice of the Zionist
cause. Yet the ambivalence to-
wards Israel and Jewish mat-
ters surfaces from time to time.
A MARKED example was that
the British delegation at the In-
ternational Women's Year Con-
ference in Mexico which ab-
stained on the "elimination of
Zionism" resolution, was headeH
by a Jewish MP. Millie Miller.
MP for llford, one of the few
constituencies where Jews can
influence the vote.
She has since come under at-
tack from the community for
not voting against, but explains
she Jiad to abide by Foreign
Office rulings. Usually they
manage to avoid such a dilem-
ma of their Jewish loyalties
clashing with, their political in-
The basic insecurity is there,
despite the general prosperity
and integration of the commu-
nity. One need only judge by
the intense pressure from or-
ganized Anglo Jewry on the
British government to amend
the Race Relations Act so as to
be able to prosecute anti-Jew-
THE ACT was brought in to
protect Britain's two million
Black immigrants, with the
Jews reduced to the second
largest minority. But Jewish
antennae are always alert to
any likely threat.
Signs there are aplenty, the
emergence of the neo-Fasci=*
n itional front on a count n-\'-!e
basis, which is making small in-
roads at cior; j "is. especially
among poorer white areas ad=-
jacent to Black certen.
A most recent case highlight-
ing this ambivalence was the
furor evoked by the reburial in
Jerusalem of the two Stern
group men who killed Lord
Moyne in Cairo 30 years ago.
Latent anti-Semitism combined
with near hvsteria among many
prominent Jews, including Lord
Rothschild, was revealed i.i its
THE STIFF formality of or-
ganized Jewish life with its
stress on the upper crust an.i
the titled has deterred many
younger Jews especially intel-
lectuals from being involved in
communal affairs. Unlike Amer-
ica. British Jewry lacks Profes-
Exemplifying this is the fact
that the former communal rab-
bi of Manchester. Rabbi Alt man
is now a professor at Brandeis
University. But the campaign
for Soviet Jewry managed to
bring many people into the
mainstream who would other-
wise have stayed outside.
Today, the main test of the
organized community's capacity
for adjustment to changing
times is symbolized by the dis-
cussion on whether to copy the
American model of the National
Conference on Soviet Jewry or
to have it attached to the Board
of Deputies as a department of
its administration. Much will
depend on the result
GENEVA (JTA) Israeli
an.i Egyptian working teams
met behind closed doors to be-
gin the task of drawing up the
detail ?d military protocols to
impl intent the Israeli-Egyptian
interim accord in Sinai.
They in .-t in a s cl'ided room
in the Palais des Na.ions, Unit-
ed Nations headquarters here,
despite indications that the
iirst meeting ould be an open
session with :oth sides making
public declarations as to the
historic nature of their under-
ISRAEL REPORTEDLY wan!
Od .in open session in order to
thaw the icy formality of last
Thursdays signing ceremonies.
The Israeli group was in-
formed ihat Egypt had agreed
to ,i public opening session.
But diplomatic sources said
that the Egyptian delegation re-
ceived instructions from Cairo
to insist on private meetings
behind closed doors and out of
the glare of publicity.
The Egyptians reported their
instructions to Ota. Ensio Sii-
lasvuo chief of the UN peace-
keeping forces in the Middle
East, and to the American ob-
server. Deputy Undersecretary
M State Hal Saunders.
THE EGYPTIAN team is
headed by a ranking military
officer. (Jen. Taha el Magdoub.
The Israeli team is headed by
its Ambassador to France, Mor-
dechai Gazit, a civilian.
Working under him, however,
are three high ranking Israeli
army officers, Gen. Herzl Sha-
fir. chief of the General Head-
quarters Branch; Gen. Avra-
ham Tamir, chief of the Plan-
ning Branch; and Col. Shimon
Levinson, liaison officer to the
United Nations Emergency
Force (UNEF) in Sinai.
The Israeli delegation con-
ferred with Saunders and
AT THE opening session, de-
sciihed as 'busincssli'C." t n
tu i reams drewnp an agei
for their future sessions a I
planned the routine of theii
The first Israeli withdrav
prescribed by the interim
cord, will be from the Abu Ro-
deis oilfields in southwestern
The Soviet Union and the
United States, cochairmen of the
peace conference under whose
auspices the meetings are tak-
ing place, stayed away from t*te
opening session, as they did at
the signing ce/oniony.
The Souet Union had said
they would not attend because
it wants no responsibility for
the Pact. The U.S. decided to
stay away to avoid the i
pearance of a breach of C04
eration with the USSR in I
SIILASVUO opened the meet-
ing with tributes to the Israeli
and Egyptian governmei -
"which have already demon-
strated their determination,
wisdom and courage to ta s
He said the interim acco.d
may contribute to "create the
proper framework" which,
could contain "a comprehensive
solution in the whole area of
Siilasvuo also stressed thi?:
the military working group?
could contribute to the seaie
for peace by creating a propel
atmosphere, an obvious refe -
ence to the chilly atr..osphe ;
at the signing.
He said the difficulties, of the
tasks ahead were due "to co
flieting perceptions of wfa
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The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, September1^ 1975
coordinated by the
Greater Miami Rabbinical Association
Dr. Max A. Lioschifz Kaobi Robert J. Qrurtd
devoted to discussion of themes and issues relevant to Jewish life past and present
|| American Jews And Israelis
f Must Establish Dialogue
RABBI EMANUEL EISENBERG
Temple Beth Sholom
There is a fundamental risk
involved in discussing the rela-
tionship between Israel and the
Galut (Exile). The risk is that
Israel pays the price of life and
security, while the "Galut," at
least the Western Jewry, enjoy
We must, nevertheless, con-
front the issue. The relationship,
which is indispensable to our
common existence, will perish
without dialogue. Through mu-
tual, if anguished, encounters,
we might find a way to strong
and enduring alliance of body
The highest consideration re-
quires open discourse, even if it
becomes harsh at times; efforts
to repress it are harmful. Jews
of the newer generation will not
be silenced by reminders that
Israel is paying the ultimate
price; they will either speak out
and in less than friendly man-
neror become alienated.
Same Galut Jews could argue
that their own fate is affected
by the way Israel is operating.
We in Galut will experience the
fallout o f anti-Semitism as a
consequence of Israel's struggle.
Long before the issue of 'Is-
rael-Galut relationship' began to
agitate us, history had already
decreed that we are a people
The initial premise on which
Israel Galut relations must be
established is that, even with
emergence of the State of Israel,
our besetting question is still
the Jewish problem.
Any effort to achieve ac-
commodation along the lines of
"they and we" rather than "I
and thou" of ''Israel vs. Galut"
rather than one people fighting
for its survival is bound to lead
to estrangement and growing
Jewish survival becomes in-
creasingly questionable if we
permit a chasm to arise between
Israel and the Galut. The Galut
cannot sustain itself spiritually
alone without the most intimate
relationship with Israel.
Israel has given us "moral,
isiential strength." It has given
istential strength. It has given
us strength to live as Jews and
to labor on behalf of our fellow
Jews. It has revived our Jewish
consciousness and actually in-
It is the rebirth of Israel that
has ignited the minds and hearts
of American Jews and Jews all
over the world who now want
to establish their connections
with their people's culture.
The State of Israel has given
the Jews pride in its achieve-
ments, but it must be followed
up by a continuation of a true
spirit of ommitment to the re-
ligious teachings to make it a
Jewish land, a home for a Jew
to feel proud of.
Israel cannot be a transplant of
a "Jewish Society of the Galut,"
but a creation of a "new Jewish
Society in Israel" where the
Secular and religious can both
work in one.
Salvation of the Galut Jewry,
and the theme of "One People"
can only be accomplished if we
commit ourselves to Judaism
and Israel recommits itself to
the teachings of the Bible for it
is the Holy Land, and it was
given to us as a Holy Land, and
it can only survive if it remains
a Holy Land.
For it is written "Nee Meet-
zeeyon Teyzey Torah, Udvar
Adonay Mee'Yrushalayeem. Out
of Zion shall corae Torah
(knowledge) and the word of
G-d from Jerusalem."
\ Purification Or Politics?
By Rabbi Michael B. Eisenstat
The argument over "Who is
a Jew?" continues to burn.
Within the ranks of the Reform
Rabbinate there has arisen con-
troversy since some of its
members have begun conver-
sion procedures "k'halacha,"
according tn Orthodox law.
One might have thought this
development would be greeted
with enthusiasm by the Ortho-
dox. After all, their stated con-
cern has been with the pres-
ervation of the Law and its
observance oy all who are or
would be Jewish. Such is not
Several rabbis, myself includ-
ed, attempting to institute
traditional conversion proced-
ures have found stumbling
blocks placed in our paths, not
by the would-be converts but by
the Orthodox Rabbinate.
I called a prominent Orthodox
rabbi recently, to arrange for a
young lady to undergo the rite
of Mikve. She had studied and
read deeply over the many
months under my direction and
that of a recognized Conserva-
tive Rabbi in our community.
At the conclusion of these
studies, I arranged for a "Beth
Din" to examine her knowledge
of Judaism, her motives, her
feeling for Judaism and the
Jewish people. We three Re-
form Rabbis were uniformly im-
pressed with her grasp of
Judaism and with her sincerity.
The Orthodox Rabbi stated
that in order for the young lady
to use the Mikve, she would
have to be re-examined by the
Orthodox Beth Din, which
would have to have full authori-
ty in the matter of her conver-
sion, and that I would have to
surrender all "authority" in the
; What is at stake here is fun-
damental to the unity of the
Jewish community. Is the
Orthodox Rabbinate concerned
with the preservation of the
"purity of the Jewish people"
and the Halachah it claims to
hold in reverence, or is it con-
cerned with establishing itself
as the religious "power broker"
among the various segments of
the local rabbinate and in coerc-
ing Jews and those who would
be Jews into its own mold by
abusive controls of community
I have spoken with many
rabbis, more traditional than I,
in our community and they
have told me that because of
the above abuses they no longer
direct persons to the Mikve,
but take them straightav/ to
the ocean for the purposes of
The Orthodox Rabbinate,
having forced the issue of con-
version "according to the Law,"
can serve no purpose by deny-
ing the person who would
observe the law access to the
appropriate institution other
than for political muscle on the
American Jewish and Israeli
RABBI MICHAEL EISENSTAT
By RABBI DR. SAMUEL J. FOX
Why does Judaism re-
quire the institution of a
synagogue, i.e., a sanctuary
especially built or designed
for use In prayer, etc.?
Some base this requirement
upon the commandment in the
Bible where Moses was ordered
to build the Tabernacle in the
wilderness where it is said
"They shall make a sanctuary
unto me" (Exodus 25:8).
Basing their opinion upon the
rest of the passage where the
Bible writes: "So that I might
dwell amongst them" some com-
mentaries state that the purpose
of the sanctuary was to make
it possible for man to feel the
presence of the Almighty.
Others say that the sanctuary
is to serve as a model and as
an example of what a man's
home and his total life should
be. teaching him that he should
experience the presence of the
Almighty everywhere and at all
21 TISHRI 6:53
i. .' N -
By DR. FREDERICK LACHMAN
What is Judaism's atti-
tude towards suicide?
The duty of preserving life,
including one's own, is one of
the paramount injunctions of
Judaism. The prohibition of
suicide is a national corollary
to this; and yet, the authorita-
tive Encyclopaedia Judaica re-
ports, it is nowhere explicitly
forbidden in the Talmud. Post-
talmudic authorities, however,
considered suicide a most hei-
nous sin, even worse than
murder. It was thought to be a
denial of the doctrines of re-
ward and punishment, the world
to come, and the sovereignty of
God, and the opinion was ex-
pressed that an individual's sui-
cide forfeits his portion in the
world to come. There is a dif-
ference, however, between ac-
tive suicide and letting oneself
be killed. Suicide is also sharply
to be differentiated from mar-
Four definite suicides are re-
corded in the Bible: Samson,
(Judg. 16:30) Saul and his arm-
bearer, (I Sam. 31:4-5) and
Ahithopbel (II Sam. 17:23). The
first I three are regarded as
"suicide under mitigated cir-
cumstances." so to speak. The
most' famous act of suicide in
Jewish history is the mass self-
immolation of the garrison of
Masada in 73 C.E. as reported
by Josephus (Wars, 7:320 ff).
It has been suggested that they
acted in accordance with their
interpretation of the halakhah
which included slavery and
subjection to a foreign power
as one Of those principles con-
cerning which one was enjoin-
ed "to be Pilled rather than
transgress." Other cases of sui-
cidesuch as the mass suicide
in York in 1190which were
motivated by either the desire
to avoid forced conversion or
fear, are considered to be acts
Only in late post-talmudic
times, the Encyclopaedia Judai-
ca says, were laws regarding
suicide formulated. No rites are
to be performed in honor of the
dead, but everything which ap-
pertains to respect for the
mourners is permitted. A dis-
tinction is made between suicide
while of sound mind to which
this and other restrictions ap-
ply, and suicide while of un-
sound mind, to which they do
not apply. Thus the suicide of
a minor is not regarded as culp-
Apart from exceptional cir-
cumstances, such as during the
Nazi persecution, the incidence
of suicides among Jews has
been small. The mass suicides
during the Middle Ages to avoid
forcible baptism are generally
regarded as martyrdom. The
self-immolation of Meir Fein-
stein and Moshe Barazani who
blew themselves to death in
prison in Jerusalem in 1947 on
the eve of their execution in
order to cheat the hangman, was
justified in analogy to Saul.
In Jewish Law a person de-
stroying himself is presumed to
do so without the necessary pre-
meditation whether from
pathological depression and not
being in possession of his men-
tal faculties or from "duress."
Duress includes not only com-
pulsion such as the necessity to
kill oneself rather than surren-
der to the enemy or violate
God's laws, but also the (sub-
jectively) reasonable despair ol
life or the identification with a
person who just died. The scope
of duress being as wide as it
is, the law will presume that a
man found dead from his own
hand took his life involuntarily
and without premeditation until
the contrary is proved, conclud-
es the Judaica.
Q. What is the "Jewish Agen-
cy" and what does it do?
A. The Jewish Agency, an
body, centered in Jerusalem, is
the executi"e and representa-
tive of the World Zionist Organ-
ization, whose aims are to assist
and encourage Jews throughout'
the world to help in the develop-
ment and settlement of Erez Is-
According to the authorita-
tive Encyclopaedia Judaica, the
term "Jewish Agency" first ap-
peared in Article Four of die
League of Nations Mandate for .
Palestine, which stipulated that
"an appropriate Jewish agency
shall be recognized as a public
body for the purpose of advis-
ing and cooperating with the
administration of Palestine in
such economic, social, and other
mattersee as may affect the es-
tablishment of the Jewish Na-
tional Home and the interest*
of the Jewish population in"
Palestine." The article went on
to lecognize the Zionist Organ-
ization as such an' agency "so
long as its organization and con-
stitution are in the opinion of
the Mandatory' appropriate.'' In-
deed the two were coterminous
from the time that tile Mandate
was ratified by the League
Council in July 1922 until the
enlarged Jewish Agency came
into being in August 1929. From
that date until the establishment
of the State of Israel, this body
played the principal role in the
relations between the National
Home and world Jewry on the
one hand and the Mandatory,
and other powers on the other. .
In May 1948 the Jewish Agen-
cy relinquished many of its
functions to the newly created
government of Israel, but con-
tinued to be responsible for im-
migration, land settlement,
youth work, and other activities
financed by voluntary Jewish
contributions from abroad, the
On July 26, 1954 a formal
covenant was signed between
the Israel government and the
World Zionist Organization-Jew-
ish Agency, recognizing the lat-
ter as the representative of
wo il Jewry in relation to func-
tions carried out through the
following departments: immigra-
tion, absorption, agricultural
settlement, Youth Aliyah, eco-
nomic, organization, informa-
tion, external relations, youth
and He-Halutz, education and"
culture in the Diaspora, and '
later Torah education and cul-
ture in Diaspora.
In 1960 an American body
was created to supervise dis-
bursement in Israel of funds
raised by the United Jewish Ap-
peal, in compliance with U.S.
government regulations on tax-
deductible gifts to charitable
organizations. The new body
was named the Jewish Agency
for Israel, Inc. (changed to
United Israel Appeal, Inc. in
1966). Its board of directors was
composed in equal parts of or-
ganized Zionists. non-Zionists,
and persons drawn from both
camps who were active in fund
raising. The Jerusalem execu-
tive of the Acency was appoint-
Continued on Page 14 ,
f, September 26, 1975
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Residents Words, Actions Don't Match
Continued from Page 4
llittle bit, and not only did
lant the incriminating docu-
serit back immediately,
he also threatened the Con-
that he would permit no
documents to be\$eat ko
louse Committee investiga-
I effect he was saying that
I"ommittee had been too
pcable in its performance
people's not his, not
ElA's, but the people's
Its pretty good going for
M.ient who so piously and
usly made that self-serv-
atement cf his in St. Louis
the President's business
people's business being
the same thing.
FACT, in that radio inter-
ford had gone on and on
the presidency, not of
in the concrete terms of
fen repeated violations of
fb'.ic trust, but instead in
stract terms of a presi-
candidate hot on the
to their (the public's)
.their dreams and their
lions," lie said, "that the
fcncy is addressed,
cannot begin to gain a
what is on people's
bv sitting in the safety of
office and looking at
THE President saying
wouldn't let Lynette
:s attempt against his
him from performing
es in behalf of the peo-
siness? Or was he say-
contrary to the advice
cret Service, he would
her attempt against his
fp him from kissing
shaking hands and mak-
pty speeches now that
reelection campaign is
are two very different
but it is clear that Ford
uke us to believe they
and the same thing.
t. in the performance of
^le's business, public of-
er public official relies
peoples stupidity. And
bev underestimate the
people's understanding and are
caught at something underhand-
ed, they can always hide be-
hind a "Top Secret" rubber
stamp -- or make another
, I DALLAS, WAS "another
speech." In Dallas the other
day, President Ford told 3,000
screaming Republican women,
"I've had it with the negative
attitude that would write a self-
fulfilling prophesy of doom for
What does "I've had it"
mean? Does it means that if he
is reelected, Ford promises to
change conditions so that nega-
thism, so damaging to Amer-
ica, will change of itself? Does
it means he'll silence the nega-
tivists? a far more likely
"self-fulfilling" prophesy than
the negativism itself.
Stack this speech up against
Spiro T. Agnew's "nattering
nabobs of negativism," and we
realize that the politician is
changed, but the politics re-
main the same.
In the end, "I've had it" are
words signifying nothing.
BUT FORD'S latest veto of
an extension of price controls
on the production of domestic
oil, which will raise the already
skyrocketing cost of gas that
is an action that DOES mean
Should an obtuse Ford have
wasted his time wondering
about negative American: atti-
tudes? Can it really be that he
sees no relationship between
his empty words and the sense
of doom now pervading the na-
In another exercise is politi-
cal vanity at just about the
same time, Gerald M. Caplan,
director of the National Insti-
tute of Law Enforcement and
Justice, declared that "The
number of seriously disturbed
people in the big cities is shock-
"You don't know," he said,
"which ones may be dangerous
or not. They see reality through
a distorted filter. They are
crazy, and there is a large num-
\ress Invites Knesset Delegation
ERUSALEM (JTA) For the first time in Is-
Sistory, the U.S. Congress has invited the Knesset
1 a delegation of MKs to Washington as its guest.
beaker Yisrael Yeshayahu announced acceptance
[invitation, received from House Speaker Carl Al-
% Okla.) and Senate Majority Leader Mike Mans-
9., Mont.) for him to visit Washington at the head
said the date and composition of the delegation
)e announced soon. The invitation, delivered by
nbassador Malcolm Toon, recalled the Knesset's
Jhty in recent months to numerous groups of
rs and Representatives visiting Israel.
ber of them."
CAPLAN'S REMARKS were
in response to the Lynette
Fromme case. Unfortunately,
"crazy" is neither a legal nor
a medical term, but a medieval
hangover thaj betraya pur fears
of something we still know
And so, Caplan's statement,
for all its cogency, must be
handled like a booby trap. I
suppose Caplan meant to say
that public officials like Presi-
dent Ford are targets these
days for just about anybody.
But that holds true for all of
us in the big cities, not just for
public officials. And the issue
is not that we are surrounded
bv hordes of "crazy people."
INSTEAD, the issue is WHY
they are "crazy." One answer
that comes quickly to mind is
the public officials themselves.
They lie. They steal. They
cheat. They conspire at every
opportunity to subvert the gov-
ernmental order. They consort
l with cartelists, reap profi* from
I ttif; tariffed execase/rftfipr p
Their violation of the public
trust makes it difficult for men
to eat, to own homes, to drive
THEY MANEUVER captive
Presidents to make grandilo-
qunt statements about the pub-
lic's business and the public's
right to know at the same time
that these Presidents with in-
creasing regularity shut off
every avenue of information
(the House Committee's hear-
ing into the CIA) and open
every road to ever-rising cor-
porate profits (the Ford veto of
price regulations on domestic
They are a never-ending
source of conflicting signals
and, if as Caplan says of them,
they see reality through a '"dis-
torted filter," it is for the rea-
son that their elected officials
say one thing to them and do
another against them.
They are a never-ending
source fit growing frustration,
rage and atftgnaVP violence. You
~warrt to mist them,'to love '
them; and you must wind up
hating them because their "pub-
lic service" is little more than
a private rip-off campaign.
THEY CAN drive anybody
crazy, and the.r victims are not
isolated specimens to be exam-
ined by the curious beneath a
Their victims are all of us.
We are the victims of the Fords
among us who talk about the
presidency and the public's
rights but who can't even, from
time to time, throw us so much,
as a bone.
Blacks Critical of Arab Tactics
NEW YORKTwo of the na-
tion's leading Black newspapers
were critical this week of Arab
proposals to expel Israel from
the UN General Assemby, the
American Jewish Congress re-
In an editorial, the Chicago
Daily Defender said: 'The Is-
lamic Foreign Ministers' Con-
ference calling for Israel's ex-
pulsion from the United Nations
was not only foolish and damag-
ing but would bring no credit
to the ministers themselves and
no benefits to Arab interests."
ON THE same day^Iuly 22
The Philadelphia Tribune de-
clared: "The UN has acted ir-
responsibly throughout the
Arab-Israeli crisis, but if they
become so outrageous as to vote
to expel Israel, it will 'be clear
that they have completely out-
lived their usefulness."
The Chicago Defender called
the Islamic Foreign Ministers'
resolution "a crude and emo-
tional gesture of contempt to-
ward the United Nations and a;
deliberately rude and provoca-
tive reply to Secretary of State,
Kissinger's speech appealing for [
a more constructive attitude by
the smaller members of the
"That the United States might
withdraw financial contribution
to the UN is an ominous con-
tingency that should not be
ruled out if the third world na-
tions go through with the reso-
lution to expel Israel," the De-
fender said, adding:
"WITHOUT U.S. membership,
financial support and influence,
the UN w.-iuld be an empty
The Defender, flagship of the
Sengstacke chain of papers, is
published daily with an audited
circulation of approximately
35,000. It is one of two Black
dailies in the U.S.
In its longer editorial, the
Philadelphia Tribune, asserting
that a vote to expel Israel would
be "an outrage and an injustice
of monstrous propo.tions," de-
"Most of the UN member na-
tions hardly come to that august
body with clean hands. Over
half the nations are military dic-
tatorships which do not have
even the most basic freedoms,
humane treatment of ordinary
citizens, or democratic princi-
ples in their own countries.
"Israel is hght years away
from both of these categories.
Yet no one has ever talked of
expelling any of these other
countries from the UN (except
for South Africa) while many
now talk of expelling Israel.
MANY OF the member na-
tions have engaged in the ruth-
less, cold blooded murder of
thousands of citizens or the im-
prisonment and torture of tens
or hundreds of thousands for
simply disagreeing with their
governments' policies. In this
category are Chile, Haiti, Brazil,
Uganda, Uruguay, the Soviet
Union, Indonesia, the Philip-
nines, South Africa, South
"Ma.ny others, such as Iran,
Paraguay, Nicaragua and Saudi
Arabia, have a tiny number of
citizens controlling enormous
wealth, while the overwhelming
majority of their fellow country-
men suffer from incredible pov-
erty, hunger or even starvation.
"IRONICALLY, the same land
of Israel which the UN now
talks of expelling was the crea-
tion of the UN in 1947. At that
time the UN voted to create a
Jewish state alongside a Pales-
tinian state on the West Bank
of the Jordan River. The Arab
nations refused to abide by the
UN resolution, however, and
fought a war (unsuccessfully)
to keep Israel from becoming a
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more peaceful life.
t been in the Negev,
|w how bleak and des-
Vand can be, but I will
| for one to two years
[was referring inquir-
the volunteer force
laeneral comments on
|li-Egyptian pact, she
ome and support the
freement as a signifi-
toward achieving a
p in the Middle East,
pat relief that after
the disappointments earlier this
year it has been possible to
work out a plan that will pro-
vide three years of peace be-
tween Israel and Egypt and
lessen fears of a major war.
"I BELIEVE the concessions
made by Israel demonstrate that
nation's deep sense of respon-
sibility and commitment to
peace. The fact that both Israel
and Egypt insisted on the pres-
ence of American civilian tech-
nicians in the Mitla and Gidi
Passes shows that neither side
views this as a .partisan gain,
but rather as a.furthce guaran-
tee of peace. Also, the, Amer-
ican technicians... will be..sta-
tioned within xlw i
"I hope Congress will approve
the agreement and provide the
aid necessary to maintain peace
in the Middle East."
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Friday, September 26, 1975
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM AMBULATOHY ELDIRIY
Miami Beach Home For The Aged
Eases Eligibility Requirements
The Miami Beach Hebrew
Home for the Aged has eased
is now accepting applications
its eligibility, requirements and
irom the elderly in all counties
in the state of Florida.
Leonard Zilbert, president,
^aid-that the expansion of the
home will allow for the admit-
"ingof those most in need of
its multiple services and total-
Priority will go to ambulatory
men and women who are alone,
in modest circumstances and
medicallv eligible for the home's
residential section; applicants
will be considered on the basis
of their financial, psychological,
and social needs.
Mr. Zilbert urged those eli-
pible to apply now while they
are ambulatory and can enjoy
The home's many recreational,
cultural and educational fea-
Noting that there still remains
a long waiting list of those who
are not ambulatory and need
immediate entry to the nursing
care section, Mr. Zilbert stres-
sed, "Once you arc a resident
you can remain if you become
sick or bedridden and you will
have immediate access to the
home's extended care facility."
The president reminded that
the philosonhv of the 17-year-
old home is to help others. "The
fifth comm. ndment." he noted,
"call* unnn us in take care of
the aged, and we ire taught this
is a moral responsibility."
Mr. Zilbert added that the
home is designed not onlv to
provide protection and shelter
for its aged, but to add to the
quality of life and maintain each
resident's individual sense of
merit and dignity.
"Too many poor, sick and
homeless old people, live on
meager pensions in dismal
rooms with neither the strength
or sometimes bus fare to seek
medical attention, and these are
the persons who wiil receive
prioiity,' promised Mr. Zilbert.
Those wishing to apply are
urged to call the admitting of-
fice or write to the Miami Beach
Hebrew Home for the Aged,
320 Collins Ave., Miami Beach,
Ex-Auschwitz Inmate Judaica
Now Cabinet Minister
Continued from Page 1
ihing is to try and remain ob-
jective and impartial and judge
mattgrs on their merit. I think
that'this can nearby always be
done1. (With a smile) I don't
know- how Dr. Kissinger feels
about this but as far as I am
concerned there can be no
problem in what direction my
Jutids and responsibilities '.e.
Mme. Veil does not like to
petJ about her concentration
camp experience. Sometimes
the subject crops up unexpect-
During' the debate in the
Frenjch' National Assembly last
iail on her bill legalizing abor-
tion Sn France, a Deputy shoutv
t-d at herr "You want to send I
our unborn children to the cre-
mation ovens." Mme. Veil,
who* parents and brother died
in Auschwitz, slumped forward
in har chair ana ner eyes filled
THE ASSEMBLY President
asked her if she wanted a re-
cess but she replied, coolly, "No,
this will not be necessary," and
the debate continued. Late in
the night, when the vote was
taken she had won and France
became the first Catholic coun-
try to legalize abortion.
Simone Veil was born to an
assimilated Jewish middle class
family. Her father, Andre Ja-
cob, was an architect; her
mother Yvonne Steinmetz, a
chemist. Old friends recall that
the family was assimilated to
such a degree that her brother,
who was later to die at Ausch-
witz, was not circumcized, and
no Jewish holidays were ob-
In spite of their assimilation,
the family declared itself Jew-
ish at the time of the Nazi
occupation. Mme. Veil was ar-
rested in 1944 by a German
patrol. Her parents, her broth-
er and si:,ier were arrested two
days later. They were all de-
ported- to Auschwitz and only
the two-daughters survived*
AFTER THE war she return-
ed to France and studied law at
the Sorbonne in I'aris where she
met her husbanu, Antoine Veil,
today president of African Air
Lines, a state-owned company
and a senior civil servant. Slie
worked as a magistrate from
her graduation until she was
appointed to tlio Cabinet last
summer by President Valery.
Mmt't' Veil is a -member of'ino
political party and her appoint-
ment came as a surprise. Many
thought' that GiticiM'tl dT.siai.o!'.
was mainly interested' in keep-
ing his election- promise to
appoint a woman to Cabinet
rank if elected. He chose Mme.
Veil astftoiwg the rule, probably
unaware at the time, that one
year later she would emerge as
France's main political persiv
nalrPpwifh; observers say, am-
bitions of her own.
JEWISH observers fea#j how-
ever, that even if she makes
good and eventually replaces
Chirac as Prime'MMster; they
will have little additional influ-
ence in French govern BMP!
Always distant from organiz-
ed Jewish life, Mme. Veil has
drawn even further away since
her appointment as minister.
The only appearance she
made at a Jewish gathering was
at a recent meeting of the Al-
liance Israelite-Universelle, con-
sidered he** as the most French
of'Jewish organizations and the
least involved with Israel and
This does not prevent her
youngest son, Jean Michel, from
planning to revisit israel and
nerhans settle there one day.
Continued from Page 12
ed by this body as us official
agent for implementing the pro-
grams for which American
funds were allocated. To moni-
tor these expenditures, it main-
tained an office in Israel.
The Jerusalem Executive, in
turn, was represented in Amer-
ica by- a, body- known as The
Jewish Agency American Sec-
tion, Inc., which consisted of
those members of the Executive
who resided in the United
States. Unlike their colleague*
in- JeriiKatero, the American!
members of the Executive did1
not head Agency departments
but some-of-them were respon-
siblefop the aetivities^jf certain
departments in the Western
Brian, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Friedman. will be Bar
Mitzvah Saturday. Oct. 4, at
Temple Beth El.
tal, South Florida State
Wednesdays Memorial Hos-
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Temple Beth El Announces
Start Of New Cultural Series
Temple Beth El has announc-
ed a new cultural program
which will include a variety of
lectures, classes and seminars.
Dr. Abraham S. Fischler will
serve as chairman of the series.
Included in the program will
be a bi-weekly Monday morn-
ing seminar beginning Oct. 13
on the "Book of Genesis" con-
ducted by Rabbi Samuel Z Jaf-
fe and utilizing the-new Reform
Jewish Commentary- The 10:30
a.m. study will include a dis-
cussion of folkways and leg-
ends, family relationships and
the role of women as found in
The Tuesday evening Elemen-
tary Hebrew classes conducted
by Rabbi Harvey M. Rosenfeld
will begin Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. He
will also conduct a bi-weekly
seminar on "Basic Judaism"
Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. This
course will include a general
study of religious beliefs and
The Brotherhood will host
the Sunday morning breakfast
seminars dedicated to the Bi-
centennial year. Theme of the
eight lectures, four of which
will be given by Rabbi Jaffe.
will be "The Jewish Experience
in America," highlighting the
contribution which Jews have
made to the growth and devel-
opment of the nation. The first
lecture, Oct. 12, will feature
Tom Cohen, president of Hill-
crest B'nai B'rith Lodge, as
guest speaker. Bernard Schech-
terman, assistant professor in
the Department of Government,
University of Miami, is also
scheduled to appear during the
Temple Beth El's ca',':ndar
also includes Beginners and
Conversational Hebrew, Mon-
day at 9:15 a.m.; Sisterhood
Duplicate Bridge and a meet-
ing of che Yiddish Group at
7:30 p.m. Monday; the first
Brotherhood meeting of the new
season- Tuesday at 8 p.m.. fea-
turing a book review by Judge
Morton L. Abrain; an open
board meeting Monday, Oct. 6,
at 8 p.m.; a 9:30 a.m., Tuesday,
Oct. 7, board meeting and cof-
fee, and a Sisterhood luncheon
meeting featuring Robert Pearl-
man, executive director, Jewish
Federation of South Brov.ard,
in a discussion of "Our Jewish
Community Services" Tuesday
noon, Oct. 14.
H*.lLNDALE JEWISH CENTS*
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Rabbi Harry E. Scnwartz. Cnntot
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SINAI (Temple) of NORTH OADe,
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CORAL SPRINGS HEBREW CON.
GREOATION. Reform. 3721 N.W.
100th Ave. liabbi Max Weitz. 44
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GATION. 400 South Nob Hil> Road.
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President Or. Frank Stein.
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14th Ave.. Hollywood. Rabbi Samuel
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lezcle Varums' Just the Thing to Cool Off on a Hot Summer's Day
j ill ALL the talk about new sources of energy__
Iill.- sun, ;he sea, the winds what about an old
I:,ii source that has stood the test of many years.
Lnean a "glezele varums" (a hot glass of tea).
nVbat does a good Jew do to cool off? Does he
1 on an electric fan? No. He takes a hot glass of
|l.\ WINTER, when he wants to warm up, does
jraste gasoline? No. He takes a hot glass of tea.
hi be sure, warming -a glass Of tea requires
fuel too. but warming cup of tea is much
|per than warnhng or cooling a rtwim .
IVhy are ewa such lo\ ing people? i have often
tiered about it. The answer is plain. If you get
jthe practice Of kissing, you must become lov-
|;ine! what people kiss so much as Jews?
bws kis.; several times as much as other pco-
|m.t be you don't realize it. If so, rt^s because
Jo not associate with -the right Kind -of Jews. A
good religious Jew does a great deal of kissing.
Many Jews w.!l not leave or enter the house uith
THEY KISS the Mezuza on the door, of course.
And what a wondeiful thing to'kiss. In the
M-w.uza is a little parchment in Which is inscribed
the words of Scripture: "Thou shault love the Lord
thy God with all thy heart and all thy might" .
I understand that the home df Attorney General
Edward Levi. when he was president of the Univer-
sity of Chicago, had a Mezuza on the door.
Le\i is i'uw concernsd with the great increase
in crime in Hie country especially muraers and
he wants to make it more dilficult to get guns.
AFAYHE )F there were Mezuzas on every home
for people to kiss, it might work even better. We
have never heard of a man with a Mezuza on his
bouse shooting another .
Psoiiasis ism very hard word to spell. It's ever.
harder to have it There are worse things but it is
an annoying skin affliction and millions of people
suffer from !t in greater or lesser degree.
A Dutch scientist recently reported that the
Dead -Sea area in Israel is very beneficial for the
nilfopera. The reason is said-to be the high oxygen
content of the air in that area.
This is n littler paradoxical when we remember
that the l>ead Sea is the lowest point on earth below
CURRENT recession bfts put the Hebrew day school
lenient m a "financial pincers" of simultaneous requests
laced tuition fees from marginal or newly-joblnss parents
bquests for cost-m'-living increases from teaching staff
m, according to officials of Torah Umesorah, the Na
|Si'.ci.'ty for Hebrew day schools.
jit the officials stressed that no Hebrew day schools
ben forced to close for financial reasons during the
y.ar which ended last month and that it was highly un-
it'.-, any would b- forced to shut down for such reasons
the coming school year.
|t. JOSEPH KAMINETSKY. Torah Umesorah national *-
11 ilj a meeting r.i the educational agency's board, con-
In discuss the recession-inflation crisis, that the twin
' requests wow playing havoc with day school budgets
pout the count':.-. He said a number of Hebrew day
had not met their payroll for weekr
reported that the 474 Hebrew day schools, located in
|cs. were preparir;; requests for larger allocations from
Federations and Welfare Funds. He said that, in most
the requests wrll he for increases of between 15 and 25
t. with some schools planning to ask increases of up to
)SES I. FKCEKSTEIN, Torah Umesorah executive com-
[chairm.in, report* d that the loan funds f the agency
en totally deplete*!. Last year, he said Torah Umesorah
ill H.'brtw day schools with interest-free loans totalling
bbi Bernard GoidenberB. Torah Umesorah director of
f o, yanization and professional services, reported that
the day schools he \isited during a recent trip to the
\r the east const indicated plans to raise tuition fees
percent for the ir>75-76 school year.
11" IKYING TilR reports. Rabbi Goldcnbcrg told the
[Telegraphic Agency that the problem of unmet payrolls
later in the New York area than -lsewhere in the United
II. said that, outside or New York, the longest period
payment of sauries was around two months, while in
f\~ York area it .us as high as four months for some-
said the affected teachers were turning to loans, credit
>ns and their in-'iiws. He also noted that many Hebrew
k > >l teachers have long been forced to moonlight, that
Id down extra jfbs and that wives of teachers usually
lie said that the iact was that New York Hebrew day
["are carried on the heels of teachers."
SAID he found most schools he visited determined not
Instructional stalls and educational programming and
lv hoped to hrtke SflWrtfts in areas .if extra-curricular
. office overhead and tighter coMrol over use of sup-
technlque used by a few schools with some success
lore" schools are expected to test, he said, is to urge
to try to borrow tuition funds from banks,
said this procedure provides the school with funds at
of the school year while costing the parents only the
Co between the tfiterest deductions on their income tax
interest charga lor the loan. But. he noted, that pro-
pan work only with middle-Income families.
m) GOLDKNHERG said some parents send their chil-
d.iy schools for reasons Other than religious commit-
[ich as the quality of the schools.
such "trlnge-intorest" parents, reductions of scholar-
tuition increases often leads to a decision to take
|Udren out of the day schools. He said that, outside of
fk, such losses can be as high as 10 to 15 percent of
*Septtmer 26, IStta *Jeni*tfhnidian Page 15
mCkeimau *^ Pnblicaliun Society
WM "Gates of Bronze," by Haim Hazaz,
translated by S. G-rshoh Le\i and with
introdueiion by Robert Alter is "a prize-win-
ning landmark of Hebrew fiction and a work
rich in historical and Jewish resonance" (Jew-
ish Publication Society, S7.95, 400 pages) is an
enigma to this reviewer. Hazaz was one of Is-
rael's literary giants, but early works of even
the gree; might be better forgotten.
Tin book was written in 1923 while Hazaz
resided in Paiis. It is a novel. The story ro-
tates about the Jews of n Ihtetl, Mokry-Kut
(not the only strange name in the book), and
how the Russian Revolution affected them.
THERE WERE Menshevils. Bolshe\ iks.
Whites rind Anarchists The fictional shtetl 1s
not a microcosm of other similar vilagss and
the difficulty of making c 'inparisjhs lies in
tbe fact that Mokry-Kut lay eff the beaten
path and were often weeks behind in an aware-
ness of developments in the country.
We Understand that communications were
for fi-rc-1 adequate during the fateful years
CHAPTERS ARE briif, continuity is spot-
ly, and many characters are not three-dimen-
sional. Both the translator and Alter concede
that the translation was "doubly difficult be-
Hello There, Who's
listening on Line?
I '*OER PRESENT laws in Israel there is lit-
tie control over tapping of telephones.
The country's intelligence services are known
to utili.v wire taps to obtain information on
activities which menace state security, and the
public understands the justification for such
tin best known case was in 1967 wh-n
our sopnisticated electronic de\ices picked up
the now historic private telephone cenversa-
ti'in between Hussein and Nasser in the very
early da"s of the Six-Day War.
THE RECORDINGS, as broadcast on Is-
rael Radio, gave the whole world a chance to
Mif Naser deliberately mislead Jordan's kmg
into thinking the war was .joing well for the
Arabs wnen as a matter of fact Nasser knew it
had already been lost.
Israel police alsO use equipment to listen
fn oh pitch: conversations m their battle
against crime. After all, the criminals them-
selves exploit such equipment far their pur-
We have only to recall the case of the
clever Swindler who successfully tapped the
telephone of a bank, intercepted incoming calls
from the bank branches, and one after the
other "authorized" the cashing of worthless
THE PRESS is not exempt. Outgoing mail
cause there is so much of Hazaz that is neces-
sarily lost in translation" .
"THE POLISH LAD," by Isaac Joel Li-
netski. iianslatca from the Yiddish by Moshe
Spiegel with introduction by Milton Hindus
(V7.9S. .105 pages) is a delight. The book first
apiieared in 1m9 in Poland and was an imme-
It is a polemic and diatribe against llasid-
isr.i. As a novel it is engrossing- As a polemic,
it is overdone to the extent "that the reader
will reject the exaggerations of the author.
1 am not a "liasid," but I do know that
Hassidism did much to revitalize East Europ-
ean Judaism in the 1,9th century.
THF. BOOK is rightfully called a Yiddish
Classic of its time. Readers are cautioned to
rememh. r that the author whs a scion of a
Hassrdic family in Podoiia. Ukraine, but re-
belled 9 He affiliated with the right wing maskilim.
Coiner** usually are harsher against their
earlier MMtokltes in matters of faith as we
have lea ned, to our regret, from Jewish apos-
tates to Christianity. Jewish apostates are
usually more virulently anti-Sdmitie than those
born to Christianity
and ca'cles of a newspaperman are subject to
scrutiny to ensure that he is hot, deliberately
or unconsciously, betraying information harm-
ful tn normal secm-fty. tf This la justifiable, is
n any .'.ni.uiit il Ins telephone calls to his
overseas newspaper are also .monitored-
Cu" then this might load to probing into
a journalist's sources of information, and we
get into Ihe delicate problem of press freedom.
In loc end. it comes down to the conflict
between infringement of citizens' rights on
the one hand, and the need to ensure security
Oh the Hher. All of democratic government is
bed or the wrllmgnom of a citizen to sur-
render up some of his individual liberty in
fchung- for rhiil law end order which is in
the best interests of all.
1 n*i on", w mid prefer t see a bit of in-
tH idw-l lights nfbWed away, lather than per-
mit erades in the national security espe-
cially in a nation like Israel Which is in a semi-
state oi war.
NEVERTHELESS, there is fear of abuse.
especially sine- the private detective agencies
and investig'iri'rn offices which have mush-
roomed in Israel are tree to listen in with al-
most no legal hindrance.
The Ministry of Justice is now preparing
b draft law to regulate and control eavesdrop-
ping, Without banning it completely.
The Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Hollywood
Friday, September 26
If you in
You are about to find out
why a tire you never heard of
is the best tire for these times
Radically new. Radically different.
The only radial with steel sidewalls.
The I R I. All-Steel Radial is the world's first
all-steel radial tire for automobiles. It's the
most economical tire you can own. Because of
the radial design, you get more miles per gallon
of gas than from either bias or belted bias
tires Because of the exclusive I R.I All-Steel
construction, you get thousands of extra miles
out of the tire itself. We believe the result
is the lowest cost per mile of driving from any
kind or any brand of lire on the market today.
Our engineers believe the I.R.I. All-Steel
Radial drives safer, rides more comfortably,
steers more precisely and responds surer
than any other tire you can buy at any price.
We guarantee them for 50,000 miles. What's
more, Norton is so sure you'll find these
the finest tires you've ever had that if you
are not satisfied at any time within 90 days,
we will refund your purchase price in full.
No tricks. No hidden charges.
But, boil it all down and
you've got three basic
tire types to consider.
2. BELTED 3. RADIAL
\. BIAS TIRES
Two. four or iometimes even more plies (or
layers) ol material cross under the tread at an
angle or bias to the center fine ol the tire. Generally
the cheapest tire to buy.
2. BELTFD TIRES
Similar to the bias tire with the addition of two
or more belts ol material that run around the tire
under the tread This combines a bias sidewall
with increased tread stability and improved
3. RADIAL TIRES
Offer the most desirable features Cords of
material run Irom sidewall to sidewall crossing the
tread at 90 degrees. Two or more belts of material
also run around the tire Price per tire is higher,
but cost per mile is lower.
Buying tires Is tough enough.
You almost need an engineer's education to
understand tire advertising these days. There
are bias and belted and radial types. F-78's
and FR-78's and 7.75's all of which fit the
same car. And nylon and rayon and polyester
and fiberglass and steel. And plies on plies.
AVAILABLE ONLY AT
H f^vtmtkkA^ ij.i.---" "- 'n)''ii i illi^ifcir~ 1. The only tire with STEEL sidewalls for strength and flexibility, more protection, more comfort. \ 2. Two belts of special filament | steel cable for maximum tread |L strength, 30 steel cables per inch. |k 1. Total: Three layers of stee) S^ beneath the tread. ^vv 3. Double steel protection here. \^ The only passenger tire with steel on both sides of the bead for surefire responsiveness. ^~y 4. All-weather computer-designed *' tread.
The strongest radial is an all-steel radial.
The I.R.I, is the only all-steel radial
Conventional, so-called steel radials. put steel
to work beneath the tread only. One or two
belts of steel run the circumference of the tire
and fabric or fiber cords are used radially
sidewall to sidewall The conventional steel
radial tire is only a steel-belled radial. This is
important in understanding the superiority of
an I.R.I. Ail-Steel Radial.
An exclusive design and engineering process
put more steel in the I.R.I, radial than in any
other automobile tire. Two layers or belts of
steel cables (30 per inch) make sure the I.R.I,
tread stays open for maximum road contact
in all kinds of weather. This also reduces
friction, which is the biggest single cause of
A third barrier of steel cables replaces the
fabric (polyester, fiberglass, etc) used in the
sidewalls of all other automobile tires. The
result is 100 per cent steel strength and
Rated Load Range D.
I.R.I. All-Steel Radials meet government stand-
ards equivalent to an eight-ply rating and it's
stamped on the side of every I.R.I, tire Most
passenger tires even steel-belted radials
earn only a B or four-ply rating. Load Range D
means an extra margin of strength and safety
for all vehicles, even the heaviest of luxury
automobiles, station wagons or pick-ups.
Improved steel cable design means extra
The I.R.I. Ail-Steel Radial uses a specially
designed steel cable engineered exclusively for
us. Each cable is wound of seven strands of
BUDGET TERMS AVAIUBIE
CENTRAL MIAMI5300 N.W. 27th Ave S34-155S
CORAL CABLESBird A Douglas Road444-8101
NORTH MIAMI133S0 N.W. 7th Ave.S81-85U
N. MIAMI BEACH1700 N.E. 163 St.945-7464
MIAMI BEACH1454 Alton Bond72-5353
SOUTH DADE9001 S. Dixie Hwy 67-757S
HIALEAHPALM SPRlNOS MILE1275 49th St.822-2S0S
CUTLER RIDQE203*0 S Dixie Hwy23S-5241
WEST MIAMIBird Galloway Rd552-6455
HOMESTEAD30100 S. Federal Hwy 247-1*21
W. HOLLYWOOD197 8. State Rd. 7987-0450
For flit Store Nearest You Coll 6334635
three-filament wire That's a total of 21 strong
steel filaments in each cable. Yet. with all this
strength, the cable is as flexible as silk. The
result is a soft, luxurious ride.
The new year-'round tread.
A special computer-designed tread configura-
tion was developed to make maximum use
of the strength built into the I.R I. All-Steel
Radial. Now. the combination of steel and
tread design provides solid, road-holding
performance under all kinds of driving
conditions wet or dry, snow or summer heat.
The I.R.I, is an all-weather, all-year tire.
Why you haven't heard about I.R.I.
All-Steel Radials till now.
Compared with the giants of the tire industry,
I.R.I, is a relatively small company. We
are growing steadily on a market-by-market
plan now reaching your city. Five years
ago, we set out to produce a tire that was as
good as the finest imported tire available.
Because we had no conventional tire-making
equipment, we were free "to try anything.''
We did. And came up with a totally new idea
that produced a tire even better than the one
we had set out to make The I.R.I. All-Steel
Radial has been tested and re-tested. Subjected
to literally millions of miles of road-handling
experience. Now it's available here. Backed by
a 50,000-mile guarantee. Sold and serviced only
by proven leaders in the business.
INTERNATIONAL RUBBER INDUSTRIES, INC.
Extra safety. Extra comfort. Extra miles.
The finest tire you can buy. The I.R.I.
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