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UeMsti Florid lain
Number 1
Of Pinellas County
St. Petersburg, Florida Friday, January 11,1986
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Price 35 Cents
Major Gifts Dinner This Sunday
Gifts Dinner, held
the 1985 Combined
fal campaign, will be
nday evening at the
Restaurant, N.
jeach. The dinner is
[men who contribute
ore to the campaign,
spouses. Richard
[chairman of the divi-
speaker is Mark
rector of the Wash-
of the Council of
rations, representing
Irish Federations and
[social service agen-
cies.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio and
educated in the Cleveland public
schools. Talisman graduated
with honors from Harvard Uni-
versity. He was the youngest
person ever appointed admin-
istrative assistant in the House
of Representatives when he
joined Congressman Charles A.
Vanik's staff. He served in that
position for almost 14 years.
During his tenure on the Hill,
he served as staff manager for
Lion of Judah
Plans Dinner
i's Division of the
^ration of Pinellas
hold its Lion of
|r at Bon Appetit
)unedin, announced
|ifeld, chairwoman,
rill be held on Jan.
9l'n to all woman
pf $5,000 or more to
Combined Jewish
kpaign and their
hst speaker will be
I a former member of
md deputy speaker
Iffeld and Sonya
iirwoman, expressed
at the growth of
Bdah division. "This
first time, we will be
uner in a restaurant,
too large for a
Bacommented. "I'm
Dwth will continue,
^is division, which
important role in
our campaign, will
[lore."
I's family arrived in
12. She grew up in
pecialized in Arabic
East Studies at
ersity.
Md War 11, she vol-
ervice in the British
was responsible for
Jucational libraries in
Desert. After the
shel was sent by the
' Europe where she
pp displaced people.
he joined the Minis-
. i Affairs, first in its
part men t, then as
Bureau of the Dir-
il. In 1955, she was
! member of the per-
Bion of Israel to the
[ then she has repre-
V at seven General
I (since 1967, with the
ssador). Mrs. Eshel
|te representative on
nan Rights Commis-
as chairman of the
sion on the Status of
acted on various
t UN system.
i of specialty are Inl-
and international
operation. In 1968,
slled for two years to
Rector of technical
numerous bills. He helped create
the Cuyahoga Valley Park, of
which Congressman Vanik was
chief sponsor. He created the first
congressional support of the Folk
Arts Festival on the Mall and
continues to serve as advisor to
the festival.
Talisman is the vice chairman
of the United States Holocaust
Memorial Council, a presidential
appointment.
He also served throughout his
tenure on the Joint Committee of
the Congress on Internships and
was executive director of the pro-
gram. Operation Government,
which produced 40 half hours of
prime time television on the
workings of the three branches of
the federal government. The
committee was chaired by Mrs.
Charles Vanik and Mrs. Gerald
Ford. The series was nationally
recognized and is now the
adopted government curriculum
Tamar Eshel
cooperation in the prune min-
ister's office. She returned to this
office again from 1964-1967 as
secretary of the National Council
for Research and Development.
With her late husband,
Ambassador Arieh Eshel, she
served in Brazil and Canada.
After the death of her husband
she served Israel in the city coun-
cil of Jerusalem with the portfolio
of education.
She was elected president of
the National Council of Women's
Organizations in Israel (1970-
1973): secretary general of
Na'amat Pioneer Women 1974-
1977; vice president, Internal
Council of Women.
In the Knesset she served on
the Interior Committee and the
House Committee. She was
chairman of the Knesset perman-
ent committee of police and
prisons.
Ecology and local government
are two other fields of interest.
Mrs. Eshel is the mother of two
daughters, and has five gran-
dchildren.
For more information about
the Lion of Judah dinner, please
call Jill at the Federation office,
446-1033.
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SAVE THE DATE
BLUE AND WHITE BALL
FEBRUARY 24
in many states.
Talisman was the founder, and
continues to be an instructor in
the John F. Kennedy Institute of
Politics' program for new
congressmen, which instructs
newly elected members of the
House of Representatives in the
operations of the House, office
structure, and issues. This
seminar is conducted every two
years at Harvard University im-
mediately following the Nov-
ember elections.
He was a fellow at the John F.
Kennedy Institute of Politics and
continues to teach seminars and
courses in the federal legislative
process at Harvard. He also con-
tinues to conduct legislative
coursework with the federal civil
service executive seminar pro-
grams.
Mr. Talisman is on the board of
the School of Applied Social
Sciences at Case Western
Reserve in Cleveland; National
Larry Krug to Chair
Premiere Division
Larry Krug has been appointed
chairman of the Premiere Divi-
sion of the Jewish Federation-
Combined Jewish Appeal 1985
Campaign, said Elisa Greenberg,
campaign chairperson.
The Premiere Division, one of
the largest and most important
divisions in the campaign, en-
compasses Medical Arts, Legal
and Financial, Real Estate,
Manufacturers, Retail, Upgrade,
and Retirees divisions. Mrs.
Greenberg, on making the an-
nouncement, expressed her grati-
tude that Mr. Krug has agreed to
chair this division. "I know that
Larry will do a thorough and
effective job in this position. He
and his wife Dell were on the
Pinellas mission to Israel this
fall, so he recognizes the need to
have a successful campaign. He
is a member of the Budget,
Planning and Allocation Com-
mittee, so he knows what a
painstaking process it is to al-
locate funds when there isn't
enough money to satisfy fully the
requests from our local agencies
and our national obligations."
Mr. Krug is a partner in Krug,
Berman, and Silverman, at-
torneys. His family has lived here
for 10 years, having moved from
New York. The Krugs have three
children, Ken, Sharon, and
Robert, and live in Clearwater.
Egypt Says Mideast Peace Requires
An Immediate Israeli Withdrawal

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By YITZHAK RABI
UNITED NATIONS -
(JTA) Egypt maintains
that a solution to the Arab-
Israeli conflict requires an
immediate Israeli with-
drawal from all occupied
territories and says that it
supports "in particular"
the need to include the
Palestine Liberation Or-
ganization in any solution
to the conflict.
Addressing the General
Assembly debate on "The
Situation in the Middle East,"
the Egyptian ambassador,
Ahmed Tawfik Khalil, said that a
solution in the Middle East
should be based on the right of all
states to exist in peace within
their internationally-recognized
boundaries and the return of all
occupied Arab territories, in-
cluding Jerusalem and the Golan
Heights.
"Let us make room in the
Middle East for the Palestinian
people," he declared, "so thv
they too can establish their own
state and join the community of
nations."
Claiming that the Palestinian
problem is the core and cause of
the Middle East conflict, the
Egyptian diplomat said,
however, that there is a
unanimity of view in the world
that the conflict should be
resolved by a peaceful means. He
said that Egypt has "blazed a
trail for peace" in the Middle
East and vowed that it would
continue to work toward peace.
He was referring to the peace
treaty with Israel signed in 1979.
In the course of the Middle
East debate, the Soviet Union
blamed Israel and the united
States for the lack of peace in the
region. Ambassdor Oleg
Troyanovski said Israeli
aggression is to blame for the fact
that the Middle East conflict has
not yet been settled. He said the
U.S. shared equal responsibility
for the situation because it
provided the military and
economic aid that enabled Israel
to pursue this "adventurous
cause."
The Soviet Union, he con-
tinued, was ready to cooperate
with all who sought a con-
structive solution to the problem
and the establishment of a just
and lasting peace in the area.
On Nov. 29, the UN observed
the international Day of
Solidarity with the Palestinian
People, established by resolution
of the General Assembly in 1977.
The observance marked the 37th
anniversary of the UN decision to
partition Palestine into Jewish
and Arab states.
Mark Talisman
Emergency Food and Shelter
Board, appointed by the speaker
of the House and the president;
and the board of the John F.
Kennedy Institute of Politics,
Harvard University.
In 1968, in conjunction with a
visit to Czechoslovakia with Con-
gressman Vanik, Talisman
visited the State Jewish
Museums of Prague, and in the
Meisel Synagogue became aware
of the rather extensive collection
of Judaica. After long negotia-
tions, Talisman, accompanied by
two scholars, conducted an offi-
cial visit to the State Museums
and discovered the existence of
over 145,000 pieces of Judaica
collected by Hitler to open a
"museum to an extinct race."
From 1979 to the spring of
1982, Talisman negotiated with
the Czechoslovak state authori-
ties for permission to select a
major exhibition of Judaic Art
representing 1,000 years of
Jewish life in Central Europe.
General agreement was
reached in May of 1982, final
agreement was reached in
August of 1983, and over 500
objects were chosen by a team of
curators led by Mr. and Mrs.
Talisman.
The exhibition, known as "The
Precious Legacy," under the
sponsorship of the Smithsonian
Institution Traveling Exhibition
Service, is appearing at museums
in several U.S. cities.
Talisman is married and has
two young children. He is an avid
photographer, cook and child-
tender.
^


Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Pinellaa County / Friday, January 11,1986
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Does Anyone Like
To Solicit? Not Me!
By ELISA GREENBERG
1985 Campaign Chairwoman
Let's talk about soliciting on a
fundraising campaign. Dos
anyone like to solicit? I know I
don't. I doubt that anyone else
does. There may be one or two of
you out there who really look
forward to it and enjoy it, but I
have never met you or anyone
else who does.
Then why do we do it; why do
we volunteer to do something we
dread? Why do we torture
ourselves; why do we hype
ourselves and go out to solicit?
As far as the Combined Jewish
Appeal drive is concerned, we do
it because we are imbued with the
magnificent cause we represent;
because we believe in the critical
need for the end result and
because we are truly conscious of
the vital need to help fellow Jews
Elisa Green berg
Jewish Family Service
Announces the Start of
Operation Employment
Jackie Jacobs, board member
of Gulf Coast Jewish Family-
Service, is heading a special
project to locate employment for
out-of work Jewish people in
Pinellas County. Jackie has been
a long-time board member of Gulf
Coast Jewish Family Service and
understands the need for indi-
vidualized contact to "make the
right match."
According to Jackie. "We have
many middle and upper
management people with
graduate education, experience
and better credentials who have
been displaced by this past reces-
sion and have moved to Florida.
These people can offer much to
the right business."
Gulf Coast Jewish Family
Service is glad to be able to offer
this service to the Jewish com-
munity. Jackie Jacobs has al-
ready made several contacts in
the past two months and this
project is off the ground, li you
have an opening in your firm and
would like to interview a person
who has been pre-screened, please
call Gulf Coast Jewish Family
Service in Clearwater at 446-
1005. If you are unemployed and
Jackie Jacobs
interested in job placement, call
the same number.
Prospective employers, you
have the opportunity to do your-
self a favor, get a highly qualified
employee, and be able to do a
mitzah at the same time. So
please call and help this special
project and become part of
Operation Employment.
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all over the world. Yes, we know
in our minds and in our hearts
there is nothing in this world as
important as seeing that the
State of Israel survives and our
local Jewish community grows.
Would you like to hear what I
experience when I go out on a
solicitation for the campaign?
Inwardly, I do it reluctantly, not
looking forward to having to
influence the prospect to give.
Nevertheless, I cover up my
timidity and proceed with as
much clarity and logic as I know
how, always trying to be low key.
I attempt to learn about my
prospect, if it is someone I do not
know very well or in some cases
not at all. I try to concentrate on
trying to create a rapport bet-
ween us, with emphasis on
mutual respect and trust.
At this point, after my initial
remarks, he usually makes his
first response, sometimes in an
objection form, sometimes with a
nod of agreement. Suddenly
something strange happens! As
he akes his first comment, gives
his reaction to what I have been
saying (even if it is defensive and
negative). I begin to enjoy the
meeting. It is now a challenge I
welcome, almost a contest that is
fun. I guess I am a little bit
competitive. I now rise to the
combat with relish and con-
centrate on getting the prospect
to believe as I do in our cause,
influencing him to share with us
the responsibility of aiding fellow
Jews all over the world.
I conceal from him my ex-
citement at the challenge and,
above all, I am careful not to
apply any visible pressure.
Whatever persuasion there is has
to be subtle and received in a
friendly fashion by the prospect.
Actually, let's be frank, all solici-
tations that are conducted
properly and effectively must
have persuasion to succeed. But
the persuasion must be so
smooth that it is not an irritant.
It must not destroy the pleasant
relationship I attempt to build
between the prospect and me.
Asking for the order, as they
say in business, or in our case
settling on the dollar amount of
his pledge is delicate. I say
something to the effect of "We
are making an extra effort thia
vear, raising our pledgee at least
20 percent. We hope you will
consider making your pledge for
1985 X-number of dollars.
Because of the words "hope you
will consider" or sometimes
"would you consider," there is
little likelihood he will become
upset and feel you are "telling
him" what to give. I am cautious
in never giving the impression
that I or Federation is "telling
him" what to give or what he
should give. This causes anger,
turns him off and usually results
in a poor unproductive solici-
tation.
After getting his pledge,
whether it's an increase or not
(though fortunately, more often
than not, it is an increase), I
experience a feeling of euphoria,
an exhilaration I cannot d*_
it is so overwhelming Ajl
prospect who is W^'
has such a great feel
beaming all over and I
over and over for comu,,
him. He experiences!T
pleasure in the good he J
and he is proud of his c
help the cause.
I know it is all worthwhiu I
being a volunteer solicits/
campaign designed to U
less fortunate brother W,
gratifying as anything 11, I
happy with myself, I walkal
taller and now confess |
that I really enjoy _
solicitor. Even though the!
receive is not in dollars, j
much more rewarding
remuneration. It U u,
fication and knowing I air,J
Jew!
THEY'RE COMING HOI
"Do not separate me from the
chosen, the joy, the light, the
splendor. Let me see the light of
Israel."
ancient prayer of redem-
ption by Ethiopian Jews in
Africa
These days, thousands of
Ethiopian Jews are fulfilling the
dreams of their ancestors by re-
establishing their roots in the
land of Israel. But the transition
from a primitive to a modern
society is a drastic adjustment
that is as costly as it is difficult.
The Jewish Agency, with
dollars raised in our
Combined Jewish Appeal I
paign. plays a vital role d
absoprtion process, the eff
bridge the health, cultural,!
educational gaps.
Our support is essen
meet the needs of the lau
all important wave
migrants. The task is
less than life-saving.
PART OF IT.
Jewish Federation
of Pinellas County
301 S.Jupiter St.
Clearwater, FL 335151
WHERE YOUR C.J.A. $ GOES
UJA at a Glance
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United Jewish Appeal
Receives its funds through
208
Community Federations
and Welfare Funds
430
Independent and
Combined Campaigns
Supports
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United Israel
Appeal (Ul A)
The tinned IvmI Appeal It Mm
mater benetldery oi funds
releed by the United Jewish Ap-
peal, n evaluates protect! and
programa canted out by the
Jewish Agency, Its agent In
Israel, and determines Vie ap-
propriate use ot UJA lunds lor
tie support ot the egency'a
wort with immigrants their k>
tegraUon into Israeli Me. their
health housing, education and
|Ob training. In addition, lunds
ere prodded tor pre school and
higher education, agricultural
aentemenu and youth aerHcee.
American Joint
Distribution
Committee
(JDC)
Including ORT
"muds* a eride range ot health.
welters, rehabilitation, edocs
on and cultural services tor
Jews m X countries around the
world. Including Israel.
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United Hias
Service
Aids Jewish immigrants settling
In countries other than Israel.
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Association
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Friday, January 11, 1985 / The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County Page 3
Federation Buget Passed Unanimously
The board of trustees of the
Jewish Federation of Pinellas
County unanimously approved
the 1984-85 budget, as presented
by the Budget, Planning and
Allocation Committee.
Stan Michels, chairman of the
committee, said, "The committee
worked and deliberated many
long hours preparing this budget.
The Jewish community of
Pinellas County responded to the
1984 Combined Jewish Appeal
campaign with a record
$1,206,500 and now we can all be
proud as we see how Jews in need
locally, around the world, and in
Israel will be helped by our ef-
forts. The United Jewish Appeal,
which assists Jews in Israel and
30 countries around the world,
will receive $552,087, which is 53
percent of our allocable funds.
The major local beneficiary
agencies. Gulf Coast Jewish
Family Service, Jewish Day
School, and Jewish Commnity
Center, also received increases.
The Kent Jewish Center, a new
beneficiary agency, received
funding for the first time. The
Federation budget which in-
cludes both administration and
campaign, once again held the
line, allowing more dollars to be
1984-85 BUDGET OF THE JEWISH FEDERATION
Federation Administration
and Campaign
United Jewish Appeal
Jewish Community Center
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Service
Jewish Day School of
Pinellas County
Kent Jewish Center
Federation Programs
(including Jewish Floridian)
T.O.P.
State and Local Allocations
Membership
Miscellaneous Minor Allocations
Reserve Allowance
Interest Income
Total:
allocated to agencies.
Saul Schechter, Federation
president, expressed his
gratitude to the Budget. Plan-
ning and Allocation Committee
for their conscientious effort in
preparing the budget. Schechter
commented, "The enormous task
of allocating the monies raised
was diligently approached by a
group of volunteers whose
recommendation, being
1983-84 1984-85
209,500
520,420
104,500
98,276
25,000
19,500
23,500
9,650
15.905
2,000
46,750
20,000
214.188
552,087
107,600
120,595
45,000
25,000
26,380
25.300
11,200
16,925
2.000
60,325
1,075.000 1,206,500
unanimously approved, illus-
trates their being able to reflect
the wishes of the community."
Members of the committee are
Stan Michels, chairman; Elihu
Herman. Rabbi Kenneth
Bromberg, Ronald Diner, Stanley
Freifeld, Elisa Greenberg, Reva
Kent, Larry krug, Irwin Miller,
Loren Pollack, Charles Ruten-
berg, Suzanne Schechter, Edie
Seligman and Sidney Werner.
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JANUARY 27,1985
Mini-Mission To See Human
SUPER SUNDAY '85
January 27
Side Of Federation Agencies
Without ever leaving the
ground, a mission will take off
next week headed for a day of
learning about the Pinellas Jew-
ish community, and the people
who benefit from the network of
agencies supported by the Jewish
Federation.
It will be the third mission of
its kind a bus trip with stops
at the Pinellas County Jewish
Day School. Jewish Community
Center. Jewish Family Service
and Menorah Manor. At each
stop the participants will learn
about the different aspects of the
community's structure and the
work of its agencies. Most of all.
it is a chance to see how real
people are served by Federation
and the monies raised in the
annual Combined Jewish Appeal
campaign. By the end of the day.
mission participants will see the
broad range of Federation in-
volvement.
Jean Malkin. who is chairing
the mission with her husband
Julius, commented. Federation
is sometimes perceived as a large
structure of fundraising and
budgeting. To some extent this is
true, but in supporting the
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delivery of social services to the
community. Federation is
concerned with people. Our bene-
ficiaries are people and our
volunteers are people. In ful-
filling our responsibilities, we
remember the Jewish values of
compassion, education and self-
worth."
Ann Soble. co-chair of the
mission, said that the day could
never take place without the full
cooperation and involvement of
the agencies, and expressed the
gratitude of Federation to Mark
Silk and Gordon Saskin. prin-
cipal and president of the Jewish
Day School: Michael Bernstein
and Harry Green, executive di-
rector and p-esident of Jewish
Family Service; Ed Vincour and
Irwin Miller, executive director
and president of Menorah
Manor: and Fred Margolis and
Charles Ehrlich. executive direc-
tor and president of the Jewish
Community Center.
The mini-mission will pick up
participants at points throughout
the county. Fee for the day,
including transportation and
lunch. ia*o.
For information, call the Fed-
eration office at 446-1033.
Super Sunday is spectacular!
In 1981, its first year on the
national United Jewish Appeal
scene, Super Sunday involved
more than 25.000 volunteers, in
over 100 communities, who raised
more than $19.1 million. Three
years later, in 1984, almost
38,000 volunteers in over 146
communities smashed all
previous records by raising $33.1
million.
On Super Sunday 1985 the
national goal is to raise $36
million, and reach more Jewish
households in a single day than
ever. In Pinellas County, we
must do our share. Hundreds of
volunteers will be meeting at the
Jewish Community Center and
Superior Surgical Manufacturing
Company to call their friends and
neighbors and ask for their gifts
to the 1985 Combined Jewish
Appeal Campaign
When you are called, please
give, and give generously.
Can we do it? It's up to you!
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Julius and Jean Malkin
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Jewish Federation of Pinellas County
United Jewish Appeal


Applications Filed for
Menorah Manor
CHARLES RUTENBERG
PRESIDENT
MARCIA J PRETEK1N. MSW
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
302 South Jupiter, Clearwater, Florida 33515 813-461 0222
LOOK WHAT'S COMING!
Annual Friendship Club
Dinner, Jan. 28, 5:30 p.m. at the
Golda Meir Center. Reservations
must be made by Jan. 15, with
the Golda Meir Friendship Club.
Supplemental Cost: $2.50 per
person.
HAPPENINGS
Thursday, Jan. 17 -1 p.m. to 3
p.m. Dr. Norman Gross Con-
ditions in Africa.
Join the Great Decisions Dis-
cussion Group and the class of
Global Problems to hear Dr.
Gross speak. Dr. Gross, pre-
sently a Palm Harbor resident,
received his BA, M. Ed., and
Doctor of Education degrees at
the University of Rochester.
During his 35 years in education,
he focused his academic studies
and professional career in such
interests as African Studies at
the University of Rochester, and
Tutorial in African Studies for
the New York State Department
of Education. He was awarded a
Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship in
Africa (Senegal, Ghana, Kenya,
Ethiopia) at Haile Selassie Uni-
versity.
As a teacher and social studies
department head, he was respon-
sible for initiating courses in
Negro History and Culture in the
Rochester schools. He was the
administrator of the Urban-
Suburban Transfer Program in
the Rochester City School
District, and then for the County
of Monroe in Western New York
State.
Although Norman Gross has
been retired for two years, he has
continued his interest in social
action by speaking before groups
and writing letters to the news-
papers and magazines. You may
have read one of his letters in the
St. Petersburg Times or
Newsweek.
Don't miss this opportunity to
hear a stimulating topic and
speaker.
Be an armchair traveler read
one of the recent books acquired
by the Golda Meir Library.
Visit Israel via the novel On
The Third Day written by
Michael Delahaye.
Travel to Czarist Russia,
Wales, pre-war Germany, and
Israel as you follow the Bindel
family through six generations in
the novel Brothers by Bernice
Rubins.
Explore Zin, Poland to solve a
mystery in Clifford Irving's novel
Prisoner of Zin.
Two left feet? You can leam to
dance anyway under the
guidance of Mazel and Al
Linowitz and Lillian Silberzweig.
Dancers meet weekly on
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at the
Golda Meir Center.
CLIP AND SAVE! Important
Seminar Sunday, Jan. 13. The
Aging Process-Challenge and
Opportunity.
SCHEDULE: 11 a.m. -
Keynote speaker Dr. Sue V.
Saxon Psychological Aspects of
Aging. 12 noon. Mini-lunch.
12:45-2 p.m. Panel discussion -
Dr. Saxon (Moderator), Dr. Jan
Hirschfield Gastroenterologist,
Dr. Robert L. Davis Geron-
tologist. Question and answer
period. Cost: $2 per person. For
reservations call 636-7309
(Rosalie), 536-6195 (Anne), or
537-0890 (Rivian).
Wanted!!! Bridge Players.
Time and day open. Call Rosalie
at 536-7309.
SAVE THE DATE! Sunday
Feb. 17 CIRFF Yiddish Film
Series sponsored by the Golda
Meir Center, Safety Harbor Spa,
Brandeis and Hadassah. The film
is Green Fields. A pastoral
romance, based on Peretz Hir-
schbein's legendary tale of an
Hasidic youth who leaves the
Yeshivah to wander across the
Pale in search of "true Jews."
When the orphaned, otherworldly
young scholar happens upon a
family of simple Jewish peasants,
who take him in as a boarder and
tutor for their children, an inter-
esting juxtaposition of the two
opposed life styles ensues.
The time is 2 p.m. at the Safety
Harbor Spa. Cost is $3.50. This
film has been restored by the
Rutenberg, Everett Yiddish Film
Library.
The response from those aee's-'
inK admission to Menorah
Manor. "Our Home for Jewish
Living," has substantiated the
need for a Jewish Philanthropic
Nursing Home in the West
Central part of Florida, and rein-
forced the commitment of Irwin
Miller, president, and others on
the Board of Governors, to bring
this facility into reality. Menorah
Manor will follow the dietary
laws of Kashruth and will em-
phasize Jewish religious and
cultural observance.
Edward Vinocur, executive
From the Rabbis Desk
By RABBI
SHERMAN P. KIRSHNER
Recently, I heard about a
Christmas party held in the home
of a prominent member of our
Jewish community, here in
Pinellas County. It featured a
Christmas tree, exchange of gifts
under the tree, and other varied
rituals of the Christmas holiday.
From a Jewish standpoint, this
is an absolute disgrace! From a
Christian standpoint, this is an
out and out scandal!
Christmas is a deeply religious
holiday to Christians. It repre-
sents the birth of their Savior
Jesus, a member of the Christian
trinity. The ideas associated with
Christmas are the very essence of
Christianity.
A Jew with a Christmas tree in
his home has in effect rejected
every essence and nuance of
Judaism, and portrays to his
neighbors and the world around
him, that the millions who
sacrificed their lives "Al Kiddush
Hashem." for the sanctification
of God's name, did so in vain.
The tree is a major symbol of
that holiday. Its presence in a
Jewish home is like the presence
Holocaust
Survivors Meet
The next meeting of the Holo-
caust Survivors will be very
special.
Dr. Arnat, a professor at USF
and specialist in the Holocaust,
will be the main speaker. The
meeting is on Sunday, Jan. 27 at
7:30 p.m. at the home of Manni
Kanner in Seminole.
For further information call
Iris Lee at the Jewish Family
Service at 446-1005.
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Volume 6 Number 1
Rabbi Kirshner
of the cross. To deny this is to be
incredibly naive, unbelievably
ignorant ... or what is more
likely compulsively desirous
of repressing one's Jewish roots,
and of professing a clear and
concise desire to assimilate with
the Christian society around him.
Christmas has always been and
continues to be a religious
holiday, not a secular celebration.
To think otherwise is a direct
insult to our Christian neighbors.
It may be a "Silent Night," but
the truth must be spoken aloud.
director, stressed the Homes
mission, to meet the needs of
those most requiring the nurtur-
ing care that Menorah Manor will
provide to the members of itg
family. Vinocur urged every one
in the Jewish community to
pledge to the $6 million Capital
Fund Campaign as only with
total support can Menorah
Manor be a true home for the
older adult s of our community.
To secure an application for
residency, or to pledge to the
Building Fund, please contact
the Menorah Manor office at
(813) 345-2775.
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Temple Beth-El Art Festrvar85
Fifty of the Suncoast's finest
artists will exhibit at Temple
Beth-El's 12th Annual Art
Festival to be held Sunday, Jan.
20,1 pm-1 D P-m' an(^ Monday
Jan. 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
temple, 400 Pasadena Ave. So.,
St Petersburg. There will be 18
artists new to the show, five
returning after an absence of a
year or more and 27 who showed
last year. The public is invited
and there is no admission charge.
Prize money, generously
donated by local businesses, has
been increased to $2300. Judging
will be done by Dr. August
Freundlich, the new dean of the
College of Fine Arts at the Uni-
versity of South Florida.
The Gala Champagne Preview
K80"^ J?.y Mr and Mre'
William H. Fleece and chaired by
Elsie Estroff, will be held Satur-
day, Jan. 19 from 7 to 10 p.m. For
more information, call the temple
at 347-6136.
Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5
p.m. there will be a hands-on
children's workshop held in the
Religious School rooms. Patti
Novack, who is a docent at the
Museum of Fine Arts, will super-
vise this art project for children
over five. There is no fee but
children must be accompanied by
an adult.
Among the artists new to this
12th annual exhibit and sale of
paintings, sculpture, jewelry,
ceramics, glass and photography
will be Unmaried "Tony"
Eitharong whose startling new
"Filmaker Series" is a complete
departure from his usual precise
finely detailed pencil drawings.
Sculptors Paul and Sandy
Eppling will be returning after an
absence of several years and
favorites Robert Hodgell,
William Rene, James Michaels,
Susan Livingston, Winifred
Klarin and David Goldhagen will
be back.
A large collection of excep-
Rabbi Bresky Named By Congressman Bilirakis
tional limited edition prints guar-
anteed by Contemporary Limited
Editions of Safety Harbor and
Tampa will be for sale. Works of
internationally known artists
such as Este, Neiman, Alvar,
Eligi, Katz, Miro, Gorman and
Agam will be featured.
The Petit French Cafe, a
popular feature of previous years,
has gone Art Deco and again will
feature pastries, cheeses and
beverages served by the BEFTY
students, supervised by David
and William Merger.
Art Festival chairperson is El-
lie Argintar, co-chairpersons are
Sonya Miller and Harriet Goff.
The committee includes Millie
Brown, Donald Burnett, Lorelle
Chausmer, Marilyn Frieman,
Barbara Mokotoff, Patti Novack,
Pat Shavian, Jan Sher and Elaine
Wides.
Rabbi Jan Bresky has been ap-
pointed by Congressman Michael
Bilirakis as "Special Mideast
Advisor." Rabbi Bresky assumes
his duties immediately.
Congressman Bilirakis has
asked Rabbi Bresky to prepare a
special report on the problem of
International Terrorism for the
Congressional Record. Rabbi
Bresky intends to have the
project done by the first of the
year.
Rabbi Bresky has made several
appearances on WTSP Channel
10 as a mideast advisor during
the Lebanese conflict. "This is a
great honor and responsibility,"
said the rabbi. "I wUl work hard
to live up to this honor."
Shorashim Strikes
Galilee Roots
By YEHONATHAN TOMMER
CARMIEL, Western Galilee
- For Shorashim's 19 young
families, many of them Con-
servative Jews from North
America, the holding of a cere-
mony to lay the foundation stone
at their new industrial village in
Western Galilee's Segev Bloc was
like performing a brit mila in
honor of a long-awaited first-bom
child. "It's like the light at the
end of the tunnel," beamed
veteran, Texas-bo>, Sue Reiss,
formerly of San Antonio. "Sure
I'm thrilled. We've waited four
vears for this moment."
Sue's soft voice was drowned
by the swell of traditional Israeli
folk songs reverberating from the
improvised public address
system across the awe-inspiring
beauty of the surrounding valley,
while excited children rushed
around coordinating final in-
structions for a theatrical sketch
they were about to perform.
Attending the festifivites were
relatives and friends from neigh-
boring moshavim in the area, as
well as representatives of agen-
cies involved in establishing
Shorashim.
Sited on JNF-prepared land
near a new road connecting the
Segev Bloc to the development
town of Carmiel, Moshav
Shorashim is today little more
than a barren hillock strewn with
construction materials. Skeletons
of 25 pre-fabricated homes
dominate the skyline, and
another seven will soon be added.
"This time next year we'll be
conducting our house-warming
ceremony," says Sue confidently.
Organized as a cooperative in-
dustrial village, Shorashim seeks
to combine high-tech industry
with quality community living.
Members currently earn their
livelihood from an electronic
assembly plant, a research
laboratory working on the
development of assorted optical
and communications instru-
ments, and a technical transla-
tion and editing service.
"Today you have staked a new
national landmark. You are the
future of Galilee and your suc-
cessful growth will help streng-
then the Jewiih population of the
region for generations to come,"
Victor Fonda president of JNFof
Australia, told the pioneers. "We
want to help you achieve the
quality of life to which you are
accustomed and which you so
rightly deserve."
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The bride is the daughter of
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son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Polsky
of St. Petersburg. The maid of
honor was the groom's sister,
Regina Polsky of St. Petersburg.
The couple is residing in St.
Petersburg.
Ellie Argintar (right), chairman
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Festival, and Sonya Miller, co-
chairman, look over works by
some of the artists who will
exhibit in the annual show, to
take place Jan. 19-21.
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laejikah'hionSianot Pihellaa County/ Friday, January 11,198t
Congregations/Organizations Events
Dr. Saul P. Wachs
CONGREGATION
B'NAI ISRAEL
ST. PETERSBURG
Adult Studies. Great Ideas
Weekend is here! Dr. Saul Wachs
will speak to the congregation
during Shabbat eve services, Fri-
day. Jan. 11. on "The Dignity of
Words." on Shabbat morning at
services. Saturday. Jan. 12, on
"Discovering the Shema," and
again on Sunday morning. Jan.
13, following the Great Ideas
Weekend Brunch, on "Our
Prayers and Ourselves." The
brunch begins at 9:30 a.m. and
reservations are $4 at the door.
Conjunto Reguesh. Wednes-
day. Jan. 16 is the date of the Is-
raeli folklore ensemble of Buenos
Aires, Argentina Conjunto
Reguesh in concert! The con-
cert begins promptly at 7:30 p.m.
Admission is $10 adults (18 and
over); $5, children (17 and un-
der).
Pauline Rivkind Talmud
Torah. The families of the Gimel
class students will meet for their
annual family class dinner on
Friday. Jan. 18, preceding
Shabbat evening services. The
students of the Gimel class will
participate in the services that
evening and all the children of the
Kol Rina Choir, under the direc-
tion of Cantor Irving Zummer,
wil sing several Shabbat selec-
tions at the service.
Kadima Regional Convention.
Jacksonville is the destination of
the Regional Kadima Conven-
tion, which will be held Jan. 18-
20. Attending from Congregation
B'nai Israel are the following
Kadima-niks: Michael Buch-
holtz, Marc Bergoffen. Daniel
Baruch. Mara Corn, Laurie
Kanner. Wes Leon, Phil
Newman. Jody Pearlstein, Scott
Popick. Michael Robbins, Jann
Yogman, and Mikki Zummer.
Youth Director Mark Goodfriend
will be accompanying our young
delegates.
Sisterhood. Preparations are
being made now for Sisterhood
Shabbat, scheduled this year for
Jan. 25-26. Sisterhood members
will be participating in all phases
of both the Friday evening and
Saturday morning service. The
theme "From Generation to
Generation" promises to be a
service filled with family, warmth
and enlightenment. This month's
Book Review will be held on
Thursday, Jan. 24, at the home of
Mrs. Reva Pearlstein. Mrs. Shel-
ley Lynn will review Judith
Ressner's August.
Mitzvah Men's Club. The next
Men's Club brunch is planned for
Sunday morning Jan. 27, at 9:30
a.m. The guest speaker is to be
Rabbi Jacob Luski whose topic
will be "Separation of Church
and State." A donation of $3.50
for advanced reservations can be
made through the synagogue
office. Without a reservation. $4
at the door will be requested.
Please call 381-4900 for a reserva-
tion. ______
Two Awards
For Outstanding
Activities Received
At the United Synagogue Con-
vention held Nov. 30-Dec. 3 in
Savannah. Ga., Franklin
Kreutzer, outgoing president of
United Synagogue, Southeast
Region, presented awards to
representatives Richard and
Geraldine Mensh and Rabbi
Jacob Luski. on recognition of
Congregation B'nai Israel's out-
standing achievements through
the adult studies program and
the Jewish music festivals.'
Mazel Tov to Dr. Robert
Sternberg and the Adult Studies
Commission for the last two
years of outstanding work in the
area of adult studies program-
ming. The adult studies classes,
film series of Jews around the
world, and the great ideas week-
end, have been products of the
Adult Studies Commission's
hard work.
Mazel Tov also to Bill Hirsch
and to his committee for the
American Balalaika Company's
concert in 1982-83 and the Israeli
'83 Chassidic Festival in 1983-84.
The Conjunto Reguesh concert
scheduled Jan. 16 will be another
example of the creative musical
programming Congregation
B'nai Israel offers to the local
Jewish community.
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CONGREGATION
BETH SHOLOM
GULFPORT
The Adult Education Commit-
tee of Congregation Beth Sholom
is sponsoring a musical program
on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 2 to 4
p.m. appearing will be Robert B.
Marinoff and his company who
will be singing operatic and show
tunes and Yiddish songs.
Marinoff. a renowned Bay Area
singer, has sung with Florida
Lyric Opera and wrote and di-
rected the 1983 and 1984 law
review produced by Florida Lyric
Opera.
Admission will be $2 per
person. Refreshments will be
served. All members and guests
are urged to attend. Tickets can
be purchased at the door or from
Sam Vogel, 345-8750, John
Bromwich or Myrna Bromwich,
864-1307.
A Yiddish speaking night will
be held Saturday, Jan. 12 at 7:30
p.m. at Congregation Beth
Sholom, 1844 54th St. South,
Gulfport, sponsored by the adult
education committee. Refresh-
ments will be served.
TEMPLE BETH EL
BROTHERHOOD
Brotherhood Breakfast.
Edward Vinocur, executive
director of Menorah Manor, St.
Petersburg, will be our guest
speaker at the breakfast on Sun-
day, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m.
Donation for the breakfast is
$3 per person. No reservations
are necessary: members of the
congregation, their guests, and
the public are invited.
CONGREGATION
BETH SHALOM
CLEARWATER
The Men's Club breakfast will
be Jan. 13, 10 a.m. Guest speaker
is Rita Garvey, council woman cf
Clearwater, who will speak on
"You and Your City Govern-
ment." Reservations can be made
by calling 531-1418. The price for
the breakfast is S2 by reservation
and $2.50 at the door.
HADASSAH
Shalom Group's Dime Bank
luncheon will be held on Wednes-
day. Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m. at the
Breckenridge Hotel, 5700 Gulf
Blvd., St. Petersburg Beach. A
musical program will be pre-
sented. All paid reservations
must be in by Jan. 25. Call chair-
person Sonia Olitsky, 384-5971 or
Sylvia Birndorf, 522-5298.
NATIONAL COUNCIL
OF JEWISH WOMEN
ST. PETE
The St. Petersburg Section of
NCJW will celebrate its 45th
annual donor luncheon at the
Wine Cellar Restaurant, North
Redington Beach, on Wednes-
day. Jan. 23, at 12 noon.
Guest speaker will be Hannah
Levin, overseas representative,
and we will be entertained by the
Senior Centurians of Gibbs High
School.
Please send check in the
amount of $18 to Mrs. Yta Woolf
at 250 58th St. North, St. Pers-
burg. FL 33710, indicating your
choice of fish or chicken. Res-
ervations will be closed by Jan.
16.
The section is concerned with
helping students with scholar-
ships, books for the blind, sup-
plying large prir* typewriters
and working with the Pinellas
Braille Sociy.The St. Petersburg
Free Clinic and the Cancer Sociy
are also recipients of volunteers
and support.
ORT ST. PETE
AFTERNOON
In place of the regular meing
there will be a mother-to-another
luncheon, Tuesday, Jan. 16, at
12:30 p.m. at Spoto's, 12999 Park
Blvd., Seminole. There will be a
delicious luncheon served and a
fashion show, with SMltfee
smart clot bee by Edith Harris of
the Showroom in St. Petersburg.
$20 for members and guests.
Please contact Bea Savftsky, 541-
5332, Miriam Klein, 544-3429 or
Lillian Mattia, 544-1979 for res-
ervations.
B'NAI BRITH WOMEN
The Clearwater Chapter of
B'nai B'rith Women will have a
meeting Tuesday, Jan. 22, at
7:30 p.m. at the Golda Meir
Center. The guest speaker wil be
Sheriff Jerry Coleman. For in-
formation call 748-5504 or 785-
4625.
WORKMAN'S CIRCLE 1053
Branch No. 1053 of the Work-
men's Circle will have their
monthly meeting on Jan. 20, at 1
p.m. at the Golda Meir Center.
George Nye, of Green, Mastry
Assoc. who has many years of
experience, will speak on his
specialty of estate planning and
probate.
GOLDA MEIR
FRIENDSHIP CLUB
Jan. 14 We will meet for a
social at 1 p.m.
Monday. Jan. 21 A video
movie will be shown.
Jan. 28 The annual mem-
bership dinner will be held at the
center, at 5:30 p.m. For members
in good standing, there is a
charge of $2.50. Guest fee is $7.
Reservations and checks must be
received by Jan. 20. Call
Florence, 796-1372 or Lillian, 398-
1900 for information.
Monday, Feb. 4 A nominat-
ing committee will be appointed
at the meeting to recommend a
slate for the elections coming in
April. Rosalie Moshenberg will
present a book review,
"Abandonment of the Jews."
Please bring your S and H green
stamps to the center.
If you need to register to vote,
we have personnel at the center
to help you.
BRAN DEIS UNIVERSITY
WOMEN
There is a new interest group
beginning on Jan. 21 and con
tinuing on Jan. 28, Feb. 18 and
25. entitled Clay Workshop. This
will be meeting at the Florida
Gulf Coast Art Center. 222 Ponce
De Leon Blvd., in Belleair from 1
to 4 p.m. There is a $33 charge
with a limited enrollment. Call
Charlotte Sherman for informa-
tion at 797-4505.
Art on Wheels will meet on
Jan. 23 at the Plant Museum in
Tampa at 10:30 a.m. For in-
formation call Kay Nussbaum at
596-4532 or Joan Waitz at 595-
5040.
Beginning on Wednesday. Jan.
23 and continuing on the fo'irth
Wednesdays in the months of
February, March and April is
another group entitled, "Orches-
tral Music in the Stream of His-
tory," conducted by Ray Leizer
from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at his home,
14277 93rd Ave.. N Seminole.
For information call Ray at 596-
4731.
Feb. 11 is the Second Annual
Florida West Coast Conference of
Brandeis University National
Women's Committee. It will be
hosted by the Greater Sarasota
Chapter, and held at The Pier,
12th St. West on Memorial Pier
in downtown Bradenton. For
further information call Eleanor
Gordon.
JEWISH WAR VETERANS
Abe Ader Post 246
Sunday, Jan. 13 MacDill
Meeting of the Gulf Coast Dis-
trict Council and Auxiliary, fol-
lowed by lunch and flight line
tour.
Sunday, Jan. 20, 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast meeting Post and
Auxiliary at Jewish Community
Center, 8167 Elbow Lane, St.
Petersburg. Guest speaker W. B.
Mackall of Bay Pines VA
Medical Center.
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2:30 p.m. -
Games and Monte Carlo at Bay
Pines for the veterans.
Sunday, Jan. 27 Super Sun-
day at the Jewish Community
Center and Superior Surgical
all day, come and give a few
hours by joining the Phone-a-
thon to raise funds for the United
Jewish Campaign. Refreshments
will be served to participating
volunteers.
Good news Saturday, Feb.
16, 7 p.m. annual talent show,
and full course kosher dinner at
the Jewish Community Center.
Donation $8 per person. This is
one of our outstanding programs
of the year. Reservations and in-
formation Ben Wisotzky 867-
0740, Estelle Siebert 345-1002,
Bessie Grusmark 343-7338.
Paul Surenky Post 409
Special kudos to Gladys Fish-
man for making our Chanukah
Party such a huge success.
Jan. 17 Paid-up catered
membership early bird dinner at
the Golda Meir Center at 4:30
p.m. followed by a fashion show
modeled by past presidents of our
Auxiliary.
Jan. 20-. Our blind auction at
the Golda Meir Center. 302 S.
Jupiter St., Clearwater. Public is
invited. For further information,
contact Gladys Fishman 443-
3825.
Jan. 27 Monthly visit of the
Post and Auxiliary to Bay Pines
Hospital to entertain the
veterans with games, refresh-
ments, etc. Please contact Bill or
Betty Cohen 799-2259.
CANDLELIGHTING
JANUARY
4 5:31p.m.
11 5:36 p.m.
18 5:42 p.m.
25 5:48 p.m.
Religious Directory
TEMPLE BETH EL-Reform
400 S. Pasadena Ave.. St. Petersburg88707 Rabbi David Soasklnd Rabbi
Irs 8. Youdorln Friday Evening Sabbath Service* S p.m., Saturday
Morning Sabbath 8ervice 10 a.m. Bar Bat Mltxvah Service 11 a.m. Tel.
Ml-SIM.
Congregation BETH SHOLOM Conservative
** ** 8.. St. Petersburg 3S707 Rabbi Emeritus Morris KobrtneU
sabbath Services: Friday evening at 8 p.m.: Saturday, 8.m. Tel. 821-8880.
343*3404. +
Congregation B'NAI ISRAEI Conservative
Ml 3 St.. N., St. Petersburg SJIIU Rabbi Jacob Luski Cantor Irving
Zummer Sabbath Service: Friday evening 8 p.m. Saturday, t a.m.;
Sunday* a.m.; Monday Friday 8 a.m.; and evening Minyan Tel. SU-4S00,
Ml 4*01.
Congregation BETH CHAI-Conservative
8400 1X8 St. N., Seminole SSMS Rabbi Sherman P. Klrahner Sabbath
Services; Friday evenrngsSpm.; Sataray.:8a.m. Tel. ISS-sSSo.
Congregation BETH SH ALOM-Coaeerratlve
ISM S. Belcher Rd., Clearwater MS1S Rabbi Kenneth Breathers,
bath Services: Fries* eve-dag 8 p.m.; Sessrway sUhVI Say
MMyeate-ss. e Tei.ui.uu.
TEMPLE B'NAI ttaAEI.
MMS.
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JCC News
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[the Israeli trip
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Purim carnival
1-3 p.m.
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(onto their tickets
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iate of Sunday,
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ICC office up to
further informa-
1 at 344-5795.
[group
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Community Center
|inty, 8167 Elbow
forming a new
ood playgroup.
begin Monday,
available Monday
I, two through five
Participants in the
pup will also parti-
ch Bunch" at 12
Bt bring a dairy
orning snack is
information, call
Dmmunity Center,
ram coordinator,
)L PROGRAM
[still available for
jve through 15 who
i enrolling in this
i are from 7-9 a.m.
12:30-6 p.m.
Ition can be
ke JCC and scholar-
ships are available from Lat-
chkey Services for children and
for handicapped children from
the Juvenile Welfare Board. For
further information, please con-
tact the children's program dir-
ector at 344-5795.
FLEA MARKET AT THE JCC
The Jewish Community Center
of 8167 Elbow Lane N., St.
Petersburg, is holding a Giant
Flea Market in February.
Please help us by donating ar-
ticles for sale. Do your spring
cleaning early this year and put
aside any unused articles for our
sale.
Your Discards Are Our
Revenue! Books, dishes, toys,
furniture, appliances, knick-
knacks, pots and pans, and any-
thing you don't use or need, espe-
cially big white elephants, will be
appreciated for this fund raiser.
Please Bring Your Items To
The JCC Office.
Good Condition Paraphernalia
Only. Your Donation is Tax
Deductible. For further informa-
tion, please call Derry at 344-
5795.
CALLING
ALL TEEN-AGERS
The JCC is looking for girs and
DIRECTORS
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Inc.
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Fred Margolis,
Executive Director
Charles W. Ehrlich,
President
boys, ages 8-18, who would like to
serve as volunteers at either the
JCC or Superior Surgical in
Seminole for Super Sunday, Jan.
The hours are from 9:30 a.m. to
8:30 p.m.
Among the duties our young
volunteers will be involved with
are helping to serve refreshments
to workers, picking up telephone
cards and bringing them to main
check-in-stations, greeting
volunteers at the door, blowing
up balloons and having lots of
fun.
If you would like to be part of
Super Sunday and help out not
only your community but Israel,
too, please contact Sherry at the
JCC today.
CONVERSATIONAL
HEBREW CLASS
TO BE OFFERED
The Jewish Community Center
will be offering a class in begin-
ning conversational Hebrew in
January. The class will be sche-
duled for either the morning or
evening. We need five students to
begin and already have three.
For more information, contact
Sherry today at 344-5795.
Friday, January 11,1985 / The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County Page 7
Adam Tanenbaum
Martin Fein
Bar Mitzvah
Penn-
ADAM TANENBAUM
Adam Scot.' Tanenbaum, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Tanen-
baum, was called to the Torah as
a Bar Mitzvah on Jan. 5 at
Temple B'nai Israel, Clearwater.
Adam is a student in the
temple religious school, and is a
member of the Junior Youth
Group. He attends the Seminole
Middle School, where he is in the
8th grade. Adam is a straight A
student, a member of the Na-
tional Junior Honor Society and
the Spanish Club. He is the editor
of the school yearbook. Adam's
hobbies include soccer, baseball,
golf and computers.
Mr. and Mrs. Tanenbaum
hosted a reception in Adam's
honor at the Wine Cellar
Restaurant. Special guests in-
cluded grandparents Dr. and
Mrs. William Tanenbaum and
Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Silver, as
THE TOAST
OF THE
TOWN"
well as relatives from
sylvania and Florida.
MARTIN FEIN
Martin Samuel Fein, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Fein, cele
brated his Bar Mitzvah on Jan. E
at Congregation B'nai Israel, St
Petersburg.
Martin is a student in the
Pauline Rivkind Talmud Torah,
and is a member of Kadima. He
attends the Tyrone Middle
School where he is in the 8th
grade. Martin is an Honor Roll
student and a member of the
Dungeons and Dragons Club. His
hobbies include bowling, camp-
ing, and film making.
Mr. and Mrs. Fein hosted a
reception Saturday evening at
the synagogue. Special guests
included grandparents Mr. and
Mrs. Milton Steinlauf and Mr.
Joseph Fein, as well as relatives
from all over the country.
(0$) S4S-4154
fcONVtRMON ALLEY
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ART FESTIVAL'85
ART EXHIBITION AND SALE
Featuring original paintings, sculpture, ceramics,
jewelry, photographs and prints by outstanding
SUNCOAST ARTISTS.
An exceptional collection of fine art prints including
such names as ERTENEIMANDALIALVAR
EBGIKATZMIROGORMANAGAM
Please join us.
Sponsors, Benefactors and Patrons Reception
and Preview Saturday, January 19, 7-10 P.M.
Public Viewing Sunday, January 20, 1 P.M.-6 P.M.
Monday, January 21, 10A.M.-4 P.M. No Admission
Temple Beth-El
400 Pasadena Avenue South
St. Petersburg, Florida
'But
Kenneth
and I
never
discussed
that..."
One of the essential benefits of arranging a funeral
service prior to need is that all of the pertinent deci-
sions may be made logically and intelligently, when
you want and how you want. In this way. individual
preferences, from the selection of the casket and the
burial vault and other details, may be assured.
We believe it is our professional responsibility to
offer families complete information on pre-arranged
funerals and pre-paid plans. We do so without cost or
obligation to you. To arrange a visit, call or write us at
your convenience.
DAVID C. GROSS
JEWISH FUNERAL DIRECTOR
CENTRAL AVENUE CHAPEL
6306 CENTRAL AVENUE
(S13) M1-4M1
NINTH AVENUE CHAPEL
1045 NINTH AVENUE NORTH
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33706
(813) 122-2024


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