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i Tovah Happy New
r Jews living in freedom,
Ktional High Holy Day
|is a pleasantry.
Issian Jews, deprived of
Its, refused exit visas and
official non-entities, the
lean mean life.
alone, only 36 of the
of Soviet Jews trying
j Svoiet Union received
_ and three more Hebrew
activists were arrested.
ilews are feeling the ef-
[their government's ef-
olate them from the out-
and are becoming in-
worried about their
lional Jewish Communi-
oiis Advisory Council
}hen that this year, it is
i important than ever to
he spirits of Refuseniks
io them. The Jewish
s tradition of sending
rides an opportunity for
|imunity Relations Corn-
he Jewish Federation ol
ounty has long had the
|oviet Jews as one of its
CRC chairman Ted
likewise, endorses the
ting to Soviet Jews.
Itions which back such
Ing say the letters not
[e spirits of Refuseniks
Bsed Soviet Jews, but
ju> cases, can mean the
between life and death
lation and at least veiled
vho recently returned
"Soviet Union (see re-
|sh Floridians), says
especially are non-
i the government.
Authenticity In Art
And In Life
L'Shanah Tovah Tikatevu!
Happy New Year!
From the Jews of the U.S.A.
To the Jews of the U.S.S.R.
We have not forgotten you.
And we will not forget you!
A suggested New Year's Card (cut out art work and form your
own card) and possible text.
Refuseniks, and other oppress-
ed Soviet Jews or prisoners of
conscience, who receive mail from
the United States, for instance,
gain some official status. Soviet
officials know someone or a group
knows of the Refuseniks' ex-
istence and is following their
Tensch said it is even more im-
portant that action be taken this
year, since the U.S.-Soviet sum-
mit is upcoming and the Soviets
may be more suspectible to mak-
ing a good impression.
Advocates of the letter-writing
and card-sending campaigns also
suggest that the more cor-
respondence sent to specific in-
dividuals, the better.
Some have suggested that the
Refusenik may only receive one in
10 of the letters sent to him or
her but that one means
something and the Soviet
bureaucracy knows of all 10.
The CRC and the National
Jewish Community Relations Ad-
visory Council suggests these
guidelines for writing Soviet
Write regularly. Writing to Soviet
Jews is meant to be an ongoing,
morale-boosting undertaking, as well
as a means of sensitizing Soviet
authorities. Don't be discouraged by a
lack of response or infrequent
Letters should be personal, warm
and sympathetic, providing solidarity
and kinship. In general, letters should
not be anti-Soviet or political. Letters
should not mention the names of
special organizations working for
Initially, avoid using overt Jewish
symbols, such as the Star of David, or
overt mention of Israel. This will in-
crease the chances your letter will be
delivered. The response you receive
will set the tone for further
Inquire about health, birthdays, an-
niversaries, etc. Send cards com-
memorating these or Jewish holidays.
Snapshots of family gatherings and
home observances should also be
Letters can be written in English,
Russian, Yiddish or Hebrew. In your
first letters, ask which language would
be most convenient for future
Postage methods can be varied, i.e.
letters, postcards, registered mail.
Continued on Page 3
An art collector bought a
Picasso at imposing cost and
brought the work to the artist for
his evaluation. Picasso looked at
the painting and declared, "It's a
fake." Disappointed but un-
daunted, the collector took a
chance on another Picasso,
journeyed to the artist's home in
the south of France, and received
the same answer, "It's fake." The
collector protested, "But when I
was here last year, I saw you
working on this very painting in
this very studio." "Yes," replied
Picasso, "that is possible. I often
Life, we say, in an art. We refer
often to "the art of living." Each
year on the Yamim Noraim (Days
of Awe), we step back briefly from
the canvas upon which we are lim-
ming our lives and we ask: Is our
art authentic, or are we painting
fakes? Are we living lives of
coherence, integrity, and high
purpose, or, without realizing it
perhaps, are we allowing our
judgments and our behavior to be
unduly influenced by all the com-
jawical, political, and artistic
fakery and flimflam that engulfs
The issue is not style per se. An
artist may work in a style that is
traditional, modern, or avant-
grade (Picasso worked in all three
at various times), and still be
authentic or a faker. Picasso's
compatriot, Salvador Dali, advises
young artists "Begin by drawing
and painting like the old masters;
after that, do as you wish and you
will always be respected."
Authenticity, then, arises from
attachment to, or, at least, a pro-
found awareness of that which is
deep in time, wise, experienced,
proven, and beyond ourselves.
For a Jew, that means attachment
to the God, people, and Torah of
Israel. Attentive and thoughtful
observance of the Yamim Noraim
(take Notice of the words you are
Rabbi Kenneth Bromberg
saying in the synagogue) is the op-
portunity we Jews have each year
to review the composition, colora-
tion, and chiaroscuro of our lives.
The Pinellas County Board of
Rabbis joins me in wishing each of
you and your family a
healthful and happy New Year.
Please God, may it be a year of
surcease for terrorism, war, and
hunger and a year of increase
for peace with justice and plenty
throughout the world.
Alternative Living Project Becomes Reality
i" that's the only way
the determination of
of Directors, the im-
st president, Harry
I the President, Jim Sc-
b, of Gulf Coast Jewish
vice and Michael Bern-
rs ago Bernstein was
Jho had the brainstorm
program recently fund-
rlorida Legislature, en-
Group Home Alter-
ing Program. Selling
fcvel of care to each of
Bnt departments and
lies within the aging
closely and with
>ort from local govera-
^ials, the concept to
group home for in-
fith minor rehabilitative
(generated. It has been
"n that there are
f frail individuals placed
aued on Page 11
The Hacienda Hotel.
Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Pinellaa County/Friday, September 6, 1985
Allocation Committee Begins Work 'Memo From,The ?n^
The Budget, Planning and
Allocation Committee of the
Jewish Federation of Pinellas
County under the chairmanship of
Leonard Seligman already has
begun its work for the 1986-87
The committee, which held its
first meeting Aug. 14, is responsi-
ble for reviewing all budgets in-
cluding the Federation, annual
United Jewish Appeal campaign,
and the Federation's beneficiary
agencies: the Jewish Community
Center, Gulf Coast Jewish Family
Service, Pinellas County Jewish
Day-School and Kent Jewish Com-
The committee is also responsi-
ble for making recommendations
to the Federation board about
which of the many local and na-
tional organizations seeking finan-
cial assistance should get help and
how much, Seligman said. While
there are many worthy requests,
the Federation doesn't have the
resources to fill them all. The
19-member committee often has
some tough choices to make, he
[ Seligman announced the forma-
tion of a new subcommittee to
j deal with the problems created by
multiple appeals being made by
several organizations at the same
time. The multiple appeals sub-
committee will develop guidelines
to bring order to the fund-raising
process and see that various
drives do not overlap, he said.
Besides Seligman, the commit-
tee members are Elihu Berman,
Rabbi Kenneth Bromberg, Roland
Fox, Stan Freifeld, Elisa
Greenberg, Emanuel Harris and
Also Reva Kent, Larry Krug, Ir-
win Miller, Stan Newmark, Scott
Nicoletti, Loren Pollack, Charles
Rutenberg, Saul Schechter,
Suzanne Schechter, Sidney
Werner and Edie Seligman.
CRC Speaks Out On Community Concerns
In the last issue of the Flori-
dian, the Community Relations
Committee (CRC) of the Jewish
Federation of Pinellas County was
CRC is a vehicle through which
members have an opportunity to
voice their concerns, and take ac-
tion on matters which directly af-
fect the Jewish community.
Several of CRC's sub-committees
were discussed in the Aug. 23
issue; Media, Government Affairs,
Jews in Oppressive Lands, and
The Israeli Task Force.
The three other CRC sub-
committees are: Human Rela-
tions, National Government Af-
fairs, and Education/Church-
The Human Relations Sub-
committee helps Temples and
Synagogues organize volunteer-
led activities to help members of
the Jewish community in need of
assistance; to avail themselves of
the facilities and services in our
community. Central to this com-
mittee's function is to organize
The Federation's Gifts in Kind-
ness Committee has prepared
guidelines for the acceptance of
non-cash gifts and reviewing pro-
perty currently held by the Jewish
Federation of Pinellas County.
The committee, chaired by
Roland Fox, will be meeting on an
on-going basis to discuss the ad-
visability of accepting gifts of
items that cannot readily be con-
verted to cash.
Other committee members are:
Stanley Freifeld, Bruce Bokor,
Charles Rutenberg, Ted Tench
and Stanley Newmark.
Sun Bank has a sensational, money-saving
plan for you, featuring a combination of our
most popular banking services. Call or visit
your nearest Sun Bank office and ask for
Sun Bank / Suncoast, N.A.
visits to Jews in the community
who are isolated in their homes,
temporarily or permanently
residing in nursing homes and to
those in the hospital. Transporta-
tion needs and communication are
also emphasized by this sub-
The National Government Af-
fairs Subcommittee, a committee
in formation, acts as a liaison to
national government leaders in
order to apprise them of Jewish
community concerns. This com-
mittee is also responsible for the
Telegram Bank; sending
telegrams to government officials
on issues vital to the Jewish
State/Interfaith Sub-committee is
also being organized at this time.
In these areas, CRC will act as a
liaison within the general com-
munity on issues relevant to our
Jewish community, i.e., religion in
the schools, government funded
public schools, and government
aid to religious schools. This com-
mittee will also work cooperative-
ly with other organization in tak-
ing action on communitywide
issues. Finally, this committee is
an avenue of cooperation with
representatives of many religious
groups as a resource for com-
munitywide interfaith dialogue.
If you are interested in joining
CRC, please call the Federation
office (446-1033) for more
As we prepare to observe the
High Holy Days, it is a time for us
to look backward and forward, to
assess ourselves individually and
collectively as Jews.
We ask ourselves what we could
have done to be better Jews and
how we could be more involved in
the Jewish community.
The challenges that face us as
Jews living in a non-Jewish world
are unique ones that perhaps our
ancestors never dreamed of living
in tight-knit, closed communities.
Most of us must balance living
in that non-Jewish work and
school world with the need to
preserve our Jewish heritage. We
must not let the demands of the
secular community outweigh our
commitment to our temples and
synagogues, so we can be part of
the Jewish community.
We further try to be involved in
the various Jewish organizations
and service groups, not only for
ourselves and our families, but
also to help serve the Jewish com-
And we ask ourselves" if we
could have done more.
With the High Holy Days up-
coming, we think of justice and we
think of our people in oppressed
lands who will not be free to
observe the new year as we will.
We think of Israel where, thanks
to the commitment of Jews
worldwide, we have a home.
We think of compassion, caring
for the economic difficulties and
ever-present dangers facing our
Israeli brothers and sisters, and
about Jews here in Pinellas and
worldwide who are in need.
We think of accountability.
Have we done our part?
As the year 5745 ends, the
Federation reflects on the number
of volunteers and committed
members who made time in their
busy schedules to be as involved
as they could to help further
enhance the Jewish community
and the lives of all Jews.
We reflect on those who gave
what they could, to help satisfy
the many needs identified by the
numerous local, national and in-
ternational causes and services
coordinated by the Federation.
We are thankful for our benefac-
tors and for those who only could
give or be involved on a limited
We reflect that the strength of
our Federation comes from the
cooperation of all.
As the New Year 5746 nears,
we as Jews individually and collec-
tively renew our commitment and
pray for the day that no J J
Pinellas County or elsewhere!
the world will be lonely, hu
in danger or in need.
As you reflect on the High 1
Days, we, your fellow Jewsini,
ed in Federation, hope you i
consider or further con
Tzedakah taking respon
to help one another.
Being involved in Fede.
means membership in a volu.
community that encompu.,
thousands of people and dozen]
agencies in a system that has b
described as the Jewish UnL
Way. Through our United Jev^
Jews ask each other to helpc
Jews in Pinellas and elsewhere!
We have a common goal, a o
mon destiny and respon
stemming from our 4,000-yeard
heritage. This year, when
Shofar is blown, let's really 1
it, and make or increase owe
mitment to participate genen
in the upcoming IS
New Year With
A Clean Slate
Rosh Hashana-Yom Kip-
pur approach. The Federa-
tion is thankful for the many
pledges honored during the
last year. A few pledges,
however, were made and tin
contribution not yet
What better way to start
the New Year than by
remembering to honor those
pledges? Happy New Year!
Happy New Year
TAMPA BELLEAIR CLEARWATER BRANDON
Friday, September 6, 1985/The Jewish Floridian'wf Pinellas County Page 3
Wish Refuseniks A Happy New Year
df Coast Jewish Family Service social service workers, Phyllis
\brams, left, and Iris Lee, prepare food baskets to be distributed
, needy Jewish families for the High Holy Days.
Koved Fund Yields
I To most of the Jewish communi-
I, living here means serenity, the
Jood life and financial well being.
for many in our midst, however,
ere is only fear, uncertainty and
r.ie financial crisis after another.
According to Michael Bernstein,
[iterative director and his staff at
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Service
JGCJFS), "helping those at the
Ireaking point is an almost daily
The Koved Fund is a program
onsored by your Federation.
he money is given directly to the
(Coved Fund and used to support
dy Jewish families in Pinellas
County as an unbudgeted
Each person or family applies to
Koved Fund for help- and is
creened through Gulf Coast
Jewish Family Service to insure
at other public and private
nds or services are not available
i these people.
Mrs. Bressler, cited a recent
of a Jewish woman with a
koung child fleeing an abusive
jmsband and father. Meager
finances did not stretch far
nough to cover rent and utilities.
ather than subject her child to
ther abuse, the Koved Fund
brovided a life line. Subsequently,
Ihe woman found work and
An elderly Jewish woman on
Social Security and with a history
pf heart disease was faced with
eviction after not securing enough
public funds and support. She
ned to Gulf Coast Jewish Fami-
ly Service for and received
ssistance with rent.
The Koved Fund is turned to on-
ly after all other areas of funding
"ave been exhausted. Often at
[times, food, clothing and other
essentials are offered by local
Synagogues, temples, and Jewish
[organizations. Even medical and
legal support are donated at no
Icost. As a fund for all clients in
l^eed (in many instances) public
entitlement programs such as
emergency housing, food stamps,
medical and disability support is
secured. However, in these times
of federal funding cutbacks to
help the poor and for those falling
between the cracks, the GCJFS
must at times turn to the Koved
The mitzvah of doing service
and deed for those in crisis has
always been part of our heritage.
GCJFS is blessed in its close
working relationship with the
Human Relations Committee of
the Jewish Federation which pro-
vides so many volunteers who
distribute food and do home visits.
As the Jewish New Year ap-
proaches, holiday baskets of food
means so much to those less for-
tunate than ourselves.
Between indigent allocation
fund to GCJFS and the generosity
of community rabbis and the com-
munity organizations, much of the
assistance can be provided. In
times of crisis, this reserved fund
must be utilized and must then be
replenished. Please help. Con-
tributions may be sent to: Koved
Fund, Jewish Federation of
Pinellas County, 301 S. Jupiter
Avenue., Clearwater. FL 33515.
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Ser-
vice is a beneficiary agency of the
Jewish Federation of Pinellas
Continued from Page 1
You never know what gets through.
Most letters should be sent registered,
air mail, return-receipt requested. To
better keep track of undelivered mail,
letters should be numbered and
Feedback is important. Writers
should keep the mail they receive and
inform the CRC and NJCRAC of the
progress of correspondence.
Copies of letters of more than
routine interest (news about visa
refusal, illness, harasment) should be
forwarded to NJCRAC, c/o Abraham
J. Bayer, 443 Park Ave. So., New
York, N.Y. 10016.
If requests for material or financial
assistance are received, check with
NJCRAC before answering.
Answer all letters received from
Soviet Jews promptly. Continue to
write even if no response is received.
Although mail is usually delivered
addressed the American way, the stan-
dard Russian way is:
Name of Republic
Name of City (ZIP code)
Name of person last name first
Postage rates are: Postcard, $.33;
Airgram, $.36; Airmail letter, $.44;
Registered mail, $3.60; return receipt
(registered mail only), $.70.
Should the family be allowed to con-
tinue contact and encouragement
after they reach Israel.
The following is just a very, small
portion of the names available through
the NJCRAC and the National Con-
ference on Soviet Jewry.
First Application: 1970
NASHPITZ, Mark, dentist, born 1948;
married plus one. Osipenko St. 17, Strunino,
Vladimirskaya obi. 601601, RSFSR, USSR.
PREST1N, Vladimir, electronics
engineer, born 1934; married plus one.
Uralskaya 6-4-11, B207. Moscow 107207,
SLEPAK. Vladimir, radio engineer.
born 1927; married, ul. Gorgoko 15-77,
Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.
SMELIANSKY. Emmanuel, engineer,
born 1932; married plus one. Tashkentskaya
17-2-42, Moscow 109444, RSFSR, USSR.
ZITSERMAN, Boris, worker, born 1947.
Engelsa 18-21, Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR.
Fir.l Application: 1971
ABRAMOVICH, Pavel, electronics
engineer, born 1939; married plus one.
Baikalakaya 30-2-87, Moscow 107207,
BEGUN, Iosif, POC, engineer and
Hebrew teacher, born in 1932; married.
Uch.UE -U8/ST4, Churtopol, Tatarskaya
422960, ASSR, USSR.
KAIERMARK. Viktor, physical chemist,
born 1941. Sredne Kalitinkovakaya 24-30,
Moscow 109029, RSFSR, USSR.
FRIDMAN, Kim, radio technician, born
1934. Koamicheskaya 12-12, Kiev 140,
Ukrainian SSR, USSR.
GENDIN, Lev, electronics engineer, born
1941. Malyaheva 19-19, Moscow 109263,
GOLDBERG, Stella, pianist, born 1931;
married plus one. 2-aya Pugachovskaya
8-6-72, Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.
GOLDSHTEIN, Grigory. physicist,
bom 1931; (Family of 2). Octiabraskaya 2-oi
Mikroraion 2-68, Tbilisi 380080, Georgian
GOLDSHTEIN, Isai, physicist, born 1938;
married plus one. Octiabraskaya 2-oi
Mikroraion 2-124, Tbilisi 380080, Georgian
KOSHAROVSKY, Yuli, radio engineer,
bom 1941; married plus two. Gerasima
Kurina 4-3-52, Moscow 121108, RSFSR,
LERNER, Aleksandr, cybemetirist. bom
1913; plus one. Dimitry Ulyanova 4-2-322
Moscow 117333. RSFSR, USSR.
MAKSIMENKO, Viktor, bom 1952; mar
ried. 11-aya Parkovaya 42-2-57, Moscow
105215. RSFSR, USSR.
NOVIKOV, Mark, electrical engineer,
bom 1919; married plus three. 3-aya
Priadilnaya 5-14, Moscow 105483, RSFSR,
NOVIKOVA, Isabella, electrical engineer,
bom 1943; divorced plus one. Frraerskaia
32-2-77, Moscow 111396, RSFSR, USSR.
* NUDEL. Ida. economist, born 1931. ul.
Sovietskaya 69-2, Bendery 278100, Molda
vian SSR, USSR.
* Former POC
The B'nai B'rith Museum in
Washington D.C. has a photo
display of Soviet Jews who are
trying to gain visas to leave the
USSR. In 1980, 21,471 Jews were
allowed to leave the USSR. In
1984, only 721 were allowed to
The Jewish Community Council
of Greater Washington has sent
the St. Petersburg JCC a com-
plete information package concer-
ning letter writing, including a list
of the "Prisoners of Conscience"
and other pertinent information
regarding the plight of the USSR
If you are interested in gaining
further information or letter
writing, please contact the JCC at
Lisa Bush Gets
Lisa Bush, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Ben Bush, of St. Petersburg,
recently accepted the position of
assistant director and profes-
sional fund-raiser for the Tampa
Prior to taking the Tampa posi-
tion, Lisa was the assistant direc-
tor of the Anti-Defamation
League in Houston, Texas.
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rage~4 The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County/Friday, September 6, 1985
split-up of the coalition arrangement on tne
basis of Health Minister Mordechai Gur s g
response to Sharon's provocative denuncia-
tion of Peres.
Is Unity Gov't.
Disputes of such magnitude that they rock
the Unity Government are really nothing
new. The latest of these involves seven
Members of the Knesset who illegally pur-
chased from an Arab and then occupied an
apartment in Hebron.
The dispute centers on a West Bank land
purchase policy adopted by the government
of Menachem Begin. According to that
policy, land purchases require official ap-
proval from the Ministry of Defense, which
the seven MK's did not have. On Aug. 20,
they were therefore evicted. This is how
Prime Minister Peres and those who support
him see it.
But Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir and
Minister Without Portfolio Ariel Sharon
argue that Peres and his Laborites appear to
be misinterpreting the Begin land policy
which they now declare is the law of Israel.
Sharon has frankly called the Peres position
"a lie and hypocrisy."
This sort of salty talk is not uncommon in
Sharon. His testiness is to be expected. But
Shamir, who is also Deputy Premier and
who is scheduled to take over as Prime
Minister when the Laborites and Peres com-
plete two years in office, was not much bet-
ter than Sharon as a Likud advocate.
"Nothing makes you more angry than a
Jewish settlement," he told Peres.
Peres To Be Praised
Let those, said Gur, who do not agree with
the Peres implementation of the Begin
government's land policy, quit the f^era-
ment. Or of Peres, himself, who told Likud s
Shamir that ministers who accuse the
government of lying or hypocrisy cannot at
the same time continue to be members ol
This may serve to cool some of the hot
tempers that take such delight in challeng-
ing the integrity of Unity rule at least in
this instance. The reason is simple. Likud
would not readily quit and risk a general
election. Whatever some polls may indicate
about the growing strength of Kahane s
Kach forces an indication of the nation s
developing conservatism Likud would not
be likely to emerge as the winner, and its
role as a Unity partner would disappear,
leaving the party considerably weakened.
I Letter to the Editor
A New Year's Call for Jewish Unity
, *; J
5 i.'* Wjf
Given such hostility felt on both sides, it is
not surprising that the rancor has become
sharper yet. But, as we see it, the fate of the
j apartment and its occupants in Hebron has
$ little to do with any of this undiplomatic
:| behavior. Far more to the point is what it
At issue are the political distinctions bet-
i ween Labor and Likud specifically, the of-
: ficial attitude toward Arabs as each inter-
! prets it, whether they be Israeli or occupied
|l territory Arabs. For Peres, the need is to
:: adopt and pursue a moderate approach with
an eye toward acccommodation between
I Jews and Arabs. Without this, as Peres sees
| it, there may well be no Israeli future at all.
I For Shamir and Likud, the policy appears
:ji| to run somewhere short of the extremist
:S position of Meir Kahane, who would simply
: boot all Arabs out of the country and the ter-
| ritories, Israeli or otherwise, and the
religious zealots for whom the law govern-
ing land policy is frequently what Orthodox
interpretation proclaims it to be.
In this instance, Prime Minister Peres and :;j:
his minions are to be praised for the position g
they have taken. Israel can have no claim to |
f: being a free and democratic nation if it does :|
j not adhere to the law whether adherence :;:
| is deemed helpful or harmful to immediate |
$ interests at the moment. a
| For the Likud and its minions, it would be :;
g well that they understand that those who ad- g
>: voate defiance of this even-handed view of
the law and justice court the destruction of :
8 the nation. '::
| Likud Won't Split I
These considerations apart, a sanguine ap- g
;j;i proach to the political implications of this g
S latest Unity Government crisis might well :
% advocate what seems likely in any case a x'
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Friday, September 6,1985 20 ELUL 5745
Volume 6 Number 18
IRA S. YOUDOVIN
Temple Beth-EI, St. Petersburg
The August 23 edition of this
newspaper carried an ad placed by
a local Conservative synagogue
heralding Conservative Judaism
as being "for those more in-
terested in commitment than
Reform Judaism, the implied
"Brand X" of the piece, is
presumably, for those who prefer
convenience to commitment.
When will we learn history's
harsh lesson that when Jews bad-
mouth other Jews, only the anti-
Reform Judaism ne^ds no.-,
defense of its integrity. l(.\
demands a strong commitment to
Judaism's highest ideals, as do
Conservative and Orthodox
Judaism, as well as the many
philanthropic, political action,
educational and social organiza-
tions that make for a rich tapestry
of Jewish life. Each makes its own
unique and indispensable con-
tribution to the Jewish future.
Rabbi Ira Youdovin
All Jewish institutions face a
common enemy here in Pinellas
County and everywhere: the cor-
rosive forces of Jewish ignorance
and indifference which foster
After Murder, Wounding
Cabinet Reviews Security Situation
radical assimilation and eat i
at the internal fibre of Jet
communities throughout the I
World. The struggle to secureK
Jewish future, is ill served byi
The more than three tha
men, women and children
filiated with Pinellas
three Reform congregations i
due an apology. It would
helpful were one forthcon
from the congregation thatpli
the offending ad.
But it is more helpful still i
this unfortunate incident to s
as a reminder as we enter I
New Year that Jewish Unity n
remain paramount over |
interests. Unless we are
One, we will soon become Zero. ]
Let's not let that happen in tl
lovely community of ours,
should continue to grow inI
diversity and strength in theXi
Susan joins in sending our
wishes for a Shana Tova of h
happiness and peace.
By GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
The Cabinet reviewed Sun-
day the deteriorating securi-
ty situation in the ad-
following the murder Satur-
day of an Israeli in
Tulkarem and the serious
wounding of another Israeli
in the town of Jenin in the
north of Samaria. A curfew
imposed after the attacks in
Tulkarem, some 15 miles
west of Nablus, and in
Jenin, some 20 miles north
or Nablus, was lifted for two
hours Sunday afternoon to
allow local residents to pur-
Forty-year-old Andre Aloush of
Netanya was buried Sunday after
he was shot in the back with a .38
caliber pistol shortly after he
entered a jewelry store in the
center of Tulkarem.
Aloush, who had been accom-
panied into Tulkarem by his wife,
brother and sister-in-law, was
shot at very close range. Ho died
on his way to the hospital. His
assasin disappeared into a crowd-
IN JENIN, four hours later, Uri
Ovad of Tiberias was shot three
times in the back with a .22 caliber
pistol. He was in serious condition
with a bullet lodged near his spine.
His assailant escaped.
Initial investigation did not
show any obvious link between the
two attacks. But the Palestine
Liberation Organization claimed
responsibility for both attacks.
The PLO Wafa news agency in
Tunis said that two Palestinian
combat units killed two Israeli
secret service officers.
The Cabinet meeting Sunday
took place amid growing public
presure to step up security
measures in the territories, in-
cluding collective punishment, if
need be. At least a dozen Israelis
have been killed by Arabs in the
West Bank within the past year.
Last month, three residents of
Afula, in the Jezreel Valley, were
killed. The murders at that time
increased pressure on the Cabinet
to take specific measures to step-
up security and to implement the
death penalty for terrorist
INSTEAD OF dealing with the
issue of new legislation to imple-
ment the death penalty for ter-
rorist murderers, the Cabinet
decided that it will use all exists
procedures to combat the gromjl
wave of Arab terrorism, mcludWl
administrative detention il
deportation of those persons t
incite anti-Israel violence M
others who endanger the secuntj
of the state.
But at the Cabinet meg |
Defense Minister Yitzhak W\
came under implied criticism J
the security situation in inel
ministered territories wg
former Defense Minister AJI
Sharon asked how man>PJ
have been deported, how i
homes have been
what actions have 6
Deputy Premier David UJ
said entirely new meas^*
be taken against Arab terro^
eluding capital punishmem-^
is a continuous war, .|
which has now entered
dimension. The issue ol
security measures wjl be JJ
discussed this week at a i
the 10-member Inner CM I
the meantime, the *gJ
continued a wide ran&ed.|
hunt for the assailants mvo
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In Pinellas County
iThe Regional Director of
Cad House, Rabb. Lazer
EL, recently announced the
TKr of a new branch of
Tin Pinellas County.
Irhe Rabbi of Chabad-Lubavitch
f Pinellas County is Dr. Shlomo
Lwilowsky, the son of Pat and
L late Jack Sawilowsky of St.
fetersburg, a member of Con-
flation B'nai Israel. Rabbi
twilowsky has been a resident of
Petersburg since 1967. As a
fcuth, Rabbi Sawilowsky was a
lember of B'nai Israel and Beth
Worn in Gulfport, and served as
Gjgious chairman of USY.
habbi Sawilowsky is a graduate
the Rabbinical College of
anerica, an affiliate of the
trldwide Lubavitch movement.
je also holds a Master's degree in
tinseling and the PhD in cur-
fculum and instruction from the
(Diversity of South Florida,
here he is currently an assistant
krfessor with the College of
Uucation. The Rabbi is a charter
Ember of the Va'ad HaRab-
Jmim. the Rabbinical Court of
lorida. He has appeared on "The
Iwish Sound," WMNF, 88.5 FM,
1th his "Thoughts on the Torah
idra for the week" since 1983.
lAvigayil Sawilowsky, the
tighter of Al and Mary Surasky
ITampa, the past-Commander of
irish War Veterans of Florida
members of Temple David,
J serve as the program direc-
ir. Mrs. Sawilowsky has had ex-
tensive experience in coordinating
activities for Jewish organizations
in Connecticut and Tampa. After
a two-year learning experience in
Israel including Hadassah' Year
Course program, she attended the
Bais Rivkah and Machon. Channa
Seminaries in New York. Mrs.
Sawilowsky will lead a monthly
discussion group specifically
designed for the modern Jewish
The teachings of Chabad
Chassidus espouses a philosophy
which calls for religious faith to be
accompanied by vigorous intellec-
tualism and positive action. The
word Chabad is a Hebrew
acronym for Wisdom, Understan-
ding, and Knowledge. Chabad
teaches that genuine devotion to
G-d should be blended with study
The primary activities of
Chabad-Lubavitch of Pinellas
County are dedicated to a commit-
ment to Jewish education. Classes
and discussions for all ages will be
offered in Tanach Torah and its
commentaries; Talmud Theory
of Judaic Jurisprudence; Shulchan
Arouch Rabbinical Codes of
Law; Chassidus Jewish
Mysticism; Musar ethics; and
T'filah prayer. Other activities
planned include a hospital visita-
tion program, religious services,
and anti-missionary counseling.
Please call (813) 584-7756 for
Friday, September 6, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County Page 5
Sept. 8 Board Meeting To
Focus On Project Renewal
Project Renewal is a unique and
comprehensive program uniting
hundreds of thousands of Israelis
in neighborhoods and towns
throughout Israel with Jews
throughout the world.
Now active in 82
neighborhoods, Project Renewal
began in 1977 when then-Prime
Minister Begin issued a challenge
to the Jews of the Diaspora and of
Israel to cooperate to improve the
quality of life in distressed areas
Jews around the world joined
their Israeli counterparts in
answering the challenge, twinn-
ing their communities with the
distressed neighborhoods in
Pinellas Jews, through the
Federation, is one such communi-
ty, twinning with Israel's Tel
Mond neighborhood. Herb
Schwartz is Pinellas Project
On Sept. 18, Jane Sherman, co-
chairman of the UJA National
Project Renewal Committee and
chairman of Detroit's Project
Renewal Committee, will speak on
Project Renewal at the Federa-
tion Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at
the Golda Meir Center.
Mrs. Sherman was the first
chairman of the UJA Young
Women's Leadership Cabinet,
organized in 1977 to integrate the
younger generation of American
Jewish women fully into campaign
activity. Mrs. Sherman, a resident
of Birmingham, Michigan, has
held leadership positions on both
the national and community levels
and currently serves on the Ex-
ecutive Committee of the UJA
National Women's Division Board
and the UJA National Campaign
Policy Board. In addition, Mrs.
Sherman is a member of the ULA"
Board of Directors, the UJA
Board of Trustees, and co-
chairman of the UJA National
Project Renewal Committee.
In Detroit, Mrs. Sherman is
president of the Board of Direc-
tors of the Women's Division of
the Detroit Jewish Welfare
Federation, has served as
Women's Division Campaign
Chairman and is Chairman of
Detroit's Project Renewal Com-
mittee. In 1971 she was awarded
the Sylvia Simon Greenberg
Award for Young Leadership.
Mrs. Sherman is married and
the mother of three children. She
has recently returned to the
business world as assistant to the
chairman of a major advertising
JERUSALEM (JTA) Dr.
William Mayer, U.S. Assistant
Secretary of Defense for Health
Affairs, presented a plaque to of-
ficials of the Hadassah-Hebrew
University Medical Center in Ein
Karem formally recognizing the
Center's cooperation in making its
medical resources available to the
American military last April after
the U.S. "military installation in
Beirut was bombed by terrorists.
The presentation followed a
tour of the Medical Center by
Mayer as part of "continuing
cooperative efforts in medical
care, including research between
the U.S. and Israel," according to
a statement released by U.S. and
Israeli officials here.
The two nations reached a for-
mal understanding in December,
1983 on "the mutual use of
medical facilities in the event of
urgent or disastrous cir-
cumstances, including the use of
medical resources and hospitaliza-
tion in Israel," the statement said.
, .....- I
Page" 6 The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County/Friday, September 6, 1985
ORT Coming Events
Hawkins to Receive JNF
The St. Petersburg Evening
Chapter of Women's American
ORT (Organization for Rehabilita-
tion Through Training) will be
participating in a regionwide ORT
community service project involv-
ing career education.
After completing an orientation
at SPVTI (St. Petersburg Voca-
tional and Technical Institute) on
Oct. 2, teams of two ORT
volunteers will be visiting area
high schools once a month from
October through May promoting
the curriculum offered by SPVTI.
The women will be provided a
place in the high schools where
they will answer student's ques-
tions and provide them with infor-
mation on SPVTI.
This is a very timely project in
light of recently published
statistics indicating the dropout
rate in Pinellas County is up 29
percent. By providing information
to high school students about an
extremely viable educational
alternative, it is hoped that
statistic can be reduced.
For many years, Women's
American ORT has been an ad-
vocate for quality public education
in the United States and for the
inclusion of vocational, technical
and career education in elemen-
tary, middle, and high school
Career education could be the
key to educational reform. By pro-
viding motivation for learning,
career education harnesses the
energies and talents of our youth
and inspires them to pursue voca-
tional and technical education and
develop an appreciation for work.
Jewish Day School
Hands-on exploration will
characterize K-5 science instruc-
tion at the Pinellas County Jewish
Day School. The Rand McNally
SCIIS Program focuses on
developing scientific literacy in
SCIIS is based on Science Cur-
riculum Improvement Study
(SCIS), a research based approach
developed in the 1960s and first
marketed in the 1970s. All grades
include physical/earth science and
life/earth science components.
"SCIIS provides high quality
science equipment with a program
of developmental concepts that
support and expand the standards
of excellence in science educa-
tion," according to Pat Lewis,
educational consultant with
L and L Associates of Orlando.
Ms. Lewis presented a full day
workshop for the general studies
staff at the Pinellas County
Jewish Day School during In-
The Pinellas County Jewish Day
School is housed in facilities at
Congregation B'nai Israel in St.
The Pinellas County Jewish Day
School is a beneficiary agency of
the Jewish Federation of Pinellas
If you have an interest in sup-
porting career education; if you
have an interest in participating
in ORT's regionwide high school
project; and/or if you have an in-
terest in joining ORT, please con-
tact Arline Dresdner. Region
Membership Chairperson, at the
Region Office 797-8809. The of-
fice is open Tuesday through
Thursday, 9 a.m.-l p.m.
TO BE RAFFLED
The St. Petersburg Evening
Chapter of Women's American
ORT will be selling raffle tickets
from Sept. 12 through Oct. Si
with monies from the raffle going
to support ORT's worldwide net-
work of vocational schools.
The Grand Prize is three days,
two nights for two at the Adams
Mark Caribbean on Clearwater
Beach valued at $200. Second
Prize is a 36" freshwater pearl
and gold bead necklace from
Gilbert's Jewel Box valued at
$150. Third prize is dinner for two
at the Wine Cellar valued at $40.
Tickets are six for $5 and all
donations are tax-deductible. The
drawing will be held Nov. 14 dur-
ing the chapter's general member-
ship meeting. Winners need not
If you are interested in purchas-
ing tickets, contact Dana Gilbert
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'Tree of Life' Award
U.S. Sen. Paula Hawkins, R-
Fla., will be presented with the
Jewish National Fund's coveted
"Tree of Life" Award at a gala
Dinner-Dance to be held on Satur-
day, Sept. 21, in the Grand
Ballroom of the Tampa Hyatt
In announcing the selection of
Sen. Hawkins for the JNF's
highest award, Charlotte Jacob-
son, president of the JNF, cited
the Senator's continued and
devoted efforts toward the preser-
vation and betterment of life for
It is fitting that the Jewish Na-
tional Fund, which has planted
over 165 million trees in Israel. ..
built mammoth systems of roads
and highways ... greened the
Negev into an agricultural miracle
and converted the barren hillsides
of the Galil into orchards and
farms ... has established a "Tree
of Life" award. For the tree
represents life itself.
The award is given in recogni-
tion of outstanding community in-
volvement and support for Israel.
Some former recipients of the
JNF's "Tree of Life" award in-
clude President Gerald R. Ford,
Hubert Humphrey, the Rev. Mar-
tin Luther King, Bob Hope,
TEL AVIV (JTA) The In-
ner Cabinet has voted in favor of
continuing development work on
the Lavie fighter plane and its
subsequent production. The
10-man Cabinet voted 8-2, with
Finance Minister Yitzhak Modai
Ezer Weizman voting against.
NEW YORK (JTA) A new
medal from Israel, designed by
Yaacov Agam, an innovative
Israeli-bom artist, features a cen-
tral holographic glass disk, which
bears the inscription: "And there
was light," in English on one side
and Hebrew on the other. The
medal, commissioned by the Israel
Government Coins and Medals
Corporation, appears to be the
first use of holography on a
government issued coin or medal.
When held to the light, the
holographic disk reveals a three-
dimensional Star of David, which
Agam noted in an interview with
the New York Times, is intended
to symbolize "the Jewish people's
unique role in the world to raise
sparks and make them holy to
bring the light out from its hidden
NEW YORK (JTA) The
New Israel Fund, one of the first
North American Jewish philan-
thropies to target Israeli donors,
will spearhead a major fundrais-
ing effort in Israel, according to a
recent proposal. "The New Israel
Fund has always been a partner-
ship between North American and
Israeli Jews," declared Jonathan
Jacoby, executive director of the
Sen. Paula Hawkins
Mayor Bob Martinez, Senator Bm
Bradley, Judge Martin L. C i
Feldman and Donald Trump.
Dinner Chairmen of the Sept 21
testimonial dinner are John A.
Grant, Jr., Peavyhouse, Grant;
George Karpay, Centex-Karpay;
Herbert Swarzman, Gulf Cow
Realty Investors, Inc.; Stewart
Turley, Jack Eckerd Corp.
Mayor Bob Martinez of Tampj
will serve as honorary dinner
A New Year's Greeting From
The Shofar is sounded.
It's notes short and long.
The strains of Kol Nidre,
Life's bitter-sweet song.
Recalling the past
With a smile and a tear,
Now look to the future
And a happy New Year.
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Friday, September 6, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Pinellaa County Page 7
Pinellas Educators Join 2000 At Conference
local Jewish educators
Ipost 2000 colleagues for
L Conference on Alter-
In Jewish Education, held
PU at Northern Illinois
r in DeKalb, Illinois.
hering sent a message of
to their colleagues in
t Union, telling them
are not forgotten in
^le to keep Judaism
Russia. The conference
was dedicated to the Hebrew
teachers of the Soviet Union, and
the Sunday evening opening pro-
gram featured a concert by
Theodore Bikel and was beamed
into Eastern Europe by the Voice
Bikel, who sang songs in
Hebrew, English, Yiddish, and
Russian, addressed the Russian
Jewish educators in Hebrew:
"You are the hope of our nation.
We are at your sides in thoughts
and hopes. Hazak ve'amatz. Be
strong and of good courage."
Stuart Kelmlan, chairperson of
the Coalition for alternatives in
Jewish Education, which spon-
sored the conference, told the
assembled participants: "When I
look out and see 2,000 of us from
44 states and four Canadian pro-
vinces and nine non-North
American countries, I'm over-
whelmed and grateful and awed
and a bit sad. I am sad because
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there is at least one group of
Jewish teachers who cannot come
and learn and teach and celebrate.
To them, the Jewish teachers of
the Soviet Union, we dedicate this
Local participants included
Mona Goldfield, Tova Kedar and
Mark Silk, all from the Pinellas
County Jewish Day School; Zena
Sulkes and Janet Baron of Temple
B'nai Israel and Elaine Wolstein
and Clara Graff of Temple Ahavat
Shalom. There were 55 non-North
American attendees including
educators from England, France,
Sweden, Italy, the Netherlands,
South Africa and Australia, and
22 representatives from Israel.
The conference was under the
auspices of the coalition for Alter-
natives in Jewish Education,
cosponsored by the Board of
Jewish Education of Metropolitan
Chicago, with the participation of
the Associated Talmud Torahs of
Chicago, and assisted by a grant
from the Jewish Federation of
jsassinated Diplomat's Father
las Hanged in Iraq for Zionism
By HUGH ORGEL
BL AVIV (JTA) Albert Atrakchi, the Israel Em-
administration attache in Cairo who was
Lated last week on his way from his home in the
I suburb to the Embassy, was the son of an Iraqi Jew
in Iraq after the Six-Day War for being Zionist
Eke his father Yaacov, Albert was a faithful and
Ited servant of the State," Foreign Minister Yitzhak
said at his graveside.
jERT ATRAKCHI, who was laid to rest in the
section of the Kiryat Shaul cemetery, had served
Israel Defense Force for 10 years before being
I some months ago to the Embassy in Cairo as an ad-
li correspondents in Cairo report that the Egyp-
tlice have been working strenuously and efficiently in
for Atrakchi's murderers. They have already
Jthe red Fiat car which the assailants drove and in
(they made their getaway after the shooting, together
lie weapon they used in the attack.
SANA ALI, the owner of the car, has been arrested,
plice have found fingerprints both in the car and on
organization calling itself the "Egyptian Revolu-
! claimed responsibility for the attack and said that
previously earned out an attack on Zvi Kedar, shot in
nd in Cairo over a year ago in a little-publicized inci-
! group said it was carrying out attacks on "agents
(Israeli intelligence service" in Cairo.
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Kent Jewish Community Center News
The Single Parent Family
Department of the Kent Jewish
Community has scheduled a plan-
ning meeting on Wednesday,
Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the new
Kent Jewish Community Center.
Several programs including a
Shabbat dinner and a movie
matinee will be discussed.
The Single Parent Department
has organized several successful
programs during the past year.
Newcomers are welcome. Babysit-
ting will be provided at no cost.
The new Kent JCC is located on
Virginia Street near the corner of
TO NEEDLE ARTS
An Introduction to Needle Arts
class for adults on Thursdays
begins Sept. 12.
The class is designed for beginn-
ing stitchers and covers basic
techniques for creating needle-
point and crewel stitchery pro-
jects. One small needlepoint and
one small crewel project will be
The course will be offered on 8
Thursdays from 7:30-9 p.m. The
fee is $30 for KJCC members and
$40 for non-members. RSVP's are
A Youth Drama group is plann-
ed by Center beginning Thursday,
Sept. 12 and will meet once a
week on Thursdays from 7:30-9
p.m. It is open to 7-12th grades.
Participants will have an oppor-
tunity to explore techniques of
character and role development
and prepare for a major produc-
tion to be held later in the year.
BOYS AND GIRLS
The Kent Jewish Community
Center, in cooperation with the
Girl Scout Council and Boy Scouts
of America plans to offer a Daisy
Program for Kindergarten age
girls, Brownies for first, second
and third grades, and Junior Girl
Scouts for fourth, fifth and sixth
grades. In addition a Cub Scouts
Troop has been planned for boys
in third, fourth and fifth grades.
DADDY AND ME
The Kent Jewish Community
Center is sponsoring a Daddy and
Me program on Wednesday, Sept.
11, at the new Kent Jewish Com-
The program includes an even-
ing for Daddies and their kids
(grades k-5) and is filled with
games, sports, arts and crafts and
a create your own dinner!
Fee for the evening is $4 per
"pair" and $2 for each additional
child. RSVP is necessary.
A S.A.T. Preparation Course
will be offered on six Thursday
evenings, beginning Sept. 12 from
7 to 10 p.m. at the new Kent JCC.
The math preparation includes
review of the most important con-
cepts of geometry and
The verbal preparation will
review analogies, sentence com-
pletion, basic word roots, basic
English composition and
The course will offer an over-
view of test problems, questions
and test taking strategy. The
S.A.T. course will help to prepare
students for the October examina-
tion and examinations to be held
in the future.
Fee for the course is $35 for
Kent JCC members and $45 for
non-members, which includes 18
hours of class work. Book fee is an
TO VISIT MUSEUM
The Maccabee Braves group of
the Kent Jewish Community
Center has planned a trip to the
Museum of Science and Industry
for Sunday Sept. 22. The Mac-
cabee Braves is a group of boys in
kindergarten first and second
grades and a parent. The group
has already successfully planned a
fishing trip, a breakfast and bowl-
The group will meet at the new
Kent Jewish Community Center
for lunch and then carpool to the
Museum of Science and Industry
in Tampa for an afternoon of fun.
The group will return to the KJCC
approximately 4:30-5 p.m.
RSVP's is necessary.
The KJCC is offering an After-
School Care Program with
transportation, classes, creativity
and fun. The program will meet
every afternoon for kindergarten
to 5th graders.
School pick-up can be provided
for the following schools: Plumb,
Belcher, Bellear, Eisenhower,
Davis, Safety Harbor, Curlew
Creek, Palm Harbor, Ozona, San
Jose, Dunedin, Sandy Lane, Kings
Highway (additional schools can
be added if sufficient numbers of
Once at the Kent JCC, a snack
will be provided. Children will par-
ticipate in programs until 6 p.m. A
portion of "quiet time" will be set
aside to allow children to work on
their homework too.
The Kent Jewish Community
Center has planned Youth Council
meetings for the evenings of
Wednesday, Sept. 11 and Thurs-
day, Sept. 12 at the new Kent
The meeting will bvp^
opportunity to pla ZM
nights and activities foT-l
The meeting will pv
opportunity to plan b
nights and activities fij!
coming months. '
The meetings bean at.
The meeting on Wee
Sept. 11 will be for 6th '
8th graders (originally hj
for Tuesday Sept. m'
meeting on Thursday Sent i
be for 9-12th graders.
Please call if you will bee
To RSVP or for further i
mation about any of the |
contact David SeidenberT'
The Kent Jxoish Cm
Center is a beneficiary l
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Likud Fears 'Designs' of Unity Gov't
By GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA) The
machinery of the Labor-Likud
coalition government was creak-
ing again after angry comments
by spokesmen for both wings of
the coalition. The renewed tension
stemmed from statements by
Finance Minister Yitzhak Modai
of Likud, and a response by Uzi
Baram, secretary general of the
Modai reportedly asserted that
the coalition government would
not complete its scheduled term.
He reportedly also said that the
Labor Party did not intend to
honor the agreement to hand the
premiership over to the Likud in
Baram, in response, surprised
Israelis by a confirmation of
Modai's prediction. Baram said
the current nature of relations
between Labor and Likud could
lead to a situation in which the
Labor Party would not fulfill the
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The children will bring a dairy
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BEFORE AND AFTER
The Jewish Community
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care program is designed to meet
the needs of the working parent.
The program includes homework
time, music, arts and crafts,
sports, drama, dance and
All supplies and snacks are in-
cluded. Transportation is
available as an option. If transpor-
tation is desired, we transport
children in the morning from the
JCC to schools, in the afternoon
we transport them from school to
Scholarships are available for
handicapped children from fun-
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funding received by Latch Key
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Program Director for further in-
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"A few months ago, when I was
asked, I said we would definitely
honor the coalition agreement,"
Baram declared. "This was at a
time when the government func-
tioned normally. But now, when
there is total political paralysis,
when we cannot wait for a whole
year without progress in the
political sphere, the entire issue is
He added: "Therefore, we shall
have to decide whether we go
ahead with the coaliton agree-
ment." Baram refused to com-
ment on whether the Labor Party
intended should the agreement
with Likud come apart to call
for early elections or to try to
form a narrow-based coalition.
Absorption Minister Y
Tsur (Labor) also repeated
doubts about the durability 1
coalition. He said there wu'
siderable justification f
elections, rather than
over the leadership to Lil
interview on the Voice i
Radio, Tsur said there
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Likud MK Sarah Doronr
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Atrakchi's Wife, Second
Lnded Diplomat, Recuperationg
Friday, September 6, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County
L AVIV (JTA) The
, of Albert Atrakchi, the ad-
ration attache at the Israel
y in Cairo slain by gunmen
upon Aug. 20, was brought
, w Israel aboard an El Al
e early the next day. He was
j in Tel Aviv.
So aboard the plane which
AM his coffin were his wife,
P and Mazal Menache,
her Israeli woman employed
e Embassy, who were wound-
n the attack on the car in
fh the three were driving from
[home in the Mahdi quarter of
0 to the Embassy.
ma was not aware that her
and was killed in the assault.
r two-year-old daughter was
,ed back to Israel in the arms
1 Embassy employee.
JE TWO WOMEN were
ated on at the Sheba Hospital
Hashomer. liana Atrakchi
ired a bullet wound in her
|k near her nose, while
iche had bullet wounds in her
chest. The condition of both is
reported stable. An Israeli
Foreign Ministry doctor had been
flown to Cairo and returned with
the two injured women.
Some hours after the return of
Atrakchi's body and the injured
women, Egyptian Tourism
Minister Wajih Shindi arrived in
Israel for an offical three-day visit
at the invitation of Israeli Tourism
Minister Avraham Sharir, who
met him at the airport.
Shindi said the Egyptian
government would spare neither
time nor energy to track down the
assailants who, he thought, had
been intent on sabotaging the
Israel-Egyptian peace process
which would, however, continue
Police in Cairo, meanwhile, de-
tained Osana Ali, an Egyptian,
whose car is suspected with hav-
ing been used in the killing of the
Israeli diplomat. Police report
that Ali's car was found abandon-
ed in the Mahdi section of the
Egyptian capital, where the at-
tack took place.
Kadima campers stopped long enough during
their hectic tour of Washington, D.C. this
summer to have their picture snapped on the
steps of the Capitol with U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill
Young, R-St. Petersburg. Young sent each one
of the campers a copy of this photo as a lasting
reminder of their trip.
elective Arab, Jewish Student Mitzvah Men's Club Receives International Award
Meeting Will Be Allowed
RUSALEM (JTA) The
hcil for State Religious
ation has partially yielded to
I pressure of Education
er Yitzhak Navon, and has
lied to allow selective
tings between Jewish and
I Council's decision was the
development in the con-
^rsy over an earlier directive
cov Hadani, the director of
pivision of religious education
I Ministry of Education, ban-
such meetings on the
nds that they would lead to
I marriages. Navon later in-
kted the division not to
(bute this directive.
der the Council's new deci-
only meetings between
kh and Arab students of the
same gender and in the upper
classes will be allowed. They will
be strictly educational, after
thorough preparations acceptable
to both Jewish and Arab
The Council held a four-hour
session in which views were ex-
changed with Navon. Council
members repeated the fears about
intermarriages expressed recent-
ly by Hadani.
Navon told the Council that the
entire educational system must be
involved in education for
democracy. Though he respected
the sensibilities of the Orthodox
community, he said, he was not
prepared to exclude the state
religious education network from
programs designed to enable Jews
and Arabs to learn about each
Former SS War Criminal
lonored by Veterans in Austria
By REINHARD ENGEL
IENNA (JTA) -'Walter
kr, a former SS Major and
ncted war criminal, whose
pal reception by Austrian
ense Minister Friedhelm
henschlager earlier this year
an early release from an
an prison had triggered a
of protests in Austria and
d, has been honored by an
[ veterans organization in
nthia. This was reported by
wording to the report, Reder
1 awarded the Golden
Nrary Medal of the
Jeradschaft IV, an organiza-
descnbed by the book,
uextremismus in Oesterreich
J Extreme Right in Austria")
[leading voice of the extreme
'The ceremony took place in
[staurant in Klagenfurt, the
*> of Austria's southernmost
fc MAGAZINE reported
IKeder, after his return to his
|eAUStr'a' had been accom-
fted in a garrison outside of
to and later was hidden in a
w Catholic monastery. The
' the monastery, however,
fenied this report.
der is now living in Krumpen-
i Unnthia, in an apartment
FnK to Wilhelm Gorton, a
^f of the Austrian Parlia-
^presenting the conser-
f opposition Volkspartei
P s Party) which sharply
FM the warm reception ex-
tended to Reder by
Mitzvah Men's Club ol con-
gregation B'nai Israel has receiv-
ed a First Place Torch Award for
the "Best Fellowship Program"
1983-85 from the Federation of
Jewish Men's Clubs at their 53rd
International Convention held at
the Concord Resort Hotel,
Kiamesha Lake, N.Y. The plaque
was presented to Abe Mellitz,
President of the Mitzvah Men's
Club, at the Torch Award
Ceremonies. PBS-Channel 13 and
Abba Eban were also honored for
their presentation of the
After reviewing the Portfolio of
about 15 pages, the Federation of
Jewish Men's Clubs states:
"Best Fellowship Program
The program, 'The Brunches,' is
the main fellowship program for
this club. The program en-
courages brotherhood, education,
and service to the synagogue. The
'Brunches' have good programs
which have good attendance. The
planning starts at least a month
prior to the program. It includes
everything from the publicity,
planned speakers), and menu."
The award is the result of the
solid foundation of the Mitzvah
Men's Club as built by the past-
presidents Dr. Paul Cohen and
Philip Redisch. Contributing were
the many men of the club who
have helped in offering such a pro-
gram which presents the oppor-
tunity to break bread and creates
an atmosphere of fellowship.
According to Jack L. Sieve,
Vice President of the Federation
of Jewish Men's Clubs,
"Congregation B'nai Israel is a
viable, hard-working, responsive
congregation as well as aux-
iliaries, and National is to be con-
gratulated for having you in its
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High Holiday Schedules
The Jewish Federation of
Pinelias County and the Board of
Rabbis encourage all Pinelias
County Jews to join a congrega-
tion and attend service during
these Days of Awe.
Rosh Hashanah Eve, Sunday, Sept.
15, 8 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Day, Monday, Sept.
16, 10 a.m.
Yom Kippur Eve, Tuesday, Sept. 24,
Yom Kippur Day, Wednesday, Sept.
26, 10 a.m.
Rosh Hashanah, Sunday, Sept. 15,
Rosh P>ph Monday, Sept. 16,
8:46 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah, Tuesday, Sept 17,
Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre, Tuesday,
Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Yom Kippur, Wednesday, Sept. 26,
Yom Kippur Yizkor, Wednesday,
Sept. 25, (approximately) 11:30 a.m.
A limited number of tickets are
available for purchase by non-
members. Telephone 321-3380,
Sehchot Service, Sept. 7,11:30 p.m.
(installation of officers 10 p.m.)
Rosh Hashanah Eve, Sept. 15, 7:30
Rosh Hashanah Morning Services,
Sept. 16-17, 8:30 a.m.
Tashlih Service, Sept. 16, 6 p.m.
Shabbat Shuva Services Sept. 20,
8 p.m.; Sept. 21, 9 a.m.
Minna Services, Sept. 16 and 17,
Kol Nidre Services, Sept. 24, 7 p.m.
(seating by 6:30)
Yom Kippur Services, Sept. 25, 8:30
a-m. (Sermon and Yizkor 1 p.m.
Minha-Neila Services, Sept. 25. 4:45
Kever Avot Memorial Services,
Sept. 22 Menorah Gardens (10:30
a.m.). Royal Palm (11:30).
(Separate Youth Services
Selichot Service, Sept. 7, 10 p.m.
(open house, welcome of new and
Rosh Hashanah Eve, Sept. 15, 8
Rosh Hashanah Morning, Sept. 16,
Rosh Hsshsash Eveaiag Service,
Sept. 16. 6:45 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Second Day. Sept.
17, 8JO a..
Kol Nidre, Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Tom Kippur. Sept. 25, a.m.
Neilah Concluding Service, Sept.
26, :15 p.m.
Selichot Services, Saturday, Sept. 7,
11:46 p.m. (get acquainted social 10:30
p.m., seminar 11 p.m.)
Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sunday Eve,
Sept 15, 7 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah, 1st Day, Monday
Morning, Sept. 16, 8:30 a.m.
Rosh Hashanah, 2nd Eve, Monday
Eve, Sept. 16, 7 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah, 2nd Day, Tuesday
Morning, Sept. 17, 8:30 a.m.
Shabbat Shuvah, Friday Eve, Sept.
20, 8 a.m.
Shabbat Shuvah, Saturday Morning,
Sept 21, 9 a.m.
Kol Nidre, Tuesday Eve, Sept. 24,
Yom Kippur, Wednesday Morning,
Sept. 25, 8:30 a.m.
TEMPLE B'NAI ISRAEL
Rosh Hashanah Eve, Sept. 15 (Ear-
ly), 6 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Eve, Sept. 15 (late).
Rosh Hashanah Day, Sept. 16, 10
Children's Service, Sept. 16, 2 p.m.
Sylvan Abbey, Sept. 22, 12:30 p.m.
Curlew Hills Memorial Park, Sept.
22, 1:15 p.m.
Kol Nidre Eve, Sept. 24 (early), 6
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Kol Nidre Eve, Sept. 24 (late), 8:30
Yom Kippur, Sept. 25, 10 a.m.
Children's Service, Sept. 25, 2 p.m.
Afternoon Service, Sept. 25, 3 p.m.
Yizkor Service, Sept. 25, 4:45 p.m.
Neilah Concluding Service, Sept. 25,
AHA VAT SHALOM
Saturday, Sept 7 Slichot 9:30
p.m. Study Session; 11 p.m. Services.
Sunday, Sept. 15, Rosh Hashanah
Eve, 8 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 Rosh Hashanah
Morning, 10 a.m.; Service for Unaf-
filiated, 1:30 p.m.; Children's Services,
3 p.m.; Open House, 4-6 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17, Rosh Hashanah
Second Day, 10 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 20, Shabbat Shuva, 8
Tuesday, Sept. 24, Kol Nidre-Yom
Kippur Eve, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 25 Yom Kippur
Morning Service, 10 a.m.; Personal
Prayers, 1:30-3 p.m.; Children's Ser-
vices, 3 p.m.; Yiskor, 4 p.m.; Neila, 5
Rosh Hashanah, Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah, Sept i6
Rosh Hashanah, Sept 17
Yom Kippur. Sept. 25, ,'
Yom Kippur. Sept. 25'5
(Yizkor services ha. P*i
and prior to series t^i
Rosh Hashanah, Mondays
11 a.m. luncheon ~Y
11 a.m. luncheon if,
Clearwater to follow.
$20 adult, $10 children e,
eluding luncheon. Yte&n
Cottonwood Ct., Clearwata I
Congregations, Organizations Events
Distribution Points Sot For Jewish Day School Challah Salt
The Parent Booster Association
of the Pinelias County Jewish Day
School is finalizing plans for
distribution of goods ordered dur-
ing the Second Annual Rosh
Hashana Challah Day Sale.
Proceeds from the sale will be
used for programs, activities or
equipment that will benefit the
children of the Pinelias County
Jewish Day School.
The challahs will be available for
pick-up between 11 a.m. and 2
p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the
following distribution points:
St. Petersburg: Congregation
B'nai Israel, 301-59th St. S.
Seminole: Seminole Lake Coun-
try Club, 9050 Baywood Drive or
Congregation Beth Chai,
Largo: Bardmoor Country
Club, 7881 Oliver Road.
Clearwater: Temple B'nai
Israel, 1685 S. Belcher Road.
Palm Harbor: Temple Ahavat
Shalom, 1575 Curlew Road.
Belleair Beach: 1520 Gulf
Treasure Island: 7825-lOth
Bluffs: 2804 Bluffs
Singles At Mingles
Congregation B'nai Israel
Singles of St Petersburg has
begun making plans for the
always well attended cocktail par-
ty on the Sunday between Rosh
Hashana and Yom Kippur.
This year, the fifth annual event
will take place on Sunday, Sept.
22, from 7 to 10 p.m. at A. J.
Mingles, located at 16 2nd St.
No., at Jannus Landing, in
downtown St. Pete. The admis-
sion is $4 per person and a special
bar will be set up on the Jannus
Landing with "happy hour"
prices. Munchies and live enter-
tainment will be provided.
Help educate the children by
joining the West Wind Chapter of
ORT. For a $15 minimum, you get
a year membership.
Don't just think about it, do it
and get a friend to join, too. Make
checks to: West Wind ORT
Chapter c/o of Agnes Thomas,
2205 Belleair Road, Apt. al5,
Clearwater, FL 33546.
And if you know of women who
are not West Wind ORT members
who may like to join, we'd like
their names so we can call them.
Call: Agnes Thomas, 536-7523;
Nancy Kess, 446-3106; Jean
POSt Wins Award Again Qrtotf, 586-6141; or Ida Elegant,
Jewish War Veterans
For the second consecutive
year, the Paul Surenky Post 409
of the Jewish War Veterans,
U.S.A. has won the Department
of State's Percy Friedlander
Memorial Award for the post's
William Cohen is commander of
the post, headquartered
AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL
JEWISH WAR VETERANS
There has been a persistent
myth that Jews did not take an ac-
tive role in our country's wars.
We, of course, bow
and it is our obligation to.
the true facts and disprowl
false allegations. a
If you are not a i
the time to join oar
stand up to be
numbers there is sti
Those of you who live in
Petersburg area can conn
mander Ben Wisotsky, I
of the Abe Ader Post!
Those of you who
Seminole, Largo and Cl
area, can contact Comir
Cohen, 799-2259, of _
Surenky Post No. 409, fort
CONTINUES TO Gl
As a result of
numbers of students |
in the social, religious, i
and cultural programs of thtf
B'rith Hillel Foundation, p
the construction of a |
facility on the USF
Tampa are under way.
As has been the case intl
Hillel invites all Jewishi
of college age, whether t
in school or not, from
County to join them. Tot
their mailing list, call the a
Tampa, at 988-7076.
Hillel director and Rabbi S
Kaplan anticipates I
gramming to bring mores
through the doors
From Bagel Brunches to i
parties, religious services I
ski parties, Hillel
something for the traditi
non-traditional student alit I
The Golda Meir Friendship Club
is sponsoring a cruise to the Carib-
bean in November.
The eight-day, seven-night
cruise begins Nov. 18 and includes
six ports-of-call: St. Thomas, Mar-
tinique, Barbados, St. Lucia, An-
tigua and St. Maarten. The $735
fare includes pickup and delivery
from the ship's point of departure
in San Juan.
For more information, call
Florence at 796-4372.
The Jewish Media Relations
Council presents Dimensions on
cable TV weekly. The talk show,
hosted by Rabbi Jan Bresky of
Temple Ahavat Shalom, deals
with current moral issues. The
show can be seen on Gulfstream
Cable in Tarpon Springs on Mon-
days at 11 p.m. and in Dunedin on
Tuesdays at 10 p.m. and Fridays
at 8:30 p.m. On Vision Cable in
unincorporated Pinelias County,
the show can be seen on Sundays
at 4:30 p.m.
You are encouraged to watch
and respond by writing: JMRC
P.O. Box 88, Dunedin, FL 342%'
TEMPLE BETH EL-Reform
400 S. Pasadena A**.. St. Peterabarf 33707 Rabbi lr S. Youdori. I
Evening Sabbath Services 8 p.m.. Saturday Morning Sabbath Service ml,
Bar-Bat Mitzvah Service 11 ML Tel. 347-6136.
Congregation BETH SHOLOM-Conaervative
1844 54 St.. S., Gulfport 33707 Rabbi Israel Dvorkin Sabbath Strrk*"
evening at 8 p.m.; Saturday, t a.m. Tel. 321-3380. 864-42*7.
Congregation B'NAI ISRAEL-Conaervative
301 59 St., N., St. Petersburg 33710 Rabbi Jacob Luaki Cantor '"'"'fTj
Sabbath Service: Friday evening 8 p.m. Saturday. 9 a.m.; MonoJ"-
a.av; Sunday a.m.; and evening Minyan Tel. 381-4900.
Congregation BETH f HAI-Conaervative p
8400 125 St. N.. Seminole 33542 Rabbi Stuart Benuan Sabbath Ser**
day evening! 8 p.m.; Saturday. 9:30 a.m. Tel. 3*3-5525.
Congregation BETH SH ALOM-Conservat ive
132* S. Belcher Rd.. Clearwater 33514 Rabbi Kenneth Bromherl' )rf|
Services: Friday evening 8 p.m.; Saturday t MM Suuday morning>
TEMPLE B'NAI ISRAEL-Reform ^kll
1485 S. Belcher Rd., Clearwater 335U Rabbi Artbur Baseman S*-
vieas: Friday evening at 8 p.m.; Saturday IfcSf a-au Tel. 531-*
TEMPLE AHAVAT SHALOM-Reiorm .
P.O. Bo. 1170, Dunedin 33528 1575 Curlew Rd., Palm Harbw"*'
Jan Bresky Sabbatb Services: Friday evening 8 p.m. Tel. 7SS-W
GULF COAST SOCIETY FOB HUMANISTIC JUDAISM
Montkly meeting. Adult Education Call 7*7-3224 for informm**
I Sept- 6:
f r.afrnast Society for Humanistic Judaism, general
" "i7i9 S Highland Ave.. Clearwater. 'Calendar
\ Jewish Floridian, Sept. 20 issue.
. Shabbat Candlelighting
L Sept. 8:
_ jewish War Veterans of America, Gulf Coast
rLif Toast Counties Council, quarterly meeting, West
W *h Center, Port Richey. Lunch; Brotherhood. Temple
fi first breakfast meeting of season. Guest speakers:
K i:? of Sarasota (Jewish Chataqua Society) and Al
Sarasota, Florida West Coast coordinator of
u Menorah Manor dedication, 255 59th St. N.; Con-
tfBill Young, guest speaker.
Gulfcoast Society for Humanistic Judaism, informa-
' ^m (call 797-3224).
km Gulfcoast Society for Humanistic Judaism, infor-
fneeting Ml 797-3224).
t Sept. 9:
im Senior Friendship Club (JCC), Jewish Community
first reeular business meeting; Golda Meir Friendship
J-'lda Meir Center, first meeting of season; North
tchapter Hadassah Board Meeting; Jewish Day School
.nH8nm.- Brandeis University National Women's
Ifst Petersburg Chapter, 2210 Pelham Rd., N., St.
EnrollO a m.) and 1208-79th St. S. (8 p.m.) Membership
CS to all women. Information: Marcy Gall (384-0172),
fk*ce (347-5998) or Helen Hameroff (384-0395).
[j, Sept. 10:
a Golda Meir Center trip to Fountains Mall. Lunch at
int. Return 1 p.m.
Dam Sisterhood, Temple B'nai Israel, grand opening
Lunch. Entertainment: Jackie-n-Moe, balladeers and
1 p.m. Sisterhood, Congregation Beth Sholom, at the
synagogue (Gulfport), Fall general membershio meeting. Cake,
coffee: 12:30 p.m. *
7:30 p.m. B'nai B'rith Women, Clearwater Chapter, first
f-D.D^1'"8' UPARC Center Cafeteria, 2199 Calumet St.,
d .l Varden, Center director, guest speaker; Sisterhood,
Beth Shalom, Congregation Beth Shalom Social Hall, open
meeting; Regional Meeting JWV Paul Surensky Post No. 409
and Auxiliary, Golda Meir Center; B'nai B'rith Women Board
Meeting, JWVA Ladies' Auxiliary Regular Meeting, Golda Meir
Center; NCJW, Suncoast Sectioon, 7686 Cumberland Road,
Largo. Membership tea.
Wednesday, Sept. 11:
10 a.m. Hadassah Aliyah Group, Janet Graham's home,
5244 40th St. S., St. Petersburg. September meeting. Guest
speaker: Susan Goldberg, Anti-Defamation League.
12 noon Hadassah, Clearwater Chaper, paid-up member-
ship luncheon, Temple B'nai Israel, 1685 S. Belcher Road,
12:30 p.m. Hadassah, Golda Meir Group, St. Petersburg
Beach City Hall, first meeting of season. Coffee, 12:30; meeting,
1 p.m. Rabbi Ira Youdovin, guest speaker; Shalom Group of
Hadassah, St. Petersburg Congregation B'nai Israel. Guest
speaker: Patricia Broad. St. Petersburg Public Library director;
* National Council of Jewish Women Board Meeting.
1 p.m. Golda Meir Center games.
7:30 pjn. Aviva Group of Hadassah, Sunrise Savings and
Loan Community Room, 2525 So. Pasadena, first general
meeting of season. Guest speaker: Sophie Friedlander, national,
regional and local representative of Hadassah; focus on National
Convention report (HMO Hadassah Medical Organization).
8 p.m. Jewish War Veterans, Abe Adler Post 246 and Aux-
iliary, first regular meeting of season, Jewish Community
Center, St. Petersburg; Lylah Group of Hadassah, North
Pinellas Chapter, High Holy Days cooking demonstration, In-
formation: Randi or Janis Kraus, 726-1445 evenings.
Thursday, Sept. 12:
10 a.m. Golda Meir Center trip to Harbour Island mall,
lunch. Return 2:30 p.m. Cost: $2.
2 p.m. Jewish War Veterans, Abe Adler Post 246, Monte
Carlo, Bay Pines Nursing Home.
6 p.m. Golda Meir Center cocktail party at Bon Apetit for
Friday, September 6, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County Page 11
7 p.m. ORT, St. Petersburg Evening Chapter, enrollment
dinner, Mrs. Ira Berman's home, Green Stamp honor roll, infor-
mation: Pati 347-2436.
7:30 p.m. Community Relations Committee meetings at
Golda Meir Center.
Friday. Sept. 13:
11-noon Golda Meir Center Shabbat and pre-Rosh Hashana
6 p.m. Golda Meir Center Rosh Hashana Dinner, Cost $10.
Reservations by Sept. 6; Shabbat Dinner, Golda Meir Center.
7:21 Shabbat Candlelighting
Sunday, Sept. 15:
Rosh Hashana Eve, see High Holy Days directory for
10 a.m. B'nai B'rith, Clearwater Lodge, open breakfast
meeting, Golda Meir Center, 302 S. Jupiter, Anti-Defamation
League representative, guest speaker.
2:30 p.m. Jewish War Veterans, Abe Adler Post, games at
Bay Pines (no Monte Carlo).
Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 16-17:
Rosh Hashana, Happy New Year
Wednesday, Sept. 18:
7-30 p.m. Federation board meeting, Golda Meir Center;
Jane Sherman, co-chairman National Project Renewal Commit-
tee, guest speaker.
Thursday. Sept. 19:
11 a.m. Golda Meir Center, Precious Legacy slide presenta-
tion from St Petersburg Fine Arts Museum.
7 pm- Hadassah, Shoshona Group, installation dinner,
Links condominium. Park Blvd.; information: Shari (521-2444);
NCJW Suncoast Section, 9035 Baywood Park Drive >.,
Seminole; paid-up membership dinner. Kent Jewish Communi-
ty Center Board Meeting.
Friday, Sept. 20:
7:12 p.m. Shabbat Candlelighting; Calendar Deadline,
Jewish Floridian, Sept. 27 edition.
( No time was indicated for the event.)
Alternative Living Project
I Continued from Page 1
pitals or nursing homes
a more appropriate, less
isive level of care did not ex-
ile fact that such resources
fl exist only inspired Berns-
J the Board of Gulf Coast
l Family Service to respond.
ir generating a concept
I of services to be provided
he savings that could be
an educational effort
Ited toward the policy
had to be implemented,
pig night and day, to the
purs of the morning and dur-
he weekends, Green and
ein provided local, state
ktional staff and legislatures
nation on how the Group
I Alternative Living Project
I improve the quality of liv-
hile saving state and federal
Ipite the overwhelming
pee indicating the positive
of this project, many
t raised, and setbacks incur-
lould have frustrated lesser
I During the summer of this
their hard work paid off
ling in the legislative funding
|val of a two year pilot pro-
\ to be duplicated throughout
ate, if proven successful.
rial recognition must also be
to Eddie Hoppe, District
nistrator, Pat Bell, Mary
Grose and other local
Mures who recieved strong
prt from Governor Bob
kam, Secretary David
fee, as well as Paula
tins, Lawton Chiles, Con-
nan Mike Bilirakis, Con-
nan Bill Young and Claude
^r and unanimous support of
legislatures in both the
and the Senate for their
|ical assistance and support.
Coast personnel say the
program will mean
hing like this to the Jewish
>ur bobeleh is 67 years old
"withy except for a fall that
er with a broken hip requir-
daily physical therapy,
ugh she has been living at
with family, the demands of
"y have made that arrange-
impractical. If she's like
ds of other Floridians with
probably end up in a nursing
even though research has
1 that for minor medical pro-
she'll be less healthy there
"I now, as many as one in
People are pat in nursing
homes only because there were no
alternatives. The new Group
Home Alternative Living Plan
demostration project ad-
ministered by Gulf Coast Jewish
Family Service hopes to change
that. The program intends to offer
an intermediate level of care bet-
ween the constant custodial nurs-
ing care of a nursing home and the
Adult Congregate Living
Facilities providing living
facilities for self-sufficient in-
dividuals with little or no health
The Group Home Alternative
Living Project, a non-sectarian
project, intends to offer clients
food service and Kosher meals if
needed, housekeeping, group ac-
tivities, as well as help with
eating, bathing, dressing, groom-
ing and transportation. Nursing
staff would provide "limited
medical supervision" in addition
to regularly scheduled doctor's
visits. Various therapists would be
available based upon specific
needs of clients.
The program will be located in
the landmark Hacienda Hotel -
once the gathering site of movie
stars and songwriters. The Ha-
cienda, at 201 West Main Street,
in New Port Richey, is a 40-room
peach-colored elegant Spanish
stucco facility overlooking Sims
Park and a view of the winding
Cottee River. It is five minutes
from hospital services and down
the street from the library. Many
months of research went into the
site selection to insure a comfor-
table home setting rather than a
hospital-like atmosphere, a
Plans for the immediate future
include the renovation of the
fire/safety systems such as
sprinkler systems and smoke
defectors, the installation of an
elevator and an overall repainting
and refurbishing of the interior
and exterior of the building.
At the present time, if all other
activities remain on schedule, Gulf
Coast Jewish Family Service in-
tends to open the doors of this
new level of care to the public as
of Dec. 31. Special screening pro-
cedures, intended to insure that
an individual is referred to that
level of care which is most ap-
propriate for that individual's
needs, will be conducted by the
CARES unit. The CARES unit is
a special unit operated by HRS
Aging and Adult Services, which
has been conducting this pro-
cedure for over two years for
those who have been referred for
nursing home placement.
As always, Gulf Coast Jewish
Family Service looks forward to
being able to provide this special
service to the community, but it is
going to need your support.
Special needs will include: single
beds, comfortable sitting chairs,
table lamps, wall decorations and
other household items.
Bernstein, executive director,
and Jim Soble, esquire, president,
express their pleasure in the fact
that there have already been some
contacts from the Jewish com-
munity in the north Pinellas area
interested in possible use of the
program for a loved one. The
facility is in close proximity to the
Jewish Community Center of
For further information and the
possibility of being added to the
initial waiting list, please feel free
to contact Donna Rose at
Gulf coast Jewish Family Ser-
vice is a beneficiary agency of the
Jewish Federation of Pinellas
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Menorah Manor To Be Dedicated Sept 8
Beginning Friday evening,
(Sept. 6), three days of celebration
will be held at Menorah Manor,
"Our Home for Jewish Living,"
255 59 Street No., St.
Under the direction of Ruth
Rivkind, Family Shabbot
Chairperson, and her committee,
festivities will begin with a Shab-
bot Dinner to be hosted by Manor
residents for their families.
Maurice Goldblatt will then con-
duct Evening Services beginning
the tradition of holiday and Sab-
bath services to be held in the
Manor's own chapel.
With the cooperation of all
Temples and Synagogues in
Pinellas County, each congrega-
tion will honor the Menorah
Manor Family, either at Friday
evening or Saturday morning ser-
vices followed by an Oneg Shabat.
This portion of the festivities were
coordinated by Sonya Miller and
A most exciting culminating
program has been planned by
Helen Hameroff, General Dedica-
tion Chairperson, and her commit-
tee to include the Dedication
Ceremonies to be held Sunday
afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Con-
gressman Bill Young will be the
keynote speaker for the afternoon
Ted P. Wittner
and installation of officers, board
members, chairman of the board
Ted P. Wittner, and President Ir-
win H. Miller, will be performed
by Murray Jace is, Past President
of the Board.
Ida Michels, president of the
Menorah Manor Guild, is inviting
all interested members of the Sun-
coast area to attend, meet the
residents, Congressman Young,
offer their congratulations to the
officers and enjoy the
refreshments served by members
of the Guild.
Remote Parking will be
available at both the Wittner
Center, 59 Street and 1 Avenue
No., and Congregation B'nai
Israel. Transportation will be
available to the Manor. For ad-
ditonal information call Susan
Tibbetts, administrative assistant,
at (813) 345-2775.
At The Manor
The residence at Menorah
Manor had a special dinner time
treat Aug. 13 when Lillian Brescia
entertained on the accordian. The
dinner hour was filled with a
delightful blend of Jewish music
and old favorites!
Then the Activity Room was
transformed into the image of an
old fashioned ice cream parlor for
a Labor Day Celebration.
For additional information on
future programs contact Renee
Krosner, Activity Director, at
C 1986 BaMnc* ConxMnM Inc
Golda Meir Center News
302 South Jupiter Ave.
ROSH HASH AN A
The Golda Meir Center will host
a Rosh Hashana dinner on Friday,
Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. The menu will
include chicken, matzoh ball soup,
salad, vegetables, wine, dessert
Reservations are required and
must be made by Sept. 6. The cost
is $10 and transportation will be
provided. Harry Schwartz will be
at the Center Monday through
Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to
take your reservations or send a
check (made out to CIRFF) along
with your seating preference to
the Golda Meir Center. 302 S.
Jupiter Ave., Clearwater. FL
The Kosher Congregate Dining
Program is open for lunch daily.
Please make a reservation for
lunch by calling Gloria, 446-4422.
Deal Lets Fatah Leaders Go;
May Return in Three Years
By GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
An unprecedented deal was
worked out over the
weekend between the
Israeli authorities and
Khalil Abu-Ziad, described
as as a senior Fatah leader
in East Jerusalem and
whom the authorities have
been trying to deport since
The deal provides that Abu-
Ziad would leave the country last
week voluntarily for a period of
three years, promising not to
engage in any anti-Israeli ac-
tivities. If he keeps his part of the
arrangement, the authorities com-
mitted themselves to allow him to
return after three years.
ONCE THE agreement was
signed, the authorities cancelled
their deportation order, issued by
Gen. Amnon Shahak, head of the
Military Command. Abu-Ziad, for
his part, took back his appeal to
the High Court of Justice against
the deportation order. He was
also released from his detention
and allowed to meet with his wife
for 48 hours, before leaving for
The authorities maintain that
Abu-Ziad is involved in terrorist
and subversive activities and that
he maintains contact "with people
active in Fatah, both inside and
Congressm.i BUI r
Award at an A0F i
dinner set far Oct .
funds raised at the
establish the Conn,
which will provide
to ORT students ,
outside the administered ter-
ritories. They charge that his East
Jerusalem book store is a meeting
place for Palestine Liberation
Abu-Ziad had served a 10-year
prison sentence for his Fatah ac-
tivities. He was first arrested on
suspicion of Fatah activities in
September, 1979. He was releas-
ed, then rearrested two months
later, charged with heading a ter-
rorist cell, and with receiving and
distributing Fatah funds in the
ABU-ZIAD, who has been
under house arrest since 1982, ap-
pealed the deportation order to
the military review board which
recommended that Shahak recon-
sider his decision to have Abu-
Ziad deported. While the review
board said there was "legal and
justified reason" for the deporta-
tion order, it said there "is
nothing to link him directly with
"Therefore, we recommend that
the Military Commander recon-
sider whether under the cir-
cumstances and considering the
role of the petitioner in Fatah,
deportation is necessary in view of
its extremely drastic and serious
nature." the review board said.
The board's recommendation took
defense officials by surprise in-
asmuch as the Board had until
then been considered a rubber
stamp for the approval of such
decisions by the area commander.
Mr. and Mrs. Gorge Rojas,
Tampa, announce the engage-
ment of their daughter Monica
Lob, to Lewis Fishman, son of
Gladys Fishman and the late Jay
Fishman, Clearwater. Grand-
mother of the bride-elect is Herta
Monica works as an executive
bilingual secretary and Lewis is
working towards a degree in
An April wedding is planned at
Congregation Schaarai Zedek.
The engagement of Patricia
Ann Lambermont and Gary Alan
Fishman has been announced.
The bride-elect is
of Mrs. Jean Coburn"
and Mr. Nestor U
Warren, Ohio. She is
of West Middlesex H
West Middlesex, Pa. 4
Pennsylvania State QL
a business major. She is
Mr. Fishman is the j
Gladys Fishman, CIe
the late Jay Fishman. I
Lakewood, N.J., heisa
ding the National
Fishman intends to
career with Rockwell
tional Industries in
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