Of Pinellas County
e Number 20
St. Petersburg, Florida Friday, October 4. 1985
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Dual CJA, Project Renewal Campaigns Under Way
the needs of Pinellas and Combined Jewish Appeal campaigns
or hpln .pws natinnaHv r
r to answer
r Jews and further help Jews nationally
nationally, the board of directors of
sn Federation of Pinellas County has
bouslv approved dual Project Renewal
[mmitment To Israel's
The action, taken at the board's Sept. 18
meeting, means the Federation board, staff,
volunteers and members will be spearheading
i,. -n> Prmidmt,
i i nformotionj
i through the
i. emphasised tfaair
nt to Israel's Project
aining in a 19M Pre-
t -,u l .mipaign.
; Project Renewal twin
Tel Mond, Israel.
fcraii'-n board Sept. 18
|v voted for Pinellas to
Dta. Naples and the
I Florida communities.
|y Tampa, in assisting
u one of Israel's
nan. Project Renewal
truly to meet with the
volunteers to discuss
erman. a Detroit
lai; .vho HM as an
m Renewal worker.
Renewal is four
i tar old joint
a >rld Jewry and
le social reform.
i joint project
e 650,000 Java
id to Israel from
Asia in the
Immunities came from
j as Yemen and Iraq,
thing from doctors
nd thieves from a
At the time, the State of Israel
was just being formed, Mr- Sher-
man said, and inert- Wl re no
governmental programs sel ip to
help the migrants assimilate nto
the Israeli culture.
Consequently the communities
limply were transplanted to
Israel, but maintained their North
African and Asian culture and
language and, in most cases,
never learned how to assimilate or
ask for Israel's assistance. Their
Israeli communities existed as
islands with inhabitants sinking
"It wasn't like with the Ethio-
pian Jews last year and Project
Moses,'' Mrs. Sherman said,
referring to organized Israeli and
World Jewry efforts (including
the Pinellas Federation) to help
Ethiopian Jews who fled their
country become absorbed into the
Israeli economy and culture.
"We promised them (those now
Project Renewal Jews) help, but
two wars intervened ai
Meanwhile, thej sank ower into
poverty with manj of their
children living on the streets ol
these urban neighborhoods
Incoming prostitutes or involved
in drugs. Their parents had their
Now Israel and World Jewry
are focusing on catching up by
helping those Jews get the help
they need to help themselves.
the annual CJA campaign and the separate
campaign to assist Israel's unique Project
Renewal Campaign at the same time.
Although running concurrently, the campaigns
Campaign '86 Goal: $1,450,000
4 We Really Have No Choice'
"Project Renewal isn't an ongo-
ing program." Mrs. Sherman
said. "It's meant to be over and
done with and net these people ab-
sorbed once and for all."
"It's not just building new
apartments so people who are liv-
ing 12 to 14 together in spaces the
size of our two-car garages can
live. It's fixing up neighborhoods,
providing sewerage, services,
"It's teaching mothers how to
play with toys so they can teach
their children what toys are and
what to do with them.
It's care of the aged. It's
teaching these people Hebrew and
to read and write so they can help
themselves so they can fight for
r iwn rights.
helping the some 200,000
children involved so they can
become the future Golda Meirs
... Menachem Begins so they can
protect their and Israel's rights
and ours as .lews." Mrs. Sherman
Project Renewal Campaign
The Tel Mond Cluster (Pinellas,
Continued on Page 2
A SI,450.000 Combined Jewish
Appeal 1986 campaign goal was
adopted by the Jewish Federation
of Pinellas County's board of '
directors at its September
"As they say in Israel, we really
have no choice," said Federation
president Stanley Newmark, who
is also one of three coordinators
for the 1986 campaign. Board
members Reva Kent and Charles
Rutenberg also serve as '86 cam-
In approving the goal, the board
noted the 1986 goal is simply a
catch-up figure plus modest in-
creases to compensate for infla-
tion and increased local, national
and international needs.
"In 1984, the campaign raised
$1 206,000, but then in 1985, we
detoured and the total raised
dropped to $1,100,000 down
irom the previous year although
the needs had increased,"
"So the board decided to borrow
although at a good interest rate
$100,000 so we would not have
to cut allocations to the
beneficiary agencies." he said.
"Now just to stay even and repay
the loan we would have to raise
$1,300,000 and that would be
keeping everyone at the same per-
"I don't think as a thriving,
growing and exciting Jewish com-
munity, we can afford to let ser-
vices stay where they were,"
Newmark told the board. "New
people are moving in all the time."
Newmark said everyone would
hope that no one in the community
needs financial help, that
everyone is healthy and all the ag-
Continued on Page 2
Stanley Newmark Reva Kent
Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Schick To Chair
Third Annual Golda Meir Dinner
Lnnual Golda Meir
itarian Award Din-
l Thursday evening.
Eckerd Hall. Dr.
pi Schick will chair
6v are assisted by
the Treasury and
nmissioner of the
Mr William Gun-
He recipient of the
Golda Meir Senior Humanitarian
Award. He joins the Hon. Reubm
Askew, former governor of the
State of Florida and Congressman
Claude Pepper as recipients of
A cocktail party was hosted
recently bj Dr. and Mrs. Schick
for the 65 couples who serve on
the dinner committee. This event
was held Sept. 12. at the Bon Ap-
petit. At this time Lisl Schick.
said. "I am very excited about
chairing this spectacular event
and expect this year's turnout to
1* the best yet!"
Lisl Schick thanked the dinner
committee and recognised Tom
Rinde and Marilyn Smith for ac-
cepting the responsibility of
decorations. Mavis Schwartz.
Henry and Rivian Morns for the
If red Schick
I.ila Lawrence and Lisl Schick
coordination of invitations,
Isadora Rutenberg for the menu
and Lila Lawrence for her
assistance in coordinating the
cocktail party and assistance in
chairing the dinner. Reva Kent
was recognized for traditional
guidance for dinner pre-planning
and Charles Rutenberg and Fred
Fisher for arranging the speaker.
Charles Rutenberg has an-
nounced that the Golda Meir
Brochure which will be presented
at the Golda Meir Dinner will in-
clude advertisements from local
businesses. Revenue from the din-
ner and brochure will pay for the
operating expenses of an expand-
ed GoMa Meir Center which
serves more than odd senior
The Brochure/Ad Committee
consists of the following people:
Steve Bragin, Salu Devnani,
Barry Horowitz. Stanley [gal,
Marshall Kent. Reva Kent. Hank
Morris, Enid Newmark, Charles
Rutenberg. Eileen Strumpf,
Herbert Schwartz and Tern
Th......st of the dinner is $125
Continued on Page 5-
Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County/Friday, October 4, 1985
Serious Pun With Math At The Jewish Day School
'Memo From The Presidei
Touching and seeing concrete
objects (manipulatives) are part of
experiencing the world of
mathematics at the Pinellas Coun-
ty Jewish Day School. The Jewish
Day School has acquired a variety
of manipulative materials for
primary mathematics instruction.
These materials complement the
many teacher-made math learning
Among the new materials
adopted are Unifix cubes, number
scales, a simulated supermarket,
number value blocks, and
Cuisinaire rods. In addition,
records, which combine hearing
and movement activities,
stimulate understanding of
number concepts. Catchy tunes
are helping second through fourth
graders memorise addition, sub-
traction, multiplication and divi-
sion facts. Push button number
grids light up with answers to
number fact problems.
Problem solving and critical-
thinking skills are enhanced by
the addition of resource materials
for grades four through seven.
These materials support the many
different computer software pro-
grams being used in these grades.
Students are challenged to
discover relationships between ob-
jects, and to record their
discoveries through representa-
"Mathematics is best learned
through concrete discovery," ac-
cording to Dr. Lenore Kopelovich,
director of General Studies at the
school. "Mathematics is going
shopping for a dozen eggs, and
three pounds of sweet potatoes, or
sharing your granola bar among
five friends. Mathematics is sav-
ing a quarter out of your
allowance to give Zedakah."
"Every child comes to school
with a rich background for
mathematical understanding. This
background is as yet unorganized
in the Child's mind, but it is a rich
resource for a teacher who wishes
to help the child gain a real and
lasting understanding of numbers
and all their varied relationships,"
said Mary Baratta Lorton, early
childhood math educator. Jewish
Day School teachers support this
approach to learning
The Pinellas County Jewish Day
School is a beneficiary of the Com-
bined Appeal of the Jewish
Federation of Pinellas County.
Campaign '86 Goal: $1,450,000
Continued from Page 1
ed have someone to take care of
them. "Unfortunately, it's not
true. We've got to help those peo-
ple who need help," Newmark
Helping and serving Jews is the
role of the Jewish Federation of
Reva Kent explains.
"When we think of Federation,
we think of fund-raising.
However, that is not the role of
Federation's role is assistance.
Federation is helping Jews na-
tionally and worldwide through
the United Jewish Appeal.
Federation is assistance to
Pinellas Jews through local
Jewish groups and organizations.
For instance, in Pinellas,
Federation is the Jewish Day
School, the Jewish Community
Center of Pinellas County, the
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Service
and the Kent Jewish Community
Center. These are the Federa-
tion's beneficiary agencies.
Federation means providing a
multitude of vital human services
from birth and continuing through
every stage of life.
The annual Combined Jewish
Appeal campaigns provide the
"how" for the Federation to
"do." Individual Jews, through
their contributions, provide the
"we" that gives the Federation
"Services are costly," Mrs.
Kent explained. "In order to pro-
vide services for our community
as well as for overseas needs, it is
incumbent upon us to set our
goals high and to use a concerted
effort to reach these goals."
"In Federation, we save lives
and build a nation."
An Alert To The Effects Of Stress
By SHIRLEY SERBELL
At Gulf Coast Jewish Family
Service, we see many people who
are suffering the physical and
psychological consequences of
stress. This is the first of two ar-
ticles discussing stress and ways
in which one can cope with it.
Stress is part of everyday life.
Burning the supper, living with
divorce, hosting a party, receiving
a promotion, moving, losing a
child, going on vacation, living
alone. Stress is a fact of life.
Stress is not the pressure from
the outside the divorce, the
burned supper, the vacation, etc.
Those are stressors.
Your response to those situa-
tions constitutes stress. Some
stress is good. Everyone needs
stress sometimes. Fighting for
your rights, preparing for the
holidays, making it through a
crisis, walking into a room full of
strangers, all demand the stimula-
tion of positive stress. Stress can
pump you up, give you energy,
supply a zest for living.
But. stress can also become
destructive. It can turn into
distress. We recognize the stress
of divorce or the death of a child,
but distress can also come from
less traumatic events such as
fighting with someone you love,
Shirley Serbell. ACSW
expecting too much of yourself,
turning every little setback into a
crisis. Stress is like spice in the
right proportion it enhances the
flavor of a dish. Too little pro-
duces a bland, dull meal, too much
may choke you. Everyone has an
appropriate level of stress. The
trick is to find it.
How will you know when stress
becomes distress? There are
physical symptoms such as a tight
throat, sweaty palms, an aching
head, fatigue, nausea, diarrhea, a
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert I. Sirota
of St. Petersburg Beach have an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Robin Joy, to Sanford
Gregg Lechner. He is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lechner of
9 Coral Springs.
Sanford. a graduate of Florida
Southern College, is public rela-
tions director of Musicians Club of
America in Lakeland. Robin cur-
rently attends Florida Southern
A Dec. 15 wedding is planned at
Congregation B'nai Israel in St
vague uneasiness. Your weight
may go up or down dramatically.
Your sleep patterns change. Your
personal relationships may no
longer be satisfying. You may feel
more tired, depressed, frustrated
or restless than usual. All these
may suggest that you are ex-
periencing too much or too little
stress. Generally, you'll know
The results of ignoring Street
can be physical and or emotional.
Stress has been found to be
related to certain physical
ailments Buch as headaches,
ulcers, arthriti>. diarrhea
ima. heart problems, sexual
problems, circulatory problems,
muscle tension and other.- Street
may result in anxiety, anger,
depression or guilt.
It appears clear that it is
necessary to reduce the stress in
one's life, not only for the greater
enjoyment of life, but also as a
way to participate in creating a
There are techniques one can
learn to use to reduce stress which
can be effective if used regularly.
Stress reduction takes effort but
it is an effort well worth it for
your physical and emotional well
being. In a subsequent article en-
titled "Techniques for Dealing
with Stress," suggestions for
stress management will be
Of all the social programs born
of the partnership between world
Jewry and the Jews of Israel,
none has generated more excite-
ment than Project Renewal.
It has been called "the single
most important program in Israel
today." Project Renewal attempts
to remove one of the last barriers
to a just and equitable society in
the Jewish Homeland.
Project Renewal is a com-
prehensive program that pairs an
American Jewish community with
a twinned Israeli neighborhood.
Our community is Tel Mond. This
is a town of 4,000 people located
northeast of Tel Aviv.
I was fortunate to visit Tel
Mond and meet with the mayor,
city council and hundreds of
residents. This is a town of Asian
and African Jews who came to
Israel in the late 1940s and early
'50s. These people need help
they need it desperately.
There is a lack of recreational
and social facilities in Tel Mond. It
is believed that this has created a
disproportionately high incidence
of psychological problems. This is
particularly noticeable among the
youth. The youth of Tel Mond are
not proud of their town. They
didn't invite friends because
"they don't have facilities their
friends will enjoy."
Tel Mond needs a community
center, day-care centers, youth
clubs, a library and much more.
Diaspora Jewry has accepted
the responsibility and is raising
funds from American Jews,
through UJA and Jewish com-
munities throughout the world.
Project Renewal is based firmly
on the principle of grassroots par-
ticipatory democracy. Involve-
ment of the Tel Mond residents is
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a basic "must" if the pr,
to succeed. Residents must
learn the skills necessary to a
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The impact of Project .*
is staggering. Today more
300,000 people throughout ]
and directly involved in Pi
Renewal programs. Before
project is completed, 20 perce
the population of Israel win I
been affected by it.
Almost 20.000 Jews faj
over the world have visited tk
Renewal neighborhoods smwl
conception of the Project
summer alone, close to 500 yt-
people did volunteer serviW"!'
their twinned neighborhoodi ^
Project Renewal works, lib
much else in Israeli life J
history; Israelis are leamiiyl
doing and making the
pay off in practical
If you have any comment*, j
terest and/or desires, please i
tact me through the ft
office at 446-1033.
President. Jewish Fe
of Pinellas I
Pinellas Endorses Project Ren<
Continued from Page 1
Sarasota, Naples and unfederated
communities) have set a
S2.000.000 ml f,,r their part in
the Project Renewal program.
Pinellas Project Renewal chair
man Herb Schwartz, who chairs
the committee for the Jewish
Federation of Pinellas County,
said Pinellas' portion of the
overall Tel Mond goal il a total
"We want to gel ; Ii
year and have then paid off I
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audienr'"heated from left to right. Barry
i mrraff general chairman of the Alpert, Congressman Bill Young, Ted Witt-
' Manor dedication week-end greets 1^r-,and ." Miller- (Photo: Audrey
Admiring the Founding Board plague are (left to right) Dr.
Philip Benjamin. Irwin Miller. Leonard Seligman. and Thelma
Rothman. (Photo: Audrey Haubenstock)
YirM-ur. executive director, thanks the
MdtM Board of Directors. (Left to right)
Marqer, Rouben Harprin. Murray
Jacobs. Philip Benjamin, and Don Silverberg.
(Photo: Audrey Haubenstock)
Four generations celebrate the acceptance of the Torah scroll by
Leon Haliczer, his daughter, (bending over) Marilyn Benjamin,
grandchildren, Jan and Craig Sher, and his great-
granddaughter, Jessica Sher. (Photo: Audrey Haubenstock)
ri SimovUx hugs dad. Joe
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\wtrey HaubtnUock) mi n 8idmta (photo8. Audn y Haubenstock)
Helen Hamerojf. Marilyn Weissman, Fanny Marks, and Rose
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K d VinOCUr holds the
microphone as Goldie Schuster
recites the Hamotzi. (Photo:
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Volunteer Guild. (Photo:
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County/Friday, October 4, 1985
Kent Jewish Community Center News Golda Meir Center New;
302 South Jupiter Ave.
KENT JCC HIRES
The Kent Jewish Community
Center has hired Caryn Perkins as
its first program coordinator.
Freeman, president of the center,
Caryn who has already begun
her responsibilites at the Kent
JCC worked previously as Youth
Director at Congregation Kol Ami
in Tampa and served as an advisor
to a Bnai Brith Girls Group in
Caryn has a BA degree in
Criminal Justice and a Masters in
Guidance and Counseling from the
University of South Florida. Her
primary responsibilities at the
Kent JCC will include developing
programs in the childrens and
youth areas, such as After-School
programs, Youth lounges and
groups, holiday programs and
Caryn currently lives in Tampa
and has a 13-year-old daughter.
The Kent Jewish Community
Center has planned Youth Council
meetings for the evenings of
Wednesday, Oct. 9 and Thursday,
Oct. 10 at the new Kent JCC.
The meeting will give youths the
opportunity to plan trips, over-
nights and activities for the up-
The meetings will be held from 6
and 7:30 p.m. and the Center will
provide pizza for dinner.
The meeting on Wednesday,
Oct. 9 will be for 6th, 7th and 8th
graders. The meeting on Thurs-
day, Oct. 10 will be for 9th-12th
Please let the Kent JCC know
you will be coming by calling
Caryn Perkins at 736-1494.
DRAMA GROUP FORMING
A Young Adult Group is form-
ing at the Kent Jewish Communi-
ty Center. Classes will be given in
acting techniques and character
development and will be taught by
Saul Caplan, a professional actor
with many roles to his credit.
The group will meet on
Thursdays, beginning Oct. 10
from 7:30-9 p.m. and is open to
If you are interested in the
group, please call Program Coor-
dinator Caryn Perkins at
ADULT DRAMA GROUP
READIES FIRST SHOW
The Kent Jewish Community
Center Adult Drama Group is
already preparing for their first
major production, but additional
participants are needed. If you
have experience or interest in
scene design, set construction,
lighting or acting, call Saul Caplan
796-8707. Exact dates of casting
will be announced soon.
T-BALL CLASS PLANNED
The Kent Jewish Community
Center is planning a T-Ball class
beginning Monday, Oct. 14 at
1955 Virginia St. Boys and girls in
grades K-5 are invited to lay T
Ball from 4 to 5 p.m. on Mondays.
Learn to play a modified version
$10 for members and $15 for
non-members. Advanced registra-
tion is necessary. Contact Caryn
Perkins at 736-1494.
SAMPLER CLASS PLANNED
The Kent Jewish Community
Center has planned a Crafts
Sampler Class for adults beginn-
ing Thursday, Oct. 17, according
to David Seidenberg. director of
The class which will be held at
the new Kent Jewish Community
Center will be an introduction to a
variety of crafts, including stencil-
ing, punched metal, candlewick-
ing, quilling and fabric picture
frame. The emphasis will be on
learning basic techniques and
completely finishing small pro-
jects. Participants will have an op-
portunity to create their own holi-
The class will be held on six con
secutive Thursdays from
7:30-9:30 p.m. Fee for the class is
$30 for KJCC members and $40
for non-members plus a supply
fee. The instructor is Kathy
Sampson, Master of Fine Arts.
There's no school on Friday,
Oct. 18 and the Kent Jewish Com-
munity Center has an exciting day
planned. Meet at the KJCC, 1955
Virginia St. at 9 a.m. for activities
in the morning and then skate the
afternoon away at the roller-
skating rink! Bring dairy lunch
and a drink, and spend a fun day
Pick up at 4 p.m. Advanced
registration is necessary. The fee
is $12 for members and $15 for
KENT JCC PLANS
"ME AND MY DADDY"
The Kent Jewish Community
Center is planned a "Me and My
Daddy" Program for children
ages 3-5 and their fathers for Sun-
day, Oct. 20 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
at the Kent JCC.
Activities will include arts and
crafts projects, games, songs
refreshments and much more. The
children and their daddys will
have an opportunity to spend a
morning together involved in fun
Fee for the morning is $3 per
father-child pair plus $1.50 for
each additional child. Advance
registration is necessary.
For more information, please
call Caryn Perkins at 736-1494.
TO BE HELD
An SAT Preparation Course
has been planned by the Kent
Jewish Community Center, accor-
ding to Caryn Perkins, program
The class will be offered on six
Thursday evenings, beginning
Oct. 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. and will
be held at the new Kent JCC at
the intersection of Virginia Street
and Hercules Avenue.
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 SAT
course will help prepare students
for the December examination
and examinations to be held in the
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
The Kent Jewish Community
Center is a beneficiary agency of
the Jewish Federation of Pinellas
Jewish War Veterans Gulf Coast Council Meeting in Port Rickey
(left to right, back row) Commander Morris Bengis, Post 505;
Commander Ben Wisotzky, Post iU6; Past Commander Joseph
Stern, Post U09. (Front row, left to right) President Jean Simon.
Aux. 505; Gulf Coast Counties Council President Ruth Eiseman;
President Minnie Posner, Aux. S7S.
German Publisher Springer Dead
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Mayor Teddy Kollek said Sept. 23
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magnate Axel Springer who died
Sept. 22 in West Berlin at the age
Kollek said he had also lost a
personal friend whom he had
known for more than 20 years.
Springer regarded Jerusalem as
his second home, Kollek said. He
owned a house on King David
Street. Kollek recalled that Spr-
inger used to come to Israel at her
most difficult times, such as the
first days of the Six-Day War and
the Yom Kippur War.
He used to defend the case of
Israel in every form and every
forum. He was a central fighter
gainst the supply of German
;irms to the Arab countries. He
did his utmost to prevent the Sal*
of Leopard tanks to Arab arm.
There was not one Speech ill which
he failed to mention Jerusalem.
NEW COURSES OFFERED
AT GOLDA MEIR CENTER
Oil Painting Workshop:
Designed to introduce painting
in oil colors. Emphasis mixing
paint, handling the brush and the
problem of varying degrees of
mechanical techniques. Instructor
Sharon Evans. Classes begin the
first Monday of November and the
first Thursday of November. The
fee is $5.
Designed for those who have
knowledge of the language but
may not have used the language
for many years. Course will
feature a review of the accepted
pronunciation and grammar.
Reading and writing will be em-
phasized and studies in literature
introduced. Instructor Miriam
Weisbord. Classes begin Wednes-
day, Oct. 9. The fee is $5.
Enjoy excerpts from our
precious Yiddish literature in the
original. Even though there are
English translations of some, the
original often has an "andera
tarn." Instructor Miriam
Weisbord. Fee $5. Classes from
Oct. 9. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to
For those with a basic
knowledge of Yiddish who want to
practice and improve their speak-
ing ability. Instructor Bernard
Panush. Fee $5. Thursdays, from
Oct. 10. 10 a.m.
For students with an advanced
knowledge of Hebrew. Emphasis
on speaking and grammar. In-
structor Channa Avidor. Fee $30.
Class starts Monday, Oct. 14. 9:30
a.m. to noon.
Prescription for Health:
Designed U> familiarize par-
ticipants with the essential factors
in attaining health and fitness,
with emphasis on proper nutri-
tion, aerobic exercise and
methods to avoid toxic
substances. Topics include
longevity risk factors, the role of
fiber, blood-fat levels, diets and
vitamins. Instructor Dr. Laaley.
Starting date will be Monday, Oct.
14 at 3 p.m. Fee $5.
Basic techniques of canvaswork.
The student will learn more than
20 stitches and will work with a
wide variety of threads. For the
first meeting please bring
notebook, pen and scissors. Ap-
proximate cost of supplies $20. In-
structor Marsha Summers. Class
began Oct. 2. 10 a.m. to noon. Fee
Music and Art Appreciation:
Survey of music and art
through the centuries from Greek
to modern times. The textbook
Civilization by Kenneth Clark will
be used. Instructor Gwen
Cohenour. Fee $5. Class started
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 1 to 3 p.m.
For anyone interested in group
dancing, group interaction
some good-time fun. Wei
- 11a.m. with Mildred and
ADVENT! RE TRIP
TO ST. Al GLSTINE
Join us for a fun-filled tJ
trip to St. Augustine on Tu
Dec. 3 and W<-mesdav. U
We will leave from the Goldil
Center at 8 a.m. the first stop!
be the Victory 11 sighteeeiwl
for a cruise on the inland
way. Then off to the Holiday]
before going to the Alhambrif
The next day we win
breakfast at the Holiday I-
be picked up by the St. Aukian
sightseeing train for a tour of]
city. Visit the attractions onjl
own, then we will board thek
return home and stop for ds
along the way.
The cost is $ 129 which u,,
round trip transportation a]
baggage handling, tu,
gratuities, breakfast, dinner, j
nershow. Victory 11, and i
sightseeing tour of the city.
All money is due 35 days |
to the trip. For more inform.
or reservations call Ellen a I
Golda Meir Center at 461-1
Need a vacation or just i
relax? Retreat with ml
Chinsegut Hill in Brooksvmi
two days on Tuesday. Oct 22i
Wednesday. Oct. 23 and ret
Thursday morning Oct. 24.
The cost is $80 per person
payment is due by Wedned
Oct. 9. Make checks payaUe|
Golda Meir Center.
GOLDA MEIR ft.-
LIBRARY IS EXPANI
Pardon our dust we'rtl
panding the library. Whal
library has beer completed,]
will be more servicei anf
Besides an enlarged Jl
department, tapes, talking I
and A-V material will be in
in our circulation
To aid in our task of pron
more for The Golda MeirCe
patrons, more volunteer lib
are needed If you are inn
in being of service, please'
A group of men and aosa|
meet once each week between
hours of land 2 p.m. in the""
lounge of the (lolda Meiris
to discuss adjustment to WM
single person Topics rebjfl
living alone, building selMJ
and rebuilding a new hie ra-
the focus of th.s support r"
The first meeting wiu tl
on Thursday. Oct- ". *\
This group will be led I
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American Jewish Congress
Criticizes Turlington Decision
he American Jewish Congress
Umi issue with Florida Com-
f o( Education Ralph
Lion's Vision not to re-
. immediate compliance with
fc-nt U S Supreme Court rul-
EL federal funds for remedial
ruction can no longer be spent
rochial school campuses.
imrlington appears to be giv-
Ischool districts a blanket one
I extension on implemenUtion
[the ruling." said Norma
Lvitz president of the
Lican .k-wish Congress,
least Region. "He neither
ges complacency nor en-
-tfiington said he made the
ton not to withdraw approval
Tjstnct Chapter I applications
Include providing services on
premises of religiously-
igted schools l>ecause many of
. applications had been sub-
j prior to the Supreme
-t's July decision.
In order to provide for ap-
riate planning and a com-
jense transition in implemen-
the Supreme Court's deci-
Turlington said, "the
nent of Education will sup
t districts which elect to con-
ie to serve children on the
nises of religiously affiliated
HQm 3 '
schools for the 1985-86 school
He added that should any
district decision later result in an
adverse finding by another agen
cy. he would support the school
"Commissioner Turlington's ac-
tions are in sharp contrast to
those of the Dade County Public-
Schools, which are attempting to
correct any of its existing viola-
tions within one month," Orovitz
"If Dade. the state's largest and
most complex system is attemp-
ting to rectify the problem in one
month; why shouldn't the Com-
missioner ask other districts to try
and do the same or at least explain
why they cannot?" Orovitz
The Supreme Court decision left
in place the statutory requirement
that Chapter I services must be
provided to eligible private school
children on an equitable basis.
Chapter 1 funds are provided to
local school districts to design pro-
grams which meet the educational
needs of underprivileged children
in both the public and private
schools within the district. Ser-
vices to eligible private school
children are to be developed in
consultation with private school
The high court's decision affects
alwut 3,200 students in 24 school
districts in Florida.
Friday, October^ 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County Page 5
Dr. Strange To Speak
On Israel Dig At
Congregation B'nai Israel
The Jews of Hope
By Martin Gilbert
Reviewed by Louise Ressler
Martin Gilbert went to the
Soviet Union in 1983 to see for
himself the true situation of the
"refuseniks." More than 10,000
Jews in Russia have applied for
emigration permits and have been
rejected with various trumped-up
reasons of "security risks." Some
are given no explanation what-
soever, and told NOT to re-apply.
But they remain undaunted.
Todd Behar, son of Dr.
|Mrs. Raymond Behar will be
I to the Torah as a Bar Mitz-
|on Oct. f, at Temple Ahavat
? celebrant is a student in the
pie Ahavat Shalom religious
ol and is active in the Junior
Group there. Jordan at-
ol where he is in the eighth
l- He is a member of the
Club and Builders Club.
obies include tennis and
and Mrs Behar will host a
ton on Oct. 5 in the Great
of Ruth Eckerd Hall.
guests will include Jor-
grandparents, Mr. E.
* and Dr. and Mrs. Jack
Also attending will be
and uncles. Dr. and Mrs. H.
urom Pennsylvania and Dr.
* V. Behar from North
MONTEVIDEO (JTA) The
celebration of Rosh Hashanah in
Montevideo had a very significant
impact in the general population
of Uruguay, thanks to the in-
itiative of B'nai B'rith in this
Alfredo Neuburger. B'nai B'rith
International's director for South
America, reported that three
special programs on the
significance of Jewish New Year
were aired by three of the four
The programs included a
presentation by Vito Atijas. ac-
ting president of the Uruguayan
district of B'nai B'rith. and
Eduardo Kohn. executive direc-
tor; greetings by the Israeli Am-
bassador in Uruguay. Dr. Mana-
jem Carmi; and films showing
Jewish life in Israel and the
Continued from Page 1
per plate. Reservations can be
made by calling Mrs. Lila
Lawrence at 461-0222 or by sen
ding a check payable to The Golda
Meir Center, 302 So. Jupiter Ave..
Clearwater. FL. 33515. Transpor
Ution for this event will be provid-
ed upon request.
Gilbert is an accurate historian
and he blends the history of the
age-old persecution of Russian
Jews with these personal accounts
and memoirs of the refuseniks
whom he interviewed.
He highlights the reawakening
of Jewish identity that took place
in Russia after the Arab-Israeli
war in 1967, and the upsurge of
Russian anti-Semitism and
government, retaliation. As the
many applications for emigration
were made, the government dis-
qualified the requests and took
stringent reprisals. Many were
under the watchful eye of the
KGB, and were dismissed from
work and in constant danger and
often arrested. In these "false ar-
rests." Gilbert describes the
sentences, long prison terms or
exile to labor camps.
Through his interviews. Gilbert
developed some friendships with
these underground refuseniks and
made a solemn promise to spread
their message to the world.
The Jews of Hope is his answer.
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30
p.m., the Adult Studies Commis-
sion of Congregation B'nai Israel
will hold Registration for its Col-
lege of Jewish Studies. And at 8
p.m.. our "Kick Off lecture will
be held in the Sanctuary. Our
guest speaker will be Dr. James
Strange, Dean of the College of
Arts and Letters at the University
of South Florida. His topic will be
The Excavations at Ancient Sep-
phoris, a Talmudic capital.
Dr. Strange, who is also a pro-
fessor in the Department of
Religious Studies at the Universi-
ty of South Florida, came from
Texas, where he recieved his BA
from Rice University. He earned a
Master of Divinity in Teaching
and Research in Religion from
Yale Divinity School. He then
went on to earn his PhD in New
Testament Studies at Drew
University. In 1970 he and his
family lived in Jerusalem for a
year while he completed his post-
doctoral fellowship at the W.F.
Albright Institute for Ar-
Dr. Strange shares his interest
in archaeology with a passion for
computers. He has introduced the
microcomputer to field ar-
chaeology in the Middle East
enabling archaeologists to enter
and analyze pottery and artifact
Throughout the years Dr.
Strange has received worldwide
recognition for his teaching and
research. He has also co-authored
three books and is presently the
director and curator of a project
to build a "living museum" in
Having just returned from ex-
ploring synagogue excavations in
Israel this summer, Dr. Strange
promises to give us all an en-
joyable and interesting evening.
Please join us on Wednesday, Oct.
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Congregations, Organizations Events
MIX AND MINGLES
Join the Tampa Bay Jewish
Singles Council on Oct. 20, from
7:30 to midnight at the Bombay
Bicycle Club. 2721 Gulf to Bay,
(Clearwater Mall) for dancing,
mixing and mingling. The Bombay
Bicycle Club will be open only for
the TBJS's for the evening. A DJ
will be provided for your listening
and dancing pleasure.
Cost: $5 admission and cash bar.
For more information call: Sandy
at 797-3635 (Pinellas) or Eva at
A rare musical event will take
place on Oct. 27 at 8:15 p.m. in
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
in Sarasota, when the Gloria
Musicae professional chamber
chorus will present a performance
of Ernest Bloch's "Sacred Ser-
vice*' (Avodath Hakodesh).
The "Sacred Service" is the
first large scale choral work by a
noted composer to set to music
the Sabbath morning service ac-
cording to the liturgy of the Union
Prayer Book as used by American
Jewish congregations. First per-
formed in 1933, it is a milestone in
Rabbi Max Roth of Temple Beth
Sholom, Sarasota, has graciously
consented to act as the Narrator
for this special performance that
is dedicated to the memory of Dr.
Samuel Traeger, noted Longboat
Key civic leader and a friend of
the Gloria Musicae ensemble.
The baritone soloist for this con-
cert is Peter Schwender of
Venice. Born in Stuttgart, Ger-
many and trained in the Stuttgart
Conservatory and Opera School,
Mr. Schwender has performed
leading roles throughout Germany
and other European opera houses
as well as in the United States and
the Far East. He is a noted soloist
throughout Florida's Suncoast.
The Gloria Muscae chorus is
composed of classically trained
singers, many of whom have
graduate degrees in music, and is
under the baton of Dr. Stephen
Hodge of the University of South
Florida in Tampa. The group is a
member of the Association of Pro-
fessional Vocal Ensembles.
This marks the first time that a
choral organization has presented
a performance of this glorious and
inspirational Hebrew work in a
major public concert hall in the
Tampa Bay area.
In addition to the "Sacred Ser-
vice.*' Benjamin Karp. principal
cellist for the Florida West Coast
Symphony, will play the "Kol
Nidre." Also on the program is a
Brahms motet "0 Heiland Reis
Die Himmel Auf and the very
popular paean to music, "Hymn to
St. Cecilia" by Benjamin Britten.
Tickets are $10 and $7.50,
reserved seating, and are now
available by mail from Gloria
Musicae, P.O. Box No. 2616,
Sarasota, FL 33578. Please in-
clude a stamped, self-addressed
envelope. For further information
call 366-3275 or 383-1901 (area
Hadassah "2002" is a nationally
sponsored campaign that is
designed to reach out to the
thousands of unaffiliated women
in Florida to invite them to learn
about our organization and to in-
tergrate them into existing
chapters and groups.
The campaign is called "2002"
because it denotes the future. In
order to meet the increasing
challenges of today and the world
of tomorrow, Hadassah must
grow. The state of Florida was
chosen for this pilot project
because there is a tremendous
membership potential here.
The first coffee will be held on
Thursday, Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. For
further information, call
TEMPLE BETH EL
The Sisterhood of Temple Beth
El has embarked on the '85-'86
One major project is Cradle
Roll. This program enrolls pre-
schoolers, ages 1-5, and maintains
a periodic contact with a child
through participation in holiday
celebrations, thus preparing the
little folks for a successful
Religious School experience.
The paid-up membership lun-
cheon is scheduled for Monday,
Registration for Hebrew High
School took place on Wednesday.
Oct. 2 at the home of Rabbi and
Mrs. Jacob Luski at their annual
USY-Hebrew High Sukkot din-
ner. Hebrew High school classes
begin Oct. 9, and will continue on
Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9
p.m. Classes will include "To Live
as a Jew." Rabbi Jacob Luski, in-
structor: "Nine Questions Jews
Ask." Diane Silbiger, instructor;
"Pirkey Avot: Ethics of the
Fathers." William Hirsch. in-
structor: "Torah Beyond the
Written Word, Mark Good-
friend, instructor; and "Torah
Reading Skills," Cantor Irving
Zummer. instructor. Hebrew
High School is open to any and all
Jewish high school students. Call
Rabbi Luski at 381-4900 for fur-
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Hoi Hamoed Sukkot
Congregation B'nai Israel of St.
Petersburg will be holding Con-
secration during Shabbat Hoi
Hamoed Sukkot, Saturday, Oct. 5.
which will be followed by a lun-
cheon with the Consecrants and
their families. Rabbi Luski, Can-
tor Zummer, and teachers Mona
Goldfield, Tova Kedar. and Itzhak
Consecration will include Con-
gregation B'nai Israel students
who are beginning their formal
Jewish education. This includes
the Alef Class students of the
Pauline Rivkind Talmud Torah as
well as the first grade students of
the Pinellas Jewish Day School.
Youth Director Mark Good
friend announces the following
new officers for the 1985-86 year
for USY (United Synagogue
Youth) and Kadima. They are:
USY Kevin Kay, president;
Laurie Phillips, executive vice
president; Jay Green, fund raising
vice president; Steve Seder and
Gloria Weissler, religious vice
presidents; Ellen Hanken, recor-
ding secretary; Kerry Chausmer,
corresponding secretary; and
Aaron Grau, treasurer.
Kadima Jody Pearlstein,
president; Boaz Kedar, vice presi-
dent; David Hirsch, treasurer;
Aaron Chausmer, corresponding
secretary; and Sonya Saskin,
For further information about
USY (grades 9-12), Kadima
(grades 7 and 8), and Maccabees
(grades 5 and 6) please call Mark
Goodfriend at 381-4900.
Sukkot Service Schedule
Sunday, Oct. 6 Hoshanah
Rabah service. 9 a.m.; Shemini
Atzeret services. 7 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 7 Shemini
Atzeret morning services
begins 9 a.m. and will include the
Yizkor Memorial service
Simhat Torah evening service
Minha and Maariv. 6:30 p.m.;
Torah processions. 6:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 8 Simhat Torah
morning service. 9 a.m. Minha.
and Conclusion of Yom Tov. 7
There will !* a Kiddltth in the
Sukkah following each service
Lunch With The Rabbi
"Lunch With the Rabbi" will
resume on Wednesday. Oct. H. at
noon, at Jo-El's Specialty Foods.
2619 23rd Ave. N. Call the
Synagogue office at 881-4900 for
Singles To Host Party
Singles will host "An Evening
Under the Stars'' consisting of
Havdala service, followed by
Israeli dancing, singing ami
refreshments, Saturday, Oct. 19,
at 7:30 p.m.. at Congregation
B'nai Israel, 301-59th Street N.
St Petersburg. 88 per person
Call 381-4900 for further informa-
tion. All Tampa Kay area Jewish
To Promote M in van
"Be a Minyan-aire" is a new-
fellowship program sponsored by
the Mitzvah Men's Club for the
year 5746. The purpose is to offer
religious brotherhood and enlarge
the existing Daily Minyan at Con-
gregation B'nai Israel the only
synagogue in Pinellas County to
offer a morning and an evening
Minyan every day of the week.
Moe Herman is the Minyan
Coordinator and for more infnr
mation about our program, or
about the Daily Minyan, you may
call or write the Synagogue office.
The first brunch of the year
5746 is planned for Sunday, Nov.
3. An interesting menu is being
planned by our Chefs Leon
Glassman and Lou Mellitz. The
program is being organized by Dr.
The JCC of Pinellas County
Senior Friendship Club is plann-
ing a four day, three night Key
West vacation on Nov. 11-14. The
group will board their chartered
bus at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 11 and
travel to Fort Lauderdale where
they will enjoy a dinner cruise on
the "Jungle Queen."
The following day. the Friend-
ship Club will be off to Key West,
where several optional sightsee-
ing tours are available. The third
night will be spent in Jupiter,
home of the "Burt Reynold Din-
ner Theater." The tour will in-
clude dinner and a show at the
The travelers will return to the
JCC from this truly great adven-
ture on Nov. 14. Make plans now
to include this vacation in your fall
plans. For information or reserva-
tions, call Irving Silverman at
WOMEN'S AMERICAN ORT
To Hold Hanukkah Fair
The St. Petersburg Evening
Chapter of Women's American
ORT will hold its annual Hanuk-
kah Shopping Fair 7:30 p.m. on
Oct. 10 at the Links Clubhouse.
Since this meeting will be held
during the week ORT's newest
school Los Angeles ORT
Technical Institute (LAOTI) -
opens, proceeds from the fair will
be put toward the school. A
ribbon-cutting ceremony will also
be conducted that evening
dedicating ORT's second post-
secondary institution in the
Businesses participating in tne
fair will be: Madeira Beach Book
Nook; personalized gifts and sta-
tionery from Ruth Cohen of "The
Write Person"; silk flower ar-
rangements by Sandy Fitzgerald;
jewelry and imports from Lisa
Einstein-Vernick; and unusual
laby gift items from "Baby and
lie,' Clearwater. Others include
screen-painted infants and
children's t shirts; educational
children's toys; and possibly a
custom framing business
Guests are welcome. If in-
terested, contact Pati Gross at
2436, or Carol Piper at
881 0708. They will be happy to
arrange transportation with a
chapter member it needed
TEMPLE B'NAI ISRAEL
17 To Be Consecrated
On Friday. Oct. 4, 17
kindergarten students of Temple
B'nai Israel Religious School will
be consecrated in the
Prior to the servw I
secrants and their fami,"''
joy a Shabbat dinner
At the service, to which,
tire community is feafc
children will pr.Vlaim theOi
Tor2>d ^ r I
Preparing the children fj
important life t.vcle n
their teacher. Reriee L, B*
and the Director of u,
Zena W. Sulkes. **
The children are: Laniel
Robin Cohen. Lucy Den
Gina Elfenbein, Jody Fri.
Jennifer Goodman, >au|
Jordan Hausman. Miclm
Michael Kalin, zj?,
Nicholas Lovett, Adam'*
Brian Roth. St.v-nR.Rul|
Angela Schrift, and
Pinellas County is ,
Belcher Road in .1
south of Tempi,. B'nai Is
east Bay Drive \\\. ^.
friends to be extremely J
this area. During our ..
School hour- Sundays?
a.m.-12 noon. Monday! ,
Tuesdays. 4:30-6. the Tea*
engaged Pinellas County Shb
Officers for traffic coiitni]
important for the children'il
your safety to heed their,
tions and obey the laws.
BRANDS IS WOMEN
The Brandeis University L
tional Women's Committal
Petersburg Chapter is _
Study Group and Special 1b
Showcase for prosper
members on (k-t. 7 at 12:30J
at the South Pasadena City I
Hibiscus Room, 7047
DriveS. The cost of the I
is $2. Make reservation!
Rose Jaffe, 864-3197 or
At this Stud) iiroup-Sh
we will introduce you to ow|
thcoming Study Groi
Backstage Tl e Drama in
Family; The Genre of the r
Story; Public Issues. t
Lives: Conten porary NovAl
Women: Museum Hoppt
Women and F incei -
Events; and !;' fleti
Our Inter.-' GrOUpl !
Kgg Tempera, Oil Paind
Waterco >ket Wesf
For more ii: rmatBfJ|
contact Doreni Hen at
and she will be happy to I
any questions you haverq
"Study Croup.-" or
Continued on PttM
TEMPLE BETH EL Reform
400 S. I'utdru Ae.. St. Petersburg 33707 Kbbi lr S ^Ami*'
Ereaiac Sabbat* Ser>ice. 8 p.m.. Saturday Morning s,bhl!> Ber*l
Kar Bat Mitxvah Service 11 a.m. Tel. 347-613*
CoBfTet-atioa BETH SHOLOM-Coaaerrative
1844 S4 St.. S.. I.ulfport 33707 Rabbi Urael l)orkin Srnirei: '
at 8 p.m.: Saturday. 9 a.m. Tel. 321-3380. 8(4-4297
< ongregation B'NAI ISRAEL-Coaaervative
301 59 St.. N.. St. Peterabarf 33710 Rabbi Jacob I.u.ki **g
Sabbath Service: Friday eveaiag 8 p.m. Saturday. : ""0"fl*
a.ai.. Sunday a.ai.; aad exeaiac Minyan Tel. 381-4900
Congregation BETH i lH|.i,Mlfrn ^^
8400 125 St. N.. Seminole 33542 Rabbi 3tuart Berman Sabbat* Sen*
day eveniaga 8 a.ai.; Saturday. 9:3 a.ai. Tel. 393-5525.
< "ngregatiou BETH SHALOM-Coamtrxatixe.
1325 S. Belcher Rd.. ClaarwaUr 3351. Rabbi Kenneth "lom*2L,t
Serrieee: Friday evening : Saturday t a.ai.; Sunday moraiaf.
TEMPLE B'NAI ISRAEL-Reform
ICftS 8. Belcher Be.. ClaarwaUr 33518 Babbi Arthur aJJJC
rieaa: Friday evening at 8 a.av: Saturday 10:30 a.av Tel 531-*
TEMPLE AHAV AT SHALOM Reform ^,
P.O. Box 1178. O.nedin 33828 1576 Curtaw Rd.. PJ" "l'^L811.
Jaa Breeky Sabbath Serrieee: Friday eveaiag 8 p.m. Tel '
GULF COAST SOCIETY FOB HUMANISTIC JUDAISM
Monthly maataaga Adult Education Call 797-3224 for infonuaO-
P.O. Box 14X8. Largo. 34294-1428 Tat. 884-7758. R">* BmW
Friday, October 4, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County Page 7
,'_ Candlelighting 6:66 p.m.
it. Ort- 5
. American ORT, Evening Chapter, evening of din
ntprtainment (bellydancers) at Zorba's Greek
, Tarw.il Springs. Cost: $25. Reservations. Stacy
1431 Mays and evenings), Susan Benjamin. 796-3597
d v Sineles group, visit Kissimmee's medieval dining
Smstion. leave by bus at 4 p.m. Total cost. $29 per
rhiM 2PiL^tefe 10 am &*"P membership lun-
cheon (covered dish), 2001 80th St. N.. St. Petersburg. Speaker,
SH^tow?&Americ" Ste*e C^Pany art^Uc director
HE J^*101^ Theater How Far Off Broadway Are We TV
day? Reservations: Marie Grant. 321-2669.
Aviva Group of Hadassah 6:30 p.m. (board members). 7:30
mun.ty Room. 2525 S. Pasadena. Speaker: Patricia Board. St.
etersburg Public Library director, on Women of the White
Golda Meir Group of Hadassah, annual paid-up membership
luncheon, noon. St. Petersburg Beach city Hall. Program chang
ed to comedian Bob Blasser. Ro<".; ci~.ii u~u_
3bO-7403. Prospective members welcome,
call 797-3536 (Pinellas) or
Meir Center. Clearwater. closed for Simchat Torah.
University National Women's Committee, St.
Chapter 11 a.m. open meeting. Showcase of ac-
ith Pasadena City Hall Hibiscus Room. Light lunch.
call Dorene Ben. 525-8071.
it. Oct. 8
Meir Center. Clearwater. clsoed for Simchat Torah.
i R'nai Israel Sisterhood, Temple B'nai Israel Social
dessert meeting and entertainment, 11:30 a.m.
preview of upcoming musical extravaganza "One
[Evening" Bring your own brown bag lunch. Dessert
d Cost: $1.60. Reservations required, call Rose Rosen
, War Veterans Paul Surenky Post No. 409 and Aux-
meeting, 7:30 p.m. Golda Meir Center.
B'rith Women, board meeting.
y, Oct. 9
Lubavitch Jewish philosophy class, 7:30 p.m., for
1 Council of Jewish Women, board meeting.
Lylah Group. North Pinellas Chapter of Hadassah. 8 p.m.
I resentation of Discovery Toys, toys from around the world for
children and adults. Information. Randi or Janis Kraus,
Hadassah Shalom Group of St. Petersburg meeting.
Golda Meir Friendship Club, Golda Meir Center, business
meeting, card game following.
Abe Adler Post No. 246, Jewish War Veterans, regular
meeting post and auxiliary, 8 p.m., Jewish Community Center.
8167 Elbow Lane. N.. St. Petersburg. Ideas and new members
Thursday. Oct. 10
Chabad Lubavitch "Chassidus" class, 7:30 p.m.. for directions
Federation Budget. Planning and Allocation meeting, 4:30
p.m.. Federation office.
Women's American ORT, Evening Chapter, Chanukah
bazaar, 8 p.m., The Links Condominium Clubhouse. Informa-
tion, Pati, 347-2436.
Golda Meir Center, trip to Museum of Science and Industry in
Tampa and then Ybor Square shopping. Lunch at Old Spaghetti
Warehouse. Leave Golda Meir Center, 9:30 a.m. Cost: $5, in-
cludes transportation, museum.
Hadassah, North Pinellas Chapter, board meeting.
Friday, Oct. 11
(Shabbat) Candlelighting. 6:48 p.m.
Sunday. Oct 13
Congregation Beth Shalom (Gulfport) Men's Club, open
Monday. Oet 14
Pinellas County Jewish Day School, board meeting.
Brandeis University National Women's Committee, board
Golda Meir Friendship Club (Golda Meir Center), picnic
meeting, Phillipe Park. Bring own lunch. Beverage, dessert pro-
vided. Shelter No. 2.
Tuesday. Oct 15
Chabad "Woman of Valor" club. 7:30 p.m. Topic: "I've got
the After the Holy Days Blues." Call 584-7756 for directions.
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Service, executive committee
meeting, 6:30 p.m., general meeting 7:30 p.m.
Golda Meir Center. 2 p.m.. Benny Kim at Ruth Eckerd Hall.
Sisterhood Congregation Beth Sholom of Gulfport, at
synagogue, 1 p.m.. regular monthly business meeting. Speaker:
SPJC social science instructor William Fenelon, discussing
"How to Remember Names and Faces." Guests welcome.
Sisterhood Congregation B'nai Israel, paid-up membership
Wednesday. Oct. 16
Federation Board meeting. Jewish Community Center, St.
Petersburg, 7:30 p.m.
Golda Meir Center, 1 p.m.. Volunteer Orientation Day, learn
operation and office procedures.
Thursday. Oct. 17
Kent Jewish Community Center, board meeting.
Golda Meir Center. 1 p.m., shopping at Granada Publix. then
Sisterhood Congregation B'nai Israel, 9:30 a.m.. Book Review
continues, home of Shelley Lynn, 7881 Oliver Road, Seminole.
"Consenting Adults" by Laura Hobson to be reviewed by
Friday, Oct 18
(Shabbat) Candlelighting, 6:41 p.m.
SPVTI and ORT To Help Dropouts
year 800,000 students
ate with no marketable
Even more alarming,
I students drop out of high
I annually. ORT on a region-
basis is helping to lower
year, together with St.
sburg Vo-Tech Institute
ri), ORT volunteers will pro-
iformation and guidance to
nts in the Pinellas County
1 system, alniut alternatives
ns of two women will visit
area high schools including Boca
Ciega, Dixie Hollands. Lakewood,
Osceola, Pinellas Park. St. Pete.
High, and Seminole, once a month
for two hours (11-1) during the
months of October through May.
There are also additional
benefits for volunteers, as if pro-
viding students with career ideas
is not enough. Volunteers will also
be able to benefit from volunteer
conferences, professional staff
development programs, teachers
credit union membership, liability
and workman':- compensation
from Pinellas County School
System and more.
Approximately 25 ORT
members joined SPVTI staff Oct.
2, for orientation and
refreshments to prepare for the
For information contact Jen-
nifer Sterberg at 391-9085.
"The world itself rests upon the
breath of the children in our
Shof ar Donated To Tarpon Springs Hospital Chapel
donated by the Jewish Federation
of Pinellas County several years
ago. A blue velvet backdrop cur-
tain, with embroidered Star of
DAVID C. GROSS
JEWISH FUNERAL DIRECTOR
PERSONALIZED FAMILY SERVICE"
OUR JEWISH OWNED AND OPERATED
3HAPELS OFFER THE FINEST OF SERVICE
AT THE MOST REASONABLE COST, RE-
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1 LOCAL AND OUT OF STATE ARRANGEMENTS
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' PRE NEED CONSULTATION AND PREPAID.
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Continued from Page 6
Now that school is again in ses-
sion NCJW Sum-oast Section has
resumed its KIDS fingerprinting
program. Volunteers arc needed
to fingerprint in their local day
care centers and pre-schools the
first Wednesday of each month
The program is unique in its use ol
a special 'non-messy" fingerpnn
For further information, pleast
call Marlynn Littauer, KIDS coor
dinator at 521-1858.
CHABAD CLASSES BEGIN
Chabad Lubavitch is known in-
ternationally for provid.ng com-
munities with Torah True educa-
tion. Here in Pinellas County
Rabbi and Mrs. Sawilowsky wfll
,H. leading weekly classes, inaddi-
tion to other Chabad activities.
The classes will be held each
Wednesday and Thursday night
The topics will change for each
session%o you can attend either
mght or both according to your
The Chabad "Woman of Valor
rlllh will meet the second and last
discussion designed to meet the
n Ids of modern Jewish Women
ill be led by Mrs. ******
The first class will be held on Oct
... 7-80 p.m. The topic will be
ift?Gottl5 After the Holy Days
For more information please
[ i 756.
An important symbol of Jewish
religious: tradition, the shofar, has
been donated for display in the
chapel of Tarpon Springs General
Hospital! by local businessman
Tarpon Springs Hospital
Chaplain Reverend C.W.A.
Bredemeier accepted the gift of
the shofar in a ceremony in the
chapel on Sept. 10. The gift was
given by Harold Haftel in memory
of his mother, Sadie Haftel. Join-
ing in the presentation ceremony
was Rabbi Jan Bresky of Temple
Ahavat Shalom in Dunedin.
The shofar is on display in the
chapel adjacent to another impor-
tant Jewish religious symbol, the
menorah. The menorah was
David, forms the background for
the menorah. The curtain was
donated by Haftel also in memory
of his mother.
The Tarpon Springs General
Hospital chapel is a place of quiet
meditation and prayer for pa-
tients, family members of pa-
tients, visitors and employees. It
contains important religious ob-
jects and symbols of the Judeo-
The hospital's chapel is open to
the public from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
and visitors are welcome.
in the Most
|Call on Florida's West Coast
Exclusively Jewish Chapel
for details regarding local
arrangements, out of town
arrangements, and the
the pre-arrangement plan
that provides peace of mind
for you and your family.
4100 16th Street North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33703
Jonathan A. Fuss LFD
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