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Miami, Fla
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November 1, 1985

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* Jewish Floridiar
U Number 22
Off Pinellas Comity
xi. retersnurg, r londa Friday, November 1, 1985
Fra Shochti
Price 35 Cents
Millers, Goldblatts To Be
Honored At Israel Bond Dinner
d irwin Miller and
[id Maurice Goldblatt
nored recipients of
en Ciurion Award by
llsrael Bonds at a
1 Banquet on Thursday
|Nov 21. at the
l,i- Resort, St.
Petersburg Beach.
Ambassador Matityahu Adler a
distinguished and skilled
diplomat, will be the guest
speaker. Having represented
Israel in many posts around the
world. Amassador Adler current-
ly is Vice-President of Bar-lian
University in Ramat Gan.
Members of St. Petersburg's
Temple Beth-El and Congrega-
tion B'nai Israel are participating
si this unprecedented recognition
in honor of two outstanding and
hard-working couples.
A cocktail reception will begin
at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7:30
p.m. Couvert is $25 per person.
Marion Joseph is serving as reser-
vation chairwoman for the dinner.
Formal invitations are now being
mailed.
Ambassador Matityahu Adler
from Tel Mond shou- the small classroom.<
Mond: Pinellas Can Make The Difference
f
\
\
Herb Schwartz, recently ap-
pointed chairman of the Pinellas
County Jewish Federation's Pro-
ject Renewal Campaign, has a
special place in his heart for Tel
Mond. Israel.
Tel Mond is the distressed com-
munity that Pinellas County.
along with Sarasota and unaf-
filiated counties, is assisting
under the Project Renewal pro-
ject. Tel Mond is not just a name
for Schwartz, he has been there.
Schwartz was a member of the
Pinellas mission that surveyed the
Project Renewal program last Oc-
tober and visited Tel Mond.
"They were very friendly and
went all out to be nice to us,"
Schwartz remembers. "The kids
were there waving American and
Israeli flags. It was very
touching."
Also toucning, Schwartz said,
were the needs that were obvious,
but also the fact that Tel Mond
people were really committed to
trying to help themselves.
Tel Mond is just one of the Pro-
ject Renewal communities, but
the commitment to help
themselves is characteristic of all
the Project Renewal communities.
Until recent years, the com-
munities and their inhabitants,
mostly African and Asian Jews,
were the forgotten or bypassed
communities of Israel.
The communities knew as Israel
was in the throes of statehood and
no
funds or organization was
available to help the inhabitants
assimilate into the Israeli culture.
Instead, the inhabitants simply
existed in enclaves continuing
centuries-old cultures they
transplanted to Israel, without
ever becoming truly involved in
Israel or becoming Israeli.
Now their time has come. Today
over 400,000 people throughout
Israel are directly included in Pro-
ject Renewal programs, and more
than 600,000 are indirectly af-
fected. Before the project is com-
pleted, 20 percent of the popula-
tion of Israel will have been touch-
ed by the project.
The partnership between Israel
and clusters such as the Pinellas
support cluster, spearheaded by
the local Federation, have made
possible the construction, enlarge-
ment or renovation of 224 com-
munity and neighborhood centers,
49 sports installations, 91 early
childhood facilities, 14 health
facilities and 41 facilities for the
elderly.
Each year 5,000 adults study
Hebrew in Tehila Adult Education
classes so they can understand
their governmental system and
work through it to help
themselves. In addition, special
educational and vocational pro-
grams are giving a second chance
to 16,000 neighborhood residents.
More than 15.000 pre-schoolers
Continued on Page 2-
tat Mitzvah Twinning: A Jewish Way To Reach Out
|Y SHAPIRO
ig program" of
Bat Mitzvah can-
How Jews their
Soviet Union is
lentua here in
Since February,
He program was
50 young people
with a Russian
ver 10,000 13-year-
the important occa-
f or Bat Mitzvah to
How Jew and re-
community that
r"e denied the basic
rship.
ceremonies, the
oat Mitzvah can-
dor his/her fellow
ral ways: placing
"ii the invitation
a symbolic empty
|fna to remind us of
[the opportunity to
s; mentioning the
plight of Soviet Jews in the
Bar/Bat Mitzvah speech.
And the plight is desperate -
and getting worse. From B high >i
50 000 Jews allowed to leave the
Soviet Union in 1979, fewer than
1,000 per year as an average are
now allowed to leave. As the door
to freedom slams shut and Soviet
anti-Jewish propaganda reaches
new intensity, life as a Russian
Jew is somewhere between sad
and dangerous. Of pa^ularr
concern are those Jews who have
formally requested to leave the
USSR and have lost all status and
means of employment while stiH
being denied the right to
emigrate.
One of the few Russian Jews
who did manage to leave recently
is Igor Tsiperfal who has settled in
Pinellas County Despite the dif-
ficulties to adjusting to an entirely
new life in the U.S.. Igor hM
found time to participate on he
"Jews in Oppressed Lands sub
committee of the Jewish Federa-
tion of Pinellas County under the
CRC (Community Relations Com-
mute) headed by Ted Tench.
Igor and Jim Shapiro have been
making presentations to local Bar
and Bat Mitzvah classes about the
twinning program and encourag-
ing participation. Particular em-
phasis is placed on asking the
young people to write to the Rus-
sian Jewish "twin."
Not all of the letters get through
but thev are noted by Soviet
authorities. Contrary to common
belief these letters and contacts
definitely help Soviet Jews It
keeps their hopes alive; when they
are "known" to friends in
America, there is much less
chance of a "disappearance.
On 0d 5 Shapiro's daughter.
Emily who will be Bat Mitzvan on
li,.( 14 attempted an extra
reachout to her Russian "twin.
She called him and the call was
put through! With Igor
Emily Shapiro
translating, Emily spoke to
Eugene Zaslavsky of Moscow who
is a member of a Refusnik family
and is not allowed to study
Continued on Page 11
*V


Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County/Friday, November 1, 1985
Record Attendance Expected At Council
Of Jewish Federation Assembly
'Memo From The Presidei
Over 3,000 Jewish community
leaders from throughout North
America will be in attendance at
the 54th General Assembly of the
Council of Jewish Federations, to
be held Nov. 13-17 at the
Washington Hilton Hotel in
Washington. D.C.
Because of its location the
assembly is expected to attract a
record number of legislators and
influential policymakers from
both the U.S. and Israel in addi-
tion to its usual full contingent of
Jewish community leaders and
spokespersons.
The Assembly will have as its
theme: "The Coming of Age of
North American Jewry:
Strengthening Our Jewish
Affirmation."
For the first time, the opening
session will be held in a location
outside the convention hotel: the
famed Kennedy Center. The
keynote address will be delivered
by CJr' President Shoshana S.
Cardin. The opening session will
include a dramatic presentation,
"The Golden Land," an acclaimed
musical that will help set the mood
for the theme of the assembly by
portraying the past 100 years of
changing Jewish immigration to
North America.
The general assembly will also
feature two mini-symposiums on
topics of major current concern
"Jewish Education" and "New
Life Styles and Jewish Popula-
tions at Risk" to be followed by
workshops designed to permit
participants to discuss the issues
raised in greater depth and from
several different perspectives.
Other events being planned in-
clude a vast variety of workshops,
forums, a Thursday evening ses-
sion featuring a leading Israeli
spokesman and a Saturday even-
ing ddress by a major U.S.
Government figure.
More information on the
General Assembly and registra-
tion forms contact the Jewish
Federation of Pinellas County,
446-1033.
The Council of Jewish Federa-
tions is the national association of
200 Jewish Federations, the cen-
tral community organizations
which serve nearly 800 localities
embracing a Jewish population of
more than 5.7 million in the U.S.
and Canada.
Established in 1932, CJF helps
strengthen the work and the im-
pact of Jewish Federations by
developing programs to meet
changing needs, providing an ex-
change of successful community
experiences, establishing
guidelines for fund raising and
operations and engaging in joint
planning and action on common
purposes dealing with local,
regional and international needs.
Federation Committees In Need Of Volunteers
Women's Division
Adresses the special interests of
women through education, train-
ing seminars and special events
geared toward their involvement
in Federation and Campaign. The
committee recognizes that
women, as individuals in the com-
munity, set examples for their
families in teaching responsibility
to their fellow Jews.
Cash Collection!
Is responsible for the collection
of all campaign pledges, current
and past'
Project Renewal
A campaign committee involved
in a $400,000 fund-raising effort
for the city of Tel Mond, a poverty
stricken neighborhood in Israel.
Annual Meeting Committee
Coordinates the Federation's
Annual Meeting, a meeting where
Federation and state of the agen-
cy reports are given, Federation
board members are elected, and
Federation special recognition
awards are given.
Speakers Bureau
Working basically with non-
Jewish groups and organizations:
providing speakers and inter-
preting the Jewish goals and
ideals.
Leadership Development
Identifies, recruits, and trains
volunteers for leadership position
on the major committees of
Federation, as well as the boards
and committees of its local agen-
cies. It works with young adults to
develop an understanding for and
commitment to the issues facing
the Jewish community.
Communication and
Public Relations
Duties include maintaining the
Federation newspaper, and
reviewing annually the com-
prehensive program implemented
by the public relations depart-
ment. The program desires to
educate, inform, and disseminate
information on the needs and ac-
tivities of local, national and
worldwide Jewry to the
community.
Endowment
TOP Jewish Foundation
Is the endowment and planned
gift development arm of the
Jewish Federation. TOP en-
courages individuals to endow and
perpetuate their support through
bequests, life insurance and
special trusts, or to help build a
general endowment for special
projects.
TOP also seeks to reflect the
diverse charitable interests of
generous individuals in the com-
munity through its philanthropic
fund program which allows an in-
dividual to endow one program or
make recommendations to sup-
port various charitable interests.
The Community Relations
Committee (CRC) seeks to in-
volve the Jewish community in a
program of community relations
ranging in matters from civil
rights and liberties to marshalling
public programs on issues affec-
ting Jews throughout the world.
The CRC has seven sub-
committees:
The Media Sub-committee is
responsible for the production of
the new Federation brochure.
This committee is also involved in
preparing press releases on
special events in the Jewish com-
munity and developing a rapport
with the media. One of the Media
Committee's upcoming projects is
research on Jewish programming
for cable television.
The Government Affairs Sub-
committee acts as a liaison with
state and local government of-
ficials; sponsoring an annual
Legislative Breakfast, and an an-
nual Regional Government Af-
fairs Seminar. For this past year
the Government Affairs Sub-
committees' goals have been tied
to Gulf Coast Jewish Family Ser-
vice to help see that they get fun-
ding for their adult care program.
The Jews in Oppressive Lands
Sub-committee is developing a
Twinning Program, in which an
American Jewish child not only
represents him/herself at a
bar/bat mitzvah, but also a Soviet
Jew. This committee is also plann-
ing a Soviet Jewry rally.
The Israel Task Force Sub-
committee is structured to
facilitate a speedy mobilization of
the Jewish Community of Pinellas
County, in expression of support
for the State of Israel in the event
of a crisis in the Mideast affecting
the security of the State of Israel.
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
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-
Continued on Page 11
Please check below those committees which you would like to
serve on, and return to the Jewish Federation of Pinellas
County, 301 South Jupiter Ave, Clearwater, FL 33515.
*

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Community Relations:
"_____Israeli Task Force
_____Education, Church-
State, and Interfaith
_____Government Affairs
Media
Project Renewal
Annual Meeting
Speakers Bureau
Leadership Development
Jews in Oppressive Lands
"National Government Affairs
"Human Relations
Communications and
"Public Relatins
Endowment (T.O.P.)
Office Volunteers
Name
Home Phone
Address
Business Phone
The planning for the 54th
General Assembly (GA) of the
Council of Jewish Federations
(CJPS) to be held in Washington,
D.C. from Nov. 13-17 shifted into
high gear last week as the CJF
Board held its quarterly meeting
in New York City.
This year's GA may be the big-
gest ever, attracting more than
3,500 delegates from 215 Jewish
communities in the U.S., Canada
and Mexico. A large contingent of
Israelis is expected to attend, in-
cluding Prime Minister Shimon
Peres, who will address the
plenary on Thursday evening,
Nov. 14.
President Reagan also has been
invited, but may have to decline
because of the scheduled Summit
Conference with Soviet Leader
Mikhail Gorbachev in Geneva the
week after the GA. Many high-
level administration officials and
numerous members of Congress
however, will be in attendance.
The location of the GA in the na-
tion's capital will afford the
organized Jewish community an
opportunity to publicize and
vocalize issues of concern to
North American Jewry.
The National Committee for
Leadership Development is plann-
ing to dispatch 125 Young Leader-
ship teams of 3-5 people each to
various organizations that have
their national headquarters in
Washington in a massive educa-
tion and lobbying effort on behalf
of Soviet Jewry. In light of the
pending Summit Conference, the
success of this education and lob-
bying effort could have substan-
tial impact on the issue of Jewish
emigration from the Soviet Union.
The theme for the GA is "The
Coming of Age of North
American Jewry: Strengthening
our Jewish Affirmation." Dr.
Jonathan Woocher, nationally
known Professor of Hebrew
Studies at Brandeis University,
will be the scholar-in-residence.
This theme is particularly ap-
propriate for the West Central
Florida community. Pinellas
County is becoming a major
Jewish center in the state of
Florida and is coming of age. As
the dual problems of services and
funding become increasingly com-
plex, we must deal with them in a
more mature, sophisticated man-
ner than we have in the past. The
GA is the place where we can
learn how to deal with these pro-
blems more effectively and to
meet new people from com-
munities around the nation who
share our goals. The GA affords
us an opportunity to demonstrate
the vitality and depth of the
Pinellas County Jewish communi-
ty to our co-federationists around
the country. Most of all the GA is
a source of great personal
enrichment.
Contact the Federation at
446-1U33 and come to Washington
as part of the largest Pinellas
delegation ever sent to a GA. Par-
N
Stanley Newmark
ticipate in this truly great Je
event.
If you have any comi
terest or desires, please J
me at the Federation offal
446-1033. ""'
Tel Mond
Continued from Pap |
and school children are in i
enrichment programs. I
development courses for
munity leaders have been held|
more than 50 neighborhoods!
over 1,300 residents.
It's all part of Project I
a program aimed at helping!
communities become self-i
The Jewish Federation
Pinellas is committed to
$400,000 for the Project I
campaign over three years, i
Schwartz says the local camp
will be a quick one. Some |
have already been recen
although the framework for I
Project Renewal campaign is i
being established.
Everyone will hear more i
Project Renewal. Schwartz i
but if anyone wants to pledge i
they can contact the Fe
or call him at home (785-11
These pledges are over and i
the annual Federation
which roust continue to
those services we nor
support.
"If everyone could just
those basically rural coons]
such as Tel Mond, and seel
miracles they arc performing,!
know everyone would want r
contribute." Schwartz said.
Schwartz i. ingertol
ing other Jews help themse
He has beei wived
Federation since the verj
and he's been h"-> forSljtMj
went to the very first dinner,"!
said. He has sen ed i m the Fe
tion board for "lots of teral
although he is not currenthl
board member.
Schwartz an.i his wife. Mnfl
live in Palm Harbor, asdoesl
couple's only child, MB Robert, j
Schwartz is in the consti
business, and builds, among o
things, temples and synagoi
He and a partner built Ta
B'nai Israel in (' ..irwater.
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qj home for Jeweh Mng
STRAUSS NAMED
COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Menorah Manor Board Chair
Imin Ted Wittner, and President
llrwin Miller, recently announced
[the appointment of- Sigi Strauss,
L the General Chairman of the
Icampaign Completion and
Founders Dedication Wall Com
nittee for Menorah Manor.
The Committee has been charg-
-ti with a two-fold responsibility:
Confirming those gifts and dedica-
|jon opportunities already made to
t Home and securing those addi
nal pledges to the Home's
oitt) Building Fund, to com-
_ the campaign goal of $6
jlion, by the end of this year.
Strauss will be aided by Co-
nen, Saul Schecter of Clear-
er and Marshall Linsky of
Jampa.
In announcing the appoint
ents, Chairman Wittner noted
t the Menorah Manor Building
npaign has been the largest
J most successful fund-raising
[fort in the history of the West
ist of Florida.
"It has been a tremendous ef-
fort of community support," he
Kited, "and we only have a small
nt left to complete the
mpaign."
Wittner recently introduced the
founders Dedication Wall, at the
Formal Dedication Ceremonies
rthe Home. The wall, located in
I entrance lobby of the Home,
been designed to recognize
se, whose generosity has made
t Home possible.
I Strauss noted that the Capital
aiding Fund campaign has been
duled to be completed by Dec.
r He urges each community
ember, who has not yet par-
cipated in the campaign to con-
rm their gift by Dec. 1 to ensure
at they are included on the
bting of the original Founders of
" I Home.
More information is available by
Watting Strauss at 367-3003 or
lie Home's Executive Director.
Edward W. Vinocur at 345-2775.
UPD4TE
Friday. November 1, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County Page 3
First Young Leadership
Development Program Held
MANOR GUILD PLANS
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
Communicating with the Elder-
ly, will be the topic of the Fall
Educational Meeting, sponsored
by the Menorah Manor Volunteer
Guild. President Ida Michels,
stated that the educational
meeting will take place on Mon-
day evening, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.,
at Menorah Manor. Featured
speaker will be Elaine Dermody,
executive director of the Morton
Plant Gerontology Center.
The evening program, which is
open to the public, was especially
chosen to aid the working
volunteer, both men and women.
This is the first of an annual
educational program, to be spon-
sored by the Guild.
Through the Guild, volunteers
add many of the extras which tru-
ly make Menorah Manor, a special
place for the residents of the
home.
M*rd Vinocur
VINOCUR APPOINTED
TO STATE COMMITTEE
[Edward W. Vinocur. executive
ector of Menorah Manor, was
*ntly appointed to the Nursing
fome Committee of the Florida
"" ciation of Homes for the
nng.
I.|"* Committee, chaired by
Pot Palevsky, director of the
Jacksonville Jewish Home
^ergarden), is extremely active
working with the state of
nda to improve the quality of
J* m Homes throughout the
lte of Florida. The Association
W'yts over 153 Retirement
md Health Care communities.
Prospective volunteers, or those
interested in becoming sustaining
members of the Guild are urged to
contact Program/Volunteer
84WOT5.' Renee Kr8ner at
which serve more mat 45,000
older adults.
Vinocur joined Menorah Manor
as the Executive Director during
the development and construction
of the Home. While working in
Ohio, he was an active member of
the Ohio Association of Homes for
the Aging, where he had served as
Vice-President and Treasurer of
that state's association.
In commenting on the appoint-
ment, Manor President Irwin
Miller stated that, he was pleased
to learn that Vinocur would be
serving on this statewide commit-
tee. It is an indication, that
although Menorah Manor is very
new, it is already being recognized
as one of the finest Homes in the
State.
The Young Leadership
Development Division of the
Jewish Federation of Pinellas
County held it's first program foi
the 1985-86 year on Sunday, Oct.
20, at the home of Craig and Jan
Sher of Seminole.
The program, "Jewish Values
and Lifestyles" was presented by
Rabbi Ira Youdovin, YLD Coor-
dinator. The program itself gave
its participants the opportunity
for self expression and sharing.
As anticipated, it indeed was an
evening of fun and exploration.
Attending the program were
Gary and Sandra Brown, Leonard
and Deborah Englander, Jay and
Terry Gross, Terry and Elissa
Hirsh, Jay and Karen Kauffman,
Dr. Mitchell and EUie LeVine,
Eric and Judy Ludin, Dr. David
and Barbara Mokotoff, Dr. Jer-
rold and Beth Resnick, Steve and
Diane Sembler, Craig and Jan
Sher, Dr. Mandel and Karen Sher,
Sidney and Phyllis Werner, and
Rabbi Ira and Susan Youdovin.
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Service
Welcomes Social Work Intern
Michael Bernstein, executive
director of Gulf Coast Jewish
Family Service, announced the
appointment of Lea Barlis to the
position of Social Work Intern.
Ms. Barlis. a 14-year resident of
Pinellas County, will be fulfilling a
three-month field placement with
the Agency, working toward a
degree in Social Work from the
University of South Florid*.
Ms. Barlis has been active in the
Jewish community serving on
many committees in her
synagoguge and as a Board
member of the Jewish Federation.
She is familiar with the needs of
the community.
"It is a real pleasure to have a
person of Lea's background and
commitment affiliated with our
Agency." said Bernstein. He
noted that Ms. Barlis will he work-
ing directly with our staff, to pro-
vide outreach services and will
coordinate a specialized encounter
group for Jewish single <>r widow-
ed men and women.
Ms. Barlis commented, "I'm en-
thusiastic that the Gulf Coast
Jewish Family Service has allow-
ed me to complete my field studies
with their staff."
Ms. Barlis anounced that the
single encounter group will meet
JNF Presents Israeli Pianist
.., i v a $500. patron-$100 per ticket;
The Jewish National Fund ^^ regu)ar
presents its second annual
cultural event. Issak Tavior, inter-
nationally renown Israeli pianist,
Sunday, Nov. 17. 7:30 p.m. in the
Margaret Heye Great Room in
Ruth Eckerd Hall.
Mr. Tavior. whose "extraor-
dinary musical technique" and
"outstanding virtuoso talent" are
frequently mentioned in Euro-
pean press, will present a varied
program of Bach. Mozart. Chopin.
Liszt. Ravel, and Ben-Haim.
Benefactors, patrons and
friends will be invited to meet Mr.
Tavior at an elegant dessert
reception immediately prior to the
performance.
Tickets may be obtained by con-
tacting: Jewish National Fund -
Gulf Coast Council. 8405 N.
Himes Ave.. Suite 209.Tampa.
Florida 33614. phone: 933-f';"-
1800-242-4198 (tone) 8733
Tickets are: benefactor (2 tickets)
friend-$50 per
admission-$20.
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Lea Barlis
at the Golda Meir Center; time
and date subject to change. The
first meeting was Oct. 17. It will
l",, alone and rebuilding a new life
after the loss of a spouse and
related issues. For further infor-
mation contact Gulf Coast Jewish
Family Service at 446-1005.
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Ser-
nce is a beneficiary agency of the
Jewish Federation of Pinellas
County.
YOUNG SINGLES GROUP
MEETS AT KJCC
A Young Jewish Singles Group
has begun at the Kent Jewish
Community Center, according to
David Seidenberg. The group is
open to singles ages 21-35 and will
be planning social events
throughout the year. The first
event is being planned and will be
announced shortly.
For more information, please
call Marcia Meddin at 726-0007 or
Karyn Schane at 797-5491.
MACCABEE BRAVES
PONTOON BOATING
OUTING ON TARPON LAKE
The Kent Jewish Community
Center announces that the Mac-
cabee Braves will meet at Tarpon
Lake Marina on Sunday, Nov. 3
for an afternoon outing. Boys
K-3rd Grade with a parent will
take the boats out from 1 to 5 p.m.
and head for Anderson or Brooker
Creek Park to hike the nature
trails.
All interested should contact
Caryn Perkins at 736-1494. Ad-
vance registration is required.
Fee is $4 per person for members
and $6 for non-members.
The Maccabee Braves meet
every sixth Sunday for an exciting
outing for boys K-3rd Grade and
their parents.
YOUTH ADULT
DRAMA GROUP STARTED
Classes began Thursday even-
ings from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for the
Young Adult Drama Group at
1955 Virginia St. Acting techni-
ques and character development
are being taught by Saul Caplan, a
professional actor.
All youth in grades 6-12 in-
terested in this drama group
should call Caryn Perkins at
736-1494 at the Center. Plans are
in the works for production of a
play.
PARENT/TEEN
SEMINAR PLANNED
The Kent Jewish Community
Center announces a seminar for
teens and their parents on Nov. 4
at 7 p.m. on "maintaining your
sanity while raising teen-agers,"
at the new Kent JCC facility, 1955
Virginia St.
The seminar will be led by
Seamus Allman of Horizon
Hospital. Please contact Caryn
Perkins at 736-1494 for further
details.
YOUTH COUNCIL
MEETINGS NOV. 6, 7
The Kent Jewish Community
Center has planned Youth Council
meetings for the evenings of
Wednesday, Nov. 6 and Thursday,
Nov. 7 at the new Kent JCC, 1955
Virginia St., Clearwater.
The meetings will give youths
the opportunity to plan trips,
overnights and activities for the
upcoming months.
Meetings will be held from 6 to
7:30 p.m. and the Center will pro-
vide pizza for dinner.
The meeting on Wednesday,
Nov. 6 will be for the 9th through
12th grades. The meeting on Nov.
7 will be for 7th and 8th grades.
Please let Caryn Perkins know
you will be coming by calling
736-1494.
Mythology, archaeology
class offered at Kent JCC
A six-week course in mythology
and archaeology of the Bible will
be offered at the Kent Jewish
Community Center, Clearwater.
as part of the Center's adult
education program.
The class, to be taught by Joan
Keller, a veteran of eight years of
archaeological digs in Israel, will
start Tuesday, Nov. 5, with
classes set for 7 p.m.
For further information, call the
Center, 736-1494,-or Joan Keller,
531-2923.
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Ptf 4 The Jewish Floridian of PineBaa County/Friday, November 1, 1985
Pinellas Women Dig
For Jewish History In Galilee
What are three nice Jewish
girls from Pinellas County doing
in a place like that?
That place is Sepphoris in the
lower Galilee in Israel and the
three "girls" are Ah Goidenfarb,
Jan Bragin and Joan Keller, all
from the Clearwater area, who
participated in an archaeological
dig for four weeks this past
summer.
Sepphoris was an ancient town
famous for its Third-Century
Talmodk community and as the
place where the Mishnah was cor-
related. The 600-acre site was
surveyed as an excavation project
in 1982, sounded in 1983 and fur-
ther surveyed in 1984. This past
summer's expedition was the first
full-scale excavation.
What prompted the women to
pay for the privilege of rising at 4
a.m.. working eight hours a day
then washing pottery sherds in
the late afternoon and dozing dur-
ing the evening seminars?
Joan, a veteran in the field with
A model of his monument, 'Brotherhood of Man,' w presented by
world-famous sculptor Nathan Rapoport (left), to Joseph
Handleman, national chairman of American Red Magen David
for Israel The finished sculpture will be located in the Joseph and
Sally Handleman Plaza, in front of the new MDA National Blood
Service Center in Ramat Gan, Israel. American Red Magen
David Adorn for Israel will raise most of the $12 million for con-
struction of the new MDA Blood Service Center.
Sculptor Nathan Rapoport
Commissioned To Create
Monument For Israel
NEW YORK World-famous
sculptor, Nathan Rapoport, will
create "Brotherhood of Man," a
monument to be located in the
Joseph and Sally Handleman
Plaza, in front of the new Magen
David Adorn National Blood Ser-
vice Center, which is presently
under construction in Ramat Gan,
Israel. The sculpture, which sym-
bolizes man's humanity to his
fellow man, was commissioned by
Joseph Handleman, national
chairman of the American Reg
Magen David for Israel.
Handleman said that the
sculpture will "mark the entrance
to the MDA's new Blood Service
Center, which will make use of the
most advanced scientific equip-
ment in the world for fractiona-
tion of blood into its components
and for blood storage. This ultra-
modem facility," he said, "will
serve Israel's normal peacetime
needs, as well as keep a reserve of
blood in stock for any emergencies
which may arise."
Nathan Rapoport has enriched
the world by creating such
sculptures as "The Warsaw Ghet-
to Uprising," located in Warsaw;
"The Scroll of Fire," in
Jerusalem; "Job," in Israel's Yad
Vashem; "Monument to the Six
Million Jewish Martyrs," in
Philadelphia, and "Liberation," in
New Jersey.
His monument, "Brotherhood
of Man," symbolizes the work of
Magen David Adorn, since MDA
blood services are available to
every man, woman and child in
Israel, regardless of race, creed or
religion.
Handleman said that American
Red Magen David for Israel,
which has 159 chapters
throughout the United States, will
raise most of the $12 million re-
quired to build the new Blood Ser-
vice Center. He said that the
Center is scheduled for comple-
tion in December, 1986.
a master's degree from the
University of South Florida in
Tampa, was returning for her
eighth season as part of the staff
of the Sepphoris Project. She has
worked with a team at the site for
the past four years under the
direction of Dr. James F. Strange,
dean of the College of Arts and
Letters at USF, and interna-
tionally known archaeologists.
Jan, a graduate of Emory
University, was working in the
Clearwater area when she took a
class in biblical archaeology that
Joan was teaching for USF. That
seemed to re-kindle a spark of in-
terest that was already there and
with a little encouragement she
joined the Sepphoris group.
"After the first two days, I
thought I had made a mistake,"
Jan said recently, "but by the end
of the first week, I was sure I
hadn't." In fact, she plans to join
the group again next summer.
Ali, a junior at Clearwater High
at the time, was one of the
youngest among the 53 staff and
volunteer team members. Special
permission had to be sought
before she could go since the age
limit is usually 18 or senior status
in high school. Permission was
granted and she joined a team
whose ages ranged from 14 to 72
with most volunteers being older.
Ali said she had had an interest
in anthropology and archaeology'
and hoped the experience would
help her decide if archaeology-
might be a possible career choice.
Now she will smile when you
mention chocolate jam, a regular
treat served at 8:30 a.m. as the se-
cond breakfast brought to the
field by camp manager Carolyn
Strange. She said she thought the
summer would be an interesting
experience, but she didn't realize
she would have so much fun. "The
mixture of people and the humor
in the field kept everybody work-
ing when you felt you couldn't lift
another bucket of dirt," she said.
Analysis
"A dig is actually a micro-
culture," Mrs. Keller said, ex-
plaining that the "team" is made
up of people from different parts
of the country and, sometimes,
the world, with different
backgrounds and religions who
blend together in the daily eat.
sleep, work, laugh and sing
routine of a dig.
The three Pinellas women, all
members of Temple B'nai Israel in
Clearwater, were just about the
only Jewish members of the team.
"Jews usually view archaeology
intellectually. Not that many want
to net into the field." Mrs. Keller
said. "There've l>een studies that
have shown it's partly liecause
Jews know where they come
from."
On the other hand, she said, the
fundamentalist Christians are
very involved in archaeological
digs in Israel.
For example, she said, there is a
group looking for the "ashes of
the red heifer," an animal used in
biblical times for sacrificial pur-
poses and certain fundamentalist
Christians believe their messiah
cannot return unless Jerusalem is
firmly in the hands of Jews, the
Temple restored and the ashes'*
placed in the Temple.
"It's frustrating. Theirs and
other projects of that type are 100
percent funded, while the Sep-
pnons Project, which has prow
significant to Jewish history I
to struggle for the $65,000 ye
that it takes to put a full ten..
the field along with the state^H
the-art equipment such as
scanning radar devicesll
sophisticated sun-eying equip!
ment and computers.'"' Mrs. Kelierl
said.
The Sepphoris excavation J
supported by the ("enter f
Jewish Studies and the Center {
Biblical and Archaeo!
Studies at USF. Colby College!
Maine. Rhode.- College in Me
phis, Tenn. and Center College iik
Kentucky also had staff and|
students involved this year.
Shepphoris '86
Application.- are available forl
those interested in joining thel
1986 project which will be leaving!
the first week in June for a five!
week stay, continuing the Sep-I
phoris excavation. The only rt-l
quirements are good health and il
serious attitude toward the work!
Those volunteering paid aboatl
$1,895 for the four-week '85 pro-l
ject with that covenng roundtripl
air fare, room and hoard and sdtl
trips. Mrs. Keller said the '86 costl
will be about the same. althougk|
an1 extra week has been added. J
Six hours of undergraduate or]
graduate credit is offered through!
USF as part of the program forl
those interested in college credit I
Jordan, Arms and Peace
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Volume 6 Number 22
King Hussein of Jordan had
many optimists believing he was
moving closer to negotiating
peace with Israel. Not only did he
make encouraging sounds when
he visited Washington recently,
but he also agreed with Britain's
Margaret Thatcher that it was the
PLO's fault the proposed meeting
with a combined Jordanian-PLO
delegation had to be cancelled in
the last minute.
But after Premier Shimon
Peres made a strong appeal at the
UN to declare an end to the state
of war between Israel and Jordan
as a preliminary step to peace
talks, Hussein was quick to refuse
to follow suit. He insists on the
Soviet concept of an international
conference at which the Soviets
and the PLO would play a major
role which is a transparent way
of saying Jordan will talk peace on
its own terms, with the prior
assurance that Israel can be
pressured to make all the conces-
sions the Arabs want.
It was somewhat less
transparent, perhaps, but never-
theless sufficiently obvious, that
Hussein's "positive" talk in the
U.S. was aimed at facilitating the
proposed arms sale, not at peace
with Israel.
Despite the official state of war,
Israel and Jordan have had no
military conflict for the past 15
years. But Hussein made a pact
with Arafat and the PLO last
February, permitting the latter to
reestablish itself in Jordan (which
is 60 percent Palestinians) and
the result has been an upsurge of
terrorist activities many of which
were planned in and directed from
Amman.
Jordan, alone, does not pose a
threat to Israel, at present.
However, there is little doubt
that, as on three occasions in the
past, it would join other Arab
states in a concerted attack should
the opportunity arise. The risk of
this grows in direct proportion
with Jordan's military strength.
Delivery of sophisticated
weapons such as those requested
by Jordan would hurt the peace
process, rather than help it. It
would give the Arabs a signal that
stubbornness is rewarded and the
U.S. will eventually "come
around." It would also weaken the
national unity government in
Israel, by reducing the country's
margin of security and lending
weight to its hawks' arguments
that Israel cannot permit itself to
negotiate out of weakness. It
would also weaken Israel
economically as it makes efforts to
maintain the military balance.
The administration describes
the package as necessary for Jor-
dan's defense against a potential
threat from Syria. The latter,
however, supports the sale to Jor-
dan. The two are currently in a
process of reconciliation, and in
the case of a concerted Arab
military expedition against Israel
would have no trouble
cooperating. In 1973. although
Jordan was not prepared to
engage Israel directly, she sent an
armored division to the Golan
Heights to support Syrian
fighting against Israel.
Jordan has been a major
weapons purchaser in the world
for the past few years. Between
1981 and 1983 it spent over
$3-biIlion on arms imports -
$1.1-billion in 1983 alone, makinf
it the world's seventh largest im-
porter of arms, (lrau and Saudi
Arabia were ranked first and se-
cond; Israel ranked 26th.) It pur
chased weapons from France.
Great Britain, Austria and Spain.
as well as from the I'SSR. Only
several weeks ago it ordered more
than $300-million of arms from
Great Britain. But it is most con-
venient for Jordan to make an
arms deal with the TS not only
because of qualitative superiority;
not only because this would read
as a sign of support for Jordat
most importantly l*cau*
U.S. would also help pay *"
weapons through a *750-miiw
grant and other possihle financing
arrangements.
British Envoy Told
Of Israel's DispleasureI
JERUSALEM l-TAI-M
ting Foreign Minister Mo* I
Arens has summoned British A
bassador William Squire to
Foreign Ministry to conjj
Israel's displeasure "vsr "^
plans to sell Jordan .!*f!
Arabia $4.4 billion worth ofJ
bat aircraft and other advance
weaponry and to pro** Wi
Minister Margaret Tnatch*r
vitation to two ranking nienw"
of the Palest, U^l
Organization to n eel wt"1 *
London.


Golda Meir Center News
302 South Jupiter Ave.
Phone: 461-0222
Fnday^Iovember 1, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County Page 5
LIBRARY NEWS
sn"t it great t0 feel needed?
he' Golda Meir Center Library
tlunteers assert that you are
Jed:
, to take an interest in the
Ln by using your library card
I keep our books in circulation
[b. to join us by giving a few
wrs even- week call Rosalie
36-7309).'
[ttv us you'll like us!
INewly acquired books: Night.
torn. Day by Elie Wiesel, Yeager
i Yeager and Janos, From the
fair, an autobiography by
olom Aleichem, and The Jews of
am by Bernard Lewis.
P
Reservations are needed and
must be made by Nov. 15. The
cost is $m and transportation will
be provided.
Harry Schwartz will he at the
Center Monday through Friday to
take your reservations. If you
prefer, send your checks (made
out to Golda Meir Center) and
your seating preference to the
Golda Meir Center, 302 S. Jupiter
Ave., Clearwater, FL 33515.
The dinner is being co-
sponsored by the Golda Meir
Friendship Club.
NOVEMBER 85
S M I W I f S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 U 15 16
OH 19 20 21 22 23
Q4)25 26 27 28 29 30
AN AFTERNOON
OF JEWISH MUSIC
Mark your calendar so you will
not miss a Sunday afternon of
bo
you own a copy of The
of Hyman Kaplan by
Rosten which you would
_ to the GMC Library? If so.
536-7309 and tell Rosalie.
THANKSGIVING
SHABBAT DINNER
PLANNED
On Friday evening. Nov. 22 at 6
lm. The Golda Meir Center will
Vve their Shabbat dinner. The
nu will include turkey, salad
dressing, cranberry sauce,
ireet potatoes, gravy, stuffing,
illah. coffee, wine and apple
I pumpkin pie.
braeli Tour Guide
tabbed by Arabs
[JERUSALEM (JTA) An
:li tour guide was stabbed by
veral Arabs in their mid-20's as
' led a family of Danish tourists
Ifh the ruins of Sebastia nor-
fcwest of Nablus last Friday
emoon. Moshe Hayuta, 33, was
hed to the Meir Hospital in
r Saba with stab wounds in the
dt. chest and hands. He was
orted in satisfactory condition.
I Danish family, a couple with
0 children, was unharmed.
[Security forces arrested 10 per-
ins. and imposed a curfew on the
theological site and on the near-
1 village of Burka.
is to Jordan Move
lins Momentum
Washington sen.
J Lugar (R., Ind.), chair-
> the Foreign Relations
rmittee, ^d he ^ aeek a
ynuia to gain Senate approval
lum* ^aP"1'" proposed
9 billion arms sale to Jordan.
Tw the overwhelming opposi-
1 to it m the Senate.
2 ^'nk we have to find out if
*r* is a way that King Hussein's
ense needs can be met and, at
me time, the security of
*'^rEnteed," Lugar said on
'"TV's "Meet the Press,"
JJ Sen. Alan Cranston (D.,
^appearing on the same pro-
Mi t This ** not the time"
[Pe Jordan arms when it is "in
.2 ?' war with our number
hS mthe Midd,e East-,8rael-
I, *rmmes our own security to
,me enemy of our principal
joyous Yiddish and Hebrew music
and dancing. On Nov. 24 at 2 p.m.
the Charles and Isadora
Rutenberg Family Foundation, at
302 S. Jupiter, Clearwater, will
sponsor the program with Oded
Salpeter as the emcee.
Mr. Salpeter can be heard every
Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to noon on
the Jewish Hour from WMNF
(88.5 FM). There will be a charge
of $1 per person with the proceeds
going to benefit WMNF. The
Glezele Tey will co-sponsor the
event.
PRESCRIPTION
FOR HEALTH
Designed to familiarize people
with the essential factors in at-
taining health and fitness, with
emphasis on correct life styles in-
volving proper nutrition, aerobic
exercise and methods to avoid tox-
ic substances. Topics include
longevity risk factors, the role of
fiber, blood fat levels, diets and
vitamins. Instructor Dr. Lasley.
Classes meet Mondays at 3 p.m.
Fee $5.
rl?w^ (U^ and Stanky W recite Sukkah busings at the
Golda Meir Center.
VALUES AND SOCIAL
ISSUES TO BE
EXPLORED IN NEW CLASS
A new class will be taught at the
Golda Meir Center in "Jewish
Values and American Social
Issues." This course deals with
war and peace, poverty, civil
rights, economic justice, religious
liberty and other American social
issues and how Jewish values
relate to them.
Instructor for this class will be
Dr. Jack Schulman, who recently
moved to Clearwater from Great
Neck, N.Y.
His course will start Tuesday,
Nov. 12 from 1-3 pm. in Library
B.
For more information call Ellen
at the Golda Meir Center at
461-0222.
CONGREGATE DINING
The Kosher Congregate Dining
program is open for lunch by call-
ing Gloria, 446-4422.
NOVEMBER IS ZOA MONTH BY PROCLAMATION OF GOVERNOR BOB GRAHAM.
The Zionist Organization of America
For 87 Years Its Members Have Been
LEADERS: For the Reestablishment of the State of Israel
LEADERS: For The Support of Israel
LEADERS: For The Future Of Israel
The ZOA has provided the leadership that has made the Zionist grass roots movement of the
Jewish people in the United States the strongest Zionist community in the world outside
of Israel.
Membership in the ZOA is the expression of 150,000 Americans to their commitment to survive
as a Jewish people based on the foundation of the centrality of Israel.
The Zionist Organization of America a militant Zionist grass roots movement looks to you
for continued leadership.
Leadership in Florida:
RABBI SAMUEL SILVER, Delray Beach, Southeast Regional President
RABBI IRVING LEHRMAN, Miami Beach, National Vice President
MILTON GOLD, Royal Palm Beach
LOUIS HOBERMAN, Surfside
BENJAMIN KAPLAN, Hollywood
EVE LEIKEN, Miami Beach
JUDITH LEINWAND, Boca Raton
MOSHE LEVINSON, Deerfield Beach
DR SAMUEL MENICKS, Hallandale
DAVID MEYER, North Miami Beach
SOLOMON MOSKOWITZ, West Boca Raton
ANNE ROSENTHAL, Hollywood .
RABBI CHAIM ROZWASKI, Orlando
ALAN TAFFET, Jacksonville
LESTER WEINBERG, Delray Beach
HERMAN WEISMAN, Palm Beach
YES | WANT TO JOIN THE LEADERSHIP OF ZOA
Enclosed is my Membership Dues in the Amount of:
0835* &8&
($300) Life Member
One Time Payment
Name (Mr.. Mrs. or Mr. A Mrs.)
Address:
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SEND TO:
ZOA 800 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite 308
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311
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Jewish Community Center of Pinellas County
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EMERGENCY RESPONSE
TRAINING COURSE
OFFERED
The community is invited to at-
tend a free Emergency Response
Training Course being given at
the Jewish Community Center,
8167 Elbow Lane N., St.
Petersburg, on Wednesday, Nov.
13 from 9 a.m. to noon. This
course is being sponsored by the
Jewish Community Center of
Pinellas County and Stewart Ox-
ygen under the auspices of Mel
Fergenbaum, president of
Stewart Oxygen Service.
This course schedule is:
9 to 9:30 Registration and
refreshments.
9:30 to 10:30 Mr. Fergen
baum will give a presentation en-
titled, "What Do I Do Unitl The
Paramedics Arrive?".
10:30 to 11 Question and
answer period.
11 to 12 Mr. Fergenbaum will
give a presentation entitled,
"How To Save A Choking
Victim."
On two occasions at the Jewish
Community Center the equipment
and information given at this
course have been used to help peo-
ple during emergencies.
Mr. Fergenbaum is a Certified
and Accredited Emergency
Response Trainer with an
organization that is nationally cer-
tified and has been presenting this
kind of program for 27 years.
For reservations and further in-
formation, call the JCC at
344-5795.
SENIOR FRIENDSHIP
CLUB NEWS
NEW YEAR'S DAY
CELEBRATION
Reservations are now being ac-
cepted for the New Year's Day
party, on Wednesday, Jan. 1,
1986. A full course, sit-down,
catered. Kosher dinner will be
served. There will be a live band
provided for your dancing and
listening pleasure. Set-ups will be
provided (BYOB). The fun begins
at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be
served at 6 p.m. Member fee $12,
non-member S13.
For more information please
call Irving Silver-man at 821-6483.
DINNER THEATRE
There are still a limited number
of theater tickets available for
"The Last of the Red Hot
Mamas" at the Country Dinner
Playhouse, on Sunday. Nov. 3.
For reservations, please call San-
dy Mellitz at 577-3882.
KEY WEST ADVENTURE
If you have not yet made reser
vations to join the seniors for a
four day adventure which will in-
clude Ocean World. Key West and
a visit to the Burt Reynolds Din
EMOKTH ST.
rujpio.nni
Rafael Levy, Sara Lane, and
Lindsey Arthur ufith teacher
Amy Millward begin prepara-
tions to make hallah one of the
"hands on" activities.
ner Theatre, now is the time. The
trip will begin on Nov. 11, so
there's not much time left tt> make
your reservations!!
For further information regar-
ding this trip please call Irving
Silverman at 821-6483.
SHALOM NEWCOMER'S
NETWORK
A national project to assist
Jewish families and individuals
new in the community to be a part
and parcel of their new surroun-
dings is being started here.
The JCC will enlist represen-
tatives from cooperating agencies
and organizations in St.
Petersburg to help provide infor-
mation and assistance to help on
the inside of our local scene. More
about this to come soon.
CLASSES
Conversational Hebrew, Israeli
modern view of the Bible, dance
and exercise classes for all ages,
yoga, ceramics are among classes
being offered this fall. For infor-
mation, call 344-5795.
EARLY MEMBERSHIP
DRIVE
The JCC is launching an early
membership campaign this
Elana Gershung greets
Charles Coyle with a big hug
on his arrival at playgroup
class.
month. Early renewals and early
new members will receive a $25
certificate to be applied to ac-
tivities in the coming year,
Membership fees or to Camp,
FLEA MARKET
AT THE JCC
The Jewish Community Center.
8167 Elbow Lane North. St.
Petersburg, is holding a Giant
Flea Market in February.
Please help us by donating ar-
ticles for sale. Do your spring
cleaning early this year and put
aside any unused articles for our
sale.
Your discards are our revenue!
Books, dishes, toys, furniture, ap-
pliances, knick-knacks, pots and
pans, and anything you don't use
or need, especially big white
elephants, will be appreciated for
this fundraiser.
Bring your items to the JCC of-
fice or call for pick ups.
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paraphernalia only. Your donation
is tax deductible.
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with children ranging in ages in-
fancy through 16.
Adopt-A-Grandchild individual-
ly matches volunteer grand-
parents with children on a once-a-
week basis. The volunteers pro-
vide the children with an in-
valuable source of attention, love
and support all while enjoying
activities such as walking on the
nearest beach, leisurely strolling
through a park, baking, shopping,
woodworking, etc. said Project
Director Carol Ungerleider.
Adopt-A-Grandchild meet*
select, important needs shared by-
local families by offering single
parents and couples having few or
no relatives in the area an oppor-
tunity to create a vital relation
ship and many times a substitute
family here. Senior adult
volunteers have an opportuni J
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older persons whose 'tu*
grandchildren live miles
Ms. Ungerleider said.
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Jewish residents of Pinellas (
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3 American Jewish Scientists
Are Awarded Nobel Prizes
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NEW YORK (JTA) Three
American Jewish scientists have
been awarded Nobel Prizes for
1985. They are Profs. Joseph
Goldstein and Michael Brown,
both of the University of Texas,
sharing the prize for Medicine and
Physiology, and Prof. Franco
Modigliani of MIT. for Economics.
Joseph Leonard Goldstein, 45,
was born in Sumter, S.C. to
Isidore and Fannie Goldstein. He
has been to Israel several times in
connection with the medical
research he and Brown have been
collaborating on at the University
of Texas Health Science Center in
Dallas.
Michael Stuart Brown, 44, was
born to Harvey and the late
Evelyn Brown in New York City.
He met Goldstein when the two
men were both medical interns at
Massachusetts General Hospital
in Boston, and came to Dallas 10
years ago to work with him.
Brown and his wife, Alice Lapin
Brown, belong to Shearith Israel,
a Conservative synagogue in
Dallas where their young
daughters, Elizabeth and Sarah,
attend Hebrew school. He told
reporters he would use his share
of the $225,000 award that comes
with the Nobel Prize for their col-
lege education.
The work that won Goldstein
and Brown the Prize is in
cholesterol research. The Nobel
Committee called their discovery
a "milestone," saying that it had
"revolutionized our knowledge"
about how the body processes
cholesterol, including the role
genetics and diet play in its
buildup in the blood.
Franco Modigliani was born in
1918 in Rome. His father, Enrico,
was a physician, and his mother,
Olga Flaschel Modigliani. was a
volunteer social service worker.
After receiving a doctorate in law
from the University of Rome in
1939. he fled Italy and its fascist
regime and arrived in the U.S.,
where he received a doctorate in
social science from the New
School for Social Research in
1944. He joined the MIT faculty in
1962 and is currently Institute
Professor at its Sloan School of
Management.
Modigliani was awarded the
Nobel Prize for "his pioneering
analyses of saving and financial
markets" which, the Committee
said, constituted the "definitive
breakthrough for the theory of
corporate finance." His work,
which goes back to the late 1950's,
is considered to have provided the
basis for modern corporate
finance.
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At a recent dinner-dance, Senator Paula
Hawkins received the JNF's highest tribute -
the "Tree of Life" award. Over 200 attended
the gala reception. The proceeds from the din-
ner will go to plant 6,000 trees m the
American Independence Park near
Jerusalem. Pictured left to right are Stewart
Turlev. Dinner Co-chairman, Jack Eckerd
Corp.; Colonel Arie Shacham
Kayemeth Leisrael Emissary*
Hawkins; Yohoshua Trigor. Consul,
of Israel; Herbert Swarzman, Dinn
chairman. Gulf Coast Realty Investor,
George Karpay, Dinner Co-chairman, I
Karpay.
Anti- Semitism At UN Women's
Conference Focus of Talk
"The UN's End-Decade Con-
ference on Women: Fighting Anti-
Semitism is Not for Women Only"
will be the topic of a Nov. 6 talk by
Sally Greenberg, Eastern States
Civil Rights Coordinator for the
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai
B'rith.
Ms. Greenberg, an ADL
delegate to the conference held
recently in Nairobi, Kenya will
speak about her role and that of
the ADL and other Jewish agen-
cies in ensuring that Jews would
not be made a scapegoat at this
Service, Tzedakah and Cooperation
Is The Name of The Game
The ladies' auxiliaries of the
Abe Ader Post No. 246 and Paul
Serenky Post No. 409 once again
demonstrated their dedication to
the dual tradition of service and
tzedakah. As in the past, their
generosity made it possible for
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Service
to distribute food baskets to
families who otherwise might not
have been able to enjoy and
celebrate the High Holy Days.
The recipients were most
grateful to have received such an
array of food, including chicken
(such delicious soup!), challah,
gefilte fish, horseradish, honey,
apples, cookies and other foods
with which to grace their holiday
table.
Since more and more people in
our community are feeling the ef-
fects of the escalating costs of liv-
ing, coupled with the decrease of
government services, requests to
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Service
for financial help continues to
mount at an alarming rate.
Because of this. Gulf Coast Jewish
Family Service especially wants
to emphasize their appreciation to
the dedicated, caring and
generous women of the Jewish
War Veterans auxiliaries who
give of their time and efforts to
this worthwhile project.
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Ser-
vice is a beneficiary agency of the
Jewish Federation of Pinellas
County.
Wedding
SNYDERMANIRW1N
Lynn Judith Snyderman
and
Steven Dane Irwin were married
on Aug. 3 by Rabbi Walter Jacob
in a candlelight ceremony at
Rodef Shalom Congregation in
Pittsburgh, Pa. A reception at the
Concordia Club followed the
ceremony.
Lynn is the daughter of Drs.
Ruben and Barbara Snyderman of
Squirrel Hill, Pa. and grand-
daughter of Mrs. Louis J. Bloch of
Shadyside, Pa Steven is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Irwin
and grandson of Mrs. Alfred H.
Soon, all of St Petersburg.
Judith Ann Waters of San Fran-
cisco, Lynn's cousin, was Maid of
Honor. Steven's brother, Kevin,
served as Best Man. The bride
was attended by the groom's
sister, Eileen Irwin of St.
Petersburg, Martha Kwalwasser
of Squirrel Hill, Rubyn Rachman
of New York City, Laurel
Rosenberg of Squirel Hill, Linda
Shuman of New York City, and
Susan Walcoff of Chicago. Ushers
were James Allen of Washington.
D.C., Greg Hansel of Charlot-
tesville, Va., Leonardo Maiman of
Fort Lauderdale. Stephen Presser
Lynn Judith Snyderman
of New York City. Michael
Roberts of Philadelphia, and Jef-
frey Saver of Boston.
Lynn is a graduate of Kenyon
College and American Univer-
sity's Washington College of Law.
She is currently a Judicial Clerk
for Judge Barnes of the D.C.
Superior Court. Steven, a
graduate of Harvard College, is a
third-year law student at
Georgetown University.
The couple honeymooned in
Portugal and Spain and now are
at home in Washington, D.C.
Sally Greenberg
conference as they had at two
previous UN Women's con-
ferences during the last 10 years.
The free program will begin at
7:30 p.m., Nov. 6 at the Ramada
Hotel-Tampa airport, 5303 W.
Kennedy Blvd. (three blocks west
of West Shore Blvd.).
Ms. Greenberg, a member of the
District of Colubia and Minnesota
bar since 1980, moved to Boston
as Civil Rights Coordinator after
spending three years in the
Washington ADL office where
she was assistant director. Her
current responsibilities include
monitoring the activities of ex-
tremist groups and will be coor-
dinating activities of ADL offices
along the Eastern Seaboard.
Ms. Greenberg presentation will
mark the first time in the history
of the Tampa Bay Jewish Com-
munity that so many Jewish
women's organizations in both
Pinellas and Hillsborough County
have joined together to co-sponsor
a program.
The event is being coordinated
by the West Florida Regional
Board of the ADL.
Other group's sponsoring Ms.
Greeberg's talk are: The Women's
Division of the Jewish Federation
of Pinellas, Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion Women's Division, B'nai
B'rith Women. Brandeis St.
Petersburg. Brandeis Tampa,
Congregation B'nai Israel
Sisterhood, Congregation Rodeph
Sholom Sisterhood, Congregation
Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood, Tem-
ple B'nai Israel Sisterhood, Tem-
ple Beth-El Sisterhood, Temple
David Sisterhood, Hadassah,
Business and Professional
Women's Network of the Tampa
Jewish Federation, Jewish War
Veterans Ladies Auxiliary Tampa
Chapter, National Council of
Jewish Women Pinellas Suncoast
Chapter. NCJW St. Petersburg
Section, NCJW Tampa Section,
ORT St. Petersburg Evening
Chapter and ORT Tampa Bay
Region.
For more information on Ms.
Greenberg's presentation, call
Susan Goldberg in Pinellas Coun-
ty at 381-3686 or the ADL office
in Tampa at 875-0750.
Israel, Poland Will Shortly
Reveal Exchange of Diplomat
TEL AVIV (JTA) Israel and Poland are short
exchange diplomats to head interest sections in Wa
and Tel Aviv, according to diplomatic sources. Agr
on the exchange was reached at recent meetings in I
York between Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir and I
Foreign Minister Stefan Olszowski when both werei
ding the UN General Assembly.
FULL DETAILS are still to be worked out, bo
known that the Polish diplomatic will operate from I
fices of the Polish-Israel Bank, which has operated'
interruption in Tel Aviv despite the break in din
relations between the two countries. The Israeli
will probably be housed in and operate from the
which formerly served as the Israel Embassy in Wa
Foreign Ministry sources say they hope the op
the interest sections will lead to the operation of |
semi-diplomatic representations with other East Ei
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Friday, November 1. 1985/The Jewish Floridian of I'inellas County Page 9
Ball Is In King's CourtPeres
DAVID FRIEDMAN
IHINGTON (JTA)
-2i Premier Shimon
ended a two-day visit
ington last Friday
the onus for the
Jin the Middle East
Urocess on King Hus-
Ifjordan-
Ui is clear," Peres said
conference at the Israel
before leaving for New
ny "Let's meet as soon as
.let's negotiate directly,
"negotiate without
itions."
said Israel "will listen
jt care to any Jordanian
p," He added that he ex-
[that Israel would reject the
lordanian proposals as Jor-
|d Israel s proposals. "We
. negotiate not because we
Jut because we disagree,"
_M stressed "We have to
negotiate.
HARING on ABC-TVs
^ Week with David
L" Peres said that he
prefer that negotiations
irdan would seek in the
not pt-rmanent noun
. sort of "self-
jpJJJJJJJ/'rr.:" the Palestinians
^B\V,-: Bai r "a joint ven-
*nth Israel and Jordan.
not explain, but stressed
Jd like to find a peaceful
IMj acceptable not only to us
[the Palestinians as well."
also stressed that "we
like to become a domi-
le upon another peo-
uvdng that throughout
history, the Jewish people
rer been "masters" over
ile.
( i .!,.'.
I three major appearances
reporters Friday at the
lepartment with Secretary
| George Shultz after their
[the American Enterprise
(AEI), and at the Em-
ss conference Peres
an international con-
which included the five
ent members of the
Nations Security Council
kin demands, as long as
pt Union and the People's
of China do not have
! relations with Israel.
JOUGH THERE have
orts that the USSR has
nsidering restoring
tic ties with Israel, Peres
Friday, "Frankly, I do
hat happening in the near
He noted during two of
nces Friday that "we
lonely without the
[smaller the group will be
Chances for success will be
F Peres said at the
ppartment.
k, Peres did call for the
rmanent members of the
[Council to endorse direct
ons between Israel and a
""Palestinian delegation.
ed that by being "open-
Prt've" in this way they
l>ve Hussein the interna-
Mext he says he needs to
1 negotiations with
isametime>peressai \y not believe that Hus-
IW ruled out his need for
rf the Palestine Libera-
lization for negotia-
F he noted that Hussein
I** let down" by the
JJttdng terrorism and
Iu*d?h'"'^ttoexiM.
ET.lht' HnUsh govern-
ET a meetin8 w>th the
Peres said that the PLO has
"excluded itself from negotia-
tions by its recent terrorist ac-
tivities. Shultz sidestepped a ques-
tion about the PLO Friday
although a day earlier, in testify-
ing before the House Foreign Af-
fairs Committee, he said the
group's position has become clear
by "the violence that has come
from the PLO."
Peres indicated a lessening of
Israeli objection to the U.S.
meeting with a joint Jordanian-
Palestinian delegation because he
said he was satisfied that the U.S.
would not enter into any such
talks unless they led to direct
negotiations. "There is no
substitute for direct negotia-
tions," he said. "All the rest is
window-dressing.''
WHEN AN Arab reporter sug-
gested that an Israeli-Jordanian
agreement reached under a Peres
government might not In- kept
when Foreign Minister Yitzhak
Shamir becomes Premier next
year. Peres said any Israeli agree-
ment is kept by future
governments.
He noted that with a single-
party government, agreement is
easy, but implementation is hard.
but with a national unity govern-
ment, such as Israel now has,
agreement is hard but implemen-
tation easy.
During his two days here. Peres
stressed the "warm" reception he
has received from the Administra-
tion and expressed Israel's
gratitude for the support of the
Administration and Congress.
HE REPEATEDLY noted
that, unlike the situation when he
visited Washington a year ago,
there were no major issues
dividing Washington and
Jerusalem. Israeli and Reagan
Administration officials stressed
the cooperation of the two coun-
tries against international
terrorism.
However, Peres did admit to
one difference. Israel's continued
opposition to the Reagan Ad
ministration's proposed arms
sales to Jordan, which he pointed
out is still in a state of war with
Israel. Peres did not seem to be a
concerned about Jordan receiving
arms from the Soviet Union or
others, since he said they were not
as sophisticated as American
weaponry.
In his remarks at the White
House last Thursday, Peres said
Israel was ready to negotiate with *
Jordan in Amman, Jerusalem or
Washington. On Friday, he said
he would add Cairo.
This seemed to be part of a
special effort by both Israel and
the U.S. to reach out to Egypt
because of its anger over the U.S.
interception of an Egyptian plane
carrying the hijackers of the
Italian liner Achille Lauro Peres
said at the AEI that he hoped
negotiations would get started
soon again with Egypt over their
dispute on Taba.
EARLIER AT the State
Department. Shultz called the
Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty the
"fundamental building block" of
the peace process. "We both cer-
tainly wish to see our relation-
ships with Egypt remain solid and
be a contribution to further
developments toward peace in the
area." he said.
While Peres discussed
numerous issues during his
meetings with Administration of-
ficials. Israel's economic situation
took up a great deal of time. Both
Reagan and Shultz praised
Israel's accomplishments under
its austerity program.
Shultz said the U.S. will help
Israel on its next step which he
said is to encourage economic
growth and new industry. He said
he has named Deputy Secretary of
State John Whitehead to lead this
effort.
Shultz said Whitehead would
work with the joint Israel-U.S.
economic planning group, whose
next meeting is in December, and
with the private group of
Americans, headed by Max
Fisher, the Detroit Jewish leader,
that is seeking to promote invest-
ment in Israel.
3 Terrorists Reported Killed
In Attack on Radio Station
TEL AVIV (JTA) Three
terrorists, a local worker and a
South Lebanon Army (SLA)
soldier were killed in South
Lebanon last week when a gang of
four men attacked the American
missionary-owned and operated
"Voice of Hope" radio and televi-
sion station near El Khiam bet-
ween Marjayoun and the Israel
border in the security zone.
Four men with explosives on
their backs estimated to have
been about 100 kilograms at-
tacked the buildings. One of them
managed to place his charge near
the radio station building. In the
explosion that followed the station
was completely destroyed along
with its equipment. The radio sta-
tion continued to broadcast from a
temporary small studio in Mar-
jayoun, using reserve equipment.
The nearby television studios
were not damaged, and transmis-
sions are continuing.
THE FOUR men approached
the building, throwing hand
grenades. A 55-year-old wat-
chman shot one of the attackers
and was himself shot and killed by
the attackers. A nearby SLA post
opened fire, apparently hitting the
remaining three terrorists and
setting off the explosives they car-
ried on their bodies. One of the
SLA men was killed in the ex-
change of fire.
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Educator-in-Residence Weekend
Planned At Temple B'nai Israel
Rabbi Howard Bogot, director
of the UAHC Department of
Education, will be Temple B'nai
Israel of Clearwater's Educator-
in-Residence for a weekend in
November.
The schedule of events includes
talks, discussion groups and
workshops with Rabbi Bogot on
Friday, Nov. 15 through Sunday,
Nov. 17.
The schedule is:
Friday, Nov. 15: Shabbat Ser-
vices, 8 p.m. Rabbi Bogot will pre-
sent a philosophical overview of
Jewish thought through stories in
a dialogue with Rabbi Arthur
Baseman.
Saturday, Nov. 16: 2-4 p.m.
"Jewish Identity Assertiveness."
A workshop for families with
children ages six and older. The
activities will conclude with Hav-
dalah. Reservations required.
Sudnay, Nov. 17: 10 a.m.-noon.
Granparenting workshop -
"We're here in Florida, and
they're Up North." What to do
when grandchildren visit for
holidays and Shabbat. How to pro-
vide the extended family when
miles apart. Reservations
required.
1-4 p.m. Teacher Workshop
"Entering the Kedushah
Kingdom The Anatomy of a
Jewish Classroom."
Reservations should be made no
later than Nov. 8 by contacting
the Temple office.
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Congregations, Organizations Events
B'NAI B'RITH
Blood Drive Nov. 17
Our cities have grown in popula-
tion and with this growth, the
need for blood has increased. The
need for blood has again been
called.
In the past our donors have
been there, this time more of us
will be needed to fill the need.
Some of us have been lucky and
our blood bank was your ace in the
hole.
Don't you think it is time to do
your share? So please join your
Jewish brothers and sisters in this
endeavor, giving life to your
fellow man. Some of them turn
out to be a relative or friend.
Our B'nai B'rith Lodge of St
Pete will continue to donate two
tickets to a dinner theater of
choice to a lucky donor. The name
will be drawn at the next open
meeting following the blood drive.
If we surpass the total of the last
drive another pair of tickets will
be donated.
The date for the drive will be
Sunday, Nov. 17, between 8:30
a.m. and noon at the Jewish Com-
munity Center on Elbow Lane.
For any questions, or need,
please call Al Levy, 345-7905.
CONGREGATION
B'NAI ISRAEL
ST. PETERSBURG
Adult Studies
Chairman Jonathan Fuss ex-
tends a cordial invitation to join us
at Friday evening services on
Nov. 1, at 8 p.m., when the Adult
Studies Commission will host a Sit
Down Oneg Shabbat in the style
of a Rebbe's Tish. The Rebbe's
Tish will be coordinated by Cal
and Vi Goldstein.
TafaMd Torah Book Fair
The Pauline Rivkind Talmud
Torah of Congregation B'nai
Israel, 301 59th St. N., St.
Petersburg, will be holding a Book
Fair for the whole family, with a
special emphasis on Jewish
literature. There will be books,
games and toys for children and
adults. The Book Fair will be held
Thursday, Nov. 7 and Tuesday,
Nov. 12, from 8:30-10 a.m. and
3:30-5 p.m., and on Sunday, Nov.
10, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sunday's hours will coincide with
Sunday School and Parent Obser-
vation Morning.
The Book Fair will be held in the
Teen Room. Call Cantor Irving
Zummer, School Administrator,
at 381-4900 for further
information.
Consecration Service Held
Congregation B'nai Israel of St.
Petersburg held its Consecration
ceremony during Shabbat Hoi
Hamoed Sukkot services on
Saturday, Oct. 5.
We wish a sincere maze! tov to
the following children and their
families: Pamela Cohen, daughter
of Dr. and Mrs. Paul Cohen;
Steven Critelli, son of Ms. Debra
Critelli; Eleanor Eichenbaum,
daugher of Dr. and Mrs. Harry
Eichenbaum; Barbara Gordon,
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Mark
Gordon; Jeffrey Green, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Ira Green; Dawn Jacob-
son, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jef-
frey Jacobson; Sara Kesler,
daughter of David and Bonnie
Kesler; Keith Leon, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Bruce Leon;
Mathew and Melinda
Rosenberg, children of Dr. and
Mrs. Stanley Rosenberg, Ariel
Rubinsky, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Rubinsky; Michael Conn
son at Ms. Randi Conn; Matthew
Hirsch, son of Mrs. Eileen
Richman; Samuel Kauffman. son
of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Kauffman;
Stacy LeVine, daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. Mitchell LeVine; Jeremy
Luski, son of Rabbi and Mrs.
Jacob Luski; Joshua Mills, son of
Mr. and Mrs. EUi Mills; Kari
Phillips, daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
Michael Phillips; Corey Resnick,
son of Dr. and Mrs. Jerrold
Resnick; Yael Silk, daugher of Mr.
and Mrs. Mark Silk; Leah Smith,
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Allan
Smith.
The Consecration Class 5746
consists of Congregation B'nai
Israel students who are beginning
their formal Jewish education.
This includes the Alef class
students of the Pauline Rivkind
Talmud Torah and the first grade
students of the Pineuas County
Jewish Day School.
A special thanks to Mrs. Rita
Jacobson, who coordinated the
beautiful Shabbat luncheon that
followed the services.
USYera HOST
CONCLAVE NOV. 8-10
Southeast Region United
Synagogue Youth has named Con-
gregation B'nai Israel as host of
the Mercaz Sub-Regional Conven-
tion Nov. 8, 9, and 10. We are
honored, and feel this is only ap-
propriate since our own Howard
Slomka is president of Mercaz
Sub-Region.
USYers from the West Coast of
Florida will gather with us for a
Shabbat weekend of prayer,
study, socializing, and growing
together. All activities and most
of their meals will be at the
synagogue. It is expected that
more than 150 teen-agers will par-
ticipate in this weekend.
Kevin Kay and Juliet Kaiser are
chairpersons for this event.
TEMPLE BETH-EL
Art Festival Date Set
The dates for Temple Beth-El's
Annual Art Festival have been set
for Jan. 25, 26 and 27.
Mark your calendars and watch
for further information.
WOMAN OF VALOR
CLUB FORMS
The Torah gives the name
Woman of Valor to show the great
respect and appreciation for the
work that women do. In addition
to the duties outlined in the Torah
such as Shabbot Candles, Mikva
(family purity), and Tithe
(Challah). the woman of the house
cleans, cooks, does laundry and
ironing, collects coupons, plays
mom, coach, chauffer, etc. All of
these responsibilities are
recognized and applauded by the
Torah, for it is the woman of the
house who ensures the genera-
tions of tomorrow.
The purpose of this club is to be
a source of information and in-
spiration to the Jewish women of
Pinellas County. We will attempt
to cover a variety of topics of in-
terest and concern.
The Woman of Valor club is part
of a network of national and inter-
national Chabad women's groups
called N'shei Chabad. This
organization of thousands of
women meeting coast to coast and
around the world, is planning a
winter convention in Milwaukee,
WI in January. Further details as
they are available will be passed
on to you.
The classes will vary depending
on the topic of the day. At times
we will have a short presentation
and a group discussion. At other
times, we will have a photocopy of
a text which we will cover line by
line in English (and sometimes in
Hebrew and English) as we learn
the meaning of each word (for
each word in the Torah has as
special meaning). Knowledge of
Hebrew is not a necessity!
ORT
Holiday
The Clearwater Chapter of
Women's American ORT, is
holding a holiday bazaar Sunday,
Nov. 3 from noon to 4 p.m. at the
Golda Meir Center, 302 So.
Jupiter Ave., Clearwater.
The following companies will
display their goods and services
and will donate a percentage of
sales to ORT, plus an item for the
raffle:
Play Creations stuffed
animals, Cabbage Patch doll
clothes, hand sewn items; Gold
Coast Promotions 14K Gold
Jewelry; Fay Swafford Originals
Made to order purses and
luggage;
Also: Discovery Toys Educa-
tional Toys, Games and Books;
Tupperware Storage and oven-
ware; Contemporary Limited Edi-
tions Limited edition prints;
Trans Designs Home ac-
cessories; Adornments Ear-
thenware earrings; Jeanne's But-
tons and Bows Frilly barrettes;
Rachel's Designs Made to order
apparel, alterations, hand woven
fabrics; Skin Care Make up,
akin care products and services;
Yesteryear of Clearwater -
Handwoven country baskets;
Beth Williger Personalized gift
items; and Concepts Hand-
crafted jewelry; Plus: Antiques,
coUectables, fine objects of art.
For information about the
bazaar, contact Sandy K rau.se,
Vice President, Community Af-
fairs, 784-5295.
ORT CHAPTERS
To Participate
In ORT Sabbath
On Friday evening, Nov. 15, the
St. Petersburg Evening Chapter
of Women's American ORT will
be participating in ORT Sabbath.
The Chapter will worship at Con-
gregation B'nai Israel, 301 59th
St. N., in St. Petersburg, this
special Friday night service,
which is also a Family Shabbat,
will be led by Rabbi Jacob Luski.
The program will include active
involvement by chapter members.
All members and their families
are invited to attend the service
and the Oneg Shabbat at which a
special cake will be provided by
the ORT chapter.
The concept of ORT Sabbath
has been enlarged from an even-
ing of worship to an entire week
of educational activities within the
Jewish community. The purpose is
to provide information about
ORT's global network and
Women's American ORT's posi-
tions on issues of concern: Israel.
Soviet Jewry, women's rights,
anti-Semitism, and the Radical
Right's attempts to jeopardize our
civil liberties.
With education in mind, the St.
Petersburg Evening Chapter's
monthly meeting on Nov. 14 will
address the issue of anti-
Semitism. Bill Fleece, a member
of the Anti-Defamation League
speaker's bureau will lead the
chapter in a discussion on anti-
Semitism, particularly in the Tam-
pa Bay area. This meeting will be
held at the home of Ruth Cohen at
7:30 p.m. and is open to all who
are interested and concerned.
Please contact Pati Gross at
347-2436 for additional
information.
WOMEN'S AMERICAN ORT
St. Petersburg
The St. Petersburg Afternoon
Chapter of Women's American
ORT cordially invites our
members, friends and interested
peoples, to attend our annual ORT
sabbath.
Services will be held by Rabbi
Israel Dvorkin at the Beth Sholom
Synagogue at 1844 54th St. S.,
Gulfport, starting at 8 p.m. on Fri-
day, Nov. 15. ORT will have the
opportunity again to inform our
community of its past
achievements in addition to outlin-
ing its future goals: in particular,
its new schools, the Los Angeles
ORT Technical Institute and the
Max Braude Institute for
Technology in Karmiel.
Following services Oneg Shab-
bat will be sponsored by our
chapter.
For any further information,
please contact Lillian Schmidt at
367-3522.
ORT Volunteers
Go To Countryside High
The Clearwater Chapter of
Women's American ORT is sen-
ding representatives as
volunteers to Countryside High
School to distribute information
about the Pinellas County
Vocational-Technical Institute.
These women will be available
to assist students in choosing
post-high school career classes.
Representatives will be at Coun-
tryside High School on: Thursday,
Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-l p.m., and
Thursday, Dec. 5. 11 a.m.1 p.m.
For additional information
about career counseling, call
327-3671, Ext 239.
ORT, Organization for
Rehabilitation through Training
builds and maintains vocational-
technical schools worldwide to
help young people become self-
sufficient.
HADASSAH CHAPTERS
Sponsor Dance
Dance at the Coliseum
Ballroom, 535 4th Ave. No., St
Petersburg, on Satuday, Nov. 23,
with Hadassah. $10 per ticket ($4
Donor Credit). The band is the
18-piece New Yorkers.
BYOB Munchies will be pro-
vided. Opens st 8:30 p.m. Musk
starts at 9 p.m.
Both the Aviva/Shoshanim are
sponsoring this event. For infor-
mation call: Bev Sherman,
343-2079.
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Art Show
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Adult Bar/Bit
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531-5829 to register.
From the Rabbi's Desk
How To Live A Better Life
By RABBI JAN BRESKY
Every human being faces
ultimate spiritual questions that
only religion can answer:
Who am I? What is the purpose
of my life? How shall I lead an
ethical existence?
The way we answer these
religious questions often spells the
difference between a happy suc-
cessful life on one hand and
misery on the other. If we honest-
ly take a hard look at our failures
they are a result of misguided
religious priorities. We muddle
through life thinking that a new
material item will bring the hap-
piness we desperately seek. Then,
if we are lucky, some event or just
plain frustration makes us stop
and evaluate who we are and what
we truly "own."
It may be hard to believe but we
could possess every desired
material thing: houses, cars,
boats, etc. and still be miserable.
As one very wealthy person said
"Being rich is not what it promis-
ed to be." Or we could live a quiet
modest life and feel totally fulfill-
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answering those relij
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immunity Calendar
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|() (tndlelighting. 5:29 p.m.
. University National Women's Committee, exercise
rill. Nov. 2
|p iersburn Hadassah, Major Gifts Dinner (contact Estelle
b 38161511
, County Jewish Day School, special auction.
0. No- 3
Lu uen's Club brunch, 9:30 a.m. Congregation B'nai
Fellowship Hall. Guest speaker: Rabbi Shlomo
_V. Tonic: Hassidism and the Lubavitch Movement.
"J; $4 at it. Nov. 4
Ji War Veterans Ladies Auxiliary, board meeting. Golda
toter. 10 a"1-
h Pinellas Chapter, Hadassah, board meeting.
usah Clearwster Chapter, celebration of Florida 2002;
r. nome of Harriet Scharf. 400 Island Way, Apt. 308.
nter RSVP Doris Goldman (443-4214). Mildred Obolsky
OK) or Adeline Martin (734-1806).
j. Nov. 5
deis University National Women's Committee, member-
Jay, Nov. 6
rhood Conjrregation Beth Chai. general membership
rat svnan'>uue. men welcome. Speaker: Rabbi Stuart A.
t\ of Congregation Beth Chai.
| fc-Defamation League, community wide forum; guest
Sally Greenberg, 7:30 p.m. Ramada Hotel. Tampa.
_ i Federation of Pinellas County Executive Committee.
Ijleir Center. 7:30 p.m.
Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Friday, November 1, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County Page 11
Hadassah. Clear-water
F^fich^-!itea^0^ngudPoS
(c^.ltSS400,73pm Topic: Tanya' Cha^r 2
mysticism).
Thursday, Nov. 7
Chabad adult education. 7:30 d m
Jewish Law.
Introduction to Code of
meeuli"31 CUnCil JeWiSh Wmen' SunCOaSt SeCtion' board
Ra(T^eir F;Vndra,sfinK Di""er, Ruth Eckerd Hall. Richard B.
Baumgartner Center for the Performing Arts, 6 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 8
(Shabbat) Candlelighting, 5:24 p.m.
cla2E"deiS University National Women's Committee, exercise
Sunday, Nov. 10
Congregation Beth Sholom Men's Club Open Breafkast (con-
tact Ed Lanceit 784-7313).
Men's Club, Congregation Beth Sholom (Gulfport), monthly
breakfast synagogue social hall. Guest speaker: Dr. Keith W.
irwin. Lckerd College professor and founding local chairman of
board for development of hospice care for families experiencing
terminal illness. Topic: hospice care. Donation $2.50.
Monday, Nov. 11
Brandeis University National Women's Committee board
meeting.
Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Council. Tampa Jewish Communi-
ty Center (tentative location); 7:30 p.m.
Temple Beth El Sisterhood, annual paid-up membership lun-
cheon, Rothman Social Hall at temple, 12:30 p.m. Bernice Mor-
ris in charge of luncheon. Guest speaker: Barbara Friedman of
Menorah Manor. Members only, no guests. RSVP by Nov. 8.
Congregation Beth Chai, congregational board meeting. All
members welcome.
Tuesday, Nov. 12
Chabad Women of Valor Club, 7:30 p.m. Topic: "Who are Our
Women of Valor" a look at great Jewish women.
Jewish War Veterans, Paul Surenky Post 409 and Ladies
Auxiliary board meeting.
B'nai B'rith Women board meeting.
Sisterhood. Temple B'nai Israel, meeting, 11:30 a.m., bring
bag lunch. Dessert, $1.30. Entertainment: Clearwater High
School Choral Group "Windsong." Reservations (before Nov.
7): 581-1066.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
Chabad adult education. 7:30 p.m.. Tanya, Chapter 3.
Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Myth of
Stress.
St. Petersburg Hadassah, Shalom Group, Congregation B'nai
Israel (St. Petersburg), 12:30 p.m., refreshments. Rabbi Jacob
Luski will discuss Jewish books.
Aviva Group, Hadassah, Sunrise Savings and Loan Communi-
ty Room, 2525 So. Pasadena Ave., 6:30 p.m. for board members,
7:30 p.m. for general membership. Speaker: Rabbi Yossi
Dubrowski, executive director, Chai Bat Lubavitch. Tampa.
Aliyah Group, Hadassah, November meeting, Sunrise Bank
Community Room, 2525 So. Pasadena Ave., Program: What's
in a game a test of Jewish facts and trivia. Details: Betty
Morgenstein (360-3971).
Hadassah, Aliyah Group, general meeting.
National Council of Jewish Women, board meeting.
Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly, Nov. 13-17,
Washington, D.C.
Thursday, Nov. 14
Chabad adult education, 7:30 p.m., topic: "The Sidder the
Prayer Book."
Brandeis National Women's Committee, Suncoast Chapter,
Games People Play, Bellair Beach City Hall Community Room.
Charge: $5 book fund donation. Bring own cards/games. Buffet
lunch. RSVP by Nov. 7, Lorraine Leizer (596-4731), Syd Green
(535-9045).
Friday, Nov. 15
(Shabbat) Candlelighting, 5:21 p.m.
Brandeis University National Women's Committee, exercise
class.
Floridian deadline for Nov. 29 edition.
ntinued from Page 1-
[ene understood the twinn-
but was surprised
Ited is a letter word) to ac-
fhear the voice of his "twin"
(America!
king to a fellow Jewish boy
pwn age in Russian was
ling very powerful. Really
bine. Eugene wasn'J just a
[on a piece of paper but a real
n, a Jewish person who is
ermitted his own Bar Mitz-
f Emily said.
ugh there was no question
ISoviet authorities were
ping the call. Eugene and
Congregation B'nai Israel Participating
In National Student Shabbat
other members of his family were
eager to wish us a healthy, happy
Rosh Hashana.
A telephone contact, of course,
is rare. Letters and mail contact
are more common. Or even just a
mention and a thought at local
services here. Whatever the
method, a "twin" during the
Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony is an
important way of reaching out to
our Jewish brothers and sisters in
the USSR and tell them they are
not forgotten.
If you would like more informa-
tion on the Russian twinning pro-
gram contact the Federation of-
fice at 446-1033.
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On the weekend of Nov. 8, Con-
gregation B'nai Israel of St.
Petersburg will host Clifford
Nerwen, a Seminary student from
the Jewish Theological Seminary
in New York, as part of a National
Student Shabbat weekend. This
special event is one of a number of
programs designed to celebrate
the Seminary's 100th Birthday.
Rabbi Jacob Luski explained
that the purpose of the weekend is
to bring the Seminary and its
message into communities across
the country. More than 70
students will be participating in
similar programs this weekend.
Congregation B'nai Israel is
most pleased to have been
selected from the over 1,000 Con-
servative eonnregations around
the country to participate in this
special weekend. At Friday even-
ing services. Nov. 8, Clifford
Nerwen will speak to the Con-
gregation. He will also provide
programming at the USY Mercaz
Sub-Regional convention being
Committees
In Need
Of Volunteers
Continued from Page 2
committee.
The National Government Af-
fairs Sub-committee acts as a
liaison to national government
leaders in order to apprise them of
Jewish community concerns. This
committee is also responsible for
the Telegram Bank; sending
telegrams to government officials
on issues vital to the Jewish
people.
The Education/Church-
SUte/Interfaith Sub-committee
will act as a liaison within the
general community on issues rele-
vant to our Jewish community,
ie religion in the schools,
government funded public
schools, and government aid to
religious schools. This committee
will also work cooperatively with
other organizations in taking ac-
tion on communitywide issues.
Finally, this committee is an
avenue for communitywide inter-
faith dialogue.
hosted by St. Petersburg USY,
Nov. 8-10.
Clifford Nerwen is studying in
the Joint Program with the
Seminary and Columbia Universi-
ty. His major at the Seminary was
Biblical Studies and he received
his BA in May 1985.
He will be graduating from Col-
umbia in December with a degree
in Biological Sciences. Camp
Ramah in New England has been
one of Mr. Nerwen's most rewar-
ding experiences, as his interests
are participation with youth and,
in particular, USY-ers.
Clifford Nerwen

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