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THE VOICE Or
THE JEWISH
COMMUNITY OF
HUM BEACH
COUHTV
Jewish flor idian
.^ W OF PALM BEACH COUNTY
VOLUME 11 NUMBER 32
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18,1985
PRICE 35 CENTS
id
Government Leaders To Speak
At Mid-East Leadership Conference
All of the presidents of the
Approximately 200 local
Jewish organizations in nor-
hern Palm Beach County
ave been invited to attend a
lay-long leadership con-
ference on the Middle East at
Je Hyatt Palm Beaches on
lunday, Nov. 10.
The event will focus around
jiree workshops and will be
fchlighted by presentations
nd questions-and-answer ses-
kons with Florida Governor
Graham, United States
enator Paul Hawkins and
Smith. (See related
ditorial on Page 4.)
| According to Dr. Mark Rat-
_er, chair of the Israel Task
lorce of the Jewish Federa-
on's Community Relations
ncil, the purpose of the
dership conference is two-
"Our goals entail both
^working and the raising of
eness," Kattinger said.
fe're attempting to get the
dership of more than 160
|ewish organizations together
i they can be brought up to
kite on what's going on in
pel right now. and so they
become aware of what
her organizations in the com-
munity are doing vis-a-vis
pel."
[Rattinger went on to say
pat the workshops are the
Vys to the event. The one en-
Wed Dealing with the Media
W Our Elected Officials will
pscribe strategies on how
cues relating to Israel can be
resented to the media and
overnment officials in a
psitive way. Noting that the
pncerns of the media and
r officials are often dif-
pnt than those of the pro-
Israel Jewish community, Rat-
tinger said, "We have to
become more careful in the
way we disseminate informa-
tion to the media and in the
way we present our concerns
to our reelected repre-
sentatives."
Developing Organizational
Cooperation Into a Unified
Community will concentrate
on fostering effective network-
ing between the various local
Jewish organizations. Here the
attempt will be made to get the
local leaders to know one
another and more about com-
munity projects of interest to
all pro-Israel organizations.
Ideas and information will be
shared so that contacts and
resources amongst par-
ticipants can be cultivated.
"Our county has gotten so big
that we need to make a con-
certed effort to interface
quickly and accurately," com-
mented Rattineer.
The third workshop, Ter-
rorism and the Campaign to
Discredit Israel, will feature a
speaker from the American
Israel Public Affairs Commit-
tee (AIPAC) and will examine
the aims and techniques of ter-
rorism and how terrorism can
be dealt with by our local
Jewish community and by our
government leaders. The cam-
paign to discredit Israel, a
more insidious but equally
dangerous form of activity,
will also be investigated. "Our
people must have a better
understanding that there is
such a campaign, and they
need to feel prepared to res-
pond with some facts and con-
vincing arguments,"
Rattinger.
said
Escape Foiled
(Hijackers in Italian Custody
U.S. To Seek Extradition
[At press time on Oct. 11, all
Tjone f the passengers and
* of the Italian ocean liner
Inside
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l*ntn's Assembly
announced... page 3
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Achille Lauro were free, while
the four Palestinian hijackers
were being held by Italian of-
ficials at an American air base
in Sigonella, Sicily, following
the daring interception of the
Egyptian airliner carrying the
terrorists by U.S. F-14
warplanes.
Leon Klinghoffer of New
York, confined to a wheelchair
due to a recent stroke, was kill-
ed during the original hijack-
ing, the news of his death con-
veyed by Italian Foreign
Minister Guilio Andreotti after
initial reports from the ship's
captain that there had been no
loss of life.
Before the hijackers were
Continued on Pag* ,(>
Congressman Larry Smith Sen. Paula Hawkins
In addition to the
workshops, Governor Graham
will speak in the morning;
Senator Hawkins will address
the group at a luncheon, and
Congressman. Smith will close
the conference in the after-
noon. Dr. Rattinger stressed
that following these presenta-
tions question-and-answer ses-
sions will allow these govern-
ment leaders to learn about
our community's concerns
regarding the Middle East,
while providing the local
leadership with information on
the status of Israel and the
Middle East at the state and
federal level.
Dr. Rattinger added that the
Israel Task Force of the Com-
munity Relations Council is an
extremely active group of ap-
proximately 25 committed
citizens who share their time
and energy by contributing
their knowledge of Israel and
working with different local
and national pro-Israel groups.
"We've also been on the
Gov. Bob Graham
front line when crises have
struck in Israel," Rattinger
said, and he pointed out the ex-
ample of the local emergency
mobilization effort that the
ITF facilitated during the Yom
Kippur War in 1973.
Although the Mid-East
leadership conference is by in-
vitation only, those interested
in learning more about the
Israel Task Force or the Com-
munity Relations Council are
asked to call the Federation of-
fice at 832-2120.
'No Problem'
Says Gorbachev of Soviet Jews
By EDWIN EYTAN
PARIS (JTA) Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev believes that there is no
Jewish problem in the Soviet Union and that "nowhere else in the entire world
do Jews enjoy such extensive political and other rights as they do in the USSR."
Gorbachev, in Paris for a four-day visit, his first trip to a Western country
since he rose to power, said in an interview with French television: "Nowhere do
Jews have as many rights as they have here (in the Soviet Union)."
Gorbachev said, stressing every syllable as if he had well prepared the reply
to this particular touchy question, "The Jewish population represents 0.69 per-
cent of our total population, but they represent 10 to 20 percent of those (playing
an active role) in the political and cultural process."
The Soviet leader, who devoted some 10 minutes of his time to answering
this particular question, added, "if there is a problem of (family) reunions, we ac-
cept this (problem^ and we solve these problems (by granting permission for
such reunions)." Gorbachev added:
"We refuse such permission only where state secrets are involved. Even
these people (who know state secrets) are given the possibility to wait five or 10
years. If then they want to leave to rejoin their families (abroad), we grant them
the necessary authorizations and the people leave."
Gorbachev said, "We shall continue to calmly pursue this humane policy, and
we shall continue to solve these problems, as well as the problem of mixed mar-
riages and that of family reunions."
Turning to the specific issue of imprisoned dissidents and refuseniks, Gor-
bachev said, "In such a vast country as the Soviet Union, it is obvious that some
Continued on Page %


Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, October 18, 1985
7
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News Briefs
Explosion Rocks Jewish School In Buenos
Aires
BUENOS AIRES (JTA) Early on Oct. 2 a bomb
went off in one of the buildings of the Sholom Aleichem
Jewish School complex, the World Jewish Congress
reported here last week.
According to the Latin American Branch of the WJC, ex-
tensive property damage resulted, but no one was injured.
A preliminary evaluation by authorities indicates that the
explosive device used was a powerful one. No persons or
organizations have yet claimed responsibility for the
attack.
Jewish Quarter in Tunis Under Heavy Guard
PARIS (JTA) Tunisian army and police units were
called out recently to patrol near the former Jewish quarter
in Tunis where many of Tunisia's remaining 5,000 Jews
still live. Armored cars were stationed at strategic points,
and helicopters hovered overhead after hundreds of angry
youths tried earlier in the day to stage an anti-Israel and
anti-American demonstration.
The Tunisian radio said that the would-be demonstrators
ran through the city center shouting "Israeli killers" and
"revenge. '
International Jewish Organization Condemns
Apartheid
OTAWA (JTA) The Commonwealth Jewish Council,
an organization representing Jewish communities in 26
British Commonwealth countries, condemned the apar-
theid policy of South Africa in a statement issued at a press
conference at the conclusion of its annual conference held
here.
The statement, a resolution passed during the two-day
conference, expressed the Council's "abhorrence and con-
demnation of the practice" and congratulated the South
African Jewish Board of Deputies for its recent resolution
rejecting apartheid. Greville Janner, Council president and
a British Labor Party member of Parliament, described the
South African Jewish community's resolution as a
"courageous move" in view of the circumstances.
Shamir and Netanyahu Explain. Tunisian Raid
UNITED NATIONS (JTA) Foreign Minister Yit-
zhak Shamir of Israel told the UN General Assembly
recently that Israel attacked Palestine Liberation
Organization bases in Tunisia "after it became evident that
the terrorists were mounting attacks from Tunisia with
impunity."
He recalled the murder of three Israelis in Larnaca,
Cyprus on Yom Kippur day and said that in recent months
the PLO headquarters in Tunisia was also responsible for a
number of sea-borne attempts against Israel which were
foiled by the Israel Navy.
"We had no intention of attacking Tunisia, although this
country has permitted terrorist bases to exist on its soil,"
Shamir declared. "We acted against murderous criminals
in order to prevent the continuation of their criminal acts."
Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel's Ambassador to the UN,
told the Security Council that the Israeli attack was a
response to increasing terrorist attacks, organized and
directed by the PLO.
The envoy claimed that the Israeli attack was a "strike
aimed at the culprits, and at the culprits alone." He said
that "any civilian casualties were wholly inadvertent and
unintentional, and the result of the deliberate PLO tactic of
planting its bases among civilians. Civilians, let us
remember, are the key to PLO's strategy. They kill
civilians and they hide behind them."
Polish Gov't. Will Observe
35th Year of Yiddish Theater
i
i JERUSALEM (JTA) The
polish government will observe
the 35th anniversary of the
Jewish State Theater, the Yiddish
theater in Warsaw, with a series
of commemorative events at the
beginning of December, Stephan
Grayek, chairman of the World
Federation of Polish Jews,
reported here on his return from
Poland recently.
The Jewish State Theater was
founded shortly after World War
II when surviving Jewish actors
returned to Poland from concen-
tration camps and from the Soviet
Union. It is named in memory of
Esther Rah el Kaminska, the
famous actress known as the
mother of the Yiddish theater.
A 20-member delegation of
Israeli writers, actors and public
figures will go to Warsaw for the
ceremonies. With them will be
three members of the Habimah
Theater Shmuel Rodensky,
Shmuel Atzmon and Shmulik
Segal. They will appear in a pro-
gram based on the writings of
Sholom Aleichem.
Some of the thousands of demonstrators
who congregated at a rally in Givatayim to
demonstrate against Knesset Member Meir
Kahane of the Kach Party. The
demonstrators shouted, shrieked and
booed in order to drown out every word
Kahane spoke. Some 450 police and border
police equipped with helmets, shields and
clubs tried to maintain order.
No More Visas?
Rabbi Kahane Loses U.S. Citizenship
WASHINGTON Rabbi Meir
Kahane, of Israel's controversial right-
wing Kach Party, has been stripped ofhis
U.S. citizenship. State Department
sources here said that the Brooklyn,
N.Y.-born Kahane lost his citizenship
because he is a member of Israel's
Knesset and is therefore no longer entitl-
ed to dual nationality.
In issuing its certificate of loss of na-
tionality, the State Department explained
that Kahane had expatriated himself ef-
fective Aug. 13, 1984, by assuming'his
seat in the Knesset.
On a visit to the United States last
month, Kahane declared that he hadjiot
given up his American citizenship because
he believed he would have difficulty ob-
taining a visa. He emigrated to Israel 14
years ago.
Victims Buried
7 Murdered By Egyptian 'Guard'

'...
JERUSALEM Victims
of a massacre in the Sinai
desert were buried in a
series of funerals here.
Perhaps the greatest
anguish was expressed at
Beit Hashita, a small kib-
butz in northern Israel,
where mourners buried
Ofra Gelad Turell, 12.
At the beginning of the
weekend, Turell and some friends
and relatives crossed the border
into Sinai for a camping trip,
which the Israel-Egypt peace
treaty permits as one of the
"benefits" accorded Israel for
returning the Sinai Peninsula
under the Camp David accord.
But by week's end, Ofra was
one of seven Israelis four of
them children killed by an
Egyptian soldier or policeman. In
addition, two other children were
wounded.
THE SPECIAL agony was felt
here as Ofra was interred Sunday
next to her father, Yochai Gelad,
who had been killed 12 years
earlier during the Yom Kippur
War launched by an Egyptian
sneak attack in 1973.
Official Egyptian explanations
for the massacre are that a police
officer went berserk and opened
fire on the proup of Israeli
campers at Ras Burka, a Sinai
camping site 25 miles south of the
Israel-Egypt border.
According to these explana-
tions, the policeman also fired at
fellow Egyptians and was finally
subdued and captured.
BUT HIGH-RANKING Israeli
leaders, including former Defense
Minister Moshe Arens, are not
buying the Egyptian explana
tions. Arens has suggested that
the eunman was an Egyptian
soldier, and not a police officer at
all. Under the Camp David accord,
Egypt is forbidden to post soldiers
in the Sinai.
Another former Defense
Minister, Ariel Sharon, has also
expressed skepticism. Both he and
Arens are now being joined by
Israelis everywhere who have
since been infuriated by reports
from an eyewitness according to
whom the Egyptians left the
wounded victims untouched for
hours and also refused to allow
other Israelis to come to their aid.
Dvora Vadia, of Jerusalem, who
was at the campsite but not in-
volved in the shooting, told Israel
Radio that the Israelis were
threatened with death if they ap-
proached the nearby hillside
where the shootings took place.
"Time was passing and nobody
took care of them (the victims),"
Vadia said. "We were there for
two hours and (there was) no help,
no ambulance, nothing. They were
our friends, and we were helpless.
We couldn't do anything. We
could have saved them."
the victims were brought after]
nearly five hours passed from the
time of the shooting, doctors said
that most died from loss of Wood I
and lack of treatment. Three of I
the dead were Judge Harmanl
Shelah; his wife, Elena, and a
12-year-old daughter, Zaleel, all |
from Jerusalem.
While Egyptian officials ml
Cairo have denied the allegations,
Israel's Foreign Ministry has
listed a set of questions and |
demands responses to the ques- j
tions concerning the slaughter, i
These include the nature of the
gunman's duties and the reason
for the alleged delay in treating |
the victims.
Prime Minister Shimon Peres
asked Egypt's President Hosni
Mubarak Sunday to establish a
commission of inquiry to
vestigate the affair.
Earlier. Mubarak had described
the shooting as "a small accident,
committed by a madman." Both
Peres and Mubarak have been
quoted as declaring the incident
must not damage the Mideast
AT A hospital in Eilat, where peace process
Law Professor Blasts ABA
On USSR Agreement
At a UCSJ-sponsored press
conference held in
Washington, D.C. in July, Har-
vard law professor and UCSJ
advisory board member Alan
Dershowitz censured the
American Bar Association
(ABA) for entering into an
agreement with the Associa-
tion of Soviet Lawyers. The
agreement's objectives include
promotion of "contacts bet-
ween American and Soviet
lawyers and ongoing coopera;
tion between the two groups-
Among the officers of the
Association of Soviet Lawyers
(ASL) is Vice President
Samuel Zivs, who also serves
as the first vice chairman of
the "Anti-Zionist Committee
of the Soviet Public." He has
published denunciations of An-
drei Sakharov, referring to
Continued on Page ,9


Friday, October 18, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 3
^omen's Division
Penny Beers, Carole Klein To Chair Jewish Women's Assembly
Culminates Years Of Community Leadership
Margot Brozost, Women's
Lision vice-president for
cation, has announced that
nnv Beers and Carole Klein
Jco-ctair this year's Jewish
Even's Assembly, to be held
Sunday, Nov. 24 at the
-utt Palm Beaches.
Ffor both Mrs. Beers and
,s Klein the responsibility of
rtanizing this important
Kcational event represents
fc culmination of many years
service to the Jewish
[immunity.
[penny Beers has been ac-
Ively involved in Jewish com-
kunal work since 1975, in-
Buding various roles in Young
idership and Women's Divi-
lon. Mrs. Beers has served as
Women's Division vice-
Iresident for outreach and as
fee-president for leadership
levelopment. After returning
from a mission to Israel in
1980, Mrs. Beers was in-
strumental in forming the
Business and Professional
Women's group, and she serv-
ed as the Women's Division
vice-president for Business
and Professional Women for
several years. Mrs. Beers is
presently combining work as a
teacher with further schooling
at the graduate level.
Carole Klein has also been an
active and committed member
of the Jewish community over
the years. After particip-
ating in two missions to
Israel, one in 1976 with Young
Leadership and another in
1980 as a member of Women's
Division, Mrs. Klein served as
Women's Division vice-
president for outreach, and
she has been very involved in
many Women's Division Cam-
paign efforts. Mrs. Klein is
currently the public relations
director at the Jewish Com-
munity Day School.
"These two women are very
busy," commented Margot
Brozost. "Not only are they
working women, but they are
also entirely committed to
their involvement in the
Jewish community."
Asked why she would want
to juggle an already full
schedule to chair the Jewish
Women's Assembly, Mrs.
Beers said, "I feel that the
Jewish Women's Assembly is a
very important educational
endeavor. It's very effective
and it's also a lot of fun. Over
500 women attended last year,
and we're hoping for an even
greater response this year."
Carole Klein described the
Penny Beers
purpose of the Jewish
Women's Assembly by saying,
"It provides an opportunity
for the women in our com-
munity to be educated about
different aspects of their roles
as Jews and as females. Penny
and I are looking forward to a
record-breaking attendance.
The program Deing planned
. Continued on Page 6-
nold I. Schwartzman Named As Endowment Director
|Erwin H. Blonder, president
the Jewish Federation of
dm Beach County, has an-
jwnced the appointment of
[mold I. Schwartzman to
Irve as endowment director.
I Mr. Schwartzman brings to
he community 15 years of
verse legal and business ex-
erience and a continuing in-
vest and involvement in
deration work.
[After graduating from
fanderbilt Law School in
969, Mr. Schwartzman
ntered legal practice with a
Irm in Cincinnati, while also
prving as law reform and
jtigation director for the
jegal Aid Society and
ching law at the University
Cincinnati Law School,
here he was voted outstan-
new law teacher of the
in 1973.
I After moving to Dayton in
1974, Mr. Schwartzman
Twame general counsel of a
rivately owned supermarket
Nn, and in 1975 he became
p president of the real estate
) of the same company.
I Upon returning to a private
p practice in 1981, Mr.
pwatzman specialized in
^presenting creative artists
N editorial columnists, and
11984 he pursued this special-
1 on a private basis.
I Mr. Schwartzman has work-
" within the Jewish communi-
creative solutions to communal
problems as they may arise.
The endowment program of-
fers a range of opportunities
for charitable persons on all
economic levels. Donors may
set up a personalized philan-
thropic fund in their own name
or in the name of one they wish
to honor or memorialize.
Other forms of participation
include charitable remainder
trusts, outright gifts, be-
quests, life insurance policies
and letters of intent. Donors
may take advantage of
substantial income tax and/or
estate tax savings made possi-
ble by tax laws designed to en-
courage philanthropy.
Currently the assets of the
various funds in the endow-
ment program total approx-
imately $5 million.
As endowment director, Mr.
Schwartzman is available to
meet with prospective donors
and/or with their counsel or
other professional advisors to
discuss structuring an endow-
ment gift or bequest which will
be mutually beneficial to the
donor and the Federation.
Arnold I. Schwartzman
ty for more than ten years,
serving on the boards of the
Dayton Jewish Center, Temple
Israel in Dayton and the
Jewish Federation of Greater
Dayton. He was also a foun-
ding trustee of Children's On-
cology Services of Dayton and
Covenant Manor, a senior.
citizens housing project.
The Federation's Endow-
ment Fund program was
created in 1979 to insure the
continuity of vital Federation
services and to provide addi-
tional resources for the
strengthening of the Jewish
community of the Palm
Beaches. It is a source of funds
used for unforeseen emergen-
cies, for special programs and
projects which cannot be
financed from current
budgets, and for "seed"
monev for innovative and
TTi'e Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
proudly presents
BOYNTON BEACH EXPO
Thursday, October 31, 1985
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
at the
Boynton Beach Office
3625 So. Congress Avenue, #102
Boynton Beach, FL 33436
For residents of South Lake Worth, Boynton Beach and Ocean Ridge
Come meet the Federation staff and volunteers
and learn how you can become part of one of the
fastest growing Jewish communities in the United States.
HIGHLIGHTS
* Mezzuzah affixing ceremony
* Video and film presentations
* Meet with community leaders and with agency representatives of:
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Day School
Jewish Family A Children's Service
Joseph L. Morse Geriatric Center
Refreshments served throughout the day
PleaseR.S.V.P. 737-0746
There will be no solicitation of funds.
Rain or Shine


Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, October 18, 1985
Administration Needs
Mist Out of Its Eyes
When Jordan's King Hussein and Egypt's
President Mubarak came to Washington and
the United Nations recently, everyone tend-
ed to regard their presence through misty
eyes of hope for peace at the same time that
they clutched the King's hand in Ad-
ministration assent to sell Jordan
sophisticated weapons costing as much as
$1.9 billion, including:
40 advanced fighters;
108 Stinger surface-to-air missiles;
12 Improved Hawk surface-to-air missile
units;
other upgrades to enhance the lethal
power of Jordan's existing Improved
Hawks;
300 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles;
32 M-3 Bradley cavalry fighting
vehicles.
Somehow, the arms sale seemed to set the
seal of a promise that the King was finally
prepared to talk turkey. The turkey,
however, may well turn out to be little more
than a shell game.
No New Initiative
It is now clear that what Hussein offered
was little different from what both he and
Mubarak brought to Washington last spring,
and that the so-called "defensive" air
package to Jordan threatens the very basis
of Israel's security by providing Jordan with
offensive weapons that undermine the cor-
nerstone of Israel's single edge of survival,
its air superiority.
This is a major issue because Israel does
not have enough soldiers to guard its long
and vulnerable borders, and so it depends
upon a small standing army supported by a
large number of reservists. Israel's Air
Force has the critical and difficult task of
protecting the country while the reservists
are being mobilized.
What is more, military logistics apart for
the moment if that is possible, events of the
last two weeks show just how "friendly"
King Hussein is so far as that peace package
is concerned that he and Mubarak brought
to President Reagan at the end of
September. And how equally guilty of
cupidity the President and the Administra-
tion are in listening sympathetically to the
King's request for a "defensive" air package
indeed, in sending the President's request
for annroval of the air package to Capitol
Hill recently before the King really
gets down to talking about peace with
Israel, no more fooling around.
Jordan Hosts Arafat
The painful fact is that Jordan today, once
again, is playing host to Yasir Arafat and
the Palestine Liberation Organization.
From Jordan and the PLO base there have
come the orders that set into motion 18
separate terrorist murders of Israelis since
last August alone.
This includes the murders of three Israelis
by the Force 17 unit of the PLO. Two of
them Mordechai Suissa and Edna Harari
were shot to death in a hillside pine grove
six miles southwest of Jerusalem. The third
was Haim Falah, a farmer from Migdal
Hamek.
Force 17 is a commando unit that is
reported to be unswervingly loyal to PLO
Chief Yasir Arafat.
Smith On The Smith Amendment
By REP. LARRY SMITH
In August, the President
signed into law the first
foreign assistance authoriza-
tion bill since 1981 which in-
cludes an amendment that will
have an important effect upon
U.S. foreign policy in the Mid-
dle East.
The amendment, which I
sponsored, clearly states the
opposition of Congress to any
sale to Jordan of advanced
weapons until there is signifi-
cant progress in the peace^o-
cess. It declares that if the
President submits to Congress
a Jordanian arms sale of ad-
vanced aircraft or new air
defense systems, he also must
certify Jordan's public commit-
ment to the recognition of
Israel and its commitment to
negotiate promptly and direct-
ly with Israel under the basic
tenets of UN Security Resolu-
tions 242 and 338.
This certification is not like
the one for progress in human
rights in El Salvador where
the Administration had great
latitude in detailing com-
pliance with recognized human
rights. It does not allow broad
generalizations about general
progress. It requires Jordan's
public commitment to
recognize Israel and to enter
into prompt and direct
negotiations before Congress
will consider such a controver-
sial arms sale.
King Hussein must bring
Jordan further into the peace
process before the President
can issue a certification. The
call for an international con-
ference and no concrete
timetable for direct negotia-
tions with Israel prevents the
Presdient today from being
able to certify progress
towards peace. In addition,
Jordan must openly recognize
Israel's right to coexist
peacefully, and it must publicly
end the state of belligerency.
Furthermore, the King must
agree to direct and prompt
negotiations with Israel. He
cannot call for an international
conference while the U.S. and
Israel both reject one. In addi-
tion, the King's insistence on
including the Syrians and
Soviets would only hinder
progress.
The King's call for an inter-
national conference, his con-
tinued refusal to renounce the
state of war between Jordan
and Israel, and the lack of a
definite timetable for ne
tions will not enable the 1
dent to certify a Jordan
arms sale under the newN
law.
The State Department on,
ly has viewed my amendr
as being a hindrance to fi
Srogress in the peace proc*
[any in Congress, howevd
view the amendment as i#y
a clear sign to the King and t
Administration that we
not force Israel to jeopan
its security until Jordan
fully proven its desire to m
the state of war. After all]
Jordan is truly committed!
peace and if it is our friend i
ally, why would it not
directly to Israel? That Ul
the only hope for a '
peace.
The Senate and House han
increased foreign aid to Jon
this year, in both the fore-
military sales category and i
economic support funds. In a
dition, the recent approval)
$250 million in supplemen
economic assistance to JorrL
shows our encouragement1]
Hussein's recent movement!
the peace process.
We must send Jordan
Continued on Page 5-
Israel And South Africa?
By M.J. ROSENBERG
Mayor Ed Koch of New
York was acting like, well, Ed
Koch when he went over to the
United Nations on Sept. 19.
The Mayor, who has been
known to refer to the world
body as a "cesspool," testified
before a UN panel on apar-
theid. Koch compared apar-
theid to Nazi Germany's racial
laws and called on local and na-
tional governments to adopt
sanctions against Pretoria.
But Koch did not stop with
condemnation of apartheid.
When Stanislav Menshikov, a
Soviet representative who is
an adviser to the Central Com-
mittee of the Communist Par-
ty of the USSR, asked Koch
for details on what New York
City is doing to oppose apar-
theid, Koch responded with a
list of the measures New York
has implemented. But he*
followed that with a blast. "I
happen to think that the Soviet
Union is comparable to the
Republic of South Africa, in
terms of what it does (to) so
many of the people in its own
country."
It was a refreshing moment.
Koch took on the hypocrites
and scored and he did it in
Arms vs. Peace
The Administration is
describing the Jordan arms
package as "an integral part"
of the peace process, and put-
ting out the line that a Con-
gressional vote against it
would "almost certainly spell
failure" for the effort to pro-
duce direct negotiations bet-
ween Jordan and Israel.
But the truth is the very op-
posite. The arms sale is not
part of the peace process, but
the antithesis of it. Rejection
of it by Congress will not im-
pede the peace process, but
may indeed be a necessity if
the peace process is to have
any prospect of success.
Congressional rejection of
the arms package is essential
to the peace process for two
reasons: First, a military
buildup in Jordan Israel's
closest neighbor will further
erode Israel's margin of
security and increase the im-
portance of vital strategic
tepth on the West Bank. As
Hirsh Goodman, a leading
Israeli journalist, put it "If
the Reagan Administration
goes ahead with its intention
to supply Hussein with
weapons as a prize for ob-
duracy even the most
determined Israeli dove will
have a hard time countering
the skepticism and cynicism
that such a decision must
generate The U.S. must
recognize that weapons sup-
plied independent of any
movement toward peace are
essentially the means of war."
Going ahead with the Jordan
arms sale under today's condi-
tions will weaken the Govern-
ment of Israel led by Shimon
Peres and its ability to accept
risks in the peace process.
Second, the arms sale will
have an adverse impact on Jor-
dan's position in the peace pro-
cess. For this process to have
any prospect of success, King
Continued on Page 9
that hotbed of hypocrisy, i
United Nations. Neverthele
this triumph for honesty \i
only be a fleeting one. Sovi^
representatives will contin
to attack other human rig
violators for, their sins
their apologists will
castigated for its minimal i
tionship with South
while those with far
significant dealings with
apartheid regime (like
Arab states) will be
unmentioned.
It is unfortunate, but Is
enemies are now using
struggle against apartheid u|
pretext for attacks on
Jewish state. On campus,
particular, it is common
hear South Africa and Is
castigated in conjunction.
Israel students are often conj
fused when fellow students!
them that Israel, like
Africa, is a "settler state" an|
that its form of apartheid
called Zionism.
The comparisons betwe
Zionism ana apartheid -
between Israel and Sou
Africa are as obscene
they are groundless. Nevelj
theless, it is worthwhile to (
amine some of the
now being issued witj
regularity on campus
Continued on Page 10-
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Radio/TV/ Film
MOSAIC Sunday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. WPTV Channel
5 with host Barbara Gordon.
L'CHAYIM Sunday, Oct. 20, 7:30 a.m. WPBR
1340-AM with host Rabbi Mark S. Golub The Jewish
Listener's Digest, a radio magazine.
SHALOM Sunday, Oct. 20, 6 a.m. WPEC Channel
12 (11:30 a.m. WDZL TV-39) with host Richard
Peritz.
ISRAEL PRESS REVIEW Thursday, Oct. 24, 1:15
pm. WLIZ 1340-AM. Summary of news and commen-
tary on contemporary issues.
"BEYOND THE WALL" Sunday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m. at
the Cross County Mall cinema. This is a one-time snowing
of the internationally-acclaimed thriller which was
nominated for an Academy Award as best foreign film. The
showing is sponsored by the Century Lodge of B'nai B'rith.
Tickets are $3, and reservations can be made by contacting
Moe Moss at 683-8191.
Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
County.
Community
Calendar
October 18
Women's American ORT Golden Rivers Sea Escape to
Tampa through Oct. 20 Women's American ORT -
Lakes of Poinciana fund raising weekend at Miami Beach
through Oct. 20 Temple Beth David Sisterhood garage
sale 8 a.m.
October 19
Temple Judea
Good Timers
October 20
Jewish Federation Women's Division Business and Pro-
fessional Mission to Israel Parents of North American
Israelis 1 p.m. Temple Beth El Men's Club -10 a.m.
Temple Beth David adult education- breakfast 10 a.m.
Temple Beth Sholom Men's Club 9:30 a.m.
October 21
Jewish Family and Children's Service board 7:30 p.m.
Hadassah Tikvah 1 p.m. Pioneer Women Ezrat -
board Hadassah Bat Gurion 10 a.m. Jewish Com-
munity Day School executive board 7:45 p.m. B'nai
B'rith Yachad board 10 a.m. Jewish Federation
Women's Division "Think Tank" noon
October 22
Hadassah Lee Vassil noon Hadassah Yovel Epcot -
through Oct. 24 B'nai B'rith Women Masada 7 p.m.
Jewish Federation Education Committee 8 p.m.
Women's American ORT Boynton Beach board -1 p.m.
Yiddish Culture Group Century Village 10 a.m.
Women's American ORT Lakes of Poinciana board -
12:30 p.m. Temple Beth David Sisterhood dinner
meeting Jewish Federation Young Adult Division -
7:30 p.m.
October 23
Golden Lakes Temple Men's Club card party 5 p.m.
American Red Magen David for Israel 1 p.m. Jewish
Federation Women's Division Business and Profes-
sional Steering Committee 7 p.m. B'nai B'rith No.
3196 Temple Beth David ritual committee 8 p.m.
Jewish Federation Campaign Meeting at Hyatt 7:45
.m.
October 24
Jewish Federation Communications Advisory Commit-
tee 8 p.m. Hadassah Rishona paid-up members 12
noon Women's American ORT West Palm Beach board
9:30 a.m. Pioneer Women Na'Amit Council financial
workshop 10 a.m. Temple Judea Sisterhood Temple
Juaea Men's Club board Jewish Federation Women's
Division "New Gifts Luncheon"
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Friday, October 18, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 5
Nearly New Thrift Shop
Offers Array Of Fine Goods
The Nearly New Thrift Shop
of the Morse Geriatric Center
opened its doors last month at
242 South County Road, Palm
Beach. The shop is staffed by
volunteers with all proceeds
from sales directly benefiting
the Morse Geriatric Center of
the Jewish Home for the Aged
of Palm Beach County.
Airy and bright, the 1,200
square foot shop boasts an ar-
ray of fine antiques and con-
temporary furniture, pain-
tings, household goods,
designer clothes and a pot-
pourri of bric-a-brac for sale.
All the merchandise is donated
and its quality, as the name in-
dicates, is nearly new.
The Morse Geriatric Center
acquired The Nearly New
Thrift Shop this past summer.
The new quarters were
selected and renovations
started immediately. The ar-
chitectural firm of SKA, Inc.
of Palm Beach designed the
shop with an eye towards
utilizing the natural light pro-
vided by extensive showroom
windows.
Formerly, the Women's
Committee of ZOA was af-
filiated with The Nearly New
Thrift Shop, located on
Sunrise Avenue, Palm Beach.
Mrs. Jeannette Weisman, who
was instrumental in the suc-
cess of the ZOA shop, will con-
tinue her involvement with the
Morse Geriatric Center's shop.
Vicki Johnston, The Nearly
New Thrift Shop's manager,
has extensive experience in
thrift shop management and
forecasts success for the shop
at its new location. "In my
years in this business I've
found the major success of a
thrift shop is in proportion to
the generous donations of its
supporters. Word of fine quali-
ty merchandise quickly
The Nearly New Thrift Shop of the Morse Geriatric Center is
located on South County Road, one block north of Royal Palm
Way in Palm Beach.
An airy and bright showroom boasts an array of fine antiques
and contemporary furniture, paintings, household goods,
designer clothes and bric-a-brac.
generates sales," stated
Johnston.
Currently, The Nearly New
Thrift Shop is accepting dona-
tions of interesting collec-
tibles, bric-a-brac and small
household goods. Tffe shop is a
not-for-profit organization and
all donations are tax
deductible.
A Grand Opening with
special sales on selected items
is being planned. Adver-
tisements will appear shortly.
The Nearly New Thrift Shop
is open from 10 a,m. to 5 p.m.,
Monday through Friday. For
information on items now for
sale, contact the Nearly New
Thrift Shop at 655-3230.
Smith on the Smith Amendment
Continued from Page 4
the rest of the Arab world the
right signal. No progress can
be made so long as King Hus-
sein insists on U.S. recognition
of the PLO as a prerequisite to
any movement on his part. The
United States and Israel have
made clear their readiness to
meet with Palestinians who
sincerely want peace, but not
with representatives of the
world's premier terrorist
organization. Since beginning
direct negotiations with Israel,
Egypt has received the most
advanced American arms and
has become the second largest
recipient of U.S. foreign
assistance. If the President
and the Congress were to
reward King Hussein now,
what incentive would he have
to take further steps towards
peace and recognition of
Israel?
Rep. Smith (D-Fla.) is a
member of the House subcom-
mittee on Europe and the Mid-
dle East.
T. G. I. S. !*
As a service to the local Jewish community, the Joseph L. Morse Geriatric
Center ot the Jewish Home tor the Aged of Palm Beach County wants to help
make Friday evenings special with a Traditional Shabbaf Dinner** at the Center.
MENU
Appetizer...........Chopped Chicken Livers
with Bermuda Onion
Soup...............Horn* Mad* Matzoh Ball Soup
EntrM..............Half-Brollad Comlah Han
Staamad Broccoli Spears
Carrot A Pruna Tzimmoa
Brood ..............Fraah Sllcad Challah
Beverage *..........Cotf aa, Too or Sanaa
Wine.
- Oeaaert.............Lemon Sponge Cake
(no tubtutuiionn
Early Staling 5 00pm lad Staling 645pm
H 95 par parson
Call 471-5111 for your reservation. Dinner tickets must be picked up at the
Center before Fridays at noon.
ftian* G it i SftaMot.' '-Dietary law* obee/ved


Page 6 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, October 18, 1985
United Way Reaches Mid- Way Mark
JCC News
ENTER THE WORLD OF JUDAISM
Tuesday. Oct. 22, starting at 7:30 p.m. the Jewish Com-
munity Center will offer the following classes:
1. For the Love of Yiddish: Learn about the past and
fresent Yiddish culture in drama, music, poetry and
iterature. Yiddish will be taught as well as spoken.
2. Bible Basics: An open approach to study the develop-
ment and interpretation of selected portions of the Bible.
3. Current World Political Trends and the Influence of
Israel: Discuss the effect Israel and its policies have on the
rest of the world. What are the chances for peace in the
Middle East?
4. The Jewish Literature Group: Open discussion of
short stories and novels incorporating Jewish themes.
5. Jewish Ethics in Today's Society: How do Jewish
role stereotypes, as typified, fit into today's world? How do
ethical issues apply to modern day living?
6. Kabbalism and the Study of Jewish Mysticism: End
the mystery of Jewish mysticism.
For additional information and registration please call
Terrie at 689-7700.
SPEAKERS BUREAU FORMED
The Jewish Community Center will be happy to send a
speaker to help the program chairperson of an organization
with an interesting and informative meeting.
Learn about the exciting things being planned as well as
what is happening today in the Jewish community. (Call
689-7700 today and help will be on the way.)
FRIDAY SERVICE FOR SINGLES
The Young Singles invite all to attend theFor SiiyrlesOn-
ly Shabbat Services to be held Friday, Oct. 18, at B'nai
Torah, Boca Raton, with Rabbi Theodore Feldman.
For directions please call Terrie at 689-7700.
YOUNG SINGLES GO ITALIAN
The Young Singles will be going Italian Sunday, Oct. 20
at 6 p.m. Hosts Lew Glintz and Cathy Miller will be on hand
at Lynora's Italian Restaurant, 5283 Lake Worth Rd.,
Greenacres (V* mile west of Military Trail). Enjoy good
food, good company and a little bit of Rome.
YOUNG SINGLES TO HAVE A "BALL"
The Young Singles of the Jewish Community Centers of
West Palm Beach and Boca are co-sponsoring a Mas-
querade Ball to be held Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Boca
Center, 336 N.W. Spanish River Blvd. starting at 9 p.m.
Come as you are or come in costume. Enjoy dancing to a
D.J. Donation $5 per person includes one free drink. Pur-
chases can be made of soda at 50 cents, wine at $1 and mix-
ed drinks at $1.50 each.
Directions to Boca Center are 1-95 to Yamato Road, head
east. Make right after 3-4 blocks onto N.W. 2nd Ave., go
approximately one mile to Spanish River Blvd. Make right
and go three blocks. Center on left side of floodlights.
For additional information please call Terrie at 689-7700.
SINGLE PURSUITS (38-58)
The Single Pursuits (38-58) of the Jewish Community
Center will meet for Brunch, Sunday, Oct. 20 at 11:30 am.
at Shooters and stay for relaxing afternoon.
Order from the menu, listen to music, socialize and take a
swim.
Directions: From the north, take 1-95 to Hypoluxo Road,
go east to US-1, south about a mile. Shooters on the left.
From the south take 1-95 to Boynton Beach Blvd., go east
to US-1. North about two miles. Shooters on right. Hostess
Shelby. Call Terrie at 689-7700 for additonal information.
LET'S GET HAPPY
The Single Pursuits (38-58) of the Jewish Community
Center will be meeting at the Airport Hilton, Thursday,
Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. to enjoy a Happy Hour. Hostess Cynthia!
Call Terrie for information at 689-7700.
SHABBAT SHALOM
The Single Pursuits (38-58) will meet at Temple Israel,
1901 North Flagier Dr., for Friday night services, Oct. 25
at 8 p.m.
Barbara Basch will be happy to usher all to the
designated areas and all are invited to enjoy the Oneg
Shabbat.
Call 689-7700 for additional information.
THURSDAY IN THE PARK
The Prime Time Singles (60 plus) of the Jewish Com-
munity Center will enjoy good company, and a day at
Carlin Park, Thursday, Oct. 24. Either meet there or the
bus at the Carteret Bank. It will leave 9:30 am. promptly.
Bring lunch, chairs and bathing suit.
Call Lottie at 684-8593 for transportation.
Fund-raisere for the United
Way of Palm Beach County an-
nounced Friday, Oct. 4, that
they had collected $1,582,321
in pledges, which is 52.7 per-
cent of their $3 million and
more goal.
The campaign which kicked
off on Sept. 12 with $1,047,273
or 34.9 percent of its $3 million
and more goal is now $112,000
ahead of last year at this same
time. These pledges have come"
from employee and corporate
contributions in the county.
Campaign Chairman J.
Lawrence Sartory, president
of the Palm Beach
Newspapers, said, "United
Way pledges hold true to the
sense that people seem to be
more aware and concerned
about their community needs
and believe in the United
Way."
United Way funds 48 local
agencies, 211 services and 119
programs with 91 cents of
every dollar going back to the
agencies. The Jewish com-
munity in Palm Beach County
benefits in many wavs f
the United Way effort
According to Sartory ,
the support from the gene
public and some 2,500
volunteers, United Way 1O0
to be closing the gap betwe
needs and services. In |
than six weeks, the campai
will close and the need to wo
harder is peaking.
The next campaign r i
meeting will be heid on 0ct?il
at the PGA Sheraton Resortt\
Palm Beach Gardens.
Relief In Sight For Israel Bond Holders
By JUDITH KOHN
WASHINGTON (JTA) -
Israel Bond holders may be
relieved to learn that their
failure to declare interest they
never earned will probably not
be considered a violation of
U.S. tax law.
The House Ways and Means
Committee recently approved
legislation that would exempt
holders of Israel Bonds from a
provision of the 1984 Deficit
Reduction Act requiring
lenders to pay tax on the full
amount of interest that would
accure if the loans were made
at prevailing market rates.
The "imputed interest provi-
sion" was aimed against those
who make artificially low-
interest loans as a legal means
of tax evasion. Before the
legislation, for example,
wealthy parents could extend
large amounts of money to
their children in order to ex-
ploit the latter's lower tax
rates.
If Israel Bonds are not ex-
empted from the 1984 act,
holders would be required to
pay tax on more income than
they actually earn. A holder of
a $1,000 bond, for example,
would earn $40 at the bond's
interest rate of four percent.
But he would be required to
report the $100 in interest in-
come he could have received if
the bond had been issued at
the current approximate
market rate of 10 percent.
However, the House Ways
and Means Committee approv-
ed a proposal sponsored by
Rep. Charles Rangel (D., N.Y.)
to exempt Israel Bonds from
the 1984 law. Similar legisla-
tion has been introduced in the
Senate Finance Committee by
Pete Wilson (R., Cal.).
"It is clear that Congress
never intended to include
Israel Bonds in this particular
tax law change, but today's ac-
tion by the Ways and Means
Committee makes that crystal
clear," Charles Schumer (D.,
N.Y.), a cosponsor of the
House bill, said here.
"No one buys Israel Bonds
as a tax shelter," Schumer ad-
ded. American Jews and
others buy these bonds out of il
sense of devotion to the State
of Israel, and they do so with
full understanding that thev
will get a relatively low rate of
return for their investment I
There is no reason that thev]
should actually be penalized
because they chose this form
of philanthropy."
Schumer stressed th|
failure to exempt the bondi
would discourage taxpayers
from buying them.
Passage by the full House!
and Senate exempting Israel
Bonds from the Deficit Reduc
tion Act appears to be essen-
tially a matter of time. But, ac-
cording to an aide in
Schumer's office, it could get!
bogged down in a debate over
controversial tax reform
legislation if a general tax
reform bill is used as the con-
text for the bonus exemption.
The aide, however, added thatj
the House would always haveJ
the option of passing' t\
separate bill on the Israel
Bonds question.
Weizmann Institute Claims
Breakthrough In Battle Against AIDS
TEL AVIV (JTA) -
Researchers at the Weizmann
Institute of Science at Rehovot
claim a breakthrough in the
battle against AIDS, the killer
disease. The new development
involves the isolation and syn-
thesization of a hormone link-
ed with the immunological
process.
Prof. Natan Trainin, a
cancer researcher in the In-
stitute's cellular biology
department, has been working
on cancer and immunology
research for the past 20 years,
dealing with a hormone known
as THF (thymus humoral fac-
tor) found naturally in minute
quantities in the thymus gland.
The hormone was synthesiz-
ed some six months ago by
Prof. Yigal Bornstein, who has
been working with Trainin for
the past seven years. Borns-
tein says that organic THF has
been administered to some 100
cases of immunity deficiency in
Israel since 1975, including
two cases of AIDS (acquired
immune deficiency syndrome),
with generally positive results.
But he stressed that no con-
trolled study has yet been
made, owing to the insufficient
number of potential patients
available in Israel.
Bornstein says that in
regard to the two AIDS cases
studied in Israel, one, a
20-year-old male, had made a
partial recovery of his immune
defenses, the first such case
known. This victim was in the
early stages of AIDS, which he
had acquired from blood
received from abroad to treat
his hemophilia. He was given
the biological THF. not the
synthetic kind, and has
recovered sufficiently to be
discharged from the Beilinson
Hospital.
The second, older, patient
returned to Israel from the
U.S. where he had acquired
AIDS, but was in the final
stages of the disease. After
treatment with the biological
THF, his immune system im-
Eroved slightly, but he died
iter of complications. Borns-
tein says that the youth was
the first AIDS case stopped by
external treatment.
Women's Division
Jewish Women's Assembly
P.
of interest to
hould be
veryone."
"I'm particularly excited
about this year's keynote
speaker. Dr. Joyce Brothers "
added Mrs. Beers. "As a noted
psychologist, columnist,
author, business consultant,
wife and mother, she will un-
doubtedly develop an excellent
rapport with our audience."
Noting that for the second
straight year the Jewish
Women's Assembly is being
held on Sunday so both work-
ing and non-working women
can attend, co-chairs Beers
and Klein observed that "the
Jewish Women's Assembly is
the one time every year when
women in the Jewish com-
munity can be united under
one roof to be educated, to net-
work with one another and to
socialize."
For more information about
this year's Jewish Women s
Assembly, please call Lynn*
Ehrlich, director of Women I
Division, at the office of the
Jewish Federation of W
Beach County, 832-2120.


Friday, October 18, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 7
Education Can Be Fun
After lining up for kosher hamburgers and hot dors
rtudents and faculty entered the aukkah to enjoy their
Leal.
Eleventh grader Leah Weintraub (left) brought her
riend Marci Ernst to join the celebration. Midrasha is
ken to all interested students in eighth through twelfth
Tides.
kudents had ample time Twelfth graders Eric
9 socialize, enjoying the Slepp and Kyle Cohan
formal atmosphere. clown around in the
spirit of the joyous Suk-
kot holiday.
Midrasha Holds
Sukkot Bar-B-Q
An evening of good food, stimulating company, singing
W praying was in store for Midrasha students on Wednes-
m. Oct. 2 during a Sukkot Bar-B-Q. Socializing and
Wing were foUxnved by a service led by Rabbi Howard
mpiro and a sing-along led by cantorial soloist and
innsn education assistant Elliot Rosenbaum.
Tradition Of Ushpizin Upheld At JCDS
An essential element of Sukkoth is the ex-
tending of hospitality and the taking in of
guests. In a traditional, symbolic ritual called
ushpizin different biblical personages are ask-
ed to visit the aukkah and join us in the
celebration.
In a charming and welirrehearsed dramatic
presentation on Friday, Oct. 11, students at
the Jewish Community Day School displayed
the essence of hospitality characterized by the
ushpizin tradition.
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Renee Seal-Lance's third grade class poses for a picture after a flawless perf.
ormance.
Aaron, played by Michael
Marcus, reads his lines
along with the rest of the
cast.


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Page 8 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, October 18, 1985
Senior News
FROM THE JEWISH COMMUNrTY CENTER
The Jewish Community Centers Comprehensive
Senior Service Center is a network of services for seniors
designed to encourage and foster growth, independence
and activity for persons in their later years. Varied services
through a Federal Grant Title III of the Older Americans
Act, awarded by Gulfstream Area Agency on Aging,
enhance the everyday lives of older adults throughout the
community.
KOSHER MEAL PROGRAM
Each weekday, seniors
gather for intimate talk,
educational discussions, game
playing, leisure and song.
These activities are followed
by a kosher, hot nutritious
lunch, served with warmth and
hospitality by our dedicated
volunteers. There is no set fee
for this service, but par-
ticipants are asked to make a
contribution at each meal. This
program is in great demand so
don't forget to register. Call
Carol or Lillian at 689-7703 for
information and/or reserva-
tions, which must be made in
advance.
Upon request of the par-
ticipants of the Kosher Meal
Program, we are returning to
the original schedule of 11:30
a.m. for programs and 12
noon for lunch.
Following are programs
scheduled through Oct. 25:
Thursday, Oct. 17 Nutri-
tion Education Helen Gold,
registered dietitian
Friday, Oct. 18 Special
Senior Shabbat Charles
Kurland
Monday, Oct. 21 Games :
Fred Baumn
Tuesday, Oct. 22 Dr.
Pangia, Ophthalmologist
Wednesday, Oct. 23 -
"Relaxation Techniques"
Bea Bunze
Thursday, Oct. 24 "Songs
From the Past"
Friday, Oct. 25 Special
Senior Shabbat Charles
Kurland
ADULT EDUCATION
CLASSES
The Palm Beach County
School Board Department of
Adult Community Education
provides instructors for a
variety of classes throughout
the year. The Fall sessions of-
ficially begin Oct. 21. Classes
are to be announced. The
following classes are continu-
ing from last year:
Wednesday 12:45 pm.
"Relaxation Techniques for
AH Ages," Bea Bunze, instruc-
tor. Learn to manage stress,
tension and anxiety brought
on by the daily traumas of
living.
Wednesday 3:30 p.m.
'Positive Living," Nancy
Jackson, instructor.
A new way of thinking.
Techniques in positive think-
ing will aid you in all aspects of
your everyday living.
Friday 2:15 p.m.
"Writers Workshop," Ruth
Graham, instructor. This class
begins on Oct. 25. A vital
group of creative people meet
weekly to express themselves
in poetry and prose. Advance
registration for this class is
required.
NEW FALL CLASS
Intermediate Bridge
Series (five weeks)
Monday afternoons Oct. 21
to Nov. 18 (exact time to be an-
nounced). Fee: $12 JCC
members, $15 non-members.
Standard American Update
five card majors. Learn the
latest Bridge Conventions and
enjoy an afternoon of sociabili-
tyv Pre-registration required.
Call Di* W7703.
VOLUNTEER NEWS
Calling all adults interested
in coaching sport activities for
children. Hours needed: Late
afternoon and Sunday morn-
ings. For more information
call Nina Stillerman, 689-7703.
AT YOUR SERVICE
The Jewish Community
Center Comprehensive Senior
Service Center is pleased to
announce the beginning of a
new program. Every Thursday
afternoon at 2 p.m., represen-
tatives from different agencies
will be "at your service." If
you have a need to discuss a
problem pertaining to what we
are offering, we invite you to
stop in and communicate on a
one to one basis with our
visiting agencies.
Oct. 10 Legal Aid Society
of Palm Beach County a
representative will be
available to discuss your legal
needs (no wills to be discussed)
Oct. 17 Health Insurance
Assistance Edie Reiter
assists persons with filling out
insurance forms and answers
questions.
Oct. 24 Life Tron Screen-
ing for Hypertension to pre-
vent strokes and heart attacks.
Nov. 17 Senior Employ-
ment Service and Senior Aides
The National Council of
Senior Citizens An oppor-
tunity for senior adults to ob-
tain employment no fee
required.
ADDITIONAL
ONGOING ACTIVITIES
Mondays 2:15 p.m.
Speakers Club Meets every
week. No fee.
Tuesdays 2:30 p.m. Time-
ly Topics/Round Table
Discussion A stimulating
group for men and women who
love to discuss and listen to
various topics of the day.
Meets every Tuesday except
the second Tuesday of each
month. No fee.
Second Tuesday Activity
1:30 p.m. Meets the second
Tuesday of each month. A
variety of stimulating pro-
grams are enjoyed by all.
Refreshments are provided by
the second Tuesday Council.
Everyone is welcome.
Second Tuesday Council
2 p.m. A great planning
group that meets the first
Tuesday each month. Special
activities and trips are plann-
ed. Call Sabina Gottschalk,
chairperson at 683-0852 if
you'd like to join this group. In
October this group will meet
Oct. 15.
Thursdays 2 p.m. Legal
Aid Every second Tuesday
of the month, Bonnie SDvers-
tein from Legal Aid will be at
the JCC to help you with your
legal needs.
Thursdays 2 p.m.
Health Insurance Assistance.
Edie Reiter, insurance coor-
dinator. Edie assists persons
with health insurance forms
and answers questions every
third Thursday of the month.
Please call 689-7703 to make
an appointment.
Thursdays "Joy
Through Movement," a JCC
extension class at the
Challenger Country Club in
Poinciana. Lake Worth, Celia
Golden, licensed dance
therapist. On Oct. 1 at 10 a.m.
"Joy Through Movement"
began its seventh year. Exer-
cises to slim you down and im-
prove your posture, dancing to
help you relax and lose any
awkwardness of movement
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Mrs. F. Van Der Veen (left), from the Dutch fishing towj
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Arms Vs. Peace
Friday, October 18, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 9
Continued from Page 4
Hussem must go much further
, he has in breaking with
idicals and agreeing to sit
, with Israel. But, at the
ent time, he is taking
re behind positions that
be acceptable to the
ticals. If. under these cir-
mstances, the United States
anetheless goes ahead with
iarms sale, the message wUl
out that Jordanian ob-
(icv pays off, and that when
l Arabs dig in the U.S. will
pentually come around to
Mr positions. This is the op-
ite of the situation that is
uired for the peace process
jsucceed.
[American firmness saying
no to arms until Hussein sits
down to real peace negotia-
tions with Israel is the one
thing that can break this
stalemate. It will say to Hus-
sein, "The ball is in your court,
and the choice is yours." It will
keep the pressure on the Arab
confrontation states to move
toward real peace with Israel.
Giving in to Hussein, on the
other hand going ahead with
the arms sale in spite of his
failure to deliver in the peace
process will defeat any hope
of getting the Jordanians on
the peace train. This is the
choice before the U.S.
Congress.
(American Israel Public Af-
fairs Committee)
Jewish Problem In USSR
Continued from Page I-
people are in disagreement with the Soviet regime and with Socialism. This is
their business. Trouble starts when they try to present the facts in a way liable to
hurt the Soviet Union, when they try to undermine its authority, or when they
act contrary to our laws."
With respect to Anatoly Sharansky, who is serving a 13-year prison term on
charges of espionage on behalf of the United States, Gorbachev said, "In his
specific case, this is what we have in mind. He has acted against our laws. We
don't want to reveal certain things to the public, but he has transgressed the
(Soviet) Law."
Intellectuals, university professors and the families of detained activists held
indoor press conferences and meetings permitted by the police. They took large
advertisements in the press calling for the release of the imprisoned dissidents
and Jewish activists. Nobel Laureate in Mathematics Laurent Schwartz explain-
ed their position on television, shortly before Gorbachev's arrival.
"The Soviet Union must understand that it cannot have a policy of scientific
or technical cooperation with the Western world unless it changes its policy of
repression." Schwartz, who heads a French committee for the liberation of
Sharansky, said, "Western intellectuals will refuse to cooperate with you, even if
our own governments adopt a different decision, as long as people such as
Sakharov and Sharansky are still imprisoned."
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breast cancer.
Early detection.
By setting up a monthly routine of
Breast Self Examination, you can often
detect any abnormality leading to breast
cancer in its earliest, most curable stages.
Unfortunately, not all forms of breast
cancer can be easily discovered in a typical
manual exam.
That's why we're asking women past
the age of 35 to set up one more lifesaving
routine. _. 4.
An annual visit to the new Diagnostic
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In a simple one-hour visit, you'll be
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THE FUTURE OF IEALTII CARE IS I ERE.


Page 10 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, October 18, 1985
Israel and South Africa?
Continued from Page 4-
elsewhere).
The place to start is the "set-
tler state" charge. One anti-
Israel pamphlet distributed on
many campuses is called
"Internal Control in Israel and
South Africa: The Mechanisms
of Colonial-Settler Regimes"
(by Christopher Mansour and
Richard Stevens). In the case
of South Africa, the pamphlet
correctly points out that white
Europeans immigrated to
South Africa 300 years ago
and that they came to exploit
the land and the native popula-
tion. It makes no parallel case
that Israel is a settler state
(other than to state it
repeatedly) because the case is
impossible to make.
Jews have lived in Palestine
or Israel for over 3,000 years.
Independent Jewish states ex-
isted there from 1200 BC to
586 BC, from 538 BC to 332
BC, from 165 BC to 37 BC,
from 37 BC to 70 AD, and
since 1948 in our time.
Moreover, in the period bet-
ween 70 AD and 1948, there
was never a period or even a
day in which Jews did not
live in Israel or Palestine.
Moreover, in the years prior to
1948, no people other than the
Jews have recognized Israel or
Palestine as a separate entity
or sought independence there.
Throughout history,
Palestine's Arab population
merely considered it to be just
another part of the Arab world
one with no special
significance.
There is one simple way of
explaining the difference bet-
ween a "colonial-settler"
regime and Israel. In South
Africa, any archeologist digg-
ing below the 300 year level
will find only artifacts of the
native black culture. In Israel,
archeologists routinely
recover items of every sort
dating back two and three
thousand years. These items
often carry inscriptions in-
scriptions in Hebrew. Any
Israeli child can read the Dead
Sea scrolls which date back to
the first century BC. The same
Israeli child lives on land which
Jews farmed thousands of
years ago. In Jerusalem,
Israelis can shop on the Cardo,
a street which serves as a
Jewish-quarter shopping mall
today as it did at the time of
Jesus. Israel is no colonial im-
plant. It has a historical birth
certificate at least as valid as
any state in the world. That is
the first place where the South
Africa analogy collapses.
To Be Continued
(Near East Report)
Temple Beth David recently honord one of its members,
Leonard Gilman (second from left) with a "Roast" at the
home of Anne (left) and Ronald Sloop (right). Len and his
wife, Debbie, were honored for all the time, dedication and
contributions they have given to Temple Beth David.
Hijackers in Italian Custody
Continued from Page 1
forced to land in Sicily, U.S.
Administration and State
Department officials express-
ed outrage over the apparent
deal to free the hostages,
worked out primarily by the
Egyptian government, which
included safe passsage for the
hijackers. While the
whereabouts of the terrorists
was uncertain during the day
on Oct. 10, U.S. officials
demanded the maximum
punishment for the terrorists.
Before the killing of Kl-
inghoffer was discovered,
Italian Foreign Minister An-
dreotti praised the negotiating
efforts of Palestinian Libera-
tion Organization chief Yasser
Arafat, but upon learning of
the American passenger's
death, Andreotti demanded
the extradition of the hijackers
to Italy.
During the interview with
Ted Koppel on Oct. 10, when
the hijackers were reportedly
in the hands of the PLO,
Arafat claimed to be "very
sorry" that the incident had
occurred. He pledged to
"investigate" the hijacking
and ''punish'' the
perpetrators, while promising
to cooperate fully with the
Italian government.
At that time, however,
Israeli officials were highly
skeptical of Arafat's alleged
role as peacemaker, judge and
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Defense Minister Yitzhak
Rabin, calling Arafat "one of
the biggest liars on earth,"
suggested that the terrorists'
intended target was the Israeli
port of Ashdod, but that the hi-
jackers had blundered by
revealing themselves too
early.
Israeli Foreign Minister Yit-
zhak Shamir expressed cer-
tainty that the criminals would
not have been punished if they
had remained in the hands of
the PLO.
The Israeli government also
voiced suspicion that Arafat
himself had foreknowledge of
the Achille Lauro hijacking.
Some government officials felt
that the whole affair was a
public relations ploy to make
Arafat appear more moderate
in the eyes of Western leaders.
Before the plane with.the hi-
jackers on board was in-
tercepted, Foreign Minister
Shamir said that the apparent
escape of the terrorists would
lead to a further increase in in-
ternational terrorism, and he
called on the United States to
initiate a "permanent,
organized fight to combat
terrorist activity.
Whether or not the United
States reacted specifically to
Shamir's challenge, decisive
action was taken. The Egyp-
tian plane carrying the Palesti-
nian hijackers was intercepted
and ordered to land without a
single shot being fired. This
flexing of American muscle
came after repeated verbal
threats against terrorism by
the Administration.
At a late-night White House
briefing on Thursday, Oct. 10,
spokesman Larry Speakes
thanked Italy and Egypt for
their cooperation, but he ad-
mitted that the Administration
was angry with the Egyptian
government for their soft
negotiating stance which
allowed for the hijackers' free
passage out of Egypt. "We
were deeply distressed to
learn that these terrorists
might be permitted to go
free," said Speakes.
Speakes also expressed the
President's gratitude to the
government of Tunisia, which
refused landing rights to the
Egyptian plane.
According to Speakes, the
U.S. was planning to seek ex-
tradition of the terrorists, but
it was uncertain whether or
not Italian authorities would
claim the right to prosecute
the prisoners in their own
court system first.
Religious Directory
CONSERVATIVE
CENTRAL CONSERVATIVE SYNAGOGUE OF THE Pan. I
BEACHES: Services held Friday 8:15 p.m. and Saturday?9
a.m. at The Jewish Community Day School, 5801 Park* A
West Palm Beach. Mailing address: 5737 Okeechobee Blvd w"
Palm Beach 33409. Phone 478-2922. Rabbi Howard I its T
Hazzan Israel Barzak. "*** I
CONGREGATION ANSHEI SHOLOM: 5348 Grove Sh-
West Palm Beach 33409. Phone 684-3212. Rabbi Isaac Vant'
Walde. Cantor Mordecai Spektor. Daily: 8:30 a.m. and 5-30 d
Friday: 8:30 a.m., 5 p.m. and a late service at 8:15 p.m., follows
by Oneg Shabbat. Saturday: 8:30 a.m., 5 p.m., Mincha follow^ S.
Sholosh Suedos. "*ity\
CONGREGATION BETH KODESH OF BOYNTON BEACH I
501 N.E. 26 Avenue, Boynton Beach 33435. Phone 586-9428
Rabbi Avrom L. Drazin, Cantor Abraham Koster. Monday 8
a.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m. Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 piT
Saturday 9 a.m. ''
GOLDEN LAKES TEMPLE: 1470 Golden Lakes Blvd West I
Palm Beach 33411. Phone 689-9430. Rabbi Joseph Speiser. Daily
services 8:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sabbath services Friday 815
p.m. Saturday 9 a.m., 5 p.m., Mincha followed by Sholosh Suedoe. '
LAKE WORTH JEWISH CENTER: Free Methodist Church
Jog Road and Dillman Road, Lake Worth. Mailing address- 6996
Quince Lane, Lake Worth, FL 33467. Phone 965-6053. Friday
night services 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. Rabbi Richard K.
Rocklin.
&&
TEMPLE BETH DAVID: 4657 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens I
33418. Phone 694-2350. Rabbi William Marder, Cantor EarlJ.
Rackoff. Sabbath services, Friday 8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH EL: 2815 No. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach I
33407. Phone 833-0339. Cantor Elaine Shapiro. Sabbath services
Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. Daily Minyan 8:15 a.m.. |
Sunday and legal holidays 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM: 315 N. "A" Street. Lake Worth
33460. Phone 585-5020. Rabbi Emanuel Eisenberg. Cantor
Howard Dardashti. Services Monday and Thursday 8:15 a.m
Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM: 224 N.W. Avenue G, Belle Glade
33430. Sabbath services Friday, 8:30 p.m. Phone 996-3886.
TEMPLE BETH ZION: Lions Club, 700 Camelia Dr., Royal I
Palm Beach. Mailing address: PO Box 104, 650 Royal Palm Blvd.,
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411. Sabbath services Friday 8 p.m.,
Saturday 8:45 a.m. Rabbi Seymour Friedman. Phone 793-9122. I
TEMPLE B'NAI JACOB: 2177 So. Congress Ave., West Patai'
Beach 33406. Phone 433-5957. Rabbi Dr. Morris Silberman, Can-
tor Hyman Lifshin. Sabbath services, Friday 8 p.m., Saturday
and holidays 9 a.m., Monday and Thursday 9 am.
TEMPLE EMANUEL: 190 North County Road, Palm Beach I
33480. Phone 832-0804. Rabbi Joel Chazin, Cantor David Dir-1
dashti. Sabbath services, Friday 6 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.
TREASURE COAST JEWISH CENTER Congregation Beth I
Abraham: 3257 S.E. Salerno Road, Port Salerno. 287-8833. Mail-
ing Address: P.O. Box 2996, Stuart, FL 33495. Services Friday |
evenings 8 p.m. and first Saturday of each month 10 a.m.
ORTHODOX
CONGREGATION AITZ CHAIM: Century Village, West Pita
Beach. Phone 689-4675. Sabbath services 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Daily
services 8:15 am. and 6:30 p.m.
REFORM
CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL: 1592 Floresta, P.O. Box
857146. Port St. Lucie, FL 33452. Friday night services 8 p.m.,
Saturday morning 10:30 a.m. Phone 465-6977.
THE REFORM TEMPLE OF JUPITER-TEQUESTA: 759
Parkway Street, Jupiter. Phone 747-1109. Rabbi Alfred L. Fried-
man. Services Friday 8 p.m.
TEMPLE BETH EL: 4600 Oleander Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL
33450. Phone 461-7428.
TEMPLE BETH SHALOM: St. Helen's Parish Hall, 20th
Avenue and Victory Blvd., Vero Beach 32960, mailing address:
P.O. Box 2113, Vero Beach, FL 32961-2113. Rabbi Richard D.
Messing. Phone 1-569-0180.
TEMPLE BETH TORAH: at Wellington Elementary School,
13000 Paddock Dr., West Palm Beach. Mailing address: P.O. Box
17008, West Palm Beach, FL 33406. Friday services 8:15 p.m.
Rabbi Steven R. Westman. Cantonal Soloist Elliot Rosenbaam.
Phone 793-2700.
TEMPLE ISRAEL: 1901 No. Flagler Dr., West Palm Bead
33407. Phone 833-8421. Rabbi Howard Shapiro, Cantor Robert
Bloch. Sabbath services, Friday 8 p.m.
TEMPLE JUDEA: at St. Catharine's Greek Orthodox Church
Social Hall, 4000 Washington Rd.. at Southern Boulevard. rW
Joel L. Levine. Cantor Anne Newman. Mailing address: bio*
Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. FL 33409. Phone 471-15*,



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iagogueNews
Synagogues, Single Parents Benefit From
Donated High Holiday Tickets
Candle lighting Time
ft Oct. 18 6:32 p.m.
.tafL. 0ct- 25 6:26 P-m.
EMPLE BETH DAVID
Sisterhood is having their
Tjd-up membership dinner at
I Temple, 4657 Hood Road,
Um Beach Gardens, Tuesday
kning, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. The
tme for the dinner is
fcmembering the Way We
-ae!" Everyone is requested
Ibring a photo of themselves
I do not put your name on it.
\k will be a contest "who
name the person in the
a.
Adult Education Program
have as guest speaker
use Shure, director of the
Beach County Regional
Bee of the Anti-Defamation
lie. She will discuss world
I affairs, including cur-
Dt events. Ms. Shure is an
member of the Black-
Dialogue, the Catholic-
Dialogue, co-chairman
the County Brotherhod
littee and recently co-
the Palm Beach
bmorial to Raoul Wallenberg
unmittee. All are welcomed
I breakfast and informative
ilogue on Sunday, Oct. 20,
") a.m. to 12 noon. The cost
|$5 per person.
*l
thy Herman
TEMPLE JUDEA
wothy Herman will be the
t educator-scholar at
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Temple Judea Education Sab-
bath, Friday, Oct. 18 beginn-
ing at 6:30 p.m. at St.
Catherine's Cultural Center,
Southern Blvd., 'and Flagler
Drive.
This program will be part of
a special education week at
Temple Judea. Education
week will include open houses
Sunday, Oct. 20 and Wednes-
day, Oct. 23 at Temple Judea's
religious school which meets at
the Jewish Community Day
School on Parker Ave., south
of Southern Blvd.
The Friday kick-off program
will include a Sabbath Dinner.
Participants are asked to bring
a picnic dinner, candles,
candlesticks, wine, kiddush
cups, and challah. Following
the Dinner, Mrs. Herman will
conduct an experientia'
workshop on Shabbat obset
vance utilizing dramatic visua
materials. Mrs. Herman
developed this workshop for'
the families of Temple Beth
Am of Miami where she is the
educator. Mrs. Herman's uni-
que and creative techniques
have captured national atten-
tion. The goal of Friday's pro-
gram is to increase Sabbath
home observance among Tem-
ple Judea's families.
On Sunday, Oct. 20 at 10
a.m., parents will participate
in the second event of educa-
tion week which will be
highlighted by a values
clarification program
developed by Sheree
Friedlander, Temple Judea's
educator. On Wednesday, Oct.
23 at 6 p.m., parents will par-
ticipate in a Hebrew School
open house. Both programs
will be held at the Jewish Com-
munity Day School.
Temple Judea's annual Art
Auction will be held at the
PGA Sheraton Resort in Palm
Beach Gardens on Saturday
evening, Oct. 26. The preview
will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the
auction will begin at 8 p.m.
Mvra Berger is chairing this
fundraising event for the con-
gregation. Outstanding art
will be provided by Art
America. Door prizes will be',
highlighted by a color televi-
sion. Refreshments and a cash
bar will be available during the
auction.
New this year will be a
special patron dinner at 6 p.m.
at the PGA Sheraton. Tickets
are $18 per person and will in-
clude an exclusive sneak
preview and a special door
prize. Proceeds from the
patron dinner will help under-
write the costs of the evening
and provide additional funding
for Temple Judea's extensive
activities.
By LLOYD RESNICK
The High Holidays have
come and gone, but for many
single-parent families in our
community the spirit of those
solemn moments may linger
and a new sense of their
membership in the Jewish
community may be emerging,
thanks to the action of the
Single Parent Committee of
trie Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County and the
response by local synagogues.
When the committee's re-
quest for High Holiday ticket
donations from local temples
and synagogues was made, no
one expected the response to
be so overwhelming. Over 200
tickets were received at the
Jewish Community Center by
Bonnie Altman, who was in
charge of ticket distribution.
Forty-five single-parent
families took advantage of the
opportunity, with 85 people
overall, including many
children, participating.
In an effort to encourage
better communication between
unaffiliated single parents and
local houses of worship, Mrs.
Altman followed up ticket
distributions with letters to
the membership chairmen of
the synagogues chosen by the
families receiving tickets.
Mrs. Altman also tried to put
the unaffiliated single parents
in contact with single parents
who were affiliated, in an at-
tempt to make everyone feel
more comfortable.
"On the whole, temples and
rabbis were pleased with the
program, and a lot of informa-
tion about temple membership
was disseminated as a result,'
said Mrs. Altman.
The program was also a suc-
cess from the point of view of
the single parents. All who
were contacted after the High
Holidays said that the pro-
gram was a wonderful idea,
and Donna Kepnes added.
"My children really enjoyed it;
it's one of the best things the
Single Parent Committee and
local temples have ever done."
Linda Elias, the member of
the Single Parent Committee
in charge of the ticket dona-
tion program, said she was
"very, very pleased that we
had such an enthusiastic
response from the synagogues
and that so many families ask-
ed for tickets."
Both Mrs. Altman and Mrs.
Elias noted that many cor-
relative positive results came
out of the program. For exam-
ple, at least pne synagogue of-
fered free membership to a
needy single-parent family,
and another temple offered to
open up its religious and Sun-
day school programs to
children of single parents in
need.
The Single Parent Commit-
tee, however, is not going to
rest on the laurels of this past
year's success. "There are
more single parent families put
there that we're not
reaching," observed Rabbi
Howard Shapiro, chairman of
the Single Parent Committee.
It is hoped that next year's
outreach effort will be even
more effective.
Those involved in this year's
High Holiday ticket donation
program agree that a
cooperative, two-way
endeavor is needed to enfran-
chise more single parent
families in the community.
Local temples and
synagogues need to increase
their outreach efforts and of-
fer educational, social and
financial programs to attract
the unfortunately growing
number of single-parent
families. Conversely, single
parents and their children
need to commit thmselves
emotionally, spiritually, and,
to some degree, financially to
involvement in the religious
and cultural aspects of Jewish
life.
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education," observed Bonnie
Altman.
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viously rely on membership
fees in order to continue serv-
ing their congregants, but as
Linda Elias pointed out, "The
temples are usually willing to
help. Synagogues are inviting
and caring places."
If the local synagogues and
single-parent families in Palm
Beach County meet each other
half way, a much-improved
climate for all aspects of
Jewish life in our community is
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Friday, October 18, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 13
loviet Jewry
A Time For Action
As the world awaits the for-
oming meetings between
leader Mikhail Gor-
^ev and President Reagan
iGeneva, it is clear that there
been no significant im-
ovement in the position of
kviet Jewry. In some
the situation has
eriorated since Gorbachev
ne the General Secretary
the Soviet Communist
Immigration has remained at
datively low constant level,
.. an average of less than
) Jews a month permitted to
Bve.
|ln all of 1984, only 896 Jews
ere allowed to leave. This in
tntrast to the over 50,000
ho left in 1979, the peak year
[Soviet Jewish emigration.
IWhile emigration was kept
the number of arrests,
i and other forms of
sment of Jewish activists
alarmingly. During the
year, 10 activists were
nt to prison or labor camps,
bile two others await trial. Of
21 Prisoners of Zion, 12
ere arrested or tried since
ptember, 1984 virtually
pe a month! The major thrust
this new wave of arrests
directed at the informal
ktwork of Hebrew teachers.
the authorities wish to
ntain the myth that the
udy of Hebrew by Jews is
prmissible, evidence was
bricated for the purpose of
^arging Jewish activists with
her crimes.
iThe tough policy has also
pulted in a worsening of the
atment of Jews in the
hsons and labor camps, with
risoners of Conscience
char Zunshain, Iosif Begun,
li Edelshtein, Shimon
mirman and Anatoly
charansky, especially, sub-
I to maltreatment.
Moreover this past year did
see any diminution in the
Wter of vicious articles and
Pevision broadcasts attack-
Israel, Zionism, Judaism
individual Jews. If there
a temporary abatement
hen Gorbachev assumed con-
they have now resumed
eir former level of frequency
intensity. In only one
has there been a slight
Mnge. Attacks linking
ponists" with the rise of
ptler to power, and accusing
Zionists" of having col-
orated in the implementa-
" of the Final Solution,
n to have halted. This
Ptome shift may be purely
netic since the "Zionists''
today continue to be
ated with the "Nazis" of
ipast.
his trend must be balanced
wist the opportunity of-
hy upcoming talks bet-
the United States and
soviet Union. "The Soviet
"tude towards human rights
its Jewish citizens should
ve as a test of the credibili-
P boviet commitments and
ineral good will," Morris
P-Chairman of the Na-
II Conference on Soviet
. made clear the Jewish
"^unity's approach toward
summit. It does not believe
the: issue of Soviet Jewry
"w be formally linked to
^agreements with the
l- Nevertheless, a prac-
tical linkage exists because
U.S. negotiators must take in-
to account American public
opinion, which presently lacks
confidence in the credibility of
Soviet commitments reflected
in its flagrant violations of the
Helsinki Accords.
RECOMMENDED AC-
TION: President Reagan, in a
meeting recently with a
delegation of Jewish leaders
representing Jewish com-
munities of over a dozen coun-
tries, stated that he intends for
Soviet Jewry to be high on his
agenda in meetings with
Soviet leader Gorbachev in
November. It is important that
the President know that his
determination to push the
issue of Soviet Jewish freedom
with Soviet leaders has our
support. Therefore, we urge
you to send Utters of commen-
dation to President Reagan
(The White House,
Washington, D.C. 20500) for
his commitment to press this
issue.
Also send letters to
General Secretary Mikhail
Gorbachev (c/o Permanent
Mission of the USSR to the
United Nations, 136 East 67th
Street, New York, NY 10021)
calling for the release of Soviet
Jewish Prisoners of Cons-
cience and for the freedom of
Soviet Jews to emigrate to
Israel. The Soviet leader
should be informed that it is
unlikely that the American
people will trust the Soviet
Union on new agreements af-
fecting the vital security of
both countries while the
Soviets persist in violations of
the human rights provisions of
the Helsinki Accords.
Also announce the conven-
ing of a Special Day
November 19 in conjunction
with the opening of the Sum-
mit meeting, for public events
including prayer vigils,
demonstrations to focus on
human rights and Soviet
Jewry, moments of silence,
etc. Communities throughout
the world, in response to a call
from the World Conference on
Soviet Jewry, headed by
Jewish Agency and World
Zionist Organization Chair-
man Leon Dulzin, will be plan-
ning special events on what
has been termed an interna-
tional "Day of Solidarity" in
support of Soviet Jewry.
Please cooperate and par-
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your own communities.
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Plans Advance For
Holocaust Museums
Plans continue to advance in
the nation's capital and in New
York City for memorials to the
Holocaust and for facilities
duplicated to studies of the
tragic past.
Plans for a $30 million
Holocaust museum and ar-
chive were presented to Con-
gress by the United States
Holocaust Memorial Council
(USHMC).
The red granite building
would replace two government
buildings that was constructed
as annexes to the Auditors
Building. The plans were
described to the House Ap-
propriations Committee's In-
terior Subcommittee by
USHMC vice chairman Mark
E. Talisman.
The architect, George Not-
ter, said that the historic
buildings did not contain
enough space for the museum,
and their condition was so poor
that it would be very expensive
to renovate them.
Expected to open in 1989,
the proposed five-story
museum would include space
for exhibitions, archives, con-
ference rooms, cafeteria, and
administrative offices. Mr.
Talisman said that to cover the
building of the museum and
operating expenses, a $100
million Campaign to
Remember is underway to
raise private fundings.
The Council has requested
an appropriation of $1.95
million for fiscal 1986 to con-
tinue historical research to
develop museum programs.
NEW SITE IN NYC
A new site has been offered
and approved for a New York
City Holocaust Museum.
A new apartment building at
Battery Park City in Manhat-
tan will replace the U.S.
Custom House, also in
Manhattan, as the site for a
memorial that will include a
museum, archives, and library.
New York State Governor
Mario Cuomo offered the
replacement for the Customs
House that was opposed by
many preservationists as too
ornate and better suited for a
cultural and educational
center.
According to Meyer S.
Frucher, president of the Bat-
tery Park City Authority, the
Holocaust Commission would
be renamed the New York Ci-
ty/New York State Holocaust
Memorial Commission. In ad-
dition to the Holocaust
memorial, the facility would
have a separate State Museum
"dedicated to the New York
immigrant experience,"
Governor Cuomo said.
Groundbreaking is expected
in the fall of 1986.
An American soldier carry-
ing a survivor out of a concen-
tration camp is depicted in the
monument "Liberation" at
Liberty State Park in Jersey
City, N.J. Nathan Rappoport's
15-foot, 2-ton monument was
dedicated before a gathering
of 3,000.
"The soldier has no gun .
the soldier is gentle and com-
passionate. The victim is alive
and has hope; he has survived
the darkest hour," principal
speaker New Jersey Governor
Thomas H. Kean said.
In addition to the Governor
and Mr. Rappoport, among
others taking part in the
ceremonies were New Jersey's
U.S. Senator Frank R.
Lautenberg; Jersey City
Mayor Gerald McCann; Luna
Kaufman and David Kotok,
cochairpersons, Liberty Park
Monument Committee.
Senator Lautenberg, a
member of the U.S. Holocaust
Memorial Council, said he was
"very involved with the
memory of the Holocaust
because of his friendship with
many survivors. I admire their
resilience and courage," he
said. "They represent the
character and strength of
America and the strength of
the human spirit."
(Reprinted from Martyrdom
and Resistance)
Human Rights In Israel
Topic Of TAU Meeting
Professor Yoram Dinstein,
Pro-Rector of Tel Aviv Univer-
sity and Professor of Interna-
tional Law, will speak at a
breakfast meeting of the
Seminar Associates of the
American Friends of Tel Aviv
University on Tuesday, Oct.
29. The topic to be addressed
by Prof. Dinstein is "Human
Rights in Israel in the Ad-
ministered Territories."
The meeting will be the first
of the 1985-86 season for the
Seminar Associates, a group
which will be holding several
discussion meetings with ex-
citing speakers from Israel's
and America's academic and
political worlds. The Seminar
Associates is a committed
group of individuals who share
the conviction that higher
education is the best means to
improve Israel's quality of life,
economic development, na-
tional security and search for
peace. Associates ar-' asked to
support Tel Aviv University
with a minimum annual
membership fee of
$500-$1,000.
In addition to his current
duties as Pro-Rector, Prof.
Dinstein is Yanowicz Pro-
fessor of Human Rights and
the Editor of the Israel Year-
book on Human Rights. He is
also the former dean of Tel
Aviv University's Faculty of
Law, and he has held various
positions representing Israel
at the United Nations.
The local director of the
American Friends of Tel Aviv
University, Lauren Azoulai, is
preparing an exciting lineup of
speakers this year including
Dr. Edward Teller, an advisor
to President Reagan on the
United States 'Star Wars'
plans, and Senator Paula
Hawkins, an outspoken sup-
porter of Israel in the U.S.
Congress. s
Anyone who would like more
information about the Seminar
Associates and other activities
and programs of Tel Aviv
University may contact the
local office in Boca Raton.
Knesset Committee Approves
Of Strike On PLO HQ
By DAVID LANDAU
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
The Knesset's Foreign Affairs
and Security Committee over-
whelmingly approved of Israel
Air Force raid on Palestine
Liberation Organization head-
quarters in Tunisia and sent an
official message of congratula-
tions to the Israel Defense
Force for planning and ex-
ecuting the precision bombing
of targets 1,500 miles from
Israel.
Only one committee member
dissented. Yossi Sarid of the
Civil Rights Movement (CRM)
maintained that while the ac-
tion against terrorists was
morally justified, it was
misguided politically and may
have derailed yet another op-
portunity for peace talks with
the Arabs.
But Defense Minister Yit-
zhak Rabin, who briefed the
committee on the attack, said
he was confident that Egypt
would soon resume the talks
on the Taba border dispute
which it suspended in anger
over Israel action. Rabin in-
sisted that Israel was not aim-
ing specifically at PLO chief
Yasir Arafat or any other in-
dividual PLO leader.
Arafat's residence, among
the complex of buildings which
made up the PLO's military
and political headquarters at a
beach resort 20 miles south of
Tunis, was destroyed in the air
raid. But Arafat was not there
at the time. Mohammed
Natour, known as Abu Taef,
commander of El Fatah's
Force 17 group, was not killed,
contrary to an early report
from Tunis which put him
among the some 60 PLO dead.
According to reports frj
Tunis the main buiCwt!
served as the PLO's Lg
and administrative office 2
razed to the ground, as Zt I
adjacent buildings, moSt|y 2 i
homes of PLO officials Z\
communications center receiv
ed a near miss which nut Z
PLO's telephone and telex^
work out of commission.
Menachem Perlmutter tW I
Jewish Agency's director the Engineering Section f
the Department of Set
tlemenU for the Negev, will
be visiting the United Sut
to speak in various cities on
behalf of the Jewish National
Fund. Announcing the tow
Dr. Samuel I. Cohen, JNF'i
executive vice president
praised Mr. Perlmutter
"This architect of the Negei
baa labored with JNF for
yean in order to make tat
region a home for settlers
from over the world." Mr.
Perlmutter, a survivor of
Auschwitz who came to
Israel in April 1947, is
responsible for overseeing
the engineering infrastruc-
ture of all the rural set-
tlements in the Negev.
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7 Not Know Hebrew,
I Want Learn' And
! Expert Answers
Friday, October 18, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 15
By WENDY ELLIMAN
, Ben-Zion Fischler opens a
thick file of letters at
I random.
"I not know your
llanguage. I not know
I Hebrew. I want learn. I not
Ihave money," reads the
first, written by a 16-year-
lold Caribbean islander.
Fischler turns the page to
a letter in carefully printed
Hebrew, with a photograph
attached. It comes from a
Rumanian priest, who
teaches at a Rumanian
| Catholic seminary.
"Thank you for the material
you sent," he writes. "It's very
useful. This is a picture of the
synagogue. I took my Hebrew
students there for the exercise of
translating all the Hebrew on the
synagogue walls."
, THE PRIEST'S letter is
followed by a lengthy exchange
between Fischler and a Soviet
I language professor from a remote
area of Russia. "Dov is very in-
terested in your letters," writes
| the professor.
"We thought, at first, that Dov
- which is Hebrew for 'bear*
was a code word for the KGB, the
Soviet Secret Police, and that the
professor was giving us a veiled
warning," smiles Fischler. "But
Dov turned out to be a young Jew,
seeking contact with Israel. When
his father died, he wrote asking us
to have someone recite Kaddish.
Now, he tells us, he's applied for a
I visa to Israel."
There are two questions that
Fischler never asks his cor-
respondents. One is whether they
are Jewish. The second is why
they want to learn Hebrew.
"If you're Jewish and you learn
Hebrew whether it's 500 words
or 5,000 you're linked with
Jews all over the world," he says.
"If you're not Jewish, learning
Hebrew will give you a better
understanding of Jews."
FISCHLER. as director of the
World Zionist Organization's
Hebrew Language Division in the
Department of Education and
Culture in the Diaspora, operates
what he describes as a clearing
house for the Hebrew language.
His division evaluates printed and
audio-visual materials and keeps
teachers, students and some 600
university Hebrew departments
world-wide from Ghana and
Zaire to Costa Rica and Korea,
and behind the Iron Curtain in
touch with what is available.
When new immigrants come to
Israel, and turn for help to the
Jewish Agency, Fischler's unit
helps them get to first base: it
helps them learn Hebrew.
Language courses at absorption
centers of the Jewish Agency,
which receive most of its funds
from United Jewish Ap-
peal/Federation Campaigns, are
among 1,200 it offers worldwide.
Some of its newer classes are
designed for UJA's Young
Leadership Cabinet.
"We also make shidduchim
(matches)," says Fischler. "When
professors from Kyoto, Japan,
and Nancy in France wrote telling
us they were working on Hebrew
word-processing, we made the
match, and they now maintain a
lively academic correspondence."
FISCHLER'S involvement
with the Hebrew Language began
in 1947, when he was 22. He was
arrested by the British for trying
:'::-': !
He never asks whether they are Jewish.
. -,-.-
to enter the future State of Israel
despite a ceiling on Jewish im-
migration and was interned on
Cyprus. But he began holding dai-
ly Hebrew classes in the detention
camps which were filled with
others who had also attempted to
make aliyah.
"I didn't really know Hebrew
then." he recalled. "I just kept
one lesson ahead of my students."
Imprisoned on Cyprus, he learn-
ed more than just the mechanics
Continued on Page 16-
N.Y. Times Man Adolph Ochs Joins Jewish Hall of Fame
By MEL WACKS
Director
Jewish-American Hall of Fane
Adolph Ochs (1858-1935),
who has been chosen as the
1985 inductee of the Jewish-
American Hall of Fame,
strongly influenced his and
future generations as
publisher of one of the most
highly regarded and influen-
tial newspapers in the world
|- The New York Times.
:: -'
His influence was also felt as a
prominent Southern leader
named "Citizen Emeritus" of
Chattanooga, Tenn., and as a
philanthropist head of Hebrew
Union College's endowment cam-
paign, and underwriter of the
monumental Dictionary of
American Biography. Following a
16-year tradition, a medal has
been commissioned in Ochs'
honor.
A REMARKABLY lifelike por-
trait has been created by Gerta
Ries Wiener, who in past years
sculpted memorable likenesses of
Hall of Fame inductees Louis
Brandeis (1971), Golda Meir
(1978), Isaac Stern (1982) and
Emma Lazarus (1983). The
medal's reverse design features a
scene at an urban newsstand in
the early 1900's, encircled by
"The New York Times" in its Old
English typeface, plus the famous
motto that first appeared in 1897:
"All the News That's Fit to
Print."
Sponsor is the Magnes Museum
of Berkeley, Calif.
While Ochs' formal education
was sketchy, he described his
work at the Knoxville (Tennessee)
Chronicle as his "high school and
university." Beginning as office
boy in 1869 at the age of 11, he
was soon promoted to delivery
boy at a weekly salary of a dollar
and a half. From that time until
his death in 1935, Ochs never left
the newspaper business.
In 1877, while still a teen-ager,
Ochs helped to establish the Chat-
tanooga Dispatch, and then took
over the faltering Chattanooga
Times with a borrowed invest-
ment of $250. It then had a cir-
culation of only 250 copies.
BY APPLYING the principles
of independence, fairness and
civic responsibility that he was
later to make the standards of The
New York Times, Ochs developed
it into one of the leading
newspapers in the South. He was
a founder of the Southern
Associated Press and its chairman
from 1891 to 1894. For 35 years
Ochs served as a director of the
Associated Press.
At the age of 38, Ochs took on
the task of reviving the
financially-ailing New York
Times. He insisted on a clean,
upright and impartial approach to
the news. After only three years
of his leadership, The Times show-
ed a profit. Ochs purchased con-
trolling interest in 1900. Starting
with a circulation of 9,000, The
New York Times at the time of
Ochs' death sold almost a half
million copies daily and nearly
three-quarters of a million copies
each Sunday. Ochs had made it
one of the greatest newspapers in
the world.
Born in Cincinnati, the eldest of
six children of German-Jewish im-
migrants, Ochs' family soon mov-
ed to Tennessee, where he re-
mained for the next quarter-
century. Besides his newspaper
ventures, Ochs created Chat-
tanooga's first city directory, set-
ting the type, proof-reading and
printing it entirely by himself.
PERHAPS HIS contributions
to the local area are best summed
up by the words on a bronze pla-
que hanging in the Adolph Ochs
Observatory and Museum on
Lookout Mountain, established on
the site of the Civil War battles of
Chickamauga and Missionary
Ridge through the efforts and
generosity of the young publisher:
"In memory of Adolph S. Ochs,
Continued on Page 16
WedcU commissioned in honor of Adolph Ochs
Wiener,
has been created by sculptor Gerta Ries
he applied principles of
independence, fairness.


Page 16 The Jewish Floridian of Paun tfeach County/Friday, October 18, 1985
Keeping Cool
In The Face Of Terror
By HIRSH GOODMAN
There is something horribly
reminiscent of Lebanon on the
West Bank and in Gaza these
days. Troops patrolling the
streets, weapons at the ready;
armored personnel-carriers
posted at strategic intersec-
tions of towns and villages.
Again there is the spectre of
house-to-house searches, of
curfews, arrests and road-
blocks.
The troops doing the job are
the same young men who
fought in Lebanon, who for
three years were nurtured on
suspicion in an environment of
hatred. For many of those now
patrolling the West Bank and
Gaza, Lebanon was their only
operational experience. They
were taught not to take
chances; that survival depend-
ed on assuming the worst.
Very few of these soldiers,
ironically born at about the
time Israel became Greater
Israel, speak Arabic. Yet they
have to impose the curfews,
shut down the shops and check
the papers of local residents.
Commanders in the field
have been ordered by their
seniors to keep on stressing to
the young paratroops that
they are not in Lebanon, but in
their own back-yard. That they
are protecting not only Israelis
and Israeli objectives from the
consequences of terror, but the
local inhabitants as well, the
vast majority of whom are vic-
tims of the situation, not the
creators of it.
But theory and reality are
not always uniform. Judea,
Samaria and Gaza may not be
Lebanon, but the danger from
a bomb or a grenade is the
same as it was there, as is the
instinctive military reaction to
both. The local inhabitants
may be victims, but from the
average soldier's point of view
they are guilty until proven in-
nocent. The recent shootings
of Arab civilians both on the
West Bank and in Gaza are il-
lustrative of this, as is the fact
that the chief of general staff
ordered a series of investiga-
tions into charges of "brutal"
behavior by soldiers against
local inhabitants.
ACCORDING to those who
made the decision to send
front-line troops into Judea,
Samaria and Gaza in the last
week of August, there was no
alternative. The murder of an
Former Immigrant Heads
Hebrew Language Department
Continued from Page 15
of Hebrew expression. He
recognized that the Hebrew
language contained the potential
to help Jewish exiles from 102
lands become more united in the
future State of Israel and that the
language of the Bible would
become a cornerstone of Jewish
national rebirth.
UNSPOKEN FOR 1.700 years.
Hebrew may be the only language
in history that has been reborn
But a language so ancient that
Abraham spoke it to Isaac, needs
adaptation to the era of high
technology. For not only did the
language lack words for "com-
puter," "helicopter" and
"vacuum cleaner" it had no
words for even such everyday
items as pencil, newspaper, shirt
and sidewalk. The rebirth of
Hebrew into a living language is
one of the more spectacular
achievements of cultural and
linguistic history, and Fischler has
played a role in it for 38 years.
The Bible's 8,000 word
vocabulary has grown to 120,000
words in the century since the
scholar, Eliezer Ben Yehuda,
began to revive the language. To-
day the number of modern
Hebrew words increases by about
100 words a year. Part of his divi-
sion's job, says Fischler, is to en-
sure that innovations in Hebrew,
approved by Israel's Academy of
the Hebrew Language, are made
known.
"We have active contact with
about 600 institutes worldwide, as
well as with innumerable students
and teachers who keep in touch
with us," said Fischler, "Every
six weeks or so, we circulate the
changes, so people can keep up
with new developments in
Hebrew.
"Jews have a long memory, so
our language never truly died,"
reflected Fischler. Then he added
with a gleam, "It's only one exam-
ple of how we are tenacious."
N.Y. Times Founder Ochs
Joins Jewish Hall of Fame
Continued from Page 15
journalist, philanthropist,
statesman whose vision, enter
prise and generosity created the
beautiful park on the sides of this
mountain upon which this edifice
stands, did so much for the com-
munity which lies in the valley
below, and served so conspicuous-
ly the nation of which he was a
distinguished citizen his friends
and neighbors who were honored
by his comradeship and influenced
by his ideals have dedicated this
building."
Ochs was son-in-law to Rabbi
Isaac Mayer Wise, founding presi-
dent of Hebrew Union College in
Cincinnati. Ochs headed the five
million dollar campaign for the
creation of the College's endow-
ment fund. Ochs contributed the
building for the Julius and Bertha
Ochs Memorial Temple, built in
Chattanooga in 1928 in honor of
his parents, and served as trustee
of Temple Emanu-El of New
York.
As a symbol of interfaith good-
will, in 1930 Ochs presented two
12-foot menorahs to the Cathedral
of St John the Divine. They still
stand in the sanctuary of this New
York landmark.
OCHS' GREATEST
humanitarian effort was the crea-
tion of The New York Times
Neediest Cases Fund in 1912 to
provide money for "exceptionally
deserving persons among the
city'8 poor." That first year,
$3,630.88 was raised. s
Recent years have seen con-.
tributions mounting to two million
dollars annually, donated by tens
of thousands of Times readers.
Every cent contributed goes to
the needy, with no deductions for
administrative costs.
armed Israeli soldier within
sight of two more armed
soldiers in Hebron, and a
Molotov cocktail thrown at an
army jeep full of armed
soldiers who failed to react, lit
a red light in the Defense
Ministry.
The meaning was twofold.
First, that whereas in the past
terrorists attacked "soft"
civilian targets, the IDF itself
was now becoming the target
of terror; or in other words,
local terror was in danger of
escalating into guerrilla war-
fare. Secondly, that the troops
doing duty in the territories
mainly reservists with minimal
military training were in-
capable of defending either
themselves or Israeli civilians
there.
It was thus decided to deploy
paratroope and other specializ-
ed infantry units not only to
improve the operational
capability of IDF forces in the
areas, but also to act as a
deterrent.
SENIOR military sources
vociferously deny that the
decision to send in these troops
was a result of pressure from
Jewish settlers on the West
Bank. They insist that it was a
purely operational decision
designed to nip in the bud the
new phenomenon of brazen at-
tacks against Israelis.
When Defense Minister Yit-
zhak Rabin met with a delega-
tion of settlers in the first
week of September, he made it
clear that settlement was one
issue and security another.
The minister totally rejected
a list of proposals tabled by the
settlers (a list that was, in-
cidentally, identical to the one
submitted to the Cabinet by
Ariel Sharon a few days
earlier), and made it clear that
he, not they, would decide how
best to deal with the problem.
He would not close down
Palestinian organizations and
newspapers as they demand-,
ed, he said, but would act only
against those persons who
were directly involved in in-
citement. Nor would he deny
inhabitants of the territories
recourse to the courts, as the
settlers demanded.
He would, however, take im-
mediate and uncompromising
action against the settlers if
they tried to set up private
armies.
Moreover, he told them, he
would do his utmost to prevent
Jewish attempts to populate
downtown Hebron. This was
not an answer to Arab terror,
he told them, but a catalyst for
more terror.
WHILE ISRAELI defense
experts have been predicting a
sharp increase in terror
generally abroad (as in the
recent killings in Larnaca),
over the Lebanese border, and
in Israel it is the threat of in-
ternal terror that has the
defense establishment most
worried. Sporadic Katyusha
attacks across the border, and
even bloody murders like Lar-
naca's, do not have the same
profound political implications
that internal terror has.
Rabin's strategy for dealing
with internal terror was four-
fold: the injection of top-
quality troops into the ter-
ritories; pin-point action
against individuals suspected
of incitement, such as deporta-
tion and administrative ar-
rests; action against com-
munities where it is felt that
the local leaders are not doing
enough to curb the zealousness
of stone-throwing youths; and
an intensified intelligence ef-
fort to isolate troublemakers
and prevent terrorist acts
before they can take place.
An intensified intelligence
effort was possible and had
shown results, the minster told
journalists recently, primarily
because the IDF and the
security services were out of
Lebanon, and could devote
their attention to the ter-
ritories. As a result, over 70
percent of all internal terror
attacks in recent months have
resulted in arrest a figure
that has not gone unnoticed by
the terrorists themselves.
THERE IS no doubt in the
minds of defense experts that
the rise in terrorist activity in
the territories is a direct result
of the PLO's return to Jordan.
Tens of thousands of people
cross the bridges from Israel
into Jordan each year, and
many of them come into con-
tact with PLO operatives
while they are there. They br-
ing back with them ideology,
money, instructions and the
skills necessary to organize
cells andproduce rudimentary
bombs. The connection is weU
known. According to
authoritative sources there
have been dozens of cases in
recent months.
Israel is reported to have
transmitted a message to King
Hussein through the
Americans that there is a limit
to Israel's continued com-
placency over the development
of Jordan as a new base for
terror. It is not only terror im-
ported over the bridges that
disturbs Israel, but also a
series of recent attempts by
Yasser Arafat's wing of the
PLO, headquartered in Am-
man, to send into Israel highly-
trained terrorist squads with
orders to kill as many Israelis
as possible.
Three of these were stopped
recently two at sea, and one
on the Lebanese border. All
were hand-picked from among
Arafat's personal guard
Force 17 and all received
their operational instructions
from his headquarters in Jor-
dan. One group of eight had
undergone advanced
paratroop training in AU.
and had trained fi tJJJ
infiltrate Israel, reach Kj
Shmona and execute a m
that would have meant do
of Israeli deaths.
THE QUESTION |
why Yasser Arafat, who
ostensibly on the brink
recognizing Israel's right
exist, has not only gener
this new dual terrorist thre
to Israel, but has made no
tempt to hide the fact.
The answer, according
security sources, is manifo
A terrorist organization,
definition, has to pursue
policy of terrorism to it
its existence. By spearhew,
a renewed terrorist threat
Israel, the PLO hopes to force!
the radicals and the Syrians!
who have thus far remained
relatively dormant, into acj
tion, thus destabilizing the!
arena. And Arafat believes!
that if the Americans perceive I
that the situation in the Middle!
East is in danger of becoming!
destabilized, they will be pro]
mpted to pressure Israel intol
making concessions withl
regard to the peace process!
consistent with PLOl
Jordanian policy goals.
And undoubtedly the
primary goal is to create exact-
ly the atmosphere of hatred I
and mistrust between the in-1
habitants of the administered
territories and their Israeli oc-
cupiers that has developed in
recent weeks. An atmosphere
. in which voices of reason are
drowned out by the shrillness |
of radicals on both sides; an i
mosphere of conflict where |
moderation is impossible.
At present, there is no real
comparison between the situa-
tion in Judea, Samaria and
Gaza and that which existed in
Lebanon until mid-year. If the
current increase of terror on;
the one hand, and thel
simultaneous expansion of
Jewish militant extremism on
the other, are allowed to dic-
tate circumstances the com-
parison could become not
merely a superficial illusion
but an intrinsic and endemic
fact.
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Page 18 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, October 18, 1985
Organizations
AMERICAN RED MA6EN DAVID FOR ISRAEL
The Netanya Chapter is celebrating the donation of a
fully equipped ambulance to Israel by Sara Kalin at a
dedication ceremony to take place at Congregation Anshei
Sholom, Oct. 29 at 1 p.m.
Inscribed on the ambulance is "Jerome Saul Kalin,
Humanitarian" in whose memory this gift was presented.
Jerome Kalin inspired all those whom he knew; the per-
sonal kindnesses that he bestowed upon all in need was
legendary.
The program will include an invocation by Rabbi Isaac
Vander Walde. Guest speaker will be Robert L. Schwartz,
Southeast district director of ARMDI. He will present Mrs.
Kalin a "Pikuach Nefesh" plaque for the saving of lives.
Speaking for the Netanya Chapter will be outgoing presi-
dent, Harry Lerner and incoming president, Eddie Starr.
The program will include cantorial selections by Cantor
Mordecai Spektor, accompanied by Dorothy Goldberg at
the piano. Friends and members are welcome.
B'NAIB'RITH
Century Lodge sponsors a one time showing of a special
Israeli thriller at Cross County Mall Theatre.
"Beyond The Wall" picked up the prestigious Interna-
tional Critics Prize in a competition during the Venice Film
Festival last September and went on to be nominated for
an Oscar as best foreign film.
The AMC Theatres at the Cross County Mall are
cooperating to the fullest extent in the presentation of this
prize movie. The one time showing will take place on Sun-
day, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m.
The number of seats is limited and if you miss this show-
ing you may never again have the chance to see it. Reserva-
tions can be made by calling the Chairman, Moe Moss.
Tickets will be sold at $3 each, below the introductory price
on Broadway. The proceeds from this event will be applied
to the many projects which, under the auspices of Century
Lodge, benefit the entire Jewish Community.
B'NAI B'RITH WOMEN
Menorah Chapter is having a Flea Market on Sunday,
Nov. 3, at the Osowski Parking Lot (formerly Millers Park-
ing) on Military Trail near Southern blvd. Good Bargains.
On Wednesday, Nov. 6, a "Chai" Luncheon Card Party is
being sponsored at the Sheraton PGA Resort Hotel, for the
benefit of the Childrens Home in Israel. On Sunday, Nov.
10, "La Cage Revue" at the Newport Pub, dinner. Nov. 22,
dinner, Friday night Services at Temple Emanuel, Miami.
Bus goes every Thursday for evening of fun. For informa-
tion call Ruth Rubin.
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
NATIONAL WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
Lake Worth Chapter, will hold their Showcase Study
Group meeting on Monday, Oct. 28, at Santaluces Com-
munity High School from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Come join and sign
up for courses.
FREE SONS OF ISRAEL
Palm Beach Lodge 221 will hold its next meeting on Fri-
day, Oct. 25 at the American Savings Bank at the West
Gate of Century Village, West Palm Beach at 1 p.m. The
performers' new show "Yiddish Vaudeville Revisited" will
be presented. Come, be entertained and enjoy a good show.
HADASSAH
Shalom West Palm Beach Chapter coming events:
Nov. 6 A day at Calder Race Track. For reservations,
contact Gene Fermaglich (Coventry K-262).
Dec. 8-13 Six-day gala cruise to Mexico on S.S. Galileo.
Limited cabins. Call Lillian Schack, Esther Tochner or
Florence Siegel.
Dec. 24-27 Complete spa package at The Regency,
Miami Beach. Call Florence Siegel, Fran Nudelman,
Esther Tochner.
Tikvah Chapter coming events:
Oct. 21 Membership meeting at Anshei Sholom at 1
pm. Boutique 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 28-31 Regency Spa.
WOMEN'S AMERICAN ORT
The Royal Chapter will hold its sixth annual Sports Day,
at the Indian Trail Country Club, on Monday, Nov. 4. A
continental breakfast at 8:45 a.m. will start the day. This
will be followed by golf, tennis, or cards and includes lunch.
Golf, Cart, and Lunch, $30; Tennis and Lunch, $20;
Cards and Lunch, $10; Tee Sponsers, $25. Checks should
be made out to Women's American ORT.
Participants may sign up at Indian Trail Country Club or
at the Royal Palm Beach Golf Club. For further informa-
tion, contact Belle Zatkowsky or Marcia Katz.
The next meeting of the Mid-Palm Chapter will be held
on Monday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. at Temple Beth Shalom, 315
No. "A" St., Lake Worth.
The program for the day will be a performance by the
Florida Repertory Theatre.
Future event will be: Nov. 25-29 Cruise on the S.S.
Emerald Seas with stops at Three Ports.
PARENTS OF NORTH AMERICAN ISRAELIS
Parents of North American Israelis, Inc. will meet at 1
p m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Royal Palm Club House at the
intersection of US 1 and NE 22nd Ave., Boynton Beach.
Topic: Parents relating their experience with their loved
one's in Israel.
Please join the parents who care. Refreshments will be
served.
PIONEER WOMEN
The Theodore Herzl Club will have their regular
meeting Nov. 7, 1 p.m. at the Lake Worth shuffleboard
courts, 1121 Lucerne Ave. The entertainment will be slides
and commentary "Tapestry of Many Colors."
Refreshments will be served.
YIDDISH CULTURE GROUP
The Oct. 22 program of the Yiddish Culture Group
marks the beginning of our 16th year of existence in Cen-
tury Village, West Palm Beach.
Our opening program will feature a movie entitled
'Heritage,' the subject of which deals with the history of
the Jewish people.
The second half of our program we will feature Mr. Jay
Epstein, director of public relations and development of
The Morse Geriatric Center. Some new features of the
home which have been developed since last year will be
discussed by Mr. Epstein.
On Oct. 29, Yiddish Culture presents The Harry
Stalhamer Musicl Group consisting of Tony Vacarro and
Leo Rosenel on guitars, George Levine as well as Harry
Stalhamer on mandolins and at the piano Herbert Mass.
For the closing half of our program professional singer
Bob London, who is known to most of us here in Century
Village, will perform.
The programs are on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in our
clubhouse auditorium and admission, as always, is free.
TGIS Dinnei
Set Tone
For Sabbal
Shabbat is the time
week for peace and int
tion. We set aside the e:
activities that have fl
minds for six days and
ing each Friday evenii.,
inward allowing a si
down of life and a
of ourselves, family
friends. '
redisJ
For these special .
evenings, Morse Ger
center has initiated ',-
(Thank G-d It's Shabbosl
members of the local M
community to participate]
traditional Shabbat din
served in the visitor cafe
The full course kosher i
ner is prepared with lovin
tention to detail and incL
appetizer, soup, eof
beverage, dessert, wine
challah.
Response to the ShabbatJ
ner has been very positive!
further participation by
munity members is enca
ed. Enjoy the start of Sha
in a tranquil, "hamisl
environment.
Call the Morse Gem
Center at 471-5111 and
reservations for either i
at 5 p.m. or 6:45 p.m....
tions and purchase of i
tickets must be made
advance.
South County Receives
HUD Loan For Senior Housing |
Elected Officials Play Vital Role
The U.S. Department of
Housing and Urban Develop-
ment (HUD) recently approved
a $5.7 million low-interest con-
struction loan for a 101-unit
congregate living facility to be
built by the South County
Jewish Federation.
The application to HUD was
sponsored by the South Coun-
ty Federation and the
Gulfstream Area Agency on
Aging, and the facility will be
built on 23 acres of land
donated to the Jewish Federa-
tion by Carole and Richard
Siemens. Scheduled for com-
pletion within two years, the
housing units will be open to
people of all races, religions
and ethnic groups in Palm
Beach County.
The efforts of 11th District
Congressman Dan Mica and
Senator Paula Hawkins were
instrumental in procuring the
loan, and according to South
County Federation executive
director Rabbi Bruce Warshal,
Congressman Tom Lewis,
whose 12th District consti-
tuents live north of Boca
Raton, was also an important
factor in the HUD approval.
All of the applications for
similar Section 202 loan
guarantees from Congressman
Lewis' district were derailed
along the bureaucratic
pathway to Washington, so
two weeks before HUD made
its decision the South County
Federation asked Lewis to ex-
ert whatever influence he
could on their behalf.
Rep. Tom Lewis
"Congressman Lewis
with alacrity," Warshal
"He put as much pressure j
as he could; he was there \'
we needed him."
In addition to the laon,
will provide $648,000 in ren
subsidies, which will pay for
to 75 percent of the rental fej
for those who qualify.
"There is no doubt that
feel that the extra push "
gressman Lewis gave us
an immense help, because I
competition in Washington 1
these loans was fierce, f
Warshal. "We as a J
community are indebted
Tom Lewis for his quick
tion to our call for help.

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Friday, October 18, 1985/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 19
Jakharov, Sharansky May Soon Exit Soviet Union
IBURG, West Ger-
v Soviet dissidents
fifrei Sakharov and
joly Sharansky will be
wed to leave the Soviet
on at the conclusion of
November summit in
cva, Switzerland, accor-
to Der Spiegel, the
Pman-language news
zine published here.
kccording to Der Spiegel,
torov and Sharansky have
i consistent topics of discus-
between Washington and
mw, with East Germany ac-
fas middle man between them.
t magazine reports that East
ji attorney Wolfgang Vogel
been intermediary in the
Nations. Vogel is said to have
Uarly acted as a go-between in
tWest refugee matters. He is
I to have been involved in the
iange of Soviet spy Rudolf
J for captured U-2 spy plane
t Gary Francis Powers in the
Andrei Sakharov
Meanwhile in Jerusalem, it is
reported that Soviet bloc coun-
tries have made a series of friend-
ly gestures toward Israel during
the past few weeks in an effort to
renew diplomatic relations, accor-
ding to the Foreign Ministry.
Principally involved are Poland,
Hungary and Bulgaria, with all of
Anatoly Sharansky
whose diplomats Foreign Minister
Yitzhak Shamir met during the
UN General Assembly session in
New York last week.
According to Davar, Israel and
Poland appear to be discussing
establishing consulates or
diplomatic interest sections in the
embassies of Third World coun-
tries in Tet Aviv and Warsaw.
aw Professor Blasts ABA
I Continued from Page 2
|as a "calumniator and in-
or" who "assists the op-
^nts of peace." Further, he
utes the verifiable fact of
nds of Soviet Jews still
|ing to emigrate to "juggl-
of figures by Zionist pro-
da." Zivs' views have
I officially characterized by
U.S. State Departmtjikas
[Semitic.
pshowitz reproached the
for its actions on the
nds that the unqualified
ption of Zivs and adoption
I signed agreement could
onstrued as tacit accep-
of the Soviet legal
i's use as a tool to
i its citizens.
at the Soviet Union
wants from this agree-
t is international legitima-
cy its repressive legal
pn," he observed. "This
ement, co-signed by the
prestigious and largest
| association in the free
. gives it just that."
|h i 1 e D e r s h o w i t z
heartedly endorsed the
tept of cooperative
merits between the U.S.
the Soviet Union, he
I that such agreements
fuy appropriate "so long
"y are in the interest of
fering and not diminishing
** rights."
Insistent with other
Ht-signed agreements,
Twtz also predicted that
er lawyers nor legal
us critical of Soviet
I would be permitted to
I into the exchange, thus
Vi the question of
er the agreement can be
'value at all to the ABA.
Pwitz challenged the
" dec|sion by drawing an
JH u hat Public reac-
ted be if the ABA had
a cooperation agree-
wth the official legal
pwni of the apartheid
| in South Africa. He
;)"y and how they could
I.k1 oSuch an agreement
ar *.V,ets- based (>"
L2,dA s own words)
respect."
>witz was joined-in his
)
criticism by UCSJ president
Morey Schapira, who called
the agreement the "ABA's
Bitburg," and added, "The
Sovietlegal system is blatantly
violating its own laws and
regulations in a vicious anti-
Semitic crackdown on Soviet
Jews. It offends all Americans
to honor the perpetrators of
crimes against the Jewish peo-
ple In the 'Soviet* 'Union."
(Boston) Action for Soviet
Jewry played an active role in
notifying Dershowitz about
the ABA's agreement.
Dershowitz concluded by
stating his intention to garner
the support of the ABA
membership in an effort to in-
duce the ABA leadership to
abrogate the agreement.
(Reprinted from the Quarter-
ly Report of the Union of Coun-
cils for Soviet Jews)
30 Yachts Sail
To Larnaca
Memorial
By HUGH ORGEL
TEL AVIV (JTA) Some 30
yachts left Haifa and Tel
Aviv at dawn recently on a
memorial cruise w i^arnaca in
Cyprus to hold a solemn service
beside the Israeli yacht aboard
which its owner, Haifa's Carmel
Yacht Club member Reuven
Paltsur, his wife, Esther, and
their friend, Avraham Avneri,
were murdered in cold blood by
three PLO terrorists on the day of
Yom Kippur.
After laying wreaths on we
yacht, which was still tied up at
the berth in the marina where it
was attacked, the Israeli
yachtsmen returned to Israel. The
yacht was manned by the
Paltsurs' son, Yohai, who was on
another yacht cruise when his
parents were murdered, and
friends of the slain couple.
Carmel Yacht Club Commodore
Zvi Shafer said before the flotilla
left: "The purpose is primarily to
pay tribute to friends and
members of our club who were
brutaHy mflrtered in Larnaca.
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