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The Jewish Floridian the voice of the Jewish community of Palm Beach County
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Jewish Floridian (Palm Beach, Fla. : 1982)
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Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
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Fred K. Shochet
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Miami, Fla

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Vol. 8, no. 41 (Dec. 24, 1982)-v. 11, no. 26 (Aug. 30, 1985).
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"Combining Our voice and Federation reporter."

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VOLUME 8 NUMBER 42
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
mbassador Moshe Arens to
FRIDAY. DECEMBER 31,1982
PRICE 35 CENTS
Keynote Gala Community Dinner Celebration
Ambassador Moshe Areas
Jewish Conscience
listorts Lebanon Picture
By ROBERT SEGAL
[Usually it seems perverse, if
Y obscene, to quote Hitler.
|ii when he said the Jews in-
lined conscience, in a sense
I foretold what was to hap-
In in Tel Aviv as Yom Kip-
V neared, and some 400,000
kadis cried out for peace and
loiesied actions in Lebanon
tected by Prime Minister
lenachem Begin and Defense
linister Ariel Sharon.
iThese Israeli voices, includ-
1 those of soldiers, were ap-
almg for an end to the
Wandering of Israel's great
pral credence. The protests
|re grounded in instincts in-
Pturated by 5,000 years of
'ish tradition. The cries
from those who love
F'f illustrious nation. They
|nt_no more Israeli partner-
IP in the foul acts of Leba-
|ns Christian Phalangists.
[STARTING WITH this
Tmatic event, we need to
Psider both losses and gains
l|or there surely are gains
*!ng from Israel's expedi-
>'nto Lebanon,
for the quick reader, we
[y reasonably list the fol-
rlr>8 advances:
| Regardless of Arafat's
F'cai triumph in the eyes of
[Ajab world and the Third
Cf; ls/,ael's People near the
Cl of Lebanon have at last
f 'PUe from the PLO's
f rQ stories;
nw" nGemaye. Leba-
>DtK p.res"ent, says his
,pr,0"ty.Stoendwhath^
labels "Lebanon's vicious cir-
cle of violence;"
Washington has been
given proof of Israel's military
skill along with new assurance
that this lone democratic ally
in the Middle East continues
as a powerful bastion against
Soviet adventuring deeper into
the area;
President Reagan has
vowed to work harder still to
achieve peace and security for
all in the Middle East.
In judging the conduct of
Israel's military men in Leba-
non, fair-minded opionion
makers will have to acknowl-
edge that Israel's soldiers were
willing to suffer casualties
themselves in an effort to
avoid casualties to the Leba-
nese;
Those who take a long-
range view of the crisis will
need to recall that feuding be-
tween Maronite Christians and
Moslem Druze has afflicted
Lebanon for well over 100.
years. (In 1967, there were
6,000 Jews in Lebanon; but
after 1'/: years of Christian-
Moslem warfare, only 400
Jews remained, and structured
Jewish life was crushed);
As we lament the tragedy
of civilian massacres in Shatila
and Sabra, we have every right
to recall the agony and slaugh-
ter at Babi Yar, Lidice, and
My Lai.
OUR REVERSES include
the following:
Egypt has recalled its am-
Continued on Page 12-
Michael Burrows and Irving
Kaufman, co-chairmen for the
Gala Community Dinner
Celebration given on behalf of
the 1983 Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County-United
Jewish Appeal campaign,
announced that the Honorable
Moshe Arens, Israel's am-
bassador to the United States,
will be the keynote speaker at
the event. The dinner will be
held on Tuesday, January 18,
1983 at the Breakers in Palm
Beach with a minimum $1,000
commitment to the campaign.
Michael Burrows and Irving
Kaufman stated, "We are
fortunate that Ambassador
Arens has agreed to be our
keynote speaker. He will give
us a first-hand report on the
Middle East, the peace
process, and Israeli foreign re-
lations."
Myron J. Nickman, general
campaign chairman for the
1983 Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County-United
Jewish Appeal campaign,
urged the community to
support the Gala Dinner Cele-
bration. "We must continue
to provide needed humanitar-
ian social services both in our
community and in Israel
through our regular annual
campaign. In addition, this
year it is necessary to make an
extra one-time effort to raise
funds for the 1983 Israel
Special Fund."
One hundred percent of the
monies collected on the second
line of the 1983 pledge cards,
Special Fund, will be allocated
to Israel to provide for social
welfare services that were
curtailed in carrying out
"Operation Peace for
Galilee." The Israeli govern-
ment, which had to redirect
funds which had been
projected to support these
social welfare programs, is de-
pending on overseas Jewry to
lend an additional helping
hand so that these initial
programs can be maintained.
Ambassador Arens, born in
Kaunus, Lithuania im-
migrated to the United States
in 1933 and made aliyah to
Israel in 1948 where he joined
the underground Irgun Zvai
Leumi, headed by Menachem
Begin. Ambassador Aren's
Irgun activities of organizing
self defense in Jewish com-
munities in North Africa and
Europe were influential to his
later political career.
In 1951, Ambassador Arens
returned to the United States
for studies at the
Massachusetts Institute of
Technology and then at the
California Institute of
Technology where he received
his degree in aeronautical
engineering. He worked for a
time in the aircraft industry in
the United States, then
returned to Israel to teach at
the Technion in Haifa and
become deputy director and
head of the Israel Aircraft
Industries.
Ambassador Arens was
deputy chairman of Herut and
was a member of the Knesset
since 1974. He was appointed
as ambassador to the United
States in January 1982.
For more information on
the Gala Dinner Celebration
call the Federation office, 832-
2120.
Israel Drops Its Demand
By DAVID LANDAU
And HUGH ORGEL
JERUSALEM (JTA)
The Cabinet announced that
Israel has dropped its demand
that negotiations with Leba-
non be held alternately in
Jerusalem and Beirut and
stated that "the venue of the
negotiations will be deter-
mined in contacts between the
governments of Israel and
Lebanon."
The announcement ap-
peared to remove a major ob-
stacle to the start of formal
negotiations between the two
countries for the withdrawal
of foreign forces from Leba-
non and security arrange-
ments. It followed a statement
by Defense Minister Ariel
Sharon that he had personally
achieved a "breakthrough"
on negotiations in talks with
undisclosed Lebanese leaders
in Beirut recently.
It also followed comments
to the media by President Rea-
gan in Washington over the
weekend characterizing the
armies of Israel, Syria and the
Palestine Liberation Or-
ganization forces still in Leba-
non as "armies of occupa-
tion," a description which he
seemed to apply most em-
phatically to the Israeli army.
In addition, U.S. special en-
voy Philip Habib delivered a
letter from Reagan to Premier
Menachem Begin in which the
President forcefully urged Is-
rael to pull out of Lebanon
without further delay.
The contents of Reagan's
letter were not disclosed, but
informed sources said it put
the onus primarily on Israel
Continued on Page 7
Challenge and Response
The Case For The 1983 Campaign
Challenge: Why does the Women's Division hold a separate Annual
Campaign to raise funds for the Jewish Federation-U JA campaign?
Response: At campaign time, this question often arises. By a woman giving
in her own name, she is making her own statement her own value judgement
her owncommitment to the ideals of the survival of the Jewish people.
Challenge: What events does Women's Division hold to support the
campaign?
Response: As part of the effort to provide for Jewish needs locally, in Israel
and throughout the world, Women's Division has planned several events. These
include the $1,000 Minimum Luncheon (already held), the $5,000 Lion of Judah
Inaugural Luncheon on Jan. 12, the $8,500 National Palm Beach Luncheon on
Jan. 19, the $4,000 National Palm Beach Luncheon on Feb. 7, a $500-$999
Event on March 9, Women's Division Tennis Cup on March 25 and the
Women's Division Phonathon on April 10.
Challenge: What new approaches has Women's Division inaugurated to
enhance its Annual Campaign?
Response: In addir >n to the creation of the Lion of Judah, $5,000
minimum category, a new portfolio to research new and existing gifts and to
include follow through with personal solicitation has been initiated. Women's
Division this year will also play a major role in Super Sunday on Feb. 6.


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Chaplain Aides and Day School Students
Bring Chanukah Joy To Elderly
By MURRAY J. KERN
Chairman, Chaplain Aide
Program
The children of the Benjamin S. Hornstein Jewish Community Day School
are still excited about their Chanukah experiences at residences for the elderly.
And many of the elderly recall with great pleasure, the Chanukah melodies
brought to them by the children and members of the Federation Chaplain Aide
Program. Chanukah programs, many complete with latkes, doughnuts and
other Chanukah treats, were presented at seventeen facilities for the elderly
during Chanukah week.
The joyous spirit of the holiday was captured in the blaze of Chanukah
candles, the enthusiastic singing and dancing of the Day School children, grades
one through eight, their teachers, the school choir, talented members of the
Chaplain Aide Program and other members of the community. Both Jewish and
non-Jewish residents at the centers for the elderly heard explanations of the
holiday and its traditions, including why we eat latkes on Chanukah.
Cantor Elaine Shapiro Zimmerman of Temple Beth El appeared at one
center for the Elderly and put on a delightful program with her guest, Cantor
Abraham Barzak, from Patterson, New Jersey. Rabbi Alan Sherman presented
a Chanukah program at Glades Prison.
Members of the Chaplain Aide Program who participated in the programs
throughout the week were Ida Mae and Nat Allweiss, Sylvia Berger Ida
Blauner, Isadore and Yetta Dein, Alec Jacobson, Selma Horowitz, Jeanne
Glasser, Herman Linshes, Bea and Murray Kern, Use Mollen, Belle Lasher.
Helen and Bernard Fine, Pauline Edelson, Eddie Starr, Al Stillman and Phillip
Slier. Teachers from the Benjamin S. Hornstein Jewish Community Day School
participating were: Maya Gabriella, Renee Seal, Roslyn Pomerantz, Rachael
Stem, Soshana Walner and Jack Rosenbaum.


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The Chaplain Aide Program is made possible through contributions to the Jewish Federation ot Palm Beach County/United Jewish Appea
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Friday, December31,J982/The JewishFloridian4?f ,^l|n^9e<^v^itor' ;v#uge8
[omen's Division Premier Luncheon
women were present al the $1,000
urn Premier Luncheon held on
esday, Dec. 8, at The Garden Club,
where they heard Dr. Ruth Gruber, noted
journalist, author and lecturer.


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at the $1,000 Minimum Event
er Luncheon held on Wednesday, Dec.
jarden Club were, left to right: Marva
Campaign vice president; Shirlee
er, Luncheon co-chairman; Dr. Ruth

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Gruber, speaker for the event; Jeanne Levy,
president of the Federation of Palm Beach
County; Cynnie List, Women's Division
president; and Carol Greenbaum, co-
chairman for the event.
First Mini-Mission
Tours Local Agencies
All aboard! Taking a cue
from the successful Jewish
Federation sponsored missions
to Israel which provide a first-
hand opportunity to learn
about the needs of Israel and
how our dollars are spent
there, the Women's Division
of the Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County inaugu-
rated a Mini-Mission Bus Tour
to accomplish similar aims on
a local level. Recently,
Women's Division board
members toured the Fede-
ration's four beneficiary
agencies, the Jewish Com-
munity Center and Camp
Shalom, the Jewish Family
and Children's Service, the
Jewish Home for the Aged
(under construction), and the
Jewish Community Day
School.
The directors of the agencies
discussed the growing and
changing needs of the Palm
Beach community. The
women learned where the
future dollars have to be put in
order to serve the community
with new and better programs
while continuing to provide
the present level of services.
Margie Berg, Women's
Division Vice President,
stated, "We wanted our board
members to actually see the
local agencies and to become
familiar with the services and
programs that our local Fede-
ration dollars support. Some
women on our board have
never had the opportunity to
visit every agency and are
surprised to see all the work
that is being done in our com-
munity." She explained that
women who have attended this
program will be able to spread
the word about how important
and vital the work of every
agency is. "This has been a
very successful program. We
hope it will continue as an
ongoing program as the
women had a very fulfilling
experience," concluded Mrs.
Berg.
Plans are underway to
involve presidents of
organizations and members of
various Jewish groups in up-
coming mini-missions. "We
ultimately want to involve the
general community in our
mini-missions to educate them
to the importance of volunteer
and financial support for the
changing needs of our growing
Jewish population," stated
Karen Hyman, chairman of
the Mini-Mission Bus Tour.
For more information
contact the Federation office,
832-2120.
lint Distribution Committee
Case History
fb Belsky is nine years
Irowing up in Bombay,
[where his family settled
Ihey fled from Poland,
|eve of the Nazi invasion
|40 years ago. Jacob's
lhas been ill and unable
I'k; his mother stays
land takes care of his
1 young brothers and
I Jacob wants to be an
Imcs engineer when he
"P and dreams of
! enough money to ena-
* family to live in
i- Meanwhile, he goes
uk i school in Bombay
p 's getting the basic
on he needs to realize
trams. The cost of
Jacob is just $20 a
month. Yet if the American
Jewish Joint Distribution
Committee (JDC) did not
make school lunches possible,
Jacob and his fellow students
could not get the nutritious
food they need to help them
grow. We hold the key to
helping the Jacobs of this
world in Bombay and scores
of other cities throughout the
world where the JDC helps
Jews to live and to live as
Jews. The American Jewish
Joint Distribution Committee
receives its funds through the
Jewish Federation/United
Jewish Appeal Campaign, and
gives aid to Jews in more than
30 nations around the world.
Sund
Tune in to
MOSAIC
Sponsored by
The Jewish Federation
of Palm Beach County
a> morning over WPTV Channel 5, at 8 a.m.
Host-Phytlla Shaw Qirard
Sunday-January 2 DR. ROSALYN YALOW,
NOBEL PRIZE LAUREATE
The Lion of Judah Committee met on
Monday, Dec. 13, to finalize plans for
luncheon which will be held on Wednesday,
Jan. 12, at the home of Rathe Eppler. This
event will be open to women who make a
minimum $5,000 contribution to the
Women's Division of Palm Beach County.
Speaking to the women that day was Susan
Singer [standing], who is the General New
Gifts chairman for the Jewish Federation of
South Broward.
Lion of Judah Committee Meets to Finalize Plans
The committee for the
Inaugural Lion of Judah Lun-
cheon met to finalize plans for
the event which will be held on
Wednesday, January 12 at the
home of Ruthe Eppler. Ralph
Renick, News Director of
WTVJ, Channel 4, will be the
guest speaker.
Susan Singer, from the
South Broward Federation,
addressed the group about the
success of the Lion of Judah in
other communities. She stated
that women who have served
on Lion of Judah committees
have come to regard the pin as
"an award for leadership
giving." Jeanne Levy, presi-
dent of the Jewish Federation
of Palm Beach County, made
a special presentation on
campaign skills and develope-
ment.
Berenice Rogers, chairman
of the Inaugural Lion of
Judah Luncheon, said, "1 am
encouraged by the support
that we have received to date.
Our committee is working
diligently to make this first-
time event a resounding suc-
cess."
Members of the committee
are Julie Cummings, Ruthe
Eppler, Renee Kornhauscr.
Jeanne Levy, Eileen Nickman.
Marva Perrin, Frieda Shefter.
Barbara Shulman, and Dr.
Norrna J. Schulman. Cynnie
List is president of Women >
Division and Marva Perrin i>
campaign vice president. I or
more information call Lynne
Ehrlich at the Federal ion
office, 832-2120.


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Volume 8
15TEVETH5743
Number 42
,
Nothing Illegal About
Corporate Lobbying
An ambitious program designed to
prevent a repetition of the business lobby-
ing efforts for certain Middle East policies,
particularly arms sales to Mideast Arab
states, was announced by the American
Jewish Congress. Clearly the program
could not have come at a better time. King
Hussein of Jordan was due in Washington
this week, and it is widely expected he
would bring along a shopping list of U.S.
armaments he desires and present it to the
Reagan Administration.
The A J Congress program, which will
work through shareholders resolutions, will
ask management to report to stockholders
on what concrete steps were taken to in-
fluence Congress and public opinion on the
AW ACS package; the estimated amount of
company funds spent on AW ACS lobbying
during 1981 and for other Mideast issues
during the past year; what part of these
lobbying expenses will be claimed as tax
deductible because they are legitimate
business expenses; projected management
plans for additional lobbying activities on
Mideast matters in the next 12 months;
and how lobbying on Mideast issues has
advanced the interests of the corporations.
Some of the 23 companies that have
sought to influence the Senate for the arms
package, which was approved in
November, 1981 after a heated discussion
between Washington and Jerusalem, have
clear interests in Saudi Arabia. These
companies include Boeing, Mobil, United
Technologies, Westinghouse Electric and
the Northrop Corporation.
But other companies that have been
targeted by the program such as
Greyhound and Ford Motor Corp. may not
have such clear ties to the Saudis. The
response of these corporations will indeed
be interesting as they attempt to
rationalize how their individual company
benefited from the AWACS arms package.
Overall, there is nothing illegal about a
company lobbying on behalf of interests it
determines to be to its advantage. But
some members of the Jewish community,
still very disturbed over the ugly tone of
the debate and the Administration's
solicitation of these corporations to exert
pressure on Capitol Hill for the arms sale,
would like to see these activities halted.
Shareholders have a right to know for
what purpose funds are being used, par-
ticularly when used without prior con-
sultation with shareholders and often in
contradiction to their views. While there is
nothing illegal about lobbying, the un-
precedented actions of the corporations
during the AWACS debate did present a
leaning towards moral bankruptcy.
By GINNI WALSH
For the first time its inhabitants can
remember, there is a sense of real peace in
Kibbutz Manara on the Lebanese border.
Eti Mizrachi recalls the night during
"Operation Peace for Galilee" when her
husband Nissim came home on a day's leave
after a terrible week of no word from him. "I
cried when our little girl put his hat on, held
his clothes and said 'Daddy, you can stay
home. I'll go and fight for you.' But it's over,
and it was worth it.
"My children have had nightmares for
years and now they know that they're safe. In
their words, 'Daddy got rid of the bad
people.' We feel as if we've had a knife at our
throats and it's finally been removed."
Kibbutz Manara's history has been fraught
with PLO shelling, occasional infiltration of
terrorists and endless nights in bomb shelters.
The isolated Jewish settlement is surrounded
by barbed wire and has been patrolled
vigilantly for years.
The" residents were under the constant
tension of being on a personal 24 hours alert
without letup.
A trip to Kiryat Shmona, the nearest town,
was filled with fear, especially at night. Yoav
Ramati, born on the kibbutz, says, "If I
absolutely had to, 1 would drive at night, but
1 had second thoughts about ever taking my
family with me. Some people here wouldn't
even consider going out at night. The kibbutz
suffered from this. Some people left. They
just couldn't take the tension we were living
under."
Now. Manara can feel the benefits of
"Operation Peace for Galilee." Nonetheless,
the kibbutz lived with its own personal terror
fell,
during those weeks. Forty-six nf;,
were called up to serve In the a^?
riveamJUred 7 bUl miracu'o"siTaBMl
Nissim Mizrachi, 32, was the
butznik serving in a combat unit 2/
had the responsibilities of a fam i '
moved to Manara six years ago?;.
In his words, he moved "because 1.
to live in a place where I was needed i
was idealistic. I wanted to feel that
helping to strengthen the border* ,i
country." s 0I
And being from a border kibbutz *J
feelings as a soldier any different from i
of his compatriots?
"Everyone fighting was thinking the
thing. We wanted to stay alive. We all fa
were fighting for home. Everyone 3
what's been going on. We went with
our hearts."
Comparing his own war experte
Nissim continues. "This was my second!
in combat. Personally, there were differs
this time around. My oldest son wasl
during the Yom Kippur War.
"He was telling people on the kibbuut
I had gone to kill the bad people who cog
hurt us during the night. I wasthinkingi
about him because he understood the i
And I was thinking about my wife an.
other children. I knew they were in l
shelters day and night for the first daysofl
war. There was no choice.
"We had to do it for ourselves as well
for the Lebanese: they're good people<
they want to live in peace with Israel.
Continued on Page 16
Endowment Fund Plannii
Credit For Dependent Care Expens
By LEONARD H. CARTER,
CPA.JD
A credit against income tax
is allowed for child or depen-
dent care expenses. A credit
differs from a deduction in
that the credit applies to re-
duce the tax due, dollar for
dollar, whereas a deduction is
a factor in arriving at taxable
income upon which the tax is
computed.
The credit is 30 percent of
the expenses paid by a tax-
payer for the purposes of be-
ing gainfully employed. The
maximum amount of employ-
ment-related expenses to
which the credit can be applied
is $2,400 if one child or depen-
dent is involved, or $4,800 if
more than one is involved. The
percentage rate is reduced by
one percent for each $2,000 of
adjusted gross income over
$10,000 but not below 20 per-
cent. The maximum credit is
$720 (30 percent of $2,400) or
$1,440 (30 percent of $4,800),
if there is more than one de-
pendent.
Employment related ex-
penses are those expended for
the well being or protection of
a qualifying person, which al-
low the taxpayer and spouse to
work, such as a nursery
school, or home care.
A qualifying person is a de-
pendent child under IS, or a
spouse who is physically or
mentally unable to care for
herself or himself.
The amount of expenses
upon which the credit is
claimed is limited to the lowest
earned income of either
spouse. If single, it is limited
to the earned income.
The foregoing brief descrip-
tion of the credit serves as the
NOTE: This column is. written as a service to provide
general information to the public about the Endowment
Program of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.
Information contained herein is not designated as legal or
tax advice. You should take up such matters with your re-
spective attorneys and accountants. Should you want adit
tional information about charitable giving, and thevariMj
methods which may be utilized through the Federatioi'ij
Endowment Program, please contact Stanley Hyman,t>]
dowment Director of the Jewish Federation at 832-2120.
background for a recent Tax
Court decision. The facts of
the case were not complicated.
The taxpayer sent her 11 year
old son to a summer camp and
claimed the expenses were em-
ployment-related. Internal
Revenue objected. The Court
found that the expenses were
incurred to enable the tax-
payer to continue working
during the summer school
vacation. The fact that the
form of care chosen assured
the child of enjoyment did not
diminish the prime motive.
However, the Court warned
that the opinion is based upon
the facts of the case, and it
should not be read as approv-
ing all summer camp expenses.
Leonard H. Carter,
JD, is a certified puW%
countant of the Sum]
Florida and Sew York, r
member of the Ne*
Slate Bar. He wasformm
managing partner o]
Carter and Company, a
public accountants,
formerly a partner a
director of Israelof). ">
and Company, certifiM
accountants with ojjr
Florida and New York.^
been a director of put*
porations and P"2i1
member of the Legal t
Subcommittee of the
ment Fund Committee*
Jewish Federation o)
Beach County.
Super Sunday Changes to Feb.
Marilyn and Arnold Lampert. Super Sunday WJ|
J. Supsl
acttnoH|
households and raise more dollars on a single *L J
maniyn ana /\rnoia Lam pen, jf" ->- cundij|
chairmen, have announced that the date for Super si
has been changed from Jan. 23 to Feb. 6, W*3
Sunday is the community-wide phonathon to contac ^i
iiuusciiuius ami raise mure uuuaia w : \at%]
Palm Beach County Jewish community for the w
ish Federation-United Jewish Appeal campaign.
HistoricaUy, explained the Lamperts, Super Su I
was held a week prior to the Super Bowl JJJ"fJ
football games were played on that day. As a resui
NFL strike this year, the football schedule has oew ^
ranged. In an effort not to interfere with P*21TS5
games or watching them on TV, the Campaign j
and the Super Sunday committee decided to en *
date to Feb. 6, one week after the Super Bowl game



Friday, December 31, 1982 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 6
983 Super Sunday Spotlight On
lebby and Marshall Brass
last year Super Sunday was a total com-
fnity effort due to the fact that so many
(unteers representing a cross-section of the
kish community joined together towards a
nmon goal to raise more funds for Israel
the local Jewish community on a single
than ever before. Heading up the effort
iecruit volunteers this year are Debby and
jrshall Brass as V ice-Chairmen for
Iruitment for Super Sunday '83.
[he Brass' moved to Palm Beach County
|r years ago from Winston-Salem, North
folina where Marshall was on his temple's
n's Club Board and the youngest member
Its Board of Directors. In the short time
have been in this community, the Brass'
become involved in several local Jewish
animations. Marshall, an account
butive with Merrill Lynch, is president of
\p\e Beth El's Men's Club and is on the
>le's Board of Directors. During the
1-82 season, he co-chaired the Israel
Ids drive for Beth El.
ebby is the immediate past president of
[Gurion Chapter of Hadassah and has
pd on the Board of Directors of the
lid a Central Region on Hadassah for
years. This year she is their Associate
trman. Debby is on the boards of Temple
El Sisterhood, the Jewish Community
I School, and its PTA. She is the secretary
Ihe Women's Division of the Jewish
jration of Palm Beach County.
Ithough this is the Brass' first in-
lement with Super Sunday, they bring
ten leadership and commitment to Jewish
lerns to their position as Vice Chairmen
IRecruitment. "This year," the Brass'
lined, "because of the two line campaign
J result of the Israel Special Fund (ad-
|nal monies collected and sent to Israel to
maintain social welfare programs
curtailed because of "Operation Peace for
Galilee") it is essential that we find qualified
solicitors to staff the phones."
Super Sunday will again take place on
February 6 with telephoning beginning at
9:30 a.m. and continuing until 9:30 p.m.
Volunteers will be asked to report 45 minutes
prior to their phone sessions for an intensive
worker training program. Volunteers will be
expected to make their commitments to the
1983 Jewish Federation-United Jewish
Appeal campaign and to the second line
Israel Special Fund before they get on the
telephones.
"We are looking for over 400 volunteers,"
said Debby Brass. "In addition, we will be
looking to the youth to perform non-phone
duties during the course of the day. The
excitement of Super Sunday is building and
we are looking forward to our involvement in
this year's vital effort."
"The Brass' are hard at work recruiting
the volunteers that are essential to making
Super Sunday '83 an unqualified success,"
stated Marilyn and Arnold Lampert, Co-
Chairmen for Super Sunday. "We are
pleased to welcome such dedicated and
capable people to our winning team."
Debby and Marshall Brass will be available
to speak at organizational meetings in an
effort to recruit volunteers for Super Sunday.
For more information, call the Federation
office, 832-2120.
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|r the auspices of the Jew-
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(ted and run directly by
'fleers and members of
lib.
gles are for the most part
f'v 'ot when it comes to
their social life. Whether you
have entered the single scene
from various directions, be it
death of a spouse, separation,
or divorce, your complete life-
style changes. Your interests
change and many of your ac-
tivities become different. Most
times your outlook becomes
bleak. This is a very difficult
adjustment period in various
degrees of intensity.
"Prime Time Singles" tries
to make this difficult transi-
tion time easier, quicker, and
enjoyable by providing an op-
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The Jewish youth of Palm
Beach County need your help
to make "Mitzva Day" a
success. Coordinated by the
Jewish Community Youth
Council in conjunction with
Jewish youth groups
throughout the community,
teen-agers will be performing
odd jobs on January 9 to earn
money to donate to the Jewish
Federation in support of Super
Sunday. Youth are continuing
to ask for commitments for
jobs to be done on "Mitzva
Day."
"Mitzva Day" is in fact a
double mitzva, one, being the
chores that will be done for
those who may not otherwise
be able to do them themselves,
and two, raising funds
through donations for the
chores done which will be con-
tributed to support local needs
and in Israel.
Joyce Lampert, chairman of
"Mitzva Day" for the JCYC,
stated, "Job offers are be-
ginning to come in and we are
very happy to see the response
of the local community.
However, we need many more
to make the day a success. All
the youth groups are working
hard to support this effort."
Explaining the reason behind
the concept of "Mitzva Day,"
Joyce said, "We don't have
much money of our own to
donate to Super Sunday so
working for it means so much
more to us. We see our parents
contributing to the Super
Sunday effort and we want to
do something too. Since we
cannot solicit on the phones,
we have found our way to
help."
Assisting Joyce are the
youth representatives of the
following organizations:
Karen Kosowski, Temple Beth
David USY; Ellen Perry and
Susan Tenzer, Temple Beth El
Joyce Lampert
USY; Keith Edelman, Temple
Beth Torah SEFTY; Alisa
Goldberg, Temple Israel
SEFTY; Richard Weiner,
Temple Judea SEFTY; Pam
Roberts, Young Judea; and
Kyle Cohan, Midrasha.
On February 6, Super
Sunday, the group will present
the funds that they have raised
to the Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County at Super
Sunday. "We of the Jewish
Community Youth Council
will accept your contribution
at the time of our services to
you. You can help to en-
courage our youth by ordering
services, before "Mitzva
Day," to be done on "Mitzva
Day," so that our youth can
continue to support Israel and
our local Jewish community,
and therefore perpetuate
Judaism," stated Sherri
Mittledorf, JCYC adult
coordinator.
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to have a job performed by the
"Mitzva Corps," contact
Harreen Bertisch at the JCC,
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Update.
By TOBY F. WILK
UPDATE is written in mini-
skirt style. That is, long
enough to cover the subject
and short enough to make it
interesting.
Cupis Propaganda
The "PLOV National
Council is hard at work on
America's College campuses
trying to stop Jewish students'
support of Israel. This is a
frightening indication of the
importance placed by the
"PLO" on influencing the
next generation of American
policy-makers, as well as the
future leadership of the
American Jewish community.
Think about this.
Israels Value lo The
Laited Sta.es
On the Lebanese battlefield,
Israel proved that Soviet arms
are second rate. As a result,
America's position in the vital
and strategic mid-East has
been strengthened and Soviet,
PLO influence considerably
weakened.
Will the new Soviet regime
now be willing to demonstrate
moderation and good will?
This could well be done by
easing Jewish emigration re-
strictions, and by releasing
prisoner of conscience,
Anatoly Sharansky, whose
desperate plight symbolizes
the anguish of all Soviet Jews
wishing to emigrate. A group
of intellectuals, including
Nobel prize winners, have ap-
pealed to world public opinion
to intervene in behalf of
Sharansky. The Soviet Union
is a tough place to live and a
tough place to leave. Write to
United States and Soviet offi-
cials.
Rosier
The recently dedicated
memorial to the Veterans of
Vietnam is a simple, sculpted
roster of names 57,939 of
them a reality of individual
deaths repeated over and over
again.
It is a reality every Israeli
family knows well. After 34
years of existence, Israel is still
plagued by surrounding
enemies determined to an-
nihilate her. Is it any wonder
that Israel, in return for her
repeated sacrifices, will settle
for nothing less, than clear
recognition of simply its right'
to exist in peace.
Syria has ignored the ap-
peals of Israel and the United
States to return Israeli soldiers
captured during the conflict in
Lebanon. Syria is also pre-
venting the International Red
Cross representatives from
visiting the captured Israeli
soldiers.
Study today'; issues. Then
study your conscience. Are
you involved? Are you doing
your share? Faith, courage
and wisdom are needed. Learn
the facts. And, paraphrasing
the language of our Bible,
speak them when thou liest
down and when thou risest up;
when thou walkest by the way
and when thou sittest by the
pool Wherever you are
speak the facts.
IDF
It's noteworthy that while
many nations have a standing
army, Israel has no army, per
se. It has a DEFENSE
FORCE. In her 34 years of
existence, Israel has been con-
stantly attacked by surround
ins enemies. Israel's Defense
Force consists of shop assis-
tants, farmers, bus drivers and
professional men who pas-
sionately hate war and killing,
but who a remitter mined to de-
fend their families and country
when necessary.
World-Wide Cannibalu-atioa
Of Israel
Yehudi Menuhin criticized
"world-wide hypocrisy" for
singling out Israel to blame for
the Lebanon conflict.
Menuhin stated that other
countries were trying to relieve
their own guilt feelings in this
ay. (The Holocaust, Hiro-
shima, Vietnam, Uganda, Af-
ganistan, Iran, Iraq, Syria,
Central and South America,
Poland, England, Argentina
and the Falkland*, Cambodia,
Ireland, plus unanswered ter-
rorist attacks in France, Italy,
Austria, Germany, Brussels
and Venezuela.) All this is ob-
vious and overlooked. The at-
tention of the world is kept
riveted on tiny Israel. How
come? Let he who is perfect,
cast the first stone.
Nobelist Named
Dr. Aaron Klug of England,
was awarded the 1982 Nobel
Prize for Chemistry. His re-
search will be of crucial im-
portance for understanding
the nature of Cancer. Dr. Klug
is a member of the Cambridge
Residents' Association.
Contributions to Woody
Allen's mail appeal for the
formation of the National
Political Action Committee
indicate that Americans recog-
nize the importance of work-
ing through direct political
action to stem erosion of sup-
port for Israel. Commitment
to the security of Israel goes
hand in hand with America's
strategic interests in the Mid-
East. There is an annual credit
of SO percent of political con-
tributions on Federal tax re-
turns. NATPAC members in-
tend to show our representa-
tives that we are alert and
ready to support in 1984 those
candidates dedicated to sup-
porting the reasonable and
just claims of our ally, Israel.
Chaim Herzog, former Is-
raeli Ambassador to the
United Nations and a General
in the Israeli defense forces,
who has been involved in every
one of Israel's wars of de-
fense, said that despite heavy
Israeli losses and world wide
criticism, the recent Lebanon
conflict was a significant step
forward towards peace. Com-
ing from a military expert and
leader of the Labor opposi-
tion, his views are important
and encouraging.
A survey conducted by the
Union Bank of Switzerland of
the world's major cities com-
paring the average price for a
basket of food, showed that
Tel Aviv is one of the least ex-
pensive cities in the world. To
buy an average basket of food
in Tel Aviv, a person needed
$128 a month, compared to
$554 in Tokyo, $307 in
Geneva, and $245 in Los
Angeles.
Volatile and Vital
who thinks
Anyone
our
country might save money by
reducing military aid to Israel
ought to think again. Some of
our so-called "allies" now
provide America with bases so
long as we pay ever increasing
high rental fees. But, for more
than 30 years, Israel has pro-
vided us with just such protec-
tion without ever requesting or
requiring that a single Ameri-
can soldier set foot on her soil.
The result has been that very
many Israelies, but not one
American soldier, have put
their lives on the line in de-
fense of objectives that are in
America's national interest.
N?r has Israel threw,
Jon a Communist
der to blackmail our,
g "Ho contmui;0;
Israel continuj;
tcct American mterw,!
extremely volatile 3
part of the world.
Furthermore. ntn
of AmencanmilitarviiiT
rael is spent in An*
so provides jobs and,
American workers
aid for Israel is 0Ur ^
best and least exr*^
egn policy investmew
where in the world todn.
98th Congressional Class
On Soviet Jewry Formed
NEW YORK The Chair-
man of the National Con-
ference on Soviet Jewry
(NCSJ), Theodore R. Mann,
and Congressmen-elect Md
Levine (D-Ca.) and Steve
Bartlett (R-Tx), announced
the formation of the 98th
Congressional Class for Soviet
Jewry. The two Congressmen-
elect will serve as Co-Chair-
men. The successful 97th Con-
gressional Class for Soviet
Jewry, comprised of nearly 50
freshmen Member of Con-
gress, will serve as a model for
the 98th Class.
According to the two Con-
gressmen-elect, the purpose of
the 98th Congressional Class is
to "provide a vehicle for in-
volving freshmen Members of
Congress in the Soviet Jewry
issue a nonpartisan issue
important to Jews and non-
Jews alike." Members will
"adopt Soviet refuseniks and
Prisoners of Conscience and
participate in various projects
on behalf of the Soviet Jewish
minority. Individual members
will work closely with their
local Jewish Community Rela-
tions Councils and federations
Huberman's 100th
Anniversary Marked
TEL AVIV -(JTA)-The
100th anniversary of the birth
of violinist Bronislav Huber-
man on Dec. 19, 1882 was
marked by a gala concert here
described by some music olo-
gists as "the greatest concert
in the history of the violin,"
with the participation of six of
the world's greatest violinists.
The Israel Philharmonic
Orchestra, which Huberman
founded in 1932, has honored
the great violinist with a spe-
cial week of concerts, under
the baton of its musical direc-
tor and conductor Zubin
Mehta. The violinists who
played were Isaac Stern,
Pinhas Zuckerman, Yitzhak
Perlman, Ida Haendel,
Shlomo Mint/ and Ivry Gitlis.
A seventh violinist to have
taken part in the final festive
concert was Henrik Schering,
whose father a Warsaw
businessman, has paid the
fares of many Jewish members
of the Warsaw Symphony
Orchestra in 1936 to go to
Palestine to help found the
new Palestine Symphony
Orchestra under the baton of
its first guest conductor,
Arturo Toscanini. Schering
left recently at the invitation
of the Mexican government to
play at the ceremonial swear-
ing-in of the new Mexican
President.
to promote the cause off
Jewry.
"This is an excellent J
tunity for new Memk
Congress to become i,
the effort to improve t_
ditions faced by Jews i
Soviet Union," stated I
gressman-elect Levine.
Congressman-elect
concurred, adding, "li
perative that Soviet ami
know that Congress
stand by while ernig
dines and the open
Jewish emigration:
creases. Congress
tinue to express its
over the treatment of J
citizens by the Soviet!
ment, and urge oor
government to carry ihisi'
sage to all appropriates]
national forums."
Mark Levin,
Director of NCSJ's Wi
ton office, will serve si,
liaison to the 98th
sional Class for Soviet J
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Friday, December 31,1982 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County JffggB 7
Temple Beth El Student Wins
iuper Sunday 83 Poster Contest
AWiov 'i/hi).ika Tni
Phillip Wm. Fisher,
lhairman of the Jewish
Federal lion of Palm Beach
bounty's Public Relations
pommittee and Publicity
phairman for Super Sunday,
nnounced the winners of the
fuper Sunday '83 poster
jntest. First place overall
km to Andrew Merey, a
kudent at Temple Beth El
leligious School. Other
Iverall winners included
kond place, David Simon,
Jewish Community Day
School; third place, Eric
Weiss, Jewish Community
Day School and fourth place,
Deborah Persner, Jewish
Community Day School.
The theme for Super
Sunday this year is
"E.T. Enjoy Tzedaka
... be there Feb. 6 when we
phone your home." The first
place overall poster will be
reproduced and used around
the community to publicize
Israel Drops Its Demand
'hat Talks With Lebanon
Be Held Alternately
Continued from Page 1
h the negotiations impasse of
k past lew weeks.
)plimism In The Cabinet
Nevertheless, there was
ptimism in the Cabinet that
egotiations could begin
tiortly. Habib and U.S. spe-
fal envoy Morris Draper, just
ack from Beirut, confirmed
Israeli officials that there
emcd to have been a major
ivance and indicated that
Diinal talks between Israel
nd Lebanon might begin in a
kw days and could be con-
fudcd successfully within a
hort lime.
rt v i
Alter meeting with Habib
nd Draper Begin convened
is Cabinet to annouce the
Dvernmenl's change of posi-
pn on the issue of venue.
Chile some ministers wanted
blur what they saw as a
kcking down by Israel, Begin
Isisted, according to Cabinet
Wees, that the announce-
ment be made straight for-
ardly and clear.
He insisted that the national
kierest required that Israel
fake the concession so that
Sreements already concluded
formally with Lebanon can
' formalized without delay.
Israeli sources did not reveal
M identities of the "very
fcnior Lebanese figures" with
Inom Sharon has been in con-
let for several weeks. They
Cknowledged that there are
lunter pressures at work
pin the complex and less
Mn stable government in
put. But they seemed confi-
P" that the principles
cured by Sharon and en-
"sed by the Cabinet could be
Itorporated into a formal
Fjord between Israel and
eoanon.
high government source
CJ uJewish Telegraphic
Tuldy'..lha,,,hose P^'Ples
P'a largely answer our re-
C^"^" The source said
g provide for "satisfactory
Li ^"Semenis" in
Li" Lebanon, for "nor-
Rn h" 0f rc,ations be-
f L ? L* count"es and
erency.ff'C,al cnd to *'-
through" was achieved by the
Defense Minister in a solo ef-
fort without the help of the
Americans. According to
Sharon's circles, Habib and
Draper were "surprised" by
Sharon's success.
The sources emphasized
that the U.S. role would be
vital, not only in mediation
between Israel, Syria and the
I'LU lor total withdrawal but
also in the protracted formal
negotiations between Israel
and Lebanon. The sources
said several Cabinet ministers
had expressed their apprecia-
tion of the American efforts.
They stressed that Israel was
pot being asked by the U.S. or
by Lebanon to pull back its
force unilaterally. They said
simultaneous withdrawal by
Israel and the Syrians was un-
der consideration, probably in
stages, to begin after the PLO
pulls out its estimated 6-7,000
armed men.
Reagan's comments in
Washington indicated that he
was fast losing patience over
the lack of movement in Leba-
non. He told the Washington
Post in an interview published
recently that "the time has
come now for the foreign
forces that are there Syria,
Israel and the remnant of the
PLO" to pull out of Lebanon.
"For these countries to delay
in getting out now places them
in the position of being oc-
cupying armies," he said, ac-
cording to the Post.
He added, the Post re-
ported, that for Israel to be in
Lebanon on invitation or
when it was being attacked
from across the Lebanese
border was one thing, but for
them to be there now was
something else. "The Leba-
nese government has enough
confidence in itself that it has
asked them (the Israelis) to
leave and to not leave is, as 1
say, to make themselves an oc-
cupying force," the President
was quoted by the Post.
Super Sunday '83. In addition
a plaque will be presented on
Super Sunday to the first place
winner.
Fisher expressed his ap-
preciation to all those students
in the area who participated in
the contest. The contest was
open to Jewish youngsters
living in Palm Beach County in
grades 4-12.
Other winners included: 4th
place winners-Tamara Vir-
ship, Jewish Community Day
School; Jonathan Chane,
Temple Judea Religious
School; Gregg Tartakow,
Jewish Community Day
School. 3rd place winners
brie Slomowitz, Jewish
Community Day School;
Stephanie Phillips, Jewish
Community Day School;
Nikki Ravitz, Jewish Com-
munity Day School; students
of Mrs. Goldstein's class at
I cm pic Beth El, including,
Marc Dober, Mark Godstein,
Sylvia Kaufman and Dawn
Spcctor. 2nd place winners -
Mcrrie Burman, Jewish Com-
munity Day School; Bree
Dcllerson, Jewish Community
Day School and Jillian Rosen-
bach, Jewish Community Day
School.
Man to Man
The Jewish Community
Center would like to offer the
same opportunity to men that
has proven to be very suc-
cessful for women. A group
where interested men can
share feelings, concerns and
issues in a comfortable,
supportive atmosphere.
Several support groups for
women have developed at the
Center and the time has come
lor the men to speak, listen
and share with each other their
concerns about their en-
vironment, surroundings, and
joys or stress of living.
Group size is limited. If
interested, please call Marty
Goldberg at 689-7700.
Women's Day
The third annual Jewish
Community Center's
Women's Day will be held
Sunday, February 13, 1983. A
day not to be missed.
This year workshops in the
following areas will be high-
lighted: Legal Rights for
Women, Planning for
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Organizations in the News
In keeping with its 90 year
tradition of service to commu-
nity, country, and Israel, once
again Natioaal Ceaaci of
Jewish Woaiea, Fatal Beach
Section, is planning its Social
Event of the Season the
Annual Support Luncheon.
This will be held at the Break-
ers Hotel in Palm Beach, on
Wednesday, Jan. 26, at noon.
The proceeds from this
luncheon will support the
"Maof" (translation "Enrich-
ment") Program in Israel,
which is an off-shoot of the
"Manof* Project for our
commitment of $10,000 over a
five year period, which was
successfully completed last
year. The new project provides
for a continuation of Manof
and will be sending graduates
of Manof to college. For those
of you not familiar with
"Manof this takes orphaned,
and indigent young men off
the streets in Israel, sends
them to school where they
receive an education and
individual counseling and
guidance, with a view toward
bringing them back into the
mainstream of society.
Records show it has been
about 90 percent successful in
rehabilitating these rejects
from society and making them
into productive citizens.
Our guest speaker will be
the charming Bette Miller, a
national recording secretary
from Dallas, Tex. Bette has
devoted her main interest to
the Research Institute of He-
brew University in Jerusalem,
which is doing outstanding
work in innovative education.
In addition, her educational
background and service in na-
tional, district, section, and
community affairs in Texas is
most impressive. She is the
personification of our ideal
National Council of Jewish
Women.
Save the date and plan to at-
tend with many friends. We
promise you a delightful after-
noon and your presence will
help fulfill our commitment to
a very worthwhile cause. Cou-
vert $30 minimum, but the sky
is the limit if you wish to con-
tribute more contributions
will be most welcome. For res-
ervations call Florence Wacks.
B'NAI B'RITH WOMEN
Men or ah Chapter, B'aai
B'rith Woaiea, will meet on
Jan. 11,1 p.m. at the Ameri-
can Savings Bank. Boutique at
12 noon. An interesting pro-
gram is planned. Refresh-
ments will be served. On Jan.
S, a Wednesday matinee for
"Hello Dolly" at the Royal
Palm Dinner Theatre, and
Jan. 12, Jai Alai at Palm
Beach Fronton. Contact Ruth
Rubin or Lillian Cohen.
Ohav Chapter No. 1623. A
flea market of almost-new
clothing and other household
items will be held on Sunday,
Jan. 9, at the parking lieiu of
Miller's Supervalue Super-
market, Military Trail and
Southern Blvd. Sale will start
at 9 a.m. and is sponsored by
B'nai B'rith Women, Ohav
Chapter.
The next general meeting of
Masada Chapter of B'aai
B'rith Women will be held on
Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 7:45 p.m.
at the American Savings Bank
Building on Okeechobee Blvd.
at the West Gate entrance to
Century Village.
A fashion show will be pre-
sented by "Regi of the Palm
Beaches" one of the finest
shops in this area. The show
will begin promptly at 8 p.m.
and we urge all who attend to
be seated not later than 7:43
p.m. All members and friends
are cordially invited to attend.
Refreshments will be served.
Coming Events
Jaa. 13 Palm Beach Ken-
nel Dog Track and dinner at 6
p.m. Taxes and gratuities are
included.
Jaa. 25, aooa Donor
Luncheon Breakers Hotel,
Palm Beach.
Feb. 2 Luncheon and
Card Party at Northwood In-
stitute, Military Trail, West
Palm Beach.
Please contact Frances Cho-
dosh at Plymouth P-124 for
reservations and further infor-
mation.
B'aai B'rith Women. Olara
Chapter of Lake Worth, will
hold a "Gift of Love" Lunch-
eon and Card Party on Thurs-
day, Jan. 13 at noon at the
Fountains Country Club.
Donations of SI8 for this
luncheon will benefit the Chil-
dren's Home in Israel,
founded and funded solely by
B'nai B'rith Women.
Chairman of the day will be
Josephine Berke, a member of
Olam Chapter and prominent
nationally in B'nai B'rith
Women.
There will be a drawing for
a special mural made by the
children of the Home and spe-
cial gifts of 14K gold to those
contributing double Chai (S36)
and triple Chai(SS4).
Reservations are limited to
the first 85 payments received.
LABOR ZIONIST
ALLIANCE-
POALE-ZION
The Labor Zioaist Alliance-
Poale Zioa will meet Wednes-
day, Jan. 5 at 1 p.m. at the
American Savings Bank,
Westgate.
Our guest speaker will be
Julius Cogen, former director
of the Chicago office of the Is-
rael Histadrut. His topic will
be "Israel Still in Leba-
non." Mr. Cogen will also re-
port on the World Zionist
Congress held in December.
There will be a collation. All
are welcome.
THE WOMEN'S
LEAGUE FOR ISRAEL
The Women's league for
Israel, Sabra Chapter, will
hold its next meeting on Jan.
4, at the First Bank of Delray,
at the Westgate of Century
Village.
On Jan. 11, we will have a
Flea Market Sale at Miller's
Supermarket, on Military
Trail and Southern Blvd., at 9
a.m. On Jan. 19, we will have
a Luncheon and Card Party at
the Bird's Nest Too, at the
Drexel Plaza Mall.
HADASSAH
The Board of Lake Worth
Chapter of Hadassahwill meet
on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 9:45
Community Relation Council Speaker available
Topics... Israel, Community Concerns, Soviet
Jewry, Energy, Holocaust
For information and bookings, contact
Rabbi Alan R. Sherman's office
at the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
832-2120
a.m. at the Sunrise Savings
and Loan on Gun Club Road.
Final plans will be made for
participation with all Palm
Beach County Hadassah
Chapters on Education Day to
be held Thursday, Jan. 20 at
the Florida Atlantic University
Auditorium in Boca Raton
from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Please bring a brown bag
lunch, beverage will be served.
The theme is "Jewish Threads
in the American Fabric."
Lake Worth Chapter has been
assigned the topic, "The Ger-
man Immigrants in the USA."
The proceeds of this day will
be contributed to the Univer-
sity for the purchase and
placement of books on Jewish
Culture in the library. Future
plans include a presentation of
"Fiddler on the Roof by the
Lee Vassil Group.
Shalom West Palm Beach
Hadassah has scheduled a Day
at Gulfstream Race Track on
Monday, Jan. 10. For reserva-
tions, call Gene Fermaglich or
Miriam Tasman.
Monthly board meeting
takes place on Jan. 13, 1 p.m.,
at American Savings Bank.
A Mini Bazaar and Flea
Market will be held on Sun-
day, Jan. 16, at Atlantic Bank
parking lot, Okeechobee
Blvd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call
Bertha Rubin or Lil Schack.
Reserve now for a three day
fun trip to Epcot, Jan. 24-25-
26. Call Fran Nudelman, Flo
Siegel, or Lit Schack.
BRANDEIS
UNIVERSITY
Brandeis University Natioa-
al Women's Committee, Palm
Beach West Chapter, will meet
at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 10,
at Congregation Anshei
Sholom.
Professor Joyce Antler of
Brandeis University will speak
on a most interesting topic,
"Can the Family Survive the
New Right?" Come for an in-
teresting afternoon and bring
your friends.
WOMEN'S
AMERICAN ORT
If you have never attended
an ORT Sabbath, you owe it
to yourself to be at the Lion's
Club at 8 p.m., on Jan. 14.
The Royal Chapter of
Women's American ORT will
have their annual ORT Sab-
bath, at this time. Once again.
Temple Zion will be our hosts.
If vou were present last
year, please tell your friends
and neighbors to join you at
this stimulating service.
We are loooking forward to
spending this interesting eve-
ning with you.
AMERICAN JEWISH
CONGRESS Events:
Jaa. 9 Burt Reynolds
Theatre "My Fair Lady"
Champagne Brunch
Esther Frodich.
Call
Beth Sholom f MiSfl
BE* Rt~ <3
** 17, Monday at n-u \
at American Savings '^S\
Bruce Daniels will lpeaka.1
the resurgence 0f JJJ
Sem.ttsm. All are weC
Refreshments.
UJ.*?* ^ ~ Tour mwiiu-
Holiday Inn at 1 p.m. ^*
Fjb- 9 Luncheon at Bra
Nest Too. Call Esther.
Around
thelbwn
STACI LESSER
Around the Town" would Ike to bear from yea. Sen*
articles typewritten and double-spaced to Staci Lesser, c/t
The Jewish Floridian, 501 South Fhtgler Drive, Smite 315
West Palm Beach, FL 33401.
Congratulations to Edwin and Barbara Scher of Lake
Worth on winning a Dream Vacation Contest sponsored
by AAA-Florida. Their prize was an all expense trip to the
Magic Kingdom and Epcot for five fun filled, wonderful
days. There was nothing Mickey Mouse about this trip.
They stayed at Travelodge Towers in Lake Buena Vista
and dined at The Contemporary, The Polynesian Village,
and The Walt Disney World Village Restaurant.
Barbara was Director of Public Relations and Adver-
tising Manager for Young Israel of Sunnyside (Queens).
She wrote TALK OF THE TOWN for New York Voice for
25 years. She also had her own TALK OF THE TOWN
program on Radio Station WWRL. Edwin was wkh
Davega Stores, Inc. for 25 years and was manager of the
store in Yonkers.
Barbara and Edwin arrived in Lake Worth in 1975.
Barbara has kept very active in doing things she does best.
She has been writing the Covered Bridge column in The
Condo News and The Condo Sun and now also writes
"Along Lake Worth Road" for The Condo Sun.
Libby and Henry Greene of North Palm Beach certainly
have good reason to be proud of their niece and nephew
Elaine and Robert Jarvik of Salt Lake City. Elaine is a
freelance journalist and Robert is the Dr. Jarvik in-
ventor of the artificial heart. Libby and Henry we certainly
share that pride with you.
Welcome back to the Palm Beaches Councilman Ed
Burke and Stella Burke. This is their third winter in
Century Village all the way from Portsmouth, England.
Councilman Burke is a Life Vice President of Jewish ex-
servicemen. Stella is a promoter of Fashion Shows and is
also an authority on skin care studying under the super-
vision of Charles of the Ritz. She is very involved in Jewish
lite both in Portsmouth and in our community.
Dear friend Blossom Cohen spent three weeks in August
visiting the Burks at their penthouse apartment on South
Seas, overlooking the English Channel. The Burks en-
tertained 20 guests at a champagne brunch in Blossom s
honor.
Here stateside the Burkes hosted a champagne brunch
party in honor of their 42nd Wedding Anniversary. Mazol
Tov! ___
The Leo Teiman's of Greenbrier B, W.P.B. just received
word that grandson Alan Kapson had just passed the Bar
and expects to open an office shortly. Alan is a graduate oi
Yeshiva University. ____
Ida and Lou Schaefer active members of Temple Beth
El find time in their busy schedule to visit their gran-
ddaughter and her husband Randi and Scott Berrnan in
Phoenix, Arizona. Randi and Scott will be celebrating
their second anniversary and plan to settle permanently
Phoenix. Ida and Lou celebrated their 52nd anniversary
last month.
Lou is advertising representative of the Condo Ngwgj
Ida is bridal coordinator for Pioneer Linens. Lou ana ..
we wish you many more simchas you are great.
Around the Town is so proud of our Buddy Brenner
Buddy recently received the Sylvan Cole Human Re'a"
Award from the American Jewish Community. I' *~rfd
honor to be apart of the community family that i*
together to give honor to such an outstanding
Buddy, we love you and are glad to be a pa" ol '
family.
A most happy and healthy New Year to all from a
the Towa.


Friday, December 31,1982 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 9
fi-
lming What It Means To Be Jewish
Announcements
,jUDYWOLFSON
year our community
s several students to
land travel in Israel,
httend a program which
heir needs and interests.
yewish Federation of
\Beach County coordi-
. various programs,
fst summer, several stu-
had the opportunity to
fnd tour Israel and ex-
1 a desire to share their
toning experience with
\ople of Palm Beach
|ng the past year I
after school and on
Ids. Finally, with what I
[and two scholarships, 1
Me to participate in a
Judea Israel study-
six weeks program to
Ihe history, geography,
| and life styles of Israel
i first hand experience.
forty of us in our group
close and shared
notional moments. We
. beauty of the Golan
I and the Galil, swam in
lue waters of the
rranean, the Red, and
like seas, stood in awe
Iking Jerusalem at
lsweated together digg-
|hes on Kibbutz Ketura
Negev Desert, and
by visiting the
ra Museum in Tel Aviv
Judy Wolfson
how Jews hape played a major
part in the history of the
world. We hiked over 2,000
year old trails in the Judean
Hills and dug up remnants of
life from the Age of the
Maccabees at the Citad el in
Jerusalem. 1 was surprised
how similar the Shabbat
prayers and melodies are to
the ones we sing. 1 was also
suprised how similar the
Hebrew in the Dead Sea
Scrolls is to modern Hebrew.
I went to Israel to learn
about Jews in a secular com-
munity as well as a religious
one. 1 found that somehow the
two were related. For
example, even though many
wish Home for the Aged of
Palm Beach County, Inc.
In noun cement To The Community
[he Nomination Committee of the Jewish Home for the
\& ol Palm Beach County, Inc. informs and advises
the following slate of officers and board of trustees
submitted and approved at the regular December
|ting of the Board of Trustees and will be presented at
\nnual Meeting on January 16, 1983.
lote: An invitation and announcement of the Annual
fling, program, place and time will be published in the
fiary 7 issue of the Jewish Floridian)
OFFICERS
Mdent..........................Erwin H. Blonder
: President........................Bennett Berman
President........................Alec Engelstein
; President..........................Heinz Eppler
M"rer............................Stanley Brenner
Islam Treasurer..................Charles Jacobson
[e,ary...........................Marilyn Lampert
slant Secretary.....................Sylvia Berman
MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
3-year terms
IJertA.Girard Alan L. Shulman
ur Gladstone Mortimer Weiss
ertE.List
1-year term
I Martin Adolf NormaGrabler
EL?UnM EvaHirsch
Hr Anne Maric Kaufman
ESS/" Dorothy Kohl
finu/ "" Joseph Molat
Ear; sher Bernard Plisskin
ffiVm BenRoisman
K following are members of the Board of Trustees
have not expired and will not be up for
[0n at this time:
>Kay
tay Kern
B'oiKlorfein
Cramer
frtS.Lew
Berenice Rogers
Rabbi Dr. William H. Shapiro
Michael Stein
Dr. Ernest M. Weiner
pPectfully submitted by the Nominating Committee
Stanley Brenner, Chairman
Bennet Berman
Detra Kay
Dr. Elliot Klorfein
Robert E. List
people in Israel are not obser-
vant, everything closes down
on Shabbat. There is no ques-
tion why one needs time off
from work on a Jewish
holiday or why one never goes
to Friday night school football
games.
In Israel, one is constantly
reminded of being Jewish.
Here, seeing a kipah any time
besides Shabbat and holidays
is unusual. In Israel, kipot are
accepted and are everyday
things.
Israeli families seem to be
very close. I saw more men
than women with baby
carriages, especially among
the Chasidim. The children are
more oriented towards giving
because Israel is a country
where one must learn to
sacrifice. None of the people
we talked to resented the
draft, and even those planning
to emigrate someday always
say they are going to serve in
the Army first.
1 learned alot aoout being
Jewish and had the best ex-
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PagelO Tht JewtthFkmdmB of Paim Beth County Friday, December 31,1962
Albert Einstein Archives Transferred
To Hebrew University
NEW YORK (JTA)
The Albert Einstein Archives,
containing 43.000 documents
including much of the scient-
ist's correspondence and more
than 30 unpublished scientific
manuscrips, has been trans-
ferred to its ultimate home at
the Hebrew University of Je-
rusalem. Scholars at the uni-
versity will immediately begin
work with the papers, said
Prof. Reuven Yaron, who has
overall charge of the archives.
Since Einstein's death in
I9SS, the papers were housed
at the Institute for Advanced
Studies in Princeton, N.J.,
where the scientist spent the
last yoars of his life. They were
flown to Jerusalem few weeks
ago. According to Yaron, the
Hebrew University will under-
take the preparation of a de-
tailed catalogue of the con-
tents of the archive which, he
said, he hoped will be pub-
lished by Princeton University
Press.
The Princeton University
Press is editing and publishing
the Einstein papers, a project
which is now a joint effort
with the Hebrew University.
The Hebrew University plans a
full program involving the
papers, considered by many to
begone of the greatest scienti-
fic, cultural and historical col-
lections extant. The archives
will be housed in a special sec-
tion of the Jewish National
and University Library,
located at the university's
Givat Ram campus in Jerusa-
lem.
"We will pursue a liberal
policy of access to the pa-
pers," Yaron said, adding that
most work would be done
from photocopies, while
access to the original docu-
ments are also available at
Princeton University.
The university, he said, will
continue the process of ac-
quiring additional material for
the archives, either copies or
originals or original
documents and in some cases
will purchase the originals.
Plans are also being made, he
said, for a major Einstein ex-
hibition in April, 1985, mark-
ing the 30th anniversary of
Einstein's death.
Some Of The Documents
Involved
Einstein gave several impor-
tant documents to the univer-
sity during his lifetime, includ-
ing the original manuscript of
the 1916 article outlining his
theory of general relativity.
The 43,000 documents
which arrived in Jerusalem in-
clude scientific and non-
scieniific material, with the
non-scientific items outnum-
bering the scientific by a
margin of about three to two.
The great majority of the ma-
terial has never been pub-
lished, including most of the
correspondence.
Einstein corresponded with
many of the world's leading
figures fellow scientists,
political leaders, philosophers.
The archive's scientific corre-
spondence includes letters to
and from such personalities as
Niels Bohr, Max Planck and
H. A. Lorentz.
The archives contain more
than 30 unpublished scientific
manuscripts, both complete
and incomplete, as well as
several notebooks from his
student days in Zurich. An in-
complete list of the world
figures with whom Einstein
corresponded and whose
letters are found in the ar-
chives includes Sigmund
Freud. Mohandas Chandi. Al-
bert Schweitzer, President
Franklin Roosevelt and
Eleanor Roosevelt and George
Bernard Shaw.
Among the historic docu-
ments in the archives is a copy
of Einstein famous 1939 letter
to President Roosevelt
warning him of the military
potential of atomic energy, as
well as the original of Roose-
velt's answer, informing Ein-
stein that he was convening a
board to investigate the situa-
tion, a step which led to the
Manhattan Project and the
eventual development of the
first atomic bomb.
Einstein identified closely
with his Jewish heritage and
was active on behalf of the
Zionist movement. The ar-
chives include a large amount
of correspondence with Chaim
Weizmann. He was closely as-
sociated with the development
of the Hebrew University and
served on its Board of Gov-
ernment for several years.
He was honorary president
of the American Friends of the
Hebrew University, and the
archives contains correspond-
ence reflecting his deep con-
cern for the organization's
activity on behalf of the uni-
versity in the United States.
Affected By Perseetk>
Of Jews
Germany's persecution of
Jews in Europe deeply af-
fected Einstein. One letter sent
to Eleanor Roosevelt in July,
1941. pointed out the diffi-
culties faced by Europeans
trying to find a haven in the
United States.
The letter told her of a
"policy now being pursued in
the Stale Department which
makes it all but impossible to
give refuge in America to
many worthy persons who are
the victims of fascist cruelty in
Europe." The archives
contains her reply stating that
she had brought the letter to
the attention of her husband.
Yaron is a professor of
Roman Law and ancient Near
East Law. From 1967 to 1971,
he served as dean of the
PI
V.
s-rm
Faculty of Law at the Hebrew
University and from 1973 to
1978 as director of the Jewish
National and University Li-
brary, which serves as I
university's main libn
as a national repository
to the Library of Com
400 Jews Down From Once-Splendid
By PERCY GOURGEY
London Chronicle Syndicate
With the advance of
Iranian troops to the en-
virons of Basra, in the two-
year Iraq-Iran War, concern is
felt for the Jewish families in
Baghdad Community
that city. The majority of the
remaining Iraqi Jews,
numbering about 400, live in
the capital, Baghdad, which
has been subjected to several
air attacks by the Iranian air
force.
The mainly elderly Jews
who live in Baghdad or Basra
are a pitiful remnant of a
splendid community of over
150,000 when Israel was estab-
lished in 1948. They are almost
entirely self-supporting and
WZCongress Assembly Ends With No
Consensus On Settlement Policies
By DAVID LANDAU
And GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
The 30th World Zionist Con-
gress ended here on an uncer-
tain note. No consensus was
reached on the fiercely contro-
versial issue of the govern-
ment's settlement policies in
the occupied territories and in-
ter-party wrangling over the
composition of the new World
Zionist Organization Execu-
tive continued to the very end.
Leon Dulzin, who ran un-
opposed, was unanimously re-
elected chairman of the WZO
Executive which, it was
agreed, will be composed of 35
members. There was some re-
shuffling of portfolios but the
final allocations were not
completed when the weary
delegates wound up the Con-
gress with the singing of
Hatikva. It was supposed to
have ended the night before.
The issue of settlement
policies came to a head when
the Labor Zionists and the
World Confederation of
United Zionists, comprising a
majority of the Plenum, ap-
proved a resolution pointing
to the dangers of increasing
Jewish settlements in the
heavily Arab-populated re-
gions of the West Bank and
Gaza Strip.
The Congress presidium re-
fused to accept the resolution
and a "good-will" subcom-
mittee made up of delegates
from all of the major parties
went to work to try to reach a
formulation acceptable to all.
But after laboring for two
days, the Congress declared
that it "could not reach con-
sensus on the settlement sub-
ject."
It approved instead a
general resolution expressing
hope lor the establishment of
peace "based on secure and
defensible borders, a peace
that will allow blossoming and
creativity" in the territories.
Begin Intervenes For Tami
Faction
Congress sources confirmed
that Premier Menachem
Begin's personal intervention
helped secure one Executive
seat for Aharon Abu-Hat-
zeira's Tami faction although
on the basis of its Knesset
strength it sent only 18 dele-
gates to the Congress, five
short of the minimum neces-
sary for representation on the
WZO Executive. Abu-Hat-
zeira reportedly threatened to
pull his three-man Sephardic-
based faction out of Begin's
coalition government if Tami
was denied a place on the
Executive.
Similarly, Mizrachi retained
its three seats on the WZO
Executive despite the fact that
the National Religious Party
with which it is affiliated
dropped from 12 to six seats in
teh last Knesset elections. Miz-
rachi reportedly was prevailed
upon to relinquish its youth
aliya department portfolio and
settle for the less prestigious
hasbara (information) depart-
ment.
Kochubievsky Sentenced to
Two and A Half Years
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Feliks Kochubievsky, a Soviet
Jewish activist from Novosi-
birsk, was sentenced to two-
and-a-half years in a labor
camp recently, it was reported
here by the National Con-
ference on Soviet Jewry. The
52-year-old electrical engineer
was convicted for "circulation
of fabrications known to be
false which defame the Soviet
state and social system." He
faced a maximum penalty of
up to three years imprison-
ment.
Kochubievsky has been the
target of KGB harassment
since he first applied to emi-
grate to Israel in 1978, the Na-
tional Conference said. He
and his wife, Valentina, were
denied permission to join their
two sons in Israel on the
grounds of "regime consi-
derations." His subsequent
efforts to reestablish a
"USSR-Israel Friendship So-
ciety" exacerbated his already
strained situation.
According to the National
Conference, Kochubievsky is
presently in very poor health.
He is suffering from a kidney
ailment which requires imme-
diate surgical attention.
fairly comfortably off,
been, or still being, in b
for themselves either L
port-export merchants,)
keepers and local trader
also owning
properties.
VERY FEWarenwi
professions of the ,
number prior to the nual
gration. Owing to the)
of numbers, comrnui
tivity is reduced
minimum, though
synagogues still hold t
services.
Members of the cob
are permitted to have
pondence with relalix
friends abroad, but a,
liable to censorship,
confined to personalj
family matters. UnlileT
Jews whose circums'""
different, they do nc
dividual names
histories mentioned.
Shortly after 1948,,
Jews began to r
secretly through the
area in the north to Ira
Over 112,000 Jews
Israel, for the most r
ing everything bei
1958, when the Iraqi
other members of i*
family were murdered i
way for a republican i
under Brigadier*
Kassem. Jews were aUo
leave the country witt
siderable part of
property, thus ulustraI
constantly peculiar W
their fortunes m
between prosperity
versity.
HOWEVER, a .
with the installation
present Baath.st ref
Baghdad, first under
ai-Bakr.andnowu^'
dent Saddam Husse*.
situation has
deteriorated.
Since the outbreak
war with Iran i* gj
1980, no Jew 3
allowed to leave the co
hence the concern no
their future.
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Friday, December 31,1982 'The Jewish Floridiah of Palm Beach County Page 11
[Report from Italy
Jews of Milan Faring Well These Days
LD1MV ** aar
By BEN FRANK
MILAN (JTA) This
iity is the gateway to Italy, the
noncy maker of this republic,
he industrial and commercial
apital of this nation of 62
iillion people. This European
fading center boasts interna-
ional fairs, a silk market,
early 1,000 banks, 32,151
Irms and 26,981 manufac-
jrers. It is a city that
reduces and sell* everything.
| Within this thriving and
jrobbing metropolis is also a
(tal Jewish community of
),000 people, about one-third
the entire Jewish popula-
jn of Italy. Jews and Jewish
|es are visible everywhere,
here are about 10 syna-
^gues, five kosher butcher
)ps, Talmud Torahs and a
i\ school. Jewish and Italian
jltural and social activities
|e intertwined in a complex
Dsaic.
[FOR INSTANCE, next to
: world famous Ambrosiana
luseum of Piazza Pio XI
luare, which contains
[daica and features the
signs of Leonardo da Vinci,
"Coen's Butcher Shop,"
berated by Jews from Egypt.
long with typical Italian
teet names are also streets
ch as Piazza Tel Aviv and
la Sally Mayer which is
Imed after Sally Mayer who
is a noted Jewish indus-
alist and philanthropist,
here is a Jewish day school at
i Via Sally Mayer.
[In shops and outdoor cafes
the famous Galleria, the
nter of political and social
of the city and situated
ir the Milan Cathedral and
La Scala Opera, one can
ar men and women speaking
tabic. Some of them are
vs from Libya. Several
Dusand Libyan Jews came
Ire in 1948 because they
}ke Italian. Until the middle
World War II, Italy con-
Dlled Libya.
[There are also about 1,000
Irian Jews here. They
lintain their own synagogue
Id club for young people.
pey are excellent busines-
pen, skilled in the diamond
Id carpet trade. They are
ry pro-Israel and are actively
solved in behalf of the
'ish State. Many Egyptian
also settled here, the
suit of the emigration from
lypt after the 1956 and 1967
rs. Jews from Nazi Ger-
ny also settled here. They
1 Hitler in the 1930's.
THE DIVERSITY of the
vish community in Milan is
characterized by the
Kence of many Ashke-
|am, who in the last century
und their way to this city as
Pi moved into Southern
|[ope. In the past few years
flan has also become the
|me for a small number of
Jviet Jews and Iraelis.
[The headquarters of the
*>sh community and the
Pcumentation Center on
Mian and World Jewry is at
Ff Eupili 6. At the Documen-
fion Center this visitor saw
studying the history of
1 Holocaust as well as the
F'ory of Jews in Italy before
20th Century.
|Jhe Lubavitch movement
J'ntains a synagogue and a
fiiva at Via Carlo Poerio 35
I? has made progress in im-
[ng the Jewish community
that the separation between
them and the highly assimila-
ted Italian Jews remains to be
overcome. There is a great
deal of assimilation and mixed
marriages, but Italian Jewry
survives by the immigration of
new groups which replace
those who have become assi-
milated.
MILAN JEWS are engaged
in professions rather than as
entrepreneurs or small
businessmen, as are the Jews
of Rome. Jews here are cons-
cious of the need for acquiring
higher education. While
higher education is not free in
Italy, 90 percent of the Jewish
youth attend college where
they study medicine, engineer-
ing, chemistry, business and
architecture.
Part of the reason Jews
settle in Milan is the cultural
life and the diversity of social
activity. It is after all, the
home of the legendary La
Scala opera house, the home
of Verdi and Puccini. It is also
the center of fashion shows
and of taste and tastebuds.
Many Jewish businessmen told
this visitor that Milan is ac-
tually "a famous fortress of
delicious cuisine."
There is an easy interming-
ling of Jews and non-Jews.
Flagler National Began in a Trailer
Now New Branches Planned
a-share annual cash dividend,
up 20 cents a share, payable in
January.
Did you ever think that you
and your friends, for just $20
a piece, could open a bank?
Impossible, you say? Well,
that's exactly what a couple of After-tax profits for the
hundred people from the Palm first nine months of this year
Beaches did nine years ago, were $970,000, up $108,000
and what may have seemed j from the same period last
impossible has indeed become year. Furthermore, bank Pres-
reality Flagler National ident Tom Rossin p.edicts that
Bank.
From the inauspicious be-
ginnings of $20 shares and
operating from a trailer, the
spunky group has come a long
way. You could even say
they're-established."
Every 100 shares of stock in
the West Palm Beach bank has
arown to 146 shares, and those
shares are trading at $42.
the year's net will approach
$1.3 million. Not a bad idea to
start a bank.
In fact, a
under way.
trend may be
Groups in Boca Raton,
West Palm Beach, and Riviera
Beach are trying to organize
their own banks. To them
Every $2,000 invested in teh Rossin has a word of caution.
original stock has grown to Not only is Florida banking
$6,132. Not bad.
What's more, the Flagler
directors just voted another 10
percent stock dividend payable
in December and an 80-cents-
more competitive now than it
was 10 years ago, his group
also had long-established,
business connections before
they began.
Arab Influence Growing
On American Campuses
a measure of religious
lih
K'ousness. JewYshTe'aders"
Fever, point out that the
FavCh are not part of the
""stream of Jewish life and
LONDON The World
Jewish Congress has released
an investigative report docu-
menting the growth of Arab
influence in American univer-
sities during the past seven
years. The report, issued here
by the WJC research arm, the
Institute of Jewish Affairs,
traces the rise of Arab influ-
ence to the power of petro-
dollars felt throughout the
world after the unprecedented
oil price increases following
the 1973-74 embargo.
Universities in the U.S. fac-
ing falling enrollments and
reduced funding engaged in a
scramble for these Arab petro-
dollars. The report was written
for the Institute by Will
Maslow, general counsel of
the American Jewish Congress
and the American Section of
the WJC.
THESE OIL revenues were
used to establish chairs and
centers for Arab studies which
have been used as Arab propa-
ganda mills, according to the
author of the report. There are
indications that Saudi Arabia
and Libya have pressured uni-
versities to bar Jewish faculty
members from participating in
these programs. This has led
to concern that the Arab
grants are endangering aca-
demic freedom and the educa-
tional process in the United
States.
The first case to arouse ap-
prehension was that of
Georgetown University in
Washington, famous for
training future U.S. diplo-
mats, which accepted grants
from Oman and the United
Arab Emirates to establish a
Center for Contemporary
Arab Studies.
Clovis Maksoud, the Arab
League representative in
Washington, taught there,
"while it was made clear that
no Israeli professor would be
hired." Georgetown has re-
ceived over $3.3 million for
the Center from eight Arab
governments but returned
some $600,000 to Libya last
year citing "Libya's continued
accent on violence."
LARGE ARAB grants have
been accepted by Harvard,
Columbia, Duke, Johns Hop-
kins, New York University,
and the University of Southern
California.
Harvard University has ac-
cepted $1 million from an un-
identified Saudi Arabian
businessman to establish a
professional chair in Arab
studies. Part of the grant is to
be used to finance a part-time
research position for Walid
Khalidi, described by the New
York Times as a PLO sym-
pathizer, raising the question
whether the academic prin-
ciple of not permitting donors
to specify who will fill posi-
tions has been violated.
Similar problems have
arisen in Canada where the
faculty of Concordia Univer-
sity in Montreal voted in
April, 1982 to oppose an ex-
change agreement with King
Faisal University of Saudi
Arabia after reports that Jew-
ish faculty members would not
be eligible for assignment to
the Saudi university.
Flagler's success is partially
because of its tough policies.
The bank doesn't give
anything away. Nor does it
worry about meeting and
passing every new rate and
term its competitors come up
with. Instead of luring the
small depositor with the legal
mimimum money-market-
fund type account and free
checking, Flagler aims pro-
grams towards the bigger in-
vestor. "We're not looking for
minim urns," Rossin stated.
The bank's success is such
that new branches are planned
for the coming year. A site is
now being negotiated in
Delray Beach, and prospects
in western Boynton Beach are
also being investigated.
Also planned are branches
in eastern and western Boca
Raton, the western suburbs of
West Palm Beach, and the
45th Street area of West Palm
Beach. Northern expansion is
next. These guys really do
think big.
Flagler is now in the process
of converting into a bank
holding company.
Kosher food can be obtained
at the senior citizens home as
well as through the Lubavitch
center. Jews hold kosher
banquets and Bar Mitzvahs
and weddings at the Hilton
Hotel. Many Jewish busines-
smen gather at the Hotel Exe-
cutive on Viale Surzo, which
caters to commercial and
government personnel from
around the world.
ALTHOUGH ITALIANS
are a politically involved
people, they are more interes
ted in "la dulce vita" (the
good life), in vacationing, in
getting away to the shore, in
indulging their palates, in
visiting the numerous cafes
and in visiting the museums
and the opera. Italian Jews are
not immune to the pleasure
principle.
But politics does intrude,
and there are controversies
and discussions. During the
war in Lebanon, Israel's
popularity slipped. However,
there was no visible sign of any
anti-Israel feeling among
Italians here. There was an
attempt by a small subversive,
illegal leftist group, Com-
munists Organized for Pro-
letarian Liberation (COLP),
to bomb the Jewish com-
munity center on the night of
September 29, but this was
severely condemned by of-
ficials and the public.
The official Communist
Party itself undertook a pro*
paganda campaign against
Israel and every night sent out
a sound truck blaring anti-
Israel statements. As the truck
travelled through the city,
nobody seemed to listen;
nobody seemed to care. The
war was far away and there
were pleasures at hand to
attend to.
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Women's Fate: Is It To Wait For Him To Call?
By BARBARA FASH
Copyright Baltimore
Jewish Times
Reprint by
Special A rran gem ent
He said he'd call, and he
didn't. There could be any one
of several reasons why. He]
forgot. He worked late. He;
had a car accident. He fell in I
love with another woman.
"Why do women always
think it's that?," the last
reason, asked psychologist
Penelope Russianoff. At a
Johns Hopkins lecture series,
Dr. Russianoff sketched her
message of "undependence,"
the theme of her recently
published book, "Why Do I
Think I'm Nothing Without A
Man."
THE BOOK'S catchy title
alone would have drawn a
crowd. But Dr. Russianoff, a
Baltimore native who now
lives in New York City, has
become something of a guru to
single women, starting with
her role a few years back in the
movie, "An Unmarried
Woman," as Jill Clayburgh's
sympathetic psychiatrist and
continuing with the lecture
circuit, TV and radio talks
shows, and interviews in
newspapers and, proof of
celebrity status, "People"
magazine.
So the faithful or curious
turned out in force, a polite,
multi-generational mob from
jeans-clad students to
fashionably fall-suited
matrons, the smattering of
men (six, to be exact) conspic-
uous by their presence.
Dr. Russianoff, a tall,
angular woman with grey-
streaked dark hair who has a
private practice as well as
being a faculty member at the
New School for Social Re-
search softened her sharp
message with a witty manner.
IN THESE supposedly en-
lightened times, according to
Dr. Russianoff, sophisticated
and successful, albeit single,
women continue to act as
though they were heroines in a
Gothic novel. They pin
romantic dreams on a man
whose greatest goal is likely to
be no entanglements. When he
disappoints their impossible
expectations, they are devas-
tated, interpreting it as a de-
lect in themselves.
Dr. Russianoff sees a lot of
this kind of behavior in her
practice, comprised in good
portion of successful, single
career women. "When you
scratch the surface," she said,
"many of these women feel
empty and alone without a
man. They feel they haven't
'won' in life, that they are de-
fective because they don't
have a man."
Women will deny this empty
feeling, or they will acknow-
ledge the feeling but deny the
cause. "But then they fear
buying a house because 'he'
may come along and not like
it," Dr. Russianoff continued,
"or they don't want to get too
involved in their careers
because 'he' may come along
and they'll have to move."
SOME WOMEN even deny
themselves the pleasures of life
because they don't have a man
to accompany them to the
theater or a restaurant. "One
women told me, after a
vacation at the beach, that she
couldn't enjoy the lovely
sunsets because she didn't
have a lover to enjoy them
with," said Dr. Russianoff,
outraged at such foolishness.
"That's ridiculous. You've
got eyes, the sunset is there."
Dr. Russianoff lays the
blame for this behavior
squarely on two shoulders.
"Centuries of brain-washing
by society," she cites one
reason, and the other,
"women accepting the role of
being inferior to men."
Even Dr. Russianoff could
not escape society's brain-
washing, and she had what
would now be considered a
"feminist" upbringing. Her
father, a Hopkins professor,
and her mother, a career
woman, encouraged her to
pursue a profession and
through it, financial in-
dependence.
YET AS A young girl grow-
ing up, she related her major
aim was to become a sex
object despite her almost six
foot height. "1 had a fantasy
life you wouldn't believe even
though I went to a Country
Day School and there were no
men around."
It was also clear to the
young Dr. Russianoff that, as
she remembers, "I was
doomed to be an old maid"
notwithstanding her mother's
reassurance that women as tall
as she did indeed get married.
Society's message, she
summarized, "was you are
only successful if some man
wants to take care of you. In
other words, be sweet and
clean and pretty, nice and not
fat and dumb."
THE MESSAGE had a dire
side, too, "that it's dreadful to
be alone. Why," Dr.
Russianoff shuddered, "you
might even die alone although
that always puzzled me
because if you're dead, pre-
sumably you don't care
anymore."
Despite the progress women
have made in recent years in
Israel Has New
Sea-to-Sea Missile
ByHUGHORGEL
TEL AVIV (JTA) The
Israel Aircraft industries (IAI)
announced it has a new soph-
isticated sea-to-sea missile in
advanced stages of develop-
ment.
It is the Gabriel Mark 3 sea-
to-sea missile a new devel-
opment based on the 1AI-
designed and produced Gab-
riel sea-to-sea missile, which
has had a great success in Is-
raeli sea battles, with a very
high hit rate.
The new missile can be
launched from a wide variety
of aricraft at an undisclosed
maximum height. Fitted with a
radar target-seeking device,
the missile drops to near sea
level and can then continue to
its target in either one of two
ways.
It can be sent in the general
direction of the target with its
course amended by the aircraft
pilot, or it can be fired to use
its radar to seek its target inde-
pendently of its launching air-
craft which can then leave the
area.
various areas, society is send-
ing the same message and. Dr.
Russianoff contends, women
continue to buy it. "Men are
validated by their achieve-
ments is work, in sports," she
argued. "Women are still
validated by getting a man and
by being successfully
married."
Now, women have an added
burden. They are up against
odds decidedly unfavorable.
Half of all marriages in the
United States end in divorce.
Men die at an earlier age than
women. Just in New York
City, it has been estimated
there are a million more single
women of marriageable age,
roughly 16 to 60, then com-
parable single men.
"IT IS characteristic of
women to get depressed," Dr.
Russianoff observed,
"because they don't have a
pool of eligible bachelors and
they don't have meaningful,
exciting work that absorbs
them."
But some women are fight-
ing back, a move Dr.
Russianoff applauds. You
don't have to sit home feeling
sorry for yourself. If you've
got only one life to live, she
suggests, sounding like a
Clairol commercial, you might
as well enjoy it. "Women are
finding resources they never
thought of before." She
points out specific examples.
Female friends are an
important resource. "Female
friendship has been pooh-
poohed. In our culture, men
are jealous of female friend-
ships. The will say, 'we're
married now. I'm your best
friend.' But you shouldn't give
up your female friends when
you marry. The fact is, women
enjoy their friendships.
Women can laugh and cry
with each other. Women
friends are nonjudgemental."
AN EQUALLY important
resource is platonic male
friendships. These may be
harder to form then female
friendships, she noted,
"because sex is expected in re-
lationships now. After three
dates, women think, if he
hasn't attacked me yet, he
must not think me attractive.
Men know women are think-
ing this, and they feel they are
being judged. It messes up
platonic relationships."
Another resource would be
to have exciting, meaningful
work "so when you jump out
of bed in the morning, it's
because you have something to
look forward to," she said,
adding "hopefully, your work
pays money, because in our
society financial independence
has a special aura." Should
your livelihood depend on a
drudge of a job, an alternative
is to find an exciting, mean-
ingful hobby.
The next step on the road to
"un-dependence" involves
nothing less than changing
your way of thinking about
yourself. Women tend to be
hard on themselves, "con-
tantly scolding themselves
with an endless list of I should
have-shouldn't have' worn
that dress, stayed home for the
phone call, made that com-
ment, gone to that party," Dr.
Russianoff said.
INSTEAD OF accentuating
the negatives, exaggerated or
imagined, in your life, she
advised, "evaluate yourself
realistically. That's not being
sarcissist. Discuss things with
Dr. Penelope Russianoff
yourself out loud you'd
better to this when you're
alone."
Furthermore, she said,
when you are with a man, or
another woman, overcome the
inclination to focus on
yourself. "Women are raised
to think about themselves, the
physical impression they
make. How do I look? How's
my hair, my outfit? Rather
than looking inward, force
yourself to pay attention to the
other person."
But there are more im-
portant aspects to Dr.
Russianoff s message than the
ability to be a good conversa-
tionalist, to appear interested
in and pleased with a man.
"Whatever you can do to feel
good about yourself, do it,"
she said, getting to the heart of
the issue. "But don't give that
responsibility to make you
feel good about yourself to
another person. Don't pivot
your feeling of self-worth
around a man."
JUST ASshe asks women to
look at themselves realistical-
ly, Dr. Russianoff asks women
to view men the same way. In
Victorian times, women were
trained to act helpless, to faint
at the bumps in life. "Men
arent' interested in rescuing
ladies anymore. These days,
they are interested in surviv-
ing," she observed.
Women who assign rolai
a man, then feel disappoint
by the man's not fulfillin|L
role have set up barriers ul
realistic relationship
"Women also impute wont]
ful qualities to a man thai
may not have," she added, i
"Women will think,
should know it's my bin
and if he doesn't do any
about it, I'll feel hurt.";
lake phone calls which
Russianoff continued,
up a lot in my practice. Ai
says he'll call on a
night, and he doesn't.
woman is hurt and angry.
HOW you re
on how you
"BUT
depends
about yourself. If your
tion to these situations is to|
angry, to feel hurt, then;
are seeing yourself as a vk
and that's a habit, a deso
tive pattern."
Habits can be broken.1
Russianoff said. Patterns i
behavior can be changed.!
become "undependent,"
said, "you've got to i
changing, you've got to
changing, you've got
change your social habitil
yes, it is frightening. '
perfectly okay to feel
Just don't let fear stopyoi]
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Distorts Lebanon Pictui
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caret ul to identify Lebi
killers not just as barban.
but as Christian barbara
We ask that more rw
spokesmen emulate i
courage of The Ne W
Times, a recent editor^
which included this obsj
tion: "Even now suu*
and a Pope honor the kUeni
Israeli children white
demning Israel for colab
ing with the killers of W
tinian children."
We ask also that in *
dark days of our sorro* "
the deaths of innogjj
Lebanon, more c.rculat ojj
given to this appeal for >J
tering of hypoc%^ *l
so well by Alfred Dessau
letter to the editor:
The full fury of J
,ion is directed Jgg
government of is*,
actual perpetrators o
heinous crime are no'
mentioned. Ajafa'.
authority on *J"'^
civilians, is bstenedK rflP
fully in his Prfas'"t$*
ness and disbelief about
depraved act.
bassador from Israel and is re-
ported willing to invite Arafat
to Cairo;
Arabs will now find ears
more willing to listen to their
demands for a return to the
pre-1967 boundaries and their
plans for the West Bank;
Israel has suffered
grievously by television, radio,
and press reiteration of mas-
sacre accounts. Conversely, of
course, Israel can be proud of
its record for limited wartime
censorship.
The UN has been given
new meat to chew. This was
best illustrated by the unprece-
dented action of President of
the General Assembly when
the new incumbent, lmre Hol-
lai of the USSR satellite, Hun-
gary, delighted Moscow by as-
serting "the (Soviet) killings in
Afghanistan are largely exag-
gerated compared with what is
happening in Lebanon."
WHAT DO we ask now?
We ask that when the World
and National Councils of
Churches continue to press
Washington to sit down with
Arafat, their spokesman, be


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niorNews
I THE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
fhe JCC-CSSC is funded in
i by Title HI of the Older
icricans Act awarded by
lifstream Areawide Agency
Aging, Florida Department
HRS, the Department of
insportation, Jewish Feder-
m and client contribution,
ibling us to provide a'
iety of services for the older
lit. Our service through the
le III of the Older Amen-
ds Act is available for transit
idvanlaged persons 55 and
, who do not drive and
id use the public transit
We take people to
tors' appointments, to
liment centers, to hospi-
nursing homes to visit
ises, to social service
ties and for food shop-
. Please call Helen or Beth
ienior Transportation Of-
for information about our
uling. There is no fee for
service but client contri-
ms are encouraged so that
continue to serve more
(more people.
offer another service to
:ommunity as a result of
:les awarded to us through
Urban Mass Transporta-
Act by the Department of
isportation and the sup-
of the Jewish Federation
lin Beach County. At this
we will be serving groups
icrsons who have specific
ponaiion needs. Under
funding we are able to
people to a variety of
i, both day or night.
ps and organizations can
he JCC to arrange to go
ncheons, theatre, shop-
exhibits, trips, etc. A
|erate group fee for each
is charged to cover our
le and driver expense.
lift van is available for
icapped persons within
led areas. Call Rhonda
n for information for
services, 689-7700.
variety of education and
:arion programs are of-
at the JCC from Adult
munity Education, New
nsions, retired and prac-
professors, community
:ies, etc. These activities
rovided with no fee to the
ipant, but client contri-
ms are encouraged at all
ii so that we can continue
pand our programs. The
>r Center enjoys partici-
|g in a variety of special
'y activities and events
the rest of the JCC.
one is invited to attend
our activities. Call the
for information, 689-
CLASSES
h Reading Wednesday,
in- Instructor Darlene Ko-
1 This ongoing course is
pally designed for those
hearing impairment.
one with any hearing
piem should attend.
[filers Workshop will be
fed until Jan. 14.
Ingoing programs
fund Table Talk for Men
Mmely Topics for Thinking
~Z A fantastic current
discussion group.
fP leaders: Sylvia Skol-
ndJocGreenberg.
ki!'8e,~ A JCC dra
"op designed for per-
I interested in all phases of
pa. director, Dick Sand-
EPM0rdinator- Sv,vi
lecemhMeet evcfy Tday
pember at 10 a.m. The
Fall program will concentrate
on One Act Plays.
Speakers Club Meets
Thursday at 10 a.m. Morris
Shuken, president. All who
are interested in improving
public speaking are encour-
aged to join this group.
Creative Crafts and Con-
versation This class meets
Mondays at 10 a.m. Join a
great group and enjoy learning
to make a variety of creative
items. Everyone invited. Lee
Blumenthal and Evelyn Kaiz,
group leaders.
We are most appreciative of
having Mr. Eugene Topper-
man LCSW of Jewish Family
and Childrens Service for
guiding and supporting this
group.
Learning to Express your
Feelings Wednesday, 10
a.m. to 12 noon, and 1 p.m. to
3 p.m. A small women's sup-
port group meets to enable
participants to discuss their
problems of everyday living.
Group leader, Dayre Horton,
JCC Resident Intern Social
Worker. Number of persons
limited. Call Rose or Libby to
register, 689-7700.
Joy through Movement
Thursday 9:15-11 a.m. A
great JCC extension course
with dance therapist, Ceil
Golden, is again meeting at
Poinciana Place in Lake
Worth in the Social Hall,
courtesy of the Challenger
Country Club. Course in-
cludes exercises for hands, feet
and body. Basic ballet to make
you feel free to move graceful-
ly. Jazz dancing put fun in
your dancing and creative
dancing to help you express
your own unique self and
dance out your feelings. Talks
during the half session break
of 10 minutes on subject of in-
terest to students in the class.
Fee $8 for eight lessons. All
proceeds go to the JCC of the
Palm Beaches.
NEW CLASSES
Beginners Conversational
Spanish Ann Blicher, an
active member of our commu-
nity and resident of Palm
Beach County for over 35
years, has started a Beginners
Conversational Spanish at the
Center on Fridays at 1 p.m.
Call to register with Libby or
Rose at 689-7700.
COMING EVENTS
The Second Tuesday of the
Month Activity Luncheon
and lecture, Jan. 11 at 12 noon
Sold Out
Semi-Annual Luncheon and
Card Party Thursday, Jan.
27 The Second Tuesday So-
cial Activity Group presents its
Semi-Annual Luncheon and
Card Party, to be held at the
Sweden House 12-4 p.m. Do-
nation S6.S0 plus $1 if you
need transportation. Call Sam
Rubin for reservations 689-
7700.
Hospice Volunteer Training
A weekly six week training
class will meet every Tuesday
beginning Jan. II at 9 a.m. at
the Jewish Community Cen-
ter, 2415 Okeechobee Blvd.,
West Palm Beach. Training
will prepare volunteers to
handle home support for fam-
ilies coping with terminal
illness and bereavement. The
program is co-sponsored by
Hospice of Palm Beach
County and the Jewish Com-
munity Center. Enrollment
limited. For information and
registration, call Andrea Wald
586-6766.
Prime Time Singles An
active group of single senior
citizens 55 plus. This group
has been growing rapidly and
meets for a wide variety of ac-
tivities each month. Rita
Adler, president, invites
everyone to visit and partici-
pate. For further question call
Rita at 689-0247.
Jan. 5, Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Mid County Senior Citizen
Club of Lake Worth At the
Senior Citizens Club of Lake
Worth Center, Johnny Brewer
and his Trio will provide music
from 8 to 10 p.m.
The public is invited. Free
admission. Persons may enter
building at 7 p.m. Our name
that night is the JCC Prime
Time Club. Music is provided
by the Musicians' Union Local
806 and the Music Perfor-
mance Trust Fund.
Directions 1-95 to 10th
Ave. North, go east. Right on
North "H" Street to the Club-
house, 202 North "H" Street,
Lake Worth.
Wanted Ping Pong
Player of moderate ability
if interested call 684-2425.
(rront left to right] Kimberiea Kressal, Emily Migdohl, Eric
San Pedro and Heather Green hill. [Rear, left to right] Stephanie
Abrams and Sherry Mullen. All performing to the delight of
their parents and showing what they learned in the Jewish Com-
munity Center's Body Movement Class.
Sylvia Skolnick [far left] is shown leading the Timely Topics for
Thinking Women and Round Table Talks for Men who meet
jointly at the Senior Center of the Jewish Community Center.
I his exciting group get together every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the
Center except the first Tuesday of the Month. Visitors are
welcome.
[Left to right] Florence Nisonoff and Pat Sack, Senior
Volunteer Aides for the Jewish Community Center's Keren-Orr
Pre School, are shown assisting Jade Wolkind and Stephanie
May with the making of their Chanukah Greeting Cards.


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The Rabbinical Comer
DEVOTED TO DISCUSSION Of THEMES AND ISSUES RELEVANT TO JEWISH LIFE. PAST AND PRESENT
Harold S. Kushner To Speak
At Temple Emanu-EI
How to Tackle Life's Problems
RABBI
THEODORE FELDMAN
B'nai Torah Congregation
Boca Ralon, Fla.
It might be that there are
many lessons of life one can
learn from a football game.
Let's mention some examples
for our own edification. One
might learn how to tackle life's
problems, how to accept the
kicks of life, thai it is also nice
to receive, how important it is
to keep in line, that one should
always have a goal in mind,
that even the best fumble
sometime, that one should
measure carefully to see pro-
gress in life, that if yon want
to be on the team of life, sitt-
ing on the sidelines is not
much fun, etc.
The observance of the
secular New Year is usually as-
sociated with alcohol,
parades, and football. One has
to dig deeply in American
culture to find any lasting
significance to the ritual of the
American New Year.
Americans have chosen to
mark this passage of time in a
manner seemingly devoid of
any lasting impact (except,
perhaps, a hangover).
Our Jewish value system, as
we all know, does not preclude
the concept of having fun and
rejoicing. In fact, there is great
emphasis in our tradition on
celebration. The difference, I
believe, between American
celebrations and Jewish
"simcha" is the purpose for
which it is done. "Simcha,"
rejoicing, as Jews, is to have a
quality of elevation and fervor
that carries over into every
aspect of our life. Each Jewish
"simcha" emphasizes two
levels of celebration. One
would be the momentary feel-
ings of exhilaration, the other
would be the lasting impact of
the spiritual reason for
rejoicing.
There are so many occasions
on the Jewish calendar and in
the Jewish life cycle during
which we celebrate Births,
Bar-Bat Mitzvah, Weddings,
Shabbat, Sukkot, Simchat
Torah, Chanukah, Purim, etc.
Notice, please, that one major
occasion is obviously missing
from this list. That occasion is
the New Year. Rosh Hashanah
has such a different meaning
in Jewish life. The passing of a
year of life is a cause in our
tradition for introspection and
evaluation. Without football
games, without intoxication,
e are bidden at that point in
time to take life and how we
live it very seriously. It is a
time of thankgiving for the
gift of life and a recognition of
the miracle of creation.
Perhaps on the secular New
Year, while we are celebrating
in some fashion with our
fellow Americans, while some
are glued to the television
screens for parades and
football, we can pause to
reflect on the passage of time
and realize that the joy of life
in our tradition comes in a
oneness with God and in a
sense of unity with all of
God's creation. A touchdown
may be a cause for momentary
rejoicing, but it is a sense of
meaning in life that brings
"simcha" to one's lasting
existence.
Bar Mitzvah
SEANFRYDMAN
Sean Frydman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Frydman of
West Palm Beach will be bar mitzvah at Temple Beth El on
Jan. 1. 1983. Rabbi Howard J. Hirsch and Cantor Elaine
Shapiro will officiate.
Harold S. Kushner, author
of "When Bad Things Happen
to Good Reople" wrote his
book out of a personal need to
come to terms with a rare pre-
mature aging disease that
struck his only son who died
two days after his 14th birth-
day. Through his despair, he
worked out answers that are
helpful to people of all faiths.
His book has been on the best-
seller list for many months and
is a Book-of-the-Month Club
selection.
Rabbi Kushner, who is the
spiritual leader of Temple Is-
rael in Natick, Mass., will
speak at Temple Emanu-EI in
Palm Beach on Wednesday
evening, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. The
rabbi will deliver the first Dr.
Henry T. Silberman Memorial
Lecture. The series is named in
memory of a prominent mem-
ber of the Temple who passed
away earlier this year.
Rabbi Kushner is a native of
Brooklyn, N.Y., and a grad-
uate of Columbia University.
He was ordained at the Jewish
Theological Seminary in 1960
and was awarded a doctoral
degree in Bible by the Semi-
nary in 1972. He has also
studied at the Hebrew Univer-
sity in Jerusalem and the Har-
vard Divinity School.
In his book, which will pro-
vide the basis for his talk at
Temple Emanu-EI, the rabbi
draws upon his years of coun-
selling experience, and the
hundreds of human dramas he
has known. He deals with the
age-old idea that suffering is
ennobling. He also cites the
old Iranian proverb: "If you
'">
V,
Harold Kushner
\
see a blind man kick hinl
to discuss the notion thai
bad things happen, the via,
must somehow be at fault
one section, he discusses!
cial problems teenagers
regarding loss, guilt, r
ing, and feelings of n
quacy.
HaroldS. Kushner is a i
who admits to having
"angry with God."
thoughts about God andu,
munity, as he battled with|
own grief, bring a new |
spective to bear on "why I
things happen to good
pie."
The Dr. Henry T. SilL.
Memorial Lecture is one l
series of events sponsored I
the Adult Education Cc
tee of Temple I
Rabbi Joel Chazin isspirin.
leader of the temple which!
located at 190 North Co
Road, Palm Beach. There i
no charge tor admission toll
lecture, and all are welc
Voluntary contributions
be accepted.
Synagogues In Palm Beach County-
conservative
B'nai Torah Congregation
1401 N.W. 4th Avenue, Boca Raton 33432. Phone 392-8566. Rabbi Theodore
Feldman. Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m.
Congregation Anshei Sholom
5348 Grove Street, West Palm Beach 33409. Phone 684-3212. Office hours 9
a.m. to 1 p.m. Rabbi Harry Z. Schectman. Cantor Mordecai Spektor. Daily:
8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m., 5 p.m. late service at 8:15 p.m.,
followed by Oneg Shabbat. Saturday, 8:30 a.m., 5 p.m., Mincha followed by
Sholosh Suedos.
Congregation Beth Kodesh of Boynton Beach
at Congregational Church, 115 N. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach. Phone 737-
4622. Rabbi Avrom L. Drazin. Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9
a.m.
Goldea Lakes Temple
,/
1470 Golden Lakes Blvd., W. Palm Beach, Fl. 33411. Rabbi Joseph Speiser.
Phone 689-9430. President, Samuel Eisenfeld.
Temple Beth David
at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10410 N. Military trail. Palm Beach
Gardens. Office at 321 Northlake Blvd., North Palm Beach. Phone 845-1134.
Rabbi William Marder, Cantor Earl J. Rackoff. Sabbath services, Friday at 8
p.m., Saturday 10a.m.
Temple Beth El
2815 North Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach 33407. Phone 833-0339. Rabbi
Howard J. Hirsch, Cantor Elaine Shapiro. Sabbath Evening Service at 8:15
p.m. in The Sanctuary. Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. Daily Minyan at 8:15
a.m., Sunday and Legal Holidays at 9 a.m.
Temple Beth Sholom
224 N.W. Avenue 'G,' Belle Glade 33430. Cantor Jack Stateman. Sabbath
services, Friday at 8:30 p.m.
Temple Beth Sholom
315 N. 'A' Street, Lake Worth 33460. Phone 585-5020. Rabbi Emanuel
Eisenberg, Cantor Jacob Elman. Services Monday and Thursday at 8:15 a.m.,
Friday at 8:15 p.m., Saturday at 9 a.m.
Temple Beth Zion
Lions Club, 700 Camelia Dr., Royal Palm Beach, Friday night 8 p.m. and
Saturday 9 a.m. President, Eli Rosenthal, 102 Swan Parkway, Royal Palm
Beach, FL 33411, Phone 793-0643. Cantor Albert Koslow.
Temple B'nai Jacob
at Faith United Presbyterian Church, 275 Alemeida Drive, Palm Spring 33461.
Temple B'nai Jacob. President Jacob Frant. Phone 964-0034. Sabbath services,
Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 9 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at 9 a.m.
Temple Emanu-EI
190 N County Road, Palm Beach 33480. Phone 832-0804. Rabbi Joel
Chazin jntor David Dardashti. Sabbath services, Friday at 8:30 p.m.,
Saturit.. 9 a.m.
Temple Emeth
5780 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach 33446. Phone 498-3536. Ri
Bernard Silver. Cantor Seymour Zisook. Sabbath services, Friday at 5p.ro.i
8 p.m., Saturday and Holidays 8:45 a.m. Daily Minyan at 8:45 and 5 p.m.
Conservative-Liberal
Temple Kternal Light
at Boca West Community UMC, 8900 Boca West Glades Road (1 mile west!
Boca Turnpike). The Free Synagogue, P.O. Box 3, Boca Raton 33432. PhodeJ
368-1600, 391-1111. Rabbi Benjamin Rosayn. Sabbath services, Friday at 8:f
p.m.
Orthodox
Aitz Chaim Congregation Century Vllage
W. Palm Beach. Phone: 689-4675. Sabbath services 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
services 8:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Congregation Anshei Emnna
551 Brittany L. Kings Point, Delray Beach 33446. Phone 499-7407 or499-92
Harry Silver, President. Daily services 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays'
Holidays 9 a.m.
Reform
Temple Beth El of Boca Raton
333 S.W Fourth Avenue, Boca Raton 33432. Phone 391-8900. Rabbi MerkM
singer, Cantor Martin Rosen. Sabbath services Friday 8:15 p.m.. Saturday*l
a.m. Torah Study with Rabbi Singer. Sabbath morning services 10:30 a.m.
Temple Beth Torah
at 8t. David's in the Pines Episcopal Retreat. Forest Hill Blvd. and Welling
Trace, West Palm Beach. Mailing address: 1125 Jack Pine St., West Palm Bew
33411 Cantor Nicholas Fenakel, President Ronnie Kramer (793-2700).
Temple Israel
1901 North Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach 33407. Phone 833-8421. RW|
Howard Shapiro, Dr. Irving B. Cohen, Rabbi Emeritus, Dr. R'?har.ic:,
Shugarman, President, Ceceil Tishman. Educator, Cantorial Soloist busui
Weiss, Sabbath services, Friday 8 p.m.
Temple Jndea
Rabbi Joel L. Levine. Cantor Rita Shore, Barbara Chane, President. 1407' II
Lane, Lake Worth, Fl. 33463. Phone 965-7778. Services Friday evemnf *
p.m. Meeting at St. Catherine's Greek Orthodox Church Social Hall *"
Washington Rd. at Southern Blvd.
Temple Sinai
Cason-United Methodist Church, Corner of Lake Ida Rd. and Swjnton Av
?,e r.a.y/hone 276-6161. Mailing address 2005 N.W. 9 Street. Delra> wj J
33444. Rabbi Samuel Silver, President, Bernard Etish. Friday services at
p.m.




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IcONGREGATION
BETH KODESH
Sisterhood of Congre-
Beth Kodesh will meet
fuesday, Jan. 4, at the
Relational Church, 115
Federal Highway, Boyn-
feach.
[ia Feldhuhn, a member,
conducted disserta-
[on humor, poetry, and
[parodies, will favor us
per rendition of Humor-
eflections, Shakespear in
li, etc. Edna is a retired
pal, from New York
and is well known in this
[unity and others for her
spectrum of creativity.
us for an afternoon of
|er and fun.
SISTERHOOD
: BETH SHOLOM
/ednesday, Jan. 5, Sis-
of Temple Beth
Lake Worth, will
regular meeting in the
IHall, at 315 N. "A"
Coffee will be served at
p.m., prior to the meet-
[ich will commence at 1
[he guest speaker will be
Dansker, who will
\ Soviet Jewry.
TEMPLE JUDEA
second of the popular
scries of Temple Judea
kke place on Sunday,
at Sunrise Savings and
Hank, Military Trail at
Jluh Road.
jple member, the young
[iKiniic Douglas H. Klei-
lecture on the future
Jewish communal life.
er is presently the as-
director of the Jewish
Ition of Palm Beach
\. He has a BA in philo-
a master in social
and a certificate of Jew-
jmmunal studies. He
at Bar Han University
I Aviv and visited Mos-
W Leningrad on behalf
psh Refuseniks.
title of the lecture
and Demographic
in American Jewish
Communal Life portends
for the future.
Date and time: Jan. 9 at 10
a.m. till noon. Contributions
to defray committee costs will
be accepted.
TEMPLE ISRAEL-
BETH EL
Adult Education
All of the sessions begin
promptly at 7 p.m. and will be
held at Temple Beth-El, 2815
No. Flagler Drive, West Palm
Beach.
The starting date is Wednes-
day, Jan. 12, and runs for
eight weeks ending March 2.
The eight lectures sessions
will be held in the Hornstein
Lounge while the two Hebrew
classes will be in the class-
rooms near the lounge.
COURSES
TO BE OFFERED
Beginners Conversational
Hebrew: An exciting introduc-
tion into the living language of
our ancestors. It is not neces-
sary to know how to read for
this course, however, it would
be helpful. Instructor: Renee
Seal.
Note: This course com-
mences on Monday, Jan. 10
and is the only session not on
Wednesday.
Operation Gimel-Daled:
This course is for those who
have completed Operation
Aleph-Bet or already know
how to read and would like to
continue improving their skill
in Hebrew reading and com-
prehension. Instructor: Flor-
ence Poel.
Four Paths to one God:The
exciting text and the stimulat-
ing lecturers will make very
clear the similarities and dif-
ferences in the four branches
of modern day Judaism.
Orthodox Rabbi Sidney
Green. Temple In The Pines,
Hollywood, Florida.
Reform Rabbi Howard
Shapiro. Temple Israel, West
Palm Beach.
Conservative Rabbi
Working Together
Traditions established through
four generations of family ownership
. careful attendance to the family*s
wishes dedication to the time honored
customs of lewish law.. compassionate guidance
when the hour of need arises.
in Florida
Bivay.tr BM and 2(Mh S. N Miami Betuh. FL 13180
30V945-3939
2Wi W Hillsfw Blvd.. Orrfirid Beach. FL 33441
3OS/427-470O
W15 Par* Drive al US 441. Margate FL 33063
3OV427-470O
6800 W Oakland Park BM.
Fl I aiidrrdalr iSiirinsfl. FL 33313
30S/742-WXX)
PalmBea to. E
JANMUEB
in
Chicago

HERSHEY
JOEI A ROBERT
Theodore Feldman. Temple
B'nai Torah, Boca Raton.
Reconstructionist Rabbi
Howard J. Hirsch. Temple
Beth El, West Palm Beach.
(NOTE: Text Fee of $15 for
members, $25 non-members is
necessary for this course only.
Each Rabbi will lecture for
two weeks.)
Pre-registration and regis-
tration at Jan. 10 and 12.
Please contact Temple Israel
or Temple Beth-El for infor-
mation.
from the view point of an edu-
cator, administrator, and ex-
ecutive.
Dr. Eissey has become a na-
tionally known figure in the
field of education. Men's Club
past president and Program
Chairman Bernie Kramer un-
derstands that there were only
select group of educators in-
vited to make the trip. Dr. Eis-
sey has not only made Palm
Beach Junior College the
viable institution it is in com-
munity affairs, he also helped
organize the Community
Mental Health Center. And he
has been chairman for 13
years.
Bernie Kramer states, "Dr.
Eissey has done more than
anyone we know to bring
about the excellent race rela-
tions we enjoy in this commu-
nity." Dr. Eissey is a most in-
teresting talker and has drawn
extremely large crowds when-
ever we are fortunate enough
to find an open date in his
busy schedule.
A steak dinner will be served
at 7 p.m. following a get to-
gether Happy Hour beginning
at 6 p.m. all members, guests,
and friends arc invited. Presi-
dent Albert Fine states that
only paid reservations $6 per
person will be honored due to
limited scaling capacity. Call
Temple office for reservations
and information.
Dr. Edward Eissey
TEMPLE ISRAEL
Men's Club
President of Palm Beach
Junior College will address the
Temple Israel Men's Club
Tuesday night, Jan. 4 at 8
p.m. in Schwarlzberg Hall,
rear of the temple. His talk
will be on "Color Slides and
Reflections of My Trip to the
Republic of China," it's
people and their system of ed-
ucation in comparison to ours
The State of Israel Bond Palm Beach Women's Division
recently held a luncheon at the home of Evelyn Blum, chairman
of the Bond Women's Division campaign. The luncheon drew
more than 100 local women interested in the economic stability
and the future of the State of Israel. Pictured are: [left to right]
Evelyn Blum, and Co-Hostesses Emma Gerringer and Irene
Steinberg. Jean Polakoff [not pictured], also acted as a hostess.


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iCWj Friday
-31.1982
Community Calendar
31
Women's Amcncu OUT Haverbil
8:30 p.m. NE* YEARSE\E
YEARS DAY
New Yean Party
Congregation Ansao Shoiom
Jewish War Veterans No. 401
Pnatai
10a_m.
ImmumwJ
Temple lvrad Ststouood board 10 a-m. Congregation
Ansfco Shoiom Ststonood board 9:45 a-m. Tenapk
Beth El Sisterhood board -1 p.m. Women's American
ORT Mid Pubn board 1 p.. Temple lsrad Execu-
tive board Hadassah Tikvah board 1 p.ai. Congre-
gatioa Ansao Shoiom Men's dab board B'nai B'nb
No. 3046 board 3 p.m. Brandos Unhosay Women -
Palm Beach East board 10 a.m. Brandos University
om- Bo>moo Beach board 1 p.m. Temple Judea -
boarc-~:30 p.m. Jewish Coanuin Da> School-board
- 8 p.m. Hadassah Wot Boyuioa Bench -12
Juur}4
Temple Beth El board 8 n-m. Women's
ORT West Palm Beach board 12:30 p.m. w omea
American ORT Golden Lake board 10 a.m. B'i
Bnth Women Chai board 8 p.m. Temple lsrad
Men's Club rtinnrr meeting W omen's American ORT -
W ellmgtoo board 8 p.m. Pioneo Women Cvpress
Lako Jai Ami JEV ISH FEDERATION M1DRASHA
MEETING-8 p.m.
January 5
JEW ISH FEDERATION WOMEN'S DIVISION BUSI-
NESS & PROFESSIONAL WINE AND CHEESE RE-
CEPTION 8 p.m. Labor Zionist Alliance 1 p.m.
Temple Boh Shoiom Men's Club board National
Council of Jewish Women Palm Bench board -10 a.m.
Jewish Commanm Cento board 8 p.m. Pioneo
W omen Ezrat 12:30 p.m. Hadassah Lake Worth 10
a-m. Hadassah Tikvah hmefa and show 12-5 p.m.
Women's American ORT No. Pahn Beach County Re
pon board 9:30 a.m.
January*
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UN Assembly Adopts A Series
of Anti-Israel Resolutions
By YITZHAK RABI
LNITED NATIONS -
bly has urged all U N member-
stato to totally isolate Israel
bv ceasing all military,
economic and diplomatic con-
tacts with ho. The call was in-
cluded in a resolution ovo-
whelminglv adopted recently
by a vote of 8"-22 with 31 ab-
stenuons.
Thu resolution was pan of a
score of resolutions which
sharply criticized Israel and its
occupation of Arab territorio.
The resolution also called for
unconditional withdrawal by
Israel from all tenitorio it has
occupied smce 1967. The
resolutions said that unless Is-
rael wahdrew, there can be no
just aad tasting sotlement in
the Middle East.
The same resolution also
strongly condemned the nega-
tive voto of the United Stato
in the Security Council on
resolutions regarding the Mid-
dle East. The roolutions said
that the United States veto
presents the Council from
taking appropriate measures
to solve the Middle East con-
flict. The resolution also de-
manded that Israel rescind Us
decision to impose its laws and
jurisdiction on the Golan
Heights and reiterated a previ-
ous General Assembly state-
ment that lsrad was not "a
peace-loving member-state."
Another resolution adopted
condemned the massacre of
civilians in Beirut and called
for the strict respect for Leba-
non's sovereignty. Israel
joined the vote condemning
the massacre but voted, in a
separate vote, against the pro-
vision that said that the mas-
sacre was an act of genocide.
The basic vote was 145 for,
none against.
Another reso, ,
demned what J
plundering of tat M
cultural heritage dunS
raeb occupation of r
called on Israel to
restitution, -
UNESCO, of ^ >
anddocuments reanl
rel- The vote on ife,
"on was 138-1. Tfceii
vote was cast by bjJ
United States, the DoJ
Republic, Malawi p^
New Guinea abstained.;
Another resolutioi
the transfer by son
their diplomatic mis,,
to Jerusalem from Tei,
violation of the 198
tion of the Security
The vote on this rt_
was 13" in favor withg
rael voting against n,i
abstentions the
States, the Dominical
be. Guatemala and Mil
Bringing Home Peace.
Pugr4
PLO brought pain to all ol us."
Eti recalls the mood and anguish of the
kibbutz.
"Everyone caro if even one boy goo to
the army. Anything that happens here to one,
happens to all of us. You could feel the worry
and fear here with so many people fighting.
Personally. I was frantic ..."
Ntssim is relaxed, surrounded by his family
of four children and the two teenagers from
problem famines they are adopting. "No, I
don't think 1 was really changed by the war.
I'm the same. "
He laughs when Eti says, "But you have
changed." She explains. "His family mans
even more to htm now. I feel we're all more
deeply in his heart. 1 feel life means more to
him now.'
Life also means a great deal more to 20-
year-old Yoram Benita who is happily and
healthily back at work in the apple orchards.
Four months ago he wondoed if he'd ever
sec those orchards again.
One of the fust soldiers to enter the PLO-
infoted refugee camp of Rashidiya, outside
of Tyre. Yoram was shot in the shoulder by a
boy no more than 14 years old during house-
to-house combat. "I saw him and then 1 was
hit. Naturally, by instinct, 1 shot back, but I
don't know what happened to him. We were
al shocked seeing kids like that ready to Tire
theu bazookas at us. It was something we
never imagined or could have expected.^
would think of anyone using kids thai i
After dragging himself to safety,!
jolted by bullets hitting the ground)
his legs while he was attemptingtoa
aid to his arm.
Having no other option, he etna
building and surprised t*o terrorists.|
tunately, he was able to hold them odd
two of his fellow soldiers arrived. He|
flow n immediately to Rambam Hospi
Haifa.
Yoram pauses. He is having did
recounting the agony of those days.I
Nissim, it was his first actual experi
battle, his rust confrontation il|
horrors of war. It was filled ithil(
tension of having to make spliw
decisions that tembkd between lik|
death: especially how to avoid
civilians.
"I know it was on everyone'*mindil
of us wanted to be responsible for I
innocent women and children."
Now that it's finished. Yoram is|
his previously-made plans: a year ofnj
the world," and then back home, P
home," he emphasuo. Yes, he refl
attitude towards life has changed.
"I guess I want to live more-l'
how short life can be. It's like a liukl
and I want to enjoy experiencing evaji
it."
Emi Cobra. Grown go s
favorite story letter, wnl be no
band when Cangngatma
A atari Shoiom nf Century
Vmmge and State nf bruel
Bonds honors Hymaa
krnkowrr and H. Ben PuMa
on Jna. U. 19S3. at 2 p.m. at
the Temple Harry HurwiU,
the Minister of laformatioa at
the bruefJ Embassy, wnl be the
guest sueuko. Chairman nf
the event is Jack Hoffman.
and Co-chairmen are Boris
Goodman and Oscnr SJutaky.
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