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The Jewish Floridian the voice of the Jewish community of Palm Beach County
Uniform Title:
Jewish Floridian (Palm Beach, Fla. : 1982)
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Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
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4 v. : ill. ;
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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Herzog in Warning
Syria's Military .
Might Is Growing
President Chaim Herzog
of Israel, has warned the
growing military power of
Syria creates "a very danger-
ous situation." He said that
the Soviet military build-up of
Syria poses a threat not only to
Israel and Lebanon but to Jor-
dan as well.
Addressing the Conference
of Presidents of Major Ameri-
can Jewish Organizations at a
meeting at the Regency Hotel
here, Herzog, on a 10-day visit
to the U.S., said that as a
result of the massive arms sup-
ply to Syria in the last year
"The Syrian army became one
of the largest armies of the
lalah service at the Council
itions General Assembly
rgia are [right] Michael
leadership Development
>m the Jewish Federation of
lunty and Cantor Elaine
Shapiro Zimmerman of Temple Beth El,
West Palm Beach. Looking on [left to right]
Max Fisher, Honorary Chairman of the
Jewish Agency, Martin Citrln, President of
the Council of Jewish Federations and
Secretary of State George Shultz.
isembly Told
Incertainties' Need Commitment
The Jewish
[the United
la is facing a
It is fraught
and chal-
luire "faith,
)urage and
"the safety
State of Is-
te continuity
)le," Martin
It of the
States and
|g the 52nd
Me address
lewish com-
fct the theme
Jy. "Coping
lllenges of an
reflect the
|ng to a close,
crisis and
>r America,
our Jewish
eal "with the
its military
Pties of its
Jlitical condi-
In addition,
M forced into
activists of
their ugly
heads in western Europe,
within the Eastern bloc and
within Latin America."
The United States "only
recently suffered heart-
breaking losses as a peace-
keeper in Lebanon and in
implementing its world
responsibilities," he observed.
And within the United States,
"we continue to be concerned
that our government involve-
ment with the human condi-
tion is diminished."
Focusing on the American
scene, Citrin dealt with the
problem that he said has
become one of "increasing
concern" over the last 20
years: "the mobility of Jewish
America." He pointed out
that just as North America is
on the move, so is Jewish
America, "even more so.
Significant portions of our
people will not reside as adults
in communities where they
were born. In fact, in the quest
for livelihood, professional
growth, career or personal
achievement, many will have
moved once, twice, three times
and even more."
Continuing with this theme,
Citrin noted that "mobility
and 'continental citizenship
has obvious advantages but a
price is paid in rootlessness
and defection. I am talking
about our rootedness with
families, with friends and
Continued on Page 2
President Chaim Herzog
world," with some 4,000 tanks
at its disposal.
HERZOG ALSO said that
there is in Syria "the only So-
viet fighting unit outside the
Soviet bloc" and the Syrians
are equipped with the sophisti-
cated Soviet made SAM-5
Regarding the downfall of
Yasir Arafat, leader of the
Palestine Liberahion Organi-
zation, Herzog said he was
asked by some people if he is
not sad to see this "moderate"
leader disappear. "No. I am
not sorry to see Arafat go,"
the President said, noting that
Arafat was a "murderer" who
sought the destruction of Isra-
He added that it is hoped
that the Palestinian people will
"wake up" to the new realities
in the Mideast and will open a
dialogue with Israel.
HERZOG WAS guest of
honor at a reception given by
Naphtali Lavie, Israel's
Consul General in New York,
last night. The reception, at
Lavie's residence, was
attended by diplomats, Jewish
leaders and representatives of
the media.
After addressing the Presi-
dents Conference, Herzog
flew to Atlanta where he spoke
before the 52nd General As-
sembly of the Council of Jew-
ish Federations.
What Can U.S. Do?
Israel's Economic Crisis Staggering
By London Chronicle
exactly can the United States
do to help Israel help herself
get out of the current
economic difficulties? There
are some very specific steps
which the Reagan Administra-
tion might accept beyond
the appropriation of addition-
al economic and military
Israeli officials, over the
past two years, have been
pushing the concept of a free
trade area between the United
States and Israel. That would
remove all trade barriers be-
tween the two countries. Israe-
li officials are confident that
such a step would help to
promote Israeli exports to the
United States. That, in turn,
would go a long way in nar-
negative trade
'srael has with
In l9o^, tor example, the
United States exported some
$2.3 billion worth of products
to Israel. Trade in the opposite
direction came to $1.2 billion.
For the first seven months of
this year, Israeli exports to the
U.S. totaled some $768 million
as opposed to $1.1 billion in
U.S. exports to Israel.
BUT THE concept of a
U.S.-Israeli free trade area is
still problematic because it
would be a "first" for the
United States. Over the years,
the thrust of U.S. trade policy
has been to develop "most
favored nation" trade agree-
ment with various countries.
That means that the U.S.
treats these MFN countries
equally as far as customs,
duties and tariffs are
But a free trade area between
Continued on Page 2-
5744 Happy Chanukah 1983

Page 2 The Jewish FToridian of Palm Beach County Friday. December 2. 1963
What Can U.S. Do?
Israel's Economic Crisis Staggering
Continued from Page 1
the U.S. and Israel would
ele%ate Israel into an e\en
more favored category. That,
in turn, would put pressure on
the U.S. to extend similar
treatment to other countries,
as well.
In the Reagan Administra-
tion, there is some support for
moving in that direction on a
worldwide basis, given the
basic "free trade'* orientation
of most senior policymakers.
"They are free traders." said
Dan Halperin, the Israeli Em-
bassy's dynamic Economic
But in the real world of
Washington politics, he recall-
ed, things are never all that
simple. Remember, these talks
with Israel already have been
underway for over two years
long before former Finance
Minister Yoram Aridor made
his ill-fated proposal for the
"dotlarization" of the Israeli
IN SHORT, there are all
sorts of domestic American
industries which are strongly
resisting any such opening of
the U.S. market to foreign
competition whether it be
from Israel, Japan or any-
where else. In the process, they
are raising the spectre of even
more serious American unem-
ployment. Their lobbying has
been intense.
On the opposite side are the
free traders who recognize that
American consumers will
benefit from lower cost im-
ported goods if they are at
the same or even of higher
quality than their American
made competition.
In the U.S. defense indus-
try, the competition has been
very keen. Most U.S. firms are
determined to prevent any
serious foreign inroads in the
lucrative market.
Israel, like other Western
allies, including Britain,
France. West Germany and
Italy, has been very actively
seeking to obtain some of
those contracts. There have
been some successes, but
progress has been much slower
than most Israeli officials
would have liked.
AS AN immediate out-
growth of the Israeli-Egyptian
Peace Treaty, then Defense
Minister Ezcr Weizman and
Defense Secretary Harold
Brown signed a March, 1979
Memorandum of Agreement
designed to make Israel's entry
into the U.S. defense market
somewhat easier. Israel had
sought the same access
afforded to other Western
allies. The Pentagon, as a
result of that agreement, was
finally authorized to make
purchases from Israeli defense
But there have been many
snags along the way. What
Halperin and other senior Is-
raeli officials would very much
like to see happen now is a
faster pace in concluding deals
involving Israeli defense com-
panies, especially in areas of
high technology where Israel
has achieved some dramatic
openings through its own
combat experience.
The Israeli electronics com-
pany, Tadiran. for example,
recently won a $40 million
contract with the U.S. military
for the sale of advanced radio
and communications equip-
ment. In the process, it beat
the price of E-Systems of
Texas by some 20 per cent.
What exactly did that mean?
With the exception of E-
Systems, everyone won. Tadi-
ran obtained the contract; for
Israel, that represented a size-
able inflow of foreign curren-
cy. For the U.S. Army, there
was a lower price for a similar
quality product; that, in turn,
means a saving to American
There is also another impor-
tant benefit for both Israel and
America from these direct
sales. They make Israel less
dependent on U.S. foreign
aid. For every dollar that Isra-
el can earn through sales in the
U.S. there is less need for
direct cash assistance through
Continued on Page 11
CJF Assembly Told; 'Deep
Uncertainties' Need Commitment
Continued from Page 1
familiar surroundings
rootedness, in a Jewish life-
style and at-homeness, which
we tend to take for granted."
He warned that unless Jews
on the move are sought out,
welcomed and made to feel
comfortable and can have
ready access to Jewish life in
their new communities, "they
will be prone to drop out." To
avoid this, Citrin said the
Federations must convey to
Jews on the move that "the
Jewish community cares about
them and their well-being and
offers them access to Jewish
institutional life, to the
synagogue, to the Jewish
school, to the Jewish com-
munity centers" and to all
other available services.
Myron J. Nick man, general
campaign chairman of the
Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County, presented a
paper at one of the workshops
entitled "Jews on the Move."
The program culminated
with a major address by
Secretary of State George
Shultz. He assured the
Conference members that the
Reagan administration is
dedicated to securing peace
between Israel and its Arab
Dr Sidney Bub [standing] of Pittsburgh, Pn., served as
chainnaa of the workshop titled "Jews on the Move." The
VSSST rZ>'V ,ike Ge>efal A-Wy "U held I.
&2i J?/S! ?i "?'* Ike Cooavdl of Jewish
UtZ?F m2? f ?' "S-! *m1,e" program was
"All our activities, in what-
ever dimension in the Middle
East, are geared in one way or
another to that central goal,"
The October 28 issue of the Jewish Floridian contain-
ed an error in the article, Community Builders Join to
Form 1984 Campaign Cabinet. Myron J. Nickman,
general campaign chairman, was quoted as saying that
"four years ago there was no campaign in Boynton
Beach." However, since the 1970's there has been an
organized and active campaign within certain areas of
Boynton Beach including Leisureville and Village Royale
on the Green.
he said. "There may be some
who have already written off
the peace process for the next
year," Shutz said. "They
think we will shy away from
the sensitive issues of the
Middle East during a presi-
dential election year.
"Well, they are wrong.
Ronald Reagan has no
intention of letting the search
for peace lapse. We cannot
afford to. Let it never be said
that the United States was too
busy practicing politics to
pursue peace."
The Palm Beach County Jewish commu
over the past two decades into one of the fa?t sZr*\
Jewish communities in this country We ho< Jr^"l
cess/ul in building a strong and viable Jewish* *
because of the many dedicated men and w0me*?m11
built and will continue to build a strong found <""n<
which this community will thrive. We nn* ;, T1 "W"
to more of our ""roduce m
1984 Federation
Committee Chairmen
Murray Kern, chlif.|
man Chaplain Aides of the'
Jewish Federation of tm
Bfea,cuh County, Chairman
of Chaplain Aides sinctits
inception in 1979; board
member of Morse Geria.
trie Center; past president I
of the Jewish Family and I
Children's Service; dete-i
gate to the Governor'!
Council on Aging in 1980;,
recipient of George B.|
Golden Community Setv j
ice Award in 1981; pas
president of Spurgeon,
Tucker, Kern, Inc. a Net
York lithographing firm;]
Jeanne Glasser, co-chair-
man Chaplain Aides of the
Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County Board of
Women's Division; dele-
gate to 3rd World Confer-
ence on Soviet Jewry in
Jerusalem; chairman of
nominating committee for
League of Women Voters;
Co-ordinator of Common
Cause of Palm Beach
County; board member of
Chai Hadassah, West
Lake Worth Civic Asso-
ciation and Lucerne Lakes
Homes; past Sisterhood
Join them in helping
to Share the Vision
Wednesday. January 18,1984
Quarter Past Seven
The Breakers, Palm Beach ]
On behalf of the
1984 Jewish Federation of Palm Beacti CoufWj
united Jewish Appeal campaign

Friday, December 2,1983 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 3
lices of Soviet Jewish Women
jrpt of A Letter Written By Yudit Ratner Bialy
in Moscow To Her Mother In Israel
lare wrong if you think
1 have stopped fighting
| emigration. It just is
JAs you know, emigra-
Israel is the goal of our
we have devoted all
k to it; we have risked
ling: our freedom, our
, our income and even
* of our children. If one
[uiet and does not fight,
I happens; but if one is
[even a little, as I have
Nothing happens too,
least something is
ddition, 1 apply every
faths for emigration but
Applications are really
j but window dressing.
onducting endless tele-
bonversations, and I am
constantly writing letters to
our authorities; sometimes
they are calm, and some are
more demanding.
The KGB is showing special
interest in us now. Each step is
ro-Palestine Leftwing
smist Given Five Years
|lS-(JTA) Frederic
, a pro-Palestinian left-
lextremist linked to
Its here, was sentenced
(years imprisonment by
court on charges of
pracy to organize a
I gang." His original
sentence was reduced
fch, 30, was carrying a
[Israeli offices in Paris
addresses of French
nies doing business with
vhen he was arrested.
if the businesses had
been targets of terrorist
bombings. Leaflets claiming
responsibility for the
bombings were found in
He told the court that he
supported the attacks but
claimed he was not directly
involved in them. The prose-
cution failed to connect him to
the bombings. The court ruled
however that Oriach, was a
"political-ideological" leader
of a terrorist group and must
bear responsibility for its
under supervision, all our let-
ters are read by the censors.
They came to Lyonia's*
workplace and they also came
to see me at home. They have
been trying to terrorize our
friends, trying to set them
against us and to recruit them
in order to frighten us. When
they spoke to me, they threat-
ened me with imprisonment,
banishment from Moscow,
and they said that I would not
see Sasha* settle down. They
generally tried to frighten me.
Mother, I am not the type that
gets frightened easily, but all
this does spoil one's mood.
Let me tell you a few things
about Misha*. There are two
main things in Misha's life:
mathematics and Jewishness.
As someone who does every-
thing thoroughly, he ap-
proaches these two subjects
very seriously too. He reads a
lot of Jewish literature, studies
Hebrew and the Torah.
On the first day of
Chanukah he gathered his
friends (sixteen of them came)
and Misha lit the first candle
and everyone said the blessing.
He spoke about the history of
the festival. Misha is a great
patriot of Israel, and he, more
than all of us, should be living
with you; he could contribute
a lot to the country.
* Lyonia is Yudit's husband
* Sasha is Yudit's youngest
* Misha is Yudit's eldest son
Jews in the USSR, London,
February, 11, 1982.
nmaw mn-mnn rvian
Project Renewal:
Our Partnership
In Israels Future
Job Skills for Women Needed
Project Renewal Coordinator in Hod Hasharon
The need for vocational awareness and readiness
training for women is very evident the more one delves into
the problems confronting our Project Renewal neighbor-
hoods of Gil Amal and Giora.
Most of the younger women are busy having and raising
children, and the older women have no seemingly market-
able skills and no educational base on which to build.
How, then, would vocational awareness help?
First, we must profile the population in our neighbor-
hoods to which we should address this problem. Most,
over 90 percent, are either natives of neighboring Arab
countries or are first generation Sabras of immigrant
families from these countries. The tradition from which
they come looks with favor on women remaining in the
home, except for those "acceptable" female occupations
such as social work, teaching and nursing on the one hand.
On the other end of the educational scale, day housework
is also acceptable.
Since most of the population in our neighborhoods
possess eight grades of learning or less, the conclusions are
clear. The need for supplementary family income is also a
"given" in these neighborhoods, as most of the heads of
families are blue collar workers, or low level service
employees, and the average family size is large.
The problem must be approached from several sides.
The first is to work with the women in awareness groups to
help them accept the fact that they have the inner resources
for self-growth and realization. This must be done while,
at the same time, maintaining the positive traditional
values that prevail in their homes. We must help them,
then, to transfer this realization to their husbands and
families, not an easy task.
Concurrently, we must develop training programs in
occupational areas which will meet the goals of these
women and be viable in our marketplace at the same time.
Women who say to us, "we have no skills at all" don't
think of the commercial value of those attributes which
they perform as second nature in their daily lives. We
should seek to translate these skills practiced in their
Continued on Page 4
JCDS Teams Compete In Olympiad

Assistant News Coordinator

A team cheers their teammates on to success as the
of the first Olympiad held at the Jewish Community
St* -i-

ck|nelman leads the French team in a rowing cher.
incredible amount of
was evident as four
teams of 4th-9th graders from
the Jewish Community Day
School competed against each
other in the school's first
Olympiad. Jack Rosenbaum,
Judaic Studies Coordinator
and Athletic Director, or-
ganized the half-day competi-
tion with the help of the Sports
Committee of the Knesset
(Student Council) chaired by
Allen Teboul.
The students were divided
into four teams representing
France, U.S.A.. Israel and
Belgium. They competed
against each other in track and
field events, basketball and
soccer. The final marathon
run pitted four participants
from each team against each
other in special athletic events.
The teams were not only
scored on athletic skills but
on spirit, cheers which they
wrote and delivered, coopera-
tion and a banner presenta-
tion. The winner U.S.A.
followed by Belgium, France
and Israel.
Rosenbaum summed up the
exuberance and success of the
day. "It was a wonderful day
and I had a good time. Every-
thing was exceptional and the
fact that the kids want to do it
again reinforces my own per-
The Jewish Community Day
School is a beneficiary agency
of the Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County.
Up and over a participant successfully masters the high jump.
Jack Rosenbaum [left], athletic director, announces the next
competition while scorers Stacy Pariser [left to right] and
Shirley Mullen record the winners of each event.

Pge4 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach Comity /Friday, December 2,1968
Assad Must Meet Rumsfeld
Syria's President Hafez Assad has had
an appendectomy, says one report. Assad
has had a heart attack, says a second
report. But one fact is certain: He has
managed, thus far, to elude President
Reagan's special envoy, Donald Rumsfeld.
He has not had to stare the envoy straight
in the eye and say no to him. This was
certainly the case in the past, and Assad
felt no compunctions about doing just that.
Why the difference?
One reason may be that, despite all the
Soviet beefing up of his forces and Assad's
frank assertion that Lebanon must
ultimately become Syria's, international
pressure against all this posturing and war-
maneuvering of his is apparently growing
that even he feels.
The terrorist bombings of the U.S.
Marine compound in Beirut, followed by
the terrorist bombing of the Israeli com-
mand post in Tyre, are likely to have
caused Assad to pause for some second
thoughts about bis overbearing position.
Not the least of the inspiration to be a
mite more temperate can be traced to the
retaliatory strikes by the Israelis, three
times as of the beginning of the week, and
the French for the terrorist bombings.
However much Syria may plead its in-
nocence of these atrocities, it is hardly
likely that such pleas can be taken on their
face entirely, especially at a time when
Assad is backing the war of annihilation
against Yasir Arafat in Tripoli.
So that Assad knows that he is being
called to account, and will continue to be
called to account for his posturing in
Lebanon if not by the French again, then
certainly by the Israelis again and again, as
Defense Minister Moshe Arena vowed
Sunday following reports of the third
Israeli strike, which was the second within
less than a week's time.
Whether or not the United States does
mo re than merely permit its planes to fly
reconnaissance over Beirut, the pressure is
nevertheless on. Assad is sure to un-
derstand that he can not interminably hide
behind his appendectomy-heart attack,
whichever it may be. At some one point, he
must see Rumsfeld and say something that
makes sense.
Project Renewal
Continued from Page 3
homes for their families into marketable professions.
Some of the ideas for job taining include: catering, sewing
gardening, home knitting, many of which could be done in
the home.
After suitable training, young mothers and older women
who cannot, or choose not to, leave their homes and
neighborhoods could supplement the family income while
working independently or in partnerships at hours flexible
to the needs of the family.
Women who either have no children or whose children
are semi-independent can be trained to work in a regular
framework outside the confines of the neighborhood Such
work as copy typist, key punch operator, clerk, cashier
etc. could be suitable after the candidate is trained.
My services have been offered to the local Social
Services staff so that a pilot program could be structured in
our neighborhoods to help develop the potential skills of
the women of Gil Amal and Giora'and in so doing further
the ultimate goals of Project Renewal.
Jewish flor idian
Random Thoughts
Just got back from an
extensive tour of Israel and
thought you might like to read
some of my personal observa-
I was a bit disappointed to
find Israel so big, so ad-
vanced, and so sophisticated. I
expected it to be small, back-
ward, and provincial. No way!
The architecture is extreme
modern and everything is
automated and computerized.
The cities seem very go-go and
up to date, but in the back-
ground are many ruins and
antiquities which I found
Israel's greatest asset is its
people. Those I met were
extremely energetic and
positive. 1 found them
courteous and eager to help.
There is no set pattern, they
range from very religious to
reform. Without exception, all
are dedicated to the perpe-
tuation of their state. It was
thrilling to observe such
unabashed patriotism.
Prices are outrageous.
Rampant inflation has driven
costs up beyond belief. Yet the
people cope and manage to
survive. A small bottle of soda
is a dollar or more no matter
where you go. Meats and
canned goods are sky high.
Fortunately fruits and
vegetables are grown locally
and they are more modestly
priced. Clothing and furniture
are out of sight and I marvel at
how Israelis keep going in this
troubled economy.
But the progress made in 40
years is absolutely incredible.
Vast, barren deserts have been
turned into lush green areas.
People reside where none ever
lived before. Electricity has
liberated the desert while
water brings life to what was
once wasteland. The sight of
kibbutzim and civilization in
the middle of the rocky Negev
boggles the mind.
Of course, one of the high-
lights was visiting the Western
Wall. This used to be called
the Wailing Wall, but I was
cautioned not to call it that
any more. The Jews are no
longer wailing, they are
fighting! Never again will they
permit partition nor give up
territory. And the Western
Wall holds all the mystery and
excitement you might imagine.
I wrote out a "brievele,"
inserted it between the stones,
and gave tzedukah. No one
can convince me that my
prayers won't be answered!
Eating is the "noshional"
hobby. I had been told fiat
their food was mediocre at
best. Not true. No matter
where we went we had French
service, a choice of menu, and
palate tempting meals. To be
sure it was different but we
tried everything, including a
variety of oriental f(W
w very highly spiS
a culinary SmSI
thee me. xpene,l
Nowi?r. "bit of |
dining, 0M I
group poured a Rim^
He asked the waiterij
the glass which ,1's
promptly. Then he7
waiter to bring 1
pitcher of water, "fol
queried the waiter "T
already gone Um ,
cher!" How's,ha,f0J
I had heard thai AaL
are particularly partd
haired, amply
women, and I foundt
true. While visitingaL
village, an Arabinfafl
came up to me anil
"You got husband!"
swered, "Yes, I got ha
He countered, "Yoi]
ring." 1 replied, "I
money," whercuponl
diately walked away.J
for my feminine app
In summation, Irn
place every Jew should]
was an exhausting
well worth the effort]
you'd like to read;
impressions and hoi]
stories about my trip,/
me know. I've got n
them and will be
Update .. .Opinion
The Arab lobby has targeted
33 U.S. Senate seats and 43S
House seats to be contested in
1984. They have pledged a
staggering sum of money to
defeat candidates who support
a strong American-Israel rela-
On Trial: The Case of the
USSR vs. Jewish Culture.
Josef Begun received the max-
imum sentence of seven years
hard labor, followed by five
years internal exile. His crime?
Teaching the Hebrew lan-
guage. The guilty always look
over their shoulders to see who
is watching. If we are there
when they look back and ac-
tively oppose their virulent
anti-semitism, the Soviet
Regime will take note and
have to alter their behavior.
A strong Israel gives the
U.S. and the West a stable
presence in one of the world's
most vital and volatile regions.
Israel opposes Soviet expan-
sionism and provides the U.S.
with invaluable intelligence at
a small fraction of what the
U.S. spends to defend Europe,
Korea and Japan.
aid it receives. This translates
into American jobs and a
stronger American economy.
Lebanon's principal ethnic
and religious groups comprise
one million Shiite Moi
600,000 Maronite Chri
600.000 Sunni Ma
400,000 Greek On
300,000 Druse,
Melchiles, 250,000 Am
(Orthodox and Cl
100,000 Protestanu
500,000 Palestinian.
Kiev and Moscow: Events
Portend Danger for Elbert
ol Palm Baacti County
Comwmng "Our Vote." and "Fodaration Raponar
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Volume 9
The U.S. continues to give
millions of dollars in foreign
aid to Syria. A hundred and
thirty-two million dollars has
been appropriated by the U.S.
for projects in Syria. This in-
cludes 42.7 million dollars for
highway linking Damascus
o the Jordanian border a
road which lives Syria and its
soviet allies significant
ponni epstein military mobility, in addition
y to anabling the Syrian Gov-
ernment to free some of their
own money for use in instal-
ling SAM-5 missiles to build
up their forces in Lebanon.
The U.S. derives direct
economic benefits from the
assistance program to Israel.
The military aid is all spent in
the U.S. Israeli non-military
purchases from the U.S. are
almost double the economic
26 KISLEV 5744
Number 38
Lev Elbert, Jewish Prisoner
of Consience from Kiev, is
caught in a Soviet frame-up.
Accused of "drug possession"
a few months ago, Elbert has
more recently been accused of
"spreading drugs" (Article
229-1 of the Ukrainian Code)
a charge which carries a
penalty of up to five years in
The principal investigator
on the Elbert case is Burle-
chenko ot Kiev. On Oct. 21,
Burlechenko paid a visit to the
Elbert home in Kiev.
Harassing Elbert's 12-year-old
son, Carmi, Burlechenko
charged: "Your parents ought
to find a lawyer; the docu-
ments will be ready on
Wednesday or Thursday (Oct.
26, 27) for the trial." (The
UCSJ has learned that the trial
was postponed until Nov. 4.)
Meanwhile, recent events in
Moscow indicate that Soviet
authorities are transferring the
Elbert case to Kiev. Lev
Elbert's father, Chaim, was
told by the Prosecutor
General's office that "the case
on Elbert was a frame-up"
and that "the investigation on
Elbert is contunuing."
Clearly, this decentralization
is an indication that Moscow
wishes to wash their hands of
Elbert is continuing.'
Moscow's localizing the Elbert
case portends danger as anti-
Semitism runs even higher in
the Ukraine than it does in
Protest harassment of
Elbert's son, demand
Burlechenko be remo
that all charges on Ll
be dropped immedialdjl|
Send your telegrams!
USSR, Moscow-I
15a Pushkinskayi
Refunkov, Ak
Procurator General;
Kreschatik; Osipenko;J
Procurator. Also w:
Kiev-Ukrainian SSR;
gradskaya, Apt. 33;
Inna and Carmi oj
your support and
with Lev Elbert.
Readers Wr
The Jewish Floridm.
I am requesting:
ance in locating a r
young Russian Jewji"!
in our community.
employed, is 33 indj
She can pay .jog.',
rent and would reaWj
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Yours truly.

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The original
of Independence.
There was a time in history when
m s right to independent worship
I But.2l45vearsago,an event
gjrred that firmly established the
'ncipiein the consciousness of Man.
in the year 167 B.C.E.,the first
C? ?l8tory was fought to preserve a
RP'es way of life :the!r laws ;stand-
C moraty ;and above all.the reli-
fj revealed to them in the wilderness
El?1 more **"a thouMnd ye*
Life Jewi8h Peopl* Jed by the Mac-
Wfought to break the religious
tyranny of the Assyrian-Greek conquer-
ors of ancient Judea who threatened
the very survival of the Jewish way of
" The Maccabees and their followers
struggled not for personal gain.and
broader influence.but to preserve the
Jewish Faith. .
Their ultimate victory was a tri-
umph of justice and human
brought to humanity's attention an
ideal that transcends life itself.
Chanukah is the Jewish Festival
that commemorates that victory. For
eight nights, commencing with the 25th
day of Kislev.a candle is lit in every
Jewish home. As the candle
gives hope that the faith of the Jews
will one day serve to banish tyranny
and oppression from the earth.
ft is a yearly recurring declara-
tion of mankind's independences mem-
orable reassertion of the God-given
right of human beings to live and wor-
ship in freedom.
Chanukah is called the Festival of
Lights. It illuminates is the
pure light of freedom that glows in the
heart of Man.
It's what makes us Jews.
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Organizations in the News
ARM 1)1
American Red Ma gen David
will hold a Flea Market on
Sunday, Dec. 11, 9:30 a.m. at
Century Corners movie house.
Contact Regina Peck man.
The group will meet at the
American Savings Bank, West
Gate, Wednesday, Dec. 28,
12:30 p.m. Estelle Plaskow
will give a dramatization of
the book "Parnas."
Shalom West Palm Beach
Hadassah holds its next Board
meeting on Thursday, Dec. 8,
at American Savings, 1 p.m.;
Regular meeting on Wednes-
day, Dec. 21, at Anshei
Sholom, 1 p.m., boutique
browsing from 12:30 to 1 p.m.
In observance of Jewish Book
month, Estelle Plaskow
dramatizes the story of the
Jews of Pisa, as related in the
book, "The Parnes."
A few reservations are still
available for the Regency Spa,
Dec. 11-14, and the New
Year's outing, Dec. 31-Jan. 1.
Call Florence Siegel or Fran
Yovel Hadassah, West Palm
Beach Chapter coming events:
Dec. 22 'General Mem-
bership Meeting at Anshei
Sholem. Important Please
ote the change hi date.
Jan. I Marco Polo Hotel
"Wonderful World of
2415 Okeechobee Blvd.. West Palm Beach. FL
at Camp Shalom
Sunday. December 4. 19831
1230 to 4.30 p.m
laths i applesauce
cmahukah eal00ks
chahukah bag ld>
youth group chanukah
"A Happy Chanuka
to AH!"

Music." Essie Goldberg,
Berkshire H or Edith Blynn
Salisbury F.
Tamar Royal Palm Beach
Chapter of Hadassah, will
hold its Paid-up Membership
Luncheon at Indian Trail
Country Club, on Monday,
Dec. 5, at 12 noon. Terry Rap-
aport of National Hadassah
guest speaker. The entertain-
ment will be by members of
the Stage Co.
The annual Rummage Sale
is being held under the trees on
Royal Palm Beach and South-
ern Blvds. Here's your chance
to clear your closets. All mer-
chandise, clothing, house-
wares, books, etc. will be most
welcome. Call Evelyn Cotton
for pickups or bring your
goodies to our location on
Sunday, Dec. 11, and stay for
the sale.
On Dec. 6 The Yiddish Cul-
ture Group will celebrate the
Chanukah holiday. Guest
artist will be Lydia King in a
series of songs. She will be ac-
companied on the piano by
Jerry Carretta.
Rabbi Alan Sherman of the
Jewish Federation will speak
about the holiday.
The Dec. 13 program of
Yiddish Culture will present
The Lyric Trio,* consisting of
Max Luoert, vocalist, Beatrice
Kahn, cellist and Mildred
Birnbaum on piano.
Executive board member
Shirley Fleishman will speak
to us about The Morse
Geriatric Center, also known
as The Jewish Home for the
Sy Kalick will play the violin
accompanied on the piano by
Mildred Birnbaum.
On Dec. 20 violinist Lou
Young, who is a member of
the Baroque Group will play,
accompanied by pianist Jerry
Betty Steinberg Tell, will
read in English for us.
The Golda Meir Group,
from Boynton Beach will en-
tertain us.
On Dec. 27 guest artist
Mark Olf, and concert pianist
Helen Bernstein.
The time and place is the
clubhouse auditorium on
The Yiddish Culture Group
of Cresthaven, will hold its
annual Chanukah dinner on
Dec. 4 at 5 o'clock in the Dud-
ley Auditorium hosted by Gol-
die Lazarus. Phil Weiss will
M. C. the proceedings. Cantor
Jack Elman will officiate at
the "Lighting of the Candles"
and will be accompanied by
his choir in chanting the
liturgy. Guest speakers will be,
Ann Lynn Lipton, director of
Jewish Education for the Jew-
ish Federation of the Palm
Beaches together with Mason
Rapaport and Marshall Bro-
zost. They will hold a question
and answer session.
Musical entertainment will
be provided by the Ruth Hyde
Group of Century Village.
The Labor Zionist Alliance
Poale Zion will meet on
Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 1:30
p.m. at the American Savings
Bank, westgate of Century
Betty Steinberg Tell will
speak on the "Significance of
The musical program will
feature Dorothy Surtshin ac-
companied by Tony Vaccaro
on the accordian.
All are welcome
tlJw H,verbl11 CkJ
the Women', AbJ8|
Ss S mCmb^.
guests to enjoy an
"ec. 9, at 7 p.m., a. thT5
County Senior di ?
Goldstein will enierJj
and enjoy the delicti
other goodies, and ft]
company of all presen,
The Pain, Be,cl,
Chapter of Womei',
can ORT once again I
giftwrapping jn fro
Lionel Playworld on li
Trail. This is the cy
biggest fundraiser of 3
It you wish to participate!
have not already sigrJ
please contact Mrs
Join the Palm Bead I
Chapter of ORT on S.
Dec. 4, fora"Famirj(
kah Celebration"
traditional foods,
lighting, games and,.
all! Children of all agai
able to participate, sol
plans now to be at thtL
Clarke Shores Town Hal
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The full-pleasant aroma and great-
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For more information
tickets, please contact
\. Phyllis Penner.
Yemen's American ORT
Lfury Chapter will hold its
meeting Thursday, Dec.
1230 p.m. at Temple
,hei Sholom. The C.V.
ndoleer Ensemble under
direction of Morris Bell
entertain. There will also
i candle lighting ceremony.
Chapter is looking for
Usual menorahs contact
Klein. The "Mother-to-
cher" luncheon will be
Monday, Dec. 12 at the
yce Hotel.
American Technion Society
announces that Dorit Shavit,
Consul for the State of Israel,
Southern Region will speak at
the Century Village Auditori-
um onWednesdayDec. 7 at 10
This young Sabra is a spe-
cialist on the political scene,
especially in relation to Arabs
and Islam, having served in
the Intelligence Branch of the
Israel Defense Forces and as
Head of the Foreign Ministry
Bureau in Charge of the Divi-
sion regarding the Hashomite
Kingdom of Jordan. In addi-
tion, was Chief Aid in the In-
formation Department of Is-
rael's Foreign Ministry.
There is no charge. For in-
formation, contact Roslyn
Ram, Jos. Dorf or the Tech-
nion office.
Friday, December 2,1983 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 7
of comedy sketches. The
group is directed by Norma
The Women's League for
Israel "Sabra Chapter" will
hold its next meeting on Tues-
day, Dec. 6, 1 p.m., at the
Sunrise Savings and Loan As-
sociation, at Gun Club Road
and Military Trail.
Guest speaker will be Helen
Nussbaum, who will discuss
Beverly Sills book "Bubbles."
Masada Chapter, B'nai
B'rith Women will hold its
next meeting on Tuesday, Dec.
13 at 7:45 p.m. at the Ameri-
can Savings Bank (at the west
gate of Century Village).
Program V.P. Lillian Stein
will present "The Perform-
ers" talented entertainers who
will present a varied program
Sirota who writes her own ma-
Refreshments will be served.
Come and bring a friend.
On Dec. 11, Sunday there
will be a Dinner and Theatre
Party Dinner at 5 p.m. at the
Holiday Inn on Clematis St.
Play "Gigi" at the Stage The-
atre 7:30p.m. $21.50.
The B'nai B'rith's Founda-
tion Youth Services will hold
its annual breakfast, honoring
Palm Beach County B'nai
B'rith Lodges on Sunday,
Dec. 11, 9:30 a.m., at Temple
Emith, Delray Beach. Guest
speaker will be Sidney Closter,
National Director of B'nai
B'rith Foundation Youth serv-

fly elected officers of the Palm Beach
riinty Regional Board of the Anti-
famation League of B'nai B'rith are [left
right] Vice Chairman, William Wolff,
irk Levy, Carol Roberts, Irvine
Rubinstein, Sr., Dan Mariaschin, Assistant
to Anti-Defamation League National
Director and Michael Burrows, ADL

lrthe tradition of the holiday season. Jordan Marsh
extends to you our sincerest wishes for a truly grand
eight-day Chanukah celebration.
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Page8 The Jewish Floridian of PalmBMch County /Friday, December 2,1983 _______
Blonder To Receive AJCommittee
i Human Relations Award
The American Jewish
Committee announced that it
will present its Sylvan Celt
Human Relations Award t&~
Erwin H. Blonder, President
of the Joseph L. Morse Geria-
tric Center, on Tuesday, Dec.
13, at the Palm Beach Hotel.
Palm Beach at 6 p.m. Ann
Leibovit, Vice President of the
Palm Beach County Chapter,
will chair the dinner, and Bea
Keiser, Member of the Board
of Directors of the Palm
Beach County Chapter, will be
the co-chairperson. The guest
speaker will be Howard I.
Friedman, National President
of the American Jewish
Howard I. Friedman is also
a prominent attorney, a long-
time leader of AJC, and a
well-known Los Angeles civic
leader. He has served AJC as
Erwin H. Blonder
Chairman of its Board of
Governors, Chairman of the
58 Dead Spur Retaliation
PARIS (JTA) French
carrier-based aircraft attacked
terrorist strongholds in eastern
Lebanon, in what apparently
was retaliation for
the Oct. 23 truck-bomb attack
on French military headquar-
ters in Beirut after President
Francois Mitterrand said that
he planned punitive action
against those "responsible for
the murder of 58 of our sol-
The Defense Ministry an-
nounced that the Super Etan-
dard fighter-bombers which
took off from the carrier Cle-
menceau, struck at bases in the
region of Baalbek in Leba-
non's Bekaa Valley.
THE SAME targets were hit
by Israeli jet fighters in a
retaliatory raid last week for
the Nov. 4 truck-bomb attack
on Israeli military headquar-
ters in Tyre. The bases and
adjacent training camps are
reportedly used by some 1,300
Iranian terrorists and their
supporters among Lebanese
Shiite Moslems.
Those elements.are believed
responsible for the attacks on
the multinational force in Bei-
rut and on the Israelis is south
Lebanon. More than 230 U.S.
Marines and sailors, members
of the MNF, were killed when
their headquarters at Beirut
airport were bombed on Oct.
23, within minutes of the
attack on the French uoops.
A french radio commenta-
tor said the air strike "was
presumably coordinated with
the Israeli and American high
commands." He added how-
ever that "each of the three
countries is free to implement
its policy as it sees fit." The
U.S. so far has not responded
with retaliatory action. The
Reagan Administration has
said it would respond to the
attack on the Marines if it
could be determined clearly
which group was responsible
and who gave the orders.
Board of Trustees, National
Vice President, Chairman of
the Community Services Com-
mittee, and President of its
Los Angeles Chapter.
In addition to being Pres-
ident of and catalyst behind
the Morse Geriatric Center,
Edwin H. Blonder is a Board
Member of the Jewish Federa-
tion of Palm Beach County.
Previously, he served as mem-
ber of the Boards of the Na-
tional Conference of
Christians and Jews, Mt. Sinai
Hospital, Council Gardens,
and the Jewish Convalescent
Hospital, and was a member
of the Suburban Temple in
Cleveland, Ohio. He has
served the Menorah Park Jew-
ish Home for the Aged in
Cleveland as Board Member,
Treasurer and President, and
the Jewish Federation of
Cleveland as Board Member,
co-chairman of the Welfare
Drive, member of the Budget
Committee, Commission on
Aged Committee, Chair Pen-
sion Committee, and the Fin-
ance Committee.
Receiving applications for admission to ths 120-bed
lonfl term care skilled nursing facility ^^
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For Information Write or Colt
The Joseph L. Morse Geriatric Center
4847 Fred Gladstone Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
Attn: Social Service Department
A Facility of the Jewish Home for the Aged, inc
A Beneficiary Agency of The Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County, Inc.
to your wholefamih
from the people at Pubkc.
iy the spirit of the season bless
you with peace, joy and love.
wanted Antiques
Old postcards, old paper-
weights, Judaica, col-
lections or one item, will
visit Ra. Dec. 25 Jan. 8.
and Feb. 1984, Write'
Lorraine Welsz, 15016,
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Sunrise Savings and Loan
Announces Senior Vice President
Honorees al the International Premier 1983
Israel Bond Fashion Show on Dec. 15, at The
Breakers are [standing left to right] Sylvia
Colby, Pauline Judd, Anne Weinrib, Etta
Klein, Fritzi Columbus, Shirley Greenberg,
Olga Prince. [Seated left to right] Fay Rivkin,
Blanche Perotta, Emma Gerringer, Rhea
Jallow. Sara Goldfarb, Irene Steinberg. Not
pictured are Ruth Beker, Molly Brownstein,
Ida Coplan, Zelda Kronish, Roz Ram, Alice
Wise. Women's Division Chairman Evelyn
Blum explained, "Our honorees are untiring
in their effort on behalf of the State of Israel.
I am thrilled that this is a day dedicated to
them for they so richly deserve this tribute."
William C. Frame has been
promoted to senior vice presi-
dent of Sunrise Savings and
Loan Association, it was re-
cently announced by Robert
C. Jacoby, president and chief
executive officer.
l-'rame joined Sunrise
Savings and Loan in 1981 as
assistant vice president of
Mortgage Production for Sun-
rise Mortgage Corporation.
He was first promoted to vice
president of Sunrise Mortgage
Corporation and then to vice
president of Lending Opera-
tions for Sunrise Savings and
Prior to working for Sunrise
Savings and Loan, Frame
worked in a similar capacity at
a Michigan based mortgage
Sunrise Savings and Loan is
Palm Beach County's first
state chanced capital slock
savings and loan that has
earned a reputation in its three
sears of operation as a leader
in the financial industry with a
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performance. Corporate of-
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Israel's Economic Crisis Staggering
Continued from Page 2
I,hf worldwide foreign aid leg-
Sarion recommended by the
^ministration and enacted
bto la* by Congress -
whether they be grants or
tains- Israel's battle-tested
products, moreover, have
Jover. to be of good quality.
E-SYSTEMS, by the way.
Las not exactly a good loser.
s latest finanical state-
I merit
In its latest iuuuikw amic-
Lt, it acknowledged that it
had lost the contract to the Is-
|raeli firm. But it did not cite
Tadiran's 20 per cent lower
cost Instead, it charged that
Ithe U.S. Government was,
promoting Israeli defense
exports for political purposes.
The implication was clear to
E-Systems stockholders: com-
plain to Washington about
I this foreign competition which
supposedly unfair. Tadiran
I has complained to E-Systems
about the allegation which
also clearly implied that the
Tadiran product was not as
I good as that of E-Systems.
A free trade area and
[increased Israeli defense
exports to the United States,
Halperin said, were really the
I hope of the future for Israel's
1 embattled economy.
He insisted that Israel was
not giving any serious thought
to proposals that it seek a
moratorium on repayment of
outstanding U.S. loans. In
practical terms, that was
simply out of the question.
For one thing, he pointed out,
the U.S. budgetary process
alone makes that course of
| action a non-starter.
ISRAEL, which has never
defaulted on any outstanding
loan, currently owes the U.S.
about S8 billion in loans,
mostly extended since the 1973
Yom Kippur War. But for the
U.S. to forget about those
loans, the Congress would
first have to pass legislation
appropriating every outstand-
ing loan dollar in a new
budget. Thus, if the entire Is-
raeli debt were to be waived,
I Congress would have to pass
an $8 billion budget alloca-
?ion, and the President would
have to sign that into law. In
the process, Israel's interna-
tional credit rating would
From Israel's own point of
view, therefore, Israel is
simply better off letting the
Congress pass additional aid
grants to help repay earlier
debts. It would have the same
effect without the political
The $910 million in eco-
nomic grants expected to win
approval in the pending
foreign aid legislation for
Israel will not even fully cover
the more than $1 billion in
loans which Israel is due to
repay the U.S. this year.
Aridor's plan to dollarize
the economy intrigued many
U.S. officials, although they
suspected that it was political-
ly unrealistic. They are now
waiting to see what his succes-
sor, Yigal Cohen-Orgad,
comes up with.
BUT ONE thing is clear;
there is considerable good will
in Washington, both in the
Administration as well as in
Congress. The American Gov-
ernment wants to help. U.S.
officials have warmly
welcomed the painful austerity
steps Israel has just taken. The
Americans always like to help
those who first help them-
During his confirmation
hearings on Oct. 18 before the
Senate Foreign Relations
Committee, the incoming As-
sistant Secretary for the Mid-
dle East, Richard Murphy,
said Israel had not sought ad-
ditional foreign aid from the
U.S. in recent days. He noted,
however, that the Administra-
tion would sympathetically
consider future requests.
That's important. But so are
these other steps which will
promote Israeli exports to the
United States.
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Chanukah Greetings from the Board of Trustees, Staff and Residents.
ui; iJiMi"
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and a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
E. Drew Gackenheimer
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I former President Jimmy Car-
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Senior News
Transportation is available
in our designated area for
persons 60 years of age and
over who do not drive and
cannot use public trans-
Groups and organizations
can call the JCC to arrange to
go to luncheons, theatre,
shopping exhibits, trips, etc. A
moderate group fee for each
event is charged to cover our
vehicle and driving expenses.
Our lift van is available for
handicapped persons within
limited areas. For information
about these services, Monday
through Friday, call 689-7703,
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only.
Kosher lunches are served
Monday through Friday at the
Jewish Community Center.
Persons 60 years of age and
older who are not able to avail
themselves of other County
meal programs are eligible.
For information and reserva-
tions, call Carol Fox at 689-
A second Hot Kosher Meal
Program is located at Congre-
gation Anshei Emuna in
Delray Beach. Persons
residing in Boynton Beach,
Delray Beach, and Boca Raton
who wish to avail themselves
of the program may call 495-
06 between 9 a.m. and 12
p.m. for more information.
Meals are also delivered dai-
ly to those persons who are
homebound. For more
information, call Carol Fox at
A new service is being
provided at the Jewish Com-
munity Center congregate
meal site. Ann Blecher,
Temple Israel Community
Library Board Member,
presents short reviews of
various books which she
brings with her from Temple
Israel's library. The books
cover a wide range of subjects,
all of Jewish interests.
Persons attending the
program may borrow the
books that Ann brings, to be
returned to her at the JCC in
two weeks. This program
takes place on the second and
fourth Tuesdays of each
Bouquets to our Ann
Blecher, who was one of the
first Jewish residents in West
Palm Beach, and who, for
several years, has taught a
beginners Spanish class at the
Jewish Community Center.
Ann's love of books and
devotion to Temple Israel's
2250 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard Suite 104
West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
An outstanding professional and counseling agency serving the
Jewish community ot Palm Beach County. Professional and
confidential help is available for
Problems of the aging
Consultation and
evaluation services
Marital counseling
Parent-child conflicts
Personal problems
Moderate fees are charged in family and Individual counseling to
those who can pay (Fees are based on Income and family size)
The Jewish Family and Children's Services is a beneficiary agency of
the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.
Temple Israel
takes great pleasure
in inviting you to be
a patron at
Classic Klezmer Music
DECEMBER 10 1983 8PM
Author of An Orphan In History'
JANUARY 9 1984 8PM
Dance On The Bimah
MARCH 20 1984 8PM
Mail check to Temple Israel Cultural Commutes
1901 N. Ftaftor Drive, Weat PaJm Beach, Fl. 33407
Community Library is our
good fortune.
A new piano was presented
o the Senior Center at the
Jewish Community Center on
Nov. 18. The piano was
acquired as a result of funds
raised by seniors at the JCC
and will bring enjoyment
through music to all for many
years to come.
The Jewish Community
Center's Writer's Workshop
held a luncheon on Nov. 16 at
Tony Roma's in honor of their
instructor, Ruth Graham.
This talented group of
seniors, who have won various
awards with their writing
expertise, launched their
book, "Patterns: Parody,
Poetry, Prose" on Nov. 29.
Mrs. Graham, who teaches
advanced and beginning
writer's workshops at the
JCC, comes to us under the
auspices of the School Board
of Palm Beach County Adult
and Community Education.
She also teaches a creative
writing class at Crestwood
Community Middle School
and a writer's workshop at
Good Sheppard United
Methodist Church as well as
serving on the faculty of the
Institute of New Dimensions
as a lecturer. In addition, Mrs.
Graham is a professional book
reviewer who presents her
critiques to various organiza-
tions. A native of Grand
Rapids, Michigan, Ruth
served as Super\isor of
Institutional Media for the
Public School System until she
relocated here last year.
The W liter's Workshop
presented Mrs. Graham with
the Esther and Joe Molat First
Annual Award of Merit for
Excellence in Teaching of
Senior Citizens and a lovely
gold watch.
Temple Beth David
thy, 73
Temple Beth David of Northern Palm Beach Couniv recently
dedicated their new building at 4657 Hood Road, Palm Beach
Gardens. As part of the ceremony, a Time Capsule containing
photos, news clippings, memorabilia and a scroll with the name
of the temple's many families on it was placed behind a corner
slone plaque on the entrance wall to the temple. Temoli
president I.en Gilman [left to right), vice president PhyllbSlek
and Rabbi William Marder, spiritual leader of Temple Beth
David, stand beside the cornerstone which contains a selection
from the Talmud quoted in the prayerbook. Temple member
Faye Stoller designed the Hebrew and Knglish lettering.
Susan Mark right, Sisterhood vice president and chairman oil
ilie rime ( ipsulc portion of the Dedication, present* a plaqucl
to the temple on behalf ol Sisterhood [and Sisterhood presnleni.1
Laura \clso. left, who had laryngitis). The plaque, which ill
hans: in the temple, designates the dale when the lime (ap>u*l
was sealed and the dale of November 2033 when it willbeopeij
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Friday, December 2,1983 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Baach County Page 13
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Page 14 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County / Friday, December 2,1983
The Rabbinical Corner
Putting Chanukah In Prospective
Temple Beth Torah
We Americans have always
taken it as axiomatic that
"bigger is better." It took the
gasoline crunches of the 1970's
to Ret many of us out of our
big cars; solar heat and
paddle fans testify to our tardy
realization that we can't
expend our resources as if they
were infinitely renewable.
"Small is beautiful" has be-
come the slogan of conserva-
" tion-minded people.
In his best-selling book,
Megatrends, John Naisbitt
describes some of the intellec-
tual and social influences
current in today's society. One
of his most interesting find-
ings, closely allied to "small is
beautiful," is that "the more
technology around us, the
more the need for human
touch." We remember the
"lonely crowd" of the '60's,
and we can sense the correct-
ness of Naisbitt's assessment:
"We must learn to balance
material wonders of technol-
ogy with human spiritual
How fortunate we Jews are
to have the little festival of
Chanukah! Indeed, the entire
message of the holiday is as
old as the tiny Maccabean
guerrilla band's fight against
the giant Syrian-Greek op-
presor, and as contemporary
as the latest best-seller.
Through Chanukah we remind
ourselves, as we teach the
world, that might doesn't
make right, for it is "not by
might, and not by power, but
by God's spirit" that we pre-
''vail, as we read in the
Haftarah of Shabbat
Chanukah. The little
Chanukah lights, twinkling
against the encircling darkness
of the physical and spiritual
world, publicize the miracle
Bar Mitzvah
that is Jewish survival against
overwhelming odds. We were
never the "big boy on the
block." Whether dispersed
among the nations or
sovereign in our own land, we
Jews have long known how to
balance the material and the
physical. Never wholly deny-
ing or affirming either one, we
have been swimmers across the
stream of human history for
millenia one big balancing
act, if you will. The name of
the game in Judaism is
k'dusha, taking the everyday,
material and elevating it to
Divine service, which confers
holiness upon it. Thus, little
wax candles in a menorah
symbolize God's command to
publicize the miracle that
Chanukah teaches.
How ironic it is, then that
we are turning Chanukah into
a "Jewish Christmas," replete
with "Chanukah Clubs" in
banks to make our holiday
shopping more affordable!
Mitchell B. Cohen will have
'his Bar Mitzvah at Temple
Beth Sholom, Lake Worth on
Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m.
Mitchell is the son of Hal and
Linda Cohen of West Palm
Beach. He attends the Jewish
Community Day School of
Palm Beach County and his
main interests are mathematics
and science. Mitchell's
hobbies include running and
Giving more, bigger, and
better gifts to our children
each of the eight nights of the
holiday is hardly the way to
teach them what Chanukah
truly means. For, in truth,
Chanukah will never "top"
Christmas for those people
whose Jewish lives are impo-
verished the rest of the year.
We can't bribe kids with eight
nights of gifts if that is the
only "Jewish" thing that they
"do" all year, and then com-
plain when Jewishness is peri-
pheral in their lives.
Conversely, it is most unlikely
that a child who spends eight
days of Sukkot sitting and cel-
ebrating in a sukkah will com-
plain that the eight days of
Chanukah aren't replete with
lavish presents!
Judaism blesses us with
times and seasons, with fest-
ivals and days of remembrance
that teach us eternally valid
truths. Let us remember the
enduring message of
Chanukah, as we celebrate the
greatness of smallnes together.
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B'noi 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 Anshoi Sholom
5348 Grove Street, West Palm Beach 33409. Phone 684-3212
Rabbi Isaac Vander Walde. Cantor Mordecai Spektor. Daily
8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m., 5 p.m., and a late
service at 8:15 p.m., followed by Oneg Shabbat. Saturday: 8:30
a.m., 7 p.m., Mincha followed by Sholosh Suedos.
Congregation Both Kodesh of Boynton Beach
501 N.E. 26 Avenue, Boynton Beach. Phone 586-9428. Rabb.
Avrom L. Drazin. Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9
a.m. '
Golden Lakes Temple
1470 Golden Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach 33411. Phone 689-
9430. Rabbi Joseph Speiser. Daily Services 8:15 a.m. and .5:30
p.m. Sabbath services Friday 8:15 p. m. Saturday 9 a.m., 5 p.m.,
Mincha followed by Sholosh Suedos.
Temple Beth David
4657 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens 33410. Phone 694-2350.
Rabbi William Marder, Cantor Earl J. Rackoff. Sabbath services,
Friday 8 p. m Saturday 10 a.m.
Temple Beth El
2815 No. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach 33407. Phone 833-0339
Rabbi Howard J. Hirsch, Cantor Elaine Shapiro Sabbath services
Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9.30 a.m. Daily AAinyan 8:15 am,
Sunday and Legal Holidays 9 a.m.
Temple Beth Sholom
224 N.W Avenue "G", Belle Glade 33430 Sabbath services
Friday, 8:30 p.m. Phone 996-3886
Temple Beth Sholom
315 N. "A" Street, Lake Worth 33460 Phone 585-5020. Rabbi
Emanuei Eisenberg, Cantor Jacob Elman. Services Monday ana
Thursday 8:15 a.m. Friday 8:15 p m.. Saturday 9 a.m.
Temple Beth Zion
Lions Club, 700 Cornelia Dr Royal Palm Beach Mailing
Address: 640-101 Trail South, West Palm Beach 33414., Sabbath
Services Friday 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. Rabbi Nathan Zelizer
Cantor Chaim Boltuck. Phone 793-9122.
Temple B'nai Jacob
2177 So. Congress Ave., West Palm Beach 33406. Phone 433-
5957. Rabbi Dr. Moms Silberman Cantor Gary D Kessler Sab
bam services, Friday 8 p.m., Saturday and Holidays 9 o m
Monday and Thursday 9 a.m.
Temple Emanu-EI
190 North County Road, Palm Beach 33480. Phone 832-0804
Rabbi Joel Chazin, Cantor David Dardashti. Sababth services,
Friday 8:30 p. m., Saturday 9 a.m.
Temple Emeth
5780 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach 33446. Phone 498-
3536. Rabbi Bernard Silver, Cantor Seymour Zisook. Sabbath
services, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday and holiday, 8:45 a.m.
Daily Minyan, 8:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The Treasure Coast Jewish Center
(Martin County) 3257 S.E. Salerno Road (opposite Winn-Dixie)
Stuart, FL 33490. President Lief Grazi: 1-287-7732. Friday service
8 p.m.
Temple Eternal Light
Boca West Community UMC, 8900 Boca West, Glades Road (1
mile west of Boca Turnpike). The free Synagogue, P.O. Box 3,
Boca Raton 33432. Phone: 368-1600, 391-1111. Rabbi Ben|amin
Rosayn. Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 p.m.
Congregation Aiti Chaim
Century Village, West Palm Beach. Phone 689-4675 Sabboth
services 9 am and 5 p.m. Daily services 8:15 am and 6 30
Congregation Anshei Emuna
16189 Carter Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446. Phone 499-9229
Rabbi Louis Sacks. Daily services 8 am. and 5 p.m. Saturday ond
hol.days8:45a.m. __rJ,u.m.
The Reform Temple of Jupiter-Tequesta
at St. Jude Church (Parrish Hall) 204 U.S. No 1 So ; moiling
address: Plaza 222, U.S. No. 1, Tequesta 33458 Phone 747-4235
President Jeanne Torsches. Services the second and fourth
Fndoy of every month, 8 p. m.
Temple Beth El of Boca Raton
333 S.W. Fourth Avenue, Boca Raton 33432. Phone 391-8900
Rabbi Merle E. Singer, Cantor Martin Rosen. Sabbath services
Friday 8 15 p.m. Torah Study w th Rabbi Singer, Saturday 9:15
am Sabbath morning services '0 30 a.m.
Temple Beth Shalom
St. Helen's Parish Hall, 20th Avenue and Victory Blvd., Veto
Beach 32960, mailing address: P.O. Box 2113. Vero Beach, tt
32961-2113. Rabb. Stephen Adams. Phone 1-569-0180
Temple Beth Torah
at St. David's in the Pines Episcopal Retreat, Forest Hill Blvd. and
Wellington Trace, West Palm Beach Mailing address: 825
Lantern Tree Lane, West Palm Beach 3341 I Friday services 8:1-
p.m. Rabbi Steven R. Westman, Cantor Nicholas Fenaxei P*one
793 2700
Temple Israel
1901 No. Flagler Dr.. West Palm Beach 33407. Phone 833-842^
Rabb. Howard, Cantonal Soloist Susan Sabbat"
services, Friday 8 p.m.
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at St. Catherine s Greek Orthodox Church Social Hall, *0*
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Friday, December 2,1983 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 15
iagogue News
Candle Lighting Time Friday, Dec. 2-5=10 pm
Community Celebrates Chanukah
5154 Okeechobee Blvd., Suite
2B, West Palm Beach, 33409.
The public is warmly invited
to attend Temple Judea's
annual Chanukah Candle-
lighting Service, Friday, Dec.
2 at the special time of 7:30
p.m. The Hod Hasharon
X'anSafe-rnVheV^tS- fcpjjjj be featured during
[WJE* will include a festiye evening at St.
Catherine s
Dreidles at Dreher" Cha-
Ikah picnic sponsored by
Liple Judea's Membership
Privities Committee is set for
Lay, Dec. 11 from 12:30
Ugh 330 p.m. at Dreher
[rk, Summit Blvd. at 1-95.
Members and guests are in
I which will include a
ike Bake-off featuring local
k show host, Mike Levine
WJNO as the judge, an op-
rtunity to win a new zig zag
zing machine featuring
annel 5's anchor woman,
lit Feldman, family game
tests oriented to children
all ages, and a chance to
ii special doorprizes.
Special advance reservation
mission prices are $2.50 per
ult, $1 per child which
lude a lunch plate, dessert,
d beverage. Tickets at the
ior are $3.50 per adult and
per child. Children's tickets
for children 12 years old
id under.
For tickets, send your check
lyable to Temple Judea to
office or visit the office at
II. l *ir> N.K. Third Court,
bniun Beach. Kiveralde Uuardlan
pm'hiipi-i. West I'ulm Beach.
Snndra, V>. of West I'alm Beach.
'Mill- Uuardlan I'lan Chapel. West
Im Beach
kn. Ml, ui ijiHi N.B. Klrsl Lane.
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InUwpel, Weal I'alm lieach.
Lin, 7:. ol I17W Dudley Drive West.
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l*viti -Welmtaln (Juaranleed
I'lan Chapel West Palm
Cultural Center,
the corner of Southern Blvd.
and Flager Drive. Worship-
ers are invited to bring their
own Chanukah Menorahs in
order to participate in the cer-
emony of lights.
Last summer, Rabbi Joel
Levine spent a day at Hod
Hasharon, our community's
sister city in Israel. Hod Hash-
aron is an integral part of Pro-
ject Renewal which revitalizes
neighborhoods in Israel. The
congregation and guests will
not only enjoy their beautiful
music in the spirit of Chanu-
kah but will be able to meet
representatives of this most
critical Federation-community
Cantor Rita Shore will lead
the congregation in special
Chanukah melodies as each
family kindles their own men-
The regular oneg shabbat
will follow the service and fes-
tivities. For more information,
call the Temple office.
Sisterhood of Ait/ Chaim
will hold its Chanukah Din-
ner-Dance in the Party Room,
at 7:30 p.m., on Saturday,
Dec. 3, for its members, and
friends of Century Village.
Please purchase dance tickets
in advance and call Manya
Goldberg for reservations.
Members and guests are in-
vited to a Chanukah Brunch
sponsored by the Women's
Auxiliary of Temple Beth
Shalom, Vero Beach, on Sun-
day, Dec. 4,11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
If your Funeral
and Cemetery
Arrangements are
"Back Home".
at the Vero Beach Community
Center, 2266 14th Ave.
Delicious food and goodies
galore; Chanukah Gelt for the
kiddies. All this for $7.50 per
adult and for children 10 years
and under $3.50.
Royal Palm Beach
Chanukah Program
Beatrice Mishkit, president
of Temple Beth Zionthe Con-
servative Congregation of the
Western Communities, has
announced three major events
for the Chanukah festival. On
Friday at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2
there will be a Family Chanu-
kah Services which will be
conducted by the children of
the Hebrew School, Sunday
School and other children of
the Congregation. Because of
the young children services
will commence at 7:30 instead
of 8 p.m.
On Saturday, Dec. 3, the
Congregation is sponsoring a
special Kiddush for Rabbi and
Mrs. Nathan Zelizer who are
leaving for Israel. Rabbi
Zelizer will be reporting to the
Congregation about his expe-
riences when he returns.
Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1-4
p.m. is the Annual Chanukah
Family Barbecue and Picnic at
LaMancha Park in Royal
Palm Beach. Latkes, hotdogs,
and hamburgers will be served
and there will be fun and
games for both children and
adults. The charge is $3 for
adults, and $1 for children.
Members and non-members
are welcome to attend. Bring
your chairs, tables and of
course your appetities.
Temple Beth Shalom of
Vero Beach will have a six
week Adult Education class
dealing with many of the per-
plexing questions we face in
society today. It will begin on
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 1-2:30
The tuition of $10 per per-
son ($15 per couple sharing
text materials) will cover the
cost of all texts, refreshments
and other necessary materials.
To assure that adequate ma-
terials are available, send pay-
Menorah Gardens & Funeral Chapels will work
directly with the funeral home of your choice
anywhere in the U.S. or Canada to carry out
your funeral and cemetery arrangements quickly,
fiit icntly and In the Jewish tradition.
Cemetery & Chapel 627"2277
Planning Center- 686-7722
Gardens and Funeral Chapels
ment to Temple Beth Shalom,
P.O. Box 2113, Vero Beach,
FL 32961-2113..
These are the costs for
Temple members. Non-mem-
bers are welcome to attend at a
cost of $12 per single and $18
per couple sharing texts.
Sisterhood of Temple Beth
Sholom, Lake Worth, will
hold a regular meeting on
Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the So-
cial Hall, at 315 N. "A" St.,
Lake Worth. The refresh-
ments served at 12:30 p.m.,
prior to the meeting, will be
potato pancakes, with the ac-
companying trimmings, in cel-
ebration of Chanukah.
Following the meeting, the
entertainment will consist of
songs, presented by Hy
Farber, who will also conduct
the membership and guests in
On Tuesday, Dec. 6 Sister-
hood Beth Kodesh will hold a
meeting at Temple Congrega-
tion Beth Kodesh at 501 NE
26th Ave., Boynton Beach, at
12:30 p.m.
Dine to Address Temple
Emanu-El Forum Series
The second presentation of
the 1983-84 Friday Evening
Forum Series of Temple
Emanu-EI Adult Education
Committee, 190 N. County
Rd., in Palm Beach, will be
held on Dec. 16, at 8:15 p.m.
The featured speaker will be
Thomas A. Dine, Executive
Director of the American Is-
rael Public Affairs Com-
mittee. His topic will be "The
State of United States-Israel
In the ten years prior to be-
coming Director of AIPAC in
1980, Mr. Dine's close affilia-
tion with the Senate included
being deputy foreign policy
advisor to Senator Kennedy;
SALT advisor to Senator
Muskie; director of the na-
tional security staff of the
Senate Special Committee on
National Emergencies and
Delegated Emergency Powers;
and legislative assistant for
foreign affairs to Senator
Thomas Dine
The public is cordially
invited to attend this Forum,
which will be followed by an
Oneg Shabbat.
New Temple Formed
A small group of dedicated
people from the suburban
Lake Worth area were instru-
mental in gathering 250 people
to worship together this past
Rosh Hashanah and Yom
Kippur at the Challenger
Country Club in Lake Worth.
They formed the High Holy
Days Committee, Inc. and
gave their holiday donations
to the Jewish Community Day
School of Palm Beach County
to help support the education
of the Jewish children in our
The High Holy Days Com-
mittee, Inc. has now grown
into the Lake Worth Jewish
Center, a conservative con-
gregation. Our new home will
be at the Greenacres Country
Day School on North 57th
Ave. and Lake Worth Road.
We will have our first Friday
night service on Dec. 2nd,
1983 at 8:15 p.m. Services will
be conducted by our very
capable Cantor Paul Stuart
and our spiritual leader, Mr.
Mordecai Levow. After ser-
vices, we will present an inter-
esting program.
We will welcome all who
would like to join us in wor-
ship and fellowship.
For further information,
contact Aaron Hirschman,
4130 Tivoli Ct. No. 207 Lake
Worth Fl. 33463.
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Friday, December 2,1983 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 17
anukkahThe Festival of Lights
.nukkah is an eight-day
fad beginning on the Z5tn
[islev and lasting through
, with other festivals in the
. of the Jewish year, there
iS to be a dual origin to
Cukkah-seasonal and
brical. The historical story
lite well known. Judah the
labee lead a revolt against
[Hellenistic Syrians who
Lied the land of Israel
[nd 165 B.C.E.- and for
treason he was victorious.
ke is a miracle associated
| this victory. Some say
[when the Temple was to
ededicated only one cruse
acramental oil was found.
fough this was only sup-
Id to burn for one day, it
Iculously lasted for eight
[days, during which time
|r oil was prepared. Others
Lain that the victory in it-
Iconstitutes the miracle.
he seasonal referents of
lukkah are much less
kn and, in some ways,
Ih more stimulating. Long
kre the Maccabees, there
[some kind of established
ler festival at this season of
[year (see Babylonian Tal-
lifs were several. One had
io with the gradual increase
laylight after the ominous,
Kdily darkening days of late
Imn. A number of legends
facet Hanukkah with the
ler solstice, which occurs
ling the holiday. Another
lif had to do with the
iling of fire, reported as an
lent Jewish custom at the
Ikation of the Temple
, and related to the event
bribed in 2 M accabees 1:18-
A third was a festive act,
Jted to Sukkot, ~which in-
ped the carrying of wands
bathed with leaves,
nches with their fruit, and
n fronds (see 2 Maccabees
i-8). Possibly a fourth was
some sort of camping-out
custom, also related to the
Sukkot theme. (In the Chicago
translation of 2 Maccabees,
the Sukkot reference is
rendered as "the Camping-out
Festival." See 2 Maccabees
Whether Hanukkah draws
its source from the historic,
the seasonal, or, as is most
likely, from some combination
of the two, it is clear that the
central motif is light. The only
special mitzvah related to the
holiday is to kindle the lights
each night.
A few customs. In Turkey
there was the custom of weav-
ing the candlewicks from the
fibers in which the etrog of
Sukkot was wrapped. Follow-
ing the holiday, the candle re-
mains were formed into
another candle which was then
used for searching for leaven
before Passover. This effects a
beautiful continuity to the
In Kurdistan, dolls or ef-
figies of Antiochus were
carried around by children
asking for Hanukkah money.
At the end of the day the ef-
figy would be set on fire to the
cries of, "Antiochus, Antio-
In many parts of the world
it is customary to devote time
to communal and charitable
affairs during Hanukkah.
There is, of course, the
widespread custom of giving
Hanukkah gelt (money) or,
more recently, presents to
children and students. The
intentions behind this include
spreading light and joy, giving
incentive to study, and hasten-
ing the coming of the Messiah.
This custom is actually quite
old and independent of the
parallel custom of giving pre-
sents on Christmas.
Food. Many have the custom
of eating dairy foods, e.g.,
cheese blintzes on Hanukkah.
Also common are dishes
cooked in oil. The most wide-
spread food for the holiday is
potato latkes.
There is a long tradition of
playing games of chance
during the evenings of the
holiday. Although this custom
was often under attack by rab-
binic leadership, it remained a
central element of the celebra-
tion. The most widely played
game is dreidel a derivate of
an old German gambling
game. At present it is played
with a four-sided top on
each side of which is one of the
letters nun, gimmel, heh, and
shin. Although these represent
various gambling terms, they
have been reinterpreted to
mean a great miracle hap-
pened here. In gematria, these
letters have the numerical
equivalent of 358, which is the
same as Messiah as well as
the phrase God is King,
God was King, God will be
Reprinted from the First
Jewish Catalogue.
Sheila and Alec
Engelstein and Family
Happy Chanukah
Happy Chanukah
Marilyn & Arnold Lampert
and Children
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Leo Mindlin
Kennedy A Personal Reminiscence
1 REMEMBER exactly
where I was and what I was
doing on Nov. 22, 1963, the
day President Kennedy was
I was on my way to address
a women's organization at a
private home on the bay. I had
already heard the first depres-
sing news reports and was
holding onto the dim hope
that Kennedy might yet
Apparently, none of the
women at the gathering knew
a thing about the tragic event
when I arrived. Ten minutes or
perhaps even less into my talk,
I could no longer go on. I quit
and told them why.
FIRST, there was stunned
silence. Then I heard some
sobbing. There were also a few
angry shouts of disbelief
mingled with comments that
what I had just made was a
cruel joke. One woman looked
up at me, linked my announce-
ment to an angry column I had
written about the President the
week before, and said that she
had never seen such a display
of bad taste as I was at that
moment guilty of.
When I first arrived to ad-
dress the gathering, I confided
in the director of the organiza-
tion who was waiting to greet
me at the door. Since, in the
confusion that was Dallas, the
news reports were still holding
onto the slender hope that Mr.
Kennedy might yet survive, we
swore one another to secrecy.
After all, the organization had
an important agenda, and we
agreed it was important to try
to carry on.
Now, she reappeared in the
room which she had left at the
beginning of my talk
apparently to find out if the
word from Dallas had changed
for the better. Against a
backdrop of the confusion I
had created, ana in quiet,
almost tearful tones, she an-
nounced that the President
was dead.
IN MY own mind, I recalled
a dinner with Mr. Kennedy I
attended only four days before
in honor of a meeting of Latin
American newspaper
publishers who were gathered
in Miami. It seemed suddenly
inconceivable to me that the
President should be gone;
after all, I had just seen and
heard him in a brilliant and
witty, if slightly sermonizing,
Many things have changed
in the intervening twenty
years. One is that I have
learned that it is an inflated
and smug bourgeois sensibility
that expects order in the
affairs of man. The fact is that
nothing is orderly, and so
nothing is predictable because
nothing, except death, is
Night no more follows day
as a determined necessity than
are the planets absolutely
ordained in their orbits and
periodicity. Or electrons in
theirs. Or that things must be
fair. Or good. Or that evil
never prevails.
IN THE intervening twenty
years, I have learned to
understand that it was
perfectly reasonable to be
thrilled by the President's
usual sparkle at a public
performance on one evening
and to be sickened and depres-
sed by his assassination several
days later.
Causality and determinacy
are propositions that only
those satisfied with the human
condition ever come to
embrace as a supposed law of
nature. Those who are
dissatisfied with the human
condition the hungry and
the oppressed for example
could hardly mind
"unpredictable" change if it
improves their human condi-
This, in fact, is what Pres-
ident Kennedy had come to tell
the newspaper publishers.
With an eye focused on the
explosive nature of the Latin
American political future, he
had come to share with them
one of his most intimate
AS A MEMBER of a rich
family, he said, he learned
quicly that if he wanted to
hold onto what was his, he
must be willing to share at
least a small part of it with
those who had nothing.
Hunger or any other kind of
human misery, he said, was a
constant threat to his own
human condition, and giving
up that small share to help
alleviate misery was the best
way he knew how to assure
that he would not lose all of
his good fortune.
It was a splendid message
because it was so uniquely
American absolutely
Jamesian in its pragmatism. I
knew then, as all of us have
since learned by events in
Latin America, that the
message would certainly go
What occurred at that
meeting with the powerful and
wealthy publishers was that
their self-interest prevented
them from accepting the
notion of sharing any of it.
The bourgeois commitment to
determinacy caused them to
conclude that sharing and
acquisition of wealth and
power do not compute.
MANY OF those publishers
at the dinner have surely seen
their day since then, Latin
American affairs being what
they are, so volatile and often
violent. But that they have lost
out can no more be related to
their bourgeois selfishness
than 1 should be horrified,
speaking before a women's
gathering, that so bright and
quick a mind as President
Kennedy's was snuffed out
less than a week later in
Dallas after I had seen him in
There was no more
deterministic necessity in the
punishment of the publishers
for their human insensitivity
and even frank greed than
there was protection for Pres-
ident Kennedy in his commit-
ment to social good from the
malevolence of Lee Harvey
Oswald. Or "divine retri-
bution" in Oswald's own
assassination at the hands of
Jack Ruby.
What is it, then, that I
mourn on this twentieth anni-
versary? It is -the passing of a
spirit in the land, which was
not seen after the presidency
of FDR. Or since President
Kennedy's passing.
FOR ALL of his imperfec-
tions in office, and he surely
had many, his was a spirit that
was literate and filled with the
divine capacity to inspire.
Rooted in the knowledge of
our history, he could evoke the
past as a spark of hope in our
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Iritain Nixed Oil Deal
JNow Sun Oil Suit Claims $ 15 Million
F^y.Pecenrf)erV1983/The Jewish F Page 19
spring of 1981, Britain
J& a private deal under
Cj, 13 tanker loads of
|h Sea oil worth more than
i million would have been
ed to Israel.
< matter has finally come
Lht following a prolonged
[battle between two of the
panies involved. As a
h, the British government
bw trying to prevent the
fpean Court of Justice
i deciding whether or not
tin's refusal to supply Is-
jbreaches its commitments
[member of the fcuropean
jiomic Community (EEC).
dispute stems from a
_al to load a cargo of oil,
[by Sun International, the
I's 12th biggest oil
', to a Swiss
[[diary of Bulk Oil, an
national shipping and oil
king concern.
Faring that the oil
(bound for Haifa, British
oleum (BP) refused to
I the first tanker at the
I Sullom Voe terminal in
ihetland Islands, north of
Iland. BP operates the
final which was officially
ed only two weeks before
incident occurred.
ad, the oil was removed
for sale on the spot
pet. Sun has sued Bulk Oil
breach of contract,
ring a total of $15 million
t profits and interest.
le two companies have
[been involved in parallel
I battles in Italy and in the
fd States where the Corn-
Department is also
I alleged violations of
oycott legislation.
fiuiries by this corres-
ent show that the deal be-
I Sun Oil and Bulk Oil
Pipped in the but when BP
|ered that the oil was
| for Haifa, even though
par was given as its
^ destination. The whole
was for nearly 900,000
PI crude oil over a period
[months. It would have
h'ed the first known
of British oil to Israel.
LEAST six companies
Involved in various stages
I deal. The oil had been
pI m the North Sea by
IWll sold it to Svenska
fum. the Swedish state
f party, which in turn
,0 Sun. Bulk Oil had
1 'I on behalf of Delek
Israel's three main
groups, which arranged
M be transported by
E Services, a Haifa
I'"1? agency.
|ind198.S,ai:,ed l take
I 'I 1981 when world oil
P*fre beginning to
I b ,T ,hc Portages
> tne revolution in
luslv r!. ISrae,is had
RSf'ftfon Iran for
1KM* oil rea-uire-
Sh,e fall of the Shah
J ^already turned to
m Egypt for 40
512 prccnt of J
, spec.veiy; i, had a
Ld^ terminated
p,d no< be left without
rearfu cntained a
N ate '.'Desination
alWays in line with
exporting country's govern-
ment policy. United Kingdom
government policy at present
does not allow delivery to
South Africa." The first
shipment was to have been
collected by the 50,000-ton
Greek-registered tanker
George B. Sphikas, com-
manded by Capt. Trian-
On May 19, 1981, British
Petroleum questioned the
vessel's bill of lading which
said "Gibraltar for orders."
This meant the cargo was to go
to Gibraltar where the Master
would receive further sailing
Asked to report the final
destination, Bulk checked with
the vessel's Israeli charterers
and was instructed to
designate Haifa.
On May 24, the George B.
Sphikas reached the sea lanes
off the Sullan Voe Harbor but.
was told that it would not be
granted entry. While further
telex messages were exchanged
by the parties concerned, the
ship steamed around slowly.
Finally, on May 30 it was told
to leave the area, with its tanks
still empty.
IN REFUSING to load her,
the British oil authorities were
following guidelines first
issued on January 31 by the
then Energy Secretary, Tony
At the time, Benn had been
asked in Parliament how he
was dealing with the threat to
oil supplies caused by the
cessation of Iranian exports.
He replied: "The Government
will expect oil companies
exporting North Sea crude to
do so in the markets of our
partners in the International
Energy Agency and in the
European Community. This
expectation in no way cuts
across the maintenance, to the
extent possible, of any existing
patterns of trade outside those
Although Benn had not
named Israel, he had
effectively excluded it because
Israel was not a member of
either of the organizations he
mentioned and was not an
existing customer. He did not
exclude Finland which,
although belonging to neither
the IEA nor EEC, was an
existing customer. Ironically,
although this ruling was issued
to deal with an international
oil shortage, it was to remain
the basis of British oil export
policy even though the oil
market has since been
transformed from famine to
THE POLICY was restated
as recently as last month when
the question was raised at a
London meeting between
Peter Waker, the present
Energy Secretary, and his
Israeli counterpart, Yitzhak
British officials strongly
deny that it is intended to
discriminate against Israel,
pointing out that although
other countries are affected by
it only Israel continues to
protest publicly. They also
point out that Britain sells
Israel coal.
Benn told this corres-
pondent that he was aware,
when first announcing the
guidelines four years ago, that
Israel would be excluded but
he had first ascertained that
the U.S. had guaranteed
Israel's oil supplies.
Despite British assurances,
Israel's oil purchasing agents
believe that the elaborate
formula for refusing to supply
Israel is intended to protect
major British oil companies
with stakes in the Arab world,
primarily British Petroleum.
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Abram Calls Vicious Cartoon
JCC News
The Jewish Community Center is planning the biggest
community celebration of Chanukah, for people of all
ages, to be held Sunday, Dec. 4, 1983 from 12:30-4:30
p.m. at Camp Shalom (Belvedere Rd., one mile west of the
For the youngsters there will be a moon-walk, hayride,
pony ride, cartoons, balloons, Chanukah Bag Lady, face
painting, David McGee, Juggler, and special games.
For the adults there will be live entertainment including
Israeli dancing by the Village Royalettes, the Hod Hasaron
Singers from Israel, Actors Repertory Theatre production
of "Their Own People."
For the palate there will be falafel, latkes, hot dogs, cold
and hot drinks, home bake sale plus cotton candy.
The day also includes a special Menorah Lighting
Admission is SI per person, 75 cents for Seniors and 50
cents for children under 12 years of age.
Dance to the Light of the Moon
The Jewish Community Center's Young Singles, Career
Singles and Serendipety and their friends are invited to
attend a Square Dance, Bonfire and Keg Party to be held
at Camp Shalom (Belvedere Road, one mile west of the
Turnpike). Sat., Dec. 17,1983 at 8:30p.m.
No need to know how to dance. Come and enjoy the fun
of doing and learning. Mixups are allowed.
The fee for the evening is $5 for JCC members and $7.50
for non-members.
Call Joan, 689-7700, for additional information.
Singles Singles Singles .
December 14, 1984, Mr. Carl Anthony Steele has invited
the Jewish Community Singles and their friends to a
special Investment Seminar to be held at the Royce Hotel
from 2-4:30 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.
There is no admission fee. Come and learn how, where
and when to secure your funds and future. Reservations
are necessary.
Call Joan at 689-7700 for reservations and information.
Happy Chanukah
Alfred Golden, President
Keith Kronish, F.D. & V.P.
Carl Grossberg
Jack Kasdan
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Chanukah Greetings
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'Outrageous' Soviet Propaganda
NEW YORK A "vicious
cartoon, which gives the lie to
the Soviet Anti-Zionist Com-
mittee's claim that it is not
anti-Semitic," appeared in a
recent Ukrainian publication,
according to Morris B.
Abram, chairman of the Na-
tional Conference on Soviet
Jewry (NCSJ).
Abram said the caricatures
of Jews, published in the satir-
ical journal Perets, "openly
employed Czarist and Nazi-
like stereotypes of Jews as
arch evil conspirators The
cartoon is all the more outra-
geous," he said, "because it
also suggests Jews were in col-
lusion with Hitler to destroy
their own people." He des-
cribed the drawing as follows:
HEADED "Israeli
Conquerors in Lebanon," it
shows several Jewish figures
sitting on a tank and pouring
over a map labeled "Con-
centration camps 1933-1945
In the background, civilians
are being rounded up by gun-
toting recruits. The caption
.reads: 'Start building the
camps according to the models
already tried.' This atrocious
insinuation demonstrates a
gross insensitivity to the
memory of the millions of
Jews who perished at the
hands of the Nazis and their
According to the NCSJ,
some Ukrainian anti-Soviet
elements participated in the
arrest and murder of Jews
during World War II.
Abram stressed that "al-
though the word 'Jew' is not
mentioned, the ihin veneer of
'anti'Zionism' is remarkably
transparent. Drawn with
stereotypical features straight
out of Nazi propaganda
posters and material used to
incite Czarist pogroms, the
cartoon features a bearded,
hook-nosed figure in the tradi-
tional black hat and coat of
some East European Ortho-
dox Jews. Labeled 'Zionism',
he goads several long-nosed
men in battle fatigues. The
tank is emblazoned with the
Star of David."
Zip Print
3030 South Dixie Highway
Watt Palm Beach
Ali and Paul Sumers
and Family
Chanukah Greetings
Happy Chanukah
The Bachrach Family
Chanukah Greetings
Alan and Thaila Cohen
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Friday, December 2,1983 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 21
Third Israeli Strike Scores in Lebanon m. hw > no.-
.ibility. reconnaissance missions over
isters, including Deputy Pre- M-ai^kiL ___ :... tne Beirut area and further
mier David Levy, that a Syrian Mcanwhile, Israel, aircraft ,rtrfh
TEL AVIV In less than
... week, Israel struck
In on the Syrian-held
ountains east of Beirut. Ac-
ting to Kol Yisrael, as
iany as 18 warplanes struck a
ialf-dozen villages in their 45-
linute attack.
This was the first retaliatory
irike this month against
argets in Lebanese territory
idd by Syrian forces. Israel
iromptly acknowledged that
be plane was downed by
ound fire, although Syria
limed two planes. The pilot
Ejected and parachuted safely
to an area held by the Leb-
THE PILOT was later
jcked up by an Israel Air
'orce helicopter. In Beirut, re-
fers said that Syrian arms
. was directed at the pilot
rachuting to earth, but he
:aped "in good health."
The plane crashed about a
ilf-mile from Beirut airport,
here some 1,800 U.S.
larines who are part of the
iiiltinational force patrolling
ie Lebanese capital maintain
icir headquarters the same
:adquarters bombed by Arab
rrorists on Oct. 23, when
ime230 Marines perished.
Marine spokesman Wayne
lones insisted that neither the
larines nor the U.S. Navy
id been informed in advance
if Israel's intention to strike.
cording to Israeli command
kesmen here, the air strike
came in response to a long
ties of attacks and attempted
jitacks against Israeli occupa-
lon forces in Southern
According to Cabinet Secre-
y Dan Meridor, Israel is not
(king war with Syria, "but
ill continue lo defend itself
chasing the terrorists into
eir bases.
eviously pounded two
errilla bases and training
flips in eas-ern Lebanon
Nov. 16 said to have been the
aging area tor the Nov. 4
uck-bomb attack on Israeli
ilitary headquarters in Tyre
d the similar attack of Oct.
on U.S. Marine and French
ilitary headquarters in
A military spokesman said
rate hits were scored
completely destroyed
otn bases and camp areas and
djacent munitions dumps. He
P all Israeli aircraft re-
Ned safely to their bases.
eirut radio reported that the
raids caused heavy
sualnes among the guerrilla
wees in the target area.
[Military sources said the
Fgets were some seven kilo-
peters east of Rayak in the
PUbek area of the Bekaa
Pgf. According to the Is-
F'. the bases were utilized
P ine Iranian "Guardians of
F< Iranian Revolution" and
MB allied pro-Iranian Shiite
C2" ^"P headed by
Fussein Mrussawi who was
P" to have been in the area at
P time of the attack.
U k.v- ,6 attack was
Lmil,srael sincc '" jets
PJM terrorist bases in Leb-
j0" '["mediately after the
I a bombing in Tyre which
P* Je lives of 29 Israeli ser-
frswand31 Lcban-
lat 2. i,ab here s"8ested
I!2;f,8r' Defense: Force
E a rthcr retaliation be-
lion LWa.s *w"ihg punitive
F deaS th "Jnited States for
Kan^of 230 Marines and
Prs m Beirut last month.
E Americans reportedly
had asked Israel to pinpoint
the bases from which the at-
tacks were launched. But when
the U.S. failed to act up to
now, the Israel Air Force was
ordered to destroy the bases
officials here said.
They said the Israeli action
was in line with the policy of
retaliation for any assaults on
Israeli personnel in Lebanon
and that such raids would con-
tinue as long as necessary.
Military sources here said that
care was taken to ensure ac-
curacy in the air strike to avoid
harming Syrian army units de-
ployed close to the target area.
SENIOR ARMY officers
told Israeli military corres-
pondents that the IDF did not
believe that Syria is planning
an imminent attack on Israel,
though the possibility could
not be ruled out completely in
the future. The officers
seemed to be trying to deescal-
ate tension in the region and
play down the recent conten-
tion by some government min-

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Page22 The Jewish Floridianof Palm Beach County. Friday. December2,1983
Israelis Stunned By Inflation,
Fear Situation Will Worsen
cost-of-living index rose by
21.2 percent during October,
the highest monthly increase
since the establishment of Is-
rael in 1948.
The Central Bureau of
Statistics, which released the
figures, forecast a similar in-
crease during November,
which would amount to an an-
nual inflation rate of 180
percent this year.
Histadrut Director General
Yeruham Meshel and leaders
of industry expressed shock
and surprise at the unpreced-
ented rise, higher than even
the most pessimistic econ-
omists had been forecasting up
before the official announce-
would demand that an interim
cost-of-living increment be
paid on November salaries on
December 1, in advance of the
next regular increase due with
Mark I. Greenberg, D.D.S.
is pleased to announce the relocation
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Some of man's greatest achievers have been women.
January salaries. The COL in-
crease payment then is
expected to be in the vicinity
of 40-50 percent.
The 21.2 percent increase
was due largely to sudden
price hikes at the beginning of
October, followed by a reduc-
tion of government subsidies
for essential foodstuffs and
services and the 23 percent
devaluation of the Shekel.
Many food items rose in price
by 75 percent during October.
The 40-50 percent price hike
for foods and services which
hit consumers will con-
tribute to the equally high
inflation rate predicted for
Even in advance of the
announcement, many firms
and institutions were talking
of impending catastrophe.
University heads said they may
have to close down institutions
of higher learning next month
because of cash shortages.
they would have to close wards
if the government did not sup-
ply cash for supplies and sal-
aries immediately. The di-
rector of a Tiberias hospital
said anyone who broke a leg
would have to limp to the
hospital, and bring his
own bread, bandages and
headache pills. "We won't
have any to give him or her,"
he said.
The Ata textile complex,
which employs some 6,000
workers in the Haifa and the
Galilee regions, said it may be
forced to close in December
because of delays in govern-
ment aid. Management
spokesman said there was no
cash available to pay bus com-
panies hired to transport
workers, or raw cotton and
yarn supplies because of out-
standing debts, and no money
to meet the payroll.
The anticipated 180 percent
inflation for 1983 is double the
rate forecast of former Fin-
ance Minister Yoram A rid or
who had claimed that his
"correct economic policy"
would reduce inflation to
below 100 percent. Now, for
the first time, economic re-
porters are beginning to talk
of "hyperinflation on the lines
of the German catastrophe of
the 1920s."
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December 3
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Temple Beth David Art Auction 7:30 p.m.
Lakes Temple Sisterhood dinner dance
December 4
Jewish Community Center Chanukah celebration .
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League for Israel 1 p.m. Golden Lakes Temni)
Sisterhood board 10 a.m. Temple B'nai Jacnh
Sisterhood Chanukah Party 3 p.m. Hadassah mill
- flea market 10 a.m. Temple B'nai Jacob dedication
3 p.m. Jewish War Veterans 408 9:30 a.m a jS
War Veterans # 501 Jewish Federation Single Fu
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December 5
Brandeis University Women Boynton Beach board-1
p.m. Women's American ORT Mid Palm board-l
p.m. Jewish Community Day School board 7:30p.m
Women's American ORT Rishona 9:30 a.m.
Congregation Anshei Sholom Men's Club board
Hadassah Tikvah board -1 p.m. Congregation Anshei
Sholom Sisterhood board 9:30 a.m. B'nai B'rhh
# 3016 board 3 p.m. B'nai B'rith # 3046 board 3
p.m. Pioneer Women Orah board 10 a.m.
Hadassah Chai HMO Luncheon noon Temple
Emanu-El Sisterhood board Jewish Federate
Campaign Meeting 5 p.m.
December 6
Hadassah Henrietta Szold 1 p.m. Temple Israel
Brotherhood 7:30 p.m. Pioneer Women Erzat- board
- 10 a.m. Women's League for Israel -1 p.m. Pioneer
Women Cypress Lakes board -12:30 p.m. B'nai B'rith
Women Chai board 7:30 p.m. Yiddish Culture
Group Century Village 10 a.m. Women's American
ORT West Palm Beach board 12:30 p.m. Brandeis
University Women Epcot thru 12-8 Women's American
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Executive Committee 6 p.m. and Board of Directors I
December 7
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Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood 12:30 p.m. Temple
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8 p.m. Temple Israel Sisterhood board 7 p.m.
Hadassah Lake Worth board 10 a.m. Jewish
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Women Ezrat Chanukah party 6 p.m. Community
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December 8
Temple Beth Sholom board 9:30 a.m. American
Jewish Congress board Pioneer Women Na'Amat
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False 'Open Letter'
Soviet Jews Circulate Obvious Lie
Friday, December 2,1983 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 23
leaders of the Sovct Jewry
Lement here have de-
tunced as blatantly false an
Lizens of Jewish nationality
tddressed to American Jews
Eiing them to discount
feports of anti-Semitism in the
Referring to the "open
i-uer" which was carried by
Tass the official Soviet News
taency. several days ago,
Morris Abram, chairman of
[the National Conference on
oviet Jewry (NCSJ) said it
ms "a blatant example of
oviet hypocrisy." Herbert
Kronish, chairman of the
Greater New York Conference
on Soviet Jewry (GNYCSJ),
called the letter an "absurd
and tragic lie."
associated with the "Anti-
Zionist Committee of the
Soviet Public." Their letter
said, "We understand that it
may be difficult for some
American Jews whose fathers
and grandfathers fled from
Czarist Russia to escape
pogroms to realize that the
roots of national discord have
long been eliminated in the
Soviet Union."
The letter claimed further
that the Soviet Union has been
"falsely reported as being
hostile to the existence of
Israel" whereas it opposes
only Zionist policies.
American Jews were urged to
work with the Soviet people
for world peace.
Abram observed that the
letter "was a propaganda
offensive tailored to Western
readers couched in
appeals for 'world peace' from
selected Jews, and used the
standard line that the Soviet
Union has nothing against the
state of Israel except its
'Zionist policies.' He added,
"To claim that one is not anti-
Jewish or anti-Israel while
conveniently designating as
'Zionist' a myriad of evils is
Orwellian 'double-think' that
fools no one."
"Claims that anti-Semitism
have been rooted out of Soviet
society are absurd and a tragic
lie. Visitors to the USSR,
including my wife and myself,
in 1977 and again in 1982, can
testify to collectively meeting
thousands of Jews who are
regularly subjected to KGB
violence, denied access to
higher education, prevented
from studying and teaching
Hebrew, and are targeted by
blatant anti-Semitic attacks."
Both Abram and Kronish
suggested that the letter
carried by Tass was an attempt
to counteract the worldwide
outcry which arose
when Soviet Jewish activist
Iosif Begun was sentenced to
12 years' imprisonment and
internal exile because he
taught Hebrew and sought to
emigrate to Israel.
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Page 24 The Jewish Floridian ol Palm Beach County / Friday, December 2,1983
Arabs Quit UN Chamber As
Herzog Pleads for Peace
(JTA) President Chaim
Herzog of Israel appealed last
week to the Arab nations to
open a dialogue with Israel
and negotiate for peace. "Let
us forget the bitterness of the
past and move forward to-
gether on a basis of mutual
respect and tolerance to a new
era, which will bring healing
recovery and advance to a
region which has suffered so
much," Herzog declared.
The Israeli President's ap-
peal was made in the course of
his address to the United Na-
tions General Assembly, Her-
zog, who was the former Is-
raeli Ambassador to the UN,
said, "I turn once again to our
neighbors and to the represen-
tatives of the great Arab
nation and the peoples of
Islam, in the name of our
common heritage and the
golden ages of cooperation be-
tween our people in the past,
and say, "Let us renew our
days as in the past for our
mutual benefit and for the
benefit of the peoples of our
AT THE opening of his
speech most of the Arab dele-
gates at the General Assembly
hall rose up and left the hall.
The Egyptian delegation
stayed. Lebanon's representa-
tive was absent. The Iraqi del-
egation tried to prevent Her-
zog from speaking by raising a
point of order. The Iraqi rep-
resentative claimed that "the
State of Israel" is an unclear
term because Israel occupies
Arab land, and therefore Her-
zog should be prevented from
The President of the Assem-
bly, Jorge Illueca of Panama,
rejected the Iraqi contention
pointing out that Israel is a
member state regardless of UN
resolutions taken on various
Middle East issues. Herzog
then proceeded to speak.
Herzog devoted the opening
paragraph of his 19 page
speech to criticism of the
United Nations and its treat-
ment of Israel. "As I look at
this Assembly, I am grieved to
pain to note that politics of
fear still persist. Here, the de-
monstrative departure from
this hall of the delegates of
some countries summed up for
you in the most succinct
manner the problems that
Israel faces in the Middle East.
Here you see the problem of
the unwillingness of nations to
listen to each other, to enter
into a dialogue, to try to un-
derstand each other," Herzog
TURNING TO the issue of
Lebanon, the Israeli President
reiterated Israel's declared in-
tention of withdrawing all its
forces from Lebanon "subject
to satisfactory arrangements
being made which will ensure
that Lebanon will not be used
again as a base for attacks on
Israeli territory." He said as
the start of this process Israel
withdrew partially from Leb-
anon, south to the Awali
"I wish to emphasize that
the partial withdrawal we
made to the Awali River is
part of an overall withdrawal
within the framework of the
agreement reached with the
government of Lebanon,
which the government of
Israel proposes to make in due
course, subject to the neces-
sary satisfactory arrangements
being made to guarantee that
Lebanon will not be used as a
base for hostile action against
Israel," he said.
Herzog warned however
that Syria's massive military
presence in Lebanon increases
the danger that Lebanon will
become once more a base for
attacks against Israel. "There-
fore the sooner Syria accedes
to the Lebanese government's
demand to remove its occupy-
ing army from Lebanon the
better will it be for Lebanon
and for the prospects of
bringing peace and stability to
the entire region," he said.
Egypt to return to the negotia-
tions for Palestinian auto-
nomy within the Camp David
framework and urged Jordan
and representatives of the Pal-
estinians in the West Bank to
join in those negotiations as
the only way to peace and a
solution of the Palestinian
He also appealed to the So-
viet Union to give equal rights
to its Jewish citizens and to
allow those who wished to, to
emigrate to Israel. He called
on all other countries, includ-
ing Syria, to open their doors
to Jewish citizens who wish to
go to Israel.
Richard, Esther
sosha & Max
Happy Chanukah
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Staci, Tami & Gary Lesser
To our family A friends
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Happy Chanukah
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Happy Chanukah
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Healthy A Happy Chanukah
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Wishing all our friends A family
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