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The Jewish Floridian the voice of the Jewish community of Palm Beach County
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Jewish Floridian (Palm Beach, Fla. : 1982)
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Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
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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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VOICE OF
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VOLUME 9-NUMBER 39
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9,1983
PRICE 35 CENTS
U.S., Israel Eye Strategic Arrangement
k DAVID FRIEDMAN
[aSHINGTON (JTA)
Iresident Chaim Herzog of
\\ emerged from a 30-
Lie meeting with President
Ean at the White House to
are that it left him "once
reassured about the
relationships that exist
teen Israel and the United
is and the commonality of
tests that we have."
|erzog said he raised the
t of how to strengthen this
|ionship but refused to
I any details. He said he
light Reagan a "message"
Israel which "describes
[situation as we see it" in
[Middle East, a situation
lh he called "very, very
IE ISRAELI President
he also discussed the
labilities for future
|incemcnt of the peace
ess in the Middle East,
ng that he expressed
.fs "appreciation" that
|U.S. "is the main and
powerful element in the
of peace in the Middle
it
[hite House press spokes-
i Larry Speakes noted that
pan's meeting with Herzog
place "in a time of
American-Israeli
eration." He said Reagan
^firmed t0 President
log our unswerving
Jmitment to Israel's
ty."
gan also told Herzog
he was "looking
M to his discussions
Israeli Premier Yitzhak
ir which. Speakes said,
> be "on the full range of
\ on the U.S.-Israeli
He said they would
ways for "enhanced
ration" between Israel
and the U.S. and how they can
work together for solutions to
the problems of the Middle
East.
SHAMIR, accompanied by
Israeli Defense Minister
Moshe Arens, was to have a
working luncheon with the
President at the White House
Tuesday. He was also to be a
guest that evening at a dinner
hosted by Vice President
George Bush. The two Israelis
were scheduled to meet with
Secretary of State George
Shultz and Defense Secretary
Caspar Weinberger. Donald
Rumsfeld, Reagan's special
envoy to the Middle East,
returned from his first visit to
that region to take part in the
meetings this week.
Herzog, who ended his 10-
day visit to the U.S. recently,
was not at the White House on
a State visit, since he came to
the U.S. principally to address
the Council of Jewish Federa-
tions Generql Assembly in At-
lanta and the United Nations
General Assembly in New
York. He did not therefore re-
ceive the ceremonial honors
that were Riven Shamir when
he arrived at the White House
exactly one week later.
The Herzog visit, at a time
of increasing cooperation be-
tween Israel and the U.S. is
also in contrast to the similar
visit Herzog's predecessor,
President Yitzhak Navon,
made to Reagan last January.
At that time, relations between
Washington and Jerusalem
were at a low ebb. Some
Administration officials saw
the warm welcome accorded
Navon as a way to help those
in Israel who were building up
the then President as a
possible Labor opponent to
then Premier Menachem
Begin.
Earlier, Herzog received an
honorary doctorate of humane
letters from Georgetown
University, the oldest Catholic
university in the U.S. In his
address there, he warned that
"democracy is on the wane"
throughout the world and
stressed the need for
preserving its values shared by
Israel and the U.S.
"I WAS nurtured on the
twin concepts of Judaism and
Continued on Page 4
Arens: No Concessions
Falwell Questions Reagan Peace Initiative
Ida
By DAVID LANDAU
And GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
lerry Falwell, leader of the
Vloral Majority, has predicted
here that the Reagan Admin-
istration would "moderate"
its call for a freeze of Israeli
settlements on the West Bank
and its support of Palestinian
self-rule in the territory, linked
to Jordan.
Those are key elements of
the peace plan announced by
President Reagan on
September 1, 1982. The Ad-
ministration has stated re-
peatedly since then that it
stands by the plan which was
totally rejected by Israel at the
time and failed to induce
either Palestinians or Jordan
to enter negotiations with
Israel.
FALWELL, a strong
supporter of Reagan, told a
JERRY FALWELL: thunder in Jerusalem
press conference here that
while he is "the best President
in my lifetime," he disagreed
with his formula for a peaceful
settlement of the Palestinian
problem. "There is no way
that Israel can surrender so
much of its real estate (the
West Bank and Gaza) to
hostile forces and hope to re-
main free Anyone
intimately familiar (with Mid-
dle Eastern affairs) cannot
agree with that," Falwell
declared.
The Moral Majority, a coa-
lition of right-wing evangelical
Christians in the U.S., was
holding a convention here.
The 630 delegates were ad-
dressed by Defense Minister
Moshe Arens who stated flatly
that Israel would make no
concessions whatever on the
West Bank. He said the U.S.
should back Israel's position
on the territories.
"If the U.S. wants Israel to
be strong and I know that it
does it must understand
that Israel cannot be strong if
these areas (West Bank and
Gaza) are cut off from the
territory controlled bv the
State of Israel," Arens said.
HE SAID that those who
contend that Israeli conces-
sions would relieve it of some
of the burdens of defense
"simply do not know whom
we are dealing with here in the
Mideast" where "hostility is
endemic to the area."
Arens, who accompanied
Premier Yitzhak Shamir to
Washington for a meeting
with President Reagan Tues-
day, said, "(We) are going
hopeful that a new chapter will
Continued on Page 4
Community Division Formed For Federation Campaign
[Myron J. Nickman, general
firman of the 1984 Jewish
Iteration of Palm Beach
W'yLJiA camPaign. has
Jinounccd the formation of a
jommunity Division
ppnsed of the residents of
f fountains. Lands of the
C "! uRoyal Pa,m
Ej u,orfJ Pa,m Bcach-
Enc San,d' Palm BeaC"
' La>ke Park> Jupter.
J'Po.ne Country Club and
Bnm.n M0nLaL N"*man also
Kd p,thlappoin,ment of
En t0 chair ,he
[According to Nickman. the
RjJMinily Division >Jg|
Wort.ntIefhef SCVertl
6mm area of the
KTul2 a umfied
ker Jr. ^ein* created to
Iwork, 8li,8anddeve,P
k 'o share talents and
8C- The Community
Hedge
Division will cover the largest
geographic area of the
campaign.
Bernard Plisskin, newly
appointed chairman of the
Community Division, came to
Palm Beach County in 1975
from Cleveland, Ohio. He is a
graduate of Yeshiva College in
New York and has been
involved with communal
activities for many years. He is
a board member of the United
Way of Palm Beach County, a
board member of the Jewish
Federation and of the Morse
Geriatric Center. Plisskin is
involved as a Hospice volun-
teer and is a member of the
American Jewish Committee.
"Bernie is a fine leader and
an experienced campaign
worker. His leadership at the
Lands of the Presidents helped
raise record campaign totals,"
stated Nickman. "We know
that Bernie will maximize the
potential of the Community
Division this year."
Other experienced leaders
from the Jewish community
have been appointed by
Nickman to serve as chairmen
of the various regions within
the Community Division. Dr.
Jerome Lorber, chairman of
the Fountains campaign, is
working with his committee to
plan a cocktail party and golf
tournament luncheon. Milton
Gold, chairman of the Royal
Palm Beach campaign, is also
planning a golf tournament in
addition to a Special Gifts
Event.
As co-chairmen of the
Lands of the Presidents
campaign, Dr. Lester Silver-
man and Barry Berg are now
Bernard Plisskin, chairman
Community Division
beginning to coordinate their
campaign committee.
Eastpointe Country Club
campaign chairman, Lester
Continued on Page 11
U'ect Renewal Supplement In This Issue


Pag2 The Jewish FToridian of Palm Beach Coonty / FrMay, December 9,1963
Dora Roth Speaks
Eloquently For Jews, Israel
By LOUISE ROSS
Assistant News Coordinator
It is of great importance to
Dora Roth to make people
aware that "every dollar that
goes to Israel is another smile
of a Jewish child." For Dora,
who is in South Florida for
several weeks as a Federation
United Jewish Appeal fund-
raiser, the smiles of Jewish
children translate into the sur-
vival of a people, her people.
As a victim of Nazi barbarism
during her teen years, she
knows firsthand the vital
necessity of building a strong
Jewish State.
Dora was born in Poland to
a very Zionistic family. Her
father, revealed to the Nazis as
a Jewish journalist, was shot
Dora Rota
by them. When Dora was eight
she was confined with her
Lion of Judah Training Session
I
The Lion of Jadah Cocktail Reception Committee met recently
to finalize plans for the Dec. 14 eveat that will be held at the
home of Mrs. Jerome Newmaa of Palm Beach at 4 p.m. The
committee heard Naacy Lipoff, [third from left] a member of
the National Women's Board of United Jewish Appeal, speak
about the Lion of Jadah $5,000 minimum category and the
commitment to Israel that it represents. Also addressing the
meeting were [left to right] Berenice Rogers and Mildred Hecht,
co-chairmen, and Marilyn Grant [far right], Project Renewal
coordinator, who brought the women aa update from Hod
Hasharon.
Mrs Jerome A Newman
requests the honor of your presence
at the
Lion of Judah Cocktail Reception
in support of the Women's Division
of the
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County/UJA Campaign
Wednesday. December 14. 1983. 4 00 P.M.
at her home
Palm Beach. Florida
Special Guest
Harriet Zimmerman
Ncrtonol Charman of the Women's Division of the United Jewish Appeal
Minimum commitment S6 000
to the Jewish Federation of
Polm Beach County
RSVP Jewish Federation ol
Palm Beach Count, dJ2 2120
Two committee members, Ruth Lerner [left] and Ireae
Korhauser [third from left], converse with Berenice Rogers
[second from left], co-chairman, and Naacy Lipoff [right] Lion
of Jadah trainer.
family in a ghetto until it was
destroyed in 1942. Dora, her
sister and mother were
separated from her brother
and sent to one of the worst
extermination camps, Stuthof.
"My mother died from
hunger," Dora relates. "She
gave her last crust of bread to
me. My sister died in the gas
chamber. At the age of 11, I
was left to struggle by myself.
I was a good-looking little girl.
Once I was standing in line,
waiting to enter the gas
chamber. The German guard
looked at me and said, 'This
rotten Jewish child what
beautiful eyes she has. She
doesn't need to die yet.' He
pulled me out of line.
"Since my character was to
fight, I did survive, but I don't
know how. I was hungry,
thirsty, beaten up a few times.
In 1945 the Germans knew
they were beaten but didn't
want to leave a camp filled
with Jews, so they did all they
could to make the end quicker.
If, a year before, we had been
receiving a water ration and
soup and a piece of bread once
a day, at the end they cut
everything. We got water once
a week, but there was snow we
could melt to drink.
"I had a dream in the
concentration camp. I dreamt
I would catch Hitler when the
war was over and put him in a
cage which was surrounded by
wonderful food bananas and
oranges and chocolate. He
would not be able to reach it. I
would take the cage all over
the world and change the
food, making it better and
better, and he would look at
this and slowly die from
hunger.
"On the day of liberation,
most of the remaining women
prisoners were shot. I was shot
twice in the back. The Rus-
sians entered the camp, and I
was taken to an army hospital
where I was operated on. A
few days later I was moved to
a civilian hospital where I
spent the next seven months,
undergoing three more opera-
tions. I had also developed
lung disease from the hunger.
"The American Joint
Distribution Committee had
opened a hospital for sur-
vivors in Italy. I was brought
there and stayed for two and a
half years."
After Roth regained her
health, she studied to be a
registered nurse. She wanted
to live and work in Israel. She
made Aliyah to Israel in 1952,
married a gynecologist, and
had two children. After 26
years of marriage, her
husband died of leukemia.
After his death, she studied
public relations at the Univer-
sity of Haifa. For the past four
years she has been a liaison
between depressed Israeli
neighborhoods and American
communities. She has also
raised funds for the Associa-
tion of Soldiers' Welfare
which teaches illiterate soldiers
how to read and write.
Roth speaks eloquently of
the need for Project Renewal
to upgrade the distressed,
mostly Sephardic. neighbor-
hoods in Israel. "I don't know
if American Jews know how
important it is for Israel. The
people in the Project Renewal
towns have the highest birth
rate. There is little Aliyah to
Israel in the last few years
while at the same time Israelis
M>m
The Palm Beach County Jewish community w
over the past two decades into one of the fasten -
Jewish communities in this country. We have h^
cessfui in building a strong and viable Jewish 2 *
because of the many dedicated men and wommEA
built and will continue to build a strong foundatiT *
which this community will thrive. We now /nfrw po'
to more of our .. n'rouctnt
Community Builders
1984 Federation
Committee Chairmen
Robert E. List, chiinj
Haverhill Site Connjtj
president Robert I
List Co. Realtors; aj
uate Bowdoin CoLl
Brunswick, Maine; Board
of Trustees Morse Ge.
latric Center; Board of
Directors Jewish Feden-
tion of Palm Beach Co
ty; past campaign chii-
man and president of the]
Jewish Federation of Pihj
Beach County; past presi-1
dent Palm Beach Boardofl
Realtors.
Stanley Brenner, co-chair-
man Endowment Com-
mittee Partner in the
firm Laventhal and Hor-
wath; BS in Business Ad-
ministration, Northeast-
ern University; Board of
Directors United Way,
Jewish Community Cen-
ter; treasurer Morse Ger-
iatric Center; treasurer
Hanley-Hazelden, drug
abuse center; past presi-
dent East Coast Chapter
of CPA's; past president
and campaign chairman
Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County.
t
JEWISH
rTDEMIK>l
OFBUMDEACH
COUNTY
Join them in helping
to Share the Vision
are emigrating. The future of
Israel depends on its people.
Out of the Renewal neighbor-
hoods come most of our
children. In simple words, the
safety of Israel lies in those
kids. They are the future
soldiers, doctors, scientists,
etc. If we don't give them a
better quality of life, then,
everything will suffer. There
never was a project so vital to
the future of Israel as Project
Renewal.
"Being a country of
3,400,000 Jews, we try to do
our best in every field but we
depend on the 5,500,000 Jews
in the United States. We found
that in 1948 we did everything
together and I hope we will
continue."
Roth finds the people of
South Florida warm and
friendly. "I see a great poten-
tial for a fantastic campaign
here. People care about the
survival of Israel."
No Bonn
on Arms As Yi
BONN (JTA) -\
cials here said thai no"
decision has been mad n
sale of arms to Egypt'
confirmed, however.
military cooperation J"J
agreed to between 1
germany and Egypt JJ
tiations for weapons saw
underway.
THE AGREEMENT
reached during the rece*
here of the EgyPJ"J
Minister. Abdel Ha
Gasala.whomeiw"^
German counterpart, w
Woerner. Casala tola.
porters that Israeli OPP .
to German weapo^
Egypt were groundless0
l8g Ppl fully r.jpjc.^i
by its peace treaty*'


Friday, December 9,1983 / The Jewish FJpridian of Palm, Peach County Page 3
Nickman To Address
Banyan Springs Residents
, and Israel (Andy)
n chairmen of the
U Springs 1984 Jewish
Lion of Palm Beach
L-United Jewish Appeal
aiftn announce that
in ].' Nickman, general
ajgn chairman, will be
-uest speaker at a Break-
L be held Sunday, Dec.
1-30 a.m. at the Royal
Clubhouse, Boynton
j, The breakfast meeting
Lational and there will be
llicitation of funds.
[e Cohens, long active in
nunal affairs in Rego
New York, moved to
i Beach County ten years
Mrs. Cohen, a former
toiler for a sweater manu-
Irer, is a graduate of
|er College. She isamem-
pf Hadassah, ORT, and
hen's League of Israel
jly. She has had numerous
j and political affiliations
Sylvia and Israel Cohen
in addition to her involvement
in the Jewish community.
Mr. Cohen, a graduate of
Cornell, is a retired builder
and real estate investor. He
has been a trustee and member
of the Board of Directors of
Rego Park Jewish Center since
1945. The Cohens have a
married son and daughter and
three grandchildren.
"We are pleased to have
Myron J. Nickman, a know-
ledgeable and committed Jew,
speak to us, not only about the
needs of world Jewry, but also
about the ongoing programs
of our local Federation. The
many services offered to our
area's residents of all ages,
and the needs for future pro-
grams in our rapidly growing
community are of vital
importance to all of us. We
urge all our Banyan Spring
friends and neighbors to
attend," stated the Cohens.
For further information call
Sylvia Lewis, campaign asso-
ciate, at the Federation
Boynton Beach office, 737-
0746.
Jewish Roots In China
[ROCHELLESAIDEL
IFENG, China,
The site of the
per synagogue of the
pese Jews here will be
Jtified by Chinese and
lish markers, according to
[Vice Director of Foreign
lirs of the Kaifeng mun-
llity.
|li is not necessary to worry
pi this, because we con-
sider the place a historic site.
In China we take the means to
protect relics," Vice Director
Jang told the Jewish Tele-
graphic Agency.
Accompanyng the seventh
American Jewish Congress
tour to the People's Republic
of China during this 25th an-
niversary year of that organ-
ization's tour program, this
journalist observed that the
Kaifeng synagogue site, now a
CRC Mideast Conference
Young Leadership Award winners [left to right] Marva Perrin
and Michael Zimmerman from the Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County being congratulated by Lloyd P. Levin, chairman
of the Council of Jewish Federations National Committee on
Leadership Development at the 52nd CJF General Assembly,
held in Atlanta, Nov. 16-20. Award winners were presented with
"certificates of recognition" on behalf of the Leadership
Development Committee and the CJF.
Award Winners
hospital complex, bears no
evidence of its past history.
The first synagogue in China
was built on this site in 1163 by
Jews who had followed the
silk route and settled here
some time between the first
and tenth centuries.
Kaifeng, in Hunan Province
about 470 miles south of
Beijing, was the capital of
China during the Sung
Continued on Page 8
Robert L. Adler [center], chairman of the Council of Jewish
Federations Public Relations Award committee, presents two
Public Relations awards to the Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County. Accepting on behalf of the committee are Leah
Siskin, [left] chairman, and Ronni Epstein, director of Public
Relations. The awards were in the category of newspapers and
newsletters for a series of supplements to the Jewish Flortdian
entitled "Federation" and audio-visual tapes for "Oar Twenty
First Year," shown at the Federation's annual meeting in 1983.
Orthodox Singe
Cuomo For Order
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Gov. Mario Cuomo kept a
campaign promise, for which
he has been severely criticized
by Orthodox Jewish and
fundamentalist Christian
clergymen by signing an
executive order to protect
Nbers of the community gathered recently
temple Beth El for the seventh annual
lrast Conference. The educational eve-
I *s sponsored by the Community Rela-
tions Council of the Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County and addressed recent
events that have a profound influence on Is-
rael's position in the Mideast.

BftftjJ' Solan [right] spoke about
" i Lmu ,deMl ,ro- the AmVrican per-
AiSrlJ9***" Torcxyner [4th from
Mareued the Israeli viewpoint. Abo
*" ("eft to right] Rabbi Alan Sher-
man, director of the CRC, Mihou Gold,
chairman of the Israel Task Force of the
CRC, and Elsie Leviton, chairman of the
etc.
Dr. Mark Rattlnger, co-
chairman of the Israel Task
Force of the CRC, introduce*
Cong. Solan.
homosexuals in New York
from discrimination in state
employment and in providing
of state services.
Rabbi Yehuda Levin of
Brooklyn, director of the
Family Defense Coalition,
members of which twice met
with the Governor in efforts to
dissuade him from issuing the
order, said the coalition would
seek to "alert Americans to
the fact" that the Governor
was "a direct threat to the
family."
THE GOVERNOR SAID
his order simply repeats
protections already provided
in the federal Constitution,
spelling out the specifics for
state procedures and setting up
a. task force to measure
compliance.
The Governor,
commenting on Rabbi Levin's
charge, said it was of the
"utmost significance" that
when the rabbi made his
charge, he had not read the
executive order. The Governor
suggested that it would be
"more intelligent" if
fundamentalist critics of the
executive order read it before
criticizing it.


Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County / Friday, December 9,1968
Florida ADL Blasts Bigotry
In Trial Of Attorney Heller
The Florida Regional Office
of the Anti-Defamation
League of B'nai B'rith this
week deplored what it calls
"prejudicial remarks based
upon religion" in the recent
trial of Miami Attorney Daniel
Neal Heller.
The ADL called the remarks
a "grievous injury to the crim-
inal justice system" and said
that the remarks "infected the
judicial process and contami-
nated the fair administration
of justice."
The ADL statement de-
clares, in full:
"The Florida Regional Of-
fice of the Anti-Defamation
League of B'nai B'rith ex-
presses its profound concern
over the grievous injury to the
criminal justice system which
resulted from several prejudi-
cial remarks based upon reli-
gion and race by some jurors
involved in the recent Federal
trial of Daniel Heller.
"We take no position re-
garding the ultimate Finding of
guilt or innocence of Daniel
Heller. However, it is clear
from disclosures on the record
of the trial that statements by
jurors infected the judicial
process and contaminated the
fair administration of justice.
"As a human rights agency
dedicated to obtaining fair
treatment for all citizens alike,
the Anti-Defamation League
Finds the expressions of
bigotry by certain members of
the jury in this case to be a
blow to the concept of equal
treatment under the law.
"Our system of justice is
predicated on the right of
every defendant to a fair and
impartial trial, free from the
corrupting effect of religious
and racial bigotry. This trial
by jury failed in its sacred
mandate to impartiality."
Arens: No Concessions
Continued from Page 1
be opened of better, closer and
stronger relations" between
Israel and the U.S.
He said however that Israel
was disappointed over what he
called American "even-
handedness between
democracy and dictatorship."
Referring to the truck-bomb
attack on U.S. Marine head-
quarters at Beirut airport Oct.
23 which killed more than 230
American servicemen, Arens
said, "It took a massive loss of
life" for American leaders to
"Finally realize whom we are
dealing with."
ELABORATING on that
theme, Arens noted that in the
past, the U.S. kept its co-
operation with Israel at a rel-
atively low key in order to
pursue an even-handed policy
in the region. It was "heart-
rending that the recent out-
rages" were necessary to bring
home the true nature of the
West's adversaries in the Mid-
dle East, he said.
He urged Americans not to
take lightly the threats of
suicide attacks against U.S.,
French and Israeli forces in
Lebanon made over the week-
end by Hussein Mussawi,
leader of pro-Iranian Shiite
Moslems in Lebanon believed
responsible for the earlier at-
tacks on the Americans and
French in Beirut and Israeli
headquarters in Tyre.
"Considering the atrocities
already perpetrated, if we
work together, if we use our
brains and our guts, we will
overcome this as well," Arens
told the American Christian
fundamentalists.
Falwell praised Israel for
having "liberated Lebanon"
and contended that if it were
not for Israel, the Soviet
Union would now own the oil
Fields of the Middle East. He
also claimed that "four-
thousand years of history"
supports Israel's claim to all of
the Holy Land.
A Radio/TV Highlights $:.
* MOSAIC Sunday, Dec. 11, 9 a.m. WPTV
Channel 5 Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith's
Jewish Life la America exhibit.
* L'CHAYIM Sunday, Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m.
WPBR 1340-AM with host Rabbi Mark S. Golub
The Jewish Listener's Digest, a radio magazine.
JEWISH MUSIC AND CULTURE HOUR Sunday,
Dec. 11, 10 p.m. WHRS-FM Stereo 91 with host Dr.
Simon Silverman.
SHALOM Sunday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m. WPEC
Channel 12 (8:30 a.m. ON TV Channel 51) with host
Richard Peritz.
MIRAGE Tuesday, Dec. 13, 10:15 p.m. WPBT
Channel 2 How the Israeli secret service pursuaded
Alfred Frauenknecht to help smuggle thousands of top
secret plans from Switzerland to Israel.
* Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
County.
the
Voices of Soviet Jewish Women'
A Mother Appeals For Her Daughter
The following is part of a
letter dated March 16, from
Mrs. Sheina Fridkina in Israel
in which she repeats the story
of her daughter Fanya Kroitor
and calls for help.
I'm writing to you with a
very heavy heart hoping that
after reading this letter you
will be able to help us.
On May 20, 1977, I arrived
in Israel. My elder daughter,
Fanya Kroitor, together with
her husband David and their
daughter Luba were to follow
shortly. When we filled out
our documents before leaving
the Soviet Union we empha-
sized that we were one family
and that the Kroitorswould be
submitting visa applications
too. As my son-in-law's father
was then hospitalized for a
heart attack, he could not
leave the USSR. Once we had
been granted visas, David was
drafted into the army for two
years.
Just then, my granddaugh-
ter, who had turned three
years old, was found to have a
heart defect, and doctors re-
commended that she undergo
an operation. My daughter re-
fused this as no one from the
family was with her; we are al-
ready in Israel and her hus-
band was in the army and
not exposed to any secrets.
As soon as David was re-
leased from the army in 1979,
the family applied for exit
visas to Israel. After waiting a
long time for an answer, they
were refused. My daughter
was in a state of shock; she
was even admitted to the hos-
pital. She was then dismissed
from her job as a music teach-
er, and her husband was also
dismissed from his work. The
family was left in a critical
state and I helped as much as I
could.
In 1980, the family submit-
ted a complaint to the Mol-
davian authorities to J
they received no reply xL
found work as a porierk.
factory even though he!
qualified optician with
of experience.
... It is over four t
since I last saw my chiki
. Iaskyoutodoeveryfo
to make the authorities,
them exit visas.
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7:30 p.m.
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law and justice," Herzog said.
"Perhaps the outstanding
aspect of Jewish civilization is
its inherent justice and the fact
that the concept of justice
occupies paramount place in
its principles."
He said these principles are
being maintained by the few
democracies left in the world
while "they are daily trampled
in derision and disdain in the
United Nations." He added
that "It is precisely those who
have totally abandoned the
principles given by the Jewish
people to the world in their
national and international
practice who now would sit in
judgment on Israel."
Herzog pointed out that 17
percent of Israel's population
is made up of Arabs. "Giva
the problems which we hut
faced during the last 35,._
and the fact that a numberi
Arab countries continue
maintain a state of war
Israel, the condition of
Arab population, which it
loyal and integral pan oft
society, is perhaps the grei
tribute to our free
democratic society,"
declared.
Herzog added that "wei
boast the only free Arab |
in the Mideast," the
society in the Mideast wb
Arabs can appeal politic
decisions to the courts and1
am the only head of
the Mideast who feels se
enough to stroll freely throuj
our cities with a large An
population, and does so."
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Never let it be said that the Jewish commu-
nity in Glasgow is a quiet one. There are nine
shuls, two Hebrew schools and five youth orga-
nizations. And if you think all this activity is
enough to make headlines, you're right.
Because Glasgow even has a weekly newspaper
which records and celebrates the vanous
marriages, births and bar mitzvahs!
Reading this good news is apt to bring more
than just a smile to one's lips. Quite
often it brings the taste of fine scotch
whisky to one's lips, too. In America,
such news is often greeted with J&.B
Rare Scotch. Its flavor, created by
skillful blending perfected over the
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Friday, Decwnberfr 1983/ Tha Jcwiah Ftoridiaa of Palm Beach County Pg5
Refusenik Granted Visa
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Eitan Finkelstein and his
family have finally been
granted exit visas, 12 years
after applying for them, it was
reported here. They will be
leaving their home in Vilnius
for Israel this month.
Finkelstein, a physicist and
Jewish activist, applied to
emigrate with his family in
1971 and was repeatedly
denied permission to leave.
Since then, he has been
working on menial jobs after
having been dismissed from
his job as a physicist. During
the 12 years he also devoted
his spare time to Jewish
studies.
Because of his involvement
in the study of Jewish history
and culture and his contri-
bution to the samizdat journal
"Jews in the USSR," Finkel-
stein had been a target of KGB
harassment, it was reported.
Recently he was denounced in
the Soviet press in a column
entitled "Beware Zionism."
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Organizations in the News
HADASSAH
Tamar Royal Palm Beach
Chapter of Hadassah is having
its annual Rummage Sale
under the trees on Royal Palm
Beach Blvd. and Southern
Blvd. on Sunday, Dec. 11,
opening at 9 a.m. Here's your
chance to clear your closets.
All merchandise, clothing,
books, housewares, etc. will
be most welcome. Bring your
contributions to above loca-
tion early on the day of the
sale, or call Evelyn Cotton,
about pick-ups.
Our Study Group will hold
its next meeting at the home of
Fran Freiman, Bldg. C.7, Apt.
108. Greenway North, Royal
Palm Beach. Time, 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Dec. 15 Israel Bond
Luncheon at The Breakers.
Dec. 19 Regular Mem-
bership Meeting at Congrega-
tion Anshei Sholem. 12 noon,
boutique 12:30 p.m. Speaker:
Jesse Fuchs who will discuss
current events.
Dec. 30-Jan. 1 New
Year's Trip.
Go Id a Meir-Boynlon Beach,
Chapter of Hadassah The
next general membership
meeting will be held on Thurs-
day, Dec. 15, 12 noon at
Temple Beth Sholom, 315
North "A" St., Lake Worth.
"Youth Aliyah" is the
theme for December and a
Musical Culture program
geared in that direction will be
presented by the Ruth Hyde
Group of West Palm Beach.
Members and friends are
invited to attend the Dec. 15
meeting.
The annual "Youth Aliyah"
luncheon will be held Thurs-
day, Jan. 26 at Crystal Lake
Country Club, Pompano.
Please contact Mimi Simmons
for information and reserva-
tions.
Shalom West Palm Beach,
Chapter of Hadassah coming
events:
Dec. 21 Wednesday
Meeting, at Anshei Sholom
(Century Village), 1 p.m.,
boutique browsing from 12:30
to 1 p.m. In observance of
Jewish Book Month, Estelle
Plaskow relates the story of
the Jews of Pisa, as depicted in
the book, "The Parnes."
Dec. 15 Israel Bond
Luncheon and Fashion Show
at The Breakers. Call Lillian
Dorf.
Dec. 18 Flea Market at
Century Corners, 9 a.m. to 2
p.m. Contact Bertha Rubin or
Lil Schack.
WOMEN'S AMERICAN
ORT
Women's American ORT,
West Palm Chapter, will meet
Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Anshei
Sholom Temple. This will be a
paid-up membership meeting,
"Admission by Membership
Card." There will be a Candle
Lighting Ceremony Enter-
tainment by The Merry Min-
strels Refreshments will be
served at 12 noon.
NATIONAL COUNCIL
OF JEWISH WOMEN
National Council of Jewish
Women, Okeechobee Section
coming event:
Jan. 26 Bass Museum to
view the Prague collection of
Jewish Memorabilia. For in-
formation call Shirley
Windsor Q-393 or Maxine
Canterbury A-4.
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
Boynton Beach Chapter
On Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. at the
Royal Palm Clubhouse, Mary
Helfand will give a book re-
view of "The Man From St.
Petersburg" by Ken Follett.
On Dec. 14 a trip to the Sci-
ence Museum has been
planned, with a special
showing at the Planetarium at
2 p.m. Admission $2. Please
meet at 1:30 at the West Club
House. Those needing rides
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Monthly general meeting
will be held on Monday, Dec.
19 at 12:30 p.m. at Royal
Palm Clubhouse. Guest
speaker will be Hy Jacoby,
world adventurer and lecturer.
He will speak on life in Jewish
Communities all over the
world.
Palm Beach
East Chapter
Monday, Dec. 12 Braa-
deis University National
Women's Committee, Palm
Beach East Chapter, at new
Royce Hotel, Belvedere Rd.,
West Palm Beach. Festive
Membership Tea 2:30 p.m.
Noted Photo Journalist
Suzanne Engelmann, who
"traveled over the World and
photographed 30 countries,"
will present her "colorful
slides and talk" on the "re-
public of China and Taiwan,"
the first of a series of three lec-
tures scheduled on Monday,
Jan. 9, 1984 and on Monday,
Feb. 13. No admission charge
for members who bring a new
member or any other new
members who joined Palm
Beach East Chapter before
Nov. 25. For reservations con-
tact Celia Bittner.
ASSOCIATION
OF PARENTS
OF AMERICAN
ISRAELIS
The Association of Parents
of American Israelis will meet
at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 at
the Royal Palm Club House at
the intersection of US 1 and
NE 22nd Ave., Boynton
Beach.
Our guest speaker will be
Irwin Levy, vice president of
the Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County. The topic will
be Project Renewal in Israel.
B'NAI B'RITH
B'nai B'rith Century Lodge
No. 2939 will meet on Tues-
day, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. at
Congregation Anshei Sholom.
Tina Hersh, Editor of the
Jewish World will be the guest
speaker. Members, their wives
and guests are invited to at-
tend. Coming events: Jan. 29,
second annual theatre party at
the Stage Company for
matinee, "They're Playing
Our Song." Feb. 26, 11th An-
niversary Celebration with a
Luncheon Dance at the new
Royce Hotel, Belvedere Rd.
and Australian Ave. For res-
ervations contact Bernie
Friesler, 3416 R0s$i c
Letsurev.Ile, or Ber &
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. Menorah Chapter No. 1496
|f B'nai B'rith Women will
Teet Dec. 13 at the American
,vings Bank at 1 p.m. Bouti-
ue at noon, Estelle Baumann
id the Actors Group will per-
hrm. Refreshments will be
irved. Coming events: Dec.
V "Bye Bye Birdie" at the
Jurt Reynolds Dinner The-
[re, dinner and transporta-
un included. Dec. 25, Royal
aim Dinner Theatre for din-
fr and show "Annie." Jan.
Poinciana Theatre for
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i Miami to see vast collection
Jewish Artifacts. Games
us goes every Thursday for a
jghtof fun.
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|JEWISH CIVIL SERVICE
EMPLOYEES
I Tickets are still available for
U Chapter's Annual Lunch-
In and Card Party which is
|ing held on Sunday, Jan. 8,
at the Oriental Express
rnnese Restaurant. Tickets
|e also available for the
alinee performance on Sun-
fcy.Jan. 29, 1984 at 2 p.m. at
|e Stage Theater for "They
re Playing Our Song" at dis-
lunt prices.
|For information on the
hapter and Membership,
ease contact Sid Levine,
lest Palm Beach or Jack
liener, Boynton Beach; or
rite to: Sid Levine, president,
[57 Emory Dr. West Villa
West Palm Beach, Fla.
406.
AMERICAN JEWISH
CONGRESS
I American Jewish Congress
111 meet on Monday, Dec. 19,
130 p.m. at American
[vings Bank. Guest speaker
|lip F. Dwyer of the State
ommissioner Gunther's
pnsumer Affairs Insurance
Apartment will speak on the
Nt cuts in the welfare
dicare program and supple-
Jtntal health care.
|AII are welcome to attend.
ffreshments will be served.
EWISH WAR VETERANS
[The Ladies Auxiliary of the
^ish War Veterans No. 408
I hold its regular meeting on
onday, Dec. 12, at 9:30 a.m.
pe American Savings Bank,
]tst Gate of Century Village.
juest speaker will be Mary
ly Murray, director of the
Vnildrens' Place."
Friday, December 9,1983 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 7
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Israel's balance of payments
and reduce inflationary
pressures. This forecast was
released in New York, by the
spokesman for Israel's
Economic Mission in the
United States, Consul Uri
Oren. However, in the short
run the measures will bring
, about a temporary accelera-
tion in inflation.
The principal economic
measures are the devaluation
of the Israel Shekel vis a vis
the U.S. Dollar, a 50 percent
reduction in the level of the
Government's subsidization of
basic goods and services, and a
further drastic cut in the
Government budget,
amounting to the equivalent of
one billion dollars out of the
$21.5 billion for the year
ending March 31,1984.
These economic measures
are intended to improve
|S. Jews Ignored
By GIL SEDAN
[JERUSALEM (JTA) -
P Israeli press covers the
If Jewish community only
perticially, according to
la"h Ehzur of the Hebrew
diversity Institute of Com-
plications.
lElizur recently completed a
fay or coverage of the U.S.
Jn scene by four leading
porew dailies and the Israeli
pome media. She said that
I a result of the superficial
ferage Israeli leaders have
lie idea how their decisions
fwt American Jewry.
Israel s balance of payments
by increasing its exports and
reducing its imports for
current consumption. The
October 1, 1983 23 percent
reduction in the value of the
Shekel has been continued by
a creeping devaluation
averaging some 0.3 to 0.5 per-
cent a day. The total devalua-
tion of the Shekel vis a vis the
Dollar has amounted to some
30 percent over the last month.
The 8-9 percent cut in the
Government's budget will not
only affect the welfare services
provided to the population,
but also the public's level of
income. In addition to the
special payments the
inhabitants of Israel will be
required to make for health
and educational services, their
real income will be reduced by
the devaluation of the Shekel
and the reduction of fringe
benefits.
The cut in the public's
purchasing power will bring
about a reduction in the rate
of inflation. However, Mr.
Oren pointed out that in the
short run there will be a
temporary increase in the rate
of inflation because of the
sharp price increases caused by
the devaluation and the
reduction of subsidies.
The Consumer Price Index
for the month of October was
be released bv the Israel
Central Bureau of Statistics on
Nov.lS.lt was'anticipated that
the October increase in the
Index would be particularly
large, probably of two digits.
The Government foresees a
calendar year 1983 record high
increase in the Index, but anti-
cipates a reduction in the rate
of inflation beginning in 1984.
Parallel to this development,
the Government forecasts a
significant improvement in
Israel's balance of payments in
1984, as a result of the
economic measures it has
adopted.
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Jewish Roots In China
Continued from Pag* 3
Dynasty (960-1126 C.E.). The
city is off the beaten path for
most American tourists. Ac-
cording to our local tour
guide, Liu Wenching, only
AJCongress and Jewish
Teachers Association groups
currently visit the synagogue
site.
Standing in the hospital
courtyard, Liu said that the
Zhao emperor gave this land
to immigrant Jews for their
synagogue, iu return for their
gift of cotton fabric. He ex-
plained that the synagogue
was destroyed by the flooding
Yellow River in 1461 and
1642, and rebuilt after the
floods. By the time another
flood leveled the synagogue in
the 185U's. the Jewish commu-
nity was to small and poor to
reconstruct it.
When asked by this
correspondent why there was
no marker or memorial at the
site, Liu said no one had ever
made the request. Asked
through what channels such a
request could be made, Liu
said that it was a decision of
the municipality. In response
to several urgent pleas to
produce the mayor or his rep-
resentative within the 24 hours
the AJCongress group was in
Kaifeng, Liu arranged a
private meeting between JTA
and Jang.
Reacting positively to the
request, Jang said: For
Kaifeng Chinese, the site is a
common place and they know
it. For Westerners, it is not a
hard job to have something
placed there. As more and
more Jewish groups come to
Kaifeng, this will draw the at-
tention of people."
The municipality anticipates
building a new museum. Jang
added. He said there had al-
ready been discussion on
whether to house there or at
the synagogue site three steles
(stone tablets) which record
the history of the Kaifeng Jews
and their synagogue. The
steles, written in Chinese in
1489, 1512, and 1679, are
currently housed in the ware-
house of the old municipal
museum. A fourth stele,
written in 1663, is missing.
In 1912, Bishop William
Charles White, head of the
Canadian Church of England
in Human Province, acquired
the steles. (Pearl Buck's 1948
"Peony" gives a fictionalized
account of the event, as well as
a fictionalized history of the
demise of the Kaifeng lewish
community). White agreed to
stipulations by descendants of
the Jewish community that he
not remove the steles from the
province, and he placed them
on the grounds of Trinity
Cathedral in Kaifeng.
Today the 1489 and 1512
steles are bound back to back
and lie in a covered courtyard
of the museum warehouse.
The legend is visible only on
the former. According to Liu,
it describes the construction of
the first synagogue (using the
Chinese characters for the
word "mosque").
This stele says that the Jew-
ish community came from
Xiu, which Liu identified as
the general region of India,
Persia and Turkey. It
describes the emperor's ac-
ceptance of the Jews as
naturalized citizens, who can
abide by their own ancient
customs and reside in Kaifeng.
In 1163, Levi Wusida led the
community and Andula built
the first synagogue with
money donated by Kaifeng
clans, the stele says (according
to Liu's translation).
The second stele speaks of
the "scripture-worshipping
synagogue," Liu said. The
third mentions a "temple
history-telling inscription."
The 32 members of the
AJCongress tour had the op-
portunity to see these three
steles, which were formerly
not open to the public. By spe-
cial arrangements with the
municipal museum, Liu and
other local government guides
can now take AJCongress
groups to the warehouse. (The
taking of photographs was
strictly prohibited.)
Along with the torahs And
other relics now in the Royal
Museum in Toronto, the three
steles are the only public
physical evidence that a Jewish
community once flourished
here. Although descendants of
this community can still be
found here, they no longer
publicly admit more than their
relics themselves^?1
tice of Judaism f*
guarded secret.
Liu was knowleH,
about the history o
Kaifeng Jews, and M.
following reasons f0r ,
disappearance as a comn
rty: intermarriage, &
from other Jews, Uck,f
c"mmat,on against them
the floods. Scholars do,
agreeonaspecincyearfJ
arrival of Jews here, J
c.dKm^cefthecommu
In the 13th century Mi.
Polo spoke of the JeT
Kaifeng. But their pre,
was generally doubted
1605.
Ironically, itwasaChnj
missionary, Father Mi
Ricci, who that yetr
covered and publicized on
existence. According to M
count, the community
numbered more than
thousand.
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for their untiring commitment, dedication, and humanitarian services
on behalf of our community and the State of Israel
at the
4983 .9*u*et'SBtrndPfttJuott SPAou^
Thursday, December 15,1983
Luncheon12:00 Noon
The Breakers Hotel, Palm Beach
Women's Division Chairman
Advisor to the Miniatxy of Health in Israel.
Writer and Consultant for Jewish Organizations in America
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Community
Calendar
December 9
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Decemoer y
Women's American ORT Haverhill Chanukah party 7
p.m. B'nai B'rith No. 3015 board 1 p.m. Temple
Beth Torah Men's Club Shabbat Service with Oneg
December 10
Temple Israel Cultural Event Pioneer Women Cypress
Lakes Western Jamboree 7 p.m. Congregation Anshei
Sholom Sisterhood concert 8 p.m.
December 11
Federation Campaign Leadership Meeting at Royce Hotel
. 9:30 a.m.-2:3 p.m. Congregation Anshei Sholom
Men's Club 10 a.m. Temple Beth Sholom general
elections 9:30 a.m. B'nai B'rith Women Mitzvah
Council 9:30 a.m. B'nai B'rith Women Masada dinner
theatre Association of American Israelis 1 p.m
Temple Emeth Men's Club 9:15 a.m.
December 12
Jewish Federation Executive Committee I p.m.
Women's American ORT Poinciana board 1 p.m.
Women's American ORT Palm Beach board 9:45 a.m.
Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary No. 408 9:30 a.m.
Temple Israel Executive Committee 8 p.m. B'nai
B'rith No. 3132 board 10 a.m. American Jewish
Committee board 12 noon Jewish Community Day
School Education Committee 8 p.m.
December 13
American Jewish Committee Sylvan Cole Human
Relations Award Dinner B'nai B'rith No. 2939 7:30
I p.m. Hadassah Henrietta Szold board -1 p.m. B'nai
B'rith Women Menorah 1 p.m. Temple B'nai Jacob
Sisierhood board 10:30 a.m. Hadassah Lee Vassill -
board -10 a.m. Yiddish Culture Group Century Village
-10 a.m. B'nai B'rith Women Masada 7:45 p.m.
I B'nai B'rith No. 3041 board 2:30 p.m. Women's
American ORT West Palm Beach -12:30 p.m.
December 14
Jewish Federation Women's Division Lion of Judah
Cocktail Reception 4 p.m. Jewish Federation
Community Relations Council Mid East Task Force noon
Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood 9:30 a.m. Women's
American ORT Golden River board 1 p.m. National
Council of Jewish Women Palm Beach 10 a.m.
women's American ORT Rishona 12 noon Temple
Israel Brotherhood board 7:30 p.m. B'nai B'rith No.
3015 7:30 p.m. Temple Beth David Sisterhood board -
8 p.m. Hadassah-Rishona youth aliyah luncheon B'nai
B'nth No 3046 8 p.m. Yiddish Culture Group -
(rest haven
I December 15
[Hadassah Golda Meir 12:30 p.m. candlelighting
Iprogram B'nai B'rith Women Olam board 10 a.m.
[women's American ORT Lake Worth-Covered Bridge
[board 10 a.m. Hadassah Yovel 12 noon National
ICouncil of Jewish Women Okeechobee Unit 1 p.m.
[Israel Bonds Fashion Show at Breakers noon
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Yehoshua Trigor, net with
top state officials Nov. IS at a
luncheon hosted by Florida
Comptroller Gerald Lewis In
the Capitol. Lewis arranged
the luncheon to introduce
Trigor and his Economic At-
tache Avihai Harpaz to high-
ranking state officials, includ-
ing Lt. Governor Wayne Mix-
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Smith, Insurance Commis-
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JCCNews
YOUNG SINGLES HOLIDAY DANCE
The Young Singles of the Jewish Community Center will
hold a "Holiday Dance" at the Palm Beach Hilton Hotel,
2845 So. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach qn Saturday, Dec. 24,
at 9 p.m.
Dance to the music of Y-100's Willie B., one of South
Florida's most popular DJ's. Nibble on light faire. The
first drink is free and there will be a cash bar.
Donation for members is $8, non-members $10. RSVP
Joan Wolfberg, 689-7700 or Norman Landerman.
WINTER CAMPING, FLORIDA STYLE
The Jewish Community Center is sponsoring a special
Family Camping Weekend beginning Friday, Jan. 20 to
Sunday,Jan.22,1984.
A special area at Camp Welaka in Jupiter, Fla. has been
reserved for this special event. A variety of "Family Fun"
activities such as hiking, sports, campcrafts, boating,
campfire and songfests are being prepared. Horseback
riding will be optional Sunday morning at a special fee.
Good comradeship will be the order of the weekend.
Food and fun will be supplied. Space is limited and
advance reservation is a must. The fee for JCC members
for the entire weekend is $35 for adults, $20 for children
under 12 and for non-JCC members, $45 for adults, $25
for children under 12.
Call Harreen at 689-7700 for complete information and
registration.
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For information and reservations call your
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white page* of your telephone book.


Page 10 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/ Friday, December 9,1983
A New Type of Vacation
There is a tremendous need
in Israel for World Jewry to
give of themselves to help re-
lieve the shortage of man-
power now facing the state.
The continuing Israeli pres-
ence in Lebanon has forced
their reservists to extend their
active service from one to
three months. The effect on
Israel's economy can visually
be seen by the disastrous
inflation the country is now
experiencing.
How can one belp? .
Volunteer to serve as a
civilian in the military. Volun-
teers will take over the duties
that otherwise would have to
be done by reservists in army
maintenance camps. Every
volunteer's time spent will re-
lieve a reservist of correspond-
ing time on active duty. The
economy of Israel will directly
benefit by your "giving of
yourself."
What must you do to help?
Serve 21 days as a volunteer.
Your only cost will be round
trip subsidized fare to Israel
plus a S20 registration fee
(monies used to pay expenses
of the volunteer program.)
Food and lodging are supplied
free by the military.
Work week is five and one
half days, Sunday thru Friday
(Vi day), eight hours a day to
do physical manual labor
under supervision.
There will be some free
touring plus the opportunity
to visit Israeli families for the
Shabbot (no cost). Age limita-
tion 18 to 65 plus.
Further information can be
obtained for the volunteer
program by writing to the
Volunteers .for Israel, located
at the Jewish Community
Center in Sunrise, 6501
Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise, Florida
33313.
ORT Plans
Fundraiser
The Palm Beach Evening
Chapter of Women's Amer-
ican ORT has reserved the
Loehmann's in Palm Beach
Gardens on Tuesday, Jan. 24,
from 6-9 p.m. for an evening
of exclusive shopping.
For a $5 donation to ORT,
contributors will be able to
shop, in addition to enjoying a
wine and cheese buffet
throughout the evening. All
checks for purchases will be
made out to Women's Amer-
ican ORT and a percentage of
the evening's receipts will be
Hadassah
is for
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and Jewish
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Before there was an Israel there was Hadassah.
Since IVI2. women hii\c answered I he challenge Hadassah has laid al
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Hadassah does a lot, but needs you to do more.
Lasl year a hall-million people were irealed in I he Oui I'jluni IJeparlmcnls
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by Loehmann's to
This event is being organiz-
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Palm Beach Evening Chapter
of ORT. Further information
and tickets are available from
the following committee mem-
bers: Amy Kohn-5564 Whirl-
away Rd., Palm Beach
Gardens 33410; Sue Smith-
1815 N. Congress Ave., West
Palm Beach 33401; Lisa
Richman-13 W. Pine Tree
Ave., Lake Worth 33463.
Contact any of the above
members as soon as possible as
ticket sales are limited. You
need not be an ORT member
to participate in this charitable
event.
Law Abrogated
AMSTERDAM (JTA)
The Dutch Parliament has ap-
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to abrogate a 150 year-old law
which paid a subvention to
religious officials of all faiths
in Holland and facilitated
Jewish and other congrega-
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The law, promulgated in the
Napoleonic era, was intended
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properties by the government.
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north Palm Beach, Singer
Island, Palm Beach Gardens,
Lake Park, Jupiter and PGA
National.
In looking towards the 1984
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With the formation of the
Community Division, we are
[earing up for a fund raising
oal of one million dollars
[whin this region. My chair-
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he residents in this area, we
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Page 12 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Friday, December 9, 1983
Senior News
FROM THE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
TRANSPORTATION
Transportation is available
in our designated area foi
persons 60 years of age and
over who do not drive and
cannot use public trans-
portation.
We offer another service to
the community as a result of
vehicles awarded to us through
the Urban Mass Transporta-
tion Act by the Department of
Transportation and the
support of the Jewish Federa-
tion of Palm Beach County.
We are now able to serve
groups of persons who have
specific transportation needs.
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.
Ali and Paul Summers
and Family
Chanukah Greetings
DEAN R. SILVER, M.D.
Announces the relocation and opening of
his new and independent office in the
PRACTICE OF CARDIOLOGY
Medical Arts center, Suite 305
2889 Tenth Avenue North
Lake worth, Florida 33461 969-0311
Mark I. Greenberg, D.D.S.
is pleased to announce the relocation
of his office for the practice of
DENTISTRY
including cosmetic and enamel bonding
to the
First National Bank Center
2875 S. Ocean Boulevard, Suite 209. Palm Beach
(305) 585-3699
By Appointment 24 Hr. Emergency Service
THEY'VE GIVEN YOU THE BEST.
NOW YOU CAN GIVE THEM
THE BEST NURSING CARE

Specialists to suit your every need:
RNs LPNa Therapists Nutritionists
Orderlies Companions Child care workers
Housekeepers Homemakers
MedKSross nursing services, inc.
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TEL (305) 832-6774
HOT KOSHER
LUNCH CONNECTION
Kosher lunches are served
Monday through Friday at the
Jewish Community Center,
along with stimulating
programs and an opportunity
to meet and greet old and new
friends. Persons 60 of age and
older who are not able to avail
themselves of other County
meal programs are eligible.
Our program has been
extended to two seatings per
day to accommodate more
people and for those who have
no way to come to the Center,
transportation is available
through a Federal Grant. For
information and reservations,
call Carol Fox at 689-7700.
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-
0806 between 9 a.m. and 12
p.m. for more information.
Meals are also delivered
daily to those persons who are
homebound. For more
information, call Carol Fox at
689-7700.
SECOND TUESDAY
OF THE MONTH
SOCIAL ACTIVITY
The Second Tuesday Coun-
cil, a most active group, meets
the first Tuesday morning of
each month to plan, organize,
and conduct a variety of social
and fundraising programs.
Sam Rubin, President.
JCCGOESTO
THE FLAGI.ER MUSEUM
The Jewish Community
Center of the Palm Beaches,
Inc. will be sponsoring a bus
trip and full tour of the Flagler
Museum on Wednesday, Dec.
21. The exhibit to be seen is
"Jewish Life In America"
(Photography and Art)
sponsored by th,
RRWafeS
9:15 am. and retUrn^
noon. For more infoni
call Marcie at 689-7700.
Announcing the Opening of
SUMMIT PODIATRY CENTER
PAUL J. CHWIECKO, D.P.M., P.A.
for the practice of
General Podiatry, Foot Surgery
and Foot Orthopedics
treating Adults and Children
at
840 US Highway 1
North Palm Beach, fl
By Appointment (305) 626-3533
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
OF THE PALM BEACHES, INC.
2415 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL
689-7700

AT*
Winter carnival
snow* *
o& SW\GHETTI DINNER
"** For the Whole Family
Sunday, January 8,1984 2:30 5:30 p.m.
at Camp Shalom
(Belvedere Road-One Mile west of the Turnpike)
Fee
Adults $5.50 Children (under 12) $2.50
Children (under 2) Free
RTISF.MKM
/"* REGIONAL ARTS PRESENTS
tefl A THREE COURSE FEAST
FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON
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WEST I'Al.M BKACH-Take one
the finest young String Quartets
combine them with the eminent
German pianist, CLAUDE FRANK,
on the evening of December 14th at
the West Palm Beach Auditorium
Add two different programs, one in
the afternoon of the 16th, the other
in the evening of the 17th: Have
the exciting K.MANUEL AX.
pianist, the outstanding YOUNG-
L'CK KIM, violinist, and the dy-
namic YOYO MA. cellist, perform
them; You have a virtual feast of
music presented by REGIONAL
ARTS during the Holidays as
part of the MUSIC "At Eight"and
"At Two series.
The EMERSON
STRING QUAR
TET.comprised of
Eugene Drucker
and Philip Setzer
(who alternate
first violin posi-
tions), along with
violist Lawrence
Dutton and cellist David Finckel,
have moved swiftly up the ladder
of well-known quartets. Following
their 1983 Euro-
pean debut,
Munich's Sud-
deutache Zeitung ,
ranked them at [ \
the top: "Four \
by Clyde Fyfe
of Piano
. Kolloi
9
Stars in the
Quartet Heaven." CLAUDE
FRANK is a pianist who uses his
instrument as a means to express
different moods in an always musi-
cal manner. After a recent per-
formance in Jerusalem, the POST
critic said, "Frank u a revelation
in interpretive approach and
performance."
This "winningcombination"of
pianist Claude Prank and the
Emerson Quartet will perform
Mozart's Piano Quartet in Eflat
Major, K. 493. the Mendelssohn
String Quartet in E minor and the
Quartet in F minor by
Johannes Brahms on Thursday
evening, December 14 at the
Auditorium.
Long time
favorites in the
Palm Beaches as
stellar individual
performers on
various Regional
Arts series
through the past
nine years,
EMANUEL AX,
pianist, YOUNG-
UCK KIM, violin-
ist, and YOYO
MA. cellist, a
couple of years
ago joined together to form a TRIO.
Since then these grade-A artists
have received only the finest of
accolades: "They combine instru-
mental finesse without being face
less and emotional abandon with-
out vulgarity their perform-
ances together can hardly do more
or soar higher."
This All-Star ensemble will per
form Mozart's Sonata in B-flat
Major. K. 454. Mendelssohn's Trio
No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66, and
Brahma' magnificent Trio in B
Major for their matinee perform
ance at the Auditorium on Friday,
"-> December 16th. On Saturday
night, December 17. they will re-
turn to play the Haydn Trio in U
Major, the Brahms Sonata m E
minor and the glorious Trio m r
minor by Antonin Dvorak.
All individual tickets for thw
Regional Arts Music "At Two and
"At Eight" seasonal celebration of
three performances of some of the
world's greatest chamber music
are now on sale at the West Palm
Beach Auditorium. The Box Office
is open weekdays from 10 AM to 6
PM. Phone 6834012 for reserve


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Synagogue News
Legacy" (Jewish Artifacts).
TEMPLE B'NAI JACOB
Sisterhood of Temple B'nai
Jacob will be holding a White
Elephant and Rummage Sale
on Saturday night, Dec. 10, 7
P-m. to 10 p.m anHc
?. 11 and Monaa! Sff*
from 9 a.m. t0 6y; D*ci2
Temple, 2177 so r a,lh
Ave., West Palm J^0"!*.
Candle Lighting Time Friday, Dec. 95:12pm
Donor Luncheon Honoree Selected
Debbie Brass, Donor chair-
person for Temple Beth El
.sisterhood of West Palm
Beach, and her committee sel-
ected Sally Chaifetz as Sister-
Bar/Bat MitZVah food Honoree for 1983-84
I Donor luncheon to be held at
I The Breakers on Thursday,
Jan. 19,1984 at 12 noon.
Mrs. Chaifetz moved into
the Palm Beach area 25 years
ago and she has devoted her
time to Temple Beth El Sister-
hood and Temple Beth El
Board of Trustees through va-
rious positions as president,
recording secretary, member-
ship vice president, program
vice president, member of the
congregation board of trustees
as well as recording secretary
for the congregation board.
Mrs. Chaifetz and her
husband, the late Edward
Chaifetz established the first
photo equipment service in
Palm Beach County of which
she is secretary and treasurer.
TEMPLE ISRAEL
Students ot lempk Israel
Religious School will be tour-
DEBORAH TRONTZ
Deborah Trontz, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Sanford
Trontz of West Palm Beach,
will become a Bar Mitzvah on
Dec. 9 at Temple Israel. Rabbi
Howard Shapiro will officiate.
Debbie attends the Progres-
sive School of West Palm
Beach where she is in the
eighth grade. Her favorite
hobbies are horseback riding,
softball, and taking care of her
pets.
ing the Henry Flagler Museum
on Sunday morning, Dec. 11.
In conjunction with the
Anti-Defamation League, the
Flagler Museum is presenting
the exhibit "Fulfilling The
American Dream." Temple
Israel students will have the
opportunity to observe
paintings, sculptures, prints,
photographs and historic
documents that have been as-
sembled in chronological
groupings.
TEMPLE EMANU-EL
Because of the excellent
response to its November Reli-
gious School dinner, Temple
Emanu-EI is planning another
dinner to be held Jan. 13,
1984, and will be open to the
entire congregation. Contact
the Temple office for more in-
formation.
SISTERHOOD
OFAITZCHAIM
Sisterhood of Aitz Chaimis
planning a trip to the Bass
Museum, on Miami Beach,
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1984,
featuring "The Precious
THE JOSEPH L. MORSE GERIATRIC CENTER
"ANNOUNCES
Receiving applications for admission to the 120-bed
long term care skilled nursing facility
THE NEW CENTER FEATURES
Modemly designed semi private
and private room* lor comfort
end IrveWlrty
24-hour iklllod mining ear*
by quelltted proteeelonale
Complete medical eervlcee
Including:
Physician
Physical Tharapy
-Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy
Podiatry
Denial
'Social Sendee*
Full program ol Recreational
Activities
teauty and Barber Shoo
Library m
-am shop
'Solarlufflt
Hoot top garden,
and spacious outdoor
patio
Planned outings
Synagogue/ Auditorium
Observance ol Sabbath
and Holiday, conducted
by Rabbi Alan Sherman
Chaplaincy Service
Regular and Special
menus all In accordance
with Kosher dietary lawi
Situated on a apadoua 15-ecre site
For Information Write or CalL
The Joseph L. Morse Geriatric Center
4847 Fred Gladstone Drive
West Palm Beach. Florida 33407
Attn: Social Service Department
(305)471-5111
A Facility of the Jewish Home for the Aged, Inc
and
A Beneficiary Agency of The Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County, Inc.
IRA KLEIMAN
Ira Kleiman, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Kleiman, of Palm
Beach Gardens, will be
celebrating his Bar Mitzvah,
by being called to the Torah
on Saturday, Dec. 10 at
Temple Beth David. He will
also conduct Friday evening
services, Dec. 9. Rabbi
William Marder and Cantor
Earl Rackoff will officiate.
Ira is in the eighth grade at
Howell Watkins Junior High
School.
Religious directory
CONSERVATIVE
B'nai Torah Congregation
ERIC FRISCH
Eric Jeffrey Frisch, son of
Dr. and Mrs. Jack A. Frisch
of Lake Worth, will celebrate
his Bar Mitzvah on Friday,
Dec. 9, at Temple Judea, West
Palm Beach. Rabbi Joel
Levine and Cantor Rita Shore
will officiate.
Eric attends the Congress
Community Middle School
where he is in the seventh
grade and Cougar Matching Band and
the varsity Soccer Team. He is
the treasurer of the Temple
Judea Junior Youth Group.
Eric will be twinning his Bar
Mitzvah with Yevgeny
Kremen, a Soviet Jewish youth
from Moscow.
1401 N.W. 4th Avenue, Boca Raton, 33432 Phone 392-8566
Rabbi Theodore Feldman. Sabbath Services, Friday 8:15 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m.
Congregation Anshei Sholom
5348 Grove Street, West Palm Beach 33409. Phone 684-3212.
Rabbi Isaac Vender 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 Beth Kodesh of Boynton Beach
501 N.E. 26 Avenue, Boynton Beach Phone 586-9428. Rabbi
Avrom L. Drazin. Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9
a.m.
Golden Lakes Tempi*
1470 Golden Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach 3341 1. 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 9a.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 10a.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., Saturdoy 9:30 a.m. Daily M.nyan 8:15 a.m.,
Sunday and Legal Holidays 9 a.m.
Temple Beth Sholom
224 N W. Avenue "G". Belle Glade 33430. Sabbath serv.ces
Friday, 8:30 p.m. Phone 996-3886
Temple Beth Sholom
315 N. "A" Street, Lake Worth 33460. Phone 585-5020. Robbi
Emanuel Eisenberg, Cantor Jacob Elmon. Serv.ces Monday and
Thursdoy 8:15 am Friday 8 I5p.m Saturday 9 o.m
Temple Betii 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 8:45 a.m. Rabb. Nathan
Miller; Cantor Choim Baltuck. Phone 793-91 22
Temple B'nai Jacob
2177 So. Congress Ave., West Palm Beach 33406. Phone 433-
5957. Rabbi Dr. Morris Silberman Cantor Gary D. Kessler Sab-
bath services. Friday 8 p.m., Saturday and Holidays 9 a.m.
Monday and Thursday 9 am.
Temple Emanu-EI
190 North County Road, Palm Beach 33480. Phone 832-0804
Rabbi Joel Chazm, Cantor David Dardasht.. Sabbath services
Friday 8:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.
Temple Emeth
5780 West Atlantic Avenue. Delray Beach 33446. Phone 498-
3536. Rabb. Bernard S.lver, Cantor Seymour Z.sook. Sabbath
services, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Saturdoy and holiday, 8:45 a m
Daily Minyan, 8:45a.m. and5p.m.
TlwTreesere Coast Jewish Center
(Martin County) 3257 s E ajina Rood (opposite Winn-Dixie),
Stuart. FL 33490 President L.ef Graz.: 1-287-7732 Fndoy service
8 p.m
Lake Worth Jewish Center
Lake Worth Jewish Center, c-o Greenacres Country Day School,
North 57th Avenue and Lake Worth Road, lake Worth 33463
Phone 967-9353. Fndoy night services8:15 p.m.
CONSERVATIVE LIBERAL
Temple Eternal Light
Boca West Community UMC, 8900 Boca West, Glades Rood (I
mile west of Boca Turnpike). The free Synagogue, P.O. Box 3,
Boca Raton 33432. Phone: 368-1600, 391-1111. Robbi Ben|omm
Rosayn. Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 p.m
ORTHODOX
Congregation Aitz Chaim
Century Village, West Palm Beach. Phone 689-4675. Sabboth
services 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Daily services 8:15 a.m. and 6:30
p.m.
Congregation Anshei Emwna
16189 Corter Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446 Phone 499-9229
Robbi Louis Sacks. Daily services 8a.m. and 5p.m. Soturdoyond
holidays 8:45 o.m.
REFORM
The Reform Temple of Jupiter-Tequesta
at St. Jude Church (Parrish Hall) 204 U.S. No 1 So.; mailing
address Plaza 222, U.S. No. I, Tequesta 33458 Phone 747-4235^
President Jeanne Tarsches. Services the second and fourth
Friday 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 Marl.n Rosen Sabbath services
Friday 815 p.m Torah Study with Rabbi Singer, Saturday 9 13
am Sabbath morning services 10 30 a m
Temple Beth Shalom
Sl "Helen's Parish Hall, 20th Avenue and Victory Blvd.. Ve'
Beach 32960, mailing address: P.O. Box 2113, Vero Beach, n
32961 2113. Rabbi Stephen Adams. Phone 1-569-0180
Temple Beth Torah
at St. David's in the Pines Episcopal Retreat. Fores! Hill Blvd a
Wellmgion Trace, West Palm Beach. Mailing address
Lantern Tree Lone, West Palm Beach 33411*. Friday serv'"s ,
p.m. Rabbi Steven R. Westman, Cantor Nicholas Fenakel. r
793-2700.
Temple Israel
1901 No. Flagler Dr.. West Palm Beach 33407. phone8?hS]
Rabb. Howard Shapiro, Cantorial Soloist Susan Weiss, boo
services, Friday 8 p.m.
Temple Judea
at St. Catherine's Greek Orthodox Church Social Hall,,
Washington Rd., at Southern Boulevard. Rabbi Joel L > ^,
Cantor Rito Shore. Mailing address 5154 Okeechobee BWO
Palm Beach, Fl 33409. Phone 471-1526.
Temple Sinai
at Cason-Un.ted Methodist Church, corner of Lake Ida R ^
Sw.nton Ave., Delray. Phone 276-6161. Mailing 0 N.W 9th Street. Delray Beach 33444. Rabbi Samuel
Friday services 8:15 p. m.


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Because Some One Cared Benjamin Netanyahu To Be
hhe following is a guest
XI written by Sanford
unther,LCSW staff case-
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nily tensions and problems.
working with such
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bblem areas that have arisen
[most cases, 1) the expecta-
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stepchildren to the new
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h-parents to come on too
(ongly with love for their
p-children, and 3) competi-
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Caring relationships take
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Because children come from
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Typically, "excessively" warm
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loyalty conflicts for children.
If step-parents can
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step-children, then the child's
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and the new step-relationship
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RO JECT RENEWAL


Page 2 / Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
Project Renewal
As Seen By Our
Man In Jerusalem
Zelig Chinitz
The efforts of the Project
Renewal campaign are pri-
marily a success story. One
million seven hundred and
fifty thousand Jews were
brought into Israel since 1948
through the efforts of Federa-
tion United Jewish Appeal
campaigns. Most were suc-
cessful at absorption into Is-
raeli society. However, some
300.000. who because of their
country of origin and
depressed socio-economic
background, did not manage
to integrate effectively into
the society. They created
pockets of social and economic
distress in certain develop-
ment towns and suburbs of
major cities in Israel.
Recognizing that this was
an intolerable situation with
about 10 percent of the Israeli
population afflicted with
social and economic problems,
the government of Israel in
conjunction with the Jewish
Agency representing world
Jewry launched Project
Renewal. It was designed to
complete the job undertaken
two decades ago when the
parents of these residents
came to Israel.
From the onset, Project Re-
newal was conceived as a
partnership with the govern-
ment of Israel concentrating
on housing solutions and the
Jewish Agency through local
Federation campaigns
focusing on the social and ed-
ucational programs designed
to improve the quality of life
in these neighborhoods.
In the final analysis, Isra-
el's greatest resource is
human resources (her people).
The land itself is not blessed
with minerals, oil, et-
c. but she hopes to de-
velop a viable economy
through the cultivation of
human talents which can add
to the gross national product
of the country by virtue of its
expertise and technical know-
how.
Therefore Project Renewal
becomes essential to Israel's
capacity to survive economi-
cally and socially. From the
very beginning optimism to
the chance of success was
evident because of three
varied innovations.
First of all, the plan for the
neighborhoods was compre-
hensive. Improvements in the
social, physical and cultural
areas were to be accomplished
together in a parallel fashion.
Secondly, the residents of
the neighborhoods became
involved because local partici-
pation was stressed. Steering
committees of local residents
were formed.
Thirdly, there is a special
relationship of Israel to a
twinning community over-
seas. Renewal has been in
existence for four years but
did not take off until this last
element was incorporated.
In terms of strengthening
the ties of overseas Jewry
with Israel, Project Renewal
has, in a course of a few years,
involved community leaders
overseas with the children of
immigrants in the neighbor-
hoods who experience a
genuine sense of unity.
Through Project Renewal the
concept of "WE ARE ONE"
assumes a special dimension
that engages the minds and
hearts of the future genera-
tions of world Jewry and the
people in the neighborhoods.
Zelig Chinitz, the resident
representative of the United
Israel Appeal in Jerusalem, is
considered "our man in Jeru-
salem" our link with the
Jewish Agency.
H. irwin Levy, Project Renewal Chairman
"I am very excited about Project Renewal because of the direct relationship
with the people who will be receiving the benefits as well as an ability to see the
results of our efforts. With a goal of $250,000 per year over the next five years,
we can achieve great success in providing better physical structures and im-
proving the quality and quantity of social welfare programs in Giora and Gil
Amal. All of this can be accomplished only with the involvement of the people
who live in these neighborhoods. Their input, along with the funds raised by the
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, means everything to the success of
Project Renewal
Peter Cummings, Project Renewal co-chairman
"The cornerstone of Project Renewal is the creation of a twin relationship
between the residents of Palm Beach County and the residents of the Gil Amal
and Giora neighborhoods in Hod Hasharon. The Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County s Project Renewal Committee and the residents of the neigh-
borhoods have worked together to set priorities. We have participated in the
implementation of social wetfareprograms for the residents and their children.
HtyflwfMll are the norm in Giora, Gil Amal and in most Project Renewal
neighborhoods. Because of the large number of youngsters involved, the
siiccess ofProject Renewal is as crucial to the future security of Israel as are
secure borders.
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Myron J. Nickman, General Campaign Chairman
"The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County has undertaken the respon-
sibility of helping over 1.000 mostly Sephardic families in Hod Hasharon enter
the mainstream of Israeli life. To do this, we have pledged to raise $1 1 million
y.t TF22" P?riod..in action to our regular Federation-UJA campaign
efforts. All dollars for this separate Project Renewal campaign will go directlvto
give the residents of Giora and Gil Amal. Hod Hasharons impover^hadn2ttS-
borhoods, a new lease on life." *u
Michael c. Burrows, Special Gifts vice Chairman
"During my trip to Israel this summer to explore the in-depth issues underlying
the 1984 United Jewish Appeal campaign, I observed the sense of pride that the
residents of Hod Hasharon possessed and I really respected it. I saw that the
needs of these people are enormous. Among other things, the children must be
given an opportunity so that they will be able to take their proper place in the
mainstream of Israeli life." i-


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magine.
living in a neighborhood
where housing is sub-standard, 45 percent of the children are psychologically
damaged, health care Is minimal, dental care Is nonexistent, families cannot earn
enough money to support themselves, and social welfare programs to help them are
Insufficient. These are the neighborhoods In which 300,000 Sephardlm In Israel live
with little hope, with a bleak future.
Project Renewal, a partnership with the people of these neighborhoods, the Israeli
government and communities In the Diaspora, was Initiated In 1977 by Prime Minister
Menachem Begin to begin an effort to improve the quality of life in Israel's depressed
areas. Project Renewal became their hope for a better tomorrow and is beginning to
make an Impact In these dilapidated and poverty stricken neighborhoods.
The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach county has adopted Hod Hasharon, northeast
of Tel Aviv, as Its Project Renewal twinned city, we have assumed responsibility for
upgrading the standard of living of 1,000 families In Hod Hasharons Impoverished
neighborhoods of Clora and Gil Amal.
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first change the conditions of
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Connecting With The People Of Israel
"We want to bring the mes-
sage of Project Renewal to our
local community and to get
people involved with the
people of Israel," stated Julie
Cummings, Project Renewal
Chairman for Women's
Division of the Jewish Feder-
ation of Palm Beach County
and the liaison for Project Re-
newal from the National
United Jewish Appeal Young
Women's Leadership Cabinet
to this community.
Julie, who sits on the
Project Renewal Committee of
the Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County, was in Hod
Hasharon. this community's
twinned neighborhood in Is-
rael, in March for Budget
Committee meetings with the
local council. She renewed
friendships that had devel-
oped during her previous two
visits.
This time she visited with a
woman who didn't speak En-
glish. "We didn't need a
translator because, as women,
we were able to communicate.
She is a working woman with
six children who live together
in a tiny house." But the
important thing, Julie relates,
is for this woman and others
like her to feel that fellow
Jews care about them and are
with them. "Project Renewal
helps them to feel better about
themselves. Women are learn-
ing to read and write and con-
tribute to society."
The people in Hod
Hasharon are very warm and
realize that someone cares
about them," Julie said. "I
admired a piece of art work on
the wall of one woman's
house. She immediately took
it down and gave it to me. The
next time I came to visit she
had made something for me."
While in Hod Hasharon,
Julie visited some of the
town's facilities including the
day care center. "It was an
eye opening experience for me.
I learned that people are the
same all over and want the
same things for their children
to be clothed, fed, and for
them to be happy."
"I really think that Project
Renewal is the future. We
actually get to know the
people and can be a part of
their lives. I can't see us drop-
ping our friendships after the
five years of Project Renewal
Julie and Peter Cummings in Hod Hasharon
are completed. The bond that
we have made, and will con-
tinue to make, will last a life-
time."
Women's Division is plan-
ning to take an active role in
involving this community
with the people of Hod
Hasharon. "We encourage as
many people as can to visit
our twinned neighborhood in
Israel," said Julie. "We will
also have people from Gil
Amal and Giora, Hod
Hasharon's distressed
borhoods, come to our
munity so that people
have a chance to meet andt
with them and experi
their indomitable spirit."
Ketuba: Women's Division's
Covenant of Renewal
Marva Per r in, campaign
vice president for the Wo-
men's Division of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
County, has announced that
the Women's Division will be
presenting a lithograph of a
Ketuba from the original col-
lage by Israeli artist Pinchas
Shaar to women who make a
commitment of $2500 or more
to Project Renewal. This con-
tribution is in addition to the
regular Federation-UJA cam-
paign and goes directly to aid
the residents of Hod
Hasharon's two distressed
neighborhoods, Gil Amal and
Giora.
The Ketuba was adopted in
1978 by national Women's
Division as its special ap-
proach to spread the message
of Renewal in communities
throughout the United States.
It represents a covenant of
Renewal between Women's
Division and the people of Is-
rael. "Although several wo-
men in our community have
received the Ketuba from na-
tional Women's Division in
the past few years in recogni-
tion of their commitment to
Project Renewal, this is the
first year that we, as a local
Women's Division, are part-
icipating in this exciting pro-
gram." stated Marva. -
The Ketuba, designed espe-
cially for national *vomen's
Division, is sized 23"xS2" and
is a lithograph in eight colors
containing much symbolism.
The three pomegranates loc-
ated at the top of the Ketuba
are a symbol of plenty, over-
flowing with knowledge.
Below the pomegranates are
two doves. In the Jewish trad-
ition, they symbolize love,
faith and allegiance. Under-
neath the dove, in an orna-
mental design on either side,
are two clusters of grapes
which remind us of Eretz
Yisroel.
On each side of the Ketuba
is a Shield of David with a
Lion of Judah in the center.
They signify Jewish eternity
and renewal. Encircling the
Kutuba in the inner border are
ancient Hebraic signs of the
Zodiac. These are referred to
as "Mazalot," signs of good
luck or signs of destiny.
The name of the woman
who receives the Ketuba will
be inscribed in English and
Hebrew. Below her name is
the inscription "Through the
Women's Division of United
Jewish Appeal accept our
covenant of faithfulness with
the people of Israel. May all
Jews be blessed with the op-
portunity to live in freedom
with dignity, and realize the
dream of individual fulfill-
_ ment."
The Women's Division goal
for Project Renewal is to be-
come involved in services
mostly related to children and
families. These are in the areas
of day care, pre-kindergarten
classes, nutrition classes for
mothers, day camp, training
mothers to play and work with
their children, meals tor
students and senior citizens
and other social services.
The $2500 commitment to
Project Renewal is payable
over a five year period. Over
the years approximately one
thousand women have
ceived the Ketuba in recogn.
tion of their contribution.
Seventeen women from the
Palm Beaches are included in
these numbers. They are
Ruthe Eppler, Dorothy
Goldstein, Barbara Gordon,
Syd Gordon, Norma Grabler,
Shirley Leibow, Rhoda
Lerner, Jeanne Levy,
Mittleman, Marva Pe
Adele Siegel, Beatii
Solomon, Betty Steinberg!
Rose Zivian.


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Tehila
Giving Women
Second Chance
At Learning
By MARILYN GRANT,
Project Renewal Coordinator
In Hod Hasharon
I "TEHILA" is a Hebrew
I acronym which translates
I into the most exciting edu-
cational program in the
| entire Project Renewal
array of excellent social
programs. TEHILA is the
Adult Education program
which is giving many of our
Giora and Gil Amal women
a second chance at learning.
The program is designed
to provide basic education-
al skills to those people who
have never before had the
chance or the time to learn.
Most of the women in the
course come from the
Arabic speaking countries;
they were born in places
like Morocco, Iraq, or
Algeria. They were from
families who had lived
many generations under
the most abysmal condi-
tions. In their past, it
wasn't considered impor-
tant to teach girls how to
read and write, and by the
time they settled into their
new homeland, Israel, they
were already on their way
toward raising large fami-
lies of their own.
The word, TEHILA,
means "fame" or
famous," and that's just
how these more than one
hundred area women feel
when they pick up their
school books and confront
the whole world of learning
N is available. Four
times a week, under special
frangements that free
them from their family
chores, they enter the halls
learning. The classes,
toth morning and after-
m to accommodate the
jwking woman as well as
m home-bound, offer
oarses in basic Hebrew
reacting and writing, in
Jewish history,
K^Phy, trithmetic, and
J English. In addition,
fwe are special education-
al trips and lectures, which
goje them, some for the
2 tune, to the wonderful
tod of Israel.
The courses may seem
Jjjjttd enough, but the
iudents are anything but!
tal^F ""^ from the
J2 20 s to the late 70's,
^ st all are women. Some
PJ as domestics or fac-
KrSJer?V80ine have
C hldaj<* outside the
the m Gr?ndmothers form
rmajonty of this diverse
group because the one time
and the circumstances have
given them the opportu-
nity. But the one character-
istic which defines each and
every student is
"motivation."
Never have I seen more
eager students or better
teacher-student relation-
ships. Whenever I visit the
Tehila classroom, I come
away moved. Emmy, who
directs the Hod Hasharon
Tehila program and is one
of the 12 teachers, says that
"this excitement ot seeing
'these students -learning
makes it a joy to go to work
each day." She blesses Pro-
ject Renewal for making it
all possible. She only
wishes that funding could
be made available to extend
the now four-year course of
basic education into an ad-
ditional four-year program
that would bring the stu-
dents up to High School
level. This is her dream;
one which all her "famous"
students share with her.
Saba, why can *t you read?
Dina's dark eyes glowed as she
explained to her "sister" a visitor
from Palm Beach, "my children
accepted the fact that I could
neither read nor write, but my
grandchildren didn't under-
stand."
Dina was born in India. Girls
didn't go to school. They worked
along side of their mothers,
cooking and caring for younger
brothers and sisters until at age
13 or 14 they too stood under
the chupa and the cycle began
anew.
Dina came to Israel and to the Gil Amal neighborhood in Hod
Hasharon 35 years ago as a young (15-year-old) mother of a year
old baby. The family settled into a 21/2-room house and over the
years six more children were born and grew up in the same little
house. Dina never really had time to dwell on her own needs, her
frustrations, her personal growth. She was first and foremost wife
and mother and life was hard and time always short, one day, two
years ago, one of her grandchildren burst Into her little house ex-
citingly calling "Saba, Saba, look the teacher wrote Tov Ma od (very
good) on my paper, look and read it Saba." Dina had to tell her
granddaughter that she couldn't read. The child looked at her in
amazement. She couldn't believe couldn't grasp that her "saba"
couldn't read.
That's when Project Renewal began to take on a special
meaning for Dina. She had heard of the Tehila program the
adult basic education program sponsored by Project Renewal and
funded by people who called themselves 'Partners in Renewal" of
the Hod Hasharon neighborhoods of Gil Amal and Giora the
Jews of Palm Beach. These Jews really cared and wanted to help.
Dina is now in her second year of studies. She proudly showed
her copy book to Mrs. Monchick. Dina studies hard. She's learning
Hebrew, arithmetic, history and next year she'll begin a bit of
English. Dina is doing this for herself and for her little gran-
ddaughter who will never again ask "but Saba, why can't you
read?"



Project Renewal Committee
H. Irwin Levy, chairman
Peter Cummings, vice chairman
Marlene Burns
Michael Burrows
Julie Cummings
Sheila Engelstein
Eva Hirsch
Rabbi Howard Hirsch
Arnold Lamport
Marilyn Lamport
Jeanne Levy
Eileen Nickman
Myron J. Nickman
Larry Ochstein
Marva Pen-in
Berenice Rogers
AlanShulman
Dr. Elizabeth Shulman
Leah Siskin
PhiUBiskin
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Say "yes" to Sara, a 2-
year-old living in
Giora, and thousands
like her who now will
have the opportunity
to build a better life
for herself through
the efforts of Project
Renewal.
Help support the following programs
and services in Hod Hasharon.
Early Childhood Development Center
Sports Programs
Youth Club
Community Newspaper
Adult and Young Adult Clubs
Adult Education
Day Care Center
Senior Citizen Club
9 Music Programs
Counseling Programs for High
School Students
Pre-natal Clinic
Dental and Health Clinics
Mother-Child Clinic
Neighborhood Playgrounds
Programs for Physically and
Emotionally Handicapped
Learning Disabilities Program
This is a Project Renewal Pledge Card
JEWISH FEDERATION OF PALM DEACH COUNTY
501 Sojfh Fiogief Drive Suite 305
We Palm Deoch Honda 30401
PROJECT RENEWAL
My Project Renewal pledge m support of the Gioro and Gil Amai
neighborhoods ot Hod Hasharon. Israel will be S______________
ro be paid over_________________________years.
niiisnj niti-rnnn rvian
PROJECT RENEWAL
Name.
Aadress.
Tel.
Contributor's Signature.
Date_____________
With your signature on it, we can strengthen the ties
that bind us to the families in Hod Hasharon, by
helping them build a better future through Project
Renewal.


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