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Title:
The Jewish Floridian the voice of the Jewish community of Palm Beach County
Uniform Title:
Jewish Floridian (Palm Beach, Fla. : 1982)
Running title:
Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
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4 v. : ill. ;
Language:
English
Publisher:
Fred K. Shochet
Place of Publication:
Miami, Fla

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United States -- Florida -- Palm Beach -- Palm Beach

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 8, no. 41 (Dec. 24, 1982)-v. 11, no. 26 (Aug. 30, 1985).
General Note:
"Combining Our voice and Federation reporter."

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University of Florida
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IvOlCE OF
JEWISH
IUMITY OF
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""Jewish Horidian
VOLUME 10-NUMBER 23
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JULY 8,1984
as CENTS
First Jewish Astronaut Judith Resnik
Jelen silver
6ngton (jta)
ve come a long way,
|e advertising slogan
pular cigarette tells
nd it has been some
the first woman
first woman bus
irsi woman rabbi,
Tsuch "firsts" made
Ihe news.
first Jewish astro-
I second woman in
pji\ still something
about, qualified a
bit with little cringes of envy
from those of us who once
read the Flash Gordon comic
strip and envied his fearless
woman partner, Dale.
HOW DOES Judith Resnik
feel about becoming the
second woman in space on or
after July 6, and about her
duties as mission specialist on
NASA's 12th space shuttle
flight? Resnik is said to be
excited about being on board
the first flight on the Orbiter
Discovery for a seven-day
mission.
However, a curtain of si-
lence surrounds Resnik and
her five male crew members
who have been shielded from
the press before Liftoff.
Every moment must be
devoted to perfecting the
techniques to make the
spacelift a success, a moment
for which Resnik has trained
for five years after being
selected as astronaut-in-
training because of her emi-
nently outstanding qualifica-
tions and highly technical
work experience.
Thirty-five-year-old Resnik,
whose brunette good looks
and charming smile are now
well-known, grew up in
Akron, Ohio, and graduated
from Firestone High School
in 1966. She earned a
bachelor's degree in electrical
engineering from Carnegie-
Mellon University in 1970,
and Doctorate in electrical
engineering from the Univer-
sity of Maryland in 1977.
AFTER GRADUATING
from Carnegie-Mellon, Res-
nik was employed by RCA in
New Jersey and Virginia as a
design engineer. Her RCA
projects included developing
circuitry for radar control
systems, engineering support
1 for NASA sounding rockets,
and telemetry systems pro-
grams.
From 1974-77, Resnik was
a biomedical engineer and
, staff fellow in the Laboratory
of Neurophysiology at the
National Institute of Health,
| Bethesda, MD. Just before
Continued on Page 12
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Ich Jewish Leader Says
iefusenik Situation Worsening in Soviet Union
fIN EYTAN
(JTA) The
Jewish activists
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gotten worse in
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president of the
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cently returned from a four-
day visit to Moscow as the
personal guest of President
I rancois Mitterrand.
Klein was the first Jewish
leader ever invited by a head
of government to accompany
him on an official visit to the
Soviet Union. He told the
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
that Mitterrand's gesture
served to make public opi-
nion more aware of the
plight of Soviet Jewry and
probably made the Soviet au-
thorities more conscious of
the gravity with which the
West views this issue.
Klein expressed the hope
that the heads of other
\\ stern governments would
follow Mitterrand's example
and invite Jewish leaders to
accompany them to the
USSR.
Klein attended all official
functions in Moscow. At his
request, Foreign Minister
Claude Cheysson raised the
issue of Soviet Jews at his
meetings with Soviet officials,
especially Foreign Minister
Andrei Gromyko who is
regarded by many in the
West as currently the most
powerful man in the USSR
after President Konstantin
Chernenko.
Cheysson referred specif-
ically to the cases of five
Jewish activists considered
most urgent. Klein refused to
name them however nor
would he say what the Soviet
response was.
He told the JTA that he
himself managed to meet
with a Jewish refusenik in
Moscow. He did not identify
the man who, he said, has
been waiting 10 years for an
exit visa. But he said he was
told by the refusenik that in
recent months the situation
has worsened for Jewish
activists and many now fear
that the Soviet authorities
might ban exit visas altogeth-
er. They attribute this at least
in part to the worsening of
East-West relations, Klein
said.
On .Friday night, the CR1F
president attended services at
Moscow's main and only
synagogue where he found
only a handful of elderly
people. According to Klein
most Moscow Jews probably
knew of his presence but
were discouraged by the au-
thorities from trying to ap-
proach him. He said he was
told that attendance at the
Friday night services was less
than normal, probably for
that reason.
Klein said the rabbi and
sexton told him that the con-
gregation's dues pay for the
synagogue's upkeep. He said
the building was in good
condition.
Camp Shalom
First Day Brings Smiles
By LOUISE ROSS
Assistant News Coordinator
Even the rain that began to fall couldn't
dampen the enthusiasm of 270 first day
campers at Camp Shalom as they eagerly
rushed from the buses. The 55-member staff
under the direction of Hareen Bertisch was
ready with rainy day activities until the sun
belatedly made its appearance later in the day.
"We have an amazing staff which has made
this first day flow so smoothly. The children
are having a ball. With only one stubbed toe,
we're off to a great start," Mrs. Bertisch said.
Ruth Dillenberger, the Israeli Scout, was in
great demand with all the campers as the day
progressed. She will have each group come
together with her twice during the week to
learn about Israel through song, dance and
discussions.
Mrs. Bertisch related each year the Scout
has a completely different personality which
adds to the children's fascination with the
representative of Israel. The Scouts also get
very involved and attached to the children.
"Mcrav Michacii, our Israeli Scout last year,
called this morning to find out how everyone
was. I couldn't tell her too much about how
the day was going as she called at 3:45 a.m.,
not realizing the time differential.' laughed
Mrs. Bertisch. Continued on Peg* 2
On the opening day of Camp Shalom, smiling campers drowd
around their counselor, Jack Rosenbanm. director of the
Computer-Sports Camp.


Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Friday, July 6, 1984
Professionals Choose
Life As Unwed Mothers
By BEN GALLOB
M vs YORK (JTA)
Two massive changes in
American social patterns
the emergence of a growing
number of upwardly mobile,
well-paid women profes-
sionals, including Jewish
women professionals, and the
unprecedented liberalization
of sexual mores may have
produced a development
unique in western society: an
organized and growing group
of American women who
choose to have children out
of wedlock.
Many of them are members
of Single Mothers by Choice
(SMBC), a kind of mutual
aid society organized by Jane
Mattes, a New York City
psychotherapist, who
described the development
and functions of SMBC at a
luncheon sponsored by the
American Jewish Committee
last January and elaborated
on the rationale and activities
of the group in several tele-
phone interviews with the
Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
She said SMBC has a
mailing list of about 1,000
women and holds monthly
meetings at a nearby church
for which attendance
fluctuates. She said 20
members is considered a
small attendance and 40 a
large attendance. The group
holds "thinkers series"
sessions three Monday nights
a month, on alternate
months, to discuss the pros
and cons of unwed mother-
hood. She said attendance at
those sessions is restricted to
ten women so that their
concerns can get thorough
attention.
The group also holds two
social events each year and 65
members attended the most
recent one. Indicating she did
not know the personal
histories of many of the
members, including a number
of out-of-town members, she
estimated that about half of
the unwed mothers are
Jewish.
At the luncheon, according
to a report in the newsletter
of the Committee's William
Petschek National Jewish
Family Center, Ms. Mattes,
the unmarried mother of a
four-year-old and the person
who started SMBC. was the
featured speaker. She
"movingly described what it
is like to be a woman in her
mid-thirties with no im-
mediate prospect of marriage
and the gnawing fear** that it
might soon be too late for
her to bear a child.
"At age 36, after consider-
ing and rejecting the pos-
sibility of adoption, she chose
to become pregnant."
according to the newsletter.
She stressed SMBC members
are not opposed to marriage
"if the right man should
appear."
She told the JTA that
about 75 percent of the
unwed mothers use artificial
insemination because they
feel it is not fair to involve a
man in such a situation. She
said a great deal of informa-
tion is available about the
donor of the sperm, including
whether he is Jewish, his
race, his family background
and related information.
The group, small in
number initially, began
meeting in 1981 and was
incorporated as a non-profit
organization under state law
in 1983. Dues are S45 a year,
which includes a monthly
newsletter, she said.
Once a woman has
attended a thinkers series
session, she can attend the
monthly meetings, Ms.
Mattes said. The goal of thai
series is to explain the
realities of unwed mother-
hood to women thinking
about it.
'One really can't do it
alone.'* she said. "You have
to have a support system,
which takes time to build
up.'* Some women who
deliberately become pregnant
discuss with unwed mothers
the idea of having an
abortion, once they have
learned trom SMBC members
the complications and
demands ol motherhood on a
single woman. Ms. Mattes
said that alter the age of 34.
abortions are rare.
\jreemg that a woman
planning to have a child out
ot wedlock needs a consid-
erable amount of savings for
pre-natal care, the birth,
after-care and planning for
the infant's future education
as an adolescent and young
adult. she said women
coming to the thinkers
session are urged to save as
much money as they can and
to have insurance. She said
some SMBC members had
saved enough to buy a house.
She said that for her, and
Continued on Page 5 ___
Israel Is Life
Jeffrey Gottlieb is the first place winner
mediate grade category in the Israel is
( ontest sponsored by the Jewish Federal
'" the m
Life
M
Beach County and the Jewish Community c
honor of Yom Ha'Atzmaut, Israel Independe*
Jeffrey was a sixth grade student at the jt*S
munity Day School when he submitted his
essay
By JEFFREY GOTTLIEB
I feel close to Israel because 1 am a Jew Mam
live in Israel. Jews of Israel and the Jews of "the diat
have the same customs and traditions such as ke
Shabbat and keeping kosher. I think there should
big reunion with all the Jews from many countries
Jews should be together and see each other. I think
could learn from other Jews. I think we should L
Jewish pen-pals. All Jews should be together forevs
their own country, Israel.
Youth Aliyah:
Rescue and Rehabilitation
This third part of a series
on Youth Aliyah spotlights
one of the many people who
were helped by Youth Aliyah
as a child.
By the time he was IS,
Yehuda Bacon was already a
graduate of Theresienstadt,
Auschwitz and Mauthausen.
In Theresienstadt, he received
his first formal art lessons
and sold some of his
drawings for food. in
Auschwitz, he lost his parents
and sister and found the
tragic vision that would later
inform and shape his art.
Alter the war, recuperating
in a children's home in
Prague. Yehuda drew from
memory every aspect of
concentration camp life and
death. He was determined
that the suffering he had
witnessed would not pass into
oblivion, but would be set
lorth in undeniable and
riveting images.
Yehuda was one of the
children that Youth Aliyah's
emisaries lound as they
searched Europe tor young
survisors. In 1946, with
Youth Aliyah's help, he
received an entry permit lor
Palestine and was taken to
the village o! Mikveh Israel
to study Hebrew and
agriculture. But Yehuda was
not to become a farmer with
the other youngsters at the
youth village. His
extraordinary artistic talent
was quickly recognized, and
he was sent to Bezalel
Academy of Art in
Jerusalem. Guided bv
interested people
Youth Aliyah and sup
by grants and schola
Yehuda pursued hisstv
Israel and abroad.
Still in contact with I
Aliyah and proud
Continued on P^e 12
Arnold I am pert, general chairman of tie 19*5
Federation of Palm Beacb County-United Jewitf
campaign, discusses plans for 1985 with UJA P
Chairman Alex Grass of Harrbburg, Pa- at the recmj
National Leadership Conference in Washington, B.C.
First Day
Brings Smiles
Continued from Page 1
Hareen Bertisch (left]. Camp Shalom director, enjoys a light
moment with third year camper, Samantha Donde.
Several innovations have
been introduced this summer.
Sports specialist, Alan
Goldstein, will oversee all
sports related activities.
Nineteen youngsters in the
Computer-Sports Camp,
under the direction of Jack
Rosenbaum, will spend three
mornings a week on
computers while the rest of
the time will be devoted to
learning about and
participating in a variety of
sports.
This year 60 third through
sixth graders, who are part of
the Sabra group, will have
the opportunity to select
either computers. water
sports, folk art or the
performing arts for an inten-
sive program meeting three
altcrnoons a week. After two
vveeks of a particular activity
they may choose to tackle
another area.
All children will be able to
participate in the Discovery
Room where they will expe-
rience a hands on approach
to diflcrent facets of science
and nature. The Science
Museum and Planetarium of
Palm Beach County has
made available their traveling
kits and ideas on subjects
from geology to astronomy.
Mrs. Bertisch noted that
parents can also contribute
by lending collections; small
animals, like hamsters;
magnets; microscopes, etc.
As the first day drew to a
close, Jason Wanuck, 10, a
veteran camper of seven
years, compared notes with
his friend, Craig Mazer, who
was attending Camp Shalom
for the first time. Jason likes
the Sabra division the best
because, although he is a
sports enthusiast, he likes the
variety of activities including
field trips.
His friend, Craig, agreed.
"It's fun. Wc made fishing
rods today and we're going
fishing Monday," he said.
I heir happy laces reflected a
successful opening day of
Camp Shalom.

\
Craig Mtrer |kW "{j
vHB the fgfyl
made on "< '"
for the folio*"
fishing IriP-


Friday, July 6, 1984 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 3
immunity Involvement Vital
ackling Jewish Middle Class Unemployment
By LOUISE ROSS
ubitni News Coordinator
iev used to graduate
college, easily get a job
, eood potential and only
' e jobs for upward
EL By the time they
fS'their 40's and 50's,
k felt fairly secure finan-
L Unemployment was
{[thing unskilled laborers
le concerened with, not
Lever, today, with the
Uearance of smokestack
tsiries and the emergence
[high-tech industries, this
Lla is rapidly changing.
H-management is no longer
Lmand. For the first time,
tgwiih an alarmingly high
Linage ol unemployed
Lwide, ihc Jewish
fadle class is in trouble,
[oby Chabon, vocational
Lice specialist with the
Lish Family and Children's
Lice, a beneficiary agency
Ithe Jewish Federation of
jm Beach County, has
Irmed that this is a pheno-
hon of crisis proportions.
lost Jewish people think
Le things don't happen to
Is or just occur in isolated
Its. This is no longer
t," Ms. Chabon said.
("This has nothing to do
skills and abilities but
the changing nature of
[job market. We are going
bugh a technological
olution similar to the
lustrial Revolution. For
nple, in the typical high
tech industry, for every
engineer involved in designing
a computer chip, there will be
hundreds of minimum wage
employees assembling,
packaging and shipping the
product," she said.
Since the majority of jobs
being created by these
industries are at the low end
of the spectrum, the Jewish
people are having difficulties
because these are not the
types of jobs that most of the
middle class is used to
seeking.
The social services and
humanities, which tradi-
tionally have a high
percentage of Jews, are also
being hard hit. With the con-
tinuing decline in federal
spending, there are going to
be fewer and fewer jobs for
social workers, psychologists,
rehabilitation counselors,
etc., Ms. Chabon explained.
This also has implications
for the future in terms of
higher education for young
people. What schools or
training should they choose
that will assure them a secure
future, not to face unem-
ployment in their forties or
fifties?
The fact that Palm Beach
County now has a Jewish
vocational service specialist to
assist the unemployed, the
underemployed, and to do
career planning underscores
the need for such services.
According to Ms. Chabon,
the response has been over-
Toby Chabon, vocational service specialist at the Jewish
Family and Children's Service, talks with a client about his
recent job interview.
whelming since she moved to
this community a few months
ago. "I had expected to get
out into the community for
the first several months to let
people know I was available
and how I could help them
but, because of the demand,
I have been in this office
dealing with clients exclu-
sively mainly in the area
of unemployment."
One such client is a 35 year
old married man with one
child. He was working in
distribution management,
earning a salary in the $30's.
He has a Bachelor's degree in
business from a fine univer-
sity with 10-12 years of
extensive warehouse and
retail experience at manage-
ment levels.
After relocating to this
area, the firm he worked for
went out of business.
Although he was able to get
another job in the same field,
he is underemployed because
he is making a salary in the
lower teens. However, he
now realizes he will have to
improve his job searching
skills and, most likely, will
have to relocate once more to
find a job near his original
responsibilities and salary.
To assist people like this
client and others who have
suddenly found themselves in
similar situations, Ms.
Chabon is developing
resources within the Jewish
community to locate jobs.
"I'm looking for a Jewish
response either by the organ-
ized Jewish community or by
businessmen and executives
who are in the position to
reach out and help the
unemployed and under-
employed," Ms. Chabon
explained.
"I am asking employers to
list their openings with me so
that a job bank can be
created. I will screen and
make the appropriate referral
but will not send anyone for
an interview who would not
match the employer's
requirements as it would be a
waste of time. I want to
provide success for both,"
she said.
Ms. Chabon noted that she
was not asking Jewish
employers to hire a person
only because they are Jewish,
but because they are qual-
ified. She wants them to be
given a chance to compete, to
be able to get their foot in
the door.
Ms. Chabon explores
several options with those
who seek her help. Retrain-
ing, or learning new skills, is
a viable alternative for many.
It can range from a secretary
Continued on Page 8
Israeli Moshavniks Pioneer Indoor Fanning
ha

Miller examines tomatoes in his glass hothouse at
v Talmei Josef, where he is among contemporary
Pioneers in indoor farming.
h JUDY KRAUSZ
WA Press Service
[JSHAV TALMEI
CV '"ael Meet Natti
or Nathan) Mirier, 32,
"fable bushy-bearded
r '" a remote Negev
* *ho is rapidly becom-
J "Pert in glasshouse
"""re and drip irrigation
as the dynamics of
community devel-
t m.0st Israelis, Natti, a
Hie V ". high,y
S pol,,lcay and
J*y concerned about his
un iPrcscnl and fulu'e.
ivf*r nw> ne has
r5linn,Ve f3r fr0m the
'narbarmerS of '
development region of Besor
on the Sinai border with
Egypt.
The moshav, a cooperative
farming village, was estab-
lished after the controversial
and emotionally charged
evacuation of the Pithat
Rafiah settlements in
northern Sinai as part of the
peace agreement with Egypt.
Talmei Yosef, along with a
dozen other moshavim and
kibbutzim, was moved
virtually lock, stock and
barrel across the new border.
The moshav is one of a
group planned by the Jewish
Agency, in the region along
Israel's new border with
Egypt. The Agency is the
campaigns.
Today the moshav
comprises both the original
families who founded the
settlement in Sinai and new-
comers such as Natti and his
wife, all in their late 20's and
early 30's. The population
mix includes native-born
Israelis along with
immigrants from other
countries.
The luscious, if expensive,
tomatoes which some Israeli
families are eating this winter
came from Natti's and his
neighbors' flourishing new
hothouses. With the guidance
of field advisors from the
Ministry of Agriculture and
the installation of ultra-
modern equipment, this
group of highly motivated
young farmers, nearly all of
them new to the field of agri-
culture, have mastered the
delicate and precise art of
irrigated hothouse farming.
This marks another Israeli
advance in the adaptation for
farming in the off-season. In
addition to tomatoes, they
grow squash, peppers,
cucumbers, melons, mangoes
and grapes, as well as flowers
which are exported by air
daily throughout the winter
to European markets.
"The 'pioneers' of today
are hardly the same as the
founding fathers we learned
about in school," says Natti.
"My mother's father, for
example, was a real idealist.
He was an historian and
translator who came here
from Soviet Georgia in 1925
and insisted on doing manual
labor to participate in
building the country. He died
of overwork and disease
while still a young man. But
today, look at what we have
here. It's something special."
With a sweep of his hand
Nalti takes in his small but
comfortable new house, his
newly planted garden, the
acres of hothouses neatly laid
out in rows behind each
home. He has acquired all
this with long-term loans
from the Jewish Agency,
whose main functions include
the creation of and assistance
to settlements within Israel's
pre-1967 borders.
"I'm near my family 24
hours a day how else
could I have time to be inter-
viewed in my living room in
mid-morning?" he says with
a laugh.
"Loneliness? We get
together with good friends
Continued on Page 5-
Congregation Beth Kodesh
Welcomes New Cantor
.oarren, arid place, principal beneficiary of funds
"* wife Lindsay are allocated to the United
ilits fU30 founding Jewish Appeal by American
H W NJoshav Talmei communities participating in
ated in the new the annual UJA-community
Congregation Beth Kodesh
of Boynton Beach has an-
nounced that Arthur B.
Rosenwasser will be joining
the congregation as Cantor,
effective August 10. In addi-
tion to his cantorial duties
during the High Holy Days,
holiday and Shabbat services.
Cantor Rosenwasser will read
the Torah at the 8:30 a.m.
Monday and Thursday serv-
ices.
Over the past vea"'
Cantor Rosenwasser has
served various congregations.
He was the education director
of Agudath Achim in Shreve-
port, Louisiana for 27 years
and served as director of
education, youth and music
at Temple Emanuel in
Youngstown, Ohio for five
years. Cantor Rosenwasser
has also been with congre-
gations in Warren, Ohio and
Brooklyn, New York.
According to Irving 1.
Koch, President of Congre-
gation Beth Kodesh, Cantor
Rosenwasser also plans to
begin classes in basic Hebrew
for those who would like to
learn or brush up on their
reading abilities to better
appreciate and understand
the services. "His addition to
the staff of Congregation
Beth Kodesh, in association
with our spiritual leader.
Rabbi Avrom L. Drazin, will
provide beautiful and
inspiring services leading to
enriched religious experiences
for all," stated Koch.


"TvC&i 4 iTg"jewisft"ri6fidISn
junty
Israel's Frank Talks
With De Cuellar
It was not necessary for United
Nations Secretary General Javier Perez
De Cuellar to go to Israel in order to
know just how that country and its
people feel about the UN. But go to
Israel he did on his just-concluded nine-
day visit to the Middle East.
While talking to Prime Minister
Yitzhak Shamir, the UN Secretary
General was told in no uncertain terms
that Israel specifically and Jews generally
had not heard the kind of anti-Semitic
denunciations of them, and their Zionist
ideals, since the days of Adolf Hitler as
can be heard on any day during any
debate in the halls of the "world peace
organization."
Furthermore, Shamir told the Secretary
General, the distrust Israel feels for the
United Nations is rooted in the very fiber
of its people and their government. De
Cuellar never denied that he knows this,
and the Israelis were careful during his
visit to express their own admiration of
him personally as a thing apart from the
organization of which he is the
administrative head.
At the same time, De Cuellar felt it
necessary to repeat one of his unalterable
beliefs: that a convening of an
international parley on the Middle East
conflict sponsored by the UN could help
facilitate discussions toward a resolution
of the Israel-Arab dispute and a
settlement of the plight of the Palestinian
people.
In all of this crosstalk in Jerusalem,
there lay a Catch-22. How can Israel
participate in such talks when Israel, its
people and their government distrust the
UN so overwhelmingly? This issue apart,
when last did an Arab nation not walk
out when Israel rose to address the
assembly?
He Vows Support
The upshot of all of this, of course, was
a quiet Israeli demand: De Cuellar must
do something about toning down the
vitriolic anti-Semitism voiced on every
possible occasion by Arab delegations
specifically and their Third World stooges
generally in the halls of the United
Nations.
Furthermore, Shamir was careful to
distinguish between the anti-Semitism
and the anti-Israel sentiments of these
sources so that De Cuellar should
understand that no one is equating
criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism.
Are Israel's feelings about De Cuellar
personally misplaced? We think not. We
hope not. No sooner did he return to New
York than De Cuellar met with a B'nai
B'rith delegation led by President Gerald
Kraft, who repeated Shamir's sentiments
about the United Nations so far as Israel
and Jews are concerned.
It is gratifying to note that De Cuellar
called anti-Semitism "shameful and
unacceptable" and that he would use
means avaUable to him to prevent future
anti-Jewish attacks at the UN.
"You can always rely on my support,"
said De Cuellar.
We are happy to know that And
we now to anticipate changes iniZ^
at the "world peace organiUio^r^H
Jewish Community Must Face Court Ruling Head On
The 6 to 3 Supreme Court ruling on
affirmative action that grew out of the
Memphis case appears to be leaving the
Jewish community in a state of
puzzlement. What should it feel?
Despite anything Jesse Jackson may
have said to the contrary during his
frenzied campaign in the Democratic
primaries, Jews have long been in the
forefront of the American civil rights
movement. As such, their credentials are
sterling so far as standing at the side of
minorities, including blacks, is concerned
when it comes to guaranteeing more than
their equal right to employment
opportunity.
On the other hand, there have been
repeated instances when Jews and the
many organizations representing their
sentiments made pointed statements
about one of the less attractive end-
products of affirmative action programs:
reverse discrimination.
Many minority groups, again including
blacks, are already on record as believing
that charges of reverse discrimination are
a less than secret signal of affirmative
action disapproval. According to them if I
you are against specific cases of reverb
discrimination, ergo you are against
affirmative action.
But this is not necessarily so, and
those who believe it is are apparently at
the root source of the current Jewish
ambivalence toward the Supreme Court', I
ruling in the Memphis case.
What the Jewish community must doi
clear: so far as the ruling is concerned j
must stick to its guns. As in the past it I
must show its time-honored support of
equal opportunity. It must, at the same
time, feel free to be critical of individual
cases of flagrant reverse Discrimination.
Does the Supreme Court ruling render
this entire quandary as moot? Not
necessarily. Equal opportunity will
continue to need strong proponents of thai
principle it holds dear for a long time to
come. The court's ruling does not nullify I
that principle. It would be a pity if Jews!
were intimidated away from offering its
support on the basis that many of the
public now believe that the ruling casts
doubt even on this.
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Volume 10
6 TAMUZ 5744
Number 23
By LESLIE KLINEMAN
UJA Press Service
JERUSALEM Tali is
four years old. Like lots of
children her age, she goes to
gan (nursery school), plays
with her friends, sings,
dances, laughs and learns.
Tali is very pretty, extremely
intelligent, joyful and out-
going, but Tali is special, a
little different from most of
her classmates. When she
dances, she can't hear the
music. When she com-
municates with her friends,
she can't hear their voices.
Her world is silent. Tali is
deaf.
Tali goes to a municipal
gan six mornings a week, as
do most Israeli children her
age. Here with 29 others, she
plays, sings, dances, listens to
stories and learns interesting
things. Together they run,
jump, swing and explore the
world. But in this nursery
class, seven of the 30 children
are deaf.
Tali is learning, very early
in her life, how to get along
in the world, to live with her
handicap and to rise above it,
to recognize the difficulties
and to cope with them. She is
all the richer for this oppor-
tunity, as are her hearing
classmates for theirs.
This is Tali's first year at
an "integrated" gan, but she
had over three years to
prepare for it. The third deaf
child born to deaf parents,
Tali's family brought her as a
baby to Micha, the Asso-
ciation for the Rehabilitation
of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Children in Jerusalem. Micha
is funded in part by the Joint
Distribution Committee, the
bulk of whose income has
come from the campaign of
the United Jewish Appeal.
There she received individ-
ual instruction, attended
nursery, learned to speak
read and write before the
age oi four. At this point,
not every deal child is
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integrated situation, but Tali rhythm and .J
showed such high intelligence
and is such a well-adjusted
and secure child, that she
entered her new environment
with relative ease.
At her Jerusalem gan.
Tali's teacher must remember
to face her deaf children
when she speaks to them, so
they can read her lips.
Arrangements for story-
telling are a bit more dif-
ficult, but easily worked out.
It's a little contusing for Tali,
trying to lip-read when all
these excited youngsters
speak out at once, but she is
learning to cope with that
too. It's all part of her
education.
Ashira, the teacher,
receives supervision and
advice from Micha about her
special children's needs. And
all the children know that
Tali and her deaf classmates
leave the room periodically
for lessons from A viva, the
Micha tutor who works with
them daily. It's a great treat
for the hearing children when
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volunteer so those who are
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Professionals Choose Life As Unwed Mothers
Indoor Farming
I Continued from Page 3
\\ evening. Culture? The
onal center nearby
fides films and shows
plarK in a beautiful
er.
\ni if wc feel the need,
Aviv is less than two
p> away.
iVho am I to talk about
leering? OK. being a
hasnik isn't lor everyone.
re arc the usual farmer's
pics the weather and so
h. In a cooperative village
k are also certain com-
munal tensions. And being
far away means a 40-mile
drive to the nearest hospital
in Beersheba when your wife
is about to give birth. And of
course hard work. But how
hard your work is is a
function of how much you
like it. I like being a farmer
that*s why I'm here. As it
happens, my being here is
also in the interest of the
country, because we're sitting
on a border and we're devel-
oping barren land. That chal-
lenge suits me."
Continued from Page 2
for many like her, careers
took priority. By the time
such women achieve their
career goals, she added, most
men seeking marriage have
married.
She suggested that she was
more fortunate in her own
support system than other
SMBC members in that her
office was in the same
Manhattan building in which
she has her apartment and
that she builds her working
hours around her son's needs
as much as she can.
Currently, she told the
JTA, "we have no children
over the age of six" but that
she knew of a few unmarried
mothers who have adolescent
age children.
Asked whether her son was
aware of his unusual familial
status, she said he had asked,
when he was 2Vi years old,
why so many children he saw
had both "mommies and
daddies."
Ms. Mattes said she replied
that some children "live with
their daddy and some with
just their mommy and some
with both." She said the
mothers brought their
children with them to the
monthly meetings and the
children were cared for in a
nursery which is part of the
church where they meet. She
said she pointed out to her
son that all the children in
the nursery had "only
mommies."
Israel Seeks Social Workers
NEW YORK (JTA)
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increasing need for qualified
social workers, will offer a
special orientation course this
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The course, scheduled to
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Aliyah Center.
"The program is designed
to place immigrant social
workers on the same footing
as their Israeli-born counter-
parts by acquainting them
with the practice of their
profession in Israel," Ganor
said.
"Participants also will have
had the benefit of meeting a
good number of contacts, in
part, through field place-
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The course includes a five-
month Hebrew ulpan for
those requiring further study
in the language. There will
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De Cuellar Visit to Israel May
Have Eased Strained Feelings
By GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Israel's frequently strained
relations with the United
Nations may have been eased
somewhat but there were no
indications of a meeting of
minds during the 48 hour
visit here of UN Secretary
General Javier Perez de
Cuellar.
Although the talks between
de Cuellar and Premier
Yitzhak Shamir and other
government officials were
cordial, basic differences
remain in their respective
long term and short term ap-
proaches to the Middle East
conflict. The Secretary
General rejected a proposal
by Shamir that the United
Nations Interim Force in
Lebanon (UNIFIL) be
deployed as a buffer between
the Israel Defense Force and
the Syrian army which face
each other in eastern
Lebanon.
According to de Cuellar,
such a move would further
weaken Lebanese sovereignty
and lead to partition of that
country. Shamir, for his part,
forcefully rejected the Secre-
tary General's long standing
proposal to convene an in-
ternational peace conference
on the Middle East under UN
auspices. Israel objects most
vehemently to any peace
process that would include
the Soviet Union and the
Palestine Liberation Orga-
nization, as envisaged by de
Cuellar.
Nevertheless, de Cuellar
told the Israeli leaders that he
would make an effort to
improve Israel's relations
with the UN and to end the
anti-Israel campaign at UN
forums. He was referring to
Israel's complaint, conveyed
to him on his arrival at Ben
Gurion Airport by David
Kimche. Director General of
the foreign Ministry, that the
world organization has often
Murder Charge Dropped After Suspect
Admits He's a Member of Terrorist Organization
By GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA)
A suspected member of a
Jewish terrorist underground
who was indicted for at-
tempted murder, had the
charges against him reduced
after confessing to member-
ship in a terrorist organiza-
tion.
The suspect^not identified,
is the first of 27 defendants
to admit to membership in a
terrorist group. His case is
the second in which plea bar-
gaining resulted in reduced
charges against an alleged
member of the underground
believed responsible for acts
of violence and planned acts
of violence against Arabs on
the West Bank and East
Jerusalem. According to the
prosecution, the contession
will help prove that more
than 20 other suspects facing
trial were members of a ter-
rorist underground. The
defendant, by admitting to a
lesser offense, faces a
acting on inside information,
foiled a plan to blow up five
Arab owned buses in East
Jerusalem last April 27. The
bombs planted in the buses
were timed to detonate
during the peak of rush hour
on the Moslem sabbath when
maximum penalty of five
years in jail instead of the 20 'he vehicles would be passing
year sentence he could have through densely populated
drawn if convicted of
attempted murder. The
attempt dated back to 1980
when suspected Jewish ter-
rorists tried unsuccessfully to
kill two members of the now
Arab neighborhoods. Had
the plan succeeded, incalcu-
lable damage would have
been done to Israel's image
abroad.
Premier Yitzhak Shamir
outlawed Palestinian National and other leaders of the gov-
Guidance Council Dr. ernment and opposition
Ahad Natsche and Ibrahim promptly denounced the plot
and the Jewish terrorists
believed responsible. But as
Dakkak.
The existence of a Jewish
terrorist underground, long
suspected, was finally con-
firmed when security forces,
10 Refuseniks Plea For Help
From Israel, World Jewry
NEW YORK (JTA) -
Ten refuseniks, who have
been trying in vain, for more
than a decade to obtain exit
visas in order to immigrate to
Israel, called on the Israel
government and world Jewrj
for help, in a petition made
publicly by the National
Conference on Soviet Jewry
(NCSJ).
They have called specific-
all) for Israel and world
Jewry to press for a "precise
agreement" vvith the Soviet
Lnion for "unhindered
repatriation of Soviet Jews to
Israel." If this is denied, the
pet ii loners warned, "the
Jewish community in the
Soviet Union would be in
danger ... of total disap-
pearance" as a distinct
cultural and religious group.
They noted in that connec-
tion that "despite all interna-
tional laws and agreements,
our and your struggle of
many-years to exercise this
natural human right, the
repatriation of Soviet Jews to
Israel, has been virtually
terminated."
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tion, dated May 5, arc:
Arkady Mai and his wife,
Helen Seidel; Alcksandr
Lerncr; Vladimir Slepak; Abe
itolyar; Naum Kogan; and
Lev Ovsishcher, all of
Moscow; the brothers Isai
ind Grigory Goldstein of
Tbilisi; and Dmitry Golenko,
of Tashkent.
the investigation proceeded,
linking the suspects with
prominent figures in the West
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Emunim and other extremists
hailed the defendants as
heroes who were forced to
act because the government
failed to protect Jews against
Arab terrorist acts.
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dealt with "issues concerning
Israel and the region ... in a
manner which we consider to
have been unjust, to say the
very least "
Kimche, in fact, informed
the Secretary General imme-
diately on his arrival that
1 "there exists a sense of dis-
appointment and disillusion-
ment" in Israel over the UN
role in the Middle East.
De Cuellar's stopover in
Israel marked the end of his
first Middle East tour since
taking office. He visited
Egypt, Syria, Lebanon and
Jordan in that order. He
said, on his arrival, that he
hoped to achieve "something
of benefit to Israel and the
area" by his trip. "I
earnestly hope that we may
together be able to agree on
some constructive, positive,
just steps in order to improve
the present situation in the
area for the benefit of your
country, for the benefit of
the area, for the benefit of
the world," he said.
Meeting with President
Chaim Herzog, de Cuellar
promised that the UN will
continue to try to establish
the fate of Israeli soldiers still
missing in Lebanon. "I will
make every effort ir. ord*.
help them," he told rS&
after leaving HenoffS
dence. He said he wVulft'
in touch with the in,,*
tional Red Cross ."'S
whether the combined ef2
of the IRC and the un S
help resolve the problem S
stressed, however thw -
order to succeed, he had 3
act in a mOS, di*
manner. ieci
De Cuellar described his
visits to five Arab countr*
as "preventive diplomacy"
He said the UN wanted "in
be prepared when the sij
^becomes much more
The situation in Lebanon
was high on the agenda of 2
Cuellar's talks with Israeli
leaders. Kimche urged him to
use the influence of the UN
to persuade the Arab coun-
tries, especially Lebanon, to
enter into direct negotiations
with Israel.
The Secretary General re-
ceived a petition from repre-
sentatives of 19 Arab refuges
camps in the occupied terri-
tories urging him to oppose
any cuts in welfare payments
and employment services by
the UN for the refugees.
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lUthor Singer Distinctly Yiddish
Friday, July 6, 1984 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 7
one an RIRNBAUM four-score years. When asked
Bv SUSAN BIRNBAUM (q sum yp (he memories q(
NEW YORK (JTA) his first 20 years in his
t dear if Isaac
clear if Isaac father's rabbinical com
Singer expected Singer deftIy humored ,he
to come hear
Sutton Place
rs not
ashevis
people
Kaeoguc last monlh- but
long line that snaked
und ihe block and then
Le for two and a half
burs prior to starting time
DUld have made the
Uucers of "Indiana
P or "Star Trek III"
alous.
Singer's appearance
arked the end of this
ason's Jewish Town Hall
,ies hosted by Rabbi David
bhane. The Nobel Laureate,
[o will be 80 years old July
I proved to be in fine form
he fielded questions
ine the experiences of his
audience with his, "Rabbi,
it's not easy for me to speak
about 20 years, because when
I was 20 years old, I felt like
I was 90!"
Thus, the writer of
dybbuks, seances, thieves and
penitents brought his
perennial nonagenarian's
views to bear on Jewish life
in the shtetl and America,
and shed some well-received
hopefulness on the continua-
tion of Jewish culture in a
land where he himself once
felt lost.
Reminiscing on his arrival
in America in 1935, Singer
said he encountered "so
's as
people."
"follow
many Jews following a
certain .dol Communism,
Socialism, Capitalism" that
he then described the Jew.-
"an idolatrous
People, he said
leaders like sheep."
But, he continued, he
didn t come here "with a
message to improve America.
I came to improve myself."
Focusing on the nostalgia
for the shtetl which forms a
backdrop for so much of his
popular works, Singer
couldn't resist a tease about
its new-found glamour and
remarks about its possible
resurrection. "It would be
very silly to build a shtetl in
New Jersey. To resurrect a
shtetl so that tourists will
come, that would be verv
silly." '
Herat and Liberal Party Seem on
Verge of Ending 20-Year Alliance
By GIL SEDAN
IERUSALEM (JTA)
and the Liberal Party
reared to be on the verge
ending their 20 year-old
lance over Herut claims
It the liberals are over-
resented on the Likud
ction list.
The Herut Secretariat had
len the Liberal Party until
fcy 18 to accept fewer slots
long the top 40 candidates
cud will present to the
lers on July 23. Herut has
pposed that the Liberal
iresentation be reduced
|m 15 to 12 "safe" seats
|h another four candidates
|ween the 40th and 50th
where election to the
esset is less likely barring a
kud landslide.
Jhe Herut formula would
|uce Liberal representation
19 to 16 potential MKs.
[cording to Herut activists,
|ret polls have shown that
he Liberal Party stood for
(Hion on its own it would
no more than two
pset seats. Neither party
i been tested independently
phe polls since they entered
'partnership in 1965, first
IGahal and later Likud.
ch claims it can do well
Premier Yitzhak Shamir
wiedly objected to the
'ui ultimatum. He met
I Liberal ministers Moshe
Mi and Gideon Patt in an
Prl. lo resolve the crisis.
f was said to have told
^ ne did not want to see
d split. The Liberal
P executive convened
[discussed the issue.
rwy Premier David
said on a television
pj* yesterday that there
rong sentiment within
, jo announce imme-
Mat ,he par,v wo"ld
J^ one in the upcoming
.Bu' 'he Herut
^'P decided to give the
F another chance, he
> Liberals for their part,
133* Hcruoff"
VCn m5rgCr- LibcI
ft"*" said this was a
V? ,0 ,ak< over
bred ,hrrly assets and
lth! i e was no way
Ne dl?1 ?"* *ould
t"1* debts of Herut "
inat they are negotiat-
ing with former Defense
Minister Ezer Weizman for
the creation of a large
centrist party with the poten-
tial for at least 10 Knesset
mandates. Such a party could
hold the balance of power in
a future coalition govern-
ment.
Weizman, who quit Herut
some years ago over policy
differences with then Premier
Menachem Begin, resumed
political activity recently
when he announced that he
would stand for election in
July at the head of a new
party, Yahad (Together).
He declined to comment on
the possibility of an alliance
with the Liberal Party. He
said he would welcome in
principle a strong centrist
liberal bloc. "This is what I
expected Likud to be but
since it did not fulfill the
expectations, we formed
Yahad," Weizman said. He
said he would wait until the
last minute before publishing
Yahad's election list, a hint
that a deal with the Liberals
may be in the making.
Some Liberals are upset
over a split with Herut.
David Admon, chairman of
the party's Tel Aviv branch
said, "I am not concerned
over the agreement with
Herut but I am concerned
that if Likud does not
continue, we shall lose the
government."
The Herut Central Com-
mittee had scheduled a
meeting to decide whether or
not to go to the polls in July
without the Liberals. Begin,
who has been in virtual seclu-
sion since his resignation last
August, has taken no posi-
tion on Likud's internal
crisis. In one of his rare
interviews, he told a Voice of
Israel Radio reporter that it
was up to the party's insti-
tutions to decide the issue.
Some observers believe a
split in Likud may well spell
defeat for the government
party in July. But the opposi-
tion Labor Alignment has
troubles of its own, not much
different in nature from those
of Likud.
The Labor Party is inter-
ested in making room for
newcomers to the Alignment
such as the Independent
Liberal Party, the Black
Panthers and a few MKs who
have defected from the
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"We write about them,"
said Singer, "as we cannot
resurrect anything. We can be
writers, not magicians."
And, Singer emphasized, it
isn't enough to just know a
person to write about him.
"You must know his roots."
Elaborating on the legacy
left by the Jews who suffered
through the most difficult
travails. Singer said he
believes the ghetto taught the
Jew to survive. The Jews who
"lived through all the bad
times are the basis of all of
us. And the longer we can
exist, the more we can learn
from this."
Singer's reflections on the
diaspora as a whole are
equally optimistic. Although
he agreed the diaspora "was
bad from a physical point of
view," it was "very good
from a spiritual point of
view," he opined. "I don't
say it's better that we
wouldn't have been thrown
out of our land," he went
on, "but that doesn't mean
that Joshua ben Nun and the
others were any better than
us." In fact, he suggested
"the diaspora has done the
Jew a great favor."
On his most recent
published work, "The
Penitent," a tale of a New
York man whose family and
business problems lead him
on the path of religious self-
redemption to Jerusalem,
Singer pointed out that the
story's protagonist finds
solace only within the ultra-
Orthodox quarter where life
parallels the European
ghetto. In the secular society
of Tel Aviv and the kibbutz,
the penitent felt just as much
lost as he did in New York.
"The religious Jew doesn't
care where he is," said
Singer, "he cares what he is.
I wouldn't say a person who
wants to be religious must go
to Israel. He can lead a
religious life anywhere. We
didn't lose our Judaism in
the diaspora.'
He also proffered a hope
that "the people in Israel
would be united in our
times."
He cautioned, however,
that he "cannot convince
anyone to believe in things in
which I myself have doubts."
Asked if he had resolved the
conflict between the world of
the yeshiva and the secular,
Singer replied, "I've lived
long enough to know that
you can't resolve anything."
Among the unresolved
questions in the literary world
of which Singer has become a
lauded member. Singer tried
to unravel the puzzle of the
definition of a Jewish writer.
Many American Jewish
writers, he said, claim they
are American but "happen to
be Jewish." For Singer, being
Jewish "is the very essence of
my life." But what is Jewish
writing? "If a Christian
writes about a Jewish theme,
does he then become a Jewish
writer?" he asked rhetoric-
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Senior News
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Community Involvement Vital
TRANSPORTATION
Transportation is available
in our designated area for
persons 60 years of age or
over who do not use public
transportation. We take
people to treatment centers,
doctors' offices, to hospitals,
nursing homes to visit
spouses, to social service
agencies and nutrition
centers. There is no fee for
this service, but participants
are encouraged to contribute
their fair share. There is a
great demand for this service,
so please make your reserva-
tions in advance. For
information and-or reserva-
tions, call 689-7703 Monday
through Friday.
HOT KOSHER
LUNCH CONNECTION
Many elements combine to
make the Hot Kosher Lunch
Program at the Jewish Com-
munity Center a success.
Foremost among this is the
opportunity to form new and
lasting friendships.
Each weekday, seniors
gather for intimate talk,
educational discussions, game
playing, leisure and song.
These activities are followed
by a hot, kosher, nutritious
lunch, served with warmth
and hospitality by our
dedicated volunteers.
Please come and join us.
For information and reserva-
tions (which must be made in
advance) call Carol or Lillian
at 689-7703.
The CSSC offers a variety
of classes, lectures, discussion
groups and social activities
made possible by many com-
munity agencies and profes-
sionals as well as numerous
volunteers. There are no fees
for most of these activities,
but participants are encour-
aged to contribute their tair
share. Intergenerational
programs are planned when-
ever possible.
TUESDAYS: Round
Table-Timely Topic
Discussions. Group Leader
Sylvia Skolnick 1:15 p.m.
(1st and 3rd Tuesdays for the
summer schedule.)
Second Tuesday Special.
Consumer Concern Series in
cooperation with Florida
Power & Light Guest
Speaker, Rita Craig "Watt
Counter," July 10, at 1 p.m.
Information on how to
calculate the amount of
energy you are using in your
home. Please join us for this
interesting and profitable
program. For reservations
and-or information call
Marcie at 689-7703.
WEDNESDAYS: Filness-
Over-50. Instructor, Bea
Bunze 11:30 a.m. (Center
will be closed July 4.)
THURSDAYS: Speakers
Club. President Morris
Shuken 9:30 a.m. For more
information, call 689-7703.
Many groups and classes
will discontinue for the
summer. Please call 689-7703
to check if your class is
meeting.
July 11, Wednesday, 9:30
departure A day of
shopping at Loehman's Plaza
followed by lunch at the Red
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and lunch. Call Marcie 689-
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degree in business
administration studying for
two years to become an
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Another way of dealing
with the problem is the Job
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This is offered by Ms.
( habon to teach skills needed
to find a job. "In addition to
retraining, we try to transfer
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Monday, July 16, 10-12 a.m., counseling and outplaCem,
and are on a slidins scale
and can be attended as long
as there is a need. Some of
the areas explored are resume
writing, letter writing
campaigns, interviewing
techniques, self exploration
AACI Opens Summer Drop-In Center
To assist the many Ameri-
cans and Canadians who will
he visiting Israel during the
summer and provide them
with current information
about living in Israel, the
Association of Americans
and Canadians in Israel
(AACI) has opened a drop-in
center. All North American
tourists to Israel aie invued
to visit the center. Located at
the National AACT office at
21 Washington St. in Jeru-
salem, the center is opened
Sunday through Thursday
from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.
through Aug. 31.
AACT provides up-dated
information on immigrant
benefits, education, and
housing and will provide
referrals to the appropriate
offices for additional in-
formation. Questions of
particular concern to singles,
such as how to find housing,
jobs or other long-term pro-
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Ihe 60,000 North Ameri-
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300 Brave Broiling Heat On Capitol Steps for
Prayer and Fast in Support of Jews in USSR
p. HELEN SILVER sored by Reps. John Porter undeserving pawns in the Soviet authorities, "violates
WASHINGTON (JTA) (R., IB.), Robert Mrazek (D., international battle of wills," lnc standards of behavior
in soite of the searing N.Y.), and Jack Kemp (R., Mrazek dcdarcd ..As reIa. which are incumbent upon all
l, dozens of Congressmen NY.) and Sens Carl Leym tions have chilled the souls of governments and are
Led along with human D., Mich.) and John Heinz innocent men, women and enshrined in international
Lu activists and clergymen R., Pa^; and Rep. Tom children are frozen. The covenants. All Americans
he steps of the U.S. Lantos (D., b.Cal.). ability of this body ,0 hdp should join in the prayerful
miiol 10 demonstrate their Rather than being a mass change this tragic reality is efforts to support those
osilion to the Soviet demonstration, the vigil was beyond question and it is our struggling to exercise their
,nS harassment and planned to focus on the responsibility to exact this fundamental rights. We will
bression of Soviet Jews and CongreSsional role in support change." continue to seek oppor-
r minorit.es there. 0f Soviet Jewry It was Each congressional member s"v;f^l^n^TrTngJ;, K because I see Congress once
C all, some 300 people staged on the 14th anni- adopted a refusenik for the j* "nton !!.T7^L22 again doing what they have
Lo ed in the second versary of the notorious, da/and will write to this ^IJlSiJ^JlSTi bien doing very well for a
at the Capitol, said "all of us
are here today because we are
determined not to turn away
as the systematic government-
sponsored persecution of
Soviet Jews is reaching a
crescendo." Lantos was
fasting for his adopted Soviet
refusenik, Yelena Bonner, the
wife of Soviet dissident
Andrei Sakharov.
The Rev. Robert Drinan, a
former Massachusetts
Democratic Representative,
told the news conference that
he hoped the former flow of
Soviet Jewish emigration
would be resumed and said,
"my hope is deepened today
Sretngressionaf'Fas-t Leningrad trials m/Tj^ p^sondurmg the' "yea^wVu'e
the
Soviet Jews."
dignity of
Prayer Vigil for Soviet memorated those trials during to Soviet officials about the :>ov,et Jews'
' Congressional which 11 Soviet dissidents, refusenik's case and help Lantos, speaking at
"'' fasied from sunup including nine Jewish refuse- .w~ ~,u-r...;*~ ~u.:.
, rundown and participated niks,
,he one hour vigil on the imprisoned
were
[pitol steps.
The demonstration, one of
. iargest Congressional
oiests in support of Soviet
m ever held, was spon-
tried and
in a case that
focused international atten-
tion on Soviet human rights
violations.
"For the past several years,
Soviet Jews have become
feres Promises to Remove
Troops From Lebanon
If Labor Wins
By EDWIN EYTAN
PARIS (JTA) Israeli
Party leader Shimon
ires said he would offer a
finite timetable for the
Ihdrawal of all Israeli
ices from Lebanon if he
tomes Premier after the
coming Knesset election.
a news
them otherwise to obtain conference prior to the vigil
their release from the Soviet ~~~~"^^~^~
Union. Since last year's
Congressional Prayer and
Vigil, about six refuseniks
adopted by the Congressional
members have been allowed
to emigrate from the Soviet
Union.
"It is sometimes hard for
those so familiar with
freedom to imagine life
without it," Porter declared.
v~.. ., j:i, ,u Beaches tor over 60 years,
the tood we eat we take or p ; community
granted our right to eat daily, ff f and ac.,ivjt[e(;
yet by fasting today, we feel affa,rs and ac,lv,t,es-
something of what it might Recently a news article
be like to live as a freedom appeared in the Four Star
starved Jew in the Soviet Review, an official publi-
Union." cation of B'nai B'rith District
, c- j, < Three, observing that
Lynn Singer, president of Schutzer has jojncd the c,afk
the Un.on of Councils for Lodge and isJnow considered
Soviet Jews, thanked he b h o|dest mcmbcr on
Congress "for its continued h B,naj B.rhh ros
vigilance and active participa-
Both condemned the tjon for the human rights of Schutzer was a long time
Jewish terrorist organization Soviet Jews ... all righteous editor of the only Anglo-
recently uncovered in Israel. Deople pray for the survival Jewish press in the Palm
of Soviet refuseniks and Beaches and helped organize
prisoners of conscience with the Federated Jewish
the hope that they will one Chanties, the predecessor of
day be able to join their the Jewish Federation of
fellow Jews in the world." Palm Beach County. He
doing very
long time on a totally non-
partisan basis saying that
we have a crusade to liberate
Soviet Jews
Sam Schutzer Now Active
In New Jersey
Friends of Sam Schutzer,
96, an active community
leader in the West Palm
ment would stop creating new
settlements in densely popu-
lated Arab areas, but would
leave intact existing settle-
ments.
Shamir called it a "devia-
tion" from Israeli policy and
moral attitude.
iThe withdrawal "would
M from three to six
onths" and could be a uni-
|eral decision, Peres said in
debate on French television
his Likud opponent,
lemier Yit/hak Shamir. He
lid his proposal has the ap- "rrrrriTTTTTTTTT 111II it l ill '"> HUWI 'I tVfWKWn W
Val of three former chiefs
staff and a former Mini-
kr of Defense.
Sam Schutzer
served as its secretary from
1935-1962.
The two carefully avoided
elaborating an economic
program to solve Israel's
three digit inflation economy.
President Reagan, in a
message sent to the vigil, said
the repressive policies of the
[Israel's presence in
kbanon could be replaced
a system of advanced fi
prning stations and a
obile and flexible force
ktioned in northern Israel,
RM maintained.
|But Shamir stressed that
pel would leave Lebanon
fly after it had reached a
factory agreement with
Lebanese government or
local authorities in south
pnon. He said Israel was
Red by circumstances and
P'ory into Lebanon. "We
9 no choice," he said.
Rasing the PLO gang from
northern border was a
pone must."
ISharnir and Peres did not
face-to-face during the
^"g confrontation.
&" '" his office in
wem and Peres in the
won studio. Both spoke
af; '< was their first
^debate for the July
[The Premier avoided dis-
rfweVf" uny detail ^e
fc of lhc West Bank
Kud I slreed, that if
i Israel will not
J"daea and Samaria.
eadv I no1 annex what
fly belongs to one," he
*id cnn,,resscd ,nat Likud
g continue its settlement
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Front row [left to right]: Beth Wunsh,
Steven Katz, Tamara Rosov and Shari
Konigsberg. Second row [left to right):
Rabbi Howard J. Hirsch, Wendy Wunsh.
Andrew Merey, Rachel Levitt, Jay Blum
and Ruth Levow, Education Director. Back
row [left to right]: Cantor Elaine Shapiro
and Rachel Stein, class teacher.
Temple Beth El Recognizes Religious
School Students And Graduates
Awards for achievement,
attitude and attendance were
presented to Temple Beth
El's Religious School students
and graduates at the annual
Awards Assembly and
Graduation Exercises held
recently at the temple.
Two outstanding students
received top honors. Steven
Katz was the recipient of the
Florence Kaplan Memorial
Scholarship as the out-
standing graduate. He was
given a cash scholarship in
recognition of his superior
work, attitude and attendance
in the 8th grade. In addition,
Barry Goldstein, president of
the Men's Club, presented
the Men's Club award to
Jillian Rosenbach chosen as
the most outstanding student
in the entire school. She
received a certificate and a
hond.
The following students
received books in recognition
of their achievements: Steven
Katz, Tamara Rosov, Beth
Wunsh, Jillian Rosenbach
and Heidi Schonberg.
The 8th grade graduates,
who received a gift of a
complete set of the three
Jewish Catalogue books,
were Jay Blum, Steven Katz,
Shari Konigsberg, Rachel
Levitt, Andrew Merey,
Tamara Rosov, Beth Wunsh,
Wendy Wunsh and Samantha
Wagner.
Yaakov Greenberg and
Malka Cohen received certi-
ficates for perfect attendance.
Certificates for excellent at-
tendance (no more than four
absences all year) were
presented to David Sherman,
Lphraim Robinson, Shimona
Goldstein, Stacev Blum,
Rachel Harman, Chaya
Schonberg, Binyamin Cohen,
Jamie Blum and Ian
Schonberg.
Achievement awards were
received by Aimee Silverman,
Adam Kaplan, Arthur
Bernstein, Roi Salins, Baruch
Manners, Tamara Gorfine,
Rachel Harman, Yisrael
Gliber, Yaakov Kachel,
Ephraim Robinson, Yafa
Sills, Leah Ruth Jordan, Ron
Anafi, Jamie Blum, Ian
Schonberg, Phillip Shefter,
Mitchell Wunsh, Haya
Gleiber, Naomi Schachter
and Hava Shefter.
Citizenship awards were
presented to Pessi Manners,
Corb> Kaye, Edna Kessler,
Racsel Kaplan. Natalie
Salins, Shimona Goldstein
and I cah Robinson.
Researcher Finds Social Gap Narrows,
Ethnic Tensions Rise
HAIFA (JTA) -
Although tension between
ethnic communities in Israel
became more acute in the
past few years the actual
social gap narrowed,
according to Professor
Yohanan Peres, a lecturer in
the University of Haifa's
Department of Sociology.
Peres made this claim during
a recent forum marking the
tenth anniversary of the Unit
for Bridging the Gap at the
University of Haifa.
The Unit helps students
Kibbutz Called Ideal for Closing
Social Gap, Integrating Youth
NEW YORK (JTA) -
The kibbutz is the ideal sup-
portive setting for a long
range program aimed at
closing the social gap in
Israel and integrating
Oriental Jewish youth into
Israeli society, according to
Dr. Ivan Frank, a PhD who
is an education speicalist in
Pittsburgh.
Frank, who has worked
vith high risk and juvenile
lelinquents at Kibbutz
>iachal Oz in Israel, is the
author of "The Cycle of
Learning: A Unique Educa-
tional Approach in Kibbutz"
just published by the Project
for Kibbutz Studies at
Harvard University.
He states that "The
kibbutz can create
constructive citizens of what
we call welfare cases or slum
youth." He added that
various American programs
are initiating unique peer
group methods such as the
ones employed on the kibbutz
to further integration of
underprivileged cases in
American urban environ-
ments.
According to Frank, new
programs and reforms must
continually be initiated and
evaluated in order to close
the social gap in Israel. The
drive for social integration of
Oriental youth "is a means to
strengthen the democratic
institutions of the young
Israeli state, since assimila-
tion and acculturation have
not yet succeeded as witnes-
sed by fears of growing
violence in Israeli society,"
Frank said.
from development towns and
disadvantaged neighborhoods
throughout northern Israel
complete the basic require-
ments needed to enter the
University. It also provides
grants and tutors to those
requiring help after admis-
sion.
According to Peres, the
social gap in economic and
educational areas narrowed
considerably in the last ten
years. A greater awareness of
ethnicity and improved
education is credited with
much of the success.
In line with these changes,
the difference in income
levels between Ashkenazim
and those whose origins lie in
Middle Eastern, African or
Asian countries dropped
from a high of 35 percent in
the 1960's to 19 percent
today. In addition, 36 percent
of those with oriental origins
now complete their high
school education. This is
double the I960's figure.
Following these trends, the
gap in birth rates between
communities is also closing.
Today, families of oriental
origin have an average of 3.6
children per family
Ashkenazim have 2.8.
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cemetery as they drove by on
the "trolley" tour.
Those students who were
able to go on the trip were:
Jay Blum, Steven Katz,
Andrew Merey, Tamara
Rosov, Beth and Wendy
Wunsh. The trip was open to
all students completing 8th
grade at Temple Beth El's
Religious School and was free
to the students. It was
financed by the proceeds
from an annual candy sale.
Temple Beth El's Men's Club
also provided one third of the
monies needed for the trip.
Temple Judea to Hold First Education Weekend
Temple Judea will observe
Education Weekend
Sinning Friday evening,
llv 13 Zcna Sulkes, South-
l Regional consultant for
Union of American
threw Congregations, who
jn be Temple Judea s
Laior-in-Rcsidence, will
hdress the congregation at
(vices. Her topic will be
|proudand Jewish."
Following service Mrs
Likes will conduct and facil-
Eie an entire weekend of
-orkshops involving parents,
Lchers and children culmin-
ing in a Havdalah Service
L "PATTParents are
leathers, Too!" on Saturday
V-nmg, July 14, 7:30 p.m.,
the home of Aimee Levitt,
eligious School Committee
pairpcrson.
Parents are encouraged to
anicipate in this evening of
fn and games and to engage
activities designed to be
lone wiht their children. For
hformation and-or reserva-
|ons, call Aimee Levitt.
Sherec I riedlandcr, Temple
Idea's new director of
Education, and Aimee Levitt,
femplc Judca's Religious
diool chairperson are
lorking closely with Rabbi
Lame and Mrs. Sulkes to
pobili/c parents and teachers
create a model religious
jchool. Ihrough the Educa-
(ion Weekend, final plans
be lormulatcd based on
Ihe participation in work-
shops, lectures, discussions,
lole playing, and social pro-
vimming.
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Rabbi Joel Levine returns
to the pulpit with a teaching
sermon on the Torah portion,
"Balak," Friday, July 6, 8
p.m.
Rabbi Levine will discuss
the theme of prophecy,
specifically, the role of non
Jews in prophecy as seen
from Biblical, rabbinic, and
Reform Jewish perspectives.
TEMPLE BETH EL
GRADUATES TAKE
CLASS TRIP
The graduating class of
Temple Beth El traveled to
Key West June 10-13 as a
special treat in recognition of
their continuing their Jewish
studies after Bar-Bat
Mitzvah, through the
completion of 8th grade. The
students were accompanied
by Ruth Levow, Education
Director and Cantor Elaine
Shapiro. Each morning the
boys and girls participated in
Shaharit services before
breakfast.
The graduates visited Key
West's only synagogue
B'nai Zion, and were only
made very welcome by the
rabbi of the synagogue,
Rabbi Louis Gorod and the
immediate past president,
Jack Einhorn. They heard the
history of the Jewish com-
munity in Key West which
goes back to 1887. There are
only 40 Jewish families
affiliated with the synagogue
today. They have a one-room
school, and sometimes that
small room is too big for the
number of students attend-
ing.
Einhorn told the group
that he is a "conch" which
means a native-born Key-
Wester not too many Jews
can claim that honor. The
students were also interested
in a glimpse of the Jewish
mm
Organizations
in Ihe News
AMERICAN RED MAGEN DAVID
American Red Magen David will hold a Board
Meeting Wednesday, July 25, 1 p.m., at the American
Savings Bank, West Gate. On Sunday, July 29, 12 noon,
a luncheon card party will be held at the home of Regina
Peckman of Century Village.
For reservations call Regina or Harry Lerner.
PIONEER WOMEN-NA'AMAT
"Woman of the Year" Award was presented to Selma
Rind and Sophie Menschenfreund for their outstanding
work for the year 1983-84 at the luncheon and
installation of officers of the Golda Meir Club for 1984-
85 held recently at the Holiday Inn.
YIDDISH CULTURE GROUP
The Yiddish Cultural Group of Cresthaven, with deep
sorrow, advises of the passing of their founder and
president, Goldie Lazarus, on June 12.
Goldie Lazarus was an inspiration to all who knew her
and she will be sadly missed.
An old
Jewish tradition
has a beautiful
new location.
Since 1892, the Gutterman family has served the Jewish
SS in Metropolitan *^^* serV'C6
representing the highest standards of our religion.
Now the fourth generation of Guttermans is proud to renew
2comm tment to the Jewish people in a gracious new setting.
Withth iendship and help of Orthodox, Conserveive
andl Reform rabbis, we t^O^^^^S^jS^
the utmost understanding.
Se Sew York Jewish community for over ninety years.
Our home is new, but our tradition is old.
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[Page 12 The Jewish FTpridian of Palm Beach County Friday, July 6, 1964
Youth Aliyah At fifty Years
among the artists who design
its greeting cards, Yehuda ii
deeply conscious of his debt:
"1 was very lucky to find, in
my time of need, the best
people who could help me,
living examples to show me
that there was still hope.
From my experience ... the
help you can give a child at
the right moment is1
enormous and has far-
reaching consequences for his I
whole life." I
Now a senior lecturer at
Bezalel. Yehuda has had
more than 31 one-man shows
of paintings and drawings.
For years, his work reflected
the pain and horror of the
Holocaust, but gradually
these themes were
supplemented, then replaced
by lighter, mystical motifs. A
resident of Jerusalem,
Yehuda is married to a
teacher at the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem and
has two sons.
In 1961, during the trial of
Adolf Eichmann, Yehuda
took his vividly-detailed
Auschwitz sketches out of
their dusty portfolio. He had
been called to testify, and his
drawings, compulsively
labored over so many years
before, were entered into the
record as documentary
evidence eloquent
witnesses to the horror he
had survived.
First Jewish Astronaut Judith Resnik
fWldhuiPf 1
she was selected by NASA in
1978, she was a senior
systems engineer in product
development with Zerox
Corp., at El Segundo, Calif.
Since completing her one-year
training as an astronaut
candidate, Resnik has worked
on many projects in support
of Orbiter development.
Somehow she still found
time to become a classical
pianist and enjoys bicycling,
running, and flying during
her free time. She is unmar-
ried perhaps career
demands have put marriage
off for the present.
RESNIK'S" Jewish back-
ground goes back to Kiev,
Russia, which her paternal
grandparents fled in the late1
1920s. They first settled in,
Palestine where her father
attended a yeshiva.
Later the family moved to'
Cleveland, Ohio, where her
grandfather, Jacob, was a
shochet, and her grand-
mother, Anna, worked for
many Jewish organizations.
Her father, optometrist Dr.i
Marvin Resnik, is also active
in many Jewish causes.
In Cleveland, Resnik at-
tended Hebrew school and a
photo recently published of a
preteen Judy shows her
blessing Sabbath candles in
Sunday school. She became
bat mitzvah but is not strictly
observant today.
In a pre-flight press con-
ference that NASA permitted
with ABC News on May 22,
the intricate details of Shuttle
Mission 41-D were explained
by Commander Henry Harts-
field and his crew: pilot Mike
Coats; mission specialists
Mike Mullane, Steve Hawley,
Israel Unveils,
Two New Weapons
By HUGH ORGEL
TEL AVIV (JTA)
The defense establishment,
which traditionally unveils a
new item in its arsenal each
Independence Day, this year
disclosed two locally-
developed and produced
weapons.
One is an improved war-
head for the TOW wire-
guided anti-tank missile
which can destroy the most
modern Soviet-made tanks in
the Arab arsenals. The other
is a new four-barrel 290 mm.
artillery rocket system
mounted on a modified
Centurian tank. The system
can fire four Katyushas
within 10 seconds, or singly,
to distances of from 10 to 40
kilometers.
The first Israel-made
Katyusha rockets made
available to the Israel1
Defense Force shortly after
the 1967 Six-Day War fired
short-range 240 mm. rockets.
Jud> Resnik; and pay load
specialist Charlie Walker
from McDonnell Douglas
Aircraft.
ON THE telecast, Resnik
confidently discussed many
of the scientific tests to be
conducted on board the Or-
biter Discovery in technical
language only an engineer
could comprehend complete-
ly, demonstrating clearly how
fully prepared she is for this
monumental undenaking.
Some of the other "firsts"
lor Discovery's 173-mile orbit
will be the first commercial
pharmaceutical processing in
space; testing of a large solar
arrav; first flights of a new
satellite, the SVNCOM. and
a large mapping camera to be
used wuh the space shuttle in
ihe future.
Youth Aliyah
By BERTHA LYONS
We are honoring Youth Aliyah
Serving its 50th year,
A beacon of hope to children in need
Rescued from hardship and fear
It began in 1934 when Recha Frier in Germany
Saw Jewish children torn from parents' arms
And sent to Hitler's terror camps.
They had to be saved from harm.
She implored Henrietta Szold to help her
And with great courage and resolution
They spirited the children to Palestine
Snatched from Hitler's final solution
From the time of that reign of horror
Henrietta Szold's Youth Aliyah has been there
Bringing light where there was darkness
And hope, to replace despair.
Children are our future!
They must grow strong and brave to grasp
Israel's Torch of Freedom
And fight to make it last.
And the diaspora Jews the world over
Must help Youth Aliyah remain
A shining haven for children,
"The keepers of the flame."
Brave souls have died but their ideals live on.
We still struggle to keep Israel free;
And it's the power and strength of Israeli youth
That will ensure this destiny.
And when this wondrous land of our forefather*!
dreams
Is at last free from danger and strife
The very angels in Heaven will join our songs
In praise of our peaceful life!
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