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


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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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"Jewish floridian
Unity Government Seeks Hussein Talks
Ldavid landau
I ^ a new government
. unity government.
Bier Shimon Peres, leader
A Labor Party, preseng
Unity government to the
' 5Sept. 13 after 40 days
nous inter-party nego-
ns which lasted right up
tvery moment ofthepre-
es termed the seven-
coalition, which em-
s 97 members of the 120-
nber Knesset, "a bold and
)experiment" and said it
with it "the genuine
ksof the nation" for unity
l could transcend political
C Premier, Yitzhak
nir (Likud-Herut), for
. capability for dialogue
| his desire for genuine co-
To Israeli
llocal Jewish leaders
e unity government in
irael. See page 3.
operation towards a unity
Under the coalition agree-
ment, Shamir will replace
Peres as Premier, and Peres
will replace Shamir as Deputy
Premier and Foreign Minister,
25 months into the Knesset
In a brief and businesslike
presentation speech, Peres
listed the economy and
Lebanon as the two top
priority items on the new
government's agenda. What
was needed on the former, he
declared, was "immediate and
energetic action." And he
predicted that with steady
effort, Israel could take its
place in the forefront of the
world's nations in the fields of
science, technology, agri-
culture and industry.
Peres pledged the govern-
ment would ensure the security
of the northern border villages
in its quest to end the Lebanon
involvement. And he stressed
the constant need to preserve
and expand the strength of the
(See Related Article On Pages 8,10)
to join in talks with
Premier Peres
Israeli Defense Force as Isra-
el's prime guarantee of peace
and security.
HIS NEXT target, Peres
said, was to expand the peace
process. He called on all Isra-
el's neighbors to enter peace
negotiations, and addressed a
special call to King Hussein of
Jordan, "at this special
Carefully rehearsing the
delicate wording of the
government's policy-platform
(the wording was subject to
intense negotiation), Peres
called on Jordan to come to
the negotiating table where, he
said, it could put forward any
proposals and the new
government would consider
them carefully. By the same
token, he added, Jordan
would be asked to listen to and
consider proposals put for-
ward by Israel.
Peres did not refer to the
Camp David process in this
context. He did, however,
mention Camp David in the
context of Egypt, calling on
that country to return its long-
absent ambassador and to help
develop the peace treaty with
Israel into "a step towards"
much broader and deeper
regional cooperation.
Soviet Union, Peres read out a
moving cable received by
President Chaim Herzog and
the Knesset from a group of
Jews in Moscow, Leningrad,
Riga and Odessa urging Israel
to act in their behalf and help
them realize their goal of
aliya. "Our answer is: your
destiny is our destiny ... we
shall never forget," Peres
He urged Moscow to re-
establish diplomatic ties with
Israel, "ties severed at a time
of anger." He added that Isra-
el would "continue knocking
on the closed door of China."
But the main focus of the
country's preoccupations and
the new government's efforts,
Peres said, was the home
front. He dwelt on the need to
shore up democracy and the
rule of law, and spoke of
tolerance as a social value that
it was vital to enhance. The
Arab and Druze citizens parti-
Continued on Page 15
Absorption of Ethiopian Jews Posing Major Challenges
iMidrasha and
ichon Begin
ISchool Year
ha-Judaica High
and the new
qhth grade program
ollto a good start,
page 3 and 11.
Dominitz, director-general of
the Jewish Agency's Immigra-
tion and Absorption Depart-
ment, says it is difficult for
Ethiopian Jews to adjust to
Israeli life, "But their absorp-
tion is necessary for them as
well as for us to avoid the need
for another Project Renewal
in 10 to 15 years.
"You can't plan too far in
advance," Dominitz said on
the eve of the historic first Na-
tional Conference in Israel of
the United Jewish Appeal-
Community Campaign. "We
don't know how many
Ethiopian Jews are coming, or
when, or their state of health.
And there are constant sur-
The one certainty, he said, is
that the challenge is for-
midable to help these Jews,
who are black and have been
recognized by Israel's Chief
Rabbis as Jewish, to adjust to
a complex modern world after
life in a primitive society.
More than 5,000 are said to
have arrived, many with
problems such as dehydration
and malnutrition that are ad-
dressed immediately.
Dominitz said these Jews
must not only learn Hebrew,
marketable skills and how to
negotiate bureaucracies, but
also adjust to the shock of a
new culture that includes air-
planes, automobiles and
indoor plumbing.
His department has been
surprised, he noted, by the
number of these immigrants
who are children unaccom-
panied by parents.
"We have been geared to
immigrant families by having
kitchen facilities for them," he
said. "Instead, we have been
receiving frightened children,
arriving without grown-ups."
Five absorption centers have
been set aside for these young-
sters, to meet their special
needs and provide more inten-
sive education.
Many teenagers, he notes,
have moved along to resi-
dences of Youth Aliya, which,
like the Immigration and
Absorption Department, is
funded mainly through con-
tributions by American Jews
to UJA-Community cam-
Brenner Appointed Endowment Fund Chairman
Adler To Serve As Fund Director/Administrator
f now for the 53rd
"era Assembly of the
wncil of Jewish Fed-
A Florida
Goes East
JJence life through
J"'a Volunteer
' as she "help,"
"Jr,el'army. See
Myron J. Nickman. president of the Jewish Federation,j? MB***
County, has recently announced the V^ffSiSS^.ItoSSSS
chairman of Federation's Endowment FundI Conurn we. ^JSg^SSS
that I. Edward Adler ^bMUI^t^e^^f*fi
responsible for directing and administering the program s tunas ana
Brenner has been a member of the Endowment Fund Committee since its
inceDtion in 1980 Last year he was co-chairman and also headed its legal
anf?ax subcommittee. A past president of the >gJiSSS&!SS5
has been prominently involved in every aspect of ^JSifSSStSSm
incorporation in 1962. A founder of the accounting firm of Ganz Brenner
LustigToken and Anderson, his firm is now merged into the national
accounting and tax firm of Lavanthal and Horwatn.
1966 until hi, '""'''''6r JJ.eH ,h"uccsfl building fund drive
Beach County. _..
Continued on Pnge 15
Stanley B. Brenner
1984 L'Shana Tova 5745

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Jewish Women's Assembly
Roth and Levy Announced
As Workshop Session Speakers
Deborah Brass and Esther
Szmukler, co-chairwomen of
the Jewish Women's Assembly
sponsored by the Women's
Division of the Jewish Federa-
tion of Palm Beach County,
have announced that Dora
Roth, Holocaust survivor,
Israeli mother and UJA repre-
sentative, and Leslie L. Levy,
congressional liaison for the
American Israel Public Affairs
Committee (AIPAC). will
speak at the sixth annual com-
munity-wide education event
in addition to keynote speaker
Bella Abzug. The Jewish
Women's Assembly will be
held this year on Sunday, Oct.
28, 9:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the
Hyatt Palm Beaches, West
Palm Beach.
Women who attend the
Assembly will be able to
choose between two workshop
sessions. Mrs. Roth will speak
about "Israeli Mothers:
Soldiers of Sacrifice," and
Ms. Levy will address "The
Power of the Jewish Voice."
This year the length of the As-
sembly has been shortened
with workshop sessions begin-
ning directly after registration.
"Due to the exciting program
which we have planned for the
Jewish Women's Assembly,
we encourage everyone to
register as early as possible as
there is limited seating
capacity in each session," the
chairwomen urged.
"Both of our session speak-
ers will eloquently encourage
Jewish women to acknowledge
their impact. Mrs. Roth brings
the spirit and determination of
Israeli women to our forum
while Ms. Levy will share with
us an activist's inside view of
Washington-Israel relations.
We are fortunate to have two
such dynamic and knowledge-
able Jewish women speak in
our community," stated Mrs.
Brass and Mrs. Szmukler.
Mrs. Roth was born in
Poland to a very Zionistic
family. When she was eight
she was confined with her
family in a ghetto until it was
destroyed in 1942. She was
then sent to a concentration
camp where her mother soon
died of hunger. On the day of
liberation, Mrs. Roth was shot
in the back by the Germans
and was hospitalized in an
American Joint Distribution
Committee hospital for
survivors in Italy for two and a
half years.
Afterwards she studied to
become a registered nurse and
made aliyah to Israel in 1952
where she married a doctor
and had two children.
Widowed after 26 years of
marriage, Mrs. Roth then
studied public relations at the
University of Haifa and for
the past five years has been a
liaison between depressed Is-
raeli neighborhoods and
American communities for
Project Renewal. She has also
raised funds for the Associa-
tion of Soldiers' Welfare
which teaches illiterate soldiers
to read and write.
As congressional liaison for
AIPAC. Ms. Levy monitors
congressional activity relating
to U.S.-Israel relations. Ms.
Levy, a registered lobbyist,
has been a member of the
AIPAC legislative staff since
1980 and contributed a
column to a weekly newsletter.
The Near East Report.
Prior to joining AIPAC,
Ms. Levy worked on the staff
of Congressman John
Breckinridge (D-KY) and was
active on the local political
scene in her home state of
Kentucky. She holds a
bachelor's degree from Miami
University of Ohio in diplom-
acy and foreign affairs. Ms.
Levy also spent a year in
Luxembourg studying Euro-
pean politics during which
time she worked extensively
with the Soviet Jewry move-
ment in Europe.
Registration for the Jewish
Women's Assembly closes on
Friday, Oct. 19. Space is
limited. The $22 registration
fee includes morning coffee,
danish and luncheon. Child-
care will be available at a
nominal fee. For more in-
formation contact Lynne
Ehrlich, Women's Division
director, at the Jewish Federa-
tion office. 832-2120.
Weinberger, Rosenne.
Netanyahu To Adore;
UJA's Hineni III
Dora Roth
Leslie L. Levy
Secretary of Defense Caspar
Weinberger, Senator Arlen
Specter of Pennsylvania,
Israel's Ambassador to the
United States Meir Rosenne
and Deputy Chief of Mission
Benjamin Netanyahu will be
among the featured speakers
who will address Hineni III,
the United Jewish Appeal's
major leadership gathering in
Washington, D.C., Sept. 30-
Oct. 2. There will also be a
special tribute at the closing
banquet in honor of UJA
National Vice Chairman
Samuel H. Miller of Cleveland
for his innovative leadership
as the founding father of
Hineni, the UJA's annual
major gifts program.
The three-day program will
bring more than 100 Jewish
leaders to the nation's capital
where they will have an oppor-
tunity to take part in a
program of high-level brief-
ings with top officials of the
Israeli Embassy and the
United States Defense and
_ State
departments. Com
sional leaders from
parties will also address
Other highlights
program include an o
reception hosted by the {j
Jewish Appeal Federatio
Greater Washington;
Continued on PagelJ
H. Irwin Levy
You can set up
your own
Philanthropic Fund
in the Endowment Fund program of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
WHAT is a Personalized Philanthropic Fund?
It i* a permanent endowment in your on name or on*
that you wiah to memorialii* or honor.
It it a fund which increaae* through imntmrnu mad*
by a commit!** knot, ledgeabl* i" the field, of finance.
investment and ratal* and financial planning
Contribution, mat be mad* by you. your family,
aworiale*.. friend* and from corporal* aourcea.
HOI does it work?
Contrabution* to your land ar* treated a* fflIs to a public
You hat* the privilege of making recommendation* for
daburtement of I or principal to recogntied
charitable purpoaea. Three organixaboa* mat or mat
not be affiliated with the Jewafa Federation of Palm
Beach County They may be local, aauonal.
Jew ah or aoa-Jewiah.
bo coat to
the faad aad
provided by the Jewiah
Yaa are rehevad of record keeping aad receive periodic
the Mataa of yow faad
WHY YOU SHOULD have a Federation Per-
sonalized Philanthropic Fund.
Cah contribution* to your fund are allowable upto-SO-.
of your contribution Ui baa* ladjaated groat. incom*l
becauar k i* to a public charity.
Fair market talue of appreciated long-term Kcuritiw
deductible up to 30% of your contribution lai bat*.
Particularly beneficial to philanthropic donor* who find
themeehea in "windfall" aituationa becauae of a pro-
poaed aale of a buaineaa or other major aaart*.
There no lai on incoaae within your fund, thereby
enabling more funda to be uaed for charitable purpoaea.
No Ui return, or reporta need to be filed on your fund.
Contribution*, may be made in larger amount, during
high inc.woe yeara and in amaller amounts during low in-
come tear., allowing lor lax iaoentivee while keeping
your payment* to charitiea on a regular I
WHAT are the advantages over private founds-
Caah enatripnbona in private ludalif* are allowable
only ap in 20% of jronr contribution baa*
Only 60% of the appreciated value of loag-ter"
lai return, i
of the Jewiah Federation of Palm Beach County
Sunlry B. Brenner, Chairman
For farther information, please contact
I. Edward Adler. Endowment Director
501 S. Flngier Drive. Suite 305 West Palm Beach. FL 33401
Telephone: (305)832-2120
7V Endowment Fund program also offers other ways to participant, much as:
Charitable Remainder Treats Bequests Supporting Foundation*
Outrifbt Gifto eijfe Insurance Policies Letters of Intent

Friday, September 28,1984 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 3
Students gather outside and inside the Jewish Community Day
School as they await the start of Midrasha Open House. The
opportunity to socialize with friends is one ingredient which
makes Midrasha so successful, according to Dr. Paul Klein,
chairman of the Midrasha Committee of the Jewish Federation
of Palm Beach County.
Midrasha Opens School Year With
Enrollment Close To 100
[dunce to register for Fall
e as well as to socialize
new and old friends
jit students out in record
JB for Midrasha-
ic'a High School's Open
held recently at the
i Community Day
,j. Enrollment in
nsha has grown from a
I of 25 young adults to
100 in the past two
ndents and parents were
omed by Dr. Paul Klein,
nan of the Midrasha
nittee of the Jewish
[ration of Palm Beach
ity, and Ann Lynn
M, director of Midrasha
|Jtish education for the
Federation. Dr. Klein
id, "It is exhilarating to
the large number of
ms as well as to feel the
atmosphere that
permeates Wednesday even-
ings at Midrasha. We are anti-
cipating the most successful
year ever. Fifteen seniors will
graduate this year after having
participated in the four-year
program and we anticipate a
large number of students will
apply for scholarships to go to
Israel next summer."
"Shabbat Shalom," a film
concerning a mother's desire
to have a truly meaningful
family Shabbat and the nega-
tive reaction of her family to
this decision, was shown in the
merkaz of the Day School.
Afterwards the students
divided into small groups and
discussed the film in class-
rooms. This trigger film is
designed to encourage dis-
Registration showed that
among the most popular
courses are Eretz Yisroel, You
are Jewish and Special (a
Jewish values course), con-
versational Hebrew, compar-
ative religions and Holocaust
studies. "In some cases we had
to create an additional class of
the same subject due to the
unexpectedly hip*- enroll-
ment," stated Ms. Lipton.
Starting Oct. 24 adult
education courses for teachers
and parents will be held during
the same hours as Midrasha.
Midrasha is a community
program of Jewish education
offered through the coopera-
tive efforts of the Education
of the Jewish
of Palm Beach
various local
and the Jewish
Community Day School. For
more information contact Ann
Lynn Lipton at the Federa-
tion's additional office, 655-
Local Jewish Leaders Optimistic
About Unity Government In Israel
pctions by Palm Beach
y Jewish leaders to the
hment of the unity
wmeni in Israel con-
dby the Knesset Sept. 13
e a basic theme. They are
that Israel's im-
ic pressing problems
>s the economy, the
Ttnis in Judea and
and the pullback
Lebanon will be ad-
now that the road-
1 of partisan politics has
I removed. However, they
"hat a change to a more
form of repre-
l must be made in Is-
lthe near future.

_. concerned with the
e 1^ wuntry. They
'emendous com-
!e i to the extent of
.' -Defense and
J the two prime
ln Israel today and
ab,c to compromise
"When I was in Israel in
June I met with President
Chaim Herzog. It was his
opinion even then that a
coalition government was
necessary. Since the election
IS political parties in addition
to the Labor and Likud
coalitions have representation
in the Knesset. I believe that
Israel has got to understand
that they are no longer a small
country of 250,000 people but
a mature country with a
population of 4 million. The
system must change to more of
an American type with two
parties and people voting for
individuals, not the party.
"I am extremely optimistic
now. I have begun to realize
that a unity government can
accomplish more without
having to deal with criticism
from the 'out' party. The
leaders are working hard to
make this work because they
realize that there will be
another election in six months
if their agreement is not
J. Nlckman,
The president of the Jewish
Federation of Palm
County, Myron
had serious
about the
shared form of
government in
Israel but
would like to
see it become a
reality. "I believe that the only
place decisions can be shared
and should be is in the home
between a husband and a wife.
If the form of government that
the Likud and Labor
coalitions have agreed to has a
chance to be successful, and I
sincerely hope it will be, it can
only happen in Israel, the Jew-
ish homeland for the family of
Rabbi Joel Chazin, presi-
dent of the
Palm Beach
County Board
of Rabbis,
believes that
"all Jews are
supportive and
hopeful of the
effort to sustain
a unity govern-
ment wich
includes both
Shimon Peres and
Yitzhak Shamir. I think we're
aware that both leaders have
made sacrifices and the fact
that they succeeded in forming
a unity government testifies to
the depth and character of
both men. The expectation is
that they will make progress in
the economic area while
continuing and improving
relations with the United
States. There is only good
news in the ability of Labor
and Likud to cooperate.
Dr. Paul Klein addresses the parents, students and faculty at the
Midrasha Open House as Ann Lynn Lipton, director of
Midrasha, waits her turn.
Nearly 100 students registered for the Fall semester of
Midrasha-Judaica High School. They and their parents met in
the Merkaz of the Jewish Community Day School to usher in
the new year.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18,1984, a.m.
Mideast Conference
Guest Speakers
The Honorable Meir Rosenne,
Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.
Tom Dine,
Executive Director
American Israel Public Affairs Committee
SUNDAY, JANUARY 27,1985,7:30 p.m.
Community Plea For
Soviet Jewry
Guest Speaker
Lynn Singer,
Past President Union of Councils
For Soviet Jews
JANUARY 16-17,1985
Catholic/Jewish Dialogue
Community Wide Conference
All events are sponsored by the Community
Relations Council of the Jewish Federation
of Palm Beach County.

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Nazi Victim Meets U.S. Liberator 39 Years Late
Capt. John B. Coulstor
and PFC Sol. Tannenbaum
were among those in the
U.S. 602nd Tank Destroyer
Battalion who, on April 4.
1945. helped liberate
Ohrdruf concentration
camp located in what is
now East Germany.
Leo Laufer. a camp inmate from
Lodz. Poland, was one of those
treed from the threat of death on
that memorable day.
week. 39 years later
m. now 66. Tannenbaurr.
DDV 66. and Laufer. now 80, met
a: the center for Holocaust
S .:. af tnt- Anti-L>efamatK>n
gut of B'nai B nth
The men embraced Laufer
dabbed at a tear. Coulston and
Tannenbaum. comrades-inarms
then and New Jersey resident*
now. had never met Laufer until
this moment Or if they had in
the emotional confusion of April
4. 1945 they did not recall.
WHEN THE two hour
meeting was over, all three men
agreed that, as Coulston put it.
"This get-together after so many
years has made us even more
determined to keep reminding the
world about what happened
under Hitler
The three were brought
together by ADL after Laufer
asked the Center for Holocaust
Studies for information on the
liberation of Ohrdruf. The Center
is a major educational, teaching
and research facility dealing with
the Holocaust.
According to Abraham H
Foxman, ADL associate national
director and himself a survivor of
the Holocaust from Poland. "It is
vital that the Center continue to
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4 i
HOW IT WAS This is the sctne that greeted the soldiers of
the 602nd Tank Destroyer BattalUon on April 4, 1945, when
they entered Ohrdruf concentration camp. The photo was l
by then-Capt John B. Coulston.
document the tragedy of the
Holocaust through the eye-
witness accouants of survivors
and liberators while there is
still time to preserve this
historical legacy for future
ACCORDING TO Coulston. a
retired paint materials
manufacturer form Convent
Station, N.J there are "too
many persons nowadays who
deny that the Holocaust ever
took place." Displaying
photographs of dead bodies at
Ohrdruf which be took on
liberation day. he said:
All of us. Christians and
Jews, have to keep on talking I
ha ve to tell my children, and my
children will have to tell their
children Those of us who were
there are getting older We won't
be around that much longer '
Coulston said. Etched into
my brain" was his first im-
pression of Ohrdruf. where 9.000
bodies were found, including
approximately 60 ">* who
were killed in the last moments
before members of the 89th
Infantry Division entered the
What I saw those bodies
I just couldn't put into words.
I still can't." he said. "I
remember all of us were white
with anger at the Germans. I
have never been so furious at
anybody in my hfe."
LAUFER. who now lives and
works in Dallas, where he owns a
department store, said he was
"overwhelmed" at meeting the
two liberators of Ohrdruf. whom
he had learned about from.
representatives of the Cents-1
Holocaust Studies while
tending a recent gathering
Lodz ghetto survivors
Kiamesha Lake. N Y
"I owe my life to these I
American soldiers who bate
the gates of the camp and
us." said Laufer. "For a la
time I wanted to meet some i
them." Echoing Coulston,
added that it is important
survivors to perpetuate
memory of those who died "I
our children, and the generatk
who come after."
'Survivors, for some reason,!
he went on. "don't live long 1
Coatiaued on Page 13
Leo Mindlin
The Don ble-Speak of A merica '$ Religwiisti
'Jewish f loridian
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IT HAS taken 200 years of
careful training to develop in
Americans a sense of the terrible
dangers of the presence of insti-
tutunal religion in the nation's
political process
This does not mean that
fundamentalists and other
aealots gave up on then* cam-
paign to rule men s minds by the
mumbo-jumbo of then* would-be
tyranny But at least they were
Now. oa a matter of a handful
of years, the containment *
to be faltering The Bfcie-
thumpers are back m force and
appear to be inheriting the
national landscape
NOWHERE IS this more
than m the current pre-
campaagn. and a a
beyond a doubt true that .Mr
Reagan, jc has rssasctaon drive, a
to s great extant laajaiaaJiai for
a in a most laa-iia-nlai way
What has emerged from the
b the ranks of the
r-retagasas a a war upon
a Wilful rttm^gm m jjje
meaning of at least two terms
that were central to the 200-year
of the de% eaoptnent of aa
One of these is "humanism." It
is no longer a word signifying the
highest, the most civilized in-
stincts in mankind. But. as the
right-wing extremist religionists
use it. humanism" is now a
derogatory term to impale upon
its deliberately distorted new
meaning anyone who places high
value upon humanity in the
eyes of these double-speakers,
anyone who em pha sires the
significance of mortal hfe.
presumably to the detriment of
the Divine
the sai
forgotten Much dreaded from
1948 onward, when George
Orwell first published it. sud-
denly we are no longer filled with
the dread of its prophecy. We
don't have to be: the prophecy
has become reality.
The Bible-thumpers, after
rearranging the Engush language
to suit themselves, are now
saying that humanism equals
andaaaaaass to be human, to
exalt humanity as one of the
noblest of mankind's values, a
the same as doing the devil's
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successful because of a 50-percent
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should they be expected
grapple with history?
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Century Enlightenment, dunfl
which the American Rrvohi-"
gave birth to this nation,
ceived of humanism as ooeott
most exalted of political, r-
and personal philosophies.
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iugheat principles, including
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doctrine. They were infl*
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Community Calendar
September 28
Rosh Hashanah
I September 29
| Temple Israel Sisterhood Fall dance
September 30
[National UJA Hineni III in Washington through Oct. 2
Temple Judea groundbreaking 2 p.m.
' October 1
Rishona Chapter of Amit Women board Pioneer
Women Cypress Lakes theatre party 2 p.m.
Women's American ORT Mid Palm board 1 p.m.
B'nai B'rith Women Mitzvah Council 7:15 p.m.
Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary No. 408 board 10:30
a.m. Jewish Community Day School board 8 p.m.
I Women's American ORT Okeechobee 1:30 p.m.
October 2
Women's League for Israel 1 p.m. Women's American
ORT Wellington board 8 p.m. B'nai B'rith Women -
| Chai board- 7:30 p.m.
October 3
Jewish Federation Women's Division Business and
Professional Steering Committee 7 p.m. Yiddish Culture
Croup Cresthaven 1 p.m. Hadassah Lake Worth -
I ward- 10 a.m. Jewish Federation Women's Division
Jewish Women's Assembly Committee Meeting 10 a.m.*
I American Jewish Congress board noon Women's
American ORT Golden Rivers 1 p.m. Temple Beth
Molom Men's Club board 9:30 a.m. Temple Israel
Sisterhood board 7 p.m. Jewish Community Center -
I executive Board 6:30 p.m. and board of directors 8 p.m.
October 4
rational Council of Jewish Women Okeechobee Unit -
ard 10:30 a.m. Hadassah Golda Meir board 10
j-m. B'nai B'rith No. 2939 board -1 p.m. B'nai B'rith
"omen Ohav i :30 p.m. Hadassah Chai board 10
mi Pioneer Women -Theodore Herzl-1 p.m.
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Heritage: Civilization and
The Jews Premieres On Channel 2
Oct. 1, 9 p.m. is the
premiere date of the nine-part
epic series Heritage: Civiliza-
tion And The Jews on WPBT-
This presentation
chronicling three thousand
years of Jewish history is
hosted and narrated by Abba
Eban, the former Israeli
Ambassador to the United
States and the United Nations.
This sweeping documentary
series is the historical journey
of the Jewish people which
begins with the Greek and
Roman Empires and con-
cludes with the birth of Israel
and the world today. From the
stony heights of the Sinai to
the shores of the Dead Sea,
from the Amphitheatre at
Delphi to the Roman Forum,
from the ghettos of Germany
and Poland to the kibbutzim
of Israel, the series traces the
evolution of Jewish thought,
insights and culture.
In telling the story of the
Jewish people and their
relationships with the other
religious and secular traditions
that have formed Western
civilization, Heritage: Civil-
ization And The Jews tells the
story of all of us.
Part two of Heritage:
Civilization And The Jews airs
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9 p.m. The
remainder of the series airs on
consecutive Monday nights at
Registration Open For 1984
CJF General Assembly
Registration forms are now
available from local Jewish
Federations for the 53 rd
General Assembly of the
Council of Jewish Federa-
tions, Nov. 14-18. The
Sheraton Centre and Royal
York Hotels in Toronto,
Ontario, will be headquarters
for the gathering of some
2,500 Jewish community
leaders from the United States
and Canada, and overseas.
Speakers scheduled for the
1984 General Assembly in-
clude many of the foremost
scholars, political and spiritual
leaders in contemporary North
American Jewish life. Among
them are Dr. Joseph
Yerushalmi of Columbia Uni-
versity; Dr. Gerson Cohen,
Chancellor of the Jewish
Theological Seminary; Dr.
Henry Kissinger, Mendel
Kaplan, World Chairman of
Keren Hayesod; Rabbi
Gunther Plaut, President,
Central Conference of Amer-
ican Rabbis; Leon Dulzin,
Chairman, Jewish Agency
Major issues confronting
Federations in the coming year
will be explored in depth at
nine General Assembly
Forums: Ethiopian Jewry and
Syrian Jewry; Peace in the
Middle East After the U.S.
and Israeli Elections; Jewish
Education and Culture;
Sephardic Jewry; The Arab
World; Soviet Jewry; Long-
Range Planning; Latin
American Jewry; Black-
Jewish Relations.
A key theme of the General
Assembly The Community
Leader as a Learning Person
will be defined at the
Thursday morning plenary
session and expanded in a
series of 10 workshops.
In addition, workshops are
planned to explore every
major item on the agenda of
North American Jewish
Federations including The
Jewish Family; Israel-
Diaspora Relations; The
Jewish Community and the
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mediate Cities; Computeriza-
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Mira Koschitzky and Gella
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Committee, are coordinating
plans for a series of events that
will include a bus tour of
Toronto, an exhibit of Judaica
by Canadian artists, and two
gala receptions.
The Council of Jewish
Federations is the association
of 200 Federations, Welfare
Funds and Community
Councils which serve nearly
800 communities embracing a
Jewish population of more
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and Canada.
Established in 1932, the
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instrument to strengthen the
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effective community service;
establishing guidelines for
fund raising and operation,
and through joint national
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common purposes dealing
with local, regional and inter-
national needs.
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Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County, at the Federa-
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in the News
Rishona Chapter will have their regular meeting on
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 12:30 p.m., at the American Savings
Bank. Westgate, C.V. Refreshments and entertainment
will be provided.
Still a few more rooms available for the week-end at the
Tarleton Hotel. Miami Beach from Oct. 26 to Oct. 29.
I ucerne Lakes Lodge No. 3132will open the fall season
with a bagel and lox spread on Sunda). Oct. 7, 9:30 a.m..
at the Senior Citzens Center. 2nd St. and Dixie Hwy., I ake
W in ["he program will be "Israel Part II" in Pictures
and Sound with cue ,:. Dr. Ben dler. He
has received countless awards for his photograph) which
was also recent 1> exhibited ai the Norton Gall(
Menorah Chapter No. 1496 will meet o: 1 p.m..
at the American Savings Bank The Per will
[inal -kits written and directed by Norma
Sirota. On Oct. 10 a luncheon and Card Part) .11 be held
at the Italian fate I)i 1 ie\ i in W ellington for the benefit of
I he Children"* Home in Israel.
Ma>ada Chapter's regular meeting on Oct. 9 a: 7:30
p m. will be held at the Holidav Inn outside of Centur)
Village at the Wesi Palm Beach Turnpike exit.
I he program will be a skit presented b> the "Masada
Players." in addition to a part of "Getting l"o Know
I he first general meeting ol the Bo>nion Beach Chapter
will be held on Monday I >ct. 15. 12:30 p.m.. at the K
Palm Clubhoii*e. The guest speaker. Pi
Duncan III will review "Nancj Vstor, the Lad
inia" b> Derek Marlowe.
The Board of Directors will meet at th( Helen
Milch. Building 11. -\pt. 314. On Monday, Oct I ai I p.m.
I he Florida Region Conference will be held Oct 22
23. 10 a.m.. at the Royce Hotel. V\ est Pa m Beach.
I he Drama Stud) Croup is scheduled to the
Royal Palm Clubhouse on Oct. 29 a; I r Sal I -man
will lecture on Anton Chekhov.
No>. 18*Dec. I. Week-end at Regenc\ Sp
bour. Please call Helen Milch or Rhoda ( i liei
tnations. HADASSAH
Boyatoa Beach Chapter will ho
Monday. Oct. I, 12:30 p m ,
c; j.554 NE 2::u Vve, list wesi fI x I.
ard Of lake Worth Chapter will
let J, ^:45 a.m.. in the Sunrise Sa> %\
1 oan. Gun Club Road.
Plans will be formulated for future (
1 ikvah Chapter will sponsor a four-day, three-night trip
10 the Regencv Spa on Nov 4-". Travel with the chapter to
Israelfora IS-da) Super Israel Trip beginning Nov. 12.
Centun Chapter w ill hold its next meeting on Thursda>.
Oct. 4. 12:30 p.m., at the American Savings Bank Helen
Nussbaum will present a book re\iew
A trip to the Regenc> Spa is planned for Oct. 29-Nov. 1.
Call Lil Davis for more information.
The Sabra Chapter will hold its next meeting on
Tuesda>. Oct. 2. 1 p m.. at the Sunrise Savings and Loan
Association on Military Trail and Gun Club Road.
The speaker for the afternoon U1 be Dasid Goodblatt,
district manager for Congressman Tom Lewis, who will
discuss the HMO Plan.
On Oct. 3.the chapter is sponsoring a day at the Caldei
Race Track. The price is $15, which includes everything.
except transportation.
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Israel's Cooperative Fanners
Suffering Heavy Income Losses
inflation and the declining
value of the shekel compared
to Western currencies is
costing Israel's moshavim
(cooperative farms) heavy
income losses as much as
$500 million in the past five
years according to Nissim
Zvili, the new head of the Jew-
ish Agency's Rural Settlement
Zvili said the lost income is
a resu ol spiraling
product cost!
decreased market revenues. Is-
riculture export!
i) shipping costs in
and the steadily.
r-alue of the shekel in
W .-stern cut
riously trims the profit
margin. This is especially true
in I .in common market
intries thai account for 65
percent of moshavim farm
Israeli inflation is now
ted at an annual rate of
400 percent. Zvili said the
economies of kibbutizm.
which are more controlled and
have been less
td than moshavim.
whic .'.are-based.
Zvili, who ipoke
act! s and promise.
.: inflation has in
ng- and short-range plan-
ning and frustrates u
"It is difficult ii >ng-
ige planning while the value
of the shekel we spend
depreciates so much from da>
said Zvili. "It is even
hard to take short-range
p>S," he added "\*. e receive
illars everv
thre< end in
the end
time the moshavnil
i cl cker op,
He said his department
tries to take projected in-
flation into account, but the
rate often exceeds ex-
Zvili stressed that Ameican
Jews can help by pledging as
much as possible, and paying
as soon as they can, to ac-
celerate the flow of dollars.
Ihev can do this through their
United Jewish
Community Campaign ,
opened its 1985 drive win
campaign's historic!
national opening confereJ
Israel on Sept. 10.
For more jnfor
contact the Jewish Fed*
fhlm Beach S
JCC Singles Re-Structui
In an effort to meet the
diversified and changing needs
ol the growing Jewish singles
population in Palm Beach
County, a committee of inter-
persons met with Jewish
Community Center Executive
Director Jerome Mclman and
Program Director Harreen
Bertisch. The meeting resulted
in a reorganization of the
groups formerly known as
ESP (Especially for Single
Parents). Serendipity and
Career Singles into one cohe-
sive group without age limits
or restrictions.
I he group will focus on
offering a variety of activities
ranging from thought provok-
ing to sheer fun. planned by a
g committee. Center
v ill assist in implementa-
tion ol committee p|anJ
will be for
Bigs, clerical support |
other program duties.
The first goal of the
will be to complete a
list of Jewish singles in;
Beach County so th
comprehensive mailing I
exist. Jewish eommJ
leaders are being contact!
their assistance and input]
Any Jewish single wi|
to be included or ne,
further information mat
Jerome Meiman at
or one of the following;
ing committee members:'
Chabon. 1 ynn Ehrlkh,
Gilbert. Barbara \l.
berg. Barf.:-., Prince,
Rosh, PI -.eeelmal
Seal Wal/cr.
The American Friends
Of Tel Aviv University
James HNobil La.-enAzouli
Chairman Executive Directc
fioca Raton Chapter
Serving Palm Beach Count.____
Scrap Cold
in any form, any condition
Coins-cold & Silver
Collections & Accumulations
U.S. & Foreign
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Best wishes
for a
Happy New Year

Friday, September 28,1984 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 7
Memoirs Of A Florida 'Soldier'
I why would a Jewish woman
$ leave air con-
washing machine,
If ishwasher luxurious
r" hpantv shop and all
^coSts of life in
! md to spend 30
,as a volunteer in the Isra-
fW|S it because Judaism
Us that giving of yourself
,he highest form of
Ior was it because over 2.200
Vricans have .served as
In aides s.nce 1982
lough the program called
Lnieers for Israel?
T This program was
ablished when the Lebanon
kjs broke oui and Israeli
fliers came to the United
es appealing for aid to
jvest crops left to rot by
ling farmers. Now the
plunteers perform almost all
iliiary chores short of going
Lo battle.
Jon June 20 I mingled with
|| other excited volunteers
torn different areas of the
tailed States at the El AI
ninier in JFK airport. For
(rity rasons we were not
beforehand about our
Biination or duties. When
j arrived in Israel at Ben-
fcurion Airport, we were
prided into two groups .
Hit going to a camp in the
m i and the rest of us being
ml io a camp about an hour
jbus from Jerusalem.
I We had been told by the
Volunteer coordinator that
r living quarters would be
father "primitive," so we were
most prepared for the small
liners and army cots. (Do
ioi expect the Hilton or
A group of us decided that
pstead of complaining we
clean and paint the
ommunal women's
iiroom, consisting of two
nmodes, two showers and
ir sinks. Washing sheets,
Mb and personal things was
Ibit difficult in the sink, but
ft managed!
*e learned to eat the spicy
'""J prepared by our Moroc-
cook; we managed to
pore the bird flying around
Mess hall; we ate K-rations
to lunch and dinner for two
">'s because there was no
*t; and, believe it or not,
IC ^en managed to laugh
jwnewhat weakly) when we
F'o "go to the bathroom"
punout water!
J^e up time was 7 a.m.
f "ugh the soldiers were up
p,. "out, singing and
H all night. The mess
*as about half a mile
to our barracks up a hill.
Kas< "as at 7:30 a.m. and
a" it on time, some of us
leave ten minutes
'ore the energetic 20- to 50-
;oids who comprised the
SiecT' f our..8rouP-
imL u Us. eventually slept
N breakfast, ruing a few
1 before reporting to
8 a.m. (Jaffa oranges
"^'ous for breakfast!)
JjL*rk "' the storage
,rchouses consisted of
"8 metal shelves,
hffg and checking
"J bags and cartons of
ors and l*"ping~ dus,y
.and wiping off dusty
ll Krc s no Endus '"
when necessary, we
'S, "Ches for soldis
lane"vers and even gave
ttfcfcw,. ......
Sylvia Lewis, a participant in the Volunteers for Israel program
during this past summer, helps paint the barracks where she
Naturally, my two room-
mates, aged 21 and cousins,
were very popular and had lots
of admirers. We were able to
communicate to the soldiers
our reasons for coming to Is-
rael to help and how we felt as
Jews in the Diaspora. In turn,
they expressed their ap-
preciation to us and how they
wished we would make
The emotional appeal of Is-
rael was even more moving to
me this time than on my
previous visit in 1982. Living
for two days with an orthodox
family on a moshav; listening
to their reminiscences about
their 19-year-old son killed in
the Yom Kippur War, and
joining with them in their
hopes for a future Israel living
in peace, brought tears to my
Two days spent on a non-
observant kibbutz gave me
another viewpoint. Playing
with the children; listening to
their parents discuss the
Sylvia Lewis (center] and her two roommates, 21-year-old
cousins, outside their living quarters on an army base one hour
from Jerusalem.
There was a break at 10:30
a.m. and everyone collapsed
under the one big shade tree
on the base. Some of the
group had planted shrubs and
flowers to brighten the area,
which they would water and
weed. Back to work until
12:30 p.m. when the main
meal of the day was served.
Afterwards, we worked until
4:30 or 5 p.m.
Up the hill to the mess hall
for supper and then free time!
Most of us would take the bus
into Rehovet and gorge on
felafel, cold Gold Star beer,
ice cream and other delicacies.
Back to the base where we
literally fell onto our cots.
Truthfully, 1 have not slept as
well in a longtime as I did in
the Army!
We really looked forward to
the Shabbat! At noon on
Friday we finished our 5 Vi day
work week of eight hours daily
(more or less) and packed for
the weekend ... one time at a
kibbutz; another on a moshav
and twice in Jerusalem where I
stayed at the YMCA across
from the King David Hotel.
Eight a.m. Sunday came
quickly and back to the base
for work.
Side trips, all courtesy of the
Israeli army, included
Masada, Tel Aviv, Jaffa,
Jerusalem, Absolam Caves, a
delightful reception for the
volunteers hosted by the local
B'nai B'rith in Rehovet, plus
other tours. We also had
lectures and films at the camp.
A marvelous camaraderie
sprang up between the
volunteers and the soldiers.
ABC's & 123s
Chf Boy-ar-d
ABC's & 123 s
from Chef
fo ^<^^c are ,as,y
V^\ L pasta alphabet
LmW*>& letters and
^^*AT numbers covered
with a nch tomato sauce. The
children will absolutely love it as
a delicious hot lunch and as a
tasty dinner side-dish And so
will the adults' Either way you
serve it. getting the chikjren to
eat is as easy as Aleph Bez!

children's future, only
reinforced my strong support
of a country with many
divergent opinions and beliefs.
At the beginning of my
memoirs, I asked three
questions, at the end of this
brief report (there is so much
more to tell), I answer all three
with a resounding YES! I
highly recommend the
Volunteer for Israel program
for those with good stamina, a
good sense of humor, a good
stomach and above all, a deep
sense of commitment to the
State of Israel.
Sylvia Lewis is the stajj
associate in charge of the
Boynton Beach branch office
of the Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County. She
recently returned from parti-
cipating in the Volunteers for
Israel program this summer.
For more information contact
Ms. Lewis at the Boynton
Beach office, 747-0746.
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Page 8 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County / Friday, September 28,1984
Before Unity
It Was A Night of Frenzied Deals
"Split it between you," a
bleary-eyed cameraman told
Shimon Peres, Yitzhak Navon
and Haim Barlev at 4 a.m. as
he plonked down in front of
them a can of Coca-Cola.
The three Labor leaders,
gratefully and without over-
much attention to protocol
requirements, eagerly swilled
back the beverage, lubricating
their parched throats and
keeping them conscious for yet
another gruelling hour of pre-
dawn negotiations.
The cameraman's mate off-
ered them a hunk of bagel, still
warm from an Old City
baker's van. Greedily they
gobbled it up.
AFTER ALL, the Knesset
restaurants had all closed long
hours ago. But they and their
aides were still buried in the
bowels of the house, beavering
away toward the so-elusive
goal: wrapping up the coali-
tion accord.
On the floor above, unat-
tended by media people, Yit-
zhak Shamir and his aides
were no doubt in similarly
hungry and thirsty condition
and similarly teetering on
the verge of physical
The wheeling and dealing
and horse-trading was at last
coming to an end: the final,
unchangeable deadline had
been set Thursday after-
noon, Sept. 13. Labor had
given notice, with National
Religious Party support, that
if it could not announce a
unity government by then it
would present to the Knesset a
narrow-based one and squeak
home with the votes of the
Peres and his aides were
awaiting Shamir's visit to
them, from the fourth floor to
the fifth, in order to hand him
a copy of the formal letter
Peres proposed sending Presi-
dent Chaim Herzog informing
the president that a govern-
ment had been formed. Once
Shamir took formal note of
that letter it would be all
"WHERE IS he?" Peres
asked, too tired, and too
schooled in delays and disap-
pointments to be impatient.
"He's still stuck with the Shas
guys." someone answered.
"They've gone to say
selichot" (predawn prayers),
someone else volunteered.
And indeed, the Shas rabbi-
politicians had taken over a
committee room and were
offering penitential prayers in
between drafting sessions with
their Likud patrons over
complex compromise for-
mulae in the matter of the
Religious Affairs portfolio.
Earlier in the evening, the
NRP Executive met in the
Knesset and decided to accept
a Labor proposal whereby
both Religions and Interior
NRP's two "traditional"
portfolios be "deposited"
with the Premier for the time
being, "until a solution is
worked out."
If Likud and Shas rejected
that, the NRP warned, there
would be a Labor-led narrow
government with NRP
participation the next day.
FACED WITH that kind of
threat, Shamir had little choice
but to climb down. He met
with Peres and the two of
them called in Shas' Yitzhak
Peretz (by now it was well past
1 a.m.) to cajole him into
swallowing the medicine, too.
The Shas politicians were
mortified. "We are being
made fools of," they railed.
The two ministries were run by
NRP-affiliated directors-
general, and, deposited with
Peres, they would continue in
effect, therefore, to be con-
trolled by the NRP.
But Shamir was adamant.
Likud and Labor were going
ahead, he made it clear, with
or without Shas. "He's
(Shamir) not the whole of the
Likud," a Shas MK noted
forcefully to reporters a
clear reference to Shas'
particular patron, Ariel
And indeed, in a last-minute
turnabout engineered by
Sharon, Shas decided to join
the government after all and
accept the "deposit" scheme.
Peretz told reporters Sharon
has specifically undertaken
that Shas would eventually re-
ceive one or other of the two
disputed ministries.
BE THAT as it may, the
unity Cabinet has 25 members
Shas' entry was followed by
that of Morasha an un-
wieldy number even in an
optimal situation of political
homogeneity which this
certainly is not.
Peres and Shamir are aware
of the problem, however, and
have built into their agreement
a scheme that could, if it
works, be a solution.
It calls for an inner Cabinet
of 10 members five Labor
and five Likud where key
issues will be brought for
decision. These decisions will
"bind Labor and Likud"
thus ensuring their endorse-
ment in the Cabinet plenary.
But observers believe that
even the 10-member forum,
which will also serve as the
Ministerial Defense Commit-
tee, may prove unwieldy. They
expect, therefore if the
unity government indeed takes
hold the informal evolution
of a still smaller forum, com-
prising Peres and Shamir and
just a very few others, remini-
scent of Golda Meir's
"Kitchen Cabinet."
would not be part of such a
body. The question is,
however, whether he would be
prepared to countenance its
existence without his partic-
ipation in it and whether
Shamir is strong enough to
resist Sharon's efforts to
undermine it.
No doubt, as the unity
government is launched on its
way, the problem of Sharon's
open challenge to Shamir is
one of the most salient
shadows threatening its longe-
vity and efficiency. Sharon's
challenge to Shamir was
dramatically in evidence when
he opposed Shamir's recom-
mended slate of Herut
ministers in the unity govern-
ment during a stormy meeting
of the Herut Central Commit-
tee. The slate was approved
Neo-Nazis Bared
From Marching
Western Allied powers in West
Berlin have issued an order
barring the neo-Nazi National
Democratic Party (NPD) from
taking part in the March 10,
1985, elections to the city's
Parliament. The NPD is
banned in Berlin but has
nevertheless a following
estimated at several thousand
The Allied command order
is meant to head off a possible
NPD initiative to try to gain
seats in the local Parliament.
Elsewhere in West Germany
the NPD is not barred from
participation in election cam-
On the national level it
failed to win the five percent
of the popular vote necessary
to qualify it for a represen-
tation in the Bundestag. On
the local level, however, it did
manage to penetrate into some
elected Assemblies.
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Many elements combine to
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Foremost among these is the
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Each weekday seniors
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These activities are followed
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female in the later years in-
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Friday, September 28,1984 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 9
Women's Division Holds Presidents' Coffee
President!* of Jewish Women's organizations firsthand
in Palm Beach County recently attended a Women's
coffee sponsored by the Women's Division of education
ihe Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County 9:45 a.m
held at the Morse Geriatric Center's Lowe Beaches.
Auditorium. As leaders in the community, Women's
they were provided the opportunity to learn outreach
about the upcoming Jewish
Assembly, the community wide
day to be held on Sunday, Oct. 28,
.-2:30 p.m., at the Hyatt Palm
In addition they heard about
Division's various educational,
and leadership development
Attending the Presidents' Coffee are [seated, left to right] Sheila
Engelstein, Women's Division president; Lynne Ehrlich, WD
director; and Adele Simon, WD education vice president.
Standing [left to right] are Deborah Brass, JWA co-
chairwoman; Esther Szmukler, JWA co-chairwoman; Blossom
Cohen, chairwoman of the Presidents' Coffee, and Faye Stoller,
WD assistant director.
Genocide Pact
Helms Debate Angers Sen. Percy
- The Senate Foreign Rela-
tions Committee approved the
United Nations convention
against genocide at its regular
meeting Wednesday.
But there was some question
whether the Senate would be
able to ratify the treaty before
Congress adjourns Oct. 5.
Sen. Jesse Helms (R., N.C.),
who has used his prerogative
to delay the vote, might
threaten a filibuster if the
convention were brought to
the floor.
Elliott Abrams, Assistant
Secretary of State for Human
Rights and Humanitarian
Affairs, who urged the com-
mittee to approve the conven-
tion, said that the Reagan
Administration would not
insist that the treaty be
brought to the floor if it faced
a filibuster that "might make
impossible to do other
important business."
WHEN Sen. Charles Percy
I*-. III.) the committee's
chairman, sought to get a vote
' week, Helms accused him
[*' 'mng to "railroad" the
rty through without
considering two riders that
Helms offered. Percy angrily
2llcd that 35 years of
Snng,S "cannot bc called
Helms, who like many other
conservatives, opposes the
2?ly. said his riders were
*;<* .at preventing the
S?nUo.n from supeFseding
J Constitution and to reserve
\Z ?l u0f ,hc United States
5 enVI "I! CCrUin m*tters
2 by ,he convention to
[justice rnaUOnal Court of
ItatimL Abrams. in his
8TSt lcgal rcvlew y
Cm Sta,c and Juce
Sconv'?' "We We firm in
ona 'C,10n ,hat aU consd-
hSdq"eM,,ons have been
Kan BaCr nACd that thC
"" Bar Association,
Jong opposed
s'nce 1976 has
supported it and "its legal
explanation and defense of the
present proposal should
satisfy all of the prior consti-
tutional objections to the
the United States, "one of the
chief recipients of the sur-
vivors of the Holocaust, has
found itself in the embar-
rassing position in the interna-
tional forum of having failed
to ratify the convention,
thereby not expressing for-
mally through an international
treaty our staunch opposition
to the heinous crime of
The Convention of the
Prevention and Punishment of
the Crime of Genocide was
signed by President Truman
on December 11, 1948.
Although approved by 96
other countries, and endorsed
by every president since
Truman except for
Eisenhower, the Senate has
failed to ratify the convention,
largely because of conservative
It was this opposition that
was apparently the reason for
President Reagan's long
silence on the convention. But
on the eve of Reagan's address
to the B'nai B'rith Interna-
tional convention here, the
Administration announced for
ratification, and Reagan
reiterated the endorsement to
B'nai B'rith which, like other
American Jewish groups, has
long advocated ratification.
Rosh Hashanah
From our family to your family, may
the new year bring peace, joy
and love.

1 4
Page 10 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County / Friday, September 28,1984
Intense Battle
Religious Portfolio Struggle Nearly Stalled Unity
An intense conflict over the
religious affairs portfolio in
the new government prevented
Premier-designate Shimon
Peres from presenting his na-
tional unity government to the
Knesset last week on Wednes-
day, as had been scheduled.
The 11th hour setback created
the possibility that a narrow-
based government would have
to be established after all.
This development followed
an entire night of backroom
interparty negotiations in-
volving Labor, Likud and the
two religious parties, Shas and
the National Religious Party.
Both of the religious parties,
NRP with four Knesset seats
and Shas with four seats, insist
that for them the religious
portfolio is "ultimate." The
problem was that Labor
pledged its support to the NRP
on this issue while Likud
especially Ariel Sharon
pledged its support to Shas.
THE DRAMA came to a
head during the night when
Yosef Burg of the NRP in-
formed Peres that his party
would be prepared to join a
narrow-based government if
Likud adhered to its position
on the religious post. The
NRP has traditionally held the
Religious Affairs Ministry.
Shas, a recently formed right-
wing religious party, claimed
that it should have that port-
folio because it lacks parlia-
mentary experience to hold
any other post.
The dramatic turnabout in
events followed Sharon's stern
declaration on television that
Likud must stick to its
commitment to Shas even if
this delayed the creation of a
unity government. Sharon also
insisted that a delay was neces-
sary, citing unresolved
disputes with Labor over
Jewish settlements in the
administered terrtories and
over peace terms for talks with
Political observers saw
Sharon's insistent loyalty to
Shas as another attempt by the
controversial former Defense
Minister to weaken Shamir,
with a view toward ultimately
winning the leadership' of
Herut. This view was given
credence, following Sharon's;
opposition and that of Deputy
Premier David Levy, to
Shamir's recommended slate
of Herut ministers in the unity
government during a stormy
meeting of the Herut Central
Committee. '
SHARON'S opposition to
the slate, which was approved
nevertheless, was sparked by
the fact that Shamir failed to
restore Herut secretariat
chairman Yoram Aridor to the ,
ministerial rank of Finance
Minister, a post he resigned
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over this decision, mounted
the rostrum to urge a secret
vote in the name of demo-
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Herut ministers, except
Shamir, should be accepted by
secret ballot.
Sharon was supported by
Levy, but opposed by Shamir,
Defense Minister Moshe Arens
and MK Ronnie Milo.
Sharon's challenge, boosted
by Levy, was seen as a direct
and unexpeced challenge
to Shamir's authority.
In his television appearance
later, Sharon insisted, as he
had at the Herut Central
Committee meeting, that if the
outstanding issues between
Likud and Labor were not re-
solved to Likud's satisfaction,
the presentation of the unity
government to the Knesset for
approval should be postponed
for a few days, even into this
several settlements in central
Samaria decided on by the
outgoing government must be
endorsed by the incoming
unity government and built
during the coming year, "not
like Shimon Peres says." This
latter reference was apparently
to Peres' recent public asser-
tions that the building of
future settlements will be
The suggestion by Sharon
that a unity government could
be postponed for a few days
jarred Laborites, since Peres'
second 21-day mandate to
form a government was to end
Sunday. Should he have failed
by then, President Chaim
Herzog would assign that task
to someone else. However,
Labor was determined to
prevent this.
In effect, this meant that
Friday, Sept. 14, was Peres,
last chance to present a
government, since the Knesset
rarely meets on Friday or Sun-
AND THIS time unlike
at earlier stages of the six-week
negotiations Labor found
itself obtaining the crucial and
pivotal support of the NRP.
The NRP leaders told the
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
they would not countenance a
postponement of a week but
would give their votes to a
Labor-led government if this
was what had to be presented
to the Knesset last Friday.
"We still want unity," the
NRP leaders said, "but we see
the religious ministry as
The NRP argued that Shas,
heavily influenced by Aguda
Sage Rabbi Eliezer Schach, is
a non-Zionist party and thus
should not be entrusted with
the Religious Ministry, the
embodiment of religious-
Aharon Abu Hatzeira,
leader of Tami and its soli
Knesset member, indicatel-
that if the NRP swung behind
Labor he might to so too. And
in Labor, there were also
hopes of winning over
Morasha, with two Knesset
seats. If these developments
materialized, Labor could be
assued of a majority in the
120-member parliament, given
the additional likelihood that
the evolving Mapam-Citizens
Rights Movement-Yossi Sarid
bloc, with a total of 10 seatsT
and the four Communist and
two Progressive List for Peace'
MKs would not vote with
Likud against Labor in the
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Friday, September 28,1984 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 11
L wide-eyed as they
"".cher David For-
Leu* the course of
L, will be exploring in
f; to come.
Organizers of the inter-con-
gregational eighth grade
education program go over
last minute plans before
classes begin. Talking with
Kabbi Howard Shapiro [right]
are (left to right] Ruth Levow,
Kabbi Steven Westman and
Kabbi William Murder.
[Inter-Congregational Eighth
irade Program Makes Debut
first session of the
program (inter-con-
eighth grade) held
peJewish ( ommunity Day
was .i In! with the
Bent* who came from
post all ol the area syna-
ptsith religious schools.
is a very exciting
|ttpi. The kids seemed to
good about it," stated
ih Le\o\s, principal of
Pie Beth II Religious
in. Levow, Rabbi William
Irder of Temple Beth
M, Rabbi Howard Shapiro
1 Temple Israel and Rabbi
wn Westman of Temple
Beth Torah will administer the
program which is open to
eighth graders in the com-
munity who are affiliated with
a synagogue. Since each
synagogue religious school
would have had just a few
students in their eighth grade,
the concept of a community
eighth grade was inaugurated.
"Children will now have the
opportunity to meet and get to
know kids from all over the
community. We were able to
pool our resources and use a
few outstanding teachers
instead of having to find
teachers for each of our
programs," added Mrs.
The program will offer
Literature of the Holocaust
and Bible this semester.
Teachers are David Forstein
and Peggy Leznoff. Classes
will meet on Wednesday
evenings, 6-8:30 p.m., at the
Jewish Community Day
School. Plans include a half
hour for special programs to
foster socialization. Forstein
will lead this program. The
students will also be invited to
Midrasha programs when
For more information
parents may contact their
synagogue's rabbi or
education director.
Pope Meets Jewish Leaders in Canada
Continued from Page 3
going to be a great benefit to
Israel, according to Dr. Mark
Rattinger, chairman of the
Mideast Task
Force of the
Council of the
Jewish Federa-
tion of Palm
Beach County.
"There are
hard economic
decisions as
well as the settlement question
whose solutions will
necessarily be unpopular.
However, the unity govern-
ment is a realistic way to
approach problems which will
not allow small groups to have
undue influence in the process.
I am very optimistic that the
unity form of government will
be able to make these
necessary decisions."
Esther Froelich, repre-
sentative of the Palm Beach
County Chapter of the Ameri-
can Jewish Congress, noted
that "the election procedure in
Israel is a difficult and tor-
* John Paul II, the first
,0 v'sit Canada, met
P midnight for 10
IB LW|!h a delegation of
K* kadcrs who urged
lohave the Vatican extend
" 11 Lhpe's resP"se to this
fa i "atemcnt-s by the
^ leaders, headed by
wse executive vice
EL* the Canadian
J ^ougress, was not dis-
on an understanding
C,Kr*'s comment?
^.bj made public by
%Lon wcre the Ailie<"
IMmmunily Services of
^1 and the Canada-
_. v.ommittee The
fck Place .uheHol?
v,E,of ,he Wor,d
K!PSJ[ VaUcan rec-
1 Wlthh-eld from Israel
since its rebirth, was made in a
statement for the delegation,
read to the Pope by Rose.
A source explained that the
unusual timing of the meeting
was due to a mixup in train
schedules which brought the
Jewish leaders to the
Cathedral two hours before
the scheduled meeting time,
and the Pope's hectic 18 hours
of visits to various Catholic
shrines in the Quebec pro-
IN THE delegation's mes-
sage, the Pope was told that
the Jewish group greeted him
"as one who lived through the
terrible years of Nazi occu-
pation of Poland" and "thus,
you have a special and indeed
unique understanding of the
The statement added that
"this has been evident on
many occasions and during
your visit to Auschwitz to
honor the memory of innocent
Jewish victims of genocide and
those who resisted evil, many
of whom went to their deaths.
"We yearn for the day when
the spirit which pervades
Catholic-Jewish relations will
enable the Holy See to recog-
nize the State of Israel. Such
an act would be of profound
universal significance."
meeting of Canadian Jews
with the Pope were made by
Archbishop Gregoire of Mon-
treal. The source said the
meeting was arranged in ac-
cordance with the Popes
practice of seeking to meet
with representatives of the
Jewish community of any
major city the much-traveled
pontiff visits.
Rose and Rabbi Robert
Steinberg, CJC director of
national religious affairs, in
radio interviews broadcast by
the Canadian Broadcasting
Service, stressed the "warm
and cordial" attitudes the
Pope expressed to them and
commented on the pontiffs
positive attitudes toward Jews
and Judaism.
turous process
the many
factions in-
volved in
forming a
The idea of
Likud and
Labor agreeing
to resolve this
dilemma is
good and a
much needed
step to stabilize Israel
for now. In the future I believe
a change should be made in
the election procedure for
prime minister, perhaps more
like a majority vote."
'The Israeli national
elections are a good indication
of the strength and vitality of
Israel as a democracy," stated
l)r. Theodore Rosov, presi-
dent of the Palm Beach
County Chapter of the Ameri-
can Jewish Committee. "The
composition of the new
Knesset shouldn't be misin-
terpreted as a house divided. It
is, however, representative of
a healthy Israel as a pluralistic
democratic society. I hope that
this unusual coalition of the
Likud and Labor parties will
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out of its current uncertain
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Page 12 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County / Friday, September 28,1984.
Democratic and Republican Platform Compared
Issues Relate to Jewish Concerns
The following is a comparison
of the Democratic and Repu-
blican platforms adopted at
their respective national con-
Democratic Party believes that
the security of Israel and the
pursuit of peace in the Middle
East are fundamental prior-
ities for American foreign
policy. Israel remains more
than a trusted friend, a steady
ally and a sister democracy.
Israel is strategically im-
portant to the United States
and we must enter into mean-
ingful strategic cooperation.
The Democratic Party
condemns this Administra-
tion's failure to maintain a
high-level special negotiator
for the Middle East, and
believes that the Camp David
peace process must be taken
up again with urgency .
Once again we applaud and
support the example of both
Israel and Egypt to take bold
steps for peace. We believe
that the United States should
press for negotiations among
Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia
and other Arab states.
We re-emphasize the funda-
mental principle that the pre-
requisite for a lasting peace in
the Middle East remains an
Israel with secure and defen-
sible borders, strong beyond a
shadow of doubt; that the
basis for peace is the unequiv-
ocal recognition of Israel's
right to exist by all other
states; and that there should
be a resolution of the Pales-
tinian issue.
Syrian leadership increasingly-
subject to Soviet influence,
and the Palestine Liberation
Organization and its
homicidal subsidiaries taking
up residence in Syria, U.S.
policy toward the region must
remain vigilant and
strong .
The bedrock of that protec-
tion remains as it has for over
three decades, our moral and
strategic relationship with
Israel. We are allies in the
defense of freedom. Israel's
strength, coupled with United
States assistance, is the main
obstacle to Soviet domination
of the region. The sovereignty,
ecurity, and integrity of the
jute of Israel are moral
in oeratives. We pledge to help
main Israel's qualitative
x tary edge over its adver-
u es.
Today, relations between
the United States and Israel
are closer than ever before.
Under President Reagan, we
have moved beyond mere
words to extensive political,
military, and diplomatic
.ooperation. U.S.-Israeli
trategic planning groups are
.oordinating our joint defense
.1 forts; and we are directly
-upporting projects to aug-
ment Israel's defense in-
dustrial base. We support the
legislation pending for an
Israel-U.S. free trade area.
We recognize that attacks in
the UN against Israel are but
thinly-disguised attacks
against the United States, for
it is our shared ideals and
democratic way of life that are
their true targets. Thus, when
a UN agency denied Israel's
right to participate, we with-
held our financial support
until that action was cor-
rected. And we have worked
behind the scenes and in public
in other international organ-
izations to defeat discrimin-
atory attacks on our ally.
We also recognize that
Jewish emigration reached its
height at the same time there
was an American Administra-
tion dedicated to pursuing
arms control, expanding
mutually beneficial trade, and
reducing tensions with the
Soviet Union fully consist-
ent with the interests of the
United States and its allies. It
rituals, including cross-
burnings, associated with anti-
civil rights activities.
ublican Party reaffirms its
support of the pluralism and
freedom that have been part
and parcel of this great
country. In so doing, it repu-
diates and completely disasso-
ciates itself from people,
organizations, publications
and entities which promulgate
is no contradiction to say that the practice of any form of
while pursuing an end to the bigotry, racism, anti-Semitism
or religious intolerance.
DEMOCRATS: We oppose
the artificial and rigid cons-
titutional restraint of a
balanced budget amendment.
Further we oppose efforts to
call a federal constitutional
convention for this purpose.
work for the constitutional
amendment requiring a
balanced federal budget... If
Congress fails to act on this
issue, a constitutional conven-
tion should be convened to
address only this issue in order
to bring deficit spending under
ublican Party commends Pre-
sident Reagan for accepting
the honorary chairmanship of
the campaign to erect a U.S.
Holocaust Memorial in Wash-
ington D.C. and supports the
efforts of the U.S. Holocaust
Council in erecting such a
museum and educational
center. The museum will bear
witness to the victims and sur-
vivors of the Holocaust.
arms race and reducing East-
West tensions, we can also
advance the cause of Soviet
Jewish emigration.
press for Soviet compliance
with all international agree-
ments, including the 1975
Helsinki Final Act and the UN
Declaration of Human Rights.
We will continue to protest
Soviet anti-Semitism and
human rights violations. We
admire the courage of such
people as Andrei Sakharov,
his wife Yelena Bonner,
Anatoly Shcharansky, Ida
Nudel and Josef Begun, whose
defiance of Soviet repression
stands as a testament to the
greatness of the human spirit.
We will press the Soviet Union
to permit free emigration of
Jews, Christians, and op-
pressed national minorities.
DEMOCRATS: The current
Administration has consist-
ently sought to reverse in the
courts or overrule by consti-
tutional amendment a long
line of Supreme Court deci-
sions that preserve our historic
commitment to religious toler-
ance and church-state separa-
tion. The Democratic Party
affirms its support of the prin-
ciples of religious liberty, reli-
gious tolerance and church-
state separation and of the
Supreme Court decisions
forbidding violation of these
principles. We pledge to resist
all efforts to weaken those
enacted legislation to
guarantee equal access to
school facilities by student
religious groups. Mindful of
our religious diversity, we
reaffirm our commitment to
the freedom of religion and
speech guaranteed by the
Constitution of the United
States and firmly support the
right of students to openly
practice the same, including
the right to engage in vol-
untary prayer in schools.
DEMOCRATS: (Opposition
to quotas deleted in amend-
ment on floor of convention.)
resist efforts to replace equal
rights with discriminatory
quota systems and preferential
treatment. Quotas are the
most insidious form of dis-
crimination: reverse discrim-
ination against the innocent.
We must always remember
that, in a free society, dif-
ferent individual goals will
yield different results.
ocratic Party strongly con-
demns the Ku Klux Klan, the
American Nazi Party, and
other hate groups. We pledge
vigorous federal prosecution
of actions by the Klan and the
American Nazi Party that
violate federal law, including
the enactment of such laws in
the j ursidictions where they do
not exist. We further condemn
those acts, symbols and
tion continues to promote
terrorism, rejects Israel's right
to exist, and refuses to accept
UN Resolutions 242 and 338.
Democratic Party opposes this
Administration's sale of
highly advanced weaponry to
avowed enemies of Israel, such
as AWACS aircraft and
Stinger missiles to Saudi
Arabia. While helping to meet
the legitimate defensive needs
of states aligned with our
nation, we must ensure Israel's
military edge over any
combination of Middle East
confrontation states.
Democratic Party condemns
continued Soviet persecution
of dissidents and refuseniks
Shcharansky and ida
fd thousands 0f
demonstrate the
mentally repressive mt
Semitic nature of th,
regime. c
.A Democratic rcain
g've priority t0 sec?
teedom to emigrate forl
brave men and women 1
science including jew.|
other minorities, and to/
mg their fair treatment
awaiting permission to le
These freedoms
guaranteed by the UniJ
Declaration of Human I
and by the Helsinki Fin,
which the Soviets have i
and with whose prov
they must be ready to cod
Jewish emigration, ]
reached the level of J
during the last Demo
Administration and wl
virtually ended underl
Republican successor, mu
. We will not be silent when
Soviet actions, such as the tr.cnewed throu8h firm,
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Our determination to parti-
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process begun at Camp David
has won us support over the
past four years from moderate
Arab states.
Israel's partner in the Camp
David accords, Egypt, with
American support, has been a
constructive force for sta-
bility. We pledge continued
support to Egypt and other
moderate Arab regimes
against Soviet and Libyan
subversion, and we look to
them to contribute to our
efforts for a long-term settle-
ment of the region's destruc-
tive dispute.
DEMOCRATS: Jerusalem
should remain forever un-
divided with free access to the
holy places for people of all
faiths. As stated by the 1976
and 1980 platforms, the
Democratic Party recognizes
and supports the established
-tatus of Jerusalem as the
.apital of Israel. As a symbol
)f this stand, the U.S.
embassy should be moved
rom Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
believe that Jerusalem should
remain an undivided city with
free and unimpeded access to
all holy places by people of all
Democratic Party opposes any
consideration of negotiations
with the PLO, unless the PLO
abandons terrorism,
recognizes the State of Israel
and adheres to UN Resolu-
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Renewing Neighborhoods And Lives
Gkelon UTA) -a
HKChere is involving
*1 ot volunteers from
Lam a darker side of
% by moving them
LUorhood. plagued
LL unemployment,
g. drug and alcohol
,Bdother social ilU.
Llunteers, mostly trom
Eareheipmg stall many
""project renewal s
programs here in an effort to
bring social and physical
rehabilitation to Israel's
poverty areas. Far from being
repulsed by the problems they
seek to ameliorate, many are
deciding to make Israel their
Overseeing and nurturing
this source of new immigrants
is the British Olim Society,
which has since 1948 helped
British and Irish olim find
their niche in Israeli society.
Last year, noticing that
Project Renewal volunteers
began to see Israel in a new
appealing light, the Society
assumed the direction of the
Joint Israel Appeal (JIA)
Project Renewal United
Kingdom Volunteer Program,
which staffs much of Project
Renewal here.
Project Renewal represents
a partnership between
diaspora Jewish communities,
the government ol Israel and
Double-Speak of U.S. Religionists
ism the basis for a new
, Mw? New in the sense
inism. Hal., marked a
divergence from the
ate tyranny of the
European world that
of the Founding
lived in, suffered and
INISM, embracing
empiricism and
became a beacon of
_jitenment, the Age of
n. that has since illumined
t ideals and made them
r of the rest of the world
where failure of the
(ion doctrine, or even reli-
|nn today, put blinders on
iting and self-deceiving
I and hence on the beacon
|lining upon them.
humanism stem the
I having to do with these
noble ideals of ours:
nitarian," of course
and the "Human-
' the Utter a proper noun
ting all those pursuits
I endeavors that describe
[of mankind's most exciting
art, music, drama,
philosophy, architecture, per-
suasive oratory.
All these things, the extrem-
ists of institutional religion
demean when they double-speak
"humanism," in the same way
that they demean the Founding
Fathers, all of whom were
AND IT IS not only double-
speak but a damnable lie when
the extremists equate humanism
with atheism. For the religious
roots of our Founding Fathers
were largely entwined in a reli-
gious faith called Deism. And
Deism is the second key word
which the extremists, including
ad nauseam the pinprick of
human intelligence, Phyllis
Schlafly, these days use as their
alternate pet term for anti-God.
The fact is that Deism was a
system of deeply religious
conviction that each individual
Deist, or practitioner of Deism,
interpreted for himself. In the
inaugural world of American
independence, where the new
nation's leaders valued knowl-
edge and education as the highest
human aspiration, such a system
as Deism could flourish remark-
ably weU.
It is Deism that gave rise to
the separation principle and that,
at the same time, inspired the
Victim of Nazis Meets
His American Liberator
Cntinaed from Page 4
^y are passing on now.
^ keep talking. Especially
ere there and survivors
kind of personal
r a vital because I read
1 "nttsn by people who
1 Holocaust never really
Wi SAID he now
on the Holocaust
P he can. He has become
B" "ivolved in speaking
"""if* a 1983 trip to
'during Whkh "it was
e,ain like it happened
'He said he had been
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T1 J* who were killed
^JSt primitive
,pJgP had atrocities
["nt even want to talk
"Ww astounded whan
I say this. But at least the vic-
tims died quickly at Auschwitz."
TANNENBAUM recalls that
he was among those who went
into Ohrdruf "when they busted
the gates down to get in." He
said what he saw was so terrible
"that there are no words to
describe it. Even a picture can't.
You had to be there. He added:
"The shock of that day didn't
wear off for years and years. You
know, I wasn't able to speak
about it for 16 years. Not one
Tannenbaum. who is a
manager in a clothing firm and
lives in Fairlawn, N.J., said, "I
am doing what I can to make
people realize what took place
because I am worried about what
is happening now. Nazi groups
are rearing their head in Europe
and even in this country."
THE FORMER GI added that
"people must do more to make
sure there will never again be
another Holocaust.
"When I saw those bodies on
the ground at Ohrdruf," Tannen-
baum went on, "I said to myself.
My people came to America to
escape pogroms. That was
another Holocuaat. If they hadn't
come to America, one of those
bodies I saw on the ground might
have been me.' "
motto, "In God We Trust." Or
that considered an engraving of
Moses leading the Israelites
across the Red Sea for our
national seal. Or even briefly
argued for biblical Hebrew as the
new national language rather
than English.
exquisite kind of Deist thought
would surely appear to be para-
doxical to the likes of the
Schlaflys and the Jerry Falwells
among us, indeed if they knew of
its existence at all. For them,
religion is not a personal system
but a public institution.
That is why, as reverence for
knowledge and education began
to wither and die as a value in the
nation and among its leaders, so
too did Deism die. Still, for a long
time thereafter, there was suf-
ficient visceral American love for
its traditions to respect the
separation principle as a sine qua
non of our democratic way of life.
But now come the jackals
proffering their spiritual junk
food, who are out to get human-
ism too. Nor is there very much
in their way to oppose them. The
scandalous level of our national
functional illiteracy, the highest
in the democratic, industrialized
world, is simply incapable of
dealing with their kind of double-
Next come the sacrificial
chickens we already have the
tearful, bleeding plaster statues
and dolls with pins placed
strategically in their principal
parts to add totems to our
the residents of the country's
poverty neighborhoods. Ever
since its creation in 1978
shortly after Premier
Menachem Begin proposed a
massive housing renovation
plan, Project Renewal has
furnished badly-needed
rehabilitation to the develop-
ment areas into which
Sephardic immigrants flocked
in the years since 1948.
The need in Ashkelon is
great. Its most densely
populated, poorest neigh-
borhood contains half of its
population. In the largely
Moroccan neighborhood of
Olval Tzion, a typical family
numbers six persons residing
in an apartment offering each
person only slightly more than
100 square feet of living space.
In the upper middle class
neighborhood of Afridar,
established by South African
Jew s, a typical family has four
members living in an apart-
ment twice that size.
Project Renewal has taken
many diaspora communities'
desire to play a more direct
role in aiding Israel with their
large financial and human
resources and "twinned"
these with needy development
communities in Israel.
Ashkelon became linked with
the Joint Israel Appeal, the
fund-raising body for the Jew-
ish communities of Great
Britain and Ireland.
UP to 600 volunteers a year
from Britain and Ireland come
to staff many of Project
Renewal's programs in
Ashkelon. According to Marty
Davis, the Brooklyn-born dir-
ector of the British Olim
Society's Ashkelon office,
many of the JIA volunteers,
seeing how Israel can utilize
their talents and energy, are
deciding to remain.
The volunteers come from
all walks of life, according to
Davis, whose beard and heavy
build recall "Wolfman Jack"
of 1950's radio fame in the
United States. Davis made
aliya four years ago at the age
of 27 after four visits.
Addressing one of the many
groups which come to
Ashkelon to see the fruit of
Project Renewal's labor,
Davis mentioned that about 20
to 40 volunteers came annually
in the Project's first few years.
The Society furnishes the
volunteers with an orientation.
Continued on Page 15
UJA Hineni III
Continued from Page 2
update on the Washington
political scene by Thomas
Dine, Executive Director of
the American Israel Public
Affairs Committee, and Mark
Talisman, Director of the
Washington Action Office of
the Council of Jewish Federa-
tions; a cruise down the
Potomac for a private tour of
George Washington's historic
home at Mount Vernon, and a
panel on "Israel Today" with
diplomatic personnel from the
Israeli Embassy.
UJA National Vice
Chairman H. Irwin Levy of
Palm Beach and Jerome J.
Dick of Washington, D.C. are
serving as national chairman
and program chairman,
respectively, of Hineni III.
George Klein of New York
City is the honorary national
chairman of Hineni III. He
served as the national chair-
man of Hineni for the last two
years when the event was held
in New York City.
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Temple Judea To Burn Land
Mortgage At Groundbreaking
The burning of the land
mortgage will be a highlight of
Temple Judea's ground-
breaking ceremony scheduled
for Sunday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m.
The program will begin in the
sanctuary of the First
Christian Church at the corner
of Congress and Chilling-
worth. Following indoor cere-
monies, guests will march to
the land itself for the formal
groundbreaking. A festive
reception will conclude the
program at the social hall of
the First Christian Church
which is next to Temple
Judea's permanent site.
Dr. Jeffrey Faivus, Temple
president, will hold the land
mortgage which will be ignited
by Jerome Skalka, honorary
board member. Skalka served
as the congregation's first
treasurer and a member of the
original steering committee
which founded Temple Judea.
Skalka and his wife Dena
made the first major gift to the
building fund shortly after the
creation of Temple Judea.
"This mortgage burning
ceremony will stress the total
commitment of Temple
Bar Mitzvah
Michael Scott Okun
Michael Scott Okun, son of
Dr. and Mrs. Jack H. Okun of
North Palm Beach, will be
called to the Torah at Temple
Israel on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Rabbi Howard Shapiro and
Cantorial Soloist Susan Weiss
will officiate.
An eighth grade student at
Howell Watkins Junior High,
Michael is a member of the
National Honor Society, the
Student Council and the
Computer Club. He plays
trumpet in the school band as
well as in the North Palm
Beach Community Band. He
is interested in computers and
is creating his own programs.
Michael is twinned with
Benjamin Bercnfeld of
Moscow through a program
sjxmsored by the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
County. Rabbi Shapiro,
during his trip to Russia last
spring, made contact with
Judea's board of trustees in
supporting the Major Gift and
General Campaign which is
now in progress," said Dr.
Faivus. At the September
Board of Trustees meeting the
board pledged to underwrite
the balance of the mortgage
prior to the groundbreaking
ceremony. The Kol Nidre
appeal which will be delivered
by Founding President
Barbara Chane will mark the
conclusion of the General
Building campaign. The
Major Gifts Campaign will be
concluded by a special recep-
tion hosted by vice Presidents
Daniel Bakst and William
Meyer at the Royce Hotel.
Participating in the ground-
breaking ceremonies as
speakers will be in order of
presentation, Rabbi Joel
Levine; Rev. Steven Williams
of the First Christian Church;
Rabbi Lewis Littman, UAHC
regional director; Iris Franco,
UAHC regional president;
Rabbi Bruce Warshal, execu-
tive director of the South
County Jewish Federation and
a major force in helping the
founders of Temple Judea
create the congregation; Rabbi
Joel Chazin, president of the
Palm Beach County Board of
Rabbis; Rabbi Steven R.
Westman, rabbi of Temple
Beth Torah; High Holy Day
Cantor Annie Lynn Bornstein;
Temple President Dr. Jeffrey
Faivus; architect Victor
Cohen; vice president William
Meyer; Cantor Anne
Newman; General Campaign
Chairman Preston Mighdoll;
and Founding President
Barbara Chane. During the
groundbreaking ceremony
itself members of the executive
committee and board of
trustees will participate.
Susan Wilders has coordin-
ated the entire program work-
ing closely with Rabbi Levine
and Dr. Faivus. Temple Judea
has grown to close to 300
families since its founding
three years ago. For more
information about the
program, call the Temple
Special Summer Programs
In Israel During
12th Maccabiah Games
Masada of the ZOA,
together with the Maccabi
World Union announces
special summer programs in
Israel to be held in conjunc-
tion with the 12th Maccabiah
Games in Israel. The 12th
Maccabiah will bring together
nearly 5,000 Jewish athletes
from 40 countries to compete
in over 100 sport events.
Over 500 delegates from the
U.S. will participate in these
quadrennial Jewish Olympics.
Beyond their significance in
the sport world, the Mac-
cabiah games are a Jewish
Olympics in the Jewish home-
Masada Israel Summer
Programs has been designated
the official representative of
the Maccabi World Union in
the U.S. in order to introduce
American Jewish youth to the
world of Israel sports. For this
purpose, Masada Israel
Summer Programs has been
assured special representation
and space at the 12th Mac-
Masada has been sending
youngsters to Israel for the
past 23 years and this year will
conduct special sports
programs to be held during the
Maccabiah games which are
scheduled for July 1985. These
six-week programs will allow
youth aged 13 through 24 to
participate in and be observers
at these outstanding events.
These special six-week
programs will be departing for
Israel at the beginning of July,
For further information
contact Masada Israel
Summer Programs, 4 East
34th Street, New York, N.Y.
Memorial Services Planned
Two memorial services will
be held Sunday, Sept. 30, at
Menorah Gardens Cemetery
as the traditional remem-
brance of loved ones during
the Jewish High Holy Days.
Rabbi Isaac VanderWalde
and Cantor Mordecai Spektor
of Temple Anshei Sholom will
participate in the 10:30 a.m.
service, and Rabbi Steven
Westman and Cantor Nicholas
Fenakel will offer the 12:30
p.m. program.
This will be the third annual
cemetery memorial program at
Menorah Gardens. Com-
meorative services are tradi-
tionally held on the Sunday
between the High Holy Days
of Rosh Hashanah and Yom
Bus service will be available
from special locations, but
space is limited and bus
reservations must be made
with Elaine Schimek of
Menorah Gardens at 627-
2277. Menorah Gardens is
located on Memorial Park
Road off Bee-Line Highway in
West Palm Beach.
Candle Lighting Time
Sept. 286:51
Religious Directory
West Palm Beach 33409. PHone 684-3212. Rabbi |Z
Vander Walde. Cantor Mordecai Spektor. Daily: 8:30 an
and 7:30 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m.. 5 p.m. and a late service,
8:15 p.m., followed by Oneg Shabbat. Saturday: 8:30 ami
7:30 p.m., Mincha followed by Sholosh Suedos.
BEACH: 501 N.E. 26 Avenue, Boynton Beach 33435. Phon
586-9428. Rabbi Avrom L. Drazin. Monday 8:30 a.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 pm.j
Saturday 9 a.m.
GOLDEN LAKES TEMPLE: 1470 Golden Lakes BlvdJ
West Palm Beach 33411. Phone 689-9430. Rabbi Josepj
Speiser. Daily Services 8:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sabbtta
services Friday 8:15 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m., 5 p.m.. Minch,
followed by Sholosh Suedos.
TEMPLE BETH DAVID: 4657 Hood Road, Palm Bead
Gardens 33410. Phone 694-2350. Rabbi William Marder]
Cantor Earl J. Rackoff. Sabbath services, Friday 8 p.m.1
Saturday 10 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH EL: 2815 No. Flagler Dr.. West Pat
Beach 33407. Phone 833-0339. Rabbi Howard J. Hirscb.
Cantor Elaine Shapiro. Sabbath services Friday 8:15 p.n
Saturday 9:30 a.m. Daily Minyan 8:15 a.m.. Sunday
Legal Holidays 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM: 315 N. "A" Street. Lake Wort
33460. Phone 585-5020. Rabbi Emanuel Eisenberg, Car*
Jacob Elman. Services Monday and Thursday 8:15 a.mj
Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.
(ilade 33430. Sabbath services Friday. 8:30 p.m. Phone I
TEMPLE BETH ZION: Lions Club, 700 Camelia Dr.. R
Palm Beach. Mailing Address: POBox 104, 650 Royal Pal
Blvd., Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411. Sabbath Services Friday 1
p.m., Saturday 8:45 a.m. Rabbi Nathan Zelizer. Phone "93j
TEMPLE B'NAI JACOB: 2177 So. Congress Ave.. West Patal
Beach 33406. Phone 433-5967. Rabbi Dr. Morris Silberman
Sabbath services, Friday 8p.m., Saturday and Holidays9am.,|
Monday and Thursday 9 a.m.
TEMPLE EMANU-EL: 190 North County Road, Palm Beachj
33480. Phone 832-0804. Rabbi Joel Chazin, Cantor David|
Dardashti. Sabbath services, Friday 8:30 p.m.; Saturday 9a.m.
Abraham: 3257 S.E. Salerno Road, Port Salerno. Rabbi|
Abraham Rose. 1-287-8833. Services Friday evenings 8 p.m.
Methodist Chapel, 165 Ohio Road, Lake Worth. Phone 433-j
1869. Friday night serivces 8:15 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.
Palm Beach. Phone 689-4675. Sabbath services 9 a.m. anoj
p.m. Daily services 8:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
857146, Port St. Lucie. FL 33452. Friday night services B pJj
Saturday morning 10:30 a.m. Phone 465-6977.
Jupiter High School. Military Trail, Jupiter- Ma^ '*JJ
Plaza 222. U.S. No. 1, Tequesta 33458. Phone 747-4235. MWI
Alfred L. Friedman. Services Friday 8 p.m.
TEMPLE BETH EL: 4600 Oleander Avenue. Fort Pierce,
33450. Phone 461-7428. Cantor Anne Newman.
Avenue and Victory Blvd.. Vero Beach 32960. tm
address: P.O. Box 2113. Vero Beach. FL 32961 2113. ft
Stephen Adams. Phone 1-569-0180.
TEMPLE BETH TORAH: at St. Davids in the Pjn"
Episcopal Retreat. Forest Hill Blvd. and Wellington i"4
West Palm Beach. Mailing address: P.O. Box now,
Palm Beach. FL 33416. Friday services 8:15 p_m n
Steven R. Westman. Cantor Nicholas Fenakel. won*
2700. D -
TEMPLE ISRAEL: 1901 No. Flagler Dr.. West fairn
33407. Phone 833-8421. Rabbi Howard ShaP,rom
Soloist Susan Weiss. Sabbath services. Friday P-"-
TEMPLE JUDEA: at St. Catharine"* Greek Qrthodpg
Social Hall, 4000 Washington Rd.. at Southern B<^1
Rabbi Joel L. Levine. Cantor Anne Newman. MaUmg"p|^
5154 Okeechobee Blvd., West-Palm Beach, FL w

lagogue News
ils board meeting on
jj Oct. 8, 9:45 a.m.,
I its regular on
'I Oct. 16. 1 P.m. Jay
director of develop-
ed public relations of
IMorse Geriatric Center,
Lhegues. speaker Also,
Itilick will play violin ac-
>ed by Mildred Birn-
ibbai Shuva services at
temple will be held at 8:15
i Friday. Sept. 28. Rabb.____________________________________________________
on will discuss "The Es-
fiRRS&SS: Renewing Neighborhoods
Ltemple will conclude the
(services on Sept. 28, 9
JitGreenway North Rec-
lon Hall, Royal Palm
Id. Yom Kippur services
Ibcheldon Oct. 5, 7 p.m.,
Oct. 6, 9 a.m., at Royal
Beach Lions Club,
Palm Beach. Yiskor
ices will be at 11 a.m. and
(.(non ticket holders).
Dr. Florence Kaslow
She is an adjunct professor of
Medical Psychology at Duke
University Medical School,
Department of Psychiatry,
Durham, N.C.
The community is invited to
attend this Shabbat Shuvah
Service. Rabbi Levine and
Cantor Bornstein will share
with the congregation sele-
ctions from the High Holy
Day liturgy and music.
The regular junior and adult
oneg shabbat programs will be
part of the evening. Member-
ships and tickets for Yom
Kippur Services are still avail-
able by calling the temple
ORT recently hosted a Champagne luncheon for prospective
members. Pictured above are [left to right] Diane Kaufman,
honor roll donor vice president; Muriel Kulwin, president; and
Sandy Singer, membership vice president.
Continued from Page 13
room, board, and pocket
money, said Davis, who also
heads the volunteer program.
They toil in this Mediter-
ranean town located 40 miles
south of Tel Aviv at the
doorstep of the Negev desert,
where some 60,000 Jews have
settled since 1948 coming from
74 countries. Many of the
settlers were unskilled and
uneducated, and brought with
them little more than they
could carry in an often hurried
and harried exodus from Arab
and Asian countries.
More than two-thirds of
Ashkelon's population is
Sephardic, many from
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The Endowment Fund
program of Federation was
created to insure the con-
tinuity of vital Federation
services and to provide addi-
tional resources for strength-
ening the Jewish community
of the Palm Beaches. It is a
source of funds to meet un-
foreseen emergencies, for
special programs and projects
which cannot be financed
from current budgets, and for
"seed" money for innovative
and creative solutions to com-
munal problems as they may
The endowment program
offers a range of opportunities
for charitable committed
persons on all economic levels.
Many donors are attracted
because it enables them to set
up a personalized philan-
thropic fund in their own
name or in the name of one
they may wish to memorialize
or honor. Other ways to parti-
cipate include charitable
remainder trusts, outright
gifts, bequests, life insurance
policies and letters of intent.
Donors may take advantage of
substantial income tax and-or
estate tax savings made pos-
sible by tax laws designed to
encourage philanthropy.
Members of the committee
include Barry Berg, Abe
Bisgaier, Leonard Carter,
Heinz Eppler, Robert Fit-
terman, Alexander Gruber,
Arnold Hoffman, Anne Marie
Kaufman, Shepard Lesser,
Jeanne Levy, Robert S. Levy,
Robert E. List, Arnold
Mullen, Eileen Nickman,
Robert D. Perrin, Richard
Rampell, Berenice Rogers,
Thomas N. Silverman, and
Joseph E. Weingard. Ex-
officio members are Federa-
tion president Myron J. Nick-
man and Federation executive
director Norman J.
Morocco. These new settlers
often moved into makeshift
quarters, while many of Isra-
el's Asnkenazic Jewish im-
migrants after 1948 had the
freedom to plan and save for
their immigration and so
populated more affluent
neighborhoods. The
Ashkenazim, Usually far more
edudcated, also had access to
better jobs.
Ashkelon, which 2,000
years ago was the site of one of
Herod's summer palaces, rose
again atop the Arab village of
Magdal, abandoned after the
1948 War of Independence.
Today, Magdal is Migdal, the
commercial center of the
town, and its former mosque
is a popular restaurant.
A good number of
Ashkelon's residents are not
working, Davis said.
Unemployment is high and it
contributes to many of the
social ills and family problems
found in the town's depressed
Unity Government
Continued from Page 1
cularly, he said, must not only
be equal but feel they are
As his wife Sonia, sitting
alongside Shulamit Shamir,
looked down from the VIP
gallery, Peres spoke of his
sense of excitement and of
deep responsibility at this
HE ALLOWED a smile to
cross his face when he read out
the list of Cabinet ministers:
LABOR: Shimon Peres;
Yitzhak Rabin, Defense;
Mordechai Gur, Health;
Moshe Shahal, Energy; Haim
Barlev, Police; Yitzhak
Navon, Deputy Premier and
Education; Arye Nehamkin,
Agriculture; Yaakov Tsur,
Absortion; and Gad Yaacobi,
Economics and Planning.
Other ministers on the
Labor side of the Knesset an-
nounced are: Amnon
areas. Ashkelon's location six
miles from the Gaza Strip's
nearly half a million Arabs has
flooded the area with cheao
labor. Davis said that
Ashkelon's jobless find it as
rewarding to collect welfare
benefits as to work at what
they consider to be menial
jobs, with the low pay and
onerous hours accepted by
many Arabs.
Wife and child abuse and
family abandonment are
.serious problems in the town's
poverty areas but, Davis said,
Project Renewal, with its
emphasis on "bringing social
work and community work
together with physical
renewal" has made these
problems less pervasive. Even
drug abuse, which along with
alcohol abuse, is an additional
problem here, "is not as
serious as it was five years
go," he said.
Kuomstein (Shihui), Com-
munications; Yigael Huryitz
(Courage to Cure the Eco-
nomy), Without Portfolio;
Ezer Weizman (Yahad),
Minister in the Prime
Minister's Office.
LIKUD: Yitzhak Shamir;
Moshe Arens, Without
Portfolio; David Levy,
Deputy Premier and Housing;
Ariel Sharon, Trade and
Industry; Yitzhak Modai,
Finance; Moshe Nissim,
Justice; Gideon Patt, Without
Portfolio; Avraham Shanr,
Tourism; Haim Corfu, Trans-
portation; Moshe Katzav,
Labor and Welfare.
Also on the Likud side of
the Knesset: Rabbi Yitzhak
Peretz (Shas). Without
Portfolio; Yosef Shapira
(Morasha). Without Port-
folio; Yosef Burg (Njwnj
Religious Party), Without

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