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

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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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THE VOICE Or
THE JEW'S"
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VOLUME 10-NUMBER 41
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Dole, Lugar Appointments Warm Israel
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
| WASHINGTON (JTA)
The new leadership in the
jepublican-controlled Senate,
kh was elected recently, is
jtcied to maintain the pro-
|rael position of the outgoing
bngress, one of the most
fpportive ever of Israel, and
iy even improve on this
(cord.
[This includes Sen. Robert
|le (R Kan.), who was
cted Majority Leader; Sen.
Ian Simpson (R., Wyo.),
jio was elected Dole's
puty; and Sen. Richard
igar (R., Ind.), who will be
lairman of the Senate
Ireign Relations committee
len the 99th Congress con-
ges in January.
3UTGOING Majority
der Howard Baker (R.,
hit.), who is retiring from
[Senate to seek the Repub-
lic nomination for the pres-
idency in 1988. supported aid
for Israel and other issues of
importance to the Jewish State
but he was not among the
leading advocates of Israel in
Congress.
But Dole, who is also ex-
pected to seek the presidency
in 1988, has been a staunch
supporter of Israel since
coming to the Senate in 1969.
He has close tics to the Jewish
community and frequently
speaks before Jewish organ-
izations.
Dole has supported all aid
programs for Israel and, as
chairman of the Senate
Finance Committee, helped
guide the Free Trade Associa-
tion bill between Israel and the
United States through the
Senate this year.
WHILE opposing the
Carter Administration's sale
of F-15s to Saudi Arabia in
1978, Dole supported the
Reagan Administration in its
sale of AW ACS to the Saudis
in 1981. Speaking to the
annual meeting of the Amer-
ican Israel Public Affairs
Committee (AIPAC) last
April, he urged support of aid
to moderate Arab countries
because of the Soviet threat to
the Middle East.
Simpson has supported aid
to Israel and, like most
Republicans, voted for the
Reagan Administration's sale
of AWACS to Saudi Arabia.
Probably the most im-
portant result for Israel in the
Senate leadership elections
was Lugar's becoming
chairman of the Senate
Foreign Relations committee,
which became possible after
Sen. Jesse Helms (R., N.C.)
said he would remain as
chairman of the Agriculture
Committee.
Helms, during his recent re-
election campaign, had
promised to remain on the
Agriculture Committee to
protect his state's tobacco
interests, but there had been
strong pressure from the
conservative right for him to
take the chairmanship of the
Foreign Relations Committee
created by the defeat of Sen.
Charles Percy (R., 111.). Helms
has consistently opposed all
foreign aid, including that to
Israel, and has been con-
sidered by some to be anti-
Israel.
Lugar, who is one of four
Senators defeated by Dole for
the Majority Leader's posi-
tion, has been building ties
with the Jewish community
since coming to the Senate in
1977. He is considered
"good" on foreign aid for
Israel but like the other two
senators voted for the
AW ACS sale.
Sen. Dole
Lugar is expected to go
along with most Administra-
tion requests. He and the new
Senate leadership are expected
to look favorably on the ex-
pected Administration
requests for arms for Jordan
and Saudi Arabia.
Taub Retires From
JDC Presidency
By BORIS SMOLAR
[Editor-in-chief
emeritus, J.T.A.j
Inside the jdc.: The
perican Jewish Joint Dis-
bution Committee which
Id its annual meeting Dec.
|in New York has marked
70th anniversary of its
fctence. Outgoing president
pry Taub was honored
on the completion of his
of office as the head of
kgreat humanitarian organ-
W>n which operates in
about 30 countries. Heinz
Eppler, a highly successful
businessman and noted
philanthropist who succeeded
Taub, was installed as newly-
elected JDC president at the
dinner.
Mr. Taub has, during his
term of office, brought the
JDC to new heights. His
record of achievements will be
marked in JDC history and in
Jewish history as exceptional,
especially, his success in nego-
Continuedon Page 14
Eppler Elected
New JDC President
Heinz Eppler
By BORIS SMOLAR
Heinz Eppler, the newly
elected JDC president, is com-
mitted deeply to Jewish
causes. The JDC is one of his
primary causes. A warm-
hearted and generous person,
he is especially involved in one
of JDC's major relief
programs which he practically
conducts single-handedly with
great devotion and vigor a
program highly beneficial to
thousands of Jews overseas.
He was born in 1927 in Ger-
many, in the Rhine Valley,
near Heidelberg. His parents
could trace their ancestry to
living five generations in Ger-
many. His father fought in the
ranks of the German army
during the first world war. He
was six years old when the
Nazis came to power in 1933 in
Germany, and he vividly
remembers their torchlight
parades, marching and
shouting anti-Jewish slogans.
Some of the neighbors with
Continued on Page 14
Lorber To Head Fountains Campaign
Arnold L. Lampert, general
F Of the 1985 Jewish Fed-
lnon of Palm Beach
Ny-United Jewish Appeal
Inside
J animated film
Pout Hanukah, pro-
ceed in Israel, will
featured on
Mosaic "...
6
he chairmen for the
feration/UJA
"npaign at Crest-
even are
"nounced ...
3
jjjembering Soviet
!Sp n Hanukah
Pa special
f*lighting ...
" 2
campaign, announced the
appointment of Dr. Jerome
W. Lorber to head the
Fountains Division for the
fourth consecutive year. Two
major events, which have
served as catalysts for success-
ful fund raising and com-
munity involvement in the
past, will also be held this
year, Lorber announced. A
Special Gifts Cocktail Party
has been scheduled for
Thursday, Jan. 17 at the
Fountains Country Club. On
Sunday, Jan. 27, the Foun-
tains will conduct its annual
Federation-UJA Golf Tourn-
ament.
In making the appointment
Lampert stated, "It is gratify-
ing that Dr. Lorber will once
again be heading the Federa-
tion's efforts at the Fountains.
His dedication to Jewish
causes benefits the entire
Jewish community and we are
confident that his leadership
abilities will make this the
most successful campaign ever
at the Fountains."
Dr. Lorber, a resident of the
Fountains for the past 12
i years, has been associated with
Jewish communal activities
both in Palm Beach County
and in New York City for
many years. He was instru-
mental in establishing the
Israel Bonds drive at the
Fountains and has been
honored by them on many oc-
casions.
Dr. Lorber had been very
active in the Federation-UJA
campaign prior to his accept-
ance of the chair of the
Fountains Division. An active
member of Temple Beth El,
West Palm Beach, Dr. Lorber
has traveled to Israel a number
of times, most recently with
the entire family.
Assisting Dr. Lorber are re-
turning co-chairs Dorothy
Friedman and Albert Schnitt.
Chair of the Sam Youner
Memorial Golf Tournament is
Bill Schlossberg. Other
members of the Fountains
campaign committee are Si
and Kate Diamond, Dave and
Nancy Dickson, Robert and
Harriet Draizin, Irene
Ehrenreich, David and Ida
Continued on Page 1
Mark Levy To
Receive ADL Award
Mark F. Levy, chairman of
the Palm Beach County Anti-
Defamation League's Law -
Discrimination Committee,
will receive the 1984 ADL
Community Service Award at
a dinner in his honor on
Wednesday, Dec. 19.
Alvin Wilensky, dinner
chairman, announced that the
presentation will be made at
The Envoy, 2480 Presidential
Continued on Pago 12


Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County / Friday, December 14, 1984
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Chanukah Begins On The Evening
Chanukah Candle Lighting
For Soviet Jews
As we
religious freedom
prepare for the holiday of Chanukah, the celehr,,
reedom, it is incumbent on each of us to reflect and of
lack of Jewish religious freedom within the Soviet Union Th?.?""*
Maccabees" of today are in the USSR, being arrested L dah
prisoned. Books pertaining to our Jewish heritage have hi *
fiscated. Jewish education is at a standstill, and .....--
are being harassed or arrested.
courageous teachiri
As you recite the
Chanukah lights, pa
Soviet Union.
le traditional blessings for the kindling 0f ,k
use to remember those still held hostage insii'
the
FIRST CANDLE ... for Anatoly Shcharansky
whose desire to live with his wife, Avital, in Israel
and his activity with the unofficial Helsinki
monitoring group in Moscow resulted in a charge of
treason and 13 years under strict regime in prison and
labor camps.
SECOND CANDLE for Yuri Federov, ,he ta
Leningrad trial prisoner, sentenced in 1970 for a
tempting to hi-jack a plane out of the USSR an
of desperation never carried out, but which imrtS
the emigration of over 250,000 Jews from the USSR
in the last decade 15 years in a labor camp under
strict regime. v ucr
THIRD CANDLE ... for the Hebrew Teachers
throughout the USSR who continue to teach our
heritage though harassed and threatened by the KGB.
We name Aleksandr Kholmiansky and Yuli
Edelshtein, Hebrew teachers arrested in the fall of
1984-5745.
Of Tuesday, December 18
Ba-ruch a-ta A-do-nai
E-lo-hay-nu me-lech ha-o-lam
a-sher kid'-sha-nu b'-mitz-vo-
tav
v'-tsi-va-nu I'-had-leek
nayr shelcha-nu-kah
Blessed is the Lord our God,
Ruler of the universe, by
whose Mitzvot we are
hallowed, who commands us
to kindle the Chanukah lights.
air? D'oj? tt*Ql3g& O'PJ rwyy D^iyrr -fig \rrhn nn$ ^n^
Ba-ruch a-ta A-do-nai
E-lo-hay-nu me-lech ha-o-lam
She-a-sah nis-seem la-a-vo-
tay-nu ba-ya-meem ha-haym
ba- z'man na-zeh.
IT? ]f3 Blessed is the Lord our God,
Ruler of the universe, who
performed wondrous deeds
for our ancestors in days of
old, at this season.
:no )^ uvvffi Vffw u;nn? o^iyn 1^0 ipgrVu nm jr^
Ba-ruch a-ta A-do-nai
E-lo-hay-nu me-lech
ha-o-lam
She-he-che-ya-nu,
v'kee-ma-nu v'-hi-gee-a-nu
la-z'man ha-zeh.
[This Blessing On the First
Night Only]
0UR5 CANDLE ... for the leaders of the
Scientific Community now unable to work in their
FIFTH CANDLE ... for all those Refuseniks who
are demanding to know why they are being refused
their exit visas.
SIXTH CANDLE ... for Ida Nudel, "Angel of
Mercy" to Soviet Jewish Prisoners of Conscience,
released from Siberian exile but still not free.
SEVENTH CANDLE ... for thofc former
Prisoners of Conscience released from prison but still
being held in bondage.
EIGHTH CANDLE ... for all the Prisoners of
Conscience and Refuseniks in the USSR, we light
these candles in your honor as you continue your
struggle to emigrate.
REMINDER!
Poinciana Golf and Racquet Club Residents
The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
MINI-MISSION TOUR
DECEMBER 19.1984
Bus Will Depart
9:00 AM Irofn
Challenger Country Club
Poinciana QoH A Racquet Club
But Will Return
00 P.M. to the point
of departure
Bus Stops Include
1) Jewish Community
Day School
2) Jewish Community Cants*
3) Jewish F.mrty*
Children's Service
4) Joseph L Morse
Geriatric Center
Mini-Mission 1
m is H

**
Residents of Century Village and Lucerne
Pointe recently participated in a mini-mission
sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County. The bus tour visited the Fed-
eration's four beneficiary agencies, the Jew-
ish Community Center, the Jewish Com-
munity Day School, the Jewish Family and
Children s Service and the Joseph L. Morse
rter**.lfk: Stmttr' ******* ^ibove are
[kneeling left to right) Jack Karako. cm-'

paign associate; Marilyn LMBPjJ
mission chair; and Pf. &**El
campaign associate. Standing [fl*"
to rifht] .re Mr.. Al Sari*. J \
Opoczynski. Mr.. ^.JWRJ
Harvey Lnvltn. and Mrs- UgSJSI
MWdtiM


Friday, December 14,1984 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 3
Chimtz To Speak
At South Ocean Boulevard Reception
Mortimer Weiss, South
L'n Boulevard Council
E Fred Greenberg and
Januel Goldberg chairs of
I, "2600" building, and
Eseph Stein, chair of Beach
Bint have announced that
ltli. Chinitz, director general
ithe United Israel Appeal in
Lsalem, will be the speaker
a cocktail reception for
X) Stratford and Beach
oint? nave announced tnat
.Wednesday, Dec. 19, 4:30
in the Party Room at
00 South Ocean Boulevard,
Lth Building, to kick off the
bgj Jewish Federation of
U|m Beach County-United
Uish Appeal campaign.
J"As 'our man in
Lrusalem,' Zelig Chinitz is
Lonsible for overseeing the
jstribution of funds that are
Elected through the United
kish Appeal," stated Weiss.
Me is most knowledgeable
tout Israeli life its politics,
I personalities, its problems.
h encourage the residents in
*%*,
Zelig Chinitz
these buildings not to miss
hearing this dynamic
speaker."
Chinitz, former director of
special services for the United
Jewish Appeal, moved to
Israel in 1967. A graduate of
Yeshiva University, he served
as spiritual leader of the
Utopia Jewish Center in Long
Island, N.Y. He earned his
master's degree from
Columbia University for his
thesis on "The Jewish Agency
and the American Jewish
Community." He was on the
staff of Queens College in the
department of contemporary
civilization.
Chinitz served as chaplain in
the Far East during the Korean
War. He was the only Jewish
Air Force chaplain in Japan
and Korea where he had
responsibility for all Jewish
activities in that area.
Weiss noted that the Dec. 18
cocktail reception that was
slated for the Mayfair House
has been postponed. The
Gazebo Room, where the
reception was to be held, was
damaged during the recent
heavy rain in the area. For
more information about the
activities of the South Ocean
Boulevard campaign, contact
Kari Bower, campaign asso-
ciate, at the Federation office
832-2120.
Community Wide Zimriah and
Chanukah Party To Be Held
Last year the Jewish Educa-
tion Department of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
pounty in cooperation with
he Jewish Educators' Council
kf Palm Beach County
lecided to hold two annual
lommunitywide events for
Ihildren of the religious
Ichools. The inaugural
Irograms for Tu B'Shevat and
Vom Haatzmaut (Israel
Independence Day) were cel-
ebrated in this fashion.
This year, according to
Ruth Levow, chair of the
Educators' Council, the two
holidays chosen to be com-
nemorated on a com-
nunitywide basis are
Chanukah and Yom Haat-
zmaut in the spring. "We
nvite the community to join
he religious schools of Palm
Beach County at a Zimriah
Isongfest) and Chanukah
Party on Wednesday, Dec. 19,
7-8:30 p.m., at the Jewish
Community Day School, 5801
Parker Avenue, West Palm
Beach. It will be exciting to see
so many children getting
together in an expression of
their Jewish heritage. We are
proud to promote this feeling
of unity," added Mrs. Levow.
Betty Robbins, music
teacher at Temple Israel, will
be coordinating the Zimriah.
"The cantors and music
teachers of Temple Beth
David, Temple Beth El,
Temple Israel, Temple Judea,
Jewish Community Day
School and Midrasha-Judaica
High School will be teaching
certain songs to their students.
Each group will learn different
songs. In addition to
Chanukah songs, Chassidic,
Israeli, prayers and all kinds
of music will be presented at
the songfest," Ms. Robbins
Hold These Dates!
Wednesday, January 16,
7:30 P.M.
Thursday, January 17,
9 A.M.
CATHOLIC/JEWISH ENCOUNTER
IN DIALOGUE:
Rev. John Pawlikowski
Rabbi James Rudin
said.
Students from the 4-12
grades will be participating.
The Chanukah candles will be
lit and the blessings sung along
with appropriate holiday
songs. Afterwards potato
latkes and "sufganiyot," jelly
doughnuts which are tradi-
tionally eaten at Chanukah
time in Israel, will be served.
"The Jewish Education
Department is excited about
our first Zimriah and hopes it
will become a community
tradition in years to come. As
part of our candlelighting
ceremony, we invite all fami-
lies to bring their own chanu-
kiyot (menorahs) and candles
and share in this ceremony of
dedication together," stated
Ann Lynn Lipton, Jewish
education director of the
Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County.
Parents are invited to stay,
watch their children perform,
and enjoy the refreshments.
For more information contact
Ann Lynn Lipton, Jewish
education director, at the Fed-
eration office 832-2120.
Sunday, January 27,
7:30 P.M.
COMMUNITY PLEA FOR SOVIET JEWRY
Guest Speaker
Lynn Singer
National Past President of the
Union of Councils for Soviet Jews
Sponsored by the Community Relations Council of the
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.
Carl Epstein
Frank Goldstein
Cresthaven Campaign
Barman, Epstein,Goldstein
To Chair
Lou Berman, Carl Epstein
and Frank Goldstein have
been named to chair the 1983
Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County United
Jewish Appeal campaign at
Cresthaven, announced Ar-
nold L. Lampert, general chair
of the 1985 Federation-UJA
drive. The first event of the
season will be an educational
meeting to which all residents
of Cresthaven are invited. The
gathering will be held on Mon-
day, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m., at the
Kirkland Community School,
4200 Purdy Lane, West Palm
Beach.
The Cresthaven campaign
chairs announced that two
outstanding speakers will ad-
dress the meeting. "Arnold L.
Lampert, our general cam-
paign chair, is a dedicated
individual to Jewish causes
and will inform us about the
needs of the 198S campaign
locally and worldwide. Jerry
Gleekel, a businessman and
active Zionist, will speak on
behalf of Israel. He travels
frequently to Israel and has
access to leading government
officials. He is closely asso-
ciated with the Israeli consu-
late in Miami and keeps in-
formed on what is happening
in the Jewish homeland. We
urge everyone to join us to
become informed about the
issues which affect the Jewish
community," Berman, Ep-
stein and Goldstein said.
Lou Berman, who has co-
Continned on Page 5
Fountains Campaign
Continued from Page 1
Goodman, and Sig and
Barbara Greenebaum.
Other committee members
include Al and Esther Gruber,
Aaron and Hilda Hirschman,
Milton and Esther Kukoff,
Herschel and Bianca
Rosenblum, Jerry and Pepi
Silverstein, Joe and Dora
Snyderman, Dave and Rose
Uchill, Edward and Florence
Whinston, Irving Horowitz,
publicity chair, and Ben
Silverman, raffle chair.
For more information
contact Perry Schafler,
campaign associate, at the
Federation office 832-2120.
Dr. Jerome W. Lorber
1984-85
Jewish Federation/U JA
Campaign
Calendar of Events
JEWISH
FEDERATION
OFRMMDEACH
COUNTY
December 17
December 19
January 13
January 13
January 17
January 17
Cresthaven Educational Meeting
Beachpointe, Stratford, "2600" Cocktail Reception
Guest Speaker Zelig Chinitz
Poinciana Golf & Racquet Club Cocktail Reception
Special Guest: U.S. Senator Arlen Specter
Minimum Gift Required
Poinciana Golf & Racquet Club
Keynote Address U.S. Senator Arlen Specter
Open to all Poinciana Residents
Major Gifts Dinner at the Breakers
Fountains Special Gifts Cocktail Party
> ;'


Page 4 The Jewkh Fkridkn of Palm Beach County / Friday, December 14,1984
Novelist Singer
Bashful and Timid Or Shrewd?
By ISIDORE HAIBLUM
Shortly before his 80th
birthday, Isaac Bashevis
Singer, the Yiddish writer
and Nobel laureate, was
interviewed by Isidore
Haiblum.
The interview appeared in its
entirety in Pioneer Woman, the
magazine of Pioneer Women-
Na'timal. Singer's 80th birthday
occasion has since also been
marked by a new hook by Paul
Kresh entitled "Isaac Hashevis
Singer The Story of a Story-
teller, published by Dutton
Following is an abridged
version of the Haiblum in
terv lew
Isidore Haiblum: in your
memoirs, you often depict your-
self us confused, bashful and
timid Hul photographs of you
taken in the thirties and forties
show h nun full of self confidence
und shrewdness
Isaac Hashrvis Singer: Well. 1
will tell you. I wns never shrewd
Too much confidence in myself. I
didn't have either Hul I had
confidence, so to say. in the
higher powers 1 felt that they
wouldn'i let me down completely.
This 1 alwuys lielieved.
IH:Why'
IBS: I don't know. There's no
reason for faith. There are many
reasons for thinking one thing or
another, but when it comes to
faith, we don't know. We just
have what they call in Hebrew
bitachon (security!. I believe that
what is destined, somehow will
take place.
IH: Did this belief help you go
your own way as a writer, despite
the considerable opposition that
you encountered in your early
years?
IBS: I would say yes. I just
felt that some power which takes
care of every human being,
maybe even every creature, every
animal, has decided that I should
do this kind of work and it will
help me. My father always said.
If I'm not destined to be thrown
out on the street. I will pay the
rent, one way or another. This
kind of belief I have inherited
IH: You are going to publish
vour memoirs called Love and
Exile in the taU.
IBS: Let me tell you, they are
not real memoirs. I would say 95
percent of them are memoirs, but
there is an element of fiction
there The reason for it is that
some of the people whom I
describe are alive I call it fiction
based on memoirs.
IH: The period just after
World War I is one that you con-
tinually return to in your writ-
ings. What is the attraction this
time has for you?
IBS: I was still a boy during
the First World War. And you
know, many writers feel that the
first years of their creativity, or
of their lives generally, are im-
portant. You remember things
more sharply they make a
greater impression on you. Of
course, in my case, I go beck to
my childhood more than many
other writers, because I happen
to have lived longer and had more
time to write. Also I had to
publish. I was always connected
with the Forward, and I had to
publish weekly pieces. So when I
didn't have a topic for a novel. I
went back to my memoirs, to my
memories, deciding that they
were just as good as a novel
IH: How did the hopes and
dreams that you had for yourself
as a young man in W arsaw. when
you first started 10 write, turn
out? Did you achieve whBt you
set out to do?
IBS: I would say no human
being is completely satisfied with
what he was achieved The reason
for it is that every one of us could
have achieved more than he or
she did, if we would have applied
our energy and our will So my
feeling is. I haven't done enough
Hut just the same. I've made an
effort As far as material achieve
ment. I achieved more than I ever
expected. I never expected to get
much recognition or In lie known
in the world
IH: You often write about
bachelors who have many affairs
V\ hut are your thoughts on mar-
riage?
IBS: I will tell you You cannot
really write any novel al>out
|ieople who are married and live
peacefully one with the other. Il
is not a topic for literature
tiecause if everything is all right,
why write alioul it? So when I
write alioul love, the protagonist
is either a bachelor or a divorced
man or a widower. He cannot be a
happily married man. because
then there would be no story
IH: Do you have any words to
say about marriage in general?
You have been married for 44
years Did having a wife help you
in your work?
IBS: Yes. it helped me in a
way It's not so important having
a wife, hut having a home, an
address, that's important. A per-
son who moves every four weeks
from one furnished room to
another, as I did before I married,
could not have really stayed with
his work. Many negative things
could have happened which
would have kept me away from
my writing At least two years
before I got married. I felt that it
was time for me to have a home
It is true that after having a
home. I still behaved for years,
and I still do. like a man who
lives in furnished rooms I mean I
try to steal some of my bachelor
hood pleasures. But still, home is
important. I would say it is im-
portant for everybody, writer or
shoemaker
IH: Your wife comes from a
German-Jewish background and
you are a Polish Jew She doesn't
speak Yiddish. How did this
affect vou initially?
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Volume 10 Number 41
IBS: In a way, it was not good
for me. It would have been better
if she could speak Yiddish. On
the other hand, she did not inter-
fere with me. For years we lived
together and I told her that I was
a writer. She only had to believe
me nothing had been tran-
slated. So to say. she gave me
credit. And this is the way we
lived and I grew accustomed to
it. She minds her business and I
mind mine She does not tell me
how to write and she does not
quarrel with my critics She is. in
a way. both familiar and a
stranger and it fits my kind of
' moot!
IH: Man) ot your friends
including the Yiddish writer
Sokolovitch, went to Israel early
in the game Were they satisfied
wit h w hul t hey found'1
IBS. They were disappointed
When they came to Israel in
those years, the majority of the
people, even the leaders, wen- all
against Yiddish, They called it all
kinds of names the language of
the galul. jargon And of couse.
there were not many Yiddish
readers in Israel I don't think
Sokolovitch was happy I believe
he died in this country, not in
Israel.
IH: Do you feel that the
Jewish culture will thrive in
Israel more than it will in the
I liaspora?
IBS: If it will not prosper in
Israel, it will prosper nowhere
After all. they leach Hebrew, the
Hibk'. the Talmud, in the univer-
sities. My worry is about Yid-
dish Hul the relationship In
Yiddish has changed in a positive
way. In Israel, they don't feel
anymore thai Yiddish is in
competition with Hebrew. Be-
cause of this, the opposition
towards Yiddish is less. Hut I
would say that they an- not too
lenient All kinds of foreign
newspapers get subsidies, but the
Yiddish newspaper never gets
any. Iiecause they say it's neither
Jewish nor foreign. In other
words, we are stepchildren there.
Hut listen, you get accustomed to
the situation. Since the Jew has
V
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ISAAC'HASIIKVISKINfai-.K AT80.
been a stepchild for 2,0(10 years
all over the world, why not lie a
stepchild in your own country,
loo?
Ill: In 194.1 you wrote an essay
iiImhii Yiddish literature in
I'olund in which you spoke of the
tremendous idiomatic wealth
that the Yiddish language had as
well as some of its liabilities
IBS: It is immensely rich in
idioms whk-h descrilae human
character. It is immensely poor in
previse scientific language.
Ill: What an- you working on
now?
IBS: I am writing something
which I call Ih-r Vex Aheym (The
Way Home), where I describe a
man who went through the Holo-
caust somewhere in a dark room
in Warsaw l.ater he comes to
New York. I myself don't uafJJ
the novel's worth, hut I ktqiii
writing it
III: Do you still mtach |
importance to N-ing u storvtelia
or do you feel now that yu wh
to leave u message for the wot
IBS: I huve no mcssagi'ili
Of course, there m little
sugeN hidden here untl there i
my hooks I keep on sayingt
the modern Jew, the man wsj
does not believe in the hif
[lowers, who is only a rumple
worldly person, is mun'kwllh
our parent* und grundpriTiu|
were. I urn just i-xprw conviction in many varialwtid
Hul if I haven messaRe w|
heart I do huve IWBWajBi
muy still bring them out in I
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Friday, December 14,1984 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 5

By MURIEL LEVITT
am really a very lucky
erson!
At various stages
& the years, I have had a
3 of careers. Each has
C something new and
fctorent, and I have never
fc*n one to resist a challenge.
After college I wrote
Lmscopes for a well-known
SSgcr. This was fun but
Eg with his kooky per-
Xlity became a problem
C I wrote greeting card
Eh and when that got to be
lirwome 1 became a
lopywriter and had the time of
^y life in advertising.
Then came marriage. In
hose days a woman had to be
content at home, being a good
Jewish wife and mother. I
tried, but it wasn't exciting
and it certainly wasn't
fulfilling. So I opened a
service for typing and editing
theses, term papers, and
dissertations. This was most
rewarding since I had the best
of both worlds. 1 could work
at home, receive good pay,
and still be with my family.
When my husband was
transferred to another state, 1
had already been bitten by the
creative work bug and looked
about for something to do. At
the request of our local Jewish
Federation, I began to write
book reviews for their paper.
They were well received and
Cresthaven Campaign
Continued from Page 3
haired the Federation-UJA
fmpaign at Cresthaven for
Everal years, is a member of
I'nai B'rith and Temple Beth
Lorn in Lake Worth. He is
(resident of the Villas at
fresthaven.
[Carl Epstein has served in a
Ldership capacity with the
fresthaven campaign for the
Kt 10 years. He was on the
^ard of directors of Yeshiva
|f Bensonhurst and vice presi-
dent of Ezra Academy in his
former home of Brooklyn,
l.Y. He is a board member of
temple Sholom and past
[resident of B'nai B'rith Tel
\\\\ Lodge. Epstein regularly
londucts Friday evening
Services, special Yiskor serv-
Les and High Holiday services
lor residents of the Cresthaven
fast retirement home as a
[pedal B'nai B'rith project.
Frank Goldstein, an active
federation leader at Crest-
laven for several years, moved
io this area from Monroe,
JLY. six years ago where he
Las active in civic affairs. He
was a member of Temple
Gates of Prayer in Flushing
and Mountain Lodge Jewish
Congregation in Monroe.
In accepting their position
the chairs noted that they are
"pleased that the Federation's
Campaign Cabinet has under-
scored the importance of con-
ducting an active campaign in
Cresthaven by having Dr.
Lester Silverman, campaign
associates, work with our resi-
dents. We are confident that
this added emphasis will help
to make this a banner year for
the drive in our area."
Members of the Cresthaven
campaign committee are
Rebecca Forstein, Abraham
Halpern, David Hilton, Irving
Katz, Walter Katzenstein,
Nathan Koffler, William
Luchin, Ben Moss, Ben Sacks,
George Strassler, Irving
Weissberg and Irving Wolser.
For more information con-
tact Dr. Lester Silverman,
campaign associate, at the
Federation office 832-2120.
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the editor asked if I would
consider doing a column.
Well, now, this was a whole
new world. What could I write
about? What could I put down
on paper that would interest
people? After much thought, I
realized that my strength lay
primarily in Yiddishkeit, in
nostalgia, in the way things
used to be, and Random
Thoughts was born. It took
off like a rocket. Readers
identified and remembered. It
was fun to write about my
family, places I had been,
things I had done, and, in
general, whatever I felt like
putting on paper.
It did not take long for
other Federation papers to
find me and at one time the
column appeared in seven
different papers throughout
the country. It was a glorious,
wonderful feeling and I cannot
tell you how great it is to get
paid for doing something that
you love and enjoy.
During the time we lived in
North Carolina, a crying need
arose for kosher catering. It
started with simple Sisterhood
luncheons and I ended up in a
formal catering business doing
lavish weddings and classy bar
mitzvahs.
And so it continued. The
years sped by and before I
knew it, my husband's time
for retirement had come.
After much discussion,
weighing all the pros and cons,
we opted for the leisure life of
Florida. Well, I figured, now
it was my turn to throw in the
towel also. No more column
deadlines and no more
catering. 1 would live the good
life, take it easy, relax, and
become a Floridian. Wrong!
Not long after we arrived,
the Jewish Floridian called
and I began to write my
column once more. My
readers have been most
gracious and appreciative.
There are letters and phone
calls and comments from
strangers and friends. It is
most rewarding.
But it has not stopped there.
Out of the blue came a request
from a local Jewish
organization to speak, to be
their Drogram, as it were. I
agreed although I had never
done this before. It was an
experience of pure joy. There
was such an aura of ex-
citement, of rapport, and of
appreciation that it set my
adrenalin pumping. This is yet
another facet to my long and
varied career.
I write about all this to state
positively that retirement is
not the end of the line. If you
have talent in any direction,
put it to use. Everyone can do
something better than anyone
else. You might bake a better
pie, sew a finer seam, or write
a better letter. Someone,
somewhere, can use your
services. All you have to do is
look around and speak up.
Even I am now pursuing a
whole new direction. Speaking
before people is a wonderful
way to express yourself, tell
others your thoughts, and
possibly entertain. This seems
to be my little gift and I am
going to use it as long as I can,
in the hope that my listeneres
will find pleasure and laughter
in what I have to say. It may
not be everyone's idea of
retirement, but let me tell you
I am having one helluva time!
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C% Radio/TV Highlights Jjjf
MOSAIC Sunday, Dec. 16. 9 a.m. WPTV
Channel 5 with host Barbara Gordon "Lights" an
animated holiday special about Chanukah. It is a fantasy
adventure which retells, in allegory form, the story of
Chanukah and the Miracle of the Lights and is narrated by
film star Judd Hirsch.
L'CHAYIM Sunday, Dec. 16, 7:30 a.m. WPBR
1340-AM with host Rabbi Mark S. Golub The Jewish
Listener's Digest, a radio magazine.
SHALOM Sunday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. WPEC
Channel 12 (8:30 a.m. ON TV Channel 51) with host
Richard Peritz.
FLAMES OF FREEDOM Thursday, Dec. 20, 8 p.m.
This program is divided into eight segments, including
styles of the menorah, and reflections on the themes,
history, heroism and meaning of Chanukah. Children
from the Hebrew Academy in Miami Beach are also
featured singing a medley of Chanukah songs.
YIDDISH FOLK SONGS Thursday, Dec. 20, 8:30
p.m. This program features Mike Burstyn and a cast of
young performers who sing, dance and dramatize each
song as the words appear on the screen in English tran-
sliteration. The show traces the Jewish experience from the
shtetl to America with familiar folk songs that are in-
troduced in English. It also features gems of the Yiddish
Theater with background stories by Burstyn.
Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
County.
Community Calendar
December 15
Jewish Community
Temple Israel
Center Teen Chanukah Dance at
December 16
B'nai B'rith Foundation of the U.S.
Breakers Pioneer Women Ezrat
- Dinner-Ball at
dinner-dance
Congregation Aitz Chaim board 10 a.m. Women's
American ORT Royal 7:30 p.m. Temple Emanu-El
cultural series 3 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom Men's Club -
9:30 a.m. Temple Israel Sisterhood 10 a.m.
December 17
Zionists of America award dinner Flagler Museum
Jewish Federation Cresthaven Educational Meeting 7:30
p.m. Hadassah Cypress Lakes board 9:30 a.m.
American Jewish Congress 12:30 p.m. Women's
American ORT Palm Beach Jewish Federation
Executive Committee Meeting 4 p.m. Temple Emanu-
El Sisterhood 12:30 p.m.
December 18
First Night of Chanukah Congregation Anshei Sholom
Sisterhood 12:30 p.m. Hadassah Lee Vassil 12:30
p.m. Pioneer Women Cypress Lakes Chanukah part>
- 12:30 p.m. Women's American ORT Boynton Beach -
12:30 p.m. Temple Israel board 8 p.m. Hadassah -
Henrietta Szold 1 p.m. B'nai B'rith No. 3041 -
Chanukah party for ADL Foundation at Royce Hotel
B'nai B'rith Women Chai 7:30 p.m.
December 19
Jewish Federation Beach Point. Stratford, 2600 Meeting
4:30 p.m. Jewish Federation Women's Division
Executive Committee 7:30 p.m. Anti-Defamation
League Dinner honoring Mark Levy at Envoy 7 p.m.
Yiddish Culture Group Cresthaven 1 p.m. Pioneer
Women Ezrat board 9:30 a.m. Women's American
ORT Wellington Chanukah party 4 p.m. Women's
American ORT Golden River 12:30 p.m. Israel Bonds
Women's ORT Division Fashion Show at The Breakers
Hadassah-Shalom 12:30 p.m. Golden Lakes Temple
Sisterhood Chanukah party 7:30 p.m. National
Council of Jewish Women Palm Beach 10 a.m.
Hadassah Chai noon Brandeis University Women -
Lake Worth board 9r30 a.m.
December 20
Jewish Community Center college homecoming Jewish
Federation Mid East Task Force At So. Olive Ave. 12:30
p m. Hadassah Yovel 1 p.m. Hadassah Golda Meir
- noon National Council of Jewish Women Okeechobee
Unit 12:30 p.m. Hadassah Z'Hava 12:30 p.m.
Women's American ORT West Palm Beach board
On 'Mosaic'
Lights A Story Of Chanukah
"Lights," a half-hour holi-
day special about Chanukah,
is the first major production
of Israel's promising young
animation industry. It is a fan-
tasv adventure which retells, in
allegory form, the story of
Chanukah and the Miracle of
the Lights. This special is
being sponsored locally by the
Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County and will air on
Federation's TV program,
Mosaic," Sunday, Dec. 16, 9
a.m., on WPTV Channel 5. It
will be introduced by Barbara
Gordon, host of "Mosaic."
The program took two years
to produce and involved 80
people working in seven
animation teams. Narrated by
film star Judd Hirsch, star of
the TV comedy series "Taxi,"
the film is designed by Faith
Hubley whose New York
studio has won four Academy
Awards. Leonard Nimoy, who
plaved Mr. Spock on "Star
Trek." and Paul Michael
Glaser. Starsky of "Starsky
and Hutch." portray two of
the animation's chief
characters. The animation was
carried out in Israel at Ein
Gedi's animation studio with
the help of extra teams from
Jerusalem and Tel Ai i^.
Designed to compete with
top network holiday entertain-
ment, "Lights" was carefully
conceded, according to Israeli
journalist D\ora Waysman
who reviewed the film.
"Without once using the wora
"Jewish" or "religious," it
delivers a powerful message:
that everyone has the right to
be different. And not just the
right the obligation to
preserve the unique traditions
of one's heritage against the
prevailing culture, no matter
how enlightened, sophisticated
and humane that culture might
be. The film's theme of
tolerance unfolds in a delight-
ful yet movmg way, and ca.
apply to any ethnic minorS :
although the plot is ,21
from a chapter of faS]
The film is produced h,
Gesher, an organization thS
works to close the gap beIZ
Jchg,ous ^d H
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Friday, December 14,1984 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 7
Kurlands, 'Rockin' Chair Melodeers',
Active Chaplain Aides
eats.
and
mel-
By MURRAY KERN
Thev bill themselves as
JJ? Rockin' Chair
clodeers." However,
hough their singing
laving are certainly
ious and they can get their
i to rockin in their
Alice and Charles
rland are anything but
king chair people in their
tirement years.
In a quiet and unassuming
anner they get around wher-
ever their talents are needed, banjo and guitar while Alice
Ana once heard, they are not accompanies him at the piano
forgotten, even among nursing Their Jewish folk melodies are
whose done with warmth, feeling and
home
memories are often failing.
You may catch one of their
performances at Hadassah,
ORT, Jewish Community
Center, Morse Geriatric
Center, temple Sisterhood,
nursing homes retirement
centers or any number of other
organizations in the county.
Charles sings and plays the
Hussein Remains Opposed
To Camp David Accords
JERUSALEM (JTA)
King Hussein of Jordan,
Iddressing the Egyptian
larliament, offered a hard-
ne solution to the Arab-
Iraeli conflict and made it
(ear that he remains adam-
htly opposed to the Camp
vid accords that resulted in
le only peace treaty between
Irael and one of its Arab
fcighbors the pact signed in
B79 by the late President
[nwar Sadat and then-
jremier Menachem Begin of
pel.
Hussein appeared before the
jgyptian legislature fresh
om the weeklong Palestine
ational Council meeting in
nman where he played host
| Palestine Liberation Organ-
Wion chief Yasir Arafat and
so-called Palestinian-
krliameni-in-exile.
He outlined to the Egyp-
Ins, with whom Jordan
sumed diplomatic relations
ft Sept. 25 after breaking
in 1979, a five-point
eace plan" which he said
ould be the basis for an
lernational peace conference
fended by the permanent
tmbers of the UN Security
buncil, with the PLO parti-
bating on an equal footing
ph all other parties.
The basis of his plan,
Hussein stressed, would be a
trade-off of Israel occupied
Arab territory for peace. He
insisted that the territory re-
turned must include "Arab
East Jerusalem," the West
Bank and Gaza and the Golan
Heights, all occupied by Israel
in 1967.
Hussein faulted the Camp
David accords for not treating
the West Bank, Gaza and
Golan Heights in the same way
as Israel-occupied Sinai. Sinai
was returned to Egypt in
April, 1982, under the terms
of the Israel-Egyptian peace
treaty. There was no imme-
diate Israeli reaction to
Hussein's speech.
enthusiasm. Through their
talent and good humored
willingness to take on all kinds
of assignments, they've won
their way into the hearts of a
large coterie of fans in the
three years they've resided in
Palm Beach County.
The Kurlands are members
of The Chaplain Aide
Program of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
County and conduct religious
services at nursing homes and
retirement centers. Charles
chants the liturgy in a chaz-
zanic manner that reveals long
experience in this role. Alice
says that he learned it all in the
schoolroom of her father, the
Rev. Samuel Plutzik who built
the Jewish community in
Bristol, Connecticut, where
they were both brought up.
Their childhood romance
blossomed through the years
as they moved to Brooklyn,
N.Y., Huntington, Long
Island and to Golden Lakes
Village where they now live
and which they describe as
"beautiful."'
"Our motto is 'it's nice to
be nice,* say the Kurlands.
And that they are. Charles
works with Head Start
children, teaching them to
make things. He is good at
working with his hands and he
is innovative. After suffering a
stroke the doctor suggested
that he squeeze a rubber ball
to strengthen his muscles. "I
took up the banjo instead and
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Pge8 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, December 14,1984
I I I
National Park Service
For Move To Sponsor Nativity Creche
By BEN GALLOB
NEW YORK (JTA) A
National Park Service decision
to use government funds to
sponsor a Nativity creche, on
public park land, was criti-
cized by three national Jewish
civil rights organizations.
The American Jewish
Congress asserted the plan
violated court orders. The
Anti-Defamation League of
B'nai B'rith challenged the
federal agency's claim it was
constitutional for it to set up a
Nativity scene near the White
House.
Dr.' Robert Gordis,
executive vice president of the
American Jewish Committee,
said the committee planned to
bring a brief before the
Supreme Court, signed by it
and the National Council of
Churches, to challenge "the
display of religious symbols on
public property."
Theodore Mann,
AJCongress president, in a
letter to Interior Secretary
William Clark, said the deci-
sion violated federal court of
appeals rulings in 1970 and
1977 barring the use of
government funds for that
purpose.
He said the creche is to be
displayed as part of an annual
Christmas Pageant for Peace
in Washington. Nativity
scenes have been included in
previous pageants but paid for
by private funds, he said.
Mann wrote that the Park
Service rejected an offer from
a private group to pay for the
creche, deciding to use public
funds, relying on a Supreme
Court decision earlier this year
in "Lynch v. Donnelly" which
approved public funding for a
creche on private property in
Pawtucket, R.I.
Declaring that the decision
reflected "an affirmative and
unseemly desire on the part of
the Park Service to identify
itself with a particular reli-
gion," Mann said the service
was "ignoring an outstanding
court order" in the belief that
that order had been super-
seded by "a subsequent court
decision."
Mann declared "We do not
believe it is the business of
government to sponsor any
religious display be it a
creche, menorah, or some
other symbol."
Kenneth Bialkin, ADL
chairman, said the Park
Service decision showed "a
lack of sensitivity for the feel-
ings of non-Christians and
also violates the First Amend-
ment's prohibition against
establishment of a religion."
Bialkin said the Park
Service was "ill advised" to
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Supreme Court to give its
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Bialkin also cited the federal
appeals court ruling ordering
the Park Service not to include
a Nativity scene in government
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Friday, December 14,1984 / The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 9
Arab Knesset Member 'Shuttle'
Signals Political Activism
By DAVID LANDAU
And GIL SEDAN
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
rael's political establishment
,'as badly shaken last week by
l( determined though abort-
effort by an Arab Labor
rty Knesset member to ad-
m the Palestine National
ouncil (PNC) meeting in
jnman, Jordan, the so-called
alestinian parhament-in-
kiie, convened by Palestine
Uberation Organization chief
Jasir Arafat.
But the instant political
lorm raised by the attempts
Abdel Wahab Darousha,
j only Arab on the Labor
jriy election list last July, to
lach Amman via Cyprus, was
secondary importance.
,o$t significant in the long
ht, political pundits agree,
[the political transformation
Israel's 700,000 Arab
Lens that Darousha's move
Tarty implies.
iHE IMPLICATION is
the majority of Israeli
fcbs will no longer settle for
status of passive
jtanders in the Arab-Israeli
Iflict. Their leaders will no
Tger limit themselves to local
ics such as electricity and
supplies or sewage
bosal in Israel's Arab towns
I villages. Instead, they are
grained to play an active
i in the overall political
ate that occupies Israeli
I mil now, such a role was
[fined to the largely
^edited Communist Party
i expanded form known as
ash, which in past elec-
: attracted the majority of
Israeli votes, those of
als and nationalists alike.
"moderate" Arabs
themselves with the
parties, among which
brand its erstwhile partner
urn were easily the
kgest in the Arab sector.
It the results of the last
[ons showed something
Many Arabs were
y with the Communists
blindly followed the party
rom Moscow. But instead
pitching to Labor, many
their votes to the
Mssive List For Peace, a
Ktion composed of Arab
Mlists and dove-ish
'eft of center but not
Junist.
. PROGRESSIVE List
I well over 38,000 votes.
P8 two Knesset seats, a:
I as the old established
It Israel Party and
J Defense Minister Ezer
Mn s new Yahad Party.
s a remarkable showing
new faction that
g the PLO as the
fate representative of the
"an people. Darousha
no such claim.
Official of the Education
f 'n Iksal village near
ii. he was an obscured
"ntU nominated to the
kr,a"y "jt. But unlike,
IW L.abor cndWatef
IKrupuiously foUowed
from Partv
Eeri. Darousha
his independence
C sti?rt of the election
ii e spoke openly of
P to establish a
E" ."ate alongside Ii-
P w in direct conflict
T* Labor Party plat-
thi1* fHfW not t0 Jin
the Labor-Likud unity
coalition unless certain
demands were met. Then, on
Tuesday of last week, without
prior consultation with the
Labor Party chiefs and, ac-
cording to them, without even
a hint of his intentions, he left
for Amman by way of Cyprus.
HIS PURPOSE, he said in
an interview with the magazine
Koteret Rashit, published
after his departure, was to
address the PNC in his
capacity as a Knesset member
of the governing coalition, to
try to convince the PLO to
abandon terrorism in favor of
dialogue with Israel and to
work toward mutual
recognition.
His ambition was probably
unrealistic and grandiose he
may have had in mind the late
Egyptian President Anwar
Sadat's grand gesture of going
to Jerusalem in November,
1977, to start the process that
resulted in the Israeli-Egyptian
peace treaty, signed two years
later. But Darousha is no
Sadat.
He never reached Amman.
In a brief telephone interview
from Nicosia with Israel
television, he said his plans
were stymied by the Jordanian
government's failure to give its
official consent to his visit,
despite pressure on his behalf
by the PLO. Israel TV had
reported that both King
Hussein and the PLO agreed
to allow Darousha to land at
Amman and sent a special
plane to carry him from
Cyprus.
embarrassed by the
pearance of a Labor
before the PNC.
ap-
MK
IT APPEARS most likely
that Darousha was finally
persuaded to abandon his
mission under intense pressure
from Labor Party colleagues.
Labor's Knesset Whip, Rafi
Edri, reportedly had 10
telephone conversations with
Darousha after he arrived in
Cyprus, urging him to return
to Israel. Edri acted on orders
from Premier Shimon Peres
who would have been severely
Israel's official policy is to
denounce any contacts with
iuPL0 by other countries.
Although a number of Israeli
political personalities on the
left have met with PLO
representatives abroad in
recent years, and two of them
had a meeting with Arafat in
Beirut in 1982 at the height of
the Lebanon war, none were
members of the governing
party and their defection from
official policy could be passed
off as a private matter.
Edri and possibly MK
Yossi Sarid of the Civil Rights
Movement (CRM), one of the
Knesset's most outspoken
doves who also reportedly
made telephone contact with
Darousha apparently
convinced him that the ap-
pearance of a Labor MK
before the PNC wduld have
serious repercussions for the
party and would be counter
productive to Darousha's
stated aims.
HE RETURNED to Israel
late last Thursday. It remains
to be seen whether he will
suffer for his actions. Justice
Minister Moshc Nissim said
that if Darousha went to
Amman he would be in
violation of the law and
should be punished, even if his
motives were ideological.
Eliahu Ben-Elissar, a leading
Likud MK, said he would
support a motion to strip
Darousha of his parliamentary
immunity and prosecute him
for illegally entering an enemy
country. Inasmuch as
Darousha never reached
Amman, it is likely that such
moves against him will be
dropped. He succeeded in
embarrassing his party,
angering the government and
throwing the Knesset into an
uproar.
But at the same time, he
became the first Arab member
Continued on Page 12
JCC News
SHALOM NEWCOMERS NETWORK
Joy Gales, chair of the Jewish Community Center's
Newcomers Netowrk, is presently planning the next social
which will be held in December.
If you are a newcomer, or if you know of a newcomer to
the Palm Beaches, please call the center at 689-7700 so that
we may add the name to our special mailing list to receive
an invitation to the next get-together.
Plans also include distributing kits that will contain
information about our community.
SEE HEAR MEET ENJOY!
The Jewish Community Center invites the community to
a "First Time in America" performance by Reguesh
("feeling" in Hebrew), a group of 45 men and women
from Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the Jewish Community
Day School, 5801 Parker Aye., West Palm Bech, Satur-
day, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. This dance group is recognized as
the best of its kind in all of the South American com-
munities and has peformed in Uruguay, Brazil and Israel
as well as Argentina.
Tickets are $2.50 for adults, $1.50 for senior adults and
$1 for students. Seating is limited and advance reservations
are necessary.
For transportation call Carol Fox at 689-7703. There
will be a small fee for this service.
COMMUNITY TO CELEBRATE CHANUKAH
The Jewish Community Center invites the entire
community to celebrate the joyous Holiday of Chanukah
Sunday, Dec. 23, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Camp Shalom
(Belvedere Rd., one mile west of the Turnpike).
Entertainment for all ages will be offered. A children's
Chanukah race, relay races, pony rides, hay rides, Leslie
Ennis Dance Studio Dancers performing jazz and break-
dancing, Alice Szwace Story Box Theatre featuring a hand
puppet presentation of the Snow Fairy, Golden Lakes Folk
Dance Group, Harmonares, plus latkes and applesauce.
The afternoon will be capped by the traditional candle
lighting ceremony.
There will be one admission fee for the day. $2.50 for
adults, $2 for senior adults and $1.50 for children.
For transportation please call Carol Fox at 689-7700.
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Page 10 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County / Friday, December 14,1984
JDC Opens Feeding Stations In Ethiopia
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NEW YORK (JTA) A
recent communique received
from the American Jewish
Joint Distribution Committee
representative in Ethiopia ad-
vised that the overseas relief
agency had received permis-
sion to operate feeding sta-
tions in the Gondar region,
according to an announcement
made by JDC executive vice
president Ralph Goldman.
The announcement said the
JDC has received donations
and pledges exceeding
$200,000 from concerned Jews
and members of the general
public since it "opened its mail
box" to contributions on Oct. >
23. Half of the sum was com-
mitted by the Central British
Fund World Jewish Relief
of London.
The Emergency Famine
Campaign went into high gear
in recent weeks in response to
a worldwide appeal by the
Ethiopian government.
According to the JDC, up to a
half million people in Gondar,
one of the four provinces
especially hard hit by a pro-
longed drought, face starva-
tion. The major problem,
advises the JDC, "is getting
the relief supplies to the
victims as roads are few and
primitive."
Goldman stated that the
JDC is consulting with local
authorities to solve the
problem of supplying the
feeding stations and is also
negotiating with AID to
obtain additional food sup-
plies for distribution in the
Gondar region in the months
to -come. "Meantime," said
Goldman, "shipments of still
more medical supplies,
blankets, cloth, and clothing
are being arranged."
Recent contributions by
JDC will enable the shipment
of donated food supplies from
crowded depots into the in-
terior.
According to the statement
issued by JDC, incorporated
in one of the executive vice
president's periodic "Reports
from the Field," the JDC
began operations in Ethiopia
in 1983 when it reached agree-
ment with the government to
develop relief and rehabilita-
tion projects in the Gondar
region.
7 Tons of Clothing
Shipped to Ethiopia By JDC
NEW YORK (JTA) An
Alitalia plane left from
Kennedy International Airport
with seven tons of donated
new clothing and cloth at an
estimated value of $220,000
for distribution in Ethiopia. It
was donated to the American
Jewish Joint Distribution
Committee, it was announced
by the JDC.
The transportation of the
clothing and cloth to Rome
was provided gratis by
Alitalia. Ethiopian Airlines
will transfer the goods from
Rome to Addis Ababa, the
capital of Ethiopia.
Earlier, Ethiopian gover-
nment authorities advised the
JDC that the "greater por-
tion" of a 70-ton, $500,000
shipment of new clothing,
cloth and hospital supplies has
been distributed. According to
the officials of the Ethiopian
Relief and Rescue Com-
mission (RRC), 78 bales of!
cloth and 42 bags of clothing
were distributed to the needy
in the Wello and Bale regions
of Ethiopia, both severely,
affected by drought.
The report added that the
remaining 2,298 cartons of
hospital supplies and 54 bales
of cloth "will be distributed in
the shortest possible time."
According to the RRC report,
the medical supplies are to be
made available in Gondar.
In recent weeks, the JDC
received permission to operate
feeding stations in the Gondar
region and is negotiating with
the Agency for International
Development for the provision
of food in coming months. An
estimated half a million people
face starvation in the Gondar
region one of the areas in
Ethiopia hard hit by drought,
the JDC reported.
The JDC opened its mailbox
to donations for Ethiopian
famine relief on Oct. 31, and
has received more than
$300,000 in cash and pledges
to date, a third of which was
committed by the Central
British Fund-World Jewish
Relief in London, the JDC
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Friday, December 14,1984 / The Jewiah Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 11
Economic Crisis Raises Concern
LDAVID LANDAU
WABd GIL SEDAN
LfrUSALEM (JTA) -
.....inability to
The freeze, instituted last only after bitter wrangling
month, was seen as a temper- among the various ministries
ary means of curbing inflation over where the axe would fall
while the government utilized
the "breathing spell"
iGovernment's mammy io tne "Dreaming spell" to
Juce the drastic spending hammer out an economic
,Pessary to alleviate the policy of austerity which vir-
i necessary
nomic crisis has raised con-
among policy-makers
what might occur when
,hree-month wage-price
p package expires in
isterity wnicn vir-
tually all economists consider
urgent.
But the measures taken to
date fall far short of the aus-
terity goals and were agreed to
The unity government, indeed,
authorized a SI billion slash in
the state budget when it took
office last September. But
Finance Minister Yitzhak
Modai has argued strenuously
since then that an additional
$500 million cut is necessary,
at the very least.
Last week, an ad hoc
UAHC Adopts Program To Stem
Epidemic' Of Suicide Among Youth
tw
hlAMI BEACH (JTA) -
Union of American
i{brew Congregations
lAHC) has adopted a
onwide program to stem
epidemic" of suicide
teenagers who have
Ho through the Jewish
Lty net of family and syna-
KIK."
it program, believed to be
first attempt by any
onal religious organization
with suicide among
ng people, was approved
UAHC's Board of
istees after hearing a report
UAHC president Rabbi
Inander Schindler con-
ning a high rate of suicide
j Jewish teenagers.
|lhe board, holding its semi-
ual meeting here,
kthorized the establishment
Ethin the UAHC's 770
leform congregations of a
i institute to be called Yad
ilvah" (hand of Hope)
|ich will serve as a training,
icarch and educational
for Reform Jewish
ivities to deal with teenage
tide.
|Schindler's report noted
(suicide among adolescents
reached "epidemic
foportions." Every day 18
ang Americans kill
knselves, a 300 percent
[crease over the past 20 years.
licide now is the second
ding cause of death among
people, after accidents,
fly of which are suspected
hides, Schindler said.
I He noted that the suicide
W for young people was
ma among college students
p among those who do not
college. "Because the
ercentage of Jewish youth
pending college exceeds that
general population, we
si draw the grim conclusion
the suicide rate among
ish youth is also dispro-
Nonaiely high," Schindler
"These troubling
"sues," he said, "are
ifirmed by alarming reports
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of suicide among Jewish youth
which we are receiving from
rabbis, educators, counsellors
and youth leaders across the
country."
In response to Schindler's
reort, the UAHC trustees
established a task force on
teenage suicide to train rabbis
and teachers in Reform
congregations "to recognize
the warning signals of this
sickness," to develop
educational materials for a
suicide prevention program
and to devise "some means of
crisis intervention on a
national, regional and perhaps
even congregational level."
committee of four, headed by
Modai, recommended an
additional $395 million cut in
the national budget. Other
members of the committee are
Economic Minister Gad
Yaacobi and Ministers-
Wit hout-Port folio Ezer
Weizman and Moshe Arens.
But they ran into trouble
when they brought their
proposals before their col-
leagues at a stormy five-hour
special session of the Cabinet
last Friday. The outcome was
that the recommended cut was
whittled down to $365 million.
The stiffest opposition to the
proposed cuts came from the
ministries with the largest
budgets: Defense, headed by
Yitzhak Rabin; Housing, by
David Levy; and Education,
by Yitzhak Navon.
The failure to introduce the
drastic budget cuts most
economists consider necessary
has raised the spectre of higher
taxes. Treasury sources said
yesterday that unless the
spending cuts are forth-
coming, taxes must rise in the
next fiscal year even though
the highest marginal tax now
stands at 65 percent.
Another obstacle to
spending cuts is Histadrut's
demands that the Treasury
honor existing wage agree-
ments and pay workers their
increases when due. Modai
offered the wage hikes in
exchange for an .agreement to
raise the prices of subsidized
products and services, thus
reducing the burden on the
Treasury. But Histadrut
Secretary General Yisrael
Kesser flatly rejected the deal
at a lengthy meeting at
Premier Shimon Peres'
residence.
Meanwhile, the Treasury
has been forced to inject huge
amounts of money into the
economy because it is unable
to raise the prices of subsi-
dized items. Last month the
Bank of Israel printed 130
billion shekels. This translated
into a daily expenditure by the
Treasury of 4.3 billion more
shekels than it took in, the
equivalent of $200 million,
which means further
deterioration of Israel's
already dangerously low
foreign currency reserves.
The government faces
another challenge on the labor
front. The Histadrut teachers
union announced that it would
stage a one hour "warning"
strike tomorrow in support of
its demands for pay incre-
ments. Modai, so far, has
turned them down.
Celebrate Chanukah in the true
tradition with Manischewitz.
When only the best
is good enough.
Make this Chanukah holiday a more joyous
one with Manischewitz Kosher wines. All
our wines and champagnes are ^c:2C I"
under the strict supervision of
Rabbi Dr. Joseph I. Singer and
Rabbi Solomon B. Shapiro.
Choose from the great assortment of
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Organizations
in the News
AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS
The chapter will meet on Monday, Dec. 17, 12:30 p.m.,
at the American Savings Bank. Guest speaker will be
Barbra Kaplan, chair of the Local Concerns Task Force ot
the Community Relations Council of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach County, who will address the
issue of separation of church and state.
On Dec. 22-25, a trip to the Lido Spa is being planned.
ASSOCIATION OF PARENTS
OF AMERICAN ISRAELIS
The Palm Beach County Chapter will meet at 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 16 at the Royal Palm Beach House at the
intersection of US 1 and NE 22nd Ave.. Boynton Beach.
B'NAIB'RITH WOMEN
Ohav Chapter will hold their "Gift of Love" luncheon
in honor ot the children's home in Israel on Jan. .*, ll
noon, at the Sheraton Inn, 1901 Palm Lakes Blvd.
Guests speakers will be Jim Sackett, Channel 5, and
Carol Rohmer, National Executive Board Director.
Entertainment will be provided by Bob Lawrence,
humorist.
HADASSAH
Chai has arranged for a special benefit performance of
"Joseph and his Amazing Techinicolor Dreamcoat" at the
Royal Palm Dinner Theatre in Boca Raton, on Thursday,
Jan 10. Lunch at 12 noon followed by the show. Reser-
vations must be made by Dec. 20. Donation $27. Donor
credit will be given.
Contact Beth Kinsey or Selma Rothstein for reser-
vations.
Chai is sponsoring a trip to Epcot, Feb. 13, 14 and 15.
Luxury new hotel, three dinners, two shows, two full
American breakfasts. All gratuities and entrance fees
included.
The price is $205 per person, double occupancy. Deposit
of $50 per person is required by Dec. 18. Reservations:
Billie Ditkoff, Lillian Frankel or Muriel Wolinsky.
The Lee Vassil Group of Lake Worth Chapter will hold
their meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 18 (note date), at Temple
Beth Sholom, 315 No. "A" St., Lake Worth.
The program will be a candle-lighting ceremony in
celebration of Chanukah; also a short skit in honor of
Henrietta Szold, the founder of Hadassah.
Next month is Lee Vassil Education Day at which time
Julie Feldman, co-anchor person of Channel 5 and
LoVonne Stiffler, representing "Bridges For Peace," will
be the guest speakers.
Shalom West Palm Beach Chapter holds its next
monthly meting on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 12:30 p.m. at
Congregation Anshei Sholom. A Chanukah program by
Pearl Klein will be featured.
A guided tour of Jewish landmarks in Miami and Miami
Beach has been scheduled for Jan. 15. Transportation, a
kosher lunch, and admission fees are included. Contact
Lillian Schack or Mae Podwol for reservations.
Yovel invites the community to observe the holiday of
Chanukah at a candle lighting ceremony dedicated to the
Soviet Jews at a membership meeting Thursday, Dec. 20, 1
p.m., at Congregation Anshei Sholom.
WOMEN'S AMERICAN ORT
The Haverhill Chapterinvites its members and friends to
a Chanukah Party to be held on Dec. 21 at the Senior
Citizens Center on Northlake Blvd.
Entertainment will be furnished by Alex Redhill from
the Flagler Savings and Loan Association. Donation is $4
for members and $5 for friends.
The next meeting of Mid-Palm Chapter will be held on
Monday, Dec. 24, noon, at Temple Beth Sholom, 315 No.
"A" St., Lake Worth. Paid-up membership luncheon will
be followed by a Chanukah program.
On Jan. 19 the chapter will attend the performance of
The Alvin Ailey Dancers at West Palm Beach Auditorium.
Donation is $7.50.
A Chinese luncheon and card party will be held on Feb.
11, 11:30 a.m., at the Oriental Express. The cost is $6.50.
On Feb. 26 see "Shalom" at the West Palm Beach
Auditorium. The matinee is $12 and $14.
The Palm Beach Chapter will hold its meeting on
Monday, Dec. 17, 1 p.m., at Temple Beth Sholom, 315
No. "A" St., Lake Worth.
Stanley Farrer will present a talk and have tapes on the
"Age of Romanticism in Music."
YIDDISH CULTURE GROUP
On. Dec. 18 10 a.m. at the Century Village Auditorium
the Century Village Group will present Fanny Ushkow and
her sister Or a Rostnbaum who will play four hands on
the piano.
Rabbi Isaac van der Walde, spiritual leader of
Congregation Anshei Sholom, will be the featured speaker
and Cantor Mordecai Spektor will sing.
Levy To Receive ADL Award
Continued from Page 1
Way, The Land of the Pres-
idents, West Palm Beach.
"In paying tribute to Mark
Levy, the Anti-Defamation
League honors a dynamic
American leader, an attorney
who is an active participant in
Jewish concerns throughout
the community," Wilensky
said.
Levy, is chair of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
County Leadership
Development Committee, a
member of the National
Young Leadership Cabinet of
the United Jewish Appeal, and
a board member of the Jewish
Community Day School.
Levy stated, "The future of
the Jewish people depends on
our willingness to assume a
leadership role in the Jewish
community, and to educate
ourselves in the pre.
for the task of assunfc
leadership from our J
generation."
i The iuc,s.1 sP*aker win L
Jerome B. Homer, chai/J
Florida State fifl
Fellows and ADL NaL
Commissioner.
For further inforrnatta
contact the ADL rJ
Arab Knesset Member
Continued from Page 9
of a Zionist party to literally
try to implement the role
traditionally assigned by the
establishment to Israel's Arab
citizens, namely to serve as "a
bridge to peace" with the
Arab world.
Some Israeli hawks see the
changing Arab voting patterns
and Darousha's aborted
mission as symptoms of the
radicalization of Israel's Arab
population and a tendency to
align itself with the PLO.
HOWEVER, many political
analysts consider this a
simplistic view. The two
parties that attract most Arab
votes the Communists and
the Progressive List for Peace
while recognizing the PLO
as representative of the Pales-
tinians, stress the need for Is-
raeli Arabs to be an integral
part of the State of Israel.
They do not deny that they
find it hard to make peace
with the fact that Israel is a
Jewish state by definition. But
rather than radicalization, the
Arab political community
seems to be undergoing a
transformation.
The moderates among them
will no longer follow blindly
the Jewish political establish-
ment. Instead, they will exert
their influence to bring about
a peaceful settlement by trying Darousha's brief forav
to bring Israel, and he PLO "shuttle diplomacy "V
together. This is the lesson of y ""'
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Dr. Eissey To Be Honored
By B'nai B'rith International
TRANSPORTATION
rransportation is available
our designated area for
sons 60 years of age or over
[o do not
Ration.
atment
use public tran-
We take people to
centers, doctors'
to hospitals, nursing
, io visit spouses, to.
;a| service agencies and
brilion centers. There is no
|or ^is service, but parti-
are encouraged to
iheir lair share.
demand lor
pjease make
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niribuie
lCIC is a greal
service, ->c
in
advance.
and-or
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i,i, reservations
lr jntormation
trvations, call
Cnday through Friday.
1,101 kOMIKK LUNCH
CONNKCTION
Many elements combine to
bki' Ihc Hoi Kosher lunch
hgram ai the Jewish Com-
niiy t'enici a success. I'orc-
,i among Ihesc is ihc
horiunity io rorm new and
Sfog friendships.
Itatli weekday, seniors
nhcr foi inlimalc lalk,
caiional discussions, game
lying, leisure and song.
activities arc followed
a hoi, kosher, nutritious
inch served with warmth and
Epitaliiy by our dedicated
iunleers. There is no set fee,
persons are asked Io make
wnlriblilioil each meal.
Tmkniikoktiikwkkk
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[Monday Ciames.
ocupple juice, baked
lutki'ii, succotash, apples, rye
had.
UI.SDAY I ilness Over
Orange juice, meal loaf
i brown gravy, parsley
Irn.iii), squash, oranges,
{hole wheat bread.
IWI-.DNI-.SOAY Susan
ulack, Slide Show, (iuitar
hying, (irapefruil juice, fish
Itcls. /uccini, apples,
npcrnickcl bread.
IIIUKSOAY Pineapple
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puce, sliced carrots, spinach,
(range, whole wheat bread.
fRIDAY Orange juice,
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Pull.ih hi cad.
Please come and join us.
' information and rescr-
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Chief Rabbis
|Agree To Modify
fmbolic Rituals
for Falashas
JbRUSALEM (JTAJ) -
pads two Chief Rabbis have
^version rituals required of
liopian Jews immigrating to
ael- The Chief Rabbis
Jetted that from now on,
pthiopian males entering Isra-
P ill not have to submit to
symbolic circumcision but
pst immerse themselves in a
pve (ritual bath) to erase
fy doubt that they are
authentic Jews. But, Rahamin
C^wr. head of the Public
rouncil for Ethiopian Jews,
pwcomed the move but said,
L"" demand is still a
ingact."
in advance) call Carol or
Lillian at 689-7703 in West
Palm Beach.
HOME DELIVERED
MEALS
Persons who are
homebound and need a
Kosher meal please call for
information. Call Carol in
West Palm Beach at 689-7703.
ADULT EDUCATION
The fall Semester Adult
Education Classes have ended
and will begin again in
January. New classes and
schedules will be announced.
lilness Over 50 I uesdays
ai II continues. This is
essential for good health.
Everyone is invited to attend
Make u reservation lor lunch
afterwards.
Dr. Edward M. Eissey,
President of Palm Beach
Junior College, will.be
honored at a dinner dance by
B'nai B'rith International on
Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. at the
Breakers in Palm Beach, when
the Jewish service organiza-
tion presents him with the
"Great American Traditions
Award."
Dr. Eissey will be receiving
this award in recognition of
his ongoing involvement as an
innovative educator locally,
nationally and internationally.
His achievements as an
academician have earned him
appointments to the l%7'
(Jovci nor's ( ommission foi
Quality Education, the 1971
President's While House
Conference for Youth, the
1972 Study Mission to Russia
and Eastern Europe, and the
1982 Higher Education
( "iiMiinmi io the Republic of
Dr. Edward M. Eissey
China. His civic involvements
include \3 years as chairman
of Community Mental Health
Centei Hospital Hoard, board
of directors of YMCA. and
Ciullstrcam Council Boy
Scouts of America.
I he proceeds of the dinner
will go io the B'nai B'rith
Foundation of the U.S., which
allocates these funds to its
youth services. They help to
support the Hillel Foundation
in universities all over
America, and the B'nai B'rith
Youth Organization, which is
composed of teenagers
throughout the world, offer-
ing them religious, educa-
tional, social and civic
programs.
Attending from Palm Beach
Junior College will be David
London. Beth Rosenberg.
Randi Russack. Scott Wilson.
Beverly Rotman and Jenifer
Fischer, program coordinator
of Hillel for Palm Beach,
i ount).
lor adduion.il information
contact the B'nai B'rith
foundation. 1440 Kennedy
i auseway. North Buy Village,
Florida 33141.
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Taub Retires
tiating with the governments
of Poland and Czechoslovakia
for the resumption of JDC
relief activities which were
banned in these two countries
by the same regimes for years
in the postwar period at a time
when the need for JDC relief
was great among the remnants
of the Jewish communities
there.
Taub's other achievements
include formally bringing the
JDC to Egypt last year with
the authorization of the Cairo
government, and securing per-
mission in Ethiopia this year
to start JDC relief work there.
The achievements in the two
Moslem countries where Jews
live under extreme difficulties
are milestones in JDC history.
The expansion of JDC relief
activities in Rumania and
Hungary during the period of
Taub's presidency is a great
credit to the American Jewish
community.
A modest and gentle person,
he has a distinguished record
as a great humanitarian in
Israel and in countries of
Western Europe, North Africa
and Latin America where the
JDC conducts impressive
operations. His visits to some
of these countries as JDC
president have given new hope
to the Jewish communities
there. His numerous visits to
Israel have cemented the rela-
tions between American Jewry
and the people of Israel, as
well as with the government of
Israel.-
Continued from Page 1
quite proud of the fact that
Jewish giving sets standards of
giving throughout the United
States. A very generous
contributor among the
most generous Taub
believes in the precept of Mai-
monides, the great Jewish
philosopher, that the highest
form of giving is anonymous
giving, when giver does not
know who the recipient is and
the recipient does not know
who the giver is. He prefers
not to make his contributions
public.
His parents came to the
United States in the large wave
of Jewish immigration in the
1920's, and he remembers the
"Tzedaka Pushkes" in the
house of his parents into
which his mother, following
the example of her mother,
put nickels and dimes. His
grandmother, who died at the
age of 95, was a very strong
matriarchal figure in the warm
and loving Orthodox house-
hold. The Holocaust hit the
family hard. On his mother's
side there was not a single
survivor left. On his father's
side only two aunts survived.
Deeply committed to Jewish
causes, Taub is also active in
serving the broader commu-
nity He is on the board of
trustees of the Interfaith
Hunger Appeal, a director of
the New York Shakespeare
festival, chairman of the
Business Employment
Foundation and served as
chairman of the New York
chapter of the Hemophilia
Foundation. He also served on
the faculty of New York Uni-
versity as an adjunct professor
of computer applications and
information systems. He will,
of course, continue his active
participation in the JDC
leadership, as chairman of the
Board of Directors.
Taub has gained
prominence as one of the pio-
neers of the computer age. He
is the founder of the
Automatic Data Processing
Company, the biggest inde-
pendent computer service
company in the United States,
employing more than 8,000
people and having millions of
dollars worth of computers in
SO service bureaus around the
U.S. and in four countries
overseas. The firm is today a
$250 million-a-year interna-
tional business. He was
president of the firm from
1949, when he founded it; till
1970 and later was chairman
of the board of directors till
1977.
Today he is no longer the
chief operating officer of
Automatic Data Processing
but still very much a part as
chairman of the executive
committee. Busy as he is,
Taub gives much of his time to
the JDC. He is also interested
in other Jewish causes. He
began his activity for the
United Jewish Appeal when he
was 19 years old and soon
found himself in the ranks of
the national UJA leadership.
The Epplers have three chil-
den two married daughters
and one son all raised in a
American-born, he grew up Jewish spirit. Eppler's philo-
in a household with a tradition
of sharing. He feels that
sharing wealth is a natural
result of being Jewish and he is
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, "" visited Rumania this year to
whom study Jewish life there, they
took along their son, David,
whd is a student of law at
George Washington Univer-
sity. The very liberal-minded
and sensitive youngster
worried about the great
poverty in underdeveloped
countries. Having lived in
affluent neighborhoods in
New York and Palm Beach,
where the Epplers have their
homes, he never came face to
face with Jewish poverty. It
was in Rumania where he first
saw an entire Jewish commu-
nity of 30,000 Jews in dire
need, with about 10,000 sur-
vivors of the Holocaust among
them aged and alone.
David returned home a
young man with understand-
ing for Jewish needs. He was
impressed with the JDC aid
given to the needy Jews in
Rumania through welfare
institutions, medical services,
including medication; homes
for the aged; kosher kitchens
with hot meals, free to those
unable to pay and at a cost
based on the ability to pay for
others; meals-on-wheels for
the incapacitated who also
receive periodic visits from
doctors, nurses and social
workers. David was also im-
pressed with JDC providing
the poor with clothing, giving
some of them cash grants, and
helping the needy with other
forms of assistance.
Heinz Eppler enters the
JDC presidency at a time when
the U.S. and the Soviet
governments are renewing
their long-interrupted talks on
arms reduction. The renewed
talks give hope that the
Kremlin may also renew its
permission for Jews to
emigrate in large numbers.
Should this happen and it
may Eppler will during his
term as JDC president be an
extremely busy leader in the
f assistance which the JDC will
1 provide to the Soviet Jewish
emigrants in transit to
countries in which they will
choose to settle. Those settling
in Israel will be helped by the
Jewish Agency.
The U.S.-Soviet talks will be
a complicated and drawn out
affair, but they open the
possibility that the U.S.
government's attitude
favoring unhampered Jewish
emigration from the Soviet
Union will find the proper
jcho in the Kremlin. The talks
will hopefully reduce the
tensions between the two
countries, tensions which
some see as the cause for the
Kremlin's clampdown on
Jewish emigration.
parents lived in peaceful
friendship suddenly turned
into enemies. As Nazis they
picketed their home as the
home of a "Jude."
Eppler came to the United
States as a youngster, after his
parents succeeded in leaving
Germany in 1938, a year before
Hitler started World War II.
He continued his schooling in
this country and later his mili-
tary service in the U.S. armed
forces. When he returned to
civilian life, he entered the
retail sales field in clothing,
ultimately rebuilding the New
York Stock Exchange listed
firm of Miller-Wohl which
now has 410 retail stores in 40
states, including Alaska. This
year he sold his interest in the
firm and is devoting more of
his time and energy to Jewish
communal service. He is
proud of the fact that he is an
immigrant Jewish boy who
made good.
In 1951 he married into an
Orthodox Jewish family. The
tatner ot his wife, a religious
Jew, made a living, like many
Jewish immigrants from
Eastern Europe, by becoming
a tailor. He was also a part-
time cantor. Eppler ascribes
his interest in Jewish philan-
thropy to the influence of his
wife, Ruthe. When he sold this
year his interest in the huge
firm which he built up, he
asked his wife, "Would not
your father have been proud
of us?" Her answer was, "He
would have been proud more
of your devoted activity in the
JDC."
sophy is that no Jewish
education is complete without
a Jewish atmosphere at home.
When Eppler and his wife
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West Palm Beach 33409. PHone 684-3212 R.khi i '
Vander Walde. Cantor Mordecai Spektor. Dailv TV**
and 5:30 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m., 6 p.m. and a late servL., .u
p.m., followed by Oneg Shabbat. Saturday: 8:30 .mSn6
Mincha followed by Sholosh Suedoa. p*-l
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West Palm Beach 33411. Phone 689-9430. Rabbi J&
Speiser. Daily Services 8:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m Sabbath
services Friday 8:15 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m., 5 p.m, Mincha
followed by Sholosh Suedos.
TEMPLE BETH DAVID: 4657 Hood Road Palm
Gardens 33410. Phone 694-2350. Rabbi William MardeT
Cantor Earl J. Rackoff. Sabbath services, Friday 8 pm
Saturday 10 a.m.
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Beach 33407. Phone 833-0339. Rabbi Howard J. Hirech
Cantor Elaine Shapiro. Sabbath services Friday 8:15 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. Daily Minyan 8:15 a.m., Sunday and'
Legal Holidays 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM: 315 N. 'A Street, Lake Worth
33460. Phone 585-5020. Rabbi Emanuel Eisenberg, Cantor
Jacob Elman. Services Monday and Thursday 8:15 a.m.,
Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM: 224 N.W. Avenue G, Belle
Glade 33430. Sabbath services Friday, 8:30 p.m. Phone 9%
3886.
TEMPLE BETH ZION: Lions Club, 700 Camelia Dr., Royal I
Palm Beach. Mailing Address: POBox 104, 650 Royal Palm
Blvd., Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411. Sabbath Services Friday8
p.m., Saturday 8:45 a.m. Rabbi Nathan Zelizer. Phone 793-
9122.
TEMPLE B'NAI JACOB: 2177 So. Congress Ave., West Palm
Beach 33406. Phone 433-5967. Rabbi Dr. Morris Silberman
Sabbath services, Friday 8 p.m., Saturday and Hobdays 9a.m.,
Monday and Thursday 9 a.m.
TEMPLE EMANU-EL: 190 North County Road, Palm Beach
33480. Phone 832-0804. Rabbi Joel Chazin. Cantor David
Dardashti. Sabbath services, Friday 8:30 p.m.; Saturday 9am.
THE TREASURE COAST JEWISH CENTER Bei
Abraham: 3257 S.E. Salerno Road, Port Salerno. Rabbi
Abraham Rose. 1-287-8833. Services Friday evenings 8 p.m.
LAKE WORTH JEWISH CENTER: St. Luke's United
Methodist Chapel, 165 Ohio Road, Lake Worth. Phone 433-
1869. Friday night serivces 8:15 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.
Orthodox
CONGREGATION AITZ CHAIM: Century Village, Westl
Palm Beach. Phone 689-4675. Sabbath services 9 a.m. and 5]
p.m. Daily services 8:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Reform
CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL: 1592 FloresU, P.O. Box
857146, Port St. Lucie, FL 33452. Friday night services 8 p.m.
Saturday morning 10:30 a.m. Phone 466-6977.
THE REFORM TEMPLE OF JUPITERTEQUESTA: at
Jupiter High School. Military Trail, Jupiter. Mailing address
Plaza 222, U.S. No. 1, Tequesta 33458. Phone 747-4235. Rabbi
Alfred L. Friedman. Services Friday 8 p.m.
TEMPLE BETH EL: 4600 Oleander Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL
33450. Phone 461-7428.
TEMPLE BETH SHALOM: St. Helen's Pariah Hall, 20th
Avenue and Victory Blvd., Vero Beach 32960, mailing ddw*
P.O. Box 2113, Vero Batch, FL 32961-2113. Rabbi Richard D.
Meeaing. Phone 1-569-0180.
TEMPLE BETH TOR AH: at Wellington Elementary School
13000 Paddock Dr., Weat Palm Batch. Mailing address: rw
Box 17008, Weat Palm Beach, FL 33406. Friday tarvicaiB"
p.m. Rabbi Steven R. Westman. Phone 793-2700.
TEMPLE ISRAEL: 1901 No. Flagler Dr., West NgBg
33407. Phone 833-8421. Rabbi Howard Shapiro, tanu
Soloist Susan Weiss. Sabbath services, Friday 8 p.m.
TEMPLE JUDEA: at St. Catharine's Greek Orthodox Church
Social Hall, 4000 Wwhington Rd., tt Southern Boukrvtm
Rabbi Joel L. Levine. Cantor Anne Newman. Maih^toW
6164 Okeechobee Blvd., Watt Palm Beach, FL 33409. PM"
471-1626.
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TEMPLE BETH EL
The Sisterhood's monthly
LriinR wi"be held iint,y
feffi Temple's Men's Cub
Ion Tuesday, Dec. 18, 6.30
Km A Chanukah dinner will
LervedinSenterHall.
I Temple Beth El Religious
lohool and Jewish Commu-
Mtv Day School will present
It musical "The Joy of
Ichanukah." Donation for
Lmbers is $2.50 and non-
ISembers $3.50. Florence
Heiff, chair, asks everyone to
bring a menorah for a com-
unity Chanukah lighting.
TEMPLE BETH TORAH
I ORT Sabbath will be ob-
Led during the temples
Friday evening service on Dec.
14. President Nancy Minor of
the Wellington Chapter of
ORT wiii speak on the
programs and goals of the
international organization. !
Services conducted by Rabbi
Steven Westman will begin at
8:15 p.m. and will be held in
their new location at Welling-
ton Elementary School, Big
Blue Trace and Paddock in
Wellington. The Oneg
Shabbat will be sponsored by
the Wellington Chapter of
ORT.
TEMPLE
B'NAI JACOB
On Sunday, Dec. 23, 7
p.m., a Chanukah celebration
will be held at the temple.
Rabbi Morris Silberman will
MAS Announces 1985
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Area Deaths
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11 years ago, H1AS is inviting
applications for its 1985
Scholarship Awards. The
scholarships will be presented
at H1AS' 105th Annual Meet-
ing to be held in New York in
late March. In announcing the
awards, Robert L. Israeloff,
HIAS president, explained
that each carries a $500
stipend and that they are given
to HIAS-assisted refugees who
have settled here since 1976
and have made special
progress in their adjustment to
life in the United States.
Applications and further in-
formation may be obtained by
writing to HIAS Scholarship
Awards, HIAS, 200 Park
Avenue South, New York, NY
1003. Completed applications
should be returned to HIAS,
postmarked no later than Jan.
15. Award winners will be
notified no later than Feb. 28.
HIAS The Hebrew
Immigrant Aid Society is
the international migration
agency of the organized
Jewish community. HIAS is a
beneficiary of the UJA of
Greater New York and Jewish
federations across the country.
speak on the significance of
Chanukah in our lives. Presi-
dent Jacob Frant will chant
the blessing in lighting the
menorah candles.
The Ruth Hyde group of
West Palm Beach will present
a "Rogers and Hammerstein
Musical," narrated by Lee
Duchin. Soloists will be Ann
March and Jack Zuckerman.
They will also give a rendition
of Chanukah songs.
The traditional latkes will be
served. Donation is $3.50.
TEMPLE EMENU-EL
The Sisterhood celebrates
Chanukah with a special holi-
day program presented by the
Worth Avenue boutiques
Melangerie II, doing unique
and unusual table setting, and
The Epicurian, which will
present an array of Chanukah
palate pleasers.
The event will be held on
Monday, Dec. 17, 12:30 p.m.,
in the Lona Wershaw Social
Hall.
TEMPLE JUDEA
Rabbi Joel Levine will speak
on "Ethical Wills" at temple
services Friday evening, Dec.
14 at 8 p.m. Cantor Anne
Newman will chant the music.
As part of Rabbi Levine's
sermon, he will share with the
congregation the ethical wills
which he and his wife Susan
composed for their daughter
Rachel Hanna who will be
named during the service.
Following services, the oneg
shabbat will be sponsored by
Rabbi Joel and Susan Levine
in honor of Rachel Hanna.
The junior oneg shabbat under
the direction of Miriam Ruiz
will be part of the service.
LAKE WORTH
JEWISH CENTER
Barbara Summers Stein-
berg, director of the Jewish
Community Day School, will
speak at the center on Friday
evening, Dec. 14.
Mrs. Steinberg holds
degrees from the Jewish Theo-
logical Seminary, Columbia
University and University of
Los Angeles. She was also a
visiting graduate student at the
Hebrew University in Jeru-
salem.
Her topic will be "Jewish
Education in the 1980's."
future it Uod givee me strength
to do it.
IH: I hope so. Now, tell me, do
you feel that women have
changed any over the years since
you were a young man?
IBS: Yes, very much. When I
was a boy, the average Jewish
girl believed in one God and one
husband. And today, the modem
Jewish woman is as modern and
as worldly and sometimes
even more so than her gentile
counterparts. So I would say that
we have, in a way, lost what we
call the taharas hamishpacha
(family purity). It's not there
anymore. The so-called Jewish
princess not only wants better
clothes and trips and places to
study, but she's also interested in
love-making she doesn't
believe really in the institution of
marriage. The change is trem-
endous and far from being
positive, good for us. You can
state the fact, but you cannot
really change it. You cannot take
a girl who has studied at Harvard
and has read all the modern
novels and seen all the shows and
make her like my mother. You
cannot do it.
IH: From your perspective of
having attained 80 years and a
lot of wisdom, what advice would
you give to the younger genera-
tions?
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of the Jewish Home for the Aged of Palm Beach County
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(The Cmim tecaied oil of Mevari* Road. 1 mile south o< 4S,h Street.
IBS: I agree about the 80
years, but not about a lot ot
wisdom. Although I myself don t
keep it 100 percent, there is a
biblical message in the Book ot
Exodus and this is the Ten
Commandments. If you keep ten
commandments even if you
keep nine you're on the right
track.
IH: What about eight?
IBS: If you keep eight, then
you're already in trouble. If you
kill and steal, the others are not
worth a penny, so better keep at
least nine.
IH: Do you
higher powers?
believe in the
IBS: I believe that there are
many secrets of which we have no
inkling, truths which we would
consider completely impossible.
Just as we did not know 300
years ago about DNA and
microbes and many other things^
There are many secrets behind
our backs, almost even before our
eyes, which we don't see. I'm sure
that the man who will live here
1,000 years from now will con-
sider us so ignorant that he will
not believe that we could have
lived in such ignorance for so
long a time.
Israeli Jets Bomb Terrorist Bases
ByHUGHORGEL
TEL AVIV (JTA) Is-
rael Air Force jets bombed
Palestinian terrorist bases in
Lebanon's Bekaa valley last
week, territory occupied by
Syrian forces. It was the first
such foray by Israeli war-
planes since Sept. 10. A
military spokesman said all
aircraft returned safely to their
bases.
The spokesman said ac-
curate hits were scored on the
targets which he identified as
the local headquarters and
training area of Nayef
Howatmeh's Democratic
Front for the Liberation of
Palestine and the departure
point for terrorist attacks on
the Israel Defense Force in
south Lebanon.
Beirut radio reported that
three people were killed and
five injured in the air raid.
Units of the Palestine Libera-
tion Organization and the
Syrian army reportedly
surrounded the target area
after the attack.
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