Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County

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Title:
Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
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Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County (Palm Beach County, Fla. : 1975)
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Jewish Floridian
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8 v. : ill. ;
Language:
English
Publisher:
Fred K. Shochet
Place of Publication:
Miami, Fla

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Jewish newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Palm Beach -- Palm Beach

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Feb. 28, 1975)-v. 8, no. 40 (Dec. 17, 1982).
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issue for Jan. 2, 1976 called v.2, no. 22, but constitutes v.2, no. 1.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Numbering in masthead and publisher's statements conflict: July 28, 1978 called no. 14 in masthead and no. 15 in publisher's statement; Aug. 25, 1978 called no. 16 in masthead and no. 17 in publisher's statement; Aug. 10, 1979 called no. 15 in masthead and no. 16 in publisher's statement; Oct. 22, 1982 called no. 31 in masthead and no. 32 in publisher's statement.
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"Combining Our voice and Federation reporter."

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'"Jewish Florid tin
OF PALM BEACH COUNTY
Combining "OUR VOICE" and FEDERATION REPORTER"
in conjunction with The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
Number 4
Palm Beach County, Florida Friday, April 11, 1975
25 cents
'aim Beach CJA-IEF Campaign Surges Ahead
the 1975 Federa-
Marvin M. Rosen-
impaign chairman,
is at the last cam-
meeting for a
tt new records of
Beach Jewry.
reported that
received thus
ch Federation
tie-illy assured
.$1 million in
|ld and support
and in 1s-
fcbstitute for
'Tzedakah' in Jewish experience,"
he said. "Onlv throueh our Riv-
ing of free dollars can true aid
and commitment to Jewish life
be stressed.
"Campaign efforts are contin-
uing to reach significant numbers
of new residents now becominR
an integral part of the county,"
Dr. Rosenberg added.
"If Federation's volunteer so
licitor has not contacted you,
don't deny your commitment to
Israel call the Federation of-
fice to make your contribution."

an of the Telethon Division of the
\CJA-1EF Campaign, is contacting
previously solicited.
Statement
eakdown
0"The talks that were intended
toward a peaceful settlement be-
have been suspended. From the
iations, Israel stated its readiness
Mitla Passes and the Abu Rodeis
. renunciation of the state of war
to renounce the state of war and
offered, in return for a less bind-
, to withdraw its forces from the
lines, including the western part
le Mitla and the Gidi, and to trans-
Mis control. Israel also offered to
^ Egyptian administration. This of-
[by Egypt. This rejection by Egypt
j the talks
always to persevere In its efforU to-
ipt and will continue to maintain the
government toward this end. Israel
the U.S. government and particularly
(or his untiring efforts in the cause
DR. MARVIN ROSENBERG
'75 Telethon
Will Begin
Next Monday
A massive telethon solicitation
will intensify the combined CJA-
IEF Campaign when the Jewish
Federation launches the Telethon
Dtvhion Monday.
Chairman Robert Wiener and
Mrs. Jeanne Levy, Women's Di-
vision chairwoman, are organiz-
ing workers and leadership in all
divisions to actively participate
in the community-wide campaign.
The Telethon goal is to contact
new contributors who have not
been reached by the joint cam-
paign team.
"The task is an enormous one,
but our volunteers understand the
urgency of local, national and Is-
raeli needs and have committed
themselves to work toward in-
creases over last year's pledges,"
both leaders stressed.
Volunteers are urgently need-
ed and are asked to call the Fed-
eration office at 655-8411.
Telethon briefing sessions will
be held at the Federation office
from 6:00-9:00 D.m., Mondays
through Thursdays. starting
April 14 and continuing through
the week of April 21.
Women's Division Totals
Reach 1974 Record Mark
Mrs. Jeanne Levy. Women's Di
vision chairwoman, has announc
ed that workers in all divisions
are reporting contributions to the
Combined Jewish Appeal Israel
Emergency Fund that are equal
to 1974s record mark.
"Our goal is to reach every
Jewish woman in the Palm Beach
community and to invite her par
ticipation in this vital effort,"
Mrs. Levy said.
"Our local, national and over-
seas needs have never been a
critical as they are today. Dol
lars in unprecedented amounts
must be raised in order to main
tain the social needs both here
and abroad."
Next Wednesday's luncheon at
the home of Mrs. Barbara Lip
sehitz will highlight the Woman's
Division Spring campaign activi-
ties, and will feature community
leader Mrs. Barbara Shulman as
guest speaker.
"We are offering to the sensi-
tive concerned women of Palm
Beach the opportunity of express-
ing their concern for Israel in
the most concrete manner pos-
MRS. JEANNE LEVY
sible. by increasing their support
in scope and number." Mrs. Lip-
schitz said.
The Women's Division Tele-
thon is set for mid-April. Mrs.
Esther Barrish, chairwoman, an-
nounced.
State Department Statement
JERUSALEM(JTA)State Department spokesman Robert
Anderson issued the following statement on behalf of Secretary of
State Henry A. Kissinger:
"We have been seeking in response to the desires of the parties
to help them achieve a further step towards a peace settlement
We believe both sides have made serious efforts to reach a success-
ful outcome. Unfortunately, the differences en a numbe- of key
issues have proven irreconcilable. We therefore believe a period of
reassessment is needed so that all concerned can consider how best
to proceed towards a lasting peace.
"Secretary Kissinger has accordingly informed the parties that
he is suspending his present efforts and returning to Washington
to report to the President and the Congress on the negotiations.
He will remain in close touch with the parties and the cochairman
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its community-wide Telethon in April, in
conjunction with personal solicitation.
li*t Defend On If
CALL 655-8411
"We Are One" Telethon
Combined Jewish Appeal of Palm Beach County


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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
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We All Died In Tlw Holocaust
EDITORS NOTE: Prof. Bauer is the Head, of the
Instiw.e c/ Contemporary Jewry of the Hebrew Univer-
sity and its Department of Holocaust Studies. His most
recent book is "Afv Brother's Keeper," a history of the
American Joint Distribution Committee. Prof. Bauer is
one of the luminaries of the "First International Scholars
Conference on the Holocaust A Generation After"
which took place in New York March 3-6, under the
sponsorship of Hebrew University and the United Jew-
ish Appeal.
By DR. YElll IA BAIER
About five weeks ago I went to an armored division in
the Sinai outside Gideon and lectured to the soldiers. 1
visited the commander, a general who was born in Tel Aviv
2 years ago When he hard my subject was the Holocaust,
he said, "Listen, I'll tell you a true story."
His father, a teacher in a secondary school in Tel Aviv,
had an aunt, Doda Zahava (Aunt Goldie) living in Poland
in 1939, married to the owner of a luxury textile shop in
Warsaw, Uncle Abraham.
Uncle Abraham came to Pal
estine in 1939 because he wanted
to immigrate with Zahava and
their three children, to be neai
his brother He was looking
around for a )ob and some place
to live when the war broke out
and he couldn't get back to
Poland
Of course. Abraham became
frantic He went from one place
to another, but he couldn't find
help. In 1940, he became a citi
zen of Palestine, and transmitted
papers to Zahava in Poland, say
inx that she was the wife of a
British protect-.! citizen: the
three children were also protect
ed under that same classification
THAT WAS what kept them
alive until October. 1942 Thev
had left Warsaw and were living
in a small ghetto to the south
of the city In October of 42.
everybody knew what was hap
pening to Jews who were shipped
away There were no secrets any-
more, and it was quite clear if
they stayed on. they would share
the fate of the mi'lions who
were killed by the Nazis
And then on? day in October
a member of the Jewish Council
came to ZahavH's home accompa
nied by a German.
He said "Yu are the wife of
a citizen of Palestine."
She said, "Yes.'
He said. "There's a train wait
ing in Krakow with Allied citi
km and British protected dtii mi
to be exchanged in Haifa for Gar
mans living in Palestine If you
want to. you can join that train
with your three children Th-
train is lca\ing in one hour's
time "
She said. "But mv two older
children are not at home" (One
was working ou*side the ghetto
in a faetorv and the old"r H
was searching for food Only Ivr
13 year o'd bov tn with her i
THE WKtf Mated thM this wa
not their nrobl >m "You arc
either at the railroid station in
one hour', time or you're not "
She nevir had gone through
anv officei s training course, she
didn't know how to make spot
decision- and he was 'seed with
a terrible choice. Sh> could
tither I e her three children or
she could save the younger child
She had exactly one hour U
make her decision, and she did
She went to a neighbor and
she took the neighbor's bov and
girl and her own 13 vear old hoy
and she went to that train. She
Yom Hashoa (Dav of the
Holocaust) marking the 30th
anniversary of the Warsaw
Ghetto Uprising, was ob-
served this year on April 8.
It is a world-wide holiday
set aside to remember the
resistance of the va'iant
Warsaw Ghetto fighters and
memoi ialize the six million
Jews who perished at the
hands of the Masks.
arrived in Haifa Nov. 13. 1942
1 CHECKED the sUry after
ward and toiuki her original tasti
MB))I a* she reported it in 1942
Then the General said. "Let me
linish the atory. Doda Zahava is
stih alive, you know. She ha? -i
little store near the Zubick Syna
gogue ju.st off Allenby Street
in Tel Aviv. And when you clas
sify her. 1 suppose you classify
her as a survivor of the Holo-
caust although 1 very much doubt
it In a sense, she too. died in
the Holacaust."
I am retelling that story be
cause I feel it represents the Jew
Lsh people. We are survivors of
the Holocaust and yet we died
in it. And that fact means that
we have to do what is in our now
DR. YElll DA BALER
n to help prevent it frjm hap
peninj again
(INK OK Ike means bv a>|
we can do thi- u b\ learning
about it. by doin.: the necessan
historical, phiiO.viphical and lit
erar> research We must show
the faaag f.eneration both Jews
anJ non-Jew >. what happened.
\v> are living, in a generation
in which the element! that pro-
duced th Hoi >c.iJt the Bl.'
hatred, the totj'narun dictator-
ship, uar bureaucracie. and
technology make it possible foi
people become murderers .
mass auirderan
But it is also a veneration in
whuh the Jewish people have
radically changed, in which Holo
caustl can be orevented
Meeting at the Century Village home of Abe Bisgaier,
(second from right) chairman of the Condominium Lead-
ership Council, on March 21 were Jay Kaye of Village
Hoyale and Joseph Hecht of Covered Bridge, (left) and
Milton Freedman of Lakeside Village With the 1975 Fed-
eration drive at midpoint, ail chairmen, workers and cap-
tains are being urged to participate fully in their respec-
tive condo divisions i:i the final weeks their
goal
Chase Bank Vows To
Continue Present Policy
NEW YORK (JTA I Dai J
Leckefe.ler. board chairman and
chief executive officer of the
Chase Manhattan Bank, said here
that "in support of current ef
forts to establish a lasting peace
in the Middle East, we "itnd to
continue our normal banking op-
erations under standard banking
practices with all concerned" be-
cause "we do not think that any
good purpose would be served,
public or private, bv modifying
thjs traditional do!icy."
Rockefe.ler issued the sta'e
ment in response to what he
termed the oainful irony of the
bank's situation" with rejard to
its role in the Middle East
To 1 lustrate" he mentioned
a CBS broadcast "ditinal alleging
that Chase Manhattan "has bowed
to an Arab boycott bv refusing
to onen an office in Israel."
AT THE same time, the news
paper Newsday reported today
that Chase Manhattan faces boy
cott proceedings by the Arab
11-75
League
Rockefeller said [0 h stlte
ment that "Th heart the mat
ter ki that we ire oarrying
normal hu mess oaeraf.ons in the
Middle East a- wn#n
fundamental and far reaching pe
litu-a: i-sucs are at stake Con
scsamttly. it is quite understand
ble 'ha: all concerned shou
saekina to achieve maximun ad
vantaee f .,fa
Levitt
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16Women'i
Hadassah Shalom Study Group
labor Zionist Alliance Regular Meeting
Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary Regular f
Meet,
19
20
oM," ''let:
Temple Lmanu-EI Sisterhood Regular Met
Jewish War Veterans Board Meeting
B'nai B nth Lodge No. 2474 Regular Meetine
7Pioneer Women Golda Meir Donor Luncheon
liadassah Groups Regular Meetings
.National Council of Jewish Women
Ukeechobee Chapter
ORT Evening Chapter Board Meeting
Hadaaaah Myrtle Wreath Awards
Labor Zionist Alliance
21Temple Isiael Sisterhood Regular Meeting
Hadassah Shalom Group Membership Meeting
Joint Board Meeting Women's American
ORT 5 Chapters
22B'nai Brith Women No. 1496 Board Meeting
Congregation Anshei Shalom Regular Meeting
American Jewish Congress Regular Meeting
B'nai Brith Lodge No. 1146 Board Meeting
B'nai B'nth Women No. 174 Regular Meeting
23Hadassah Chapter Book Review
ORT West Palm Beach Regular Meeting
Temple Beth Shalom Sisterhood Board Meeting
American Jewish Committee Annual Dinner M
24Pioneer Women Golda Meir Board Meeting
Hadassah Shalom Group Book Review
27Labor Zionist Alliance
Temple Israel Young Adults
28ORT Palm Beach Honor Roll Luncheon
ORT North Palm Beach Regular Meeting
Jewish Community Day School Board Meeting
30FEDERATION BOARD MEETING
:ni{
Hadasmh Presenting 2nd Annud\
Myrtle Wreath Awards April 111
The Pa'in Beach County Chap-
ter o! Haiiaiwah will present it*
second annual Myrtle Wmath
Vtll.LiAM HOLLAND
h I i th.*. paojlB who
the most tor tlw com-
Sai u lay, April 19. at
In S nter Hall at Tern-
El. Wool Halm bnth,
T>* yea HuJaasah will ho*.
or the H,n P,., ,; r^*,
David. Newman.
M Holland and Dr.
''. Iton New life
i Hadawah Aseo-
ciaUi u,| tu, ^ honoml.
In rtle Wreath
Award* were oven to Mai
ley Brenner. Father Phia)]
kins. Riviera Chief of
Boone DaruVn. Kep.
Haze.ton and i;ie^or>
in Isiae'. iladassah's I
lie in the Oakii u: healtki
turn ,'in.l lehabilitatiot
Women's InteiiutHinal
OrvanLuition hal luilt nd(
tains a magnl.'kent
wheie cm': facet of
meli(-iM. is ;
Ji-rij>aleiii. in Kin Karem|
availal>> to ail. both Ij:i
Arabs, Who need iU serU
Next October, Hadisnttj|
inal lHxs;>ital at Moaat
will t- re Ui .itisi a$il
itadon Center.
Mis. layraii Rapajwtl
.lent o: the l:'.v. Beacnf
c baptoi of Ha i..s*ah,i
that saating i- Ihnital "
Ha.I. Parsons ilesiriaf *
infainuttioii shouhl w"ts<|
William Dreier, chau
Mrs. WilUani Liebeirt
n diiutin< il-.aiimaa
White Elephanl^{
The Sisterhood of-
Adath Yeshurun "i'1
WhW Ki*rntl8lii
era! meetinij next Wfdt
a oo p.m. Ooesti r"
bring a wrappsd ",
austioned off alon
ether merehandi*
will be served
To the many supporters who worked
m* during my succesful camp.in" /"r^
t >nmissioner. Group E.. 1 wish to exP*
my simere appreciation.
CAROL 4. R0&
PB-
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jay, April 11, 1975
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
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Hadassah
|Palm Beach Chapter of Hadas-
will present Watson B. Dun-
III. in a review of the novel,
Remember to Forget" by
tin lien Amotz Thursday. April
[al 1 DJIL in the West Palm
Lch Public Library.
Jr. Duncan, chairman of En-
|h. Si>eech and Drama at
hi Beach Junior College, re-
e I bis academic degrees at
University of South Carolina
the University of Birming-
in England. He also studied
the Shakespeare Institute at
Bi:'nrd-on-Avon and is recog-
B leading Shakespearean
Ear.
addition to his literary ac-
lii-s as lecturer and book re-
yeT, Mr. Duncan has authored
... short stories and literary
cles. The public is invited to
'* ft ft
he Z'Hava Group will hold
| general meeting Thursday,
17, at 10 a.m. in the Gold-
| Likes Village Auditorium.
Hilda Ruby of Royal Palm
^ge. an active worker in
issah and Federation, will
ss the recently formed
i.
Open-Membership Tea will
tld Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.
69 Lake Fraces Drive, Gold-
Lakes Village. Mrs. Ethel
f, president of the group,
present "The Scope of
issah." For information, con-
Marv Zins.
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k\el Group will meet at 12:30
I Thursday. April 17. for the
ion of officers at Congrega-
lAnshei Sholom on Haverhill
3 Century Village.
Yiivcl Study Group con-
ks its sessions at 10 a.m.
lay, April 24, at the home
,-l>il Senecoff, Chatham G-
ft ft ft
Mom Group's Study Group
Ir.eet Wednesday to continue
ussion series with "David
purion and Golda Meir."
{Information, contact Dor-
11 vberman, chairwoman.
Ming recital by soprano
fr Glickman, accompanied
lUa Epstein, pianist and
Feinman, violinist, will be
Thursday, April 17, at 8:30
it the Flagler Museum. Pro-
from the cultural event
: to the Medical Hospital
bad. Tickets are available
fe Century Village box of-
Shalom membership meet-
Iwill take place Monday,
21, at 1 p.m. at the Sal-
Army Citadel, 2122 Palm
I.akes Blvd. The program
feature a speaker from the
Beach Chapter; refresh-
TAPES
CARTONS
HANGERS
POLYETHYLENE
BUSINESS FORMS
TAGS LABELS
BAGS-BOXES
WIPES
ments will te served at 12:30
p.m.
Temple Beth El Sisterhood
Temple Beth El Sisterhood will
conclude a successful year of pro-
gramming for the 1975 season
with a danee exhibition by fea-
tured performers of the "Fred
Astaire World of Dance" at its
last meeting Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.
in Senter Hall, at Temple Beth
El, 2815 N. Flagler Dr.. West
Palm Beach.
Mrs. Shirley Grangard. cultur-
al vice president, announces that
the professional dance team of
Phillip Novltka and Sandi Lace-
field, dance director and super-
visor of the Riviera Beach studio,
will present a program of modern
jazz and ballet. Refreshments will
be served.
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Women's American
ORT
The Palm Beach Coordinating
Committee of Women's American
CRT announces the "Mother to
Another" luncheon, under the
chairwomanship of Mrs. Marvin
Zeldman, will be held Monday at
12:30 p.m. at the Flame Restau-
rant. U.S. No. 1 and Yacht Club
Dr., North Palm Beach. Mrs. Paul
Allen is in charge of reservations.
lr -Cr &
North Palm Chapter will hold
its Mixed Doubles Tennis Tourna-
ment at the Indoor Tennis Club
of the Palm Beaches Saturday
and Sunday. Trophies, refresh-
ments and baby sitter service will
be available. The draw is limited
to 32 teams.
Proceeds from the event will
go to building ORT Schools all
over the world. For information
and reservations, call the club
or Nancy Ellis, School Building
chairwoman.
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The West Palm Beach Chap-
ter will meet at the Salvation
Army Citadel Wednesday, April
23. at 1:00 p.m. Guest speaker
will be Klaus Geyer of the Palm
Beach County Cooperation Exten-
sion Service, Department cf Ag-
riculture, (a branch of the Uni-
versity of Florida) whose sub-
ject will be the cultivation of
house plants, urban horticulture,
etc. A question and answer peri-
od will follow.
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American-Israeli
Lighthouse, Inc.
At the Arthur S. Cohen Chap-
ter, American-Israeli Lighthouse,
Inc., meeting at 1:00 p.m. in the
Hospitality Room of Century Vil-
lage, the Hon. LeRoy Stein was
to install executive officers, and
entertainment was to be furnish-
ed by Lillian Pikedoff and her
accompanist, Ida Alter.
An invitation has been extend-
edjl^U ipterested in furthering
the AIL rehabilitation program
for the blind and handicapped in
Israel.
PALM BFACH
832-0211
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Lunch and Oil llW
I OFFICE
I AMI BEACH.
Neivspuper
Deadline
Due i" the Increasing env-
oi Federation news
and community organic at inn
items, adherence to dead-
lines for tho bi-weekly Jew-
ish Floridian of Palm Beach
County |a neiwieij*
All copy from organiza-
tions and individuals must
be submitted to the Federa-
tion Office no later than 12
days l Monday) prior to pub-
lication (every other Fri-
day).
Articles of current events
and activities should be 150
words or less, typewritten,
double-spaced with pictures
cleanly and properly iden-
tified, together with the
name of the person submit-
ting the story, address,
phone number and name or
organization.
Contact Esther Sokol, Di-
rector of Community Edu-
cation for the Jewish Fed-
eration. The paper reserves
the right to edit.
Resort Hotel on Be.iutilul Lake OsCOOla
HENDERSONVULE. North Carolina 28739
McGovern
Supports
PLO
WASHINGTON (JTA)
Sen. George McGovern
said after a meeting with
Yasir Arafat that "American
policy should take into se-
r i o u s consideration the
question of recognizing the
Palestine Liberation Organ-
ization," according to a re-
port by the Palestinian news
agency WAFA.
The Beirut newspaper An Na-
har reported that the South Da-
kota Democrat who heads the
Senate Foreign Affairs Commit-
tee's subcommittee on Near
Eastern Affairs, and is currently
on a fact-finding tour in Middle
East countries, met with Arafat
for 90 minutes last Friday at
the Senator's request.
THIS MARKED the first meet-
ing between a high-ranking
American politician and the head
of the PLO, An Nahar noted.
McGovern, who was the Dem-
ocratic Party's Presidential can-
didate in 1972, was quoted as
saying that it was "imperative
for some kind of Palestinian na-
tional entity to emerge because
it is difficult to achieve stability
in the area unless the Palestin-
ians exercise an efficient poli-
tical existence."
At the meeting at PLO head-
quarters, Arafat briefed Mc-
Govern on PLO policy and
stressed the 1974 decision by the
Arab summit meeting in Rabat
recognizing the PLO as the sole
representative of the Palestinian
people, the press reports said.
OTHER sources said McGov-
ern indicated after the meeting
that he plans to draft a Middle
East peace plan which, accord-
ing to officials accompanying
him. would be based on the es-
tablishment of relations between
Israel and the Arab countries,
the guarantee of a fair and last-
ing peace by recognizing the
rights that must be accorded to
the Palestinians, the pre-1967
borders and a solution of the
problem of Jerusalem.
McGovern arrived in Beirut
last Wednesday and has visited
Egypt and Saudi Arabia. He
has also scheduled to visit Jor-
dan. Syria, Israel and Iran,' _
CRC Views On Breakdown Of
Egypt-Israel Negotiations
The Community Relations Com-
mittee ef the Jewish Federation
has released a statement offer-
ing information and facts as a
brief insight into the develop-
ments surrounding the suspen-
sions of negotiations aimed at an
interim agreement between Is-
rael and Egypt.
The CRC is planning a series
of meetings with local congres-
sional and public officials to ac-
curately interpret Israel's poi
tion and the community's con-
tinued support of Israel.
The statement points out that:
1) Israel's only concern was
and is the creation of a stable
situation which will insure her
security from attack by Arab
countries.
2) Israel was prepared to make
major territorial concessions, in-
cluding the Gidi and Mitla pass-
es in the Sinai, and return of the
Abu Rodeis oil fields in exchange
for necessary Egyptian guaran-
tees of non-belligerency.
3) Egypt refused realistic of-
fers of peace, rejected additional
Israeli withdrawals, and made no
concessions on a guarantee to Is-
rael of freedom from attack.
4) Israel found insufficient
third-nartv offers of help in keep-
ing the ocace. although the U.N.
and the United States' efforts in
this regard are most welcome.
U.S. support of Israel, the untir-
ing peacemaking efforts of Hen-
ry Kissinger, the American Sec-
retary of State, the President and
the Congress, including a 3
month continuation of U.N. forc-
es insuring the cease fire, and
opening of the Suez Canal, are
deeply appreciated.
Letters to the President, Sec-
retary of State and the Foreign
Affairs Committees of the House
and Senate have been sent.
President Ford:
Help Save
Syrian Jews
President Gerald Ford
The White House
Washington. D.C. 2esee
We, the undersigned, view with concern the growing crisis facing
Jews in Syria. The 4.500 members of Syria's Jewish community
have too long been subject to arbitrary arrests, imprisonment
and torture.
Restriction of movement, constant police surveillance, severe
economic restrictions, special identification cards marked with
the word "Jew", denial of the right to higher education and the
right to practice their chosen professions, are only some of the
indignities inflicted upon these unfortunate people.
Therefore, we call upon you. President Ford, to intervene
personally, using the power and prestige of your office to urge the
President of Syria to:
1. Cms* the persecution of the Jewish citizens of Syria
and to Insure the* human rlfMs and dignity;
2. Request the Syrian Government to permit the emigration
of Syrian Jews
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County_
.Friday, April 11 ||
ReassessmentFor YUiom?
In the light of the failure of Dr. Kissingers Middle
Eastern mission, the statement he has made at a press
conference and references to the so-called light at the
end of the tunnel, the time has come for a reassessment
on the part of the Jewish community in tune with de-
veloping events.
It is shortsighted and of no value to detach Israel
from the rest of the world. The situation in the Middle
East is part of global developments in Vietnam.
Cambodia, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Ethiopia
and the oil cartel.
Kissinger's statement that South Vietnam requires
a program of three-year support is vapid in the face of
a similar reassessment going on vis-a-vis Israel and the
Middle East.
It ignores domestic considerations and a distaste
for an unpopular war. However, Kissinger does not of-
fer an even-handed three-year program of support for
Israel. He confesses: "We are committed to Israel's sur-
vival."
But survival needs definition, and the nature of
that definition can best come from Israel.
We Have to Look Forward
Kissinger also referred to the dangers of "radicali-
zation" in the Middle East without specifying their na-
ture. Did he have in mind the assassination of King
Faisal, or did he have in mind what Edmund Stillman.
director of the Hudson Institute, said in his Op-Ed
article of the New York Times on Mar. 26: "Trouble is
bound to come in the region within the next ten years.
Political take-overs ana palace revolutions by imported
mercenaries and 'craftsmen-slaves' is one of the oldest
themes of Middle Eastern history."
Obviously, far-sighted statesmen have to look for-
ward. But not with blindness. The view has to be total.
Even Kissinger had to admit events elsewhere in
the world had their effect on the failed attempt at un-
tying the Middle East tangle. Perhaps then, it would be
best, aa so many rnori :s are now saying, for the
peace negotiations to take place in Geneva.
There, under global spotlight, the world will be
.ble to see what is going on. No executive sen
nere, or if there is a behind-the-scenes dealing, it will
have to come to light in the public debate.
The Soviet Union, not immune to world pressure,
and just as aware of developments in the Middle East
potentially inimical to its interests, will have half the
responsibility. It will not be able to take pot shots, as it
has been doing, when it had no responsibility.
A Mutuality of Respect
The return of the Orthodox branch of Judaism to
the Synagogue Council of America is welcome after
so long a disaffection.
But the return carries with it the Orthodox
branch's stipulation that it still does not recognize the
legitimacy of either the Conservative or Reform*
branches.
Under these circumstances, it may be hard to see
what the Orthodox move means in terms of healing the
breach among the various religious affiliations of Amer-
ican Jewry.
For one thing, the return itself at least heals the
schism on the surface, and that is a good thing.
For another, it affords an opportunity for those in
the Orthodox branch who may be more moderate on
this question to engage in active dialogue with members
of the Conservative and Reform movements.
The issue here is not to challenge Orthodoxy to
argue that the return is meaningless if it is not accom-
panied by statements of accreditation to the others.
Rather, the issue is that perhaps a beginning has
been made toward a mutuality of respect in the name
of total Judaism.
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Volume 1 Numberl
Friday, April 11. 1975 30 NISAN 5735
"SUPPOSE ihej !* a *ar
and nobody attend) J bit-
ter sentinu-ntalisni from ttjejiark
est davs of Our Vietnam a.
Everywhere, it evoked philo
sophical sm:
It epitomized ihe secret dream*
of men who dared to believe that
thev can control their own des-
tmv without leaving it to the
elfish heart- and mindi of the
political hack- and ihysten they
periodically elect to office
I CAN think of no more apt
time to resurrect tail dream than
now
Suppose they ie1 the -tage for
another Geneva conference, a*
surely is occurring behind the
drawn curtain of international
duplicity at thi- very moment,
and I-
On it- face, 11 But what is the compulsion to go
to Ch
who BESIDES the fat-cati
. will be
played al Genet i and who are
the predestined winners at Gene-
va, conceive of Geneva as the
only alternative to the current
Slide 'ion-
No one BXCep. the United
States And Israel, of i i ire. bul
Israel ia by no one's definition
a fat aider the ei
t: >n-
The L'niti d SI itei a Mild have
preferred to avoid Geneva
of the
-
t the d
\- i oi: t Gei
"i the
ill
...
'
m at the hand
...

that ii
'
K
of the
rim Tin ,enp.
I
,ul1 inf!uen?e
in thi
x own inte
to keep is*
they can avoid execution th.-re
of u brandor whether
,he linallj
the whole campaign, will 2
to the executi
thej ir doin| in Sontt
The only \ay for Israel to out-
wit her obvio leneva
is bv limpl) refusing to attend
in ,h' be avoided
the lethal posi .' the Kii
singer formula by simplv saving
"no" to it
WHAT IT comes down to is
the reaction of the l/nited Si
Take Gerald Ford, that incalcul-
ably valuable IJA and Israel
Bond performer of two years ago.
He has already let us know in
no uncertain terms that his pa-
tience ii running short with the
''intransigent Israelis.
And where did he get his im-
patience from" Well Nl
newsman Richard Valeriani un-
wittingly let the Cat out of the
bag following Dr Kissiager'i
pres< eoni
partment. last weak
Opined Valeriani One would
think that the problems still out-
standing between brad and the
A** \rr, rf.fu?e. the
J *e Palestine Uber.t.on
'" in the drive toward
*MI*ili itill another Ajab
Mindlin
state, the status o( Jerusalem-
all these are easily" capable of
reconciliation given the will to
reconcile them.
BIT. CONCLUDED Valeriani.
the Israelis were "stubborn"
Over a few kilometers of Sinai
sand, meaning whether they with-
from (iidi and Mitla accord-
ing to Plan A rather than Plan
B. the Israelis sank Dr. Kissin-
ger's effort, and hence all hopes
for peace in the Middle Bast
based on moderation.
In Valeriani's view. then, the
Kissinger mis-ion failed because
dictate her boundary |2f
because of Egypt^C^
avow TJeTlisereffcj
. But VtJ'r>i wa, on
singer plane returning t*L\
Middle East, and on fj^'
Wr flight Kis-.nger ratal,
"S^- arrdi" to orivli
well founded reMrts ,iZ.
raeli "intransigence- andi '
lence- (The "few ^
eters theme, which ex'c
the -lousy," Valeriani T
upon ui his post news coofa
analysis, bears the Kisi
thumprint from the diytu
diately following the Yonm
pur,Wr.- "* Egyptian J
raeh officers were locked?
gotiations in a tent at Km |
and Kissinger was critical ]
rael's slow pace.)
SO THAT it wn
saying what he said after tbel
singer press conference it 1
Valeriani sayim; what Kisn
said on the pUne back fronj
salem.
CaatUnoed on Page 5
.^
' As...
Max Lerner i
Sees It
R^ MAI I KKNER
"Midicatc
a ratarjf of
Evans Hughes
ice John H-
would
I event as
and then go
apt
- retary of
K :er did in talk-
p mdfaVta on his
pl-ni failed Middle East
in briefing
leaders.
Ml hi I INED the) nature of a
M hen both sides.
iwi of its own
produce consequences
both It may go
>r honors
m aning
Spengier and Kant
Uetteniich who
il h> first book.
m be of small solace
- or the Egyp-
be told bv the man each
I- on that in
Inwaof their nature
'h Ik- destroyed.
TIIKRK IS aa element which
the tragedy seem even
more fateful Kissinger refuses
publicly to nttaa the blame for
'ilure of diplomacy, but he
has said m dosed session that
the Israelis should have been
more flexible.
Val he adds that Prime Min-
Ister Yitzhak Rabin couldn't have
conceded more without suffering
the downfall of his government.
The Israeli peoDle were edgy.
and the opposition parties were
waiting for a sign of weakness.
Yet President Anwar Sadat
also showed himself inflexible,
perhaps for similar reasons.
TIE ISRAELIS refused to
withdraw the last four or fire
miles from the Mitla Pass in the
Sinai Desert without a clear Ms.
meal of Egypt* "nonbelliger-
ency"
But it wit Sadat who stopped
hort of msking the statement
The heat was on him from the
PLO and 'he more militant Arab
states. He may well have feared
an assassination fate such as
< ivight up later with King Faisal
ol *audi Arabia or else a life-
revolutionary military coup.
Whlto Ki.singer has no real
substantive reason, he may have
a tactical reason for seeming to
"it the blame toward Isra.
et credit with Sadat and the
Arabs, which he will sorely 1
at Geneva.
HE HAD another UrtitilJ
jective to point to the lad|
congressional support as a I
in the larg.-r collapse
American polu\ This was al
ter hour for him He usedtj
a call to a more unified Aa
"national purpo-.- rh ai
ly implied rebuke to the
isolationist trend of the
Congress.
We need to io bevoall
ironic gaietv of the funeiij
marks which Kissingeri
ponents are reading ostr,
There are some real ch
to be made on his Victual
cy.
WHY WORRY (M
questioner asked 1 about a I
munist takeover in Saigosa]
have resolved difference!
most other Communist
through detente'
Kissinger fumbled
answer But of course, thei
tion is not about Comanaaj
pansion. which has been
erable. but about the m
and credibilitv of American
mitments. wherever.
It is on this score that l
ger uses his best Pbrif"
there can be no selectiwl
ability" for the United sa
A RUNAWAY ContTfJ
taking over American
Vietnam aid. might tikjj
again on Kissingers cesna
pledge for Israel's sarnWj
We must move *> p
preoccupation with Yi
the i^l strugglej>**"
difficult Oaaesa C^3L
the question of renew
Israel to help lt
weft as its military
Kissinger says thstj^
about a
the American w~
dle East U ^ ^TtaTrf-1
iter bis ret*"'
ing behavior, whs*J^,]
tion could he hs "J^
calls John Poste P"M^,
threat to the French.
I'nited States *
make an "agoniung
If it happens.^
pew nurooae ds"
then the M.ddle Eafl""
take on a third acw ,,
not only the ^"*T|1
who wlU be "W>253
of their nature W
destruction, but Anaw


The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 5
iuth County Events
Pictured at the March 20 meeting of the
Friendly Visitors, which is under the co-
chairmanship of Mary Broadman and
Esther Levy, are a number of the volun-
teers who participate in the program.
Visits have been made to many Jewish
hospital patients during the past three
years, and plans are being formulated to
expand the programs to include the Jew-
ish nursing home residents of Palm Beach
County.
zd at the first Sharing-Caring Brunch held in the
laton area are (from left) Mrs. Betty Stone, chair-
of the brunch; Robert Kessler, assistant direc-
the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County;
fctte Gilbert, Federation president; and Mrs. Val
nan of Miami, Regional Chairwoman of the Na-
,'JA Women's Division who was the guest speaker.
va Raton Women Mold Arras
irst Sharing-Caring Brunch
fading efforts to or-
w omen's division in
Raton area at its first
Baring Brunch were
It Stone, chairwoman;
| assistant direc-
leratkMI Mid Mrs. Bette
ft leration president.
L SiH ennui of Miami,
Irhairwoman of the Na-
!.\ Women's Division,
speaker at tle March
of the active parti-
over 50 women who
.Mlberman stress the
i da of Israel at the
lei Mar, followup tnect-
| i. in.; scheduled under
I tlie Jewish Fed-
Palm Beach County.
Illicit and Mrs. Kessler
the Palm Beach Fed-
Bel vices as a guide for
County area commu-
trganlze their effort*
Inate resources to meet
the present and future local
and overseas needs, as part of
the current CJA-IEF Campaign.
Serving on the Brunch Com-
mittee were the Mesdames Sam-
uel Melton, Jerome Meier, Her-
man Herst, Jr., Nathan Saltzer,
Samuel Fraiberh, Gernerd Co-
hen. Alfred Bogus, Philip Zin-
man, Richard Samuels, Abe
Shankerman and Leo Dana.
Training Stssions Set
For The 'Mitzvot Doers'
Ten volunteers have already
signed up for the special work
with Jewish patients at the
Boca Latin Community Hospi-
tal. Arrangements are now be-
ing made for a short series of
training sesions at the hospital.
More volunteers are needed to
cover all needs. Please call Bill
Davis or Mrs. Charles Kugel at
the Temple Beth Kl of Boca Ra-
ton office as soon as possible
so you can be included in the
first class.
ord Sent Sharp
iLEM(JTA) Israeli
reported here that
Ford sent a sharp let-
tmuT Yitzhak Rabin in
[rebuked Israel for tak-
Ird a line in the nego-
Hth Egypt being con-
Secretary of State
Kissinger and warned
Is would hold Israel
|e for failure of the
would have to recon-
lations with Israel.
acknowledged that he
red a letter from Ford
W to divulge its con-
c basis of the "special
lp" between the U.S.
fER, Rabin insisted at
conference here that
^s of the letter by the
lia were exaggerated
ted.
g to Israeli news-
rd's note, received dur-
irs of marathon delib-
the Cabinet, shocked
cd the ministers.
fspapers alleged that
(ential note was dls-
Jerusalem at the spe-
tst of Kissinger after
reported to Ford on
Ine taken by President
Pat at Aswan.
admitted that he had
Ithe President's note,
M of it apparently was
^an he had anticipated,
newspapers claimed.
I1TE House has refus-
rm or deny the report
that Rabin was strongly urged
by the White House to show more
flexibility in dealing with the ap-
proach to the second-stage ne<
gotiating effort.
A White House spokesman
said that "we don't normally dis-
cuss diplomatic exchanges."
Industrial
Output
On Rise
NEW YORK (JTA) Avra-
ham Shavit. president-elect of
the Israel Manufacturers Asso-
ciation, said here that Israel's
industrial output in 1974 was
15 percent more than in 1973
and reached a tctal value of
$1,250 billion.
He spoke at a press coher-
ence sponsored by the American
Jewish Committee. Shavit said
it was a distortion of the condi-
tion of Israel's economy to de-
scribe it as facing an "economic
collapse." This evaluation "is
not true," h added, but admit-
ted that Israel was facing eco-
nomic problems.
HOWEVER, he said, these dif-
ficulties are shared by all the
industrialized countries, citing
the impact of inflation and
shortages of raw materials as
the major problems of Israel and
other industrialized nations.
Shavit, who arrived here for a
three-week speaking tour for the
Israel Bond Organization, said
Israel's economy was further
burdened by a costly defense
budget, which consumes 40 per-
cent of Israel's GNP. and by the
need to absorb immigrants.
He said outlays for defense
and immigration were inflation-
ary, adding that "these expendi-
tures are like pouring fuel" on
Israel's inflation.
SHAVIT, who is managing di-
rector of Shavit Oven, the larg-
est plant of its kind in Lsrael,
warned that the recently inten-
sified economic warfare by the
Arabs was "a threat to the
whole industrial world" and not
only to Israel.
He said petro-dollars and oil
were "sophisticated weapons in
the hands of not very sophisti-
cated people," the Arabs. He
warned there was a danger that
the economies of all industrial-
affected.
Friendly Visitors Expand Program
To Include Nursing Home Residents
Mary Broadman and Esther
Levy, cochairwomen of the
Friendly Visitors, report that
Jewish Federation Women's Di-
vision volunteers have visited
over 3,600 Jewish patients in the
five Palm Beach community hos-
pitals since the group's inception
in 1972.
At a meeting held March 20,
several of the many warm mes-
sages of gratitude and apprecia-
tion from patients and families
were read.
I. Edward Adler. Federation
consultant, commended the group
for the "special dimension" they
have added to Federation by
their three years of rewarding
work. "You have gained a spe-
cial satisfaction through your
service to the community," he
said.
Mrs. Broadman responded, "We
are friends within our own group,
and we seek to broaden our
circle of friends."
Friendly Visitors has formulat-
ed plans to expand its service to
Jewish residents of the nursing
homes in the Palm Beach area,
and is seeking additional volun-
teer members.
Although the needs are grow-
ing, the group has maintained a
steady schedule of team visita-
tions.
Training programs for Friendly
Visitors' new volunteers will be
headed bv Dr. Robert K. Also-
from; Rahbi Irving B. Cohen,
Temple Israel; Rahbi Hyman
Fishman. Temple Beth El: and
Carolyn Jacobson, Jewish Family
and Childrens Service casework-
er. Interested men and women
are asked to call the F'ederation
office.
The Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County assists the Friend-
ly Visitors as a part of its pro-
gram of services for the elderly
by contributions through the
United Jewish Appeal.
Envoy Denies His
Meddling Words
JERUSALEM (JTA) Daniel Nestor, the economic
and commercial attache at the United States Consulate in
East Jerusalem, denied to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency
that he had made remarks disparaging to Israel at a recent
meeting with West Bank Arab businessmen in Ramallah.
According to press reports here, Neston said at a Ra-
mallah Chamber of Commerce meeting that the West Bank,
ers soon will not need Israeli permits to conduct business
"because Israel will have nothing to say in these matters."
NESTOR ALSO allegedly advised the Arab merchants
to do business directly with American firms rather than
through Israeli or Jordanian firms and suggested that they
open their own office in the U.S. to encourage American
investments on the West Bank.
Nestor told the JTA that he had said nothing of a
political nature to the Ramallah Chamber of Commerce
LEO MINDLIN
What If Israel Shunned Talks at Geneva?
Continued on Page 13
Ditto far GeraM Ford, that wit;
that savant, whose impatience
also is Kissinger's.
Add to this Nelson Rockefel-
ler, interviewed on Air Force
Two on his return flight from the
Faisal funeral and the Vice
President's talks with Anwar
Sadat.
The Arabs, he was surprised to
discover, were not as pessimistic
as he expected despite those
nasty old Israelis. They were still
hopeful, the petrobillionaire
would have us know in a message
from his fellow-petrobillicnaires.
THEN TO return to the origi-
nal thesis: Suppose they gave
Geneva, and Israel didn't attend?
After all, the Ford-Kissinger
impatience with an "intransi-
gent" and "stubborn" Israel is all
the scenario the Russians and
Arabs need to be stubborn and
intransigent in equal and oppo-
site directions. Why should Is-
rael attend?
Would the United States join
the Soviets, the only bargainer
that really counts, in punishing:
Israel? That depends upon what
one means by punishment.
Even given the growing sense
of isolationism seizing the
American Congress, and particu-
larly with respect to Israel the
palpable development of anti-Is-
rael feeling based on the real-
politik of oil and expressed in
classical anti-Semitic terms, I can
not conceive of a cut-off imposed
on Israel in the same way thai
the Congress is imposing a cut-
off on Southeast Asia.
MOST PEOPLE mav not under-
stand the subtle distinction be-
tween Maoism and Muscovite
Communism, but they know as a
practical matter that what is at
stake in the Middle East is the
ascendancy of the latter, not the
former.
(That is why we are abandon-
ing Southeast Asia, which is fall-
ing victim to the formerthe Ma-
oists. Not only do we not popu-
larly understand that each is
oquUy dangerous, but in fact the
legacy of the Nixon years is that
we have come to regard the Ma-
oists as the latter-day Noble Sav
age undeserving of the reserve
between ourselves and the Muv
covitos. In fact, detente with th
Maoists ia part of what the Ford
administration sees as unfinished
business to which he must get
down quickly if only those
damned Israelis would do just
exactly what Kissinger tells them
to.)
Furthermore, a diminished and
mortally-threatened Israel would
be a greater danger to Europe
than any single semen inwardly-
turned European nation, includ-
ing the elegant French, can pos-
sibly imagine at this time.
AND ALTHOUGH some Euro-
peans may prefer to see the U.S.
out of Europe, it is a matter of
American security that at least
some U.S. presence in Europe
NOT be killed. Israel is a major
factor in this regard.
There is, of course, always the
tax-exempt status of UJA against
which the Congress can turn, but
that kind of blackmail would,
work in too nrniv non-Jewish di-
rection* as well, and could hard-
ly et off the ground short of the
emergence of a frank, selective
political American anti-Semitism.
In sum. for America to join
Russia in punishing Israel under
any circumstances would be for
America to punish America, as
well, although that viewpoint may
not be eminently clear in the be-
fogged American congressional
consciousness yet.
Hence. Israel might well con-
ceive of ignoring Geneva. The
Romans mav have already staked
out the arena, and may indeed
have their well-oiled lions at the
ready, but at least for the mo-
ment the necessity for Israel to
submit to being eaten is less ur-
gent than we may think.


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(Pr*-SrtixilS, 4. B)
K-Ton Tonim ("Little Of*
means tun and friends ia a --
cure, comfortable eawironment
Here, children play together,
make new Mends, experience
the fay of creative expression
lid the pride in "doing, it niy-
self.-"
Young campers learn to man-
ace their bo.li.-v creativel)
varietj of planned experiences
which encourage the growth of
ese-hand and eye-fool coordlne-
ticm. strength, endurance e*
ibility, balance and groai and
fine motor coordination.
Nothing surpasses the pride in
achievement or Um sense ol self-
confidence gained by the de-
velopment "i new physical
skill.
Through a balance "f free
choice and whole group activ-
ities, the K-Ton Tonim exp n-
ence a ue!l rounded program
suited to his developmental
needs.
-m
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Sabras
Halutzim
(1S-14-15 Yeaxa Old)
The Halutzim"Pioneer"is a
new and exciting camping ex-
perience for 13. 14 and 15 year
olds. It's a camping experience
combined with travel and fun.
The campers will make use of
special facilities at Camp Sha-
lom with emphasis on develop-
ing camping skills and special
interests.
The program will include num-
erous field-trips, an intensified
swimming program including a
junior life saving course, instruc-
tion in various sports, camp-outs,
horseback riding and culminat-
Moil
Cmp
Applications
N-O-W!
ing with a major camping trip
at the end of each session.
Some of the places of interest
to be visited are New Orleans.
The Smoky Mountains. Six-Flags
Over Georgia. Nashville, Atlanta
and Disney World.
Don't miss this exciting ex-
perience in camping. For more
information call the Federation
office. Enrollment is limited.
LIMITED Of BUNGS IN
2ND SESSION ONLY
As of this publication date.
Assistant Director Robert
Kessler advises that enroll-
ment is now closed for the
first session of Camp Shalom
1075
There are only limited
openings for the second ses-
sion in all units.
Camp Shalom Counselors
Pending the number of vac
ncies mat may ex.st. a limited
number of applications for po
sitior* as Senior and Jun.or coun
selorj will be considered for the
1975 summer day camp program
Qual.f.cat,onj for Sen.or counse-
lorj are normally based on camp
expenence. special skills and tram
'no and complet.on of at least one
year of college. For information
and appl.cat.ons call Bob Kessler
at the Federation oH.ce 655*411
Gamp,
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Some k,dt Ungv.iWd
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hue, they loved it to
REGISTRATIONS N'OW BEING ACCEPTED
(Klrmentar> School
( hilili-M entering 1-6 grade*)
Under tht guidance of pro-
fessionally trained director, coun-
selon '!'<'. specialists, children
will make new friends, renew
camp acquaintances, and experi-
ence that Intangible spirit asso-
ciated with children's summer
ip programs.
Emphasis on camping -
and safet) iii be the centra]
training to pnn ule
each camper with a safe and
exi iting c
Daily rwim instruction at
Camp Shalom's pool will lx' un-
der the dire. t.'Ti ol | I'.oil
n Instructors. Physical edu-
cation activities will handled
by qualified staff Development
oi special Interest skills, creative
arts, evening programs and
ciai theme days increase all
campers' horizons
Kxpcrt swimming Instruction,
skill oriented athletic programs,
creative arts, dance and music,
group nature hikes, roller
skating, horseback riding, ixiwl-
Lng, are just a lew of the many
dally programs.
The Sabres will be working
toward an Involvem :it in the
warm and rich heritage of the
Jewish people. Special events
and weekly Sabbath expel ien.es
reinforce the joy of Jewish liv-
ing.
Camp Shalom Divided h
Units For Three Age Groi
Registration for the 1975 camping season is rapidlv,
and parents are urged to review the enclosed information,
the program
THE NEW .SEASON will continue to increase the >
camping activity under the leadership of the Shalom
( ommittee. The Committee works closely with the super
staff to assure all children of the finest experiences
leisure time recreation and skill development in a safe,
friendly environment.
The Federation Camp program is based at its Cut]
West Belvedere Road, one mile west of the turnpike oi
site includes a newly constructed wading pool, svii
athletic facilities, and a wonderful natural setting to
all camp programs.
THIS YEAR CAMP SHALOM will be divided isto tkntj
units:
K Ton Tonim Preschoolers 3, 4, 5 years old
Sabraj Elementary School
Halutzim 13. 14. 15 years old
Inquiries about specific units are welcome Please caDl
ler. Assistant Director of Federation, for information.
PLEASE DONT DELAY. Every unit has limited
programs are filling up quickly.
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where.
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[April 11, 1975
The Jewish Florldian of Palm Beach County
Page 7
4T Cg QUAXTKU MILTING IN ATLANTA
,ridian Columnist Receives NatfL Award
ITLANTAJewish Floridian columnist Leo Mindlin
led the Boris Smolar Award for excellence in North
can Jewish' Journalism in 1974 at special ceremonies
resentation was made at a banquet session of the
quarterly board of the Council of Jewish Federations
Welfare Funds.
ie award to Mindlin was in the category for editorials
;rsonal columns.
ices Committee focused on ex-
tending maximum momentum and
progress during the mid-season
phase of the 1975 campaigns.
On two major issues of deep
Federation concern considered by
the Community Planning Com-
mittee, the following actions
were taken: in the matter of
"Local (Resettlement of Soviet
Jews," the creation of a broad-
based national committee to in-
volve local Federation leadership
with key agencies (such as United
Hias Service, Jewish Welfare
Board, United Jewish Appeal,
Jewish Occupational Council, Na-
tional Council of Jewish Women)
was approved to coordinate serv-
ices, costs and staff, mobilize
volunteers, help in shaping com-
munity understanding; as well as
to refine the process of matching
job skills with local placements
for the newcomers, and to start
a process of "interpreting the
American and general Jewish
community to them before they
leave Europe.
IN ITS review of the "Impact
of the Recession on Jewish Corn-
giving awards in two
categories were Robert A.
editor-in-chief of the St.
Jewish Light; Gary Rosen-
assistant editor of the
ore Jewish Times; and
|W. Jacobs, international
oondent for the Buffalo
Review.
DRESSING THE banquet
here at the Fairmont Ho-
bs Dr. Robert Pipea, of
rcl University.
CJP is the association of
community organizations
aerations, Welfare Funds,
lunity Councils serving
ewish communities in the
States and Canada.
kids these communities to
ze maximum support for
IA and other overseas agen-
well as for major na-
and local services involv-
financing. planning and
king health, welfare, cul-
[educational, community re-
|e-iin-ational. community re-
all residents.
scheduling its quarterly
ngs in Atlanta, the CJF's
jthan 40 planning sessions
I geared to provide particu-
Ifor increased involvement
part of a wider number of
lunitics in CJF's actions and
rial ions.
tTICIPATING WERE more
200 representatives from
65 Jewish communities
Ighout the United States and
la. with a large contingent
(the Southern region, includ-
lollywood residents Dr. Nor-
| Atkin, a member of the
of CJFWF, and David
who serves on its Inter-
I'.e Cities Services Commit-
highlight of the meet-
as a report on the present
of community federated
ligns which, as of the end of
lary, raised almost $230 mil-
|or local, national and world-
Jewish needs A special
In.' of the Campaign Serv-
LCO MINDLIN
inn nal Sei vices," Federations
were urged to seek out fresh
funding sources, in particular
governmental, and to be open to
more intensified service needs,
new clients and to maintain an
ongoing review of their agency's
programs.
Under the auspices of the Na-
tional Endowment Fund Com-
mittee, progress in finalizing the
Jewish Federation Pooled Income
Fund for long range financing
was reported to community
ieaders.
At the meeting of the Overseas
Services Committee, Max M.
Fisher, chairman of the Jewish
Agency, Inc., and I. L. Kenen,
chairman of the American Jew-
ish Public Affairs Committee, re-
viewed recent developments in
Chess Body Eyes
Israel's Expulsion
TEL AVIV(JTA)A decision by the World Chess
Federation that would exclude Israel from considera-
tion as a possible site for the 1976 International Chess
Olympiad, has been protested by the Israel Chess Fed-
eration.
The Israeli group said it wrote to the Federation,
meeting in Holland this week, pointing out that Israel
is the only country so far to submit an offer for next
year's contest but was ruled out on the basis of the po-
litical situation in the Middle East.
"On the basis of purely chess interests we have
both the right and the resources to host the 1976 Olym-
piad. The situation in Israel is far from being a war
zone," the letter said.
Jerusalem and Washington, with
Fisher reporting that the Agen-
cy's .budget-has had to be cat
from $750 million to $500 mil-
lion; also, the establishment of
a long-range planning committee
to evaluate its operations.
CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT
for Israel remained "high,'* ac-
cording to Kenen. as well among
the general population: althoagh
the attraction of business leaden
to petrodollars and the power of
oil would continue to make it-
self felt.
The work of the Israel Task
Force of the National Jewish
Community Relations Advisory
Council in making available posi-
tion papers, polls, media features,
radio and film materials, was
recognized as highlighting the
need for the continuation of such
an emergency program to serve
communities.
Other areas covered during the
four days, inclusive of meetings
to deal with the special needs of
large, intermediate and small
cities, public relations, and Wom-
er's Communal Service, were:
A review of community ex-
periences and their response to
the draft guidelines by the CJF
Task Force on Federation-Syna-
gogue Relations was made; with
pilot liaison programs in the
area of youth services and family
counseling and the setting up of
local task forces being recom-
mended.
The Committee on Federa-
tion Planning for Jewish Educa-
tion, in its analysis of recently-
issued figures of Federation allo-
cations in the field in 1973, noted
that 93 communities reported a
nigh of $16 mil.ion in allocations
a 127 per cent increase since
1987, and a 12',i per cent in-
crease over the prior year; Uie
rate of increased allocations jkr
Jewish education running majch
higher than' for"W local purjws-
es; and that a majority of its
rubsidy funds are allocated to
day schools. Further progress in
shaping draft guidelines for Fed-
eration support of congregational
schools, was also made.
The role of fund-raising in
developing communal leaders.
plans for an international youth
leadership seminar in Israel this
summer and community experi-
ence in the use of a recent com-
mittee manual on Jewish identity
were among the agenda items at
the Committee on Leadership
Development session; capped
that evening with its traditional
dinner and services, "Shabbaton."
hosted by the Atlanta Federation
for nearly 100 delegates.
The rising number of ap-
plicants-some 600 in 1974 as
against 260 at the outset in 1971
the current status of recruit-
ment, student field placements,
standards and rising tuition
costs, in the CJFs widely ac-
claimed Federation Executive
Recruitment and Education Pro-
gram (FEREP) were the focus
of the Committee on Personnel
Services; also the development
of pension plan standards for
Federationsr
HIGHUGHTING THE Satur-
day evening board meeting pre-
ceding the award banquet were
projections from Dr. David Si-
('.orsky, professor of Philosophy,
Columbia, on "The American
Jewish CommunityIssues and
Opportunities."
MELVIN JACOBS
RICHARD McEWKN
LS. Commemorative Stamp 4
Named After Haym Salomon ^ Jacobs, McEwen i
Named By Burdines
h'CINNATT A United
commemorative stamp
|been named after Haym
Ron, Jewish merchant,
br and Revolutionary War
pier. The ten-cent stamp,
by the United State* Post-
Jrvice Mar. 25. Is pnrt of a
entitled, "Contributors to
Cause."
wding to Dr. Jacob R.
s. director of the Amer-
|Jewish Archives of the He-
I'mon College Jewish In-
|e of Religion, this is one of
lew times a Jew has been
wv>red.
[YM SALOMON was S Po-
fmmigrant, who arrived in
1ca about 1775. He was in
York only a few months
he became an impassion-
Itriot, and was twice airest-
>d imprisoned by the Brit-
*as released by the Ger-
roercenaries who served
pritish. "it is very probable
(one of the German-Jewish
Brmasters who bad accom-
panied the 'Hessians' induced
their general to free and em-
ploy him," stated Dr. Marcus.
Salomon operated underground
as an American agent encourag-
ing Hessian officers to resign
and helping French and Amer-
ican prisoners to escape. When
the British caught up with him,
he escaped to Philadelphia where
he became the financial agent
in America for the French gov-
ernment and was one of the
leading dealers in bills of ex-
change and other securities.
THE AMERICANS seeded
large sums of money to equip
their troops. Salomon's Job wns
to serve Robert Morris, the su-
perintendent of Finance, "as an
alchemist; he was to transmute
paper into gold, and this be
dsd," Dr. Marcus continued.
He advanced direct loans to
the government and gave of his
own resources to pay the sala-
ries of government officials and
army officers. Robert Morris'
diary for tne years 1781-84 re-
cords some 75 transactions be-
tween Salomon and himself,
with frequent entries, "I sent
for Haym Salomon."
After the war, Salomon was
almost penniless and died in
1785 before he could rebuild his
business. A monument stands on
Wacker Drive In Chicago, com-
memorating the services of Sal-
omon to the "beloved land of
his adoption." Gen. Washington
stands, flanked on his right by
Robert Morris, on his left by
Haym Salomon.
ON THE reverse of the Pos-
tal Service stamp bearing Salo-
mon's name is printed, "Finan-
cial Hero: Businessman and
broker Haym Salomon was re-
sponsible for raising most of the
money needed to finance the
American Revolution and later
to save the new nation from col-
lapse."
The American Jewish Ar-
chives was established in 1947 at
the Cincinnati campus of the
HUC-JIR to gather, preserve.
and make available for study
documentary material to illumi-
nate the history of American
Jws. ^_ -..-----
Melvin Jacobs, president of
Burdines, has been named chair-
man and chief executive officer
and Richard W. McEwen. Bur-
dines executive vice president,
has been named president. Fed-
erated Department Stores, Inc.
has announced.
Mr. Jacobs succeeds Thomas
C. Wasmuth, who died March
11. Mr. Wasmuth had been with
Burdines for 10 years, and had
served as chairman for the last
seven years.
Mr. Jacobs, 48. has been with
Federated for 28 years, starting
as an executive trainee at
Bloomingdales in 1947. In three
years he was made buyer, and
in 1966 became general manager
of the basement stares.
In I960, at the age of 34. Mr.
Jacobs was named merchandis-
ing vice president and in 1969,
became senior vice president
and general merchandise man-
ager. Two years later he was
promoted to executive vice presi-
dent and general merchandise
manager.
In 1972, Mr. Jacobs was trans-
ferred from Bloomingdales to
become president of Burdines.
Mr. McEwen. 94, has been
with Burdines for nine years. A
graduate of the University of
Toledo, he received his early de-
partment store training at R. H.
Macy in that city.
Prior to joining Burdines as
vice president-finance in 1986,
Mr. McEwen was treasurer of
Sibley, Lindsay. Curr at Co. de-
partment stores in Rochester.
N.Y.. where he spent much of
his professional life.
At Burdines, he was promoted
to executive -vice president of
finance and service in 1969. In
addition to being chief financial
officer, Mr. McEwen was also
responsible for operation, store
planning, construction and EDP.
Burdines has 11 stores in
Florida. It recently added a sec-
ond store in Orlando and win
soon open another store in Clear-
water.


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The Jewish Florid'.an cl Palm Beach County
^pru
3Jbe
^abbutkal flage
co-ordinated by the
Greater Mi am Rabbinical Association
co-editors
Dr Max A. [ioschitz Rabbi Barry Altman
devoted to discussion of themes and issuesrelevant to Jewish life past ^and present
<^Jnsidc ^jitcli
By Dr. Frederick l.aehman
Executive Editor
Encyclopaedia .ludaica
What is the status of Jews
in Turkey?
In 1969. says the authoritative
Encyclopj.-dia Judaica. there
were 35-40.000 Jews in Turkey,
nearly all Sephardim. of whom
30.000 lived in Istanbul. Ashken-
azim. called 'Poles" by the Turks
because of the 17th and 18th
century immigration from Po-
land, accounted for 35 per cent
of the Jews. German-speaking
Ashkenazim who arrived later
from Austria formed the elite of
the community, and the Great
Synagogue built by them became
known as the "Austrian Temple."
After the death of the last of-
ficiating Rabbi (1944). the con-
gregation went into a decline and
was in danger of complete dis-
integration.
The older generation of Senh-
ardic Jews continued to speak
Ladino. In The 1955 census. M
per cent among the Jews declar-
ed that their mother tongue was
Yahudice (Ladino) compared
with 84 per cent in 1927. but
knowledge of Ladino is decreas-
ing There are about 200 Karaite
families (1.000 people) living in
a suburb of Istanbul whose fore-
fathers settled in the city in
Byzantine times, ot recognizing
the Talmudic Rabbinnical tradi-
tion, they established their own
iXiCcl
synagogue and cemetery and are
completely separated from the
rest of the community.
The peace treaty of Lausanne
(July 24. 1923) followed by the
abolition of the caliphate, assur-
ed the minorities living in Tur-
key their personal status as pro-
vided by their religious canons.
The Turkish republic was declar-
ed a secular state, and Kemal
Ataturk, its founder, attempted
to erase all signs of the religious-
institutional influence of Islam
and also to maintain equality of
Christianity and Judaism in pub
lie life. The wearing of a "cler-
ical garb." for example, was pro
hibited For Jews the prohibition
on teaching Hebrew in schools
was a hard blow. After Ataturk's
death in 1938. many of the pro-
hibited. For Jews, the prohibition
eased, but the general attitude
toward the religious minorities
remained unchanged.
Nevertheless, says the E J,
Jews remained second-class citi-
zens in Turkey, like Greek- and
the Armenians. This was demon-
strated during World War II. as
Hitlers propaganda gained
ground and it seemed that the
Axis Powc-< were moving toward
victory. To meet wartime needs
in neutral Turkey, a capital tax
was approved (1942). and it soon
became apparent that the tax-
payer's assessment was based on
his religion and nationality. In
fact, the poorest among the non-
Muslims. especially Jewish arti-
Issues And Answers...
Oor Rabbis' Views
Hour YUldishkeit Shows
By RABBI HABOLD BICHTEB, Jew*. Cfc^UI. 1itvww4
more Jewiah than we would be wining to admit. I, i, 3!
when I thmer hT" /" S ammm and a *" tha nTto?rt
Cotty ESS* a *" ** I Browarl
upon M individuals privacy, and would have graciously taken ^
as U^re are numerous Jewish patient, where I can expect a heartier
oot^^OWeVe^ 8 Ta'mUdiC inJUnCtin to "nnd at Z
5EL h "*? reque"t your host n,akes W ">* to
2fV! T "* In,UitKe'y- I -" there was more to Tome
and so I grae.ously sat down, and strangely, he did too
The man then spewed forth: "I am angry with God!" (he spoke
_ ,Ih! ,hte5l J1ew "*' "U God would have ** in the shtetl thev
would have broken hi, window,:" In these day, ,, BiSTto^S
a Jew who h not indifferent to God, but has some feeling, for h^
pro or con. B nim
He then changed his theme and tone and spoke of now Jewish
has son was and how ,n his work he often has occasion to act as
a Jay rabbi. He went on to say how he looked forward to Passover
tTonlfseder "JeWiSh" "B WouW COme to visit and leal real bW
The conversation continued and he told me that at the delicate
age of 11. God has taken his father from him and that he
still very angry. Since then he has very rarely entered any svna-
gogue. I explained to him that he may have missed a great manv
spiritual joys and warm opportunities for friendship because he
had estranged himself. ne ;
I wonder how many of us are like my slightly-confused patient E
not only denying our closeness with Judaism, but actuallv missine
out on its many goodies because of some frozen anger o*S I
excuse. uujer
To put it in terms of the book. I mentioned. The Masks j.* I
Wear," if. time to doff our masks as Jews. "* ?
ind wage earners, were tax
rates wildly beyond their
ability to pay. Through the
spring and summer of 1943 the
continuing arrests, seizures, and
deportations were almost all of
non-Muslims, the majority of
whom were Jews. With the de
dine of German power, a law
wai passed (1944) releasing all
defaulters still detained and can
celling all amounts still unpaid
After the end of the war. the
Judaica rentes, the general situ-
ation improved In 1968 the eco-
nomic situation of Turkish Jewry
was good. There were few under-
privileged since most of the
needy had settled in Israel soon
after its establishment Minor
persecutions of Jews in Istanbul
occurred, however, through ten-
sion betwei n Turkey and Cyprus.
during the anti-Greek riots in
1955 and 1964. and during ihe
Six-Day War The Turkish gov-
ernment, having established dip-
lomats'- re'ations with Israel, tried
V" Sem-
i'i m ted by law.
dis-
guisi (I ii
How were the Danish Jews
rescued during the Holo-
caust?
For almost three and a half
years, from the da] of Denmark's
occupation by Nazi Germany on
April 9. 1940. the nearly 10.000
Danish Jews and Jewish refute
wen- not molested. The Dan--.
while collaborating with the Ger-
mans in the so-called policy of
negotiation, simultaneously i v
tended full political, social, juri-
dical, and personal protection to
the Jews and their property. The
behaviour of the Danish authori-
ties and the population was so
steadfast that the Germans did
not think it profitable to injure
the Danish Jewish population, the
Encyclopaedia Judaica states.
Things changed when Ger-
many, on Aubust 28.1943. abolish-
ed the Danish-German agree-
ment In September 1943 martial
law was declared The represen
tative of the German Raich, the
Nazi. Werner Best, advocated
using this opportunity to deport
the Jews The attache for ship-
ping affairs. F G Dukwitz. who
maintained good relations with
leading Danish Social Democrats,
informed them of the impending
danger for 'he Jewi H naming
was quickly spread by Danish
citizens, organizations and b) the
Jews themselves, and overnight
a rescue organization sprung up
t.hat helped 7.200 Jews and about
700 non Jewish relatives escape
to Sweden in less than three
weeks Danish caDtains and fish
ermen earned out this Operation
What began as a spontaneous
popular movement was developed
into an organized action by the
Danish resistance movement The
east of the transfer amounted to
about 12 million Daaitn a iwt),
of which trie Je
paid approximately fi'...
lion The rest paj provided out
of print* and publu Danish
tributions
were Sweden by the
! of the Swedish Red Cross
I in ('.Hint Bernadotte.
Upon their return from Sweden
to Denmark at 'he end of the
war most of the Jews found their
property intact, the Encyclopae-
dia Judaica says.
It may be estimated that ap-
piovima'-ly 120 people perished
because of the persecution: about
50 In Theresienstadt and a few
n other camps Close to the
same number committed suicide
or were drowned (m theirfc.
Sweden. Less than 2*1 "*
the Jewish populate ^
mark perished. 0I
Denmark. dUrin,,hfHol
wss a beacon that the j
Europe should have foMo,^
butdidnotsoth.-uu^J
came to represent the Euro,
attitude toward Jew, .^
human* love of the Z
their f.llowmen wM Srf
benevolent postscnp, mTJ1
and inhuman time
Great Jewish Personalitie
8
The Lion Of Safed, Isaac Luna
By DR. MAXWELL BERUKK
Temple Samu-EI
Safed i* the northern most
m and the highest.
top the mountain range
i. 2,700 feet above
In the century fo:!"winft the
Ml i : "i BpsBsj
t town became the seat.
taJn-haad "f the Kab-
imt |Nitcnt gro.ip
,.u.s who de\i>ted
- ti the regeneration
Jewish Oral Tradition,
nto aaotortc doc-
. hi to fathom oc-
cult Mid inten>ret Jewish
sm.
the key figures who
parson'fled tfaess tandcncJgi was
RaM i [aaac Luria. who was re-
l the founder of the
I itkaJ Kabbala.
Hii i.ief iife of only 38 years
(1534-15721 It em-rusted with
' lajWId He was dedi-
catid to the pursuit of the spirit-
ual and his students and dis-
.-> revered him as the ideal
of spirituality. They called him
Adonenu, Our Master.
ttei a." ami the Initials
ol Rabfal I>rt,.e form the word
ARI. which u the Hebrew for
Liu. Ha was thus known as
I his students
were kr. un as the "Gurei H*eri
The Young Liana," The letter
' H" was i I !.! to his name to
stand for "Ha Elohi the di-
i>iid he has since
kri..wn as Ha-Aii.
During the night of the per
secution (October 12. 1943! and
following it, le th,n sm Jew
were seized by the German*
Thev were sent to Tl
and remained there
spring of 1945 nil
CANDlEliGr!T!*G TIMI
30 NISAN 7-22
9
In the heart of Safed stands
the Ha-Ari Synagogue as a liv-
ing shrine wnere one can visunl-
)/( chela: sjrround-
^ itheung for
Prayer and engaging in mystical
n the secret* of God
Mid.len meanings.
Luna was bnrn in Jeru-
Wl in 1534. HU father. Solo-
Aahkl na/l. who had eml-
Germany, died at
a *er early age and Isaac was
to to be brought up
mcle He was a brilliant
and became a Talmudic
t) "i hi. teens. Although
groomed to engage in
' : Pier and grain
the rising trend of
' Mnaa intrigued him.
he was about 22. he
' small island in
' near Cairo. There he
I next 13 years
hB family only on Sab-
d holidays. He was en-
v of all ron.
f) KahbalisU. with par-
'" mi'hasi. on ;he Zohar
had ,hen Just recently
b*f,n published
The Zohar. as a comn
f>n the inner an.l hidden .
ing* of the Bible, has been,
scribed as a mixture of
sophlc theology. mvstical ,
chology. myth and poetry
gnostic doctrines, my*
tions. theurgic speculations
ular superstitions and mil
logical motifs d kc)\ side byk
with echoes of Neo-PUtonfcI
Aristotelian philosophic the
about the nature of the Co,
and about the relationship!
tween a transcendsnt God;
a finite world.
Long periods of seclusion i
contemplation nurtured his i
ible imagination and he
to believe that he had _
nication with Elijah, who,
numerous occasions expuumdj
him the difficult passages n|
Zohar.
He believed that in his i
his soul engage.! in d.
with the ancient Taimnc
in Heaven. His disci lei
uted to him supernatartJ
edge, the power of perfo
miracles, the ahlnl
demons, and a kriowMte d|
languages m the t.eei the I
and the angel-
In 156? L .i :e.?'iidin|l
"divirf eal tak
which hat became ceassj
Kabba Is:k- Im
he was ied by a
of disciples and colleagual
eagerly awaited his lectumj
interpretations. Among
were Solomon Alkabetz.
Caro, Moses Cordevero,
Vital. Moses Zacuto and
Hayim Luzatto.
Although Luria himself
virtually notMng save foril
poems and Sabbath h)ms|
Aramaic, most of his theafUr
Katbala was published by I
st idents as notes uken hai|
lectures and discourses.
These ideas spread thn
ewry country of the
their cosmic drama of B*
Redemption caught the
tion of the masses as ^"J
scholars. Elements of te'
rlanlc Kabbala ly be
messianic claims of
Zevi in the 17th century
behind Chassidisra. the
1st movement stemminf
Israel Ben Eliezer. Bssl
Tov, In the 18th century.
Rabbi Isaac Luria. HM
The Lionthe legendary
in Jewish tradition sad
literature, died in Safed*
He was buried-stom '
hi Joseph Caro. and B'
Talmudic luminaries of "M
century, in the cwnrtf^J
slop* below the Art Sy*eJ
facing Meron. the stinWjJ
hi Shimon Bar Yochsi.
thor of the Zohar.


^pril 11
1975
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 9
Your Rabbi Sneaks
u Sb&UJ^uiiLMui^
Armed Forces on Alert
TEL AVIV(JTA)Israeli forces have been placed
on a high alert on both the Egyptian and Syrian fronts fol-
lowing the collapse of second-stage talks with Egypt.
;,i.i Riniuiuel Eteeaberg
li,.I.- Bi-th Hholom
Lake Worth
eount-down" as we have
know it, is a new-
ion in the annals of
n.
Is a religious tradition
il- counts. But in all
uc do not count up, 1
lys 1 week, 2 weeks.
boKin with the lesser
land move the higher.
Vase arithmetically. We
kiiied to count seven
days, between Pass-
Shavout.
Scripture reading, we
beted: "You shall count
bea seven years-, even
vears. and on the fif-
shall proclaim liberty
lit the land ... it is the
tar. (Lev.)
Hinctkni in this mathe-
L-oceta underscores our
liritual approach to life.
[moves from a lower to
level, from the physical
|tIn' spiritual, from the
"We." Our millennial
In! lich tradition is
hili illustrations of the
PCODCS from Egypt
jii.s only the first
lour forefathers' deliv-
ndage, It was at
i n weeks later, when
Ived the Torah. that
p; e truly free.
b- marks their physical
ti which takes on a
Ituai dimension when
leived the covenant as
B|.k'. It was the giving
which invested then
litli pin [Ki.se. Shavout
the fulfillment of
We count up.
| Festival of Chanukah,
re increased each
ill eight are kindled
knorah. We count up
the spiritual fervor
It diminishes. We go
p t:i to new strength.
| i pei ially in our
i i id computerized
ol our major preoc-
Modern civilization i>
bat hematics] counting.
|1 is the number, the
bal formula. Our sci-
|economics, this whole
would be impossible
ficient counting; thus
per. When the com-
ks down, everything
tandstill.
ky of our age is that,
RABBI EMANl'EL EISENBERG
whi'.e we have devised wonder-
ful machines to do o ir work,
our counting, we have forgotten
in the process that man fJto
counts; that man must be ac-
counted for.
WE ARE so involved in (Mags,
in numbers, that peop.e have be-
come unimportant. The needs of
the human spirit are being
neglected. In spite of all our
mathematical calculations our
mathematical calculations, our
and the conquest of spaceas
well as the threat of total de-
struction, we have left out one
vital factor, the human element.
We have forgotten man. And
because of this miscalculation,
things just don't add up right.
In counting our dollars, posses-
sions, and achievements, there is
something missing. Numbers
have not brought us happiness
or fulfillment.
Scripture alludes to this. This
week's text reads: "And you
shall count unto you from the
morrow. ." (Lev. 23:15) ... If
life is to be orderly and organ-
ized, it must be done by count-
ing.
Mathematics is important. But
all your counting should be re-
lated to "you," that is. to man;
to the true needs of the human
I>ersonality and not to one's
ambitions and vanities.
.Man must count. We must
consider his dignity and his in-
dividual worth.
"So teach us to number our
days that we may get us a heart
of wisdom." IPs. 90).
rtnwHngKo reliable sources, MnM* toilXS are keep*
ing a close watch on troop movements behind the Syrian
and Egyptian lines.
EVEN BEFORE the negotiations broke down, Israeli
military sources had expressed serious concern over the
massive military build-ups by Egypt and Syria and the
large-scale war exercises conducted by both countries just
behind the ceasefire lines.
North Palm Chapter of Women's American ORT Presi-
dent Enid Kaufman presented Federation Executive Di-
rector Dr. Clifford R. Joscphson, guest speaker, with a
check earmarked for Palm Beach County's Center pro-
gram activities at the group's meeting March 24 at the
Holiday Inn. "ORT is concerned about all people: about
the teenager, the senior citizen. ORT wants to help make
the Center program of the future a reality of today,"
Mrs. Kaufman explained.
ECTORY OF
ORGANIZATIONS
friends of Hebrew
pity
Iraeli Lighthouse
iwuh Committee
?wish Congress
I Lodges
[Chapters
ien
reterans
/etersns
irv#408
It Alliance
pncil of Jewish Women
fien
lational organizations
1>ave active units in the
Call Federation
bs of presidents or
Ichairman.
)t Temples for infor-
i affiliate Sisterhoods
JDS.
Israel Recruiting Additional
U.S. Educated Social Workers
JEWISH FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICE
. an outstanding professional counseling agency serving the
Jewish community of Palm Beach County. Professional and
confidential help is available for ..
'Problems of the aging
'Adoption and child placement
ZShort term financial assistance
'Marital counseling
'Parent-child conflicts
'Personal problems
* Vocational counseling
Private Offices
309 Citizens Building
West Palm Beach, Fla. 33401
Telephone: 656-0667
Modarat* Ini are charged In family and Individual counieiina. to the**
who can pay. (Fees Mr* Dated on income and family Hie)
Synagogues in
Palm Beach County
REFORM
TEMPLE ISRAEL
1901 North Flagler Drive
Wtit Palm Beech, Florida 33407
833-8421
Rabbi Irving B. Cohen
Attoc. Rabbi Sheldon J. Harr
Sabbath ervice, Friday eveningi at 8:15 P.M.
TEMPLE BETH EL OF BOCA RATON
P.O. Box 568
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
391-8901
Rabbi Norman T. Mendel
Sabbath tervicei. Friday eveningi at 8:'5 P.M.
CONSERVATIVE-LIBERAL
After the recent successful
completion of a one year orienta-
tion program for qualified Amer-
Israel. recruitment for a second
course is under way.
The program is intended for
candidates who hold a Master's
degree in social work and are
planning to settle in Israel. It
will begin in Netanya. located on
the Israeli coastline next Septem-
ber, and participants will enjoy
special benefits and partial pay
during the ten month course.
Israel has hundreds of job
openings for social workers at
present. The supply of graduates
from Israeli universities doe; not
meet the need. This special
orientation program is aimed at
filling the pressing shortage.
The first four months of the
study program will be devoted to
intensive study of the Hebrew
language. Concurrent with the
Hebrew studies, lectures will be
offered on Israel's society, po-
litical maks up. cultural set up,
economy, demography and social
ican educated social workers in
services.
Participants will go on field
trips in order to get acquainted
with social services facilities.
Meetings will also be arranged
with potential employers and par-
ticipants will be offered a choice
of field placements. In the fifth
month, participants will be eased
Into the social services in the
areas.
Registration and further infor-
mation may be obtained at the
regional Israel Aliyah Centers.
In Miami contact Eliezer Kroll
at the Israel Aliyah Center, 4700
Biscayne Blvd.
TEMPLE ETERNAL LIGHT
P.O. Box 3
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
426-1600
Rabbi Benjamin Rotayn
CONSERVATIVE
ANSHEI SHOLOM
CONGREGATION
Haverhill Road
/Veil Palm Beach, Florida 33401
6832083
Rabbi Henry Jerech
TEMPLE BETH EL
2815 Norm Flagler Drive
Weit Palm Beach. Florida 33407
833-0339
Rabbi Hyman Fiahman
Sabbath lervicei, Friday eveningi
t 8:15 P.M.
Saturday morningt it 9:30 A.M.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM
315 North "A" Street
Lake Worth, Florida 33460
585-5020
Rabbi Emenuel Elienberg
Morning tervicei, Monday! *
Thurtdeyi at 8:30 A.M.
at 8:15 P.M. Saturday morning
t 9:30 A.M.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM
N.W. Avenue "G"
Belle Glade, Florida 33430
Jack Stateman, Lay Reader
Sabbath tervicei, Fridav evenigi *t
8:30 P.M.
TEMPLE EMANU-EL
180 North County toed
Palm Beach, Florida 33480
832-0004
Rabbi Max Forman
B'NAI TORAH CONGREGATION
3650 N E 4th Avenue
oca Raton, FlorirU ?3432
391-6691
Rabbi Seymour Fiiedman
Sabbath tervicei, Friday evening! at 8:15 P.M.
lit & 3rd Saturday mornigi at 9:30 A.M.
Service! held at:
lit Federal Sevingi 1 Loan Aitociation
200 Eait Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton
DELRAY HEBREW CONGREGATION
(Meet! at Methodiif Fellowihip Hall)
342 N. Swinton Ave., Delray
Ph lip Bialer. Lay Reader
For information call Mr*. Cat I Miller 278-1985


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Conducting the model Seder at the Com-
munity Pre-School are (from left) Eliza-
beth Calloway, Mr. Pariser and Phyllis
Morgan, the school's director.
Model Seder Conducted At Pre-School
A festive "happening" at the
Community Pi-School was the
-v, eoial Passover Model Seder on
F niay morning, March 21.
Reading from Haggadahs they
themselves had made the week
before in preparation for their
Si hool ami home seders, the 4-
y ar-old students followed the
n dush and Meanings, tinging the
holiday songs, and partaking ol
their own cakes and char
The hunt for the Aflkomen J.
lowed.
Volunteer parents helped set
Up the decorated tables
hined attemla:.
75 persona. Conducting ..
leas were Elizabeth I
Mr Pariser and I I I>.
rectoi
"The stafl at !'. >
i Fed-
Pn nit tee
. 1' 1 t >
with
such op t
1
Jerusalem Mum on Ford Anger
They mentioned proximity the prosped of failure was
talks'" as a possible alter- aired, the possibility of
native, noting that when "proximity talks" was' rais-
dunng the Kissinger shuttle ed
By DAVID LAND AC
JERUSALEM (JTA)
Official sources here were
careful not to react to news
of President Ford's inter-
view in Hearst newspapers
in which he blamed Israeli
intransigence for the failure
of Secretary of State Henry
A. Kissinger's latest Mideast
effort.
Privately, officials tended
to hope that Kissinger's news
conference last Wednesday
in Washington in which he
carefully avoided apportion-
ing blame represented a
more up-to-date and more
balanced U.S. official posi-
tion.
THEY NOTED that Ford
had given his interview Mar.
24, before Kissinger's press
conference and when the
President was reportedly
highly angered and upset by
the failure of the shuttle ef-
fort. They ventured to hope
privately that Washing-
ton might since then have
cooled its wrath.
Some weil placed sources
here saidagain in private
briefings that Geneva is
not necessarily the sole av-
ailable option at this stage.
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ww the first Jewish patriot I
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olutionu What is
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What Jewish commander led the I.- u.
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These and n u | .-. i
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Attention noodle kugel lovers! Here
(..Inns a little. Serve it hot.
s a
chasjej
toq
CHEESE KUGEL
1 pound medium noodles cup Ma2r
0 extra large eggs Vi cup ,..ar ,...
1 pound earton low fat L r whhs]
cottage cheese i t$p M,
1 Mirk manfanne fmelted) cup white -,
Cook noodles according to package dirertioiuS b
cheese, sugar, sugar substitute, salt md ri "^
Pour into well greased 9x 13-inch pan. Bake at 35oT'*
50 minutes or until top is browned. JUgreaj
i rtq
2 tbsps. butter
1 **K
Potatoes are a good value now. WP consU _
radio commercials and can see for ourselves on our II!
shelves. So the time seems appropriate to give you ,
a good potato sidedish. Eat 'em while they're chean Tfa]
comes our way courtesy of the Idaho Potato rom^
has a great interest in our consumption of this vegetj
CARROT-STUFFED RAKED POTATOES
4 Idaho potatoes t^ tsp. pepper
1 rup mashed cooked carrots 3 tbsps milk
2 tbsp. grated onion
l'i tsps salt
'. tsp dried dill weed
'optional)
Scrub potatoes well, dry them and prick with fork. I
425 degree oven 55 to 00 minutes, until soft ImmediM.
slice from top of each. Carefully scoop out potato viZ]
me skin Place potato in a large bowl. Add remaining |
and beat until smooth. Pile potato mixture into she
350 degree oven 25 to 30 minutes. Yield: 4 servings.
Continuing with my series of recipes for Passaver 1
to bring you another one from the cookbook of the Bu
1 iregation Sisterhood in St. Louis. Mo., entitled Tn
eration to Generation." Inquiries about the cookbooks-
be addressed to the Sisterhood at 524 Trinity Ave SU
Mo. 63130. '
MATZO KUGEL
] ma,zo 1 tsp cinnamon
4 1 tsn salt
milk h cup seedless raisin j
. cup .sugar i cup s]K,,(| jpD,M
Break matzos into small pieces: soak in cold watol
minutes and drain Beat eggs and add milk, sugar,
BS, apple slices and drained matzos Mix \
Ifhtlj buttered lift quart casserole. Set casseral
n pan of water and bake at 350 degrees for onf
or until a knife inserted comes out clean.
Here i a truly economical and different main
kosher cook It feeds five people for about |1. It doesi
to prepare, though it is easv.
BURGERS
1 cup milk
2 tbsps chopped oun|
1 beaten :-a
1 tsp water
H cuo matzo meal
oil
'HAM"
1 3 oz. package of textured
labK- protein (ham
I svored though there is
no ham in the product)
3 tbUps margarine
'; cup flour
'- t-P salt
ibis protein according to package dirertieaj
Melt margarine and mix it in the flour
salt and milk to flour and cook over medium fire Jtm
' mixture cool Add vegetable protein and oanesf
" flour mixture. Chill about 14 hours
Mil egg and water. Shape chilled mixture into
the pattii s first jnt0 e8g mixture and then into mat"'
' oil until brown on both sides. Makes 10 patties. I
served on bun.
Chicken, chicken. Even-body is always looking fori
different to do with chicken. So what've you got t
this chicken recipe on for size.
CHICKEN A LA KIEV IN CORN FLAKES CH^J
4 whole chicken breasts 4 tsp. thyme
(about 14 oss. each) 3 tbsps margarine
I stick parve margarine 3 medium eggs
1 Up freeze^ried chives 1 tbsp. water
1 Up. salt *A cup corn flake
Cut breast in half. Carefully remove skin and 1
each half of breast between waxed paper and pound
flattened very thin. Cast margarine in half and then coT
into four parts lengthwise, getting 8 small sticks "
Combine chives, sslt. thyme. Sprinkle an equal
the seasoning over each piece of flattened chicken braH
margarine stick on edge and roll tightly, foldinl *
enclose margarine and make a firm tight roll J^
skewers a*d chilL
Beat eggs and water slightly. Dip chicken rofo'"
ure. drain and roil in corn flake crumbs Arrange R
wril-greaeed baking p,n. Bake in oven for *> **]
degrees or until chicken U tender and lightly bro**-
to 8 servings.


tier's Plot to Kidnap Pope is Traced to Source in Kurzman Book
Jerusalem
|E PIUS XHl failure to protest against the Nazi
< p. rlntion of Jew* from the holy city of Rome
i, accountable to his fear of being kidnapped by
Rs and r^ the Vatican being occupied by the Ger-
and its treasures and holy relics carried off
fbis thesis is developed with strong documentary
ether corroboration in a new book by ace re-
lr turned historical-novelist. Dan Kurzman, "The
I for Rome." published by Doubleday and Co.
UK/MAN, author of the popular "Genesis 1948"
ic foundation of the State of Israel, was formerly
l-ranking roving correspondent for "The Washing-
lost." He is currently in Israel researching for his
hook, a detailed account of the Warsaw ghetto
in :.
("The Race for Rome" took Kurzman three years
fearch and write. While dialogue and description
ividly written, they are carefully credited in foot-
and addenda.
funman explained that he was anxious to avoid
riticism or allegations that he had "created" dia-
-as were levelled against him by some review
Genesis 1948," quite wrongly, he says.
aLjavid
<9W-ana
an
THE HITLER plot to kidnap the Pope is authenti-
cated by interviews Kurzman conducted with SS Gen-
eral Karl Wolff, now living quietly in Germany after
serving a 20-year prison term.
Wo'.ff recalled from his own contemporary notes
the day Hitler called him from Rome to the Nazi HQ
in September, 1943, and ordered him to prepare a plan
to occupy the Vatican and kidnap the Pope.
Wolff says today that though he obeyed the order
to plan the assault, he would never have actually car-
ried it out. Kurzman writes, too. that other top Ger-
man generals and officials serving in Italy had their
grave doubts about the wisdom of Hitler's planamong
them Ambassador Ernst von Wiezsaecker.
This, however, did not prevent the Ambassador
from pointedly hinting at the "violent reaction" that
could be expected from Hitler, both against the Jews
and against the Church, if he (the Ambassador) weqe
tc relay to Berlin the protest which the Vatican sought
. to make in October,.when the SS began rounding up
the Jews of the Roman ghetto.
KURZMAN dramatically describes how a sympa-
thetic Italian Princess. Enza Pignn'elli, told the Pope
at his dawn mass of the deportation of the Jews of
Rome, how the Pope expressed his shocked incredulity,
how he ordered his Secretary of State, Cardinal Mag-
tione, to protest to Germany, how the Cardinal met
with Ambassador Von Wiezsaecker with the thought
uppermost in both their minds being Hitler's known
desire to kidnap the Pope and occupy the Vatican
when, and if, the opportunity presented itself.
The Secretary of State expressed the Pope's protest
at the deportation, and then agreed to the envoy's
unprecedented diplomatic suggestion: that he not con-
vey the Papal protest to Berlin.
Pius" relations with the occupying Germans im-
proved thereafter, with the Pope askin;! for. and re-
ceiving, additional units of German police to guard the
Vatican.
MMMMMMM
>/,
M
Rabbi and Priest
Conduct Seminar
THE Vatican's persistent refusal to recognize the State
el, at least among American Catholics and Jews the Hai-
ti- and widens. In New York, in a broadly publicized
rector of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Msgr. James F. Rigney,
iritual leader of Temple Emanu-El. Rabbi Ronald B.
hanged pulpits to mark the beginning of a year of
c'.ween members of their faiths.
ardlv-noticed event conceived in Washington, two Cath-
ewish clergymen have gone farther and perhaps even
tively.
BBI and a Jesuit priest led a three-week seminar in ls-
year's-end for 16 Georgetown University students
. Jews, Catholics or of no faith at all.
minar, sponsored by Georgetown, a Jesuit institution,
ion with the Jewish Agency's Department of Education
e. was conducted by Rabbi A. Nathan Abrahamowitz,
gton's Tifereth Israel Congregation, and the Rev. Wil-
Fadden, S.J.
each theology at Georgetown. It included visits to Jeru-
irho, Bethlehem and the Dead Sea.
discussion at the university, six of them spoke of their
that articulated in direct, honest terms what many
rs may recognize as their own unexpressed feelings.
Bob Quinn. of Manhasset, N.Y.. a senior in business
ion. after referring to the visit as "(ne of the best
ever done educationally," observed: "It (Israel) is just
a contrast with what we're used to. A real awakening.
mitment to somethingto live even, almost. We're just
net. We don't think of things too much and they're
link of things every day."
DING to Mike Meotti. of Glastonbury. Conn, a senior
isn Service School where he is majoring in interna-
cs, the peoole of Israel have "a very determined feel-
are chings they have to do and they're going to do them.
are facing a lot of worldvopposition and violent opposi-
1 i' **t neighbors. It's a tough task but I found among
l there they seem ready to do it. and want to do it.
rent, unlike the who-givesa-damn attitude in this coun-
efreshing and dynamic feeling."
< HARI.ES. of Baldwin. N.Y.. a sophorr.jre in business
ion, put it thii way: "The main reason I wanted to go
coi.oerned member of the American Jewish community
try to guage the attitude of the people there especially
the events of the Yom Kippur War and since then and
hanged from the post-1967 euphoria that definitely was
ughout the country to the kind of somber impression I
e American press exists in Israel right now.
d the Israeli people seem to be tetaily and unquestion-
ted to preserving the State of Israel," Charles added.
called Masada complex which exists is definitely prev-
Shout the country.
T they're justified in feeling that way because every
the country seems willing to sacrifice the greatest gift
ch is life in the hope that the country will be pre-
">k also that the Israeli people are just remarkable
he fact that they live under this constant pressure and
don't show it on the outside."
Orteb, of Alexandria. Va.. a junior majoring in gov-
*rked she was "not interested in the shrines" but in
nd's archaeology and history and to see modern Israel.
ry definitely unique in the world." she said. "The whole
me a very good feeling... the spirit that larael and
me, Jerusalem, have, a city that the inhabitants really
ryone in the group really learned to love it, no mat-
the stones were to walk on.'
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Christianity, Synagogs
And the Jews Today
* *H* tkrkh&r Friday, April 11, 1975
^ ROY ECKHARDT is a Methodist clergyman
who is a friend of Jews and Israel. His book
"Your People, My People" (New York. Quadran
gle Books, $8.96. 275 pp.) is his recent attempt
to advance Jewish-Christian understanding. The
Pope and the Vatican secretariat would be well
advised to read it.
The author traces the history of Church anti
Semitism inspired by New Testament sources and
times to the post-Holocaust era.
HE STRESSES that the integrity of Chris
tianity is involved unless there is a sharp de-
viation in Christian theology and attitudes. He
appeals for Christian penitence. His chapters
"Toward Authenticity" and "Deeds." are exeel
lent springboards for true Jewish-Christian dia
logue.
He affirms that Christian anti-Zionism and
evenhandedness represent anti-Semitism in a new
form. He states that. "The serious danger in
preachments stressing Arab rights is a strengthen-
ing of those forces and interests that are bent
upon the destruction of the Jews of Israel" .
ORBIS BOOKS, of Maryknoll. New York,
have published several books that present in
teresling views.
Among these are "The Jewish Jesus," by
Robert Aron, $4 95, 183 pp.); "Rich Church-Poor
Church." by Enzo Gatti ($495. 127 pp.); "African
Bedfellows Make Strange
Politics in Modern World
| OOKING NOW in sorrow upon the fall-out
from recent explosions in the United Nation
General Assembly and UNESCO, one is hurt mosl
of all to note Americans of stature upholding
those Third World politicians who defile and
putrefy the agencies of international cooperation
Dr. Benjamin Spock, who has counseled so
often against violence, now scolds our UN Am
bassador John A. Scali for speaking out against
the tyranny of the new majority in the UN, a
majority extending an unprecedented welcome to
the Palestine Liberation Organization's leader
through-murder, Yasir Arafat.
ROGER N. BALDWIN, who at 91 is honored
for his unending battles against totalitarian fore
es. astounds his friends by declaring that the
General Assembly, having recognized the PLO,
is now closer than ever to functioning "as a uni-
versal agency for mankind."
Homer A. Jack, secretary general of the
World Conference on Religion and Peace, de
clares he is a-hamed of Ambassador Scaii and
mutters that the United States "hardly has clean
hands in this controversy."
By their rationalizations and sophisms, this
trio now offer proof of an old judgment: "The
default of the best is the worst of defaults."
Traditional Religion." by E. Bolhji Idowu ($5.95,
228 pp.); "Biblical Revelation and African Be-
liefs.' ed. by K. Dickson and Paul Ellingworth
($5.95. 191 pp.): and "African Culture." by Ayl
ward Shorter ($6.50, 225 pp.) .
"The Jewish Jesus" is a biography of Jesua
gleaned not so much frem Christian sources as
from Jewish sources and prayers which the au
thor asserts shaped the life of the man.
WHILE ONE can differ from much of the
Christian interpretation in the book, the render
ing of the Jewish liturgy and Aron's appeal for
the use and understanding of prayer is one that
should be heeded.
Idowu's book has many scholarly pages de-
fining religion and its study as well as a surfeit
of other definitions of religious terms. "African
Traditional Religion" does not discuss the many
different religious sects or faiths in the Dark
Continent but primarily the basics of religion and
some of the commonalities among the different
belief- .
.T*E ITALIAN theologian. Fnzo Gatti. takes
the Catholic Church to task for not embracing the
poor to a much greater extent. He appeals for
Christianity to elevate deeds above liturgy.
His theology is Christ-oriented, and conse-
quently his interpretations of the Bible and the
po i Jesus era are clouded by this factor.
9/
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ONE OF the stated purposes of the UN,
clearly spelled out in its charter, is "to be a
center for harmonizing the actions of nations in
the attainment of (certain) common ends"
those objectives including the achievement of
international cooperation in solving problems of
an economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian
character.
When a president of the General Assembly
for the first time in the body's history uses that
high post for political advantage, when represen-
tatives of the Arab-Asian-African bloc arbitrarily
try to legislate the State of Israel out of exis-
tence, how can Americans like Spock, Baldwin,
and Jack justify their contribution to the schem-
ing, offensive activities of the new majority?
LET DR. SPOCK and Messrs. Baldwin and
Jack consider for a moment one of the Third
World bloc's excuses for banning Israel from
UNESCO European regional membership. What t
was Israel's transgression?
Well, her renowned archeologists and engi- |
neers had been altering the historic features of j
Jerusalem. Israel's search for artifacts annoyed !
Arabs. In that instance. Israel halted the digging
in deference to the Moslems.


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