Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County


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Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Uniform Title:
Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County (Palm Beach County, Fla. : 1975)
Portion of title:
Jewish Floridian
Physical Description:
8 v. : ill. ;
Fred K. Shochet
Place of Publication:
Miami, Fla


Subjects / Keywords:
Jewish newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Palm Beach (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Palm Beach County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Palm Beach -- Palm Beach


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.
General Note:
"Combining Our voice and Federation reporter."

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University of Florida
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Friday, February 11,1977
Price 25 cents
frr Events Planned
1977 Campaign Underway
L Shulman, general chairman for the 1977
,tion Combined Jewiah Appeal-Israel Emergency
campaign announced at a recent Board of
m meeting, that the first phaae of the campaign
rfreadv resulted in over $600,000 in pledges, a 63
Cttacrease over last year at thia time.
[man noted that he was particularly encouraged
, numer of new gifts, as well as the significant
i in gifts over last year from the same con-
tra Active solicitation is now underway in all
ns of the campaign after weeks of pre-campaign
a, organization and training of workers.
art of the general campaign, the Special Gifts
t ($1,000 and over) cochaired by Dr. Richard
man and Dr. Stanley Stark, will hold a Cocktail
ion on Monday evening, Feb. 21 at the Breakers
n Beach. Twenty-year-old Rina Messinger of
Israel. Miss Universe 1976, will be the special
atrast to her experiences aa an Israeli army
I and aerodynamics student, Rina Messinger is
; Israeli to ever capture the Miss Universe title.
bom and raised in Tiveon, a small city near
"I would truly love to visit the Arab countries during
my reign, to help promote understanding," Miss
Messinger said, "but I doubt if that will be possible. I
just want to do a good job as Miss Universe. .and help
to bring peace, understanding and love to whenever I
Miss Messinger plans to return home to Israel after
her reign, and continue her studies.
The Women's Division of the Jewish Federation in
cooperation with Burdines Department Store in West
Palm Beach is planning "an unprecedented social
event" on March 9.
Jeanne Levy, president of Women's Division stated
that the event titled "The Miracle That is You "will be
the highlight of the Women's Division campaign. A
champagne reception, fashion show and buffet supper
are being planned for the event.
"This will be a unique happening in the Palm Beach
County area and we are very pleased that Burdines is
giving us the opportunity to plan this event. Our
Women's Division is working very diligently to assure
that this will be a success," Mrs. Levy said.
leration Financing
ve Director of the
atkro of Palm Beach
btal to the successful
i of the Federation is
Structure which has
I to insure financial
ptinuity, and growth.
re begins with the
i-raising campaign,
oented by a variety
methods of adding
\d by sound methods
I local budgeting.
tral Campaign
Federation in
ys, depending upon
or experience. Many
ration only in terms
|y that is provided;
them as powerful
ng establishments;
riders of service.
rescue of the rem-
nants of our people, the reset-
tlement and the rebuilding of
Israel, local systems of health,
welfare, education, culture,
community relations, services to
college youth and faculty, and
currently the bringing out of
Soviet Jewry. One cannot speak
of commitment to Jewish life
without the readiness to make
possible the programs so vital to
Jewish existence.
The primary purpose of fund-
raising it to provide money for
vital programs. This alone
justifies its importance and
significance, but Federation
fund-raising also makes possible
the essential basis for viable
communities by achieving a
number of additional significant
objectives. These are:
The Opportunity to Par-
ticipate: Federation campaigns
Srovide a major way in which
ews in the United States ex-
press a degree of community
participation, as contributors and
campaign workers.
Participating in Federation
campaigns has meaning beyond
giving and asking for money. It
expresses a desire to be part of
and to support a communal
effort; it implies an emotional
Continued on Page 1) 5-
Temple Beth ei Bookbinder Will Give
Gets New Rabbi ._ n fi
'B.C. Report'at Forum
*icans Opposed to Boycott
Rabbi Asher Bar-Zev
Barbara Weinstein, president
of Temple Beth El in West Palm
Beach, announced the appoint-
ment of Rabbi Asher Bar-Zev to
assume rabbinical respon-
sibilities at the conservative
Prior to assuming his new
position at Temple Beth El,
Rabbi Bar-Zev had been the rabbi
of Congregation B'nai Israel in
Northampton, Mass. Rabbi Bar-
Zev was bom and educated in
New York City. He waa ordained
aa a Conaervative rabbi in 1968,
and in 1973 received a Ph.D
degree in Molecular Biology.
Hyman Bookbinder,
Washington representative of the
American Jewiah Committee has
served in a number of key
government and "public-
interest" positions. As a guest
speaker on the Feb. 13, Jewiah
Federation Community Forum,
he will discuss "The Washongton
Hyman Bookbinder was
executive officer of the
President's task force on poverty
in early 1964 and then served as
assistant director of the Office of
Economic Opportunity from ita
inception in 1964 until he joined
the Committee in 1967. Hia
responsibility was that of
marshalling private resources to
assist in the War on Poverty.
From 1965 to 1967, while serving
in the OEO, he also held the post
of special assistant to Vice
President Hubert Humphrey.
As Washington representative
of the AJC he maintains liaison
between the Committee and
agencies of the government, with
foreign embassies, and with
Washington representatives of
other religious, civic and human
relations agencies. He works
closely with the National Urban
Coalition, the Leadership
Conference on Civil Rights, and
other groups concerned with
issues of human rights and equal
opportunity. He serves aa
executive secretary of the
National Advisory Panel to AJC,
a group of scholars and prac-
titioners in the
social sciences.
political and
IK- (JTA -The
Poll published thia
^majority of71-8
uis disapprove
oycott of U.S. com-
ae business with
I finda that a 44-27
fnty favor legislation
** penalties oa
' that comply with
">d 42-29 percent
law to impose a
fine or imprisonment on com-
paniee guilty of complying with
the boycott.
The poll alec found that 62
percent blame the Arab oil pro-
ducing countriaa for higher
gasoline pricee, that 60-24
percent majority do not believe
*we need Arab oil forour
gaaoUna shortage bare at home,
so we had batter find ways to get
along with the Arabs, even if that
means supporting Israel leas.
French Envoy Snubs Israel
JERUSALEM (JTA) The visit to Israel by Franco's
Minister of Commerce and Economy Michel DOrnano has
seen postponed indefinitely for political reasons, it was an-
nounced here.
Government spokesmen said Israel suggested the post-
ponement of the visit, which was scheduled for Feb. 7, because
of the charged political atmosphere between the countries
following France's release of Palestinian terrorist Abu Daoud.
No newdate for D'Ornano's visit has been set.
Bookbinder is the author of
Washington Letter, a periodic
review of major developments on
the Washington scene. He has
participated in numerous TV and
radio talk shows on public affairs
Bookinder served aa chairman
of the Government Division of
the United Jewish Appeal for the
1966, 1966 and 1967 campaigns,
and received from UJA a special
citation for distinguished service.
He is a founder of the JFK
Memorial Chapter of B'nai
B'rith, and a member of the
Workmen's Circle since 1938.
The lecture will be held at
Temple Beth El, Weet Palm
Beach, at 8:16 p.m. in Senter

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The Jewish Fbridian of Palm Beach County
FrH*y, Feb
With the
Pictured above are the new officers of the Temple Beth Sholom
Men's Club: (left to right seated) Philip P. Weiss, cor-
responding secretary; Charles H. Stuback, first vice president;
Herman Linshes, second vice president; and Louis Levine,
trustee; (standing left to right) Edward Passman, trustee;
Arthur Perlman, secretary; Milton Freedman, president;
Edwin M. Tucker, trustee; Israel Walder, trustee, and Irvin
Pattek, treasurer.
The Men's Club of Temple
Beth Sholom elected the
following officers and trustees at
their Jan. 16 meeting: Milton
Freedman, president; Charles H.
Stuback, first vice president;
Herman Linshes, second vice
president; Irvin Patteck,
treasurer; Arthur Perlman,
secretary; Phillip P. Weiss, cor-
responding secretary: Harry
Lenett, sergeant-at-arms; Ben-
jamin Jaffa, Louis Levine,
Edward Passman, Israel Walder,
Edwin M. Tucker and Joseph
Borkowski as trustees.
The next meeting will be held
on Feb. 20. The guest speaker
will be Ralph Ewers of the
Science Museum and
Planetarium of Palm Beach
County. His topic will be
"Astronomy and the Earth's
Position in the Universe."
Judy Targan, artist, will give a
talk on contemporary print-
making on Friday, Feb. 18, 6
p.m. at the Clubhouse at
Poinciana Place, Lake Worth.
The talk will be preceded by a
cocktail reception at 5 p.m.,
sponsored by the Palm Beach
East Chapter of the Brandeis
University National Women's
Committee, and is open to the
An extensive display of the
artist's work will be on exhibit
until 10 p.m. on Friday, and on
Saturday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
The next regular meeting of
the Palm Beach branch of the
National Council of Jewish
Women will be held Feb. 23, 10
a.m. at the Home of Mrs. Victor
Ratner, North Palm Beach.
Ruth Horowitz, New Jersey
State marriage and family.
counselor will discuss "The
Jewish Family in Search of
Itself." A workshop will follow
the discussion. Members and
guests are asked to bring their
own sandwiches. Coffee will be
The National Council of Jewish
Women recently sent a telegram
to President Carter applauding
his decision to pardon all draft
An Art Exhibition on Feb. 13,
3 to 6 p.m. at the Fountains guest
house in Lake Worth is planned.
All are welcome to attend.
Shalom group of Hadassah will
hold general meeting on
Monday, Feb. 21, 1 p.m. at the
Salvation Army Citadel. The
program will include a Musical
Tour oi Israel with narration.
presented by Judge Leroy Stein.
Refreshments will precede the
meeting. All are welcome.
The study group of Shalom
Hadassah began a series on
Zionism on Feb. 10. Lectures and
discussions will be led by Frances
Sperber, American Zionist
chairrr an, and Herbert Sperber.
Reservations are being taken
for the annual Pledge Hadassah
Medical Organization luncheon,
to be held on Thursday, Feb. 24,
at the Ramada Inn. The guest
speaker will be Terry Rapaport,
Florida Region fund-raiser.
Entertainment will be provided
by Ruth Hyde and her Troupe.
For information contact Gertrude
Yovel group of Hadassah will
hold its fourth annual Youth
Aliyah Luncheon at the Ramada
Inn on Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. Youth
Aliyah is the movement that
rehabilitates disadvantaged
children in Israel. For in-
formation contact Sylvia Lip-
On Feb. 17, Yovel Hadassah is
planning a gala celebration of the
sixty-fifth birthday of the Ha-
dassah Organization in conjunc-
tion with the commemoration of
the festival of Purim.
Highlights of the celebration
will include a birthday cake,
songs for both festive occasions,
hamantoshen, etc. The meeting
will be held at the Salvation
Army Building at 1 p.m.
A one-day trip is planned, for
March 3, to the Miami Sea
quarkim and Villa Viscaya. The
cost per person includes the
round-trip by air-conditioned
bus, admissions to the show and
a guided tour of Viscaya. For
information contact Gertrude
Schorr or Martha Ketzsis.
The Aliyah group of Hadassah
will hold its annual Youth Aliyah
Tea on Thursday, Feb. 17, 1 p.m.
at Temple Beth Sholom, Lake
The next regular meeting of
the Tamar group of Hadassah
will be held on Monday, Feb. 28,
12:30 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall
Community Covenant Church.
Marion Gordon will give the
story of Purim. There will also be
a show.
On March 13, the Tamar group
will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the
Green way North Rec Hall. The
program will include "The
Kanars," professional square and
Israeli dance teachers, who will
teach Israeli dances. Refresh-
ments will be served.
For reservations contact Molly
The Sisterhood of Tempi*
Israel, West Palm Beach, will
hold its annual Donor Luncheon
on Feb. 21, noon, in the Mediter-
ranean Room of the Breakers in
Palm Beach.
At that time all life members of
the Sisterhood, as well as those
who have been members of the
organization for eighteen years or
over, will be honored.
Mrs. Sam A. Manalan, pro-
gram chairman, will present a
program entitled "The Way We
Were" featuring old-fashioned
clothing to be modeled by
members. The program will also
consist of songs and dances.
Reservations can be made by
calling the Temple office.
The Arthur S. Cowan Chapter
of the American Israeli Light-
house will meet Friday, Feb. 11,1
p.m. in the Hospitality Room of
Century Village. Paula Cohen of
Greenbrier will provide the
entertainment. All are invited to
The Yiddish Culture Group of
Cresthaven Villas has planned a
program on Feb. 23 consisting of
George Artman on the piano and
Nat Strickman on the violin.
On March 2, a Purim party is
scheduled. A one-act play in Yid-
dish will be presented and Goldie
Levy and Adele Blatt will per-
form a piano duet.
Sylvan Cole, founder of the
local chapter of the American
Jewish Committee and its Insti-
tute of Human Relations, is the
Palm Beach County repre-
sentative for the Jewish His-
torical Society. Any data or
material pertaining to the early
Jewish settlers in Palm Beach
County (i.e. newspapers, maga-
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$ Youth Rep. Widetzky
Visit Young Leaders
*;A.uky, representative
1 Department of the
*l will be the
| the Young Leadership
i group of the Jewish
f of Palm Beach
fcl Sunday. Feb. 20.8
^dSgue between the
and members of
.Leadership group.
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pis; w,detzky
Literature from the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem and her
teacher's certificate from Oranim
Teachers Seminary. She was the
assistant editor of English
language Science Journals at
Weizmann Science Press, in
Jerusalem from 1966-67.
She also assisted David Ben-
Gurion, first Prime Minister of
Israel, in Keren Hanegev, the
fund-raising arm of Sde Boker
College. In 1970 she was elected
secretary-general of the World
Movement of Young Labor
Zionists, and in 1975 served as
the director of the Young
Leadership Department of
Moetzet Hapoalot Pioneer
Women (Working Women's
Division of the Histadrut).
Ms. Widetzky is presently on
the board of Brit Ivrit Olamit,
the world organization to en-
courage Hebrew speaking in
Jewish communities throughout
the world, and is a member of the
secretariat of Moetzet Hapoalot.
|CV Seeks Chairmen, Workers
to is needed for the 1977 Combined Jewish Appeal Israel
jgency Fund campaign in Century Village. There are still
r areas to be covered. The following workers are dedicating
jtime to the cause of Judaism here in Palm Beach County
liround the world:
i Bisgaier and Max B. Shapiro, cochairmen; Lou Brown
Martha Kronenberg, Andover; Mai Pitkin, Emma
nger and Ulga Prince, Cambridge; Manny Appelbaum.
rbury; Norman Axe, Chatham; Sol Margolis, Dover;
Levinson, Irving Marks and Ben Rothenberg, East-
m: Dave Welsh, Golfs Edge; Joe Klein and Joe Ram,
iibrier; BobCahn, Hastings; Jonas Meyerson, Kingswood;
Bailey, Oxford; Lou Weinstein and Morris Leader,
outh; Dan Wiener, Salisbury; Ada Columbus, Somerset:
iKelman, Stratford; Bob Ketzis, Southampton; and Sam
tin, Wellington.
nen and workers are still needed for the following areas:
I, Berkshire, Camden, Coventry, Dorchester, Kent,
npton. Norwish, Sheffield, Sussex, Waltham and
For information contact the Jewish Federation of
iBeach County.
1-95 & 45th ST., WEST PALM BEACH
formerly Chairman, Proctology Oepf.
Cherry Hill Medical Center
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
cordially invites you to attend the
on Saturday, Feb. 19
8 P.M.
At the residence of
fofert D. Rapaport, Palm Beach
We Donation: $100 includes
2^ either a 10-day trip to Israel for twe
,22Jn 'n a -silent auction" of exclusive
BT,ed bV Worth Avenue merchants and
for information contact the
Jewish Community Day School
Office: 832-8423/4
PBJC Offers
Stock Market
Palm Beach Junior College will
offer a five-week, Thursday
evening course in stock market
and investment techniques
starting Feb. 10from 7:30 to 9:30
Instructor, Morris F. Marks
Jr., of Palm Beach, will conduct a
financial roundtable, covering the
fundamental, technical and
psychological factors that affect
the stockmarket.
Information an individual
needs to formulate a judgment on
the general market or specific
issues will be presented, and a
commentary concerning in-
vesting in the Carter market will
be given.
Marks is a graduate of
Princeton University where he
majored in economics. He
received a Master of Business
Administration Degree from the
Graduate School of Business,
Harvard University, and was
formerly with Lehrman Brothers
Investment Bankers of New
Registration for the course will
be held in the east end of the
Science Building, Room SC-16,
on Thursday Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.
CRC Update
Community Relations Council
Jewish Federation of
Palm FUach County
Question: Why does Israel
reject proposals for a bi-national
Arab-Jewish state?
Answer: Israelis point out that
earlier proposals for a bi-national
state had long been rejected as
unrealistic by most neutral
observers, and that this was why
the UN Partition Plan envisioned
separate Arab and Jewish states
in Palestine. (The bulk of the
territory allocated for an Arab
state was seized by Transjordan
and Egypt in 1948.) They also
point out that there are 20 in-
dependent Arab states already in
existence most of them
Moslem by law and tradition
and that Palestinian Arabs
constitute two-thirds of the
population of Jordan and hold
key positions in its government.
The experience of European
Jewry during the Nazi era, they
add, when no Western nation was
willing to open its doors to rescue
the victims of Hitler's "final
solution," underscores the im-
portance of having one nation in
the world that is clearly and un-
equivocally a Jewish state.
"Of course we are a pluralistic
society, not homogeneous,"
former Foreign Minister Abba
Eban has stated. "There is a
Moslem population and a
Christian population. We want
Day School Director Selig
Greets Reform Educators
Dr. Sidney Selig, president of
the Jewish Educators Council of
Florida, welcomed the leaders of
the Reform Movement in Jewish
Education who assembled in
West Palm Beach.
The National Association of
Temple Educators (educators
professionally associated with
Reform Judaism) met in their
annual conference at the
Sheraton Inn in West Palm
Dr. Selig stressed the con-
tribution made by the Reform
Jewish educators to the improve-
ment of Jewish knowledge and
learning practices in the Reform
Temples throughout the United
States and Canada. He also pro-
vided some of the delegates with
a tour to places of Jewish interest
in the Palm Beaches and con-
cluded the visit with a special
welcome at the Jewish Com-
munity Day School of Palm
Beach County.
Selig explained the curriculum
of the Day School which repre-
sents a community approach to
Jewish education.
"This approach," declared
Selig, "is now being adopted by
several other Jewish com-
munities in Florida and elsewhere
as a model for a non-denomina-
tional concept of a Jewish Feder-
ation supported Jewish Com-
munity Day School.
"Children from Reform, Ortho-
dox, and Conservative Jewish
homes find satisfaction in an
educational program of ex-
cellence in general studies
coupled with a warm successful
course of learning of Jewish
identification which promotes
their own idelogy while providing
respect and sympathetic under-
standing of other Jewish and
Christian denominations."
The Jewish Community Day
School of Palm Beach was con-
gratulated by Dr. James J.
Levbarg, past president of
NATE for its "innovative" cur
riculum which synthesized its
Hebraic, Judaic and general
studies areas for "an important
contribution to the Jewish Edu-
cational field throughout the
the Arabs to keep their language,
culture and pride. We want the
Christians to keep their identity.
The basic aim of the State of
Israel is to have one independent
state which expresses the
Jewish culture, tradition and
Question: Is the U.S. risking a
big-power confrontation if Israel
and the Arabs go to war again?
Answer: As long as it remains
clear that the United States will
continue to support Israel if she
is attacked by her Arab neigh-
bors, such a confrontation is
unlikely. Indeed, clear American
support is likely to make the
Soviet Union more interested in a
peaceful solution to Mideast
problems and less inclined to egg
the Arab nations on to new
military adventures against
Since World War II there has
been ample evidence that con-
flicts are more likely to erupt
where United States commit-
ments are vague and undefined
as in Korea and the Com-
munist world may misjudge what
America's response to
provocation would be.
Wherever the United States
commitment has been firm and
unequivocal as in Berlin,
Greece, Iran, Cuba and, most
recently, the Egyptian-Syrian
attack on Israel in 1973 the
Soviet Union has been careful to
avoid direct military con-
frontation with the United
On the other hand, if a big-
power clash develops for other
reasons, and the Soviet Union
attempts to deprive Western
Europe and Japan of vital oil
supplies, Israel can be counted on
to give the United States access
to strategic locations from the
Suez Canal to the Indian Ocean.
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
A Publisher Passes
We note with sadness the passing of our colleague >
Adolph Rosenberg, publisher of the Southern Israelite o.
We will always remember Mr. Rosenberg as a dedicated I
journalist, whose career was launched with stints at the old
Atlanta Constitution and Atlanta Journal j and whc
devoted the last 37 years of his life to making his own news
paper a publication of which the community it served could
well be proud.
Mr. Rosenberg took on the duties as publisher of ar
English-Jewish newspaper when the professional rewards it
appeared to offer seemed less significant to the untrained
eye than might have been the case were he to remain with
the daily press.
But Mr. Rosenberg was a man with uncommon vision ,
and an uncommon sense of his need to serve the Jewish J
community, and this he did uncommonly well. He was a
part of that generation of Jewish journalists who saw the
English Jewish press as it began to emerge into a vital
He had a powerful sense of things Jewish, and his
journalistic aim became to share that sense with his
Not only will Atlanta miss him. The English Jewish
press in Atlanta and the Jewish community it serves will
miss him, as well.
A Yiddish Festival
A Yiddish Cultural Festival Week begins Saturday and
runs through Feb. 12. The observance is part of a week-long
showcase featuring the history of the Yiddish language,
literature, theater and music.
This is an important event.
The death of the European Jewish community in the
wake of the Nazi Holocaust seemed to spell doom for the
language that had welded together a people and their
culture for some 500 years.
In Israel in the State's formative years, Yiddish was a
language held in contempt. It was viewed as the language
of those who submitted and succumbed without struggle. It
was a language to be expunged from the consciousness of
the remainder of the Jewish people.
But the fact remains that Yiddish was and is a vital
language serving as the basis for a vital culture.
Particularly with the coming of the Haskala, Judaism's
own renaissance in Europe, there arose a vital literature and
theater documenting the diaspora and featuring such
stellar names as Ansky, Dinesen, Peretz, Aleichem, Jacob
Singer and, in our own day, the energetic and peripatetic
I. B. Singer who is now living in our community here, and
who will open the Yiddish I Cultural Festival observance
Saturday night at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Com-
munity Center.
It did not take long for Israel to see the error of its hasty
judgment. Fortunately for us, such important writers as
Mr. Singer, Itzhak Manger and Chaim Grade never did
share it. Nor have the many universities across the nation
that have come to see the vitality of the Yiddish language
and its literature and to make them a cornerstone of im-
portant study courses.
We salute Yiddish Cultural Festival Week and recom-
mend that the community take a serious part in it.
ORT on Agenda
When American ORT met in New York for its 56th
National Conference, its delegates were confronted with the
report that its roster has increased in eight years by over 30
percent, from 57,200 students in 1969 to an estimated
75,000 in 1977.
There has bean a steady growth, year by year, in the
demands made on the organization dedicated to the
education and training of Jewish youth for successful
adjustment in Israel and other communities. I
As Harold Friedman, ORT president, said: "This is a
continuing and growing reality, one that will expand rather
than lessen with each passing year. We must continually
tailor our program to meet the needs of Israel's economy
and the skilled manpower to run it." 1
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I KEEP wanting to write
about Alex Haley's "Roots"
to say something smart and
natty about the panoramic rise of
Haley's family from humble
African beginnings to a 12-hour
television series that has caught
and heated up the nation's
imagination for better or worse.
depending upon whom you talk
So far, all I can dredge up are
two words, polarize and
galvanize, with just a pinch of
collective guilt thrown in for good
And a prayer that none of
these emerges as a possibility
from the first massive occurrence
of inverted Tofflerian culture
shock to hit the U.S. since H. L.
Mencken last groused about his
pet peeves in Baltimore back in
the "20s and '30s.
THE PRAYER I offer up is
that it neither divides the nation
further nor serves as a martial
call to Blacks for action against
racial injustices that may seem to
them to be occurring right at this
moment, which is to say that
some so inclined do not appear to
be able to distinguish between
history and current events.
In this sense, the avid
followers of the Haley epic are
little different from the avid
followers of Mencken, for they
couldn't distinguish between
history and current events either,
and so in the "Roots" brouhaha
the danger is that the thinkers,
the latter-day Menckenites, are
little different from the potential
reactors, those with the capacity
to be polarized or galvanised,
depending upon which side of the
tracks they were born.
I MEAN by this that the
thinkers, now a generation or two
away from Mencken's exquisitely
educated, witty, waspish,
Establishment anti-Semitism,
suddenly seem ripe to do an
about-face and pour the sackcloth
and ashes of "Roots" down upon
their heads, whispering a
thousand mea culpa's or
chatasi's, as the case may be, for
anti-Semite though Mencken
was, he counted some of the best
Jews among his crowd. (When is
a Jew capable of spurning the
opportunity to demonstrate his
intellectual elitist status, even if
it means to do so in the bosom of
his enemies?)
What might such a massive
willingness to feel guilt for the
sins of previous centuries of
American experience bring
notice, I said centuries, which
ought to stop in their tracks the
odious plans of some among us
with the intention to cry: why,
what about the collective guilt
Jews have been attempting to
force upon Germany for the
actions of the Nazis?
From the moment they were
defeated in battle, the German
butchers claimed their innocence,
in fact ignorance of their own
sins, no less than of the sins of
their Nazi leaders.
BUT THE hysterical reaction
of so many Americans to the
Haley work is not a hysterical
reaction to cognition of their own
evil, but of the evil of centuries in
the past.
And so it would be absurd to
argue for collective guilt in this
case in the sense that the evil still
exists and that, therefore, the
feeling of guilt is valid Absurd
unless, of course, we are intent on
wallowing in a snakepit of
national masochism or, like
infants, to heap handsful of
excrement upon ourselves in a
voyage toward self-discovery.
For, if I understand the
message of "Roots" correctly, it
is not an indictment of current
American racial bigotry, but of
American brutality toward
Blacks in the era of their enslave-
ment. These are two very dif-
ferent things, although I affirm
the principle that there is an
obvious relation between the two.
THEN, to return to the
question, what might an
American willingness to feel guilt
for the sins of previous centuries
of American experience bring?
The answer would be spec-
ulstive at best. My own suspicion
is that it would bring the polar-
izing and galvanizing of national
sentiment, again depending upon
which side of the track one were
born, that I spoke of here at the
Mainly, such a crude response
would be its own best excuse for
inaction, for a refusal to deal with
the racial inequities still plaguing
us today, and which can be legiti-
mately linked to our past history.
EVEN IN Germany and
Austria, where collective guilt
could be construed as a
legitimate aim, the result has
been to make anti-Semitic
Friday, February 11.1977
Volume 3
Number 3
prejudice more peUa
truculent, not less so ^
Then what are the smir. I
natty things I can \VS}
"Roots" phenomenon? ^
There aren't any ^
except of M unexpected tk
call to mind a nmim. ,
Surf Club, of auJlaSV
week. ,wet
To this day, the Surf
along with LaGorce Iffa
LaGorce Country Club, ret,
furbelow of quaint anti-S
prejudice upon the body doh
Miami Beach which is, itself]
in its own way, an affront to j
munal decency.
IN MOMENTS of my ,
pessimism about Miami i
and the Surf Club, I conn
that the two of them deserve!
other. For sheer greed and]
centered indifference to the
of humanity, it is a toss-up,
which would win in a cont
In any case, about the I
Club and its program. Not o
the dub anti-Semitic, but
of its members surely ft
homes with deeds testifyii
their ownership that
prospective purchasers ,
"Hebrew or one-quarter Si
To put it bluntly, Jem I
STILL, on Tuesday night, J
24, at a program at the Surf (
a former U.S. Ambas
Japan, Iran and Lebanon inl
years 1961-1972, assured
bigoted listeners that 19771
a "golden opportunity" for]
in the Middle East.
Armin Meyer said that,
view, both Israel and the.
now appear ready to ace
peaceful settlement of
hostility between them.
For obvious reasons, I was I
there, but I can well imagine!
insouciant ennui with which|
Surf Clubbers digested
information, being m
distant as they are
concern for either party]
although now that OPEC
supreme in all our greedy
lives, I can't be sure at
tinuing Surf Club indift
Arab socialites, providing th
not a contradiction in terms, I
quarter Syrian blood or any <
I mean, the deeds to most!
Clubbers' homes surely
IMAGINE the absurdr/|
their staging such a prog
the first place. Its "no
must be placed on a par wrtJ
seriousness attending
fantile costume balls to i
dub's members seem |
But to be more objective!
it, there is a certain utU
distance Surf Club
must have felt in their i
Armin*s hot disclosure. Wnau
war or peace in that regwootl
world possibly mean
Chib members, all of
one time or another, may
have wished a plague on
Yet that is precisely whatl
getting at. The lessons
learn from our enemies are
the best lessons. To turn
circle, it is aesthetic <*'<
suggest in response to na
THIS DOES not mean
Club indifference, Surf-
blindness to a problem of ruj.
making, Surf Club damnatui
its own victims.
What it does wean a '
, Continued pnPagaH

The Jewish Fhridian of Palm Beach County
Pag* I
Because Someone Cared
A personal view from the
1 Jewish Family and
Children's Service
. L names mentioned in
.rtieles are fictitious; client
tSP* Jewish Family
iZdrtn's Service is held m
u^cust of confidence./
| middle aged gentleman
TLj our office some tune ago
rTk help "of some sort.
ISshortly before I saw him
KToffice. that this gentleman
Ybeen living in 'w*1 o0""
(home for several years after
pting suicide and a sub-
m hospitalization for this.
L\ before and after this event
^dividual had a very spotty
"fcyment record. He bad
g married
, his family lived
I he had no contact what-
with them. It was aa
i they had disowned him.
,us treatment through the
ns Administration and
.practitioners resulted in
material change in his
ion. He exhibited virtually
foution to work, to play, or
fovTanybody. His thoughts
w suicide continued from
(to time; although generally
; his thoughts were
a in nature, he was oriented
| could distinguish between
|y and fantasy and knew
jt was happening around him.
I subsisted on a disability
i question arose almost im-
iaiely "What do you do with
km individual?" That was a
I question! Apparently any
of professionals before
| had grappled with this issue
; with this gentleman.
decided to approach this case
(aarting with a very elemental
sition basic trust had to
\aiabhshed. if anything at all
to begin with this gen-
i that's what we did. I tried
i as much as I could about
man, through our con-
I tried to reveal as
tolly, as professionally
just who I was and
I was from to him.
y, this man began to see
I* an interested human being;
]Mtto cared about his welfare,
i and life.
P00 *, somewhere along in
| nan's development (or lack
Bthw was a very critical lack
*ng, loving and faith in him
I teased by those around
k'Jr Wpin*" Process which
[."Me offered him was one
'reawakened his basic need
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to be loved and express his love
back. To do this trust had to be
Although it took several
months to reach the point of
mutual trust, the gentleman
began to change certain aspects
of his behavior thereafter. Ha
began to take greater pride in his
appearance and began to think
about expanding his horizons.
Even though his early con-
versations with me seemed
primitive, in some respects it was
not hard to see that this man was
using his conversation, his
questions about me, about our
office, etc., to test me; to see if
this were a place to reveal what
he truly believed but seldom
spoke of.
Apparently it was such a place.
(The Jewish Family and Chil-
dren's Service is a non-profit
agency designed to meet the
social, emotional and counseling
needs of the Jewish Community
of Palm Beach County.)
During the month of January,
the Federation's Community Pre-
School parents and staff attended
a workshop cpnducted by Phyllis
Morgan, pro-school director, and
Sandy Konigsburg, parent
volunteer and pro-school com-
mittee member.
Parents threw bean bags,
bounced balls and jumped
through tires as they played the
many motor-perceptual games
designed to aid their children in
reading and writing readiness.
Creating a home environment
to encourage intellectual and
creative growth was discussed as
parent teacher made materials,
toys and educational tools were
displayed and demonstarted.
"We think," said director
Phyllis Morgan, "parent involve-
nent in workshops throughout
.he year will create a bond
uetween the home and the school,
thereby providing a better en-
vironment for our children."
Please pay your pledge give to the
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Hosts: Barbara Shulman and Steve Gordon.
Feb. 13: Naome Levine, executive director of the Ao-
Jewish Congress "The Future of the American Jewish !
Feb. 20: Yacov Noy Pantomimist
Pictured with Sir Isaac Wolfson during his *
visit to the Je'wish Community Day School
are boys and girls from the second grade
class, (seated left to right) Jared Kay, Marc
Craddock, Sara Lerner, Adam Levine,
(standing) Kiersten Persoff, Edward
Steinhoff, Michael Kapner, Neil Stein, Mimi
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where he was trained in the Jew-
ish tradition. Sir Isaac stated,
Sir Isaac Wolfson Visits Day School
Sir Isaac and Lady Wolfson
paid a special visit to the Jewish
Community Day School of Palm
Beach County. They were accom-
panied by City Commissioner
Carol Roberts, a founder of the
school, and Mrs. Sheila Stark,
member of the Board of Direc-
"training to be good Jews
training to be good citizens."
The Wolfsons visited the
classes in session and commented
upon "the quality and ex-
cellence" of the general and the
Jewish cultural studies.
Dr. Sidney Selig. director of
the Day School, gave the official
welcome address to Sir Isaac and
praised him and his wife for
visiting the school. Selig in-
dicated that Queen Elizabeth of
England had honored Sir Isaac
for "his dedicated zeal for philan-
thropy and energy towards
improving education in England
Israel and the United States." Si
Isaac has established tw<
colleges one in Oxford and om
in Cambridge, England.
Sir Isaac and Lady Wolfson
attended a pre-Sabbath service
fed by the second graders. Sir
Isaac commented that the "sight
and the sounds of the children"
took him back 75 years, to his
native city of Glasgow. Scotland
The Jewish Community Center wishes to share this
letter from Profh Samuel M.Goldstein,director Block Plan,
of the Wurzweiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva
University, New York addressed to Vivian Becker,
executive director of the JCC:
1776 Lake Worth Rd.
Suite 203
Lake Worth, Flo. 33460
i / Bin:
Jmn. 26-77
Mrs. Vivian Becker
executive Director
Qw Jewleh Cnuil ty Center
of The Pala Beaches
2*15 Okeecoooee Blvd.
U. Pala BMch Fla. 33U09
DMr Krs. Becker:
As part of ay functional task ai advieor to Joel Levine who li an In-
tern at the Je- lah Community Center, nay I aake the folloving observations
baaed upon ay contacts with the atutent and ay observations during ay
visit in Hovember.
As you recall, I spent period of tine speaking with you, Mr, Levine,
and sensing the excitement of th" Board Meeting held that evening.
Outside of the facilities, which had to serve a aultl functional and
aultl purpose use, I found the agency t b vibrant, exciting and
servlc- oriented. Any new developing Institute has concerns and
Issues which it aust deal with. I found the Center'! staff dedicated
and the Center organisational structure focuaed. lb- individuals
that I spent so tlae with gave evidence of high professional standards,
were directed towards involving the Jewish oamunlty; and had a perspective
about the needs of the service delivery coaponent In the c-asunlty. In
essence, I found an excitement about the endeavor that was undertaken
with professional coapetence being evidenced. One of the hallmarks of
an agency la it's Involvement not only with community residents but
in the democratic participation of Board, executive, and membership,
fli-re was excellent demonstrated evidence of this.
there would be other positive coamente that I could make,however that
w uld take a content analysis which I do not feel this letter might eerve
aa It's purpose. I will be revisiting the agency in March or April and
would be prepared to meet with you or a Board Committee to further dis-
cuss analysis of the effactlveneaa of the aoclal work institution.
May I wish you a Happy Haw Year and further success.
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bUity of the Arabs to
' against Israel, and
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Kg in the Middle East,"
E umished, he added.
IA QUESTION and.answer
with the influential
news magazine's inter-
suffer, Dennis Mullin,
_"jaid the Lebanese Civil
has put the Soviets in "a
tiwkward" position.
pointed out that the
"cannot endanger their
[(Syria, and yet they cannot
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their support for the
Lebanese "tragedy"
be settled untu the
Palestinians now living
i either integrate or move
ere else in the Arab
'be said.
! BEST solution is Libya.
Libyans care so much
. them, why don't they
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is underpopulated and
_,. and the Palestinians
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Dte only ten percent of all
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Rabin put "the main blame" of
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Arab world still needs them. It
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DESPITE Lebanon and other
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The Jewish Fbridian of Palm Beach County
Anita Hearshen (center) is greeted by Cissie
Tishman (left) Education vice president of
Women's Division and Jeanne Levy,
president of Women's Division. Mrs.
Hearshen was the keynote speaker at the !
recent Worker Education and Training Day
held at the Sheraton in West Palm Beach.
The program included workshops dealing
with the various aspects of solicitation.
Members of the Royal Palm Beach ViL
Committee on behalf of the 1977 Con
Jewish AppealIsrael Emergency
campaign, met recently at the home ofl'r
Burten, chairman, to set camp
guidelines. They are (left tb right) Ch
Dave Uchill, the Fountains Campaign chairman greets new residents Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Goodstein.
Attending the International
Reception at the Lands of the President <
(left to right) Ruth Wilensky and
Siegel, coordinators of the Recept
Nathan Rothberg, campaign associat
The Lands of the President Committee on
behalf of the 1977 Combined Jewish
AppealIsrael Emergency Fund, recently
held an International Dessert Reception. Dr.
William Wotters Jr., advisor to the
Ministries of Foreign and Religious Affairs
for the State of Israel and a coordinator of
the High School in Israel program, spoke to
a group of residents from the President and
the Heritage, on the problems of assimilation
of the Jewish people in the United States.
George Golden, chairman of the Lands of the
President Campaign Committee discussed
the many local needs of the Palm Beach
Jewish community and of the services
provided to meet these needs offered by the
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.
Alan L. Shulman, general campaign
chairman discussed the problems in Israel
and of the great need for funds to help
support the "fibre of Life" in that country.
On Jan. 30 a Workers Training Meeting I
held at the Village Royal*. Members ofi
coordinating committee for the breahji
meeting are (seated left to right)
Nicholson, cochairman; Aaron T
chairman; Cochairmen Judge Lou F
Enjoying the festivities at the recent
Cocktail Party held at the Fontains on behalf
of the 1977 Combined Jewish AppealIsrael
Emergency Fund Campaign are (left to
right) Pep Silverstein, Ruth Lorber, Esther
Gruber and Dorothy Friedman.
Addressing the Worker Education **
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\Kari Kalman; Irving Burten,
Jack Rubv and Howard Weiss.
mi Harold Breslau, Arthur Rieger,
Itn. Murray Siefel, Erwin Musen,
n, and Nat Super.
n, chairman of the Lands of the
npaign Committee, Dr. William
|r., and A Ian L.iBhulman, general
/ the 1977 Combined Jewish
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H ku Reiser, (standing left to
f*t Collier, Meriam Nicholson,
Wfttff, Hilda Brodsky, Ethel
Jgw Moskowitz, Clarice Zim-
y^ay Zimmerman, cochairman
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One In Mind
One In Spirit
Stanley B. Brenner, (left) president of the
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
introduces the new Federation brochure "It s
All About You," to David UchiU, chairman
of the Fountains Campaign Committee
(center) and Alan L. Shulman, general
chairman for the 1977 campaign.
On Jan. 21, the Fountains Committee on
behalf of the Federation's 1977 CJA-IEF
Campaign held a cocktail party. Members of
the committee are (left to right) Jerry
Lorber, Bob Draizin, Alvin Schreibman,
lave UchiU, chairman; Mort Pauker, Alex
Gruber, Alan L. Shulman, general campaign
chairman; (kneeling) Jerry SUverstein, Dave
Ehrenreich and Joe Snyderman; Manny
Ehrenkranz, Dave Kunian, Harry Segal, and
Nat Polan.
At a recent planning meeting for the Century
Village campaign, held at the home of Max
Shapiro, chairman (third from right), plans
were made for a breakfast to be held at
Century Village. Pictured above are (sitting
left to right) Martin Adolph, Oreenbrier;
Dan Weiner, Salisbury; Bob Cahn,
Hastings: Lou Brown, Andover; Maye
Shapiro; Max Shapiro, Chairman Century
Village; Martha Kronenberg; Andover; and
Manny Appelbaum, Canterbury. Not pic-
tured: Sol Margolis, Dover; (standing) Ben
'Rothenberg, Easthampton; Jonas
\Meyerson, Kingswood; and Dr. Sandor
\Levinson, Easthampton.

Page 10
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, Febnwy u
morning daily's columnist out of his water
Only on First Amendment grounds could
Charles Whited's column last Sunday in the
Miami Herald be defended. While I would
assert a mild sensitivity to the heading,
"Synagogue Sues for Their Dues" and a
little shudder over grammar my major
objection is that this usually perceptive writer
on human interest subjects was swimming in
waters far over his head.
As one who has written extensively on the
question of synagogue finances, delivered
papers to learned groups and been inter-
viewed on a number of occasions by both
daily newspapers, I could have told W hi ted to
file in his wastebasket what obviously was a
complaint to him from someone who was
IF IT seemed to be a good story that a
synagogue had sued an individual for non-
payment of dues, it surely would have been
handled better by the religion editor who, I
know, is familiar with the old tale that
son for, at the very least, th
Torah ritual at Temple Or Olom.
After which, statistically, he
would have stopped his Jewish
education and his parents ended
their relationship with the
It is possible that closer
membership in some synagogues
can cost more than some people
are asked to pay.
If it seemed to be in his area of
"bleeding heart" concernand I
do not denigrate that concernit
is possible that closer in-
vestigation might have given him
reason to decide against
I could give him a
example of that from a Miami
News story of five years ago
concerning another victim of
synagogue oppression the man
who had to take his Bar Mitzvah
to another synagogue because it
had refused to let the ritual take
place unless he paid up the $500
owing the synagogue. Righteous
indignation all around.
THE KEY to that story was
the writer's unvarnished state-
ment that "Bar Mitzvah recep-
tions are a religious traction."
rhus the man with the son had tr
rhoose between raising th
money to pay Temple Fontaine
bleau for the spiritual uplift of
nolded chopped liver, prime ribs
if beef and flaming cherries
ubilee, or the synagogue which
iad spent years in educating that
scrutiny by Whited might have
revealed coats other than the im-
plication in his column that what
waa owing waa the balance on a
year's dues. Possibly there were
other charges for direct services
FOR INSTANCE, there was a
wedding involved, according to
the story. There also, if one reads
closely, are two years of dues
involved, not just one. The total
figure of $235 might not then
seem so outrageous, even
granting the bad times which are
related by the sued couple as
having to choose between paying
the synagogue or the mortgage.
I have been, to put it in my
usually modest manner, a public
crusader for synagogue dues
policies which recognize that
many people cannot meet the
rigidly high dues of many of our
congregations. Adon Taft, the
Herald's religion editor, once
quoted me as believing that those
with incomes around $10,000 a
year or less should not be asked
to contribute more than 1 per-
cent, and those between that base
and $20,000 should feel no strain
at 1.5 percent.
Among the favorable letters
was one which disputed the idea
that "a retiree" could afford the 1
percent on a $10,000 income
$100 a year to support the syna-
gogue of his choice. It gives one
an idea of the priorities our
people choose.
AS A synagogue admin-
istrator, I would not favor the
course of action taken by Beth
David to recover what it feels is
rightfully due it. Not only is the
publicity injurious which is
really no matter if one is right
but it seems to me to negate the
"fair share" policy which is a
keystone of that fine congre-
gation's membership philosophy
What that means is that
that person's expendable i*.
Experience tells us that"?
number do just that L
more, but also thai tEL*
those who cannot ?
ethicd test, whether nR,
Jo "ynagogue obligation?
hfein general. -
IN THE fin.1 m .
synagogue s role is to edu people to live by the in2i
ethical standards of Judakn'
If we have to go to court
enforce those standards iC,
have failed, and we ahouw'
our lossea. quietly, u
synagogues do.
Ej Soviet Jew May Face Trial
On Charges of Defamation
NEW YORK (JTA) Naum Salensky. whose home is the site of
the regularly held Jewish cultural seminar in Vilna, is being in-
vestigated by Soviet authorities on charges which could mean three
years imprisonment, according to the Greater New York Conference
on Soviet Jewry.
The leading activist, who holds a doctorate in physics, has been told
not to leave the Vilna area until the authorities complete their in-
vestigation. His mother, dying of cancer in Israel, has sent numerous
appeals to Soviet authorities to be reunited with her son.
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Pag. 11
Bar Trifa, Canadians Implore ? ?Question Box? ?
asked the Mm-
Manpower and
nation. Bud Cullen,
K admission to Arcn-
lerian Tnfa who
.J^dly seeks entry to
Ida because he sunder
Ration in the United
Alan Rose, executive di-
lr of the CJC, told the
tter that the CJC was
oncerned about the
L.lhw of suspected war
siding in Canada.
was a member of the fascist Iron
Guard in Rumania during World
War II and held responsible for
the massacre of Rumanian Jews,
be kept out of Canada, should he
A CJC spokesman said that
while the reports were not
confirmed, they were firm enough
to lead Rose to make his request
to Cullen. Trifa, according to the
reports, hopes to enter Canada to
settle there.
Trifa has been charged by the
U.S. Department of Justice and
the U.S. Immigration and
Naturalization Service (INS)
with having lied about his
membership in the Iron Guard
when he applied for U.S. citizen-
ship after World War II. Trifa
lives in Grass Lake, Mich.
IT WAS reported by the
Detroit Jewish News in Michigan
that Trifa gave a deposition in
-he case in a private session Jan.
25 before U.S. attorneys in
Detroit, his defense attorneys
and a federal court stenographer.
The deposition, which had been
sought since last summer, had
been delayed by the illness of
Trifa's attorney and a report that
Trifa had suffered a slight stroke.
Question: Why do religious
. e ws wash their hands after the
aeai before reciting the Grace
ifter Meals?
Answer: Three reasons are
offered for this practice. The first
reason is that during the course
of the meal the hands may have
The New Carter Diplomacy
Wife of Simcha Dinitz
Given Southern Smooch
become soiled and it is forbidden
to recite prayers or benedictions
with soiled hands.
The source for such a
requirement is the consideration
that the table is likened unto the
altar of the Almighty. The
humans at the table are likened
unto the priests (Kohanim) who
served at the altar in the Temple
of Jerusalem.
The Zohar (Parshas Balak)
goes as far as to say that one who
offers benedictions with soiled
hands may forfeit his life like the
priest of old who entered the
sanctuary without washing his
hands. The washing of the hands
is thus like washing the hands
before prayer and benedictions.
BE URGED that Trifa. who
Jusskind Show To Discuss
War Criminals in U.S.
The second reason given for
this practice is that what is called
The David Susskind Show wul
] with the problem of Nazi war
i in the United States on
day, Feb. 12 from 8 to 10
| Suskind's guests for "Part I:
Nazi Next Door War
nals Hiding in the U.S.A."
| Charles Allen, a free-lance
rand former senior editor of
i Nation, he is author of Nazi
leCnminals Among Us;
I Vincent Schiano, a former chief
attorney for the
nigration and Naturalization
vice, he is now in private
| Sun Bernsen. general counsel
(the INS in Washington;
| John Barry, defense counsel to
ne Braunsteiner Ryan, the
ler concentration camp guard
iwas extradited to Germany,
she is standing trial for
I Howard Blum, an in-
ative journalist who has
M over four years researching
forthcoming book Wanted:
iSearch for \azis in America;
1 Anthony DeVito, who after
I years with the Immigration
tment retired early because
the manner in which the
ice handled Nazi war
i's guests in "Part II:
the Government is Doing
* It," are Rep. Joshua
*Jg ID-Pa), chairman of
f House subcommittee on I ra-
tion, Citizenship and Inter-
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national Law; and Rep. Elizabeth
Holtzman (D-N.Y.), a member of
the Immigration Subcommittee
of the House Judiciary Com-
WASHINGTON (JTA) For most diplomats and
their wives at a White House reception last week, it was only a
handshake and a few words from President Carter. But Mrs.
Vivian Dinitz, wife of Israeli Ambassador Simcha Dinitz, got a the salt (or brine) of Sodom may
have collected on the hands
during the meal and may injure
one's eyes were he to brush his
eyes with those hands (Rabbi
Jonah, Berakoth 88a)
This reason is regarded as a
health precaution and is regarded
by some authorities as more
severe than a ritualistic
kiss from the nation's chief executive.
"I told the President we would pray for him," Ambassador
Dinitz said. "I am so proud he kissed my wife." The Israeli
envoy told reporters afterwards that he and Carter were old
friends and recalled spending a weekend in 1973 in Carter's
mansion in Georgia when Carter was governor.
The reception Saturday was the President's first for
diplomats and part of a series of receptions he has been holding
since his inauguration.
"I don't believe that there is a better way
to express your feelings than to actually go
to Israel... .There is something special about
the Holy Land... .Those who go, come back
entirely different. They see something that
no words can describe."
So spoke Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister
of Israel, at the beginning of this Solidarity
Pilgrimage Year. Yet, what Rabin said is an
echo of what every person has felt who has
ever visited Israel. You know this.
If you don't you'll learn it at Pesach, when,
sitting at the Seder in Israel, every symbol
of this festival of freedom will take on
richness that almost aches.
You'll know the feeling when you join the
crowd and dance through the streets on
Purim or Independence Day.
You'll feel it on Shavuot, as the First
Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel
Fruits are paraded through the kibbutz
with so much bursting pride. And at the
Western Wall, where the ancient chanting
through the night seems to make centuries
melt away.
You'll know what "no words can de-
scribe" when you walk through the streets
of Israel at Sukkot, and find yourself sur-
rounded by beautiful Sukkot booths in
every yard and on every balcony.
You'll feel it at Chanukah, at the candle
lighting ceremony atop Mount Zion.
But you don't need a celebration to share
these experiences. Because every day of
Solidarity Year is a celebration of your
partnership with Israel.
And once you go and feel these things for
the first time, as many times as you return
will never be enough.
Contact your travel agent or
The Israel Government Tourut Office,
79S Peachtree Si NE
Atlanta. Georgia 30308


The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County

Sabbatical fm*
devoted to fens** of themes mi isse*. rekvnnt to Jewiil. Rfo po.t and present
co-ordinated by the
Palm Beoch County Rabbinical Council
Rabbi William H. Shapiro
Israel's Problem of 'Up, Down and Out'
By Rabbi Irving B. Cohen
Temple Israel. West Palm Beach
The State of Israel has endless
problems of terror, war, economic
recession and I guess, almost
everything else imaginable. On
the one hand we speak of the
miracle of Israel; its birth, its
growth, its unparalleled advance-
ment. Nothing like it has ever
developed through all the history
of the world, in so short a span of
Where else was a desert ever
turned into garden, rock and
mountainside into blooming
forest, peasant village into uni-
versity community, all in a
handful of years?
A modern civilization hewn out
of a biblical preserve, utterly
fantastic. And yet at the same
time, we know we have also
created a wondrous dream that
has turned into a threatening
nightmare; a, haven of refuge that
knows no peace, a beehive of
modern productivity that suffers
the constant stings of unbearable
taxation, ruinous inflation and
recurrent depression.
It is a manic-depressive
societal phenomenon of great
highs and horrendous lows, mag-
nificent good and unbearable evil.
It is another confounding
example of the eternal enigma
that is the Jew himself and of the
endless reflection of contrast that
is all of Jewish life.
The only thing that keeps our
Jewish people going is a certain
brashness of spirit, and a
knowledge that there really is no
choice, plus an inherited brand of
incurable optimism that has
always tainted Jews with a touch
of idiocy, despite their undeniable
intelligence and intellect.
How else could the tiniest
people on earth be the only
identifiable cultural religious -
autonomy to have a continued
existence fo* over four thousand
years? -
How elaoTaccount for a group
that all the* world hates without
end, even while knowing it could
hardly exis^ without us.
So optimists we are and will be,
for better or.for worse. And in our
hearts we continue to hold that
Judaism will not die and the
Jewish people will not disappear
and the State of Israel will not be
erased f roro.the stage of history.
But that, is no reason to
minimize oqf very real problems;
to understand at the same time
that religious impact is at an all-
time lowf*; that increasing
numbers of* the finest minds in
every M| of endeavor are
denying tapir heritage and
deserting |K Jewish people, and
that even
is turning
forms of
souls it w
there is
and ana
on helpi
always lo
when it
or self
And may**
of Israel itself |
ption into new
for the very
ted to rescue. So
need for preaching
and sometimes
while we go right
and giving, and
for those ws
even the
or abort-sighted.
that is what is
happening t$ those who think
that just because Israel always
seems right's their eyes, she can
go ahead aatd do whatever she
I har so many Jews say now a
days, and not perhaps without
some degree of logic. "Whoever
bawd of the conquerors and the
victors a-ivina- back land to the
to dictate the peace terms?"
Well, as a matter of fact, that
is almost precisely what the
United States has always done,
at least in recent history. How
else did our fiercest enemies.
Germany and Japan, become our
closest allies?
Because we took nothing from
them, because we gave them back
everything and more, and
because we built them up anew
again besides. And it's not going
to be any different with Israel
either in the long run.
I'm not sure whether real peace
can be achieved in the Mideast in
the near future. I believe it can.
But at least I' m sure that there is
no way this can happen, without
a return of virtually all the oc-
cupied Arab lands and a reversal
of the intrusion of Jewish settlers
and settlements in those Arab '
In the long sweep of history,
there is almost no way three
million Jews can win out over a
hundred million Arabs. Any
single loss for Israel would be the
end, and each repeated victory is
still a defeat, in terms of the
dead, and the wounded and all
the horrible economic ruination.
The only answer to the sur-
vival of the Jewish State is
genuine peace, total recognition,
and mutual trade treaties with
her neighbors, and no price is too
high to pay for this. Neither
strategic boundaries nor
strategic arms will ever be the
guarantors of peace. Only human
understanding can count in the
long run.
And furthermore, what may
seem sensible at first glance
today may be utterly self-
defeating and ruinous tomorrow.
This seems quite likely to be the
case in all the arguments shout
holding on to Arab territory.
Arab territory in the hands of
Israel can only be a curse and
never a blessing, once you realize
that the underlying problem with
which Israel seems totally unable
to cope is that of her own
population; the problem of "Up,
Down and Out." The real
problem of the State of Israel is
people, the sheer number of Jews
in relation to Arabs, not only
beyond the borders but within
the boundaries of the state as
It's a simple fact. Arabs have
much larger families than Jews
and they will inevitably out-
number any native number of
Jews. In time, therefore, they
must threaten the very nature
and structure of the whole
country. What will happen to the
Jewish ethos and flavor and
character and influence and inde-
pendence, once the Arab minority
matches and then outnumbers
the Jews themselves?
And if this is true, and
threatening within the narrowest
confines of the 1948 borders, then
how much more impossible would
be the situation were Israel to
hold on to any of the occupied
territories where Arabs already
outnumber them by the hundreds
of thousands? It would be s
totally absurd situation that
would either destroy Jewish
independence altogether, or else
llsssMiaili a Democratic religieus
state into a military omipatfon
power forever trying to aave
itself. So now land or additional
land or occupied land servos no
PsasfkioJ purpose for Israel.
Land itself is no guarantor of
pases and the real problem is
Now the only answer to the
problem of people is to tncrssse
the Jewiah pnpulatfoa of the
State, and this is what they have
been trying to do for thirty years.
Indeed, I suppose that more than
a million and a half immigrants
have been welcomed into Israel
from every corner of the globe
during that period of time. The
doors are open even now to all
who flee persecution, and the
propaganda wheels turn night
and day to encourage anyone who
is free, to make voluntary aliyah.
This aliyah or migration into
Israel is called "going up" to the
land, but its time cf mass move
ment seems to be drawing to an
end. We are running out of
African and European Jews to
save from persecution, and the
voluntary movement from
America and other free countries
has dwindled to a trickle. Not too
many want to give up the
wonders of America for the
pioneer hardships of the young
State. And the keen minded are
growing increasingly aware that
the last remaining attraction of
Israel idealism, the Kibbutzim, is
being overshadowed by the
darkened clouds of scandal,
crime, bureaucracy and many
other social blights in the rest of
the country, that make aliyah
something less than attractive.
Now the last hope for mass
numbers of newcomers is ob-
viously Russia, but it is perfectly
clear that her doors of exodus
cannot be easily held open The
overall result is that immigration
to Israel that totaled 54,000 in
1973 shrank to 32,000 in 1974 and
dwindled even further to a mere
20,000 in 1975. But even this does
not give the true picture, until we
take into account the "down"
and the "out," which now tend to
negate the whole process of "up."
"Down" refers to those Jews,
native born and recent im-
migrant, who emigrate and leave
Israel voluntarily and for their
own reasons. Nobody talks about
this negative activity too much,
but every American Jewish com-
munity has a number of ex-
Israelis living in it. And the truth
is that this silent number of those
who leave has grown large
enough to virtually equal the
entire immigration rate.
The "down" about matches the
"up" and the net result is vir-
tually no immigration or
population increase at all.
And on top of all this, we still
must contend with the "outs,"
which have finally become a
headline issue. The "outs" are
the ever increasing number of
Russian Jews who secured exit
visas for Israel, but who simply
change their minds by the time
they get to Vienna, preferring to
go to Canada or America or any-
where but Israel.
There has been a terrible in-
ternational row as to whether the
Joint Distribution Committee or
the HIAS should continue to aid
these refugees once they change
their minds. Of course they
should, I believe
Certainly we must continue to
do everything possible to get
Jews out of Russia, no matter
where they finally decide to
settle. Ws saved Jews from the
Czar, no questions asked, a
hundred years ago, no questions
asked. We shall also save Jews
from the Communists today, no
tmatter where they want to go.
i Nevertheless, the sod result
remains, that the potential for
immigration into Israel is
reduced that much more every
time s Russian Jew changes his
mind and, therefore, in reality
tbar* is no present bops or
oroepect at all for any meaningful
^pulation mere see in Israel in
the foreseeable future.
Thus it ought to become quite
clear to everyone that the basic
and continuing problem for Israel
is "Up, Down and Out," the
problem of people, not of land.
Nothing is likely to ever reverse
the declining population ten-
dency, except genuine peace, a
renaissance of prosperity, and s
rebirth of national idealism
strong enough to pervade the
entire State. Only this threefold
accomplishment will ever make
Israel truly attractive again as
the first choice, of the innocent,
the hopeful or even the down-
trodden. The time has a
therefore, it seems to me to s
talking about the rights of i
victors and the winners of
to end the false hopes of strati
arms or strategic boundaris
the guarantors of peace ana
understand instead that it
surely worth any prke at aH I
sacrifice at all, if pa*.,?
total recognition, and m*
trade treaties can be negot
between Israel and herneSL
It to time, to cut through 3
gibberish or meaningless
biage and fanciful colloquy
much of importance is at st
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Rabbi Irving B. Cohen
Sabbath services, Friday at 8:15
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Boca Raton, Florida 33432
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Sabbath services, Friday at 8:15
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Sabbath services, Friday ot
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162 W. Palmetto Park Rd.
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Boynton Beach, Florida 33435
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5348 Grove Street
| West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Rabbi Harry Z. Schectman
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5:30 p.m.
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Sabbath services at 8:30
ond 5:30 p.m.
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Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
Daily Minyan at 8:15 a.m.,
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315 North "A" Street
Lake Worth, Florida 33460
Rabbi Emanuel Eisenberg
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at 8:30 om
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Boca Roton, Florida 33432
Rabbi Nathan Zelizer
Sabbath services, Friday at 81
2nd and 4th Saturdays ol :30|
Meets at
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1775 N.E. 5th Ave
Boca Raton, Flo
Meets at Fellows^
342 N. Swinton Ave Delray
Philip B.oler, lay leader
For information, call Mr-
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Palm Beach, Florido 33480
Rabbi Max L Formon
Cantor DovUDoroaihf! I
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Jewish Community Center Presents
, Chadren, Teena and
WftS Progr."" at the
.^ Coffee Hou> held in
iLj to requests for more
'*jgjCC will be
Beit Cafe (Coffee
Teem every other
to midnight on
v nights. Come with a
X yourself for a mellow
of good stereo music
Vigammon, coffee and
aonation at the door. Drop
g3 from this Saturday,
8 p.m.
JCC Mime course for
taught by the well-
_d Mntomimist Yacov Noy,
. k-n attracting much atten-
he local media lately. The
I ukes place on Tuesdays
14 to 5 p.m. for grades 4-8
I the Center is interested in
r a similar course for teens
jits, to run 5 to 6 p.m. on
jm. If you are interested.
[wiyne Karlin, 689-7700, to
kttography with Marty
r at the JCC is free for Teen
dnlt members of the JCC.
non-members there is a
I fee. Marty is well-known
work in Palm Beach
mty as a professional
lessons for little ones,
i and Adults have expanded
w classes on Thursdays,
i to the charisma of J immy
. Diaz has taught thousands
nag people and adults in the
) Florida area. His program
(i-violent and builds self-
i by developing one's own
itibulous summer for Teen-
115 to 18 years of age is
by the JCC in co-
ition with the American
Youth Foundation. In
effort with the JCC's of
and Fort Lauderdale we
ad young people together
ite friendships and leam
minute through their
I with Israelis on a seven-
\ tour of Israel. The coat will
.200 plus round trip to New
l*162|. This includes ac-
tions, board, tours and
l m Israel Open to JCC
eiy. An experience
i to build Jewish identifi-
"d instill meaningful
the lifestyle of our
Jwish people. Call now
' ation.
tejft*1 youth w*ar
*JCC, has had two years of
"'* a journalist and
m History and Politics
of the Middle Eaat. Two courses
are offered to Senior High
students who are JCC members
at no fee. They are Creative
Writing (the JCC will be sure to
publish all efforts) and The
History and Politics of the
Middle East. These courses will
be the cornerstone of a Free Jew-.
ish Experiment at the JCC.
Sculpture, Arts and Crafts and
creative work of all kinds are
offered in classes for Grades 1 to
3 and 4 to 6 at the JCC on
Tuesdays and Thursdays. Lisa
Rubin, Judy Bludworth and
Nancy Keller are instructing.
AdulU of All Ages
Ulpan (conversational Hebrew)
remains one of the JCC's most
successful courses. Taught by
Yoasi Yativ, certified by the
Bureau of Jewish Education, the
course will have you conversing
in Ivrit by the end of fifteen
weeks. Beginners study Wed-
nesdays 7-9 p.m. and Sundays 6-7
p.m. or Tuesdays 9-11 a.m. and
Thursdays 9-11 a.m. Inter-
mediate class meets Mondays
and Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m. and
Advanced on Tuesdays and
Thursdays, noon to 2 p.m. Call
Sue Levi for registration and
The Yiddish Conversation and
Coltare Class taught be Sho-
shanah Flexor meets Wed-
nesdays, 3-4:15 p.m. Come and
regenerate your Yiddishkeit.
Widows and Widowers meet
twice a month at the JCC.
Meeting dates are arranged by
the group with the help of Phil
Weinatein of Levitt Memorial
Chapel. Learning friendship and
an opportunity for self-help is
keeping this group a determined
force for the improvement of the
quality of life for JCC con-
stituents and the Palm Beach
Community. Next meeting will
be on Feb. 20. Call for details at
Diet Watchers, a steadily
shrinking group (excuse the
expression) that is gaining
membership fast, meets Mon-
days under the supervision of
Ann Gold.
Sunday for Seniors is an ex-
traordinary program. Designed
to loosen the loneliness out of
Sunday afternoons from 1 to 4
p.m., the group has grown in
attraction. Table games such as
backgammon, bridge and canasta
are taught after a variety of
entertainment or lectures or films
or discussions take place. JCC
membership is worthy of this
group experience conducted by
Joel Levine. The Feb. 13 meeting
will feature Steve Levitt. MSW.

of the Jewish Family and Chil-
dren's Service as rap session
Volunteer opportunities still
abound at the JCC needs exist
for telephonists, typists,
teachers, statisticians, and
generally interested people. Get
yourself involved in the excite-
ment of working at the JCC. For
more information call Joel
Levine, Volunteer Coordinator.
If you are able to donate
musical instruments, bridge
tables, record players, a type-
writer, desks, soft furniture in
good condition, book cases and or
books of Jewish interest, the JCC
will be able to put them to use.
We are currently interested in
obtaining the use of an opaque
projector. Please call Wayne
Karlin, 689-7700.
The Israel Independence Day
Program Committee, consisting
of Hank Gilbert, organization:
Reuben Lefkowitz, Steering
Committee; Yossi Fuchs and
Mimi Kriesler, program: Dr. Paul
Klein, Funding Committee; Paul
Wieseneck, Booth Committee;
Tamar Barsky, Parade Com-
mittee and Ed Fine, Motorcade
Committee, is now formulating
plans for an all-day Israel
Festival to take place May 1.
Every organization in the Palm
V If*
^"cam daughter of Mimi Kreisler, chairperson of the
*Sundn?Uj"ty Center's Art Show and Sale which took
L*yA/anr iQn 16' gets ner oody Panted, starting at the
Syjjeller.^ognm^n^f'roftljcjrr '
Beach community ia needed to
take an active part in this im-
portant event. Only with the
participation of each organization
as well as every individual who
identifies himself as a Jew, this
celebration will, without doubt,
be a tribute to our mutual goal
a united Jewish community.
Fine Arts Pinting for adults is
being taught by Richard Sulea,
B.F.A., M.A. Kent State Uni-
versity, an accomplished artist.
Sulea has just arrived from Kent,
O. Weekly instruction will be in
oil, brush, knife, watercolor and
drawing techniques. Call Sulea
directly for further details at 846-
Disco and Ballroom Dancing
Instruction at the JCC for singles
and couples of all ages. Begin-
ning Feb. 8, come and learn the
Hustle, line dances, Bus Stop,
etc., from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Lessons begin promptly at 7:30
p.m. and will be followed by
tocial dancing for all. Instructor
David Brunner, former dance di-
ector, Laurels Country Club.
JCC members 81, iioii-meinbera
83. Call the JCC if you plan to
Middle East and Sephardk
Cooking with Lolik is delicious
for everyone and by popular
demand is being offered for a
second six-week course starting
Thursday morning, 10 a.m., Feb.
24. The fee for this unusual
course is $12 for JCC members
and 825 for non-members phis the
cost of ingredients. Take home
what you cook.
Sports Bulletin: The Jewish
Community Center's Basketball
Team fared exceedingly well in
their most recent ballgames. On
Wednesday, Jan. 19, they
defeated Magnolia Park Boys
Club 58-55 with Mark Feldman,
Doug Bell and Bruce Gold
leading the way. On Wednesday,
Jan. 26, they were up-ended by
the Optimist Club No. 4, 79-60.
The team bounced back in over-
whelming fashion over the
weekend by soundly trouncing
the Sharon Christian Church 90-
58. High scorers were Jeff Rubin,
Tony Lamport, Darrell Ganz and
Josh Becker.
The JCC record now stands at
3 wins and 3 losses. Interested in
joining? Contact Joel Levine at
of the palm beaches, inc.
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Temple Beth El, Bonds
To Honor Langs Feb. 24
The Temple Beth El State 01
Israel Bond Committee will
honor Mr. and Mrs. Milton
"Bub" Lang at a Dessert
Reception on Thursday, Feb. 24
at 7:30 p.m. at Senter Hall of
Temple Beth El in West Palm
Beach, it has been announced by
Michael B. Small, Palm Beach
County chairman of the State of
Israel Bond Committee.
Mr. and Mrs. Lang will be pre-
sented the Scroll of Honor on
behalf of their dedicated service
to Temple Beth El, the com-
munity and to the State of Israel.
Mrs. Frederick Singer and
Mrs. Victor Ratner serve as co-
chairmen of the Temple Beth El
State of Israel Bond Committee.
The committee includes Esther
Bayer, Sally Chaifitz. Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Goldstein, Mr. and
Mrs. Maurice Holsberg, Mr. and
Mrs. Alec Jacobson, Mr. and
Mrs. Hyman Kotick, Mr. and
Mrs. Leon Lassen, Mr. and Mrs.
Sol Leiberman, Esther Levy, Mr.
and Mrs. Stanley Metz, Mr. and
Mrs. Isadore Moskowitz, Dr. and
Mrs. Emanuel Newmark, Robert
D. Rapaport, Victor Ratner, Mr.
and Mrs. Irving Schechter,
Frederick Singer, Melvin Tanen,
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Wadler and
Dr. and Mrs. Pierce Weinstein.
Members of the congregation
since 1954, Mr. and Mrs. Lang
have both been very active.
Mrs. Lang has served with the
Sisterhood as a board member
and a member of the following:
the Fund-Raising, Youth,
Liaison, and Nominating Com-
mittees. She was presented the
President's Award as out-
standing "Woman of the Year."
She is also a member of B'nai
B'rith Women, Hadassah,
League of Women Voters.
Talk to MeNot
To Politicians,
-Rabin to Sadat
Premier Yitzhak Rabin has made
a personal appeal to President
Anwar Sadat for direct peace
talks with Israel.
"I have heard what you have
had to say to others," he told
Sadat, speaking at a closing
dinner at the Knesset of the
World Union for Progressive
Judaism Jubilee Conference.
"Now, what do you have to say
Turning to a second person
form of speech, Rabin said to
Sadat: "You have explained your
willingness to make peace with
American senators, congressmen
and other visitors, you have
talked about peace with NBC,
CBS, and ABC. If you are serious
about peace, let us negotiate.
Please, let me hear from you."
LZA Resolves
To Remember
The Labor Zionist Alliance of
Century Village, West Palm
Beach, recently passed a
resolution to erect a monument to
the French crew and hostages of
Entebbe, to be placed in an
Israeli airport, funded from
worldwide gifts.
It was also suggested that a
worldwide contest be held for the
monument's design and another
contest for the best thematic
expression of the event.
Esther and Joseph Molat said
that "the project will capture the
imagination of young and old of
all denominations."
Suggestions for beginning the
project are welcomed by LZA
President Sidney Falik of
Century Village Canterbury,
and Committee Chairman Molat
of Century Village Stratford.
Women's Division of Jewish
Federation, the Girl Scouts, PTA
Board, and the Community
Recreation Advisory Board.
Involved in activities of the
Men's Club of Temple Beth El,
Mr. Lang was honored as "Man
of the Year." He has also received
the President's Award. He has
served as secretary, vice
president, board member and a
member of the Executive Com-
mittee. He has served with the
Youth, Membership, Finance,
Nominating and Blood Bank
Committees. He is a past
president of Little League and
works with community youth
activities and the Boy Scouts.
Continued from Page 4-\
passionate capacity to dis-
tinguish between what was ant
what is, an awareness that wha
was is history, which cannot be
rectified except as we may at-
tempt to rectify what is.
The tremendous I commercial
success of Haley's work will
surely motivate other Haleys,
and so this aesthetic distance is
of particular importance for us to
achieve, particularly because
imitators may not be as success-
ful as Haley meaning that
imitators may come up with less
myth than Haley has and call for
more muscle instead.
We must achieve it, or we may
all of us, all races and all creeds,
be chopped down all too quickly
to our own roots.
Counselors Wanted
Applications are being accepted for camp counu. I
positions for the 1977 summer season at Camp Sh*l
Minimum qualification: must be entering tenth or a i
September 1977. Kraaeby
Positions are available for CIT's, Junior CounsoW
Senior Counselors and specialists. eiors,
For information and applications contact Virjri
Coryn, Camp secretary, at the Federation office.
FEB. 12
Leadership DevelopmentDavid Adler
FEB. 13
National Council Jewish Women Art Show
B'nai B'rith WomenMitzvah Council
COMMUNITY FORUM-Hyman Bookbinder
FEB. 14
Labor Zionist AllianceBoard
ORT-Palm Beach-Board
United Order True SisterRegular and Board
B'nai B'rith WomenBoynton
ORT-Royal Palm Beach
ORT-North Palm Beach-Board
FEB. 15
Temple Beth El Sisterhood
B'nai B'rith WomenMedinaBoard
B'nai B'rith Women-MasadaBoard
Jewish Community Center-President's Council
Temple Beth El-Executive Board
CRC Israel Task Force
FEB. 16
Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood Board
Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary
ORT-Regular Board
FEB. 17
National Council Jewish WomenOkeechobee Unit
American Jewish Committee
Hadassah Aliyah
HadassahBat Gurion
HadassahGolda MeirBoard
United Jewish AppealNational Dinner
Hadassah Rishona
ORTE veningBoard
FEB. 18
National Women's Division
Workers Training Meeting
FEB. 19
HadassahBat Gurion Auction
Jewish Community Day SchoolCocktail Party
FEB. 20
Temple Beth Sholom Men's Club
Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood Board
Hadassah Associates Cocktail Party
Temple Beth ElMen's Club Art Auction
FEB. 21
Hadassah Shalom
Temple Israel Sisterhood Donor
Jewish Family and
Children's ServiceBoard
FEB. 22
City of HopeBoard
Congregation Anshei Sholom Sisterhood
Jewish Guild Luncheon
B'nai B'rith WomenMasada
B'nai B'rith WomenTzedakah
Temple Beth ElCongregational Dinner Meeting
FEB. 23
National Council Jewish Women
Pioneer WomenGolda MeirBoard
FEB. 24
Hadassah-Shalom | HMO-Luncheon
HadassahGolda Meir
Workmen's Circle
American Jewish CongressBoard
Temple Beth ElIsrael Bonds
CAMP SHALOM (Pre School. Elementary)
Jewish Federation of Palm Orach County
2415 Okeechobee Blvd West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Please enroll my child 'children! in the summer day camp
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1 wish to enroll my child (children, for 1st Period June 20 July 15
Eight weeks June 70 Aug 12 D 2nd Period July 18 Aug 12 0
1 hereby apply for admission of my child(ren) to the day camp program of tr*
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
Note Each mild's application ni.ut be accompanied by iwyrm-nt ol Requfiiion
A Activity tee Chet k pj.ablr to Camp Shalom
7. 8 and 9tli graders
Please enroll my childlrtnl
1 Child's Name .
Name of School.
2 Child's Name .
Name of School.
Male n
Female! ]B,MhD,,e-
.Grade in Sept 77.
Male U
Fern*. nB'r,hDre
.Grade in Sept.'77.
Parent's Name .
. Phone No .
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In the following prog/ amis, I please checkl
7. 8 and 9th graders
1st Session June 29 July 12
2nd Session July 27 Aug 9
FEE $250 S20
1st Sen-on June 29 July 12 ?
2nd Session July 27 Aug 9 D
FEE S2S0 S20
July 6-July 29 D
FEE S630 S40
I hereby apply for admission of my childlren) to the Teen Travel Program of
Je.vsh Federation of Palm Beach County.
Paient Signature^.
Note each child's application must be accompanied by payment of Regm""0"
A Activity fee. Check payable to Camp Shalom.
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Federation Financing
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Knxeting the Need.: The
'"^Tprovide the most
d that have to be met,
K national and local.
^interpretation efforts are
C -intensive and sustained
'^Stot in the Jewish
1 Snitf They use the widest
; "fmass and speci-1 medu.
- Jnvey their message and
the largest number of
LjL Development of
Urihip: The campaign
Ss the single most fruitful
Teof new leadership, not only
S, campaign, but for every
' ofJewishacUvity Itisin
icunpaign that an individuals
nerosity. personality, in-
Uligence. dedication, and
-ship qualities are quickly
and appreciated. The
npaign tests a persons
jdiness to give of himself.
[The Stimulation of Planning:
major byproduct of fund-
ing has been the development
the planning function. A
nic condition of American
i life is the insufficiency of
urces in relation to known
Is. This has compelled the
dopment of a sense of
liorities: of pressure to
ornate programs no longer
ded. and t^ establish
jrims more relevant to
miling needs; in a word,
Sense of Community:
has only to work in a
_ ation campaign to un-
Bland how it creates a sense of
union purpose and action. The
sphere is one of tension and
nlement, of doing something
ant, of being related to
i whereever they may be, of
|ning out basic religious
dates of righteousness,
rity and social justice.
line campaign is the natural
ping ground, particularly in
of crisis. It is the one
anism that brings together
regardless of ideology.
Its, religious and
linizational affiliation,
ical or any other differences.
|A11 of the fragmentation of
Wh life seems to disappear
Jews band together in their
1 welfare fund campaigns.
Sense of Jewish Iden-
t Working in the central
*h campaign helps to create
[awe of Jewish identity in
w ways. One participates aa
, with Jews and for Jews.
'becomes related to a feeling
[peoplehood and to the past,
Tt, and future of one's
group. One becomes
f with the needs and
", and works to help meet
1 weds and solve the problems.
!. the very essence of
^nation in the campaign is
'"Pression of the sense of
To identity.
"lose who are concerned
' creating and maintaining a
* Jewish communal life in
lcouMry, the Federation is
most important tool and
r achieving this objective.
r "oncomings are far less than
,**19 in measuring the
"""on it makes to coun-
Pfograms essential to the
T* and enrichment of
Other Source* of Income
In addition to the general
campaign for overseas, national
and local needs, Federations also
sponsor other types of fund-
raising. These are:
Endowment Fonda: Most of
the larger Federations are
developing substantial en-
dowment funds which meet
ongoing and special needs,
provide insurance against fiscal '
crisis and emergencies, and make
possible greater innovations and
change. A variety of techniques
are used to obtain these funds,
such as "letters of intent" and
legacies and bequests for general
or special purposes. These funds
nowtotal more than $100 million.
Capital Funds: Since
Federations began, they have
conducted special campaigns for
buildings. Hundreds of millions
of dollars have been raised for
community centers, hospitals,
homes for the aged, Federation
headquarters, facilities for
agencies, etc. Sometimes capital
funds are raised by including a
set amount for this purpose in the
general campaign for one or more
income From Operations:
Jewish agencies receive sub-
stantial income from fees,
memberships, limited fund-
raising for special projects,
government grants for research
as well as services. Excluding
hospitals, all fields of local
service had such income in 1970
(other than grants from
Federation and United Funds) of
$228.7 million. Jewish hospital
income from these sources
totaled $688.2 million.
Special Projects: Federations
often obtain grants from in-
terested individuals or foun-
dations for special projects, such
as research and studies, ex-
perimental programs, service
demonstrations, etc.
Local And National Budgeting
Federation functions as
trustees for Jewish communal
funds. It is their responsibility to
ensure that these funds are used
for the approved purposes, that
efficiency and economy prevail
insofar as this is possible and
that service is rendered in an
appropriate and sound manner.
The budgeting functions operate
in several ways, as follows:
Local Budgeting: Federation
budgeting processes are most
highly developed in relation to
the budgeting of local agencies.
There is intensive scrutiny of
audits, financial statements, and
current and projected programs,
on an annual basis, with certified
annual audits required in most
instances. Detailed monthly
financial statements must be
submitted. There are numerous
policies governing how funds
must'be spent and accounted for.
In most of the larger com-
munities budgeting is closely
related to program planning.
National and Overseas
Budgeting: A responsible
process of analysis and ac-
countability of budgets of
national beneficiary agencies is
maintained with the larger
national agencies through the
Large City Budgeting Con-
A number of years ago the
largest Federation, through the
Council of Jewish Federations
and Welfare Funds, created the
LCBC. This is a budgeting
mechanism administered by the
Council through which
Federation representatives
jointly conduct budget hearings
with major national agencies
There is intensive program and
fiscal analysis, with findings and
reccommendations being sent to
all member Federations for their
consideration and action.
United Funds
In many communities, local
Jewish agencies are beneficiaries
of local United Funds. Jewish
Federations were the forerunners
and models for the creation of
United Funds. When the latter
were created the Jewish agencies
became part of them. In our
community the Federation acts
as the representative of the
agencies, submitting an overall
request and receiving a lump sum
allocation. It then budgets the
agencies as indicated above.
A Federation leader once said,
"It's much harder to spend the
money than to raise it." He was
not trying to be amusing. He was
referring to the fact that
responsible budgeting requires a
special kind of interest and
dedication. Reams of material
have to be studied; there are
endless conferences and
discussions; committees have to
be informed and knowledgeable
in relation to decision requiring
special wisdom and judgment,
since needs of equally valid
programs always exceed
resources. Each budgeting
season is indeed a time which
tries men's souls. (To be continued)
West Polm Beach
You can obtain substantial
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For Details Phone
Palm Memorial Gardens
[Ett. in 1962]
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"And this testimonial goos to Mr. Epstein.
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the area? If you do, won't you please let us know so that I
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Memorial Park
Shalom Memorial Park has just broken ground
and wiH soon complete its first Feature
Mausoleum, the only oil Jewish Mausoleum in
this County
From early times, our people hove chosen
natural or artificial coves or grotto* in the
rock for burial Our Patriarch, Abraham
purchased the Cave of Mochpeloh and it
become the burial place of Abraham, Isaac,
Jacob. Sarah, Rebecca and Leah. Tourists who
visit Israel stop in the city of Hebron to visit
this cove which has become a notional shrine.
During the period of the Kings and Prophets
the some custom was followed as indicated in
the Bible (Josiah 2216) where the dead were
deposited in a niche hewn out of rock and
covered by o large stone There is evidence in
Italy and in Israel that many prominent Jews,
even Rabbis, chose this form of burial.
Mausoleum entombment is the modem
development of this very ancient custom.
Our Mausoleum will feature a Bronte Mop
Portrait of the Holy Land, with scores of
carvings illustrating more than 1000 exciting
Bible episodes (A replica of this magnificent
work of art was at the Museum of the Jewish
Theological Seminary in Hew York City, and
was widely acclaimed by an critics and Bible
scholars ) On the opposite side, a Yiikor light
wiH be kept burning at all times.
You may take advantage of our pre-
construction prices (SI,000 00 bekvw
completed prices) by making your purchase
now. Please col W Polm Beach 684 2277 or
from Delroy Beach (toll-free) 427-3220or mail
coupon for Information.
YES, without obligation, please send me complete!
information about Shalom Memorial Park's Garden!
of Israel Mausoleum.
Information Csnttr J.F. *\r*
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