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)
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Jewish Floridian
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8 v. : ill. ;
Fred K. Shochet
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Miami, Fla


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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.
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"Combining Our voice and Federation reporter."

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- Jewish Floridian
m conjunction with The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
3 Number 4
Friday, February 25,1977
Price 2 5 cents
Omen's Division, Burdines, Bess Meyerson, Create 'Miracle'
Lf Reporter..lewishFloridian
In an age when "Miracles are
and far between, the
i-nen s Division of the Jewish
^deration of Palm Beach
juniy. under the direction of
mne 1-evv. president, has
sen io create a few miracles of
Wednesday evening, March
i in cooperation with Burdines
' laniwiu Sturc in West Palm
an "unprecedented social
I will take place, the
linstorm" of Barbara
jhilman. vice president of
fomcn's Division, and a group
I dedicated women, the event
^nises to he t he most exciting
thePalm Beach social season."
Ml* program titled "The
lirarlc. That is You." is
feapied to pa) tribute to the
v commitled women who
iw given so much of them
in-, in behalf of the 1977
had Jewish Appeal Israel
ppncy Fund campaign. The
am will include a cham-
jne reception, buffet supper
|l designer fashion show.
Pie felt thai the Women's
n of the Jewish Federation
i a particularly good group
ausethey related very well to
edw^ner merchandise lluit we
llieusinn in the show." stated
Pony \liniea. store manager
hiU.-si Palm Beach branch
Admiring ilw invitation for the Jewish Federations Women's
Diiision -linrdinc's event on March 9 are Sally Harris, (left)
linrdinr's fashion coordinator and Anthony Miniea, store
manager for Burdine 8, West Palm lieach.
"We at Burdines are part of
the community and that is why
we like to have groups such as
the Jewish Federation, come into
the store. .This year we are
trying something new. We
haven't done an event of this si/t-
or sco|M' after store hours."
Miniea said
Sally Harris. Burdines fashion
coordinator and the one
responsible for developing the
"event" stated, "The event we
are planning for the Federation's
Women's Division is what we
consider one of our larger
programs. We will be utilizing
the entire fashion floor. The room
will be made into a Cabaret with
tables and a special decor. There
fho Does What to Whom?
Business with Russia
will also be a buffet light sup-
per." she added "with a very
special entree. All of the thought
that is being put into this event is
something very special, which
shows that we feel that the
Women's Division is a very
special group."
Leading TV personality. .one
of the most popular women in
American public life. .member
of a United States mission U> the
United Nation. .Commissioner
of Consumer Affairs of the City
of New York. .writer. .repor-
ter. .concert pianist appearing
with the New York Philharmon-
ic. Miss America. Bess Mey-
erson is and has been all of
that. .and. we well, an out-
standing humanitarian and
champion of human rights and
human advancement. Ms.' Mey-
' erson will be the honored guest at
the Jewish Federation Women's
Division-Burdines event.
A national magazine once
summed up Bess Meyerson's
efforts in behalf of so many
causes this way: "If it helps
people, Bess helps it." For her
contributions to the public good.
she has leen honored by leading
universities with doctorates in
Law. Human letters and Public
Her accomplishments in her
various careers have always been
marked by a touch of difference.
When, as a Hunter College
graduate, she won national
recognition for her great beauty
by being named Miss America,
one observer commented that
"she immediately made all
America recognize that a bathing
suit need not mask intelligence or
hide concern for others."
A tireless and popular speaker
at coast to coast UJA meetings,
she is also a national com-
missioner of the Anti-Defamation
League and was for five years
Greater New York chairman for
State of Israel Bonds. Among her
many other activities on behalf of
humanitarian organizations, both
Jewish and non-sectarian, she is a
founder of the League for
Seriously Disturbed Children.
For information on how you
may be a part of "The Miracle.
That is You," contact the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
(Jewish Floridian News Feature
More and more these
lys, Western businessmen
finding that steps to
"prove political ties with
Communist world do
I necessarily bring about
fades in trade.
Jhis is a discovery made
' the East-West detente
wment, signed in Hel-
i moves into its second
hj;T WHILE commercial
LT j lng less h'8h th 'n
ny days of detente, Euro-
AmeriCan and Japanese
^s still show significant
m Russian possibilities.
ail??' !!? mMP*tic at-
J"" Western business
timl orLtrade >n Moscow
n* Point Interna-
J noles that as
e of the Supreme
* left the Kremlin in their
JS? Fhaika limousines
j^'h after discussing the
p^'"of the 1976-80 Five
nan, W estern businessmen
*?* s National Hotel were
I tnemseivea: "What's in it
*rri.i answer- fmr
fc"*' minded Sovietol-
are concerned, is that the
focus will be on deals involving
consumer goods and agricultural
machinery, with special emphasis
on fertilizer equipment.
In presenting the highlights of I
the 1977 economic plan, Nikolai
Baibakov, chairman of the State
planning committee told the
Supreme Soviet that production
of consumer goods is expected to
rise by 4.9 percent, almost double
this years target increase.
THE KREMLIN has made
predictions of this sort in the
past, with mediocre results. But
this time they may be fulfilled.
The reason: with the 1980
Olympics to be held in Moscow,
the Kremlin wants to show that
the average Russian family is not
so far behind its Western
The Moscow Olympics have
already meant some major deals
for the West. A West Berlin firm
recently initialed an agreement
Continued on Page 5
Community Forum to Hear
Charles Liebman Sunday
Carter Urges New
Aid Funds for Israel
JERUSALEM (JTA) The Carter Administration has
recommended that Israel receive an additional $300 million in
economic aid for fiscal 1978, Foreign Minister Yigal Alton told
the Cabinet. This means that Israel would get $1 billion in
military aid and $800 million in economic aid.
ISRAEL HAD asked for $2.3 billion of which $1.5 billion
would be in military aid and $800 million in economic aid. The
Ford Administration had recommended that Israel get $1.5
The Israeli government is expected to ask for the ad-
ditional $500 million in military aid when Secretary of State
Cyrus R. Vance arrives here this week.
Dr. Charles Liebman. professor
from Bar-Ilan University in
Israel and presently at the
Jewish Theological Seminary in
New York will be the featured
speaker at the Feb. 27, Jewish
Federation Community Forum.
Dr. Liebman will discuss the
"Changing Nature of Israel-
Diaspora Relations."
Liebman was
born in New
York City in
1934. He spent
his high school
years from 1949-
1952 in Israel. He
did his university
work in the
United States
and received his
Ph.D. in political
science from the
University of Il-
linois in 1960.
From 1960-69 Dr. Liebman
taught at the University
of Pennsylvania and
University of Pennsylvania and
Yeshiva University and was a
visiting scholar in Columbia
University's Department of
Religion under a grant for post-
doctoral study.
In 1969 he and his family
moved to Israel where he has
taught at Bar-Ilan University. In
1976 Dr. Liebman. on leave for
two years from Bar-Ilan was
appointed professor of American
Jewish sociology and history at
the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Dr. Liebman's early books and
articles were in the field of urban
politics and public ad-
ministration. However, since
1965 he has published over 30
articles and three books in the
field of Jewish sociology and
politics. His Volume The
Ambivalent American Jew,
published in 1973. received the
Zvi Lurie award for the best book
dealing with world Jewry. His
tost recent volume, Pressure
i ithout Sanctions: The
Influence of World Jewry in
Shaping Israeli Policy was
published in 1976 by Fairleigh
Dickinson Press. Dr. Liebman is
currently completing a
manuscript on religion and
politics in Israel, under a grant
from the Ford Foundation.
The lecture will begin at 8:15
p.m. at Temple Beth El. Senter

Page 2
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, February 25l
With the
The Boca Raton Chaptei
Brandeis University National
Womens Committee will hold its
Charter Luncheon in the North
Hall of the Boca Raton Hotel and
Club on Monday. March 21 at
The program is "Woman as
Woman Your Option Today,"
a symposium dealing with the
alternatives offered to women.
Dr. Ruth Bockner, noted psy-
chologist, author and lecturer will
act as moderator.
Other panelists will include
Dorothy Wilkens, mayor of Boca
Raton, Judge Macine Reynolds,
Dr. Endelee Bush, special assis-
tant to president Dr. Creech of
Florida Atlantic University, for
women and minority affairs;
Dorothy Fleegler, president of
the board of trustees of the
Florence Fuller Home; and
Barbara Bradshaw, an actress
with the C a Id well Players at the
Boca Raton Community College.
Chairman of the luncheon is
Mrs. Frederick H. Samuels
cochairman is Mrs. Gernerc
Ricki Berger and Penny
Byrnes are co-presidents.
On Feb. 19. Lou Barrish,
president of the Greater Palm
Beach chapter of Men's ORT
(Organization for Rehabilitation
Through Training), was one of
ten people from the Palm Beach
County area who joined a team of
200 experts from all over the
world, on a "Trade Mission" to
The trip was sponsored by the
Florida-Israel Chamber of Com-
merce. The participants will act
as consultants and advisors in
the various areas of solar energy,
construction, hydraulics,
machine tools and other im-
portant concerns of the State of
While in Israel
the group of con-
cultants will
meet with indus-
trialists in Tel
Aviv and Jerusa-
lem, and will vis-
it selected areas
like Kibbutz Ma-
nilla, to discuss
specific prob-
Barrish, who has been a
consultant to Israeli and
American industry in the past is
an inventor and currently the
owner of K & K Pipe Supply in
West Palm Beach. He serves as
an officer of many organizations,
including the Jewish Federation
of Palm Beach County, Temple
Beth El, B'nai B'rith and the
Florida Israel Chamber of
As President of ORT he stated,
"This job I couldn't refuse! ORT,
with its network of vocational
schools in 20 countries through-
out the world has been a vital
force in the economic and cultural
development of these areas,
giving underprivileged youth tht
skills needed for an independent
and dignified life especially in
Israel." Barrish has visited ORT
schools and states that he is
particularly proud of the new
School of Engineering in Israel.
For information on the local
Men's ORT chapter contact
Irving Lassen, treasurer.
The Palm Beach Branch of the
National Council of Jewish
Women requests donations of
paperback books and magazines
to supply the library at Sojourn
House which is scheduled to open
on March 29\
The Labor Zionist Alliance will
hold their Annual Israel Hista-
drut Purim Party, Wednesday,
March 2, 1 p.m. at the Salvation
Army Citadel, Palm Beach Lakes
Boulevard, West Palm Beach.
The guest speaker will be
Irving Gordon, regional director
of Histadrut. Entertainment will
be provided by Herschel Gendel,
Yiddish American humorist,
Manya Gendel, folk-singer and
Mildred Birnbaum, pianist. Re-
freshments will be served.
The Histadrut, the federation
of trade unions in Israel, besides
negotiating wage contracts,
provides health services,
vocational training facilities,
cultural and educational
programs, and mortgages to
veterans to purchase homes.
On Tuesday, March 1, the
Yiddish Culture Group will meet
at 10 a.m., in the Century Village
auditorium. A Purim program
will be presented, which will
feature a choral group singing
Yiddish, Hebrew and English
songs under the direction of
Mildred Birnbaum. Dorothy
Goldberg will accompany the
singers on the piano. Rabbi
Shapiro will discuss the
significance of the Purim holiday.
Harry Levine, violinist, will
present a program of classical
and semi-classical selections
accompanied by Mildred Bir-
nbaum on piano.
The Sisterhood of Temple Beth
Sholom will hold their next
meeting on March 2 at 8:15 p.m.
Prof. Watson Duncan III will
give a book review on Trinity, by
Leon Uris. Refreshments will b<
On Thursday. March 3, at 7
p.m. services will be held for
Temple Emeth at Fellowship
Hall of the Cason Methodist
Church. At this time the reading
of the Megillah for Purim will
take place.
On March 23, Temple Emeth
will hold a dinner-dance at the
Gak Ocean Mile Hotel in Fort
Lauderdale. A reception and cash
bar will be installed by Rabbi
Harold Richter. Invited guests
are Dr. and Mrs. William
Rough ton and Mr. and Mrs.
Michael Listic. For further in-
formation contact Al Saffer,
Irving Krisberg, Ben Kessler or
Irwin Mann.
The Sisterhood of
Congregation Anshei Sholom will
present a Purim concert on
Saturday, March 5, 8 p.m. at the
temple. The program will feature
soprano Esther Glickman in a
diversified program of opera,
Yiddish and Israeli music, ac-
companied by Ceil Epstein on
piano. Tickets are limited. The
proceeds will be applied toward
the new addition to the
The Tel Aviv Lodge No. 3015
of B'nai B'rith held their annual
installation luncheon and dance
at the Century Holiday Inn on
Jan. 23. Invited dignitaries
assisting in the ceremony were:
Malcolm Fromberg, president-
elect of District 5; Col. Phil
Cohen, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.),
Southern regional director; Jack
Click. New Lodges director; and
Rabbi Emmanuel Eisenberg of
Temple Beth Sholom. Barnett
Marchand, preident for the past
year, was installed for a new
On Feb. 9 the Olympic XI
Lodge No. 2947 of B'nai B'rith in
Boca Raton, Fla., held an ADL
night at the Holiday Inn, High-
land Beach. Featured was a film,
The Arabs of Israel As thi
Arabs See It.
The I,odge's ADL Chairman
Sam Blair has started an ongoing
program to bring "the truth
about Israel to the community in
order to combat millions of Arab
petrodollars being spent in the
United States to spread anti-
Israel and anti-Jewish
Blair says, "Every B'nai B'rith
member must help to disseminate
the truth about Israel, whose
enemies are spending enormous
sums of oil money in a high-
powered move to influence
American public opinion and
whip up anti-Jewish acitivity.
"ADL is our vigilant front line
against those who would do us
harm. We have no alternative, we
must all support the ADL." Blair
The Menorah Chapter of B'nai
B'rith Women of Century Village
will hold their next meeting at
the Salvation Army Citadel,
West Palm Beach, on Tuesday,
March 8 at 1 p.m.
The program will include the
election of officers. All are invited
to attend.
Women's American ORT, Mid-
Palm Chapter, will hold a dinner
at Horsefeathers Cinema
Restaurant on Wednesday,
March 9 at 5:30 p.m.
A complete meal will be served.
Marion Urovsky can provide
more information.
Volunteers are needed to man
the Thrift Shop. Estelle Fein and
Mrion Urovsky can provide more
The next ORT meeting will be
held on Monday, March 14 at the
Lake Worth Library, at 1:30 p.m.
The Century Chapter of
Women's American ORT is
sponsoring a boat ride on the
Paddle Queen and dinner at the
Reef on March 2. For further
information please contact Lillian
On Wednesday. March 23. the
Century Chapter of Women's
American ORT will meet at the
Jewish Community Center, West
Palm Beach at 12:30 p.m. The
book review, given by Walter
Hartman, will deal with A World
Full of Strangers.
The Palm Beach County
Chapter of Hadassah will sponsor
the third in its series of four book
reviews on March 15. Rabbi
Harry Z. Schectman of Congre-
gation Anshei Sholom will review
World of Our Fathers. It will be
held at the West Palm Beach
Public Library on Clematis
Street at 1 p.m. Admission is
The Palm Beach County Chap-
ter of Hadassah will hold their
fourth annual Yad Z'hava
Luncheon (the Golden Hands of
Healing) honoring those
members whose "golden hands"
have contributed to the healing of
"the Daughters of my people"
(Jeremiah). Th* luncheon will be
held on two consecutive days,
Tuesday, March 8 and Wed
Philately has b*en
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_ Now located in Flor
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sell.but we are always interested In
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bership in the American Society of
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nesday, March 9, in the'Venetian
Ballroom of the Breakers in Palm
This will be a special
celebration honoring Hadassah's
sixty-fifth birthday and Palm
Beach County Chapter's thir-
tieth. There will be a fashion
show at each luncheon and a
special presentation, "We Light
Our Menorah," written by Mrs.
Arthur W. Moss, narrated by
Mrs. William Dreier, with
musical background by Mrs.
Moss. The cochairmen for the
event are Mrs. Walter Brand and
Mrs. Henry Ellison.
The Shalom Hadassah Study
Group will meet in March to
continue its three-part series on
Zionism. Frances and Herbert
Sperber will conduct the dis-
cussion on Zionism in the Bible.
Contact Frances Sperber to
verify the date.
The next regular meeting of
the Chai group of Hadassah will
be held on Monday, Feb. 28,
12:30 p.m. in the Poinciana Place
Clubhouse, Lake Worth. Sylvia
Mass, president.-vill conduct J
busmess of the meeting "Si
Anne Greenberg. prom2 u i
man, will introdfce*S ^
speaker who will be'3
Robinson, author, edi,
lawyer and lecturer. *"CaU
Robinson is the founder of,
school in Boston which pll
law students for their barSj
mat.ons. He has lectured onU
for the American Instituu J
ti? g4and,siistedi"y
Who in America.
Yovel Hadassah is conductj
a study group, under the leadeT
ship of Sara Gimble. The seZ
of the Bible to the present ThJ
book These Are My People 1
being used in the course of study!
The February session will featurl
the period of The Knlightenmenl
and the Jewish writers of thai
period, Mendele, Peretz and
Sholem Aleichem, will be disi
cussed. A short story from eaclj
of these writers will be read witj
Mrs. Gimble reading a shoi
story from the latter in Yiddish.
The March session will ba
devoted to the Zionist experience]
Women's Division 'Bank-a-Pledge'\
Introduced for Tax-Free Interest
A "Bank-a-Pledge" savings plan has been introduced by the
Federation's Women's Division.
The project provides for tax-free interest to be added to special
joint accounts with the Jewish Federation toward the con-
tributor's pledge to the Combined Jewish Appeal-Israel
Emergency Fund.
Men and women interested should contact the president of
Atlantic Westside Bank, 4900 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm
Beach, or call the Federation office.
$1 a week $52 $53.64
$3.50 a week $180 (10 x Chai) $185.69
$5 a week $260 $268.23
$1 a DAY $365 $376.57
$10 a week $520 $536.46
$18 a week $936 $965.08
Minimum of $5 required to open account.
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February 25.1977
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 3
CRC Update
Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County
Ambassador Simcha
Dinitz Speaks
u the annual PU-nary Session
PL National .Jewish Conv
llnitv ReUtions Council (rune
Lai Jewish organizations
BlOO Jewish Federations) hdd
gvearin Miami Meach o Jan.
S.26 the featured speaker was
J-S Ambassador to the
feed States. Simcha Dinitz.In
y, address the Ambassador
utlined Israels |H,s.t.ons on the
effort and the PLO:
Q| Israel is ready at any time
to5it face to face with any or all
lib Arab Btates to negotiate a
permanent peace in the Middle
I2i Israel will accept no pre-
Ljjtions (such as involve
Ktreat from territories necessary
fonts security I lor negotiations.
131 The PLO lias no place at a
peace conference since:
-PLO has never renounced
its covenant to destroy and
eliminate the State of Israel.
-PLO uses international
terrorism and gangersterism
lo pain by force and threats
hat the Arab states have so
(ar also accepted as their
goals-the total dismem-
berment of Israel.
The PLO represents
nobody, least of all the Arab
(4| Israel cannot negotiate
through third parties (peact
brokers). She can negotiate onl\
(5) Israel is presently able to
successfully carry on a necessary
defense against any and all Arab
aggression. She will not weaken
this posture unless there is real
assurances 'of security, ac-
ceptable to her.
Led by F.xecutive Director
Norman Schimelman, eight
members of Federation's CRC
attended the Plenary sessions.
They are: Bruce Daniels. Henry
Grossman. Rosalie Grossman.
Evelyn Blum. Barbara Kaplan.
Sidney Falik. Mike Schneider
and Gerry Aronson. Schimelman
stated that he was encouraged by
the participation of so many
members of the Council.
The 1977-78 Joint Planning
Program of NJCRAC will be
issued about May. 1977 and will
be available at Federation offices.
Meanwhile, the Israel Task Force
Chairman Israel Miller, states.
"Peace in the Middle East will
come only as a result of face-to-
face negotiations. Israel's
commitment to peace is
unequivocal. (Achievement of)
peace will not be enhanced by
contracts with groups that do not
share that commitment."
Because Someone Cares
A personal view from the
Bxteutive Director of tin
Jewish Family ami
Children's Service
tote names mentioned in
fKarticles ar, fictitious; client
ijvrmaiion at Jewish Family
fl Children's Service is held in
Unclesl of confidence).
Inthel.isl article in this series.
(toothed upon the subject of
isl and relationship as it ap-
lloa therapist and his client.
-h to elaborate on this theme
lUckiii the days when 1 lived
how) Pennsylvania I had the
Ham tu i. involved in a
Sessional relationship with an
pktual who suffered from a
ac-depressive" psychosis.,. malady had.
Big othei symptoms. Caused
1 t-n i uj make expansive,
I business deals during his
periodi followed by
pfoyably sad weeks wherein
Menl remained in bed
"Mgwork, life and love, The
["Phase Was characterized
"appearance ol "normality"
Ngn nohodj in this gen-
"familj really knew what
was tor himso severe
w mood swings.
Shortly. I discovered the gen-
tleman to share certain interests
in automobiles which I had. I
offered to look "under his hood."
and very shortly thereafter we
were riding about town as lie
"demonstrated" a Mercedes he
had purchased for $300.
This gentleman eventually
received retraining as a rescue
medic and began to earn the first
steady pay check the family has
seen in years. My efforts were
only a part of a variety of
Lecnniquea the community's
professionals had used with him.
But I d, vividly recall that a
simple offer of tangible
assistance was a spur which
broke through a wall 01 resistance
and allowed a basic trusting
relationship to begin. Riding
around town with a client ma\
have seemed a strange thing to
do to some but not to him.
' the Jewish Family and
Children's Sen ice is a non-profit
agency designed to meal the
social, emotional and counseling
needs of the Jewish community
of Palm lleach County.)
Sisterhood to
Repeat Concert
EDITOR, The Jewish Floridian:
The sisterhood of
Congregation Anshei Sholom
contributes $25,000 to Building
Fund for addition to our
Synagogue, which consists of a
connecting "Social Room"
I seating :}.r>0l and a chapel for our
now famous daily Minyan. Areas
leading to lobby will be enclosed
and air-conditioned. Additional
bathrooms will be built.
In accordance with Florida
laws for parking and land-
scaping, we will now reach the
limit allowed on the land we own.
To celebrate this historical oc-
casion. Sisterhood planned a
Purim concert for Saturday.
March 5, at 8 p.m.. which was ar-
In the mail
ranged and sold out in a week. A
repeat performance will be given
on Sunday, March 13 at 8 p.m. in
our syynagogue. For tickets, call
Bessie Hoffman.
We are grateful to Ms. Esther
Glickman. concert recitalist and
operatic artist whose program
will include songs from many
lands: Yiddish. Israeli and
familiar arias. She is our own
"life member" and we are very
proud of her. Ms. Ceil Epstein, an
outstanding pianist, has ap-
peared in concert with her on
many occasions, and will help
make this a "special event." Our
Rabbi Harry Z. Schectman will
give us his special spiritual uplift.
"Orchids" to our president.
Blossom Cohen, and all the
people who work as a great big
team to make our dreams become
realities. We hereby invite
everyone to help us raise the
hinds to carry on our work on
behalf of the residents of Century
Shirley Fleishman. Chairman
Founding President of
ni\ involvement with {*jng a new treatment
*nere his doctors were
'Bering Lithium-a
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woman of incredible
and endurance, who
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Jathood and professional
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Camp hiQhlanfceR
Horse Shoe, North Carolina Near Asheville
A Residential Camp for Boys and Girls Ages 716 offering a
wide selection of activities and times to fit every vacation
plan with 3-6-9 week sessions beginning June 19 and one
week of popular Family Camping Aug. 21-27.
Program Offerings:
Wilderness Camping
River Canoeing]
Rock Climbing
Gymnastics & Dance
land Sports
River Rafting
Horseback Riding
Bicycle Moto-X
Archery & Riflery
Arts & Crafts |
far further ieformofjon contact Air. Tim T. Harris,
1501 N E 62nd St., Ft touderdole, Florida 33334
Phone (305)772-6550
Presenting an award to Robert Regalbuto. I right) General
Manager of WPTV Channel 5 is Norman Schimelman,
executive director of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
County. Regalbuto received the award in recognition of "his
interest and cooperation with the Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County in the production of "Mosaic", the Federation
sponsored television program aired Sunday mornings at 10:30
a.m. on Channel5.
A Open Letter to the Community
Dear Community Member.
You are cordially invited to attend an open house at the Jewish
Family and Children's Service's new quarters at 2411 Okeechobee
Blvd.. West Palm Beach. Our open house will be on Monday.
March 7, between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. You will have the
opportunity to meet our new staff member. Irene Goldgrabben.
ACSW as veil as Steven Levitt. ACSW our executive director
and other members of the staff and its board of directors. A brief
service of dedication will be held at 5 p.m.
Looking forward to seeing you.
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the Savage s
Mountain Hiotlte
250 Boys Girls Age 5 16
Mature, experienced staff, 1 per 4 campers
Complete activity program includes
Sknng, Canoeing, Sailing, Swimming,Tennis, Horseback Riding
tandsporls, Crafts, Overnight Comping. Trips Plus
Sabbath Services. Friday Eve
Doctors and RN's in residence
Inquiries Invited
P.O. Box 41 4450, Normandy Br.
Miami Beach, Fla. 33141
For Boys & Girls 6-16 i\l
All Land and Water Sports Waterskiing and Riding Daily
Pro Golf and Tennis Arts and Crafts Sailing. Scuba
Trips by Canoe Horseback Riding Special Teen Program
Reading and Math Clinics Traditional Friday & Sabbath
Services Bar Mitrvah Lessons All Dietary Laws Observed
M.D. I 2 R.N.'s Staff our Modern Infirmary at ALL Times.
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, February?
Histadrut Conference
The Israel Histadrut Foundation held its 11th annual
conference earlier this month at the Fontainebleau Hotel.
Histadrut touches the lives in one way or another of
some two million Israelis daily, be it through Kupat
Holim, the nation's health service, or the Histadrut
vocational school system, cultural and educational cen-
ters, homes for the aged and children's villages.
This vast network is largely financed through the Israel
Histadrut Foundation by American contribution.
National Chairman Rabbi Leon Kronish has declared
that IHF is "almost irresitible because it reminds every
Jew of his moral obligation to adopt Israel as an extra
beneficiary of his estate."
What our own community's Rabbi Kronish is saying is
that participation in this program helps Israel in its
emergence as a strong nation among the peoples of the
South Florida hopes the conference and its deliberations
went well. They are worthy of all our attention.
Brotherhood Award
Over the past few decades, there has been enormous
progress in human rights in our country.
Somehow, in terms of human rights, we tend to think of
the monolithic power of the federal government and the
rqjo the government plays in equal access >' equal op-
But time was when human rights were neither a
fashionable cause nor of much implemental concern to the
government. Too easily do we forget the tough and at
times sweaty work done in the early days by individuals
and organizations that ultimately made human rights a
noble endeavor and a governmental preoccupation.
One such organization is the National Conference of
Christians and .lews, which recently marked its Silver
Anniversary at a Brotherhood Awards Dinner at the
Fontainebleau Hotel.
We are proud to note the award to William S. Ruben as
the .Jewish recipient of this year's NCCJ Brotherhood
Medallion. He is joined by Bill Colson and Don Shula, who
also received awards for their activity in behalf of the
distinguished principles of NCCJ.
Ruben, president of Jordan Marsh-Florida, has an
enviable record in civic and philanthropic community
affairs, ranging from trustee of the Greater Miami Jewish
Federation to board member of Florida International Uni-
versity and the Greater Miami Philharmonic.
Ruben and the other recipients well represent NCCJ's
noble ideals. No federal regulations can substitute for the
heart and the spirit that men such as these and
organizations such as the NCCJ espouse in the supreme
cause of Brotherhood.
Government Bars Reentry
Of PLO Representative
The government today barred the
reentry into the U.S. of Sabri
Jiryis, an official of the Palestine
Liberation Organization, on
grounds that the PLO is a pro-
scribed group under American
law and because on a previous
occasion, Jiryis had falsified
information in applying for a
U.S. visa.
State Department spokesman
Frederick Z Brown said "We
have decided not to seek waivers
for Jiryis to come to the U.S. to
attend a Quaker conference this
BROWN SAID, "We have
occasionally allowed a PLO
representative or people affiliated
with the PLO to come to the U.S.
but not for political activity. In
the case of Jiryis, if he were to
give a speech at this Quaker
meeting, that would be
reasonably construed as a
political acti\ ity. For that reason
our recommendation was not in
favor of the waiver."
Brown acknowledged, under
questioning, that Secretary of
State Cyrus R. Vance's visit to
the Middle East in pursuit of
progress toward an Arab-Israeli
settlement "is one of the factors
taken into account" in the
government's decision.
While in the U.S. last fall he
met privately with individual
Jews in New York and Washing-
ton before he was ordered to leave
the country by Nov. 30.
Jewish Floridian
Bigotry Against Sephardi Jews
OFFICIAL Spanish circles do
not make much of it, which may
be a sign of their breathtaking
humanitariartism, or else their
need to expiate ancient sins.
Still, they are quietly letting it
be known that when Morocco
stepped up the country's anti-
Semitic policies against its
250,000 Jews to make Libya's
strong man Col. Qaddafi happy,
it issued entry permits to 50,000
Jews who applied for them.
SOME OF these official
Spanish circles are frank to
suggest that the permits were not
humanitarian at all but simply a
way of retaliating against
Qaddafi and the Palestine Liber-
ation Organization which these
days finds in Qaddafi just about
its only ardent public defender
among Arab potentates.
The Spanish trace their recent
problems with terrorism in the
Canary Islands to Qaddafi who,
they surmise, is using PLO forces
as mercenaries to take over the
islands from Spain and establish
a forward base in the Mediter-
ranean against Fortress Europa.
Qaddafi considers the con-
tinent a bastion of "Zionist sym-
pathies'' and, among Arab
leaders, would be unique in
envisioning and financing such a
project. Understood in these
terms, the Spanish strategy is
not a Don Quixote tilting against
windmills. It makes good sense.
STILL, to be perfectly ob-
jective, the willingness to accept
50,000 Jews does not not if
Spain is trying, despite its
troubles with Qaddafi. to
maintain good relations with
other Arabs.
The question of Spain's
motives apart, one is forced to
wonder why so substantial a
numlxT of .lews were ignored by
Israel. To hear Spanish official
circles tell it. the explanation is
not that Israel ignored the Mo-
roccan .Jews at all. What hap-
pened was that many did go to
Hut as in the case of large
numlx-rs of Soviet Jews, the
Moroccans found conditions in
Israel not to their liking.
THEY WERE emigrating for
political and religious, not eco-
nomic reasons. A new life in
Israel solved their victimization
from religious oppression.
But in their view, they paid for
it with the kind of economic
privation they had not antici-
pated or experienced before. In
short, the sharply limited oppor-
tunity to which they could look
forward in Israel made many of
them foolishly wonder why they
had left Morocco in the first
Jewish nationals to quj
sirs hl*?s
In addition, the Moroccans had
to contend with something the
Soviets never dreamed of per-
secution in Israel, in this case,
against Sephardi Jews. When the
news got out, an embarrassing
number of Morocco's Jews opted
for Spain instead.
THIS IS a grim story. One
Spanish official with whom I
spoke documents it with
depressing accuracy.
For me, the question of limited
economic opportunity is not the
issue here. Persecution against
the Sephardi community is. As
early as the mid-1960s, a news-
letter published in Jerusalem by
the Community of Oriental Jews
began to publicize the statistical
data demonstrating the accuracy
of their charges of bigotry
against them.
And only last week, Nessim
Gaon, president of the World
Sephardi Organization, accused
Israel of encouraging and per-
petuating the social and eco-
nomic gap between Ashkenazim,
Jews of European extraction, and
Sephardim, or Middle Eastern
and Oriental Jews.
Sephardi Jews find things so
difficult in Israel that many may
well be tempted to return to the
countries of their origin. There
have been "recent invitations
from Arab governments.'' he
While such invitations ob-
viously do not include any from
madman Qaddafi and his crowd,
other Arab potentates would be
[X'rfectly delighted to welcome
back the Jews they chased with
an eye on the favorable inter-
national public opinion that
would accrue to them that in
the old days automatically went
to Israel and that these days
seems somehow to elude the
Israeli grasp.
Such invitations would
discount if not devastate Israeli
statistics on Arab oppression of
Jewish minorities in their own
lands as "Zionist propaganda."
derstands the motive behind the
Arab invitations to their former
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unfair and unequal for n
charges Gaon.lhat VS
marginal employment to wK
Sephardi Jews are consimJr
force them to do so. lgnednay
It must here be understood
that Gaon isn't talking 7KJ
Jews, as in the case of theM?
cans, who don't want to suffer.
reduced standard of living hut
who are simply rebelling again*
prejudice. 6 w
As a critical example, Gaon
noted that of the 42 members of
the Jewish Agency's Board of
Governors, only one is
Furthermore, in a country1,
where the Ashkenazi birthrate k
suicidally low, Sephardi Jews by
conviction and tradition have the |
kind of high birthrate that well
equals the Arabs'.
Gaon, apartment complexes I
deliberately deny access to such
families, keep apartments empty
for long periods of time and wait
to fill them with Ashkenazi olim.
Gaon warns that the number of
Sephardi Jews Israel may lose
internally as a consequence of
such frank prejudice may well
exceed the number of "desirable"
immigrants the country goes
begging for externally.
All of this sounds desperately
one-sided in the Sephardi favor.
My own experience in Israel has
shown the immensity of the
social, economic and educational
problems that the Sephardim
pose. In a real sense, they parallel
the problems posed by dis-
advantaged Black and Hispanic
communities in the United
States, and there are no easy
TO PUT it bluntly, it cannoi
be denied that many Ashkenazi
Jews look at Sephardi Jews
much as they do at Arabs. There
is the same hostility, the same
sense of confronting an enemy.
an alien culture, an alien
Still, if there is substance to it,
in terms of the sheer survival of
Israel, Occidental Israelis
(Anglo-Saxons, as they call
themselvesl are playing with I
dynamite in terms of their alleged
indifference to the Orientals,
Prof. Ernest Kraus writes in
Haaretz that, in 20 years the;
Jewish population in Israel will
increase to four million from the
present three million, providing
immigration reaches 25,000
THE PRESENT three-million
figure was reached by Am
sweat. There were 1.600.000
immigrants ^"""AHE
between 1947 and 1948. The
natural increase among them
since then, and the pre-StaU
pioneers, serve as the basis for
The moat recent Jewish
population statistics.
On the other hand, the Arab
population, as a consequence w
natural increase only, doubled
from 250,000 to half a million in
the same period of time.
Furthermore, it is estimated
that this figure will double agam
by 1993. This means that in lew I
than 20 years. Israel's pop*""
will consist of three million
Arabs, including the adnun-i
istered areas, and the projecua
four million Jews, an
crease of 100 percent as Bf*"""
Jewish increase of only & P
terms, the prophecy of V
terrorist George Habash ma
awesome sense^ "Time and 'J*
birthrate." he has said, are
our side." i
In this demographic race
Coninued on Pg

February*.*. 19"
The Jewish Fbridian of Palm Beach County
Page 5
Doing Business With Russia;
Who's on First?
Continued from Pa*e 1
rth Moscow for principal work
a new international airport,
lie other Western company
ie submitted proposals for
Cher parts of the project.
Another commitment is to
Jend subscriber trunk dialing.
Uch exists between major cities
Jthe Soviet Union, to foreign
tials before the Games -
SU the Russians expect 7.000
, Inalists to attend French.
. apaneseand British firms are
1 already supplying telecom-
munications systems.
AS ONE American business-
nan in Moscow put it: "It 'shard
to think of any items from com-
ou[l,r svstems to soft drinks.
which the Russians do not want
to import for the Olympics."
The commercial race for new
contracts is being run at an ever-
fatter pace in Moscow and other
Hast Kuropean capitals despite
concern shown in a recent OECD
re-trutt-d" report over the surge
in it* Soviet bloc's debt to the
WiM estimated to reach $38
billion by the end of this year.
Apart from Russia's massive
mindeals, which put millions of
dollars on the Soviet bloc's debts.
the East Europeans are also in
the red because of the Western
market's reluctance to step up
imports. The bloc's share of
Western imports has risen from
10percent over the past five
pus w hile Western exports in
the same period jumped from 26
In 16 percent.
Hut Western businessmen are
not put ofl by the OECD war-
rant; "East European countries
have an image to keep up and so
brhave maintained a meticulous
payments record." said one
erchanl banker in London. And
other bankers agree that there is
no indication whatsoever that
members ol Comecon the
Soviet bloc's Common Market
ill default.
IRONICALLY, points out one
West German trader, the OF.C'I)
meeting in Paris last ()ctober was
inspired by U.S. Secretary of
Slate Henry Kissinger last June
when he warned that the fast-
gmwing trade with the Soviet
bloc could be used by Moscow as
a political lever. Yet it was a
Kissinger theory that the United
States should make technology
available to the F.ast Europeans
in order to get the Soviet bloc's
technicians hooked" on it.
At the time. Kiss:nger's game
plan was that the more the
Russians relied on Western
know-how. the less likely the
Kremlin would be to engage in
adventures which would provoke
the U.S. to cut the supply line.
"When the U.S.-Soviet trade
agreement collapsed because of
the freer emigration clause
Washington tried to impose, the
Americans lost $1.6 billion in
business with Moscow. Now they
may be maneuvering a scare to
gain lost ground." says a French
WHETHER THIS is so or not.
the Americans are having con-
siderable success in other parts of
Eastern Europe. At Poland's
annual Poznan Fair this year. 108
U.S. firms were present. Their
sales during the exhibition to
taled $7.7 million, and projected
sales for a year resulting from the
Fair are put at almost S4H
million. "By 1980. the total
turnover for U.S.-Polish trade
should reach $2 billion." says
Alex Hertzberg, director of the
U.S. Trade Development Center
in Warsaw. Similar successes
were also noted at last month's
Bucharest trade fair.
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Trade fairs in Eastern Europe
are becoming increasingly im-
portant for Western firms. But
there are complaints. Rates for
space at Sokolniki Perk.
Moscow's major exhibition
center, are about the same as in
the West. But charges for
utilities, labor, services and
security make costs uo to four
times higher than for a similar
show in Paris or Frankfurt.
Labor practices would make a
capitalist blush: workmen at
Sokolniki Park, for example, are
paid $!) a day by the government
which charges $30 a day for their
services. "But when you realize
that you may come away with a
major contract on the hook, you
just grin and hand over the
cash.'' says one U.S.
In order to offset payment for
new contracts the Russians,
closely followed by other East
European countries, are con-
centrating on deals based on buy-
back or COinter purchase
IN A buy-Mack deal a Western
firm supplying, for example.
shoe-making equipment to
Bulgaria would be obliged to take
part-payment in shoes from the
production line. With counter -
purchases. goods need not
necessarily come from the
production line. Some Western
firms are already heavily com-
mitted to such dealing.
A West German firm manu-
facutring steel piping has eight
employees working on sales of
imported goods.
But such deals can create
problems for the Western busi-
nessman. A French company
which agreed to take part -
payment in shirts found out after
the contract had been signed that
there was a sales outlet
The company they were
dealing with had its own repre-
sentative in the West. There is
concern, too, over "dumping" of
East European goods on the
Western market.
EARLIER THIS year, British
firms complained to the govern-
ment about the flood of East
German suits, retailing at only
$25. And at Bucharest's tradi
fair. Britain's anti-dumpinj
measures this time on poly
ester fibers figured high ii
talks between senior British
government officials and their
Rumanian counterparts.
Whatever the outcome, buy-
back and counter-purchase is
likely to become an increasingly
important part of East-West
trade in the future. As one
American trader put it: "The day
may come when F.ast European
manufacturers will be calculating
on Western computers the
number New Yorkers who are
wearing Russian suits."
Israel Signs Economic Agreement
Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal
Allon asked the Council of
Ministers of the European Eco-
nomic Community (EEC) to
preserve a poUtical balance and
neutrality in its negotiations with
the Arab countries.
Allon, who earlier signed
Israel's financial agreement with
the nine-member states
organization, warned the Council
that the "Euro-Arab dialogue'' is
taking a political turn.
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cigarette? Let's take a look.
More is longer. And burns slower.
That means there's more time to enjoy those
extra puffs of its smooth, mild taste.
More is styled leaner. And it's burnished brown.
That means it looks as good as it tastes.
More. It's like any really good cigarette.
And much more.
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That Cigarette Smoking Is Dangerous to Your Health.
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Page 6
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, Februag,^^
Jewish Community Center Presents
Pre-School Programs will be
expanded at the Jewish Com-
munity Center by popular
demand. Ask about new in-
novations in Jewish Cultural
Enrichment programs.
Parallel Moms and Tots
programs will be announced for
mornings. If you have any pref-
erence as to days of the week,
please call Wayne Karlin at the
JCC. Mothers will be treated to
experiences in parenting
philosophy while their little ones
are meaningfully occupied.
Children's Department an-
nounces a Summer Program for
the summer of '77. Five days per
week, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-
schoolers will have a. half-day
option. Each child can be
registered for two-week sessions.
Summer Programs will begin on
Monday, June 13 and through
Aug. 26. In order to be sure to
reserve the weeks of your choice,
based on your family's needs,
please mail a deposit of $20 per
child with the dates of your
selection to the Jewish Com-
munity Center Summer
Programs. (This deposit will be
no n-refundable.)
JCC Summer Programs will
use the facilities of Temple Beth-
El and Parks and Recreation
Areas in addition to our own air-
conditioned facilities.
The emphasis of the program
will be Creative and Performing
Arts. Only JCC members will be
able to participate in this
program. Special payment plans
can be arranged through a
private interview with Fran Witt.
Mature staff and proven spe-
cialists in music, dance and
drama and the arts will engage
with children to provide an
optimum summer experience.
Teenagers aged 15-18 years can
register now at the JCC office,
with a deposit of $100, for a
fabulous summer in Israel. All of
South Florida teenagers will join
together with teens from all over
the USA to experience Israel.
Total cost is $1,200 plus round
trip to New York ($162). Open to
JCC members only. Sunday, May
15 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, June 12
at 2 p.m. will be the dates of
orientation. Call Wayne Karlin,
The JCC Women's League will
hold a luncheon on Tuesday,
March 1 at 10 a.m. at the JCC.
Eleanor Weinstock, past
president of the League of
Women Voters, will talk on the
Equal Rights Amendment.
Luncheon will follow the talk. A
babysitter will be in attendance
for a nominal fee. Tickets for the
luncheon and talk are available at
the JCC office or any JCC
Women's League member.
Eleanor Weinstock is an out-
standing exponent of ERA. She
will share the facts upon which
you may make your decision.
Special: News Bulletin: At the
most recent meeting of the JCC
Women's League the following
officers were elected: President,
Elaine Soloway; Vice President,
Ellen Weingard; Secretary,
Frieda Shefter; Treasurer, Sheryl
Davidoff; Publicity, Carole
Klein. A Passover Seder spon-
sored by the JCC Women's
League for young families with
school children will be held on
Saturday, April 2 at the JCC. A
creative Haggadah will be
developed so that the children
can actively participate. Only 15
families can be accommodated.
The cost will be based on ex-
penses and be shared by every-
one. Reserve now. Call Elaine
Soloway at 626*464. Only JCC
Women's League members and
their families may inquire. JCC
Women's League dues are $8 per
The Israel Independence Day
Committee has committed them-
selves to making this annual
celebration one of the biggest
events in Palm Beach County
this year. May 1 is the day that
all Jewish people must set aside
in order to join with every Jewish
organization to give Israel the
best Birthday Party to date.
Plans are being worked out for
motorcades starting in Delray,
Boynton, as well as Century
Village, and meeting at the Palm
Beach Auditorium where booths
of educational and informational
materials will be on display. An
exciting program is now in the
planning stage and more in-
formation will be available in the
very near future. Contributions
have already started to come in
from the different Jewish
organizations to underwrite the
cost of the Auditorium. Be
certain that your organization is
represented on the roll of honor.
For additional information call
the JCC at 689-7700.
If you have always wanted to,
but were afraid to, now is your
chance to become well versed in
the language that is used all over
the world! The Yiddish Con-
versation and Culture Class
taught by Shoshanah Flexer
meets Wednesdays, 3 to 4:15
p.m. Every Jewish person should
understand the many wonderful
words that cannot be translated
into any other language. Come
and befrelich and learn!
Continuous registration for
Ulpan (conversation Hebrew) is
takirig place. Reading and
writing skills are part of the
curriculum. Taught by Yosi
Yativ, certified Ulpan instructor,
the course will have you con-
versing in Iurit by the end of the
15-week semester. Beginners,
Intermediates and Advanced
levels are offered. Call Sue Levi
for registration and placement.
JCC Fine Art* Programs for
Adults: Instruction in oil, brush,
knife, watercolor and drawing
techniques by Richard Sulea,
BFA, MA, Kent State Uni-
versity. Class meets Mondays 8
to 10:30 p.m. at the JCC.
Registration is limited. Call Mr.
Sulea for further details at 845-
Disco and Ballroom Dancing is
Great! Every Tuesday night,
singles and couples of all ages
learn the Hustle, Bus Stop, etc..
from 7:30 to 8:30 p. m. in the JCC
Lounge. Social dancing for all
follows. David Brunner, formerly
with the Laurels Country Club of
New York, is the instructor. JCC
members $1; non-members $3.
JCC Widow to Widower Work-
shop, an ongoing activity, meets
twice monthly. Mutual help and
sharing is the basis of this
successful JCC program. Tapes,
films, speakers and open group
discussions are just part of the
program. Next meeting, Sunday,
Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. Some of us meet
for the "early bird" special at
Waist Watchers at 4:30 p.m. and
continue on to the JCC Work-
shop from there. Sue Levi will be
happy to explain the program to
you. Call 689-7700. Note: March
6, special film: "Widows."
The Jewish Community Center
has formed two groups of
unattacheds. The Young R & Rs,
35-years and under and the Prime
Time Club, 35 to 55 years. Social
events, game nights, films and
lectures are just part of the pro-
gramming. To be put on our
mailing list call 689-7700.
Purim Seudah for JCC paid-up
members only. Sunday, March 6,
3 to 6 p.m. members and their
families will celebrate with a Pot-
Luck Supper. Games, groggers
and Purim costumes. Call
Charlotte Steinhoff, chairperson
at 689-7700 and let her know
what your Shalach Monos dish
will be
Sunday for Seniors meets
every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.
This group features a variety of
entertainment, lectures, films, or
discussions. This is followed by
table games, which include
lessons in backgammon, bridge
and canasta. Our special guest on
Feb. 27 will be Henry Gilbert.
JCC organizational chairman of
the Israel Independence Day
Celebration. Please join us. For
further information call Joel
Levine, 689-7700.
On March 8, 1 to 3 p.m. Second
Tuesday of the Month Club
presents its "First Anniversary
Birthday Purim Celebration."
We have two very special guests
on this occasion. Firstly, Barbara
Hurst, of RSVP Volunteer Corps
will be the speaker. This will be
followed by Shoshana Flexer,
professional interpreter of Israeli
and Yiddish songs, who will
perform traditional Purim music.
Hamantashen will be served. The
donation will be 50 cents. Please
join us for a most enjoyable
Special News Bulletin: The
Comprehensive Senior Service
Center has been operating since
Feb. 15. This new facility, which
is affiliated with the Jewish Com-
munity Center, offers a wide
range of activities to all seniors.
The services of the CSSC in-
cludes: Information and Referral,
Out-Reach programs. Social
Workers on duty, Adult Edu-
cation Courses, as well as a
variety of social and cultural
functions. Jean Rubin is the co-
ordinator of this new Senior
Center and she welcomes all to be
involved in this exciting en-
Join the JCC Booster "Chai"
Club. $18 per Senior Citizen, lists
your names in the new Compre-
hensive Senior Service Center as
a Booster Member of the Jewish
Community Center to support
the JCC Senior Services.
Payment required prior to March
15 to be listed as a Booster
Member. Enjoy membership
privileges in JCC activities for
nine months at this special one-
time rate. Contact the JCC. 689-
7700 for more information.
The Jewish Community Cen-
ter's Basketball Team is really on
the move lately. On Feb. 3, the
squad was victorious over
Coleman Park Boys Club. The
game was close throughout with
only a few points separating the
final outcome. Darrell Ganz,
Tony Lampert and Captain Doug
Ball led the way with 18, 14 and
23 points respectively. On Feb.
10, the JCC put up a valiant
effort against Optimist Club No.
3, but were overcome 81-67.
Bruce Gold, Josh Becker and Jeff
Rubin were standouts in this
game. A special note of recog-
nition is extended to Mark
Feldman for his leadership
qualities exhibited in the last
game. The JCC Basketball Team
welcomes its newest member,
David Saville, to the group. If
anyone is interested in joining,
contact Joel Levine at 689-7700.
Temple University Program
for Jewish Professionals: Temple
University in Philadelphia. Pa.,
and the National Jewish Welfare
Board have announced a new
graduate professional
preparation program in health,
physical education and recreation
for Jewish community center
personnel. The program is
designed to prepare students for
leadership positions in the ad-
ministration of major Jewish
community centers and YM-
YWHAs. For details about this
Master of Education Degree in
recreation and leisure studies,
contact Vivian Becker, executive
munity Center of Palm Beach
The JCC is operating a Beit
Cafe (Coffee House) for Teens
every other weekend 8 p.m. to
midnight on Saturday nights.
Come with a date, or by yourself
for a mellow evening of good
stereo music, chess, back-
gammon, coffee and companion-
ship. The cost is 50 cents
donation at the door. Drop over
this Saturday. Feb. 26.
Mime is being taught by the
well-known pantomimist Yacov
Noy for youngsters on Tuesdays
from 4 to 5 p.m. and adults 5 to 6
p.m. Call the JCC to join this
exciting course!
Sleep Away: Camp ap-
plications for Camp Barney
Medintz, in Atlanta, Ga., are
available at the Jewish Com-
munity Center of the Palm
Beaches. The camp is owned and
operated by the JCC of Atlanta
and is supervised under the
guidelines of JWB and the
Jennifer Weingard enjoys the
Jewish Community Center^
Babysitting activity ,,,/,,-j,
mother enjoys tht
Women's League mee
preparing for the forthcoming
luncheon and information on
TmC|?T(:ampaign Association]
The h:ghest principles of conducJ
are maintained by the Dn
fessional staff who are nrrn
fessionally oriented and com]
nutted to Jewish values.
Contributions received to dates
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West Palm Beach Auditorium:
Jewish War Veterans siool
Norman Axe
Keystone Social Club igl
Boynton Beach Coalition loo|
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of the palm beaches, inc.
241S Okeechobce Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida 3341
Telephone 689-7700
Pianist Shehori to Perform Here
The third program of the
Temple Beth El, Young Israeli
Artist Series will take place on
March 20. Sunday at 8 p.m. in
Senter Hall. The guest artist will
be Mordecai Shehori, pianist.
Shehori was born in Tel Aviv
into an artistic family. His father
was an Israeli actor and his
brother is a painter and art critic.
Shehori gave his first concert
at the age of 9 and continued to
perform frequently thereafter. A
graduate of the Rubin Academy
of Music. Tel Aviv, he continued
Ins studies at the Julliard School
New York through and
America-Israel Culture
dation Scholarship.
In 1970. Shehori was first prize
winner of the Beethoven
Memorial Competition in
Jerusalem and in 1972 was the
Young Artists in Performance
He has performed widely in
Israel and the United States,
making his debut in New York in
1974. In 1976. he performed at
the Carnegie Recital Hall.
Along with his musical talent,
Shehori is also a talented artist.
The program for March 20 will
consist of selections from Mozart.
Brahms, Chopin and Ravel.
Tickets will be available at the
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 7
JDidn't Convince
0French Consul
j.wi.hFloridianSUff Writer
French Consul General
Gilbert Bochet denied here
w Thursday that the
French government
knuckled under to Arab oil
pressures or feared terrorist
Lrisals if they did not re-
l^se Abu Daoud, the PLO
terrorist usPe^ed f
masterminding the 1972
Munich Olympic Massacre,
and further maintained
that the French laws of
extradition were applied
"correctly" in the case.
Bochet flew to Miami
from New Orleans
voluntarily to meet with
leaders of the Greater
Miami Jewish Federation
Community Relations
Committee and other Jew-
ish organization leaders in
what turned out to be, ac-
cording to Donald Lefton,
chairman of the CRC, not
a new French statement on
the case, but a public re-
lations gesture.
"NOTHING WAS solved."
Lefton said. "The unfortunate
rt was that we came hoping to
ar something other than what
the French government said in
[he past."
Rabbi Sol Landau of Beth
David Congregation also
remarked that the meeting "was
not found satisfactory."
Bochet admitted that the
controversy did cause "some
kind of embarrassment," and
aid he "would have hoped for
something better than that which
look place."
THE FRENCH secret service
detained Daoud in Paris in mid-
January and a French court
released him four days later,
before extradition documents
from West Germany or Israel
ere prepared, despite a French
w which allows 18 days for
| fling extradition requests.
. Public opinion in general and
Jewish opinion in particular
"red up against the French
fovernment for its action, but the
government stood firm.
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According to the Consul
General, the Daoud release was
judicial, not political. Asked if
France would have acted in the
same manner had those slain at
Munich been Americans, he
replied, "Yes, most probably,"
adding that Daoud wasn't
released because the slain were
Jewish men and women. There
was nothing- anti-Israel in the
French action.
"THERE IS no legal case
against him (Daoud)," Bochet
said, voicing the official French
position that there was no crime
committed in France or against a
French citizen and thus did not
fall under the jurisdiction of
French law.
Lefton questioned the moral as
iposed to the legal aspects of
situation adding that, "We
do things (in the U.S.) because
they're right."
Bochet indicated that the
angry response from the Florida
Jewish community had been
large. He received "100 letters of
firotest from Florida," more than
rom any other state.
BUT, he said, "emotions are
not the right way to settle a
problem or a situation."
Bochet expressed the view that
the French government felt it had
been tried by the press.
"It was a very bad, very wrong
thing that some articles could be
written in newspapers without
the French position clearly
known," he said.
BOCHET ALSO indicated
that a Jewish travelers' boycott
u \nce ** ye* "doesn't affect
the French economy." He added
however, that many French Jews
benefit directly from the tourist
trade and said that he felt they
were the ones who would be hurt
most by the boycott.
"I've been pleased that our
meeting has been a quiet one. It
gave us an opportunity to ex-
press our views/' Bochet said. He
did concede, however, that "I am
sure I didn't convince
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"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
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.
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, February 25,
//v Bookbinder, (second from left), Washington Representative
for the American Jewish Committee was the featured sneaker
Mapam Opposes Peres Candidacy
at the Feb. IS, Jewish Federation Community Forum. Pictured
with him are Forum committee members. Dr. Dennis Tartakow
Thelma ('Footsie) Newman, and Dr. Peter Wunch. Bookbinder
discussed the Carter Administration stating an "optimistic"
feeling within the Jewish community.
Mapam is on record as
opposing Defense Minister
Shimon Peres in his bid to
oust Prime Minister
Yitzhak Rabin as leader of
the Labor Party.
The leader of the Labor
Party is also in effect the
leader of the Labor Align-
ment in which Mapam is
one of the two partners.
THE MAPAM convention, in
agreeing by a 527-313 vote to
remain in the Alignment, did not
only make it conditional on the
Labor Party accepting the
recommendation of its political
subcommittee that Israel express
willingness for territorial changes
on all fronts.
It also set a condition that
Labor nominate for Prime Min-
Mter a man who can identify
himself with this policy and be
trusted to implement it when he
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as official opposition to Peres
who is considered a hardliner on
the issues of the territories
Mapam also demanded that
the Labor Party be ready to move
toward a socialist economic
policy, a softer attitude toward
Israeli Arabs and the creation of
Labor Mapam forums at which
policies could be worked out. The
Labor Party's answer will come
at its convention Feb. 22.
THE DECISION to oppose
Peres came after a heated dis-
cussion. Meir Talmi, Mapam's
secretary general, who supported
the resolution, said, "No one can
demand of us that we shall not
have a say as to the candidate for
Kosher for Passover
Prime Minister because there is a
political significance to the man
who will head the list."
Talmi stressed the opposition
was not "personal" but
The delegates opposed to
intervening in the Labor Party
struggle, led by veteran party
leader Meir Yaari, argued that it
was the Labor leadership that
was at stake and it was up to
Labor alone to settle it.
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 9
jtural Gas Caper
light on Schedule
lHINGTON though
je ringing throughout
Hill hallways, the natural
% that they are
1 withholding supplies
L up prices.
Le been able to confirm
L, cells have been capped
Tms held in the ground.
jL] government has
^ showing Gulf Oil Com-
ics withheld gas from
Ljjtomers up north.
]|0il has an incredible two
, cubic feet of gas in its
m Both companies have
Kchnical problems as an
\for holding back the flow
GULF and Shell have
jen accused of illegally
r gas off the market. Yet
Power Commission
shown any interest in
charges so far. And the
Department has been
enthusiastic about
; the gas hoarders.
(congressmen believe that
tare to regulate the in-
really responsible for
icrisis. The way they see
5 companies were led to
deregulation was
und the corner.
Rogers Morton ac-
old a group of oil exec-
i the White House: "Our
is to serve you, not
I Hill insiders believe the
npanies have been en-
to hold back their
and wait for higher
Now, several congress-
I by Rep. John Moss (D.,
^ire urging the new attor-
pneral. Griffin Bell, to
pit the big gas companies.
lido more to stimulate the
I gas. they believe, than
r action.
VE also learned that
Secretary Cecil Andrus
ating charges of price-
y the gas producers.
I at Interior told us that
i demanded a special task
t within a week.
ivestigation is being
by a former Federal
Commission economist
David Schwartz. Sch-
i a reputa t ion as a tough
liter who is skeptical of
land gas crowd.
|task force investigating
s,dispatched to the U.S
Survey office in
. La. There the investi-
I pore over information
"on oil and gas reserves.
"" is skeptical of even
Pvernmenfs own in-
II The problem is that
"nment's figures are
the oil and gas in-
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ficiency, no telephone system in
the world can match the product
of U.S. ingenuity. But Americans
are also dependent on the phone
system. If anything should go
wrong with our national tele-
phone exchanges, the country
would be plunged into a com-
munications catastrophe.
The telephone network is
dominated by the American Tele-
phone and Telegraph Company.
But lately, a series of Federal
Communications Commission
rulings have opened the door to
more competition. Of course, AT
and T doesn't want to lose its
monopoly and the company is
spending millions to fight the
AT and T executives have been
lobbying on Capitol Hill to gain
favor for a "Consumer Com-
munications Reform Act.''
Actually, the bill has nothing to
do with consumer reforms.
ON THE contrary, if passed
into law, the act would effectively
eliminate all competition within
the industry. But three
courageous congressmen have
decided to take on "Ma Bell."
They are Richard Ottinger of
New York, Charles Whalen of
Ohio and Tim Wirth of Colorado.
They have prepared a tough
resolution to replace AT and T's.
The congressmen's proposed
act says in part, "Competition in
the tele-communications industry
should be permitted wherever
such competition serves the
public." The two bills should give
Congress a clear choice between a
monopolized telephone system
and a free-enterprise system
benefiting the public.
JFCS Appoints Goldgrabber
Stephen Levitt, executive
director and Linda Kalnitsky.
president of the Jewish Family
and Children's Service recently
announced the appointment of
Irene GoldirrabbeiL.
clinical easel
worker at the!
Jewish Family]
and Children's]
Ms. Goldgrabben
joined Levitt, |
and Spencer Gel-
lert on Feb. 16.1
She is a specialist
in child and fani-i
ily therapy. GOLDGRABBEN
Ms. Goldgrabben has been
associated with a Home Health
Care Agency' in Sarasota, Fla.,
prior to her joining the Jewish
Family and Children's Service's
staff. She has been affiliated with
the Jewish Community Service of
Long Island from 1970 through
1975 and had been a staff social
ivorker for a community mental
health center in Brattleboro, Vt.
from 1968 through 1970. She is a
valedictorian graduate of
Castleton College in Vermont and
was the recipient of a master
of social work degree from
the University of Mraland
Graduate School of Social
Work in 1971. She will be joining
the staff of the Jewish Family
and Children's Service in their
newly expanded quarters in West
Palm Beach.
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday. Feb
Back Room Boys Riqqitiq isRael's election 6ay|
HAIFA At the beginning of this month the
members of the Labor Party went to their private
polling places to choose the 3,000 delegates to the party
convention to be held on Feb. 22. The calling of the
national elections came so suddenly that there was no
time for the convention delegates to declare their
stands either on issues or candidates. Yet the con-
vention will have to make the decisions which will guide
the party in the national poll on May 17.
At least that is what everybody thought until
recently. The party leadership has now decided that not
the convention, but the 601-member Central Committee
to be named by the convention, will in turn make the
decision whether Rabin or Peres or Abba Eban or
perhaps someone else will head the party ticket.
THE BACK room boys had come to the conclusion
that if the nomination came to the floor of the con-
vention, Shimon Peres stands a better chance of
winning support. In the smaller confines of the com-
mittee, dominated by the old-line politicians, Rabin's
chances would be better. Besides, decision between
competing candidates had never before been taken by
, mactk
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an entire convention, by any party in Israel. It's the
party bosses who make the decision.
The arguments against letting the convention decide
may sound far-fetched to those in the U.S. and
elsewhere who are accustomed to this form of open
democratic action. Said Meir Zarmi, Secretary-General
of the party: "I would not want a conflict like that to
shake the convention, nor that the 3,000 delegates
should be subjected to that trauma. It is our task to
preserve the unity of the party."
NEVERTHELESS in the long run, it is the con-
vention which is sovereign, and if there is any serious
desire to challenge the control of the vested party of-
ficials, the 3,000 delegates could well n
decision just made and take into their own k
naming of the candidate. Since the Labor
today saddled with an image of corruption i
bureaucratic control, it could very well h
revolution by the rank and file of the convent^ "
what is needed to give the party a fresh anrJii!
electorate at large. Hpa"
There are secondary considerations as Mi,
into the making of the decision. The left -win*V
which commanded eight seats in the last kZ
threatened that it wUl sever its alliance with i
Peres is named party leader. That arRumeml
dampen some of the enthusiasm for Rabin's oppon
PRIME MINISTER Allon, who of coursei '
Rabin team now proposes that Labor Soot*.
which would give the new Government, wCv J
Labor heads it, a mandate to proceed with neeot J
with the Arab states in the matter of the Ci
without returning to ask public opinion. U
Labor in May would presumably give apnrovali
party stand in advance.
Jews in
Social CIubs
THE ISSUE of not admitting Jews as members of a number of
prestigious American social clubs has been relegated to a rear
position during the last 10 years by Jewish organizations standing
guard on equal rights for Jews. Some of the discriminating clubs
including university clubs have in the meantime begun to accept
Jews as members, while others are still stubbornly clinging to their
policy of keeping their doors closed to Jews. However, the issue as
such, lost much of its sharpness during the last decade.
NOW IT is coming back to the forefront. It has been brought
there by no other than the newly-appointed U.S. Atty. Gen. Griffin
Bell, who was recommended to this post a Cabinet post by
President Carter. He has now been confirmed by the Senate with a
75-21 vote. Mr. Bell, a prominent jurist and a long-time friend of
President Carter, has been a member of two exclusionary clubs in
his home-town Atlanta into which no Jew or Black is admitted.
National Jewish organizations are especially perturbed by the
fact that Mr. Bell declared that he is now giving up his membership
Boris SmolAR
in these discriminating clubs only temporarily for as long as he is
in the government in Washington.
HE INDICATED that when he leaves his Washington post and
returns to Atlanta, he will resume his membership in the clubs. His
statement provoked a good deal of criticism on the part of
American Jewish leaders. They interpret it to mean that the new
Attorney General believes that social clubs have a right to practice
racial and religious discrimination.
It is the obligation of an Attorney General to protect all
American citizens against discrimination based on racial, religious
or ethnic origin prejudices.
leaders of the American Jewish Committee, American Jewish
Congress, Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith therefore feel
uneasy about Mr. Bell's implied intention to rejoin the two dis-
criminating clubs in Atlanta when he returns to civilian life.
THEIR ONLY hope is that Mr. Bell will, during his service in
Washington, realize that racial and religious discrimination in
American clubs no longer reflects the American spirit. By their
unequal treatment of Jews, the discriminating clubs relegate the
Jews to unequal citizens.
The argument of those who oppose admission of Jews into their
clubs is usually that Jews have their own prestigious clubs like
the Harmonie Club in New York, the Standard Club in Chicago,
and similar clubs in other cities and that in these clubs there are
no non-Jews as members. Why should Jews be ambitious to be
accepted as members in non-Jewish clubs where they are not
wanted? they ask.
THE ANSWER is that non-Jews have no interest to become
members in Jewish social clubs; if they wanted, they would have
been admitted, despite the fact that the Jewish clubs carry an
ethnical character.
The issue is not that Jews are not admitted in the exclusionary
clubs as individuals, but that the ban is practiced against Jews as a
civilization. The boards of the anti-Jewish clubs do not say "we
don't want this or the other individual Jew as a member."
What they say is "we don't want Jews in general." They place
* he entire American Jewry in a different class than other American
THE DANGER of their policy directed against American Jews
lies in the fact that it subconsciously develops among many in-
fluential Americans members of these clubs the feeling that
"Jews are different."
It implants negative sentiments with regard to Jews even among
club members who are not anti-Semites. When prominent Jewish
personalities industrialists, philanthropists, jurists, high
government officials, people who made great contributions to
science, literature and art are a-priori not accepted, it un-
dermines their status in the eyes of the important non-Jewish club
members who have a great influence on American life.
meaning of the ORthodox Lip
Susan panof f
THE AUTHOR of Wake Up, Wake Up, to Do
the Work of the Creator (Harper & Row, 210p.,
$8.95) explains in a uniquely simple, personal
way, the meaning of Orthodox life. William B.
Helmreich describes in detail his childhood: the
celebration of Jewish holidays and his teachers in
the Hebrew day school he attended. In short, he
portrays the all-encompassing religious svstem
which begins and ends the day.
Helmreich draws relationships to the secular
life. He justifies the Orthodox type of life and his
perceptions of the world as "an absolute necessity
for us to have survived the hostility and violi
of so many centuries." This specifically refet]
the Orthodox Jew's lack of social contact
UPON GRADUATION, Helmreich l_.,
day school for the grown-up world of the yd]
But he does not attend an ordinary vest
While the author's day school had blended!
religious with the secular, the Gates of
Yeshiva felt that such a synthesis in life |
The Yeshiva's policy-concerning the seculi
ran as follows: "the secular life insults
degrades the holiness of the Jews' tmepurpoJ
life. If a religious person compromises, thenl
bv definition no longer religious."
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 11
rwide Village To Honor cv CampaiRn Workere
lvO|W ^ Campaign workers for the 1977
m, Eckard, Mrs. Keenan
fJfe VSR
'^ Mrs AHert Keenan
n^ on Sunday Feb.
TpTat the
\Piorium i Palm
it has been announced
IB Small, chairman of
Beach County Com-
^Stateof Israel Bonds.
... to Martin
^Israel Bond Chair-
EJ Lakeside Village, the
Ibkard and Mrs. Keenan
Resented Scrolls of Honor
2 dedication to the corn-
ed to Israel.
Hthr serving the Faith
I p^sbyterian Church of
J Springs since 1973. the
Ifckard is a member of the
I for Palm Beach County
btion for Retarded Citi-
|Tmember of the board of
W Tusculum College and
Cerof the Exchange Club
*hwest Palm Beach. He
Ion the board of directors
Beach Rehabilitation
fftom 1975-76.
Keenan served as
mi of Hadassah for two
Ukeside Village.
illy irom new Jersey, she
sident of the PTA in
lew Era
en. Dayan
rDefense Minister Moshe
J declared here that "the
of a new era in the Middle
|kas arrived because "the
I lor the first time are
Wor peace." He predicted
the new Carter Admin-
would not pressure
pn spoke to some 1.000
attending the Southwest
I Conference of the
I Jewish Appeal at the
I Hotel here, the largest
|toattend a meeting of this
^Houston. Outside, some
osdemonstrated carrying
that said: The Jewish
"M. Zionists. No," and
* for Palestinians."
WN SAID that before
s Israel may achieve its
'foreign policy victory
flf the state of war with the
He said he felt that the
incursion in southern
i was based on internal
">Nems and that Lebanon
*l would continue their
T relations.
|Ksponae to questions.
'd Israel has the
,! lo turn back a combined
k>ult. and the Arabs
He also said he did not
Rmian President Anwar
"tat an> credibility by
Roselle. She was a member of
Hadassah for 45 years, and
served with every office of the
organization. She was a member
of the Council of Jewish Women,
and is a past member of the
Executive Committee of
Lakeside Village.
The Lakeside Village State of
Israel Bond Committee includes
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kopelman, Mr.
and Mrs. Irving Janowitz, Mr.
and Mrs. Jack Nachman, Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Beck, Mr. and Mrs.
Arnold Tunkel, Mr. and Mrs.
David Fishbein, Mr. and Mrs.
Abraham Liebowitz, Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Steinberg, Mrs. Edna
Lesser and Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Jack Malon will be the special
guest entertainer at the testi-
monial honoring the Rev. Eckard
and Mrs. Keenan.
"Mel, MARCH 3:
Moon "y Meeting 8
M Directors 7 p.m.
.nd ; Southern
CZ'1,Ury Trail.
[to3 Tnts- ,nfor-
Yu* of entire
u matk>n U
4 >236 or Morri.
Combined Jewish Appeal-Israel
Emergency Fund Campaign in
Century Village are:
Sid Feinstein, Wellington;
Martin Adolph, Greenbriar:
Bertha Ozer, cochairperson of
Plymouth: Abe Bisgaier and
Max B. Shapiro, cocharimen;
Lou Brown and Marthan
Kronenberg, Andover; Mai
Pitkin, Emma Gehringer and
Olga Prince. Cambridge; Manny
Appelbaum. Canterbury;
Norman Axe, Chatham; Sol
Margolis, Dover; Sandor
I^evinson, Irving Marks and Ben
Rothenberg, Kasthampton; Dave
Welsh, Golfs Edge; Joe Klein
and Joe Ram, Greenbrier; Bob
Cahn. Hastings: Jonas
Meyerson, Kingswood; Lou
Bailey, Oxford; Lou Weinstein
and Morris Leader, Phymouth;
Dan Wiener, Salisbury; Ada
Columbus, Somerset; Max
Kelman, Stratford; Bob Ketzis.
Southhampton; and Sam Durbin,

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City of Hope Auction
B'nai B'rith Women-Tzedakah
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Forum: Dr. Charles Liebman
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ADL Wins Appeal
Over Disc Jockey
MADISON, Wis. (JTA) The State Supreme Court
has sustained the dismissal by a lower court of a damage suit
by a Milwaukee disc jockey against the regional office of the
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith which the radio per-
former blamed for loss of his job, according to a report in the
latest issue of The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle.
Allan E. Augustine was fired by Ralph Barnes, general
manager of station WOKY, in 1974 following a talk show which
featured members of the National Socialist White People's
Party, a local Nazi group. Augustine sued the ADL for
$150,000. Barnes also was named in the lawsuit, the Chronicle
THE COURT record indicated that, during the radio show,
the Nazis used "various epithets" about Jews and Blacks and
that Augustine failed to push the button which would have
deleted such material.
Augustine also failed to use a standard disclaimer tape to
the effect that the views expressed were those of the guests and
not of the station.
IN UPHOLDING the ruling of the Milwaukee County,
Circuit Court which rejected Augustine's claims of damage, the^
Supreme Court held that "the right of free speech as guaran-
teed by the Constitution is a privilege which has been assert
(as such) and correctly so by the ADL."
Saul Sorrin, Wisconsin regional ADL director, said tl
Supreme Court decision had "affirmed the right o^
organizations and individuals to protest material put on the air'
which they believe to be contrary to the interests of the MOM
Independent Liberal Party Leader
Bolts to Join Likud Faction
Independent Liberal Party
suffered a major blow when Hillel
Seidel, one of its four MKs, an-
nounced he is leaving the ILP to
join the Liberal Party, one of the
two major factions in Likud.
Seidel said while he was joining
as an individual he was ready to
lead an ILP group within the
Liberal Party.
Moshe Kol, Seidel said his
decision came after long deliber-
ation. He said although he
supports the ILP's social and
economic ideology he believes
change can only be brought
about by a large and strong
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The Jewish FloriHinn of Palm Beach County
Frid*y. Feb
<3Jl|c 71
c ^Rabbinical $ age
devoted to discussion of themes and issues relevant to Jewish life past and present
co-ordinated by the
Palm Beach County Robbinicol C0uncj|
Robbi William H.Shopiro
'Shtadlanut'Insuring Jewish Surviv:
By Rabbi Asher Bar-Zev
Temple Beth El,
West Palm Beach
The holiday of Purim stresses a
vitally important technique by
which our people has managed to
cope with persecution and threats
to its survival.
In the process of responding to
the world al>out us there have
been two basic approaches used
by the Jewish people in order to
thwart the designs of its enemies
and to survive.
The first of these has been
direct action in confronting the
threat head on. Examples of this
approach in .Jewish history are
the Maccaltean revolt against
Antiochus. the numerous revolts
of Jews against their Roman
oppressors and the establishment
Of the State of Israel by the
pioneering efforts of those .lews
who went to Palestine, draining
swamps, watering the desert and
creating a productive society.
Such direct action in con-
fronting challenges is the method
of choice in all situations where
there is a reasonable hope for its
Nevertheless, a second
method, growing out of our
minority status and frequent
powerlessncss. has often met
with as much success as the
method of direct confrontation.
In the Middle Ages this ap-
proach came to be known as
shtadlanut or "intercession"
because the individual having the
ear of the ruler or political leader
was known as a shtadlan or
This individual would have
access to those who could assist
the Jewish community either by
virtue of having done them
favors or serving them in some
political or executive capacity.
As a result, the request of the
shtadlan that the Jewish position
be looked upon with favor was
frequently fulfilled. Obviously,
this approach to solving the
problems of Jewish existence fell
in the category of quiet
diplomacy. However, it was no
less effective, and frequently
more effective, than direct
The most famous example of
shtadlanut is found in the Purim
story. The biblical book of Esther
is essentially a description of
court intrigue in which an anti-
Semite in a position of power
sought to destroy the Jewish
people throughout the Persian
empire. Whatever his reasons
may have; been, he almost suc-
ceeded. It .was only the presence
of Esther, a nice Jewish girl, who
happened to be married to the
Persian king, which stood bet-
ween Hainan's plan and Jewish
destruction. Under the tutorship
of her uncle. Mordacai. she inter-
ceded with the king and made use
of her personal relationship to
save her people. Here we have the
classic case of shtadlanut.
building Palestine might have
come to naught had not-
shtadlanim like Chaim Weiz-
mann, Abba Mil lei Silver and
others of their caliber interceded
with world leaders to convince
to vote for the
in the United
creation of
Nations in
While active support of Israel
by contributing funds, aliyah and
? ?Question Box? ?
Question: Why do pious Jews
sway back and forth during
prayer, study and the reading of
the Torah?
Answer: A variety of reasons
are offered for this custom. The
author of the Turim explains that
this is done because the Bible
tells us that when the Israelites
beheld the revelation of the
Divine Presence at Sinai they
swayed (Exodus 20:15).
The swaying motion would
then reveal the inspirational ex-
perience of the worshipper or the
person in prayer who comes into
some contact with the Divine
Presence during his activity in
prayer, study or reading the
Others point to the verse in the
Psalms (Chapter 351 in which
David relates that "all of his
bones (or organs)" will express
his communications with the
Almighty. The idea behind this
reasoning is that the complete
person, both his body and soul,
should be involved in com-
munication with the Almighty.
Swaying is a means of
denoting that even the body is
involved in the communication.
The Cabbalists (Zohar Num-
bers 218a) explain that the Bible
calls the soul of a person a candle
(Proverbs. Chapter 20). The
person, therefore, when he prays
or studies, reflects himself to be
the candle of the Almighty. Just
as the candle flickers so does he
move his body to and fro.
Rabbi Judah Halevi, in his
philosophical work, the Kuzari,
gives a practical explanation for
this custom. He states that
originally a number of people had
to look on in one book, either a
prayer book or a Bible, etc.
Therefore, each one would bend
over to take a look at a section
and then straighten up. It
therefore became a natural
tendency to sway back and forth
when praying or studying.
Rabbi Moses Isserles ex
plained that one is supposed to
sway back and forth during the
Torah reading because the world
shook and swayed when the
Torah was originally given at
Sinai and a Jew should imagine
himself at Sinai once again when
the Torah is being read.
Generally speaking, the sway-
ing motion indicates that the
person is deeply and directly
involved in the activity and not
simply an inactive spectator.
"Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with
curtains" lExod. 26.1). "And thou shalt hang up the veil
under the clasps, and shalt bring in thither within the veil
the ark of the testimony" 126.33).
TERUMAH The children of Israel were asked for an
offering toward the construction of the Tabernacle and its
vessels: "Gold, and silver, and brass; and blue, and
purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair; and
rams' skins dyed red, and sealskins, and acacia-wood; oil
for the light, spices for the anointing oil, and for the sweet
incense; onyx stones, and stones to be set, for the ephod,
and for the breastplate" (Exodus 25.3-7).
The ark was to be made of acacia-wood, covered inside
and out with gold. The table too was to be made of acacia-
wood. There were to be a golden candelabra, a tent of
curtains and boards, outer curtains and inner curtains,
and an altar of acacia-wood, covered with copper. Finally!
the construction of the court-yard of the Tabernacle was
(Th recounting of th w*kly Portion ot tit* Law Is trcte upon "The Graphic History of the Jewish Horitoto," edited by P. Wollman-
Tsamir, SIS. published by ShongoM The volume is available at 7S Maiden
Lane, Now Yorfc. N.Y. 1MM. Joseph Schlang n president ot the society
distributing the volume
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Lest we think that this method ** ^-Hyman Bookbinder. Washington Representative of j
of insuring Jewish survival and \ the American Jewish Committee: "The Washington Report."
Jewish rights is outmoded in our
time, let us recall that all of the
direct efforts of the pioneers in
i Committee: "The Washington Report.'
March 6Grace Hokin-Art (Visuals)
direct participation in up-
building the land may be vital, it
is no less vital that the American
Jewish community continue to
have its lobbyists in Washington
and the other capitals of the
world to argue the Jewish cause
and plead the Jewish case to the
leaders of the nations of the
Our modern shtadlanim con-
tinue to pursue an honorable
profession whose orkj
to the time of the Purm
not earlier.
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23 SHEVAT-5^
Synagogues in
Palm Beach County
1901 North Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
833 8421
Rabbi Irving B. Cohen
Sabbath services, Friday at 8:15
p m. Saturday services 10 a.m.
P O Box 568
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
391 8901
Rabbi Norman T Mendel
Sabbath services, Friday at 8:15
Moravian Church, 12th Ave and
__Palmetto Pork Rd., Boca Raton
P O. Box 3
Boco Raton. Florida 3343
426 1600
Rabbi Beniamm Rosoyn
Sabbath services, Fndayl
p m
at Unitarian Universally |
Fellowship Building
162 W Palmetto Pork Rd
Bci< (I Pll'. _________________
2515 N E 2nd Court
Boynton Beach Florida 3J
For information contact
Dr Sidney Roth, 732-51471
5348 Grove Street
West Palm Beach. Florida 33409
684 3212
Rabbi Harry Z. Schectman
Rabbi Emeritus Henry Jerech
Daily services at 8:30 a.m and
5:30 p.m.
Friday services ot 8:30 a.m. and
5:30 p.m. Also at 8:30 p.m.
Sabbath services at 8:30 a.m.
and 5:30p.m.
2815 North Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
833 0339
Rabbi Asher Bar-Zev
Sabbath services Friday at 8:15
p m.
Saturday ot 9:30 a m.
Daily Minyan at 8:15 a.m.,
Sunday at 9 a.m.
315 North "A" Street
Loke Worth. Florida 33460
585 5020
Rabbi Fmonuel Eisenberg
Services, Mondoys and Thursdays
at 8:30 a.m.
Friday at 8:15 p.m.
Saturday at 9:30o.m.
Sabbath services. Friday at 8 p.m.
At Westminister
Presbyterian Church
10410 N M.I.lory Trail. Palm
Beoch Gardens. 321 Northloke
Blvd. North Palm Beach. Flo
845 1134
Rabbi Hyman F.shman
Cantor Nicholas Fenokel
NW Avenue "G"
Belle Glade. Florida 33430
Jack Siateman. Lay Leader
Sabbath services. Friday ol 8:30
275 Alemeda Drive
Palm Springs, Florida33
Sabbath services. Fr.
p m
Saturday at 9 a m
Mondays ond Thursdoysa
Go v .ces held at Faith IM
Presbyter.on Church]
PO Box 2306
Boco Roton. Florida 33432|
Rabb. Nathan Zel./er
Sabbath services, Fr.doy|
2nd and 4lh Saturdoys i
Meets at
Weight Watchers
1775 N.E. 5th Ave
Boca Raton, Flo
Meets at Methods *\
342 N Sw.ntonAve D"
Ph.lip B.aler, toy leader
For information,
Bloom, 499-1384
190 North Counry
Palm Beoch, Florida
Rabbi Max L fo,n1on
Cantor David Dor***
Sabbath services,
Saturday ot9arn

The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
'age 13
Anti-Semitic Incidents Hit Dania and Defray
l,_ Killed Christ."
I"J the sign on a truck with Connecticut
P* Vfi that parked some ton days ago on
V P*f th r? s 1 in Dania known as
,trip "ions u-
L n,h collection of stores selling precious
PWly owned by Jews.
IfUF SIGN caused shock wave after shock
f aneer Soon, proprietors of the stores
\ 0Ufside to do verbal battle with the two
sof the truck, two Black men.
Lthe confusion, anger and threats passing
ft 5 forth the "Jews Killed Christ" sign
fcS tecame embellished. Callers to The
SFloridian reported that there was another
^n the truck declaring, "Now Kdl Jews, and
jgiblveven a third Black man involved.
The Florida Regional Office of the Anti-
Defamation League of B'nai B'rith is somewhat
skeptical about the second sign, but they are sure
of the first.
"IN FACT," reports Arthur Teitelbaum,
director of the ADL Office, "we've identified the
One of the antique dealers is Howard Hirsch,
owner of the House of Hirsch, who is running for
office in Dania. He thinks the truck, its vulgar
sign, and the Black men who picketed the area for
two days in a row were all part of a plan to attack
his campaign.
"A shouting match developed between the
antique merchants and the picketers," Teitel-
baum told The Jewish Floridian. "But there were
no arrests. The Blacks did not engage in any kind
of threatening activity. They didn't incite to
IN THE ADL's view, the police of Dania "have
been very cooperative. Presumably, the Con-
necticut-licensed truck is now under national
The Dania incident occurred almost
simultaneously with a KKK-*ype cross-burning
at the construction site of the new Temple Emeth
in Del ray Beach.
The burning was a typical Klan venture, with
the cross wrapped in rags and string.
SAYS THE ADL: "Police there have also been
extremely responsible and mature, and are now
guarding the construction site. In fact, the entire
community, Jewish and non-Jewish, is angry
about the occurrence."
There doesn't seem to be any relationship
between the two occurrences, and the ADL does
not believe that the Delray event presents a
threat to the Jewish community there.
Trifa's Suspension Seen as Opening Move

iluiih Tern Hapaporl fright) chairman of the recent
U ,v Luncheon held at the Breakers of Palm Beach
ipira fleftl member of the national board <>l
Uand Irma Oilman, honoree of the Angel <; Mercy
rim Mrs L'llman was honored on the occasion o\ the
Cnu/1 i'dand Irma I 'llman Building for Cancer
: s nl Hildas'.,ill Hospital in Israel.
NEW YORK The American
Jewish Committee, reacting to
the de facto suspension of pro-
Nazi Archbishop Valerian Trifa
of the Rumanian Orthodox
Church from the Governing
Board of the National Council of
Churches, is expressing hope that
this action will lead to his
eventual "deportation as an un-
desirable alien who had lied in
order to gain entry to our
Bertram H. Gold, AJCom-
mittee executive vice president,
expressed regret, however, that
the NCC action is not outright
Trifa was a commandant of the
pro-Nazi Iron Guard in Rumania
during the Hitler era.
TEL AVIV A study pre-
pared by the Ideological Com-
mission ol Israel's Liberal Party
finds that the Arab population
has made impressive gains over
the past 2K years. The natural
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one million by the turn of the
century, and constitute some 20
percent of the total population.
Ambassador to the United
Nations Andrew Young has told
a Senate committee that he is
hopeful of a "'less anti-Israel"
attitude on the part of the UN
and the Third World Countries
once America adopts a friendlier
and more sympathetic stance
toward the Third World nations.
Young said that Third World
militancy against Israel is aimed
mainly against the United
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Fri Camp Shalom 1977 Enrollment Figures lucre
Charles Jacobson, chairman
of the Camp Shalom Com-
mittee, has announced that
the enrollment for the 1977
camping season is increasing
rapidly. Jacobson stated,
"The success of the last 13
years is evidenced by the
influx of applications to date."
He also felt that individuals
should submit their ap-
plications as soon as possible,
in order to secure a place for
their children at Camp
The camping program has
offered children of the Palm
Beach County area, an
enriching and diversified
experience. Below are
photographs of the 1976
camping season, showing the
many activities offered at the
18 acre site, located just west
of the Florida Turnpike on
Belevedere Road.
A group of youngsters enjoying a good game of volleyball.
Campers take time out from a busy schedule of activities to
enjoy their lunch.
No one missed the opportunity to celebrate
their birthday at Camp Shalom. A super-
sued birthday party with a super-sized cake
made everyone he
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Boys and Girls celebrate Israel Day at Camp
Shalom. Jewish customs and traditions are
introduced to the children in a very exciting
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CAMP SHALOM (Pre-School. Element^)
Jewish Federation ol Palm Beach Couniv
241b Okeechobee Blvd Weil Palm Beach. Florida 33409
Please enroll my child "children! n ihc summer day camp
Male [. '
1's Name F emjie 11

Name ol School___ ,. Grade in Sent n
Ma'e ( .1 i '.Birth Date
Name ot School___ F emale t 1 (IrmHm in Sam
P.l- I'M! \ N.KH. Phone No
Business Phone Nu
1 wish to enroll my child (children tor 1st Period June ?0 ;..
f>i|nt weeks June 20 Aug 12 i i 2nd Per .oil Juiy 18 '-; 12 .
1 hereby aiiply loi .Kl<" S\ Jewish Federation o* Palm Beach County
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Note Each tmld > .H-pi'tanon m.iit he ,i.,inr.i"'i & Activity >e Ctvti k pj.abie u Camp G~iiom
7, 8 and 9tli glaciers
null rny child(ren)
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, Birth Djtc.
Female I J
, Grade m belli ".
.' Name .
Name ot School.
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Female l_l
.Grade m Sept 77.
P.trent s Name .
. Phone No .
. Business Phone No
In the lollowinsi programlsi I pleat* check I
7. Band 9th graders
1st Session June 29 July 12
2nd Session July 27 Aug 9 G
FEE $250 S20
1st Sesson June 29 July 12 Li
2nd Sr.S'O" Juiy 27 Aug 9
Juiy 5 J, 29
FEE S630 S40
jcirn.ssion o' my chiidlrenl to the Trten Tra>! P'on""'
Federation ot Palm Beach County
Parent Signiue
Note Each ch..d's application mult be accompanied by payme
A Activity tee Check payable to Camp Shalom
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L febniary
The Jewish Fhridian of Palm P~~h County
Page 15


Manuel Eisenberg (center) was
tl/v presented the Koch Award at a
nial in his honor, sponsored by
Beth Sholom in conjunction with
\ Beach County State of Israel Bonds.
Also pictured are (left to right) Mrs. Michael
Shallouay. Judge MichaelShalloway, Irving
I. Wolser, Temple Beth Sholom Israel Bond
chairman, and Father Kennedy.
Counselors Wanted
Applications are being accepted for camp counselor
for the 1977 summer season at Camp Shalom.
num qualification: must be entering tenth grade by
anbei "977.
sitions are available for CIT's, Junior Counselors,
[Counselors and specialists.
For information and applications contact Virginia
lyn.Camp secretary, at the Federation office.
The Jewish Family and
I Children's Service is looking I
for a used refrigerator to be .
I donated for use in its new staff I
I lounge. Direct inquiries to the I
J Jewish Family and Children's :
| Service.
The Miracle is You
(Philadelphia Federation Executive Vice President-1956-76)
When April whispers in March's ear, and says
farewell for another year, the people watching
stand and cheer, "The miracle of spring!"
The greening grass responds to rain; the earth
explodes with flowers and grain, each I hue discards
its wintry chain the miracle of spring.
We know of spring's eternal birth, the overnight
transforms the earth, to prove what all that
wait was worth, that miracle called spring.
And so it seems that overnight, spring does
her handiwork in flight, and single-handed
brings the light
But is this quite the fact?
There must be soil, there must be sun.
There must be help by everyone.
And rain to make the life-sap run.
To make spring's plans intact.
Now think about the lives we lead, the lives
we ease, the mouths we feed, the quick
response to human need.
Is this not magic, too?
Each fall and spring the crowds appear, to give
and speak with soothing cheer, creating
warmth and atmosphere,
Deciding what to do.
'Tis human nature now in force, determining its
springlike course, by seeking out each flame
and force, to bring the colors, too. .
We need the warmth that glows within; the heart's
great love which knows no twin the
volunteerwhere we begin
To see the project through.
To spring, with miracles bestowed, cannot alone
discharge her load and make that shining
floral road,
We know this must be true.
And as you go the human way, united,
fighting every day, my final message
has to say
The Miracle is you!
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Nicholas von Hoffman, the syn-
dicated newspaper columnist and
television and radio commentator
on current events whose views
have frequently been charac-
terized as intemperate and
acerbic, delivered a no-holds
barred attack on Israel and a
fawning adulation of Saudi
Arabia on a recent program of
CBS Radio Network "Spectrum"
produced under the supervision
of CBS News.
"During the campaign, Presi-
dent Carter promised that, if
elected, there was nothing he
wouldn't do for Israel. That's one
campaign promise he might think
about going back on," von
Hoffman said Jan. 29. "There are
a number of reasons, the first of
which is oil."
IN A slick attempt to deal with
the energy shortage, the in-
creased cost of fuel, talk about
energy independence or cutting
back on energy use, von Hoffman
called attention to the need for
the American people "to be very
grateful to the Saudi Arabians
who have busted the price of oil
down for us.
"In return the Saudis have
indicated they wish us to use our
good offices to bring peace in the
Middle East which isn't going
to happen until we make it clear
to Israel that in the next war over
there, they are on their own, that
we will help in getting a per-
manent peace, but no more
shooting by anyone."
IN A SURVEY of the Middle
East situation, the columnist -
commentator noted that in
addition to the Saudis helping
the U.S. on oil, Egypt has kicked
the Russians out and has in-
dicated that it wants to be
America's friend, Syria has
tamed the Palestinians and the
Jordanians have done likewise.
Israel rrwwfor" *M*t "ip
checked and unchained
Palestinian army egged on by
other Arab nations."
"In short," the columnist-com-
mentator turned historian-
diplomat stated, the prospects
"for a reasonable peace have
never looked better from the
standpoint of the Arabs' willing-
ness to compromise. The major
obstacle is Israel, a country
whose domestic political
situation seems to prevent it
making peace.
"Only an American warning
that arms and credits will be shut
off can push the Israelis to the
negotiating table, and this is
Nicholas von Hoffman with
Spectrum, hoping Mr. Carter will
break his campaign promise and
start cooking with a little Saudi
Arabian gas."
"SPECTRUM" is described by
CBS Radio as a program
presenting "varying shades of
personal opinion on current
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"We are one in our heritage and faith
We are one in our past history and future destiny
We are one in our distinctive peoplehoodr
Yitzhak Rabin
Prime Minister
We Are One
of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
2415 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida 33409 Telephone: 689-5900

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