Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County

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

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United States -- Florida -- Palm Beach -- Palm Beach

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

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OFPALMBEA CH COUNTY
Ctwtinim "OUI VOICE" and "FEDHATION KPOCTER"
in conjunction with The Jewish Federation of Pah* Booch Comfy
Lne4-Number9
Palm Beach, Florida Friday, May 6,1978
Price 36 Cents
May Declared 'State of Israel
Month' in Palm Beach County
Israel's New President;
kphardi Literary Genius
ByZVIVOLK
SRUSALEM This is a
in Israel's history when
v is changing, and not in-
tently the vanquished are
ming the victors. First,
tchem Begin, head of the
[opposition for most of the
bys history, became Prime
fter. More recently, Arye
n, twice-defeated in his
p'ts to become chairman of
Vorld Zionist and Jewish
cy Executives, was elected
}t post.
fi, Yitzhak Navon, a former
ccessful candidate for
lent of Israel, will become
Is fifth President, suc-
g Ephraim Katzir, his
f rival for the post.
IN IN Jerusalem in 1921 to
ablished Sephardic family
JToccan origin, Navon. a
lie of Hebrew University,
ried to a former Miss Sabra
I queen, and they have two
Jn. He has excellent
[mental experience to be
fent.
has been in the Knesset for
since 1965, serving as
speaker, and is currently
.an of the committee on
[affairs and defense.
as also served as director
\rabic Department of the
h from 1946-49; in
embassies in Argentina
Jruguay, 1949-50; as
1 secretary to former
Minister Moshe Sharett.
and then as political
President Yitzhak Navon
secretary to former rTime
Minister David Ben-Gurion, a
post of particular importance,
1952-63.
After Ben-Gurion's retirement,
Navon worked for two years in
the Ministry of Education and
Culture.
IN ADDITION to being a
seasoned politician and diplomat
experience which will serve
him well as President his love
of Sephardic folk culture has
resulted in two theatrical
productions, numerous short
stories with Sephardic themes,
and the groundwork for a still
Lake Worth Mayor Leamon
"Andy" Andrews has proclaimed
May, 1978 as "State of Israel
Month" in conjunction with
Palm Beach County's celebration
of Israel's 30th year of in-
dependence.
Many other mayors in Dade,
Broward and Palm Beach County
have honored Israel in this
fashion. B'nai B'rith Councils of
North Broward, Palm Beach
County, South Broward and the
Aleph Council, B'nai B'rith
Women, were responsible for
these municipal proclamations.
COORDINATED by the
Jewish Community Center of the
Palm Beaches and sponsored by
Jewish Federation and Jewish
organizations of Palm Beach
County, a community-wide
celebration will take place
Sunday, May 7 at the West Palm
Beach Auditorium from 11 a.m.
4 p.m. An outside gala bazaar
including over 40 booths will
feature Israeli products and
children's games. Kosher food
and drinks will be available.
Continued on Page 3
37 U.S. Jews Send Letter
ippor ting Israel Peace Group
ogist Daniel Bell; Prof. Leonard
Fein, editor of "Moment"; Rabbi
Robert Gordis. editor of
'Judaism"; author Irving Howe;
Jesse Lurie, editor of Hadassah
Magazine; Rabbi Wolfe Kelman,
executive vice president of the
Rabbinical Assembly; Allen
Pollack, Jewish Agency Exec-
utive Board member; Rabbi
Joachim Prinz, former president
of the American Jewish Con-
gress; Marie Syrkin, Labor
Zionist leader; Albert Vorspan,
vice president of the Union of
American Hebrew Congre-
gations; and Irving Levine of the
American Jewish Committee.
The message was sent to
Bezelel Reshef, a Jerusalem law
student who led the group that
held the peace rally in Tel Aviv
which drew an estimated 25,000
participants. The rally, which
called on Begin to reconsider his
views on retaining the West
Bank, followed a letter to Begin
in March by some 300 reserve
officers who urged Israelis to say
they preferred 'peace to a
Greater Israel." Begins sup-
porters staged a counter rally
last week in Tel Aviv in which
some 40,000 50,000 people
participated.
YORK (JTA) -
(seven American Jews,
ng leading personalities in
i and sciences, sent a letter
ort to the leaders of the
peace group which held a
rlier this month in Tel
urging Prime Minister
hem Begin to demonstrate
er flexibility" in dealing
tie Arabs in Israel's quest
Ice.
signers, who reiterated
commitment to work on
behalf, said "the con-
expansion of settlements
the negotiating process
Egypt), the apparent
\n of Israel's interpretation
Resolution 242, the ap-
insistence that indefinite
^tion of the entire West
is a contribution rather
i threat to Israel's security,
I our task infinitely more
It."
)NG the signers, ac-
to The New York Times
\ the letter appeared last
were: Dr. Kenneth
Nobel prize economist;
Saul Bellow; sociologist
ir Martin Lipset; sociol-
Sen. Birch Bayh
SEN. BIRCH Bayh of
Indiana will be the keynote
speaker at 1:30 p.m. on the
subject, "America's Role in the
Middle-East Today," as part of
the indoor program. National,
state and local dignitaries will be
present in a show of support for
>the State of Israel. Israeli en-
tertainer and composer Ran
Eliran will perform folk songs in
many languages.
Events leading up to this day
have included a reception for the
media on April 25 at which time
former Ambassador to the
United Nations from Israel,
Michael Comay, was available to
answer questions from the local
press.
Over 60 members of the clergy
of all faiths attended an inter-
faith breakfast May 2 and heard
Tom Kelly, editor of the Palm
Beach Post, as well as Dr.
Sanford Kuvin speak on issues
relevant to the current situation
in the Middle East.
VARIOUS local merchants are
cooperating in Palm Beach
County's Israel Products Week
by featuring made-in-Israel-
products in their stores.
Tickets will be available at the
door Sunday, May 7. The
community is invited to par-
ticipate.
Concerned About Ongoing Efforts
German Official Fears Series
May Hurt Relations With Jews
By LEO MINDLIN
ERNST INGENDAAY is the
German Federal Republic's
consul general in Atlanta, and he
wonders with some degree of
anxiety what the effect of the
Holocaust series will be on his
government's relations with Jews
in the foreseeable future.
There is a considerable amount
of progress, in his view, that has
been made since the terrifying
Hitler years. Perhaps not so
much in the quelling of the terror
time alone has dulled that.
And certainly not in attempts to
whitewash the facts of history
themselves there has been no
official German effort in this
direction, and such efforts as
have been made elsewhere are
among right-wing and neo-Nazi
elements outside the Federal
Republic.
THE PROGRESS to which
Ingendaay refers is two-fold: It
Dr. Ernst Ingendaay
begins with the assertion that
"we (Germany) can not forget a
dark and criminal period in our
past; we must live with the
burden of it. But we have worked
so very hard since the Hitler
years to forge new links with the
Jewish community."
My own impulse is to believe
that a great German-Jewish
amalgam has been irretrievably
broken in art, science, politics,
literature, music, academics
that it can not be forged anew.
In my recent discussions with
the Federal Republic's Ambas-
sador to the United States Bemt
von Staden, there was the con-
sensus we struck that Germany's
Jewish community today is not a
young one, not a vibrant one, not
a growing one.
AND SO what can Dr. Ingen-
daay mean about forging new
links? Links with what?
I think what Ingendaay has in
mind is Germany's best in-
tentions. We can not, he says,
mitigate the past; but in a
Camusian sense, it is in Ger-
many's best intentions, not so
much toward German Jewry,
which is admittedly a remnant,
but toward world Jewry, that his
Continued on Page 6-
::::::::::::::::::::-::^
I'll Never Return West Bank -- Begin
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Prime Minister Menachem Begin
met over the weekend with three
representatives of the Peace Now
Movement, but there was no
meeting of minds.
The group, representing some
300 reserve officers who have
been urging a more flexible policy
on the government under the
slogan that an Israel at peace is
more important than a "Greater
Israel," was told by the Prime
Minister that he had no intention
of ever handing over the West
Bank and Gaza Strip to foreign
rule.
BEGIN insisted that his
policies were endorsed by the
electorate last May and he would
not abandon them. A spokesman
for the Peace Now delegation told
reporters afterwards, "We came
out of the meeting feeling that
the Prime Minister confirmed our
fears that he prefers a Greater
Israel to peace and that he is
motivated by ideological motives
which prevent him from making
any territorial concessions on the
West Bank for the sake of
peace."
When the delegates told Begin
that large segments of the Israeli
public shared their view that his
government was not doing
enough to achieve peace, the
Prime Minister reportedly
responded, "This government
has won the confidence of the
people. Would you expect it to
act contrary to the platform with
which it went to the elections?"
The members of the Peace Now
movement said they would con-
tinue th"ir campaign, neverthe-
less, to iften the government's
policies.



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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, May 5,1978
With the > .
Organizations
AMERICAN-ISRAELI
LIGHTHOUSE
The American Israeli Light-
house, Arthur S. Cowan chapter,
will meet to install new officers
Wednesday, May 10 at 1 p.m. at
the Holiday Inn.
PIONEER WOMEN
The Beersheba Club of Pioneer
Women of Delray Beach will
meet Tuesday, May 9 at the
home of Tillie Rettig.
The Golda Meir club of Pioneer
Women will meet Wednesday,
May 10 in the Ben Pulda Social
Hall of Congregation Anshei
Sholom at 1 p.m. Entertainment
will be provided by the Peoples
Federal Savings Bank.
The club will hold its annual
installation dinner, Thursday,
May 25 at noon at the Ramada
Inn. A plaque will be presented to
the Woman of the Year. Enter-
tainment will be provided by
pianist, Mildred Birnbaum.
MIZRACHI WOMEN
American Mizrachi Women of '
Rishona chapter will meet
Tuesday, May 9 at 1 p.m. at the
home of Sybil Woldenberg. The
group will participate in the
Israel Independence Day cele-
bration May 7 from noon to 4
p.m. at the West Palm Beach
Auditorium. Contact Hattie
Thum for tickets.
TEMPLE EMETH
The regular monthly meeting
of Temple Emeth singles will be
held Monday, May 8 at the
temple in Delray Beach. Guest
speaker will be David Krantz,
who will review the book World
of Our Fathers, by Irving Howe.
A picnic at Lake Ida park will
be held Monday, May 15 at noon.
Bring lunch.
The regular monthly meeting
of Sisterhood of Temple Emeth
will be held Thursday, May 5 at
noon. The program will consist of
Louis Preshan, hypnotist, and
songs by Ann Seltzer accom-
panied by Eve Weiss.
The annual picnic of Temple
Emeth Sisterhood will take place
Tuesday, May 9 at noon at Lake
Ida Park.
HADASSAH
Yovel Hadasaah will hold its
closing meeting and installation
at Congregation Anshei Sholom,
Thursday, May 18 at noon. A
mini-luncheon is planned for
members and associates only.
For reservations contact Sylvia
Appelbaum, Bessie Klein, Sylvia
Lipnick, Lillian Meyers or Selma
Baucoro. The regular meeting
will begin at 1 p.m.
Yovel Hadassah will hold a
dinner-show at the Musicana
Supper Club June 4. For reser-
vations, contact Eve Rogers and
Claire Braun.
The Golda Meir Hadassah
Study group meets May 8 in the
Congregational Church in Boyn-
ton Beach. David Mairowitz will
be guest speaker on the topic
"Jewish Humor." Participating
in the program will be Edna
Bienstock, Miriam Nicholson and
Mimi Sonn. A Hebrew lesson will
be given by Hilda Epstein and
Pathways Through the Bible will
be read by Ann Sherrow.
The next meeting of Tikvah
Hadah will be the installation
of officers, Monday, May 15 at
12:30 p.m. at Anshei Sholom.
Terry Rappaport will be the
installing officer and the Golda-
liers will entertain. The next Tik-
vah Board meeting will be held
Thursday, May 11 at 10 a.m. at
Dorchester B-24.
Emma Shipper, president of
Tikvah Hadassah, was honored
at a luncheon, and was presented
with a plaque by the Executive
Board of Tikvah.
Shalom Hadassah will meet
Monday, May 15 at 12:30 p.m. at
the Salvation Army Citadel. New
officers will be installed by Ann
Hopban, president of Palm Beach
County chapter of Hadassah.
There will be a mini-lunch served,
by ticket only. Call Lillian
Schack for reservations.
Shalom is participating in the
Israel Independence Day cele-
bration at the Palm Beach
I Auditorium, Sunday, May 7 from
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information
contact Myra Ohrenstine.
WOMEN'S
AMERICAN ORT
Mid-Palm Chapter general
meeting and installation of of-
ficers will take place at the
American Polish Club in Lake
Worth, Tuesday, May 9 at 1:30
p.m. Blanche Silverman, from the
Palm Beach Region, will be the
installing officer. Contact Ruth
Strumpf for further information.
The West Palm Beach Chapter
will have a booth at the Palm
Beach Auditorium to sell hand-
made articles, etc. on Sunday,
May 7 at noon, celebrating the
30th anniversary of Israel's
independence.
The West Palm Beach Chapter
will hold a luncheon meeting
Thursday, May 18 at noon at the
Holiday Inn at Century Village
to celebrate Israel's anniversary.
Entertainment will be provided
by a banjo orchestra.
There will be the installation of
officers for the 1978-79 year.
Betty Levi of the Palm Beach
Region will be the installing
officer. Contact Anne Shelton to
make reservations.
THE UNITED ORDER
OF TRUE SISTERS
The United Order of True
Sisters, Palm Beach County No.
61, will hold a regular meeting
Monday, May 8 at 12:30 p.m. at
Holiday Inn and an installation
meeting Monday, May 22 at
12:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn.
ANSHEI SHOLOM
Sisterhood of Anshei Sholom
will hold its regular meeting,
Tuesday, May 16 at which time
Israel independence and
Mother's Day will be the theme.
YIDDISH CULTURE
CLUB
The Yiddish Culture Club of
Village Royale on the Green will
meet at the Boynton Congre-
gational Church, Thursday, May
25 at 2 p.m. with Prof. Samuel
Port no y as guest speaker.
There will be a reading from
Sholem Aleichem's classic Motl,
humorous stories from the
Yiddish press, and The Origins of
Yiddish. Contact Sylvia Wagner
for further information.
JEWISH SINGLES
The Jewish Singles of Palm
Beach County will hold a social
get-together and dancing on May
16 at 7 p.m. at the Senior
Citizen's Recreation Clubhouse,
Howard Park, West Palm Beach.
B'NAI B'RITH
B'nai B'rith Century Lodge
2939 will hold its monthly
meeting on May 9 at 7:30 p.m. at
Congregation Anshei Sholom.
meeting Tuesday, May 16 at 8
p.m. at the Holiday Inn. Guest
speaker will be Judge Moses
Kove, and his subject will be the
"Nuremberg Trials."
Judge Kove is a past president
of District No. 1, chief justice of
the International Court of
Appeals of B'nai B'rith, and a
former prosecutor at the Nurem-
berg trials. Contact Morris Kroin
for further information.
Kings Lodge 2985 B'nai B'rith
awarded two of its members
plaques; Max Kopel for out-
standing service and Morris
Kaminetzky for outstanding
leadership in the field of Adult
Jewish Education.
Kaminetzky also received
awards from the North Broward
and Palm Beach Council and
from the B'nai B'rith Council of
South Florida.
Kings Lodge will hold its next
regular meeting Tuesday, May 16
at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Emeth in
Delray Beach. Speaker will be
Jerry Froecht, former assistant
to the manager of the City of
Yonkers, and currently chairman
of the Charter Government Com-
mission, Palm Beach County.
Froecht's subject will be
"Charter Government for Palm
Beach County."
Passover foods were prepared
and distributed to Jewish
patients in nursing homes in
Lake Worth and in two hospitals
there by members of the B'nai
B'rith Tel Aviv Lodge 203, West
Palm Beach, Carl Epstein, presi-
dent. Rabbi Emanuel Eisenberg
of Temple Beth Sholom in Lake
Worth coordinated efforts to
prepare and deliver the foods.
Western Odyssey Camp
For the young person who
loves the outdoors for hiking,
mountain climbing as well as
visiting museums and learning
geology, geography and botany
of various areas, then Western
Odyssey Camp is the place to
spend the summer.
An alternative to regular
summer camps, Western
Odyssey Camp provides campers
with visits to snow-capped
mountains, deserts, forests,
rivers and waterfalls.
The trip involves tent camping
as well as some nights in cabins
or motels. Some meals will be
eaten out, although most will be
prepared at camp.
B'nai B'rith Lodge
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Temple Men's Club
Prepares Special Sabbath
Sam Wadler, president of the
Temple Beth El Men's Club has
appointed Alec Jacobson, first
vice president as chairman of this
year's Men's Club Sabbath.
The special Sabbath which is
held annually, will be observed
this year on Friday evening and
Shabbat morning, May 12 and 13
and will be concluded Sunday,
May 14.
THE theme of this year's
observance is "The Jewish
Family Joys, Changes and
Challenges".
Jacobson has announced that
with the help of Rabbi Asher Bar-
Zev and his committee, he has
developed the following service
and program for an Oneg
Shabbat:
Friday, May 12 at 8:16 p.m.:
Canot Emanuel Mandel of
Miami, will chant the service.
Cantor Mandel has served the
Congregation Ohev Shalom in
Orlando during the past 16 years
at High Holiday Services, and he
is the national cantor of the
Jewish War Veterans of the
U.S.A. for the past 11 years.
Occupying the pulpit for Rabbi
Asher Bar-Zev will be Dr.
Elizabeth Sterenberg Freilich.
(The Rabbi is away, leading a
Temple Beth El Pilgrimage to
Israel.) Dr. Freilich is presently
in private practice in
psychotherapy and psychological
evaluation.
WADLER will conduct a new
member induction ceremony;
Oneg Shabbat, sponsored by the
Men's Club, will follow.
Saturday, May 13 at 9:30 a.m
Cantor Mandel will chant the
Sabbath prayers. Torah readine
by Isidore Moskowitz. D'var
Torah will be delivered by vice
president Alec Jacobson. a.
Kiddush and social hour will
follow.
Sunday, May 14: Sunday
morning minyan, 9 a.m. in
Appleman Chapel; 10 a.m., in
Senter Hall with Stephen Levitt
A.C.S.W. as guest speaker
Levitt is executive director of the
Jewish Family & Children's
Service of Palm Beach County.
He will speak on "Modern Day
Parenting How to Cope." A
question and answer period will
follow.
THE general public is invited
to Sabbath services at Temple
Beth El Fread Sanctuary in West
Palm Beach.
The Sunday Breakfast is open
to Men's Club members and to
prospective members.
Salute to Israel To
Air May 8 on ABC
ABC Television will broadcast
coast to coast a special pro-
gram entitled The Stars Salute
Israel at 30, Monday, May 8 from
9-1 lp.m.
The program is being pre-
sented under the auspices of the
American Committee to Cele-
brate Israel's 30th anniversary,
of which Vice President Waiter
Mondale is chairman.
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CJF Supports Wider Use
Of Charitable Deductions
I Israel's New President is Sephardi I
WASHINGTON, D.C. -
Testimony has been given to the
House Ways and Means Com-
mittee by a spokesman for the
Council of Jewish Federations
urKing support of legislation to
provide charitable tax deductions
for persons who take the stan-
dard deduction on their Federal
[ income tax return.
Norman A. Sugarman, a
member of the CJF Board of
I Directors, chairman of its en-
dowment fund committee and a
former assistant IRS com-
missioner, voiced support for HR
11183, introduced by Rep. Joseph
L. Fisher (D-Va.) and Rep.
Barber B. Conable (R-NY) and
co-sponsored by 10 other
members of the Ways and Means
Committee, which would permit a
separate charitable deduction
even for the 77 percent of tax-
payers who currently use the
| standard deduction.
HE noted that current
I Administration tax proposals
will "reduce the support of
charities and thereby hurt all
I needy people.
"The Administration's
[proposals would switch an ad-
ditional six million Americans to
the standard deduction, thereby
rewarding them for contributions
even though in fact they may
make no contribution what-
I soever,'' Sugarman stated.
He noted that the Council of
I Jewish Federations "is concerned
I about the trend in our tax laws
[away from support of charitable
institutions because we see this
trend undermining community
| responsibility."
THE expenditures for Jewish
I communal services total four
times the amount raised in
unfinished play on Jews during
the Spanish Inquisition.
In the course of his
distinguished political career, he
has suffered two major defeats
once as speaker of the Knesset
and, in 1973, in his bid for
President of Israel. That election
sparked a stormy debate and
some time after withdrawing
from the race, Navon remarked
that it is time that Oriental Jews
hospitals serving over 65 percent fh-lf^L^. Mow.ed- to mo"*
nnnimK.il ~>*?_t. o *raw"- than police commissioner, a post
non-Jewish patients, Suearman >ji.Tin. u SuTEl if"
stated that any
contributions, thus developing a
multiplier effect since the ser-
vices contributions finance
generate additional support, he
stated.
Pointing out to the committee
that Jewish communal agencies
serve well over 1.2 million per-
sons annually with Jewish
Sugarman
proposal
reducing charitable support could
set off a chain reaction reducing
services to individuals
resulting in a need for govern-
ment to make up the lost funds in
order to continue needed services.
"This change (HR 11183)
would protect the charitable
deduction from further erosion
and would also extend the
charitable deduction to the full
spectrum of income classes,"
Sugarman testified. "It would
mean that charities could look
increasingly for support from
persons of moderate income as
well as the generous gifts from
upper income taxpayers."
IF THE Administration tax
proposals are adopted donors
may choose not to make
charitable gifts at all "thereby
hurting all needy people and
depriving them of assistance and,
as a result, impairing the well-
being of society," he added.
"People are better people if
they give," Sugarman concluded.
"Giving patterns affect the
quality of the community. The
time has come to renew the
encouragement to all taxpayers
for charitable giving by allowing
the charjtable deduction as a
deduction in computing adjusted
gross income."
Family Life Library Opens
Stephen Levitt, executive
director of Jewish Family and
Children's Service announced the
stablishment of a library of
nfnrmational pamphlets and
aaterials especially for
promoting improved family life
nd communications.
The pamphlets, which are
available on loan, free of charge,
over such diverse topics as:
[Talking It Over Before
ferriage'; "Parent-Teenager
Communication"; "Bridging the
jeneration Gap"; "How to
Jiscipline Your Children"; "The
Shy Child"; "Women's Changing
Place"; "A Look at Sexism";
"The Dying Person and the
Family".
"The materials available are
directed toward the lay-public
and are easy to understand,"
according to Levitt. "It is hoped
that many more families who
would like occassional guidance
on a particular topic, but who are
not interested necessarily in
establishing a counseling contact
with the agency, would utilize the
library materials.''
The JFCS office will loan the
materials to anyone who stops by
the office Monday Friday
between 9 a.m. 12 p.m. and 1
p.m. 5 p.m.
['Health Foods; Facta & Fakee";
Fountains Raise $250,000;
Honor David Uchill
The Fountains raised more
Man $260,000 in Israel Bond
lies when David Uchill,
oineer worker for the State of
llsrael, recently was honored with
|the David Ben Gurion Award.
Chairmen of the event were Dr.
[Jerome Lorber and Alvin O.
|Schreibman.
COMMITTEE members in-
I eluded: Al Abrams. Adolph
IBergstein, Dave Dickson, Arthur
IDraizin, Robert Draizen,
Ir.manuel Ehrenkranz, Lillian
|Farber;
Ben Feinberg, Saul Feldman,
ITed Frank, Edward Freedman,
Jack Gilman, David Gold, Albert
jolden;
Leonard Goldfine, Al Good-
>tein, Alex Gruber, Murray
Kane, Irving Kaplan, Jacob
|KaDlan, Milton Kukoff;
DAVID Kunian, Hal Lashin,
* Irving Manning, Irwin
^akula, Morton Pauker, Nat
rolan, Mac Racer;
Joseph Rubinow, Stanley
checter, Irwin Schlanger, Albert
Mhnitt, Jerry Silverstein,
lurray Simon, Joe Snyderman;
Morton Springer, Henry Taca,
Saul Talbert, Mrs. Albert Wexler
and Mickey Wexler.
traditionally held by Sephardim.
His origins and the position of
Sephardim generally within
Israeli society are important to
him. "The argument that this is
the generation of the wilderness
and that the next one will fourish
is invalid," he wrote in 1973 on
the social ethnic gap.
"IF THERE is no change in
the environment, in housing
conditions, in the level of
schooling, and the general at-
mosphere in which the child is
raised, there is a strong
possibility that the son will fol-
low in his parents' footsteps
.... There is no community (in
Israel) which has not a con-
tribution to make nor is there any
which historically has failed
to make a contribution," he
wrote.
He felt most strongly what he
wrote about the contribution of
Sephardim to Jewish life and
culture. Going back to his early
writing in the mid-1940's, he has
always written of Sephardic life
and customs. Because of this,
shortly before Independence Day
1967, Yossi Bannai and Rivka
Michaeli asked him to write a
Elay with Sephardic content for
[abima to perform on
Independence Day. The result
was well-received.
Later, singer Yehoram Gaon
asked him to write a text binding
together several Sephardic songs.
And on the first anniversary of
Jerusalem Day (the anniversary
of the city's reunification), he
wrote a story entitled Six Days
and Seven Gates, which was so
popular it was translated into
English and performed in the
United Sates and South Africa.
BUT HIS major literary
achievement came in 1970. "My
aim in writing The Sephardic
Garden and I admit it was too
ambitious was to give an
answer to the questions, What
makes, a Sephardi a Sephardi?
What is unique about him? What
makes him tick?" he said in an
interview after the muscial play's
Jerusalem premiere on Sept. 14,
1970.
"I had in mind presenting a
vast theme the glories of the
Golden Age, the expulsion from
Spain, tne Marranos, the
dispersion throughout Europe
and Africa. But I found after
some months that all this could
not be compressed into one play.
"I've always been infuriated by
the stereotypes of the Moroccan
Jew as a figure of fun, a
shamash" or a waiter, or else he
is a gangster or a delinquent. He
is made out to be very primitive,
fumbling with his words of
Hebrew. Moroccan Jewish life is
full of beauty and wisdom, for
those who understand it."
Continued from Page 1
HELPING TO foster this
understanding, he wrote in 1973,
"there are some basic principles
which we cannot surrender .
The common denominator must
be Jewish tradition, that
adhesive force which keeps all the
sectors and factions in this nation
together. Any culture
which cuts us off from the roots
of Judaism will always be a
foreign element in our midst."
CRC Update
'World Bored with Inhumanity'
There is plenty of room for
diversity in Israel. "What the
nation wants, the nation will
get," Yitzhak Navon wrote.
What it does not want will be
rejected. The rose is a very
beautiful flower. But must my
garden have only roses? "
This aspect of Yitzhak Navon's
outlook is particularly suitable to
the man in line to be Israel's fifth
President.
^Federation Annual Meeting May 28%
The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is planning :g
:: its annual meeting for Sunday, May 28 at The Breakers in Palm *:
>i-i Beach. ^
All members of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach ::
3 County are invited to attend. The program will include the *:
:*: installation of officers and the Board of Directors of the Jewish ::::
;jij Federation, presentation of the Community Service Awards, g:
::: recognition of campaign workers and volunteers, and a special X;
S multi-media presentation of the history of the Palm Beach ::
: County Jewish community. >x
By: Henry Grossman, Chairman
Community Relations Committee
As I grew up, I was made
weary with the constant
repetition of one million
Armenians cruelly slaughtered
by the Turks. If we didn't eat,
our mothers said. "The starving
Armenians-," and we awallowed.
The world is tired of hearing
tales of slaughter and man's
inhumanity. The all rightmks,
Jews and Christians alike, are
more and more turning a deaf ear.
The Christian world was in-
different to the slaughter of
Lebanese Christians by the PLO.
LETTERS to the editor advise
Jews to forget about the six
million murdered and live for
today. The Russian slaughterers
of tens of thousands of innocents
appear at Human Rights con-
ferences, and Carter con-
templates a friendly relationship
with Castro's assassination
factory. Idi Amin's genocidal
regime is honored at the U.N.
Hitler's atrocious assaults in-
cluded millions of Christian
innocents. Yet when we say
"Holocaust", it is considered a
Jewish affair.
But we shall not forget. And it
is our responsibility to see that i
the world remembers. Only by
reinforcing these terrible
memories can we hope to prick
humanity's conscience, to keep
ourselves particularly and the
world generally, alive to the
danger of the growth of new
Hitlers.
YOU CAN FIND IT...HERE
AT
CAMP SHALOM 1978
At our spacious 18-acre site we oHer children from all sector* of thecom-
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summer months In a safe, wholesome and enriching environment and pro-
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Healthy self-expression Is nurtured within an atmosphere of respect for
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group.
THIS YEAR, theelght week camp season will be from June IV August 11
The first four-week session Is from June It-July 14, and the second four-week
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activities Include athletics, music, drama, arts and crafts. Red Cross-certi-
fied swimming Instruction and nature study. Special activities Include
bowling, roller skating, trips to beaches and places of interest.
In keeping with the camp's sponsorship and oblectlves, Jewish history
and customs are introduced through music and drama, arts and crafts, hoi!
day festivals, and the traditional welcoming of the Sabbath. These programs
are supervised and directed by our Judaic Education specialists and our Is-
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TRANSPORTATION
re picked up by buses at central or convenient pick-up points
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stabi ished camp bus routes to be announced.
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Pre-School. Elementary Divisions
8 weeks S22S ? $40 Registration and Activity Fee;
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special activities.
MINIMUM ENROLLMENT one 4-week session.
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REGISTRATION and ACTIVITY FEE MUST BE PAID WITH APPLICATION |if
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Israel's New President
Israel's new President Navon is a Sephardi. This is a
"first" -* an important "first" because Israel's
Sephardi Jewish community has said over and over again
that its member are treated as second class.
Even on a political level, the bitter comment has been
that Sephardi Jews make good police chiefs, meaning that
that is about as high as a Sephardi Jew can climb in the
establishment.
Navon's election has changed all that, at least
symbolically. Like all other Israeli Presidents in the past,
Navon is no exception otherwise in the fact that he is an
intellectual giant in his field literature.
But his Sephardi origins can not be brushed aside
lightly.
Sephardi Jewry has an ancient and distinguished
history. For example, among the Jews expelled from
Spain in 1492 was Judah Abravanel, son of the famous
rabbi and stateman, Don Isaac Abravanel. Sephardi Jews
can go on and on, embellishing the listing of their past.
In President Navon's election lies the hope that
finally the bridge will be gapped between two Israeli
Jewish communities and that one of them, the Sephardi,
will cease feeling that it has been relegated to a place of
second class.
Giving to CJA-IEF
In addition to the many communal activities in which
the Jewish Federation of Broward County is engaged
these days, its Combined Jewish Appeal-Israel Emer-
gency Fund campaign continues unabated.
Object: To remind us that the political crisis in the
Middle East aside, Israel's ongoing needs, those needs
that our community is dedicated to helping meet, must be
met with even greater generosity than ever before.
Reason: If increased levels of generosity are not
forthcoming, the forces currently operating on Israel to
reduce her to a splinter, to amputate her outer reaches will
misinterpret our true commitment to Israel and press even
harder to achieve their insidious aims.
What else can we say?
This should be commitment enough on our part to
give to CJA-IEF beyond our giving before. Let
Washington understand, let the Arab petrobillionaires
recognize that we are not reduced in our determination by
fear in precisely the same way that Israel is not reduced by
fear.
Let Washington and the Arab petrobillionaires know
that, to the contrary, we are bent on supporting Israel
more richly than we have ever supported her before. In
Israel's hour of need is all our need. In Israel's danger is
all our danger.
Through CJA-IEF we can meet the danger and
overcome it.
Footsie With Moscow
The Belgrade conference has ended. Its purpose was
to remind the Russians that they did not live up to their
commitments made at the Helsinki conference com-
mitments having to do with human freedoms.
At Belgrade, a basic human freedom went down the
drain because delegates to the conference were too chicken
to eyeball the Soviets on this issue. We have in mind
Soviet Jewry and their right to leave the country.
The very first time that Soviet Jewry was mentioned,
the Russians threw a tantrum, and everybody else went
into a sweat of silence. Let's not get the Rooskies upset
this seemed to be the theme of the conference and it
reminds us very much of the reaction of the Chamberlain
clan in Munich, when Hitler threw a tantrum and
Czechoslovakia went down the drain.
Our American delegate, Arthur Goldberg, as we
understand it, did tell the Soviets to knock off their act,
and the Soviets listened, but only briefly, because
Goldberg could get no other support for his gutsy deed.
Then what was Belgrade all about? It was pretty
much what Helsinki was all about: a soft-shoe routine,
playing footsie with Moscow.
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GoldaMeir onHer 80th Birthday
By MOSHE PEARLMAN
London Chronicle Syndicate
What is it that has made Golds
Meir so formidable an Israeli
institution, he asks.
Any attempt to analyze the
source of her power inevitably
invites comparison with the
outstanding Jewish leaders of the
recent past. There were two in
our own time whose greatness
was manifest, Chaim Weizmann
and David Ben-Gurion. Both
towered above their fellow-men.
Each fitted the biblical
description of King Saul: "From
his shoulders and upward he was
higher than any of the people."
What of Golda who turns 80 on
May 3? To which group does she
belong?
I THINK she would produce
one of her rare blushes at the very
idea of being considered in the
same breath with Weizmann and
Ben-Gurion. As she herself says
and though one cannot always
trust what leaders say about
themselves, in this case I'm sure
Golda means it she never
relished the highest office and
never sought it.
She accepted the Premiership,
following the sudden death of
Prime Minister Eshkol. as a duty
and to preserve party unity. And
this occurred some four years
after her retirement from
Government (though not from
politics) and when she was past
70. She had always been content
to be a member of the team, and
had never aspired to the cap-
taincy.
Yet if she is no Weizmann or
Ben-Gurion, she added her own
dimension to the Premiership,
and was soon commanding
enormous respect both at home
and abroad. I think that springs
from a rare combination of
qualities.
SOME OF course are common
to all notable leaders, and
essential: single-mindedness, an
iron will, and the capacity to
make critical decisions. She
exudes an aura of innat*
strength. To these she adds
compassion (though she- can be
tough when need be), a basic
simplicity, and a down-to-earth
pragmatism. And she has the
common touch. It is the oom-
bination that is unique.
No matter where, when or with
whom, whether as Prime
Minister at a Cabinet session on
the outbreak of war; Foreign
Minister holding the line at the
UN; Labor Minister pushing
ahead with public works and
social legislation; speaker at i
fund-raising meeting; party
leader at a worker's rally, or
mission-head in Moscow, she hat
always gone to the heart of the
matter, presenting her views in
straightforward black and white
terms.
IT SEEMS evident that her
utter single-mindedness about
Jewish survival and weU-being
was forged as a child in a Russian
stetl during a pogrom, and
amidst constant tales of
pogroms. It was as though her
ears rang ever after with the thud
of the hooves of the Cossack
horses and the "Death to the
Jews" cries of their riders,
powering her determination to
devote her life to the services of
her people.
As pupil and then school-
teacher in Milwaukee she
emigrated to America with her
family when she was eight as
pioneer kibbutznik, labor leader
and Jewish Agency executive in
Mandatory Palestine, as Israel's
first diplomat in Russia and I
member of successive Cabined
thereafter, her sole and all i
absorbing concern was the
development, consolidation and
safety of the Jewish national
homeland and the welfare of Jem I
everywhere.
THE CHILDHOOD memory I
of pogroms engendered an
emotional approach to matters of
statecraft, and while seeking to
improve the lot of the Jews, she I
has seized opportunities to f
enhance the lot of other people*.
This was particularly evident
when she moved from the Labor |
______Continued on page 7
Reform Bill Called Repressive
Friday, May 5,1978
Volume 4
28 NISAN-B738
Number 9
If you maintain your interest
in Senate Bill 1437 to the very
end of its 682 pages, you come
across Section 1163 which
reenacts the Logan Act. If you're
hazy on your history, the Logan
Act was originally passed in
1799.
It provides that any citizen
who directly or indirectly com-
mences or carries on any
correspondence or intercourse
with any foreign government or
any officer or agent thereof, with
intent to influence the measures
or conduct" of that government,
officer or agent" in relation to any
dispute or controversies with the
United States" shall be guilty of
a criminal offense.
READ IT carefully if you are
Jewish, particularly, and in-
terested in our relations with
Israel. Worried about your
constitutional right to freedom of
speech? Thomas Emerson,
Professor of Law Emeritus at
Yale, and one of the great con-
stitutional lawyers of our time, is
concerned about this and a host
of other portions of S-1437,
commonly known as "Son of S-l"
for the danger it poses to all of us.
And you should be if you grasp
its implications.
This monstrosity, which may
become law, is only one small
portion of an omnibus bill
designed to reform the Federal
criminal code. Instead of reform,
however, it would contribute
further to the erosion of civil
ngnts tor individuals, even those
who would never get involved in
dissent or other activities which
Edward
Cohen
they believe would put them in
jeopardy.
For the far-reaching effects of a
number of other sections go
beyond the stated concern to
keep political activity within
legitimate bounds, and can trap
even the most unsuspecting and
apathetic citizen.
THE Criminal
provision (Section
Conspiracy
1002), for
instance, would make anyone
present at a meeting where it was
agreed to block construction of
an interstate highway through a
park guilty of criminal con-
spiracy. That is even if he or she
never even participated in the
demonstration, wasn't within
miles of it, and was not even in
agreement with the proposal.
And, if any criminal offense is
committed by some demon-
strator the apathetic, non-
participating citizen is also liable.
In language that is clear in its
intent, S-1437 is designed to
prohibit legitimate activity by
citizens seeking to influence
government policy, to express
opposition to governmental
actions and to resist govern-
mental abuses.
PROF. EMERSON views this
as having been drafted, not with
an eye to encouraging vigorous
participation by citizens in public
affairs, but from a "government' j
as fortress mentality with i j
view to shielding the government
at every turn from the necessity
of taking into account the needi |
and wishes of its citizens".
Despite all we have learned I
since then, it is the feeling of civil |
libertarians that this bill is in fact
the product of the hysteria and
repression of the McCarthy
and, to repeat, could place the |
ordinary citizen in as much
danger of going to jail as j
criminals and subversives thai j
codification is presumably aimed
at. It has been pointed out M
testimony that a person could be
charged with violation of Section
1301 (Obstructing a Government
Function) by giving a postman |
the wrong directions to a house
THERE IS a bill in I
Criminal Justice Subcommittee
of the House of Representative!
(HR 2311) which would *
complish the worthwhile reforo
of the Federal Criminal Code
is not, as is 1437, inconsistent
with maintaining our system *|
individual rights.
There to no reasor,i why|
codification of the ***"
criminal tow cannot be *I
complished in a manner
that I
strengthens rather than u|
dermmes our democratic
stitutions, and our PfoPj*
Congress should be so mfonneo-


Friday, May, 197&
The Jewish Flqridian of Palm Beach County
*
Huge Anti-Nazi Rally in Cologne J
i
BONN (JTA) Europe's
biggest poet-war anti-Nazi rally
took place in Cologne on Satur-
day when about 25,000 demon-
strators assembled in Cologne to
demand the dissolution of SS
organizations and the banning of
all Nazi activity and
propaganda."
Simultaneously, ex-Chancellor
and current chairman of the
ruling Social Democratic Party,
Willy Brandt, issued a major
statement on the spread of neo-
Nazism in Germany, describing
the ignorance of young Germans
about the Third Reich as
"shocking."
THE RALLY and the Brandt
statement followed a government
announcement last week that
tougher measures would be taken
to stop the circulation of Nazi
propaganda aimed at young
people.
The Cologne rally was at-
tended by groups from through-
out eastern and western Europe,
though observers said about 80
percent of the participants came
from West Germany.
An Israeli delegation repor-
tedly called off plans to attend
after learning of the anti-Zionist
leanings of some of the groups
involved. But there was spon-
taneous applause among the
crowd when it was mentioned
that Israeli supporters had sent a
telegram backing the protest.
Although the groups did in
fact appear to be mainly left or
Communist-leaning speakers
made a point of avoiding political
Senior
I Service Center |
EDITOR The Jewish Floridian:
It's one thing to plan for social
services for others, but it's quite
a jolt when you need some help
for yourself. Hence, it's my turn
to thank the Gulstream Areawide
Council on Aging for their grants
to thank the Gulfstream
Areawide Council on Aging for
their grants to the Com-
prehensive Senior Service Center
funded by Title II, Older
Americans Act, for the free
transit for disadvantaged 60
years or older adults.
OUR
Reaoeas
WRite
'Let Thy Words Be Brie\"
Koheteth lEcclesiastes)
. My husband, who is the driver
ui our family, was at St. Mary's
Hospital and I found myself
concerned about how I could be
with him at the hospital early in
the morning before and after his
surgery.
Recalling that my husband is
an advisory member of the
Uilfstream Areawide Council on
the Aging, the funding agency
'or federal grants, I phoned the
Jewish Community Center,
Comprehensive Senior Service
tenter, one of the transportation
Provider agencies, and recipient
of these monies.
Arrangements were made to
**e me to St. Mary's Hospital
on then- U passenger bus on the
morning I desperately needed
Importation. Bravo to the
uider Americans Act and to the
comprehensive Senior Service
| ^nter, Jean Rubin director.
MS. ESTHER MOLAT
West Palm Beach
ideology, recalling instead the
atrocities committed by the SS
and expressing concern at in-
creasing activities by ex-SS
members.
AMONG participants were
several concentration camp sur-
vivors and a small group of
young men in German Air Force
uniforms. Dr. Maurice Goldstein,
president of the International
Auschwitz Committee, told the
predominantly young (under 25)
crowd:
NPD-aff ilia ted newspapers had
attacked West German democ-
racy, portrayed resistance
fighters as criminals and glorified
the Third Reich. This could not
be countered "simply by shurg-
ging one's shoulders/'
THE NEO-NAZI revival was
"not a matter of a few incurable
old Nazis, or the unsatisfied
curiosity of young people left
alone by parents and teachers."
It was "more a case of young
people seeking an escape in neo-
Fascism's glorification of
violence."
IN GERMANY
"We can never accept or
tolerate that ex-SS members sup-
ported by neo-Nazis revive and
spread their lies."
Referring to neo-Nazi propa-
ganda which claimed that the
concentration camps were a
fiction and that the confessions of
Nazi criminals were extorted by
torture or brainwashing Gold-
stein added: "We must ensure
that the truth about the camps in
Hitler Germany breaks
through."
A DECLARATION passed by
the gathering described in-
creasing, "provocative" meetings
of former SS members both in
Germany and elsewhere, and
international links and activities
"encourage neo-Nazi and racist
groups which have carried out
terror attacks on the offices of
resistance movements,
desecrated Jewish memorials and
cemeteries and slandered former
resistance fighters and survivors
of Nazi persecution."
In an article written for Die
Mahnung (The Warning), a pub-
lication of the Federation of Nazi
Regime Victims in West Berlin,
Brandt said it would "be an
exaggeration to talk of an acute
and threatening danger of neo-
Nazism."
But, "more than in previous
years," it was necessary to be
vigilant and unyielding against
extreme right-wing activities.
"Reports about increasing
commercial activities with Nazi
records, books and films have
spread as much in recent times as
have reports showing the begin-
nings ofa right-wing terrorism."
Brandt referred to a report that
a 20-year-old youth had launched
an Sa-Sturm in Hamburg, and of
groups of schlaegertrupp (assault
troops) and of paramilitary
maneuvers by such groups in
"preparation for the critical
time."
BRANDT commented: "one
asks oneself with a feeling of both
fear and disgust why young
people band together into neo-
Fascist groups."
Brandt recalled that federal
Interior Minister Werner
Maihofer was investigating the
extent to which state govern-
ments in German were imple-
menting antHJxtremist laws.
If necessary, new laws would
be passed, but it was "an
illusion" to believe that laws
alone could stop the activity. In
this respect, Brandt criticized a
recent court judgement in the
state of Baden-Wuerttemberg
declaring that the lar-#t
National Democratic Party did
not follow any anti-constitutional
goals.
Brandt spoke of "inadequate"
treatment of the Third Reich in
school history lessons, and the
"shocking" ignorance of young
people about the Hitler era.
Teacher-training programs and
school syllabi should "take
account of the bitter experience
of the past. Those who do not
know their past are unable to
come to terms with themselves in
the present."
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Friday, May 5,1978
Did 'Holocaust'Hurt Progress?
Continued from Page 1
government and, one hopes, his
people seek to make amends.
And so, again with respect to
Holocaust, will the NBC series
disturb the expression of Ger-
many's best intentions toward
the Jewish legatees of Germany's
once brilliant Jewish community?
EVEN WERE Holocaust not
the miserable piece of aesthetic,
historic and academic detritus
that it most patently is, I would
think not, I assure him.
And if it does, then the three-
decades-long positive process
that he hopes has been taking
place between the Federal
Republic and world Jewry,
however we may choose to
characterize the process, can not
be a very telling one and must
have had a miserable prognosis,
with or without Holocaust, from
the very beginning.
Ingendaay, a thoughtful man
whose own journalist father was
twice shipped off to concen-
tration camps, and who himself
ran afoul of the Gestapo on a
number of occasions, neverthe-
less breathes uncomfortably in
his assessment of the NBC
production.
"IT WAS absolutely untrue,"
he observes, meaning that the
production bore no resemblance
to the magnitude of stark horror
of the Hitler years.
"Can you," he asks, "imagine
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visiting rights at Dachau, which
the film showed? Connubial
rights as a result of which there
was the birth of a healthy, happy
child? Prisoners, who appear
reasonably tranquil and well-fed,
engaging in open discourse with
one another?" ___\
I join the fantasy and wonder
about the Eine Kleine Nachts-
musik quartet, whose purpose in
Holocaust was more of an exis-
tential riddle than what Alain
Resnais teaches us of such con-
centration camp disguises in his
28-minute Nacht und Nebel, a
documentary of terror that
NBC's nine-hour spectacular
never even approached in its
mythic grandeur.
IN RESNAIS, you see Keats'
vision of youth which "grows
pale and spectre thin and dies."
In Holocaust, you almost believe
in the Hitlerian dictum of Kraft
durch Freude, especially for
Jews.
"Or," says Dr. Ingendaay,
"the Warsaw Ghetto uprising as
Holocaust staged it." Instantly,
I think of a Kirk Douglas shoot-
em-up at the O.K. Corral. Or the
miserable Entebbe films that
took a Maccabbean occurence
and reduced it to a John Wayne
festival.
"The Warsaw Ghetto was a
full scale war," Ingendaay ob-
serves, meaning a heroic con-
frontation with mythic im-
plications for Jewish resistance
to tyranny in the face of indif-
ference on the part of a world
which should have exulted in it,
"but a war reduced in the NBC
series to a street fight." The
tragedy is that John Wayne
never comes to save the day.
THEN WHY the fear that
Holocaust, which misinstructs
and which insults both Germans
and Jews alike Germans,
because they were so much more
efficient and damned near
successful at terrorizing, humil-
iating and destroying a people
than the series ever came close to
hinting at; Jews, because they
suffered on an order of magnitude
far beyond anything the makers
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of the series either envisioned in
their feverishly commercial
minds or were capable ot
documenting for lack of artistry
or, what is worse, conviction -
why the fear that Holocaust will
disturb German-Jewish
relations?
Dr. Ingendaay thinks
carefully, and in retrospect I am
not sure that his answer is not
non sequitur, but in any case it
stands the test of what Sartre
calls facticity.
"If we are to bear the burden of
the past," he says, "and there is
no way that we should not want
to, or be able to, then so must the
rest of the world." The implica-
tion is clear: If the past is to be
known, then let it be known,
including our own devilish in-
volvement in it.
IGENDAAY means the other
western nations, the Churchillian
Grand Alliance against the Nazi
horde. He means: What did the
rest of us, the great old U.S. of A.
included, do to save the Jews
from Hitler's final solution?
The SS St. Louis story is by
now a cliche. Dr. Ingendaay is
informed far beyond that. He
recalls the July, 1938 meeting in
the Royal Hotel at Evian-Les-
Bain8 of 32 nations just 15 weeks
after Hitler annexed Austria.
Among observers: the Nazi
victors, taking notes assiduously
against some future, still un-
charted conquest, as if to in-
timidate those who would
speak sympathetically of Jews
because they might, themselves,
be victims someday of the
juggernaut; also, Dr. Chaim
Weizmann, spokesman for the
Jewish Agency.
Object of the meeting: How to
rescue "the Jews of the Greater
German Reich, help them to
reestablish their lives elsewhere."
as Peggy Mann puts it in a
splendid Apr. 16 piece in the
Washington Post.
IT IS a fact, Ingendaay recalls,
that at Evian-Les-Bains the
world turned its back on
Europe's Jews, giving Hitler a
feeling that, after all, he was
right.
What if, wonders Ingendaay,
at that conference, each of the 32
nations had agreed to take in just
17,000 Jews at once? He recalls
Mann's observation: "Every
Jewish man, woman and child in
Germany and Austria would
have left for a new homeland"
instead of the showers and
crematoria, Nacht und Nebel.
As for the U.S.A., Mann's
reminiscences speak for them-
selves. At Evian-Les-Bains,
American Ambassador Myron
Taylor dutifully explained the
workings of our National Origins
Quota System which, one is
meant to believe, regrettably pre-
cluded such a possibility. (Think
not of the 800-odd Jews of the St.
Louis denied admittance to
Miami, but of the more than a
quarter of a million Cubans wel-
comed through that port just a
quarter of a century later).
RECALLS Mann: "Although
the total German quota was
25,957 per year... a total of only
27,000 Jews had been admitted
to the United States during
the past (previous to the 1938
Evian Les Bains con-
ference) six years." Reasons:
"They ranged from a 'roadblock'
set down by President Herbert
Hoover in 1932 to the out-
right anti-Semitism of certain
local U.S. consuls (italics
mine) ."
I think, although I dare not
say it, that we, too, were the
Holocaust. Dr. Ingendaay senses
the thought which, of course, he
developed in the first place, and
so, in a sort of chess game, I
return the burden to him by
wondering somewhat defensively
about how it could be that the
mass of Germans stood quietly
by-
"How can it be," Dr. Ingen-
daay replies, that at Evian-Les-
Bains they did not even let
Jewish Agency spokesman Dr.
Weizmann speak?'
OR, I conclude, that in the
concentration camps, the Jews
lined up quietly for their showers.
Always, the good is destroyed in
a conspiracy of silence.
"Even the good Germans," Dr.
Ingendaay observes, and I agree
that some of them must surely
have been struck dumb by the
same forces that made the Jews
line up so docilely. All, all of them
perished by the assent of silence.
And that was mainly what was
wrong with Holocaust. It was too
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
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Golda Meir on Her 80th Birthday
Continued from Page 4
Ministry in 1966 to become
foreign Minister.
| she was happiest at the
foreign Ministry with the
Imarkable technical aid
oerams in countries under-
developed countries, launched
then she was in office. Here was
\e chance to give practical help
) others, to offer the new nations
rte product of Israel's own ex-
[erience in devleopment projects
d in the training and set-
lement of new immigrants.
I Unlike leaders who concern
,emselves with the forest.
olda's concern is with the ln-
vidual trees. She loves people
. with a special love reserved
\r her own people. She loves to
t with them, talk to them, listen
. them. She is perhaps the most
xiable of all her counterparts.
hd prefers company to privacy,
he is also tireless.
BECAUSE of her intense love
the Jewish people, Golda's
reatest moment was un-
oubtedly the historic demon-
ation of welcome from Russian
fewry, when 50,000 braved the
angers of greeting her at the
Golda Meir
approaches to the synagogue in
Moscow which she attended on
Rosh Hashanah shortly after her
arrival as Israel's Minister in
1948.
For the same reason, the most
tragic moment in her public life
was the surprise attack on Yom
Kippur 1973. The most trying
moment came two-and-a-half
weeks later, when she felt
compelled to accept the American
ceasefire demand, followed by the
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further demand to allow supplies
through to Egypt's beleaguered
Third Army, which reduced the
magnitude of Israel's military
victory.
Many have been tempted to
liken Golda to her biblical
forebear, Deborah the Judge. The
comparison is slight, prompted
largely by the fact of their
womanhood. However, I have
often thought that the theme of
the Song of Deborah, uttered
after the battle near Mount
Tabor in the Valley of Jezreel, is
also characteristic of Golda.
IN THAT immortal Song,
there is high praise for the tribes
who rallied to the colors when
danger threatened, and withering
scorn for those who stayed away.
Of Reuben: "Why did you tarry
among the sheepfolds, to hear the
piping for the flocks? and
Dan, why did he abide with his
ships? As her sat still..." Golda
could not have said it in quite
that way she would be the last
to claim for herself, Deborah's
poetic genuis.
But I have seen men fidget
with embarrassment at the
scornful look in Golda's eyes
when they have been reluctant to
show solidarity, and give help to
their brothers in time of need.
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In Israel, Then Flown Here
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A torch of freedom proclaiming
the State of Israel's 30th anni-
versary of independence will be
lit in Jerusalem this weekend by
President Ephraim Katzir and
then airlifted to New York, South
Florida, Tampa and 27 other
Jewish communities in the
United States.
Ceremonies at the Interna-
tional Synagogue at New York's
Kennedy Airport Sunday
morning will launch the official
celebration of Israel's 30th birth-
day sponsored by the
American Zionist Federation
to be climaxed on Yom Haatz-
maut (Israel Independence Day),
May 11.
A COMMUNITY wide rally
in Miami Beach Community Cen-
ter, Thursday night, May 11, will
highlight observance of the mile-
stone in the modern Jewish
State's history for Dade and
Broward counties, home to more
than 400,000 Jews.
Tickets can be obtained at the
offices of the American Zionist
Federation of South Florida, El
Al Israel Airlines, or at the Israel
Aliyah Center.
Hadassah. American Mizrachi
Women, Pioneer Women, B'nai
Zion, Labor Zionist Alliance,
Zionist Revisionists, Religious
Zionists of America, American
Jewish League for Israel and all
other Zionist groups in Dade and
Broward counties are sponsors of
the rally, which is expected to
attract more than 5,000 persons
to the Miami Beach Convention
Center.
"ISRAEL has called on the
American Jewish community to
demonstrate that it is the front
line of defense for the inde-
pendence of the Jewish State,
and we must answer her call,"
said Harriet Green, president of
the AZF of South Florida and of
Pioneer Women council of South
Florida.
The torch to be lit by President
Katzir will be flown to Miami
from New York and used at the
Yom Haatzmaut celebration,
Gerald Schwartz said.
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The Jewish Community Center
SENIOR NEWS
The Comprehensive Senior 1
Service Center provides tran-
sportation to diaadvantaged
seniors, 60 years or older. Call the
Center to find out about
eligibility. Educational and
recreational programs are also
available
A hypertension education class
will be held Wednesday, May 17
at 1 p.m. Registration is limited.
Marci Fine, R.N. is the in-
structor. Call the Center to
register.
Psychology "Winning with
Transactions! Analysis," Naomi
Stahl, T.A. therapist, will teach a
six week course on Thursdays
May 11 to June 15, 10:30 a.m. at
the JCC. Call Bonnie at the
Center to register.
Tuesday Club Chai members
will be honored by the Second
Tuesday Club on May 9. There
will be a barbecue and en-
tertainment. Mildred Bimbaum
and Dorothy Surtshin will
present a musical program. A
trip to Miami is scheduled for
June6 space is limited.
Artist of the month for May
will be Helen Sanders.
The Fort Lauderdale
Recreation Department and the
area agency on Aging of Broward
County are sponsoring tennis
matches for persons 60 to 70
years of age. May 22 25. Entry
deadline is May 17. Call the
Center. Hospitality Corner is
always open Monday Friday, 9
a.m. 5 p.m.
CLASSES
Theater Workshop with
Michael Soil has formed a theater 1
group which meets every
Tuesday, 10 11:30 a.m.
Understanding Painting, a
series of three lectures by Freda
Majzlin will be held on May 8, 15
and 22 from 1:30 3 p.m. in the
C.S.S.C JCC. Registration is
limited. Call Bonnie for further
information.
"Consult your Doctor" has a
new format in May called "Ask
the Doctor Panel", presented by
New Dimensions: May 4 and 11
at 1:30 p.m., Dr. R. Feldman, I.
Kaufman and H. Keiberman will
lead the discussion.
Coming in May is a series
called "Sex in the Later Years"
which will be presented by Dr.
Burger. May 18 Psycho-sexual
problems in the older adult, May
25 Sexual problems of the
female in the later years by Dr.
Steven Silverman, June 1
Sexual problems of the male in
the later years Dr. Robert
Burger.
Jerry Hartman, vice president
of Bache Halsey Stuart Sheilds,
Inc. who regularly presents
financial reports on Channel 12
and WPBR radio, will conduct
two series lectures on Income
Investment for Retirees,
Wednesday May 3 and 10,1 2
p.m.
PRESCHOOL AND
KINDERGARTEN
The Jewish Community Cento-
will offer a program for the
following age groups beginning
this September: two-and a half;
three; four; and a kindergarten
program for the five year olds.
Programs will be held at the
present address in enlarged
facilities. Registration is limited.
For further information call the
Center.
C.A.P.A. PROGRAM
(2 '/iyrs.tol3yrs.old)
The JCC summer program for
the creative and performing arts
is open for registration. The
C.A.P.A. Program offers music,
dance, drama, painting, sculp-
ture, creative writing and
athletics. Children can choose the
arts or the sports program or
both. There will be two free
choices each week in areas such
as newspaper, nature, Spanish,
and tap dance. There will be a
dairy swim.
HOLOCAUST SYMPOSIUM
The Jewish Community Center
has recognized Joan Bauer,
Diane Soil, Terri Munn, Cantor I
Nicholas Fenakel, Prof. Samuel
Portnoy and Brett Becker from
the JDL for their participation in
the Holocaust seminar.
COMMUNITY SEDER
The Jewish Community
Center, Widowed-to- Widowed
Workshop hosted over 175 people
at a Community Seder the first
night of Passover.
The traditional reading of the
Haggadah was lead by Shoahana
Flexer, Matthew Siegler, Diane
and Michael Soil and two
children, Edo and Roy Levi.
Recognition was given to
Rosalyn Ram, Seder chairperson.
TWEENS
Tween group meets every
Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. for
special outings, parties, car
washes etc. Contact the Center to
join.
TEENS
Teen group is planning
summer weekend trips ana ac-
tivities. Teens meet every
Tuesday night at 7 p.m.
SPORTS
Registration is open for s
supervised after-school sports
recreation program, Mondays
through Fridays from 3:30 to
6:30 p.m. during May. Contact
the Center for further in-
formation.
THIRD ANNUAL
DINNER MEETING
At the third annual JCC dinner
at the Flagler Museaum, newly
elected officers, executive board
and general board members were
elected. They include:
President, Zelda Pincourt;
Vice Presidents, Alan Cum-
min gs, Bea Keiser, Dr. Paul
Klein, Morris Messing and Iris
Murray; Treasurer, Dr. Howard
Sabarra; Secretary, Anne Tanen;
Chairman of the Board, Robert
D. Rapaport.
JF&CS
The JF & CS Board notes that
the folowing contributions were
received and cards were mailed:
Cissie and Jerome Tishman for
a happy anniversary from Linda
and Eugene Kalnitsky; Vivian
and Herbert Weiser for a happy
anniversary from Linda and
Eugene Kalnitsky; Ann and
Arthur Leibovit for a happy
anniversary from Linda and
Eugene Kalnitsky; and Lawrence
A. Paley of Boca Raton to Jewish
Family Service.
Where the Seniors Fit In
By JEAN RUBIN
Director, Comprehensive
Senior Service Center
Age has no boundaries at the
Jewish Community Center.
Seniors engage in various ac-
tivities throughout the day and
are constantly exposed to various
age groups. One lady said, "We
never see children or pets at our
adult condominium" but since
she has been an active par-
ticipant of the Comprehensive
Senior Service Center program
one of their desires has been
fulfilled.
At the Jewish Community
Center, older adults often stop on
their way to their classes to
observe the three year olds at
play or are invited to partake of
some of the traditional foods the
children have prepared.
DURING Passover several
seniors witnessed an un-
forgettable occasion a Seder
held by Jewish Community
Center pre-schoolers. Older
children often aid seniors in some
of their activities, and best of all
the young Jewish Community
Center staff have become their
family.
Seniors walk side by side with
many of the young Jewish
Community Center staff, whether
they be teachers, co-workers, or
friends and often remark on how
these youthful people remind
them of their grandchildren.
Recent activities such as Pass-
over Seders, Israel Independence
Day preparations and various
classes as well as our Holocaust I
seminar brought young and old I
together.
The Jewish Community Center
Senior Program has become very
unique and attempts to fulfill
many needs of older adults
through its Title III Older
Americans Act government
grant, funded by Gulfstream
Area-wide Council on Aging. The
Comprehensive Senior Service
Center provides transportation to
transit disadvantage^ adults 60
years or older and a variety of
stimulating and enjoyable
educational and recreational
programs.
OUR artists of the month are
revitalized as people openly
admire their work which is
exhibited at the Center. Many of
our seniors have discovered
hidden talents and skills they
never thought they had such as
writing, painting, leading and
partaking in group discussion
displaying leadership qualities.
Old friends and new friends
chat before or after a class over a
cup of tea at the hospitality
comer. As senior Shoshana
Flexer put it, "My life has
completely changed since I've
been coming to the Jewish
Community Center. I feel alive
and young again.''
Ted Kover, JCC volunteer,
was honored by the Jewish
Community Center and the
retired seniors volunteers
program (R.S.V.P.) at the
annual dinner.
JCC Chairman of the Board,
Robert D. Rapaport is shown
enjoying the annual meeting
dinner at which time was
presented with a personalized
Kiddush Cup. \
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Outgoing President, Dr. Robert Burger (Center) and Mrs.
Debbie Burger, annual dinner chairperson, receiving a roundof
applause.
Zelda Pincourt, (left) incoming JCC president is shown being
installed by Mrs. Pierce Weinstein (right), president of Temple
Beth El.
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Toy Co. Won't Quit on Swastikas
The Mattel Toy Company has rejected a
request by the American Jewish Congress to halt
production and distribution in West Germany of
models of Stuka dive bombers and other swastika
. emblazoned reminders of the Nazi war machine,
it was reported this week.
Julius Schatz, director of the Commission on
Jewish Life and Culture of the Congress, said he
had written to the company in support of efforts
by Protestant and Catholic leaders in West
Germany demanding that the sale of the toys be
stopped.
In response, Schatz said, he received a
telephone call from Spencer Boyce, vice president
of Mattel in Los Angeles, who said the company
would continue to produce the toys and sell them
in accordance with West German law that per-
mits the swastika to be used in such cir-
cumstances.
The Jewish Defense League commemorated
the birthday of Adolf Hitler on Apr. 20 by pre-
senting the American Civil Liberties Union with
its first annual "Lampshade Award." Some 40
people held a demonstration in front of the ACLU
offices in New York during the noon hour to
launch a JDL nationwide boycott of that
organization.
JDL contends that Nazis should have no
rights no rights to march through the streets,
no rights to espouse genocide of Jews, and no
rights in general. The ACLU has been defending
the civil rights of Nazi organizations and leaders.
The merger of Israeli solar equipment man-
ufacturer and developer, one of the longest
established in the field, Miromit Ltd. of B'nei
Brak, and the American Heliothermal Corp., solar
products installation and engineering corporation
based in Denver, Colo., was announced in Tel
Aviv by Itzhak Matza, managing director of
Miromit, and Gary Cushner, executive vice
president of AHC.
According to Matza, the merger should make
American Heliothermal Corp. / Miromit one of
the largest solar collector companies in the world.
He estimates that there are more than three
million square feet of Miromit collectors installed
in 12 countries.
Former Israel President Ephraim Katzir
refused to participate in the ceremony Apr. 10
when $500,000 was distributed among the nine
winners of the Wolf Prize, which has been called
Israel's Nobel Prize. Katzir said he was objecting
to the fact that the $10 million fund, established
several years ago by an anonymous donor, was
not earmarked for the encouragement of Israeli
scientists. There were no Israelis among this
year's winners.
Rabbi Abraham B. Hecht, president of the
Rabbinical Alliance of America, has issued a
statement denouncing New York Gov. Hugh
Carey's veto of legislation which would legalize
capital punishment in New York State.
Speaking on behalf of Orthodox rabbinic
leaders across the nation, Rabbi Hecht labeled
Carey's attitude "a misguided misinterpretation
of religious values. Capital punishment was
ordained by our Creator in the Bible as the sole
legitimate punishment for murderous predators
who victimize the innocent and the helpless," he
said.
"This fundamental
code of lex talionis is
Former President of Israel Ephraim Katzir
lie ft) and Joseph Handleman of Detroit and
Miami, national president of the American
Red Magen David for Israel, discuss con-
struction plans of the $10 million new Magen
David Adorn Israel National Blood Center to
be located in Tel Aviv. The facility will be
built through the generosity of friends and
members ofARMDI
A warm embrace as Prime Minister
Menachem Begin greets World Sephardi
Federation President Nessim D. Goon as a
surprise birthday party in Goon's honor. The
party, which took place at the Jerusalem
Hilton Hotel, was given by Ray Mallei of Los
Angeles and Stephen Shalom of New York,
both members of the board of the American
Sephardi Federation and delegates to the
World Zionist Congress.
a basic tenet of Western religious belief and
cannot be arbitrarily abrogated by the whim of a
misguided individual's conscience. The Governor
has no right to redetermine immutable absolute
law."
The selection of Gen. Rafael Eytan (Raful) as
Chief of Staff of the Israeli Army has met with
wide acclaim throughout the country, according
to local press reports. The media are describing
Eytan as a model fighting man. Some well-known
generals describe him as "the greatest military
figure the Jews have had since the days of Bar-
Kochba."
Political observers are saying that the ap
pointment of Eytan was not based merely on
military considerations, but on political con-
siderations as well. They surmise that Eytan's
appointment was something in the nature of a
warning to the Arab world which still thinks in
terms of a military confrontation with Israel.
The journal of the left-wing Mapam, Hotam,
writes about Eytan's appointment: "If there is
any single person within the past few years about
whom one can say that he was the number one
soldier in Israel's army, that person is surely
Rafael Eytan (Raful). If the nation had 10 com-
manders of the same age, experience, and
character as Eytan, then the Army would have an
altogether different image. The appointment of
Eytan will surely give the public a greater feeling
of security than ever before."
Testimony has been given to the House Ways
and Means Committee in Washington by a
spokesman for the Council of Jewish Federations
urging support of legislation to provide charitable
tax deductions for persons who take the standard
deduction on their Federal income tax return.
Norman A. Sugarman, a member of the CJF
Board of Directors, chairman of its Endowment
Fund Committee and a former Assistant IRS
Commissioner, voiced support for HR 11183,
introduced by Rep. Joseph L. Fisher (D., Va.) and
Rep. Barber B. Conable (R., N.Y.) and co-
sponsored by 10 other members of the Ways and
Means Committee, which would permit a separate
charitable deduction even for the 77 percent of
taxpayers who currently use the standard
deduction.
He noted that current Administration tax
proposals will'' reduce the support of charities and
thereby hurt all needy people."
Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel will
be awarded the honorary Doctor of Humane
Letters degree by Yeshiva University at a special
convocation to be held Thursday, May 4, it was
announced by Dr. Norman Lamm, president.
The convocation will take place on the
Danciger Campus of the Main Center in New
York City.
Prime Minister Begins visit to the 92-year-old
institution is traditional among Israeli govern-
ment leaders and scholars. Nearly all of Israel's
historic figures have been honored by the uni-
versity, including Prime Ministers David Ben-
Gurion, Golda Meir, Levi Eshkol and Yitzhak
Rabin.
News Series Angers
Los Angeles Jews
ByTOMTUGEND
LOS ANGELES A three-
part series of articles in the Los
Angeles Times has caused a furor
among the city's 500,000 Jews.
The series purported to answer
the question: "What is it like to
be a Jew in Los Angeles today?"
and summarized the answer in
the introduction: "By most
accounts, they (the Jews) have
the highest per capita income,
and per capita are the best
educated, most productive and
socially active citizens in the
community.
"YET, after its 125-year
history here, the Jewish com-
munity remains, according to
some of its leading citizens, as
insecure as it is prosperous and
as socially isolated as it is of-
ficially accepted."
Within days of the publication,
prominent rabbis denounced the
paper from the pulpit.
Leaders of the Jewish
Federation-Council met in
emergency session with the
paper's editorial board, and
defense organizations reached
new heights of indignation.
Much of the heat has focused
on the writer of the articles,
Robert Scheer.
Born in the Bronx and raised in
a Socialist-Yiddish milieu, Scheer
became one of the leading lights
of New-Left journalism in the
1960s.
HE GAINED considerable
fame and almost derailed the
aspirations of then Presidential
candidate Jimmy Carter, when
the latter admitted in a Scheer
interview published in Playboy
magazine that, though happily
married, he had at times lusted in
his heart after other women.
Following the series of articles,
the paper conducted a survey of
non-Jewish attitudes to Jews.
The results showed that 47
percent of those polled felt that
Jews had too much economic
power, while 48 percent did not
think so.
Thirty-six percent said that
Jews had too much political
power. Some 58 percent
disagreed.
ASKED whether they objected
to the idea of a Jewish President
of the United States, 11 percent
said that they did. Only 5 percent
said they would object to having
a Jew for a neighbor.
The groups most critical of
Jews were Mexican-Americans
and blacks.
Susan
Panoff
Still timely:
PassovGRpun
PASSOVER FUN BOOK: Puzzles, Riddles, Magic and
More. By David A. Adler. New York: Bonim Books,
Hebrew Publishing Co., 48 pp., $1.95.
ADLER, author of last year's successful Hanukkah
Fun Book, has now provided us with an excellent gift to
bring your child, grandchild, relative or friend for the
Passover holiday. It is perfect as a gift for your host or
hostess during the holiday.
Adler makes Jewish holidays as much fun as comic
books, coloring books and puzzle games all under one
cover. There are 40 activities for children ages seven to
eleven. A rebus tells the story of the Jews' freedom from
slavery; a matzoh matching game shows both square and
round matzos.
EVERY PUZZLE, word game and riddle teaches the
child something about Passover. In a pleasant, fun way
children absorb and learn (without meaning to learn) the
symbols, songs, words and story of the holiday.
Adler even has a gimmick in this book. The child sees
a "moving cartoon" by flipping the pages of the book. Of
course answers and explanations are provided wherever
needed. This is a highly recommended learning / fun tool.
THE PASSOVER FEAT II. Revised Edition. By the
West Orange Chapter of American Mizrachi Women,
615 Nye Ave., Irvington, N.J. 07111,384 pp., $6.50.
THIS NEW edition took three years to complete and
contains 1,000 recipes. It is the largest recipe book put out
by a women's organization (sisterhood or national
organization) that this reviewer has seen.
Although the cookbook is primarily intended for
Passover use, the large variety of unusual recipes enables
the cook to adapt most of the recipes for year-round use.
And the cookbook offers a special feature of many recipes
for those who keep the custom of non-gebrocht not
cooking or baking on Passover with matzoh or matzoh
products.
THERE IS a wonderful section on cooking hints for
every day and a detailed chapter on the Seder plate, in-
cluding a variety of interesting ways to make charoset.
The authors have considered nutrition as well. At
least every permissible Passover vegetable is featured in
at least one recipe. And there is a 63-page section covering
meats and poultry.
The recipes do not sound pesachdig. There is
Passover pizza and eggplant parmesan. There are recipes
for mayonnaise, preserves, relishes, chocolate mousse and
homemade candies.
The money collected from the sale of the cookbook
will go to American Mizrachi Women's projects in Israel.


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devoted to discuslion of themei and issues
relevant to Jewish life past and present
Involvement in Freedom
By Rabbi Harry Z. Schectman
Congregation Anahei Sholom
The Festival of Freedom,
which Passover represents, if
followed by a period of weeks
which brings stronger emphasis
on the message of the holiday.
The days of Sfiroh, the counting
of the Omer, which follow the
Passover holiday, are observed as
a period of sadness to com-
memorate the defeat of Bar
Kochba's Judaean forces by the
Romans in the revolt of Rabbi
Akibah.
Freedom does not come
without sacrifice, and Rabbi
Akibah was willing to be mar-
tyred, and his disciples to be
massacred, in order to defend
their right to worship and live as
children of the Almighty. Rabbi
Akibah became involved in order
to protect that freedom, no I
matter how great the odds
against him.
By Rabbi Harry Z. Schectman
FROM the very inception of
the revolt of the Israelites
against the slavery of Egypt,
T.V. Highlights
MOSAIC, the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County-
sponsored TV program, aired weekly over Channel 6-WPTV on
Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m.
Program Schedule:
May 7 Ruth Kluger Aliav
May 14 Tom Kelly
SYNOPSIS OF THE WEEKLY TORAH PORTION
Emor
S "Seven days ye shall eat unleavened bread" (Lev. 23.6)
::". .a memorial ::
: "... a memorial. blast of horns. the fruit of goodly ::
| trees" (23.40). \
: EMOR"And the Lord said unto Moses: Speak unto the j:
:: priests' the sons of Aaron, and say unto them: There shall :
a none defile himself for the dead among his people; except |:
for his kin that is near unto him, for his mother, and for his :
:& father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his
: brother; and for his sister a virgin. They shall not take I
:jjj a woman that is a harlot, or profaned: neither shall they 3
:j:| take a woman put away from her husband" (Leviticus 3
g 21.1-7). The high priest "shall take a wife in her virginity.
:'.\ A widow, or one divorced, or a profaned woman, or a 5
I harlot, these shall he not take" (Leviticus 21.13-14). No 1
I priest with a blemish might approach the altar to offer a j:|
I sacrificethe impure priest might not even approach the j:|
1 holy food nor eat it. No animal with a belmish might be an 8
:: offering.
The seasons of the holy convocations are then
2 described: "The seventh day is a sabbath of solemn rest %
... ye shall do no manner of work ... In the first month. :
:|; on the fourteenth day ... at dusk, is the Lord's passover $
:: on the fifteenth day of the same month is the :j:
feast of unleavened bread seven days ye shall eat 1
j: unleavened bread" (Leviticus 23.3-6). The festival of the ft
j First Fruits (Shavuot) occurs on the fiftieth day after the 1
< first day of Passover. "In the seventh month in the first 1
S day of the month, shall be a solemn rest unto you, a
>: memorial proclaimed with the blast of horns, a holy ::
S convocation. Ye shall do no manner of work in that same I
I day; for it is a day of atonement to make atonement...
ij: And ye shall do no manner of servile work. Howbeit %
j:i on the tenth day of this seventh month is the day of I
:|: atonement. and ye shall afflict your souls. And ye S
:j: shall do no manner of work in that same day; for it is a day
:;l of atonement, to make atonement for vou before the Lord :?
I your God .... On the fifteenth day of this seventh month >:j
I is the feast of tabernacles for seven days unto the Lord"
1 (Leviticus 23.24-34).
"And ye shall take you on the first day the fruit of 3
2 goodly trees, branches of palm-trees, and boughs of thick ::
gtrees, and willows of the brook, and ye shall rejoice before |
glthe Lord your God ... it is a statute for ever in your ::
^generations And Moses declared unto the children of 8
^Israel the appointed seasons of the Lord" (Leviticus 23.40- i
S41.44).
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someone had to become involved,
someone had to lead the way out
of the darkness of bondage into
the light of liberty.
In the Passover story it was
Moses who became involved. In
the year 73 C.E., when the
Romans had destroyed
Jerusalem and the Holy Temple,
it was the martyrs of Masada
who became involved. And now,
after Passover, we are com-
memorating the involvement of a
great rabbi and his disciples.
Because of their demise, we do
not celebrate joyous occasions at
this time of the year, for a period
of several weeks.
The success of the fulfillment
of ideals which lead to a better
mankind, cannot be obtained by
a laissez-faire policy. The non-
chalance of the modern world has
brought about the many tragic
situations which are enslaving
mankind today. No matter what
crimes, what unfair practices,
what poltical shenanigans take
place, no one wishes to get in-
volved.
EVERYONE wishes to sit
under his own vine and his own
fig tree, and hold on to his little
bundle of gold, wishing to
convince himself that he needs to
do nothing in order to protect his
little bundle, or his cozy vine or
fig tree. If those who brought
freedom to mankind had not
wanted to become involved, there
would be no democracy, no life,
liberty or the pursuit of hap-
piness.
If George Washington,
Thomas Jefferson or Abraham
Lincoln would have been con-
tented to live only for them-
selves, our country would not
have developed into the great
democracy that it is supposed to
be. If Ben Gurion and Menachem
Begin had not been willing to
throw in their lot with suffering
Jewry, the Jew would still be the
cowering underdog of an anti-
Semitic world.
For the purpose of Jewish
survival the Jew, who is
deserving of the name, must
become involved in many facets
of Jewish life. Since Judaism is a
way of life, and not simply a
dogmatic creed, the many
aspects of Jewish living should
be our interest.
FROM the problems of Israel's
peace and security, to the human
rights of Soviet Jewry, even
though far from our borders, our
involvement must be felt and
impressed upon our own people in
those lands and upon the non-
Jews over the world.
A solution of the urgent need
for better Jewish education for
our children, the matter of Jewish
youth flocking to the Moonies,
the gurus or the Jews for Jesus,
the rise of Neo-Naziism in this
country, and all such matters, are
all subjects for involvement,
because they and many other
problematic situations are related
to Jewish survival.
Freedom for the Jew cannot be
an easily obtained status. For us,
the sacrifice made during the
revolt of Rabbi Akibah following
Passover, ia a repeated ritual in
our lives from year to year.
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The South County Division of Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County recently held a cocktail buffet on behalf of the
Jewish Federation's 1978 Combined Jewish Appeal-Israel
Emergency Fund campaign. Pictured are (left to right) Dr. Karl
Enselberg and Dr. Gerald Robinson, co-chairman; Jeanne
Daman, guest speaker; and Alan Shulman, General Campaign
chairman.
Synagogues in
Palm Beach County
REFORM
CONSERVATIVEWERAl
TEMPLE ISRAEL
1901 North Flogler Drive
West Polm Beach, Florida
33407
833-8421
Rabbi Irving B. Cohen
Sabbath Worship Services
Friday at8:15 p.m.
TEMPLE BETH EL OF
BOCA RATON
333 S.W. Fourth Avenue
Boca Raton, Fl. 33432
391-8901
Rabbi Norman T. Mendel
Cantor Martin Rosen
Sabbath services, Friday at
8:15p.m.
Saturday morning services at
10:30 a.m.
TEMPLE ETERNAL LIGHT
THE FREE SYNAGOGUE
P.O. Box 3
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
368-1600 391-1111
Rabbi Benjamin Rosayn
Fridays at 8:15 p.m.
at: Boca West
Community UMC
8900 Boca West GLADES) Rd.
(1 Mile West of
Boca Turnpike)
CONSERVATIVE
CONGREGATION
ANSHEI SHOLOM
5348 Grove Street
West Palm Beach, Fla. 33409
684-3212
Rabbi Harry Z. Schectman
Cantor Arthur B. Rosenwasser
Services: Friday 8:30 a.m.,
5p.m., 8:15p.m.
Saturday 8:30a.m., 5 p.m. n.
Daily 8:30a.m., 5p.m.
CONGREGATION
BETH K0DESN
Boynton Beach, Fla.
732-5147
Sabbath Services
Friday at 8:15 p.m.
Saturday at 9a.m.
Congregational Church
115 N. Federal Highway
TEMPLE BETH EL
2815 North Flogler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida
33407
833-0339
Rabbi Asher Bar-Zev
Sabbath services Friday at 8:15
p.m.
Saturday at 9:30a.m.
Doily Minyan at 8:15 a.m.,
Sunday at 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM
315 N. "A" St.
loke Worth, Florida 33460
5855020
Rabbi Emanuol Eisenberg
Cantor Jacob Elman
Services, Mondays and
Thursdays
at8:15a.m.
Friday at 8:15 p.m.
Saturday at 9 a. m.
TEMPLE BETH DAVID
Sabbath services, Friday at 8
p.m.
At Westminister Presbyterian
Church
10410 N. Military Trail, Palm
Beoch Gardens. 321 Northloke
Blvd., North Palm Beoch, Fla
33408 845-1134
Rabbi Hyman Fishman
Cantor Nicholas Fenaket
TEMPLE BETH SKOLOM
N.W. Avenue "G"
Belle Glade, Florida 33430
Jack Stateman, Lay Leader
Sabbath services, Friday at
8:30 p.m.
TEMPLE B'NAI JACOB
275 Alemeda Drive
Palm Springs, Florida 33460
Sabbath services, Friday at 8
p.m.
Saturday at 9 a. m.
President Jacob Front964-
0034
Mondays and Thursdays at 9
a.m.
Services held at Faith United
Presbyterian Church, Polm
Springs
B'NAI TORAH
CONGREGATION
1401 N.W. 4th Ave.
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
392-8566
Rabbi Nathan Zelizer
Sabbath services: Friday at
8:15p.m.
Saturdays at 9:30 am
TEMPLE EMETH of At
DELRAY
HEBREW CONGREGATION
5780 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, Florida 33446
276-3536
Morris Silberman, Rabbi
Leonard Price, Cantor
Sabbath services: Friday ot 8
p. m. Saturday at 9 a. m.
Daily minyons at 8:45 a.m.
and 5 p.m.
TEMPLE EM AMI El
190 North County Rood
Polm Beach, Florida 33480
832-0804
Cantor David Dardashti
Sabbath services, Friday *
8:30 p.m.
Saturday ot 9 a. m.


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By JACQUES MALEH
lunlidav celebrations are fun, joyous and a significant part of
E t school program of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
Vr'^ Conducting the Passover Seder and explaining the
tSous and historical background of the holiday is Steve
[Hoffman.
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community of Palm Beorh County. Professional and confidential
help'S ovaifoble for
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Consultation and evaluation services Pareni-child conflicts
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Moderate fees are charged in family and individual counseling to
those who can pay (Fees are based on income and family size)
The Jewish Family and Children's Service is a beneficiary agency of
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7875 Belvedere Rd., Woat Palm Beach, Fla. 33411
Located at Camp Shalom
PROGRAMSANDFEES
5 Day Program (Monday-Friday)
Playgroup2-3 year olds
Pro-School4-5 year olds
Morning Program 9 a.m.12 noon
Tuition: $52 par month
a non-refundable $40 deposit la payable with ap-
plication.
Afternoon Program: 12 noon3 p.m.
$175 per semester
**FULL-DAY PROGRAM: $400 per aemeater (a
savings of $25 per aemeater).
Phyllla Morgan: Pre-School Supervisor
Staci Leaeer: Pre-School Committee Chairman
PARIS Francois Mit-
terand, the French Socialist
leader, has shattered his image as
a friend of Israel, and has swung
round to the views of the far Left
of his party.
A considerable minority of the
French Socialist Party has
traditionally been pro-Arab,
while Mitterand and the majority
have always been regarded as
pro-Israel.
Now, Mitterand has changed
his mind and come out in open
support of the Palestine
Liberation Organization.
SPEAKING at the weekend,
he declared that the PLO, headed
by Yasir Arafat, was the sole
representative of the Palestinian
people.
After paying lip service to
Israel's need for secure and
guaranteed frontiers, Mitterand
went on to urge the establish-
ment of a separate Palestinian
State on the West Bank and in
the Gaza Strip.
A recent survey indicated that
some 56 percent of France's
390,000 Jewish voters expected
to vote for the Socialists, despite
their alliance with the Com-
munists in the recent elections.
(The Communists were expected
to obtain some 4,000 Jewish
votes altogether.)
A SIMILAR survey taken
today shows a much smaller
percentage of the Jewish elec-
torate voted for the Socialists.
The reason is that, although
national issues clearly influenced
Jewish voters in France, Israel
was the central issue for the
overwhelming majority of them.
Jewish communal and religious
leaders did not issue any advice
on how to vote.
However, Crif, French Jewry's
representative council wrote to
all communities and
organizations suggesting some
questions be put to candidates
with regard to Israel and related
issues.
THE CONSISTOIRE Central
the country's religious
representative body and Rabbi
Jacob Kaplan, the Chief Rabbi of
France, issued a statement
saying that they, too, would
refrain from making suggestions
about how to vote.
Nevertheless, the statement
continued, before voting ac-
cording to their conscience,
French Jews were to take into
consideration the attitude of all
candidates towards Israel, the
French Jewish community and
Jewish schools.
The reason for mentioning
Jewish schools was the fear that,
if the Left-wing parties won the
elections, they would introduce
legislation severely curtailing
religious education.
It is of interest that Moslems
have now become the second
most important group in France
after Roman Catholics. A survey
published recently shows that
there are some two million
Moslems in the country, most of
them from France's former North
African colonies. This compared
with an estimated 550,000 Jews.
APPLICATION FORM
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Morning program only.
Aftamoon program only.
Full day program.
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** Palm leach. Florida 334CS
Signatuni
HIS PRIORITIES ARE
ALL MIXED OP
With a cake decorated as a check, The Mall Bank purchased a
$25,000 State of Israel Bond during a breakfast in honor of
Century Village participation in four years of Palm Beach
County campaigns. For The Mall Bank, represented by Senior
Vice President Robert Conn (at left), the $25,000 purchase was
the second in two years. Jack Hoffman, a member of the
Century Village Israel Bond committee and Rabbi Harry Z.
Schectman of Congregation Anshei Sholom accepted the
"check" for the State of Israel. Dr. Marvin Rosenberg is Palm
Beach County Israel Bond campaign chairman.
SHALOM MCMOBTAL P*^
Palm Beach County's
Only All Jewish Cemetery
COMPLETE PRE-NEED ARRANGEMENTS
5061 Okeechobee Blvd.
W. Palm Beach, Fla. 33409
W. Palm684-2277
Delray427-3220
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R. L.(Bob) Newhart. L FD Colin J Ragey. I..FD.
Lawrence S Ftville. 1. FD William R Zen*. Jr.. L FD ,
Michael K Wick. I. FD (^neral Manager
Mizeli-Faville-Zern
FUNERAL CHAPELS
HIBISCUS CHAPEL SOUTHDALE CHAPEL NATIONAL CHAPEL
413 Hibiscus St 4101 Parker Ave 1540 Hypotuito Rd
West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Lantana 582 9061
832 8121 833 4061 ______________
Telephone
832-8423 / 4
Jewish Community Day School
Of Palm Beach County, Inc.
2815 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
Is now accepting applications for
Pre-School-Full or Half Day
Kindergarten-Full Day
Grade l-Grade vT-Elementary School
Grades Vll-VIII-Junior High School
Transportation throughout Palm Beach County
Admission Tests Required
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A Beneficiary Agency of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County




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The Jewish Ploridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, May 5
.1978
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OF TH eSTOBUSH/VENT
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Give to the
3MBENED JEWISH APPEALJSRAEL EMERGENCY FUND
of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
2415 Olteechobee Boulevard; West Palm Beach, Florida 33409 Telephone: 689^5900
The Jewish Lifeline
30 tears of Partnership


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