The Jewish Floridian of greater Ft. Lauderdale


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The Jewish Floridian of greater Ft. Lauderdale
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Jewish Floridian
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Fred K. Shochet.
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Vol. 3, no. 7 (Apr. 5, 1974)-
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Issue for Jan. 9, 1976 called v.4, no. 27 but constitutes v.5, no. 1; issue for July 7, 1989 called v.18, no. 11 but constitutes v.18, no. 13.

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Ulewiislh IFIIariidliiaim
Number 9
OF i.HI \11 U FORT Ml I#MfI# Iff:
Friday, May 2, 1975
25 cents
Women's Division Hosts Victory Celebration
[r board of direc-
Carnpaign Cabinet of
Inert Division recently
victory celebration for
fc,x ir the 1974-75 Wom-
n kj-ht Room of Patricia
Vs Restaunut
Lent was organized by
I preoidcilt of the
L Division, and Edith
Levine. general campaign chair-
man of the Women's Division.
and was chaired by Janice
Starrcls, vice president of Com-
munity Relations. More than
90 persons attended.
Mrs. Stnrrels welcomed the
guests and introduced Evelyn
Gross, who gave her annual re-
port. Mrs. Gross outlined the
tremendous growth and activi-
ties in the Women's Division
tins vear and praised all who
worked with her.
Edith Le\inc gave her cam-
paign report and described the
activities and functions in each
area. She noted that this year's
campaign raised 50 per cent
more than last year's and prais-
ed all the volunteers for mak-
Continued on Page 2
iole Golf And Tennis Club
icks Off Its UJA Campaign
the leadership of chair-
rris Kushner and his co-
Harry' Survis, Her-
iv/ik and Clarence
the Oriole Golf and
;iub of Margate opened
lase of the 1975 Cam-
londay. April 7. Humor-
Cohen presented his
of Jewish stories and
called upon the audience of 200
people to open their hearts for
Although this has been the
first year of an organized cam-
paign, a sum of $5,700 has al-
ready been raised and the mem-
bers of the committee are now
hard at work attempting to con-
tact every resident in the Golf
and Tennis Club section.
Israel Resnikoff. overall chair-
man for Margate, has announc-
ed that some $24,000 has been
raised in the campaign and the
drive is far from completed. He
noted that the total last year
was $9,000 and to date Margate
Continued on Page 2
Federation To Coordinate
Mall's 'Salute To Israel9
9 A S
/ i m mm
Z. Boer (left), general chairman of
tited Jewish Appeal campaign in
r Fort Lauderdale, is pictured with
loshe Zarmi of Israel, guest speak-
hc recent Temple Sholom campaign
breakfast, and Martin J. Kurtz (right)
breakfast chairman. Photo at right shows
Cantor and Mrs. Jacob P. Renzer receiv-
ing the Award of Merit from Mr. Kurtz.
The Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale, in co-
operation with the Lauderdale
Mall of Lauderhill. will coordi-
nate the Malls Salute to Israel.
May 5 May 9.
In a tribute to Israel's 27
years and the Jewish people,
the Mall will feature exhibits
and activities pertaining to Is-
rael and Jewish life.
Highlights of the week's pro-
gram will include information
on many Jewish organizations
in the Greater Fort Lauderdale
area, films on Israel. Israeli
music throughout the Mall and
information on travel to and
business opportunities in Israel.
Other special highlights will
include a song and dance pres-
entation Tuesday evening. May
6. and travel films of Israel on
Wednesday evening. May 7. Is-
raeli gifts and other Jewish
items will be sold during the
course of the Salute to Israel at
the Lauderhill Mall.
Participating organizations in-
clude Hadassah, ORT. Brandeis
Women. Bnai B'rith Women,
National Council of Jewish
Women. Synagogue Sisterhoods,
El-Al and the Israel Aliya Cen-
Further Information on the
week's activities at the Mall
may be obtained by contacting
Barry Axler at the Jewish Fed-
eration office.
t^Z^l't. "3 Lauderdale Oaks Rally Honors
Men's Club President Lou Kass
J. Kurtz served as
for the annual break-
by Temple Sholom of
Beach in behalf of the
Jewish Appeal. The af-
i well attended by mem-
friends who responded
I the Israeli cause.
West speaker was Maj^r
irmi of Israel, who gave
first-hand account of
>ns m his homeland.
ind Mrs Jacob P. Ren
presented an Awnrd of
Merit for outstanding Jewish
communal service.
Tho*e in attendance were
fortunate to hear a musical
presentation by Cantor Renzer
and the Children's Choir.
Allan E. Baer. liie current
generfl campaign chairman,
spoke briefly. He agreed with
Mr. Kurtz that the Sholom cam-
paign should be continued until
every member of the temple
has an opportunity to partici-
rat with a cift for Israel.
The Lauderdale oaks United
Jewish Appeal Committee held
a fund raising rally with Lou
Kass. president of the Men's
Club, as the guest of honor, in
the auditorium of the complex
Tuesday evening. April 15.
More than 300 persons attend-
ed; donations to date have top-
ped $10,000. with more coming.
Irving Geisser. execuitve di-
rector of the Jewish Federation
of Greater Ft. Lauderdale. and
Leonard Sebnns. representing
the United Jewish Appeal in the
Federation, extended efficient,
prompt and dedicated coopera-
tion and assistance. Sam Bier-
man was the master of cere-
monies as well as the chairman
of the project.
Cantor Joseph Frimer led the
National Anthem and Hatikvah.
and presented solo selections.
A poetic selection was read by
Betty Kimmel, a resident of the
complex, and talks were given
by Mr. Kass. Mr. Geisser and
Mr. Sebrans.
Entertainment was provided
by Eddie Shaffer. Jewish hu-
Representatives of the 19
buildings who contacted the va-
rious unit owners to stimulate
attendance included Sam Stein-
man. Edith Dambroth. Hilda
Schiff, Irving Sacks. David So-
kol. Gregg Schiff, Milton Sing-
er, Clu Garbcr, Louis Amster,
Max Mitchell. I-ou Weishaus,
Continued on Page 2
Bronze Plaque Dedicated At Beth Israel
L with Memorial Piaaue at Temple f* ****
tff to right) artist Mr,. Shorn LabowUz, Jacob BrotLki,
bbi Phillip Labowitz and Ludwik BrodzKi.
A plaqu.- Inscribed :' > The
Martvrs of the Holo^au>t in Be-
loved Memory cf Chain and
Pearl Brod.'ki." parents ol J and Ludwik Brodzld was pre-
sented to Temple Beth Israel in
Ft. Lauderdale and dedl
during a Serv"
ice comnumoratins the 30th an-
niversary of the Warsaw Ghetto
uprising last Friday.
The topic of Rabbi Phillip A.
Labowitz's sermon eras "1 he
Holocaust of the Nazi Kra and
the Heroic Stand of Our Peo-
ple "
Presen'ing the plaque to the
ten, bdd reflee
on personal memories and voic
ed Ims hope that this plaque
would serve as a reminder of
this tragic period in Jewish his-
Jules Miariro. president of the
temple, accepted the plaque in
name of the congregation.
beautiful has relief
plaque was cast in bronze from
;,n Original design by Mrs,
Shoni Labowitz, wife of Rabbi
Phillip A. Labowit/. spiritual
leader of Temple Beth Israel.

Page 2
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday. May
Women's Division Hosts
Victory Celebration
Oriole Golf And Tennis Club
Kick* Off Its UJA Campaign
Continued from Page 1
ing this a successful drive and
, .aising these important dollars
for Israel and local Jewry.
Helene Soref, chairman of the
Nominating Committee, pre-
sented the slate of officers and
board members for the 1975-
76 season.
The following slate of officers
were unanimously elected:
Anita Perlman. president: Es-
ther Miller, administrative vice
president; Terri Baer. vice pres-
ident of campaign; Paula Brod-
zki. assistant administrative vice
president: Cheryl Levine. vice
president of leadership develop-
ment and worker training; Jan-
ice Starrels. vice president of
community relations; Thelma
Berns, recording secretary;
Mimi Bederman, corresponding
secretary; Rosa Adler. parli
mentarian; Ann Schneller. his-
Board members are Cora Ab-
bott. Sylvia Bachrach. Gloria
Boris, Phyllis Chudnow. Elfreide
Cohn. Bess Freeman. Betty Gar-
nitz. Sheila Grenitz. Evelyn
Gross, Edith Levine, Bert Lutz.
Shirley Miller, Lois Mitchell.
Josephine Newman. Blanche
Obletz, Bernice Schankerman.
Jean Shapiro. Eve Silverman.
Fran Sindell. Helene Soref and
Lois Voron.
Bert Lut7. a past president of
the Women's Division, installed
the officers. Following the in-
stallation, a taped message from
Mrs. Perlman. new president of
the Women's Division who
could not be present at the
meeting, was played.
The PtW Women's Division
president is the former Interna-
tional President of B'nai B'rith
Women and is currently the
chairman of the International
B'nai B'rith Youth organization.
An outstanding communal lead-
er. Mrs. Perlman brings many
years of experience to this po-
Terri Baer. incoming general
campaign chairman, has previ-
ously served as general cam-
paign chairman with much en-
thusiasm, excitement and ex-
pertise. Terri's cochairman will
be Rebecca Hodes.
Follov ng a music invocation
and luncheon. Edith Levine
presented certificates of awards
to workers in the various areas.
Those who received the award
certificates were as follows:
GaitFrieda Aaronson, Connie
Abraham. Shirley Appelman.
Florence Bloomberg. Bess Braff.
Sybil Brody. Ida Brooks. Flor-
ence Cohen. Hilda Edelman. Lil-
lian Faibasoff. Ruth Fragen.
Rosie Frankle. Bess Freeman.
May Galss. Ethel Halpern. Ag-
nes Karlin. Edith Klinghoffer,
Gilda Kopel. Eva Kramer. Miri-
am Krawitz. Margaret Lasky
Billie Letterman. Hildreth Le-
vin. Marie Levy. Ceil Lichtman.
Dee Lowenstein, Bert Lut7
Sonia Mathieson, Mrs. Harold
Mindlin. Frances Nowick. Julia
Odwak. Miriam Ring. Sarah
Samnick. Ann Schneller. Fran-
ces Seligman. Frieda Siegler
Selma Streng, Belle Tilles and
Eva Wittcoff;
North East Marianne
Barnes. Mimi Bederman. Mari-
lyn Berliner. Thelma Berns.
Peggy Brodzki. Paula Brodzki,
Sylvia Chassen. Norma Cohn.
Rovi Faber. Anne Hermann.
Hermine Hoffman, Gloria Katz.
M'riam Klaimitz. Bebe Kodish.
Rhonnie Leder. Lois Mitchell.
Terri Novick. Nancy Odwak.
Ruth Pine. Barbara Rosenberg.
Bernice Sachs. Jackie Schwab.
Roxanne Shafer. Judy Soffer,
Carol Solomon. Linda Stewart
and Joan Weinstock;
Inverrary Marilyn Berk,
Betty Dorfman. Lee Feldman.
Estelle Halpern. Florence Haz-
en. Shirley Merle. Judy Rosen-
berg. Julia Sherman and Mar-
ion e Weinstein;
Palm-Aire Marjorie Bone-
narth. Muriel Cohen. Shirlye
Cohen. Lorraine Fine. Lucille
Kesner. Ann Levin. Leona Mills.
Florence Randall. Dorothy Res-
nick. Millie Slosberg and Clare
WoodlandsHarriet Seminer;
Points of AmericaDorothy
Babitts. Loretta Cohn. Mattie
Drucker. Elizabeth Fisher, Max
ine Hess. Helen Joseph. Bea-
trice Kahaner. Billie Koffman.
Dora Kramer, Edie Legum. Han-
nah Meyer. Mollie Meyers,
Irene Mithkin. Helen Rosen-
stein. Sylvia Schear. Edith
Scher. Edith Seigal. Eleanor
Shapiro. Helen Silverman. Jean
Simon. Irene Snyder. Shirley
Stern. Doris Youtie and Roily
Plant iMonMarcia Bergman.
Deana Blafer. Toby Brown. Gail
Capp. Miriam Dobrinsky, Susan
Feiss. Marsha Feldman. Harriet
Fine. Flossie Fisher. Faye Ge-
ronemus, Ruth Goldin. Shelia
Grenitz, Sandra Goldenberg.
Harriet Green. Rhea Greyson.
Sabra Group's Officers
To Be Installed May 21
Sabra Group of Hadassah will
meet Wednesday. May 21, at
8:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor Com-
munity Room of Pompano Fash-
ion Square to install its new
Taking the oath of office will
be Mrs. Richard Samuels, pres-
ident; Mrs. Eric Deckinger.
fund raising vice president;
Mrs Kenneth TribWe. member-
ship vice president; Mrs. Albert
Robbins. program vice presi-
dent; Mrs. Steven Trepeck, re-
cording secretary; Mrs. Ronald
Ehrlich. corresponding secre-
tary; Mrs. Herbert Shield, fi-
nancial secretary, and Mrs. Na-
than Sonhin. treasurer.
Myra Halle. Judy Horowitz.
Sandy Jackowit?. I.ois Polish.
Marsha Riefs. Linda Wachel
and Madeline Zelman;
Pompano Ivy Barnett. Phyl-
lis Begelman. Sylvia Begelman.
Beryl Goldman. Sally Hahn.
Anne Leader. Evelyn Lee and
Gert Millman;
Hawaiian Gardens Delia Al-
pert. Rose Ulrich and Roslyn
Sisterhood Abbey Cohen.
Hazel Falk. Ronni Garber. Vivi-
an Sommer and Estelle Wagner
Mrs. Levine presented plaques
for their onstanding service to
area chairmen Cheryl Levine.
Helen Reiter. Esther Miller.
Shirley Levin. Anne Monarch.
Phyllis Chudnow. Susan Segaul.
Helen Rubin, Josephine New-
man. Lilyan Glaser. Rebecca
Hodes. Berenice Schankerman.
Janice Starrels. Roily Wein-
berg. Dorothy Kaufman. Fran
Sindell. Cede Goldfarb. Thelma
Feder, Charlotte Scheer. Paula
Brodzki. Mimi Bederman. Cora
Abbott. Elfriede Colin. Elsie
Samet. Shirley Stern. Helen
Shield. Eve Silverman and Han-
nah Spitalnik
Mrs. Levine recognized Hel-
ene Soref. Betty Garnitz and
Terri Baer for their oustanding
service and help to the Wom-
en's Division Campaign by pre-
senting them with lovely ulass
mezzuzahs. Outgoing president.
Evelyn Gross, received a map- .
nificent 2.000-year-old antique
lamp from Israel.
Mrs. Gross presented award'
lo Cheryl Levine vice president
of education, and Janice S;
rels. vice president ol com-
munity relations, for their H
sistance in creative program-
ming for year-round women s
division. She also presented
special awards to Edith Levine.
outgoing general campaign
chairman, and Helene Soref for
their outstanding devotion to
the Jewish people.
Esther Miller, administrative
vice president, briefly reported
on the plans for this year's
Women's Division Board. Terri
Baer outlined the work of the
new area chairmen and called
upon her cochairman. Rebecca
Hodes. to detail the campaign
dates for 1976.
Janice Starrels closed the
meeting by thanking all the
volunteers for their assistance
She added that she looks for-
ward to their continued help in
the upcoming year to raise the
needed dollars to make Israel
strong and Fort Lauderdale a
viable Jewish communitv
Rallv Honors
Lou Kass
Continued from Page 1
Edith Cohen. Al Lavin. David
Katler. Bernard Warshower.
Harry Weiss, Sam Scolnick.
Morris Gersch. Elsie Amster.
Arthur Rose. Larry Urvant. Hy
Isenberg, Sam Spinner. Sam
Bierman, F-ther Stolov. Sidney
Stolov. David Musiker and Rose
Refreshments were served by-
hostesses Hanna Urvant, Ronnie
Griff, Florence Kass, Dorothy
Jarvis and Sarah Katler.
happy people
eanl be wrong!
Continued from Page 1
is running $15,000 ahead of that
Members of the Golf and Ten-
nis Club Committee include
Sam Bloom. Richard Danberg.
Louis Greenspan. Sam Katz.
Eugene Keller. Albert Kutnik.
Dr Irvina Lempert. Sol Naidofr
Robert Reiter. Louis Rothschild
and Robert Weiner.
"With the thought ever in
mind of the dangers surround-
ing Israel and Jews in the
United States, our hard-working
committee is still working to
raise more money." said Mr
Kushner. "This means simply
that ever* Jew has the moral
and physical responsibility to
Book Review And
Fashion Shoic Set
The Sisterhood of Temple
Emanu-F.l. Fort Lauderdale. will
hold a luncheon meeting Tues-
day at 10-45 a.m.
An interesting double header
program has been planned for
this meeting. Rovie Faber. He-
terhood member, will present a
book review on The Blue
Rose" by Gerda Klein, and
Shirley Schultz has arranged for
the presentation of a fashion
Circle cochairmen are Paula
Brod?ki and Miriam Kra;>e
participate in this vast hum*,;
tarUn drive Unnej 2
Appeal e"-
Tribute was paid to w
Friedman, builder and oml
ol the oriole Golf anj -w
Club, through whose R.n-S
the use ot the Clubhou* ,Z
refreshments were donat-j \j?
Friedman is also active \nri*
Miaii Jewish Federa-iar.
An exciting Israeli Sports
event is coming to South
Florida Sunday. May 25
"00 p.m.. when Israels Na-
tional Soccer Team (m
plavs the professional \i.
ami Toros" in the Orange
Arrangements are being
made for bus transportation
for Fort Lauderdale resi-
dents who do not irisn ta
drive. It is most imoorum
for all Jewish organizations
to participate m this ven-
ture, proceeds of uu.ich
help rehabilitate athletes
who were maimed in :he
Yom Koppur War.
This game is beine
sored by "Sports For bn-
el" of .South FlonJa For
t'eket information c ill Nat
Bodner. or Rubin BmJer
two new chapels in
Hollywood ana Sunrise
serve the needs of
the entire
Jewish community in
Broward County.
In ththbBytuoodand -as
5801 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood.
In the Fon Lc trea
1171 Northwest 61st Ave.(Sunset Strip),Su-
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Other Rivvrsid* chapel* in South Florida are local.-.:
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Lay, May 2>
gen. Laicton Chiles To Be
Recipient Of AJCs Award
^n i.awton Chiles will be
the recipient of the American
Euiih committee's Human Rc-
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Page 3
tions Award Sunday evening,
Hav 18. it the annual meeting
. the Broward County Chapter
| Tier 6S. Fort Lauderdale, Or.
lubin Klein, Chapter president,
is announced.
The award is given each year
i the persona making a signifi-
ant contribution to strengthen-
i pluralistic society by
\ mutually rewarding
different racial,
nd nationality groups
community, Judge Mor-
on Abram is the dinner chair-
v i of the Senate's
( ommittM on Aging. Sen.
[ rendered much serv-
i : lmida and its older citi-
hfs concern about the
lotiDtry's nursing homes and his
: of the way in which
rial Security has been admin-
d in Florida. He has also
We do
business the
right way.
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212 North Andrews Ave.
23-0577, Fort Lauderdale
camnain'.'d against government
waste by federal agencies in his
role as chairman of the Senate
sub-committee on federal spend-
ing, efficiency and open govern-
Sen. Chiles has been a mem-
ber of the U.S. Senate since
1971. From 195,1-1966, he serv-
ed in the Florida House of Rep-
resentatives and from 1966-19"0
in the Florida Senate. He grad-
uated from the University of
Florida College of Law in 1955
and practiced law in I-akeland
until his election to the U.S.
The Broward County Chapter,
American Jewish Committee,
was organized in June, 1967 to
implement on a community level
the program of AJC, the pioneer
human relations agency in
America, which came into being
in 1906.
Its present officers, in addi-
tion to Dr. Klein, are Rabbi
Arthur Abrams. Dr. Norman At-
kin, Alvin Capp, Lewis E. Cohn
and Frederic Feinstein, vice
presidents; Theodore F. Sobo,
secretary, and Mrs. Jesse D.
Fine, treasurer.
Members of the Executive
Board in addition to the officers
include Mrs. Morton Abram,
Nat Allen. Mrs. Norman Atkin,
Cieorge J. Bursak. Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Corn, Jesse Find, Mr.
and Mrs. Milton Forman, Dr.
Alfred (Jeronemus. Jules B.
Gordon. Joanne Hiller. Rabbi
Samuel Z. Jaffe, Joseph Klei-
man. David Kramer. Theodore
I.iiset, Jeffrey Mann. Seymour
Mann. Dr. and Mrs. Milton S.
Nowick. Al Rotman, Ben Salter,
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Sharenow
and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Wein-
Temple Emanu-El
Sisterhoofl Plans
Rummage Sale
A Giant Rummage Sale will
be conducted by the Sisterhood
of Temple Emanu-El for four
days from Monday, June 9
through Thursday, June 12 from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the
temple, 3245 W. Oakland Park
Members and friends are urg-
ed to do their Spring cleaning
of closets, cupboards, and stor-
age areas now to gather up any
and all items they no longer
wish nor need.
All kinds of items arc wanted,
such as men's, women's and
children's new or used clothing
in good and clean condition,
shoes, linens, household goods. '
electrical appliances in good I
working order, brie a brae, |
records, books, etc. Receipts
will be given for all merchan-
dise donated.
Rummage may be taken this
month to Classic Art Studio at
275 E. Oakland Park Blvd. or
to Temple Emanu-El Friday, |
June 6, and Sunday, June 8.
from 10 to 4.
Phone Roz Teich or Harriette
Fine for further information.
Film, Speakers
ft'otr Available
South Floridians interest-
ed in learning about the dra-
matic birth and growth of
the Hebrew University of
Jerusalem, now celebrating
its BOth Jubilee Anniversary.
may contact the Miami of-
fice for a special showing ol
the film "Breakthrough."
Hebrew I'nivrrsity repre-
sentatives Albert Dorner and
Charles Fisk will also pro-
vide special remarks and
lead audience discussions.
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Installation Dinner Dance
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A gala dinner dance will be'
held at Temple Emanu-El. Fort
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May 31.
The occasion will feature the
joint installation ceremony of
the officers and boards of di-
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also celebrate the burning of
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take place during the ever.i:
In addition, some special
awards will be given. The Men's
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Festivities will begin with
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Music, dancing, and surprise *
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May 2,
Capucci in Exchange?
We understand just how soul-searing an issue are
the unreturned bodies of fallen Israeli soldiers in the
defense of their country during the Yom Kippur War.
We understand the rage most every one feels in the
face of the fact that the Egyptians have broken every
promise on this issue and are still bargaining for the
release of convicted terrorists in Israeli prisons as the
price for the return of the bodies.
But now we also understand that Archbishop Hi-
larion Capucci, the cleric who used his robes to dis-
guise his gun-running for the PLO, may be one of the
terrorists Israel is contemplating releasing in the body-
No matter how hot the issue, we would find this
Israeli succumbing to Arab blackmail absolutely inex-
ORT Day Program
"Every Jew who keeps silent, silences the Jewish
people." This clearly sums up the theme of ORT Day
Today, 30 years alter the end of World War II, in
which some six-million Jews were murdered in full view
of the world's silent indifference, Jews all over the
world again face a new threat to their very survival.
Once again, anti-Semitism begins to emerge every-
where. Arab states, buoyed by their oil monopoly and
international economic power, are attempting to exclude
Jews from commercial enterprise, industrial participa-
tion and even equal opportunity employment in the
United States.
In our own country, not only humanitarian con-
cerns, but vital services are being cut back by reces-
sion. Our young people are being alienated; our old
people are cast aside.
Never before has the need been so great for every
Jewish woman to stand up and be counted as she be-
comes involved in the life-saving ORT program which
offers security and a future.
It is toward this end that ORT seeks to reenroll and
recruit new members for ORT Day.
Today, ORT is responsible for more than 65 per-
cent of all vocational training in Israel; while the de-
mand for ORT training in western Europe, Iran, India,
North Africa and Latin America continues to grow.
In our community, it is the Southeastern Florida
Region of Women's American ORT that can make you
a part of the great and worthy programs of ORT. Con-
tact them on or before ORT Day. Join a worthy cause.
New Jewish Solidarity
American Jews are celebrating Israel's 27th anni-
versary with the theme, "Strength in Unity." They are
displaying this unity through a strong support of Israel,
solidarity with Soviet Jews and the willingness to spend
time and money as evidenced by the Jewish leaders who
journeyed to five cities to meet with Israeli Foreign
Minister Yigal Allon in his United Jewish Appeal-spon-
sored "Operation Israel" tour.
Since the Yom Kippur War Jewish solidarity in the
United States and elsewhere has been fused as never
before and continues to grow each day. This has been
demonstrated by the unprecedented donations to the
United Jewish Appeal and purchase of Israel Bonds.
This financial help to Israel is still desperately
needed and must continue to help human needs in a
Jewish State burdened by a heavy defense burden.
Jews are determined that Israel will survive, and
But Jewish unity is not being expressed only in
money. It is being shown in the willingness of the aver-
age Jew to march and demonstrate in support of Soviet
Jewry and of Israel.
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INCREASINGLY, official word
from Washington is that there
is no pressure being applied on
Israel to come into line with the
resurrected Rogers formulathe
return to the pre -1967 borders
with but "minor border rectifi-
But unofficially, everyone
knows better, and I think it is
the tragedy in Southeast Asia that
gave the Israelis the gumption to
tell Henry Kissinger to go fly his
THAT IS what the Kissinger
tears were all about when he bid
Yitzhak Rabin farewell at Ben
Gurion Airport.
That is what Kissinger's mean
nasty little kid assessment of his
last effort was all about when, in
a choked voice, he declared. 'It's
a sad day for America .
The point is. as it was then,
too. that mainly it was a sad day
for Israel, not America, but Kis-
singer could not adjust his Bis
marckian eye from the sights of
his Prussian blood-andiron diplo-
macy to see anything in the Mid-
dle East except through the sen-
sibilities of an earth-moving poli-
tician who had to walk away from
the problem without having mov-
ed a pebble.
LEST THIS is insufficient to
prove the point about the pres-
sure that is still being applied
on Israel, there are all the snide
and conflicting Kissinger state-
ments about "Israeli intransi-
gence" he "leaked" to reporters
in a rageful "orientaUon" lecture
on his plane back to Washington
conflicting in the sense that
they were "leaked" and publish-
ed, but promptly denied by the
State Department as either "in-
accurate" or else "premature."
There are also the snide and
conflicting Kisssinger statements
on "Israeli intransigence" he
made to Gerald Ford in a rage-
ful 'orientation" lecture immedi-
ately as he returned to Washing-
ton again, conflicting in the
sense that they were made and
"leaked" for publication, but
again promptly denied by the
State Department as either "in-
accurate" or else "premature."
Then there are the Kissinger
statements to members of Con-
AND FINALLY, there was the
withdrawing of an administration
invitation to Yigal Allon for a
meeting in Washington to discuss
a loan in the works, as well as
the sale to Israel of new mili-
tary equipment, suddenly deter-
mined as "too hastily conceived
at this time." and not extended
again until days later, when the
clouds of dust rising from the
earth Kissinger attempted to
move had finally settled, and
some reason for the Kissinger
failure could be seen beyond his
own Bismarckian assessment of
his diplomacy gone awry
Officially., of course, no one
will confess that Kissinger threw
a tantrum, but Premier Rabin's
own comment, a masterpiece of
denial and affirmation, explains
it all:
"I do not want to discuss Dr.
Kissinger's position in public, but
I believe people can overcome
their moodine>-
I AM grateful to Saul Fried-
man, of the Miami Herald WttB-
ington Bureau, for his reference
Restored." which observ
global disaster points fr
position that
' our
om the
," odern relation.
ship among the five great *>!
centers the U.S.. the Sovta
Union, Communist China Jlnf
and Western Europe wiT
to Kissinger's book. A wS
keep the peace for at leap .
generation if not for a hund-J
years." *
There is a certain Rooseveltiu
chutzpah in this shonsighjj
Kissinger view chutzpah u
cause Roosevelt, an bafw
more successful earth-mover taaa
Kissinger, had exactly the an,
thing in mind when he concluded
that he and Uncle Joe (Suiiai
would be able to police the unj.
verse to its greater good for
ever more once World War n
were over and won
IT IS chutzpah because Room.
velt failed, and so how did K*
singer imagine he would do
Furthermore, it failed for the
very same reason tha", Kioiapjri
vain effort failed Both FDR uH
Kissinger failed to identify the
power sources correctly, and
therefore the alliance they .
visioned couldn't possibly sjc-
Just as Stalin a: CastNaM
and later Yalta v.
revolution, not the preservation
of the bourgeois itatuj quo. so
was Le Due Tho
cated in Paris. The resuhi were
there for anyone to project thea
out who was not an
a category into which b '- R,wj*.
velt and Kissinger fit quite cot*
blindness presented the fr-
world with a disaster of cata-
clysmic proportions
up of Europe into p:
that almost immediate.> beciat
satellites and the emerjenc* of
the cold war), and It li <:'.'. que*
< a*United an Fa*e -
Government in Florida Siinsliiiie
Volume 4
Friday. May 2, 1975
Number 9
21 IYAR 5735
Los Angeles Times Syndicate
open dare government be? How
closed must it be? These weie
the questions put at a University
of Florida conference on open-
ness in government, which used
Florida's "sunshine law" as its
kickoff point.
It was the first time I have
pushed to explore my thinking
on the difficult limits of secrecy
ami oi>enness. the right to know
and the right of privacy. The
two-day exchange of views with
a number of legislators, pn\
and public lobbyists, law profes-
sors and public officials helped
all of us to reach some conclu-
ONE IS that it is healthy to
let more sunshine into the dark
places of governmental secrecy
by opening as much as possible
of the decision-making process
to the public.
It is interesting that Florida
has taken the lead here, given
the number of officials all the
way up to a former UjS. sena-
tor who are under indictment
or trial for corruption of some
Although it is as old as Ponce
de Leon's early quest for the
fountain of youth. Elorida is
along with California also one
of the fastest-growing sta<
and in that sense one of the
t and most rooty
When a whole culture is unroot-
ed an.! wholly fluid, public offi-
mpted to be on the
; the "sunshine ].-..
from them.
IT U drawn, em-
bra leaves much I
the cuits to int. The
tiend has been to apply it to in-
formal as well as formal meet-
ings Of govei nmenta. boards
: c mmltteea, md 11 prelim-
inary ones as well i- to those
at which dedal mnoune-
If other states and the federal
government adopted the Flon i I
law. we would get a double flow-
between the government and the
people. One would be outward to
the public that of letting the
people know what is happening.
The other would be inward in-
i' the government that of
ing various interest groups
and people's lobbies compete
with the private lobbyists who
0 often have an inside track
into legislative committees and
regulatory' <
THIS ttlMl.l) create an
equalizing situation between the
two sets of groups.
By making government more
accessible to the people it might
heal some of the current feeling
of helplessness, especially of the
young who see politics as a rig-
ged game.
If this were all. I would throw
my hat in the air and cheer for
total sunshine. But it isn't all.
There are two major problems
with the idea of total openness
in government.
ONE IS that there will al-
ways be areas where secrecy is
indispensable. The present hear-
ings on the C'lA opsi ->th
by the Rockefeller km
and the Senate subcommittee,
have to be held fan ck
P -.dent \\
W i ..,, cne-
I at was
a .: he
I lip w.tii Li Consider what
chance tliere wo.;, i be I
Middle Etet peace if all nego-
tiations had to '
the open.
The beef wo .-an h pe
open covenant*, arrived it open.i
ly if possible and Mcretl) if n
government In n
bor disputes IB well
icy w it of ij
lie-, in a con:;:
publicly held po-
also a second area when '*
deliberative ; te '
public one without
tever creamer;.-- <'
neat can still have la an e|
where many of the
tal processes are noiith.nkiaf |
The argument* in a caw I*
foie live UJ L'-
are held in ttM open, but t
KkHI of the c
Judge* is held in
HafJLABLl Tin:
which framed the l
tu.n bad to be a cloeed one. *
though we are
Madison's debt because M k* |
notes about its delr
For the rest, there b 5
room for far mo
government than we havt >* j
achieved. Yet 1 mm
kind of warning thai
Loewi has sounded in
book. The End ol
about the fall..
to I
er.t bit!
A government

mi l tees and I

Friday, May 2, 1975
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Page 5
Everyone but Egypt Knew How Negotiations Went
__ Egyptian news media are
^t pr'cparin? the Arab pub-
lic for any significant politi-
cal concessions by Egypt in
return for Israel's with-
drawal from the strategic
s and oil fields in the
Sinai, according to informa-
tion received here from
Analysts here have been
pointing out that the ques-
tion in the recent negotia-
tions being led by Secretary
of State Henry A. Kissinger
is not what Israel will give
up since it Has been known
for many weeks that Jeru-
salem is prepared to leave
the strategic Mitla and
Gidi Passes and the Abu
Rodeis oil fields at the tip
of the Gulf of Suez.
THIS WAS one half of Kissin-
ger's 50-50 assessment of chances
for success before he left Wash
inRton. The other half, now
lost after almost ;: fortnight
of shuttling by Kissinger, is what
Egypt was prepared to contribute.
In this context, the Cairo me-
dia are silent on conciliation with
Israel. Rather, they arc empha-
sizing, as the Middle Kast News
Agency in Cairo broadcast in Ara-
bic, that the Can.' press is unani-
mous that on his recent visit to
Israel Kissinger presented a
Sadat specification that Israeli
withdrawal in the Sinai must be
related to a similar withdrawal
on the Syrian front and the invit
ing of the Palestinians to Geneva.
raeli-Egyptian agreement must
not be altered at Geneva, the
semi-official Al Ahram is saying
editorially in Cairo that the re-
cent discussions were re. being
held for the purpose of ending
the war or concluding a peace
The newspaper, Al Akhbar. de-
clared that Kissine task was
aimed at bringin", about a new
Israeli withdrawal This task, it
said, was known to all except Is-
That newspaper also said Is-
rael was disregarding what it
claims is Kissingers aim. and the
Israelis are trying io change the
nature and objectives of Kissin-
gers present tour.
Kissinger Says Israel 'Misled' Him
AN EARLIER analysis in n that Egypt was de-
liberately inflating Kissingers
chances of success in order to
pin the blame on Israel as "in
transigent when he failed, ap-
to be accurate.
The Cairo propaganda appears
to be abetted by some American
commentators who argued that if
Israel were not so intransigent
and gives up the land it occupied
in the Six-Day War, then peace
would be at hand.
Egyptian President Anwar Sa*
dat's public position appears un-
changed. His people know only
from their media that an Israeli
withdrawal is imperative and
without any Egyptian acceptance
of Israel's sovereignty and a
pledge of continuing negotiations
to achieve peace.
YORK In a comer-
ivith Detroit's Jewish mil-
Max Fisher, Dr. Henry
- reported to
Ml "misled I
to reliable sources,
,r contended that he
illy aware bc-
Mid lie East
itely not
: : am
asked J<
any p
be was told bj
at h
ntlre for t!--''
isl :. sines is:;i,. had
i: to Fisher,
; lb loan A nosl representative
lewtsh community, it
ear that Dr. Kissinger
on Israel.
it it
Bonn* Mid>M*t View
\ The latest common.
.ii the German news me-
dia concentrate on the results
s, hleswig-Holstein elec-
I Apr. 13. However, con-
siderable attention is being giv-
en also tii the visit made by
rn Minister Gcnscher to
his arrival in Cairo on
! reign Minister Gen-
icru sated ths I Ger-
isl policy already
sti d in a series of inter-
departure, a
sady launnlasd by the
Community in 1973:
IsgltiitsUe right of the,
inisn people; tne right to
e i if Israel and of all
ststea in the region, ba-
ths light to live m se-
recognlaed bound.i
I Issibility f teintori-
u ity of ending tlie 0S>
existing since 1967."
SM also noted the sign-
t\ week of an ambitious
moles agreement em
lateral cooperation be-
the Federal Republic, Iran
and the Soviet Li.ion. A pipe-line
ored in the Federal
ii ry nsl
:-. [rsn t,i the SovisI Union
which in turn will supply gas
R isian sources to the
Calls t r Inrastlgstten
\\ ASHlNGTi IN Congress-
man William Lehman iD., Fla.)
has called for an Investigation
ni each Federal agency having
personnel stationed in the Arab
world to learn if the agency is
discriminating against Ameri-
cans of Jewish background.
On Apr. s, the House Subcom-
mittee on Government Informa-
tion and Individual Rights be-
gan hearings on this subject aft-
er the UA Army Corps of En-
gineers admitted it had carefully
screened out American officers
and tSChnictam of Jewish heri-
tage from assignments in Arab
In his Statement to the Sub-
committee. Lehman asked:
"Are we allowing an SSSOTt-
msnl of feudal kings and sheikhs
to dictate the hiring and place-
ment policies of the United
States Government?"
"Are i' so anxious to give
away taxpayer dollars to the
lbs thai we will subvert the
(institutional prohibition against
religious discrimination in the
Mf-Deteattsc, Policy
NEW yORK : .rthur
Hertzbei ssident of the
American Jewish Congress,
warned t i ij that a Jewish
policy which I "villain" of
the KokI Administration tor al-
dly pressuring Israel was
"wrong and sating.'1
In a stati...... Rabbi H> i tz-
berg charged thai Jewish pro-
,,.. t President Ford's
Middle East approach were "not
so much reactions of the mo-
ment as a continuation of Jew-
ish hardline politics."
Noting that the government
of Israel was committed to a
policy of accommodation and
negotiation." Rabbi Hertzberg
The longstanding practice
and principle of American Jew-
ish organizations is not to op|x>se
Israeli policies that affect the
security of the Jewish state. It
i> Israeli blood that will have to
defen.l these policies, not ours,"
Rabbi Hertzberg said.
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The Jewish Flcridum of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May
Capital Punishment Louis Brouto, 79, Former
For Terrorists? JDC Chairman, Dies In NYC
JERUSALEM (JTA) Police Minister Shlomo
Hillel said here that the question of capital punishment
for terrorists may have to be reconsidered.
Appearing before the Knesset's Interior Committee,
he disputed the claim of its chairman, Likud leader
Yosef Tamir, that the execution of terrorists would
make martyrs out of them.
"THOSE TERRORISTS who are killed in action are
considered martyrs anyway," Hillel said, and 'capital
punishment, therefore, may prove to be a deterrent."
He said the murder of hostages, as in last week's
Savoy Hotel tragedy, justified reconsideration of the
issue but he did not say whether he would raise the
subject in the Cabinet.
Capital punishment is barred by Israeli law though
it may be imposed in extreme cases by a panel of civil-
ian jurists.
As terrorists ur% normally tried by military tri-
bunals, the maximum penalty is life imprisonment.
A CASE in point is that of Kozo Okamoto, the sole
survivor of the three Japanese Red Army "kamikaze"
terrorists who perpetrated the Lod Airport massacre in
1972 and is now serving a life sentence.
Hillel told the Knesset committee that the govern-
ment has appointed a special ministerial team, aided by
experts, to map out contingency plans for dealing with
emergencies such as the Savoy Hotel attack.
Cliarleston Approves
Kuwaiti Project
On Kaiwah Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. (JTA) The Charleston
County Council rejected protests from Charleston Jews
and conservationists and voted preliminary approval to
a zoning change to allow a Kuwait-owned corporation
to develop a barrier island near Cnarleston into a lux-
ury resort.
Local environmental and Jewish groups had lob-
bied strongly against the proposal since the Kuwait
sheikhdom and Kuwait investors purchased the 5,500-
acre Kiawah Island for S17 million in 19"4.
THE VOTE last Thursday by the council members,
acting as the council's finance committee, apparently
cleared the way for a full council approval next month
of a change in the classification of the island from
general agricultural to a planned development area.
Frank Epstein, attorney for the Kiawah Defense
Fund, which was organized by local environmental
groups to battle the Kuwait project, said that the issue
might be taken ;o the courts. In response to objections
from the Charleston Jewish community, the Kuwait-
owned corporation issued a non-discrimination pledge,
which was made part of the preliminary approval
vote by the council.
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commerce, politics and Jewish
communal life, died Saturday.
April 5, at the age of 79. in New
York. Several hundred Jewish
leaders, city officials and politi-
cal leaders attended funeral
services at Temple Emanu-El
Monday, April 7.
"Mr. Broido's death was a
great loss to the JDC and to
the Jewish community," Jack
D. Weiler. JDC Chairman, said.
"He was dedicated and devoted
and made his leadership felt in
many fields commerce, civic
affairs, education, philanthropy
and, above all. the rescue and
rehabilitation of endancered
and needy Jews overseas. He
left a legacy of generosity and
devotion that will serve as an
inspiration and a beacon for
generations to come.*'
Mr. Broido was the fourth
Chairman to serve the JDC
since its inception in 1914. He
had been a member of the Exec-
utive Committee since 1941 and
was elected to the top office at
the agency's 51st annual meet-
ing in December, 1965.
Upon retirement from his
post as Commissioner of Com-
merce and Industrial Develop-
ment of the City of New York in
1966. Mr. Broido devoted him-
self full time to the JDC.
An active worker and leader
of tht United Jewish Appeal.
Mr. Broido was General Chair-
man of the UJA of Greater New
York in 1951 and served as
president in 1951 and 1952.
In the years that followed.
Mr Broido continued to servo
the major Jewish fund-raising
r?-a"izati..n as an officer
Union of AjneVSnTS
director. He was for a
Of years a Vice-chairman,
Opened In Miam
Encyclopaedia Judaica. an au-
thoritative Jewish reference
source in the English language,
has opened an office in Miami
Beach to serve the South Florida
community, according to an an-
nouncement made by Gideon
Nachmani. vice president of Ket-
er. Inc.. publishers of Encyclo-
paedia Judaica.
Located at 429 Lincoln Rd.
Suite 505. the Encyclopaedia Ju-
daica office will handle sales, pro-
Camp Kee Tov For
Children 4 to 12
Opening June 16
Temple Emanu El's Camp
Kee Tov is now accepting ap-
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gram. Carnn begins on June 16
and concludes Aug. 8. and is
open to all members of the com-
munitv for children ages four
through 12. Camp noun arc 9-4
A lor in Training pro-
m for boys anj girls' 13
through 15 is also avail;.
Activities incl i intt ion-
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hike- ind crafts, dramat-
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ment can be for any or all of
the weekly seafioos a.ij trans-
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members of the commui
welcome to Call Tem-
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motional and administrative as-
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A luncheon session sponsored
by the encyclopedia will be held
with Miami's Jewish communal
leadership Friday at the Fon-
tainebleau Hotel.
Dr. Frederick R. Lachman,
executive editor, and Yitzhak
Rischin. managing director of the
Keter Pubiishinf House in Is-
raaL will diacuai the initiation of
a local project designed to con-
tribute to Jewish cultural pro-
grams in South Florida.
encyclopaedia Judaica was
f:r>t published in Israel in 1971.
the first major encyclopedia
since World War I.
congregations and was a
ber of th- Board of Trust-
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and Science at; J edasch
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came part of the City I'nm
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Commissioner of Commerce i
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Friday, May 2, 1975
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Page *
25 No. Broward Hadassah Members
To Attend Mt. Seopus Dedication
Some 25 members of the
North Broward Chapter of Ha-
dassah have indftated their in-
tentions to attend the Dedica-
;i,,n conference and Tour of the
Mt Scopus Hadassah Hospital
in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Oct. 21,
according to an announcement
made by Mrs. Ralph Cannon,
chapter president.
The area members will join
w,th at tat 1.000 Hadassah
members from throughout the
i States in this historic
M-enl which marks the reopen-
: Hadassah's Mt. Scopus
tter 19 years of isola-
nd imprisonment, and af-
implete modernization and
It will be a time for rejoic-
| course, that this Hill of
ng has at long last been
,] t,i Hadassah. and there
be tears, too. for all those
lost their lives in both
eir dcdiction to the original
tal and their protection of
bastion of health for all
ind who sought it." said
.\h< Cannon.
The official ceremonies in Is-
rae! will open Oct. 21 with the
dedication of Mt. Scopus Hos-
pital it -elf. with many Israel and
American dignitaries in attend-
ance That same evening. Jeru-
Mayor Teddy Kollek will
: reception at the Jerusa-
lem 'Iheatrf.
The next morning there will
dedJcatkM of Memorial
em in memory of the am-
i niartvrs of the Scopus
Convoy. An in-depth visit to Ein
n Medical tenter will take
;n the afternoon.
Thursday evening. Oct. 23.
American visitors will be
Invited to a buffet reception at
Knesset The closing musical
I reception will be held
in the Mann Auditorium, Tel
A .
In addition to the exciting
tC ceremonies, there
toura 10 Haifa. Tiberias.
ADL Appoints
Richard Essen
! E len has boon ap
I ,i National i
\nti D
M Blumberg, Intern.
B'nai B'rith. an J
.'. eek.
i r.. a former Aasl
Attorney, ha? ion..: I
many civic and fraternal
'- iti BJ in this area. He is
I huirnun of the Exeeu
ttae of the ADI. in
nd has served as Chair-
the Society of Fellows
i : arm of the Anti-
oft League, for the

n baa tarred two
i- president of Gold I
ll -.ii B'rith, rid is a
of Hibiscus Masonic
Golan Heights. Safed. Nazareth.
Caesarea. Jaffa, and Tel Aviv.
For those taking the trip for
15 days instead of ten. there
will be added tours to the Negev
and Eilat; still more interesting
tours arc included in the 22-day
To (h eligible for these pack-
ace tours together with admis-
sion tickets to all ceremonials,
one must book through Hadas-
sah Tours. Compact Travel
Bureau, New Yo
North Broward Chapter mem-
bers are expected to leave an
masse from Miami on Oct. 19.
Coconut Creek Requirements
'Among Toughest, Best In U.S.'
Leller lo the Editor
EDITOR. The Jewish Floridian:
Recently, VC added our sicna-
tun to petitions to Pre~ lenl
Ford asking for help in reaming and Iraqi Jews.
I, in addition, wrote a personal
This letter brought a response
from the Department of State.
Personal letters are more ef-
fective than petitions, or printed
letters. I have been sending them
for >ear -to President, senators
and eongreaunenwith answers
in most cases
We must use every means at
our disposal in the fight for
peace, freedom and dignitv.
Sunrise. Fla.
Before a two-story villa at Rosa-
moor Coconut Creek, the adult
community being developed near
Pompano Beach, earns a certi'i
cate of occupancy from the City
of Coconut Creek, it must pass
at least 24 inspect ions by the
building department.
Two more inspections are made
aftei the "CO" is issued by
Rowmoor*! own construction
ea department, and the
1 inspection by the buyer who
approve a 43-item check
According to Orion Smith, con-
struction director at Rotsmoor
and a veteran Florida builder,
'<> requirements at Coconut
Creek are "among the toughest
and best in the United
Phi! Mirgan. a Rossmoor con-
struction superintendent who has
been a general contractor since
1967, savs Unas inspections fol-
! m guidelines established by the
South Florida Building Code.
"The Code is the industry's
bible." Morgan said. "The gen-
eral contractor and the subcon-
tractors must conform to it, to
the letter. There is just no tol
erance for error. As a matter of
fact." Morgan added, "the City i
has made some parts of the Code
even more exacting than the
Coconut Creek's structural in
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Is Not A Law Firm
In The Bronx
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classifications building, plumb-
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gan noted, that NOTHING can
be covered before it's inspected
and approved.
'"If it is covered up," he said,
"you have a problem with a very
simple solution: you uncover it.
even if it means moving five tons
of concrete and then repouring it
after inspection "
First structural inspection at
Rossmoor Coconut Creek is of
ground rou^h plumbing plumb-
ing and sewage piping and con-
nections to be covered by the
foundation or c slab.
Underground electrical wiring IS
similarly checked, and then the
foundation i3 checked.
Inspections of first floor col-
umns and tie beams, second floor
slab, columns and tie-beams fol-
low in that order. Sheeting, tar
paper Installation on the roof.
interior framing, and fihal roof
inspection, including the tile,
must all be passed.
Following issuance of the cer-
tifieute by the City. Rossmoor's
own services department, headed
bj Arnold Tinker, checks the in-
dividual residences for "cos-
metics"the esthetic features of
the unit.
Appliances, light connections,
carpeting, sinks, cabinets, mir-
rors, bathtubs, painting, screens,
doors, locks, carpeting and other
installed features are covered.
Any diacrepencies are noted on
a 43-point checklist by Tinker,
and are immediately corrected.
Finally, when the Rossmoor
purchaser Is ready to "close" his
contract. Tinker conducts an-
otl-j r inspection tour with the
purchaser, check-list in hand.
Each item must be approved
by the buyer, point by point. The
kitchen inspection list, as exam-
ple, includes countertop, plumb-
ranee oven, rlishwasher-dis-
posall, cabinets, floor tile, paint
(for touchup and gougesi. elry-
flxtures, windows
doors, icreens, carpentry and re-
frigerator. The list foi other
rooms is equal!) specific.
"Our purpose in these final in-
spections. Tinker said. "Jl te
have the unit really ready for
occupancy. When the lady of the
house opens the door to her resi-
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May 2, y

devoted to discussion of themes and issues relevant to Jewish life past and present
co-ordinated by the
Greater Miami Rabbinical Association
Dr. Max A. lipschitz Rabbi Barry Altman

tjnside /nai
What is the Jewish atti-
tude towards cremation?
Disposal of the dead body by
burning is not a Jewish custom,
and burial is considered by tra-
ditional Jews to be obligatory
and a religious commandment.
There are some biblical say-
ings which have been advanced
as scriptural proof texts justify-
ing cremation, such as "for dust
thou art. and unto dust shalt thou
return*' (Gen. 3:19).
Cremation, says the authorita-
tive Encyclopaedia Judaica. was
not unknown to the ancient He-
brews, and "burning" was one of
the four death penalties imposed
by the biblical code for a num-
ber of offenses (Lev 20:14; 21:9).
But the ancient rabbi* found the
execution of this death sentence
so abhorrent that they refused to
interpret the injunction literal.v.
Cremation was obviously consid-
ered such a humiliation that it
should not even be inflicted on
'.>. According to the
Roman hi-! irian Tacit;!-, the
Jew- "b iry rather than burn
their dead.'*
The Mishnah considers the
burning of a corpse to be an
idolatrous practice. Some rabbis
felt a cremation is a damning de-
nial of the belief in bodily resur-
rection and a brutal affront to
the dignity of the human body.
With reference to resurrection,
most believing Jews do not ac-
cept the doctrine of the resur-
rection of the dead in the basic
literal sense It would certainly
lie within the power of God to
reconstitute a body that has been
decayed after burial. Are the mil-
lion* of Jews whose bodies were
cremated during the Holocaust,
denied their place in the Here-
after because they had been
burnt and not buried'*
Modern orthodox authorities
insist, says the EncvcloDaedia Ju-
daica. that burial is the proper
m-t' od of disposal of a corn-o
! aid French Chief Rabbis.
tow II i- the end of the 19th
(any, while >Doo-ed to cre-
aHon. decided that the ashes of
a per-on who had been cremated
may be in'erred in a Jewish
cemetery. American Reform rab-
Issues And Answers..
Oar Rabbis' Views
Jewish Education
By RABBI DAVID ROSENFELD, Temple Beth Ah. Hollywood
In the words of Golda Meir. "Let Yom Ha atz-maut serve as a
day rededicated to the educational needs of our Jewish Youth in the
diaspora. Only through the deepening and spread of Jewish educa-
tion can the young be brought to understand their heritage and faith
and thereby discover their rich identity as members of the Jewish
IT IS IP TO US to implant in the hearts of Jewish children a
love for Zion rebuilt, by working for UJA. JNF and Bonds for Israel,
if we are to raise the standards of Jewish education and to stimulate
more and better educational activities in our schools.
There is a shortage of teachers. Many teachers are handicapped
by inadequate salaries, and they are forced to take extra jobs to meet
personal and family needs. Despite this handicap they are devoted to
the classroom.
We have to find ways and means to strengthen our schools.
to develop a respect for Jewish learning, to put the values of the
mind and spirit before all else.
As Daniel Webster said. "If we work upon marble, it will perish.
If we work upon brass, time will efface it. If we rear temples, they
will crumble to dust But if we work upon men's immortal minds,
if we imbue them with high principles, with the just fear of G-d and
love of their fellow men. we engrave on those tablets something which
no man can efface and which will brighten to all eternity."
THE HOME IS THE FIRST and most important school of all. In
order to educate youth properly, the classroom needs the solid founda-
tion that only a good home can provide. Parents, recognize your
responsibilities as fathers and mothers. No teacher can ever, ever sub-
stitute for you. The child is the loser if you shift to the teacher the
prior obligations which G-d has delegated to parents.
Show a true and continuing interest in each child's progress at
school. This will do more than anything else to deepen in them a
respect for the importance of Jewish learning. Impress on them early
in life that a complete education includes a Torah education. Help
them to cultivate habits of study through doing homework, attending
Sabbath service, reading good books, and through respecting elders
and teachers.
We aim to impart to the Jewish child a fundamental knowledge
and appreciation of the universal ideals of Judaism which have become
the foundation of American democracy. We endeavor to install into
him the concepts of the Fatherhood of G-d and the brotherhood of
man. and to foster the desire on his part to work for Israel and for
all good causes. We aim to develop the child's mastery of the Hebrew
language, and also his desire and ability to participate in synagogue
life. We encourage the child to pursue higher Jewish learning so
that he may attain his fuller spiritual self-development and his
preparation for leadership in Jewish life. We aim also to inspire
the students with the ethics of the Bible and of our sages.
WE ASK THE COOPERATION of all concerned. Help us in this.
our holy task, to disseminate the word of G-d. the word of true
Torah Judaism, for the glory and honor of our people.
bis. in accordance with a decision
taken at the Central Conference
of American Rabbis in 1892. are
permitted to officiate at crema-
tions. A regulation of the United
Synagogue of London Burial So-
ciety quoted in the Judaica. states
that "if the ashes can be coffin-
ed, then interment may take
place at a cemetery of the United
Synagogue, and the burial serv-
ice shall be conducted there at
the time of the interment.1
Ultra Orthodox communities,
however, do not permit the ashes
of cremated persons to be buried
in their cemeteries.
On what do Jews base
their conviction that th.' Jews
Of the exiled iMUtllOl will
inevitablv be returned to Is-
The basis for thi- belief is in
the Bible. In the book of Deute-
ronomy (30:3 > it is written that
the Almighty "will return and
gather thee from ail the peoples.
where the Lord, thy God hath
dispersed thee."
The prophet Isaiah wrote I I-ai-
ah 11:12) "And He will assemble
the exile of Israel." Similar
statements are found in other
books of the Prophets (e.g..
Ezekiel 20:34) This promise is
regarded as a basic part of the
covenant that exists between the
Jewish people and the Almighty.
Why does Jewish traditioa
require that oae cwnsune his
feed at his table leisurely
and not hurriedly?
The Talmud (Berakot 25)
claims that one who eats leisure-
ly at his table will live longer.
Some claim this is so because
the table at which one eats is
like the altar of the holy temple.
The altar was a means of for-
giveness and so is the family
table at which one eats Forgive-
ness brings longevity of life
which might otherwise have been
forfeited because of one's sins
and shortcomings.
Obviously, one who eats de-
liberately at his table will not
rush into hasty decisions and
spend a more pleasant life which
would indeed produce longevity.
There are some who claim that
the tradition to eat leisurely and
slowly prolongs the mealtime and
thus a poor man has more time
to knock at the door and be in-
vited in for the meal Otherwise,
he would have less chance to re-
ceive attention when knocking at
the door in his state of hunger.
Why does Jewish tradition
require that some words of
Torah learning be expressed
and discussed at the table
when one eats?
It is this practice which sup-
posedly makes the difference be-
tween eating as an animal fuM
tion and eating as a human en:
Animals have little
mind when they con-ume th
food. Man. an intellectual being,
an image of the Almighty, raises
his physical activity to an intel-
lectual and spiritual lev*] by
adding words of culture and in-
-!'iration to his mealtime experi-
Great Jewish Personalities
Louis D. Brandeis...
Jurist, Zionist, Leader
Temple Beth Tov
Louis D Brandeis' father.
Adolph Brandeis. and mother.
Frederika Dembitz. came to
.America following the collapse
of the European Revolutions of
1848. They settled in Louis\ille,
K\. His uncle. Louis Dembitz.
had the honor of nominating
Abraham Lincoln at the Repub-
lican Convention at Chicago, in
Louis was born Nov. 13. 1856
in Louisville, and was named af-
ter his uncle, the abolitionist and
liberal thmkei As a child he
helped his mother brinj pifl and
food to the Civil War Midlers,
encamped near their home His
father wm
merchant whoa* fortum
H itb th" ope:..
After making a European trip
th hi- father, Louii rti
Harvard and soon diatlnKuishod
himself as brillianl student He
. the required age
limit, and left the ret ord of hav-
ing been the most brilliant man
who ever studied there.
At a-e M bit record m al-
ready established as a brilliant
lawyer and soon he earned the
title of the "Peoples Lawyer."
He began supporting the rights
of labor organizations against
large corporations. In 1896 he
earned his title of Peoples At-
torney when he appeared without
fee for the citizens of Boston
against local interests From then
on he fought the trusts and the
In the spring of 1916. Brandeis
was nominated by President Wil-
son to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The reactionary elements of the
country did their utmost to pre-
vent his appointment and approv-
al by the Senate With the strong
leadership of President Wilson,
however, he was approved and
seated in the Court.
Brandeis' interest in Judaism.
Palestine and Zionism stems from
the time when he was called in
as mediator of the great cloak-
maker's strike of 1910 involving
70.000 Jewish workers. He
brought both sides together and
gained their confidence is a fair
agreement was eoochlded
This contract with the Ji
workers created a revolution in
his soul. It was his first real con
tact with Amcho. the ordinary
Jew and his poverty and his prob-
lems in gaining a decent liveli-
hood for his family The whole
problem of Jewish existence and
anti-Semitism looked large be-
fore him as he began to study
Jewi h history and made the Zi-
onist idea hit own.
Hu affiliation with Zionism
came at the Cleveland conven-
tion of 1912. The great Jewish
leader. Xachum Sokolov. became
captivated with Brandeis' new
Zionism and made very much of
his meeting with Brandeis
At the outbreak of the war in
1914. Brandeis was appointed
chairman of the Emergency Ad-
ministration. The growth of the
Zionist movement is due to his
forceful leadership during the
critical years of World War I.
The Zionist cause for him stood
above everything.
Brandies' regime lasted from
ember 1914 to June 1921.
Under his leadership American
Zionists became the leading fac
tor in World Zionism In 1116.
he was instrumental in helping
t.fcfci tf
in the formation of the Aam
Jewish Congn
ovi r the laadi
en S Wi-e an I
Braodeii an i ^.~( t
tnbuted to the polm.
lomatic aduevem
Dg the my u
Peace Co
deal Wilson 3
i-t cause Hi
I lovernm
with the Zionist : a:di
instrumental in f
ish Legion which helped
Palestine from the 1
responsibility for tbi
Hi laration is clear
When England Pi
ister Balfour cam. |
had many confer
I. .- When Lord AUeabj
tured Jerusalem. Rrar:
movement was p 1919. he first me-
Weitrman, who
messianic in the
Jewish leader
The end of th
gime came In 1-' -ban hi
agreed wltJl
some matt t if
The co"..... '
not f.\" him i
and "' II '
at an era
As wr r I I ik hack to
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Brandeis takes his plat
Herd, Stephen v\
other greats who
tion for the great State of '
which will remain a- J
monument to th.
naries and will be I ruidi|l
for all of mankind for nuttf!
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iday, May 2, 1975
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Page 9
Me Ought to Return the Nobel Peace Prize
rContt enable that we will survive it.
How dare Kissinger believe he
,,d revive such a Bismarckian
PJnder (and FDR was a Bis-
ta-kian in his own right) thirty
fears later and hope to succeed?
NONE OF the original five
rea: powers concerned, and that
Includes the United States and
Ine Soviet Union, themselves, is
In a oojition to impose anything
Whoever on the Middle East
Ljav. and for that matter on any
Ether area of the worldas Kis-
iinger himself learned so inglori-
Ll> when he drank his tears
fc Ben Gurion Airport.
Friedman, a former student of
at Harvard, observes
bit Kissinger'a own assessment
\ World Restored" is that it
Could have been 'more appro-
priate in the 19th century."
Then why continue to operate
Ln the basis that it is still viable
in the last quarter of the 20th?
What kind of kid stuff college
campus capers has he been pull-
IN MY own recent meeting
with Dr. John Pipes, the Har-
vard professor of international
relations and a leading Kremlin-
ologist. Pipes, a long-time Kissin-
ger colleague, observes that the
errors Kissinger has committed
as secretary of state may well
prove to be as cataclysmic for us
as the FDR assessment of him-
self as policeman to the universe
with Uncle Joe has proven.
Predicting Kissinger's impend-
ing demise in Washington. Pipes
wondered whether the damage
would be greater to Washington
if he stayed or to Harvard when
Kissinger finally returns.
THE ESSENTIAL blunder, of
course, is Km. 101, that absurd
Kissinger achievement which
forced the Israelits to assume the
role of the vanquished and pre-
sented to the Arabs on a silver
Kissinger platter the role of
victor. Talk about playing God.
Bismarck. Roosevelt and Stalin
were pikers in comparison.
In Pipes' view, from that abys-
mal reversal of history would
even come the arrogant Arab po-
sition taken at the energy con-
ference in Bonn, where the
Arabs, under Algerian instruc-
tion, refused to discuss the cost
of oil under any circumstances
except those tied to the cost of
other commodities.
But, as I see it. the problem
goes even beyond these consid-
erations to the fundamental fact
that Kissinger intended for the
Middle East what he achieved in
Vietnam, and to be choked up for
having failed is not a hallmark
of his disappointed humanism so
much as it is an excellent ex-
ample of his cockeyed diplomacy.
BEFORE I begin to believe in
Kissinger again, minimally, he
must wrap up that abomination
known as the Nobel Peace Prize
he received for his murder of
Vietnam and return it to the
Better still, let him address it
to Le Due Tho in fond memory
of their days together in Paris,
where boyish Kissinger traded
for peace, and Le Due Tho never
meant anything but war.
Given that Kissinger had his
way in the Middle East, and the
Arabs ultimately destroyed Is-
rael, there would be no great
push in America to save refugees
as there is today in the wake of
the fall of Cambodia, no great
airlifts to bring in babies by the
thousands, no nickels and dimes
sent to Tel Aviv for relief.
I can hear nothing but wise-
guy snickers punctuated by anti-
Semitic jokes about the achieve-
ment of a "final solution."
Better Henry should cry.
President Ford's reference to the
Arab-Israeli conflict in his "State
of the World" address to a joint
session of Congress has drawn lit-
tle comment and is generally
seen as indicating no changes in
the commonly understood U.S.
Moat observers said it appear-
ed designed to reaffirm the U.S.
determination to maintain the
diplomatic momentum that it has
initiated and to indicate that the
U.S. is not ready to make any
shift, if it makes any. prior to
completion of the Presidential
review and after Secretary of
State Henry A. Kissinger and Is-
raeli Foreign Minister Yigal Al-
lon meet here.
Continued on Page It
Conference On Older Adult
Sunday In Haber Karp Hall
Joseph Kleiman, chairman for
jie Commi>sion on the Older
Adult, announces that a Confer-
ence on the Older Adult will be
jield Sunday, May 4. at 9:30 am
Temple Sinai's Haber Karp
1201 Johnson St.. Holly-
>peakers will be Rabbi
nford Shapero. Regional Di-
c'.or and National Director of
erontology, and U.S. Congre>%
Ian William Lehman, who has a
fptdal interest in the welfare of
he older adult.
South Florida has grown great-
In the past few years, particu-
rly with the increase in the
blder adult Jewish population.
I- igue life has been and con
linues to be affected by this
\ in many significant ways.
fo consider and study this area
}'. congregational life, a Region-
Corn mission on the Older
U a been organized.
The foal of the Commission is
to set policy and address them-
selves to the following proposi-
The Older Adult in the
the Synagogue.
The Older Adult Outside
The Older Adult in Condo-
minimum and High Rise Apart-
ments in all year round Syna-
minimum and High Rise Apart-
ments in High Holiday Syna-
Policy for the Southeast Re-
gion which will affect each con-
gregation will be established.
Rabbi Seymour Friedman, ex-
ecutive director of the United
Synagogue of America, urges
representatives of all synagogues
to attend this conference.
Also participating in this pro-
gram will be Joseph Golden, pres-
ident of the Southeast Region
United Synagogue of America.
Bunnee Taft Dedicates New Wing
Of Hebrew University Law School
Mrs Bunnee Taft of Hollywood
id Westport, Conn., returned to
United States last week after

cheating a new student lounge
" cafeteria in the Faculty of
a* of the Hebrew University.
;'-> historic Mount Scopus
I The striking new facilities were
fed in memoir of her late
[ 100, New York at
Allen Robert Taft and
I I "i Tail and are to
th site where the He
[ ralty was founded ex-
Pn lent Avraham
Harman chaired the ceremony at-
tended by members of the Taft
family and top level representa-
tives of the University President
Harman spoke of the legal tra-
dition in the Taft family which
made it appropriate that their
loved ones be perpetuated in a
school of law.
Citing the Tafts' devotion to
humanistic concerns, Harman re-
called that the late Allen Robert
Taft had been an original found-
er of the National Conference of
Christians and Jews and of the
America-Israel Cultural Founda-
tion. James Gordon Taft had
been a prominent theatrical
lawyer. Both had been devoted
to Israel, the Jewish people and
education, Harmon pointed out.
Upon returning to her South
Florida home, Mrs. Taft reflected
on the Hebrew University's cur-
rent predicament of attempting to
maintain its status as one of the
world's leading universities while
having to adjust to the austere
realities of a wartime society
where money is scarce and stu-
dents liable to be called up for
military service at any time.
"Although the Jubilee Anni-
versary is an occasion for joy
and celebration." said MM. Taft.
it is a sober reminder that even
after 50 yean ol dedicated serv-
to both the Jewish people and
the world. Hebrew Univ<
stil i in a desperate strug-
gle to survive."
Falashas Given Recognition
With All Citizens' Rights
An inter-ministerial commit-
tee of experts has recogniz-
ed the Falashas the Black
Jews of Ethiopia as elig-
ible for Israeli citizenship
and other rights under the
"Law of Return."
The committee, under
chairmanship of Justice Min-
istry Director-General Zvi
Terlo, reached its conclu-
sion early last month, but it
was only reported last
Thursday night by radio and
THE DECISION was immedi-
ately Clitldzod by Ashkenazi
Chief Rabbi Shlomo Goren who
maintained the Jewishness of
the Falashas ought to be a
strictly halachic issue decided by
halachic experts only. The com-
mittee was reportedly guided on
the halacha by Sophardic Chief
Rabbi iKadia Yoaef, who has for
many years maintained that the
Falashas are Jews under ha-
Rabbi Yosef told the JTA
some time ago that he relied on '
Jewish traveler* and rabbinic
ta of the late Middle Ages
who reported on the Falashas
and asserted that they were de-
scendants of the tribe of Dan.
Their forebears had apparent-
ly found their way to Ethiopia
during or immediately after the
First Temple period. Rabbi Yo-
sef said he personally had check-
ed into their religious practices
and found that they paralleled
accepted Jewish practices to a
very large extent.
KABHI VOSEF. though, has
generally insisted that Falashas
settling in Israel reconvert'' to
Judaism as a formal meas-
ure. He noted that their mar-
riage and divorce laws and prac-
ti,"- are substantially different
from those in force among world
Rabbi Goren insists on a full-
fledged conversion, .-ince he
doubti whether the Falashas
are in fact authentic Jews un-
der hahu
There are said to be several
hundred Falashas living in Is-
rael at preaent Their leaders
and the widely acknowledged
Falaaha leader in Ethiopia, Yotia
Bogala believe many more
would willingly come if the/
were encouraged by the Jewish
Agency and treated as Jewish
immigrants once they arrived
THE 1 VI.ASHA issue has al
ways l>een complicated by their
delicate political situation in
The ax-Emperor Haile Selas-
sie was always loath to allow
them to leave in large numbers.
and .lining the long period of
warm Israel-Ethiopia relations
Jaruaale ht not to offend
him by encouraging a large Fa-
lasha emigration.
During the last years of hi*
tenure, the Falashas' position
steadily grew worse, and Jewish
pressure groups abroad lobbied
with the Israeli authorities on
the Fa aahas' behalf.
With Rabbi Yosef's election as
Chief Rabbi, the pro-Falashu
lobby r ita efforts. The
political upheaval in Ethiopia
mat country's earlier break
with Israel created a more pro-
pitious set o:' circumstances, too.
BAK-llan Program
TEL aviv Bar-Dan Uni-
versity announced its participa-
tion in the B'nai B'rith Youth
Organization's Gift of Education
Program, along with other ma-
jor Israeli universities.
As part of this program, par-
ents can begin saving money for
their children's college education
in Israel, up to five years be-
fore their children are of college'
If the student spends two
years in one of the participat-
ing universities, tuition costs are ,
free. The money saved returns
to the student in the form of a j
monthly stipend for the student's j
e\i>enses. based on the amount i
of money in the student's ac-
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May 2, i9>

Gainesville Orientation Session
For High Softool Seniors May 11-12
Rabbi Seymour Friedman, ex-
ecutive director of the Southeast
Region of the United Synagogue
of America announces a special
Jewish orientation for high
school students who will gradu-
ate this June and who plan to at-
tend the University of Florida in
Gainesville next September.
This innovative orientation,
planned in cooperation with the
Central Agency for Jewish Edu-
cation, the Department of Stu-
dent Affairs, University of Flor-
ida and the Hillel Foundation.
will take place Sunday and Mon-
day. May 11 and 12. in Gaines-
The program of activities be-
ing planned by a committee of
students, the faculty and the Rab-
bis includes exposure to Jewish
organizations and activites on
Campus, the program of Jewish
studies offered by the university,
visits to Jewish fraternities and
sororities and a V.I.P. tour of
the campus facilities.
Housing is being arranged with
university students affording the
opportunity for informal com-
munication. The orientation will
over-lap with the annual confer-
ence of the Southeast Region Rab-
binical Assembly being held i*
Gainesville beginning Monday,
May 12. and will afford the op-
portunity for rabbis and students
to lunch together.
In addition to Rabbi Friedman,
members of the committee ar*
university students Jordan Wal-
lach. and Jim Roberts, of Orlan-
do: Jeff Kahn. Sarasota; David
Kaiman. Pcnsacola: Rebecca
Shalom and Diane l.ipson. Mi-
ami: Rabbi Elazar Grafstcin. Hil-
lel Director. University of Flor-
ida: Rabbi Alan Cohen of B'nai
Israel, Gainesville: Dr. Barry
Mesch, Asst. Professor of Reli-
gion and Director of Center Jewish
Studies, and Dr. Thomas G
Goodale, Dean of Student Af-
A chartered bus will be leaving
from the Miami area Sunday
morning May 11. For further in-
formation and reservations, call
Rabbi Friedman at the Southeast
Region office in North Miami
Rabin Defends Alton's
Trip from Likud Attack
JERUSALEM (JTA) Premier Yitzhak Rabin
strongly defended Foreign Minister Yigal Allon's trip to the
l.S. in the Knesset and angrily denounced Likud for de-
manding a debate on the subject especially "during this
week of national unity and identification."
Rabin addressed a special recess session of the Knesset
called at the insistence of Likud.
THE HOUSE, by a vote of 43
2" with six abstentions, decisively
defeated a Likud motion protest-
ing Allon's visit to the U.S. dur-
ing which he met with Secretary
of State Henry A. Kissinger in
Rabin spoke briefly and force-
fully and without notes. He de-
manded to know "what right"
Jikud had to question or doubt
the government's resolve to stand
firm on the positions it took dur-
ing the bilateral negotiations with
Egypt conducted by Kissisnger
which were suspended Mar. 22.
HE DECLARED that his gov
eminent considered itself strictly
bound by its decisions of la-t
month which were approved at
the time by the Knect.
The Premier said that he him-
H If had allowed Allon to respond
t.> the United Jewish Appeal's
r- quest that Israel dispatch a top
minister to participate in a major
: ml raiting and information
< mpaign in the US. and that,
in fact, he wanted to send the
minister. Allon. who was most
directly involved in the recent
unsuccessful negotiations so that
Israel's position would be most
effectively and authoritatively
the UJA's invitation led to an
invitation from Secretary Kis-
singer to meet in Washington.
During the vssion. which last-
Mini Installation Luncheon
The Sisterhood of Margate
Jewish Center will hold a Mini-
Installation luncheon and card
p.irty Tuesday. May 13. at 12:30
p.m. Members and guests are
Temple Sholom Installs
Temple Sholom installed Its
n;wly elected Executive Board
and Sisterhood officers at the
regular monthly family service
last Friday. Martin Kurtz was
installed as president
ed only 20 minutes. Rabin ac-
cused Likud of trying to mar the
national concensus that stands
behind the government's posi-
He said it was particularly in-
appropriate that Likud insisted
on a devisivc debate during a
week marked successfully by
Solidarity Day for Soviet Jewry.
Memorial Day for Israel's war
dead and Independence Day.
Sitmar Announces
''Comedy Cruise'
Aboard Fair wind
Henny Youngman and comic
Red Buttons will be the featured
entertainers aboard the IS S
Fairwind cruise from Port Ever-1
S OB "'.!>' 24.
Youngman and Buttons will
pun and joke their way to Cap
Haitien. San Juan. St. Thomas
and Nassau on Sitmar's seven-dag;
bbean laugh-festival.
Backing the headliners will
be a wide variety of talent, two
bands, a jazz trio, vocalist, plan
ist, a comic and a novelty act.
The Fairwind s sister ship, the
T.S.S. Fairsea sailing to Mexico j
from Los Angeles will star Steve j
Allen and his talented wife Jayne
Meadows on its May 24 six-day
cruise. Prices for this cruise
start at $300 per person, double
occupancy, and a full air sea
program from Florida is avail-'
able at considerable savings.
Both Sitmar ships are floating
luxury resorts. The 25.000-ton
vessels each have 11 public decks,
three swimming pools, five night
clubs and lounges, two dining
rooms, a gym. sauna and massage
facilities, beauty salon, barber
shop, game rooms and a duty-
free shopping arcade.
Registered in Liberia, each
ship is manned by an Italian
crew of 500, including 50 chefs
and cooks.
Reservations and additional in
formation for all Sitmar cruises
are available through authorized
travel agencies. i
Ford's Israel Remarks Criticized]
Contiiiired from Page 9
first high level Israeli US ses-
sion since Kissinger left Jeru-.i
lem Mar. 22. when his attempt
for a second Egyptian Israeli
agreement was suspended.
Some independent observers
saw a plus for Israel in the Pres-
ident's remarks in that he did
not refer to his "reassessment"
of the Middle Kast situation
which has been widely construed
as pressure on Israel to accede
to the Egvptian demands in the
Kissinger shuttle diplomacy.
On the other hand, his absence
of any words of specific U.S.
traditional support for Israel
was seen as a minus.
Of the sparse comment heard
from the Congress, most of it
dealt with comparisons and rea-
sons for U.S. aid to South Viet-
nam and Israel with the majority
of those talking about that com-
parison taking note that the cir-
cumstances are dissimilar since
Israel is fighting external forces
seeking to destroy her and is a
united and democratic nation.
DURING THE discussions on
television of Ford's address, three
Senators took different views on
linking military aid to South
Vietnam with aid to Israel.
On CBS-TV. Sen. James Buck-
ley (C..R..NY) said that the I S
should provide South Vietnam
with aid to help reverse the Viet-
cong attack just as the US aided
Israel during the Vom Kippur
However. Senators George
McGovern (D.S.D.) and Frank
Church (D.. Idaho) took issue,
noting that Israel was not lik.'
South Vietnam They noted that
Israel was a democracy, fought
its own wars and won them, and
had a good army capable of
achieving victories.
IN A related development, the
Rabbinical Council of America,
in a letter to President Ford, ex-
pressed disappointment that Ford
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said nothing in his brief refer-
ence to the Middle Baal in his
"State "oT the World" a(Mre,s
"that would reassure the people
of Israel of the continued friend-
ship and support for them by the
Unite* States, The letter, signed
hy Rabbi Fabian Schonfeld. pres-
ident of the Council, added:
"I believe a great opportunity
was missed to restore the confi-
dence of the people of Israel in
America* commitment to its se-
curity. The statement tint you
did make seemed to convey a
rather detach'd attitude to the
real fears of the people of Israel
that th policy of your Administration re-
garding the security of the State
of Israel.'"
SINCE THE Ford Administra-
te n is currently reassessing its
Mideast policy, it was i ...
that the P
into specifics. Bui "', ^ I
f-id noted, ho.v. I
"f-.rthrisht statement
ing American stand by U, a:,,
Ford touched only briefly J
the Mideast during ]
address to the | ^""J
Congres- He
not be "disc-' ira .',''
lapse of the secon I st| Ee s.""j
talks, asserted that thr"-moiJJ
turn toward Deace
will be muntamed,' noted tha
the U.S. had agreed "in m1
pie" to a renewal of the GeneJ
peace talks and that the m
was "ready to explore othi
urns," and stressed that the I'll
would not accept 'stagnation J
stalemate" in the Midi
Pocono Highland Gimps
Accepting Final Registrations
Pocono Highland Camps located
in the heart of the beautiful Po-
cono Mountains of Northeastern
Pennsylvania at Marshalls Creek,
is currently accepting new camp-
er registrations from the South
Florida community.
The camp is cclebratins its
40th season of outstanding service
to children unJ.T the direction
of It .1 owners. Mrs Farle
U. W..... |. LrOuil P. Weinberg
and Dr. Robert J Weinberg.
With a nationwide enrollment
of campers. Pocono Highlands has
become a popular vacation para-
dise for some 100 Miami children
every summer. The camp phil-
osophy, "stressing a combination
of structured programs and se-
lective choices which recognize
the particular interests of every
child." has made it a favorite of
An international staff of coun-
selors affording a personalized
program with individual clinic
instruction and separate facilities
for boys and girls has enhanced
the camp's reputation over the
The camps are situated 83
miles vest if Sen York City and
90 miles north of Philadelphia.
Round trip jet transportation al-
lowance is included in the c
Pocono H (S, to-
taling 525 acres, include a spriaf
fed natural lake with a two afc
shoreline and white sand beach;
13 all weather illuminated red I
and green tennis courts: a n*l
hole golf course; four indoor ref
ulation Brunswick bowling I
nine baseball fields eight indoel
and outdoor basketball roortiasl
a regulation sire football ar.ijoo-|
cer field.
In addition ah I
photography center
among the camp > 14 tnd |
Highlights of the program e-j
phasize tennis with i pro and teal
instructors; waterskiinf, *:\\
three new speedboats and a prl
fessional 35 foot ski juraoaf]
ramp: English and Western nil
ing on seven miles of trails; I
theater workshop. Karate, feae-l
ing and rocketry' pr.>;rarr.s n|
taught as well.
Pocono Highland Camps is I
active member of the America
Camping Association and the A|
sociation of Private Camps.
Camper enrollment ii '. -. At
to 165 girls and 16S bors, a?s|
five to 17. with waiter and
selor in train in-' pr igrsnu avi
able The directors have 3 M;al
office. The local I latins!
Mrs Nancy Davis *J ?M
dela. Coral' Gables I
office is located in |
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The NEW CAMP HIGHLANDER makes full use of
170 acres of North Carolina mountainside country
and our gymnasium to present NEW INTENSE
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activities such as water skiing, canoeing, swimming.
riflery, archery, nature study, hiking, gymna>:.:m ana
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Phono: 772-6550

i/pHE RACE for Rome," by Dan Kurzman
* (GardW City, New York. Doubleday & Co..
Li) 488 pp.) is the story of the saving of the
Eternal City from Nazi destruction Included is a
Chapter on the Jews as well as information about
I other parts of the book.
The activities of Rabbi Zo!!i and the loaders
Lf the community are given factually, without
Idltorializing. The slaughter of the Jews, which
ok place with the knowledge of the then Pope
i narrated objectively rather than judgmentally.
KIRZMAN IS a journalist who has a sense
L dramatic which results in a suspenseful
\ ilthough the book is not a novel. The ac-
buotJ arc based upon exhaustive research and
todreds of interviews. Von Weizacker. the Nazi
I 1 >r to the Vatican in 1943. was torn be-
*en hi- Germanic nationalism and his distaste
br Hitler and von Ribbentrop.
He was on the horns of a dilemma when he
timed ol the plot to kidnap the Pope Should
obey Hitler or follow his own conscience"
fce author describes his thinking in one sentence,
mi not morality but what one could get
j\ with that was important."
THE PERFIDY of FDR is once again re-
ti\tA In September. 1943. our State Department
Id Henrj Morgenthau had information that Jew.,
[ere h ing slaughtered. Yet FDR. did nothing
Jews of Denmark
Norway and Rome
However, when he learned of the plot involving
the Pope, he announced to the American and
British Chiefs of Staff that a new slogan should
be adopted, "Save the Pope."
Kurzman's account of the fact that the gen-
erals' personal and national rivalries took prece-
dence over concern for human life and the goal
of winning the war is frightening.
(New York. William Morrow. $10.95. 403 pp.)
is the description of the invasion and occupation
of Norway and Denmark. April. 1940-May. 1945.
The author is chairman of the School of Journal-
ism at N.Y.U.
The introductory paragraphs are devoted to
exploding myths about Quisling. Norwegian brav-
ery, the yellow badge of the Jews and the fable
about King Christian.
The book corrects many misconceptions and
dwells on the miraculous rescue of Danish Jews.
THOSE WHO were caught and incarcerated
not only escaped the fate of their coreligionists
of Eastern Europe and Germany, but they fared
very well in the concentration camps due to the
efforts of the Danish Christians and their govern-
Tne Norwegian Jews in the camps also re-
ceived good treatment because the Germans
classified them as Aryans, although of a lower
Those Who Like lo Plav With

Fire (an be Burned. Oh So Easily
^ CIVIl Guard] in Tel Av.v, Haifa and Jeru
will be Of no avail until the inhabi-
i Beirut and Damascus find it m
F rt up a Civil Guard there."
was the complete text of an advertise-
I larael press shortly after the Savoy
kv: raid It was signed by a dozen distinguished
I rod represented a spontaneous reaction
lich in shared by an increasing number of the
r population.
IN INTERVIEWS thereafter some of the
taatoriei explained what they meant The oc-
|ion3l retaliatory raid after a particularly
I atrocitv is not sufficient. Such raids are
|.v a reflex action.
Instead there should be a clearly defined.
[mptl> executed policy which declares, in ef-
If they insist UDon war. then we shall fieht
war. openly and hard, until they desist We
luld not sit cowering and timorous, waiting
t attack Israels present policy invites
t Itick. because we seem to have been
| on the defensive.
We want to live a civilized life, but if they
on transforming this area into a jungle.
r l have no option but to use jungle methods
TtaJt them.
nil SIGNATORIES make it clear they do
ate terrorist acts against civilians. Is-
d strike against control centers, against
terrorist leaders, and aga.nst all who give
|m iid and encouragement.
We should avoid indiscriminate violence
gainst innocent people, but we should demon-
Itrate, forcefully, that the fire they are playing
with can burn thm as well.
Above all, those who endorse and sponsor
terrorism should be made to feel a sense of the
insecurity which they seek to foster They should
live in fear of the unexpected, until they elect
to abandon animal savagery.
The twelve indigant citizens include Yohai
Bin-Nun, former commander of the Israel Navy,
Prof. Ezra Zohar, of the Sheba Medical Center.
Shoshana Horev. wife of the general who today
heads the Technion. Nehama Yariv, wife of the
former head of Military Intelligence and until
recently Minister of Information. Aryeh Marinski.
a distinguished lawyer, a publicist, a farmer, and
THEY MAKE it clear they have no political
ambitions. Neither do they have any intention of
fostering a vigilante group or embarking on mili-
tary .adventures They simply want to voice an
opinion in the hope that many other Israelis
share the same views and will help influence the
Government and adopt policies along the line
they advocate.
All indications are that Israeli patience is
running low. Israelis are tired of sitting as tar
getl for terrorists
THERE IS no self respecting nation in the
world that would continue to endure an unceas-
ing series of wild, criminal acts launched from
the other side of its borders and the world should
not expect Israel to sit with folded hands.
Circuit- Riding
CatUL Rabbi in South
4 TOTAL OF 33 Jewish families is the largest of the five tiny
Jewish settlements in North Carolina served bv a rabbi
iunetitST hiS Car 50'00 milCS a >ear t0 Perfrm his'rabbinica
Rabbi Reuben Kesner. who says he believes he is the only
ctrru.t riding rabbi in the United State., has his headquarters in
nitevihe, N.C. He implements the Circuit Ridng Rabbi Project
'n,,1HFd 1. i?4 b>' ,he Nnh C3r0l",a A*itOB of Jewish Men.
Mb ALSO serves Jewish families in Lumberton. which is 31
mi es from Whiteville; Myrtle Beach 60 miles south; Wallace 68
miles away: and three families in Jacksonville.
Rabbi Kesner told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, in a mail
interview, that Wallace, which has ten Jewish families, is the only
settlement among the five without a synagogue building.
The 49-year-old bachelor rabbi said the 33 Jewish families of
Myrtle Beach, made up mostly of retired senior citizens, were his
most active congregation, full of ideas and energy which he re-
ported keep him -puffing" his way through his weekly visit.
BORN IN Worcester. Mass., and ordained at Tifereth Israel
Rabbinical Seminary of America in Brooklyn. Rabbi Kesner re-
ported that the rabbinate had been the "logical result" of his
youthful activities and young adult education, starting as a teen-
age cantor at a Worcester synagogue.
He said the late Rabbi Morris Adler, of Detroit, urged hinv
to enter the rabbinate while he was studying at Wayne Uni-
versity for a social work degree.
Rabbi Adler arranged for the young student to conduct serv-
ices in the small towns around Detroit and subsequently, he
reported, he "welcomed the opportunity in 1964 to join the circuit-
riding rabbi project."
He declared that he had ilo been a synagogue educator,
administrator and youth director in Ohio and New York before
accepting the circuit offer.
THE AUTOMOBILE appears to have an indispensable role
in the maintenance of Jewish life in Rabbi Kesner's dispersed
congregations, apart from his own use of a car. The eight Jewish
es who built a synagog u n V le are joined in Jewish
pi (rams bj five familits Hi ng within a radius of 25 miles of
One of 'he major event* is a once-a-month social gathering
ior which the five families drive to Wh lei II
Temple Beth El ;n I.umberton has a membership cf 27 families,
six f: :-i outlying areas The synagogu la the pride of the Jewish
community, particularly after a social h led to "ac-
commodate the hustle and bustle" of Jewish life in the tiny
metropolis, he said.
THE TEMPLE Beth E! sisttrhood runs rummage sales and
businessmen's luncheons and children's parties on ail of the holi-
days Si*terhood members are responsible for a weekly Oneg
Shabbat. Temple members hold their own High Holy Day serv-
ices, as do the Myrtle Beach Jews.
Jews in the other small communities drive to whichever serv-
ices are most convenient.
In Wallace. Rabbi Kesner holds services in the homes of
the ten Jewish families, since thre is no synagogue. Wallace
Jews rent the American Legion Hall for their seders and Hadassah
and Israel programs, he reported.
WHEN ONE congregation has planned a special program
which would be beneficial for all of the Jewish children in the
Circuit area. uch as a children's model seder. Kabbi Kesner loads
up nis car with as many children as it can safely hold and drives
them to the site of the model seder. Some parentl also provide
car transportation to children for such events, he declared.
HE REPORTED that when a Bar or Bat Mitxvah takes
place 'elm '-* the entire circuit rejoices together." and most of
the circuit Jews "turn out for a Bris and a Pidyan Haben and
weddings and confirmations and funerals and unveilings."
He said he was the sole teacher for a'l the Jewish childreiv
from first grade to high school graduation age. He meets with each
child individually once a week A couple of communities have
parents who have volunteered to conduct additional Jewish studis
Classes on Sundays, but these have not been too successful, he
Page 11 k^isl tkurriitr Friday. May 2. 1975
low Things Keep Getting Better for One Film Mogul All the Time
[ E TALKKU with Zev Braun. the 46-yeaid film
producer from Chicago, son of philanthropist
I Hraun. a graduate from Marqaette and Roose-
V I niversities -who majored in classical arts before
fenng the family glass manufacturing plant of W.
f"un. founded by his grandfather in the late 18th
''' was In Beverly Hills for a few days where he
1 >n from Rome where he u completing a couple
[Motion pictures. He was on his way to Tel Aviv
setting up production on a multi-million
w period Western starring no other than John
>n' who worships the soil of Israel ever since he
*'" 'st A Giant Shadow"
SINCE W| saw Zev Braun in December. 1973.
'n he previewed in Hollywood "The Pedestrian." a
e he produced jointly with Maximilian Schell. he
had completed three English-language features a''
in conjunction with Carlo Pomi. Tl re was first. "Gun
Moll." starring Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni.
ted in the Rome studios by Georgio Capitani.
Then came. "A Man Called Onion." a come h
Western, with Franco Nero, Martin Balsam and
ling Hayden. guided by En/o Ca.tellari in Italy and on
locations in Spain Going into the editing-stage now U
'The Baby Sitter." with French director Rene Clement:
and Maria Schneider. Robnrt Vaughn. Vic Morrow, and
a nice Jewish girl from Chicago with the unlikely name
of Sidne Rome, in leading roles.
INTERESTED IN the cinema since childhood. Zev
gambled with his first picture some 12 years ago when
producing an off beat allegory "Goldstein." a modern
variation of a Biblical theme by Martin Buber.
charactc "Second
" Improvisational acting ompany with Lou Gilbert
in tn title role and Aver) Scnretber and Jack Hums
ir. the e I fv'a own surprise.
t'.dstein" was a di i Bertolucci'i "Before the
i ution" at the Cannes Film Festival selections.
Bitten by he movie bug. Zev no longer was happy
h his business Chicago. He went to New
York where he made a Western spoof

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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May 2, i97
"If we have learned
one thing from our past
it is that to live through
dramatic events is not
enough; one has to share
them and transform them
into acts of conscience."
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