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Britain Severs Ties With Uganda
By MAURICE SAMUELSON
LONDON (JTA) The
prevarication, evasions and
harassment by the Ugandan
authorities in connection with the
disappearance and probable.
murder of Mrs. Dora Bloch, the
missing Air France hijack
hostage, precipitated Britain's
first diplomatic break with a
The severance of diplomatic re-
lations with the Ugandan
government of President Idi
Amin was announced to the
House of Commons July 28 by
Foreign Secretary Anthony
Reviewing the events sur-
rounding the apparent murder of
the 75-year-old widow, who held
dual British and Israeli citizen-
ship, Crosland declared that
House Acts on
By JOSEPH POLAKOFF
WASHINGTON (JTA) Another strong
measure has advanced in Congress to counter the Arab
economic boycott against Israel and discrimination
against American Jews and companies doing business
The House, by a voice vote,
and without dissent, adopted an
amendment last week to the
International Banking Act that
requires foreign banks, in their
operations in the United States,
to adhere to national and state
civil rights laws in the same
manner as American banks. They
will not be permitted to do busi-
ness in the U.S. unless they agree
to comply with these laws. The
amendment has gone to the
Senate for approval.
The Jewish Telegraphic
Agency was informed by the
House Subcommittee on
Financial Institutions led by
Rep. Fernand St. Germain (D.,
R.I.) that about 50 foreign banks
operate in more than one state,
and approximately the same
number within one state. Under
the amendment, all would be
covered by federal and state laws
that bar discrimination on
grounds of race, religion or sex.
THE AUTHOR OF the
amendment aimed at stopping
Arab boycott-related discrim-
ination is Rep. James J.
Blanchard (D., Mich.), a first-
term Congressman who declared,
"The boycott has involved re-
ligious discrimination against
persons of the Jewish faith."
, That kind of discrimination "has
no place in the United States," he
Blanchard noted that James
Smith, U.S. Comptroller of the
Currency, last year notified all
banks in the nation that some
might have been offered loans by
foreign investors on the condition
that "no member of the Jewish
faith sit on the bank's board of
directors or control any sig-
nificant amount of stock."
Smith's letter warned against co-
operating with such offers.
Blanchard also cited the
testimony of a Commerce
Department lawyer that some
American firms have reported
receiving requests to engage in
religious discrimination in con-
nection with the boycott and he
mentioned the refusal of former
Secretary of Commerce Rogers
Morton to deliver to Congress
information on compliance by
U.S. firms with the Arab boycott.
The purpose of his amendment,
Blanchard said, is "to clarify the
views of Congress on dis-
crimination, for all of those both
in this country and abroad who
are uncertain about our in-
tentions." Enforcement of his
amendment would be put in the
hands of bank regulatory
agencies such as the Federal
Earlier last week the Senate
adopted a provision in its Tax
Reform Act that would bar a tax
benefit to American concerns
that boycott Israel and business
executives would face up to a
year in jail if they failed to report
any earnings in any country that
requires participation in a
boycott. These provisions were
adopted 86-1 and are now in the
House for its consideration.
"The events of recent weeks have
again demonstrated that it is not
possible for our High Com
mission effectively to discharge
its normal duties" in Uganda.
He said the High Commission
had made repeated inquiries as to
the whereabouts of Mrs. Bloch,
who was last seen in a Kampala
hospital a day after Israeli com-
mandos rescued more than 100
hijack hostages held by pro-
Israel Ambassador to the U.S.
Simcha Dinitz will address the
guests at the commander's
banquet, Saturday evening, Aug.
21, which culminates the week-
long 81st annual national con-
vention of the Jewish War
Veterans of the U.S.A.
JWV national commander
Judge Paul Ribner of
Philadelphia said Dinitz heads a
list of prominent guests who are
attending the convention, which
began on Aug. 15. They include
Treasury Secretary William E.
Simon, U.S. Army Chief of Staff
Gen. Fred C. Weyand, and
Milton E. Mutler, Special As-
sistant to the President for Bi-
Prior to the general sessions, at
which 1,500 delegates were ex-
pected, the JWV policy com-
mittee and national executive
committee were to convene.
El Fatah Threats
TEL AVIV (JTA) More
Lebanese workers came into
Israel this week despite threats
from El Fatah terrorists. One of
the workers said armed Palestine
Liberation Organization agents
came into his village and
threatened to lull all of the in-
habitants if they continue to go
to work in Israel.
In response, all of the Maronite
Christians in the village armed
themselves and guarded the
village through the night. All of
the 17 workers who came to
Israel Monday work at the
Dubek Cigarette Company's
sorting plant, which is expected
to employ about 40 Lebanese vil-
lagers, while another 150 will
work for the Jewish National
Palestinian terrorists at Entebbe
Airport. "They all got nowhere
without Uganda's cooperation
and there is no sign that this is
forthcoming," Crosland said.
Crosland expressed hope that
the break would be only tem-
porary. The move, however, is
overwhelmingly supported in
Parliament and among the
Continued on Page 2
JWV Auxiliaries Hold Convention
The Jewish War Veterans De-
partment of Florida-Ladies
Auxiliary is hostessing the or-
ganization's 49th annual national
convention, which began on Aug.
15. It will continue through Aug.
22 at the Diplomat Hotel in
Ceil Zucker, immediate past
president of the Department of
Florida-Ladies Auxiliary, is local
coordinator and, with her com-
mittee, is in charge of the hos-
pitality room for all delegates and
Mrs. Lillian Schoen, past pres-
ident of the Department, is at-
tending the convention and
serving on the hospitality
Belle Swartz, president of the
hostess area, will be one of the
hostesses today at a tea at which
Congressman Bill Lehman is
The Department is sponsoring
two candidates for national
office: Malvina V. Freeman of
Hollywood, a past national
president, as judge advocate, and
Irene Cooperman of Miami
Beach, a past department pres-
ident, as conductress.
Ex-Nazis on Trial For
Murdering Polish Jews
BONN (JTA) Six for-
mer Gestapo members went on
trial in Hannover Aug. 3 on
charges of being accomplices of
the murder of 2,481 Polish Jews.
The murders took place at the
end of 1942 in the city of Bilgoraj
The city's Jews were told they
were going to be "resettled" in
the Soviet Union, but instead
were "brutally herded together"
and taken to the Belzec con-
centration camp. The prosecutor
said that many of the Jews were
killed before they reached iae
Three of the accused are also
charged with ordering mass
executions in 1942 and 1943
intended as revenge for attacks
by Polish partisans and the
killing of Jews unfit for work.
One of the three, Friedrich
Keller, is alleged to actually have
carried out the murders.
Gush Emunim fressuring
For Settlement Permit
TEL AVIV (JTA) The
Gush Emunim attempt to get to
Jericho on Aug. 2 appears not to
have been an actual attempt at
establishing an illegal settlement
but a means of putting pressure
on the ministerial committee for
settlement to approve a Jewish
settlement near Jericho.
This was the demand of some
30 followers of Gush Emunim
who demonstrated near the
Prime Minister's Office as the
committee headed by Minister-
Without-Portfolio Israel Galili
was meeting. Religious Affairs
Special WZO Report
Zionism in Action: Yordim Go Home
By YITZHAK SHARK II.
TEL AVIV (JTA) About
7,000 of the estimated 300,000
Israelis living abroad are expected
to return to Israel this year with the
help of the World Zionist
Organization. This was estimated in
a 16-page report by a special WZO
unit dealing with returning Israelis.,
The unit is headed by Eli Paz, who
is also the advisor to Yosef Almogi,
chairman of the WZO Executive.
The report, which was discussed
by the WZO Executive Aug. 2,
noted that the proportions of
returning Israelis among all Jews
settling in Israel has been going up.
Yordim accounted for 26.6 percent
in 1973 and reached nearly 46*
percent last year. The returning
Israeli is likely to be in his thirties,
with a better-than-average
education and a professional in the
fields of engineering, science or the
liberal arts. ^
The report estimated that ou
Continued on Page 8
Minister Yitzhak Rafael prom-
ised the demonstrators he would
ask the committee to approve a
settlement near Jericho. Later,
Galili said the matter would be
discussed at the committee's
A drive to Jericho by some 200
supporters of Gush Emunim was
stopped when the army put up
roadblocks, forcing the ultra-
nationalist group to try to make
it on donkey and camel paths.
One truckload of 60 Gush fol-
lowers did get near Jericho and
tried to put up some tents. But
the soldiers dismantled the tents
and all the militants agreed to re-
turn to Jerusalem.
Israeli Sixth in
MONTREAL (JTA) -
Esther Roth, Israel's top entry in
the 1976 Olympics, finished sixth
in the women's 100-meterhurdles
but set a new Israeli record of
13.04 seconds. This beat her
semi-finals time of 13.06 seconds,
which had bettered her previous
record of 13.09 seconds. Ms.
Roth, 24, was the only member of
the 1972 Israeli Olympics team,
11 of whose members were mas-
sacred by Arab terrorists in
Munich, on the current Israeli
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, Auguat 20,1976
Jewish Chapel OK'd at West Point
Hadassah Members Attend Confab
Springs; and Mrs. George
Secretary of the Army Martin'
R. Hoffman formally presented a
right-of-entry document and a
license authorizing the con-
struction of a Jewish chapel at
West Point, N.Y., by the West
Point Jewish Chapel Fund.
Witnessing the historic event
was a distinguished group ol
Academy alumni, military of-
ficers and leaders of mnjor Jewish
organizations, including Judge
Paul Ribner of Philadelphia,
National Commander of the Jew-
ish War Veterans of the U.S.A.
The chapel, which will be the
first Jewish house of worship in
the Military Academy's 174-year
history, also will serve as a center
in which cadets and visitors can
learn about Jewish contributions
to America's defense in every war
Continued from Page 1
public. Amin's claim that Mrs.
Bloch had been returned to the
airport before the rescue occurred
and therefore was the respon-
sibility of the Israelis was seen
here as patently false inasmuch
as an official of the High Com-
mission visited her at Mulago
Hospital on July 4, a day after
The subsequent expulsion of
that official and of Acting High
Commissioner James Horrocks
from Uganda and the harass-
ment of his replacement con-
stituted a series of provocations
that led to the breach. The breach
means that Britain has given up
any hope of ascertaining the fate
of Mrs. Bloch from the Amin
regime. France has agreed to look
after British interests in Kam-
The government had delayed
that step out of concern for the
safety of the 500 British subjects
resident in Uganda at the time of
the hijacking. There weie still
some 200 Britons in Uganda and,
for their sake, Crosland called for
"some restraint in language." He
tressed that "We have no
quarrel with the people of
Uganda and we look forward to
the time when it may be possible
to renew our relationship."
Creek Is Growing
Rossmoor Coconut Creek, the
adults-only community being de-
veloped by Rossmoor Corp. on a
600-acre site between Pompano
Beach and Margate, continues at
a steady rate with sales in excess
of $21 million and construction in
its fifth stage.
Construction at Rossmoor
Coconut Creek, located a half-
mile west of the Florida Turnpike
Exit 24, began in 1973 with the
304 condominium apartments of
Rossmoor's prices range from
$21,900 to $45,500, and six dif-
ferent condominium floor plans
are available. There is no recrea-
tion or land lease, and all deposits
are placed in escrow to bear in-
terest to the purchaser at the
existing passbook rate.
A total-environment com-
munity, Rossmoor has a $2.5
million clubhouse and recrea-
tional center, 18-hole golf course,
tennis courts, three swimming
pools, cycling and jogging paths,
a health services center, com-
system and many other features
Rossmoor Coconut Creek
eventually will have 24 villages
with a Caribbean theme and an
overall population of ap-
proximately 10,000. Residents
must be at least 21 and one
resident member of each house-
hold must be at least 45.
fought by the United States.
DESIGNED BY Max Abram-
ovitz, the facility will be located
at a focal point on Academy
grounds, midway between the
Protestant and the Catholic
chapels, overlooking the parade
grounds and the Hudson River.
Its stonework and architecture
will be the color and character of
that used in the Cadet chapel and
other Academy buildings.
The Jewish chapel will include
classrooms, a library, a gallery-
museum and a seminar room in
addition to the sanctuary and
rabbi's quarters. The library and
the gallery-museum will house
books, manuscripts and other
items noting military services of
Jewish alumni and non-alumni.
Among them was Simon Levy,
one of two men commissioned
second lieutenants in the
Academy's first graduating class
in October, 1802.
The construction of a West
Point Jewish chapel has been dis-
cussed by Jewish alumni of the
Academy for nearly two decades.
In mid-1975 an ad hoc committee
headed by Herbert M. Ames of
Wilmington, Del., was formed to
organize a campaign. Sub-
sequently a National Advisory
Committee for the West Point
Jewish Chapel Fund came into
existence. Besides Judge Ribner,
its participants include Senators
Jacob K. Javits, Abraham Ribi-
coff and Barry Goldwater.
"The Jewish War Veterans
anticipate playing a major role in
bringing about the construction
of the chapel building," Judge
Ribner said. "We feel this is one
of the most important projects
involving the military.''
High Holy Days Seats
Available at Margate JC
Tickets for High Holy Days
services at Margate Jewish
Center are available from the
seating committee, which meets
on Tuesdays and Thursdays,
from 7 to 9 p.m., to assist mem-
bers and non-members in
securing seats. For further in-
formation, contact Moe Leven-
son. 971-1679, or Henry Pier, 721-
Several members of the West
Broward Chapter of Hadassah
attended the 62nd national con-
vention in Washington from
Aug. 15 to 18. They are Mrs.
Pearl Goldberg, chapter pres-
ident; Mrs. Harry Krimsky,
chapter vice president of educa-
tion; Mrs. Nathan Bodner, chap-
ter Zionist chairman; Mrs. Harry
Corn; president, Blyma Group of
Margate; Mrs. Harvey Ehrlich,
president. Herzl Group of Ber-
muda Club; Mrs. Joseph Baker,
president, Orly Group of Holiday
BB Margate Women
Margate Chapter No. 1524 has
received two B'nai B'rith Awards
of Distinction in recognition of its
contributions to the or-
ganization's growth. The chapter
has nearly tripled its membership
in a year from a handful to
almost 200 members.
The chapter, under its Com-
munity Volunteer Service Pro-
gram, made a contribution to the
D'Maria children and their family
whose mother, brother, sister and
grandfather died in a fire.
Sflman, president, Rayus Group
The delegates attended many
sessions at the Washington
Hilton and participated in a ban-
quet at which the Henrietta Siold
Award was presented to Sir
Harold Wilson, former Prune
Minister of Great Britain.
The Reconstructionist Syna-
gogue plans a picnic for members
on Sunday, Aug. 22, from 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m. at Holiday Park in Fort
Lauderdale. Picnickers must
bring their own food and snacks,
and the synagogue will arrange
all the activities for adults and
children. There is no charge and
reservations are not required.
On Saturday, Aug. 28, at 8
p.m. the synagogue will present
Barbra Streisand and George
Segal in the film "The Owl and
the Pussycat." Tickets for the
special screening are 99 cents
each and are available from
Leona Levey, 791-6839. Nosherei
will be available. Bring your
friends and enjoy the show.
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community. In this respect, we are accountable to the community and to each of its
members for the performance of our responsibi I ities in a manner consistent with its
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the alternatives, prices and assistance we make available, if the need should arise.
The explanation of our policies and services as listed below is one of the ways
we are trying to fulfill our responsibility to the community.
We're trying to help provide a way for families to compare
We quote our prices over the phone, without obligation.
We explain every funeral arrangement and itemize the charges for each.
We give counsel on funeral pre-arrangement without charge.
We're trying to help make funeral arrangements less
We provide a listing of all available funeral arrangements itemized by price.
We display caskets in all price ranges, with each price clearly indicated.
We offer need-oriented counseling, answer all questions fully and assure each
family the time and privacy they require to reach a decision.
We do everything possible to see to the comfort and well-being
of each family.
We maintain our own spacious, comfortable facilities convenient to all
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We try to be genuinely helpful, attentive to the needs and wishes of each
family in the spirit of Jewish tradition. In that tradition, we serve every family.regard-
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We provide the expert services of the largest Jewish staff in South Florida.
We are available to families for assistance in every possible way after
We provide accommodations of special importance to Jewish
We make available considerate,prompt and economical service in New York
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We arrange burial in Israel within 24 hours.
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New Prayer Book, Program at Emanu-El
Temple Emanu-El is intro-
ducing the New Union Prayer
Book, "Gates of Prayer," at Sab-
bath eve services. Published by
the Central Conference of Amer-
ican Rabbis, it is the Reform
movement's first new prayer
book in 36 years.
Rabbi Joel S. Goor, spiritual
leader, who will lead the congre-
gation through the ten new ser-
vices that range from Hasidic to
Reconstructionist, observed that
"the new prayer book offers us
the opportunity to revitalize our
worship. If we use it properly, it
can be truly beautiful and in-
Friday evening services begin
at 8:16. The public is invited and
anyone interested in membership
should contact Rabbi Goor or
Morris Watkins, executive direc-
tor, at the temple office, 731-
newly appointed principal of
Temple Emanu-El, has visited
numerous Jewish educators in
New Jersey, where she is direct-
ing a summer day camp, and has
met frequently with Rabbi Goor
to establish a valid and attain-
able goal for Jewish education.
The Religious School opens on
Sunday morning, Sept. 12, and
the Hebrew school and the high
school department begin on
Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 14. The
Plantation Branch Hebrew class
opens on Wednesday afternoon,
Sept. 15. Bar/ Bat Mitzvah
instruction is in progress. For in-
formation about the school, call
A PROSPECTIVE member
ship brunch will be held at the
temple on Sunday, Aug. 29,
starting at 10:30 a.m. The event
is open to all who are interested
in learning more about the
temple. Reservations can be
made through the temple office.
m The formation of a new group,
"Young Family Associates," has
begun and dues will be geared to
meet the needs of adults under
35. Further information is avail-
able at the temple office.
Emanu-El Plans High Services
Reservations for High Holy
Days services are being accepted
at Temple Emanu-El by Morris
Watkins at the temple office,
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m. This year the temple
plans two separate services.
Main Services for membership.
^I**km PM">e. will be a
Reform service conducted by
Rabbi Joel S. Goor and Cantor
Jerome Klement. The dates are:
Sholom Sisterhood September Plans
September will be a busy
month for the Sisterhood of
Temple Sholom in Pompano
Beach. Bake sales are scheduled
for Sept. 8 and 28, and a tea is
planned for new and prospective
members on Tuesday, Sept. 14,
at the home of Mrs. Marvin
Stone. If you are a newcomer and
have not received an invitation,
please call chairperson Mrs.
Harold Kartiganer at 782-6084.
Mrs. Morton Levin, President
of the Florida Branch, Women's
League for Conservative Juda-
ism, wiU address the regional
meeting at Temple Sholom on
Thursday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m.
Mrs. Irvin L. Freeman, Sister-
hood president, says there will be
a regular monthly luncheon
meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in
the temple social hall.
Before leaving for a vacation in
Canada, Mrs. Harry Gilbert
formulated plans with her com-
mittee for the Sisterhood's dinner
dance scheduled for Saturday,
Nov. 13, in the temple social hall.
Tickets are available from Mrs.
Harry WUliams, 971-1767.
Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sept. 24,
and morning services, Sept. 25.
Yom Kippur services will be on
Oct. 3 and 4.
The community services wiU be
held in the temple sanctuary and
conducted by Rabbi Henry L.
Schwartz and Cantor Philip
Baum. Seats are available for a
25-per person donation. The
traditional services will be held
on Rosh Hashanah, Sept. 24, 25
and 26, and on Yom Kippur, Oct.
3 and 4. Those who wish to at-
tend community services are
urged to make reservations at the
temple office as soon as possible
since seating capacity is limited
Both services are under the
personal direction of Rabbi Goor.
Holiday Services at Beth Israel
Temple Beth Israel has tickets
available for the High Holiday
Services Friday evening, Sept.
24, at Temple Beth Israel for
members in good standing,
services to be conducted by
Rabbi Phillip A. Labowitz and
Sirota Is Guest
Civic and communal leader
Hyman Sirota is to be the guest
speaker this evening at 8 o'clock
services at Tamarac Jewish Cen-
ter. Public-relations repre-
sentative for Menorah Chapels
and a board member of the
Tamarac Jewish Center, Sirota
will discuss "Intermarriage and
Assimilation and Its Effects on
Former residents of New
Jersey, Sirota and his wife,
Sophie, live in Sunrise Lakes,
where he has served as president
of the Unit Owners Association,
which in 1974 and 1975 honored
him with citations from Israel
Bonds and the United Jewish
Appeal. He is also a member of
the state executive committee of
Cantor Maurice A. Neu; Inver-
rary Country Club, led by Cantor
David Golinkin; and Camelot
Hall, led by Rabbi Emanuel
Schenk and Cantor Sol Schwartz.
Youth services will be held at
Aragon HaU, led by Harry
Silverman, director of the United
Ronald Mishkin, president of
the congregation, and Martin
Lipnack, membership vice
president, are accepting ap-
plications for membership in
Conservative Temple Beth Israel.
It offers a comprehensive pro-
gram of activities encompassing
religious services, Sisterhood and
Men's Club, United Synagogue
Youth group, religious school and
other social and educational
The religious school, offering
study from kindergarten through
post-Confirmation, is under the
supervision of Mrs. Miriam Sch-
merler. Registration is being
held, and early registration will
insure each child's placement in
the class of choice.
For further information about
the temple, call 735-4040. Irving
Jacobson is administrative
Max Cohn has been named
general chairman of the Charter
Night program for the New Ki-
wanis Club of Sunrise.
He holds officer or board
status in various inter- and intra-
community and religious
Charter Night will be cele-
brated on Saturday, Aug. 28, at 7
p.m. at the Sunrise Country
Club. Tickets for the dinner
dance are available at 89 each
through the Roarke Recreation
Center, 1720 NW 60th Ave.,
Temple Sholom Summer Ends
As the summer vacation sea-
son draws to a close Rabbi Morris
A. Skop and Cantor Jacob J.
Renzer will officiate at the Friday
night Oneg Shabbat and Sabbath
morning services, beginning this
weekend. A complete program of
activities and services, including
an extensive adult education
program, United Synagogue
Youth, Mr. and Mrs. Club and
Sisterhood functions, is planned.
The newly formed Men's Club
has scheduled its opening
meeting for Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. as
man's night out, featuring a
cocktail hour and entertainment
by a weU-known comic.
High Holy Days seats are
being sold at the temple office
and the "Book of Life," which
lists the names of "*"' ''united
or \r for
printing. Details can be obtained
at the temple office, 942-6410.
Cantor Sooking Position
For tho High Holidays
Tenor Voice. Well known
for his Nusef Ha Tefilah.
HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICES
132 SE 11 th Avenue, Pompano Beach, Fla.
RABBI MORRIS A. SKOP CANTOR JACOB J. RENZER and CHOIR
ROSH HASHANAH KOL NIDRAY
Fri. Sept. 24 7:00 p.m. Sun. Oct. 3 7:00 p.m.
So.. Sept 25 9:00 a. m. YOM KIPPUR DAY
Sun. Sept 26 9:00a.m. AAon. Oct. 4 9:00a.m.
RESERVATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED AY THE TEMPLE OFFICE
RELIGIOUS SCHOOL REGISTRATION
Aug. 30th and 3l$t lOto 12
Sept. 1 st and 2nd 1 to 3
Primary thru Confirmation
FULLY QUALIFIED TEACHERS
By Roz fleminq
Edna and Bernie Cohen and
their kida, Carol and Kennie,
back from a great vacation up
North thev were there when
the Tall Ships went floating by
i(they were lucky enough to have
friends with a harbor view) .
Edna said she has never seen
anything as beautiful or exciting
as those long ships and all
the thousands of smaller boats
there to follow them
Hudson! They visited
tourist attractions .
Statue of Liberty .
Empire State Building .
up the tall Merchandise
visited all the family .
and got home just before the hur-
ricane hit! Perfect end to a per-
Happy Birthday to Randy
Schopp, Sweet Sixteen. .Mark
Weiss and Cookie Halpert (they
both have a little time left till
they hit that landmark!). .
Happy 11th Anniversary to
Arlyne and Marty Krupp, who
recently had a celebration.
Want to welcome the Marcus
family, Helene and Moe, who are
visiting us from the Chicago area
. they could not believe Dis-
ney World who ever said
(they want to know) it was for
children! They think that Disney
World (like Love, I guess) is
wasted on the young who
get tired too easily and don't
appreciate what it took in the
way of imagination and effort to
create this fairyland and
NCJW Unit Plans Tea
The National Council of Jewish
Yomen, Plantation unit, plans a
membership tea on Tuesday,
Aug. 24, at 1:30 p.m. at 13
Madrid Lane in Davie. RSVP,
-hey recommend it to all "old-
rtere" who are young in heart!
Matter of fact, they're planning
to come back again next year
. just to see Disney World
(and Moe is determined to ride
the Big Waves in the new Water
area) also coming back to
visit their grandchildren, Liza
and Daniel Lazar.
Did you enjoy "Aunt Ida's
Stuffed Cabbage"???? Well,
here's one from Tante Tessie that
you should enjoy too:
1 lb. plate brisket
3 tbapa brown sugar (or more)
1 lb. bulk sauerkraut
1 no. 2 /> can tomatoes
Cover meat with water and
cook uncovered in a large sauce-
pan for 1 hour. Skim. Add sauer-
kraut, tomatoes and sugar. Sim-
mer uncovered for 2 hours. Serve
with roast chiken. Serves 6.
So. .Nu?. .Where is your
recipe???? Didn't you have a
O.K. So this is a very short col-
umn ... so I'm busy painting
the house and you know what
that's like But I'll have lots
to tell you next time, so read on
. and write on: Roz Fleming,
HO Oleander Dr., Plantation, Fl
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Port LauderdaU
Friday, August 20,1976
Too Many Untruths,
There is reason enough for speculating about
precipitous American intentions in the Middle East.
The most recent is President Ford's praise of the
Palestine Liberation Organization's cooperation in
getting Americans safely out of Lebanon.
What that has led to is the obvious ad-
ministration need to acknowledge that it had been
dealing with the PLO to assure the safe evacuation
this, in clear violation of the understanding that there
would be no such dealings unless the Palestine
Liberation Organization publicly declared itself to
believe that Israel has a right to exist as a free and
independent nation in the Middle East.
The point is that there are simply too many
conflicting statements emerging out of official
Washington on this issue. To put it more crudely,
there are too many lies.
An Explanation Needed
There is a sort of schizophrenia in Mexican
politics these days and also an equivalent
schizophrenia in American Jewish attitudes toward
On the one hand, the Mexicans are deeply
disturbed by American Jewish movements to boycott
Mexico as a place to visit because, from time to time,
the Mexicans vote in the United Nations to lambaste
Israel for one reason or another: the most recent, the
"violation" of Uganda's national integrity by Israel's
raid at Entebbe.
American Jews reason, and rightly, that if
Mexico votes to censure Israel, then how about an
equivalent Mexican move to censure Palestinian
terrorism in the skies?
The point here is that Mexico joined the Arab-
Third World-Soviet bloc in the vote against Israel at
the United Nations only weeks after the hatchet had
been buried between Israel and Mexico over Mexico's
previous UN vote the vote equating Zionism with
Where does the schizophrenia on our part come
in? Well, not all American Jews have been motivated
to join tourist boycotts, either in response to the first
flap or now. And to make the matter all the more
confusing, the Israelis themselves do not seem too
concerned about it.
A report last week in the semi-official daily El
Nacional declares that Israeli and Mexican diplomats
"shook hands" after the Mexican Foreign Ministry
explained Mexico's most recent Entebbe vote at the
We wish someone would also please explain all
this to us.
Freedom for Soviet Jews
NEW YORK (JTA) A wheelbarrow loaded with petitions
signed by 100,000 Americans urging freedom for Soviet Jews was
rolled to the front door of the Soviet Mission to the United Nations
July 29 in a demonstration protesting the USSR's failure to adhere to
the principles of the Helsinki agreement. The Helsinki Accord, signed
by 35 nations a year ago, committed the signators to strive to achieve
a "freer flow of people and ideas" across national boundaries.
The petition, addressed to Soviet Communist Party Secretary
Leonid I. Brezhnev, calls for freeing all Jewish Prisoners of Conscience
incarcerated in labor camps and prisons for their desire to leave for
Israel; forbidding all existing forms of persecution of Jews, who have
expressed the wish to be united with their families and their own
people; and allowing the "refuseniks" to leave the Soviet Union
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Equality, Yes; Quotas, No
Friday, August 20,1976
21 AB R786
By ROBERTE SEGAL
These are stormy days for the
folks who want to see job and
educational discrimination ended
without the imposition of dat ole
debbil, the quota system.
Sen. James L. Buckley (R.,
N.Y.) recently introduced a bill to
prohibit federal government im-
position of job quotas in re-
quiring unions, universities, and
business to achieve job equality
for women (a majority group) and
members of minority groups.
In the same season, Dr.
Nathan Glazer, professor of
education and social structure at
Harvard, has blasted away at
certain governmental efforts for
achieving equality of opportunity
by bringing forth an important
book with the easy-to-forget title
of "Affirmative Discrimination:
Ethnic Inequality and Public
BUCKLEY HAS armed him-
self with a dossier of hundreds of
complaints about quotas sent to
him from all over the country. He
still boasts of his support of the
Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964
(and undoubtedly agrees with
Lyndon Johnson's sage comment
of that era: "Until we overcome
unequal history, we cannot over-
come unequal opportunity."!.
The New York Senator doesn't
blame Congress for the heartache
and squabbling over Affirmative
Action, Preferential Treatment,
Outright Quotas and all other ef-
forts to compensate for Amer-
ica's past bad record of dis-
crimination. He scores Washing-
Prof. Glazer, whose achieve-
ments include co-authorship with
Daniel Patrick Moynihan of the
highly-valued textbook, "Beyond
the Melting Pot," also scolds
federal functionaries for panting
after "statistical parity" in the
effort to slice discriminatory
PROPERLY respected for his
efforts to secure the civil rights of
all Americans, he now shares the
dismay of civil service employes,
educators, hard hats, and
numerous others who claim they
are trampled by directives from
Washington. Ironically, a part of
his reward consists of being
idolized by intellectuals on the
Much of the trouble began with
slavery, was aggravated by
xenophobia (especially in the era
of the inflow of millions of
Eastern Europeans), and is now
further compounded by jobless-
ness during the recession.
Always expecting more from
the economy, tempted into ex-
travagance by television com-
mercials, and irate over "forced
school busing" alongside the pro-
THE REAGAN forces, con-
centrating on the nomination,
have not spelled out their
positions on matters of high Jew-
ish interest. A group led by Peter
Hannaford of Los Angeles is re-
ported preparing them. However,
expressions by Regan and his
running mate, Pennsylvania
Senator Richard Schweiker,
would indicate their firm backing
for Israel and emigration rights
for Soviet Jews and others.
Reagan, who four years ago re-
ceived an Israeli award from the
then Foreign Minister Abba
Eban, challenged the Ad-
ministration's position on Israel
on March 31, saying it was insuf-
ficient for our ally Israel. He also
affirmed in an interview in the
Los Angeles Times that he
favored providing Israel what she
rquires for her security.
Schweiker's voting record, as
JTA has already reported, es-
tablishes him as a stalwart sup-
porter of issues of deep concern to
the American Jewish community,
namely, on foreign policy mat-
ters, including the Arab boycott.
Ford's own position on the "Jew-
ish issues" is on the public record
he has established over his pant
two years in the White House.
This includes his advocacy of a
record amount of financial aid to
Israel more than $4 billion
over 27 months ending in Sep-
tember of next year.
A forecast of what will appear
in the Republican platform about
Jewish issues was indicated by
the New York State Republican
Chairman, Richard M. Rosen-
baum, who is seeking planks
"supporting Israel's security,
strength and integrity" and "free
emigration for Soviet Jewry."
Rosenbaum said in a recent
press statement that he has re-
ceived the support of the 24-
member Northeastern U.S.
Republican State Chairmen's As-
sociation, which he heads, and
that he recently discussed the
proposals with Ford and top Re-
publican and Presidential aides
at the White House. According to
Rosenbaum's statement, his pro-
posals would have a Republican
Administration "continue to
work for progress toward a
permanent peace settlement" in
the Middle East.
"THE U.S.," his statement
says, "should strive for an end to
economic boycotts, the free pas-
sage of the ships of all nations
through the international water-
ways of the area, and, in ac-
cordance with United Nations
Security Council Resolution 338,
the terms of a peace settlement
should ultimately be negotiated
directly between the parties in-
volved in the conflict." He also
urges "appropriate military
equipment" for Israel to main-
tain the power balance and
economic assistance to "relieve
its economy overburdened with
The Rosenbaum proposals also
would "provide economic and de-
velopment assistance to such
moderate states as Egypt to aid
in their social and economic de-
velopment and develop stronger
trade ties." They "recognize the
responsibility of the world com-
munity for a just solution to the
problems of Palestinian
refugees" to be resolved within
the "context of an overall Middle
East settlement while continuing
the current policy of not dealing
with any Palestinian group
unless it accepts both Israel's
right to exist and UN Security
Council Resolutions 242 and
His proposals support "a
united status for Jerusalem and
free access to all holy places
which now is provided to all
faiths." He does not call for
moving the American Embassy
from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Ford
set aside that idea in his first
news conference as Chief Execu-
tive, and Presidential news sec-
retary Ron Nessen reiterated that
position several weeks ago.
matters, the Rosenbaum
proposals urge the Soviet
government to "immediately
cease the coercion, intimidation,
arrest and trial of Soviet Jews
who seek to emigrate to Israel in
accordance with the Helsinki
Jewish Groups Support
Sabbath Observer Case
NEW YORK (JTA) Jew-
ish organizations, representing
almost the entire gamut of Amer-
ican Jewish life, have filed
friends-of-the-court briefs with
the United States Supreme Court
in support of a Seventh-Day Ad-
ventist in a case that is expected
to have a major effect on employ-
ment protection for Jews who ob-
serve the Sabbath.
One brief was filed by Leo
Pfeffer, special counsel to the
American Jewish Congress, who
will represent the Jewish organ-
izations who are members of the
Joint Advisory Committee of the
National Jewish Community
Relations Advisory Council and
the Synagogue Council of Amer-
ica; another brief was filed by
Nathan Lewin, who will represent
the National Jewish Commission
on Law and Public Affairs
(COLPA), of which he is a vice
The case involves the con-
stitutionality and interpretation
of a 1972 amendment to the U.S.
Civil Rights Law which requires
employers to "reasonably accom-
modate to an employe's or
prospective employe's religious
observance or practice without
undue hardship on the conduct of
the employer'8 business."
THE CASE AROSE when
Paul Cummins, a member of the
World-Wide Church of God,
which observes the Sabbath on
Saturday, was fired from his job
as supervisor with the Parker
Seal Co. of Berea, Ky., when two
other supervisors complained
that they had to work on Satur-
day while Cummins refused to do
A federal district court ruled
that under these circumstances,
the employer was justified in
firing Cummins on the grounds of
' undue hardship." The U.S.
Court of Appeals reversed this
finding, holding that the
grumbling" of other employes
does not constitute "undue hard-
ship" and cannot be the basis for
terminating an employe.
The court also rejected the em-
ployer's claim that the "undue
hardship" rule itself waft uncon-
stitutional because it "advances"
religion in violation of the First
Amendment ban on "establish-
ment of religion" since it required
employers to defer to their em-
ploye's religious preference. The
company then appealed to the
According to the brief filed by
Pfeffer, the Jewish organizations
entered the case "not only
because Mr. Cummins observes
the seventh day of the week as
his Sabbath but also because we
believe that the principle of re-
ligious liberty is impaired if any
person is penalized for adhering
to any religious belief, so long as
he neither interferes with the
rights of others or endangers the
public peace or security.''
IN URGING THAT the Su-
preme Court affirm the in-
terpretation of the "undue hard-
ship" rule by the Court of
Appeals, Lewin noted that if the
objections of other employes are
now to be deemed a dispositive
consideration then "no protection
can ever be afforded to a con-
scientious Sabbath observer, for
by definition, such religionists
will be absent during the period
of their Sabbath and if the busi-
ness is ever in operation at those
times, others will feel that they
alone are being asked to work."
In Lima Games
LIMA (JTA) The Third
Pan-American Maccabiah Games
opened here at the Hebraica
Stadium with the participation of
delegations from Argentina,
Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guate-
mala, Mexico, Peru, the United
States, Uruguay and Venezuela,
totaling almost 700 persons. The
games, which ended July 29,
mark the 20th anniversary of
Hebraica, Cultural, Social and
Sports Association which is af-
filiated with the World Mac-
cabiah Union (WMU).
A memorial service was held
for the 11 Israeli athletes who
were slain by terrorists at the
Munich Olympics in 1972.
Friday, August 20,1976
! The Jewish Ffgridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Mideast, Palestine High On Assembly Agenda
UNITED NATIONS (JTA)
The "Situation in the
Mideast" and the "Question of
Palestine" are among the first
issues to be discussed by the up-
coming General Assembly sched-
uled to convene Sept. 21. The
provisional agenda of the 31st
General Assembly contains so far
119 items for consideration. The
"Question of Palestine" is item
27 and the "Situation in the Mid-
east" item 29.
In discussing the Palestinian
question, the Assembly will be
presented with the Report of the
Committee on the Exercise of the
Inalienable Rights of the Pales-
tinian People, which recommends
the creation of a Palestinian state
under the rule of the PLO. It also
calls for Israeli withdrawal from
all Arab territories by June, 1977.
Meanwhile, Israeli and
Western diplomats are waiting to
see what sort of action the Arabs
will take at the conference of the
Non-Aligned countries in Colom-
bo later this month.
The PLO has already started a
campaign calling on Third World
countries to impose economic and
political sanctions against Israel.
Diplomats here say that the
Arabs will also seek support at
the conference for their drive to
oust Israel from the UN. Last
year the Arabs did not succeed in
their effort to obtain the Non-
Aligned countries' support to
suspend Israel's UN
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Friday, August 20,1976
Broward Showcase Aim:
The Broward Showcase, a countywide exposi-
tion that will provide a comprehensive display of the
county's significant and varied resources, talents and
achievements, will be held Oct. 8 to 17 at the Pom-
pano Park Harness Raceway.
The purpose is to demonstrate to the state and
the area what Broward County has, what it is and its
promise for the future. It is intended to become an
important tradition, constantly expanding and
Chairman of the event is Anael
Wittenstein, president of United
Horsemen of Florida, Inc., wht
has been notified by William R.
Adams, executive director of the
Bicentennial Commission of
Florida, that the Showcase has
been recognized as an official
Bicentennial event. Similar
recognition has been conferred by
the Broward County Bicentennial
Commission chaired by Sheriff
Edward J. Stack.
Gerald F. Thompson, chairman
of the Broward Board of County
Commissioners, has proclaimed
Oct. 16 as Broward Showcase
Day, and such organizations as
the United Way, Living and
Learning Center of Nova Uni-
versity and the Boys' Clubs of
Broward County have become
involved in the planning and will
receive portions of the first year's
According to Wittenstein, "the
Showcase is a nonprofit
organization requiring no
government funding and is in-
tended to create a major vehicle
for lasting and beneficial con-
tributions by county agriculture,
charities, commerce, education,
industry and nonprofit service
organizations, offering each
citizen the opportunity to become
involved in the community and to
create a bond among various
features and exhibits demon-
strating Broward's diversity are
planned and a special highlight is
the annual Florida All-Breed
Horse Exposition, Oct. 14 to 17,
388 simultaneous classes in five
rings and one of the largest horse
shows anywhere. There will also
be a carnival midway with rides
and other attractions.
OTHER OFFICERS in ad-
dition to Wittenstein are
president, Kevin Sullivan, pres-
ident of the Restaurant As-
sociation of Broward County;
vice president, Dudley Tichenor,
vice president of WGMA Radio;
secretary, attorney Jack
Musselman; and acting
treasurer, CPA Milton Friedman.
Many distinguished business,
civic and educational leaders,
representing a professional and
geographic cross-section of the
county and its interests, are
members of the founding board of
directors. Among them are:
Maynard Abrams, Dr. Hugh
Adams, Paul E. Basye, James
Bell, Ms. Marietta Benevento,
Mrs. Marlis Bonura, Duncan
Bossle, Irving Cowan, Marge
(Mrs. Irving) Cowan, Mrs. Ann
Cramer, Willard Dover, Robert
E. Ferris, Jr., and Dr. Abraham
Also Hamilton C. Forma n,
Milton Friedman, Alfred D.
Griffin, Sr., Jack W. Harris, Julia
(Mrs. Robert) Huebner, William
Markham, Al Morland, Com-
missioner Jack Moss, Jack
Musselman, A. J. W. Novak,
Judge George L. Pallotto, John
Primeau, Joe N. Scott and Sheriff
TEL AVIV (JTA) Israeli
officers have established contacts
with officers of the dissident
Lebanese Moslem army, and
three meetings have been held at
Rosh Hanikra at the Israel-
Lebanon border, it was reported
tonight by Kol Israel.
The meetings, which have been
arranged through the United
Nations Mixed Armistice Com-
mission, are a continuation of
meetings held previously with
Lebanese army officials. The dis-
sident army controls southern
Lebanon and is the only
authority with which Israel can
deal. The dissidents, like Israel,
oppose the Syrian presence in
Emanu-El Sisterhoods Are Busy
Sisterhood of Temple Emanu-
El plans a prospective member-
ship tea on Aug. 24. This will be
an opportunity for prospective
members to meet the executive
committee and familiarize them-
selves with the workings of
Sisterhood and the opportunities
available to them. Reservations
can be made through the temple
Beth Hillel Guest
The guest speaker at services
on Friday evening, Aug. 27, at
Congregation Beth Hillel of Mar-
gate will be Al Goldin of River-
side Chapels in Miami. He repre-
sents the Anti-Defamation
League Speakers Bureau.
Also on that evening, Mr. and
Mrs. Irving Silverberg will host
the Oneg Shabbat in honor of the
Bar Mitzvah of their son, Joseph.
Sisterhood members have been
busy this summer compiling a
loose-leaf cookbook of special
recipes edited by Leona Mills.
This "Potpourri" cookbook will
be ready for distribution at
Sisterhood's first meeting, Sept.
14, at the temple at 10:46 a.m.
Leona Mills will demonstrate
the preparation of several recipes
from the cookbook and these
dishes will be served for lunch.
The Evening Sisterhood of
Temple Emanu-El is starting off
the year with a fashion show at
its first meeting on Wednesday,
Sept. 8, in the temple all-purpose
room, starting at 8:30 p.m. The
program, presented by Stretch
and Sew, will feature fashions for
today, highlighted by the con-
trast with fashions from the
Bible. Coffee and refreshments
will be served.
Israel Refutes Syrian Charges
UNITED NATIONS (JTA)
Israel refuted July 29 Syrian
charges, made July 22 in a letter
Sunrise JC Has
Sunrise Jewish Center has an-
nounced that additional tickets
for High Holy Days services are
available from 7 to 9 p.m. on
Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday and 10 a.m. to noon on
Sunday in the lobby of the Sun-
rise Phase II Rec Hall.
And Angelique (Mrs.
Steadman) Stahl, Fred Stevens,
Kevin Sullivan, Commissioner
Gerald Thompson, Dudley
Tichenor, Hector Van Lennep.
Ed Wentworth, Elmer Weigle. OftQRflSaJl NpWQ
For membership information,
call Al Kilisizek at 741-6234. For
ticket information call Dave
Rosof at 741-6497. Every ticket
will be sold for a numbered seat.
Ansel Wittenstein, Zebedee
Wright, M. R. (Cy) Young, Vice
Mayor Virginia Young and Sen.
Plans Fall Installation
Deerf ield Chapter of Women's
American ORT will install of-
ficers on Sept. 14 at 12:30 p.m. at
the Community Room of th
Pompano Fashion Center. A
fashion show will follow the cere-
monies, according to Sydel i,r- ^U in the Hadassah
Krakower, publicity chairman. *-mily. Refreshments will be
Armon Group, Fort Lauder-
daie Chapter, has invited all
members and prospective mem-
bers to the first meeting of the
year, Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 12:30
p.m. at the Castle Recreation
Hall in Lauderhill. Presiding will
be president Mrs. Harry Bern-'
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has arranged for presentation of a
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to Secretary General Kurt Wald-
heim, that Israeli forces opened
fire on Syrian civilians working
their fields on June 21.
In a letter to Waldheim, the
Acting Permanent Repre-
sentative of Israel to the UN,
Ambassador Pinhas Eliav,
termed the Syrian charges
"untrue" and contended that
"the only firing by Israeli forces
in the area in question on that
date was a routine weapon test
during which, in compliance with
standing orders, the shots were
all directed west of Line A and in
no case into Syrian territory.
"This is borne out by the
UNDOF investigation," the
Israeli representative said. Eliav
accused Syria with an attempt
"to inflate a routine and insig-
nificant weapons test into an
international incident while Syria
is engaged in a massive military
intervention in Lebanon.
MICHAEL MAN DICKOFF
Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Dickoff8 son, Michael Rian, will
become a Bar Mitzvah on Satur-
day morning at 9 at Margate
Jewish Center. The family lives
in Coral Springs.
PAUL DAVID WEISS
Paul David, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Stephen Weiss, will become
a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Aug.
28, at 9 a.m. at Margate Jewish
Center. A kiddush will follow the
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Silver-
berg's son, Joseph, will celebrate
his Bar Mitzvah on Aug. 28 at
Congregation Beth Hillel of
Margate. The Silverberga, who
are new neighbors, will sponsor
the kiddush following services.
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The Jewish F.loridian of Greater Port Lauderdale
Superb and Splendorous Film EnvoysAsked forInfo0n
Missing Chilean Jews
A charming, whimsical, color-
ful movie premiered here re-
cently. But, sadly, "The Jewish
Gauchos" departed before most
people knew it had arrived.
To a large extent, the critics,
with their snide, sarcastic re-
views, sent it on its way. Re-
ferring to it as "pablum on the
pampas," one said: "And one
must believe that all it takes to
|*make an epic, is aa many charac-
,**ters as possible doing as much
is possible for aa little time as
^possible so that more can be
done by more characters."
Thus, at the mere whim of a
crotchety critic, the movie "bit
the dust" and never had a real
chance of survival.
THE SAME chap raved about
"Hester Street." Why? It showed
one Jewish husband in an un-
favorable light, depicting him as
immoral and adulterous, sending
for his family and then asking for
a divorce to marry a woman he
had consorted with, while his wife
was still in the Old Country.
But in the case of "The Jewish
Gauchos," there is warmth, and
tenderness and love. It's a beau-
tiful experience to be shared by
everyone who has ever been an
immigrant, or a descendant ot
When a group of Jewish im-
migrants arrive at their new Ar-
gentine homeland, after an ex-
hausting, long trip from Russia
they are temporarily sheltered fa-
FAMILY HEIRLOOMS, brie
a-brac, and sentimental objects
are placed in makeshift living
quarters. Cramped and living in
close proximity, they soon settle
on allotted land, to raise crops
and cattle. It's a haven from the
Loppression of Czarist Russia in
the 1890s; for each family still
bears the scars of tyranny and
T ^.The land is enormous, and the
L problems of tilling the soil, build-
*ing homes and adapting to their
new, strange environment is a
challenge. Having meager vil-
lage skills, they must learn toad-
just to bewildering surroundings.
And adjust they do!
THE TOWN'S new doctor is
fawned over by over-zealous
Argue How To
By MAURICE SAMUELSON
LONDON (JTA) Sharp
jfvisions on the way to fight the
-- upsurge of racism surfaced July
25 at the Board of Deputies of
British Jews. A decision by the
last meeting of the Board to par-
ticipate in an anti-racist demon-
stration organized by the Indian
Workers Association was criti-
cized by a number of Board mem-
bers, especially those represent-
ing the Herut Party.
The heated debate was sparked
by Herat's decision to write to
the press, disassociating itself
from the participation in the
demonstration. One deputy criti-
cized Herut for "washing our
dirty linen in public," while
another questioned what Herat's
stand on racism would have been
") 'J!jk had not been a Jewish body.
A Herut spokesman said his
party abhorred racism, but re-
fused to join forces with those
who wished to destroy Israel. De-
fenders of the Board's action said
the Jewish community must
fight alongside those groups
being attacked, even if they
include a "lunatic fringe" who
tried to tale over demon-
strations. The Jewish com-
munity, with its long experience,
should help the Asian and
African groups fight against
hese elements, too.
widows and old maids. But he
seems to enjoy being made the
center of attraction. He's an ex-
cellent physician, however, and
when a young woman with a
heart condition tells him she has
been warned not to go through
with her pregnancy, he instills
such courage and determination
in her that even her husband is
amazed at her constant cheer-
Pride and honor are ever-
present in the movie. Especially
poignant is the situation of a
father who witnesses a knife-fight
between his young, inexperienced
son, and a repugnant, devious
fellow who tries to discredit the
THE SON flinches as his
opponent slashes out at him. The
father, believing his son is acting
cowardly, steps into the fight,
and without any warning,
plunges a knife into his own
progeny. The impact of his action
However, there is a touch of
romance and gaiety, as a
beautiful girl is matched up with
the ponderous, unattractive son
of a wealthy family. She has no
desire to marry him, and when
her true love shows up at the
wedding, she flees the wedding
party and rides away, sidesaddle,
with the man of her choice.
A bewildered, brooding bride-
groom is convinced "it's better
that way" and he accedes to the
wishes of the rabbi to grant his
vanished bride a divorce.
MEANWHILE, the young
mother gives birth to a bouncing,
healthy boy, the first-born in the
new colony. The extraordinary
performance of the expectant
mother (famous singer Gina-
maria Hidalgo) is one of the high-
lights of the film.
Her voice is lyrical and crystal
clear and it is understandable
why she has won virtually every
award and commendation for ar-
tistic performances in Argentina
Argentina's equivalent of a
combined Oscar and Emmy
At the conclusion of the movie,
the new immigrants have been
accepted by their neighbors, to
live in peace and harmony, and
enjoy being Jewish Gauchos.
(The dream of the great philan-
thropist Baron Hirsch, who had
purchased huge tracts of land in
Argentina to resettle whole
groups of his persecuted brethren
had become a tangible, joyful
"THE JEWISH Gauchos" is
rich in tradition, and haunting in
spiritual and moral values. Item-
bodies an aura of contentment
and conviviality, set against a
background of immeasurable
beauty in breadth and scope.
How anyone could fail to be
charmed by its color and
choreography, its lilting songs
and dances, is a complete
mystery. Yet, for all its magical
values, "The Jewish Gauchos"
was doomed to oblivion by the
crudity and "chutzpah" of
Nevertheless, accolades are
due to Julio Tanjeloff Produc-
tions, for a job well done in
bringing the film to us. Given a
little more time and a lot more
publicity there may still be a
chance for success for "The
NEW YORK (JTA) Two
Jewish brothers, Julio and
Eduardo Budnik Schwartzman,
disappeared recently in Santiago,
Chile, and are believed to be po-
litical prisoners. They had held
important industrial posts under
the deposed leftist Salvador Al-
lende government and were last
seen on July 22.
Burton S. Levinson, chairman
of ADL's Latin American affairs
department, said, "It is sus-
pected that agents of DINA, the
Chilean military intelligence
agency, took the brothers into
custody because of the similarity
of the Budniks' disappearance
with that of other Chileans."
Authorities there, however, dis-
claimed any knowledge that the
pair is in custody.
Subsequently, a Santiago
newspaper reported that five
political prisoners, arrested on
July 22, had been placed in
Cuatro Alamos Prison. Several
days later, the family received
word that the Budnik brothers
would probably be moved to
In an effort to aid the Budnik
family, Levinson said B'nai
B'rith representatives have
appealed to the Chilean Am-
bassadors in the United States
and Canada for information on
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The Jewish Floridian ofOreaUr Fort LauderdaU
Friday, Auguat 20, .l^r.
In recognition of his efforts in promoting brotherhood and
helping the Jewish community. Sunrise Mayor John Lomelo
(right) was presented a special award by Max Cohn, president,
on behalf of the Men's Club of Temple Beth Israel.
BBYO Begins Pilot Program
For Retarded Jewish Teens
A pilot program for mentally
retarded Jewish teenagers estab-
lished by the B'nai B'rith Youth
Organization (BBYO) will begin
in August in South Florida, it
was announced by Alan
Freedman, Florida regional
Made possible through a grant
from the Foundation of Jewish
Philanthropies, the program will
provide social services and tht
Jewish experience to ap
proximately 15 Jewish boys and
girls from the general community
and the Sunland Training Center
who will comprise the group
initially, Freedman said.
The mentally retarded young-
sters will form their own BBYO
chapter, which will meet weekly
at the Sunland facility in Opa-
"THIS PROGRAM offers a
badly needed service to a
segment of the Miami Jewish
community which has been sadly
overlooked in the past,"
Freedman said. In addition to
planning their own chapter
programs, educational, athletic,
Judaic, social and community
service activities, the group will
select a name for the chapter,
elect officers and conduct regular
Plan Reduces Fares
A new plan enabling children
to cruise to the Bahamas this
summer at a nominal fare when
traveling with two full-fare-pay-
ing adults, has been announced
by Monarch Cruise Lines, Inc.,
which calls the reduced-fare pro-
visions "Family Sail Plan."
The fare became effective with
the June 7 cruise and will con-
tinue through the Sept. 3 Labor
Day cruise on the 23,500-ton
luxury liner SS Monarch Sun's
three- and four-night cruises from
Miami to Nassau and Freeport.
Children traveling with only
one adult can also cruise at
reduced fares: the first child
must pay half the normal rate for
that stateroom, while the second
or third children qualify for the
nominal fare. Children of adults
paying reduced fares under group
rate provisions, however, do not
qualify for the special rates.
Freedman added that the
chapter, at no cost, itf
recreational and educations
facilities and will provide trans-
portation for activites off the
This pilot program, the first of
its kind by BBYO in the United
States, is the result of nearly two
years of study and planning by a
group of area B'nai B'rith
leaders, led by Marvin Becker-
man of North Miami Beach,
treasurer of the B'nai B'rith
Council of South Florida Lodges.
The program will be supervised
by Mark Glansberg, newly
appointed BBYO program
assistant, assisted by Sunland
superintendent Tom Sullivan;
Darlene Farrell, director, of
volunteer services at Sunland;
professionals from several Jewish
communal agencies as well as
agencies presently serving the
Additional information on the
program is available from
Freedman at the BBYO regional
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NEW YORK (JTA) -
Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of
the Jewish Defense League, was
attacked and beaten by three un-
identified assailants on a dark
Jerusalem street, it was reported
here by a spokesman for Kahane.
The spokesman said that the
JDL founder, who recently
formed a new political group in
Israel called "Kach," which will
seek Knesset seats in the next
election, had held a press con-
ference during which he criticized
the government for endangering
the lives of the Jews in Israel.
ACCORDING to the spokes-
man, Kahane was walking on
Manna Street in the Tel Arza
section of Jerusalem after leaving
a class he had given to students
participating in a JDL leadership
course when he was assaulted.
The assailants left Kahane
bleeding and wounded and fled
from the scene when an
automobile happened to pass by,
the spokesman said.
Kahane was reportedly taken
to the nearest Red Magen David
aid station, where he was treated
for cuts and bruises on his head
Zionism In Action
Continued from Page 1
(native-born Israelis), more than
60 percent were born in Europe or
the Western Hemisphere and 20
percent are from Africa and Asia.
ALMOGI SAID that 85 per-
cent of the yordim continue to
identify themselves as Israelis
living abroad temporarily who
expect to return home. He said
because of the decline in aliya,
the yordim must be regarded
as a valuable source of settlers.
Almogi urged the public not
to label them as deserters since
this might alienate them. He was
apparently hinting at criticism of
the yordim by Premier Yitzhak
Leon Dulzin, WZO treasurer,
drew a distinction between
Israelis who left before the Six-
Day War because of economic
conditions and those who left
after 1967, when conditions were
better but wanted to seek ad-
venture. He opposed helping the
yordim organize themselves
abroad since this might give their
continued absence from Israel a
mark of legitimacy.
Members of the WZO Execu-
South African Minister
Reveals Israel Visit
TEL AVIV (JTA) The
Foreign Ministry has confirmed
that Stephanus Botha, South
African Minister for Mining and
Labor, had visited Israel in late
July. The visit was supposed to
have been kept secret but was
revealed by Botha in an interview
on South African television after
his return home.
Although Botha met with
Premier Yitzhak Rabin, the main
purpose of his visit was talks
with Maim Barlev, Israel's Min-
ister of Commerce and Industry,
about Israel's wish to import
arge quantities of coal from
South Africa. The coal will be
used at the Hadera power
Barlev was invited to visit
South Africa and is expected to
do so in the near future. Under
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during Prime Minister John
Vorster's visit to Jerusalem last
April, official talks must be held
annually between South Africa
tive differed on whether to
provide material help for return-
ing Israelis. Prof. Raanan Weitz,
head of the WZO's settlement
department, said the returning
Israelis should be given in-
formation about conditions in
Israel but not any privileges not
enjoyed by Israelis who never left
But Joseph Klarman, head of
youth aliya, said that many o'
the returning yordim had serv<
in the army and contributed
much to the country, and tfiu*
deserved help. Andre Nabroni,
head of the Sephardi com-
munities department, said that
most of the Oriental Jews who
left Israel charged that there was
discrimination against them.
Even if the charges were not true,
"the mere fact that they were
raised requires us to show them
they were wrong," he said.
AVRAHAM Shenker, head of
the information and organization
department, admitted that there
are a substantial number of
yordim in senior positions in the
Zionist Federations throughout
the world. He said that while
they can make contributions, it
would be unwise to allow them to
take part in the efforts 'to en-
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Almogi said while yordin*
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should not be employed by WZO
agencies. He also opposed
helping them organize since "any
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abroad easier for the yordim and
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Laudirdale
um Medical school to Run Agnew Facing a Libel Suit
ogram for the Overweight
The University of Miami
School of Medicine has an-
ounced that it will supervise and
iirect a "Dietary Behavioral
Center" at Miami's Everglades
lotel, beginning Nov. 1.
The Center will pioneer a
lultidimensional program for
imbating problems of over-
weight, emphasizing behavior
iification. Formulated by
ledical teams at the UM, the
utilizes modern prin-
ces of psychology, nutrition,
exercise and recreational activity
to achieve weight reduction and
'teach" overweight patients how
to avoid regaining unhealthy
Dietary Behavorial Center will
operate under auspices of the
university in association with a
Drivate group headed by Miami
attorney Richard Essen. A UM
School of Medicine faculty merri-
er will serve as medical director.
Under the program, two years
in planning, participants will
Tenter the Center for a minimum
tour-week dietary retraining
eriod, during which they will
|ive at the hotel. Activities, on a
iill-time basis, will be supervised
by a staff of experts in the medi-
cal, psychological, nutritional
|nd recreational fields.
"THIS IS A NEW concept
In behavior modification," said
Essen, "because it not only en-
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prepares them to cope with the
Stresses of the real world en-
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the habit of eating three
balanced meals a day. Menus will
consist of a varied diet of taste-
fully prepared food tailored by
the Center's nutritionists to meet
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include instruction in food-
buying and a "teaching kitchen,"
where classes will be held on how
to prepare delicious low-calorie
Those on the program will
meet daily in small groups with
psychologists for behavior
modification sessions. Food
intake, activity and stress levels
are charted and utilized by UM
physicians in effecting changes in
eating behavior patterns.
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social director will oversee a com-
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includes learning new hobbies
and skills, instructions in arts
and crafts and visits to concerts,
athletic events, beaches and
other South Florida attractions.
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regular feature at the Everglades.
THE EXERCISE program,
under direction of the UM's
cardiology staff, will include
operation of special cardiological
stress tests to determine how
much physical activity is ap-
propriate for each individual.
"We plan to utilize the ad-
joining Bayfront Park in this
part of the program," said Essen.
"Those on the program will take
supervised daily walks through
the park and marina. Walking,
for those who are able, is a most
important exercise for over-
Upon entering the program,
each patient will undergo a series
of tests at the UM School of
Medicine, including a complete
historical and psychological pro-
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chest and abdominal X-ray
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Rabbi Henry Siegman, AOUBWDIiiS
Synagogue Council of **
executive vice president of the Synagogue
America, announced July 29 that he will press a libel
action against former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew for
falsely attributing to him "malicious views" with regard
to Israel's treatment of Arabs in the occupied territories.
Prof. Siegman said Alan
Dershowitz of the Harvard Uni-
versity Law School will represent
him in the libel action. Siegman
referred to a newsletter titled
"Memoranda," published by
Education for Democracy, a tax-
exempt educational foundation
recently acquired by Agnew
being used by him to disseminate
anti-Israel, pro-Arab material.
In an article titled "Mideast
Time Bomb," published in the
first issue of "Memoranda,"
Agnew claimed that Siegman
"roundly criticized Israel for the
treatment of Arabs living in the
territories conquered in the 1967
war." In a statement issued July
29, Siegman said: "The state-
ment attributed to me by Spiro
Agnew is a total fabrication, a
deliberate and malicious false-
hood. The fact is that not only
have I never said or written any
such thing, but I have denounced
those who have leveled such
reckless charges against Israel
"It is the height of malice to
criticize Israel for alleged mis-
treatment of Arabs in the oc-
cupied territories when, in fact,
Israel in the most trying of
circumstances has shown a
regard for human and civil rights
that is unheard of in the Arab
states that are Agnew's clients.
Agnew's attribution of such
malicious views to me is false and
libelous and I am taking steps to
press a libel action against him."
IN A RELATED ACTION
Breira, which describes itself as a
pro-Israel organization that pro-
poses alternative strategies for
achieving Israeli security,
strongly dissociated itself from
the context of the article in
"Memoranda" in which it
Kadum Settlers Must Go^Rabin
Premier Yitzhak Rabin re-
led Monday that the
jvernment's decision of last
jne. that the settlers at Kadum
jst leave, is irreversible. He
bid the Cabinet, which was in-
ttlved in a tense exchange be-
reen several ministers over this
kue, that there is no room to
kpeal the government's de-
pion. Kadum, he said, will not
lain as a settlement.
only question, Rabin
is when it will be evacu-
and whether the evacuation
be by agreement or by en-
lg the law against illegal
tie Gush Emunim setttlers
t over a site on the West Bank
December and a group of 30
pilies were permitted to remain
Cadum in a compromise move
en the government and the
^ional Religious Party, which
atened to bolt if the families
> forcibly evicted.
_et session the Kadum
Bment was not officially on
Denda but it was discussed,
theless, and sparked a dash
en Rabin and Defense
Bter Shimon Peres and be-
Peres and Health Minister
r Shemtov of Mapam.
emtov, who raised the issue,
I to know if it was true that
ovemment was subsidizing
ettlers despite the govern-
decision that Kadum will
i a permanent settlement.
kin replied that he was
ned by the respective
_.at bodies that not one
nment office is investing
[money in Kadum. It was
, however, that a Defense
try subcontractor has set
small workshop in Kadum
nis, it was explained, began
before the government adopted
its policy on Kadum and did not
signify a deviation in that policy.
The clash between Peres and
Shemtov began when Peres, who
has been a vocal supporter of the
Kadum settlers, said he did not
engage in illegal activity.
Shemtov retorted by demanding
to know if the Defense Ministry
workshop was in violation of the
"You are not my investigator,"
Peres responded. "I have a right
to ask," Shemtov said.
Aharon Yadlin described Kadum
as a political timebomb. Re-
ligious Affairs Minister Yitzhak
Raphael insisted that the
existence of Kadum is not an im-
pediment to peace efforts, but
that the discussions over Kadum
cause unrest in the administered
territories. Interior Minister
Yosef Burg urged the Cabinet not
to waste the beneficial con-
sequence of the rescue mission at
Entebbe Airport by bringing dif-
ferences over Kadum to the fore.
He suggested, instead, that the
unity continue between the dif-
ferent factions in the government
that prevailed during the
Jordan, Arabs Buying
U.S. Missiles, Guns
By JOSEPH POLAKOFF
WASHINGTON (JTA) -
Completion of a three-cornered
deal for the sale by the United
States to Jordan of 14 Hawk
missile systems and 100 Vulcan
antiaircraft guns with Saudi
Arabia providing the money,
appears certain although the
State Department refused
publicly to confirm it.
Administration sources leaked
that Saudi Arabia had agreed to
supply the $540 million for the
equipment and has transmitted
its pledge to Washington. State
Department spokesman Robert
Funseth, however, said
"progress" has been made on the
deal but would not say whether
the negotiations have been
The deal, originated 18 months
ago, stirred Congressional op-
position led by Sen. Clifford Case
(R., N.J.) who observed the sys-
tems would be a threat against
Israel. A compromise was
reached by which the Ad-
ministration pledged to require
the missile batteries to be
stationary so that they would not
be as great a menace to Israel.
The Administration says they are
an air defense system.
In Our Workshop
quoted. The article said that
Breira "sent an open letter to
Israeli leaders condemning the
'unfortunate killings' of Arabs in
Galilee and deploring 'violations
of civil rights and loss of life' on
the West Bank."
In a statement released here,
Breira declared: "We un-
equivocally denounce such
manipulation of responsible Jew-
ish dissent. While we have been
critical of some Israeli policies,
the characterization of those pol-
icies as synonymous with 'im-
perialism' especially by one so
close to the manipulation of
global power is no less absurd
than similar Soviet and Chinese
characterizations." The Breira
statement added, "Agnew's anti-
Israel and anti-Jewish biases dis-
qualify him as a responsible ad-
vocate for Middle East peace."
The actions by Siegman and
Breira followed a disclosure July
28 by the Anti-Defamation
League of B'nai B'rith that
Agnew, "a convicted felon who
has been engaging in classical
anti-Semitism," has taken con-
trol of Education for Democracy
for the purpose of organizing a
movement to reflect his anti-
Israel, pro-Arab views.
According to Arnold Forster,
ADL's general counsel, the
foundation has been converted
into a membership organization
and has begun publication of
"Memoranda." Forster said a
nationwide mailing is now being
conducted by Agnew, enclosing
the newsletter and membership
application and subscription
forms offering a patron member-
ship for a minimum of $500. For
lesser sums, Agnew is offering
other types of memberships.
NEW YORK (JTA) For-
mer Vice President Spiro Agnew
defended his right to criticize
Israel while denying he was anti-
Semitic. "I'm entitled to my
opinion without being followed
around by the B'nai B'rith Anti-
Defamation League and being
accused of being a bigot," he said
in an interview on ABC-TV's
"Good Morning America" show.
"I could be wrong, but I'm not a
The ADL has charged Ag-
new with taking over a tax-
exempt foundation, Education
for Democracy, for the purpose of
organizing a movement to reflect
his anti-Israel, pro-Arab views.
Victor Gold, Agnew's press
secretary when he was Vice
President, appearing on the same
program, took issue with
an article published by
the foundation's newsletter
which criticized the United
States for not going along with a
United Nations General Assem-
bly vote that Gold said "would
have effectively abolished and
done away with Israel."
AGNEW SAID he agreed that
the article was "a biased piece."
But he added, "What I am de-
fending myself against is a
charge of anti-Semitism, not the
fact that I may be biased not
even the fact that I may be wrong
in my opinion."
Agnew repeated his charge
that the major American news
media "favors the Israeli position
and does not in a balanced way
present the other equities." How-
ever, he agreed that major news-
papers were now becoming "a
little more objective."
Agnew said he was not
charging a conspiracy in the
media. "I say that the American
people have been routinely ex-
posed to quite a lot of pro-Israeli
Jewish Groups Boycott Hotel
Owned by Arabs in London
LONDON (JTA) Since
being taken over by a group of
Arab businessmen last month,
London's famous Dorchester
Hotel has begun to lose some of
its oldest and most valued
clients. At least seven of the
leading Jewish organizations
have canceled functions they
were to have held there, or are in
the process of doing so. They
include the Friends of the He-
brew University, the Anglo-
Israel Association, the Joint
Israel Appeal, ORT, the Anti-
Tuberculosis League of Israel
and the Jewish Blind Society.
The Wolfson Foundation has
canceled a luncheon, and Marks
and Spencer, run by the Sieff
family, has announced that it will
no longer hold its annual share-
holders meeting at the hotel.
The mass walkout seems to be
a spontaneous reaction to the
Arab takeover rather than an or-
ganized campaign. Some of those
approached by the Jewish Tele-
graphic Agency were reluctant to
admit that their change of plans
was connected with the Dor-
chester's new ownership.
They also seemed a trifle sur-
prised, and even relieved, on
being told that they were not the
only group acting in this way.
The hotel itself is trying to play it
all down. "It's all very unneces-
sary. The hotel has changed in no
way," a press officer said. More-
over, there were no signs yet of
the Dorchester's private Jewish
clients deliberately avoiding it.
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Volunteers Help United Way
Benefit Many in Community
"Each year one person in five in Broward County is.
served directly by a United Way agency," according to a
recent United Way survey. County Commissioner Jack L.
Moss, the organization's president, comments that "this
survey shows the far-reaching benefit of the United Way
effort in our community."
Funding three dozen agencies
and helping more than 190,000
persons annually, United Way is
governed by volunteers from all
walks of life who study programs,
recommend funding and handle
fund-raising, staff the organ-
ization's day-to-day operations
and help fill gaps in many
federally funded programs.
At a July 29 press conference
called to announce United Way's
1976-77 campaign goals, S. Kelly
Jordan, manager of Sears, Roe-
buck and general campaign
chairman this year for United
Way, announced that the cam-
paign team has committed itself
to an objective of $2,022,250, an
increase of 19.5 percent over last
year's contribution. This, Jordan
say8, "is one of the largest and
most ambitious increases in the
He noted that in order to
achieve this goal "for human ser-
vices in Broward County ... an
intensified campaign must be
waged to meet the needs of our
MOSS AND JORDAN have
long been active in community
affairs, Moss as chairman of the
Broward County Energy Con-
servation Committee and vice
chairman of the Broward Man-
power Council, and Jordan as
vice president of the Fort
Lauderdale Chamber of Com-
merce and board of directors
member for Century Banks and
the South Florida Boy Scouts
Holder of a Bachelor's in
pharmacy from the University of
Florida and a Master's in public
administration from Nova Uni-
versity, Moss is a candidate for a
doctorate in public ad-
ministration at Nova. Jordan is a
graduate of Duke University.
Broward Countians who have
volunteered their services to this
year's United Way campaign are
listed below with their particular
Knesset Urges Aid to
Soviet land Syrian Jews
TEL AVIV (JTA) The
Knesset on Aug. 3 returned for
the day from its summer recess to
urge world public opinion to help
the oppressed Jews of the Soviet
Union and Syria.
The Jews in the Soviet Union
and Syria cannot be saved by one
short rescue operation as were
the Israeli hostages held in
Uganda, Yitzhak Navon, head of
the Knesset's Security and
Foreign Affairs Committee,
The Knesset, which recessed
on July 28 following a marathon
nine-hour session, will reconvene
MYRON M. PERS0FF, MD
Announces the Opening of His
Office For ihe Practice of Plastic
and Reconstructive Surgery;
Aesthetic-Cosmetic, and Hand
399 W. Camino Gardens Blvd.,
Boca Raton, Florida
Bv Apoointment 368-9455
VICE CHAIRMEN ARE:
Robert E. Dickey, Communica
tions; James F. Phillips, Labor;
Fred R. Millsaps, Loaned Exec-
utives; Philip N. Cheaney, Major
Group (Profit); David H. Rush,
Major Group (Nonprofit); Helen
Robert C. Abel, Jr., Individual
Gifts; Walter A. Ketcham, Small
Business; Stewart A. Kester,
Professional; Joseph N. Scott,
Professional Health Care.
ARE: Herbert Yardky, Auto
Dealers; H. Eugene Nace,
Banks; John H. Donachie, De-
partment Stores; Alvin Sherman,
Development & Construction;
Walter Banks, Hotels & Restau-
rants; Joseph M. Byrd, Media;
James M. Blanz, Savings &
Loan; Lee Wagener, Utilities;
James E. Maurer, Education;
Sheriff Edward J. Stack, Gov-
ernment Employees; Dr. Paul W.
Hughes, Health Care Facilities;
Jack L. Moss, United Way
Also Robert D. Johnston,
Clubs & Community Organiza-
tions; Howard Lytle, South
County Condominiums; Virginia
Young, Residential; Robert C.
Abel, Jr., Special Gifts; James C.
Bell, Jr., Small Business (Area
1); A. Y. McConnell, Small
Business (Area 2); Lee Blitch,
Small Business (Area 3); Charles
Nelson, Small Business (Area 4);
C. Edward Keiler, Architects
(Building and Landscape); Wil-
liam G. Miller, Attorneys; Ed-
ward J. Manning, CPAs; Charles
H. Bolton, Jr., Engineers.
Also J. Ray Kraeer, Funeral
Directors; Peter W. White, In-
surance (Casualty); Walker R.
Ellis, Insurance (Life); Robert C.
Fuller, Investments; John F.
-ling, Real Estate; Dr. Sheldon
A'illens, Podiatrists; Dr. Law-
ence Burch, Chiropractors; Dr.
.venneth E. Whitson, Dentists;
Dr. Anthony J. Vento, Medical
Doctors; Dr. Alexander C. Wil-
helm, Optometrists; Dr. Howard
L. Neer and Dr. Joseph Stella,
Osteopaths; Dr. Charles Glicks-
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The Broward Region of Wom-
en's American ORT which in
four years has grown from 11 to
30 chapters with almost 4,000
members recently held their
fifth installation of officers.
Installing officer was Mrs.
Edward Light, vice president of
District VI, which serves nine
Southeast states. Mrs. Melvir
Talbert was installation chair-
Officers for the coming year are
Mrs. Herbert Wormser,
president; Mrs. Samuel Press,
chairman of the executive com-
mittee; Mrs. Lawrence Chait,
Mrs. Jay Rosen and Mrs. Meivin
Talberg, vice presidents; Mrs.
Eric Golden, treasurer; Mrs.
Selwyn Kent, financial secretary;
Mrs. Harry Woldman, recording
secretary; Mrs. Sy Dora, cor-
responding secretary; Mrs.
Beraie Chazin, parliamentarian.
Representatives to the national
board are Mrs. Chazin, Mrs. Ber-
nard Goldman, Mrs. Bernard
Plotkin, Mrs. Press, Mrs. Rosen
and Mrs. Wormser.
Mrs. Wormser said, "We
intend to enlarge our membership
through the formation of new
chapters in Margate, Emerald
Hills and Three Islands. We in-
tend also to become more active
in community service and will
continue our support of the
Sheridan and the Atlantic Voca-
Friday. August 20,1976
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New York Jewish Museum
Showing Travelers' Items
The Jewish Museum's perma-
nent collection of Jewish cere-
monial objects is the largest in
the United States and one of the
three most important in the
world. It ranges from pottery
used in the time of Moses to a
Persian synagogue wall of the
16th century to contemporary
silver ceremonial objects created
in the Museum's Tobe Pascher
Workshop for Silversmiths.
One of the newest and most
interesting exhibits at the
museum is a small Judaica
display entitled "The Jewish
Traveler." The compact exhibit
contains many unique and beau-
tiful miniature objects used by
Jews when they traveled.
From Biblical times Jews have
Tay-Sachs Disease, a de-
generative hereditary disorder
that leads to blindness, motor
disorders and early death, is 100
times more common among Ash-
kenazi (Central European and
Russian) Jewish children than
any other group.
But the disease can be
eliminated. Testing programs at
the University of Miami's Mail-
man Center for Child Develop-
ment, Mount Sinai Medical Cen-
ter, Community Hospital of
South Broward and North Beach
Medical Center in Fort Lauder-
dale screen individuals of child-
bearing age to identify carriers of
the defective gene and monitor
pregnancies where risk has been
traveled on pilgrimages to
Jerusalem, as merchantmen in
search of silk to new and
different parts of the globe. In-
geniously they devised miniature
ceremonial objects for their long
journeys so they could practice
their faith no matter how far from
home they went.
THE EXHIBIT AT the
museum contains spice con-
tainers, folding Chanukah lamps,
miniature prayerbooks, a case for
a scribe and a small circumcision
kit. No traveler's bag was com-
plete, however, without an
amulet, which was considered
useful in protecting one from
disease, highway robbers and
other hazards of a journey.
The Jewish Museum exhibit,
which will continue through the
Fall, even contains a miniature
sewing kit with the personal seal
of the woman who owned it. One
other intriguing aspect of the ex-
hibit is the inclusion of part of the
traveler's prayer, which read* in
part, "May it be thy will, O Lord
my God and God of my fathers,
to conduct me in peace, to direct
my steps in peace, to uphold me
in peace, and to lead me in life,
joy and peace unto the haven of
my desire. O deliver me from
every enemy, ambush and hurt
by the way, and from all afflic-
tions that visit and trouble the
world ..." (Daily Prayer Book,
translated by Dr. Joseph Hertz).
The Jewish Museum, under the
auspices of the Jewish Theo-
logical Seminary of America, is at
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Admitted to Bar of United States Supreme Court-1964
Member of American Bar Association
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Juris Doctor, Law School, George Washington University
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort LauderdaU
Jewish Women &>m
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IOSE KUSHNER. Breast Cancer: a personal
history and an investigative report. Harcoort
Brace Jovanovich, $10. 400 pp.
iOSE KUSHNER has written a very im-
/poitant book. "Breast Cancer" attempts to
alert all women to the importance of early detec-
tion and to get the best care possible pre- and
This not a book for doctors. It is for the
[layperson, and Mrs. Kushner, a medical jour-
fnalist, purports to inform women about all
surgical alternatives which she has found many
I oncologists (cancer specialists) are not willing to
I inform or perform.
SHE EMPHASIZES the importance of BSE
(Breast Self-Examination), and she charts breast
[cancer risks for American women. Among those
in the high risk group are Jews of European an-
Icestry, whereas Jews of North African or Asian
[ancestries are in the low risk group. The point is
Ito help women determine their risk on the chart,
'and thereby take advantage of finding a breast
cancer early enough to be cured.
j Kushner has done extensive research, as in-
licated by her bibliography, which has been
spared with the average woman in mind. It
Includes articles of substance and authority, but
vhich can be read and understood without a
CHOOSING A doctor is of the utmost im-
Iportance, preferably an oncologist a doctor
I who deals exclusively with cancer patients; and
even more preferably one who deals with breast
icer. Kushner is adamant on this point.
She insists that women who may have breast
cancer should see a cancer specialist and not rely
on family doctors or general surgeons to either
"wait and see" or to perform the surgery itself.
There are only twenty-two oncology or cancer
centers in the country. One of them is the
University of Miami School of Medicine.
"BREAST CANCER" has caused stirs this
year in the medical community for the reason that
the author challenges the quality of care women
receive in America. After comparing our
procedures with those in a variety of European
countries, she concludes that American women
with breast cancer are usually the victims of a
blind one-step biopsy-mastectomy procedure
they do not need.
Kushner provides the msstectomee with
personal observations and informative data on
post-operative recovery, a little discussed aspect
of breast cancer surgery; shopping for clothes;
and the psychological reactions of family and
friends. Kushner's expertise and interest in this
traumatic and oftimes shattering operation
comes from her own experience.
Upon going through a mastectomy herself, she
discovered the need to provide women with
certain basic information which she, as a medical
writer, could research, but which was and is not
easily forthcoming to most breast cancer
One out of every 15 women will develop a
breast cancer sometime in her life. "Breast
Cancer" is a significant step in helping women
determine, understand and be part of their fates
on the surgical table.
Air piRAcy must Be en&e&
JEFFERSON'S FELICITOUS line, "a
decent respect for the opinions of
unkind," has jumped out of historical context
these past few days for application to Israel's
uraculous rescue of 103 hostages at Uganda's
Entebbe International Airport.
To be sure, Israel has not won respect from the
itional blocs that insist on treating the Jewish
fctate with disdain at all times; but it is en-
rtening to note that Chaim Herzog, Israel's
rincipal delegate to the UN, has reported that
long congratulatory messages pouring into
brusalem were several from countries that had
/ered diplomatic relations with Israel because
irab economic and political pressure.
PLAYWRIGHTS WILL be hard put to
lion dramas more electrifying than Israel's
Cue in 53 minutes flat of innocent Jews
prisoner by Arab and West German
)rist8 who were assisted by Ugandan guards,
for Americans marveling at the escapade,
date of rescue carried an added satisfaction
weekend of celebration of this nation's
[Now the international community faces stem
_ Bilges growing out of the latest skyjacking,
secondary problem is to keep the reco-"d
taight about Uganda's share of responsibility
the outrage. Far more important is the job of
ting a decisive end to jet-age kidnapping.
AS TO the minor issue: Uganda. The scorn
directed by officials of Kenya against Uganda's
president, General Idi Amin. should serve to
awaken other Third World leaders to the
hypocrisy and cruelty attending so many of
Amin's actions. Stung by Amin's sharp criticism
of any assistance neighboring Kenya may have
given the Israeli rescuers, the Nairobi govern-
ment has openly branded Amin "the world's
greatest dictator, a fascist, a warmonger, and a
The statement out of Nairobi further assailed
the blustering Amin as a troublemaker "whose
meaning of leadership for the last five years has
been savagery, torture and mass murders of
BRANDED "a racist murderer" in the UN by
Daniel Patrick Moynihan last October, Amin has
to his shame put to death at least 100,000 of his
compatriots, according to the boasts of his own
Of far more consequence than the sickening
matter of Gen. Amin's cruelty and duplicity is the
urgent call to the international community to get
on at last with a practical and effective plan for
frustrating potential hijackers, putting an end to
blackmail, designing techniques for rescuing
prisoners of the outlaws, and imposing sanctions
against nations that continue to cooperate with
this new breed of pirates.
INETY MINUTES at Entebbe," announced by
I Paramount on July 12, based on the factual novel by Uri
Dan and William Stevenson, and written while the events of the
rescue operation by the daring Israeli commandos unravelled only a
week earlier, has a screenplay-by Paddy Chayefsky with Sidney
Lumet set to direct. The book by Dan and Stevenson was published
by Bantam Books July 19.
In making the announcement, David V. Picker admitted that
the Paramount version will be the fourth picture dealing with the
freeing of the hijacked hostages from the Air France plane in
Uganda, but one based on extensive interviews with key Israeli and
military sources who were behind the Entebbe rescue mission.
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS came up with their project "Rescue
at Entebbe" within 24 hours after the news broke on the wire
service. Their epic is being produced and directed by George Roy
Hill, winner of an Acadc.ay Award for "The Sting," previously
lauded for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "Slaughter-
house Five" and "Hawaii."
Hill is just completing post-production at Universal on "Slap
Shot" starring Paul Newman, but is already at work developing his
dramatization of the commando raid termed the most daring rescue
operation in recent military history.
ANOTHER FEATURE film is being planned by Murray
Schwartz, president of Merv Griffin Production, who by chance
happened to be on the hijacked Air France plane from Athens to
Paris. His epic is being labeled "Odyssey of 139" and should be the
most revealing one since he actually was a bystander to the crime of
"Assault on Entebbe" is the title of a picture the enterprising
Elliott Kastner is preparing at this time. Producer of many suc-
cessful pictures, Kastner currently is represented on the screen
with "The Missouri Breaks," the Marlon Brando-Jack Nicholson
Western. Kastner employs the services of Shmuel Erde and Geoff
Berkin for the story with Erde joined by Kastner associate Jerry
Gershwin during the actual production of the film. .
UNI VERBAL'S GEORGE Eckstein is producing a three-hour
television film dealing with the shenanigans of the late U.S.
Senator Joseph E. McCarthy and his alleged relations with Joseph
Kennedy and Richard Nixon. NBC is televising the epic entitled,
"Tall Gunner Joe," budgeted at $1.5 million and written by Lane
Slate as a strange contribution to our Bicentennial. .
Lionel Stander, a near-victim of the McCarthy period of
hysteria and a voluntary exile for almost a quarter of a century,
makes his Hollywood comeback in Robert Chartoff and Irwin
Winkler's production for United Artists, "New York, New York,"
thereby joining Liza Minelli who portrays the central character.
Stander plays the part of an artist's agent, almost the same type of
role for which he won an Oscar nomination in the Janet Gaynor-
Frederic March film, "A Star is Born". .
HITLER RIDES AGAIN in the 20th Century-Fox television
spectacular, a three-hour epic for ABC written by Lionel Chetwynd
for executive producer Jack Haley, Jr. The teleplay is based on the
premise that Hitler was captured trying to escape from Berlin in
1945 and subsequently tried for war crimes by an international
court of justice. The intriguing yam, from a story idea by Haley
and Ronald Lyon, is titled "The Capture and Trial of Adolf Hitler."
It will do well in Germany. .
Bette Midler, who rose to fame in the Broadway production of
"Fiddler on the Roof," then dazzled theater and concert audiences
with her renditions of the 1940s, '50s and '60s song hits, and is
today the top singer headlining in nightclubs and television as the
nation's top moneymaker in the recording field, has gone Holly-
wood. She is opening an office at the Burbank studios and
developing her own screenplays fashioned by her and her
production executive Aaron Russo. .
LEE STRASBERG, the almost legendary heed of Actors
Studio, upon return from his motion picture assignment in
"Cassandra Crossing" abroad, has joined 20th Century-Fox TV
and Four Star International in a joint production deal to present a
series of major plays on Broadway.
fciveRtinq Attention to the Sins of Otheas
NE MAN who certainly would have approved
the Israeli action was Thomas Jefferson. He
the Declaration of Independence, which was
jted on July 4, and he no doubt would have been
pleased at the saving of the innocent hostages
_ the hijackers on that day. What better way could
ere be for celebrating the day dedicated to "hfe,
erty and the pursuit of happiness?"
Jefferson knew all about these hijackers. In his day,
flourfehed in the same section of the world as today.
[was highly popular among the so-called Barbery
ites Algeria, Tunis, Morocco and Tripoli. Any ship
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going through the Mediterranean faced the likelihood of
its crew and passengers being kidnapped and held for
ransom unless regular tribute was paid to the Barbery
THE BARBARY hijackings were not ended until
1815, when Commodore Decatur paid a visit to Algeria
and taught it the kind of lesson Uganda has just
Some at the United Nations say that while the
rescuing of the hostages is to be commended, the Israeli
action was an aggression against the sovereignty of an
independent state, and so it is to be condemned.
Actually, the beauty of the Israeli action lies in this
very thing. It is the governments who allow
hijackers to land and function on their soil who are as
culpable as the hijackers. They make the hijacking
possible Without the government sanction, most of
them would find it impossible to operate.
In the case of Idi Amin, the collusion between his
government and the hijackers is more palpable Amin
has not only praised Hitler, but imitated him in his
killing of thousands of his own people.
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Laudtrdalt
Friday, August 20,197J
Jewish Community Center
BILL GOLDSTEIN, OJrsxf or GLORIA K ATX, Id If or HARRIET PIRIR, CoorfJtor
2990 N.W. 33rd Avenue, Pert Lauderdale Phone: 484-8200
A Thank You
From Larry Berkley
I wish to thank all those children, teens and adults who par-
ticipated in our programs this summer. The Six Days in Summei
children's program was a success. The children had fun, the staff was
exhausted and Mimi Lasker did an excellent job in administering the
The Tuesday night "tween" program, started by JCC director
BID Goldstein, grew from eight to over 30 tweens, enjoying themselves
with ping-pong, air hockey, billiards, jukebox playing and arts and
A special thank-you to Sandra Brandt, who patiently directed
and organized the arts and crafts for the tweens.
The "College Mixer" originally started for students who were
visiting or returning to Florida for the summer had its good nights
and slow oies. The last one had over 60 persons in attendance, with
live music and plenty of refreshments. The consensus was that it was a
lot of fun. Thanks to Joan Schnur for her assistance and cooperation
with the College Mixer.
Also, thanks to Ira Blumenthal, who has joined our staff as teen
and tween director. He brings a professional background and the skill
and enthusiasm that make for a tremendous program.
Thank you, ladies, who participated in the slimnastics, cooking,
dance, Yiddish and numerous other activities that go on at the JCC.
And a thank you to the students who attended the yoga and karate
classes we all enjoyed so much.
A very special thank you to Leni, Sandy and Freida, our
secretaries. They were, and are, the backbone of any agency.
If I missed anyone, thank you for a summer that anticipates an
active and meaningful fall with plenty of recreational, educational and
social events. Look for our fall brochure.
JCCAC Racket, Ball Games Starting
The first Jewish Community
Center Athletic Club major ac-
tivity is slated to start mid-
September under the direction of
JCC athletic director Larry
Berkley, assisted by teen director
(and experienced player) Ira
Blumenthal. The JCC has en-
gineered, through Larry, a
"sweetheart deal" with a new
local indoor air-conditioned
handball paddleball racketball
club ... to reserve at least three
courts Sunday mornings from 9
to noon for JCC Athletic Club
Men's racket games.
There is a projected bagel 'n'
lox breakfast meeting for all
prospective players to register
... and THERE WILL BE A
CUT-OFF as the JCC can accom-
modate only a certain number of
players (minimum age is 18).
CALL IMMEDIATELY: Lar-
ry Berkely at the JCC and sign
up for this AC activity. Limited
membership requires your im-
Incidentally, per one-hour
minimum playing time for each
player complete with lockers
to store clothes ... a locker-
room to change in showers
. and steam and sauna baths
... the outrageous fee of $1.50
per day will be levied by the JCC.
THAT IS UNBELIEVABLE
. BUT BELIEVE YOU
BETTER SIGN UP OR MISS
SYNOPSIS OF THE WEEKLY TORAH PORTION
"Thou shalt set the blessing upon mount Gerizim, and the
curse upon mount Ebal" (Deut. 11.29).
Re'eh "Behold, I set before you this day a blessing and f
curse: the blessing, if ye shall hearken unto the com
mandments of the Lord your God, which I command you
this day; and the curse, if ye shall not hearken'
(Deuteronomy 11.26). When the Israelites enter Canaan,
six tribes are to stand upon Mount Gerizim and bless all
those who will keep God's commandments, and six tribes
are to stand on Mount Ebal and curse all those who will
disobey God's commandments.
Sacrifices are to be offered only in the place that God
shall choose. He who wishes to offer a meat sacrifice which
he may eat; and lives too far from the proper place of of-
fering, may slaughter the offering in his own house, but it
will not be considered a sacrifice. He must be careful not to
consume any of the blood.
Those who incite others to idolatrous acts are to be
exterminated. The portion goes on to state the rules
defining purity and impurity in regard to animals, fish and
fowl the bask ritual dietary laws. The portion also
contains the rules regarding tithes, money moratoria, a
prohibition on interest, and regulations regarding the
Hebrew slave, the first-born of wtnml^ and the three
Teen Topics jjew chib in the Making
The grand reopening of the
"teen only" Jean Scene Lounge
was a huge success, drawing
more than 20 teenagers who en-
joyed "The Bob Dylan Story"
presented by our talented teen
director, Ira Blumenthal, who
sang, played the guitar and the
After Ira's set, teen athletic di-
rector Larry Berkley gave an in-
teresting demonstration of yoga
and karate movements (two on-
going programs at the JCC).
Finally, the acoustic-rock
guitars of professionals Mark and
Rob captivated the audience for
50 minutes of tremendous guitar
and singing music everything
from rock to folk to original
After the entertainment, the
teens enjoyed free refreshments.
Live professional entertain-
ment, free refreshments, amateur
talent contest are planned for
Sunday, Aug. 26.
All Jean Scene Lounge times:
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Beginning of Teen Art Work-
Generation "Rap" Session on
Teen Gymnastics and Teen
Touch Football League
Etc., Etc., Etc.,
Look for our dates of
registration times .
info in "Teen Topics" in future
issues of The Jewish Floridian.
The organizing group of the
Jewish Maturing Citizens who
live in the Greater Fort Lauder-
dale area met on Thursday, Aug.
5, at the Jewish Community
Center. The 169-member group is
eager to get started planning
trips, lectures and entertainment.
Meetings are scheduled for the
second Thursday of each month
at 1 p.m.
The first business was the
election of temporary officers.
The consensus was that officers
should be elected for a three-
month period only, in order to
allow sufficient time for everyone
to get to know each other.
The elected officers are pres-
ident, Sol Brenner; vice pres-
ident, Mitchell Colman;
treasurer, Barney Muldofsky;
secretary, Viola Melnick.
Committees appointed are
publicity: Shirley Shimkin, and
entertainment: Irving Benowitz,
Manny Eckstein, Murray
Gompers, Matty Kaufman and
Dues were set at $2 a year to
offset any expenses.
The response to the lunch and
card party has been so over-
whelming that we have decided
to offer it on a regular basis.
A wonderful way to spend the
first and third Monday of each
month will be to relax after a
busy weekend with old friends
and potential new ones.
Have lunch and play anything
you want for SI.
Call the JCC for reservations.
Suggestions for a club nami.
were solicited and the si*
gestions will be presented at tt
next meeting, at which time tt
naming will take place.
Somerset Condominium has
offered use of their parking lot foi
those club members who hav
parking problems. If you us
their facilities, please leave a not
on the car window saying th
you are at the JCC.
See you at the next meeting!
Lorna "Tsirel" Tomkin, thel
Lehrer (teacher), says it's in to bel
speaking Yiddish these days. Sol
she is inviting aU Yiddishists to)
come and study Mama-Loshen.
Classes will be held every Mon-!
day from 10 a.m. to noon, be-|
ginning September 13.
Come on down to the Jewish
Community Center and register.
Come early, so you can get a seat
as classes are so popular now that
sometimes people have to be
turned away. Bring a friend soj
you will have someone to I
Join the mishpoche and fine
out what all the fun is about.
Phone 484-8000 and ask for
Sandy in order to register.
BETH ISRAEL TEMPLE. 7100 W
Oakland Park Blvd. Rabbi Philip A
Labowirt. Cantor Maurice Neu (43)
EMANU-EL TEMPLE. 3245 w
Oakland Park Blvd. Reform. Rabbi
Joel S. Ooor. Cantor Jerome Klement
TAMARAC JEWISH CENTER. 910*
NW S7th St. Conservative. Rabbi
Israel Zimmerman (44A).
YOUNG ISRAEL OF HOLLYWOOD.
4171 Stirling Rd. Orthodox. Rabbi
PLANTATION JEWISH CONGREGA
TION. 400 S Nob Hill Rd. Liberal Re-
form. Rabbi Sheldon j. Harr (44)
OOOUC. 7473 N W 4th St. (Ml
SHOLOM TEMPLE. 133 SE llth Ave.
Conservative. Rabbi Morris A. Skop.
Cantor Jacob Remer (4*).
BETH HILLEL CONGREGATION. 7*40
Margate Blvd. Conservative. Cantor
MARGATE JEWISH CENTER. *ltl
NW fth $t. Conservative (44B).
CORAL SPRINGS HEBREW CON
GREOATION. 3731 NW fifth aS."
Reform. RabM Max weiti (44).
By RABBI SAMUEL FOX
Question: Why does Jewish
tradition forbid homosexuality
between two females?
Answer: The rabbis of the
Tannaitic era derived this pro-
hibition from a statement in the
Bible which prohibits Jews from
doing the things which were done
in ancient Egypt and Canaan
(Leviticus 18:3) (Sifra). The Tal-
mud considers such a practice as
obscene (Yebamot 76a).
According to Medieval
authorities, this was even con-
sidered as a form of prostitution.
Maimonides explains that this
was a practice in ancient Egypt
which was frowned upon by Jew-
ish tradition (Yad, Isure Biah
21:8). Women who were engaged
in such practice were forbidden ir
marriage to a High Priesi
Shabbos 65a) and, according to
later authorities, even to any
Generally speaking, the act
was considered unnatural and not
in accordance with the will of the
Almighty in his design for life on
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER-
BETH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE.
C4wtry village Eat. Ceenervative.
Rabbi David Be rent (43)
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this earth. The Talmud tells us
that for this reason the Amoraic
scholar, Samuel, did not allow his
daughters to sleep together.
Some claim that the will of the
Almighty is explicitly revealed in
the texts of Holy Books and im-
plicitly revealed in the normal
process of nature. Any attempt
to subvert or pervert the normal
process of nature is considered
lewd and forbidden.
Question: According to
Jewish law, is a patient
allowed to refuse medical
Answer: Generally speaking,
self-destruction is forbidden by
Jewish law. The Bible com-
manded the Jew to "live by
them" (i.e. the ordinances of the
faith) and "not to die." The
Talmud (Pirke Aboth) em
phasizes J,hat a person is "com-
pelled to live" and obligated to
protect that life.
Maimonides states that every^
person is obligated to seek the
advice and treatment of a com-
petent physician. Some sources
state that one who refuses to go
to a doctor is arrogantly violating
the will of the Alniighty, who
wants life, or foolishly relying
Generally speaking, the bask
contention is that life belongs to
the Almighty and man is obli-
gated to preserve it as a trust
given to him by the Almighty
until He Himself asks for man to
return the life He gave him.
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