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OF GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE
Volume 5 Number 21
Friday, October 15, 1976
C FredK Shochel Friday, October 15, 17
Price 25 cents
Sen, Greenberg Names 1977
UJA Campaign Leaders
Sen. Samuel L. Greenberg,
general chairman of the 1977
Jewish Federation of Greater
Fort Lauderdale's 1977 United
Jewish Appeal-Israel Emergency
Fund Campaign, announced that
three key campaign leadership
posts have been filled. Leo
Goodman and Alvin S. Gross
will serve as general campaign
cochairmen and Albert G. Segal
will be chairman of the Pace-
setter Division.
Goodman served as general
chairman of the 1976 UJA Cam-
paign which set an alltime high
for Fort Lauderdale of over $1.5
million. He currently serves as
vice president of the Federation.
Goodman, a prominent real
estate builder and developer, is
formerly from Teaneck, N.J.,
which honored him as "Man of
the Year." He also received this
same honor from Brandeis Uni-
versity in Bergen County.
Goodman is from an early
Zionist family. He was one of the
founders of Maimonides Medical
Center in Brooklyn and is well
known for his work in civic as
well as religious organizations.
He is a past board member of
the Englewood, N.J., Hospital
and also served on the Teaneck
Zoning Board for many years.
He is a graduate of the Uni-
versity of Michigan and the New
LEO GOODMAN
ALVIN S. GROSS
ALBERT G. SEGAL
York University Law School.
Gross, a Fort Lauderdale Jew-
ish community leader for many
years, has served as president of
the Jewish Federation as well as
General Campaign chairman.
For the past several years he has
been the Pacesetter chairman.
He currently is on the Executive
Committee of the Federation and
chairman of its Social Planning
Committee. He is a past officer
of Temple Emanu-El, was
chairman of the Temple Emanu-
El Building Committee and is
currently president of Broward
Linen Co. He has served as past
president of the Linen Supply
Association of America and the
South East Textile Maintenance
Association.
DeBeer Honoree at
Day School Ball
The Hebrew Day School of
Fort Lauderdale has announced
its selection of Alfred DeBeer as
their honoree for their forth-
coming second Autumn Ball, on
Saturday, Oct. 30, at Temple
Beth Israel in Sunrise. Proceeds
from this event will aid their
scholarship fund.
DeBeer is a board member of
B'nai B'rith and active in the
Inverrary Campaign of the
Jewish Federation-United
Jewish Appeal. He played an
active role in the Hebrew Day
School of Nassau County, N.Y.,
and served as vice president of
Temple Beth Sholom in Amity-
ville, L.I.
More recently DeBeer has
been instrumental in estab-
lishing the Hebrew Day School
of Fort Lauderdale, serving on
its board as chairman of the
scholarship committee.
The school has recently moved
to its new quarters at the Sun-
rise Professional Center, 5975 W.
Sunrise Blvd.
The school now has an
enrollment of 75 children who
come to the school from all parts
of Fort Lauderdale and is
currently educating children
from kindergarten to fifth grade.
Plans are under way for a
sixth grade for the next school
year.
Several new teachers have
been added, which expands the
teaching staff to eight, including
a full-time physical education
teacher and math specialist.
The school is funded by the
Jewish Federation of Greater
ALFRED DeBEER
Fort Lauderdale, tuition and in-
dividual donations.
Any further information or
Autumn Ball tickets may be
obtained from the Day School
office.
Urge UNations
ActionAgainst
Hostage-Taking
By YITZHAK RABI
UNITED NATIONS (JTA)
West German Foreign Min-
ister Hans Dietrich Genscher
made a strong appeal to the 31st
UN General Assembly to draft a
convention that would bar the
taking of hostages and make
sure that the perpetrators of
Continued on Page 6
Cross is a past president of
the Fort Lauderdale Lodge of
B'nai B'rith, a member of the
Chamber of Commerce, the
Downtown Rotary and a past
director and officer of Junior
Achievement and a 32nd degree
Mason.
Segal, a relative newcomer
to the Fort Lauderdale area from
Charlotte, N.C., is a top national
leader of United Jewish Appeal
who holds membership of UJA's
National Campaign Cabinet and
National Executive Committee.
He has been a member of UJA's
study missions to Israel many
times.
From 1968 to 1972 Segal was
campaign chairman in Charlotte,
and from 1971 to 1974 served as
president of the Charlotte Jewish
Federation. He has been in-
volved in many Jewish and civic
leadership roles. He is chairman
of the Board of Directors of
Pic'n'Pay Stores, a chain of 325
Continued on Page 3
Judaica Library
Established
Rabbi Leonard S. Zoll,
director of the Merkaz
Torah/Center for Jewish Edu-
cation, has announced the estab-
lishment of the Merkaz Torah
Judaica Library to be housed at
the central offices of the Jewish
Federation of Greater Fort
Lauderdale.
Contributions have already
been made to the library. The
community is invited to provide
additional funds or books on
Judaica. Acknowledgement will
be made of all gifts.
Further information may be
obtained by calling the Jewish
Federation.
WECARE Program
Selects Committee Chairman
Committee chairmen have
been selected for the WECARE
program, the coordinated com-
munity volunteer program for
men and women sponsored by
the Women's Division of the
Jewish Federation of Greater
Fort Lauderdale.
The announcement was made
by Mimi Bederman, vice presi-
dent of Community Relations,
and Rovi Faber, chairman of the
WECARE Program.
The chairmen are: Hospital,
Maurice Meyer; Shut-in, May
Morton; Nursing Home, Fritzie
Rosansky; Public Relations,
Mildred Tell; Telephone Com-
mittee, Lucille Stang; Special
Talents, Joska Bibace; Clerical
Committee, Marie Parsons,
coordinator, Harriet Mishner.
The WECARE Program
already has over 100 volunteers.
Careful records are being kept of
the hours put in by each par-
ticipant, and Vfrere will be a
special awards flay at the end of
the year. |
Rabbi Leonard S. Zoll,
director of Education and Chap-
laincy of the Jewish Federation
of Greater Fort Lauderdale
indicated that Jewish tradition
regards service to the infirm and
aged as the fulfillment of the
mitzvah, or commandment, of
g'millut chasadim, or kind deeds
of compassion and goodness,
which seek no reward.
All persons interested in
participating in the WECARE
Program may call the Jewish
Federation office.
Sunrise Lakes Phase I,
To Hear Yossi Weisgras
The Phase I Unit Owners
Association in cooperation with
Sunrise Lodge No. 2953 B'nai
B'rith announces that their
annual United Jewish Appeal
Campaign program will be held
on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m.
in the Phase I Clubhouse.
Chairmen Bernie Sakren and
Joe Gillman reported that they
had obtained the services of
Yossi Weisgras to speak about
Israel at the program.
Dr. Weisgras, an officer
during the Israeli Six-Day War
in the Combat Engineering
Corps, received his Ph.D. from
New York University. He was
born in Israel and was educated
in London.
During the course of his stay
in London, he was a stock per-
former and starred in one of
London's Folk Song Clubs. He
plays the accordion and sings.
Dr. Weisgras presents a vivid
picture of the problems of Israel.
His narrative descriptions of his
personal experiences during the
Six-Day War have an emotional
impact.
Sakren and Gillman said that
the United Jewish Appeal meets
health, education and welfare
needs in Israel and in 30 other
countries of the world.
The UJA continues the
emergency fund which was
launched on behalf of Israel's
people and helps finance welfare,
medical, reconstruction and im-
At recent Jewish Federation Young Leadership opening dinner
at Pier 66 are (left to right) Congressman Stephen Solarz,
guest speaker; Dr. Saul and Ellen Lipsman, chairmen of the
Plantation Young Leadership group; Barbara and Len
Jacobson, chairmen of the Northeast Young Leadership group
and Nancy Odwak, dinner coordinator. Over 110 persons
attended the dinner and heard Congressman Solarz who
analyzed Israel's relationships and quest for peace with her
Arab neighbors.
YOSSI WEISGRAS
migration programs for 850,000
destitute Jewish men, women
and children throughout the
world.
Sakren and Gillman also said
that the UJA is the umbrella or-
ganization which oversees the
United Israel Appeal, the Amer-
ican Jewish Joint Distribution
Committee and the United Hias
Service. These groups help to
transfer, resettle and absorb im-
migrants coming to Israel. Jews
are aided in 30 countries in-
cluding Israel with programs for
aged, chronically ill and handi-
capped refugees to be settled
both in Israel and the United
States.
UJA through ORT also pro-
vides vocational and technical
training for immigrants both in
Israel and other countries.
Sakren and Gillman are ap-
pealing to the residents for full
participation at the event on
Oct. 24.
Assisting Sakren and Gillman
are cochairmen Ralph Frucht,
Harry Levene, Murray Kostoff
and Hank Meyer.
At Sunday's program, Ber-
nard Strauss will be presented
an award for his humanitarian
r efforts toward Jewish and non-
Jewish causes.


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Th* Jtwish Floridian of Onater Fort LauderdaU
Friday. October 16,1976
Mandel Says 'Inflation Threatens Jewish Services'
Describing inflation as "the
number one threat to Jewish
community services in North
America," Morton Mandel,
president of the Cleveland
Jewish Community Federation,
opened the 1977 Campaign
Planning Meeting of the Council
of Jewish Federations and
Welfare Funds at the Waldorf
Astoria Hotel, Sept. 17.
Mandel appealed to Jewish
Federation leaders and campaign
executives to make 1977 a year
of "unprecedented support of
local and national campaigns to
combat the destructive
elimination of vital life-building
services."
Leon Dulzin, treasurer of the
Jewish Agency, also told Jewish
leaders, despite inflation, to seek
increased contributions for the
Agency's humanitarian services
for 600,000 people in Israel in
1977.
"With a military budget of $4
billion next year, and inflation
now at 35 percent," Dulzin said,
"North American Jewry must
again meet 70 percent of the
Agency's annual budget to help
Israel's immigrants."
The United Jewish Appeal's
role in assisting community
Six Scholarships Awarded by CJF
Six young Jewish students,
four men and two women,
selected from hundreds of ap-
plicants in North America, are
recipients of the 1976-77 Feder-
ation Executive Recruitment and
Education Program (FEREP)
scholarships, sponsored by the
Council of Jewish Federations
and Welfare Funds (CJF), in co-
operation with graduate social
work departments of five leading
American universities.
Samuel J. Silberman, chair-
man of FEREP and a CJF vice
president, announced today that
the six students will receive two-
year scholarship grants and
loans toward master's degrees,
and on graduation will be placed
in positions with Federations
throughout the United States
and Canada.
The recipients are Jonathan
Shuster from New York City;
Roberta Sue Novick from West
Hemps tead. L.I.; Sharon R.
Friedrich of Islip, N.Y.; Joseph
M. Brodecki of Richmond, Va.;
Michael Ostroff from Phila-
delphia; and Ronald S. Iken, a
native of St. Louis.
"FEREP's goals, since its
inception in 1972," said Mr.
Silberman, "are to recruit and
train the exceptionally gifted
Jewish student, who is also
deeply committed to enhancing
the quality of Jewish life in the
areas of social service and com-
munal activites for service in the
invaluable humane services
supported and performed by
Jewish Federations in North
America."
Graduates of the program are
placed in the local Jewish Feder-
ations and Welfare Funds of the
United States and Canada ac-
cording to community need.
Twenty-six FEREP graduates
are now serving Federations in
19 cities, with another 12 still ir.
graduate shools. With the six
new scholarship recipients, a
total of 44 young men and
women have so far been selected
for professional careers within
the Federations.
CJF's program was conceived
four years ago in response to the
need to attract students with the
intellectual capabilities, coupled
with a sense of Jewish identity,
into Federation careers both
to meet the growing demand for
qualified professionals and to
infuse youthful, dedicated
leaders into the network of
Jewish welfare organizations.
A viva Group Hadassah
Plans Mini-Luncheon
Aviva Group of Hadassah will
hold a paid-up membership mini-
luncheon meeting on Monday,
Oct. 18 at noon at the Lauder-
dale Lakes City Hall.
Mollie Winston, president, will
introduce the new slate of of-
ficers.
A musical presentation,
"Chairmen on Parade,"
featuring Paula Cohen on the
piano, will comprise the
program. Dorothy Golin is
program vice president.
The CJF is the association of
central community organizations
Federations, Welfare Funds,
Community Councils serving
800 Jewish communities in the
United States and Canada. It
aids these communities to
mobilize maximum support for
the UJA and other overseas
agencies, as well as for major
national and local services in-
volving financing, planning and
operating health, welfare,
cultural, educational, community
relations, and other programs
benefitting all residents.
campaigns next year was
described by Irving Bernstein,
its executive vice chairman.
The meeting was one of 40
held during the four-day
quarterly Board of Directors and
Committee deliberations of CJF,
whose president is Jerold C.
Hoffberger of Baltimore. Hof-
fberger was joined by Campaign
Services Chairman Philip
Granovsky of Toronto and key
representatives of 215 Jewish
Federations in the U.S. and
Canada.
Mandel called on Jewish
leaders to urge their com-
munities to be "watchful and
creative" in combating anti-
Semitism.
He reported that in 1974,
Federations had allocated $6
million to health services, as
opposed to $7 million in 1967.
While stressing that the balance
of allocations for domestic and
overseas needs must be main-
tained, he stated that vigorous
support for existing community
programs for the aged, the
Jewish poor, for youth, health
and education services is
essential in preventing severe
restrictions of services in 1977.
Dulzin reported on the 1977
budget of the Jewish Agency,
which is responsible for im-
migration and absorption, agri-
cultural, housing, settlement and
youth aliyah services in Israel.
Prohibitive increases in costs
of high school and university
tuition in Israel make the need
for additional generous support
of the Agency by American
Jewry imperative, he added.
He voiced concern on the issue
of Soviet Jewish immigration,
shared by leaders of Israel, the
U.S. and other countries.
Bernstein called for involving
the entire Jewish community in
the campaign, suggesting that
the period between January and
June be used to "reach families
who do not share in the burden
of responsibility but benefit from
the campaign." And he urged
steps to increase greatly the
number of contributors of major
gifts.
The CJF is the association of
central community organizations
Federations, Welfare Funds,
Community Councils serving
800 Jewish communities in the
United States and Canada. It
aids these communities to
mobilize maximum support for
the UJA and other overseas
agencies, as well as for major
national and local services in-
volving financing, planning and
operating health, welfare,
cultural, educational, community
relations and other programs
benefitting all residents.
ATTENTION ALL JEWISH WOMEN!!
You are cordially invited to attend the Fall Opening
Board Meeting of the Women's Division of the Jewish
Federation of Greater Fort Lauderdale on Monday
morning, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. at Temple Beth Israel, 7100
W. Oakland Park Blvd. Special guest will be Rabbi
Sandra Sasso, second woman Rabbi in Jewish history.
Also to be presented will be the first viewing of a sound
and music slide presentation on the many activities,
programs, and organizations within our community.
Refreshments will be served and the meeting is open, at
no admission charge, to all Jewish women in the North
Broward area. Complete details will be forthcoming in
the next issue of The Jewish Floridian.
A symbol of a people who
will not die.
Not even in death.
-U-1S-7*
Yahrzeit is the Jewish ritual observed
upon the anniversary of the death of a parent
or close relative.
A candle is lit and burns for twenty four
hours in the home of the family. As it burns, a
son or daughter of Israel is remembered and
loved. And the Faith and the destiny of the
Jewish people becomes unforgetable.
Each time a Yahrzeit candle is lit, it is the
fulfillment of God's promise to Abraham. An
assurance of new generations for all time.
For the flame is eternal. It symbolizes
Jews as a people who will not die. Not even
in death.
SUNRISE: 1171 Northwest 61st Avenue
(Sunset Strip)/584-6060
HOLLYWOOD:2230 Hollywood Boulevard/920-1010
North Miami Beach,Miami Beach and Miami.
Five chapels serving the New York City Metropolitan area.
Riverside
Memorial Chapel,Inc./ Funeral Directors
For generations a symbol of Jewish tradition.
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Friday, October 15, 1976
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
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Federation Urged to Encourage
Jewish Academic's Involvement
Riverside Dedicates New Hollywood Chapel
Riverside Memorial Chapel,
Inc.. has announced that the
formal dedication of its newly-
constructed Hollywood Chapel
at 2230 Hollywood Boulevard
was to have taken place
Thursday, Oct. 14, with
dedication ceremonies scheduled
at 4 p.m., and a reception to
follow at Temple Beth Shalom in
Hollywood.
Mayor David Keating of
Hollywood, Mayor Dr. Milton
Weinkle of Hallandale and com-
missioners of both cities were to
be in attendance. Also scheduled
to be among those present were
Rabbi Avrom Drazin, president
of the Greater Miami Rabbinical
Association; Dr. Morton
Beth HiUel Members
Worship in New Temple
Congregants of Beth Hillel of
Margate worshipped in their new
temple building during the High
Holy Days.
On Dec. 11 the cruise ship 8S
Carnivale will carry congregation
members to the Islands. For
further information about the
trip contact Ida Rothberg, Flo
Goldfarb or Kitty Amster.
Greenberg Names
1977UJA Leaden
Continued from Page 1
shoe outlets in the Southeast
which he founded in 1958.
Sen. Greenberg has just
returned from the Prime Min-
ister's Mission in Israel, which
he attended with Segal and
Irving L. Geisser, Executive Di-
rector of the Federation.
Sen. Greenberg said "that the
caliber of the top leadership of
the 1977 campaign will assure
that the effort will have wise and
experienced leaders, and this
augurs well for the success of the
campaign.
"The desperate economic situ-
ation in which Israel finds itself
requires the best in leadership
who can relay these needs to
Jews throughout Our com-
munity. This distinguished
group and a large core of other
dedicated leaders and workers
will enable Fort Lauderdale
Jewry to meet the tremendous
challenges facing them in 1977,"
he said.
Masada Gallery
Opens in Broward
The Masada-Israeli Arts and
Gifts-Gallery recently opened its
doors in the Shops of Oriole
Estates shopping center ir
Lauderdale Lakes.
The gallery carries Israeli arts,
gifts, fashions, religious articles
and foods.
According to Mrs. Tsipora
Stern, the owner, "the Gallery
hopes to create a new link
between the ever growing Jewish
population in South Florida and
the people of Israel."
Rabbi Seymour Friedman, ex-
ecutive director of the United
Synagogue of America, South-
east Region and Rabbi Max
Weitz of the Coral Springs He-
brew Congregation conducted
the dedication ceremony.
Malavsky, president of the
Broward Board of Rabbis: Dr.
Samuel Jaffe, and Rabbis David
Shapiro, Robert Frazin, Moshe
Bomzer, Philip Labowitz, Joel
Goor and Emanuel Schenk.
Joining them were to be Lewis
Cohn, president of the South
Broward Jewish Federation, and
officers of all major Jewish or-
ganizations in Broward County.
Alfred Golden, vice president
of Riverside and chairman of the
dedication program, announced
that Carl Grossberg, president
and one of the founders of
Riverside, was also to be
attendance.
The new Riverside Chapel is
located just a few blocks west of
Young's Circle. Golden said that
"the chapel will offer far greater
convenience and accom-
modations of importance to the
Jewish community."
The new Riverside Chapel
contains a Ritualarium iMikva)
and other facilities for the
performance of the Ritual of
Washing (Tahara).
The need for a strong
Federation effort to encourage
the involvement of Jewish
academics in the life of the
Jewish community was affirmed
by the College Youth and
Faculty Committee of the Coun-
cil of Jewish Federations and
Welfare Funds (CJF), at a
September meeting in the
Waldorf Astoria Hotel, under
the chairmanship of J. A. Lyone
Heppner of Montreal.
Rabbi Richard Israel, director
of B'nai B'rith Hillel Foun-
dations in the Greater Boston
area, told the Committee that
"discipline or institution-
identification" and "economic
factors" discourage Jewish
faculty members from entering
into Jewish communal life.
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Golden also announced
Arthur Grossberg, LFD,
serve as manager of the
chapel, heading one of
largest staffs of Jewish
sonnel available
County.
Charlie Friedman Declares
Dedication to Israel's Future
"The Jewish academic, like
most academics, identifies
himself with his specific dis-
cipline, and usually avoids ethnic
or community involvement, and
the cutback in grants and
in Broward positions available on campus
makes him reluctant to become
involved in Jewish campaigns,"
he said.
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the
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Congressional candidate
Charlie Friedman reaffirmed his
dedication to the security of
Israel and said. "We need a Con-
gress which is totally committed
to the freedom and independence
of this vital, important young
nation."
Friedman, a Democrat,
charged that the Republican
incumbent running for the 12th
Congressional seat has sided
consistently with the Ad-
ministration against Israel and
pro-Israel policies.
"I want to replace that in-
dividual on the House Inter-
national Relations Committee,"
he said. "I can do more for Israel
than any other candidate in this
election."
Friedman was the Democratic
nominee for U.S. Congress in
1974. In that election he came
within four votes per precinct of
beating the incumbent.
Friedman called on all
Americans during this Bicenten-
nial year to dedicate themselves
to the support of Israel, just, he
said, as earlier patriots fought
for the rights of all mankind 200
years ago.
"This can be a time of renewed
commitment to the spiritual
principles of our Founding
Fathers. America must translate
those principles into positive
action and come to the defense of
a struggling young nation," he
said.
The candidate noted that
America's greatness lay in her
spiritual and moral strength.
Quoting French political phil-
osopher Alexis de Tocqueville,
Friedman said, "America is
great because America is good,
and if America ever ceases to be
good, America will cease to be
great."
Friedman belongs to Temple
Solel and the Young Israel of
Hollywood.
Born in Newport, R.I.,
Friedman and his family were
active members of the Touro
Synagogue, the oldest syna-
gogue in the United States.
During his travels, Friedman
lived in Israel and worked as a
young man on kibbutzim during
the 1950s. Friedman also visited
many Jewish communities in
Europe in 1972, including
Austria, Hungary. Czecho-
slovakia, Rumania, Bulgaria,
Yugoslavia and Greece.
As a representative of the
South Florida Conference on
Soviet Jewry, he visited Russia
and met with a group of Jewish
activists in 1974. He also went to
the L'hag B'omer picnic and be-
friended several people who were
denied visas to emigrate.
Friedman belongs to several
other Jewish organizations,
including the Jewish Welfare
Federation of South Broward.
He is a director of the Jewish
Family Service and is a past
officer of the B'nai B'rith Youth
Organization.
A graduate of Tufts Uni-
versity School of Dental Medi-
cine, Friedman has practiced
general dentistry in the Miami
area for fourteen years. He has
developed several medical and
health care theories which have
been incorporated into his
platform for a comprehensive
medical-dental program for every
American. He has invented and
holds two patents on ultrasonic
dental equipment.
Dr. Friedman has taken a
leave of absence from his dental
practice to devote himself to the
campaign.
Rabbi Israel said that
Federations should concentrate
on the mutual benefits to him
and the community in
enlisting his support.
"The Jewish academic can be
an invaluable source of pro-
fessional expertise to his local
Federation planners and he, in
turn, with his family, can benefit
from the educational and
cultural services offered by his
Federation," he said.
Organizing faculty missions to
Masada Seeks Members
A new youth group, Masada,
has opened membership to high
school students. For information
call Pete Newberger at 564-3184.
ORT Meeting Scheduled
Lauderdale Chapter of ORT
will hold a meeting on Wednes-
day, Oct. 27, at 12:30 p.m. at the
Lauderdale Lakes City Hall.
Sandy Jackowitz, program
supervisor of the Jewish Com-
munity Center of Greater Fort
Lauderdale, will speak about
programs available at the
Center.
The annual mini-bazaar will be
held at Lauderhill Mall Oct. 25
and 26.
Israel was suggested as a step in
recharging his Jewish identity
and in making him more eager to
make a lasting commitment to
Jewish community activities.
The optimism on the campus
of the sixties, Rabbi Israel
added, has given way to a mood
of depression in the seventies,
making the need to involve
Jewish students and academics
into the mainstream of Jewish
community life more imperative
than ever.
The College Youth and
Faculty Committee met during
the four-day quarterly Board
sessions of CJF. Jerol C. Hof-
fberger of Baltimore is president
and Philip Bernstein serves as
CJF's executive vice president.
The CJF is the association of
central community organizations
Federations, Welfare Funds,
Community Councils serving
800 Jewish communities in the
United States and Canada. It
aids these communities in
mobilizing maximum support for
the UJA and other overseas
agencies, as well as for major
national and local services in-
volving financing, planning and
operating health, welfare,
cultural, educational, community
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Another View
Of the El Al Agreement
In an editorial in this column last week, we made
reference to the new landing rights agreement between El
Al Israel Airlines and Mexico which would extend El Al's
service to that country.
We suggested that Mexico's past political actions with
respect to Israel, Zionism and Jews generally made the
agreement seem "ill-timed."
There is, however, another side to this coin. With the
change in Mexico's administration set for Dec. 1, there
may also be concomitant political changes of which the
new El Al agreement is just a harbinger changes with
which El Al may have indeed reckoned in reaching the
agreement.
Incoming President Jose Lopez Portillo may well bring
Mexico's foreign policy vis-a-vis Israel and Zionism into
a more "harmonious union with what the landing rights
agreement itself represents: a link between Israel and
Mexico that promises good things in the future for all
parties concerned.
In that case, El Al, as a representative of the State of
Israel and of Jews intimately tied to the destiny of Israel,
will have achieved what politics and politicians
previously found it difficult to achieve: not only ex-
panded service for El Al abroad and increased income for
the State of Israel.
In that case, El Al will also have achieved a lessening
of tensions between the two nations involved and the
creation of a friendship for Israel which a beleagured
Israel so sorely needs today.
In essence, not only is the other side of the coin of the
new landing agreement a harbinger of positive change,
but El Al. by its acumen, helped to create it.
A Question Put to Jimmy Carter
THIS IS being written before
the second presidential debate,
but an incipient pattern has
already been set by the first,
which may stand Gerald Ford in
good stead through to the end
and possibly the election itself.
Ford says he won the first
debate. He said it from the
moment it concluded in a short
circuit of electronic confusion.
He and his retinue have been
saying it ever since, the short
circuit sounding like a needle
HWUt
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lift
Bombing Victim's
Dad Blames it All
caught in a record groove, and
that's really all that was needed.
Say anything long enough and
with enough conviction, and
pretty soon most everyone will
believe it.
WILLIAM Randolph Hearst
understood the equation between
non sequitur and repetition at
least sufficiently well to become
enshrined as the patron of yellow
journalism.
Without their own skillful and
manipulative understanding of
it, Madison Avenue would be
just another street.
On the other hand, Jimmy
Carter, as he left the Phila-
delphia theater where the first
debate was staged, confessed to
an inquiring reporter that he had
experienced problems in pro-
jecting his points. What he failed
to explain was that the problems
were no fault of his own they
emerged out of the fact that the
debate was not a debate. He had
come expecting complexity and
was clobbered by simplicity
instead.
IT WAS this confession of his
"failure," coupled with the in-
sidiously misinterpreted Playboy
interview, that gave grist to the
Ford declaration of victory,
although Ford was no more the
winner than Carter was the loser.
It also elicited from Carter the
statement, several days later,
when the essential deception of
the whole presentation finally
dawned on him, that he would
have to be less candid about his
feelings in the future a
statement made acutely tragic
when juxtaposed, if one cares to,
against the first Ford lies
Continued on Page 9
On Arafat Approval Moonies Launch Recruiting Drive
WASHINGTON (JTAI "If I had to make a mint
WASHINGTON (JTA) "If I had to make a point
about this I would say when the United Nations made heroes By LOTTIE and JACK ROBINS
out of Yasir Arafat and the PLO. they legitimized this kind of
terror."
This was the expression to the Jewish Telegraphic
Agency of Murray Karpen, father of Ronnie Karpen Moffitt,
the unintended victim of a terrorist bombing in Washington
last week which also killed Orlando Letelier, a former Am-
bassador of Chile to the United States.
LETELIER ALSO was a Cabinet member in the
government of the late President Salvador Allende and is
believed to have been the target of the bombing.
Mrs. Moffitt was buried in her family's plot in King
Solomon's Cemetery in Clifton, N.J., on the eve of Rosh
Hashanah after a funeral service attended by about 400
relatives and friends in the Passaic Memorial Jewish Chapel.
Among them were 28 of her colleagues at the Institute for
Policy Studies in Washington where Mrs. Moffit. her husband,
Michael, and Letelier worked.
Rabbi Harold White, director of the Hillel Foundation of
American University, and Marcus Raskin, a former White
House aide in the Kennedy Administration and co-director of
the Institute, delivered eulogies.
RABBI WHITE married Ronnie and Michael Moffitt.
who is not Jewish, at the Karpen home last May.
Murray Karpen and his wife, Hilda, are both natives of
Passaic where he is in the catering business. Their parents
came to the United States at the turn of the century from
Galicia when it was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and
is now in the Soviet Union.
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Volume 5
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Number 21
THE Reverend" Sun Myung
Moon, a self-ordained evangelist
and self-proclaimed Messiah from
Korea, is initiating a campaign to
recruit college-age youth all over
the world, including all 50 states,
Mexico and Canada, and to
infiltrate Jewish organizations.
Over 50 percent of his present
followers are Jewish.
Despite the attempt of parents
to stop their children from
joining Moon's Unification
Church, and to rescue those
already in. Moon continues to
attract the best and brightest of
our youth. How the "Church" is
doing it, and how the parents are
combatting this dangerous
movement, has become one of the
most controversial topics of our
time.
Recruits are promised careers,
clothing, paid medical bills, and a
new and perfect society. Once in,
the Church provides only the
barest subsistence. In turn, the
Church demands that the recruits
give up careers, money, friends
and parents, and devote all their
time to recruiting and fund-
raising.
RECRUITING IS done on
college campuses, in front of
public libraries, on the streets,
and by picking up hitchhikers
and inviting them to a free dinner
to meet a group of young people
who "want to better the world."
Once there, they are persuaded
to stay and work for the Messiah.
who, it eventually turns out, is
Moon. Self-hypnosis by constant
praying, and eventually brain-
washing, is used to coerce the
young people to keep them fat the
movement. "Love your parents,
but don't trust them,'* they are
told. Once indoctrinated, an in-
visible but definitive iron gate
locks the Moonie and his mind
away from society and the
outside world.
Some parents have had to
resort to illegal snatching in
"order to get their children out.
MOON NOW owns, in the
name of the Unification Church,
over $50 million worth of prime
property all over the U.S., plus
numerous factories, in both
Korea and the U.S. His Korean
factories include pharma-
ceuticals, weapons, pottery,
ginseng tea, munition parts, and
shortly he is to receive a contract
to make M16 automatic rifles for
the South Korean government.
Moonies sell peanuts, candy,
candles, tea and flowers on the
streets, in parking lots and door-
to-door, 16 to 18 hours a day,
averaging $300 daily. Multiply
this by 7,000 hard-core members
that Moon claims to have, and
the figures are mind-boggling.
"Moon is building an army,
not a church," says Arthur
Robins, ex-Moonie son of the
authors. "He has not told his
followers to shoot yet, but the
potential is there. They're not
above violence. We were taught
to obey every order, including
dying for Moon, which we were
told was a privilege. Under
hypnosis, Moonies cannot think
for themselves. Right now he has
them programmed to be polite,
smile, and say God Bless You.
But when the time is right he will
put a gun in their hands and tell
them to shoot all who are against
him, just as Hitler did."
IT IS a well-known fact that
Moon has on his staff former
Hitler Youth who have guided
him in the various techniques
used by Hitler to control the
minds of young people.
Just as Hitler did in the 1930s,
Moonies have already begun to
infiltrate teenage groups. In New
York City the Unification Church
.of Manhattan sponsors a Boy
Scout Explorer Post.
In San Francisco, Rabbi
Arnold J. Maggid of Con-
gregation Emanu-El was visited
last January by two well-dressed
young women, Sheri Saeger and
Michele Tunis, who stated they
represented a new organization
called: Judaism: In Service to
the World," its purpose being to
bring the beauties of Jewish
culture to the attention of the
entire world. Upon investigation,
this organization turned out to be
another Moon front, the sole
purpose being to recruit and
fund-raise among Jews.
ON THE West Coast, Dr.
Mose I. Durst, English professor
on leave of absence from Laney
College. Oakland, CaL, and
Jeremiah Schnee, leaders of
Creative Community Project in
Booneville, Cal., one of the
largest fronts of the Unification
Church, recently applied for
membership at Temple Beth
Abraham in Oakland, and were
refused because they "didn't
meet by-law qualifications which
require that applicants be of good
character in professing the
Jewish religion."
Schnee manages a janitorial
and construction company and
Aladin, a Jewish delicatessen,
both in Oakland, and both owned
by the Unification Church. Durst
is a former Lubavitcher Jew.
Creative Community Project
recently offered $1,000 to the
Jewish National Fund, as well as
to other unnamed groups, which
were refused.
THE DIRECTORS of the
Jewish Community Relations
Council and the Soviet Jewry
Action group were contacted last
March by David StoUer, a
Moonie leader in the CCP. Stoller
offered to lecture to business
executives on the plight of the
Soviet Jews. When Stoller was
confronted about his Moon con-
nections, he denied it, but did not
call again.
Nadine Hack, another Moonie,
recently applied to the Soviet
Jewry group for membership, but
this application has not been
acted upon yet.
Other CCP members recently
offered to do volunteer work for
San Mateo's regional office of
B'nai B'rith and San Francisco's
Brotherhood Way Jewish Com-
munity Center. Their offers were
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Shalom Singles Elect New Officers
The Shalom Singles elected
new officers and appointed com-
mittees for the coming year at a
special meeting.
The new officers are: Rose
Davis, president; Betty Di
Giacoma, vice president; and
Vera Shapiro, secretary-
treasurer.
Yetta Seleznow is chairperson
of the Planning Committee.
Other members are Lou
Weintraub, Henry Fields, Julie
Jackson, Blue Tutnauer and
Mildred Frimmer.
Blue Tutnauer was appointed
chairperson of the Hospitality
Committee Jane Spiegelman,
Betty DiGiacoma, Mildred
trimmer and Bea Schneidmesser
are also members of Hospitalitv
committee.
The Publicity Committee con-
sists of Rose Davis, chairperson;
bara Berlin; Phyllis Berkowitz;
Bea Levowich and Carole Propic.
The next meeting of Shalom
Singles will be Thursday, Oct 22
at 8 p.m. at the Jewish Com-
munity Center at Lauderdale
Lakes.
Presidents Conference
Urged Ford to Push
Boycott Law
NEW YORK (JTA) The Conference of Presidents of
Major American Jewish Organizations urged President Ford
to use his "personal intervention" to assure passage of anti-
boycott legislation now pending before Congress. A telegram
to the President, signed by Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler
chairman of the Presidents Conference, said:
"The organized Jewish community urgently requests your
Administration to take all possible measures to assure the
final adoption of the anti-boycott legislation now before
Congress. Economic blackmail must be resisted: America
cannot sell its principles for oil money. It must not become the
instrument for furthering the foreign policies of nations whose
purposes are inimical to ours. The Conference of Presidents of
Major American Jewish Organizations asks your personal
intervention to that end."
Rallies Commemorate
Babi Yar Anniversary
NEW YORK (JTA) Prayer services and demon-
strations were held here to commemorate the Sept. 29, 1941
massacre of 100,000 Jews by the Nazis in the Babi Yar ravine
near Kiev and to express solidarity with Soviet Jews and their
memorial services on the site in defiance of a ban by the KGB.
The Kaddish, the traditional Jewish prayer for the dead,
was recited here in front of the Soviet Mission to the United
Nations. The service was sponsored by the Greater New York
Conference on Soviet Jewry and the National Conference on
Soviet Jewry.
AT ABOUT the same time, a demonstration was held at
the ticket offices of Aeroflot, the Soviet airline, by the Student
Struggle for Soviet Jewry.
Eye-witness accounts of the 1941 massacre were read, the
el moleh memorial prayer was chanted, and the shofar was
sounded.
In Atlanta, meanwhile, Democratic Presidential nominee
Jimmy Carter issued a statement on the 35th anniversary of
the Babi Yar massacre.
He expressed his "strong hope that Soviet citizens of the
Jewish faith will be permitted to memorialize their dead at
Babi Yar."
A COPY of the statement was sent to Soviet Communist
Party Secretary Leonid I. Brezhnev.
It was issued in response to a request from Mrs. Esther
Polan, president of the Jewish Community Relations Council
of Greater Philadelphia who asked both Carter and President
Ford to state their positions on the Soviet ban against Jewish
services at Babi Yar.
Canada, Israel Move
To Form Commission
OTTAWA (JTA) -
Canada and Israel have decided
to form a committee to be called
"The Canada-Israel Joint Com-
mittee for the Development of
Trade and Economic Co-
operation."
The memorandum establishing
the committee was signed by
Donald Jamieson, secretary of
state for External Affairs, and
Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal
AUon.
The committee will meet once
a year, alternating between
Canada and Israel and will
explore the possibility of ex-
panding trade, economic and
industrial cooperation between
the two countries.
THE COMMITTEE will work
to promote the exchange of tech-
nology including industrial
research and development.
The committee's mandate
includes encouragement of in-
vestment and various proposals
will be studied, including the
possibility of setting up joint or
mixed ventures or companies.
Memorial
Fund Raised
For Hero
Of Entebbe
ITHACA, N.Y. (JTA) -
The establishment of the Colonel
Yonatan Netanyahu Memorial
Fund for Jewish Studies at
Cornell University has been an-
nounced by Harry Levin, dean of
the university'8 College of Arts
and Sciences.
Netanyahu was the 30-year-old
Israeli Army officer who lost his
life in the commando raid on
Entebbe Airport in Uganda on
July 3. The raid resulted in the
rescue of 103 hostages held by
terrorists.
NETANYAHU was the son of
Cornell's Benzion Netanyahu, a
professor of Judaic Studies and
an international authority on
Jewish history.
According to David I. Owen,
chairman of the Department of
Semitic Languages and
Literature, the memorial fund
will be used to enrich the uni-
versity's Jewish studies program
in the following ways: by
helping to endow a professorship
of Jewish studies, by supporting
a new program of archaelogical
exploration and excavation in
Israel, by endowing scholarships
for student exchanges between
Cornell and Israeli universities,
by supporting faculty and
graduate student travelers and
researchers in the field of Jewish
studies, and by establishing a
lecture series in the field.
LEVIN SAID that the
Netanyahu Memorial Fund grew
out of the many spontaneous
expressions of sympathy and
admiration for the young officer
and the numerous gifts sent to
Cornell in his honor.
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L'Chayim Hadassah To Meet Oct. 19
The next meeting of the
L'Chayim Group of Hadassah,
Plantation area, will be held
Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 12:30 p.m.,
at the Deike Auditorium.
Life membership pins and
certificates will be presented to'
new life members and a solo by
Miriam Seitman, accompanied
by Belle Harrison, will be
presented.
A group of dancers led by
Pearl Rubin and Helen Milenese
will perform Israeli and Inter-
national folk dances.
October is membership month
and the group will be con-
centrating on membership teas
for prospective emebers. For
more information, contact Fran
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Culture Group Slates
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meets the third Tuesday of each
month, will hold its next meeting
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such an act are either extradited
or brought to trial in the country
where they are seized.
"Acts involving the taking of
hostages are a threat to inter-
national relations. The efforts
made by all states to settle
international conflicts peacefully
and also the endeavors of this
world organization to make
peace more secure are placed in
jeopardy, by criminal acts of
violence committed by a few,"
Genscher declared.
HE ADDED that after "the
bitter experiences" of recent
months, all governments must
unite in condemning the seizure
of hostages and introduce
measures against it.
The West German Foreign
Minister said his government
was "convinced that it should be
possible soon to arrive at such a
convention within the framework
of the UN.
"The government of the Fed-
eral Republic will therefore
request that an item on inter-
national action on the taking of
hostages be included in the
agenda of this General Assembly
as an important and urgent
matter," Genscher said.
THIS YEAR'S General As-
sembly agenda already contains
an item for discussion on
measures to combat inter-
national terrorism. Observers
here noted that Genscher did not
mention terrorism in his pro-
posals and that the agenda item
also includes a call for a study of
the causes of international
terrorism.
The latter was inspired by the
Arab states. The UN so far has
failed to adopt anti-terrorism
measures largely because of ob-
jections by the Arab and African
states which contend that such
measures could be an obstacle to
national liberation movements.
Ford Refused to Help Congress
Act Against Arab Boycott Here
By JOSEPH POLAKOFF
WASHINGTON (JTA, -
The Ford Administration failed
to reverse its position and throw
its full weight against the delay-
ing tactics of its allies in the
Senate, and the Export Ad-
ministration Act with its anti-
boycott provisions, is doomed.
This was predictable when
Sen. John Tower (R., Tex.),
chairman of the Senate Repub-
lican Policy Committee, which is
in constant close touch with the
Administration, made it known
he would block any effort to
bring the act to a vote.
WITH CONGRESS ad-
journing for the national elec-
tions, immediate action by the
President himself would have
been required to persuade Tower
to withdraw his threat and allow
the normal course of legislation
to proceed, the proponents of the
act said.
An end of the Tower threat
would have enabled the Senate
to name its conferees who were
selected last week to work out a
bill for votes in both chambers.
Saying "the bill is doomed,"
an aide to Sen. Adlai Stevenson
(D., 111.), who coauthored the
export extension act, told the
Jewish Telegraphic Agency that
"the whole thing is all for
naught" because of the op-
position by the Administration
and its Senate allies.
TOWER MADE it plain he
would oppose unanimous con-
sent to bring a motion to the
Senate floor to name the con-
ferees while debate is taking
place on legal fees in a civil
rights bill. He also told col-
leagues that should the motion
have come after the civil rights
matter was completed, he would
physically filibuster against the
motion until Congress ad-
journed.
Until Sept. 28, Sen. Robert
Allen (D., Ala.) had engaged in
parliamentary tactics to delay
the naming of the Senate con-
ferees. Allen, however, withdrew
his opposition to a motion on the
conferees which exposed the Ad-
ministration into either ac-
cepting or blocking the motion.
With Allen's withdrawal, the
White House could charge the
Democratic majority in the
Senate with responsibility for
killing the extension act, some
observers noted.
IN ADDITION to the anti-
Arab boycott provisions, an
important section of the pro-
posed extension legislation
involved the means for the
federal government to help limit
the proliferation of atomic
weapons by restrictions on re-
processing of plutonium and the
enrichment of uranium and
heavy water technology in
agreements made by the U.S.
with other countries.
Meanwhile, White House news
secretary Ron Nessen, asked
about pending legislation to
combat the Arab boycott, said
that "The President in general
feels legislation is not required."
Nessen was asked by the JTA
whether it was true that the
Republican leadership in the
Senate was blocking the Export
Administration bill. He said he
had not heard of that.
Sakharov Appeals to Hopefuls
By JOSEPH POLAKOFF
WASHINGTON -
(JTA) Nobel Peace
Prize-winner Andrei
Sakharov and 90 Jews in
13 Soviet cities have
appealed to Presidential
candidates President Ford
and Jimmy Carter to
continue America's fight
against repression and
humiliation in the Soviet
Union.
Both the appeal by
Sakharov and from the
Jews were addressed to the
Center for Strategic and
International Studies of
Georgetown University.
They were relayed to
Washington from Moscow
via Israel and then for-
warded to both Ford and
Carter, a Center official,
Mrs. Judith Berson, said.
IN THE attempts in Moscow
to telephone the appeals directly
to Washington, "the lines were
cut six times," Mrs. Berson said.
Then, a call was put through
from Moscow to Israel by Dr.
Alexander Luntz, a Jewish
activist in Moscow. His reading
was taped in Israel and the
recording replayed by phone to
Washington.
All the communications took
place last Thursday, Mrs.
Berson said. She pointed out
that appeals have been trans-
mitted to Ford and Carter, but
that "obviously," there has not
been time for them to reply.
The appeals were made public
at a news conference in the
Center's offices here. Officials of
the Center and of the Union of
Councils for Soviet Jews took
part.
SAKHAROV'S APPEAL
listed freedom of conscience,
exchange of information, move-
ment and choice of one's country
of residence as among "certain
guarantees for the political and
civil rights of man."
In their letter, the 90 Jews
said "obviously there are
matters of greater urgency to
both candidates than the
emigration of Jews from the
USSR but, as stated at the
meeting of chiefs of state in
Helsinki, the observance of
human rights may become the
most important test case for the
sincerity of relations between the
great powers."
The signers of this appeal
included Vladimir Slepak and
Alexander Lemer of Moscow,
Vladimir Kislik and Boris
Levitan of Kiev, and Yevgeny
Lanchik of Odessa.
Letters to the Council from
Ford and Carter pledging
support for Jews and others in
the Soviet Union but not directly
responsive to the Sakharov and
the Jewish group's appeals were
read to the newsmen by Mrs.
Irene Manekofsky, vice
president of the Council and
president of the Washington
Committee for Soviet Jewry.
FORD, in a letter to Mrs.
Manekofsky, stated: "The cause
of Soviet Jewry and the efforts
to assure the right of free
emigration for all peoples must
remain a national concern."
He gave his assurance that it
is "a cause I will never forget."
Carter's letter, addressed to
Stuart A. Wurtman, president of
the Council, said the Jackson-
Vanik amendment was the way
of Congress to restate the
"deeply held principle" of the
"fundamental right of people to
emigrate" and that the
American people "demand"
honoring of the Helsinki agree-
ment and the United Nations
Declaration of Human Rights to
which the Soviet is a signatory.
Psyched Out of Memorial
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Soviet Jewry reported Monday that Dr. Alexander Mizrukhin,
a Kiev psychiatrist who now works as a general practitioner in
a Kiev hospital, had his schedule changed to make it im-
possible for him to attend a memorial ceremony marking the
35th anniversary of the massacre of Jews at Babi Yar.
Mizrukhin, a Jewish activist, was told he must work a
double shift that day and cannot leave the hospital. The NCSJ
said this was another example of the Soviet authorities' at-
tempts to prevent the ceremony from being held.
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Tay-Sachs Association
Forming Broward Chapter
A Broward County chapter of
the National Tay-Sachs and
Allied Disease Association is
being formed and will have
headquarters at Community
Hospital of South Broward,
according to the facility's ad-
ministrator, Erwin Abrams.
Heading the chapter initially
will be Mrs. Evelyn Sussman, a
ident of Hollybrook and
irmer president of the New
>rk group. Assisting her will be
s. Millie Salnick.
"The goal of this new
organization," Abrams said,
"will be to aid in the total
eradication by testing of a
disease that is always fatal.
Recent medical advances have
made possible the detection of
this incurable condition in
unborn children by a simple test
during the early stages of
pregnancy to determine whether
the fetus is afflicted. There is a
25 percent chance that it will be
if both parents are Tay-Sachs
carriers. Carriers of the gene,
both male and female, can also
be detected prior to pregnancy."
The first meeting of the Tay-
Sachs Broward chapter will be
at 1 p.m. on Wednesday,
20, at Community Hospital,
interested area residents,
icularly Tay-Sachs parents,
invited to attend. Guest
Temple Emanu-El Sets
Sim eh at Torah Service
Temple Emanu-El will hold a
Simchat Torah Family Service
on Friday evening, Oct. 15, at
the temple starting at 7:45 p.m.
Rabbi Joel S. Goor, spiritual
leader and Cantor Jerome
Klement will lead the celebration
of Simchat Torah. A special
Oneg Shabbat will be held
following services.
labbi Goor said that Simchat
bVah is the happiest day of the
wish Year and an occasion for
family celebration in the temple.
Simchat Torah means "Rejoicing
in the Torah."
"We will rejoice by marching
with Torahs. flags, by singing,
dancing and celebrating 'the
Bride and Bridegroom of Torah*
and 'the Bride and Bridegroom
of Genesis.' Kindergarten
children will be consecrated,"
said Rabbi Goor.
At Sabbath Eve Services on
Oct. 22, Rabbi Goor's sermon
will be "Election Issues for
Jews." He will speak on abor-
tion, capital punishment and
Jewish name identification,
rvices will start at 8:15 p.m.
bi Goor will also protest the
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"Tay-Sachs is a degenerative,
hereditary disorder that results
in blindness, seizures, total
mental retardation, complete
motor paralysis, and finally
death before the victim reaches
the age of five," Abrams ex-
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for the disease; the hope lies in
identifying carriers and pro-
viding genetic counsel."
"Even Jews past the child-
bearing age," Abrams said,
"should be tested so that their
children can be informed as to
the possibility of being carriers.
Community Hospital is one of
the testing centers, and blood
samples will be taken in our
laboratory free of charge. A
donation to the Mailman Center
is requested, however."
Three Groups Cooperate in Forming
Joint Committee on Child Abuse
Reviewing the past year of
programs are (left to right)
Ron and Jane Schagrin, past
chairmen of the Northeast
Young Leadership group; and
Lois and Sheldon Polish, past
chairmen of the Plantation
Young Leadership group.
Young couples interested in
participating in the monthly
meetings of the Jewish
Federation Young Leadership
group may contact the Jewish
Federation office.
The Fort Lauderdale Junior
League has chosen child abuse
as its area of focus.
The National Council of
Jewish Women and the National
Federated Women's Clubs had
also been working or studying in
this area.
After a series of summer
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have joined together in a con-
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The plan is to sponsor a com-
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Broward County will be
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There is no comprehensive
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abuse and neglect reported in the
county. Latest figures indicate
that between Aug. 1 and Aug. 19
there were 144 cases of abuse
and neglect in Broward and that
the Department of Social and
Economic Services handles, on
the average, approximately 300
abuse and neglect cases per
month. Protective Services is
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, October 16,197
Jewish Community
Lavish With
Its Many Honors
By VICTOR M. BIENSTOCK
The American Jewish|
community has been taxed
for many sins of omission,
but no one can ever say
that it has been remiss in
observing the public
relations adage: let us
honor newsworthy men.
Critics might say with con-
siderable conviction that
the Jewish community has
been overly lavish with the
honors it bestows.
Only recently, Hadas-
sah, at its national con-
vention in Washington,
saw fit to honor Sir Harold
Wilson, former Prime Min-
ister of the United King-
dom. It would be in-
teresting to know why.
TRUE TO its traditions -
despite the efforts of such true
supporters of Zionism as the late
Harold Crossman the Biritsh
Labor Party has always been the
warmest friend of Israel when it
occupied the Opposition side in
the House of Commons and one
of its severest critics when the
party filled the Government
benches.
Remember the Passfield White
Paper? Remember Ernie Bevin
and his Cyprus concentration
camps for the fleeing victims of
Nazism? Remember the British
pullout from Palestine in 1948
with no attempt whatever to
provide protection for the
Palestine Jewish community?
Remember British diplomacy in
the United Nations the last few
years while Harold Wilson was
Prime Minister?
I HAVE tried to find one
constructive action Harold
Wilson took in behalf of Israel
during his tenure of office. I
haven't been able to find a single
one. Now that he is out of office,
he is president of an Anglo-
Israeli friendship group.
Not so long ago, Congregation
Chizuk Amuno of Baltimore pre-
sented its "Distinguished
Leadership Award" to Secretary
of State Henry A. Kissinger
following a controversy that
divided the entire community.
The function at which Kissinger
accepted the award was a sell-
out, thus confirming the
sagacity of those who figured his
name and presence would sell
1,500 tickets and assure the
financial success of the affair.
Many here and in Israel
wondered why it was necessary
for the congregation to jump the
guns on future historians and
make a determination of Kis-
singer's role in the Middle East
and what effect his operations
will have on the future well-being
and security of the State of
Israel.
MANY OF us, and many
Israelis, are not exactly happy
with the Kissinger strategy of
forcing concessions from Israel
concessions which appear to
be the keystone of his Middle
East peace policy.
In any case, Henry Kissinger
can now add to the tokens of
esteem he has received from
Anwar el-Sadat and other Arab
chieftains a replica of the
Menorah which stands on the
Ark at Congregation Chizuk
Amuno.
But the award which every
Jew would like to be able to
forget is that conferred by the
Religious Zionists of America in
1972 on one Spiro P. Agnew a
plaque in the shape of a mezuzah
inscribed to "Vice President
Spiro P. Agnew, a true friend of
Israel and the people of Israel."
No longer Vice President but a
convicted felon, Agnew has been
showing in the last few months
the depth of his friendship for
Israel and the people of Israel.
THERE IS hardly a politician
of any stature whatever in any
part of the United States who
has not at some time been
"honored" by a section of the
Jewish community.
Some, indeed, have earned an
appreciation of friendship but of
too many it can be said that
their chief qualification for an
award has been that they have
never done anything overtly
anti-Jewish.
Without question, a powerful
yen to ingratiate itself with
those in or near the seats of
power has motivated many of
the awards and honors we have
bestowed upon the worthy and
unworthy alike. In too many
cases for the communal self-
respect, the recipient of our
"honor" has been induced to
accept it either by payment of a
fat lecture fee or contributions to
a political war chest.
Why must the Jewish com-
munity be so hellbent on giving
awards to non-Jews? Is it
because there is a feeling of basic
insecurity or inferiority and the
award is a contemporary form of
paying tribute to the lord of the
manor? Or is there a simpler,
more pragmatic reason?
THERE IS no single answer.
Unquestionably some awards are
given because of a feeling that it
is necessary for the community
to ingratiate itself with the
person being honored. Equally
true, some awards are given
because a group or organization
genuinely feels gratitude and
affection for the person and
wants to demonstrate its
feelings.
But the Jewish community is
an incredibly complex or-
ganization and requires millions
of dollars annually to keep its
wheels spinning. No one deplores
the emphasis on fund-raising in
Jewish life more than Philip
Klutznick, former president of
B'nai B'rith, but as he pointed
out recently in an essay, "Vital
Issues in the Jewish Com-
munity," in these days of
scientific salesmanship, world-
wide problems and a multitude
of organizational activities, a
failure to systematize or stress
fund-raising could be fatal.
UNTIL A different day comes,
the choice between high-powered
salesmanship, with some of the
approaches we do not like, and
the Maimonides approach, which
I endorse, could result in the
failure of Jewish organizational
and communal life"
Our system of awards,
tributes and honors is one of the
time-honored methods needed to
keep the community alive and
functioning. It is axiomatic to
the professional fund-raiser that
if you want to put over a fun-
ction, you need a stellar at-
traction fan-dancer in pro-
fessional parlance whose
name will get the potential
contributors out of their shells.
So the practice of getting
names out of the headlines as
recipients of awards. The
criterion is not necessarily that
Mr. X justifies recognition by
the community but whether or
not he will attract the people
who will make the affair a
linancial (or publicity) success.
There are very few affairs not
designed as fund-raisers.
THE WHOLE concept does
not reflect great credit on the
community but as Klutznick
said of the whole fund-raising
operation on which the com-
munity must depend: "If we
have to choose for the moment,
and I believe we do, I will take
the sordid aspects of high-
powered fund-raising as against
the decline and disappearance of
essential institutions in our com-
munal life."
It's obvious that we can't get
rid of the honors gimmick over-
night and that for a long time to
come the Jewish community will
pay tribute to and award honors
to men and women in the public /
eye whether merited or not. All
we can hope for is to be spared
the indiscriminate choices of the
past that rise to haunt us today
and reflect no glory on the Jew-
ish community.
Emanu-El Sisterhood ^
Reports on Projects
The Sisterhood of Temple
Emanu-El has issued a cookbook
with favorite recipes of its
members. This book was edited
by Leona Mills, who has in-
cluded many family recipes.
The Potpourri Cookbook is
available at Temple Emanu-El.
A High Holiday Service for
Jewish residents at the Manor
Oaks Nursing Home was held on
Sept. 28 by a group of
Sisterhood members of Temple
Emanu-El. Rabbi Joel S. Goor,
spiritual leader of Temple
Emanu-El and Rabbi Zoll.
chaplain of the Jewish
Federation, officiated at the
service. Beryl Goldman provided
the musical accompaniment at
the piano. Traditional holiday
foods were served to the
patients.
Chaii Hadassah
Plans Luncheon
Chai Group of the North
Broward Chapter of Hadassah
will hold its annual paid-up
membership luncheon at the
Pompano Recreation Center at
noon on Oct. 28.
Mrs. Charlotte Aaron, pro-
gram vice president, has
arranged a program.
Helen Brewer and Mildred
Fenton, vocalists, accompanied
by Helen Hotje, will entertain.
Prospective members are in-
vited by Martha Loehner, vice
president of membership.
Gary R. Gerson, General Campaign chairman of Israel Bonds,
discusses the responsibility of North Broward County in the
1976-77 Israel Bonds campaign with Joel Reinstein, Fort
Lauderdale attorney and Isreal Bond leader. They met at a
planning session of South Florida Israel Bond leaders who set
a goal for South Florida of $20 million in Israel Bond sales in
the 1976-77 campaign.
Tamarac BB Women To Meet Oct. 21
B'nai B'rith Women Tamarac
Chapter No. 1479 will hold a
regular meeting on Thursday,
Oct. 21 at Colony Club Apar-
tments Recreation Building.
The program will feature D>
Justin May, a family physician.
New members are welcome.
Gur Warns Israel
By YITZHAK SHARGIL
TEL AVIV (JTA) The Israeli Chief of Staff, Gen.
Mordechai Gur, believes that Israel and its Arab adversaries
have become so powerful militarily that either side could go to
war on its own initiative regardless of restraining influences
by the major powers.
If the Arabs decide to go to war against Israel they will
not ask permission of the superpowers, Gur said in an address
on Kol Israel radio.
HE SAID the Arab armies were building themselves
to launch an attack at a moment's notice. Israel's strengt
must be such as to frighten them out of making such an at- I1
tack, he said.
Gur noted that Israel was maintaining careful sur-
veillance of growing Arab armed strength. It is watching their
preparations, the nature of their military units, their doctrines
of warfare and the types of weapons in their arsenal.
If a war should come, Israel would do everything in its
power to make it a short war that would end decisively not
only in a victory for Israel's army but with geo-political
changes in Israel's favor, Gur said.
ASSESSING the position of the superpowers in the
TO Hear Jane FOSS Middle East- Gur c,aned the Soviets were in retreat.
Sholom Sisterhood
Temple Sholom Sisterhood
will present Mrs. Jane Foss,
president of the Broward League
of Women Voters, at their
regular monthly noon meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 19 in the temple
sanctuary, Pompano Beach.
Political Study Group
To Hear Freida Barlow
Brandeis University National
Women's Committee Fort
LauderdalePompano Beach
Chapter will hear Freida Barlow
from the League of Women
Voters speak on the nature of
the Presidency. The event is part
of the American Politics study
group being held Oct. 19 at
12:30 p.m. at Hollywood Federal
Bank, 7800 W. Oakland Park
Blvd.
The program is open to the
public, admission is free. For
more information, contact
Lonnie Golenberg.
Tamar Hadassah
Opens Thrift Shop
The Tamar Group of
ladassah opened its thrift shop
on Oct. 7 in the Security
Industry Plaza, 1742 W
Oakland Park Blvd.
The store is open Monday
through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3
p.m. until the end of October.
Bertha Goldstein is project
chairman.
He noted that Iraq, in which the USSR has its last
foothold in the region, is beginning to turn to the West.
Community
Calendar
Saturday, Oct. 16
Plantation Jewish Congregation Square Dance 8 p.m.
Reconstructionist Synagogue Tennis Party 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 17
SIMCHAT TORAH
Temple Emanu-El Film Series "Garden of Finzi Con-
tinis" 8 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 18
Plantation Jewish Congregation Sisterhood Lecture by
League of Women Voters.
Tuesday, Oct. 19
Federation's Board of Directors Meeting 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29
Temple Shalom Barbecue and Hoedown 7:30 p.m.
Reconstructionist Synagogue Bowling League
Sunday, Oct. 24
Hebrew Day School Children's fashion show 2 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 25
VETERAN'S DAY
B'nai B'rith sponsors Macabee golf tournament dinner-
dance
Wednesday, Oct. 27
Plantation Jewish Congregation Tupperware party
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By, October 15, 1976
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Page 9
.EONiKDLrar
One of Two Questions Put to Jimmy Carter
Continued from Page 4
:nying his acceptance of
la'ncial favors from major
Imerican corporations.
The only conclusion I can
raw from all this is that it is
irpocrisy Americans demand in
Blitics, and I suppose elsewhere
o. even when they know that
key are being dealt with hypo-
Ktically.
[Carter said something frank
Lout his feelings, and that was
fd. Ford repeated the dip-
iacy of Watergate, and that
as all right, or so the opinion
ills these days show.
1 HYPOCRISY seems to be so
inch more acceptable than
jnesty, which is all too fre-
jently a confession of some
jinan weakness or other, and if
kere is anything Americans will
pi tolerate, it is human
ikness.
The truth is that we want to
lied to, and so our demand for
pnness in government is in
ct the greatest American
kpocrisy of all.
The reaction of Playboy to the
it debate, which shows that
magazine isn't really a
|t ion of Carter favoritism,
the whole story.
DECLARED Robert L. Green,
fashion director of Playboy:
President Ford won "hands
down His three-piece vested
suit was absolutely right on the
mark ... His small geometric
print tie with just a touch of
color supports the look of a
distinguished gentleman he
offered a sense of authority."
On the other hand, Carter
"looked like someone who
spends his week in a uniform,
and only wears a suit to church
on Sunday," a frank assertion
that the great American demo-
cratic society has come to be
suspicious of honest proletarian
effort and is on the not-so-secret
qui vive for the establishment of
a great American aristocracy.
None of this should be taken
as an indictment of President
Ford, for the fact is that I've got
some uncomfortable questions of
my own for Gov. Carter, which I
intend to ask here and now,
particularly because, with his
small geometric print tie, I can
hardly expect them (or any other
kind either) to come from the
President himself, whose sense
of the aristocratic appears these
days to be growing by leaps and
bounds.
THE FIRST of these involves
Carter's pollster Patrick Caddell.
Caddell is a major stockholder
in Cambridge Reports, Inc.,
which last March signed a
contract with the Embassy of
Saudi Arabia in Washington.
Under the terms of the con-
tract, Cambridge Reports re-
ceived a $50,000 advance and is
in turn obligated to supply the
Embassy with regular reports on
American public opinion.
FOR SOME $30,000 more,
Caddell's firm agreed to supply
the Saudis with the answers to
30 additional questions.
According to New York
Timesman William J. Safire, the
regular reports and, presumably,
the answer to the 30 questions
feature an "oral presentation of
the data," as well as "personal
consultations to assist sponsors
to understand and employ the
information contained" in the
reports.
One can only wonder what the
reports contain: Information on
American Jewish individuals?
Corporations? U.S.-Israeli
causes?
CERTAINLY, Caddell himself
wont say. Nor will he say
anything about the reports his
organization prepares for Exxon,
Arco, Shell and Sun, four leading
U.S. oil companies, from which
Cambridge receives an additional
$80,000 annually. Do these
reports contain similar in-
formation and advice about the
American Jewish community?
Are they linked to the Saudi
reports?
If Caddell is vague in ex-
plaining this aspect of Cam-
bridge's activities, certainly
Carter himself can't slough off
the fact that one of his closest
aides is the registered agent of
an Arab power.
At least, he can't slough it off
and win my confidence, let alone
the confidence of millions of
other American Jewish voters.
ACCORDING to newsman
Victor Bienstock, writing
recently in this newspaper.
Carter declared in a Plains, Ga.,
press conference that he failed to
"see anything wrong" in the
Caddell-Saudi Arabian tie.
This is too simple an answer
for Carter, whose problem since
Labor Day has been the com-
plexity of his answers. If most
Americans adore simplicity
framed in the father figure of
phony grandiloquence, American
Jews do not. Certainly not when
their own lives, their own for-
tunes, their own sacred honor are
at issue.
They want better explanations
of Caddell's activities than that.
They are sensitive to the fact
than an inner circle Carterite is
on the Saudi Arabian payroll, as
well as on the payroll of major
U.S. oil firms doing business
with the Saudis and other Arab
nations.
THEY FIND it hard to
believe that the Arabs and the
oil firms chose Cambridge Re-
ports for their intelligence on
American Jews entirely because
of Caddell's expertise. They
suspect that his work as a
highly-placed Carter aide must
surely have had something to do
with it.
If Carter relies on such a
simple response, perhaps it is a
bell-wether for a new simplicity
during the balance of the debates
to match Ford's own a sim-
plicity Americans seem warmly
disposed toward. But I for one
require something more com-
plicated as a rationale for the
Caddell matter.
Furthermore, I have still
another uncomfortable question
for Carter, just as urgent,
already asked of him but still
unanswered by him. I want an
answer, and no easy answer
either. For more on that, another
time .
House Members Urge Argentina
22HKK Launch Recruiting Drive To Give uP Anti-semitism
Continued from Page 4
:ted because of their known
fsclytizing.
IT LEAST a dozen Moonies
(Israelis. "I was recruited first
[Jerusalem, and then again
lie attending Brown Uni-
Hty," said one young sabra on
Hi Snyder's NBC Tomorrow
iw. She has been a Moonie for
lee years. An attempt to obtain
name from NBC was un-
cessful.
rause of Moon's growing
ace. Rabbi Maurice Davis, of
IWhite Plains Jewish Com-
|itv Center. N.Y., organized
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Religious
Directory
FORTLAUDERDALE
ISRAEL TEMPLE. 7100 W.
Oakland Park Blvd. Rabbi Philip A.
till. Cantor Maurice Neu (42).
J EL TEMPLE, 3425 W. Oak
ark Blvd. Reform. Rabbi Joel
Cantor Jerome Klement.
IAC JEWISH CENTER. 9104
[57th St. Conservative. Rabbi
Zimmerman (44A).
ISRAEL OF HOLLYWOOD.
[Stirling Rd. Orthodox. Rabbi
I Bomzer (52).
SYNA-
ISTRUCTIONIST
). 7473 NW 4th It.
PLANTATION
kTION JEWISH CONOREGA-
400 S. Nob Hill Rd. Liberal Re-
tabbi Sheldon J. Harr (44).
POMPANO BEACH
TEMPLE. 131 SE 11th Ave.
vative. Rabbi Morris A. Skop.
I Jacob Renter (4W.
MARGATE
[HILLEL CONGREGATION.
roate Blvd. Conservative.
Syd Colembe and Charles
in.
TE JEWISH CENTER. 41*1
i St. Conservative. Cantor Max
l(44B).
CORAL SPRINGS
pR TEMPLE. 1711 NW
iform.
lOllh
Rabbi Max Weiti (44).
>EERFIELD BEACH
COMMUNITY CENTER -
ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE.
Village East. Conservative.
rbavid Berent (el).
CERF (Citizens Engaged in Re-
uniting Parents), now consisting
of over 1,000 parents who are
fighting the authenticity of
religious cults.
"The recruits have all been
brainwashed and must be de-
programmed," says Rabbi Davis.
Deprogramming is done by ex-
cultists. "It's just a matter of
making them think for them-
selves until they realize that
Moon is using them as slave
labor for his own financial in-
terests," says Rabbi Davis and
the Rev. Dr. George W. Swope, of
Port Chester, N.Y., CERF's
president and father of an ex
Moonie.
Because CERF cannot handle
the hundreds of calls from
parents coming into their office, a
number of offshoot parent groups
have been formed all over the
country. Wherever a Moonie has
or has not been rescued, parents
have organized awareness com-
munity meetings to educate the
public.
AT ONE such meeting held
recently in Allentown, Pa., after
the authors' son was rescued,
Rabbi Bernard Spielman of
Temple Beth El, Allentown, who
has become actively involved
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nationally in helping families
rescue their children, stated:
"The power of Moon has gone
far beyond anyone's imagination.
When I accompanied Dr. and
Mrs. Robins on a visit to their
son at the Unification Church
Center in Tarrytown, N.Y., I was
reminded of the Hitler Youth
Corps and my own days in a con-
centration camp. And when
Arthur Robins told me that
Hitler had to kill six million
Jews, as an indemnity because
they did not accept Christ, 1
knew something had to be done."
New Envoy
To Britain
JERUSALEM (JTA) -
Veteran diplomat Ephraim
"Eppy" Evron is to be named
Israel's new ambassador to
Britain, it is reliably learned.
Foreign Minister Yigal A lion
mentioned this during a Cabinet
meeting here. The British
government's formal agreement
is awaited, and then the ap-
pointment will be officially
announced.
Evron served in London in the
early 1960s as minister. Later he
served as minister in the em-
bassy in Washington, and also
as Ambassador to Canada and to
Sweden.
HE IS currently deputy
director-general of the Ministry.
He had hoped to be appointed
director general earlier this year,
but Allon brought in outsider
Shlomo Avineri, professor of
politics at the Hebrew Uni-
versity, who has proved a most
successful choice.
Evron has been used \llon
over the past two as a
diplomatic trou le-shooter,
carrying out rush assignments in
various sensitive countries such
as Mexico and Argent'""
He will take over in London
from Gideon Rafael, who became
issador late in 1973 a*d will
retirement age.
senior Foreign Ser-
intment soon to be
icial is that of Mor-
" Reggie" Kidron as
Ambassador to Sweden.
KIDRON, also one of the
senior Ministry staffers,
currently heads the International
Organizations Division,
WASHINGTON -
(JTA) Fifty-six
members of the House
representing both the
Democratic and Re-
publican Parties have
signed a letter calling on
President Jorge Rafael
Videla of Argentina "to
make every effort to end
anti-Semitic terrorism in
your country."
The letter, initiated by
Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman
(D., N.Y.), was signed by
49 Democrats and six Re-
publicans and others may
sign it before it is actually
transmitted to Buenos
Aires.
EXPRESSING their "deep
concern" about the "shootings
and bombings of Jewish in-
stitutions and businesses in Ar-
gentina" and the kidnapping of
several prominent Jews, the
letter says that these "incidents
of violent anti-Semitism" are
"repugnant to Americans and
people of good will everywhere."
It noted that Videla himself
had "expressed opposition to
these actions."
In their letter, the legislators
said the attacks "have re-
portedly been condoned and even
encouraged by some groups
within the Argentine military
and police forces."
It also stated that "the
distribution of Nazi literature
within Argentina has increased
sharply in recent months."
IN A related action, a group of
prominent Americans concerned
with civil liberties in Latin
America lodged a protest in New
York with the Argentine Am-
bassador to the United Nations
against what they termed the
Argentine government's inaction
in countering anti-Semitic
assaults.
The delegation was led by
Prof. Richard Falk of the
Institute of International Affairs
at Princeton University, and
Peter Weiss, a New York civil
liberties attorney.
Argentine Ambassador Carlos
Ortiz de Rozas told the
delegation that his government
deplored anti-Semitism and
denied that the government had
an official or unofficial policv
tolerating the attacks
Morris Serling, Clothier,
Civic Leader, Dies
Broward Comty clothier and
civic leader ris H. Sterling,
was shot to death Oct. 2 while
opening Sterling's Store for Men
in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
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Philadelphia in 1917 and settled
in Palm Beach. The Sterlings
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, October 15, f
Jewish Community Center
UN, Dlmtor GLORIA KATI, Editor HARRIET P
2999 N.W. 33rd Avenue, Pert Lauderdale Phone: 484-8200
editor
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i

Shown above is part of the cast of the Shalom '76 show,
coming to Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, Nov. 16at 8p.m. and
Sunday, Nov. 21 at 2:30 p.m. Seats are still available for the
Tuesday show. Call Helen at the JCC for reservations.
Yiddish Theater Young at Heart Group
Group at JCC Schedules Activities
Sunny Landesman, the new
teacher of Conversational
Yiddish on Monday mornings, is
also the leader of the Yiddish
Theater Group on Wednesday
evenings. Ms. Landesman, a
New Yorker, has done Yiddish
readings and one-woman shows
professionally.
The Wednesday night group
will be putting on a Spring
production.
The Young at Heart Group of
Temple Beth Israel will hold a
paid-up membership luncheon
and card party on Oct. 19, noon,
at the temple.
Nov. 16 the group is planning
movies and a bus ride to Miami
Beach.
For further information call
Kitty Steingart, president.
I
The Jewish Community Center
Proudly presents...
Jt3fY,5.MUSK. .6 Dflnce Of t3Rfl.L 1976 ofouu
Direct from Israel! A program of spirit, song and dancel
War Memorial Auditorium
Donation: $3, $4, $5
TICKETS AVAILABLE
TUES. NIGHT SNOW ONLY-
NOV. 16; 8:00 p.m.
rickets available at J.C.C.,2999 NW IS Aft.,
Lauderdale Lakes.
*#t ,;s~
Over 100 students in the Children's After-School Program participate in yoga, art and other
physical activities. There are still openings in the Monday class in Plantation the Wednesdayl
class in Pompano and the Tuesday class in Sunrise. For information call the JCC.
Teens, Parents Attend JCC 'Veneration Rap" Rock GrOUp,Yoga
The first "Generation Rap"
was attended by over 40 teens
and some adults.
Harold Yourman. a former
school superintendent and
principal, moderated the panel
comprised of Kathy Leitman,
David Nathan, Larry Berkely,
Sol Brenner. Joan Schnur, Linda
Schnur, Lil Brenner. Mary Cath-
cart and Barry Axler. The panel
was a group of all ages.
The audience, particularly the
B'nai B'rith Girls group, par-
'Rip Van Winkle" To
Open Children's Series
The opening show of the Chil-
dren's Cultural Series, a modern
version of "Rip Van Winkle,"
will be held on Friday, Nov. 26,
at 1 p.m. at Fort Lauderdale
High School Auditorium.
This series is designed for
children of all ages to increase
their awareness and enjoyment
of live theater.
The performance will be by the
Pied Piper Players under the
direction of Ruth Foreman.
Group rates are available at
JCC for two or more seats.
Birthday parties will be accom-
modated and birthday children
invited onstage.
Natural Foods Course
A new class, "Natural Foods
Preparation and Principles,"
will include coverage of the
current interest of natural foods
and their relationship to
nutrition, ecology, physical well-
being, emotional poise and over-
all health. Students will shop,
prepare and eat nutritious
natural foods. An interesting but
controversial concept concerning
the body's ability to mature
instead of age will be discussed
and researched.
Classes are held on Wed-
nesdays at 11 a.m. Contact
Larry at the JCC for further
information and registration.
For Children at JCC
Folk Dancing Class
The JCC has formed a new
children's class, folk dancing and
singing. Learn square, circle and
round dances. A group for boys
and girls who enjoy singing,
dancing and music. On Wed-
nesdays from 3:15 to 5 p.m. at
the JCC building, beginning Oct.
20. Register by calling Helen at
JCC
ticipated in the discussion.
Two issues were discussed, the
legalization of marijuana and
premarital sex.
Teen Director Ira Blumenthal
said, "I was really impressed
with the panel's different per-
spectives and views and proud of
the great sophistication and
intelligence displayed by the
teens. We will have more
sessions like this."
At Teen Lounge
Teens, age 14 to 18, can dance]
and listen to Fried Chicken,
progressive rock group, at,*
Jean Scene Lounge on Oct
from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Admission and refreshments I
are free and entertainment I
begins at 7:15 p.m.
After the performance, Gaill
Frusciante, pre-teen and teenl
yoga instructor, will conduct herl
first teen yoga and relaxation!
exercise class.
JCC Schedule of Classes
Here is a handy schedule of our ongoing "classes" you may ,
register for.
For the full range of activities, please call 484 8200 and ask for
the Program Booklet.
MONDAY
Children's After-School Program in Plantation (Grades 1-
5) 3:15-5p.m.
Yiddish class 10 a.m.-noon
Luncheon and card party reservations only (1st and 3rd
Mondays) noon-2:45 p.m.
Children's arts and crafts (Grades K-5) JCC Building, 3:15-5 p.m.
Bridge class 10 a.m.-noon
TUESDAY
Art Class 10 a.m.
Children's After-School Program in Sunrise (Grades 1-5) 3:15-5
p.m.
Jean Scene Lounge open to all "tweens" (11-13) 7-9 p.m.
Folk, round and square dacing: beginners, 11:15 a.m.-12:30
p.m.; intermediate, 2:45-4 p.m.; advanced, 1-2:15 p.m.'
Ulpan class (beginners conversational Hebrew) 10-1 1:30 a.m.
WEDNESDAY
Yiddish Theater 7:30 p.m.
Children's After-School Program in Pompano (Grades 1-5) 3:30-
5:30 p.m.
Women's slimnastics class 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Parapsychology class 10 a.m.-noon
Adult crafts workshor 1-2:30 p.m.
THURSDAY
Natural Foods 11 a.m.
Children's After-School Program in Plantation (Grades 1-
5) 3:15-5 p.m.
Shalom Sociables club nite (Singles 45 | ) 7:30-10 p.m.
Ballroom dancing 2:30-4 p.m.
Adult Jewish Community Lab (2nd Thursday)- 1-2:30 p.m.
Oct 21 Attorney Murray Bonskin speech "Responsibility of
Surviving Spouse"
Teen art workshop Temple Sholom in Pompano and JCC. 7& *
p.m.
Teen cultural encounter Coral Springs, 7-9 p.m.
FRIDAY
Women's dance exercise workshop 9:30-10:30 a.m.
SUNDAY
Karate class(teens, adults) 7-8 p.m.
Yoga classfteens, adults) 8-9:30 p.m.
Men's Athletic Club 9 a.m.-noon (women contact Larry
Berkley)
Teen Jean Scene Lounge 6:30-9 p.m.



f, October 15, 1976
The Jewish Florittian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Page 11
Ruth is heroine of new hit I musical in lscael
HAIFA In 1975 there were 795 converts to
Judaism in Israel. If the most famous of all converts,
tuth the Moabitess, had to go through the ordeal
vhich faced most of these, she might well have become
liscouraged, in which case her great-grandson. King
)avid, might never have been born and Israel would
ever have seen "Your People Are Mine," the new
nusical drama which is the sensation of this summer.
The Biblical Book of Ruth contains only four
fhapters, and the story is known superficially by
Umost everyone. But the show now being presented in
lei Aviv picks up details which had been overlooked,
Vd gjves them new meaning in the light of con-
emporary experience.
IT IS also the story of a family which left Israel
cc-ausc times were tough here, another reminder that
-here have always been yordim. Ten years were spent
In foreign soil during which the head of the house and
|is two sons die. The widow, Naomi decides to return to
srael, and one of her daughters-in-law comes along too.
Capl
Alpetn
"Your People Are Mine" is primarily the work of
Gladys Gewirtz Hedaya, an American woman who
many years ago wrote Jewish children's songs that
delighted a whole generation of youngsters. Her
production draws equally from the depths of Jewish
scholarship and from the realities of the problems of our
times. When Naomi sings "Tell me what you have
against me, God" she is repeating a theme not un-
common in Jewish lore.
BOTH MUSIC and lyrics are in the modern idiom.
Some have called it a "pop show," but it has more
melody than noise. The tunes are catchy, and some may
even be slated for popular acceptance beyond the
confines of the show.
Behind the colloquial phraseology and the modern
slang are themes which touch a chord in Jewish life. For I
example, "When your luck runs out you want to bej
with your own."
Naomi can't understand why she has suffered so
much in life. She retains her faith, but surely she has
endured the maximum in punishment. To which she
receives the sage reply, "When God really wants to|
punish you, he deprives you of faith."
THE READER should not be misled into thinking!
this is a musical sermon. Gladys' show has humor,I
rhythm, pathos, suspense. It has the benefit of ahl
excellent cast. And do not be deceived by its very!
modest billing as a "celebration" of the Book of Ruth.I
It's a musical show, full of life and spirit and meaning.
It is now being presented weekly, all in English. I
What better way for a tourist to spend one evening in)
Israel? With luck it may yet take to the road, and travel!
overseas. It would be a splendid cultural export from|
Israel.
itoRm aBRewinqat ROBRt
iaRVaR6 TTle6 SChOOl Segal
/O YEARS ago, the kettle of "Affirmative
[ion" boiled over when the Supreme Court was
sidering the case of Marco De Funis, a Jewish
lent who was denied admission to the
[versity of Washington Law School despite his
standing academic record. Currently, that
[je kettle of debate over treatment of minority
jents has blown its steam whistle because of
erpreiations and misinterpretations of an
|cle in the prestigious New England Journal of
iicine.
ir. Bernard D. Davis, who is professor of
ferial physiology at Harvard Medical School,
the brunt of the attack on the article as its
|or.
DR. DAVIS' subsequent apology bl-
eated, he used questionable judgment about
|me aspects of his article. He also displayed a
itch of naivete when he said, in effect, that he
j't realized that his article would "reach the
press." Such deep immersion in the
hitory may advance the course of bacterial
^iology but it reveals a highly unsophisticated
nation of what may happen to opinions
i they become public property.
his article, Dr. Davis acknowledged that "it
be a rare person today who would question
/alue of stretching the criteria for admission
|of trying to make up for earlier educational
1 vantages to help disadvantaged groups."
hen wondered out loud about how far criteria
assing students should be stretched.
CRT A INLY A board licensing airline pilots
In't allow extraneous considerations "to
fere with objectivity," he said. That would be
nal. And then: "The temptation to award
medical diplomas on a charitable basis raises the
same question, even though the consequence of
fatal error in the two professions (aviation and
medicine) are not equally visible and dramatic."
Dr. Davis' use of the term, "charitable basis,"
touched off a cyclone of comment that whirled
around the Harvard Medical School and the
offices of civil rights groups for some time. And
well it might. Harvard President Derek Bok,
taking issue with Dr. Davis, said he could find no
basis for any implication that minority students
are less than fully qualified for the M.D. degree in
accordance with normal standards of the Harvard
Medical School.
DR. ROBERT H. EBERT, Dean of the Faculty
of Medicine at Harvard, called the Davis action
"irresponsible," took pains to set forth facts
regarding an actual case cited by Dr. Davis, and
stated categorically that the Medical School
"rejects the notion that any of its graduates
might be a danger to the public because of
inadequate preparation."
When Dr. Davis, in a truly genuine effort to get
at the nub of the issue, wrote "Considerations of
tact and guilt over our history of enormous racial
injustice have made it difficult to face the
problem," he scored a near hit. But his knife
didn't go deep enough. For it is not only the
prejudices of the past that must be overcome; it is
also the sorry history of the entire health-delivery
services that needs to be reviewed.
BLACK AND JEWISH youngsters who were
turned away from medical schools in years gone
by because of racial and religious quotas suffered
outrageous treatment.
isan
)anoff
Beth Sheaaima most
Significant discovery
[MAN AVIGAD's scholarly volume Beth
v.III: The Excavations, 1963-58
btes the series on the excavations of Beth
(Rutgers University Press, 1976, 312
After a brief introductory chapter on the
and description of the site, there follow in
order descriptions of the catacombs, and
of the finds including sarcophagi, lamps
sel8.
bw and Aramaic inscriptions are discussed
luated. A concluding chapter reviews the
[of Jewish figurative art in the light of the
j'arim discoveries.
MANY excavations have followed
arim. this was the first and one of the
jrtant scientific investigation- in Israel.
[in the Galilee, Beth She'arir had been
by the Romans in 362 A and was
until 1936 when the first I began.
eries is a thorough and technical set for
cher or expert in archaeology and
Civilizations.
Sliezer Berkovits, eminent Jewish
and author of Faith After the
It, in his new book Crisis and'-Faith
_j Press, 1976,180 pp. 16.96), shows how
through its system of law and ethics,
M our personal and family problems
solving sexual modes, divorce and
>VITS DEMONSTRATES the crisis in
which Jewish law in fact finds itself. He analyzes
the specific issues of women in Judaism, and the
crisis of Israel's spiritual survival to demonstrate
critical situations which demand practical
solutions.
The author presents concrete ideas with which
to deal with some of these issues. He suggests, for
example that Conservative and Reform rabbis get
together with the Orthodox on the conversion
issue that they try to preserve unity and
commitment to a common destiny by adhering to
the halakhahic requirements for conversion. He
feels that if approached properly these groups
could not fail to respond positively to their moral
responsibility.
BERKOVITS believes that additional
problems such as halitzah, the mamzer and the
agunah, which are still causing agonies today in
Israel, deserve reinterpretation in the light of
existing realities.
A recent notable children's book is the new
story about K'ton ton. Everyone is familiar with
The Adventures of K'tonton written by Sadie
Rose Weilerstein in 1936. Mrs. Weilerstein's third
book about the Jewish Tom Thumb is K'tonton
on an Island in the Sea (Jewish Publication
Society, 1976, 96 pp. $4.60). K'tonton is ac-
cidentally swept to sea and lands on an island
where he learns how to take care of himself,
enjoys nature, and celebrates the Jewish
holidays.
Soviet
Settleos
Qethelp
Ben
QallOB
MORE THAN 1,000 of the nearly 6,000 Russian Jewish im-
migrants who have settled in New York City since 1973 have been
assisted by Project Ari, a wide-ranging program established last
year by the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, according to
Federation officials. Some 11,000 Soviet Jews now live in this
country.
Project Ari, for Action for Russian Immigrants, was created in
conjunction with the Federation's Associated YM-YWHAs of
Greater New York and is focused on the Brighton Beach-Coney
Island area of Brooklyn, described as the site of the largest con-
centration of Russian newcomers in the city. Headquarters of
Project Ari are at the Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-
Manhattan Beach in Coney Island.
MRS. PAULINE BILUS, Project Ari director, said it was
started as a demonstration service program for Soviet Jewish
newcomers, with a start-up grant from the Federation. Project Ari
also received grants from the Mary Warfield Fund of the New York
Community Trust, the Baron de Hirsch Fund and the Lavanburg
Corner House.
The immigrants receive settlement help from the New York
Association for New Americans during their first period of
relocation in New York. Project Ari was started to supplement
NYANA help through follow-up from Federation agencies' social,
vocational and educational services to help the newcomers in
"negotiating the system" and orienting themselves to their new
lives.
MRS. BILUS said Project Ari gives Russian newcomers
intensive instruction in basic language and other communication
skills for everyday transactions, adding that four English-as-
second-language classes are currently in progress.
Staffed by ESL teachers from the Office of Continuing
Education of the New York City Board of Education, two classes
each meet evenings twice weekly at the Shorefront Y and the
nearby Hirschman Y. The Soviet Jews also study urban living and
the structure of American society.
THEY ALSO receive comprehensive vocational evaluation,
educational and vocational guidance, skills training and placement
services from the Federation Employment and Guidance Service.
Through 31 Ys and Jewish community centers, the Federation
provides Russian Jewish adults, teenagers and children with
recreational, social, cultural and counseling services and op-
portunities to participate in programs related to Jewish identity.
The Board of Jewish Education has developed a variety of
materials to acquaint the new immigrants with their Jewish
heritage and culture.
Project Ari also centralizes services to Russian Jews from
other voluntary agencies. Theodore Norman, director of the Baron
de Hirsch Fund, said that, "as a pilot project whose basic
methodology may be applicable to any refugee or immigrant
community, the project is of special significance.
IT HAS practical value both in helping Russian immigrants
today and in planning and improving future programs." Mrs.
Stephanie Newman, program associate of the New York Com-
munity Trust, said that Project Ari "is contributing much toward
providing Russian Jewish immigrants with equal access to
vocational opportunity in this country."
Mrs. Bilus said one goal of Project Ari is providing help to
young newcomers in their problems of adjustment. Caseworkers
and group workers help the adolescents adapt to the academic
system, relate to peer groups and learn about their Jewish identity.
Teen groups have been developed at both the Shorefront and
Hirschman Ys. Programs cover Jewish holiday celebrations, arts
and crafts projects, athletic activities and social events with
American Jewish youngsters. The young people also get vocational
and educational guidance.
THE FULL-TIME staff includes a project coordinator, a
secretary, a Russian Jewish caseworker and a Russian-speaking
group leader who works with the young Soviet Jews. The part-time
staff includes four para-professional social work assistants, two of
whom are Russian Jews; a Russian-speaking FEGS vocational
counselor, and a family program consultant.
Staff members from outside agencies also help.




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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, October 15,197g
Why we can depend on
President Ford.

President Ford has demonstrated his
dependability over 28 years...as a
Congressman, Vice-President and
President. We can believe him when
he speaks out on these crucial
issues...
Israel
"There will be no imposed solutions,
but agreements whose terms are
hammered out between the parties."
"There will be no one-sided
concessions."
"We will proceed as we have in the
closest constant consultations with
Israel."
"I am proud to stand on my
consistent 28-year record of support
for Israel. You know where I stand."
"The funds I proposed for Israel in
my first two budgets totaled over $4
billion for 27 months. These figures
speak more eloquently than words."
Soviet Jewry
"I will continue to seek further
progress on the issue of emigration
from the Soviet Union. I raised it
personally with General Secretary
Brezhnev. I have discussed it on
many occasions with my former
colleagues in the House and in the
Senate with the determination to
restore the prior rate of emigration."
Zionism and the UN
"I tell you now that we will fight any
measure that condemns Zionism as
racism or that attempts to deny Israel
her full rights of membership in the
United Nations."
Terrorism
"A free people must never capitulate
to terrorism...Certainty of
punishment prevents crime. I very
strongly urge international action to
stamp out terrorism wherever it may
occur."
"The Entebbe raid on July 4 was a
magnificent display of heroism and
dedication really unmatched in recent
history throughout the world."
Arab Boycott
"I opposed Arab boycott practices
when I was in Congress...As
President, I have taken the strongest
executive action in American history
against economic practices that
discriminate against American
citizens."
U.S. AID TO ISRAEL
(Shown in Millions of Dollars)
Performance
Not Promises
4.S00
4,459.7
1949- 1966- 1968- 1970- 1972- 1974- 1976-
1965 1967 1969 1971 1973 1975 1977
"As good a friend
as Israel's had!"
Jtwish Wfk and Amtnctn Etimintr, August 22-28. 1971
We agree that President Ford is such
a friend.
That's why we can depend on him.
"The U.S. government supports Israel in the
international arena, in the supply of arms
and in economic aid almost with no
precedence. The margin between what we
want and what we get is very small. "
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin
Rabbinical Council of America
August, 1976
"A review of President Gerald Ford's record
in Congress offers strong assurance that the
United States will continue to be deeply
concerned about Israel's security and the
search for an A rab-Israel peace...
"The best reassurance is the consensus, on
Ford's character, revealed over the years. He
is an honest man who has always spoken
frankly and who is unlikely to yield to
political and diplomatic convenience. "
I.L. Kenen
Near East Report
August 14, 1974
President Ford.
We know
we can depend
on him.
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