The Jewish Floridian of greater Ft. Lauderdale


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The Jewish Floridian of greater Ft. Lauderdale
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Volume 9 Number 11
______Fort Lauderdale, Florida Friday, May 23,1980
Price 35 Cent9
U.N. Security Council Says, 'Return West Bank Leaders'
Council adopted a resolution May 8 calling on Israel to
allow the return of three Palestinian leaders it expelled
from the occupied West Bank of the Jordan River.
The United States abstained and the resolution was
approved 14-0. The other Western members of the 15-
nation council Britain, France, Portugal and Norway
voted for the resolution along with China, the Soviet
i Union, East Germany, Tunisia, Niger, Zambia, Bang-
ladesh, the Philippines. Mexico and Jamaica.
The resolution says the council calls on Israel "to
rescind these illegal measures and to facilitate the im-
mediate return of the expelled Palestinian leaders so
that they can resume the functions for which they were
elected and appointed."
It asks UN Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim "to
report upon the implementation of this resolution."
U.S. Ambassador William vanden Heuvel noted that
the resolution did not refer to the action that prompted
i he expulsions the Palestinian guerrilla killing of six
I sraelis in Hebron the night before.
'We are dealing here with a tragic cycle of
violence iii
one violent act begets another,"
Vanden Heuvel said.
"We deeply regret that the resolution does not refer
to the killing in Hebron of six Israelis and the wounding
of 17 others. We condemn this wanton act of violence at
Hebron, and the Palestine Liberation Organization's
responsibility for it," he said.
Earlier on May 8 Arab countries revised the
resolution to get it more votes in the council, a Western
diplomat said privately. They deleted a reference to an
earlier resolution criticizing Israel and a provision that
would have had the council "deplore" Israeli expulsion
of the three Palestinian leaders, the diplomat said.
Two weeks earlier the UN Security Council voted 12-
0 to adopt a resolution deploring acts of violence but
only Israel was singled out for blame. The U.S. ab-
stained from voting.
Speaking directly after the vote. Israel's Ambas-
sador to the UN Yehuda Blum declared that the
resolution and the Security Council's debate which led
up to it were "marked by a striking lack of balance and
also by selective conscience."
Privately. Israeli sources expressed "surprise" that
t he U.S. had only abstained in what they felt was a one-
sided resolution singling out Israel for censure. They
pointed out that the resolution failed to mention the
terrorist attack on Kibbutz Misgav Am on April 7
which originated in Lebanon and was the reason for the
incursion of Israeli forces into south Lebanon two days
later. The resolution also did not mention the various
terrorist groups of the Palestine Liberation Or-
ganization active in Lebanon.
U.S. Ambassador Donald McHenry said the U.S.
abstained because the resolution is "unbalanced"
inasmuch as it failed to mention the use of Lebanese
territory to perpetrate acts of violence against Israel.
McHenry. in his statement explaining why the U.S.
abstained, said: "In this situation, the United States
regards this resolution as an unbalanced and
inadequate response to the problem. The important
objective is to agree on practical measures to improve
the conditions for UNIFIL's operations and to assure
full cooperation with UNIFIL. At the same time, the
resolution does not directly acknowledge the fact of
cross-border terrorism against Israel which is one of the
essential elements of the threat to peace in the region.
Tragedies like that at Misgav Am are not referred to
even by reference. We will therefore abstain."
Annual Meeting May 29
Federation Elects Officers, Honors Volunteers
More than 400 volunteers who
i as leaders in the 1980
I Jewish Appeal campaign
of the Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale will be
honored at the Federation's
annual meeting 7:30 p.m.. May
29. in the Samuel M. Soref Hall of
Near East Report
Viewing the News:
Terror in Hebron
'wo Americans and a
dial) were among the six
killed by PLO terrorists in
Hebron. Yaacov Zimmerman, 20,
on, i if the six killed in the am-
bush .it Hebron, is the grandson
ol Alex and Miriam Zimmerman
of Lauderdale Lakes. Five other
Americans, including two
women, were among the 16
wounded. The Jews were am-
bushed as they walked to the old
Hadasaah Hospital building after
ditending Friday night services
at the Tomb of the Patriarchs,
the traditional burial site of
- The Israeli military govern-
ment put Hebron under a 24-hour
i in few after the attack and began
a house-to-house search for the
terrorists, believed to number
three or four. Israeli authorities
aUo blew up the buildings from
w hose rooftops the terrorists had
attacked, and deported three
West Bank leaders on charges of
Shot in the Back
Most of those killed and in-
jured in the PLO attack were
shot in the back. Survivors said it
was a miracle that only one child
was injured, not seriously. There
were several children in the group
of 100 that was attacked.
In Damascus, a spokesman for
the PLO claimed responsibility
for the attack. On Saturday, PLO
chief Yasir Arafat said the attack
was part of a new phase in the
Palestinian struggle against
Israel, aimed at increasing armed
resistance to Israeli settlements
in the West Bank and Gaza.
Although there have been
numerous attacks inside Israel
that resulted in greater loss of
Continued on Page 13
the Jewish Community Center.
Perlman Campus. 6501 W.
Sunrise Blvd.
Plaques will be awarded for
their outstanding achievement
on behalf of the people of Israel
in the nation's Year 32 of its
statehood, and for humanitarian
needs provided by UJA funds
elsewhere in the world and in
North Broward County.
The meeting, at which
President Leo Goodman will
preside, will include election of
officers and board members,
annual reports and presentation
of community and UJA awards.
The Federation's nominating
committee. consisting of
Chairman Charles Locke.
Federation Past President Jacob
Hrodzki. Women's Division
President Gladys Daren,
F.dmund Kntin, Joel Reinstein,
and John Streng. will submit the
following slate of nominees for
election at the meeting:
President. Milton Keiner:
Executive Vice President. Victor
Gruman; Vice Presidents,
Richard Romanoff, Saul
Weinberger, Joel Reinstein;
Secretary, Joel Levitt; Treasurer,
John Streng.
Board of Directors for two-year
terms; Irving Friedman, Morris
Furman. Seymour Gerson, Alven
S. Ghertner. Alfred Golden,
David Jackowitz, Joseph Kaplan,
William Katzberg, Martin Kurtz.
David Miller, Samuel K. Miller,
Joseph Novick, Jack Nudelman,
Anita Perlman. Israel Resnikoff,
Albert Segal, Florence K. Straus.
Board of Directors for one year
terms: Leonard Gluck, Alan
Officers and board members
will be installed at Federation's
first annual installation dinner at
6 p.m., Tuesday. June 3. at the
Inverrary Country Club.
With the May 29 annual
meeting marking the end of
President Goodman's two years
of leadership of the Federation's
increasing activities and support
of programs in North Broward,
and Milton Keiner ready to
relinquish his duties as 1980 UJA
general chairman, an all-out
effort is continuing to complete
solicitation of contributions.
The 1980 campaign went over
the $3,000,000 mark for the first
time in the Federation's 12-year
history in April. On Friday. May
9, the campaign total was
$3,022,265. an increase of 32
percent over the total raised in all
of 1979.
The more Federation raises in
North Broward the greater is the
allocation which UJA can send to
Israel and the greater the help
Federation can extend to its
beneficiaries in North Broward.
UJA extends a hand of saving,
healing and mercy all over the
world wherever Jews are in
danger or in need.
In Israel it provides social and
psychological services for
distressed and disadvantaged
immigrant families. special
programs for the elderly, in-
cluding old age grants, housing
and homes, sheltered workshops;
transportation. absorption
centers, ulpanim. health care;
development of rural settlements,
support of major universities,
youth programs, and a host of
other services, in addition to
supporting JDC (Joint
Distribution Committee), HIAS
(Hebrew Immigrant Aid
Society), ORT, resettlement of
immigrants in the U.S., and JWB
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if you are interested in
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Broward County
Has Fts First Mchel
About 16 months ago when his wife was about to
give birth to their child, Alan Weiss of Margate went
to Rabbi Israel Zimmerman of Tamarac Jewish
Center asking about getting a mohel religious
circumciser in the event a boy was born. The
rabbi told him, Weiss said, that there was none in
Broward County, that occasionally a rabbi in Miami
would be called on to come to Broward County,
otherwise a surgeon was used.
Even though two weeks later Mrs. Weiss gave
birth to a girl, Alan decided he would become a
mohel. Backed by his experience as a surgical nurse
in an Army 90-bed ward in Texas during the Viet-
nam years, Weiss received the cooperation of two
surgeons at Plantation General Hospital in getting
surgical training for the delicate circumcision the
cutting off the prepuce Of" male infants eight days
after birth as a sign of inclusion in the Jewish
religious community.
Then he studied halacha (Jewish law) concerning
circumcisions with Rabbi Zimmerman and Joseph
Schlusser of Margate, a Jewish law scholar. He put
together a library of his own on Jewish law, secured
surgical instruments from Harry Bronstein, a doctor
of divinity in Brooklyn. Now, considering himself
fully qualified, Weiss offers himself as Broward
County's mohel.
Weiss, born 36 years ago in New York City, has
been a resident in Florida for four years. Manager of
the Beltone Hearing Aid Center in Pompano Beach,
Weiss, his wife and their 16-month-old daughter live
at 1635 NW 80th Ave.. Margate.
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May 23,1980

Foundation Tax Seminar
From left: Tax Experts Sparber and Kalb with Foundation's Indowsky, Farber, and Schuster.
The Legal and Tax Committee
of the Foundation of Jewish
Philanthropies hosted a Tax
Seminar on April 29 at the Hilton
Hotel, Gait Ocean Drive.
A large turnout of attorneys,
accountants and bank trust
officers from the North B reward
County area was addressed by
two attorneys who specialize in
tax law.
Byron L. Sparber of the firm of
Sparber, Shevin, Rosen, Shapo
and Heilbronner in Miami, spoke
on "Recent Tax Developments
and Proposed Changes." Martin
Kalb, a member of the law firm of
Greenberg, Traurig, Hoffman,
Lipoff. Ouentet and Wolff, also of
Miami, discussed the wide field of
"Tax Aspects of Charitable
The seminar was opened by
Arthur A. Faber, chairman of the
Foundation, with Carl Schuster
and Hyman Indowsky in-
troducing the guest speakers. A
question and answer period was
led by Richard Romanoff, co-
chairman of the Foundation.
The Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale, under
whose sponsorship the Foun-
dation operates, is making in-
formation available to area
residents who wish to obtain tax
advantages associated with
charitable giving.
The Foundation maintains a
committee of attorneys and
accountants, chaired by
Schuster, chairman of the Legal
committee; Indowsky, chairman
of the Tax Committee, who are
available at no obligation to
discuss various means of setting
up individual foundation trusts
to anyone interested in in-
vestigating the numerous ad-
vantages of this type of giving.
Further information can be
obtained by calling Joel Telles at
the Jewish Federation office.
Jewish Book Awards Presented
NEW YORK The most
prestigious awards in the field of
Jewish literary creativity the
National Jewish Book Awards,
conferred annually by the Jewish
Welfare Board's Jewish Book
Council to authors of outstanding
works in eight categories were
presented to:
The Apathetic Bookie Joint
(Methuen, Inc.) by Daniel Fuchs.
Hollywood screenwriter, the only
major collection of Fuchs' short
Breakfast June 8
Martin Kurtz, chairman of the
1980 Plantation Committee, is
anticipating a good attendance
for the Family Breakfast for the
Jewish community of Plantation
at 10 a.m., Sunday June 8, in the
Samuel M. Soref Hall, Jewish
Community Center Perlman
Campus, 6501 W. Sunrise Blvd.,
The event, on behalf of the
1980 United Jewish Appeal
Campaign, is sponsored by the
Jewish Federation, JCC, and the
Hebrew Day School of Greater
Fort Lauderdale.
fiction, includes "The
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza," a
recollection of growing up poor in
Brookyn and a touching tribute
to the author's mother.
Less Than Slaves: Jewish
Forced Labor and the Quest for
Compensation by Benjamin B.
Ferencz, with a foreword by
Telford Taylor, (Harvard
University Press), a book on the
Nazi Holocaust, about the
millions who were coerced into
slave labor in the German war
machine during World War II.
Dita Saxova (Harper & Row), a
novel about teenagers who
survived the Holocaust by
Arnost Lustig, film producer and
faculty member, American
University, Washington, D.C.,
Juvenile Book Award.
Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah
and Counter History (Harvard
University Press), by David
Biale, professor of Judaic Studies
at SUNY, about Prof. Scholem, a
pioneer in the field of the Kab-
balah and Jewish mysticism.
The Habima Israel's
National Theater 1917-1977: A
Study of Cultural Nationalism
(Columbia University Press) by
Emanuel Levy, assistant
professor of sociology at Hunter
College of the City University, a
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Tzvishn Shmeicl un Trern
(Between Smiles and Tear), by
Peretz Miransky, for Yiddish
The JWB Jewish Book Council
Award for Poetry will be
presented post humousiy to
Charles Reznikoff for the
"totality of his poetic literary
achievement" ("By the Waters of
Manhattan," "Jerusalem, the
Golden," and many collections of
JWB which receives funding
from Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale,
strengthens informal Jewish
education and Jewish culture in
North American through the
Jewish Book Council, Jewish
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Bureau, Jewish Music Council,
Hebrew language programming
and Israel-related activities. It is
the Association of Jewish
Community Centers, YM-
YWHAs and Camps in the U.S.
and Canada, and is the U.S.
Government-accredited agency
for serving Jewish military
families and hospitalized V.\
Dr. Robert Gordis, biblical
scholar, professor at the Jewish
Theological Seminary ,of
America, author and editor, has
been elected president of the
Council, it has been announced
by Jewish Weltare Board
President Robert L. Adler of
Chicago. Dr. Gordis succeeds the
late Dr. Sidney B. Hoenig.
The Council seeks to promote
an appreciation of Jewish
literature. It is the national
sponsor of Jewish Book Month.
Annually, it presents the awards
listed above. It publishes the tri-
lingual Jewish Book Annual, the
only American yearbook of
Jewish literary creativity,
published in English, Yiddish
and Hebrew.
The Council awards citations
to Judaica libraries, serves as the
sole educational agency devoted
to Jewish books, and serves the
general community as a clearing
house for information and
guidance on Jewish books. The
JWB Council has a branch in
Israel and participates in both
the International Book Fair in
Jerusalem and the Moscow Book
Active in
Hy Sirota,
Funeral services for Herman >
(Hy) Sirota were held May 9 in
Union, N.J. Mr. Sirota of
Sunrise, died May 6 at St.
Francis Hospital, Miami Beach.
He was 74.
Although Mr. Sirota, an
organizer of the International
Ladies Garment Workers Union,
moved to Broward County from
Irvington, N.J., eight years ago
to retire, he found a new career as
' public relations director for
Menorah Chapels Funeral
Homes. He also was involved
with many community and
religious organizations.
Survivors include his wife, -
Sophie; two sons, Alvin and Goodman, all of Broward; and
Barry Sirota of New Jersey; a four grandchildren,
brother, Moe Sirota of Tamarac; Funeral arrangements were
three sisters, Yetta Slutksy, made by Menorah Chapels
Phoebe Nejcelow and Sally Sunrise Funeral Home.
Jewish Federation mourns
the passing of Herman (Hy)
Sirota, 74, Sunrise area
chairman for Federation's
United Jewish Appeal
campaign. During his eight
years in Broward County, he
had also been active in B'nai
B'rith, State of Israel Bonds,
Sunrise Jewish Center,
Tamarac Jewish Center, and
was a past president of
Sunrise Lakes Condominium
Association. Funeral ser-
vices were held May 9 in New
A Hearty'Thank You'
To Campaign Callers
To all those volunteers in
recent weeks who have joined in
making telephone calls to persons
who had not yet made com-
mitments to the 1980 United
Appeal Campaign, a hearty
"thank you" was extended by
Milton Keiner, general chairman,
and his vice chairman, Victor
Gruman, and officials of the
Jewish Federation of Greater
Fort Lauderdale.
Among those saluted, many of
whom will continue the calling
right through Federation's
annual meeting on Thursday
night, May 29, include:
Paul Zimmerman and many of
the Jewish War Veterans he
recruited for the phone-a-thon;
Phil Solomon and his B'nai B'rith
members; the UJA Committee
from Castle Garden in
Lcuderhill; Sunrise Phase I
volunteers, and volunteers from
Majestic Gardens, and Oakland
Estates, and the host of other
volunteers from the united
Jewish community of North
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Friday, May 23,1980
The Jewish t'loridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Page 3
Begin Knocks Nations for Holding NudelSupportjjained_
'Stopwatch' on Autonomy Talks ^
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem
Begin rebuked countries holding
"stopwatches"' over the
Palestinian autonomy talks to
ensure they conclude by the May
26 target date.
Begin did not name any of the
nations but the statement ap-
peared to be a veiled criticism of
the United States and possibly
European nations, who have
recommended a quick end to the
I 1 month negotiations, which are
now suspended and stalled by
Egypt's decision for more delay.
tie said some nations appear to
be "standing with a stopwatch in
their hands as if they did not
i conduct negotiations for years,
sometimes many years" a
possible allusion to U.S.
negotiations with North Viet-
Begin told 300 women
members of his Herut Party May
12 that patience is needed in the
talks "until all sides come to the
negotiating table."
Palestinians on the West Bank
refused at the time of Camp
David to enter the talks and
Jordan, which administered the
area until it lost the 1967 Middle
East war, has also said it will not
Egyptian, Israeli and U.S.
negotiators failed to reached
agreement on the basis for
Palestinian self-rule making it
virtually impossible to meet the
May 26 deadline set by the Camp
David accords.
The talks stalled over the issue
of Israel's security until they
were suspended by Eyptian
President Anwar Sadat.
But Begin again said Israel
must control, security in the
occ upiftrVbrit ies.
"Security in Judea, Samaria
(the occupied West Bank) and
the Gaza Strip must be the
responsibility of Israel and Israel
alone," Begin said.
"There are those who say that
because of this declaration .
the negotiations have for the time
being been stopped, but I must
make one simple clarification. We
can prove this principle is an-
chored in the Camp David ac-
He then criticized Egypt for
proposing legislative powers for a
projected self-ruling Palestinian
'Time for Leadership'
contemporary Jewish family and
the forces that place it under
heavy assault, the dawn of a new
age in Jewish life, the concen-
tration on "self" rather than
community, feminism in relation
to Judaism, and the need for a
strong Jewish communal
leadership were the primary
topics discussed by the nearly
1.000 Jewish community leaders
who gathered recently in Los
Angeles for the five-day 1980
Biennial of the JWB-the
Association of Jewish Com-
munity Centers. YM & YWHAs
and Camps in the United States
and Canada.
"The big news in Jewish life
today is that we are at the
beginning of a new era with
unprecendented challenges and
opportunities," Dr. Irving
Greenberg, former director of the
President's Commission on the
Holocaust and currently the
director of the National Jewish
Resource Center, told the
assembled delegates.
"This new era has been shaped
by the Holocaust and the rebirth
of Israel," he said, adding, "The
new era is more open to Jewish
assimilation, but at the same
time more open to Jewish values,
experience, and message. In the
course of this, old divisions in the
Jewish community are
"Feminism Is It Good for the
.lews?" was discussed by Blu
Greenberg, author, lecturer, and
chairman. Task Force on Women
in a Changing Society of the
Federation of Jewish Philan-
thropies of New York. "While
there are tensions between
feminism and Judaism, there are
many ways in which they can
nurture each other." she said.
"The Jewish family is under
heavy assault from a variety of
forces the alarming rise in
divorces, the growing ac-
ceptability of a singles lifestyle,
the increasing number of women
in careers."
In an interview, Robert L.
Adler of Chicago, re-elected
president, said that Jewish
communities must immediately
utilize the vast untapped
reservoir of "womanpower" to
meet in growing demands of the
spiraling Jewish population in
cities throughout the Sunbelt.
Newly-elected as a JWB
director-at-large was Miriam
Zatinsky of Miami.
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of Representatives last month to
honor the 49th birthday of Ida
Nudel. the widelv-known Russian
"Prisoner of Conscience." Stack
met Ida's sister in Washington.
In conjunction with the efforts
of the National Conference on
Soviet Jewry, Congressman
Stack requested and was granted
permission from Speaker Thomas
P. (Tip) O'Neill, to set aside one
hour of time in which members of
the House could express their
support for Ida Nudel and Soviet
The Congressmen condemned
the Soviet Union for denying
Soviet Jews the right to emigrate
from the Soviet Union, as
Eluna Fridman,
Sister of Ida Nudel
guaranteed by the Helsinki
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exile in Siberia" where she was
sentenced to a four-year im-
prisonment term on the chari'i .if
unfurling a banner displaying the
words: "KGB, give me a visa."
"We," Stack told the House of
Representatives, "are taking the
occasion of her birthday to call
attention again to her plight, as
well as to remind the family of
civilized nations that she, and
countless other Soviet Jews, have
been continually harassed and
denied the right to emigrate from
the Soviet Union as guaranteed
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Volume 9
Number 11
Behind Sadat's Decision
We can second-guess Anwar Sadat's decision to
call a halt to the autonomy talks from now until
doomsday and come up with a thousand different
explanations, each with merit of its own.
One thing is not a matter of speculation: It
shows Mr. Sadat's bad faith. It demonstrates, more
than anything he has said or done since his so-called
"peace initiative." that he has more in mind than a
new Middle East world with Israel as an integral part
of it working in harmony with the Arab states of the
We have always believed that to be a pipe
dream, much to the consternation of other observers
who consider this hawkish, even unrealistic-ally
hostile and aggressive.
But events speak for themselves. Even well
before the May 26 deadline for an autonomy agree-
ment, which both Sadat and Prime Minister Begin
long ago conceded is no more than a "target date,"
Egypt's leader has unilaterally called a halt to the
What is there to gain? The answer is obvious:
more pressure from Europe's cowardly satraps: more
pressure from President Carter, who has good inten-
tions but petrodiplomaticiadvice lhatisteers him
inexorably in the direction of forcing Israel back into
her pre-1967 herders, which means into her 1948
The Master Plan
In effect. President Sadat, as he comes closer
and closer to retrieving his lost territories by nego-
tiation as the price for "peace," also becomes a
louder and louder spokesman for the Palestinian
Retrieving his lost territories was part one in
Sadat's master plan. Resumption of his role as leader
of the Palestinian world through his advocacy a
Palestinian state is part two.
Lest there be doubt. Consider this week's most
startling revelation: the continued operation of an El
Fatah terrorist office in downtown Cairo at this very
moment. Object? To disorganize the Gaz Strip.
Is it conceivable that President Sadat doesn't
know about this?
Hardly not for the man of "peace" and of
"good will" and of "friendship" for Israel, who calls
a halt to the talks as a means of hastening the
process of calling a halt to Israel itself.
Impossible? We hope so. We fear not.
Joseph Handleman (right), national president of American lied
Magen David for Israel, receives the ARMDI International
Humanitarian Award for 1980 from George Elsey, American
Red Cross national president, at the ARMDI annual luncheon
in New York City at which Handleman was an honored guest
The U.S. news media's "track
record" in the Arab-Israeli con-
flict has been "miserable." That
indictment by Wolf Blitzer. The
Jerusalem Post's Washington
correspondent, and a former
editor of this publication, ap-
peared in the April 20 New
Failures of the news media to
understand the Middle East,
Blitzer continues, reflect "pack
journalism at its worst," for
"anonymous U.S. officials who
have served up planeloads of
misinformation between 1977 and
1979 are once again spoon-
feeding the best and brightest of
the American media, who in tum
are dutifully shoveling it into
their columns and broadcasts."
As in the past, gloom and
doom editorializing has surfaced
again in coverage of the auton-
omy talks.
On the eve of President
Carter's meetings with Egypt's
Anwar Sadat and Israel's
Menachem Begin, many in the
media endorsed Sadat's view on
autonomy and labeled the "in-
transigent Begin" the obstacle.
Thus, Newsweek's April 28
issue featured the complaints of
an Egyptian official that "the
Israelis had it their way again
Egypt is doing all the giving."
In the past. Sadat has" fre-
quently charged that he has
given everything and received
nothing surely an absurd com-
plaint when one recalls Israel's
retreat from large tracts of Sinai,
major defense outposts and
richly productive oil wells.
The Camp David agreement
proposed an administrative
authority and not one with legis-
Washington Letter on
Americcn Poliry in
the Middle East
April 16. 1980
Volume XXIV. No. 16
lative and judicial powers, such
as Sadat has been demanding
with Washington's support and
which, Israel fears, would inevit-
ably lead to a Palestinian state.
The New York Times, on April
6, pointed out that the Jordanian
and the Palestinian refusals to
join the autonomy talks are also
obstacles, and that Israel could
be expected to "pursue a more
conciliatory path, only if the case
for it is made by America, whose
vision and support they trust."
Blitzer maintains that a sig-
nificant number of U.S. officials
are hostile to the Egyptian-
Israeli peace treaty, consistent
with the negative U.S. attitude
during Israel's struggle for
existence in 1947 and 1948.
Rising Arab expectations of
victory at that time, and often in
later years, reinforced Arab
refusal to agree to any com-
The news media are mani-
pulated. Blitzer points out. by
administration officials who often
evoke "the direst scenarios" in
order to increase pressure on
negotiators, even though a favor-
able outcome may be assured and
is at hand. So it was at Camp
David, again in Jerusalem last
year and again when President
Carter met with Sadat and Begin
this month. An atmosphere of
deadlock and gloom on the eve of
success is created in order to
enhance the chances of success.
In Praise of Jerusalem
Many visitors to Jerusalem are
deeply impressed by that city's
beauty and accessibility and
believe it should remain unified
and ruled by Israel for all its
peoples and all religious faiths.
A recent visitor, Frank Scott,
vice president and general
manager of Washington's WRC
radio, broadcast a series of
editorials in which he strongly
supported Israel's position on the
origin of the Arab refugee
problem and its solution.
Early in April a dozen
American mayors went to
Jerusalem for an international
conference of mayors, sponsored
by the American Jewish Con-
gress and the U.S. Conference of
Mayors. Reflecting their view.
Mayor Kenneth Blackwell of
Cincinnati declared. "Only a
unified Jerusalem can provide
opportunities for growth that
this city needs to prosper." The
mayors came from Birmingham.
Chicago, Cleveland. Cincinnati.
Flint. Fort Lauderdale. Min-
neapolis. New Olreans. Peoria.
Pittsburgh. Springfield (111.1 and
I. L. Kenen
Conference on Women in Israel
organization calling itself the
North American Coalition for
Women in Israel has been
established to deal with what it
terms the grim reality of the lives
of women in Israel. The founding
national conference took place
here in April and for two-and-a-
half days explored the personal,
professional and religious status
of Israeli women, according to
Ellen Bob. editor of The Journal,
the publication of the North
Shore Jewish community in
Salem, Mass.. who will emigrate
to Israel in 1981.
The declaration of principles
adopted by the 200 women at-
tending the conference stated
that "we support the struggle for
equality of Israeli women
through our activism. We
recognize that the preliminary
basis of this activism is aliya.
thereby sharing the respon-
sibility of improving Israeli
The declaration called on the
Knesset and government of
Israel "to allow secular solutions
for secular people and we demand
full expression and legal
recognition to all branches of
Judaism. We call on the
Orthodox rabbinate to increase
their sensitivity to women's
issues and to direct steps towards
redressing sexual equality."
Cites Power Of Rabbinate
Lesley Hazel ton, author of
Israeli Women: The Reality
Behind the Myth, told the
conference that despite Israel's
Declaration of Independence's
guarantee of equality irrespective
of religion, race or sex, Israeli
women face many legal and social
obstacles to achieving equal
Among these. Hazelton
said, is the absolute power vested
in the Orthodox rabbinate by the
Knesset in all matters of personal
law. If feminism is to be
achieved, she said, "there must
be a separation of synagogue and
slate The real issue is the
political establishment of
Orthodox Judaism."
Shulamit Aloni. Civil Rights
Party Knesset member, warned
that the power of the rabbinate in
areas of marriage and divorce
mitigate against democracy.
What makes (Ashkenazi Chief
Rabbi Shlomol Goran's in-
terpretations any better than -
mine?" she asked the audience. V.
"The only place for imposed
unity in a democracy is in the
BIBLE study seminar
arranged by Abraham J.
Gittelson, director of
education of the Jewish
Federation of Greater Fort
Lauderdale, was conducted by
Ru th Zielemiger of the Mellon
Research Center which has
pioneered in new methods of
teaching the Bible.
PARTICIPANTS in the recent Bible study, sponsored by the
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of Ureater Fort Lauderdale and conducted by the Melton
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The Jewish Fbridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
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New Threats to Refuse niks in USSR Israel Tennis Exhibition
The Community Relations
Committee (CRC) of the Jewish
Federation of Greater Fort
Lauderdale, headed by Edmund
Entin, received information
regarding the persecution of
three activists in the Soviet
Union. Community action has
been employed in calling upon
the Soviet Ambassador in
Washington and the new U.S.
Secretary of State Edmund
Muskie requesting his inter-
vention with Soviet authorities.
This is the opinion of both
NJCRAC (National Jewish Com-
munity Relations Advisory
Council) and the National Con-
ference on Soviet Jewry (NCSJ).
NCSJ received information
that Moisey Tonkonogy, 28,
whose parents received per-
mission in 1973 to emigrate to
Israel, but who was denied an
exit visa at the same time, has
lH.'en sentenced to one year in
prison for "parasitism." His
parents' activity in Israel
resulted in warnings from Soviet
authorities that he "would
regret" it if they continued their
Leonid Volvovsky, 38-year-old
Hebrew teacher whose exit
permit was denied six years ago,
has been arrested on charges of
vagrancy and begging.
Moisey Zats, his wife, two chil-
dren and mother-in-law received
an exit visa to Israel at the end of
1979, but at the last minute, his
visa was confiscated and an old
investigation officially closed in
1977 was reopened. He is now
being placed on trial for "mis-
using his position" at the factory
where he previously worked.
Soviets Slowing Emigration
NEW YORK (JTA) In Moscow, Soviet
authorities have dusted off an old deterrent to
Jewish emigration, according to the National C'on-
Ference on soviet Jewry. The Soviets are trying to
cut down the record emigration levels of last year.
An invitation from a family to a would-be emigre
must come from what's known as a "first-degree
It means that Soviet Jews in many areas of the
country must now produce an invitation from
parents, children or siblings living in Israel before
emigration authorities will even consider allowing
them to emigrate. With rare exceptions, the
authorities previously would accept an invitation
from aunts, cousins or more distant relatives.
So far. application of the "first-degree relative'*
requirement has been inconsistent. It is undoubtedly
growing, however, and is a major factor behind the
significant drop in Jewish emigration recorded over
the last few months. If it were to be applied univer-
sally, Jewish sources say, it would limit Jewish
emigration to no more than 10,000 to 15,000 persons
a year compared to the record 51.000 who left in
Western and Jewish sources alike say they believe
such a sharp cutback is unlikely. Rather, they say, it
appears that Soviet authorities were surprised by
the huge numbers who suddenly began applying to
leave in late 1978 and early 1979 and moved to limit
the rate to more politically acceptable levels.
I think they want to keep the number at about
30.000 a year," one Jewish activist said.
Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union has only
exceeded 30.000 in three years since the latest wave
began in the late 1960s.
Rather than being upset by the recent cutback,
Jewish sources here say they are surprised that the
rate remains as high as it has in the wake of the
Total Cemetery
with full
"Package Savings"
Soviet invasion of Afghanistan last December and
the sharp deterioration in Soviet-American relations.
Through the first three months of this year. 8.695
Soviet Jews have received exit visas allowing them
to co lo Israel, according to well informed sources
lure Thai is 28.6 percent fewer than the 12.185 who
receh ed permission in the first three months of 1979.
Western and Jewish sources alike say they do not
believe the emigration figures reflect the latest crisis
in Soviet-American relations.
"Insufficient kinship" has been used before as
grounds to turn down would-be emigres, most
notably in 1976 after Soviet President Leonid I.
Brezhnev signed the Helsinki accords and set off a
wave of applications based on their human rights
guarantees. It has never been applied on so wide a
scale as it is now, however.
The Helsinki agreements speak vaguely about
guaranteeing the rights of citizens to emigrate in
order lo "reunify" their families. They do not spell
out the degree of kinship required to qualify under
those guarantees.
In fact, the majority of Jews who left the Soviet
Union during the 1970s merely wanted out
"family reunification" had little or nothing to do
with their motives. The Kremlin realized this, but for
its own reasons went along with what one Jewish
source here referred to as "the game."
The primary reason behind the Kremlin's current
action is probably the enormous backlog of Jews
who want to leave, experts here believe.
About 130.000 invitations were sent from Israel to
Soviet Jews requesting them in 1979 alone a
record. That compared with an average of 39,000
new invitations per year sent during the 1974-1977
period and 107.000 in 1978, according to the
National Conference on Soviet Jewry.
Elected State
Vice President
Maurice Berkowitz, of Plan-
tation was
elected vice
president of the
Florida State
Association of
B'nai B'rith
Lodges at its re-
cent convention.
He is an attorney
who was prev-
iously president
of the Sunrise
Lodge, and is Berkowitz
presently a member of the
Florida regional board of the
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai
B'rith Lodges and its Dis-
criminations Committee.
The Florida State Association
of B'nai B'rith Lodges consists of
over 20,000 members in various
B'nai B'rith Lodges throughout
the state of Florida.
Library Program
Sandra Kessler of the
American Lung Association will
present a film i discussion
program on protecting the health
of smokers and non-smokers in
public places at the Fort
Lauderdale Branch of the
Broward County Library system
on Wednesday May 28, from 2 to
3 p.m.
Learn how to protect yourself
from the pollution in indoor
public places, free of charge, at
the library' located at 1300 E.
Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale.
Coach Zoreffand future stars
The Israel Tennis Centers
(ITCI Association, which
provides free public tennis in
Israel, primarily for children, is
mice again sending a touring
team of youngsters who learned
their tennis at [TC to Fort
Shlomo Zoreff. the 25-year-old
Israeli-born head coach. is
bringing the touring team to Roz
and Leonard Solomon's Home
and Tennis Court. 1016 SE 4th
Broward Art Guild
The Broward Art Guild, in
cooperation with Landmark First
National Bank of Fort
Lauderdale, presents an
exhibition of fine art by some of
Broward County's top artists.
The exhibition's opening
reception will be held on Monday,
June 9, at 8 p.m. in the lobby of
Landmark First National Bank, 1
Financial Plaza, Fort Lauderdale.
Exhibition hours are 9 a.m. 2
p.m., Monday through Friday
until June 20.
St.. Fort Lauderdale, for an
exhibition at 1 p.m.. Sunday.
June 1.
The Solomons and Ira Boris of
660 NW 19th St.. Fort
Lauderdale. are accepting
reservations for the exhibition of
tennis by Israeli youngsters who
are provided the free public
tennis facilities through the ITC
The tennis program is carried
out at the national tennis center
in Ramat Hasharon and at
satellite centers in various cities
in Israel. The Centers are sup-
ported by a volunteer group of
sports enthusiasts from all over
the world who share a deep
concern for Israel and the belief
that the future of Israel lies with
her children.
Tennis has become a mass
participation sport in Israel since
the opening of the Tennis Center
at Ramat Hasharon in April
1976. Now more youngsters
between the ages of 5 and 18 play
tennis than any other sport in
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdate
Friday, May 23. I960


Shirley Sutter Represents
ORT at World Congress
Shirley M. Sutter is the official
delegate representing the North
Broward Region of Women's
American ORT (Organization for
Rehabilitation through Training)
at the May 30-June 6 Centenary
World ORT Congress in
Mrs. Sutter, president of the
region, will be representing the
3.500 ORT members in North
Broward in Jerusalem where the
delegates from 40 nations, in-
cluding the 100 top leaders from
the U.S., will be greeted by
former Israeli UN Ambassador
Chaim Herzog, who is chairman
of the Executive Committee of
the World ORT Union and presi-
dent of ORT-Israel.
Beverly Minkoff of Rockville
Center, N.Y.. ORT's national
president, heads the U.S.
delegation at the Congress at
which speakers will include Israel
President Yitzhak Navon and
Prime Minister Menachem
ORT was established in 1880 in
St. Petersburg, Russia, and has
grown to become the world's
largest non-governmental voca-
tional and technical education
program, with 800 installations
in 24 countries on five continents
and an annual student enrollment
of 100,000. The largest single
ORT program in the world is
ORT-Israel, from which nearly
200.000 Israelis have graduated
since the network was estab-
lished in 1949.
Woodlands ORT Installation
Roslyn Entin was installed as
president of the Woodlands
North Chapter of Women's
American ORT for 1980-81 at
Section Clubhouse in Woodlands.
Mrs. Entin was installed by
Gladys Daren, president of the
Women's Division, Jewish Fed-
eration of Fort Lauderdale. Mrs.
Daren also installed vice
presidents Bea Rhodes, Rose
Orans, Millicent Caplan, Naomi
Good, Molly Eckhaus and Joyce
Gutterman; treasurer, Dorothy
Frankel; financial secretary, Yet
ta Katz; corresponding secretary.
Belle Suskin; recording sec-
retary, Helen Etkin; and parlia-
mentarian, Marilyn Gould.
North Broward Region ORT,
was represented by Shirley
Sutter, president of the region,
and Barbara Shapiro, incoming
Brunch and arrangements were
under the chairmanship of Mrs.
Henny Leibowitz, past president
of the chapter, and co-chaired by
Mrs. Sylvia Klein and Past
President Gert Jaffe.
Henny Leibowitz, Roslyn Entin. Gladys Daren
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ORT Palm-Aire Chapter Board
Temple Emanu-EI Games 7:15
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Jewish War Veterans Wm.
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Hadassah N. Lauderdale Chal
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Women's League for Israel -
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Workmen's Circle #1046 -
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B'nai B'rith Margate Chapter -
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Hadassah Plantation L'Chayim
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Temple Sholom Sisterhood of
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Hadassah Kavanah of Plantation -
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B'nai B'rith Lauderhill Chapter
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Brandels National Women's Com-
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ORT N. Broward Chapter Exec-
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Brandels National Women's Com-
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Friday, May 23,1980
The Jewish FlgHdian ofjOreqigrFort Lauderda!
Hebrew Day School Has First
'Official' Graduation Program
The Hebrew Day School an-
nounces it will have the first
graduation program at the
school. This class of 10 children is
the first group in the school's five
year history to officially
"graduate" from the school.
Many of the children in the group
are part of the original class who
started when the school began.
The program is set for Mon-
day, June 9, at 2:30 p.m. at Soref
Hall. The format of the program
includes Rabbi Phillip Labowitz
of Temple Beth Israel, and a
founding parent of the Hebrew
Day School. He will deliver a
brief message to the class, as well
as do the benediction.
The children will give a class
history and class will. Slides
tracing the school's history will
make up part of the afternoon.
Under the direction of Mrs.
Arlene Solomon, the fifth grade
the Hebrew Day School
will perform a cantata in honor of
the occasion.
Paul Frieser, president, and
Fran Merenstein, school director,
will present the diplomas to the
graduates. The parents of the
group will host their guests and
the school children at a brief
reception after the program.
Taking an active role in the
Greater Fort Lauderdale Jewish
community has always been a
vital aspect of The Hebrew Day
School children participation in
programs such as the Yom
Ha'atzmut Day at the JCC.
In addition to such par-
ticipation, the Day School
children participate in Shabbat
services at various temples. This
year. Temple Beth Israel was
selected where the fourth and
fifth grade children would take an
active role. The children con-
Band Seeks Name
On Tuesday afternoons at
2:30, stop in at Soref Hall and
listen to the JCC new dance band
practice. They have great rhythm
and specialize in old time
favorites. The band will be
performing for the senior lunch
program. In June they will play
for an "Evening of Dance'' at the
JCC. Call 792-6700 for further
information and "Name That
Band" suggestions.
Luncheon for Deaf
The JCC Association of the
Deaf Ls planning a a Spring
Luncheon for Thursday. June 5,
and in the evening, a captioned
film. "Goodbye Columbus," will
be shown
Members of JCCAD are
presently contructing an Ark in
preparation for the High Holy
Days. Proceeds from their many
events will go towards the
purchase of their own Torah for
"special ceremonies" that answer
their own special needs.
Book Review May 28
The Great Jewish Hook Review
series being offered at the Jewish
Community (enter has been
received with accolades. It meets
every Wednesday with out-
standing members of the com-
munity at the helm.
Abraham Gittelson, education
director of Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale, will
review Selected Stories by Isaac
Bashevis Singer on Wednesday,
May 28 at 8 p.m. Ben Zion
Kisenberg will review Jerusalem
by Teddy Kollek on Wednesday,
June 4 at 8 p.m. Call 792-6700 for
further information.
Photography Class June 16
JCC will offer a photography
course on Monday, June 16, at 8
p.m. for eight weeks, fee $15. The
instructor is Michael J. Wein-
berg. Call 792-6700 for further
information. (Please note this
new starting date).
Sheriff Candidate
Donald "Orsi" Schultz of Coral
Springs, a veteran of 20 years of
police service and security ad-
ministration, is a candidate for
Sheriff of Broward County in the
Sept. 9 Primary. Author of 13 law
enforcement texts, charter
member of Coral Springs
Masonic Lodge, he is the coor-
dinator of the Criminal Justice
program at the North Campus of
Broward Community College. He
has a master's degree in public
administration from University
of South California.
ducted the service on Friday,
May 16, under the direction ol
Moshe Ezry of the Hebrew
Leading a Friday night service
is a natural for these children.
Each week at Kabbalat Shabbat
the children hold their own
service. Reading and un-
derstanding the Torah portion of
the week is just one of the lessons
these children master.
Diversity is the word for those
fourth and fifth graders. Mrs.
Annie Mitchell has undertaken
many different projects for this
group. As part of their science
unit, the children planted a large
vegetable garden. What farmers
they became!
The children have all learned a
new dimension through this
program. Now they know how to
plant, how to care for, and how to
prepare a myriad of vegetables.
The class is definitely not
sexist. All of the children, boys
and girls, counter-cross stitched
samplers for Mother's Day.
An integral part of the
curriculum is studying the
holidays in depth. Shavuot is no
exception. The children have
studied Shavuot in their
classrooms and had a special
service on the holiday. The
significance of the holiday as well
as its interpretations today have
been covered.
For example, the young
children (first-second grade) have
been making their own tablets of
the Ten Commandments. All of
the children at this level are
learning to recite the Ten
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Hebrew'. B)r-M?'ifpper levels, the
children are compiling
addendums to them.
A call for all cooks is being
heard at the Hebrew Day school.
Mrs. Margie Katz, chairperson of
the cookbook, is asking anyone in
the community to send in their
favorite holiday recipes to the
school office.
As part of the cookbook, there
will be brief descriptions of how
to prepare and observe the
holidays. An explanation of the
holidays will also be included if
space allows.
Anyone having recipes to
share, should contact the school
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May 23,1980

JCC Elections June 1
1,145 invitations are in the
mail for the annual meeting of the
Jewish Community Center of
Greater Fort Lauderdale.
"The Jewish Community
Center's 1980 annual meeting is
another milestone for us," said
Harvey Kopelowitz, JCC vice
president and annual m
"While this is
not the Center's
first annual
meeting, it is the
first to which
there has been a
membership to
invite, and the
first on our own
campus." Kopelowitz
Best of Broadway 11
"As long as I can walk, and as
long as I have the fingers to play
the piano, I'll be working." If you
know Irene Unterman, director
and producer of "Best of
Broadway II," a successful
musical extravaganza which will
be performed at the Jewish Com-
munity Center on Thursday,
June 5 and Saturday, June 7, at 8
p.m., you will recognize Irene in
that statement.
Unterman is a musically ex-
citing and vigorous lady who has
a background of producing and
directing Children's Theatre for
many years. She teaches the
piano, arranges music, and per-
forms with an inherent talent.
Irene is the salt and pepper
behind the success of the Twin
Lakes Theatre Group. She in-
spires the confidence and en-
courages the spirit that makes
this group committed to excel-
lence. She knows how to bring
out the best in her performers.
They know it and love her for it.
A graduate of the Juilliard
School of Music, she has brought
her love of music and theater to
the community. For the past
seven years, she has directed and
produced shows for the Twin
Lakes Theatre. Blessed with
vigor and a permeating warmth
that reaches those she involves in
her projects, she is tour de force
in Fort Lauderdale's musical
Irene can spend hours at the
piano rehearsing or playing for a
performance and emerge
refreshed. She never tires of
making musical plans and
remembering her musical past.
At the drop of a hat, she'll sit
down at the piano and create a
program from a slip of an idea.
Husband, Sam, recognizes that
her lifestyle revolves about her
music. He is most supportive and
enjoys her success.
The arrival of the Jewish
Community Center has been
exciting news for Unterman.
"Imagine," she says, "once we
Jews weren't welcome in Fort
Lauderdale, and now we have a
JCC in our midst."
Come and meet and enjoy
Irene Unterman and the talented
Twin Lakes Theatre in their pre-
sentation of "Best of Broadway"
as they dance, sing and create to
tunes from such musical hits as
"King and I," "Annie Get Your
Gun," "Sound of Music" and
Call 792-6700 for further in-
Blind Group Entertained
A large attendence is expected
at the June 1 meeting which will
be held on campus in Samuel M.
In addition to the elections of
:he board of directors for 1980-81,
ihere will be committee reports
and awards presented. One of the
highlights of the program will be
the State of JCC Address by
Anita Perlman, president.
The meeting will be followed
by luncheon and installation of
officers and board. Reservations
are a must. RSVP by calling the
Center office, 792-6700.
Just before the cltmax of "Never Too Late," as Joel Telles and
Alan Margolies play the drunk scene to the horror of their
respective "wives," Gert Goodman and Audrey Schwartz.
The Jewish Community Center
Theatre Guild production of
"Never Too Late" opened on
May 10 and ran for five per-
formances to receptive and
appreciative audiences. They
laughed and gave sustenance to
the actors who had worked so
diligently for two months.
The set that William Shulman
created and constructed, with the
assistance of Ben Scribner and
Joseph Schwartz, was both
realistic and extremely
Joel Telles, director and actor,
did a fantastic job after stepping
into the role of Harry Lambert
only 10 days before opening. All
the actors gave credibility to
their roles. It would not be
surprising if Gert Goodman
always answers to the name of
Alan Margolies and Audrey
Schwartz performed their roles
with humor and integrity. Gloria
Fisher, president of Theatre
Guild, gave a marvelous per-
formance as the friend; Allen
Cohen, as the pompous mayor
was most engaging, as were Dr.
Stephen Levine, Morton Pine and
Irv Salit in each of their sup-
portive roles. Linda Cohen, as
producer, can be proud of the
members of her committee.
"The Jewish Community
Center is bursting with pride. We
appreciate our Theatre Guild and
the fine entertainment it brings
to our community," said William
Goldstein, executive director.
"Ladies with heart" are titles
given to Nan Namiot,chairperson
of the Reachout, and Min Bodin,
chairperson of the blind, both
programs of WECARE of the
Jewish Community Center of
Greater Fort Lauderdale, and
beneficiary of UJA funds raised
by Jewish Federation of Greater
Fort Lauderdale.
Nan's home is the scene of
monthly teas for the blind, and
weekly Oneg Shabbatim for the
less fortunate, at which time she
serves homemade refreshments
and entertainment is provided by
volunteers. Min Bodin is a bundle
of busyness, coordinating in-
vitations, transportation and
program, in addition to her usual
visits with the blind, young and
old. Min and Nan are always
gladly available for any volunteer
service required.
At a recent tea, four blind
gentlemen and their wives, were
present. A volunteer, Harold
Treach, who happened to answer
the phone when his wife wasn't
home, says he was "sold the
Brooklyn Bridge" by Nan
Namiot. Through her efforts, he
is now a friend of Jack Schultz,
who is blind, for whom he does
home repairs, bank errands,
writes letters, etc., and calls to
chat, as friends often do.
Entertainment was provided
by Harry Oransky, who taught
guitar as a hobby, and Nan, who
Dlayed the piano as accompanist.
Harry, whose wife needs 24 hour
attention due to Alzheimer's
disease, hired someone to care for
her while he performed volun-
tarily at the tea. He is active in
the Alzheimer organization,
which is struggling to get funds
through legislation to further the
study of the disease which is a
form of advanced senility and is
being researched for possible
prevention of alleviation of
Songs by Ida Kaplan and
Yiddish stories by Anne Fleisch-
man, coordinator of WECARE,
made this an unforgetable event.
Among those present were Sally
Kadin. WKCARE general
chairperson. Terry Bernstein and
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Morgano.
Coral Springs Day at JCC
The spirits of more than 250
Coral Springs residents, some of
them pictured above, were not
dampened by bad weather when
JCC celebrated Coral Springs
Day. The crowd was treated to a
fun afternoon in Soref Hall where
(photos right) Johl Rotman, JCC
membership chairman, held the
box of names for David Gross,
Coral Springs Day chairman, to
draw a winner of a free one-year
membership; and Brian Brora-
berg was a foil for magic tricks by
Michael Winters.
Group or private tennli lessons avail-
able. Groups meet on Sunday mornings.
If you form your own group of four to
eight, special prices will be arranged
and early evenings are available. Group
fees: $20 per person for five, one-hour
lessons. Private lessons: $12 per % hour
lesson or $50 for five % hour lessons.
Contact Ed Basan In the Phys. Ed
Department for InformaUon regarding
private swim lessons. Times and days
worked out. Fees for private lessons
$15 for five to hour lessons.
Provides the Individual with the
knowledge and skills designed to save
his own life or the life of another.
Minimum age, 15; 21 total hours of
-.-iir-mnrr w iuiw
class. At the end of session, you must be
able to swim 500 yards continuously, do
a front dive with good form, diving to
depth of 8 feet and swimming 20 feet
underwater, tread water l minute. You
must pass a test at the end of the course
to qualify for a Red Cross Card. Mini-
mum sign-up is six. maximum Is l.
Monday through Thursday 8:30 30
p.m.. May 19 May 29. Fee: $3.50 Must
register In advance.
A half court league for Hve men on a
team Time kept, Books, Officials
Open to any Center member, 17 through
adult. Wednesdays, 7-10p.m., beginning
June 4 Fee: $10. The Gym Is now open
on Wednesday nlghU for free play.
JCC Is looking to schedule softball
games on Sunday mornings for June
July and August. "B" and "C" division
teams should contact Ed Basan 792-
6700. If Interested
JCC will hold a "C" Division Softball
luumament on Sundays. June 22 and
JUIM 29. The registration for the single
elimination tournament Is $25 by June 1
Contact Ed Hasan. 7926700, for more
lie Lulls.
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JCC announces Tribute Cards
for sale. The card is designed
so that it may be used for
occasions of all types. For
your convenience, the cards
may be purchased in packages
of 12 for $25. Buy a package
now and keep them on hand.
Hemember June is graduation
month. What nicer way to
honor a graduate. The card is
greatly reduced here. It
measures six inches by nine

Friday. May 23,1980
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Page 9
Bus Routes Planned for Campers
The entire Center staff is very
much involved in the preparation
for Summer Day Camp which
begins June 23.
"Providing transportation for
many of the 360 campers (each of
the two sessions) is a mammoth
task," said Sandy Jackowitz, the
JCC's community relations
associate, whose job it is to plan
the routes. She is assisted by
Joni Berry, another staff worker.
The Center uses the services of
a private transportation com-
pany from which it leases five
buses and drivers daily. These
buses service all of North
Hroward County. Campers come
from Lighthouse Point, Coral
Springs, Davie and Tamarac, as
well as those areas closer to the
Center, like Lauderhill, Lauder-
dale Lakes, Sunrise and Plan-
"Our main concern when plan-
ning the routes is the safety of
the campers," said Jackowitz,
"and we also try to plan the
routes to go as quickly and ef-
ficiently as possible."
Hid inn the bus is an important
'Le Browse' at
4328 State Rd. 7
"Le Browse," the Jewish
Community Center's Thrift
Shop, catering to the needs of
men. women and children and
the home sells new and
"gently" used items. Many an
exciting find has been discovered
by some lucky customers.
In addition to clothing for all
ages,' there are many handsome
articles of furniture, light fix-
" lures, lamps, wall decorations,
jewelry, appliances, TV's that
M i irk and too many other items to
list Shoppers find just what they
have been looking for, as many
designer items reach the clothes
A letter was recently sent to
- William Goldstein, executive
director ot the JCC, in grateful
appreciation from a young man
for the clothes he obtained
through "Le Browse." These
clothes made it possible for him
to serve his internship in court
reporting. He had been attending
school on a government
assistance program and needed
help getting out into the field of
his choice properly attired.
Open Monday through Friday,
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., the shop is
located at 4328 State Road 7
(between Commercial and
Oakland Park Blvd.) on the east
side of the road in the Shop of
Oriole. Telephone number is 935-
part of the camp day. Many of
the campers cultivate friendships
during the time they spend on the
bus. They also develop a rapport
with the drivers, several of whom
are returning to JCC for second
and third camp sessions.
Jackowitz and Berry ride each
of the routes several times with
and without the bus drivers until
they are satisfied that the routes
meet all the criteria for safety and
efficiency. "The job is tedious
and time-consuming," said
Jackowitz, "but it's all worth-
while when you see five busloads
of smiling campers roll into the
Milt Edelstein, JCC board
member, presents rug hand-
hooked by Louis Fiedler of
Deer field. III, to Sally Rodin,
WECARE chairman, for
hanging in the "Gathering
Needs Games
"The Gathering Place" at the
Jewish Community Center, 6501
W. Sunrise Blvd. in Plantation
Where senior citizens meet for
activities and comradeship
is in need of games such as
dominoes, chess, checkers,
Hummy-O, Scrabble, Monopoly,
tucked away in some dark closet.
If you have any games not
being used and would like to
contribute them call the JCC
at 792-6700.
In 1882, Sam Breakstone put every
dime into his sour cream and cottage cheese.
But you donl have to.
In his day, Sam Breakstone never compromised when it came to making the
highest quality cottage cheese and sour cream.
But if his standards weren't so high, his all natural cottage cheese and sour cream
wouldn't taste so delicious today.
Sam Breakstone never cut comers to make his dairy products. But you can, by
cutting out our coupons.
Mr. Dealer: Kraft Inc.Dairy Group
will reimburse you 10C if allowed to a
customer, plus 7C handling allow
ance (or this coupon provided you
received it on your sale of this prod-
uct and that sufficient product to
cover all redemptions has been pur-
chased by you within ninety days of
redemption. For redemptions, mail to
Kraft Inc -Dairy Group. Box 1799.
Clinton. Iowa 52734. Cash value
1/20 of 1C Coupon void in Kentucky
and where taxed, prohibited, or
restricted by law. arid may not be
assigned or transferred by you. Cus-
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tax applicable Expires 11/30/80
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday. May 23,1980

Gloria Steinem is flying into
Coral Springs Sunday, May 25,
to be guest of honor at a wine and
cheese fundraiser for ERA (Equal
Rights Amendment) from 7 to 11
p.m. at the home of Susan and
Michael Weinberg. Donation $15
per person. Call Michael at 735-
5500 or 753-8765 for reservation
. Mrs. Oscar Gruaky of Fort
Lauderdale was installed as
regional president of Brandeis
National Women's Committee
. Overlooked in recent Yom
Hashoah article of Holocaust
survivor Ludwik Brodzki is the
fact that he was first president of
Jewish Federation of Greater
Fort Lauderdale when
Federation's charter of in-
corporation was granted July 12,
1968 Dinah Shore is going to
Israel in July to tape several of
the television shows to be aired in
the fall.
Eric W. Decldnger has been
moved up to the presidency with
Leonard Farber becoming
chairman of his corporation .
David Kanter, MIT graduate,
retired shoe manufacturer now
living in Sunrise, has developed a
three-phase course on Yiddish,
detailed in his "How to Learn to
Read Yiddish" booklet ... The
Revson Foundation is sponsoring
a 10-part Public Broadcasting TV
series "Jews and Civilization" to
be filmed in Israel and Egypt
with former Ambassador Abba
Eban as host And a film
about the 1973 Yom Kippur War
is scheduled to go into production
using soldiers from both the
Israel and Egypt armies.
Israel Consul General Yuval
Metser presented a copy of Dead
Sea Scrolls to Florida State
Senate President Phil Lewis at
recent legislature session in
Tallahassee Mayor Ben
Geiger proclaimed June 1 8
"Discover Coral Springs Week."
Events include community night
at Fort Lauderdale Striker soccer
team's match against Portland.
Why? Springs bills itself as
Soccer Capital of Florida,
claiming 3,000 players on 180
youth teams in its city program
. Margate's Mayor Rich
Schwartz its vice mayor, Jack
Tobin, were initiated into
Margate's Knights of Pythias
Lodge this week when Pythians
of 25 or more years of mem-
iK-rship were honored.
Molly Picon last month met
Leonard Nimoy in Philadelphia,
and these two products of th
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Yiddish Theatre though of
vastly different eras had a
great time conversing in Yiddish
. U.S. Sports Committee for
Israel, which supports the Israel
Tennis Centers sponsoring the
June 1 tennis exhibition by
Israeli youngsters in Fort
Lauderdale, is also active in
planning for next year's 11th
Maccabiah Games, July 6-16, in
Israel. Israel's Maccabiah is the
world's largest international
sports competition Recon-
structionist Federation of
Congregations and Havurot is
holding its 20th annual con-
vention June 12-15 in
Indianapolis. .
Delta Air Lines in Pompano
Beach has a small film library
available for use by organizations
needing a program this summer
. Among first prize winners in
fifth annual Senior Citizens' Art
Auction at Broward County
Courthouse recently were Cyril
Kaplan of Tamarac, Jean Levitt
of Margate, Edna R. May of
Sunrise Northwest Multi-
Service Senior Center in Margate
plans program to train persons
over 55 as home-care aides for
elderly. Director Florence
Goldmann has details
Bernard Kobrovsky of Palm-Aire
and Allen town, Pa., was elected
honorary president of the Jewish
Federation of Allentown this
months in recognition of many
years of devoted service on behalf
of United Jewish Appeal and the
State of Israel.
Masada Honors President
Masada Chapter of Hadassah
in Margate honored its outgoing
president, Mrs. Nettie Rothstein,
with a luncheon and entertain-
ment at the Inverrary Country
An IMA certificate was
awarded to Mrs. Rothstein by the
membership as a token of their
esteem. Ima is the Hebrew word
for mother.
Because Masada Chapter made
a contribution in Nettie Roth-
stein s name for the support of a
needy Israeli child for one year (a
Youth Aliyah function), she has
become a foster mother in Israel.
Mrs. Bather Cannon, regional
president, spoke about Youth
Aliyah. Mrs. Fanny E. Katz.
regional Zionist affairs chairman,
made the presentation of the
IMA certificate.
The luncheon was chaired by
Mrs. Ruth G. Weinberger. Youth
Aliyah chairman of Masada
Chapter. Above, pictured left to
right, are Mrs. Weinberger, Mrs.
Cannon, Mrs. Rothstein, Mrs.
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Friday, May 23,1980
The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
1980-81 Community Calendar To Be Arranged June 25
&n ^TAeJVe^i^
Straus and Gruman
Presidents of Jewish
organizations and institutions
throughout North Broward
| County have been invited to meet
at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June
125, at the Jewish Federation of
I Greater Fort Lauderdale office,
2999 NW 33rd Ave., Fort
Lauderdale to set up the com-
munity-wide calendar of
I meetings and special events.
Florence K. Straus, vice
I president of community relations
for the Federation's Women's
I Division, has asked that each
(organization send by June 13 to
JMin Gruman, Community
I Calendar chairman, at the
I Federation office, its official
[name, the name, address and
[phone number of the president
Ifor the 1980-81 year, and the
Idate. time and place of board and
general meetings with the
(starting and ending dates of the
^organization's season.
For the June 25 meeting, the
presidents have been asked to
wring the dates of special events
planned. These are the important
Bates to be discussed to avoid
ronflicls between organizations
peeking participation from
Similar audiences
It is most important. Mrs.
Straus said, that organizations
pear in mind that the Jewish
(deration, seeking United
L-wish Vppeal contributions, has
li major fund-raising effort from
|)k l id Feb. 1. and she asks for
iperation in having the
organizations avoid scheduling
i!i> major fund-raising events or
i" rial programs during this time
\i the reeent annual con-
Iference of the Florida Mid ("oast
i oi Hadassah, telegrams of
(congratulations were received
[from Hob Graham, governor of
Florida; Ik-mice Tannenbaum.
(national Hadassah president;
and U.S. Senator Kit-hard Stone
[ and Sen. Lawton Chiles.
Sen Stone wired: "Greetings
|nd Ix-st wishes to all the
members of the Florida Mid-
[(oast Kegion of Hadassah, as
you gather for your second
innual conference ... I want to
lake this opportunity to per-
sonally commend each of you for
Vour dedication and untiring
kfforts on behalf of the state of
Israel. My heartiest con-
gratulations on the many
fontributioni which you have
pade to our world Jewish
b mm unity."
Esther Cannon. re-elected
president of the Hadassah
|egion, accepted the good wishes
behall of the entire 16.000-
lember organization as con-
hence chairman. Adeline Moll.
lad the telegrams to the
ipacity attendance at the in-
Ldlation dinner.
Pearl Auerbach, re-elected as
resident of Kay us Group of
rest Broward Chapter of
jadassah, will be installed at
Don, Tuesday, May 27, at the
[amanic Jewish Center, 9101
|W 57th St. Hadassahs
.egional Vice President Pearl
loldenberg will officiate at the
(Others being installed are: vice
residents Fundraising, Esther
phlosberg and Pauline Levine,
embership, Anna Silman,
program, Doris Garfield and
Estelle Kosenthal, education,
Frances Fisher; treasurer, Mollie
Werner and Kitty Lustig;
financial secretary, Mildred
Klein; recording secretary,
Florence Kamholz; correspon-
ding secretary, Min Stelzer.
Entertainment for this final
meeting of the season will be
provided by the Lime Bay Choral
Group under the direction of
Esther Maltz. Refreshments will
be served with Fran Greenbaum
in charge. Meetings will resume
in September.
Members and friends of the
Masada Margate Chapter of
Hadassah are invited to attend
the May meeting to be held at the
Margate Jewish Center on
Tuesday, May 27, at noon.
Esther Cannon, president of
the Florida Mid-Coast Region,
will install Beatrice Tannenbaum
as the new chapter president
along with the other newly
elected officers. A festive lunch
will be served to be followed by
entertainment planned by Ruth
Flaxman, incoming vice
president of program.
The Bermuda Club Herzl
Chapter of Hadassah will hold its
next meeting on Wednesday.
June 11, 11:30 a.m. During the
summer months of June. July
and August, the Herzl Chapter
will hold mini-luncheons and card
parties every second Wednesday.
These get togethers were very
successful last summer and were
enjoyed by the membership.
Kadima Chapter of Hadassah
in Deerfield Beach held its donor
luncheon at Boca del Mar Golf
and Tennis Club with members
entertained by a play written and
directed by Program Chairman
Marian Taylor.
The following week, Esther
Cannon, regional president,
installed the chapter's officers:
Grunia Asher, president, who
was also delegated to represent
the chapter at the national
convention Aug. 24-27 in Los
Angeles; vice presidents: fund
raising, Flora Stein; education,
Belle Press; membership, Ethel
Podell; program, Pauline
Goldstein; treasurer, Henrietta
Hoffman; financial secretary,
Gertrude Lareff; recording
secretary, Bertha Kirschenbaum;
corresponding secretary, May
Inverrary Gilah Chapter of
Hadassah will hold its in-
stallation of officers on Thursday
May 29, at the Inverrary Country
Club in Inverrary. Elaine Ellish,
vice president of national board
of Hadassah, will install:
President, Adele Lewis; vice
president, education, Minerva
Kaplan; vice president,
membership. Ethel Berman; vice
president, fund raising, Esther
Solomon; vice president,
program, Sylvia Raymond;
treasurer, Paula Margolis;
financial secretary, Ann Jacobs;
recording secretary, Anita
Elkies. All members and their
friends are invited to attend.
Tamar Chapter of Hadassah
will hold its installation. Mon-
day. June 9. at the Lauderdale
Lakes Recreation Center. Mollie
Lewis will be installing officer.
Lillian Hahn, vocalist, will be
accompanied by .Janet Swedroe.
Refreshments donated will honor
Josephine Newman's 45th an-
The Masada Chapter of the
American Mizrachi Women
elected the following slate of
officers at the May 6 meeting for
the 1980 1981 year: President:
Belle Hersch; vice presidents:
Sarah Harris, Maddy Schwartz,
Natalie Spiro; Treasurer and
Financial Secretary: Frances
Lesser; Recording Secretary:
Estelle Mitchell; Corresponding
Secretary: Jeanne Frankel;
Social Secretary: Jeanne
Mrs. Sylvia Parver will discuss
the "Progress of Peace in Israel"
at the next meeting at Temple
Beth Israel, 7 TOO West Oakland
Park Blvd., Sunrise, at noon on
Tuesday, June 3. Refreshments
will be served. All are invited.
This is the last meeting of the
season. Meetings will resume in
the fall on Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Bonaventure Chapter of
Women's League for Israel held
its final meeting May 21,
honoring Annette Kay, Chapter
chairman for three years.
Officers for 1980-82 with Kay:
vice presidents Toots Sachs,
Charlotte Goldstein and Fifi
Segal; financial secretary Addie
Morse, recording secretary Adele
Server, treasurer Florence
Bromberg, corresponding sec-
retary Vickie Chais.
Alfred Danheiser was installed
as commander of Florida's
largest Jewish War Veterans
post. William Kretchman Post
730, and Florence Zimmerman
became president of the
Auxiliary at joint installation
ceremonies at Whiting Hall,
Danheiser was active in Kings
County, N.Y.. JWV before
moving to Plantation.
Others installed. Irving J.
Corn, senior vice commander;
Virginia Friedman, junior vice
commander; Charles Crespi,
Adjutant; Isadore J. Goldstein,
quartermaster; Solomon Der-
showitz, chaplain; Mac Shatz,
officer of the day; Harold
Notitsky and Artie Horowitz,
service officers; Jack Wahrsager,
historian; trustees: LeonToback,
William Kling, Bernard
Serving with Zimmerman at
the Auxiliary are: Ethel
Smernoff, senior vice president;
Evelyn Kalmowitz, junior vice
president; Lillian Ginsberg,
chaplain; Gloria Weinstein,
patriotic instructor; Rose Zatlen,
conductress: Rose Lipsky,
treasurer; Myrtle Greenspan,
historian; Sylvia Siener, guard;
Gloria Feinberg, recording
secretary; Helen Schiffer,
corresponding secretary.
Milton Harrison Berk was
master of ceremonies. State
Commander Alvin Rose was the
installing officer. Ainslee R.
Ferdie, past national commander,
and Irvin Steinberg, past
department commander were the
guest speakers. Retiring com-
mander Leon Toback was
presented with the commander
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May 23,1980
JWV 'Outraged' Over Engine Sale Jerusalem Celebrates Temple Beth Orr's New
Rabbi Coming from Canada
The Jewish War Veterans com-
mander of the U.S.A., in a mes-
sage to President Carter, wrote
that the group "is outraged over
the proposal to sell Italy eight
engines for the purpose of
powering naval frigates for sale
to Iraq, a country that the U.S.
has no official ties to and that has
continually aided and abetted
"We view the contemplation of
the sale of these engines with the
gravest concern as the latest
attempt at the ill-advised if we
sell them what they want, they
will love us' philosophy. We have
seen, time and time again, that
this policy doesn't work," wrote
Harris B. Stone.
"The recent terrorist outrage
at Kibbutz Misgav Am in Israel,
perpetrated by an Iraqi backed
faction of the PLO, is the latest
example of Iraqi scorn for human
life. The United States of
America must not 'reward' the
abettors of murder with engines
that will substantially upgrade
their naval capabilities and
therefore pose a threat to Amer-
ican interests in the Persian Gulf.
"We demand that the export
licenses for Iraq's frigate engines
be revoked immediately."
Yom Yerushalayim
Jerusalem Day, commemorating
the re-unification of Jerusalem
following the 1967 Six-Day War.
was celebrated May 14, the 13th
Year (Bar Mitzvah) of the united
Herschel W. BlumberK. who
will be national chairman of the
1981 UJA campaign, said: "As
the Russians and Arabs orches-
trate another UN resolution
threatening to divide Jerusalem,
we stand together to show an
indifferent and cynical world that
Jerusalem the physical and
spiritual Jerusalem Jerusalem
of gold is indivisible.
'Time' Story 'Supports' PLO
Rabbi Donald S. Gerber of
Temple Israel in Ottawa, Canada,
where he had served for seven
years, was elected spiritual leader
of Temple Beth Orr in Coral
The 34-year-old graduate of
Wesleyan University, Conn., was
ordained following graduation at
the Hebrew Union College-Jew-
ish Institute of Religion, Cincin-
nati, has been active with the
Canadian Council of Christians
and Jews, the East Asian
Refugee Committee in Ottawa.
Soviet Jewry committee, Ki-
wanis. Children's Camp and
adult education. The Svracuse-
bom rabbi has been a contributor
to the Ottawa Journal, and
religion editor and columnist for
another Canadian publication,
Rabbi Gerber, his wife Bonnie,
and their three children will move
to Coral Springs in July when he
begins serving the congregation
which has had Rabbi David
Goldstein as interim spiritual
leader. Temple Beth Orr con-
siders itself to be the only Reform
congregation in the Coral
Springs- Tamarac- Margate-
Coconut Creek- North Lauder-
dale-Sunrise and Lauderhill area.
Dr. Franklin H. Littell. in-
ternationally-known member of
the National Institute on the
Holocaust, in a recent article in
the Jewish Times of Greater
Northeast Philadelphia, declares
that the feature story in the April
14 issue of Time magazine on
"The Palestinians: Key to
Mideast Peace" "is straight
down the line in idealogical
support of the PLO."
Hi' writes: "The cover story
which interprets rather than
reports, omits important facts
and twists evidence presented
. The article is replete with the
customary charges of anti-Israel
propagandists. Item: The
Balfour Declaration was issued,
the writers say, in an' effort to
gain Jewish support during
World War I.' The ad-
ministration in Washington
cannot deal with what the writers
term Begins 'outrageous ob-
struction to peace' because of the
'realities of election-year politics'
and the Jewish vote.'
"Nowhere is there mention of
the Christian convictions which
made the Balfour Declaration
possible as well as timely.
Nowhere is there mention of the
strong Christian support for
Israel, just as dangerous to any
Administration that appeases
terrorism and war-mongers as
'A Summer
Temple Beth Israel. 7100 W.
Oakland Park Blvd., is making
available "'A Summer
Experience" for children who will
be in public school grades 1
through 6 this fall.
The Monday through-Friday
program from July 7 through
Aug. 1 will begin each day at 10
a.m. with a brief morning service
and culture program at the
temple. After lunch, participants
will board a bus and be on their
way for a different experience
each day. The cost is $300.
Details are available at the
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settle for common, banal anti-
Semitic interpretations: It's the
Jews who caused the trouble: it's
the Jews who threaten future
Littell, who a foremost
authority on the Holocaust,
debunks much of the magazine's
distortions including the item
that King Hussein of Jordan was
"iisurnintr PLO power" in 1970
and the PLO was "forced to move
from Jordan to Lebanon.
Beginning in 1975, they took an
active role in the Lebanese civil
The truth is, declares Littell.
that the PLO was the primary
cause of the Lebanese "civil war"
. destroying the Lebanese
Republic and made that land in
all but name a province of
"'Greater Syria."
Hall of Fame Honorees
Among the eight persons
inducted into Broward County's
Senior Hall of Fame during the
seventh annual Salute to Seniors
on the basis of activities judged
by the Areawide Agency on
Aging were:
Moe Katz, 79-year-old Broward
pioneer who settled in Fort
Lauderdale in 1923. He is a
founder-builder of Temple
Emanu-KI and was its first
Ida Kostoff, H4. civic leader in
the Sunrise Lakes area, and
atth/e in various organizations.
Leonard Weisinger, "Silver-
Haired Legislator'- from
Margate, president of the Agency
on Vging.
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Page 13
AJCongress Re-elects Squadron
Howard M. Squadron of New
York was re-elected president of
the American Jewish Congres
iAJCongress) at its national bi-
ennial convention early this
month during which the 300
delegates received a message
trom President Carter, were pre-
sented reports of growing Arab
influence, and heard AFL-CIO
President Lane Kirkland suggest
the U.S. government should be
the only importer of oil to break
the OPEC stranglehold, and stop
paying ransom to the Arab oil
Among other national officers
elected at the convention were
three from South Florida as vice
presidents: Mollie Gersh, Sylvia
Kaplan and Rabbi Ralph
President Carter cited
American support for Israel as "a
^guiding principle of our national
I policy," and "deeply rooted in
our national interest" our
mutual goal is a lasting and com-
prehensive peace in the Middle
Last that will give the security it
has long sought and deeply
Israel's Ambassador to the
I U.S. Kphraim Evron lauded
President Carter's choice of Sen.
Kdmund Muskie as Secretary of
State to succeed Cyrus Vance
[who resigned in disagreement
[with Carter's decision to attempt
i he April rescue of hostages held
[captive in Teheran. Evron cited
[Muskie s "long record of friend-
ship, understanding and sym-
pathy for Israel" and his con-
isisient support of requests for aid
[to Israel. Extending best wishes
[in him. Evron declared: "Israel
[has no better friend than the
IS., and the U.S. has no more
(loyal ally than Israel."
One of the reports the
(delegates heard came from an
Terror in Hebron
Continued from Page 1
Iil, Friday's was the most
| serious in the occupied territories
Mine the Six-Day War.
The State Department termed
the PLO attack "senseless" and
unjustifiable." It stopped short
ol condemning the PLO by name.
however. A spokesman for the
department said it was not "100
percent certain" that the PLO
was responsible. The usual State
I Apartment practice after
terrorist raids against Israel is to
condemn the terrorist act, but
not the perpetrator. The farthest
Slate is willing to go is to say
that if the PLO was indeed
responsible, then "we condemn
that organization."
The slain Americans in Hebron
Lcre Zvi Glatt, 21, of New York,
land Eli Haze'ev of Virginia. Also
Ikilled was Shmuel Marmelstein,
|21. of Montreal.
The three deported West Bank
Readers Hebron Mayor Fahd
(awasmeh, Halhoul Mayor Mo-
lammed Milhem, and Sheikh
aja Bayud Tamimi were wel-
jmed by cheering crowds of
.alestinians in Beirut. To chants
ff "Death to Israel! Death to
Vnerica!" the three leaders de-
nounced both countries. "I here-
by declare the United States an
jnemy of Islam," Tamimi said.
[Thanks to America, the Mosque
If Abraham in Hebron and trie
|>ome of the Rock in Jerusalem
re being desecrated by the
Said Milhem. "Carter is a
laitor to human rights who
Wervea to be kicked out of the
tnite House instead of being re-
fected." Kawasmeh was more
tmperate in his remarks, saying
"' 1'alestinians would "struggle
nil every inch of the West Bank
tI Gaza is liberated from the
Bcupiera and settlers." Prior to
Is deportation. Tamimi
T>rtedly told a West Bank
>wd that the Palestinian |>eople
puld one day liberate "Jaffa,
I"da and Acre" as well as
economic consulting firm that the
growing "shadow effect" of Arab
influence in the U.Sl is impelling
American corporations to act "as
they think the Arabs want them
to act" even to the point that
many U.S. firms operating in the
Middle East do not deal with
Jewish-owned companies or send
Jewish employees to the Arab
world for fear of economic
Will Maslow, AJCongress
general counsel, reported the
growth of Arab investments in
Florida properties and other
American equities. 1-eonard
Davis of American Israel Public
Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
revealed the "intensive" pro-
Arab lobbying on Capitol Hill
being carried out by U.S. cor-
porations involved in Arab trade
and others.
In his own report, AJCongress
President Squadron charged that
there was a "direct link between
Western Europe's growing ac-
ceptance of the PLO and the
upsurge of Arab terrorist attacks
against Israeli civilians." He
said: "The self-destructive policy
of appeasement did not work
against Hitler in the 1930s. And
it will not work against Arafat
and his henchmen in the 1980s. If
there is to be peace in the Middle
East, it can be based only on the
Camp David accords and not on
any attempt to bypass them by
making the PLO a party to the
During the concurrent
Women's Division sessions. Chia
Herzwig of Baltimore and Marion
A. Wilen of Philadelphia were
elected co-presidents succeeding
Leona F. Chanin of New York
who served as president for five
years. The latter warned that the
United Nations Decade for
Women to be held in Copenhagen
in July would result in "virulent
anti-Israel declarations,
sabotaging progress in meeting
women's needs."
Mrs. Chanin asserted that the
conference in Copenhagen has
accepted a demand by the PLO to
include a document that attacks
Zionism and Israel while calling
for a review of the political
situation of Palestinian women.
Rep. Stephen Solarz ot New
York, addressing the women.
said that if emigration restric-
tions on Syrian Jews were lifted
"it would make the Exodus look
leisurely." He noted that the sur
vival of Jews in turbulent pans
of the world, like Ethiopia and
Iran and elsewhere, "depend on
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May 23. 1980
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On Wednesday, June 4, a card
party-lunch and strawberry
festival will be held at the Sunrise
Jewish Center starting at 11:30,
a.m. Tickets can be obtained
from Renee Cohen and Shirley
On Sunday, June 1, the
Education Department of Temple
Kol Ami will pre-register its
children for the 1980-81 school
year. For further information,
call the temple.
An Open House Sabbath will
be held at Temple Beth Orr in
Coral Springs on Friday, May 30,
at 8 p.m. to welcome prospective
Guests will have a chance to
meet temple congregants at a
social hour after services. Former
members will have an op-
portunity to renew old
Rabbi David Goldstein, who
serves as interim rabbi, will
conduct services that evening.
The new spiritual leader of
Temple Beth Orr, Rabbi Donald
R. Gerber, will assume his duties
in July.
The Keter Tikvah Synagogue
of Corl Springs will be offering
religions education to children in
gradejK-11 in a program called
the Toruh Club, according to
Marvm Cohn, chairman of the
Education Committee to the
synagjjjnie. Registration is now
in progress.
Threter Tikvah (Crown of
HopeK" Synagogue Sabbath
services are conducted each
Friday at 8 p.m. in the
auditorium of the Bank of Coral
Springs, 3300 University Drive
at Sample Road in Coral Springs.
This year's Rummage Sale
conducted by the Sisterhood of
Margate Jewish Center from
May 4 through May 18 surpassed
all such previous sales in mer-
chandise contributed and
Most of this success was due to
the efforts of Lauretta Ellner.
who planned each phase from
store acquisition to final
disposition. She was assisted by
Elsie Messier, Martha Hedler,
Ruth Ehrenfried and Sylvia
Weinstein. Isidore Schiller made
an attractive display of all the
men's clothing. ,
Sam Ellne performed all the
necessary mechanical duties. A
deep debt of gratitude is due the
realtor, Charles Von Stein, of
Fort Lauderdale for making the
store available for the sale. The
other establishments in the area
were similarly grateful for the
added business brought in by the
greater traffic. Above all, a huge
vote of thanks goes to the many
contributors of the excellent
merchandise for the sale.
The proceeds will be con-
tributed by Sisterhood to the new
Temple Beth Am of Margate
Jewish Center, which will be open
for the High Holy Days in
September. All remaining
merchandise will be contributed
to charitable organizations such
as those affiliated with Jewish
Federation, Russian Immigrants,
Sundial for the Retarded, and
Hebrew Congregation of
Lauderdhill Sisterhood will hold
its last meeting of this season on
Monday, June 16, at noon in the
synagogue at 2048 NW 40 Ave.,
Lauderhill. Philip Friedman will
address the group.
The Sisterhood of Temple
Emanu-El. 3245 W. Oakland
Park Blvd., will hold its con-
cluding meeting of the year on
Tuesday, May 27, at 11 a.m. This
marks the close of the Sisterhood
Follwing a brief business
meeting, the outgoing president,
Sibbie Mills, will honor outgoing
officers and introduce the in-
coming president, Hilda Ivers.
Luncheon will be served in honor
of the new officers for 1980-81
who will be installed by Leona
The new officers and elected
board members are: President,
Hilda Ivers; Vice President,
Shirley Pock; Vice President,
Sylvia Kutz; Financial Secretary,
Jeannette Siegel; Recording
Secretary, Selma Goodman:
Corresponding Secretary, Ellen
Jacobs; Treasurer, Belle Hubert.
Two-year board members
Leona Mills, Ceil Shapiro.
Josephine Newman. One-year
board members Evelyn Shain-
man, Ann Siegel, Mona Rym-
Temple Emanu-El will
discharge the outgoing officers
and trustees of the congregation
at Sabbath evening services.
Friday, May 30, at 8:15 p.m. The
new officers and trustees for the
coming year will then be in-
Rabbi Lewis Bogage, director
of the Southeast Region of the
Union of American Hebrew
Congregation, will be guest rabbi
that evening.
Graduation of Nursery School

Q: Who named the Turkey*?
A: Luis de Torres who called it -TUKKI -
The Hebrew word for peacock!
The first of Columbus' crew to set foot in the
"New World"' was Luis de Torres, a Jewish
crewman, a master of languages and one of
Columbus' trusted friends. Thinking that any
natives they might meet may be descendants of
the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel. Columbus sent
de Torres ashore first, to find out if the natives
were friendly and whether they spoke Hebrew
or some other known language of the day
The beauty and richness of the land captivated '
de Torres' imagination and he prevailed upon
Columbus to let him settle there. In writing
to his friends back home' de Torres used the
Hebrew word for peacockTUKKIto describe
a new bird he encountered. And through
usage, the American bird came to be called a
Turkey (probably because there is no known
Hebrew word for Gobble Gobble).
A big part of Jewish warmth and affection
is to 'open the house' when mishpocha.
guests or friends drop in. Out comes the
fine food and, invariably. J&B Rare
Scotch. And why not?J&B is a clean,
light scotch with the superb taste that fits
right in with the tradition of serving the
best. And because of its great taste,
J&B commands a high level of elegance...
at home or at your most important
And that's a fact!
children takes place at 9 a.m..
Friday. May 30.
The Professional Growth
Course for Religious School
Teachers on the "The Five
Scrolls" ends Tuesday, May 27,
12:30-2:30 p.m. at Temple Beth
Israel. 7100 W. Oakland Park
Institute of Jewish Studies of
the Central Agency for Jewish
Education of the Jewish
Federation of Greater Fort
Lauderdale sponsored the course
with credit toward the Sunday
School. Early Childhood, and
Hebrew Teacher Licenses for
those attending the sessions
conducted by Rabbi David
Lehrfield, adjunct professor of
Jewish Studies at Florida
International University.
Temple Beth Israel. 7100 W.
Oakland Park Blvd.. will hold
three auxiliary services at three
locations, in addition to the
services for its own members for
the High Holy Days in Sep-
tember. Rosh Hashanah, the
beginning of the Year 5741
begins at sundown Sept. 10.
Members will have their
services in the temple. Auxiliary
services will be conducted at
Inverrary Country Club, Sunrise
Lakes Phase III. and Holiday
Inn, University Drive, Plan-
Judge Barry Stone of Florida's
Circuit Court installed new of-
ficers and board members of
Temple Sholom Men's Club,
Pompano Beach, at an evening
meeting Sunday, May 18. Hy
Mintz was installed as president.
Serving with him are Frank
Welsh, vice president; John
Sherrod, secretary; Bruno Loeh-
man, treasurer.
Honor Meggers
Temple Sholom in Pompano
Beach will' honor Mr. and Mrs.
Motek Messer at a gala dinner-
dance to be held Sunday, June 1,
at the temple, 132 SE 11th St.
Mr. and Mrs. Messer will be
the recipients of the Maimonides
Award, which will be presented
Shavuoth Greetings from
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iior the first time in Broward
JCounty. They are long-time
Residents of Pompano Beach and
are active in the Jewish com-
Messer is a local builder who is
, known for his building of the
enaissance Complex on A1A.
ilr. and Mrs. Messer are in-
volved in philanthropy in many
lewish causes.
The presentation of the award
!'nai Mitzvah
At Temple Beth Orr, Coral
Springs, Jill Scherer will become
Bat Mitzvah at 11 a.m.
laturday. May 24. At Havdalah
jervice, 6:30 p.m. June 7, Greg
feiss will become a Bar Mitzvah.
Ruth Fisher, daughter of Mr.
nd Mrs. Charles Fisher, wul
|iant the Haftorah Naso on
evening, May 23, at
ople Beth Israel, 7100 W.
will also participate in the
krvice as a Bat Mitzvah.
I David Cohen, son of Mr. and
\ts. Morris Cohen, will chant the
iftorah Naso as a Bar Mitzvah
Saturday, May 24, at Temple
eth Israel., Sunrise.
Michael Goldman, son of Mr.
pil Mrs. Stuart Goldman, will
ant the Haftorah Naso as a Bar
litzvah on Saturday, May 24, at
kmple Beth Israel, Sunrise.
|Rabbi Sheldon J. Harr will
nduct a Family Service at
nple Kol Ami on Friday, May
at 8:15 p.m. Mr. and Mrs.
kvid Arnowitz will sponsor the
eg Shabbat following services
I honor of the forthcoming Bat "
Itzvah of their daugher,
iay 24 at 10:30 a.m. will mark
Bar Mitzvah of Scott Kravit,
of Gae and James Kravit.
bbi Harr will conduct services
iTemple Kol Ami, Plantation.
honor of this occasion, Mr. and
>s. Kravit will sponsor the
beg Shabbat following services
Friday evening, May 23.
3arin Slotnick, daughter of
r. and Mrs. Stanley Slotnick,
II chant the Haftorah Behaalo-
Iha on Friday evening, May 30,
[Temple Beth Israel, Sunrise.
rin will also participate in the
vice as a Bat Mitzvah.
D51 West Oakland Park Boulevard.
Aodern Orthodox Congregation,
(lurray Brickman, president.
1 d Park Blvd. Reform Rabbi
Ballon Cantor Jerome

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Philip A. Labowitz Cantor
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will be made by Prof. David M
Sh^'^i"6^ general of the
Shaare Zedek Medical Center in
n 4m,- The dinner chairman
is Dr. Milton Isaacson, president
ot the temple, and the honorary
chairman is Rabbi Morris A
On Saturday, May 31, at 10:30
a.m., Audrie Arnowitz, daughter
of Sylvia and David Arnowitz,
will become a Bat Mitzvah at
Temple Kol Ami, 8200 Peters Rd.
In honor of this occasion, Mr. and
Mrs. Arnowitz will sponsor the
Oneg Shabbat following Sabbath
Services on May 20.
Keith Lazarus, son of Mr. and
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J2?il S6' Vazaru8' w be called
I? the Jorah as a Bar Mitzvah at
the 10 a.m. service of The
StTuu^IT^ Synagogue.
7473 NW 4th St., Plantation.
Saturday, May 31.
Rabbi Herb Tobin of
Philadelphia will officiate. Keith
is a seventh grade student at
American Heritage School.
In honor of the occasion, the
oneg following Friday night
services will be sponsored by
Keith's grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Bernard Lazarus and Mr.
and Mrs. Bernard Mintz. Mr.
Mintz is celebrating his own
birthday that day.
43 Graduates at
Beth Israel School
Temple Ohel B'nai Raphael
Expanding Its Sanctuary
The modern Orthodox
congregation of Ohel B'nai
Raphael Temple at 4351 W
Oakland Park Blvd. is raising the
roof iterally in order to
enlarge the sanctuary. It is hoped
that the synagogue renovations
wUl be completed in time for
High Holy Days services,
beginning Erev Rosh Hashannh,
New Year's Eve, Wednesday,
Sept. 10, and be able to seat
considerably more than the
sanctuary is able to ac-
commodate now.
Because of the renovations, the
Temple's Sisterhood will hold a
meeting at noon, Thursday, May
29, in the Public Safety Building
in Lauderdale Lakes City Hall.
Forty-three students were
graduated at Middle School
Department of the Abraham
Haber Torah School of Temple
Beth Israel, Oakland Park Blvd.
These students successfully
completed the Elementary and
Middle School Department
conservative oriented curriculum.
The graduation program was
an integral part of the traditional
j Shabbat morning service, with
I the students participating in all
' aspects of the service. A special
Israeli,, musical program was
offered by the students.
Besides the students, others
participating included Rabbi
Phillip Labowitz, Marilyn Wilde,
representing the Parent's
Association; Dennis Gershowitz,
representing the School Board,
The Haber Family; Stanley L.
Cohen, director of education and
youth and Martin Lipnack,
president of the temple. -
The graduates are: Matthew s.
Bloom, Daniel A. Bodensteln. Shariene
B. Chase. Marc L Chayltin, David M
Cohen. Annette A. Dahan. Scott J
Dermer. Ruth L. Fischer. Jon S. Flah-
man, Steven D. Frankowltz, Barry C
Frieser. Stacy M. Gershowitz.
Also Usa H. Goldln, Michael H.
! Hoffman. Dorl L Hoffman, Andrew B
Horrow, Lisa A. Housman, Abigail E.
Klein. Cindy R. Korman, Jeffrey A
Kraus. Jeffrey M Krleger. Jeffrey M
And, Steven M Marks, Brian M
Mevorah. Mark S Mllchman, Allen G.
Miller. Jeffrey N Peck, Sharon J.
Plnkert. Ronald L. Poaer, Steven A.
Ravltz, Sean B. Relter, Jennifer L.
Rosen, David E. Sacks. Nancy Salame.
Also, Amy R. SchulU. Carol M. Sherr,
Russell S Shuster. Gartn L. Slotnick
Richard D Welnsteln, Debra L Wilde
David B Yarmuth.
Mildred Berk was installed as
president of Blyma Margate
Chapter of Hadassah at the May
meeting in Congregation Beth
Hillel synagogue. Installing
officer was Broward County
State's Atty. Michael Satz. Other
officers are Rae Radow, Essie
Rothman, Sylvia Ziperson, vice
presidents, education, member-
ship, programming, respectively;
Celia Durbin, treasurer; Fran
Todras, Sylvia Feinstein, Ruby
Winett, secretaries, financial,
corresponding, recording,
>vid w
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The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Friday, May 23, 1980

Wynmoor Villager's Daughter Writes of Auschwitz Visit

Judith Manelis, daughter of
Mrs. Mildred Manelis of
Wynmoor Village, Coconut
Creek, is director of editorial
services for the National United
Jewish Appeal in New York City.
She visited Poland as part of a
UJA-sponsored American Jewish
Press Association mission to
Eastern Europe and Israel. On
her return she wrote of her ex-
perience for the Jewish News of
Metropolitan New Jersey.
Excerpts from the article which
was distributed to other
American Jewish papers are
printed here with permission of
the Jewish News:
I am home now, away from the
destruction and the redemption. I
feel transformed as I knew I
would, but so totally that I find it
hard to assimilate all that I feel.
Fifteen days together in our
small tightly knit group of 18
our Choi (Life) Group. Fifteen
days of feeling my Jewishness
as never before .
I am trying to sort out all that
I have felt during these 15 days
... I see Pinchas, caretaker of
Warsaw's Jewish cemetery,
wiping away a tear as he waved
goodbye to our departing group.
I see Mr. Krupka of the Jewish
Historical Institute of Warsaw
standing with dignity amid boxes
and boxes of Jewish identity
cards and the records of
destroyed Jewish communities
throughout Poland and other
lands. .
Cracow is. a beautiful city. Let
us see the university that tried so
hard to exclude Jews, the
university whose few Jewish
students were tormented and
reviled. The city of Cracow was
not destroyed by the Nazis, our
'guide said ... ,
On to Auschwitz ... We
walked toward the camp itself.
Looking up I saw a familiar
scene: the barbed wire fence, the
watch tower, the railroad tracks
and the saying over the entrance
way, "Arbeit Macht Frei (Work
Makes Man Free). Why was
everything so familiar to me?
Had I been here before? Only in
books and movies and night-
We entered the camp. There
was no gate to close behind us.
The Nazis were gone.
Here was all the evidence that
was needed: what we had come to
see. The human hair. The stacks
of eye glasses. The shoes. The
piles of suitcases stacked with
abandon as the Jewish bodies of
men, women and children had
been stacked.
Suitcases with neatly printed
names, addresses and
destinations. But there was no
destination beyond Auschwitz
and Birkenau, Maidanek and
Bergen-Belsen. Steiner, Gold-
berg, Leventhal, Cohen,
Rubinstein, Lubinsky, name
after familiar name. Dare I look
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too closely? I might find my own
there and the names of friends
and relatives.
It was snowing. Somehow the
harshness of the weather was
fitting. We wanted to feel cold.
We wanted to suffer. It would
never make us one with the Jews
of Auschwitz. It would never
allow us to feel their pain, their
sense of desperation, their
loneliness, their death. Nothing
would. But it brought us closer to
their spirits.
More than one and a half
million Jews met their deaths in
Auschwitz. The visit to Ausch-
witz was over. It was time now to
travel the few miles to Birkenau,
the sister camp down the road
where most of the real death and
destruction took place.
A Nazi mockery. Gas cham-
bers that looked like showers.
Chimneys that provided no heat.
We walked through the snow-
covered, blood-soaked soil of
Birkenau to lay flowers on two of
the 19 plaques which describe the
horrors of that place. Two
plaques in Hebrew and Yiddish.
The 19 plaques were covered
with snow. Only Sam Abramson,
our Polish expert from UJA who
had been to Birkenau before,
knew where to find the Yiddish
and Hebrew plaques. We wiped
away the snow, placed our
flowers on the ground and
proceeded with the brief service I
had prepared. I had chosen the
simple words of Gerda Klein,
Holocaust survivor and author,
to begin:
After Gerda's word, a poem
and then kaddish. We had come.
We had seen. And we wept.
We turned to walk back to the
bus. We climbed on the bus. It
would not move.
Though we wanted to leave
this camp of death ... we knew
we would never be able to tear it
out of ourselves. A part of it
would remain with us all our
It was growing late. We would
have to push the bus. We took
our places at the rear of the bus
and began to push. We looked to
our right and saw the
crematorium. We looked to the
sky and saw darkness falling. We
pushed harder.
I thought of the Nazis and
their Jewish victims, the horror
of that place and the six million
who never had a chance to escape
their destination of death, and I
yelled "Jew power. Let's show
those Nazis Jew power." We
pushed again and again. The bus
moved. It was free. So were we.
Totally relieved, the group of
18, of Chai, piled on to the bus.
And this time, the bus moved,
away from the crematorium,
away from the desolation, away
from the horror into the falling
shadows of the night.
Six Attend UJA Forum
Stretching before us, barely "You arf *!* to AunhwiU.
visible in swirling snow flakes. I The fought chills my being. My
were the barracks that housed
the inmates. We walked to a
nearby barracks to took inside.
There stood row upon row of
three-tier wooden bunk beds,
primitive by any standard. And
suddenly a picture of emaciated
inmates hanging over the sides of
these beds came into focus. The
beds were emptv. but in my
mind's eyes I filled them up with
emaciated Jewish bodies. We
examined the chimney and
heating system.
mother was only 42 years old. My
father was kind, wise and strong.
My friends were gay, chattering,
bubbly girls. That was my world.
It perished there."
The wind howled. The snow
continued unabatedly. The cold
bit and chaffed our faces and
froze our tears.
"/ want to remember them as I
knew them. They would have
been glad that you came, that
you cared, that you wept for what
we all lost there. ."
Gladys Daren, president of the
Women's Division of the Jewish
Federation of Greater Fort
Lauderdale, led a delegation from
her division to the two-day
Spring Leadership Forum in
The sessions from Monday
morning. May 19, through the
following day, were developed by
the United Jewish Appeal,
Florida Regional Women's
Division in cooperation with the
National Women's Division of
the Council of Jewish Fed-
Joining Mrs. Daren at work-
shops and special meetings were
Fran Smith, Lillian Hirsch, Min
Gruman, Lee Dreiling, and
Women's Division Director Jan
The workshops they attended
included ways and means of
training speakers, running a
fund-raising meeting, joining
missions to Israel. They also
received updates on Middle East
and world issues: Jewish
women's perspectives of the
issues, and Judaica programs.
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