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Volume 15 Number 17
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Friday, April 25, 1986
Price 35 Cents
George Katzman
Katzman Keynotes Annual Yom HaShoa Commemoration Event.. .
Area Holocaust Remembrance Day May 6
The North Broward Jewish community will hold its annual observance of Yom HaShoa,
Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Tuesday, May 6, beginning promptly at 5:30 p.m. at
Temple Beth Am, 7205 Royal Palm Blvd., Margate. This community-wide commemora-
tion is open to the public at no charge, and is being co-sponsored by the Holocaust Sur-
vivors of South Florida, the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation
of Greater Fort Lauderdale and Temple Beth Am.
May 6 coincides with the 27th day of the Hebrew month of Nissan, the day of Yom
HaShoa, the Holocaust Remembrance Day as observed in Israel and the date tradi-
tionally marked by Jewish communities around the world. The full week of May 4
through May 11 will be observed nationally as the 1986 Days of Remembrance of the
victims of the Holocaust, as called for by the United States Holocaust Memorial
Council in accordance with an Act of Congress.
Holocaust Remembrance Day is an annual observance in the North Broward communi-
ty, with some 1400 people, Jews and non-Jews, attending last year's commemoration. As
in years past, the service will include a processional of children bearing candles, followed
by a special candlelighting ceremony of the Holocaust Menorah. The beautiful stained
Continued on Page 14
Recruitment April 27
For Israel Mission
More than 1,500 leaders the 1987 Federation/United
from throughout the United Jewish Appeal campaign in
States will help to launch Jerusalem as part of the
President's Mission.
Greater Fort Lauderdale
campaigners will play an in-
tegral part in this historic
event, according to Mission
co-chairpersons Steven
Lewin and Barbara Wiener,
who announced the first
recruitment and informa-
tion session on the Mission
will be Sunday, April 27 at 4
p.m. at the home of Claire
and Harold Oshry in
Tamarac. At that time pro-
minent Jewish leader
Howard Stone will address
the group on the exciting
and prestigious UJA pro-
gram awaiting the selected
Howard Stone Continued on Page 3

World News
BONN A grotesque,
ghoulish parlor game in
which pawns representing
Jews are sent to death
camps by the throw of dice,
has resurfaced in West Ger-
many and the authorities
seem determined to find the
persons responsible.
B'nai B'rith International
condemned an obscene anti-
Semitic attack by a massive
gathering of union members
in downtown Buenos Aires.
The diatribes were trig-
gered by a speech by Saul
Ubaldini, Secretary-General
of the General Confedera-
tion of Laborers (CGT). The
Union had organized the
gathering as part of its tac-
tics during a general strike.
cosmonauts entered the Mir
space station and later gave
a televised tour of what the
Soviets say may become the
first permanent manned
space lab.
cooperative agreement bet-
ween the Hebrew Universi-
ty of Jerusalem and the
Free University of Berlin
was signed by Hebrew
University president Prof.
Don Patinkin and Prof.
Dieter Heckelmann, presi-
dent of the Free University.
From The Officers, Board of
Directors and Professional Staff Of
The Jewish Federation
Of Greater Fort Lauderdale ..
Spotlight On Jewish Federation Agencies ...
Hebrew Day School Building Nears Completion
The Hebrew Day School of Fort Lauderdale is
pleased to announce that its new building, com-
plete with classrooms, library, learning center
and cafeteria, is scheduled for completion for the
Fall 1986-87 school year, according to Day School
president Dr. Marc Schwartz.
The Hebrew Day School was founded in 1974
by a group of concerned parents seeking a
superior general studies program and Judaic
education with a strong emphasis on Jewish
To ensure the high calibre of the general
studies program, the curriculum covers all core
subjects, encompassing the mastery of basic skills
Continued on Page 15

Page 2 The JewjAFteidanof Greater Fort I^uMtenble/Friday, April 25, 1986
Each is of a
One night recently, I allowed
arjrseif the luxury of watching the
ranch arxbumed Conby Show I
four children and no housekeeper,
or extended family, function in a
moat incredible manner. I was
at the rlfantinf of the
and the ehfldren. It was
lovely to witness afl problemi
i in a manner of cooperation
Ten different stua-
aggkd in a style that
would astound any member of the
family. The ease of
and manipulation
prevented the eye from noticing
the amount of baas that were in
the ar. No one was hassled, or if
they were, it wasn't obvious.
Wowi My first thought .
"What's wrong with my family*'
Why don't we handle things in if your fam
such an organized and yet, relax- reaasbc goals,
* w*7?" ing together, j
Why indeed! The answer sud-
a bok of
_ I live in the real world.
Coabys Hve m the fantasy
orid of television. Their
Canary is a fantasy of
Thb revelation cave me the
the famuys
If we
t differences, probsems, and
an asset to that process*
We must function in a real world.
Differences, probanaa,
are a part of that world. Fi
heap as to deal with and accept a>
cotnpaOsBties. How would the
"fictional Coabys" interact with
"real people." They are only used
to deahag with people jaat late
themselves. Thus, they are
equipped for the real world.
HopefuBy. finani n share joys,
laughter, successes and love in ad-
dition to the less pleasant emo-
tions. Ideally, we are not looking
for perfection, but we are looking
for balance.
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Summer UJA
This summer United Jewish
Appeal-Federation will launch a
fund-raising drive aimed at some
850,000 aduh Jews in the New
York area who are not con-
tributors. The announcement was
in a Jewish World story
. in which top officials
I the strategies to be used,
hone calls to businesses
and hotari. direct mail, and a
hfite" on television, radio
At least half of the non-givers
wal be able to be identified and
solicited, campaign director
Ernest Michel was quoted as say-
ing, although "those with names
bice Smith may never be identified
and approached.''
Michel broke down the method
of arriving at the 850.000 target
figure this way: Of the 1 million
Jews in the New York area, about
400.000 are ehfldren. Of the rest.
about 300.000 are on welfare or
too poor to contribute. On the re-
150.000 con
an average of
fan. According to UJA president
Morton Kornrexh. that per capita
contribution figure is the lowest
nationally in the UJA Federation
campaign. Kornrexh attributed
that to the "lack of peer pressure
(sack as ia) prevalent in smaller
cities." manifested, for example.
"by the refusal of some small-
town country dubs to allow Jews
to join unless they have con
tribated to the nsnrsign "' This is
a tactic Kornreich said he
"wholeheartedK endorses." He
that in the New York
190 percent of the money
iseouuiwtedby 10 percent of the
Israel: A Vacation Paradise
In 1985.
some 428.000
Israel, the
nationality group among
the record 1.436.000 tourists xbo
came to Israel last year. However,
that record, according to officials
of Israel's Ministry of Tourism,
was aeheived with a 20 to 30 per-
cent jbbb m tourism during the
first six months of 1985. but only a
rag the bat six months of the year
Moreover, tourism in February
baa dropped by 13 to 14 percent.
Tourism Minister Avraham
Sharir has stated that it is really
Come Stay
With Friends
Israel's current advertisement
campaign emphasises Israel's
hospitality and cultural attrac-
Ads in travel trade pahaea-
emphaszxe Israel's airport
and that the safety of
Americans in Israel has not been
tlaiatwul by recent worldwide
terrorist activities.
Although Israel's appeal for
restricted to
too carry to tea if the 1985 ter-
rorist aw'id* were to blame for
a general decline in American
travel overseas. Although Euro-
pean countries as wal as Egypt
and Greece have suffered
dedans foftowmg the
Lauro incident and the
the Rome and Vienna airports.
Minister Sharir said that Israel is
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record pace m tourism ajupf
for Umrism from tke United
States. Israeli tourtam officials are
very ranch aware that the Euro-
pean terrorist aaiuVma hate but
year has reduced, in general the
flow of American tourists abroad.
They are quick to point oat the
puaiUii aspects of Israel as a
vacation paradise and note Israel'
record for safe and comfortable
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again. History comes alive before
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Friday, April 25, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 3
Pharmacists Launch '86 Drive;
Cocktail Party Sunday, May 4
Professionals in the phar-
maceuticals and allied industries
will show their concern for their
fellow Jews in need when they at-
tend the inauguration meeting of
the Pharmacists Division for the
1986 Jewish Federation/United
Jewish Appeal campaign.
The event, marking the first in
the North Broward area, will be
held at the Plantation home of
Phyllis and Arnold Mann, the
hosts for the Division's Cocktail
Party, Sunday evening, May 4, at
7 p.m., for the Jewish com-
munity's major philanthropy.
Guest speaker will be Gene
Greenzweig, executive director,
Central Agency for Jewish Educa-
tion, a beneficiary agency of the
Federation/UJA campaign.
Leading the key division in the
'86 drive for record gifts is chair-
man David Weinberg, vice presi-
dent, Key Pharmaceuticals, who
stated that Key Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. of Miami, is playing a promi-
Dtvid Weinberg
nent role in the campaign as the
corporate sponsor. He indicated,
"We are hopeful that the men and
women in our profession will join
us at this important function and
pledge their heartfelt generosity
to aid in the tens of thousands of
fellow Jews who look to us for sup-
port and assistance. I am confi-
dent that this will be the start of
an up-scale effort which will grow
in both the number of supporting
contributors and the number of
pledge dollars."
Bruce Goldman, president of
Tamarac Pharmacy is co-
chairman who along with commit-
tee members represent area
business leaders from major
municipalities in Greater Fort
Lauderdale. Committee members
include: Howard Becks, Sunrise
Systems; Lew Becks, Sunrise
Systems; Arthur Behm, Sav-A-
Lot Pharmacy; Jerry Guttman,
Medical Plaza Pharmacy; Steve
Goldstein, Deerfield Beach Drugs;
Alan Katz, Al-Stan Drugs; Marty
Leach, Gordon Drugs; Mel
Levine, Pembroke Drugs; Angela
Mann, Garden Drugs; Larry
Mann, Garden Drugs; Sam
Swartz, Tamarac Pharmacy; and
Lou Truchil, Tamarac Pharmacy.
For further information,
Gene Bender at 748-8400.
Project To Research and Retrieve
Florida Jewish History Launched
JERUSALEM Mayor Elias Freij of Bethlehem proposed
that King Hassan of Morocco act as an intermediary between
Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians to end the deadlock which has
stalled the peace process.
TEL AVIV Kurt Waldheim insisted on an Israel Radio inter-
view from Vienna that his wartime service in the Balkans was
limited to acting as an interpreter for the German high command.
He vigorously denied charges by the World Jewish Congress,
among others, that he had participated in the interrogation and
torture of partisan fighters and civilians in Yugoslavia or the
deportation of Greek Jews to death camps.
JERUSALEM Anatoly Scharansky told the Knesset that he
and his wife, A vital, plan to visit the United States in the near
future and would not be deterred by Soviet "extortion." He was
referring to reports which he said he was not entirely sure were
correct of Soviet threats to cut off even the present trickle of
Jewish emigrations should he and his wife go on what the Kremlin
labels an "anti-Soviet" trip to the U.S.
ISRAEL Two memorials to honor the memory of Dr. Judith
Resnik and her fellow Challenger astronauts will be established at
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, according to
Martin Kellner, president of the American Society for Technion
JERUSALEM Giving tea to infants a common practice in
Israel might increase their chance of developing an iron defi-
ciency and becoming anemic, a study at the Hebrew University-
Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine
A project to retrieve and exhibit
material on "Jewish Life in
Florida" has been launched by Dr.
Henry Green, director of Judaic
Studies at the University of
Miami, with some communal fun-
ding- from Fort Lauderdale,
Miami and a grant from the
Florida Endowment for the
The project researchers are
reaching all across the state to ac-
quire and examine letters,
photographs, diaries, and oral
histories. The material will be
prepared for display at the
Historical Museum of South
Florida in about three years,
Green said.
Randy Nimnicht, executive
director of the museum, said, "we
want the exhibition to travel not
just to museums but to go where
the people are This is impor-
tant to Jews and non-Jews alike."
Material on display will cover the
themes of immigration, family
and synagogue institutions and
relations with the general
Green stressed that the project
has three objectives. One is to
make Floridians realize the state's
rich Jewish heritage. The second
is to serve as a model for other
communities in Florida the
Cubans, Blacks, Haitians "to
develop their own roots." Finally,
he said, he hopes the exhibition
will help deepen Jewish
His project has received funding
and research assistance from the
Jewish Community Center of Fort
Lauderdale, the Jewish Federa-
tion of Greater Fort Lauderdale
and the Central Agency for
Jewish Education of Miami, in ad-
dition to the state grant received.
ON The Air ...
Channel 2 Features
Sunday, May 11, 11-11:30 p.m. The Courage To Care
The extraordinary story of a few non-Jews who risked their lives
to rescue and protect Jews from Nazi persecution in Europe dur-
ing World War II.
The Courage To Care features interviews with rescuers and
survivors whose stories address the basic issue of individual
responsibility: the notion that one person can act and that those
actions can make a difference. The Courage To Care reminds
viewers of the power of individual action.
Stone to Keynote
Mission Recruitment
Continued from Page 1
men and women.
Stone has spent most of
his adult life in what he
calls the "historic adven-
ture" of saving; Jewish
lives and rebuilding the
Jewish homeland.
While travelling:
through Europe more than
20 years ago, he became in-
volved in a clandestine
operation smuggling Jews
out of North Africa and in-
to Israel.
After working with the
UJA, he is now devoting
time to writing and lectur-
ing and to serve as a consul-
tant to a number of travel
companies, Jewish organiza-
tions and corporations doing
business in the Middle East.
The Mission opened to
those persons making a
$10,000 minimum gift ot the
1987 Federation/UJA cam-
paign will be held Sept.
In discussing the agen-
da, the co-chairs stated
that the Mission has a two-
option offering.
The first includes the
full tour dates of Sept.
15-28, and a limited time
period of Sept. 21-26.
The full tour group will
have a specially designed
Elan only for the Fort
Auderdale Federation
which will include:
.. Shabbat in Safed,
view into the world of Art,
music, drama, poetry and
museums, all depicting the
cultural life of contem-
porary Israel.
In Israel, participants will
be greeted by President
Chaim Herzog and briefed
by Prime Minister Shimon
Peres. A commemoration of
the Centennial of David Ben
Gurion's birth and an Israel
Air Force air exhibition are
also planned. Participants
will also learn about the
miraculous growth and
development in the desert
and at high technology set-
tlements in the Galilee.
"The President's Mission
is a major component of
Celebration '87 and will
enable the campaign
volunteers to better unders-
tand the needs and issues
underlying the Campaign,
including the continuing ab-
sorption of Ethiopian Jews
ana Project Renewal," said
Lewin and Wiener.
For .further information,
contact Sandy Jackowitz,
Mission coordinator at
Floridian Publication
With this issue, Friday, April 25, the Jewish Floridian of.
Greater Fort Lauderdale returns to a bi-weekly schedule. Beginn-
ing Friday, May 9, the newspaper will be published every other
Friday until further notice.
The Floridian is published under the auspices of the Jewish
Federation's Communication Department with central offices at
8358 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33321: (305)
748-8400. While opinions expressed are based on Federation
policies, they are not necessarily official statements of adopted
policy. Views expressed by columnists, reprinted editorials, and
copy do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Jewish
More than 24,000 families in North Broward County, having
made a minimum commitment to the Federation's United Jewish
Appeal campaign, are receiving the Floridian through the U.S.
NEW YORK (JTA) Only 47
Jews emigrated from the Soviet
Union during March, the National
Conference on Soviet Jewry
(NCSJ) reported recently. The
March figure represents a
decrease in an already dwindling
number of Soviet Jews allowed to
emigrate. "What we are witness-
ing is emigration by 'eyedropper'
one Soviet Jew at a time," said
Morris Abram, chairman of the
You don't live in a world all alone
Your brothers are here too."
\lbrrt Schweitzer
Capital Bank
Member FOIC

Page 4 Hie Jewish FToridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale/Friday, April 25, 1986

The Students' Battle
Editor's NatK Tht B'nat B'rxth Hillel Foundation is a major
recipient of the Federation. United Jeu-ish Appeal campaign. This
is one of the ways your generous campaign gift supports the ritai
work accomplished by the young men and women on our college
campuses, aiding our brethren in IsraeL
In many ways, the students' job is tougher. Pro-Israel adults
are not. for the most part, subjected to anti-Israel diatribes at the
office or the supermarket. They aren't condemned as imperialists
or fascists at PTA meetings. Nor are their own meetings broken
up by well-educated thugs. It just doesn't happen that way in
Highland Park. Chevy Chase or the San Fernando Valley. It has
happened that way on campus.
It has never been easy being a pro-Israel campus activist. Back
in the late 1960's, I found the job to be a small form of torture.
Arab and pro-Arab students would break up our meetings. Anti-
Israel Jewish students would disrupt our May 15 Israeli In-
dependence Day celebrations. Flying fists and flying chairs often
settled arguments when logic failed.
Worst of all. though, was that our small band of activists receiv-
ed little guidance from the outside. There was no network of pro-
brad students operating nationwide and no organization that
saw advancing the pro-Israel cause as its prime role on campus.
We were alone.
That has all changed in recent years thanks to the American
Israel Public Affairs Committee's Political Leadership Develop-
ment Program (PLDP) which together with the B'nai B'rith
Hillel Foundation is ending the isolation of pro-Israel activists
on campus. It is teaching them that they are not alone and that
there are tried and true methods of promoting Israel on campus.
In March. AIPAC and Hillel completed a nationwide political
training seminar that reached over 1.300 students. Jonathan
Kessler. director of AIPAC's student programs, said that the suc-
cess of the seminar demonstrated that "there is a tremendous
resurgence of student activism on campus." Five seminars were
held at Yale. Ohio State. Brandeis. the University of Texas and
Stanford. Each was a regional event with students in attendance
from neighboring states. Richard Fishman. Kessler's associate
and chief organizer of the seminars, points out that at the Univer-
sity of Texas, there were students who came from as far away as
Arkansas and Louisiana. At Stanford, he says, students came
from Oregon and Washington state as well as from all over nor-
thern California
The programs on each campus were similar. They included a
Senator or a House member who discussed the role of Congress in
U.S.-Israel relations. AIPAC staff people spoke about
developments in the Middle East and in Washington. There were
workshops on building pro-Israel campus coalitions, on combat-
ting anti-Israel propaganda, and on using student power to back
pro-Israel candidate^ for political office.
Encouraging political involvement is a growing part of
AIPAC's mission. Dan Manasehin. director of the AIPAC depart
ment which includes the campus program, says that be thinks it is
"essential that we do everything we can to get pro-Israel students
involved politically. In this democracy, political action is the prime
way to influence events. Knowledgeable students can not only
fight the pro-Israel battle on campus, they can also help ensure
that our government continues to support a secure Israel.
The students themselves agree. James Duell. a student at the
University of Arkansas, says that the Texas workshop "helped
me fed less isolated. It showed me many ways that I mysdf could
make a difference and it linked my campus to the wider pro-Israd
community." Robert Lederman. AIPAC's student organizer at
Yale, says that the workshop at his campus "not only hdped give
me the tools to be effective now. it hdped set the stage for a
lifetime of involvement."
In fact, it is students like Lederman and Dudl who are the most
impressive part of the program, AIPAC staffer Jeremy
Rabinovitx. a speaker at the Brandeis event, says that "these
students are terrific. They get up early on a Sunday morning to
listen to speakers, to engage in discussion, to debate and to learn.
It is particularly striking when you ""it*'* all the talk about the
apathetic students of the eighties. The students I saw were
anything but apathetic. They were dedicated for the cause of
Israel, to a strong U.S.-Israd relationship and to involvement in
the democratic process on a wide variety of issues. It's enough to
make you a lot more optimistic about the future."
Near East Report
Rabbis Among Youth Warriors III
o&fchFloridian o
Friday, April 25.1966
Volume 15
16 NISAN 5746
Number 17
(Third in a Four-Part Special
Series for JTA)
"If I ascend up into heaven, Thou
are there If I take the wings of
the morning Even there thy
hand would lead me. A nd thy right
hand would hold me ."
Psalm 139
Colorado Springs, Colo. (JTA)
"Nearby." as they say in the Far
West, there is a remarkable
Jewish Chapel, with remarkable
people, at the U.S. Air Force
Academy 50 miles south of
Denver. All for the Jewish cadets.
It is a decorous synagogue of
unusual dimension, being a circle
within a square, suggesting strict
monotheism, belief in One God,
and the global mission of the U.S.
Air Force.
Immediately, you notice
something else, even more
unusual. It is the 'Ner Tamid,"
the Eternal Light. Neon-bright,
this Ner Tamid hangs in the
Chapel to the right of the Holy
Ark. the Aron HaKodesh, an
unusual position, nesting in three
Stars of David.
'Navigational Instrument' of the
"To our Air Force Academy
Jewish Cadets." smiles Chaplain
(Maj.l Joel Schwartzman, 39,
"that Ner Tamid represents a
'navigational instrument' of the
spirit, like the North star and it
faces Jerusalem." A visiting
general called the place "a Jewish
Youngest of the service
academies, the Air Force
Academy has been busily building
its own traditions since the first
Academy class entered in July
1955 at Lowry Air Force base
near Denver. The Academy has
become a top educational
Superintendent Lt. Gen. Win-
fidd W. Scott, himself a man of
spirit, religiously as well as
militarily, put it concisely to me
when he averred that "our pro-
gram here rests on four strong
pillars: military, academic,
athletic, and spiritual.''
Chapd Mast I aspiring Structure
The Cadet Chapel, housing the
three separate faiths, is
distinguished by the 17-aluminum
modern "tetrahydrons" which
soar 150 feet above the ground. It
is the most inspiring structure at
the Academy a lesson not lost
on the young persons whose lives
and moral code are being forged
by their formative years at the
Academy. A million visitors come
America's Jewish community is
little aware of the spe/rial relation-
shp that it has with the military
a unique access and cooperation
with the U.S. Department of
Defense through the JWB Com-
mission on Jewish Chaplaincy, the
U.S. Government-accredited en-
dorsing agency for Jewish
chaplains. JWB-CJC operates on a
policy of consensus in its relation-
ships with the U.S. Defense
Department, a model for the
civilian Jewish society.
Chaplain Schwartxman comas
from a distinguished rabbinic
family. His father is Rabbi Sylvan
Schwartxman, HUC professor of
education who retired in 1980.
Before coining to the Academy,
Chaplain Schwartxman served at
Keesler Air Force Base and at
Ramstein Air Force Base in Ger-
many. It was in his third year at
Hebrew Union College that "I
studied in Isreal, where I met my
wife Ziva, a Sabra." They are the
parents of Micah working on 10
and liana leaning on seven.
"My wife Ziva is really 50 per-
cent of what I am doing," says
Chaplain Schwartxman. "She is
surrogate mother and big-sister to
the Jewish men and women
cadets. Plus Jewish holiday and

party planner, cook-baker-and in-
terior decorator, and teacher."
Mused Schwartzman: "Some of
our cadets have very little Jewish
background, while a few are good
at davening."
BrtV Shabbat and holidays "arc
the times we get these cadets (age
17 to 20') and they begin to share
in each other's Jewish life. When
they leave the Academy they are
going to bases in Mississippi or
Texas, or elsewhere, where
perhaps there is no Jewish com-
munity. I want them to take some
type of Jewish life with them."
At the Air Force Academy 35
cadets are Jewish, three women.
More are needed. High schoolers
can write to: Director of Cadet
Admission, USAF Academy, Col-
orado Springs, CO 80840.
JWB Reaches Out
There has been an intensified
year-round program of outreach
and service provided the Jewish
personnel at the academies by the
JWB Chaplaincy Commission and
local Jewish communal leaders.
"The Jewish consciousness of
the cadets has been raised con-
siderably by the work of JWB, the
Jewish chaplains and Jewish lay
leaders," Rabbi Barry H. Greene,
Chairman of JWB-CJC, says
"We sensitize these young men
and women to the importance of
maintaining Jewish life within the
military environment," Gerald
Ostrow, Pittsburgh, Pa., a JWB
vice-president and chairman of its
Armed Forces and Veterans Ser-
vices Committee, adds, "The
cadets will not only be in positions
of Jewish leadership within the
armed forces. They are also poten-
tial leaders for positions in their
civilian communities after they
leave the service."
Of the volunteer 12 officially
designated cadet falconers (the
falcon is the Academy mascot),
one is Jewish Cadet Lawrence
Cooper, 21, of Lido Beach, Long
Island, N.Y. He's also on the
Dean's List. Larry is active in the
Cadet Jewish Chapel Squad.
Cadet Eric Svetcov, 18, of
Larkspur, north of San Francisco,
is the son of Sanford and Carol
Svetcov; the father an assistant
U.S. Attorney, mother a teacher.
A fourth classman, he is intrigued
with the unique education. "It's
my future I am looking at, not the
present," he says. "Being Jewish
may be an advantage. I often get
excused from squadron duties to
go to chapel Sabbath sen-ices."
Cadet Lorelei Faber, 19, a
sophomore, daughter of Alan and
Arlene Faber of Fort Lauderdale,
Fla., says, "At first my parents
were not too keen about my com-
ing to the Academy; now they are
very supportive in all I do.
'Jewish Chaplain Opened My
"My Jewish background was
very skimpy and I never went to
synagogue. Here, our Jewish
chaplain and all the activities and
chapel services opened my eyes."
Cadet Scott Shinberg, 19. of
Rockaway, N.J., son of Barry and
Judith Shinberg, father an at-
torney, mother a learning disabli-
ty consultant, says, "At home, I
never went to Temple. Here, I
come voluntarily and enjoy it, look
forward to it each week."
Anti-Semitism? "No. Here
there are so many different peo-
ple, each needs to get along with
the others."
The U.S. Air Force admires the
Isradi Air Force and "some of
that rubs off on us," one cadet
Cadet Gary Gilbert. 19. son of
Earl and Barbara Gilbert of
Highland Park. 111., a sophomore,
says his parents are "very conser-
vative." his father being an officer
of a financial management firm.
The USAF Academy? "They love
il. I am majoring in space science.
I want to fly to work with
satellites and do .computer
analysis" Gary Is right on the Air
Force track. The Academy aims to
become in short order "a com-
puterized campus."
Cadet Nicole Blatt. 17, daughter
of Ronald and Eleanor Blatt, both
physicians, says "at first they
thought I was crazy; now they are
real happy. At home I never went
ot service. Now I attend Jewish
chapel services all the time. My
parents can't believe it."
Cadet Anthony Murch, 19. a
sophomore, is the product of an in-
termarriage, Ruth and Harold
Murch. "I was never raised in
religion," he says. "But here I got
the chance to decide what I want
to be, what I really am."
Cadet Samuel Brevdeh, 20,
Bronx, N.Y. sophomore, is the son
of Israeli Yuri and Beatrice
Brevdeh. Samuel "wants to fly
. anything that has engines."
He considers himself "basically
Robert Levenson, 20, of San
Carlos, Calif., son of John and
Diane Levinson, says, "At first
my parents were shocked. My
mother laughed and said that she
raised me to be a conscientious ob-
jector. Now they are both behind
me 100 percent."
Most of the Jewish cadets are
aware of the obligation to
preserve and protect their religion
as well as the value of religion.
They also learn how to resist
"missionary" types.
Captain Nathan Krys. 38, is the
Jewish Lay Leader (volunteer)
certified by JWB's Commission on
Jewish Chaplaincy and advisor
to Jewish cadets.
Jewish Cadet Choir Draws
Chaplain Schwartzman is most
proud of his Air Force Academy
Jewish Cadet Choir. He credits
the work to Cindy Saunders choir
On tour, "More than once on a
given Friday night at the after-
Sabbath services choir perfor-
mance surprised cogregational
presidents making an-
nouncements from the "bimah"
have remarked: "Welcome to
these Rosh Hashanah' services.
We haven't seen a crowd like this
since the High Holy Days."
Chaplain Schwartxman says of
the choir, "To the words of 'Off
we go into the wild blue yonder"
(the Air Force song), they sweep
the congregation into their
60-minute repertoire of Israeli
and American folk songs and
Jewish liturgical melodies.
"This is a Jewish contribution to
American readiness. This is tangi-
ble evidence of Jewish loyalty,
resulting in this effort to repay
this great land in some way for
the richness of opportunity which
she has bestowed upon the Jewish
people and all peoples. It is
another way of giving thanks!"
Back at the U.S. Air Force
Academy Cadet Jewish Chapd on
the tapestry Holy Ark curtain, the
"Parochet, is the song of the
Psalmist: "If I ascend up into
Heaven. Thou art there ..."
Israel's Defense Minister Yit-
zhak Rabin criticised State
Department suggestions to
members of Congress that they
postpone travding to the Middle
East during the Caster recess in
the wake of the U.S. attack
against Libyan ships in the Gulf of
Sidra. Rabin said the advice
amounted to giving in to ter-
rorism (Reuters, March SI). "How
do you say to a Senator not to
come (to Israel) and say to a
tourist, come?"
Several Senators postponed
trips to the Middle East on State
Department advice, but Sen.
Steven Symms (R Idaho) said
after giving a lecture in Jerusalem
that "one reason I'm here is
because I refuse to allow Qaddafi
to be my travd agent."
__ljl_ :rKrr,

Friday, April 26, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 5
Coral Springs Coalition Names Kane President
On Tuesday March 18, Stan
Kane was elected President of the
Coral Springs Area Coalition of
Jewish Organizations by a
unanimous vote of the executive
Mr. Kane has been an active
open member of the coalition for
many years and served as presi-
dent of the 1985 Chanukah
Festival of Freedom.
The Coral Springs Area Coali-
tion is a recipient of the Federa-
tion/UJA campaign.
Upon his acceptance Mr. Kane
stated that the basic purposes and
objectives of the organization will
remain in tact but the organiza-
tion needs reshaping. It needs
new blood and more visionary pur-
poses. To this extent, Mr. Kane is
asking for new members to join
him in order to build an exciting
team of officers to help run this
newly structured organization.
Although this is a Coalition of
Jewish Organizations, the new
structure will enable individual
open members to join and have a
voice in its growth.
In addition to the basic purposes
of the coalition which are:
1. To identify religious, cultural,
educational, and social needs of
the community; and to plan, en-
courage and conduct activities to
satisfy those needs.
2. To act as a representative
and common voice of the Jewish
Israelis Want Rotation
TEL AVIV (JTA) A majority
of Israelis want the Labor-Likud
unity coalition to continue on the
basis of the rotation of power
agreement under which Premier
Shimon Peres will turn over his
office to Likud leader Yitzhak
Shamir next Oct. 13, according to
a public opinion poll taken by the
Hanoch and Rafi Smith Research
But the same poll found that
Israelis, by a 61-29 percent
margin, saw reasons that would
justify breaking up the coalition.
Among the respondents, 54 per-
cent favored the rotation of power
agreement, up from 47 percent in
a poll conducted last August.
Nineteen percent would like to see
the coalition continue under the
leadership of Peres, down from 24
percent in August.
Only five percent preferred a
narrow coalition headed by Peres,
down from six percent in August;
and three percent favored a
narrow-based government headed
by Shamir, down from five per-
cent. Thirteen percent favored
new elections.
Twenty-nine percent of the
respondents could think of
nothing that would justify dissolv-
ing the coalition. But 27 percent
said the coalition could not con-
tinue because of sharp personal
and party disputes among its
members. Another 14 percent
wanted to see the coalition ended
to prevent Shamir from assuming
The Sabbath is a day of rest
To look upon with awe,
To stop all work and meditate,
To study Torah law.
The Sabbath calls for pious
For Deuteronomy
So on that day the Synagogue
Is where all Jews should be.
The Sabbath is a thing of joy,
A "seventh heaven," or
A "seventh wonder" of the world
That crowns the days before.
The Sabbath, G-d did hallow once;
He saw that it was blessed
For that was when creation
And He took time to rest.. .
The Sabbath spawned G-d's man-
date to
Recall the Sabbath day.
Remembering to keep it holy
Helps us go His way.
Jack Gould
the office of Premier.
Eight percent thought it should
be discontinued because of the
basic disagreements between
Labor and Likud over the peace
agreement with Egypt and
negotiations with Jordan. Seven
percent cited basic disagreements
between the partners over
economics as a reason to end the
coalition; and five percent cited a
further decline in the economy as
a reason.
With respect to party loyalties,
11 percent of those who identified
themselves as Laborites said they
supported no particular individual
or faction in the party; 34 percent
supported the party in general; 37
percent identified with the Peres
faction; eight percent with the fac-
tion headed by Defense Minister
Yitzhak Rabin; four percent with
the Yitzhak Navon group; and two
percent with the dovish faction
identified with former Foreign
Minister Abba Eban.
Among Likud supporters, 10
percent favored no faction or in-
dividual. Shamir and Minister of
Commerce and Industry Ariel
Sharon each had the backing of 20
percent of Likud supporters.
Housing Minister David Levy was
favored by 13 percent and
Finance Minister Yitzhak Modai
by five percent.
3. To create an image of
presence in the community and to
contribute to its growth and
4. To raise the consciousness of
the community and to contribute
to its growth and development.
5. To preserve Jewish rights in
the community and throughout
the Diaspora.
6. To provide a forum for any
community members to voice pro-
blems, concerns or interests.
7. To open lines of communica-
tion with the non-Jewish
Mr. Kane wishes to incorporate
three new, and more meaningful
objectives for the organization:
l.The Coral Springs Area
Coalition shall serve as a showcase
for all the Jewish Organizations
under its umbrella and expose
their activities to the public
through open community
2. An interfaith council of
Christians and Jews to create a
dialogue and a social gathering
place to educate and break down
the barriers between all faiths.
3. To build and strengthen our
faith in order to helD curtail the
Stan Kane
tide of assimilation and intermar-
riage through a series of classes,
lectures and learning of our
Jewish heritage.
The next general meeting of the
Coral Springs Coalition will be an-
nounced shortly after the
Passover holidays. All Jewish
residents in the Coral Springs or
neighboring areas who wish to at-
tend or get on our mailing list for
this new and exciting organiza-
tion, contact Stan Kane at
753-3653 or Selma Silverman at
wishes vou and

your family a
joyous Passover
May the spring festival of
Passover bring you an abundance
of peace and happiness.

Page 6 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale/Friday, April 25, 1986
Seder Symbols The Matzah Of Hope This Is The Matzah Of Hope
The Seder Table is a stage on
which we symbolically re-enact
the events associated with the
deliverance of the Israelites from
slavery. The Haggadah is the text
of the Seder Service which "tells"
the story of the Exodus.
MATZAH Unleavened bread
eaten to recall the hurried depar-
ture from Egypt. The three Mat-
tot represent the three classes of
Jews: a) Kohanim (the priests); b)
Levites (Assistant priests); and c)
Israelites (everyone else).
ARBA KOSOT Four cups of
wine are drunk by each person at
the Seder because of the four ex-
pressions of deliverance found in
Exodus 6:6-7: "I am the Lord, and
I will bring you out from under the
burdens of the Egyptians: and I
will deliver you from their bon-
dage; and I will redeem with an
outstretched arm, and I will take
you to me for a people."
KARPAS A green vegetable
dipped in salt water. All formal
dinners in antiquity began with an
hors d'oeuvre. The green
vegetable is symbolic of spr-
ingtime. The salt water in which it
is dipped is to make it palatable
and is a reminder of the tears shed
by our oppressed ancestors.
MAROR Bitter herbs are
eaten because the Egyptians "em-
bittered" the lives of our
CHAROSET A mixture of
nuts, apples, and wine whose tex-
ture resembles the clay out of
which the Israelites were forced
to make bricks.
ZERO'A A roasted
shankbone placed on the Seder
dish which is symbolic of the
Paschal Lamb sacrificed in Egypt
and in the days of the Temple.
BAYTZAH A roasted egg
which represents the festival of-
fering (Hagigah) made by pilgrims
in Jerusalem in the days of the
Temple. Its shape connotes the
continuing cycle of life. Also,
unlike most foods which become
softer the longer it is boiled, the
egg becomes harder, thus sym-
bolizing the resistance and deter-
mination of our people to oppres-
sion and persecution.
considered to be the messenger
who will announce the messianic
era. Our celebration of our
redemption in the past would not
be complete without a symbolic
representation of our hope for an
even greater future redemption.
We invite Elijah to our Seder to
express this hope.
AFIKOMAN The larger half
of the middle Matzah that is set
aside to conclude the meal. (In the
days of the Temple, the meat of
the Paschal Lamb concluded the
meal.) The children who find it
may claim a reward since the
Seder cannot be concluded
without it.
So that the Jews of the Soviet
Union may know that they have
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rose up against the adversary,
even as in the days of Judah the
maccabee. They were lovely and
pleasant in their lives, and in their
death they were not divided, and
they brought redemption to the
name of Israel throughout the
And from the depths of their af-
not been forgotten, the following
should be read at the Seder. The
leader takes up the Matzah, sets it
aside, and says:
This Matzah, which we set aside
as a symbol of hope for the Jews
of the Soviet Union, reminds us of
the indestructible links that exist
between us.
As we observe this Festival of
Freedom, we recall that Soviet
Jews are not free to leave without
harrassment; to learn of their
past; to pass on their religious
traditions; to learn the language
of their fathers; to train teachers
and rabbis of future generations.
We remember the scores who
sought to live as Jews and struggl-
ed to leave for Israel the Land
of our Fathers but now languish
in Soviet labor camps. Their
struggle against their oppressors
goes on. They will not be
We will stand with them in their
struggle until the light of freedom
and redemption shines forth.
After the third of the four
ceremonial cups, just before the
door is opened for the symbolic
entrance of the Prophet Elijah (all
rise, and the leader of the Seder
recites the following):
On this night of the Seder, we
remember with reverence and
love, the six millions of our people
of the European exile who perish-
ed at the hands of a tyrant more
wicked than Pharoah who enslav-
ed our fathers in Egypt. Come,
said he to his minions, let us cut
them off from being a people, that
the name of Israel may be
remembered no more. And they
slew the blameless and pure, men
and women and little ones, with
vapors of poison and burned them
with fire. But we abstain from
dwelling on the deeds of the evil
ones, lest we defame the image of
God in which man was created.
Now, the remnants of our people
who were left in the ghettos and
camps of annihilation rose against
the wicked ones for the sanctifica-
tion of the Name, and slew many
of them hefore they died. On the
first day of Passover, the rem-
nants in tin Ghetto of Warsaw
fliction, the martyrs lifted their
voices in a song of faith in the
coming of the Messiah when
justice and brotherhood will reign
among men.
I believe, with perfect faith in
the coming of the Messiah; and
though he tarry, none the less do I
Passover Message
B'nai B'rith International
The celebration of Passover, the holiday marking the escape
from slavery to freedom of the Jewish people some 4,000 years
ago, is a celebration of life and liberty, an expression of hope and
a new beginning.
Unhappily, bigots and tyrants still flourish. Indeed, each press-
ing day brings news of violence against peoples whose culture, or
color, or religion sets them apart. Racial and religious hatreds
divert our attention and sap our strength at a time when our
energy and resources should be pitted against mankind's common
enemies: famine, disease, ignorance and poverty.
The Passover story is the glorious tale of our people's libera-
tion. But it is also a reminder that many still seek freedom in the
contemporary world. Let those of us who are free re-dedicate
ourselves to helping others, still bound in servitude, win their
freedom. And let Passover remind us that our own precious
freedom, achieved through blood and sacrifice, must be guarded
vigilantly, for it is a beacon to the world. '
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Friday, April 25, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 7
nearly impossible for Austrian
presidential candidate Kurt
Waldheim not to have known
about the deportation of
thousands of Greek Jews from
Salonika when he was based near
that city as a Wehrmacht officer
during World War II, two
Austrian news publications charg-
ed recently.
Further, both the Socialist daily
Neue Az and the weekly news
magazine Profil published reports
which are said to link Waldheim's
Nazi military unit, Abteilung IC of
Heeresgruppe E, to later deporta-
tions of Greek Jews from the
Aegean Islands.
The reports are part of the
mounting allegations against the
former United Nations Secretary
General asserting that he had lied
about his past war-time activities.
The conservative presidential can-
didate has vehemently denied the
charges and said in a weekend in-
terview that the defamatory cam-
paign against him has finally
Neue Az and Profil both said,
based on research in Greece, that
it was impossible for Waldheim to
have known nothing of the ghet-
tos and transports. The publica-
tions' reporters had questioned
local witnesses in Salonika and in
the small nearby village of Arsaki,
where the staff headquarters of
Heeresgruppe E was situated dur-
ing the war.
"It was impossible that he did
not know anything," said Leon
Benmajor, the 70-year-old presi-
dent of the tiny Jewish community
of Salonika. Another woman,
Hella Kunjo, an 80-year-old
Karlsbad resident married to a
Greek Jew, added: "He must be
The deportation of almost
50,000 Jews from Salonika was a
major operation. At least one-
fourth of the population of that
Greek town was first forced to
wear the large yellow Star of
David, then rounded up in ghet-
tos, moved to a central camp, and
then in railroad cars to the con-
centration camps of Auschwitz,
Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen.
According to the reports, this
completely changed the character
of Salonika, where the Jewish
population had not lived in seclud-
ed quarters but was spread all
over the town. After the deporta-
tions, shops, stores and offices in
the town were deserted, and trade
almost broke down.
Waldheim has always contended
that he had not known anything
about those deportations until
earlier this year when his unit was
connected with them in the media.
He argued that the headquarters
where he served on the staff of
General Alexander Loehr had
been off in the mountains, and he
had been unable to take notice of
The two Austrian reporters
found that the staff building was
situated well above Salonika with
a scenic view of the city and no
obstacles in between. Large
transports must have been visible
from the headquarters structure,
they argued in the reports.
Inhabitants of Arsaki, which has
been renamed Panorama, told the
reporters that since not very
many of them were willing to
work for the Germans, townspeo-
ple would come up to do the cook-
ing and cleaning. They must have
reported about the goings-on
down there, they added.
Another witness, who was
quoted in both the Profil and Neue
Az reports, was a Greek col-
laborator with the Germans who
is still not accepted among the
local population. Asked whether
the German officers, whom he
described as noble and educated
men, had known something about
the deportations, he said, "Of
course they knew. Every small
child would know, every dog,
every cat."
Local newspapers at that time
also mentioned the deportations.
The Greek paper, New Europe,
wrote. "Finally the cleaning has
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are leaving our town. They were
our enemies, and this we do not
mind. No one minds if he gets rid
of an enemy or of a disease."
The news publications also said
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Despite not having played a role
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Salanika, Waldheim's unit is alleg-
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deportation of Jews from the
Aegean Islands in 1944. Both
publications quoted military
documents released in Freiburg,
West Germany, where the East
Aegean commander ordered the
Heeresgruppe E to begin the
deportation of all Jews who had
no Turkish citizenship.
It was Waldheim's task to deal
with such reports, Profil charged.
Neither Waldheim nor Herbert
Warnstorff, who, as Lieutenant
Colonel was then the commanding
officer of Abteilung IC, remember
those reports.
NEW YORK West German and Jewish scholars and leaders
joined forces to call for an end to Soviet violation of basic human
rights of Soviet Jews and Germans. The occasion was a Con-
ference on The Condition of Minorities in the Soviet Union under
International Law, held in Bonn in March, co-sponsored by the
American Jewish Committee and the University of Cologne's In-
stitut fuer Ostrecht.
NEW YORK The American Jewish Committee has urged
the House of Immigration Subcommittee to support the
DeConcini-Moakley Bill on Salvadoran refugees seeking "safe
haven" in the United States, asserting it would consider the
plight of Salvadorans now in the country in "a fair and humane
WASHINGTON B'nai B'rith International told President
Reagan that it opposes his call for a national convention as a
means of amending the Constitution to ensure balanced federal
NEW YORK Seven former refugees are the recipients of
scholarship awards from HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid
Society. The 1986 award winners five Soviet emigres and two
Southeast Asians who were selected from more than 100 ap-
plicants, were announced at the organization's 106th Annual
NEW YORK The Jewish Theological Seminary's Summer
School, one of the most comprehensive Judaic studies programs
of its kind, will conduct two month-long sessions this summer.
The first session begins May 27 through June 26, and the second
starts June 30 through July 31. For information contact (212)
Palm Crest
Special thanks to Rabbi Ralph
Clement who conducted Passover
Services at the Palm Crest Nurs-
ing Home. His name was not in-
cluded in the Chaplaincy Commis-
sion listing.
Federation Offices
Closed for Holiday
The Jewish Federation of Greater Fort Lauder-
dale/UJA campaign offices, Central Agency for
Jewish Education and the Jewish Family Service of
North Broward, 8358 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort
Lauderdale, will be closed for Passover on the follow-
ing days: Thursday, April 24, Friday, April 25,
Wednesday, April 30, and Thursday, May 1. Regular
office hours will resume on Friday, May 2.
Spring Break
Our Price includes
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The regular Senior's fare, 55 years and older
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Federation/UJA Campaign Update On Current Needs
Ethiopian Absorption
Now in its second stage, the
total absorption of Ethiopian Jews
will cost $300 million.
Major problem will be
Jewish Agency projects
$20-30 million in housing needs
for just the earliest group of ar-
rivals, starting Spring 1986.
Seven-hundred families have
moved to permanent housing ac-
commodations from the absorp-
tion centers but more than
2,000 families remain in at least
30 absorption centers used ex-
For Life ...
clusively for Ethiopian Jews.
The target date by which all
current immigrants are to have
acquired their own homes is May
Fifty-five percent of all Ethio-
pian immigrants in Israel are
under 18 years of age.
Six-thousand Ethiopians are
in school, including 2,000 in Youth
Aliyah villages.
Sixty-two are in universities.
Two-hundred are in pre-
university programs.
One-thousand eight-hundred
are in vocational-technical train-
ing programs.
Two-thousand three-hundred
are completing vocational-
technical programs, and seeking
Ten are enrolled in rabbinical
training programs.
One-hundred ten work direct-
ly in aiding the absorption of
Your gift to '86 Federation/UJA
campaign kelps to bring about
these urgently needed programs.
Federation/UJA Helps Yaffa
Editor's Note: There are a thou-
sand stories about the Ethiopian
Jews your gift help settle in Israel.
Yaffa is 11 years old. She stands
in synagogue in her hand-me-
down clothes, clutching her
prayerbook. Her finger traces
each word as it is read to her.
"Here?" she asks, every few
lines. "Isn't it here?"
Yaffa began learning Hebrew
when she arrived in Israel five
months ago. She now reads
enough to follow, and is beginning
to gain confidence in her skill.
She came to Israel from
Ethiopia with her mother, sister
and brother. Her father is dead.
"What happened to your father?
Was he sick? Did he die in the ar-
my? On the journey?" she was
"Dead," is all she answered.
Yaffa's sister is also called
U il
It is Shabbat, and she sits with
me and other UJA represen-
tatives for lunch. With big eyes,
she watches carefully, taking her
knife, fork and spoon how and
when we do.
"What's 'knife' in Amharic?"
we ask her. "What's 'spoon'?
What's 'fork'?"
'Knife' and 'spoon' she
translates into a guttural sound
with a wide smile. But there is no
Amharic word for 'fork.'
The melon to start the meal is
new to her. She tastes it cautious-
ly, and enjoys it. Chicken she has
had before, but she struggles to
cut it from the bone.
"Shall I help you?" asks the
host. Yaffa gratefully surrenders
her knife and fork.
"How many children do you
have?" she asks a guest, seated
next to her.
"I have no husband, so I haven't
got any children," is the reply
She murmurs something shyly,
her eyes on her plate. It turns out
to be: "I hope you soon have a
The Festival
Of Freedom
You haven't fully celebrated Passover ..
unless you have actually tasted the bitterness of bondage, and resolved never to inflict it upon another
person s spirit or will. *^
You haven't fully celebrated Passover ...
until you have felt the anguish of those whose daily fare is not much more ample than unleavened
bread, and have resolved to help alleviate their plight.
You haven't fully celebrated Passover ...
unless you take fresh delight in the glories of the nascent Spring season, and profound exultation in
Israel emn ^ PeP to** freedom in days past, and in our own times in the land of
You haven't fully celebrated Passover ...
unless you have truly said "Dayenu" "Thank You, O Lord our God. for the blessings which You
have bestowed upon me. Even a fraction of them would excite my gratitude."
You haven't fully celebrated Passover ....
until you totally realize, like Moses, that you are obligated to resist that evil which threatens not
yourself but others ... and that your fate is inexorably bound up with the fate of Jews everywhere in
the world.
You haven't fully celebrated Passover .. .
until you realize that physical freedom is only the prerequisite to spiritual elevation, and that even
Passover itself is incomplete without Shavuot. and the giving of the Torah.
You haven't fully celebrated Passover ...
until you have decided to prove yourself worthy of the suffering, the sacrifice and the counure of vour
ancestors throughout the generations.
You haven't fully celebrated Passover ..
until you realize that the very telling of the Passover story in the Hagadah is an act of faith and of
commitment, and you have transmitted that faith to the generations seated around the table with you.
You haven't fully celebrated Passover .
until every Jew, indeed every human being, lives in freedom and dignity, in a world in which nation
shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they yearn war anymore.
At Temple
Beth Am
Campaign Brunch
THE SHALOM DANCERS, represented by Berte ResnUcoff, left,
and Florence Posner, recently presented a cheek earmarked for
the 1986 Jewish Federation/United Jewish Appeal campaign at
Temple Beth Am's Federation/UJA Brunch. Pictured from left,
Harry Hirsch, ResnUcoff, Posner and Israel ResnUcoff.
behalf of the 1986 Jewish
Federation/United Jewish Ap-
peal campaign, pay tribute to
Hyman and Rose Hersh for
their hard work and
Q Briefly
The theme of the 1986 Jewish Federation/United Jewish Ap-
peal campaign. One People, One Destiny, is not a poetic aspira-
tion. No, it is a clear statement of contemporary reality. The cam-
paign itself is so familiar that the community tends to take it for
granted. But it has an astonishing history and rests upon a com-
plex network of mutually supportive institutions. It deserves to
be better appreciated and understood.
The roots of the campaign process lie in the ancient world.
Jewish social institutions designed to protect the weaker
members of society emerged in biblical legislation. For instance,
the Bible permitted only the landless poor to harvest the corners
of farmers' fields. In medieval times, when Jews were not permit-
ted to own land, other means were developed to serve the same
In the early years of this century, mass immigration to the
United States brought forth institutions for immigrant aid. Later
the condition of Jews in devastated Europe after World War I
and, later still, European refugees fleeing Hitler, inspired enor-
mous efforts from American Jewry.
The rise of Israel created an entirely new kind of challenge.
Upon achieving independence. Israel admitted hundreds of
thousands of refugees from Europe and the Arab lands. Israel
automatically became the focus of all the institutional aid set aside
for refugee needs, but on a much vaster scale and in greater con-
centration than anything attempted before.
The result was a change in perception. Helping the refugees in
Israel was not only charitable but an act of nation building. The
effort caught the imagination of Jewish people everywhere. Over
the years, projects in Israel have become the best known and most
exciting aspects of the campaign incentives.

Friday, April 25, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 9
CAMPAIGN '86 Federation /United Jewish Appeal
Federation/UJA New Programs
In Fort Lauderdale, a new pro-
fessional division, the Phar-
macists, was organized for the
first time. Ten area pharmacists
met to form the division and plan
their inaugural event in the form
of a cocktail party, to be held Sun-
day, May 4.
The Condominium Cabinet of
the Fort Lauderdale Campaign,
which represents condominium
communities in North- Broward
held a city-wide special $500
minimum event. Gifts in these
areas have been historically small
with few people able to solicit
more substantial gifts. The lun-
cheon was held in a country club
setting and named the $500 Plus
Club Special Gifts luncheon.
Ninety-five attended with a pro-
mise to encourage their friends
and neighbors to attend next
year's luncheon. Samuel K. Miller,
Federation Vice President and
Condominium Cabinet chairman,
chaired the day.
The Young Business and Pro-
fessional Division, sponsored by
the Jewish Federation of Greater
Fort Lauderdale, was created to
bring Jewish business and profes-
sional people together through
high caliber and stimulating pro-
grams. The program welcomes
single and married adults, past
college age through mid-thirties.
The program in its first year has
held two programs to date. They
include: December "The Power
of Media"; March "Being
Jewish in a Multi-Cultural Socie-
ty." Approximately 75 people
have attended. The program has
been an effective outreach to the
younger professionals who have
previously not been involved with
Federation and who are looking
for more serious programming
than regular singles programm-
ing. A steering committee, com-
posed of 20 people, plans and im-
plements the program for this
The Oceanside and North East
Division's of the Fort Lauderdale
Jewish Community is awakening,
forming a healthy, flourishing
Jewish community. In the past
year, the Jewish Federa-
tion/United Jewish Appeal Cam-
paign in this area crossed the
million dollar mark for the first
time, a new reform congregation
has been established, and a new
group of young leaders has emerg-
ed to create a spirit and bring
cohesiveness to the community.
The process started in February,
1985 with a series of cocktail par-
ties designed to identify and
educate those who have had little
or no Jewish affiliation. And
we've only scratched the surface.
People are making UJA com-
mitments for the very first time,
merely because they have never
been asked before ... and there
are literally thousands more that
we have not yet touched. A group
of young business and profes-
sional men and women have
emerged joining with veteran
UJA campaigners in the forma-
tion of an Oceanside UJA Division
Campaign Cabinet that meets
regularly to formulate and imple-
ment campaign plans. Fort
Lauderdale Federation's Ocean-
side Division is leadership
development in definition and in
Blitzer At Business
Exec. Network May 8
Wolf Blitzer, Washington
correspondent of the
Jerusalem Post, Israel's
English language daily
newspaper, will be the
special guest speaker at the
next Business Executive
Network meeting, Thurs-
day, May 8 from 5:30-7:30
p.m. at Marina Bay. The
Business Executive Net-
work is sponsored by the
Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale.
Blitzer has been covering
Washington since the 1973
war. Since then, he has met
with top American, Israeli
and Arab leaders and has
written hundreds of articles
on the Arab-Israeli conflict.
He spent two weeks in
Egypt in December 1977,
covering the first Israeli-
Egyptian peace conference.
In March 1979, he accom-
panied President Carter to
Egypt and Israel during the
final round of negotiations
which led to the signing of
the peace treaty. In 1982,
Mr. Blitzer was in Beirut
during the withdrawal of
PLO and Syrian forces. He
returned to Lebanon last
August on an inspection
Wolf Blitzer
tour with Defense Minister
Moshe Arens.
Mr. Blitzer is the author
of the forthcoming Between
Washington and Jerusalem:
The U.S. Relationship vrith
Israel, which will be publish-
ed by the Oxford University
Press. He is also the author
of the widely-acclaimed Bet-
ween Washington and
Jerusalem: A Reporter's
Notebook, recently published
by the Oxford University
He has a BA from the
State University of New
York at Buffalo and an MA
from the John Hopkins
School of Advanced Interna-
tional Studies in
For information contact
Steven Perry, campaign
associate, at 748-8400.
UIA By-Laws
NEW YORK (JTA) At a re-
cent meeting here, the by-laws of
the United Israel Appeal were
changed to expand its Board of
Directors from 39 to 63 and give
more direct participation in UIA
affairs to local Jewish community
Federations and the national
United Jewish Appeal. This was
announced by Irwin Field, chair-
man of the UIA, who served as
chairman of the Special UIA Com-
mittee to propose changes in the
organization's by-laws.
Field said that at the by-laws
meeting, the Board of Directors
approved changes which aimed to
"better ensure that UIA's work
would more directly reflect think-
ing on the local scene." He said
the changes in the by-laws were
placed before the UIA's Board of
Trustees for ratification at the
organization's annual meeting on
April 16.
MAY May 29 Federation Annual Meeting
May 6 Yom Hashoa program. 5:30 and Installation. 7 p.m.
p.m. Temple Beth Am. INFORMATION
May 8 Business Executive Network. For information please contact the
5:30-7:30 p.m. Marina Bay. Jewish Federation at 748-8400.
as of 4/15/86

ni'iii" iTiiiMii i .....ri ii in Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale
United Jewish Appeal Campaign
John Streng
General Campaign Chairman
Under the old by-laws,
American Jewish communities
and national UJA were
represented by 25 Board
members. Federations now will
directly select 24 members
through the UIA nominating pro-
cess, including the Council of
Jewish Federations president in
ex-officio. They will also find their
active leadership among the 12
UJA and 12 UIA at-large
UIA is a recipient of the Federa-
tion/UJA campaign.
We are the Jews,
One People Sharing One
Throughout history,
compassion has been our most
constant value.
Thanks to us, more than 20,000 Ethiopian Jews are now
living in Israel. Thanks to us, Soviet Jews have a prayer of
freedom. Thanks to us, the American Jewish community is
stronger than ever.
Of course, we understand that our greatest challenges still lie
ahead. In Israel, a new generation of pioneers needs our help to:?
realize a modern vision of compassion. Here at home, our help S
is the key to so many programs helping so many of our people. &
But we will respond. And the reason is not hard to find.
You see, we have always known the answer to one simple
p question.
'Ifwe don't, who will?-
Give Generously to the Federation/UJA Campaign


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Seder For Pesach
1. What Does Seder mean?
The Hebrew word "seder" means "order" and refers to the
religious service and festive meal observed in Jewish households
on Pesach. Seder derives from the same root as the Hebrew word
"siddur" (prayer book). Just as the siddur contains the order of
prayers for daily, Shabbat, and festival services, so is the seder a
prescribed order of prayers, readings, symbolic explanations, and
songs related to Pesach. The Pesach seder is the only ritual meal
in the Jewish calendar year for which such an order is prescribed.
Hence its name.
2. Does the Seder have biblical origins?
Yes. The seder has a number of scriptural bases. A section in
Exodus (12:3-11) describes the meal of lamb, unleavened bread,
and bitter herbs which the Israelites ate just prior to the Exodus.
In addition, three separate passages in Exodus (12:26-27, 13:4,
13:8) and one in Deuteronomy (6:20-21) enunciate the duty of
parents to tell the story of the Exodus to their children. We also
know that a special meal was connected with the paschal offering
which Jews of ancient times brought to the Temple in Jerusalem
on Pesach.
The meal, the symbols, and the retelling of the Exodus account
eventually became basic elements of the seder as we know it
3. When did the Seder as celebrated in modern times begin
to take shape?
Around the year 70 C.E. when the Temple in Jerusalem was
destroyed by the Romans. With the priestly paschal sacrifice and
meal no longer possible, and with the Jewish community in exile
and in ritual upheaval, a new religious service, the seder, emerged
as a means of preserving historical memory and the symbol of an-
cient traditions. The Mishnah (Pesachim 10) describes a seder
with many of the elements found in our contemporary ritual. The
Kiddush, Four Questions Exodus Story, symbolic interpretations,
Hallel Psalms, and other prayers are all mentioned as part of the
seder celebration of 1,900 years ago.
4. When do we hold Seder?
The seder is held on the eve of the 14th day of Nisan in the
Hebrew calendar, which may fall in March or April of the secular
year. Reform Jews and Jews in Israel usually hold only one seder.
Traditional Jews outside of Israel usually hold seders on each of
the first two nights of Pesach.
5. Where should the Seder be held?
It is customary to conduct the first seder in the home with the
family, relatives, and friends. In recent years, many congrega-
tions have begun to hold community seders at the temple on die
second night of Pesach for the entire congregation. There is,
however, no rigidly prescribed location for the seder.
May we hold more than two Seders?
Yes. There is no maximum. As a result, congregations, Jewish
organizations, and interfaith groups often conduct seders on
other nights of the festival. These seders serve as an additional
source of inspiration, Jewish learning, and Jewish understanding
for participants.
The order of the seder is contained in a special book called the
As the time for the seder approaches, after the house has been
cleaned and the chametz removed, be sure that your seder table
includes the following:
1. A Haggadah for each participant
2. Festival candles and candlesticks
3. A Kiddush cup and wine for the festival Kiddush
In addition, every participant should have his or her own wine
glass. We drink four cups of wine during the seder service as a
remembrance of the four promises which the Torah tells us G-d
made to our people in Egypt: I will bring you out''; I will deliver
you"; "I will redeem you"; "I will take you to me for a people."
(Exodus 6:6-7) Many Jews add a fifth cup of wine, calling to mind
the plight of Soviet and Syrian Jews and/or our commitment to
the State of Israel.
4. Elijah's cut
Jews consider Elijah to be a symbol of a potential Messianic
Age. We thus set aside a special cup as an expression of our hope
and confidence in the ultimate betterment of society.
5. Three whole matzot
Three whole matzot should be set before the leader of the seder.
Jewish custom has been that these matzot are contained in a
special three-section matzah cover.
Why three? The top and bottom matzot correspond to the two
chalot which tradition ordains for Shabbat, an extra portion for a
special day. The third piece represents the matzah which Jewish
law specifically ordains for Pesach. This third, or middle matzah
also serves as the afikoman, or dessert, which is hidden away as
the object of a search by children at the seder. Over the centuries,
the three matzot have acquired special symbolic associations.
Some say they represent the three patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac,
and Jacob. Others associate the matzot with the three categories
of Jews in ancient times, Cohen, Levite, and Israelite.
6. The seder plate
The seder plate, also placed before the leader, contains the
various symbolic foods referred to in the seder itself.
A. A roasted shankbone symbolic of the paschal offering
brought to the Temple in Jerusalem in ancient times. Many Jews
also see the shankbone as a symbol of G-d's "outstretched arm,"
helping the Jewish people in time of trouble. It is of interest to
note that the Samaritans and Falashas in the Middle East and
Africa, even today, sacrifice a lamb on Pesach.
B. Maror or bitter herbs usually a horseradish root or ro-
maine lettuce, symbolic of the bitterness our ancestors experienc-
ed as slaves in Egypt.
C. Karpas a vegetable, usually parsley, symbolic of spring
and its spirit of hope, as well as the Jews' undying faith in the
future. Any green vegetable is permitted, and many Jews use let-
tuce or celery instead of parsley.
D. A roasted egg which traditionally symbolizes the continu-
ing cycle of life. It also reminds us of the special festival offering
brought to the Temple in Jerusalem in ancient times. In addition,
there are those who see the egg as a symbol of the Jewish people's
will to survive. Just as an egg becomes harder the longer it cooks,
so the Jewish people have emerged from the crucible of persecu-
tion as a strong and living people.
E. Charoset usually a combination of apples, wine, walnuts,
and cinnamon which symbolizes the mortar that our ancestors us-
ed to make bricks in Egypt.
F. A dish of salt water symbolic of the tears our ancestors
shed in Egypt.
7. Symbolic foods for each participant
Because the seder actively involves every member of the fami-
ly, certain foods should be at each place setting.
A. A wine cup
B. Matzah
C. Maror (usually horseradish)
D. Charoset
E. Salt Water
F. Karpas (usually parsley)
G. A hard boiled egg
Beirut Clashes
Fighting between the Shi'ite
Amal militia and gunmen in
Palestinian Arab camps in Beirut
escalated recently with 18 killed
and 60 injured (Voice of Lebanon,
March 31). Amal reportedly has
been trying to prevent PLO fac-
tions from reestablishing
themselves in Beirut and south
Lebanon, and Palestinian groups,
perhaps aided by the pro-Iranian
Shi'ite Hezbollah, have sought to
increase attacks on the Israeli-
backed security zone in southern
Lebanon and on northern Israel.
Meanwhile, artillery shelling
and car bombings in Christian
areas intensified. The executive
committee of the Lebanese
Forces, the major Christian
militia, accused Syria of direct in-
volvement in the shelling "to im-
pose a unilateral solution and
hinder the use of Arab and inter-
national good offices. Syria has
sought to tighten its control over
Lebanon ... It has turned
Lebanon into a staging ground for
terrorism" (Voice of Lebanon,
March 27).
For Passover
Looking for a tasty new main
dish to serve your family during
the Passover Holiday Season? If
so, here are a few you might want
to try, from the good cooks at Em-
pire Kosher Foods.
Please note: When preparing
these recipes for Passover, be
sure that only "Kosher For
Passover" ingredients are used.
Passover Chicken Delight
1 Empire Kosher broiler chicken
(cut into eights)
8 Tbsps. margarine
Vi cup honey
'A cup lemon juice
1 16-oz. can crushed pineapple
Wash chickens under cold
water; pat dry with paper towel.
Brush chicken with 4 tablespoons
melted margarine. Place skin side
down in roasting pan. Bake at 350
degrees for 30 minutes.
Melt 4 tablespoons margarine in
sauce pan. Add honey, lemon juice
and crushed pineapple, stirring til
well mixed. Turn chicken skin side
up. Pour sauce mixture over
chicken. Continue baking 45 to 60
minutes, till done. Baste often.
Passover Roast Duck
2 Empire Kosher ducks, out in
2 medium onions, sliced
1 Tsp. salt
A Tsp. each pepper, paprika and
garlic powder
xk cup kosher rose wine
Place ducks on rack in roasting
pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 30
minutes. Remove rack and discard
fat. Place sliced onions in bottom
of roasting pan. Season duck
parts with salt, pepper, paprika
and garlic powder and return to
roasting pan, skin side up. Baste
with wine. Cover pan and bake at
325 degrees for l'A hours.
Remove cover and bake 15 to 30
minutes to brown.
CONGRESSMAN LARRY Smith (D., Florida) successfully of-
fered amendments to the Diplomatic Security Act of 1986 to im-
prove security at foreign embassies and aid in the fight against
narcoterrorism. These provisions were accepted and passed by
the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
SENATORS GARY Hart (D., Colo.) and Bennett Johnston (D.,
La.) cancelled scheduled visits to the Middle East, which were to
include a stop in Israel, after the Reagan Administration urged
that members of Congress "reassess" their travel plans to the
region. A State Department official told a press briefing for
foreign reporters that the advisory to Congressional officials was
in response to recent threats by Libyan leader Muammar Khadafy
that he would launch a wave of terrorism against Americans in
the region.
ORGANIZED CRIME will reap more than $100 billion this
year, will cost the country 400,000 jobs and will cut a typical per-
son's income by nearly $80, a presidential panel concluded.
THE UNITED STATES and Israel have begun discussion of a
multibillion dollar "Marshall Plan" for the Mideast to foster a bet-
ter climate for peace in the region, a senior State Department of-
ficial said.
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Passover The Seder Dish
The Passover table is different
because it contains a Seder dish
consisting of different elements,
each having a distinct symbolic
purpose and meaning: It com-
prises the following:
THE EGG: A hard boiled egg
slightly roasted placed on the left
of the dish represents the special
festival sacrifice offered on the
14th day of Nisan in the Temple in
conjunction with the Paschal
is a symbol of the Paschal lamb
which the Jews sacrificed on the
eve of Pesach during the days of
the Temple.
reminder of the suffering of the
Jews at the hands of the Egyp-
tians who made their lives bitter
with hard labor. This is placed in
the center of the dish. The Talmud
suggests that lettuce be used for
the bitter herb since it tastes
sweet at first and then tastes bit-
ter. Likewise the Egyptians first
honored the Israelites and then
persecuted them.
CHAROSES This is a mixture of
apples, nuts, cinnamon and wine.
It is a reminder of the clay the
Jews were given to make bricks
with and the mortar used to build
the palaces and temples or
Usually parsley, which is dipped
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into salt water and eaten. Accor-
ding to the Talmud this custom
was instituted to excite the in-
terest of the children. A further
reason given is that on the Seder
night all are in the category of
nobility who partake of hors
d'oeuvres before meal.
salt water is used into which the
vegetable is dipped. Some say that
the salt water is a reminder of the
tears that were shed by the
Israelites in Egypt.
In order to remain different
from the other festivals, the Seder
service has certain special distinct
characteristics as follows:
dinary on any other festival or
Sabbath, two loaves of bread are
placed before the head of the fami-
ly. On the Seder night, however,
we use ther matzot. Two are to
substitute for the two loaves of
bread and the third matzo is for
the purpose of observing the ritual
eating of the Matzo and for use as
the Afikomen. It has also been
suggested that the three sections
of the Jewish people Kohanim,
Leviyim and Israelites.
2. FOUR CUPS: On the two
Seder nights each person is re-
quired to partake of four cups of
wine. The first cup of wine follows
the Kiddush, as on other festive
days and Sabbaths. The second
cup is taken at the end of the first
part of the Seder. The third cup
follows the grace after the meal.
The fourth cup is drunk at the end
of the second part of the Seder.
The number four is used because
God, when sending Moses to
deliver the Hebrews, made use of
four different verbs, all of which
signified redemption.
authorities believe that instead of
four cups of wine there should
have been five cups at the Seder
table because there is another
verb in the Bible which signifies
redemption. It was therefore
decided to have the extra cup and
entitle it "the cup of Elijah" since
all unsolved problems in the
Talmud await the decision of Eli-
jah. During the service the door is
opened for the arrival of Elijah.
At one time it was usual to leave
the door open throughout the
Seder as an invitation to
strangers to enter and participate
in the Seder. In the Middle Ages
when Jews sometimes had to keep
the Seder in secret because they
feared the possibility of attack,
this practice was abandoned and
instead, the door was opened for a
moment in symbolic welcome to
the Prophet. The figure of Elijah
is especially appropriate for
Passover since in Jewish tradition
he is the herald of the Messiah and
therefore points to a future period
of perfect freedom and peace.
4. AFIKOMEN a word derived
from the Greek which originally
meant the songs, dances and
dessert which followed festive
meals. This refers to the final
piece of matzo eaten at the end of
the Seder meal and symbolizes the
last meal (the Paschal lamb) the
Israelites ate in haste prior to the
Exodus. There is the custom of
the children hiding the Afikomen
and returning it on promise of a
reward. This is simply an addi-
tional incentive to the children to
maintain their interest
throughout the Seder.
5. RECLINING The master of
the house is required to recline on
a cushion when he drinks his wine
and eats his first piece of matzo.
This posture was a symbol of
freedom and independence in an-
cient lands.
HAGGADAH meaning "tell-
ing." The Haggadah contains the
story of Pesach, read during the
Seder, in fulfillment of the Biblical
command: "And thou shalt tell
thy son on that day, saying: it is
because of that which the Lord did
for me when I came forth out of
Gold Coast
, Council
Gold Coast Council AZA recently concluded its Teen Flag Foot-
ball season. Ten teams participated in the league which included
two divisions, the Northern, comprising teams from Plantation,
Coral Springs and Boca Raton, and the Southern, composed of
teams from Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, and North Miami
Beach. Games were played each Sunday afternoon at the Jewish
Community Center in Fort Lauderdale and Temple Beth El in
The playoffs were held on Sunday, March 23. In the first game
Palmach AZA of Coral Springs was soundly defeated by B'nai
Israel AZA of Hollywood and in the game which followed Genesis
AZA of North Miami Beach won out over L'Chaim AZA of Boca
Raton. The championship game, held one week later, proved to be
a hard-fought defensive struggle. At halftime B'nai Israel had a
slim 2-0 lead but then added eight points in the second half on a
quick pass over the middle and a successful two-point conversion.
Genesis AZA, previously undefeated, staged a good comeback'-.'
fort but could manage only a single touchdown. The final swire
was B'nai Israel 10, Genesis 6, entitling B'nai Israel to its third
consecutive AZA Football Championship.
Agency Focus-
Gold Coast Council of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization is
currently gearing up for its 1986 Spring athletic leagues. A boy
Soccer League began on April 6 with games held each Sunday
afternoon at the Central Campus of Broward Community Col-
lege. Participating teams include five AZA (boys) chapters of the
BBYO from North Miami Beach, Plantation and Boca Raton as
well as a team from the JCC of Fort Lauderdale. A Soccer League
for the BBG (girls) is also being planned.
Additionally, a boys Basketball League began on April 13 with
games being held each Sunday morning at the S. Florida Raquet-
ball Club. Participating will be eight teams from North Miami
Beach, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Coral Springs
and Boca Raton.
The B'nai B'rith Youth Organization is the oldest and largest
Jewish youth group in the world and sponsors a wide variety of
athletic, social, community service, religious and cultural pro-
grams throughout the year. If you are a Jewish teen between the
ages of 14-18 and would like to join one of our BBYO chapters,
please call our offices at 581-0218 or 925-4135.
BBYO is a beneficiary of the Federatwn/UJA campaign.
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Community Calendar
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The annual Installation of Of-
ficers for the Bat Ami-Tamarac
Chapter of Hadassah will be held
Monday, May 5 at Tamarac
Jewish Center. Being installed for
the coming year are: Dorothy Pitt-
man, president; Lillian Ginsberg,
Ella Suresky. Hilda Marsden and
Sally Belfer, vice presidents; Bet-
ty Putnoy, treasurer; Dorie
Schneider, Bella Weinberg and
Mae Sommers, secretaries. In-
stalling the officers will be
regional president Mollie Lewis.
Stan Kane, newly elected Presi-
dent of the Coral Springs Area
Coalition of Jewish Organizations
has announced that, there will be a
meeting of the Coral Springs Area
Coalition at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday,
May 6 in the Community Center
Building at Mullins Park in Coral
This meeting is open to all in-
dividuals of the Jewish Communi
ty as well as organizational groups
in the Coral Springs and Quad Ci-
ty art
Since the purpose of the coali-
tion is to act as a common voice of
the Jewish community, we are
seeking new individuals to
revitalize the leadership and
management of the Organization.
Mr. Kane is also searching for ac-
tive people to help him prepare for
the 1986 Chanukah Festival.
Abbas-Arafat Links
Italian Defense Minister
Spadolini said that "we have
discovered tapes of telephone calls
from Genoa to Tunis, head-
quarters of the PLO, before the
hijacking." During the Achille
Lauro piracy Abbas told reporters
that he was acting to mediate an
end to the episode "at Mr.
Arafat's behest." Carli himself
outlined a meticulous plot Abbas
began planning 10 months before
the hijacking. Some analysts
believe it is unlikely that Abbas
did not at least consult with
Arafat, if not get his approval at
their meetings during this period.
After the hijacking Arafat told
Hungarian television that Abbas
led the PLF group loyal to him.
Arafat's top aide, Salah Kalaf
(also known as Abu Iyad) said on
Radio Monte Carlo that the PLO
"will not abandon Abu al-Abbas."
At the end of November Abbas
reportedly attended the PLO cen-
tral committee meeting in
Baghdad, chaired by Arafat.
Abbas remains a member of the
PLO executive committee, a post
to which Arafat appointed him.
Four of the suspects are in
custody. They were captured after
U.S. fighter planes forced the hi-
jackers' Egyptian airliner to land
in Sicily. The plane was en route
from Cairo, where the four had
halted the hijacking. Abbas and
another PLF official also on the
plane were allowed to leave Italy
despite U.S. protests. Italian
judges often try defendants in
absentia and the case could go to
court this summer.
Italian prosecutors asking for
an indictment against Mohammed
"Abu" Abbas and 12 other Arabs
for last October's hijacking of the
Achille Lauro cruise ship and
murder of American passenger
Leon Klinghoffer suggested that
Abbas may have acted against,
rather than with, PLO Chairman
Yasir Arafat. Genoa Deputy
Public Prosecutor Luigi Carli
charged that Abbas, head of the
Palestine Liberation Front (PLF),
staged the ship takeover to em-
barrass the more moderate
Arafat. According to the March
23 New York Times, PLO officials
recently alleged that Abbas had
shifted his loyalty away from
Arafat before the piracy.
However, just one month before
the hijacking, both Abbas and
Arafat addressed the PLF's con-
gress in Baghdad. Both praised
Iraq's position on the "Palestinian
revolution" and both attacked
Syria and Libya, which back anti-
Arafat factions of the PLO.
Compiled by Lori Ginsberg,
Federation 748-8400.
Brandeis University NWC-West
Broward Chapter: 1 p.m. Discus-
sion on, "The Price" by Arthur
Miller. 792-7505.
Temple Emanu-EI: Cantor Rita
Shore will deliver the sermon in
song based on the Songs of Songs.
Shir Hashirim. At Temple.
Sunrise Lakes Condo Associa-
tion I: 7:30 p.m. Three-act show.
Donation $4. Playhouse, 8100
Sunrise Lakes Dr. N. 742-5150.
Lauderdale Oaks: 8 p.m. Gino
Sorgi Trio plus Lois Silver.
Clubhouse, 3060 NW 47 Terr.
733-9338 or 731-7874.
Temple Beth Am-Men's Club: 8
p.m. Show. Chuck Morro and Dan-
ny Wald will present, "A Tribute
to Martin and Lewis." Tickets $5.
At Temple. 721-2710 or 974-8650.
Deborah-Lauderhill Chapter:
Noon. Meeting. Oscar Goldstein
will entertain. Castle Rec. Center,
4780 NW 22 Ct.
Brandeis University NWC-West
Broward Chapter: 9:30 a.m.
Board meeting. 473-5179.
Temple Beth Torah: 7:30 p.m.
Adult Hebrew classes. At Temple.
B'nai B'rith Women-Deerfield
Beach: 12:30 p.m. Installation of
officers. Le Club Activity Center.
WLI-Tamarac Chapter: 11 a.m.
Meeting. Italian-American Club,
W. Commercial Blvd.
Workmen'8 Circle Branch 1046:
12:30 p.m. Meeting. Sol Robinson
will speak. Laud. Lakes City Hall.
JWV-Wm. Kretchman Aux-
iliary: 1 p.m. Meeting. Cecil
Kopit, new president, will conduct
meeting. All chairpersons urged
to attend. Broward Federal, 3000
N. University Dr. 971-4986.
Dade Broward Lupus Founda-
tion: 8 p.m. Meeting. Parkway
Regional. 474-2280.
ARMDr-Col. David Marcus
Chapter: 7:30 p.m. Musical ex-
travaganza featuring a variety of
performers. Donation $10, $6, $4.
Sunrise Musical Theater, Sunrise.
B'nai B'rith Women-Tamarac
Chapter: Meeting. Italian
American Club, 6535 W. Commer-
cial Blvd.
May 3
The Broward Symphony Or-
chestra is presenting a gala con-
cert featuring the Russian cantor
and lyric tenor, Misha Alexan-
drovich, in a program of arias, at
8:15 p.m. Saturday May 30.
In celebration of Israel's 38th
birthday, Yehoshua Trigor, Israeli
Consul General, will be in atten-
dance. Conducting the Orchestra
will be Laurence Siegel.
Tickets are $7. For information
contact 475-6884. For group dis-
counts call 864-7984, collect.
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By Muriel Haskell, Director of Public Relations
high schools, temples and
afterschool programs plus a
number of adults through
eleven different matzoh making
sessions taking place from March
30 through April 20 in JCC's
Soref Hall. The matzoh ex-
perience '86 will long be
remembered by all who took part!
Why do we eat Matzoh on
Passover? That question has been
significantly answered with a real
hands-on experience plus a movie
retelling the story of the Jews
slavery in Egypt and why they left
in a hurry with no time to raise
their bread.
The classes coming in to the
Matzoh Factory were divided, half
going to see the movie, which also
shows a New York matzoh factory
in operation, and the other half
seating themselves at long tables
covered with clean white paper
and a long thin rolling pin at each
place. They change places
after .
That's the time it takes from
the mixing of the dough (it's flour
and water only) to the rolling-into
a large pancake size circle, to the
piercing with a fork, to the hang-
ing of the dough circle on a long
thin stick, to its journey to the
oven and its baking in there under
a minute!
Each participant gets his finish-
ed matzoh to take home with a
warning from Rabbi Denburg not
to eat it at the Seder because it
was not sufficiently supervised,
though it may be used as part of
the Afikomen to be hidden.
Both Rabbi Denburg and Rabbi
Beston who are active in their
own Lubovitcher congregation in
Coral Springs are "educators" for
Synagogue Inverrary-Chabad
which co-sponsored the Matzoh
Factory with JCC. The rabbis are
sent out into the community to
present various programs of
education for the Congregation.
What can we say about the Mat-
zoh experience?
Sandy Lobel joins the JCC staff
as director of Membership
Development and as coordinator
for Singles Activities. Having
worked successfully with
numerous groups of people during
the past seven years, she is well-
equipped to handle both
assignments, with many plans on
her drawing boards for both pro-
spective member and "singles"
Lobel comes to the East Coast
of Florida from the West .
namely, Marco Island. She was
associated with James Brooks
Productions, Inc. as meeting plan-
ner for convention groups. The
company, based in Miami, booked
all kinds of programs and enter-
tainment as well as arranging a
variety of large group functions.
While in Marco, Lobel devoted a
good deal of time towards the
establishment of a viable Jewish
community. She was a founding
member of the island's Jewish
Communtiy Center, led High Holi-
day services there as a volunteer
and implemented many other pro-
grams of religious significance.
Born and raised in Wilmington,
Delaware, Lobel was a Dean's
List Scholar at the University of
Delaware where she earned a
Bachelor of Science degree. After
graduating she worked at the
Wilmington JCC where she was
Unit Head, Counselor and a week-
ly religious class instructor.
Before moving to Florida in 1979,
she was an elementary grades
teacher in the Wilmington schools
and was also a Hebrew School
teacher during that period.
Lobel was coordinator of
Florida's West Coast Alumni
Association of the U. or Delaware
and was one of the two class
representatives invited to the
1985 Commencement by the
president of the University. Lobel
was named as an "Outstanding
Young Woman of America" by
the organization of the same name
in 1982. She has great interest in
Israel, has visited the country and
would love to go again, she says.
.. Denburg and Biston, to be
exact, led close to 1000 children
from Jewish parochial schools,
JCC's Festival of the year, the
celebration of the 38th anniver-
sary of the establishment of the
State of Israel, will be held on
Sunday, May 18, on the Center
Campus. The day, planned to
begin at 10:30, will have attrac-
tions for every member of the
family, according to David
Surowitz, the Center's assistant
Executive Director.
This year several major pro-
grams to celebrate the big event
will take place in advance of the
day, namely:
Five cantors in the area will ap-
pear in a concert at the Center
Thursday, May 5 at 7:45 p.m.
Among the Cantor's performing
are Cantors Bella Bogart of
Ramat Shalom, Richard Brown of
Bat Yam and Nancy Hausman of
Beth Orr. Their program will in-
clude Israeli, Yiddish and contem-
porary selections.
JCC's now famous group with a
cast of close to 60 will pertorm ai
the Center, Tuesday May 13, 7:45
and on Thursday May 15 at 1:30
p.m. Now in existence over three
years, the group, led by Hollie
Berger, is known for its fine ren-
ditions of Israel, Yiddish and
English songs in addition to their
effective way with the Broadway
classics. Ticket prices for all three
concerts are nominal. Tickets may
be purchased at the Center.
Are you over 55? Are you
athletic? Like to play card/parlor
indoor games? There's something
for everyone in the Maccabiah
(lames which begin Monday May
12 and conclude with great
ceremony and award presenta-
tions on the big day Sunday May
18. Entry forms available at the
Center Some competitions you
might enter Bridge Checkers
Scrabble Billiards Canasta
Gin Tennis Shuffleboard
Horseshoes Relay Races
Swim Events Basketball
Baseball Football Throws ..
and more. The games are spon-
sored by International Medical
Centers and offer free T-shirts to
all who enter. Refreshments, too!
The JCC is a major beneficiary
agency of the Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale, receiv-
ing funds from the annual United
Jewish Appeal campaign.
Owen and Marine Adler and Jeanne and Marty Dishowitz make
a "good looking" table at the gala reception following the Robert
Klein/Lainie Kazan show at Sunrise Theatre in April. Marine
Adler and Marty Dishowitz are two of the JCC Board's newest

Sarah Slonk, (Snow White), Henry Pavony, (the Prince) and Ruth
Sherz, (The Queen) in costume and rehearsing for Roe and Jack
Fishman's imaginative and delightful Yiddish production of
'^Shnay Vyse und de Zibben Groysek Pitchenkeh Mentshaiach".
The show opens Saturday evening, May 3 for 6 thrilling perfor-
Sol Messer as the Robot in mances at Plantation High School. Call for tickets and schedule
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1. "A Walking Tour of Jerusalem"
2. "Legends of the Western Wall"
3. "The Gates and Walls of Jerusalem"
4. "Life in Meah Shearim (In Yiddish)"
5. "Jerusalem: Problems and Prospects"
6. "Going Up: Jerusalem & Aliyah"
7. "Arab, Christian & Jewish Holy Places
in Jerusalem (In Hebrew)"
8. "Jerusalem Coins Reveal History"

Page 14 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale/Friday, April 25, 1986
Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

Lesli Reinstein, daughter of
Pearl and Joel Reinstein, will
celebrate her Bat Mitzvah at the
Friday night May 2 service at
Temple Beth Israel, Sunrise. Joel
is a past president of the Jewish
Julie Fassberg, daughter of
Lois and Sidney Fassberg,
celebrated her Bat Mitzvah at the
Friday April 18 service at Temple
Beth Israel, Sunrise.
The Bar Mitzvah of Scott
Frieser, son of Carol and Paul
Frieser, was celebrated on Satur-
day April 19 at Beth Israel. Paul
serves on the Boards of the JCC
and Federation.
Kimberlee Ann Urbanski,
daughter of Janice Urbanski of
Coral Springs, and Henry Urban-
ski of Connecticut, became at Bat
Mitzvah celebrant on Saturday
April 19 at Temple Beth Am,
The Sabbath services of the in-
termediary days of Passover,
Saturday April 26, Temple Beth
Am will celebrate the Adult
Bar/Bat Mitzvahs of Rona Katz,
Bernard Rudin, Lillian Rudin,
Ruth Schwartz and Sheila
The B'nai Mitzvah of Bethany
Hickman, daughter of Sandra
and David Snyder, and Brett
Negin, son of Fran and Fred
Negin, will be celebrated at the
Saturday April 26 service at Tem-
ple Beth Orr, Coral Springs.
A Diversified Jewish Quiz
1- Of all the Hebrew Classics
which is the most read, most
handled and the most loved?
2- How many wives did Jacob
3- What is Ladino?
4- What Biblical figure was call-
ed "The Sweet Singer of Israel?"
5- Thomas Mann wrote four
novels (A Tetralogy) called,
"Joseph and his Brothers." What
are they?
6- What is made of silver and is
part of the ornamentation of the
7- What does "Kayn ayn ahora"
8- What religious sect claims to
be the real heirs to the Mosaic
9- Who is the present Chief Rab-
bi of Great Britain?
10- What is the Hebrew term
for an ignorant person?
1- The Siddur (Prayer book) a
vibrantly living source book of the
Jewish Faith's eternal word of
2-Four; Leah, Rachel, Billah
and Zilpah.
3- A mixture of.Spanish, Arabic,
Turkish and Greek, spoken by
Sephardic Jews.
4- King David.
5- The Tales of Jacob, Young
Joseph, Joseph in Egypt and
Joseph the Provider.
6- The Keter Torah (Crown of
the Torah).
7- "Without the evil eye" a
superstitious expression intended
to ward off a jinx or demon when
some one indulges in excessive
praise or boasting.
8- The Samaritans.
9- Dr. Immanuel Jakobovits.
10- Am Ha-aretz.
Temple News
On Saturday, May 3, Temple
Kol Ami, 8200 Peters Road in
Plantation, will be holding its An-
nual Dream Auction. Dream Auc-
tion '86 has many exciting items
to bid on: Celebrity scripts and
donated items from Robert Red-
ford, Dr. Ruth, Charles Bronson,
Neil Diamond, Bob Hope and
many Others. There are weekends
at some of Florida's most elegant
resort hotels; Dinners at some of
South Florida's finest restaurants
and many other items such as Fur-
niture, Stocks, Bedding, etc.
There will be a Silent Auction at
6:30 p.m. and the Auction itself
begins at 8 p.m. A $5 admission
charge includes a light dinner. Do
not miss this exciting evening.
For more information call the
Temple office at 472-1988.
Newswire Florida
ACCORDING TO the January survey of 600 adult Floridians
by the Maryland-based Hamilton and Staff Firm: 85 percent
agree that if everyone in the United States wore seat belts, "it
would save a significant number of lives." Seventy-one percent
say that if seat belts were the law, they'd wear them. Thirty-four
percent say they always wore seat belts when driving or riding.
Thirty-seven percent think a seat belt would be a violation of their
personal rights; 60 percent disagree.
STATE SENATOR Jim Scott (R., Ft. Lauderdale) announced
his "Condo Insurance Bill," which would require prior approval
from the Department of Insurance for any rate increase in liabili-
ty coverage on the common elements of a condominium's proper-
ty. Current procedures allow a condominium association to pro-
test a rate increase only after the costs are in effect.
CHERYL AND Stephen Leirine as
chairmen, will host in their home,
860 E. Tropical Way, Plantation,
the Temple Kol Ami Israel Bond
Wine and Cheese Reception, on
May k, at 7:30 p.m. The event will
honor (pictured) Paula and Mat-
thew Carr. The guest speaker will
be Robert Mayer Evans, foreign
correspondent and Middle East ex-
pert. RSVP by April SO.
Yom HaShoa
Event May 6
Continued from Page 1
glass menorah, created in memory
of the Holocaust, was donated to
the Fort Lauderdale Jewish Com-
munity Center by Joseph and
Esther Milgrom. Each of the six
candles, representing the six
million Jews murdered during the
Holocaust, will be lit by a
Holocaust survivor accompanied
by a member of the Second
Generation, children of survivors.
Highlighting the program will
be guest speaker George Katz-
man who, while serving in an in-
telligence and reconnaissance
platoon under the command of
General George S. Patton, Jr.,
took part in the liberation of a
number of Nazi death camps and
the subsequent rescue of Jewish
children. That experience
brought him into contact with
the Israeli Haganah, of which he
is an honorary member. Today,
Katzman serves on the Board of
the Southeast Florida Interna-
tional University and is a lec-
turer on the Nazi death camps.
Dignitaries and legislators on
all levels of government city,
county, state and federal are
expected to attend, and proclama-
tions from the country and state
will be read.
For further information, con-
tact Debra Roshfeld at the Jewish
Federation (748-8400) or Rabbi
Paul Plotkin at Temple Beth Am
Candlelighting Times
>r. 25 6:31 p.m.
fay 2 7:34 p.m.
lay 16
Benediction upon Kindling the
Sabbath Lights
Blessed art Thou, 0 Lord our G-d,
King of the universe, who hast
sanctified us by Thy command-
ments and commanded us to kin-
dle the Sabbath light.
LEO AND SONIA WEISSMAN were recently honored by the
State of Israel Bonds for their hard work and dedication. They
were presented with the Israel Freedom Award. Co-chairing the
event were Murray Seiden and Al Levin. Pictured, from left, Leo
and Sonia Weissman and Dr. Jerry Meister, Director of the In-
stitute for Inter-Religious Studies at Bar Ilan University in
Federal Savings, Lyons Road and Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek. Ser-
vices: Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. Rabbi Josiak Derby. Cantor Sydaey
TAMARAC JEWISH CENTER (721-7660), 9101 NW 67th St, Tamarac, 33321.
Services: Sunday through Friday 8:30 a.m., 6 p.m. Late Friday service 8 p.m. Satur-
day 8:46 am. Rabbi Kart P. Stoat. Cantor P. Hillel Brnauaer.
TEMPLE BETH AHM (431-6100), 9730 Stirling Road, Hollywood. 33024. Services
daily 8 a.m.; Sabbath 8 p.m., Sabbath morning 8:46 a.m. Rabbi Avraham Kapnek.
Cantor Stuart Kanas.
TEMPLE BETH AM (974-8660), 7205 Royal Palm Blvd., Margate, 33063. Services:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m., 5 p.m. Friday late service 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.,
5 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m., 6 p.m. Rabbi Paul Plotkin. Rabbi Eateritus, Dr. Soloatoa
Geld. Castor Irving Grossman.
TEMPLE BETH ISRAEL (742-4040). 7100 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise. 33313.
Services: Monday through Thursday 8 a.m., 6:30 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.;
Saturday 6:30 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m., 5:30 p.m. Rabbi Albert N. Tray. Caator
Blvd.. Deei-field Beach. 33441. Services: Sunday through Friday 8:30 a.m., 6 p.m.
Friday late service 8 p.m.; Saturday 8:46 a.m., and at candlelighting time. Rabbi
Joseph Laacar, Caator Shabtal Ackeraua.
TEMPLE B'NAI M08HE (942-6380), 1434 SE 3rd St., Pompano Beach, 33060.
Services: Friday 8 p.m. Caator Jekadah Heilbraaa.
TEMPLE SHA'ARAY TZEDEK 741-0296), 4099 Pine Island Rd.. Sunrise, 33321.
Services: Sunday through Friday 8 a.m., 5 p.m.; Late Friday service 8 p.m.; Satur-
day 8:46 a.m.. 6 p.m. Caator Jack Marebaat.
TEMPLE SHOLOM (942-6410), 132 SE 11 Ave.. Pompano Beach, 33060. Services:
Monday through Friday 8:46 a.m., evenings: Monday through Thursday at 5 p.m.,
Friday evening at 8. Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. Rabbi Samnsl April. Caator
Raaald Graaar.
Blvd., Margate, 33063. Services: Sunday through Friday 8:16 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Late
Friday service 8 p.m. Saturday 8:46 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Rabbi Natbaa Zeleadeb. Caa-
tor Jeel Cnhen.
Lauderhill. 38313. Services: Sunday through Friday 8:30 a.m., 5:80 p.m.; Saturday
8:46 am Rabbi Israel Halpera.
Ssrvfcea: at Banyoo Lakes Condo Clubhouse. 6060 Bailey Rd., Tamarac, Friday at 6
p.m., Saturday 8:46 a.m. Charles B. Frier. Prinliil
TEMPLE OHEL B'NAI RAPHAEL (733-7684), 4361 W. Oakland Park Blvd.,
Lauderdale Lakes, 33813. Services: Sunday through Thuraday 8 a.m., 6 p.m., Friday
8 am, 6 p.m., Saturday 8:46 a.ra., 6 p.m. Caator Paal Stmart.
SYNAGOGUE OF INVERRARY CHABAD (748-1777), 4661 N. Univeraity Dr.,
Lauderhill. Services: Sunday through Friday 6:46 a.m, 8 a.m., 5:16 p.m., Saturday 9
a.m., 5:30 p.m. Stady groans: Maa, Sanders following services; Woatea.
Taasany. 8 p.. Rabbi Area Lisbenaaa.
YOUNG ISRAEL OF DEERFIELD BEACH (421-1367). 1880 W. Hillaboro Blvd..
Deerfield Beach, 33441. Services: Sunday through Friday 8 a.m. and sundown.
Saturday 8:46 a.m. and sundown.
Stirling Rd.. Fort Lauderdale. 33312. Services: Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m
and sundown; Saturday, 9 a.m., sundown; Sunday 8 a.m., sundown. Rabbi Edward
CONGREGATION MIDGAL DAVID 72*3683), 8676 W. McNab Rd., Tamarac,
33321. Services: Daily 8 a.m.; mincha 6 p.m.; Saturday 8:45 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. Rab-
bi Caaba Schneider Congregation president: Herman Fleischer.
RAMAT SHALOM (472-3600), 11801 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, 33826. Ser-
vices: Friday, 8:15 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Rabbi Elliot Skiddcll. Caator Bella
TEMPLE BETH ORR <75*8232X 2161 Rrraraida Dr., Coral Springs. 38066. Ser-
vices: Friday 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. Rabbi Jsrrold M. Levy. Caator Naacy
Vw2^-2^' 206 W K*"*00" *. Daarfiald Baa h. 88441, Friday 8 p.m.
Rabbi Natbaa H. Flak. Cantor Merria Levtoaaa. ^ F
TE MPLE EMANU-EL (781-2810), 824S W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes,
S^wJIfT^y.r^ 8:16 P m ; Saturday, only on holidays or celebration of Bar
Ba! Mitrrah. Rabbi Jeffrey Ballon. Caator Rita Share.
TEMPLE EOL AM (472-1988), 8200 Peter. Rd., Plantafcon. 88824. Sarvicea: Fri-
day 8:16 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. Rabbi SbaMaa J. Harr Caator Pane Carbara.
day right terries, to-toemonthry at Calvary Praabyterian Church, 8960 Coconut
Crk Parkway. Rabbi Braes 8. Warafcal. CsntarBattan ateaarta.
TEMPLE BAT YAM (661-6808), MeGaw Hall, 1400 N. Federal Hwy. (adjacent to
Second Presbyterian Church), Ft Lauderdale, 38304. Service: Weekly on Friday
evenings at 8 p.m. Caator Richard Brawn.

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The Hebrew Day School
of Fort Lauderdale
6501 W. Sunrise Blvd. Plantation, Florida 33313 (305)583-6100
Continued from Page 1
as well as enrichment activities.
The Day School also offers an integrated cur-
riculum of Judaic experiences, Hebrew language
designed to create a generation of informed, in-
telligent citizens, cognizant of the Jewish
heritage and proud of its history and value.
"Our philosophy is carried out by the efforts of
a specialized staff in each department, totally
dedicated to the individual growth of each and
every child," stated Fran Merenstein, Day School
director. "Most important, all of our teachers
care about their students. Each teacher is cer-
tified by the State of Florida. Hebrew teachers
are licensed through the Central Agency for
Jewish Education," Merenstein added.
The school's broad range of programs include
classes for three-year-olds and pre-kindergarten;
kindergarten, elementary level and as of 1982, a
middle school.
"In 1985-86, approximately 210 students
received their education from the Hebrew Day
School," Schwartz stated.
"With the completion of our new facility, many
more students will be able to reap the benefits of
a general studies program combined with a
Judaic-Hebrew one.'
For information or registration information for
the coming year, contact the Hebrew Day School
at 583-6100.
The Hebrew Day School is a major beneficiary
agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Fort
Lauderdale receiving funds from its annual
United Jewish Appeal Campaign.
CJF Campaign Directors Institute
THE HEBREW DAY SCHOOL of Fort Lauderdale was for-
tunate enough to have puppeteer Marilyn Price of Chicago Per-
form. Mrs. Price did several workshops in the Fort Lauderdale
area. Helping Mrs. Price (right) during the show was Alec
Rosengart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Effrat. The Hebrew Day
School is a major beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale receiving funds from the Annual
United Jewish Appeal Campaign.
NEW YORK, N.Y. Over 60
Federation Campaign Directors
and their associates throughout
North America recently attended
a Campaign Directors Institute
helu under the auspices of the
Council of Jewish Federations.
The purpose of the annual In-
stitute is to provide an opportuni-
ty for exchange of information
and professional expertise and op-
portunities for growth and profes-
sional development.
Chairman of the Institute for
1985-86 was Alan Engel, Cam-
paign Director of the Allied
Jewish Federation of Denver, and
Chairman of the Program Com-
mittee was Laurence Rubinstein,
Campaign Director of the Federa-
tion of Jewish Agencies of
Greater Philadelphia.
Pursuing the overall theme of
campaign management, the In-
stitute covered concepts of plann-
ing and marketing; uses of
technology, computers,
telemarketing and mass com-
munications, and the 1986-87
campaign plan of the United
Jewish Appeal. The Institute also
included a session on personnel
management of professional lay
leadership and a series of mini
paper on new and innovative ideas
instituted at a number of
The keynote speaker at the
Opening Session on "Marketing
the Annual Federation Cam-
paign" was Philip Levine of Rand
Levine, Inc., of New York. The
respondent for that session was
Nicholas Simmonds, Public Rela-
tions Director of the Greater
Miami Jewish Federation.
Chairperson, WECARE
The Broward National Con-
ference of Christians and Jews
will sponsor its fourth Youth
Human Relations Workshop Sun-
day, April 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 8
p.m. at the Holiday Inn Con-
ference Center, 1711 North
University Drive, Plantation.
The workshop, bringing
together high school students of
different racial, religious and
ethnic backgrounds, will provide
an atmosphere of positive interac-
tion in an effort to create an
awareness and understanding of
differences as well as values held
in common.
The first part of the workshop
will focus on "Traditions of Life
Cycles" and will be led by
members of the clergy and
educators representing 'the
Catholk, Jewish and Protestant
faiths. The second half of the pro-
gram, led by trained adult leaders
with various professional
backgrounds, will be devoted to
workshops on developing self-
esteem and communication skills.
Full scholarships, including sup- -
per, are provided for all par-
ticipants by the Broward National
Conference of Christians and
Jews. Interested students may
call the NCCJ office at 749-4454
for application blanks.
The National Conference of
Christians and Jews is a non-
sectarian human relations
organization dedicated to
eradicating prejudice and
discrimination and to strenghten-
ing our pluralistic society through
promoting understanding and
respect among all groups.
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be richly blessed with
contentment and happy hearts.
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