The Jewish Floridian of greater Ft. Lauderdale

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The Jewish Floridian of greater Ft. Lauderdale
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Jewish Floridian
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Miami, Fla

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Vol. 3, no. 7 (Apr. 5, 1974)-
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Issue for Jan. 9, 1976 called v.4, no. 27 but constitutes v.5, no. 1; issue for July 7, 1989 called v.18, no. 11 but constitutes v.18, no. 13.

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he Jewish FLORIDI AN
OF GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE
. 13 Number 24
Fort Lauderdale, Florid* Friday, July 27, 1964
Price 35 Cents
Ferraro avid Israel
supporter in Congress
[ashington (JTA, -
iGeraldine Ferraro (D.NY1.
[was selected by former Vice
lident Walter Mondale as his
Lag mate in his campaign
[the Presidency, is one of
h's most avid supporters in
jress.
Eondale announced the selec-
the 48-year old mother of
as the first woman
ite for Vice President of a
party in Minneapolis. He
oke precedent by naming
,-,. for Vice President
,his official nomination by
[Democratic national conven-
I July 18 in San Francisco.
n, who represents a
in New York City.
^_ of Queens, has voted
[percent in favor of Israel
her six years in
iss. She is among the first
n any bill supporting
including the current
measures to move the U.S.
Embassy from Tel Aviv to
Jerusalem and to create a free
trade area between Israel and
the United States.
This spring she visited Israel.
Ferraro is the chairman' of the
platform committee of the
Democratic national convention
which has recommended a
strong pro-Israel plank, includ-
ing a pledge to move the U.S.
Embassy to Jerusalem.
Ms. Ferraro has strong ties
with the Jewish community in
her district and is considered
sensitive to Jewish issues.
The selection of Ferraro may
help counteract the damage in
the Jewish community to the
Mondale campaign caused by
the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
Mondale said that he could not
select Jackson as his Vice Presi-
dential running mate because of
the deep differences between
them.
Mondale, in naming Ferraro,
said that although the choice
had been difficult at first, it
became easy because of the
basic message he wanted to
stress in the upcoming
campaign against President
Reagan, "We must go into the
future together as one indi-
visible community," he said.
"America is not just for some of
us America is for everyone
who works hard and contributes
to our blessed country."
Ferraro. who was
accompanied by her husband,
also stressed this theme.
"American history is about
doors being opened, doors of
opportunity for everyone no
matter who you are as long as
you are willing to earn it," she
said.
David Krantz to lead
Community Misssion
Governor Graham receives the Silver Medal of Yad Vaehem from
Ea Zborowski, chairman of the American Society for Yad Vashem.
Gov. Graham receives
Israel's Yad Vashem Medal
pavid E. Krantz. a member of
Board of Directors of the
fish Federation of Greater
Lauderdale. and president
|the Tamarac Jewish Center-
nple Reth Torah. will lead
Federations Community
hon to Israel leaving Oct.
|miunced Rrian Sherr, UJA
ml campaign chairman for
"") campaign
|tanu, also known as the
piper of Tamarac," has
Tamarac's UJA
fl> for the past five
He has also chaired
"us Israel Bond and
National Fund
""to is a past councilman
David E. Krantz
tor tne City of Tamarac, and an
avid lecturer to many B'nai
B'rith groups and Temple Men's
Clubs and Sisterhoods.
Krantz adds, "A mission to
Israel is so important because it
bonds the people of Israel to the
people of the U.S. It lets them
know that there are people
many thousands of miles away
that are aware of their situation,
and want to help in any way
they can."
The 15-day, 13-night mission
will be limited to 40 parti-
cipants. Information and details
about this exciting mission can
be had by calling the Federation
Missions office at 748-8400.
At a recent meeting at
Temple Israel, Miami, with a
delegation of Florida Jewish
leaders and officers of the
newly-formed Florida Society of
Yad Vashem. Governor Bob
Graham was presented with the
Silver Medal of Yad Vashem,
Israel's Remembrance and
Holocaust Authority situated on
the Mount of Remembrance in
Jerusalem.
The presentation was made
by Eli Zborowski, chairman of
the American Society for Yad
Vashem, who came from New
York to represent the Jerusalem
institution founded by the
Law of the Knesset in 1963.
The Governor accepted the
Honorary Chairmanship of the
Florida Society. In accepting
the award and upon assuming
his new post in the organization,
Gov. Graham who visited
Yad Vashem on two occasions
pledged his efforts to
advance the meaning of what
Yad Vashem symbolizes.
"There is a great need to
educate all fair-minded people,
Christians and Jews," he said,
"on the significance of the
tragedy of the six million and to
take all educational steps to
insure against its repetition
anywhere, against any minority-
Yad Vashem will stand forever
aa the symbol of that tragedy
and will serve, in a sense, aa the
inspiration for people every-
where to foster remembrance
activities throughout the world,
so that similar tragedies will be
averted."
isha B' Av-Destruction to tragedy to the anticipation of redemption
By
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Director of Education
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Temple by the Romans more
than 800 years later in 70 CE.
Tradition assigns Tisha B'Av
that day on which the genera-
tion of Israelites which had left
Egypt were decreed to die in the
desert, while a new generation
of free men would enter the
Promised Land.
Tisha B'Av marks as well the
fall of the fortress of Beitar to
the Romans in the year 135 CE,
symbolizing the crushing of the
revolt of Bar Kochba against
Roman dominance. But a year
later, it waa to mark the
Klowing up of the Temple
lount by the Romans and the
establishment of a Roman
temple on the site.
Nor waa tragedy to ceaee in
the centuries that followed. The
prayers of mourning aaid on
Tiaha B'Av, the kinot.' refer to
the burning of 24 cart loads of
the Talmud in Parie in 1242 and
the destruction of scores of
communities during the
Crusades. Tradition dates the
expulsion of the Jewiah com-
munity of Spain, in 1498. after
centuries of a "Golden Age" of
Jewiah life and culture in that
land, to the day of Tiaha B'Av.
Traditional Jewiah law and
custom concretize the feelings of
foriding and anguish that inten-
sify during the three week
period proceeding Tisha B'Av
that marked the increasing
destruction of both the First
and Second Temples. From the
17th day of Tammuz, of the
proceeding month, to Tisha
B'Av, the three week period is
marked by the avoidance of
joyous occasions (such aa
wedding) and of those acts
which would require the "she
hechiyanu' blessing over some-
thing new and enjoyable
The prophetic portions read in
the synagogue speak of moral
degradation, and the punish-
ment that must inevitably
follow. In the nine days imme-
diately pieceeding the fast day,
it is customary to avoid meat or
wine. Indeed the very last meal
on the afternoon of Tiaha B'Av
is on of austerity and
deprivation.
On the eve of Tiaha B'Av, the
curtain of the Ark ia removed,
aa if the very counenance of
God were veiled and hidden and
the universe empty of His
Presence. The synagogue is
usually in semi-darkness, lit
only by candles, while the book
of lament at i"", recounting the
destruction by the Babylonians,
ia chanted in dirge-like fashion
by the worshippers seated on
low benches or the floor itself.
The symbolism is that of an
individual mourner grieving
over the loes of a loved one.
Fasting and in mourning, we re-
experience the tragedy of our
people, and relive it aa if it were
happening to ourselves.
At the morning service, the
worshippers do not don the
tallit or tefillin. which are
considered aa ornamenta of
pride, beauty and glory. The
Book of Lamentations is read
once again, and mourning
Continued on Page IS


The Jewish FToridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Friday, July 27, 1984
A legend for lovers
:
AMUKA. ISRAEL You
would need a very large map of
Israel to show Amuka. There is
no settlement there, no village.
But you will be able to find it. if
you believe in miracles. For
Amuka is said to be the source
of many miracles, and the
reason that Orthodox Jews
travel from all across the world
to come here.
To reach Amuka you must
circumvent the city of Safed in
the Galilee. Israels north, and
find the road that leads to Rosh
Pina. Then take the opposite
direction along a narrow road
twisting and turning through
fragrant pine forests.
Arrows thoughtfully provided
by believers will lead you
towards the mountain summit.
There you will come upon a
deep valley and see a lonely
grave at the bottom. You have
found Amuka.
It is the grave of Rabbi
Jonathan Ben Uzziel, bom in
the first century BCE, Rabbi
Hillel's most outstanding pupil.
Rabbi Jonathan translated the
Prophets into Aramaic, and it is
said that a Heavenly Voice was
heard demanding to know who
it was that had revealed his
mysteries to man. Rabbi
Jonathan answered that he had
done so, "not for the sake of
personal honor, but in order
that disputes shall not multiply
in Israel."
And that's not all. It is said
that the words of Torah were so
sweet on the lips of Rabbi
Jonathan that bands of angels
gathered overhead to listen.
How this learned man came
to occupy a revered place in the
minds and hearts of many
Orthodox Jews so that his grave
site would be a destination of
hundreds of pilgrimages, is a
story in itself.
It seems that because the
Rabbi married very late in life,
he and his wife were unable to
fulfill the commandment. "Be
fruitful and multiply. To
compensate, he told his disciples
on his deathbed that anyone
who fervently wished to marry
should pray at his tomb and
their petition would be granted
within a year.
I visited Amuka after a
young Australian told me in
Jerusalem, "I have been want-
ing to marry for several years,
but somehow it never happened.
Then I prayed at Amuka and
two days later I was introduced
to the young lady who will be
my wife before the end of the
year." He believes it is a miracle
made possible by his visit to
Rabbi Ben Uzziel's tomb.
Who knows? It's happened
enough times for the legend to
develop. Another example. A
few years ago, a young girl
praying for a husband here
forgot her prayer book at the
tomb. It contained her name
and address. A young man
found it. sought her out, and
you can guess the happy
ending. Marriage by miracle or
Jews in the Olym pics
LOS ANGELES (JTA> -
The name of Olympic fame
(Munich. 1972) of Jewish
American swimmer Mark Spitz
is well-known, but who was the
first American Jewish Olympic
gold medal winner?
I He was jumper Myer
Prinstein according to "Jews in
i the Olympics" exhibition.
Prinstein won a gold medal in
the triple jump and a silver in
the running broad jump in Paris
in 1900.
The international exhibition
documenting the achievements
of Jews in sports is a project of
the Southern California Jewish
Historical Society. A com-
memorat and medal
are available Call 213-852-1234.
coincidence? Since then, you'd
be surprised how many single
men and women forget their
prayer books with their names
and addresses at the tomb.
Although it is very early,
people are already praying there
a yeshiva boy in his teens,
and a family that has come
especially from New York to
pray for a husband for Rivka.
20. Rivka's father has curled
pais dangling in front of his ears
and her mother wears a sheitel.
a wig. Rivka's eyes are closed,
her forehead touches the cool
stone of the tomb
"01 course I believe the
legend." Rivka said later,
surprised at such a question
"Why else would we have come
from New York? I know so
many friends who were married
within a year of praying at
Amuka how can you not
believe?" Rivka's younger sister
is also praying for Rivka and
perhaps also for her own
chances.
Young Orthodox Jews desinng marriage pray at the grave of Rabbi
Jonathan Ben Uzziel at Amuka, Israel, that it will happen for
them. Legend has it that such prayers there work.
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Israel's trade deficit down
w
Israel's dollar reserve plunges
liS during the first six
of this year was 23
lower than during the
[ of lat year, according
~- released by the
Bureau of Statistics
5^ showed that the
trade deficit had risen by 40
percent in April-June compared
with January-March this yaw,
but the 40 percent increase was
due to seasonal factors. If these
were discounted, the trade
deficit actually registered only a
slight decrease, the CBS said
The excess of imports over
exports in April-June totalled
767 million compared with 1633
million the previous quarter.
Last month's deficit was $238
million, down $6 million from
June 1963. Imports in April-
June totalled 12 billion, as they
did in January March, but
exports fell by 18 percent last
quarter.
mcil of Jewish Federations to reopen office in Israel
YORK, NY. The
0f Directors of tne
0f Jewish Federation
Broved the reopening of
JF office in Israel to
t ,he relationship
en North American Jewish
Com and Israel and to
specific service functions
,member Federations.
nmunication and interac-
[between North American
rttion leaders and Israeli
9 has increased dramatic-
_! the past few years." said
[president Martin E. Citrin
I Detroit in announcing
Mishment of the new office.
[have come to realize that
lbs in almost all segments
iciety are, for the most part,
Sfomied and unaware
ding the North American
ish Federation movement,
ding its agenda, services,
ophy. community
nization and problem-
approaches This has
the effectiveness of
and cooperation
ieen the two communities,
[expect that the reopening of
I CJF Israel office will usher
la rich new era of Israel-
ppora relations."
_.ni Schwartz. CJF Execu-
Vice President, announced
Martin Kraar. executive
president. Jewish Federa-
i of St. Louis, will serve as
ttor General of the CJF
el Office.
addition to being the
lor General of the CJF
Office, Kraar will also
the additional titles of
ctor General of the CJF
Operations and Asso-
I Director of CJF, reflecting
\ duties in the U.S. as well as
and his "interface" with
. an Jewish communities
| other overseas Jewish ann-
uities on behalf of CJF.
[1 see this new challenge as
[opportunity to make a major
mtion to the field, and to
t my family with a unique
nee." Kraar said. "The
">g of the CJF Israel
jn exciting and historic
r North American
Scheduled to open this Fall.
the CJF Israel office will begin
as a three-year pilot project.
The Council of Jewish
Federations is the association of
200 Federations, Welfare Funds
and Community Councils which
serve nearly 800 communities
embracing a Jewish population
of more than 6.7 million in the
U.S. and Canada.
Established in 1932, the
Council serves as a national
instrument to strengthen the
work and the impact of Jewish
Federations through leadership
in developing programs to meet
changing needs in the Jewish
community; through the
exchange of successful expe-
riences to assure the most effec-
tive community service; through
establishing guidelines for fund
raising and operation; and
through joint national planning
and action on common purposes
dealing with local, regional,
national and international needs.
The Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale it a
member of the Council of Jewish
Federations.
TEL AVIV (JTA) Israel's
dollar reserves fell by 1360
million in June, largely as a
result of heavy purchases of
foreign currency by the public
fearful of further devaluations of
the Shekel.
The Shekel was devalued by
17.2 percent last month and now
stands at an official rate of
236.40 to $1. The black market
rate over the Jury 4 weekend,
stood at 360 Shekels to tl.
The government is expected
to take an "overnight loan"
from foreign sources, the
Jerusalem Post reported, so that
when official statistics are
released later, the foreign
currency situation will not
appear too bad.
The public rushed to buy
dollars and other foreign
currency before the Shekel sank
so low as to put them out of
reach. The buying spree was
financed in part by the govern-
ment's injection of 40 billion
Shekels (about $169 million)
into the economy in June and
pertly by the conversion of
some 26 billion Shekels (6106
million) of private assets into
dollars.
According to Treasury
figures, total monetary infusion
by the government between
January and June, 1984 was 190
percent higher in reel terms
than in the same period of 1983.
The excess government spend-
ing over revenue the national
deficit waa about 280 percent
higher.
Women's Division Leadership Mission
Plans are being finalized for a
national Women's Division
Leadership Mission to Hungary
and Israel from Sept. 9 to 21.
Women from all over the
country will visit the Jewish
section in Budapest and tour
the second largest shul in the
world. While in Israel, Mission
participants will meet with
leading politicians and have
dinner with prominent Israeli
women in the field of the arts,
politics, and other professions.
For information contact the
Federation Missions office at
748-8400.
Students at the Jewish High School of South Florida
enjoy the "hands on" experience of worhing and
learning with the British-made computers they use in
their computer science class.
Jewish High School adds robots
to computer studies
Students in computer science
classes at the Jewish High
School of South Florida now get
"hands-on" experience working
with British-made robots,
according to Joseph Livneh,
JHS computer science
instructor.
Two robots are employed
One, an industrial-type mechan-
ized "arm," the other a mobile
"buggy" equipped with optical
sensors.
"The robots are employed in
the classroom to enhance the
students' knowledge of
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computer occupations and
enable them to take control over
the computer's decision-making
process,' Livneh said.
Students at the Jewish High
School are required to take a
Computer Literacy course* and
are taught how to "converse"
with a computer through over
100 hours of extensive "hands
on" experience. In addition,
they study the basics of
computer operations and
programming, data processing,
computerized graphics and
design, word processing and
sound reproduction. Over one
third of the students are
enrolled in computer science
classes.
"Among the advantages
students at the JHS enjoy are
unlimited access with virtually
no limitations on the amount of
time spent there," Livneh said,
"our School offers a broad
curriculum designed to accom-
modate each student to the
extent of his or her ability and
motivation."
The Jewish High School
receives scholarship funds from
the Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale
through its United Jewish
Appeal campaign.
Jewish Leader
Wins Award
PARIS (JTA) The pres-
ident of the Alliance Israelite
Urdverselle, Jules Braunechvig,
was awarded the rank of Com-
mander fat the Legion of Honor
by Prims Minister Pierre
Maurroy. The rank of Com-
mander is ons of the highest
and is usually reserved for
people who have made
important contributions to
French interests and prestige.
ISRAEL
TOUR OF LEISURE $1082. piusau
Four Week Relaxed Vacation in Netanya & Jerusalem
Departures In May September October
also TWO WEEK VACATIONS From $510. piusat
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We do this through com-
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4 The Jewish Floridian of Grater Fort Uuderdale Friday. Jufr 27, 1964
Bonn Adds Payments
To Victims of Holocaust
NEW YORK The United
Restitution Organization has
announced that the German
Federal Government approved
limited additional payments to
Nazi victims who left Eastern
Europe between 1953 and 1965
and had previously received
compensation because they were
in concentration camps for three
years or longer. The law
covering these payments became
effective on June 30, 1984.
Holocaust survivors who
years ago received one-time
payments for being incarcerated
in concentration camps for three
years or more are entitled to a
small final payment because
some monies were left in the
fund which was created for this
purpose.
Persons who were in concen-
tration camps for three years
will receive an additional
payment of DM 1.750; those
who were confined for four years
or more. DM 2.400.
Individuals who meet these
eligibility requirements will have
to apply for the additional
payments. The United Resti-
tution Organization (IRQ): 570
Seventh Avenue. 16th Floor.
New York 10018 is available to
assist individuals who need help
with the filing of such claims.
Mitterrand-Hussein Talks
Point Toward Concessions
By EDWIN EYTAN
PARIS (JTA) -
President Francois Mitter-
rand and King Hussein of
Jordan have said that
peace can be obtained if all
participants in the Middle
East conflict would agree
to make mutual conces-
sions.
Hussein called for the staging
of an international peace
conference on the basis of
United Nations Security Council
Resolution 242, but the French
President maintained a low
profile on this issue and
refrained from taking sides.
Mitterrand, who concluded a
two-day visit to Jordan, tried
throughout his stay in Amman
to avoid giving Israel cause for
concern and stuck to his policy
of maintaining good relations
with both Israel and the Arab
states.
He spoke about Palestinian
rights and the need for a Pales-
tinian homeland but refused to
meet PLO chairman Yasir
Arafat who was in Amman till
Mitterrand's arrival. Mitterrand
also refrained from calling for a
PLO participation in any future
talks as the Palestinian repre-
sentative
Mitterrand at a press
conference in Amman said the
PLO must recognize Israel, as
UN resolutions demand, before
it can take part in any peace
negotiations or hope to win
international recognition.
Mitterrand was scheduled to
make a technical stopover in
Cairo where he was to confer
with Egyptian President Hosni
Mubarak. Both Presidents are
especially concerned by the
Iranian-Iraqi conflict and recent
developments in Africa. Both
Egypt and France support
Baghdad and fear that the
spread of the Iranian brand of
Islam might topple Arab
moderate regimes.
French Foreign Minister
Claude Cheysson arrived in Is-
rael to brief Israeli leaders on
Mitterrand's talks. The French
stress that this visit should be
seen as proof of the privileged
relations which now exist
between France and Israel.
MoreCasualties Reported
TEL AVIV (JTA) -
Three Israel Defense Force
soldiers were wounded in Leba-
non when light arms fire and
grenades were directed at their
patrol near Medoushi village,
southeast of Sidon.
In another incident involving
the IDF, an armored personnel
carrier ran over a mine on the
eastern sector of the Lebanon
front Friday, but there were no
causalties. Another mine found
nearby was exploded by army
engineers.
The armored personnel carrier
exploded the mine on a dirt road
near Amik, northeast of Lake
Karoun, but there were neither
casualties nor damage. The
Amik area, near the line with
the Syrians, has been the scene
of several shooting incidents in
recent days.
Kollek Injures Arm, Breaks Leg
JERUSALEM (JTA) Mayor Teddy Kollek
cracked his leg and badly cut his arm in an accidental
fall last Wednesday. His leg is in plaster and his arm
heavily bandaged, but he is back at work despite the
discomfort he is suffering.
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Friday, July 27. 1964
Volume 13
27 TAMUZ 5744
Number 24
CONTEMPORARY political
wisdom is encapsulated in a
joke. Jesse Jackson asks the
Lord: "Will there be a woman
president?" The Lord replies:
"Not in your lifetime, Jesse."
After a while, Mr. Jackson asks
again: "Will there be a Jewish
president?" The Lord replies:
"Not in your lifetime, Jesse."
Mr. Jackson thinks some
more and asks a third time:
"Will there be a Black presi-
dent?" Here, the Lord is a bit
more hesitant. Finally, he
responds: "Not in my lifetime.
Jesse."
I am not sure that I agree
with these priorities, divine
though they are meant to be.
My own impulse is to expect a
Black president well before a
woman president (white). And,
in terms of today's political
realities, a Jewish president is
simply not in the cards.
FOR THESE reasons, San
Francisco Mayor Diane Fein-
stein's reaction to being passed
over by Rep. Geraldine Ferraro
as Walter mondale s vice presi-
dential running mate is simply
inexplicable. In response to the
news last week, Feinstein de-
clared: "I've been defeated
before, and this doesn't feel like
a defeat. History was made."
Feinstein is indeed correct
that history was made, but she
is wrong to have shown just
how testy she was in expressing
her obvious disappointment
with the process. If Feinstein
was being considered at all, so
were a bevy of others, including
at least two women, two Blacks
and a Hispanic, most of them,
she should have understood, for
cosmetic reasons.
Feinstein s qualifications and
performance as San Francisco's
chief executive are undoubtedly
sterling, but it was unrealistic of
her to expect the ultimate Mon-
dale call. A Jewish vice presi-
dent is no more thinkable today
than a Jewish president, and
reinstein should have under-
stood this better than anyone
else. *
THE LIKELIHOOD is that
reinstein was one of a number of
women Mondale "considered"
when there was in fact little
practical thought in his mind of
choosing anv of them
When Sen. Hart's prima
donna attitude foreclosed his
own possibility of being chosen,
and Mondale seemed suddenly
predisposed to the pressure from
the National Organization for
Women as a favorable option for
sprucing up his otherwise
zombie campaign. Feinstein
could hardly have been left in
the field as anything but a
cosmetic afterthought.
Almost never, as a media
phenomenon, was ,Di-Fi" refer-
red to as Jewish, although the
status of the others as women,
black or Hispanic was repeat-
edly emphasized. This should
have been her chie.
POLITICAL realities are
after all not those we recognize
u> New York or Chicago or San
Francisco. Political realities are
Boise. Idaho: Clarinda, Iowa;
Birmingham, Alabama: Tomb-
stone, Arizona and a host of
other such places where the
smell of Black power has
already been sniffed and the
strong backs of women long
since recognized, if only silently
admired.
But Jews? Jews still have
horns and tails even in Boston
or New York and. indeed, in all
such places where there are few-
tono occasional Brotherhood
dinners sponsored by the
National Conference; of Chris-
tians and Jews.
KITTY GENOVESE
to mind again. Kitty was I
famous victim of an assault I
street of a New York suburl
which she lived as hundrwj
onlookers watched the spffij
from their spartment wimkj
and none ran to her help or r
lifted a hand to telephone
police.
In Chicago last week, fcl]
ing the robbery and shoounij
an ice cream vendor, some
youngsters descended on
scene, ignored the helpless I
bleeding vendor and. dunnfj
course of perhaps 20 tat
emptied his truck of its
ice cream and had themstiv
ball. Police and medical
tance didn't arrive until an
later.
Like Kitty Genovese. the_
dor pleaded for the you**1
to stop their looting ""d w 1
him. Only one of them lattri
knowledged that he felt "M
thief but not until aflrj
learned, that the vendor
been wounded in the hoMup
strange moral perception-
IN THE wake of Kitty
vese's tragedy, many wise
analytical essays PPe^r*\ ,
the typewriters of
AmericaTffaest writers, tf
them pointing to ">*"*!
difference on the part ot P
to the welfare of their ng"
and denning the *^*JJJ
sensitivity fa social. "
and political terms A"0
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American communal order
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gendered horror as s sooow
phenornenon. Writers pr*J
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Friday, July 27, 1084 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Port Laoderdale Page 6
American Rabbi blesses Pope
|JTA) An
Z Conservative r.bb>
Sd the trrfrtal
, blessing on Pope John
II it an audience in the
nand the Pontiff joined
hat was probably the
encounter of its land
, t Jewish spiritual
^ the head of the
-n Catholic Church.
M Richard Yellin, of
By JEFF SUSSMAN
UJA Press Service
ula, Israel Synagogue
regants here in the Jezreel
have been praying with
Torah scroll.
K reason, they say with
, is that the missing scroll
ling used by the Jews of
t Hartford, Conn., a gift
toe Afula residents after
Torsos were destroyed in a
i of arson attacks in Hart-
ana synagogues.
very Jew winces when a
i is'destroyed maliciously,"
Afula's mayor, Ovadia Eli,
presented the Torah to the
of West Hartford. "But
i it happened to our friends,
is especially painful. For us
lews of West Hartford are
congregation Mishka Tefila in
Chestnut Hills, Mass.. was at
the general audience given by
the Pope on June 27 with 13 lay
members of his congregation
and their wives. Mishkan Tefila
is said to be the third oldest
Conservative congregation in
the U.S. It is celebrating its
centennial.
As Vatican photographers
recorded the scene, Yellin
All in the Family
Hamoreh are neighborhoods in
Afula which have been
"twinned" to a cluster of Con-
necticut Jewish communities,
including West Hartford,
through Project Renewal, the
comprehensive partnership in
which diaspora Jewish commu-
nities) help Israelis in distressed
neighborhoods to improve the
quality of their lives.
The neighborhoods are among
more than 50 in Israel that re-
ceive advice, encouragement and
hope as well as special commit-
ments by American Jews to the
United Jewish Appeal cam-
paign. Donors provide gifts
additional to their regular con-
tributions to the UJA cam-
paign, earmarked for renewal.
recited the Hebrew blessing
from Leviticus, "May the Lord
bless you and keep you..."
John Paul joined in and both
completed the prayer in unison
in Hebrew, Yellin told the JTA.
The Pope later told the 13 lay
members, all past presidents of
the Massachusetts congregation,
"I will pray for Jerusalem, I
always pray for Jerusalem
and for peace."
Givst
"We have benefitted a lot
from the relationship, "said Eli.
"Now the two neighborhoods
have health facilities, commu-
nity centers, libraries and em-
ployment programs. But it goes
much deeper than that. The
American Jews want to be in-
volved in our town. They want
to understand our problems.
They want to be our friends."
The Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale along
with the Federation's of South
County and Orlando share the
"twinned" city of Kfar Saba in
Israel. For information regard-
ing Project Renewal, contact
Alvera Ackerberg Gold, Project
Renewal chairman at the Fed-
eration, 748-8400.
THE WOMEN'S LEAGUE FOR ISRAEL Vocational Training
Center in Nathanya is visited by Bertha Katz, Lauderdale; Ida
Rothman, Tamarac; and Jeff and Andrea Schattner, Coral Springs.
The Women's League maintains Homes in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv,
Haifa and Nathanya, a workshop for the bund, as well as
Vocational Training Centers in Israel
W* ADAMS. multi-
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Page 6 The Jewish Fbridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Friday, July 27, 1964
JCC Summer Camp Update
The middle of the JCC sum
mer camping season finds up-
wards of 550 campers happy,
busy and enjoying more than
57 varieties" of activities, ac-
cording to David Surowitz, JCC
assistant executive director and
summer camp director.
"We have offered campers so
many exciting features this
summer," Surowitz said, "Camp
has had a super Snow Day,
when we brought in more than
150 tons of that northern
specialty made right here in
Fort Lauderdale and trucked it
to the JCC campus. Children
arrived wearing mittens and ski
camps and had a blast throwing
snowballs in the 90 degree sun."
Other unique activities JCC
campers have already experi-
enced were a magic show, a
"Western Week" and a new
"Fame Day," where Michael
Jackson's look-alike shaked and
moved his hips, much to the
delight of the screaming young-
sters.
Karen Tunick. assistant direc-
tor of camping services notes
the "excellent job done" so far.
by the staff. "The counselors
are so enthusiastic and creative
that it generates a positive force
to the campers, thus creating a
loving and secure environment,"
Tunick said.
Tunick also emphasized the
many varieties of enrichment
activities offered such as pup-
petry, cooking, jewelry, video
workshop, magic, oregami, bal-
let, break-dancing, and ceramics
in addition to the regular stand-
by's of sports, tennis, achery.
art and drama.
David Sheriff, director of
Camp Aliyah-Travel Camp, for
campers in grades 7, 8 and 9.
said that the oldest campers had
a great time at the World's Fair
in New Orleans and look for-
ward to the trip to the Smokey
Mountains, in addition to the
trips to local Florida attractions
Surowitz added that there are
still many more weeks of
summer fun including a mystery
week, late stays at camp.
bowling, horseback riding, and
computer education.
He notes that we must not
forget Color War, the inter-camp
competition of fun and games,
usually the highlight of the
summer camp experience at the
JCC
The JCC offers campers of all
ages a summer of fun. The six
camps within the camping
program are: Yeladim. for chil-
dren MM; Katan, 3'/i-4'/i;
Chaverim. kindergarten and
grades 1 and 2: Chalutz. grades
3 and 4; Maccabee, grades 5, 6,
7 and 8 and Aliyah, grades 7, 8
and 9. All camp activities take
place on the Perbnan campus at
6501 W. Sunrise Blvd.. Planta-
tion For camp information call
792-6700.
The Jewish Community
Center is a beneficiary agency
that receives funds from the
Jewish Federation of Greater
Fort Lauderdale through its
United Jewish Appeal cam-
paign.
B'nai B'rith International assails
Equal Access amandment
B'nai B'rith International
assailed the passage of the
Equal Access Amendment by
the U.S. Senate and urged the
House of Representatives to
resist it.
B'nai B'rith President Gerald
Kraft declared in a statement
that the legislation "represents
a fracture in the wall separating
church and state." Kraft added
that it also is "a setback for the
right of all Americans to
practice their religion free of
pressure."
The B'nai B'rith leader ac-
knowledged that efforts were
made in the Senate to make the
amendment "less odious'' to the
Jewish community and other
groups. However, he said, "we
are deeply concerned that the
legislation will result in school
premises being thrown open to
cultists and extremist political
groups seeking respectability
and greater acceptance."
Kraft said that even though
the amendment does not allow
religious clubs to meet during
the school day, "this mingling
of religion with the public
schools still gives the impres-
sion of official sanction and.
together with peer pressure,
could unduly influence students
to participate. We continue to
maintain that religion belongs in
the home, the church and the
synagogue, not in our public
schools."
Kraft said that B'nai B'rith
hoped that the measure will be
opposed by the House.
"However, if it comes before the
courts," he added, the Jewish
service organization believes
that they will rule that the
amendment "is inconsistent
with the intent of the First
Amendment and with court
decisions interpreting the First
Amendment."
Learning how to go to bat for JCC Summer Camp.
JCC Treasure Chest Sept.
Argentina will oppose religious, racist attacks in UN
BUENOS AIRES
Argentine government leaders,
meeting with B'nai B'rith
Jewish Book
Month
Workshop
Education and Program
Chairpersons, librarians. Adult
Education Committee members
and Jewish school principals are
being invited to attend a Jewish
Book Month Workshop on Aug.
16 at the Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale. The
program is planned by the
North Broward Midrasha of the
Central Agency for Jewish
Education to assist in program-
ming for the celebration of
Jewish Book Month, Nov. 18 to
Dec. 18.
From 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
the participants will be
presented information by a
faculty consisting of Abraham
J. Gittelson, Director of Educa-
tion; Rabbi Norman Lipson,
CAJE; Dr. Shirley Wolf, CAJE;
SeJma Algaze, Librarian West
Regional Library; and Helen
Weisberg. CAJE staff
Programming ideas, displays,
book fairs and other events for
Jewish Book Month will be
discussed. Mr. Gittelson has
said "Jewish Book Month is a
celebration of Jewish books, and
by ex tent ion, Jewish culture in
America. Books of Jewish
interest profoundly affect the
quality of Jewish life in
America, ft is appropriate that
we celebrate this event.'
For further information on the
Jewish Book Month Workshop
call 74X-84O0.
Executive Vice President Dr.
Darnel Thursz. reaffirmed
Argentina's support of human
rights throughout the world and
its opposition to both terrorism
and the use of the United
Nations as a forum for racism
and anti-Semitic attacks.
Thursz, in the fourth of a
seven-country South American
tour. conferred first with
Argentine Vice President Dr.
Victor Martinez. He informed
Martinez of a resolution
approved last month by the
B'nai B'rith Board of Governors
which not only praised the new
government for initiatives aimed
at "ensur(ing) the preservation
and advancement of democracy
and human rights" in Argentina
but which also called for "the
moral, political and economic
support" from other democratic
nations to help provide stability
to the country.
In response, Martinez reiter-
ated his government's commit-
ment to human right* and its
policy against "terrorism of all
kinds."
Thursz. along with local B'nai
B'rith leaders, later met with
Argentina's Undersecretary of
Foreign Affairs Dr. Elsa Kelly
and Ambassador Horacio
Ravenna, director of human
rights for the Foreign Ministry,
who reaffirmed the govern-
ment's opposition to the use of
the UN for racist and religious
attacks. They indicated that
Argentina would "make its
voice heard" against such "insi-
dious practices in the future.
Kelly and Ravenna also
emphasized to the B'nai B'rith
delegation the need for support
for and understanding of the
new Argentine government.
They expressed the gratitude of
the Argentine government for
the resolution approved by
B'nai B'rith's top policy makers.
During his four-day stay in
Argentina, Thursz conferred
with the U.S. and Israeli
ambassadors, Jewish com-
munity leadership and numerous
other dignitaries.
The Jewish Community Cen-
ter will hold a Treasure Chest,
also known as a goods and serv-
ices auction on Saturday Sept.
15 on the 16-acre Perlman
campus. 6501 W. Sunrise Blvd.,
Plantation.
The JCC needs donated mer-
chandise, either from home or
from solicitation of a local store,
to make this auction a true suc-
cess. Examples of donations
are: babysitting, a gourmet
meal, a dental check-up, yard-
work, jewelry, plants, baked
goods, tennis lessons,
thing else. Use your
tion. All profits will go taj
JCC. so the Center can i
to bring the North Broward]
the activities and pr
currently boasts. For info
tion call Marion at 792-67(1
Cantor for H/H. male
female, Conv-Tempq
Royal Palm Beach,
689-5640, 793-9154,
B'nai B'rith initiates program in Argent ian
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
Dr. Daniel Thursz, executive
vice president of B'nai B'rith
International, officiated in a
major expansion of the B'nai
B'rith Hillel Foundations as he
dedicated a new program for
college students here.
B'nai B'rith Hillel serves
more than a quarter-million stu-
dents and faculty members on
some 400 college campuses in
dozen countries. This is the first
program in Argentina, which
has the largest Jewish popula-
tion In South America.
Oswald Waintzimer. director
of B'nai B'rith Hillel here,
termed the new program "a sig-
nificant expansion of B'nai
B'rith activity" in Argentina
and said that it would prove to
be "an important service" to the
young people of the country.
Some 200 students are already
participating.
B'nai B'rith Hillel is housed
m the B'nai B'rith Argentine
District's building in central
Buenos Aires. The new unit will
receive support and materials
from B'nai B'rith Hillel's inter-
national headquarters in Wash-
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Friday, July 27, 1984 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort LauderdeJe Pag* 7
....... ^
Leading Religious officials condemn Farrakhan remarks
U VORKUTA)- In the
' JLks since Black Muslim
' Louis Farrakhan
unced Judaism as a "gutter
" Israel as an "outlaw
C" and its supporters as
engaged in a "cnmuial
%Cu;- a broad cross-
0f leading Protestant,
jbraries offer
| free programs
Lauderdale Lakes Branch,
21 NW 43 Ave.. Lauderdale
ikes.
I Michael Winters will present
magic show for children of all
i gt 2 p.m. Wednesday Aug.
Mam Branch, 100 S.
drews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.
book expert Jack
en invites the public to
B in books for appraisal at
i p.m. Thursday Aug. 2, 9,
1,23 and 30.
"The Queen and Prince
Jip," which features members
the royal family discussing
art treasures of England,
be shown at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday Aug. 2.
"The Glory of the Garden," a
irit to Exbury Gardens, will be
nted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday
Hollywood's Children," a
up look at child stars, will
shown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday
iug. 16.
"First Contact," the story of
le discovery in the 1930*s of a
llion people in New Guinea
existence was unknown
the world, will be presented
":30 p.m. Thursday Aug. 23.
"Animal Olympians," a
ibination of Olympic sports
nts and wildlife scenes, will
shown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday
^ 30.
W Weat Regional Branch, 8601
* Broward Blvd.. Plantation.
Turtle Walk resource
Kiing library will have a
pjd of play and learning
""rials for pre-schoolers avaiT
from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Hureday Aug. 2 and from 1:30
"P-m. Thursday Aug. 16.
A series of travelogues will be
pwented during August.
I "Greece: The Golden Age"
MK- m?^" Mercouri'a
Wwis wul be shown at 2 p.m.
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Evangelical and Roman Catholic
leaders throughout the U.S.
have condemned Farrakhan for
his disparaging statements.
The reaction to the Black
Muslim leader from groups such
as the U.S. Catholic Conference
and the Southern Baptist
Convention, was welcomed by
Rabbi A. James Kudin, director
of the American Jewish Com-
mittee's Department of Inter-
religious Affairs. He stressed
that the reaction from various
groups include those which are
ideologically conservative and
others which are theologically
Rudin asserted that this
reaction, which he said was very
broad in range and swift in its
timing, included a denunciation
of Farrakhan's diatribe
attacking Judaism and Israel,
but also went a step further.
"After the Holocaust, Christians
realize that they cannot be
silent when vicious anti-Jewish
attacks are made by public
figures," Rudin said. He added
that the groups which have
spoken out against Farrakhan,
came not only from national
bodies, but from local and
regional groups and leaders.
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Discoveries confirm Biblical nature of Mt. Ebal alter
Following the conclusion of
the fourth season of excavations
by the University of Haifa on
Mt. Ebal, archaeologist Adam
Zertal feels he is dealing with
the ancient altar described in
the Books of Deuteronomy and
Joshua.
According to Zertal, 'Since
no other site of biblical origin
has been found on Mt. Ebal and
since it is the only large burnt
offerings altar known, I am
inclined to agree with the
biblical story because of the
location, the dates of use and
the character of the find."
"What I am looking for is ar-
chaeological evidence that can
be examined in line with biblical
traditions," Zertal says. "I did
not find Joshua's signature, nor
did I go looking for it.
"With Mt. Ebal we have been
lucky, an we have the Samaritan
tradition of the area which
preserved the name of Mt. Ebal
since Persian times. There is no
scholar today who can disagree
with its identification. This is
very important because many
other sites are in doubt as to
their authenticity."
There is no doubt in Zertal s
mind that he is dealing with one
of the ancient Israelites large
altars used for burnt offerings.
"There is a direct connection of
the architecture and cons
traction of the Mt. Ebal altar,"
he says, "to the Second
Temple's altar as it is described
in the Mishna (early oral inter-
pretations of the Bible).
"Since no other parallels exist
in Israel as the Temple altar
is buried and the ShOo altar
destroyed and no other large
altars for burnt offerings have
been found, the only way we
could identify the Mt. Ebal altar
was by comparing it to the
Mishna. We found a direct
relationship between our altar
and the Mishnaic description of
the Second Temple altar in
Jerusalem."
New evidence shows that the
ritual site on Mt. Ebal was not
just an altar but was an entire
ritual center used during a short
period of time, when the Isra-
elites first began to settle in
Eretz Yisrael.
According to Zertal. who led
the archaeological team, the
ritual site was used for a central
national ceremony and appears
to have been a pilgrimage site
during the end of the 13th
century B.C. and in the first
half of the 12th century B.C.
"However," Zertal says, "none
AJCongress to initiate university
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A new program of Jewish
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Israel for Americans over 50,
will be introduced by the
American Jewish Congress this
summer at the Hebrew Univer-
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Diaspora Museum on the
campus of Tel Aviv University.
Known as "Israel University
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Everyman 9s University holds conference
on Jewish Musical heritage
Ramat Aviv, Israel New
musical creativity in Israel and
Jewish communities elsewhere
has resulted from a trend to
return to roots and seek our
self-identity. Professor Amnon
Shiloah reported at a conference
on "The Musical Heritage of
Jewish Communities." The con-
ference was held by Everyman's
University Israel's Open
University in connection with
an awards ceremony at which 77
students received scholarships.
An attempt to mold a single
"Israeli" entity and play down
cultural differences discouraged
musical expression in the early
years of the State of Israel, he
said. "In more recent years, the
reverse trend of pride in cultural
roots and heritage has resulted
in musical creativity and a
return to styles which the
parent generation brought with
them from the Diaspora." he
stated.
Professor Shiloah heads a
team of scholars who are pre-
paring a course on the musical
heritage of Jewish communities
for Everyman's University
which provides quality higher
education for Israelis" like
soldiers. kibbutznicks and
teachers who cannot attend a
traditional university. The Uni-
versity has an enrollment of
12,000 men and women whose
home study is supplemented by
tutorial instruction at 25 Study
Centers throughout Israel.
of the factors characterizing Is-
raeli settlement, such as houses
or silos, were found this year."
"This is significant," he says,
"because it strengthens the
ritual nature of the site. People
came there especially for
sacrificing and pilgrimages."
Most important in dating the
altar and the site to the 13th
centuries B.C. was the discovery
of a scarab decorated with a
geometric design, similar to
those used during Ramases II
rule in 13th century B.C. Eypt.
In addition, all pottery found at
the altar dates from this short
time perid.
Another interesting discovery
is that the altar's corners are
accurately directed to the points
of the compass. According to
Zertal this feature is unique to
all Mesopotamian ritual
structures.
In addition, archaeologists
discovered that the large altar is
built over the remains of an
earlier stone structure. Two
meters in diameter, the
structure was filled with bones
and ashes.
Also discovered during the
1984 excavations were walls
separating the ritual site into
inner and outer areas. The altar
is at the center. The inner area
houses approximately 60 round
and square stone structures
containing ashes, bones and
pottery vessels. The vessels are
believed to have baa,
to God. University of
chaeologists still \^T
determined the out*
purpose.
During the 1983
vcheeologfata removed i\
Quantity of rubble, tgu'
lit from the main ih^ \
ashes were found to conuk
nuoaj bones bearing
cutting and burning.
Examination conducted
the Zoological Laboratory i
Hebrew University in JenjJ
revealed that the 942 boneii,
resent the remains of 5QJ
invididual animals of
distinct species goats, t
cattle and fallow deer.
unearthed were a number
rabbit bones from another erj
Goats, sheep and cattle _
considered kosher (adhering!,
biblical laws) for sacrifkJ
according to relevant veraejl
the books of Exodus
Leviticus but fallow deer
appear on the the list of iniu
approved for eating. All of I
sacrificed animals were yot
males. According to the bibbfl
laws of sacrifice,
unblemished one-year-old
animals were suitable for
offerings.
The ritual site on Mt. Ebalj
located on one
northeast of the
peak, 800 meters above
level. It is built of large
boulders.
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Friday, July 27, 1984 The Jewiah Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 9
Jewish was the only way for him to go
USALEM The Bad
Tov founder of the
, movement, once wrote,
nrld is new to us every
JTZ this is God gift;
Jy man should believe he
,rn each day"
Dr John Davidson.
I). a first-year rabbinic
1 at Hebrew Union
Jewish Institute of
, jn Jerusalem, these
hold special meaning.
in Beaumont. Tex., into a
of pious Baptists, "proud
t
East Texas mongrel stock
whose Bible began with
Matthew and whose year began
at Easter," he explains. Dr.
Davidson is a Jew by choice
whose commitment has led him
into the world of rabbinics at
HUC.
Dr. Davidson remembers a
happy childhood in East Texas.
His father, a mechanical
engineer, and his mother, a
home economics teacher, were
both part-time musicians at
their church. He completed high
school in 1971 as valedictorian,
National Merit Scholar and
student body president, and
then entered Baylon University
in Waco, Tex., "a city of
Baptists, chicken-fried steak and
the Brazos Queen."
It was at Baylor that Dr.
Davidson, a religion major, read
"The Essence of Judaism" and
"This People Israel" by Dr. Leo
Baeck, leader of German Jewry
during the Nazi era, and was
taught by his professors "that
above all else, our task is to
struggle with God." Thus, "this
rish high School offers college credit Hebrew courses
Idents in their junior and
years at the Jewish High
El of South Florida, located
jrth Miami Beach, can take
in the Hebrew language
College credit, according to
School principal, Rabbi
Herring.
The School offers four Hebrew
courses for which students can
earn up to 12 credits.
"This is a great opportunity
for students to learn an inter-
esting language and a good part
of the history of their own
heritage as well as getting a
West German town hosts
Jewish survivors who fled Nazis
INN (JTA) A handful of
ring Jews who once lived
north German town of
returned there on a visit
month at the invitation of
ton authorities who paid
[pases, including air fare
far-off places.
projects are not uncom-
in West Germany where
who fled Nazis between
1945 or survived the
nitration camps and later
td abroad, are invited to re-
their native towns, all
unpaid.
I Jever is a special case.
school students studying
town's history during and
the Nazi era discovered
no attempt had ever been
to uncover or inform its
Unts of the fate of their
not Jewish neighbors,
of who perished in
tentmion camps
* 8Vrv f the persecution
ts in Jever has never been
documented and the
ts were determined to
*i that historical omission
"<* the inhabitants to
"' their past.
1982 they mounted a
" exhibition on the
sum of Jews in Jever.
their own exhaustive
' opened on Nov-
rch.
9. the anniversary of the
Krntalnacht" in 1938
Jew,sh property was
wy destroyed all over the
Reich and thousands of J
were sent to concentration
camps.
Last year, the youths decided
to emulate other German towns
and invite the survivors for a
visit. With the help of the older
residents who witnessed the
events of the thirties and
forties, they compiled a list of
Jewish survivors, now living in
Melbourne, Australia; Santiago,
Chile; San Francisco and Haifa.
They initiated a local fund-
raising campaign to pay
expenses. The town authorities
demonstrated their good will by
agreeing to bear most of the
costs. Of the 24 former Jever
Jews known to be alive, a total
of 17 responses were received
from one-time residents of the
town, including their spouses.
They arrived in Jever to a warm
welcome and spent a week there
sightseeing, meeting local
inhabitants and the students
who initiated the project. They
were guests at a reception at the
town hall.
One of the returnees, Liselotte
Spitzer, wrote later, in a letter
published in the local news-
paper: "It was a nice dream.
Jever was my home town. It is
there I spent the first 30 years
of my life, until it became
impossible anymore. We admire
these young people who made
possible the visit. This week in
Jever was an unforgettable
experience."
head start on fulfilling college
language requirements," Her-
ring said.
The college credit program,
which is sponsored by Miami
Dade Community College, is
open to incoming high school
students who are taught at
basic, regular and advanced
levels of instruction.
Coordinated through the Cen-
tral Agency for Jewish Educa-
tion (CAJE), the program now
has over 50 students enrolled.
The school serves both Dade
and Broward Counties with
scholarship funds provided in
part by the Jewish Federation
of Greater Fort Lauderdale
through its United Jewish Ap-
peal campaign.
As part of the many activities
Jewish High School offers,
about 40 students from the
School recently returned from a
three-day trip to Central
Florida. Students toured the
Kennedy Space Center at Cape
Canaveral, stayed over at a
Temple in Orlando, visited the
city of Kissimmee, and toured
Disneyworld and Epcot Center.
According to Rabbi Howard
Seif, teacher of Jewish studies
at the School, "Everyone had an
excellent time many more
similar trips will be planned for
the future."
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and slides, which are available
to the public for a small
membership fee. In addition,
there is a comprehensive vertical
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hundreds of topics in Judaism.
Gene Greenzweig, executive
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certainly our Jewish community.
We an delighted that the
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The CAJE library is located
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congenial Baptist began the
transformation into a Jew by
choice," he reveals.
After receiving his BA degree
magna cum laud*, in 1975, Dr.
Davidson moved into Houston
to attend Baylor College of
Medicine. While "delivering 60
or so babiee, assisting at dozens
and dozens of coronary by-
passes and listening to in-
numerable patients describe the
relentless progress of their
chronic diseases," he also
continued his study of Judaism,
attended services at Congrega-
tion Beth Israel and married a
"childhood friend of heart and
mind." On November 30, 1979,
following his graduation from
medical school. Dr. Davidson,
together with his wife, formally
converted to Judaism under the
guidance of Rabbi Hyman
Judah Scha enter, a 1931
graduate of Hebrew Union
College, rabbi-emeritus of Beth
Israel
"He came to me," Rabbi
Scbachtel relates, "already
convinced he wanted to become
a Jew. His own search for the
spiritual approach to life and
man's attitude toward God led
him to Judaism."
After completing medical
school, Dr. Davidson spent
three years as a professor at the
University of Texas Nursing
School, teaching physiology and
anatomy. This was followed by
a medical internship at the
University of Cincinnati's
teaching hospital, during which
he decided to apply to Hebrew
I'nion College.
"I have no tolerance for
remaining as ignorant as I
presently am regarding Jewish
sources and ritual," Dr.
Davidson says in explaining his
decision to enter HUC.
"Judaism is not for me a
congenital convenience. Every-
thing is new, especially in ritual
and observance.'
Like all first-year
School, Dr. Davidson is con-
centrating on mastering the
Hebrew language. Norma
Davidson is attending a
municipal ulpan, singing in the
HUC choir and "generally keep-
ing us both sane."
Looking back now, what
compelled the Davidsons to
choose Judaism? "We are first
Jews becasue it 'feels' right," he
explains. "We all become or
remain Jewish because we
experience a largely unconscious
psychological and spiritual
wholeness as praying, observant
members of the Jewish com-
munity that we do not
experience elsewhere.
"Secondly," he continues, "we
claim Judaism again and again
because beyond the psycho-
logical, spiritual voids that it
may fill in our psyches, it also
engages us in a most conscious
and intellectual way. We find it
to be a fascinating way of
seeing and being in the world."
Immersed in his studies in
Jerusalem, Dr. Davidson has no
quick answers regarding his fu-
ture as either rabbi or physician.
"The question is not what I am
going to do," he says. "The
question is who I am going to
be. Hopefully," he adds, "I will
first be a literate Jewish father
and husband whose children
have his stubborneea of will and
his wife's intelligence. I hope
that my children will of course
remain Jewish," he concludes,
"but I hope equally they will
see in the lives of weir parents
the importance of every indivi-
dual's struggle to know God."
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Jews urged to respond to NAACP call
for stronger ties between Blacks and Jews
NEW YORK (JTA) The
American Jewish Congress has
called on the Jewish community
to "respond warmly" to the call
by the National Association for
the Advancement of Colored
People for strengthening of ties
between the Black and Jewish
communities.
"We welcome the NAACP's
call to its members to retain
close historical ties between
Black and Jewish communities."
AJCongress executive director
Henry Siegman said. "At a time
of tension and mistrust, it is an
important reminder that the
stake of Blacks. Jews and other
minorities have in a responsible
and mutually respectful political
discourse far transcends the
differences that we may have."
The NAACP, which recently
met in Kansas City for its 70th
convention, adopted a resolution
at its closing session calling on
its local branches to create
coalitions and help "our Jewish
counterparts in all areas of
relevance to our communities,
civil rights in general and
human rights in particular."
NAACP officials ack-
nowledged that the resolution
was significant in view of the
deterioration of relations
between the two communities.
Factors which have helped
exacerbate these tensions
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Scuba-diving archaeolo-
gists exploring the sub-
merged ancient port of
Caesarea, south of Haifa,
say it is a model of harbor
construction that would do
credit to present day en-
gineers. They also believe
Jt is older than the 2,000
years usually given it.
Recent finds by the Inter
University and International
Caesarea Ancient Harbor
Excavations Project have
confirmed the existence of a
port which predates by at least
^00 years that built by King
Herod between 21 and 9 BCE.
Herod, surnamed "The Great."
ruled over Judaea from 37-4
BCE under Roman tutelage.
THE SMALLER and older
port discovered by the archae
ologists is believed to have
served a Greek settlement
dating back to the Second
Century BCK. Experts suggest
that because of the preexistence
of a port. Herod chose the site
to build his grand harbor named
in honor of the Roman Emperor.
Caesar Augusts.
Prof. Robert Hohlfelder of the
University of Colorado, an as
sociate director of CAHEP
suggested that Herod's decision
may have been partly political.
He wanted to build a facility
which was not in Roman-held
territory for the benefit of
gentiles on the same scale as his
construction for the Jews in
Jerusalem. Hohlfelder said.
Titla I Aid Ban
To Be Appealed
NEW YORK A Jewish
legal aid society expert said that
plans were underway to appeal
to the Supreme Court against a
unanimous ruling by a federal
appeals court here that a feder-
ally-funded New York City pro-
gram which sends public school
teachers into religious schools,
including Jewish day schools, to
provide remedial instruction is
unconstitutional
The three-judge decision,
handed down by the Court of
Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court on July 9 in Manhattan,
declared the program violated
the First Amendment ban
against governmental involve-
ment with religion.
The ruling reversed a decision
last October 12 by federal dis-
trict judge Edward Neahar, who
bad dismissed a suit by a group
of taxpayers <*Hi^i^ ^
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construction was completed in
about 10 years. There are two
massive breakwaters running
out to sea. forming a shelter
that could contain up to 300
ships. One of the breakwaters
was used for loading and
unloading cargoes and had
warehouses on its 70 meter wide
top.
DR. AVNER RABAN. of
Haifa Universit) 'a Canter for
Maritime Studies, said that if
the builders of Haifa port in the
1930s and the port at Ashdod
in the 1960'l had used the same
sill control methods as Herod's
engineers, many of the problems
that plague those ports today
would have been avoided.
Herod's men built a series of
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A different side of Shalom Aleichem
the
Sform. By Sholom
translated from the
by Aliz Shevrta.
g. 220 pages. $15.96.
by Diane Cola
t Yiddish writer is more
than Sholom Aleichem ?
i Storm, a previously
nnslated novel now appear-
j. English (or the first time
jd thrill his admirers. But
,U5 folk who can hum the
of Fiddler on the Roof yet
otherwise unfamiliar with
. masters work are beat
fjged to dip into hia short
es before turning to thia
,le, minor work.
the Storm takes place in
,ia in 1905. a time of revolu-
ferment and terror
the Jews. Against this
ical backdrop. Sholom
hem's characters enact a
,ic drama worthy of the
h stage.
k 13 Vasilchikover Street
rat* Passover seders are
celebrated by three famines:
that of IUiU Shoetepol, a
wealthy and pious tradesman;
the bourgeois pharmacist,
Solomon Sefronovitch; and
Nehemish, the impoverished
shoemaker. The three families
represent three different strata
of society, yet all share in the
wake of government-sponsored
riots and pogroms. Shoetepol'a
daughter Tamara becomes
involved in secret revolutionary
circles, while the pharmacist's
son Sasha wooa her by pleading
for Jewish statehood and Jewish
pride: "Why ahould we as Jews
be persecuted by the persecuted
and enslaved by the enslaved?"
Because In the Storm
dramatizes the different quests
for freedom by both Jews and
gentiles, at the center of his
novel Sholom Aleichem has
appropriately placed the most
potent symbol of freedom, the
Passover seder.
In the Storm displays Sholom
Two Israeli Lawyers in London
To Help Defend Kidnappers
|b.y mauricf samuelson
LONDON (JTA) -
ho Israeli lawyers were
i their way here to de-
fend two Israelis who were
nested by British au-
horities for their involve-
ent in the abortive at-
. npt to abduct former
Nigerian Transport Minis-
ler Umaru Dikko from
Britain to Nigeria.
Uri Slonim will take up the
ee of Dr. Arye Lev Shapiro, s
5-year-old anaesthetist, found
11 wooden crate alongside Dr.
Jikko. who had been drugged
Wh pentothal. Another lawyer
ws due here to defend Felix
Ayital, found hiding with a
Nigerian in another crate.
_ THE ISRAELI government
Ibts strenuously denied that it
l*s in any way connected with
|tj* affair. In Jerusalem. Premier
Yitzhak Shamir said that the
government was in no way in-
Ivolved in the kidnapping at-
tempt. The incident was a
tnminal offense in which Israel
|wnot implicated. Shamir said.
I'm contention was upheld by
[British Foreign Secretary Sir
lUfoffrey Howe who told the
^lament last week that there
no evidence" of any Israeli
Itovernment involvement.
Nevertheless. British newspa-
* not convinced that this
EL ST Pinting out that
Wand Nigeria retain strong
rW links despite their
m diplomatic relations in
W4 Shapiro does not fit easily
wo the image of an interns-
JJJ| mercenary, he was
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^ftad from the Soviet
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charges against my client," he
said
Aleichem customary charm
What a pleasure it is to be
introduced to s character this
way: "Nehemish the shoemaker
was s shlimazel." But Sholom
Aleichem's wk masks s serious
purpose to educate hit
readers about the revolutionists'
legitimate goals and to
encourage them to take Zionism
seriously. In his short stories
Sholom Aleichem succeeded
more often than not in combin-
ing the dual goals of enter-
taining as well ss educating, but
here he falls back all too often
on potboiler formulas to further
both his plot snd his lesson. As
s result. In the Storm seems
synthetic, where his best short
stories strike genuine chords of
feeling and belief.
In the Storm shows a dif-
ferent side of Sholom Aleichem's
talents, not necessarily his best.
But I'm glad to have read it, if
only to tempt me to re-read the
work of the writer whom Irving
Howe and Eliezer Greenberg
called "the great poet of Jewish
humanism."
Diane Cole is a writer and
critic in New York who has
written reviews for The New
York Times, The Wall Street
Journal, and other national
publications.
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Page 12 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Uuderdale Friday, July 27, 1984
Community Calendar
Compiled by Lori Ginsberg,
Federation 748-8400
FRIDAY JULY 27
Temple Kol Ami: 8:15 p.m.
Members of the Ritual Commit-
tee will conduct service.
SUNDAY JULY 29
Tamarac Jewish Center: 6:45
p.m. Games.
TUESDAY JULY 31
Tamarac Jewish Center, Sister
hood: 11:45 a.m. Lunch at
nominal cost.
THURSDAY AUGUST 2
Knights of Pythias-Coral
Springs Lodge: 8 p.m. Meeting.
Italian-American Club, 7310 W.
McNab Rd.,Tamarac.
FRIDAY AUGUST 3
Yiddiahe Gesetahaft: 2 p.m.
Fabreng. (gathering) Broward
Federal, 3000 N. University Dr.,
748-7632.
Blood Pressure Reading: 9 till
noon. Jarvis Hall, Lauderdale-
by-the-Sea, 4501 N. Ocean Dr.
Free.
SATURDAY AUGUST 4
Sunrise Lakes Condominium
Association of Phase I: 7:30
p.m. Evening of entertainment
featuring Frank ie Mann, Jack
Mathers, and Barbara Gale.
Donation $4. 742-5150. Play-
house, 8100 Sunrise Lakes Dr.
SUNDAY AUGUST 5
Tamarac Jewish Center: 6:45
p.m. Games.
MONDAY AUGUST 6
B'nai Brith Lodge 3143: 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. Blood Drive.
Blood Mobile located at NW 48
Ave., Cypress Chase Bldg. 6.
Donors needed. 735-8593.
Hadassah-Armon Castle Gar-
dens Chapter: Noon. 1984
Annual Donor Luncheon and
Card Party. Donation S4.50.
Dutch Search Home, Suspect
Nazi Literature Distribution
By HENRIETTE BOAS
AMSTERDAM (JTA) -
The home of Mrs. Flora Rost
van Tonningen, widow of a
notorious Dutch Nazi, has been
ordered searched by the public
prosecutor in the Arnhem dis-
trict on suspicion that it is a
distribution center for neo-Nazi
literature.
Mrs. Tonningen, herself an
unregenerated Nazi sympathi-
zer, has used her villa in recent
years as a meeting place of mili-
tant Flemish neo-Nazis and
others of their ilk from abroad.
The authorities believe it may
be the place from which a neo-
Nazi pamphlet titled "Levens-
bron" (Life Source) is circulated.
Her late husband, Meinoud
Rost van Tonningen, was one of
the top Nazis in Holland both
before and during the German
occupation of that country and
a fanatical anti-Semite. Begin-
ning in 1936 he was editor in
chief of the Dutch Nazi daily
Het Nationale Dagblad. During
the occupation he was appointed
president of The Netherlands
State Bank.
He was arrested immediately
after the liberation of Holland in
1945 and committed suicide in
prison. His wife maintains he
was murdered. Before their mar-
riage she was leader of the
womens corps of the Dutch Nazi
movement. Their wedding, in
December. 1940, was a Nazi
social event, attended by the
Gauleiter for Holland, the
Notorious Arthur Seyss In-
quart.
Israel Refuses To Cooperate;
Labels Documents 'Top Secret
By DAVID LANDAU
JERUSALEM (JTA)
The Cabinet acting on
the recommendations of
security agencies, has
refused former Defense
Minister Ariel Sharon's
request for release of clas-
sified documents relating to
the Sabra and Shatila
refugee camps massacres
which he says he needs to
pursue his $50 million libel
suit against Time
magazine.
Sharon filed suit against Time
last year, charging that the mass
circulation American news
weekly "heavily damaged" his
reputation by alleging that he
had secretly urged the Christian
Phalangists to massacre Pales-
tinians in the two West Beirut
camps in September, 1982, to
avenge the assassination of their
leader, President-elect Bashir
Gemayel of Lebanon.
TIME CONTENDS that its
accusation waa baaed on a secret
appendix to the report by the
commission of inquiry into the
massacre, headed by Supreme
Court President Yitzhak Kaban.
The Kahan Commission, in its
findings published early in 1983,
found Sharon indirectly respon-
sible for the massacre because he
had ignored the likelihood of
Phalangist reprisals when he
allowed them to enter the refugee
camps in search of terrorists
believed hiding there.
Sharon belieVes the documents
which the Kahan panel studied
but which remains classified for
security reasons, would support
his claim that he it the victim of
libel Premier YJuhah Shamir
suggested at a Cabinet
meeting that Time magazine
authorize an Israeli citizen whom
it trusts to review the secret
material which the government
would put at his disposal.
This selected citizen, Shamir
said, would be allowed to prepare
an affidavit which would state
whether or not the material
contains any confirmation of the
allegations Time made against
Sharon, though the material
itself would remain secret. He
told the Cabinet that wider
disclosure of the material, as
requested by Shamir, would be
contrary to the national interest.
SHARON APPARENTLY
was not satisfied with the
suggested procedure. According
to Cabinet sources, he and
Shamir had a vituperative
exchange during the meeting
today. Sharon reportedly
repeated his charge that the
Cabinet had "abandoned" him to
bear the full brunt of events in
Lebanon while other ministers
equally responsible were excused.
Sharon's request for release of
the classified documents waa
made in confidence. It was not
intended to be generally known
but was in fact leaked to the news
media hare. Cabinet Secretary
Dan Markka- said hare that a
copy of Sharon's request had bean
eent, apparently without his
knowledge, to the lawyers repre-
senting Time in New York.
Time informed its Israel
Bureau of the request and it
swiftly become known to the local
media, Meridor said. According
to his version, there waa no leak
from the security agencies which
the Cabinet had consulted with
respect to the request.
Recreation Center, 4850 NW 22
Ct.. Lauderhill.
TUESDAY AUGUST 7
Tamarac Jewish Center. Sister-
hood: 11:46 a.m. Lunch at
nominal cost.
THURSDAY AUGUST 9
Temple Emanu-El: 7:45 p.m.
Executive Committee Meeting.
At Temple.
Organizations
B'NAI BRITH
DEERFIELD BEACH
The Deerfield Beach Lodge of
B'nai B'rith received three
awards from the Florida State
Association at the Florida
convention. The Lodge received
the "Outstanding Lodge
Award." Lodge member Irving
R. Friedman received a special
award for his involvement with
community relations. Harry
Halbreich, editor of the lodge
journal. The Shofar, received an
award for making the journal
among the top ten lodge
bulletins. At the June meeting
of the lodge. Lou Lieberman,
advertising chairman of The
Shofar, received a special award
for upgrading and increasing the
advertising in the bulletin.
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
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The Fort Lauderdale-
Pompano Beach Chapter of
Brandeis University National
Women's Committee is seeking
donations of hard cover and
paperback books, records,
magazines and sheet music for
their October Book Sale. For
pickup information contact 974-
8553 or 722-4916. All donations
are tax deductible.
Julius Berman (left), outgoing chairman of the Confer,
Presidents of Major American Jewish Organization*.
embraced by Israeli Premier Yitzhak Shamir at a receptioi
Jerusalem marking the completion of Berman's two ytaru
head of the Conference. At the reception in his honor
Prime Minister presented Berman with a book on Jem**
and expressed 'our deep appreciation and admiration' to I
Presidents Conference chairman for his 'dedication
leadership in these difficult times.'
Israeli, Syrian Find Common Tie!
By TAMAR LEVY
GENEVA (JTA) There are ties that
even two countries that are officially in a state of j
They are sold in an e egant shop on Ge
fashionable Rue du Rhone.
Israel's Ambassador to France, Ovadia Sofl
discovered this when on a visit here when he went!
the shop to purchase a tie. Immediately he
surrounded by Arab-speaking security men. The em
says he thought to himself: "I have been recoj
My final hour has arrived."
But such was not the case. The security men w^
guarding Riffat Assad, a brother of President Hi
Assad of Syria who was in the shop with his
When Soffer picked a tie and handed it to the
woman for wrapping, Mrs. Assad, looking over
shoulder, told the woman, "This model I would like I
my husband, but in different colors."
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,dlin: Feinstein's Disappointment
Was A Misguided Dream
Friday, July 27, 1984 The Jewish Floridian of Qraatar Fort UocUrdab ftji 13
I continued from Page *
L in America and of
Umi be changed if. as a
Imw hoped to survive.
k ned ^s of thence
Tindor, the won., has
fcn'all of the malaise
Kone hoped, only the.r
C were previously he.r.
L,sion explains much of
Cmorphosis m the moat
Cue of nightmares -
fctic effect that vk>-
I "ie common fare of its
%mming. has had onthe
Lture mind which these
"adopts the abberationa of
> behavioral response (the
Ithat creates the violent TV
in the first place) long be-
the "natural" violence of
temporary life has afflicted
(developing child's pereonal-
.J LIVE in an age of child-
Jd's end well before childhood
fact does end. Through tale-
fcn. we encumber it with the
fctmtre of humanity when
|$weet dream should still be
dominant bedtime experi-
ence. We teach the cheapness of
life, its expendability. and our
lack of responsibility for the
lives of others.
Than a corrupt child nothing
is more frightening, as Henry
James forewarned us so long
ago. In the case of the ice cream
vendor, there is a special sad-
ness in his saga, sadder even
than in the case of Kitty Geno-
vese herself, because the death
of the notion that in childhood
there is innocence (Sigmund
Freud had a hand in this, as
well) deprives the corrupted
adult world of its fondest illu-
sion, its fondest struggle to
return to that innocence.
The ice cream vendor, better
than I, can soothe the agony of
Diane Feinstein in this Democ-
ratic Convention week. Or even
that of Jesse Jackson. Such
dreams as theirs are of an older
order when there were John
Waynes to protect the body
politic. It is not of an order
where children steal as the
victim bleeds unheeded.
The dreams of the Feinsteins
and the Jacksons are the fluff of
unrealistic pedantry. The Great
God TV ordains otherwise. Such
dreams are not in his lifetime.
>
President Reagan presents the Presidential
Medal of Freedom posthumously to the late
Sen. Henry Jackson (D., Wash.).
Accepting the award is Sen. Jackson's
widow, Mrs. Helen Jackson, in ceremonies
last week at the White House.
sha B'Av-From destruction
to tragedy to the
iticipation of redemption
Continued from Pag* 1
are read. The Torah
Jnions deal with despair and
"and yet with the first
i of comfort as well.
[As the day wanes, the de-
ns of hope and redemption
rge more clearly. The tallit
telfillin are worn at the
noon service, prayers of
mfort are said, and as the fast
f) ends with the evening
the prayer for the full
''s proclaimed. In mystical
"literature, the sanctifica-
' of the moon is the hope for
Messiah, and the prayer
*s the belief that all of
and nature will be
to wholeness and
tUon.
[In some synagogues, the con-
0' redemption is linked
'renewed ties with the land
"rad. It is customary to
to the
make contributions
Jewish National Fund.
The dominant theme, then,
that emerges from the fast of
Tisha B'Av. is that we re-enact
past tragedy as if we ourselves
had experienced its impact. But
the re-enactment would be
meaningless if it did not stun
ulate us to ultimately seek
greater spiritual heights. The
days of tragedy sensitize us to
the historical sacrifices of our
people, to the needs of those
who still suffer in our own day,
and to the primacy of individual
responsibility so as to lead of
communal redemption.
The rising crescendo of catas-
trophe is transformed into a
peon of faith, deeds of loving
kindness and the seeking of
repentance as the High Holy
Days approach.
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Cantors Assembly gets $160,000 U.S. grant
TA Uhonors Scientist Refusnik
New York (JTA) The Can-
ton Assembly, an arm of Con-
servative Judaism, has been
awarded $160,000 by the Na-
tional Endowment for the Hu-
manities to prepare and publish
the first comprehensive history
of the cantorate in America, ac-
cording to Cantor Samuel
Rosenbaum, Assembly executive
vice president.
He said that, under terms of
the three-year grant, the study
will assess the changing role of
the cantor as an individual
functioning in the community;
the changing nature of the can-
torate; and changes in the
musk and liturgy that form the
art of the cantor.
The study, through documen-
tary and photographic research,
reviews of sheet music and re-
cordings, survey questionnaires
and interviews, will examine the
cantor's role in preserving tradi-
tional Jewish culture, and
adapting it to its surroundings
during 300 years of Jewish life
in America.
He said that the study will
also explore the underlying
belief system, social organiza-
tion, material culture and
historical context of cantonal
music, as well as the music
itself.
Cantor Ivan Perlman, Assem-
bly president, said that "despite
the enormous changes which
have taken place in Jewish life
over the centuries, the idea that
prayer must be musically ex-
pressed by a specialist acting as
'sheliach tzibbur' messenger
of the congregation has re-
mained stable."
He said the Assembly, formed
in 1947, consists of more than
400 cantors holding full-time
pulpits throughout the United
States and Canada. It publishes
the Journal of Synagogue
Music, which Perlman said was
the only forum in the world
devoted entirely to synagogue
liturgy.
Tel Aviv University conferred
an honorary degree of Doctor of
Philosophy on Soviet-Jewiah
scientist Victor Brailovsky, in
recognition of his leading role in
the struggle of Soviet Jewry for
the right of cultural expression
and alivah. The award was
accepted by Dr. Brailovsky a
brother Michael, in a ceremony
held during the annual meeting
of the University's Board of
Governors.
Dr. Brailovsky, a prominent
Temple Beth Orr gets new rabbi
Rabbi Jerrold M. Levy has
been elected by the congregation
of Temple Beth Orr, Coral
Springs, to assume the pulpit as
spiritual leader as of August 1.
"The arrival of Rabbi Levy
will coincide with the completion
of a newly-constructed sanc-
tuary and social hall," stated
Raymond Hersh, leader of the
search committee that recom-
mended Rabbi Levy.
Rabbi Levy comes to Temple
Beth Orr after 11 years of
service at Temple B'nai El in
St. Louis. He is a graduate of
Columbia University with an
AB degree, followed by
Bachelors and Masters degrees
from the Hebrew Union College-
Jewish Institute of Religion.
Prior to his tenure in St.
Rabbi Jerrold M. Levy
Louis, Kabbi Levy served at
Rockdale Temple, Cincinnati:
Temple Beth Torah. Dix Hills.
N.Y.; and at Temple Beth
Shalom, Miami Beach. He has
also taught the philosophy and
history of Reform Judaism at
Washington Unversity, St.
Louis.
His first objective will be to
meet as many Temple
members as possible. To
facilitate this program, the
Membership Committee of
Temple Beth Orr is planning a
series of meetings and get-
togethers for Rabbi and Mrs.
Levy.
Rabbi Levy has been married
for almost 20 years to Ruth
Mielnicki. an Israeli Sabra. and
has three children: Judi. 16;
David. 14: and Ari. 9.
Temple Beth Torah gets new cantor
Cantor P. Hillel Brummer will
be the new cantor at the
Tamarac Jewish Center-Temple
Beth Torah, according to
Temple president David Krantz.
Krantz stated that Brummer's
cantorial duties will include
chanting at the Friday night
and Saturday morning services
as well as on holidays and the
High Holy days.
Tamarac Jewish Center
presently has a membership of
over 1.350 families and is one of
the fastest growing Temples in
the country. For registration in-
formation call the Temple at
721-7660.
Soviets Feed Us No False Evidence
NEW YORK A top
Department of Justice
official has refuted charges
that the Soviet Union is
fabricating evidence in
order to dupe the United
States into prosecuting
Nazi war criminals from
Eastern Europe, who
entered this country
illegally.
Neal M. Sher. director of the
Office of Special Investigations,
declared that those making these
accusations some members of
the Eastern European commu-
nities in this country and some
organs of the "emigre press"
"would very much like to see OSI
disappear."
SHER SPOKE here before
some 400 Jewish community
leaders assembled at the Grand
Hyatt Hotel, for the National
Commission meeting of the Anti-
Defamation League of B'nai
B'rith. He said the OSI staff
scrupulously authenticates
"every scrap of evidence,
obtained from whatever sources,
in order to prove each case under
our law, our rules, and our
procedures."
Disclosing that his staff is
seeking out and prosecuting Nazi
war criminals at a record pace
including the filing of three more
cases the same day he spoke
(May 31) Sher listed the OSI
procedures followed in handling
evidence:
Original documents are
sought and subjected to exhaus-
tive scientific testing;
* Signatures are examined for
forgeries by handwriting experts;
* No advance notice is
Provided of what documents are
Bing sought and what questions
are to be answered by witnesses;
Corroboration of evidence is
sought from other sources.
STRESSING THAT it would
be counterproductive for the
Soviets to use "false and
untrustworthy evidence" to
embarrass the United States, he
said that any propaganda gains
the Russians might possibly
make "would be destroyed
totally should fabricated
evidence be uncovered."
Sher said that the accumulated
evidence makes dear that
collaboration with the Nazis by
members of the native population
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scholars and leaders in
and the professions ,
honorary doctorates and
ships from the University
in Eastern European countries is
not "a mere fiction concocted by
the KGB."
He emphasized that the "long
lasting and significant effect of
our litigation will be the specific
and unequivocal findings made
by U.S. courts regarding the
destruction of European Jewry in
the occupied areas of the
Ukraine, Estonia. Latvia
Lrthuania, White Russia, as well
as in the death camps throughout
Europe.
HE ADDED that "the over-
whelming documentary and
testimonial evidence" obtained
for these cases contradicts the
"poisonous views" and "bias-
phemies" of "revisionists" who
argue in supposedly scholarly
journals that "the Holocaust did
not take place; that it is a gross
exaggeration perpetuated to
engender support for the State of
Israel and other so-called Jewish
interests."
Continuing, Sher stated: "The
decisions rendered in OSI's
litigation can only add to the
arsenal of evidence which will
ensure that the dark truth of the
Nazi era will never be concealed
from future generations."
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the first time in more than a decade,
12,000-member Jewish community of
hoslovakia has its own rabbi Shown
iter) is Rabbi Daniel Mayer, 27, a
nt graduate of the Jewish Theological
nary of Budapest in Hungary, the
Tombstones in the Kaunas (Kovno) Jewish cemetery lie
__M broken and vandalized in a photo obtained by the Student
only rabbinical college in Eastern Europe S^ruf.le for Soviet Jewry. This is yet another effort by the
at a ceremony in Budapest on May 13 ^t"*. to d*Btry the Jewish past to try to prevent a
commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Jewish iuture m the USSR.
1944 deportation of Hungarian Jews. Rabbi
Mayer took up his official duties in Prague
on June 11.
James in News
llsraeli Wins Major Award in Kremlin
(warding of the presti- servance and to those who have
annual prize of the Fed- succeeded in raising the Jewish
> of European Biochemical conscience of others in the
; to Weizmann Institute Jewish deaf community.
htist Prof. Benjamin Geiger ______
closing ceremony of its
Brence held inside the
nlin in Moscow earlier this
pth has been hailed by Nor-
Cohen, chairman of the
n Committee for the
nann Institute of Science.
Riis great honor attests to
significant international role
research work of Israel's
fmann Institute of Science."
N- The Khievementa of the
d-rank Institute, which is
m marking its 50th anni-
0 Jubilee Year, "have
a major contribution to
" emergence on the world
." pivotal center of
c pioneering," he de-
Geiger. of the Institute's
?t of Chemical Immu-
' *M honored by the
s contribution to
of the
> cell movement
IvofT8 oy which the
JJ ^ cell membrane is
understanding
J*"" deaf and hear-
l* United States and
NCsH? the 0ur
^.National Con-
1 ,^m8 to Rabbi
^"""d. national
convention was
"** Israel Shomrei
* The
Y
Union of Councils for Soviet
Jews reveals in Washington
that Soviet dissident Andrei
Sakharov is being held in a
closed ward in the Semashko
Hospital in the city of Gorki,
250 miles from Moscow. Dr.
Vladimir Yvgenievich Rozhnov,
of the Advanced Training Insti-
tute for Doctors at the Academy
of Medical Science in Moscow, a
specialist in psychotropic
medicine and hypnosis, flies into
Gorki from Moscow every two
days on a specially assigned
plane. It is reported that Dr
Sakharov is injected regularly
with psychotropic drugs.
Further, the normal staff in the
ward to which Dr. Sakharov is
assigned has been replaced with
special personnel.
In an urgent letter to Presi-
dent Reagan, Sen. Howard Met-
zenbaum (I)., Ohio) said, "I be-
lieve that the Soviet govern-
ment must, if it is to have any
further credibility in the
civilized world, permit imme-
diate access to Dr. Sakharov by
objective international observ-
ers. I ask that you request such
access in the strongest terms
and that you encourage our
friends and allies to do the
same. The Soviets must not be
allowed to think that they can
History for the Library of Con-
gress.
"We are tremendously pleased
that NCJW's records will join
those of other organizations as
well as the fact that we will be
in the illustrious company of the
personal papers of such notables
as Abraham Lincoln and Felix
Frankfurter," said President
Mandel. NCJW has a rich 91-
year history of advocacy and
community service in our
Sections throughout the coun-
try, and we are delighted this
history will be preserved in the
Library of Congress for
posterity."
The NCJW records will be
preserved in the Library oLCon-
gress as a separate collection,
one of the 10,000 collections the
Library now maintains.
An American official warned
in Paris Tuesday that the
United States may boycott the
1985 Nairobi World Conference
on Women sponsored by the
United Nations if the meeting is
politicized with an anti-Western
bias.
Jean Gerard, U.S. Ambas-
sador to UNESCO, told an in-
ternational conference of Jewish
women leaders sponsored by the
Anti-Defamation League of
B'nai B'rith and B'nai B'rith
Women that the U.S. has
worked thus far in preparatory
meetings for Nairobi to "keep
the agenda free of contentious
political items."
But if preparations for the
conference are "unduly politi-
cized, the U.S. will very likely
not attend," she told some 160
Jewish women leaders, represen-
ting three million women from
16 nations.
Leo Frisch. a pioneer of
Jewish journalism who served
as editor and publisher of the
American Jewish World, a Min-
neapolis weekly, from 1912 to
1972, died June 29 at the age of
94 of natural causes, according
to Robert Kriahef, editor and
general manager of the weekly.
Services were held on July 2 at
Adath Yeshurun Congregation,
a Conservative synagogue to
which Frisch belonged.
Frisch was brought to the
United States from Lithuania
when he was 11. He was born in
Suvalki, Poland in 1890. He re-
ceived a Bachelor of Arts degree
from the University of Minne-
sota in 1912, beginning his
newspaper career the same year.
A 53-year-old Orthodox
Jewish teacher has had to fight
for his right to adhere to his
religious beliefs as an instructor
in a a totally non-Jewish en-
vironment, particularly his prac-
tice of wearing a skullcap at all
times.
Jerry Geaeeove told the
Canadian Jewish News that he
believes he is the only teacher
with the Board of Education of
Toronto who wears a skullcap to
all his classes and staff meet-
ings. He said to get peace from
bigots, he had to stand up to
them.
Israelis in LA
TEL AVIV (JTAI Isra-
el's 53-member Olympic squad
left for Los Angeles Sunday for
the 1984 Olympic Games which
open there at the end of the
month. The squad consists of 33
athletes.
Falashas Angered
JERUSALEM (WNS) -
Almost 1,000 Ethiopian Jews de-
monstrated in Jerusalem against
"government inaction in helping
their families to emigrate to
Israel." Many demonstrators ar-
gued that they did not accept the
government's claim that it waa
doing its beet to save Ethiopia's
Jews,
unoW ,ifr prin8' Mary- with impunity contemptuously
nT..1 directi
.ho,*
on of
y< regional repre-
? 215* Mention was
JfijE fen
iL.,4- UC Shnoa
ci n^tematk>n-
hr th.""18 wre un-
"bddS for Jrih
S!&*?.8ummer on
^l*>n of fw.
,wNa h. nvtion
violate the moat elementary
standards of human decency."
Lynn Singer, president of the
Union of Councils for Soviet
Jews, said, "We are deeply con-
cerned that the Soviets have re-
sorted to tactics reminiscent of
the 1930s. We demand an
immediate investigation by an
international medical team. The
Soviets have much to gain from
allowing the Sakharovs to be
examined and further by
allowing them to emigrate."
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The National Council of Jew-
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