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Volume 17 Number 20
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Friday, August 26, 1988
Price: 35 cents
Providing Quality Jewish Education For All Ages in North Broward...
The Central Agency for Jewish Education
Early childhood young-
sters children in
Sunday, Hebrew or Day
School classes, teen-
agers in the Judaica High
School or youth organiza-
tions young adults,
parents and senior adults
. teachers, principals,
educational directors,
communal workers,
scholars and laymen the
Central Agency for Jewish
Education of the Jewish
Federation of Greater Ft.
Lauderdale serves them all!
CAJE is the central
address of Jewish Educa-
tion in North Broward in its
role as the educational arm
of the Jewish community
and in its functions as
consulting, coordinating,
operating and servicing all
types of programs from
Davie to Deerfield Beach
and from the Gait to the
Its lay leadership is
headed by Pearl Reinstein,
chairman of the Committee
on Education of the Jewish
Federation. The committee
is comprised of community
individuals who determine
the broad policy for the
Agency, who seek out the
unmet educational needs in
the community and recom-
mend those programs that
would fulfill these needs.
CAJE's professional staff
is headed by Dr. Abraham
J. Gittelson, Director of
Education; Sharon
Horowitz, Judaica High
School Principal and
Teacher Center Director;
and Helen Weisberg,
Administrator of the North
Broward Midrasha Adult
Education Institute.
In addition the North
Broward community is
served by nine other profes-
sionals of the overall CAJE
staff headed by Gene
Greenzweig, CAJE execu-
tive director. CAJE's work
is focused on a number of
major areas. The Judaica
High School serves over 300
students at three branches
with college credit courses,
the Akiva Leadership
Training Fellowship,
enrichment classes, student
council activities and partic-
ipation in the "March of the
Living" pilgrimage to
Teacher Resource Center
CAJE director Dr. Abraham
Gittelson, teachers Mrs. Julie
SkiddeU, Ramat Shalom, and
Judaica High School director
Sharon Horowitz."
Eastern Europe, Poland
and Israel, and the Soviet
Jewry March in Wash-
North Broward Midrasha
administrator Helen Weisberg
and former Israeli Ambas-
sador Simcha Dinitz at a
Jewish Life Lecture Series.
The Jewish Teachers
Institute provides courses,
workshops, seminars and
Palm-Aire '89 Chairs Kranberg andLibowsky
"It is the major area
chairmen that establish and
articulate the vision and spirit
of the community's Jewish
Federation/United Jewish
Appeal leaders who help
raise Jewish consciousness,
ROME Italian director
Franco Zeffirelli has denied
using the term "Jewish
cultural scum" to describe
the producers of Martin
Scorsese's film "The Last
Temptation of Christ."
groundbreaking ceremony
for the memorial to the
600,000 Jews who died in
the Holocaust was itself an
extraordinary event that
was covered by Hungary's
10 daily newspapers.
nurturing a sense of shared
tradition and value, and at the
Palm-Aire community in
Pompano Beach, we have two
of our outstanding team '89
And Barbara K. Wiener,
Federation's executive vice
president and general
campaign chairman, was refer-
ring to the Palm-Aire Divi-
sion's '89 chairman Joseph
Kranberg and Major Gifts
chair Irving Libowsky, when
she announced that the two
men would once again be at
the helm of the Country Club
community's drive for record-
breaking gifts. As of this date,
under their leadership, the
Palm-Aire Division has raised
more than $778,000, a 17
percent increase over last
year's totals.
Kranberg, who has been
involved in Jewish philan-
At the helm Joseph Kran-
berg, left, and Irving Libowsky
thropy all his life, was the
president of the UJA
campaign in his hometown of
Geneva, New York, prior to
coming to South Florida. His
work on behalf of his
fellowman knows no bounds,
and has been recognized by his
peers, having been honored at
the UJA Pacesetters
Luncheon and was Palm-
Aire's Israel Bonds first
achievement recipient.
A co-founder and president
of the Palm-Aire Civic Associ-
ation the first five years, as
well as a member of the Execu-
tive Committee since 1974, he
is a past president of Condo 4.
As chairman of this year's
drive, he helped to organize
and implement new and inno-
vative fund-raising techniques
accounting for an increase in
both campaign funds and new
Committed to every aspect
of things Jewish, the Atlanta,
GA native Irving Libowsky, is
indeed a "Man for all
Reasons" having been
involved in a lifetime of dedica-
tion and devotion to his
brethren in need.
The past chairman of the
Palm-Aire Division, he was the
most responsible for the
present day achievement of
the community's philanthropic
successful giving record. A
vice president of the Federa-
tion, he serves as the chairman
of the Kosher Nutrition/
Gathering Place programs and
is a valued member of the
Eldercare comittee currently
finalizing the ground-breaking
of the HUD 202 123-unit
apartment complex for the
elderly in the community of
Recognized for his untiring
work and unstinting gener-
osity, he was one of the first
men named to the Federation
"Hall of Fame," and received
the coveted ADL Torch of
Liberty Award from
B'nai B'rith.
Continued on Page 2
Israel Volunteers
. .. Page 5
Coral Springs JCC
. Page7
College Campuses
...Page 12
In The SpotlightAn Issue Facing American Jewry...
Constitutional Convention Risks Freedom
The American Jewish
community must be
alerted to an issue of great
United States
of America
moment taking place in
many state legislatures
across this country.
A measure has been
proposed calling on the US
congress to sanction a
constitutional convention
for the purpose of consid-
ering an amendment
requiring a balanced
federal budget. There is
great concern thai the
convening of a new
national constitutional
convention poses a poten-
tial threat to our plural-
istic democracy, and
indeed, to our American
way of life.
Regardless of opinions
as to the need and desira-
bility of mandating a
balanced budget in the US
Constitution, the Amer-
ican Jewish community
should be single-minded
that opening the Constitu-
tion to change, through
the extraordinary method
of a convention the first
since 1787 carries un-
acceptable risks, because
it invites tampering with
our basic freedoms. Many
constitutional experts fear
that even the Bill of Rights
the cornerstone of
American democracy
would not be secure.
Judging by the nature
and agenda of the groups
pressing for a new conven-
tion, many of these groups
are seeking more than a
balanced budget amend-
ment. Some of them have
made no secret that they
are looking for funda-
mental changes in the
document that has served
our nation so well for
nearly 200 years, including
revisions of Articles One
and Four of the Bill of
Many legal scholars are
convinced that once a
convention begins, there
are no restraints on what
it can consider, even if the
reason for convening was
as specific as a balanced
budget amendment. In
theory, the delegates to a
convention could rewrite
the Constitution alto-
gether, just as the first
Convention, mandated to
rewrite the Articles of
Confederation, decided to
recommend a radically
different document, which
was then ratified by the
states. Even if a conven-
tion could be limited to one
Continued on Page 4

Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale/Friday, August 26, 1988
Providing Quality Jewish Education
For All Ages in North Bro ward...
The Central Agency for Jewish Education
Continued from Page 1
conferences for teachers in
the 13 different schools of
the community. The CAJE
Board of License certifies
teachers on all levels of
instruction while the
Council of Educational
Directors meets on a
monthly basis to deal with
issues relating to curric-
ulum, supervision, inter-
school programming and
administrative concerns.
Midrasha Adult Educa-
tion Institute includes the
"Contemporary Issues of
Jewish Life," series with an
annual attendance of more
than 2,500 individuals; the
Jewish Book Review Series
in cooperation with the
Broward County Library
System with 42 reviews; the
resource programming
workshop, S.P.I.C.E., for
Jewish organization educa-
tion chairmen; the
Jewish Family Service
staff; and for the Women's
Division. CAJE serves as
consultant for the Hebrew
Day School, for the
program of special educa-
tion held at Temple Beth
Orr, for the early childhood
programs of the community
and as advocate for Jewish
education in its broadest
Pearl Reinstein, CAJE
Pictured accepting donations for 'March of the Living' the teenage
program to Poland and Israel are form left, Rabbi Nathan
ZoUmdek, PamelaKatz, paHicipant, Abraham Phtkin, president,
BethHillelCongregationand Vivian Schneider participant. Both
young ladies are 1988 graduates oftheJudaica High School.
kx!v*t ftftf
March of Living Standing at the Western Wall
in Jerusalem (seated), Pant Katz and Beverly
Needleman, and, standing, from left, Leslie
Lautin, Dan Ballon, Erin Goldman, Anna
CAJE executive director Gene Greenzweig keyn- Bugdadi, Matt Seslow, Trent Hershenson,
otes Woodlands Community Jewish Contem- Vivian Schneider, Eric Labowitz, and Sharon
porary Limited Series. Horowitz of CAJE.
The Teacher Resource Community Hebrew Ulpan chairman, indicated that,
Center is designed to classes; the advanced Bible "Many unmet needs still
provide teachers with the and Talmud study groups; face the community. Among
opportunity to create their and Community Concert; them are the strengthening
own materials, enhance and the celebrations for of relationships with the
their skills and competen- Israel Independence Day at
cies and review materials the Jewish Community
secured from sources Center, and the observance
throughout the country and of Jerusalem Day.
from Israel. The TRC
publishes 'Kolenu", a quar- As a resource for the
terly containing ideas and community, CAJE conducts
information about all sessions for Federation lay
At a recent meeting of the adult education committee of the
Central Agency for Jewish Education the group celebrated a
successful conclusion of the 1987-88 season of the North Broward
Midrasha programs and plan for the 1988- '89 season. From left,
seated Rhoda Dagan, Sunny Landsman, Ruth Kessluk, Helene
Goldwin, Josephine Newman and standing Dr. Abraham J.
Gittelson, Ruth Schwartz, Berte Resnikoff, Sonya Schhsser, Lee
Gorenstein, Jerry Kaye, Elaine Lampert, Estelle Pearson,
Milton Miller, Sylvia Miller, Samuel Dickert and Helen Weis-
synagogue schools; the
needs of the physically and
mentally handicapped; the
expansion of the Judaica
High School program to all
geographical areas of North
Broward; the establishment
of the Teacher Resource
elements of
the school
and professional leadership; Center in proper facilities;
for the staff of the ECE reaching out to the unaffili-
programs of the Jewish ated; and enhancing Jewish
The North Broward community center; for the family life and education."
JERUSALEM Hebrew newspapers blared recently with
reports of an uncovered Palestinian plan for an independent state
headed by the Palestine Liberation Organization.
TEL AVIV Peace Now demonstrators in the Ramat Aviv
suburb of Tel Aviv recently called for the release of Faisal
al-Husseini, the head of the Arab Studies Institute in East
Jerusalem, who was arrested on suspicion of Palestine Liberation
Organization activism.
JERUSALEM The costs of compensation for damage due to
the Palestinian uprising have emptied the coffers of the Israeli
Finance Ministry s compensation fund.
Addressing the Business Community...
Martin F. Stein Elected Chairman
ofUJA fs Board of Trustees
The May meeting of the'Federation Business Executive Meeting
featured Norman Braman, center, prominent South Florida
civic leader surrounded by, from left, Harold L. Oshry, Federa-
tion president, Richard Finkelstein, B,onnie Schaeffer, Kenneth
Bierman, Federation executive director, Susan Rose Symons,
and JudahEver.____________________________________
Kranberg andLibowsky
Continued from Page 1 to the growing challenge
facing our young North
Broward community. Once
again, Kranberg and Libowsky
will be at the helm creating an
excitement that will reach into
the heart of every segment of
the community."
Events already scheduled
include: Palm-Aire Workers
Breafast, Tuesday, Oct. 11;
Palm-Aire Pacesetters
Luncheon, Monday, Dec. 12;
and Palm-Aire Dinner,
Sunday, Feb. 5, 1989.
For more information,
5 apartments and unit residents contact sandy Jaffe, assistant
who. throuch diligence and campaign director, at
A prime member of all
campaign activities, Libowsky
has been to Israel on a number
of occasions, and has been a
keynote speaker about the
importance of supporting the
vital programs in the Jewish
homeland, as well as at home
and worldwide. In referring to
the area leaders, Wiener
stated, "Palm-Aire has been at
the forefront of giving
theirs has been a finely tuned
network of condo homes,
apartments and unit residents
who, through diligence and
perseverance, has responded
NEW YORK, N.Y. Martin
F. Stein, immediate past
United Jewish Appeal national
chairman, has been elected
chairman of the UJA Board of
Trustees, succeeding Alex
Grass of Harrisburg, Pennsyl-
vania. Morton A. Kornreich,
who succeeds Stein as national
chairman, spoke highly of
Stein saying: "Marty's
warmth, caring and genuine
understanding of the mission
of the UJA make him the ideal
choice for chairman of the
board. His two years as
national chairman have been
an unqualified success and I
know he will be an outstanding
board chairman."
In addition to Stein's
appointment, ten new
members were elected last
month to serve on the United
Jewish Appeal Board of Trus-
tees for the 1988-89 term of
the Board.
The Board of Trustees,
which is the policy making
body of the UJA, is comprised
of trustees from the ranks of
its own national vice chairmen,
as well as through those of the
United Israel Appeal, Council
of Jewish Federations and the
American Jewish Joint Distri-
bution Committee. The newly
elected Board will serve until
May of 1989. Kornreich was
also elected to the Board of
Among the other new trus-
tees are several UJA National
vice chairmen including:
Edgar R. Goldenberg of Phila-
delphia; Steven Grossman of
Boston who is also UJA
national chairman for Commu-
nications/Public Relations;
Jane Sherman of Detroit, who
Martin Stein
returns to the Board after a
two-year hiatus; and Albert B.
Ratner of Cleveland, who is
also UJA's national chairman
of the Long Range Planning
Committee and returns to the
Board after a year's leave.
Other new Board members
include: Rabbi Alexander
Schindler of New York City,
president of the Union of
American Hebrew Congrega-
tions; UJA honorary national
vice chairman Alan Ades, of
New Bedford, Mass.; Kalman
Sultanik of New York City,
vice president of the World
Jewish Congress; Billie Tisch
of New York City, chairman of
the Allocations Committee of
the UJA-Federation of Jewish
Philanthropies of Greater New
York; and Louis Zorensky of
St. Louis, an executive
committee member of the
American Jewish Joint Distri-
bution Committee.
Under the UJA corporate
by-laws, trustees are limited to
five consecutive years of
service, but after a break in
service may be reelected to the
Board. Trustees retiring in
May 1988 were: Melvin
Dubinsky of St. Louis; Victor
Gelb of Cleveland; Osias G.
Goren of Los Angeles; Jerold
C. Hoffberger of Baltimore;
Lawrence S. Jackier of
Detroit; Rabbi Charles Kroloff
of Westfield, N.J.; Donald M.
Robinson of Pittsburgh;
Herbert H. Schiff of
Columbus; and Bernice S.
Tannenbaum of New York
City. Stein thanked them for
their outstanding contribu-
tions and expressed the hope
that they would continue to be
active in the Jewish world.

"... set out from here to
a land of milk and honey"
(Exodus 33:3)
The Russian term "Glasnost"
has been incorporated into our
language. We have been led to
believe that the word translates as
"openness." What does this
particular openness mean to Jews
of the Soviet Union? Openness
(and therefore tolerance) might
mean that more Jews could expect
to emigrate to a country of their
own choosing. In that part of the
world, reality is, of course, very
different from expectation.
The New York Times Interna-
tional section of Friday, Aug. 5,
reported a very troubling situa-
tion. Glasnost is allowing a new
"openness" to those who wish to
vent their pent-up feelings of anti-
Semitism. Encouraged by the
restyling of the Gorbachev admin-
istration, the deep seated afflic-
tion of anti-Semitism is once again
openly tormenting the Jewish
community. Moscow Jews have
reported "blatant and crude leaf-
lets around the city this spring
that called for "death to Jews"
and warnings that the celebration
of the millennium of Christianity
in this country would be marked
by violence and pogroms."
These leaflets, only one example
of many such incidents, were
handwritten and glued to walls.
The Times article called them
"startling in their simplicity and
venom." They proclaimed, r'How
long can we tolerate the dirty
Jews who have penetrated our
society? Russia is for
Russians.. .. and death to Yids."
"Anti-Semitism here is an old
illness," said Yuli Kasharovsky, a
Moscow Jew who has for 17 years
been denied permission to
emigrate. "But before, it was
fears we nurtured among
ourselves. What is new for us is
this talk, the fact that it is so
acceptable to speak about anti-
Semitism. We have to ask
ourselves, 'What does this
mean?' "
Russian prejudice against Jews
has been a fact of life since before
the formation of the Soviet Union.
Russian Jewish history was
written in the tears of the ghettos
and the blood of the pograms.
Growing in strength during the
reign of Josef Stalin, anti-
Semitism never actually subsided.
Inspite of official condemnation,
Soviet Jews agree that anti-
Jewish sentiments are encour-
aged by the government's
campaign against Zionism. Iden-
tity cards must be carried indi-
cating the "Jewish" classification
of each individual. For many
years, the Soviet Union has made
it difficult for Jews to gain admis-
sion to universities or to obtain
jobs and promotions. For those
talented enough to penetrate this
discrimination, there can be a high
level of achievement.
Today, educated Jews are
worried about a resurgence of
nationalist groups like "Pamyat"
who urge "a purer Russian
culture.' This particular group
holds weekly meetings in a Lenin-
grad park. Formed to promote
Russian historical treasures, they
exhibit "a strong undercurrent of
extreme nationalism and anti-
Semitism." Pamyat claims tens of
thousands of followers,
mostly low-ranking bureaucrats
and workers. Jews in Leningrad
have noted that the police have
allowed Pamyat public speakers
to proceed unimpeded.
Gennadi Resnikoff, who has
been refused permission to
emigrate for nine years, main-
tained, "The revolution, Stalin,
even Brezhnev has taught us that
if there is a new era here, and
things don't get better, especially
economically, somehow Jews get
blamed and Jews suffer. And so
we wait and we are frightened."
The Times stated, "Anti-
Semitism here [in the USSR] has
almost always been shrouded in
anonymity or euphemism. Under
Stalin, it was hidden in the guise
of anti-cosmopolitan and in the
Brezhnev years, as anti-
intellectual and anti-Zionist."
Mr. Resnikoff declared,
"Democracy and glasnost are a
delicate balance. We fear very
strongly it will tip in the wrong
direction and we, once again, wifi
be its victim. So far, there has
been no convincing evidence
President Reagan has signed
into law a bill that imposes
federal criminal penalties for
damage to religious property.
The bill, originally proposed
by Rep. Dan Glickman (D.-
Kan.), imposes fines up to
$250,000 and/or 10 years'
imprisonment for anyone
convicted of causing more than
$10,000 in damage to a reli-
gious institution or cemetery,
or causing serious bodily
injury to anyone trying to
exercise his or her religious
"We've sent a clear message
to organizations of hate that
racist and racial religious
violence will not be tolerated,"
Glickman said after both
houses of Congress approved
the bill.
Still pending in the Senate
Judiciary Committee is
another "hate crimes" bill,
which would require the
Justice Department to gather
statistics and report annually
on crimes against persons or
property because of race, reli-
gion, ethnic origin or sexual
Reagan Signs Hate Bill
That bill, sponsored by Rep.
John Conyers (D-Mich.), was
adopted by the House in May
by a 383-29 vote.
Friday, August 26, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 3
North Broward Jewish Education '89...
More Than 5000 Student Enrollment
Enrollment of over 3,300
students, a variety of new
programs and sue new educators
will mark the new school year for
the synagogue and day schools of
North Broward for 1988-89/5749,
Dr. A.J. Gittelson, director of
education for the CAJE of the
Jewish Federation of Greater
Fort Lauderdale, announced.
"Jewish Education in North
Broward has been marked by a
steady increase in school popula-
tion with an additional 1,300 chil-
dren registered in the early child-
hood programs. Gittelson noted,
"The growth has been completed
by more intense programming on
every level, from the nursery
school through the Judaica High
Newcomers to the community
are Mordecai Kaspi-Silverman,
who will be the Educational
Director at Temple Beth Torah;
Arleen Magier, at Temple Beth
Am; Barbara Fellner, Sha'aray
Zedek; Naomi Litzenblatt, Temple
Shalom; Rabbi Edward Moline,
Temple Emanuel; and Cantor
Ronald Graner, Temple Bet
At Temple Bat Yam, where
Rabbi Lewis Littman directs the
school, the emphasis will be on the
holiday cycle of the year, with a
special family chavurah being
formed for post Bar/Bat Mitzvah
The first month of school at
Temple Beth Am, directed by
Arleen Majier will seek to provide
creative approaches combining
past memories of the students
with new experiences. Tzedakah
projects will be a year-long high-
light of the curriculum.
Temple Beth Israel, under the
leadership of Stanley Cohen,
senior educator of the community,
will focus on value concepts and
skill development in its emphasis
on Bible, Prayer and the mitzvot
of Jewish life. A specially devel-
oped graded, spiral curriculum is
designed to continually deepen
the knowledge of the students in
each subject area.
At Temple Beth Orr, Moshe
Ezry, educational director, who
has just been designated as a RJE
Reform Jewish Educator for
distinguished service in Jewish
education, is especially proud of
the class for students with
learning disabilities, the only one
in the community, and the
outstanding student choir under
the direction of Arlene Solomon,
in addition to the ongoing
program of the school.
At Temple Bet Tikvah, Cantor
Educator Ronald Graner will
focus on the family as the basic
educational structure, with ample
opportunities during each of the
holidays for intergenerational
Temple Beth Torah-Tamarac
Jewish Center, directed by Kaspi
Silverman, will focus on special
holiday programs and assemblies
that will include both parents and
children and strengthen home
observance to complement the
teachings of the school. The
detailed school calendar reflects
parent involvement throughout
the year both in relation to the
holidays and the Sabbath.
Rabbi Edward Moline, at
Temple Emanuel, will be directly
involved in the Bar/Bat prepara-
tion of the students, and will also
stress family services and celebra-
tions beginning with the High
Holidays. The school will have an
integrated Hebrew and Judaic
studies program.
At Temple Kol Ami, Tirza Arad
will highlight the first month of
school with the joyous festival of
Sukkot, with student decorations,
consecration of the kindergarten
and first grade students and the
importance of Tzedakah with the
first meeting of the Keren Ami
Council. Through the year the
various grades will participate in
Shabbat services with special
intergenerational programs to
link grandparents and grandchild-
ren, as one of the highlights.
Ramat Shalom, led by Linda
Harris, will focus on holiday cele-
brations, but will also include
Judaic programming through the
use of computers. Guest speakers
will be an important part of the
special school assemblies.
Naomi Litzenblatt, educational
director at Temple Shalom, will
highight individual attention to
each student in the intimate
setting of the school. The begin-
ning of a Kadima youth group will
complement the holiday programs
and ongoing curriculum of the
At Temple Sha'aray Zedek,
Barbara Fellner, who returns to
the community after a brief
absence, will have a Family
Sukkah dinner as a highlight of
the first month of the school. Each
month will see a major school
program including Jewish Book
month observances, a holiday
bazaar and a Family Chanukah
program during the fall semester.
The Peretz Jewish Children's
School, directed by Irving Tabach-
nikov, will continue to emphasize
"mame loshen" and the cultural
world of Yiddishkeit for its
Deserving of special note are
the programs of the David
Posnack Hebrew Day School, the
community Judaica High School
and the Early Childhood
Programs in the synagogues, day
schools and JCC of the community
... but more of this in a coming
Jewish education is alive and
well in North Broward! May
students, teachers, directors and
parents be inscribed for a year of
blessing, peace and fruitful
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Focus, Viewpoints, Opinions, and Commentaries
The rim iiprimd by cohamieta, reprinted editorials, and copy do not nsrssasrflv
reflect the opinion of Uw Jewish Federation of Greater Fort Lauderdale.
The Untelevised Struggle
Travelers returning from Israel are asked: "Isn't it a shame
the way the image of Israel is being changed on TV from
David to Goliath? Isn't the occupation of the West Bank
corrupting the soul of the Israelis?"
It's a shame, first, that the dream cherished by idealist of Arabs
and Jews living together in harmony in the same land has been
shattered. The Intifada the violent uprising of Palestinian
Arabs has silenced those who used to dare speak of brother-
It's a shame that the Israeli Government foolishly released a
thousand of the most hardened apostiles of hatred a few years ago
in a swap for several captured airmen, appeasement that Israel is
paying for today.
It's a shame, too, that so many longtime supporters of Israel in
the U.S. have been reduced to handwringing anguish at the sight
of a democratic nation defending itself against a new form of
guerilla warfare in which the attacker assumes the role of victim.
And it's a shame that overseas viewers are persuaded to think
Israel is in a state of siege, to be shunned by fairweather tourist
and timorous immigrants, when in fact the streets of Jerusalem
and Tel Aviv are far safer than New York and Washington.
Most of all, it's a shame that the underlying motive of the
uprising is so totally misconceived outside Israel's borders. The
purpose of Arab dictators and monarchs who are financing and
delighting in the violence is not self-discrimination, a Western
notion alien to the Arab world. It is to win the 40-year war against
the Jews. The goal remains to drive the Israelis out once and for
Such acceptance of what Arab leaders say in public strikes
accommodationists as antenna-insensitive. Americans who set
great store in winks and nods explain that the Arab leaders have
to adopt an extreme position now but will settle for the West
Bank and Gaza and won't even demand the division of Jerusalem.
Don't worry (say the outsiders whose lives and homes are not at
stake, as well as a diminishing number of doves) about the Arab
rhetoric, the Arab stabbing of Palestinian mayors who lean
toward Jordan rather than the PLO. Ignore all the jihad
jawboning; when offered recognition and land, they'll take what
they are given and will live in peace alongside the Jews.
But, let us cut the condescension and consider for a moment the
possibility that these people are serious. The Palestinians who
have been living for a generation under Israeli adminstration are
among the best-educated, most highly motivated Arabs in in the
world. They are understandably embittered because they have
been kept in camps as "refugees."
And who has denied them dignity, decent housing, citizenship?
While Israel took in 600,000 Jews ejected from Arab lands, the
Arab world made it clear it wanted no part of the Palestinians.
Instead, they kept them in the status of permanent refugees
because the demeaning camps are incubators of hatred of Israel.
That is why Arab rulers, through the UN, have resisted any
improvement in the housing of Palestinians, as offered by the
Israelis. Arab leaders not only want their frustrated brothers to
stay right where they are far from Arab capitals, where they
might be troublemakers in and near Israel, fiercely unhappy.
The pushed-around Palestinians are destined to have their state
one day. But their state will not be Israel; instead, it will be the
land on the East Bank of the Jordan, populated now mainly by
Palestinians but ruled by King Hussein and his minority of
Self-determination will come when the little King and Yasir
Arafat or his successor come to grips or come to agreement.
Economic and culture dictate, that there can be only one
Palestine state, not two. Populated areas of the West Bank and
Gaza can not exist as independent pockets of poverty, but are
destined to unite with the East Bank to create a viable nation run
by the majority and not by the minority monarch who won the
bloody first round.
The battle we see on television today is between Palestinian
demonstrators and Israel soldiers, but the unseen, generation-
long battle is between the PLO and King Hussein for control of
the Palestinian Arab nation.
When the winner emerges with the franchise for direct dealing
one that does not threaten Israel's survival the hardest
Israeli hard-liner will eagerly offer a formula for peace. In the
meantime, Israel's friends are well advised to be patient and
stand fast.
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Israel Government Emergency Committee
to Combat the Intifada Against JNFForests
Friday. August 26, 1988
Volume 17
13 ELUL 5748
Number 20
JERUSALEM: The Israeli
Cabinet is giving top priority to
combating the widespread
burning of Jewish National Fund
forests, much of which is deliber-
ately caused by hostile Palestinian
elements, according to police and
military intelligence, who have
made several arrests.
Since April, over 35,000 acres of
Israel's forests and pasturelands
have been ravaged, at a cost of
over $35 million, including 23,013
acres of natural grazing land,
10,838 acres of natural forest and
2,0003 acres of planted forest.
Moshe Rivlin, JNF world
chairman, who recently delivered
a report to the Cabinet at Prime
Minister Shamir's request, stated,
"This is nothing less than a plague
of forest fires, out of all propor-
tion to anything we have hitherto
Following the cabinet's recent
discussion on the forest crisis, a
special fire-fighting committee
has been created to coordinate
with the police, Israel Defence
Forces, JNF and other agencies
on ways of preventing the recent
wave of politically-inspired arson.
Labelling the forest fires an inti-
fada (Arabic for uprising) against
Israel's woodlands and pastures,
Police Minister Haim Bar Lev has
demanded legislation providing
for considerably stiffer penalties
to deter offenders and has
instructed his ministry to estab-
lish a special intelligence-
gathering unit. Education
Minister Yitzhak Navon has also
instructed his ministry to mobilize
high school seniors to help JNF
and other fire-fighting teams
extinguish outbreaks of fires.
Recent fires have broken out in
three areas in the Jerusalem
region, including the Adullam-
Eshtaol area, Tzora and Bar
Giora-Nes Harim. The American
Independence Park is endan-
gered, as are Canada Park, along
the main Jerusalem-Tel Aviv
highway and Ramot Park on the
capital s northern periphery. In
the Galilee, the fires have been
centered mainly in the areas of
Kibbutz Rosh HaNikra, around
the Banyias Springs and in the
Wadi'Ara region west of Zichron
"The Jewish National Fund has
mobilized all available manpower
and equipment to rapidly prevent
the expansion of existing fires,
deter the outbreak of future fires
and improve access roads," Mr.
Rivlin said. He said that apart
from the forests and pasturelands
destroyed by the flames, valuable
orchards, chicken coops and other
farming property has also been
destroyed. "JNF and the Govern-
ment are coordinating their
efforts to meet the threat of
further blazes," he said. "JNF is
faced with an emergency and the
Government must see to it that
top national priority is given to
combating this new and lethal
terrorist weapon."
Those who wish to help the
Jewish National Fund reforesta-
tion effort may call the agency's
toll-free emergency hotline, 1-800-
5U2-TREE. A special Emergency
Forest Fund certificate is avail-
able, through Visa or MasterCard,
for donations of $50.00 or more. A
personal check may also be made
out to the JNF Emergency Forest
Fund, U2 East 69th Street, New
York, NY, 10021.
In The Spotlight Continued from Page 1
An Issue Facing American Jewry...
Constitutional Convention Risks Freedom
general subject fiscal
matters practically any
manner of amendment
could be introduced
because ultimately every-
thing is relatable and
reducible to budget.
A tougher procedures
bill would be no guarantee
that a convention would
operate within certain
parameters. Despite the
attempt by the Contin-
ental Congress and the
States to bind the original
1787 convention, that
convention recognized and
operated under no limita-
tions. It did so because it
saw itself as a new
convention is likely to see
itself as the highest and
ultimate expression of
people's will.
It is true, of course, that
a convention can do
nothing more than recom-
mend change. Its recom-
mendation must go back to
the states for their
approval. But that rati-
fying process could easily
be dominated by those
states and individuals with
the least experience with
pluralism. They may
accept changes that
strengthen the majority
and its interests at the
expense of the minority. A
healthy democracy is one
that keeps in balance
majority and minority
interest and rights. That is
the American way.
The safer and more
traditional way of
amending the Constitution
is for Congress to consider
constitutional amend-
ments. This is the way the
Constitution has been
amended all 26 times. To
call a constitutional
convention for the ostens-
ible purpose of considering
one proposed amendment
is to abuse a process which
the framers of our Consti-
tution clearly intended as
a last resort.
The call for a national
constitutional convention
must be respected. Such a
convention would put our
freedoms at risk, when a
far more conservative
process initiating an
amendment in Congress
is available and time-
tested. If the country
wants a balanced budget
amendment to the Consti-
tution, let it be done by
that traditional method.
Only in this way can we
protect our American
Constitution. Only in this
way can we be assured
that no extreme and
willful segment of our
body politic will be in a
position to undermine our
fundamental liberties as a
free and tolerant people.
It is significant to note
that states which previ-
ously endorsed the Consti-
tutional Convention
concept are now reconsid-
ering their actions. The
legislatures of Florida and
Alabama have already
formally withdrawn their
We the people do not
want a new constitutional
convention. The political
opportunists, however, do.
I would hope that the
people's will would
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national president ofB'nai

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Searching for the Unaffiliated Jew
Jewish Family Service of
Broward County is asking the
community for donations of
walkers, canes, crutches and
wheelchairs to help develop a
"Care Closet" a place where
the disabled and frail elderly can
borrow these critical items.
"We've learned through our
years of experience with the
newly disabled whether tempo-
rary or long-term and the
elderly that buying or renting this
equipment can be a real burden on
a fixed income," explains Eleanor
Bernstein, director, Senior
Services, Jewish Family Service.
"At the same time, we often
have people call us who'd like to
pass on a walker or wheelchair to
someone in need. Our Care Closet
will help us make the perfect
match between our clients and the
community," Bernstein
points out.
Jewish Family Service offers a
number of services for the disa-
bled and the frail elderly
throughout Broward County,
Respite Care
CHAI (an overall evaluation
and ongoing monitoring)
Information and Referral,
Medicare Information
"Our goal is to help seniors and
their families with a wide range of
services to maintain their inde-
pendence, dignity and self
respect," says Bernstein.
Anyone who has items for the
Jewish Family Service Care
Closet should contact the agency
in Fort Lauderdale at 749-7777.
Because of storage space limita-
tions, hospital beds cannot be
Jewish Family Service is a bene-
ficiary agency of the United Way
of Broward County, the Jewish
Federation of South Broward and
the Jewish Federation of Greater
Fort Lauderdale.
Volunteers for Israel to
Participate in 40th Anniversary
Ceremonies in October
This fall, show your commit-
ment to Israel during the current
crises by going on the Volunteers
for Israel program for three
weeks in October.
Volunteers For Israel work on
military bases, hospitals, and
kibbutzim to help fill in for the
Israeli reservist. As of January 1,
1988, over 7,600 persons from the
Benjamin Dinkes
U.S. have already served in the
program. Anyone in good general
health between the ages of 17 and
70 can go on the program.
In addition to the daily work
routine, volunteers are taken on
weekly tours throughout the
country, partake in lectures by
Israel's leading professors, and
this fall will participate in the final
40th anniversary celebration cere-
monies at Masada which will
include a concert by the Israel
Philharmonic Orchestra.
According to Benjamin Dinkes,
regional coordinator for Volun-
teers For Israel, the October 11
trip is already filling up quickly.
The total subsidized cost of the
trip is $699 which includes round
trip airfare, departure taxes,
registration fees, admission to the
gala concert at Masada, room and
board, tours, and Shabbat home
If you're interested in finding
out more about the trip, call the
office at the JCC at 792-6700 or
Ben Dinkes at 974-1984.
Volunteers for Israel receives a
grant from the Federation/UJA
annual campaign.
NEW YORK World Jewish Congress president Edgar
Bronfman said in a brief statement recently that Austrian
President Kurt Waldheim withdrew his slander suit against him
because of lack of evidence.
OAKLAND, Calif. Kitty Dukakis has responded to critics
who say that, as a Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish man,
she would serve as a bad role model were her husband to be
elected president of the United States.
NEW YORK As a living memorial to the late social activist
and civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, a park, playground and
music center will be built in the Children's Village of Mishan in
Gan Yavneh, Israel.
NEW YORK Bernard Olshansky has recently been appoi-
onted assistant executive vice president of the Council of Jewish
Federations. In his new post, Olshansky will participate in the
overall management of CJF with particular responsibility for
personnel services, lay/professional leadership education and
training, campaign planning services, endowment fund develop-
ment and CFJ finance and administration.
Captain Kirk and the crew went
searching for Dr. Spock in a
recent Star Trek reprise. Porgy
went searching for Bess. Sidney
Greenstreet and a slippery Peter
Lorre went on one more troubled
expedition to find the Maltese
Falcon. Meanwhile, Jewish orga-
nizers and institutions continue to
seek the very elusive "unaffiliated
The search for the unaffiliated
Jew is a misguided effort. The
biggest problem we face is not in
rates of affiliation, either with
synagogues or temple or other
Jewish organizations. It is levels
of involvement that should
concern us most.
Study after study in the 1980s,
whether in St. Louis, San Fran-
cisco, Baltimore, New Orleans, or
other cities, show that most Jews
are affiliated. Some may belong to
a synagogue or temple. Others
belong to one Jewish organization
or another. Most Jews make some
nominal gift to some Jewish
philanthropy. Most Jewish chil-
dren receive some Jewish educa-
tion. The majority attend High
Holiday services, even if they do
not belong to a synagogue or
temple. When all of these are
added together, the total encom-
passes the great majority of Jews.
Those who do none of these things
are likely to be over the age of 65,
and used to belong to some organ-
ization or institution, or under the
age of 30, and plan to join in the
future. Proportionately, few Jews
are totally disconnected, totally
unaffiliated. Rates of true nonaf-
filiation are found to be highest
among intermarried Jews.
The real problem can be found
in the level of commitment,
involvement, and activity for
connected Jews who are inactive
within the organizational and
institutional structure. The reason
Jewish organizations search so
hard for unaffiliated Jews is that
because most affiliated Jews are
invisible within the Jewish
communal structure. They are
members, but in name only.
While Jews give something to
Jewish causes, the vast majority
give only a few dollars. Most Jews
who belong to Jewish organiza-
tions volunteer no time for them.
Jews go to a synagogue or temple,
but only once or twice a year, or
drop off their children at Hebrew
The search for the unaffiliated is
Bank Hapoalim is giving visitors to Israel's 40th Anniversary
Exhibition of Accomplishments in Tel Aviv the opportunity "to
leave their mark"for years to come. Visitors are being invited to
sign a giant scroll which has been set up on the outer wall of Bank
Hapoalim's branch in the Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds. First to
sign the 2.5 by 8-meter cloth scroll were Mr. Haim Herzog,
President of the State of Israel, and his wife Aura.
a cop-out. It allows Jewish organi-
zations to focus outward instead
of looking critically inward. Jews
are already connected in some
way, or will be, or used to be.
Certainly we should make every
attempt to reach out to those who
are totally outside the organiza-
tional and institutional structure.
But that search should not serve
as a smoke screen to the obvious
problems of involving those who
will be marginally drawn to
Jewish communal life at some
point. Marriages, birth of chil-
dren, children becoming school
age, illness and death are all life
cycle events that bring Jews into
contact with Jewish organizations
and institutions. What do we do to
expand the contact?
The most pressing and vital
challenge we have is increasing
levels of involvement and partici-
pation. That requires creating
new volunteer jobs, undertaking
new and broader agendas in our
institutions and organizations,
opening up leadership circles,
providing different and more
human services. It means more
creative religious services and
educational programs. It means
social events that are vibrant and
exciting. It means diversity in
what we do and the ways we do it.
World News
Viljoen, formerly the South
African trade representa-
tive in Harare, has been
appointed South Africa's
new ambassador to Israel.
He succeeds Anton
Loubser, who has been
transferred to Denmark.
BONN Political organi-
zations, church groups and
other activists have joined
in protesting plans by the
Frankfurt municipality to
rebuild a World War II
bomb shelter where once
stood the city's largest
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Foundation of Jewish Philanthropies
Creating A Legacy
For the 21st Century
Joel Reimtein,Chairman
How To Leave A
legacy For Tomorrow
Here are several ways you can
invest in our community and
receive personal benefits.
Philanthropic Fond: A named
fund established by means of cash,
property, or other assets. The
donor has the privilege of making
advisory recommendations for the
distribution of the income or prin-
cipal of the Fund.
Charitable Remainder Trust:
A trust which pays you for life, or
for a specified number of years,
and the assets of which are turned
over to a designated charity after
the deaths of the income benefici-
Charitable Land Trust: An
arrangement in which there is a
contribution of an income interest
to a charity. Property is trans-
ferred to a trust and an immediate
AJCommittee Poll
for Israel
Has Dropped
NEW YORK (JTA) American
public sympathy has declined for
Israel and risen for the Arab
nations since the beginning of the
Palestinian uprising, according to
a Roper poll conducted in April on
behalf of the American Jewish
However, while sympathy for
Israel declined by 11 percentage
points since February 1987
from 48 percent to 37 percent
sympathy with the Arab nations
increased by only three percen-
tage points, from 8 percent polled
in February 1987 to 11 percent in
April 1988.
In addition, a March poll taken
by the Roper Organization that
asked an identical question about
sympathies in the Middle East
conflict indicates that sympathy
with Israel may be on the
upswing. The March poll showed
sympathy for Israel as low as 30
percent and sympathy with the
Arab at 12 percent.
The latest poll is the fifth in an
annual series conducted by Roper
and AJCommittee that probes
American public attitudes toward
Israel and American Jews.
Four identical questions have
been included since the first poll
was conducted in 1984, allowing
for what Dr. David Singer,
director of AJCommittee's Infor-
mation and Research Services
Department, called "a clear and
consistent trend-line established
over time." The previous poll was
taken in February 1987.
On the matter of whether the
news media have shown bias
against Israel in their coverage of
the uprising, 31 percent of those
polled said the media had shown
bias and 36 percent said they had
The current poll's findings are
slightly less upbeat than similar
polls conducted recently by both
the Anti-Defamation of
B'nai B'rith and the American
Jewish Congress.
Singer said that optimists can
conclude from the poll that a
decline in support for Israel is
"not as bad as one might have
However, Singer added,
"anyone who wants to claim that
Israel's image has not changed in
any way, those people are simply
wrong. '
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donated to a charitable organiza-
tion for a period of years or for the
life or lives of the individual or
individuals. The remainder is
either retained by the donor or
given to a non-charitable benefic-
Windfall Gifts: A windfall gift
takes place prior to the sale or
liquidation of a business or the
sale of shares of stock or other
property on which a large capital
gain will be realized. The making
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after-tax cost to the donor. There
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income from its investments are
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tions or areas of interest.
Life Insurance Policy: The
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Federation may be named the
beneficiary of a new or existing
life insurance policy. One's annual
premiums may then be deducted
as a charitable contribution.
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about endowment and legacy
development, we will define
several terms.
Bequest: A gift by will of prop-
erty, a legacy.
Devise: Specific gift of real or
personal property made under a
will to a designated beneficiary.
Endowment Fund: A fund
established by an individual
donor, family or foundation,
consisting of gifts that provide a
source of income for the future.
Estate Tax: The tax imposed by
the Federal or state governments
on the assets of a decedent.
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his or her will whose function it is
to carry out the provisions of the
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administering an estate.
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trustee holds and distributes prop-
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described individuals or charities
according to the instructions of
the grantor or testator.
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created and administered by a
public charity. The contributor
receives income during his life-
time. The charity receives the
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Gold Coast
The Gold Coast Council of the
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization
recently held its Annual Spring
Convention at the Palm Hotel in
West Palm Beach. Coordinated by
the Council's vice presidents,
Jessica Armstrong and Lew
Minsky, the Convention attracted
150 Jewish teenagers from
throughout North Dade, Broward
and Palm Beach counties.
The theme of the Convention
was "Temptations of the 80's,
Sex, Drugs and Rock'N'Roll!"
which was the focus of the many
programs speakers and services.
The aim of these programs was to
educate the youth about various
subjects related to this theme and
to encourage them to think about
how each affects their lives.
Additional highlights of the
weekend included the annual End-
of-the-Year States by the
outgoing Council President,
Kenny Gersh and Lisa Steiman
and the "Life Ceremony," at
which graduating seniors who
JNF Peace Park
Along Border
With Egypt
NIZZANA, Western Negev: A
bold Jewish National Fund peace
initiative was launched at the
western fringe of the Negev
Desert recently, when 500 enthu-
siastic individuals gathered at
Nizzana, on the border with
Egypt, to plant a 25-acre plot of
tree saplings.
The trees were planted to mark
the ninth anniversary of Israel's
peace treaty with Egypt, in the
presence of Dr. Ahmed el Messiri,
Egyptian Consul General to Eilat.
The woodland, which is to be drip
irrigated with brackish water, will
eventually extend along the
border to Ezuz-Be'erotayim.
At the ceremony which
& receded the actual planting,
[oshe Rivlin, JNF world
chairman, expressed the hope that
the forest park would eventually
be merged with a similar one to be
planted along the Egyptian side of
the border. He then revealed
that the project had originally
been conceived by Lova Eliav, the
popular educator and peace
activist who founded the nearby
Nizzana Agricultural Youth
Village. "Your vision, Lova, is
now being fulfilled," Mr. Rivlin
"A green belt planted along the
border," Mr. Eliav replied,
"would practically strengthen
Israel's tender peace with
Egypt." Excavated archaeolo-
gical remains of ancient settle-
ments have testified to Nizzana's
historic role as a major crossing
point for travellers journeying
from Egypt to Syria. "There is
every reason to believe that when
peace is also attained with Jordan
and the Palestinians, Nizzana will
develop into a world center for
trade, cultural exchange and
tourism, drawing pilgrims from
Africa travelling via Israel to
Mecca," he declared. "But for this
to happen, top priority and
resources would have to be
invested in developing and
settling the Negev."
Also present at the ceremony
were Uri Gordon, chairman of the
Aliya Department of the World
Zionist Organization, and Nissim
Zvilli, chairman of the Settlement
Department of the Jewish
Agency. Both organizations are
helping to sponsor the project.
have distinguished themselves
during their years in the organiza-
tion are awarded "Life Member-
ship" and given an opportunity to
recount their experiences. This
year's recipients included Jessica
Armstrong, Brad Berman, Erin
Forster, Kenny Gersh, Lauren
Horowitz, Lew. Minsky, Rachel
Rosenthal and Lisa Steinman.
On the final morning new
Council officers for the upcoming
year were elected. New officers
for the AZA (boys component) are
Orin Shakerdge, President; Steve
Finkelstein, Programming Vice
President; Stuart Wolfer and
Ricky Schwartz, Membership Vice
President; Scott Frieser,
Secretary; and Kenny Gersh,
Chaplain. Officers for the BBG
(Girls component) are Jill
Zwerner, President; Marci
Roberts, Programming Vice Pres-
ident; Laura Minsky and Heather
Smith, Membership Vice Presi-
dents; Ila Levin, Secretary; and
Lisa Steinman, Chaplain.
For the grand finale, the Annual
Installations and Awards
Banquet, the youth were joined by
over 70 adult representatives of
the B'nai B'rith and B'nai B'rith
Women. Over 50 plaques and
certificates were awarded to
various chapters and individuals
in recognition of their outstanding
achievements in many areas, such
as programming, leadership and
community service.
The Gold Coast Council BBYO
services over 500 Jewish teens
throughout North Dade, Broward
and Palm Beach counties. Jewish
boys and girls ages H-18 who may
be interested in joining the B'nai
B'rith Youth Organization should
contact Jerry Kiewe or Richard
Kessler at (SOS) 581-0X18 or 792-
Friday, August 26, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 7
Schedule of Sore fJCC Programs to Begin at the...
Jewish Federation Coral Springs
Activity Center
Registration of classes for Chil-
dren, Adults and Senior Adults
will be accepted; Wednesday,
Thursday, Friday Aug. 31,
Sept. 1 and Sept. 2 at the Activity
Center, 1855 University Drive
(Trafalgar Square Building) in the
Federation facilities on the second
Among the offerings:
Elementary (Grades K-5)
Art Academy, Director: Noreen
Arts and Crafts, Instructors:
Debbi Berger, Beth Duff, Peggy
Cooking, Instructor: Fran Tatz
Creative Writing, Instructor:
Nancy Steinik
Dance Classes, Instructor: Terri
Exercise Program, Instructor:
Peggy Goldberg
Karate, Instructor: Carol
Geraci, Black Belt
Art Class, Instructor: Noreen
Ballroom Dancing (Fox Trot &
Cha Cha) Instructors: Lee and
Mayor Narrow
Bridge Club, Directors: Rose and
Harry Reese
Senior Adult
Fifty Five Plus Club and Crea-
tive Writing Class
David Surowitz, Soref JCC
Program director and assistant
GRAND OPENING DAY. Jewish Federation of Greater Fort
Lauderdale's Coral Springs Activity Center, Sunday, April 2J>.
Hundreds of parents and children gathered to hear welcoming
messages, enjoy entertainment and enroll 50 children of elemen-
tary age in to the first series of JCC enrichment classes. Children
are seen enjoying the demonstration of a clown trick and later
registering for a variety of classes.
executive director, says, "This is
just the beginning! We will be
developing additional classes,
work shops and support groups
according to the interest shown by
members of the North Broward
community. We invite your
input." Call Surowitz for days,
times and further information on
classes listed: 792-6700.
Anyone in North Broward
County planning a trip to the
Soviet Union, please contact
Joe Telles, Community Rela-
tions Committee Director at
the Jewish Federation, 748-
8400, for more information or
an orientation.
Newswi re/Washington
Not since the hole in the bagel
has something to tiny mad* It so big.
THE STATE DEPARTMENT'S order last year closing the
Palestine Liberation's information office here was overturned
recently by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of
AMERICAN JEWISH GROUPS are reassessing their posi-
tions on U.S. arms sales to Arab countries in light of the massive
$30 billion arms deal in the works between Great Britain and
Saudi Arabia, and the more recent battle over a proposed U.S.
sale to Kuwait.
PRESIDENT REAGAN maintained recently that although he
has not been able to get Congress to adopt a constitutional
amendment allowing voluntary prayer in schools, he believes
school prayer will again become a reality.
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Kol Ishah Woman's Voice HtPK
National Leader at Aug. 30 Seminar
The first session of the
Women's Division Leadership
Skills Seminar Series will be held
Tuesday, August 30, at the offices
of the Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale.
Jane Stein, a member of the
National UJA Women's Division
Board, will speak on the concepts
of volunteerism and what it takes
to be a leader. Stein, of Norfolk,
Virginia, is the Women's Division
chairman for Solicitor Training
and a trainer for the UJA
National Training Center. She
previously was a member of the
UJA Young Women's Leadership
For more information, contact
Toby Gordon, Women's Division
Director at 748-8400.
More Information to Follow.
A Visit to a
Jewish Legacy
Worms am Rhein is one of the
oldest historical places in Europe
where Jewish life has been
preserved. The Jewish cemetery
is the oldest in Europe, while the
synagogue, which was built in
1034 A.D., attests to almost 1000
years of recorded Jewish intellec-
tual life in the Middle Ages.
The original inscription, "Praise
be forever' is still legible on the
wall, along with many inscriptions
of famous scholars. The syna-
gogue was damaged over the
years through many desecrations,
but never completely destroyed.
The inner decoration is remark-
able. The chair where the great
Talmudist and philosopher Rashi
Photo by Relly Kolar.
sat and taught his wisdom, stands
in its original beauty, with orna-
mental diamonds and precious
stones which were added in the
16th century. Many of the original
artifacts and architectural parts
were saved from the Nazis, and
with the help of the German
government, the front of the syna-
gogue was rebuilt, completely
restored and opened.
As a memorial to the Jewish
people murdered by the Nazis, a
?;old Eternal Light and a stone
rom Israel were built into the
wall as a connection between the
Jews from Exile and the Jews in
the Holy Land.
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Friday, August 26, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 9
CAMPAIGN '88 Federation/United Jewish Appeal
Helping People at Home, In Israel, Around the World ...
Federation's '88 UJA Campaign Dollars in Action

Marvin is 20. He dropped out
of high school when he was
sixteen and has gone from one
low-level job to another ever
since. His father called him a
low-life, he got into trouble
with the law.
Shoshana is a little girl who
has had to learn to "play
house" for real at the age of
nine. Her mother is divorced
and working, and there are
four other brothers and sisters
in the family. It all became too
much for Shoshana.
Ronnie is 24 and just
learning to walk again.
During Operation peace for-
Galilee, Ronnie, commander of
the IDF Engineering Corps.,
stepped on aland mine. He lost
the lower portion of both legs.
Marvin, Shoshana, Ronnie.
Though their names have been
changed to protect their
privacy, they are real people.
And providing for our people
is what the agencies of the
HIAS to Find Funds
for Soviet Visas
A diverse group of voluntary
agencies concerned with refugees
are urging the U.S. government
to issue visas to 3,000 Soviets who
have received permission to
emigrate but have been stranded
by a suspension of U.S. visas in
Moscow until October 1.
The Hebrew Immigrant Aid
Society (HIAS) has joined this
appeal, which was made in a letter
to Secretary of State George
Shultz and was signed by 13 agen-
cies belonging to the American
Council for Voluntary Interna-
tional Action. HIAS and the other
12 agencies comprise the
Council's Committee on Migration
and Refugee Affairs.
The letter commends the State
Department for issuing visas to
400 Soviets who gave up apart-
ments and jobs after having been
promised entry to the U.S., but it
sees the decision to suspend visas
as sending an unwelcome message
to the refugees that our govern-
ment is willing to trade the
prospect of their freedom for
budgetary concerns.
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For reservation and
prepayment through
eldan reservation center
usa. 212-6296090
Jewish Federation are all
about. Helping, feeding,
clothing and doing whatever
needs to be done to care for
Jews in North Broward, in
Israel and around the world.
Jews with problems. Prob-
lems that require solutions.
Solutions that require money.
Lots of money. In the 1988-
'89 allocations, the Federation
board of directors voted on a
record $7.2 million budget to
provide the necessary funding
for the more than 50 major
agencies and beneficiaries for
life-saving, life-giving
programs. Money not only to
maintain the vital services
already being provided, but
also to allow for expansion of
services to people in need.
Of that funding, more than
29 percent is for programs in
the local community, and is
provided by the
Federation/UJA campaign.
A record 52.3 percent goes
to the United Jewish Appeal,
the umbrella organization
through which campaign
funds, social welfare, health
and education programs in
more than 34 countries over-
seas, including Israel. This, in
addition, to funds allocated for
the Project Renewal neighbor-
hood of Kfar Saba.
To pay for all of that, says
'89 general campaign
chairman Barbara K. Wiener,
"The upcoming drive, which
begins in September, must
raise more than the budgeted
$7.2 million. That is absolutely
essential. To raise this money
requires the participating of
every member of our Greater
Fort Lauderdale area."
Members of the Jewish
community who are able to
help must work together to
provide for those who desper-
ately need assistance.
Members like Marvin,
Shoshana and Ronnie.
Marvin, Shoshana and
Ronnie have all gotten assis-
tance from our "Jewish
family" of agencies. Marvin
received intensive counseling
from the Jewish Family
Service. Now he relates to his
family, completed his high
school equivalency and is an
auto mechanic trainee.
Shoshana received six
months of counseling that
brought her out of her depres-
sion and is enrolled in a day-
care program.

Ronnie is living a normal
life, a member of an agricul-
tural settlement in the Negev
and studying at Hebrew
Marvin, Shoshana and
Ronnie are just three of the
thousands helped by Federa-
tion/UJA programs. But there
are thousands more who reach
out to us and the work goes on.
Wiener indicated that, "It
takes the Federation and you
to make this work. We must
carry on the Jewish tradition
of Tzedakah to help
strengthen our community
and to contribute to the
progress and well-being of our
Jewish people. Through your
annual gift, and your volunteer
team effort, you can ensure
the continuity of Jewish life
wherever Jews live in
Israel, in the United States
and in other countries around
the world."
For more information on the
'89 campaign, how you can
become involved and the work
of the agencies, call Alan
Margolies, campaign director
at 748-8400.
What 98 Happening
Aug. 30 Women's Division Leadership Skills Seminar. 9:30
a.m. Federation.
Sept. 1 Young Business and Professional Division. Happy
Hour. 6 p.m. Royce Hotel.
Sept. 6 Women's Division Leadership Skills Seminar. 9:30 a.m.
Sept. 7 Young Leadership Development. Wine and Cheese.
7:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center.
For more information contact the Jewish Federation at 748-8400.
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The Samuel and Helene Soref
Jewish Community Center
Perlman Campus
6501 W. Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale. Florida 33313 792-6700
By Muriel Haskell, Director of Public Relations
For further information and fees concerning the events or pro-
grams listed please call the center.
Jan Davidsson, new manager of
JCC's LeBrowse, knows it well
. Thrift Shops have two main
categories of customers: the trea-
sure hunter and the customer who
needs a break to rise above the
poverty level. But lately it has
been recognized that a third cate-
gory is emerging in greater
numbers. Consisting of customers
in the average, or even above
average, income brackets, these
wise shoppers look for the best
value for their dollars. And
certainly at Le Browse they find
"almost new", attractive
merchandise with which they can
outfit their families and decorate
their homes. Davidsson's good, in
fact he's great, for all three
customer categories.
With the show now for four
months, Davidsson has rear-
ranged the stock, organized the
volunteers and trained the staff to
his way of operating. Le Browse,
located in the Shoppes of Oriole
Plaza on State Rd. 7, between
Commercial and Oakland Park,
has its wares set up just like a
department store, with special
areas for furniture,
jewelry, men's, women's and chil-
Store manager Jan Davidsson,
seated in LeBrowse's sofa-
chair-lamp department.
dren's clothing, appliances, acces-
sories and books. The shop looks
"We've been seeing a pretty
even proportion of the antique
buff with something special in
mind the buyer in pretty good
financial shape who is value
oriented and the shopper who
A LeBrowse customer pauses
to examine an attractive piece
of china.
needs clothes and/or furniture but
who has to watch every penny,"
says Davidsson. "And I'm sorry to
say we're seeing more and more
of the ones who are finding it
tough to make ends meet."
Davidsson tells the story of a
young woman who had to go on a
{ob interview and felt she didn't
lave the right thing to wear. He
helped her look through the racks
and find an appropriate outfit for
well under ten dollars. He was
elated when she returned two
days later to tell him she got the
On the other hand, Davidsson is
pleased to say that LeBrowse is
good for all kinds of shoppers.
Certainly familiar with thrift shop
aficionados, Davidsson knows he
can put away a stunning German
silver serving piece that just came
in that Mrs. X would surely go
for. "But that's not fair," he says.
"Every customer has the right to
see a display of everything in our
Right now the shop is well
worth a visit for certain things
like dining accessories, china,
clothes, books. But it's pretty low
on furniture. "That's where we
benefit most, from furniture
sales," Davidsson comments.
"We want the word to go out that
we're in need. We have plenty of
openings on the floor for sofas,
chairs, beds, desk lamps, rugs and
LeBrowse drivers would be happy
to schedule a pick up. Tax deduc-
tion slips are available, too," he
As has been indicated,
Davidsson is well qualified for his
job. Before joining the JCC staff
as Le Browse store manager, he
was with Goodwill Industries in
Miami in a managerial capacity
for their seven stores. He came to
this area to retire, but the retail
game tempted him once more.
A native of Denmark,
Davidsson came to the "States"
as a young man, bringing with him
his degree in Men's and Women's
clothing design, earned at the
Royal Danish Institute of Tech-
nology. He spent 17 years in
Rochester, N.Y. where he worked
five years with Fashion Park/
Steinblock and twelve years with
the Hickey-Freeman men's
clothing operations as an asso-
ciate in design and sales. Moving
south, he was a general merchan-
dise manager for a large men's
and women's retail establishment
in Dallas. After 14 years, he came
to Florida to retire!
Davidsson says he loves his new
affiliation with the JCC and that
he has great admiration for his
industrious, dedicated corps of
volunteers. "We couldn't operate
without them," he says. "And we
would gladly welcome newcomers
to our wonderful list of sorters,
markers and sales clerks." He
also complimented his small
professional staff of drivers,
clerks and cashiers.
And likewise, all of the above,
plus a multitude of customers, feel
the same way about him!
Le Browse is located at 4314 N.
State Rd. 7. Hours are 9:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. The
shop is closed Saturday and open
Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Call Jan Davidsson or one of his
staff at 735-6050 for furniture
pick-up and further information.
The JCC is a major beneficiary
agency of the Jewish Federation of
Greater Fort Lauderdale,
receiving funds from the annual
United Jewish Appeal campaign.
Tennis Courts are also for Newcombe, a lively
ball game for JCC Summer Campers.
The Holidays are
the perfect time to
enjoy the comforts and
savings of Auto Train
to the Northeast.
To arrive in the Northeast rested and relaxed,
take Amtrak's Auto Train.
That way, you'll save 900 miles of driving and not
have to worry about traffic, bad weather, lodgings
or where to eat.
Aboard the Auto Train you can sightsee in our
Dome Car. Watch a free feature-length movie.
Socialize in the lounge car. Or simply sit back and
enjoy the trip in a wide, reclining seat. For addi-
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accommodations are also available.
The Auto Train is easy on your wallet too. Two
adults and a car travel to the Northeast now for just
$306 one-way? A savings of 38% over regular one-
way fares. Included are a delicious full-course buffet
dinner and a tasty continental breakfast. Kosher
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The Auto Train leaves each afternoon from San-
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Friday, August 26, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 11
The Best is Yet to Be: Renewing American Judaism
Wayne D. Dosick (Rabbi),
Chestnut Ridge NY, The Town
House Press, 1988, $19.95 cloth-
Jewish life in American stands,
at this very moment, between a
dazzling past and a very unsure
future. In fact, the creative
survival of the American Jewish
community is stake.
Some recent books have tried to
paint a golden image, but there
seems to be a heavy tarnish on the
gilt! This, according to San Diego
Rabbi Wayne D. Dosick in his new
JUDAISM. Rabbi Dosick does not
agree that all is well. Rather, he
gives a critical analysis of what is
wrong with Jewish ufe in America
today, pointing to key areas
where the Jewish community is
short-changing and short-
circuiting itself.
He poses painful questions: Why
are the synagogues empty? Why
are Jews turned off and not
participating? Why is the inter-
marriage rate so high and the
birth rate so low? Why are Jews
not giving to Jewish causes? Why
has the rabbi's role been changed,
and his authority diminished?
Why are Federations fractured
and fragmented by politics? Why
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Jewish life the synagogue and
the community organizations
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those they are supposed to serve?
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His proposals include
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One of his most innovative
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Rabbi Wayne D. Dosick is the
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JUDAISM is a book that pulls no
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Page 12 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale/Friday, August 26, 1988
Which Campuses Offer
the Best Jewish Life?
With thousands of colleges and
universities in North America to
select from, how does a Jewish
student choose a school where
there are many other Jewish
students, kosher meals and
vibrant Jewish life?
Probably the easiest and most
informative way is through the
latest edition of Jewish Life on
Campus, an annual directory
published by the B'nai B'rith
Hillel Foundations.
The directory lists Jewish
enrollment, Jewish courses,
kosher dining, Hillel units, and
other related information in 402
colleges in the United States, plus
23 in Canada and 16 abroad, all of
which have a Jewish student popu-
Edwin Shapiro of New York,
chairman of the B'nai B'rith Hillel
Commission, calls the directory
"very valuable to Jewish families
with children in high school. It is
extremely helpful in selecting the
school that will provide whatever
the students and his family want
in regard to Jewish life."
Besides listing Jewish related-
information, the directory, edited
by Dr. Ruth Fredman Cernea,
director of Hillel's Publications
and Extension Service, has an
open letter to Jewish students and
their parents. Dr. Cernea says
that the letter, together with the
directory, can answer the most
frequently asked questions.
Dr. Cernea explains that while
the figures listed for total enroll-
ment are accurate, the figures of
Jewish enrollment are estimates
because on many campuses reli-
gious preference cards are no
longer distributed and, if they are,
many Jewish students refrain
from listing their religion.
Two schools in the United
States have the highest number of
Jewish students. They are
Brooklyn College and New York
University, with 15,000 each.
Brooklyn College also has the
second-highest percentage of
Jewish students: 60 percent. New
York University has 37 percent.
As in the past, most of the
American schools with high
percentage of Jewish students are
in the East. Excluding the Jewish
Yeshiva/Stern College, the top
schools percentagewise are Bran-
deis University, with 64 percent;
Brooklyn College, 60 percent; and
Queens College, SUNY-
Binghamton, and Clark Univer-
sity, 50 percent.
Following them are Columbia
University, 39 percent: New York
University, 37 percent; Tufts
University, University of Pennsy-
lania, and SUNY-Oneonta, 35
percent; George Washington
University, 33 percent; and Yale
University, Tulane/Newcomb
University, Washington Univer-
sity-St. Louis, SUNY-Albany, and
SUNY-Stony Brook, 30 percent.
In the Far West, California
State-Northridge has both the
highest percentage (28) and the
most Jewish students (8,000). It is
followed by the University of Cali-
fornia-Los Angeles (18 percent
and 6,000 students), and Univer-
sity of California-Berkley (16
percent and 5,000 students).
Heading the South are Tulane/
Newcomb (30 percent and 3,000
students), Emory University (22
percent and 1,800 students),
Broward Community College (18
percent and 3,000 students), Duke
University (17 percent and 1,500
students), and the University of
Miami (16 percent and 2,300
Of the Ivy League Schools,
following Columbia, Penn and
Yale are Harvard University (25
percent and 1,600 students),
Cornell University (18 percent
and 3,200 students), Princeton
University (17 percent and 1,000
students), and Dartmouth College
(10 percent and 450 students).
Enjoying desert-grown grapes on a recent visit to Ben Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev's
Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research are, from left, Netherlands Prime Minister R.F.M.
Lubbers, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres and University President Chaim Elata, who is
Dutch-born. Lubbers and his foreign minister, H. van den Broek, took time from their two-day
official state visit to Israel to tour BGU and see how its scientists, in cooperation with Dutch
scientists and under a grant from the Netherlands government, are working on methods to
improve the lives of inhabitants of arid-zone countries of the Third World. Their research on
microcatchments for water-harvesting in the desert will be used in a million dollar project
financed by the Netherlands, in Marua, Northern Cameroon, beginning January, 1989.
Hillel Honors Attorney Team at Installation Dinner
Dr. Cernea
tory has been
four years. '
that Jewish
ested in their
will take the
preserve it,"
notes that the direc-
sold out for the past
'It is quite obvious
families are inter-
Judaic heritage and
necessary action to
she says.
The directory lists each school
alphabetically and by state (in
Canada, by province). Included in
the information about the schools
are the names, addressee and
phone numbers of the staff
members of each B'nai B'rith
Hillel Foundation and other
Jewish organizations.
Each year, B'nai B'rith Hillel
Foundations of Greater Miami
honors an important leader of the
Miami Jewish community at the
annual installation dinner.
This year, Judith and Sydney
Traum, two attorneys, were hon-
ored for their leadership, dedica-
tion, and untiring efforts on
behalf of Hillel, and Jewish
communal life in South Florida.
The Hillel Community Board
officers were installed at the
dinner. This year's officers
include president Barry Yarchin,
vice president Meah Tell, vice
president Judith Traum, treasurer
Bert Brown, secretary David
Lavin, and immediate past presi-
dent William Saulson.
In other Hillel news, Saul
Kravec was the recipient of the
first Jeffrey W. Samek Memorial
Hillel Award for the outstanding
University of Miami Jewish law
student. Kravec has served as a
member and officer of the execu-
tive board of the Cardozo Society,
Hillel's organization for Jewish
law students.
B'nai B'rith Hillel of Miami was
the winner of this year's Haber
Award. Ten years ago the Greater
Miami Jewish Federation won the
William Haber Award for the
development of B'nai B'rith Hillel
Foundations of Florida, through
which Federations cooperate in
the funding and planning of
service to college students
throughout the state. This year
the Haber Award was granted to
Hillel Jewish Student Centers of
Greater Miami for its original and
innovative programming on the
college campus, called "My
Brother's Keeper".
The Hillel Foundation is a
member of the Federation funded
by the annual federation/UJA
Help Wanted Secretary
The Jewish Federation of Greater Fort lauderdale is
looking for a secretary to work in the main offices at
8358 W. Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise. For
further information, cantact Phyllis Fenster, Office
Administrator, at 748-8400.
Ink Links Correspondents
Jewish Floridian Staff Writer
BARRY Simon was only a
youth when he discovered he
could enrich his stamp collec-
tion by corresponding
with pen-pals throughout the
world. Later, when he became
interested in traveling and
seeing Jewish sights of
interest his correspondence
took on a more inquisitive
He was looking for an organ-
ization that provided names of
Jewish pen-pals in some of the
earth's more distant locales.
Having found none, he estab-
lished International Jewish
This month his non-profit
organization, which provides
the matching service to
aspiring correspondents at no
charge, will mark its 10th anni-
Simon, 45, a math teacher
who was born and raised in
Montreal, said during a recent
visit to his father's home in
Lauderdale Lakes, that there
are now some 6,000 people on
his files representing 40 coun-
tries worldwide. Miamians are
involved in pen-pal exchanges,
but Simon says he is hoping to
boost the involvement in this
"I've always been interested
in the fact that we're a people
scattered in every part of the
world," Simon explained.
"The fact that I'm doing this is
in my mind helping to bring us
all a little bit closer together.
So, we realize, even if we're
living in a small community,
we're not isolated. For those
of us living in a large Jewish
community, we shouldn't think
we're the one and only."
Simon's own correspond-
ence has resulted in distant
friendships with an Iranian
medical student studying in
Tehran and another student in
Johannesburg, South Africa.
He has asked Israelis how they
feel about mandatory service
in the Israel Defense Forces,
and discussed apartheid with
his South African pen-pal. He
has learned about Jewish life-
styles in Morocco and in the
Cochin Jewish community
which has existed just south of
India for thousands of years.
SOMETIMES, contact with
Jews in areas such as Ethiopia
goes beyond a pen-pal
exchange to a humanitarian
exchange when he hears of
their "dire need" for assis-
The exchanges may lead to
individual visits and Simon
says he knows of at least one
couple who were married as a
result of their initial corre-
Simon volunteers his
services for the organization
and the Canadian Jewish
Congress provides office space
and presses to assist the
program. A North American
interested in the pen-pal
program may write to the
organization, enclosing a self-
addressed stamped envelope
and a brief autobiography that
should include birthday,
gender, spoken languages, and
who what nationality,
gender, age they wish to
write to. Simon attempts to
make the best match.
For information: Interna-
tional Jewish Correspondence,
c/o Canadian Jewish Congress,
1590 Dr. Penfield Ave.,
Montreal Quebec, Canada,
H3G 1C5.
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Shaw Elected to
House Ways and
Means Committee
Congressman E. Clay Shaw, Jr.
was elected by his peers to serve
on the House Ways and Means
"In my opinion it is the most
important Committee in
Congress; it's the engine that
makes everything else run," Shaw
Shaw was elected to fill a posi-
tion left vacant when John
Duncan, R-Tennessee, died of
cancer recently. The last Repub-
lican Florida member to serve on
Screening Religious Sensibilities
E. Clay Shaw, Jr.
the Committee was Skip Bafalis,
who retired to run for governor.
Shaw was instrumental in
bringing about the HUD 202
Funding approval for the 123 unit
apartment complex for Federa-
tion elderly in the Sunrise
community which is scheduled for
a fall groundbreaking.
In order for Shaw to serve on
the Ways and Means Committee,
Congressman Shaw must step
down from the House Judiciary
Committee and the House Public
Works and Transportation
Committee on which he now
World News
CAIRO Egyptian
Minister of State for
Foreign Affairs, Butrus
Ghali, characterized
present Egyptian-Israeli
relations as "cold or
aborted Peace" because of
Israel's "intransigence" in
settling the conflict with the
Palestinian Arabs.
AMMAN A Jordanian
newspaper encouraged Iran
and Iraq to resolve their
differences so that they can
confront Israel.
The mounting furor over the
film version of "The Last
Temptation of Christ" is more
than a controversy over
whether the movie offends the
religious sensibilities of some
Christian groups.
The real issue is whether its
critics have the power to halt
its distribution and to poison
the atmosphere by making it a
Jewish issue and introducing
anti-Semitism into the debate.
The attacks on the film have
taken on an ugly, Jew-baiting
taint. They surface mainly
from fundamentalist Christian
leaders who did not see the
film but passed judgment on it
anyway as blasphemous and
One such minister called it
an attempt by "Jewish
producers with a lot of money
to take a swipe at our reli-
One of thouse who have
assailed the film is Jerry
Falwell, perhaps the most
visible churchman in America.
He also legitimized indeed,
virtually invited anti-
Semitism by predicting that
the film will unleash "a new
wave of anti-Jewish feeling."
What does "anti-Jewish
feeling" have to do with it?
The author of the novel on
which the movie is based,
Nikos Kazantzakis, was Greek
Orthodox; the man who wrote
the screenplay, Paul Schrader,
was brought up in the Dutch
Reformed Church; the
director, Martin Scorsese, is a
Roman Catholic; and MCA,
the parent company of
Universal Pictures, is a
publicly-held corporation.
The answer: Lew
Wasserman, head of Universal
Pictures, the movie's distri-
butor, is Jewish. Therefore
(the argument runs), Chris-
tians offended by the film will
blame "the Jews."
To their great credit, the
Union of American Hebrew
Congregations, American
Jewish Congress, B'nai B'rith
and other major Jewish groups
rejected these threats and
spoke out not only against the
noxious Jew-hatred that has
been injected into the debate,
but also in defense of the
fundamental freedom of
expression that is under chal-
It is, perhaps, because
leading Jewish groups
denounced the threats of anti-
Semitism that Rev. Falwell
backtracked and, in a public
statement, conceded that "The
Last Temptation of Christ"
was not a Jewish issue.
He nevertheless declared
"war" on Universal Pictures
and its corporate
parent, MCA, for defaming
the Christian deity.
Clearly, those whose reli-
gious sensibilities are offended
by the film have as much right
to speak out against "The Last
Temptation of Christ" as
Universal Studios had to make
Let there be a free-wheeling
debate on the merit or lack of
merit of the film itself; such
debate is the essence of free
speech. (One of the most prom-
inent Christian leaders in the
country Paul Moore, Epis-
copal Bishop of New York,
who did see the film called it
"artistically excellent and
theologically sound.")
But let there be no intimida-
tion, no scare tactics and no
appeal to the bigots and know-
nothings who are only too
eager to seize another issue
with which to bludgeon the
Our long history as a people
has taught us that Jews nave a
special stake in a free, open
and pluralistic society.
Freedom to worship is part of
the same freedom that gives
Universal Pictures the right to
make even so highly contro-
versial a film as "The Last
Temptation of Christ."
Jewish life will not long
flourish in a society where a
film studio or a publisher, a
religious group or political
organization can be silenced
by threats of anti-Semitism or
charges of "sacrilege" or
More than 100 years ago, the
United States Supreme Court
declared: "The law knows no
heresy, and is committed to
the support of no dogma."
This sorry affair also reveals
much about the so-called
commitment to Jews and
Israel of some of our "friends"
on the religious right.
One of their leaders threat-
ened to withdraw support
from Israel unless "The Last
Temptation of Christ" was
abandoned as if support for
Israel should depend on the
good behavior of American
Jews. Such threats are hardly
reassuring about the friend-
ship of Christian fundamental-
ists either for Jews or for
The Opportunity of a Lifetime Awaits
in Israel...
Federation/UJA 1988-'89
Mission Schedule
Presidents' Jubilee Mission
Poland & Israel
Young Leadership Mission
(2540 Years)
Winter family Mission
October 9-21
October 22-81
December 22-January 1, '89
For more information call Sandy Jackowitz, Missions
director at 748-8400.
ART AND REMEMBRANCE: Stanislaw Dziob, right, steadies the painting done by
Waclaw Rybotycki, left, depicting St. Maximilian Kolbe volunteering for execution at
Auschwitz so that another prisoner may live. To honor the saint, the two men are
constructing a museum in the basement of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Footedale, Penn.
AP Wide World Photo.

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Community Calendar
State of Israel Bonds Highlights
Compiled by Craig Lustgarten,
Plantation B'nai B'rith, Lodge
2966: Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Deicke
Auditorium. 792-9207.
Women's American ORT,
University West: Meeting. 7:45
Federation, 748-8400.
p.m. Another Generation
Preschool, Sunrise. 581-8794.
Hadassah, Sunrise Shalom:
Meeting. 11 a.m. Sunrise Phase 1
Orah Hadassah, Sunrise Lakes:
Meeting. 11:30 a.m. Tamarac
Jewish Center. 742-7615.
Principal of
Sunrise Jewish Center
Barbara Fellner
The Sunrise Jewish Center is
proud to announce the appoint-
ment of Barbara Fellner as new
principal of the Religious School.
Fellner has a fine background in
Judaic studies and recently served
as the assistant director of the
Women's Division of South
Broward Jewish Federation.
Fellner is a graduate of Temple
University, Machon Institute in
Jerusalem, and Gratz College in
Registration for school in the
fall is underway at the Sunrise
Jewish Center/Sha'aray Tzedek.
For more information, please call
With Rhume
and Reason
House of G-D
We thank Tee for Thy House, Oh
For all that it contains:
The stately Ark, the Bimah and
The stained glass window panes.
Do Thou bless us as we convene
With ever grateful hearts
To consecrate ourselves to Thee
Among our counterparts.
In fellowship of worship we
Have found our share of peace.
Oh, Thou hast guided us till now;
Let not thy blessings cease!
We thank Thee for Thy Watchful
And for our will to strive;
For taking us beneath Thy Wing,
And keeping us alive.
May this, Thy House, yet be our
Our Holy Place secure...
For all this worth, we give our
That we may long endure ...
Jack Gould
Historical Notes
A check list of Jews in
Savannah, Ga., shows that 109
settled in that colony between
1773 and 1774.
Jacob Cardozo, an editor and
[mblisher in pre-Civil War Char-
eston, S.C., for over 30 years,
was also one of the ablest Amer-
ican economics thinkers of that
Just returning from Atlanta where the Southern District
Conference for the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW)
was held are the University Section's delegates. From left,, Denise
Lederman, Ilene Rubin, Caryn Dubrow and Julie Klitzner.
State of Israel Bonds recently held a pre-Junction cocktail party
for its honoree, James A. Weldon, business manager for the
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union, Local
No. 728. The luncheon will be held August SI at the Holiday Inn
Plantation. From left, Dr. Arieh Pfotkin, speaker; David Katz,
co-chairman; "Chic" Perez, chairman and Frank Dalrymple,
James A. Weldon, present
Chairman of the Broward
County Examining Board of
Electricians, having served on
that public board since 1975.
Jewish Quiz
In Honor of Rosh Hashanah
1-What is the literal meaning of
the words, Rosh Hashanah?
2-What are the ethical themes of
the Holy Days?
3-What evidence exists that G-d
will temper justice with mercy?
4-What is considered true
5-By what other names is the
holiday known?
6-How does Miamonides inter-
pret the sounding of the
7-Besides prayer and repentence
what else is necessary?
8-What is the prayer that is
recited during the dipping of a
piece of challah or slice of
apple into a dish of honey?
9-Wnen was the custom of
"Tashlich" the casting of
one's sins into a stream where
live fish abound, first prac-
10-What does the worshipper
expect from G-d?
1-Head of the year.
2 Repentence and self-renewal.
3-The Talmud records the
promise, "Today on Rosh
Hashanah I look upon all of you
as if you had been created for
the first time."
4-" Repentence of the heart"
leading to the performance of
good deeds for their own sake,
not as atonement.
5-"Yom Hazikaron" Day of
Remembrance, "Yom ha-Din"
Day of Judgment, "Yom
Teruah" Day of Blowing the
6-To urge the worshipper to
repent, "Awake, reflect upon
your actions, Remember your
Creator and turn back to Him
in repentence."
7-the practice of "Gemilut
Chasadim" acts of loving
kindness among one's
8-"May it be Thy will that a good
and sweet year be renewed for
9-It is found in the writings of
Rabbi Jacob ben Moses Halevi
Molln of Mainz (1355-1427).
10-To show him mercy, to
remember him with kindness
and to grant him salvation.
PICTURED HERE from University section ofNCJW's Installa-
tion ("Explosion '88 ) at Boca Pointe Country Club are from left,
bottom, president Caryn Dubrow; National board member Anna
Mae Ross; National held representative, Mara Rosen and
chairpersons Lisa Herman and Debbie Silverberg.
At a Tribute Luncheon, held at Tamarac Jewish Center Temple
Beth Torah, Abe and EsteUe Fierman were honored. From left,
Rabbi Kurt Stone; Temple president Herbert Abrams; Abe and
EsteUe Fierman, honorees; Mort Cherry, chairman; Alice
Golembo, guest speaker and Cantor Grigory Groysman.
Gems From the Talmud
A small, almost pocket-sized volume, entitled "Gems from the
Talmud," recently came into my fortunate possession. The book
was published in 1932, and the falmudic sayings contained within
its marvelous pages were translated by Isidore Myers. On the title
page is a quote by Longfellow:
... in the Talmud told,
That book of gems, that book of gold,
Of wonders many and manifold.
In the introduction I. George Dobsevage writes that the
Talmud, next to the Bible, is the most important monument to the
Jewish genius and marks the culmination of Jewish tradition. It
tells us of life and how to live life.
On ingratitude: Cast not a stone into the well whose water
did your thirst dispel!
On learning: Say not When disengaged I'll learn!
Such leisure you may never earn.
On contentment: When is man as rich as rich can be?
When contented with his lot is he.
On envy: Some sixty pains his teeth are sure to feel, who,
fasting, sees his neighbour at his meal.
On land and marriage: To buy some land run a mile!
To take a wife pause a while!
On good acts and wisdom: Whose wisdom is surpassed by deed,
His wisdom shall remain;
Whose wisdom his good acts exceeds,
His wisdom is all vain.
On drink: To drink is a folly as well as a sin
The secret goes out when the wine has come in.
On learning from inferiors: The smaller stick can make the
larger burn;
From lesser scholars can the greater learn.
On arrogance: Whene'er a moral man uplifts
With arrogance his heart
Scholar or Prophet all his gifts
Shall soon from him depart.
On not knowing: Let your tongue accustomed grow
E'er to say "I do not know!"
Lest in error stating aught
You may stumble and be caught.
On Jewish characterists: By three distinctive signs we
The members of the Jewish race:
A tender heart, self-reverance,
And practical benevolence.
On never wronging your wife: The greatest care a man must
Never to wrong his spouse!
Her ready tears God's wrath awake,
And speedy vengeance rouse.
This is one that hits close to home: If the wife you
have is small,
Bend to her and whisper all!
And a word at parting: When from thy friend thou art about
to part,
Let some instructive word be spoken;
That word he'll ever cherish in his heart,
And thee remember by its token.
The author is an attorney and active with the Young Leadership
Group of the Atlanta, GA Federation.

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Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Shnider Keil
On Saturday morning, Aug. 20,
Scott Gindea, son of Aaron
Gindea and Elinor Gindea,
Heather Shnider, daughter of
Arline and Ron Shnider, will be
called to the Torah in honor of
their B'nai Mitzvah at Temple Kol
Ami in Plantation.
On Saturday, Aug. 27, Tiffany
Kristall, daughter of Mitchell and
Renee Kristall, and Jennifer Keil,
daughter of Robert and Selma
Keil, will be called to the Torah on
the occasion of their B'nai
Mitzvah at Temple Beth Orr in
Coral Springs.
Synagogue Directory
1447 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek 33063. Serrices: Sunday through Friday. 8:00
a.m.; Saturday through Thursday, 4:30 p.m.; Friday evening. 8:00 p.m.; Saturday
morning. 9:00 a.m. Rabbi William Mardcr. Cantor Yehuda Heilbraaa.
TAMARAC JEWISH CENTER (721-7660), 9101 NW 57th St., Tamarac, 33321.
Services: Sunday through Friday 8:30 a.m., 5 p.m. Late Friday service 8 p.m.
Saturday 8:45 a.m. Rabbi Kurt F. Stone.
TEMPLE BETH AHM (431-5100), 9730 Stirling Road, Hollywood, 33024. Services:
daily 8UK; Monday-Thursday 7:30p.m.; Sabbath 8 p.m., Sabbath morning8:46 a.m.
Rabbi Avrahaaa Kapnek. Cantor Eric Lindenbauai.
TEMPLE BETH AM (974-8650), 7205 Royal Palm Blvd., Margate, 33063. Services:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.. 6 p.m. Friday late service 8 p.m.; Saturday 9
a.m., 5 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m., 5 p.m. Rabbi Paul Plotkin. Rabbi Emeritus, Dr.
Solomon Geld. Cantor Irving Groaasaaa.
TEMPLE BETH ISRAEL (7 42-4040), 7100 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, 33313.
Service*: Monday through Friday 8 a.m., 5:80 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.;
Saturday 8:46 am., 7:45 p.m. Sunday 8:30 a.m. Rabbi Howard A. Addisoa. Cantor
Maurice A. Nen.
Blvd., Deer-field Beach, 33441. Services: Sunday through Friday 8:30 am., 6 p.m.
Friday late service 8 p.m.; Saturday 8:46 am., and at candlelighting time. Rabbi
Elliot Winogmd. Cantor Shabtal Arkemuui.
TEMPLE B'NAI MOSHE (942-5380), 1434 SE 3rd St. Pompano Beach, 33060.
Services: Friday 8 p.m. Cantor Jehadah Heilbraaa.
TEMPLE SHA'ARAY TZEDEK (741-0296), 4099 Pine Island Road, Sunrise.
33321. Services: Sunday through Friday 8 am., 5 p.m.; Late Friday service 8 p.m.;
Saturday 8:45 a.m., 5 p.m. Rabbi Berahard Prealer. Cantor Barry Black, Cantor
Kmeritas Jack Merchant.
TEMPLE SHOLOM (942-6410), 132 SE 11 Ave., Pompano Beach, 33060. Services:
Monday through Friday 8:46 am., evenings: Monday through Thursday at 6 p.m.,
Friday evening at 8. Saturday and Sunday 9 am. Dr. N. Saal Goldman, Rabbi.
Cantor Nissini BerkowiU.
Blvd., Margate, 33063. Services: Sunday through Friday 8:15 am., 5:30 p.m. Late
Friday service 8 p.m. Saturday 8:45 am.; 6:30 p.m. Cantor Joel Cohen.
Lauderhill, 33313. Services: Sunday through Friday 8:30 am.; 6:30 p.m.; Saturday
8:46 am. Rabbi Israel Halpern.
CONGREGATION BETH TEFILAH (formerly North Lauderdale Hebrew
Congregation) (722-7607), 6435 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, FL 38819.
Services: Sunday to Friday at 7:46 am. Friday at 6 p.m.; Saturday at 8:45 am.
Charles B. Frier, President.
Road, Coral Springs, 33065. Services: Monday through Friday 7 a.m., Saturday 9
a.m., Sunday 8 am. Rabbi Yossie Denburg.
TEMPLE OHEL B'NAI RAPHAEL (733-7684), 4351 W. Oakland Park Blvd.,
Lauderdale Lakes, 38313. Services: Sunday through Thursday 8 am., 6 p.m., Friday
8 am., 6 p.m., Saturday 8:46 am., 5 p.m.
SYNAGOGUE OF INVERRARY CHABAD (748-1777), 4661 N. University Dr.,
Lauderhill, 83351. Services: Sunday through Friday 6:46 am., 8 am., 5:16 p.m..,
Saturday 9 am., 6:30 p.m. Stody groups: Men. Sundays following services;
Women, Tuesdays 8 p.m. Rabbi Aron Liebermaa.
YOUNG ISRAEL OF DEEFIELD BEACH (421-1367), 1880 W. Hillsboro Blvd.,
Deerfield Beach, 33441. Services: Sunday through Friday 8 am. and sundown.
Saturday 8:46 am. and sundown: Joseph M. Reiner, President.
Stirling Road, Fort .Lauderdale, 33812. Services: Monday through Friday 7:30 a.rn^
and sundown, Saturday, 9 am., sundown; Sunday 8 am., sundown. Rabbi Edward
CONGREGATION MIDGAL DAVID (726-8583), 8675 W. McNab Road, Tamarac,
33321. Services: Daily 8 am., mincha 6 p.m.; Saturday 8:45 am. and 5:16 p.m.
Rabbi Caaim Schneider. Congregation president: Herman Fleischer.
RAMAT SHALOM (472-8600), 11301 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, 33325.
Service*: Friday, 8:15 p.m.; Saturday. 10 am. Rabbi Eliot SkideMl. Cantor Bella
TEMPLE BET TIKVAH (741-8088), 8890 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Ste. 302,
Sunrise, 33851. Services: Friday 8 p.m. Senior Rabbi Morris Gordon, Assistant
Rabbi Steven Perry. Cantor Ron Grancr.
TEMPLE BETH ORR (763-3232), 2151 Riverside Dr., Coral Springs, 33065.
Services: Friday 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 am. Rabbi Mark W. Groee.
Menorah Chapels, 2306 W. Hillsboro Blvd.. Deerfield Beach, 38441, Friday 8 p.m.
Cantor Moehe Levineon.
TEMPLE EMANU-EL(731-2310). 3245 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes
33311. Services: Friday 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, only on holidays or celebration or
Bar-Bat Mitvah. Rabbi Edward Maline: Cantorial Soloist Kiss Olsnaesky.
TEMPLE KOL AMI (472-1988). 8200 Peters Road. Plantation, 88324. Services:
Friday 8:15 p.m.. Saturday 10:80 am. Rabbi Sheldon J. Harr. Cantor Seymonr
Friday night services twice monthly at Calvary Presbyterian Church. 3950
Coconut Creek Parkway. 33066. Rabbi Bruce S. Warshal. Cantor Jacob Barkln.
TEMPLE BAT YAM (928-0410), 5151 NE 14th Terr., Ft. Lauderdale. 33334.
Service: Weekly on Friday evenings at 8 p.m. Rabbi Lewis Uttman.
Gaiin Kristall
Sheri Galin, daughter of Clark
and Wendy Galin, will be called to
the Torah on the occasion of her
Bat Mitzvah at Temple Beth
Israel on Aug. 26.
The Bar Mitzvah of Adam
Goldman, son of June and Barry
Goldman, was celebrated at
Temple Beth Am on Aug. 13.
The Bar Mitzvah of Daniel
Engelberg, son of Michael and
Leslie Engelberg, was celebrated
at Temple Beth Am on Aug. 14.
To kick off its membership
drive, Temple Bet Tikvah will
have an open house on Sunday,
August 28, from 10 am. to 1 p.m.
Bet Tikvah is a Reform Temple
with a sense of tradition. Anyone
interested in finding out more
about this congregation can call
Temple Beth Ahm will have an
open school night to meet the
religious school teaching staff on
September 1 at 7:30 p.m. For
more information, call the Temple
at 431-5100.
On Sunday, August 28, Temple
Kol Ami of Plantation will host a
free membership brunch. There
will be a tour of the Temple
facilities, including the new sanc-
tuary. Prospective members will
have the opportunity to meet the
Rabbi, Cantor and Education and
Temple administrators. The
brunch will be held at 10 a.m. For
more information, call the Temple
at 472-1988.
7:26 p.m.
7:19 p.m.
7:12 p.m.
Aug. 26
Sept. 2
Sept. 9
Sept. 16
7:04 p.m.
Benediction upon Kindling
the Sabbath Lights
Blessed art Thou, 0 Lord our
G-d, King of the universe who
hast sanctified us by thy com-
mandments and commanded
us to kindle the Sabbath light.
The National Council of Jewish
Women would like to announce
the formation of a new group
called the Pine Island Section.
Members meet once a month in
the Plantation area to participate
in lectures, discussions, socials,
and other activities. If you are
interested in getting involved, call
Amy at 476-0794.
B'nai B'rith has named Robert
L. Spector to the position of
membership director. Spector, 41,
will assume his duties at B'nai
B'rith International headquarters
in Washington this month.
JWB Executive Vice-President
Arthur Rotman has announced
the promotion of Sherwood
Epstein and Leonard Rubin to the
position of JWB assistant
director. The promotions are in
recognition of years of dedicated
service to JWB and 275 Jewish
Community Centers and YM/
YWHAs that are its members
throughout North America.
High energy physicist Professor
Yehuda Eisenberg has been
appointed the first incumbent of
the new Harris Professional Chair
at the Weizmann Institute of
Science in Rehovot, Israel.
Federation Offices
Closed for Holiday
The Jewish Federation of Greater Fort Lauderdale/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 Labor
Day, Monday, September 5, 1988. Regular office hours will
resume Tuesday, September 6.
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