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Volume 18 Number 6
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Friday, March 24, 1989
Price: 35 cents
ushlbUse White House 'Bully Pulpit'
To Press For Israeli Peace
WASHINGTON (JTA) Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak
[Shamir will be asked during a U.S. visit next month to "move
forward" toward a Middle East peace, President Bush told the
I Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith recently.
Speaking to the group's international conference, Bush said he
I will ask Shamir to "move forward in some way toward the peace
[that everybody here really aspires for."
Bush said he told Foreign Minister Moshe Arens that Israel is
|a "strategic ally and a lasting friend."
Bush also discussed his unusual meeting at the White House
[with Rachamim Elazar, an Ethiopian Jew now living in Israel.
I Bush said Elazar gave a "plea from the heart to continue the
I flow of the people there who are still not able to join their people
|in Israel."
Bush has been credited with playing a key role in arranging
[the "Operation Moses" secret flights to rescue Ethiopian Jews.
The meeting was the second in less than a week between Bush
land a U.S. Jewish group. He also met with the Conference of
[Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, in the first
|of a series of regular meetings.
Referring to ADL's national director, who participated in
[meeting, Bush said, "I told Abe Foxman here, 'Well, we're
Ipractically going steady.' "
The Bush administration appears to have embarked on an
[open-door policy with Jewish groups. By contrast, the Confer-
[ence of Presidents seldom met with President Reagan, though
[its leaders had frequent meetings with Reagan's secretary of
I state, George Shultz.
Bush, who referred to the conference as the "organization of
residents," said he looks forward to similar dialogues in the
The ADL group, meeting in the Old Executive Office building,
lso heard from Attorney General Dick Thornburgh, Secretary
if Housing and Urban Development Jack Kemp and White
louse Chief of Staff John Sununu.
Bush's speech was largely devoted to his shared concern with
LDL to protect the "sacred right of religious freedom."
"There is no greater contribution that one organization can
take to the nation," Bush asserted. Religious freedom "can
lever be taken for granted," he added, urging ADL to
("zealously" continue its work.
The president noted that ADL's annual report on anti-Semitic
incidents in the United States reported an increase during 1988.
"We must condemn all attacks on the Jewish religion, the
Jewish heritage, clearly, unequivocally and without exception,"
le said. "This nation must stand for tolerance, pluralism and a
leal thy respect for the rights of all minorities.'
Bush pledged to use the "bully pulpit" of the White House to
speak out "for what is just and what is right."
Arafat Offer
Termed 'Trickery'
'rime Minister Yitzhak Sha-
lir had little but contempt for
fasir Arafat's declaration that
^e is ready to go to Jerusalem,
nth Arab world consent, to
Ik peace.
I "Trickery" and "public rela-
tions stunt' were some of the
[pithets used by Shamir to
lismiss the Palestine Libera-
>n Organization chairman's
itements, which were made
a weekend interview with
le Italian newspaper La
Shamir issued his reaction
furing a tour of northern vil-
Shamir said it was not seri-
ous to compare Arafat's latest
proclamation to the late Egyp-
tian President Anwar Sadat's
historic visit to Jerusalem in
November 1977. "Sadat
intended peace," Shamir
explained, "while this man,
this chief murderer, intends
not peace but deception."
Shamir referred to the cur-
rent spate of attempted border
infiltrations frofn Lebanon as
evidence of the Palestinian ter-
ror group's determination to
thwart any advance toward a
negotiated solution.
He said that as hard as the
terrorists try to infiltrate, the
Israel Defense Force will try
even harder and with greater
perseverance to keep them
ISRAELIS' TALKS WITH PLO PROTESTED. Demonstrators outside Columbia Univer-
sity, site of an ad hoc peace conference between officials of the PLO and members of the Israeli
Knesset, carry signs protesting any Israeli dialogue with the PLO. The empty wheelchair in
the foreground is a graphic reminder of the murder of American citizen Leon Klinghoffer
aboard a cruise ship hijacked in the Mediterranean by a Palestinian group. (AP/Wide World
Arens Denies Pressure
To Negotiate With PLO
Israeli Foreign Minister
Moshe Arens denied Tuesday
that anyone in the Bush ad-
ministration had suggested
this week that Israel negotiate
with the Palestine Liberation
He also said that no U.S.
official had proposed a series
of steps to ease tensions in the
West Bank and Gaza Strip,
contrary to media reports that
such suggestions would be con-
Arens said that in his meet-
ings with administration offi-
cials Monday, he did not dwell
on Israel's opposition to the
U.S. dialogue with the PLO,
since the Israeli position that
such talks are "counterproduc-
tive" is well known.
The Israeli foreign minister
had a nearly two-hour meeting
Monday with Secretary of
State James Baker, followed
by shorter meetings with Pres-
ident Bush, Vice President
Dan Quayle and Brent Scow-
croft, the national security
adviser. He said none had sug-
gested Israel consider negoti-
ating with the PLO.
However, Baker told a con-
gressional subcommittee Tues-
day that if advancing the peace
process "takes talks with the
PLO, we should not rule that
Arens had no comment when
asked about this during his
address to a luncheon spon-
sored by the Washington Insti-
tute for Near East policy.
But he made clear in his
address that the PLO cannot
be a participant in efforts to
bring about a Middle East
peace settlement.
He said the only reason
Palestinians in the West Bank
and Gaza Strip say that the
PLO is their representative is
that to do otherwise risks
being killed.
Arens said to grant the PLO
such status would also mark
the "beginning of the end" of
Jordan and its rulers and
would further the PLO's
efforts to subvert Israeli
The foreign minister
stressed that the negotiators
for a peace settlement should
be Jordan, the Palestinians liv-
ing in the territories and possi-
bly a third Arab country now
at war with Israel. He did not
name which on.
When a reporter asked for
Arens' comments on an asser-
tion, made last week by a
major Israeli think tank, that
Israel cannot continue to
refuse to talk to the PLO, he
replied, "There is no shortage
of Israelis who think they
know what should be done."
Arens was in Washington to
lay the groundwork for Prime
Minister Yitzhak Shamir's
visit to Washington in April
and to present Israel's views
on the peace process as the
Bush administration formu-
lates its own Middle East pol-
But as Arens arrived in
Washington, the State Depart-
ment let it be known that it
plans to ask both Israel and the
PLO to take confidence-build-
ing steps that could foster
an atmosphere conducive to
peace negotiations.
These include asking Israel
to reopen schools and release
some of the Palestinians im-
prisoned without trial during
the uprising. The PLO report-
edly will be asked to bring a
halt to violent demonstrations
Continued on Page 5

Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale/Friday, March 24, 1989
Lis Harris' book "Holy
Days" is the final selection in
the 1988-89 Jewish Book
Review Series sponsored by
the Central Agency for Jewish Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Education (CAJE) of the Jew-
ish Federation of Greater Fort .Reviews are scheduled for
Lauderdale, the Broward Monday, April 10,10.30 a.m.-
Book Reviews
Beach Library. ^J?*1*! Mafk W- Gross-
In the book, Harris chroni- J ^"S^Yl! 6. 1-2:30
cles the days in the lives of.a &:*,?_! ^ **V. with
Chassidic-Lubavitchi family in
Rabbi Aron Lieberman.
Hosts representing CAJE
will be Rhoda Dagan, Sam
Dickert and Ruth Schwartz.
Eibraries and the Pompano noon, at the Margate Library, For information: 748-8400.
Anita Perlman, center, holds the plaque naming her Honorary
Fellow at Hebrew University, presented to her at the recent
dinner of the North Broward chapter of the American Friends of
the Hebrew University. Among the more than 200 guest present
were Yair Kagan, left, national associate vice president of
campaign for the American Friends, and Raymond Cohen, right.
Stephanie Grebler, daughter
of Helaine and Mel Grebler of
Sunrise, will be called to the
Torah on the occasion of her
Bat Mitzvah Saturday, March
25, at Temple Beth Israel of
Fort Lauderdale.
A student at Nova Middle
School, Stephanie has won
first prize for a science poster
and third for an essay at the
Broward County Fair.
Among those sharing in her
celebration will be Stephanie's
sister, Jodie and brother,
Scott; and her grandparents,
Rose and Irving Hurwitz of
Sunrise and Bessie Slepowitz
of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Gala Dinner
Honors Perlman
Anita Perlman, a resident of
Ft. Lauderdale and Chicago,
was honored at a recent dinner
of the North Broward chapter
of the American Friends of the
Hebrew University.
In recognition and apprecia-
jj tion of her more than 50 years
?of community service, Perl-
~j man was presented with "The
j Tree of Life" award by Robert
g Lockwood, the chapter's chair-
| man.
S The first woman to receive
J the Legion of Honor Award
gfrom the B'nai B'rith Youth
| Commission, Perlman was also
s the first to head the commis-
-> sion. Her other honors include
s the Hillel Honor Key, the Lane
Bryant Citation (now the
S National Volunteer Award)
-> and a citation from the city of
gChicago. She is listed in
"Who's Who in World Jewry"
, and "Who's Who in American
J Women."
Bridge Lessons
Registration for beginners'
bridge lessons will be held
Wednesday, March 29, 9-11:30
a.m., at the Collins Community
Center, 3900 NE 3 Ave., Oak-
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JFS Helps "Parent" Parents
Friday, March 24, 1989/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 3
"Me My Girl" Kicks Off Season
The Broward woman had
contacted Jewish Family Ser-
vice (JFS) of Broward County
for homemaker services and
meal delivery when her 79-
year-old mother was still in her
own apartment.
When it was obvious that the
older woman needed to be in
an assisted living facility, her
54-year-old daughter called
JFS for a referral for the best
one in the community. Once
she got her mother settled in
the new place, the daughter
took a leave of absence from
her job so she could visit every
"The adjustment was slow.
After every visit, I'd look back
and see her unhappy face in
the window. I couldn't get that
picture Out of my mind. Either
I'm a good daughter and I
totally immerse myself in
meeting my mother's needs or
I feel like I'm abandoning
her," the daughter explained.
Now she contacted JFS with
another request counseling
to help her deal with the best
way to "parent" her mother.
"Caring for aging parents is
one of the most perplexing and
poignant problems families
face today," said Sherwin
Rosenstein,'executive director
of JFS. "There often is a
desire to rush in and do some-
thing to protect or take
over. When the adult child
follows this route, there's a
role reversal. The parent
becomes the child and the child
becomes the parent. Everyone
in the situation becomes con-
fused," he said.
In counseling, JFS casewor-
kers help clients define goals,
set priorities and develop plans
which keep the needs of all
concerned in proper prospec-
For counseling information:
966-0956 (Hollywood) or 749-
1505 (Fort Lauderdale). A
wide range of services are also
available for the elderly
through JFS' senior services
department, 749-7777.
German Historical
Museum at Nuremberg
BONN (JTA) The town of
Nuremberg, a place fixed in
history as the locale of the
Nazi trials, plans to build a
museum of modern German
history on the site where neo-
Nazis have formerly held
yearly conventions.
The town's ruling Social
Democratic Party (SPD)
announced plans drawn up for
the museum, which would
stand on a site that is largely
German commentators have
remarked that the site has
until now been an embarrass-
ment, something to be hidden
from the public.
There are no signs showing
the way to the site, and tourist
literature all but avoids any
mention of the place where
Hitler used to stage huge polit-
ical demonstrations.
Occasionally, the "Big
Street" once used for Nazi
parades has been used as a
to Allow
PLO Contact
gium will now allow its diplo-
mats to accept official invita-
tions from the Palestine Liber-
ation Organization.
A Belgian Foreign Ministry
official told reporters that the
move is designed "to ease con-
tacts with the PLO and
encourage moderation and
readiness for dialogue."
But the official said it was
not to be interpreted as recog-
nition of the Palestinian state
declared by representatives of
the Palestine National Council
at their meeting in Algiers last
Nor is the PLO's diplomatic
status in Belgium being chang-
ed, the spokesman stressed.
The PLO, which has opened
embassies in several countries
that have recognized the state
of Palestine, has only an infor-
mation bureau in Brussels.
parking lot during public festi-
But still visible in the place,
known here as "Zeppelinfeld,"
are ruins of a colossal, pseudo-
antique Nazi architecture,
including an unfinished con-
gress hall that has become
headquarters for a local
orchestra as well as a mail-
order business.
The SPD plans to use the
remains of the building to
house a permanent exhibition
of the so-called "fascination of
violence," with strong accents
on which methods the Nazis
used to capture the hearts and
minds of the people.
The museum plans are in
accord with the tendency to
display and debate the issue of
the Third Reich rather than
hide it as an embarrassment.
In keeping with this, plans
have been likewise drawn up
to build a memorial in West
Berlin on the site of former
Gestapo headquarters.
"Me and My Girl" will kick
off the 1989-90 season at Fort
Lauderdale's Parker Playhouse
with a Nov. 28 Dec. 17 run.
With Parker's 23-year tradi-
tion continuing under the aus-
pices of the PACE Theatrical
Group of Florida, successor to
the Zev Bufman Theatre Part-
nership, the Playhouse will
play host this coming season to
Broadway hits and hit stars
such as Mary Martin and Dody
Girl," which captured three
Tony Awards, five Drama
Desk Awards and the Law-
rence Olivier Award for
Best Musical, the first lady of
the American musical theatre
will take to Parker's stage
when Mary Martin stars in
"Grover's Corners." This new
musical by Harvey Schmidt
and Tom Jones is based on
Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer
Prize-winning "Our Town"
and will run Dec. 19 Jan. 7.
Following "Me and My Neil Simon's latest play,
"Rumors," will be on the stage
Jan. 23 Feb. 11, followed by
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March 11, a semi-autobiograph-
ical comedy by A.R. Gurney.
The season's final presenta-
tion, "Nunsense," stars
actress/comedienne Dody
Goodman in the award-win-
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale/Friday, March 24, 1989
Free Thought
It is incredibly ironic that in the midst of the
Salman Rushdie affair, there should be two
parallel incidents suggesting that restriction
of thought and expression is as widespread in
the western world as it is in the east.
While Rushdie remains in hiding for fear of
his life after a death threat by the Ayatollah
Khomeini following the publication of "The
Satanic Verses," singers in South Florida
were banned from the Calle Ocho street
festival and Israelis awoke to an outraged
scandal at the suggestion that Adolf Hitler's
"Mein Kamph" might be published in Hebrew
and in Israel.
The Little Havana flap centered on the fact
that entertainers might have sung in Cuba
prior to their political rebirth. Their loyalty to
an idea that of an anti-Castro Cuban
philosophy was called into question.
The Israeli issue should something as
hateful as Hitler's racist ideology, something
as hurtful as his ethic diatribes be available in
a country peopled by the fascist's survivors?
Many are answering "no," just as the Little
Havana Kiwanis Club did in the local free
speech controversy.
The idea of restricting thought and its
expression is exactly what Hitler sold to its
extreme. The Third Reich was built upon
restrictions: of faith, of "race"; of religion; of
a people.
To ban what he wrote, to deny its availa-
bility in the people's language, in this case,
Hebrew to withhold the possibility that
young people might learn how their parents'
world was bastardized before it was cremated
is to follow the questionable example of the
perpetrator of the Holocaust.
Such a move is an obscenity, no matter its
LBttBFS .. from our readers:
Pollard Campaign
It was most gratifying to see
The Jewish Flvridian publish a
letter in support of the Pol-
The sentence of Anne Pol-
lard is absolutely without pre-
cedent in American treatment
of the wife or lover of a spy,
with the notable exception of
Ethel Rosenberg (also a Jew).
Anne's role was so incidental
and minuscule that one must
wonder why she was even pro-
secuted, especially since the
grand jury refused to indict
her. "Grotesque" is the kind-
est word to describe the im-
prisonment and treatment of
this acutely ill woman who
needs a specialist's attention
that she cannot receive in
A careless charge against
Jonathan is "treason," a
charge made even by Caspar
Weinberger, lawyer, secretary
of defense. "Just" the Consti-
tution contradicts him. Much
as "contrary to all legal proce-
dure, the (French) ministry of
war had placed a file of secret
documents (part of which were
forgeries) before the tribunal"
trying Dreyfus in camera
(Encyclopedia Judaica, Vol. 6,
page 226).
Weinberger, just a day
before Jonathan Pollard's sen-
tencing, presented a classified
affidavit in camera to U.S.
District Court Judge Aubrey
Robinson. In view of Weinber-
ger's shrill cries of "treason"
and call to have Jonathan
hanged or shot, can anyone be
confident that Weinberger's
classified affidavit was more to
be credited than the French
war ministry's?
Israel does not abandon its
wounded in the field. For three
captured soldiers, Israel sev-
eral years ago released about
1,500 Arab prisoners, many
convicted terrorists. It is time
that the Jewish communities
of the United States and Israel
mount a campaign of no less
magnitude to free the Pol-
Coconut Creek, FL
A Decade of Camp David:
March 26 marks the ioth
anniversary of the Israeli-
Egyptian peace agreement.
The path to reaching the ac-
cord, through Camp David,
was tortuous; and implement-
ing it, with the Israeli with-
drawal from Sinai settlements,
oil fields and air bases, was
The peace has not been
overly warm. Nonetheless, the
agreement stands as the only
peace pact between Israel and
any of the neighboring Arab
Its merits have been argued
in both Israel and Egypt.
Some Israeli hawks still call it
a dangerous mistake, but there
is a near-universal Israeli rec-
ognition of the relief from the
threat of war, and of the bene-
fit of a first welcome into the
Catalyzing The Peace Process
Middle East.
Egypt has its skeptics, too:
Islamic fundamentalists, radi-
cal leftists, and a residue of
Nasserite pan-Arabists all
deride the peace with Israel. A
visit to Cairo last month, how-
ever, convinced an American
Jewish Committee delegation
that Egyptian leadership is
firmly committed to the peace.
President Hosni Mubarak
expressed his absolute attach-
ment to maintaining and
improving Egyptian-Israeli
relations. He was credible in
part on the basis of his record,
but also because of his per-
sonal magnetism.
Mubarak became president
seven years ago by accident,
upon the assassination of
Anwar Sadat on Oct. 6, 1981.
There was little reason at the
time to expect that the new
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president would become a
charismatic leader.
It was a surprise, therefore,
for his AJCommittee guests to
see just how "presidential" he
has become. He filled the large
reception room of his office in
the Presidential Palace with
his presence.
Emphasizing his commit-
ment to the Egyptian-Israeli
peace, he described to the
group various cooperative ven-
tures already in place, espe-
cially in desert agricultural
He rued the paucity of Egyp-
tian tourism to Israel (in con-
trast with heavy Israel tourism
to Egypt), explaining that
most Egyptians are poor and
cannot afford to travel.
President Mubarak expres-
sed the hope that Israeli-
Egyptian relations would
become warmer, and dismis-
sed recent nasty items about
Israel appearing in the Egyp-
tian media as the excesses of a
free press.
The only negative senti-
ment he conveyed to his visi-
tors was couched in positive-
sounding language: Israeli-
Egyptian ties will improve
markedly only upon the initia-
tion of active Israeli-Palesti-
nian peace talks.
On that issue, the president
broke some new ground by in-
sisting that an international
peace conference gives Israel
no grounds for fear, because
no party, including Syria,
would have the right to veto
successful, mutually agreeable
peace arrangements made bi-
laterally between Israel and
Palestinians, Israel and Jor-
dan, Israel and Lebanon, etc.
As he envisions such a con-
ference, it would include a
brief convening meeting with
international representation,
and would move quickly to
concurrent bilateral negotia-
tions between Israel and its
various neighboring parties to
the conflict.
The outside "conveners"
might include, according to
Mubarak, the United States,
the Soviet Union, Great Brit-
ain, France, maybe Italy, and
of course Egypt.
Even more ticklish than the
international representation at
such a conference a major
source of objection on the part
of Likud leadership is the
composition of a Palestinian
President Mubarak rec-
ommended a mix of West
Bank and local residents and
"outside" Palestinian exile
leaders, presumably associ-
ated with the Palestine Libera-
tion Organization, but not ne-
cessarily including Yasir Ara-
As for Aratat, the Egyptian
president took credit for hav-
ing persuaded the PLO chair-
man to meet the U.S. call for
recognition of Israel, renuncia-
tion of terrorism, etc.
Mubarak argued that despite
recent attempted acts of Pale-
stinian terrorism, Arafat was
sincere in his pledge iust
unable to fulfill it, as a result of
some rivals who seek to "put
him in an awkward position."
It was easier for the Ameri-
can Jewish guests to believe
Mubarak as sincere because,
despite agitation from various
rivals of his own within Egypt,
he has been steadfast in his
advocacy of Camp David the
Israel-Egyptian part, that is,
he clearly sees the Palestinian
framework of the 10-year-old
pact as in need of renovation.
And he sees himself as a poten-
tial chief architect.
Not surprisingly, Mubarak
sees Egypt as playing the key
convening role in an interna-
tional conference along with
the United States and the
Soviet Union, 'despite the ap-
parently cosmetic inclusion of
the Europeans.
A bit of chutzpah, perhaps,
but it was not impossible to
imagine this man, who seemed
unexpectedly driven to make
a place in history for himself,
joining with the superpower
leaders to catalyze the peace
process. He certainly means
to try.
Ira Silverman is executive vice
president of the American Jewish Com-

Friday, March 24, 1989/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 5
Sweden Postpones Ban
On Kosher Poultry
Al Golden Named
To Hospice Board
vention by American rabbini-
cal groups has staved off for
the present a Swedish govern-
ment ban on the slaughtering
of kosher poultry.
A delegation of leaders of
the Rabbinical Council of
America, the Union of Ortho-
Refusals of
Soviet Jews
The Soviet Union has given
"fresh refusals" to Jews wish-
ing to emigrate who were
allegedly privy to state
secrets, refusenik Judith Lurie
told the Jewish Telegraphic
"We have several refuseniks
for state secrets who have
never had any secrets before. I
am speaking about the fresh
refusals," Lurie said from
Moscow in a telephone confer-
ence call placed by B'ani B'rith
In addition, "those old refu-
seniks who happen to be in
contact with secrets more than
10, 15 and 25 years also have
been given fresh refusals," she
On another issue, Lurie said
the new Jewish cultural center
in Moscow, the Solomon Mik-
hoels Center, which opened
Feb. 12, has been closed tem-
porarily for "repairs." But she
did not blame the closing on
any political foul play.
Lurie spoke after
B'nai B'rith leaders in 10 coun-
tries and five states praised
her role in a hunger strike
planned by 46 refuseniks
belonging to Jewish Women
Against Refusal.
The first day of the hunger
strike, held annually since
1987, coincides with Interna-
tional Women's Day.
Continued from Page 1
in the territories and to pre-
vent its member groups from
attempting to infiltrate Israel
from Lebanon.
But Arens insisted Baker
"did not say anything like that
to me." However, he added,
"we did discuss the impor-
tance of reducing tensions in
the area, bringing down the
scope and the level of violence
that we have to deal with."
Arens told his listeners "if
anyone has a prescription of
how it will be done, I would
certainly welcome it. It is a
very difficult problem, and
there is no magic solution."
The foreign minister did
foint out that Israel already
as released some prisoners
in the Gaza Strip, has begun
reopening schools there and
intends to reduce the visibility
of Israeli troops in the terri-
dox Jewish Congregations of
America and Agudath Israel of
America made an emergency
visit to the Swedish consul
general in New York to gain
time for Swedish Jews to con-
tinue the practice of shehita of
fowl, which Sweden declared
inhumane in legislation passed
last September.
B'nai B'rith International
also has been involved in
orchestrating what it called a
"worldwide protest" of the
Swedish ban.
The Swedish government
had originally given the Jewish
community a moratorium on
the ban until March 1, after
previous intercession by Jew-
ish groups. This time, Jewish
groups who sanction, service
or observe the practice of
kaahrut in America have
interceded as representatives
of world Jewry and succeeded
in extending the moratorium
until June 30.
The groups have also invited
a delegation from the Swedish
Department of Agriculture to
come to America to observe
shehita in an attempt to per-
suade them that the practice is
In Sweden, slaughterhouses
stun their prey before killing
them. But this practice is con-
trary to Jewish law.
Because fowl may not legally
be imported into Sweden, the
shehita ban would leave the
Jewish community there with
no souce of kosher poultry.
Obtaining kosher meat is not
a new problem in Sweden,
which banned kosher slaugh-
ter of cows and sheep in 1937.
Jewish groups claim the ban
stems from the influence of
Nazi propaganda at that time.
The extension of the ban to
poultry would mark the first
time a European government
has banned kosher slaughter
since the Nazi era.
Alfred Golden, who serves
on the boards of three Jewish
Federations Greater Fort
Lauderdale, South Broward
and Miami has been appoint-
ed to the Community Hospice
Council Committee of the
board of directors of Hospice,
Golden's background in clini-
cal psychology and grief ther-
apy will be of benefit to
Hospice, Inc., a non-profit
organization providing respite
and in-home medical care for
the terminally ill throughout
Broward County, as well as
emotional and spiritual guid-
ance through its chaplains for
the patient and his family.
President of Beth David
Memorial Gardens in Holly-
wood, Golden has been chair-
man of the Chaplaincy Com-
mission of the Fort Lauderdale
Federation for the past six
years. With the help of this
commission, Hospice Inc. has
been able to increase the scope
of services it offers to the
Jewish community.
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Why ADL is Going to Jerusalem Now.
The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai Brith believes the time has come for the Jewish
community to publicly show its solidarity with Israel, and we are enthusiastically supporting the
Prime Minister's Solidarity Conference in Jerusalem.
We believe that too many enemies of Israel and of the American Jewish community have
mistaken the open communal discussion of Israel's current difficulties and the legitimate
differences within our own community as a withdrawal of our general support for Israel.
Even among some of our friends, there is a growing perception that the long-established,
previously unshakable network of support for Israel among American Jews may be weakening.
The cumulative effect of that perception, no matter how false, could be the steady
erosion of the political support Israel has long enjoyed in Washington with potentially disastrous
consequences for Israel's security and future.
ADL believes continuing American Jewish community concern and support for Israel
must be clearly and unambiguously demonstrated to the American political community and the
Action is needed.
For ADL, the beginning of action is to participate in a conference supported by all major
political parties and leaders in Israel, to clearly declare the extent of Solidarity in Israel, and
Solidarity with Israel.
Despite all the discussions and the political and media attention given to our differences,
critical common ground is still shared by Israelis, American Jews, and American government
decision makers. That common ground reflects the fundamental legitimacy of Israel's position in
its quest for peace, and begins with unity on the need for direct negotiations without
There is unity on the need for interim solutions that will adequately demonstrate that
Arabs and Palestinians are more committed to coexistence than destruction.
There is unity in opposition to imposed solutions, because outside pressure will generate
illusions about Israeli weakness and lead to conflict, not peace.
There is unity in opposition to violence and terrorism as a means of negotiation, because
violence begets more violence, and is contrary to the peace process Israel wants and
needs so badly.
ADL is going to Jerusalem to let our own people hear and to let the world hear that we
are one, and that we understand that nobody wants peace more than Israel, nobody.
We still talk about what our grandparents, our parents, and we did or did not do to help
the Jews of Europe during the Holocaust. Our new trial is upon us. How will history judge us?
How will we judge ourselves?
Burton S. Levinaon
National Chairman
Abraham H. Foxman
National Director
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai Brith. 823 United Nations Plaza. New York. NY 10017. 212-490-2525

Page 6 The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale/Friday, March 24, 1989
Swiss Help Egypt Build Chemical Warfare Facility
government authorities have
confirmed that Egypt has been
expanding its chemical war-
fare capability with the help of
a major Swiss company.
The story, first reported in
The New York Times, said
Swiss officials had "reason to
believe" the firm had helped
Egypt build a chemical plant
intended to manufacture poi-
son gas.
American and Swiss officials
told the Times they believe the
plant will be installed at Abu
Zaabal, north of Cairo.
Moreover, indications are
that the Abu Zaabal plant will
be part of a military-industrial
Survivor Guilty
In Acid Attack
70-year-old Holocaust survi-
vor, charged with hurling acid
in the face of the chief council
of Nazi war criminal John
"Ivan the Terrible" Demjan-
juk, was found guilty.
On Dec. 1, during the funeral
at Sanhedria Cemetery of for-
mer district court Judge Dov
Eitan who was also a mem-
ber of the Demjanjuk defense
team Yisrael Yehezkeli
approached defense counsel
Yoram Sheftel and spilled a 30
percent concentrated acid in
his face.
Sheftel was rushed to the
hospital, where doctors treat-
ed damage to one eye.
During the court sessions,
Yehezkeli refused to express
regret over the attack. On the
contrary, he declared that he
was proud he had taken the
action. He did regret, though,
the fact that he had also hurt
the bystander.
Yehezkeli faces a maximum
sentence of 20 years in jail.
complex that sometime in the
future will also include a joint
American-Egyptian plant for
assembling the Ml tank.
Swiss officials confirmed
that Krebs A.G., a firm based
in Zurich, has supplied Egypt
for several years with the
equipment needed to build a
poison gas plant.
Klaus Jacobi, the Swiss
secretary of state for foreign
affairs, officially asked Krebs
to stop further delivery of
materials to Egypt and halt all
technical assistance.

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Friday, March 24, 1989/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 7
The husband of a Margate
woman who must receive a
liver transplant within a year
and a half, has put out a public
plea for help to pay part of the
$250,000 hospital bill.
Jeannette Dix has b^en
immobilized by the disease
since it struck in 1985. Nor-
man Dix, who recently retired
after working in the meat
department at Publix for 18
years, said he learned that his
family insurance policy doesn't
cover organ transplants. He
also said Mrs. Dix is not old
enough for Medicare, which
would not cover organ transpl-
ants anyway.
A fund has been set up at
First Union Bank in Margate
under the supervision of con-
sumer banker Lillian Abra-
mowitz, who said that all
checks must be signed by
NOTE, a non-profit Tampa-
based organization, National
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Hosts For Israeli Students
High school students from
Israel and more than 20 other
countries are scheduled to
come to the U.S. in late
August to live with families
and attend school.
The Israeli students require
hospitality for approximately
five months; the others come
for a stay of 10 months. Offers
of hospitality are needed.
The program is run by the
Open Door Student Exchange,
founded in 1963 as a not-for-
profit organization.
An active scholarship pro-
gram enables both American
and foreign students to have
an international experience
abroad. In recent years, Open
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for Soviet
Jews will be made the scape-
goats if the Soviet Union's
attempts at economic reforms
do not benefit the average
Soviet citizen, a longtime re-
fusenik who immigrated to
Israel only last month warned.
The economic improvements
have not yet brought any tan-
gible benefits to the Soviet
people and their discontent
could soon be directed against
Jews, Roald (Alec) Zelichonok
told the Union of Councils for
Soviet Jews.
Zelichonok and his wife, Gal-
ina, both engineers from
Leningrad, had first applied to
emigrate in 1978, but had been
denied repeatedly on grounds
of possession of state secrets.
A well-known Hebrew teacher,
Zelichonok was sentenced in
1985 to three years in prison
for "defamation of the Soviet
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Baker Moderated Soviet Push
Secretary of State James
Baker rejected Soviet calls for
a Middle East peace confer-
ence, saying such a gathering
would be "counterproductive
at this time."
Baker made the remark at
his first meeting with Soviet
Foreign Minister Eduard She-
vardnadze since assuming
office in January. Their meet-
ing was described as friendly,
despite a number of differ-
ences on policy matters.
The two men were here for
an East-West conference
whose major goal is a three-
stage reduction in non-nuclear
weapons and military person-
nel in Europe. There were also
discussions on human rights.
Baker said the human rights
situation in the Soviet Union
Child Survivors
of WWII Plan
50 Year Reunion
beneficiaries of a British gov-
ernment campaign that took
place 50 years ago and ulti-
mately rescued 10,000 Jewish
children from Nazi persecution
by resettling them in Great
Britain plan a huge worldwide
reunion this June.
The campaign was known as
Operation Kindertrana-port,
and the rescued "children," as
those saved still call them-
selves, now live throughout
the world.
The Kindertransport was
especially significant at the
time, as it marked a radical
liberalization of Britain's im-
migration laws.
That set the precedent that
eventually made the U.K. one
of the most generous countries
in the world in accepting Jew-
ish refugees, according to
Judith Tydor-Baumel, coordin-
ator of Holocuast studies at
Tel Aviv Open University.
Jewish groups in Britain lob-
bied vigorously for the change,
and were supported by several
influential members of Parlia-
Ultimately, it was Prime
Minister Neville Chamber-
lain's desire to appease British
public opinion, following his
highly unpopular different sort
of appeasement of Hitler at
Munich, that carried the day.
The transports began Dec. 2,
1938, three weeks after Kris-
tallnackt, and continued right
up until the outbreak of World
War II.
Organized by two sisters,
Bertha Leverton of England
and Inge Sadan of Jerusalem,
the June 20-21 affair will be
held in Harrow, Middlesex.
Over 1,200 people are sched-
uled to attend, including chil-
dren and their families, some
of those involved in organizing
the operation, British govern-
ment officials and beloved
World War II radio personal-
ity Vera Lynn.
An added touch to the affair
will be the presence of good
Samaritans who volunteered
their services to care for the
had improved through last
December when Soviet
President Mikhail Gorbachev
visited New York.
But since then, not very
much has happened, the sec-
retary of state said.
The hour-long meeting
between the two men took
place without the presence of
aides. Following that, arms
control experts were called in
to participate.
Baker told his Soviet coun-
terpart the United States was
not ready to go along with an
international conference on
the Middle East. Instead, the
Bush administration favors
direct talks between Israel and
the Palestinians, he said.
Baker told Shevardnadze
that as far as the Middle East
is concerned, "more work at
the ground level" has to be
done before a peace confer-
ence can be organized.
Diplomacy was not intended
to be dealt with in front of
television lights, he added.
Diplomatic sources later said
the two had stuck to generalit-
ies, as both parties realized
that no specific details could be
discussea before Israeli Prime
Minister Yitzhak Shamir's
visit next month to Washing-
Baker said he would meet
with Shevardnadze in Geneva
in May to resume their discus-
The East-West conference
was opened here officially by
Austrian President Kurt
Waldheim. This duty brought
him some relief from his gen-
eral isolation.
During the recently con-
cluded, 35-nation Conference
on Security and Cooperation in
Europe, no foreign minister
came to visit Waldheim, who
has been ostracized for his
apparent link to Nazi wartime
Jewish Officers Among
Katyn Massacre Victims
CHICAGO (JTA) At least
262 Jewish officers were
among the over 4,000 Polish
officers whom the current Pol-
ish government now states
were massacred by the Soviet
Union in World War II.
This was reported by Harvey
Sarner of Chicago and Lon-
don, an independent research-
er, who is writing a book on
Polish World War II General
Wladyslaw Anders.
The Polish government
recently reopened the issue on
which their Soviet colleagues
have thus far made no public
When the Nazis discovered
the victims of the Katyn mas-
sacre near Smolensk in 1943,
they blamed the action on the
Soviets, who in turn blamed
the Nazis.
A major source of Sarner's
information is a 1988 periodi-
cal, Niepodleglosc (Independ-
ence) of the Pilsudski Institute
of London, dedicated to the
most recent information on
Polish history.
Bush Pledge on Ethiopian Jewry
WASHINGTON (JTA) President Bush gave Ethiopian
Jewry leaders his personal commitment to help an estimated
17,000 Jews hoping to leave Ethiopia for Israel, according to
Rachamim Elazar, chairman of the National Association of
Ethiopian Jews in Israel.
In the first meeting between a U.S. president and an
Ethiopian Jew, Bush told Elazar that he would consider a
variety of political efforts to assist the Jews in leaving.

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Broad Backing
For Solidarity Conference
Friday, March 24, 1989/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 9
Baker to Request
$100,000 in Refugee Funds
NEW YORK (JTA) Israeli
Prime Minister Yitzhak Sha-
mir has been largely successful
in rallying leaders of American
Jewish organizations behind
his "Conference on Jewish Sol-
idarity With Israel," taking
place in Jerusalem March 20 to
But there is some ambiva-
lence about the event, even
among those who are partici-
pating. Some are wary that
Shamir will use the gathering,
which comes just weeks before
his meetings in Washington
with the Bush administration,
as proof that American Jewry
stands firmly behind the Likud
leader's political agenda.
Close to 1,000 hand-picked
Jewish leaders from the
United States and elsewhere
are expected at the confer-
ence, described by Shamir's
office as an attempt to form a
"united front" that will "solid-
deposited $38.15 million in a
Swiss bank account, complet-
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Sonesta Hotel and the Rafi
Nelson Resort Village in Taba.
The transaction removed the
last obstacle to the transfer of
the Taba enclave and its tour-
ist facilities to Egyptian
ownership and control, on
Israeli army engineers spent
Tuesday, moving the Israeli
frontier control post some 100
yards north to the Israeli side
of the new border, while Egyp-
tian workers put up similar
facilities on Egypt's side of the
The Egyptians also were
paving gravel and sand path-
ways, which had previously
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resort area.
The Hebrew signs in the
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Participants, from youth
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take part in three days of
speeches and "working
groups," and are expected to
signal their approval for a ser-
ies of conference resolutions.
All 46 member organizations
of the Conference of Presi-
dents of Major American Jew-
ish Organizations, an addi-
tional seven observer groups
and 11 of its past chairmen
signed a statement of support
for the conference that
appeared in the New York
"Whatever our individual
points of view, we are unified
in our-commitment to Israel's
security, its independence, its
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The State Department is about
to ask Congress to increase
funding for resettling refugees
by $100 million, Secretary of
State James Baker told Con-
But a spokeswoman for the
Office of Management and
budget said Baker's announce-
ment, made during a hearing
of the House Appropriations
subcommittee on foreign oper-
ations, was premature.
Foggy Bottom also was
caught off guard by Baker's
revelation, with State Depart-
ment refugee affairs spokes-
woman Sheppy Abramowitz
having no initial reaction.
OMB spokeswoman Barbara
Clay said such a request will
soon be made as part of a
supplemental aid request for
the current 1990 fiscal year,
which will cover other areas of
government spending.
The revelation comes just
two weeks after a bill was
introduced in Congress by
Sens. Edward Kennedy (D-
Mass.) and Robert Kasten (R-
Wis.) to increase U.S. funding
by the same $100,000 amount.
The measure, if approved,
also would double the U.S.
?uota for Soviet refugees this
iscal year from 25,000 to
Baker said he thought the
State Department had notified
Congress within the previous
three days about the request.
But Rep. David Obey (D-Wis.),
the subcommittee chairman,
told the secretary of state that
was the first time he had heard
about it.
The Bush administration is
under pressure to raise the
refugee quota and seek addi-
tional funds from Congress, in
order to accommodate the
thousands of Jews and others
pouring out of the Soviet
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Synagogue News
Friday, March 24, 1989/The Jewish Floridian of Greater Fort Lauderdale Page 11
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On Friday evening, March
24, services will begin at 8:15
" ii-ii-u-truin.n.
vices will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Hal Kaplan, son of Sharon and
Howard Kaplan and Kevin
p.m., under the leadership of esten, son of Adrean and The Mareate chaDter will
Rabbi Sheldon J. Harr and Richard Bernstein, will be cal- meet Monday March 27ncZ
Cantor Seymour Schwartz- led to he Torah in honor of at the Margate Sn CentS
man. Continuing a tradition their B'nait Mitzvah.
begun in 1977, six women will
join together in celebration of
their Bat Mitzvah. These mem-
bers of Temple Kol Ami who
have studied together over the
past two years in preparation
for this special event are:
Nancy Horwitz, Michelle
Joseph, Phyllis Dolinsky,
Betty Ravitch, Carol Rosen-
bloom, and Lee Tompkins.
On Saturday, March 25, ser-
vices will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Gregg Yedvarb, son of Shelley
and Martin Yedvarb, will be
called to the Torah in honor of
his Bar Mitzvah.
On Friday evening, March
31, services will begin at
8:15 p.m. under the leadership
of Rabbi Harr and Cantor
Schwartzman. The Temple will
observe its Bar Mitzvah year
with the cantata "Edge of
Freedom," featuring the
Adult and Children's Choir
conducted by Arlene Solomon.
Composed by Cantor Raymond
Smolover oi the Jewish Com-
munity Center of White
Plains, the cantata is a modem
work with youthful sounds and
overtones of the passover holi-
day as its main theme.
On Saturday, April 1, ser-
Claire Mitchel, columnist for
over TWH,^ a f-.P^" The Miami Herald' ^ak
7 om fun y> Apn* 2S' on "Celebrating the Thh-d
7 p.m., a full-course, tradi- Third of Life."
tional, catered Passover meal
will be served at Temple Kol B'NAI B'RITH
d^^RlhWH^' nSrn" wJlhK ?JUe f^J^F *?\}2 Ft Lauderdal* resident Anita Perlman, center^isj^nlced^
Z^^ln7hefri^: S2 ^nttS* M^ Jd and PeaH ^^istein at a dinner in PeHman's honor
$86 fo ^\PCe tne lamarac of the Hebrew University. Joel Reinstein was dinner chairman;
$35 for adults and $20 for
Temple Kol Ami is located at
8200 Peters Road, Plantation.
For information: 472-1988.
On Friday, March 24, 8 p.m.,
the Men's Club will sponsor a
Brotherhood Sabbath Service
honoring the Jewish Chautau-
qua Society. Services, which
will be conducted with full
membership participation,
will be followed by an Oneg
On Saturday, March 25,
7 p.m., the temple will hold its
27th annual gala drawing and
silent auction. Each ticket
holder is entitled to two reser-
vations. For information:
Temple Emanu-El is located
at 3245 W. Oakland Park Blvd.
Cantorial Concert
A Cantorial Concert in largest organization of cantors
honor of retiring Cantor Mau-
rice A. Neu of Temple Beth
Israel will be held Sunday,
March 26, 7 p.m., at the Sun-
rise synagogue.
Sponsored by the southeast
region of the Cantors Assem-
bly, the concert will benefit the
assembly and its scholarship
The Cantors Assembly is the
Area Deaths*
Alfred, a resident of Ft. Lauderdale, died
at the age of 90. Services were held
under the direction of Levitt-Weinstein.
Hilda, a resident of Margate, died at the
age of 65. Services were held under the
direction of Levitt-Weinstein.
Bernard, a resident of Fort Lauderdale,
died at the age of 62. Private services
were held, with arrangements handled by
Lewis M., who had lived in Miami and
Fort Lauderdale, died Jan. 19 at the age
of 83. He is survived by his wife, son and
Benajamin, a resident of Lauderdale
Lakes, died at the age of 80. Services
were held under the direction of Levitt-
Lou was put president of B'nai B'rith
and a member of the international divi-
sion. He was the husband of Yvonne and
the brother of Rhoda (Seymour) Ehrlich,
Elaine and Sol Kleeman. He is also
survived by nieces, and nephews. Ser-
vices were held March 13 at the Star of
David Memorial Chapel, Tamarac.
Dr. Elias Walton, a 14-year resident of
Plantation, died March 11 at the age of
77. Previously from Forest Hills, NT he
is survived by his wife, Blanche; daugh
ter Nancy (Rabbi Michael) Eisenstat; son
Richard (Cecile) Langs; grandchildren
Laurence Bradley, Dome Bea, Johanna
Meridith; nephew Norman (Jana) Langs
and niece, Joan (Jack) Lavin. Services
were held at Riverside, followed by inter-
ment at Star of David, Tamarac.
Joseph, a resident of Deerfield Beach.
Services were held Tuesday, March 14,
at Levitt-Weinstein Chapels.
Abraham, a resident of Tamarac, died at
the age of 71. Services were held at
in the world. It provides scho-
larships to the Cantors Insti-
tute of the Jewish Theological
Seminary, publishes music,
provides placement and
extends assistance to cantors
in Israel and East European
For information: 742-4040.
Jewish Center.
Norman Weinstein, the
International Israeli Commis-
sioner and president of the
South Florida Council of B'nai
B'rith, will be the installing
For information: 721-9325.
The Justice Unit No. 5207
will hold its monthly dinner
meeting Wednesday, March 29,
6:30 p.m., at the 110 Tower,
Fort Lauderdale.
Dan Deffenbaugh, of the
Federal Bureau of Investiga-
tion, will discuss "Terrorism."
Deffenbaugh is the special
agent in charge of the investi-
gation into the marine bar-
racks bombing in Beirut.
The Arbah chapter #1746 of
Sunrise Lakes IV will hold an
installation luncheon Thurs-
day, April 6, 11:30 a.m., at
Inverrary Country Club.
The doors will open 11:30
a.m. for a boutique sale.
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his wife coordinated the decorations.
Holocaust Awareness Days For Students
facilitators will introduce the
The Holocaust Documenta-
tion and Education Center is
sponsoring student awareness
days for ninth to 12th grade
Broward County students
Tuesday, April 11 and Thurs-
day, April 13, 9:30 a.m. 1:30
p.m., both days, at the David
Posnack Jewish Community
Center, Davie.
Exploring the theme,
"The Holocaust: Implications
of Prejudice and Indiffer-
ence," speakers, survivors and
historical and philosophical
implications of prejudice
exemplified by the Holocaust,
and the intolerance, bigotry
and inhumanity that existed in
the 1930s and 1940s and con-
tinue to exist in many parts of
the world.
Students will have the
opportunity to sit at round
tables with a Holocaust survi-
vor and speak with them about
their experiences.
Ask Rose
to pick up
old sofa.
Or your old set of golf clubs. Or your old power
tools. Or your son's old tricycle.
Just call toll-free, and we'll pick them up, at your
convenience, for resale at the Douglas Gardens
Thrift Shops.
The proceeds will help buy medicine and medical
supplies for Rose and other residents of the Miami
Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged. And you'll
feel like a million without spending a dime.
Call for free pick-up:
The only authorized thrift shops of the Miami Jewish Home | v
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