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of South County
Volume 10 Number 27
Serving Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Highland Beach, Florida Friday, December 30, 1988
Price: 35 Cents
Talking With ThePLO...
Most Organizations
Support Move
few exceptions, major Ameri-
can Jewish groups said they
understood U.S. Secretary of
State George Shultz's decision
to allow "substantive talks"
between representatives of the
United States and the Pales-
tine Liberation Organization.
The Anti-Defamation
League of B'nai B'rith said the
United States is "living up to
its commitments." Both the
American Jewish Congress
and the American Jewish
Committee said Shultz acted
"correctly." The Union of
American Hebrew Congrega-
tions called the decision a "vic-
tory" for Shultz.
But while agreeing that the
PLO seemed to have accepted
the U.S. government's condi-
tions for dialogue, nearly all
news conference following President Reagan's declaratiort,
that he had authorized the State Department to enter into a
"substantive dialogue" with the Palestine Liberation
Organization (PLO), Secretary of State Georae Shultzfolds
reporters' questions. "Our object is not a dialogue," said
Shultz, "our object is peace." (APIWide World Photo)
the groups released state-
ments demanding that PLO
leader Yasir Arafat be made to
match his "magic words" with
"Yasir Arafat has now met
the technical requirements for
a dialogue with the United
States, said Warren Eisen-
berg, director of the Interna-
tional Council of B'nai B'rith.
But, he added, "the PLO has
to show through deeds that it
has finally come to terms with
Israel's existence and intends
to pursue the path of peace
and eschew violence."
Morris Abram, chairman of
the Conference of Presidents
of Major American Jewish Or-
ganizations, said at a news
conference that Secretary of
State George Shultz believed
"honestly" that Arafat had
met U.S. demands for dia-
logue, as outlined in a 1975
U.S. Memorandum of Agree-
ment with Israel.
But Abram implied that the
United States should ask even
more of the PLO, and he went
so far as to spell out one of
those deeds.
In a statement drafted at a
meeting with representatives
of the 46 Conference of Presi-
dents constituent organiza-
tions, Abram said that the
PLO should be made to repudi-
ate its National Covenant.
"There can be no progress
toward peace in the Middle
East if the PLO insists on
adhering to the covenant its
CJF Executive Vice President Carmi Schwartz and Associate
Executive Vice President Donald Feldstein review the over
100,000 signatures received to date on petitions opposing any
change in Israel's Law of Return. The petition drive was
organized by the Council of Jewish Federations in cooperation
with its 200 member Federations. All petitions were packaged
and delivered to Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir by a
team of Federation leaders.
basic political document
which calls on Palestinian
Arabs 'to repel the Zionist and
imperialist aggression against
the Arab homeland' and
demands 'the elimination of
Zionism in Palestine,' said
AJCongress said the United
States should demand assur-
ances that PLO terrorism has
ended, that Arafat accept Res-
olution 242 unencumbered by
any other UN resolutions and
that Arafat say to the Arab
world what he has been saying
in the Western press.
Theodore Ellenoff, president
of AJCommittee, added to the
list of demands that the United
Continued on Page 5
future acts of terrorism are
traceable to the Palestine Lib-
eration Organization, the
United States will expect
those involved to be expelled
from the PLO, the State
Department's top specialist on
the Middle East said.
In such a scenario, the
United States "will expect the
PLO leadership to disassociate
itself' from the terrorist act
and to take disciplinary action,
"including expelling those
involved from the organiza-
tion," said Richard Murphy,
assistant secretary of state for
Near Eastern and South Asian
affairs. He spoke on ABC-TV's
"This Week with David Brink-
ley" program.
President-elect George Bush
rek rated that position when
he told a news conference that
opening a dialogue with the
PLO does not mean the United
States is softening its opposi-
tion to terrorism.
"I don't care whether it
comes from a faction of the left
-No Tolerance for Terrorism
or from the center or right or
wherever. I don't think that
we should indicate any willing-
ness to be tolerant of terror-
ism from the PLO," Bush said.
But it appears that the
United States will not hold the
PLO accountable for continued
violence in the Israeli-admini-
stered territories, as it will in
other parts of the world.
Another top State Department
policymaker drew a distinction
between acts of terrorism and
the year-old Palestinian up-
rising in the territories.
"The intifada when it
emerged was not a byproduct
of a PLO decision; it reflected
a reaction to prolonged occu-
pation. So the reaction of peo-
ple to occupation is not going
to cease immediately,"
Michael Armacost, under-
secretary of state for political
affairs, said on CBS-TV's
"Face the Nation."
Also speaking on the CBS
program was Israeli Foreign
Minister Shimon Peres, who
left the door open to talks with
PLO members who are not
"shooting or killing."
Peres said he is "ready to sit
with every Palestinian, no
matter what his biography
was, if he is not shooting and
killing, if he is ready to talk, if
he represents his people, and if
he seeks peace."
Asked about a possible next
step for Israel to take, follow-
ing the PLO's move to re-
cognize Israel, Peres said that
his country must first see that
Arafat's renunciation of ter-
rorism is sincere. "Let's wait a
month, a couple of months,
and see if this is really going to
happen," Peres suggested.
A key obstacle to Israel
believing Arafat is sincere may
be whether it considers the
PLO accountable for continued
Palestinian violence in the
West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Peres said he includes
such violence as traceable to
Arafat. "We see to include it,
because for us, if a baby is
being killed or wounded by a
stone, what does it matter
what is the name?"
He presented a challenge to
the PLO on the West Bank. "If
the Palestinians would stop
violence right away, yester-
day, the whole feeling, the
whole emotions in Israel would
be entirely different."
Peres said he believes the
PLO has recently moderated
its position. "Until now the
PLO would never say the
expression which is called
'peace' or the expression
which is called 'Israel.' They
wanted Israel without a peace
or a peace without an Israel."
But, he added, "now the
question is: Is that a change in
the language or is that a
change in the position?"
In contrast to Peres, Likud
Knesset member Binyamin
Netanyahu, appearing on the
Brinkley show, seemed to
reject any PLO moderation
outright. "The PLO uses
declarations of peace as a tac-
tic of war," he said. He noted
that Winston Churchill, Great
Britain's prime minister dur-
ing World War II, "refused to
have any dealings with Hitler"
Continued on Pag* 3

Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of South County/Friday, December 30, 1988
Entin To Head TAU Library Fund
Lester Entin of Boca Raton
has been appointed national
chairman of the Presidents
Library Fund for the Ameri-
can Friends of Tel Aviv Univer-
sity (AFTAU). Entin is special
advisor on American affairs to
the university president, and a
vice chairman of the board of
Melvin S. Taub, chairman of
the board of AFTAU pledged
on behalf of that group, to
raise $2 million through a
nationwide book campaign to
be conducted 1988-89. Taub, a
resident of Boca Raton, made
the pledge at the Tel Aviv
University international board
of governors meeting held in
Israel this past summer.
Dr. Moshe Many, TAU's
president, has alerted Friends
around the world of the need
for funds for books and period-
icals for the university's librar-
ies. TAU, Israel's largest insti-
tution of higher education, has
suffered from government fis-
cal austerity and the reorder-
ing of priorities which has
placed higher education on the
back burner.
"Higher education in Israel
will suffer severely," Lester
Entin explains, "if the librar-
ies of TAU ... does not have
the .. support necessary to
Lester Entin
fulfill its function. Texts must
be replenished; new titles
acquired, up-to-date periodi-
cals maintained. With the
assistance of American
Friends, from Maine to Cali-
fornia, we are going to help."
Entin's involvement with
Tel Aviv University has
included the endowment of the
Sally and Lester M. Entin
Floor of the School of Commu-
nications Disorders of the Sac-
kler Faculty of Medicine.
Knights Of Pythias Chanukah Party
Charter member Abe Masanoff, left, lights a candle on the
menorah at the Chanukah party given by the Knights of Pythias
Lodge No. 217. Master of ceremonies Dave Altbuch is at right,
A reported record-breaking The 11th District Associa-
crowd of nearly 400 attended tion sponsored "traveling
the Knights of Pythias Atlan- gavel, a symbol of friendship
tic Lodge No. 217 of Delray's between members of the five
Chanukah party held at Tern- Palm Beach County chapters,
pie Emeth for members, the was presented to Atlantic
newly formed Women's Club, Lodge No. 217 by Leo Kier-
visiting Pythian Brothers and stein of Boynton-Delray Lodge
prospective members. No. 206. Atlantic's chancellor
Sam Meyer, an officer of the commander, Eli Goldman,
fraternity, provided music on
his keyboard for the sing-a-
longs. Master of ceremonies
was Dave Altbuch, the lodge's
| first leader, who explained the
| meaning of Chanukah and the
Slighting of the menorah. Char-
ter members Dave Altbuch,
I Abe Masanoff, Norman Her-
gsey, Harry Wilson, Sy Stutzel,
sBill Sheldon, Sy Schlesinger
"and Irv Milstein lit candles
accepted the presentation.
The Rank of Knight Diplo-
mas was presented to Ed Pohl,
Louis Levine, Charles Sanders
and Gerald Sternfeld.
Holiday refreshments of
latkes, apple sauce, cake and
coffee were served by the com-
mittee of Sol Sumergrad, Saul
Gutkin, Mel Boyarsky, Harry
Levine, Henry Levine and Nat
_commemorating the eight-day Kancigor, chaired by Jack
|Jewish festival. Bieber.
- Sisterhood Program On Beauty Tips
8 The Boca Raton Synagogue
S Sisterhood will present a hair-
~ styling, makeup and fashion
"program Monday, Jan. 9, 10
sa.rn.-l p.m., at Le Papillion, in
gthe Addison Building on
h Camino Real.
Four volunteers will partici-
pate in a "Before and After"
demonstration. The $15 admis-
sion includes refreshments and
three raffle tickets for salon
Reservations: 943-1163 by
Jan. 6.
On The Air:
A Baseball Playing Rabbi
A rabbi who occasionally
wears the uniform of the Phila-
delphia Phillies baseball team
wil be interviewed on a Delray
Beach radio program Sunday,
Jan. 8.
Rabbi Harold Waintrup has
been spiritual leader of Temple
Beth Am in Abington, Penn-
sylvania, for 38 years. Partici-
pating in a Dream Week
opportunity, Dr. Waintrup has
played left field in spring train-
ing with the Phillies in Clear-
water, Florida, several times.
On the radio program, Dr.
Waintrup will tell Rabbi
Samuel Silver, of Temple
Sinai, Delray Beach, of his
trips to Israel, which he has
visited 16 times, and to Spain,
Mexico and Russia.
The program, which is on the
air every Sunday, 10:06 a.m.,
is on Station WDBF, 1420 on
the AM dial. Also on the pro-
gram will be Mrs. Waintrup, a
graduate social worker, who
will talk about a Jewish-
Christian tour of Arab coun-
Radio Dialogue
Dr. John Mangrum, rector of
St. David's in the Pines Epis-
copal Church, Wellington, and
Rabbi Samuel Silver of Temple
Sinai of Delray Beach will dis-
cuss the kind of world they'd
like to see in 1989 when they
share a dialogue on the Sun-
day, Jan. 1st session of "Par-
son to Parson."
The program will be aired
6:45 a.m. on station WEAT,
West Palm Beach, 850 on the
AM dial and 107.6 FM.
Tony Bennett,
Symphonic Pops
In Concert
Singer Tony Bennett will be
featured with the Boca Raton
Symphonic Pops at two area
concerts in February.
On Wednesday Feb. 22, a
concert at War Memorial
Auditorium, is sponsored by
the City of Boca Raton and the
Miami Herald.
On Friday Feb. 24, 8 p.m.,
Bennett and the Symphonic
Pops will appear at the West
Palm Beach Auditorium, spon-
sored by the City of Boca
Raton and the Palm Beach
Tickets are now on sale at
the concert locales.
Bridge Games
Duplicate bridge games are
played Thursday, 7:30 p.m., at
Temple Sinai, 2475 W. Atlan-
tic Ave., Delray Beach.
Open to the public, the
games are sanctioned by the
American Contract Bridge
League and master points are
The fee is $2.50 per person
and refreshments are served.
Meeting to discuss plans for Congregation Beth Ami's first
annual dinner dance are, from left, Dagmar Dayan, dinner
dance co-chairman; Grace Leader, journal chairman; Barbara
Knee, dinner/dance chairman; and Esther Rosenblum, committee
member. The event on Sunday evening, Jan. 15, at the Bica Golf
and Tennis Country Club, will honor Mr. and Mrs. Joost
Boumans and Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Robinson, whose efforts are
credited with helping ensure the success of this new Palm Beach
County congregation.
Judaica Art At Boca Show
The contemporary Judaica
collection of former Miami res-
ident Linda Steinberg Appleby
will be featured at an invita-
tional show Saturday and Sun-
day, Jan. 14-15,10 a.m.-6 p.m.
at Warfside Shopping Village,
SW 18 St., Boca Raton.
The show is comprised of
paintings, sculpture and crafts
by 100 artists.
The theme of Appleby's
works is "Contemporary
Becomes A Tradition," She
works in bas-relief custom pro-
celain, hand-carved and glazed
into permanent statements of
her personal commitment to
the Jewish religion. Included
in her collection are table and
wall sculptures and ceremonial
Eieces such as menorahs, Sab-
ath candles, seder plates and
Appleby's 24-foot panoramic
wall sculpture, symbolizing the
keeping of the faith from child-
hood to maturity, is displayed
in the lobby of Congregation
Etz Chaim in Marietta, Geor-
Art Show To Benefit Charity
The work of Israeli artist Yan
kel Ginzburg will be on display
at The Polo Club Boca Raton,
Tuesday, Jan. 17, during a
special snowing to benefit the
Jewish Association for Resi-
dential Care in South Palm
Beach County.
The show will be presented
personally by the artist, with a
portion of any sale going to the
charity cause.
Ginzburg uses a variety of
media, including oils and acryl-
ics, tapestries, silkscreens,
lithographs and, most
recently, a new art form, qua-
dri-dimensional acrylic sculp-
ture. The artist has been the
recipient of the Silver Medal in
the Rome Biennale and was
one of five artists invited by
President Reagan to partici-
pate in the commemoration of
The U.S. Air and Space Bicen-
Choraleers Sing Locally
The Coco Wood Lakes Chor-
aleers of West Delray will
entertain at Village Royale in
Boynton Beach Thursday, Jan.
5, 8 p.m., and at the Health
Center of Abbey Delray South
on Tuesday, Jan. 17,2:30 p.m.
The 30-voice choral group is
directed by retired dentist Dr.
Myron Rothenberg, who pro-
vides piano accompaniment.
Associate director is Helen
Katon, who conducts at all
performances and is a featured
singer of specialty numbers.
The Choraleers accepts
bookings at nursing homes,
medical and convalescent cen-
ters, community organiza-
tions, senior citizen centers,
houses of worship and condo-
miniums. The group is affili-
ated with RSVP, Retired
Senior Volunteer Programs of
Palm Beach County.
Meeting On Hearing Loss
Information: 498-0946.
The Delray Chapter of
SHHH, Self Help For Hard Of
Hearing People, will hold its
monthly mini-breakfast mem-
bership meeting, Friday, Jan.
13, 9:15 a.m., at the American
Savings Bank, adjacent to the
Kings Point Shopping Center,
West Delray.
Dr. Martha Hahn-Fournier,
an otolargyngologist on the
staff of Boca Raton Commun-
ity Hospital, will speak on
"Hearing Loss," followed by a
question and answer period.
A special seating section is
available in the first six rows
of the meeting hall. The seats
are encircled by wiring (a
"loop"), which lead to special
microphones at the podium.
Wearers of over-the-ear hear-
ing aids move to the "T"
switch and turn the volume
control up to maximum, block-
ing out disturbing noises.
For information: 499-3984.
Day Care For The Elderly
Shared Care, an interfaith open by registration 9:30 a.m.- iointlv bv TemDle Beth El, St.
day care Program offering 2:30 p.m at Temple Beth El Sn^fA^ Parish and First
activities for the elderly and of Boca Raton. pk^^ KmmX all of
** for their -aregWer.. i, Th, pro* U sponsored bSHSS? ^"^

Friday, December 30, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 3
Students Memorialize Holocaust Victims
Redeeming a pledge made in
front of the barbed wire fence
of the Nazi death camp, Bir-
kenau, a group of Dade, Brow-
ard and Palm Beach County
students, participants in this
year's March of the Living,
will dedicate a local memorial
for the six million who per-
ished during the Holocaust.
The students, who were cho-
sen by the Central Agency for
Jewish Education (CAJE),
sponsors of Student Partici-
pants of the March of the
Living, will gather with area
rabbis and cantors Sunday,
Jan. 8, 11:30 a.m., at Menorah
Memorial Gardens, 2100 West
Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale.
The dedication of Memorial
Stele is cosponsored by CAJE
and Menorah Chapels.
The project was initiated by
one of the marchers, Daniel
Ballon, who preserved and
brought back to the U.S. ashes
and soil from the death camps
visited on the students' trip.
The memorial will feature
etched and carved granite
depicting the gates of the
entrance to Auschwitz. The
design and propery were also
provided by Menorah Memo-
rial Gardens.
The students had concluded
their trip to Poland with a visit
to Israel. In remembrance of
this affirmation of life, soil
from the Mount of Olives will
be sealed within the memorial
Dr. Lily Ratok, left, is this year's recipient ofNa'amat's Beba
Idelson Prize for her research on women's poetry in Israel.
Named for a former secretary general of Na'amat, the annual
prize is awarded by the organization's Status of Women
Department for outstanding research on women's contributions
to society in a specific field. Congratulating Dr. Ratok are Afasha
Lubelsky, center, secretary general of Na'amat, and Haviva
Avi-Guy, right, chairman of the selection committee.
Seek Witness
To Nazi Atrocities
Canadian authorities are
undertaking investigations
into events in Slovakia (Cze-
choslovakia) between 1938-
1944, when the state was
under the rule of the Hlinka
Slovak People's Party and a
satellite of Germany. The
Royal Canadian Mounted
Police are soliciting witnesses
to the anti-Jewish legislation
in Slovakia; and the arrest or
confinement, deportation and
execution of Jews from Brati-
slava, Bardejov, Banska
Bystrica, Krupina and Kren-
The U.S. Justice Depart-
ment's Office of Special Inves-
tigations (OSI) is seeking to
identify and interview persons
imprisoned at the Auschwitz I
concentration camp in Silesia
between Nov. 1942 and Nov.
1944. OSI has been investigat-
ing an alleged member of an
SS guard company assigned to
the that camp.
Individuals with any infor-
mation are asked to contact
Bessy Pupko, World Jewish
Congress, 501 Madison Ave-
nue, N.Y. 10022, (212) 755-
Dec. 30 5:22 p.m.
Jan. 6 5:27 p.m.
Jan. 13 5:32 p.m.
Jan. 20 5:37 p.m.
Detain Fisherman
TEL AVIV (JTA) Israel is
trying to obtain the release of
four fishermen from Eilat
detained by Egypt for violat-
ing its territorial waters on the
Red Sea. Israeli military
sources said that according to
their investigation, the Egyp-
tian authorities in Nueiba were
justified in seizing the men and
their boat.
Apparently they were sail-
ing within 50 yards of the
Egyptian shore, in violation of
an Israeli-Egyptian agreement
No Tolerance
Continued from Page 1
prior to or during the war.
He also argued that the
opening of a U.S. dialogue
with the PLO has "made peace
much more difficult," by push-
ing away Palestinian Arabs
"who want to look for a real
negotiation, a real coexistence
with Israel."
Finally, on NBC-TV's "Meet
the Press," White House Chief
of Staff Kenneth Duberstein,
the first Jew to hold that post,
said the administration con-
sidered domestic fallout from
U.S. Jews when reaching its
decision to begin talks with the
He attributed the minimal
amount of American Jewish
criticism of Secretary of State
Shultz's decision to "an awful
lot of confidence in Ronald
Reagan and George Shultz and
the very special commitment
that there is between this
government and the Israeli
Miles Lerman, a Holocaust
survivor and chairman of the
U.S. Holocaust Memorial
Council's international rela-
tions committee, has been
appointed national chairman
of "A Campaign to Remem-
ber. The Campaign's goal is to
raise $1W million for the
construction and endowment of
the U.S. Holocaust Memorial
Museum adjacent to the
National Mall in Washington,
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of South County/Friday, December 30, 1988
A Forward Step
Responding to appeals both from President
Herzog and top representatives of world
Jewry, Prime Minister Shamir has formed a
coalition government in Israel.
Both the Likud and Labor party leaders had
to overcome major opposition internally to
achieve the new agreement. But the selection
of the top cabinet posts appears to be the most
representative alignment possible.
While Washington seemed to prefer the
Peres stance in favor of an international peace
conference, neither the Reagan-Bush Admin-
istration nor world Jewry is likely to protest
the final coalition.
There are those who have hastily concluded
that the new Israeli government is unable to
meet the challenges inherent in the PLO's new
political power.
A far better attitude is to give both Shamir's
coalition and President-Elect Bush time to set
their respective agendas. What has waited 40
years can wait a few more weeks.
Reaction To The Inevitable
Would that we were wrong.
For 13 years now, the United States has
stood firm in a principled posture neither to
acknowledge, deal nor negotiate with the
Palestine Liberation Organization. Former
Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and
later President Reagan laid the foundation
for any potential dialogue by demanding a
troika of prerequisites: that the PLO explicitly
recognize the State of Israel; that the PLO
renounce rather than simply denounce
terrorism in all its forms; and that the PLO
recognize UN Resolutions 242 and 338 as the
bases for a peace settlement.
Finally, a catch-22 scenario. In spite of the
U.S. insistence that PLO Chairman Yasir
Arafat was too much of a terrorist to be
eligible for a visa for entry purposes, Secret-
ary of State George Shultz was forced to open
talks with the PLO because its recalcitrant
titular head finally uttered the requisite
The open sesame salvo may indeed be a
Pandora's box instead.
Like the mythical figure whose action
released into the world untold ills, the verbal
transaction of this week past will surely have
repercussions rippling on shores far from
landlocked Switzerland.
The first and foremost, from this paper's
perspective, is that Israel should be left
even by perception in a singularly lonely
and isolated political locale. While the United
States has reiterated time and again that its
overture was one of contact rather than
substantive negotiations, it appears on the
world screen that Israel is the last player to
make its entrance.
To add to the isolation, Israel is now being
portrayed as intransigent when in fact its
position is one of self-protection.
In an interview last week with The Jewish
Floridian, Meir Rosenne, former ambassador
from Israel to the United States, suggested
1 I he Jewish Tik T
that instead of a three-prong test for the PLO,
as dictated by the U.S., Israel has its own
two-part litmus test to measure PLO sincer-
According to Rosenne, Israel needs to see a
change in the PLO covenant which pres-
ently calls for the destruction of a Zionist
presence rather than a vocal recognition.
And in lieu of a verbal renouncement of
terrorism, Israel demands a cessation of the
violence in the administered territories and
Now, in a clever ploy of diminished expecta-
tions, Arab League spokesmen and other
apologists for the PLO are excusing before
the fact terrorist actions against Zionist
targets. By explaining tha"t Arafat cannot
control radicals within the umbrella organiza-
tion, the chairman may not be held responsible
for any such behavior that does not conform to
the newly revised international persona for
the PLO.
Consequently, Arafat has nothing to lose
according to this thesis. He won't be damned if
he does or doesn't stop the terrorist activities
of his Palestinian cohorts.
That, of course, is not what the United
States is demanding. Ronald Reagan used
language exquisite in its strength: the
renouncement of terrorism must be "perva-
sive and permanent" for the U.S. not to pull
out of these fledgling contacts. We support
that stance, which simply put is that the PLO
must match its words with deeds.
Still to be determined is whether the inti-
fada described by one Arab League as
"ennobling" the cause of Palestinian self-
determination will cease. Still to be decided
is how Arafat will be dealt with by radical
forces within his Oriental world. If his "float-
ing constituency" actually sees him as leading
the vanguard out of the third world of realpol-
itick, then perhaps the moves last week will
have been prescient.
Until and unless all appropriate and demo-
cratic demands are met by those 'former'
terrorists, we cannot but hold out skeptical
hope for a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
Would that we were wrong.
U.S. Negative
On Settlements
The State Department reiter-
ated its longstanding position
that the establishment of addi-
tional Israeli settlements in
the administered territories is
"not helpful" in advancing
Middle East peace prospects.
Department spokeswoman
Phyllis Oakley would not com-
ment directly on a Likud-
Labor compromise to build
eight new settlements in the
coming year.
But she said the United
States considers-the building
of new settlements as "not
helpful in moving toward the
comprehensive peace settle-
ment that we all desire."
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no need to implement a law barring Nazi activity in Switzerland,
because there was no actual threat.
Police Minister Arnol Kholer said after a debate on the subject
that the several neo-Nazi incidents that have occurred in recent
months represent no real danger to democracy.
He said the government would follow these "symptoms"
closely but would take no "exceptional action."
Tel Aviv U. Profs Elected
Four professors at Tel Aviv University were reelected to
the Knesset in the recent Israeli elections. All representing
different parties, the four are David Libsi, a law professor,
Labor Party; Yuval Ne'eman, a physics professor and
chairman of the Tahiya Party; Amnon Rubenstein, law
professor and chairman of the Center Party; and Avner
Shaki, a law professor, and chairman of the National
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States now "urge the Palestin-
ians in the territories to call off
the uprising" and "pursue
high-level talks with Israel" to
coordinate strategy on the
peace process.
The Union of Orthodox Jew-
ish Congregations of America,
which said the PLO "may have
met America's technical condi-
tions," said another "neces-
sary action" would be that the
PLO turn over Mohammed
(Abul) Abbas to Italy. He is
wanted there in connection
with the terrorist attack on the
cruise ship Achille Lauro.
The warmest words of praise
for Shultz came from Rabbi
Alexander Schindler, presi-
dent of Reform Judaism's
Schindler said in a statement
that the American decision
"represents a victory for
Secretary Shultz and his insist-
ence that the PLO meet the
Meleva Malka
For Singles
Under the auspices of the
Chabad Lubavitch of Florida,
Midrash Scholar
To Lecture Locally
conditions first laid down by the Mitzvah Campaign for Out-
1JJ!-^"7 (Henry> Kissinger in reach and Crisis Intervention
Even the often har-lined
Zionist Organization of
Ameria refrained from
directly criticizing Shultz,
although it called his decision
"troublesome" and a "sober-
ing reality."
Only two of the larger organ
will hold a Melava Malka for
Jewish singles, ages 20-40,
Saturday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-2
The black-tie optional event
will feature live entertainment
and champagne and take place
at the home of Roxanne Lux in
Boca Pointe, Boca Raton.
Tax-deductible donation is
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Sherr Chairs Cardozo Dinner
Attorney Brian J. Sherr,
past president of the Jewish
Federation of Fort Lauderdale
and the Jewish Family Service
of Broward County, is serving
as chairman of a testimonial
dinner on behalf of Yeshiva
University's Benjamin N. Car-
dozo School of Law.
The dinner on Saturday,
Jan. 8, 6 p.m., at the Marriott
Cypress Creek Hotel in Fort
Lauderdale, will honor attor-
neys Alan S. Becker, Gary A.
Poliakoff and Jeffrey E.
Sherr, a Boca Raton resi-
dent, is senior partner in
Sherr, Tiballi, Fayne and
Schneider in Fort Lauderdale
and chairman of the board of
directors of First Southern
Bank in Boca Raton. He has
served as chairman of the real
property section of the Brow-
ard County Bar Association
Brian J. Sherr
and co-chairman of the Florida
Bar's condominium and
planned development commit-
tee. He is also a member of the
executive council of the Flor-
ida Bar's real property, pro-
bate and trust law section.
A member of the advisory
committee of the University of
Miami Law Center's Institute
on Condominium and Cluster
Developments, Sherr is the
author of numerous legal arti-
cles, and a lecturer on real
estate law.
A resident of Florida for the
past 18 years, he is a member
of Temple Beth El.
Becker, Poliakoff and Streit-
feld, in whose names a scholar-
ship will be established at Car-
dozo School of Law, are in
partnership in a law firm with
offices in Fort Lauderdale,
West Palm Beach, Sarasota,
Miami, Clearwater and Fort
Alan Becker served in the
Florida Attorney General's
Prof. Burton L. Visotzky
Prof. Burton L. Visotzky,
holder of the Appleman Chair
in Midrash and Interreligious
Studies at Jewish Theological
Seminary (JTS) of America,
will be this year's visiting lec-
turer for the third annual
South Florida Scholar-in-
Residence Program, spon-
sored by JTS in conjunction
with the southeast regions of
the Rabbinical Assembly and
United Synagogue.
Author of "Louis Finkel-
stein: A Biography," "The
Midrash on Proverbs" and
"The Fathers of the World,"
Visotzky also serves as visiting
faculty at the University of
Cambridge and Oxford Univ-
ersity in England, Princeton
University, and the Union
Theological Seminary. He is
founder and director of the
Genesis Seminar, a monthly
study group of Christian and
Jewish Bible scholars and writ-
Dr. Visotzky's public appear-
ances include: Temple Beth
Israel, Sunrise, Friday, Jan. 6,
8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 7,
noon; Temple Sinai, Holly-
wood, Monday, Jan. 9, 7:30
p.m.; Aventura-Turnberry
Jewish Center, No. Miami
Beach, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 7:30
p.m.; Sunrise Jewish Center,
Wednesday, Jan. 11,
7:30 p.m.; B'nai Torah Congre-
gation, Boca Raton, Thursday,
Jan. 12, 8 p.m.; and Temple
Beth Ahm of Pembroke Pines,
Friday, Jan. 13, 8 p.m. and
Saturday, Jan. 14, 10:30 a.m.
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member of the board of direct-
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Greater Fort Lauderdale and
chairman of the board of
Guardian Savings and Loan
Gary Poliakoff is adjunct
professor of law at Nova Univ-
ersity Center for the Study of
Law, where he teaches condo-
minium law and practice.
Jeffrey Streitfeld is a mem-
ber of the board of directors of
the Greater Fort Lauderdale
Jewish Federation and a past
chairman of the Federation's
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B'nai Brith
Jacob Unit No. 5395 will
have its membership breakfast
meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3,
9 a.m. at Temple Anshei Sha-
lom of West Delray. Guest
speaker will be Michael
Lennon, recently appointed
corporate vice president of
Worrell Enterprises, Inc. and
publisher of the South Florida
Newspaper Network.
Lennon will be introduced by
Dr. Edward Kingsley, vice
president for programming.
Election of unit officers for
1989 will also be held.
Because the application for a
unit charter, is being pre-
pared, men and women who
join now will be considered
charter members and women
will also be eligible to hold
elected office in the unit.
For information: 498-1564.
B'nai Brith Women
The Boca Raton chapter will
feature their adult education
Jewish story telling pro-
gram Monday Jan. 9, 11 a.m.-
12:30 p.m., at Patch Reef
Park, Yamato Road, Boca
Raton. Mickey Gelman will be
guest speaker.
The Boca Raton Aviva
chapter will hold its annual
Hadassah Medical Organiza-
tion (HMO) luncheon Monday,
Jan. 9, 11:30 a.m., at the Boca
Golf and Tennis Country Club,
Boca Raton. Couvert is $22.
482-1423 or 483-0734 by
Jan. 2.
The Aviva chapter is spon-
soring an evening at the Pom-
pano Trotters Wednesday,
Jan. 18, p.m. Parking, gratuit-
ies, dinner and progrmas are
included in the $18 couvert.
For reservations: 391-7995 or
395-9533 by Jan. 13.
The Menachem Begin chap-
ter will hold its Bigger Gifts
luncheon Wednesday, Jan. 11,
11:30 a.m., at the Breakers
Hotel in Palm Beach. Guest
speaker Dorothy Bucksbaum
is a leader in national Hadas-
sah and a panelist on the
Friendship Forum, a multi-
religious, interracial forum on
prejudice. A resident of Des
Moines, Iowa, she is also active
with UNICEF and Cancer
The Menachem Begin
chapter will meet Wednesday,
Jan. 18, noon, at Temple
Emeth, 5780 W. Atlantic Ave.,
Blanche Herzlich, a Hadassah
regional board member, will
present a book review.
Women's American ORT
The Lakeside chapter will
hold its annual luncheon
and fashion show Thursday,
Jan. 12, noon, at Gleneagles
Country Club. Cost is $19.50
per person. Co-chairpersons
are Shirley Leibert and Adele
Selbiger, assisted by Gert
Schwartz and Harriet
Rosenthal. Information: 265-
0165 or 278-8929.
The Delray-Boynton Even-
ing Chapter will hold a Murder
Mystery Dinner Night. Satur-
day, Jan. 14, at a member's
home. For information: 272-
The New Israeli Cabinet
NEW YORK (JTA) Following is a list of the 26
ministers who have been named so far to the new Israeli
Cabinet. It presently includes 11 ministers each from Likud
and Labor, and two ministers each from Shas and the
National Religious Party.
Likud and Labor each may still name a 12th minister to
the Cabinet. Ora Namir is slated to get the Labor slot.
David Magen and Eliahu Ben-Elissar are vying for the
Likud position. They would hold no portfolio.
But reports from Jerusalem say the two parties could
decide to keep the Cabinet at the present 26 ministers
listed below:
Prime Minister
Foreign Affairs
Construction and Housing*
Education and Culture*
Economics and Planning
Environmental Protection
Science and Development
Industry and Trade
Energy and Infrastructure
Immigration and Absorption
Religious Affairs
Minister Party
Yitzhak Shamir Likud
Shimon Peres Labor
Moshe Arens Likud
Yitzhak Rabin Labor
David Levy Likud
Yitzhak Navon Labor
Yitzhak Moda'i Likud
Haim Bar-Lev Labor
Ronni Milo Likud
Ezer Weizman Labor
Dan Meridor Likud
Gad Ya'acobi Labor
Gideon Patt Likud
Avraham Katz-Oz Labor
Moshe Kataav Likud
Ya'acov Tsur Labor
Ariel Sharon Likud
Moshe Shahal Labor
Arye Deri Shas
Yitzhak Peretz Shas
Zevulun Hammer NRP
Ehud Olmert Likud
Raphael Edri Labor
Moshe Nissim Likud
Mordechai Gur Labor
Avner Shaki NRP
i i
RtphnUd with prrmumm of Jim Morin.
1988 Year-End Inventory
and Impact
New York Five of the
ten events most significant to
American Jews in 1988 had to
do with Israel and the Middle
East, according to the annual
compilation prepared by the
Anti-Defamation League of
B'nai B'rith. They included the
intifada, the "Who is a Jew"
controversy, and the U.S. deci-
sion to talk to the Palestinian
Liberation Organization.
The remaining five issues
were the growing menace of
neo-Nazi Skinheads, increased
manifestations of anti-Semi-
tism, U.S. passage of the Gen-
ocide Treaty, the increase in
Soviet Jewish emigration, and
the widespread observances of
the 50th anniversary of Kris-
Israel's 40th anniversary.
Even with the serious prob-
lems facing Israel, it was a
cause for celebration.
The intifada. The up-
rising, which began in Decem-
ber 1987, has had a major
impact on all the parties to the
conflict Israel, Jordan, the
The U.S. denial of a visa
to Yasir Arafat. Secretary of
State George P. Shultz stood
on principal in opposing the
Arafat visit despite the world
The U.S. decision to talk
to the PLO. The U.S., deciding
that Yasir Arafat had met its
set of minimal standards for
talking with the PLO, decided
to do so while maintaining
America's commitment to dir-
ect negotiations, support for
Israel's security, and opposi-
tion to an imposed solution and
an independent Palestinian
state. Whether the PLO will
match words with deeds
including renunciation of its
Covenant and truly ending ter-
rorism remains to be seen.
The increase in Soviet
Jewish emigration. Glasnost,
openness, and perestroika,
restructuring, have had a posi-
tive impact on Soviet Jews.
The number permitted to leave
in 1988 increased 40 percent.
The growing menace of
neo-Nazi Skinheads. This new
breed of young extremists,
shaven-headed, wearing Nazi
insignia, preaching violence
against blacks, Jews and other
minorities, continued to grow
and is now evident in all parts
of the U.S. Their targeting of
vulnerable youth and alliance
with-other hate groups are
additionally worrisome.
Increased manifestations
of anti-Semitism. ADL's 1988
annual audit of anti-Semitic
incidents in the previous year
documented a rise for the first
time after a five year down-
ward trend.
The "Who is a Jew" con-
troversy. Ultra-Orthodox
demands for changes in
Israel's Law of Return could
not only affect some converts
to Judaism seeking citizenship
but also put in question the
legitimacy of Conservative and
Reform Judaism in Israeli
eyes. The issue has stirred the
American Jewish community
like few before it and Ameri-
can Jewish representations to
Israeli leaders have had a sig-
nificant impact.
U.S. passage of the Geno-
cide Treaty. Passage by the
Senate after so many years of
trying was testimony to the
work of one man William
The 50th anniversary of
KristalXnacht. The widespread
observances of the event
which heralded the beginning
of the Holocaust give hope that
Kristallnacht will continue to
serve as a moral symbol and
Women's Club Gives Gifts
ia also ie [
' hoW. rmak < d*a*t7 prcsmicr
Maurice Love, former presi-
dent of Commercial Bank and
Trust Co., has been elected
senior vice president of Jeffer-
son National Bank-Palm
Beach County. A native of Eng-
land, Love moved to FLorida
in 1958 and has been in the
banking industry here for the
past SO years. He has served as
a director of the Miami chapter
of the American Institute of
Banking and has been active in
the Florida Bankers Associa-
The Women's Club of the
Knights of Pythias Atlantic
Lodge No. 217 distributed 100
holiday presents to needy chil-
dren in the Delray community.
The gifts were donated by
members of the club and the
sponsoring lodge, and their
Organized five months ago,
the unit is a social club. Meet-
ings are held the first Tuesday
of the month, 8 p.m., at Tem-
ple Emeth, 5780 W. Atlantic
Ave., Delray.
Prospective members are
invited to call President Sylvia
Migdol, 499-0915, for informa-
tion. Other officers are Ruth
Gordon, vice president; Shir-
ley Wilson, vice president and
membership chairman; Shirley
Teger, secretary; and Rose-
mary Alpert, treasurer.
Armenian-Israelis Aid Quake Victims
Hundreds of Israelis jammed Magen David Adorn clinics
in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa to give blood following
the devastating earthquake in Soviet Armenia. Of some
200 blood donors in the capital, about 25 percent were
Israeli Armenians who live in the Armenian Quarter in the
Old City, one of the largest such communities in the world.

Friday, December 30, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 7
Sabbath morning services
Jan. 7 will start at 8:30 a.m.
Rabbi Dr. Louis L. Sacks will
preach the sermon on the
theme "The Man Who Would
Not Mind His Own Business."
Kiddush will follow.
On Sat., Jan. 14, 8:30 a.m.,
Rabbi Sacks will preach the
sermon on the theme "Success
- A Torah Definition" at the
Sabbath Morning Service. Kid-
dush will follow.
Daily classes in the "Judaic
Code of Religious Law"
(Schulchan Oruch), led by
Rabbi Sacks, begin at 7:30
a.m. preceding the daily min-
yon services and at 5 p.m. in
conjunction with the daily twi-
light minyon services.
A D'Var Torah in Yiddish is
presented by Rabbi Sacks in
conjunction with the Seu'dat
Shli'sheet celebrated each Sab-
bath between the twilight ser-
Anshei Emuna is located at
16189 Carter Road, Delray
Beach. For information: 499-
Congregation Beth Ami's
religious services are held at
the Mae Volen Senior Citizen
Center, 1515 W. Palmetto
Park Road, Boca Raton.
Services on Friday evening,
Dec. 30, begin at 8:15 p.m..
Following tiie services, Rabbi
Nathan Zelizer will conduct
the monthly open forum at
which he answers questions
from the audience. An Oneg
follows the forum and conclud-
ing service.
On Saturday, Dec. 31, at
9:30 a.m., Rabbi Zelizer will
deliver a sermon on "Success
and Failure." He will also
teach the weekly portion of
Shemot. A Kiddush follows ser-
On Friday, Jan. 6, services
start at 8:15 p.m. Rabbi Zel-
izer's sermon will be "Grum-
blers Do Not Succeed." Fol-
lowing services, the Oneg will
be hosted by Mickey and Mar-
tin Lesser in honor of their
30th wedding anniversary.
On Saturday, Jan. 7, ser-
vices start at 9:30 a.m. and
Rabbi's sermon will be "Who
Am I?" Rabbi will teach the
weekly portion Vaera. Kid-
dush follows services.
A College Homecoming on
Friday evening, Dec. 30, will
begin with dinner at 5 p.m., at
the home of Rabbi and Mrs.
Merle E. Singer, and conclude
with evening services at the
Temple. Services start at 8
Temple Beth El of Boca
Raton is located at 333 SW 4
Ave., Boca Raton. For infor-
mation: 391-8900.
"Shalom '88 Shalom '89" on
Friday, Jan. 6, starts at 8 p.m.
The events of the past year
will be recaptured in a special
night of prayer and reflection.
Sabbath morning services on
Saturday, Jan. 7, begin at
10:15 a.m.
Services will be held at the
Center For Group Counseling,
22455 Boca Rio Road, Boca
Adult education classes are
held Monday, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Classes include Beginners
Talmud Shirwith Rabbi Gene
Klein. On Wednesdays, 8-
9 p.m., Torah Studies with
Anni Fructer is scheduled. On
Thursdays, 7:45-8:45 a.m.,
there is a class in Gemorra
with Rabbi Klein.
The guest rabbi series will
begin Jan. 16.
Services on Friday, Dec. 30,
begin 8:15 p.m. Rabbi Samuel
Silver and Cantor Elaine
Shapiro will be in attendance.
The Rabbi's sermon will be
"Farewell 1988."
Saturday morning services
will begin at 9 a.m., with the
Pirke Avot, followed by regu-
lar services at 10 a.m.
Temple Sinai of Palm Beach
County is located at 2475 W.
Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach.
For information: 276-6161.
Ensign Bank has made a substantial investment in Israel's
economic development needs, by purchasing a $1 million Israel
note through the State of Israel Bonds program. Making the
presentation is Gerardo Terraferma, regional vice president of
Ensign Bank, which in addition to its branches m Dade
Broivard and Palm Beach counties, has banks in New York and
New Jersey. Accepting the check are Sidney Cooperman, center,
national vice chairman of the State of Israel Bonds Organization,
and Esther K. Belfer, executive director of the Greater Miami
Israel Bonds campaign.
Cantor Conducts
Music Series
Cantor Elaine Shapiro of
Temple Sinai, 2475 W. Atlan-
tic Ave., Delray Beach, pre-
sents sessions of her Jewish
Music Series on the first
Thursday of each month, 10
a.m. Each meeting consists of
listening to music and partici-
pating in sing-alongs.
The next meeting will be
held Jan. 5. The public is
invited to attend.
The sessions are free to tem-
ple members; volunteer contri-
butions from non-members
would be appreciated.
Hebrew Courses
Courses in Hebrew will start
Jan. 9 at Temple Sinai, 2475
W. Atlantic Ave., Delray
Classes in Intermediate
Hebrew will meet Mondays,
9-10:30 a.m. for ten weeks;
Beginners Hebrew,
10:30 a.m.-noon, also for ten
On Tuesday, Jan. 10, a ten
week course in Prayer Book
will begin. Classes meet 9-
10:30 a.m.
Course fees are $25 for Tem-
ple members; $30 for non-
members. For information:
Anshei Shalom
Presents "Pops"
A Variety Show featuring
the Hollywood Pop Orchestra,
conducted by Hal Perin, and a
cast of 20 will be presented by
Temple Anshei Shalom of Def-
ray Beach Sunday, Jan. 8.
Headliners include song styl-
ist Kathy Russell; the dance
team, The Johnsons; pianist
Dede Hart; Ray Matty, man-
dolin virtuoso; accordianist
Barney Reilly; and Alice
Winer and her banjo.
Tickets are available at the
temple, Mondays through
Thursdays, 10 a.m.-l p.m.
The Kfar Boca chapter will
meet Wednesday, Jan. 4,12:30
.m., in the administration
uilding, Century Village,
Boca Raton.
Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
Leonard H. Sherman of
Chicago has been elected
national president of the Amer-
ican Society for Technion-
Israel Institute of Technology.
An honorary fellow of Tech-
nion and a member of the uni-
versity's international board
of governors, Sherman was
previously a national presi-
dent of the society and presi-
dent of its Chicago Chapter.
During Israel's War of Inde-
pendence, he wore the uniform
of the Palmack and was
wounded in Jerusalem.
Richard Marc Rosenberg,
son of Francine and Robert
Rosenberg, will be called to
the Torah of Temple Beth El
as a Bar Mitzvah Saturday,
Dec. 31. As an ongoing Temple
project he will be "twinning''
with Ilya Khanukaey of the
Soviet Union.
A seventh grade student at
Boca Raton Middle School,
Richard attends the Temple
Beth El Religious School.
Family members sharing in
the simcha are his sisters,
Lynda, Ellen and Sherri; and
grandparents, Mildred and
Reuben Bonnett of Boca Raton
and Ada Rosenberg of Pikes-
ville, Md.
Mr. and Mrs. Rosenberg will
host a kiddush in Richard's
honor following Shabbat morn-
ing service.
Richard Rosenberg
Ghislaine (Gilly) Guez,
daughter of Lynn and Yan
Guez of Paris, France, was
called to the Torah of Temple
Beth El of Boca Raton as a Bat
Mitzvah Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Gilly is a seventh grade stu-
dent at Ecole Bilingual in
Paris and studies Hebrew with
Rabbi Azuggi.
Family members sharing in
the simcha were her sisters,
Elodie and Sandrine; and
grandparents, Miles and Shir-
ley Fiterman of Palm Beach
and Yvette and Marcel Guez of
On Thursday, Dec. 29, Cara
Robbe, daughter of Marcia and
David Robbe, was called to the
Torah of Temple Beth El of
Boca Raton as a Bat Mitzvah.
As an ongoing Temple project,
she was "twinned" with Elena
Kilberg of the Soviet Union.
An eighth grade student at
Boca Raton Middle School,
Cara attends Temple Beth El
Religious School.
Family members sharing in
the simcha were her sister,
Jill; and grandparents, Harry
and Bea Blum of Margate and
Bernice and Harris Robbe of
Hollis, N.Y.
Mr. and Mrs. Robbe hosted a
kiddush after services.
Rabbi Sacks, President of PB Board
Rabbi Dr. Louis L. Sacks,
spiritual head of the Ashei
Emuna Orthodox Congrega-
tion of Delray Beach, was
elected president of the Board
of Rabbis of South Palm Beach
Also elected were Rabbi
Richard Agier of Congrega-
tion B'nai Israel as vice presi-
dent and Rabbi Pollack, head
of the Community Chaplaincy
Service, secretary.
Rabbi Nathan Zelizer of Con-
gregation Beth Ami is the out-
going president.
Anshei Emuna Sisterhood Plans
The Sisterhood of Anshei
Emuna Congregation will
meet Tuesday, Jan. 3, at the
Temple, 16189 Carter Road,
Del Ray Beach. The program
Neo-Nazi Casino
Owner Up for
The Nevada State Gambling
Commission is considering sus-
pending or revoking the gam-
bling license of a Las Vegas
casino owner for his flagrant
display of Nazi sympathies,
which reportedly include a
Nazi memorabilia room in his
hotel and the hosting of a
birthday party in 1986 and
1988 to honor Adolf Hitler's
The Nevada Control Board
filed a complaint with the gam-
ing commission, its parent
organization, recommending
the license suspension along
with a $400,000 fine against
Ralph Engelstadt, owner of
the Imperial Palace Hotel and
will feature humorist Iz Aroni.
A collation will be served.
J)n Sunday, Jan. 15, 12:30
{).m. Sisterhood will have a
uncheon musicale, featuring
singer Bert Kiefer in a pro-
gram of Yiddish, Israeli and
English songs. Donation is $8.
Information: 499-0225 or
For reservation mi
prepayment through j
USA: 212-629-6O90,1-800-533-8778
Ben Gurion International Airport
Jerusalem Tel Aviv Herieliya Haifa
Netanya Eilat Ashkelon
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