The Jewish Floridian of Tampa

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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Portion of title:
Jewish Floridian
Place of Publication:
[Miami, Fla
Fred K. Shochet]
Creation Date:
October 5, 1979
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v. : ill. ;


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Jewish newspapers -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Tampa (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Hillsborough County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Hillsborough -- Tampa


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vo1. 1, no. 1 (Apr. 6, 1979)-
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issues for: v.2, no. 21; v.3, no. 14; v.4, no. 32, and; v.8, no. 3, omitted in numbering sequence and were not published.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issue for Feb. 27, 1981 called also v.3, no. 8, repeating numbering of previous issue.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issue for Nov. 12, 1982 called v.55, no. 46 in masthead, but constitutes v.4, no. 39, as stated in publisher's statement.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issues for Jan. 9 & 23, 1987 called v.9, no. 2 & 3, but constitute v.9, no. 1 & 2 respectively.

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ig the Torah with the "Lulav" and "Etrog" while reciting the Hoshana prayer
rusalem's Western Wall The circling is done every day and seven times on the
'ikot, HoshanaRabba.
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I the festival of
the fact that
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The Talmud
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to com-
todus from
pld in Tishrei,
f ter the Jews
It in Nissan,
month after
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March or
It is the
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up indoors
the natural
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lh ordained
one would
cape" from
ioors. By
er), with the
beginning of the fall, the Jew
indicates by his actions that he is
not entering the Sukkah to
"escape" the indoors, but is
doing so to fulfil the com-
mandment. It is for this reason
that Sukkot has been regarded as
a festival in which the Jew shows
his trust in his Creator. The Jew
leaves his sturdy home and in-
stead spends a week in a booth
which may by ramshackle in the
As far as the actual com-
position of the Sukkah, it can
vary from the most flimsy, with
"walls" of cardboard or blankets
to the most lavish. There are in
fact examples of Sukkot, now on
display in the Israel Museum,
which were transported from
Europe. One of these is a
beautiful wooden room with
painted and decorated walls and
even a real window.
IN FACT there are even
Sukkot nowadays that are
complete in every detail, down to
Levine Heads
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nting firm,
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having artificial heating. (Of
course the fact that the "roof"
must be made of vegetation of
some kind, leaving holes through
which at least the stars can be
seen at night, means that the
heating unit has to compete
against the elements).
A Hassidic rabbi once
proclaimed that the com-
mandment to "dwell" in a
Sukkah is one of the greatest, for
it is among the very few which
the person performs with every
single organ of his body
simply by being present in the
Sukkah itself. What makes the
Sukkah even more special is the
Halachic requirement that one
temporarily move his "dwelling"
into the Sukkah. It is commonly
accepted that during Sukkot one
eats all one's meals in the
Sukkah, but the truly pious
spend all their time in it in-
cluding sleeping in it nightly. The
Sukkah thus becomes a com-
mandment which embraces one's
entire body and most of one's
time for a full week.
Whereas owners of private
homes who have a front or back
lot have normally not found
difficulties in building a Sukkah,
those who live in apartment
houses have usually had to find a
vacant area downstairs or else
have had to clamber onto the roof
to find an area which was open on
which to construct their Sukkah.
(There is an old story of the Jew
who built his Sukkah. but found
Continued on Page 8
Rev. Jackson
Stirs Jewish
Leaders' Ire
Five American Jews,
who accompanied the Rev.
Jesse Jackson to Israel,
quit the group last week
protesting Jackson's be-
havior here. The five were
led by Philip Blazer, editor
of the West Coast Jewish
biweekly, Israel Today.
Although Jackson insisted
that none of the Jews was ac-
tually in his delegation, the Jews
insisted they were instrumental
in organizing the trip and had
close ties with Jackson for years.
"There is a real feeling of
discomfort now in relations with
Jackson where there wasn't
before," Blazer said.
THE RIFT has since grown in
significance with Jackson's
meetings with King Hussein in
Jordan and with growing
evidence that Jackson never
really wanted to meet with
leaders of Israel to learn
something, only to preach to
them, anymore than he wanted to
meet with leaders of the Christian
community in Lebanon.
Jackson's report Tuesday that
he would bring back the draft of a
new resolution on the
Palestinians from PLO Chief
Yasir Arafat, ostensibly to
President Carter, softened earlier
reports that Arafat had flatly
told Jackson that he would never
give up his campaign against
Speculation is rife here that th.
latest Arafat pronouncement t<>
Jackson came as a consequence
of Jackson's meeting with
President Sadat in Cairo, when'
Sadat declared that the PLO
ought to stop its terrorist attacks
against Israel and that there was.
in his view, "no hurry" to bring
the Palestinians into the current
autonomy talks between Egypt
and Israel.
Angeles, an executive member of
the World Sephardi Federation,
said he left the Jackson group
because the Black leader "has no
interest whatever in the Mideast
situation, but solely in exploiting
it to advance his own political
career in the United States." The
other three Jews were not im
Continued on Page 6
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Tampa Jewish Federation Women's Division had a guest from
Atlanta as the speaker at the September luncheon meeting.
Phyllis Freedman (center), vice chairman of the Women's
Division, Southeast Region, Council of Jewish Federations, is
shown conferring with Kay Jacobs (left), Women's Division
president, and Betty Shallet, vice president for In-Service
Rhoda Karpay Heads Round Table
Robert Levine.
Federation Education
rtMtt by Audrey HaubMttack
Kay Jacobs, president of the
Tampa Jewish Federation
Women's Division, haa an-
nounced the appointment of
Rhoda Karpay as chairman of the
Women's Division's Presidents
Round Table.
The Presidents Round Table is
composed of presidents from
Jewish women's organizations in
the Tampa area. It serves as a
two-way vehicle for com-
munication and for exchange of
information. Whereas, the
Presidents Round Table unites to
strengthen commitment to the
total Jewish community, each
organization retains its in-
dividual characteristics.
Rhoda Karpay, a past
president of the Federation
Women's Division, is enthusi-
astically looking forward to the
participation of each organization
fully discussing its ongoing
projects and future goals
"Hopefully, letting the right
hand know what the left-hand is
doing will avoid wasteful
duplication of efforts and also
point out concerns that deserve
attention," Rhoda stated.
The opening meeting of the
Women President's Round Table
is scheduled for Oct. 25 at the
Palma Ceia Country Club.

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The Jewish Plnridian of Tampa
Friday, i
It's the
Michael Levine Heads
Committee on Youth
Tampa Jewish Federation
president. Ben Greenbaum. has
appointed Michael Levine
chairman of the newly
established Committee on Youth.
Levine. the real Drapeman
behind Textile Outlet, assumes
this chairmanship with a strong
background in youth activities.
He is chairman of the Rodeph
Sholom Youth Committee and a
member of their board of
directors. He is also an advisor to
the USY-Kadima Youth Group.
The Committee on Youth has
been organized in response to the
community's request for a
committee to assist the existing
youth programs and to explore
areas of strengthening youth
The photography ciass for four- and five-year-olds is underway ^^^JSi sinTor
at the Tampa Jewish Community Center It is part of the after- *V*\ much ^ ^
noon Early Childhood Education Program Elaine Kelman, ^s *" but the youth are
instructor, is showing Andy Weinstein and Corey Lieber the help ^^ ^^
workings of a camera.

Michael Levine,
Federation Committee
on Youth Chairman
Mfe by Audrey Hi*

B'nai B'rith Girls welcome all girls Grades 8-12.
B'nai B'rith Girls Plan Events
Intrigued with the camera and the idea of taking pictures, these students are learning the
fundamentals of photography at the Tampa Jewish Community Center, p^^ bv Au Jewish Pressure
B'nai B'rith Girls IBBG) are a
part of thi- largest Jewish youth
organization in the world. B'nai
B'rith provide* different types of
program- cantering on Judaism.
recreation and community
sen ice.
H nai B'rith Girls is open to all
Jewish giria in Grades 8-12.
BBG plans a Tampa Holiday
Dance on Dec. 15. a spaghetti
dinner and community
Officers elected in May'
Susan Steinberg, president;!
Tawil, Stella WasserbergBM
(iail Oliphant. vice presk
Shan Kaplan, secretary;
Stillman. treasurer; I
Garyn. parliamentarian
chaplain. Alice Cohen i!
torian. and Esther Carp, advi
ClaimsAbsolutely FalseCarter
(WNS) President Carter
has asserted that no
" American Jewish leader or
anyone else" urged him to
seek Andrew Young's
resignation as United
States Ambassador to the
United Nations or forced
Young himself to offer his
"Any claims or allega-
tions that American Jewish
leaders or anyone else
urged me to ask Andy for
his resignation are abso-
lutely and totally false. '
Carter said at a White
House swearing in
ceremony for Young's suc-
cessor. Donald F.
CALLING Young a great
American and "my friend and a
friend of the world. the
President said Young resigned
after he "made his judgement on
what was best for the country
and him Young resigned after
he had misled the State
Department on the content of his
unauthorized meeting m Juiy
with Palestine Liberation
Organization's observer at the
Young has announced that he
is returning to Atlanta to form a
new organization to involve
"minorities and poor people" in
foreign relations He said one of
the aims would be to establish a
dialogue with the PLO.
Meanwhile a delegation of the
Southern Christian Leadership
Conference (SCLC) led by its
president, the Rev. Joseph
Lowery and Walter Faun try. the
District of Columbia represen
tauve m the House, returned
from Lebanon where it had met
with PLO leader Yasir Arafat
The group, which had been
pictured as embracing Arafat and
singing with him the civil rights
anthem. "We Shall Overcome."
said it has urged the PLO to end
its terrorism against Israel and
claimed Arafat said he would
consider its view.
THE SCLC group did not go to
Israel after it learned that Israeli
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Ly, October 5. 1979
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 3
More Russians Welcomed to Tampa
Ham c\{ Ruaaian Krii7 rW*\v n**A ti______
r0 more families of Russian
were welcomed to Tampa
week The Umanskv family
,d from Kiev. They are
v a 31 year-old plumber, his
idiya, a secretary, and their
rolddaughter, Irina.
n Riga, the Gaysinsky
y made its way to Tampa.
fre Leonid Gaysinsky, a 35-
Ld electrical engineer; his
lYanina, an accountant; and
four-year-old daughter
j families did not know each
[prior to their being in Rome
iher waiting for their turn to
jtothe United States. They
[learned that they would be
L to the same community
Bays before leaving Rome.
jiy representatives from
Can families already settled
pmpa turned out to welcome
lUmanskys and Gaysinskys,
lecompany them to their new
Iment for a brief party, llya
Kruzhkov and Jhanna
Dobrovitsky served as the in-
terpreters for the new arrivals.
They were "new arrivals" only a
short time ago.
The Tampa Jewish Social
Service coordinates the Russian
Resettlement program in con-
junction with the Tampa Jewish
Federation. With the arrival of
these six people, Tampa has now
resettled 20 Russian Jews in
When asked if they knew
anything about the Soviet
dissidents while they were in
Russia, the Gaysinskys said that
they knew nothing except for
what they heard on the "Voice of
America" program.
Both families left their
respective cities during August
for Rome and said that if they
were to apply today, the wait
would be longer. They both left
families in Russia who hope to
join them in America.
llya Kruzhkov is ready to greet and interpret for the two new Soviet Jewish families who
arrived last week. At Tampa Airport are llya, theGayslnsky family, Leonid, Yanina, and their
daughter, Zhanna, the Umansky family, Yakov, Lidiya and their daughter, Irina.

Fifth Anniversary of the Tampa Jewish Social Service
\ming a professional agency was celebrated at the Jewish
\munity Center. Goldie Shear, first agency president, and
ard Gotler, past president, shared in the festivities with
i Aidman, president (center), photo: Audrey Haubenstock
\TJSS Fifth Anniversary
npa Jewish Social Service
brated its fifth year as a
essional agency with a party
iwing the September board
>ing The board and staff
essed their appreciation to
entire Jewish community for
upport of the agency through
krvices now available through
Tampa Jewish Social Service
include counseling, family life
education. Frail Elderly Project,
Russian Resettlement and the
Senior Citizens Project.
The Tampa Jewish Social
Service Board has made a
commitment to serve the needs of
the community as they evolve.
The Tampa Jewish Social Service
is totally funded by the Tampa
Jewish Federation.
Eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new Russian families are members of Russian families
already living in Tampa. Left to right, Luba Dobrobitsky, Jhanna Dobrovitsky, Esther
Sheikhet, Yefim Fridman, Margarita Fridman, and Irina Fridman.
Photos by Audrey Haubenstock
gentina Frees Newsman Timerman
|EW YORK 1 that Jacobo Timerman, an
cent man, is now free is due
the worldwide outburst of
nation and protest at the
ktice of his arrest, im-
onment and prolonged
iition," Rise he Timerman
[about her husband at a news
jerence at the national
^quarters of the Anti-
nation League of B'nai
J>e former editor and
pher of the Argnetinian
"Paper, La Opinion, who had
held without judicial
?es for 29 months, was
aboard an Aerolineas
pitinas flight to Rome with a
|for Israel.
IE RELEASE of Timerman
Argentina's military
rTnment came eight days
the Argentine Supreme
issued a ruling that the
. "7 junta had no legal
Inds to continue holding him.
? Mrs. Timerman at the news
lerence were her sons, Hector
Irs. Timerman and Javier
left the United States for
Israel. Hector is a graduate
student at Columbia University.
Rabbi Morton Rosenthal,
director of ADL's Latin
American affairs department,
which has been deeply involved
in the struggle to tree i lmerman,
said: "Argentina's best known
political prisoner is free; this is
an historic moment." He added,
however, that there are hundreds
of other Argentine citizens
"unjustly incarcerated.
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The JewUh Ploridian ofTampa
The Meaning of Sukkot
Sukkot begins with prayer services Friday
evening. The services usher in the first two days of
the holiday known as the Feast of the Tabernacles,
which will be observed this weekend.
The holiday attracts our attention to the glory
and the grandeur of nature's riches. The traditional
Sukkah evokes the temporary booths, com-
memorating the way the ancient Israelites lived
during their wanderings in the desert on their
journey back to Canaan following their centuries of
bondage in Egypt.
The walls of the Sukkah are traditionally
decorated with trees and the fruits of the season,
symbolizing a fruitful return out of an oppressive
past marked by slavery.
Symbols of the Holiday
Other central symbols of the holiday include the
lulav, which is held in the right hand together with a
variety of other fauna of the earth: three hadasim
and two arauot. The etrog is held in the left hand.
These fulfill the injunction that Jews should hold
arba'ah minim on the first day of Sukkot.
Following these opening days of the holiday, are
the intervening days of Choi Hamoed Sukkot which
next Friday {Oct. 12) launch Hoshanah Rabbah, with
the concluding Simhat Torah on Sunday, Oct. 14,
bringing the High Holy Day season to a close.
Sukkot is a joyous launching into the New Year
from the rigors of Yom Kippur, perhaps the most
solemn of the Days of Awe. The sense of freedom it
heralds, the hope for a happy New Year it evokes in
its fruitful effulgence help us to anticipate an op-
timistic future.
Public Opinion Works
The pressure of world public opinion does work.
This has been proven time and time again in the case
of Jewish activists and other dissidents in the Soviet
Union. It was proven most recently by the decision of
the Argentine government to release Jacobo Timer-
man, the former editor of La Opinion, after holding
him for 29 months without legitimate charges. He is
now in Israel.
Timerman, like many other Argentinians, was
first arrested when a group of men forced their way
into his Buenos Aires apartment and abducted him.
This happened in April, 1977, and he was taken to
various prisons before a military court in October,
1977, said the army junta had no charges on which to
hold him.
But he was held under house arrest despite a
ruling by the Argentine Supreme Court in July, 1978,
that his arrest was illegal. He was finally released
eight days after the Supreme Court said the military
junta has no grounds on which to hold him.
Timerman's release, however, cannot be taken
as a sudden decision by the ruling military junta in
Argentina to begin respecting the law and human
rights. It came after a concerted world effort to
arouse public support for the Jewish journalist. The
American Jewish Committee and the Anti-
Defamation League of B'nai B'rith played a major
part in the campaign. So did the U.S. State Depart-
ment which repeatedly asked for his release.
Argentina found that its standing in the inter-
national community and especially in the U.S.
suffered because of the Timerman case, and it finally
bowed to this international pressure. But as in the
Soviet Union and under other dictatorships, inter-
national pressure focuses on those well-known
abroad, such as Timerman. There are thousands of
Argentinians, including some 1,200 Jews, still in
prison or among the so-called "disappeared."
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Number 27
Even Sadat is Cool to PLO
Did President Carter get the
It was sent by President Sadat
of Egypt and Prime Minister
Begin of Israel. It was brief,
pohte and very much to the
point: we are making progress
towards a settlement; please do
not complicate matters by inter-
vening at this stage or by trying
to rush us. Above all, don't try to
shove the Palestine Liberation
Organization down our throats. .
Ambassador Robert S.
Strauss, who flew out to the
Middle East to find out just what
had happened at the Sadat-Begin
meeting in Haifa, was given the
message. After listening to
Sadat, he agreed that the Egyp
Lian- Israeli talks should be
allowed to continue without
attempts at imposing deadlines.
After listening to Begin, he
offered assurances that the
United States was not going to
try to force Israel and Egypt to
accept the PLO as a negotiating
IT IS to be hoped that the
envoy was able to explain these
developments to President Carter
convincingly because the
President has been pressing hard
(or agreements on the future of
the West Bank presumably
because Saudi Arabia, with the
implicit threat of closing the oil
valve, has set a time frame within
which it expects him to produce
Israeli compliance with Arab
The recent flurry of activity
generated from Washington to
bring the PLO into the picture of
the West Bank future was un-
doubtedly part of the Adminis-
tration effort to prove to the
Saudi Arabians that Washington
was responsive to their pressure.
The meetings held by Am-
bassadors Young and Wolf with
PIX) representatives were not
ordered by the State Department
which has technically observed
the American pledge to Israel not
to negotiate with the PLO until
the PLO accepts Security Council
destitution 242 and recognizes
the existence of Israel. They
were, however, in line with the
current trend of Administration
thinking and policy that, sooner
or later, the PLO will have to be a
partner in the talks whether
Israel likes it or not.
THERE IS A strong attempt
to blur the difference between
Palestinian Arabs living on the
West Bank (with whom Foreign
Minister Moshe Dayan has been
having informal talks for years)
and the PLO organization. The
press, here and abroad, has
helped to create the impression
that Israel, by refusing to deal
with the PLO, is refusing to
negotiate with the West Bank
Even Britain's liberal Man-
chester Guardian argues that
there can be no solution without
discussions, and the assembled
company must include the PLO.
American advocacy of the PLO
sits little better with Sadat than
with Begin and both men must be
permitted to retain a little doubt
over StrauM' reiteration that the
United States was not trying to
force (he PLO issue.
SADAT, whom the PLO
regards as an enemy on its assas-
sination list, made it clear to
Strauss that this was no time for
new American peace initiatives
and that the cause of peace would
best be served at this time if
America accepted the role of
silent partner and kept out of the
way. StrauM apparently ac-
cepted this view and said as
much in Jerusalem although he
did indicate that he intended,
later this year, to take part in the
discussions of the "exceedingly
contentious issues," notably
West Bank autonomy.
Bob Strauss apparently has a
clear understanding of the
situation but President Carter
operates on his own wave-length
and there is always the danger
that he will come up with or
accept new ideas and new
directions that can affect the
talks now going on.
Not yet forgotten is his
egregious blunder, after the long
and urduous efforts to reduce
Soviet influence in the Middle
East, in proposing to move the
Palestine problem to the forum of
a Geneva conference of which the
Soviet Union would be co-chair-
man and all the Arab states par-
ticipants. We were rescued from
thai diplomatic diasaster when
.secret Israeli-Egyptian nego-
tiations, through various inter-
mediaries bore fruit in the Begin
invitation to Sadat and Sadat's
courageous acceptance and visit
id Jerusalem. Out of that visit
ultimately emerged and here
(ull credit must be given to
Jimmy Carter the Camp
David accords.
UNDER ONE phase of these
accords, Israel is returning the
Sinai Deninsula in stages to
Kgyplian rule. One of the
enabling conditions was that the
United National Emergency
Puree would serve as a buffer be-
tween the Israeli and Egyptian
lines. The accords provided that
if the UNEF tenure were not pro-
longed beyond its original six-
month term, the United States
would organize an alternative
Friday, October 5,1979
Volume 1
multinational force. Ad4l
where Carter and the
Department fumbled badly I
The Soviet Union,
commitments to the rid
states, was obligated
Security Council
calling for extension oil
tenure. To exercise
however, would be a slap i
face to all peace-lover, i
expose the Kremlin to thej
of sabotaging the
and would have ]
Senate ratification of t_
II treaty on the deploy
nuclear weapons.
The State Department i
in to save the Kremlin 1
need to cast the veto. It r
that the UNEF simply be,
to die, without any
action, and have the
Nations Secretary General,
his truce observers to the 5
NEITHER Israel nor
wanted Soviet or Soviet]
observers in their back 1
so. at the Haifa meeting, 1
had become clear that the 1
States would not fulfill iu (.
David obligation, Begin
Sadat agreed on joint |
replace the UN truest
Then Washington actail
what must have been
Carter brainstorm 11
which he thought Israelt
take exception since it
the terms of 242 and
thought would be
the PLO because it also 1
the rights of Palestinian 1
thus, perhaps, making it [
for the PLO to recognia|
which would then remove I
object ions to direct talks wit
It is hard to say who wtti
shocked Bob Strauss 1
opened the sealed
and learned what he was I
Messrs. Begin and Sadat; I
and Sadat when they
prised of the Washing
storm, or Messrs. C
Vunce, when they receivtlj
Israeli and Egyptian
Sudat dismissed the
resolution as nonsense.
another American attemptl
sneak the PLO in through
buck dour and officially |
out that the Camp David 1
were based on 242 ina i
tampering with 242 would *
idate the accords.
The resolution was
with a thud. An Arab 1
recognizing Palestine Arab*
to self-determination was'
drawn, in deference, the Al
said, to Andy Young, but 1
knowledge that the United.
would have to veto it.
Now. faced with anew (
the SALT II treaty
and a hornets' nest ovM
presence of a Soviet comb**
in Cuba. Mr. (
hopes for his
affairs triumph go
With inflation uncn
country deeper into n**""]
his energy program low/J
congressional maze, ^"**J
little on the domestic front
which he can brag.
HE BADLY needs
affairs achievement
centerpiece of his
campaign. SALT II *
detente is all but vani
China trade agreement u11
much to excite the voW .
only Middle East peace ""
a possibility-
Mr. Carter is a *Jf
persistent man. If thW
way in which he can g*^
thing that looks like
East settlement wl**
enable him u> proclaim w
phunt statesmanship. ne .
it. The major obstacle J
East peace may yet iu"1 r;
not the complexity j
problem but the unp-tjS.
American president tig
his political life
Carter I

y,, October 6,1079
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Page 5
ukkoth-The Season of Thanksgiving, Rejoicing
Chabad House, USF
"And you shall rejoice in your
-livals" (Vayikra 23). The
krah establishes the Holiday of
Lkoth as days of thanksgiving
L rejoicing the days
plicated to the expression of
Cer joy and exaltation.
I Following so closely the
lesome days of repentance and
tnement, the solemn High
ilidays of Rosh Hashanah and
hm Kippur, the observance of
Festival of Sukkoth and its
piny colorful Mitzvos (good
.(is) shows, that immediately
jit being granted a good year
[being inscribed, by God, in the
iok of Life we engage busily
the fulfillment of His com-
Bndmt'nts and we usher in a
riod of festivity, truly "a
jis.m of rejoicing" when we
press our thanksgiving and
historically, Sukkoth com-
kmorates the booths or huts
lien our forefathers built
[ring their sojourn in the desert
las the Torah relates, (Vayikra
in Sukkahs you shall dwell
yen days ... In order that your
nerations shall know that I
iised the children of Israel to
Lell in Sukkahs (booths) when I
bught them forth from the land
Clouds of Glory
Kv are also reminded by the
Utah of the protective "clouds
[glory" which surrounded the
vish people during their
ndering for 40 years in the
ert on their way to the
Dmised Land.
UthouKh the exodus from
nd;w and related miracles is
rinly commemorated during
Holiday of Passover, never -
llMBj we build the Sukkah in
fall to show that it is not
Inly for seasonal convenience
1 in the springtime that we
Ive into a hut, but specifically
fecal] and proclaim the miracle
(iod and His divine
[The clouds of glory may have
the Jewish people upon
ering the Land of Israel, but
protection of the Almighty
yer leaves us.
Ingathering Of
The Harvest
[The Holiday of Sukkoth also
bmes at the end of the harvest
Jason, when the agricultural
Vertones are strongly evident,
bd the spirit of deepfelt thanks-
(ving permeates the air.
l"When you gather in from
bur granaries and winepresses"
9eut. 16). The produce of the
bids, the orchards and vine-
Ms are gathered into the
anaries, silos and storehouses,
this season of ingathering,
wn the sweat and toil of many
Dnths' work is amply rewarded
|th the bountiful fruits of the
rth, man might wax fat and
get God, "The power of my
Mid wrought me all this wealth
fr1"- H). Lest we become
pogant in all the good which
J has bestowed upon us, we go
of our homes and live a
iple, down to earth existence,
aving the elements and feeling
^se to God, knowing that he is
source of good and the giver
[bounty, the essence of nature
1 author of its laws.
)n the other hand, if one's toil
1 been for naught and the earth
1 not given him its fruit, he can
(in strength and hope from the
Jkkah, remembering that God
Stained the Jewish people in
'desert for 40 years.
In AU Your Ways
You Should Know Him
f or seven days the Jew moves
his activities from hia home
the Sukkah, expressing
tachon (trust) in the Almighty,
bt even in this frail booth, God
will protect him and make him
prosper. In this way we fulfill a
unique Mitzva whereas every
Mitzva which a person performs
entails the use of a limb or organ
of the body, i.e., the mouth and
stomach eat kosher, the arm and
head don Tefillin, the mind
studies Torah, the heart feels the
love of a fellow Jew.
The Mitzva of Sukkoth, how-
ever, encompasses the person
in his entirety every limb and
cell of the person in the Sukkah is
fulfilling a Mitzva and every limb
and cell is in a Mitzva, com-
pletely submerged, surrounded
and encompassed.
Not only is the body in its
entirety sanctified because it is in
the Mitzva, but also every ac-
tivity which the person does in
the Sukkah becomes part of the
fulfillment of the Mitzva. Thus,
when one eats in the Sukkah, the
eating becomes a Mitzva, and
when one sleeps, walks, talks,
etc., all these aspects of simple
human activity assume the
importance of becoming Mitzvas
because they are done in the
That great idealistic aphorism
of King Solomon (Prov. 3.6)
"Bechol Derochecho Doehu"
"In all your ways you shall know
him," suddenly becomes realistic
and immediate for in every
simple physical act he is coming
closer to God and Godliness.
The Four Kinds
Into this picturesque setting of
plenty and humility, bounty and
thanksgiving, God tells us to
bring the four kinds again
IVayihra 23)."And you shall take
you on the first day, the fruit of
the tree Hadar' and branches of
the palm trees, and a bough of
the tree Avos' and willows of the
brook, and you shall rejoice
before the Lord your God seven
Representing the world of
flora, we gather these plans
together to express our attach-
ment to God and His Laws. The
"Esrog" or citron, fruit of the
tree "Hadar," has a good taste
and fragrant odor. The Lulav is a
branch of the date palms, whose
fruit is delicious but has no
noticeable odor. The myrtle,
branch of the tree "Avos" has a
wonderful fragrance but no
special taste. The willow of the
brook lacks taste and aroma. All
of the four kinds should be
perfect and complete in all
aspects color, texture, size and
shape. In performing the Mitzva,
we bind together the Lulov
(palm), Hadas (myrtle) and
Arovo (willow) and hold them
close together with the Esrog.
Saying the Blessing, we wave
this bouquet in all directions sig-
nifying God's omnipresence and
fulfilling His wishes.
Coming soon after the days of
Judgment, we triumphantly
carry our bouquet of fruit and
plants to show that we were vic-
torious in Judgment before God.
In discussing this aspect of
Sukkoth, the Medrash relates,
"This is likened to two men who
come before a judge and we do
not know who has been vin-
dicated. When one leaves
carrying a "scepter" in his hands,
we know that he has been judged
righteous. So too, Israel and the
nations stand before God's judg-
ment on Rosh Hashanah, when
Jews go out on Sukkoth carrying
a "scepter" Lulov and Esrog,
we know that Israel has pre-
vailed." (Vayikra Raba 30)
Searching for a specific reason
for this Mitzva we find that the
Torah makes no mention of a
reason for the four kinds. Yet,
symbolically it teaches us an
important lesson in unity and
brotherhood, for the Medrash
explains the significance of the
four kinds in the following way:
"Just as the Esrog combines
both delicious taste and fragrant
aroma, so too are there Jews who
are both learned in Torah and are
observant of Mitzvos. Just as the
Lulov (date) is good tasting, but
has no fragrance, so too are there
among Israel, people who are
steeped in Torah but fail to put
stress on good deeds. Just as the
myrtle has no taste, but emits a
wonderful fragrance, so too are
there Jews who although
unlearned are filled with good
deeds. And just as the willow
lacks taste and fragrance, so too
are other Jews unlearned in
Torah and void in Mitzvos.
Says the Almighty: "Let them
all be bound together in one sheaf
and atone for one another."
I Vayikra Raba.W
Only when all these Jews are
brought together and held tightly
as one, can we rejoice before God
Only in such unity can we serve
God, and only then can Jews
truly rejoice. When the learned
and observant Jew finds his place
next to the ignorant, non-
observant, then can we truly
serve God with the unity and
purity of the heart.
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The Jewish Flpridian of Tampa
Friday, October 5, lftj
3k qjUM
Jkbout ^om
(Call me about your social news
at 872-4470)
Abby Surasky, 18-year-old daughter of Al and Mary Suraaky,
recently left for a 10-month work / study visit in Israel. First,
Abby will spend five months on a kibbutz which is right now
busy harvesting its olive crop. Then she will spend five months
studying at the University of Jerusalem. Abby, who graduated
from Chamberlain High School last January, learned of this trip
through Hadassah. She will receive her college credits through
Rroward Junior College of Fort Lauderdale. Abby, who her
mother says has always been an enthusiastic Zionist, is a
member of a young Judea group from Kol Ami In addition, the
Suraskys belong to Temple David.
Two new big moves in the Dr. Norman and Jane Rosenthal
family. First, Norman has opened his own practice for
diagnostic radiology. His new offices are located at 12430 North
Dale Mabry in the Carrollwood Village Plaza. Norman was with
the VA Hospital as an assistant professor in diagnostic
radiology. Secondly, the Rosenthals just moved into their new
house in Carrollwood Village two weeks ago. Congratulations
and lots of happiness in both of your moves!
Judy Gomperts and Margo Berlo recently returned from two
beautiful and sun drenched weeks in Hawaii. While visiting the
islands, Judy and Margo stayed with friends over there. Sounds
like a marvelous trip!
When Sheri Bella Brownstein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry
Brownstein, was a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 29, at
Temple Schaarai Zedek, she was lucky enough to have many
out-of-town friends and family here to share the big event with
They included: from Harrisburg, Pa.. Marlene Dubinsky;
from Detroit, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stillwell and Sean;
from Brooklyn, N.Y., Lillian Butler; from Miami, Lee Ann
Cronin; from Washington, DC. Charlie Lehrman; from
Albuquerque. N. Mex.. Dr. and Mrs. Steve Passman and
Michael and Becka; from Sarasota. Mr. and Mrs. Byron
Weintraub and Richard; from St. Petersburg, Mr. and Mrs.
Milton Passman. Birdie Lehrman and Mrs. Ann Seligman; from
Tarpon Springs. Mr. and Mrs. George Cantonis, Mr. and Mrs.
Theo Katsulof and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cantonis.
On Tuesday night. Sept. 25. Tampa Jewish Social Service
held its fifth birthday party in conjunction with the monthly
meeting at the Jewish Community Center. This event celebrated
five years since they became a professional agency, with a
volunteer corps of lay persons vs. being a completely lay
organization las they were in the past). TJSS president B. Terry
Aidman conducted a short meeting, including personal
congratulations extended from Gary Alter (executive director of
Federation! and Ben Greenbaum (president of Federation).
Since Anne Thai (executive director of TJSS) was called out of
town, staff person Harriet Brown represented the professionals
of TJSS and extended their thanks and congratulations.
Following the meeting. Nancy Linsky had arranged for a
beautiful reception of wine, cheese, and desserts which was
thoroughly enjoyed by the 26 persons in attendance at the birth-
day party. Congratulations TJSS and many more productive
years of service to the community!
Wednesday. Oct. 10, the Schaarai Zedek Brotherhood will
hold its monthly dinner meeting at the Temple, commencing
with a social hour at 6:30 p.m. The speaker for the evening will
be H. L. Culbreath. the president of Tampa Electric Company.
His topic will be three-fold: How to Cut Your Energy Bill, Why
the Cost of Energy Is So High, and How Nuclear Energy Is Be-
coming a Part of Everyday Life.
Don't miss this informative and enjoyable evening for
Brotherhood members and their guests.
The B'nai B'rith. Tampa Lodge, held a meeting Sept. 26 at
the JCC. chaired by president Marc Perkins. Included in the
evening's agenda was a most informative talk by Judy Walsh
(home economist for TECO customer service) on "Energy
Savings in the Home."
Meet Jay and Marsha Sacks and their two children, Marc,
who is 7' 2 years old and Philip, who is 3'/t years old. The Sacks
moved to the Carrollwood Village area three months ago from
Atlanta (where they had lived for 14 years). Jay (who is
originally from New York and attended law school at Emory
University in Atlanta) is the director of marketing services for
the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in this, their south-
eastern home office. Marsha, who is originally from Alabama,
was a member of ORT and Hadassah in Atlanta. She enjoys
playing maj jongg and is looking for a game. Marc is in second
grade at Citrus Park Elementary, and Philip attends Montessori
School. We warmly welcome you to Tampa.
Until next week......
Rabbi Mark Kram, director,
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation
at the University of South
Florida, has been named
president of the Campus
Ministry Association. This
group is made up of the chap-
lains of all the religious
organizations on campus.
Rabbi Kram will serve for a
one-year term.
Bat Mitzvahs
Laurie-Jeanne Glasser
Laurie-Jeanne Glasser, daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. Stephen P. Glasser, will be called to the
Torah as a Bat Mitzvah Saturday, Oct. b, at
Temple Schaarai Zedek.
Laurie-Jeanne is an eighth grade honor student
at Greco Junior High School and has received the
"Outstanding Scholar Award" from the Temple
Terrace Chamber of Commerce. She attends the
Schaarai Zedek Religious School.
Dr. and Mrs. Glasser will host a Kiddush
luncheon following services.
Grandparents, Judge and Mrs. Bernard Jaffe,
Miami; grandfather Charles Cambridge, New
York; and great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Bernard Linn, Miami will be her for the occasion.
Other family members attending include Judy
Shrater; Dr. and Mrs. Robert Glasser, Debby.
David and Michael; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Gott-
lieb; Mrs. Esther Adler; Alissa Adler; Mona
Robinson; Sharon Tyroler; Mrs. Jeri Kolt, Tam-
mi and Mike; and Sandra Birbaum.
Laurie-Jeanne Glasser
Helen Bryn
Helen Sue Bryn, daughter of Rabbi Nathan ud
Ella Bryn, will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah at the
Kabalat Shabat service on Friday, Oct. 5, at 8 |
p.m. at Congregation Beth Israel.
Helen is in the seventh grade at the Hillel
School, and this past summer attended Camp
Judea. Helen's two older brothers will join her for
the occasion. Usher will come from Boston, where
he is a junior at Boston University and David
from Miami, where he is a student at the
Lubavitcha Yeshiva.
Rabbi and Mrs. Bryn will host the Oneg
Shabbat in Helen's honor. Family and friends
attending will include Mr. and Mrs. J. Kibushytt,
Haifa Mn G Taub. Lakewood. N. ,J Mr. and
Mrs I. Brezin, Fair lawn, N.J.; Mrs G. Cohen
.md Mr and Mrs. Derkowitz. Patchogue. LI.
Hi'lrn Sue Brxn
Rev. Jackson Stirs Jewish Wrath]
Continued from Page 1
mediately identified.
Blazer said he had cooperated
with Jackson in April. 1978,
during the anti-Nazi activities in
Skokie. 111. But Jackson said he
hardly knew Blazer.
Mallei's explicit interest in the
visit was to help arrange a
meeting between Jackson and
representatives of the World
Organization of Jews from Arab
Countries "in order that he would
hear and meet those expelled by
Arab countries and see how
Israel has rehabilitated so many
refugees despite the state of siege
it was in."
HOWEVER. Mallei claimed,
despite the fact that the meeting
with WOJAC representatives
had already been set, Jackson did
not want to meet them here.
Mallei attributed this to "pure
lack of interest in Jewish suf-
fering." Jackson denied this
claim. "That is simply not true."
he said.
Mordechai Ben Porat, WOJAC
chairman, said in reaction to
Jackson's cancellation of the
meeting: "It is obvious that
Jackson is not interested in Jews
from Arab countries, and that he
is insensitive to their suffering.
He is riding the PLO bandwagon,
hopes it would take him to a
political career, and doesn't care
if he runs Jews down in the
process." Yosef Tekoah,
president of Ben Gurion
University of the Negev, had a
similar reaction when Jackson
also cancelled a visit to the
Beersheba school.
EVEN DURING a visit to Yad
Vashem. Jackson made a con-
troversial remark: "Such a
Holocaust should not happen to
anyone, including the
Palestinians." Later after a visit
to Nablus, Jackson was carried
on the shoulders of local citizj-ns.
who shouted: "Jackson-Arafat,"
and "Arab Palestine."
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v, October 5, 1979
yes UN Move
!EC Coming Close
To Okaying PLO
liondon Chronicle Services
Lpite strong opposition by
kraeli government, the nine
on Market countries are
; closer to recognizing the
Istine Liberation
Ire are also some fears that
British government is con-
ng at least partial recog-
i of the PLO, despite often
ed statements that Britain
, not recognize the move-j
until it accepted Israel's
I to exist.
en the Foreign Ministers of
ommon Market met in
11, it was agreed to leave
the start of the United
ns Assembly on Sept. 25
*act choice of words that
[will collectively use in the
|e East debate.
ONLY hope that the
non Market countries will
i so far in recognition of the
| in the debate now appears
end on whether they can
agreement on the precise
rice, backed by Italy, is in
of the EEC stating
Dricallv that the PLO
should be brought into the next
stage of the autonomy
West Germany is advocating
that the Palestinians should be
granted self-determination, but
that any representation should
have the consent of both the
Arabs and the Israelis. At this
moment, the Germans are not in
favor of mentioning the PLO.
HOLLAND, as was expected,
favors a general statement about
the necessity for Middle East
peace without any reference to
the PLO. This is a formula
nearest to the wishes of the
It is the reported British shift
which has caused most concern.
It is reliably reported that
Britain now favors what is called
"middle-of- the-road" language
calling for Palestinian represen-
tatives, "including the PLO," to
join the talks.
The Foreign Office refused to
comment on this particular
report, and insisted that British
policy has not changed since the
publication of an EEC statement
on June 18 and a subsequent one
during the Security Council
debate on Aug. 24.
IT IS pointed out that Britain
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Israel Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan meets with his counterpart, Hans-Dietrich Genscher,
during recent talks in Bonn.__________________________________________________________
insisted that the Palestinians
must be involved in any nego-
tiations and that they should
have a land of their own.
!C Names Mrs. Feldman
The Board of Deputies, in a
telegram to the Foreign Sec-
retary, Lord Carrington, has
appealed to him not to support
any call within the EEC for nego-
tiations with the PLO.
It is learned that EEC officials
are to work out an acceptable
formulation of Middle East
policy so that Mr. O'Kennedy,
the Irish Foreign Minister, can
deliver it in the name of the Nine
to the United Nations.
IRELAND, it is thought,
favors the policy advocated by
the French and the Italians
recognition of the PLO.
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he Gross (IMP) Paradox
Israelis are Tourists Abroad, In Tatters at Home
market, thereby competing with
Israel is engated for the first time
m its history in the process of
implementing a peace treaty with
one of its neighbors, the
precarious state of the nation's
economy poses a threat to its
survival. The danger is com-
pounded because in the economic
sphere. appearances are
To the casual observer. Israel
this year was a country of
booming prosperity, a flourishing
healthy economy. full em-
ployment too full in fact
and e well-heeled consuming
public enjoying the good things
of life.
AT LEAST a half million
Israelis vacationed abroad during
the past summer, each allowed to
take $3,000 in foreign currency.
New car sales soared to an all-
time peak despite astronomical
prices and the highways are
jammed. Israel has yet to in-
troduce color television;
nevertheless. 110.000 color TV
sets were sold in recent months.
Every Israeli fit to work has a
job or can have one and the labor
market is seeking at least 30.000
more workers. In addition to
Israelis, the country provides
regular employment for some
70.000 Arabs from the occupied
territories who get their jobs
legally through the labor ex-
changes and an estimated 20.000
more who circumvent the legal
channels. Several thousand
Lebanese from south Lebanon
commute to jobs in Israel daily.
But this rosy picture conceals a
grim reality Israel this year was
caught in the worst inflationary
spiral in its history. The inflation
rate is expected to exceed 80
percent by the end of the year,
probably the highest in the
world, and at the moment there
seems to be no way to control it.
INFLATION IS fueled by
feverish consumerism Israelis do
not save their money because it
shrinks rapidly in value. Those
who do save invest in cost-of-
living index related government
bonds which only adds to the
internal debt.
But Israelis are buying
everything available. They are
spending their money mainly on
expensive durable goods such as
cars, refrigerators and TV sets at
ever higher prices. As demand
increases, manufacturers hire
more workers and are ready to
pay higher wages. But the more
Israelis consume, the less there is
to export.
Exports increased at the
meager rate of three precent this
year and the country may face a
%4 billion balance of payments
defkit. Its cumulative foreign
debt now stands at about $17
billion. At the current rate, it
will reach the danger point of $25
billion in four years at which time
the government will experience
great difficulties in getting
foreign credit.
not an easy task for a govern-
ment which depends on coalition
partners to muster a majority in
parliament. When the Likud
government came to power two
years ago. the controversial
American economist. Milton
Friedman, was invited here to
offer suggestions. Friedman's
conservative philosophy and
especially his view that a degree
of unemployment is necessary to
reduce inflation, raised an outcry
in labor circles.
The Likud government cannot
permit itself to create unem-
ployment for that would surely
lead to its downfall. So the
government has taken only half-
way measures against inflation
with very little success. It has
been unable to cut down on its
own expenditures primarily
because defense needs swallowed
a third of the present IL 320
billion budget. And because of
inflation, the budget will have to
be increased by about IL 70
Connected to the inflationary
spiral is the housing problem.
Housing construction, a basic
branch of the economy is slowing
down. In the last two years, the
price of an apartment has tripled,
the price of land went sky-high
and construction starts have
diminished. Israel's construction
industry is not highly
BUILDING IS time con-
suming and more costly that in
other countries. A small two-
room flat in Tel Aviv. Jerusalem
or Haifa costs over IL 1 million
and there are no apartments for
rent at reasonable prices.
This situation carries the
lernei of social unrest as newlv
Moreover, it will take several
years of peace before trade
relations between the two
countries will develop to a
point where it will be a
significant factor in their
economies. Summing up,
Israel's economic targets for
the coming year are to put a
brake on inflation; close the
balance of payments gap; and
step up housing construction.
Mainly, the dangers of social
unrest and increased
polarization between the rich
and the poor must be avoided.
married couples find it impossible
to pay for a home of their own. It
contributes to the phenomenon of
emigration among Israelis
yordim. In recent months the
emigration rate was 2,000 per
month and it is not likely to be
stemmed unless the price of
housing can be brought down to
affordable levels.
Israel has just informed the
United States that its budgetary
defkit for the fiscal year
beginning Oct. 1. 1980 will
amount to about S3.4 billion. But
hopes are not high that the U.S.
will cover that deficit with
grants, considering the recession
and inflation in America. Some
American aid will, of course, be
forthcoming. On the other hand,
the U.S. will indirectly feed
Israel's inflation by pouring
money into the new airfields to be
built in the Negev. replacing
those in Sinai.
BECAUSE OF that danger,
the entire project will be a closed
venture. But no one will be able
to prevent the foreign workers
from spending their money in
Israel nor will the American
contractors deny themselves
products and services on the local
Sukkot Friday Eve
Recalls Freedom Flight
Continued from Page 1
that an anti-Semite had com-
plained to the police that it was
an "illegal structure. The judge
decreed that it was indeed to be
lorn down, within eight days.")
IN ISRAEL, on the other
hand, those who move into
buildings which were built
specially for those who wish to
observe this commandment will
not find any problem. The
buildings are built in such a way
that everyone has at least one
balcony which is open to the sky.
This is either done by a system of
staggering the bakonies. or else
by decreasing them progressively
in size on the higher floors.
This means that every person
has his own personal "piece of
heaven." Depending on the
~ -, ~ building, this balcony can have
CUlbreath 10 ODeak n'y the minimum exposure -
r about 28" x 28" (70cm x 70cm) -
To Brotherhood
H. L Culbreath. president of
Tampa Electric Company
(TECOi. will speak at the dinner
meeting of Temple Schaarai
Zedek Brotherhood in Tampa on
Wednesday. Oct. 10, at the
temple on Swann Avenue and
Culbn-ath will address the
overall problem of energy, with
particular stress on nuclear
energy. The social hour begins at
6:30 p.m.. followed by the dinner.
Call for reservations im-
The next two Brotherhood
events are a Saturday night
social on Oct. 27 and the regular
dinner meeting on Nov. 14.
that can seat ten or more people.
In any event, only in Israel can
one identify a "religious"
building by its architecture.
Sukkot is a popular festival in
the Kibbutzim, including those
the great majority which
Rabbi Is Guest
Rabbi Lazar Rivkin will be the
guest this week on the following
two programs: Sunday, Oct. 7,
on WTVT, Channel 13, College
Kaleidescope," The Bill Greco
Show; and Thursday, Oct. 11,
10:30 am., WJYW-FM 101,
"Closer Look."
are non-Orthodox. It is marked in
varied ways, including a central
celebration encompassing the
whole population. For this a large
central building such as the
Dining Hall is converted into an
enormous Sukkah. beautifully
and richly decorated with
greenery, fruit including the
seven species, and art work.
Every children's house has its
own Sukkah. where the children
celebrate the Festival and eat and
make merry.
IN ADDITION to the striking
symbolism of the Sukkah.
Sukkot also has the "four
species." These consist of a date
palm branch, two branches of
willow, three branches of myrtle,
and a single "Etrog" or citron.
While we used to buy sets of the
"four species" in the United
States, in Israel they are far more
specialized. Each of the "four
species" is sold separately by a
different vendor.
This means running from one
to the other to assemble the full
"kit." It is not surprising that all
the fruit markets of the country
become scenes of unimaginable
turmoil as the holiday ap-
proaches (Incidentally, only in
the Mahane Yehuda market have
I seen Etrogim sold by the
kilogram the day after the
holiday is over a decrease in
price of about 95 per cent.
Sukkot is indeed the festival of
symbols, as any casual visitor to
Israel will see the symbol of
the Sukkah which he will see
many thousands of times and the
symbol of the "four species" as
Jews stride determinedly to their
festival prayers.
Israeli consumers.
Still, Israel's economic picture
is not entirely bleak. Export
industries have made enormous
strides. Only last year $550
million worth of Israeli goods
that were the result of local
research and development were
sold abroad. The entire industrial
export was $3.5 billion and there
was a significant export of
military hardware such as the
Gabriel missile and the Kfir jet
interceptor. Industry is shifting
more to sophisticated electronic
systems and there is a continuous
stream of investments.
Regarding the gradual nor-
malization of relations _
Israel and Egypt, expert^
twill have little effect on I
onomy in the year
because local industry, g^_
the requirements of the Eun
market, will need time to i
itself to Egyptian
MOREOVER, it will
several years of peace
trade relations between tL,
countries will develop to a i
where it will be a sii
factor in their economies.
Summing up, Israelsecon
targets for the coming yeari..,
put a brake on inflation; closed
balance of payments gap;
step up housing constr
Mainly, the dangers of
unrest and increased polarizati
between the rich and the
must be avoided.
Capitol Hill
New Deputy Envoy
Strengthens U.S. Hand
President Carter's nomination of
William J. vanden Heuvel as
deputy U.S. Ambassador to the
United Nations, is seen as
strengthening the State
Department's approaches in that
organization formally and in-
The State Department had
soured on former Ambassador
Andrew Young because of his
freewheeling tactics that
culminated in his resignation last
month when he misled and
embarrassed the Department on
his meeting with the Palestine
Liberation Organization observer
at the UN
NEITHER Donald McHenry,
who succeeded Young as the
Ambassador to the UN. nor
vanden Heuvel are expected to go
beyond State Department
guidance on issues. However,
vanden Heuvel s record appears
io indicate his personal un-
derstanding of Israel's problems.
The U.S. Mission in New York
includes five members with the
rank of Ambassador. McHenry
was number three in the Mission
under Young, behind deputy
James Leonard until last spring
when Leonard was named deputrl
to Special Mideast Ambas
Robert Strauss.
Leonard, who had been
volved in the United Ni
Association of the U.S. took i
"even-handed" approach
Middle East affairs.
Ambassador to UN agencies i
Europe since 1977. gained
tention last May when he
cefully led the opposition i
attempt by the Communists
bloc at the World He
Assembly in Geneva to
Israel from the World He
He also succeeded in thwartiij I
a move by the bloc to shift tkl
WHO Mideast office from Cuil
as an expression of their angvl
over Egypt's negotiations rial
Israel. State Department sown
emphasized today that vandal
Heuvel was acting on its tl
structions and that he was oq
personally motivated.
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1930, vanden Heuvel
practiced law in New York C
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.October 6,1979
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Center's Game Room
Is Teen Coffeehouse
It's Wednesday night, the
AZA and BBG meetings are
over, but it's too early to go
home. Where do you go? To
Noah's Ark!
The Center's game room is
converted for this evening only
into a teen coffehouse featuring a
different special program each
Voah's Ark Coffeehouse opened to a full house at the Jewish Community Center. The teen
toffeehouse offers a different program each Wednesday night. These teens are waiting to have
iheir palm s read. Photos by Audrey Haabensteck
nrrrif itimmto
Synagogue Directory
hifinarii l) Rabbi Nathan Bryn of
Temple Beth laraal officiated at eer-
vices on Monday. Sept. M. Interment
fallowed In Beth laraal Cemetery
"'reparation by Cheaaed Shel Emee.
[survivors Include hla wl/e, Ann Flax
I man, a daughter. Joanne B. Hyman. a
grandson. Jeffrey W. Hyman. all of
I Tampa, three elatera. Dora Tucker.
Sarah l-avenburg, both of Hartford.
l''Hin Sadie Stahl. Manchester, N H .
land a coualn. Raymond Stone of
Atlantic City. N.J. Friends who wlah
may make memorial flfta to the Amer-
I "can Cancer Society.
I Joseph L died Friday. Sept. 21. He waa
tne sn of Fred and Tekla Wolf. pioneer
rysidenta of Tampa. A graduate of
Northwestern Unlverally In Evanston,
I'I' he founded Gamma Chapter of Phi
ir.psllon PI Fraternity and yeara later
[Omicron Chapter at Unlveralty of
[Tampa, both now affiliated with ZBT
[fraternity. He aerved In the US Army
11" WW I and the U.S. Navy In WW II. He
I was a member of Temple Schaaral
|'-- luladya L. Wolf of Tampa: eon, Joaeph
[^ Wolf. Jr. and daughter in law Betty
IWolf of Tampa; daughter, Mrs Mar-
|J'." Kulman and aon-ln-law David
[Kulman of Atlanta. Ga.. grandchildren,
I Hubert Wolf of Tampa. Karen Wolf
I "yd of Texarkana. Ark and Cindy.
Iiii-Uy and Unda Kulman all of Atlanta.
I.V" Kreat grandson Joshua Boyd of
I'cxarkana. Ark. Rabbi Frank N Sund
|l*im officiated. The family requests
orilrlbuUona to the charity of your
S? JSS G^StS- -. morning service,.
___,. A ,_,9SI 4215 "Rabbi Samuel Mall.nger* Services:
8^t7BX" Da,,y: morn,no ond evenin9
885 3356 Allan Fax, President Services: fir.1 and ****** <
fach monih a, .he Community Lodge. Waters and Ola. 8 p. nv
2713 Bavshore Boulevard 837-1911 -Rabbi Martin I. Sandberg
Hazzan William Hauben Services: Friday. 8:15 p.m.; Saturday. 10
a.m. Doily: Minyan, 7:15a.m.
3303 Swann Avenue 876-2377 Rabbi Frank Sundheim Services:
Friday. 8 p.m.
CHAf Ac? !f?r!fSrenter (USF), 3645 Fletcher Avenue. College Park
j.w,h Student CenteMUbN ^ ^^ # ^ ^^
JSrd. S7er"vice1:0Friday. 7 p.m. Shabbos meal follow, service, .
Saturday. 10a.m. Kiddush follows serv.ces.
_ it.'., s idilfc rtt Sj
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r I University of South Flor.da, 13422 Village Siuden %g%%2!}234 Robbi Mark Kram Special
SS-m? .c oe enounced Shabba, S.rv.ce, Sunday Bagel
Brunch-11:30 am._____________________--------------------------------------
week, soft drinks and snacks are
available (even kosher pizza).
Pate Pies, program co-ordinator
of the Tampa Jewish Community
Center, has put this program into
action with the advice of ad the
youth groups in Tampa.
Come on over, teens, Wed-
nesday night at the Center is a
fun place to be!
Daf Yomi
Hebrew Prophets
Skilled in Medicine
(Second in a series on the Jewish Physician!
"The Lord will take away from thee all sickness, and be will
put none of the evil diseases which thou knowest upon thee."
(Deut. 8:13)
The ancient Egyptians (1,700 BCE) were familiar with a large
number of drugs: opium, strychnia, squill, etc. A large number
of prescriptions have been found mentioning the above drugs.
Moses, our teacher, received his education in the royal house of
Pharaoh and no doubt in all of the "art of healing" known in his
In view of the advanced culture of medical knowledge among
the Egyptians, it is quite probable that the Hebrew tribe of Levy
may have accumulated much of this knowledge. The tribe of
Levy was not enslaved by the Egyptians.
IN THE LAWS found in Leviticus portion of the Torah
regarding signs of leprosy there are three major treatments
mentioned. 1. Careful differentiation, 2. Isolation, and 3.
Disinfection. These three methods are still in use by physicians
The term Maggefah refers to plague, epidemics in general. A
Bubonic plague mentions rats, which are known to be carriers of
this disease. (I-Samuel-5)
The Hebrew prophets were also known to be skilled in medical
knowledge. The prophet Isaiah cured King Hezekiah of a
glandular affliction by the application of a cataplasm of figs (2-
Kings, 20.-7)." And Isaiah said, 'Fetch a lump of figs.' And they
fetched and laid it on the inflammation and he recovered."
The prophet Ezekiel describes the treatment of fractures.
"The word of the Lord came to me saying, 'Son of man, the arm
of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, have I broken, and to, it shall not be
bound up to apply remedies, to put on a bandage, to bind it up,
to make it strong that it may grasp the sword;" (Ezekiel 90:21).
THE PERIOD following the prophets, Malachi being the last
who lived 400 BCE, was a time of political upheaval, religious
persecutions and wars. The rabbis (teachers and scholars) took
the place of the prophets, communicating their knowledge
orally. The priesthood degenerated, there arose a number of
sects, among which the Essence assumed a somewhat prominent
role. The name of this sect may have been derived from Asyim,
"Healers." They studied and collected herbs and roots for
The Talmudk Era (300 BCE to 500 BCE) shows a great
respect for the sanctity of human life and the importance of
health. Even the sanctity of the Sabbath could be profaned in
the event of sickness. Pikuach Nefeah (saving of life) took
precedence over the entire Torah (Yoma 85a Taanit Hat
The Talmud states, "Whoever is in pain, let him go to the
physician for he is the instrument of God. The disease and its
cure lay in His hands.
Ben Sira, who belonged to the generation which had come
under Hellenistic influence after the conquest of Allexander the
Great, writes:
'HONOR A physician before need of him. Him also hat God
apportioned. From God a physician getteth wisdom God
bringeth out medicines from the earth; Let no prudent man
refuse them. He gave man understanding. By this doth the
physician assuage pain. And likewise the apothecary make a
confection.' (The wisdom of Ben Sira 43-44)
The Talmud states that the physician has been granted
permission by God to treat disease.
"R. Iamael and R. Akiba mett a sick man 'Masters,' said he,
'tell me bow can I be cured?' 'Do thus.' they answered, 'and you
will be cured.' Then another asked, 'Who has inflicted the illness
upon this poor man?' and they answered: "The Holy One,
blessed be he!' And the man said, 'You interfered with God's
will. He has punished and you wish to heal! Are you not acting
contrary to God's will? What kind of work do you do? asked the
rabbis. '1 am a farmer.' 'Who created the vineyard (farm)?' they
asked. "The Holy One, blessed be his name.' Then said the sages
to him, 'You interfered in this vineyard which is not yours? He
created it and you cut its fruit? But it is so!' As for man, his
days are as grass.' (Psalm 103:15). Just as the vine without your
work will not grow fruit but will die, so it is with human body.
Man requires herbs and medicine, the physician is the farmer,
the tiller of humanity."
"Blessed art thou, O, Lord, who healeth all and worketh
Chag Sumaeach and Gezund Yuhr.

Page 10
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday. October 5,1
American and Israeli labor experts exchange ideas at Tel Aviv University. Shown are U.S.
Secretary of Labor Ray Marshall; Prof. Haim Ben-Shahar, president, Tel Aviv Univer-
sity; Dr. Israel Katz, Israeli Minister of Labor and Social Affairs.
U.S. Labor, Israel in Joint Projects
The United States Labor Department will
collaborate with Israel in three major areas, an-
nounced U.S. Secretary of Labor Ray Marshall at
a seminar of Israeli labor experts at Tel Aviv
University. Areas of joint work will include
employment training activity to seek solutions
for unemployment problems, occupational safety
and health, and labor-management relations.
The Secretary of Labor, who was a professor at
the University of Texas and a Werthein Fellow of
Harvard University, stressed the importance of
the United States and Israel learning from one
The American Jewish Congress Na ional
Women's Division has rejected arguments by an
Orthodox Jewish leader that passage of the Equal
Rights Amendment would end the right to
privacy, threaten religious liberty and lower
moral standards.
Declaring that ERA will "assure full Con-
stitutional recognition of the right of men and
women to be treated as individuals before the
law," Leona Chanin, president of the Congress'
National Women's Division, took issue with
"reservations" about ERA expressed in a recent
article by Rabbi Gilbert Klaperman of the Rab-
binical Council of America.
Yehuda Blum, permanent representative of
Israel to the United Nations, has predicted that
the UN's 34th General Assembly would be "used
by the Arab rejectionist states and their sup-
porters as a battleground against the Israel-
Egypt Peace Treaty and the Camp David
Blum spoke at a luncheon for the press at the
national headquarters of the American Jewish
The "Baghdad belligerents" would do every-
thing in their power, he said, to "distract the rep-
resentatives of the international community from
the major problems facing the world, in order to
try to sabotage the ongoing peace process in the
Middle East. The latest expression of their in-
tentions," he continued, "is to be found in the
final document pushed through at the Non-
Aligned Summit at Havana."
The commander of Israel's army, Gen. Raphael
Eytan, declared at a press conference that "the
Arab countries are quite capable of an attack
upon Israel even without the participation of the
Egyptians. However, our defense forces have
taken this into account." Eytan further stated
that it is serious error to believe that the Arab
armies are inferior to Israel's because they
possess Soviet weapons. The Soviet weapons, he
added, are not only the equal of American and
European equipment, but in some respects even
superior. And this holds true, he said, for warfare
on land, at sea, and in the air.
The General further said that in the last few
years the Arab countries have substantially aug-
mented their war arsenals; but this did not give
him great concern because the fighting quality of
their armies was still below that of the Israeli
Defense Forces.
The American Jewish Committee has urged the
United States Government to broaden its
definition of "heavy crude" oil so as to make the
production of such oil commercially feasible and
thereby increase its availability to the Americna
In written testimony submitted to the U.S.
Department of Energy, Harris L. Kempner Jr.,
chairman of AJC's National Committee on
Energy, also urged the U.S. to encourage the
production of refined heavy crude oil by other
non-OPEC oil-producing nations through
providing technical assistance and offering long-
term purchase agreements to those nations.
After signing the peace treaty with Israel,
Egyptian President Anwar Sadat told the African
nations to defer renewal of diplomatic relations
with Israel, according to a report that appeared in
the afternoon Hebrew daily, Ma'Ariv, quoting
reliable and well-informed sources. The news item
suggests that Sadat's behavior is based on a very
pragmatic calculation, namely that he would like
to "trade" the friendship of the African nations
for Israel for some quid-pro-quo.
Prior to the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War of
1973, Israel maintained diplomatic relations with
22 African countries. Following the war, 19 of
these countries canceled their relationship and
only three remained in diplomatic contact. At the
same time, it is well known that there are Israelis
present in 12 African lands carrying out various
work projects on an "unofficial" basis.
Don't be surprised if you ask to see a doctor at
Yeshiva University and a woman answers.
Women attending Yeshiva University have
earned more PhD's than women attending the
majority of colleges throughout the country.
According to an article in the Chronicle of Higher
Education, the university ranks among the top 25
percent of the nation's 99 leading institutions in
proportion of PhD's granted to women during the
years 1973-76.
Out of 215 doctorates issued by Yeshiva
University during that period, a total of 68, or
31.6 percent, were awarded to women. Albert
Einstein College of Medicine conferred 49 PhD's
during the same period, 11 awarded to women.
The Synagogue Council of America has
released its own report on energy conservation
and simultaneously urged Congress to speed
implementation of an effective energy program.
"There has been too much delay in effectuating
a significant fuel conservation effort," said Rabbi
Robert J. Marx, of Chicago, chairman of the
Synagogue Council's Domestic Affairs Com-
mittee. "Meanwhile, our oil reserves are being
wasted as unrestricted automobile driving has
resumed, and the public watches helplessly while
consumer prices soar and oil company profits
increase. "
Israel Ambassador to the United States
Ephraim Evron chided critics of Israel's use of
American-made war planes in its retaliatory
attacks on PLO bases inside of Lebanon in a
speech delivered at the America-Israel Banquet of
American Mizrachi Women's National Con-
vention currently held at the Sheraton Center in
New York.
This hand-crafted portable Ark was presented to the Bi
B'rith Hi lie I Foundation at USF by Rybyn Mendelson
David Dee. These two USF students from Miami won
together, David building the wooden structure and Ryb
creating the batik curtain. The design of the batik incorponU
many Judaic symbols, the Ten Commandments, the Tnt\
Life, the doves of Peace, the Torah crown surrounded byt^
Lion ofJudah and the Burning Bush. The Eternal Light gloi
on the top. This Ark was dedicated at Rosh Hashanah servia
Photo by Audrey HtubniMtl

Friday, Oct. 5
Saturday,Oct. 6
Sunday, Oct. 7
Monday, Oct. 7
Schoorai Zedek Sisterhood, Board meets ot 10:30 a.m.. regular
meeting noon USF Hillel Area Board Meeting. 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct.
Hodossoh Bowling morning Tampa Jewish Social Servics
Industrial Employment Committee noon Tampa Jewish
Federation Executive Board 7:30 p.m. Hillel Board 7:30pm*
National Conference of Christians and Jews Lecture at Beth Isro*
Synagogue -7:30 p.m.
Wednesday,Oct. 9
JCC Food Co-Op, 10 o.m. to 12:30 p.m. Hadassah Board '0:30
a.m. National Council of Jewish Women general meeting*
Schoorai Zedek Brotherhood meeting 0:30 p.m. Kol Ami Mtn
Club AZA and BBGot JCC 7:30p.m.
[ Thursday, Oct. 11
i ORT Bowling Tampa Jewish Federation Women's Division,
I Executive Board Hillel School, Coffee with the Principal 2 p.m.
I Friday, Oct. 12
j Hadassah Fundraiser Shemini Atzeret
Saturday, Oct 13
Shemini Atzeret
Simcha Torah
Sunday, Oct 14
Sirncho Toroh Schzfty Carwash Jewish Wor Veterans Auxiliary-
Bridge Fundraiser

.Octobers, 1979
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 11
Fighting "orce
Women In Israel's Underground
Uot all the contributions
nen have made to the State of
Pl can be written about.
ere are too many, for one
ng, and many are too in-
urible, for another. But there
Kit not even have been a State
JL it not for the heroism of
[ge who were involved in the
Women played active heroic
e9 as fighters, couriers,
Bio operators, fund raisers, and
ses. These were the wives,
Ithers. daughters and fiancees
lose suffering and sacrifice
> as great as that of any front-
. soldier.
3RIS LANKIN, a journalist
Aose popular legal columns
tear regularly in the Jerusalem
\st. was a member of the Irgun
Vai Leumi. Founded in
usalem by a group of former
ganah commanders, they left
Haganah in protest against
(defensive nature.
fhey joined forces with a
ndestine armed group of Betar
Imbers from Tel Aviv and
,.ned an activist defense group.
1937, after another split, the
tun accepted the leadership of
i Jabotinsky.
A'hen Lankin and her first
fcband, Shmuel Katz, arrived in
Sestine in 1946, they were quite
familiar with the Irgun.
Although they came from South
Africa, they had spent the war
years in London where Shmuel
Katz was asked by Jabotinsky to
start a weekly newspaper ad-
vocating the formation of a
Jewish army to fight on the side
of the Allies. When at long last
these ardent Zionists arrived in
Eretz Yisrael, they both con-
tributed their all to the up-
building of the Jewish State.
WHILE HER husband was
accepted into the Irgun im-
mediately and eventually was
part of its High Command
Doris's lack of Hebrew
disqualified her from ad-
ministrative and propaganda
work. And, as she says, "I am
not really the bombthrowing
Eventually, the Irgun came to
realize that both her very British
appearance and her British
passport could be quite valuable
to them. These allowed her access
to many places where other
Palestinians were not able to
penetrate, and thus Doris was
able to pass on valuable in-
formation where needed.
She also proved quite adept at
fund raising even under very
trying conditions. She usually
began her speeches describing
the position in Palestine, ex-
i plaining the struggle and aims of
the Irgun, and apealing for
donations. In her book. The Lady
Was a Terrorist, published in
1955, Lankin describes her ap-
pearances as a public speaker in
South Africa:
"As I am not anything like the
popular conception of a terrorist
someone who stalks around in
riding-boots carrying a sten-gun
. emphasized by contrast
by appearing before my
audiences as a well-groomed,
well-dressed young woman
straight from a finishing school
in England. I immediately
produced the right dramatic
effect. From the audience came
the inevitable stage-whisper: Is
that what the terrorists look
WHILE LANKIN liked and
respected the young men in the
Irgun, it was the women who won
I her greatest admiration.
Foremost among these were the
"forgotten men" of the un-
derground the wives. These
were women who had to run their
homes and bring up their children
on the meager salaries which
were given to all Irgun members,
irrespective of rank.
Israel Digest
NEXT WEEK: The cour-
age ofAliza Begin.
Former 'terrorist' Doris Lankin, now an attorney, in her
Jerusalem home.
In Absentia
French Arrest MK Flatto-Sharon
conflicting Views
\Genscher to Blame For
tonn Policy Shift-Dayan
ondon Chronicle Syndicate
vernment sources have
pcribed the recent talks be-
en Moshe Dayan, the Israeli
eign Minister, and West
nan leaders as "good, re-
ling and constructive," but
It is not how Dayan would
icribe them apparently,
^t a press conference at the
1 of his three-day visit, the
aeli Foreign Minister said that
| situation had not improved as
result of the talks, but had
)AYAN indicated that he
ed his West German
|interpart, Hans-Dietrich
nscher, for the "deterior
on" in relations between
ael and West Germany
ause Genscher had introduced
| formula of self-determination
the Palestinians into the
No other Common Market
ntry had ever used this term,
said. Genscher had first
it during his recent visit to
[owever, Dayan emphasized
Israel continued to regard
Germany as a friendly
"try. Her policy towards
was not hostile. Chancellor
nut Schmidt was one of the
est friends the Jewish State
' Germany today.
[URING his talks with Sch-
the Chancellor had given
ession to his deep and heart-
[fnendly feelings.
elcoming Bonn's positive
towards the Israeli-
Ptian peace treaty, Dayan
that West Germany
raed it not as a separate
ement. but as a first step
Jrds a comprehensive Middle
settlement that might be
1 by other States.
tyan continued by express-
satisfaction with an
ance by the West German
emment that it had no inten-
"f establishing official
"ns with the Palestine Lib-
an Organization.
PARIS (JTA) Jewish
financier Samuel Flatto-Sharon,
a member of the Israeli Knesset,
was sentenced in absentia by a
Paris court to a five-year prison
term and a 30,000 franc (about
$7,000) fine for illicit financial
operations. About 25 accomplices
received suspended sentences.
The court stated that most of
them, including Sharon, would be
liable to several million francs in
taxes and fiscal fines owed to the
French state. The trial of Sharon,
referred to in court by his original
name, Samuel Sigevits, began
last May.
charges, he made illegal profits
totalling some $250 million by
creating fictitious companies
which bought and resold land
among themselves and pocketed
advantageous loans which were
not repaid. Sharon fled to Israel,
taking with him the money he
allegedly swindled.
In Jerusalem Sharon said his
attorney in Paris would file an
appeal against the right of the
French courts to try him. But he
said he would go to France
himself if a new trial is ordered
and if arrangements can be made
. with the French authorities.
The argument going around some Jewish
homes is: "Mott's is delicious"-or-"Mott's
are delicious." But there is never any
argument about DELICIOUS. Because
they are. Mott's captures all the
natural and sparkling taste
of the sun-ripened fruit. And
many Jewish housewives know
it. And that's why they serve
Mott's to the family.
Whether it's one of the
apple sauce varieties or
the prune products, you
just know it's the finest
because Mott's uses only
the finest quality apples
and sun-ripened prunes.
So whether it should
be Mott's 'IS', or
Mott's 'ARE'...
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