The Jewish Floridian of Tampa

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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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Jewish Floridian
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[Miami, Fla
Fred K. Shochet]
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November 21, 1980
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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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Off Tampa
,2 Number 40
Tampa, Florida Friday, November 21,1980
6 f'0d Shochtt
Price 35 Centa
Who Will Win?
The Coming War for Ronald Reagan's Mind
Prvsiilvnl-Elect Reagan
Those Israeli politicians
and American Jews who
have been so happily ap-
plauding the election of
Ronald Reagan as the
opening of a new and hap-
pier era in American-Israeli
relations may be correct in
their assumptions but pre-
mature in their expec-
tations. No doubt that
during the campaign Rea-
gan and his spokesmen said
all the right things about
Israel and the Middle East;
their promises were heart-
warming to Israel and all
its friends.
But promises and com-
mitments by American
politicians to Israel are not new
or novel, and the history of
American-Israeli relations is
marked by pre-election pledges
and commitments and post-
election neglect. The assumption
that the Reagan commitments
will be scrupulously observed
should be tempered with caution
and rejoicing deferred until there
is concrete evidence of fulfilment.
THERE IS no doubt that there
has been serious erosion of the
Israeli-American relationship
during the latter part of the
Carter administration, notably so
Continued on Page 12-
Friedman to Head
JF Pacesetters
Herbert J. Friedman has been
lippointed Chairman of the 1981
(Tampa Jewish Federation-United
Ijewish Appeal Pacesetters
[Division. The announcement was
[made this week by Michael
ILevine, 1981 Campaign General
Pacesetters Division is com-
Iposed (if contributors whose com-
jmitments are $5,000 and over.
I The Pacesetters fund-raising
I activities will inaugurate the
11981 drive.
Levine said that the appoint
I ment of Friedman to the top-level
Ipost "Is in keeping with our goal
I of securing the most qualified
On Soviets
In Madrid
Soviet Jewish activists and
Jewish Circles working in
conjunction with the
Presidium of the Brussels
Conference plan to launch
an intensive campaign on
behalf of Soviet Jewry this
week. They have held back
for several weeks while the
United States delegation
and other Western
representative tried to save
the European Conference
for Security and
It has become clear that the
Soviet delegation will not accept
ny agenda ensuring a thorough
discussion of the human rights
violations despite the Helsinki
Evron on Griddle
For Muffing GOP Tie
jnsible for $400,000 of
the total campaign, representing
Madrid told
the Jewish Tele-
Continued on Page 12
Herbert J. Friedman
leaders to provide guidance and
direction in facing the serious
challenges ahead."
The Pacesetters Division in the
1980 Campaign where Friedman
served as Division Co-chairman,
i respoi
total c
a 41 percent increase over 1979.
"We are confident that our 1981
effort will be equally as
dramatic," Levine stated.
Friedman is a member of the
Tampa Jewish Federation Board
of Directors and serves on the
Federation Executive Com-
mittee. He is President of
Southern Mill Creek Products
Company. He is an active mem-
ber of Congregation Schaarai
Zedek, and serves on the Board of
Trustees of the University of
Tampa and Berkeley Prep
School. He is an active partici-
pant in many civic and profes-
sional organizations throughout
the community.
The initial effort on behalf of
the 1981 campaign will be a
dinner hosted by Marsh and Nat
Levinson at their home on Dec. 6.
Leon Dulzin, Chairman of the
Jewish Agency, will be guest
Israel's foreign policy
establishment has come
under heavy fire from po-
litical circles and the press
here for allegedly neglect-
ing to cultivate ties with
Ronald Reagan and the Re-
publicans in general during
the recent U.S. election
Israel's Ambassador in
Washington, Ephraim Ev-
ron, is bearing the brunt of
these charges, and de-
mands have been made
publicly for his prompt re-
Ambassador Evron
placement. Foreign Minis-
ter Yitzhak Shamir was
questioned critically by two
Snubs Fa/well
Church Refuses Zionist
Centennial Medal
Frank Church (D., Idaho),
chairman of the Senate
Foreign Relations Com-
mittee, has rejected the
Jabotinsky Centennial
Medal presented to 100
distinguished Americans of
all faiths at a dinner at the
Waldorf Astoria here.
Prime Minister of Israel
Menachem Begin, guest
speaker at the event
honoring Ze'ev Jabotinsky,
said that "without him,
without his vision, without
his thought and his suf-
fering, without his fight,
the State of Israel would
not have come into being."
pages long and conspicious
Finally in Israel
Alcoholic AbuseAnd AA
London Chroructe ayruUctu*
founded 46 years ago, rever-
berates around the packed little
room. What makes it so different
"My name is Joyce, and I'm an this time? The meeting is taking
lcoholic." The familiar formula, place in Tel Aviv, and the fifteen
sard at meetings of Alcoholics people listening attentively to the
Anonymous thousands of times unbelievable story which is un-
nce the organization wan folding are all Jews tradition-
ally abstemious and all
Alcoholics Anonymous has
just celebrated its fifth anniver-
sary in Israel. It was originally
brought here by two non-Jewish
Continued on Page 2 ........
avoiding any reference to politi-
cal events either in Israel or on
the American scene. It was
devoted form beginning to end to
Jabotinsky, whom Begin
described as a "poet, philologist,
statesman, sociologist, author,
orator and soldier."
Among the 100 distinguished
Americans who received the Cen-
tennial Awards was Rev. Jerry
Falwell, leader of the Moral
Majority movement. In rejecting
his award, Church in a telegram
to Mordechal Hacohen, chairman
of the dinner committee, declared
that "Mr. Falwell has attempted
to distort the American political
process by imposing his views
and morality as a political litmus
Continued on Page 11
of his colleagues at a
Cabinet meeting about
Israel's preparations for the
Republican victory.
Hurwitz and Health Minister
Eliezer Shostak implied in their
questions that Israel had been led
to believe by its Embassy in
Washington that President
Carter would be reelected and
therefore failed to forge links
with the Reagan camp. Shamir
denied the charge.
A high official close to Prime
Minister Menachem Begin told
the Jewish Telegraphic Agency
that there were "good reasons"
for Evron's removal. The same
official predicted, however, that
he would not be recalled in the
foreseeable future.
Much of the criticism stems
from the fact that President -
Elect Reagan has declined to
meet with Begin during the
tatter's visit to the U.S. Reagan
indicated, in reply to a question
at a Los Angeles press con-
ference, that he did not want to
appear to be intervening in
Presidential affairs before his in-
auguration next January.
WHILE THAT applied to all
foreign leaders, Moariv con-
tended that it amounted to slight
of Begin. Moariv diplomatic
correspondent Yosef Harif sug-
gested that either Evron or a
Begin aide who preceded the
Prime Minister to the U.S. were
to blame for trying to arrange a
meeting without having been
instructed by Begin to do so.
Evron was accused by Moariv
and by Haaretz of being too close
to the Democratic Party during
his tenure as Ambassador and
Continued on Page 11
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iFriday November 21 1P80
7 he Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Worst Brings Out the Best
Qy now. most of you have
Uoablv either read or heard
out the tire that took place on
h floor ol the Jewish
C^ers. at approximately 6:30
E.m.. on Monday. Nov 10. It is
man a -iory compiled of
jjCtening details rather, it is a
0ry uoout people caring about
tie. Talking u> vanous in-
hviduals about the fire, over and
trie recurring theme: this
an^pr -.riding a helping hand
chat unknown person com-
tinp the residents, kept
timing up. <
As one resident said The
^hoie community was nere.
I indeed, a good portion of the
amunity was at the Towers to
I a hand.
Jewish Towers Manager, Juliet
lodriKuez. repeating the com-
hunity's good fortune that there
(as no serious injuries, said.
he residents did beautifully,
^nd I could not be prouder of my
aff There is no way to plan for
y eventuality, but good
ning and good common sense
ied us through. The thing for
Hiich I am most grateful is
there was no panic. This
ely reduced the possibility of
After several phone calls, I was
I having trouble finding out all
the names of who these
ngere were; or of who exactly
up to smoking floors to help
elderly down the stairs; or
unes of all of the community
bembers who came to the Towers
i offer their assistance and their
imes to those who needed them;
the names of Red Cross
korkers who were ready to set up
Dts and First Aid at the Jewish
tommunity Center, or the Jewish
Community Center and Tampa
irish Social Service staff who
lerved coffee and soft drinks and
sted residents to shelter at
Yet does it really matter that
ere are no names? After all.
besi persons surely did not
pontaneously and untiringly
Bu their assistance because
xpected personal accolades.
i did it. as we have seen
>nstrated once again,
cause most people are basically
enerous. unselfish, and kind.
llow :<>rtunate the residents of
he .lewish Towers are Ihow for-
unan the entire community is
or that matter) to have friends
ke i he ones who appeared on the
light ol Nov. 10. These are the
est kind of friends to have
iven u they are strangers!

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House Parties
Moshe Dayan Draws
Crowd of 2000
Former Israeli Minister of
foreign Affairs General Moshe
)ayan spoke to a crowd of over
- 000 people, Wednesday even-
ng, Nov. 12. in a program cc~
-ponsored by the University of
South Florida Lecture Series and
he B nai B nth Hillel Founda-
Dayan reiterated his faith in
he Camp David agreements
lurir.g his hour long speech. He
aid that he was optimistic about
(eagan continuing the peace
. fforts that Carter had begun in
i he Middle East.
In registering his utter dis-
belief that a country as powerful
as the United States could not
tree 52 of its citizens from a
country such as Iran, Dayan
ouched a sensitive note with the
audience. Each part of his com-
ments in this area brought thun-
derous applause from the
Dayan was very much the
diplomat as he held the audience
by his tales of the Arab-Israeli
wars. He was introduced by the
president of the USF Faculty
Senate Dr. Charles Arnade. This
appearance concluded Dayan's
two weeks in the United States,
mostly spent on college cam-
Jeffrey Minches President of
the Hillel Student Board gave an
introductory welcome to the
audience Jeff, a sophomore
majoring in journalism, he has
been active at Hillel for the past
two years. He is also Second
Vice-President on the Adult Area
Board. Jeff's parents Samuel
and Barbara Minches flew in
from Miami tor the event.
Jeff is currently working on the
faculty committee in preparation
for the arrival of Elie Wiesel.
W'iesel. noted author, survivor,
and witness, will lecture on
January 22 in a program spon-
sored by the Hillel at U.S.F.
A television set was the culprit, and Augusta Berkman was the
heroine. She disconnected the TV set and alerted her neighbors
of the fire. (Photo: Audrey Haubenstock)
Exciting, Informative
Women's Wednesday!
Coming Wednesday, January 7,1981!
Circle the date NOW You'll be sorry if you miss it!
A gaping hole was left in the facade of the Jewish Towers after
a fire which was contained to just this one apartment Regular
fire drills and a substantially built building kept problems at a
minimum that evening. (Photo: Audrey Haubenstock)
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The Jewish FloritSan of Tampa
Friday, November 2
Shame on the Revisionists
We applaud the decision of Sen. Frank Church
(D., Iowa) not to accept the Centennial Medal offered
to a group of distinguished Americans at a tribute
marking the 100th anniversary of Ze'ev Jabotinsky.
Among those the Revisionist Zionists also chose to
honor was the Rev. Jerry Falwell. of the Moral
American Jewry's propensity for honoring non-
Jews pens a black page in the annals of our history.
Zionist and otherwise. The choices have too often
been too slick, too obvious, too pragmatic.
Even under the most sophisticated of cir-
cumstances, we have had our hands burned. Who will
ever forget the darling of the Zionist movement,
Dorothy Thompson, who in the end became a
vitriolic Israel-hater?
If that could not have been easily foreseen, the
decision to anoint the Rev. Falwell is clearly a case of
award without awareness. At the same time that
Falwell was accepting his medal in New York, in
Detroit the Conference of Jewish Federations and
Welfare Funds General Assembly heard a clear
warning about the role of the Moral Majority in the
recent presidential election, its intimidating tactics
for targeting "enemies" of Christian life and
thought, and a reminder that it is Christian fun-
damentalism in America today that tells us that God
does not hear the prayers of Jews.
We can not for a certainty commit the Rev.
Falwell to the snakepit of these views although he
surely did himself recently refer to the God and
Jewish prayer bit in a speech of his own a
reference for which he later apologized. How he
divorces himself from the popular theology that the
Moral Majority represents is a precarious exercise in
pragmatic logic.
Wouldn't it have been better to have avoided the
medal to him altogether? Instead, he has been cited
by a Jewish organization for no other reason than for
his recent apology for the slur to Jews.
Sen. Church, a primary victim of the Moral
Majority and other organizations of this ilk, was
right to reject the Centennial Medal. Jews ought to
feel ashamed that they have insulted him in this way.
And worried that they have the Falwell tiger in their
ideological tank.
ORT Sabbath
Synagogues and temples will observe ORT
Sabbath on Friday, Nov. 21. In special services,
similar to hundreds of others throughout the nation,
a special tribute will be paid to ORT (Organization
for Rehabilitation through Training), the global
movement in Jewish life based on freedom from
despair and charity, and freedom to pursue one's own
Today ORT spells freedom for 75,000 students,
enrolled in some 800 training units in 22 countries,
the largest operating in Israel. Over 70 modern
vocational and technical skills are offered in its
educational program. Each school includes in its
curricula, courses in Hebrew, Jewish history, and
Jewish identity.
From the most basic level of apprenticeship
courses through the comprehensive high schools and
the Junior College level curriculum, to the recently
dedicated ORT School of Engineering on the campus
of Hebrew University in Jerusalem, ORT sends into
today s industry many skilled technicians prepared
to fully contribute to society and the needs of the
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Soviets Are Unique Allies
are being given the business for
their incessant violations of the
1975 Helsinki accords. And
rightly so. Their invasion of
Afghanistan is high on the
western agenda.
Regrettably, so is the exodus
of Jews from the Soviet Union,
which the Russians have slowed
considerably in the recent past. I
say regrettably because no one
really cares about them, least ot
all the United States, whose im-
migration policy these days is to
fawn with obsequiousness on
Latins while turning a cold
shoulder to everyone else, in-
cluding Britons and Germans,
once the state diadem in the
crown of the Statue of Liberty,
but today a Sears Roebuck
stances, where can Jews possibly
hope to fit into this new patch-
work of our immigration Real-
politikl Still, Jews are useful for
American crocodile tears at
Madrid, and that is precisely
what is being shed over them.
Add to this the daily-growing
arrogance of Arab equations be-
tween Judaism and Zionism, and
you have a terrifying view of the
new order of things, where one-
half of the world in the form of
some of the free nations pretend
to care about the fate of Jews
even as the Arab arrogance
grows, and as this arrogance is
translated into native forms of
anti-Semitism (the French are a
vigorous exception), while the
other half is dedicated to Jewish
extinction outright.
It is this second half that is
fascinating in the sense that one
can be fascinated to the point of
Peace Ship' Man
paralysis with the procea8.
hading to one own destnicuT
In this second half, the spiriti.1
the Third World blows hotly fl:
the burners of petroled
cracking plants, polluting Z\
atmosphere with PaJest.ruan
IT IS a hallmark of the danrar
to Jews today that the first h\lf
of the world, the free world pre-l
sumably led by American enter-
prise and American morality I
would move not even an inch to
save Jews (as it scurries ujl
"save" latins) were the second!
half U> have its way with them.
Other than to shed those I
crocodile tears at Madrid, there
would be nothing. What, for
example, does this presumably
free world do to counter the
dangerous charge among fa
minions that the Hitler Holo-
caust is a Zionist myth ,
charge that the Other World ii
phrase designating the]
Muscovite world and the Third
World lumped together) is eager
to circulate?
Little, if anything, of course.
The paradox at Madrid is the I
Soviet Union, whose attitude]
toward its own Jews is little!
different from its attitude toward
anyone it seeks to oppress. But in
the matter of the alleged myth of
the Holocaust, br th Jew s and the I
Soviets know otherwise by bitter'I
experience, and both share by T
bitter experience the need to have
the Holocaust understood for'
what it was.
IN ANSWER to the Hitler]
Holocaust, the Russians have en-j
slaved Eastern Europe as \\
bulwark against future on-,
slaughts upon them, and we are)
meant to understand that their)
most recent assault on Afghanis-1
tan is but an extension of that
bulwark against aggression by
the newer forms of fascist'
(capitalist) imperialism' trans-
ferred to another front.
This is not said to excuse the I
Russians from the inexcusable !
but to explain their own aggres-
sive expansionism in Holocausts |
The Jews, for their part, have
no such alternatives available to
them to act out their fears, except
in their allegiance to Israel whose
destiny is being decapitated by
Continued on Page 9
He Tilts Against All Windmills
Frldy,Tf6Vember 21. 1980
Abie Nathan first started
tilting at windmills when he
was 20. Now, at 53, he re-
mains a vigorous, energetic
combatant. His steed is a
modern 570-ton freighter
the "Peace Ship" which
has been equipped with a
powerful broadcasting
transmitter. And he num-
bers his followers in their
hundreds of thousands.
Bom in Abadan, Iran, Abie
Nathan waa educated at a Jesuit
school in Bombay, India, and,
after a brief stint as a fighter
pilot with the Royal Air Force in
India, he became a commercial
pilot. It was then that he had his
first taste of rescue missions,
participating in the evacuation of
refugees during the partition of
India and Pakistan in 1947.
IN 1948, he moved to Israel
and served as a captain in the
Israel Air Force until 1961. And
for eight years after that, he flew
as a captain with El Al. In 1959.
he opened the 4iighly successful
restaurant, The California, and
an art gallery in Tel Aviv.
Six years later he ran for
election to the Knesset on a
the Shalom One, to Cairo if he
was elected. He lost. But more
than 100,000 Israelis signed a
petition supporting him, and on
February 28, 1966. he flew to
Port Said.
"I started to understand that
everyone can be involved. You
don't need an airplane or a radio
station. There are lots of ordinary
people who are involved."
FROM THAT dramatic begin
ning, Abie Nathan has carried his
campaign for peace in the Middle
East to Europe, the U.S. and the
Soviet Union, and has met with
politicians (including Robert
Kennedy), intellectuals (in-
cluding Bertrand Russell and
Jean-Paul Sartre) and religious
leaders (including Pope Paul VI).
With his peace campaign well
under way, he organized a peace
march to Jerusalem, where he
erected a monument to peace,
and he launched the Shalom
Peace Foundation to create an
integrated Arab-Jewish school in
Abie Nathan flew twice more
to Egypt on July 25,1967, and
on June 28, 1969. He became
convinced that the peoples of
both nations wanted peace, and "5
when he returned from his 1969
trip, he launched his campaign to
the Peace Ship, equipped with a
powerful transmitter that carries
"The Voice of Peace" to a large
audience, not only in Israel but
also in Egypt, Jordan and
The message is simple: We
can have a better world, and the
way to achieve it is through
becoming simpler once again."
"I try with the radio station to
show the positive aspects of life.
he says. "You've got to keep
working at it and you've got to
talk to the people. You've got to
let them know they're o.k. And if
we talk long enough then the
good guys will want to stand up
and be counted.
"You can't do it all at once
though. You can't change the
world, or any person, overnight.
But you've got to start the
process so that people can at
least learn how much they can
LIFE ON the "Peace Ship"
has not always gone smoothly-
As the Yom Kippur War raged,
Abie Nathan sailed to the Suez
Canal and appealed to the
soldiers and politicians to stop
the fighting. Then, as the war
intensified on the Golan Heights
he sailed to Beirut and continued

- November 21,1980
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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By Rabbi
Frank N. Sundheim
Coogregation Schaarai Zedek
Thanksgiving is a uniquely
Krican festival in two ways.
t of all, it is one of those
.^s when as Americans we
L^e to think about the values
pour nation. Here it shares the
(light with other holidays
phonal Day, July 4th, etc.).
Uthe second uniqueness is
uuliar to Thanksgiving: it is a
eligious holiday" that unites
iericans while respecting the
Ligious pluralism of our
tional life. It is the one time a
a. for instance, that Jew and
|tir can worship together in
[service of common prayer where
(either religion is the focus. (I
Lye a problem with "joint" ser-
es where part of it is Jewish
1 the other part is Christian. I
ik it compromises each tra-
on and dilutes any positive
[Not so with Thanksgiving.
ifithin our congregation we have
an on-going non-denomi-
onal service for 26 years on
ksgiving with the Palma
United Methodist Church.
It was instituted by Rev. Paul
Wagner and Rabbi David L.
Zielonka (Zichrono Livracha).
It is conducted in alternate
years in the sanctuary of either
the church or the Temple. It is
religious, and non-denomi-
national. It is never "Jewish" or
"Christian." I personally find
this to be a beautiful experience,
one of the reasons being that
anyone can feel at home in this
service. I feel no pangs that
nothing specifically Jewish is in-
volved, nor do the ministers of
the church feel badly that their
theology is absent. After all,
Jews can attend services of their
own whenever they wish, as can
Christians. Having been in
church many times myself, I
prefer a good Christian service
than a dilution in order to ap-
pease people.
But our Thanksgiving service
is not diluted. It is as I noted
earlier a totally difderent con-
cept, that of total non-denomina-
tionalism. It unites Christian and
Jew in common purpose, but not
even tHring about a "Judeo-
Christian tradition" (another
phrase that I have trouble with).
And most important, by
presenting this service as we do,
I feel we emphasize this unique-
ness which is Thanksgiving a
holiday consciously patterned
after our Jewish Sukkot festival
but yet a holiday unlike those
of any country or culture of which
I am aware.
For Thanksgiving combines so
many ingredients into a recipe
that is its own tour de force. It
combines gratefulness for our
freedom, gratefulness for our
nation, gratefulness for our har-
vest, and gratefulness for our
families and then seasons the in-
gredients with a religious feeling
that emphasizes the pluralistic
nature of the religious life of the
United States. As I said before, if
someone knows any festival any-
where that approaches its pur-
pose in this way, I should be glad
to know about it. Until then (and
even if there are others), I will
share my good feelings with my
friends on Thanksgiving Day
when we are reminded:
"This is the day that the Lord
has made; we will rejoice and be
glad in it."
The annual joint Thanksgiving
Service of Congregation Schaarai
Zedek and Palma Ceia United
Methodist Church, will be held
Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 27,
at 10 a.m. The service, which an-
nually alternates between the two
congregations, will this year be
held at the church, at the corner
of Dale Mabry and Bay-to-Bay.
Lay leaders and clergy from both
groups will participate and the
sermon will De given by Rabbi
Frank N. Sundheim.
A longstanding tradition in
Tampa, this service has con-
tinued uninterrupted for over 25
years. It is a time when members
of the two groups reflect on how
much there is to benefit from liv-
ing together and working to-
gether in harmony.
Jordan Out for Now
Sadat Sees Peace Solution Elsewhere
gyptian President Anwar Sadat
Id leaders of Israel's opposition
Rabor Party that he does not at
is time support the Jordanian
ption for the solution of the
roblem of the West Bank and
aza Strip.
Sadat met at his Cairo home
ith Labor Party Chairman
himon Peres, former Foreign
linister Abba Eban, and Labor
arty secretary Haim Barlev for
hour and then with Peres
ivately for another hour. The
H^bor leaders arrived in Egypt at
adat's invitation for a series of
ilks with Egyptian leaders.
MINISTER of State for
oreign Affairs, Boutros Ghali,
iter explained that Sadat was
Dot opposed to Jordan joining the
talks but that the timing was
>rong now. Ghali said he hoped
that Jordan would join in the
peace process.
Sadat also said he opposed the
Labor Party's proposal to have
autonomy for the Palestinian
Arabs tested first in the Gaza
Strip and then extended to the
West Bank. Observers here noted
that Sadat appeared to be having
as much differences with the
Labor position as he does with
the government of Prime
Minister Menachem Begin which
Labor hopes to oust next year.
Before meeting with Sadat, the
Israeli delegation had an eight-
hour symposium with leaders of
Egypt's ruling National
Democratic Party. The meeting,
in the October magazine
building, included Ghali, former
Prime Minister Mustapha Khalil,
Letter to the Editor
Annis Manaour, editor of
October, Ibrahim Hilmi, a former
assistant to the UN Secretary
General, and former Minister
Ibrahim Mahfouz.
DURING the symposium,
Eban made it clear that Labor
will not support a withdrawal on
the West Bank to the pre-1967
borders. He said Israel accepted
United Nations Security Council
Resolution 242 after it was made
clear that it did not call for a total
withdrawal. Israel has an ob-
session on security matters "and
is entitled to such an obsession,"
he said. The Egyptians did not
agree. They noted that in an age
of missiles, territory has little
During the talks with Sadat,
the Egyptian President was
invited to Peres to attend the
Labor Party convention in
The December
De lemma
Chairman Tampa Jewish
Federation Community
Relations Committee
December is approaching, and the harmony and feeling of relative
anonymity within American society will disappear as we are faced
with our annual December Dilemma. For many of us, the Christian
celebration of Christmas presents a threat and challenge to our Jewish
identity. Nowhere is this threat more evident than when we are faced
with a symbol or celebration of Christmas in a public school or a public
How can we deal with situations that confront us, and how do we
respond to religious symbols or celebrations at public facilities? The
Tampa Jewish Federation endorses and adheres to the guidelines set
forth by the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Com-
mittee. Our local Community Relations Committee uses these
guidelines in dealing with situations that arise in the Tampa com-
munity. They apply to all religious celebrations and symbols.
The entire text of the guidelines is printed below. If you are
confronted with a problem during the Holiday season, please contact
the CRC for assistance.
Over a period of many years, much progress has been made
toward eliminating religious symbols from public property. That
progress, achieved largely through sustained long-range educational
activity by Jewish community relations agencies, is now jeopardized
in some cases has been reversed as a result of ill-advised
demands by some Jewish groups for the display of Jewish religious
symbols on public property. Most often the Jewish symbols proposed
for such display are those associated with Chanukah; and the
demands grow out of a strong feeling that the Jewish holiday symbols
should be accorded the same public exposure as the Christian
Christmas holiday symbols.
It should be obvious that such demands undermine the credibility
of Jewish community relations assertions of Jewish opposition to all
displays of religious symbols on public property, and, indeed, the
entire Jewish position on church-state separation.
Jewish community relations agencies should make every effort to
convey these considerations to those Jewish groups who seek to
display Chanukah or other Jewish holiday symbols on public
property. Jewish community relations agencies should also make
every effort to anticipate such situations sufficiently in advance so
that attempts can be made to avoid controversy by finding ap-
propriate alternative sites on private property.
At the same time, Jewish community relations efforts must
continue undiminished to have Christian religious symbols removed
from public property, giving due regard to suggestions and cautions
about the sensitivity of the issue that have been expressed in previous
Joint Program Plans. In particular, efforts should be made to per-
suade Christian groups to select sites on private property for the
display of religious symbols.
EDITOR, The Jewish Floridian:
To the Jews of Tampa:
On Nov. 9, Sunday, my com-
mittee and I were at the Rodeph
holom Cemetary placing Jewish
'w Veteran plaques at the
favesides in honor of Veterans
Second, we of the Jewish War
'*erans, Albert Aronovitz, Post
'3 of Tampa, would like to get in
Juch with the families of the fol-
>*ing men who gave their lives
or their country. We would like
" make the public aware of their
"nfice for all mankind:
Cook Co. F.
Bom: Nov. 4,1896
Died: March 21,1959
J-S. Army
>m: Jan. 22,1911
Died: 1957
world War I
U.S. Navy
Born: July 21,1895
Uled: Jan. 8.1972
MO. Inf.
(This Wv- L~U- t_
Mary Surasky, commander of
Post 373 JWV of Tampa,
placing a plaque at graveside
on Sunday, Nov. 9, in honor of
Veteran's Day.
125 Evac. Heq.
Born: Sept. 21,1913
Died: Dec. 21,1944
Please, if you have any in-
formation about the above men,
telephone me any evening.
Your strong support on November 4 will allow
me to return to the Senate to continue to serve
I shall do my best to return your trust in me by
conscientious representation.
DIST. 23 (D)
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, November 2]
(Call me about your social news
at 872-4470.)
Warmest congratulations to Val and Irwin WOensky on the
birth of their third child, a daughter, named Erica Rae. Erica
was born at Women's' Hospital on the 29th of September at 8:55
a.m. She weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Her 6 year old brother Jeffry and her 3 year old sister, Sami
Beth are thrilled at Erica's arrival. Proud grandparents are
Tampans, Elaine and Bob Levinaon and Herbert and Bea
WOensky, of Miami. Erica was named at Congregation Kol Ami
on October 31, with Rabbi Rosen thai officiating. Much hap-
piness on your new addition!
Congregation Schaarai Zedek is bursting at the seams with
pride as five of its Temple members were among 40 chosen
recently to be highlighted in a photo expose of Tampa Bay's
outstanding women. This expose was on display at Tampa Bay
Center. These admirable five include: Helen Gordon Davis,
member of our State Legislature: Cecile Eaarig, member of the
Hillsborough County School Board; Elaine Shimberg, author
and journalist; Adrianne Sundheim, president of the Florida
Gulf Health Systems Agency, and Evelyn Walborsky, out-
standing photographer. May we add our pat on the back to the
many accolades that these women have already received.
Our congratulations to some outstanding area youth who i
have been named National Merit Semi-Finalists. To gain such I
an auspicious title a student must score in the top percentiles of j
the National Merit Test taken during the junior year in high j
-school. To become a finalist, the students must complete aj
number of questionnaires and forms plus attain a comparable j
score on their Scholastic Achievement Test, which is taken!
during their senior year. Some of the finalists go on to receive j
scholarships to college. So ten cheers to Louis PoJur, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Dave Polur; Mike Barkin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin
Barkin: and Tricia Levy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard]
It was quite a summer for Judy Zerolnick. She spent most of
the summer in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, but took
two weeks off in June to go to Israel. Cairo, and London. While j
in Israel, she served as alternate delegate to the Southern
Region American Technion Society. At a meeting in Haifa, she
had the honor of unveiling the plaque which dedicated the new :
Technion Hospital Laboratory. She returned to Tampa briefly,
then resumed her travels for a week in New York City and
Atlantic City. She ended her summer with a final trip to the j
Pocono Mountains to view the colorful Autumn foliage.
Welcome home Judy!
Congregation Schaarai Zedek was represented in Mobile
Alabama by a large contingent at the Regional Biennial of the
Union of American Hebrew Congregations and Sisterhoods of
the Southeast. Attending were Temple president Lillyan
Osiason, Rabbi Frank and Adreinne Sundheim, Stanley and
Judy Rosenkranz, Golda Brunhild, Bobbie Taub, Millie Woolf
and Joan Altshuler. They visited with Rabbi David M. Zielonka
(Bud) who is now serving the congregation in Albany, Ga. (He
also visits Bainbridge, Ga. one night a week every other week).
Another former Tampan at the convention was Robin Ledgia
Eisenberg who is now religious school director in Boca Raton.
Blossom Leibowitz. chairman of Tampa Jewish Social Ser-
vices Russian Resettlement program reports that we should all
give a real salute to those who so consistently and unselfishly
give of themselves, month after month to this vital program.
The names of many individuals could be listed for their
volunteer hours donated but four special persons volunteered 10
or more hours to the Russian Resettlement program over the
summer months. These terrific people are Sam Greenberg, Bill
Grauer, Bill Knapp, and Sue Waltzer. We know that our
wonderful Russian families are most grateful and we would
like to add our word of thanks!
Meet Gary and Edie Radloff who moved to the Carrollwood
Village area just 6 months ago. Though the Radloffs moved here
from Columbus, Ohio, they had only lived there for a year.
Previously they resided in Chicago, Edie's original home. Gary
hails from St. Louis. He is a Manufacturer's Representative for
Women's Clothing. Edie was a Supervisor for a chain of graphic
art galleries back in Chicago. In Tampa, she is an art consultant.
She enjoys selling art to corporate accounts and at home parties.
Our new family fits right into Florida as they enjoy fishing,
swimming, racketball. and water skiing. We welcome you Edie
and Gary to your new home.
Until next week .
I 1 ^~y atJ TV*
Gathered around a challah laden table are the guests of the Shalom Tampa-Newcomers Com-
mittee. These families were honored at the home of Kay and Maril Jacobs with a "Dessert
Party. Tampa Jewish Federation-Women's Division sponsored this fall event. Neighborhood
gatherings are planned in the future to acquaint these new people with Jewish community
services. Left to right (around table) are Ann Styers, Dan Styers, Gideon Gelbaum, Lenore
Gelbaum, Dave Bernstein, Sonny Altman, and Jerry Altman. (Photo: Audrey Haubenstock)
Seated around the pool for the evening program are Rose Dorsky, Leon Dorsky, Sheila
Solomon, Sandy Solomon, Marcia Sacks, and Jay Sacks. For more information on becoming a
member of the Committee or to announce a newcomer, call the Tampa Jewish Federation, 872-
4451. (Photo: Audrey Haubenstock)
Jewish Community Directory
* Hillel School (grades 1-8)
* Jewish Community Center
Pre-School and Kindergarten
* Seniors
J Chai Dial-A-Bus (call 9a.m. to noon)
+ Jewish Towers
* Kosher lunch program
* Seniors'Project
Jewish Community Center
5^ Jewish Floridian of Tampa
* State of Israel Bonds
j+ Tampa Jewish Federation
* Tampa Jewish Social Service

Using the diving board for a bench while playing the game "Jewish Geography" are (left to
right) David Goldschmid Steve Goldschmid Joyce Goldschmid Maxine Rosen, and Jerry
Rosen. (Photo: Audrey Haubenstock) '. '
Shalom-Tampa New^dmers
Committee Greets New !ltesidenfs
Nov. 8. Over forty new "Tampa |
residents were welcomed at the J
The Tampa Jewish Federation
extends a warm and personal
welcome to new Jewish residents
of Tampa, to help newcomers
become better acquainted With
the Jewish community. The
Women's Division sponsors the
Shalom-Tampa Newcomers Com-
mittee to greet and meet new
Jewish residents. ^
The Shalom-Tampa Committee
held a Fall Dessert Party at the
home of Kay and Maril Jacob*.
Eichberg, Elaine Kelman, Sandy
Newman, Vicki Paul, Fran Silver,
and Liz Rappaport.
It is the intent of the' Shalom-
Tampa Newcomer Committee to
bring information and encourage
involvement in the over forty
facets of the Tampa Jewish com-
To all the new members >f the
Tampa Jewish Community,
Welcome and Shalom
Many Tampans h;.y
volunteered to help newcomers
become acquainted with the com-
munity and its resources. Co-
chairmen of the committee are
Adrienne Golub and Hicki
' Lewis. Committee members in-
. elude Jan Bloom. Harriet I i
r>.j.nt tl.
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JCC School of Music Prayers For Podhoretz to Speak
mna Jewish Community
/, School of Music opened
L 1979. With much hard
?!nd determination, the pro-
, overcame some initial diffi-
6aShas begun the 1980-81
with a new format.
t of the recent United Way
'ion to the JCC went
5y to the Music School pro-
[ for the purchase of new
l-nients, including a piano.
Allocation also made it pos-
, to establish a scholarship
m making the music
|ol available to those pre-
oly unable to afford it.
i year there are new in-
vars primarily from the
Ida Gulf Coast Symphony,
and classes are now held in guitar
and recorder in addition to or-
chestral instruments. Dale John-
son is giving voice lessons and
soon there will be a class in music
appreciation for recitals and con-
certs. Music School chairman,
Bill Mickelson, has prepared
directives for the school this year
and the program improvements
reflect his efforts.
All lessons are given at the
Tampa Jewish Community Cen-
ter on either an hour or half-hour
basis and all lessons are private.
There is no age limit for this pro-
gram. It is available for people of
all ages who want to learn to play
an instrument.
Temple David Host Vets
j Nov. 7, Friday night ser-
-d at Temple David were held
Konor of, and dedicated to, all
Irish Veterans of U.S.A. Mem-
s of the Jewish War Veterans
| Auxiliary Post 373 were in
luring services, Rabbi Mallin-
. spoke on the subject of
Iriotisni, our beloved country,
our Jewish veterans. Mary
-wky. Commander of JWV
Jst 37.'i, spoke on the important
lotions of the JWV. She em-
jsized that the Jewish War
Lrans is not a social organiza-
jn. but rather an organization
cause and a purpose, and
one of its main goals is to strive
for the rights of Jewish veterans,
and to help expose and rectify
any injustices.
Among the officers of the
veterans and ladies auxiliary of
JWV Post 373 who participated
in the services were: Judge
Advocate, the Hon. Judge Ralph
Steinberg; Past Commander Cy
Woolf; Quartermaster Ben
Gutkin; and Auxiliary President
Minnie Posner.
Following services, the Oneg
Shabbat was hosted by Com-
mander Mary Surasky and
Temple David.
Childrens Havdalah Program
udcnts of Congregation Kol
is Religious School will be
t*d to a Havdalah program,
i. 22, at 5 p.m. at the Inde-
ident Day School.
avdalah means "separation"
is the formal title of the short
'ice which divides the Shab-
from the rest of the week. It
lerformed with a cup of wine,
ibolizing joy; sweet fragrant
:es, to remind participants of
sweetness of the Shabbat and
lead them with strength into
coming week; and a special
ided candle, the lighting of
'. being the definitive act which
icates that Shabbat is over.
Hoffman's to
Be Featured
Irwin Hoffman's musical
mily will be featured in two 1-
w radio programs across the
>untry this winter, as part of
irkway Productions' "America
iConcert" series.
Local station WUSF-FM will
r the first program (Hoffman
lumber Soloists) on Sunday,
ov. 16, at 7 a.m. and again on
riday, Nov. 21, at 10 a.m.
The second program (Hoffman
^ring Quartet) will air on
TJSF-FM on Sunday, Nov. 23,
"a.m., and on Friday, Nov. 28,
110 a.m.
"Book learning alone does not
a good Jew make," said Rabbi
Leonard Rosenthal. "One has to
experience the love of God and
the beauty of God's Mitzvot. We
hope that all of our member's
lives will be enriched by many
celebrations we share together,
and that their bonds to God and
each other will be strengthened."
Students and their parents will
enjoy music and refreshments
before they usher out the
A unique occurence in the
religious life of Tampa occurred
on Thursday, Nov. 6. A joint
venture of four religious tradi-
tions culminated in a public
"Prayter for Peace" at Curtis-
Hixon Mall. Among the partici-
pants were Rev. Bill A. Pickett,
Pastor of the Hyde Park United
Methodist Church and president
of the Tampa Ministers Associ-
ation; Dr. Assim Ahmed,
president of the Tampa Bay Is-
lamic Society; Rabbi Martin I.
Sandberg, Congregation Rodeph
Sholom and president of the
Tampa Rabbinic Association;
and The Rev. Austin Mullen,
Pastor of St. Paul's Catholic
The event was coordinated by
Mrs. Marina Ruffolo, who has
been active in inter-faith projects
for many years.
This is the first time that
representatives of these four
major faiths have come together
in Tampa to join in prayer for a
common cause. The event was at-
tended by over 100 adults as well
as a choir of 60 children from
various groups.
Each religion prayed in its own
fashion with concern shown by all
not to offend the feelings of
others. The mixture of Hebrew,
Arabic, New Testament and
other biblical readings and
prayers underscored the univer-
sal desire for peace felt by all of
Mrs. Anabeth Voights, sister
of one of the hostages in Iran
participated in reading of one of
the psalms. Her presence focused
on the urgent need of all of us to-
day to work for very concrete
goals in the pursuit of peace.
Jazzercise Class
A free introductory Jazzercise
class was to be given at the Jew-
ish Community Center of Pinellas
County, 8187 Elbow Lane North,
St. Petersburg, on Wednesday,
Nov. 19 at 9:15 a.m. in the
Regular classes will be held
twice a week at the Center under
the instruction of Helen Kurland.
Call 344-5795 for more details.
Norman Podhoretz, editor of
Commentary for the last 20 years
and author of several books
including Making It and The
Present Danger, will be the
speaker at the University of
Tampa Forum, Monday after-
noon, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. The
public is invited at no charge.
Commentary, a magazine
published by the American
Jewish Committee, is one of the
most important Jewish journals
in America today. It has great in-
fluence in both the Jewish and
general community especially in
academic circles.
Podhoretz will discuss the
question posed in The Present
Danger: "Do we have the will to
reverse the decline of American
As part of Podhoretz's visit to
the University of Tampa campus,
he will participate in specialized
programs with students, faculty
and friends as well as give the
public presentation at 4 p.m. in
the Plant Hall Ballroom.
Termed "the most discussed
essay in recent memory," by
Newsweek magazine, The
Present Danger asserts that the
United States may be heading
toward "the Finlandization of
America," the nation's political
and economic subordination in
face of overwhelming Soviet
Support Group Seminary
The Western Florida Leader-
ship Conference of the Jewish
Theological Seminary of America
met for the first time, Nov. 10, at
the Safety Harbor Spa.
The Conference was formed to
disseminate information about
the Seminary and its programs
throughout the Jewish com-
munities of Tampa, Clearwater,
St. Petersburg, Seminole, Lake-
land, Bradenton, and Sarasota.
The Seminary is the central
academic institution of the Con-
servative Movement. In addition
to training its rabbis, educational
directors, scholars and teachers,
it sponsors a variety of popular
programs for the general Jewish
and non-Jewish community. It
produces the Eternal Light radio
and television programs in con-
junction with NBC, sponsors the
Jewish Museum in New York
City, and houses the Melton
Educational Resource Center. It
also sponsors the chain of Ramah
summer camps which can be
found throughout the United
States, Canada and Israel.
Rabbi Henry D. Michelman,
assistant to the Chancellor of the
Seminary in New York, ad-
dressed the Conference. He told
of the Seminary's planned expan-
sion of facilities in the coming
year, and announced that it is
i most likely that representatives
of the Seminary will be present in
the Tampa Bay area sometime in
February to address local
Maurice Hirsty of Clearwater
is the Chairman of the Confer-
ence, and Dr. Henry Burstein of
Sarasota is Co-chairman.
Tampa was represented by
Allan Fox, William Baker, and
Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal of Con-
gregation Kol Ami, and Carnot
Nelson and Sam Verkauf of
Rodeph Sholom Congregation.
Friendship Club
The next event for the Clear-
water Friendship Club of Temple
B'nai Israel, 1685 S. Belcher Rd.,
will be a Chanukah Latke Party,
Thursday, Dec. 11, at noon,
followed by a special program.
Hypnotist Dr. Jim Costello
will entertain. Admission $2.50
per person. Call Ruth Dunning,
536-8621. by Dec. 4 for reser-
vations. All are welcome.

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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, November 21
News in Brief
CJF Warned Against Moral Majority
Senators agreed here last night
that the Moral Majority repre-
sents a potential threat to the
pluralistic society in America
and, therefore, to American
But Sen. Carl Levin (D., Mich.)
and Sen. Rudy Boschwitz (R.,
Minn.), both Jewish, differed in
their assessment of the strength
of this new right fundamentalist
movement which played a role in
defeating a number of Congress-
men in the recent national
elections and which has already
drawn up a "hit list" of Con-
gressmen targeted for defeat in
the 1982 elections.
The two Senators, who made
brief presentations to the closing
plenary session of the Council of
Jewish Federations' 49th General
Assembly and were then "inter-
viewed" by a panel of prominent
CJF leaders, also differed on how
the Jewish community should
separate its attitude toward the
Moral Majority's support of
Israel and its right-wing orien-
tation on vital domestic and
foreign issues.
NEW YORK President
Anwar Sadat believes that the
Arab Rejectionist Front aimed
against Egypt because its peace
agreement with Israel has
crumbled little more than a year
after it was formed. The"united
front" has collapsed, he said in an
interview with People Magazine
this week.
"Look what has happened to
them since they cut relations
with me. Only 15 months ago,
they were one united front. Now,
Iraq and Iran are killing each
other off. Iraq has severed
relations with Libya and Syria.
Saudi Arabia has severed
relations with Libya. Can you
name two countries who will sit
down together in order to make
an alliance against Sadat?" the
Egyptian leader asked.
DETROIT i- (JTA, Israel
does not want to be "a protected
state" and does not want foreign
guarantees to assure its survival.
Militarily, Israel is stronger
today than the Jewish people
have ever been since the time ot
the Maccabees.
This theme was expressed
forcefully by Prime Minister
Menachem Begin here in an
address to more than 3,000 North
American Jewish communal
leaders attending the 49th
General Assembly of the Council
of Jewish Federations at the
Detroit Plaza Hotel.
Begin, the first Israeli Prime
Minister in office to address a
CJF assembly, stressed that
"Israel does not ask anyone to
fight for us, to shed blood for us.
We can defend ourselves." Israel,
he declared, does not want
foreign guarantees because
"There is no guarantee that can
guarantee an international
Sen. Rudy Boschwitz
reports of it broadcast to Israel
LONDON The case of Raoul
Wallenberg, the missing Swedish
hero of World War II, will be
raised at the follow-up conference
on the Helsinki agreement in
Madrid. Swedish Foreign Minis-
ter Ola Ullsten has promised to
mention it in his speech to the 35-
nation conference. This follows
assurances that the United
States delegation will also raise
Prof. Guv von Dardel, Wallen-
berg's half-brother, was in the
Spanish capital to lobby con-
ference delegations. Wallenberg
was arrested by the Soviet army
in 1946 after having saved
thousands of Hungarian Jews.
Over the years there have been
many sightings of him in Soviet
camps or prisons.
Wallenberg's family is
organizing an international
hearing on the case in Stockholm
on Jan. 15, the 36th anniversary
of his arrest in Budapest by
Soviet military police.
motion supporting the ordination
of women to the rabbinate in the
Conservative movement was
overwhelmingly approved
Sunday by the nearly 2,000
delegates attending the national
convention of the Women's
League for Conservative Judaism
here. In the first such stand by
the Women's arm of the Con-
servative movement, with a
membership of 210,000, the
delegates voted for the following
"The Women's League for
Conservative Judaism supports
the proposal that women be
accepted as rabbinical school
students at the Jewish Theo-
logical Seminary culminating in
JERUSALEM Israeli of-
ficials Monday flatly denied a
Newsweek report that Israel is
selling arms on a large scale to
China. "Absolutely without
foundation," said Deputy De-
fense Minister Mordechai Zip-
pori. He added that Israel had no
commercial agreements with
Peking "and certainly not an
arms sale agreement."
A similarly vehement denial
was issued by the Foreign
Ministry spokesman. The News-
week report said some deals had
already been contracted and
another worth S2 billion would
soon be secretly signed. It would
be Israel's biggest-ever foreign
contract, the news magazine
asserted The story cited "Middle
* ist sources." according to_
SDEH BOKER The voice of
David Ben Gurion speaking on
the importance of Jerusalem was
heard here. The recorded remarks
of Israel's first Prime Minister,
the man who proclaimed the
nation's independence 32 years
ago, were broadcast over loud-
speakers on the seventh anniver-
sary of his death.
The occasion was observed at
the grave site of Ben Gurion and
his wife, Paula, in this village
overlooking the Negev desert
where they made their home after
retirement from public life.
President Yitzhak Navon of
Israel and Acting Prime Minister
Yigael Yadin were on hand to pay
tribute to the man many regard
as the father of the Jewish State.
Israeli generals formed an
honor guard at the grave as the
traditional El Moleh Rahamim
and Kadish were recited.
TEL AVIV Labor Party
Chairman Shimon Peres left for
Madrid at the head of the Israeli
delegation to the Socialist Inter-
national Conference opening in
the Spanish capital. He told
reporters before his departure
that the Israeli delegation would
support Egypt's application for
admission of its ruling National
Democratic Party into the
Socialist International as an
associate member.
He said his delegation would
make a determined effort to fore-
stall any move to grant the
Palestine Liberation Organiza-
tion observer status in Socialist
International institutions and
would oppose resolutions con-
demning the Camp David process
or attacking Israel for its
Jerusalem Law. Chancellor
Bruno Kreisky of Austria has
prepared a resolution to that
effect and another calling for
mutual recognition by Israel and
has introduced a draft resolution
calling on all Middle East
countries "to convene at the
earliest possible date a conference
with a view to negotiating the
multi-lateral treaty establishing a
nuclear weapons-free zone in the
The measure was presented to
the General Assembly's First
Committee by Ambassador Arieh
Eilan of Israel's UN Mission. He
noted that the current war be-
tween Iraq and Iran "bears wit-
ness to major and direct threats
to international peace and
security with implications for the
world as a whole." Referring to
the Arab and other states in the
region, Eilan observed, "If they
really mean business they should
be eager to support the Israeli
draft resolution."
NEW YORK Israeli Prime
Minister Menachem Begin has
declared that Israel could never
"descend" from the Golan
Heights. But he would not
comment on whether his govern-
ment will support a bill now in
the Knesset to annex the Golan
Answering questions on NBC-
TV's Meet the Press, Begin also
said that a Jordanian-Palestinian
state proposed by the opposition
Labor Party as a solution for the
West Bank would be just as dan-
gerous to Israel as a separate
Palestinian state. It would be the
"same danger" the Prime Minis-
ter stressed, because Yasir
Arafat, head of the Palestine Lib-
eration Organization "would be
invited" into that state's govern-
ment and it would soon be a PLO-
dominated country. Begin
stressed that a Palestinian state
would be a "mortal danger" to
Israel as well as a Soviet base
threatening the West.
"The Arab nation has 21
sovereign states," Begin said.
"We have one little state. It
should not be imperinea.
CAIRO Mrs. Jinan Sadat,
wife of President Anwar Sadat,
addressing a delegation of
Hadassah-WIZO at the Sadats'
Cairo residence, in a people-to-
people leadership mission, ex-
pressed her conviction that the
peace process between Israel and
Egypt would benefit all Arab
"Instead of concentrating their
efforts in wars which bring only
death and destruction, all Arab
countries should concentrate
their efforts on peace," she said.
"What we, as humans, can
benefit from peace is of great im-
portance to us and to our
children. Every one of us wishes
to live in peace."
Mrs. Sadat stressed in a 25-
minute address to the 54 women
delegates of the Canadian Ha-
dassah-WIZO, the role of women
in fulfilling humanitarian aims
and the improved status of
women in Egypt.
NEW YORK Climaxing a
record-setting United Jewish Ap-
peal regional conference last
week, former Israel Foreum
Robert J. Goldstein, M.D.
announces the relocation of his office
for the practice of
Internal Medicine Hypertension
Diseases of the Kidney
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Tampa. Fla. 33606
Phone: 251-5790
Minister Moshe Dayan called for'
the reinforcement of what h
termed two parallel strand, Lj
strength emanating from a
United States: a bolster^ IK
presence in the Middle East iii
the assurance of continuity^
American Jewish support* J
Israel s people.
DauyaVwaw th* keynote
speaker at the banquet session of
the UJA mid-Atlantic regional
conference. The more than 1,000
American Jewish community
leaders from five states and the
District of Columbia established
a new record for a regional UJA
event. Pledges for the 1981 UJA
campaign announced two days
earlier at the Inaugural Dinner
launching the conference showed
a 63.6 percent rise over last year,
the highest increase registered by
any campaign event to date.
As a superpower in the world,
Dayan declared, the U.S. has the
right and responsibility to make
its presence felt clearly and un-
mistakably in the Middle East.
This was not a matter of sheer
superpower confrontation,' he
indicated, but of effective sup-
port of peace and stability for all
the peoples of the region.
'Slim' Chance Only For
Finding Oil in Israel
Dr. Zvi Dinstein, head of Israel's
Energy Institute, stated at a
symposium that there are "very
slim and perhaps no chances" of
finding oil in Israel proper. He
espoused the idea of accelerating
the construction of atomic
reactors in order to forestall an
energy crisis that looms in the
future. Member of Knesset,
Micah Harish, chairman of the
Energy Commission of the
Knesset, said that the United
States has pledged to provide oil
to Israel in case she is unable to
obtain petroleum on the world
It is, however, not certain, said
Harish, as to what will happen if
the price of crude will become so
high that Israel will not have the
means to pay for it. In that
connection he also observed that
there have been instances in the
past when the United States
found itself unable to honor its
commitments. Harish concurred
in the idea of accelerating the
construction of new atomic
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o Mimdlim
Soviets Are Unique Allies
Continued from PaRe 4-
petrodiplomacy of a mis-
[RECKONED in these terms.
Russians are Jewry's un-
ally in the West's
erous indifference to the new
Lj-Semitism and active con-
dition to the delegitimizing of
l's nationhood, a process the
J^ian^ don't flinch from either.
j.Vovo'.ti Press, whose accuracy
will not vouch for. is a case in
Lint. Accurate or not, it has just
Leased a Moscow-sanctioned
ry about "A Dialogue With
oscience," a documentary
duced by a Lithuanian film
udk). which deals with the
nes of the Nazis in col-
oration with the auxiliary
flice battalions that liquidated
ivilians during the Nazi oc-
tpation of Lithuania in World
far 11
| The Russians fail to blush at
i thought that they are Lithu-
jiia's latest occupiers. Lithuania
I simply meant to be seen as a
eessary part of their East
Juropian bastion, which they
only perceive in positive
[peoples terms."
IWHAT IS important to the
Russians is the memory of the
litlerun massacres, and the
[iihuanian film serves them well
I Novosti reports that "A
bialoguc With Conscience"
Bcumt'rits'" two alleged Nazi
ast: Antanas Geziavicius, an
fficer in the Jagdkommando.
Hiom Novosti characterizes as
In Madrid
POC's Roitburd
Get Soviet
- -
, -
To Emigrate
MADRID Former Prisoner
of Conscience Lev Roitburd and
bis wife, Lilia, have been given
permission to emigrate from the
Soviet Union following an eight-
year struggle to leave. According
to information received by the
Robert F. Drinan Human Rights
Information Center in Madrid
Tom sources in Moscow, the
couple will be leaving the Soviet
Union within 30 days.
The Roitburds applied to
emigrate to Israel in October,
1972. Lev was immediately
dismissed from his job and
refused on grounds of having
jeeess to state secrets a charge
emphatically denied. In July,
W6, he was arrested and sen-
tenced to two years' im-
prisonment, the second of which
*m spent in remote Siberia.
FOLLOWING Lev's release,
">e family's application waa
pain refused in January, 1978.
Subsequent applications were not
acknowledged. A request by Sen.
Edward Kennedy (D., Mass.)
the family be allowed to
emigrate was answered af-
firmatively by Soviet authorities
' year and a half ago, but nothing
*s ever done to fulfill that
The Robert F. Drinan Human
nhts Information Center,
sponsored by the Union of
ATx. S fr Soviet Jew durin
Z u ,drid inference to review
'Helsinki Accords, urged the
>v>ets to expediate the Roit-
"a sadist and organizer" of
hangings; and Lt. Jurgis Juodis,
member of a punitive squad.
According to Novosti, Gezia-
vicius is now living at 3 Moston
Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland,
where he claims to be a mining
JUODIS allegedly leads the
good life in St. Petersburg. Fla.
where he purports to be an artist.
Lithuanian emigrants living in
the U.S. are described in the
Novosti release as being respon-
sible for the arrangement of
exhibitions of his works. Novosti
also charges that an "encyclo-
pedia" published in Boston lists
Juodis as a painter born on
October 22, 1911, in Kebliskiai,
Pakoniss district. There is no
mention of his World War II
activities. It is, to say the least, a
selective biography.
But, says Novosti Press, "the
Hitlerites loved to take photo-
graphs," a fact which Jewish
victims of Nazi brutality have
long since corroborated. And so
the Lithuanian documentary
shows sequences of shootings on
the outskirts of Kaunas, forests
of gallows and stacks of corpses
that "freezes the blood."
Witnesses corroborate the
activities of Juodis as a
"Scot," the Russians seem less
concerned with reporting on the
alleged crimes of Geziavicius for
their American audience. A
former private in the punitive
battalion, one Kazis Adomaitis,
reports of Juodis:
"I SAW HIM in 1941 during
the shooting of the Jews at Fort 7
in Kaunas ... I saw a crowd of
men, women and children driven
together. They were brought to
the edge of a pit in groups. I
stood about 15 or 20 meters away
and saw everything and
Jurgis Juodis gave the com-
mands for the shooting of the
poor victims. Juodis was platoon
commander at the time. Later, he
became an aide de camp of the
commander of the battalion, A.
Witness Pranas Sauliavicius
declares: "I remember Lt. Jurgis
Juodis quite well ... I saw him
with my own eyes how he took
part in the shootings of civilians.
Once, we set out from Minsk in
the direction of Slutsk. After
driving for about 60 kilometers,
we stopped in a small town.
There, the Gestapo had ordered
the shooting of local Soviet
activists and Jews. Three com-
panies took part in the operation
supervised by Capt. Juozas
Usialis, Lt. Jurgis Juodis and a
number of other officers. They
shot about 400 people that time."
Sauliavicius' testimony reports
on another typical Nazi proclivity
ancillary to photography, the
mania for accurate docu-
mentation of their terrorist
activities. Juodis allegedly
describes in detail in a bulletin.
Riffu Savanoris ("Volunteer of
the East "I, the punitive actions
of the 12th battalion, the
organization of the mass
slaughter of the population, the
burning of whole villages and the
plunder of local residents.
ACCORDING to Novosti
Press, Juodis "also wrote about
the shootings of the Jews whom
the Hitlerites brought from
Czechoslovakia, Austria and
Poland," and Rigu Savanoris is
illustrated by Juodis' drawings
"depicting piles of skulls, fascist
swastikas, burning houses and
corpses. The signature of the
author, J. Juodis,' is distinctly
seen in the righthand corner of
every drawing."
Novosti emphasizes that
Juodis today "is in good favor
with Florida local authorities who
have no intention of making him
answer for his crimes." The
Soviets even take a swipe at the
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai
B'rith, which they improperly
call the "League of Struggle
Against Defamation" and
characterize the ADL as aiming
"to expose Hitler's hangmen
guilty of murdering Jews."
But, declares the Soviets in
Novosti Press, "There are reports
that an understanding has been
reached at a New York conference
between Lithuanian emigrants
(who are described as defending
Juodis) and the Zionists from the
League not to reopen old wounds,
since that would 'prevent
OF COURSE, the Soviets
never quit being up to their old
tricks, showing even the victim
Jews in cahoots with their Nazi
tormentors, since what can you
expect from capitalist imperial-
ists and who knows what all else?
Still, in the end, in a world
where Jews are once again being
reviled, it is precisely the kind of
story to be found in this Novosti
Press report that gives substance
to the Holocaust when Jews are
otherwise largely the ones in-
sisting on its historicity.
For both Jews and Russians,
there is a bitter paradox here.
But the anguish of the past,
shared by both, erases that para-
dox at least for this single
fleeting moment.
Elizabeth Taylor Warner with Simon Wiesenthal was the
recipient of the first Simon Wiesenthal Humanitarian Laureate
at a gala tribute dinner hosted by the Simon Wiesenthal Center
in Los Angeles. She donated her time and talent, along with
Orson Welles, to co-narrate the Wiesenthal Center's multi-
media presentation on the Holocaust the first of its kind in
the world which is scheduled for nationwide release in mid
Synagogue Restored
BUCHAREST (JTA) More than 2,000 Jews
from Rumania and abroad attended ceremonies here re-
dedicating the Great Synagogue which has been fully
restored since sustaining severe damage in the 1977
earthquake. Chief Rabbi Moshe Rosen of Rumania
presided. Chief Rabbi Immanuel Jakobovits of Britain
headed a delegation of Anglo-Jewish leaders. The Great
Synagogue, built in 1846, is an historic landmark in the
Rumanian capital.
No Business in Jerusalem,
Sadat Tells Egypt's Envoys
President Anwar Sadat
has ordered all official
Egyptian visitors to Israel
to refrain from conducting
their state business in
Jerusalem. This was re-
ported by Kol Yisrael Radio
and was subsequently con-
firmed by Israeli official
sources. The radio report
said Sadat had spoken of
his order in conversations
with President Yitzhak
Navon during the latter's
recent visit to Egypt.
ACTING Prime Minister
Yigael Yadin advised Israelis not
Sources Say Navon,
Begin Cool, Strained
TEL AVIV (ZINS) A leading article in the
Hebrew morning daily, Ha'aretz, by Joel Marcus deals
with the relations between Israeli President Yitzhak
Navon, a veteran member of the opposition Labor Party,
and Prime Minister Menachem Begin, a long-term leader
of Herat. The President, Marcus writes, is deeply con-
cerned about conditions and is far from happy with
Begin's leadership. At one time Navon was so disturbed
bv certain conduct of the Prime Minister, he consulted
with a number of physicians asking their opinion about ^h toomuc*"P^fi 'actions.
Begin's State of health. L L noted that other states too'"have J THE BOYCOTT of Jerusalem
IT IS CLEAR, the newsman writes, that there 18 no reservations regarding our ^p88 not- of, course, apply to
empathy between Navon and Beguv Their relations are p^^*njJ What EgypUan ^bass^dor^Saad
cool and reserved. However, both observe the necessary STtiW2 9eparate 8e88ion8 with lnlerk>r
protocol. With few exceptions, the President refrains from have withdrawn their embassies Minister Yosef Burg and Foreign
critizing Begin. And Begin keeps Navon informed of all from the capital?" Mimster Shamir,
government actions. According to Israeli law, the pre- Yadin advised Israel. The boycott of Jerusalem
natives of the President are severly limited. His m- therefore, to react coolly and said co*at. a ft"6 of apparent
rogatives Ot Ue rTesi^ ^ J that he was confident that Sadat, ProS"*9 m other areas of the
fluence on government policy IS minimal. ^^ nnumwtic leader would in normauzaUon process between
The journalist reports that at one time Navon tried to ^^"i^S^^^ ,n the two cXntries. with trade am
block the nomination of E'.nrain Evron as Ambassador
however, disagreed with Yadin.
One of them argued privately
that for Israel to seem to recon-
cile itself to the Egyptian "boy-
cott" could produce the precisely
opposite effect from that which
the Deputy Prime Minister pre-
dicted. It could lead to a harden-
ing of the Egyptian "boycott" in
an established and accepted
practice, the minister contended.
Political observers here say the
Egyptian ban on Jerusalem is a
direct consequence of Israel's
recent Jerusalem Law. The Labor
Party leadership delegation
which visited Cairo last weekend
gained the clear impression that
Egypt was still gravely troubled
by that law and by the possibility
of a Golan Heights bill now under
discussion among the Knesset
cultural talks scheduled for

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The Jewish Flondian of Tampa
That 'Peace Ship' Man
He Tilts Against All Windmills
Humanity's funeral pyre
Sunday Express
200 Press Soviets for
Right to Leave for Israel
Close to 200 Soviet Jews began
hunger strikes in several Soviet
cities to protest the continuing
refusal of authorities to allow
them to reunite with their
families in Israel, it was an-
nounced by the National Con-
ference on Soviet Jewry (NCSJ).
The hunger strikes were timed to
coincide with the opening of the
Madrid Conference, the second
review meeting of the 1975
Helsinki Accords.
The conference in Madrid
opened with a brief ceremony and
then began despite the lack of an
agenda and timetable. The 35-
nation meeting has been
deadlocked over the Soviet
Union's attempt to limit
discussion on Soviet human
rights violations and the USSR's
invasion of Afghanistan during
the 12-week meeting. In a
compromise agreement, it was
decided to let each national
delegation make general
statements while efforts to agree
on an agenda continued.
Department expressed "hope
that the Soviet Union will
ultimately join a reasonable
compromise which will allow the
Helsinki Commission lo go
torward with the whole im-
plementation review that has
been envisaged by all of its
Department spokesman John
Trattner observed that "Almost
alone, the Soviet Union has stood
against a review and has tried to
limit severely the time envisioned
in the conference to conduct im-
plementation of the review. The
attitude on the part of the
Soviets has brought the con-
ference to the present impasse."
In Moscow more than 100
refuseniks gathered at the
Presidium of the Supreme Soviet
to deliver a petition to President
Leonid Brezhnev, signed by 268
Jews from Moscow, Leningrad,
Riga, Kishinev and elsewhere.
The letter, signed by those who
declared the hunger strikes and
by others who did not join the
symbolic fast, accused the Soviet'
authorities of violating
agreements on emigration that
were part of the 1975 Helsinki
THE PETITION asserted that
"our countless appeals and
applications are simply ignored.
Many of us haven't been able to
get any response to requests.
Very often the reason for
rejection is not cited.
"In the past year the number
of those refused has reached
50,000 by conservative estimates.
Judicial persecution of people
wishing to leave for Israel is
continuing. Our innumerable
letters and statements sent to
various organizations at all levels
are simply ignored.
"Having been placed, in effect,
outside the law, we on this day of
the opening of the conference,
begin a three-day hunger strike in
protest and insist on an
authoritative explanation of the
legal basis of our situation."
Reports from Jewish activists
in the Soviet Union indicate that
84 Jews are fasting in Moscow,
28 in Leningrad, 27 in Riga. 15 in
Kiev, 7 in Kishinev, 10 in
Kharkov and 2 in Tbilisi.
Reacting to the organized
protests, Viktor Brailovsky, well-
known Jewish activist and
refusenik. pointed out that the
hunger strikes have materialized
into the widest demonstration
in 10 years We can't control
the Madrid Conference; this is all
we can do."
Continued from Page 4
his appeal.
Abie Nathan had an audience
- and he had friends: When the
ship developed engine trouble he
sailed it into Beirut, where
Lebanese engineers made the
repairs without charge. After the
war the Peace Ship tied up in the
Israeli port of Ashdod for a full
month: the authorities there
cancelled all port dues.
In October. 1971 '.o com-
memorate the second anniversarv
ot the enu of the Yom Kippur
War. Abie Nathan sailed to Port
Said where he managed to
distribute several thousand
flowers as a gift from the people
of Israel to the people of Egypt;
an expression of the desire for
Three years later in the
early stages of the peace
negotiations with Egypt he
stayed home to make his point:
He went on a 45-day fast to
protest the creation of new
settlements in Judea and
Samaria while peace negotiations
were under way. The fast ended
only after the Knesset met in
special session to appeal to him
not to endanger his life.
NOR DOES Abie Nathan
confine his crusades to the
Middle East. In the late sixties
he flew a rescue mission to
drought-stricken Bihar province
in India. In 1976, he helped
rebuild hundreds of homes in
earthquake-shattered Guate-
mala. In 1978, in the midst
of the civil war in Lebanon, the
Peace Ship sailed into Beirut
carrying a cargo of an ambulance
and medical supplies. And in
1979 he flew to Cambodia after
raising nearly SI.5 million in
Israel to help relieve the plight
of the refugees there.
"I go where I have to go. I try
to do what I have to do.
"I know damned well that I
can't solve all of the problems of
FRIDAY, Nov. 21
(Condleiighting lime 5:16)
BBYO Shabbat ORT Sabbath at Congregation Kol Ami -8p.m.
Young Leadership Group II 8 p.m. Hillel Parents "Gift of
Gold" Evening at Beth Israel Building
SUNDAY, Nov. 23
Jewish War Veterans and Auxiliary General Meeting 10 a.m.
Congregation Kol Ami "Shop-A-Thon" noon National Council
of Jewish Women Chanukah Party 1 to 3 p.m. University of
South Florida B'nai B'rith/Hillel Foundation Bogel Brunch and
Sephardic Music program 11:30 a.m.
MONDAY, Nov. 24
Norman Podhoretz, editor of Commentary, speaking at the
University of Tampa Plant Hall Ballroom 4 p.m. Free and open
to the public Tampa Jewish Federation Board Meeting 730
p.m. Jewish Women for Jewish Survival Board Meeting 8
TUESDAY, Nov. 25
Congregation Rodeph Sholom "Lunch and Learn" noon
Tampa Jewish Social Service Executive Board 6 p.m. and
Regular Board 7:30 p.m.
National Council of Jewish Women Board Meeting 10 a.m. to
noon Congregation Rodeph Sholom Executive Committee
Congregation Kol Ami's Men's Club Meeting 7 p.m. ORT
(evening chapter) Bowling 9 p.m.
Congregation Schaarai Zedek and Palma Ceia United Methodist
Church: Joint Thanksgiving Service at Paima Ceia United
Methodist Church, Bay to-Bay at Dale Mabry, 10 a.m. Open to
FRIDAY, Nov. 28
(Condleiighting time 5:14)
the world. But where I can do
something even something
small that's where I've got to
At present. Abie Nathan is
engaged in a program to help
ease the situation ot some of the
senior citizens in Israel, raising
money and collecting clothing
and furniture tor them. He is also
enlisting volunteer'- to visit the
eiderly, to bring them not meals,
to establish clubs for them.
WHAT MAKES \bie Nathan
"Im more than iust a wan-
dering Jew who observes and
moves on. I've been through it all
poverty, hunger, suffering,
wars. And whenever I tried to
assist I found that it brought at
least some comfort even if only
in small ways. And if I can do
anything at all, it gives me a deep
sense of satisfaction.
"At least this way I feel that
I'm living all the time. Hell, if I
didn't think I could so some of
these things. Id just pack
'.ags and leave. What wot
need here.' What ould I jo?
"But f. don t leave. Thin0
>edone. ^
THERE IS little doubt rt
\bie Nainan tnjoys his role
eader and social catalyst. Tb
s also littie doubt that he feels)
3 accomplishing methag
-his. more than any thing ,
nves him arofound satisfaction.
There nave been many trio
abroad because Abie Nathil
teels that he has to go an> puJ
where he can help. But he spend
most of his time in I sraei, and hci
devotes most of his energies tol
the questions of peace and the]
quality of Life in Israel.
"I know a lot of people i_
I'm naive. I'm not ashamed.
that because I know that a lot c
people are joining me andth
we're getting things done."
Synopsis of the Weekly Torah Portion
Vayishah j
VAYISHLAH Jacob and his family journeyed on toward
Canaan. One night a stranger came upon Jacob and began to
wrestle with him. All night long they wrestled but the man could
not defeat Jacob.
When day broke, Jacob knew that it was an angel of the
Lord who had wrestled with him. The angel declared: "Jacob,
you shall be called Israel from this day forth. 'Israel' means you
have wrestled with God and have survived!"
Now Jacob sent messengers ahead to his brother Esau with
words of greeting and friendship. The messengers returned with
the report that Esau was on his way toward Jacob with 400 men.
Jacob was frightened and divided his people into two groups, so
that if Esau attacked, at least one group might escape.
And Jacob sent his servants to meet Esau with rich
presents cows, camels, sheep, and oxen.
When the two brothers met. Jacob was overjoyed to behold
Esau. Esau accepted the gifts and the two parted, united in
brotherly love.
And Jacob came home to Canaan with his family and his
possessions. And his father Isaac died at the age of 180 years.
(Genesis 32:436:43).
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\ President of Israel Yitzhak Navon (right), at Tel Aviv University, meets and encourages
[participants in the University's Community Involvement Program, lending a hand to a
special project.
New Methods to Search for Oil
A new procedure for processing seismic data for
I charting subsurface layers in search for oil has
been developed based on an idea of the late Prof.
Zipora Alterman of the Department of
Geophysics and Planetary Sciences of Tel Aviv
| University.
Prof. Alterman 'a original idea, which she
| worked on in collaboration with several colleagues
and students, was to describe the propagation of
seismic waves underground using sophisticated
mathematical techniques. Several research
groups throughout the world continued intensive
| studies on this method.
A remarkably original idea of Prof. John
I Claerbout of Stanford University showed how one
can use these techniques to obtain a clear picture
of the structure of subsurface layers from
| seismograms observed on the surface.
National Committee for Labor Israel-Israel
I Histadrut Campaign will celebrate the 60th
anniversary of Histadrut in Israel at a luncheon
| Dec. 6 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.
Speakers will include Lane Kirkland, president,
lAFI.-CIO: Ephraim Evron, Israeli Ambassador
|to the United States; Sol C. Chaikin, president,
ILGWU: and Matthew Schoenwald, chairman,
IAmerican Trade Union Council for Histadrut
I C).
J.C. Turner, president, International Union of
I Operating Engineers, will present the major
address at the annual conference of the ATUC,
| which will take place before the luncheon.
What is currently a waste product of coal-
haled power plants could be recycled instead and
pro\ ale valuable raw material for the cement,
concrete, and road-building industries, according
to research at the Technion Israel Institute of
Reuse of the material could also reduce
pollution to the environment by the dust, called
pulverized fly ash" (PFA).
The material is currently filtered by elec-
trostatic precipitators in the coal plants
smokestacks before being allowed to become
A fortified settlement on the road to Jerusalem
from l.mmaus (Latrun), which served as an
important strategic area and a military and
civilian base for guarding access to Jerusalem,
has been discovered by Tel Aviv University
archaeologists. The fortified settlement, Hurvat
Mazad, served over the course of centuries as a
strategic point and a way station on the ancient
road linking Jerusalem to Mediterranean Sea
Ports, particularly Jaffa.
The Tel Aviv University team, headed by Dr.
Moshe Fisher of the Archaeology Division of the
Uassical Studies Department, discovered a
Hasmonean fortress which, during the period of
Alexander Janai (103-76 BCEI, must have been
Important in warding off the Seleucid enemy. The
tK- ,s truck and strong walla, its area divided between
uving quarters and storage sections. On each
?We, a strong, square watch tower commanded a
okout of the entire area.
the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
Emunah Women National President Shirley
Billet noted that the event will raise funds for the
million-dollar Emunah Women of America
Community College in Baka, Jerusalem, with
special focus on its newest training institute,
The Sally and Alta Solomon School for Geriatric
Nursing. The school is the first of its kind for
young women in Jerusalem, and will help fill a
serious void in the area of geriatric health care in
Fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg,
actress-dancer Ann Miller and the president of
B'nai B'rith Women, Grace Day, were to be
recipients of the 1980 Women of Achievement
Awards of the Women's Division of the Anti-
Defamation League Appeal at a luncheon
Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Hotel Pierre in New
Mrs. Lionel M. Levey is general chairman of
ADL's Women's Division. Actress Blanche
Baker, who won an Emmy for her portrayal of
teen-ager Anna Weiss in Holocaust, and received
the 1979 Woman of Achievement Award, is
honorary chairman of the event. Mrs. Lynda
Nitabach is luncheon chairman. Mrs. Carrie Bock
is co-chairman.
Diane Von Furstenberg, who now heads a
fashion, fragrance and cosmetics empire, began
her career in 1970 with a $30,000 loan and no
experience in the highly competitive world of
fashion. Ann Miller, star of the Broadway hit
Sugar Babies, began her entertainment career at
the age of 11 when she moved from Houston to
Hollywood and auditioned at RKO Studios. Her
auditioners, who signed her to a seven-year
contract, believed she was 18.
Two Jewish University presidents and the
president of the Rabbinical Council of America
will occupy featured positions on the program of
the National Convention of the Orthodox Union
Thanksgiving weekend in Boston.
Dr. Norman Lamm, president of Yeshiva
University; Dr. Bernard Lander, president, Touro
College; and Rabbi Sol Roth, president, Rab-
binical Council of America, will each deliver major
presentations to the convention body on Nov. 27
to 30 at the Sheraton-Boston Hotel.
Emunah Women of America will hold the
organizations Diamond Key Dinner on Dec. 7 at
The United Synagogue of America, the
congregational arm of the Conservative
movement, is supporting the "grass roots"
movement which is collecting thousands of
signatures affirming that "United Jerusalem is
an integral part of the sovereign State of Israel
and its capital City."
Organizer of the petition drive is the Ad Hoc
Committee for a Unified Jerusalem, Eternal
Capital of Israel, Lake Success, N.Y., and
spearheading the drive is Rabbi Seymour
Baumrind, spiritual leader of the Lake Success
Jewish Center, a Conservative movement
synagogue and member of the United Synagogue.
Many church groups and non-Jews are par-
ticipating in the petition drive, according to
Rabbi Baumrind, who said the petitions are being
collected from the people of the United States to
I the people of Israel.
Envoy Evron on Griddle
For Muffing GOP Ties
Continued from Page 1
even earlier when he occupied
lesser diplomatic posts in the
U.S. One official accused him of
"unstatesmanlike" conduct for
naming Israel's friends and foes
in the new Congress on an Israel
television interview.
The government has made no
effort to conceal its pleasure with
Reagan's election victory. Acting
Prime Minister Yigael Yadin
declared on a radio interview,
after the weekly Cabinet session
which he chaired in Begin s
absence, that Reagan's positions
on Israel are "much closer to our
national consensus."
HE CITED Reagan's cam-
paign positions and statements
in which the Republican can-
didate branded the Palestine Lib-
eration Organization as a ter-
rorist organization and rejected
the contention by the Carter Ad-
ministration that Israel settle-
ments in the occupied territories
are illegal.
Yadin said Reagan's state-
ments on Jerusalem and a Pales-
tinian state were "more positive"
and "much more accom-
modating" from Israel's point of
view. Several other ministers also
praised Reagan's positions.
Foreign Minister Shamir did not
disagree with the hopes ex-
pressed for closer Israeli-U.S. ties
under a Reagan administration.
He cautioned, however, that it
is still too early to know who will
hold the key offices in the Reagan
Administration. Whoever they
are, they are likely to have a
crucial impact on policy-making
after the new Administration
takes office, he said.
Shamir also contended that the
Israel Embassy sought to culti-
vate contacts with Reagan's sup-
porters during the campaign
while at the same time it was
careful not to stray beyond the
I bounds of diplomatic propriety.
Sen. Church Refuses Zionists'
Jabotinsky Centennial Medal
Con tinned from Page 1
test of a man'8 moral fitness to
hold office."
HE ADDED that "I have
great respect for the integrity of
the American political process
and also for the rights, beliefs
and prayers of the American
Church, a liberal Democrat
who was defeated for reelection
on Nov. 4, also declared that
"Our political and religious free-
doms are cornerstones of our
system and should not be under-
mined. Israel's security and
America's freedom are inextrica-
bly bound together" and "I shall
continue to fight for both."
Telegraphic Agency that "the
telegram should not have been
addressed to me in the first place.
I was not the one who decided
who received the awards."
Hacohen stressed that he
shared the views of Church as
expressed in the telegram that
was read to him over the phone
by the JTA. "I deeply regret it
that Church, who is a staunch
friend of Israel, refused the
award," he said.
Falwell told reporters that he
was a Zionist and friend of Israel
for 25 years. He said support of
Israel wass one of the tenets of
Moral Majority.
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The Coming War for Ronald Reagan's Mind
Continued from Page 1
since the Soviet invasion of
Afghanistan and even more so
since the Iraqi attack on Iran. In
the eyes of many of Carter's
policy advisers, Israel became an
American liability instead of a
dependable friend in a
treacherous area.
National Security Adviser
Zbigniew Brzezinski, par-
ticularly, envisioning a firm
American- Arab alliance against
the Soviet "arc of encroachment"
around the Persian Gulf, con-
sidered Israel an obstacle to this
entente whose task he conceived
to be to protect the oil fields ol
the Gulf littoral on which we are
so dependent.
The inevitable conclusion was
that the Arab-Israeli enmity,
considered to be the main block
in achieving this entente, had to
be eliminated as a factor. The
only way Washington saw that
this could be done was by
compelling Israel to bow to Arab
demands for Palestine Arab
autonomy an Arab state west
of the Jordan.
WE KNOW that the Arab-
Israeli relationship is only one of
many disruptive factors in the
Middle East and by no means
the most important, as recent
events have shown but the
Carter administration found it
easier to believe that once this
issue was resolved, unity could be
established in the Middle East.
President Carter, of course,
strongly denies that his ad-
ministration has gone so far in
surrender to the Arabs and in-
sists that he is opposed to
establishment of a Palestine
Arab state on the West Bank,
refusing to acknowledge that
American policy was drifting so
fast towards statehood for the
Arabs as to make its ultimate
acceptance inevitable.
This is not to say that Carter
was prepared to sell Israel down
the Jordan, but he was prepared
to seek to extract from Israel the
concessions he thought necessary
to satisfy the Arabs he was
courting and these, undoubtedly,
would eventually have involved
acceptance of an Arab state.
It is questionable whether
Carter ever realized the
dichotomy of his position on
Palestine. Long-standing
American policy (which Carter
accepted and observed) refused
to recognize Israel's claim to
Jerusalem even to the new city
which was almost exclusively
Jewish in population but which,
under the United Nations par-
tition plan, was to have been part
of an internationalized zone.
MADRID Leading'
refusenik scientist Victor
Brailovsky has been arrested at
his home in Moscow, according to
information received by the!
Robert F. Drinan Human Rights
Information Center. The charge,1
dissemination of false in-
formation about the Soviet
Union, carries a maximum
sentence of three years in prison.
During his eight years as a
refusenik, Brailovsky has met
openly with Western journalists
and scientists. He led a scientific
seminar which held an in-
ternational symposium in April
of this year.
It was his Jewish cultural
activity, however, which led to
threats of arrest from the KGB.
As editor of the Jewish un-
derground journal, Jews in the
USSR, he insisted on the right of
cultural identity promised in the
YET THE United States gave
a de facto recognition to the
Jordanian seizure of the eastern
part of the city by continuing to
maintain a consulate there. We
have never had a consulate in
Jewish Jerusalem or recognized it
as the capital of Israel. To this
day, with Jerusalem united, the
consulate in East Jerusalem
operates as an entity independent
of the embassy to Israel in Tel
Carter was sincere, I believe,
when he fervently insisted that
Jerusalem must remain un
divided while, at the same time,
he argued that its future had to
be decided by negotiation. Did he
foresee an undivided Jerusalem,
overwhelmingly Jewish in
population, under international
jurisdiction, under Arab rule or
what? He was apparently fully
decided that East Jerusalem
could not remain under Jewish
sovereignty, and his anger was so
great when the Knesset
proclaimed Jerusalem eternally
indivisible and the capital of
Israel that the United States
joined in the United Nations in
condemnation of Israel a
logical position in the light of the
many previous U.S. votes
assailing Israel for its actions in
"occupied" East Jerusalem.
During the past six months or
more, there has been a systematic
exclusion of Israel from
American military planning for
the Middle East. For reasons of
political policy rather than of
military strategy, we have ap-
parently eliminated Israel from
our planning and from a role in
the defense of the area. Instead,
we are basing our hopes on Egypt
and Saudi Arabia. We have air
force elements based in Saudi
Arabia, and we are conducting
joint military training operations
with the Egyptians.
JIMMY CARTER, it must be
said, was and remains something
of an enigma. There is no doubt
he thought himself sincere in his
protestations of friendship for
Israel, and there must have been
some religious considerations at
work in this reborn Christian. He
gave every evidence of high
regard for Jews I don't think
there ever before were so many
Jews in cabinet and high-level
policy roles in any ad-
But he had a strong sense of
self-righteousness and an almost
messianic belief in his own
judgment, so much so as to
convince himself he knew what
was best for Israel and to resent
bitterly any opposition.
The Israelis and many
American Jews could not always
agree with the course he wanted
followed. Anxiously watching the
gyrations of American policy,
standing up to the pressures from
Washington, facing frequent
expressions of official American
disapproval as in the United
Nations voting, experiencing the
difficulties of reaching agreement
with Washington on crucial
questions like arms and oil, most
Israelis and many American
Jews lost belief in Carter's
sincerity and credibility. That
was why so many American Jews
abandoned their traiditonal
political stance and crossed over
to vote for Reagan.
IT IS one of the ironies of our
times that Jews, always to be
found in their majority on the
liberal side of the battlements,
are most often betrayed by their
liberal or leftist associates. Think
of the sorry record of the British
Labor Party, of the support being
given the Palestine Liberation
Organization by the Social
Democratic regimes in Germany
and Austria, of the enmity of the
Warsaw Pact countries.
There is another irony in the
the White House was not
Kennedy, Johnson or Carter but
the feckless Nixon, whatever his
motives. The most ardent
supporters of Israel are not to be
found among the liberals but in
the ranks of the rightwing
professional military men who
see the Soviet Union as the
ultimate threat and Israel as the
only dependable island of anti-
Communism in the Middle East,
and who admire the combat
capabilities of the Israeli forces.
Ronald Reagan, if we are to go
by his words, which are all we
have to go on so far, shares this
appreciation of Israel. He told a
Jewish group early in the
campaign that "Israel is the only
stable democracy we can rely on
in a spot where Armageddon
could come. The greatest
responsibility the United States
has is to preserve peace, and we
need an ally in that area. We
must prevent the Soviet Union
from penetrating the Mideast.
The Nixon Administration
successfully moved them out; if
Israel were not there, the U.S.
would have to be there."
has stressed that "an undivided
city of Jerusalem means
sovereignty for Israel over that
city." He did not deviate from
these positions throughout the
We can take cheer from this
position, but let us not exult
before we see what happens.
Reagan will enter office
surrounded by a diverse
collection od aides and advisers:
The generals and legislators
who share the views he has
expressed on Israel;
The powerful group of
financial backers and advisers
who will be preeminently con-
cerned about oil;
A powerful element with
close Arab ties Schultze, who
many be Secretary of State and
who is affiliated with Blechtel,
which has billions in contracts in
the OPEC states;
Fluor, who heads a vast
construction empire with ex-
tensive Saudi construction
contracts, and who only recently
tried to prevent the appearance of
an Israeli professor in an Aspen
Former Secretary of the
Treasury William Simon, now the
chairman of the boards of two
major Saudi Arabian investn,
concerns here; e
who ha tod aid to Israel
period of reassessment;
# Former Secretary 0f Sti
Henry Kissinger, whose oW
role in the Middle East will nL
be fully exposed, and who held,
arms for Israel at a cruc
moment in the Yom Kippur Wi
And the oil compij
executives with whom Rea,
has always been friendly.
support will be the hundreds
thousands of fundamentalists
the reborn Christians who
ardently supported his electic,
bid. They are on the other sidee
the barricade on many issues i
concern to American Jews I
they are among the strong
supporters of Israel.
Their support is not based i
politics or sentiment but on I
religious beliefs. The
Testament says that
millenium will come only
the ingathering of the Jei
Palestine. Therefore, to t,
Israel is a fulfilment of biblu
Pressures on Reagan in
months to come will be many i
strong, and the shape of
coming era in the history
American-Israeli relations wiDl
determined by the outcome of t_
struggle these disparate groupl
will wage for control of Reagan]
Human Rights Confab
Pressure Brought to Bear On Soviets
Continued from Page 1
graphic Agency, "We waited till
the last minute to try and have
our issue debated on the con-
ference floor. Now, as it seems
evident that the Soviets will not
agree to any conceivable solution,
we plan to go ahead with our
The Conference for European
Security and Cooperation is
attended by delegations from 33
European countries plus the
United States and Canada. It
was convened to study the appli-
cations and implications of the
agreement signed in Helsinki.
For the last six weeks, while the
delegates held preparatory talks,
the Soviet delegation and repre-
sentatives of other East
European countries tried to block
any serious discussion of these
The Jewish groups now plan
several spectacular actions to
help to focus world pubUc opinion
on the plight of Soviet Jewry.
Next month, the chief rabbis of
most West European countries
will demonstrate outside the
meeting hall and later call a press
conference to air the issue. The
chief rabbis of France, Britain,
Italy, West Germany and Den-
mark are due to sttend and
others might join then .
THE TITULAR heads of
Western Europe's two largest
Jewish communities. Baron
Alain de Rothschild, president of
the Representative Council of
French Jews (CRIF) and Labor
MP Greville Janner, president of
the Board of Deputies of British
Jews, are also due to arrive in
Madrid next month. Parliamen-
tarians from 14 West European
countries are also due in the
Spanish capital next month and
will ask to be heard by the
Conference's presidium to offici-
ally raise the question of Soviet
violations of Jewish rights in
spite of the Helsinki agreement
and concrete Russian pledges.
Three Russian Jewish women
whose husbands and sons have
been unable to leave the Soviet
union plan to start a hunger
strike in front of the conference
hall. A spokesman for the women
said that they will keep their
silent vigil outside the hall in
r'te of the cold and rain until
y feel that their problem is
likely to be examined by the
The hall where the delegates
meet and have been haggling for
the last few months is like a
fortress cut off from the rest of
the world and, some say, reality.
Spanish policemen with a long
experience in wielding batons are
keeping the area clear of all
demonstrates, and Jewish
activists have been unable until
now to enter the meeting hall
building to meet delegates or pre-
sent their cases. Even newsmen
have a hard time gaining admit-
tance to the building. The
Spanish authorities apparently
are trying to give the conference
as low a profile as possible.
SEVERAL organizations not
connected with the Brussels
Conference on Soviet Jewry, such
as the Union of Councils for
Soviet Jewry, are also active in
the Spanish capital They had
planned a major press conference
with Ida Nudel's sister, liana
Friedman. It was canceled at the
request of the American delega-
tion which hoped at the time to
reach a compromise apreer
on the agenda with the Sov
All of the Jewish activists i
Madrid pay tribute to the roH S(
played by the head of the AmeriBjUo
can delegation during the preliBj0[[
minary talks, Washington "ttorl,
ney, Max Kampelman They )",.'
that Kampelman's request iB0'11'
postpone major action on behig| Th
of Soveit Jewry was not
vated by a desire to push
matter into a corner but to hav< j
valid platform for a long
thorough discussion of
The Socialist internal
which is also meeting in Ma
though not connected with^
Security and Cooperation
ference, is expected to exan
the situation of Soviet Jewry *l
the request of the Israeli dele-B^
gation led by Labor Party dui-B (
man Shimon Peres. I
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