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]
Creation Date:
January 23, 1981
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v. : ill. ;


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

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weJewisti Floridi&n
Mume 3 Number 4
Of Tampa
Tampa, Florida Friday, January 23,1981
Price 35 Cent*
Campaign Goal, $1 Million Dollars for 1981!
Over 1,200 members of the
Tampa Jewish community
articipated together in what was
(escribed as an "explosive, spine-
ngling night to make us proud
\i our heritage" at the per-
ormance of "Proclaim Liberty"
st Sunday evening at the
ram pa Theatre.
The performance of "Proclaim
Liberty" marked the official
inauguration of the 1981 Tampa
Jewish Federation / United
Jewish Appeal Campaign.
Michael L. Levine, 1981 Cam-
paign Chairman announced the
community's campaign goal as
1 Million Dollars. "This is not a
figure picked out of a hat, but one
that is based on very real and
necessary needs for the people of
Israel and World Jewry, as well
as within our own Tampa Jewish
Community," Levine stated.
Marilyn Smith Keynotes
omen's Division Luncheon
Campain Leadership Announced
Levine also has announced the
following appointments to
campaign leadership positions:
Campaign Vice Chairmen, Les
Barnett, Joel Karpay and Goldie
Shear. Pacesetters Chairman is
Herbert Friedman, and Cc-
Chairmen are Jim Shimberg and
Michael Kass. Heritage Division
Co-Chairmen are Herbert
Swarzman and Dr. Carl Zielonka.
Heading the Special Gifts
Division is Roger Mock and Co-
Chairman is Terry Aidman.
Arthur Skop has been appointed
to head the Telethon Campaign.
The Tampa Jewish Fed-
eration Women's Division will be
chaired by Nancy Linsky and
Franci Rudolph. Kay Jacobs is
Chairman of the First Ladies
Division with Janet Kass and
Blossom Leibowitz as Co-
Chairmen. Nellye Friedman and
Joan Saul will chair the Pace-
setters. The Sustainers Division
is headed by Lili Kaufmann with
Doris Rosenblatt and Shirley
Soloman as Co-Chairmen. Sue
Forman will serve as Chairman of
the Vangard Division with
Michelle -Goldstein as Co-
Chairmen. Sue Formann will
serve as Chairman of the Van
gard Division with Michelle
Goldstein as Co-Chairman. The
Essential Division is headed by
Linda Blum and Marlene
Steinberg. Leslie Aidman with
Barbara Goldstein and Aida
Weissman will be in charge of the
Community Division and Anne
and Becky Margolin will be in
charge of the Telethon Division.
"We are most grateful to these
dedicated volunteers who have
assumed positions of respon-
sibility," Levine commented.
"We will need hundreds of ad-
ditional volunteers to complete
our task and I encourage
members of our community to
participate by calling the
Federation office, 872-4451 to
offer their services."
Tampa Jewish Federation
Women's Division Campaign Co-
thairmen Nancy Linsky and
pranci Rudolph have announced
his year's Pacesetters event at
home of Mrs. Herbert
Friedman. Feb. 4, 1981, at 11:30
Marilyn Smith, Miami, is the
keynote speaker for this luncheon
pr women whose commitment to
|h.' 1981 Tampa Jewish
federation campaign is SI,000 or
. Chairmen of the Pace-
tttora Division are Nellye
Friedman and Joan Saul.
Mrs. Smith is currently the
lational UJA Campaign
[raining Chairman; Secretary,
Executive committee Board of
Directors of the Greater Miami
federation; Chairman Big Gifts
Division; Member, National
Cabinet CJF Women's
Division. She participated in
Swarzman, Zielonka Named
Heritage Division Chairmen
Marilyn Smith
the 1976 Second Annual Brussels
Conference on Soviet Jewry and
was Co-founder of the Greater
Miami Federation Young
Women's Division. Currently
Mrs. Smith is completing her
degree in Jewish Studies. ____
Herb Swarzman and Dr. Carl
Zielonka have been appointed Co-
Chairmen of the Heritage
Division ($1,000 and over) of the
1981 Tampa Jewish
Federation / United Jewish
Appeal Campaign. In making the
appointment, Mikie Levine,
General Campaign Chairman
said, "We have called upon two
community veterans to head this
all-important campaign division,
They know the importance of the
need for growth in our campaign
and I am confident that they will
build the Heritage Division with
' many new contributors as well as
meaningful increases."
Swarzman currently serves
as Treasurer of the Federation
and headed the Federation's
Budget committee. He is a
member of the TJF Board of
Directors and Executive Com-
mittee. Swarzman has served in
previous campaigns in various
capacities. He was a delegate to
the National Republican Party
Convention and is involved in
local and national politics.
Dr. Carl Zielonka is a past
chairman of the Federation
Campaign, is Vice President of
the Federation and serves as
Chairman of the Community
Dr. Carl Zielonka, Co-chairman Herb Swarzman, Co-chairman
Heritage Division, 1981 Heritage Division, 1981
Tampa Jewish Federation^ Tampa Jewish Federation'/.
United Jewish Appeal Campaign United Jewish Appeal Campaign
Relations Committee. He is a
member of the National UJA
Young Leadership Cabinet and
serves as the Florida Regional
Chairman of Young Leadership.
The Heritage Division is now
being formed and will hold its or-
ganizational meeting on Wed-
nesday, Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m. at the
Federation office.

Now hats it's Official
Will Anything Change for Israel Under Reagan and Bush?
senior American Jewish
leader said here that
Israelis were "having pipe
dreams" if they thought
that the Reagan Adminis-
tration was going to base
its Middle East policy
solely on a close security
relationship with Israel.
Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg, vice
president of the World Jewish
Congress, told the Board of
Deputies of British Jews that
although President Reagan had
"tremendous goodwill" for
Israel, and the Palestine Libera-
tion Organization would be a
"non-starter" once he was in
office, it would be wrong to
presume that there would be no
more problems between the
Jewish State and the White
HERTZBERG, who stopped
here en route to the World Jewish
Congress assembly in Jerusalem,
ridiculed Israeli commentators
who had deduced from Reagan's
election statements that Israel
would now be regarded as a "first
class strategic asset" by
America's military thinkers.
Noting that Reagan had been
given a mandate to be tough with
the Russians, Hertzberg said
Reagan was probably the only
American President who could go
to Moscow to make a global
agreement with the Soviet
leadership. "At that moment, I
would worry about Israel,"
Hertzberg added.
In the meantime, Israel's
friends in the United States
would find that it would be
"business as usual" with the
incoming Administration and
that they would have to "fight
out the problems one by one," he
said. Hertzberg also noted that
1 the Reagan transition team was
strongly opposed to setting up a
"Jewish desk" in the White
House like that under the Carter

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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, January 23, |
Sarah Davis, daughter of Linda Davis, licks her lips in antici-
pation of the good food which will come from the recipes in
the Jewish Community Center Cookbook. Danny Rosenthal,
son of Alice and Stanley Rosenthal, just dreams about the good
food Barbara Richman was all smiles on when presented with
the first cookbook dedicated to her for her love and devotion
given to the children in the JCC Pre-School.
JCC Cookbook
Loves Richman
Jackie Junas, Co-chairman
of the JCC Pre-School Cook
book Committee.
The Jewish Community Center
Cookbook, newly arrived from
the presses, was dedicated to
Barbara Richman, Director of the
JCC Pre-School. This surprise
honor was managed by the cook-
book committee of Pre-School
mothers. Jane Finkelstein and
Jackie Junas were co-chairman of
this project under Nancy
Verkauf, president of the Pre-
School Parent Teacher Group.
The dedication begins, 'Many
professionals and volunteers
have contributed over the years
to the success of the Jewish
Community Center Pre-School,
but the one outstanding in-
dividual whose influence is felt in
each classroom, each lesson plan,
by each teacher and most of all in
the loving eyes of each child is
Barbara Richman."
Jane Finkelstein, one of the
cookbook chairmen said, "We
wanted to show Barbara our ap-
preciation for all the love she
gives each day to our children."
Cookbook Committee members
in addition to Finkelstein and
Junas are Marie Simon, Carol
Weinstein, Susan Gluckman.
Thelma Karp. Deah Davidson,
Jeanne Sandberg, Gloria
Berkowitz. Nancy Linsky. Jane
Spector, Erin Carp and Joan
Goldstein. The cover design was
by Marie Simon.
Richman has been at the JCC
for the past eight years, first as a
teacher for two years and for the
past six years as the director of
the Pre-School. She has directed
the summer day camp for the
youngest campers. Camp K'Ton-
Ton each summer since she
joined the JCC staff. The Pre
School program has grown under
her guidance to include many
aspects of early childhood
development including sports,
music, arts, crafts and all her
programs try to include the
"But, remember," said one
parent, "What she gives the most
of, is LOVE!"
In addition to traditional
Jewish recipes there are recipes
for "Friendship." "A Growing
Boy" and one for "A Happy
Family." Many people con-
tributed their long-time favorite
recipes for this cookbook and it is
full of good recipes by some of
Tampa's finest cooks.
The books may be purchased
at the desk at the Jewish
Community Center for $6.00.
Activity Program fa spam
Conouaaioa and farfd at the
Kosher Lunch Menu
of Um Swkv CUim'a N.trRio. ai
by the HMsbonwf k Coaty
uttkeJewfahCoHyC^Ur MarUy.
-, 872-4461. Una djwi U rfcf
WEEK OF JAN. 26-30
Monday: Beef Pattie with Gravy, Ranch Style Beans, Spinach,
Apricots and Pears, Whole Wheat Bread, Ginger Snaps,
Coffee or Tea
Tuesday: Baked Fish with Tarter Sauce, Grits, Tomatoes and
Okra, Fruit Cocktail, Italian Bread, Apple Juice, Coffee or
Wednesday: Roaat Beef with Gravy, Whipped Irish Potatoes,
Yellow Squash, Tossed Salad with Tomato Wedge, French
Dressing, Whole Wheat Bread, Orange Juice, Coffee or Tea
Thursday: Shake and Bake Chicken, Yellow Corn Mixed
Greens, Grated Carrot Salad, Biscuits. Fresh Fruit. Coffee
or Tea
Fridav Ropa Vieia, Mixed Vegetable, Rice, Slaw, Whole Wheat
BreexTPaanut Butter Chewies, Coffee or Tea
Staff Attends Two Workshops
The staffs of Tampa Jewish
Social Service and the Senior
Project of the Jewish Community
Center have recently participated
in two separate workshops to
enhance staff effectiveness in
dealing with the problems of the
The Gerontology Alcohol Pro-
ject of Florida Mental Health
Institute provided a one day
training program focused on
alcoholic intervention. Special
attention was given to working
with the family members and
other important people in the
alcoholics life. In addition,
participants were provided cog-
nitive knowledge about the ways
in which alcoholism affects the
alcoholic and his-her family.
The second workshop, "Issues
in Sexuality." was provided by
the Family Service Association of
National Councel
Of Jewish Women
Barbara Mandell, a national
vice-president of NCJW will be
the speaker when the Tampa
Section of JCJW honors its Life
Members Monday, Jan. 26, 11:30
a.m. at the Admiral Benbow Inn.
In addition to her NCJW
office, Mandell is also a member
of the National Board of the
Council of Jewish Federations.
From the breadth of her ex-
perience she will speak on Jewish
affairs, both nationally and inter-
Reservations for the day may
be made with Mrs. Julius
Tannen. The luncheon is $6.00.
All Past Presidents of Tampa
Section. National Council of
Jewish Women will be serving as
hostesses for the day
Kol Ami
Conducts Service
The members of Congregation
Kol Ami's Sisterhood will
conduct the Friday Night service
on Jan. 23 at the Community
Lodge on Waters and Ola at 8
p.m. This special service is being
held in conjunction with National
Women's League Anniversary
Shabbat. An Oneg Shabbat will
follow the Service.
Tu B'Shevat
The students of Congregation
Kol Ami's Religious School
celebrated Tu B'Shevat last
Tu B'Shevat is known in the
Talmud as the "New Year of the
Trees." It celebrated the
beginning of Spring in Israel. At
this time of year, the earth once
again turns green and trees begin
to blossom.
Each student in the school
potted a small house plant in
celebration of the holiday.
Additionally, each class used its
Tzedakah collection for that week
to purchase a tree in Israel from
the Jewish National Fund.
Special packages of fruits grown
in Israel such as raisins, dates
and almonds were received by
each child.
Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal said,
"We would have loved to
celebrate Tu B'Shevat by plant-
ing a tree on the building site of
our new Synagogue. However, we
did not want to start landscaping
the site indiscriminately so we
did the next beat thing by allow-
ing our students a chance to
plant something with their own
hands and then enjoying it at
Greater Tampa. Ms. Joan
McCluney. sex therapist with
Family Counseling tenter of
Pinellas County, led the work
shop. Ms. McCluney provided
definitions and clarification on
the cultural impact of sexuality
in our lives. Films were presented
to help participants gain comfort
in responding to the sexual needs
of the young and the aging
Participating in one or both.
these workshops were AnneU.11
ACSW. Exec. I)ir Harr.
Cohen, ACSW, Social Work?
Christy Reddish, lWttiemJ
Coordinator; Rhonda Stuan
student intern and Donna Davis
Dale Johnson, Sandra Gould 4
Marjorie Arnaldi, all Senior ftJ
ject staff.
On The
A new Alachua County Court
Judge is Stan R. Morris, tht
son of Louis and Doris Afbrrii
^idjgijiggg^: Congressman Jim Nelligan (R., Pa.) is pictured with his wife
Jean (the former Jean Kessler of Tampa) and their son, Jimmy.
Nelligan is a newly elected member of Congress and many
Tampans went to Washington for his swearing in. (See "Whirl
About Town")
Private Conservative Day School
Experienced Full-time Judaica Teacher needed for private conser-
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and experience. Please send complete resume to Hillel5cnooi o
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Minnie Posner, President
Albert Aronovitz
Auxiliary 373,
Jewish War Veterans
Leah Eisenman, President
Florida State Department
Jewish War Veterans
Jewish War Veterans
Auxiliaries Events
Jewish War Veterans Aux-
iliary State Department
President, Leah Eisenman,
Miami, will make her official visit
to the West Coast Auxiliaries
next week. Minnie Posner,
President of the Tampa Auxiliary
and State West Coast Liaison
will travel with Eisenman on her
isits to the different groups.
They will visit the Abe Adar
Auxiliary 246 St. Petersburg
Sunday morning, and the Tampa
auxiliary Sunday evening.
Monday they will visit the
Venice / North Port Auxiliary
172. Tuesday they will be at the
Paul Surenky Auxiliary 409 in
Clearwater and Thursday they
will visit the West Pasco Aux-
iliary 506 in Port Richey.
Wednesday all the auxiliaries will
meet in Tampa at the Jewish
Community Center to organize a
West Coast Council.
For Eisenman's visit the
Tampa Auxiliary, Albert
Aronovitz 373, has planned a
buffet supper Sunday evening,
Jan. 25 at 5 p.m. at the Jewish
Community Center. At this time
Eisenman will obligate the new
members who have joined the
auxiliary in the past month.
Tampa members will be
honored for their years of service
during this visit. Eisenman will
present a thirty year pin to Edith
Stern, twenty year pins to Sarah
Hyman and Lillian Pecker, a
fifteen year pin to Esther Piper
and five year pins to Sara Levine,
Molly Rich and Pearl Rosen-
baum. Minnie Posner will receive
a hospital volunteer pin.
Gertrude Kern is chairman of
the program and supper. Serving
on her committee are Helen
Males, Sadie Wahnon, Celia
Fagan and Marquerite Spitz.
Letter to the Editor
Editor's note: This letter is in
response to petitions sent to the
United Nations protesting a
stamp to be issued commerating
"the inalienable rights of the
Palestinian people."
These petitions were sent from
Tampa as a joint endeavor of
OHT and Tampa Jewish
Federation. We refer you to the
Editorial page.
EDITOR, The Jewish Fbridian.
The Secretary-General of the
United Nations wishes to thank
you for your communication
about the forthcoming United
Nations stamp issue to com-
memorate "inalienable righto of
the Palestinian people." He
regrets, however, that the heavy
burden of his official duties
prevents him from replying to
you personally.
0. 12 December 1979, the
United Nations General As-
sembly adopted a resolution on
the question of Palestine which,
among other things, instructed
the Secretary-General to direct
the United Nations Postal Ad-
ministration to issue stamps to
publicize the inalienable righto of
the Palestinian people.
In carrying out his responsibil-
ities as Chief Administrative
Officer of the United Nations,
under the terms of the United
Nations Charter, the Secretary-
General and the members of his
staff act impartially and ob-
jectively, consistent with the
exclusively international
character of given to them by the
Assembly. The Secretary-
General does not have the
authority to prevent the im-
plementation of a resolution
adopted by the General
Assembly. A General Assembly
resolution could only be reversed
by a subsequent decision of the
General Assembly itself.
The United Nations Postal
Administration will accordingly
issue a stamp which relates to the
inalienable rights of the
Palestinian people. However, the
stamp is not, as some misleading
reports suggest, to honor the
PLO or any other organized
group. Indeed, the only in-
scription on the stamp is "The
Inalienable Rights of the
Palestinian People."
I trust that this explanation
will help to allay any misgivings
you may have about this stamp
issue. Your interest in the United
Nations is most appreciated and
I hope you will continue to
support the activities of the
Sincerely yours,
Lottie Robbins, Chief
Public Inquiries Unit
Department of
Public Information
Good Neighbor Awards Program
Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21,
the National Conference of
Christians and Jews will host its
Third Annual Good Neighbor
Awards Program. This affair will
honor eighteen persons, six each
from Clearwater, St. Petersburg
and Tampa, for their voluntary
contributions to a wide variety of
civic, religious, and humanitarian
causes. Mayors Charles LeCher
(Clearwater), Conine Freeman
(St. Petersburg) and Bob
Martinez (Tampa) will be on
hand to present Certificates of
Recognition to those persons
chosen from their respective
Good Neighbors are those
persons who give of themselves
and their time to a wide variety of
community causes. They are
persons who are active in church
work, tutorial programs, local
free clinics, interracial and in-
terreligious organizations,
service programs for the blind,
work with underprivileged
children, work for the poor or the
politically disadvantaxed.
JCC Pre-School Dinner
The Annual JCC Pre-School
Spaghetti Dinner will be held
Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Center,
2808 Horatio St. This event, back
by popular demand, is sponsored
by the JCC Pre-School parents
Committee chaired by Nancy
The dinner will be preceded by
a Pre-School Open House,
providing an opportunity for
parents of pre-schoolers, as well
as other members of the com-
munity to visit the classrooms.
This will be a unique chance for
Thai on TV
Anne Thai, Executive
Director, Tampa Jewish Social
Service, will appear on "Religion
in Today's World," the weekly
television show sponsored by the
National Conference of
Christians and Jews on Sunday,
Jan. 25. The show is seen on
WFLA-TV, Channel 8, at 7:30
Thai will be a panelist along
with Dr. Carl Christian of the
Christian Counseling Center and
Father Nicholas McLaughlin, a
marriage and family counselor at
Corpus Christi Catholic Church
Discussing "Perspectives on the
Status of American Families."
New Telephone
Numbers for
FGCS Tickets
The Bay front Center box office
is now handling all tickets for
Florida Gulf Coast Symphony
concerts in St. Petersburg. The
telephone number for the box
office is 893-7211, and concert-
goers may call seven days a week
and evenings for ticket reser-
Concertgoers who attend
Dunedin performances should
telephone the FGCS office in
Tampa on our Pinellas toll-free
line. That telephone number is
896-2486. The Tampa office is
open Monday through Friday
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is not
open after 5 p.m. or on weekends.
The telephone number to call
for tickets in Tampa is 877-7380.
For Dunedin concerto call 896-
2486. For St. Petersburg concerto
call 893-7211. For Tampa con-
certo call 877-7380.
The Hillel School of Tampa
(A Conservative Jewish Day School)
2801 Bayshore Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33609
Registration open for the 1981-82 School Year
Class Size Limited to 20
Limited Openings In Grades 2-8
Op llii
February 18
10 .m. School Library
Testing Dates
Grades 2-8 May 5 & 6,19S1
Grade 1 Individually arranged
those people who do not normally
get to see the JCC Pre-School in
action to meet the teachers, view
the equipment and learn about
the excellent pre-school program.
A kosher spaghetti dinner will
be prepared by chairman, Jackie
Junas and her committee. The
menu will consist of spaghetti
with meat sauce, salad and garlic
bread. Dessert will be offered by
the Bake Sale Committee,
coc haired by Michele Goldstein
and Greta Schiffman.
Entertainment will be provided
following dinner by John Macko,
soon to be in the Guineas Book of
World Records for his long-
running magic show. He will
present a 45-minute Magic Show.
This should be a real treat for the
youngsters and their parents
The funds raised from the
dinner and bake sale will be used
to obtain the desperately needed
quality record players for the pre-
school classrooms. The purchase
of tickets for this event will
insure not only a wonderful time
for the evening, but will insure
the purchase of the new quipment
that the JCC Pre-School Needs.
Remember: Sunday, Feb. 15,
4:30-5:30 Open House; 5-7
Dinner and 6:307:15 Magic
Tickets are available at the
JCC Office or at the door.
Adults: $2.75 if purchased in
advance, $3.25 at the door.
Children: $1.75 in advance, $2.26
at the door.
Announced the Opening
of their offices in
Brandon and Tampa
Dr. David H. RlchUr
aSsM H. Hfcaesr. aLA.
citizen's advocacy, various
programs for youth or the aged,
or any of a number of other
The NCCJ has begun spon-
soring this program because
there are many persons in our
society who do give freely of
themselves and who make life
more meaningful for so many
others around them. These are
usually persons who are not
looking for recognition, but who
richly deserve it.
Nomination forms have been
sent to a wide variety of churches
and community organizations
requesting nominations.
However, nominations are not
limited to those receiving forms
from the NCCJ office. The public
is urged to make nominations
also. The qualifications are:
(1) Dedication to both com-
munity and human betterment
(21 High marks in both per-
sonal integrity and trust-
(3) Commitment to human
equality among all persons
(4) Being a role model to which
others may aspire
Anyone in the Tampa Bay
Area meeting the above criteria is
eligible to win, and all entries will
receive careful consideration.
This year's judges consist of
former honorees. and, other
persons active in volunteer
organizations and causes.
Nomination forms may be
obtained from, and should be
returned to, the NCCJ office at
501 E. Jackson St., Suite 215,
Tampa, Fla. 33602. The deadline
for receipt of nominations is
Friday, Feb. 6.
The NCCJ is a non-profit
human relations organization,
whose purpose is to promote ac-
ceptance and respect among all
persons in our pluralistic and
democratic society. Its con-
tinuing goal is the elimination of
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, January 23,^
An Inauguration Prayer
We extend our congratulations to President
Ronald Reagan and Vice President George Bush on
their inauguration Tuesday. As our new chiefs of
state, we wish them every success.
The times ahead are fraught with peril. The
return of the 52 American hostages Tuesday should
not lull us into believing otherwise. Both at home
and abroad, the American way of life is being chal-
lenged as never before. *
It will take all of their cunning to meet these
challenges. Particularly President Reagan must bear
the burden of many agonizing decisions in the years
We join all American citizens of every per-
suasion in praying for the kind of effective leadership
that will spruce up our international image,
strengthen our determination as a people, and
commit us to guarding the nation's precious
One More Sign
One more sign of the PLO domination of the
United Nations is carried in this week's "Letter to
the Editor" column. The General Assembly of the
UN is going to issue a stamp bearing the inscription
"The Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People."
But, we are reminded by the Chief of the Public
Inquiries Unit of the Department of Public Informa-
tion of the UN, "While the Secretary-General and
the members of his staff act impartially and ob-
jectively, consistent with the exclusively inter-
national character of their obligations, they must, at
the same time, carry out the instructions given to
them by the Assembly itself."
Maybe some ought to remind the assembly that it
was the recognition of the inalienable rights of the
Palestinians which led earlier General Assemblies to
creat an Arab state, Jordan and a Jewish state,
Israel. That earlier assembly was well aware of the
history of the area and that there was no such thing
as a Palestinian people only Arabs and Jews
living in an area which was called Palestine for a very
short time.
But, the UN assures us, "The stamp is not to
honour the PLO or any other organized group."
We don't see it that way.
Let's Hear it in Yiddish
At a time when there are unrelenting prognos-
tications foretelling the doom of the Yiddish
language and Yiddish culture, there are two Yiddish
stage productions being presented in South Florida.
Obviously, the producers are banking on the fact
that all those prophets of gloom simply are wrong.
One of the things we observe about these pre-
dictions is that concerned Jews, particularly those
with facility for the Yiddish language, all too readily
Well, here is an opportunity to strike a blow in
the cause not of doom but of survival and renewed
vigor. Going to Yiddish theatre in South Florida is
one jfay of making certain that the productions will
be a success and of holding out promise for more
such productions in the future.
More important, it is a way of contributing to
the survival of the Yiddish language and Yiddish
culture, and even to their renewed vigor.
It is also a way of having some darned good fun
as we exercise the old mama loshen.
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Sinai Giveaway Regrettable
"riday, January 23, 1981
olume 3
Number 4
NOW THAT he is being
hounded out of office by public
opinion both at home and abroad,
we ought to remind ourselves
that the most surprising and
most costly error that Prime
Minister Begin made in his career
was the essentially unconditional
return of the Sinai to Egypt. This
poorly-conceived decision has ir-
retrievably changed for the worse
the course of Israel's history.
To judge from the way in
which world opinion treats Mr.
Begin, no one is even inclined to
recall that he was singlehandedly
responsible for this grandiose
sacrifice in the fruitless cause of
good intentions. It is a strategic
blunder beyond the capacity to
deal with it except in the most
negative terms. Far from
hastening the peace process as he
had imagined, it has only made it
that much thornier.
Even his far more moderate
opposition, the Labor Party,
which held governmental control
since the founding of the State
until Mr. Begin's surprising
Likud victory more than three
years ago, was opposed to ceding
the Sinai in one fell swoop with
little to speak of as quid pro quo.
THERE ARE few who would
argue that the Sinai should not
have been returned on some basis
ultimately, but it is a poor poker-
player indeed who would give
away the game even before it
l>egan. And that is precisely what
Mr. Begin did in the cause of
peace. His reward has been to be
characterized by world opinion as
a terrorist, a murderer, and "in-
transigent" negotiator.
On the other hand, Egypt's
President Sadat now stands
astride the Sinai imaged as a
humanist, a man willing to do
almost anything to come to some
accommodation with those recal-
citrant Israelis, the great and
patient arbitrator. No one talks
about his own terrorist past or
his adoration of Adolf Hitler.
No one bothers to read Sadat's
testament of political faith, pub-
lished in the form of an auto-
biography in 1978, which speaks
in the most hostile terms possible
about Israel this after his
phony, ballyhooed "peace
initiative" to Jerusalem in
November, 1977 quite as if he
dropped out of the skies without
years of earlier spadework
inuunuruted by Israel and then
continued by the two countries
until the event itself mutually
agreed upon.
REMEMBER the presentation
of the Nobel Peace Prize to both
men after their initial meeting in
Jerusalem? And Sadat's scan-
dalous refusal to go to Scan-
dinavia to accept it because Mr.
Begin had been given equal credit
for the "initiative," and after all
he, and he alone, was responsible
for it, and therefore only he alone
should be honored?
Remember Mr. Begin's dis-
astrous decision (again) to go
anyway despite the insult,
despite the lie? Remember the
revolting messianism of a porno-
graphic world press that attacked
the Nobel committee for com-
promising the worth of the prize
by giving it to both leaders, when
clearly it belonged only to Sadat?
This was the beginning of the
Begin "intransigence" label,
which the porno press pro-
For all these reasons, Mr.
Begin's Sinai giveaway will
haunt him and Israel forever
after. And then, there is yet
another consideration, the return
Tuesday of the American
hostages from their imprison-
ment in Iran.
THERE IS much debate about
what changes to expect in U.S.
policy toward Israel now that
Ronald Reagan is safely installed
in the White House. My own
inclination is to discount by
better than half all of President
Reagan's campaign palaver on
Israel and the Middle East and to
divide, by at least two, the
remainder. The left-overs may
possibly be a safe basis for future
What 1 am suggesting is that
there is little change we can hope
for. With the Sinai gone, with the
oil fields at Abu Rodeis given
away in the second most cavalier
gesture of the 20th century the
first will continue to be the U.S.
invitation to Moscow to have
their armed forces meet simul-
taneously in Berlin as a noble
conclusion to World War II we
can not anticipate that either
President Reagan or Secretary of
State Haig should alter the
course of the new U.S.-Egyptian
axis in the Middle East. After all,
did not Israel help forge it, help
downgrade its own strategic
value in the Middle East?
The return of the hostages will
make- the new Administration
even more disinclined to recast
Israel's role a posteriori, a move
that would only upset American
public opinion longing for a
return to some stability in the
area and a sense that we have
come through our dark night of
the soul with Iran, a major world
supplier of oil, naturally.
NONE OF this takes into con-
sideration the malice of the Euro-
pean Economic Community
which is perfectly willing to flush
Israel down the drain for a re-
defined guarantee of sympathetic
petropolicy with Araby.
This is why I said at the outset
that Mr. Begin's largesse was ir-
retrievably costly, not only
Israel, but also to the west
whose greed devoid of question,'
of morality makes it blind to th.
fact that the blunder wa, ,
burden not only Israel must bear
The truth, as I see it. is that
strategically, the west w(ii
ultimately rue the blunder u
well. If the protracted hostage
negotiations with Iran should
have taught the west anything at
all, it is that doing business with
the Middle East minions is an
impossible thing.
OBVIOUSLY, it has taught
neither Washington nor the EEC
a single blessed thing in terms of
Israel's difficulty in negotiating a
peace settlement with Egypt a
settlement President Sadat abso-
lutely does not want until his role
as leader of the Arab bloc is re-
That is why he is unalterably
opposed to the Jordanian option.
It's possibility for success ap-
pears to be too "risky" to him.
Success without Sadat is some-
thing Sadat will do without at all
costs.. Should not at least, Iran
have taught the west to wonder
about Sadat, and possibly also to
wonder if it is conceivable that
Israel should be wrong ("intran-
sigent") all the time?
With this ubiquitous western
blindness to the difficult
situation in which Israel finds
itself today, indeed to the dif-
ficult situation in which Israel
has found itself from the very
Ix-ginning. and with the equally
ubiquitous indifference to the
massive sacrifice Israel has made
in the cause of peace up until
now, the cost of the Israeli sac-
rifice looms larger than ever.
WHEN PUBLIC opinion no sacrifice at all
liecause it is much easier that
wuy. how can you place a price
tag on what doesn't apparently
exist? On what nobody cares to
That is Israel's greatest
dilemma today. For more,
another lime .
Israeli Exports Up Sharply
TEL AVIV (JTA) Israeli exports rose by 22.4
percent in 1980, reaching $5,326 billion, the Central
Bureau of Statistics announced. The main increase was in
industrial exports which rose by 30 percent (to $3,299
billion) followed by diamonds by 15 percent (to $1.4
billion). Agricultural exports rose only four percent, to
$070 million.
About half of the increase in value was due to dollar
inflation, as industrial exports by volume rose by only 14
percent without diamonds, which rose in volume by eight
percent to 2,326 million carats. Agricultural exports fell in
volume by 10 percent.

5] ^day. January 23, 1961
The Jewish Flpridian of Tampa
TJA Collects $287.5 Million in '80
Cash Flow Heaviest in December
NEW YORK The United
lewish Appeal collected
I SL'S7.r38.000 in 1980 for support
I of humanitarian needs of the
Jewish people in Israel and
throughout the world, Edgar L.
Madden, UJA National Cash
IChairman announced today. The
[total represents an increase of
|almost $7.5 million over 1979.
Cadden said these funds
Irepresenl allocations transmitted
[to UJA for overseas programs,
I from campaigns conducted by
(some 200 federated communities
land more than 400 non-federated
Icommunities throughout the
The UJA National
Chairman pointed out
$83,367,000 of the 1980 total was
received in the month of
December, with $21,800,000 of
that figure coming in on the last
day of the month. While
congratulating communities on
this achievement, Cadden noted
that it underscores a continuing
national problem of uneven cash
flow to the Jewish Agency in
Israel and to the worldwide
operations of the American
Jewish Joint Distribution
Committee, the principal benefi-
ciary agencies of UJA.
"The programs and services we
support require cash payment
Cash throughout the year," Cadden
that sa'd- 'This erratic cash flow has
made it necessary for the Jewish
Agency to borrow huge sums at
extremely high interest rates
simply to meet daily expenses."
To alleviate this critical
situation in 1981, the cash
chairman suggested that all
communities follow the lead of
several larger federations,
transmitting annual allocations
to UJA in proportionate monthly
amounts, rather than in one or
two lump sum payments.
"Encouraging more commu-
nities to join this growing
program will be among our
highest priorities tor 1981,"
Cadden stated. "The individual
pledge is only the first step in our
campaigns. The continuing needs
of the Jewish people worldwide
require that we step up our cash
collection efforts and transmit
funds evenly and regularly. No
campaign is truly completed until
funds are collected and trans-
mitted for the benefit of our
people around the world."
Harriet Cohn New
FAHSS President

Lecture on Life, Death and Transition
|)r Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, in
Iternationally acclaimed authority
ln death and dying, will lecture
Ion "Life. Death and Transition,"
Wednesday, Feb. 11 from 7 to 10
Ip.m. at the St. Petersburg Na-
tional Guard Armory, 3601 38
I..\ve. S. St. Petersburg and on
[Thursday, Feb. 12, 7 to 10 p.m. at
[.St Mary Magdalen Church, 861
lMaitland Ave.. Altamonte
Springs, Orlando.
Dr. Ross's talks will include
the many things she has learned
during her 15 years working as a
psychiatrist with dying persons;
about some of the symbolic
language of the dying, needs of
the terminally ill, their families,
the medical staff; children and
death: dealing with 'unfinished
business', and some of the
Arabs Must Accept Camp David,
Outgoing Envoy Linowitz Declares
President Carter's special Middle
East Ambassador Sol Linowitz
cautioned the Palestinian Arabs
|that they have "no other course"
ucept the Camp David process
lo give them full autonomy on
Itin West Hank and Gaza Strip.
There is nothing else that will
fcive the Palestinians peacefully
tvhat we are achieving," Linowitz
It old the Women's Democratic
Club in a farewell address as the
|rhiel U.S. negotiator for an Arab-
sraeli peace. "To the
Palestinians I say you are en-
titled to give us your support be-
cause you don't have an alter-
Hi decried the attempts of
"using the UN to intrude in the
lonh process that has a prospect
success" in achieving peace
land he urged sponsors of the ac-
tion-, in the UN that "they
|shouldn't do it."
| would leave his post on Inaugu-
ration Day, but he pointed out
that the Camp David process
I would continue with a session
[Wednesday in Israel and the
pledge ol President Keagan ot
'continuing the proceedings. He
also said that he believes "if we
continue to make progress
towards full autonomy King
Hussein (of Jordan) will not
remain aloof." He pointed out
that it is "a misconception to
consider the co-called Jordanian
option as a substitute for Camp
David" because the Camp David
accords "always had an option
for Jordan."
Linowitz chided the West Eu-
ropeans for their Declaration of
Venice of last June that included
association of the Palestine
Liberation Organization with the
peace process. He said that the
"Europeans have dangled an
alternative without saying how
to Kt't there." He pointed out that
"Israel is not going to sit at the
table with the PLO" and that
"Egypt has not endorsed the
European initiative."
Saying that Israeli Premier
Menachem Begin is wrongly
described as "intransigent" or
"infelexible" Linowitz pointed
out that it is Israel alone that is
being asked to give up powers on
the West Bank and Gaza.
"Egypt isn't being asked to give
up powers," and the "effort is
being made to extract that from
Israel" which fears that it must
be certain that developments will
not lead to a Palestinian state.
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At its December meeting, the
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The Jewish
De-Glamorize Them
Anti-Semites Need Tough Handling
Scholars Offer Differing \
On Political Evangelism in U.SL
NEW YORK Teen-age
perpetrators of anti-Semitic
vandalism should be "de-
glamorized and given
stiffer penalties, according
to a task force examining
the sharp rise of this type of
crime during 1980.
Dr. Mekin Tumin, Princeton
University sociologist who
The task force was convened
after ADL's 1980 audit of anti-
Semitic episodes revealed a sharp
increase over 1979. More than
two-thirds of the incidents oc-
curred in the Northeast, led by'
New York and New Jersey.
In attempting to draw a profile
of those responsible for the 377
recorded instances of vandalism,
assault or harassment against
chaired a two-day meeting of the Jews, the panel concluded on the
task force under sponsorship of basis of those arrested that most
the Anti-Defamation League of
H'nai B'rith, said judges are not
sufficiently severe in meting out
punishment in such cases. He
said sentences calling for "essays
on brotherhood and democracy"
were too light and instead
suggesteed financial restitution
to the victims.
"Anti-Semitic behavior should
be de-glamorized. It should not
represent something for which a
kid gets media attention and
prestige among his peer group,"
Dr. Tumin told a news con-
DR. TUMIN. joined at the,
press conference by Theodore'
Freedman, ADL's program!
director, and Patrick J. Murphy,
director of operations for the New
York City Police Department,
based his comments on the
findings of the task force of
educators, law enforcement
officials, social scientists,
psychiatrists and ADL staff from
seven states and the District of
wore committed by teenagers,
and that all socio-economic
groups were represented.
ACCORDING to Dr. Tumin.
the task force's call for harsher
penalties demands "more firm
and more outraged denunciations
and a requirement for restitution
to make it costly. This will de-
heroize the teenagers respon-
He said that while in some
cases young vandals may be
seeking to release personal
frustration common to
adolescence, the anti-Semitic
nature of the acts can be attri-
buted to "the transmission belts
coming from families and other
institutions where resentment of
J ews is expressed.''
In fact, he said, the rise of anti-
Semitic incidents may be just a
"tip of an iceberg." stating that
these could be an expression of "a
pervasive and deep-rooted anti-
Semitism which has lain dormant
for the past 20 or 30 years." Dr.
Tumin observed that throughout
history, Jews have been victims
of scapegoating in periods ot
economic distress, social in-
stability and international
"FOR A variety of reasons,
located in our institutions,
foreign policy-matters and the
nature of the educational system,
some of that anti-Semitism is
beginning to surface into the
open," Dr. Tumin said.
He singled out in particular
Arab propaganda which seeks to
blame Israel and its American
Jewish supporters, adding:
"The United Nations has been
a major instrument for the
transmission of anti-Semitic
ideas, especially the equation of
Zionism and racism." He said
this creates an atmosphere where
"it now seems more than ever
before fair play to go after Jews
where and when the occasion
Chief Murphy supported the
task force's recommendation that
government leaders speak out
forcefully against acts of
religious and racial vandalism to
ward off potential imitators. "It
is useful for the principal elected
official of any political juridiction
to indicate that anti-Semitic or
any other biased behavior is not
condoned in that comuunity." he
Two prominent scholars
gave differing views on the
political extremism of
Evangelical and other re-
ligious groups to 400
American Jewish leaders
here attending the 37th an-
nual plenary session of the
National Jewish Com-
munity Relations Advisory
Council (NJCRAC).
Dr. Franklin Littell, Professor
of Religion at Temple University
in Philadelphia, and a United
Methodist minister, presented a
mainline Christian view of the
Evangelicals' political activism.
Dr. William Sanford LaSor, Pro-
fessor Emeritus of Old Testa-
ment at Fuller Theological
Seminary in Pasadena, Calif.,
and a leading fundamentalist
theologian, defended the Evan-
gelicals' position on this issue.
"Whatever our differences
with the political action of the so-
called 'Moral Majority.' and with
some of us those differences are
substantial, we should argue
them out openly in the public
forum," Littell said. "This is true
as long as they debate honestly,
and avoid violence or terrorism
which they do."
phrase in the proposed NJCRAC
position paper which called
certain political activism by
Church groups "profoundly vio-
lative" of the spirit of the Consti-
tution. He argued that, for more
Jkloout 'rXou/'n
(Call me about your social news
. at 872-4470.)
Edythe Keesler recently enjoyed a most momentous occasion
when she traveled to Washington, D.C. to watch her son-in-law,
James Nelligan be sworn in at the Capitol, as a newly elected
Congressman from Pennsylvania. Married to Edythe's daughter
Jean, formerly of Tampa, the Nelligans. along with their son
Jimmy, celebrated at a reception they hosted for approximately
500 friends, family, and campaign workers following the
swearing in ceremony. Joining James, Jean and Edythe at this
happy occasion in Washington were other members of the family
including Edythe's son Martin, of Tampa, and her daughter and
son-in-law from Jacksonville, Bev and Mel Fruit, and their two
children Lori and Andrew, and family. Tampans Trudie and Phil
Brinen and Elaine and Otto Weitzenkorn, of Dade City. In
addition to the thrill of the swearing in ceremonies and related
functions and parties, Edythe and her family enjoyed sight-
seeing and visiting museums while in our nation's capital. Our
heartiest congratulations to all of you on the occasion of this
high achievement.
Louis and Doris Morris are very proud of their son, Stan,
(and they should be!) who was sworn in as Alachua County
Court Judge on the 6th of January. Stan is a graduate of Plant
High, the University of Florida and the University of Florida
Law School. He was a Captain in Military Intelligence in the
Army. Stan and his wife, Chris, are the parents of a daughter,
Jessica, and are expecting their second child. Willie and Bootsie
Oster went to Gainesville with Louis and Morris for this very
happy moment. We are very proud of Judge Morris, too!
Three rousing cheers for 10 year old Sharon (hudnow,
daughter of Elizabeth and Joel Chudnow, a 5th grader at Forest
Hills Elementary School, who was recently elected by her peers
as "Citizen of the Month." One is considered for this most illus-
trious title only after high academic achievement and school in-
volvement, but it is the student's fellow classmates who decide
the winning candidate each month. Sharon was presented with a
badge and her photo was put on display at her school, upon
being elected "Citizen of the Month." We know you must be
very proud of this marvelous honor, Sharon and rightfully so.
Our love and congratulations to you, also.
The members of Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood cordially invite
everyone to the Annual Interfaith Reception to be held Wed-
nesday, Feb. 4 at the synagogue, 2713 Bayshore Blvd., at 10:30
a.m. Representing various religions will be: Dr. Selvi Gana-
sakerki. Hindu; Mrs. Marina Rnffolo, Catholic; Mrs. Dora
Carrera, Protestant; Mis. Loella Mootjoy, Baptist; and Mrs.
Bernice Wolf, Jewish. As always, it will be a delightful and
informative gathering between the different religions. The
chairman, once again, is Ann Zack and her co-chairman is
Elaine Gotler.
Cy and Jo Woolf have just become proud Grandparents for
the eleventh time! On Jan. 6, their son and daughter-in-law.
Bob and Sandy Woolf. of Nashville, Tenn., had their fourth
child an 8 pound girl named Jenay *" They now boast
two girls andtwo boys perfectly equal family! Bob is the
Executive Director of the Jewish Community Center in Nash-
ville Many congratulations to you Cy and Jo and please extend
our beat wishes to your son and daughter-in-law.
We recently heard from ex-Tampans Bob and Ina Levine and
their children Michelle, Gary, and Lee. They now reside in San
Francisco where Hob is the partner-in-charge of the San Fran-
ciaOO office of the accounting firm l.avent hoi and Horwath. The
Levinea even sent me a chocolate tennis racket from Gharadelli
Square! However, faster than a speeding bullet, my family ate it
not even leaving me a taste of the grip or strings! Bob and
Ina really love San Francisco but wrote that they certainly do
miss their Tampa friends. We miss y'all too.
Our community certainly is proud to learn that Hope Cohn
Barnett our hardworking and most dedicated president of
Tampa Jewish Federation was recently appointed to the
National Board of Women's Division, United Jewish Appeal.
Most of you know Hope because she is always caring enough
about some volunteer project to give it her enthusiasm, time and
effort. She is married to attorney, Les Barnett, an extremely
involved and dedicated member of our Jewish community in his
own right. They are the proud parents of two adorable sons,
Irving and Ben Ari. Once again, we share the pride you must
(eel, Hope, on another one of your achievements which will
beaaflt both the Jews of Tampa and Jews worldwide.
Robin Rosenberg, corresponding secretary of Congregation
Schaarai Zedek's SCHZFTY, reports that the youth group's
calendar has been bursting with events and there are still lots of
(un activities to look forward to in the immediate future. The
youth group members recently enjoyed a Hannukah Toga Party
in Clearwatvr where limbo dancing provided an uproariously
good time for all. In December, members benefited from a most
educational program, completely dedicated to Israel. They
learned Israeli dances, saw slides from Israel, and even ate
Israeli food. Then this weekend, the 23rd through the 25th.
paid up SCHZFTY members will be having a ball at a Retreat at
Camp Indian Head. Accompanying TGYers will be other youth
group members from Sarasota, Clearwater, and Bradenton.
Lastly, members look forward to their annual fundraiser on
Monday, Feb. 9 their Gasparilla Coke Stand, held at the
parade. As you can see, SCHZFTY stays busy, whew! I'm
exhausted just writing about them!
Marilyn Burke informs us that the Congregation Kol Ami
Sisterhood will have their Sisterhood Sabbath tonight. Marilyn
Barnes will be acting as the Rabbi. Malka Isaacs will be the
Cantor, and Sylvia Levy will be giving the sermon. Other
members of the Sisterhood will be asked to assist in the
readings, also. What a lovely way to involve members of the
congregation i'l the Sabbath service.
Meet Beverly and Michael Stevens who moved to Tampa in
August from College Station, Texas where Mike was attending
Texas A&M University. Through Texas A&M. Mike has come
to Tampa for a one year internship in counseling psychology at
the University of South Florida and at the VA Hospital.
However, the Stevens hope to settle here permanently after
Mike completes his internship. Both Bev and Mike are
originally from New York. They now reside in North Dale with
their two daughters, 10 year old Lisa, who is in the 5th grade at
Carrollwood Elementary School and 6 year old Adrienne, who is
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than a century, libe,^ l
dominated Church thinkiaTk '
America, and for moetnfaS
century they have donui^!
the political scene as weL ^
"Is it any wonder that n*
servatrvea are beginning to M
that they are the ones
Constitutional rights are
violated?" LaSor asked.
Littell elaborated upon hi
distinction between "terroria
and freedom fighters." "jL
rorists assassinate unarmed
pilgrims, women and children
and freedom fighters an
irregulars engaged in attacks on
imlitary targets," he explained.
"The King David Hotel, at-
tacked by Menachem Begin and
his fellow freedom tighten
(during the British Mandate in
Palestine), was a military target
The PLO attacks children at
Ma alot, pilgrims at Ben-Gurion
Airport, athletes at Munich, and
Arab moderates wherever they
are. These acts are not part of the
public discussion: they should be
suppressed by law, and so should
the organizations responsible for
LaSOR SAID that horn*
sexuality and unmarried couples
living together are proscribed by
the Bible, "yet are now being
taught as alternatives and
equally acceptable life styles,
in our public schools." Such
situations, LaSor said, give
justification to the Evangelicals'
recent determination to get
involved in the political process.
French Show
They're Okay
On Jews
PARIS (JTA) French
Jewish Leader Jean Pierre-Bloch
has been appointed a Grand
Officer in the Legion of Honor,
one of the highest ranks in
France's prestigious order.
President Valery Giscard
d'Esteing personally pinned the
medal on Pierre-Bloch at i
ceremony at the Elysee Palace.
Pierre-Bloch, 75, is the presi-
dent of the International League
Against Anti-Semitism and
Racism and president of the
French federation of B'nai B'rith
lodges. A former minister in Gen.
Charles de Gaulle's wartime
government, he played an active
role in the anti-Nazi resitance
movement during the occupation
of France and at one time headed
a branch of the Free French
He has played a leading role in
Jewish demands for more
energetic government measures
in the fight against anti-
Semitism and was one of the
main organizers of the mass
demonstrations which followed
the Rue Copernic synagogue
bombing last October.
It is generally believed that
Pierre-Bloch's promotion to one
of the highest ranks in the Legion
of Honor is partially due to the
government's attempt to im-
prove its relations with the tra-
ditional Jewish establishment
and to defuse the tension in their
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Page 7
oing Home
Jutznick Says He'll Hang Hat
Bonn Pushes for Sale
Of Tanks to Saudis
of Commerce Philip
|ick. after administering
tost 14 months one of the
Government's most
lifted and complex
nents, is going "home" to
soon and never take a
past 73, the oldest
r of President Carter's
et, Klutznick left
ngton when his friend, the
lent, departed on
ration Day to "spend a
lime doing nothing" and
t do "some writing."
ken the boss leaves, I
he said. "I am going
| which I never really
he said in an interview in
tee. "Ill take a few months
; about my future. No one
fered me the responsibility
ling a major company, and
jn't accept if anyone had.
73 and one-half. Perhaps
| into competition with you
and write. I'll try an
1 idea. After being
knt (of a junior Jewish club
(s;t- City) and chairman of
or both since I was 14
1. I'd like to spend a little
oing nothing. I won't take
voluntary or in-
ary I want to spend time
ny grandchildren and do
want to do for the first
i my life."
rUALLY, Klutznick will
nothing immediately upon
from the Carter Cabinet,
teach for "a couple of
at the Wayne Morse
He of Law and Politics at
University of Oregon in
but he has not made
commitments besides some
ore he was sworn in as
|tary of Commerce Dec. 19,
took a leave of absence
sident of the World Jewish
kess. He said that on or
Jan. 16, when the WJC
in Jerusalem, Edgar
nan of New York will be
hated president. "At the
fent. I'm president on leave
he's acting president,"
kmrk said.
tznick said he is writing a
for the WJCongress to be
d by someone else, since
time of its meeting he must
in Washington to wind up
ffairs as Commerce
ary. "I remain concerned
he Congress as with B'nai
and other organizations,
am not committed to day-
work," he said. He then
. smiling, "I probably will
meetings of the Jewish
at ion in Chicago again."
rs. Klutznick said "it is
in objectivity to think
are the same as 30 years
phe position of our people
eteriorated in recent years
the main to changes in
internationally. One can
e won't exchange Jewish
for oil, but the fact is the
iucing countries are
I regret Israel is not
ere s been a complete shift
nomic influence and at least
r perception in political
nee in the world. It's not as
as some think, but you
t cure it by strong words.
"as influence on minorities
ver they may be. We've
d ourselves in a way, and
\e some catching up to do."
discussing the rise of
us feeling here and abroad
K Christians, Moslems and
Klutznick said "we ought
'"ry less about anti-
wm and more in what we
community are doing,
frightened by anti-
is going to happen from
time to time, but we must
consider what our own com-
munity is doing. Is Israel as
forthcoming as it should be? Is
our Jewish community living in
the 1980s rather than in the
1960s? Some leaders ought to
retire and let younger people take
over. They might have better
ideas. We've got a big job ahead
of us. We are facing a crisis of
greatest proportions because we
haven't caught up with it."
AMONG Klutznicks respon-
sibilities is enforcement of the
U.S. laws against the Arab
League's boycott of American
businesses that trade with Israel.
Under his aegis, U.S. activity
against American firms that held
the boycott has increased. "It's
an operating Department," he
said. "Nobody is complaining
except those who are charged."
A Department official later
told the Jewish Telegraphic
Agency that in the year that
ended Sept. 30 (more than 9 of
the 12 months under Klutznick),
the Department handled 33 en-
forcement cases, and 12 resulted
in fines and compliance actions,
while 21 companies received
warning letters. In 76 cases,
activity ended after no violations
were established and about 126
warning letters were issued for
late reporting on possible
violations. In the last quarter of
the year, under Klutznick, seven
enforcement actions were taken.
Coinciden tally, Klutznick is
being succeeded as Secretary by
the son of an old friend in Omaha.
Malcolm Baldridge, his suc-
cessor, is the son of Malcolm
Baldridge Sr., who is now 93. The
elder Baldridge was Klutznick's
Congressman and maintained his
law office three floors above
Klutznick's in an Omaha
Government officials are
believed to be paving the
way for the sale of 300 high
sophisticated Leopard-2
tanks to Saudi Arabia and
have launched a campaign
to prepare public opinion
for a possible deviation
from the traditional limita-
tions on arms shipments to
non-members of the North
Atlantic Treaty Organiza-
tion (NATO). In this con-
nection, Foreign Minister
Hans-Dietrich Genscher
has been quoted as saying
that Saudi Arabia is not to
be considered a "region of
The same view was expressed
last week by Hans-Juergen
Wischnewski, a top aide to Chan-
cellor Helmut Schmidt. Schmidt
reportedly negotiated a deal last
year to provide the Saudis with
the most advanced West German
tanks. Under current
regulations, no West German-
made weapons can be exported
directly to non-NATO countries
located In so-called "areas of
tension." But that self-imposed
ban can be lifted by removing the
country seeking the weapons
from the category of a tension
to have taken into account a
possible worsening of relations
with Israel if the tank sales to
Saudi Arabia go through. But
officials here said Bonn has
decided to follow its own national
interests on the question of arms
Until now, West German
policy-makers considered the
entire Middle East an area of
tension that posed possible
"acute dangers" to world peace.
Neither Genscher nor Wischnew-
ski have explained the sudden
change in this evaluation.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, Jt
In Urug ay
Report Dr. Mengele Teaching
Torture Methods to Officials
TEL AVIV (JTA) Joseph Mengele, who was the heads of the prison.
chief physician in Auschwitz where he conducted ex- (ion/-ales and, Mar"'
penments on camp inmates, is now worHnr f- ,KoT'merman wrote.
noted the AFP report stated that
Mengele described to the prison
camp inmates, is now working for the
government of Uruguay as an adviser on how to torture
inmates, especially Jewish inmates, in the notorious
I* reedom Prison," the main detention center for political
prisoners in Uruguay.
This was reported last
weekend in Moariv by
columnist Jacobo Timer-
man who based his story on
Agence France Presse
(AFP) reports from Brazil.
One wire dispatch from Rio
de Janeiro quoted a "re-
liable source," who asked
to remain anonymous,
about the work Mengele
was doing. Four days
earlier, a man identified as
Daniel Rey Pisma, a
deserter from Uruguay's
navy, told an AFP reporter
in Sao Paulo that Uru-
guay's government is en-
gaged in torturing political
with the Freedom Prison'. For
three years, from 1976 to 1979, he
worked for the construction
service of the Uruguayan army.
He carries with him many photos
showing instances of torture in
which officers wearing uniforms
of the Paraguayan army are
taking part, and also provided
exact data about refugees from
Argentina who were tortured and
murdered by the Uruguayan
officers. This is the information
he provided (the AFP) without
The AFP report, which cited a
reliable source, said this source
reported that last Oct. 20
Mengele was seen in the
"Freedom Prison" and that he
participated, under the name of
Willy Karp. in a meeting with the
officials several scientific
methods for carrying out torture,
using special methods with the
Jewish inmates in the prison. The
source said the Jewish prisoners
include Ciavriel Mendelzweig.
Luis Polakof and Jacob Sch-
neider. During this meeting be-
tween Mengele and the prison
officials, the chief physician of
the prison also participated.
Timerman noted that the
reports about Mengele appeared
to be authentic in view of a report
given by Nazi-hunter Simon
Wiesenthal in Jerusalem last
month that Mengele is now based
in Uruguay, one of the countries
he moves in freely in addition to
Brazil. Chile and Paraguay.
Wiesenthal also said at the same
time that Mengele may be ready
to surrender to West German
authorities or to commit suicide.
TIMERMAN. the former
editor of La Opinion in Buenos
Aires, who himself was a political
prisoner in Argentina, noted that
given the close timing of the two
AFP reports, it is reasonable to
assume that the reliable source in
the Rio dispatch was Pisma.
Timerman wrote that "Pisma
has good reason to be acquainted
Buffalo Jews Asked to Boycott
Rally Planned by Neo-Nazis
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Jewish Federation of Greater
Buffalo asked all Buffalo Jews to
boycott both a rally planned by a
local neo-Nazi group and a
counter-really by the Martin
Luther King Day Coalition in the
city's Niagara Square on Jan. 15,
he 52nd birthday of the slain
iv il rights leader, Federation
resident Gail Kaplan said here.
At the same time. Buffab Jews
were asked to participate in a
commemorative gathering to
honor King in the City's
Lafayette Square the same day at
12 noon organized by the city's
Black Leadership Forum which.
according to Mrs Kaplan,
comprises all of the major Black
organizations in the community.
THE RALLY in Ufayette
Square was co-sponsored by the
\aiional Conference of
Christians and Jews and by
many other community organ-
izations, including the Jewish
Federation of Greater Buffab.
Mrs. Kaplan said (hat a
hearing was planned in Federal
District Court in Buffalo on an
injunction to ban the Nazi rally.
The New York City office of the
American Civil Liberties Union
liled a friend ol the court brief on
behall of the- neo-Nazi group. She
said that planned .Jewish par-
ticipation in other events com
memorating King proceeded
regardless ol the action Federal
Judge John Klfein took on the
Mayor James Griffin of. Buf-
falo refused to issue permits for
the neo-Nazi and the King
Coalition counter-rally in an
attempt to prevent violence. The
Coalition, however, said it was
going ahead with its rally,
stating that its members "have
no faith in Mayor Griffin's 'ef-
forts' to ban the Nazi rally."
eration and of the Buffalo Board
of Rabbis were stated in two
notices mailed by the Federation
to Buffalo's "7.000 Jewish
families. Mrs. Kaplan said.
The boycott request was one of
a Buries ol statements approved
unanimously at a special meeting
ol the Federation t>oard called to
consider the planned Nazi rally*
The Federation statement
urged Buffalo Jews not to go to
i he \ iagara Square event s, even
as observers.' The statement
said that the Jewish community
was participating in a com
memorative gathering in honor ol
King's memorj in Buffalo's
Lafayette Square on Jan 15,
adding that "we encourage all
members ol the community to
attend itus rally and to boycott
all actfc mi's at Niagara Square
A STATEMENT from the
Buffalo Board ol Kabbis. signed
by us president, ftabbi Sholoni
Stern, declared that "the people
who are singling out Blacks
today as their targets of hatred
will tomorrow attempt to launch
their vitriolic hate campaign
against Jews."
This was a reference t" the fact
that, a week ago, three Black men
were stabbed in Buffalo, one of
them fatally, by white attackers.
Last kill, sil Black men were
murdered by white assailants No
arrests have been made in the
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French Leftists Expel Apologi
For 'Historian' of the Hoi
PARIS (JTA) The left-
wing civil right organization.
"Movement Against Racism.
anti-Semitism and for Peace"
(MRAP), has expelled one of its
veteran members, Yvon Chaut-
tard. who agreed to act as defense
attorney for Robert Faurisson, a
French historian who has written
a book in which he claims that re-
ports about the Holocaust are
"grossly exaggerated" and that
genocide was not a policy funda-
mental to Nazism.
The expulsion decision was
taken by the MRAP's executive
committee meeting. The
organization's general assembly
will have to approve this
decision. Faurisson has been sued
by several organizations of
former deportees and resistance
fighters for spreading "racist
theories" and Chautard was due
to represent him in court.
MRAP executive meetinmi
does not share Kauri**. J
but believes that he S?
legal defense. ChautUid-
himself a left-wing |t3
activist, said that as J
could ascertain from
meetings with Fauns*..
historian is "not a rid
sincerely believes in the fr
of his research."
An MRAP coam
stressed that one cannot m
participate in its campaiol
civil rights and against
and defend a person
Faurisson who tries to
wash the Nazi regime."
Noam Chomsky, theAn
writer who is famous fcM
works on linguistics, has wij
a foreword to Faurisson'sl
explaining that he does not i_
his ideas but believes
"everybody's right to free*
opinion and the right to ei
Blue Star Camps Annual Get-Together
Blue Star Camps Annual Get-
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p.m. at the Tampa Jewish Com-
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feature the innovative film made
during the 1980 camping season
at the Camp in llendersonville,
N.C. in the Blue Ridge Moun-
"We cordially invite former
campers and staff as well as in-
terested parents and youngsters
for future sessions to join us for a
program of fellowship, entertain-
ment and refraehmenta," Her-
man and Rodger Popkin. founder
and co-directors oi Blue Star
(amps, explained in making their
announcement. They also noted
that the Tampa Area Represen-
tative, who will serve as the local
contact lor the Camp is Klaine
Stupp. 268-4762.
The forthcoming summer i
be the Camps' 34th Season. I,
alumni and anyone interested!
invited to the (iet-Togelha)
renew their camp friendships!
to see the new Program Feati
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The plaintiffs who sought the
injunction against the Nazi rally
are the Black leadership Forum;
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Sister Joan Malone; the Buffalo
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January 23, 1961
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
P*e 9
>ws in Brief
ypt Bans Israel from Book Fair in Cairo
|0 Egypt has suddenly
Israel's participation in
^national Book Fair due
Cairo next week. The
ok Israeli officials by sur-
id was viewed by them aa
setback in normalize
elations between the two
sign Ministry spokesman
the Israel Embassy here
ting an explanation.
der Haig, approved by the
Foreign Relations Com-
by a vote of 16-2 as
it Reagan's choice to be
p-y of State, said he has
viewed Israel as a
c asset of the United
Up also clarified his views
Palestine Liberation Or-
Imii and expressed support
American assistance to
hi' course of questioning on
day of his confirmation
, Haig was asked by Sen.
franston (IX, Calif.) how he
characterize our relation-
Ith Israel in a nutshell. You
I as a strategic asset?"
replied, "I always have
jve always described it as
Ind I combine that with
rig standing obligation of
-World War II creation of
Sir" ol Israel.
YORK Viktor
-sky. held in Moscow's
Prison, is seriously ill,
|ing to the National Con-
i on Soviet Jewry. Brailov-
leading activist of the
emigration movement,
Jitor of the journal, "Jews
IUSSR," was arrested Nov.
1 charges of "defaming the
1 state and public order."
ording to his wife, Irina,
rterrogation has been sus-
lemporarily because of
pous medical condition. She
that this latest news
sharply with the in-
tion she had previously
from prison authorities,
ng her that her husband
receiving appropriate
ne and was well. Efforts to
lain the nature of
Jvsky's illness have been
[NCOUVER. British
kbia Muni Evers, 64, a
ban si, has been elected to
pventh two-year term as
of New Westminster, a
of Vancouver. He was
fn Winnipeg, where his late
Meyer Auerbach, was
lional director of the
lian Jewish Congress and
pal of the Talmud Torah in
^han Divinsky, a mathe-
professor at the
Jrsity of British Columbia,
Reeled Alderman of Van-
in a recent election. He
9ix years as Vancouver
Trustee and the last two
is School Board chairman.
[jve of Winnipeg, Divinsky
Ctive in Hilld at Vancouver
sity as a student.
TERDAM The 10-year
[ sentence imposed on Nazi
' imal Pieter Menten was
by The Hague Supreme
ending a four and a half
fgal struggle to bring the
laire Dutch art dealer to
(for his murder of Jews and
while a member of the
ten. 81, was convicted by a
I tribunal in Rotterdam last
>r war crimes committed in
ph village of Podhorodze
'941. In addition to the
frm, he was fined 100,000
It was his second con-
Secretary Haig
viction on the charge of mass
murder. In December, 1977 an
Amsterdam court sentenced him
to 15 years imprisonment. But
the Supreme Court quashed that
verdict on technicalities and
referred the case to The Hague
district court.
When the latter upheld the
earlier sentence, the Supreme
Court again overturned it and
sent the case to the Rotterdam
court which convicted him anew.
BONN Several outspoken
friends of Israel have launched a
campaign here opposed to arms
sales to Saudi Arabia by the
West German government. They
include Bundestag Vice Presi-
dent Anne-Marie Renger, a
leading member of the ruling
Social Democratic Party (SPD),
and a small group of parlia-
mentarians from the Free Demo-
cratic Party, the SPD's coalition
Under fire is the recently
adopted position by Bonn that
Saudi Arabia is not an "area of
tension" and therefore may be
removed from the government's
self-imposed ban on selling
weapons to countries in such
areas which are not members of
the North Atlantic Treaty Or-
ganization. That position,
recently enunciated by Foreign
Minister Hans-Dietrich (Jen
scher, was seen as part of a cam-
paign to prepare public opinion
for the sale of 300 highly sophis-
ticated Leopard II tanks to Saudi
Force on Missionary Activity of
the New York Jewish Com-
munity Relations Council, for-
med to combat efforts of cults in
the New York area to recruit
Jewish youth as members, has
developed into a national re-
source, according to Laurence
Tisch, JCRC president, and Dr.
Seymour Lachman, Task Force
The two JCRC officials said
Task Force activities were being
headed by the Task Force's full-
time coordinator, Dr. Martin
Dann, a former American history
professor with a record of "broad
and diversified experience in
youth and communal work."
Dann is coordinating the anti-
missionary activities of the more
than 40 participating JCRC
agencies and "developing with
them programs of benefit to all
members of our community,"
they said.
BUFFALO. NY. The hopes
of a local neo-Nazi group for
widespread publicity from a
planned anti-Black demon-
stration here on the com-
memoration of the 52nd birthday
of Martin Luther King, Jr.,
fizzled when the only neo-Nazi
organizer, Karl Hand, showed up
for the event. Some 150 spec-
tators came to the rally in
Niagara Square, most of them
white and most of them out of
Gail Kaplan, president of the
Jewish Federation of Greater
Buffalo, praised the cooperation
of city and county police who
kept Hand completely sur-
rounded until he was hustled in
to a police car and taken away
from his botched "White Rights
Rally." According to some media
reports here, when reporters
asked Hand where his supporters
were. Hand replied: "They are
here. I just can't find them."
are investigating two burglaries
and thefts of silver Torah orna-
ments from two area synagogues,
Temple Adath Israel of the Main
Line in Merion and Temple
Sholom in the city's Northeast,
within the last three weeks,
according to Associate Editor
Robert Cohen in the Jewish
A third apparent burglary
attempt was foiled at Temple
Beth Hillel-Beth El in Wynne-
wood when intruders set off an
alarm and fled. Police responding
to the alarm apprehended a
TEL AVIV Dr. Israel Efros,
a Hebrew poet and educator in
the United States and Israel and
the first rector of Tel Aviv
University, died here at the age
of 89.
Efros was born in the Ukraine
May 28, 1891 and came to the
United States in 1905. He
received a doctorate from Colum-
bia University, founded the
Baltimore Hebrew College and
Training School in 1918 and was
its dean until 1928. He later was
professor of Hebrew at the
University of Buffalo from 1929-
1941, when he came to Hunter
College in New York City.
While at Hunter he also taught
Jewish philosophy and Hebrew
literature at Dropsie College in
Philadelphia. He was also presi-
dent of the Histadruth Ivrith of
In 1956, Efros moved to Tel
Aviv after being appointed rector
of Tel Aviv University, a post he
held until 1959. He later became
honorary president of the
BONN In 1980,152 new war
crimes cases were filed in West
Germany it was reportedbyAdal-
bert Rueckeri, head of the central
office for the investigation of
Nazi crimes in Ludwigsburg.
When the Parliament abolished
the more than 100-year-old
Statute of Limitations for murder
last year, it left the door open for
a continuing investigation and
bringing to trial of Nazi war
Had the statute not been
abolished, only cases already
filed with the courts would have
been subject to prosecution and
there would have been no further
investigations to uncover un-
known events in Poland, ac-
cording to Rueckeri.
privately-run religious classes in
Moscow have been forced to shut
down because of KGB harass-
ment, it was reported here by the
Greater New York Conference on
Soviet Jewry. This means in fact
that there is no study of religion
in the largest city in the Soviet
Union, the GNYCSJ said. The
"official" Moscow yeshiva
contains 10 government picked
students and is presumably not
affected by this crackdown.
The Jews are the only Soviet
minority who are denied then-
own school system, the GNYCSJ
noted. The classes that were
closed were led by a number of
self-educated teachers whose
students convened in private
homes to study Bible, Talmud
and Jewish history.
Change in Soviet Emigre
Processing Procedure
procedures for processing Soviet
Jewish emigrants that, if suc-
cessful might reduce the number
of Soviet Jews who choose to
settle in countries other than
Israel, are announced by HIAS.
Addressing a press conference
at HIAS headquarters here,
Gaynor Jacobson, executive vice
president of HIAS, said that
under the new plan Soviet Jewish
emigrants would spend only two
days in Vienna, their first stop
out of the Soviet Union, instead
of eight to ten days as heretofore.
THOSE WHO opt for settling
in Israel will fly there from
Vienna. The others, according to
the new plan, will go to a hotel
north of Rome where, during up
to a week's stay, they will receive
expert "joint counseling" from
representatives of HIAS, the
Joint Distribution Committee
and the Jewish Agency.
The counseling will consist of
providing up-to-date information
about life in Israel and the oppor-
tunities Israel has to offer to the
individual Soviet emigrant.
"Those with close relatives in
the U.S. or other countries will be
helped to be reunited with their
families," Jacobson explained.
"For all the other emigrants, a
conscientious and sensitive effort
will be made to help them choose
to go to Israel."
response to a question from the
Jewish Telegraphic Agency that
the new procedures do not indi-
cate a shift in policy on the part
of H.IAS and that any Soviet Jew
who insists on going to the U.S.
will be assited by HIAS.
Jacobson said he hoped that
under the new procedures, two-
thirds of future Soviet Jewish
emigrants would choose to settle
in Israel and one-third in the
U.S., Canada, Australia and
other countries. At present, the
figures are exactly the reverse, he
He added that he believed the
expert counseling to Soviet Jews
in Rome, which is to begin in a
few weeks, "will help many
refugees make better informed
choices than in the recent past."
Israel, he said, "has a great
deal to offer, especially for people
in certain professions. Beyond
this, Israel possesses a religious
and cultural environment that
Jews from the Soviet Union have
never been permitted to enjoy."
that HIAS through local
Jewish community organizations
and Jewish Federations was
encouraging American Jews
(especially recent arrivals) with
close relatives in the Soviet
Union to send "Letters of
Invitation" to their kin desiring
to leave the USSR.
"In recent times, an average of
500 Soviet Jews a year has come
to the U.S. in this manner,"
Jacobson reported, "and we
believe larger numbers will arrive
here if there is an increase in invi-
tations from close relatives.
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At a reception at Tel Aviv University, Mayor of New York City Edward Koch (right)
receives a T-Shirt of Tel Aviv University's Sackler School of Medicine from a New York
student, Jonathan Sanders (center), second-year student at the New York State Medical
Program at the school, as Prof. Haim Ben Shahar (left), president of TA U, looks on.
Soviet Nuclear Weapons Still in Egypt?
The probability that the USSR introduced
nuclear weapons into Egypt during the last stage
of the Yom Kippur War is discussed in detail in
an article in the latest issue of the Jeursolem\
Journal of International Relations published by
the Hebrew University's Leonard Davis Institute
for International Relations.
At that time, wide publicity was given to the
possibility that, in addition to the SCUD missiles
already delivered, Moscow also had sent Egypt
warheads, suspected of being nuclear, for the!
The authors neither confirm nor deny the
assertion of deployment of Soviet atomic arms in
Egypt. They quote, among others, former Secre-
tary of State Henry Kissinger for a statement to
the effect that the U.S. has no evidence, or at
least no confirmed evidence, that the Soviet
Union introduced nuclear weapons into the
conflict. The authors add, "This was a typical
Kissinger answer, deliberately framed in am
biguous terms."
The executive vice chairman of the National
Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council
told the 400 delegates to that organization's
Plenary Session in San Diego that the dedication
American Jews give to the struggle for the
security of Israel and Soviet Jews "must be given
also to the struggle for conditions that will assure
domestic tranquility in this country."
Albert D. Chernin asserted that "the Bill of
Rights is alive and well," and added that "we in
the Jewish community relations field can justi-
fiably claim our share of the credit for con-
tributing to this unfolding expression ofl
American liberalism."
But he admitted that there are "chilling
elements of truth" in the view* of groups who see
the Bill of Rights as "destroying the American
family, sapping American values and leading to
the disintegration of American society."
by AJC's Houston Chapter on Feb. 4 and 5.
"Each conference gives local community and
state representatives a forum to air those issues
of concern to both communities," notes Seymour
Samet, AJC's director of Domestic Affairs.
"Both the Hispanic and the Jewish communities
have demonstrated strong cultural and historic
ties, while at the same time striving to be ab-
sorbed into the mainstream of American society.
The immigration and acculturation experience in
particular is still of ongoing concern for both
communities, especially in the so-called Sunbelt
Maj. Gen. Avraham Orly. former coordinator
lof administered territories for the Israel Defense
Forces, describes Project Renewal as "on* of
Israel's most critical priorities" at the United
Jewish Appeal Florida Regional Conference in
Speaking to more than 200 Jewish community
iders from throughout the state. Orly stressed
|that while world attention is focused on Hd
ace negotiations between Israel and Egypt, the
partnership between Diaspora and Israeli Jaws to
rejuvenate Israel's distressed neighborhoods
must be the object of "intensive concentration'' in
the coming decade.
Orly, who has played a role in negotiations with
lEgypt, said that "it is urgent for the further
development of Israel that we solve the problems
that continue to oppress the 300,000 Jews who
ve not yet been fully absorbed into the main-
stream of Israeli society."
The American Jewish Congress has filed a
friend-of-court brief in a major test case involving
the right of a Seventh Day Adventist to refuse to
pay union dues on the basis of her religious
The case, McDaniel vs. Essex, is now before
the United States District Court for the Western
District of Michigan. The announcement of the
brief was made by Nathan Z. Dershowitz,
director of the American Jewish Congress Com-
mission on Law and Social Action.
The employee, Doris McDaniel, worked for the
Essex International Corporation in Berrien
Springs, Michigan. When she refused to join or
contribute to the union as required by the union
contract, the company dismissed McDaniel in
1972 at the behest of International Association of
Machinists, Local Lodge No. 962.
A nationalldialogue between the Jewish and
Hispanic communities in the U.S. has
" by the American Jewish Committee.
The first of two conferences took place under
pices of AJC's Western Region, with two
Hispanic leaders from five states
for three day* a* retreat in Scottedale.
A second conference, focusing on "Im
The 100th anniversary of mass Jewish
migration from Eastern Europe to the U.S. is
highlighted in the latest volume of the Jewish
Book Annual, the tri-lingual American yearbook
of Jewish literary creativity published by the
JWB Jewish Book Council.
In "America Discovers the East European
Jewish Immigrant," Abraham J. Karp uses con!
temporary sources to describe the contrast and
conflict between East European Jews and
other Jews (mostly of German descent) who were
already settled in the U. S.
Non-Jewish Americans, Karp writes, became|
acquainted with a dual image of "uptown" af-
fluent German Jews and "downtown" East
European immigrants. He quotes one prominent
German Jew: "It is next to impossible to identify
ourselves with that half-civilized orthodoxy. .
We are Americans, they are not We are
Israelites of the ninteenth century and a fine
country, and they gnaw the dead bones of past
centuries. .' "
Retirement of Gaynor I. Jacobean, executive!
vice president of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid
Society, is being announced by the organization.
Gaynor's retirement will take place effective Jan.
Jacobeon joined HIAS in 1963. Hs will con-
tinue to serve the worldwide migration agency as
s consultant. Prior to his association with HIAS.
he served abroad as Joint Distribution Com-
mittee country director in Italy, Greece, Czecho-
slovakia and Hungary, supervising that organi-
zation's extensive relief activities.
In 1979, he received the Brazil Government's
National Order of the Southern Cross with rank of
Commander. .
Community Calendar
FRIDAY, Jon. 23
(Condlelighting time 5:37) Schzfty Weekend Retreat r
gation Kol Ami Sisterhood Sabbath 8 p.m. B'noi B'riihlu
Foundation Shabbaton between University of South Flonao
the University of Florida at Chinsegut. '
Congregation Schaarai Zedek New Member Dinner -70l
JCC Taampa / Community Players "The Seahorse" 8 DJj
Schzfty Weekend Retreat
SUNDAY, Jot. 25
Schzfty Weekend Retreat Jewish War Veterans & Auiili,
General Meeting 7 p.m. "Religion In Today's World" Wfij
TV, Channel 8 7:30 a.m. Anne Thai, Executive Director.
Tampa Jewish Social Service will be a guest discussing
spectives on the Status of American Families."
MONDAY, Jot. 26
Jewish Women for Jewish Survival Board Meeting 8 p.m,|
Community Relations Committee of Federation 7:30 p.m'
National Council of Jewish Women Past President's Lunch
Honoring Life Members 11:30 a.m. Admiral Benbow
TUESDAY, Jot. 27
Tampa Jewish Social Service Executive Board 6 p.m.
Regular Board 7:30 p.m. Congregation Rodeph Sholoel
"Lunch and Learn" noon.
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Board Meeting -1
a.m. Congregation Rodeph Sholom Executive Board Mestim
noon Temple David Board Meeting 11:30 a.m. Co
gation Kol Ami's Men's Club 7 p.m.
JCC Food Co-op 10 to 12:30 p.m. ORT (daytime and fvtnfcj
chapters) Bowling 9:30 a.m. Women's Division Extcu
Board 9:30 a.m. and Regular Board 10:30 a.m. to noooj
Tampa Jewish Federation Board Meeting 7:30 p.m. ,
Tampa Community Players 8 p.m. Movie: "The Israeli!"
University of South Florida, sponsored by B'noi B'rith Hit
Foundation. 7 p.m. ot the Hillel Foundation. Discu
FRIDAY, Jot. 30
(Condlelighting time 5:49)
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Hillel School (grades 1-8)
Jewish Community Center
Pre-School and kindergarten
Chai Dial- A-Bus (call 9a.m. to noon)
Jewish Towers
Kosher lunch program
Seniors' Project
B'nai B'rith
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Floridian of Tampa
State of Israel Bonds
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Social Service
Religious Directory
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r.; Saturday, 9 a.m. Doily: morning or*
2001 Swann Avenue
Services: Friday, Sp.i
evening minyon
962-6338/9 Rabbi Leonard Rosenthol Rabbi's Study, 12101N.
Dale Mabry #1312 (Countrywood Apt*.) Services: Friday, 8 p
at the Community Lodge, Water* and Ola Saturday, 10 a.m.*
Independent Day School, 12015 Orange Grove Dr.
2713 Baythore Boulevard 837-1911 Rabbi Martin Sondberj'
Hanon William Hauben Services: Friday, 8p.m.; Saturday, 10
a.m. Daily: Minyon, 7:15 a.m.
3303 Swonn Avenue 876-2377 Rabbi Frank Sundheim Ser-
vices: Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 9a.m.
Jewish Student Center iOSF). 3645 Fletcher Avenue, Cojljas-
Pork Apts. 971-6768 or 985-7926 Rabbi Low Rlvkln **
Yokov Werde Services: Friday, 730 p.m.-Saturday, 10 o.rn.
Tun* in Th* Jewish Sound, Sunday -11 a.m. to noon M.5FA
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 11
n Memonam
Terrorism Turned To Kindly Acts
the summer of 1978,
jrists planted a bomb in
luggage rack of a bus
ling the number 12
te through the Jeru-
bm suburb of Bayit
s the bus reached its
stop on Renov
jisga, the bomb ex-
iled, ripping the vehicle
rt, killing six passen-
and galvanizing a
According to Jewish
lings," said Rabbi Aryeh
mell. of Bayit Vegan, "if a
|jedy occurs, you should take
a sign that you must act.
rivora of a tragedy mustn't
, sit quietly and continue with
jr lives as if nothing hap-
K> A neighborhood meeting
called and an informal
knization was formed to
mote friendship, community
t, mutual consideration and
[help among the quarter's
jtents. Its name was to be
((/ ) ad Lushisha (Kindness
lemory of the Six).
pveryone in the neighbor
v. iis affected by the
ly," said Rabbanit Gittle
mell. a director of the organi-
i)ii. now known as Chayil. "It
us stop and think about the
bap' (iod was trying to get
ss (o us. And our collective
ler was that we were not
; as much as a community as
(in! i lie potential to do. Sud-
iM'ryone seemed to be
ing the need to do
it they did. Within a short
a wide range of voluntary
lice- was established under
[guidance of Chayil's general
Irdinatar, British-born
li.ii,i Cowen.
IHF.RK WAS a lot of < |g "" in the community before
bus incident." she said.
n wen people who for years
helping to set up brides
nciallv, visiting the sick.
helping mothers with new-born
"There were people visiting the
soldiers in hospitals every Friday
to make sure they had all they
might need for a pleasant
"What we now realized was
that if all the c/uttd in our com-
munity could be organized into a
central network, with those who
had the skills- and experience
helping others be of service, the
results could be so much more
Chayil has a service which
involves sending volunteers into
the homes of those who, because
of age, illness or childbirth, are
unable to cope, as well as a
"meals on wheels" service. It
operates a car pool for emergency
trips to hospitals and health
clinics, and it has a committee of
volunteers who visit hospitals,
the housebound and the elderly.
LOCAL RABBIS provide a
confidential family advice service
through Chayil, and a free-loan
society provides funds and, in
cases of need, outright grants to
local residents. A bookbinding
circle provides employment and a
chance for the elderly to make a
"We have a man who lives
alone and who is unable to get
out of bed by himself," said a
director of Chayil. "Students
from Boys' Town come twice a
day to help him get up and
around. Yeshiva students do
repairs and build sukkot for
many of the elderly in Bayit
Sometimes the need is for
simple companionship, for an
elderly person living alone to
know that someone will be
popping in for a visit and a chat.
It is such a small thing, but for
someone hungry for company, it
can mean a lot."
i hose who are helped by the
organization become helpers. One
woman, now active in Chayil,
recalled a crisis which was
resolved by the generosity of
neighborhood volunteers.
My husband was in hospital
with jaundice, and my mother
Young Peoples Concert
you're not sure who Slim
body is, ask your children.
Hurstein, who portrays
(ioodbody on Captain
karoo" twice a week, teaches
ng people how to keep their
is healthy by means of songs
s written himself.
lr. Hurstein will appear with
Florida Gulf Coast Sym-
hy in two Young People's
fcerts on Jan. 31, in Tampa's
plnirough Community College
(Dale Mabry campus) at
10:30 a.m. and in the Pinellas
High School Gym at 3:30 p.m.
Mis appearances have been
made possible by a grant from
Robinson's of Florida and an
anonymous donor in Clearwater.
Tickets, priced at $3 for adults
and $2 for children, are available
at all Bay area Robinson's
customer service desks and at the
Symphony office in Tampa (tele-
phone 877-7380 or 896-2486).
Tickets will also be available at
the door.
{Synopsis of the Weekly Torah Portion
fITRO Word reached Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, and a
"est of Midian, of what God had done for the Israelites. He
ent to meet Moses in the desert. Jethro advised Moses to
ppoint judges, in order to ease the burden of his sole leader-
''P; Moses should confine himself to the most difficult
in the third month, the children of Israel heard the Ten
ornmandments at Mount Sinai: God's voice declared: "I am
* i "ou *ha,t nt make unto thee a graven image Thou shalt
tlthe name of the Lord ^ Goa vaui Remember
nth! day' to keep il ^ Honor ^y father "x* tky
iner Thou shalt not murder Thou shalt not commit
a*ry Thou shalt not steal. Thou shalt not bear false
ES *gain8t ^y ne*bor Thou shalt not covet thy
Pgnbor s house wife ... nor any thing that is thy neigh-
|r (Exodus 20.2-14).
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El/11? *' MWery of Mm Jtwim Harrtae*." eSitse fey P. w*iimai.
Mmir''y saallifeaS fey mwaeia. TIm vohima I* avallafew at 71 MafeJaa
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GITTLE CARMELL: God was trying to get across to us
was in another hospital with
pneumonia," she said. "And then
I and one of my six children came
down with jaundice, too. It was
three weeks before Pessah and I
was desperate.
"I still don't know who con-
tacted Chayil, but before I knew
ii one woman was taking care of
my lK-month-old baby, full-time,
while another woman took care of
'two of my other children.
"In the mornings, married
women came in to do my shop-
ping, cooking and Pessah clean-
ing. In the afternoons, schoolgirls
arrived to help out.
"They kept this up for a month
even sending people to visit
my husband and mother each day
in the hospital. Without Chayil, I
don't know what I would have
NEWCOMERS are another
concern of the organization. A
special department arranges
Sliabkit hospitality and parties
to wetcome new children into the
neighborhood. It also distributes
a booklet to new immigrants to
help smooth their path, giving
information on bus routes, bank
and shopping hours and how to
cope with Israel's bureaucracy.
All those working tor Chayil,
apart from a full-time cleaning
woman, are volunteers and there
is no charge for any of its ser-
vices. Funding for the organiza-
tion comes from local residents,
with grants from the Jerusalem
Municipality and the Rothschild
Foundation, which see Chayil as
a pilot project for other com-
As it is, Chayil's organizers
have resisted the natural tempta-
tion to reach out to people in need
in neighboring communities.
"If we branch out," explained
Rabbanit Carmell. "we'll lose the
warmth, the personal touch. It
would become institutional."
Instead, they have announced
that they are eager to help any
community wishing to copy
(hvsed Yad l^ashisha. which has,
in response to six senseless
deaths, proved to be a powerful
way of saying Kaddish.
Israel Scan*
Bar Mitzvah
This weekend twins David
Aaron Taylor and Michael Scott
Taylor, sons of Gerald and Bella
Taylor, will celebrate their Bar
Mitzvahs at Congregation
Rodeph Sholom. Rabbi Martin
Sand berg will officiate.
Both boys are in the 7th grade
at Wilson Jr. High School and
both play the trumpet in their
school's band. In addition, David
and Michael enjoy playing
baseball for the Bayshore Little
League team.
David and Michael's other
brothers, 14 year old Glenn and
11 year old Jeff will celebrate this
special occasion with the twins,
their family, and friends.
Bella and Gerald will host the
Oneg Shabbat, the Kiddush
luncheon, and a Saturday
evening reception in their son's
Have a heart
Tampa Jewish Social

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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, JnB
Four More Years of Jimmy Carter
It Would Have Meant More Humiliation for Israel
(JTA) In the closing
weeks of its four mainly
dispute-ridden years of re-
lations with Israel and its
friends, Carter Administra-
tion policy-makers reverted
publicly from a form of
towards Israel-Arab affairs
during the presidential
election campaign to re-
newed backing of the
Rogers Plan proposals of:
1969. !
In addition to adherence to the
plan that calls for Israel to return
to its 1967 borders and abandon
Jerusalem, Carter Administra-
tion aides went further. To ac-
complish this purpose, they now
again goad Israel's American
friends to lessen their support for
the Middle East's only democ-
racy and cast aspersions on its
freely-elected government.
back to old perceptions indicates
what a second Carter term might
have meant for Israel Evidence
is in the post-election U.S. atti-
tude in the United Nations; the
comments of State Department
spokesmen; the personal remarks
of the U.S. Ambassador to the
UN, Donald McHenry; the views
of former Ambassador to Egypt,
Hermann Kilts; and the outline
of U.S. psychological operations
towards Israel offered by Dart-
mouth Prof. Ian Lustick, who
worked in the State Department
on Middle East issues in 1979-
1980 and accurately reflect U.S.
policy as it has been carried out
most of the Carter term.
In post-election address at
the-dinner given last month by
frierute of Israel to AFL-CIO
President Lane Kirkland. Presi-
dent. Carter characteristically
lauded Israel's devotion to
political democracy and hailed
the Camp David agreements.
But he omitted such elements
Ambassador McHenry,
as the unity of Jerusalem, op-
position to a Palestinian state
and dealing with the Palestine
Liberation Organization, and
Jewish life and Israeli security
related to the West Bank, Gaza
Strip and the Golan Heights.
This presentation essentially was
in keeping with the Lustick
formula of limited support for
Israel a formula the President
outlined in Clinton, Mass. in
vacillating treatment of Israel in
its fourth year is illustrated by
pre-election and post-election
developments. On Mar. 1, the
U.S. voted in the UN Security
Council for Israel to abandon
Jerusalem, but in the subsequent
Congressional storm, much like
after the Soviet-U.S. agreement
Oct. 1, 1977, Carter repudiated
the U.S. vote, but the State
Department never changed it
formally at the UN.
After that, the Administration
did not cast any votes against
Israel in the Security Council
until mid-December after the
Presidential elections when
the U.S. voted along with the
other 14 members of the Security
Council on a resolution calling
upon Israel to allow two West!
Bank Arab mayors to return to
their homes after they had been
deported by Israel following the
terrorist ambush attack last May
in Hebron in which six yeshiva
students were killed.
Immediately after the vote
took place, McHenry delivered a
statement that might well go
down as the quotation of the
year: "Cynics may claim that we
would have voted diffrently
before Nov. 4, but I can't be hos-
tage to cynics." The resolution on
the mayors was one of six anti-
Israel resolutions the Security
Council passed the same day.
Through it all. the U.S. dele-
gation allowed Israel to be merc'-
lessly brow-beaten.
THERE WAS also an element
of vacillation on the part of the
U.S. when Secretary of State
Edmund Muskie addressed the
Security Council on Aug. 20
when that body voted to censure
Israel for proclaiming united
Jerusalem as its capital and
urged all states that had em-
bassies in the holy city to with-
draw them.
Muskie told the Council that
the resolution "is illustrative of a
preoccupation which has
produced this series of un-
balanced and unrealistic resolu-
tions on Middle East issues. It
fails to serve the goal of all faiths
that look to Jerusalem as holy."
He urged that "debates and
resolutions that are not germane
to the peace process and even
harmful to it should stop.
Elsewhere in southwest Asia, and
in southeast Asia, warfare is a
present reality. The aggressor
nations make no effort to find
peace. Yet this Council is con-
tinuously drawn to the Middle
East, where authentic work for
peace is underway."
BUT MUSKIE. instead of
vetoing the measure as his words
seemed to indicate he would,
instead abstained.
When Jordan's delegate en-
gaged in anti-Semitic abuse of e
kind not expressed by any
government in any international
forum since the time of the Nazis,
the U.S. delegation was silent.
Only Israel's envoy responded to
The focus of blame for Middle
East problems constantly is put
on Israel. In an interview pub-
lished Dec. 12 in the Kansas City
Jewish Chronicle, McHenry said
Israel's policies provide "am-
munition" to Israel's enemies.
'"We don't believe Israel's actions
on settlements, on Jerusalem, in
southern Lebanon, in the repres-
sive actions in the West Bank are
in the interests of Israel, the
interest of peace."
He rejected Israel's role in the
U.S. strategic interest. "I don't
use the language strategic
ally,' he said.
McHenry, 44, who leaves office
Jan. 19, presumably to take an
academic post, called for debate
in America about Israel's
policies. "There is a frequent
tendency among supporters of
Israel in the U.S. to take a
position that comes very close to
'my country, right or wrong' ",
he said. His words, some noted
here, come very close to calling
on Americans to denounce Israel.
THE WINTER issue of
Foreign Policy magazine, pub-
lished by the Carnegie Endow-
ment for International Peace,
contained two attacks on Israel.
Under the title, "Saving Camp
David," Kilts hinted Israel de-
ceived the U.S. at Camp David.
On the Jerusalem issue and
settlements, Eilts said "the
Americans had misunderstood or
had been misled."
Agreeing most of the way with
McHenry about the PLO, Eilts
said "only through open U.S.
contacts with the PLO leadership
will it be possible to guage
whether the PLO would be
willing and able to participate re-
sponsibly in broader peace
negotiations." Eilts added that
"in return, the PLO must re-
nounce terrorism." He did not
mention adherence to Security
Council Resolutions 242 or 338.
He regards Camp David as
having givea Israel too much
deapite its return of all the Sinai
to Egypt. "At some point in L
future," Eilts noted, the UJ
may find it prudent to sh
quietly the Camp David in.
matur, which has become a i
chological barrier to bn
Arab participation." Alth
"such a decision should beu
only with Egypt and Israel,"]
implication is that Israel sh
be leaned on to give more.
for the U.S. to treat Israeli
disdain. "A policy of
public, and convincing ilis
ation from Israel's policies ini
toward the West Bank and!
would help create" an "inti
tional political context su
tive of those elements in
that already are or will
aware of the necessity to
political accommodation with I
Palestinians." He did not a
tify those elements.
"A policy of disass
rather than mediation
pressure," he said, "would I
the growing numbers of
both in Israel and in the UJ
Jewish community, who
striving to frame Israel's ch
in a way that focuses attention!
the long-term costs of fulfi
maximalist ideological
Under the policy of "dii
ation," Lustick wrote, the I
would continue current very I
levels of military and
aid to Israel but would publi
concretely and regularly ex
its opposition to settlen
land expropriation, deporUti
seizure of water sources, ann
tion of East Jerusalem, or i
other aspects of the occupati
the West Bank and Gaza i
ing Israeli ambitions that
beyond insuring order
LIKE OTHER Administran
articulations legitimizing
PLO, Lustick suggested alti
Camp David's provisions I
the peace processes "weaken I
credibility in the Arab worioVJ
and "an atmosphere develop* r
which Syria, Saudi Arabs r1
the PLO become less convin
of the possibility of a political I
commodation with Israel.'
Pentagon figures issued Nwj
Year's Day disclosed that
fiscal 1980 that ended Sept .
U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arr
totaled $4.5 billion comp_
with SI.9 billion in 1977.
years ago, Egypt obtained A
$1.7 million in U.S. miM
equipment. In W- ****
reached $2.4 billion 15 tun-"
While Israel received
gressional appropriation on
billion for fiscal 19*0 to0
weapons, it actually pu
only $298 million bectuava
Pentagon told the Jewish]*
graphic Agency, it nee*
catch up on payments o!
atiooof I
$450 rnilbon in eqm

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