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:
February 11, 1983
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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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* Jewish Florid!ian
Off Tampa
,5- Number6
Tampa, Florida Friday, February 11,1983
Fnd ShocKti
Price 35 Cents
Massacre Inquiry Criticizes Begin,
But Says Sharon Should Resign
JERUSALEM The commission of
inquiry report into the massacre at the
Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Bei-
rut was released Tuesday, and it found
Prime Minister Menachem Begin guilty
of "indifference" to the slaughter last
September in which, say the Lebanese,
328 persons were confirmed killed and
991 are still listed as "missing."
sion, constituted last October following
worldwide condemnation of the massacre
and strong public reaction in Israel itself
against Israel's involvement in Lebanon,
also suggested in Tuesday's report that
the Lebanese Army and the United
States representative then in Beirut may
have shared indirectly in the responsi-
But, noted the report, it was the com-
mission's duty to examine Israel's role
only, and not to question either the
Americans or the Lebanese on what
they did or did not do.
The report, speaking of Prime Minis-
ter Begin, said that he and the head of
the Mossad, Israel's intelligence service,
whose name is secret, "bear some re-
sponsibility" for the events of Sept. 16-
18, but it recommended that neither be
THE COMMISSION said of Begin
that his "lack of involvement in the en-
tire matter casts on him a certain degree
of responsibility." It wondered about his
unquestioning acceptance of the Minis-
ter of Defense (Ariel Sharon)and the lat-
ter's "optimistic and calming reports .
that the entire operation was going on
without hitches and in a most satisfac-
tory fashion" Continued on Page 5-
Sunday Super Sunday Is Here
Noted Author Chaim Potok
To Speak At USF Feb. 14
celebrated author of five
rt sellers, Chaim Potok, will
eak at the University of South
rida at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb.
M, in the College of Business
Administration auditorium (BSN
The lecture, "An Evening
With Chaim Potok," will be co-
onsored by the University
cture Series and the B'nai
th Hillel Foundation. Dr.
>n Shiloh, Professor of
tothropology, will welcome
potok to the campus.
The noted author of such best
Mere as The Chosen, The
onuse, My Name Is Asher Lev,
The Beginning, and Wan-
?s will talk about the
ernes of his books that bear
HPn contemporary issues. A
pwstion and answer session will
mediately follow the lecture.
The universal appeal of
k's novels has made them
International best sellers and
temporary classics. His
"II magic is that he is able to
' his particular world with a
Pth of feeling and intensity
t makes it fascinating to
P'e of the most diverse back-
unds "The most powerful
oryteller living, in this or any
tkr country." is the way Mark
Great excitement is antici-
pated for the Tampa Jewish
Federation-United Jewish Ap-
peal "Super Sunday," this Sun-
day. Feb. 13, at the offices of
Thomson McKinnon Securities,
501 E. Kennedy Blvd. Co-Chair-
men of the telephone event, Joel
Karpay and Alice Rosenthal,
have lined up over 100 volunteers
to make calls asking for support
of local, national and overseas
needs, with calls beginning at 10
a.m. and continuing all day until
6 p.m.
But what does Super Sunday
really mean to the Tampa Com-
munity? According to Karpay
and Rosenthal, two categories of
prospects will be called. Those
who have previously contributed
to the annual Tampa Jewish
Federation-United Jewish Ap-
peal Campaign will be asked to
increase their support to the
local, national and overseas
agencies as well as an additional
one-time commitment for the Is-
rael Special Fund. Super Sunday
volunteers will also be contacting
new arrivals in our community
who have not been approached to
participate in the annual cam-
Approximately 50 percent of
the money raised will go directly
to support our local and national
agencies. Beneficiary agencies of
the annual campaign are: the
Tampa Jewish Community Cen-
ter, the Tampa Jewish Social
Service, the Hillel School of
Tampa B'nai B'rith Hillel
Foundation at University of
South Florida, River Gardens
Home for Aged, Florida Govern-
ment Affairs Office, and the Jew-
ish Floridian. The additional 50
percent of the funds raised will go
to meet human needs and social
services in Israel.
Karpay and Rosenthal have
announced that "Super Sunday"
T-shirts will be provided to ail
volunteer workers and each
worker and their family are in-
vited to participate in a "Thank
You" dinner to be held in the
auditorium of the Jewish Com-
munity Center beginning at 6
p.m. The pizza and salad dinner
will be topped off with what else
a "Super Sundae."
"We urge the community to
answer their phone on Feb. 13 to
answer the call to life," Rosenthal
and Karpay concluded.
Federation Dinner to Feature Ambassador Tekoah
Chaim Potoh
Van Doren describes Potok.
Potok received his Bachelors
degree summa cum laude from
Yeshiva University in New YorK
and his Doctorate from the
University of Pennsylvania. He
spent 15* months as tost
lieutenant with a frontline
combat engineer battalion in
His lecture is free and open to
the public.
Ambassador Yosef Tekoah,
Israel's former Ambassador to
the United Nations and leading
Israeli spokesman will be the
keynote speaker at the Annual
Tampa Jewish Federation-United
Jewish Appeal Campaign dinner
on Saturday evening, Feb. 19.
Beginning with a cocktail
party reception at 7:30 p.m. and
dinner at 8:15 p.m. at the Hyatt
Regency in downtown Tampa,
the annual event is open to all
contributors of $1,000 or more to
the 1983 Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion-United Jewish Appeal
Campaign. This year, com-
mitments to the Israel Special
Fund will be included in the
minimum contribution. The cost
of the dinner is $35 per person
and reservations should be made
with the Federation office by
Feb. 14.
Cynthia Wright, chairman of
this year's event, has announced
that the dinner at the Hyatt will
be kosher and is under the
supervision of Rabbi Leonard
Rosenthal of Congregation Kol
According to Les Barnett. 1983
Campaign chairman, "The
response to the invitation has
been superb and we are looking
forward to welcoming many new
faces at this annual dinner. The
dinner is a great opportunity for
our community to show its
support for Israel as well as our
own community agencies that
depend upon our reaching the
$1.2 million goal."
Ambassador Tekoah is
currently serving as Chancellor of
Ben Gurion University. He has
served as Ambassador of Israel
to Brazil and the USSR. In 1966
he was appointed Assistant
Director-General of the Ministry
Shell Break Noted
leaders of the tiny left-wing Sheli
party who met with Palestine
Liberation Organization chief
Yasir Arafat last month, report-
edly in Tunis, have broken with
the rest of the party leadership.
for Foreign Affairs. He assumed
his post as Permanent
Representative to the United
Nations in 1968.
Reservations can be made by
calling the Tampa Jewish
Federation at 875-1618.

The Jewish Floridian of Tampa

Friday, February n M
Dr. Jay Justin Older Honored
Dr Jay Justin Older wa?
honored for Distinguished
Service by the American Aca-
demy of Ophthalmology at the
academy's annual meeting in San
Francisco. Dr. Older and his wife.
Lois were present to receive the
Dr. Older, who practices
ophthalmology and ophthalmic
plastic and reconstructive
surgery, was honored for his
'contribution to the specialty, in
recognition of his services as a
physician, teacher and resear-
A graduate of Rutgers and
Stanford, Dr. Older is Associate
Professor of Ophthalmology and
Director, Oculoplastic Service in
the Department of Ophthal-
mology at the University of
South Florida School of
A member of the Tampa
Jewish Social Service Executive
Committee and the USF Presi-
dent's Council. Dr. Older and his
Dr. Jay Justin Older
wife are very involved in the
Tampa Jewish Federation.
Dr. Charles B. Slonim of Balti-
more has recently joined Dr.
Older in his practice.
Henry B. Stern Named to
Head JNF Stamp Program
Jewish National Fund Philatelic
Division is being activated under
the guidance of Henry B. Stern,
noted Judaica philatelic journal-
ist and consultant.
In announcing Stern's ap-
pointment. Dr. Samuel I. Cohen.
Executive Vice President of the
JNF. noted "We are extremely
pleased that someone with Henry
Stern's expertise and qualifica-
tions is now available to guide
the reorganization and growth of
the JNF Stamp program in the
United States."
Stern, whose columns and fea-
tures appear regularly in Stamp
Collector. Linn's Stamp News,
STAMPS Magazine, as well as
the Jewish Week of New York
and the Jewish News of New Jer-
sey and other publications, is a
life Member of the Society of Is-
real Philatelists and of the
American Philatelic Society.
With JNF staff he will coordinate
the distribution and sale of new
and recent JNF Stamp issues
from Jerusalem to collectors and
others throughout the United
Dr. Solomon Goldman, Direc-
tor of the JNF Department of
Education, stressed that "JNF
Stamps are a direct link to the
Fifth Zionist Congress held in
Basle, Switzerland, in 1901. This
Congress, at which the JNF was
founded, also paved the way for
the first JNF Stamps as an edu-
cational and voluntary fund rais-
ing effort."
Henry Stern succeeds the late
Ben Graifer of New Jersey who
for many years shepherded the
JNF Stamp program for col-
lectors, educators, youth workers
and other Jewish communal or-
Interested individuals and or-
ganizations, especially those who
wish to update previous orders or
inquiries, are invited to contact
Stern through the JNF Philatelic
Division. Department of Educa-
tion. Jewish National Fund, 42
East 69th Street, New York, N.Y.
Workmen's Circle
The Southern Region of
Workmen's Circle is pleased to
announce a first organization
meeting for Florida West Coast
members and friends.
The first meeting will take
place Sunday, Feb. 20. at 2 p.m.
at the Jewish Community Center,
8167 Elbow Lane North, St.
Petersburg. Everyone is invited
to attend and learn about the
valuable material benefits, as
well as the social and cultural
activities for which Workmen's
Circle is well known.
Histadrut Hears
Hot Words
violence that nearly escalated to
a physical clash marked a debate
here over whether the Hevrat
Ha'Ovdim. a Histadrut holding
company, should continue to par-
ticipate in the construction of
housing for new settlers on the
West Bank.
The Hevrat Ha'Ovdim Council
met to consider the issue after
Histadrut decided reluctantly
last week to continue construc-
tion work on the West Bank in
order to avoid unemployment for
its members. The matter was re-
ferred to the trade union federa-
tion's Central Committee which
was urged to take a final stand
within two months.
But disorder reigned at the
Council meeting where Ram
Cohen, representing the small
leftwing Sheli faction, accused
Likud, a minority within His-
tadrut. of following an expan-
sionist policy on the West Bank.
Histadrut must have nothing to
do with such a policy. Cohen said.
He maintained the construction
work on the West Bank was at
the expense of urgently needed
housing for poor people in Israel.

ladies of the Jewish War Veterans Albert Aronovitz Auxiliary fy(
373, Tampa, recently presented a Menorrah to the James A. Ha
Veterans Hospital. Attending the presentation were: Richard
Silver, director; Molly Rich, Minnie Posner, VAVS representoth
Mirian Tarnofsky; Homer H. Steffens, chief, chaplain service; Rt
Leonard Rosenthal; and Anne Spector, president of the Alb
Aronovitz Auxiliary No. 373.
The Needy Need You
Please do not forget the hungry. Food Bank supplies are low.
We need the continued support of our congregations. While all!
food products are welcome (no pork or shellfish please), tuna and
salmon would help us build up our supply of this item. Dona-
tions may be left at any Tampa synagogue .or at the Jewiah
Community Center.
(Call me about your social news at 872-4470)
Well, our friend Julia Flora is at it again! This lovely
woman, who is in her eighties, seems to have more vim. vigor,
and pep. than most anyone I know. Last year we told you about
the golf tournament that she had won at Palma Ceia with
Rhoda Karpay. During the spring baseball season, she rarely
misses a little league game that her grandsons. Paul and Charles
Kothenberg play in. that is except when she is chasing after
their little brother. Sam Rothenberg who isn't old enough to be
out there on the field yet. These three are sons of Marysue and
rred Kothenberg. WeU. this month. Julia has branched out into
modeling! More than 300 women gathered recently at Palma
Cea Golf and Country Club to see a fashion show which was a
miniature theatrical production. The program was compiled of
music, dancing, and clothing in various hues, to demonstrate
color analysis. A large screen onstage framed a background of
ever-changing seasonal slides. The star of the show was
definitely Julia Horn. She modeled two outfits, to much ap-
plause by the unsuspecting audience. Though tuxedo clad
escorts were on the stage to offer their arms in assistance to
Julia, she would have nothing of it. I mean, when you are born to
boogie, why let anyone stand in your way, huh, Julia'" Good
for you we think you are marvelous!
This certainly is going to be a big weekend for the Winters
family. Joseph and Beatrice Maslan. from New York City will
be visiting their daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Professor
Arthur Winters, to celebrate Joseph's 80th birthday. Four
generations will be joining in the weekend festivities. Tampans
pr. Paul and Marion Winter, and their three children. Lara'
Megan, and Alan will be there, as will Robert Winters and his
wife, Jean Zeller. and their daughter. Lindsay, all of whom just
recently moved to Tampa from Miami; plus Marilyn's sister
from California, Margery Sherman, her children. Laurie and
Jeffrey, and her son Michael, who resides in Cincinnati, will be
on hand also. They are planning a big birthday party and just
some good old celebrating throughout the weekend. All of our
love and good wishes on your 80th Joseph!
I don't know who is more thrilled about Mark Greeaberg
beginning law school his parents, Lynn aad Howard
Greenberg.or Mark himself. Mark just began his law education
at South Texas College of Law, in Houston, Tex. We know all of
you must be exited, and now that Mark is residing in the Lone
Star State he can visit with his sister and brother-in-law. Maida
and Scott Lewis, who call Dallas their borne. Mark, does your
attending South Texas College of Law mean that you're going to
be one of those "good ole boy" lawyers who wearlizzard
cowboy boots and a ten gallon hat to court?
Do you have a busy schedule? Never have time to cook''
Then the JCC Lunch Bunch has just the thing for you next
Tuesday. Join the Lunch Bunch at Burdines at Tampa Bay
Mall for a demonstration and tasting session by the authors of
"Fun n Sun Cookin' on the Run" Cookie Bailey aad Betty
Lancaster. It will be Tuesday, Feb. 15 from 10:30 aam.12 nooni
and its Free. Muriel Feldman. the JCC lady in charge of the
Lunch Bunch, will be looking for you.
Many congratulations to Nancy and Brian Brereton on the
birth of their first child, a son. named Ian Matthew Brereton.
Ian was born at Women's Hospital on Jan. 7 at 9:31 p.m. He
weighed 6 lb. 2 oz. and was 19*4 inches long. Ian was named in
memory of Brian's father. John (Ian is Gallic for John) and in
memory of Nancys Grandfather, Meyer Kotler). Proud
Grandparents are Tampans. Arnold and Louise Kotler and the
thrilled Great Grandmother is Gretchen Kotler. We-know you
all must be sparkling with little Ian lighting up your life. Many
good wishes to all of you on this happy occasion.
Get your costume ready now, so that on Saturday. Feb. 2fr
you'll be all ready for Rodeph Sholom's Purim Family Dinner
before the Reading of the Megillah. Pauline Chaitow and Judy
Schwartz are selecting the menu which will be prepared bv
Sisterhood and served by members of USY Groggers will be
supplied by the Men's Club. Doors are opened at 6:30 p.m.
There is a $5 charge ($2.50 for children six and under) or a family
rate of $15 for parents and two children. Checks must be sent to
hold reservations as no money will be accepted on Shabbat
Please send your reservations by Feb. 18 to Lynn Greenberg.
5005 Sunset Blvd., 33609. Come and celebrate!
I know it seems a ways away but it is never too early to put
an important date on your calendar. On Sunday. March 20 the
Sisterhood of Congregation Schaarai Zedek will be sponsoring
their annual tennis round robin and dinner following. Co-
chairmen for this event are Carol Osiason and Mary Sue Roth
rt i ,7' I mixed-doubles Round Robin will be played at the
CaJDixon Tennis courts, on Watrous. Warm-up will begin at
I:JO arid the matches will commence promptly at 2:00.
Cocktaus. hors doeuvres. and dinner wUl follow, at the Temple,
at 5: JO (you can come right from the courts in your tennis garb).
There will be both an "A" Division and a *'B" Division, so
everyone can find a place where they will feel comfortable. You
are ma toned up with several different partners throughout the
day. so you do not need to provide your own partner. Therefore,
this is a terrific event for our singles. The tennis day is open to
anyone in the community. The cost is $15 (which includes tennis
and the awards dinner) or you can pay just $6 if you would just
-S^." ^L .trJluiner.<""* you can feel free to just come
wateh the tennis). So mark your calendars now. applications can
-Pi!^iiV P, the TemP,e >f you call 876-2377. one will be
^Z.: .u I, more about th" f"* vent as we get
closer to the March 20 date.
Meet Ben aad Ethel Cyment who moved to Wesley Chapel,
(near Saddlebrook), in November, They mover! here from
Flushing. N.Y.. and they both originally hail from the New York
area. Ben and Ethel are the parents of Larry Cyneot, who i
married to Harriet. Our new couple jast love living near then-
two darling grandchildren, eight year old David Cymeat and 10
month old Samaatha Cyment. Ben and Ethel also have a
daughter who still resides in New York. Rene* Glaasman. and
her husband Mark, and their two sons, Brain 12 years and Gary
seven years. Ben and Ethel are now retired but Ben did work for
thi! C u v of New Yoril m tne a8 of transportation and Ethel was
a bookkeeper and did cost accounting. Ethel has been enjoying
fixing up her new house and working out at the spa. Ben loves to
watch sports. We are so glad that some more Cymentsve now
living in our sunny area welcome
Until next week .

.February 11,1983
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 3
Judy Rosenkranz and Betty Shalett Appointed
Co-Chairmen of First Combined
Why a Women's Division?
^omen's Division Campaign
[.Chairmen Bobba Karpay and
ene shor announcaa the ap-
__ent of Judy Rosenkranz
J Betty Shalett aa co-chairmen
[the first combined Women's
vision Appreciation Luncheon.
_j women have held various
leadership positions with the
en's Division Year-Round
J^ization, and Women's Dhri-
P campaign as well aa many
nish organizations in Tampa.
kranz is the associate
of The Jewish Floridian;
sits on the Tampa Jewish
ition Executive Board ae
as the Tampa Jewish
ition Board of Directors.
. abo serves on the TJF Woo-
\i Division Board of Directors
| is a past campaign chairman.
i is a member of Congregation
irai Zedek and past preai-
of Schaarai Zedek Sis-
She is a member of the
I and executive committee of
: National Federation of Tem-
| Sisterhoods.
alett serves on the TJF
en's Division Board of
ctors, Jewish Community
liter Board and the Women's
for Conservative Juda-
f Florida Branch. She is a
nber of Congregation Rodeph
olom and is membership chair-
^n for Rodeph Shoiom Sister-
d, of which she is past presi-
nt. She was co-chairman of the
lllel fundraiser "Gift of Gold"
I is on the board of the Jewish
ktional Fund.
[in an unprecedented show of
rty for the Jewish women in
npa. all contributors to the
campaign at any level will
together for a luncheon at
! Hyatt Regency Hotel.
|The internationally acclaimed
tress Tovah Feldshuh (of TV's
vlocaust) will be the featured
at this special event to be
lid Wednesday, March 2 at
):30 a.m.
his will be the most impor-
Jnt Women's Division event of
year. To be included, you
st make your ever-important
nmitment to the 1983 United
fcwish Appeal.
Women's Division Luncheon
Judy Rosenkranz
Betty Shalett
Assisting the co-chairmen will Paula Zielonka (Invitations),
be Franci Rudolph (Publicity), Chippy Gould and Doris Roeen-
Karen Berger (Decorations), blatt(Menu).
Helen Gordon Davis To
Address Women's
Division Board
Marlene Linick, President of
the Tampa Jewish Federation
Women's Division has an-
nounced that Helen Gordon
Davis, Florida legislator, will
address the Women's Division
Board of Directors at their
monthly meeting on Thursday,
Feb. 17.
Representative Davis, a
member of the Women's
Division, also serves on the
Board of Directors of the Anti-
Defamation League of Florida
and is a member of the newly
formed Business and Profes-
sional Women's Network of the
Women's Division. Her topic will
be: "Women's Options In Each
Decade of Life."
The board meeting will be open
to any member of the Tampa
Jewish Federation Women's
Division. For additional in-
formation call 875-1618.
Rep. Helen Gordon Davis
Sherman Tapped By Florida UJA Women's Division
Marsha Sherman has been
ppointed Co-Chairman of the
Durces and Consultation
rtfolio of the United Jewish
Jppeal National Women's Divi-
on, Florida Regional Cabinet.
fer Co-Chairman is Bunny Adler
In learning of Marsha Sher-
man's appointment, Rhoda
'is. Tampa Jewish Federation
Women's Division Director
ited, "We are delighted that
Marsha will represent Tampa in
Region. She is extremely
tpable, having served in many
leadership positions locally
well as state and region.
ireha has an impressive port-
that extends into con
g training aa wel aa
fuiiness sessions all over the
Marsha Sherman
Marsha Sherman is a member
of the Tampa Jewish Federation
Board of Directors and is past
president of the Hillel School
Parents Association. She is a
past president of the TJF'
Women's Division and has;
served on the National UJA
Women's Division Executive)
Committee. Prior to moving to
Tampa, Sherman lived in
Hollywood, Florida, where sho
was the recipient of that com-
munity's Young Leadership
Marsha is married to Vernon
Sherman and they have
daughter, Jennifer.
Due to the very favorable
response to this article last year,
the Tampa Jewish Federation's
Women's Division felt it would
be timely and appropriate to
print this again during the midst
of our very critical 1983 cam-
paign. For many of our potential
givers, it responds to your ques-
tions about why a Women's
A woman asks me: "Why is
there a Women's Division?" I
respond: "You and your husband
are dues-paying members of a
synagogue-temple: why then is
there a sisterhood and why do
you belong to it?"
A woman asks ma: "Why
should I be part of Woman's
Division, when my husband gives
a gift to the TJF?" I respond:
"You and your husband are
patron members of the Tampa
Museum. Why, then, are you a
member of Friends of the Arts,
paying dues and supporting its
A woman asks me: "Way
should I give to Women's Divi-
sion, when I'm already contri-
buting with my husband?" I
respond: "You and your husband
are contributors to the Florida
Gulf Coast Symphony in addition
to being season ticket .holders.
When then do you give to the
Tampa Symphony Guild, paying
dues and otherwise supporting it
A woman asks me: "If all our
money is really earned by my
husband, and I have no separate
income, why should I support
Women's Division?" I respond:
"Your husband contributes to
the Annual American Cancer
Society drive when solicited.
When then, do you pay dues to
the Sword of Hope Guild and
support their fundraisers?"
"Well," these women reply,
"I'm beginning to see your point.
But all of these organizations are
still different. There are
education and social aspects as
well as definite impact on the
community with those other
guilds. There is an opportunity to
become involved beyond simply
giving money or soliciting it."
"Well," I respond, "There is a
lot more to Women's Division
than Campaign. The Tampa
Jewish Federation Women's
Division 'Auxiliary' or 'Guild'
(for those women who need those
titles to better understand what
the organization is truly about) is
a vital women's organization in
our community."
In terms of education, the
Women's Division offers
France to Send More Troops
To Beef Up Force in Beirut
3 Full Course Meals Daily
Mashgiach & Synagogue
on Premises
TV Live Show-Movies
Special Diets Served
Open All Year Services
Nr all good topping
Write lot Season Rales
PARIS (JTA) France is
, planning to send additional
troops to Beirut to reinforce the
multinational force. The decision
was reportedly taken as a result
of the recent attacks against
members of the French contin-
gent. In the latest of a series of
such incidents, two Frenchmen
were wounded in the city's sea-
Defense Minister Charles
Hernu has asked the Foreign Le-
gion command to prepare for the
dispatch of several companies
which will join the 1,654 French
"Women's Wednesday," an
intensive day of workshops run
by professionals on topics of
relevance to Jewish and non-
Jewish women alike in today'a
society with lunch and-or dinner
and with a stimulating keynote
speaker. Last year's session waa
a tremendous success offering
such workshops aa: "Developing
Personal Potential." "Time
Management.'' "Stress Manage-
ment." "Job and Volunteer
Opportunities for Women,"
"Financial Planning." etc. Thia
year. "Women's Wednesday" is
scheduled for December 2.
Exciting plans for an inform-
ative, provocative day and
evening are being planned.
In addition, all of the Women's
Division Campaign evente last
year were lovely social events
(from a cruise to a champagne
brunch to a luncheon) with such
fabulous speakers aa: Yael
Dayan (noted author and daugh-
ter of Moshe Dayan), and Cyn-
thia Zager (an Entebbe hostage
and mother of Erich Segal of
"Love Story" fame).
The Women'a Division
"Shalom-Tampa" eervea aa a
Jewish "Welcome Wagon,
warmly welcoming newcomera to
Tampa. The Fall dessert new-
comer party is planned for
Sunday evening, November 15
(know of any newcomers to
Tampa, just call the Federation
office with their names and
addresses so they can be invited).
Just as we utilize our skills and
talents on behalf of our sister-
hoods, Hadassah. OUT, Council
to benefit our people, our com-
munity, and ourselves so it is
with the Women's Division of the
Tampa Jewish Federation.
Each and every gift to the
Campaign counts! As does each
and every woman's time and
energy and involvement in an
organization seeking to educate
and stimulate its members aa
well as to financially support
local, national and international
agencies serving the Jewish
So, when asked, "Why a
Women's Division?", I must
respond: "Isn't it time for you to
join our group? Your gift is your
dues. And, beyond that, your
time and energy are expressions
of your personal commitment to
our purposes, which include: to
provide for continuity and
development of leadership
through creative and indepth
education programs for effective
understanding of the total Jewish
community; to initiate and
support such programs as may
further the health, education and
welfare services of the Tampa
Jewish Federation, the Tampa
Jewish community, the com-
munity at-large and world Jewry.
Isn't this the type of organ-
ization you can be proud to be a
member of?"
marines already in Beirut.
The French are reportedly also
worried by recent incidents be-
tween Israeli soldiers and mem-
bers of the multinational force.
Hernu reviewed the situation
with U.S. Defense Secretary
Caspar Weinberger. The two men
had a lengthy telephone conver-
sation to assess the situation.
Official sources in Paris said
that any reinforcement will take
place only with the agreement of
the Lebanese government and in
cooperation with the military
commanders of the various na-
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Super Sunday is scheduled for this week-
end, Feb. 13. On that day, each one of us
will be called upon to help in the work of the
Tampa Jewish Federation through its 1983
United Jewish Appeal-Israel Emergency
On that day, each one of us will be asked
to show that we care for the destiny of
Israel. For the fate of Jewish political
prisoners in Russia. For untold numbers of
American Jews in communities scattered
across the country who need help, whether
in the form of a hot meal, a low-rental
housing unit, or one of the many other
social services of our Jewish agencies
dedicated to these important programs.
All of that is for this weekend, Feb. 13.
Our suggestion is that you plan to sign
up as a Super Sunday volunteer. Super
Sunday headquarters on Sunday, Feb. 13
will be at Thompson McKinnon at the
Mack Center. Why not help out, when the
TJF-U JA of the Federation will be tele-
phoning Tampans throughout the com-
munity in a direct appeal to them to assist
in its programs?
One way would be to act as a phone
volunteer. You can choose the session or
sessions you prefer to assist in this gigantic
telephone project Feb. 13. Your calls to
potential gift-givers may very well help
make the difference between, say, just a
successful and a smash campaign.
What we need in Tampa, across the
nation and throughout the world Jewish
community is a smash campaign.
The important thing is to participate by
giving of your time. TJF-UJA needs you
now. Volunteer now. And remember, when
the phone rings, ANSWER THE CALL!
Make it a Super Sunday.
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Ran Shows His Own Great Line
was told about the heroic exploit
of Capt. Charles Johnson, he im-
mediately called up the marine
officer who single-handedly
turned back a wave of mean,
nasty, rotten Israeli tanks just
outside of their lines in Beirut.
As the phone rang overseas,
the President's heart thumped
with both pride and annoyance
all at the same time. Just as the
Captain picked up the phone, the
President decided he'd better
show only his pride. A secret leak
of the transcript of the call has
given me a most fortunate word-
for-word accounting of this
immortal conversation.
Ron: This is the President.
Chuck: The President of what?
I'm just a Wisconsin farm-boy
who did my duty. Hie, 'scuse me.
Ron: (Aside to Caspar Wein-
berger). What a hayseed. He says
he doesn't know me. Someone
ought to let him have it smack in
the keister. And he has the hic-
cups. Sounds like indigestion
to me. Are they eating too good
over there?
Cappy: Do you want him
demoted? Or maybe have him as-
signed as special agent to Gen.
Sharon representing the Penta-
gon? But I should warn you that
I'm recommending him for spe-
cial commendation before you
Ron: (Waving his hand for
silence). The President, Chuck
... Of the United States .
President Reagan.
Chuck: Oh Lordy, my
oologies, Sir. We have been in-
ructed. sruced that is, not to talk
to those Israelis or anyone else of
importance 'roun' here. Least-
ways anyone who thinks they're
important. I thought you might
be one of them. My 'pologies.
Ron: Good show, Chuck.
Chuck: Sir?
Ron: (His hand on the phone,
aside to Weinberger). He's a
Cappy: The word is shmuck,
Mr. President. There's a sh there,
like in keep quiet.
Ron: (He removes his hand
from the phone to address Capt.
Johnson). Good show. (Speaking
slowly). I said that was a good
Chuck: Thank you, Mr. Pres-
den. I mean Residen. I jus' tole
em like it was. If they wanted to
pass, they'd havta go over my
dead body.
Ron: Great script. Chuck. It
reminds me of an old movie of
mine. Did you ever see "King's
Row"? Remember Ann Sheridan?
(The President stands thought-
fully, suddenly saying nothing.
After a moment. Secretary Wein-
berger digs a finger into his ribs.)
Cappy: Tell him he acted for
the good of our country.
Ron: You acted for the good of
our country, Chuck.
Cappy: And that those Jews
there will have to learn who is
Ron: Captain, I tell you that
was a great script. Better than
anything I ever had handed to
me to play. Even better than
"King's Row." Did you see
"King's Row?" With Ann Sheri-
dan? What you did was to let the
Israelis, our good friends and
allies, know that at times there'll
naturally be differences between
us. And that they must respect
these differences.
Chuck: I was just doin'
duty as I, hie, saw it.
Ron: Oh, great line, Chuck,
great line. Nobody ever handed
me a line like that. But you need
some lessons in elocution. Have
the hiccups, my boy?
Cappy: Say he's in the great
tradition of the Marine Corps.
They shall not pass Damn
the torpedoes, that sort of thing.
Ron: Captain, I must be frank
to say that your great perfor-
mance there was in the great tra-
dition of our great Marine Corps.
They shall not pass Damn
the torpedoes, that sort of thing.
Our nation is rightly proud of
you. Captain. Secretary Wein-
berger is standing here by my
side, and he wants you to know
that he's recommending you for a
special citation.
Chuck: Jus' doin' dootee.
Ron: (Aside to Weinberger, his
hand on the phone). No one ever
let me at a script like that one.
He's got the hiccups again,
and his speech sure needs shar-
pening up. (Pauses. Gets angry).
Maybe John Wayne or even Gre-
gory Peck had scripts like that,
standing up to three tanks that
way. Never me.
Cappy: Say he contributed to
your Middle East peace initiative
of Sept. 1.
Ron: Captain, I'm obliged to
say you contributed to my Mid-
dle East peace initiative of Sept.
1, standing up to three tanks that
way. The nation thanks you.
Chuck: Oh yeah? Thank ya,
Mizzer Reziden. even if not sure
I unnersan'.
Ron: (Aside to Weinberger).
He's not sure he understands. I
think that's what he said. Maybe andVhat was the best,
it's not indigestion. Maybe he's
been doing more than just eating
too good.
Cappy: And maybe you need a
sudden emergency call from
Moscow so you can end this thing
and hang up. No sense crawling
to the kid.
Chuck: All I did. Sir. was to let
em know that no Jew was goin'
to get the better of the good ole'
U.S. of A.
'going to get the betUr rfl
tgood old U.S. of A f
record, should I object tori1
of putting it? Politely, I nJ3
Cappy: Why that littk,
Ron: Is that a
Cappy: Like keister, Mr I
ident. r'
Be*: (Aside again
clutching the telephone)
get mad? You just told me to]
him the same thing.
Cappy: But you didn't
him. Why not? / can say k.
entitled. He isn't.
Ron: No one ever gave m*i
a great line. Remember the]
in "Red River Valley"?
Cappy: That was Mont^
Clift, a faggot coward who]
Chuck: Yer Honor, still I
Ron: Just a minute, pit
Captain. I may be getting!
emergency call here. Hold i
(Aside to Weinberger,
clutching the telephone).
Duke was in it, too. Ren
the lines when they have a I
fight? I still get goose flesh.
Cappy: Ought to have
mamzer transferred. Maybel
should send him to MoeJ
With his mouth, he could l*|
advance man in disarmi
talks with Andropov. Or
could discuss Soviet Jews. I
to send them to Israel, not I
ton Beach. (He laughs cr
Or maybe, with his experi
now. reassign him for traffic^
duty in Tel Aviv. Begin owes]
at least that.
Ron: Nobody ever gave met
lines like that. Not a singlet
script, not even in "King's!
Chuck: Lo? Hie.
Ron: (Aside to Weinberger,
hand still clamped on the
phone). Who's this I'm talk
to? Why do I have to take tl
dumb calls? _
Ron: (Aside to Weinberger).
He says he wanted to let the Is-
raelis know that no Jew was
Cappy: A traffic cop. Re
bar? (He pauses). Mr Presided
you have that emergency c
now. but it's from Tel Aviv. (Xj
Embassy there. They say tl
Captain was drunk.
Ron: What a line. A ureat list
Mideast Envoy Philip Habib
WiU Be Guest Speaker
At National UJA Dinner
NEW YORK. N.Y.-Philip C.
Ha bib. Special United States
Envoy to the Middle East is
scheduled to address leaders from
Jewish communities throughout
the nation at the Second Annual
United Jewish Appeal National
Palm Beach Dinner on Thursday
Fab. 17 at the Breakers Hotel in
I aim Beach, Florida, Alan L.
Shulman. United Jewish Appeal
National Vice Chairman and
Chairman of the event, an-
nounced today.
"Few figures in contemporary
American history have played a
more crucial role in the contin-
Middle East than Philip Habib."
bnulman said in making the
announcement. "We are deeply
honored that Mr. Habib has
agreed to be with us for this
highly important event, and we
took forward to an analysis of
Middle Eastern events by one
who has been instrumental
shaping them."
The dinner also will honor I
United Jewish Appeal natk
leaders who have guided the i
ganization through its camps
over the past four decades.r
are William RosenwaId of tit
York. Joseph Meyerhoff of
timore, Max M. Fisher of Detroit
Edward Ginsburg of Clevelaodj
Paul Zuckerman of Detroit,'
nard St re I it/, of Norfolk, Virgin^
Owen S. Field of Los Ar
Herschel W. Blumberg ol
Washington. D.C.; Sylvia
Hassenfeld of Barrington,
Island, and Bernice Waldman'
Hartford, Connecticut.
The National Palm
Dinner is being held in coo],
tion with the New York-UJ/
Federation of Jewish P
thropies and the Jewish Fed
tion of Palm Beach County
Heinz Eppler of Palm Beach
Joseph Gurwin of New York
Associate Chairmen of the event
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priday. February 11, 1983
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 5
i [Begin Criticized
Lebanon since
But Commission Tells Sharon to Resign
Continued from Page 1-
It said that it had to reject
(gin's suggestion that "such a
anger (as the eventual mas-
el was entirely absent from
i mind." The report noted:
"We are unable to accept the
Iprime Minister's remarks that he
i absolutely unaware of such a
anger" It also declared: "It
should have been foreseen that
danger of a massacre existed
the Phalangist8 were to enter
camps without measures
eing taken to prevent them from
ommitting acts such as these."
Bracketed wtih Begin and the
[head of Mossad was Foreign
Iviinister Yitzhak Shamir, in
West Germany at the time of the
Irelease of the report Tuesday,
who was expected to cut his trip
; day- Both Begin and Shamir
Iwere characterized as being not
{"unaware of such a danger (a
|massacre if the Christian Phalan-
Igists were permitted into the
|refugee camps)."
EYE-OPENER in the report
Iwas the accusation against De-
Ifense Minister Ariel Sharon that
[he "bears personal responsibility.
[In our opinion, it is fitting that
Ithe Minister of Defense draw the
[appropriate personal conclusions
." and resign his portfolio.
According to a Kol Yisrael re-
ort. Sharon has already been of-
fered a new post as minister in
charge of Judea and Samaria.
But according to the radio report,
Shamir refuses to resign and re-
jects the findings of the commis-
| sion of inquiry as invalid.
The three-man commission,
Ianticipating Sharon's reaction,
J noted that Sharon should be fired
\fcy Begin if he refuses to resign.
The commission of inquiry's
[findings and recommendations
I do not carry the force of law.
THE REPORT'S conclusions
|al>out Sharon set up a furious re-
Jsponse in the government here.
(The National Religious Party, an
[important element in Begin's
Likud coalition, joined by the
Liberals, immediately called for
the ouster of Sharon. But the
ultra-Orthodox Agudat Israel
and the less powerful Tehiya fac-
tion (right-wing) appeared to
want the Defense Minister to
htay on. The Cabinet adjourned
J shortly after the publication of
j'.he report without any official re-
action to its recommendations
and promising to comment on the
| report Wednesday.
Maj. Gen. Yehoahua Saguy,
I Israel's chief of Military Intelli-
gence, was also called upon to re-
sign or be dismissed for "indif-
ference and lack of concern." He
| *as further accused of "a shut-
, "ng of eyes and ears" to the im-
I Plications of sending Christian
rrnalangists into the pre-
] oominantly Moslem camps.
Of Lt. Gen. Rafael Eytan, chief
J aff of the Israel Defense
forces, the report noted that it
*as forced to "grave conclusions
*ith regard to the acts and omis-
sions" of Eytan in the massacre.
since Eytan is retiring in April
under anv circumstances, it made
Commendation with respect
removal or resignation.
y IT ejected Eytan's nrgu-
i** as "sneaons" that the
^stians were a disciplined
"Bung force when he approved
>r entry into the (MM, and he
Jwld have expressed reserva
j bout sending them in. The
"Pot added:
Gen. Sharon
"We find that the Chief of
Staff did not consider the danger
of acts of vengeance and blood-
shed being perpetrated against
the population of the refugee
camps in Beirut." It said, "He
(Eytan) did not order the adop-
tion of the appropriate steps to
avoid this danger, and his failure
to do so is tantamount to a
breach of duty that was incum-
bent upon the Chief of Staff."
Maj. Gen. Amos Yaron, com-
mander of the IDF in Beirut at
the time of the massacre, should
in the eyes of the commission of
inquiry be barred from high com-
mand positions for at least three
Gen. Eytan
years. And Maj. Gen. Amir
Drory, commander of the IDF in
Lebanon, was accused of not per-
sisting with the measures he had
taken to stop the slaughter in the
refugee camps when he found out
about it.
In other parts of the report, the
commission insisted that no one
in responsible high position in Is-
rael's government or in the mili-
tary was directly responsible or
wanted or intended harm to any
of the occupants in the refugee
camps. If there were any errors,
they were of omission rather than
of commission.
Foreign Minister Shamir
IN ADDITION, the report
absolutely absolved Maj. Sa'ad
Haddad, commander of the
Christian Phalangists in south-
ern Lebanon, of any personal
complicity in the massacre.
On the other hand, the report
noted that all Israeli leaders
involved should have understood
"that the combatants in Lebanon
belittle the value of human life far
beyond what is necessary and
accepted in wars between
civilized people, and that various
atrocities against the non-
combatant population had been
While the report absolved
Haddad, it blamed the killings on
Lebanese militiamen,
presumably members of the
Phalangist group. At the same
time, it observed that "it is the
duty of the occupier to do all
it can to ensure the public's well-
being and security," noting that
at the time of the massacre,
Israeli forces surrounded the
Sabra and Shatila camps.
IN A SPECIAL note on Gen.
Sharon, whose dismissal the
commission recommended, the
report said that Sharon was
responsible for "failing to
prevent or reduce the danger of a
massacre These blunders
constitute the non-fulfillment of
the duty with which the Defense
Minister was charged."
At the same time, it expressed
concern that Sharon's decision to
let the Lebanese into the camps
"seemed so unimportant that the
Defense Minister did not see fit
to inform the Prime Minister and
receive his assent."
Returning to Begin, the report
declared that "For two days after
the Prime Minister heard about
the Phalangist entry, he showed
absolutely no interest in their
actions in the camps." The report
noted that Begin himself had
justified Israel's entry into West
Beirut last September as neces-
sary to prevent communal blood-
shed in the wake of the
assassination of Lebanese Presi-
dent-Elect Bashir Gemayel, then
head of the Phalangist militia.
And the report suggested that
if Begin had shown more concern
about a possible bloodbath, it
might have motivated Sharon
and Eytan to take preventive
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday. February l i,lt
UJA Collects More Than $357 Million in 1982
United Jewish Appeal collected a
cash total of $357.5 million in
calendar year 1982 to help pro-
vide humanitarian programs and
services to the people of Israel
and Jews around the world, ac-
cording to UJA National Cash
Chairman Bernard Borine.
Borine stated that the 1982
cash collection total represents
an increase of $56.3 million or
18.7 percent over the $301.2
million transmitted to UJA in
1981 by 638 campaigning com-
munities throughout the United
"Our communities have re-
sponded with commitment and
compassion to our year-end
'double-digit' cash increase drive
to meet the ongoing needs of the
Hillel School Faculty Focus
Librarian, Hillel School
"Why don't you feature the
faculty in one of your articles?
Let the community know more
about them." It is true that Hillel
School faculty have been part of
Tampa Bay's Jewish community
over the years and their ties to
the community take on a variety
of forms.
If you had a pre-schooler who
attended classes at the Jewish
Community Center six or more
years ago, chances are Janet
Steuart was the teacher. Many of
Janet's students today at Hillel
School she first met during her
more than two years at the JCC.
Janet teaches Science full-time
and helps students develop
award-winning State Science Fair
projects. Her unique specialty
this semester is a JCC course
she's teaching on Sundays titled
"Experiments You Can Eat."
Another former kindergarten
teacher, Ricki Lewis, has been
one of the guiding forces of
"Shalom Tampa," the "Welcome
Wagon" for Jewish new-comers.
Presently Ricki's students at
Hillel are in Hebrew and Judaic
studies. Some are also enrolled in
the JCC's music program, a spe-
cial interest of Ricki's. During
recent years, her husband, Mark
Lewis, served as president of
Beth Israel Synagogue and on
several agency boards.
In addition to her teaching
duties at Hillel, Rose Tyson
manages to find time to chauffeur
son Sam to the JCC, create ex-
quisite quilts and teach Hebrew
to adults in a Center-sponsored
Reuven Robbins has organized
shabbatons and holiday cele-
brations that many lucky fami-
lies have shared. Especially
Bits 0' Business
A new accounting firm, Burke,
Angelo & Kinemond, has com-
bined the expertise of three
certified public accountants.
John W. Burke, a CPA and at
torney, has 10 years public ac-
counting experience. He previ-
ously was associated with Arthur
Andersen & Co. and was director
of taxes for a local accounting
firm. John and his family are
members of Congregation Kol
Ami and the Jewish Community
The new firm, in the Freedom
Savings Building, Suite 300, 220
East Madison St., has a range of
services including computerized
bookkeeping, financial state-
ments, tax returns, and tax
Burke, Angelo & Kinemond
may be contacted at 229-3379.
If you haven't tried Zander's
Delicatessen yet, don't delay any
longer. They're located in the
Village Square West Shopping
Center (the North end) but don't
be misled by the fact that the old
sign is not down yet. It is indeed
under new ownership. Alexander
C. Reina (That's where the Zan
der's comes from) ably assisted,
by his father, both from New
york, want to please you. They
are establishing quite a
reputation as party caterers, ask
to see their catering menus. Zan-
der's is open Monday-Saturday
and its carry out only. Their
number is 961-9125.
During the past year Laven-
thoi & Horwath, national ac-
counting firm with offices in 37
cities in the U.S. including
Tampa completed several
mergers. One of them was with
Green, Shampain & Company in
New York. Besides being the
founder of the firm, Sidney S.
Green is one of the founders of
Israel Bonds. It seems that in
1950 Green was one of 30 Ameri-
cans who attended a conference
with Israeli Prime Minister Da-
vid Ben-Gurion. That conference
was the beginning of the Israel
Bond program and Sidney S.
Green has been actively associ-
ated with Israel Bonds ever since.
Tampan Cathy Gardner, has
opened The Calligraphy Studio at
2007 N. 15th St.
Garner, a professioal calli-
grapher for several years will
provide individualized
calligraphy for awards, certifi-
cates, memorials, invitations and
Calligraphy, dating back to 10
A.D., is the art of beautiful
writing. All work done by The
Calligraphy Studio is done by
hand. "There are many forms of
typesetting that can imitate
calligraphy," Gardner said, "but
nothing takes the place of hand
done work."
Gardner is a graduate of
Georgia State University with a
degree in marketing and a mem-
ber of Congregation Schaarai
Zedek. The Calligraphy Studio
number is 248-5058.
fortunate are those worshippers
who have heard Torah read by
Reuven's Hillel school students
at local synagogues. Many of
these youngsters read on "non-
Bar Mitzvah" days and on hot
summer days too!
Regina Carmel and Sylvia
Richman teach concurrently at
Hillel School and Rodeph
Sholom. Sylvia had spent many
of her years in Tampa working
for Hadassah, USY and Sister-
hood as well.
The guiding force of Congrega-
tion Ahavat Shalom's Education
committee and Religious School
across the Bay is Selma Bowman.
Sol ma's math students are chal-
lenged to excell and keep winning
national awards.
Rabbi Kenneth Berger probab-
ly sees more of Hillel School stu-
dents and faculty than many of
you because of Hillel School's
location at the synagogue facili-
ty. He too, is a parent of Hillel
students and in describing the
faculty he said, "Their greatest
strength is their concern for each
individual. Nefesh echat
After the Bar Mitzvah of a Hil-
lel student he remarked to me
that it warmed his heart to see
both Jewish and non-Jewish
faculty at Shabbat services. It
seems to Rabbi Berger that the
faculty is not just superb at
pointing out strengths and de-
ficiencies of students, but at im-
plementing programs that cater
to the needs of each child. He
continued, "It seems that each
child is a unique individual."
Talking with fourth grader
Shana Hilk, I learned another
perception of the faculty. She
said, "They relate to what you
like to do."
Robyn Pegler summed it up,
"They're fair, they smile at us
and laugh with us."
So, as a response to that earlier
request I guess that one of the
best parts of being faculty at Hil-
lel School is being "family."
Jewish people through the
human support programs of the
Jewish Agency, the Joint Distri-
bution Committee and other
beneficiary agencies," Borine
"We are proud of the fact that
our dollars are now working to
fund humanitarian programs and
services for Jews in need
throughout the world."
Borine said that, this sum in-
cludes $23.5 million for the Israel
Special Fund which was launched
last July to help provide addi-
tional funding for social welfare,
education and health programs
and services threatened by
reductions or curtailment in the
economic wake of "Operation
Peace for Galilee."
Also included, the UJA Na-
tional Cash Chairman reported, is
$1.9 million to help reduce the
substantial debt incurred by the
Jewish Agency in recent years
when it was forced to borrow at
high interest rates to make up for
shortfalls in cash forwarded from
community campaigns.
$19 million was transmitted to
Project Renewal, the sweeping
economic, social and cultural re-
habilitation program created
three years ago to improve the
quality of life in Israel's older im-
migrant neighborhoods. This
sum represents an increase of
$5.1 million or 36.6 percent
the $13.9 million collected !
Borine noted that the 1
million collected in 1982 inch
$309 million from the \%
regular campaign, an increase!
$26.1 million or 9.2 percent i
the $283 million collected
1981. Cash for capital projecu!
the Israel Education Fund
$3.9 million for 1982.
In his statement of
tion to lay and professional J,
ish leadership across the coi
Borine, a UJA National
Chairman, projected an "a
cash effort for 1983, with
mented programs and sei
that will respond to
Jewish needs."
The accelerated 1983 cash i
gram aims at total redemptio
pledges to the Israel Sr.__
Fund, created in response to i
traordinary current Jewish
in Israel; collection of ux
pledges from 1983 and
Regular Campaign; fulfillment oil
commitments to the residents of J
Project Renewal neighbor!
and significant progress towa
retirement of the costly Jewi
Agency debt. Communities
be urged to remit cash to UJA I
all allocated needs in
monthly payments.
"These are our goals for 1983,"I
Borine stated. "We can no longer!
take pride solely in the level oil
our pledging. A pledge is i|
promise to the Jewish people; I
cash is the fulfillment of that]
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Wing in Background
Barbie Trial Will Be Long Ordeal
jarbie, one of the moat notorious
Jazi war criminals still alive, was
eturned Sunday night to Lyon,
he French city where he served
Gestapo chief during World
Var II- He will go on trial for his
Die in the deportation of
thousands of French Jews, the
nurder of French resistance
der Jean Moulin and other
primes which earned him the title
butcher of Lyon" 40 years ago.
Barbie, 69, was handed over to
French authorities after his ex-
.ulsion from Bolivia, a country
iihere he found haven shortly af-
the war and obtained citizen-
ship in 1952 under the alias Klaus
Mtmann. Upon his arrival in
France aboard a military plane he
ras flown by helicopter to Lyon
here an investigating magis-
trate formally charged him with
primes against humanity. If
ound guilty, he faces life im-
ALTHOUGH French courts
entenced Barbie to death in ab-
entia in 1946 and 1954, capital
punishment has since then been
Jabolished in France and the death
(sentences have been voided by the
[.[.mile of limitations. Mean-
while, he is being held in Montluc
[Prison in Lyon.
Legal experts say that Barbie's
Itrial will start in a year, at the
[earliest, as hundreds of witnesses
lhave to be heard and tons of
documents have to be studied.
Legal experts also say that his
trial will have to be based on his
anti-Jewish activities since his
responsibility in the arrest, tor-
ture and murder of resistance
fighters in also voided by the
statute of limitations and could
be challenged in court.
The "butcher of Lyon" is ex-
pected to appoint West German
lawyers sepcializing in the de-
fense of former Nazis, as his at-
French individuals interviewed
on radio and television networks
generally said they strongly
favor Barbie's arrest and trial.
Moulin's widow said, "What
Barbie deserves is death. I hope
someone will manage to kill
THE ISRAELI Justice Minis-
try said Monday in Jerusalem
that it has not yet received a
formal request from France to
supply evidence or witnesses for
Barbie's trial. Officials said that
once a request is received, the
necessary information could be
prepared in a few days.
Foreign Minister Yitzhak
Shamir stated: "I am satisfied
that one of the known war
criminals will be brought before a
tribunal in France and justice will
be done and he will be punished
for the crimes he committed dur-
ing the war."
Although Barbie's where-
abouts have been known at least
Israelis Show Strong Opposition To
Arms Sales to Dictatorships
I public opinion poll published by
the Jerusalem Post shows strong
bipartisan opposition to Israeli
arms sales to countries governed
b; dictatorships.
The poll shows that 35.2
| percent of the respondents are
rugainst selling arms to "racist
and dictatorial regimes." The
< breakdown by party of persons
holding that view was 36.4
percent pro-Labor and 34 percent
| pro-Likud.
Respondents who favored arms
| jales only to democratic regimes
i amounted to 27.9 percent of
whom 32 percent were pro-Labor
and 26 percent pro-Likud. A total
of 9.4 percent was undecided.
Likud A total of 9.4 percent was
Among them 8.4 percent were
proI,abor and 7.2 percent pro-
Asked if Israel should take into
account the kind of regime it sold
arms to. 27.5 percent of the
. respondents said Israel should
PSell to any country, irrespective
of the kind of government it had.
In that category, 32.8 percent
were pro Likud and 23.2 percent
Howard B. Greenberg
Questioned specifically about
arms sales to Argentina, 53.8
percent responded positively.
29.1 percent were opposed and
17.1 percent were undecided.
That sampling was not told
before they answered the
question that Argentina is ruled
by a military dictatorship.
Israel, Hungary
Join in Pate
Paris correspondent of Maoriv
reported that Israel and Hungary
have concluded a cartel agree-
ment for the sale of agricultural
products almost entirely goose
liver to France. The paper said
that Hungary exports to France
some 800 tons of goose pate,
while Israel sells about 250 tons a
year, but obtains a higher price.
Under the new agreement,
both countries will unify their
prices and market their product
under joint agreement. Israel is
said to be one of the worlds
major producers of goose liver.
Roberts. Wolf
since 1972 when Nazi hunters
Serge and Beate Klarsfeld identi-
fied Altmann as Barbie from old
photographs, requests for his ex-
tradition to France were rejected
by the Bolivian authorities.
The former Gestapo officer
lived and apparently prospered in
La Paz under the protection of a
succession of rightwing military
governments. But the new
civilian government of Bolivia
ordered his arrest last month on
charges of fraudently obtaining
$10,000 from a State-owned com-
BARBIE WAS stripped of
citizenship he obtained under a
false name, and, with extradition
requests pending from France
and West Germany, he was
ordered expelled, apparently to
avoid prolonged hearings by the
Bolivian Supreme Court, the out-
come of which was uncertain.
His pending indictment for
crimes against humanity is said
to involve responsibility for the
deaths of at least 11,000 persons
including Jews and members of
the French resistance. He headed
the gestapo in Lyon from 1942-
One document, found in Ger-
man archives after the war,
shows that he personally organ-
ized the arrest of 41 Jewish chil-
dren, aged 3-13. All were de-
ported to the Auschwitz death
camp. He also rounded up
thousands of local Jewish
refugees and had them sent to
Drancy, the notorious transit
camp on the outskirts of Paris,
from where they were deported to
death camps in East Europe.
BARBIE WILL BE the first
major Nazi war criminal to be
tried in Western Europe, outside
of Germany, in nearly a genera-
tion. But Barbie's trial could re-
open old wounds and stir up a
hornet's nest in France. Barbie
claims that Moulin, the French
wartime resistance chief he is ac-
cused of murdering was alive
when he handed him over to the
Vichy authorities.
Barbie also claimed recently in
La Paz that many prominent
Frenchmen were involved in the
betrayal and arrest of Moulin
whose death caused the complete
reorganization of the top echelons
of the resistance.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa

Friday, February u ij

Begin Tells Ministers
Turn Down Anti-American Rhetoric
Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood]
Valued Volunteer Js Shakm
Premier Menachem
Begin ordered his ministers
to tone down the angry
rhetoric between Israel and
the U.S. over an incident
last Wednesday when an
American marine officer
confronted an Israeli tank
squad south of Beirut. But
government sources stres-
sed that this would
"depend on the Americans"
allowing the tension over
the incident to die down.
Summing up an angry Cabinet
debate, Begin overruled several
ministers who had suggested
strong public action by Israel to
emphasize that it was in the right
in the tank incident. Some of
them urged Begin to make an
official statement or send a public
letter to President Reagan.
BUT BEGIN said such steps
would needlessly exacerbate the
tension and would play into the
hands of those in the U.S.
Administration who want to
foment trouble between
Washington and Jerusalem.
According to Begin, it was those
elements who deliberately exag-
gerated the incident for their own
purposes. Defense Minister Ariel
Sharon reportedly supported
Begins "play it cool" approach.
Foreign Minister Yitzhak Sha-
mir appeared conciliatory when
he told reporters, before his
departure on a brief visit to West
Germany, Belgium and Luxem-
bourg that he hoped the incident
will not affect the friendly rela-
tions between Israel and the U.S.
"These accidents in Beirut are
very regretable. I think they will
not change the character of the
friendly relations with the United
States." he said, adding that
neither country needed or wanted
such incidents. He was referring
'to the episode last Wednesday
when a marine officer, Capt.
Charles Johnson, halted a column
of three Israeli tanks and,
brandishing a loaded pistol,
warned that they could advance
only over his dead body.
The incident occurred near the
Beirut airport. Israel insists the
tanks were on a routine patrol in
their legitimate area of
operations at the time and that
the Americans later conceded
BEGIN AND other ministers
expressed distaste Monday over
reports in the Israeli media citing
Israeli sources to the effect that
Johnson had been intoxicated
when he confronted the tanks.
But Cabinet sources said the
ministers, regardless of their
differences over how to handle
the incident, were united in their
anger and resentment against the
Administration for allegedly
exaggerating it.
Much of the blame was heaped
on Defense Secretary Caspar
Weinberger who. it was felt here,
deliberately over-reacted to the
affair in order "to besmirch
Officials and military officers
France Agrees to Sell Iraq
Missiles Like Those in Falkland*?
PARIS (JTA) France has agreed to sell Iraq 20
Exocet missiles similar to those used effectively by
Argentina against the British Navy during the Falkland
Islands war and six Super Standard combat planes to
deliver them, according to the usually well informed
French weekly Le Canard Enchaine.
DIPLOMATIC SOURCES confirmed the report saying
it fitted in with France's overall pro-Iraqi and pro-
Egyptian policy. The Iraqi-Iranian war was one of the
subjects which Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
discussed with President Francois Mitterrand when they
met here last Thursday.
Mubarak, Egyptian diplomatic sources said, hopes
Western Europe will "make itself clearly heard" in
Washington and urge President Reagan to act rapidly to
try and secure a settlement in the Middle East. The
sources said Mubarak feels encouraged by his meeting
with Reagan but believes that European pressure would
help speed up American diplomatic action.
Kosher Lunch Menu
Kosher lunch menu of the Senior Citizen's Nutrition and
Activity Program is sponsored by the Hillaborough County
Commission and held at the Jewish Community Center. Marilyn
Blakley, site manager. 872-4451. Menu subject to change.
Monday Beef Stew, Whole Potatoes. Carrota, Applesauce
Orange Juice. Whole Wheat Broad
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assert that when American and
Israeli officers and diplomats
inspected the demarcation line
shortly after the incident, it was
confirmed that the tanks were in
their own territory and that the
marine captain had to leave his
forward post to confront them.
They said that colored barrels
erected since then to define the
demarcation line proved this.
The tank incident has drawn
sardonic comment from Israeli
army officers who say it "ranged
from the ridiculous to the
unhappy to the absurd." They
seem to take offense at the fact
that Johnson has become what
they call derisively America's
new "folk hero" who "single-
handed repulsed three Israeli
tanks by brandishing his pistol."
IN AN IRONIC twist, the
Israeli tank commander involved
in the incident, identified only as
a Lt. Col. Rafi, was slightly
wounded Monday when two
explosive charges detonated near
a patrol he was leading in the
Shuafat area, in the vicinity of
the confrontation with the
marine. A military spokesman
said the attackers fled westward
toward the area patroled by the
multinational force made up of
the marines and French and
Italian contingents.
Meanwhile, Maj. Saad Had-
dad. commander of the Christian
militia in south Lebanon and Is-
rael's principal ally, blasted the
U.S. at a press conference in
Metullah Friday. He claimed the
marines were incapable of halting
Palestinian terrorist attacks on
Israeli troops in Lebanon and
charged that "the marines are
there for political purposes" and
"to protect the PLO."
Haddad, who many Lebanese
officials regard as a renegade,
also charged that President Amin
Gemayel "does not have the
power to force" the Syrians to
leave Lebanon. He scorned the
Lebanese regular army as a
"collection of soldiers even the
best of weapons will not im-
Elsewhere in south Lebanon,
fierce fighting was reported
between Druze villagers and
Christian militias in and around
Aley on the main Beirut-Damas-
cus road. According to reports
from Beirut, the Druze are helped
by the PLO.
Rock Injures
22-year-old Israeli woman was
reported in "very serious con-
dition" after undergoing brain
surgery at Hadassah Hospital for
head injuries caused by a rock
thrown through the windshield of
a military vehicle she was riding
on the night of Jan. 29. The
victim. Esther Ohana of Beit
Shaen, was hit when the vehicle
driven by a senior army officer,
was passing through the
Dahanya Village on the Beer-
sheba-Hebron highway. The rock
was thrown from behind the wall
of a nearby school. The army
damped a curfew on the village
and ten suspects were arrested
for questioning.
Council Elects Seigel
Seigel, the International Council
of Jewish Women's representa-
tive here, has been elected vice
chairperson of the Non-govern-
mental Organization INGO) sub-
committee on the status of
women. The Council has consul-
tative status in the Unitsd Na-
tions Economic and Social Com
mjttee. Ma. Seigel was previously
the English secretary and
convener of the working group on
women and employment in the
Economic and Social Committee.
Betty Shalett is Rodeph
Sholom Sisterhood's Valued Vol-
unteer of the Month, announced
President Diana R. Siegel.
Betty, her husband Sheldon
and daughter Rebbeca Zwick
moved to Tampa from Chicago in
1975. Rachel was born six and a
half years ago and was named at
Rodeph Sholom.
Betty has been intensively
involved in Jewish communal
work for many years. In Chicago
she was an officer in her Sister-
hood at B'nai Zion. In Rodeph
Sholom Sisterhood, Betty was
Torah Fund-Resident Hall
campaign chairman before she
was elected President in 1980.
She is currently Membership
Shalett serves on the board i
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. Florida branch; the Jewish U
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to 3 p.m. today, will bring some
of the atmosphere and attrac-
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It will be located on the Martin
Luther King plaza between the
University Center and the Ad-
ministration Building. Visitors
can sample foods such as falafel,
Maccabee beer, and Carmel wittl
with their donations goinfl
toward a student scholarshjl
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elude displays on kibbutz life!
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brew Ulpan instruction and h|
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Fairgoers can view and partial
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joy Israeli music. A costumed|
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The Fair is free and open to the
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 9
But No Pre-Conditions
Begin Urges Hussein to Attend Parley
__ Premier Menachem Be-
gin has invited King Hus-
sein of Jordan to join in the
Middle East peace process.
He insisted, however, that
the invitation was being
extended within the frame-
work of the 1978 Camp Da-
vid accords from which
there must be no de-
viations, no contradictions
and no additions that
would change its meaning.
Begin addressed the closing
session of the Prime Minister's
1983 Israel Bond Organization
conference here. He said there is
no nation in the world which
yearns for peace more than the
people of Israel. But, he added,
the Jewish people have an in-
alienable right to live in Israel "in
all its parts."
PRESIDENT Yitzhak Navon,
addressing the conference dele-
gates earlier at a meeting in the
Presidential residence, observed
that PLO chief Yasir Arafat tells
the Western press and diplomats
he is willing to live in peace with
Israel but says just the opposite
in his messages to the Arab peo-
Navon said that in reading the
Arabic press he found that the
PLO leaders adhere faithfully to
their charter which calls for the
elimination of Israel.
On the subject of Israel's peace
treaty with Egypt. Navon said
that while President Hosni
Absentee voting for the Tampa
Municipal Election is now avail-
able in the office of the Supervis-
or of Klections on weekdays from
R:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. for voters who
will be out of the county on
Election Day, March 1. The Elec-
tions Office is in Room 107 of the
Hillsborough County Court-
Absentee voters who prefer to
have a ballot mailed to them
should call 272-5850 as soon as
To qualify to vote by absentee
ballot, the voter must have regis-
tered by the deadline of Jan. 29
and be unable to get to his as-
signed polling place without the
help of another person. This elec-
tion is for voters residing within
vihe City of Tampa pniy.
Completed absentee ballots
must be received in the Elections
Office by 7 p.m. election night if
they are to be counted with the
elm ion returns.
Tampa elects its city officials
every four (4) years. The ballot
for this election will contain races
for mayor and for five (5) city
council seats. The incumbents in
the remaining two (2) city council
seats are unopposed for re-
There will also be two (2) refer-
endums on the March 1 ballot.
The first referendum proposes to
reduce from seven (7) to three (3)
the council seats which are
elected citywide and make the re-
maining four (4) seats elected
n>m districts. Only council
v|"em,.)ers elected citywide would
be eligible to serve as chairman
and chairman pro-tern of the city
council. If approved, this change
would become effective in 1987.
The second referendum pro-
"des for exceptions to the cur-
rent competitive bidding require-
ments in specified circumstances
and also corrects a legal citation
incorrectly referenced in the city
Mubarak supports the peace pro-
cess, the Egyptian press is con-
ducting an anti-Semitic cam-
paign which includes cartoons
that could have come from Julius
Streicher's Nazi press.
A BONDS conference high-
light was the dedication of a
marker and the burial of a time
capsule containing the names of
the founding contributors to the
Mediterranean-Dead Sea canal, a
major hvdro-electric project The
capsule was buried at the site
where the digging is to begin.
Energy Minister Yitzhal
Modai told the delegates that
work will begin shortly on de-
signs for the $1.4 billion hydro-
electric power plant and the canal
which is expected to open a new
phase in the agricultural develop-
ment of the Negev. The Israel
Bond Organization is providing
seed money for the canal.
Workmen's Grcle Plans to Snub
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Memorial
Workmen's Circle has rejected an
invitation from the Polish
government to participate in the
government-sponsored com-
memoration of the 40th anniver-
sary of the Warsaw Ghetto upris-
ing next April and has urged all
other Jewish organizations to do
the same.
Dr. Israel Kugler, president of
the Jewish labor fraternal order,
cited among other things the
Workmen's Circle's support of
the Polish Solidarity movement,
outlawed by the regime of
Wojciech Jaruzelski. He said the
invitation was extended through
"a Polish government puppet
front the Jewish Cultural Far-
Solidarity who have witnessed
the repressive measures ex-
hibited by the Jaruzelski regime,
we cannot and will not permit
ourselves to be expoited. Nor do
we wish to see kindred Jewish
organizations equally exploited
for the hypocritical purposes
such participation would mask,"
Kugler said.
He noted that the Jeruzelski
government "and predecessor
Polish Communist governments
have a long history of anti-
Semitic actions which drove out
the remnant of surviving Polish
Jews, purged members from its
own political ranks just because
they were Jews, and revived the
notorious Grunwald movement
to use anti-Semitism against the
free trade union movement
Solidarnocz Solidarity."
Kugler said his organization
would support "all legitimate
commemorations" of the Warsaw
Ghetto uprising "in those coun-
tries where democracy is prac-
ticed." It is supporting the
American Gathering of Holo-
caust Survivors in Washington
Apr. 11-14.
Never could afford a CPA to
help you figure out your income
tax forms? Don't know whether
or not you can get anything
back? Well-trained and eager
VITA's (Volunteer Income Tax
Assistants) are now ready to
serve you nine hours a week at
the Jewish Community Center.
Every Wednesday (except
March 30, closed for Passover)
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. these
remarkable volunteers will help
you (or your Aunt Ethel or your
neighbor), folks who couldn't
afford a professional tax service,
sort out the mysteries of the 1982
tax rules and forms.
So get your paperwork, your
W-2's, and your interest
statements, all together and
come on down to the JCC soon,
before there's a line.
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of a generous donation from one of its participants, Betty Oslin. This
is the third time Betty has given a gift to the project. Rene Miller, JCC
business manager, accepted the gift on behalf of Sharon Mock, acting
director. Betty, who has long been associated with the project, feels
she is fMiying back some of which she has received here at the JCC. "In
these hurtl times, it's little enough to do / wish I could do more."
They are pictured before the Shalom sign in the JCC Senior Lounge.
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of American society as the result
of a pilot project conducted by
JWB and funded by a planning
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Titled '' Beyond Resettlement:
A Model Program Interpreting
American Society for Soviet Jew-
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four years and JWB-affiliated
Jewish Community Centers in
New York. Los Angeles. Chicago.
Philadelphia, Cleveland and San
The six cities were selected be-
cause they have the largest influx
of Soviet Jewish immigrants in
the U.S. The JCCs were chosen
l>ecause over the past eight years
they have demonstrated an
ability to mobilize their com-
munity's resources to provide re-
settlement and acculturation
programs and services to the new
The planning grant was
awarded to JWB by the National
Endowment for the Humanities
to accomplish two things: 1) to
help the immigrants become ac-
culturated to their new American
environment, and 2) to teach
Americans about the Soviets.
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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, February l
CongregationsI Organizations Events
Sisterhood Hamantaschen
Sadie Wahnon, president of
Temple David Sisterhood, has
announced that freshly baked
Hamantaschen will be available.
The traditional triangular cakes
(prune and poppy seed) are baked
in the synagogue kitchen. To ob-
tain the Hamantaschen, please
call Fritzie Kkhler, 877-2721 or
Jeanne Pennan, 876-8396. Re-
member, you must submit your
order in advance.
Sunday Morning Breakfast
On Sunday, Feb. 13, Jack Sol
owitz will be in charge of the
Sunday Morning Breakfast
Program. Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Shuster will be providing the
usual traditional breakfast. We
welcome our members and
friends to join us.
Morris Kichler
Toeabetoaw Setting
Mrs. Fritzie Kkhler and family
announce the Matzaivah Tomb-
stone Setting Service for the late
Morris Kkhler (husband, father
and grandfather respectively) on
Sunday, Feb. 20 10:30 a.m. at
Beth Israel Cemetery. Rabbi
Samuel M. Mallinger and Rabbi
Theodore Brod wul conduct the
Installation Service
Congregation Rodeph Sholom
will install new officers during
services, Friday evening, Feb. 18
beginning at 8 p.m. Rabbi Ken-
neth Berger will do the official in-
The new officers are: Chairman
of the Board, Howard Sinsley;
President, Louis Morris; Presi-
dent Elect, Michael Levine; Vice
President, Martin Solomon: Vice
President, Bernice Wolf; Treas-
urer, Frank Cohen; Financial
Secretary, Jay Markowitz;
Recording Secretary, Arline Ver-
kauf and Corresponding Secre-
tary, Michael Linsky.
Congregation Rodeph Sholom celebrated Tu BiShe-
vat by planting a tree donated by the new syna-
gogue president, Louis Morris. From the left:
Regina Carmel, Religious School principal; Latie
Minton, Morris, Rabbi Kenneth Berger and liana
The congregation and friends
are invited to attend this install-
ation service and the Oneg Shab-
bat following services.
On Sunday, Jan. 30, Rodeph
Sholom's Religious School cele-
brated Tu Bishevat with a
morning of rotating workshops,
singing, dancing, cooking,
eating, storytelling, and seed
planting. Parsley seeds
planted to be harvested for the
seder table karpas, as well as
marigold seeds, which will bloom
to adom the bima for Spring.
Larry Wasser of the Jewish
National Fund, brought a film,
"From Sand to Land," which, he
explained, showed that JNF
money went for more than trees.
Religious school youth and
students then presented Mr.
Wasser with their collection for
trees to be planted in the Rodeph
Sholom forest near Safed. This
was especially significant as
Rabbi Berger will lead a group of
congregants from Rodeph
Sholom to Israel in April to help
celebrate Israel's 36th, double
chai, year of independence. The
thought of their own congregants
planting trees excited the chil-
dren so much that Mr. Wasser
had to promise to send the reli-
gious school a collection box for
each child in an effort to plant as
many trees as possible before the
April trip-
The festive morning was con-
cluded with Cantor Hauben
leading the parents and children
in "Hatikvah," after whkh all
exited outdoors with little gift
packages of Tu Bishevat fruits
and the entire school planted a
tree donated especially for this
occasion by incoming president,
Lou Morris.
Jewish Singles
Kol Ami Singles Group will be
meeting at the Tampa Pitcher
Show, 14416 N. Dale Mabry on
Tuesday, Feb. IS at 6:30 p.m.
The "Jazz Singer" is scheduled
for that evening. Admission is tl.
Religious School
Congregation Kol Ami's Reli-
gious School has been bubbling
with acti v ities!
Tu B'Shevat found the chil-
dren in all classes planting
parsley seeds in individual pots.
They then proceeded to take
them home hoping to nurture
Bar/Bat Mitzvah
John Marianoro, son of Jill
Marinaro, will be called to the
Torah as a Bar Mitzvah, tomor-
row morning at Congregation
Schaarai Zedek. Rabbi Frank N.
Sundheim will officiate.
Community Calendar
Friday, February 11
(Candlelighting lime 5:58) Israeli Fair at USF Campus 11 a.m.-3
p.m. Congregation Kol Ami Shabbaton through Feb. 11.
Saturday, February 12
Congregation Kol Ami Jai Alai Night Hillel School "Sweetheart
Dance" at Beth Israel Building 7 p.m.
Sunday, February 13
Sound" 88.5 FM 9-11 a.m. Congregation Schaarai Zedek-
SCHZFTY ORT (Tampo Chapter) Valentine Surprise 7:30 p.m.
Congregation Kol Ami Adult Education Classes 11 a.m.-12
noon and 7:30 p. m.
Monday, February 14
JCC CLOSED Congregation Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood Board
at 10 a.m. and General Meeting and Luncheon at noon Jewish
Notional Fund Board Meeting 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 15
ORT (Bay Horizons) General Meeting 10:30 a.m. JCC Lunch
Bunch Burdines 10:30 a.m.-12 noon Jewish Towers Board
Meeting 4 p.m. Congregation Kol Ami Singles Group 6:30
p.m. The Jazz Singer at Tampo Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale
Mabry Congregotion Kol Ami Board of Education Meeting -
7:30 p.m. OT (Tompa Chapter) General Meeting 7:30 p.m.
Congregotion Schaarai Zedek SCHZFTY 7:30 p.m. Jewish
Towers Games 7:30 p.m. Congregation Kol Ami Youth
Committee 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 14
Hodossah (Tampa) Meeting 10 a.m. Congregation Kol Ami
Sisterhood Meeting 7:45 p.m. Hodassah (Shalom Brandon)
Regular Meeting 8 p.m.
Thursday, February 17
Hillel School Parents Association Board Meeting 9:30 a.m. *
JCC Food Co-op I0a.m.-I2:15 p.m. TJF-WD Executive Board
at 10:30 a.m. and Regular Board at noon JCC Executive and
Regular Board 6 p.m. Congregation Schaarai Zedek Adult
Education 8 p.m.
Friday, February 18
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Installation of Synagogue officers
at 8 p. m. (Candlelighting time 6:03)

John is in the seventh grade at
Madison Junior High School
where he is on the Honor Roll.
Out of town guests will be here
to share the occasion with John
from New York, New Jersey,
Chicago, Miami, Orlando and
Margate. Special guests will be
John's grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Bialik and aunt, Mrs.
Laurie Bedsole, all from New
Mrs. Marinaro will host a
luncheon and party in honor of
her son Saturday afternoon at the
Host International Hotel.
Wendi Michelle Leiter, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Leiter,
will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah
tomorrow morning at Congrega-
tion Rodeph Sholom. Rabbi Ken-
neth Berger and Cantor William
Hauben will officiate.
Wendi is in the 7th grade at
Blake Jr. High School, where she
was on the honor roll. She at-
tends Religious School at Con-
gregation Rodeph Sholom and is
a member of Kadima.
Mr. and Mrs. Leiter and Mrs.
Rose Edison will host the Kid
dush Luncheon at the Country-
side Village Clubhouse, in
Wendi's honor.
"Everybody talks about high
blood pressure but most people
don't know how many different
ways it can affect your health.
That's why we've asked Dr.
Goldstein to give us up-to-date
information about it," says
Donna Davis, Director of the
Senior Center Program for the
Jewish Community Center.
All adults, but especially older
individuals, are welcome to High
Blood Pressure and You, Friday,
Feb. 11 at 1:30 p.m. in the library
of the JCC. Doctor Goldstein will
talk about hypertension and
answer questions from the
There is no charge to anyone 60
or older, for others a SI donation
is requested. Partial funding for
this program is provided by
Older Americans act, The Jewish
Federation and United Way.
thriving ones planted!*.
their plants for an early
in time to use the Parsley
Passover. ^
Continuing with the -1-1 *
tion of the holiday, three
trees were planted on
tion Kol Ami's grounds
For the weekend of Feb l]
the School has scheduled j
second overnight Shabbaton u
be held at Chineegut Educating)!
Center in Brookaville TheSI
one in October 1962 was so *.!
cessful that students clan
for "More." Students from .
three through High School wfllbjl
participating in a weekend oil
Jewish tradition, joy and fun.
With Purim coming soon, us]
children have bean antii'
Purim services, whkh
the reading of the MegilUh, u
the Purim carnival to be held (
Sunday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m.
Each class is sponsoring tu I
booths at the Carnival vyisj]
for the moat original ideas. Than
will be lots of games, food iai|
prizes for the entire family.
Even though Passover is
until the and of March, an i
rial project has been started L
each class. Each student hasdtl
signed his own Seder plate usiu |
water colors and a special mate? I
al. These designs were sent tobtl
E recessed and the children wi]
ae their design returned to then
in the form of permanent melm*
Seder plates.
Further Passover plans havt I
been made including a Mods'
Seder to be at Congregation Kol
Ami in conjunction with Rodepk
Sholom in which students from
both schools will participate.
555?* MiUv,lh' wedding nd engagement forms are
available at all of the synagogues or may be picked up at the
Jewish Floridian" office. All forms moat be completed and
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Jewish National Fund
State of Israel Bonds
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Social Service
T.O.P. Jewish Foundation, Inc.
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JCC Pre-School and Kindergarten
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Lay, February 11,1983
Filling in Background
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Page 11
a-ael Charges U.S. Exaggerated Incident
Lrael has accused the
fnited States of exagger-
Lng an incident in which a
[arine officer brandishing
I loaded weapon prevented
Israeli tank squad from
jvancing toward a marine
neck point on the southern
itskirts of Beirut.
I The State Department said it
ewed "such incidents very seri-
fsly," and Defense Secretary
B9par Weinberger toTd the
ouse Armed Services Commit-
that it was his "continuing
nrrv" that such incidents could
icalate and cause "serious loss
BUT ISRAEL officials insist
lat the alleged confrontation
[as of minor consequence and
fccurred because the marine
ficer was unfamiliar with the
femarcation line between the
bne patrolled by the marines and
Lat in which the Israel Defense
|orce operates. They expressed
er at what they termed Amer-
an "over reaction.'
According to the Pentagon
sion of events, Marine Capt.
Jharles Johnson approached an
dvancing column of three Israeli
^nks near a marine checkpoint
; the Beirut University's science
culty at Reihan. The lead tank
Jllegedly halted within "a foot"
ff the officer who asked to speak
the squad commander. The
btter. an Israeli Lt. Col. not im-
hediately identified, dismounted
er several minutes and asked
) speak to a superior officer.
When the Israeli tanks indi-
cated they would continue to ad-
Lame, the marine officer leaped
In top of the lead tank, loaded
pmi cocked his 45 pistol (some
version* said, hy tarried rifle)-
biJ warned that the tanks would
advance only "over my dead
Ixidy After several minutes, the
Israeli tank column withdrew.
EINBERGER was quoted
aying that Capt. Johnson, com-
pander of L Company, would re-
live a commendation for
The Israelis deny that a gun-
nt confrontation occurred.
hey said the marine officer ap-
arently was unaware that the
aks were operating legitimately
n the zone which Israeli and
American officials had agreed
nly a day earlier was within the
sraeli sector. They denied as well
hat the tank column was at-
npting to approach or pass
hrough the marine checkpoint.
Israeli officers and marine
fficers, accompanied by the Mil-
" sy in Beirut toured the area of the
incident and redetermined the
lemarcation line. But the Israelis
fnarged that the marines had
neglected to follow procedures
Wned at avoiding confrontations
*uch as have occurred between
Israeli and marine forces in
recent weeks.
Riding a telephone "hot line"
tetween marine headquarters
*nd the Israeli command post,
were agreed to at a meeting
rter this week between Col.
Thomas Stokes, commander of
JJ* 1,200 man marine contingent,
ton. Amir Druri, Commander of
e Israeli forces in Lebanon, and
jj special envoy Morris
Arrangements were also made
* calling meetings of local offi-
wrs on both sides to avoid future
misunderstandings. But the tele-
^ne or radio link was not used.
meeting of officers never took
.. and Col. Stokes refused to~
,n Israelis officers on a tour of
demarcation line, the Israelis
mpla,ned. For that reason, ap-
j*ritly, local commanders such
j-apt Johnson were unfamiliar
^hits precise location.
The line runs several hundred
yards east of an abandoned rail-
road track which parallels a high-
way where Israeli patrols make
regular sweeps in search of am-
bushes from which Palestinian
terrorists have been harassing
Israeli military traffic in recent
weeks causing some casualties.
The marines and Lebanese army
units jointly occupy the Beirut
University campus which consti-
tutes a "bulge" into the Israeli
zone. The Israelis said they
agreed to this as long as Leba-
nese army soldiers are present to
prevent the possible use of the
buildings by the PLO.
THE ISRAELI version of the
events was confirmed by Phila-
delphia Inquirer staff writter Da-
vid Zucchino who claimed in a
dispatch from Beirut that he had
witnessed the incident from
about 400 yards. According to
Zucchino, the Israeli tanks were
circling within their zone and not
approaching the marine outpost.
Capt. Johnson approached the
tank column and conferred
briefly with an Israeli officer after
which the tanks left the area Zuc-
chino reported.
("Israeli soldiers patrolling
near the site of the incident paid
little attention to it, and the
marine commander here, Col.
Thomas Stokes, did not mention
it at a news conference more than
six hours later," Zucchino wrote.)
But in Washington, acting
Secretary of State Kenneth Dam
summoned the Israeli Charge
d'Affaires, Benjamin Netany-
ahu, "to discuss this incident
and the gravity with which we
view it," State Department
deputy spokesman Alan Rom-
berg told the media.
currence of challenges to the ma-
rines by Israelf Defense Forces Is"
unacceptable. We view such inci-
dents very seriously because they
endanger the safety of the troops
involved and hamper the peace
keeping efforts of the multina-
tional force" which the marines
constitute along with French and
Italian units.
According to Romberg, "Our
information is that U.S. marines
halted three Israeli tanks which
had attempted to cross into terri-
tory within the operational re-
sponsibilities" of the multina-
tional force.
The Israel Embassy denied
that "there was any attempt to
cross the American lines or to
challenge the marines there
was no such attempt."
According to the Embassy
statement, "After completion of
the patrol, a U.S. marine officer
approached the Israeli unit and
claimed that it should not be in
this area. The Israeli command-
ert explained that he was operat-
ing in territory previously agreed
upon and left."
The Israeli officer in charge of
the sector described the incident
as "absurd." I sraeli officials were
reported to have spoken sarcast-
ically of Johnson's action. They
were quoted as describing it pri-
vately as a "John Wayne oper-
etta" or a scene from a "wild west
film." They expressed surprise at
the official publicity given to
what was "only a storm in a tea-
appearance on Capitol Hill, called
the incident "basically damaging
to the President's efforts to
secure peace in the whole area."
He said Capt. Johnson acted with
"total correctness and extreme
courage," adding, "I've asked
that he be commended."
Stokes gave his version in a
press interview several hours
after the press conference at
which he had reportedly failed to
mention the incident. He said
Johnson "went down on the road
by himself to trv to tell these
folks (the Israelis) to turn
around and go home. He stood in
the road as the tanks came up
and the Israeli (lead) tank came
within one foot of him, at pretty
high speed and then slammed on
the brakes."
He said Johnson demanded to
speak to the Israeli commander
who emerged from his tank after
a few minutes and said he had
orders to go to the railroad
tracks. Stokes said Johnson told
the Israelis that he was ap-
proaching a Lebanese army
checkpoint and that the Lebanese
had orders not to let the Israelis
According to Stokes' version,
the Israeli officer said, "I'm
coming through" and Capt.
Johnson said at that point, "No
you're not. The only way you're
going to get there is to come
through me."
Lebanon Said To Be Offering
Much Smaller Than 28-Mile Zone
The Israel, Lebanese and
American negotiating
teams continue to meet to
seek agreement on the
withdrawal of foreign forces
from Lebanon and security
Natanya has been the scene of
subcommittee meetings to
discuss specific agenda items,
but no progress has been
reported. A new stumbling block
arose when the Lebanese
reportedly differed with Israel
over the size of the security zone
to be established north of the
Israeli border. Israel has been
insisting on an area 28 miles deep
which would keep its northern
towns and settlements out of
range of terrorist rockets and
Reports confirmed in the media
here said the Lebanese propose
a much smaller zone. The Leba-
nese are also opposed to Israel's
demand that its own troops man
early warning outposts in south
Lebanon after the bulk of its
30,000-man force is withdrawn
from that country.
Meanwhile, Col. Thomas
Stokes, commander of the 1,200-
man marine force in Beirut flatly
denied that Palestinian terrorists
who have been harassing Israeli
troops in recent weeks were
operating from the zone patrolled
by the marines.
"I don't know where they are
coming from, and I don't think
the Israelis do either," Stokes
told a press conference at marine
headquarters at Beirut airport.
"Nobody has given me any in-
formation to make me believe
this is where they're coming
from," he said.
Israeli officers have charged
recently that the marines have
been lax in allowing Palestinian
terrorists to infiltrate their lines
to attack Israeli military traffic
on a highway that runs parallel to
the marine's zone of operations.
Israeli patrols sweeping the area
in search of terrorist ambushes
have had several confrontations
with marines.
Stokes said this was not likely
to recur since a telephone
"hotline" has been set up bet-
ween marine headquarters and
the Israeli army command post.
The "hotline" was agreed to at a
meeting last week between
Stokes. Gen. Amir Drori, com-
mander of Israeli forces in
Lebanon and U.S. special envoy
Morris Draper.
Special A ward to Rabbi
Rabbi Leon Kronish, (left), national campaign chairman of the
Israel Bonds Organization and spiritual leader of Temple Beth
Sholom, Miami Beach, receives a special award from the Israel
Defense Forces for his role in the successful Operation Mac-
cabee which took place here last December. Operation Mac-
cabee was a campaign of welcoming Israeli soldiers to meet
with leaders of Jewish groups and to explain the Jewish State's
military moves in Lebanon. The award is shown being
presented by IDF Chief of Staff Gen. Rafael Eitan at the Israel
Bonds Prime Minister's Conference held in Jerusalem last
JNF Appoints Ben-Meir
To Development Post
NEW YORK Dr. Alon Ben-
Meir has been appointed national
director for regional development
of the Jewish National Fund.
Previously, he was JNF's Central
States regional director based in
St. Louis, Mo.
In announcing the appoint-
ment, Dr. Samuel I. Cohen,
executive vice president of the
JNF, noted the dramatic growth
of JNF's operations in recent
years. "There is now an increased
urgency for even greater co-
ordination and supervision of our
regional offices and of our fund-
raising activities in the U.S. for
the JNF's crucial afforestation
and land development programs
in Israel, and I look forward to a
long and fruitful association with
Dr. Ben-Meir." Dr. Cohen said.
In his new position, Dr. Ben-
Meir will be in charge of fund-
raising for the JNF's offices
throughout the United States.
An expert in manpower training
and leadership development, he
will also organize training pro-
grams for lay leadership, as well
as for the JNF professional staff.
In addition to his new position
Dr. Ben-Meir will serve as liaison
and coordinator of the National
Leadership Council, the recently
revitalized committee of JNF
support leaders.
Dr. Ben-Meir
As a political scientist, Dr.
Alon Ben-Meir is also an accom-
plished writer who has authored
four books. His articles and com-
mentaries on international re-
lations frequently appear in
newspapers and other publica-
tions throughout the United
Many Would Trade Land for Peace
salem Post public opinion poll
shows an increase in the number
of Israelis ready to exchange
occupied land for peace. Those
firmly opposed to any territorial
compromise declined from 52
percent in September to 42.4
percent in the last week of
December and the first days of
The percentage of those ready
to give up parts of the West Bank
rose from 34.2 percent to 39.8
percent, while those ready to give
up all the West Bank, apart from
East Jerusalem, rose from 8.5 to
11.8 percent.
There was a drop in thoso
ready to give up the entire UVM
Bank, including East Jerusalem,
from 2.7 to 1.8 percent and *u
increase in the "undecided" from
2.6 to 4.2 percent.
War in Lebanon
Cost $1.3 Billion
direct cost of the Lebanon war
projected through the end ji
March this year, will be *.'
billion Shekels (equal at pnnwm
rate to $1.36 billion), the jr
has announced. The arm* MM
this figure does not invludu .u>
i:\Urvct costs such as tlv iMMMtft
ot the call-up of the rwwrvua. hc
arrest single expense wan 'JM
billion Shekels ($663 nnllioul >>u
expended equipment ;Ukl iIk
replacement of stockpile* ami t he
return to service of mau rial.

The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
Friday, February \u
On Sunday, February 13th, you will receive a call from one of your neighbors
asking you to help Jews in need at home, in Israel, and around the world.
Don't put this call on hold. Too many people are
waiting already.
Your support is essential to keep our Jewish
community strong.
To assure lives of dignity and self-reliance for
the elderly.
To help our youth understand the depth and
richness of our Jewish culture.
To help families find Jewish answers to
the challenges imposed by a modern
mobile society.
Your support is essential to meet immigrant
needs in Israel.
To provide swift and comprehensive
absorption for new immigrants.
To help settlers establish footholds in the
Galilee and start new lives in the Negev.
To maintain vital programs for the old and
for the young.
To rejuvenate the lives of 300,000 men,
women, and children in distressed
neighborhoods through Project Renewal.
Your support is essential to sustain Jewish life
around the world.
To keep hope alive in remnant communities
in Eastern Europe, Ethiopia and the
Moslem world.
To relocate thousands of people in areas
of Jewish distress who seek new lives in
free lands.
Your support is essential to the quality of Jewish
life in this decade.
When your telephone rings, answer the call.
Super Sunday. February 13th.
1983 Tampa Jewish Federation/United Jewish Appeal Campaign

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