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The Jewish Floridian of Tampa
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Jewish Floridian
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[Miami, Fla
Fred K. Shochet]
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March 18, 1988
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Volume 10 Number 6
Tampa, Florida Friday, March 18, 1988
Price 36 CenU
Super Sunday 988
On March 20, the Tampa
Jewish Federation is schedul-
ing the annual phone-a-thon
for raising much needed funds
for the United Jewish Appeal.
This year volunteers will be
gathering for an Olympic style
Super Sunday at the Jewish
Community Cener. We need
all the volunteers to help con-
tact as many households as
possible, on Sunday and for
follow-up phoning during
Super Week.
Last year more than
$100,000 was raised by the
Federation and over 200
volunteers devoted their time
and energy to participate in
our community's efforts. With
your help and enthusiasm we
are striving to increase those
numbers and set new records
of successful fund-raising in
Child care will be available
for children who are two years
and above, and dinner and
refreshments will be catered.
So come, pledge, and get con-
nected to our Jewish communi-
ty and the progress and well
being of the Jewish people.
Remember, the only ring not
connected is YOU, so get in-
volved with SUPER
United Jewish appeal
1988 Campaign Update
1988 Results 3/8/88.............$645,448
1987 Results 3/8/87.............$575,956
12% Increase
Jewish Day Schools
Increase Identity
Over 600 members of the Tampa community
gathered together on March 8 at the Tampa
Theatre to hear from Nobel Laureate, Elie
Wiesel. The reaction to his message was en-
thusiatically received and the comments heard
were glowing with praise. Pictured above are
(left to right) Doug Cohn, President of the
Tampa Jewish Federation; Walter Kessler,
1988 Campaign Chairman; Kay Jacobs, Co-
chairman with Carole Cherry (not pictured) of
"An Evening With Elie Wiesel"; and George
Karpay who eloquently introducted Wiesel.
A recent study conducted by
the Jewish Education Service
of North America indicates*
that graduates of Jewish
schools such as the Hillel
School of Tampa have a
stronger Jewish identity.
The study, directed by Dr.
A Night of Fun... Fantasia
A night of fun and excite-
ment awaits all those atten-
ding "Fantasia," the third an-
nual auction benefiting the
Tampa Jewish Community
Over 200 persons have sign-
ed up for this gala evening, the
premier event of the year in
the Tampa Jewish Communi-
ty, to be held Saturday even-
ing March 26 at the Tampa
Airport Marriott Hotel.
The evening gets underway
at 7:30 p.m. with a silent auc-
tion with the dinner and live
auction to follow.
Chairperson Karen Berger
and over 80 volunteers have
been hard at work for over a
year preparing for the night,
with the pay-off being a list of
over 250 gifts to be auctioned
off for the evening.
"This is all very exciting,"
said Berger. "Many people
have put a great deal of time
and effort into making this
night special, and all those peo-
ple attending will certainly
have a night to remember."
Among items to be auction-
ed off include two cars (a Sterl-
ing 825SL and Voyager SE) in
cooperation with Bay
Chrysler-Plymouth: a GTE
Mobilnet car telephone
donated by GTE Mobilnet; and
Indo-Serapi Rug donated by
Maureen Cohn Oriental Rugs;
a Cartier Tank Watch donated
by Avant Gold Jewelry:
Jewelry from Maas Brothers
Fine Jewelry Collection; 200
free movie rentals from
Blockbuster Video; $400 in gift
certificates from Alessi
Farmers Market; week-end
trips to many Florida resorts
and hotels from Boca Raton to
Buena Vista; gift certificates
from many Men's, Women's
and Children's stores; for peo-
ple considering a pool for their
home a plan to work with Car-
rollwood Pools; Dance
Lessons; a "Dessert of the
Month" for a year; restaurant
gift certificates; art, exercise
equipment; professional
photography by Allan C.
Moberg; a week at the Nick
Bollettieri Tennis Academy
and many more items.
"The support of our donors
has been great," added
Berger. "They understand
that the center performs many
valuable services for people of
all ages, and the items this
year should help us raise many
dollars for the activities of the
Barry Karpay will serve as
the Master of Ceremonies for
the evening. Professional auc-
tioneers Jim Skeen and Gary
Smith will be on hand to work
at the "live" auction along
with many Tampa Community
Leaders who will assist them.
Reservations are still being
accepted. A donation of $50
per person is required for the
auction and dinner on the
evening of the 26th.
"Fantasia" has grown every
year and this year promises to
be the best ever," added
Berger. "This is where wishes
come true for the individual
bidder as well as the Jewish
Community Center."
For more information and
reservations please call the
Tampa Jewish Community
Center at 872-4451.
Sol Ribner, compared the
strength and nature of the
commitment of those with
"intensive" and "less inten-
sive" Jewish educations. In
both groups, the majority of
the respondents were conser-
vative Jews.
The intensive group was bet-
ter able to integrate Jewish ex-
periences into secular life.
They belonged to more Jewish
organizations, contributed
more heavily to Jewish causes,
and were more likely to have
visited Israel than the less in-
tensive group. They were
significantly more likely to
make Judaism an integral part
of their family lives, and show-
ed greater interest in their
children's future commitment.
Contrary to widespread
belief, the hours spent at
Jewish studies did not adverse-
ly affect general educational
achievements. Ninety-four
percent of the intensive groups
graduated from college, com-
pared to 72 percent of those
with a less intensive Jewish
education. Ninety-five percent
of the intensive group were in
professional or managerial

Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, March 18, 1988
Fantasia The Jewish Community Center's auction,
being held March 26 at the Airport Marriott promises to be
an exciting evening! Helping to underwrite the costs of this
major fundraiser by giving $100 include the following:
Hope and Lea Barnett, Sandy and Barry Bercu, Karen
Karpay Berger, Tali and Bobby Bobo, Iris and Elliott
Buchman, Leah and Jeff Davidson, Louise and Dick
Eatroff, Carole and Harold Ewen, Doris and Steven
Field, Jerilyn and Stuart Goldsmith, Joy and Ben Green-
baum, Laurie and Morris Hanan, Bobbe and George Kar-
pay, Joyce and Barry Karpay, Laura and Stephen
Kreitzer, Law Firm of Trenam, Simmons, Kemker,
Scharf, Barkin, Frye, and O'Neill, Susan and Paul
Robert Levine, Loretta and Marshall Linsky, Betsy and
Abe Marcadis, Margot and Ralph Marcadis, Rocky and
Steven Marrus, Sharon and Roger Mock, Susan and
Seth Okun, Babs and Douglas Preiser, Alice and Stanley
Roaenthal, Deborah and Jack Roth, Judy and Michael
Rothburd, Dale and Larry Solomon, Ellen and Mark
Stern, Esther Tobin, Lee Tobin, Nancy and Byron
Verkauf, and Aida and Charles Weiss man. These spon-
sors will be able to participate in a "Sponsors Only" draw-
ing, which will be held during the live auction. The prizes
available are a VCR and a pair of handmade carmats from
Maureen Cohn Oriental Rug Gallery. Fantasia ... Where
wishes come true!!
Outstanding Berkeley Preparatory School student
Adam Cutler is one of 1,500 high school seniors nationwide
being considered for the 1988 Presidential Scholars Pro-
gram. This spring, President Reagan will name 141
graduating high school seniors as Presidential Scholars for
their outstanding records of leadership, scholarship,
character, and achievement. The 141 students will receive
the Presidential Scholars Medallion. The award will be
presented at an assembly of all the scholars during Na-
tional Recognition Week June 12-16 in Washington, D.C.
Adam, the son of Donna and Buddy Cutler, has also been
named a finalist in the 1988 National Merit Scholarship
program. He will be attending the University of Penn-
sylvania in the fall. WAY TO GO!
Fellow Students Two other Berkeley seniors have
joined Adam Cutler in becoming National Merit Finalists.
They are Suzanne Gilbert, daughter of Jean and Leonard
Gilbert, and Susie Sokol, daughter of Ann and Gerald
Sokol. Suzanne has been accepted by Georgetown Univer-
sity and the University of Florida. Susie plans on going to
the University of Michigan. Very impressive!
Member of the Month During their past luncheon,
the American Association of University Women honored
Cecile Waterman Essrig. Recognized by the National
Organization for Women as a pioneer, Essrig was the first
woman elected to the Hillsborough County School Board.
She has since been chairwoman of the school board three
times. She is now an honorary life member of the PTA and
has a school named after her. Among her many awards and
honors, she cherishes most her recognition from the Na-
tional Council of Christians and Jews, her appointments to
the boards of the Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating
Office, the Girl Scouts, the Tampa Museum of Art, Junior
Achievement and Saturday's Children. Congratulations!
Super Sixth graders Roland Park has some
scholastic achievers this winter. Brian Fink and Amy
Spector are on the Principal's Honor Roll. Jill Linsey,
Sam Linsky, Alison Segall, and Rachel Shalett are on the
High Honor Roll, with Rubs Vieco on the Honor Roll and
Robin Linsky on the Citizenship Honor Roll. Proud
parents are Karen and Howard Fink, Jane and Neil Spec-
tor, Rosemary and Dennis Linsey, Nancy and David Lin-
sky, Nancy and Steve Segall, Betty and Sheldon Shalett,
Marina and Ricky Vieco, and Karen and Michael Linsky.
Karen Linsky and Jane Spector are officers of the
Parent's Association.
Two new kids on the block to tell you about. ..
Jennifer Hope Seltzer, daughter of Lynn and Michael
Seltzer, was born January 27, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. and
21" long. She was greeted by two big brothers, ready to
show her the ropes. David is 6 and Daniel is 3. Grand-
parents are Ann and Leonard Greenberg of Springfield,
New Jersey and Anne and Irving Seltzer of Ocean, N.J.
Great grandmother Zlata Factor lives in Brooklyn. Mazel
Tov! Marcia and Scott Weber are proud to announce the
birth of their son, Jay Michael, born February 2. He weigh-
ed 6 lbs. 6 ozs. and was 20" long. Their daughter, Amy is 19
months old. Grandparents are Paula and Dick Weber of
Tampa and Eunice and Irving Rapoport of Boston Jay has
a great grandmother, Faye Nadell, of North Miami Beach.
A Bris was held at Marcia and Scott's home. Rabbi Rose
and Dr. Dick Matthews officiated. A warm welcome to the
Volunteers for Israel Join JNF
in Campaign To Replant Destroyed Forests in Israel
The Jewish National Fund of
America and Volunteers for
Israel recently joined forces in
an effort to replant Israel's
forests devastated by fire in
"JNF is extremely fortunate
to enlist the aid of Volunteers
for Israel volunteers from
throughout the world to aid
our reafforestation efforts in
Israel," said Dr. Joseph P.
Sternstein, JNF president. He
continued, "Volunteers for
Israel is expressing its great
love for Israel's land through
its determination to offer us
essential aid in this matter of
national urgency."
Sampson Giat, Volunteers
for Israel president, stated,
"Volunteers for Israel wishes
to increase its moral support
for Israel at such a critical
time, when its image in world
press is particularly low. In
this spirit, we are most happy
to cooperate with JNF in help-
ing to rehabilitate those
forests in Israel devastated by
fire. In many cases, the con-
flagrations were caused by
politically-motivated arson, an
insidious form of terrorism."
Mr. Giat explained that
through the promotion of
volunteer work to rebuild
Israel's forests, the
JNF/Volunteers for Israel
joint venture seeks to
strengthen the unity of the
Diaspora with the land and
people of Israel.
JNF recently embarked on a
$10 million national campaign
to meet Israel's increased
firefighting needs, including
the development of advanced
means of fire prevention and
detection. Studies show that
Israel experienced an average
of 925 fires per year, for the
past 10 years. The JNF cam-
paign gained greater urgency
following events on July 29,
1987, when four different fires
near Jerusalem ravaged 1,150
acres of forests, including
80,000 trees, at damage cur-
rently estimated in excess of
$5 million.
Consultations between JNF
and U.S. Department of
Agriculture officials resulted
in a task force being sent to
Israel in December 1987 to
study the Jewish state's fire-
fighting needs. Mike Rogers,
forest supervisor, Cleveland
National Forest, and leader of
the task force, recently
presented the group's findings
at JNF's All Day Conference
in Washington, D.C. At the
event, a Citation of Apprecia-
tion was presented to "Mic"
Amicarella, director of the
Fire and Aviation Manage-
ment Division of the USDA
Forest Service.
For information or to
volunteer for this unique pro-
gram, contact Volunteers for
Israel, 40 Worth Street, Rm.
710, New York, N.Y., 10013
(212) 608-4848.
JNF Is the agency responsi-
ble for afforestation, land
reclamation and the building
of roads, parks and recreation
areas in Israel.
The Honorable Jacob D. Fuchsberg To Lead JNF
Judges and Lawyers Mission to Israel on June 29
The Honorable Jacob D.
Fuchsberg, former New York
Supreme Court justice and
senior partner of the Jacob D.
Fuchsberg law firm, will lead
the Jewish National Fund's
Judges and Lawyers Mission
to Israel on June 29.
"We are highly honored,"
said Mikki Abitbol, JNF mis-
sions director, "to have Judge
Fuchsberg, an accomplished
member of the legal profes-
sion, lead our annual Judges
and Lawyers Mission."
The mission will include a
comprehensive program of
meetings with leading Israeli
legal figures, including a
reception with government of-
ficials; special Fourth of July
ceremonies at the American
Independence Park near
Jerusalem; a visit to "The
Center for the Fallen In-
telligence Community," and a
unique archeological tour and
Judge Fuchsberg served
nine years on New York
State's highest court. He has
been a principle force behind
the development and growth
of many legal organizations,
including The Association of
Trial Lawyers of America, The
National Institute of Trial Ad-
vocacy, The Roscoe Pound
American Trial Lawyers
Foundation, The U.S. Legal
Services Program (OEO), Trial
Magazine, New York Universi-
ty and Touro Law Schools and
the Inter-Professional Com-
mittee of Doctors and Lawyers
of New York. Judge
Fuchsberg has lectured at
almost every law school in the
He has provided leadership
to such diverse activities as the
movement for Soviet Jewry;
the founding of the Jewish
Community Center of Har-
rison, NY; archaeological ex-
plorations of Israel's Negev
and negotiating the freeing of
hundreds of Moroccan Jews at
the behest of David Ben-
For further information on
the mission, contact the JNF
Missions Department, 42 East
69th Street, New York, NY,
10021, or call (212) 879-9300.
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Friday, March 18, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 3
After nine-and-a-half years
as the professional leader of
the Tampa Jewish Federation,
I have agreed to write a col-
umn (on a monthly basis,
possibly bi-weekly) of some of
my thoughts and the issues
confronting our Tampa Jewish
community. How it will turn
out I do not know but
your thoughts and input will be
most welcome. After all this
is your community this is
your newspaper and we do
want to hear from you.
Gary S. Alter
It is perhaps most fitting that this first column deals with
Super Sunday, which occurs this weekend. Super Sunday is both
a blessing and a curse. Let me explain. It does provide the
Federation an opportunity to reach out to approximately 2,500
families and individuals to invite them to join the over 2,500 cur-
rent contributors to our annual community campaign.
What it does not do is allow us the opportunity to meet with
each and every Jewish individual in our community face to face
and explain in person the tremendous needs we are asked to
meet here in Tampa and throughout the world. A telephone call
does not make the personal contact and connection that we
would like to develop with the Jewish community. It has been
stated that the invention of the telephone has not been an aid to
Nevertheless, Super Sunday has raised millions of dollars for
Jewish communities throughout the United States. Here in Tam-
pa, from a monetary point of view, we also have been very suc-
cessful. But I know we can do better. Perhaps next year we will
have ten times the number of campaign workers so that we can
make the personal contacts. When your telephone rings this
Sunday, answer cheerfully, answer positively, and understand
that our desire is to meet with you in person maybe you too
will become involved in our efforts to raise the level of commit-
ment and Jewish consciousness.
Interest Free Educational Loans
The Tampa Jewish Family
Services is affiliated with the
Jewish Children's Service, a
social service agency that is
based in Atlanta, Georgia, that
provides interest free educa-
tional loans to Jewish youth
whose families reside in the
Southeast region. The Tampa
Jewish Family Services is pro-
ud to be affiliated with this
Following are some of the
guidelines that determine
Applicant and family
must be members of the
Jewish Community.
Applicant and family
must have resided for at least
one year in a community that
is affiliated with the Jewish
Children's Service.
Educational loans are to
be used primarily for college or
post-secondary training.
Preferential consideration is
given for students attending
in-state schools.
Applicant must
demonstrate an interest in
securing educational training,
show evidence of ability to
realize success in prior school-
ing and be accepted by a
recognized school.
Loans are granted only on
an annual basis.
The principal determi-
nant, in addition to the
qualifications listed above, is
financial need. This is deter-
mined and certified by the
referring agency.
Application deadline is
April 15, 1988.
For additional information
or to determine eligibility
please contact Tampa Jewish
Family Services, Leslie R.
Lefkowitz, MA, 251-0083.
Available Through
National Council
of Jewish Women
The Tampa Section, Na-
tional Council of Jewish
Women offers college scholar-
ships ranging from $200 to
$1,000 to Jewish students
whose need for financial
assistance is of major concern.
Jewish students who will be
attending college in the Fall of
1988, as undergraduate or
graduate students and whose
families have permanent
residency in Hillsborough
County are eligible for con-
sideration. A minimum 2.5
grade point average is
The student's mother need
not be a member of the Na-
tional Council of Jewish
The deadline for completed
applications is May 15, 1988.
Tampa Section, NCJW has
assisted many local students
through the years in accor-
dance with its national policy
of emphasis on education.
These scholarships are funded
through the continued
generosity of local Tampa
families and the members of
They are: The Esta Argintar
Memorial Scholarship, the
Lillian Stein Memorial
Scholarship, the Victor Brash
Memorial Scholarship, the
Rebecca and Joseph Wohl
Memorial Scholarship, the
Rabbi David L. Zielonka
Memorial Scholarship, and the
Brash Family Memorial Fund.
All information is confiden-
tial, the names of the reci-
pients are not publicized, so no
one need be embarrassed to
If you know of any such stu-
dent, please suggest he or she
request an application and fur-
ther information by writing to:
Scholarship Chairman, Mrs.
Howard (Ina) Haubenstock, 49
Martinique, Tampa, FL 33606.
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leaving the Tampa area and is remaining at the Jewish
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We are delighted that her plans have changed and know
that the community will share our excitement.
She is looking forward to seeing everyone for Camp '88!
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, March 18, 1988
By Audrey Haubenstock
Being a charter member of a
new congregation can be ex-
citing, rewarding, and a lot of
hard work, but leaving town
and returning to an establish-
ed congregation brought an
overwhelming feeling of ac-
complishment to Erma Ruf-
fkess, the president of Con-
gregation Kol Ami.
"It is exciting being presi-
dent and reaping the benefits
of hard working predecessors.
This is a year of making an im-
pact on the community. After
the first eight years we are
again in the process of a
building drive. Our expansion
started with a Sponsor's cam-
paign which Bill Kalish and
Marc Perkins co-chaired. Our
first step was redesigning the
rabbi's and administrative of-
fices," said Ruffkess.
Besides the offices the Spon-
sor's campaign, with a com-
mitment over a five year span,
has reduced the mortgage on
the building, allowed for
capital improvements, and the
renovation of the sanctuary.
The "living menorah"
honoring the 18 original spon-
sors of Congregation Kol Ami
will soon be in place in the lob-
by. The second phase will put
the new sanctuary chairs in
Erma's involvement with
the congregation at the very
beginning was to develop the
Religious School with Helene
Silverman, as they taught
classes and Hebrew. Now the
Religious School is an integral
part of the synagogue.
Erma Ruffkess
we are deeply disappointed
and saddened by the fact that
David and Natalie Rose will be
leaving in the summer, the
change will provide us with the
opportunity of taking stock
and redefining our goals and
aspirations. We will continue
to strive for that illusive con-
tinuity and stability through
the commitment of our strong
leadership. Rabbi Rose has
given this congregation a
sense of community, he has
made us a truly viable
This year the emphasis has
been on adult education, ex-
plained Ruffkess. There is a
Learner's Minyon, which takes
place one half hour before
Saturday morning services,
teaching the aspects of prayer
in the service; a Sunday morn-
ing "Breakfast Series"; and a
"Passover without Panic"
At this time there is not a
formal confirmation class but
with expanded faculty that
could change. The classes
Aleph through Hey (the
Bar/Bat Mitzvah class) meet
three times a week and the
students conduct either Friday
evening or Shabbat services
during the year, with parents
preparing the Oneg Shabbat or
the Kiddush luncheon.
The Religious School has an
annual Shabbaton where the
weekend revolves around a
theme, this year's theme is the
prophets, and where the
students learn through study
and drama.
During the six months that
Erma has been charged with
the presidency there are some
forced changes that are taking
place within the congregation.
Said Ruffkess, "Although
"I am excited about the
Joint Basic Judaism course
which is sponsored by Con-
gregations Kol Ami, Rodeph
Sholom, and Schaarai Zedek.
The participants are pursuing
their quest for Judaic
knowledge. The classes meet
each week in the respective
synagogues and about once a
month together. I find this a
positive step in erasing any
polarization of our Tampa
community," said Erma.
She continued, "Since we
are a new congregation we de-
pend on the volunteer services
of our congregants. I see a
challenge and would like to in-
crease everyone's level of par-
ticipation. We must make an
effort to draw people in
because the events which are
the most successful are direct-
ly related to the amount of in-
volvement of the
Joins Staff
at Menorah
Jeremy Handler happily left
behind the snow banks and
sub-freezing temperatures of
his native Ohio for the sun-
drenched flats of Florida when
he was selected as Menorah
Manor's new assistant
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Friday, March 18,1988
Volume 10
29 AD AR 5748
Number 6
"I'm happy to contribute to
such a facility as Menorah
Manor, which has become
known around the country as a
quality nursing home,"
Handler, 25, said. "Hopefully,
in a short time, I will be involv-
ed with all facets of Menorah
Manor's operation on a day to
day basis."
Currently overseeing En-
vironmental Services and the
business side of Administra-
tion, Handler said he will also
act as a liaison between Ex-
ecutive Director Ed Vinocur
and the staff.
"I want to act as a resource
for the staff, and to be
available to them and give sup-
port when needed," he said.
Handler has been deeply in-
volved in the Jewish faith from
a young age. He attended
Jewish primary schools, and
participated in two work study
programs in Israel, where he
learned Hebrew, worked on a
kibbutz, and met his wife,
He received his bachelor
degree from the University of
Cincinnati School of Social
Work, and is a graduate of an
intense course study in Nurs-
ing Home Amdinistration
from Ohio State University.
Handler hopes to share his ex-
tensive background in social
work with the staff and
Residents of Menorah Manor,
and believes it will prove to be
an asset in helping depart-
ments work together as a
cohesive unit.
Handler also believes that
staff attitudes can affect
Residents in a positive
"We have a future to look
forward to," he said. "What
we have to do here at Menorah
Manor is instill in them that
there is a future ... that
they've got tomorrow to look
forward to, and we can do it
through activities and through
Related work experience in-
cludes a nine-month internship
with Jewish Family Services,
coordinating programs and
seminars at the Interfaith
Holocaust Foundation of Cin-
cinnati, and teaching Hebrew,
Judaic History and culture to
primary school students.
How should a Jewish author
relate to what is currently hap-
pening in Israel? Night after
night television pictures show
us Israeli soldiers chasing
Arab youngsters. They tell us
about the oppression, anger,
hopelessness, and futility of
the young Palestinians, almost
to the point of justifying their
Then they ask us, "How can
you, the Jewish intellectuals,
live with this?"
There is hardly a discussion
without the Israel-Arab con-
flict being at the center with
Israel being put-down or in-
sulted. In short, Israel is ex-
periencing bad press. Of late,
it is far more popular to de-
nounce her.
Clearly, my popularity in
certain circles has declined.
The reason is very simple I
refuse to blame Israel. I have
always refused. As a man liv-
ing in the Diaspora, I believe I
owe something to Israel; to
stand at her side and identify
with her. Always.
There are those who do not
like this. Let it be. Every man
has a right to his "quirk." My
"quirk" is loyalty to Israel.
Since the current distur-
bances in the West Bank and
Gaza, newspapers and televi-
sion stations have tried to get
me to denounce Israel's
policies. This is what I answer,
"Of course I follow the events
with anxiety, but I have faith
in Israel because I have faith in
her humanity."
On French television I
declared, "Compared to other
countries, Israel need not be
ashamed, and she is not in
need of lessons from anyone.
After all, who is judging her?
France, with her Algerian
past? Britain, with her colonial
policy? The U.S.A., whom we
all remember in Vietnam?
Russia, still occupying a
number of conquered
I raise this because I want
my views to be clear. I love
Israel far too much to hide my
position. Does this mean that
all Jews in the Diaspora should
adopt this position? I give ad-
vice to no one and speak in no
one's name. I speak only for
With my background and ex-
periences I cannot, from afar,
begin to judge Israel and tell
her what to do. I can only
share her hopes as I share her
I do not know what the solu-
tion to the Palestinian problem
is. I do not think anyone
How to compromise betwen
Israel's need for security and
the Palestinian desire for
How to defend Israel's life
and honor without being
apathetic to the Palestinian
Difficult questions, without
an immediate solution. Still,
we cannot lose hope. We do
not have the right.
There is
no reason
to hesitate.
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On Monday, March 28, at
10:30 p.m., a program on
Passover, which was created
by Rabbi Richard J. Birnholz,
will be shown on Channel 3.
This program was filmed on
location in Israel, Europe, and
the United States. It is an
outstanding introduction to
the history of Passover and the
nature of its celebration
throughout the world today.
B'nai B'rith of Brandon Se-
cond Annual Passover Seder
will be held on Saturday, April
2, 6:30 p.m., at the Masonic
Lodge, Moon Avenue and
Morgan Street, just north of
SR 60 in Brandon.
The cost is:
$6 Members and all
children over 12
$5 Children under 12
$8 Non-members and all
children over 12
$6 Children under 12
All children under five are
free whether they are children
of members or non-members.
RSVP's not received before
March 26 and ALL tickets at
the door will be $10 per person
(children and adults).
The Main entre and matzo
ball soup will be provided by
the B'nai B'rith Brandon Unit.
All guests will be requested to
bring either a salad, vegetable,
dessert or Gelfilte fish.
For further information
and/or reservations cal
685-8586 or 689-8076.
Seeks Full Time Rabbi
By a unanimous vote at its
February meeting, the Board
of Directors of Congregation
Beth Am voted to begin the
search for a full-time Rabbi to
serve the needs of their grow-
ing congregation.
Dr. Ralph Golub will chair
the committee to be composed
also of three members from
the Board and three members
from the congregation at
large. Persons interested in
serving on the search commit-
tee should phone Dr. Golub at
Although a full-time Rabbi
represents Beth Am's most
immediate need, other long
term plans are also under con-
sideration. According to con-
gregation president Dr.
Maurice Shaw, "... the Board
is carefully considering the
most appropriate time to pro-
ceed with the purchase of land
and the building of a perma-
nent home. The Board is also
taking steps to ensure that our
Financial planning is sound so
that Congregation Beth Am
will continue to grow from
strength to strength."
Lunch And Learn
Rabbi Berger's once a month
Lunch and Learn series will
continue on Thursday, March
24, from 12 to 1:30 p.m., in the
Rodeph Sholom chapel. Please
set aside on your calendar this
most important time for con-
tinued Jewish study. RSVP to
the Rodeph Sholom synagogue
office, 837-1911.
Singles Special
Something New
Something new in the Bay
area for Jewish singles A
late, late Friday night service
and Oneg Shabbat wine and
cheese social is being hosted by
Congregation Rodeph Sholom,
2713 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa,
on Friday, March 25, at 9:30
p.m. All members of the Tam-
pa Bay Jewish Singles Council
have been invited to attend, as
are all other Jewish singles in
the area. The "singles only"
special late Friday night ser-
vice and oneg is a concept bor-
rowed from Miami where the
event has proven to be very
popular. Rabbi Kenneth
Berger will address the group.
All singles are cordially
Rodeph Sholom
On Sunday, March 27, the
Religious School will be
holding a Family Passover
Workshop which will include
music, discussion, activities, a
Passover video, and lots of fun
for everyone. The program
will begin at 9 a.m. and will be
over at 12 noon. All students
of the Religious School and
their parents are expected to
Adult Education
The Rodeph Sholom Adult
Education committee is pleas-
ed to announce the formation
of an ulpan-style conversa-
tional Hebrew class. Class ses-
sions will be taught on
Wednesday evenings from 7 to
8:30 p.m. by Attorney Paul
Bengali. The course will be
designed for beginners and
will run from mid March
through May (or longer if
students so desire).
Students Of The Month
Congratulations to our
students of the month. They
are Melanie Present and
Joseph Reiber (pre-k-k), Fory
Kuschinsky and Damon Carp
(grade 1), Isaac Harris (grade
2), Laurie Schwartz (grade 3),
Justin Hekkanen (grade 4/5),
Sharon Natbony (grade 6), and
Stuart Mason (grade 8). These
students have been selected
based on performance and at-
tendance. Keep up the good
Friday, April 1 Siyum
B'chorot (Service of the First
Born, 7 a.m.; Selling of the
Chametz, 8 a.m.
Tutoring Available
If anyone is interested in
studying Hebrew independent-
ly from a recently arrived
Israeli gentleman, please con-
tact either Debbie Hafetz,
837-1911 or Saul Ben-Oz,
254-4554. Hours are flexible.
With The Rabbi
On Wednesday, March 23,
from 1:30-3 p.m., an "After-
noon With The Rabbi" will be
held at Congregation Schaarai
Zedek. Rabbi Birnholz will
discuss "Reflections on My
Trip to Israel."
Jews-By-Choice Shabbat
On Friday, March 25 at 8
p.m., Congregation Schaarai
Zedek will hold its Jews-By-
Continued on Page 12
MARCH 20,1988
When Your Phone Line
Becomes a Lifeline
Super Sunday is a very special day. All over the nation
on that day, people will make thousands of telephone calls
in an attempt to reach every household in the American
Jewish community.
On Super Sunday, 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.
When your telephone rings, answer the call. Your
support is essential to the quality of Jewish life in the
years ahead.
Terri Adam
Dan Albert
David Anton
Jan Baskin
Barry Bercu
Sandy Bercu
Karen Berger
Richard Blau
Joel Chudnow
Douflaa B. Conn
Bea Coratkin
Bree J. CoUar
Joe Deeau
Amy Doktor
Debbi Eisenstadt
Michael Echelman
Lucille K. Falk
Susan G. Fellenbaum
Allan Fox
Ronna Fox
Florence Gordon
Lynda Robyn Goraky
Laurie Hanan
Ora P. Harris
Steven A. Haubenatock
Lynn Heller
Andy Hirack
Mr. and Mrs. J. Kalwarisky
Ellen Kaplan
Jonathan Kaplan
Barry Karpay
Joyce Karpay
Gertrude Kern
Joseph B. Kernetein
Susan Kessler
Lee Kessler
Walter Kessler
Valerie Klein
Skeratan Krswitx
Toby Krawitx
Laura H. Kreitzer
Misbon Lawrence
Herbert Lewinson
Rita Lieber
Helen Males
Nettie G. Mattox
Hilda Morris
George Nathan
Lois R. Older
Melia Pane*
Shelly Pozin
Skerry Richter
Diane Rossman
Lynn Rotkstein
Keith Sckilit
Michael L. Schwartz
Stephen L. Segall
Linda Saul-Sens
Jolene Shor
Judith Sobel
Barnard Solomon
Sandy Solomon
Sherle L. Solomon
Barbara Specter
Sophie Sternfeld
Tampa Jewish Federation 28O8 Horatio street Tampa, fl 33609
Susan Swift
Barbara Thome
Sheldon Tkstch
Witty Wittenberg
Cynthia Wolov
Charles D. Yawn
Dr. Carl Zielonka
Warren Zimmerman
Mildred Zolinsky
(List compiled aa of Mar. 8)

Page 6 The Jewish Floridian of Tampa/Friday, March 18, 1988
Myth: Israeli soldiers are brutalizing innocent Palestinian civilians
without reason.
rACT: Palestinian radicals have been rioting violently for close to
two months in the Israeli-controlled 'West Bank' and Gaza territories.
These riots are not mild-mannered college campus demonstrations. They
are lethal. Street gangs are hurling Molotov cocktails, crowbars, bottles
and rocks. They're blocking traffic and forcing the closure of commercial
districts by burning tires and setting cars afire. Several Israelis have
been stabbed or fire-bombed and seriously wounded. Israeli security
forces have responded with harsh but carefully measured action design-
ed to restore law and order.
Myth: The Palestinian masses are merely acting out their pent-up
frustrations, understandable after so many years of occupation.
rAC I : To a certain extent these disturbances do reflect Palestinian
dissatisfaction with Israeli rule. But the rioting has been sustained by
radical activists and instigators from both outside who seek the
perpetuation of violence for the sake of violence. Militants representing
various Palestinian terrorist factions and Islamic fundamentalist groups
all of whom have no interest in a settlement with Israel have wont-
ed assiduously to incite the Arab population to violence. And, as one
Palestinian leader said: "Every dead Palestinian youth is worth his
weight in gold." As long as the TV cameras are arouind, these radicals
care little about the human cost of continued rioting.
Myth: Israeli security forces have acted with shocking viciousness in
dealing with the rioters.
r AC 1'. In most cases the IDF has acted with restraint, according to
strict, long-standing guidlines governing the conduct of troops facing
protestors. In some isolated instances it appears that IDF discipline may
have broken down, with regrettable results. Remember: Israeli army
personnel are trained for battle with Israel's Arab enemies, not in the
suppression of violent mass rioting.
Myth: Israeli forces are shooting and killing Arab rioters indiscriminate-
ly. They've been mercilessly beating Arabs too.
rAC 1 : Even in the face of severe provocation, Israeli troops are
under strict instructions to use rubber bullets, water hoses and tear gas.
They are permitted to use live ammunition only as a last resort, if their
lives are in danger, and only after they have fired warning shots in the
air. Had troops used live ammunition indiscriminately, hundreds of
rioters would have died during the first weeks of the disturbances.
Because of critical international reaction to the deaths of approximately
40 rioters, the Israeli Defense Minister has now cut back even further on
the use of live ammunition. Israeli patrols must now employ night-sticks
and clubs to subdue and arrest violent demonstrators. Where excesses in
the use of force have occurred, IDF leaders have responded with
disciplinary and corrective action. Israeli leaders are committed to
restoring order with whatever force is necessary but as humanely as
Myth: Thousands of Palestinians have been taken into detention, in-
cluding many children.
rAC 1 : Over 1,000 rioters have been arrested in Israel's crackdown
on the violence. All youths under fifteen years of age have been released
their parents promising to keep them out of trouble. Hundreds of
others have been questioned and released as well. Some 350 rioters are
standing trial for their actions in full accordance with the international
law governing Israel's military rule in the territories. A small number of
rioters and Palestinian leaders have been placed under administrative
detention for six months in order to prevent their participation in any
further violent activities.
Myth: Israel is deporting hundreds of Palestinians from their homeland
in violation of international law.
rAC 1 : Nine chief investigators of the violence have been singled out
by Israeli authorities for expulsion from the territories. Four of them
have been banished to southern Lebanon. All nine have long records of
subversive and even criminal activity including direct participation in
terrorist activities in some cases. Some of them convicted terrorist
are free from jail thanks only to an Israel-PLO prisoner swap in 1985.
Several years ago, the Israeli Supreme Court ruled, on the basis of many
important opinions in international law, that selected expulsion of
subversive elements from the territories does not contravene clause 49
of the Fourth Geneva Convention (which forbids the mass transfer or
deportation of civilian populations from occupied territories.).
Myth: Israel is a brutal occupier intent on indefinitely oppressing a suf-
fering Palestinian people. Israel seeks to permanently rule over a hostile
population in the West Bank and Gaza.
rAC I : Israel came into possession of the 'West Bank' and Gaza Strip
as a result of its victory in a war self-defense (the Six Day War of 1967).
This occupation was not of Israel's choice, nor does Israel intend to rule
Palestinians by military means any longer than they (the Palestinians)
make it necessary. Since 1967, Israel has held the status of these ter-
ritories in abeyance pending a settlement of the future of the lands and
their inhabitants in a peace treaty between Israel and its neighbors.
Israel has not annexed, extended its rule of law, nor in any way changed
the status of these areas. At the same time, Israel's security demands
that the IDF maintain a presence in the strategic heights of the West
Bank and along the Jordan Valley. This strategic imperative must be
taken into account in any regional settlement.
Mvth- Israel is not interested in changing the situation. It refuses to talk
about effecting change with any Palestinians.
FACT" Israel seeks an urgent, negotiated and peaceful resolution of
thVsituation in the territories and of the continuing war situation it faces
with.other Arab countries. The protracted Mideast regional stalemate is
the result of continuing Arab refusal, over the past fortv years, to
recognize Israel and negotiate peace with her It is the absence of a
Palestinian capacity to compromise with Israel that perpetuates Israel s
twentv-vear-old rule in the territories. Palestinian notables willing to
settle with Israel have all too often been silenced by a reactionist and
violent Palestinian leadership, Until a moderate Arab leadership steps
forward to negotiate in good faith with Israel, the present impasse will
unfortunately continue.
Myth: Israel just hasn't offered enough opportunities for peace to the
FACT: There have been so many golden opportunities for equitable
Arab-Israeli compromise; Arab states and Palestinian leadership (with
the exception of Egypt) have scorned every one of them. In 1947 the UN
partition plan offered a Palestinian state (as well as an Israeli one) -
they said NO. After the Six Day War Israel offered to trade land for
peace they responded with the three famous NOs: NO negotiations,
NO recognition, NO peace with Israel. Camp David offered Palestinian
autonomy in the territories leading to a more permanent settlement
they said NO and rejoiced at President Sadat s assassination. In 1985
King Hussein offered Jordanian-Palestinian cooperation in direct talks
with Israel the PLO eventually said NO, causing the King to denounce
the PLO in the harshest terms. The plain truth is that Israel remains
ready for immediate and direct talks with any Arab leader willing to
commit himself to peace with Israel.
Myth: Most Palestinians want to live in peace alongside Israel. Israel just
has to talk with their leaders.
FACT: Unfortunately, most Palestinian leadership is rejectionist: the
PLO remains committed to the destruction of the State of Israel. Those
few Palestinians courageous enough to buck the PLO line and seek salva-
tion for their people through accommodation with Israel, have little mass
following. Nor do they live long. Meanwhile, the PLO's Yasir Arafat con-
tinues to do linguistic and diplomatic acrobatics, while encouraging
stepped-up terrorist activity against Israel.
Myth: Israel is responsible for the Arab refugee situation. Its creation
displaced the indigenous Palestinian Arab population, and forced these
people into refugee camps.
r ACTS: Arab leaders rejected the UN plan to partition Mandatory
Palestine, instead launching a war of annihilation against the young
Israel. Many Arabs left the Jewish-populated parts of Palestine at the
behest of their leaders who sought a clear path for their armies of
iihad against the Jews. Ever since, Palestinians have been purposefully
left to fester in refugee camps by Arab nations cynically intent on using
them as political pawns in their campaign against Israel. While Israel ab-
sorbed over 600,000 Jewish refugees from Arab lands, twenty-two
wealthy Arab nations have found themselves unable to resettle a similar
number of Palestinians over the past forty years!
Myth: Israel is quite satisfied to keep Palestinians locked up in refugee
camps. It doesn t care about their living conditions.
FACT: Despite the fact that from 1948-1967 Arab nations did nothing
to change the refugee-camp life of Palestinians, over the last twenty
years Israel has repeatedly sought to resettle Palestinians out of the
refugee camps into modern new homes and neighborhoods. At every at-
tempt, every year, Israel has been condemned by the United Nations
which has demanded that Israel "desist from the removal and resettle-
ment of Palestine refugees from the Gaza Strip" (see res. 41/69E); and
that Israel "abandon those plans and refrain from any action that leads
to the removal and resettlement of Palestine refugees in the West Bank"
(see res. 41/69J). Only Israel and the United States have opposed these
resolutions. For Israel it amounts to this: damned if you do and damned
if you don t.
Myth: If only Israel would pull out of the Gaza Strip and hand it over to
the Lgyptians, peace and order would be restored.
rAC 1 : Left to its own devices, Gaza would quickly become a terrorist
haven and launching base for PLO activists and Islamic fundamentalist
radicals. Egypt doesn t want it back; President Sadat reportedly made
that clear during the Camp David negotiations, as has President
Mubarak today. Gaza is unsuitable as a separate entity it's little more
than an elongated sandbar. Its future and that of its inhabitants,
therefore is inevitably connected to a broader peace settlement between
Israel and Arab leaders over the West Bank.
Myth: For Palestinians, the West Bank under Israel is a hellish place to
a Jkrar1'S is 0ne J thf- most beni?n military occupations in
K% H^fn HV1Kg U^er lsr*h c,ontro1 in I** West Bank enjoy a stan-
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rSnt/Jf tK feCte rnmfnrt JJ!% *"* v,n h?%tacationt agriculture, technological
S^'n.!mpmit,e;-?tc- Pa,estinian diversities and cultural
SSti twit a Pa eStm>,an press' have developed dramatically over
autho^tv tn \llf%S\ ^ haS ""& to a" a^devolution' of more
fE 111 ^ Palestinian governing institutions in an attempt to
aXvKSi^0^' tore- Violent mt^ho^er!


Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Friday, March 18, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 7
Larry Miller, son of Jeff and
Nancy Miller, will be called to
the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on
Saturday, March 26 at 11 a.m.
at Congregation Schaarai
Zedek. Rabbi Richard J. Bir-
nholz will officiate.
- -
Larry Miller
The celebrant is a student in
the Schaarai Zedek Religious
School and a member of the
Junior Youth Group. Larry at-
tends seventh Grade at Col-
eman Junior High School
where he participates in the
Gifted Program and the Math
League Scholastic Bowl, Math
Dr. and Mrs. Miller and
friends will host the Oneg
Shabbat Friday evening. Dotty
Pomeranz, Larry's grand-
mother, will host a Shabbat
dinner before services on Fri-
day evening. Dr. and Mrs.
Miller will host the Kiddush
luncheon following services in
honor of the occasion and a
bar-b-que dinner dance on
Saturday evening at the Tam-
pa Yacht and Country Club.
Karen and Michael Linsky will
host a brunch for out of town
guests on Sunday morning at
their home.
Special guests will include
Robert Miller, Kathy and Ed
Kaye, and David Holtzman of
Sarasota; Harry, Dorothy and
Ellen Miller and David Mar-
shak of California; Eric
Holtzman of Miami Beach;
Steve, Diane, and Andy
Steinberg, and Lisa and Chris
Green of Houston; Ruthe and
Eddie Waxman of
Philadelphia; Diana and Jeff
Kezis of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Debra Lynn Browarsky,
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Irwin
Browarsky, will be called to
the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on
March 19 at Congregation
Schaarai Zedek. Debra will be
joined by her grandfather,
Morris Browarsky, who will
celebrate his bar mitzvah for
the second time.
Debra is a seventh grade stu-
dent at St. Mary's Episcopal
Day School. She also attends
Schaarai Zedek Religious
Wedding Announcement
Debra Browarsky
In addition to Mitzie and
Morris Browarsky, other
special guests will include
aunts, uncles, and cousins
from Pittsburgh, PA,
Philadelphia, Tenafly, N.J.,
Mr. and Mrs. Al Latter of
Tampa announce the engage-
ment of Linda Ann to Mark
Podis, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Marvin Podis of Nashville,
Springfield, Mass., Baltimore,
and Massilon, Ohio.
Hospitality baskets will be
given by Ms. Beverly Fink, Dr.
and Mrs. Steven Hirshorn, and
Mr. and Mrs. William Wares.
The Friday night Shabbat din-
ner will be hosed by Mr. and
Mrs. Allen Aaron, Mr. and
Mrs. Joel Breitstein, Dr. and
Mrs. Stephen Field, Mr. and
Mrs. Steven Gildar, Mr. and
Mrs. William Kalish, Dr. and
Mrs. Richard Levine, Dr. and
Mrs. Richard Lewis, Mr. and
Mrs. Bernard Silver, and Dr.
and Mrs. Gerald Sokol.
Tenn. Linda is the
daughter of Mrs.
The bride-elect is one of the
charter members of the Hillel
School of Tampa and a
graduate of the Cumberland
Law School in Birmingham,
The bridegroom-elect is a
graduate of the Cumberland
Law School and is now in
private practice in Nashville.
A June 5, 1988 wedding is
planned at Congregation
Rodeph Sholom.
It's been an honor
and a pleasure
for generations.

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Atessi Farmer's Market
Carrohwood Pools
Arthur Murray Studio
Maurice Stereo
Avcom Video, Inc.
The Arrangement Florist
Biscayne Interior Lighting
The Clay Factory
Carrolhvood Exxon
Discovery Toys
Colony Shops
Parties with TIC
Arrow Glass & Mirror Co.
Robin Kurtzman Signs
Village Inn Family Restaurant
The Speaker Exchange
Cramer's Greenhouse
Design Catering
Thoroughbred Music
Computer Corner
Brandon Pest Control
Erma Rufkess Calligraphy
State Vacuum
Clothes Friends, formerly
The Added Touch
La Fleur's Gymnastic Club
Lucy's Fancy
The Competition
Wayne's Wash and Wax
Akin Magnon Jewelers
Allan C. Moberg Photography
Boulevard Designer Clothing
Rena & Greg Firestone
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Always Antburiums
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Finishing Touches
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Venezia Lighting
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Southern Charm Carriages, Inc.
Bay Yacht Charters
Franci Rudolph Calligraphy
Brazzeal-Goodyear Tire and
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Custom Auto Stereo
Ho-Ho Chinese
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American Foam Industries
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People's Gas Company
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Ethel Harvey's Bridal Shop
Sir Charles
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Lewis Berger Photo Art
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Legislative Breakfast
Airs Social Issues
TAMPA State legislators
told Jewish community
members Feb. 24 that an issue
dear to Jewish hearts social
spending faces an uphill bat-
tle in the upcoming state
legislative session in
Speaking at the annual
legislative breakfast spon-
sored by the Governmental
Task Force, heads of Jewish
social agencies pleaded for
more money with which to
help the sick, the poor, the
young and the elderly. But
legislators delivered the tough
news that big gains in state
social spending can't be ex-
pected in a year when lobbying
by special interests defeated
the brand-new services tax
and that new tax sources,
possibly a state income tax,
may have to be sought.
"We have a quiet revolt
against additional taxes sitting
out there in the county, in the
state. We have to be very
careful that we don't get that
revolt activated," said State
Senator Pat Frank.
"Human services will be cut
terribly" this year, while roads
and infrastructure receive
preference, said Rep. Helen
Gordon Davis.
"There is a crying need for
the people in this room to push
the legislature for major tax
increases," said Rep. Ron
G lick man.
Frank, Davis and Glickman
said they all supported
meeting social needs
enumerated by Jewish agency
leaders. Frank and Davis voic-
ed sympathy for another issue
significant to Jews, although
one not as critical as social ser-
vices: prayer in schools and
public meetings.
Davis noted that House rules
now schedule roll call after the
prayer, which many legislators
object to. They can show their
opposition by not appearing at
their seats until after the
prayer, she said. Republicans
and conservative Democrats
recently undid such a provision
in the Senate, said Frank,
leaving the Senate with "a
long way to go" on the issue of
religious sensitivity.
Anschel Weiss, director of
Tampa Jewish Family Ser-
vices, outlined a long list of
dire needs for both public and
non-profit social services
More affordable day care is
needed to help keep single
parents off welfare, he said.
"There are single and two-
parent families where it
almost doesn't pay to go to
work," Weiss said.
Certain welfare benefits
need to be extended to cover
the poor even after they find
work, Weiss said.
Too often, a onetime welfare
recipient loses a job shortly
after getting it and after be-
ing stripped of benefits like
Medicaid in the meantime.
Weiss targeted a number of
issues affecting elderly people:
funding home care of the in-
firm elderly; the need for more
adult congregate living
facilities, which provide a level
of care halfway between the
home and the nursing home;
the need for stricter laws
regarding abuse of the elderly;
more safe houses for elderly
abuse victims.
Jewish Family Services
draws 33 percent of its clients
from the general public and
along with other private agen-
cies helps ease the%workload of
the state Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Ser-
vices, Weiss said. Frank said
she supports expanded day
care. But new day care slots
now being provided are being
"robbed" from another
category day care for the
working poor, she said.
One state program for
welfare recipients has the
peculiar effect of encouraging
single mothers to go on
welfare to qualify for the day
Being Single and Sexual
in the 80's"
Tampa Jewish Family Ser-
vices is sponsoring a new
discussion series for single
adults on Monday evenings
from 7:30 to 9 p.m. once mon-
thly at 112 S. Magnolia Street,
Tampa. The group will begin
meeting on March 28. Group
facilitator will be Janice
Perelman, MA, a staff member
of Tampa Jewish Family Ser-
vices. "Being Single and Sex-
ual in the 80's" is just one of
the topics which will be ad-
dressed. Participants in the
group will help to determine
the topics to be discussed at
following sessions.
This group is an outgrowth
of a recent discussion group
for Jewish singles which was
sponsored by Tampa Bay
Jewish Singles Council.
A fee of $3 per person, which
may be paid at the door, will
include the discussion group
and refreshments. For more
information, call 251-0083.
The Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion/Community Relations
Committee sponsored the
2nd Annual Legislative
Breakfast Wednesday, Feb.
24 at the Embassy Suites
Hotel. Some of those in at-
tendance were State
Representative Ron
Glickman; Doug Cohn, presi-
dent, Tampa Jewish Federa-
tion; Sandy Mahr, co-
chairman of this event; Linda
Goldstein, co-chairman; Rab-
bi H. David Rose, chairman
of the Community Relations
Committee; and Dr. Maurice
Shaw, president, Congrega-
tion Beth Am.
Sharing ideas and exchang-
ing information dealing with
legislative issues of mutual
concern were the following:
Charlotte Sims, legislative
aide for Senator Pat Frank;
Marcia Chandler, legislative
aide for State Representative
Jim Hargrett; Eric Schot-
tenstein, Community Rela-
tions Committee; Don Wein-
bren, Community Relations
Committee; State Represen-
tative Helen Gordon Davis;
and Susan Swift, Tampa
Jewish Federation Business
and Professional Women's
care aid they need in order to
then get a job, she said.
Davis said she also favors aid
to some other sectors. One is
"displaced homemakers,"
women who are suddenly
divorced after years of being
out of the job market, she said.
"But I don't think we'll get
additional money for addi-
tional programs." she said.
Glickman said the legislature
ought to resist Gov. Bob Mar-
tinez's budget priorities, and
fund roads through the gas tax
instead of through general
"Unless there is a major
reevaluation of priorities,
which we three agree on but
other members (do not), ...
we are not going to fund these
(social service) needs," said
Glickman. "Roads are sexy,
social services tend not to be."
"To raise more money/we'll
have to put up with an income
tax without a service tax,
there's no other way,
"Glickman said.
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Women Refuseniks Hold
Hunger Strike
Friday, March 18, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 11
International Women's
ay was March 8. To mark the
[lebration in the Soviet Union
[me 100 women Refuseniks
lid a three day hunger strike
lupled with educational ef-
about their plight. The
>men met in various homes
several cities March 6
Lrough 8.
| The women, who have form-
two organizations:
IE WAR" (Jewish Women
[gainst Refusal) and "Jewish
Tomen For Emigration And
irvival In Refusal" have sub-
mitted a statement to the Na-
jnal Conference on Soviet
awry. It is as follows:
To protest the continued ar-
litrary and illegal actions of
loviet authorities to us and
problem, we women
jfuseniks announce a three
ay hunger strike coinciding
nth International Women's
)ay. There were in the past 76
iromen from nine cities who
participated in a similar
|unger strike trying to obtain
ie right to emigrate. During
lis past year many of the par-
ticipants of the first hunger
strike were, at last, able to
leave the country with their
families. Still many of us re-
main. We and our families con-
tinue to find ourselves in the
same state of uncertainty and
stress which is affecting our
health, strength and profes-
sional capabilities. The state of
refusal is an artificially created
My family will be marking
another doleful anniversary on
March 10. This year it will
mark the 17th anniversary of
the day we first applied to
leave the Soviet Union. We are
refused permission to go
because I once had access to
so-called sensitive informa-
tion. That was on my job at the
Automation Research In-
special problem contradictory s*-tute m the City of Sverdlov-
both to the spirit of interna-
tional understanding and
perestroika. The only factors
necessary for the complete
solution to this problem are
good will, humanity and com-
mon sense. We appeal to the
Soviet authorities to bring to
an end this illegality and
Give us and our families exit
visas. We appeal to all people
of good will; demand the
Soviet Union cease their policy
of refusal and halt the suffer-
ing of human beings.
SIGNED: Participants of the
Hunger Strike: Moscow, Cher-
novteky; Tallin, Kharkov; Len-
ingrad, Vilnius.
To learn more about what
you can do to help with the
plight of Soviet Jews contact
the Tampa Jewish Federation
at 875-1618.
National Response
To Hunger Strike By
Yuli Kosharousky, Moscow
A teacher and activist, Yuli
[osharousky, 46, has been in
le forefront of the struggle
)r Aliyah for two decades. A
lebrew teacher and Jewish
ctivist, he last worked in a job
nth access to classified infor-
lation in 1968. But even as
the Soviet authorities have
llowed so many of his friends
leave recently Slepak,
Judel, Lerner, among others
they continue to stubbornly
lold onto this heroic man and
lis family. Just a few weeks
jo, on Feb. 12 he was again
refused on the grounds of
Kosharousky's interest in
Israel and things Jewish dates
Wk to the event that was
irninal to the dawning of
Jewish consciousness among
Soviet Jews in the modern era:
ie 1967 Six Day War. As
(artin Gilbert quoted
Cosharousky in the Jerusalem
ost last month: "The Soviet
lewspapers said Israel was be-
ing crushed. That thousands of
Israelis were dead. That Israel
'as being swept away in an
Lrab sea. I made a big antenna
my house to try to get infor-
lation. I couldn't; I felt a
slow. I wanted to die with my
sple. Then the official news
changed. Israel had won, but
only as the agressor, using
overwhelming force against a
defenseless foe. It was a clear
|>e against my people."
With so many of the leading
lights of the Refuseniks, the
lebrew teachers, religious
id cultural activists, the pro-
onets of aliyah, having finally
been allowed to emigrate, our
attention must turn to nurtur-
ing the new generation which
is beginning to clamor for con-
tact with world Jewry. But we
cannot forget those pioneers
who remain behind and still
need our encouragement and
support. Yuli Kosharousky's
time for freedom must come.
Yuli Kosharousky's state-
ment follows. To learn more on
how you can get involved with
Soviet Jewry contact the Tam-
pa Jewish Federation at
sk between 1965 and 1968. Ac-
cording to instructions receiv-
ed from the Institute, I have
been no security risk since
May 1971, 17 years ago.
My family's case is an elo-
quent example of the unlimited
arbitrary refusal of permission
to emigrate for reasons of
secrecy. No rational person
would suspect a need to worry
about state security for all
these endless years that we
have been refuseniks. It is
likewise impossible to explain
why eminent scientists and
engineers possessing access to
far more important sensitive
materials have been allowed to
leave, while a person like me,
an ordinary engineer 20 years
ago is still being held here.
I lost my job right after I ap-
plied to leave. So did my wife.
All these years, we have been
compelled to wage an intricate
struggle for survival. As
refuseniks, we experienced
numerous arrests, house sear-
ches, detentions, and vicious
libel in the mass media. Our
oldest son, Mikhail, 20 years
old today, grew into adulthood
as a refusenik. Two younger
sons, Eli, 9, and Moti, 6, were
born refuseniks. They witness-
ed and experienced all the
tragic events in the life of both
our family and those of other
refuseniks. How can one help
shuddering to see how their
defenseless young lives are
crippled for the sole reason
that we want to live in a coun-
try of our own among our
relatives? Just listen to a six
year old's repeated and ever
more frequent question,
"When are we going to get out
of here?"
We have applied to all offices
concerned. These include the
Emigration Office, the
A Press Statement
Supreme Soviet, the Foreign
Ministry, and the Communist
Party. Everywhere we came
up against frankly insipid red
tape, deceit, and mystification.
We have been shown quickly
and clearly that glasnost and
democratization are not for us.
Things being as they are, we
have decided on a desperate
step. On March 10, the 17th
anniversary of our application
to emigrate, we begin an
unlimited hunger strike.
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Community Events Cmti****from p**5"
Choice Shabbat. During this
special service, the Congrega-
tion's new Jews-By-Choice will
be welcomed into the Temple.
With The Rabbi
On Wednesday, March 30,
from 1:30-3 p.m., Congrega-
tion Schaarai Zedek will hold
an "Afternoon With The Rab-
bi." Rabbi Richard Birnholz
will conduct a discussion on
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The Shalom Brandon
Chapter of Hadassah is having
its Election of Officers and an
Ice Cream Social at the TECO
Building in Brandon on
Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30
p.m. All members are invited
to attend.
The Jewish Congregation of
Sun City Center is pleased to
announe that the first Seder
will take place at the Temple,
1115 East Del Webb Blvd.,
Sun City Center, following
Sabbath Services, Friday
evening, April 1. Please call
634-6453 or 634-6136 for fur-
ther information.
New programs will be added
to the congregation's
schedule, such as classes in
Hebrew reading and adult
education. Please call 634-3609
for details.
The congregation will in-
augurate a Saturday morning
service at 10 a.m. for those
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March-April Events
Sunday, March 20, Spring
Forward Dance. Celebrate
the coming of warmer weather
with a night of dancing fun.
The dance starts at 7:30 and
will be held at the Bicycle
Club, Gulf to Bay Blvd. (in
front of Clearwater Mall),
Clearwater. Cost: members
$4, non-members $7.
Tuesday, March 22
Weekend-Conference Plann-
ing Meeting. Last year's
Weekend-Conference was the
best ever. Come to the Tampa
JCC at 7 p.m. to help make this
year's Weekend-Conference
even better. The Tampa JCC is
located at 2808 Horatio St. in
Thursday, March 24, Happy
Hour. Club New York New
York, 1525 US 19 N (between
Ulmerton and Gulf-to-Bay),
Clearwater. 5:30?
Friday, March 25, Singles
Go To Services. Congregation
Rodeph Sholom. Rabbi Berger
has invited the Singles to a late
night service just for singles.
Congregation Rodeph Sholom
is at 2713 Bayshore Blvd.,
Tampa. Services start at 9:30
p.m. For additional informa-
tion call Rich, 988-9273.
Saturday, March 26, Games
Night. Bring your favorite
game and join the singles at
Greg and Alan's. Sodas and
muchies will be provided, the
fun starts at 7 p.m. Greg and
Alan live at 14550 Bruce B.
Downs Blvd., Tampa. For
directions call Greg, 978-9226.
Cost: $2 members, $4 non-
Thursday, March 31, Happy
Hour. Tobacco Company, 4115
Busch Blvd. East, Tampa (just
east of Busch Gardens) 5:30
Saturday, April 2, Passover
Seder. Congregation B'nai
Israel, 301 59 St. N., St.
Petersburg has invited the
Singles to a Passover Seder.
Reservations are a must. Call
Helen at the Temple,
381-4900, by March 25 for
40's Isn't Fatal
Saturday, March 19, Tampa
Bay Jewish Singles Council
"40's Isn't Fatal" holds Games
Night at Shelby's house, 2137
Beecher Road, Clearwater.
Poker, Blackjack, games. Must
RSVP for table set-ups.
Members, $4; non-members,
$5. Call Sally in Hillsborough
at 251-5269 or Shelby in
Pinellas at 733-4000.
For other Tampa Bay Jewish
Singles events, call the JASS-
line: 960-JASS in Hillsborough
County, and 736-JASS in
Pinellas County.
Sunday, March 27, Tampa
Bay Jewish Singles Council
"40's Isn't Fatal" holds a
champagne brunch, 12 noon,
at the Holiday Inn Surfside,
400 Mandalay Ave., Clear-
water. Call Carla in
Hillsborough at 971-6634 or
Linda in Pinellas at 397-4957.
Wednesday, March 30,
Tampa Bay Jewish Singles
"40's Isn't Fatal" holds a hap-
py hour at Xentrix, 4444
Cypress, Tampa, starting at
5:30 p.m. Hostess is Marsha.

Friday, March 18, 1988/The Jewish Floridian of Tampa Page 13
Friday, March 18
Candlelightinf time 6:20 p.m.
6:30 p.m. Kol Ami Early Services and Dinner
Saturday, March 19
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Music Festival
8:30 p.m. Kol Ami Kadima Dance
8:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles-40's Isn't Fatal,
Games Night, Clearwater
Sunday, March 20
Tune in "The Sunday Simcha" WMNF 88.5FM, 11 a.m.-l
9:30 a.m. Kol Ami Kadima Services
10 a.m. Jewish War Veterans Membership meeting
1 p.m. Kol Ami Bon-em meeting
Kol Ami Religious School Matzah Bake
7 p.m. Kol Ami USY meeting
7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles-Spring Forward
Dance-Bicycle Club, Clearwater
Monday, March 21
9 am. SAC's at the JCC
1:30 p.m. Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary Board meeting
8 p.m. Schaarai Zedek Board meeting
Tuesday, March 22
9 a.m. SAC's at the JCC
7 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles-Conference Planning
meeting-JCC Tampa
7:50 p.m. Kol Ami Executive Board meeting
8 p.m. Hadassah/Ameet General meeting
Wednesday, March 23
Jewish Community Food Bank
9 a.m. SAC's at the JCC
9:30 a.m. National Council Jewish Women Board
12:30 p.m. Kol Ami Senior Socialites
7:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Family Services Board meeting
Thursday, March 24
1:30 p.m. Jewish Towers Resident/Management Associa-
tion meeting
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish singles Happy Hour
Club New York New York, Clearwater
5;30 p.m. TOP Quarterly Board meeting
Friday, March 25
Candlelighting time 6:24 p.m.
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Tampa Jewish Family Services
9:30 Tampa Bay Jewish Singles Late Shabbat Services
Rodeph Sholom, Tampa
Saturday, March 26
9:45 a.m. Kol Ami Teacher Appreciation Service
Sunday, March 27
Tune in "The Sunday Simcha" WMNF 88.5FM, 11 a.m.-l
Kol Ami Religious School Practice Sederim
9:30 a.m. Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary General
noon, Tampa Bay Jewish Singles-40's Isn't Fatal-
Champagne Brunch, Clearwater
1 p.m. JCC Matzah Bake
1 p.m. Kol Ami Boneem meeting
7 p.m. Kol Ami Kadima meeting
7 p.m. Kol Ami USY meeting
Monday, March 28
9 a.m. SAC's at the JCC
Tuesday, March 29
9 a.m. SAC's at the JCC
6:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/CRC Educational
Wednesday, March 30
Jewish Community Food Bank
9 a.m. SAC's at the JCC
10 a.m. Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Board meeting
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles-40's Isn't Fatal-
Happy Hour, Xentrix, Tampa
6 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/B&P Women's Net-
work Nominating Committee
7:30 p.m. Kol Ami Men's Club
8 p.m. Rodeph Sholom Executive Board meeting
Thursday, March 31
4:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation Board meeting
5:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Jewish Singles-Happy Hour-
Tabacco Company, Tampa
6:30 p.m. Tampa Jewish Federation/Human Resources
7:30 p.m. Menorah Manor Community Relations meeting
Friday, April 1
Candlelighting time 6:28 p.m.
JCC Vacation Day Program
JCC Closes Early
Beating The
The Women's Division of the
Tampa Jewish Federation and
Tampa area Sisterhoods will
co-sponsor the program,
"Beating Missionaries and
Cults At Their Own Game"
Wednesday, April 20 at
Cngregation Schaarai Zedek,
9:30 a.m. Rabbi Richard Bir-
nholz, a recognized authority
in combating the effects of
missionary recruitment on un-
suspecting people will be the
featured speaker. Jane
Sergay, Chairman encourages
the entire community to at-
tend and learn about the topic,
which affects individuals of all
| Rabbi Richard Birnholz
Rabbi Birnholz lectures ex-
tensively on this topic and has
spoken to groups and
organizations across the
United States on how to assert
one's Jewish identity. Rabbi
Birnholz is the past chairman
of the Mississippi Religious
Leadership Conference and is
the past board member of the
National Association of Tem-
ple Educators. He currently
serves as the Rabbi at Con-
gregation Schaarai Zedek.
Registration is from 9:30-10
I a.m. The program will begin
promptly at 10 a.m. After the
noon lunch break, Rabbi Bir-
nholz will provide addtional in-
formation on fighting the in-
|fluence of missionaries.
The cost for the program is
$10 per person, which includes
Hunch. Reservations must be
received by April 10. Please
call Lisa Bush at 875-1618.
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Business Beat
A visit to LUCINDAS
(formerly Roseberns) at 3431
S. Westshore, is truly a feast
for the eyes.
Beautifully displayed is
china from Gorham, Bernar-
Daud, Wedgewood, Royal
Doulton, Minton, Royal Crown
Derby, Pickaer, Lenox, Fitz
and Floyd, Block, Mikasa,
Fiesta, Noritake, Rosenthal,
Haviland, Hutchen, Redther,
Viletta and Arzberg.
In crystal they carry Water-
ford, Gorham, Lenox, Astral,
Mikasa, Rogaska,
Wedgewood, Noritake, Atlan-
tis, Cristalleries, Crystal
d'Serves and Crystal Clear.
They carry silver from Reed
and Barton, Gorham, Lunt,
Towle and Kirk Stieff.
Gifts for all occasions include
Royal Doulton figurines. New
owners Lou and Len Hatton
have a staff of Bridal con-
sultants. Eloise Thames,
Marinette Schiestal and
Monica Epstein are available
to assist you and of course they
maintain a Bridal Registry.
Mature, loving woman needed to care for our 21
month old in our home. Three (3) days a week
from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. Excellent references
mandatory. Must have own transportation.
Bayshore area. Please call 837-4099
silver, china,
crystal, gifts
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The Hillel School program works, because we combine only
the best in Jewish and General studies through the eighth
grade. National testing indicates our students achieve well
above their grade level in every area.
Our program is flexible as well as excellent. Students may
enter even the highest grades with little or no knowledge of
Hebrew. Through a dual-track system they take Jewish
studies in English until individual instruction brings their
Hebrew up to a sufficient level.
If you're planning a Seder
and would like to leave the
cooking to someone else,
Sherry and Glenn Phillips of
W. Waters Ave. will make it
easy for you. They have a
special Passover Menu that in-
cludes all the traditional dishes
from soup to dessert.
As a special for our Jewish
Floridian of Tampa readers,
they will give a 10 percent dis-
count on orders that are placed
with deposit by March 22.
Call them at 961-8986 to
order early for your Holiday
At Dinner
March 27
Professor Ruth Arnon, the
distinguished immunologist
and scientist of Israel's Weiz-
mann Institute of Science, will
be the guest speaker at a Din-
ner Reception on March 27 at
the Cypress Run home of
Mavis and Herbert Schwartz,
in Clearwater, Weizmann
Florida West Coast Region
chairman Harold Haftel has
Professor Arnon, Dean of
the Faculty of Biology at the
Institute will speak on "Im-
munological Research and the
Fight Against Disease."
To learn more about why our program works, call 875-8287
or write: The Hillel School of Tampa, 501 South Habana
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Religious Directory
3418 Handy Road No. 103 Rabbi Yoasi Dubrowski 960-1490 Services- Friday
evening 7 p.m.; Saturday morning 9:30 a.m.
CONGREGATION BETH AM (formerly North Tampa Reform Jewi.h
C/o Joseph Kerstein. 1448 W. Busch Boulevard. Tampa, Fla. 33612, 949-0115. Con-
gregant* officiating. Vikki Silverman, Cantor. Services at 8 p.m., first and third
Fridays of each month. Masonic Community Lodge, 402 W. Waters Ave. (at Ola).
3919 Moran Road 962-63S8 Rabbi H. David Rose, Cantor Sam Isaak Services:
Friday. 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
2713 Bayshore Boulevard 837-1911 Rabbi Kenneth Berger, hazzan William
Hauben Services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Daily: Minyan. 7:15.
3303 Swann Avenue 876-2377 Rabbi Richard J. Birnholz.
Services: Friday, 8
2001 Swann Avenue 261-4215 Rabbi Samuel Mallinger Services: Friday. 8 p.m.;
Saturday. 9 a.m. Daily morning and evening minyan. 7:30 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
3201 S. Dale Mabry, Suite 101 254-2907, 839-5980 President Alfred
Wasserberger Services: Friday 7:30 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday night
classes 8 p.m.
13156-A North Dale Mabry. Rabbi Yossie Dubrowski, Executive Director. 963-2317.
5202 Seneca Ave. Rabbi Dovid Mockin, Program Coordinator. 980-0942. Friday
night Services one half hour after sunset. Tuesday night classes at 8 p.m.
U.S.F.-CTR 2382 Tampa 33620 972-4433. Services and Oneg Shabbat Friday
evening 7 p.m. Sunday Bagel Brunches, 11:30 a.m.
634-9162 Sun City Center Services: Friday. 8 p.m.. Saturday, 10 a.m.
Reconitructiomat Cambridge Woods 972-4433 Rabbi Steven Kaplan Monthly
studv discussion sessions. "Shabbat Experience," monthly services and dinner.
(jet set for the most inviting climate anywhereThe Fallsview.
You'll find cool surroundings. Friendly receptions. And a choice
of activities that run from indoor and outdoor tennis and swimming to
a Robert Trent Jones golf course, private lake, and much, much more.
So leave Florida for the Fallsview. Where the setting will be as
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Providing Dignified Services
To Our Jewish Community
Charles D. Segal
Funeral Director
Jonathan A. Fuss
Funeral Director
555 Glen Avenue South
Rabbi Begins
TV Broadcast
Rabbi Jan Bresky brought
his television program, "The
Spiritual Light" to Tampa on
March 6. It will air every Sun-
day at 8:30 a.m. on Jones In-
tertable, Channel 12.
Rabbi Bresky is founder and
spiritual leader of the Jewish
Media Relations Council.
Rabbi Bresky already has a
highly rated radio broadcast,
"It's Your Faith" syndicated
by the Sun Network locally. It
airs on WPLP Radio 57 AM on
Sunday evenings from 6 p.m.
to 9 p.m.
Adele Marion Bershad, 86, of Tampa, died
Saturday, February 27. Bom in New York,
she came to Tampa in 1970. She was a book-
keeper in the jewelry business. She was a
member of Congregation Schaarai Zedek
and its Sisterhood. Survivors include a
sister, Evelyn Blanton, Tampa; two nieces,
Charlotte Bernstein, Dallas, Tex., and
Susan Weitman, Tampa, and a nephew,
Stephen Seligman, Tampa.
Solomon Bondi, 73, of Tampa, died Tues-
day, March 1. A native of Missouri, he had
been a resident of the Bay area for more
than 30 years, coming from Clarendon, Ark.
He was a retired scrap metal industry
manager, a World War II veteran and a
member of Congregation Schaarai Zedek.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia.
Burt H. Fall, 90, of Tampa, died Tuesday,
March 1. A native of New York City, he had
been a resident of the Tampa Bay area for
33 years. He was a retired jewelry salesman
and a member of the Elks Club of Tampa.
He is survived by his wife, Naomi; a
daughter, Janet Lubet of Tampa; two
brothers, Walter of Tampa and Louis of Sun
City, Arii.; and two sisters, Helen of
Tamarac and Ruth of Anderson, S.C.
Herman B. Stern. 80, of Tampa, died Satur-
day, March 6. A native of Denver, he had
resided in the Tampa Bay area since 1961,
coming from Newark, N.J. He was owner
and manager of rental property and a
member of Temple David Synagogue. He
was a member of the Jewish War Veterans
and the Cheated Shel Ernes. He is survived
by his wife, Edith; one brother, Irving of
Silver Spring, Md.; two sisters, Jeanne
Jacobs of Kiron. Israel, and Anne Friedman
of Clark. NJ.
Youth Group Advisor for High School youth.
Approximately 10-15 hours per month. August
through May. Youth Group experience desir-
able. Contact: Dr. Zena W. Sulkes, R.J.E.
Temple B'nai Israel 1685 S. Belcher Road
Clearwater, FL 34624, Telephone 531-5829.
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Tampa Jewish Community Services At Work For You
'Where To Go For Service and Help"
The following services are available to the
local community through the agencies of
the Tampa Jewish Federation. All of these
services are beneficiaries of the Tampa
Jewish Federation-UJA Campaign and
government agencies, and the scope and
effectiveness of their services depend on your
support in the 1988 campaign. To find out more
about a specific activity, please call the agency
directly, or call the Tampa Jewish Federation.
Tampa Jewish Federation...................................875-1618
Gary S. Alter, Executive Vice President
Lisa S. Bush, Assistant Director
Sherrie M. Kramer, Staff Associate
Jewish Community Center..................................872-4451
Sharon Mock, Executive Director
Tampa Jewish Family Services..........................251-0083
Dr. Anschel O. Weiss, Executive Director
Hillel School of Tampa........................................875-8287
Joachim Scharf, Headmaster
^Services for Seniors
Dally Kosher Hot Lunch
Senior Citizen Apartments
Nursing Home Care
Transportation (Friday evening Services)
Recreational Activities, including classes,
dancing, exercising, entertainment, and trips
Health and screening clinics
Referral to individual help for problems of
health, finances, housing, grief,
employment, and in-home help
Senior Citizens Arts and Crafts Center
(SACS on the Boulevard)
Volunteer Opportunities
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Center Tower and
Mary Walker Apartments
River Garden Home for the
Aged, Jacksonville and Menorah
Manor, St. Petersburg (Local
Contact Tampa Jewish
Family Services)
Tampa Jewish Federation
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Comunity Center
Jewish Community Center
^Services for Children and Youth
PRESCHOOL (Ages 2 through Kindergarten)
Pre-School and Kindergarten classes
Extended day program for working Parents
Early Childhood Camp
(winter and summer)
School of Music
Early childhood classes in photography, arts
and crafts, drama, and playgrounds, etc.
Special Events Including carnivals and trips
YOUTH (Grades K thru 6)
Hillel School of Tampa (Grades 1-8)
Jewish and secular education
Day Camp (winter and summer)
School of Music
Miscellaneous classes in cooking, Drama,
gymnastics, etc.
Soccer League/Basketball Program
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (AZA, BBG)
Special Events including concerts and plays
Counseling in problems with parents, school
peer acceptance, alcohol and drugs,
sexual adjustment, and other concerns
interfering with daily living
High School In Israel
Gratz College Community High School
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Hillel School
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Tampa Jewish Family Services
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
\/ Services for College Students
Sabbath dinner Hillel USF & UT
Jewish Library Jewish Community Center
Friday Night Services, Holiday Programs
Student Lounge
Sunday Bagel Brunches
Weekend mini-retreats (Shabbatonim)
Free informal courses in Hebrew,
Basic Judaism, Zionism, law philosophy
and culture
Recreational activities including parties,
coffee houses, dances, speakers, Hillel
Film Festival, Israeli Folk Festival Concert,
and leadership training
Community Action Program, including
Campus Campaign for Federation/UJA
Counseling Services
Hillel USF & UT
Hillel USF & UT
Hillel USF
Hillel USF
Hillel USF
Hillel USF
Hillel USF
Hillel USF
Tampa Jewish Family Services
Hillel University of South Florida/
University of Tampa.............................................972-4433
Rabbi Steven Kaplan, Director
Jewish Center Towers..........................................870-1830
Mary Walker Apartments.....................................985-8809
Juliet Rodriguez, Manager
The Jewish Floridian of Tampa..........................872-4470
Audrey Haubenstock, Editor
T.O.P. Jewish Federation Inc.
Mark Glickman.............................................(305) 740-7332
1^ Adult Services
Study groups
Classes and program
Tampa Bay Jewish Singles
Couples Club/Club Variety
Book Reviews
Special Events
Health and physical education
jX Community Services
Community Relations, including
public education, inter-faith relations,
Soviet Jewry, Israel Task Force, Holocaust
and Telegram Bank
Community Planning Committee
Counseling for individual, family and
marital problems; financial and employment
difficulties; emotional and physical
handicaps, problems with divorce,
remarriage, rearing children; coping with
illness, death or any personal problems
Russian Resettlement Program for Jewish
immigrant families in areas of housing, jobs,
education, counseling and acculturation
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Tampa Jewish Family Services
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Family Services
Family Life Education Programs offered to
community organizations and groups upon
request to enhance their personal growth
and awareness and to strengthen
Jewish Family Life
Endowment Fund
(TOP Jewish Foundation, Inc.)
Government Affairs (Legislative Consultant)
Community Food Bank
Women's Division, Incorporating the
Women's Division campaign and a variety
of services and educational opportunities
for women to become involved in
Jewish communal life
Shalom Tampa/Newcomers to the community
(Women's Division)
Community Calendar (Women's Division)
Soviet Jewry/Human Rights Day Programs
(Women's Division)
Women's Wednesday (Women's Division)
Bay Area Singles
Business and Professional Women's Network
Young Adult Division
Health Fitness Center
Aliyah Committee
President's Round table
Softball, basketball and swimming
leagues for adults
Health and physical education for all ages,
including gymnastics, tennis classes,
and pool activities
Cultural activities
Israel Independence Day Celebration/Holiday
and family programs
Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day)
Long Range Planning
Tampa Jewish Federation/UJA
Annual Campaign
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Family Services
Tampa Jewish Family Services
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Family Services
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Jewish Community Center
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Center
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa Jewish Federation
We encourage you to participate in our growing and dynamic Jewish community; not only in the above
activities, but also by joining and supporting Tampa's synagogues, agencies, and organizations.

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