The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County

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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County the voice of the Jewish community of Palm Beach County
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Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County (Palm Beach, Fla. : 1985)
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West Palm Beach, Fla
Fred K. Shochet
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February 27, 1987
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Vol. 11, no. 27 (Sept. 13, 1985)-
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Numbering in masthead and publisher's statements conflict: Feb. 20, 1987 called no. 4 in masthead and no. 8 in publisher's statement; Mar. 31, 1989 called no. 12 in masthead and no. 13 in publisher's statement.
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"Combining Our voice and Federation reporter."

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"Jewish floridian
Planning Underway For Super Sunday
Demjanjuk Trial
Begins In Jerusalem
Members of the Super Sunday steering
committee met recently at the home of
Terri and Bernie Kurit, Super Sunday
Chairmen, to update plans for the all day
phonathon. Shown above are Debby Brass,
Registration Committee Chairman; Terri
Kurit; Adele Simon, Arrangements Chair-
man; and Bernie Kurit. See Page 3.
In Meetings With President Reagan
Shamir Stresses Direct
Negotiations In Peace Process
Israeli Premier Yitzhak
Shamir urged Egypt recently
to convince its fellow Arab
countries to enter into direct
negotiations with Israel.
"Egypt, a partner to the
Camp David Accords, could
"reasonable" method of bring-
ing about such negotiations
should be explored, including
an international conference."
Shamir, however, said the
"only viable cornerstone to
peace" is the method used by
Israel and Egypt in achieving
the Camp David Accords. "We
play a significant role' by en- I** ** "5 to our neighbors
couraging our other neighbors *"? U8,m ?** negotiations
for the obtaining of peace bet-
ween us," he said.
The Israeli Premier was
more direct after his meeting
at the State Department with
Secretary of State George
Shultz, when he called the idea
of an international forum "a
Soviet inspired notion sup-
ported by radical Arab
He said such a conference,
demanded by King Hussein of
Jordan, "will not bring peace
to our area."
Shultz, admitting that the
United States and Israel do
not see "eye-to-eye" on this
issue, said the U.S. believes
that "all options" that could
bring about direct negotiations
should be explored, including
an international conference.
"Our objective is not an in-
ternational conference, our ob-
jective is direct negotiations,"
Shultz stressed.
Shamir differs on this issue
with Foreign Minister Shimon
Peres, who believes an inter-
national conference may be the
only way to bring Jordan into
talks with Israel.
A senior Administration of-
ficial, briefing reporters on
Shamir's talks with Shultz and
Reagan, said that the U.S. is
to follow her example and
enter into face-to-face talks
with us without precondi-
tions," Shamir said after a
meeting and working lunch
with President Reagan at the
White House.
While both Reagan and
Shamir, in their statements in
front of the White House's
diplomatic entrance, stressed
that peace can be achieved on-
ly through direct negotiations,
the two leaders publicly stated
their differences over an inter-
national conference.
"Our goal now is setting in
motion a process acceptable by
Israel and its neighbors which
can lead to a comprehensive
settlement," Reagan said. He
said this requires "bilateral
negotiations,' adding that any
not trying to "play one side" in
the Israeli government against
the other. He said the U.S.
deals with the national unity
fovernment, headed by
hamir, as it did when Peres
was Premier.
Both Reagan and Shultz
stressed that any negotiations
must include "representative
Palestinians." Shamir also
agreed that negotiations
should include "represen-
tatives of Palestinians living in
the area." This apparently
meant Palestinians in the
West Bank and Gaza, rather
than from outside.
Reagan andShamir also said
Continued on Page IS
The trial of John Demjanjuk
opened in Jerusalem District
Court Feb. 16 and imme-
diately became embroiled in
legal argument over the defen-
dant's identity and the court's
right to try him.
Demjanjuk's American at-
torney, Mark O'Connor, main-
tained that the accused is not
the former Treblinka death
camp guard who was known to
the inmates as "Ivan the Terri-
ble" because of his brutality
and who was held responsible
for the deaths in the gas
chambers of 850,000 Jews and
thousands of Gypsies.
nor insisted, the Ukrainian-
born retired automobile
worker from Cleveland, Ohio,
is a victim of evidence
fabricated in the Soviet Union,
the victim of a KGB plot; and
that he was extradited from
the U.S. on a murder charge
but is now being charged with
war crimes, crimes against
humanity and crimes against
the Jewish people.
O'Connor also challenged
Israel's right to bring him to
trial because the alleged
crimes were not committed on
Israel's soil, were not commit-
ted against Israeli citizens, and
were not committed by a
citizen of Israel.
Judge Don Levin, president
of the three-judge panel hear-
ing the case, enjoined O'Con-
nor repeatedly to confine
himself strictly to the matter
of jurisdiction and to leave the
question of identity to a later
stage, after the prosecution
has presented its evidence.
BUT O'Connor insisted that
the issues were intertwined,
and the court allowed him to
present his arguments on both
jurisdiction and substantial
proof. In addition to Levin,
who is a Justice of the
Supreme Court, the panel con-
sists of two Jerusalem District
Court judges, Dalia Dorner
Continued on Page 15
Arab Named As Israeli
Consul General In Atlanta
an unprecedented move, the
government of Israel decided
to appoint a Moslem Arab
lawyer from the village of Kafr
Kara near Haifa, as Israel's
new Consul General in
The decision to appoint
Muhammad Masarwa as
Israel's first Arab diplomat
was confirmed recently in
Jerusalem by Ehud Gol, the
spokesman for the Foreign
Ministry, and in New York by
Baruch Bina, a spokesman for
the Israel Consulate.
Bina told the Jewish
Telegraphic Agency that the
46-year-old Masarwa is ex-
pected to assume his new post
this summer after being con-
firmed by the Israel Cabinet.
Continued on Page 18
Project Otzma... page 4
The Inside Story Donahue
and Soviet Refuseniks...
page 5
Update... Opinion by
Toby Wilk ... page 6
Northern County Cam-
paign 12
The Women's Division of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
recently held their very successful and well attended Pacesetters
($1,200-4,999 commitment) event at the home of Mrs. Arnold Newberger,
Palm Beach. Welcoming guest speaker (third from left) Elizabeth Holtzman,
Brooklyn District Attorney and former Congress woman, are Carol Green-
baum, Women's Division Campaign Vice President; and Dorothy Adler and
Alice Zipkin, Pacesetters Co-Chairpersons. Another Pacesetters Co-
Chairperson, Shirlee Blonder, could not attend the event as she was in Israel
with her husband, Erwin (President of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
County), attending the Council of Jewish Federations Board Institute.
See additional photos page 10-11.
Demographic Study continues .. please stay on the phone

Page 2 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, February 27, 1987
The Shulman Years 1979-'81
Looking Back
25 Years of Local
Jewish Federation History
Alan Shulman is elected President. Barbara Gordon
Green heads Women's Division.
Federation files for certificate of need for a total health
care facility for the Jewish aged.
Community Relations Council establishes Holocaust
Commemoration Committee.
Cameo Mission to Israel in Tel Aviv on the day the the
Egypt-Israeli peace treaty is signed.
Fatah Ship Captured
The Israeli Navy apprehend-
ed 50 Fatah terrorists packed
aboard a small merchant ship
bound for the Druze-controlled
port of Khaldah in Lebanon.
Israeli authorities identified at
least eight Fatah "com-
manders" on board. The ter-
rorists are currently being
held and interrogated (Kol
Yisrael, Feb. 7).
Israeli Navy Commander
Rear Admiral Avraham Ben-
Shoshan explained that while
these terrorists had met in
Cyprus from around the world,
the largest concentration is in
Iraq. He added that Cyprus
has become the central ter-
rorist assembly and embarca-
tion point for Lebanon. Israel
has recently taken steps to
shut down a sea route through
the Christian-controlled port
of Juniyah, forcing the ter-
rorists to head for Druze-
controlled Khaldah.
(Near East Report)
of the
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
requests the pleasure of your company at a
Washington Correspondent for the Jerusalem Post
as & _;est speaker
Thursday, March 5, 1987
cocktails at 6:30 P.M.
dinner at 7:30 P.M.
Palm Beach Airport Hilton
(Southern Boulevard, off 1-95)
benefiting the
1987 Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
United Jewish Appeal Campaign
Music by:
PAUL FARMER & his orchestra
Minimum Gift f 700
RS.V.P. Jack Karako,
Staff Associate, at the
Federation office, 832-2120
He began his distinguished
service to the Jewish com-
munity in Palm Beach County
as General Campaign Chair-
man of the Jewish Federation-
United Jewish Appeal Cam-
paigns in 1977 and 1978 and
the organization's eighth
Today the same qualities
that made Alan Shulman an ef-
fective and highly respected
leader locally, continue to
serve the Jewish people well
on a national and international
level as a member of Board
of Directors of the American
Jewish Joint Distribution
Committee and a national UJA
Vice Chairman holding the
portfolio of national Alloca-
tions Chairman.
Asked to reflect upon the
years 1979-81 when he presid-
ed over the Federation, Mr.
Shulman recalls the period as a
very exciting time. "I was
blessed with a group of very
dedicated, concerned, and
talented individuals who acted
as a family in futherance of the
development of a strong com-
munity which would secure the
needs of all Jews," he said.
During his unprecedented
three year administration, two
significant developments oc-
curred. He played a central
role in the development of the
Joseph L. Morse Geriatric
Center of the Jewish Home for
the Aged, a 120 bed resident
home and skilled nursing care
facility. "It was the first major
Alan Shulman presiding over a Federation meeting in 1979.
undertaking of significant size
as as we emerged from a small
Federation into our current
'large intermediate' designa-
tion," noted Mr. Shulman.
Nathan Appleman served as
honorary Chairman of the
Morse's building fund cam-
paign. In his capacity as Presi-
dent, Mr. Shulman headed an
active campaign team in-
cluding Erwin H. Blonder and
Heinz Eppler. Alec Engelstein
served as Chairman of the
Construction Committee. Mr.
Blonder was appointed to head
and organize the initial Board
of Directors of the Jewish
Home for the Aged.
During Mr. Shulman's ad-
ministration, Jewish education
became a major priority. "We
established the Midrasha-
Judaica High School (an after
school community high school
program for students in
grades 9-12) and set the foun-
dation for an educational
structure that has become an
integral and important compo-
nent of our communuity,"
stated Mr. Shulman. Elizabeth
Shulman spearheaded this ef-
fort as Chairman of the Educa-
tion Committee.
These years also saw a major
expansion of the Jewish Corn-
Continued on Page 7
Discover your heritage together on a
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
JUNE 15-26,1987
The Family^Mission Is The Richest Resource For Teaching Your Children
The Spirit And Challenge Of Israel And What It Means To The
Jewish People
Share With Your Children The Thrill Of Climbing
Masada, A Shabbat At The Western WalL
Visits To Kibbutzim And Israeli Military Bases
For additional information, contact Ronni Ewtein
Director of Communications, at the Federation ffi~
Federation office, 832-2120.


Friday, February 27, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 3
It's Our Turn To Be The Heroes
Planning Underway For Super Sunday '87
An enormous amount of planning is required to make
buper bunday an unqualified success, according to Terri
and Bernw Kurit. The Co-Chairmen of this year's all day
community wide phonathon to raise money for the 1987
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County-United Jewish
Appeal Campaign noted that five committees have been
established to assure a successful and smooth-running day.
On Mar. 22. Headquartered at the Airport Hilton, 400
volunteers will be calling thousands of community members
to ask them to make their 1987 commitment to the fund rais-
ing drive.
During the next several weeks, we will highlight the
chairmen and committee members of the various Super Sun-
day committees. This week the Registration; Arrangements
ami Decorations Committees will be featured, followed by
the Training and Youth Committees in subsequent weeks.
The Recruitment Committee was introduced in last week's
Jewish Floridian.
Sign In, Please
When volunteers come to
the Airport Hilton on Mar. 22
to help with Super Sunday 87,
they will be greeted by
members of the Registration
Committee. "We make sure
they are signed in properly,
and direct them to their
specific responsibilities for the
day," stated Deborah Brass,
Chairman of the committee.
"We get them off to a good
Serving on the committee,
which is still in formation, are
Hinda Greenspoon, Marjorie
Berg, and Lila Abrams. Mrs.
Brass and her committee
members are looking forward
to a massive outpouring of
community support for the one
day phonathon. "The excite-
ment of Super Sunday is
building and we are honored to
do our part in helping our com-
munity work together to
achieve a common goal of help-
ing Jews locally, in Israel, and
around the world," stated
Mrs. Brass.
Mrs. Brass, a past President
of Bat Gurion Chapter of
Hadassah and a former
member of the Florida Central
Region Board, is a member of
the Angel of Mercy Luncheon
Committee. She has sat on the
Board of Directors of the
Jewish Community Day School
and currently is on the
Sisterhood Board of Temple
Beth El. Mrs. Brass has been
active in Women's Division,
having served as Co-
Chairperson of the Jewish
Women's Assembly in 1984.
And Decorations
Balloons give Super Sunday
a festive atmosphere. T-shirts
and magnets are tangible
thank you's for the volunteers.
Snacks are always welcome as
calls are being made. All these,
plus much more, help make
Mar. 22 more exciting. Thanks
to Adele Simon, Co-Chairman
of Arrangements and Decora-
tions, the all day phonathon
should run smoothly once
Working alongside Mrs.
Simon, in charge of decora-
tions, will be Esther Kosowski.
When volunteers enter the
main telephon room, they will
know "It/s Our Turn To Be
The Heroes." Covering the
walls will be graphic reminders
that they, and those whom
they call for their contribu-
tions, are the true heroes, sus-
taining Jews in need.
"We will be transforming
the Airport Hilton into a super
charged exciting place to work
on behalf of Super Sunday,"
stated Mrs. Kosowski.
"Everything will be in place,"
continued Mrs. Simon, "for a
rewarding day."
Mrs. Simon, a member of the
Board of Directors of
Women's Division, is
Chairperson of the
Nominating Committee this
year. She has served Women's
Division in many capacities
throughout the years. Mrs.
Simon has been a member of
the Boards of the Jewish Com-
munity Center and the Parent
Teachers Organization of the
Jewish Community Day
Esther Kosowski is a
member of the Board of Direc-
tors of Women's Division and
is Chairperson of Mini-
Missions. She has worked with
Women's Division- for many
years and has been responsible
for the decorations at the
Continued on Page 8
Women's Division
cordially Invites you to a
and a program entitled
"Dor Le Dor From
Generation To Generation"
In support of the
1987 Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
United Jewish Appeal Campaign
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11,1987 9:30a.m.
Phillips Point
777 South Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach
Special guest speaker
Actress, Golda Meir's Grandniece and
Consultant to the Playwright of "Golda"
Minimum Commitment $365
to the UJA/Jiwish Fedaratlon ot
Palm Baach County
Woman's Division Campaign
Couvart $1$ par parson
Includes brunch, program
and parking.
R.S.V.P. Faya Stollar, 832 2120.
It's Our Turn
to be the Heroes..,
Super Sunday Heroes
of the
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
requests the pleasure of your company at a
Sunday, March 8, 1987
at six o'clock in the evening
at the Wellington Club
featuring the music of the
benefiting the
1987 Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
United Jewish Appeal Campaign
Provide care to needy elderly
Support high quality educational
programs for our youth
Create a better life for our Jewish
brethren in Israel
Provide aid to communities around
the world through the support of
the 1987 Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County-United Jewish
Appeal Campaign
Minimum Gift: 1160
Payable over on* year
I I '"tfi ****'
Couvert 118 per person
R.S. V.P. Jack Karako. at the
Federation office. 832-2130"
Sign up Today!!!
It's our turn to be the heroes
and make it a real
Super Sunday, March 22
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, February 27, 1987
Making Sense Of
Arms Sales
Last month Sen. Joseph Biden (D., Del.) and Rep. Mel
Levine (D., Calif.) reintroduced a bill to amend the arms
Export Control Act. The measure cosponsored by Sens.
Claiborne Pell (D., R.I.). Rudy Boschwitz (R., Minn.),
Wendell Ford (D., Ky.) and Frank Lautenberg (D., N.J.),
and by Reps. Chris Smith (R., N.J.) and Larry Smith (D.,
Fla.) was proposed late last year, but the session ended
before it could be acted upon. It deserves to be approved,
and quickly, by the 100th Congress.
Known on Capitol Hill as the Biden-Levine bill, it would
restore the Congressional intent regarding controversial
U.S. arms sales which was overturned in a 1983 Supreme
Court decision. That ruling, in a case which had nothing to
do with weapons transfers, invalidated the legislative veto.
Previously, Congress had been able to reject proposed
arms sales by passing a concurrent resolution with simple
Now, in order for Congress to halt an Administration-
proposed sale, Congress must first pass a joint resolution
and then be able to override a Presidential veto with two-
thirds majorities in both chambers. Last year's missile sale
to Saudi Arabia illustrated the problem the decision
The Democratic-controlled House rejected the sale of
several hundred million dollars worth of missiles to Saudi
Arabia by a 365-62 margin; the Republican-led Senate turn-
ed it down 73-22. The President then vetoed the resolution
of disapproval and, with eight Senators shifting their votes,
the veto was sustained and the sale went through.
As Biden noted, a large, controversial arms sale was
allowed to proceed "on the basis of support of one-sixth of
the House of Representatives and one-third-plus-one in the
Senate." The Biden-Levine bill is intended to make sure
that any major sale of advanced American arms to coun-
tries not closely allied with the United States has majority
backing in both houses of Congress, not a one-third-plus-
one minority in one chamber. Exempted from the measure
would be NATO nations, Australia and New Zealand, and
signatories to the camp David Accords at this point
Israel and Egypt.
The Administration opposes the Biden-Levine bill, argu-
Continued on Page 14
Yom Hashoah
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 26,1987
1901 North Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach
Beate Klarsfeld
Renowned Nazi-Hunter, Portrayed In
A Recent Television Docu-Drama
Sponsored by The Holocaust Commission,
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.
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Project Otzma:
A Person To Person Experience
Although halfway through
the first year of the new Otzma
S reject which strengthens the
onds between North
American Jewish communities
and Israel, preliminary evalua-
tions indicate that it is work-
ing very well. According to Dr.
David Mittelberg, a member of
the Tsraeli Forum responsible
for planning and monitoring
the program, the person to
person contact has been an
"outstanding success."
Dr. Mittelberg, who was in
the Palm Beaches recently to
address the Otzma Committee
of the Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County, noted
that a key component of Otz-
ma is the matching of par-
ticipants with families in
Israel. This is the first time an
adoptive family program has
been tried in Israel. He em-
phasized that the ties that
have been developed between
the Israeli families and the
"Otzmaniks" have extended to
their families in the United
States. "Some parents in
America now feel that they
have to come to Israel to meet
the wonderful families (who
have 'adopted' their
children)," stated Dr.
Dr. Mittelberg is a lecturer
in sociology at Haifa Universi-
ty and serves as the Director
for the Institute for Research
Continued on Page 13
Dr. David Mittelberg
Readers Write
Tom Kelly Will Be Missed
The Jewish Floridian:
The resignation of Tom Kel-
ly as Editor of the Palm Beach
Post is an incalculable loss not
only to that newspaper but to
our entire Jewish community.
In great part, it was due to
Tom Kelly's leadership that
the Post developed from a
"local yokel" paper to a
newspaper worthy of prestige
for its editorial content.
In everything he wrote, Mr.
Kelly reflected his character:
that of a caring, involved, de-
cent human being. He told it as
it is with insight, courage, in-
tegrity and balanced quality
reporting. He always evidenc-
ed sincere interest in pro-
moting protection of our en-
vironment, sane growth
management, increased quali-
ty of life in our community
and, indeed, in the world, as
witness his involvement in the
struggle for human rights in
the Soviet Union.
I know many people join me
in wishing Tom Kelly great
success in his future
endeavors. It has been a
privilege to have had his
dedication and input these past
Mr. Kelly takes with him
part of our hearts and a great
deal of our gratitude and
As the Irish say: "May the
wind always be at his back."
1987 Campaign -
Major Events
Mar. 1 Hunters Run Dinner Dance
M^' 5 Stratford, Beach Point, Ocean
Cove Cocktail Party
Mar. 5 Eastpointe Dinner
Mar. 8 Wellington Event
Mar. 11 Women's Division $365 Event
Mar. 22 Super Sunday
Mar. 23-27 Super Week
Apr. 1 Women's Division K'Tubat
Apr. 26 Young Adult Division
INFORMATION: For more details on
Federation events, please call 832-2120.
Friday, February 27,1987
Volume 13
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Residents of Greenbrier A, B, sad C buildings in Century
Village recently attended a brunch riven on behalf of the 1987
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County-United Jewish Ap-
peal Campaign. Jerome Gleekel (second from left), noted
authority on the Middle East, delivered an up-date on the cur-
rent conditions in Israel as well as the achievements made in
the medical and scientific fields. With him are the Co-
Chairmen of the Century Village Campaign, Hank Grossman,
Sam Wadler, and Nat Cohen, who noted that the residents of
Greenbrier set the pace at the brunch for contributions from
Century Village residents to the 1987 fund raising drive.
Radio/TV/ Film
MOSAIC Sunday, March 1, 9 a.m. WPTV Chan-
nel 5 with host Barbara Gordon Green. Interview with
Jack Spitzer, Chairman, Ben Gurion Centennial.
L'CHAYIM Sunday, March 1, 7:30 a.m. WPBR
1340-AM with host Rabbi Mark S. Golub The Jewish
Listener's Digest, a radio magazine.
SHALOM Sunday, March 1, 6 a.m. WPEC Channel
12 (8:30 am. WFLX TV 29) with host Richard Peritz.
ISRAELI PRESS REVIEW Thursday, March 5,1:15
p.m. WLIZ 1340-AM A summary of news and com-
mentary on contemporary issues.
Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
Community Calendar
February 27
Free Sons of Israel 12:30 p.m.
March 1
Jewish Federation Hunters Run Dinner/Dance at The
Breakers 6:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center paid up
membership party B'nai B'rith No. 2939 dinner/dance -
5 p.m. Hadassah West Boynton musical show 7 p.m.
Jewish War Veterans No. 501 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth El
- Paul Zim Concert 7 p.m.
March 2
Jewish Community Day School board 7:45 p.m. Con-
gregation Anshei Sholom Sisterhood board 9:45 a.m.
Women's American ORT Lakes of Poinciana -12:30 p.m.
Women's American ORT Royal board 9:30 a.m,
B'nai B'rith Yachad Unit board 10 a.m. Brandeis
University Women Palm Beach West 12:30 p.m.
Hadassah Tikvah board -1 p.m. Hadassah West Boyn-
ton 12:30 p.m. Women's American ORT Mid Palm -
board -1 p.m. Temple Judea board of trustees.
March 3
Yiddish Culture Group Century Village 10 a.m.
Jewish Federation Jewish Educators Council
Meeting at Day School noon Temple Beth Torah con-
gregational meeting 8 p.m. Jewish Federation
Women'8 Division Business and Professional Program -
6 p.m. B'nai B'rith Women Shalom board 9:30 a.m.
Jewish Federation Super Sunday Steering Committee
8 a.m.
March 4
Lake Worth Jewish Center Sisterhood board 10 a.m.
National Council of Jewish Women Palm Beach board -
10 a.m. Temple Emanu-El Adult Education lecture -
9:30 a.m. B'nai B'rith Women Olam noon Yiddish
Culture Group Cresthaven 1 p.m. Jewish Federation
Women's Division Open Board Meeting 2 p.m.
Jewish Community Center board 8 p.m. Jewish
Federation Local Concerns Meeting noon.
March 5
Bar-Ilan University Reception at Flagler Museum 5:30
p.m. National Council of Jewish Women Okeechobee -
board -10 a.m. Na'Amat USA Theodore Herzl -1 p.m.
Temple Emanu-El Adult Education Hebrew 10 a.m.
B'nai B'rith Women Ohav -1 p.m. B'nai B'rith No. 2939
- board 1 p.m. National Council of Jewish Women
Flagler Evening board 8 p.m. Na'Amat USA board -
10 a.m. Jewish Federation Eastpointe Dinner at Air-
port Hilton 6 p.m. Jewish Federation Stratford
Cocktail Party 4 p.m.
For more information on the above meetings call the
Jewish Federation office 832-2120.
Friday, February 27, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 5
Chairmen Named For Several
Leisure-Retirement Communities
Sam Wadler, Chairman of
the Leisure and Retirement
Community Division of the
1987 Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County-United
Jewish Appeal Campaign, has
announced the appointment of
several involved community
members to chair their respec-
tive area's fund raising drive.
They are George Silverman,
Lakeside Village; Ben Rosenz-
weig and Harry Bilawsky,
Leisureville North; Anne
Grossberg, Covered Bridge;
Louis Lafer, Meed Village and
Willow Bend; Lou Singer,
Rainbow and Lucerne Homes
East; and Irving Siegel,
Golden Lakes.
Mr. Wadler noted that all
the Chairmen had been involv-
ed in the Federation-UJA
Campaign for many years.
"We are pleased that these
concerned and dedicated
leaders are continuing their ef-
forts on behalf of this year's
fund raising drive. Through
such caring involvement, we
will be able to reach more and
more people in order to pro-
vide for the needs of Jews
locally, in Israel, and
worldwide," he said.
The Chairmen have sent a
letter to their friends and
neighbors informing them of
Rosenzweig Siegel
this year's needs in the Jewish
community and asking them to
consider making a contribu-
tion to the 1987 Campaign.
They recalled the most recent
events of terrorism, saying
"Now we know what we Jews
must do (to counteract the
They continued stating, "To-
day, right now, the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
County needs our dollars to
serve the sick, the needy, the
old, the children and the com-
munity with all kinds of vital
services. Here, where we live.
In our peaceful surroundings,
we CAN and MUST help.
Please increase your giving
For more information, con-
tact Dr. Lester Silverman,
Staff Associate, at the Federa-
tion office, 832-2120.
Phil Donahue And Soviet Refuseniks
The 30-minute segment on
Soviet Jewry shown recently
(Feb. 11) on Phil Donahue's
syndicated television show
demonstrated why it is dif-
ficult to carry out in the Soviet
Union his normal format in
which a controversial issue is
debated by the audience.
Jewish refuseniks, with
whom he met in a Moscow
apartment, rejected an oppor-
tunity to explain their plight to
the large audience of
Americans that watch the
"PhU Donahue Show," ap-
parently because they did not
trust Donahue since his week-
long broadcasts from the
USSR were in cooperation
with Soviet television.
Other Jews, who, as
Donahue pointed out, were
selected by the Soviet govern-
ment to appear on the pro-
gram, refused to answer his
questions about refuseniks and
instead denounced conditions
in the United States.
that he had gotten an agree-
ment from the Soviets to nave
50 official Jews and 50
refuseniks debate the issue of
Jewish life in the Soviet Union.
But the day after Donahue got
the agreement of the
refuseniks to this, the Soviets
cut the number to 25 on each
side. The refuseniks then
declined to appear.
Donahue then met with the
refuseniks in an apartment of
one of them, stressing that he
was using his own camera
crew, rather than the Soviet
television crew he used for all
his other segments during the
week he spent in the USSR at
the end of January.
One refusenik said they had
rejected the cut in the number
of refuseniks because the
"group should be represen-
tative." He said it had to in*
elude 11 wives of prisoners,
five former prisoners, 12 Jews
from cities throughout the
Soviet Union, and longtime
ONE WOMAN said she
feared the Soviets would use
the film against them on
Soviet TV. She said the Jews
"desire to live in Israel," but
when Donahue asked her how
long she had been waiting to
emigrate, she refused to say.
The group had agreed not to
answer any personal
were being preoccupied with
the Soviet breaking of the
agreement "at the expense of
sharing important information
about your situation with the
American people."
He noted that some wives of
prisoners had wanted to speak
but went along with the deci-
sion of the group not to be
Donahue stressed that
before going to the USSR he
had contacted them through
the National
tne national Conference on
Soviet Jewry (NCSJ).
"With whom are you cavor-
ting?" one of the refuseniks
asked. Donahue said he did not
understand this at the time,
but later realized that this was
a reference to his "partner-
ship" with the Soviets during
his week in the USSR. "It is
clear for some of these
refuseniks I cannot be
trusted," he said.
In his segment in the televi-
Conthraed on Page 14
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Kibbutzim can no longer be
associated with cowsheds and
orange groves. Today, almost
every kibbutz in Israel enjoys
several industries. A recent
Kibbutz Industries Fair in Tel
Aviv included products from a
ceramics factory which were
eagerly snapped up. The prize
for novelty, in Israel at least,
went to one particularly
adventurous kibbutz which is
specializing in the manufac-
ture of bidets. The kibbutzniks
responsible for moving into
the world of hygiene spent
most of their time at the Fair
explaining the aim of the new
froduct to puzzled or intrigued
In March, Project Inter-
change will send its third
delegation of Black American
leaders to Israel. Previous
seminars were very successful
and elicited positive action by
participants. These programs
are carried out by the Institute
for International Relations at
Hebrew University. In May,
there will be a Constitutional
Seminar of prominent jurists,
lawyers and teachers of law
and government. The seminar
in June will be for Christian
clergy. Project Interchange
has also sent Hispanic-
American leaders to Israel to
provide them with information
about and understanding of
key issues facing Israel. The
President of the Chicago
Board of Education wrote of
his experience: "It made me
realize how little I knew about
Israel and its people. It was a
tremendous learning
The International Red Cross
has added the words "And Red
Crescent" to their previous
designation. This move in-
cludes all Red Crescent
organizations in Moslem coun-
tries as part of the Interna-
tional Red Cross. The Interna-
tional Red Cross Conference
also stipulated that only na-
tional societies using the name
and emblem of the Red Cross
or Red Crescent can be
recognized as full members of
the society. This effectively ex-
cludes Israel's Magen David
Adorn Society, which fulfills all
the criteria of full membership
except for the emblem. Israel
has been trying to achieve full
membership in the interna-
tional body for decades, but
has been denied because of her
emblem. This isolates Israel
because it restricts full
membership recognition only
to those countries using Chris-
tian or Moslem emblems.
A Tel Aviv research team
has developed a simple, non-
surgical technique to vaporize
arterial plaque which
sometimes leads to heart at-
tacks. This may make heart
by-pass operations a thing of
the past.
Iraq and Iran continue their
battle which enters its 7th
year. Apart from the human
toll, military analysts estimate
the war has cost both sides
around $500 billion dollars,
making it one of the most ex
Pensive conflicts in history,
our years ago, the massacre
at Sabra and Shatila caused an
uproar in the so-called civilized
world. Again, the Jews (who
else?) were blamed. The Iran-
Iraq war continues. We hear
about it with horrifying detail,
and the world is mute. Today,
Shiites butcher Palestinians in
Lebanon and nobody cares.
When will the double standard
attitude regarding the Jews
Israel has the highest voter
turnout record of the world's
democracies. In a part of the
world increasingly hostile to
American culture and basic
values, Israel is an oasis where
freedom is embraced with a
fervor unparalleled elsewhere
in the world. A bastion of
democracy, Israel has the
same concern for fundamental
human freedoms that has
characterized our own nation
for over 200 years.
If certain people have been
released by Soviet officials, it
is because they are less
dangerous free than in prison.
It also allows Gorbachev to
assume the role of genial
benefactor who overflows with
the milk of human kindness.
The fact remains that Soviet
Jewry emigration has
diminished to a trickle because
of conditions imposed by
Soviet officials and their
capacity to credit the posses-
sion of military secrets to a
man who spent two years peel-
ing Red Army potatoes 20
years ago. Under the new
Soviet emigration rules, the
trickle will become a seepage.
The Russians want to stage a
human rights conference in
Moscow. They have a long
road to go before this can be
anything but a farce. There is
a danger that in the "good-
will" of Gorbachev, we may
overlook the Nudels, the
Beguns, the Slepaks and too
many others who have been
and remain in harsh imprison-
ment for their refusal to be
estranged from their heritage.
We must speak out because
there are six million Jews who
can speak no more.
Bar Ilan University's recent
cancer research includes a
drug that promises to
strengthen the body's im-
munological defenses against
this disease without negative
side effects, and a machine
that is able to diagnose and
pinpoint the location of cancer
through blood samples.
Haifa is organizing special
welcome events for an influx
of sailors from the navies of
the United States, Britain and
Italy which will be calling at
the Haifa port. A flotilla from
the aircraft carrier Nimitz will
account for some 9,000 sailors.
The first annual Raoul
Wallenberg prizes for human
rights and history were award-
ed at Tel Aviv University. The
prizes, worth $1,000 each,
went to two doctoral students.
The Swedish Ambassador par-
ticipated in the awards
ceremony organized by the
Sweden-Israel Friendship
Society. Wallenberg was ar-
Yemin Orde Children^
Village, who came to Israel in
1981, and was graduated from
officer's course with the rank
of 2nd Lt.
between the Israeli govern-
ment and an individual U.S.
State. The Texans hope to
build a diversified Texas
agriculture and said "there's a
tremendous amount we can
learn from the Israelis."
Annual taxes paid by owners
of small cars in Israel Experiments conducted with
amounted to the equivalent of r fc ^7
the net salary for three to four 1^^^^^^
months of a senior govern- gj University show a
ment economist. direct relationship between
------- nutrition and brain activity. It
As part of his most recent is believed foods like chocolate,
leadership course for Jewish cake, eggs and soya have a
military personnel in Europe, tendency to improve learning
Rev. Malcolm Weisman, sr.
Chaplain to H.M. Forces,
decided he would take par-
rested by the Soviets in 1945. ticipants on a tour of the sur-
rounding area at Luebekke-
Minden in West Germany, and
visit sites of Jewish interest.
Stopping at a church, he lifted
his arm to point to a feature on
a wall. As he did so, a passer-
by raised his arm in similar
fashion and shouted: "Sieg-
Israel has one of the lowest
divorce rates in the world, just
over one in 1,000 marriages.
This contrasts with the rate in
He helped save tens of
thousands of Hungarian Jews
from concentration camps.
Although the Soviets say
Wallenberg died in prison,
some believe he is still alive.
Senator Howard Metzen-
baum, speaking to some 200
Jewish leaders from across our
country, castigated the
American Jewish community
for not being more concerned
about the kind of America in
which we live. He declared
each of us has a responsibility
to protect our grandchildren
from the New Right's invasion
of religious freedom and em-
phasized our obligation to
uphold the principle of separa-
tion of Church/State.
Israel has its first Ethiopian
paratroop officer, a 19-year-
old graduate of Youth Aliya's
and memory capacity. Bar-Ilan
scientists hope to apply these
findings to humans suffering
from Alzheimers disease.
Herman Klenner, former
member of the Nazi party, has
been replaced as East Ger-
many's representative at the
UN Commission on Human
Rights, in Geneva, following
"quiet" diplomatic interven-
tion by the U.S. Israel's UN
representative in Geneva in-
formed the Commission two
years ago that Klenner joined
the Nazi party in 1944.
However, Klenner continued
the U.S. which approaches a to represent his country at the
50-50 percentage (500
divorces/1,000 marriages).
Forty members of the Texas-
Israel Exchange, led by the
Texas Agriculture Commis-
sion, spent two weeks in Israel
recently observing successful
Israeli food production. This is
the only partnership of its type
45 member Commission, and
might have become its
The Israel Minister of
Justice rejected the request of
the French authorities to ex-
tradite 25-year-old Wm.
Continued on Page 17
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
invites you to join us
1987 Young Adult/Leadership
Development Mission-To-lsrael
June 15-26
Experience the emotional
impact of Masada
Visit an absorption
center for Ethiopian
Join other young singles
and couples between the
ages of 22-40 for 11
unforgettable days in the
homeland of our people
For information call:
Debbie Hammer or Mark Mendel at the Federation office,
No one
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The way Chef Boyardee prepares cheese ravioli and
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uses only the finest ingredients: rich, ripe tomatoes
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only delicious, its also 95% fat-free, contains complex
carbohydrates and has no preservatives
So for cheese ravioli and macaroni shells with all the
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Friday, February 27, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 7
Helping People
Volunteers Have Big Hearts
"Volunteers Have Big
Hearts," was the theme for a
volunteer recognition recep-
tion at Jewish Family and
Children's Service on Thurs-
day, Feb. 12, featuring vocalist
and long time board member,
Harry Lerner. The afternoon
reception included audience
participation in a medley of
songs selected to recognize
volunteers, the work that they
perform, and the caring rela-
tionships that develop between
JFCS recognized 16
volunteers at the reception. As
each volunteer was introduc-
ed, the audience was told of
the individual volunteer's
special contribution to the
agency's function, and the
type of assistance that the
volunteer renders to agency
Shulman Years 1979-81
Continued from Page 2
munity Day School. Property
was purchased on Parker
Avenue and arrangements
were made for renovations of
the existing building and con-
struction of new classrooms
before the school was officially
opened on its new site. "It was
an exciting period of time. So
many things were happening
at once. We were able to ac-
complish so much because
there were so many great peo-
ple on my team. It was a fun
time at Federation."
Alongside the construction
of new facilities to meet the
needs of the growing Jewish
community, the Federation
moved into new offices on
Flagler Drive and new pro-
grams and services were
developed. Rabbi Alan Sher-
man joined the Federation
staff as Chaplain and Com-
munity Relations Director.
Subsequently a Holocaust
Memorial Committee and a
Chaplain Aide program were
established. The Community
Relations Council held rallies
on behalf of Soviet Jewry in
West Palm Beach and Boca
Mr. Shulman also set into
motion a Community Planning
Committee. It's charge was to
study and re-evaluate the com-
munity's needs based on the
expanding Jewish population.
It was at this time that
residents of Boca Raton felt
their interests could best be
served by establishing a
separate Federation. As a
result of Mr. Shulman's
negotiating skills in dealing
with sensitive issues and
dilemmas facing the com-
munities, a smooth transition
was accomplished.
By this time, the Federation-
UJA Campaign was raising
over43 million for local and in-
ternational needs. However, in
the second year of Mr.
Shulman's administration, the
newly established South Coun-
ty Federation conducted their
own Campaign and, as a
result, Campaign totals dipped
just below the $3 million mark.
The next year the Campaign
Center Vandalized
PARIS Vandals
devastated a Jewish communi-
ty center at St. German El
Laye near Paris last Monday.
Community leaders estimate
the damage in tens of
thousands of Francs but said
religious services will be
resumed soon. Torah scrolls
were torn, prayer books were
desecrated, furniture was
broken and anti-Semitic
slogans were daubed on the
once again exceeded $3 million
and has been growing steadily
ever since.
As the community continued
to grow, Mr. Shulman's vision
of reaching out to all segments
to bring them under the
Federation umbrella helped to
provide for a better quality of
life for the Jewish people, from
youth to the aged.
clients. Most volunteers at
JFCS act as friendly visitors,
case aides, visit lonely, home-
bound shut-ins, in order to lift
that person's spirits and pro-
vide companionship. Other
volunteers handle intake calls,
run groups, and provide
clerical functions.
Recognized on Feb. 12 were
volunteers, Amy Prager,
Evelyn Goldkorn, Nettie
Granitz, Maishe Stein, Reba
Rodman, Clara Buck,
Elizabeth Reisen, Lydia
Lehine, Jack Weber, Ed and
Edith Shatz, Charles and Eva
Fried, David Rubin, Shirley
Feder and David Kaufman.
Volunteer Coordinator, Ned
Goldberg, summed up the
value of agency volunteers, as
well as the theme of the recep-
tion, by stating, "These
volunteers add to the quality of
life of Jewish residents of
Palm Beach County, and as a
result, the clients of JFCS will
be forever grateful for their
Vocalist and longtime Jewish Family and Children's Service
board member Harry Lerner, leads volunteers, guests and
agency staff in songs commemorating Volunteer Recognition
Day, Feb. 12 at JFCS.
(The Jewish family and
Children'8 Service of Palm
Beach County, Inc., is a non-
profit agency designed to meet
the social, emotional and
counseling needs of the Jewish
community of Palm Beach
County. Our office is located at
2250 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.,
Suite 104. Our telephone
number is 684-1991. The
Jewish Family and Children's
Service is a beneficiary agency
of the Jewish Federation and
the United Way of Palm Beach
SINCE 1927
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down to a breakfast of Lender's
BRAND Cream Cheese has
been a delicious tradition.
Recognized as the first
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Page 8 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, February 27, 1987
It's Our Turn To Be The Heroes
Super Sunday '87 March 22
The following people have
volunteered for Super Sunday '87.
Syd Auspitz
Jewish Federation
Ida Barton
Jewish Federation
Joshua L Becker
Jewish Federation
Tlllie Becker
Harry Berger
Jewish Federation
Estetle Berger
Jewish Federation
Helen Bergida
Jewish Federation
Gertrude Birnback
Jewish Federation
Lily Bondy
Ellen Bovamick
Leadership Development
Debby Brass
Women's Division
Dorothy M. Brock
Na'Amat USA
Israel Andy Cohen
Boynton Beach Council
Sylvia Cohen
Boynton Beach Council
Evelyn Coleman
B'nai B'rith
Eric Crawford
Young Adult Division
Victor Duke
B'nai B'rith
Alice G. Effrat
Jewish Federation
Barbara Friedlander
JF and CS
Leontine Friedman
Ann Gallubier
Temple Beth El
Claire Giber
Jewish Federation
Dan Giber
Jewish Federation
Minna Gindes
Jewish Federation
William H. Glater
Temple Beth El
Faye Glater
Temple Beth-El
Milton Gold
Jewish Federation
Sis Gold
Jewish Federation
Jerome J. Gross
Jewish Federation
Hank Grossman
Community Relations Council
Esther F. Gruber
Women's Division
Tammy Hamberg
Jewish Federation
Sandi Heilbron
Young Adult Division
Robert S Herman
B'nai B'rith
Helen Hoffman
Community Relations Council
Arnold J. Hoffman
Jewish Federation
Michael Jacobson
Jewish Federation
Jack M. Karako
Jewish Federation
Tami Karako
Jewish Federation
Irene Katz
Leadership Development
Son! Kay
Leadership Development
Claire Kazinec
Leadership Development
Florence Kieff
Temple Beth El
Pearl Kline
Jewish Federation
Esther Kosowskl
Women's Division
Bonnie Krauss
Jewish Federation
Gail M. Kressal
Bemie Kurlt
Jewish Federation
Terri Kurlt
Jewish Federation
Arnold Lamport
Jewish Federation
Marilyn Lamport
Women's Division
llene Lamport
Jewish Federation
Joyce Lamport
Jewish Federation
Ed Lefkowitz
Holocaust Survivors
Mark Levy
Jewish Federation
Stacey Levy
Jewish Federation
Ann L. Lipton
Jewish Federation
Karen List
Young Adult Division
Zelda Plncourt Mason
Women's Division
Esther Molat
Women's Division
Tlllie Mutterperl
Temple Beth El
Rhea Passon
Jewish Federation
Nat Passon
Jewish Federation
Sarah Pfeffer
Jewish Federation
Molly Podorzer
Shirley Pomerantz
Jewish Federation
Edith B. Raboy
Jewish Federation
Shirley Rauch
Jewish Federation
Harold Rose
Jewish Federation
Peart Rose
Jewish Federation
Dean J. Rosenbach
Jewish Federation
Isadore Rosoff
Volunteers for Israel
Helen Rothberg
Mel Rothberg
Bamett Sakren
B'nai B'rith
Tiffany Sakren
B'nai B'rith
Edna H. Sands
Herman Sakowitz
Jewish Federation
Louis Schein
Jewish Federation
Rhoda Schein
Jewish Federation
Claire Schwartz
Jewish Federation
Syd Schwartz
Jewish Federation
Marcia Shapiro
Women's Division
Clifford Shapiro
Jewish Federation
Miriam Sherman
Jewish War Veterans
Carol Shubs
Leadership Development
Peppy Silverstein
Women's Division
George A. Shiller
Jewish Federation
Adele Simon
Women's Division
Ruth Sommer
Phyllis Stahl
Jewish Federation
Malshe Stein
Jewish Federation
Paula Super
Nat Super
Tesse Sussman
Jewish Federation
Coleman Sussman
Jewish Federation
Marilyn David Topperman
JF and CS
Sam Wadler
Jewish Federation
Susan Wolf-Schwartz
Women's Division
Muriel Wollnsky
Morris Zipkin
Jewish Federation
Alice Zipkin
Women's Division
Rachel Zymeck
Temple Beth El
Continued from Page 3
Jewish Women's Assembly.
She has been active on the
Sisterhood Board of Temple
Beth David.
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Myron and Eileen Nick man
Honorary Chairmen Of
JCDS Dinner Dance Named
Mr. and Mrs. Myron
Nickman will be Honorary
Chairmen for the Jewish Com-
munity Day School's Dinner
Dance in support of their
Scholarship Fund. In making
the announcement, Marva
Perrin, Vice-President of fund
raising, commented, "We are
honored to have Myron and
Eileen serve in the capacity of
honorary chairmen, tor their
dedication to Jewish education
is well known throughout the
community." The Dinner
Dance will be held on Satur-
day, April 4, at the Hyatt Palm
Beaches. Reservations are
$125 per person.
Myron and Eileen Nickman
have been long time sup-
porters of education, both here
in Palm Beach County and in
Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Nickman
stated, "Among our many in-
terests in the Jewish communi-
ty is our interest in education.
Eileen and I have always
recognized the significance
and importance of education
for our youth." Mr. Nickman
served as President of the
Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County from 1984-85
In Cleveland he was a leader in
the Jewish community and
held positions as President of
his synagogue and Chairman
of the Mercantile Division in
the Cleveland Federation
Eileen has been an active
member of the Women's Divi-
sion Board, serving as Endow-
ment Chairman and a member
of the Campaign Cabinet. In
Cleveland she contributed her
energies to such worthwhile
projects as Hillel, Cerebral
Palsy, Council of Jewish
Women, and Menorah Park.
Upon accepting her position as
Honorary Chairman, Mrs.
Nickman stated, "We know
how well the JCDS is function-
ing and have every desire to
support it and promote it."
For more information about
the Scholarship Fund and the
Dinner Dance, call Carole
Klein, Community Affairs
Coordinator, at school,
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JCDS Director Named As Chair
Community Day School
Network Created
mSj^SS Conura^ Day to improved effectiveness of
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Friday, February 27, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 9
formed Jewish Community
Day School Network (JCDSN)
at an historic conference
recently held in West Palm
Beach. This new organization
for community day schools was
established with the en-
couragement of the Jewish
Education Service of North
America, Inc., (JESNA),
designed to give non-affiliated
day schools throughout the
United States and Canada an
opportunity to share and ex-
change ideas, budgets, cur-
ricular and other materials,
and especially to discuss the
common ideology which links
community schools.
According to Rabbi David
Shluker, Director of JESNA's
Department of Community
Consultation and Planning,
the schools comprising the
Network are either indepen-
dent or communally spon-
sored, receive Federation sup-
port, and embrace a pluralistic
approach to transmitting the
Jewish heritage and values in
their educational programs.
The schools are committed to a
set of principles which repre-
sent an ideological model for
transideological Jewish educa-
tion. While denominationally
affiliated schools interact with
existing denominational net-
works, the community day
schools have, until now, lacked
a unifying body and a central
The establishment of this
new network was the result of
a two-and-a-half day meeting
where two dozen principals of
community schools and
JESNA staff met in conjunc-
tion with the Council for
Jewish Education's annual
A keynote address delivered
by Dr. Barry Chazan,
JESNA's Distinguished
Educator in Service and Pro-
fessor of Education at Hebrew
University, forcefully ar-
ticulated some philosophical
underpinnings for community
Jewish day schools. The group
acknowledged the validity of
all major streams of Jewish
thought, and the incorporation
of this principle into the cur-
ricula of community day
schools. This acknowledgment
implies that there exist many
possible options for the expres-
sion of Judaism. In addition,
the group underscored the im-
portance of showing apprecia-
tion and advocacy for the value
concept of "Klal Yisrael" and
promotion of participation in
Jewish community life.
Meets Assad
Jordan's King Hussein met
with Syrian President Hafez
Assad last week in Damascus
to discuss the current situation
in Lebanon (Jordan Television,
Feb. 10). In Washington, State
Department officials asserted
that Jordan needed to mobilize
its I-Hawk anti-aircraft missile
batteries to defend against a
threat from Syria.
(Near East Report)
vocating common areas of in-
terest; facilitating the profes-
sional growth of ad-
ministrators and staff; pro-
viding professional and per-
sonal support for ad-
ministrators and staff; and
facilitating the development of
lay leadership.
liana Sebo of the Jewish Day
School of Metropolitan Seat-
tle, and Dan Bennett of the
Herzl School in Denver served
as co-chairpersons of the con-
ference. The Network, in addi-
tion to electing Mrs. Steinberg
as chairperson, appointed an
executive steering committee
and a number of working com-
mittees which are actively
planning programs and
Barbara Steinberg:
The Network will hold its se-
cond conference in Miami
Beach, following the Council of
Jewish Federation's General
Assembly in November, 1987.
Golf At Indian Spring
'Pure Delight'
BOYNTON BEACH Indian Spring Country Club and
Golf Professional Johnny Orsino are a winning combina-
tion. The special relationship of country club and Golf Pro-
fessional is one which Orsino and his staff uphold every day
with excellence as the foremost priority.
"We have an 'A-l' golf design at Indian Spring master-
minded by the renowned design team of Devlin and Von
Hagge. Tne two championship 18-hole courses have never
been better. The practice layout has everything, including
an area for practicing pitching and bunker shots. And I'm
especially proud of the instruction and pro shop staff
of the finest professionals on the Gold Coast.
Members are very appreciative of the extra attention the
golf staff gives them, Orsino notes.
Indian Spring is an established golf and tennis country
club community in Boynton Beach covering 760 acres
located on Military Trail. The community is noted for its
low-density design favoring an open natural environment.
Outstanding golf and tennis programs and a multimillion-
dollar amenity package makes the Indian Spring lifestyle
filled with year-round fun and excitement.
Currently available at Indian Spring are distinctive
residences by leading Florida builders including the Con-
dominiums of Aspen Glen and spacious patio home models
at Laurelwood and Evian. Residential prices start at

Page 10 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, February 27, 1987
Dons Newberger (left) and Vi Werner (right), co-hostesses of the Paceset-
ters Petite Luncheon greet Mollie Fitterman, President of Women's
Pacesetters from the Business and Professional Women's Group are Ellen
Rampell, Women's Division Vice President for B and P; Ingrid Rosenthal,
1987 B and P Campaign Event Chairperson; and Penny Beers, immediate
Past Vice President for B and P.
Pacesetters Event A
With Elizabeth Holtzm
Marian Axelrod, Vivian Klein, and Lillian Kravitz
Lee Mazer; Dorothy Adler, Pacesetters Co-Chairperson; and Gloria Phillips
Irene Greenbaum and Charlotte G. Sherman
Dorothy Rapaport, Dorothy Blonder, and Beulah Friedman
Loia Hammerman. Vera Rosen, and Blanche Ginsburg

Friday, February 27, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 11
\ Resounding Success
nan As Keynote Speaker
Sheila Engelstein, Jewish Federation Associate Campaign Chairman and
Women's Division Lion of Judah Co-Chairperson; Adele Simon, Women's
Division Nominating Committee Chairperson; Rath R. Weber; and guest
speaker Elizabeth Holtzman.
Jewish Community Center President Zelda Pincourt Mason with Charlotte
Himmel and Marva Perrin, Jewish Federation Project Renewal Chairman.
Bea Keiser, Hermine Wiener, and Sheryl Davidoff, K'Tubah-Project
Renewal Chairperson.

Susan Katzenberg and Charlotte Sherman
Anne Klein, Ruth Grobstein, Rhoda Weinstein, and Miriam Goldberg
Pmula Franks, Lorraine Hoffinger, and Geraldine Freedman
Rom Ladge, AnneHese Weil, Anne Weiss, and Bea Block

Page 12 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, February 27, 1987
Northern County Campaign
PGA National-
Palm Beach Gardens
Harriet and Sy Fine, Chairman of the PGA National-Palm Beach Gardens
1987 Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County-United Jewish Appeal Cam-
paign, welcome guest speaker (center) Congressman Sam Gejdenson of Con-
necticut to their home. They hosted a cocktail reception recently on behalf of
the fund raising drive. Congressman Gejdenson stressed the importance of
Jewish responsibility and commitment.
Also attending the fund raising event are (front row, left to right) Anne and
Murray Seiden and Jack and Gisele Weisman. Back row are Leonard Ross;
Jack Karako, Staff Associate; Jackie Duay, Federation Staff; Lynne Ehrlich,
Women's Division Director; Laura Balas; and Dr. Ron Sloop. Not pictured
are Alan Gordon, Julius Priven, Rabbi William Marder. Paul and Adrienne
Mazur, and Dr. Arthur and Lorraine Virshup.
Old Port Cove
Attending the cocktail reception are (front row, left to right) Claire and Ber-
nard Sucher; Arnold Lampert, Associate Campaign Chairman of the 1987
Federation-UJA Campaign, who spoke about the needs of Jews locally; and
Marilyn Lampert, Super Month Chairman. Back row are Leonard and Helen
Price; Mrs. Julian Frankel; Julian Frankel; Lester Sodowick, Chairman of
the North County Campaign Division; and Helen Sodowick.
Dr. William Silberberg, Chairman of the Old
Port Cove Campaign, greets guest speaker
Erwin H. Blonder, President of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach.
Over 100 residents of Old Port Cove recently at-
tended the first event given for this North Palm
Beach community on behalf of the Jewish Federa-
tion of Palm Beach County-United Jewish Appeal
Campaign. They learned about the needs of the
1987 fund raising drive, and the programs and ser-
vices of the Jewish Federation, inluding its four
beneficiary agencies.
Members of the Old Port Cove Committee
are (front row, left to right) Harold Fogel,
Dr. Bernard Plone, and Samuel Simon.
Standing are Dr. Silberberg; Jack Rimmer.
Old Port Cove Co-Chairman; Bernard
Kaplan, Dr. Irving Schwartz, Nat Paaaon,
Norman Rosen, Monty Schultz, and Arthur
:- .

Direct Negotiations
Friday, February 27, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 13

Continued from Page 1
ey discussed the situation of
oviet Jewry. "We took note
f recent releases, but are
aiting to see the gates truly
pened for Jewish emigra-
ion," Reagan said.
Shamir said Israel was
grateful" for Reagan's ef-
brts on behalf of "our
rothers and sisters" in the
SSR. He said the Soviet
nion must continue to be
ressed "to let all our people
eturn to our ancient
omeland, the land of Israel."
Iran was discussed by
hamir with both Reagan and
hultz. Reagan said it was
eed that Iran should be en-
uraged to end terrorism and
he use of force. He added that
t was also agreed that it was
mportant to "look to the
ture instead of dwelling on
he past."
Shamir said that while Iran
as a leading supporter of ter-
orism, it was an important
country in the Mideast and in-
dicated that ways should be
found to exert "influence" on
As for the U.S. sale of arms
to Iran, Shultz said this was an
American decision. The Ad-
ministration official briefing
reporters said that Israel has
agreed to cooperate with the
various American investiga-
tions of the Iranian arms sales.
Both Reagan and Shamir
pointed to the U.S. decision to
give Israel the status of a "ma-
jor non-NATO ally," which
allows it to bid on Defense
Department research and
development contracts.
Shamir called this a "new
dimension to our relations."
Also discussed was the
Israeli economy and Israel's
agreement to allow the U.S. to
build a relay station for the
Voice of America in Israel.
Not discussed, according to
officials, was the case of
Jonathan Pollard who was
awaiting sentencing after
pleading guilty to spying for
Israel. When Shamir was ask-
ed about the Pollard case he
called it "a very painful ex-
perience" for Israel and said
spying on the U.S. was "not a
policy of the Israeli
Shamir concluded his
remarks to Reagan by noting
that this year was the 200th
anniversary of the U.S. con-
stitution and the 90th anniver-
sary of the Zionist movement.
Project Otzma:
Person To Person
Continued from Page 4
of the Kibbutz. In addition to
his volunteer work with the
Israeli Forum, he is conduc-
ting an evaluation of Otzma
throughout the year. Having
immigrated from Australia to
Israel in 1972, Dr. Mittelberg
now lives on a kibbutz near
Haifa with his wife and two
The Otzma program is an
outgrowth of the commitment
by young leadership in Israel
and the United States to do
something for the Jewish peo-
ple, according to Dr. Mit-
tleberg. He sees the program
as unique in the area of lay
commitment as well as hosting
by Israeli families. "The per-
son to person contact is what
makes this program so
special," he said. Members of
the Israeli Forum make
themselves available to the
American volunteers pro-
viding each Otzma participant
with both a support system
while in Israel and a perma-
nent personal tie to Israel
The Otzma program is spon-
sored by the Council of Jewish
Federations and communities
throughout the United States
[including the Jewish Federa-
tion of Palm Beach County)
md the Israeli Forum, a newly
developed volunteer organiza-
tion of young, successful
Israeli business entrepreneurs,
academians, kibbutzniks, and
others concerned about
strengthening ties between
Israel and the Diaspora. Gifted
young adults between the ages
of 18-24 with leadership poten-
tial are given an opportunity to
experience 10 months of public
service to Israel and the
Jewish people.
Participants from the Palm
Beaches will take part in the
program beginning this up-
coming August and will live,
study, and work in several
places in Israel. They may
have the chance to serve in this
community's Project Renewal
neighborhood, Hod Hasharon.
Volunteers will also learn
Hebrew, work on a kibbutz,
take part in ongoing study
seminars, and participate in a
The program for local young
adults is subsidized by the
Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County. Total cost for
the 10 month experience is
$750. Applications should be
received by April 30. For ap-
plications and more informa-
tion, contact Mark Mendel,
Leadership Development
Director, at the Federation of-
fice, 832-2120.
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form women about Women's Division, the Jewish Federor
tion, and its four beneficiary agencies.
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A Cocktail Party was held recently in sap-
port of the 1987 Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County-United Jewish Appeal Cam-
paign for residents of Royal Palm Beach.
Close to 100 people attended the event at
the Indian Trail Country Club.
Royal Palm Beach
Greeting guest speaker Albert Effrat
(center) are (left to right) Jerome
Steinmetz, Special Gifts Co-Chairman;
Samuel Cohen and Henry Kaufman, RPB
Campaign Co-Chairman; and Bernard
Berk, Special Gifts Co-Chairman; who
were instrumental in organizing and inspir-
ing the residents in making this a suc-
cessful Campaign.
Sudanese Detain Ethiopian Jews
Sudanese authorities have
recently detained 54 Ethiopian
Jews who crossed the border
into Sudan, according to a
Sudanese newspaper which
was quoted here recently by Al
Hamishmar. The Sudanese
paper, All-Ittihad Al-Asbui,
reported that the supervisor of
refugee affairs in Sudan said
the country's security
authorities will continue to
hold the Ethiopian Jews until a
decision is made regarding
their fate. There has been no
independent confirmaiton of
the detention.
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Arms Sale
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ing that arms sales to "moderate" Arab countries can help
encourage the Arab-Israeli peace process. Unfortunately,
there islittle evidence so far to support that view.
A second argument for such sales in the Middle East
to help "pro-Western" Arab states resist aggression has
other flaws. A number of such countries are leery of
military cooperation with the United States. One such na-
tion is Kuwait. But now that the Iranian offensive in Iraq
threatens it, America helps defend Kuwait without such
sales by sending U.S. ships just offshore in the Persian
Instead of winning friends and promoting peace, such
sales have helped fuel regional arms races, burdened
already fragile regimes, and endangered our real friends.
Passage of the Biden-Levine legislation no doubt spur-
red by the investigations of the secret Iranian arms
shipments will restore needed Congressional oversight
to major American weapons sales.
(Near East Report)
Donahue and Refuseniks
Continued from Page 5
sion study, Donahue met with
25 Jews who he called
"contented Jews," who are
"the Jews the Russians want
the West to see." They were
apparently members of the of-
ficial Anti-Zionist Committee.
that the NCSJ reports that
380,000 Jews want to
emigrate, one of these Jews
called the figure "absolute
Another said he had no ob-
jection to those who wanted to
leave to emigrate, but said "I
don't feel there is any kind of
problem" for Jews. Another
declared that emigration is
"not the major problem" for
Soviet Jews.
When a writer suggested
that Donahue ask about the
life of the Jews present, the
television host replied "I don't
tell you how to write your
books so you won't tell me
what questions to ask."
Samuil Zivs, deputy director
of the Anti-Zionist Committee
of the Soviet Republic the only
Jew to be identified, claimed
that 500 Jews had been given
permission to leave in
January. Less than 1,000
emigrated in all of 1986.
DONAHUE WAS challeng-
ed by a Jewish military officer,
who asked why he was not con-
cerned about the Palestinians.
"We are all internationalists;
we all must be equal, the
Americans, the Jew, the
Another said that instead of
worrying about Soviet Jews,
"why are you not concerned
about the fate of the poor
Blacks" in the U.S. He charg-
ed that many of the Soviet
Jews living in New York's
Brighton Beach section "are
suffering, they are hungry."
When another suggested
that only 20 percent of the
Jewish emigrants have gone to
Israel with most living in New
York and Canada, Donahue
replied "why do you care?"
He said he was willing to
concede that the Jews in the
audience were "happy," free
to pursue their careers and
free of prejudice, but asked
why they were angry when he
raised the real plight of the
Jews who wanted to leave and
were being persecuted for
WHILE THE broadcast
may have revealed to some the
Soviet Union's desire to hide
the real situation of Soviet
Jewry, whatever opportunity
there was to demonstrate the
real situation for thousands of
Jews was lost. Perhaps there
was never a chance since it is
impossible to bring the give-
and-take of the Donahue show
to a totalitarian society.
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Icience Fair Held At JCDS
Plants "watered" with coca-
ola, bubbles, dirty air and
livers. .. these were
st a few of the topics
|isplayed at last week's
cience Fair at the Jewish
o mm unity Day School.
I Over 90 projects were
ntered from the students in
des four through eight. The
lildren also had to submit
beir written reports explain-
their projects, providing
otheses, observations, con-
fusions and abstracts. A panel
f judges interviewed each stu-
ent and analyzed the projects
Dr creative ability, scientific
bought, thoroughness, skill
ad clarity. First, second,
bird place and honorable men-
were awarded for each
Patricia Walker, science
cher and coordinator of the
rair, commented. "I think
bat this year's Science Fair
fras the best ever, that the pro-
cts were excellent, and that
He students deserve a lot of
lit for their hard work. The
[ldges, too, deserve a great
Israel Radio reports that
Palestinian Arabs, not Shiites,
Ire behind the abduction of
our Beirut University College
professors. The Islamic Jihad
or the Liberation of Palestine,
heretofore unknown group,
las claimed responsibility for
Ibducting three Americans
Ind an Indian citizen in Beirut
lecently and is demanding that
Israel free 400 convicted ter-
lorists in exchange for their
According to the report, the
aptors are Palestinians who
[want to get part of the booty
fnich may result from the
fave of kidnappings."
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and Zvi Tal.
The U.S. Immigration and
Naturalization Service (INS)
began legal proceedings in
1977 to strip Demjanjuk of his
American citizenship on
grounds that he lied about his
collaboration with the Nazis
when he entered the U.S. In
1984 he was ordered deported
as a suspected war criminal.
aaf/ II He was extradited to Israel for
trial in February 1986, a year
almost to the day before the
opening of his trial.
The courtroom is a 300-seat
converted cinema house. Its
gallery was packed Monday
with local and foreign
reporters and television
camera crews. The 66-year-old
Demjanjuk, father of two,
entered the prisoner's dock
sewnd, and third grades con- flanked by two policemen He
tnbuted class projects. wore J,.^ hroJ
The winners of the JCDS
Science Fair are eligible to
enter their projects in the
Palm Beach County Fair.
Friday, February 27, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 16
Demjanjuk Trial Begins
of credit for
To add to the evening, the
children in kindergarten, first,
l-fitting _
and waved to the spectators.
behind him was his son, John
Demjanjuk Jr., and a Ukrai-
Menorah Chapter meets Mar. 10 at 12:30 p.m. at the
American Savings Bank. The speaker will talk on How to
Avoid Probate. Refreshments. Coming events: Mar. 2 a
cruise on the Viking Princess to Freeport. Mar. 17, Donor
Luncheon at the Royce Hotel. Mar. 29-Apr. 1, Lido Spa,
four days and three nights, massages, entertainment.
A bus leaves every Saturday and Thursday for games at
the Senunole Village. For information call Ruth Rubin
West Palm Beach.
The annual luncheon of "Tri Chapter" will take place at
the Royce Hotel Ballroom on Mar. 9, noon.
Membership is comprised of three chapters of B'nai
B'rith Women, namely Ohav located at Golden Lakes
Village, Olom at Lake Worth and the southern part of West
Palm Beach. Shalom's membership consists of residence of
the Royal Palm Beach area.
For information call Edith Norton, Freda Fern 964-4411
and Ailene Haber 793-6993.
Tikvah will have its annual Life Membership and
Associates Brunch Mar. 1 at the Anshei Sholom at 11 a.m.
Coming Events: Mar. 10-13 Regency Spa, Miami Beach;
Mar. 12 a musical show "1776" at the Florida Repertory
Theatre, transportation included.
Yovel will meet at the Royal Palm Savings Bank (Drexel
Square) on Thursday, Mar. 5, at 10 a.m. There will be two
reports from the book "Great Jewish Thinkers of the
Twentieth Century." Sibyl Senecoff will report on Leo
Baeck and Sara Gimble will report on Franz Rosenzweig.
The public is invited. Refreshments.
Okeechobee Chapter will host its annual Card Party and
Luncheon at the Wellington Country Club, 12165 Forest
Hill Boulevard, on Monday, Mar. 16, at 11:30 a.m. Play
Bridge, Canasta, Scrabble, Man Jong, Rummikub, etc.
Donation $10.
A-AAbot Answerfone offers:
"person to person service"
24 hours a day
nian Orthodox cleric, Bishop
Antony, who came from the
U.S. to attend the early state
of the trial and offer his
assistance to the defendant.
Ukrainian-American groups
are believed to be financing
Demjanjuk's defense.
The trial is expected to last
at least three months. The pro-
ceedings are conducted in
Hebrew and translated
simultaneously into English
and Ukrainian. Attorney
O'Connor's words are
translated from English to
Hebrew by an interpreter at
his side.
His assertion that the
charges brought against Dem-
janjuk are inconsistent with
the charge of murder on which
he was extradited from the
U.S. was rebutted by State At-
torney Yona Blattman, who
noted that the American
courts and the U.S. Depart-
ment of Justice were fully
aware of the crimes that Israel
attributes to Demjanjuk and
therefore the legal
technicalities of the charge
sheet were not relevant.
Blattman is assisted by State
Attorneys Dennis Goldman,
Michael" Shaked and Michael
Horovitz. O'Connor has an
Israeli lawyer, Yoram Sheftel,
assisting him on points of
Israeli law. Sheftel told
reporters before the trial open-
ed that he was "eager to do
battle" because he is convinc-
ed Demjanjuk is a victim of
mistaken identity. He said he
would not have taken the case
A DECLARED purpose of
the trial is to acquaint the
younger generation of Israelis
with the terrible realities of
the Holocaust. The Israel
Defense Force and the Educa-
tion Ministry plan to brine
soldiers and high school
students to attend the ses-
sions, which will be held four
days a week.
The proceedings are being
broadcast live by Israel Radio.
Galei Zahal, the Army Radio,
is offering frequent updates,
summaries and commentaries
throughout the day. But Israel
Television declined to broad-
cast the trial live on grounds
that it is too expensive and
there is insufficient public
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Page 16 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, February 27, 1987
JCC Comprehensive Senior Service Center
Senior News
The Kosher lunch program
of the Jewish Community
Center is designed to keep per-
sons healthy physically and
mentally. Participants enjoy
delicious, nutritious foods that
are a result of carefully plann-
ed menus by our registered
Dietician along with varied
programs. There is no fee, but
contributions are requested.
Reservations must be made, so
please call either Carol or
Lillian at 689-7703.
Monday, March 2 Games
with Fred Bauman
Tuesday, March 3 Stamp
Collecting with David Vinikoor
Wednesday, March 4
Health and Exercise with
Shirley Sheriff
Thursday, March 5 Jewish
Humor and fun with Sam
Friday, March 6 Music,
Music, Music with Jerry
Kosher Home Delivered
Meals Homebound persons
60 years or older who require a
kosher meal delivered to their
home are eligible. Each meal
consists of one-third of the re-
quired daily nutrition for
Persons, who need meals for
a short period of time, until
their health returns, should
call the JCC at 689-7703 for in-
formation. There are no set
fees for meals in this program
but we ask each one to make
weekly contributions.
Transportation is available
in our designated area for per-
sons sixty years of age or over
who do not use public
transportation who must go to
treatment centers, doctor s of-
fices, hospitals and nursing
homes to visit spouses, social
service agencies and nutrition
centers. We service the han-
dicaDoed in our special lift
vehicle. There is no fee for this
service but participants are en-
couraged to contribute their
fair share. Reservations must
be made at least 48 hours in
advance. For more informa-
tion and/or reservations,
please call 689-7703 and ask
for Helen or Lillian in the
Transportation Department,
between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.,
Monday through Friday.
Weight Control. Mondays
at 1:45 p.m.
Stress Management.
Tuesdays at 1:15 p.m.
Exercise and Health
Education. Wednesdays at 10
Speak Oat. Wednesdays at
1:15 p.m.
Writers Workshop. Fridays
at 10 a.m.
Intermediate Bridge
Series. Wednesdays at 1:30
Timely Topics/Round Table
Discussion Group.
Moderators: March 2, Bob
Fisher; March 9, Jesse Zell
Laurie; March 16, Harry Eps-
tein; March 23, Harry
Browner; March 30, Sylvia
Speakers Club. Thursdays
at 10 a.m.
Fun with Yiddish. Mondays
at 10 a.m.
Do you want to work part
The Jewish Community
Center needs senior aides.
We need:
1. Aides to work with our
various groups and classes.
2. Clerical Assistants.
All applicants must be eligi-
ble to participate in the Senior
Aide Program. Please call
Under Rabbinical
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Dally Social Activities
Exciting Entertainment in our Starlight nightclub
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A View From A Member
The Comprehensive Senior Center, through a Federal
Grant Title III of the Older Americana Act, funded by
Gulfstream Area Agency on Aging, provides a variety of ser-
vices to persons 60 years or older, along with interesting and
entertaining educational and recreational programs. All
senior activities are conducted in compliance with Title VI of
the Civil Rights Act.
With a tremendous influx of
- population, particularly senior
citizens, in our area, it did not
take long for the JCC to see
the great need of the adults of
West Palm Beach to have a
place where they could come
together, talk, socialize, learn,
grow, expand their talents to
entertain and to be entertain-
ed. So JCC CSSC was born in
Over the years, we have seen
people grow in many ways: in
the writing classes, drama, in
learning how to cope with
stress, doing aerobics and ex-
ercises, and expanding and
learning new skills. The
writing class was so prolific
that a book was published with
the writings of the
The Timely Topics Discus-
sion group on Monday after-
noon has been an ongoing class
for nine years, and the sub-
jects discussed are all topics of
interest particularly in the
news, and these are discussed
on a very high level.
We have had lecturers from
all professions come and talk
to us: chiropractors, or-
thopedists, nutritionists, op-
thomologists and every heal-
ing medium has been invited to
speak to us to enhance our
health and our lives.
We have had classes on cop-
ing how to deal with stress
from time to time with
qualified moderators. Doctors
and scientists are saying, more
and more, that stress is
disease causing, so it is most
important to our health to be
able to deal with stress. The
lectures on stress have been
most rewarding and have
helped shape our lives in many
When the Kosher Lunch
Program began, we were all
ecstatic. Hot lunches are pro-
vided every day at the JCC and
7 frozen meals weekly are pro-
vided to the homebound. Once
you tasted them you were
hooked. We had forgotten
what kosher food tastes like.
Friday lunch is especially well
attended for on this day we
"bench licht" for Shabbat, and
the Shabbat prayer is recited.
This hot lunch, for many, is
the only complete meal they
have during the day. It is
delicious and nourishing,
prepared with nutritional
balancing in mind. Once a
month, a big birthday cake is
brought out, courtesy of a kind
donor, and everyone
celebrates the honorees of the
Most important, the JCC has
seen and met the needs of our
community. Getting the older
people, sometimes the
lonesome and lonely, to leave
their homes and come out and
learn and socialize is their
great accomplishment.
Transportation is provided for
people to go to the Center for
meals, to doctor appointments,
to hospitals, to nursing homes
to visit spouses, and treatment
centers for those people who
do not drive or cannot use the
public transportation.
We have had bazaars, care
parties, holiday celebrations
all through the years. We've
had sightseeing trips and trips
to theaters, health spa and
even one day outings.
A large group of volunteer
workers give much of their
time and expertise to the
Center throughout the year.
To them, we are very grateful.
To sum it all up, in the ten
years we have grown from a
tiny social group to a caring,
dependable agency dedicated
to serve the seniors of the
Jewish community, and
But this is only the beginn-
ing. There are future plans for
a grand Center with hopefully
more and more services for
seniors and to persons of all
ages, and with God's help we
hope we will realize this very
On Mar. 12, the Senior pro-
gram will be celebrating its
Tenth Anniversary. A lun-
cheon at the Joseph L. Morse
Geriatric Center by invitation
will be held at noon with an
Open House for everyone
following at 3:30 p.m. at the
JCC News
YOUNG SINGLES (20's and 30's)
On Monday, Mar. 2, 7 p.m. gather at the Center for an
evening of fun and games. Bring your favorite board game,
brush up on your trivia and plan to play the night away.
Beverages and snacks will be served. Donation: $1.
On Wednesday, March 4 at 8 p.m., the female segment of
the Young Singles will meet at the Center to carpool to a
mystery destination.
Get together Sunday, Mar. 1, 11 a.m., at Chuck and
Harold's, Palm Beach, for breakfast. Plan to burn off the
calories with a scenic walk afterwards. Donation: $1 plus
own fare.
Meet Thursday, Mar. 5 from 5-7 p.m. to enjoy Happy
Hour at Club 10 in the Airport Hilton Hotel (Southern
Blvd., just off 1-95). Ask for our hostess, Edith Heilbrun.
Donation: $1 plus your own fare.
PRIME TIME SINGLES (60 and over)
On Thursday, Mar. 5, 7 p.m., meet at the Center for a
brief meeting to be followed by the highlight of the even-
ing, guest speaker Ruth Turk, well known local columnist.
Donation: Members $1, non-members $1.25.
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Nakash, the Israeli citizen con-
victed by a French court, in
absentia, of the 1983 murder
of an Arab in the small town of
Besancon. The refusal
unleashed an uproar in Israel
from a wide spectrum of the
public who said the decision
would damage Israel's reputa-
tion in international law and
its relations with France. It
Friday, February 27, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page 17
should be noted that France
refused the request of both
Israel and West Germany to
extradite one of the Arab ter-
rorists responsible for the
murder of the Israeli athletes
at the 1972 Munich Olympics.
Nakash remains in jail in Israel
pending a Supreme Court deci-
sion on his fate.
Technion is Israel's only
school of Aeronautical
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men and women who created
the Kfir and the Lavi pro-
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security, but for employment
for 20,000 Israelis. The Tech-
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of Agricultural Engineering,
where researchers devised
new irrigation technology that
made one gallon of water do
the work of six, in a
breakthrough which is not only
transforming the Negev and
Galilee into green fields, but
also revolutionizing
agriculture the world over and
aiding in the battle against
hunger for millions of people in
drought-stricken lands.
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Few surgical procedures are
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So if you must have open heart
surgery, it should be of great comfort
to know that, led by Dr. James Jude,
the surgeons at The North Ridge
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heart procedures than any other hos-
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In fact, over 4,000 people have
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Because along with our physi-
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Page 18 The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County/Friday, February 27, 1987

Ambassador Nickel, Congressman Wolpe Debate
Efficacy Of Sanctions Against South Africa

Two diverging views on the
efficacy of employing sanc-
tions against South Africa to
bring about an end to that
country's apartheid policies
were offered recently to
Jewish community relations
leadership by Herman W.
Nickel, the former U.S. am-
bassador to South Africa, and
Representative Howard L.
Wolpe, of Michigan, Chairman
of the House Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Africa.
"The only plausible case for
sanctions is not as a peaceful
alternative but as a way of ag-
gravating polarization and
hastening revolution," Nickel
told the 43rd annual plenary
session of the National Jewish
Community Relations Ad-
visory Council.
"No one argues that the ap-
plication of sanctions will in
itself bring an end to apar-
theid," Wolpe said. Asserting
that the white minority "will
not yield power until they con-
clude there are more costs
than benefits involved in conti-
nuing the present situation,"
Wolpe said "the short-term
costs of sanctions are better
than the long-term costs of
protracted violence."
Both Nickel and Wolpe
agreed that the longer negotia-
tions between black and white
leadership in South Africa is
delayed, the society will
become more polarized and
violence will increase. But they
differed sharply in their
perceptions of the situation,
with Wolpe urging understan-
ding of South African black's
struggle to achieve equal
rights and political power, and
Nickel warning of Soviet
designs on South Africa.
Wolpe pointed out that on
the questions of imposing
sanctions aginst Poland,
Nicaragua, and Libya, little
debate took place among
Americans, and few expressed
concern about the impact of
sanctions "on those we want
An Historic And
Unprecedented Move
As it approaches the end of the
39th year since its founding,
the State of Israel has made an
historic and unprecedented
move it has appointed a
young Israeli Arab to an im-
portant and prestigious
diplomatic post abroad.
Muhammad Masarwa, a
45-year-old lawyer from Kufer
Kara village near Hadera, will
be Israel's next Consul
General in Atlanta, a post he
assumes next summer. He will
be the first non-Jew to head an
Israeli diplomatic mission
anywhere, and his appoint-
ment demonstrated Israel's
confidence in itself and in its
750,000 Arab citizens.
speaks Hebrew with fluency
and eloquence, as he does
English and Arabic. He heads
a successful law firm in
Hadera and has often
represented the mainstream of
Israel's Arab society at public
events. He combines boyish
good looks and silvery curly
hair, with the shrewd in-
telligence often attributed to
his profession.
Masarwa is not particularly
excited by his elevation to the
highest position ever held by
an Israeli Arab. "This should
have been done a long time
ago, in other offices as well.
The excitement is over the fact
that after much talk something
was done," he told the Jewish
Telegraphic Agency in an in-
terview after his appointment
was announced last week.
PREVIOUSLY th highest
position held by an Arab in
Israel was Deputy Minister of
Health, occupied until the ear-
ly 1970s by the late Abdul Aziz
Zuabi of Nazareth, a Mapam
Knesset member. A Druze,
Sheik Jaber Muadi, was Depu-
ty Minister of Communications
and Agriculture.
But there have been no
Arabs in senior positions since
1977. There has been talk
recently of appointing an Arab
to the Supreme Court, but this
has yet to materialize.
"There is no reason why an
Arab should not be appointed
Director General or Deputy
Director General of a govern-
ment ministry," Masarwa
But he does not favor a
"symbolic" appointment of an
Arab as a Minister or a
Supreme Court Justice just
because he is an Arab.
"I believe that Arab citizens
of Israel should have an equal
opportunity to put forward
their candidacy to any civil ser-
vice opening," Masarwa said.
"Once this is done, I believe
that Israel's Arabs will become
full partners to the Jews in
Israel and gain the place they
deserve in the society."
HE IS convinced there are
plenty of Arabs capable of fill-
ing such jobs. But they face a
"technical limitation" the
condition often demanded by
Israeli employers, public and
private alike, that only
veterans of the Israel Defense
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Arab Named
Continued from Page 1
He said that the young Arab
lawyer, who was at one time
the mayor of his village, will
replace the present Israel Con-
sul General in Atlanta,
Yissaschar Katzir. Deputy
Consul Genera] Arthur Kol
will continue his service under
Masarwa, Bina said.
The new appointment was
made by Foreign Minister
Shimon Peres at the behest of
Masarwa's mentor, Minister-
Without-Portfolio Ezer
Peres and his advisors have
been seeking for some time a
qualified Arab Israeli, to join
the Israeli foreign service, as
part of Israel's efforts to ac-
cord the Arab minority more
rights and privileges and to im-
prove Israel's image abroad in
regard to the treatment of its
Arab citizens. There are about
750,000 Arabs livjng in Israel
to help most." In the case of
South Africa, however, the
debate has been protracted,
implying ambivalence in U.S.
policy that "undermines our
moral authority and influence"
Wolpe said.
"It is difficult for Americans
to come to terms with South
Africa because Americans con-
tinue to view the conflict in
South Africa through a racial
prism," Wolpe said. "The
reality is that most Americans
have had no contact with the
African continent, and our
perception is based on racial
myths and stereotypes."
Nickel said that the Com-
prehensive Anti-Apartheid
Act of 1986, adopted by the
Congress, overriding a
presidential veto, had led to in-
creased political repression,
press censorship, and
economic misery for South
African blacks, leading to an
increase in the level of
violence. He contended that
those elements within the
black community who are
resorting to violence "hardly
can be expected to respect
liberal democratic values and
due process of law if they were
to come to power."
The imposition of sanctions
and the withdrawal of
American companies from
South Africa is "destructive to
American influence and objec-
tives," Nickel said. He urged
the Jewish leaders attending
the NJCRAC Plenum to en-
courage U.S. firms operating
in South Africa to comply with
the Sullivan principles, rather
than pursuing what he called a
policy of "unqualified
divestiture" of portfolios in
such companies.
Dismissing the charge that
those who oppose the use of
sanctions do not oppose apar-
theid, Nickel endorsed the
Sullivan principles as an exam-
ple of "effective action" that
contributes to bettering the
lives of blacks in South Africa.
The Sullivan principles, he
said, "have had a significance
that goes far beyond the
shrinking number of U.S. com-
panies that still operate in
South Africa in setting stan-
dards that have materially
raised the standards of lives of
black workers."
"The nearly 200 million
dollars which Sullivan code
companies have spent in the
fields of education, training
and housing have in my view
helped the victims of apartheid
far more than those who have
demonstrated in favor of their
leaving," Nickel said.
Wolpe argued, however,
that the impact of the Sullivan
principles was marginal, since
only 48,000 blacks are
employed by American firms,
while the total black popula-
tion of South Africa is 23
Nickel urged American
Jewish leadership to work
closely with and provide finan-
cial support to South African
Jewish individuals and
organizations working to aid
"the victims of apartheid in
fighting hunger and disease, in
housing and in legal
assistance." He said "What
better way for Jewish
organizations in this country
to demonstrate that they stand
shoulder to shoulder with
South African Jews, who are
struggling to advance racial
justice in positive and practical
Congressman Wolpe said
"the core of the violence that
is taking place in South Africa
is the apartheid system itself."
He called South Africa "one of
the most thorough and com-
prehensive totalitarian police
states" in the world.
Religious Directory
501 N.E. 26 Avenue, Boynton Beach 33435. Phone 586-9428.
Rabbi Leon B. Fink. Cantor Abraham Koster. Monday 8:30 a.m.;
Thursday 8:30 a.m. Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday
9 a.m.
West Palm Beach 33417. Phone 684-3212. Office hours 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. Rabbi Isaac Vander Walde. Cantor Mordecai Spektor. Daily
services 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
GOLDEN LAKES TEMPLE: 1470 Golden Lakes Blvd., West
Palm Beach 33411. Phone 689-9430. Rabbi Joseph Speiser. Daily
services 8:15 a.m. Evening services 5:45 p.m. Sabbath services
Friday 8:15 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. Mincha 5:45 p.m. followed by
Sholosh Suedos.
Methodist Church, 6513 Dillman Road, West Palm Beach 33413.
Phone 478-4720. Rabbi Richard K. Rocklin. Cantor Abraham
Mehler. President Murray Milrod, 965-6053. Services Friday 8:15
p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH DAVID: 4657 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens
33418. Phone 694-2350. Rabbi William Marder, Cantor Earl J.
Rackoff. Sabbath services, Friday 8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH EL: 2815 No. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach
33407. Phone 833-0339. Rabbi Alan L. Cohen. Cantor Norman
Brody. Sabbath services Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m.
Daily Minyan 8:15 a.m., Sunday and legal holidays 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM: 315 N. "A" Street, Lake Worth
33460. Phone 585-5020. Rabbi Emanuel Eisenberg. Cantor
Howard Dardashti. Services Monday and Thursday, 8:15 a.m.
Friday Evening, 8:15 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM: 224 N.W. Avenue G, Belle Glade
33430. Sabbath services Friday, 8:30 p.m. Phone 996-3886.
TEMPLE BETH ZION: 129 Sparrow Dr., Royal Palm Beach, FL
33411. Sabbath services Friday 8 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. Rabbi
Seymour Friedman. Phone 798-8888.
TEMPLE B'NAI JACOB: 2177 So. Congress Ave., West Palm
Beach 33406. Phone 433-5957. Sabbath services Friday 8 p.m.,
Saturday and holidays 9 a.m., Monday and Thursday 9 a.m.
TEMPLE EM AM;-EL: 190 North County Road, Palm Beach
33480. Phone 832-0804. Rabbi Joel Chazin. Cantor David Feuer.
Sabbath services, Friday 8:15 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m.
Beth Abraham: 3998 SW Leighton Farms Road. Palm City
33490. Mailing address: P.O. Box 2996, Stuart, FL 33495. Phone
287-8833. Rabbi Israel J. Barzak. Services Friday evenings 8 p.m.
and Saturday 10 a.m.
CONGREGATION AITZ CHAIM: 2518 Haverhill Rd., West
Palm Beach 33417. Phone 686-5055. Sabbath services 8:45 a.m.
and sundown. Daily services 8:15 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
857146. Port St. Lucie, FL 33452. Friday night services 8 p.m.,
Saturday morning 10:30 a.m. Phone 878-7476.
TEMPLE BETH AM: 759 Parkway Street, Jupiter. Phone
747-1109. Services Friday 8 p.m.
TEMPLE BETH EL: 4600 Oleander Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL
33450. Phone 461-7428. Sabbath Services Friday 8 p.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHALOM: St. Helen's Pariah Hall, 20th
Avenue and Victory Blvd., Vero Beach 32960. Mailing address:
P.O. Box 2113, Vero Beach, FL 32961-2113. Rabbi Richard D.
Messing. Phone 1-569-4700.
TEMPLE BETH TORAH: 900 Big Blue Trace. West Palm
Beach, FL 33414. Friday services 8:15 p.m. Saturday morning 10
a.m. Rabbi Steven R. Westman. Cantor Elliot Rosenbaum. Phone
IESFS. ,8RAEL: 1901 No- Plagte' Dr.. West Palm Beach
33407. Phone 833-8421. Rabbi Howard Shapiro, Cantor Peter
Taormina. Sabbath services, Friday 8 p.m.
TEMPLE JUDEA: at St. Catharine's Greek Orthodox Church
bocial Hall, 4000 Washington Rd., at Southern Boulevard. Rabbi
Joel L. Levine. Cantor Anne Newman. Mailing address: 5849
Okeechobee Blvd., No. 201, West Palm Beach, FL 33417. Phone

Friday, February 27, 1987/The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County Page i9
iagogue News
Sisterhood for their Tues-
day, March 10 meeting will
have Sally Lehrman as guest
speaker. Her topic will be
"Lillian Hellman, the Woman
and her Plays." All invited.
The meeting will start at noon
at the Synagogue.
The Temple will hold an
Israel Bond Breakfast on Sun-
day morning, March 8 at 9:30
a.m. Honorees of the day are
Isidore and Rena Sapir. Tenor
Malcolm James will entertain.
Charge for the breakfast is
$2.50 per person. For informa-
tion call the Temple office.
Sisterhood will hold its an-
nual Torah Fund luncheon on
Tuesday, March 10 at noon in
the Temple. Following the
lunch a fashion show will be
presented by Reggi's.
All women who contribute a
minimum of $18 to Torah
Fund are invited to attend; the
cost of the luncheon is $6. For
information please call the
Shabbat Service on Friday,
Feb. 27 will be conducted by
Rabbi Howard Shapiro, his
sermon will be: "Of Three Or
Four In A Room" the poetry
of Yehuda Amichai. Cantor
Peter Taormina will lead the
congregation in songs.
Services will begin at 8 p.m.
Everyone is invited. During
the evening service child care
will be provided.
Jeremy Adam Domb will
observe his Bar Mitzvah on
Friday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. at St.
Catherine's Cultural Center.
Rabbi Joel Levine and Cantor
Anne Newman will officiate.
During Services, Rabbi
Levine who is Co-Chairman of
the Soviet Jewry Task Force
will present a twinning cer-
tificate to Jeremy. Jeremy will
be twinned with Roma
Avadiaiev of Moscow.
The congregation is invited
to an oneg shabbat following
services sponsored by Marvin
and Susan Domb. Child care
will be provided. For more in-
formation about Temple Judea
call the office.
Candle lighting Time
jt\ Feb. 27 6:03 p.m.
Bar Mitzvah
An Historic and Unprecedented Move
Continued from Page 18
Force be hired.
Israeli Arabs are not permit-
ted to serve in the IDF for
security reasons. But Masarwa
believes this is often used as a
pretext not to employ Arabs.
"One should do away with this
barrier," he said.
Masarwa began his public
life in 1963 as secretary of the
Arab Student Union of the
Hebrew University in
Jerusalem. At that time, there
was a campaign to abolish the
military government which
had been in charge of Israel's
Arab population since the war
for independence in 1948.
Masarwa was active in that
In 1976, he became the first
- and youngest Arab
elected mayor of his village
when the system of direct elec-
tions was instituted. He held
office for two years. He was
elected Mayor again in 1983.
Last May he resigned, in com-
pliance with a rotation of
power agreement, and now
serves as Deputy Mayor.
Masarwa was not affiliated
with any political party until
Ezer Weizman invited him to
join his new Yahad Party
before the 1984 Knesset
HE WAS sixth on Yahad's
list, but the party won only
three Knesset seats. When
Yahad merged with the Labor
Party last month, Masarwa of-
ficially became a Laborite.
It is believed that Masarwa's
appointment to Atlanta was
due in large measure to Weiz-
man's influence with the
Foreign Ministry, headed by
Labor Party leader Shimon
Peres. He was one of four can-
didates considered for the
Masarwa says he and Weiz-
man "have a lot in common,
both on local issues and on
Israel's foreign and peace
policies." He does not see any
possible conflict of interest
between his private views and
the official policy of the
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Brian Zimmerman
Brian Paul Zimmerman, son
with Vadim Belkin of Gogdia,
USSR, who was denied his
freedom to be called to the
Torah as a Bar Mitzvah.
Family members and friends
who will join in the celebration
include grandparents, Bea and
Julie Sowhen of Brooklyn,
New York and Manny and
Elizabeth Zimmerman of West
Palm Beach.
Israel Probe
A Knesset committee has
begun an investigation into
Israel's role in the sale of U.S.
arms to Iran. A six-member
subcommittee of the Knesset
Defense and Foreign Affairs
Committee is conducting clos-
ed hearings with Israelis im-
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gressional investigators writ-
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government he will be
"My views reflect the Israeli
mainstream, and they were
well known to those who ap-
pointed me to the job," he said. 0f Sharon and Ernie Zim'mer-
Although he has no previous man of West Palm Beach will
diplomatic experience, Masar- celebrate his Bar Mitzvah
wa has a native diplomatic Saturday, Feb. 28, at Temple
finesse. Beth Torah in Wellington.
HE ADROITLY avoids such Brian is a 7th grade student
sensitive and emotionally at Crestwood Junior High
charged questions as the de- School. He is involved with the
mand for an independent youth group at Temple and en-
Palestinian state which is joys baseball. He is twinned
shared by a majority of Israeli
Arabs. For the record he said:
"The Foreign Service and the
Foreign Ministry included,
strive toward peace with the
Arab countries, toward solving
the Palestinian problem. This
can be done through a number
of avenues."
On the controversial issue of
an international conference for
Middle East peace, Masarwa
observed that: "Presently on
the agenda is an international
umbrella for peace talks. This
is accepted by both the Arab
countries and the Palestinian
leaders." He made a point of
not mentioning the Palestine
Liberation Organization.
"Nothing is guaranteed," he I
added. "We shall try different I
ways to reach some progress |
on the course to peace." |
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Masarwa said. He will go to
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wife, Hitam, and their three |
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