Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County

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Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Uniform Title:
Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County (Palm Beach County, Fla. : 1975)
Portion of title:
Jewish Floridian
Place of Publication:
Miami, Fla
Fred K. Shochet
Creation Date:
December 5, 1975
Physical Description:
8 v. : ill. ;


Subjects / Keywords:
Jewish newspapers -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Palm Beach (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Palm Beach County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Palm Beach -- Palm Beach


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Feb. 28, 1975)-v. 8, no. 40 (Dec. 17, 1982).
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issue for Jan. 2, 1976 called v.2, no. 22, but constitutes v.2, no. 1.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Numbering in masthead and publisher's statements conflict: July 28, 1978 called no. 14 in masthead and no. 15 in publisher's statement; Aug. 25, 1978 called no. 16 in masthead and no. 17 in publisher's statement; Aug. 10, 1979 called no. 15 in masthead and no. 16 in publisher's statement; Oct. 22, 1982 called no. 31 in masthead and no. 32 in publisher's statement.
General Note:
"Combining Our voice and Federation reporter."

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In conjunction with The Jewish Federation of Palm leech County
_ Number 20
Palm Beach County, Florida Friday, December 5, 1975
Price 25 cent*
Iard lesser
renner Ndtnes Leaders
Top Campaign Posts
organisation ac-
\s 197) combined
Isra.l Emer-
the Jewish Fed-
l-n B?a;r' County,
i i chairman
|r has named four
Id::.- u key posi-
i ur SI.5 mil-
i hin a* asso-
? > tie for
i db-ec-
.i.d TCay
..s-,;r. i
c ntly re-
::r.z Lead-
Israel, last
.. D.ntal Di-
the Fed-
19 instru-
eiship develop-
anj, together
t -a, was cited
the Council of
ns & Welfare
In.ral Assembly
^r has. for sev-
Jed the Attor-
Fede ration's
kh Appeal and
I of Palm Beach
A past mem-
eration Board,
is president of
esident of the
ng Center and
of the Gulf
I of Boy Scouts.
Chairmen of di-
se the largest
in the annual
whose sacceaa
I level of giving
[division, are H.
irraan of ipe-
r Stanley Stark,
nce gifts,
an attorney
president of
ion. A contin-
the Combined
has been a
loard of United
[of Temple Beth
the board of
Jewish Com-
hool and the
ounty Energy
rk, a relative
quicily transferred his family
an 1 personal interest in Jewish
atfai s by assuming the chair-
manship of the Physicians' Di-
1 i i n and last year the co-
chairmanship of the special
guts divi ion of the Combined
Jewish Appeal. lie is a member
of the Federation board.
In ma' ing thes* asMgn*'v*nTs.
Bienncr n >tt:d that these four
bade. .amples of
the \ ig>?oua:liadership we are
so fortnets vt have in our
CJA-IEF Campaign All are suc-
c vsfnl in their business and
pruf^twianal lives and are will-
ing to expend their time, effort
anJ res "M res to help insure
rta st- nijth and viability of
the Jewish community of the
Palm Beaches and the survival
of our fellow Jews in Israel
and throughout the world."
Concern Voiced We're
Shifting Toward PLO
Israel has expressed serious
concern that the United
States is embarking on a
lit Memoriam
Joseph List
The Officers and Board
of Directors of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
County sorrowfully note
and record the pasting of
Joseph List.
A founding member and
honorary trustee of the
Jewish Federation, Mr. List
gave generously of his time
and means in the building
of the Jewish community
and in support of the United
Jewish Appeal.
His gift of an 18-acre site
permitted the creation of
Camp Shaken. which wiH
long stand as a tribute to
new policy approach in the
Middle East that would im-
ply support for the PLO un-
der certain conditions as a
means of leverage on Syria
to negotiate a second disen-
gagement agreement with
Israel on the Golan Heights.
President Hafez Assad of
Syria has stated repeatedly
that he will make no further
political moves if the Pales-
tinian problem is not taken
up and the U.S., which con-
tinues to say it will not tol-
erate stalemate or stagna-
tion in the Mideast peace
process, appears to take him
at his word, Israeli sources
said here.
THE CABINET angrily de-
nounced what it described as
testimony by Deputy Assistant
Secretary of State Harold Saun-
ders before a Congressional
committee in Washington last
week in which Saunders alleged
h/ intimated that the U.S. would
be open to the idea of a Pales-
Continned en Page 3
Palm Beach
A new brochure outlining
the role of the Jewish Feder-
ation the Combined Jewish
Appeal Israel Emergency
Fund Where the funds go
and a listing of the score of
community programs and)
services is now available to
individualr and organizations.
For copes, please call the
Federation office at 609-7900.
Jews, Blacks, Women
Barred from Arab Jobs
SACRAMENTO (JTA) The California State
Department of Transportation has announced that Jews,
Blacks and women will be excluded from a plan to send
as many as 500 soon-to-be jobless highway engineers to
build roads in Saudi Arabia.
Robert Best, chief deputy of the Transportation De-
partment, said that under the program in which the state
will technically keep the engineers on the payroll while
Saudi Arabia pays their salaries, they will comply with
Saudi Arabia's policy "not to issue a visa to anyone con-
nected with the Israeli government."
He said to the Saudis this means anyone who is
"Another aspect of the situation is we would want
to protect Jewish people by not sending them there be-
cause it is a very emotional issue," Best said. Another
department official reportedly said that in addition to
Jews, Blacks are not welcome in Saudi Arabia and wom-
on don't participate in the country's business life.
Chanukah: Our
Ancient Festival
Of the Lights
jPHANUKAH is known as the
^ "Festival of Lights," a name
rooted in the practice of light-
ing candles on eight successive
nights. The name of the holiday
"dedication" tn Hebrew
stems from Judah the Macca-
bee's rededication of the Second
Temple in Jerusalem about 165
The festival also marks his
victory some three years earlier
over the Greek king Antiochus
Epiphanes a tryaat of the House
of Seleucos who had plundered
the Temple while seeking to
forcibly Hellenize Judea.
HIS CRUEL exeesaea against
the Jews which included effects
to the compel them to parti-
cipate to pagan rites ignited the
Hasmonean uprising. The Haa-
moneans were a rriestly dynasty
founded bv Mattathias of Modin.
and his five sons, Judah among
them, led the popular rebellion
in Palestine against Antiochus.
The celebration takes place
between Kislev 25 and Tevet 2
on the Jewish calendar. The
foundation of this is the next
of I Maccabees 4:59: "And Ju-
dah and his brethren and the
whole congregation of Israel
ordained that the days of the
dedication of the altar should be
kept in their seasons from year
to year for eight days from the
25th day of Kislev."
This became embellished by
the Talmud (Shabbat 21b) which
states that the festival contin-
ued for eight days because the
oil discovered in the Temple,
though enough only for one day,
burned miraculously for eight
until new supplies were located.:
CHANUKAH canines are light-
ed in an eight-branch candela-
brum known as a menorah from
a ninth candle known as the
ihanrmash The Maor Tzur
(Fortress Rock), a song believed
to have been composed by Mor-
decai. a 13th Century liturgical
pont. Is sung. This oractice-
origuially took place in the Ash-
kenasi rite onlv. Senhardim also
recite the 30th Psalm.
In toe synagogue the dedica-
tion offering of the princes
(Numbers 7-1-8:4) is read from
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Fowl Opposes Punitive Aid Cuts to Arabs
WASHINGTON has reaffirmed to Congress that it opposes any reduction in
its planned assistance this fiscal year of $1.3 billion to
Egypt, Syria and Jordan, despite the United Nations anti-
Zionist resolution.
It also wants approval of $2.3 billion earmarked foi
Israel. The figures include military and economic support
and agricultural commodities under the Food for Peace
program. The same amounts are envisioned for the next
fiscal vear.
Kissintcr responded that H
aid is not cmtin.ied to Israel,
"the Arflbs Bilg%t be tempted
to stait a war."
He added that Israel must
take "in place in line" for
weapons h.iny produced and
those ordered this year may
not be deli' end until 1980.
KisMfifivr also said Israel is
protwMv sightly Mronjrcr"
now than in 1973, "but remem-
ber, WO had to have a massive
airlift" to help Israel in the war
that year.
"A country of three million
surrounded by 150 million that
ny i n't e< er recognized its ex-
istence can in-er feel secure."
HE NOTED that "all the in-
i!'i->nce pei-pIe'* had Envis-
aged in October. 1973 th
rael m ., erwhal
nor anJ ,,n"lrH
But at the end of th., .,
all practical purpose'
was runtime: out of munitj
When Rer ^'illiani ch
(D., He. oi!:'c,j0ned .
tion of Eg" i ;;,, Presi '
war Sadat, in supporT
gar said thjit
of the Amh
Rabin Considering Big Cabinet
"all the 1
world are
U int.-r-Arabi
JERUSALEM 'JTA) Premier Yitzhak Rabin is
about to undertake a major reshuffling of his government
ami cabinet ministers likely to be affected are raising ob-
Although rumors have been flying for weeks, the public
got its fir: official indication that changes were on the way
t>om a cabinet communique that said the ministers did not
have lime at this weens session to discuss the "reorgani/.a-
tion of government."
THE KKt>H(.A\l/.AII<>\ is
expected to inchWe dhaffll s
recommended by the specal
r inisterial committee on t'le
gme:nmeni's proposals for
streamlining the government in
the aftermath of the Y00J Kin-
pttr War that were shelved for
almost a year.
I' has been revived of late.
mainly because Premier Rabin
b lieves the time has come to
set up a new team of hi> Of n
men and partly for internal co
alitiin reason-.
Immigrati m
increased dra-
AccordinR n unonfirm ;d r -
ports, the I.abor Ministry will
b: a'wlished. and many of its
f mcfl ins. including national in-
surance, would be absorbed by
:;:i expanded Ministry of Social
lit thai would replace Die
prcsjnt Welfare Ministry.
Other Labor Uiaktry func-
tions would be assigned to the
Housing and Education Mims-
tri .
Baram, of the Labor AIi ment, has objected vigorously,
especially as he would be
shunted to the less prostisrious
Communicati >ns Ministry, re-
K J-!d as a junior portfolio,
vmich is rrrs ntly held on a
t -jnonary basis by Minister of
Ai-iculture Ahaton Uzan.
Zjvulun Hammer, of the \a
ti mal Relitriaus Party, who is
currently Minister of fSelfaf*.
said he had no oh'CCTions '<
the expansion of his ministry
fw-o -kkd that it remains an
NRP fiefdom.
But Nahin report Sly plans
to assign th? new Minisi y of
Social Benefit to Mapom s Vic-
tor Sh--mt>'\ thr current Min-
ister of Health. Hammer would
g t the Health portfolio in ex-
chane .
1Mb MRs t) "'oilify Mapaoi
With the new Welfare post be-
caw he intends to abolish the
Ministry' of Absorption, cur-
rently h.ld by Mapam.
I''it ministry was establish-
ed after the Six-Day War when
* MBAN WHILE, according to
persistent rumors, Rabin wants
11 remove Ychoshua Rahi no-
's/it?: as PhttfKe Minister and
reptac- him with Yaacov Lev-
Irrson, head of the Bank Ha-
Rahinmvit/ his come under
mnunfiii" 0 Itlcism for not tril-
ing suffici-.-ntl" decisive meas-
ures to ;iil viate Israel's eco-
nomic crisis especially the
country's declining foreign cur-
rency reserves and lag in ex-
Rabinowitz lias argued that
more severe measbrbs would
lead n> wfdespfetd unemploy-
In an unrelated development.
Mmachem Porush. a veteran
MK of the ult a Orthodox Ami
da Israel faction, announced
that he would relinq'tish his
KMMfct seat in favor of anoth-
er AgMda politician, Kaobi
Shfemo Gross.
Porush was acting in ebedi-
t-n.v t I the Aguda's 'Council of
Sags.' which ordered'htm to
step down m favor of Om On Third World
that attacked Zionism""
Rer said th some '?"hi d World
were "lairly accidental"
a few cases, their amba*
were "tinin-ti ucted."
He 'added that "if ca
continually thwart our 1
intereets. we will take th
account' not in the
five 'process."
State of Israel Bond1 Events
Conservative Rabbis
Rap UN Resolution
RIMflnw I.AKK. N V.
(JTA) The Conservative
movement in Judaism mmed
toward formal affiliation with the
Wiil 7fnni o leblMtW'l of t*- I'N resolu-
tion p'".ntim Zionism with
motem.." -t > enclosed here
at *h? hlfimUl con-'^n'ion of
the tTn.ited cynagognc nf Amer-
ica, th cong'eR',tional aim of
Ceinonati' < Juda'sm ronresent-
itt *Q,v ''*ti 1.5 million Jews
in 830 affiliat d synagogues in
th United Beat -s and Canada.
Florida State Association
^ Of B'nai BSNh UttgCD
Plans St. Pete Meeting
Afike Teitetbaum, M.D., stite
president, has aanvHincnl that
the executive committee of the
r^i'idi State Association of
B'nai B'rith Lodges will meet in
all-day -session Sunday, Dec. 7,
9*. evn Coast Village in St.
Ihe nemianwMil meeting will
r'iit'aiss the recent Ubitad Na-
tions retolutkin condemning
Zionism as a form of racism,
projects for 1976-77, plans for
n^vt year's stat convention in
Miami Beach and thi remva-
i*nn ;^nmiun for the B'nai
P'nth HHIel Fo^ndarton at th'_-
l""ersity of HorwJa, Gaines-
State convention chairman
Jay Markowitz of Tamoa, nresi-
d rl of West Coast Lodges host-
ing the executive committee
meeting, will unveil plans fn>
t''e conclave to be held April
iU-Xlav 2.
The executive committee,
which conducts the business of
B nai B'rith in Florid?, will hear
reports from committee chair-
men and B'nai B'rith profession-1
al staff on their activities
The aPOun oonv-ned in Miami
Beach on Aug. 10.
Members -of the ststr B'nai
B'rith executive committ -e in-
chide 'state line officers, lodge
prssklonts, state committee
cbaacma. rgorosentatives from
the South Florida, Broward-
Pahn Beach, North and West
Florida councils, national and
district officers residing in Flor-
ida and representatives of the
B'nai B'rith Youth Organt/ation
rVHsrtas thit "Zionism is
Judisni 'ond Juda's-n is /ion-
ism." Atho>- J. Levine. presi-
denlof the United Svnav^OU** of
America -said Ibat pffi'iv.inn
would "b" bflaejtad thnniah the
World Coon-1' of S>n-i"0"'""s
the HJMMSWftaaMl o^ontation
of Conservative concreguion
which has its headquarters in
THE COUNCIL'S r...i1mt
Samuel Rothstein. disclo, -d th*>t
its board of'directors has held
a policv meettna h-re on affilia-
tion with the W70 and will take'
final-action in December.
Rabbi Bernard Segal, execu-
tive vice president Of the Unit-'
Synagogue1 of America, who dis-
olos"d the "nlins. enl >in h) wh\
the fotwwatlvr mov-mmt h-nl
refrained from fmmal affiliation
witlt the WZO since it \vv
founded 60 years ago and whv
it was'taking the st,--p at thi
Rabbi S- il si-| that since if-
incoiaion in t9t3..Conservative
Judaism has bjim ""noMuh'ocal
iv committed to Zionisoi and
there has never be n anv room
in its ranks for ami-Wnnis-v A-,
a res'iM." he said, "we have
over be years, repeatedly de-
cMn'M. :.> r^ formal aflili^tion
wKb the WZO as a w.v of dem-
Batrating that Zionism is an
int.-u -I 'n-t of Judaism an'
Tims affiMation was mit neces-
John Coppola will receive the
Humanitari in Award of the
State of Israel Bonds Campaign
l.oi.i Wellington, Cenurj Vil-
tage, en Ox. 7. Louis Rubcn- and Dr. Irwin Strosberg
are cochai'iiien of the tribute.
U'. Samuel Manalan will be
honored by the health Profes-
sions IJi is: mi of Paim Beach
r ''. Sft of Isra -1 Bonds on
Sunday. Dec. 14, at a cham-
pagns brunch at the Breakers
Hot '
D-. Minalan has served as
prc'dtnl ci '.emple IsraiL
chairman of Israel B mds
Co n nfti -. an 1 b a 1 m >nbsi
of th? Jewish Fed .-ration of
Pal 1 Beach Count II is a p-si I nt of the Pah-
Beach M -rffcal *"oci t".

The tm'rd annual Is -aeh I' 1 '
ion Show of tV Worn n'i t>j i.
sion of the State of Ism-'
will be held on Wednesday!
17, at the Breakers Hotel!
Mrs. Sol Steinberg
honored for her humanS
services on behalf of the]
of Israel and the comma
Palm Beach County M
Division head Evelyn Blu-i
Mrs. Da\id Colby, chainrtl
are sponsoring the f
show, in cooperation with]
dines staff ol West Palm I
anJ Miami.
Reser ati n< can b; m
the Israel B n 1 offic\
M (Te derail
a -adershio D ve.opmerf
ram er'ouranes poe^
-^W-'s fo' th of'"
'"wish fnmn;t th"
study seminars and
Jewish Federation of Palm B-ach County
2415 Okeofhobee boulevard
West Palm Beach. Florida 33409
Enclosed is my ch~ck *r $ for subscrip
tickets for the 1976 JEW SH COMMUNITY FOUUM.
Ci/y Zip Phone
cost of the fivt-program series is S10. Please re
ticket-orders early, as seating" is not reserved.
Ml Forum programs will be held Sunday evening]
8:15-at Temple Beth El, 2815 N. Flaglcr Drive, *|
Palm Beach.
'wrotsvreco real estate B"oke
Homes Lots Apartments Income Property
w. ztnn, L.r.O.
Phon. 8328121 ""**'
~eovNa mm jkwism-oommunitv since u**
memorial chap-sis
13315 W. Dixie Hwy.
Akktrt LoytM, F.D.
r> B12-5-75
1921 r.mbr.1,. U
Seaay levitt, F.e.
*25 u. on,, tea,
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 3
LjtAi^ainst Morton Filed Even Though
,1 imp----
Hell Like% Fly the Coop
H use
_ (JTA) Twenty-five members of
f R,T jsentatives have filed suit in Federal Dis-
cing Secretary ry of the Interior Thomas S. Kleppe
f100 aDt ''hinder, impair on frustrate" the anti-
Khcy of the United States.
rence in the Raybucn Building follow
t .lins of 'he suit, Rep. Robert F: Drinan (D., Mass.)
*pSs complainantssaid the two Cabinet officers
*fS2 neglected and refused" to implement the 1965
jSinisttation Act, which states in part:
4 State? to OPPOM re-
lke 'rade practices foster-
. imposed by foreign coun-
against oths countries
0y to the United States.
in chars'-v that Morton
Kleppe had disregarded
liaw Dv "failn.u actively to
the restrictive trade
es and bo 3 "s earned
.14 ceanti n the Near
"and North A: ica against
el and agel American
nies that with Is"
Pfeffer. of N'ew York, a
ml b- ho is al-
so special counsel of the Amer-
ican Jewish Congress, is serv-
ing as attorney for the 25 House
complaint charges Morton and
Kleppe with violating the Con-
stitution by neglecting to meet
their responsibility under Ar-
ticle 11 "that the laws be faith-
fully executed"."
Pfeffer told reporter* the suit
seeks an injunction against the
two government officials bar-
ring them "from promoting or
encouraging trade" between the
U.S. and the 14 Near Eastern
and North African states so
long ai tfljoaa ratmtrini cn-
tinue to boycott Israel and U.S.
cotqpaniaa continue to trade
with IsraoL
The complaint also asks for a
writ of mandamus directing
-iorton and Kleppe "to imple-
ment and effectuate the na-
tional policy of tha United
States as set forth in Section 3
of the Export Administration
IN CHARGING Morton with
"actions tending to hinder, im-
pair and frustrate the anti-
boycott policy of the United
State*, the suit" ciuw Corotneroe
Department export regulations
ISec. 369.1) stating that export-
ers "are not legally prohibited
from taking any action that
has the effect of- furthering or
supporting sucli restrictive
trade praticcs or boycotts."
A booklet published by the
department. "The Near East and
North Africa: A Report ta U.S.
Business." repeats the;
Iiiterfaith Body Raps Resolve
usiastic o' irflow crowd
attendfJ a Twin City
held at St rhomaa Col-
a Catholic school in St.
to protc* iii linst the
I Nations G in ral Assetn-
tion equating Zionism
ird Rui-.::'. chairoiaq of
[Americans 11 Support If
Senate. Hubert H.
trey and Walter Mondale,
Minnesota democrats,
feature! rs at the
laith event
HER U included
Weasel] on; Rep.
"Fraser (D., Minn.), who
tCmgrajgional r presenta-
i to the UN; The Rev. Canon
I Umoine. ol the Minn.--
1 oi Qi irehosi and
s Arnold QaodnUB, of
olis. and- Barnard Ras-
kas, of St, Paul who were also
cochairjnen of the rally.
The prof ram also included a.
message oft support from Ptrsi-
dent Ford.
Speakers stressed the need
for Americans of all faiths to
ban together against the bigotry
and anti-Semitism implied in the
UN resolution and actively sup-
port the State of Israel. Hum-
phrey saw the resolution as
"open; violation of the United
Natione charter" and said "It
sows the seeds of religious
bigotry, and will inevitably take
its toll an America's willingness
to walk the extra mile for the
THE RALLY was sponsored
jointly by the Jewish Commu-
nity Relations Council and Anti-
Defajnatsim League of Minnesota.
Z(XA Corrects
Klutznick Remarks
Zionist Organbation of America
clarified a previous report in
which the ZOA created the er-
Report Israel Fears About
US. Policy Shift on PLO
|Centinaed from Page 1-A
g ato on. the West Bank
srael and accepted UN
;;.;;ns 242 and 338 as prior
of State Henry A.
"*"" met witii Israeli. Am-
"*, Simchtt Dinitz after
rs aprwaranoe before-the
e to *ure him that
' "* been no change in
a- Position on the PLO.
J*r asked Dinit/. to con-
ihkSL suu Mievw *
**** 'ssuu must be- h>
Tr eventual negotia-
"teew Israel and jLdan
l*t*frU.i has, fcsire
^thehMe-a, this time.
* moru or leS9 the
T Mil which, holds
iW*"* -"'>iJist
^Wure settlement with
|5 Yit'h* Rabin
*m f?U'rs aPPenUy
u_ ,uuy convinced by
^ WBunances relayed
communique said it had the full
transcript of Saunders' testi-
mony before it and agreed un-
animously that it was replete
with "errors and misrepresenta-
The communique said that
Israel's "reservations and quali-
fications" would be brought! "in
full" to the attention, of the U.S.
UNOFFICIALLY, it is ugggg-
stood here- that Kissinger told
Dinitz be had not seen. Saun-
ders' testimony before it was
presented1 te the House com-
Although Kissing** specifical-
ly denied to Dinitz that the
testimony represented the be-
ginning of an AduiUuennahm
effort t prepare PuWie opinion,
for a shift ia US. policy on, the.
" stinian is*ue the feeling
is that such indeed is the
By shifting to a possible Pales
tinian solution involving the
PLO, Washington wilt seek to
persuade Syria tha* its step-by-
step MMease policy would, in
due time, incorporate progress
on the Went- Bank-Patestinian
roneous impression that Philip
M. Klutznick, chairman of the
Governing Board of the World
Jewish Congress, addressed the
concluding session of the re-
cent 18th ZOA national conven-
tion in Chicago. The convention
took place Oct. 2 to 5.
The ZOA otorifceation. was in
COPP.ioja with rema#*s attrib-
uted to Klutznick concerning
the Conference of Presidents ol
Major American Jewish Organi-
ACTUALLY, the ZOA state-
ment of clarification said Klutz-
BjBft was. not even present at
the cencbiduig session Oct. 5.
at which tune he was already
in Israel, He addressed the con-
vention on Oct. 3, when he and
Jaoques Torczyner, a past pres-
ident of the Z(>A. participated
ia a symposium on the- subject:
"Should Amerieen Jews Inter-
vene, in Israeli Affairs?"
Furtherjuoee. the statement of
clarification continued, Klutznick
was misouoted in venvuka he
made in the course of the sym-
posium regarding the Confer-
ence of Presidents.
Advertising Represeirtatrvt
Hie T^ee*one Member is
The assertion that direct vio-
lation of oatioirsj policy is not
legally pr'ihfbited. the com-
plaint chargeBi "is an en-
ron^ous statement of law.
Whether erroneuus or not. the
nt has and can only have
one purpose and effect name-
ly to invite- and enctnirnge cm-
cerns to violate the ntifboycott
policy of the United State*."
leges that the Commerce De-
partment circulated among
American concerns notices of.
trade opportunities or tenders
from Near East and North
African countries that boycott
Israel "Without informing-thesa
concerns that the notices or
tenders are from countries par-
ticipating In the boycott policies
and practices against which
Section 3 of the Export Admin-
istration Act is specifically
aimed" and "without stating
that compliance with the ex-
pressed trade practices or boy-
cotts violates American- nation-
al policy."
Kleppe was charged with
"tending- to hinder, impair or
frustrate the anti-boycott policy
of the United Stfttes" by requir-
ing American, vendors of mate-
rials for use, by its Geological
Survey Bureau In Near Bast and
North African countries- "to
submit certifications that
neither the steamship onj which,
the materials ace to,be sent nor
the company insuring the mate-
rials is on the boycott list of
the particular Near Base or
North African country inuolv
THE NEAR East and North
African countries referred to in
the complaint as participating
in restrictive trade practices or
boycotts- against Israel or com-
panies that trade with Israel
are: Algeria*. Bahmirt Iraq,.' Ku-
wait, Lebanon.. Libya, Morocco,
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, S"ria.. Tu-
nisia and United Arab Emirate.
All 25 of the House members
listed as complainants in the
suit are Democrats.
The original, sponsots of the
lawsuit are Drimn. Efv.ard I.
Koch (N.Y.), BenjenwrS. Rosen-
thai (M.Y.), James H. Seheuer-
(N.Y.l p.nd Henry A. Waxman
THRY WB1W joined by Bwila
S. Abma (NiY.). James Ji Ma*
Chard (Mich.), William S. Brod-
head (MifibJ, Joshua Egbert
(Pa.), Buzabeth IF .lt-rnaji
(N.Y.), Wil'iT-i l.*mn FhO.
Clarance D. Long (Md.). Nat-
thew F. MeHugh (N.Y.). Robert.
N. C. Nix (Pe.j, Jews L. Ohei;-
star (Minn). Richard- L. f*-
Richmond (N.Y.), Paul M. Si-
msi (MI), Stanhen J. Solarz
(N.Y.), Morris K. Udall (Ari'.),
ChafcM V.'ilson (Tex.). Lester
L. Woltf (N.Y.). and Sidney R.
Yates (111.).
Asked why no Republican
members are among the "Wagbj
ington 25" IJrinau thwrized
that participation would be em-
barrassing sine; their own pa
members are b?irr< sued. Dri-
nan said that Republicans wane
asketi to join, but they declined.
He did not name them.
Drinan also said the factor
of the Arab boycott would hi
a point in the confinnaUim puo-
ceedings ot Elliot Richardson
as Morton's successor as Com-
merce Secretary:
"RICHARDSON would sec the
light very quickly," h? said,
"but I can't predict what he
wHl do. We went forward with
the lawsuit even though we
Knew he was coming in" as
Morton's successor.
AT THE news conference,
Rap. Matthew McHugh (D.,
N.Y.) charged that the basis foe
the Ford administration's policy
is "rooted in the dollar sign."
Rep. Claranee Long-(D., Ifdab
citing the slogan, inscribed on
the. U.S. SUpjems Court Quitt-
ing', snid that "exraal justice
under tew i* siuiiuv ivhaewe ai>e
trying'to achieve."
Rep. James L. Obserstac n>-,
Minn.) said that imlws the Con-
gmeaaen proceed-, with the law-
suit thuy are going to allou'. the
administration to. suQpect tlia
Arab boycott.
Rap. Edwafd.&aJch,CD...N-i'.)
said he glad Morton was leav-
ing'at the end oi December be-
cause "he has not done a good
RfcP. JAMES Sctietntv setdt
that. tJiere arc three categories,
of aomnanjee doing bu;iness in
the Middle East: those that deal
with- Israel but- canno* trade
with tha Arab emmtries. those
that knuoWe. under to- the Arab
counuiws and cannot deal, with
Israel, and sorqp that, dp busi-
ness both with Israel and tha
Charging that high C:S. offt-
cittte must be prevented from
violating. A-nerican poilcv, Dri-
nan: declared, "We ennnot- wait
for new legislation wren Cabi-
net members arc vipjajjng the
l:\vs each day."
Rgp. Bella AbZUg. (D-. NY.)
siid that it was "sltocWng that
foreign powers arc JVwemg us
to violate oua own. lawe" and
that "he Pitsioeei: is silent "i
the ;u;uon OS inaction by hi*
own cabinet officer."
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The"Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, December 3
First Chanukah Candle
Friday evening is the first Chanukah candle. His-
torians keep telling us that Chanukah is really a minor
Jewish festival, but in our own time it is rapidly emerg-
ing as one of the happiest and most soul-sustaining holi-
days in the entire Jewish calendar.
The warmth of the candles, the joyous centrality
of children to its spirit, the festive glow of the occasion
through eight days of blessings and song all this
brings to Chanukah a binding quality that reminds us
of our culture and tradition, and the price we have paid
for them in suffering and deliverance, throughout the
Few of our holidays do all these things better
than Chanukah,
Above all, there is the story of the miracle the
cruze of oil meant to last for but a short time, and that
lasted long enough (the eight days of the festival) for
a new supply of sanctified oil to be made.
In this miracle, there is a statement applicable to
modern Judaism and the contemporary Jewish experi-
Historic Promise Fulfilled
It surely is relevant to our times that nothing in
our history could have foreseen the fact of Jewish sur-
vival since the Maccabees. In fact, the reverse is true.
Even in the 20th century, from Hitler to the Arabs,
the course of Jewish experience would suggest demise
rather than survival.
And particularly so far as the Arabs, themselves,
are concerned: Not only is there the need for new
supplies of oil for all of us sanctified oil, non-Arab
oil but there is the promise of the holiday:
The oil is destined to come.
Jewish history promises this in the same way that
Jewish history has assured the Jewish continuum from
time immemorial.
Chanukah not only is increasingly enjoyable. Its
historic promise remains endlessly fascinating.
Academy Anniversary
Greater Miami Hebrew Academy celebrates its 28th
anniversary this month, with its more than 700 students
making it the largest Hebrew day school in the South.
Under the leadership of Rabbi Alexander S. Gross, its
principal for more than a quarter of a century, the He-
brew Academy is considered one of the fine Jewish
educational institutions in the country.
The Academy will observe its official birthday with
a community-wide dinner at the Deauville Hotel Dec.
14 honoring one of its founders, former Bay Harbor Is-
lands Mayor Shepard Broad.
Now, the Hebrew Academy is a beneficiary agen-
cy for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, receiving
yearly allocations for the community's CJA-IEF cam-
Numerous Academy families "went it alone" for
many years, supporting Torah education at a time when
the community had not yet made day school education
a priority.
The 28th anniversary celebration is a tribute to
them, as well as to the South Florida community that
now joins in supporting it.
Community Philanthropy
The danger that New York City's financial crisis
may spread to other cities is slowly being realized by
more and more Americans. For American Jews the
problem is especially urgent since most of them live in
urban areas.
This was eloquently pointed out by Sanford Solen-
der, executive vice president of the Federation of Jew-
ish Philanthropies of New York, in an address to the
General Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations
and Welfare Funds in Miami Beach last week.
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Question of Political Morality]
Los Angeles Times Syndicate
"God us keep," wrote poet
Robert Blake, "from single vi-
sion and Newton's sleep." There
is no single, simple way to see
the meaniny of the Senate Intel-
ligence Committee's report on
the assassination policies of the
CIA. The only adequate way is
by a kind of triple vision.
There is. first and forimost.
the cuestion of political moral-
itv History will record that in
the 1950s and 1960s, in the wike
of the cold war with world
communism and under four
Presidents. America allowed it-
self to use the assassination of
foreign leaders as an element
in its policy.
IN TERMS of moralitv. no-
thing can excuse or extenuate
this. The knowledge of it breaks
with special impact at a time
Waldheim Given
Cool Reception
By Israeli Chiefs
of bicerhtennhl celrti*-i
Panders on hoJ jfco
Madison would have fS?
could have foreseen ft!*
moral republic ,hwT
found would somPdavh*
truck with such confusion
corruption ef mnra| en?
The second question is *
of motivation, on the part ofI
official, who conceived
sassum-on sthemes and
t"Pr P'"idents mav
Inown of them. Motive,
rni^ed *nd oft-n obscur &,
of the peonle involved are da
oth-rs speak onlv warily
tW fear not onlv loss of Z
t-fon but possible crintfa
YET IT is char enough i
the main motive was "reL
of stat-." It is the chssic,
sumption, since Michiavdfr
essay on "The Prince," th
head of state grand or pa'
can do no wrong, nrovidsj
he acts for reasons of state]
In the case of the nk
against Castro, Trujillo Dig
and Lumumba (the kidnan
plan for the Chilean gene
<*"-^n't beionr; with these), i
CIA underlings probably
content with orders or sue
tions from thoir suoeriors i
didn't ask about presidential!
AS FOR the top CIA men i
the Presidents themselves
Eisnhowr. Kennedy, John
the high targts must hi*
seemed major obstructions in i
lethal cold war, and ther
The historic irony of it is t
aside from being morally wrt
it didn't particularly work.
tW the plans didn't co.
through, as in Castro's case,
their impact now seems re
much disminished by time.
If the Presidents invoh
knew what was hap
(which is not entirely clear!
and didn't merely want a
for s "plausible denial."
th*y have believed that
plots wouldn't somehow be
vealed in time?
THEY MAY have thought I
the cover was multiple an
dense enough to Veep from get-J
t'ng unstuck. If they did t
visge that someday the sto
might break, they either I
lieved that the social fab
could stand it or else they
blind and self-destructive.
The last perspective has to i
with the unraveling of the sto
and its publication. It is ha
to think of any other moden
state that has dared open
secret intelligence closets
reveal these skeletons.
done it as a matter of moral
lightness as well as puW"
policy, without blinking at '
harsh fact that the publicity I
damage its credibility ar
the world.
Volume 1
Friday, December 5, 1975
Number 20
1 TEVETH 5736
JERUSALEM (JTA) Secretary General Kurt
Waldheim flew into Israel from Syria early this week,
bearing with him what he called "concrete ideas" on the
UNDOF renewal issue.
All indications were that Waldheim had secured
Syria's assent to a mandate renewal conditional upon
the prospect of some further diplomatic progress in the
BEFORE THE talks with the Secretary General be-
gan, government officials here expressed marked reser-
vations about his apparent desire to broaden his mission
into a more general exploration of negotiating prospects
As United Nations Secretary General, and as such
bound by General Assembly resolutions, Waldheim is not
considered by Israel a particularly useful go-between
at this time and was told so in no uncertain terms, in-
cluding reaction to a message from President Assad that
an UNDOF renewal would have to be predicated in Is-
raeli recognition of "Palestinian rights."
Officials said the Premier and other government
leaders intended to keep the talks with Waldheim closely
confined to the mandate question.
They would not favor extensive discussion of nego-
tiating prospects, whether what was envisaged was a
reconvening of Geneva or some less formal framework
at* aLggJJy*^.*"* 1* would iSje^rfE? ~oSing-w*
L tK itm aCl WOU,d have nothi"g to do%1- however risky -
with the UN committee set dp by a recent General As- "reveal the total st.
sembly resolution to oversee the implementation of Pal- often wart" in My
estirfian rights, nor would Israel heed the Assembly
[fThl Pin^"18 fri5e PL0 t0 invited to GeEX
U the PLO were mvited, Israel would not attend, Wald-
heim was told in the clearest terms
SvJ8!"?1 Iadi8 TTrted ** ^dheiin'-rtiurSed to
Syria later for another round of talks there.
The Rockefeller CommissM
had combed through most of tl
assassination material that 0
Church Committee has publi
ed. They passed up the cha
to make it public since Pr
dent Ford was worried aba
the repercussions of navuw
such lethal material in the re-
port of a presidential comms-|
sion. They were wrong. I
AND THE Church Commmwi
has been riant in Insisting. l
going ahead with the P**f*l
tion. even though*U*
of a Senate vote on the '
was a tricky tactic.
After the traumatic expe^l
nces of secrecy and cover
portrait, as there were in
But Cromwell's injunctij|
paint the whole picture I
and all." is a wise injunctgl
for a modern democracy w

December 5, 1975
The Jewish Floridian 0/ Palm Beach County
Page 5

n*M+*>~-. Juf^<^f
Rabbi Sheldon Harr Elected Head of
Ministerial and R abbinical Groups
I nr Jenychke.
I To fiU out emptiness, I am
Lcrt two hours a day. Thow
JThours are dismaUy lone-
. 1 m too healthy to die. No-
I body wiU give me a Job.
, So after I get through swim-
Lnuand Ubrary awl cooking
nd plucking my Rrapefruit, and
hvoiding the TV commercial*. I
need to talk to people, not play
lank and my record player It
I w most of the time.
, So, Dear Jenny, how does a
[78-year-old man kill lonelinesa
I for at least two hours a day?
I am tired of praising God
I and he is bored with me.
Thank you.
Your touching letter ex-
presses so well one of our great-
lest human needs communica-
Ition. I wish we had a quick
Imswer for you. I can only tell
[you that JFCS is working on it
I and needs our readers' help.
All of our readers who share
I your need for someone to talk
(to, to exchange ideas, to com-
Iment on the events of the day,
lean help by writing to me. Tell
me what interests you most,
[what your hobbies are, what
[you would enjoy talking about.
With this information JFCS can
set up programs to meet the
needs of to many. Perhaps we
can match up people with simi-
lar interests to talk to each
other by phone or set up spe-
cial times -when persons can
drop in just to chat with each
Readers, here is your chance
to help not only J.K. but your-
selves and many others too. Do
let me hear from you.
D'-- R *'
I would like to make you
aware of a vital need in our
community: a need to drive the
elderly, who have no transpor-
tation, to their medical appoint-
ments. The Social and Economic
Sendees is oromoting "Escort
Driver Service," a project to
supply can and drivers. Sup-
plementary auto liability cov-
erage is being provided and
seme mileage reimbursement is
available. You may select pre-
ferred davs of the week to drive.
For complete information call
Ruth Davis at 833-7455. Let us
reach out and answer a very
serious call for help. Call Social
and Economic Services and of-
fer to lend a car and a hand.
God bless ycu all,
.. an outstanding professions! counseling agency serving the
Jtmsh community of Palm Beach County. Professional and
confidential help is available for -
Problems of the aging
Adoption and child placement
Short term financial assistance
Marital counseling
Parent-child conflicts
Personal problems
Vocational counseling
Private Office*
2415 Okeechoboe looWvard
West Palm leach, Fl*. 33409
Telephone: 6S4-1991
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fowig Adults Wine and Cheese Party
YOUTH Several classes for children of elementary-
chool age have been formed at the new JCC.
A drama class, under the direction of Jimmy O'Conner of
*e Norton Gallery Children's Theatre, meets Thursday after-
tv"k' 4 S An introduction to the theatre, the class studies
me basic dynamics of acting and understanding of dramatic
wnniques through theatre games, music improvisation, etc.
Susan Git.gliotti, dance instructor at Ballet Arts of Palm
conducts a dance class on Mondays, 4:45 to 5:45 p.m.
^hnique and development of movement into dance patterns
Ul be covered.
la,,,?! Philosophy and practicality of self-defense will be
Wt Monaays. 4 5 p.m., by Pery Vasaolotti of the Karado
**""? Academy.
YOUNG ADULTS ... A special holiday wine and cheese
v. with tolksinger entertainment, will be held Saturday,
18 or nw Pm- in *** KC Teen I**. All young adults,
xtow f are mvited Br"g your friends, meetaaw peepla,
, n tnsnds. Admission is free to members, $2 for guests.
of the-palm beaches, inc.
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Rabbi Sheldon Harr has been
elected president of the Minis-
terial Fellowship of the Palm
Beaches and the Rabbinical
Council of Pain Beach County.
The Ministerial Fellowship is
ompos>d of all ordained clergy-
man occupying pulpits or living
within the confin-s of West
Palm Beach, Palm Beach and
many of the surrounding out-
lying areas.
The organizatijn is an inter-
d.njminational and interracial
groap representing a broad
cross-section of Catholic, Pro-
testant and Jewish clergymen
from the area. Monthly meet-
ings and programs of the Min-
isterial Fellowship reflect the
concerns of the general com-
munity, as wsll as thos; areas
tf interest particularly rehvant
to ministerial situations and
The Rabbinical Council is
composed of all ordained rab-
bis active in the rabbinate or
ths Jewish community. It
meets from time to time to dis-
cuss specific issues of impor-
tance to the Jewih community,
the g'n.ral community and tiie
rabbis themselves.
Rabbi Harr was ordained by
Hebrew Union College in 1973,
although he began his sen ice
to Temple Israel the prececirg
year. He has served as presi-
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the Torah. and in the liturgy the
full Hallsl (Psalms 113-118) b
recited. Al-Nissim, the Chanukah
special prayer, is inserted in the
Amidah (as well as in Rrac-
after meals) and recalls the
Temple miracle.
* Candles are insertedon "suc-
cessive nights, an additional om
added nightlv, from right to left
while the lighting itself is fro"-
left to right. The menorah if
traditionally placed in a orom;
nent place to symbolically "ad-
vertise the miracle."
THE MENORAH of Chanukah
a non-Biblical holiday, original-
ly was an oil lamn. But OUST ihr
years it assumed the design of
the seven-branched candela-
brum which was used in the
Temple. In recent years crafts-
men and artists have created
wide variety of menorah forms.
On the first Sabbath of Chanu-
kah the prophetical portion
read is Zechariab, 2:14-4:7 which
includes the verse: "Not bv
might nor by power, but by My
spirit, saith the Lord of Hosts."
This emphasis is seen as a
rabbinicl desire to olv down the
militry facet of Chanukah and
to focus on the facet of the sur-
vival of religious values threat-
ened by pagan and idolatrous
ONE OF the familv customs
of Chanukah is to pass evenings
at home spinning the Chanukah
too"dreidel" or "trendel" in
Yiddish. It bears the initials of
the Hebrew phrase "A great
miracle happened there:" in Is-
rael the word "here" is sub-
stituted for "there." One of the
prineiDal customs is the ex-
changing of sifts including
money (Cheaukah "gelt").
dent of the Jewish Community
Day School, treasurer of the
Ministerial Fellowship .and as
board member of the American
Jewish Committee, the Jewish
Family and Children's Service,
the Jewish Community Center,
and the Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County.
He was the moderator of the
Federation's radio program
"Your Jewish Community." and
cochairman of the first Lead-
ership Development Program,
which presented him with its
Community Service Award. He
will cohost the Federation's
seasonal television program,
"Our People," beginning again
in January.
The immediate past president

of the Ministerial Fellowship
is Rev. B. Fred Woolsey of the
First Christian Church. Other
officers elected at the Novem-
ber meeting were vice presi-
dent, Rev. Elwood Graves;
treasurer, Rev. Richard Tich-
ton; and secretary, Rev. Theo
Elected as vice president of
the Rabbinical Council was
Rabbi Emanuel Eisenberg of
Temple Beth Sholom, Lake
Worth; Rabbi William Shapiro
is the new secretary. The im-
mediate past president of the
Council is Rabbi Hyman Fish-
man of Temple Beth El, West
Palm Beach.
0} the Palm Beaches
Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m.
Chanukah Latke Party
Young Plus 40's
Members $1.50; others $3
Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m.
"Get Your Rocks Off:
the Now Music"
The Now Generation: 18-35's '
Members $1; others 52
Refreshments .
Refreshments ... Entertainment
All at the Jewish
Community Center
Women's Division will be sponsoring a Homecoming
event during the winter break, open to all high-school
seniors and college students. Please fill out and return
the coupon below so that we may include all students.
Return to: Mrs. Carolyn Simon
c/o Federation Office
2415 Okeechobee Blvd.
W. Palm Beach, Fla. 33409
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, December
New Dimensions in Je wish Education Eyed
"A whole new entity with an
institutional framework for the
broadest spectrum" in the field
of Jewish education and culture
is needed "to provide a new
t'.u 'lily of integration and serv-
ices," according to a report
made to the 44th General As-
sembly of the Council of Jewish
1 .'derations and Welfare Funds
(C'JF) by its Committee for Na-
tional Planning for Jewish Edu-
cation and Culture under the
chairmanship of George M. Zelt-
rer of Detroit.
Observing that nearly S250.-
nOO.000 is spent annually by the
American Jewish community
" tion and culture, including
schools, camps and Jewish com-
munity centers, and that over
S >0 000.000 is spent annually by
Federations in support of local
lurnuil Jewish education, Zeltzer
aeiti. "the issue before us'.is. are
H going to utilize these dol-
lars most productively?"
ADMITTING that he had no
formula "rm otueprint, no
a cbitecture" to present to
the.3.000 Jewishiteaders present
at the General Assembly. Zelt-
7cr, a vice president of Detroit's
Jawtefl Welfare Federation, said
tint thore must be more coor-
dination and cooperation be-
tween the. American< Assoc iatior
for Jewish Education, the Na-
tional Foundation for Jewish
Culture, and the CJF's three-
year-bld division, the Institute
tor Jewish Life, which is due
to be phased out by 1976. and
other national bodies concerned
With 'the development of Jew-
ish content.
A streamlining of the present
Jewish organization structure,
without t'le creation of a mono-
'llthic Jewish community, was
earlier urged by Raymond Ep-
stein of Chicago, president of
"the Council of Jewish Federa
'tions and Welfare Funds in his
keynote address Wednesday
evening at the Deauville Hotel.
'In an overview of his three
yoaps of CJF leadership. Ep-
stein said:
"I am calling for a stream-
lining of our present structure.
But I am not suggesting a cen-
tral voice for American Jewry.
I am proposing a responsible in-
volvement and accountability
so that the right voice is heard
at 'the right time on the right
"A NEW and unprecedented
effort of redirection and reor-
ganization is required." he
stated, also advising "that this
must be done planfully, that
established structure and pro-
grams must bend to the ex-
pressed sentirrents of the com-
munity and that we must
emerge with instruments more
suited to the times and more
capable of resolving the issues
that confront us. And this can
be brought about only by strong
individual and institutional lead-
Stating that he is not calling
for merger and greater cen-
tralization, "although some of
that is clearly desired," he
urged American Jewish leader-
ship to harness all its forces
in a recognition and acceptance
of responsibility to the com-
munity and authority to speak
and act within whatever limits
the community sets.
"If it be said that frequently
there is merit in more than
one voice being heard on an
important subject, I agree. But
the need exists for leadership
to issue the call for a more ra-
tional structure and program
than we now have and to get
in motion action toward that
The financial crisis in New
York City, -with tea possible cut
in funding'tor welfare tewinas
and institutions, tha-aten tlae
very existence of the volrffltaTV
philanthropic structure in Amer-
ica aed "may dismember our
existing health, welfare and
educational -eetwp, hwTing -ws
only with the remnant of a sys-
tem that Is unable'to function."
This was th warning given
to the almost 3.000 Jewish lead-
ers by Sanford Solender, execu-
tive vice president of the Fed-
eration of Jewish Philanthro-
pies of New York,'largest Jew-
ish philanthropy in North Amer-
In his presentation "Meeting
Jewish Needs in a Period of
Inflation and unemployment."
along with Ms. Elizabeth
Wickenden. of j
the consultant of
sectarian National
National Woiuntej..
AeeMl AKeltaT,
thelPartarattm _
seti aJlhe pic ureas
tthe^teaanacaus ef
economic situation, |lt*
Us-impart *.*% tfe
and yeuth.
what is now iuppeiiiiw
\ork," Mr SnleodeT
-out, *t1hat : heaviest!
of-the drastic cutbacks
expenditure5 i< at the
of the poorest, most <
and -detent.,* < pe^
aae- the *icums 0f un
ment and the inflatii
squeeze, the poor and-
-pie on .marginal inc^
agad.tht mmetee ttmli.,
tne ahiidn- m difficult
Okay for Saudis to Use U.S. An
In Middle East Military Operatioi
The Fountains of the Palm Beaches puts its best foot for-
ward for its initial organized effort in support of the
1976 Combined Jewish Appeal Israel Emergency Fund
of the Jewish Federation. Chairman David Uchill is
scheduling house parties and plans a mr.ktfiji reception
for Jan. 23 at Whitman Hall at the Fountains. Pictured
above (from left) are htmt Paulker, Bernard Lamsfein,
Alvin "Schrelbman, Tidvid UcWt, TZmanuel TOhrerikrantz,
Alex Gruber, Sidney Jaoabson. Below (from left) are
Dan Davis, Abe Bisgaier, dhairman of Federation's Con-
dominium Advisory Council David Ehrenreich, Irving
Lassin, Nat Polan, Bob Orefcin. Members of the commit-
tee not shown include Dr. iermme Lorber, Adolph Berg-
stein, David Kunran, Irving ttusso, Joseph Maharam,
Jerome Silverstein, and David Gold.
Attending a recent meeting at the new Jewish Commu-
nity Center were (from left) Dr. Robert Hurger, mem-
bership chairman; Robert iiapapori, general chairman;
Jody Rapchick. program director; and Robert Kessler,
acting director. The Center is located in the Federation
complex at 2415 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach.
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The State Department has
acknowledged that Saudi
Arabia may use the vast
quantities of military equip-
ment it has purchased in the
United States in regional mil-
itary operations without vio-
lating the terms of the U.S.
Military Sales Act.
Department spokesman
Robert Funseth said, in reply
to a question by the Jewish
Telegraphic Agency, that the
military "exercises" just
conducted by a Saudian bri-
gade in Syria which employ-
ed American F-S jets based
at a Jordanian airfield, was
proper under the terms of
the Act and of the Saudi-
American mutual defense
agreement signed 24 years
FUNSETH said that under the
Military Sales Act. the recipient
of American equipment can use
it for internal security, "legitim
ate self-defense" and to "parti-
cipate in regional or collective
arrangements or measures con-
sistent with the United Nations
Asked whether American
equipment supplied the Saudian
brigade in Syria was used by
the Saudis alone or by -Syrian
forces as well, Funseth said he
understood that the matreuvers
haw teen completed and that
about 15 F-S jets in aaudin
hands were used in "the annual
training cycle" of the brigade
which has been stationed tn
Svria since 'the Vom Kippur
Funseth said th~ aircraft
were staged "through" Jordan
-with .planes landing -and nakiug
off in Jordan. He -did not know
what airfield in Jordan was used
and said Israel was not advisad
of the use of U.S. planes by
the -Saudis in Syria.
our knowitiif.'. the
was entirely Saudi" and(
constitute a violation oft.
use of the ttitriction im
by U.S. law under the
Sales Act."
Jordan tad Syria
lithed a unified -coinu
the use of a Jordanian 1
Saudian plane- raancuve
Syria was viewed by
her* as attirm of psja
warfare atain-t Israel
combined Saudian-Svi
danian taree-
-Funseth m\6 he had
firmation .if reports att
to U.S. inteliiccnee soun
the Soviet Union has
squadron of advanced
and Family
Extend Chanuka Greetings to "Everyone
Extend Holiday Greetings teAll
As concerned Jews and
Americans, we join others of
all Faiths in condemning the
recent obscene act of the
U.N., equaling Zionism with
racism. We*lso feel that it is
the special responsibility of all
Americans to speak out a-
gainst tnts outrageous reso-
lution. Contact your elected
officials and let them know
how you feel.
As the great Rabbi Hillel once
"If I am not for myself, then
who is for me, but if I am only
for myself then what am I, and
if not now WHEN!"
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* 1975
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 7'
Weed^ato Century Village
Jacob Stein, immediate past
pr4Sidaet oi t*i" Conference of
i His of Major American
f Village
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-. Rabbi IV:i. '" and his
[Beatnce. are Jonts of
I Village
, Yiddish Cultw Group
I rcgularlv each Tuesday
.attheCentu Village
IDavid Sisterhood
Keen of thfttfiewto orgen-
iTenple Betii-JV-u Sist*rr
I who \vei.'<.-cs-,:.j install-.
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bed. The SiKernOOa has,.
iled general ve'ing* on
irth Monday oi each
krith Women
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Hqj"" Beach, [i*.
dances by the Sandpipers B'nai
B'rith Girls Chapter. Israeli food
wiH be served. Admission is
free; all members and friends
are welcome.
H ramie is -Women
Bmndei* University Women-
Finn Beach East hekl its first
Fall, meeting on Dec. 3. Helen
Bimbaum, president, announced
that topics, for. study group das'
cussioas during the season will.,
include jCreaJive Ait. Feminism
and Family, in Literature, World
Affairs. Gourmet Cooking. 20th-
century Art. Book Review,
Yoga, and Human Relations-
Mrs. Bimbaum also outlined
the role of Brandeis University
Women's National Committee to
provide the funds to purchase
books and magazines and main-
tain the Brandeis Libraries,
which are central to academic
achievement. That coUeetiee
now numbers more than 521.000
bound.volume*. The library also
subscribe* to -several, thousands
journals and aerial publications.
Pnlni Basch Chapter will hold
a public rt auction on Wednes-.
da% Dec. 10, at Temple.IsiaeU
Mrs. Fredrick Singer, chair-
woman of the event, has at-
ranuod for the ait to be flown ,
in /roBi ^ean Richard* Gallery
of EnglewooL_ NJ, Work* by
Nterman, Hibel, Ptoaaso, Cha-
gall nod Pail, among ethers,- will
be auytioned, including, wall
sculpture*, fresco*, enamel*,
an4c lithographs in. every price
Previewing is Jr9m.nM.p4nn
with wine.and.clee*e.served.
Y*vl Gr*up will hold an open
meeting ^t Darcy HaU on Thurs-
day, Dec. 11. at 1 p.m. A Chan-
ukith program features Sylvia
Kriedland's Dance Group, which
will present Israeli dances and.,
folk danegs of other countries. ;
The. Yovel Study Group will
meet Thurs^y. D*0- 18- at 10
a.m at the home of Sylvia Pen.
in Wellington. Century Village,;
" *
Shalom Gawp men>b*rs wdl;
hear a paneL diacuas "AnU-
Semitisi in the War^a Todgy
at their general meeting on Mon-
day. Dec. 15, at 12:30 pan- at
the West Palm Beach PuWic
I-eonard Turk is moderator
of the panel, which includes Ben:
Gould. Mag Harlem and 61J
Marf.olis. A question-and^n-
wer period followo the disous-
Women 8 OKT
Century Chanter has been or-
ganized at Century Village and
chartered as the ninth chapter
under the aegis of the Women's
American ORT Palm Beach
County Region.
The officers, who were in-,
stalled by region president Betty
Spar at their first meeting on
Nov. 18 are Pearl Hartman,
president; Estelle Adler, Nette
Pfeiffer, Rose Cohen, Lillian
Burger and Sylvia Michaels,
vice presidents'. Frances Hurt-,
zik, treasurer; Ann Sartaia...rec-
ording secretary; Charlotte Stol-
per, corresponding secretary,
willgive a pictorial presentation
Palm Beach Evening Chapter
will lend their gift-wrapping
services for a shop-and-wrap
project at Ltone* Play World-on
Military Trad, West PaHin Beach,
from Thankagiyingi, Day until
Dec 24.
Proceeds from the. group'* >, prejee*.o..
to building and.puHntenanee of |
ORT acheeto for child education,
and training around the-world.
A tour-meeting.isslated.ioi
the^l p-m,: Toesdaj^ Dee^ 16^
program of American Jewish
Congress at the Holiday Inn,
Century Village.
Betty Akter*on,.toyr director
of .American Jewish C^mgre*s,:
will give. a pictoriaLj) resnaion.
of .the lour.i>rogr*ma that -ream
two continents.
Members and guest*, are in-
vited to attend.
Jewish Organizations, will -set
the tone for the 197o Combined
Jewish Appeal Israel Emer-
gency Fund Campaign at Cen-
tury Village. A resiient of Palm
Bsach anJ New York, he will
be guest speaker at a Fedcra-
Oaag Shabbat on Dec. 26
at Cong ggstioo Aaabei SboUnn.
Steiii.'6 addceea to many of
the cajapgigfi I jad-rs and work-
era fcem c-ntury Villags will
stress Israel's current ?
anJ trie responsibility of mem-
of thfl Jcajdjh omniunitv
to sippoit Uical and national
program*. ser\ices and institu-
ii'in^ tiiat strengthen Jewish
An honorary president and
past president of the United
Synagogue of America, Stein
hag w itten numerous articles
of religious interest and has
lectured.widely on all asi^ects
of Jewish communal life.
The Century Village, Cam-
paign on .behalf of the'Jowjah
Federation's Annual Combi"-d
Jewish Appeal is being organ-
ized by Abj Bisgaier, who also
s.-rves as chaifruan of the 1976
Condominium Advisory vCouncil
for the campaiRn. The cam-
paign is .scheduled.-to. be*;..n in
ea'lv Januaiy.
Media Propaganda fe
Affecting Soviet Jews,
Condition*., for Soviet Jews
have., progressively worsened
because of- increased anti-
Semitic propaganda-,(conducted
under the guise of anti-Zionism)
launched br the .media.
Soviet- Jews .are-,, confronted
with increased pubhc insult.
Jewish -childron Tare. tormented
in scheols-and,. Jewish ceme-
terieeare vandalized.)
Severe measure*. to prevent
emigration have .been enforced.
One.'newytactic, used, to boclk
eimgraOon-ia-to Jew for military .service as soor
as he t expresse* a desire to
leave J^asaia,
Soviet :Jewi*h: Activists have
addrea8*4,an,.appeal to the Par-
limetary.-/ConfeTence.tor Soviet
Jewry. The-appeal cells for:
the release of JewisJjknPri*-
oners of conscience;
the enforcernent.. of. the
Helsinki Agreement, allowing
Jewish emigration from Russia;
th- cesaajtaa of. hai-asa-
ment of Refuseniks.
The conference has estab-
lished a permanent coerdinitina
committee for the.Parlementar.-
ians on Soviet Jewry,
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Friday, December s
and Family
Extend Season's Greetings to All
and Family
Wish Everyone a Happy Chanuka
Jewish Singles listen intently to Dr. David
Bortnick at the Nov. 18 JFCS workshop,
"Voyage in Self-Awareness," which at-
tracted more than 50 participants from the
Jewish Singles of Palm Beach County in a
stimulating first meeting of the agency's
expanded family education program.
Israel Doesn't See Saunders
Paper as U.S. Policy Change
government sources conceded
here that Jhe so-called "Saun-
ders papers" did not represent
any real departure by the U.S.
from its established policy to-
ward the Palestine Liberation
The sources were referring
to testimony last week by Sec-
ond Deputy Assistant Secretnrv
of State for Middle Eastern Af-
fairs Harold Saunders.
ders' testimony, discussed at
Sunday's Cabinet meeting
brought an angrv response from
the Cabinet which issued an
unusual communique charging
that it contained "errors and
But the government sources
said that the U.S. has been sav
ing for some time that it would
favor negotiations with the ?LO
if the latter met the stipulated
conditions, Israel, for its part,
has ruled out any contacts with
the PLO under any conditions.
The sources would not for-
mulate a position based on the
"hypothetical question" of whe-
ther Israel would negotiate with
the PLO if it accepts Israel's
sovereignty and the UN resolu-
They admitted, however, that
Israel was completely isolated
in its position but there was no
need now for an "agonizing
reappraisal" by ine government.
THE SOURCES described as
"hysterical" the reaction of the
Israel press and public to the
disclosure of Senders' remarks.
They said the wisest course
would be to allow the furor to
They said the U.S. itself had
no desire to dwell on the Pales-
tinian issue at this time and
while the timing of Saunders'
testimony was unfortunate, it
was dictated by the House sub-
committee's timetable and not
by any intention of the Adminis-
tration to prepare American
opinion for a shift in the U.S.
position on the PLO, as charged
by some circles in Israel.
The sources did not explain,
however, why the Cabinet is-
sued its sharp attack on the
Saunders testimony Sunday if

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the government's desire was to
let the matter blow over. Some
officials b.-iicve the answer to
that question may be domestic
political pressires.
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5, 1975
The Jewish noridian of Palm Beat*
tnti-Semkism at Andrews AF Base Studied
LwYORK-A major attack
K Defend "Race Rela-
P institute- at Patrick Air
rjSa-, Col. Robert W.
E ^ Institute's director,
"uiounced here.
J Addressing a session of the
[i annual meeting of the
I'1tI.Defamation League of B nai
fnh at the Waldorf-Astoria,
E*nS dted ADL for it,
Lppor, an J cooperation" in
Leioping the comprehensive,
tr.rse on anti-Semitism which
Li'been added to the Institute's i
.veek training programs for!
.-ers and noncommissioned,
rnonnel responsible for race|
Utions Ihroughout the armed ,
. ALL BIT THREE of the sc-
lirs of a 32-page resource text.
FWsemitism,' published by i
he Instimte. consist of maten-
t from ADL publications. In;
UMaa, the L ague has pre-
Lared a teachers' guide and'
burse outline on Jews and Ju-
&a:=ni to be used beginning in:
$75. and Theodore Freedman.
Idirector of ADL's program and
community service divisions.
|*iii serve as guest instructor.
The goal of the Institute,
[which was opened in 1971, Col.
[Dews said, is to create aware-
ness and understanding of dif-
ferences among armed forces
[personnel in ord r to help them
|work together mere effectively.
ACCORDING to Col. Dews,
[the Institute "perceived a need,
for the inchfion of anti-
Semitism" in its courses but'
"had serious concern over just
hw to present the problem hon-
esty and totally."
The Anti-Defamation League,;
I h: went on to say, has "provid-
ed us with facf.ial data which!
we are using to -ffectivel" pre-\
sent even the most potentially
controversial issues."
In an introduction to the
'Anti-Semitism" text, Maj. Alan
M. Osur, an instructor at the
Institute, points out that be-
cause Jews are "highly visible"
in local businesses, teaching and
other professions, they are made
"scapegoats," particularly dur-
ing times of crises.
MAJOR OSL'R citet today's
economic recession and "the re-
cent Arab oil boycott" as crises.
He goes on to say that a special
concern of the armed forces is
"strained relations between
Blacks and Jews."
"Since the military is a cross
stttion of American attitudes
nd beliefs," Maj. Osur declares.
' is important that race rela-
tions instructors be informed
of the nature of anti-Semitism
America "
The first four sections of
anti-Semitism" are excerpts
trom "Christian Beliefs and
Anti-Semitism," a sociological
RMy conducted by the Univer-
? California Survey Re-
s-arch Center under an ADL
*"" and published by Harper
** Row. They deal with the
cncept of anti-Semitism, and
i^niitic beliefs, feelings and
1 Am Pleased to
Announce That I Am
Nw Associated With
t!t?J"* County's
H'AH J.Wi,h C.'^y
E2; *M-M77
THESE ARE followed by two
sections from a book published
by The Seabury Press and dis-
tributed by ADL, "Faith and
Fratricide: The Theological
Roots of Anti-Semitism," by
Rosemary Rueth.-r, associate
professor of historical theology
at Howard University School of
Religion. m
One is the Introduction, an
analysis cf anti-Semitism over
the centuries, by Prof. Gregory
Baum. of St. Michael's College
of the University of Toronto;
the other a chapter from the
book itself.
Next is "The Treatment of the
Holocaust in History Textbooks,"
reprinted from an ADL pamph-
let oy Henry Friedlander, as-
sistant professor of Jewish Stud-
ies at the City College of the
City University of New York.
Jewish Stereotype In English
Literature: Shylock and Fagin,"
by Ilja Wachs, professor of liter-
ature at Sarah Lawrence Col-
lege, is from "Teachers' Study
Guide: Stereotypes in English
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Tols. 585-5428 582-5005
Silnitsky Given 3 Years
On 'Draft Evasion' Charges
NEW YORK (JTA) Aleksandr Silnitsky, of
Krasnodar, has been sentenced to three years on "draft
evasion" charges after months of harassment by Soviet
authorities, it was reported by the Greater New York
Conference on Soviet Jewry.
The GNYCSJ said it received a telegram from Alek-
sandr's father, Teivel, calling for his immediate release.
Aleksandr Silnitsky, 23, is the latest victim of Soviet
repression which is part of a pattern to intimidate those
seeking to emigrate to Israel, the GNYCSJ said^
Literature," produced jointly by
the Catholic Archdiocese of few
York and ADL.
" This is followed by a chapter
from "The New Anti-Semitism"
(McGraw-Hill) by Arnold For-
ster, ADL's associate director
and general counsel, and Ben-
jamin R. Epstein, national di-
rector. Another section, "Pref-
erential Treatment and Quotas,"
from an ADL pamphlet, is also
by Forster and Epstein.
The remainder of the re-
source text consists of an article
published by the American Jew-
ish Archives, "Black Anti-
Semitism in Twentieth Century
America: Historical Myth or
Reality?" by Nicholas C. Polos,
associate professor of history,
graduate division, La Verne Col-
lege, Calif.; an editorial, "Our
Time to Choose," from the New
York Amsterdam News, remind-
ing Blacks that Jews "struggled
and died with Blacks" in the
battles to achieve civil rights
and suggesting that Blacks
ought to stand up with Jews in
combatting anti-Semitism, and
two reprints from the League's
national publication.
Public is invited to attend
Dedication and Consecration Services
Sunday, December 7, 1975 I3<> p.m.
Shalom Memorial Park
The dedication and consecration of
the first cemetery in Palm Beach
County dedicated exclusively to the
needs of the Jewish community is a
sacred and historical occasion for all
members of the Jewish faith.
Born of an urgent community need,
Shalom Memorial Park is owned and
supervised by concerned Jewish people
who believe every individual is entitled
to a dignified cemetery arrangement,
and should be able to obtain such a
program in accordance with personal
religious beliefs.
We sincerely hope you will join us to
witness this important event.
Refreshments will be served
Shalom Memorial Park is located 6 miles
west of the Bee Line Highway, on West
Lake Park Road.

"Palm Beach County's First Cemetery Dedicated
Exclusively To The Needs Of The Jewish Community."
Turnpike Plara Shopping Center. 5932 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Pabn Beach, Florida 33409/Telephone 684-2277 or 684-2278

Page 10
The Jewish Floridiatxof Palm Beach County
Friday, Dumber 5, i^l
-*-*rvrww^ v^^>. % -#-*.n-v^^
. :
/win around flic county
Dr. Hubert and Eve baum
. iJ tlieir iuiuily recent 1; re-
.: ned from Pittsburgh, h
: iey attended a Bat Mitzvah :it
1 te Beth Shalom S3 nag
" 1.aided by their grandfather.
. Baum is immediate past
r resident of the Palm Beach
ounty Ophthahnologic Society.
In 1974 he set up a pilot clin-
ic under the auspices of the
I rippled Children's Society and
> now in the process of writing
syllabus for 1 se in other parts
f the state for similar pro-
.. auis .
Two of our area's groups
ave. been bringing music to
1 le ears of hosj it:.l patients.
111 sing home residents and
.(immunity organizations. Syl-
\ia J-'riedfctnd has been leading
group of Wellington (Century
i.lage> F 4


1 1 tlier foi two years.
..;.am oi Israeli danc-
es 1 especially popula: during
<. i:..: : ...1 luiliJ:ivs .
A Mandolin Ensen;.;!e at cell
tury Village, under the direc-
tion of Mac Ball presents pro-
gra ns ol semiclassical and tolk
music devoted to themes, of the
Jvw:sh holidays, with appro-
pi iate BJld vocal selec-
tions, complete with community
p.utieipaiion .
b -ft a.
Fall is in ttte air too: rum-
mage sales, bazaars, auctions
(remember yoing out.into the
countiy?!. Follow the road to
those ol Women's ORT. Pioneer
Women. American Jewish Com
J'alm Beach County..
Hadassah, and B'nai B'rith
Century Lodge at Dover .
Paramount Theater Reopens
Despite the possibility of be-
1 ig turn down next year, the
"'aim.Beach Paramount Theater
ill be a busy place this sea-
son. Joseph Schlang. who heads
Ipera Presentations, Inc., has
ease* the building through
April 15, 1976, to present a
rail program of entertainment
; or the entire family.
A patron of music, Schlang
3ast year sponsored showings
f "Giuseppe Verdi'" and Ar-
thur f Rubinstein's "Love of
Life.') Encouraged by the en-
-.iusiastic response, he has ar-
angus) for a complete cultural
film series for the 1975-76 sea-
son. Profits from the series will
ie used to support opera.
Schlang said. He has provided
funds for over ISO operatic
hopefuls and for music iduc*-
tinn projects as well as small
opera groups.
"People want beauty and
fine entertainment." Schlang
said. "People want cultural en-
tertainment and educational-
values, not \iolence. horror and
pornography in films."
Starting this week, three times
a day every day. the Paramount
1 heater mil feature color films -
<>i ballet, vpera, art, drama, bis-
torv ^and documentaries. There
will also be 10 a.m. Salur-
ds* Children's Specials for
only 1 each. Youth Late-Shows
eacn Friday and Saturday at
10:15 p.m.
Norton Art Program OfferecijUt
Jewish (omimiufty Day Sehool
A supplementary art program
or students of the, Jewish
Community Day School is be-
ng offered in conjunction with
he Norton School of Art, it
American Friends of Hebrew
American Israr-li lighthouse
American Jewish Committee
American Jewish Congress
B'nai B'rith
B'nai B'rith Women
Brandeis University Women
City of Hope
Jewish Guild for the Blind
Jewifjh War Veterans
JWV Auxiliary
labor Zionist Alliance
National Council of Jewish
Pioneer Women
Workmen's Circle
The National organizations
iisted above hav ;n the Palm Boarhes. Call
Federation office for names
of rresidents.
Contact Temples for infor-
mation on affiliate Sisterhoods
*nd Men's Cl
Local agencies:
Jewish Communi'v Center of
the Palm Beachry Inc.
lewish Communi'/ D-iv School
lewish Family & Children's
State of Israel Bonds
Youth Organizations
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization
Judaea Youth
South Bast Federp'ion
of Temple Youth
United Synagogue Youth
was announced hv-.Dr. Hyman-
Hoberts. president.
An intensive program of art,
painting anJ ceramics instruc-
tion, arranged for all students
from sjrade ono and above by
D Sidney Selig of the aohool
and Norton director.. Flanders
Holland, has been specially in-
tegrated into the entire curric-
Dr. Roberts indicated that
the continuing enrichment of
the program in general and
Judaic studies is part of
the school's attempt to set.
standards of excellence in all
areas of its curriculum.
Adult Education
Series At
Temple Israel
Programs in the Temple Is-
rael Adult Education Breakfast;
and Discussion Series are pre-
sented on Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
in Schwartzberg Hall, 1801 If.
Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach. |
On Dec. 7 Dr. Porter Crow,
national educational consultant,
will discuss "Loneliness Is the
Failure to Communicate" with
the community group.
The Temple's Social Action
1 mittee will present the Dec.
14 program, with Richard Jor-
andby, Esq.. Public Defender
for Palm Beach County. He will
speak, on "A I\ew Approach to
Helping Kids."
Charge for the 9:30 a.m.
breakfast and 10 a.m. program
is 50c for members, $1 for
guests. -
Saudi Job
Plan Under
Rep. John Heinz in (B ,Pa.)
has called on Attorney General
Charjsj Levi Cor en opini in on
the constitutionality oi 1 Cali-
fornia pi m that would abet
Saudi Arabian discrimination
against .lews and others.
Heinz told Congress that Cali-
fornia "has been put in the po-
sition of literally ignoring and
possibly violating our own civil
rights laws to accede to the di-
visionary whims 01 a count >'
that only recently has clothed
itself in moralistic robes and
led the fight to declare Zionism
lator was referring to a project
announced ;by the California
State Department of Transpor-
tation to help unemployed mem
bers of that department get jobs
building roads in Saudi Arabia.
The state officials reportedly
saii that such jobs would not
be' open to Jews. Blacks or
women beoautte they are unac-
ceptable to the Saudi govern-
Guv. Edmund Brown. Jr., of
California,, who assailed the
plan, has meanwhile ordered a
hah to-job negotiations with the
Saudians until they promise no
discrimination against Jews.
Blacks or women.
A SPOKESMAN for the State
Transportation Department said
it was complying with the Gov-
ernor's orders. He said a cable
wetrid be sent to Saudi Arabia
demanding "affirmative assur-
ance* that there will be no dis-
crimination in hiring highway
engineers and technicians.
The California state agency
is faced with the prospect .of
laying off 2,800 employes by
next July because of a cutback
in highway construction.
Heinz said that if the Justice
Department does not see the
California plan as violating any
Civil Rights Act provisions, he
would offer legislation that
would make sueh actions illegal
"We must not allow the hypoc-
risy of otlier nations to soil our
own hard-won, civil rights
cains." Heim tokL Congress
The two ORT Kennedy School students murdered in the
Nov. 13 PLO bombing in Zion Square were young men
like these who were visited by Esther and Louis Barrish
last May. The Banishes spent an entire day in Jerusalem
visiting with faculty and students, who presented them
with a gift. The school, for exceptional children, primar-
ily sponsors daytime apprentice programs jor youths up
to 18 years old, and assumes the responsibility for their
training and well-being. The i>ombing occurred at the
Neva Cafe, a popular evening-gathering place for teen-
State Dep't. Approves
Saunders' Statement
WASHINGTON (JTA) The State Department af-
firmed that it "stands on" testimony given by Deputy As-
sistant Secretary of State Harold Saunders to a subcommit-
tee of the House International Relations Committee last
week which is viewed in Is-
raeli circles as indicating a
possible shift of U.S. policy
toward the Palestine Liber-
ation Organization.
Department spokesman
Robert Funseth told report-
ers that Saunders' state-
ment "represented only a
re-statement" of U.S. policy
and is not a change of posi-
tion. He said he could not
understand why the Israelis
were disturbed by it.
THE ISRAELI Laninet issued
a statement at its weekly ses-
sion Sunday saying that a trap
script of Saunders' remarks was
replete with "errors and mis-
representations" and that Is-
rael's "reservations and qualifi-
cations" would be brought "in
full" to the attention of tbe
U.S. government.
According to the transcript
made available here. Saunder*.
who is Second DepuK A--'stint
Secretary for Middle Kmt3i
Affairs, told the Intern Hsl
Relations Cemmitnv 's vibcim-
mittee on uivestig-ition^ that
"there are some indications that
co-existence btwwn wratu
Palestinian nn-1 Is h I states
might be considered" by the
Saunters u' siiJ thit "
panic la Iv cflffi "uh aspect of
the problem is the question of
who negotiates for the Palestin
Jans. It has been our belief that
Jordan would bt a logical nego-
tiator for the Palestinixn-related
issue" but "the Rabat (Arab)
Summit, however, recognized
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number 5, 1975_
Tha Jewish Floridian of Pautrfieacf^ouniy
. u^j^h-itat Gurion^wup-^B^[.Meeting
HStssah Vovel GroupBoard Meeting
^rT North Palm Beach Chaptertas Vegas Night
- Temolc fcmanu-El Men's Ckib-Kegular Meeting
icrael mrnds Breakfast (CV)
fe Bonds Parlor Meeting (Golden Lakes)
R'nai BTith No. 2939 Bazaar Auction
Temple Beth El Sistertwod-Kirclwn Shower
Temple Beth DavidRegular Meeting
jSial Owned of Jewish .Women-SUiuy Group
nRT North Palm Beach Chanter Boartf Meeting
(RT Palm Beach ChapUPMysUfy -Trjp
Kai BTith Women fto. U8I2-*WuiT .'Meeting
Israel Bonds (Kings Pt.)
o_Temple Beth David Sisterhood-iBwrU ."Meeting
Yiddish Culture Group (CV) ___
Israel Bonds (Kings PL)___
B'nai BTith No. 2939-*Rgular Meeting
B'nai BTith Women No. !T74Regular .Meeting
lO-^onaresation Anshei SMiam-iBoBrii Meeting
ORT West Palm Beach ChapterBoard.Meeting
Pioneer Women Golda >Meir Ctub-tffcfBiiJar Meeting
Hadassah Art Auction ITEempte Imael) 8 p.m
11-Hadassah Golda Meir GroupBoard Meeting
Hadassah Rishona Group.Board Meeting
Hadassah Z'hava Group-Board /Meeting
Hadassah .Yovel Group-Regular-Meeting
American-Israeli Lighthouse CCV)^Regular.Meeting
Temple Beth ShoiomBoard "Meeting
11-Temple Beth El Men's ClubRegular Meeting
Temple Israel Men's ClubBoard Meeting
American Jewish CommitteeRegular Meeting
B'nai BTith Women No. 1537Regular Meeting
14Temple Kmanu-El Board Meeting
American Jewish Congress^Rummage Sale
B'nai B nth Lodge No. 1146Art Auction
Temple Beth DavidBoard Meeting
National Council of Jewfeh Women-Study Group
15-Temple.Israel Sisterhood Regular Meeting
Temple Bmanu-El Sisterhood lea
Hada,s,s;ih Shalom GroupRegular .Meeting
16American Jewish CongressTour Meeting
Yiddish Culture Group (CV)
National Council of Jewish WomenBoard Meeting
Congregation Anshei Sholom SisterhoodRegular Mtg
City of HopeBoard Meeting
B'nai BTith Women No. 1496Board'Meeting
Temple Beth El SisterhoodRegular .Meeting
WOMEN'S DIVISION ($5000 & Over)
Jewish War Veterans AuxiliaryRegular Meeting
ORT West Palm BeachRegular Meeting
Israel Bonds Fashion Show12:00
Temple Beth Shalom 'SisterhoodBoard "Meeting
WAmerican 'Jewish 'Congress-"Regular "Meeting
Hadassah Rishona GroupRegular Meeting
Hadassah Z'hava GroupRegular Meeting
Hadassah Yovel Group Study Group
Hadassah Golda Meir GroupRegular Meeting
.___ORT Evening GroupBoard .Meeting______
Scorecard State Dep't. Okays
Saunders Statement
it will rtim/ioVyou
wfro-your friends are
The soil call of tho General
Assembly Tote approvinga reso-
lution equating Zionism with
!Vor f?2)
Afghanistan. Albania. Algeria.
Bahrain, Bangl Bulgaria, Burundi, Byelorussia,
Cambouia, Cape Verde, Chad,
'China, Congo. Cuba. Cyprus.
Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, Dem-
ocratic (southern) Yemen,
Egypt. Equatorial Guinea, Gam-
bia, East Germany, Grenada,
Guinea, Ouinea Bissau, Guyana,
'Hnnjury. Lrtdin Indonesia. Iran,
Iraq, Jardan,'Kuwait, Laos, Le-
banon, Libya. ".Madagascar, Ma-
laysia. Maldives, 'Mali. Mauri-
tania. Mexico, Mongolia, Moroc-
r iVti/vnairne, INigrr. Nigeria,
Oman, Pakistan. Poland, Portu-
gal, Qatar, Rwanda. Sao'Tome I'ltncipe, Saudi Arabia,
Senegal. Somalia, Sri Lanka,
Sudan, Syria. Tunisia, Turkey.
Uganda, Ukraine, Soviet Union,
United Arab Emirates, 'Came-
roon, Tanzania, Yemen and Yu-
Against (35)
Australia, Austria, Bahamas,
Barbados, Belgium, Canada,
Central African Republic, Costa
Rica, Denmark. Dominican Re-
public, El Salvador, Fiji, Fin-
land, France. West Germany,
Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Ire-
land, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast,
Lib**' ia Luxemburg, Malawi,
Netherlands, New Zealand, Ni-
caragua, Norway, Panama. Swa-
ziland. Sweden, 'United King-
dem.'UnitddStatesand Uruguay
Abstaining (32)
Argentina, Bhutan, Bolivia,
Botswana, Burma, Chile, Colom-
bia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Gabon,
Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Ja-
maica. Japan, Kenya, Lesotho,
Mauritius, Nepal, Papua New
Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philip-
pine, sierra Leone. Singapore,
Thailand. Togo. Trinidad and
Tobago, Upper Vtta,*Y*nezueki,
Zaire and .Zambia
Absent fa)
Romania, South Africa and
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*hc Palestine Libsration Organ-
isation the ..'sole .iKgiUaiate
representative of the Palestin-
ian- pepple.""
ISRAEL'S viiw is understood
to be .that despite ibe Babat
decision,' the'TTS. posttion has
not veered from haying-Jordan
negniate for.the. Palestinians.
But Saundcrs'juse of the past
tense when he said "it has
been our belief that Jordan
would be-the logical negotiator"
__and bis reminder to the Con-
gressmen of the Rabat decision
.apparently indicated to the
Israelis that the U.S. no longer
considers Jordan in that role.
Saundcrs concluded his pre
parai statement by saying that
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"We are prepared to conajdt
-any reasonable proposal from
any.Quarter .and..we.wiH eapect
other parties to the negotia-
ttjoBittoobe equally open-mjnd
THAT -WAS viewed in apn
OMirters htwo and -in Jwael ;.
a public call on Jerusalem t>
back off from its opposition t
the rPLO.
Saurtders" remark that co-
existence" might be considered
by the PLO was also regarded
as contrarv to the facts. The
PLO.has jnever;spoken of co-
existence but has insisted on
the estahliahroent of a "secular
dcmootaiic state" embracing all
of Palestine, including that pail
which isJiawlbfeSlate of Israe'
Inside Judbiica
Insights on questioas
of Jewish Interest
What is the biblical atti-
tude toward miracles?
Biblical Hebrew has no word
corresponding to the English
miracle" (Ex. 3:20; Josh. 3:5;
.Ps. 78;11;; etc.), but, says the
authoritative Encyclopaedia Ju-
daica, the meaning of "wonder"
is much broader than "miracle."
A particular class of miracles,
however, can be considered as
a definite biblical concept, since
it is designated by terms of its
own. These are the "signs," i.e.,
exfraordmnry and surprising
events which God brought about
.in oeder .to .demonstsate His
power and will in particular
situations, when men had to be
convinced. A sign can be given
a .proof, of. ocoohecv. Thus the
nhar of-Beth-El collapsed as a
sign that the orophecy of its
future destruction was true (I
Kings 13:1-6). The more im-
portant slsjns occurred in Egypt:
Jhe- staff .turned, into a serpent
to show that Moses was indeed
.seat byjQod (Ex.4;l-7); the ten
plagues coerced Pharoah to ac-
cept the divine command .and
let the people go.
Some biblical. roiiscles are
more than signs, in tthat Iheir
purpose goes beyond the mere
proof of divine ..power. Israel
was saved and Egypt's army
destroyed bv the parting of the
Red Sea, the people -were given
water and food in the desert bv
means of miraculous acts, and
so on. Both Samaria (II Kings
6:8-7:20) and Jerusalem (fl
Kings 19:35) miraculously e-
caned conquest by besieging
Such miracles can be viewed
as direct divine intervention at
critical moments of human hi--
tory. Even in these incidents the
element of a "sign" is never
wholly absent. Da than and Abi-
ram and their followers were
swallowed bv the earth; it was
a just punishment, whose sud-
denness was demanded by the
situation. Moses' words (Num.
.1638-30), however designate
.the event cleaily as a sign. aLso stated that when
Israel saw >he mighty deed of
Egypt's destruction in the sea
they believed in God ./>d in
.Moses (Ex. 14:31). Evidently,
.says. the.Encyclopaedia. Judaica.
.the .Bible makes no distinction
between siens proper and mi-
raculous divine intervention in
human history.
There is a third type of mir-
acle in the Bible in which the
sheer admiration of the woader-
.worker seems more important
than both elements discussed
.above. One cannot escape^ this
.impression when reading the
stories about Elijah and, o an
even greater degree, about
Elisha. Such stories are a regu-
lar feature of ootrtdar religion:
of all times and in all places

Best Wishes to the Jeivish Population
in Palm Reach for a Happy Chanuka

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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
$&bbxmt*l 1$k%*
co-ordinatedlry the t
Palm Beach County Rabbinical Council
Rabbi Sheldon Harr
Rabbi Hyman Fishman
devoted to discussion of themes and issues relevant to Jewish life past and present
Jewish Cemeteries": A Notice to the Je\m\
Your Rabbi Soeaks
I Am a Zionist
Temple Beth El
West Palm Beach
I am proud to be a Zionist.
Since childhood, when I first
learned to pray each day, "0
may our eyes witness thy re-
turn to Zion. Blessed art Thou,
O Lord, who restorest thy di-
vine presence unto Zion."
In the Bible, Zion is used as
another name for the city of
Jerusalem, and the return to
Zion is part of the messianic
hope of the Jewish people. For
centuries Jews have prayed for
the Messiah to come and bring
us all back to Zion. Once there,
we hoped, God would bring
about a period of peace and
tranquility for all mankind, as
described in Isaiah. Chapter 2.
Zionism, as we know it to-
day, is a political development
of this same messianic ideal,
bqought about after centuries
of persecution and oppression.
Theodore Herzl, the founder of
political Zionism, became a
Zionist at the Dr*vfus trial,
which he covered as a report-
There, he witnessed anti-
Semitism first-hand, as engen-
dered by the trial, and conclud-
ed that Jews needed a state of
their own. Herat's dream be-
came a reality in 1948, when
the State of Israel came into
being after the Holocaust that
had decimated European Jew-
A democratic state was estab-
lished where all people had
equal rights and opportunities.
Israel today is one of the few
nations of the world which has
successfully gathered various
ethnic groups into its culture
to create a uniquely Israeli life
for all its people.
The recent vote at the United
Nations which condemned Zion-
ism as a form of racism is lu-
dicrous. Many of the nations
who voted for the resolution
are themselves guilty of prac-
ticing racism; those countries
have lost the respect of all
freedom-loving peoples.
The prophecy of Isaiah is still
to be fulfilled. It is to be hoped
all nations will become united
through a redirected United
Nations, true to its original
I am still proud to be a Zion-
1 TEVETH 5:10
His brothers bow before Joseph who is now the rul-
er of Egypt.
"And Joseph was the governor over the land .
And Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down to him"
(Gen. 42.6).
MIKETZ Two years later, Pharaoh dreamt a
dream in two slightly different versions. The dream
terrified the king of Egypt; but none of his sages could
explain it satisfactorily. Pharaoh's butler remembered
Josephs masterly interpretations of dreams, and inform-
ed Pharaoh. Joseph was brought before Pharaoh and ex-
plained the dream as forecasting seven years of plenty
that were to come to the land of Egypt, only to be suc-
ceded by seven years of famine. He adviaed Pharaoh to
appoint a wise overseer to collect wheat during the
years of plenty and distribute it during the years of
famine. Pharaoh appointed Joseph himself to this post
as his viceroy.
As Joseph had forecast, the Egyptian stores of
wheat were in great demand during the seven years of
famine. Among those who came to buy wheat in Egypt
were Joseph's oldest brothers. Joseph recognized them,
but they did not know him. Joseph so contrived that
the brothers came to Egypt a second time, bringing
Benjamin, Joseph's full brother with them. Joseph re-
ceived them cordially; but then he made it seem as
though Benjamin had stolen a goblet, and insisted that
be stay behind as a servant. The brothers refused to
abandon Benjamin, and all decided to return to Jo-
seph's home.
This recounting of tho Wookly Portion aflhtUw is otfrocsW
and basod upon "Tho Graphic History or tho Jowrati Horitf.'
ditod by P. Woilmao-Tsamir, $15. wbirahor it Shonajold, one
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PWi Jl
Community From the Rabbinical Council
of Palm Beach County
Rabbinical Council of
Palm Beach County
The Rabbinical Council of
Palm Beach County wishes to
make known some important
facts regarding advertisements
by various cemetery groups
throughout the county, evident-
ly aimed at the large Jewish
population now in our area.
A Jewish cemetery must be
Jewish-controlled or owned to
insure that in future years the
owner will not fill in remaining
spaces with non-Jewish burials.
In Palm Beach County a Jew-
ish cemetery committee has
taken care of this need for many
years. It purchased sections in
Zionism Is
In Ireland the Catholics and
the Protestants have been kill-
ing each other for years. In Le-
banon the Moslems and the
Christians are shooting each
other down in the streets.
But Zionism is racism!
In 1948, when the State of Is-
rael was established, the interim
leadership immediately broad-
cast to all Arabs living in the
land, pleading with them to stay.
guaranteeing full freedom and
citizenship to every human be-
But Zionism is racism!
When Jerusalem was lib-
erated in 1967, every Arab there
was given immediate citizen-
ship, the right to vote, the right
to travel, the right to equal pay
for equal jobs, the right to uni-
versal education, none of which
had been their rights under
But Zionism is racism!
For 20 vears in Jerusalem no
Jew could visit the Western
Wall, or any of the synagogues, (
cemeteries, or shrines of Juda-'
ism. When Jerusalem was lib-
erated, these sacred places of
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam ,
were opened to all, with eachj
group in charge of its own.
But Zionism is racism!
In 1948, when Jordan attack-
ed and captured the West Bank,
the Arabs who fled were placed
in refugee camps of clay and
squalor. When Israel regained
the West Bank in 1967. apart-
ment houses were built, jobs,
were given, and the refugee
camps abolished.
But Zionism is racism!
Today in all of Israel Arab
children attend the schools of
their choice. Arab leaders are
paid on the same scale as Jew-
ish teachers. Arab schools are
supplied with all of the features
of other schools. When they
they ware in Jordanian hands,
many of the schools were with-
out water and electricity.
But Zionism is racism!
When the Nations became
hostage to the Arab world, the
vote became the weapon with
which to rewrite history aad to
distort the truth. With that vote
Hack becomes white, round be-
come, square, aad fiction be-
comes truth by majority vote.
In sach a world, and in such
setting, Zionism becomes
non-Jewish cemeteries and con- These Jewish sections art'
trolled all burials in each area. under Jewish control and!
^^^^^^^^^^ available for Jewish burial
------------------ A new all-Jewiih c
Jewish-owned and -com
now open. It, too, will rm
Jewish requirements for h
and will be consecrated in
near future.
The Rabbinical Coundl
aware of cemeteries that are!
vertising for Jewish buriall
these are not properly i
trolled and do not meet Jei
traditional requirements. !i
of the county's rabbis will
ficiate in these areas.
You are advised to
your rabbi or any rnernbtrl
the council before purchasini
any of these cemeteries url
der to avoid later anguish;
disappointment during a tin
stress. As our sages havei
"A word to the wise is
Synagogues in
Palm Beach County
/ / / / /7/1
1901 North Flgl Drive
West Palm Beech, Florid* 33407
Rebbi Irving B. Cohen
Assoc. Rebbi Sheldon J. Harr
Sabbath m. vices, Fr day et 8:15 PM.
P.O. Bo* 568
Soce Raton, Florid* 33432
R*bbi Norman t. Mendel
Sabbath service*. Friday ai 8:15 P.FA.
P.O. Box 3
Boca Raton. Florida 33432
Rabbi Benjamin Roeeyn
Sabbath services. Friday 8:15 pA
Services held at Uniferian-
Univerialist Fellowship Building
162 W. Palmetto Park Rd.
Boca Raton
534b Grove Street
West Palm Beach. Florida 33409
Rabbi Henry Jerech
Daily services, 8:30 a.m., 5:00 p.m.
Saturday services. 9:00 a.m.. 5:30 pjn.
late Friday services, 8:15 pjn.
2815 North Flegler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
Rabbi Hyman Fishman
Sabbath services, Friday at 1:15 F\M.
Saturday at 9:30 AJ*.
315 North "A" Street
lake Worth, Florida 33460
Rabbi Emanoel Eisenberg
Services. Mondays 4 Thursday.
at 8,30 AM.
Pnoay at 8:15 M.
Saturday at 9-J0 AJ*.
Seobath servKes, Friday at 8:00 pjn.
So*vicei heldet Weaamiwesi
Presbyterian Church
tOAM) N. Mtlifry Trail. Prim
Geadms, P.O. Sea* 9m
Riviera Beach, Ha. 3340*
S****' Otatvie* leader
Cantor nfcholee roa.ka.
275 Alemeda Drive
Palm Springs, Florida 33460
Sabbath service*. Friday at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday at 9:00 s.m.
Mondays S Thursdays at 9:00 s.m.
Services held at Faith United
Presbyterian Church. Palm Springs
P.O. Box 2306
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Elects New Prexy, Passes Major Resolutions
ftKa's third century,
'I major issues, resolu-
Sd actions taken at the
"Serai Assembly which
PT Miami. as elected
7c Hoffhereer of Balti-
, its new president.
Line the five-day agenda
ft100 plenary sessions
^"and workshops of the
J Assembly devoted o
the full range of hu-
Keds facing the North
Lean Jewish comrnua.tya
L overseas and n Israel,
Relegates adopted 15 resolu-
I addressed to:
I U.S. aid to Israel;
I The need for stepped up
Lpaigning; .
| The UN resolution on ion-
l on Arab terrorism and the
M> boycott; _.._
I Aid to Soviet and Syrian
j On the human aspects of
[economic crisis in this coun-
, Ud New York's particular
) The need for more mten-
t Jewish education;
I Additional services for the
(Tax legislation on philan-
growing role of worn-
J in leadership;
|t Support of the U.S. Bicen-
J THREE principal speak-
, J the General Assembly
rold C. Hoffberger, new presi-
pt. Raymond Epstein, the out-
lug president, and Dr. Abram
| Sachar, main speaker at the
Btall agreed that as the
States moves into and
lymd its Bicentennial, the
pish community has achieved
I maturity and a broadened
. jribility which makes re-
fw, redirection, and coordina-
j imperative for the advance-
: of its social welfare and
Bucational commitment.
[Epstein called for a "stream-
bag" of present organization-
I structure "with a new and
proved level of responsible
iwlyement and accountab-
ly," and Hoffberger pledged
Vixti to a presidency of
resiliency, vitality, and greater
rticipation. Dr. Sachar, speak-
1 from the point of view of
historian, said that American
wry has come of age and the
prican melting pot dream of
Ttpast century has been re-
tted by a symphonic concept
"which Jews as a group proud
' their tradition as both Amer-
W and as Jews feel free "to
Wop our uniqueness and the
ogulanty of our special con-
[MEETING LESS than two
2 after UN passage of the
solution that seeks to equate
M with racism, during
P period a Syrian raid on
FGolan Heights killed three
feiewish victims. the
I? h aerations and Welfare
r*s meeting here adopted a
wiutmn urging the U.S. Gov-
H a "fVlfi11 ,he connit-
iX"aken in the coane
aaflSS1! an aKreernent
1 S^KMV0 Pr0Vlde teMl
fiTS:<0T I4pethrfterspeakcraddre-
^ in ^,,Kr?neral As'
t^F history3,000
MAKING an unscheduled ad-
dress to the delegates on Fri-
day (Nov. 21), Israel Ambassa-
dor Simcha Dinitz said that the
most important problem facing
world Jewry, in view of the
recent developments at the UN,
is to demonstrate "solidarity"
between the "Jews of America
and the Jews of Israel. He ex-
pressed the hop* that during
the coming year at least one
million American Jews from
every nart of the United States
will visit Israel.
"This positive action," he
said, "will carry a message of
hope and strength to Israel, as
well as being of great signifi-
cance to the American visitors.
Just as we will be fortified by
you, you will be fortified by us.
We will be a stronger Israel and
you will be better Jews."
RECOGNIZING "the grievous
problems facing the people of
New York City" and the "severe
cutbacks the Jewish agencies
face in their extensive services
to the city's Jewish and general
population," the delegates
passed a resolution declaring
that it is "essential that respon-
sible federal legislation be
passed immediately to prevent
the financial default of New
York City."
Delegates and their constit-
uents were urged to contact
their Senators and Representa-
tives in Congress "to support
federal assistance such as is
embodied in resolutions cur-
rently before the House of Rep-
resentatives and the Senate
(HR 10481 and S 2615).
A related resolution by the
delegates called upon Presi-
dent Ford and Congress not to
place the burden for combating
inflation and recession on the
poorest and most victimized
members of the population,
pointing out both a 10 percent
reduction in the purchasing
power of the dollar and that the
Federal budget for the U.S. calls
for 45 percent reduction in pub-
lic assistance, Medicaid and
service in fiscal 1976.
It recommended that the gov-
ernment sponsor a five-point
"To carry out the intent of
the full EmDloyment Act, en-
acted in 1946;
"To extend Federal Unem-
ployment Insurance beyond the
present limitation;
"To develop legislation for
the Federal government to as-
sume total responsibility for in-
come maintenance programs
which will make possible decent
living standards;
"To expand the current
Food Stamp program not only
to those on cash assistance but
to the working poor as well.
"To enact a national health
insurance program."
REPORTING that Jewish Fed-
eration allocations to Jewish
education have increased by
"175 percent since 1976," the
delegates adopted a resolution
stating that the "quality and
effectiveness of Jewish educa-
tion is of the highest urgency
for Jewish communal life."
The resolution stated that
"Jewish schools are central to
the development of an informed
and committed Jewish commu-
nity" and that "there is grow-
ing reason that effective Jew-
ish education take place in
many settings."
Three noted scholars of the
five-day Assembly discussed
"Zionism: The Attack in the
United Nations and the Future
of the Jewish People."
The participants were Mr.
Emil Fackenheim, professor of
Philosophy at the University of
Toronto; Dr. Yehuda Bauer,
professor of the Hebrew Uni-
versity of Jerusalem; and Rabbi
Irving Greenberg, director of
the National Jewish Conference
Center, who served as G.A.
scholar-in-residence and headed
the convention's Shabbatom
program for delegates.
They discussed varying as-
pects and results in the short
period since passage of the
United Nations resolution.
THREE RELATED resolutions
on Zionism, terrorism and the
Arab boycott were also adopted.
The UN resolution equating
Zionism with racism was called
"a resurgence of virulent anti-
Semitism." Zionism was called
"the National Liberation Move-
ment of the Jewish people," and
the delegates decaring them-
selves as "prbud to identify
ourselves with the people of Is-
rael and to reaffirm our sup-
port for the Jewish religious
and cultural heritage that they
enshrine in nationhood."
Stating that the Jewish com-
munities of North America "do
not oppose Arab investments in
our countries," the resolution
on the Arab boycott declared
that "we will expose and combat
any use of such investments
that violate, that threaten basic
American democratic princi-
TERRORISM was bitterly
condemned and a resolution
called for "an international
compact of government to out-
law kidnapping, highjacking,
bombing, seizing hostages, as-
sassination, massacre, and other
barbaric practices which have
become frequent devices for
seeking political ends.''________
Red Penal Standards Shockingly Low
ditions in Soviet penal insti-
tutions "not only violate in-
ternational standards for the
treatment of prisoners, but
fail to achieve the standards
established in parts of do-
mestic corrective labor leg-
islation and theory," accord-
ing to a 154-page Amnesty
International report* ttiMUh-
ed here.
The illustrated report,
"Prisoners of Conscience in
the USSR: Their Treatment
and Conditions," shows how
many of the legal and penal
abuses are directed particu-
larly against political and
religious dissenters in the
Soviet Union.
THE REPORT charges that
"Jewish prisoners are frequent-
ly singled out for special abuse"
in Soviet prison and labor
camps, and quotes a statement
by a Jewish group of prisoners
in the Perm penal colony as
representative of many Jewish
prisoners' criticism on this sub-
Throughout, the report names
several well-known Jewish pris-
oners of conscience and dissen-
ters, such as Edward Kuznetsov,
Alexander Feldman, Alexander
Fainberg, Semyon Gluzman, Yo-
na Kolchinsky, Vladimir Bukov-
sky and Vladimir Gershuni, but
it does not deal with the plight
of Jewish prisoners or any
other minority as such.
INSTEAD, it arranges its evi-
dence and conclusions under
such headings as "articles of
Soviet criminal law which
restrict the exercise of funda-
mental human rights," "main-
tainance of prisoners" (giving
details of rations, "hunger re-
gimes" and medical care),, "re-
lationship between prisoners
and administration," "compul-
Hillel House Gainesville
Committee Is Formed
M&*5*5 communities
R *J.VSrael is necessary
ICeA^?ining the *
l*i&rT?n JewUh com-
r'Ktures hSh Ph'^hropic
N it ii.,.*lewWei neard
fcWn of fh "? Beneral
lifW. unt S Ulited Jewish
Ifc^PiwSh1600 miUion
Committee for Hillel House
Gainesville has been formed to
provide funds for renovation
and expansion of the B'nai
B'rith Hillel Foundation facility
at the University of Florida,
Gainesville campus. Civil lead-
ers and concerned individuals
from throughout the state are
serving on the Committee for
Hillel House Gainesville.
The announcement was made
by Mike Teitelbaum, M.D.,
president of the Florida State
Association of B'nai B'rith
Lodges, which endorsed the
project at its state convention
last May.
This is a statewide commu-
nity effort to raise $250,000 to
refurbish and remodel the Hil-
lel House at Gainesville which
was constructed in 1953," Dr.
Teitelbaum said
Expansion of kitchen and din-
ing facilities, administrative
offices, classrooms and the li-
brary is planned.
"Today thara are more than
3,000 Jewish students op the
Gainesville aaanptia, and the 22-
year-old structure can no long-
er effectively serve as the guid-
ance, educational, jeligious and
social center it was designed
as," according to Rabbi Stanley
Ringler, Florida regional direc-
tor of the B'nai B'rith Hillel
Beginnings of the Hillel
House at Gainesville were
sparked during the early 1940's
by Daytona Beach attorney
Louis Ossinsky, Sr., Jacksonville
attorney Morris Whitten and
Dr. Mathew Drosdoff, a profes-
sor in the university's College
of Agriculture.
With the enrollment boom at
the University of Florida fol-
lowing World War II, the Flor-
ida State Association acquired
land for a Hillel facility to pro-
vide for the growing number or
JewUh students. When military
buildings at nearby Camp
Blandmg were declared spi-orus.
B'nai Trrfrh mircrrasfd On* of
.them and had it *Hved to/the
Hillel site. >v
The continued growth of the
Jewish student population pre-
cipitated the need for a larger
and more permanent structure,
and a statewide Hillel House
building fund was established,
under the leadership of Ossin-
sky and Whitten, to raise funds
for the present facility.
sory detention in psychiatric
hospitals," and others.
Noting the absence of official
Soviet statistics on the subject,
the report estimates that there
are now at least 10,000 political
and religious prisoners in the
Soviet Union.
- THE REPORT, one of the
most detailed Amnesty has ever
produced on violations of hu-l
man rights in a single country,
was published simultaneously
in English, Dutch, German.
French and Swedish.
Starting with profiles of five
typical Soviet prisoners of con-
science among them Jewish
Aliyah applicant Alexander
Feldman from the Ukraine sen-
tenced to three and a half years
imprisonment in an intensified
regime corrective labor colony
after his Aliyah application.
The report analyzes the con-
ditions under which prisoners
are held in corrective labor in-
stitutions and psychiatric hos-
In a series of recommenda-
tions at the end of the report,
Amnesty urges Soviet author-
ities to undertake a program of
penal reform, starting with a
public discussion of the present
AS LONG as the day-to-day
working of the Soviet penal sys-
tem is treated as a state secret,
the report says, it will continue
to "generate suspicion and mis-
trust, certainly abroad and to
some extent within the Soviet
Union itself."
Amnesty indicates that recent
reports emanating from the
USSR suggest that "political
abuses of psychiatry is still be-
ing applied by the Soviets1.'^
The report quotes at lehgrq'a
statement by a Jewish group of
prisoners in Perm to the effect
that "the camp authorities in-
culcate nationalistic conflicts
and agitate other inmates
against Jews. KGB officers
stress in their conversations
with non-Jewish inmates that
all nationalities of the USSR
must take a stand against Jews,
particularly in labor camps.
AMNESTY stresses that "the
open contempt with which the
convictions of prisoners of con-
science are treated is not con-
ducive to their reeducation in
the spirit desired by the law.
"On the contrary, political
prisoners' experiences in cor-
rective labor institutions usual-
ly strengthen their dissident
convictions *y providing what
they regard as corroboration of
their criticisms of institutional-
ized illegality and arbitrariness
in their country."
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, December 5
Tough Time With Syria-INDOF or No
Top level government sourc-
es predict a prolonged ira-
iasse in negotiations with
Syriawhatever the Syrians
do about the Nov. 30 UNDOF
The sourcos saw little
hoptj for the negotiation of .1
second interim accord with
Syria since Israel could "of-
fer only cosmetic" bonier
changes within the COB
of an interui' Mat am*
even in the ooalBXl <>t a final
K settlement, would nev-
gree to a total withdrawal
from the Golan1 Heights
Chanukah: Its Ceremonies
Chanukah is a minor holiday
n our calendar, but one which
is widely observed. The beautv
if the Festival of Lights evi-
iences itself in its meaningful
customs and ceremonies. The
>pecial prayers and songs, tree
igfttipR" of the Chanukah can-
dles, the menorah, the splnnin'j
if the dreidle, the gifts and
Chanukah geldf. all are an inte-
gral part of these eight happy
Yet, the so-called modern
rend lias been away from cere-
noniats. In far too many of our
'eivish- homes the abandonment
if our religious rituals and cciv-
nonies is shocking, to say the
east, and this neglect does not
uigur well for our future con-
inaity unless religious leaders
and teachers, and members of
synagogues can make a con-
cerTWTefforr to sjcMewe a nrw
awareness of ceremonials and-
Their significance all vear round:
realize the role ceremonials do
play in our dalle lives. We stand
at attention when we hear the
national anthem We salote the
flag of our countrv to show de-
ference to the principles it re-
fleets. We observe Independence
Day and thus pay our respect to
the Founding fathers of our na-
All these are ceremonials.
Women wear wedding bands as
a symbol of their love and devo-
tion. These are obvious and
time-honored ceremonials It is
not a sign of imellecroal super*
iority for an American to for*
s.ike or ignore tft*-customs an 1
ceremonies of the American
SO ALSO in Judaism cere-
monies have become fixed
means of conveying certain
ideals and commemorating his-
and not only on a specific or tolic events. The customs and
solated occasion like Chanukah. ..
irtuals enhance the imagination
I WONDER how many of us by giving content and concrete-
Shalom Memorial Park To Be
Dedicated and (loiisecratecl
X.nnerous legislative and re-
igious leaders of the North
Palm Beach community will
.larttcipate in the dedication
and consecration services at
Shajom MeWiO:ial Park. Palm
Beach County's firs* cemetery
dedicated exclusively to the
needs of the Jewish commu-
nity, on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 1:30"
Heading the list of digrnra-
. ies will be State Senator l*tl
Lewis; State Represents i"e
Tom Lewis, chairman of the
Palm Beach County Legislative
Comrnltteer and County Com-
missioner Robert Culpepper,
chairman of the Paftn Beach
County Commission.
Representing the Rabbinical
Council of Palm Beach County
will be Rabbi Sheldon J. Harr,
president; Rabbi Fmanuel Ei-
senberg, vice president; Rabbi
William H. Shapiro, secretary,
and Rabbis Max b. l-'onnan and.
Ilyman Fishman.
The traditional G'nua cere-
mony will be performed bv
Uahbi Hyman Fishman. Cantor-
Nicholas Ferrakel w*H deihor
the memorial prayer.
Shalom administrator Mack
lieu! explained, "The dedica-
ti m and consecration of the
first cemetery dedicated
clualaaly to the needs of the
.lewish comnainitv is a sacrrd
and historical occasion for ,,ll
members of the Jewish faith."
Frefd pointed oar that "Straw
lorn Memorial Park was built to
meet ao urgent oommun.rv
need. Palm Bearh County's
Jewish population has been
growing steadily in recent
yean. The time had come for-a
cemetery dedicatt I rving
the needs of all Jewish
pie ."
Question Box
Why is- saioida forbidden
ia Jewish- lattt
Generally speaking, one who
commits suicide defrk-t the en-
thority of the Almighty, who is
th* ultimate owner of both
min's body and his soul. The
Talmud (Baba Kama 91 :B) in-
terprets the verse in Genesis
(9i5) which states -I will seek
a reckoning for your blood" to
mean that the Almlghtv will
seek a reckoning from any man
who stnlte his own btoo4.4f.tae
general rule of Judaism is to
value life, this requirement in-
clades vektinfr one's own life.
AI person who dees not value
hil own life would have little
repaid for anyone else's life or
lilt in general. A question is
raised by some as to why
martyrdom would be allowed
whereas suicide would be pro-
hibited. They answer this by ex-
plaining that martyrdom is
somethina which is in conform-
ity with-God's wttt bemuse it
spares the desecration ofc His
majer coiaavindnx-nts. Suicide,
onthe-otlawihand, is not an act
in conformity with God's will
Martyrdom is an act of gen-
erosity where one offers his life
under certain circumstance
the DiTtne nurpose. Suicide, in
contrast, is a selfish act violat-
ing manV commitment to life
which was .prescribed bv the
Almighrv. A genuine suicide, if
it can be nroven'te be genuine,
would strip the deceased from
his rights of eulogv. mourning,
etc. However, consideration is'
usually given bv the rabbis to
the understanding that .whoever
commits suicide is mentally
disabled. Thus, he might be con-
sidered as acttng under the com-
pulsion' of* forces wtrtctt over-
come him and make- him ir-
responsible for his action* It.
Is, for that reason, therefore,
that suicide victims are given
proper burial and are mourned
according to Jtish liw.
to othaci act ideas
and sanctions. Religuws doctrine
needs to be supplemented b\
observances and nicturesque
methods to teach us lessons and
give us ethical and moral ex-
amples. To practice these cere-
monials we are bound to
strengthen our religious moor-
ings and broaden our base of
The Sabbath make* us-cognii'.-
ant that we arc the handiwor!.
of (.oj. The Day of Atonement
(Yom Kippm) impresses us
with the import.ince of self
improvement. Judaism call*
upon us to show our apprecia-
tion for what is otherwiso takerr
for granted and regarded as
cornnwnplaee. We therefore
recite special pi aim on awak-
ening from sleep, on partaking
of a meal, sharing in some en-
joyment, and the Irk** The pio
Jew attache* the Divine namr
and command (tin? mezuxnh) to
the-doorpost, so-tharm his home-
Cod and duty are entwined and
THK TZIT7JT remind him
that his life must be one of
purity. The Tellilm phylac-
teries) signify that his heart,
mind and hand are one with
God. On retinue to r*d at night,
the Jew prayerfully commits his
soul to the Almighty's care bv
reciting tht "Krrat Sh'ma l"i>-
on arising in the morrrimr he
thanks his Creator for restoring
his soul. The. Jewish narent
pledges the male child to Torah
the mania.;, canopy (chupah)
and good deeds tntaasim tovrrn)
at the B:itb Milan rlttial and
parent names nil newborn
daughter in itxr araagngae
an actiofcaonseovatton to God*
Judaism dies not sav "Do
these acts, they ae holv." If
-ays make every act holv. Every
obieet in natnre; every human
expeileuee rails of God's nowr.
goodness and gto***:
TO TTIOSE who would den\
the mBanlngfulnssi I our Jew
ish religious cu ;toms and cere
monies, to. the**. uho will not
wear Tallitor r>rov?r -mm*, or
who feel that our >ld lit-
tuls and pra^jcea tsQtte
or are of no- cranaqaance^ I
should like to port out that
these same iconoeia ts,, strange-
1' enough with retnarlubla in-
consiatenov, will rush to lodge
meetings to-brdeck thwns
in all sorts of ru\d uni-
They wiit. wMtoot 1 omnium
under^m varied rituals and- rite
in infttattnn crrcv.urirs. They
will paTad'' in costtcon and
nibos of- office to show their
rank or status.
A soldier can |ual m-. easily
Ira a gun in ntrilian clothes.
Howe\'er, he waa to remind him t all times that I
be is senirw in the armedi
forces of his coun
The Jew adW"r to his- cus-
kHna and ceTrtnonf,s to makei
him a paifof Iris ,t t0 p^,
hinr a reaaorr ftrr living and to^
aispire him to future idemlficn-
tion with hts- pennle. As a result. 1
Judaism has survived for cen-
turies under the mosr nth-erse
Through dmmrm to and un-i
durstanding. the rcae- of trndi-(
tions. wo shall-vrit'r continue to sing and pray "Ami
Yisraol Ch-i,-' The peorn* of<
lral Hvnat
positions there appears to be no
value at this time for
either interim negotiations or
negotiation.^ for an overall
. the sources
Th, J that the
United States does not accept
Israel's reading of the situation
ami i^- vigorously pressing w
interim negotiations on the Go-
lan once the UNDOF mandate
is renewed.
Secretary of State Henry A.
Kissinu ; has made the Amer-
ican position clear on more than
one occasion and Washington
has been pressing Premier Yitz-
hak Rabin to make an early
visit to the U.S. to explore pos-
sibilities for Golan talks. Rabin
has eschewed the imitation and
is not expected to po to Wash
ington before the latter half of
Jaiaaarv at the earliest.
The government sources
stressed, however, that the U.S.
wag SOBHnlttad in writing, to
continue its support of Israel
even, if no agreement can be
reached on the Golan Heights.
THE SOURCE? said the conv
mitment was part of the Amer-
ican package offered Israel in
return for last September's Si
nai accord with Egypt even
though it does not appear among
the documents "leaked" and.
later officially confirmed in
Washington during recent Con-
gressional hearings on tl
pact. '
Thus. Israeli sour
the U.S. will nut undertake 1
other "teasawsnu-nfofi,;,1
die Last policy even if ft-,
appointed by a Golan faiW
American ooaunitraenti to
rael will remain firm at
until after the 1976 Preside
elections, which means thar
rael is in effect assunsd of 1
support for its present politic
positions for another IS mon
the sources said.
The sources did not _
the outbreak of another M_
war in that nrriod. a risk
obviously falls on Israel
from the political-strategic v
point, Israel would find it
a comfortable situation if
were to break out. the sour
THEY maintained that thai
waa one of the benefits of
Sinai accord with Egsnt out i_
which Israel expects to recall
substantial military and
nomic aid from the U.S.
Ismeli optimism that
will agree to renew the UNB
mandate was bolstered by
ports that UN Secretary
Kurt Waidheim is "hopeful":
that his present mission for thai
purpose wiH succeed. Wa!*|
henn was in Damascus thai
other Mideast states and is epj
were also reports that the So-I
viet Union is trying to persuade I
Syria to renew the U>'DOE|
Kahanc Says He Doesn't
Get Ilispanies Riletl Up
eral Judge Jack B. Weinstein
has ordered that a deputy
t'-iitr-d States Marshall accom-
pany Rabbi Meir Kahane. the
f'Hinder of the Jewish Defense
league, whenever he leaves his
confinement in a Manhattan
half-way house.
U.S attorney David Trager
said that the order is an 01U:
growth of Kihane's appearance
in the Borough Park section of
Brooklyn, where hi- was accused1
of incrensinp tensions between'
the Jeeriss and Hispanic com-
Eleanor Holmes Norton. I
chairman of the New York Ot
Commission on Human RiglM !
wrote a letter to Weinstein silt-
ing the- courf to look into "* I
rious- ahnws" by Kahane of Its |
special prfvileg-s-
Kahane isn allowed out tiro I
times- a day- for- prayers and tf |
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Kosinski's Latest Book I
Leaves Is Breathless
JERZY KOSIN8KI. Cockpit. Boston: Houston
' MUfl n. 1975. ^.W.
"Cod I'"'" brines us to the outer reaches of
human experience. Koslnski. author of "The
IS Bird" "J ""*" n** Nationa' B0(,k
Award winnevi. nrcserrs us with a fng'itenina-
lv intimat- view of a depersonalized Individual.
Tarden. who f-H no remorse at Imfmsing
brutal lifr sit'iations upon unwary prey.
In an Imaginative and dorln-.r scheme, tie
c?canes fron hi* birthplace, a totalitarian East-
ern European nation. He flee* to the Went, and
becnivs an inf HiRence-*Bh<
TARDEN SOON tires of" this vocation. His
remed'' is shrewdly to erase" hi* presence from
gnrenrrient files. ThroughoutTh? -rest of the
novel he moves about sans his real' Identity.
Tarrlen cannot survive With one identity as
do the rest of us. The eontrol over Others that
he ip ives "ii necessitates changing bis modus
opcrandi according to the type of person he
tabes tn control.
IIF DOF.S <> vlt'i ms?. Nothing is predict
,-pL\ He pWpOfrgt-s eoil!W2 und-r his un-v-
p.ct.-l demands ol perverse an I indulgm:
; > Itv.
fjrden's pbssssion with ebtitrol locks him
into a world of his own making. He constantly
line Mn-s hit faculties, from flawless photo-
graphic memory to unbelievable physical con-
He maintains several artfrtm-nts, ach fitted
with numerous locks and expensive surveillance
equipment. He becomes a victim nf his own
bnrbadtv. A human being sn completely out
of tou-h with normal human emotion that he
survives onlv from one atrocity to the next.
THE MOST shocking aspect of the book
is that wenre one with Tarden, the" narrator.
Kosinski glues us to his side, brings us inside
his mind und faVg w to re8ct a, he j^j,
Lacking Tarden's- detachment, we emote at what
hu cannot. ,
'Cockpit" maybe Kosinski's overreaction to
those controls everted upon him throughout
his own life with hs anguished .Jewish be-
ginnings. Like the child in "The Painted Bird '
and the young man in "Steps," he suffered
enough physical tortures, political pressures
and military strictures to destroy most men.
Brutality, sex and violence have become
Kosinski's trademarks. He leaves us breathless
rnd speechless as he rac^s from climax to
climax asxjuhlng, raping and killing.
I'nhelievaMe SUtfetirs Detail
While Collar Crime Increase
IN' THK pis- lew months. President Ford has
nWn two hnrd swings at Americas nor
Ion crime iMMWi. In Apiil. sneaking M
Yale, he cam" down hesvv for mandatory pris-
on sentences for those goUtv of various violent
cri-ars and took a strong stand artibst pf~s
ha -gaining. In June, he titled Congress to act
affirmatively on Ms docket of proposed court
reforms with special stress on the-need to coir.' vfbitms.
Occimvinu Hint pov.evful nulpit in the Whit-
Honss. Mr. Ford is quit? right topoood< it a-
an tvpression of his own and his countrymen's
angnigh aver toe perennial crime wave'fbat
won't .va awav. He sV am the'ifinrt nmdarn
I'lvsutent to i.-.k8.aim-at'thismnnwerand likely
not the last
BACK INVIW.^reiMrtfJJotasiMlMfc^Btf
'7 ^'W had grown Into-, a public malady
nen he callcd-on Cong.-aa't pass his"*afe
:lrcets" bill Thar nation* a*tharmm wetrihav-
'- ad harvest, rearing the growth sown by
JWutad demands for human -equably and by
"* civil ferment proliferating from despair
over \ fetnarn,
th V'Cn '"'''>i,lt"nt Nixon moved ahead towards
"e Presidency, he boosted to top prioritv his
J'-'-' to wipe out crime in the streets. Attor-
2 ''-";'i John Mitchell teamed up with
>. vowing tn carry out that promise. Let us
m' the curtain of charity over that now.
NOW PRESIDENT Ford, free of domestic
dis'iffertion owl- Vietnam and not held respon-
sible for crimes committed in the name of
Watergate, is trying vigorously to advance his
proposals for stern measures. But his protected
remedies are not well received by many who
h*" wrcatled for years with the legislative,
judicial, and social aspects of the disease.
Mr. Ford's critics maintain t*tat<'mandatory
sentences' Nock correction- programming with-
out accompanying gains for a-"satiety in need
ofprowcuon. Moreover; the President wastak-
inguaiin-'at federal crimes'whereas intraatate
criminality appears to be the heart' of the
"One^-wonders, also. **heth-rTeeht'F>reri-
f1^*!^^r*W^enrl^agnlrld' anoY-serioMsne** of
outrages*- branded >as %hit#-eoHar^wime" by
'TN-A'STUDY of cases IrTvWvWy some 150
corporations. 160 corpora t? exotlitlves. 40
stockbrokers. 16H government employes, and
a host of political figures and lawyers. Nader
has told the Senate Subcommittee on Criminal
Laws and Procedures that- the media "high-
light robberies-as majo- events, yet the
WMti-toflaf wltnimil inside The" fcak; threngh
f-nnd fnd-eTTbezrtfmem.' tank'six 'th!* moe
money in fiscal 1973 than did the holdup men."
Orthodox E\^e
TW(> NEW YORK Orthodox Jews, agreeing that Orthodox Jew
ry. as a communitv. is g.rurally ignored by radio and tele-
vision, have expressed totally opposing views about the proposi-
tion that steps should be taken to correct the situation.
The debaters were l>r. Bernard Fryshman. chairman of th;
enwvmsKion on legislation and civic action of Agudath Isri)e!
and Martin Waxman. a cradnatt of Mesifta Torah Vodaath. Iden-
tified as a freelance iotirnal'st and advertising topvwriter. Tht
nresenfd their view* in "The Jewish Observer,'' the publica-
tion of Agudath Israel.
OR. FRY8HMAN cited theresultf of a survey of Jewish
intere-st nrogrammina on radioand TV stations in the New Yef
Metropolitan area made bv the commisrion. He rep^.ted that
In week- of more than 123 hours of broadcasts and t-lecaat-.
''programs of interest to the .?ewih communitv tynically avei
age no more than 13 minutes a- weekfier station (with a ft".
significant exceptions)."
He concluded t*at "to and television station:
in the area, the Orthodox bearish community is virtually lin-
ONE''RESULT, he aawrted. has been that "self-appoint- '.
spokem*n. without any eonstiw-ncy or following, have oSe -
bren able to tetallv mlsrepreinf the attitudes of the Orthodo-.
Jewish communiy on issnes of compelling public interest."
In an apparent reference to Orthodox Jewa accused of amis.
of patients and theft of public ftmds in nursing bo-"" operatian-
Or Frvshman declared that "stories regarding malefactors w'i
happen to be Orthodox have grren the communitv an evt;e'* 1
bad image as a result of the absence of any positive exposure"
of the Orthodox community.
HE ALSO contended that styles and modes of behavior of
young people, us portreved on television, "never mirror the
sedate behavior of Orthodox Jewish young" and that there Was
"ample evidence that this has a negathe impact on some of
our young people."
He said that radio and TV officials, in respond to Questions
on the probljm. have said ther was no sine'^ J-nresentative ol
the Orthodox Jewish community and that "splinter groups 1
Orthodox Jews would demand "eowal time" fo-* their viewpoint-.
and that, to the degree that the Orthodox Jewhrh approach was
reliamus. as well as cultural, nther religious groups also wcxi!
demand epual time.
OR. FRY8HMAN contended thar groups Mich as Agudnt.-
Israel mnld me their "good offices to establish an umbrella
gTMlpthat would enstire that the nicture of th- Orthodox .l\' -
ssh community" for madia projection Mir both-realistic and ilm
viisailv acceptable."
Comroenting"that "thet'lmmoseKMat haS become acceptabh
as a-aubject of Prhreisteo prerams.'*:he asked "is it mt tins
that the" religlmts also1 hecttnesHaccepwble?^^ said one ste
that could be taken would'bl under tba Federal Communicatian i
ComminRton pibUo-aereice rwle "for tenawal ol-licenses of rsali'i
i'andTV-artos,aaddlng"waf vtewallv the1 onl\ public gr*i '
v-whJeh'hafl noiaaa*iedirs. rights under that rille has been fh*
' Orthodox'iJewMh communitv.
lOr^rTWhmansstread tbwnhe^dld'noc mean to eneourig
the Hewmg'Of TV-amenp~Oithodox Jews, declaring h^' n
"well aware" HE SAID the purpose of his statement was 'to stimuli.-
discussion and action" to induce the media to take "OOfBtttaac
of the strength, numbers and \ italitv of the Torah world" dnd
in the belief that "the wild, animal-like behaxior" projected b
. the arndtomnd TV media should be 'moderated by civilizing fcn-
flnes./in 'general."
.I'Vidav, lx-ct'inlTcr S. V*i> f*!*>! IhrHlihit Page
Walter Mattto: HwWc Be^mnlngs, 1o Heart tak, to Stardom
m,..... Hollywood
\\ I-IKK MATTHAU portrays the tragicomic role
wh ""'I ^'""^ H",frmker. former league-pitcher
booze has nush"d down to such menial chor~?
NVu's l'"1;"n,t'nanCC- '" the moti Picture "The Bad
' s "iis." now competed at Paramount Studios.
'" n ,n ^-\ear-old Bill Lancaster, son of Ihn
. 'l yam concerns a group of bumbling misfit
ri im ',"" "**'** bv <""h:diuilen "**ibW' Mhr-
;m J'" Mvihning b-K^R^^m.-^ren-i-nefwetf-hv
o\..m"" "ly nolshot Players as pint-sized Tatum
^PRODUCER STANLEY R. Jaff?. who in 16S
net,,- V'/-h ''arry Pe*Jrc to make the controversial
' '"HKiuye, Catiimhus." at the age of 30. fo-
fi ,,, 'vas rrelftdent of Paramount, now again
' Jixm-Jent. selected the script bv Lancaster,
H- '', c ,heme ab*ut winning or loktoir anrtgued
Direct u""'V or nnrther.
tu be 0| M,clel Ritchie comments. "You don't h
oaseball fan to respond to "The Bad News

Bents. -In--fait, eou "dont -haee -to-know anythvos
about the pmt. H U the story about losers over-
coming their handieggs."
MATTHAU, in spite of his athletic bearing Rlf-
' frrimj a *\-drd >roh*r* f"W veaM" Sgo, ail his life
n;iu to aevecome King a loser. Born In Ktw York
so-v,e 51 fears ago. the son of poor Jewish immi-
aramt be grew up unJer dire owcumatances. with
liis mother the sol "norter of the family after the
falhei bad deserted them.
Unable to paV th- r.Tit. mriTW R*rc moved with
her clan from tenement to tenement to keep alive
t 'i another day.
Walter started to earn a living when he was
nin\ stllini.' soft drinks during intermission at an
East Side Yiddish theater at the age of 11. Dream-
ing of becoming a writer or even actor, he was given
a small part in a farce entitled, "The Dish-
wisher." n tting him 50 cents a performance.
*ATt>flW\fee Par* IHuh School, he ferformed in
plays ana simultaneously scored in basketball, soc-
c-r. fack and swimming. After graduating, he strug-
eled to make a meager living until Uncle Sam hired
him as an army air force man in World War II.
Serving as ridio-gU"*T in bombers over Europe
p-tied hfnr- sit batfie stars and the rank of staff
serg 'ant. Disc^a'g.d from the service late in 1945,
Manbatt enrolled at Envin Piscator New School in
\'< w York, with Rod Steigcr, Tony Curtis, Harry
QuardJno and Qene Sacks among his fellow studentr
in the dramatic work 1 nop.

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r*, o-.W.j^j,
and the
American Jewish Community
in Strength and Unity
at the
United Jewish Appeal's National Conference
December 10-13,1975
New York Hilton
of the
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