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:
February 13, 1976
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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University of Florida
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eJewisti riondlian
Number 4
in conjunction with Th Jewish Federation of P.lm Beach County
Palm Beach County, Florida ~- Friday, February 13. 1976
Price 25 cents
enbrun, World News Commentator, on Forum
tion's tenth annual
nunity Forum will
|id Schoenbrun on
[29, at 8:15 p.m. at
first all media
s commentator,
bas been reporting,
[and writing about
world affairs for
iree decades and
of America's first
after Pearl Har-
distlnguishsd ea-
rn has served as
fficer for General
North Africa and
Europe and as chief correspon-
dent of CBS News in Paris and
Washington for almost 20 years.
Tickets for the fourth pro-
gram on the lecture series will
be available at the door of Sen-
ter Hall for $3; student admis-
sion is $1. Doors open at 7:15
p.m. Seatmg is not reserved,
but everv effort will be made
to assure seating for subscrip-
tion ticket holders.
The Forum will conclude on
Man;h 14 with the appearance
of Rabbi 'Hare Tanenbaum, na-
tional inter-religious affairs di-
rector of the American Jewish
'deast Clouds
her Over Visit
Rabin Here
>e Freed
I Conference on Soviet
[and the Greater New
inference on Soviet Jew-
fted that they had learn-
I Aleksandr Tsatskis. a
activist in Kiev, has
anted a visa to join his
who immigrated to Is-
#kis, a 26-year-old stu-
[was forcibly separated
Jus family when his par-
Hid brother were per-
to leave for Israel.
I "AJ> denied an exit visa
Kc". J972 for "security
, and became the target
If m,lnt and repeated ar-
I or z'onist activities."
MJCSJ also reported that
UrtJT aPPrently has
IK '? Irma Cherniak
P apphed for one in
*?* NCSJ, Cheraiak.
and profosaor at
^ty utsjjj.
, afer he applied for
*Va,0r operator.
The Cabinet held its political
debate on foreign policy and
defense on che eve of Pre-
mier Yitzhak Rabin's depart-
ure for the United States.
The Premier's visit his
third since taking office and
the second to be officially
designated a State visit
was described here and in
Washington as an attempt to
develop a common U.S. Is-
raeli strategy in pursuit of
a Middle East peace settle-
ment and to renew the mo-
mentum of negotiations.
WHAT emerged from the Cabi-
net session was the sense of
uncertainty that clouds the
Middle East situation and bi-
lateral relations between Israel
and the U.S.
The situation in Lebanon,
where a Syrian-sponsored cease-
fire went into effect, is unclear
and there is mounting concern
here that events in Lebanon will
hereafter be controlled by the
Syrians with the balance of
power in that country shifting
from moderates to extremist
supporters of the PLO.
Relations with Washington are
also under a cloud. Israeli cir-
cles are disappointed by the
news that the Ford Administra-
tion will request $500 million
less in aid for Israel next year.
A CERTAIN tension has aris-
en over reports that even State
Department officials in Wash-
ington were surprised that the
Administration'! aid out plans
were leaked at a time when the
Administration is taking pains
CtiSHMi on Page 14 .,.
Ford, Rabin
In Rain
President Ford and Israeli
Premier Yitzhak Rabin
pledged continuing coopera-
tion and friendship for a
just and durable peace in
the Middle East during a
formal ceremony in a heavy,
cold rain on the White House
lawn. The two leaders, stand-
ing bare-headed, spoke of
their desire to work together
for a solution to the Arab-
Israeli conflict.
Following the 27-minute
ceremony, attended by 2,368
specially-invited guests who
stood under umbrellas, the
two leaders went into the
White House for the first of
their two meetings on Am-
erican-Israeli relations and
developments in the Middle
East diplomatic process.
AFTER his 80-mfnute meet-
ing with Ford. Rabin went to
Continued on Page 14 t '
CJA-IEF Response Reflects
Heightened Campaign Activity
A heightening of activity in all campaign units and
areas is evident in pledge reports to date. In his first offi-
cial report as of February 1, general campaign chairman
Stanley Brenner has announced a total of advance gifts of
$341,000. This represents a rise in the number of new con-
tributors and increased gifts from regular contributors.
Brenner attributed the promising early returns to sound
planning by campaign leaders, emphasis on face-to-face
solicitation and community awareness of Israel's critical
needs in light of its worsening economy and international
political isolation.
Especially encouraging has
been the response of new resi-
dents in condominium develop-
ments including Century Vil-
lage, Fountains, Cresthaven, Vil-
lage Royale-on-the-Green, Lake
Clarke Gardens, Golden Lakes,
Poinciana Place,, Lakeside Vil-
l"."". Covered Bridge and
Typical of growing support
was a first-time fund-rasing ef-
fort at the Fountains initiated
by David Uchill at which more
than $30,000 was raised and
plans made for further solicita-
A meeting of workers at Vil-
lage Royale-on-the-Green or-
ganized bv Aaron Brodsky drew
a crowd of nearly 200. Plans
are also under way for a com-
munitywide effort in Boca Ra-
With the completion of its
educational phase and workers
training, the Women's Division,
headed by Mrs. Cynnie List, is
now selectively assigning pros-
pects in all units and readying
for active solicitation.
Organizational meetings are
scheduled for mid-February by
leaders of the Physicians, Busi-
ness / Commercial. Attorneys,
Professional and Realtor/Con-
struction Divisions.
In reviewing the campaign
progress to date, Brenner ex-
pressed optimism that the $1.5
million goal can be reached if
the present pace of the cam-
paign is maintained.
Boca Raton Organizes
For CJA-IEF Campaign
Stirred by international
threats to Israel, the Jewish
community of Boca Raton is
completing plans for a commu-
nitywide effort on behalf of
Federation's Combined Jewish
Appeal-Israel Emergency Fund
Campaign. The involvement of
this rapidly growing community
is a demonstration of Jewish
unity at a crucial juncture in
the history of world Jewry.
Serving as chairman of the
Boca division of the 1976 cam-
paign will be H. Gordon Brown.
An attorney and relative new-
comer to Boca Raton, he headed
the UJA drive in his former
community of Clearwater.
To assist Brown In conduct-
ing the campaign, the Federa-
tion has made available the pro-
fessional services of Leonard
Sebrans as campaign associate.
Sebrans will be based in Boca
Raton for the period of the
Community leaders active in
the formation of a campaign
committee representative of the
community and still in forma-
tion include Carl Bernstein, Max
Debrovner, Max Drill, Dorothy
Fleegler, Ina Frank, Isaac Gluck-
man, Ben Jaffee, Ida Herst,
David Kend, Lt. Col. Ben Lake,
Dr. Alan Marcovitz, Morris
Robinson, Fred Samuels, Gary
Schultz, Be mice Shankerman,
Saul Slossberg, Don Snyder, Elie
Spector, David Stein, Betty
Stone, Frank Titelman, Ben
Volen and Lenore Wachtel.
Lending full support to the
CJA-IEF campaign and the com-
mittee are Rabbi Norman Men-
del, Temple Beth El of Boca
Raton; Rabbi Benjamin Rosayn,
Temple Eternal Light; and Rab-
bi Nathan Zelizer, B'nai Torah

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Tto *ewteH'FJortari o/ Palm Be*sh County
I'll i 'i i" '
<*ktcy^February 13, i97J
m Hornstein To Be Honored >ndl ofierh,![omeu
?, At UJA Federation Dinner
Benjamin Hornstein, who for
more than SO years has had a
remarkable career of leadership
in Jewish philanthropy, will be
honored at a dinner sponsored
by the Palm Beach Committee
of th" United Jewish Appeal of
Greater New York, Inc., on
Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Break-
T^ announcement was made
by H. Bert Mack, chairman of
the joint campaign of the UJA
ariH f-
-ation of Jewish Phil-
"Ben Hornsttin's extraordin-
ary record of Service to human-
ity deserves our recognition,
and it will be n pleasure and a
privilege for his many friends
to have thrs occasion to evpress
t^eir aff"Ction and esteem."
Mack said.
Hornstein has participated in
a multitude of civic, cultural
and humanitarian organizations
and projects: as a founder of
the Unifd Jewish Appeal and
the JeWfth Theological Semi-
nan-; as honorary vice presi-
dent of t>> Fed -ration's Asso-
chtd YV YWHA's; as elector
of the Spanish-Portuguese Syna-
gosue: as a Fellow of Brandeis
UnivrSitv; and as member of
the Israel Bonds Prime Minis-
t is Hub. IT--* has b-en cited by
N-w York University and the
*"vrt Einstein College of Medi-
A former resident of New
York and Baltimore. Hornstein
hi b* -n activa as vice presi-
dent of the Palm Beach Coun-
t-v (l"b.
Report Rabin Met With CIA
WASHINGTON (JTA) The Middle East diploma-
tic process appeared to be President Ford's main emphasis,
while the measure of U.S. financial backing to Israel seem-'
ed to be Premier .Yitzhak Rabin's immediate concern in
their meetings here.
The financial difference centers on the reductions of
the Administration^ recommendation that military support
to Israel drop from -31.5 billion this fiscal year to $1 billion
in the new fiscal year starting Oct. 1.
THE DIPLOMATIC discus- Simcha Dinitz.
cisions deal with toe oext steps
under U. guidance without
any "hiatus" as Ford has pub-
licly put it.
Seekine to have the $500 mil-
lion restored, Rabin took the
unusual action pf meeting with
outgoing CIA director William
Colby and his successor, George
Bim*i The meeting was at the
residence of Israeli Ambassador
The CIA is charged with pro-
viding estimates on the relative
military strength of Israel and
its Arab neighbors. Rabin was
said to have told Colby and
Bush that U.S. estimates are
inaccurate regarding both Is-
rael's military power and the
continually imoroving military
strength ef its Arab neighbors.
IT HAS lone been seen here
that the Arab nations acquiring
Soviet. Euronean and American
arms are upsetting the mititary
balance to Israel's disadvant-
age. The reduction in U.S. mili-
tary aid to Israel, together with
inflation that further reduces
the purchasing cower Of the fi-
nancial package, is considered
as weakening Israel
The Defense Department, to
which the CIA reports its find-
ings, is technicalh- responsible
lor the military aid recommen-
dation, in the new U,S. budget.
However, all branches of the
government concerned with for-
eign afiaics ere jointly involved
in the recommendation It ap-
peared that the Rabin meeting
with the CIA chiefs was with
th approval of the President.
Borders Opened Up to Refugees
TEL AVIV (TA) Defense Minister Shimon Peres
has instructed the army to open Israel's northern borders
to Christian refugees from Lebanon. The invitation was
broadcast by Israel's Arabic language transmitters, but
no roiygees have 50 for appeared .at any of the trder posts.
The move was -regarded.
however, as a timely b.u-
m.'initarian gesture and wan
taken after top level discus-
sions in response -to appeals
from various Christian reli-
gious and secular institu-
tions in Israel. Refugees
from Lebanon could expect
to find shelter in the Maro-
nite Christian communities
in northern Israel.
PRRE.> visited settlements
in Galilee. He said Syria now
11 decisi'e influence in
> ion through the introduc-
ti f the Syrian-commanded
Pal. .tin Liberation Army that
is pa; iling the ceasefire. How-
1 >rding to Peres, the
I f the PLA in Leba-
non does not change the secu-
infcv situation, lie said Israeli
-forces would have no difficulty
dealing with the PLA should
that become necessary.
Israeli sources have been
informed by Lebanese villagers
t'lat elamenu of the PJLA have
be n spotted on the northern
ban!-s of the Litani River but
have not crossed to the south-
ern bank which would bring
them closer to the Israeli lines.
southern Lebanon remains un-
der terrorist control and that
Lebanese army units have not
returned to the positions they
forr*r CBS commentator
Sunday, '"bruary t9,0 9:15 p.m.
2815 N. Flogier Drive, West Palm Beach
Individual Program S3
Student Admission $1
it's a /2*d*ration
SCHOOL An indopondont
nancy offering fuM-dey
program of Judaic and secular
todies from p
through 7th grade.
Launches 'Shalom* Project
To celebrate its first birth-
day, the Palm Beach Unit of
National Council of Jewish
Women is launching a new proj-
ect. "Shalom of Palm Beach
The "Shalom" project will be
staffed by NOW volunteers to
welcome new Jewish families
into the area with a kit con-
taining information about all
local Jewish institutions, organ-
izations and activities. Also in-
cluded are maps, general cul
tural event brochures, and
traditional challah.
During its first year th
NCJW unit sponsored the fin
Seder held at Darcy Hall fa
Jewish patients. Some memben
serve as kidnev-naticm driven
others work with Planned
enthood, and recently they u
abh to place the most recta
Russian emigrant in a
training program.
Mrs. Doris Singer is presides
of the Palm Beach Unit for tg
second year.

/ *
Orovitz and Fleeman Named]
To Direct HUC-JIR Centennii
evacuated notwithstanding the
ceasefire and the end of the
fighting, for the time being at
According to the informants,
civil administration has ceased
to function in the region and
Christians who fled their homes
in Moslem dominated villages
are still taking shelter in Ma-
ronite communities.
The invitation extended to
Christian refugees was not ex-
pected to bring an influx into
Israel but rather to underscore
the fact that Israel takes a
greater interest in their plight
than Christian communities
IT WAS noted here that
neither the Vatican nor such
Catholic countries as France,
which has historical ties with
Lebanon, raised their voices
on behalf of the Christian
minority during the Lebanese
ci\il war.
Sources here recalled that
when the Jordanian army was
decimating the Palestinian ter-
rorists in 1070, more than 120
of them fled to Israel and sur-
rendered rather than face
slaughter by their fellow Arabs
Two prominent Southern Flor-
idians, both leaders in the Re-
form movement in Judaism,
have be*n named to direct the
Centennial observance program
in Florida for the Hebrew Union
College-Jew ish Institute of Re-
Max Orovitz, business execu-
tive, attorney and philanthrop-
ist, will be chairman for activ-
ities for the entire stats, and
David B. Fleeman. also a philan-
thropist and head of Fleeman
Builders, will be in charge of
events in Southern Florida.
Both are residents of Miami
Beach and members of Tempi
Israel of Greater Miami.
The programs that
an1 Fleeman will direct indi
a maior series of events on!
dav. March 7- when a dinn
and i iiianalian will be held 1
Miami aaBJ MHaami Meach.
Vai*stui Qtogasw. throtgh
the will dnaw to this area pr
neat scholar* in a wide farid
of diectchncs who will
tocxcsovttal *et only to tke if
ish inlimit, hot to the
ZOA President^
Tempered with Disappointmei
Dr. Joseph P. Sternstein,
president of the Zionist Organ-
ization of America, tempered
his expression of gratification
at the recent U.S. veto in the
Security Council with an ex-
pression of "disappointment and
regret" at the evnlanatorv re-
marks Riven hv U.S. Ambassa-
dor Daniel P. Moynihan to the
UN and the State Department
'The explanation that the
'resolution would have blocked
a auver and tested way to a
settlement in favor of one that
would not have worked' is dis-
turbing," said Dr Sternstein. "in
that it makes no mention of the
fact that the vetoed resolution
attempted to give the Arabs
non-existent rights to the area
*ruoh as hwad and thus in [
f-ct "win intemetioml sew"
for-the efforts to disestabB
the Jewish State."
Dr. Sternstein felt that
soeech was an attempt by
Administration to d.monstn
even-handedness "and thisj*
nk-d With the unnreceort"
budaet-makinK practice
nottneing now that it will
aid to Israel in 1977. makes i
see this as an attempt to r
pease the Arabs for the "j
veto," he said.
"It is all clearly designed]
pressure Israel to make fur"
tmH^fmnH concessions." said
Apartments I
tu etionoue rT
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Sarnet of A J Committee
Jo Discuss the Arab Boycott
Thejavish Fioridkm of Palm Bwdt CQunty
Page 3
Sevmoiir Samet. national di-
-t0r of the .1 stic affairs
Apartment of the American
Beach, it was announced
Arthur Leibovit, president.
Eederalioii Resettlement Committee
To Sponsor Russian Refugees

iJewJsh Committee, will address
IfteFeb. IS mee'ing of the Palm
Beach County (hnnter on "Ra-
aWications of the Arab Boy-
The dinne>- meeting will be
meld at the Holiday Inn, Palm
Increasing Arab investments
in American industries and
banks might conceivably lead
to the exertion of massive influ-
ence in America." Leibovit said
"which can be exerted both
politically and in the private
business world in a way which
is both immoral and un-Amer-
Samet is responsible for the
supervision and coordination of
the Committee's work in civil
rights, intergroup and commu-
nity relations; education, youth,
labor, housing, race relations!
urban affairs, business and so-
cial discrimination programs,
and social welfare and trends
He helped to establish the
Community Relations Beard of
Dad* County in 196.3 and served
on the White House Task force
that organized the U.S. Justice
Department's Community Rela-
tions Service, which was man-
dated by the Civil Krgnts Act
of 1964.
DJhCDJe?ish Federation of
n rnnSh^! CUlUy h*S forme<
a committee chaired hv Kabbi
Hyman Fishman to aid in the-
resettlement of Soviet Jewish
immigrants in this area. Jews
from the Soviet Union continue
to arrive in this country in in-
creasing numbers, and the need
for communities to open their
doors to these new arrivals is
The list of areas to be dealt
with includes housing, employ-
ment, language, medical prob-
lems, coping with a
ernmental structure
veloping new skills.
new gov-
and de-
Federation, working in
cooperation with the Jewish
family and Children's Service
"_ attempting o meet the needs'
of the Russian refugee as he
attempts to adapt to his new
^vorld and to the community,
and to provide a bridge for our
fellow Jews to a new land and
a new freedom.
touis Barrish Named Israel Bonds
Associate Neighborhoods Chairman
t. "SkI SmaU' ch"n for
h 6 l5ael Bond ^mpaign
has named Louis Barrish asso-
ciate|-chairman in charge of
Israel Bonds New Leadership Delegation
To Moke Facttfindtng Trip in April
"i;lc.and hej
J- ens ofjthe Is-
- Bond 0 ,,lans
for tho young men and women
, '"' ';' >H04 Bund
New I.eadersh Djlegalfea to
brat.. April v May 6. fhe
BflnoutiLvnii.: ,nade by
Wm it executive di-
*. South 1 lorida Israel
Parson this fact-
fmm" mission, whieh is liinit-
B) people between the ages
f 25 and 34. || help that gen-
eration ol v ng America see
itself Israel laces dur-
. 'his ->ti;.tions
I agreenu I
[feaspbasizi I that "Now is
"m,e '" : an impor-
delegate repn lenting your
munity. whether you live
iWeorBroward County, and
toaand the conflict, meet
w*l in a kibbutz,
nee the emotion, and
*e country's industrial
"*J And then relay this in-
flation to vour friends.
"Ehbors and colleague
-him said that anyone in-
JWM in attending or wanting
Chim K;"-;t; ; M,ould con
gjBthmugh an IsraellS
Prow, will
by Israel's
Katzir, meet-
,., ministers,
to ,,'(';. "lssions with
**o,,. Knesset, brief-
op ., V* security
*lth ^yors of mBJOr ci_
fctsiT ? *!*>
.clinhV "h a'-chaeolo-
. lean h1s t0
through the
V mrst
-nee and
v. and will
fad. the
Haifa, and
lia\ *
t *5 to come .
Uun, Par**,
call on nw we ,
m Cryoun People
the help of
these fresh and,
and women."
The delegates will be urged
, to .speah at. community, meet-
ings, after their trip and stress
the importance of Israel Bonds
to Israel's economic life. Parson
said, "With Israel facing grave
political end security problems
this year, the State of Israel
Bond program is of more cru-
cial importance than ever be-
fore in its 25-year history of
building up Israel's economy.
New sources of oil must be
found and a massive program
launched for the development
of energy to prevent a slow-
down in industry and a rise in
unemployment. "Israel Bonds."
he continued, "which have help-
Barrish, who has been active
in the Bond drive since its in-
ception in Palm Beach County,
will work with .Small in various
areas and condominiums.
"Israel Bond funds are need-
ed now more than ever before
because Israel's economy has
been confronted by serious eco-
nomic pressures such as the
Arab boycott and an over-
viUani men ed finanoe industrial and agri-
cultural praiects, the coastmc-
tion of highways and public
housing; the exploitation of nat-
ural resources and the creation
of -job opportunities for new
immigrants, are needed to pay
for creating new sources of en-
ergy for Israel's growing indus-
trial machine, to counteract a
high inflation and to increase
the manufacnire of exports to
reduce the huge deficit in Is-
raels balance of payments.
Robert L. Siegel is the gen-
eral campaign chairman. Great-
er Miami Israel Bond Organiza-
tion; William Littman is chair- '
man, board of governors, South I
Broward County, and Robert!
M. Hermann is chairman, board
of governors, North Broward
whelming deficit in its balance
of payments," Small said.
A Temple Beth El- board
member. Barrish served as gen-
eral gifts chairman in Federa-
tion's 1975 Combined Jewish
App^aUscae! Emergency Fund
campaign. He is also president
of.MtiVa ORT and a Hadassah
associate and B'nai B'rith mem-
Jesse Newman to Receive
Gty of Hope Award
CHmp ocniiitf
For Boys & Girls 6-16 l\l
All Land and Water Sports Waterskiing and Riding Daily
Pro Golf and Tennis Arts and Crafts Sailing, Scuba
Trips by Canoe Horseback Riding Special Teen Program
Reading and Math Clinics Traditional Friday & Sabbath
Services Bar Mit/vah Lessons All Dietary Laws Observed
M.D. & 2 R.N.'s Staff our Modern Infirmary at ALL Times.
Accredited Member American Camping Association
Your Camp Directors:
Miami Beach Phone: 1-532-3152 or Write:
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The City of Hope Pilot Medi-
cal Center will bestow its Torch
of Hope Humanitarian Award
on Jesse Newman of Palm
Beach at a banquet on March
21 at the Breakers.
H. Loy Anderson, chairman
Tor the affair, announced that
a souvenir jourml will be pub-
lished, and all proceeds will go
to establish the Jesse Newman
Research Fund at the City of
Mrs. Regina Bogntin is presi-
dent of the Palm Beach Chap-
ter. Assisting her in arrange-
ments are Jane Citron, Julie
Reuben and Etta Ross.
The City of Hope Center in
Duarte. Cal.. specializes in the
treatment and research of can-
cer, leukemia and other cardiac,
pulmonary and blood diseases.
First National Bank
and Trurt Comeimy
Phone 582-5641
Member F.D.I.C.
ArJvtrtiting Representative
His Telephone Number is

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Page 4
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, February 13,
Applause from Congress
Perhaps the most encouraging thing Prime Minis-
ter Rabin said in his address before Congress last week
was: Never again a Middle East without Israel.
It was encouraging because it was a pointed re-
sponse to the Palestine Liberation Organization demand
for a "secular, democratic Palestine" in which both Jews
and Arabs would live side by side with Israel, of
course, flushed down the drain.
It was doubly encouraging because of the incred-
ibly enthusiastic applause of the Congress in response
to the Prime Minister's words.
This is not to dismiss the rest of Rabin's speech.
The point simply is that so much of it has been said
before; so much of it will be said again.
But within the framework of repeated demands for
concessions being made irom Israel in behalf of Middle
East peace, what Rabin was saying was that at some
point Israel would say enough.
Repeatedly before he left Israel for his trip to the
U.S., the Prime Minister made clear just where that
point was. His address to the Congress may have been
more generalized about its location, but the principle
could not have been enunciated with any greater clarity.
Whatever the drift these days of the speculation
concerning U.S. movement in the direction of recogniz-
ing the PLO, the Rabin stand was a clear response to
the speculation. No Middle East without Israel means
precisely what it says.
In turn this means that, whatever the U.S. may do
about the PLO, Israel would never be prepared to pre-
side at its own dissolution. Until the PLO gives up its
absurd demand for precisely that dissolution, the U.S.
can do what it wants and Israel will do what it must.
Instant Answer Needed
It is shocking to read about the growing evidence
of widespread drug addiction in Israel, particularly
among children.
To this must be added the emerging as a fact of Is-
raeli life of extortionists and racketeers in business and
This is a sociological phenomenon that in our view
needs immediate attention alongside, perhaps, the
steep increase in the rate of Israelis permanently leav-
ing the country.
It is difficult for Diaspora Jews to be critical about
things like emigration for obvfous reasons -^ the" peren-
nial "why don't you live there yburself argument.
But it does seem to us that, in the wake of the
1973 Yom Kippur War, the role of Diaspora Jewry has
been sufficiently defined as to acknowledge its pivotal
role in Israel's national life.
Bearing this in mind, it should not seem strange
that we are concerned about emigration, or that we
voice similar concern for the rise in drug addiction and
crime in Israel.
-..j/. None of this speaks well for traditional Israeli
idtals those ideals and that idealism that sparked the
nation into being during the first 25 years of its glorious
What has happened since then? This is a question,
among others, needing an instant answer.
Fulbright's Final Choice
J. William Fulbright's career in the Senate, seen in
the long view, was certainly a distinguished one. Apart
from his role as a politician, he was also known as a
scholar of some considerable distinction.
Historically, his name will be linked to the "Ful-
bright" scholarships which annually send some of the
nation's best young people abroad to continue their stu-
Now he has capped his career by registering as a
foreign agent for the United Arab Emirates.
Fulbright's last years in the Senate were turbulent
ones. On the one hand, he was among those who quick-
ly aligned themselves against the Vietnamese war. On
the other, toward the end of his tenure, he became a
carping voice that stooped so low as to complain about
the "undue influence" of the "Zionist lobby" and "Jew-
ish finance" on Capitol Hill. (Is that why he is now a
lobbyist for Arabs?)
JjLia growing irritability before his defeat in Arkan-
sas was expressed in an increasing irascibility toward
Israel, whose existence he seemed not to be able to
His registering as an agent for the Arab Emirates
puts him where he belongs. It is sad that his great
achievements in the Senate will always have to be seen
against a backdrop of the last contentious years of his
Mexico: French Lesson for Us
boycott against Mexico is
coming to just as spontaneous
an end, and not because an Is-
raeli cultural mission will be
arriving in Mexico sometime
next week. That is the effect,
not the cause.
The cause is that neither the
Jews, American and Israeli, nor
the Mexicans had their hearts
in what they were doing in the
first place.
THE RABASA apology, which
gave rise to his resignation, and
the Echeverria vow that he
would rather die than beg Is-
rael's forgiveness, were under-
stanJable from the very begin-
In fact, and pivotallv impor-
tant. is that though Merico'il
"yes" vote for the anti-Zionist
resolution at the United Nations
was inflammatory and a cow-
ardly submission to Third World
politicking, not even Israel has |
been able to hold it against her.
Neither is the ending of the I
boycott as simple as that an 1
astonishing Mexican change of
heart means an automatic re-l
sumption of American Jewish]
tourism, the sudden cessation!
of which had dealt a staggerinjl
blow to Mexico's economy.
FOR ONE thing, the change
of heart has yet to be doct-J
mented. For another, so do the!
statistics on the blow to Mei-I
ico's economy. My own opii-j
ion is that neither was as
tonishing nor as staggering n|
we have been led to believe.
We can not expect that Met]
ico will abandon her expedient I
UN policy. Nor should we think
that the Mexicans are in fact |
Continued on Page 13
Is Ghost Town In the Future
For Port of Eilat?
continued to mount in Eilat that
Israel's" southernmost city and
sole outlet to the Red Sea would
become a ghost town after the
Timna copper mines are closed
down and its dismissed employ-
es are forced to find jobs else-
Minister of Co-nmerce and
Industry Haim Bariev, who flow
to Eilat Jan. 5 aft^r a gpn-ral
strike protesting the shut-down
paralyzed the town, told the
Knesset that there was no hope
of getting the money-losing cop-
per works out of the red for the
next five years.
THE TIMNA mine workers
won a reprieve of uncertain
duration when Barlev promised
that the copper mines would
not be shut down until alterna-
tive jobs are found for its 700
employes. But he hedged his
promise on further consultation
with his colleagues on the min-
isterial economic committee
which had recommended to the
government that the deficit-rid-
den industry be shut down.
New job prospects are also
uncertain. Labor Minister Mo-
she Baram promised that the
dismissed mine workers would
be employed building a new air-
port seven miles north of Eilat,
a project already approved by
the Cabinet but not scheduled
to start for three months.
Israel Aircraft Industries was
reported planning to locate a
new metal plant in Eilat, but
that will not be ready for at
least three years. Baram con-
ceded that even those projects
would not provide jobs for all
of the laid-off mine workers.
MOREOVER, those projects
are in the construction field and
Eilat residents were wondering
what would become of the sci-
entists, engineers, lab techni-
cians and copper specialists em-
ployed in office jobs at Timna.
They cannot become tractor
operator or construction work-
eiw overnight; if-w*.s remarked;
ant what of the wives of these
white collar employes, many of
whom teach at Eilat's schools?
They would leaxe if their hus-
binds ha'e to find jobs else-
where and the local school sys-
tem would suffer from a short-
age of teachers.
BARLEV told the Knesset that
the government had no choice
but to shut down the mines in
view of the continuing depres-
sion in copper prices on the
world market. He observed that
in other countries, better mines
than Timna had been closed
down for the same reason.
He estimated that if the works
were kept going they would lose
IL 67 million in 1976 on top of
an IL 60 mili'on deficit last year
and that /e outlook for 1977
and 1978 was even worse.
Meanwhile, a special comit-
tee has been set up in Eilat with
the participation of Histadrut's
Trade Union Department and
various government agencies
to explore the job problems
with Eilat authorities.
THE HOPE Is to find l
ployrftent 4fc thrj Eilat areaftf
as Wmh9 as possible. But the outlook wail
not good. Apart from the cop-1
per mines, Eilat's chief sourcesi
of jobs are the port, the oil pipe-
line to Ashkelon and tourisaj
The town has already suffer**]
a decline in ocean-borne com
merce since the Suez Canal will
reopened last June and. as ttel
Egyptians are allowing Isnw-I
bound cargoes though not IH
rael-flag ships to use
waterway, the importance 011
pipeline may diminish.
Although It enjoys an excert
lent climate Eilat was snap
with temperatures in the n
while the rest of Israel was
freezing the town cannot dej
pend solely on tourism becau
of its isolation from central
The highway trip is long w|
tedious, and Israel's inter
airline, Arkia, has limited
padty. Transport Minister
Yaacobi is planning a Beer
ba-Eilat railroad but that pr
ect, not yet begun, will not
completed for several yean-
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February 13, 1976
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
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[seated (from left) are Selma Becker, Bernice Rudnick,
\lrene Bernstein. Standing (from left) are Constance
\lubotta, Zena Harman, Sylvia Hassenfeld and Berenice
IF. Rogers.
Mrs. Harman Addresses Guests
\At Women9s Division Luncheon
The National Womens Divi-
sion of UJA-Federation held its
(opening luncheon on Jan. 28 at
line Palm Beach home of Con-
Istance (Mrs. lack) Lubotta.
iMore than 100 women attended
|ihe S6.0OO and over luncheon.
The women increased their
Idonaiions from $871,150 in 1975
Ito Sl.fc3.750 in 1976, a 74.9-
ercent increase.
The chairperson of the lunch-
leon was Bernice Rudnick; her
|cochairpersons were Selma
ier and Irene Bernstein.
The highlight of the day was
i address by Zena Harman, a
Miner Member of the Knesset.
prom 1951 to 1955 she was a.
nber of Israel's Permanent
i to the United Nations.
Mrs. Harman has been a.
lember of the International
rferences of Social Work,
taternational Council of Wom-
en, and has been active in
pICEF since 1952, serving as
y member and chairman of the
inve board and chairman
the executive committee.
ZENA HARMAN has received
oy awards for her work on
JMj of her country and sev-
m international agencies. Mrs.
jirman is married to Avraham
an, former Israeli Ambas-
ior to Washington and now
^ident of the Hebrew Uni-
Mrs. Harman observed that
ponism ,s the desire of Jews
-1 improve the quality of Ufe
to struggle for the sanctity
' Personal freedom."
Commenting as the Nnieli
Wm to International Wot-
"'ear in Mexico, she said.
^ third world renres-nMn*
Jorces of darkness has
-,r? 1,se "gainst the f^rc-a
ft- those nations that
She concluded with the state-
ment that "The United States
spearheads the struegl? for the
forces of light throughout the
world. In that struggle Israel is
an essential ingredient and,
consequently, the United States
must support us."
Among the guests who at-
tended were National UJA lead-
ers Sylvia Hassenfeld, chairper-
son of the National Women's
Division: Eve Weiss, director of
the National Women's Division
of National UJA-Federation;
Cynnie List, chairperson of the
Women's Division, Jewish Fed-
eration of Palm Beach County;
and Robert Kessler, acting e*-
ecutive director of the Jewish
Mrs. Rudnick also introduced
Mrs. Carl Leff, chairperson of
the executive board of the Palm
Beach Executive Committee;
Mrs. Hecht, chairperson of the -
Feb. 27 luncheon planned for
$2,500 and over contributors to
the Women's Campaign; and
Cynnie List, chairperson of the
Women's Campaign-Jewish Fed-
eration of Pahn Beach County.
Berenice Rogers, coordinator
of the Pahn Beach Women's
Campaign, thanked Mrs. Rud-
nick for her and her cochair-
persons' hard work that made
this luncheon the most success-
ful one ever.
Responding to the large sum
of money that was raised, Syl-
via Hassenfeld. chairwoman of
the National UJA Women's Divi-
sion, said, "This year particu-
larly when the people of Israel
are staggering under an enorm-
ous burden of self-taxation it is
essential that the American
Jewish Community not only
maintain but increase the level
of its commitment."
JCC News
IFiim^Uah Nex1 in FOm Swie* tW"1 bi *" n > JCC
onSahT Ui" "sauh>" "tarring the Israeli star Topol,
urdiy ^ening. Feb. 21, at 8 p.m. Members free; guests
X- s and ***
Marts f h ,Klbbu"- Mthers take part with their children
ents call"' Tuesdliy" uxd Thursdays. All interested par-
Ui'ndlTl k*"" L,Derarioo" Debate. Take on an opponent in a
U *h f the la" Sunday, Feb. 29, at 8:'30
'in* th. r event for the JCC. Free of charge by contact-
"* JJ Center office.
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What are "selichoth"'
"Selichoth" are penittntial
prayers whose theme is to seek
forgiveness from the Almighty.
They are particularly in order
when a person or community is
confronted witn matters of great
concern. It is for this reason
that "selichoth" are recited be-
fore the holiday of Rosh Hash-
anah and between the holidays
of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kip-
Since thess holidays are days
of judgment when a decision for
life or death hangs in the bal-
ance, it is certainly in o-.d.-r to
offer prayers for forgiveness to
insure a positive judgment for
Some communities begin
these prayers a month before
Rosh Hashanah, others begin
the prayers at least four days
before Rosh Hashanah, starting
with the midnight after the Sab-
bath before Rosh Hashanah.
Why is it that in many com-
munities such as oars, the be-
ginning of the selichoth pray
era takes place after midnight
of the Sabbath before Rosh
There are several motives for
this practice. In the first place,
the rabbis ordain that selichoth
should be chantede at least four
days before Rosh Hashanah.
This is because the law of
sacrifices required that a sa-
crifice be prepared at least four
days before its offering to make
sure that it had o blemish.
On Rosh Hashanah, accord-
ing to the rabbis, man himself
is the sacrifice whose very life
is "at stake." He therefore pre-
pares himself at least four days
before Rosh Hashanah to mane
sure he is free of the blemish of
The rabbis further felt that
selichoth cannot be chanted on
the Sabbath and that the spirit
of the Sabbath persists until
jnidnight. Thus, the moment
after midnight is the first occa-
sion to chant trie selichoth.
While the Sabbath is not the
occasion for selichoth because
it is a moment of complacency
as compared to the occasion of
selichoth which disturbs the
mind, it does serve as a day of
clearing the mind. It is, thus,
after the "rest" of the Sabbath
that man has a clear mind, espe-
cially in the quiet hours of in-
trospection after midnight. It Is
an ideal time to examine one's
self with the "rested" mind so
that one can be both clear and
objective as well as hopeful.
Hadassah's Bat Gurion Croup members planning for
their Feb. 21 bowling party at Major League Lanes
are (from left) Sheila Lewis, chairwoman, Barbara
V/unsch, Judy Gordon and Sheryl Davidoff.
Two Greyhound buses filled with BBYO Teens from
Dade and Broward Counties pulled up to the JCC Teen
Lounge to join their Palm Beach host-teens at a first
"home" teen dance on Jan. 24 featuring the Dalas Starr
Return te Sender ..
UNITED NATIONS (JTA) A booklet named
"World Reaction to the UN Resolution on Zionism," con-
taining press clippings from an over the world of Zion-
ism and the anti-Zionism resolution by the General
Assembly, was sent by the Israeli mission to the United
Nations to all members of the world organization, ex-
cept the Arab delegations.
So far only one delegation was heard from. The
envelope with the booklet inside it which was seat
to the Chinese delegation here was returned by mail
to the Israeli mission with the note "Return to Sender."
Southern Region Young Judaea
Appoints New Shaliach
Southern Region Young Ju-
daea has announced that Zvi
(Tzvika) Oren has been named
Shaliach, replacing Eran Kra-
Oz, who has returned to Israel
after serving the Southern Re-
gion for three years.
Oren. v!;o was born in Israel
in 1942. *as graduated with a
B.A. drsr*c 'om fel Aviv Uni-
versity in 1972. He served in
the army from 1961-64 and was
a member of Kibbutz Ein Gcddi
for four years.
His wife, Rachel, will give
lectures in Zionism at Ahavath
Achim Synagogue in Atlanta
during the next fev iieetha.
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
^FHday, February ty-
^RaJbfrmttai ^ag
co-ordinated by the
Palm Beach County Rabbinical Couiv
Rabbi Sheldon Harr
Rabbi William Shapiro
devoted to discussion of themes and issues
relevant to Jewish life past and present
"It i*. from the land of Israel
that the tmieoe, precious mes-
sage of civilization came forth
to the world at large. Thar mes-
sage has been constantly sup-
pressed by the forces of evil
which seem to lead humanity
on through a succession of
catastrophes and revolutions.
They cannot stand the mes-
sage of the oeoole of Israel liv-
ing in the land of Israel. The
Middle East conflict has most
ancient roots because if we
study the history of the Bible
and the history of the nations,
Your Rabbi Speaks
Brotherhood in Action
Temple Emana-EI of Palm' Beach
February has been designated
as 'Brotherhood Month" these
many, many years. Usually, a
message to Jews from the pul-
pit or through the media by a
rabbi or Christian minister, ex-
tolling brotherhood and de-
manding brotherlv behavior on
their nart, is much like urging
a rabbit to make peace with,
and be friendly to, a fox or
th poor man to accent the gift .
nf the wealth\ The call should
be directed to the non-Jewish
majority the powerful and
controlling element to-make
the overtures of good will and
Instead, therefore, of making
an anneal to you for kindness
to, and understanding of. our
ncp.-Jewish fellows, may I call
your attention to the gladden-
ing fact that during the recent
crises that have been plaguing
our Israeli brethren and our-
selves there have been many
expressions of good will and
frsternalism on the part of our
Christian colleagues. Truly
these have been "Brotherhood
in Action."
Benjamin Nunez, a Jesuit
priest, speaking at the UN Gen-
eral Assembly on behalf of his
country. Costa Rica, urged his
Jewish brothers not to be dis-
heartened by "this diabolical.
resolution which '-condemns
them to further persecution .
Let-your children and the chil-
dren of your children continue
to be an examnle of heroism
and constant affirmation of hu-
man dignity."
Dr. Claude Duvernoy, a
French Protestant minister and
founder of Christian Action for
Israel, spoke in South Africa,
emphasizing that "It is the
*n ritual dynamite contained in
the message of divine justice,
human brotherhood and peace
between nations, which Israel
brought to the world, that ac-
cojnts for the world's contin-
ued hostility towards Israel
after 4,000 years of history.
-TOO MANY people in the
so-called Christian world." he
said, "remain oblivious to the
amazing metaphysical dimen-
sion of history because their
minds remain closed to the ex-
plicit nromlsfs of the Hebrew
Bible. When God said to Israel.
This land I give to thee and
thy children forever.' the word
forever* in Hebrew is 1e-Ham,'
meaning for as long as the
world exists.'
"It was one of the conven-
tional lies of cultural historians
that the Greeks invented dem-
ocracy. The democracy of
Athens was based on an enorm-
ous slave population, and those
i4iiij were not third-class
citizens they had no human
rights. I believe that it was Is-
rael far the first time in his-
tory, who spoke for democracy.
Israel's message was one of
equality, and even the slave
was guaranteed his freedom
after seven years. He had te he
treate*as a ietlvw human being
and be given the Jewish right
to a weehly day of rest. JMI of
this ws a total revolution in
ancient tiroes and in some
it is still revolutionary.
Sundays at 10 a.m.
Channel 5
Feb. IS:
"Human Ethics:
A Jewish View"
Dr. Irving Greanberg
Feb. 22
Temple Beth El Dedication
& Golden Anniversary
Hosts: Rabbi Sheldon Harr
and Barbara Shulman
Sponsored by the
Jewish Federation
of Palm Beach County
we find tint no dynamite can
coronate with the spiritual dy-
namite which the Hebrew Bible
"WHAT IS hated (by the
world) is the message of salva-
tion and the divine mystery
which the People of Israel bear
with them."
William Watters. a prominent
American Methodist minister
with a doctorate in Judaic
Studies, sounded a warning at
the Yad Vashem Memorial to
the Holocaust victims, in a rally
on the anniversary of Krlstall-
nacht: "Never let down your
guard and be lulled into believ-
ing that the world will leave
you alone. The UN anti-Zionist
resolution is iust another step
in the world's evil attempt to
destroy more Jewish souls.
"If the non-Jewish world suc-
ceeds in convincing you to for-
Bet the danger, or makes you
concentrate on only one attack
and disregard the others, it will
ha,re set you up for a new and
perhans even more comprehen-
sive wav to annihilation. The
four methods that have been
used throuahout history against
the Jew, and are still used to-
dav. are extermination, expul-
sion, conversion, and assimila-
tion. Jews should never forget
the Holocaust, so that they will
not be surprised by attacks
meant to take Jewishness from
the Jew.'
ADD THESE voices of Chris-
tian men of God to the shocked
and outraged reactions to the
anti-Zionist resolution by men
of diplomacy, science, and the
arts with which we are already
familiar, and we have an array
of Hasidei Umot Ha-olam whom
we may greet and bless in the
spirit of true brotherhood and
genuine human concern!
12 I ADAR 5:53
Aaron in the robes of the High Priest, bearing id
cense. A menorah in the background.
"And thou shalt make holy garments tor Aaron
thv brother, for splendour and for beauty" (Exod.
TETZAVBH Hoses was told: "Thou shall com-l
mand the children of Israel,'that they bring unto theej
pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to[
burn continually. In the tent of meeting, without the!
veil which is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons!
shall set it in order, to burn from evening to morning!
before the I-ord." For Aaron and his sons were to serwj
as priests to God. The priestly garments are describe!
in great detail, as well as the various offerings that the!
priests were to bring on the day of their anointment!
This portion concludes with the laws relating to tht|
offering of incense on the altar.
-m Hi r:*tHH> -
Synagogues in
Palm Beach County
Hazara: A Notice
To The Jewish Community
From The Rabbinical Council
Members of the Jewish community concerned with
burial in accordance with Jewish Religious law and tra-
ditional practice are hereby notified that ONLY the follow-
ing cemeteries in the area are approved by the Rabbinical
Council far burial.
Further, that these are the only cemeteries wherein
Rabbinical Council members will officiate at funerals that
seek to fellow traditional Jewish law and practice.
Jewish Cemetery Committee Section owned by the Jewish
Community, Woodlawn Cemetery, West Palm Beach
Jewish Cemetery Committee Section owned by the Jewish
Community, Hillcrest Memorial Park, West Pahn Beach
Jewish Cemetery Committee Section owned by the Jewish
Community, Royal Palm Memorial Gardens, West Palm
Shalom Memorial. Park Jewish Cemetery
Knights of Pythias-Owned Section,. Lake Worth Memorial
Beth Olam Cemetery, Lantana
Temple Beth El of Boca Raton Congregational Cemetery
Rabbi "Sheldon Harr,' President
Rabbi Hr. William H. Shapiro, Secretary
.Rabbi fcnnag Cohen, Temple Israel
Rabbi Emanual Eisenberg, Temple Beth Sholom
Rabbi HymanTishraarvTemple Beth. El
Rabbi Max Ferman, Tesaple Emanu-El
Rabbi Henry Jerech, Congregation Anshei Sholom
Rabbi Norman Mendel, Temple Beth El of Boca Raton
190.1 North Flaglec Drive
Wew Palm Beech. Florida 33407
833 8421
Rabbi Irving B. Cohen
A.soc Rabbi Sheldon i. Harr tervion, Fr,dey a* 1.15 P.M.
P.O. Box 568
Boca Raton. Florida 33432
Rabbi Norman T. MmcM
Sabbath service*. Friday at 1:15 PM.
Moravian Church, 12th Am*, and
Palmetto Park Rd., Boca Raton
P.O. *o 3
Boca Raton, 33432
436 1600
Rabbi Boniemin Roieyn
Sabbath eervices. fuday al 8:15 (
Service* bald at Unitaiian-
Uoivei*lil Falkwh.p Buildiag
1*2 W. Palmetto Pan. Bd.
Boca Raton
5348 Grove Stesat
West Palm Beach. Florida 33409
Rabbi Henry Jerech
Daily ervice, 8:30 a.m., 5:00 p.m.
Saturday tervket. 9:00 a.m., 5.30 p.m.
Late Friday .ervicet, 815 p.m.
2813 North Ftegler Drive
Watt Palm Beach, Florida 33407
Rabbi Hymen Fishmen
Sabbath tervtce*. Friday^** B.13 P.M.
Saturday at 9:30 AM.
315 North "A". Slaw.
lake Worth, Florida 33410
585 5020
Rabbi t-m.m4 Beanber*
Service*. Monday! 4 Thursday*
at 8.30 AM.
Friday at 8*13 PJM.
Saturday at 9.30 AM.
Sabbath service*, Friday at 8:08 pea.
Service* held at Wamnlttmi
Presbyterian Church
10410 N Military Trad Pa+n Beach
Ca.aani. *: Bear 924
Riviera rWaeh, Pla. 93404
Cantor Nicholas. '
275 Atemede Drive
Palm Spring*. Florida 33460
Sabbath service., at *0 p* |
Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
Monday. 1 Tr>urdv 1 9:00
trvleat held at Farm United
Pebytorian Church. Palm Sowf
P O. Box 2306
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
Aebbl-Nathan Zelizer .
Sabbat*, tanrket, Friday at SbI5 P*|
2nd 4 4th Saturday. 9.30 AM
Service, held at.
Boca Federal Saving. 4 loan It*
3901 Federal Highway, Boca I***
Mktet* at PAethodl.t FeiowsWp ""
342 N. Sarinfton- Ava Baa-ay
Philia. Bi4ar, key ***r
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/.. ...siinJ f/ie counttf
j Bellow to Receive Agnon Award
At American Friends Dinner
Jentt will
. w, spirit-
ftttfl N.J
., 24 at I'' '
Many met
who -i'
oihs here
inner on
- congre-
n hand.
bdW from Broward
ibbiPtfnii? n of the
Mwcal Co of the
A. will be attending a meet-
i of the committee in Miami
ft A
. Brooklyn Jewish mntron
I a modern lananese Samu-
I?? See it all in "A Majority
font." next corned? at the
|lf uvih PB starting
iVb: 20*8 Ofilte fish
I sukivaki
ir <
tim and B->bb Sussman of
wen honored by a recent
t of their sow Bill, and Agil
.; AH. edrt'v. md publisher
j Surabay? Indonesia, news-
ier. \il. iu good by the
and Bill, his
wettr-eseort. w ill take bark
their story on retirees in our
c; ;:im nicy, as wen 8, oeterv*
lions from other areas. CCan
anyone here read Indonesian?)
Gallery Worth Avenue open-
ed last month under the direc-
torship of Behri Danielpour,
Palm Beach sculptress, who
atob has oversets- ties. Her
nfece. Mf*. Parrln Moatamel,
is director of ORT in Iran
where 480 girls (out of 1,000
student*) attend the ORT School
in Tehran; she was recently in
New York for the Women's
American- ORT Convention.
Happy news for Jody Taffel
and. Peter Picard, who plan to
wed. Proud mother is Bobbie
Taffel. on the JFCS Board.
Tell as abbut your family
and guests where they
are what they're doing
. taut let's get it together
for "NEWS NOTES." Write
the editor at the Federation
office. 24 15 Okeechobee
Blvd., West Palm Beach,
Fla. 33409.
Saul Bellow, recipient of the
National Book Award for fic-
tion in 1954. 1964 and 1971 and
piithnr of the current best-seller
"Hitmboldfs Gift," will receive
fie Si Y. Agnon Gold Medal
Reform Rabbis and Laymen
Plan HUC-J1R Centennial
Southern Florida Reform
Rabbis and laymen met recent-
ly to complete liturgical, educa-
tional and social programs com-
memorating the centennial here-
of Hebrew Union College-Jew-
ish-institute of Religion.
Rabbi Joseph R. Naror of
Temple Israel, who head* the
rabbinic committee, announced
that Sunday, March 7, would
be devoted to an academic con-
vocation at Temple Beth Sho-
lom and a dinner at the Kon-
over Hotel with a guest of hon-
or to be- announced.
Rabbi Narot; chairman of the
HUCVjrR rabbinical board of
overseers, stressed that "sop*
port far Jewish academic in
stitutions reoresents a vital nec-
essity for the members of the
hrd May Go to Middle East
I WASHING!''>."---UTA)
White House has in-
fcated that P?es dent Ford
I visit the Mtdd last but
'ly.rcfnsed confitn that
|ch a trip has been sched-
d. Howevei. there was
iicatirm thnt the trip was
items discussed with
heli Premier Yitzhak Ra-
pla'st week
report circulated here
| 'he return of Secre-
o[ State Henry A. Kis-
from Moscow and
pdri'J that the president
! go to Egypt, Israel and
cour.;- es in mid-
IH0WF.VKK. >lential
' Secrttj nn Nes8en
i question,-.! made the rob
W statement
pe President agreed pub-
inn principle it the time
It ** sit to visit the.
"!: basr foreign visits are
* arranged at the mutual
p;snce of the parties. At
ITcl ipecific P'ans
effi ,'' ident Anwr
i,;;'mk"J I I tovV* hi,
felon"- 3S t!
. cu^--' with Rabin.
he wa whether
the mid-April timetable was an
error. Nessen sidestepped the
question by declining to confirm
Nessen also said that the trip
"would be totally removed from
political considerations."
This led to immediate specu-
lation- by Informed sources
here that the President and
Dr. Kissinger have decided to
pursue with vigbr their long-
standing policy to bring about
further agreements in the
diplomatic process between ts-
rael'and its Arab neighbors.
ALTHOUGH this is an elec-
tion year, and some have been
indicating that the administra-
tion would swing 2-6- from
strong, insistence on movement
that might be construed In Is-
rael as undue pressure with-
out commitments by the Arab
government, it is firmly be-
lieved that the President would
make domestic political capital
by driving toward soro* sort
of agreement whether or not it
is palatable to the Rabin gov-
Israeli sources here had in-
dicated last weak in discussing
the Rabin visit that they also
were. opposed to consideration
of a presidential election veer as
slowing dqwn the diplomatic
Yhey indicated further that
Israel would be prepared to
enter into an informal confer-
ence that Kissinger had pro-
lXMed last fall as a means to
start the multi-lateral duwnnv
sions going.
been that Kissinger designed
his proposal as a means to
bring about the entrance of
the Palestine Liberation Organ-
ization into a parley that Wash-
ington would control.
Uhder the Geneva confer-
ence arrangement by the
United Nations security coun-
cil, Israel would have a veto
on the PI.O participation:
However, it is now thought
by pro-Israel sympathizers that
possibly the preparatory meet-
ing would bring. Syria into a
multinational discussion since
it could say that it is not go-
ing back on its position that
the PLO would hare to be par-
SYRIA did not take part in
the first Geneva conference
two years ago.
A presidential visit to the
Middle Bast possibly would in-
American Jewish community."
He noted that rabbis, cantors,
educators, communal workers
and Jewish and Christian scho-
lars who have earned their de-
crees at HUC-JIR serve in Jew-
ish- communities all over- the
worM. ShHM its founding in
Cincinnati in 1875 by Rabbi
Haae Mayer Wise, the College
Institute has ordained 1,562
rabbis, including the first wom-
en in 1972.
Dr. Alfred Gottschalk is the
HUCv-JIB president of the
school's campuses in Cincinnati,
NeV-Ybrk, Lbs Ahgetes and Je*
I* addition to the-dinner and
HUC-JfR faculty members will
be in Miami during the winter
and Jewish music concert will
be aiven in April.
Reform rabbis on the com-
mittee, in addition to Rabbi
Nanot, include Rabbis Herbert
M. Baumgard and Mitchell Che-
fitz. Temnle Beth Atn; Michael
ft. Eisenstat, Temple Judea;
Robert F. Frazirt; Temole SMel;
ShmuPl Z. Jdffc and Harvey M.
Rbsenfeld. Temple Beth El;
Ralph P. Kingsley. Temple Si-
nai of North Dade; Leon Kro-
nish. Temple Beth Sholom; Rob-
ert J. Orkand, Temple Israel;
and Sanford M. Shapero, region-
al director UAHC.
Award from the American
Friends of the Hebrew Univer-
sity at the organization's Na-
tional Founders Dinner and
Academic Conference, sched-
uled for Feb 71 and 22 at the
Fontainebleau Hotel.
Acceptance by Bellow of the
award was announced by Am-
bassador Avraham Herman,
president of the Hebrew Uni-
versity of Jerusalem. who visit-
ed SOuth Florida recently to
hfelo plan the conference, and
Howard R. Scharlin, general
chairman of the two-day con-
Bellow was-bam in LbcWne.
Quebec, in-1915. and Was raised
in Chicago. He attended the
University of Chicago and re-
ceived his Bachelor's degree
from Northwestern University
in 1937.
BelPJw- received the Interna-
tional Literary Prize for "Her-
zog* in-1968; the first American
to be so honored. In January,
1968. the Republic of France
awarded to him the Croi* de
Chevalier des Arts et Letrres,
that nation's highest literary
distinction granted to non-
citizens. Ho has contributed fic-
tion and criticism to many pe-
riodicals and literary quarter-
Bellow, who has taught at
Princeton. NYU and the Univer-
sity of Minnesota, is Drofessor
and chairman of the Committee
on Social Thought at the Uni-
versity of Chicago. He received
honorary Doctor of Literature
degrees from Bard College and
Northwestern in 1962, and from
Harvard (1972), McGill (1973)
and Brandeis (1974).
Officers of the AEA Beach-
combers who were, elected in
January are JCff Rubin, presi-
dent; Randy Robinson, program
vipjj Steve- Roos. fund-raising
vsj Bruce Sekoi. membership
\>p.; Scott Sade; treasurer; and
Steve Gross, secretary.
ties for the Jan. 36 weekend,
which included a basketball
tournament and teen dance at
the, JCC.
The Pah* Beach chapter ret
cldde Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and.' cently hosted BBYO youths
even Syria and Lebanon. from Dade and Brownrd Coun-

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it account with the Jewish Federation has
' >s a project of Women- Division for tax-
to be added to 1976 pledges.
Year-End Total Accrued
S180 (10 x Ckai)
**! Pledge
*J- B week
350 a ueek
*5-' a week
1 -.'
< $368.23
i US -olland- President, at Atlantic Westside
okeechobee Blvd., West Palat Batch, or call
'tion ofOsa at- a^MNA*
____ m
Simf* f#M 7 n istfes ~l9mi A* Am $e** gust
SUN0AY, FEBRUARY 22,17t, 8:00 P.M.
Reserved Seats. $4.50 $5.50 $6.50
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American Friends of Hebrew.
American Israeli lighthouse
American Jewish Committee
American Jewish Congress
B'nai B'rith
B'nai B'rith Women
Brandeis University Women
City of Hope.
Ha dassah
Jewish Guild fx>r the Blind
Jewish War Veterans
JWV Auxiliary
Labor Zionist Alliance
National Council of Jewish
Pioneer Women
Workmen's Circle
The National organizations
listed above have active units
Hn the Palm Beaches. CaM
Federation office for names
"jf c residents
Contact Temples for infer-
jmatlon on affiliate Sisterhoods
nd Men's Clubs.
Local agencies:
munity Center of
?he Palm Beaches, Inc.
of Israel Bonds,
:Ye*mS Orw#niiai Bmi B'rith "Youth Organization
! ludaee Youth
South >t Federation
of Temple Youth
'UoHedSynagocjue Youth
Jewish Community Day .Sebooi
'Jewish FsmHy A Childrem'*



Page 8
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, February 13, 1975
Condo Campaign Scene for
Federation's 76 CJA-IEF
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A chairmen, Sam Nicholson, Al Moscowilz,
Hurray Zimmerman, and Lou Reiser, kick-
ed off the Federation's Village Royale-on-
the-Green 1976 campaign at a Jan. 25
breakfast with their Committee of 100.
Fountains chairman Dave Uchill and his
cmnmittee initialed the Federation's first
fnmb'w.ed Jewish Appeal Israel Emer-
gency Fund drive there at a cocktail party
en Jan. 23. Pictured (from left) are Nat
Polan, Dr. Jerry Loiber, Dave Uchill, Al-
v'.n Schreiberman, and guest speaker Ben
Duhl. Dual, a prominent Palm Beach res-
ident, is former campaign chairman of
the .\'eiv York UJA.

1 w *" al
Mhm. ^Kr
I 'j
,^m^A^k\. ^ ^
i *.
*: ? ...' mX"
4 rr*
>4 crowd 0/ 200 fbetow) attended the
lakeside Village rally for the 1976 Com-
bined Jewish Appeal-Israel Emergency
Fund on Jan. 21 to hear Bennett Cohn, at-
torney from Lake Clarke Shores (above,
right) and view a film on Israel's needs.
Pictured above (from left) are Alice
Freedman, cochairwoman of the Federa-
tion's condominium advisory council;
Palm Springs Mayor James Hodges; Abe
B'sgaier, chairman of the c^ndo council;
and Milton Freedman, chairman of the
Lakeside Village campaign. Committee
members include Sima and Joe Goldman,
Sam ard Alice Friedman, Barnett Brisk-
man, Abe Liebowitz, Bob Levin, Morris
Nieporent, Sylvia and Lou Beck, Sam
Gross, Harry Steinberg, Martin Kroshins-
ky and Charles Danels.
JTS Reception Hears ^
Cohen and Fuld
In his address at the 17th an-
nual reception of the Jewish
Theological Seminary of Amer-
ica. Chancellor Gerson Cohen
reaffirmed the Seminary's
"commitment to the domocratic
ideals and moral purposes on
which it was founded."
The reception, held Jan. 25 at
the Breakers, was sponsored by
the Palm Beach committee, with
more than 300 Jewish commu-
nity leaders attending from
throughout the U.S. and Ca-
Palm Beach residents Alan
Cummincs nnd Robert Rapaport
were cited "for their exemplary
ldershin In service to educa-
tion, youth, religion and cul-
ture: nrH for their dedication
tn the high principles of Juda-
ism." Cum^ings is a member
of Taiwle B*anu-El; Rananot
is president of Temple Beth El
en^ a n->st president of the
j-v^ch Fo^eration of Palm
Beach County.
Formr Chief Judg" of the
Ftat" of N-w York, the Hon.
RapW F'*M. ws n'so a guest
..,.,',-. ]'" pointed out thnt
two rfisMn '!"? features exist in
Jewish law: "It is a legal sys-
tem not n-cssirilv related to
n iwl'Hcal ent'^v and that
through the centun-s binds
the Jew. as a s^lf-governing
ronTTiiinitv r\r member of a
minority This accounts for
Jewish survival through fidelity
to Jewish law. Secondly, Jew-
ish law attempts to approximate
divine law and ecompasses
criminal, civil and ethical law
to cover all aspects of life."
Philip Leff, Palm Beach resi-
dent and member of the board
of directors, served as host and
chairman. His committee co-
chairmen included Nathan Ap-
pleman, Walter Artzt. Louis
Berry, Arthur Bienenstock. Ed-
ward Bishon, Peter Feinberg
Jack Goldfarb, J. Barney Gold-
har, Benjamin Hornstein, Sam-
uel Levy. Joseph Meverhoff
Jack Resnick. M. Mac Schwebci
and Joseph Wohl.
The Jewish Theological Semi-
nary of America is the aca-
demic, spiritual and cultural
enter for the Conservative
Movement in Judaism, with its
wain camrus in New York City.
mutates ai*d ;mploments poli- j
cies and social action to com- j
bat and prevent anti-Semitism, (
promote equal opportunity
and improve religious under-
standing that effect the rirrhts,
liberty and dignity of the Jew-
ish oeoplo locally, in Israel
and the Soviet Union.
University of Palm Beach M
Marks Fiftieth Anniversary
With the announcement of its
midwinter term on Jan. 26, the
University of Palm Beach mark-
ed th<* 50th anniversary of its
founding and the beginning of
special anniversary programs.
"A little learning can be your
key to greater earning" is the
50th-anniversary theme of the
University, which is offering
programs designed to help the
temporarily unemployed person
build new skills or learn a new
cirecr in the shortest possible
time. Jt
The University of Palm Beach
offers afcort courses, one- and
two-year programs in secretarial
science, accounting, court re-
porting, business administra-
tion, and hotel-motel manage- .
ment, as well as the BBSA and^
MBA degree programs.
The Admissions Office is at
660 Fern Street, West Palm
Under Rabbinical Supervision
Formerly of:
Gem Caterers of Long Island
Leonards of Great Neck
hverrary Country Club
Catering to Temples Homes Office Forties
Bar Mitivahs-Weddings
platters for all occasions
Special Condominium Rates
DAW 940-0197 BROWARD 561-3500
PALM BEACH 842-2889
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Abraham Lincoln and the Jews
on the anniversary of his birth, February 12
Temple Israel Library
More than any other presi-
(jnt Abraham Lincoln and hi*
Administration had a profound
effect on the Jews of America.
,,,jd-H00's was an expand-
i and flowering period for the
American Jewish community.
B r.-uise of political and eco-
P.-lie hardshina in Europe, the
Jewish population increas-d
from about 50.000 in 1850 to by i860.
How shall we trace the effect
Lincoln ha-1 unon the American
Jewish community? Was it the
fri*ndshin hi-tween Lincoln and
? Ipwish lawyer from Quincy,
Thcc was m'eed a deep affec-
tion between Abraham Lincoln
ani Abralrim .Tnas. Jonas, who
cne to the United States in
1<19, first settled in Kentucky,
where he served in the state
I qislntuve. After moving to
I""iois, he passed the Bar in
He and Lincoln engaged in
Vhie politics, rnd also s"'ed
as pre i lential electors. When
Lincoln was in 'Hiincv ti visit-
ith Jonis and used his of-
fice. Jen 1" co"iT'i^nd
as Lincoln rose to political pro-
irin.'n'- nil in their corre-
spondence Lincoln address-^
IS "......." best friend."
OR WAS Lincoln's assistance
to the Jpwish community due
to his m'i nate nowledge of the
Bible an*1 its inspiration? In any
e'ont. he intervened on their
behalf on many occasions.
In 18*1 Congress enacted th-
Osnlatncv Law, reouiring all
military ch-.nlnins to be ordain-
ed ministers "of some Christian
d-nomination." In resnonse to
letters of nrotest from the Jew-
ish communitv. Lincoln wrote,
"I shall trv to have a new law
b">id enough to cover what you
The A-ric*n Jewish eo-
p'mitv had m"t its first chal-
l"nee for canal rights, and the
law was finallv changed to read,
""f some religious denomina-
Durinc the war. Gen-mi
f-int issued an order nrohibit-
ir Jews to trade with the army.
faain, Lincoln advanced the
Hp1s of democracy in a strong
Jetter^reypking the order.
Peerce to Sing
In West Palm
Ian Peerce, "Toscaninfs fav-
orite tenor," will appear with
an all-star cast at the West Palm
B-nch auditorium on Sunday,
r"b 22. at 8 p.m. Tickets are
ailable at the auditorium box
In this program, Peerce looks
Back at the high points of his
c-lsbrated roles and offers se-
ctions from operas less fami-
"ar to many audiences.
Peerce was hailed, when he
^'de his Metropolitan Opera
. as "successor to the
ats of opera's almost extinct
t-olden Arc" Alexander Fried,
ot the ''San Francisco Examin-
' ^"ed him "one of the most
fjjnomenal singers of our
Peking job for Passover
Holiday or Penaatttnt.
j-ood tenor voice. Student
f David KodmvitAy. Reads
Torah. Salary Secondary.
Sheffield N-340,
Century Village, WPB
IN 1850 a treaty between the
United States and the Swiss
Confederation established the
rights of citizens of each coun-
try to travel to the other. Sev-
eral Swiss cantons specifically
evcluded Jews, despite the pro-
test that as American citizens
thev should not be placed on a
different footing from other
Nothing was changed until
President Lincoln, in an em-
phatic gesture, appointed a Jew
as Consul in Zurich. He could
not have made his attitude plain-
er to the Swiss and to the Jews
of America.
At a time when the founda-
tion of our Amerkan democracy
was b.ine tested and reaffirm-

pd. tvis was the heritage Lin-
coln l 'ft for the Jews, for all
America and for all humanity.
"Abraham Lincoln and the
the Jews" bv Naphtali J. Rubin-
gor. Avaihble at the Temple Is-
ra-1 L'brarv.
The Hon. Benjamin Rosenthal (right) was presented
en the Jan. 25 program of the Jewish Community Fo-
rum by local attorney Dean Rosenbach (left), a former
New York colleague and member of the Federation's
Board of Directors. Speaking from his vantage point
as a member of the U.S. International Relations Com-
mittee, Congressman Rosenthal gave an in-depth view
of the state of American foreign policy in the Middle
East to an enthusiastic audience at the tenth annual
lecture series.
Leaders who participated in the Federation's Women's
Division worker training day for the 1976 Campaign
were cha'.rwomen Cynnie List (left), Marilyn Smith of
the Miami Jew'-sh Federation, and Barbra Lifshitz of
Education and leadership training, pictured at the ses-
sions on Jan. 21 at the Roundtable.
Ponytails, bobbysox and Marlon Brando at the bar was
the '50's scene at the JCC dance on Jan. 31, with Bill
Elliot from WE AT as emcee. Paul and Patty Wieseneck
as the "Fonz" and his chick won the couple dress con-
test, while Barbra Lifshitz in saddle shoes and pompoms
walked away with the singles' prize costume. Dance
contests and Twist (remember?) marathons added to
the evening's fun.
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Helping insure the security of Israel are team members
of the Insurance-Finance Division of the 1976 CJA-IEF
Campaign. Pictured with division chairman Jerry Tish-
man (right) are Harold Monchik (left) and Ben Wolf-
son. Not shown arz team members Jerry Hartman and
Stanley Jenkins. ________
In consultation about the painless extraction of pledges
from their dental associates are leaders of the Dentists
Division of the CJA-IEF campaign. With division^ co-
chairmen Dr. Tom Davidoff (center) and Dr. Dennis
Tartakow (2nd from left) are (from left) Dr. Jerry
Rubin, Dr. Paul Klein and Dr. David Greene.
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With the
AJComrmftee IntcHaith Dialogue
More than 100 JeWs and
. hristians met in an inter faith
ialogue on Jan. 26 sponsored
by the Palm Beach County
chapter of the American Jew-
ish Committee.
The meettn*. held at Temnl-
Uraak was led by Rabbi Shel-
don Harr and Rev. Philip Per-
; *ns of Grac.; Episcopal Church.
Vest Palm Beach.
A cross-section tit community
residents discussed such issues
B intermarriage, assimilation
.-.nd-American. Jewish identity.
worshipers at Temple Is-
raej for Sabbath services this
The group will meet again on
.Monday, Feb. 23. at 7:30 p.m.
at Grace Episcopal Church. In-
terested persons are welcome
to inquire at the Temple Israel
office or the church office.
The interfaith project will be
h I'hligirted on March 14 by the
appearance of Rabbi Marc Ta-
nenbaum. who will speak on
" Jewish-Christian Relations in
a (ilob-il Society"- on the last
program of the Federation's
Jewish Community Forum.
Members of the church will
Women*** American ORT
West Palm Chapter -will meet
n Wednesday. Fate \S. at 1 ^3ff
m: at the Salvation Armv
- itadel.
Phyliss fiskin will conduct a
program on "Diet Workshop"
far members and friends.
to >V
Dlrav Chapter participated
in a Country Fair held in the
mam lobby of Kings Point on
Feb. 12.
The chsnter exhibit displayed
the craft*: from- projects in
winch ORT women are in-
\ >l".ed.
to -Cr.
litatMCt. ( (.invention, to be
li >id May 24*M atjthe Peauville
Hotd in Miami Beach, is seek-
ing luffmer ORT students or
gt^dunun of ORT schools liv-
ing in J'-ide. Broward and Palm
BSJbia Counties to participate
in interviews.
IS8 contact Sylvia Bunis,
chairwoman of publicity and
Americas affairs, of the Palm
Beach County Region.
YitUlisli Culture Croup
The Yiddish Culture Group of
wntury Village meets every
Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the club-
aHBB auditorium. The next two
nog rams are:
-Feb. 17: Mr. Siraonson of
Weizmano Institute of Jerusa-
! in, guest speaker.
Musical program by- the Ceh-
riiry Village Mandolin Ensenv
fflfc under Mac Ball: Mrs. Chrnt.
Feb. 24: Dr. Sidney Selig,
director of the Jewish Commu-
nity Day School, will speak on
the historv and a model for the
future of ; Jewish r. Education.
Students from the day .school
will perform.
Musical nrogram:: Shoshana.
vocalist, -and Mildred Btrnbaum,
pianist: Si Kfllick, violinist; and
Linda BarmeH, accompanist.'
Two Women's ORT Chapters
Plan 4Mother-to-Another? Luneheon
The fourth annual "Mother-
to-Another" luncheon wHH be
held jointly by the Palm Beach
and North Palm Beach Chanters
of Women's American ORT on
Monday. Feb. '6. at the Break-
ers, it was announced by Mrs.
Minna Gladstone, chairwoman
of the event.
The funds raised will be do-
nated to the social assistance
program, which provides kitch-
en, canteen and dormitory fa-
cilities, clothing-, textbooks, ami
transportation when needed to
students in ORT schools in 23
countries throughout the world.
Mrs. Feme Kron, national
vice president and educator,
will be the guest speaker. An.
interniitional fashion show mo-
deled by ORT members will be
presented bv Stanley Nelson of
Royal Poinciana Plaza.
Betty Levi and Enid Kaufman-:
are presidents of the two upon?
soring clnpter* Reservations
may be made by contacting Mrs.
S*11y ^ehriber,- chairwoman.
Temple Israel
The annual donor luncheon
of Temnle Israel Sisterhood will
be held on Monday, Feb. 16, at
the Breakers.
The Select Choral Group of
Sun Coast High School will en-
tertain members and guests.
Brandeis I .
Palm Beach Chapter-East will
meet on Monday, Feb. 23. at 2
n.rn-. in the meeting room of the
West Palm Beach Public Lt
Bel-nice Gold, book reviewer
and educator.-will-discuss the
current bestsellet "Ragtime" by
1 1. Doctrow, a narrative of
twn-of-the-eanturv America.
Members and friends are in-
vited to attend.
IJ'iiai B'rith
The first informal meeting to
establish a new B'nai B'rith
Women Chapter for the area
from Southern Boulevard to
59th Street will be held on Tues-
day. Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. at the
Pavilion Apartments Meeting
Regular monthly meeting
dates will be announced in a
future issue of the "Jewish
Pahn Beach Coanty Chapter
No. 174 will celebrate "Brother-
hood Month" at their meeting
on Tuesday. Feb. 24, at 1:15 p.m.
at Temple Beth El.
A speaker from the regional
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai
B'rith in Miami will discuss
"Anti-Semitism in Palm Beach
Also on the program is Larry
Lowry, a junior at Twin Lakes
High School, who wiH >sing- a
"brotherhood" medley. Larry,
a statewide contest winner,
plays the lead in his school pro-
duction of "The Roar of the
Greasenaint. the Smell of the
Members and guests are wel-
Lalior Zionist
The Labor Zionist Alliance
of Palm Beach wiH meet on be-
half of Soviet JeVajr on Wed-
nesday. Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. at the
Jewish Community Center.
Michael Schneider of the
Women's American ORT "mothers" plan-
ning their annual luncheon are (from left)
Ceil Bittner, Tina Newmark, Sylvia Leigh-
ton, Sally Schreiber, fiarriet Paul, Uthel
Cohen, chaimklnMihn* Gladstone, Palm
Beach Chapter president Betty Levi, Pau-
line Judd, Beatrice Goodman, and Sylvia
Colby. ^
South Florida Conference on
Soviet Jewry will speak on
Detente and the Jews in Rus-
sia." He is chairman of the Fed-
eration's community relations
international affairs subcommit-
Shalom Groun is scheduled to
meet on Mondav. Feb. 16, at
12:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army
Yiddish songs presented by
Dorothv and Arthur Janis will
head the musical program. Re-
freshments will be served.
* *
The annual Angel of Mercy
luncheon was held by the Palm
Beach County Chapter on Feb.
12 at the Breakers.
The honoree at the luncheon
was longtime Hadassah support-
er Mrs. Maurice Rosenfeld of
Palm Beach and New York.
The Rosenfelds are active mem-
bers of the Board of Mental
Health and the Jewish -Guild for
the Blind.
Conceived 25 years ago by
Mrs. Rose Burns in the Palm
Beach Hotel, the luncheon has
traditionally featured a Martha
of Worth Avenue fashion show.
Mrs. Martha Phillips has been
honored by Hadassah wWi a
scholarship in her name at the
Alice Sdigsberg School of De-
sign in Israel. This year she
featured original designs by
Mila Schon of Italy.
to -Cr to
Tomar Groun, newly formed
at Royal Palm Beach, will hold
its second meeting on Monday.
Feb. 23, at 12:30 p.m. at the Fel-
lowship Hat) of Community
Covenant Church.
Pincu, president pro tern, will
Beth Sholom
Men's Club
The Men's Club of Temple
Beth Sholbm will meet on Feb
15 at 9:30 a.m. to h*ar Dr. Mich-
ael Berson, urologist, sneak on
"Diseases of the Prostate
Gland," with a slide presenta-
Members and guests are in-
vited to the monthly breakfast
j res
mh,Um* .. ^jy*y
Do you have a question relating to a family problem?
Each month, the Jewish Family and Children's Service
will attempt to answer questions of general interest in
this column. Inquiries should be addressed to "Dear
Jenny," Jewish Family and Children's Service, 309
Citizens Building, West Palm Beach, Flo. 33401.
Dear Jenny,
For quite a few yean I have
been spending five or aix
months In this area. Last June
I decided to make my perma-
nent home hero, in a ooade
minhua I bought some yean
Someone told me that aa a
permanent resident I am en-
titled to certain tax advantages.
Is this true, and if so. where
can I find out what they are?
Mrs. J.A.
Dear Mrs. J.A.,
According to information
from the office of the Palm
Beach County Property Apprais-
er any person who owns a resi-
dence and maintains it as his
or her home on January 1, is
entitled to a $5,000 exemption.
An additional exemption of $5,-
000 is granted to a homeowner
if he (she) or the spouse has
reached the age of 65 by Jan-
uary 1, making a total amount
of $10,000 which is deducted
from the appraised valu* of the
home. A widow, regardless of
age. is entitled to a $500 ex-
emption, but if she is over 65
and has already, been granted
the full $10,000 exemption, she
cannot receive the extra $500.
According to law. total exempt-
tierts- for nirr hobeowner cannot
exceed $10,000.
More dt ailed information
can b obtained from David L.
Ried. Room 214. palm Beach
County Court House, 300 N.
Dixie Highway. West Palm
Beach. Fin. or by telephoning
them with the information and
help they need to have children
by choice, not by chance. To
accomplish this, the local af-
filiate, like many others across
the country, provide.s a..wide
range of services.
Chfdcs staffed bv trdaQfied
doctors are held sev-ral ttmes
a week at their facility on the
fifth floor of the Downtown
Square Building at 170 S.'Olive
in West Palm ftetcn. Contracep-
tive informal i->n and such ex-
aminations as Pn-> tnfIMN and
pregnan* v and VD tests are
provid-'d at*arv l-w cost, and
coun^ li-" ->n m-oblem pregnan-
cies is availibl- at no cost.
If you wbuld like to have
more information, call 655-7984
any weekday.
to to. to
Dear Readers:
Don't forget JFCS a hare to
help you. Keep those cards and
letters coming so that we may
kiaw the Information you need!
to -to
Dear Jennv.
1 -elv I have been hearing a
"it rtoal about an organiza-
**m cHed Planned Parenthood.
A* thev ivallv against people
having children? ^ '
Curious Ella
Dear Ella, a.
There is a very active affiliate
of Planned Parenthood in Palm
Beach County. This is a nation-
al organization, and its purpose
is not to keep people from hav-
m children, but to provide
Camp Shalom Day Camp
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Ibforrhetiondteterral Service
Jewish Community Day
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Jewish Community
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Jewish Family & Children*
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jary 13, 1976
The Jnifch Flotidian of Palm Beach -County
>xico's Jew^Confront a TimedfiDisqutet
fa time of disquiet for
V |0,1S They are nWV-
L.v and to no small
lewildered b>' ,neir R0V"
Jj ^8 ag policy to-
L Middle East com-
,v to Israel one day,
-,c 0f Hie Palestine
\m Orpanization the
L,e are al." worried
L attitudes expressed
p'Uv prtss. l-he boycott
ryom the United States
Inada la response to
vote in lavor of the
heral Assembly resolu-
hdii"-' '/;'>nism as racism
d for me serioiM slump
count ia s tourist indus-
NEWSPAPfiRS fail to
it what Minister of
Julio Hirshfield Al-
Insetf has confirmed:
I ,.,. lost non-Jcw-
lVl.u as Jewish tourists
U.S. and Canada this
nose of exorbitant
poor service in
jst bi- said that apart
fcxico's ambiguous posi-
lsra.l and Zionism,
i Jewry still enjoys Rood
with the authorities.
is no discrimination
Jews in colleges sad
(ties. Jews occupy hifib
in the fields of sci-
mercc. industry, ad-
and in gorern-
TIIE NEW'Mexican Ambas-
sador- to "the United Nations,
Poberto Rosemwfig Dia?, is
of part Jewish ancestry. Iron-
ically, his previous, post was
Mexico's Ambasydur-to Eftypt.
fRWdlrrister of ITeurism, men-
t;>nM nb*ve. is also partly
Jewish-. Ahd die Former Tor-
rim Minister, IimiJio 0.\- Ra-
basa, has' a" Jewish wbthcr
whosc marten name is Mish-
M-.-xican Jewry-is. in -short,
well off. But like the Jewish
commuaities of the United
States and Canada, it identifies
strongiy with Israel. Its lecl-
lgs- of apprehension began
last August when President Luis
Echeversia visited 14 countries
in the Americas, Africa and
Asia, among them Israel.
In the African and Aral coun-
tries" he made prn-Arah state-
ments. In Alexandria he cm-
braced PLO chieftain Yasir
A.atrit Bfl | promised to permit
the i'LO to open an office in
Mexico City.
IN ISRAEL later, Echcverria
visited libhtir/im and villages.
Ha made proZionist statements
and i vowed Mexican ..Israel
Liendship. This caWed' the
s'of S*pi4 M.Aicare Jeu>.
I Rut in N'oreaaber. Mexico
iaWed the pro-Ahart-maJofiitv
m feehe ^General A Aesetffl
Third Commit!.e and -kKesnin
' '* Assembly itself-to condemn
' Zionismx alum' with apartheid
as a racist imwabient. Once
more, Jews here i were dis-
Brhevcrria tried to make
ransends. Ho dispatched then
'Foreign Mimsr r Rabasa -to
"JrmsnJem Fne a rapprochement
ith Israel. Ksbss.i laid a
v.-renth on Hertl's tomb. He
rdphtined Macioo's ote in die
L'N ;'s a polMcal necessity and
affirmed thai Mexico was not
anti-Zionist and t'lat it valued
ii I friendship with Israel.
THE ISRAELI authorities
seemed ta accept his \cxpiana-
ISOSSi But Jews here believed
that wen it n it for the tourist
boycott by U.S. and Canadian
Jews. Eche,-erria would not
have sent ''is Foreign Minister
on a conciliation mission.
Rabasa found himself in trou-
ble a>uon as he tetarmed. The
Mexican press attacked him
I ir apologizing to Israel and
thus compromising" the nation's
honor Some papers fotmd it
SCessary to mention- that his
asBther's name is Mishkin.
Rabasa resigned under pres-
Sdre. His successor, the new
] oreim Minister Alfonso Gar-
cia Rubles, stated that there
v. is no change in Mexico's for-
eign policy or in its friendly
.attitude t wa.d Israel. But it
nas^-Roblcs who,-as Mexico's
UN envoy, cast his country's
cote-in favor of the anti-Zion-
ist-resohition. I
LAST WEEK an Israeli dele-
gation arrived b* to nego-
tiate the implementation of
agreements for cultural and
scientific cooperation between
Mexico and -Israel that were
arranged last August between
President Echeverria and Pre-
mier Yitzhak Rabin in Jeru-
salem. The delegation was
warmly received.
But J.-ws he-.-; are still ur.-
eisy: It is very difficult to be
M good tor-'S with Both God
and the Devil.
Mejnco's flirtation with the
Araiw. while attempting to reas-
lu-c Israel, resembles the pre-
carious -ncrfor nance of a tight-
rope walker. He may fall, and
Mexico's Jews are wondering.
State Department 'Explains'
U.S. Veto at UNations
The State Department, in an
unusual demonstration of sup-
port for the decision it has
taken at the United Nations.
has strongly reinforced the
veto the United States cast
against the resolution in the
ORT North Palm Beach theetor-partyr'-
Temple Bath El Sisterhood kosher Italiano dinner
Temple Beth Shoiem Men's Cub
Temple Beth El dedication and dinner dance
Israel Bonds, Temple Beth Sholom
Hadassah Shalom Group stndy group
ORT Palm Beach "Mother-to-Another'' luncheon
Temple Israel Sisterhood
Yiddish Culture Group
National Council of Jewish Women board
Temple Beth El Sisterhood donor luncheon
Congregation Anshei Sholom Sisterhood
City of Hope board
B'oai B'rith Women No. 1496 board
Israel Bond/* parlor meeting
Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary
Labor Zionist AlMance
Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood board
Hadassah Bat .Gurion Group
Hadassah Rishona Group
Hadassah Z'hava Group
American Jewish Committee
ORT evening board
New York United Jewish Appeal dinner
workers training day 9:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
Njdassah Bat Gurion bowling party
CONCERT, West Palm Beach Auditorium8 p.m
Temple Israel Sisterhood theater patty
RT North Pahn Beach
Hdassah Chai Group
J n B'rith Women No. 1523 board
Temple Beth Dayiel Sjsterhood ^
Wish Culture Group.[ceVfury Vm>ee
^n*!reaUon Anshei SHdlom
Jewtth Guild for the BUnd luncheon
yiends of Haifa Ueivenltv
Mi Briih Women Ho. 174
oneer Women-GoMa Meir Oub board
Ort oeSt Pakn Bt*dh rwdon W**1"1"
lWI^r.ab,l Beac* ional oreeutive meeting
ad.SSah Yooel Group "Chm" luncheon
'wricen Jewish Cwngnss*
fempie Beth El Men's Objb board "* ,
Security Council on the Middle
In a 2JHMKvord. statament
that spokesman Robert Funseth
described as "peally the defini-
tive statement as- of now on
our approach" to1 the- achieve-
ment of Middle East peace, the
Department said that the "ne-
gotiating framework establish-
ed in previous "Security Coun-
cil Resolutions 242 and 338
ha.l won widespread acceptance
ami should be preserved."
THIS "negotiating. frame-
work," ; the .'statement said-, rh?
sufficiently flewWe that it can
provide the basis for negotiat-
ing Jfir ind durable sohrtions
to aU the issues lm-otved."
The statement said that
"there will be no permanent
peace unless it includes ar-
rangements that take Into ac-
count the legitimate interests
of the Palestinian people."
Bm it pointed out that it is
"not realistic" to expect Israel,
to agree to the participation of,
the Palestinians-in negotiations!
if the Palestinian policy is -"to'
seek the disappearance" of Is-
rael as a state.
Wnai B'rith Still
Undecided About
Formal Relations ,
"WASHINGTON B'nai B'rkh said last week tha-_
"contrary to published statements," it had made no
decision to reinstitute group tours to Mexico.
-tVnw B'rtth President David M. Blumberg said that
his organization plans no formal action to resume such
tours until a poll of some 2,000 of its'local leaders, so-
liciting their views and reactions, is completed.
BLUMBERG SAID it was "unfortunate" that tht
recommendations of a special committee for the Con
ference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organi-
ations. proposing that the American Jewish community s
relations with Mexico be "fully iormalized,, had been
jftibticly nted "before any of its constituent or
. ganizutions had a chance to act on them."
This has created implications of a change in B na-.
B'rith's policy on tourism that is, at this time, unwar-
ranted," Blumberg declared.

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days (Monday) prior to
publication (every other
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and oativities should be 150
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Contact Esther Sokol, Di-
rector of Community Edu-
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the right to edit.
Mail material to:
2415 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm aWach, Ffc.
1975-76 Community Pre-School
Programs and Fees
5 Day Program
9 AJkt 12 NOON
3 and 4 year olds
C Child must be 3 by Doc 31, 1975
(Child must bo 5 by Doc. 31, 1075
Tuition: per month $47.50
Registration Foo: $30.00
an outstanding professions! counseling agency taming tht
Jewish community of Palm Beach County. Proteational and
confident'*! halo it available for
Problems of the aging
Adoption and child placement
Vocational counseling
War Hal counseling
Parent-child conflicts
Personal problems
Private Offices
241S Otcoechobee Boulevard
Wat Pahn loach. Fla. 33409
Telephone: M4-1991
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Page 12
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, February i3_ J
The Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County has an-
nounced plans for the twelfth
season of its Summer Day Camp
program at Camp Shalom for
children, ages 3-14.
The eight-week camp season
will run from June 21-August
13, with the first four-week ses-
sion from June 21-July 16 and
the second session from July
19-August 13, according to
camp committee chairman,
Charles Jacobson.
Camn Shalom is situated on
a spacious 18-acre site on Bel-
vedere Road, one mile west of
the turnpike overpass.
Children from all sectors of
the community, and of all orig-
ins, races and religions, enjoy
the opportunity of summer
months in a safe, wholesome
and enriching environment.
Programs are designed for
each age group to promote
rhysical, social and cultural
growth and the acquisition of
new skills and interests.
of the Palm Beaches'
Feb. IS, 9 p.m.Cocktail Party
. Hosts: Irving Kuriosky
and Evelyn Da\*inan
Feb. 17, 9 p.m.
Rap Session: El Pomar Trace
Hostess: Cindy Sothern
F*. 9 p.m.Dance
Larry-Dean's Crystal Bathroom
Lake Park
Feb. 25, 19 p.m.
"Meet Me at Oliver's"
516 N. Olive Avenue. WPB
Feb. 26, 9 pjn.Dance
Larry Dean's Crystal Ballroom
Lake Park
The Jewish Singles Group
plans socials, discussion
groups and week-end trips
for single adults of the Jew-
ish community.
For membership informa-
tion and to be placed on the
group's mailing list, contact
Hal Farancz, president, or
Robert Kessler, Federation's
acting executive director, at
mm i
Denies Bonn
I Deal Flat
Nahum Goldmann has denied
that his negotiations with the
Weat German authorities on
DM 600 million claims of Holo-
caust victims have finally col-
lapsed, with the West Germans
saying they would pay no more
compensations. In a cable to
the Jewish Telegraphic Agen-
cy's London office, the presi-
dent of the World Jewish Con-
gress wrote:
"With regard to your state-
ment January 22nd that nego-
tiations concerning final set-
tlement for Jewish victims of
Nazi persecution have fallen
through', I want to deny this
information as without foun-
dation. No decision has been
reached by the German gov-
ernment concerning the mat-
"IT IS quite likely that, be-
cause of the financial prob-
lems facing the German govern-
ment and in view of the begin-
ning election year, the final
decision may have to be post-
poned till after the elections
but no negative decision has
been taken by the German au-
thorities, as I was assured."
Monday through Friday, 9:15 a.m. 3:45 p.m. Campers
are assigned to units by school grades, age, and/or matur-
ity. Programs and activities are directed and supervised by
a trained staff. Special activities include athletics, music,
drama, arts and crafts. Red Cross-certified swimming in-
struction, and nature study. Special activities include bowl-
ing, roller-skating, trips to beaches and places of interest.
Pre-School, Elementary Division:
8 weeks$210 & $40 Registration and Activity Fee
4 weeks$110 & $20 Registration and Activity Fee
For each additional child from same family:
8 weeks$190 & $40 Regstration and Activity Fee
4 weeks$100 & $20 Registration and Activity Fee
Fees include transportation, meals, snacks, a Camp Shalom
T-shirt, insurance and special activities.
A special Teen-Tra J
for t-ens entering the sei
eichth and nin ih eradp, .
make two three-wcekcjj
trios, including one to
Northeast, as part of the Bin
tennial celebration.
Richmond and William8bJ
Washington, Philadelphia
Gettysburg, are some of
points of interest scheduled I
the first-session visit.
A second-session trip u
excursion to the South*
Houston. Dallas, San Ante
New Orleans, etc.
NOTE: A second bus may I
added to accommodate the ..
ord teen enrollment; there
now a waiting list for the Te
Camp sessions.
i* ft
8 weeks$280 & $40 Registration and Activity Fee
- 4 weeks$140 & $20 Registration and Activity Fee
For each additional child from same family:
8 weeks$260 & $40 Registration and Activity Fee
4 weeks$130 & $20 Registration and Activity Fee
Christian Silence Criticized
JERUSALEM (JTA) "Are political considera-
tions so powerful that they silence men of faith and
block any move to bring succor to brothers in distress?"
Religious Affairs Minister Yitzhak Raphael posed
the question in a strongly-worded attack on the silence
of church leaders over the slaughter and maltreatment
of Christians in Lebanon.
Speaking to a National Religious Party gathering
in Tel Aviv, he blasted the "strange silence" of church
Meanwhile, informed sources closely familiar with
the events in Lebanon told the Jewish Telegraphic
Agency late last week, before the truce went into ef-
fect, that the fighting there has been particularly sav-
age, with both sides often flagrantly violating the basic
canons of the Geneva Conventions.
Jewish Federation of Palm Baaed County
2415 Okeechobee Blvd., Wnt Palm Baadi, Florida 33409
Please enroll my child (children) in the summer day camp.
... Phone


Parent's Name .
1. Child's Name .....
-D Male Q Female Birth Date.............-.............
Name of School......... Grade in Sept. 76.
2. Child's Name..................................................
D Male.- Q Female Birth Date..........................
Name of School.................................. Grade in Sept. 76
I wish to enroll my child (children) for
Eight weeks June 21 Aug. 13
1st Period June 21 July 16
2nd Period July 19 Aug. 13
1 hereby apply for admission of my child(ren) to the day camp
program of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.
Parent Signature.................................................. (Date)
Note: Each child's application must be accompanied by pay-
ment of Registration and Activity fee. Check payable to: Jew-
ish Federation of Palm Beach County.
Allon To Be Honoree and Keynoter At
Israel Bonds Inaugural Conference
Jlon, ] irael' ment programs it simmrt in *_ *.. *_______________Deoutv Prime Minister in If
is a member of the Cabinet
Yigal Allon, Israel's Deputy
Prime Minister and Minister for
Foreign Affairs, will be guest
of honor and keynote speaker
at the International Israel Bonds
Inaugural Conference at the
Fontainebleau Hotel, Feb. 26-
More than 1.000 Jewish com-
munity leaders from through-
out the Western Hemisphere
will pay tribute to Allon as he
launches the 1976 campaign for
State of Israel Bonds and de-
scribes the economic develop-
ment programs it supports in
Gen. Allon, who began Ms
military career in the Haganah.
served as commander-in-chief
of the Palmach, which played a
major role in Israel's War of
Liberation. He was a member
of the Prime Ministers' mili-
tary advisory committee, which
formulated the strategies and
as Minister of Labor and was
responsible for public works
policies during the Six-Day War
of June, 1967.
In 19S4 Allon became a mem-
ber of the Knesset. He served
and other development proj-
ects, many of which are financ-
ed with proceeds from the sale,
of Israel Bonds.
Allon, who was appointed
defense and economic affi
committees. He has previou
served as Minister of AW
tion and Minister of Educaw
and Culture.
Pharmaceutical Fraternity
Plans Accredited Seminar
Metric Teen Tours Director
Is Interviewing in Florida
Allen N. Rich, owner-director
of Metric Teen Tours, will visit
the Florida area during the siext
few weeks to interview prospec-
tive members of their summer
Metric Teen Tours specializes
in hotel, camping, and bicycle
tours of the United States, Ha-
waii, Europe and Israel. Special
features include experienced
tourleaders, registered nurses
and all-inclusive fee. Special de-
partures for compatible age
groups are another specialty.
Teenagers from Florida have
gone on Metric Teen Tours for
21 years. Last summer 87 area
teenagers traveled with them.
Special departures from the Mi-
ami area are available.
All the tours are featured in
the 1976 summer brochure,
which is available to anyone in-
terested as are home interviews.
The Sooth Florida Alumni
chapter of Rho Pi Phi Interna-
tional Pharmaceutical Frater-
nity will hold a four-hour ac-
credited seminar on Sunday,
Feb. 15, at Washington Federal
Building. 633 NE 167th Street.
Registration begins at 8
and the seminar begins at 8u
and continues until 1 p.m.
In accord with board reg-
ulations, there will be a half
hour coffee break between
The speakers are Dr. Robert
H. Gillon, a proctologist. "Rec-
tal Symptomatology and Its
Relationship to Pharmacy"; Dr.
Herbert Javery. anesthesiolog-
ist, "Drugs, Anesthetics and
Analgesics Used in Anesthes
ology"; Dr. James Diadito
pital superintendent, *
Florida State Hospital, Past
President"; Dr. Artnur WJ
man. Chief Pharmacist, t
macy Services at Flonda
Hospital"; and Agnes CioUi,
Ph., charter member ot/u
The Role of the tonsure
Pharmacist in Instituti*
Pharmacy." iMT t
The cost of the seminar
$5 and all net proceeds go ^
pharmacy scholarships.
South Florida practicing
wood, is chairman of the <
tinuing education comnutte*

\aycott of Mexico: A French Lesson for Us
Coodnoed from Paw 4
forgiveness because of
-'hotels, whatever Presi-
, ftheverria may have said
, contrary-
me Israelis more than any-
[ else surely understand this.
X IS significant in this
rd is that the Israelis ap-
J*Le Mexico's frankness
[that Arab-directed expedien-
1 in one arena need not nec-
Lrily rub out a relationship
E Israel in another. Obvious-
American Jews are begin-
i to appreciate it too.
is clearly not the best
Ton which to pursue inter-
nal relations, but for the
nent it is better than no re-
i at all.
A'ith this in mind. I keep
jidering why we assaulted
fcxico so overwhelmingly on
, anti-Zionist vote, and why
have been so silent about
> French.
NCE THE final glorious
of Le Grand Charles de
e, France has been a dag-
struck deep in the heart of
eli sensibilities. The French
" vote last week to the in-
nous Palestine state resolu-
at the UN should be the
de grace.
Compared to Mexico's brief
fling with expediency, France's
history since the mid-1950's has
been a cemetery filled with the
rotting corpses of her once re-
volutionary ideals.
I am not dealing here with
repeated French betrayals of
America since then or even
with the long-term impact of
America's own betrayal of
France in the 1956 Suez-Sinai
war, which may well have been
the cause behind the cancerous
quantum leap in French be-
trayals in the first place.
MY CONCERN is with Israel,
which has suffered in her pro-
portion far more from these
betrayals than any other west-
ern or pro-western nation un-
fortunate enough to attract the
animus and egomania of Le
Grand Charles, and the spirit
of that animus and that ego-
mania, which still linger on at
Quay d'Orsay long after him.
It would be intereating to
count American Jewry's tourist
dollar outlay in Paris despite
this dismal history. Why the
stand on Mexico and the indif-
ference to a boycott of vaca-
tioning in France?
Is it that we could do with a
respite from Montezuma's re-
venge but not without the lat-
est Parisian perfume?
MY EARLIEST recollection of
those Mutt and Jeff photographs
of Le Grand Charles and Da-
vid Ben-Gurion are still heart-
warming enough.
But when Le Grand Charles
turned French egomania into
an instrument, among other
things, of classical anti-Semi-
tism, I wondered then why Jews
still trod the beaten boring path
to the Place de la Concorde and
the Champs Elysees.
De Gaulle it was who talked
about Jews as the "killers of
Christ" in his never-ending at-
tacks on Israel once he deter-
mined that France's future in
the Middle East must be pur-
sued at the expense of Israel.
DE GAULLE it was who thus
influenced the Arabs to believe
that their struggle against Is-
rael, on European terms, might
well include the revolting anti-
Semitic canards of the past.
De Gaulle it was who, among
all Europe's leaders, singlehand-
edly took what Rolf Zundel in
the West German newspaper
;'Die Zeit," called an "author-
itarian posture during the
Middle East crisis" of 1967
meaning sharply anti-Israel.
De Gaulle it was who, after
the war, prompted Erik Blu-
menfeld, a Christian Democrat
member of the Kurt Georg Kie-
singer government, to declare
that "the French President
again is risking his accomplish-
ments by setting out a danger-
ous political course that, if it
is not countered, will split Eu-
rope militarily and politically."
DE GAULLE it was who, aft-
er the war, prompted Howard
K. Smith to say of him, "De
Gaulle represents only De Gaul-
le. His influence has been nega-
tive and destructive. His ideas
are a barren set of grandiose
De Gaulle it was who, after
the war, raged at "Anglo-Sax-
ons'' in his "Free Quebec"
movement, which he somehow
linked to "Israeli aggression."
One can go on and on. Since
Le Grand Charles' day, little
has changed, other than that
his attack on the stability of
the U.S. dollar, which failed,
later gave the Arabs a similar
THAT IDEA is already par-
tially succeeding in the same
way that the Gaullist anti-Sem-
itism spurred the Arabs to suc-
cess in the restoration of clas-
sical Jew-hatred as a political
The tenure of Valery Giscard
iiissian Tenor and Labor Zionist Leader
ill Headline His tadrut Conference
[A tenor with the Metropolitan
w in New York who emi-
from the Soviet Union
and one of the nation's leading
Labor Zionist figures will head-
line the opening session of the
tenth annual Histadrut Eco-
aomic Conference for Israel,
Sunday evening. Feb. 15.
I JERUSALEM (JTA) Israel's mounting concern
Fw the growing Syrian influence in Lebanon was reflect-
"inere in warnings by the President, the Premier and the
ense Minister that Israel would be forced to intervene
Manly if Syria invaded or took over Lebanon.
I The warning by
. President
0-raim Katzii, in a speech
United Jewish Appeal
OB headed by Walter
POO, of Newport News,
.was unexpected because
fe President of Israel rare-
7 maLkes political statements
i public.
ere a
Joan* words therefore
*med to underline the gravity
situation in Lebanon
i ceasefire between the
Moslem and Christian
Bns went into effect under
g>s of the Syrian-spon-
Palestine Liberation
Itoar said: "Our policy is
' Policy. But if Syria inter-
. we w.11 have no choice
0 send m our troops. If
' m over Lebanon it will
enous threat to Israel."
*m m added that *-
gd not cross the Leba-
rS .1 m would continue
,o cL'h0se terrorists who
"cross over."
\ Past however, Israeli
*ffiM a,,ack terrorist
'Ceni ere and IsrMl
roris J "US have ^rnbed
** bas in that country.
ir^V^hak Rabln, ad.
1 Mted i ?lng session of
- 'Sracl Appeal-Keren
mission here, also
^ria not to intervene
in Lebanon. He declined to spe-
cify what Syrian move would
be regarded by Israel as an act
of wan
However, he declared, '"Our
neighbors know exactly" what
developments would force Israel
to act and they should there-
fore "think and think again be-
fore precipitating such develop-
Rabin noted that Lebanon
was the only Arab country in
the Middle East where Islam
is not the official religion. He
said the developments there
have demonstrated that the
Moslem majority is not pre-
pared to tolerate any autonomy
for the non-Moslem minority.
DEFENSE Minister Shimon
Peres, who addressed a 52-mem-
ber UJA mission from Cleve-
land, said "We feel our warn-
ings regarding Lebanon have
been sufficient until now. I
know that some elements in
Lebanon are appreciative.
'Tf the Syrians are around in
Lebanon, it will mean a new
war, but they have an appre-
ciation of their strength com-
pared to ours and for that rea-
son they are being careful."
According to Dr. Sol Stein,
national president of the Israel
Histadrut Foundation (IHF),
Dr. Judah J. Shapiro, president
of the National Committee for
*asaw Israel, -will r%teliver the
keynote address at the inaugural
session. Russian tenor Misha
Raitzin will present a musical
salute to Israel.
The' four-day conference at
the Fontainebleau Hotel marks
the IHF's $40 million milestone,
the cumulative total of commit-
ments since the organization
was founded IS years ago.
Highlight of the conclave will
be the awards banquet on Wed-
nesday, Feb. 18, in tribute to
one of Israel's major diplomats.
Participants throughout the eco-
nomic conference will include
Israeli officials, Labor Zionist
movement leaders and delegates
from the .United States and
Moe Levin, a national vice
president of the Histadrut
Foundation and chairman of the
Morris to Be Keynoter At
Pioneer Women Bonds Lunch
Yaakov Morris, the spokes-
man of Israel's Permanent Mis-
sion to the United Nations, will
keynote the South Florida
Council of Pioneer Women Bond
With-Israel Luncheon on Mon-
day, Feb. 23, at 11:30 a.m. at
the Eden Roc Hotel, it was an-
nounced by Mrs. Milton Green,
president and luncheon chair-
A member of Israels Foreign
Ministry for the past two de-
cades, Morris served as deputy
director of the Information Di-
vision in Jerusalem and has
represented Israel as the head
of the missions in India, as
counselor in Stockholm and as
counsel in New York.
The Irish-born diplomat is
author of the best-selling "Mas-
ters of the Desert," which has
an introduction by David Ben-
Gurion. Morris was active in
the Pioneer Zionist Youth Move-
ment and served in the Haga-
Mrs. Green announced that
Clara (Mr* Sidney) Leff will
receive the State of Israel David
Ben-Gurion Award at the lunch-
con. Mrs. Leff, former national
president, is national building
fund and national Israel Bond
chairman for the Pioneer Wom-
en. She was a delegate to the
World Zionist Congress in Jeru-
salem and to the 25th anniver-
sary conference of Youth Aliyah
in Israel.
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D'Estaing still mirrors the
Gaullist glitter through the re-
calcitrant tenure of Georges
Pompidou a French era one
can never forget for its boycott
of parts to Israel for the Mir-
age fighter even as the Arabs
were beating the Israelis bloody
in the first round of their Yom
Kippur attack in 1973
And still, American Jews
flock to the Parisian palaces of
pleasure. Mexico, in compari-
son, was a joke.
Former Sen J. William Ful-
bright has registered with the
Department of Justice as a for-
eign agent representing the
United Arab Emirates, a fed-
eration of oil producing sheik-
doms on the Persian Gulf.
The Arkansas Democrat, who
was chairman of the Senate
Foreign Relations Committee
for IS of his 30 years in the
Senate, joined the law firm of
Hogan and Hartson when he
left the Senate last year after
his defeat in the 1974 Dem-
ocratic primaries.
THE JEWISH Telegraphic
Agency disclosed on Jan. 22
that through Fulbright's efforts,
the United Arab Emirates en-
gaged his law firm as their
legal counsel in the U.S. last
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South Florida Advisory Cony
mittee. is host committee choir".
man for the Feb. 15-18 con-
clave. He will welcome dele-
gates at the inaugural dinner.
Dr. Morton Malvasky, rabbi of
Temple Beth Shalom, Holly-
wood, and chairman of the
South Broward Council of IHF,
is host committee cochairman.
Raitzin, who emigrated to Is-
rael from the Soviet Union in
1972, was a star performer
with the Moscow and Lenin-
grad opera companies .as..well
as an acclaimed soloist with
the Moscow Philharmonic. He
Town Hall in New York in Feb-
ruary, 1975. Raitzin will be ac-
companied by Israeli composer-
conductor Shmuel Fershko.
Dr. Shapiro, educator, lec-
turer and author, was elected
the first president of the Labor
Zionist Alliance in 1971. The
editor of the monthly Labor
Zionist publication "Jewish
Frontier," Dr. Shapiro is for-
mer national director of the
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations
and past president of the Na-
tional Conference of Jewish
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Mideast Clouds Rabin's Visit
Continued from Page 1
' i develop a comfortable at-
nosphere for Rabin's visit
Officials here believe Wash-
ington's main concern is to get
through 1976 without a new
Middle Kast war. The U.S..
therein e, wants "momentum"
in negotiations because it be-
lieves that stagnation can only
lead to war.
One of the conundrums that
Rabin had to solve in his tall s
with President Ford and Secre-
tary of State Henry A. Kissin-
ger was how to generate mo-
mentum in a situation that has
changed substantially since the
icond Israeli-Egyptian interim
l ccord was signed last Septem-
OFFICIALS here see no
chance of interim talks with
Syria since that country con-
tinues to pursue a hard line
which so far has advanced
President Hafez Assad's political
stature in the Arab world as
champion of t he Palestinian
Although implementation of
e Sinai accord with Egypt is
proceeding smoothly, there is
no question oi initiating a
irrher step-by-step process
v ith Cairo. The U.S. and Israel
in fact agreed in their Septem-
ber Memorandum that the next
:e of negotiations with Egypt
must be for a final peace set-
This leaves Jordan as the only
ont where a negotiating "mo-
mentum" might be developed.
Officials here have shown a
renewed interest of late in "the
Jordanian option" and say the
U.S. is also interested in ex-
ploring the possibility thai Jor-
dan can reiiwisnt* itself -s -a siot>4o Amman that mig*<-in*
negotiating partner on behalf
of the West Bajii* Arabs.
SINCE the October, 1974. Arab
summit meeting at Rabat es-
tablished the PLO as the sole
representative of the Palestin-
ian Aral's. Jordan has taken a
back seat, and ha-; acquiesced,
at least in public, to the PLO's
The U.S.. as is well known
In re, held and still holds Is
rael responsible for failing to
agatJab an interim pact with
King Hussein before the Rabat
meeting which might have
headed off the PLO resolution.
Some officials here, however,
detect signs that Hussein may
be tryingr to find a way back
to the center oi negotiations.
He has announced that he
will convene his parliament in
March with the participation,
for the first time, of its West
Bank members.
THF.RE will 'be municipal
elections on- the West Bank in
April held under Israeli
aegis,, hut according .to Jordan-
ian law which could become
a showdown between PLO
sympathizers- and more mod-
irate forces who remain loyal
to Hussein or favor a non-PLO
indigenous representation of
West Bank interests.
Foreign Minister Yigal Allon.
v. ho visited Washington early
' month, is understood to
have tentatively rained his lat-
est ichas for informal raHrs be*
tween Israel and Jordan with
the participation oi non-PLO
Wst Bank leaders. According
to Allon. U.S. officials seemed
interested in his ideas.
What remained unclear and
indeed doubtful was whether
Rabin could make an attrac-
tive and authoritative proposal
to the American for transmis-
duee Hussein to risk the anger
of Arab hardliners in the hope
of regaining part of the West
Bank in an interim setlement.
RABIN, however, would also
be takiny a political risk at
least equal to Hussein's. Israeli
proposals invoh Big withdrawal
from any part of the West Bank
are certain to create a furore
in Rabia's coalition government
and lead to its down-
Theoretically, the govern-
ment has the right to negotiate
With Jordan, but it is obliged
to call lor a national referen-
dum before it cau actually sigu
a West Bank settlement
M:ny obseivers here believe
the Rabin government is too
weak to negotiate with Hussein
sunie say Ford and Kissinger
are aware of the Premier's in-
ternal difficulties and would
not press him for any defini-
tive proposals on Jordan at this
time but would seek instead a
broad, general statement of Is-
rael's' willingness to consider
interim talks, with Jordan.
IT IS unclear, however, how
such a general statement would
generate the. negotiating mo-
mentum desired by Washing-
ton. Another option is the Ge-
neva conference.
In a speech to the United
I.-racl Appeal-Keren Hayesod
mission here, the Premier call-
ed for reconvening the Geneva
talks undeej the terms oi r<
ierunee. ot the original, lcter
of invitation, of BeceosbeA 1973. i
He was expected to reiterate
this in his public, appear
in the U.S.
American Friends of Hebrew
Reclects Mcssingjea (3*ai mUl
Morns M. Messing. Palm
Beach industrialist and philan-
thropist, has been reelected
Florida state chairman of the
American Friends of the He-
brew University. Announcement
of his reelection was made by
I)r Max M. Kampelman of
Washington, D.C.. national
president of the organization.
Messing and his wife. Sylvia,
recently contributed a building
in the School of Education'on
the Mount Scopus Campus of
Hebrew University, and it was
named in their honor at cere-
monies in Jerusalem last sum-
Messing, who has also been
elected to the international
board of governors of Hebrew
University, is former chairman
of the board of the Unite
pitals of Newark (NjT
received an hono-ary from Bloomfield Colleeeinl
Jersey, and is the recini,*?
the America Friends' Ton*!
Learning Award.
Messina is coordinatini
tivities throughout Florida!
conjunction with the Nation
Founders Dinner and Acade-wi
Conference of the Amen
Friends of the Hebrew Unh
sity, scheduled for Feb 21 ta
22 at the Fontainchleau Hotdl
Messing also works with A|
bert A. Dorner, Southeastea
regional director of the orn
ization, in coordinating pn
grams and campaians for i
Greater Miami, Hollywood-J
landale and Palm Beach ch_
ters of the American Friendd
$45.5 Million to Be Paid To
Israel Bond Holders, March ll
On March 1 the State, ufisrael
will pay out approximately
S15.5 million to holders of third
development 12-year savings
bonds and second development
15-vear coupon bonds; The an-
nouncement was mad by Mil-
ton M. Parson, executive direc-
tor. South Florida Israel Bond
Th so payments will.fall due
one the maturity date j fan an?
proximately S.'VS million of the
savings bonds appreciating at a
value of 160 -percent and the-
bateacc in the full principal for
But with Syria insist*** on the coupon bonds, on the due
PLO participation at Geneva
from the outset ar.d Jordan in
sisting at least publicly
that it docs not speak for the
Palestinians, it is difficult to
see how the conference could
be recon' n '
Rabin, Ford Meet in Rain
Continued from Page 1
the State Department for a
luncheon hosted by Secretai y
of State Henry A. Kissinger.
In a written notice to the
press on the SO-minute meet-
ing between Ford and Rabin.
White House Press Secretary
Ron Nessen reported that "the
President reaffirmed long-
standing American support for
the security of Israel."
He also said that the Presi-
dent noted that "the need now
for all sides to search for
ways of continuing the pro-
cess of mntml
and comprehension in order to
achieve a just and durable
peace settlement."
Nessen reported that the two
leaders reviewed the
Nations Security Council de
bate and various a peers ot
U.S.-Israeli relations.
"The President stressed the
importance of these talks (with
Rabin) for developing ideas on
how next to move as part of
our overall consultations with
the parties involved. He re
peated his determination to
avoid a hiatus in negotiations."
THE WHITE House lawn
ceremony officially opened
Rabin's 11-day visit to the U.S.
which began in Philadelphia
when the Isre4i, -leader par-
ticipated in a Bicentennial
ceremony at the Liberty Bell.
Instead of arriving at the
White House oy helicopter as
originally scheduled, Rabin
came to Washington in a Presi-
dential plane, and then he and
Mrs. Rabin were driven to the
White House Iroin a nearby
EOEflB base.
Ford, greeting Rabin with
Um," said i Pre-
. visit win" "renew happy
memories." He hold Rabin that
"your visit gives me the op-
portunity to reaffirm on De-
li.df of tin) American people
the.enduring friendship of our
two countries, the traditional
commitment of the Untied
States to seek with Israel's
cooperation a peaceful cora-
i ehensive and |ust solution to
the conflict in the Middle
thi ramm
that the task of sjnal Ms
baa and die U.S. was "to
i the goal of peace to-
i" ther with realism and jus-
i Let Ul seize thi
opportunity to translate this
hope into realuy."
Taking note of the weather.
Rabin openod his remarks by
noting that in Jewish tradin >n
rain means blessings. He
pointed out that he was
the first head of govern-
ment to visit the United S
during tl DtennifJ end
wished "shalom" to "all Bom-
munities across your great
country, including the *Jewish
community with.whom we have
a profound historic spiritual
Rabin noted that America's
Bicentennial was also being
observed in Israel. "We do so
because of the debt that I
and the \\.;:,le fret wosld owes
to this great country."
THE PRiSiViiKR pledged
government's efforts to bring
b; t.vei I and the
Arab countries. He praised
Ford for his untiri)
and guidance to "America's
indispensable role" in the
He sani Port s name wiH
down in history fof his
for pea'- m the world
Rabin, who n .iv s fin* toat and
bat, wet presented wNh
I of roses.
date for the 30th and last inter-
est coupon.
If vou are the holder of bonds
oi either one of these issues.
vou are urged to submit them
lor redemption immediately for
two reasons, according to Par-
ISRAEL BONOS stop paying
interest after they reach the
date of maturity, and if you
wish Israel to have the full
lit of your investment, mat-
ured bond should be redeemed
promptly and reinvested in new
bonds of the current reoon-
tiOB and development is-
Parson emphasised that hold-
of Israel Bonds which
ar can take pride
in the fact that their lone-term
investment has contributed
i' to Israeli economic
development in difficult. and
critical years.
They can also derive aatisjac-
tiim and inspiration, he said.
from the fact that Israel
never failed to meet anv of I
financial obligations and is a
a position to repay their
in full and with all earned inn
This yeW, 19-6. will in t|
best Circumstances be a year!
austerity and economis
ship.for the peopje of Israe
it will be a year in tt
n-\r heavily on State of Bfl
Aid Slash
ford Case (R., N.JJ whipped!
support this week for the
storation of the Ford Adn
trattoo's cut in military d<
Is meL
Ford had announced a
million' cut for 1977 The
ate Foreign Relati: ns Comn
tee. backed by the Case fon
added S375 million to bo
military aid funds. In adding
it added S181 million in ee
mic aid.
THE MOTE was seen as |
tactic adopted by the Sen
Committae at a time when"
mier Yitzhak Rabin v
the U.S. and when both
duot. Ford and Secratarj
i H'.nry Kissinger would 1
leas* likely, to speak out pm
licly against the i
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Dade and Broward County Reform rabbis
are planning the centennial celebration
Of the.Hebrew Cnmn College-Jewish In-
siitutc of Religion, Seated (from left) are
Rabbis Herlvrt M. Baumgard, Temple
Beth Am; Samuel Z. Jaffe, Temple Beth
El; Joseph R. Narot, chairman, Temple Is-
rael; Ralph P. Kingsley, Temple Sinai.
Standing (from left) are A. Harold U&4
n.y, South Florida-director of develop^
it, HUC-JIR; Rabbis Robert P. Fra*>
Temple Solcl; Robert B, Orkand, U
Israel; Michael B. Eisenstat, Temple >
dea; and Chaim H. Friend, national direc-
tor of development, HUC-JIR-

ftbruary 13, 1976
T^f fewish Floridian.of Palm Beach County
*(- M
Leave it to an Arab: He Ought to Recognize Israeli Military Savvy
MY occasional lecture tours abroad, I am
Iv frequently asked to confirm or. deny, if Israel
.... has atomic bombs. I usually sidestep this
Son by replying that it really doasat matter.
Cl important .s that the Arabs think we have
Fit u"interesting to note what the Arabs really
. thini( or know. In a recent issue of the Le-
*r paper. "Sho'un Palestinia,". one Hatat Salam
Zsoud gives his readers an account of techno-
Lca! progress in Israel as he ees it. He claims
,o relv on Israel sources for his information.
BY WAY of comparison, he observes that in the
list of 24 nations which are-singled out by the
Institute"for Strategic Studies in London es major
producers of their own armaments the name of
Israel appears, but not a single Arab state.
Naturally he turns much of'his attention to
the nuclear field. Maksoud reports thatabout 2,800
scientists and engineers in Israel are engaged in
nuclear activity alone. He tells about two atomic
Uactors, one at Kahal Sorrk. which meets the needs
for advanced scientific and technological training,
and the other at Dimona, as well as a number of
secondary installations.
He gives credit to the Department of Nuclear
hnuinucrins and Science which trains the country's
skilled manpower in this field.
THERE IS a note of envy in his article as he
records that Israel's military production in certain
11 iMa is so sruiit that there is plenty available for
protitable export. Most of the country's artillery,
-he-says^-is..prr*hired by- a firm named Soltam, set
up in 1951, and 60 percent of its output is sold
The electronics industry is so flourishing that
the production has markets in 40 countries. The,
L-banes2 writer tells that Israel has established
electronics plants of its own design in a number
of African. Asian and I^atin American countries.
Maksoud becomes almost eloquent in his de-
tailed descriptions of the capabilities of Israel's guns
and missiles. Whh reap-ct to the former, he tells
about a 90 mm antirtank cannon, transported on
a half-track which has a 365-degree revolving tur-
ret even when the- vehicle is in motion.
IF ONE wore .unaware of the identity of the
writer, one would even imagine a note of pride
as he desciibjs a .155 caliber gun mounted on a
Sherman chassis. It lias a 20 kilometer range and
can fire three shells a second. The vehicle can
travel for 20 consecutive hours and has a speed
of 58 kilometers an hour. Those smart Israelis.
Mi M
I Speak in Behalf of
Dissidents' Sakharov
ITHIS IS the season for bestowal of thai Nobel
Prize on Andrei Sakharov, Russian free-
|dom fighter.
And in the Sakharov story the world may
Ibehold, if it only takes the.trouble to look.
Ithe full meaning of willingness to risk a well-
Iloved life in defense of liberty. For Sakharov
is a hero extraordinary, standing now at the
center stage in the unfolding drama wherein
Itechnology lias overkill enough to crush the
[human spirit.
"I APPEAL to you with respect and hope,"
I Sakharov cried out to the world in February,
1974, when he was presented Ibe I Norman
JThomas Freedom Award. H take won my-
Iself the liberty of expressing my.gratitude on
behalf of all Soviet dissidents'." At that time,
Ithe famed Russian physicist boldly asked un-
liversal support for several -argent social
He called lor free access by the RAJ-Cross
land the World Health Organization to inspect
[Soviet prisons; appealed for aannesty tor-'So-
viet political prisoners; prayed for an. end of
discrimination against ntjhwal naswrMes;
bought support lor Aleksanar 8otahesritsyo, at
I that time in a battle wish X the .Wussum gov-
leramem over the distribution <4f "HRhe 2*ilag
jArchipelano;'' urged a UliupailHi 'wrttte de-
fense of "all the harassed, honest wrtterB" In
Ithe USSR.
AND TO this 1st of cries for freedom he
addeo another requiring perhaps the greatest
display of valor on his part: "Please develop
a campaign for freedom of emigration.''
The Nobel Prize-Winner's wife, who has
been in Italy recently for. a cataract opera-
tion, has learned from her Jewish mother who
spent .16 years in Stalin's prison camps, how
precious that right of emigration from Rus-
sia can be. And Sakharov himself places his
appeal for free movement across borders i at
.the heart of his petition to the world.
In speaking up so courageously for the
right of Jews to leave Russia. Sakharov has
praised the support of Christian spokesmen
for this effort and has forthrightly warned
foreign theologians not'to be taken in by some
of the official religious leaders of the USSR
wham he has identified as "collaborators."
BRANDED 'an "anti-patriot'' simply for
being designated as recipient of the Nobel
Peace Award, Sakharov has sent the'Kremlin
and the Soviet press.into frenzied efforts to
downgrade him.
It may be that at the' time Sakharov -was
contributing so much to-Russia's "development
of the hydrogen .bomb, "he was mindful -of
words spoken hy Adlai Stevenson: "In .a head-
long rush for national security,-we Tnust not
trample freedom."
Innovative Hebrew Teaching
TeflmHpie Misses Hie Mark
|THE DAYS of teaching Hebrew by TooWng
I at a chart and repeating hah, boh, ben are
Ifone New systems are constantly appearing.
IJMw-visual techniques are on the scene now:
lt,LreC0rded ,casans- ulP*> conversations.
r'oeo-taped sessions and more.
I An innovative approach at leeching foreign
IkJrf"' whlch was developed in Europe,
Been adapted to teaching Hebrew Abra-
IELrirs!l.y' f Brek,yn College and City
f Z r New York- and W* wife, Adsie,
Item. uT Neck Scno01 System, adapted this
lOaW ,he Union of American Hebrew
ITheT1'0"8 Hebrw Program. It is entitled
^hmueli Family: a Cartoon Adventure."
|l"ou1.h1MfKY' a no,ed Hebrew educator, was
W f here ** y by the Central
I t=nsive J!W'Sh Education t0 conduct an
K HehrB f senUD*r nd lectures for
h teachers of Greater Miami.
I* ofP2ct of "* Shorn*. F*W od
1 J on i7 component- The Book can be
I'J'"-.isu.i uWw' r to conjunction w*th an
wm Hebrew series.
I,r *v?S? ? Chfldrtn nte.-They
*d often tongue in cheek.
ALL IN all. it would appear to he a peei
Uve text and/or supplement. The deficiencies,
however, arise from the fact that this pro-
gram was originally developed by a Briton
fox learning French. The Shumskys did not
change the cartoons fer Americans learning
: That Is, the people look and dress like
Europeans and the stores in the selections
are identified with French signs and mar-
quees. Gwn the dog in the stories is a very
French poodle. M ,,,_
IN ADBCTION, the vignettes have no Ju-
daic content. Although this distresses conser-
vative Jewish educators, it can be argued
that this series hi intended for the Reform
school and hence requires no reHgious ortenta-
"^However, I must agree that I find it dis-
tasteful that in a supposed Jewish adaptation
of a text, hams and sausjuje were not re-
moved from the meat ttor* window.
Believe it or not, there is even a car-
toon character i# Ipok, like Hitler. Ope
might say this reviewer is stretching it. Rather,
the daj):rs ana the IMHC took an expdleqt
fdea. but neglected their responsfbfttnes to
suit appropriate material to its environment.

Jews Deplore
Phone Cheating
^ NUMBER of widely-used stratagems which make possible
use of telephone facilities with avoidance of payments for
such calls has been labeled by an Orthodox rabbinical student
as violations of Jewish Religious Law.
That judgment was made by Isaac Mann, a student at the
Rabbi Isaac Elchanon Rabbinical Seminary' of Yeshiva Uni-
versity, who writes an occasional feature, "Moral Dilemma.''
for Kol Yavneh, the official, publication of Yavneh, an Ortho-
dox college student organization His comments on tricking
the telephone companies /were mode in his column in the
November-December issue of the publication.
KACH COLUMMN opens-with a format of "Problem,'*
"Case," and "Dilemma." problem in that issue was given
-as "making telephone cans without paying for them." The case
was gi.en as follows: "Jacob Schwartz wishes to tell his wife
he arrived safely. A one-woed message by phone is sufficient.
He wants to- call her person-to-person and ask for 'Mr. Fine.'"
The dilemma: "Can Jaoob make this phone call? On the
one hand, he thinks he is doing nothing wrong since he is
abiding strictly by the rules: Namely, if the party you seek
person-to-person is not in, pou doa't have to pay for the ca On the other hand, Jacob is consciously cheating the phone
company of payment for >a service, since his message is beiiv
conveyed." Mann is listed ha ithe publication masthead as a
. oontrtbotiag editor.
MANN SAID, in a-note.preceding his evaluation, that he
extended his "deepest thanks "to Rabbi J. David Bleich, pro-
fessor 6f philosophy and Talmud at Yeshiva University, who
-reviewed "the" haelr features of this article with me over the
phone." Mann added that while Rabbi Bleich was "in essen-
tial agneement faith this *malpsis, he begrs*o responxibility
for the Halachic statements found herein, 'flame of the issues
are very ryTaatiise f*a*her consultation
with experts."
"With that caveat,' Mann then proceeded to analyze the
problem by Halachic standaras. The Jewish Telegraphic Agen-
cy called the office of Yavneh in New York and asked for a
formal comment on whether it was permissible for a non-rabbi
to publish public statements, based on Jewish Religious Law.
on such issues.
RACHEL SHAPIRO, a member of the publication's editorit'.
board, replied that Mann was doing no more than any Jew in
studying sources and reporting on his findings but that Mann's
finuings were not to be considered rabbinic rulings.
Mann treated the topic in terms of two categories of mis-
use of telephone facilities, one being the "less prominent er-
rors," such as that presented by the fictitious Jacob Schwartz,
the other being such more obvious-offenses as fraudulent use
of credit cards, "clicking" the telephone to simulate deposit ef
coins and "other such unscrupulous acts designed to evade
legitimate payments for phone service."
Mann said it was not his inten'ion "to assume a muckrack-
ing role." He said he was merely referring to some of "the
more egregious sins that a few commit in order to demonstrate
the importance of dealing with the less prominent errors that
meet of us make, with regasd to the -use of the telephone."
IN ADDITION to the dilemma of the fictitious Jacob
Mann posed the question apparently in the category of "the
less promment errors" of whether a person could make a
collect call to another person knowjng that the individual wou|d
not accept the reverse charges hat thesehy a particular person was present at the other end, and theft

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F"day, February
Proclaim liberty
Four thousand years ago, the Bible called the Jewish
people to "Proclaim liberty throughout the land unto all
the inhabitants thereof ."And in 1776 the same call echoed
through America, to create the first democracy the modern
world has known.
The Declaration of Independence of the United States of
America set forth all the Jewish people hold dear,
spiritually and philosophically.
In 1948, almost 175 years later, the Proclamation of
Independence of the State of Israel set forth the same
principles:"... to develop the land for the good of all its
inhabitants; to rest upon foundations of liberty, justice and
peace; to maintain complete equality of social and
political rights for all its citizens without distinction of
creed, race or sex; and to guarantee freedom of religion
and conscience, of language, education and culture.**
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where liberty, justice and equality are the creed, all men
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