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:
October 20, 1978
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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n&ewisti Meridian
in conjunction with The Jewish Federation of Palm Roach County
4-Number 21
Palm Beach, Florida Friday, October 20,1978
Price 35 Cents
federation Women's Division Announces Leaders
i Levy, president of the
s Division for the Jewish
* of I'aim Beach
gently announced the
i of the women who will
,on the Executive Com-
for 1978-79. "The
i's Division, stated Mrs.
"has restructured its entire
iition in an effort to reach
j more people in the com-
j.. We are gearing up for a
I'year-round' program .
ig educational programs
total community, fund-
arid in-service training
fthe members of Women's
which began with a
, Speakers Training
who recently returned
the first International
Continued on Page 16
J. Singer Cited
[Yiddish Writer's
Captures Mind
orld And HTobel
Behind the Maneuvering in Lebanon
Nobel Prize-winner in
who lives on Miami
It happened last week.
the internationally re-
Yiddish writer, Isaac
rvis Singer, who lives with
ifc, Alma, in a 12th-story
rent at 9511 Collins Ave.
Nobel Prize Committee
the award to him,
\pays $165,000, last week in
olm, Sweden.
GER, who writes in Yid-
[was cited by the Swedish
my of Letters for "his im-
narrative art which,
rJoots in a Polish Jewish
W tradition, brings
human conditions to
er is the second Jewish
t in three years to have been
i for the internationally-
N award. Last year's Nobel
ho Vincente Aleixandre, an
Spanish poet. In 1976,
inner was the American
pa novelist, Saul Bellow.
W is thus, also the second
an writer to have been
chosen for the Nobel in three
years. Born near Warsaw in 1904,
he emigrated to the United
States in 1935 in the shadow of
the Nazi onslaught. He became
an American citizen in 1943.
HE BEGAN writing for Polish
publications in the mid 1920's.
Upon his arrival in the U.S., he
became a frequent contributer to
the Jewish Daily Forward.
Singer's books about his child-
hood are about the crowded
Warsaw Ghetto that Ghetto
which was hallowed and has since
achieved immortality in the
Warsaw Ghetto uprising of
World War II. In these books,
the Nobel Academy took par-
ticular notice of Singer's
"redeeming melancholy, sense of
humor and a clear-sightedness
free of illusion."
Added the Academy: "It is the
world and life of East European
Jewry, such as it was lived in
cities and villages, in poverty and
persecution, and imbued with
sincere piety and rites combined
Continued on Page 11
Three developments preceded the
shaky cease-fire in Beirut: Israeli
gunboats shelling the Moslem
part of the city, the Security
Council call for a ceasefire, and
the actual intensification of the
All three developments contri-
buted to the agieement between
Syrian president Hafez Al Assad
and Lebanese President Elias
Sarkis reached Saturday in Dam-
ascus, which resulted in a relative
calm in the Lebanese capital.
IT IS HARD to tell which
influenced this development
most: the Israeli warning, the
international pressures, or the
military balance of powers in the
One, of course, depends upon
the other. The international
pressures to achieve a ceasefire
agreement were intensified fol-
lowing Israel's naval attack. In
fact, according to reports from
Washington, it was this very
operation that led President
Carter to use the hot line to
Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev to
prepare the Security Council
resolution calling for a ceasefire.
The battles in the city in-
tensified as each party was trying
to gain as much as possible
before an outside development
would limit them. Thus, there
was fierce fighting between the
Christian militias and the Syrian
army (the so-called inter Arab
deterrent force) on the
Quarantina bridges in the nor-
thern part of the city.
The bridges are the only outlet
of the Christians to the Port of
Junia some 13 miles north of
Beirut. Had the Syrians suc-
ceeded to control it, they would
have actually encircled the
Christians, cut them off from any
outside help.
interested in the ceasefire exactly
for this reason. Furthermore, the
hundreds of wounded inside the
city were reportedly deprived of
minimum medical care, with the
Red Cross unable to enter the
Christian quarters under the
heavy Syrian shelling. Essential
supplies such as food, water and
electricity were running low.
The Syrians now seem to be
able to afford the ceasefire
because it did not put in doubt
their main aim in Lebanon: to
keep the country as a Syrian
protectorate, part of a long-term
Syrian plan to secure a banana
shaped front against Israel from
Lebanon in the northwest to the
Port of Aqaba in Jordan m the
This strategic aim has guided
them through the last three years
of the fighting in Lebanon. Syria
was always a strong supporter of
the Palestinian local Moslem
coalition in Lebanon. But the
Syrian army entered Lebanon
last year at the invitation of the
Christians, and at first it even
helped the Christians in their
Continued on Page 7
It's Begin, 2; Carter, 1
Egyptian President Anwar Sadat
apparently agrees with Israeli
Premier Menachem Begin and
not with President Carter
regarding the period of the freeze
on Israeli settlements on the
West Bank.
In a news conference with Arab
reporters shortly after the
conclusion of the Camp David
summit conference, Sadat said
the moratorium is for three
months as Begin has contended
and not for the five-year tran-
sitional period for the West Bank
as Carter has been claiming.
settlements is through the next
three months," Sadat told the
Arab reporters, "By that time,
we shall have concluded the peace
settlement" between Egypt and
Israel as stipulated in the
Egyptian-Israeli framework.
The Jewish Telegraphic
Agency was provided with the
questions and answers of this
phase of the news conference
Sadat held.
Camp David Was a Catastrophe for Israel
"Chester Union Leader
fs Summit is over. As
settles, we see hazy
f a shrinking Israel.
guation map shows Sinai
""gone, strategic depth,
1 Woody defense, given to
- or. a full Egyptian
P P m Sinai, four small
,m'antry battalions strung
out along its long vulnerable
Camp David was a catastrophe
for Israel, a disaster for America.
After Knesset approval, Israel
will start army withdrawals.
Eventually, as the agreement
progresses, there will begin an
exodus of demoralized Israelis.
Begin's humiliating fawning
praise of the President, (who
expected the Messiah to come
from Georgia?), we could be
stuck with Jimmy for an extra
four years. We didn't deserve
By his enthusiastic sub-
mission, Begin skyrocketed
Carter's prestige money again
flows into Democratic coffers.
One shudders; more years of a
declining defense establishment,
a collapsing economy, a negative
approach to the energy problem.
Granted, U.S. pressure was
unbelievable. When Begin
referred to Camp David
"jokingly" as a plush, green
concentration camp, he was
telling us something. Polish Jews
do not joke about concentration
REGARDLESS, he should
have stood his ground; Carter's
image was in the pits it was a
good time for Begin to put his
case before the American people.
Continued on Page 14
South County News See Page 12

Th* Jewish Ploridian of Pair* BiachrCtMmty
Friday. October;
With the
AU organization presidents and their representatives are
invited to attend a meeting of the Women's Plea for Human
rights for Soviet Jews, at the Federation building, on Thursday.
Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. The groups hope to complete plans for a rally
on Dec. 10 at Currie Park.
The Sisterhood of Temple Beth
David will have their paid up
membership dinner at the home
of Deena Gordon on Wednesday.
Oct. 25. The next board meeting
will be Wednesday. Nov. 1 at the
Westminster Presbyterian
Church Annex.
The Sisterhood of Temple Beth
Sholom will meet on Nov. 1 at 8
p.m. A representative from
Peoples Bank will speak on
financial matters. Entertainment
will be provided by Jerry
Feinberg and Louis Young.
Refreshments will be served.
The next meeting of the Men's
Club of Temple Beth Sholom will
take place on Sunday morning.
Oct. 29. The scheduled speaker is
Dr. Robert Alsofrom. AH
members are welcome. Refresh-
ments will be served.
Molly Fraiberg. chairman of
Performing Arts of Temple Beth
El of Boca Raton, reports on a
special event coming to the South
Palm Beach-North Broward are
entitled An Evening of Opera
with Robert Herman It will be
presented at the Temple on
Sunday. Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.
Herman is general manager of
the Greater Miami Opera
Association. Herman will be
narrating four popular operas,
and. following each such in-
terpretation, two opera soloists.
Lorine Buffington. soprano, and
Robert Galbraith. baritone, will
sing and dramatize selected arias
This cultural event is open to the
public. Tickets may be obtained
at the Temple. Further in-
formation may be obtained by
calling Barry Levin or the
Temple office.
Tikvah Group of Hadassah will
hold its next meeting on Monday.
Oct. 30 at 12:30 p.m. at Anshei
Sholom. There will be convention
reDorts from delegates to
Jerusalem. Frances Rose,
president, and Emma Shipper,
immediate past president. Last
call by Nov. 1 for bus reser-
vations for Thanksgiving
Weekend. Call Rosylnd Oliver.
chairman. Weekend must be paid
by Nov. 15. Call Florence Steck-
man for tickets for Picnic at the
Lake Worth Playhouse for
Sunday evening. Dec. 10 at 8
The next regular meeting of
Yoiei Hadassah will be held on
Thursday. Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. at
Congregation Anshei Sholom.
highlighting Youth Aliyah. with
a musical play. The Song is
Ended But The Memory Linger
On. directed by Fannie L'shkow
and performed by her and the
Yovel Choral Group. Yovel will
be participating in the West
Palm Beach chapter of
Hadassah's Gala Bazaar to be
held on No* 22 at the West Palm
Beach Auditorium. Donations of
crafts, knitted goods and plants
are needed. Contact Eve Rogers.
Fay Smith or Frances Reiben for
more information There will be a
repeat Thanksgiving Weekend
First Marine
National Bank and Trust Company
Member F.D.l.C.
Investment Equity Corporation
from Thursday through Sunday
at the Kosher Saxony Hotel on
Miami Beach. Contact Rose
Brockman or Bertha Kaplan for
I reservations.
The Aliya Group of Lake
Worth South Palm Beach County
chapter of Hadassah will hold its
regular meeting at 1 p.m. on
Thursday. Oct. 26 at Temple
Beth Sholom. 315 North "A" St..
Lake Worth. Flora Friedman will
give a talk on her recent trip to
Israel. Husbands and friends are
Golda Meir -Boynton Beach
chapter of Hadassah will hold a
membership luncheon on Oct. 26
at noon at the Dolphin Bay Inn.
Delray Beach. If you are plan-
ning to attend, call Elsie Pitkin.
chairman, or May Satloff. co-
chairman. There will be an all day
Omni bus trip to Miami on Nov.
9. For tickets call Leah Sorge.
chairman and Ethel linger,
cochairman The bus leaves the
club bouse at 9 a.m. and returns
at 5 p.m.
Shalom Hadassah is having
the following events: Monday,
Nov. 6 Annual Youth Aliyah
Chai luncheon at Bernards.
Guests are invited. The speaker
will be Dorothy Kay. chapter
president of Boynton Beach;
vocalist Ilsa Mollan will be ac-
companied by Pauline Edelson.
For reservations contact Ann
Koffs or Lillian Dorf. On
Monday. Nov. 13 a paid up
membership luncheon is planned
at the general meeting: admis-
sion by ticket only. Contact
Bertha Rubin or Mimi
Nagelberg. Nov. 23 to Nov. 26:
Thanksgiving weekend at the
Saxony Hotel. Miami Beach. For
reservations, call Flora Schwartz
or Bea Breslow. The group is
participating in the giant bazaar,
sponsored by the West Palm
Beach chapter of Hadassah to be
held at the Palm Beach Audito-
rium. Nov. 26. Volunteers are
needed, as well as donations for
saleable items. Contact Ray
Percy Lee. executive director
of the" Urban League of Palm
Beach County, will speak at a
meeting of the Palm Beach
chapter of the American Jewish
Committee on Thursday. Oct. 26.
at 8 p.m. at the Breakers Hotel.
North County Road in Palm
Beach. Lee will speak on
Current Problems of the Black
Community and Possible Ways
to Assist in Their Solution." The
public is invited to attend.
The American Jewish Com-
mittee, founded in 1906 to
combat anti-Semitism, has
played a leading role both
nationally and internationally in
combatting religious and racial
discrimination and advancing
human rights. Joseph Cohen is
president of the Palm Beach
chapter of AJC
The Theodore Herzl Club of
Pioneer Women will have a card
party at the Lake Worth Shuffle
Board Courts Recreation Center
on Occ 27 at 1 p.m.
The Golden Lakes chapter of
Women's American ORT is for-
mulating plans for a trip to Key
West for Dec 8. 9. 10 and 11
Also on Nov. 15 there will be a
night of Jai Alai. A tour of the
I jnnm Foundation also is plan-
ned. Plee call Special Projects
Chairman Sylvia Kriegier for
details The next meting will be
held on Oct. 24 at the Clubhouse
auditorium. There will be a
Strnmpf tpi transportatio*
The Palm Beach Chapter of
Women's American ORT is hold-
ing a membership meeting on
Monday. Oct. 30, at 1 p.m. in the
Surf Room of the Holiday Inn
located at 2770 S. Ocean Blvd..
Palm Beach.
Elinor Weinstock, the
Democratic nominee rom
District 79 to the Florida House
of Representatives will be the
guest speaker. Her topic will be
the American scene. Refresh-
ments will be served.
Mrs. Henry Blum, a resident of
Palm Beach County for many
years, was honored by Medina
chapter of Bnai Brith Women at
their open meeting at the Holiday
Inn. Palm Beach on Oct. 19-
Mrs. Blum has been recognized
for her contributions to the State
of Israel as well as the com-
munity. She is the past president
of the Florida State Federation of
Bnai B'rith Women's chapter,
and the recipient of the coveted
Shalom Award from the State of
Israel. She has been awarded the
Woman of Valor prize as well as
being chosen Mother of the Year
for the State of Florida.
In the community she serves
as a commissioner on the Status
of Women, on the boards of the
Nelle Smith Home for Dependent
Girls, Area Drug Council, Center
for Family Services, Jewish
Family and Children's Services.
Mrs. Blum received recognition
from Medina chapter for her work
on behalf of abused children. She
is founder of Parents in Need, an
organization to counsel abusing
The Chai Group of Hadassah
will hold a regular meeting on
Thursdav. Oct. 26 at 12:30 p.m.,
-. The membership win
reports of the First Hi
Convention held in Jerus
Chai's delegates were
Annette Cook, and
chairman Anne Harris.
Sonia Rappaport. educ
chairman, will conduct
monthly study group,
ments will be served.
On Sunday, Oct. 221
to 5 p.m. Z'Hava Had
having a Flea Market
Millers parking lot on Mil
Trail and Southern Blvd. I
proceeds will go to the Had
Medical Organization.
The Golda Meir Club
Pioneer Women will go by 1
the new Broward Mall in I
tion on Thursday, Nov. 2,1
from the West Gate at 101
For reservations in the
please contact Bea Cohen.
The next meeting will
Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Ta
Anshei Sholom at 1
Shoshana Flexer will enti
with songs and readings.
A box lunch and dano
planned Sunday, Nov. 12,1
p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kirk I
Elementary School
Military Trail.
Card Party Pkmni
Temple Emeth Sisterho
Delray Beach will hold
party for men and womefl
Sunday, Oct. 29 at 7
Refreshments will be served.!
The Sisterhood also will I
Thursday, Nov. 2. at noon,
Mrs. Hannah Turner will:
the book Evergreen.
Women's American ORT. Mid-
Palm Chapter general meeting
and paid up mher ah y brunch.
Monday- Oct. 30 at the Country
Squire Inn. 7869 Lake Worth
Road. Lake Worth, at 10:30 a.m
Contact Ruth
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Unlike many other Jewish funeral
directors in Florida, Riverside is not
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Each Riverside Chapel serving Dade,
Broward and Palm Beach counties is
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the largest Jewish staff available in the
State. They are people who understand
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7Jd,y, October 20,1978
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 3
gpntlipht on Federation
Bruce Daniels-Community Relations Council Chairman
J^tor of Public Relation.
Bruce Daniels may have done
-n as a news commentator, for
kkdeep voice and speech pattern
e reminiscent of a well-trained
louncer. His talent does serve
E well though as a prominent
rttomey with the firm of Lesser,
Lser and Daniels in West Palm
Beach and most recently as the
newly appointed chairman oi the
Community Relations Council of
^ Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County.
Raised in Dayton, Ohio, and a
graduate of Ohio State Univer-
sity and the University of
Michigan School of Law. Daniels
moved to West Palm Beach from
Tallahassee in April 1966 and
joined the firm of Levy and Levy.
From there he worked with the
Citv Attorney's office, the Public
Defender's office and in 1969 he
established his own practice. In
1971 he associated with the firm
of Lesser and Lesser, where he is
newcomer to the Jewish
Federation. As president of the
Palm Beach Lodge of B'nai
B'rith he attained a seat on the
board of directors in 1968 and in
1972 became an elected member
of the board. His involvement in
community relations began with
his association with ADL as a
community liaison in 1968.
"Federation CRC was formed
by bringing together the people
that were active in CRC type
work before we had organized
under the auspices of
Federation" states Bruce. "In
1971 we had some problems of
anti-Semitism in the community.
At that point a group of us joined
together with the assistance of
ADL and Federation. There was
i training course given by Dr.
Robert Also from on the investi-
gation and follow-up of anti-
Semitic problems. From that
group we then began to organize
into what became the CRC.
Henry Grossman, past chairman
of the CRC, was the real inspira-
tional force in getting people to
work on the committee... he got
things going."
Daniels worked initially with
the Domestic Task Force of the
Community Relations Council as
! its first chairman. "We have
[developed into a membership
that puts in a good working effort
and we've drawn on some of
the best experience from other
communities across the coun-
try,'' he stated. "From an initial
response to the problems of a
local anti-Semitic issue we've
branched out to where we have
three active task forces one
on domestic concerns, one on
Israel and one on Soviet Jewry.
"WE HAVE many plans for
Incoming year," he continued.
inos month we have the Middle
wst Conference with Senator
f*ell Weicker of Connecticut.
* m the month we have a
Political Forum where the mem-
*w of the Council wfll have the
opportunity to meet the various
"d.dates for Congress, State
legislature, County Commission
d School Board. Ip December
F*v Jewry Task Force is
Wgng with the Women's Plea
boywt Jewry in organizing a
J^y m cooperation with Pioneer
women ln Palm Beach County.
CR? ^cussing the role of the
g^. Darnels states, "CRC is the
J* of the Federation that has
I imrW .n t0p of *U wu nd
th, ? community matters
MS*0 be handled. When we
jailed upon by the press to
Xn 8tttem"t. he said, "or
henje feel that a statement is
Z^nient should go out to the
iSTS11 aad bom tf CRC.
mm,,!(7ration p*nt8 the
made up of delegates from the 90
groups in the Jewish community
from approximately 30 different
organizations. That Council
represents every active interest
in the Jewish community, and in
the past has been used
disseminate important
formation to its constituents.
Looking toward -the future
Bruce hopes to expand participa-
tion in the Council in the coming
Jerusalem is Our Capital,
Dayan Tells Security Council
, "NiT-.^TLI0^S_- HTA.> A8" F^eign Minister Moshe
the negotiations between
Dayan expressed the hope Monday
Israel and Egypt for a peace treaty which open in Washington
Thursday will be successful. He said that Israel desires that the peace
process will eventually include Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.
IN A MAJOR foreign policy address to the 33rd session of the
general assembly, Dayan declared that Jerusalem "is the one and only
eternal capital of Israel," and said that the Israeli settlements in
Judaea, Samaria, and the Gaza Strip "are there as of right."
"WE HAVE NOT, and we shall never have any other capital city,
whether or not others recognize it as such," Dayan said. Noting that
Jerusalem is a holy place for Judaism, Christianity and Islam, he said
that the connection of that city for the Jewish people "is not just
religious, but derives from the totality of Jewish national interest.
Jerusalem is the heart and soul of the Jewish people."
Political Forum Slated
The Domestic Relations Task Force of the Community
Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
County has scheduled a political forum where members of the
Jewish community can meet candidates who are running for
local, state and national office.
The program will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26 at Temple
Israel, West Palm Beach, at 4 p.m. Elsie Leviton, chairman of
the program, announced that each candidate will be questioned
on positions on issues which are of specific interest to the Jewish
community. The program is being offered as a community
service, and all members of our community are welcome. For
additional information, call the Community Relations office.
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Now we can establish a program
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, October 20,1978
Decision on Appeal
It is good that the Justice Department has
decided to appeal a Federal Court decision per-
mitting Miami Beachite Feodor Fedorenko to keep
his American citizenship.
The trial last July in Fort Lauderdale and the
Federal Judge's decision have evoked a storm of
criticism on the basis that we simply are not taking
seriously enough the former Nazis in our midst who
are living out their lives in peace and serenity after
denying Concentration Camp Jews the right to a
similarly happy destiny. Fedorenko is alleged to have
been one such Nazi tool.
There are simply too many questions that have
been raised by the decision, and the American Jewish
Congress is to be congratulated for having made the
"urgent request" to the Justice Department that has
finally gotten the appeal ball rolling.
Danger Signs Ahead
Let there be no mistake. While our hopes for
peace in the Middle East remain unflagging, we see
danger signs everywhere. What is worse, with in-
creasing intensity.
It grows more and more difficult to take the
position that the Israel-Egypt peace treaty is
unilateral that it will be signed regardless of the
stand Israel takes on the West Bank and on the
Golan Heights.
To emphasize the point, President Sadat
presided at a military show of power last weekend.
His message was simple: Egypt did not negotiate
with Israel out of weakness but out of strength. It is
not true, he wants the world to understand, including
ourselves who have voiced this opinion, that Sadat
had no alternative but to make peace with Israel or
fail to survive.
On the contrary, Sadat at Camp David sought
two goals: (1) To disengage Israel from the Sinai
without firing a single shot and so be able, as her
military leaders have already boasted, to deploy
soldiers on the Israel border in a matter of seven
hours; (2) to consolidate his position as spokesman of
the Arab world, moderate and terrorist.
Misconceptions are Clarified
The first of these two goals is a suspicion the
leaders of Israel have themselves long feared, and
this is why they acceded to the pressure to withdraw,
as Prime Minister Begin put it, "with heavy heart."
What it means is that, in the event of another
round with the Arabs, Israel will have to do a second
time the same thing she did in 1967 and at a far
higher price in manpower and materiel.
More to the point, the Egyptians are making it
clear, as indeed Egypt's Ambassador to the United
States Ashraf Ghorbal did this week, that a suc-
cessful conclusion to a peace treaty with Israel neces-
sarily hinges on Israel's acceding to "full with-
drawal" of Israeli forces from the Golan Heights, the
West Bank and Gaza Strip, in addition to Sinai, and
what he has called "independence" for a "Palestinian
Reckoned in these terms, it becomes in-
creasingly difficult to be optimistic about Camp
David. The Egyptians are trying to bring Israel back
to 1948 step by step. So far, with the help of
President Carter, they have been managing to do
just that.
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He said a lot of things to describe
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I asked him whether he
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Of course, he said no, and of
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What about his being Jewish?
YOU CAN imagine the answer.
It was lengthy and mellifluous,
all Stars and Stripes and apple
pie, with a piece of American
cheese thrown into the hopper for
good measure.
Even in the final days of the
runoff, both he and winner Bob
Graham, faoe-to-face and on sep-
arate platforms, denied that
Shevin's being Jewish was an
Such bull.
When Shevin in the TV
debates was forced by a question
addressed to the issue to say that
he was "of the Jewish faith," you
could sense the hard swallow, the
stiff response, the stinging eyes,
the ringing in the ears, the con-
trolled rage he must have felt at
having to deal with so irrelevant
and emotional an issue and
all the time to pretend there was
no hard swallow, no stiff res-
ponse, no stinging eyes, no ring-
ing in the ears.
AND TO make the prerequisite
statement by rote, which Graham
always endorsed, that the good
people of Florida were wiser,
more sensible, more decent than
to let Shevin's being "of the
Jewish faith" enter their minds
as a liability against him.
Are they wiser? It's easy to say
so if it doesn't really strike you
the way the phrase, "of the
Jewish faith," strikes you if
you're not Jewish something
like being doomed by a lethal
The fact is there are sections of
this fair state that would vote for
the devil himself over any Jewish
candidate. Or that would con-
sider a Jewish candidate the devil
in disguise. Take your choice:
whichever you find more palat-
CONSIDER THE case of John
Montgomery, associate pastor of
Arlington Baptist Church in
Jacksonville. Montgomery is the
founder of Christian Market
Place, Inc., a forum intended to
bring Christian businessmen to-
gether because, as he frankly
puts it, "I'd rather do business
with a fellow-Christian, but my
problem is I don't know who they
(sic) are."
So Montgomery sat down to
find out who these Christian
businessmen are with whom he'd
rather do business because "I
think there is scriptural grounds
(sic) for Christians doing busi-
ness with other Christians."
His solution? A gathering of
Christian businessmen early in
September in the Exhibition Hall
of Jacksonville's Civic Auditor-
ium. All Christian businessmen
had to do to enjoy the pleasure of
doing business with others of
their faith was to ante up a $275
rental fee which would also in-
clude television, radio and news-
paper advertising for a three-day
business festival.
PRINCIPALLY, it would ren-
der the privilege of a listing in the
Christian Market Place Guide-
Now lest Jews or other impure
breeds tried to horn in on the
glorious opportunity of partici-
pating in Montgomery's enter-
prise, a potential exhibitor was
requested to sign a statement
that he "has accepted Jesus
Christ as savior" and "is a born-
again Christian."
Disputes as to what these
theological terms mean, ex-
plained Montgomery, would be
resolved on a "scriptural basis."
Area coordinator for the Jack-
sonville event was one John
Bolton, whose sales personnel
canvassed prospects based on the
Christian Yellow Pages -
another enterprise that demon-
strates the Stars and Stripes and
apple pie principle that, say,
voters wouldn't think of making
political choices based on the reli-
gion of a candidate.
Place is nothing like Christian
Yellow Pages, explained Mont-
gomery, who is fully aware of the
flap that that operation has
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ftofL Lowell Weicker:
Time for Dancing Is Not Yet Here
Senator Lowell Weicker
Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County
October 12,1978
i appreciate this opportunity
m be with you today. The topic of
Lussion could not be more
annropriate, obviously, in light of
be meetings now under way in
Blair House. As we meet today I
think we are conscious that this
is also an anniversary. Five years
uo today Israel was once again
fighting for her life against a
sneak attack launched on Yom
Kippur. The meetings in
Washington are held against the
backdrop of that particular act of
treachery. Each of us fervently
hopes for their success and
thanks the President for his role
in bringing them about.
But before we consider where
we are eleven months after
Anwar Sadat went to Jerusalem.
I think it might be useful to look
back and see where we were then.
As you know, the Carter
Administration came to office
opposing step-by-step diplomacy
in the Middle East and declaring
its intention to seek a com-
prehensive settlement. They
intended to try settling the Sinai
issue, the West Bank, the Golon,
Gaza, compensation and the rest,
all in one major effort. In fairness
to the President, he made this
intention clear during the
campaign, but few people paid
much attention to it, or to what
the implications of this might be
for Israel.
The early days of the Adminis-
tration were paralleled by a diffi-
cult time in Israel's politics with
the unfortunate situation in
which Prime Minister Rabin
found himself, with Shimon Peres
taking over, with elections being
held, and throughout all this with
the U.S. Government putting
constant pressure on Israel to
pursue a comprehensive settle-
It was fully anticipated here
that the Labor Party would win
the election. As it happened, they
did not. Both the U.S. State De-
partment and the National Se-
curity Council, in a rare display
of unity, considered the election
of Mr. Begin a disaster, and there
were predictions wishful
thinking, really that he would
not be able to form a government.
There was much encouraging of
the American Jewish community
to express its displeasure with
the new Prime Minister, and that
was not whollv unsuccessful, un-
fortunately. So relations between
Israel's new government and our
new government began on that
ungracious and undiplomatic
note, and in the summer of 1977
these relations went rapidly from
bad to worse.
The United States insisted
that Israel go to Geneva. The
Begin government said they
would be happy to do that, but
the Arab states said Israel must
accept pre-conditions. The White
House tried to force these pre-
conditions on Israel, and Israel
rightly refused. Therefore, Prime
Minister Begin was accused of
being intransigent, unyielding
and an impediment to peace. No
accusations were leveled against
Israel's adversaries.
Finally, as it became clear
what was happening, Israel's
supporters in this country
became highly suspect of U.S.
Middle East policies.
Then, in October 1977, the Ad-
ministration made a drastic mis-
calculation. In an effort to
frighten Israel, they invited the
Soviet Union back into the
picture. There is no evidence that
this frightened Israel, but it
certainly threw Anwar Sadat into
a tailspin after all the trouble and
effort he had had getting
Russia's fingers off Egypt's
throat. At that point, the United
States was cut out of the picture.
Prime Minister Begin had been
saying that he would go to Cairo
or he would be happy to have
President Sadat come to Jeru-
salem, and finally Sadat sent
word through Rumania that he
would come if invited. And so we
had the historic meeting in Jeru-
In December, Prime Minister
Begin went to meet with Presi-
dent Sadat in Ismailia, and ar-
rangements were made for bi-
lateral discussions. This was a
terrific embarrassment for the
United States. For the first time
since the founding of the State of
Israel, we found ourselves on the
outside looking in. And then a
very curious sequence of events
On January 1, one of Egyp.'s
semi-official news organs printed
an interview which Sadat gave
after his meeting with Begin. He
praised the Israeli Prime
Minister very warmly. He called
him a man who "wants peace, not
war ... a man with whom un-
derstanding can be reached." Of
the Jerusalem and Ismailia
meetings he said, "It is not true
that we did not agree on
anything, or that I did not obtain
any specific thing."
In other words, as of January
1, the bi-lateral peace process was
proceeding on track. Yet, on
January 5, the Egyptian media
began carrying stories saying the
negotiations could not proceed;
that Begin was intransigent, and
then went on to say some very
Continued on Page 6
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Weicker Statement
Continued from Page 5
unkind and unwarranted things been willing
about the Prime Minister. Begin
was astonished. In this period of
time, there had been no commun-
ication between Egypt and Israel
which would have explained such
a radical reversal in the peace
One unusual event did occur in
the period between January 1 and
January 5, however. In that
period, President Carter was on a
State visit to Saudi Arabia. On
January 4, he made an un-
scheduled visit to Egypt, where
he met with President Sadat at
Aswan. The next day Sadat de-
railed the peace talks, and shortly
began to talk about the need for
President Carter to salvage the
situation. The U.S. was back in
the picture. Neither President
Sadat nor President Carter have
ever revealed what transpired at
that meeting, and it is probable
that they never will. In light of all
circumstances, however, I find it
difficult to believe that what they
discussed was wholly uncon-
nected with Sadat's derailing of
the peace process eleven months
Since that time, Israel has had
to go into Lebanon to secure her
borders, the situation in Lebanon
has reverted to the endless
bloodbath that it was before and,
not least, the U.S. has agreed to
sell the most advanced air
weaponry in its arsenal to Saudi
Arabia, and a large number of
very sophisticated planes to
This was the background to
the Camp David talks. Israel had
to resume talks
anytime, anywhere. Sadat
stalled, talked about
preparations for a new war, and
insisted that only Jimmy Carter
could save the situation. With
the stage carefully set, the
President called for a summit
conference. And now we can look
at the results of that summit.
Several things become clear
quickly. One, the agreement is
not, as it could not be, the com-
prehensive settlement which the
President said two years ago
would have to be achieved. The
President was wise to abandon
this approach. This was the
Brzezinski concept, and it went
out the window. Instead, we have
two separate documents: one, a
Framework for a Peace Treaty
between Egypt and Israel and,
two, a Framework for Peace in
the Middle East.
The Framework for a Peace
Treaty between Egypt and Israel
is the more significant of the two.
It would restore Sinai to Egypt.
That is as it should be. In my dis-
cussions with my Israeli friends,
they have never asserted Israeli
sovereignty over the Sinai, but
they have insisted they could
never withdraw from the area.
They had one-fifth of their air-
force there. The settlements in
the Rafah Salient sat astride the
traditional Egyptian invasion
route into Israel, and had to be
maintained. Control of the Rafah
Salient formed a buffer between
Egypt and the Gaza, and pre-
vented Egypt from doing
mischief through the Palestinians
in Gaza. And my response wa
that those calculations were
wholly pinned to a presumption
of future hostility when the
search for progress required a
presumption of good faith and
ultimate peace. I believed Israel
should withdraw from the Sinai,
and I said so in my remarks at
the AIPAC annual dinner last
May 8. although it was not a
popular viewpoint.
So now this has been agreed to
and the Knesset has voted in
favor of it. The United States will
construct two new airfields inside
Israel. This is certainly ap-
propriate in view of the new
situation created by F-16's in
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may turn up in the future.
The question of the Sinai
settlements is an interesting one.
It provides a bit of space for
dreaming. Suppose the settlers
agreed to accept Egyptian
sovereignty, Egyptian law,
Egyptian administration, and
Egypt could see the settlers not
as a potential fifth column so
far from the Nile, they would
scarcely fit that role then the
settlements might be another
bridgehead to peace: hostages to
fortune between two great
peoples whose history has not
always been violent.
What is not a dream is this:
Egypt needs peace. Econo-
mically, politically, socially, she
needs it. All that her Arab neigh.
bora might do to make that peace
a luxury, Israel can help to offset.
Technical assistance, agricultural
know-how, trade, development of
energy sources all these can be
of mutual benefit to Israel and
Egypt. They have a chance to set
an example in the Middle East.
I believe it is this possibility,
the effect that such an example
might have on others in the
Middle East, that horrifies those
who still harbor hopes of seeing
Israel destroyed someday. In the
short and mid-term, there can be
no war against Israel if Egypt
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Page 7
Sark is is Svria's Pu
^Jewish Day School
U the major discussions in
American Jewish Community
rTthe nature of the com.
L stake and responsibdity
,rea of Jewish education. I
i like to share with you a
U view, not necessarily
u hv many of my colleagues
reflecting the experience of
r decades.
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Item the Bagel and Ug.
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Uho is deeply committed to
on observance and/or
| md Jewish survival. One
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unity in Diversity" which
Ifmies all Jews, save the one
Actually converts out of the
i lo be considered part of the
rregation of Israel. Even the
Jean renounce his conver-
fup until the day of his
, SURVIVAL of the
> people and its institution
I Israel is dependent upon all
i members of this diverse
i, acknowledging their com-
mit to the Jewish people or
[ftmx/ "The Community
ltd" that is our collective
i in Jewish education in our
Ithat is our stake what is
It believe that it is our
konsibility, to concern our-
t with the quality of Jewish
ition available to every child
lour community, without
on the autonomy or
jntyof any of the congrega-
I schools.
IS CAN be best accom-
through a polarity of
Jiy cooperation and healthy
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to define. We must
itively support those edu-
I ventures that are beyond
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pution: The Day School, A
Dimity High School, Israel
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1 understood. It was perhaps
[understood by our Rabbis.
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tion) of the scribes and scholars
enhances wisdom. In other words
competition for excellence in
education is to be permitted and
encourage, by providing re-
sources and guidance, each insti-
tution to do the best that it can
for its students. It should en-
courage each learner to develop a
uniquely personal relationship
with his teachers and Rabbi.
When each ship enters a habor,
it, ever imperceptively, raises the
level in that harbor. As each
school grows and improves it can
only serve to raise the level of all
schools. As we improve the
education of one child, we im-
prove that of all. As we improve
the Jewish education of all of our
children, we improve the quality
of Jewish life of all of us.
Continued from Page 1
tough fighting against the
THE Christian President Elias
Sarkis, elected two years ago, is
actually a Syrian protege, and as
such he came over the weekend to
Damascus to discuss things with
the Syrian boss, rather than
present before him the case of an
independent government.
Syria soon legitimized its
presence in Lebanon after it won
the approval of the Arab League
to be called the deterrent force in
Lebanon. For the sake of for-
malities, the close to 40,000-
strong Syrian army was
strengthened by several Arab
units from other countries such
as Sudan and Saudia.
As soon as the Syrians
established their hold over
Lebanon, they demanded that all
parties the Palestinians, the
local Moslems and the Christians
give up their arms. The
Christians knew that this meant
the end of Lebanon as an in-
dependent state, and even worse
their possible end as an in-
fluential community in Lebanon.
They gradually resorted to
fighting the Syrians, a
fighting which reached its climax
last week.
FOR A LONG time Syrian
President Assad did not mind
stepping up the fighting. In fact,
the Camp David agreements
probably gave him the feeling
that his hands were freer than in
the past, with both Israel and the
U.S. too interested to complete
quietly the delicate process of the
peace negotiations.
But the developments late last
week forced Assad to do some
rethinking. He cut short his trip
to the USSR and summoned to
him in Damascus President
Sarkis. It was at the end of that
meeting that the Syrians issued
the announcement of the
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ditional children in the kinder-
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list for other age groups. Trans-
portation is now available in the
north at a minimal charge.
Every day from 1-3 p.m., 38
pre-schoolers participate in an
afternoon of creativity. The
afternoon's activities include art,
music, and dance, with a special
cooking class and Shabbat
celebration on Friday.
Let your child spend his af-
terschool hours at the JCC in
activities designed to stimulate
his mental and physical abilities.
Register now for all activities.
Ulpan: Learn a quick, easy,
fun, v-uinpreneiisive way to speak
Hebrew with Diane Soil.
Beginner: Tuesday / Thursday
4:30-5:30 p.m.; Intermediate:
Monday Wednesday 4:30-5:30
Jeans & Things: Do you like to
paint embroider and sew? Learn
to do these things in this group
with Cheryl Eisenberg every
Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. Grades
Jr. Chefs: Do you like to eat?
Then, you should know how to
cook. Take a Junior Chefs course
Mondays 5-6 p.m. with Judy
Fenakel. Grades K-3.
f*promies" R>r ceramics with
Elise Tinsman for K-3 Mondays,
4 to 5 p.m. and for 4-6 Grades, 5
to 6 p.m.
Candle making: Create your
own candles for every occasion in
our candle making course every
Wednesday 4-5 p.m. Grades 4-6.
Arts & Crafts: Create useful
and decorative items in Arts and
Craft* with Lisa P. Rubin every
Monday. 5-6 p.m. Grades 4-6 and
every ihursday 4-5 p.m. Grades
Sports: Learn the skills and
have f'in doing it! Join in
basketball and volleyball clinics.
Basketball is on Thursday af-
ternoons and volleyball Monday
afternoons. For further in-
formation call the Center.
On Oct. 12 an organizational
meeting was held at the home of
Craig Weinstein. There is still
space available. All boys ages 8-
10 years old are invited to call the
JCC. GIRL scouts.
Attention girls between the
ages 10-12: a Girl Scout Troop is
forming. Call the JCC. For
anyone wishing to register for
any of the after school programs
transportation is available from
the Progressive School and the
Jewish Community Day School
for a minimal charge.
Under the leadership of Jamie
Higgins. new Teen and Tween
advisor. Day trips are being
planned for two no school
holidays on Nov. 10 and Nov. 24.
Tuesdays for Teens (Grades 9-12)
and Wednesday for Tweens
(Grades 6-8) Call Jamie any day
after 1 p.m. for further program
details. Winter trip to Key West.
Some 100 people joined in a
Family and Newcomer day
Celebration at the JCC. A good
-time was had by all participants
Jewish Community Center Presents
in the children and family games,
buble-gum blowing contest, arts
and crafts.and shmoos-in.
The following is a sampling of
the Fall Programs available from
the Jewish Community Center.
All classes begin the last week of
October. Advance payment is
required. (Minimum registration
on all courses.) Call the Center
offices if you have any questions.
Ask for Sue Levi, director adult
education and activities.
Assertiveness training: Myles
Cooley, Phd. How to be assertive
without being aggressive
Mondays; 7-9 p.m.
Wine Tasting Seminar:
Charles Colhoun; Introduction to
the art of tasting wines. Fee
includes wines, cheeses, crackers.
Tuesdays; 8-9 p.m.
Parenting for competence:
Robert Barnard, M.A.; Building
self-esteem in your youngsters,
realistic goal setting, reduce
threat in competitive situations.
Wednesday 7:30-9 p.m.
Jewish Mysticism: Jerry
Hochman; overview of
mysticism, specifically social and
historical factors and how they
relate to religious development.
Selected readings covering
Hassidism, Kabbalah, Isaac
Luria. Thursday; 8-9 p.m.
Tennis clinic: Abe Bel garde;
professional instructor who will
teach out of Camp Shalom;
Women, Men, Three & Me
(Mixed Doubles) Tuesday, 10
a.m.-l p.m.
Scuba diving: (in cooperation
with Seapro) Instruction includes
lecture, poolwork, shallow and
deep ocean dives. Equipment
provided, (tanks, wet suits,
buoyancy compensation).
Tuesdays / Thursdays 7:30-9
Jean Erde, YWCA
Drive, Thursdays,
Sam Rubin, president of the
Second Tuesday Club, was
presented with a 12-month
service award from the Re-
tired Senior Volunteer pro-
gram by Jean Rubin, director
of the Comprehensive Senior
Service Center.
Pool, Ware
3:15-4 p.m.
Sports Clinic: Freddie Sills,
physical education teacher (every
Sunday at Camp Shalom)
Activities such as tennis,
basketball, volleyball, soccer,
softball. Teams forming.
Hebrew language instruction:
Students participating in the
JCC Ulpan Center learn to read,
write in cursive and master
simple conversation in the
sephardic pronunciation. Level I:
Mondays / Wednesdays, 8:45-
10:30 a.m. Level II: Mon-
days/Wednesdays, 10:30-12:15
p.m. Level III: Times to be
Natural food cooking: Brian
Rich; utilizing healthful, unusual
ingredients to prepare tasty
dishes. Cooking for specific
health problems; Wednesday
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Jewish ethnic cooking:
Florence Saterstein; Thursdays,
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Disco dancing: Beginners and
those with experience. Tuesday
6:30-7:30 p.m.; 7:30-8:30 p.m.
8:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday 8-9 p.m.
Beginning Bridge: A. Merion;
Goren Society. Wednesday 7:30-
9:30 p.m.
Mime workshop T.
Washington: Learn and enjoy
the technique of communication
with words. Mondays, 8 to 9:30
Belly dancing M. Lipton;
Learn this Middle Eastern art
that develops muscles and coor-
dination. Thursdays 10 to 11 p.m.
Modern dance Joyce
Straub; Learn basic modern
dance forms with Joyce from the
Academy of Ballet. Mondays,
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Theatre through the ages
Diane and Michael Soil; Learn
about theater history, criticism,
and theory through reading the
great dramatists. Thursdays, 1 to
2 p.m. or 7 to 8 p.m.
Jazz combo For all of you
who play instruments and want
to get together and "jam."
Everyone welcome. Mondays, 8
to 10 p.m.
The Evolution of the Painting
M. Wagner; A practical in-
depth experience in the
development of art. Learn art
history by creating period pieces.
Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Beautyshop / barbershop
quartet G. Gan; For men and
women. Tuesdays, 1 to 2 p.m.
Towards a greater enjoyment
of music Juliette DeMariellus;
listen and learn about the famous
composers and their music from
our music teacher and critic.
Wednesdays 8 to 9 p.m.
All classes begin the week of
Oct. 29. For further information
call Michael Soil, culture arts
Art lovers note The Center
announces an art event, con-
ducted by Broward Art &
Framing Gallery of Fort
Lauderdale. The public will have
the opportunity to bid on oils,
etchings, lithographs and
Scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 4
at Temple Israel, the champagne
preview begins at 7:30 p.m. with
the bidding to begin at 8:30.
There will be a special first
time showing of Aaron Strasky
originals. Strasky, now in his
eighties and the son of a Russian
Rabbi, recently emigrated to
Israel where his hitherto
unknown work has created a stir
in art circles in that country.
Offerings by Chagall,
Boulanger, Silva, Reuvl
Liberman, etc. will be avaUaH
The public is invited to atfc
this event free of ch
Chairpersons: Dr. Thou
Davidoff and Dr. How*
Tickets are available from i
office for this event to be
Saturday, Dec. 9 at the
Poinciana Playhouse at 8 b,
Chairperson Debbie Bun
invites the community,
proceeds benefit the Ceu
programs and activities. BL
internationally known folk ent<
tainer and balladeer, has
peared in films and plays.
For price information
Claire Klein.
Special event: Generation |
Generation, New JCC TV sh
on Channel 12, Sunday, Oct.]
at 1 p.m. Generation to Gen
tion has a magazine fon
showcasing the activities
programs at the JCC. The
presentation includes selectid
from the JCC C.A.P1
Children's productions of 0/i'J
and Fiddler on the Roof and I
building of the Sukkah.
The Comprehensive
Service Center announces tl
the third Title III Oh]
Americans Act Federal Gr
provided through Gulfstr
Areawide Council on Ag
began in October. This helpsl
provide transportation to tr
disadvantage^ seniors plus |
variety of recreational and edu
tional programs. The Centerl
open from 9-5 p.m., Mond
The Comprehensive Seni
Service Center is closed Oct. I
and 24 for Simchat Torah.
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sun-ripened apples and
prunes because they give
you more natural good-
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Mott's Apple and Prune
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m youngest member attend-
U Family Day on Sept. 24
Classes: Adult Community
I Education Classes meet every
I nek. Offered are: Oil Painting,
I Monday, 9 a.m.-noon: Water
I Color, Monday, 1 -4 p.m.;
Arts Crafts, Tuesday, 9-noon
l(macrame); Art Needle Work,
Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon. Sonna
Isimon has created a new class.
Ifjall for further information.
Icreative Writing, Wednesday, 9-
Inoon and You and Your Money,
Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.
(Registration is still open. All
Idasses are free. Due to the
Ikolidays, some classes have been
meeting on different days. Call
ItbeCenter for information.
Project Good Health meet
iThursdays 1:30-3:30. Chair
person, Jean Gross, announces
the following lectures- Oct 26
Dr. A. Kohn Ophthalmologist
|-eye problems.
Nov. 2 Betty McNurdy
frthopedic Rehabilitation,
cture and questions
Driver's Workshop meets
the first Friday of every month.
^Driver's licenses must be
renewed in the birth month. On
Friday, Nov. 3, from 1:30-3:30
p.m., Bill Freeman, instructor,
will review for the test. All
drivers and future drivers are
welcome to attend. Manuals are
available at the Center. Free.
Sing-a-long with Lillian
Kessler. The fourth Friday of the
month from 1:30-3:30 p.m. to
sing and socialize.
'New Dimensions Retired
volunteers from the arts and
professions present lectures on
the fourth Tuesday of every
month. This month due to the
holidays it will be on the fifth
Tuesday. On Oct. 31 the program
will begin at 1 p.m. Sol Kopman,
financial anlayst, will speak on
"Managing Your Money," an
explanation of inflation and the
outlook for the future.
Second Tuesday Club: A
holiday celebration was enjoyed
by seniors in the Comprehensive
Senior Service Center. Ruth
Hyde, chairperson of programs,
presented Helen Nussbaum who
spoke on the significance of the
High Holy Days. Ruth Hyde
Mimi Kreisler makes a valiant
try in the bubble gum blowing
contest at Family Day.
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an original pastel portrait by
artist Henry Weissman in tribute
Donna, left, and Joy Kreisler,
right, hop to the finishing line
in sack race at Family Day.
for her work as director of the
Senior Center.
Trips: "See Miami on vourOwn"
Oct. 26. Call for reservations.
Lido Spa Holiday Nov. 19-22.
Call Pauline Brimberg for ad-
ditional information and reserva-
tions. Don't forget New Year's
Eve on the Jungle Queen. Call
Sam Rubin or the Center for
reservations as soon as possible.
On Feb. 20 the seniors will travel
to Fort Lauderdale to sail on the
Paddlewheel for a starlite dinner
and cruise. Call Sam Rubin or the
Center for reservations.
EDITOR, The Jewish Floridian:
I came here to tell you in
person how much Selma Reese
and Jean Rubin helped me. I am
now settled in an apartment that
gives me complete satisfaction
financially and socially. Mrs.
Penny from Information and
Referral was so helpful and I am
grateful to you for referring me to
her. Sorry to miss you. Have a
deep feeling of gratitude toward
you and I want to thank you for
all you accomplished.
Carol Tobin demonstrates
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Day. She will teach a course at
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, October 20,1978
Because Someone Cared
A personal view from the
Executive Director of the
Jewish Family &
Children's Service
(All case names mentioned in
these articles are fictitious; client
information at Jewish Family &
Children's Service is held in the
strictest of confidence)
The recent news indicating
that the amount of violence
depicted on television subsided
during the 1977-1978 season, is
welcome news in this corner,
welcome indeed.
As of this writing, I have not
had the opportunity to review the
new programs of the 1978-1979
season: I would hope the trend
toward peaceable vidionics would
At a recent professional work-
shop on television violence a
number of startling facts
emerged which caused this writer
a sense of outrage with regard to
the facts of television-life. In
part, one conclusion drawn by the
experts represented was that
"the three to four hours a day,
seven days a week, total im-
mersion in T.V., typical of pre-
school and elementary school
children is seen as harmful to
their physical health and literacy
Stephen Levitt
as well as to their attitudes and
values. One commentator has
estimated that, upon entering
kindergarten, an American child
will have spent more hours in
front of the tube than it would
take him to earn a college
In terms of the effect of
television upon literacy, Rutgers
University President, Edward
Blowstein offered the following
axiom: "Kids plus TV. equals
We are all aware, I am sure, of
the vast financial interests in-
volved with the television in-
dustry; that combined sales of
the medium grossed S23.4 billion
dollars in 1975. We are equally
aware of the constitutional issues
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But at some point, our nation's
psychological health and welfare
must be considered away from
the arena (or as some would pre-
fer circus) of the network pro-
gram planners. In the Ginsburg
vs. New York case, as well as in
certain F.C.C. rulings, our
society has affirmed its con-
stitutional right to protect the
atmosphere in which our children
will grow. This has been accom-
plished in the area of porno-
graphy directed toward children.
In the light of increasing
scientific inquiry into the effect of
violence upon children, have we
neared the point where we can
say "enough?"
(The Jewish Family A
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agency designed to meet the
social, emotional and counseling
needs of the Jewish community
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Hampton McCree Jr., to appeal
the District Court ruling to the
Ck-cuit Court of Appeals. Last
week a delegation of AJCongress
leaders met with McCree and
other Justice Department of-
ficials and urged that an appeal
Feodor Fedorenko, now a
resident of Miami Beach con-
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when he entered the United
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Egypt's Envoy Envisions Total
Israeli Withdrawal on All Fronts
,A_ Ashraf Ghorbal,
'tian Ambassador
'United States, en-
tne Camp David
night at Camp David. We
School Of Advanced Inter- agreement between SyrffiS
national Studies at the
Mayflower Hotel here last
weekend. His text was pro-
vided by the Egyptian Em-
bassy to the Jewish Tele-
bnl?hpg Goto graPhic A*ency wh*h had
frm West Bank "Q^tedit.
m the
fGaza Strip as well as
Sinai, and in-
kndence" for the
nian nation,
rbal, a member of the
awl delegation at
, David, addressed the
conference spon-
intly by the Middle
Institute and the
gathering, "Let me emphasize
that at Camp David we didn't
hear objections to the application
of withdrawal provision to the
Golan Heights. All we heard was,
'How can we Israelis discuss the
Golan Heights while Syria does
not recognize our country,
Israel?' These were the very
words of Foreign Minister
(Moshe) Davan at dinner
Wish Writer Wins
Continued from Page 1
|blind faith and superstition,
age was Yiddish the
bof the simple people."
[ALSO compared Singer's
| work to the work of the
i master, Leo Tolstoy, as
fining "apparently
mstible psychological
other famous Yiddish
in America before him,
Sholem Asch, Singer
his writing in Yiddish,
i is then translated. Yid-
says Singer, "is the
11 was brought up in. I
pal and faithful to my roots
I true writer never forgets
pie or his language. If he
does damage to his
his major works axe
J novels published between
land 1969 and now regarded
The Family Moskat
The Manor (1967) and
pifsre 119691.
ER fictional achieve-
of Singer's include The
of Lublin (19611, The
10/Market Street (1961),
My Fathers Court (1966).
recently, he has written
I of Kafka (1970) and A
* of Feathers (1973). Pub-
|by the prolific writer so far
par have been the novel,
and a book of memoirs,
*gMan in Search of Love.
[summing up its statement
Smger, the Nobel Prize
V declared: "The
" and crazes in Singer's
l personified as demons,
ghosts and all kinds of
1 and supernatural powers
e rich storehouse of
Popular imagination .
V life is interwoven with
reality is spun from
this is where Singer's
art celebrates its
THE son of a rabbi,
attended a rabbinical
seminary, but he emulated his
older brother, the late I. J.
Singer, whose secular writing
became the principle achieve-
ments of Yiddish theater in its
heyday in New York, notably in
the Yiddish Art Theatre of
Maurice Schwartz. His first
major novel was Satan in Goray
written shortly before he
emigrated to the United States.
In addition to Saul Bellow,
only six other Americans have
ever won this highest literary
award: Sinclair Lewis, 1930;
Eugene O'Neill, 1936; Pearl
Buck, 1938; William Faulkner,
1949; Ernest Hemingway, 1954.
and John Steinbeck, 1962.
Singer and his wife divide their
time between their Surfside
apartment here and New York
City. He is most popularly known
as the author of many New
Yorker Magazine pieces.
Political Reading Material and Advertising on this page is not
to be construed as an endorsement by the Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County.
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The Candidate With
Member of Jewish Federation
of P.B. County
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Israel is a proof of the recognition
he is concerned about."
Ghorbal continued: "I have
full confidence that the principles
that have been incorporated in
the framework applicable to Sinai
m terms of full withdrawal, in-
cluding the Israeli settlements,
mutual security and otherwise,
will also apply to the Golan and
will be incorporated in due time
in the peace treaty between Syria
and Israel."
Outlining the measures in the
two frameworks adopted at
Camp David that include "full
autonomy" for the inhabitants of
the West Bank and Gaza,
Ghorbal noted:
"ABOVE ALL, let us ask our-
selves the question, when did the
full autonomy anywhere in the
world not lead to the self-deter-
mination and finally to indepen-
dence? What we have done in
Camp David is to change the
course of events and to create a
momentum that will ultimately
take the Palestinians to their goal
of self-determination. A new
horizon has already started to
dawn on the Palestinian nation.
Let us rise with it and help a col-
lective responsibility to move
things and not freeze them."
Saying that negotiations over
the West Bank "will also resolve
the question of minor rectifica-
tions included in the 1967 lines,"
Ghorbal added that "these will be
governed by two factors
foremost the legitimate rights of
the Palestine people and their
just requirements as well as the
nature of security arrange-
He said that "border adjust-
ments will be no more than minor
rectifications" and urged: "Solve
and do not create iridentism is, I
believe, the new motto. It must
be. It will be."
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New Year Greetings
Happy New Year
Extend Best Wishes to All
For A Happy and Healthy New Year
Wish Everyone
A Very Happy New Year
Wish All Their Friends
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Friday, October!

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Representatives of the South County Jewish organizations who attended the first South
County CRC meeting are pictured. Sitting from left to right. Pearl Jaffe, Brandeis Women
representative; Stanford L. Hermann, Temple Beth El Brotherhood president; Charles Cohen.
B'nai B'rith Lodge representative; Alan Marcovitz, Federation representative. Standing from
left to right are Rabbi Merle Singer, Temple Beth El; Helen Perlberg, Hadassah Avwa Group
representative; Marilyn Snyder, Temple Beth El representative, and Robert Gesoff, Federation
representa tive.
Attending the first meeting of the South County Comn
Relations Council meeting of the Jewish Federation o(\
Beach County are, seated from left to right, Phyllis I
National Council of Jewish Women; Shirley Ensei
Federation representative; Al Gortz, Chairman; Rabbi Ni
Zelizer, B'nai Torah Congregation; standing, from left to I
Judith Glatt, ORT Representative; Roy Levow, B'nai I
Olympic XI Lodge Representative; and David Perlberg,
B'rith Olympic XI Representative.
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Lynn PersoffKor. '^h'Zt7't^d^a/.ieB^rPoC,sTtun oo-Mrman; lien.
chairman. _______
The South County Leadership Development group of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
County met recently at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton. Dr. Mitchell Shapiro of Orlando gave a
slide presentation on "Jews Around The World." The leadership development series will
continue with programs covering the Holocaust, Israel and current political issues. The
programs will culminate with a retreat in May. Dr. Myron and Lynn Persoff are co-chairmen of
the South County Leadership Development group. Dr. JoelHersh is vice chairman.
South County CRC Meets
The first meeting of the South
County Community Relations
Committee was convened by
chairman Al Gortz at the Jewish
Federation offices in Boca Raton.
The CRC scheduled a Soviet
Jewry Rally for late December.
The date and particulars of the
program will e finalized by a
committee comprised of Rabbi
Merle Singer, Marilyn Snyder,
Geri Glassman and Lynn Persoff.
Gortz announced the appoint-
ments of Robert Gesoff to lead
the Domestic Concerns Task
Force and Alan Marcovitz to
head the Middle East Task
Force. Shirley Enselberg was
appointed chairperson of a
special committee on hospital
and convalescent home
Representatives attending the
meeting with their organizational
affiliations are as follows:
Charles Cohen, B'nai B'rith Noah
Lodge; Shirley Enselberg, Fed-
eration; Robert Gesoff, Fed-
eration; Judy Glatt, ORT; Al
Gortz Named South
County CRC Head
Bruce Daniels, chairman of the
Community Relations Council for
the Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County, announced the
appointment of Albert Gortz, a
local attorney, as chairman for
the South County CRC.
"Our Community Relations
Council will be composed of three
Task Forces the Israel Mid-
East Task Force, International -
Soviet Jewry Task Force, and
Domestic Affairs Task Force,"
said Gortz. "The existence of the
Community Relations Council in
South County will enable all of
the constituent organizations to
better coordinate their programs
with one another and better com-
municate in these three vital
areas. We hope that by using the
process of the CRC that all
Jewish organizations in South
County will be strengthened."
A graduate of Williams College
and Yale University School of
Law, Gortz is a member of the
American Bar Association and
the Palm Beach County Bar
Association. He has been a
member of the New York City
Steering Committee for the
United Jewish Appeal and
Albert Gortz
worked with the Li|
Division of the Jewish Fe
of Palm Beach County fo
1974-75 and 76 Combined.
Appeal Israel Emergency]
campaign. Gortz is a Ph
Kappa and a practicing]
Institute lecturer. He
Boca Raton with his w*
and their daughter Alison.
For information on the I
County Community
Council contact the Jewis
eration of Palm Beach Cou
Gortz, Chairman CRC; Stanford
Herman, Beth El Brotherhood;
Roy Levow, B'nai Torah; Phyliss
Lyons, National Council of
Jewish Women; Alan Marcovitz,
Federation; David Perlberg,
B'nai B'rith Olympic XI Lodge;
Helen Perlberg, Hadassah Aviva
Group; Marilyn Snyder, Beth El;
Rabbi Merle Singer, Beth El,
Rabbi Nathan Zelizer, B'nai
Torah; Pearl Jaffe, Brandeis
Women; Milton Kretsky, guest
from Temple Emeth, Delray
Beach; Joe Schenk, guest from
Temple Emeth, Delray Beach.
Beth El Installs Rabbi|
Temple Beth El of Boca Raton
announces the formal installation
of Merle E. Singer as Rabbi of the
Temple at Friday evening Sab-
bath Services, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. in
the sanctuary of the Temple.
In addition to the installation
at Sabbath Services, a full pro-
gram of religious, educational,
social and cultural activities has
been scheduled. The calendar will
include: Friday morning, Oct. 20,
10 a.m., Program: "Reform
Judaism and Domestic
Relations." Saturday morning,
Oct. 21, 9:15 a.m., Program:
"Bible and Jewish Law"
Torah Study. Rabbi Eugene Lip-
man of Washington, D.C. will
serve as a scholar in residence
and will be the guest speaker at
the above sessions. Saturday
evening, Oct. 21, 8 p.m., dinner-
dance, music and entertainment.
Sunday evening, Oct. 22, 8:15
p.m., Simchat Torah Service,
with the Korolshteyn family,
recently resettled from Russia in
West Palm Beach.
Simchat Torah march
The Temple office hj|
information relating W "
gram activities.

, October 20^
The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Page 13
fee Press Not an Abstraction
, me 8 sheet of your
K so that I can give
PS'cSta your behalf, a
rin your peoP^ "?d
I, A cry for the truth,
for freedom in
^ese words. Claudia
n daughter of Pedro
"' editor and publisher
"pnnsa in Managua,
L-T began a pitiable
FT all humankind early
L, after her father had
C>8inated. Editor
Jo along with thousands
r Nicaragua^, was weary
' decades of entrenched,
rule of the sparsely-
^d Central American
, now so prominent in the
. BRING this stirring
L now and what has it to
7the fate of any American
of any other free
, noteworthy for at least
1 reasons: 1. It stresses
t importance of fighting
i freedom everywhere; 2.
pi as it is a recollection
I Nicaragua, it serves to
J us that the classic battle
[between dictatorship and
L of tyranny is destined to
Rie thinking and hopefully
ions of those cherishing
liberty everywhere on the planet.
As to the value of newspapers
battling against greedy and
brutal rulers wherever the
government press does not have
total control, it is essential to
dwell for a moment not only on
the Chamorro slaying but on two
other 1978 incidents of great
IN FEBRUARY, two Arabs
charged with having killed
Yousef el-Sebai, editor of Al
Ahram, Egypt's most important
newspaper, declared they killed
that highly respected newsman
"because he was a friend of
True or false, that boast echoes
the determination of terrorists to
stifle any degree of truth if it
disfavors the cause of those who
prefer to fight with bombs rather
than with words.
A few weeks after the
Chamorror and el-Sebai killings,
Jacobo Timmerman, former
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publisher of La Opinion in
Argentina, was finally released
from prison after that nation's
right-wing government had held
him without a charge of any kind
placed against him. His release
was due in part to the strong
appeals of Jewish organizations.
The Timmerman affair is one of
scores of indications that
Argentina'8 military regime is
resolved to do away with every
vestige of civil liberties.
loathing for the Somoza regime
has fused the efforts of con-
servative businessmen and
Marxists guerrillas; im-
Erisonment, sometimes death,
ave been the lot of hundreds
opposing Gen. Anastasio
Somoza. At long last, the Roman
Catholic Church, appalled at
Somoza's near-zero score on
human rights, has joined in the
demand for a change in govern-
But in the United States, we
still hear impassioned assertions
by some newspaper editors on the
right that all the turmoil in
strike-plagued Managua is solely
a Communist effort to seize
power. That Communist forces
both inside the tiny country, in
Cuba, and in other Red rallying
points around the world are
working hard for the downfall of
Gen. Somoza, none will deny.
YET THESE same American
opinion shapers, apparently
untouched by the murder of
Pedro Chamorro, seem unable to
find fault with tyrannical rule in
Managua. Remembrances of the
dispatch of U.S. Marines in the
1920s and 1930s, the importance
of Nicaragua to our own
economy, contempt for the
radical leftwingers among
Somoza's foes all color their
That large portion of
Nicaragua's 7,500 National
Insurance Seminar
Palm Beach field underwriter
Jack D. Schram recently
returned from an insurance
seminar held at the University of
Houston. The conference, which
was sponsored by Mutual of New
York (MONY), focused mainly on
business insurance courses.
MONY's Palm Beach Agency,
with which he is affiliated, is
located at 319 Clematis Street,
West Palm Beach.
Guardsmen who continue to
stand with the military overlord
and build a concrete and steel
wall for the protection of his
bunker still are their heroes.
Nor does the fact that the
general manager of the Coca-Cola
Company in Nicaragua has been
arrested for opposition to Somoza
upset them.
"IT IS NOT true that
President Somoza is an authori-
tarian President," Nicaragua's
ambassador to the United States
has asserted.
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"I was stunned by the brutal
assassination of Pedro
Chamorro," President-General
Somoza insists.
Pale words. Words we have
every right to question. Words
strikingly refuted in the letter
written by murdered Editor Cha-
morro's daughter: "The blood
you shed, father, will not be in
vain. Your cry of protest will
resound in heaven and earth. You
have not been silenced (for) I will
continue shouting; we will never,
be silenced."
Leo MimdUn
Continued from Page 4
caused as a consequence ot its
bigoted exclusivity. And who
pretends to be blind to the notion
that Christian Market Place
Guidebook is a spitting image of
CYP anyway you slice it.
In Montgomery's view, there is
an immortal difference, which is
that "the Market Place is open to
the public. The buyers don't have
to be Christian just the busi-
nessmen." Meaning, if you're fool
enough to be a Jew, and want to
do business with our enterprise,
why not? Business is business.
In terms of the political arena,
Montgomery's dictum would
translate something like thia: "If
a candidate is Jewish, he can run,
but we don't have to vote for
AND HOW does Montgomery
envision the future? "We picked
Jacksonville (to launch the
Christian Market Place) because
this is the place we live (sic). We
know the market."
But the profits from the opener
would be used to put on other
similar exhibits "in major cities
around the southeast."
Montgomery', next target is
Orlando. And the poison spreads.
A Jewish governor for Florida?
The prospect is about as remote
aa a Jewish President of the
, U.S.A.
Political Reading Material and Advertising on this page is not
to be construed as an endorsement by the Jewish Federation of
Palm Beach County.
Wishing my friends
in the Jewish Community
a New Year filled with peace,
prosperity and Joy.
State Representative, District 80
Pd Pol Ad Paid tor by Jan Wan Campaign Fund. Lam/ Cohan. Traaaurer. Rapubkcan
For the New Year
Thank You for your Support

Frank Foster
for County Commissioner
Democrat District 2
Former City Commissioner
Former Mayor, West Palm Beach
Experienced Administrator
Experienced Businessman
Native of Palm Beach County
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, October!
Camp David Was

Continued from Page 1
Now he is stuck we are all
stuck. It was an act not befitting
the Prime Minister, unbelievable
for a Herat leader.
Would even a Labor Party
official have capitulated so
completely? Begin promised
Israel would never return to
indefensible 1948 borders he
gave every inch.
How could we have expected
HANDWRITING appeared on
the wall early in Begin's ad-
ministration. We missed it.
Supporters couldn't understand
his dumping old comrade Shmuel
Katz after a short and successful
stint as adviser on information.
They gave him the benefit of the
American Jewish community
leaders and Israeli foreign of-
ficials, wanting to stay in the
driver's seat, had Begins ear.
As a result, Israel's "in-
formation services" are a joke, a
bad and dangerous joke.
ALARM BELLS should have
gone off when he went overboard
in his Jerusalem reception for
Sadat. It was wrong, but the
desire for peace burns so brightly
in Begin and in every Israeli,
there is a tendency to forget.
Peace not backed by power and
area in which to absorb an attack
can be an illusion.
Peace treaties are just paper
promises the enemy npsup when
he goes to war. Those who act on
the assumption that peace will
reign if Israel retreats, should
remember that not one promise
guarantee or written agreement
given Israel in 30 years has been
kept by any Arab nation, or by
the world powers.
BEGIN HAS adopted
programs he formerly con-
demned. Like Carter, he has
abandoned his party platform.
A complete Sinai withdrawl
will put Egypt in an irresistible
The Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, under the
chairmanship of Bruce J. Daniels, left, recently hosted a program for representatives of the
major Jewish organizations in the county. Thomas Mills, second from right, superintendent of
schools, was the featured speaker. Pictured with him is Elsie Leviton. second from left, chair-
person of the Domestic Affairs Task Force, and Barbra Kaplan, member of the CRC steering
a* mabbtmcal co-ordinated by the
:':]:'; Palm Beach County Raobinicql Council
devoted to discussion of themes and issues
relevant to Jewish life put and present
'God Grant Us a Good Year9
By Dr. Jerome Kestenbaum.
Rabbi Temple Emanu-El,
Palm Beach
The Jewish High Holy Days
are a season of hope and faith.
They stir us to renewed efforts
for the better life. Can we move
forward a little closer to our own
highest standards? The New
Year answers that we can make a
new beginning, if we but will it.
Certainly we wont correct all our
faults regardless of how hard we
try. We shall make beautiful
resolutions on Rosh Hashana
only to find them broken even
before the advent of Yom Kippur.
the Day of Atonement. 10 days
later. But the effort is still worth-
while despite our backsliding. We
can still rise higher in the scale of
life if we set our minds and our
hearts in that direction.
Psalm 118 contains this
beautiful verse: "Open to me the
Synopsis of the Weekly Torah Portion
LEKH LEKHA From Shem. Noah's eldest son. descended
1 erah, who was the father of Abram, Terah dwelt in the city of
After Abram's father Terah died, the Lord said to Abram:
"Leave your father's house and go into a new land which I will
show you. For I shall start a new nation with you."
So Abram and his wife Sarai left for Canaan. He took his
nephew Lot, too.
At Shechem the Lord appeared to Abram again. He told
Abram: "Unto your children will I give this land!" And Abram
said: "I have no children!" Whereupon God replied: "Look up
to the sky and count the stars if you can. So many shall be the
number of your children and children's children. To them I shall
give this land!"
When Abram was ninety-nine, God appeared once more to
him and said: "Henceforth let your wife Sarai be called Sarah,
for she shall be a princess by your side. And your name will be
Abraham (father of many). I will bless you both and give you a
son. whose name will be Isaac. I will establish My covenant with
Isaac and I will make you the father of a great people." (Genesis
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gates of righteousness." The
truly righteous see themselves
always standing merely at the
gates. No matter what they have
achieved they look upon them-
selves as mere beginners. The
more they advance on spiritual
paths the more they hear the call
to higher goals. "A man's reach
must exceed his grasp, or what's
a heaven for?
WHEN DOES Rosh Hashana,
the Jewish New Year 5739,
begin? According to the Hebrew
calendar the answer is Oct. 1 at
sundown. But that is only a
partial answer. For in a truer
sense, it isn't the calendar that
starts the year, but our own
initiative and determination.
The Jewish traditional
greeting for the New Year is
L'Shonah Tovah, which means a
good year. The intimation is clear
without goodness there is no
happiness. "Oh God grant us a
good year. A happy year we shall
find on our own."
On behalf of Temple Emanu-El
and my dear wife Rosryn and
myself, I would like to take this
opportunity of wishing all of you
a very good healthful and mean-
ingful New Year.
position to launch war.
Begin cut the ground oj
under his supporters. Wh
Prime Minister of Israeli
Carter and Sadat are great
makers, who can object tol
future demands?
BEGIN ALSO made pr
there were the promises
settlers, those about Shtu
Sheikh, those never to retu
the indefensible pre-1967 bo]
and more .
Synagogues in
Palm Beach Count
1901 North Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407*;
8421 Rabbi Irving B. Cohen Joel L. tevine, Associate Ro6
Sabbath Worship Services, Friday at 8:15 p.m.
333 S.W. Fourth Avenue, Boca Raton, PI. 33432 391-8900 Rj
Merle E. Singer Cantor Martin Rosen Sabbath services, Fnd
At St. Pauls Episcopal Church, 188 So. Swmton Ave., Delray Fn|
at8p.m President Jerome Gilbert 499-5563
West Palm Beach, Flo 33411 Sabbath Services, Friday at 8:15|
At St David's in the Pines Episcopal Retreat, Forest Hill Blvd. i
Wellington Trace Moiling Address: 11686 laurel Valley Cirt
West Palm Beach, Fl. 33411 President Joan Moskowitz 793-27J
THE FREE SYNAGOGUE, P.O. Box 3, Boca Raton, Florida 33432*3
1600, 391-1111 Rabbi Ben|amin Rosayn Fridays at 8:15p.i
Boca West Community UMC. 8900 Boca West, Glades Rd.
West of Boca Turnpike)
5348 Grove Street, West Palm Beach, Fla. 33409 684-3212M
hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rabbi Harry Z. Schectmon Cantor I
B Rosenwasser Services: Daily 8:30 a.m., 6:30 p.m.; Fridoyl
a.m., 5 p.m.; Friday late service 8:15 p.m.; Saturday 8:30ar
Boynton Beach, Fla 732-5147 Sabbath Services: Friday all
p.m., Saturday at 9 a.m. Congregational Church, 115 N. Fe
2815 North Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Fl. 33407 833-1
Rabbi Asher Bor-Zev Cantor Elaine Shapiro Sabbath ServJ
Friday at 8:15 p.m., Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Daily Mmyan atf
a m., Sunday at 9 a.m.
315 N. "A" St., Lake Worth, Fl. 33460 585-5020 Rabbi En
Eisenberg Cantor Jacob Elman Services: Mondays ondThun
at 8:15 a.m., Friday at 8:15 p.m., Saturday at 9a.m.
Sabbath Services, Friday at 8 p.m. At Westminister PresbyN
Church, 10410 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, 321 NortMj
Blvd., North Palm Beach Fl. 33408 Ph. 845-1134 Rabbi Wil
Marder Cantor Nicholas Fenakel
224 N.W. Avenue "G", Belle Glade. Fl. 33430 Jack Statemon,|
Leader Sabbath Services, Friday at 8:30 p. m.
275 Alemeda Drive, Palm Springs, Fl. 33460 Sabbath Servj
Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 9 a.m. President Jacob Front
0034 Mondays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Services held oi
United Presbyterian Church, Palm Springs.
1401 N.W. 4th Ave., Boco Raton. Fl. 33432 392-8566
Nathan Zelizer Sabbath Services: Friday at 8:15 p.m., Saturi
5780 West Atlantic Avenue, Delroy Beoch. Fl. 33446 276-3
Morns Silberman. Rabbi Leonard Price. Cantor Sabbath Sen
Fndoy at 8 p.m., Soturdoy at 9 a.m. Doily minyons at 8
and 5 p.m.
190 North County Rood, Palm Beoch, Fl. 33480 832-0804 '
Jerome Kestenbaum Cantor David Dordashti Services^
and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Sobboth Services: Friday at 8:*I
Saturday ot 9 a. m.

fcfry, October 20,1978
The Jewish Flortdian of Palm Beach County
Page 15
Weicker Statement
Continued from Page 8
*- not participate. And in this
**L? Fwpt and Israel working
IfflESn demonstrate
there have more to gam
| fa peace than from war.
^e other doci
If^nework for a
Uiddle East, is
Peace in the
a much lees
of work. For
no agreement or
J^een Egypt and
"L,ut some agreement
Xwledged the concerns of
SeTparties in the area. But the
gnent anticipates a peace
S^een factions that were not
solved in the agreement to
Bike that peace. President Sadat
aot commit King Hussein to
3* peace. He has thus far
-fused to make such a commit-
ment himself. Unless and until he
toes the Framework for a Peace
oth'e Middle East is a document
B which Israel agrees to con-
ditions with no reciprocal
reement from her adversaries,
^is is a strange procedure,
ndeed, and represents a great
risk on Prime Minister Begin's
part. It gives the signatories to
the agreement, Egypt and the
U.S., something to hold over
Israel's head.
Already, Egypt is saying that
efforts to solve the West Bank
ud Palestinian problems will be
linked to the implementation of
the peace plan with Egypt. This
nay be a diplomatic necessity
stemming from internal Arab
politics, and it may prove to be
in empty gesture on Egypt's
part. 1 hope it is. If not, we must
be prepared for the possibility of
renewed U.S. pressure on Israel.
Already there is a disagree-
ment on issues with President
Carter saying Israel is to build no
new settlements on the West
Bank for five years, and Prime
Minister Begin saying that only a
three month moratorium was
agreed to. In short, the seeds of
future difficulty between the
United i States and Israel have
been sown right alongside the
roots of our recent difficulties.
And so if we are asked where is
the Middle East eleven months
after Jerusalem, I happily say
that peace with Egypt is a strong
possibility. However, I would be
happier still if President Sadat
were not, as I reason he is, misled
to believe that he can get more
from Israel through U.S. inter-
vention than he would have
gotten on his own.
In the aftermath of Camp
David, the mood is one of
euphoria, and it is considered bad
form to look too closely at what
has transpired. It is as though if
we ask the hard questions, the
new prospect of peace will
disappear. But I say that if the
prospect of peace is so fragile
that it cannot be examined
closely, then perhaps it isn't a
very good prospect at all.
The West Bank and the
Palestinian problems are no
closer to resolution than they
ever were. What has changed
somewhat is that public opinion
is now educated to believe that a
universal settlement is at hand,
and if events do not bring a
universal settlement, I believe
that public opinion will turn
against Israel. I know that is not
a particularly happy thought, but
I believe it is one which ought to
be carefully considered.
As long as we permit ourselves
to be deluded into believing that
the real issue is a homeland for
the Palestinians, we will continue
Community Calendar
Oct. 21
Oct. 22
Temple Beth El Social Set 7 p.m.
Oct. 23
Oct. 24
Simchat Torah
Yovel Study Group Pioneer Women Golda Meir -
m. Temple Beth David Sisterhood Paid-up Member-
Oct. 25
Hadossah -
Board 1 p
ship Dinner
Oct. 26
Hadossah Bat Gurion Day of Beauty Hadassah Choi 12:30
p m Hadassah Yovel Luncheon noon American Jewish Con-
gress 8 p.m. Jewish Community Center Executive Hadassah
EDUCATION DAY COMMITTEE at Federation 7:30p.m. "Women s
Plea Soviet Jewry Federation office 10 a.m. JEWISH
FORUM at Temple Israel 4 to 6 p. m.
Oct. 28
Temple Israel Young Adults 8 p. m.
Oct. 29
Women's American ORT North Palm Beach Flea Market-9am.
Jewish Community Day School barbecue Temple Beth El Boca
Raton An Evening of Opera with Robert Herman 8 p.m.
Oct. 30
Hadassah Tikvah 1 p.m. Woman's American ORT North Palm
Beach 12:30 p.m. Women's American ORT Palm Beach -1 p.m.
Oct. 31
Congregation Anshei Sholom 1p.m. Women's American ORT -
Boynton Beach Paid-up membership lunch noon Yiddish
Culture Group 10 a.m.
Nov. 1
Wle Beth Sholom Sisterhood 12:30 p.m. 1***?*
STEERING COMMITTEE 8a.m. Hodassah Golda Meir Fun Night-
7P m Temple Beth David Sisterhood Board 8 p.m.
Nov. 2
noi B'nth Women Medina Board National Council of Jewish
^"en Tour meeting 1 p.m. Hadossah Palm Beoch-Board -
' m. Women', American ORT Evening 8 p.m Hadassah -
Cha,. Board 10 a.m. Hadassah Goldo Meir Board 12:30 p.m.
down a path that ensures con- e^gfms nackagtrthrough. Those
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The United States "hai endorsed
the view that the West Bank is
occupied territory to which Israel
has no proper claim. This is a
position which defies law and
history, and plays into the hands
of all parties having a vested
interest in turmoil in the Middle
Jordan insists that the West
Bank belongs to her. The claim is
based on the fact that she oc-
cupied the land in 1948 in the
effort to destroy Israel. So long
as Jordan cannot retrieve the
land militarily or diplomatically,
King Hussein insists that he is
bound by the agreements of the
Rabat Conference of 1974 which
makes the PLO responsible for
recovering the West Bank. But,
says the King, if Israel were
willing to get out of the West
Bank, he would feel obligated to
take it over. Where does this
leave the Palestinians? It leaves
them right where they were for
the nineteen years during which
Jordan controlled the West
Bank. There were riots weekly;
killings and turmoil were the way
of life. And there was no
Palestinian state and no attempt
to establish one.
I don't suggest this as a
condemnation of Jordan. I
suggest it as part of the need to
look at the hard realities straight
on. No one familiar with relation-
ships in that area believes for a
moment that the first target of a
militant Palestinian state would
be Israel. Israeli strategists
themselves don't believe it. The
first victim would be Jordan.
And with that base, it would be a
question of who might be next.
Maybe Israel. Maybe Saudi
Arabia. But eventually Israel.
You can be sure that King
Hussein is not stalling on coming
into the Camp David frameworks
because of his concern for the
interests of the Palestinians. His
concern is to find a way to
reassert Jordanian control over
the West Bank. And in spite of
the old hostility between Jordan
and Saudi Arabia, the Saudis will
help him to achieve that if they
can. They are forced together for
the short term by the threat of
the socialist Arab states that are
clients of Moscow.
While the confrontation states
are deeply concerned that they
may no longer have the option of
fighting to the last Egyptian, the
so-called moderates the oil
states with which Jordan is allied
don't need Egypt's military
muscle. They have leverage over
the U.S. economy.
They hold the U.S. dollar
hostage. They have the growing
interest of the U.S. business
community which helped push
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And so I say to you, eleven
months after Jerusalem, that
Israel is not out of danger yet,
and the time for dancing is not
yet upon us.
The political concern of Israel's
supporters has helped to shift the
Carter Administration's tactics
in dealing with Israel. But
though the tactics have changed,
it remains to be seen whether the
strategy has altered. The
struggle is far from being over.
The struggle for public opinion in
America isn't over.
Ultimately, it comes to this.
We have looked to the Middle
East and seen it as the cockpit of
conflict between Arab and Jew.
We have proceeded from that
myopic perception to the con-
clusion that peace will come when
this single conflict is resolved. In
doing so we have ignored the fact
that Israel is largely a pawn in
the power struggles of Arab
nations and individual Arab
leaders. Take Israel away and the
bloodshed would go on, as it does
today in Lebanon, as it did in
Jordan before Hussein expelled
the fedayeen, as it did in Yemen
when Nasser fomented strife
between his fellow Arabs, as it
does between Syria and Iraq, as
its does between the PLO and
George Habash's henchmen.
Take away Israel and the op-
portunities for mischief by
Russia would grow even greater,
and" the chances of a confronta-
tion between the super powers
would grow with it.
So our interests lie, as they
always have, with a strong,
secure Israel, in spite of the
economic muscle which has been
uset' against us by the oil states.
I look to a time when we
recognize this once again. It is
not just a moral issue, though it
is certainly that. It is a strategic
issue. It is a geopolitical issue. It
is an issue which challenges us to
choose between short-term ex-
pediency, and wne long-term
obligations which our own
history lays upon us.
I look to a time when Arab
leadership is not afraid to see
demonstrated to their people the
benefits of peace with Israel;
when they are willing to have for
a song the know-how that Israel
can .provide, instead df paying
billions for it elsewhere.
I look to a time when the eons
of those two step-brothers, Isaac
and Ishmail, can come together
in peace, and I pray it will be
soon. In the end, it seems little
enough to ask that people stop
killing each other's children and
seek the benefits of each other s
greatness rather than constantly
incurring the fruits of each
other's savagery.
I do counsel continued vigi-
lence. I do caution against the
view that the task is done. But
we would be less than human if
we did not also cherish an extra
measure of hope in this holiday
season. Israel asks no more today
than she has for thirty years: to
iive in peace. Not just to live
without war, but live in peace. To
live as neighbors and friends. To
pray for this for Israel is to pray
for it for all the peoples of the
Middle East, for as long as there
is war there between anybody,
everybody is threatened. We
want peace for Israel. But we
want it for Lebanon, too. And for
Egypt and Libya, for Jordan and
Syria. We want a place among
their Arab brothers for Arab
refugees, just as Jewish refugees
are taken into Israel.
These are our hopes and our
prayer. In the words of one of the
beautiful songs of the Yom
Kippur War: Kol sh'mavekesh
With those hopes I wish you
and Israel a shana tovah a
sweet year, and peace.
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The Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County
Friday, October 2D
Continued from Page 1
Jewish Women's Conference,
which was held in Amsterdam
and Israel, stated "This year
more than ever before, we want to
involve as many women as
possible. This year, with the
theme of Jewish Renewal at
Home and Abroad, we must
inform the community of the tre-
mendous needs of the Jewish
people both here in Palm Beach
County and in Israel. Through
Project K.'newal we must tackle
the problems of sub-standard
housing, lack of education,
inadeqi: community facilities
and lo come, uncertain em-
ploying that have plagued
45,000 lilies living in Israel
Members of the Women's
Division Executive Committee
Barbara Shulman. Vice
President, Campaign: Barbara
Shulman has been involved with
the United Jewish Appeal for the
past 15 years. She has served as
Special Gifts chairman for the
New York UJA, and for the
Hartsdale Jewish Community.
She has co-chaired the National
Women's Division $3,000 Lun-
cheon in Palm Beach County, and
served as the Up-grade Chairman
for the UJA Florida State Board.
In 1978 she served as Women's
Division Campaign chairman.
She is commentator for the Fed-
eration sponsored TV program
"Mosaic," and recently returned
from the first International
Jewish Women's Conference in
Amsterdam and Israel.
Anne Faivus, Associate Cam-
paign Chairman: Anne Faivus
serves on the Leadership
Development Steering Com-,
mittee for the Jewish Federation
of Palm Beach County. She is a
vice president of Bat Gurion
Hadassah, recording secretary
for Temple Israel Sisterhood, and
a board member of the Jewish
Community Center. She recently
participated in a UJA Young
Leadership Mission to Poland
and Israel.
Detra Kay, Associate Cam-
paign Chairman / Workers
Training Chairman: Detra Kay is
a board member of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
County. She serves on the
Leadership Development Steer-
ing committee and is a member of
the Women's UJA National
Young Leadership Cabinet. She
is also co-chairman for the Coun-
cil on the Aging, and a member of
the Personnel Committee and
Social Planning Committee of the
Jewish Federation. Mrs. Kay
received the Young Leadership
Award in 1975 and the Jewish
Miss Yona Klimovitzsky,
private secretary to Israel
Prime Minister Menachem
Begin, will speak on Friday,
Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. at the
downtown Holiday Inn. The
subject will be "Menachem
and Me." Mrs. Henry Blum,
chairman, Palm Beach County
Women's Division Israel
Bonds, explained that this
meeting will kick off the fall
Women's Division campaign
which will be highlighted by
the Israel Fashion Show at the
Breakers, Dec. 20.
Federation's Community Service
Award in 1976. In 1975 she parti-
cipated in the UJA Young
Leadership KOACH mission to
Poland and Israel.
Barbra Lifshitz, Vice
President, South County:
Barbara Lifshitz served as edu-
cation vice president of the
Women'8 Division of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
County for 1976 and 1978. She
was past president of Temple
Beth El Sisterhood in West Palm
Beach and Spring Valley, N.Y.,
and was Women's Division
Chairman in Rockland County,
N.Y., in 1970-71.
Naomi Jacobson, Vice
President / Education: Naomi
Jacobson has served as chairman
and co-chairman of the Jewish
Federation of Palm Beach
County Women's Division Pace-
setters for the Combined Jewish
Appeal-Israel Emergency Fund
campaign. She also served as
chairman of the Women's
Division Speaker's Bureau 1977-
78, and as publicity chairman for
National Council of Jewish
Women and the Pasack Valley
Chapter of Hadassah. She is a life
member of Hadassah and Bran-
deis University Women's
Organization. Mrs. Jacobson
recently returned from a 16-day
tour of Israel.
Sheila Englestein, Vice
President / Leadership
Development: Sheila Englestein
has been active in Women's
Division for the past five years
where she has served as chairman
for the $500 Division. She is a
member of the Board of Directors
of the Jewish Federation of Palm
Beach County, and serves on its
Public Relations Committee. She
presently serves as fundr
vice president and HMO
man for Bat Gurion Hadas;
Marilyn Lampert, Seer
Marilyn Lampert has ser
the Jewish Feder
Women's Division Ca
Cabinet for the past twoj
She is a member of Tempi
El, Hadassah, Women's
can ORT, National Cot
Jewish Women and B'nai I
She has made two trips loj
in November, 1973, on
delphia UJA Mission,
Palm Beach County's fii
munity Mission in No\
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