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Page 6, HERITAGE, Florida Jewish News, February 8. 1980 Our Advertisers Want to Know. National Council of Jewish Women Tell Them You Saw It in HERITAGE! Honored History of First U.S. Jewish G I VE A SHIR T! SHELBY'S T SHIRTS & DECALS Located on the patio at Springs Plaza 831-4230 Organization Precedes New Orlando The National Council of Jewish Women was only a year old as an organized body when it became the first Jewish women's group to establish Shabbat schools, pri- marily for slum children. The NC.JW went on rapidly to found vocational and indus- trial classes, manage "model" tenements, provide free baths for slum dwellers and much more. Founded on the belief that those in need required skills instead of charity, the U.S. national organization was founded in 1883 by Hannah Greenbaum Solomon, when she and other Jewish women from around the country gathered to participate in the Parliament of Religions at the Chicago World's Fair. Although the NCJW's emphasis has always been assistance to ALL people, Jewish priorities began almost immediately with the heavy influx of Jewish refugees into this country about the turn of the century. NCJW was the first organ- ization to serve at Ellis Island in 1904. Representatives in 250 cities and in European ports assisted young girls with immigration problems and protected them from white slavery. The Council founded free libraries, employment bureaus, kindergartens, day nurseries and became involved in social issues. Already, in 1909, the NCJW set forth its first complete program for social legislation, Would you say 6 9 To our youth? Are we reaching them with the richness of our heritage? Are they being given the opportunity to learn Jewish values and meaning? We cannot give up the future. To our elderly? We are sitting on a time bomb in Central Florida. An explosion of elderly who will need our help. It is our challenge and our privilege to provide our elderly a full range of services. To our families? A soaring divorce rate, single parent families, and the culture shock of new surroundings. These are the challenges our community is being asked to meet. Troubled families who need Jewish answers. To our brothers? Israel Still a nation of pioneers, of men and women of vision. They must struggle with the most expensive peace in history. With a soaring inflation rate. It is our privilege to help. They pay the price, we accept the challenge. We can say 'YES' to all ... if you give. COMBINED JEWISH APPEAL P.O. BOX 1508 Maitland, FL 32751 Phone: (305) 645-5933 Now.. more than ever... WE ARE ONE! including regulation of child the NCJW labor, slum clearance, ranging from mothers' pensions, public grams for health programs, and food medical and drug regulations, supportive ing and full.like From its rescue work in the grams for internment camps following widowed, World War I, grew the Interna- capped. tional NCJW which, today, Adopted involves some 23 countries. Council's After the Holocaust the NCJW vention, currentl! helped to form the National utions run the Refugee Service, and began to establish homes for unattach- consumer and ed girls in Paris and Athens in order to help victims of the policy through tion and disaster. The In Israel, NCJW began by amble states assisting Hebrew University's The NCJW teacher education program organization and expanded into additional spirit of teaching programs. In 1968 a ing human Council Center for Research in democratic Education of the Disadvan- Through a taged, the first such program of comprehensive center in the ice, advocacy world, was established at the action, NCJW Hebrew University in Jewishand Jerusalem. ities, locally. Currently, in this country, internationally. Do You Dare to Look GRAND OPENING Your Best? For Appomtrnerrt mo 645-3665 532 South Park Ave Winter Park, Florida (Free Packing in Rear) A-I COMPUTER Your one stop store for all pcrsonal computer WE CARRY COMPUTER , COMPUTER WE HAVE A SELECTION ( SOFTWARE APPLES YOU EVEN RENT 178 Oxfiprd Buying your personal onputet iS exciting. $2.00. WE DAYS A & SEE THE V PERSONAL d TODAY! ALTAM COIN INVE IS BUYIN AND SELLI AT MARKET 1964 AND SILVER C ALSO BUYING GOLD COINS, JE POCKET WA TcHi ALTAMONTE COIN 515 E. ALTAMONTE DRIVE . PALM SPRINGS CENTER, s.R. 431 ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL 32701