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HERITAGE. Florida Jewish News, February 22. 1980o Page il Baseball League Smashes Israel Sluggers 9-1; 'Dream Come T00e' fs El00pt00 dew's Liberal in 7th Inning Upset Comment of Tree Planting in Israel and drizzle Sunday opposing own sizzle :play that began Upset of Liberal, bashed in the top of the first-season standings. smash- by Randy Lustgarten a 1 Israel. In led by Jules four RBI's, GORFTY a 14-6 with Scot Gold hitting his second home run of the season for JBBA. Both teams were previously undefeated. Jewish Community Base- ball League Commissioner George Goodman thanked Art Cohen and his AZA squad for "doing such a great job lining the field." Goodman also commented that spec- tators would be a welcome addition to on-field at- mosphere. As of Sun., Feb. 24, starting times have been altered, to provide an hour-and-a-quarter between games. New game times will be g, 10:15 and I 1:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Standings Feb. 17 Won Lost JBBA 3 0 Singles 2 l AZA 2 1 JCC 2 l Liberal 1 2 Israel l 2 Ohev 1 2 GORFTY 0 3 by David Landau JERUSALEM (JTA) --"A dream come true." That was how Isaac de Picciotto, vice president of the Alexandria Jewish community, described his experience Sunday morn- Jewish National Fund's Peace Forest overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem. With mud on their shoes and ecstasy on their faces, de Picciotto and the other mem- visiting Israel toiled with shovels and hoes to sink their roots into the soil of the Holy City. JNF chairman Moshe Rivlin presented each of them with a certificate bearing his or her name, testifying to their ing )lanting a sapling in the bets of the Alexandria group participation in the event. This week's guaranteed retum to you on our $10,000. 182-day money market cerfificoles. To Ponder Underscores Israel's Role Security Key in Mideast asset? read the following, prepared by the National Affairs. 7. Israel maintains a domestic air force larger than many fighter forces in Western Europe and possessing more up-to-date military hardware. 8. Israel is a multilinguai country with an in-depth cape. bility to monitor Soviet and Eastern European broad- casts, and to maintain surveil- lance over hostile states in her immediate region. Most Israeli officers read, write and speak English and received training in the United States, Great Britain or France. as a well- infrastruc Communica- and supply Orces are servJ ce needed U.S. equipment sophisti- equipment has a uickturn. NVESTOB COBNEB 9. Israel is experienced in /in combating Soviet tactics and is familiar with a wide range of an excellent Soviet military methods. bay, ] 0. Israel is well situated to provide substantial assistance tp the U.S. Sixth Fleet when israel has operating in the Eastern of the Mediterranean. It keeps in its and can arsenal equipment common variety of to the fleet, including naval type. models of the U.$. Phantom F- 4 aircraft, many types of missiles, and the E-2C early- Mediter- warning aircraft, used widely and Persian by the Sixth Fleet. to effect a radars 11. In the case of wide- in the air scale war in which the U.S. Control and may be tied down in southern indicate Europe, Israel can provide power essential military support to the U.S. by combating m PERSONAL i CENTER tne stop store for all your computer needs. WE CARRY DISCOUNT COMPUTER SUPPLIES & COMPUTER SYSTEMSt WE HAVE A LARGE SELECTION OF BOOKS, MAGAZINES & PREPACKAGED O0 0 SOFTWARE FOR TRS-80s, APPLES, PETS ETC.I IF YOU LIKE YOU CAN EVEN RENT TIME ON OIJR iNSTORE COMPUTER SYSTEMS FOR AS LOW AS $2.00. WE ARE OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. STOP IN & SEE THE WORLD OF PERSONAL COMPUTERS TODAYI HOURS: Mon.-Wed..Fri. 10 to 8 Tues.-Th.-Sat. 10 to S 178 Oxford Rd., Fern Park (behind the Jai AIail 339-8911 le sglUag. flanking operations spon- sored by the Soviets, by tying down local troublemakers, and by requiring the Soviets to commit forces to preventing an Israeli strike against her port facilities, air bases, and military stations in and around the Mediterranean. Israel can also provide emergency air cover for the Sixth Fleet if needed. 12_. Israel is. a democratic country with tested anti-Soviet, pro-Western leanings, a high level of internal order and a strong orientation to support the NATO system. Israel Asks U.S. to Raise Price Ceiling by Gil Sedan JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israel is asking the U.S. to raise the ceiling on a variety of goods that Israel exports to that country to help reducethe widening gap in the balance of trade between them. The request was put to President Carter's special trade envoy, Reubin Askew today by Min- ister of Commerce and Industry Gideon Patt. The limitations apply mainly to jewelry. Israel exports $40 million worth of jewelry to the U.S. annually and Patt observed to reporters after his meeting with Askew that "this is a very small sum consider- ing the price of gold in the last few months." He said Israel is seeking to have the ceiling on these exports changed so that each category of jewelry would have its own limit. He said the American envoy promised a reply by April 1. "1 would say, from impressions only, that our request was favorably understood," Part said. Askew will visit Egypt on what was described as an exploratory mission to expand trade between the U.S. and that country. The visit was seen here as an expression of President Carter's interest in expanding trade between Israel, Egypt and the U.S. as a result of the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty. However, Patt said today that nothing has been decided yet about possible Israeli- Egyptian-American joint ventures. He said he would be better able to judge the pros- pects after his visit to Egypt next week. Interest paid by check monthly, quarterly, or credited to your savings-accoudt. Minimum $i0,000. Above return effective through Wednesday. New Federal regulations prohibit compounding of interest during the term of the account. Federal regulations which permit these higher rates require substantial interest penalty for early withdrawal. 644 -4808 Park Federal Savings MEMBER FSLIC by DICK SORENSON USE DIAMONDS FOR ABOVE AVERAGE RETURN We exert tremendous effort developing a successful business. Then we employ a very expensive accountant to establish a way to minimize the income tax we must pay to the U.S. Government. And then what remains is what we call success. What we do with that success money separates the average businessman from the sophisticate. Our investments must return more than the inflation rate. The infla- tion rate has been increasing year by year. In 1969 it was 6.7%; in 1972, 5.8%; 1974, 9.1%; 1978, 11.2% and last year, 13.2%. Infla- tion has eroded the purchasing power of the dollar to the point that it takes $230 to buy today, what could have been purchased in 1967 for $100. Do your investments stand up to this increase in inflation? If, in 1969, you invested $10,000 in bank CD's you would today have approxi- mately $18,000. If you chose stocks (unless you were very lucky), the stocks you purchased in 1969 are worth about $17,000 today. To just maintain purchasing power you needed $23,000--both CD's and stocks left you $5-6,000 short. So, your investments lost money! In 1969 you could have purchased high quality investment diamonds at wholesale prices for your $10,000. That investment in diamonds would today be worth, at wholesale, about $70,000. Not only did you protect the purchasing power of your dollar, but you had $45,000 extra dollars and you did this without risk and without special knowledge. You were simply progressive enough to see that inflation would continue to increase and you purchased the best inflation hedge. The prices of high quality diamonds increase with every increase in the rate of inflation. In May of 1975 you could have purchased a two carat diamond for $13,180 and sold it in March 1977 for $23,988---a return of 82% in 22 months. A one carat diamond purchased in January 1978 for $14,545 was worth, in December 1978, $21,818--a return of 64% in 12 months. To find out how you can beat inflation with diamonds just call or write: FLORIDA DIAMOND INVESTORS 114D Park Avenue South (Greenada Court)- ,"\\;:,.,' Winter Park, Florida 32789 Offices in Anti.s, Antwerp, London, Paris, Nice lind Tel Aviv "'\\; A//" (305) 628-8142 I I I II I