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She said an be a additional request is expected to be made for aiding Said. resettlement of other USSR ion for ernigres in the year to follow. A regional HIAS representa- cost of the live will be in Orlando early has next month to begin for coordinating activities of the planning group. It is expected lodge the Russians sent here will be relatives or close friends of other each other. The task force committee, when named, wig operate he was under the guidance of the by Jewish Family Services, remain headed by director Al Gamson offer of and president Louise Franklin." i T4ARQAH" smlrks as 'Moses" threatens plagues against Ept at the ". Ung of u strU of lssover," as only the JCC threar. oldscand. 'Moses' Is Brian Saunders and Tmroah' is Gideon Port/=. faT r/o= W Une ,non I: Believe This ... Won't believe this ... but it's true! have been telling you that :opy of HERITAGE subscription. our gift to the community, we You believe that some anonymous Come along and bought a in the Orlando area? were made through ewish Federation to keep every known Jewish family the rest of-the year 'so our what is going on in the area who have sent in checks? tremendous bookkeeping everyone of the thousands (yes, sent jn their checks will be to either have their money .COntributed to the Federation's 1, the JCC, Jewish Family Day School, any of the or to buy a subscription for a away at school. going out as quickly as We hope you are, too? 'Holocaust is Mine' is Odando Theme Nationwide Y00oa00h Set for Apr. 29 by Joseph Polakoff WASHINGTON (JTA)-- With President Carter's proclamation last week setting the tone of America's commemoration for victims of the Holocaust, rememb- rances for the martyrs will be observed across the country for eight days this month at places of religious worship and by cities, states and Congress. In his proclamation, issued on the 34th anniversary of the liberation of Dachau by American forces, Carter established April 28 and 29 as "Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust" in accordance with the resolution Congress passed last September. He also asked the American people to observe April 24 as "International Holocaust Day"--Yom Hashoah. The President's Commission on-. the Holocaust, which he announced last Nov. I, is coordinating the ceremonies for the remembrance and developing plans for a national memorial for the martyrs. The Orlando area wgl feature the theme "The Holocaust is Mine," with a community-wide program at Congr. of Liberal Judaism on Apdl 29. Clergy from all faiths, state., county and dty offidals are expected to be present to hear Dr. Barry Mesh, professor of Judalc studies at the Univ. of Florida. The ADL m, "Memorial," wEI be shown, as well as essays and pictures by the children of area churchea and synagogues who have been asked to participate In the remembrance services. charge of manmments, has said that many public glxadea in the area wm feature displays and reading material on the Holocaust dudng the week of Apr. 22- 29. All area churches are being asked to conduct special memorial services. Nationwide Memorial Cerernonle.s More than 20,000 people are expected to attend the services April 22 at Temple Emanu-EI in New York City, according to Benjamin Meed, head of the Warsaw Ghetto Resistance Organization, which has annually conducted the most extensive commem- orations of the martyrs. The program will be the organization's eighth at the temple. According to Meed, five blocks in the temple's vicinity will be closed to traffic, bleachers will be erected near the temple and closed circuit television will bring the memorial programs to tens of thousands more people. Also on April 22 in Philadelphia a memorial service will be held at the the service. Special sessions are planned for April 23 at state legislatures and proclama- tions are to be issued by governors and mayors of numerous states and cities, the President's Commission said. At noon April 24 the House and Senate will gather at the Capitol rotunda for a ceremony of commemora- tion. Elie Wiesel, chairman of the Commission, will chair the evenL A children's choir will sing music of the Holocaust in Hebrew, Yiddish and English. The ceremonies will conclude April 29 at Washington Cathedral beginning at 11 a.m. Sen. John Danforth (R.Mo.) will be the guest minister. The Commission, which includes five Senators (including Richard Stone of Florida) and five Represanta lives, will meet again during the ceremonial week to further plans for a permanent memorial to the Holcaust victims. At its previous meeting, the Commission tended towards a museum in and members of the "39ers Club" recite the Kiddush, led by Milt lntergenerationalsederheldlastTuesday. JewlshComrnunyRelatlo Jewish rtyr More t understandint of Washington with educational Eva Rltt, head of the Monument to the Six Million facilities to perpetuate the