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No. 36 2Od Class postage paid at Fern Park, FL APRIL 25, 1980 9 IYAR 5740 ORLANDO ', changasleP.O. Ile, 742, Fern Park, FL32730 $1I ptrad.Qryasr, p..rmdtltrasltlr SINGLE COPY 35 Acts on '80-81 Expenditures $337,333 Budget Approved $337,333 budget endowment fund in con- Federation junction with the Tampa and fiscal year that Pinellas county federations. September was According to David Ritt, who Wednesday heads task force committee to board of directors, study its benefits, the fund for hiring an could eventually provide staff executive, substantial financial assist- an endowment ance during lean fund-raising increases years. all agencies and ]he Jewish Community of the Center and the Hebrew Day School both were given approximate $15,000 in- held for the creases over the current year. the new Kinneret II The Center was budgeted for ,plexnear $70,000, HDS for $45,000. Orlando, was Jewish Family Service, another Federation agency, importance, but will receive $32,500. an hour and 40 Most discussion revolved i Complete approval around the endowment fund due and whether the money a non-stop ]3- couldn't be better spent in session that took other areas, and increasing tnday (see story the Community Relations Committee budget to $7,500. CRC chairman-designate Mel Federation Pearlman argued successfully d expenses at that CRC was the only included the Federation group directly an associate involved in "sensitizing Jewish director to oversee issues with the non-Jewish development, a community." The additional program CRC funds came from s women's appropriations for the Jewish education ($5,500) and Was earmarked for Leadership Development of an ($5,000) committees. i CJene Starn into the TV program building sat down at the table covered tablecloth became the finances of budget balancing, :rams, or subtracting at ]0 a.m. last as the Jewish budget and Committee began th the 1980-81 Their ultimate to 'divvy up' some to cover their expenses for the beginning next and to allocate Fashion Fever TEENAGERS at the JCC have been learning about hair care, make-up and modeling techniques this month. The end result is a fashion show this Sunday at Burdine's. (See page 6). Above Lisa Haberman is getting a make.up job by Kathy Truong of Jacobson's in Longwood. HERITAGE photo by Barbara Coenson-Roth Long End of Coming Up Short .  zy-g/00zs00-s-[-ng This Week FederationFinance Wizards director's meeting was called tackling the Federation's general expenses, the requests by their standing committees such as Jewish education, community relations and the like, and a new endowment fund. They juggled. They cut. They replaced. They eventually completed what they called a "first draft." off, postponed until the regular board meeting on Wednesday. i.: As the hours continued ticking into the night, aspirin and more coffee kept the Federation executives  pluggihg away, until at 10:30 p.m. the budget committee, headed by Sheryl Meitin, and the executive committee, chaired by Federation president Marcia Kerstein, reached agreement on a funds to various local budget they felt would be agencies and Federation acceptable to the entire board committees. It was a process and the Jewish community. they would hopefully have completed nine non-stop Although the $337,333 hours later in time for a special represented' nearly one-third board of director's meeting more than was available called for 7 o'clock that during the current 1979-80 evening, fiscal year, the dilemna Food was brought in for stemmed from budget lunch so that little time would requests from the various be lost. Soft drinks and coffee agencies and committees kept them going during the amounted to $4! 7,!00, afternoon and the food was almost 25 percent more than replenished for dinner. As was available. variousagencypresidentsand The object was to reduce directors trapsed in and out of the allocations without the make-shift conference hindering the programming room, tempers sometimes projections made by the tightened as the dollars from various groups in light of the one activity were shifted to rapidly expanding Orlando another, then back again or area Jewish communitY, reduced, inflation and other needed With no agreement in sight expenses. by 7:30 p.m., the board of The committee began by e WEEK Monday -- Film "Diary of Anne Frank," 9:15 p.m.. Rollins College Bush Auditorium Tuesday -- Speaker Jeanne Daman Scaglione, 8 p.m. Bush Auditorium Wednesday -- Film, "Kazablan." 7 p.m., Bush Aud. Thursday -- Speaker Joel Arnon, 8 p.m., Rollins Crummer Auditorium Shortly after noon, they tackled a Jewish Community (Continued On Page 3) Friedman Named JCC Executive Director For the first time in its 6-year history, the Jewish Commun- ity Center will have its own full time professional executive director. The Center's board of directors unanimously voted Marvin Friedman, associate director of the JCC, as its first - full-time professional executive director, effective immediately. Friedman will relieve Orlando's Jewish Federation executive director Paul Jeser, of his part-time duty as JCC executive director. JCC president Richard Appelbaum explained the decision as a "dynamic change in a time when the Center should take charge of more of its own responsibili- ties and planning" because of the tremendous growth in the community. Friedman, who came to the JCC in June 1973 as program director, will be responsible for all administrative, supervisory and physical operations of the Center as well as shaping its long-range goals. From Liberation to Home by Barbara Coenson-Roth HERITAGE Staff (as told to Unda Amon) It was 1945. Helen was now 17-years old. She and her sisters were liberated from the concentration camps. They were liberated, but they were still hungry. They wanted to grab food and eat and eat and ... but they were not allowed to. "We hated them. They had so much food and they wouldn't let us eat." But many of the inmates were sick. Helen, like so many others. had typhus. "One of my sisters was so sick she almost didn't pull through. She wouldn't talk. She wouldn't eat. She just lay there ... but she is alive today." Helen herself was sick for months. There were taken to a hospital--a church, a big hall or school made into a hospital--with hundreds of children and women. "As hungry as we were we couldn't eat. I couldn't eat. My sister couldn't eat. Many of those who did eat, a lot, died.'" There were hundreds of sick, and there was a shortage of medical personnel. One of Helen's sisters became a nurse to help her sick sisters get well. She fed them, cleaned them, sat with them. Eventually they were taken to a sanitodum in Germany where Helen and many others were cured and "given the best of care." With their health restored, they left the sanitorium and went to a camp near Berg- dasgarden, where Hitler's palace stood in the southern part of Germany. (Continued on Page 7) ORT Seeks Local Former Students The Orlando Area Council of ORT is seeking the names of local persons who have attended ORT schools. Call Adele Ring at 6780526, or Beth Loberant at 869-5510. ii The Story of a Holocaust Survivor