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to pro- tl infor" ssible. able for consult- rent re- for field :olleges, ess and vith col- 'es; and usinesS ntativeS y to the h, Alan :in, Seth ., Bruce , Neff , Mark ,lizabeth located on Mer- :re held at 8:00 ruing at NOVIMBER 1i; 1971 THE JEWISH 'TRANSCRIPT PAGE 9 HerzI-Ner Tamid Set For Shabbat Seminar The Herzl-Ner Tamid Crn- gregation Friday Evening Insti- tute will hold its first shabbat seminar session of the year on November 12 at 8:45 p.m. im- mediately following the regular worship service. The classes will meet on alternate weeks thereafter. Congregants and guests may participate in any one of the four seminars offered. Leaders and their subjects are: Rabbi Maurice Pomerantz, "'Crises Facing Modern Judaism To- day"; Dr. Allen Podet, "Con- temporary Jewish Philosophy"; Dr. Arthur Lagaweir, "The Talmud"; and Sam Roskin, "Modern JewiSh History." Rabbi Pomerantz is the spir- itual leader of the Herzl - Ner Tamid Synagogue. Dr. Podet is a graduate of the Hebrew Union College and is at presert teach- ing philosophy at the University of Washington. Dr. Lageweir is a renowned scholar of Judaica who helped decipher portions of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Mr. Ros- kin has had many years of teaching experience and is rec- ognized for his intensive knowl- edge of both modern and an- cient Jewish history. Members of the United Syn- agogue Youth will conduct the religious service at 8:00 p.m. and will supervise children's activities during the adult class- es. The oneg shabbat will follow at 9:30 p.m. Herzl - Ner Tamid is located at 3700 E. Mercer Way on Mer- cer Island. Services are held every Friday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. with Jun- ior Congregation meeting at 10: 00 a.m. High School of Jewish Studies Well Attended Our last report to the com- munity on the High School of Jewish Studies said doors will open on September 15, and in- deed they did. Over 160 students registered and are taking ad- vantage of the fantastic offer- lngs made to them. There are two sessions per evening with a choice of 13 courses for each session. Never before have High School Jewish Youth had such great educational opportunities, and all this under one roof. We have Rabbi Lewis teach- ing Science and Religion; Rabbi Pomerantz, The Song of Songs; Rabbi Singer, The Holocaust; Rabbi Starr, History of Jews from Middle Ages; Rabbi Hirsh, Job; Dr. Butwin, Modern Jew- ish Literature; Dr. Arthur La- awier, Talmud and Basic Jew- ish Concepts; Mrs. Pomerantz, Jewish Home & Life Style; Moshe Ari, Israel Today; Bonia Shur, Music; and courses on Hebrew taught by Ruth Tiran and Rachel Racovitsky. The variety can appeal to all inter- ests. An exciting experience took place on October 13, when two Russian youth (one man and one girl) came and talked with, not to, the students. Classes were cut short that night so that Seattle youth might hear how their counterpart in Russia feel about being Jewish and about their connection with Israel. Our United High School provid- ...... ed the perfect forum for this Soviet Freedom Bus. Our Director for the High' School is Mr. John L. May, a young doctorate student at the University. Although his picture appeared in the Transcript a few weeks ago, there was no explanation as to why. So now you know. Others, whose pic- tures did not appear, but who were instrumental in establish- ing the school were Mrs. Harold Rosenbaum of Beth Shalom, Mr. Al Behar of Ezra Bessaroth and Mr. Sol Birulin and Mr. Sheldon Steinberg of Bikur Chol- im, Mrs. Jerome Becker and Rabbi Singer and Rabbi Starr. The composition of the stu- dents represents all the facets of the Jewish community as do the teachers. It's a real joy to have them studying under one roof and sharing their various backgrounds. I'm sure for many it's the first time they've had contacts with students outside of their own congregations. No doubt, it is the first time they've studied under Rabbis from other than their own con- gregations. We're on our way. We will welcome new students for the next semester which will comm- ence in January. This semester we meet in Temple De Hirsch- Sinai. Plans are that next se- mester will be in the new Herzl- Ner Tamid. Parents: Urge your children to attend. They're missing a fine opportunity to enlarge their Jewish back- grounds. When opportunity knocks -- have them answer! Over 35, Alone? Mayor Uhlman Cites There's h Mossafer for Service Club for You Are you having more leisure time, but enjoying it less? If so, there may be an answer for those of you who are 35 years and over, either single, wid- owed, or divorced. A new Jewish Single Adult Group had their first organiza- tional meeting October 18th. The purpose of the group will be to promote a purely social, rec- reational, and entertainment- oriented program for people who are seeking the company of their peers. At the planning meeting it was decided that the group will have regular meetings one Sun- day a month. Among some of the plans would be gourmet suppers with special emphasis on ethnic specialties, with music and dancing, conversation, games and films. Being an adult without a marital partner can be a very lonely and sometimes devastit- ing experience. The need for this group is clearly evident by the numerous favorable respon- ses to the invitations to the first meeting. This group hopes to fill some of the empty hours and bring people together for their com- mon enjoyment. The next func- tion is planned for November 14th at 6:30 P.M. at Temple Beth Am. For any further information call Mrs. Estelle Broder at the Jewish Family and Child Serv- ice, EA 3-1421, or Mrs. Elsie Hecker, LA 3-5816. Bremerton people please contact Russell Jacobs, 1577 Thompson Drive, Bremerton, Israel Industry Grows Rapid]y JERUSALEM, Nov. (JTA) -- Israel's industry, particularly the export branch, is growing more rapidly than any other area of the economy, Moshe Zanbar, Governor-designate of the Bank of Israel, reported in an address to the Press Club. He said manufacturing output rose by 12 per cent in 1970 com- pared to an over-all increase of 8-9 per cent in the gross nation- al product. Great eating begins with a great restaurant. Israel Ends The Barb The Talks on Suez Restaurants Sir Loin Inns Bellevue Renton JERUSALEM, Nov. (JTA) -- 604 - 104th N.E. 95 Airport Way Israel has informed the United Northgate ' Lake Forest Park States through diplomatic chan- 10710 Fifth N.E. 17171 Bothell Way N.E. nels that it will not participate 4B(rien Bellevue further in talks on an interim 0Southwest 152nd 425-116th N.E. Suez agreement as long as the US continues to withhold the The . Phantom jets Israel has asked for, the Jewish Telegraphic Polynesia Agency learned from authorita- ,tive sources. Pier 51. That position was said to , Seattle have been the consensus of the Cabinet which discussed the  raatter.. : .. ........... . . . . -.., , .............  , ..,,,-, David Mossafer, a 60-year veteran of the Pike Place Mar- ket retired last month and a story about him was published in the two local daily newspa- pers. David Mossafer, He was also the subject of the following proclamation by WHEREAS, on April 6, 1912, as a young man, David Mossa- fer began work at Seattle's Pike Place Market, beginning a 60 year career of involvement with the Market; and WHEREAS, David Mossafer, now 82, is retiring as owner of Pike Place Foods "Fruit and Produce," ending a successful career in Seattle's colorful and historic Market; and WHEREAS, David Mossafer exemplifies the warmth that is the Pike Place Market; a color- ful personality, deeply tied to the spirit of his work; and WHEREAS, friends and fam- ily alike attest to the contribu- tions of David Mossafer to the Market and to his community; NOW, THEREFORE, I, WES UHLMAN, Mayor of the City of Seattle, do hereby proclaim Saturday, October 16, 1971, as DAVID MOSSAFER DAY to publicly recognize his contribu- tions to the community. Mayor Wes Uhlman: Pelly Asks Israel Aid In House Resolution Congressman Tom Pelly has co-sponsored a House Resolu- tion calling for the shipment of F-4 jet aircraft to Israel in or- der to maintain the arms bal- ance in the Middle East. In a speech in Washington, D.C., Pelly declared, "Continu- ing Soviet shipments of adv- anced weaponry and the pres- ence in Egypt of some 20,000 Soviet personnel including com- bat pilots underscore the imme- diate need for supplying Israel the means with which to deter Soviet and Arab miscalculation leading to renewed hostilities." The bill not only would seek the aircraft for Israel, it would ask for such supporting equip- ment and assistance as are es- sential to maintain Israel's de- terrent capability. "Serious negotiations leading to a durable peace settlement are highly unlikely as long as the Arab states hope eventually to defeat Israel militarily," Pel- ly said. A similar resolution is being circulated in the Senate. 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