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January 03, 1986 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-01-03

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20 Friday, January 3, 1986 "




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bus. Very often the mother
to the boy who had given up
will ask a stranger to watch
his seat. She shook his arm
her baby as she goes forward
gently, and she was smiling
to pay her fare. And it is clear
broadly. "What a fine thing
from the way the stranger
you've done," she told him.
"Kol hakavod" (All Credit to
grasps the carriage handle
that he or she regards the
you)." Then, to herself: "Ah,
assignment seriously. .
If a women'has more small
Another story: On the bus
children than she has hands,
from Itiryat Gat to Jeru-
other hands will reach out to
salem, a woman left her seat,
help. Someone sees to it that
with her little girl in tow, and
the little girl of four has a lap
moved to the front of the bus.
to sit on, and that she gets
She spoke softly to the
safely down those bus steps
driver. Shortly afterward, the
while her mommy carries the
bus driver pulled to a stop at
baby and a younger brother.
the side of the road and open-
There is nothing extraor-
ed the door. He sat patiently
dinary about this—on an
while the woman disappearW
Israeli bus.
into the bushes with her
Need help finding your
daughter. Strangers on the
stop? Need advice locating
bus smiled at each other. No
your destination? Ask. Ask
one complained about the
anyone. Israelis love to give
unscheduled stop or the
advice. And if the man you
delay; what is necessary, is
ask- doesn't know, the
chances are that the lady
Finally, my daughter made
behind him will. She won't
the following observation
wait for you to ask her.
about the matter of pushing
Cheerfully, she will offer her
and shoving on the Israeli
advice unsolicited. In fact, if
buses: After a year in Jeru-
she thinks she knows of a bet-
salem, she is now living in
ter place for you to go, she'll
Manhattan while attending
tell you that too. In Israel,
school. "I was in the sub-
everyone is family It's ex-
way," she reported to me,
pected that one person minds
"and I watched. People get
the business of another.
close to each other, but they
A charming little story il-
don't touch. Each individual
lustrates this national char-
keeps himself separate, as if
acteristic; it is a true story.
he is afraid to come too close
Onto a bus scampered two
to anyone else.
unruly boys. They picked—
"In Israel, at least people
for whatever unfathomable
touch each other."
reasmi—the seat behind the
With the memory of the
drii4. They were loud and
human connectedness of life
distracting. The bus driver
in Israel still warming my
scolded them in harsh tones,
heart and pulling at me, I add
to no avail. When he came to ' to my daughter's observation
a red light, he turned in his
a hearty "Amenl" ❑
seat and laid-his hand on one
of the boys.
I watched, fascinated.
"Ah," I thought, "in America
this would already be grounds
for a lawsuit." There on the
New York — Dr. Jonatha
bus, no one seemed disturbed.
Woocher has been named execu
The boys, undaunted, con-
tinued to misbehave. But tive vice-president of the Jewi
Education Service of Nort
now they moved, so that they
sat in front of me and my 2 America, Inc. JESNA Presiden
husband. Behind me a Mark E. Schlussel of Detroit sal
Dr. Woocher will assume hi
woman stood up and reached
over me to grab one boy firm- duties next summer. Cochairin
ly on the shoulder. She shook the nationwide search were Man
him solidly and screamed at dell Berman of Detroit and Ar
hifa the way his mother thur Brody of Watchung, N.J.
' Dr. Woocher is associate profes
S. Hornstei
The boys ignored her, too. sor in the Benjamin
in Jewish Communa
My husband shrugged and Program
at Brandeis Universit
smiled, and tried his hand. He Service
and serves as Faculty Coordinato
was effective; he is big. The of the Program in Continuin
boy turned and looked at Education for Jewish Leadership
him, and suddenly every-
thing was quiet.
A shorts time later an old
man got on the bus. The same
boy who had been such an
irritant just a few minutes
before prqmptly rose. and of
fered his seat. (In Israel, the
. the disabled and
New York (JTA) — The Fed
women. with babies are al- eral Department of Labor ha
ways given seats. If a seated
continued its support for th
youngeter is negligent in his 20th year, of the non-sectari
duty, someone will remind on-the-job training pogram o
him, "Up, up. Don't you see erated by National Council o
the old woman?")
Young Israel employmen
Now the woman who sat bureaus, according to Harol
behind me reached out again Jacobs, Young Israel president.

Job Program

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