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JFCS accepts unused household appliances

Jewish Family and Children's Services at 1600 Scott St. in San Francisco will collect unused small appliances and household goods during the week of March 11 to 17.

For information, call Olga Kastsnelson at (415) 202-7489.

Two Hebrew classes start at Beth Israel

Congregation Beth Israel at 625 Brotherhood Way in San Francisco offers two Hebrew classes on Sundays, March 10 and 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Cost is $15. For information, call (415) 586-8833.

Israeli phone company posts record profits

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Bezek phone company has reported record profits for 1995, which was attributed to the boom in cellular phones.

Bezek profits last year totaled about $183 million.

The company is getting ready to face competition in 1997, when the Communications Ministry will decide which two providers will be able to offer long-distance service in Israel in addition to Bezek.

Among the companies being considered are: BellSouth, BellAtlantic, Southwestern Bell, British Telcom, MCI and Sprint.