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Teen wins national award for bringing books to kids

MEET ALEXA GRABELLE…

FAMILY: Parents Lisa and Dean, sister Jordan, 12 HOMETOWN: Voorhees SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel FAVORITE BOOK: “An Abundance of Katherines” by John Green FAVORITE SPORT: Soccer FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION: Tangier, Morocco More...

Proud parents see son ordained

Eliezer Mangel (center) recently received Smicha at the Rabbinical College of America. More...

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Mideast

Poll: Israeli Jews favor Hillary, but say Trump is better for Israel ‘policy’

JERUSALEM—Most Israeli Jews would prefer Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump as the next president of the United States—even though more of them think Trump would be better for the “Israeli government’s policy.” More...

Report: Abbas worked for Soviet-era KGB

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas served as a KGB agent during the 1980s, an Israeli news station reported. More...

Israeli documentary entered for Oscar

A Tel Aviv University graduate has won a top Student Academy Award and her documentary will be automatically entered in the Academy Awards competition. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ROBERT BOORY, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on Sept. 4. Husband of the late Sylvia “Sivi” Boory. Father of Randee Lipsman, Michele (Joel) Ettinger and Eric (Elissa) Boory. More...

Do It!

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 CONG. BETH EL Sisterhood Challah Baking at 7 p.m. Take home two loaves. Cost is $5 per person. Call 675-1166. More...

Editorial

Those who deny Jewish history in the land of Israel ignore reality

After 12 years of sifting through dirt, Israeli archeologists recently reconstructed part of the ancient stone courtyard of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. More...

DRY BONES…

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What your kids can do to fight back on campus

NEW YORK—Over 300,000 Jewish college students have arrived or will arrive shortly on American campuses—and what they experience there is likely not only to broaden their minds and uproot long-held assumptions, but shake their Jewish selve More...

Religion Column

The heavenly voices can still be heard

Parashat Ki Tavo Deut. 26:1-29:8 Do you hear heavenly voices? More...

 

Cinnaminson standing by decision on Jewish holidays

Despite concerns from the Jewish community, the Cinnaminson Board of Education is standing by its decision to keep schools open during the High Holidays. More...

Voice at the Shore

With much fanfare, Emeth Shalom Torahs officially move to Shirat Hayam

On Sunday, August 21, a spirited procession of Shirat Hayam congregants accompanied Torahs being moved from Temple Emeth Shalom in Margateona1¾-milejourney to their new home in Ventnor, to the building that was formerly Beth Judah and is now Shirat H More...

Local donors who keep Jewish community strong and vibrant get special “thank you”

How do you thank people who care enough about the Jewish community that they give thousands of dollars of their own money to fund critical programs and services? More...

Saying goodbye to the beach…

Jews at the Jersey shore celebrated the last days of summer with some blockbuster events, including Chabad’s 11th Annual Jewish Summerfest celebration at the Ventnor beach on Sunday, August 28, More...

Federation

Coalition to screen ‘Life, Animated’ Sept. 27

The Special Needs Coalition of The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is thrilled to host a one-time private screening of “Life, Animated.” All proceeds from the screening will be used to support a website that will serve as a compr More...

Young adults gearing up for exciting year

The Young Adult Division (YAD) of The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is an eclectic and passionate group of Jewish men and women who are making a real difference in the community through volunteerism, leadership development, and fundraising More...

World News

BBYO launches $90-million campaign to double growth

BBYO launched a five-year, $90-million campaign—aided by two unprecedented gifts—in an effort to double the Jewish youth organization’s annual growth rate. More...

Aly Raisman: I’ll be back for 2020

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman said she is planning to compete in the Summer Games in Tokyo in four years. Raisman told talk show host Ellen DeGeneres that she plans to take a break before returning to training for the 2020 Olympics. More...

Woman’s dying wish ends cemetery’s disuse

To honor a woman’s dying wish, the Dutch Jewish community arranged for her body to be buried in a cemetery that had not been used in nearly a century. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF More...

Columns

A hearty ‘Thank you!’ to all those who enhance Jewish lives everywhere

FEDERATION 411

We at Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey are dedicated to helping the Jewish community here and around the world. In order to do that, we often ask a lot of you. More...

South Jersey Region kicks off 2016-2017 program year in style

BBYO BLOCK

On the night of Aug. 28, the South Jersey Region hosted its first event of the 2016-2017 programming year. Nearly 200 South Jersey teens came together at the JCC Camps at Medford to “kick off” the new year. More...

The easiest Rosh Hashanah dinner ever

Some people take great pride and pleasure in planning their Rosh Hashanah menus for weeks or months in advance, chugging away at kugels and cakes and soup to put in the freezer. More...

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