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Local News

Bat mitzvah project turns into ongoing effort to donate school supplies

MEET THE CHECKOFFS…

In the beginning, Lilly Checkoff’s bat mitzvah project was not so out of the ordinary. More...

Adath teens lobby in Washington

Teens from Adath Emanu-El’s youth program, in conjunction with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), traveled with Rabbi Ben David to Washington DC. More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

Mideast

After decades of distance, Japan and Israel establishing closer ties

TOKYO—Reading his Japanese-language newspaper over breakfast, Rabbi Mendy Sudakevich spotted an ad for a selfhelp DVD titled “Get rich like the Jews.” More...

Street View returns to Israel

Google Street View returned to Israel three years after it first photographed the nation’s streets. More...

Arabs & Jews share Israeli pride

Both Jews and Arabs are proud to be Israeli, but neither has great faith in the government, an annual poll showed. More...

World News

Polish students explore Jewish history

Some 1,200 Polish students and teachers took part in the concluding program of the School of Dialogue, which explores the history of Jewish towns and cities in the country. More...

Hundreds gather to save Detroit JCC

Hundreds showed up at the Jewish community center in the Detroit suburb of Oak Park in an effort to save the building. More...

Study links synagogue attendance to health

Regular synagogue attendance may make you healthier, a new study indicates. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ELEANOR COHEN (nee Actor), of Marlton and formerly of Atlantic City and Phila., passed away on Dec. 29. Wife of the late Albert B. Mother of Lauren and Ken Sperry. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21 ADATH EMANU-EL Social Action Committee is collecting used towels and sheets for animal shelters. Bring to the office. Call 608-1200. CONG. BETH EL More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JANUARY 23 ADATH EMANU-EL My Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. for families with young children. Open to the community. Call 608-1200. SATURDAY, JANUARY 24 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM More...

Voice Camp Guide 2015

CAMP BY THE SEA 609-822-1167 x 138 camp@jccatlantic.org More...

Larry Helfman new director at Camp Aaron

Larry Helfman has joined the JCC Camps at Medford director team as the director of Camp Aaron, the elective program for campers in grades 5-8. More...

Columns

Winter does not slow down youth events in South Jersey

TEEN SCENE

Late December-early January may be a time when teens are off from school, but youth groups show no desire to take time away. Lock-ins, conventions, and social action programming permeate these vacation days. More...

Together, we are all the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey!

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

When many people think of the Federation, they think of the staff, board members, donors or other people that they know. More...

Join the JCRC army of volunteers to support Israel & fight antisemitism

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

The JCRC will be holding its 46th Annual Middle East Institute on Sunday, Mar. 15. The event will feature former United States Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton. Amb. More...

 

After attack, spike in emigration could deplete Jewish community

PARIS—Taken alone, the attack on the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket near Paris is nothing that French Jews haven’t seen before. More...

Voice at the Shore

JCC’s Gesher program brings together Israeli and American teens

How do you rock a teenager’s world? Show him the world through the eyes of Israeli teens. More...

Beth Israel’s Martin Luther King service builds bridges of friendship

Congregation Beth Israel once again celebrated Martin Luther King Day by welcoming some special guests to Shabbat services: the pastor and choir from the New Hope Baptist Church in Atlantic City, and the men’s choir from Faith Baptist Church in More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, January 23 -4:50 p.m. Friday, January 30 -4:58 p.m. More...

Federation

JCF Florida Reunion to include Palm Beach museum & Japanese gardens tour

The 18th Florida Reunion, hosted by the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc., will take place on Wednesday, February 11th. More...

Aleph Home Care celebrates its two-year anniversary with incredible growth

Aleph Home Care is committed to providing quality homecare in Camden, Burlington and Gloucester Counties. Aleph’s dedicated team of homecare professionals offer a wealth of services in order for clients to age or recover in place with dignity. More...

Jewish community gets ready for Super Sunday

Super Sunday is almost here. Excitement fills the hallways at the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ. Volunteers are getting ready to make the call. The community is getting ready to take the call. More...

Life Cycles

KOTICK-STEIN

Dale and Ellen Stein of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their son, Eric Daniel, to Melissa Danielle Kotick, daughter of Philip and Felice Kotick, of Marlboro, NJ. More...

GOLDSTEIN

Stephanie (nee Pilcz) and Jared Goldstein of Cherry Hill announce the birth of their son, Landon Brett (Lazer Baruch), on December 8, 2014. More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL ZACHARY DAVID MARSHALL, son of Stacey and Jeffry Marshall, on Jan. 24. CONG. BETH EL LILY COHEN, daughter of Meredith and Bill Cohen, on Jan. 17. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Monthly Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Play Bingo. Cost is $3 for non-members. Call Judy at (6090 953- 8649. SATURDAY, JANUARY 24 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA More...

Editorial

Jews worldwide seek to help European Jewry

The chilling attacks that some are calling France’s 9/11 took the lives of six Jewish victims among the 17 dead. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Will France heed the wake-up call it has been given?

PARIS (JTA)—The kosher supermarket was chosen deliberately. Men, women and children were shopping and preparing for Shabbat. More...

Religion Column

We need to be partners to God’s miracles

Parashat B’Shalach Ex. 13:17-17:16 More...

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