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Marlton man devoting himself to safeguarding the environment

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HOMETOWN: Hartford, Conn. FAMILY: Wife Karen, Son Lucas, 21; Daughter Rebecca, 23 HOBBIES: Ultimate Frisbee, magic, robotics FAVORITE PLACE TO TRAVEL: The Finger Lakes FAVORITE FOOD: Burritos FAVORITE BOOK: “A Man in Full” by Tom Wolfe More...

Hazon ‘rides the Pines’ for environment

Hazon Philadelphia’s Ride the Pines saw 180 Jews, including many from Southern New Jersey, participate in an environmentally focused bike tour through the Pine Barrens. More...

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Mideast

Coalition members split on West Bank policy

HERZLIYA, Israel—When Israel’s coalition government formed last month, its constituent parties all but ruled out establishing a Palestinian state in the near future. But that doesn’t mean they can agree on what to do instead. More...

Louvre accused of barring Israelis

BAD ART

The famed Louvre Museum is one of two major cultural sites in Paris being accused of discrimination after rejecting requests to visit by Israeli art history students. More...

Technion getting $50-million gift

TZEDAKAH…

A co-founder of the Qualcomm Corp. will give $50-million to The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology—a record gift from an American donor. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SYLVIA BEILOWITZ, of Marlton, passed away on June 6. Wife of the late Seymour “Jack” Beilowitz. Mother of Harriet (Harry) Meyers, Steve Beilowitz, and Frani (Stewie) Stone. Grandmother of Savannah Chandler Stone. More...

Steven Burkett, municipal judge, beloved M’kor Shalom teacher, dies

Steven P. Burkett, Camden’s chief municipal judge and a beloved teacher at Cong. M’kor Shalom, died unexpectedly on June 1. He was 65. More...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 26 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Ice Cream welcome back to Rabbi Nathan at 7:15 p.m. Call 983-8090. TEMPLE EMANUEL Shabbat at the Shore in Margate at 6:30 p.m. Go to www.templeemanuel.org. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 More...

Editorial

Israel report supports Gaza military operations

EDITORIALS…

Israel’s military operation in Gaza last summer was ‘justified under international law,’ according to a 277-page study issued by Israel. More...

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Religion Column

The Jewish calendar reflects the joys and sorrows of life

We will soon (July 5) find ourselves bein hametzarim, “between the straits.” This is the name for the three week period that begins with a fast commemorating the breaching of Jerusalem’s walls on the 17th of Tammuz during the time o More...

Special Sections

Local Orthodox, Reform rabbis draw closer as they work with police

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Voice at the Shore

Avoda names 2015 award winners

Atlantic City High School graduates Leana Reich and Matthew Wisneski are this year’s recipients of the annual Avoda scholarships. More...

First Shabbat beach service is June 26

The community is invited to celebrate Shabbat while listening to the ocean’s gentle roar at six beach services offered throughout the summer by various synagogues. More...

Novin and Kline host event for Fed Israel Mission

Gert Novin and Edward Kline are leading the Taste of Israel Mission to Israel October 7-16, and invite anyone interested in going to reserve their place at a mission kickoff event at the Knife and Fork 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 30. More...

Federation

Exploring Philadelphia’s outdoor artistry

On June 10, Lions of Judah participants toured Philadelphia to learn about public art and some of Philadelphia’s most iconic murals. More...

Life Cycles

Engagement:

BARNETT-ETTINGER

Joel and Michele Ettinger of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their son, Jared David Ettinger, to Lisa Renee Barnett, son of Ed and Janice Barnett of Derwood, MD. More...

Wedding:

FOX-MUSHENO

Natalie and Joel Fox of Cherry Hill announce the marriage of their daughter, Emily Francine, to Craig Musheno, son of Cheryl and Frank Musheno of Montoursville, PA. The wedding took place May 30, 2015 at The Franklin Institute. More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL AVERY CHANA JAFFE, daughter of Kim Jaffe and Ronald Gerson, on June 6. EVAN MATTHEW SNIDER, son of Jakki and Glenn Snider, on June 6. ETHAN MATTHEW BINDER, son of Staci and Scott Binder, on June 13. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, JUNE 25 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $3 for nonmembers. Call Judy at 609-953- 8649. SUNDAY, JULY 12 More...

Columns

Every day is different as Federation CEO, but all build our community

FEDERATION 411

People ask me all the time, “What do you do as the CEO of the Jewish Federation—what does a typical day look like?” First and foremost, what is difficult to understand is that no day is comparable to the next for me. More...

Enable your legacy to live on ‘l’dor v’dor,’ from generation to generation

MONEY MATTERS

What Is Your Legacy? More...

This is the time of year to get fresh with hunger in our community

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Last year, our Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantries served nearly 6,000 individuals. In the next fiscal year, that number will increase by nearly 20 percent, or more than 1,000 people. More...