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New author talks about passion for Judaism, financial planning

MEET VICTOR LEVY…

TOWN: Cherry Hill OCCUPATION: Certified Financial Planner, President of Levy & Associates, Philadelphia FAMILY: Wife Suzanne; Sons Ben, 20, Jonathan, 17, and Lewis, 14 BASIC PHILOSOPHY: “Show You Care!” Think about it, as Victor Levy More...

Cong. Beth El presents health lectures

Cong. Beth El and Penn Medicine partnered to present a series of community lectures. 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

What the political turmoil in Saudi Arabia & Lebanon means for Israel

WASHINGTON—What is MBS? Why did Lebanon’s prime minister resign—and why in Saudi Arabia? What’s Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas doing in Saudi Arabia? Where is Jared Kushner in all this? More...

Congressional panel considers a move

A congressional panel heard testimony on whether the United States should move its Israeli Embassy to Jerusalem.  The hearing by the national security subcommittee of the U.S. More...

Rise in Russian, Turkish immigration

Bucking a slump in Western immigration to Israel under its law of return for Jews, movement from Russia has increased in 2017 and more than doubled from Turkey.  In total, the 23,415 immigrants who have come to Israel from Jan. 1 to Sept. More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah:

Adath Emanu-El   JONATHAN EITAN FOSTER, son of Orly Buday and Larry Foster, on Nov. 4.  AIDAN JOSEPH FUCHS, son of Jacqueline and Adam Fuchs, on Nov. 11.  ALISSA PAIGE FOX, daughter of Nicole and Albert Fox, on Nov. 18.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

LAWRENCE H. BERUL, of Boca Raton, FL, and previously of Cherry Hill, passed away on Oct. 19. Husband of Annette (Felber) Berul, father of Charles (Marcie) Berul, and Lisa (James) Denburg, brother of Shirley Berul Kline and the late Wallace Berul. More...

Frans Krajcberg, sculptor and environmentalist

Frans Krajcberg, one of Brazil’s most acclaimed sculptors and environmentalists, has died. The Polishborn Jewish artist, whose entire family was killed in the Holocaust, died in a Rio hospital. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 CONG. BETH EL USY Turkey Trot from 7-11 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. Contact 675-1166. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26 More...

Editorial

Thoughts on Thanksgiving: We have much for which to be grateful

The turkey and trimmings may already be in the oven as you read this latest issue of the Voice. As Thanksgiving approaches, it is an ideal time to reflect upon how much the South Jersey Jewish community has to be thankful for this year. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Federations seek new unifying causes to build on successes

LOS ANGELES—Leaders of North America’s Jewish federation movement kicked off their annual conference here with a tribute to the 1987 march on Washington that brought out hundreds of thousands of people in support of Soviet Jews. More...

Religion Column

May we as Jews strive to be like our name

Parashat VayetzeiGen. 28:10-32:3 More...

Special Sections

 

‘Salute to Israel’ one of many Arts, Books & Culture Fest highlights

An evening dedicated to saluting Israel at 70 featured two prominent authors discussing their recently released biographies of Israeli Prime Ministers Golda Meir and Shimon Peres. More...

Voice at the Shore

Wildwood’s Beth Judah to be part of photo exhibition of “exceptional synagogues”

Karen Burke, president of Beth Judah Temple in Wildwood, wasn’t quite sure what to think when she got a call from photographer Louis Davidson, who asked her for permission to photograph the small synagogue for a photographic exhibit of “e More...

Locals join hurricane relief efforts in Florida through Nechama

Two locals—Cantor Ed Kulp and attorney Janet Gravitz—recently spent a week in Florida ripping out insulation and removing water logged items from homes damaged by Hurricane Irma. The two went as volunteers with Nechama. More...

Beron-JOAS fundraiser honors Whelan’s memory

The memory of Jim Whelan, the former New Jersey State senator and Atlantic City mayor who passed away this summer, was honored at the Beron Jewish Older Adult Services (JOAS) annual “Adding Life to Years” fundraiser November 8 at the Atla More...

Federation

Turn required distributions into year-end charity

If you are over 70 1/2 years of age and have an IRA, we have some great news for you! You can now make a tax-free rollover gift from your IRA of up to $100,000 to the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ.  More...

Federation & its agencies help area seniors

We are committed to enriching both the minds and bodies of our older adults. Support services, such as in-home care, transportation, and kosher meals-onwheels, enable seniors to age in place in their own homes. More...

World News

Why victims of terrorism care about a Philly fistfight in 1784

WASHINGTON—The case of Joseph Jesner v. Arab Bank is a bid by about 6,000 Israelis who have been harmed by Palestinian terrorism to get redress from Jordan’s Arab Bank, which delivered money to the groups carrying out the acts. More...

Israeli-American plays Egyptian romantic on Broadway

There’s a long and poignant story behind the T-shirt that Ari’el Stachel often wears these days. More...

German teen stands up to neo-Nazis at school

A non-Jewish German teenager from Dresden has been honored by the Jewish community for standing up to neo-Nazis at her school.  The 15-year-old, known as Emilia S., received the Prize for Civic Courage against Right-wing Radicalism, Anti- Semiti More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB Dinner and planning meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Uzbekistan restaurant on Bustleton Ave. Nonmembers are welcome. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15  More...

Columns

You can give thanks by helping your fellow Jews #GivingTuesday

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

This week is all about giving thanks. Tomorrow, we will join together with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving and to count our blessings. More...

South Jersey Region already excited about BBYO Summer 2018!

BBYO BLOCK

South Jersey Region recently held its second BBYO Night of the programming year. This BBYO Night had a twist to it, however, as it was Summer Program themed. More...

Time to celebrate all the great things happening at the JCC

FRONT & CENTER

Two weeks ago, my office became the “green room” for a series of authors, speakers and entertainers. Thousands of people attended the 8-day Festival of Arts, Books and Culture brought to you by Bank of America and other local supporters. More...