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Want to teach your dog Yiddish? There’s now a class for that too

NEW YORK— Dogs and their owners are a common sight in Central Park on the weekend, but there was something different about the group gathered on the grass on a recent Sunday morning. More...

Local News

Longtime Israel supporter Joan Rosen Bloch set for honor

MEET JOAN ROSEN BLOCH…

FAMILY: Husband, Dr. More...

South Jersey Men’s Club helps heroes

The South Jersey Men’s Club recently presented a check for $250 to the Hero Scholarship Fund from proceeds raised during the SJMC’s Law Enforcement Appreciation program. 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

Thailand can wait: Israeli vets are staying home to start businesses

JERUSALEM—The idea came to Yotam Gross as a commander in the Givati Brigade following 2014’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza: Instead of heading back to school after his Israeli military service, he wanted to spend his days bringing peo More...

NASA signs deal with Israel

NASA has signed an agreement with the Israel Space Agency and the Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL to collaborate on the Jewish state’s unmanned moon mission slated to launch from Cape Canaveral next year. More...

French suspend labeling demand

French authorities reportedly have suspended their insistence on special labeling for West Bank products following a lawsuit alleging that the practice is discriminatory.  The France office of Amnesty International complained about the suspensio More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11 CONG. BETH EL Bourbon and Blues party at 7 p.m. featuring Hazzan Pomerantz Boro and a group of talented friends. Cost is $36. Go to www.bethelsnj.org. TEMPLE SINAI Seminar on the NJ Criminal Justice Reform from 6-10 p.m. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Dinner and planning meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Taste King Chinese Restaurant on Bustleton Ave. Non-members welcome. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF More...

Columns

Saluting Glenn Fuhrman, born to lead the Jewish Federation

FEDERATION 411

Two years ago, Glenn Fuhrman became the president of the Jewish Federation. Glenn is an incredible example of someone who knows our system inside and out. More...

Exciting kickoff events happening throughout SJR

BBYO BLOCK

Chapters in the South Jersey Region have been explosive over the past couple weeks, as they hosted their kickoff events to signify the start of the new programming year! More...

JFCS, JCC & Voice joining forces for a ‘Check Up From the Neck Up?’

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

When most people hear the name “Shark Tank,” they think of eager entrepreneurs presenting products to a panel of multimillionaires hoping that one of them will bite and propel them onto a path of success. More...

 

Dr. Neil Levin set for installation as next Jewish Federation president

Dr. Neil Levin will be installed as president of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey at the 96th Annual Meeting on Sunday, Nov. 4. More...

Hundreds march through Cherry Hill streets to remember the Holocaust

Rosa Middle School eighth-grader Shivani Hirata walked with friends through sleepy Cherry Hill streets Sunday morning thinking about her grandmother’s chilling childhood stories of being forced to leave home and live in an internment camp alon More...

Voice at the Shore

New Stockton AC campus brings promise and opportunities for entire community

Move over, Ann Arbor and Amherst; “There’s a new college town on the scene…and our College Avenue is the Atlantic City Boardwalk,” said Leo Schoffer, Stockton University’s vice chairman of the board, to a crowd of hundr More...

Remembering survivors and their contributions is a 30-year-old local tradition

Growing up in Vineland, Barbara Cinger Roth never realized that most of her family had been murdered in the Holocaust. More...

Stockton donates railroad tracks to Philadelphia Holocaust Memorial

Last month, Stockton University donated three railroad track segments from Bialystok, Poland, used by trains that transported Jews to death camps, to the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation. More...

Federation

Mensches with Wrenches is back!

Get your hands dirty for a good cause on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 9:30-11:30 a.m., as Mensches with Wrenches returns by popular demand. More...

Passages Support Group begins Oct. 15

It’s the last chance to register for the Passages Support Group—helping moms pass through the various stages of parenting a child with a disability. Come share, learn, and support each other through this journey. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MICHAEL A. GOLDENBERG, of Margate, formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away on Sept. 22. Husband of Carol Goldenberg. Father of Beth (Rob) Kaplan, Robyn (Em Kuker) Goldenberg and Gregg (Lynn) Goldenberg. More...

Walter Laqueur passes away, was a top scholar

Walter Laqueur, a Holocaust survivor and one of the 20th century’s most prominent scholars, has died. Laqueur passed away at his home in Washington, D.C. He was 92.  More...

Editorial

Chancellor Merkel shows leadership against hate during her Israel visit

At a time when anti-Semitism poses a growing danger across the globe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has shown leadership by stressing her country’s “everlasting responsibility” to remember the Holocaust and combat all forms of hat More...

There are no other Jews where we live. Do we leave?

Oh, if I could count the many discussions my husband and I have had on this topic—multiple times a day on some days. Pros, cons; the list begins.  More...

Religion Column

What was it about Abraham that made him stand out?

Parashat Lech-LechaGen. 12:1-17:27 More...

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