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Friends celebrate extraordinary woman on her 100th

MEET ETHEL J. DAVID…

FAVORITE YEAR: 1937 (the year she married) FAVORITE SONG: “Don’t Fence Me In” FAVORITE MODERN INVENTION: Telephone FAVORITE POETS: Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg FAVORITE MOVIE: “The Grapes of Wrath” To spend an afterno More...

Great time had by Lions in Princeton

The Jewish Federation’s Lions of Judah enjoyed an incredible night out in Princeton at Agricola Restaurant and the McCarter Theater. 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 Avigdor Liberman could learn from the last non-general to be IDF chief

TEL AVIV—He was an outspoken politician with little military experience, appointed by a rival and promising to bring a new approach. More...

Indian community’s genetic evidence of Jewish roots

A scientific study has found genetic evidence of claims that the Bene Israel, a community in western India, has Jewish roots. More...

Beyonce wearing Israeli designs on world tour

The Israeli fashion designer Inbal Dror has created a line of dresses for Beyonce’s new world tour. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25 CONG. M’KOR SHALOM Screening and discussion of the film “Avalon” at 7 p.m. No charge and open to the community. Contact Cary Hillebrand at carycnb@juno.com. THURSDAY, MAY 26 More...

Editorial

The Voice celebrates 75 community-building years

EDITORIALS…

The Jewish Community Voice was created 75 years ago to serve a vital role in South Jersey’s growing Jewish community. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Our kids aren’t the only ones who need training

(Kveller via JTA)—When my son Yonatan was about two, we began instructing him in the fine art of acquiring a bagel. We helped him learn that you have to wait in line, patiently, and not cut in front of other people. More...

Religion Column

Become closer to God, and become less cold

Parashat Behukotai Lev. 26:3-27:34 More...

Special Sections

 

Gabrielle Giffords speaks for gun reform in Cherry Hill

Gabrielle Giffords, the former U.S. congresswoman (D-Az) who was shot in the head five years ago, and her astronaut husband Mark Kelly spoke passionately today for gun law reforms during a stop in Cherry Hill. More...

How the 2016 election is upending pro-Israel orthodoxies

WASHINGTON— When it comes to Israel, Democrats and Republicans simply do not see eye to eye, and for all their love of Zion, evangelicals will turn out for a candidate who is less than 100 percent on the issue. More...

Voice at the Shore

Cherry Hill deli opens new bayfront location in Margate this weekend

There’s a new deli in town. This weekend, The Kibitz Room opens on the bay in Margate, at 9315 Amherst Avenue, at the site that was formerly Junior’s Seafood Shack. More...

Beth Judah and Emeth Shalom will merge to become “Shirat Hayam” this summer

The marriage was beshert— that was what congregants at Beth Judah in Ventnor and Emeth Shalom in Margate overwhelmingly agreed on May 1 when both separately voted to merge the two congregations into one entity, called “Shirat Hayam,&rdquo More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, May 27 - 7:58 p.m. Friday, June 3 - 8:03 p.m. More...

Federation

Grow your business with the help of JBN

The best way to grow your business is to grow your network, and the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is proud to provide you that opportunity through the Jewish Business Network (JBN). More...

June 5 spotlight on Aaron Krause as MC

We are very excited to have Aaron Krause, entrepreneur, inventor, and daddy of the Scrub Daddy, as the MC of our upcoming Community Shark Tank taking place on Sunday, June 5 from 4-6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MARCIA MARTHA (nee Polonsky) FRIEDMAN passed away on May 4. Wife of the late Milton Reisman and the late Murray Friedman. Mother of Suzanne Reisman and Joshua Reisman and his wife Erica. Sister of the late Lisa Gardner. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

TUESDAY, MAY 31 TEMPLE EMANUEL End of the year banquet at 6 p.m. for kids in grades 8-12. Go to http://www.templeemanuel.org. FRIDAY, JUNE 3 ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. Call 608-1200. More...

Columns

FedConnect Concierge brings one-stop shopping for all your questions

FEDERATION 411

The Jewish Federation is one of the ties that bind our South Jersey Jewish community together. More...

Long-awaited(?) cricket app details the ‘Laws and Spirit’

COMPUSCHMOOZE

American sports fans are passionate about their favorite pastimes of baseball, football, basketball, and hockey. But they are not alone. More...

Every day is a day to honor the veterans who have sacrificed

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

President Harry S. Truman once said, “Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. More...