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East sophomore earns spot in prestigious Germany program

AGE: 16 FAMILY: Parents Marcia and Larry; brother Sandy SYNAGOGUE: Cong. M’kor Shalom HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill FAVORITE MUSIC: Jazz HOBBIES: Travel, photography, volunteering with M’kor Shalom and Cherry Hill’s Junior Police Academy More...

Supporting Open Hearts/Open Doors

Cherry Hill Brith Sholom Lodge #966 recently held its annual White Elephant Auction and Dinner to benefit the JCC Camps Open Hearts/Open Doors special needs 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

Italian cycling champion who saved Jews is given an honorary Israeli citizenship

JERUSALEM—Gino Bartali had already won the Tour de France once and the Giro d’Italia twice when he started taking the most dramatic bicycle rides of his life. More...

Netanyahu, Trump administration condemn remarks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned what he called “another anti-Semitic speech” by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.  More...

Explosives-laden kite ignites fire

A fire burned dozens of acres of forest and agricultural fields in southern Israel after a kite carrying a firebomb crossed the border from Gaza.  Ten teams of firefighters were called to the Beeri Forest near Kibbutz Beeri to bring the fire spa More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

RAE “RACHEL” W. GOLDBERG, of Voorhees, formerly of Wynnewood, PA., passed away on Apr. 24. Wife of the late Milton L. Goldberg. Mother of Dr. Mindy (Charles Rose) Goldberg Rose and the late Dr. Arlene Goldberg Muchnick. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, MAY 12  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA. Trip to the country fair at the Walter Biddle Saul HS of Agricultural Sciences. Meet at 11:30 a.m. at the school sign at the Dairy Barn across from the main school building on Henry St. More...

Editorial

World leaders rightly condemned Abbas’ flagrantly anti-Semitic speech

We were encouraged that world leaders across the political spectrum swiftly called out Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for his recent audacious and reprehensible anti-Semitic attacks. More...

Grappling with the issue of aid in dying to the terminally ill

At present, the New Jersey legislature is examining a piece of legislation that will allow for terminally ill patients to choose the time of their death. More...

Religion Column

How do we as Jews deal with the Torah’s troubling passages?

Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, commemorates the giving of the Torah, specifically, the Decalogue. For many, the Decalogue represents what it means to be a good person. More...

Special Sections

 

Will Europe’s Jews stop wearing kippahs? Most already have.

AMSTERDAM— The debate about wearing a kippah in Western Europe returned only a decade or so ago, but it has nonetheless come to follow a rigid pattern even in that short period of time. More...

Teens gather useful tips at Protect U sexual violence prevention program

Although the #MeToo movement has diminished the shame and dangers associated with reporting sexual assault on campus, young adults experiencing independence for the first time are still highly vulnerable to victimization, according to experts. More...

Voice at the Shore

The Shore celebrates the achievement— and honors the sacrifices—of Israel@70

It was a night of remembrance and celebration. More...

Shirat Hayam to offer two-year adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah class

Torah. Shabbat. Mitzvot. These basic elements of Judaism can deepen our experience of Judaism and of life itself. Regardless of how much you know about Judaism and Jewish life, there is always more to learn. More...

Coffee Klatch and other senior programs offer lively discussion, friendship, and more

On a nippy Friday morning in April, nearly forty seniors— ages 50s through 90s—gathered at the Margate JCC for a Coffee Klatch, a monthly event featuring lively discussion, a mid-morning nosh, and a generous helping of friendship. More...

Federation

New group will aid vulnerable in community

The Jewish Federation’s new Women’s Giving Circle met on April 18 to allocate money to programs for vulnerable women, children and families within the Jewish Federation family of agencies More...

Latest FLI cohort ready to take wing

The Federation Leadership Institute (FLI) recently ended its fifth cohort with a graduation ceremony on Apr. 23. More...

Shark Week is coming at you

We all know about the hit TV series “Shark Week” on the Discovery Channel. But are you ready for our Community Shark Tank to be transformed into Shark Week this year?  More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, MAY 10 CONG. BETH EL Jewish Philadelphia Walking Tour led by Dr. Michael Schatz at 10 a.m. No cost. RSVP to Sarah Donsky at sdonsky@bethelsnj.org. FRIDAY, MAY 11 CONG. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, MAY 12  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for children up to age three. Contact Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org.  SATURDAY, MAY 26  TEMPLE HAR ZION Tot Shabbat with songs and stories. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2018

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMPS AT THE KATZ JCC More...

Columns

Remembering the past; celebrating the present; looking forward to the future

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Last month, our Jewish Federation proudly took part in the “March of the Living.” Our mission began in Poland, proceeded to Berlin, and finally to Prague. More...

What I learned from the Israel 70 Celebration

FRONT & CENTER

Our community came together on Sunday, Apr. 22, when over 3,000 people participated in South Jersey’s celebration in honor of Israel’s 70th Anniversary. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Dairy delights to celebrate Shavuot

The upcoming holiday of Shavuot, one of our three pilgrimage festivals, begins in conjunction with the conclusion of the Sabbath, May 19- 21. More...