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Cherry Hill teen comfortable discussing bouts with mental illness

MEET VIKKI KALBACHER…

AGE: 18 FAMILY: Parents Ron and Rina, brother Lance, 26 SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Matzah ball soup FAVORITE COLOR: Purple FAVORITE ANIMAL: Tiger More...

Leon Levy helps JFCS fight hunger

Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey (JFCS) will be able to feed more of those who are food insecure in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties, thanks to a $1,000 grant from the Million Dollar Roundtable (M More...

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‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

Mideast

Stolen artifacts left at museum

Two Roman artifacts, each more than 2,000 years old, were left in the courtyard of an Israeli museum accompanied by an anonymous note whose author claimed to have stolen them two decades earlier. More...

German language taught in schools

Israeli public schools will introduce a German-language elective for ninth-graders. The program will start in five schools, the German-language Israelnetz online news agency reported. More...

Iranians burn Israeli, U.S. flags

Millions of Iranians participated in annual pro-Palestinian Al-Quds Day rallies, which in many places featured chants calling for death to Israel and the United States. More...

Life Cycles

JACOBS-KENNEDY

Engagement:

Dr. Samuel L. Jacobs and Mr. William Thomas Kennedy IV of Collingswood announce their engagement to be married. Dr. Jacobs grew up in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia and works for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. Mr. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ADELE CARCHMAN, of Cherry Hill, passed away on July 7. Wife of the late Benjamin Davidow and Philip Carchman. Mother of Paul Davidow, Mark (Janet) Davidow, Evan (Renee) Davidow and Scott (Annie) Davidow. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, JULY 23 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Bingo every week at 7:15 p.m. Call 983-8090. FRIDAY, JULY 24 CONG. BETH EL Women’s Maccabi Soccer delegation send-off to Berlin at 6 p.m. during services. Contact www.bethelsnj.org. SATURDAY, JULY 25 More...

Religion Column

Tisha B’Av: A time for Jewish unity at home and Israel

“A Reform Jew, from the moment he stops following Jewish law, I cannot allow myself to say that he is a Jew…These are Jews that have lost their way, and we must ensure that every Jew returns to the fold of Judaism, and accept everyone wi More...

 

A reunion that was 70 years in the making for local woman

Susan Pisker Graham sat at a white-clad table at Longwood Gardens’ elegant 1906 restaurant, bracketed by a Nath sister on either side: Marjorie Nath Ettlinger on her right, Laurie Nath Reinstein on her left. More...

JCRCs, local lawmakers, skeptical about Iran deal

Mirroring concerns and actions of Jews worldwide, South Jersey Israel advocates are mobilizing to educate both lawmakers and the public about the perceived shortfalls of the Iran nuclear deal. More...

Voice at the Shore

New Federation Israel and Community Relations director starts this month

Matthew Bennett, a 30-year-old Vineland native, is the new Israel and Community Relations director for the Federation of Atlantic & Cape May Counties. More...

In historic moment, local student dances with Torah along with Women of the Wall

Leana Reich, a recent graduate of Atlantic City High School, decided to spend her last semester attending the NFTY-EIE high school in Israel program in part because “You don’t do too much the second semester of senior year,” she exp More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, July 24 -8:00 p.m. Friday, July 31 -7:53 p.m. More...

Federation

Saltzman Foundation & early childhood centers provide greater financial assistance

Over $300,000 was awarded to 125 Jewish children for this school year, enabling them to start or continue their Jewish early childhood education. More...

In aftermath of storm, Jewish Federation staff steps up to the plate

Last month, the South Jersey area was hit with a terrible storm, one that felt like a tornado with heavy rain and sustained winds of 70 mph. Power was lost throughout the region, impacting thousands of homes and businesses. More...

World News

Greek Jews struggle and brace for more turmoil amid financial crisis

ATHENS, Greece—For 55 needy Jewish families, a cash welfare payment is the only thing that gets them through the month. More...

U.S. pathologist: Nisman likely homicide

A U.S. forensic pathologist believes that the late Argentine special prosecutor Alberto Nisman likely was murdered. More...

Hadassah taps new national president

Hadassah: The Women’s Zionist Organization of America has elected Ellen Hershkin, currently a national board member, as its new national president. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, JULY 23 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 26 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF More...

Columns

What ‘no deal’ with Iran would have meant

The nuclear agreement signed between the U.S.-led group of six world powers and Iran raises as many questions as it answers. As critics and proponents dissect the details, here are six issues to consider. It’s not only about nuclear weapons. More...

Our staff goes above and beyond to help those in need throughout the community

FEDERATION 411

If you are familiar with the nonprofit world, you know that nonprofits are continually challenged to do more with less. And the Jewish Federation is no exception to that rule. More...

Organizations, like families, must protect themselves against debt

MONEY MATTERS

What do you think about debt? Debt can be a very complex issue to discuss, but it affects us all in some way or another. More...

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