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Haddonfield boutique shop owner’s life revolves around his Morkies

MEET BRUCE EPSTEIN…

FAMILY: Dog children Kobi & Kai, nephew Mitchell (Jennifer) Kay and their children Brynna and Mattson AGE: 57 HOMETOWN: Voorhees FAVORITE ACTIVITIES WITH DOGS: Dancing to Bruce Springsteen and Barbra Streisand, shopping and road tripping More...

Stepping Out with JFCS will ‘Light Up the Night’ Apr. 21

Stepping Out with JFCS will return on Saturday, Apr. 21 at 8:45 p.m. at Cong. Beth El. 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

Reasons Israel is preparing for war with Hezbollah

WASHINGTON—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a simple, straightforward message when he toured Israel’s border with Syria and Lebanon with top security officials. More...

British girl undergoes special surgery

A six-year-old British girl has undergone special surgery in Israel that will allow her to keep her leg and her doctor called it a success. More...

Putin inherits apartment in downtown Tel Aviv

Russian President Vladimir Putin is now the proud owner of an apartment in downtown Tel Aviv. He inherited the 1 1/2-bedroom apartment from his former high school German teacher, Mina Yuditskaya Berliner, who died in December at 96, Ynet reported. More...

World News

What is it like to be Jewish in South Korea during Olympics

Though the Jewish community in South Korea is small, Jews visiting the country to compete in or watch the Winter Olympic Games don’t have to skimp on kosher food or Shabbat programming. More...

British foundation unveils map of Europe’s synagogues

Europe has 3,318 synagogues, according to a new British organization that unveiled what it said was the first-ever pan-continental study of Jewish houses of worship.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Breakfast and PJs at 9:15 a.m. Contact Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Sunday Funday with PJ Library at 9:15 a.m. in the Noah’s Ark Playroom. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2018

CAMP GAN ISRAEL 856-438-0607Info@welovecgi.comRabbi Yitzchok Kahan,Director More...

Columns

Federation supports all aspects and stages of Jewish life in South Jersey

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Every time I arrive at the Jewish Federation, my eye is drawn to the small message carved into our building’s brick: “L’Dor Vador.” In Hebrew, this phrase means “from generation to generation.” To me personally, th More...

Tournies and BBYO IC mean February is a busy month

BBYO BLOCK

The month of February is already halfway over and there is still a lot left. On February 3, South Jersey Region BBYO held its annual Tournies spirit competition at the Katz JCC. More...

Delivering the right message to the many Valentines in my life

SALLY’S WORLD

As that old song goes, “What the world needs now is love, sweet love…” Might I add... now, more than ever! And I suggest that love comes in all forms and is directed to so many. More...

 

Dynamic Israel activist Chloé Valdary a headliner at Middle East Institute

Pro-Israel activist Chloé Valdary, 24, realized towards the end of her undergraduate years that the us-verses-them dichotomy that often defines the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a serious turn-off to college students and other millennials. More...

Voice at the Shore

Business leaders’ commitment to tikkun olam gives rise to Project Prom

Like Cinderella, who couldn’t go to the ball without a gown, high school girls who want to go to prom need to find “the dress.” Yet for many girls in Atlantic County, the cost of the dress—and everything that goes with it&mdas More...

Remembering Marsha Grossman, 1932-2017: Holocaust center founder leaves rich legacy

Marsha Grossman, whose vision and determination led to the creation of Stockton’s Holocaust Resource Center, left an indelible legacy to the Jersey Shore’s Jewish community. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, February 16 – 5:18 p.m.  Friday, February 23 – 5:26 p.m.   More...

Federation

‘Thank you’ to Rosenblatt Roofing & Samson Foundation

As we celebrate the close of Super Sunday/Week 2018, we would like to thank two incredibly generous and impactful sponsors who helped make this event a huge success: M. Rosenblatt Roofing & Siding and the Marvin Samson Foundation.  More...

Jewish Federation enhances the lives of older adults

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey impacts the lives of older adults every day with a wide variety of programs and services dedicated to helping seniors live independently and remain active in the community.  More...

Free dementia seminars slated for Feb. 21

Aleph Home Care will host two free sessions for relatives and loved ones of people with dementia on February 21. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

FLORENCE KRAVITZ FRIDRICH, passed away on Jan. 24 in Boca Raton, FL. She is survived by her daughter Lynn Koeppel of Boca Raton, and her son Dr. Robert E. Fridrich (Lisa E. Ungar) of Tucson, AZ; two grandchildren plus 11 great-grandchildren. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Hazak meeting at 1 p.m. Abby King, art educator from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, will discuss the works of Chuck Close. Open to the community. Free to Hazak members and $5 for guests. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB Dinner and planning meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Gallo’s Seafood restaurant in Northeast Phila. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. More...

Editorial

Sometimes it takes a festive holiday to remind us of the sobering reality

In today’s 24-hour news cycle, where the top story gets old quickly, the public’s attention span is often a short one. The media—print, digital, social— move from one story to another. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Poland must not be allowed to deny Holocaust history

Whether by coincidence or intentionally, the Polish Parliament in Warsaw decided to use the week of the Annual International Holocaust Commemoration to act on a draft bill that issues a fine or a prison term to anyone who suggests that Poles are resp More...

Religion Column

Don’t underestimate the importance of dressing for success

Parashat Tetzaveh Ex. 27:20-30:10   More...

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