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Local News

Raised Hassidic, Cherry Hill mother breaks ground by becoming doctor

MEET ETTY SIMS…

HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill FAMILY: Husband, Jacob, Children Lanna, 8 and Yoni, 5 FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Montreal Canadians FAVORITE SONG: “Midnight, the Stars and You” by Al Bowlly FAVORITE MOVIE: “The Notebook” FIRST LANGUAGE: Yidd More...

HaZamir Choir performs at Beth El

The South Jersey chapter of HaZamir, the International Jewish High School Choir, along with additional singers from North Jersey, Central Jersey, Philadelphia and Baltimore, gave a concert on June 5 More...

TALK TO US…

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Mideast

Israeli film to be made into TV series

An Israeli film about women serving in the Israeli army will be adapted into a U.S. television series. More...

‘Rare cache’ of ancient coins

A trove of 16 silver coins dating back more than 2,000 years has been uncovered in an excavation in the Israeli municipality of Modiin- Maccabim-Reut. More...

Terror law passes Knesset after attack

After Palestinian terrorists killed four Israelis in an upscale Tel Aviv food court, the Knesset passed wide-ranging new anti-terrorism legislation to replace all previous anti-terror laws and regulations. More...

Life Cycles

GOLDSTEIN

Alexis (nee Feibelman) and Josh Goldstein of Voorhees announce the birth of their daughter, Josselyn Harper, on Mar. 31, 2016. More...

B’nai_ Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL RACHEL MICHELLE FRIEDMAN, daughter of Sheryl and Joel Friedman, on June 4. CARLEY PAIGE POLAN, daughter of Michael and Jennifer Polan, on June 11. PIERCE JUSTIN GODFREY, son of Norman and Renae Godfrey, on June 18. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JUNE 26 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA Trip to the annual Celtic Day festival at Lion’s Park in Bristol, PA. Carpool at 11 a.m. from the Target store on Bustleton Ave. Call Gale at 215-331-8194. FRIDAY, JULY 15 More...

Columns

We are here to encourage community collaboration

FEDERATION 411

The strength of a people. The power of community. We live and breathe these words each and every day here at the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey. More...

Microsoft polishes up LinkedIn’s resume

COMPUSCHMOOZE

There haven’t been many blockbuster deals in the tech world for a long time, so the recent news that Microsoft Corporation was acquiring professional social networking site LinkedIn.com for $26-billion was a bit of a surprise to many. More...

Share your bounty with hungry children this summer

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Hunger in the South Jersey region still remains a formidable foe. Last year, our Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantries served over 7,000 individuals. We expect that our pantry demand will continue for some time. More...

Special Sections

Israel shows solidarity with Orlando

Young Israeli LGBT equality activists lighting candles at Zion Square in Jerusalem in solidarity with the victims of the shooting attack at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando. More...

Local resident Jena Blum witnesses terror attack in Israel

After her 10-day Taglit Birthright Israel trip ended earlier this month, Jena Blum, 19, was looking forward to returning to Sarona Market, one of her favorite Tel Aviv haunts, with Israeli friends she had made on the excursion. More...

Voice at the Shore

ADL recognizes Northfield Middle School as “No Place for Hate”

Students and teachers clapped and cheered as The Northfield Community Middle School became the first and only school in Atlantic County to receive a “No Place for Hate” designation from the Anti- Defamation League at a schoolwide assembly More...

Avoda gives $100,000 in awards to three college-bound young women

“This may be the year of the woman,” said Avoda president Lee Roseman, speaking at a dinner at the Mays Landing Country Club on June 8 honoring three high school students receiving the 2016 Avoda awards. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, June 24 – 8:11 p.m. Friday, July 1 – 8:11 p.m. More...

Federation

Help lead through generosity & vision

The Lions of Judah are strong women of all ages, an international sisterhood of thousands of global activists who care deeply about the Jewish future. More...

We salute our aides and companions

Aleph Home Care has the cream of the crop when it comes to home health aides and companions. Mazel Tov and our many thanks to our aides/companions of the month for this quarter! • Companion of the Month for April: Debbie Weaver More...

World News

Israeli pro golfer Laetitia Beck looking toward Rio Olympics

This summer you’ll be able to watch not only the U.S. team vying for Olympic gold medals, but also more than two dozen Israeli athletes. One Israeli athlete in particular should be familiar to you, but probably is not. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

BEN KLEIN, of Voorhees, passed away on June 1. Husband of the late Esther Klein. Father of David (Francine) Klein and Susan Laurie. More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, JUNE 24 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Open House Shabbat Service with Tikvah Tones and Rebbe’s Tisch at 7:30 p.m. Call 983- 8090. TEMPLE EMANUEL Shabbat at the Shore begins at 6 p.m. on the beach at Huntington Ave. in Margate. More...

Letters

Sorry to break the news—the world hates Jews

Dear friends of Israel, I am sorry to report to you that Israel is the “Sole Violator of Global Health Rights”—according to a new United Nations resolution. More...

Religion Column

On the fringes of Jewish prayer

Parashat Shelach Lecha Num. 13:1-15:41 They dangle from the corners of the tallit, the shawl we drape across our shoulders when we pray. We gather all four of them and hold them in one hand during some prayers; at various points we kiss them. More...