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Boy Scout creates garden for special-needs clients at The Commons

AGE: 17 HOMETOWN: VOORHEES FAMILY: PARENTS DEBBIE AND JUD; SISTER LAUREN, 14 SYNAGOGUE: M’KOR SHALOM FAVORITE SCOUTING ACTIVITY: CAMPING FAVORITE SCHOOL ACTIVITY: PLAYING IN THE EASTERN DRUM LINE More...

Politz Day School was all abuzz

Politz Day School was treated to a dynamic and exciting visit from beekeeper Rabbi Danny Senter to celebrate Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan. 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...

Federation

Enjoy a Funday for the Kids November 18

The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture of the Katz JCC will present a Funday for the Kids!  More...

Turn your Required Distributions into donations

If you are over 70 1/2 years of age and have an IRA, we have some great news for you! You can now make a tax-free rollover gift from your IRA of up to $100,000 to the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ.  More...

Federation mission-goers explore Israel; see JFund dollars at work

Last month, 54 members of the South Jersey Jewish community embarked on a trip to Israel for Israel’s 70th birthday. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DR. DONALD JEROME GOLDMAN, 88, of Hollywood, FL, passed away on Oct. 27. He was born on Oct. 19, 1930 in Wildwood, to Rebecca and Samuel Goldman. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Hazak welcomes Dr. Nick Eiteljorg, a classical archaeologist, at 1 p.m. who will present “Archaeology: Helping the Past Speak to Us.” Free for members and $10 for non-members. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Hike along the Perkiomen Trail. Carpool from the Target store on Bustleton Ave. at 9:30 a.m. Non-members welcome. The group may go out to eat afterwards. Call Janet at (267) 205-6651. More...

Columns

Amazing volunteer advisors help BBYO chapters reach greater heights

BBYO BLOCK

Behind every chapter, there is an amazing (volunteer) advisor helping the teens lead the future. More...

You can make a difference in a family’s life during the holiday season

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

With hayrides, apple picking, and fall festivals behind us, it is hard to believe that the holiday season is quickly knocking at our front door. Many are beginning to plan for family gatherings, holiday parties, and gift giving. More...

More programs you won’t want to miss at this year’s Festival

LIBRARIANS ROUNDTABLE

In our last column, we tempted you with some highlights from the Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture of the Katz JCC, Nov. 11-18. More...

 

In response to Pittsburgh, public gatherings offer strong support for Jewish community

At the shore:

Just over a year ago, Jeffrey Myers became a rabbi at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, after seven years as Hazzan at Shirat Hayam/Cong. Beth Judah in Ventnor. More...

Voice at the Shore

You are changing lives, Jane Weitzman tells Women’s Philanthropy event

Jewish women’s philanthropy has changed the world for the better and continues to do so, said Jane Weitzman at a Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon at the Linwood Country Club on October 17. More...

Miriam Hirsch is honored with Women’s Philanthropy award

Miriam Hirsch, a long-time Jewish Federation donor and volunteer who has been active in many Jewish community organizations, has been selected as the KipnisWilson/Friedland (KWF) Award Winner for the Atlantic & Cape May County Jewish Community fo More...

Builders of Israel are ‘Greatest Generation,’ says NBC’s Martin Fletcher at Margate JCC

Foreign correspondent Martin Fletcher, who recently spoke at the Margate JCC, spent a large chunk of his illustrious 40-year career reporting from Israel, where he eventually became NBC’s Tel Aviv Bureau Chief. More...

World News

In Europe, synagogues are protected like fortresses

BRUSSELS—Will security at American Jewish institutions now mirror that of Europe, with its police protection, armed guards, panic rooms and sterile zones at synagogues?  It’s a possibility that is being debated more seriously than ev More...

New flavors and fresh ideas raise hopes for Chicago area’s kosher scene

CHICAGO—This city’s kosher restaurant scene has long lagged behind other metropolises like New York and Los Angeles—but changes might be coming. More...

A Venezuelan-American chef shows the rich tradition of Latino Jews

Food has always been a way for Deborah Benaim’s family to connect to its roots. More...

Editorial

The American Jewish community will never be the same after Pittsburgh

Over 350 years ago, Jewish refugees from Recife, Brazil arrived in the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, present-day New York City. Since that beginning, Jews have found refuge on these shores. More...

How do I talk to my kids about the Pittsburgh shooting?

I don’t know what to tell my eight-year-old. More...

Religion Column

Truth is impossible without direct relationships with others

Parashat Toledot Gen. 25:19-28:9   More...

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