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Local resident looking to take Birthright Israel to new heights

MEET JONATHAN BOISKIN…

FAMILY: Wife Staci; children, Shari, 16, Gabrielle, 15, and Asher, 10 SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom FAVORITE JEWISH HOLIDAY: Sukkot FAVORITE VACATION SPOTS: Camp Ramah for Shabbat; Outer Banks, NC FAVORITE SPORT: Playing tennis FAVORITE HOT DRINK: 5 More...

KBA students get lesson in government

Kellman Brown Academy 7th and 8th graders recently attended a Mini Model Congress in Trenton, where they learned about researching and writing legislation as well as parliamentary procedure. 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

Knesset member Merav Michaeli wants Israel to stop playing the victim card

WASHINGTON—When a pro-Israel U.S. lawmaker greeted a member of Israel’s Knesset here, the former may not have anticipated the candor of the latter. “Give me good news,” Rep. More...

Trump, Clinton seen as the most pro-Israel candidates

JERUSALEM—Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton finished in a statistical dead heat as the most pro-Israel U.S. presidential candidate, according to a poll of Israelis. More...

Tel Aviv flights also targeted at Brussels airport

The alleged Brussels bomber nicknamed the “man in the hat” said one of the original targets in the attacks that killed 32 was the departure area for flights to Tel Aviv. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DARRYL H. AARONS, D.O., Ph.D., of Wellington, FL and Brigantine, formerly of Marlton, passed away on Apr. 8. Husband of Marcy Aarons. Father of Dr. Chad (Dr. Liz) Aarons, Dr. Lee (Lili) Aarons, Mandy (Michael) Samson and Dr. Jodi (Ben) Levy. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, MAY 7 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Garden State Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Reduced tickets. RSVP to Judy at 609-953-8649. SATURDAY, MAY 14 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF More...

Editorial

Education Department must monitor BDS/anti-Israel activity

EDITORIALS…

The academic year may be winding down, but the U.S. Education Department has some important homework to do over the summer. More...

ESHEL and inclusion of all Jews: A Halachic imperative

We in the religiously observant Jewish community hold onto fundamental teachings and standards of behavior that dictate what should be in the ideal application of the system of life that is taught by and exemplified in our Halacha, the Jewish law tha More...

Religion Column

Biblical heroism has echoes in the Holocaust and today

When discussing the exodus story at our seder, the passage about the midwives, Shifra and Puah, merits special attention. Indeed, theirs is a story of courage and heroism. More...

Special Sections

 

Film Festival movie documents recreation of historic synagogue

“How often do you get a chance to reach deep into history and bring something back?” That question, posed by visionary artist Rick Brown, fueled him and his artist wife Laura to take on a challenge thought by many to be impossible: The re More...

Voice at the Shore

Stockton Study Tour finds rich Jewish heritage in post-Holocaust Poland

Every year at Passover, Andrew Renny’s family tells the story of how his mother and her family narrowly missed being sent to their deaths at Auschwitz. More...

Survivor family celebrates 50 years in the hotel business

Kathy Orr, meteorologist for Philadelphia’s Fox News, remembers learning to swim at the Montreal Beach Resort in Cape May, where she often spent time with her beloved grandfather. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, April 29 -7:32 p.m. Friday, May 6-7:39 p.m. More...

Federation

Lions enjoy Festival film ‘Rosenwald’

Our Lions of Judah came together on April 5 for the Katz JCC’s Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival presentation of “Rosenwald.” Enjoying the film were (front, from left), Shelly More...

Only a short time left to register

The Event for Women is coming up on May 18 and there is just a short time left to register! Join over 400 multigenerational women in support of the Jewish Federation and our family of agencies. More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah

Adath Emanu-El ZACHARY JOSEPH GALDA, son of Lisa and Jeffrey Galda, on Apr. 2. BENJAMIN NOAH FOX, son of Richard Fox and Tina Slater, on Apr. 9. ROBYN BROOKE SHAW, daughter of Caryn and Michael Shaw, on Apr. 16. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 CONG. M’KOR SHALOM Screening and discussion of “Being Mortal” at 7 p.m. No charge and open to the community. Call 424-4220. FRIDAY, APRIL 29 More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MAY 6 ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat Services at 7:30 p.m. Call 608-1200. MONDAY, MAY 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Breakfast and PJs at 9:15 a.m. Email Jill Hammel at jillh@- tbsonline.org. FRIDAY, MAY 13 More...

Voice Camp Guide 2016

CAMP GALIL Habonim Dror Camp Galilwww.campgalil.org215-832-0677 “The spirit of Kibbutz, close to home” More...

Columns

AEFTY looking forward to exciting end-of-year activities

TEEN SCENE

Hello! My name is Zachary Snider, and I am currently the fundraising vice president of AEFTY. In my free time, I enjoy drawing and playing basketball. More...

Our community is growing at The Commons on Springdale Road

FEDERATION 411

This Passover, I resolved to take a moment to reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re headed here in our South Jersey Jewish community. More...

Memories of my birth—as a newly minted grandmother

SALLY’S WORLD

It was 22 years ago—and yesterday. It was the phone call I hade been awaiting for nine long months, yet when it came, it was still a shock. “This is it,” our son-in-law had said that morning with a certain catch in his voice. More...