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Nearing 100, he reflects on the evolution of Jewish South Jersey

MEET JOE SINGER…

AGE: 99 RESIDENCE Maple Shade FAMILY: Wife Dorothy Singer (z”l); children Irv Singer and Hope Baumholtz; 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren SYNAGOGUE: Cong. M’kor Shalom FAVORITE JCC ACTIVITY: Meeting people More...

Fran Twersky honored on retirement

Cong. Ner Tamid in Cherry Hill recently honored Fran Twersky for her 30 years of service as the Hebrew School principal. 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

US ambassador sits in on Palestinian mtg.

The State Department characterized the inclusion of the U.S. ambassador to Israel in meetings with Palestinian officials as an “upgrading” in relations.  More...

Muslim mayor calls for ban on Hezbollah

London’s Muslim mayor wants Great Britain to make support for all factions of Hezbollah illegal. More...

Netanyahu attorney one of six arrested in probe

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s personal attorney was arrested in a corruption investigation into the purchase of German submarines. He was placed under house arrest. More...

Life Cycles

Engagement:

RINGEL-ROSS

David and Judy Ringel of Voorhees and Michael and Zaida Ross of Pinecrest, FL are thrilled to announce the engagement of their children, Michelle Lindsay Ringel to David Aaron Ross.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, JULY 21  ADATH EMANU-EL Rabbi Ben David leads part two of a three-part class on the “Founding of Reform Judaism” at 10 a.m. Free to members and $10 for guests. Call 608-1200.  SATURDAY, JULY 22  More...

Editorial

Victims of Argentinean terrorist attack 23 years ago deserve justice

EDITORIALS…

Coinciding with the 23rd anniversary commemoration of a deadly terrorist attack on Argentina’s Jewish community center (AMIA, DAIA), the Latin American affiliate of the World Jewish Congress is hosting a regional conference to advance legislati More...

DRY BONES…

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Letters

A JCC legacy: The gift that keeps on giving

I am writing this note as happy tears cloud my vision today, because my little grandbaby is carrying out a family legacy we hope will continue for many generations to come.  More...

Religion Column

Moving from persecution to perspective on Tisha B’Av

This Shabbat (July 29) comes before the observance of Tisha B’Av, commemorating the fall of the first (586 BCE) and second (70 CE) Jerusalem Temples. More...

Spirituality, family roots drew THZ’s new rabbi to Mount Holly

Although raised without a strong religious foundation, Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum knew from an early age that she would grow up to be “a person talking about God.” The big unknown was which of the world religions she would embrace. More...

Voice at the Shore

Shirat Hayam bids farewell to Hazzan Jeffrey Myers

How much difference can a hazzan make in the life of a congregation? A big difference, if that hazzan is Jeffrey Myers, according to Shirat Hayam members who spoke at a farewell Shabbat service and luncheon for Hazzan Myers on June 24. More...

Rebecca Schoffer returns home to lead families in a musical celebration of Judaism

Families, mark your calendars: You don’t want to miss “Boker Tov at the Shore” at the JCC on Sunday, July 23, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. More...

For the love of dogs…

About 500 people attended the Margate JCC’s first annual Barks at the Beach doggie pet fair on June 30. More...

Federation

Community invited to hear Dr. Ron Wolfson

The entire community is welcome on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. to hear Dr. More...

Save Sept. 17 for an evening of mayhem

Save Sunday, Sept. 17 for an Evening of Murder & Mystery with the Federation’s Center for Impact and Innovation. “Murder in the Shiva House” is a live-action, murder mystery dinner theater where YOU get to be part of the story. More...

Federation programs enrich families, youth

The Jewish Federation is committed to providing family and youth services that enrich both the mind and the body. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MARK L. BELAFSKY, MD, age 78, of Davis, CA, passed away on July 8, 2017. He was born in Woodbridge, NJ and resided in Cherry Hill until 2007. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Chicago Medical School. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JULY 21   CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  SATURDAY, JULY 29   More...

Columns

Federation and its agencies help to honor our fathers and mothers

FEDERATION 411

We often think of life as a progression from one stage to the next, but the reality is that it goes full circle for many of us. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Vegetarian & dairy recipes for the ‘Three Weeks’

COOKING

“The Three Weeks,” otherwise called by the Prophets, “The Bein Hametzarim— Between the Boundaries,” began with the fast day of the 17th day of Tammuz, Tuesday, July 11. More...

The family food snob and the lowbrows find a little common ground

SALLY’S WORLD

I’m bracing for it. Next weekend, our daughter and son-in-law’s family will be arriving for a summer weekend. More...

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