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Teacher’s passion for Holocaust education inspires student art

MEET LILLIAN HALDEN…

FAMILY: Husband Pete; sons, Daniel, 31, and Matthew, 30 HOMETOWN: Mount Laurel SYNAGOGUE: Cong. M’kor Shalom FAVORITE HOLOCAUST RELATED MOVIE: “Defiance” CURRENT AUDIO BOOK: “D-Day” by Stephen Ambrose More...

Local student donates books to hospital

Cherry Hill resident Allison Bender, who just finished the sixth grade at Politz Day School, collected over 300 books to donate to the A.I. 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

Israel’s demographic future: Crowded and religious

TEL AVIV—Israel’s projected future looks a lot like a visit to the Jerusalem central bus station: Crowded and very religious. More...

First female haredi pilot flies Netanyahu

El Al’s first female haredi Orthodox pilot flew Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a summit in Greece.  More...

Jordan decides film can play in nation’s theaters

Jordan decided not to ban the film “Wonder Woman” from the country’s movie theaters.  More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah:

Adath Emanu-El   RACHEL BROOKE MARCHANT, daughter of Allison and Lewis Marchant, on June 3.  JESSICA BRIELLE XIA XIA GOLDMAN, daughter of Alyssa Garfield and Bruce Goldman, on June 3.  More...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 22 CONG. M’KOR SHALOM Rabbi Richard Hirsh leads a discussion from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. on “Priests, Prophets and Kings: Collaborative and Competitive Models of Biblical Leadership.” Call 424-4220. FRIDAY, JUNE 23 More...

Editorial

Lawmakers and citizens alike must tone down the heated rhetoric

Following the tragic shooting at a suburban baseball field last week, lawmakers and citizens have been doing soul searching over the state of political discourse. The incendiary talk is fueling strong divisions, sometimes leading to violence. More...

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More synagogues are saying goodbye to mandatory dues

NEW YORK— “Voluntary dues” may sound like an oxymoron, but the idea may soon be coming to a synagogue near you. More...

Voice at the Shore

ADL dinner at Stockton underscores urgency of “Never Again”

“Never is Now” is the theme of an Anti-Defamation League (ADL) dinner at Stockton University on Thursday, July 6. The dinner will honor local businessman and ADL supporter Alan Kligerman. More...

Fates of Jews and African Americans intertwined, say BJE educators

The fates of African and Jewish Americans have long been intertwined, according to two speakers at a Board of Jewish Education program at the JCC on June 4. More...

JCC celebrates another year, thanks volunteers

The JCC honored several volunteers who went above-and-beyond at its annual meeting on May 15. “Volunteering to help others is one of the greatest gifts we can give,” JCC president Marc Neumann told the roughly 50 attendees present. More...

Federation

Federation committed to supporting older adults

We are committed to enriching both the minds and bodies of our older adults. Support services, such as in-home care, transportation, and kosher meals-on-wheels, enable seniors to age in place in their own homes. More...

Women’s Foundation celebrates 6 years

The Jewish Women’s Foundation (JWF) celebrated six successful years at its June 5 Annual Meeting. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

GERALD BOGEN, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on June 5. Husband of the late Martha C. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JUNE 25 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB Trip to the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown to see the Charles Sheeler and other exhibits. Meet there or carpool at 10 a.m. from the Target on Bustleton Ave. Admission is $9. More...

Columns

Federation is working as our community’s convener to build collaboration

FEDERATION 411

When we describe our areas of impact, community engagement may be the hardest one to define. More...

Potential and promise for JFCS Special Needs program participants

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Just last week, several of our JFCS Special Needs program participants had the wonderful honor of graduating from the Project SEARCH program. More...

‘Swiped’ author helps consumers with cyber privacy

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Last month, computer users in most of Europe, Russia, and parts of Asia were gripped by fear of a new version of the socalled “ransomware” viruses. More...

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