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Cancer survivor ‘spreads the magic’ to help children

MEET CHAD JUROS…

AGE:26 HOMETOWN:Egg Harbor Township FAMILY:Parents, the late Dr.Donald Juros & PennyJuros Bilker; sister, Faith HOBBIES:Magic, juggling, andmovies FAVORITE MOVIE:“Back to the Future” SPENDS TIME:With his girlfriend; walking the Boardw More...

‘Chai 5 for 90’ at Camden County Hadassah

Herzl Hadassah member Lynn Sternberg holds the first “Chai 5 for 90” certificate commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the Camden County Chapter of Hadassah. More...

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Federation

Robert Klein entertains at Major Gifts Dinner

Comedian Robert Klein entertained over 100 people at the Jewish Federation’s Major Gifts Dinner on Nov. 20. More...

Federation at the ABC Festival

The Jewish Federation of Southern NJ was well represented at the Bank of America Arts, Books & Culture Festival of the Katz JCC. The Jewish Health Network and Lions of Judah spent the week networking and meeting authors from the festival. More...

Boomers and Beyond Expo

Aleph Home Care, a department of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, and 50 and Beyond partnered to host the 2014 Boomer and Beyond Expo on Nov. 13. More...

Do It!

Calendar

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30 SJ MEN’S CLUB Breakfast meeting at 9:15 a.m. at the Katz JCC. Bob Castle, a film historian, will present “The Coen Bros., Jewish Filmmakers.” Open to all Jewish men. Cost is $7. Call 354-8145. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA Trip to see the play “Outside Mullingar” at the Suzanne Roberts Theater in Phila. at 2 p.m. Call Gale at 215-331-8194. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA More...

Editorial

Call for calm after massacre is one sided

On the eve of Shabbat following the horrific murder of unarmed rabbis in a West Jerusalem synagogue, the widows and orphans of the four slain men issued a letter calling for national solidarity and unity. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Thanksgiving can be the right time to start ‘That’ conversation

Shalom. Welcome to what I hope is the first in a series of articles that will look at issues impacting the growing number of Baby Boomers and families that make up our area. More...

Letters

JCM condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

The Jewish Catholic Muslim Dialogue of Southern New Jersey strongly condemns the despicable attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem. Once again terrorists murder people peacefully at prayer in their house of worship. More...

Religion Column

Like Jacob, we must each undertake our own journey

Parashat Vayetze Gen. 28:10-32:3 More...

Special Sections

Dec. 9 event will honor Lone Soldiers fighting for Israel

When Adam Eisner left Voorhees to join the Israel Defense Force last year, it never crossed his mind that his first assignment after basic training would be fighting in a war in Gaza. More...

Voice at the Shore

Happiness reigns at Beth Judah’s Centennial weekend

Rita Best’s great-grandfather gave the first $100 to start Beth Judah Temple in Wildwood in 1914. More...

Kristallnacht shows future generations the warning signs of genocide

On November 9-10, 1938, the world changed forever for Jewish people when Nazi-sanctioned violence against the Jews resulted in brutal loss of life, wanton destruction of Jewish businesses, the pillaging and burning of synagogues, and the imprisonment More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, November 28 - 4:18 p.m. Friday, December 5 - 4:17 p.m. More...

Mideast

Israel touted as start-up model

An Argentine municipality hosted a conference with Israel as its model for start-up development. More...

Supermarkets allowed to open

Supermarkets in Tel Aviv may remain open on the Sabbath, a municipal court ruled. The ruling denied a city request that the court require the stores to heed municipal attempts to keep stores closed on Saturdays. More...

Israel & JAFI draft youth goals

The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Israeli government drafted an agreement outlining their respective roles in a new initiative promoting Jewish identity in the Diaspora. More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL ETHAN RESNIK, son of Todd and Kim Resnik, on Nov. 8. MARISSA CAITLYN MAGASINY, daughter of Jeffrey and Stephanie Magasiny, on Nov. 8. CONG. BETH EL More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

JEFFREY RICHARD ELKAN, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Oct. 18. Son of the late Jack and the late Lena Elkan. Brother of Robert (Barbara) Elkan. Uncle of Andrew (Jenna), Madeleine (Andrew) and Joshua. More...

OBITUARIES

GERALD S. EICHNER, M.D., 89, of Margate City, NJ, passed away on October 29 surrounded by his loving family. Dr. Eichner was born in The Bronx, NY, to Samuel and Sophie Eichner. He attended the Bronx High School of Science. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat Service at 7 p.m. Call 608-1200. TEMPLE EMANUEL Weekend at Camp Harlam for 6th-8th graders. Email Ethan Lane-Miller at ethan@temple emanuel.org. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 TEMPLE EMANUEL More...

Columns

BBYO Nights at the JCC combine fun & planning

BBYO BLOCK

Sunday nights at the JCC are typically quiet and slow. However, it’s quite the opposite when BBYO Nights go into full effect. More...

Bringing back inspiring new ideas from JFNA’s General Assembly

FEDERATION 411

I recently had the opportunity to attend the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America in National Harbor, MD, with 12 of our dedicated staff and lay leaders. More...

Celebrating 25 years of The Bank of America ABC Festival of the Katz JCC

FRONT & CENTER

It’s hard to believe but incredibly wonderful that we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Katz JCC’s Festival of Arts, Books & Culture, known to most of us as the “FESTIVAL.” Some of you may even remember that the More...