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East basketball standout taking his game to the next level

MEET JAKE SILPE…

HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill FAMILY: Parents Richard and Lydia; sister Amanda AGE: 19 FAVORITE MOVIE: “Space Jam” FAVORITE MUSIC BEFORE GAMES: Country and Rap FAVORITE 76er: Allen Iverson BASKETBALL HERO: Zack Rosen More...

Cherry Hill Police support JFCS pantry

Cherry Hill Police Captain Amy Winters visited Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) to present a check and gift card for ShopRite to the JFCS Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantry 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

A year after Gaza war, border communities growing

TEL AVIV—Few communities were as battered during last summer’s conflict between Israel and Hamas as Nahal Oz, a kibbutz of some 350 people located just a mile from the Gaza border. More...

Brazil omits Israel from passports

Brazilian passports of citizens who were born in Jerusalem will no longer name Israel as the country of birth. More...

Ancient mikvah found in Jerusalem

An ancient mikvah covered in paintings and inscriptions was discovered in Jerusalem at the construction site of a nursery school. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

STEVEN CHUDOFF, of Marlton, passed away on Aug. 6. Father of Jeffrey (Kimberly) Chudoff, Gerald M. Chudoff, Troy R. Klinger and Todd C. Klinger. Grandfather of Justin, Dylan, Michael and Domenic. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc. More...

Helen Rieder, Holocaust survivor, GHMEC speaker

Helen Rieder, of Voorhees, passed away on Aug. 8. She was 88. She was a Holocaust survivor who told her story to hundreds of people, most recently for the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum & Education Center (GHMEC). More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Longhorn Steakhouse in the Whitman Shopping Center in Phila. Call Jon at 787-0325. FRIDAY, AUGUST 21 More...

Columns

Help our community thrive by supporting our local day schools

FEDERATION 411

The last few weeks of summer are upon us and soon all of the kids will be heading back to school. More...

Let’s dispel the myth that planned giving is hard

MONEY MATTERS

Friends, it’s time to dispel a harmful myth: The long-held fable that planned giving is complicated, and that it’s only for the extremely wealthy. It’s just not true, in fact, quite the opposite. More...

JFCS can be there for the life transitions you will encounter

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

“Change can be scary. But you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving and progressing.”— Mandy Hale, New York Times Bestselling Author More...

Special Sections

Nancy Spielberg comes to AC for ‘Above and Beyond’ screening

Yes, she’s Steven Spielberg’s sister. More...

Departing Medford Camp director reflects on ‘greatest job in the world’

By the ripe age of 11, young Aaron Greenberg’s mind was already churning with ideas about improving the JCC Camps at Medford experience. More...

Voice at the Shore

Students struggle to respond when anti-Israeli sentiment turns ugly

Crossing the Line:

Students for Justice in Palestine shouting down Jewish students defending Israel at Binghamton University... More...

Holocaust survivors share memoirs with educators at Stockton event

“I’d never met a Holocaust survivor before,” said Sparkle Prevard, a Stockton University student from Atlantic City. But at a recent luncheon for educators and students at Stockton, that changed when she met six. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, August 21 -7:28 p.m. Friday, August 28 -7:17 p.m. More...

World News

Federation Mobile ReSale Boutique is on the move!

Jewish Federation’s Mobile ReSale Boutique brings pop-up, bargain shopping to area businesses and organizations with gently used, second hand items. More...

Life Cycles

WANDER-SATKOFF

Engagements:

Linda and David Wander of Cherry Hill and Evie and Matt Satkoff of Langhorne, PA announce the engagement of their children, Dana Beth Wander to Jared Steven Satkoff. More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

Cong. Beth El NADAV WARSZAWSKI, son of Lynne and Diego Warszawski, on Aug. 1. PAUL SEROTTA, son of Linda and Judd Serota, on Aug. 16. SAMANTHA MARKOFF, daughter of Phyllis and Michael Markoff, on Aug. 22. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 CONG. BETH EL Open House and Beach BBQ at 6 p.m. Meet the new ECC Director, Dina Eliezer. Open to all. Contact eccoffice@bethelsnj.org. SATURDAY, AUGUST 22 ADATH EMANU-EL Torah Talk and Bagels every Saturday at 8:45 a.m. More...

Editorial

Israel must crack down on Jewish extremism

Following recent horrific acts of Jewish terrorism committed against both Palestinians and fellow Jews, it is fair to question whether Israel is doing enough to crack down on homegrown terrorists. More...

DRY BONES… Ten Years Later

Full Story

JCRC Board recommends Congress oppose Iran deal

On July 14, 2015, the United States announced the completion of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear program. More...

Religion Column

Escorting newcomers in the community

Parashat ShoftimDeut. 16:18-21:9 More...