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Injury at the Maccabi Games inspires a career

MEET AMANDA MORGAN…

Age: 25 Hometown: Cherry Hill (currently lives in Center City) Family: Mother Hope, father Keith, sister Rebecca, 21 Synagogue: Cong. Beth El Hobbies: Going to Eagles and Sixers games Favorite Vacation Destination: Australia More...

Ceremony honors Camden County Veterans

The 17th Annual Veterans Medals Ceremony took place on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Thirty Camden County Veterans were honored with medals for their military service.  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

Rabbinate publishes list of acceptable conversion rabbis

Israel’s official Jewish religious authority has published a list of rabbis it trusts to perform Jewish conversions. They are all Orthodox.  More...

Report: Brazil to move its embassy

The son of Brazil’s president-elect has confirmed to the U.S. More...

Archaeologists find Pontius Pilate’s ring

Israeli researchers say they have found a ring that belonged to Pontius Pilate, the Roman prefect who had Jesus crucified. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MILDRED “MIDGE” MARLIN BREGGAR, 92, of Philadelphia, passed away on Nov. 18. Wife of the late Herbert “Buddy” Breggar. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25 More...

Columns

Great times are ahead for our community with Neil Levin as president

FEDERATION 411

As we celebrate Chanukah, we also celebrate a new president on the Jewish Federation board. On November 4, Dr. Neil Levin was installed, along with his fellow board officers and new incoming members. More...

JFCS and the Voice answer your questions in a new advice column

SINCE YOU ASKED

“I can’t count the number of times when I felt like I didn’t have all of the answers and felt alone or anxious. More...

Warriors of Woodcrest AZA pull off the win to take football championship

BBYO BLOCK

After a fall filled with early morning Sunday football games for the boys of South Jersey Region BBYO (SJR), the AZAA (AZA Athletics) Football season has finally come to a close. The greatly anticipated championship game took place on Nov. More...

 

Finale of ABC Festival features ‘Best Chef at the J’ competition

An action-packed culinary event made for a grand finale for the Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture at the Katz JCC. Sunday, Nov. More...

Federation receives tax credit and $2.37-million for Weinberg Commons

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Voice at the Shore

Interfaith Thanksgiving service stresses importance of gratitude

On November 19, the spirit of Thanksgiving came to life for more than 50 community members at the Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving service at the Asbury United Methodist Church. More...

West Point Holocaust Center director speaks on atrocity prevention at Stockton

What can West Point Military Academy recruits learn from the Holocaust? More...

Vilna remembered and celebrated at Beth El

“When the Germans invaded Vilna in June of 1941, a thriving community of 60,000 Jews, often referred to as the ‘Jerusalem of Lithuania,’ was destroyed,” said Jane Stark, director of Stockton University’s Azeez Museum. More...

Federation

Federation supports families & youth with array of social services and programs

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey supports families by providing services that enrich both the mind and body through comprehensive social services and recreational, cultural, and educational programming.  Meet Bethany:  More...

JWF hears from grant recipients at recent Fall Get-Together

The Jewish Women’s Foundation (JWF) had its annual Fall Get-Together on Nov. 14. JWF members welcomed new Grants Chair Joyce Lynn Branfman and new Membership Chair Alison Bell Keim, as well as new member Bonnie Friedman. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Chanukah fireworks celebration at Kellman Brown Academy at 6:30 p.m. Contact www.tbsonline.org/hanukkahfireworks. More...

Religion Column

The miracle of the oil and the battle against tyranny

Mai Chanukah? The Talmud (Shabbat 21b:10) asks, “What is Chanukah?” In general, there is not a whole lot written in the Talmud about Chanukah. More...

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