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Survivor wants students to learn Holocaust’s lessons

MEET JOEL FABIAN…

AGE: 79 FAMILY: Wife Mona (z”l), daughter Robin Sue HOMETOWN: Willingboro SYNAGOGUE: Temple Har Zion FAVORITE GERMAN FOODS: Stuffed cabbage and potato salad FAVORITE CLASSIC RADIO SHOWS: Superman, Green Hornet FAVORITE MOVIE GENRE: Westerns fro More...

76ers pick Landry Shamet visits the JCC

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill hosted Sixers Basketball Camp in late June. 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

In Jerusalem, Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrates commitment to tikkun olam

JERUSALEM—Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg described how grateful she was for her Jewish heritage during a screening of a new documentary film about her life and career at the Jerusalem Cinematheque. More...

Poland-Israel declaration gets historian’s approval

Yad Vashem’s chief historian said that “we can live with” much of the joint Holocaust declaration by Israel and Poland that has come in for criticism, including from the U.S. More...

Israel to launch moon mission in December

Israel will launch a rocket from Florida in a bid to become the fourth country to reach the moon.  Israel Aerospace Industries and the nonprofit SpaceIL announced that they plan a December launch from Cape Canaveral to land on the moon on Feb. More...

Life Cycles

Engagements:

Congratulations to Rachel Sietz on her engagement to Sarah Weiss!  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

HERBERT FINEMAN, of Ocean, NJ passed away on July 4, 2018 at the age of 78. More...

Barbara Rothschild passes at age 66, wrote for the Voice

Barbara S. Rothschild, a veteran reporter and longtime freelance writer for the Voice, died on July 12 at the age of 66. A Mount Laurel resident, she was active at Adath Emanu-El.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JULY 20  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 4  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  More...

Columns

Jewish Abilities Alliance has grown to help thousands connect to services

FEDERATION 411

The Jewish Abilities Alliance (JAA) came to be because the community, lay leaders, and Federation leadership recognized a significant need within the Jewish community for help in accessing resources and services for individuals with special needs. More...

JCF can help guide you toward your philanthropic goals

MONEY MATTERS

$5.6-billion. According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, this is how much money was donated to charity by New Jersey residents who itemized their taxes in 2015 (the most recent figures). It is the 10th highest amount out of all 50 states. More...

JFCS reaches out to our children wherever they are

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Next month, our minds will be switching slowly from planning summer vacations to picking out school supplies or moving students into the dorms at their colleges. More...

Special Sections

The Commons will offer new opportunities for area’s special needs families

One of the first children to attend the JCC Camps at Medford through the Open Hearts/Open Doors program for children with special needs, 26-year-old Sydney Solomon feels at home within the South Jersey Jewish community. More...

Voice at the Shore

Eric Share installed as JCC president

Eric Share was installed as new president of the Katz JCC in Margate, replacing outgoing president Marc Neumann, at the center’s Annual Meeting on June 25. More...

Myriam’s Dream Bookbindery repairs everything from heirloom books to textbooks

Got old books that need repair? AC is the place to do it

What do you do with that old bible that’s been in the family for generations when the cover comes off and the pages start falling out? More...

Chabad’s home-made challah is a summer favorite at the shore

When it comes to making Challah, Chabad’s Tova Rapoport is not only an expert; she’s a living legend. More...

Federation

Federation touches the community through engagement

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey engages our South Jersey community by fostering relationships within the Jewish community and between people of all faiths and cultures to help build a better world for today and for the future. More...

Aleph Home Care brings light into lives

Aleph Home Care first met “Daniel” the week before his mother left for a summer in Jerusalem, so that he would know who would be stopping by the house once a week to check in.  More...

Celebrate Israel@70 on this fabulous trip

We’re finishing up our year-long celebration of Israel’s 70th birthday with a special mission this October—and we want YOU to join us!  More...

World News

NJ Jewish candidate disavowed by Republicans

A Jewish candidate for a New Jersey congressional seat who posted an article saying that black people “are a threat to all who cross their paths” has lost the support of the national Republican Party.  More...

Greek Holocaust memorial is vandalized for 2nd time

A Holocaust memorial was vandalized in the Greek city of Thessaloniki for the second time in two weeks.  In the most recent incident, the monument on the campus of Aristotle University was smeared in blue paint and had a cross painted on it.&nbs More...

‘Wonder Woman’ Gadot visits children’s hospital

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took a break from filming the sequel to the 2017 movie “Wonder Woman” to visit a Virginia children’s hospital in full costume.  Gadot posed for photos with patients and staff at Inova Children’s More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, JULY 19 CONG. BETH EL Ice Cream Party at Classic Cake at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call Tamar Barkan at 675-1166. FRIDAY, JULY 20 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Shabbat dinner and familyfriendly Shabbat celebration begins at 6 p.m. More...

Editorial

Israeli spy mission raises questions about Iran nuke deal

A raid of an Iranian warehouse that stored nuclear secrets by Mossad agents draws parallels to George Clooney’s “Oceans 11” plotline – only it really happened and it proves that Israel’s adversary had advanced its atomic More...

Conservative movement closing gender gap, but work remains

As the Jewish world this year marks Israel’s 70th anniversary, we recall that two years before Israel’s independence, a momentous change came in the Conservative movement: Its then new prayer book, known as the Silverman siddur, no longer More...

Religion Column

Tisha B’Av: Renewing a call to civility and tolerance

The Talmud (Tractate Yoma 9b) states, “In the era of the Second Temple, the people studied Torah and performed mitzvos, so why was the Second Temple destroyed? Because there was baseless hatred amongst people.” More...