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Local writer bases first children’s book on real-life turtle rescue

MEET LORI SAMLIN MILLER…

FAMILY: Husband Eric; children Ilana, Isaac, Emily and David SYNAGOGUES: Torah Links and Young Israel in Margate FAVORITE VEGAN, KOSHER RECIPE: Sweet potato black bean burgers HOBBIES: Reading, cooking, clowning FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOK: &ldquo More...

Beth El kids aid Voorhees Animal Orphanage

The Voorhees Animal Orphanage (VAO) recently paid a visit to Cong. Beth El, where the children made sock toys and rope scratchers for the cats and dogs. They also very generously donated much needed supplies to the shelter. 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 top security experts redrawing West Bank map

TEL AVIV—Israel’s leading security think tank has published a plan to redraw the map of the West Bank in a bid to consolidate major settlements and prevent the spread of others. More...

Netanyahu thanks Congress, ‘America’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel thanked America and its House of Representatives for passing a resolution condemning a U.N. More...

Hamas hacks soldiers’ cellphones posing as women

Operatives for the Hamas terrorist group hacked into dozens of Israeli combat soldiers’ cellphones by posing as attractive Israeli women on Facebook.  More...

Life Cycles

Celebrations

B’nai Mitzvah:  Adath Emanu-El  RYAN PARKER, son of Scott and Cindy Parker, on Jan. 14.  Cong. Beth El   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

HAROLD BERLIN, DDS, formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away on Dec. 29. Husband of the late Dorothy “Dot” Berlin. Father of Barbara (Richard) Schmeltzer and Bruce Berlin. Brother of Catherine Snegaroff and Zelda Berlin. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 CONG. BETH EL Sisterhood Challah Bake at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Space is limited. Sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/g o/5080A4EA8AA22AB9-challah1. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Family Service and dessert at 6:15 p.m. Contact Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 21  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Special Needs Family Shabbat service at 11 a.m. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2017

CAMP GALIL  Habonim Dror Camp Galil www.campgalil.org 215-832-0677   “The spirit of Kibbutz, close to home”  More...

Columns

On Super Sunday, help us make an impact here and around the world

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

We are just a few days away from kicking off Super Sunday with a special leadership event on January 22, followed by Super Sunday/Week itself starting January 29. During this week alone, we raise ONE THIRD of the annual JFund campaign dollars. More...

For 2017, resolve to back up your important data

COMPUSCHMOOZE

At the beginning of the secular year, many of us make promises to ourselves about how we are going to improve things in the coming year. More...

January brings new excitement for South Jersey Region

BBYO BLOCK

Each year, January begins and the excitement starts to build in South Jersey Region BBYO. More...

 

Marvin Hier says he’s ‘proud’ to be Trump’s inauguration rabbi

LOS ANGELES— Rabbi Marvin Hier has known Charles and Seryl Kushner— More...

Voice at the Shore

Young Israeli professor brings new energy and insight to Holocaust studies at Stockton

“Right now, the U.S. is the place to do Holocaust studies,” according to Raz Segal, a young Israeli who is Stockton University’s new assistant professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies. More...

Beth Israel college students return home to their rabbi

A lively group of ten college students who spent their youth attending Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield gathered together at the home of Rabbi David and Susan Weis earlier this month. More...

How about Chinese food, in China?

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

Have you ever crossed the International Dateline, dreamed of visiting the Forbidden City, or imagined yourself playing Blackjack in a Hong Kong casino? More...

Federation

Marvin Samson Foundation renews Challenge Grant

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey once again announces the renewal of the Marvin Samson Foundation Super Sunday Challenge Grant for 2017. This is the seventh year for this initiative. More...

Jewish Federation supporting our older adults

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is committed to enriching both the minds and bodies of the older adults living within our community. The support services provided by our family of agencies enable seniors to age in place.  More...

World News

Hate crimes and campaign rhetoric draw Jewish historians into the fray

NEW YORK—In the 2 1/2 months since the presidential election, American scholars and curators of Jewish history have sent a consistent message: Watch out. More...

Harlem experiencing a new Jewish renaissance

NEW YORK—Living in the Jewish mecca of Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Rabbi Laurie Phillips was loath to uproot her family when her rent shot up two years ago.  But in looking for housing around the city, Phillips was drawn to Harlem&r More...

This Jewish woman’s research may save millions of lives

LAWRENCE, Kan.—Joanna Slusky places a test tube into an incubating shaker, flips the switch, and it begins to quiver. So does she. More...

Editorial

Let us show that we are each responsible for our fellow Jews

In the Talmud (Shevuot 39a), the compilation of Jewish law, it states: Kol Yisrael Arevim Zeh Bazeh (All Jews are responsible for each other). We are responsible for each other as individuals and as a community. More...

DRY BONES… Where We Are

Full Story

Obama’s partnership in the UN war on Israel

After 2,000 years of the Jewish people experiencing exile and brutal persecution, the international community decided that the Jewish people were finally entitled to a homeland of our own. More...

Religion Column

‘And a new king arose over Egypt who knew not Joseph’

Parashat Shemot Ex. 1:1-6:1   More...

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