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Experiencing emotional visit to Auschwitz with his grandfather

MEET LAIZER MANGEL…

FAMILY: Parents Rabbi Mendel (Mendy) and Dinie; siblings: Mussie, 23; Chana, 20; Yakov, 18; Sara, 16; Fayga, 13; Berel, 10; and Luba, 7. SYNAGOGUE: Chabad Lubavitch HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill FAVORITE HOLIDAY: Sukkot By JAYNE JACOVA FELD Voice staff More...

Local AIPAC delegation lobbies Norcross

The Southern New Jersey delegation to the recent American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington had an opportunity to lobby Congressman Donald Norcross during the ev More...

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Mideast

Should opposing the occupation get these teens out of the army?

TEL AVIV—They’re both named Tamar. They’re both 19. And they both refuse to perform mandatory service in the Israeli army because of their opposition to Israel’s actions in the West Bank. More...

70 percent still want a right-wing gov’t.

With talk of snap elections in the air, a new survey found that 70 percent of Israelis would want a right-wing or center right government to come to power.  More...

Israeli firm to provide water for India, Vietnam

WATER FROM AIR…

An Israeli company whose technology made a splash at the recent AIPAC conference has signed deals to produce drinking water—by extracting it from the air—in India and Vietnam, two countries that have long faced shortages.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, APRIL 21  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  SUNDAY, APRIL 30  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB Visit to the Museum of The American Revolution in Phila. More...

Editorial

Passover, the ultimate refugee holiday, ties ancient Jews to modern struggles

As Jews in South Jersey and worldwide do without chametz to celebrate Passover, the plight of modern refugees is on the minds of many. More...

DRY BONES… Hag Sameah

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Remembering our family’s own Passover adventure

Etched in my memory is one particular road trip, one of many, we took with our children when they were young. More...

Religion Column

Our connection to community helps us respond

Parashat SheminiLev. 9:1-11:47 More...

Special Sections

 

Federation & Kellman Brown looking forward to new relationship

At its March meeting, the Jewish Federation Board unanimously approved a plan to provide Kellman Brown Academy with expertise to help the pre-school through 8th grade Jewish day school continue its 50-year tradition providing a blend of general and J More...

Voice at the Shore

Elected officials, law enforcement and clergy stand together at local rally against hate

How do we, as a united community, respond to and counter ongoing anti-Jewish and anti- Muslim incidents? More...

Beth El hosts a full house for “Rabbi Aaron Krauss Day”

March 26, 2017, was officially declared “Rabbi Aaron Krauss Day” by the City of Margate. More...

Native American author talks about his Holocaust-survivor father at Stockton

Award-winning Native American novelist David Treuer, a protégé of the famed Toni Morrison, gave a rare talk about his father, Holocaust survivor Richard Treuer, at Stockton University late last month. More...

Federation

Federation & agencies take care of older adults

The Jewish Federation is committed to enriching both the minds and bodies of our older adult population. More...

Honoring Aleph’s special aides of the month

Aleph Home Care has the cream of the crop when it comes to home health aides and companions. Mazel Tov and our many thanks to our Aides of the Month for this quarter!  • January Aide of the Month:  MARIA MARTINEZ  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DR. HOWARD FELT, of Philadelphia, passed away on Mar. 26. Father of Jeffrey (Cheryl) Felt, Stephen Felt and Cara Maniloff. Grandfather of Alexandria, Victoria and Jacob. Former husband of Carole Felt and Ellen Maniloff. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, APRIL 13 CONG. BETH EL Passover Freedom Café from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults and $8 for children under 12. RSVP to Tamar Barkan at 751-1166. FRIDAY, APRIL 14 More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, APRIL 14 CONG. M’KOR SHALOM Spring Break Magic Show at 10:15 a.m. Advanced registration costs $12 per family or $15 at the door. Contact Sarah Zalcmann at sarahleslie- 610@gmail.com. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2017

CAMP GAN ISRAEL More...

Katz JCC offers specialty camps throughout summer

During the summer months, the Katz JCC offers weeklong specialty camps covering many areas, from science to sports to art. More...

Columns

Our community stands at the forefront in helping Holocaust Survivors

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

We are currently celebrating Passover with family and friends, and at the Seder we tell the story of the journey from bondage to freedom. More...

Making a smooth move from home to retirement living

ENRICHING SENIOR LIVES

Anyone who has ever moved knows what a stressful experience it can be. Moving is particularly challenging for seniors. When thinking about moving to a new home or retirement living community, questions inevitably arise. Can I sell my house? More...

With Passover preparations over, kick back with a new novel

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Now that Passover Seders are over, it’s time to kick back and relax with a good novel. We gathered recently to discuss some new fiction from our libraries. More...