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Life is a highway for the Ovadia family of Cherry Hill

MEET THE OVADIAS…

The Ovadias, like many South Jersey families, are always on the go— balancing fulltime jobs with their two elementary-school aged kids’ myriad afterschool activities, synagogue and sleep. More...

JCC members ‘Commit to be Fit’

Mazel Tov to Melanie Goodstadt, Katz JCC member, who was the winner of the Commit to be Fit fitness contest offered over the winter. She accumulated the most points and lost over 7 lb. 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...

Federation

PJ Library and YAD host special day of fun

Over 70 people attended the Jewish Federation’s Family Dance Glow Party on March 25 hosted by PJ Library, PJ Our Way, and the Young Adult Division (YAD). Both kids and adults had a blast dancing the afternoon away with glow-in-the-dark fun. More...

Federation focuses on those with special needs

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey impacts the lives of those living with special needs with numerous programs and services dedicated to helping individuals with special needs meet their highest potential, living independent and fulfilled l More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ARTHUR E. SELTZER, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Mar. 30. Husband of the late Mildred Seltzer. Father of Sharon (William) Reed, Richard Seltzer (Bobbi Salem) and Linda (Jeffrey) Mrozinski. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, APRIL 21  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for children up to age three. Contact Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org.  SUNDAY, APRIL 29  CONG. BETH TIKVAH Tikvah Tots at 9 a.m. for children ages 3-5. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2018

CAMP GAN ISRAEL 856-438-0607Info@welovecgi.comRabbi Yitzchok Kahan,Director More...

Religion Column

Torah provides a roadmap for coping with tremendous grief

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

Special Sections

 

JCC’s STEAM program growing rapidly, as five teams attend competition

By DAVID PORTNOEVoice Editor More...

Slugger Alex Bregman is baseball’s next big Jewish star

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla— Sitting on a couch near his locker at the Houston Astros’ spring training facility here in mid-March, Alex Bregman was reflecting about an encounter his father had at the World Series last fall. More...

Voice at the Shore

Locals who fought for Israel reflect on the Jewish nation’s 70th birthday

Israel’s 70th birthday—Yom Haatzmaut—begins on the evening of April 18, immediately following Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s national day of mourning for those who died defending their country, which begins the evening of April 17. More...

U.S. Holocaust Museum Tracing Service helps survivors find family and gain compensation

“This evening is devoted to remembrance,” said Mona Trocki Ozlek, an executive committee member for Stockton’s Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, as she welcomed a roomful of first-, second- and third-generation Holo More...

Holocaust educators tackle how to “make better human beings”

It was an impressive gathering: Despite the threat of snow and ice-covered roads, a roomful of South Jersey middle school and high school educators made their way to Stockton’s Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center on March 20 to di More...

Mideast

Deaths on Gaza border hand Hamas a PR victory

JERUSALEM—When the smoke from the rifles of Israeli sharpshooters and the firebombs thrown by Gaza Palestinians cleared in the wake of the Palestinian March of Return, there were at least 15 Palestinians dead and hundreds of protesters injured. More...

Life Cycles

Engagements:

MUHLBERG-RICHMAN

Judy and Richard Muhlberg of Cherry Hill, announce the engagement of their daughter, Naomi Joy, to Paul Michael, son of Susan and Warren Richman of Abington, PA.  Naomi is a graduate of Cherry Hill High School East, the University of Maine, and More...

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Calendar

FRIDAY, APRIL 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Family Shabbat at 6 p.m. followed by dinner. Details at tbsonline.org/ymgfamilyshabbat. CONG. BETH TIKVAH Rabbi Nathan Weiner leads a Zemer Shabbat and Rebbe’s Tisch at 7:30 p.m. Contact www.btikvah.org. More...

Editorial

Israel’s 70th anniversary is a milestone worth celebrating

Within two weeks of Passover, a festival that has been part of our tradition for thousands of years, we turn our attention to three modern events that connect our past, present and future. More...

DRY BONES…

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Columns

Two exciting new programs making everyone feel welcome

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Sometimes it’s the little things that count: Simple things like coffee or dinner with a friend or making an impact through a one-on-one connection. More...

South Jersey Region celebrates and thanks its advisors

BBYO BLOCK

The end of March marked the end of BBYO’s Advisor Appreciation Month, a special month within the organization. More...

Crowds come out for CH Volvo Cars Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC

The Cherry Hill Volvo Cars Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC celebrated another successful week of Jewish film. The movies were screened, many of which are award-winning, to movie lovers from all across Southern New Jersey.   More...