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Seven-year-old golfer to compete in international tournament

MEET JACK FORSTEIN…

FAMILY: Bradd and Randee; brother Max, 12, twin sister, Jordyn, 7 HOMETOWN: Moorestown JEWISH COMMUNITY: Synagogue Without Walls FAVORITE GOLFER: Dustin Johnson HOME GOLF COURSE: Laurel Creek Country Club in Mount Laurel More...

TBS presents honors at Tribute Dinner

Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill recently held its Tribute Dinner. The event celebrated honorees Dana and Mark Fallick, Shirley and Jim Feigenbaum, and teacher Harriet Baker. 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

The pro-Israel right is starting to feel unease with Pres. Trump

WASHINGTON — The Zionist Organization of America launched two broadsides against a Trump administration it has ardently defended, signaling a growing unease on the pro-Israel right with the president’s Israel policies. More...

Cyclists honor Italy’s Bartali

Italian and Israeli cyclists paid tribute to Gino Bartali, an Italian cycling champion who saved hundreds of Jews during the Holocaust and in 2013 was recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations.  Bartali, who died in 2000, smuggled in his bicyc More...

Israel’s Nigeria envoy funds soccer league

Israel’s ambassador to Nigeria donated the embassy’s fund for an Independence Day celebration to establish a soccer league in the African nation for refugee children.  More...

Life Cycles

Celebrations

B’nai_ Mitzvah:   Adath Emanu-El  AMANDA RUTH WEBER, daughter of Jason and Carolyn Weber, on May 6.  MAYA RUTH LANZISERA, daughter of Michael and Hillary Lanzisera, on May 13.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, MAY 25 CONG. BETH EL Congregation Librarian Amy Kaplan leads the Library Short Story Discussion Group from 1:30-3 p.m. The group will discuss “The Best Place on Earth” by Ayelet Tsabari. Call 675- 1166, ext. 503. FRIDAY, MAY 26 More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

TUESDAY, MAY 30  CONG. BETH EL Shavuot activities for the whole family beginning at 5:30 p.m. with Prayers in Pajamas for preschoolers thru first graders followed by Songs and Smores for grades 1-8 at 7 p.m. More...

Columns

Searching for alternative options allows us to be at our best

FEDERATION 411

When I get the chance, I enjoy reading each night before I go to sleep. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Enjoy a gluten-free Shavuot

The High Holy Days, Sukkot and Passover are holidays that are widely celebrated. The biblical Holiday of Shavuot, which is of equal importance, somehow goes unnoticed by too many. More...

Paying tribute to the veterans who have done so much for us all

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

“Spending the day with my sons, as we helped to honor our fallen veterans was worth more to us than words could ever say. More...

Special Sections

THZ’s longtime rabbi Richard Simon to be feted at retirement event

Recalling a catchphrase that one of his own mentors used to describe his ministerial work, Rabbi Richard Simon considers himself a “generic spiritual leader with a Jewish flavor.” More...

Voice at the Shore

Stockton professor meets with Pope on genocide prevention

Pope Francis met privately to discuss genocide prevention with Stockton University Professor Elisa von Joeden- Forgey and her colleague, Argentine human rights lawyer Irene Victoria Massimino, on May 5 at the Vatican.  More...

Yitzak Sharon brings Israeli Independence Day to life, recalling life in Israel in 48

Nearly 200 people of all ages came out to celebrate Israel’s birthday in a combined celebration of Yom Hazikaron (Remembrance Day) and Yom Ha’atzmaut (Independence Day) on May 1 at Shirat Hayam in Ventnor. More...

First Shabbat beach service on June 16

Mark your calendar! Shore synagogues will offer many opportunities to celebrate a spiritual Shabbat by the beach this summer. Make sure to wear flipflops and bring your own beach chair. More...

Federation

Federation supporting Jews around the world

We feel it is our responsibility to advocate for Israel and every Jewish community around the world. More...

Federation staffer energized at conference

Iris Snyder, Family Outreach coordinator at the Jewish Federation, attended the Ninth Annual PJ Library Conference last month to learn more about how PJ Library can engage with families in our own South Jersey community. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

JOHN GORDON, Ph.D., of Cherry Hill, passed away on May 13. Husband of Toby Gordon. Father of David (Marisha) Gordon and Jana Gordon. Grandfather of Alaina, Justin, Winter and Avalon. Brother of Suzanne Katz. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JUNE 4 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB Hike in Carpenter’s Woods in Phila. Carpool from Target on Bustleton Ave. at 11 a.m. followed by dinner afterwards. Call Gale at 215-331-8194. FRIDAY, JUNE 16 More...

Editorial

Trump’s Mideast visit could be a watershed event for the future

Wearing a black kippah and accompanied by his Jewish son-in-law/senior advisor Jared Kushner, Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem earlier this week. More...

DRY BONES… United for 50 Years

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Temple Sinai students write about Israel

A JEWISH STATE  Longing for freedom Longing for a place Wandering home With despair on our face  The whole world at war Standing in the eye of the storm A golden flower arises In the midst of a swarm   More...

Religion Column

The holiday of Shavuot’s many layers

Like so many holidays on our calendar, Shavuot pulls at different emotional and theological cords. As described in the Torah, Shavuot aligns firmly with our people’s agricultural roots. More...