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Bringing babywearing to the Jewish community—and beyond

MEET TOVAH KURLANSIK…

FAMILY: Husband Rafi; children Judah, 9, Benjamin, 6, and Hadassah, 3 SYNAGOGUE: Sons of Israel HOBBIES: Watching “The Office,” Karaoke FAVORITE FOOD: Sugar FUN FACT: For 20 years, she’s been accidentally receiving the actress Tovah More...

Children thank community for supporting KBA

The children in Kellman Brown Academy’s Kitah Bet thanked the community for supporting the school’s recent #Unselfie Campaign on Giving Tuesday, which helped raise money for scholarship, 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

Make an impact on the Jewish world

Keep calm and phonathon!  More...

JWF is seeking grant proposals benefitting women

If you are a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization or involved with an organization that offers programs and services that directly benefit or are of great importance to Jewish women and girls, then the Jewish Women’s Foundation (JWF) is requesting g More...

Vodka & Latke event is party with purpose

The Women’s Philanthropy Giving Circle got together to party with a purpose at Vodka & Latkes! The group (and their friends) spent the evening sampling signature cocktails, delicious appetizers, and desserts. More...

Life Cycles

FELDMAN-ADLER

Engagement:

Susan Feldman, of Bensalem, PA, is thrilled to announce the engagement of her daughter Reta Rose Feldman to Brian Mitchell Adler, son of Malcolm and Eileen Adler of Pennsauken. Reta and Brian reside in Mt. Laurel.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, JANUARY 4 ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. Call 608-1200. CONG. BETH EL Israeli-style Shabbat dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $21 for adults and $10 for children under 10. All are welcome and RSVP is required. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916. s   More...

Editorial

The Jewish and literary worlds lost a giant with Amos Oz’s passing

Amos Oz, who passed away on December 28 after a bout with cancer, was Israel’s most well known literary figure. When he died at the age of 79, he had a worldwide reputation both for his writing and his politics. More...

Religion Column

Reclaim the sense of wonder at everyday miracles

Parashat Va’eraEx. 6:2-9:35 More...

Special Sections

 

The top 10 Jewish stories of 2018—plus 1

The year 2018 was a hectic and often bewildering one for the global Jewish community. From the U.S. More...

KBA and Jewish Interactive team to build J-STEM Lab

Last year, Rachel Zivic, principal of Kellman Brown More...

Voice at the Shore

Local survivors and families visit Philly’s new Holocaust Memorial Plaza

On December 5, 26 Holocaust survivors from the shore area and their families took a bus trip to Philadelphia’s Horowitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. More...

A growing Jewish community in Galloway gets a new Torah

Is there a Jewish community in Galloway Township—outside of Stockton University and Seashore Gardens Living Center? There definitely is now, said Rabbi Meir Rapoport, who runs Galloway’s Chabad House with his wife, Shaina. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, January 4 – 4:30 p.m. Friday, January 11– 4:37 p.m.   More...

Mideast

Corruption investigations against Netanyahu could take center stage during Israel’s election

JERUSALEM—Israel’s attorney general likely will wait until after national elections to announce whether or not he will indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three corruption investigations, but the allegations could be central to th More...

Simcha Rotem, last Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fighter, dies

Simcha Rotem, the last known surviving Jewish fighter from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943, has died. More...

First Ethiopian-Israeli pilot gets his Air Force wings

The Israeli Air Force announced its first Ethiopian-Israeli pilot.  Lt. Y, known only by his first initial for security reasons, completed the rigorous three-year-long pilots course, Army Radio reported. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ARTHUR BEYER, a teacher, from Warminster, PA, passed away on Dec. 19. Husband of Joan (nee Segal). Father of Dori (Mark) Spector and Jonathan Beyer (Carol Lupo). Brother of Marian Liebman. Grandfather of Hope and Sam. More...

Dr. Frank Orland, noted psychiatrist

Dr. Frank Orland, 98, of Voorhees, passed away on Dec. 3, after a long and full life. Born in New York City to Polish immigrant parents, he served 3 1/2 years on active duty as a Pharmacist, First Class, in the U.S. More...

Sis Levy mourned; was devoted to area seniors

Sis Levy, of Voorhees and Cherry Hill, passed away on Dec. 19. More...

Columns

Be a Super Sunday Hero on January 27 to someone in need

FEDERATION 411

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed and another Super Sunday/Week is nearly here! For those of you who don’t already know, Super Sunday is the Federation’s largest fundraising event of the year. More...

South Jersey Region set to start the new year at Winter Kickoff 2019

BBYO BLOCK

As the new year rolls in, the teens of South Jersey Region plan to spend the first Saturday of 2019 with their closest friends as SJR’s Winter Kickoff at Dave and Buster’s. More...

Volunteering to help others is one resolution you can definitely keep

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Get in shape. Stop procrastinating. Meet new people. Earn more money. More...