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Beth El member helping develop culture of reading in Lindenwold

MEET LARRY ABRAMS…

FAMILY: Wife Stacy; Children Hannah, 20, and Rob, 18 HOBBIES: Reading and running SYNAGOGUE: Cong. Beth El CURRENT FAVORITE BOOKS: “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt; “The Fixer” by Bernard Malamud More...

Brith Sholom Lodge #966 helps students

Cherry Hill Brith Sholom Lodge #966 recently awarded Jay W. Malis memorial scholarships to five deserving college students. 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

A guide to the alleged Netanyahu corruption scandals

He has a firm grip on the government, but a mounting political scandal might bring him down. Officials from his own party have begun to distance themselves from him, but he remains defiant. Oh, and his son is in trouble, too. More...

Environmental satellite launched

Israel launched its first Israeli satellite for environmental research.  Venus was launched from the Vega Launch Complex in Kourou, French Guiana. More...

Spain to create academy in Israel

Spain’s leading linguistic authority will create an academy in Israel dedicated to the study and preservation of the Ladino language.  The institution will be the 24th branch of the Spanish Royal Academy, the Guardian reported.  More...

Do It!

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16  CONG. BETH EL Ice Cream Party from 5:30-7 p.m. at Classic Cake. Contact Tamar Barkan at tbarkan@bethelsnj.org.  More...

Editorial

The Jewish community must be united against racism and violence

If anything positive comes out of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, it is the diversity of voices that have united in condemning the bigotry, anti-Semitism and violence that unfolded over the weekend.  More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

‘My dear, you look a head taller…’

Parashat Re’ehDeut. 11:26-16:17 More...

 

Rabbi Rayna Grossman takes over as Lions Gate’s religious director

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Voice at the Shore

Beth El dinner honors Jane Stark, a trailblazer for Holocaust survivors and women

“I was going to write the next great American novel, but I didn’t; instead, I just lived one, like we all have!”  More...

Arava builds collaboration to solve environmental problems of Israel and its neighbors

Air and water pollution don’t recognize political boundaries, stressed Dr. More...

Acclaimed novelist and AC native Joshua Cohen talks about his new book at Shirat Hayam

Will the next Great American Novelist be Atlantic Cityborn and-bred—and a graduate of Trocki Hebrew Academy? Quite possibly. Joshua Cohen, the 36-year-old son of Shirat Hayam members More...

Federation

Special event marks shore House Tour

The Jewish Federations of Southern New Jersey and Atlantic & Cape May Counties and Kellman Brown Academy together co-sponsored JFS in Atlantic County’s Pearl of the Sea, a special luncheon More...

Great development opportunity for teachers

Are you an early childhood, religious school, or day school teacher? Don’t miss out on a great opportunity for professional development next month! More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

KENNETH BASS, 81 of Bonita Springs, FL, formerly of Mt. Laurel, passed away on July 29. He was born on June 14, 1936 in Camden.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. More...

Columns

No summertime lull at Federation, as we prepare for an exciting year

FEDERATION 411

There’s a misconception in our community that the summer is less busy here at the Jewish Federation. Believe it or not, it can be one of the busiest times of our year. More...

Remembering Aunt Belle, a woman who lived life on her own terms

SALLY’S WORLD

We buried Aunt Belle 15 years ago in this season on a grassy hillside. It was a graveside service: Simple, brief and somehow altogether fitting. Not many tears. No sad songs. More...

Join with JFCS on August 31 for International Overdose Awareness Day

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

237. 402. 224. These numbers represent the number of overdose deaths in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties respectively last year. 252. 428. 223. These numbers represent the same for 2017 thus far—with four months left in the year. More...

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