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Nursing student honored as a “Rising Star” by Rutgers Hillel

MEET JACLYN PLATT…

FAMILY: Parents Harry and Hilary, brother Jacob, 17 HOMETOWN: Voorhees SYNAGOGUE: Cong. Beth El FAVORITE SHABBAT FOOD: Vegetarian cholent and apple kugel FAVORITE TV shows: M*A*S*H, The Family Guy, South Park More...

Jukebox Sunday Night pays tribute

Cong. M’kor Shalom’s Jukebox Sunday Night 2 paid tribute to retiring Cantor Anita Hochman. 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 futuristic Israeli peace plan—minus peace

TEL AVIV—Gaza is rebuilt. The West Bank is flourishing. And the trains run from Tel Aviv to Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital. More...

Palestinian sisters on way to treatment smuggle explosives

Two Palestinian sisters attempting to cross into Israel from the Gaza Strip so that one could receive cancer treatment were caught smuggling explosives.  More...

Court rules some businesses can remain open

Israel’s Supreme Court ruled that some businesses and supermarkets may remain open on Shabbat.  The decision dealt with the operation of businesses in entertainment complexes including the Tel Aviv and Jaffa harbors along with the old trai More...

Life Cycles

Celebrations

B’nai_ Mitzvah:   Adath Emanu-El NATHAN KRACHMAN, son of Drs. Samuel and Shanthi Subbiah Krachman, on Apr. 1.  APRIL ELISABETH KELLY, daughter of Maria Kelly, on Apr. 8.  Cong. Beth El   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DORRIE HELMUS (nee Anes), 95, of Cherry Hill, formerly of Phila., passed away on Apr. 10. Wife of the late Leonard Helmus. Mother of Leslie & Joyce, Michele, and Mark & Dawn. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 CONG. BETH EL Painting and Pinot with Mordechai Rosenstein. Cost is $36 per person. RSVP to bethelsnj.org/Mordechai-rosenstein. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, APRIL 28  ADATH EMANU-EL My Shabbat, formerly Tot Shabbat, at 6 p.m. Call 608- 1200.  CONG. BETH TIKVAH Family Shabbat at 7:30 p.m. Call 983-8090.  SATURDAY, APRIL 29  More...

Voice Camp Guide 2017

CAMP GAN ISRAEL 1925 Kresson Rd.Cherry Hill, NJ 08003856-874-1500www.WeLoveCGI.com More...

Columns

Show our impact at this year’s Event for Women

FEDERATION 411

As a woman, a mother, a philanthropist, and a member of this community, it is truly powerful to see hundreds of women of all ages come together in one room in the name of tzedakah. More...

Spring cleaning isn’t only for your home; it’s for your finances too

MONEY MATTERS

Spring cleaning? Decluttering your home? Vamoosing your VCR and letting go of your leaky lava lamp? Great! While this process may be tedious and trying, the end result may be your ticket to saving time (and sanity) down the road. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Celebrate Lag B’Omer with Israeli dishes

COOKING

Lag B’Omer marks the 33rd day of the counting of the Sefirat HaOmer (the counting of the Omer period). During this time, the 24,000 students of the great sage Rabbi Akiva passed away. More...

 

Teen’s film fulfills veteran’s wish to pay respects to fallen sailors

It started with a Maltese coin that World More...

Voice at the Shore

Local Jewish leaders discuss security needs

Security has not been an issue at Jewish gathering places in Atlantic and Cape May Counties—and the leaders of local Jewish organizations and synagogues would like to keep it that way. More...

Stockton students witness moving moments with Holocaust survivors on study tour

Stockton faculty and students, along with three Holocaust survivors, witnessed the history of World War I and World War II in France and the Netherlands during the university’s spring break this month. More...

JCC’s Neumann predicts influx of Jews to Jersey Shore

Absecon Island is poised for a new influx of Jews. More...

Federation

Bring the family to celebrate PJ’s 8th birthday

Hip-hip hooray, it’s PJ Library’s 8th birthday!  Bring the whole family and enjoy entertainment by Puppets Pizzazz to help us celebrate. Join us on Sunday, May 21, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. More...

Federation is committed to strengthening community

The Jewish Federation is committed to creating lasting and meaningful ways for Jews to connect and strengthen their Jewish identity. More...

World News

EU adopts anti-boycott stance in official policy

In a reaction to attempts in Europe to boycott Israel, the European Union’s report on commercial competition for the first time included a rejection of such initiatives.  More...

Fake Bernard-Henri Levy quote triggers anti-Semitic avalanche

A satirical article suggesting that the French-Jewish philosopher Bernard- Henri Levy plans to emigrate if a far-left politician is elected president triggered a slew of anti-Semitic comments on Twitter. More...

Jesse Lurie dies at 103, was Hadassah editor

Jesse Lurie, the longtime executive editor of Hadassah Magazine and a peace activist, has died at 103.  Lurie, an Israeli American, was the magazine’s founding executive editor in 1947 and held the post for 33 years. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, APRIL 30  MOSAIC OUTDOOR  CLUB Visit to the Museum of The American Revolution in Phila. Meet at the entrance at 1 p.m. Dinner afterwards. Call Gale at 215-331-8194.  SATURDAY, MAY 6  More...

Editorial

Israel’s 69th anniversary is a time of reflection and celebration

As the calendar ticks closer to events marking Israel’s 69th anniversary, it is time to both take stock of the steep price paid for independence as well as the accomplishments achieved by the vibrant young nation and its people. More...

DRY BONES… Happy Birthday Israel

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Letters

What was Sean Spicer really saying?

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, in a press conference following the recent poisonous gas attack by Syria’s President Assad, mistakenly said that even Hitler had not used chemical weapons against civilians the way that Assad has. More...

Religion Column

Celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut: Being led by a vision

The joys and challenges, vitality and anxiety, successes and disappointments of contemporary Jewish life rest on the achievements of the past century, particularly the building of a vibrant Jewish diaspora community in North America, the tragedy of t More...

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