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MEET THE BERMAN BUNCH…

Hats & Halloween are among the ties that bind

RESIDENCE: Cherry Hill for Jodi. Haddonfield for Robert and Tina PARENTS: The Hon. Barbara and Jay Berman of Cherry Hill, and Janet and Jerry Wayne of Altoona KIDS: Cousins Charlotte (Robert and Tina) and Avi (Jodi), More...

TALK TO US…

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LOCALITES…

'The egg came first,' say TBS preschoolers

Twelve baby chicks hatched recently at Temple Beth Sholom's Zalman Beigel Exploratorium to the delight of the synagogue's preschoolers. More...

Federation

CELEBRATE ISRAEL 60 IN ISRAEL

Lions to Hold International Conference In Israel

Some of the world's most powerful Jewish women will convene in Tel Aviv at the International Lion of Judah Conference, on Nov. 12-15. More...

General Assembly to Celebrate Israel's 60th

Join the Jewish Federations of North America in celebrating the love story between North American Jewry and the State of Israel at the 2008 General Assembly (GA). The third to be held in Israel, the 2008 GA will take place Nov. More...

YOUR DOLLARS AT WORK

Victims of Ashkelon Attack Receive Federation Aid

When a long-range missile fired from the Gaza Strip struck the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon on Wed. May 14, the Jewish Federation was there to provide support. More...

Life Cycles

Engagements

BERMAN- FIENMAN

Patty Lou Cross Berman of Blue Bell, PA and Allen Berman of Pottstown, PA announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Blair Berman, to Michael Harris Fienman, son of Dr. Howard and Caryn Fienman of Moorestown. More...

Births:

GREENFIELD Dr. and Mrs. Brett and Joanna (nee Samson) Greenfield announce the birth of their son, Blake Aston Greenfield, on Feb. 10 at 11:51 p.m. Grandparents are Elaine and Marvin Samson and Lois and Maurice Greenfield. More...

B'nai Mitzvah:

Adath Emanu-El JESSICA CAITLIN CHMIELINSKI, daughter of Eileen and Mark Chmielinski, on May 3. HALEY PAIGE MERLINO, daughter of Ilene Merlino, on May 10. SIDNEY ADELSTEIN, daughter of Karen and Marc Adelstein, on May 10. More...

Do It!

Do It!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21 TEMPLE EMANUEL The Henry Raich Sr. group will hold a Brown Bag Lunch meeting at noon. Call 489- 0029 for details. JEWISH BUSINESS NETWORK Morning meeting from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Katz JCC in Lahn Hall. No charge to members. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

MONDAY, MAY 26 JEWISH SINGLE ENCOUNTERS Memorial Day BBQ at 4 p.m. at a Langhorne Community Park for 40's to 50's. Cost is $20 prepaid and $25 at the door. Call 267-560- 5441 for details. MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MAY 23 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Nursery School Shabbat at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call 829-0658 for details. FRIDAY, JUNE 6 ADATH EMANU-EL Tot Shabbat service from 5:45-6:30 p.m. Open to families with children up to second grade. More...

Columns

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

Politicians will learn from business putting an end to Israel's growing pains

Having just celebrated Israel's 60th birthday, I cannot help but be in awe at Israel's achievements. More...

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Byte-sized items for the high-tech nibbler

This month, we take care of a few odds and ends, some small byte-size items floating around the desktop. HDTV ON YOUR PC: As most of you know, by Feb. More...

COOKING

The rebbetzin's recipes: Dairy delights for Shavuot

The holiday of Shavuot marks the conclusion of the counting of the 49 days of the Omer from the second night of Passover. It was on Shavuot, 3330 years ago, that we received the Torah. The new laws of the Torah included the kashrut laws. More...

 

Bush in Israel

JERUSALEM- There seems to be a lot of love in Israel for President Bush. More...

Joy in Jerusalem, suffering in Ashkelon

JERUSALEM- A crush of world leaders and their security details mixed with Buddhist monks, rabbis, novelists and Internet entrepreneurs at Israel's splashy, high-profile 60th anniversary celebration. More...

Mideast

BUSH PRO-OLMERT

JERUSALEM- Embattled Prime Minister Ehud Olmert apparently can count on at least one distinguished character witness: President Bush. Israel's Channel 10 television aired an interview with Bush in which the U.S. More...

Hamas nixed negotiations

JERUSALEM- Hamas turned down two offers of direct negotiations with Israel, JTA has learned. The offers were made during meetings last month between former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and leaders of the terrorist organization, sources told JTA. More...

Most Israelis want Olmert out

JERUSALEM- A narrow majority of Israelis believe Ehud Olmert should resign over suspicions of financial misdeeds, a poll found. More...

Agency

Dr. Benjamin Rosenblum to be installed by JFP

Dr. Benjamin Rosenblum will be installed as president of the Jewish Federation Publications (JFP) Management Board at agency's 19th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 12. He succeeds Janet Levine, who served three terms as JFP president. More...

Cyclone, earthquake relief:

South Jersey Federation supports JDC

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), United Jewish Community's overseas partner, has opened emergency mailboxes to raise relief funds for victims of Cyclone Nargis, which devastated portions of Myanmar, and the earthquake in Chen More...

JCF to Host LOJE/Lions Thank You Event

The Jewish Community Foundation will host a June 17 special program to thank women who have established a Lion of Judah Endowment (LOJE) this year, according to Nina Cohen, Foundation president. More...

World News

Greetings from outer space

WASHINGTON- American astronaut Garrett Reisman sent a greeting from space to Israel for its 60th birthday. Reisman, 40, a mechanical engineer from Parsippany, NJ, is the first Jewish crew member on the international space station. More...

Israel's future depends upon Arab-Jewish equality

NEW YORK- A quiet change is taking place in northern Israel among Jews and Arabs. More...

Feds: Drugs made at kosher plant

NEW YORK (JTA)- Federal authorities charged that a methamphetamine laboratory was operating at the nation's largest kosher slaughterhouse and that employees carried weapons to work. More...

Obituaries

Shmuel Katz dies; helped found Herut

JERUSALEM- Shmuel Katz, a leading Land of Israel advocate and protégé of Ze'ev Jabotinsky, died at 93. Katz, a founder of the Herut party- a predecessor to Likud- died May 9 in Tel Aviv. More...

Peter Schmeidler, Sinai president, dies

Peter J. Schmeidler, a longtime leader at Temple Sinai in Cinnaminson, died on Apr. 14. He was 69 and a resident of Delran. He was both a former president and current co-president of Temple Sinai. More...

DEATH NOTICES

SOPHY S. (nee Werlinsky) BROWN, of Media, PA, died on May 8. Wife of the late Joseph Brown. Mother of Dr. Robert T. (Sally) Brown. Grandmother of three and great-grandmother of one. FILMORE S. HAROWITZ, ESQ., of Cherry Hill, died on May 11. More...

Editorial

EDITORIALS…

Help the victims

The past few weeks have seen two natural disasters bringing ongoing suffering that almost defies description. A cyclone slammed into Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Estimates are that over 100,000 people are dead. More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Why 40 years of 'wandering in the wilderness?'

Parashat Bamidbar Num. 1:1-4:20 Pr. Hosea 2:1-22 Next week, we will begin reading from the book of Numbers, known in Hebrew as Bamidbar, meaning, "in the wilderness. More...

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