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MEET HENRY MAURER…

Local attorney's got a little 'Liszt' of fellow concert aficionados

FAMILY: Wife, Linda. Son and daughter-in-law, David and Karen FEDERATION CONNECTION: Jewish Community Relations Council president 2005-2007 SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel RESIDENCE: Cherry Hill CONCERT PLANS: More...

LOCALITES…

Lions Gate inaugural concert celebrates new piano

Lions Gate residents The Hon. More...

TALK TO US…

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World News

The burning of Christian bibles in Israel must be strongly condemned by all

NEW YORK- Yom Ha'atzmaut- Israel's Independence Day- has come and gone. Together, Jews in North America and Israel joyously celebrated Israel's 60 years of achievement and success. More...

Analysis: Gauging the U.S. response if Israel decided to attack Iran's nukes

WASHINGTON- As the question of an Israeli attack on Iran edges from if toward when, a new question looms: What would the United States do? More...

Businessman facing charges

NEW YORK (JTA)- A Jewish Australian businessman and philanthropist will go back to court to face perjury charges. More...

Life Cycles

Engagement:

BASSINI-PICK

Barbara and Robert Pick of Cherry Hill and Reina and Emilio Bassini of New York City announce the engagement of their children, Jeremy Samuel Pick and Elissa Beth Bassini. Elissa received a Juris Doctor degree last month from the Univ. More...

Going Solo

Events

FRIDAY, JULY 4 SHARON GANZ & FRIENDS Join singles from Washington, Baltimore, Silver Spring, NY, NJ PA and Canada for the whole weekend. Call Sharon at 718-575-3962 for details. SUNDAY, JULY 13 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. More...

Editorial

Arab governments must end their antisemitic rhetoric

Amid all the news about the upcoming presidential election, Supreme Court decisions and political machinations in Israel, a little-observed vote in the U.S. House of Representatives deserves some attention. More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Abraham and Balaam are a study in contrasts

Parshat Balak Num. 22:2-25:9 A talking donkey, an angel with a sword, a greedy seer, and a nervous king- what else does one need for a charming fairy tale? More...

 

Calamity or possibility?

Verdict out on what Israel-Hamas truce means

JERUSALEM- Israeli strategic thinkers are deeply divided over the implications of the truce between Israel and the Gaza-based Hamas fundamentalists. More...

Rutgers Hillel launches campaign for new building

Sara Lewis knows how desperately Rutgers Hillel needs a new facility. The 22-year-old from Mt. Laurel served as Hillel president during her junior year at the New Brunswick campus. More...

Mideast

Olmert averts Knesset challenge

POLITICS

Ehud Olmert averted a crisis in Israel's coalition government over a motion to dissolve the Knesset. More...

Cabinet OKs prisoner swap

LEBANON…

Ehud Olmert's Cabinet voted to approve a prisoner swap deal with Hezbollah that would bring home two Israeli soldiers. More...

Kosher is Israeli choice

JERUSALEM- Most of Israel's Jews keep kosher to a degree, according to restaurateurs. More...

Agency

JCF awards scholarships at special event

The Jewish Community Foundation, Federation's planned giving arm, sponsored its first scholarship awards event at the Cherry Hill home of Vivian and Andrew Barnett last month. More...

Politz, Kellman kids enjoy Field Day

Some 115 second through fourth graders from Kellman Academy and Politz Day School converged on the JCC campus for a day of fun and friendship last month. The annual Field Day was made possible by the Charles A. More...

Health & Wellness marks first year

Celebrating the one year anniversary of the Katz JCC's Health and Wellness expansion are (from left), Rob Kiewe, Health and Wellness director, Kris Storniolo, assistant Fitness director; David Kessler, one of the first members to use the expansion, a More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

ROSEANN (nee Solotoff) BASS, of Cherry Hill, died on June 10. Partner of 19 years of Patricia Gavaghan. Mother of Joanne (Brian W.) Katzen- Jones, Kimberly Sue Rivera- Bass and Jan Helene Bass. More...

Do It!

Events

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2 JEWISH BUSINESS NETWORK Morning meeting from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Katz JCC in Lahn Hall. No charge to members. Guests are welcome to attend on a one-time trial. Call 877-526-4286 for details. More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JULY 11 Temple Sinai of Cinnaminson

Graduation Shabbat at 7:15 p.m. to celebrate our youth who recently graduated. Non-dairy Ice Cream to follow. Call 829- 0658 for details. . More...

Columns

Elections won't bring stability to Israel

REHOVOT, ISRAEL- In all probability, the forthcoming elections will leave us with the results similar to those we got two years ago. That is not to say that there will not be winners and losers. More...

LIBRARIANS' ROUNDTABLE

A book is a book is a book, no more

Once upon a time, a book was a book. Today, it can be a traditional book, a large-print book, an audiobook, or a digitally delivered book. To paraphrase a familiar expression: Format Follows Function. More...

SALLY'S WORLD

Sleepless in Southern New Jersey as insomnia takes its toll

It was going to be one of those nights. I'd been to my book group, so my mind was whirling with the ideas and interpretations we'd discussed. More...

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