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MEET DR. ELYSE DISHLER…

Son's diagnosis leads Cherry Hill doctor to new career as developmental expert

AGE: 37 FAMILY: Husband, Dr. Michael Bernstein; and children, Ethan (5) and twoyear old twins Seth and Ava EDUCATION: Vassar College and Temple Univ. More...

Brith Sholom Cherry Hill Lodge awards four scholarships

LOCALITES…

Brith Sholom Cherry Hill Lodge #966 recently honored four students with scholarships. The awards were presented by Myrna Wolman (second from right), executive director of national Brith Sholom. More...

TALK TO US…

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World News

Dachau seeks Israeli sister city

BERLIN (JTA)- The German city of Dachau is seeking a new image- through a sister city in Israel. More...

Court upholds day school policy

LONDON (JTA)- Britain's High Court ruled that the admission policy of a state-funded school could be based on its interpretation of Jewish law. More...

Helms remembered as Israel supporter

NEW YORK (JTA)- Jesse Helms, the staunch Israel supporter in the U.S. Senate whose race-baiting nonetheless alienated many Jews, died at the age of 86. Helms represented North Carolina in the U.S. Senate from 1973 until 2003. More...

Life Cycles

Birth:

AUMILLER

Mira (nee Silbert) and Aaron Aumiller of Voorhees, announce the birth of their daughter, Charli Faye (Chana Golda) on Dec. 21, 2007. More...

Do It!

Events

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16 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...

Editorial

Iran thumbs its nose at the whole civilized world

EDITORIALS…

Iran's recent missile tests clearly indicate that the Persian Gulf nation is determined to acquire the weaponry needed to threaten the Middle East and beyond. At least one of the missiles fired has the capacity to reach any city in Israel. More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

It's time to limit our exposure to violence

Parshat Pinchas Num. 25:10-30;1 Pr. 1 Kings 18:46-19:21 One important, yet often overlooked, aspect of our lives today is exposure to violence. When we stop and think of all the ways we are exposed to violence, the truth is stunning. More...

Special Sections

The story of an unsung American/Jewish hero

Lynn Sanford remembers:

The loving memories are always present. But they intensify beginning with the approach of Memorial Day and continuing through August 15- when Lynn Sanford says yizkor. More...

Fun on the 4th of July

Mike Noble, "It Takes Two Entertainment" DJ, has the kids smiling during a hula-hoop game at the Katz JCC July 4 member appreciation pool party. The festivities took place at the JCC Camps in Medford. More...

Mideast

Bush urged to send missile defense radar

DEFENSE

Two U.S. congressmen are urging President Bush to send Israel a missile defense radar system. More...

Close of absorption center prompts inst. move from Arad

DOMINO EFFECT…

The WUJS Institute adult study program is moving from its longtime home in Arad to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. More...

Masorti ad blitz promotes alternate ceremony

Wedding bells have new ring:

TEL AVIV- In an online game, prospective Israeli brides and bridegrooms construct their dream wedding- everything from venue to guest list to food. Finally the punch line arrives: What kind of ceremony would they choose? More...

Agency

JCC exec. visits Cuba on humanitarian mission

Katz JCC Executive Director Les Cohen, was among 50 JCC presidents, board members and executive directors from across the country who participated in a JCC Association sponsored humanitarian mission to Cuba. More...

Experts will address breast cancer

Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service will present "Ask the Expert: A Comprehensive Approach to Breast Cancer and Wellness," on Tuesday, July 22, at 7 p.m. on the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus. The event is free and open to the public. More...

JCF seminar sheds light on LTCI

Long term care insurance (LTCI) has become a hot topic as health care becomes more expensive and people live longer. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

SIDNEY BOMZE, of Cherry Hill, died on June 28. Husband of the late Anna (nee Derzowitz) Bomze. Brother of the late Roslyn Levy and the late Estelle Jacobson. Brotherin law of Alan Jacobson. He had numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. More...

Going Solo

Events

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Chinatown Buffet in Northeast Phila. Call Jon at 787-0325 for details. FRIDAY, JULY 18 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat service at 8 p.m. More...

Columns

Incident turns spotlight on suicides in Israel

REHOVOT, ISRAEL- The apparent suicide of a border policeman guarding the farewell ceremony for French Prime Minister Nicholas Sarkozy at Ben-Gurion Airport has suddenly focused a spotlight on the issue of suicides in Israel. More...

FIRST PERSON… 'Rootless Cosmopolitan'

Connecting klezmer with country

An international conference on country music may seem an unlikely place to find someone like me. For nearly two decades, I've been known for my writing on Jewish issues. More...

Looking backward: Following the stepping stones to my family's Israeli life

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

There are moments when it becomes incredibly clear to me that I am reaping the benefits of decisions I have made. These are times when my previous actions and experiences culminate in a convergence which in an instant affirms my past. More...