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MEET SCOTT R. GREENBERG, MD…

Cherry Hill practitioner sites himself as his own first success story

AGE: 37 FAMILY: Wife, Robyn. Daughters, Sabrina, 5, and Lilah 3-1/2. Son, Ty, 16 months. EDUCATION: B.A. in biology from Rutgers University. Medical school at Phiadelphia's Hahenmann University Hosptal. More...

LOCALITES…

At the old ball game…SJMC wins JAG softball title

The South Jersey Men's Club (SJMC) defeated Temple Beth Sholom II to capture the Jewish Athletic Group (JAG) B Division Softball title. More...

TALK TO US…

'Who's news?' will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? If so, email the person's name, a brief description, and contact information to jvoice@jfedsnj.org, and mark "Profile" in the subject field. More...

Federation

Women's Campaign to host Spanx CEO

It was a great day for Laurie Ann Goldman when Gwyneth Paltrow told USA Today that her secret to hiding her post- baby weight was to wear not one but two pairs of Spanx Power Panties. More...

Young Women's Division seeks new volunteers

The Jewish Federation is looking for a "few good women" to become part of the Young Women's Division (YWD). YWD will be hosting a 2008-2009 planning meeting on Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m. More...

World News

NJ court rules cop was harassed

NEW YORK (JTA)—New Jersey's highest court equated ethnic jokes and religious comments in the workplace with sexual and racial harassment. More...

Ethical kosher guidelines released

NEW YORK (JTA)—The guidelines for the Conservative movement's ethical kashrut initiative have been released. More...

Eruv is civil right, says NY governor

NEW YORK (JTA)—New York's governor told worshipers at an Orthodox synagogue that their attempt to build an eruv is a civil rights issue. More...

Obituaries

June Walker dies; led Hadassah, Presidents Conf.

NEW YORK—June Walker, leader of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, died of cancer at the age of 74. She was a resident of Rockaway, NJ. More...

DEATH NOTICES

ALAN MICHAEL BARNETT, 42, of Absecon, died suddenly in an airplane crash on July 31 in MN. Husband of 18 years to Nancy (nee Thomas) Barnett. Father of Shaina J., Hayley A. and Aiden F. Son of Ellen (nee Frankel) and Arnold Barnett. More...

Going Solo

Events

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat service at 8 p.m. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916 for details. More...

Editorial

China is a flawed host, but Olympics are worthy

EDITORIALS…

The Olympics now taking place in Beijing mean mixed emotions to many. On the one hand, China is not the ideal host. More...

DRY BONES…

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Letters

Remembering the fallen

DEAR EDITOR

I find the entire issue surrounding the return of the remains of Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev, two fine young men, to be very troubling. More...

Religion Column

God's Love of Israel; an abiding Jewish theme

Parashat Va-Etchanan The Jewish spiritual tradition is like a symphony comprised of diverse themes and motifs. Periodically, one or another theme dominates. More...

Campers can it!

Mitzvot, community spirit mark Medford's Ruach Week

The response was overwhelming, according to Aaron Greenberg who heads the JCC Camps at Medford. More...

Israeli policy may show new face when Olmert leaves office

Analysis:

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's decision to resign after a new Kadima Party leader is elected in September has opened up the possibility of radical new directions in Israeli policy. More...

Mideast

NO EXIT

Shin Bet puts price on medical care outside Gaza

JERUSALEM- Israel's security service pressures Palestinians seeking to leave Gaza for medical care to work as informers, a new report says. More...

SEA-LESS BEACH…

The Dead Sea is shrinking because nearly every source of water that fed into the original Ein Gedi Spa at the Dead Sea has been cut off, diverted or polluted over the last half century. More...

Obama note back in Wall

JERUSALEM—The yeshiva student who pried Barack Obama's prayer note from the Western Wall apologized. More...

Agency

Aux. at Lions Gate sets event

The Jewish Geriatric Home Auxiliary at Lions Gate will hold its paid up membership meeting at Lions Gate on Thursday, Sept. 18, at noon. News analyst Susan Myers will keynote. More...

Samost JFCS expands kosher meals

The Senior Services Department of Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service will offer a Kosher Meals on Wheels Program to interested community members of all ages in the Burlington, Camden and Gloucester County area, starting today. More...

ABC Festival plans underway

Blank Rome Festival of Arts, Books and Culture chair, Vicki Zell (left) and vice chair, Dr. Andrew Mulberg display books by Martin Fletcher and Gary David Goldberg, among the 30 authors, entertainers and artists who will appear at this year's Nov. More...

Life Cycles

Engagement:

BAR-ON-PIRRONE

Mr. and Mrs. Gad Bar-on of Mt. Laurel are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ilana Cher Baron to Dr. Stephen Matthew Pirrone, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Pirrone and the late Joan Pirrone. More...

Birth:

KORIN

Saul, Tatum and big sister Amaya Ruby Korin, of Lake Balboa, CA, announce the birth of Ella Beatrice (Orly Neshama) on June 15, 2007. Ella Bea is the granddaughter of Joel and Kallen Korin of Haddonfield and Dr. More...

Achievement:

MOORE

Amy Michele Moore received her Ph.D. in Couple and Family Therapy from Drexel Univ. Dr. Moore attended Syracuse Univ., where she received a B.A. degree in Psychology and a Certificate in Gerontology in 1999. More...

Do It!

Events

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Interfaith Family & Friends Get Together at 6:30 p.m. Share insights and discuss future programming. More...

Kid Stuff

Events

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15 TEMPLE EMANUEL Come as You Are Kids Shabbat Dinner and Tot Shabbat from 5:45 - 8 p.m. There will be kid-friendly entertainment. There is no charge and is open to the community. Please RSVP by Aug. More...

Columns

Hot pot problem binds Muslim, Jew in China

BEIJING — Being treated to a hot pot meal is one of my most dreaded social situations in China. Hot pot is like Chinese fondue. More...

Needed: A Gary Cooper kind of courage

REHOVOT, ISRAEL—No one doubts that retiring Maj-Gen. Elazar-Stern, head of the IDF's Human Resources Department, is a brave man. He has faced more than his share of bullets during his 34-year military career. More...

NJ federations look toward the future

"Relevancy" is a constant of any community organization that values longevity, viability and continued member participation as organizational goals. More...

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