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MEET SETH BELSON…

Oh the buzzing of the bees in the hives and apple trees

AGE: 43 FAMILY: Wife, Mary Paula. Parents, Elaine and Sheldon. Chocolate Labrador retriever, Kona. HOBBIES: An Eagles fan who makes red wine, pickles and jam. More...

BBYO teens help bring the fun to Katz JCC Carnival Night

LOCALITES…

Jewish Community Voice Among the 40 or so BBYO teens volunteering at the Katz JCC Adult Dept's Carnival Night are (from left), Dana Schwarz, Sharon Leshner, Amy Pearl and Shana Honig, who helped serve dinner and partnered 3 the adult dancers. More...

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Federation

Make a community connection by sponsoring Super Sunday/Super Week

SUPER SUNDAY

Super Sunday isn't just about raising money for the Jewish Federation's Annual Campaign. It is also about making connections within the community. More...

World News

Hezbollah chief claims victory—in next war

NEW YORK JTA—The leader of Hezbollah said the next war with Israel will end in a "clear and decisive victory for Hezbollah." Secretary- General Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech Aug. More...

Kosher meat plant faces new fines

NEW YORK JTA—The nation's largest kosher meat plant faces $101,000 in fines. The penalties against Agriprocessors of Postville, Iowa, were announced recently by the Iowa Division of Labor Services. More...

Italy made deal with terrorists

NEW YORK (JTA)—A former Italian president says his country allowed Palestinian terror groups to roam free in exchange for not attacking Italian targets. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

DR. IRWIN BUDNICK, 81, of Boca Raton, FL and formerly of Margate, died on Aug. 9. Husband of Sara. Father of Dr. Glenn (Lynn) Budnick of Margate and Janet (Steven) Budnick Bloom of Andover, MA. Grandfather of seven and great-grandfather of one. More...

Do It!

Events

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Men's Club sponsors at trip to a Phillies Game at 7:05. Tickets cost $27. Call 829- 0658 for details. SATURDAY, AUGUST 30 CONG. More...

Kid Stuff

Events

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 ADATH EMANU-EL Tot Shabbat at 5:45 p.m. For children up to second grade and their families. All are welcome. For more information call 608-1200. CONG. M'KOR SHALOM Tot Shabbat at 7 p.m. More...

Columns

Grandmothers get August call-up notices

REHOVOT, ISRAEL—Most Israelis complete their period of military service when they are about 40. The one major exception are the country's grandmothers. More...

The Ethiopian aliyah: Two views

A challenge, yes; not a failure

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Remaining Falash Mura not Jews

JERUSALEM (JTA) - The 125,000 Ethiopians who live in Israel immigrated here in dribs and drabs. When Ethiopians first started coming to Israel in the 1970s, some members of Israel's political elite referred to us as "temporary migrant workers. More...

 

Israel reels from 4th straight year of drought

GILAT, Israel— In the sands of the Negev Desert here, small groves of eucalyptus, olive and pomegranate trees grow in shallow depressions dug out to catch floodwater, a method used by the Nabateans thousands of years ago. More...

Camden kids get fit at Katz JCC

Teens from Hispanic Family Center enjoy activities, learn healthy eating

Anthony Jorge was a slim 120 pounds, but the Camden 13- year-old was not in good shape. He used to eat a lot, especially unhealthy foods. He tired quickly when he ran. More...

Mideast

Israeli sailors just miss medal

OLYMPICS

Israeli women sailors narrowly missed a medal at the Beijing Olympics. More...

Jewish weddings up in Israel

MAZEL TOV…

The number of Jewish weddings in Israel rose by 8.3 percent in one year, according to a new report. Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics released its figures for the years 2005 and 2006 in honor of Tu B'Av, the Jewish day of love, which fell Aug. More...

Ethiopians rally for immigration

JERUSALEM—Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants rallied in Jerusalem to demand that more Falash Mura be brought to Israel. More...

Agency

A hole-in-one for JCC Camps

The 37th Annual Woodcrest Invitational Pro-Am scored a hole-in-one for the JCC Camps at Medford Scholarship Fund. The event, which raised $79,500, paired golf professionals with amateurs for a day of fun and fundraising. More...

Fund to aid Georgian people

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey (JCRC), an agency of the Jewish Federation, is accepting contributions from the community to assist Jews and the general population in the Democratic Republic of Georgia/South Ossetia, w More...

Local women inspired at UJC Cabinet retreat

Beth Lincow Cole and Robyn Greenberg are passionate about the Jewish community. So much so that both leaders serve as members of the United Jewish Communities (UJC) National Young Leadership (NYL) Cabinet. More...

Life Cycles

Birth:

LICHTERMAN

Mindie Barnett Lichterman and Jason Lichterman of Marlton, announce the birth of their daughter, Arielle Rose (Sarah), on July 10. More...

B'nai Mitzvah:

Adath Emanu-El JESSICA BUCK, daughter of Lisa and Gary Buck, on July 5. Cong. Beth El NATANIEL WARSZAWSKI, son of Lynne and Diego Warszawski, on Aug. 2. MICHAEL YASHAYA, son of Sareh and Bijan Yashaya, on Aug. 23. More...

Going Solo

Events

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Labor Day BBQ from 12-4 p.m. in Burholme Park in Northeast Phila. Look for the balloon to find the group. RSVP to Rich at 215-357-2147 after 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

World Jewry's response saved lives in Georgia

EDITORIALS…

Russia's invasion of Georgia is aggression at its worst. The world Jewish community's response is altruism at its best. The Russians deserve nothing but condemnation, while Jewish organizations deserve the highest praise. More...

DRY BONES…

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Letters

Contributions aid educators, students

DEAR EDITOR

If I have a penny and you have a penny and if you and I exchange pennies, in the end we each have only one penny. If I have an idea and you have an idea and we share our ideas, we each come away with two ideas. More...

Religion Column

Lot's of giving going on—but not enough

Parashat Reeh This coming Shabbat we will read the Parashat of Reeh. The word Reeh means "to look." This Parashat is always read approximately 30 days before Rosh Hashanah, the Days of Judgment. More...

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