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Local News

Local knitter puts a little color into lives of sick children

MEET CHARLOTTE SINGER…

AGE: 75 FAMILY: Son Andrew and three grandchildren FAVORITE FOOD: Seafood FAVORITE BOOK: Wonder Worker by Susan Howatch FAVORITE MOVIE: "Casablanca" FAVORITE ACTOR: Robert De Niro While every hat she knits is colorful and cheerful, each More...

Lions Gate residents stage Summer Olympics opening ceremonies

LOCALITES…

Enjoying the balmy summer evening with her neighbors in one of Lions Gate's patio areas, resident Helen Guterman brought Beijing to Voorhees when she symbolically lit the torch for the 2008 Summer Olympic Gamesto begin. More...

TALK TO US…

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Federation

Baruchs and Lieberman to chair Super Sunday/ Super Week

SUPER SUNDAY

As the Jewish Federation gears up for Super Sunday/ Super Week 2009, new co-chairs Ed and Marcia Baruch and vice- chair Ron Lieberman are optimistic in seeing Super Sunday soar to new heights. Super Sunday will be held Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. More...

World News

Teens charged with beating men

Three teens were arrested after allegedly beating four Orthodox Jewish men in an upstate New York parking lot. The teens were scheduled to appear in Thompson Town Court in connection with the beating on the night of Aug. More...

Canadian election falls on Sukkot

The date widely being touted for the next federal election in Canada falls on Sukkot. In a message to the Prime Minister's Office, the Canadian Jewish Congress has cautioned that the date, Oct. 14, would hamper Jews' ability to vote. More...

YouTube removes desecration video

YouTube removed a video showing a teenager urinating on the Holocaust memorial in Rhodes. The video shows the boy urinating but his face is hidden by an Israeli flag with the symbol for "no" pasted over it. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

LEONA (nee Glasser) DRIZIN, of Audubon, died on Aug. 22. Wife of Bernard Drizin. Mother of Marcia (Jon) Hinden, Barbara Drizin, Dr. Gary (Donna) Drizin and Tami (Reuben) Warshawsky. Sister of the late Marvin Glasser. More...

Do It!

Events

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 ADATH EMANU-EL Y.E.S. Club opening program at 12 noon. Rabbi Emeritus Richard Levine will speak on "What Is Wrong With Today's Judaism? More...

Going Solo

Events

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Don Giovanni's Restaurant in Phila. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. More...

Editorial

Upcoming election demands participation

EDITORIALS…

The stage is set for one of the most exciting elections in our nation's history. With the nominating conventions over and Obama-Biden and McCain- Palin set to square off Nov. 4, the Jewish community needs to do more than simply pay attention. More...

Illegal immigration breeds exploitation; Postville catches us off-guard

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The immigration raid on the Agriprocessors meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa, the largest kosher plant in the country, caught most American Jews completely off-guard. More...

DRY BONES…

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Torah Portion

'Safety first!'… my favorite mitzvah

Parashat Ki Teitzei Deuteronomy 16: 18- 21.9 Living a Jewish life means doing Jewish things. Traditionally, the Jewish things we can do are called mitzvot. More...

 

Voorhees soldier & family deal with dangers of Iraq War

Afew years ago, the possibility of serving in the military and fighting in Iraq was not on Anthony Kirstein's radar screen. The 2005 graduate of Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees was attending college. More...

Mideast

Experience the issue for 'Mrs. Clean'

PROFILE

JERUSALEM - Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni smoothes her tailored black jacket, tosses back her head and takes in the King David Hotel hall packed cheek to jowl with foreign journalists. More...

Israeli court prevents demolition

INJUNCTION

Israel's Supreme Court issued an injunction preventing the army from demolishing the home of the Mercaz HaRav Yeshiva killer. More...

Marranos visit Israel

ROOTS…

Jews from four European countries whose ancestors were forced to convert are visiting Israel. More...

Agency

Community members help choose Festival speakers

Blank Rome ABC set for Nov.9-16

For the past 19 years, The Blank Rome Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture (ABC) has been a prime event for the Southern New Jersey Jewish community. More...

In hard times, SNJ residents turn to Siris interest-free loans

With today's difficult economic climate hurting the lifestyles of many individuals and families of all ages, the Jewish Community Foundation wants to remind the South Jersey Jewish community that it offers interest free loans for those in need. More...

SJ girls medal in Detroit

The Katz JCC Girl's Basketball team represented South Jersey with pride at this year's JCC Maccabi Games which were held in Detroit. More...

Life Cycles

Birth

NORRIS

Rebecca (nee Brown) and David Norris of Marlton, announce the birth of their son, Jacob Asher (Yaakov Asher), on May 9. Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Debi and Michael Brown of Mt. More...

Engagement

CORMAN - MANDEL

Sheila and Samuel Mandel of Cherry Hill and Sara Deitch and Jack Corman of Brookline, MA announce the engagement of their children, Michael Aaron Mandel and Jenna Joy Corman. Michael graduated cum laude from Babson College with a B.S. More...

WEINSTEIN-BRAUNSTEIN

Bob Weinstein and Martha Bromley, along with Leon and Sivia Braunstein, announce the engagement of their children, Jenna Bromley Weinstein to Rafie Braunstein. Rafie is the son of the late Debbie Braunstein. Jenna graduated from the Univ. More...

Kid Stuff

Events

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Cong. M'kor Shalom Tot Shabbat at 10 a.m. featuring a pint-sized sermon and music followed by a mini-Oneg Shabbat and activities. Open to families with children up to six years old. Call 424-4220 for details. More...

Columns

FIRST PERSON

A blogger views Gustav from the eye of the storm

Lifelong New Orleans resident Alan Smason has been chronicling his experience during Hurricane Gustav on his blog, KosherComputing. More...

LIVING WITH CANCER… (Part 3)

Telling it like it is

Joel Kaber, Jewish Federation CEO was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer in March of this year. Upon being told that his cancer was localized, he selected a treatment modality called IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation More...

When everything's up close and personal, life has special meaning

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

Israel is a small country. This is part of its appeal. Everything seems closer here and, therefore, more meaningful— nothing is ever that far away. I have written previously about victims of terrorism and wars who have had a connection to me. More...

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