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MEET LORETTA SCHATZ…

'I do a lot of preaching,' says ovarian cancer survivor

AGE: 60something FAMILY: Husband, Kenneth, a land developer. Daughter, Marnie, 39, and son, David, 36. INTERESTS: Theater, travel, friends, working out in the gym. FAVORITE FILMS: "An Affair to Remember," "My Cousin Vinnie. More...

Lions Gate resident celebrates 80th with gift of music

Michele Brill celebrates her 80th birthday by hosting a concert for her friends and neighbors at Lions Gate. More...

TALK TO US…

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Federation

Federation's highest honor: Love to receive Community Service Award

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Judy Love will receive the Community Service Award at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation. The dinner meeting is set for Wednesday, Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m., at the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Jewish Community Campus. More...

Super Sunday seeks new leaders

Have you ever wondered how you could make a difference in the community? Are you new to the area and interested in networking? Would you like the opportunity to develop and grow as a leader in the local Jewish community? More...

Women get thanks from Spanx

FUNDS DEVELOPMENT

Laurie Ann Goldman (seated, center), CEO of Spanx, Inc. , addressed 80 women at a recent thank you event for Jewish Federation's Women's Campaign at Woodcrest Country Club. More...

Life Cycles

B'nai Mitzvah

Adath Emanu-El ALEXANDER EDWIN McKEEN, son of Gary and Diane McKeen, on Sept. 6. AMANDA COHEN, daughter of Jeffrey and Michelle Cohen, on Sept. 13. SARAH GABRIELLA ZIMMER, daughter of Ross and Valerie Zimmer, on Sept. 20. More...

McLELLAND-ROTH

Wedding:

Kenneth and Sharon Roth of Medford announce the marriage of their son, Scott Aaron Roth, to Lindsey Rae McLelland, daughter of Glen McLelland of Lindenwold and Nancy McLelland of Voorhees. More...

Engagements:

BLOCK-ZASLOW Larry, Aline and Alex Zaslow of Cherry Hill, announce the engagement of their son and brother, Justin Adam Zaslow to Sara Marya Beth Block, daughter of Tom and Jacky Block and sister to Chris Blasucci of New Hope, PA. More...

Do It!

Events

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 ADATH EMANU-EL Morris and Helyn Ostroff will guide the Y.E.S. Club on bus trip of historic shuls in South Jersey. Lunch at The Paper Waiter in Wheaton Village. Bus leaves Adath Emanu-El at 10 a.m. and returns at 4 p.m. More...

Kid Stuff

Events

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Temple Beth Sholom Rabbis Lindemann and Peltz will lead a family service at 5 p.m. for a "Taste of the New Year Rosh Hashanah Service." Come enjoy apples and honey and the blowing of the Shofar. Non-members are welcome. More...

Columns

L'Shana Tovah: Federation president greets the coming year

It has been my pleasure to serve as president of our Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey for the past two years. More...

Will memory of Jewish presence survive?

REHOVOT, ISRAEL More...

Evaluating the role of work in our lives

REFLECTIONS

PHILADELPHIA— Now is the time of year when we return to what matters most in our lives. We reflect on what we?ve done and we commit to making things better in the year ahead. What a great and powerful moment in the Jewish cycle. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News

Community mourns Dick Dollinger

H. Richard More...

Incoming Federation president sees challenges ahead

With our uncertain national economy, David Farber looks forward to a challenging first term as president of the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ. The 43-year-old businessman will be installed along with his board and officers on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Mideast

Olmert, Abbas meet on central issues

Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas met to discuss core issues a day after Olmert expressed sorrow at the plight of Palestinian refugees. More...

'Meet with Syria,' says James Baker

The Bush administration's refusal to deal with Syria is "ridiculous," James Baker, a former U.S. secretary of state, said. More...

Analysis: Livni wins Kadima contest

Next challenge, forming coalition

JERUSALEM More...

Agency

JFCS food pantry stocked to help needy

Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service received $16,000 worth of non-perishable food and personal care items, thanks to a grant from the Ravitz Family Foundation. More...

Retirement strategies at JCF

With many local residents currently retired or considering retirement, managing financial risk is of considerable interest throughout the community. More...

JCC invites runners, walkers to 15K

The Katz JCC invites running and walking enthusiasts of all ages and abilities to join its annual 5K Run/1 Mile Walk Fun Run on Sunday, Oct. 26. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with the 1-Mile Walk/Fun Run starting at 8:15 a.m. More...

World News

Yes we can! Five days in Denver produce a political junky

The air is always a little different in Denver, but when I arrived, it wasn't because of the lack of oxygen. The buzz was palpable from the moment I stepped off of the airplane into the Denver airport. More...

Orthodox doctor quits task force

Threats forced a prominent psychologist to resign from a task force on sexual abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community. Dr. Benzion Twerski, who is also an Orthodox rabbi, resigned after receiving the threats, The New York Jewish Week reported. More...

Cantorial music back in Berlin

A cantorial school in Berlin opened with a concert and workshops featuring international guests. The opening of the Jewish Institute of Cantorial Arts coincided with the annual Jewish cultural festival in the German capital. More...

Obituaries

Jewish benefactor Herbert Lahn dies

Herbert Lahn, a longtime supporter of the Jewish community, died on Sept. 11. He lived in Medford. Mr. Lahn and his brother Sydney were principals in Lahn Real Estate. More...

DEATH NOTICES

ARTHUR BERZON, 78, of Mt. Laurel, died of Leukemia at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Burlington Co. on Sept. 1. Husband of Irene (nee Kohen) Berzon. Father of Jeffrey A. (Mindi) Berzon, David W. (Kim) Berzon, Steven R. More...

Going Solo

Events

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916 for details. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 TEMPLE EMANUEL South Jersey Singles meeting at 7 p.m. Call 489-0029 for details. More...

Editorial

Israel needs strong leadership

Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni's triumph in the Kadima Party election to replace Prime Minister Ehud Olmert could mark a desperately needed turning point in Israeli politics. More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Ten things God won't ask, & other important questions at the start of 5769

Rosh Hashanah is known as Yom HaDin—the Day of Judgment, and according to the Talmud there are a number of questions that God asks each individual on the ultimate Day of Judgment. Can you guess what they are? More...