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Local News

MEET RABBI JOSEPH M. DOMOSH…

'Mitzvot & motorcycles a good mix,' says Burlington rabbi

FAMILY: Parents: The late Gail and Stephen. Children: Josh, 17, and Jacob, 12. More...

More than 100 teens enjoy bang-up 'Back to School Bash'

LOCALITES…

Hanging out in the teen Lounge at the recent Katz JCC "Back to School Bash" are (from left), Sydney Boory, Britney Yesner, Sofia Gracias, Dayna Wachman, Samantha Dunoff, Rebecca Morgan, Haley Cohen and Amanda Feldman. More...

TALK TO US…

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World News

Haider killed in accident

Joerg Haider, a far-right politician in Austria who had praised Nazi employment policies, died in a road accident. Haider, the governor of the province of Carinthia, was killed when his car ran off the road as he was driving to a family gathering. More...

NY federation may tap reserves

North America's largest Jewish federation may tap into reserve funds to deal with the economic crisis. More...

French panel probes al-Dura

A French committee will investigate a TV report on the controversial shooting of a 12-year-old Palestinian boy. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

MIRIAM (nee Olinsky) BLANC died on Oct. 1. Wife of the late Harry Blanc. Mother of Estelle (Dr. Raphael) Price and Naomi (Theodore) Ellenberg- Dukas. Sister of Bernice Paul and Ann Gold. Sister-in-law of Connie Olinsky. Grandmother of four. More...

Karl Goodstein dies; was Jewish activist

Karl S. Goodstein, an active member of the Jewish community and former employee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, died on Oct. 1. More...

Do It!

Events

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 ADATH EMANU-EL CPR for family and friends will be led by the Mt. Laurel EMS. The course is free and open to anyone over the age of 12. Registration is required. Call Bob Charen at 778-7493 for details. More...

Going Solo

Events

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 TEMPLE EMANUEL South Jersey Singles meeting at 7 p.m. Call 489-0029 for details. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Halloween Spookfest at Indian Acres Tree Farm in Medford. More...

Editorial

Root, root, root for the Phillies!

So you're not going to read about the tanking economy and rapidly disappearing stock portfolios. More...

DRY BONES…

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Letters

South Jersey still has branch of Workmen's Circle

My congratulations to the staff members of the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ for their mitzvah project of painting the fence around the New Camden Cemetery on erev Rosh Hashanah. However, the article about the project contains (Oct. More...

ABOUT LETTERS

The Voice welcomes letters of up to 250 words from its readers. To be considered for publication, letters should include a verifiable home and street address and day and evening telephone More...

Religion Column

It's always darkest before the dawn

Parashat Bereshit Gen. 1:1-6:8 Pr. Is. 42:5-43:10 Have you ever wondered what it must have been like to be the first person on earth, with everything new and unknown? More...

Special Sections

Candidates duke it out at congressional forum

No love lost between John Adler, Chris Myers, during Oct. 19 Election Forum

With Chris Myers (Republican) calling the NJ State Senator a "serial taxer," and John Adler (Democrat) telling the Medford Mayor, "don't be a jerk," the gloves were nowhere in sight during the Oct. 19 third Congressional District Election Forum. More...

Radical Israeli settlers angry, disillusioned, turn to violence

JERUSALEM— Marking the close of the Fast of Gedaliah, a mournful day that commemorates the biblical-era political assassination of a Jew by another Jew, some 200 religious and secular Israelis assembled outside the Jerusalem home of Professor More...

Mideast

1973 Yom Kippur War documents declassified

WAR DOC

JERUSALEM—Top Israeli army officials did not know what was happening in the field during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, according to documents newly declassified by Israel's Defense Ministry. More...

LET'S TALK…

Bahrain would like Iran, Israel in regional club

JERUSALEM - Bahrain called for the establishment of a Middle East association that would include Israel and Iran. More...

Ill Iranian boy treated in Israel

An Iranian teenager arrived in Israel for emergency brain surgery. More...

Agency

Hatch, Match, Dispatch' subjects of fall Catholic-Jewish Inst. lectures

Birth, marriage and death, virtually every family's major life cycle events, will be explored from Catholic and Jewish perspectives during the Catholic-Jewish Institute for Understanding fall semester. More...

JFCS remembers Dr. Sam Gordon

Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service recently celebrated the memory of a beloved Senior Chai client, Dr. More...

JCF program crosses the Delaware

The Jewish Community Foundation is looking forward to a new relationship "across the river," according to Executive Director Jeff Klein. More...

Life Cycles

BACK-HOFFMAN

Engagements:

Ira and Gloria Back of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Jane Back, to David Adam Hoffman, son of Jerome and Sandra Hoffman of Broomall, PA. Susan is a graduate of the Univ. of Pennsylvania and Temple Univ. More...

BUCHMAN- GASKILL

Tanya and Myron Buchman, of Cherry Hill, announce the engagement of their daughter, Aviva Buchman, to PJ Gaskill, son of the late Susan Gaskill of blessed memory, and David Gaskill, as well as stepson to Peg Krome. More...

BATT

Births:

Emily (nee Phillips), Joshua and Harrison Batt announce the birth of their son and brother, Jonah David Batt, on July 9. He weighed 8 lb., 6 oz. More...

Kid Stuff

Events

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Young Members Group Family Shabbat Service and Dinner at 6:15 p.m. Magician to follow. Open to all and cost is $18 for adults and $10 for children. Call Stacey Chazin at 424-6108 to register. More...

Columns

Akko more dangerous than Teheran

REHOVOT, ISRAEL More...

Who to pick at the polls: Two views

McCain—if you care about foreign policy

WASHINGTON—As a patriotic Jewish American, I care deeply about Israel's well-being and security as well as that of our own country. More...

Obama—if you value rights & justice

ATLANTA—I am one of those 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling. I was a Hillary supporter. I did not support Senator Clinton because she was a woman but because I liked her policies and record. More...