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Cahns host Major Gifts

Lori Klinghoffer (second from left), UJC National Women's Philanthropy chair, presented the case for giving at the 2009 Jewish Federation Major Gifts reception. More...

Local News

'The Judge' prepares to celebrate a century of achievement

MEET THE HON. WILLIAM LIPKIN…

EARLY YEARS Born in Chester, Pa., and moved to Camden at the age of four. ALMA MATERS A graduate of Camden High School, he earned both his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania ARMY SERVICE He rose to the rank of captain in the U.S. More...

SAIL soccer team takes bronze in statewide Special Olympics

The Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service SAIL soccer team won the bronze medal in Division One at the statewide Special Olympics Fall Festival Tournament. More...

TALK TO US…

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Federation

AMEX Program benefits Federation donors

WAYS TO GIVE

The Jewish Federation is once again participating in the GivingExpress® Online Program from American Express. This program is open to American Express card members, and runs through Dec. 31. More...

Shop online and do a world of good

Shopping for the holiday season? When you shop online at iGive.com, a portion of each purchase will be donated to the Jewish Federation. More...

5th annual Vodka Latke & Tzedakah

YOUNG ADULT DIVISION

Ladies and gentlemen! Get out your party clothes and dancing shoes for the biggest and hottest party of the year, the fifth annual Vodka Latke & Tzedakah. More...

World News

Female rabbi makes history

Julie Schonfeld was chosen as the first female rabbi to direct an American rabbinical association. Schonfeld was named as the new executive vice president of the Rabbinical Assembly, the Conservative movement's rabbinic group. More...

Yad Vashem honors Aborigines

Seventy Australian trees will be planted at Yad Vashem to honor a little-known protest by Aborigines against the Nazis in 1938. More...

Mormons baptize Holocaust victims

A coalition of Jews is denouncing the Mormon church for posthumously baptizing victims of Nazi concentration camps. Jews have sparred with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints over the practice for more than a decade. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

CELIA (nee Barlam) MARCHIONE-ARNOPOL, of Cherry Hill, died on Oct. 31. Wife of Joseph Marchione. Mother of Joi (Leonard) Mirsky and Robert Arnopol. Sister of Melvin (Gladys) Barlam. Aunt of Terry Barlam and Cindy Garnick. More...

Do It!

Events

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19 CONG. BETH EL Annual Women's Dinner will take place for the last time at the Chapel Ave. location. TEMPLE EMANUEL Seniors Brown Bag Lunch at noon. Call 489-0029. CONG. More...

Kid Stuff

Events

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 CONG. B'NAI TIKVAH Tot Shabbat at 7 p.m. for families with children up to age seven. Call 589-6550 for details. CONG. M'KOR SHALOM Family Services at 7:30 p.m. for families with schoolaged children. More...

Columns

Edgar Bronfman misses the boat

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Obama merits congratulations, questions

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Over the next few years, the Jewish community will face serious challenges. More...

Democratic candidate represents Jewish values

DALLAS (JTA) — This year, once again, the Jewish community overwhelmingly supported the Democratic nominee for president. More...

Special Sections

 

Breaking News

Podcast updates Iceland story in Fall/Winter Attitudes

Attitudes, Jewish Federation Publications More...

Local reactions to Election '08

By DAVID PORTNOE Voice staff The Voice conducted interviews with six South Jersey residents, selected at random as they entered the JCC, soliciting their views on the recent presidential election. More...

Mideast

POLITICOS SLAM OLMERT

Proposed Syria talks deemed inappropriate

Israeli politicians criticized Ehud Olmert for his reported plans to renew talks with Syria. More...

FIGHTING AIDS…

Circumcision helps Africa

In a clinic in the hills of Swaziland's capital, Israeli doctors have been training their counterparts in male circumcision, hoping expertise in the ancient technique will help in the battle against the modern scourge of AIDS. More...

Uranium found at Syrian site

Investigators from the International Atomic Energy Agency reportedly found traces of enriched uranium in Syria. More...

Agency

Community pitches in to raise funds for BookMates literacy program

BookMates volunteers, their friends and relatives, Jewish Community Relations Council and Catholic-Jewish Commission board members, Subaru of America, the Healey Family Foundation, and countless other community members joined forces in August and S More...

JFCS seeks holiday gift card donations

The holidays are coming and money is tight for many families, which could translate into fewer or no gifts for children. Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service is asking the community for gift cards to toy stores and other big box stores. More...

Lions Gate promotes Meredith Becker

Meredith Becker has been appointed the assistant executive director of housing at Lions Gate, according to David Ross CEO of the Continuing Care Retirement Community in Voorhees. Becker started at Lions Gate as assistant administrator in 2006. More...

Life Cycles

Wedding:

MEDOFF-FRIEDMAN Mitchell and Stephanie Medoff and Judge Joshua and Andy Friedman of Cherry Hill, announce the marriage of their children, Carly Alyssa Medoff and Jonathan Michael Friedman. The ceremony took place July 6 at Cong. More...

Births:

RAVITZ Stefanie (nee Friedman) and Neil Ravitz of Dresher, PA, along with big sister Julia Lilly, announce the birth of their son and brother Benjamin Israel (Yisrael) on Feb. 26. More...

B'nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL LANCE ADLER, son of Daniel and Karin Adler, on Nov. 1. EVAN ADLER, son of Daniel and Karin Adler, on Nov. 1. JOSHUA BERNSTEIN, son of Larry and Bobbi Bernstein, on Nov. 8. CONG. More...

Going Solo

Events

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20 SOUTH JERSEY JEWISH SINGLES Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Rabbi Jerome David will speak about "Israel at Sixty." All are welcome. Free to members and $3 to nonmembers. Call Rhonda Solomon at 273-0423 for details. More...

Editorial

Election makes history; transition fascinates

"Change has come to America," Barack Obama said the night of his election. And regardless of who we voted for, we have embraced that change. More...

DRY BONES…

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Letters

Aid the economy: buy American cars

For many years now you would have been considered very patriotic to buy American cars in light of their inferiority. More...

Religion Column

The ultimate 'improve your relationship' manual

Parshat Chayeh Sarah Gen. 23:1-25:18 If you walk into any bookstore, you will find an entire section on marriage and relationships. More...