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Jewish life is a passion for this Cherry Hill native

MEET MARIAM SHPEEN FEIST…

AGE: 47 FAMILY: Husband Bob and two children, Max (10) and Jacob (13) SYNAGOGUE: Cong. Beth El ALMA MATERS: Cherry Hill East, Goucher College, More...

Muslims, Jews, Catholics learn and break bread together

Addressing a group of Jews, Catholics and Muslims on the topic, 'Understanding Abraham: Jewish, Catholic and Muslim Perspectives," were (from left) Fr. Joe Ferrara, Priest Convener of Our Lady Mt. Carmel and St. More...

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Federation

Ellen Litman: Lions Gate resident survived Holocaust

STORIES FROM THE HEART

Rekindling the past can often paint memories we'd prefer to forget. But some people know that sharing their painful memories can influence youth and safeguard the future. Ellen Litman is one such person. More...

World News

JTS facing severe cuts

The Jewish Theological Seminary announced that it still has a $5.5 million budget gap even after a round of cuts. More...

Specter departure leaves one GOP Jew

Arlen Specter, the only Jewish Republican in the U.S. Senate, is becoming a Democrat. Specter, a longtime Pennsylvania lawmaker, announced that he switched his party affiliation and will run for re-election in 2010 in the Democratic primary. More...

Auschwitz note discovered in wall

A message written by Nazi prisoners and placed in a bottle was discovered by builders working near the site of the Auschwitz death camp. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

ALBERT AUSLANDER, of Haverford, PA, died on Apr. 16. Husband of the late Rosalie (nee Silber) Auslander. Father of Steve (Anne) Auslander, Richard (Margie) Auslander and Cathy (Dr. Paul) Berenbaum. More...

Do It!

Events

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 CONG. BETH EL Dine and Study. Call 675- 1166. POMEGRANATE GUILD Meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Cong. M'kor Shalom. More...

Going Solo

Events

THURSDAY, MAY 14 MERCER BUCKS JEWISH SINGLES Happy Hour at Katmandu from 6-8 p.m. for ages 38-60. Members are free and guests are $5. RSVP to MBJS.rsvp@yahoo.com. FRIDAY, MAY 15 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. More...

Editorial

Government was right to end ill-conceived case

When two staff members of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) were charged under the 1917 Espionage Act several years ago, the case sent shock waves throughout the pro-Israel community. More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Kiddush HaShem…living a Jewish life

"You shall observe my directives and perform them, I am HaShem. You shall not desecrate My holy name! More...

 

Durban II brings out strong, determined, pro-Israel cadre

Repeat of 2001 not wanted

GENEVA — Eight years ago, the European Union of Jewish Students sent a 10-person delegation to Durban, South Africa, for the first U.N. World Conference Against Racism. More...

Israel marks Memorial Day

Photo: Gili Yaari/Flash 90/JTA Israelis at the Kiryat Shaul Military Cemetery in Tel Aviv stand silent for a two-minute siren on Israel Memorial Day, April 28. More...

Mideast

Analysis: U.S. links Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Iran

JERUSALEM—As Israel's new government reviews its foreign policy options, Benjamin Netanyahu is coming under increasing pressure from Israel's main ally and biggest trading partner to stay on course for a two-state solution with the Palestinia More...

Israeli economy is 'coping well'

RECESSION

Israel is "coping relatively well" with the current economic crisis, the Bank of Israel governor said. Stanley Fisher presented the Bank of Israel's Annual Report for 2008 to President Shimon Peres. More...

Jewish doctor gets Saudi prize

MEDICINE MAN…

Saudi Arabia awarded a top medical prize to an American Jewish oncologist. Ronald Levy, who heads the oncology division at the Stanford University Medical School, won the 2009 King Faisal International Prize for medicine. More...

Agency

Glenn Fuhrman to be installed as president at JCC Annual Meeting

Glenn Fuhrman will be installed as president of the Katz JCC at the agency More...

Commemorate Israel's Memorial Day, celebrate her independence

In Israel, a long, mournful siren wails out across the country. Everything comes to a stop. People leave their cars and stand at attention. School children put their books down and stand by their desks. More...

JCF hosts 'spirited' seminar

The Jewish Community Foundation's Professional Advisory Committee hosted a financial planning seminar on April 23 to help guide community members during these challenging economic times. More...

Life Cycles

Births:

ADLER Kristine (nee Kelly) and Brian Adler of Medford announce the birth of their daughter, Katelyn Kelly Adler, on Apr. 3. She weighed 6 lb., 5 oz. and was 19 inches long. More...

Wedding:

Lauren and Ken Sperry of Cherry Hill announce the marriage of their daughter, Erica Ivy, to Dr. Brian Seth Winters, son of Becky and Donald Winters of Brick. The ceremony and reception took place on June 1, 2008 at Cescaphe Ballroom in Phila. More...

Kid Stuff

Events

FRIDAY, MAY 8 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Nursery School Shabbat at 7 p.m. Call 829-0658. TUESDAY, MAY 12 CONG. BETH EL Kittah Bet concert. Call 675-1166. TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Religious School Lag B'Omer Picnic from 5:30-6:30 p.m. More...

Columns

Want a two-state solution? How about this?

REHOVOT, ISRAEL—Alex Gottleib rushed to Haifa in order to catch a boat that would take him to Paphos, Cyprus for his wedding. More...

Two views: Obama's first 100 days

Republicans see some cause for concern

WASHINGTON (JTA)—As Americans examine the first 100 days of the Obama administration, it is important to make a candid assessment of the president's actions so far. More...

'So far, so good,' say Democrats

DALLAS — During his first 100 days in office, the U.S. Jewish community has already taken great pleasure with the performance of President Barack Obama. More...

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