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Israel & U.S. groups push forward on Iran

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WASHINGTON— The aftermath of Iran's election presents the United States, Israel and pro-Israel advocates here with a dilemma worthy of a medical melodrama: Advocates for radical surgery, notwithstanding the dangers it poses, have the upper ha More...

Local News

Communications pro tells of many jobs with common thread

MEET STEVE LUBETKIN…

FAMILY Wife Judy. Daughters, Sharon (24) & Shelly (19) FAVORITE MUSIC Mostly rock, but classics, Brazilian & Mariachi, too FAVORITE BOOK Umberto Eco's "The Name of the Rose" SYNAGOGUE Temple Emanuel ACTIVITIES UAHC Shaliach Kehilla More...

Katz JCC seniors go Hawaiian via Foundation Mitzvah Project

About a dozen members of the Jewish Community Foundation's Professional Advisory Committee and Board of Trustees plated, served meals, and cleaned up for a Hawaiian-themed dinner dance held in conjunction with the JCC senior meals program. More...

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Federation

Lieberman & Zive to chair Super Sunday/Super Week 2010

Ron Lieberman and David Zive will co-chair the Jewish Federation's Super Sunday/Super Week 2010, announced David Farber, Federation president. More...

World News

YU's Stern College inaugurates program for Jewish educators

NEW YORK—Yeshiva University's Stern College for Women will partner with the Legacy Heritage Fund to create a special program to train women to become Jewish educators. More...

UJC taps Silverman: 'Outsider' to be next president, CEO

NEW YORK — The umbrella organization of the North American Jewish federation system has hired Jerry Silverman, a key player in raising tens of millions of dollars for Jewish summer camps, as its next president and CEO. More...

Empire goes organic

NEW YORK—Empire Kosher poultry is launching lines of organic and antibiotic-free poultry. The Pennsylvania company announced last week that it is ready to roll out both lines nationally. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JULY 17 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. at the new Voorhees location. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916. More...

Columns

It's time to confront racism in Israel

JERUSALEM—The gains made by far-right parties across Europe in the recent European parliamentary elections are certainly cause for concern. But Europe is not the only place Jews should be concerned about the far right rising. More...

Russia, return the Schneersohn 'war booty'

WASHINGTON—During the 1990s, the world was seized with stories of Nazi plunder and heirless property from the Holocaust era. More...

Michael Jackson & the Jewish nose

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Climbing to new heights

Josh Bergman, four, tackles the ropes on his first day at the JCC Camps at Medford. The enthusiastic youngster is one of over 1,600 campers enjoying sports, fun and friendship at camp this summer. More...

Mideast

What's up with Avigdor Lieberman?

Top diplomat being sidelined by government

JERUSALEM—If Avigdor Lieberman's appointment as foreign minister seemed odd when it was made, recent developments cast more doubt over his capacity to function as Israel's top diplomat. More...

Mubarak says soldier is 'fine'

Kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is "fine," Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said. More...

TWO STATES…

Netanyahu says 'two states for two peoples'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used the term "two states for two peoples" during a meeting of his Cabinet. Netanyahu used the phrase, for the first time in public since assuming office, during remarks on his first 100 days in office. More...

Agency

JCF honors scholars, emerging leaders at June 29 awards dinner

The Jewish Community Foundation awarded a total of over $15,000 to 15 scholars and emerging leaders during a June 29 awards dinner at the home of JCF donors Diane and Eytan Irwin. More...

Summer Family MusicFest on Aug. 3

host their second annual Summer Family MusicFest on Monday, Aug. 3 at 5 p.m. Held at the JCC, the program will feature a live concert performance by Hester Street Troupe and Avram Pengas & The Noga Group. More...

Young Israelis at Medford Camps

Recently arrived from Israel for a two-month visit to Southern NJ, during which they will serve in various roles at the Medford JCC Camps, are shlichim, or emissaries, (from left), Danielle Cabili, Meytal Shavit, Avishay Levi Hevroni (from Arad), P2K More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

DR. LEWIS S. ALBAN, of Cherry Hill, died on June 26. Husband of Hedy (nee Gottesfeld) Alban. Father of Rachel Alban and Joseph (Hannah) Alban. Brother of Lenore (Fred) Steinhardt. More...

Do It!

Do It

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 CONG. M'KOR SHALOM Family picnic at 6 p.m. Call 424-4220. THURSDAY, JULY 16 ADATH EMANU-EL Trenton Thunder game. Tickets are $8. Contact Steve Brown at stevene6@comcast. net. More...

Editorial

What if the Voice stopped coming?

That's a no-brainer. You'd call our circulation manager to get your delivery back on track. But what if no one answered? What if the Voice closed down? Think about this seriously. It might happen soon. More...

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Religion Column

The journeys of our lives: Let them be meaningful

Mattot-Masei Num. 30:2-36:13 This week we complete the Book of Bamidbar (in the wilderness) with the double Torah portion Mattot-Masei (literally meaning staffs-journeys). More...

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