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Stellar athlete enjoyed Jewish life at JCC Camps

MEET DANIEL KAPILOVICH…

AGE: 14 FAMILY: Parents Inna & Roman; brother Uri SYNAGOGUE: Chabad in Cherry Hill HOBBIES: Sports and playing guitar FAVORITE BAND: Linkin Park FAVORITE FOOD: Chinese Daniel Kapilovich looks really comfortable. More...

JCC campers help the needy with donations to JFCS Pantry

Campers from the JCC Camps at Medford collected non-perishable kosher food for the Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service Food Pantry. The food drive was spearheaded by the Gesher CITs and held during Spirit Week. More...

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Federation

JDC Bar/Bat Mitzvah program sparking Jewish life

Looking at Dasha Mazanik, one would never know that at one time her only Jewish experience was limited to what her grandmother and sole guardian, Tamara, shared. More...

World News

Brit Tzedek & J Street explore formal alliance

WASHINGTON—Two dovish pro- Israel groups are exploring a formal collaborative relationship. More...

U.S. Jews press Mubarak on Mideast

WASHINGTON—U.S. Jewish leaders urged Egypt's president to take the lead in encouraging other Arab nations to make conciliatory gestures to Israel. More...

Netanyahu denies 'self-hating Jew' remark

WASHINGTON—Benjamin Netanyahu quickly tried to deny a report that he called top Obama administration officials "self-hating Jews," Israel's U.S. ambassador said. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

ELAINE APPLEBAUM, of Camden and Cherry Hill, died on Aug. 15. Daughter of the late Sol and Rebecca (nee Garson) Applebaum. Cousin of Selma Blaker. BERNARD BELLER, 91, of Cherry Hill and formerly of Norwich, CT, died on Aug. 6. More...

Robert Novak dies; harsh Israel critic

WASHINGTON—Robert Novak, the conservative columnist whose scoops broke many a career, made his reputation as a journalist by being unafraid to attack his ideological brethren. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. The SJ Improv Group will perform. Free to members and $3 for non-members. Call Vivian at 609-440- 8606. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 SJ JEWISH SINGLES BBQ from 2 - 6 p.m. More...

Columns

Mr. President, time to 'recalibrate' on Middle East

NEW YORK (JTA)—I was most privileged to be invited along with 16 other Jewish leaders to meet with President Obama at the White House. More...

Israel advocacy is needed on non-Hillel campuses

CHICAGO—The support of the world's only superpower for the world's only Jewish state is a priceless asset for Israel. More...

Jewish community has stake in gubernatorial race

The 2009 New Jersey gubernatorial election campaign presents an opportunity to share points of view and promote issues with the candidates and the political parties. More...

Podcast: NeatDesk a neat solution

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The Voice is here to stay!

When an obituary of Mark Twain appeared in a newspaper while he was still alive, the great humorist and wit commented that reports of his death were greatly exaggerated. We at the Jewish Voice know how he felt. More...

Adler meets Israeli leaders

Third District Congressman John Adler (left) recently toured Israel, where he met with top Israeli leaders including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right). More...

Mideast

Is the Middle East ready for Obama's peace plan?

WASHINGTON—Are the parties in the Middle East ready for a U.S. peace plan? Or just for a plan for a peace plan? Talk of a near-term U.S. More...

Israeli boxer rising to top

SPORTS

An Israeli boxer reportedly will fight for a world championship for the first time. More...

Officials alarmed at dwindling docs

MEDICINE…

The number of doctors per capita in Israel is dropping to serious levels, according to a Health Ministry report. More...

Agency

Jewish Federation looking for the community's heroes

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is taking part in the First Annual Jewish Community Hero Awards, an online initiative of the UJC/Jewish Federations of North America that celebrates the selflessness and courage of those who put others b More...

Anticipating a great Festival

Dr. Andrew Mulberg, chair of this year's Blank Rome Festival of Arts, Books & Culture, shows off some of the books that will be part of this year's Festival. Tickets for the Nov. 7-15 event go on sale on Monday, Sept. 21 at the Katz JCC. More...

Life Cycles

B'nai Mitzvah:

CONG. BETH EL JACOB SIEGEL, son of Renee and Warren Siegel, on Aug. 6. JORDAN AHARON, son of Yoav and Mindy Aharon, on Aug. 22. JARED GOLD, son of Sherri and Perry Gold, on Aug. 29. More...

Births:

BUCHMAN Deborah (nee Weintraub) and Joshua Buchman announce the birth of their daughter, Samara Yael. She was born on the third night of Chanukah, Dec. 25, 2008, weighing 6 lb., 15 oz. More...

Peretz Alexander receives annual Lightstone Award

Peretz Alexander, a 2009 graduate from Cherry Hill High School West, received the Annual Nan Lightstone Memorial Scholarship Award. More...

Do It!

Do It

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Bingo at 7:15 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Open to the public. FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 CONG. M'KOR SHALOM Family Shabbat dinner at 7:30 p.m. following the Kabbalat Service. Call 424- 4220. More...

Editorial

A growing number of Jews need your help this year

The Jewish Community Voice, like almost every newspaper, has been hit hard by the current economy. We have asked our readers to help us through this difficult time. The Voice, however, is not the only part of our community in need of help. More...

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