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Local News

English native brings commitment & creativity to South Jersey

MEET SIMONE BRYERMAN…

FAMILY: Husband Howard; children, four-year-olds Daniel & Elizabeth SYNAGOGUES: Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill & South Hampstead Synagogue in the UK INTERESTS: Cooking & making beaded jewelry FAVORITE FOODS: More...

Event promotes interfaith understanding

Farhat Biviji reads the new Mission Statement and Guideline Principles of the Jewish-Catholic-Muslim Dialogue of Southern New Jersey as Sr. More...

TALK TO US…

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Federation

Connect with a winner…become a Super Sunday/Super Week sponsor

Want to see your name or your company's name in lights associated with one of the longest and most successful community-wide fundraising events? Become a sponsor for the Jewish Federation's 30th annual Super Sunday/Super Week. More...

Susie Fishbein to cook with Young Women's Division

Looking for simple, healthy approaches to cooking or perhaps some creative dishes to impress your family and guests? More...

World News

Alfred Gottschalk dies; major Reform leader

NEW YORK—Reform leader Alfred Gottschalk, who led the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion for 25 years, has died. Gottschalk died in Cincinnati from complications following a car accident. He was 79. More...

JCPA & gov't. officials hold poverty meetings

WASHINGTON—Leaders of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs met with two Obama Cabinet members to discuss poverty. More...

Court gives fine for Israeli flag

BERLIN—A German university student reportedly will appeal a fine for displaying an Israeli flag in response to an anti-Israel demonstration. The student had displayed the flag during a Jan. More...

Do It!

Do It

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 CONG. BETH EL Men's Club will sponsor a delicious dessert after Minyan at 7 p.m. Call Gary Shapiro at 795- 8427. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 CONG. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 CONG. BETH EL New Shabbat program for children ages 3-6 from 11 a.m. - noon called Shabbat Stay & Play. The program will be led by Rinat Morad and will take place on the second and fourth Shabbat of the month. More...

Columns

Why do the media love Jewish scandals?

GREAT NECK, NY—-When reading a newspaper headline like "12 Brooklyn Builders Indicted in Bribery Scheme," do you find your heart skipping a beat as you hope they aren't Jews, or at least Jews with recognizably Jewish names? More...

Change our campuses from polarized to pro-peace

WASHINGTON (JTA)—Last spring, a pro-Palestinian club at American University in this city built a big tent on the main quad. Inside were posters demanding an immediate end to occupation. More...

Rebalance your spiritual portfolio for a better life

BANGOR, Maine (JTA)—The economic downturn has caused many of us to think long and hard about rebalancing our investment portfolios, reducing expenses, and readjusting our priorities when faced with a job loss, the loss of retirement income or More...

Special Sections

Rabbi Lindemann to lead Tri-County Board of Rabbis

Rabbi Steven Lindemann, senior rabbi of Temple Beth Sholom (TBS) in Cherry Hill, has been chosen to serve as the new president of the Tri-County Board of Rabbis (TCBOR). He succeeds Rabbi Jeffrey Arnowitz of Cong. Beth El. More...

Sara-ellen Greenberg chosen for Dollinger Service Award

Sara-ellen Greenberg will receive the H. Richard Dollinger Community Service Award, Federation's highest honor, at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation. The award was renamed last year in memory of H. More...

Mideast

U.N. report on Gaza war biased, say Israel supporters

WASHINGTON—Israel's government and its supporters are promoting a one-sentence strategy to counter a 574-page U.N. report on last winter's Israel-Hamas war in Gaza: Consider the source. "The same U.N. More...

Organ harvesting conspiracy spreads

A conspiracy theory alleging a Jewish plot to harvest organs from Algerian children reportedly is spreading online. More...

Woman leaves 1,400 descendants

A 99-year-old woman left behind at least 1,400 descendants, an Israeli newspaper reported. Rachel Krishevsky, who died Sept. 12, had 11 children, who in turn had 150 children, Ynet reported. More...

Agency

Donovan McNabb featured at JCC's Sports Award Dinner

Football fans, sports enthusiasts, athletes and community leaders will score a touchdown at the JCC's inaugural Jewish Sports Award Dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. More...

JFCS continues caregiver support

In response to the success of its most recent Caregivers Support Group, Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service will begin a new weekly series on Thursday, Oct 15. More...

Sixers' Eddie Jordan at JCC

Philadelphia 76ers Coach Eddie Jordan and player Lou Williams highlighted the recent Sixers Youth Basketball Camp at the Katz JCC. Both spoke to the kids and showed them some proper basketball techniques. More...

Life Cycles

B'nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL JACOB BAUMAN, son of Robert and Denise Bauman, on Sept. 12. JOSHUA FREYER, son of Joel and Elaine Freyer, on Sept. 12. CONG. BETH EL BENJAMIN BRESLAU, son of Leslie and David Breslau, on Sept. 5. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

CHARLES H. COHEN, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, died on Sept. 4. Husband of Marian (nee Schwartz) Cohen. Father of Lori (Brian) Greenberg, Robin (Edward) Cogan and Merri (Mark) Novell. Grandfather of seven. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Charlie Rose, Investment Broker, will discuss the economy, annuities and Long Term Care. Cost is $3. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. More...

Editorial

The U.N. report on Gaza continues a corrupt tradition

The United Nations could have done so much good throughout its history, yet it has done, and continues to do, so much bad. More...

DRY BONES…

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Letters

Israel's government 'foot-dragging'

In a recent issue of the Voice (July 29, page 5), under the title "Israel & Mideast," there were three interesting articles that show Israel's present government "foot-dragging" to peace. More...