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South Jersey native at the epicenter of diplomacy

FAMILY: Parents Rose Magness and Eli Turetsky Brothers Justin (20), Jared (16), and Jake (11) SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom   HOBBIES: Ice hockey and traveling   More...

Community observes Kristallnacht

Southern New Jersey commemorated Kristallnacht. More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

World News

Mets praised for event decision

NEW YORK—The New York Mets will allow the Hebron Fund to host its annual dinner at a club in the team’s stadium despite a protest. More...

Stolen Bible back in Vienna

NEW YORK—A Bible that vanished from a Vienna library on the eve of Kristallnacht began its journey back to Austria 71 years to the day after its disappearance.   More...

Yoffie talks food at Reform biennial

TORONTO—Reform Jews should eat less red meat and consider more carefully what food they serve in their synagogues, the movement’s leader said.   More...

Obituaries

Max Odlen, 98, former Jewish Federation, Beth El president

Max Odlen, president of the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ from 1960-62, and president of Cong. Beth El from 1957-1959, died Nov. 3 at Doctors Hospital in Sarasota, Fla. More...

DEATH NOTICES

CLAIRE S. (nee Miller) DRIBEN, 97, of Marlton, died on Oct. 25. Wife for 42 years of the late Abe (Al) Driben. Mother of Louise I. Driben of Marlton and Dr. Charles J. Driben. Mother-in-law of Brenda Driben of Cherry Hill. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20 CONG. BETH EL   Family Shabbat Service at 7 p.m. Call 675-1166.   TEMPLE EMANUEL   Tot Shabbat at 7 p.m. for children ages five and under. Call 489-0029.   CONG. More...

Columns

Check out your local library for the latest in Jewish DVDs

You know how much we love books…but movies have an important place in our hearts and on our library shelves, too. We gathered to talk about some recent DVD releases, and some old favorites.   More...

‘Sorry, but that blouse is not available in your size…’

SALLY’S WORLD

OK, so your mother always warned you that life isn’t fair. But you were sure she was wrong. And you were going to prove it.   Except she wasn’t.   We all get walloped. More...

Special Sections

David Snyder new executive at Southern New Jersey JCRC

David Snyder will become the new executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) on Nov. 23, announced Vicki Zell, president of the community relations agency of the Jewish Federation. More...

Star power at ABC Festival

The stars came out for the Blank Rome Festival of Arts, Books & Culture of the Katz JCC. Thousands of people were enlightened and entertained by over 30 authors, artists, and luminaries. More...

Mideast

Israel dedicates Jerusalem monument

9/11

A monument to the victims of 9/11 was dedicated in Jerusalem. The monument, commissioned and built by the Jewish National Fund-USA/Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael, depicts the World Trade Center and Pentagon through sculpture and landscape architecture. More...

Hezbollah bars Anne Frank book

BANNED BOOK…

Hezbollah pressured a private school in Beirut to drop from its curriculum a textbook containing excerpts of “The Diary of Anne Frank.”   More...

Did U.S. stop Israeli attack?

The United States vetoed an Israeli plan to attack a ship bearing weapons allegedly from Iran to Hezbollah, according to an Arabiclanguage newspaper. More...

Federation

Jewish organizations & synagogues mobilize for Super Sunday/Super Week

SUPER SUNDAY 2010

Local Jewish organizations, groups and synagogues are being encouraged to come as teams and make calls for the Jewish Federation’s community-wide phone-a-thon; Super Sunday/Super Week 2010. Super Sunday will take place on Jan. More...

Update on rescue of Yemenite Jews

JFED HELPED

A new Jewish immigrant from Yemen now resettled in Monsey. NY stared in disbelief at the mezuzah affixed to her doorpost. Asked if there was a problem, the woman expressed shock that she could openly display this Jewish symbol. More...

Life Cycles

Birth:

MAIDENBERG   Carolyn Sonstein of Cherry Hill announces the birth of her fourth grandchild, Annabel Claire (Sara Chana) on Monday, Sept. 29. The proud parents are Jennifer and Avi Maidenberg of West Orange. More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL   MALCOLM CILLS, son of Kenneth and Judith Cills, on Nov. 14.   ERIC WOLFINGER, son of Laurie Gerber and Michael Wolfinger, on Nov. 21.   CONG. More...

Do It!

Do It

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18 CONG. BETH EL   Women’s special weekday Minyan every week at 7:30 a.m. Hazzan Alisa Pomerantz-Boro will lead a discussion afterwards. Call 675-1166. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Janet Sclaroff, songwriter and guitarist, will perform at the meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room at Temple Emanuel. Cost for guests is $3. Contact Vivian at 609-440-8606. More...

Editorial

It isn’t only Iran’s nukes that the world must stop

President Obama recently said that Iran must choose between its suspected nuclear weapons program and the international community. More...

DRY BONES…

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