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M’kor Shalom member saving lives by helping the homeless

AGE: 66 FAMILY: Husband Marty; children Bruce, Stuart & David; six grandchildren FAVORITE BOOKS: “Kane and Abel,” “The Prince of Tides,” and “The Kite Runner” FAVORITE MOVIES: “The Big Chill” & and &ldq More...

Cong. Beth El ‘cooks for friends’

Members of Cong. Beth El recently gathered to “cook for a friend” at the annual Make a Difference Day. 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

Obama rebukes Turkey’s leader

WASHINGTON—President Obama rebuked the Turkish prime minister for belligerent anti-Israel rhetoric, saying it was harming Turkey’s profile.   More...

Bostoner rebbe dies, was Chassidic leader

JERUSALEM—The Bostoner rebbe, Rabbi Levi Yitzhak Horowitz, the first American-born Chasidic leader, has died. He was 88.   More...

JDC health clinic in Ethiopia reopens

WASHINGTON—A health clinic in Ethiopia run by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee has reopened. More...

Do It!

Do It

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16 TEMPLE EMANUEL   Seniors sponsor a Brown Bag Lunch at noon. Call 489-0029.   CONG. M’KOR SHALOM   More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM   Young Members Group Hanukkah Party at 6 p.m. Call 751-6663.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18   TEMPLE EMANUEL   Tot Shabbat at 7 p.m. for children ages five and under. Call 489-0029. More...

Family fun at NMAJH event

Jon Nelson’s Rockin’ Kids Review will rock the house at the National Museum of American Jewish History’s annual “Being Jewish at Christmas” program featuring music, comedy, refreshments and more. More...

Columns

New U.S. antisemitism envoy facing formidable task

WASHINGTON—Hannah Rosenthal, President Obama’s nominee for the post of special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, certainly has her work cut out for her.   More...

Jewish community ignores women leaders at its peril

NEW YORK (JTA)—A recent survey by the Forward of 75 major American Jewish communal organizations found that fewer than one in six are run by women, and that those women are paid 61 cents to every dollar earned by a man. More...

The Zionism of Louis Brandeis was rooted in patriotism

NEW YORK (Tablet)—At 900 pages, “Louis D. More...

 

Settlers step up protests, but Netanyahu stays strong

JERUSALEM— In the wake of the Israeli government’s freeze on building in West Bank settlements, Jewish settlers are planning widespread protests and demonstrations, including blocking roads in Israel proper.   More...

McNabb headlines JCC event

Eagles Quarterback Donovan McNabb headlined the first Katz JCC Sports Award Dinner. The Dec. More...

Mideast

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IDF recruiting for social media war

The Israel Defense Forces will draft recruits to fight the enemy on Facebook and Twitter. More...

NOT FUNNY…

Palestinian grocer sues Baron Cohen

A Palestinian grocer is suing actor Sacha Baron Cohen for $115-million over his portrayal in “Bruno.”   Ayman Abu Aita filed the lawsuit in the United States against the movie’s producers and Cohen, according to reports. More...

Jihad operative arrested in Israel

A wanted Islamic Jihad operative was arrested in Israel. Zalach Muhammad Buchari, 36, was arrested in Nablus in a joint operation of the Israel Defense Forces and Israel Security Agency. More...

Federation

Families gather to do good for holidays

Nearly two dozen local families gathered at the Family Activity Center of the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus for the Jewish Federation’s Young Adult Division (YAD) Community Family Holiday Pro More...

Teen volunteers needed for Super Sunday

If you are a teen who wants to network with other Jewish teens, fulfill community service hours, or just wants to make a difference in your community, look no further than Super Sunday/Super Week 2010. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

STANLEY R. BERNSTEIN, of Delray Beach, FL and formerly of Cherry Hill, died on Nov. 25. Father of H. Joshua Bernstein and David Bernstein. Grandfather of three.   More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17 SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Game Night featuring “Jewish Trivial Pursuit” will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room at Temple Emanuel. Cost is $3 for non-members.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18   CONG. More...

Editorial

Wise community response thwarted Kansas hate group

Hatred came to Southern New Jersey last week in the form of the Westboro Baptist Church. More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Never give up on the dreams you hold dear

Mikketz-Vayigash Gen. 41:1-47:27 More...

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