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American tycoon involved In Israeli newspaper fight

JERUSALEM— Should a billionaire tycoon who lives abroad be entitled to use his money to influence Israeli political life? More...

Local News

MEET CAROL HUPPING FISHER…

Love of Jewish learning helps motivate Publication Society director By DAVID PORTNOE Voice staff

AGE: 60 FAMILY: Husband Bill; children Haddon & Lauren PETS: Mindy, a cat HOBBIES: Gardening, hiking, bicycling & reading FAVORITE AUTHORS: “I love everything—P.D. More...

Jewish Scouts honor Jerome Epstein

The National Jewish Committee on Scouting (NJCOS) presented its Shofar Award to Rabbi Jerome M. 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...

Federation

Raising a disabled child is never easy…

Raising a disabled child is never easy, but few people have faced as much adversity as Artem Kenzler of Rustavi, Georgia. More...

Start the New Year off with a little laughter

Start the New Year off with a little laughter! Join the Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey for a night of “Hilarity & Charity” on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. More...

World News

Recent incidents highlight tension between Orthodox & non-Orthodox

Pluralism wars:

WASHINGTON—A string of controversies has reignited the pluralism wars, prompting a loose alliance of American and Israeli Jews to wage a renewed campaign against Orthodox control in the Jewish state.   More...

Muslim messages oppose antisemitism

Muslims placed personal messages against antisemitism on the Facebook page of a Muslim reformist and author. More...

Hacker attacks Jewish Web sites

A hacker attacked Jewish Web sites in Boulder, Colo., posting antisemitic messages.   The Web sites of two Boulder synagogues, Bonai Shalom and Har HaShem, were defaced. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15   TEMPLE EMANUEL   Tot Shabbat at 7 p.m. for children ages five and under. Call 489-0029.   TEMPLE SINAI   OF CINNAMINSON Tot Shabbat at 7 p.m. Call 829-0658.   FRIDAY, JANUARY 22   CONG. More...

Camp Guide

CAMP AND TOUR CONSULTANTS Judy Macnow 610-446-2267 or 800-609-2267 judy@campandtour.com www.campandtour.com FREE camp referral service. Selecting a camp is an important decision. More...

New program creates leaders at Camp Galil

Project “Kadima,” which means “Forward,” is a new initiative of the Habonim Dror Youth Leadership Organization, now piloted by Camp Galil’s year round youth movement.  More...

Columns

Who kept Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi out of New Jersey?

Elected officials are failing our citizens

ENGLEWOOD, NJ (JTA)—Like many people these days, I am a busy man. More...

Agreements worked to keep Gadhafi out

FAIR LAWN, NJ (JTA)—In his JTA article, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach completely misrepresented a situation important to the people of Englewood, NJ, the city where I was born, served as mayor from 1983 to 1989, and now have the honor of representing More...

New technologies are revolutionizing life for disabled people

COMPUSCHMOOZE

A new class of assistive technologies are dramatically altering the way people with various disabilities are able to engage in their daily activities. The Pulse SmartPen, from Livescribe (http://bit.ly/4DKjvU), is one of these devices. More...

Voice blog in transition

Illanah Respes, chief blogger for Illanah’s World made aliyah last month. Busy establishing her new life, she will not be posting regularly for an unspecified period. More...

Birthright celebrates 10 years

Birthright Israel participants, on a tour marking the 10- year anniversary of the program, dance as they are welcomed at Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport. More...

Mideast

Hadassah hospital director to resign

The top-ranking professional at the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem will resign.   More...

Israel’s Cabinet to honor language

Israel’s Cabinet is set to make the birthday of Eliezer Ben- Yehuda, the father of modern Hebrew, National Hebrew Day. The recommendation must pass the Ministerial Committee for Symbols and Ceremonies.   More...

Iraq will sue over ’81 attack

Iraq is planning to sue Israel for bombing its nuclear reactor at Osirak nearly three decades ago. More...

Agency

Mitzvah project benefits JFCS

Sammi Markoe organized a community walk as a mitzvah project for her bat mitzvah. More...

Jewelry night benefits JCC

Pick out the perfect gift, receive a discount and make a difference at the Jay Roberts Jewelry Extravaganza benefitting the Katz JCC. The event is free and open to the community. It will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Night out for women only

Looking for a fun night out with the girls?   Women ages 21 and up are invited to the Katz JCC for the annual Women’s Night Out at the XRKADE on Thursday, Jan. 21 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

DOLORES RUTH ALLEN, 82, of Mt. Laurel and formerly of Pennsauken, died of cancer on Dec. 22. Wife for over 50 years of Arthur. Mother of Brian and Amy. Grandmother of five. Sister-in-law of Ruth. Daughter of Ben and Mattie Benson. More...

Ian Berg, 68, dies, was businessman and philanthropist

Ian J. Berg, of Cherry Hill, died on Dec. 23. A financial services entrepreneur, he was the president of Copelco Corp., a firm he founded in 1972. The firm eventually grew to over 1,600 employees. It was sold to Citicorp in 2000. More...

Do It!

Do It

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13 ADATH EMANU-EL   Y.E.S. Club meeting at noon. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15   CONG. BETH EL   Singles Shabbat service at 8 p.m. Call Norma at 662-7916.   THURSDAY, JANUARY 21   SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Movie Night at the Ritz Theater in Voorhees. Meet at 6:45 in the lobby. More...

Editorial

Israel is treating the UN with exceptional generosity

News reports indicate that Israel has reached an agreement with the United Nations to pay $10-million for damage caused to UN buildings during Operation Cast Lead. That is generous—perhaps too generous.   More...

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