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Devastating injury led physician into new career

MEET DR. JUDY WEINSTEIN…

AGE: 56 FAMILY: Husband Bill Pantaleo; daughter Lilia (11); four stepchildren; 1 grandchild SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel HOBBIES: Crafting, music, and travel LISTENS TO: The Beatles, Led Zeppelin; ‘Old-time Funk and Soul’ FAVORITE TV: FOX Ne More...

Crowds cheer 76ers Jewish Heritage Night

Caley Fischer (left) and Ashley Freedman cheer on the 76ers at Jewish Heritage Night. The two teens, members of Cong. Beth El, were among 50 young people from Cong. 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

Final preparations underway for Super Sunday/Super Week

SUPER SUNDAY 2010

Final details are being completed for the Jewish Federation’s annual community-wide phone-a-thon, Super Sunday, set for Sunday, Jan. 31 from 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus in Cherry Hill. More...

World News

Reisman Show marks 45 years

Barry Reisman played his first Jewish record on the air in February of 1965. More...

GOP upset in Mass. shuffles deck in Washington

WASHINGTON—The election of Scott Brown to replace the late Ted Kennedy in the U.S. Senate has thrown the future of health care reform into doubt.   More...

Crete synagogue hit with its second fire

The only synagogue on the Greek island of Crete may have suffered its second arson attack in less than two weeks. A fire at the Etz Hayyim synagogue in the city of Hania destroyed the wooden roof of the building as well as scores of books. More...

Do It!

Do It

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27 AMERICA-ISRAEL CHAMBER OF   COMMERCE   Dan Senor, author of “Startup Nation, The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle” will speak at the Bossone Research Enterprise Center of Drexel Univ. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28 SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Line Dancing at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Emanuel. All are welcome. Cost for non-members is $3. Call Judy at 609-953-8649.   SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7   JEWISH SINGLES ENCOUNTERS   More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31 ADATH EMANU-EL   Tu B’Shevat Cradle Roll at 11:30 a.m. for pre-schoolers ages two and a half thru five. Registration is a must. Call 608- 1200. 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...

Columns

The Jewish way of responding to natural disasters

NEW YORK (JTA)— See. Feel. Act.   These three words are Judaism’s answer to the questions that occur to religious people at this time of great human suffering in Haiti. More...

Israel performs miracles around the world, yet neglects its neighbors

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

My eight-year-old son, Maytav, came home from school beaming with pride. He told us that he had learned all about earthquakes and proceeded to tell us the geological causes of them. More...

A night out to enjoy the romance and thrill of the big screen

SALLY’S WORLD

So there we were, hanging out on a Saturday night, when one of us said, “Hey, let’s go to the movies!” Simple as that.   More...

 

Community rallies to help Haiti

Individuals, synagogues and organizations from throughout the community have rallied to relieve the suffering in Haiti. More...

SJ children performing in Holocaust opera ‘Brundibar’

She is a disarming and articulate 13-year-old who has had her bat mitzvah at Temple Emanuel, loves music, and has, like so many of her contemporaries, read “The Diary of Anne Frank.”   More...

Mideast

Prehistoric building uncovered near TA

ARCHAEOLOGY

The remains of a prehistoric building, the earliest ever discovered in the Tel Aviv region, were discovered in Ramat Aviv. The building is estimated to be between 7,800 and 8,400 years old, the Israel Antiquities Authority said. More...

Israel recaptures hummus record

WE WIN…

Israel recaptured the world record for making the largest plate of hummus, nearly doubling a record set in Lebanon less than three months ago. About 50 Arab and Jewish chefs in the Israeli-Arab town of Abu Gosh prepared more than 8,800 lb. More...

Barak visits Turkey in bid to heal rift

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak met with the Turkish defense and foreign ministers in an attempt to repair strained relations. More...

Agency

‘Stepping Out’ at JFCS Gala

Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) will hold its annual fundraiser, “Stepping Out,” on Saturday, Apr. 24 at 8:30 p.m. at the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus. More...

Get into the swim of things

Katz JCC group wellness instructor Wendi Cohen recently taught a preview class of Aqua Zumba, the newest aquatics class at the JCC. Over 40 aquatics enthusiasts attended this pool party workout. More...

Healthy Heart Month at JCC

The Katz JCC, in conjunction with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, will celebrate Healthy Heart Month throughout the entire month of February with events open to the community. More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah

ADATH EMANU-EL   WESTIN BOBADILLA, son of Victor and Shari Bobadilla, on Jan. 16.   LAUREN WEISSMAN, daughter of David and Susan Weissman, on Jan. 23.   CONG. More...

Obituaries

Patsy Brandt, past JFCS president and devoted volunteer, dies at 66

Patsy Auerbach Brandt, a devoted volunteer and past president of Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS), died on Jan. 12. A Cherry Hill resident, she was 66.   More...

NOTICE TO READERS

As the Voice was going to press, we learned of the deaths of two members of the community. Paul Krane, former mayor of Willingboro and active member of the Jewish community, and Jeremy Kane, a U.S. Marine killed in combat in Afghanistan. More...

DEATH NOTICES

LARRY BROWN, of Cherry Hill, died on Jan. 8. Brother of Paul Brown and Francine Kushner. Uncle of Michael Kushner, Andrea Kushner, Jeffrey Brown and Matthew Brown.   More...

Editorial

The Jewish community must respond to suffering

When many people need help at once, to whom does that help go?   When an earthquake ravages Haiti killing hundreds of thousands of people, whom do we help? More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Tu B’Shevat reminds us to heal the planet for all

Tu B’Shevat (the 15th of the month of Shevat, January 30 this year) was originally set up as an indication of when to consider the yearly tithe on crops—a midwinter fiscal new year. More...

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