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Gov. Christie lends his support

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (center) headlined the list of elected officials who attended Federation’s Super Sunday event on Jan. 31. More...

Local News

College student uses winter break to help rebuild New Orleans

MEET LINDSAY MILGRIM…

AGE: 19 FAMILY: Parents Amy & Arthur Milgrim; sister Jayne (22) PETS: Cody, a Tibetan terrier HOBBIES: Reading; Zumba, a dance workout; and travelling FAVORITE BOOKS: “To Kill a Mockingbird” & “The Lovely Bones” FAVORITE MOVIE More...

Emanuel Mitzvah Day helps Camden

Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill held its Annual MLK Mitzvah Day. Over 125 participants lent a hand in several community service projects. 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

STORY FROM THE HEART

When Avi (not his real name), an Orthodox Jew from Brooklyn, and his family relocated to Cherry Hill in search of a better job, he never expected things to turn out the way they did. More...

YOUNG ADULT DIVISION

The Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey recently gathered at PJ Whelihan’s Pub in Cherry Hill for a “Brews with Jews” Happy Hour. More...

World News

Jewish biathlete sets her sights on Olympic medal in Vancouver

NEW YORK—When the call from Germany arrived at the Spector family home in Lenox, Mass., last month, the voice on the other end betrayed little of the excitement one would expect from a newly minted Olympian. More...

Survivor’s grandson buys Mengele diary

The grandson of a Holocaust survivor reportedly bought the diary of the notorious Josef Mengele. More...

Jewish-themed films get Oscar nominations

Three Jewish-themed films and an Israeli film are in the running for Academy Awards. More...

Obituaries

David L. Garfield, was M’kor Shalom & JCC president

David L. Garfield, of Cherry Hill, a Jewish leader who served as both president of Cong. M’kor Shalom and the Katz JCC, died on Jan. 26. More...

Paul Krane, 86; ‘Mr. Willingboro’

Paul Krane, a former mayor of Willingboro and active member of the Jewish community, died on Jan. 21 at the age of 86.   More...

DEATH NOTICES

TERRIE (nee Lipkind) ALTMAN, of Voorhees, formerly of Cherry Hill, died on Jan. 31. Wife of Lewis Altman. Mother of Drew (Stacey) Altman, Julie (Joel) Schwartz and the late Bari Altman. Grandmother of three. More...

Editorial

Syria promotes tension to prop up a corrupt regime

In recent weeks, Syria’s leader Bashar al- Assad accused Israel of not wanting peace and Syria’s foreign minister talked about attacking Israel’s cities. Is Syria about to launch a war against Israel?   More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Break the chains of self-doubt to achieve freedom

Mishpatim Exodus 21:1-24:18 More...

Special Sections

Voice blog renamed

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...

Community says farewell to Jeremy Kane, Marine killed in Afghanistan

The Jewish community of Southern New Jersey laid a true hero to rest when Lance Corporal Jeremy Kane was buried following a moving funeral at Cong. M’kor Shalom on Friday, Jan. 29. Hundreds came to bid him farewell. More...

Mideast

Religious gays in Israel find hope in new initiatives

TEL AVIV—Gidi Grunberg at 16 fell in love with a boy at his Orthodox high school near Tel Aviv. More...

Israel vulnerable to Haiti-like damage

EARTHQUAKES

An earthquake as powerful as the one that hit Haiti is going to hit Israel, an expert said. More...

Bibi’s teen son is #1 in Bible quiz

NETANYAHU WIN…

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s youngest child won the Jerusalem district’s Bible Quiz. Avner Netanyahu, 15, will represent the Jerusalem public school district in the national Bible Quiz to be held later this year.   More...

Agency

Jewelry Extravaganza sparkles

Enjoying the Katz JCC’s Jewelry Extravaganza at Jay Roberts Jewelers were (from left), Jay Golde and Jake Spiegelman, representing Jay Roberts Jewelers; Sherri Hoffman, chair of Denim and Diamon More...

Family Service video honored

“Touching People’s Lives,” a video documentary that describes the diversity of services and programs of Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS), has been honored with More...

Free Expo to improve lives

With the goal of helping people improve their lives in a variety of ways, the Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) is teaming up with the Burlington County College Foundation (BCCF) to host the “Body, Mind, & Bottom Line” Expo on Sunday, Ma More...

Life Cycles

Engagements:

MINOFF-ZIEMBA   Dr. Michael and Susan Minoff of Cherry Hill and Dr. Thomas and Ila Ziemba of Wilmette, IL announce the engagement of their children, Meredith Ashley Minoff and Justin Bradley Ziemba.   More...

Birth:

KUPERSTEIN

Jennie (nee Winter) and Jay Kuperstein announce the birth of their daughter, Charlotte Jordan (Chaya Yardena), on Mar. 23, 2009. More...

Do It!

Do It

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10 ADATH EMANU-EL   Y.E.S. Club meets at noon. Rabbi Bert Schuman, currently working in Krakow, Poland, who will speak on “The Revival of Progressive Judaism in Poland.” Bring your lunch. Call 608-1200. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FEBRUARY 12 - FEBRUARY 14 YOUNG JEWISH LEADERSHIP   CONCEPTS   Valentine’s Ski Weekend at Pocono’s Blue Mountain. For information and registration, call Lou Balcher at 800-223-YJLC or email Lou4yjlc@aol.com. More...

Kid Stuff

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...

Kid Stuff

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14 ADATH EMANU-EL   Purim Cradle Roll at 11:30 a.m. for pre-schoolers ages two and a half through five. Registration a must. Call 608-1200.   FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19   CONG. More...

Columns

Hezbollah gains a toehold inside Security Council

NEW YORK (JTA)—Sheik Hassan Nasrallah is not likely to take a seat at the UN Security Council’s horseshoe table, but the Hezbollah terrorist organization he has led since 1992 now has a toehold inside the world body’s most prestigi More...

‘Strangers in a strange land’ find a warm welcome far from home

First person:

In the Torah portion “Vayera” read in all synagogues in the fall, Abraham sees strangers approaching, goes out to meet them, and invites them to enter his tent. He treats them with hospitality, giving them the opportunity to rest. More...

Florida residents can reconnect during Annual Reunion Feb. 23

MONEY MATTERS

The Jewish Community Foundation’s 13th Annual Florida Reunion is shaping up to be one of the best yet! It will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 23. This year, it will be sponsored by Vincent Gravina, a private client group of Stifel Nicolas.   More...