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Educator has a passion for her students and Judaism

MEET ELAINE MENDELOW-PINCHUK…

FAMILY: Elaine’s daughter Karen Mendelow Nelson, son Gary Mendelow, Bill’s daughter Nancy Pinchuk Frank, Bill’s sons Robert and Steven Pinchuk SYNAGOGUE: Temple Sinai in Cinnaminson HOBBIES: Piano and gardening FAVORITE FOOD: Husban More...

A Hebrew ‘Cat in Hat’ at Politz school

Rabbi Avraham Glustein, head of school at Politz Day School in Cherry Hill, delighted students by translating “The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. 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

Gala to feature laughter with a purpose

WOMEN’S DIVISION

Looking for a fun “girls’ night” that combines laughter with doing a mitzvah? Then mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 5 and plan to attend the Jewish Federation’s Women’s Gala. More...

ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

Leah Golan (center) is welcomed to the community by Ed and Arlene Plasky who graciously hosted a brunch at their home on Sunday, Mar. 14. More...

Life Cycles

GROSS-BLACKSTONE

Andrew and Amy Blackstone of Cherry Hill and Robert and Ginger Gross of North Bellmore, NY, announce the engagement of their children, Matthew Evan and Jamie Elaine.   More...

TATZ-COHEN

Ruth and Mark Tatz of Moorestown and Sharon and Mitchell Cohen of Center City Phila. announce the engagement of their children, Lauren Nicole Tatz and Jeremy Ephraim Cohen.   Lauren graduated from Muhlenberg College with a dual B.A. More...

ROTHENBERG-FICHMAN

Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Fichman of Lake Worth, FL, formerly of Cherry Hill, announce the marriage of their son Jonathan David to Melissa Hallie Rothenberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Rothenberg of Plantation, FL.   More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, MARCH 25 SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Howard Schulze, President of Hometown Trainers will provide an exercise program. Cost is $3 for non-members. Call Judy at 609-953-8649. More...

Editorial

The message of responsibility resonates throughout Passover

One of the themes of the Passover seder is the injunction to tell the story of the Exodus from Egypt as if we had lived it ourselves. More...

DRY BONES…

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Columns

Israel has a right to defend its Jewish heritage

JERUSALEM (JTA)—Imagine if someone forbade you from seeing your loved ones or banned you from visiting the graves of your grandparents. More...

What you eat can inspire your own personal exodus from Egypt

LOS ANGELES—With lots of matzah, boxes of the right flat stuff required for the making of everything, are you kosher for Passover? What about the day after; then what happens?   More...

Ultra-Orthodox political power threatens Israeli society & security

Growing up in Southern New Jersey, I looked forward to hearing Rabbi Albert Lewis of Temple Beth Sholom report to the congregation after his Israel trips. A frequent theme was the division in Israel between religious and secular Jews.  More...

 

Jewish groups criticize silence on incitement

NEW YORK— In response to the Obama administration’s stepped-up criticism of Israeli building plans in Jerusalem, Jewish groups are slamming the White House for failing to speak out more against Palestinian incitement.   More...

Hundreds prep for Passover at fun-filled DJE events

Passover poses unique challenges to people on restrictive diets, particularly diabetics who need to cut down on carbohy- drates. So what’s a diabetic to do when surrounded by all that matzah? More...

Mideast

Brazilian leader snubs Herzl, honors Arafat

INSULT

Brazil’s president laid a wreath at Yasser Arafat’s grave after refusing to visit the grave of Theodor Herzl.   President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva met with Palestinian Authority leaders in Ramallah.   More...

Don’t marry DiCaprio, Israeli group urges

THE WRONG MAN…

Members of a Jewish nationalist group have written to Israeli supermodel Bar Rafaeli urging her not to marry her non-Jewish boyfriend, actor Leonardo DiCaprio.   More...

Israel wants nuclear energy

Israel announced its interest in producing electricity from nuclear energy at a conference in Paris. Syria announced the same intention at the conference hosted by France to promote nuclear reactors.  More...

Agency

YAD takes on Boston

Ten members of Federation’s Young Adult Division (YAD) participated in the National Young Leadership Conference held in Boston from Mar. 14-16. More...

GHMEC hosts young actors

Local Holocaust survivor Ellen Litman (pictured) shared her personal story of survival with the young actors from “Number the Stars.” The Jewish Community Relations Council’s Goodwin More...

FOR THE RECORD

An article in the Mar. 10 issue of the Voice, “Walk to benefit JFCS services for local cancer patients & families,” incorrectly stated the amount of money raised in last year’s cancer walk. More...

World News

Public figures who break the rules can learn from little children

TEL AVIV—In preparation for the meeting with Lev’s preschool teacher, I shaved and took my good suit out of the closet.   “It’s a 10-in-the-morning meeting,” my wife laughed. More...

Jewish groups upset with Presbyterians

Jewish groups are upset with recent actions by the Presbyterian Church USA regarding its Israel policies. More...

Reform movement urges outreach to intermarried

The Reform movement should encourage interfaith couples to stay in the Jewish community, a task force proposed.   More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

GERTRUDE “TRUDY” (nee Abramson) ADLER, of Voorhees, died on Mar. 4. Wife of the late Arthur Adler. Mother of Paul (Rochelle) Adler and Richard (Suzy) Adler. Grandmother of four and greatgrandmother of six. More...

Do It!

Do It

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM   Interactive parenting session. Open to all. Contact Tammy Raden at gold_raden@yahoo.com.   CONG. M’KOR SHALOM   The Seniors sponsor a catered Passover Seder at 5 p.m. 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...

JCC Medford camps slate Open House

The JCC Camps at Medford, for children ages 3-14, will hold an Open House on Sunday, Apr. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Medford Campsite, 400 Tuckerton Road, Medford. More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MARCH 26   TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON   Alef Chag HaSiddur family dinner and service at 6 p.m. Call 829-0658.   SUNDAY, MARCH 28   ADATH EMANU-EL   Passover Cradle Roll at 11:30 a.m. More...

Religion Column

Our ancestors helped break the shackles of slavery

As we read the story of the Exodus in the course of the annual cycle of Torah lessons and again in the spring during our Passover seder, we hear very clearly Moses’ challenge to Pharaoh—“Let my people go!” We focus our attent More...

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