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Actor teaching her craft to area youngsters

MEET RENEE RICHMAN-WEISBAND…

FAMILY Husband, Dr. David Weisband; daughters, Heather, Avi, Molli, and Anni HOMETOWN McKeesport, PA SYNAGOGUE Cong. More...

Tiles mark Adath Emanu-El’s 50th anniversary

A tile wall, comprised of tiles designed by Adath Emanu-El families to commemorate their synagogues 50th anniversary, was dedicated on Sunday, March 14. 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 participants to support Chai Lifeline

WOMEN’S GALA

Attendees of the Jewish Federation Women’s Gala, slated for May 5, will have an opportunity to provide cheer to a child with cancer or another major illness by participating in a special Mitzvah Project to benefit the New Jersey affiliate of C More...

PBS broadcast kicks off Holocaust Memorial Day observance

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL OBSERVANCE

The Jewish Federations of North America will sponsor a new PBS Masterpiece Classic production of the Diary of Anne Frank to air on PBS on Holocaust Memorial Day, Sunday, April 11. More...

YAD takes on Boston

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

World News

Local delegation enthusiastic about national leadership conference

NextGen leaders gather in Boston:

More than 220 young Jewish professionals from 50 communities across the continent convened in Boston from March 14- 16 for the 2010 National Young Leadership conference of The Jewish Federations of North America.  More...

Israeli wines triumph at Madrid competition

MADRID (JTA) — Seven Israeli wines were recognized in the Bacchus International Wine Competition in Madrid.   More...

Cantor: Some threats Because he’s Jewish

WASHINGTON —U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor said he has received threats partly because he is Jewish.   More...

Kid Stuff

Camp Guide

CAMP GALIL P.O. Box 1245 (winter address) Newtown, PA 18940 484-684-6532 www.campgalil.org More...

Events

SATURDAY, APRIL 10   CONG. BETH EL   Youth Services every week for ages 7-12, Shabbat Pray and Play for ages 3-6. Call 675- 1166.   CONG. M’KOR SHALOM   Tot Shabbat at 10 a.m. More...

Columns

Israel’s government is committed to peace

KFAR VRADIM, Israel— Sitting in Israel, we often wonder what our old friends in Cherry Hill think of the goings on in our little country. Increasingly they express embarrassment over my government’s obstinate behavior. More...

First person: A chance encounter

It was a chance encounter.   I was alone, with my back to the wind, on that chilly fall afternoon. More...

Help JFCS provide financial assistance to cancer patients

FAMILY TALK

Cancer can be devastating to family’s finances. The medical expenses and the loss of income while the patient is fighting his or her illness can quickly wipe out family’s budget and life savings. More...

 

Analysis: No resolution to U.S.-Israel tensions; Pelosi says Congress stands behind Israel

For Benjamin Netanyahu, the formula for resolving U.S.-Israeli tensions came in the form of a flow chart. More...

Mideast

Discussion on new construction halted

JERUSALEM— All discussions over new construction in Jerusalem have been frozen, according to reports. More...

Heavy Israeli travel season begins

ON THE MOVE…

JERUSALEM — One of Israel’s heaviest travel seasons began late last month.   Some 47,000 passengers passed through Ben Gurion International Airport March 27 on about 300 flights. More...

Barak visits slain soldier’s home

JERUSALEM— Israel Defense Minister Ehud Barak visited the home of a soldier killed in March 27 in a firefight on the Gaza border.   More...

Agency

Andi Levin to take helm of JFCS; Installation May 11

Andi Levin will be installed as president of Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service on Tuesday, May 11, at the agency’s 66th Annual Meeting and Recognition of Volunteers. The meeting will start at at 7:30 p.m. More...

Treblinka survivor will keynote Apr. 12 Yom Hashoah observance

Eddie Weinstein, Holocaust Survivor and author of 17 Days in Treblinka: Daring to Resist, and Refusing to Die,” will share his personal account of his 1942 escape from Treblinka as keynote speaker at the JCRC Community Yom Hashoah Holocaust Ob More...

Jewish Film Festival to screen acclaimed Holocaust films

Five new films, most making their New Jersey debuts, will consider the Holocaust from distinct perspectives at the April 18- 25 Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

LT. COL. SIDNEY CHERNIN, USAF Ret., 78, of Mt. Laurel, died on Mar. 23. Husband of the late Florence (nee Miller) Chernin. Father of Mark (Susan) Chernin and the late Gerald Chernin. Brother of Ernest (Elayne) Chernin. More...

Do It!

Do It

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 CONG. BETH EL   Sisterhood Minyan & Me every week at 7:30 a.m. Prayer and discussion. Call 675-1166.   CONG. M’KOR SHALOM   Lunch with the rabbis every week through May 12 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Dinner at Champs in Marlton at 6:30 p.m. RSVP to Judy at 609-953-8649.   SUNDAY, APRIL 11   MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.   Movie at Grant Plaza in Northeast Phila. at 1 p.m. More...

Editorial

Seize the special opportunity that summer brings for Jewish children

What to do with the kids this summer?   Common wisdom has it that the Jewish summer camp is a life transforming experience. And it often is. So give this option special consideration when planning your youngster’s summer.   More...

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Religion Column

Yom Ha’Atzmaut and Hatikvah … hope

Kol Od beleivav p’nimah, nefesh   Y’hudi homiyah. . . More...

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