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Busy professional has become leading Asperger’s advocate

MEET JACKIE PANTALIANO…

FAMILY: Husband Bob, son Steven (16) & three adult stepchildren CAREER: Public Relations   FAVORITE BOOK: “To Kill A Mockingbird”   FAVORITE MUSIC: R&B   VACATION DREAMS: Israel & Italy   She was a lucky kid who More...

Cherry Hill resident celebrates 105

Helen Levy recently celebrated her 105th birthday at Avista in Cherry Hill. Joining in the celebration were family and friends. 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

Guest opportunities at Thursday, June 3 event

Woodcrest Country Club Men’s & Women’s Federation Day, an event that benefits the 2010 Jewish Federation Annual Campaign, will take place on Thurs., June 3. This event is co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation and Woodcrest Country Club. More...

Federation remains focused on Haiti & Chile

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey continues to work closely with our overseas partners to help victims of the recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile. More...

Life Cycles

LAPIDUS-CAHN

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cahn of Cherry Hill and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lapidus of Armonk, NY announce the engagement of their children, Remy Lapidus and David Benjamin Cahn.   Remy graduated with honors from Washington Univ. in St. More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL   BETH KATZ, daughter of David and Bonnie Katz, on Apr. 10.   JESSICA LANTZ, daughter of Sheree and Adam Lantz, on Apr. 10.   GABRIELLE LANTZ, daughter of Sheree and Adam Lantz, on Apr. 10.   More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

IRWIN BROWDY, 89, of Wellington, FL and formerly of Rockville Centre, NY, died on Mar. 15. Husband of Alice (nee Prensky) Browdy. Father of David (Linda) Browdy, Rick   Kelly) Browdy and Nancy   More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, APRIL 22   SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Janet Sclaroff will lead an evening of Karaoke. Cost is $3. Call Judy at 609- 953-8649.   THURSDAY, APRIL 29   SJ JEWISH SINGLES   More...

Editorial

Antisemitism on the rise as Holocaust’s lessons lost

Following the Holocaust and the death of six million Jews, some observers thought that the enormity of the horror would put an end to antisemitism. More...

DRY BONES…

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Letters

Secularism has captured many

I used to think that intermarriage was the most pressing problem facing American Jewry. I now realize that it is just a symptom of a much more heinous trend. We are voluntarily surrendering our Judaism in unprecedented numbers. More...

Religion Column

Further peace and harmony through holiness

Acharei Mote-Kedoshim Lev. 16:1-20:27 More...

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Community remembers Six Million at annual Yom Hashoah ceremony

“The will to live is stronger than anything,” Holocaust survivor Eddie Weinstein told a standing-room-only crowd at the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus during the Yom Hashoah Community Holocaust Observance. Weinstein would know. More...

Mideast

More seniors fulfilling their aliyah dreams

TEL AVIV—In 1948, Harold Levine of the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn was rumbling through Israel’s Negev Desert in a mobile dental clinic servicing recruits of the fledgling Israeli army. More...

Britain bans Israeli travel ad

WESTERN WALL

An advertisement for travel to Israel was banned in Britain as misleading for showing sites that included the Western Wall. More...

Saudi ends Israel TV plans

‘CUT’…

A Saudi scholar has dropped plans to film a television show in Jerusalem after criticism from a Jordanian group.   More...

Agency

Families celebrate Israel at fun-filled YAD event

AGENCIES IN ACTION

Southern New Jersey families gathered in the Family Activity Center of the Katz JCC for a fun-filled celebration of Israel Independence Day. The Apr. More...

Gift cards for senior services support Family Service programs

“Caring For You” gift cards are now available for a variety of in-home services for seniors who are currently or will be enrolled in the Jewish Family and Children’s Service senior services program.  More...

World News

Liberal Jewish groups optimistic about Stevens’ replacement

Supreme Court:

WASHINGTON—The Jewish groups who liked John Paul Stevens as a Supreme Court justice are getting ready to dish out the same like to whomever replaces him. More...

Jews mourn death of Polish president

Jews in Poland joined in mourning the victims of a plane crash that took the lives of President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of other members of Poland’s leadership. More...

Campaign seeks heirs of Holocaust assets

A campaign is being launched in North America to locate the heirs to Israeli assets originally purchased by Jews who died in the Holocaust.   More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21 CONG. BETH EL   Sisterhood Minyan & Me every week at 7:30 a.m. Prayer and discussion. Call 675-1166.   TEMPLE EMANUEL   Seniors sponsor a Brown Bag Lunch at noon. Call 489-0029. 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 24   CONG. BETH EL   Youth Services every week for ages 7-12, Shabbat Pray and Play for ages 3-6. Call 675-1166.   TEMPLE EMANUEL   Tot Shabbat morning service at 9:30 a.m. Call 489-0029. More...

Columns

Shareholders can help stop Iranian nukes

WASHINGTON—Iran’s president recently announced that his nation has started to process highly enriched uranium and is now a “nuclear state.” This is a chilling reminder of the threat Iran poses.   More...

Jewish institutions must change to attract today’s ‘New Jew’

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

I’ve always been a community oriented person, and the community I primarily identify with has always been the Jewish community. It is no wonder that I decided to build my life in the ultimate Jewish community: Israel.   More...

A grandmother and granddaughter each imagine their perfect day

SALLY’S WORLD

Emily, the granddaughter who is galloping through childhood at an alarming rate, is thankfully not beyond the sort of questions only children think to ask. More...