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Attorney has made the study of antisemitism his passion

MEET NEAL E. ROSENBERG…

AGE: 59 FAMILY: Wife Karen; children Meredith (26) and Daniel (19)   SYNAGOGUE: Chabad Lubavitch of Camden & Burlington Counties   More...

Politz marks Israel Independence Day

Politz Day School in Cherry Hill celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, with a visit from Shlomi Samet (center) of the Israeli Consulate in Philadelphia. 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

Country Club to hold annual event on June 3

Woodcrest Country Club will sponsor its annual Men’s & Women’s Federation Day on Thursday, June 3 to benefit the Jewish Federation Annual Campaign. More...

World News

Controversy erupts after Israeli ambassador chosen to speak at Brandeis commencement

NEW YORK—Brandeis has sparked a controversy in the university community with its selection of Israel’s ambassador to Washington as its commencement speaker. More...

Tikkun magazine to honor Goldstone

Tikkun magazine will give its 25th annual ethics award next year to Richard Goldstone, author of the U.N. report on the Gaza war.   More...

Rabbi, Jewish officials arrested at protest

A rabbi and two Jewish officials were arrested in Chicago for their part in immigration reform protests.   More...

Do It!

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 5   ADATH EMANU-EL   Mitzvah Cooking at 7 p.m. We provide meals to the Providence House and others in need. Call 608-1200.   CONG. More...

Kid Stuff

Camp Guide

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMPS AT THE KATZ JCC www.katzjcc.org   More...

Editorial

The Jewish community must keep its attention focused on Darfur

In this era of the 24-hour-a-day news cycle, media outlets are always looking for the next big story. An earthquake happens; there is 24-hour saturation coverage, and then a few days later (if that), it’s on to the next big story. More...

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Israelis maintain presence in Haiti for the long haul

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti— Amir Kashi, a 34-year-old social worker from Maale Adumim, and Yehona t an Abraham, a 30-year-old medic from Beersheva, knew nothing about Haiti before the earthquake in January. More...

Mideast

Hamas leader condemns video

A senior Hamas leader has condemned the cartoon video released by the terrorist organization’s armed wing showing Gilad Shalit returning in a coffin.   More...

Israel lifting ban on iPads

Israel has lifted its ban on the iPad.   The Communications Ministry announced that it would allow personal imports of the Apple iPad into the country.   More...

Special police protect Palestinians

A special task force of border police will be stationed in the West Bank to protect Palestinian property. More...

Agency

Glenn Fuhrman to be installed for 2nd term at JCC Annual Mtg.

Glenn Fuhrman will be installed for a second term as president of the Katz JCC at the 53rd Annual Meeting on Monday, May 17. The event will also celebrate the Katz JCC’s 13-year bar mitzvah anniversary in its current location.   More...

JFCS Director Weiss honored

Jennifer Weiss, executive director of Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service, received the AJFCA Chairman’s Award at the recent National Conference of the Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies in Los Angeles.&nb More...

JCF to honor community leaders at Annual Meeting on May 25

The Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. (JCF) will hold its 30th Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 25 at 6 p.m. at the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus.  More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

DOROTHY (nee Bragin) ABRAHAM, of Cherry Hill, died on Apr. 16. Wife of the late Norman Abraham. Mother of Marlene Janove, Harold (Dolly) Rosenthal, Susan Gross, Lynn Abraham, Esq., and Beverly Philip. Sister of Bernice Goldstein. More...

Abraham “Al” Yesser dies; helped liberate Buchenwald

Abraham “Al” Yesser, who as an American soldier during World War II helped liberate Buchenwald Concentration Camp, died on Apr. 26. A Cherry Hill resident, he was 88. More...

Columns

Local students pen Holocaust-themed poems

Two local students recently composed poems inspired by the Holocaust. Jaclyn Platt, of Voorhees, is a 14-year-old student at Voorhees Middle School. Her family attends Cong. Beth El. More...

Sarah Palin, not President Obama, reflects Americans’ spirit on Israel

A policy debate:

PHILADELPHIA (JTA)—The Obama administration’s tilt against Israel, its tacit acceptance of a nucleararmed Iran and its weak approach to combating Islamic terrorism all pose a direct challenge to Jewish Americans.   More...

Jews must stay on the side of Obama’s visionary leadership

PASADENA, CA (JTA)—When President Obama took office last year, our country seemed to be teetering. More...

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