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Turnersville actor & writer has musical in production

MEET JOSHUA KURTZ…

AGE: 18 FAMILY: Parents Karen and Stephen, brother Brian and sister Hillary FAVORITE FOOD: Sushi FAVORITE BOOK: “Dracula” FAVORITE DESTINATION: New Orleans It’s altogether fitting that the section of Joshua Kurtz’s resume on More...

Young leaders at Adath Emanu-El

Avra Bossov and Wyeth Shabel of Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel have been elected officers of the Pennsylvania Area Region of the North American Federation of Temple Youth for 2010-2011. 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

Battling unemployment & poverty in the Baltics

To battle rising unemployment and poverty among Jews in the Baltics, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), has launched two of its successful Ariel Job Centers in Riga, Latvia and Tallinn, Estonia. More...

LIONS OF JUDAH

Dov Ben-Shimon, executive director of strategic development for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) recently visited Southern New Jersey making multiple presentations about the hot More...

Life Cycles

Birth:

KUTIKOV

Jessica (nee Katz) and Alexander Kutikov announce the birth of their daughter, Lilah Yael, on Jan. 19, 2010.   More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16 TEMPLE EMANUEL   Bring a brown bag lunch and meet with other seniors at noon. Call 489-0029.   FRIDAY, JUNE 18   ADATH EMANU-EL   Installation Shabbat Service at 8 p.m. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JUNE 18   TEMPLE EMANUEL   Tot Shabbat service for children under five years old at 7 p.m. Call 489-0029.   CONG. M’KOR SHALOM Family services at 7:30 p.m. for families with school-aged children. Call 424-4220. More...

Columns

Local teen reflects on meeting at White House

& JEREMY SHERMAN   More...

Gaza peace flotilla is ‘just another dog that won’t hunt’

Another day, another barrage of articles, opinions, columns and op-ed pieces on Israel’s intercept of the flotilla of ships bound for Gaza. This story is running a close second to the tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More...

The Gaza flotilla fiasco: A perspective from closer to home

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

On the myriad of Web sites I read about the Gaza Flotilla, one had a poll: Should the Israel Defense Forces have boarded the Mavi Marmara the way that they did? More...

 

Voice 2010 Annual Meeting

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BookMates program partners Camden & Cherry Hill students

On a tree-shaded playground at the Rafael Cordero Molina School, fiveyear old Yairaliz Lugo listened to a story written, and read, by 14-year-old Lydia George-Koku.   More...

Mideast

Weather app divides Jerusalem

iPHONE

Yahoo’s weather application for the iPhone has divided Jerusalem.   Users of the pre-installed application must now choose between West Jerusalem and East Jerusalem, West Bank, to get the weather for the city following a change. More...

Mordechai Eliyahu, ex-chief rabbi, dies

RABBI MOURNED…

Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu, spiritual leader of the national religious movement in Israel, has died. More...

Tony Blair sides with Israel on Gaza

Israel has the right to inspect what goes into Gaza, Middle East mediator Tony Blair told an Israeli television station. More...

Agency

JFCS to host long-term care insurance seminar June 23

Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) invites the community to attend a free seminar on Wednesday, June 23 from 7-9 p.m. in the Katz JCC’s Family Activity Center. More...

Triathletes celebrate victory

Celebrating their recent triumph at the Katz JCC’s Kids Triathlon were (front, from left), Leslie Zhang, Nicole Meskin, Jake Bowne, Taegan Field, Greer Field, and Ellie Riley, with (rear, from l More...

Joyful Noise special needs chorus will raise the roof at Katz JCC

Joyful Noise, a stunning chorus of adults with physical and neurological challenges, will present “Singing from the Heart,” a choral festival and community sing, on Tuesday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MILDRED B. (nee Bless) ADELMAN, of Voorhees, died on May 26. Wife of the late Leon Adelman. Mother of Mark R. (Abigail) Adelman and Lois Adelman. Grandmother of one.   LILLIAN (nee Rosenthal) BLONDER, of Cherry Hill, died on May 31. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, JUNE 17 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Movie Night at the Ritz Theater in Voorhees. Meet at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby. Cost is $5. Dinner to follow at a local diner. Call Ned at 858-2666. FRIDAY, JUNE 18 CONG. More...

Editorial

Among her many mistakes, Helen Thomas ignored history

If teenager Adam Nesenoff hadn’t had the chutzpah to request a media credential for the American Jewish Heritage Month event at the White House—he runs a website called ShmoozePOINT.com—Helen Thomas would still be plying her trade More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

The stuff of legends enriches us to this day

Parashat Chukat Num. 19:1-22:1 More...

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